Chapter 22

Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day

1 I. Its regulative principle
A. The general duty of worship revealed by nature
B. The specific regulation of worship revealed by Scripture
2 II. Its restricted presentation
A. In regard to its object
B. In regard to its mediation
3-5 III. Its constituent elements
3-5(a) A. Its ordinary elements
3-4 1. The element of prayer
5(a) 2. Other elements
5(b) B. Its occasional elements
1. Solemn humiliation with fasting
2. Special occasions of thanksgiving
6 IV. Its appropriate locale
A. Described negatively
B. Described positively
7-8 V. Its appointed day
7 A. Its institution
B. Its sanctification

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p266-267. Used by permission.