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Chapter 12

Of Adoption

1 I. The foundation of adoption
  A. Its recipients: “all those that are justified”
  B. It source: “God vouchsafed
  C. Its ground: “in and for the sake of His only Son Jesus Christ”
  II. The blessings of adoption
  A. Incorporation into God’s family
  B. Reception of a filial disposition
  C. Experience of paternal treatment by God
  D. Reception of the promised inheritance

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p. 164-165. Used by permission.

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