Chapter 27

Of the Communion of Saints

1(a) I. Its redemptive foundation: union with Christ
A. Its realization
1. By His Spirit
2. By faith
B. Its qualification
C. Its scope
1(b) II. Its general definition
A. Its bond
B. Its benefits
C. Its obligations
2(a) III. Its specific expressions
A. Their identity
1. Spiritual services
2. Physical services
B. Their recipients
2(b) IV. Its necessary limitations

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p332. Used by permission.