Chapter 4

Of Creation

1 I. The overview of creation
A. The time of creation: "in the beginning"
B. The Author of creation: "the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit"
C. The purpose of creation: "for the manifestation of the glory of his eternal power, wisdom and goodness"
D. The extent (or object or scope) of creation: "the world, and all things therein, whether visible or invisible"
E. The duration of creation: "in the space of six days"
F. The result of creation: "all very good"
2 II. The apex of creation
A. The constitution of man
B. The identity of man
C. The integrity of man
3 III. The fulcrum of creation

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p75. Used by permission.