Chapter 8

Of Christ the Mediator

1 I. His ordination to the office of mediator
A. The Author of the ordination
B. The time of the ordination
C. The framework of the ordination
D. The character of the ordination
E. The purpose of the ordination
2 II. His incarnation for the office of mediator
A. The subject of the incarnation
B. The time of the incarnation
C. The essence of the incarnation
D. The mode of the incarnation
E. The result of the incarnation
1. His full deity
2. His true humanity
3. His single personality
3 III. The qualifications for the office of mediator
A. The anointing of the Holy Spirit
B. The commissioning of God the Father
4-10 IV. The execution of the office of mediator
4 A. Its historical description
5 B. Its central operation
6 C. Its ancient communication
7 D. Its mysterious communions
8 E. Its effectual application
9 F. Its inalienable possession
10 G. Its necessary functions

From: Samuel E. Waldron, A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith, (Evangelical Press, 1989), p126-127. Used by permission.