“There is a legal aspect to union with Christ” (57). He introduces the theme of corporate solidarity: Josh. 7:1-26). “Individuals are not identified in isolation: they are A the son of B the son of C of the tribe of D” (58).
Substitution. OT sacrificial ritual in Lev. 4-5
Representative. All Jesus does he does on our behalf.
Letham finishes this chapter with a survey of Reformed and Puritan thought on Union. Outstanding comments on Justification by faith only. Gives a good rebuttal to Thomas Torrance who accused the Confession of bifurcating justification and union.