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all his works, and constantly mission of sins; the Resur, believe God's holy Word, and rection of the flesh; and obediently keep his com- everlasting life after death? mandments.

Answer. All this I sted I Then shall the Priest demand of each of the fastly believe. persons to be baptized, severally, these Questions following:

Question.
Question.

TILT thou be baptized
OST thou renounce the

in this faith? DOST devil and all his works, Answer. That is

my

desire. the vain pomp and glory of

Question. the world, with all covetous ILT thou then obedidesires of the same, and the ently keep God's holy carnal desires of the flesh, so will and commandments, and that thou wilt not follow, nor walk in the same all the days be led by them?

of thy life? Answer. I renounce them Answer. I will endeavour all.

so to do, God being my Question.

helper. OST thou believe in God

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the Father Almighty Merciful God, grant that Maker heaven and earth?

the old these And in Jesus Christ his persons may be so buried, that only-begotten Son our Lord? | the new man may be raised And that he was conceived up in them. Amen. by the Holy Ghost; born of Grant that all carnal affecthe Virgin Mary ; that he tions may die in them, and suffered under Pontius Pilate, that all things belonging to was crucified, dead, and bu- the Spirit may live and grow ried; that he went down into in them. Amen. hell, and also did rise again Grant that they may have the third day; that he as- power and strength to have cended into heaven, and sit-victory, and to triumph,

, teth at the right hand of God against the devil, the world, the Father Almighty; and and the flesh. Amen. from thence shall come again Grant that they, being here at the end of the world, to dedicated to thee by our ofjudge the quick and the fice and ministry, may also dead?

be endued with heavenly, virAnd dost thou believe in tues, and everlastingly rethe Holy Ghost; the holy warded, through thy mercy, Catholick Church; the Com-o blessed Lord God, who munion of Saints; the Re- dost live, and govern all

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ment to his disciples, that Shieved brethren, that these

things, world without end. | after he shall not be ashamed Amen.

to confess the faith of Christ LMIGHTY, everliving

crucified, and manfully to God, whose inost dearly fight under his banner, against beloved Son Jesus Christ, for sin, the world, and the devil; the forgiveness of our sins, and to continue Christ's faith did shed out of his most ful soldier and servant unto precious side both water and his life's end. Amen. blood, and gave command

Then shall the Priest say,

EEING now, they should go teach all nations, and baptize them in persons are regenerate, and the Name of the Father, the grafted into the body of Son, and the Holy Ghost; Christ's Church, let us give Regard, we beseech thee, the thanks unto Almighty God supplications of this congre- for these benefits, and with gation; sanctify this Water one accord make our prayers to the mystical washing away unto him, that they may lead of sin; and grant that the the rest of their life accordpersons now to be baptizeding to this beginning. therein may receive the ful. Then shall be said the Lord's Prayer, all ness of thy grace, and ever

kneeling. faithful and elect children, Name. Thy kingdom come.

heaven, be through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Thy will be done in earth, As

it is in heaven. Give us this Then shall the Priest take each person to be baptized by the right hand, and placing him day our daily bread. And conveniently by the Font, according to his forgive us our trespasses, As discretion, shall ask the Godfathers and Godmothers the Nane ; and then shall dip we forgive them that trespass him in the water, or pour water upon him, against us. And lead us not saying, I baptize thee In the into temptation ; But deliver

TE yield thee humble Holy Ghost. Amen.

Then shall the Priest say, Father, that thou hast vouchWE

E receive this person safed to call us to the knowinto the congregation ledge of thy grace, and faith

of Christ's flock; in thee; Increase this knowanak mero* and do sign him ledge, and confirm this faith

with the sign of in us evermore. Give thy the Cross, in token that here- holy Spirit to these persons ;

remain in the number of thy OUR Father,

which art in

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and of the Son, and of the We thanks, o heavenly

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upon the person's forehcad.

Son, who liveth and reigneth Adve as for you, who

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that, being now born again, / grow in grace, and in the and made heirs of everlasting knowledge of our Lord Jesus salvation, through our Lord Christ, and live godly, rightJesus Christ, they may con- cously, and soberly in this tinue thy servants, and attain present world. thy promises; through the (And then, speaking to the new baptized same Lord Jesus Christ thy persons, he shall proceed, and say,)

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have now with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Spirit, ever- put on Christ, it is your part lastingly. Amen.

and duty also, being made

the children of God and of Then, all standing up, the Priest shall use this Exhortation following ; speaking to the

the light, by faith in Jesus Godfuthers and Godmothers first. Christ, to walk answerably to TORASMUCH as these your Christian calling, and

persons have promised in as becometh the children of your presence to renounce light; remembering always the devil and all his works, that Baptism representeth unto believe in God, and to to us our profession; which serve him; ye must remem- is, to follow the example of ber, that it is your part and our Saviour Christ, and to be

, duty to put them in mind, made like unto him ; that as what a solemn vow, promise, he died, and rose again for and profession they have now us; so should we, who are

, made before this congrega- i baptized, die from sin, and tion, and especially before rise again unto righteousyou their chosen witnesses. ness; continually mortifying And ye are also to call upon all our evil and corrupt afthem to use all diligence to fections, and daily proceedbe rightly instructed in God's ing in all virtue and godliholy Word; that so they inay ness of living. q It is expedient that every person, thus baptized, should be confirmed by the Bishop so suor

after kis Baptism us conveniently muy've; that so he may be udmitted to the holy

Communion. q If any persons nol buptized in their infancy shall be brought to be baptized before they come to years of discretion to answer for themselves; it may suffice to use the Office for Publicke Baptism of Infants, or (in crise of extreme danger) the Office for Private Baptism; only chunging the wur:/ [Infant) for (Child or Person) as occusión requireth,

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WHAT is your Name

and "Godinothers in my Bap. I belieximighty, Maker of

THAT IS TO SAY, AN INSTRUCTION TO BE LEARNED OF EVERY PERSON, BEFORE HE BE BROUGHT TO BE CONFIRMED BY THE BISHOP.

to give me his grace, that I may continue in the same

unto my life's end. Question. Who gave you Catechist. Rehearse the Arthis Name:

ticles of thy Belief. Answer. My Godfathers

Answer.

Believe in the Fatism; wherein I was made a member of Christ, the child heaven and earth: of God, and an inheritor of And in Jesus Christ his the kingdom of heaven. only Son our Lord, Who was

Question. What did your conceived by the Holy Ghost, Godfathers and Godmothers Born of the Virgin Mary, then for you?

Suffered under Pontius PiAnswer. They did promise late, Was crucified, dead, and and vow three things in my buried, He descended into name. First, that I should re- hell; The third day he rose nounce the devil and all his again from the dead, He asworks, the pomps and vanity cended into heaven, And sitof this wicked world, and all teth at the right hand of the sinful lusts of the flesh. God the Father Almighty; Secondly, that I should be- From thence he shall come to lieve all the Articles of the judge the quick and the Christian Faith. And thirdly, dead. that I should keep God's holy I believe in the Holy Ghost; will and commandments, and The holy Catholick Church; walk in the same all the days The Communion of Saints ; of my life.

The Forgiveness of sins; The Question. Dost thou not Resurrection of the body; think that thou art bound to And the Life everlasting. believe, and to do, as they Amen. have promised for thee? Question. What dost thou

Answer. Yes verily; and chiefly learn in these Articles by God's help so I will. And of thy Belief? I heartily thank our heavenly Answer. First, I learn to beFather, that he hath called lieve in God the Father, who me to this state of salvation, hath made me, and all the through Jesus Christ our Sa- world. viour. And I pray unto God Secondly, in God the Son,

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who hath redeemed me, and the Name of the Lord thy all mankind.

God in vain : for the Lord Thirdly, in God the Holy will not hold him guiltless Ghost, who sanctifieth me, that taketh his Name in and all the elect people of vain. God.

IV. Remember that thou Question. You said, that keep holy the Sabbathyour Godfathers and Godmo- day. Six days shalt thou lathers did promise for you, bour, and do all that thou that you should keep God's hast to do; but the seventh Commandments.

Tell me

me day is the Sabbath of the how many there be ?

Lord thy God. In it thou Answer. Ten.

shalt do no manner of work, Question. Which be they? thou, and thy son, and thy Answer.

daughter, thy man-servant, "HE same which God and thy maid-servant, thy

spake in the twentieth cattle, and the stranger that Chapter of Exodus, saying, I is within thy gates. For in am the Lord thy God, who six days the Lord made heabrought thee out of the land ven and earth, the sea, and of Egypt, out of the house of all that in them is, and rested bondage.

the seventh day; wherefore 1. Thou shalt have none the Lord blessed the seventh other gods but me.

day, and hallowed it. II. Thou shalt not make V. Honour thy father and to thyself any graven image, thy mother, that thy days nor the likeness of any thing may be long in the land that is in heaven above, or which the Lord thy God in the earth beneath, or in giveth thee. the water under the earth. VI. Thou shalt do Thou shalt not bow down to murder. them, nor worship them: for VII. Thou shalt not comI the Lord thy God am amit adultery. jealous God, and visit the VIII. Thou shalt not steal. sins of the fathers upon the

IX. Thou shalt not bear children, unto the third and false witness against thy fourth generation of them neighbour. that hate me, and shew mercy Š. Thou shalt not covet unto thousands in them that thy neighbour's house, thou love me, and keep my com- shalt not covet thy neighmandments.

bour's wife, nor his servant, III. Thou shalt not take nor his maid, nor his ox,

do no

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