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role calling, and as becometh the we, who are baptized, die children of light , remember from fin, and rise again uning always that Baptism ter to righteousnefs ; continually. presenteth untous our profes-n mortifying all cour cevil and fion; which is, to follow the corrupt affections, and daily example of our Saviour Christ, proceeding in all virtue and and to be made like unto godliness of living. 90003 ani BE 03

M10 It is expedient that every Perfon thus baptized should be confirm

ed by the Bishop, fo foor after his Baptism as conveniently may be a that fo he may be admitted to the Holy Communion. si

W I NI-901 Whereas necessity may require the baptizing of Adults in private houses, in confideration of extreme sickness; the same is hereby allozved in that cases, And a convenient, uumber of persons shall be lembled in the house where the Sacrament is to be performed. And in the exhortation, Well-beloved, &c, instead of these zuords come hīther delicing, shall be inserted this word, deli

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I.IS If- ibebe be očcasion for the Office of Infant Bapți[m, and that of Adulte at the

same time, the Minister shall use the exhorjation indoor the prayeršnext following in the Office for Adults only, in the exboriation and prayer, after iße words these Perlogs,

and these thy Servants, adding and these Infants, Thes BE the Minifer Mall proceed to the Questions to be demanded in fbe sajes respectively. After the Immer fion, or the pouring of wajer the prayer fall be as in this service ; only, after the words thefe Persons, Sall be added, and these Infants

. After which, the remaining part of each service shall be used; firf That for Adults, and lastly that for Infants.

silind to If any persons not baptized in their infancy, shall be brought to

Bi baprized before they come 20 years of discretion to answer for Elemfelves, it may fuffice to use the Office for Public Baptism of nánts; or, in case of extreme denger, the Office for Private Baptifm; only changing the word Infant, for, Child, or Pere lon, es pecason réquires).

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An INSTRUCTION, to be learned by every Person before he

be brought to be confirmed by the Bishop.

through Jesus Christ our SaW HAT is your name? viour: And I pray unto God

N. to give me his grace, that I Queft. Who gave you this may continue in the same Dame?

unto my life's end. Answ. My Sponsors in Bap- Catecbift. Rehearse the Artism; wherein I was made a ticles of thy Belief. member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of

Answer. the kingdom of Heaven. Believe in God the Father

Queft. What did your Almighty, Maker of heaSponsors then for you? ven and earth:

Answ. They did promise And in Jesus Christ his only and vow three things in my Son our Lord; Who was conname : First, that I should ceived by the Holy Ghost, renounce the devil and all his Born of the Virgin Mary, works, the pomps and vanity Suffered under Pontius Pilate, of this wicked world, and all Was crucified, dead, and buthe sinful lufts of the flesh; ried; He descended into Secondly, that I should be. Hell ; The third day be rose lieve all the Articles of the from the dead ; He ascended Christian Faith ; And thirdly, into heaven, and fitteth on that I should keep God's holy the right hand of God the will and commandments, and Father Almighty ; From walk in the same all the days thence he shall come to judge of my life.

the quick and the dead. Quest. Doft thou not think I believe in the Holy Ghost; that thou art bound to be. The Holy Catholic Church ; lieve, and to do, as they have The Communion of Saints ; promised for thee?

The forgiveness of fins ; The Anfw. Yes verily; and by resurrection of the body, And God's help so I will : And I the life everlasting. Amen. heartily thank our heavenly Queft. What dost thou Father that he hath called me chiefly learn in these Articles to this state of salvation, of thy Belief?


Answ. Answ. First I learn to be and show mercy unto thoulieve in God the Father, who fands in them that love me, hath made me, and all the and keep my commandments. world.

Ill. Thou shalt not take Secondly, in God the Son, the Name of the Lord thy who hath redeemed me, and God in vain : for the Lord all inankind.

will not hold him guiltless, Thirdly, in God the Holy that taketh his Name in vain. Ghost, who fanctifieth me, IV. Remember that thou and all the people of God. keep holy the Sabbath-day.

Quefi. You said that your Six days shalt thou labour, Sponsors did promise for you, and do all that thou hast to that you should keep God's do; but the seventh day is commandments : Tell me the Sabbath of the Lord thy how many there are.

God: In it thou shalt do no Answ. Ten.

manner of work, thou, and Quest. Which are they? thy son, and thy daughter,

thy man-servant, and thy Answer.

maid-fervant, thy cattle, and HE fame which God the stranger that is within

spake in the twentieth thy gates. For in six days Chapter of Exodus, saying, the Lord made heaven and I am the Lord thy God, who earth, the sea, and all that in brought thee out of the land them is, and rested the seventh of Egypt, out of the house day : Wherefore the Lord of bondage.

blessed the seventh day, and I. Thou shalt have none hallowed it. other gods but me.

V. Honour thy father and II. Thou shalt not make thy mother, that thy days may to thyself any graven image, be long in the land which the nor the likeness of any thing Lord thy God giveth thee. that is in heaven above, or in VI. Thou shalt do no the earth beneath, or in the murder. water under the earth. Thou VII. Thou shalt not comfhalt not bow down to them, mit adultery. nor worship them: For I the VIII. Thou shalt not steal. Lord thy God am a jealous IX. Thou shalt not bear God, and visit the fins of the false witness against thy fathers upon the children, un- neighbour. to the third and fourth gene

X. Thou shalt not covet ration of them that hate me; thy neighbour's house, thou



Shalt not covet thy neigh- to all my betters : To hurt bour's wife, nor his servant, no body by word or deed : nor his maid, nor his ox, nor To be true and just in all my his ass, nor any thing that dealings : To bear no malice is his.

nor hatred in my heart : To Queft. What dost thou keep my hands from picking chiefly learn by these com- and stealing, and my tongue mandments ?

from evil speaking, lying, and Answ. I learn two things ; Nandering : To keep my body my duty towards God, and in temperance, soberness, and my duty towards my Neigh- chastity: Not to covet nor bour.

desire other men's goods ; but Quest. What is thy duty to learn and labour truly to towards God ?

get mine own living, and to Answ. My duty towards do my duty in that state of God is, to believe in him; to life unto which it shall please fear him ; and to love him God to call me. with all my heart, with all Catechift. My good child, my mind, with all my soul, know this, that thou art not and with all my strength; to able to do these things of thyworship him ; to give him felf, nor to walk in the Comthanks; to put my whole mandments of God, and to trust in him ; to call upon serve him, without his special him ; to honour his holy Grace, which thou must learn Name and his Word ; and at all times to call for by dito serve him truly all the ligent Prayer : Let me hear, days of my life.

therefore, if thou canst say Quest. What is thy duty the Lord's Prayer. towards thy Neighbour ?

Answer. Answ. My duty towards UR Father, who art in my Neighbour is, to love him Heaven, Hallowed be as myself, and to do to all thy Name ; Thy Kingdom men as I would they should come; Thy will be done on do unto me: To love, ho- Earth, as it is in Heaven: nour, and succour my father Give us this day our daily and mother : To honour and bread; And forgive us our obey the Civil Authority : trespasses, as we forgive those To submit myself to all my who trespass against us ; And governors, teachers, spiritual lead us not into temptation; pastors, and masters : To or- But deliver us from evil. der myself lowly and reverently Amex.


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Quest. What defireft thou us; ordained by Christ himof God in this Prayer ? self; as a means whereby we

Answer. I desire my Lord receive the fame, and a pledge God, our heavenly Father, to assure us thereof. who is the giver of all good- Quest. How many parts ness, to send his grace unto are there in a Sacrament? me and to all people; that Answ. Two; the outward we may worship him, ferve visible sign, and the inward him, and obey bim, as we fpiritual grace. ought to do : And I pray Quest. What is the outunto God, that he will fend ward visible sign or form in us all things that are needful Baptism? both for our souls and bodies; Answ. Water; wherein the and that he will be merciful person is baptized, In the unto us, and forgive us our Name of the Father, and of the fins; and that it will please Son, and of the Holy Ghost. him to save and defend us in Quest. What is the inward all dangers both of soul and and Ipiritual grace? body; and that he will keep Answ. A death unto lin, as from all fin and wicked- and a new birth unto righteness, and from our spiritual ousness : For being by nature enemy, and from everlasting born in fin, and the children death : And this I trust he of wrath, we are hereby made will do of his mercy and good- the children of grace. ness, through our Lord Jesus Queft. What is required of Christ; and therefore I say, persons to be baptized ? Amen : So be it.

Answ. Repentance, whereby

they forsake fin; and Faith, Question

whereby they stedfastly believe OW many Sacraments the promises of God made to

hath Christ ordained them in that Sacrament. in his Church?

Quest. Why then are InAnsw. Two only, as gene- fants baptized, when by rearally neceflary to salvation ; son of their tender age they that is to say, Baptism, and cannot perform them? the Supper of the Lord. Answ. Because they pro

Quell. What meanest thou mise them both by their sureby this word Sacrament ties; which promise, when

Answ. I mean an outward they come to age, themselves and viGble sign of an inward are bound to perform. and spiritual grace given unto Queft. Why was the Sacra


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