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; now by Baptism put on Increase this knowledge, and Christ, it is your part and duty confirm this faith in us ever- also, being made the children inore. Give thy Holy Spirit of God, and of the light by to these persons, that being now faith in Jesus Christ, to walk anborn again, and made heirs of swerably to your Christian caleverlasting falvation through ling, and as becometh the chil. our Lord Jesus Christ, they dren of light : remeinbring almay continue thy servants, and ways, that Baptism representeth attain thy promises, through unto us our profession; which the faine Lord Jesus Christ thy is, to follow the example of our Son, who liveth and reigneth Saviour Christ, and to be made with thee in the unity of the like unto him; that as he died Tame Holy Spirit everlastingly. and rose again for us ; fo should Amen.

we who are baptized, die from Then all standing up, the sin, and rise again unto rightePriest shall use this Exhorta- ousness, continually mortifying tion following: Speaking to all our evil and corrupt affecti the Godfathers and Godmo- ons, and daily proceeding in thers first.

all virtue, and godliness of li. have promised in your pre- ( It is expedient that every perTence, to renounce the devil 'Son thus baptized Mould be and all his works, to believe in Confirmed by the Bishop so God, and to serve him; ye soon after his Baptism as conmust remember that it is your veniently may be ; that so he part and duty to put them in may be admitted to the holy mind, what a solemn vow, pro- Communion. mise and profession they have ( if any persons nut baptized in nuw made before this Congre- 'their Infancy shall be brought gation, and especially before to be baptized before they come you their chosen witnesses. And to years of discretion to anye are also to call upon them to Swer for themselves; it may alle all diligence to be rightly suffice to use the Office for Pub. instructed in Gods holy Word, lick Baptism of Infants, or that so they may grow in grace, (in case of extreme danger ) and in the kriowledge of our the Office for Private Baptism, Lord Jesus Christ, and live only changing the word' [Ingodly, righteously, and soberly fant] for [ Child or Person ] in this present world.

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be learned of every Person before he be brought to be Confirmed by the Bishop. Question.

And in Jesus Christ his only Hat is your Name ? Son our Lord, Who was conAnswer. N.

ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born Question. Who gave of the Virgin Mary, Sufferet you this Name?

under Pontius Pilate, Was erum Answer. My Godfathers and cified, dead and buried, He de. Godmothers in my Baptism, scended into Hell; The third wherein I was made a member day he rose again from the of Christ, the child of God, dead, He ascended into Heaven, and an inheritor of the King. And fitteth on the right hand dom of heaven.

of God the Father Almighty ; Question. What did your From thence he shall come to Godfathers and Godmothers judge the quick and the dead. then for you?

I believe in the Holy Ghost; Answer. They did promise The holy Catholick Church and vow three things in my The Communion of Saints ; name. First, that I mould re- The forziveness of sins ; The nounce the devil and all his resurrection of the body, And. works, the pomps and vanity of the life everlasting. Amen. this wicked world, and all the Question. What dost thou finful lufts of the fleh. Second- chiefly learn in tliefe Articlesly, that I Nould be icve all the o: thy Belief?: Articles of the Christian Faith. Answer. First, I learn to bem And thirdly, that I should keep lieve in God the Father, who Gods holy will and command- hath made me, and all the ments, and walk in the same world.. all tie days of my life.

Secondly, in God the Son, Qucftion. Dost thou not who hath redeemed me, and all think that thou art bound to inankind. "0. believe, and to do, as they have Thirdly, in God the Holy promised for thee?

Ghost, who sanctifieth me, and Ansiver. Yes verily, and by all the ele{t people of God. Gods help so I will. And I Question. You faid that your heartily thank our heavenly Fa. Godfathers and Go:lmothers ther, that ke hath called me to did promise for you, that you this state of salvation, through should keep. Gods commando. Jesus Christ our Saviour. And ments. Tell me how many I

pray unto God to give me his there be ? grace, that I may continue in Answer. Ten: the same unto my lifes end. Question. Which be they?: Catechist. Rehearte the: Arti..

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thee out of the land of Egypt, VIII. Thou shalt not fteal. out of the house of bondage. IX. Thou Aialt not bear

I. Thou fhale have none o- false witness against thy neighther gods but me.

bour. II. Thou shalt not make to X. Thou Malonot covet thy thy self any graven image, nor neighbours house, thou shalt the likeneis of any thing that is not covet thy neighbour's wife, in heaven above, or in the earth nor his servant, nor his maid, bentath, or in the water under nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any the earth. Thou shalt not bow thing that is his. down to them, not worship Question. What dost thou them : For I the Lord thy God chiefly learn by these comam a jealous God, and visit the mandments ? fins of the fathers upon the chil. Answer. I learn two things : dren unto the third and fourth my duty towards God, and my gencration of them that hate duty towards my neighbour. me, and thew mercy unto thou- Question. What is thy duty sands in them that love me, and towards God? keep my commandments.

Anfier. My duty towards lil. Thou shalt not take the God, is to believe in him, to Name of the Lord thy God in fear him, and to love him with vain : for the Lord will not all my heart, with all my hold him guiltless that taketh mind, with all my soul, and his Name in vain.

with all ny strength ; to worIV. Remember that thou ship him, to give him thanks, keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six to put my whole eruit in him, days shalt thou labour, and do to call upon him, to honour his all that thou haft to do; but the holy Name and his Word ; and feventh day is the Sabbath of to ferve him truly all the days the Lord thy God. In it thou of my life. fhalt do nö manner of work, Question. What is thy duty thou, and thy son, and thy towards thy neighbour ? daughter, thy man-servant, and Answer. My duty towards thy maid-fervant, thy cattle, my neighbour, is to love him and the stranger that is within as my self, and to do to all thy gates. For in six days the men as I would they should do Lod made heaven and earth, unto me. To love, honour, the sea, and all that in them is, and succour my father and myand rested the seventh day ; ther. To honour and obey the wherefore the Lord blessed the King, and all that are put in seventh day, and hallowed it. authority under him. To sub

V. Honour thy father and mit my self to all my governthy mother, that thy days may ors, teachers, spiritual pastors be long in thy land which the and masters. To order my self Lord thy God giveth thee. lowly and

reverently tu all my VI.Thou shali dono murder. betters. To hurt no body by

VII. Thou shalt not commit word or deed. To be true and adultery.

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picking and fealing, and my and that it will plea e him to tongue from evil speaking, ly- save and defend us in all dan. ing and Nandering. To keep gers ghostly and bodily; and my body in temperance, fohero that he will keep us from all fin

ness, and chastity. Not to co- and wickedness, and from our 2:14 yes nor dçfire other mens goods; ghostly enemy, and from ever. e but to learn and labour truly to latting death. And this I trust

ger mine own living, and to do he will do of his mercy and has my duty in that state of life un- goodness, through our Lord Jeto which it shall please God to sus Chriít

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Catechist. My good child,

Question. 11 know this, that the art not TOw many Sacraments hath uy self, nor to walk in the com- Church?

mandments of God, and to Ansiver. Two only as gene-
serve him, without his ipecial rally necessary to falvation, that
grace which thou must learn is to say, Baptism, and the Supe
at all times to call for by dili- per of the Lord.
gent prayer. Let me hear there. Question. What meanest thou
fore if thou canst say the Lords by this word Sacrament.
Prayer ?

Answer. I mean an outward

and visible sign of an inward Ur Father, which art in and spiritual grace, given untó Name. Thy Kingdom comie. as a means wiicreby we receive Thy will be done in Earth, As the same, ind a pledge to assure it is in Heaven. Give us this us thereot. day our daily bread. And for. Question. How many parts give us our trespasses, As we are there in a Sacrament? forgive them that trespass a- Antwer. Two: the outward

gainst us. And lead us not into visible sign, and the inward 1 temptation ; But deliver us spiritual grace. 30 from evil. Amen.

Question. What is the ont-
Question. What defirest thou ward vifible sign or form in.
of God in this Prayer ? Baptism?
Ansm. I desire my Lord God

Answer. Water: werein the
our heavenly Father, who is person is baprized, In the Name
the giver of all goodness, to of the Father, and of the Son,
fend his grace unto me, and to and of the Holy Ghost.
all people, that we may wor- Quesliin. What is the inward
fhip him,' serve him, and obey and spiritual grace?
him as we ought to do. And Ansirer. A death unto sin,
I pray unto God, that he will and a new birth worighteous.
send us all things that be need- a-is : for being by nature bora
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wrath, we are hereby made the Answer. Bread and Wine children of grace.

which the Lord hath command. Question. What is required èd to be received. of persons to be haptized ?

Question. What is the inward Answer. Repentance, where- part or thing signified ? by they forsake fin; and faith, Answer. The Body and Blood whereby they stedfastly, believe of Christ, which are verily and the promises of God made to indeed taken and received by the them in chat Sacrament. faithful in the Lords Supper.

Question. Why then are in. Question. What are thc benefants baptized, when by reason fits whereof we are partakers of their tender age they cannot thereby? perform them?

Answer. The strengthning Answer. Because they pro- and refreshing of our souls by mise them both by their Sure- the Body and Blood of Christ, ties: which promife, when they as our bodies are by the Bread coine to age, themselves are and Wine. bound to perform.

Question. What is required Question. Why was the Sa- of them who come to the Lords crament or the Lords Supper Supper ? ordained ?

Answer. To examine them. Ansiver. For the continual selves, whether they repent remenbrance of the sacrifice of them truly of their former fins, the death of Christ, and of the stedfastly purposing to lead a benefits which

we receive new life'; have a lively faith in thereby.

Gods mercy through Chrift, Question. What is the out- with a thankful remembrance ward part or sign of the Lords of his death; and bein charity Supper?

with all men. 9 The Curate of every Parish mall diligently upon Sundays and Holy-days

, after the Second Lemon at Evening Prayer, openly in the Church instruit and examine so many children of his Paris font unto him, as be Mall think convenient, in some part of this

Catechifm. & Arid all Fathers, M thers, Masters and Dames, Mall cau'e their

Children,Scrvants and Apprentices (which have not learned their Catechism ) to come to the Church at the time appointed and obedienily to hear, and be ordered by the Curate, until such time as they have learned all that is here appointed for them to learn. So soon as Children are come to a competent age, and can say in their mother tongue the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments, and also can answer to the other Questions of tlus fpirt Catechism; they shall be brought to the Bishop. And everyone shall have a Godfather or a Codmother, as a witness of their Confirmation And whenfoever the Bishop skall give knowledge for Children to he brouglit 14nto him for their confirmation, the Curate of every, Parish Shall either bring, or send in writing, with his hand


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