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mersion, or the pouring of water, the prayer shall be as in this service; only, after the words, these Persons, shall be added, and these Infants. After which the remaining part of each service shall be used; first that for Adults, and lastly

that for Infants. 1 If any persons, not baptized 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 Public Baptism of Infants; or, in case of extreme danger, the Office for Private Baptism; only changing the word Infant, for Child, or Person, as occasion requireth.





my life.



Thirdly, that I should HAT

Answer. N. or M. commandments, aud walk Question. Who gave you in the same all the days of this Name?

Answer. My Sponsors in Question. Dost thou not Baptism ; wherein I was think that thou art bound made a member of Christ, to believe, and to do, as the child of God, and an they have promised for inheritor of the kingdom thee? of lieaven.

Answer. Yes, verily; Question. What did your and by God's help Sponsors then for you? I will. And I heartily

Answer. They did prom- thank our heavenly Faise and vow three things ther, that he hath called in my name. First, that I me to this state of salvashould renounce the devil tion, through Jesus Christ and all his works, the our Saviour. And I pray pomps and vanity of this unto God to give me his wicked world, and all the grace, that I may continue sinful lusts of the flesh. in the same unto my life's Secondly, that I should be- end. lieve all the Articles of Catechist. Rehearse the the Christian Faith. And | Articles of thy Belief.


for you, that you should BELIEVE in the keep God's

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ker of heaven and earth : there are ? and in Jesus Christ his Answer. Ten. only Son our Lord; Who Question. Which are was conceived by the Holy they ? Ghost, Born of the Vir

Answer. gin Mary; Suffered under HE same which God Pontius Pilate, Was cruci- spake in the twentieth fied, dead, and buried; He Chapter of Exodus, saydescended into hell, The ing, I am the Lord thy third day he rose from the God, who brought thee dead; He ascended into out of the land of Egypt, heaven, And sitteth on out of the house of bondthe right hand of God the age. Father Almighty; From 1. Thou shalt have none thence he shall come to other gods but me. judge the quick and the II. Thou shalt not make dead.

to thyself any graven imI believe in the Holy age, nor the likeness of Ghost; The holy Catholic any thing that is in heaven Church ; The Communion above, or in the earth beof Saints; The Forgive- neath, or in the water unness of sins; The Re- der the earth. Thou shalt surrection of the body; not bow down to them, And the Life everlasting. nor worship them: for Í Amen.

the Lord thy God am a Question. What dost jealous God, and visit the thou chiefly learn in these sins of the fathers upon Articles of thy Belief? the children, unto the

Answer. First, I learn third and fourth genera to believe in God the Fa-tion of them that hate me; ther, who hath made me, and show mercy unto and all the world.

thousands in them that Secondly, in God the love me, and keep my Son, who hath redeemed commandments. me, and all mankind.

III. Thou shalt not take Thirdly, in God the Holy the Name of the Lord thy Ghost, who sanctifieth me, God in vain : for the Lord and all the people of God. will not hold him guiltless,

Question. You said that that taketh his Name in your Sponsors did promise vain.

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IV. Rememberthat thou thou chiefly learn by these keep holy the Sabbath-day. Commandments ? Six days shalt thou labour, Answer. I learn two and do all that thou hast things; my duty towards to do; but the seventh day God, and my duty towards is the Sabbath of the Lord my Neighbour. thy God.

In it thou shalt Question. What is thy do no manner of work; duty towards God ? thou, and thy son, and thy Answer. My duty todaughter, thy man-ser- wards God, is to believe in vant, and thy maid-ser- him, to fear him, and to vant, thy cattle, and the love him with all my stranger that is within thy heart, with all my mind, gates. For in six days with all my soul, anii with the Lord made heaven and all my strength; to worearth, the sea, and all that ship him, to give him in them is, and rested the thanks, to put my whole seventh day: wherefore trust in him, to call upon the Lord blessed the him, to honour his holy seventh day, and hallowed Name and his Word, and it.

to serve him truly all the V. Honour thy father days of my life. and thy mother; that thy Question. What is thy days may be long in the duty towards thy Neighland which the Lord thy bour ? God giveth thee.

Answer. My duty toVI. Thou shalt do no wards my Neighbour, is to murder.

love him as myself, and to VII. Thou shalt not do to all men, as I would commit adultery.

they should do unto me : VIII. Thou shalt not To love, honour, and sucsteal.

cour my father and mothIX. Thou shalt not bear er: To honour and obey false witness against thy the civil authority: To neighbour.

submit myself to all my X Thou shalt not covet governors, teachers, spiritthy neighbour's house, ual pastors and masters : thou shalt not covet thy To order myself lowly neighbour's wise, nor his and reverently to all my servant, nor his maid, nor betters : To hurt nobody his ox, nor his ass, nor by word or deed : To be any thing that is his.

true and just in all ny Question. What dost dealings : To bear no mal

in my


ice nor hatred

Answer. I desire my heart : To keep my hands Lord God, our heavenly from picking and stealing, Father, who is the giver and my tongue from evil of all goodness, to send his speaking, lying, and slan- grace unto me, and to all dering : To keep my body people ; that we may wor. in temperance, soberness, ship hirn, serve him, and and chastity: Not to covet obey him, as we ought to

desire other men's do. And I pray unto God, goods; but to learu and that he will send us all labour truly to get mine things that are needful own living, and to do my both for our souls and duty in that state of life bodies ; and that he will unto which it shall please be merciful unto us, and God to call me.

forgive us our sins; and Catechist. My good that it will please him to Child, know this; that thou save and defend us in all art not able to do these dangers both of soul and things of thyself, nor to body; and that he will walk in the Commandments keep us from all sin and of God, and to serve him, wickedness, and from our without his special grace; spiritual enemy, and from which thou must learn at everlasting death. And all times to call for by dili- this I trust he will do of gent prayer. Let me hear, his mercy and goodness, therefore, if thou canst say through our Lord Jesus the Lord's Prayer.

Christ. And therefore I Answer.

say, Ameri, So be it. UR Father


many be thy Name. Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be in his Church ? done on earth, As it is in Answer. Two only, as heaven. Give us this day generally necessary to salour daily bread. And for- vation; that is to say, Bap

; give us our trespasses, As tism, and the Supper of we forgive those who tres- the Lord. pass against us. And lead

Question. What meanest not into temptation; thou by this word SacraBut deliver us froin evil. ment? Amen.

Answer. I mean an outQuestion. What desirest ward and visible sign of thou of God in this Prayer? an inward and spiritual

O'kin Heaven, Hallowed Howatha Christ ordained


grace given unto us ; or- Answer. Because they dained by Christ himself, promise them both by their as a means whereby we Sureties; which promise, receive the same, and a when they come to age, pledge to assure us there- themselves are bound to of.

perform. Question. How many Question. Why was the parts are there in a Sacra- Sacrament of the Lord's ment?

Supper ordained ? Answer. Two; the out- Answer. For the con. ward visible sign, and the tinual remembrance of the inward spiritual grace. Sacrifice of the death of

Question. What is the Christ, and of the benefits outward visible sign or which we receive thereby. form in Baptism ?

Question. What is the Answer. Water; where- outward part or sign of the in the person is baptized, Lord's Supper ? In the Name of the Father, Answer. Bread and and of the Son, and of the Wine, which the Lord hath Holy Ghost.

commanded to be received. Question. What is the Question. What is the inward and spiritual grace? inward part, or thing

Answer. A death unto signified ? sin, and a new birth unto Answer. The Body and righteousness : for being Blood of Christ, which are by nature born in sin, and spiritually taken and rethe children of wrath, we ceived by the faithful iu are hereby made the chil- the Lord's Supper. dren of grace.

Question. What are the Question. What is re- benefits whereof we quired of persons to be partakers thereby ? baptized ?

Answer. Tbe strengthenAnswer. Repentance, ing and refreshing of our whereby they forsake sin; souls by the Body and and Faith, whereby they Blood of Christ, as our steadfastly believe the bodies are by the Bread promises of God made to and Wine. them in that Sacrament. Question. What is re

Question. Why then quired of those who come are Infants baptized, wlien to the Lord's Supper? by reason of iheir tender Answer. To examine age they cannot perform themselves, whether they them?

repent them truly of their


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