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ment of the Lord's Supper fits whereof we are partakers ordained ?

thereby ? Answ. For the continual remembrance of the facrifice and refreshing of our souls by

Answ. The strengthening of the death of Christ, and of the Body and Blood of Christ, the benefits which we receive

as our bodies are by the bread thereby.

and wine. Queft. What is the outward part or sign of the Lord's

Queft. What is required of

those who come to the Lord's Supper

Answ. Bread and Wine, Supper ? which the Lord hath com Answ: To examine themmanded to be received. felves, whether they repent

Quest. What is the inward them truly of their former part or thing signified ? fins, stedfastly purposing to

Anfw. The Body and Blood lead a new life ; bave a lively of Christ, which are fpiritu- faith in God's mercy, through ally taken and received by the Christ, with a thankful refaithful in the Lord's Supper. membrance of his death; and

Quest. What are the bene- be in charity with all men.

The Minister of every Parish fall diligently upon Sundays and Holy-days, or on some other convenient occafions, openly in the Church, inftruet or examine so many Children of bis Parish, sent unto him, as be shall think convenient, in some part of this Catechism. And all Fathers, Mothers, Masters, and Miftreffes shall cause their Children, Servants, and Apprentices, who have not learned their Catechism, to come to the Church at the time appointed, and obedieniły to bear, and to be ordered by the Minifter, until such time as they have learned all that is bere appointed for them to learn.

So soon as Children are come to a competent age, and ean fay the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments, and can answer to the other questions of this foort Catechism, they fall be brought to the Bishop. And whenfoever the Bishop Mall give knowledge for Children to be brought unto him for their Confirmation, ibe Minister of every Parish shall either, bring, ar fend in writing, with bis hand subscribed thereunto, the Names of all such Persons within bis Parish, as he fall think fit to be prefented to the Bishop to be confirmed.

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Or Laying on of Hands upon those that are baptized, and

come to Years of Difcretion. Upon the Day appointed, all. Then all the Bishop say, that are to be then confirmed,

O ye , in the prebeing placed and

sence of God, and of order before the Bishop ; be, this Congregation, renew the or some other Minister ap- solemn promise and vow that pointed by him, mall read this

ye made, or that was made in Preface following :

your name, at your Baptism; O the end that Confir- ratifying and confirming the

mation may be minif- fame ; and acknowledging tered to the more edifying of yourselves bound to believe such as shall receive it, the and to do all those things Church hath thought good to which ye then undertook, or order, that none shall be con- your Sponsors then underfirmed, but such as can say took for you ? the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments; ? And every one shall audibly and can also answer to such

answer, I do. other Questions, as in the

Bilbop. short Catechism are contained: Which Order is very

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of the Lord ; convenient to be observed; to the end that children, heaven and earth.

Answ. Who hath made being now come to the years of discretion, and having of the Lord.

Bishop. Blessed be the Naine learned what their Godfathers and Godinothers pro- without end.

Answ. Henceforth world mised for them in Baptism,

Bishop. Lord hear may themselves, with their

prayer; own mouth and consent, openly before the Church

ra- come unto thee.

Answ. And let our cry tify and confirm the same ;

Bishop. Let us pray. and also promise, that, by the grace of God, they will ever LMIGHTY and evermore endeavour themselves living God, who haft faithfully to observe such vouchsafed to regenerate these things as they, by their own thy servants by Water and the confeffion, have aliented unto. Holy Ghost, and hast given

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unto them forgiveness of all thy Name; Thy Kingdom their fins; ftrengthen them, come ; Thy Will be done on we beseech thee, O Lord, with Earth, as it is in Heaven : the Holy Ghost, the Com- Give us this day our daily forter; and daily increase in bread ; And forgive us our them thy manifold gifts of trespaffes, as we forgive those grace ; the spirit of wisdom who trespafs against us; And and understanding, the spirit lead us not into temptation; ofcounseland ghostly strength, But deliver us from evil. the spirit of knowledge and Amen. true godliness; and fill them, O Lord, with the spirit of And this Collect. thy holy fear, now and for Ameu.

LMIGHTY and ever

living God, who makest Then all of them in order us both to will and to do those kneeling before the Bishop, he things which are good, and Shall lay his Hands upon the acceptable unto thy Divine Head of every one severally, Majesty; we make our humsaying,

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for these thy servants, upon EFEND, O Lord, this whom, after the example of

thy Child, [or, this thy thy holy Apostles, we have Servant] with thy heavenly now laid our hands ; to cergrace ; that he may continue tify them, by this sign, of thy thine for ever, and daily in- favour and gracious goodness crease in thy Holy Spirit more towards them. Let thy Faand more, until he come unto therly hand, we beseech'thee, thy everlasting Kingdom. ever be over them : Let thy

Holy Spirit ever be with Then shall the Bishop fay, them : And so lead them in The Lord be with you.

the knowledge and obedience

of thy Word, that in the end Answ. And with thy spirit. they may obtain everlasting

life, through our Lord Jesus And all kneeling down, the Christ; who, with thee and Bishop shall add,

the Holy Ghost, liveth and
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without end. Amen.
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SOLEMNIZATION OF MATRIMONY.

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