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that the new man may be raifed up in them. Amen.

Grant that all finful affections may die in them, and that all things belonging to the Spirit may live and grow in them. Amen.

Grant that they may have power and ftrength to have victory, and to triumph against the devil, the world, and the flesh. Amen.

ber of thy faithful children,
through Jefus Chrift our
Lord. Amen.

Then fhall the Minifter take
each Perfon to be baptized by
the Right Hand; and placing
: bim conveniently by the Font,
according to his Difcretion,
fhall afk the Godfathers and
Godmothers the Name; and
then shall dip him in the Wa-
ter, or pour Water upon him,
Jaying,

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Grant that they, being here dedicated to thee by our Office and Ministry, may also be enI baptize thee in the Name of the Father, dued with heavenly virtues, and of the Son, and of the and everlastingly rewarded,

through thy mercy, O bleffed Holy Ghost. Amen.

govern all things, world with- Winto the Congregation Lord God, who doft live and ¶ Then fhall the Minifter fay,

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a Cross upon the

receive this Person

of Chrift's Flock,
Here the Mi-
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nistershall make with the fign of
Person's fore the Crofs; in to-
ken that hereaf-
ter be fhall not be ashamed
to confefs the faith of Chrift

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out end. Amen. LMIGHTY,everliving God, whose most dearly beloved Son Jefus Chrift, for the forgiveness of our fins, did fhed out of his most precious fide both water and blood; and gave commandment to his difciples, that they fhould go teach all nations, and baptize them in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft; regard, we beseech thee, the fupplications of this Congregation; fanctify this water to the myftical washing away of fin; and grant that the Perfons, now to. be baptized therein, may re-¶ ceive the fulness of thy grace,

and ever remain in the num

crucified, and manfully to
fight under his banner, against
fin, the world, and the devil;
and to continue Christ's faith-
ful foldier and fervant unto his
life's end. Amen.

The fame Rule, as to the Omif-
fion of the Sign of the Cross, is
to be obferved here, as in the
Baptifm of Infants.

Then the Minister fhall fay,
EEING now, dearly belo-

ved brethren, that thefe
Perfons

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Perfons are regenerate, and Son; who liveth and reigneth grafted into the body of with thee, in the unity of the Chrift's Church; let us give fame Holy Spirit, everlastthanks unto Almighty God ingly. Amen.

for these benefits, and with
one accord make our prayers
unto him, that they may lead
the reft of their life according
to this beginning.

ben fhall be faid the Lord's
Prayer, all kneeling.

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WE yield thee

¶ Then, all flanding up, the Minifter fhall use this Exhortation following; Speaking to the Godfathers and Godmothers firft:

OR ASMUCH as these

FPerfons have promifed, in

UR Father, who art in your prefence, to renounce Heaven, Hallowed be the devil and all his works, to thy Name; Thy Kingdom believe in God, and to ferve come; Thy Will be done on him; ye muft remember, that Earth, as it is in Heaven: it is your part and duty to put Give us this day our daily them in mind, what a folemn bread; And forgive us our vow, promife, and profeffion trefpaffes, as we forgive those they have now made before this who trefpafs against us; And Congregation, and especially lead us not into temptation; before you their chofen WitBut deliver us from evil. neffes. And ye are alfo to call Amen. upon them to ufe all diligence to be rightly inftructed in E yield thee humble God's holy Word; that fo thanks, O heavenly they may grow in Father, that thou haft vouch- in the knowledge of our Lord fafed to call us to the knowledge of thy grace, and faith in thee: Increase this knowledge, and confirm this faith in us evermore. Give thy Holy Spirit to thefe Perfons; that being now born again, and made Heirs of everlasting falvation through our Lord Jefus Chrift, they may continue thy Servants, and attain thy promifes, through the fame Lord Jefus Chrift thy

grace, and

Jefus Chrift; and live godly, righteoufly, and foberly, in this prefent world.

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And then speaking to the bap tized perfons, he fhall proceed" and Jay,

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ND as for you, who have now by Baptifm put on Chrift, it is your part and duty alfo, being made the Children: of God and of the light, by...

faith in Jefus Chrift, to walk him; that as he died, and rofe

anfwerably to your Chak again for us, fo fhould

calling, and as becometh the we, who are baptized, die children of light, remember from fin, and rife again unwin, ing always, that Baptifm re- to righteousness; continually. prefenteth unto us our profef- mortifying all our evil and fion; which is, to follow the corrupt affections, and daily example of our Saviour Chrift, proceeding in all virtue and and to be made like unto godlinefs of living.

It is expedient that every Perfon thus baptized fhould be confirmed by the Bishop, fo foon after his Baptifm as conveniently may -be that fo he may be admitted to the Holy Communion.

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Whereas neceffity may require the baptizing of Adults in private boufes, in confideration of extreme fickness; the fame is hereby allowed in that cafe. And a convenient number of perfons shall be affembled in t in the house where the Sacrament is to be performed. And in the exhortation, Well-beloved, &c. instead of these. words come hither defiring, ball be inferted this word, defi

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If there be occafion for the Office of Infant Baptifm, and that of Adults at the fame time, the Minister fhall use the exhortation and out of the prayers next following in the Office for Adults; only,

The exhortation and prayer, after the words thefe Perfons and there thy Servants, adding and thefe Infants. Then the Minifer hall proceed to the Questions to be demanded in the cafes refpectively. After the Immerfion, or the pouring of wafer, the prayer fhall be as in this fervice; only, after the words. thefe Perfons, shall be added, and thefe Infants. After which the remaining part of each fervice ball be used; first That for Adults, and laftly that for Infants.

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If any Perfons not baptized in their infancy, shall be brought to. baptized before they come to years of difcretion to answer for Themfelves, it may fuffice to use the Office for Public Baptifm of Infants; or, in cafe of extreme danger, the Office for Private Baptifm only changing the word Infant, for, Child, or Perfon, es occafion requireth.

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An INSTRUCTION, to be learned by every Perfon before he be brought to be confirmed by the Bishop.

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Question.
HAT is your name?
Anfw. N. or M.

Queft. Who gave you this name?

Anfw. My Sponfors in Baptifm; wherein I was made a member of Chrift, the child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of Heaven. Quest. What did your Sponsors then for you?

Anfw. They did promife and vow three things in my name: First, that I fhould renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanity of this wicked world, and all the finful lufts of the flesh; Secondly, that I fhould believe all the Articles of the Chriftian Faith; And thirdly, that I fhould keep God's holy will and commandments, and walk in the fame all the days of my life.

Queft. Doft thou not think that thou art bound to believe, and to do, as they have promised for thee?

Anfw. Yes verily; and by God's help fo I will: And I heartily thank our heavenly Father that he hath called me to this ftate of falvation,

through Jefus Chrift our Saviour: And I pray unto God to give me his grace, that I may continue in the fame unto my life's end.

Catechift. Rehearse the Articles of thy Belief.

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Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:

And in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He defcended into Hell; The third day he rofe from the dead; He afcended into heaven, and fitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence he fhall come to judge the quick and the dead.

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I believe in the Holy Ghoft; The Holy Catholic Church; The Communion of Saints; The forgiveness of fins; The refurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen.

Quest. What doft thou chiefly learn in these Articles of thy Belief?

Anfw.

Anfw. First I learn to believe in God the Father, who hath made me, and all the world.

Secondly, in God the Son, who hath redeemed me, and all mankind.

Thirdly, in God the Holy Ghost, who fanctifieth me, and all the people of God. Quest. You faid that your Sponfors did promife for you, that you should keep God's commandments: Tell me how many there are. An/w. Ten.

Quest. Which are they?

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Anfier.

HE fame which God fpake in the twentieth Chapter of Exodus, faying, I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the houfe of bondage.

and fhow mercy unto thoufands in them that love me, and keep my commandments.

III. Thou shalt not take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless, that taketh his Name in vain.

IV. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six days fhalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the feventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God: In it thou fhalt do no manner of work, thou, and thy fon, and thy daughter, thy man-fervant, and thy maid-fervant, thy cattle, and the ftranger that is within thy gates. For in fix days the Lord made heaven and earth, the fea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: Wherefore the Lord bleffed the feventh day, and

I. Thou shalt have none hallowed it. other gods but me.

II. Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou fhalt not bow down to them, nor worship them: For I the Lord thy God am a jealous

V. Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

VI. Thou shalt do no murder.

VII. Thou shalt not commit adultery.

VIII. Thou shalt not steal.
IX. Thou shalt not bear

God, and vifit the fins of the falfe witness against thy neighbour.

fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth gene

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

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