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Then fall the Priest demand of each person to be bap

tized severallý, looking towards the West, D OST thou renounce the devil and all his works,

the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all the covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow them nor be led by them?


Tben the person to be baptized mall stretch out his or

her hands, and say aloud, I renounce them all. Then the person to be baptized mall turn to the East,

and the Priest pall proceed thus. Dolt thou associate thy self to Christ, and enter into covenant with him? And the person to be baptized lifting up his or her

hands and eyes towards heaven, small answer,
I do.

Pr. Dost thou believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth ?

And in Jesus Christ his only-begotten Son our Lord? And that he was conceived by the Holy Ghoft; born of the Virgin Mary; that he suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; that he went down into Hades, and also did rise again the third day; that he ascended into heaven, and fitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; and from thence shall come again at the end of the world to judge the quick and the dead?

And And doft thou believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholick Church ; The Communion of Saxts; The remiffion of fins; The resurrection of the flesh; And everlasting life after death? And the person to be baptized lifting up his or her

hands and eyes towards heaven, small answer, All this I stedfastly believe.

Pr. Wilt thou be baptized in this faith ? And the Person to be baptized bowing shall answer,

That is my desire.

Pr. Wilt thou then obediently keep God's holy will and commandments, and walk in the fame all the days of thy life? And the Person to be baptized lifting up his or her

bands and eyes towards heaven, Mall answer, I will. Then the Priest asking the Sponsor the name, small · anoint each person 10 be baptized separately with

the Holy Oil, making the sign of the Cross upon his or ber forehead, breast, and the palins of the hands, Saying : (the person to be baptized kneeling)

N. the servant of God is anointed with Holy Oil, and signed with the sign of the Cross, in token that hereafter he may not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, but may have courage and strength to fight manfully under his banner against sin, the world, and the devil, and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end. Amen.

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Then Mall the Priest say,
Merciful God, grant that the old Adam in these

perfons may be so buried, that the new man may be raised up in them. Amen.

Grant that all carnal 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 strength to have victory, and to triumph against the devil, the world, and the flesh. Amen.

Grant that they being here dedicated to thee by our office and ministry, may also be endued with heavenly virtues, and everlastingly rewarded, through thy mercy, O blessed Lord God, who dost live, and govern all things, world without end. Amen.

Then shall the Priest consecrate the Water, saying, W E bless thee, we glorify thee, O Lord God

W Almighty, the Father of the only-begotten God; we give thee thanks for that thou hast sent thy Son to be made Man for us and for our falvation, and for that he vouchsafed during his incarnation to be obedient in all things, to preach the kingdom of heaven, the remission of fins, and the resurrection of the dead. We also adore thee, O thou only-begotten God the Son, and give thanks to thee, and through thee to the Father, for that thou didst submit to suffer death upon the cross for all men, appointing the baptism of regeneration as the type or symbol thereof. We farther praise thee, O God, thou Lord of the universe, through the name of Christ, in the Holy Ghost, for that thou didst not utterly cast off mankind, but at different seasons didst exercise different dispensations of thy providence over them.


At first thou gavest to Adam in Paradise that Paradise for an habitation of pleasure, and on account of thy providence didst lay a command upon him; which when he had transgressed, thou didst justly expel him; yet in thy goodness thou didît not abandon and reject him, but didst instruct and chastise his posterity in various manners, and at last didst send thy Son to be made Man for the sake of men, and to take upon him all the passions of human nature, sin only excepted. Do thou therefore, O Lord God, look down from heaven, and fanc-fa tify Here the Priest is to make the sign of the cross over the water this Water; give it grace and power, that they who are to be baptized therein, according to the command of thy Christ, may be crucified with him and die with him, may be buried with him, and rise again with him to the adoption which cometh by him, that so they may die unto sin and live unto righteousness, through Jesus Christ our Lord; by whom and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen. Then the Priest mall withdraw, and the persons to be baptized shall be decently put into the water by one or more Deacons or Deaconesses. After which the Priest mall come, and all dip each perfon in the water three times, once at the difinet name of each Person of the Blessed Trinity, Jaying :

N. the servant of God is baptized In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.



Then mall the Priest withdraw again, and the pera de

fons baptized shall be decently taken out of the water bu by one or more Deacons or Deaconesses, and with their assistance mall put on their white garments, and the Priest Mall draw near and say to them

standing, TAKE these white garments for a token of the 1 innocency, which by God's grace is given you, in the holy mystery of baptism, and for a sign whereby ye are admonished so long as ye live, to give you your selves to innocence of living: And may ye bring them forth without spot before the tribunal of our Lord Jesus Christ, and be partakers of the rewards of holiness and purity in the life everlasting. Amen. Then shall each person's Sponsor give him or her the je

ki/š of peace, and the Priest hall give them a
little of the confecrated Milk and Honey, and Mall

RE ye admitted into the congregation of Christ's

D flock, receive the kiss of peace, and taste of his
Milk and Honey in token of your spiritual infancy,
and of your entrance into the true land of promise,
the church; and may ye at the last day enter into
the land of eternal rest, the kingdom of heaven,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Then shall all the persons baptized, standing up-

right, lay aloud the Lord's prayer, and the Collect

following. OUR Father, who art in heaven; Hallowed be

V thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy willing be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this


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