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Then shall the Priest demand of each person to be bap
tized severally, looking towards the West, DOST
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? Then 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 Mall proceed thus. Doft 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, fall 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 doft thou believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholick Church ; The Communion of Sants; The remission of fins; The resurrection of the fleth; And everlasting life after death? And the person to be baptized lifting up his or her
hands and eyes towards heaven, shall answer, All this I stedfastly believe.
Pr. Wilt thou be baptized in this faith? And the Person to be baptized bowing fall answer, That is
desire. Pr. Wilt thou then obediently keep God's holy will and commandments, and walk in the same 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, shall
anoint each person to be baptized separately with the Holy Oil, making the sign of the Cross upon his or her forehead, breast, and the palms 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.
Then all the Priest say, O 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. .
Ġrant 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,
E bless thee, we glorify thee, O Lord God
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 salvation, and for that he vouchsafed during his incarnation to be obedient in all things, to preach the kingdom of heaven, the remiffion of sins, 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
baptized shall be decently put into the water by one
N, the servant of God is baptized In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Then shall the Priest withdraw again, and the per-
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 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 all each person's Sponsor give him or her the
kiss of peace, and the Priest Mall give them a little of the confecrated Milk and Honey, and Mall fay,
ye admitted into the congregation of Christ's
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 ve at the last day enter into the land of eternal rest, the kingdom of heaven, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Then mall all the persons baptized, standing up
right, say aloud the Lord's prayer, and the Collect following: OUR
UR Father, who art in heaven ; Hallowed be
thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this