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day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation'; But deliver us from the evil one. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen..
CO L L E C T. A Lmighty God, Father of thy Christ thine onlyn begotten Son, give me a body undefiled, a pure heart, and a watchful mind, knowledge without error, and the powerful influence of thy Holy Spirit, that I may obtain and assuredly enjoy the truth, through thy Chrift, by whom glory be to thee in the Holy Ghost, for ever and ever. - Amen.
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regenerate and grafted into the body of Christ's church, let us give thanks unto Almighty God for these benefits, and with one accord make our prayers unto him, that these persons may lead the rest of their lives according to this beginning.
Answ. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Then shall the Priest say, IV E yield thee hearty thanks, most merciful FaW ther, for that it hath pleased thee to regenerate these persons with thy Holy Spirit, to receive them for thine own children by adoption, and to corporate them into thy holy church. And humbly we beseech thee to grant, that they being dead unto fin, and living unto righteousness, and being buried with Christ in his death, may crucify the old man, and utterly abolish the whole body of
fin; and that as they are made partakers of the death of thy Son, they may also be partakers of his resurrection; so that finally with the residue of thy holy church, they may be inheritours of thine everlasting kingdom, through Christ our Lord. Amen. Then shall the Priest say this exhortation following,
Speaking to the Sponsors first. FOrasmuch as these persons have promised in your I presence to renounce the devil and all his works, to believe in God, and to serve him; ye must remember that it is your part and duty to put them in mind, what a folemn vow, promise, and profession they have now made before this congregation, and especially before you their chosen witnesses. And ye are also to call upon them to use all diligence to be farther instructed in God's holy word, that so they may grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ, and live godly, righteously, and soberly in this present world.
And then Speaking to the new baptized persons, he
shall proceed, and say, AND as for you, who have now by baptism put A on Christ, it is your part and duty also, being made the children of God and of the light by faith in Jesus Christ, to walk answerably to your Christian calling, and as becometh the children of light: remembring always, that Baptism doth represent unto us our profeslion, which is to follow the example of our Saviour Christ, and to be made like unto him; that as he died and rose again for us, so should we who are baptized, die from sin and rise again unto righteousness, continually mortifying all our evil
and corrupt affections, and daily proceeding in all virtue and godliness of living.
Then shall the Deacon add and say, PE are to take care, that pe come to the Bishop - to be confirmed by him so soon as conveniently may be, that fo je may be admitted to the holy communion.
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When the Oil for Baptism is to be confecrated, the
Deacon immediately after the Nicene Creed in the
Then shall the Deacon say to the People,
turning to the Altar, and standing before it, shall
Almighty God, Father of Christ.
every sensible and intelligent Being, fancto tify Here the Bishop is to make the hgn of the cross over the Oil this Oil in the name of the Lord Jesus ; and grant it fpiritual grace and efficacious power, that it may be subfervient to the remiffion of fins, and may be a strengthening preparation for Baptism, that they who shall be anointed therewith, being freed from all ungodliness, may become wof.
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