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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.
Then shall the Bishop say the following prayer. Almighty and everlasting God, who makest us
both to will and to do those things, which are good and acceptable unto thy divine majesty : We make our humble supplications unto thee for these thy servants, upon whom (after the example of thy holy apostles) we have now laid our hands, as a fure token of thy favour and gracious goodness towards them. "Let thy fatherly hand, we beseech thee, ever be over them; let thy Holy Spirit ever be with them; and so lead them in the knowledge and obedience of thy word, that in the end they may obçain everlasting life, throụgh our Lord Jesus Christ; who with Thee and the Holy Ghost, liyeth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Then Mall the Bishop bless them, saying thus, THE Bleffing of God Almighty, the Father,
the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be upon you, and remain with you for ever. Amen. Note, that if a child's Sponsor at Baptism die before
it be confirmed, or be sick at the time of Comfirmation, or through any other urgent cause cannot be present at the Confirmation ; then some other proper person shall hold the child, and be a witness of it's Confirmation.
Note, Note, that they who through neceffity have received
private Baptism, and bave been anointed with the holy Chrism by a Priest, shall be confirmed by themselves; in which case the Bishop shall use the foregoing office, except that he shall omit the anointing and the sign of the cross, and shall only lay
bis hands upon every one to be confirmed, and say, D Efend, O Lord, this thy child [or this thy
servant) with thy heavenly grace, that he may continue thine for ever, and daily increase in thy Holy Spirit more and more, until he come unto thine everlasting kingdom. Amen.
Then skall the Deacon say to the People, Let us attend.
Then mall the Bishop Say to the People, The peace of the Lord, &c. and to proceed as before appointed.
When the Chrism for Confirmation is to be confe
crated, the Deacon immediately after the Nicene
Then shall the Deacon say to the People,
Let us pray.
Then the People mall kneel down; and the Bishop
turning to the Altar, and standing before it, Mall say the following prayer.
E give thanks to thee, O God, the creator of
the universe, both for the fragrancy of the ointment, and for the immortality which thou hast revealed unto us by thy Son Jesus ; Do thou now, O Lord of mercies and Father of lights, from whom every good and perfect gift proceedeth, send down thine Holy Spirịt to sanctify Here the Bishop
is to make the sign of the cross over the Chrism this Ointment: And grant, that all those who after þaptism shall be anointed therewith, may be cleansed and purified both in body and soul, may be confirmed in godliness, and may obtain the blessings of the Holy Ghost; who, with the Father and the Son, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Then the People Mall rise, and the Deacon shall carry
the confecrated Chrism into the Vefry, or to fame
other convenient place. Note, every Priest must take care to apply to the
Bishop for consecrated Chrism, who Thall upon such their application furnish them therewith.
If a child is in danger of death, so that necessity re
quires it to be baptized at home, then Baptism
other lawful Pries that can be procured) begin
(being named by fome one that is present) with
Water, as ordered in the same Office.
water upon it three times, once at the distinct name