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ment of the Lord's Supper fits whereof we are partakers ordained ?

thereby? Answ. For the continual remembrance of the facrifice and

refreshing of our souls by

Answ. The strengthening of the death of Christ, and of the Body and Blood of Christ

, the benefits which we receive

as our bodies are by the bread thereby.

and wine. Queft. What is the outward part or lignof the Lord's

Queft. What is required of Supper ?

those who come to the Lord's Answ. Bread and Wine, Supper ? which the Lord hath com- Answ: To examine themmanded to be received. selves, whether they repent

Queft. What is the inward them truly of their former part or thing signified ? lins, ftedfastly purposing to

Answ. The Body and Blood lead a new life; bave a lively of Christ, which are fpiritu- faith in Goďs mercy, through ally taken and received by the Chrift, with a thankful refaithful in the Lord's Supper. membrance of his death; and

Queft. What are the bene- be in charity with all men.
The Minister of every Parish fall diligently upon Sundays and
Holy-days, or on some other convenient occasions, openly in the
Church, inftruet är examine so many Children of bis Parish,
sent unto him, as be shall think convenient, in some part of this
Catechism.
And all Fathers, Mothers, Masters, and Mistresses shall cause
their Children, Servants, and Apprentices, who have not learned
their Catechism, to come to the Church at the time appointed,
and obediently to bear, and to be ordered by the Minister, until
such time as they have learned all that is bere appointed for
them to learn.
So soon as Children are come to a competent age, and ean fay the
Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments, and
can answer to the other questions of this foort Catechism, they
shall be brought to the Bishop.
And whenfoever the Bishop Mall give knowledge for Children
to be brought unto bim for their Confirmation, ihe Minister of
every Parish fall either, bring, or yend in writing, with bis
band subscribed thereunto, the Names of all such Perfons within
his Parish, as he shall think fit to be presented to the Bishop
to be confirmed.

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Or Laying on of Hands upon those that are baptized, and

come to Years of Discretion. Upon the Day appointed, all Then shall the Bishop say, that are to be then confirmed,

Oye here, in the prebeing placed and standing in sence of God, and of order before the Bishop; be, this Congregation, renew the or some other Minister ap- folemn promise and vow that pointed by him, shall read this ye made, or that was made in Preface following :

your name, at your Baptism; O the end that Confir- ratifying and confirming the mation may

; tered to the more edifying of yourselves bound to believe such as shall receive it, the and to do all those things Church hath thought good to which ye then undertook, or order, that none shall be con- your Sponsors then underfirmed, but such as can say took for you? the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments; | And every one shall audibly and can also answer to such answer, I do. other Questions, as in the

Bilbop. short Catechism are contained: Which Order is very

UR help is in the Name

of the Lord; convenient to be observed, to the end that children, heaven and earth.

Answ. Who hath made being now come to the years of discretion, and having of the Lord.

Bishop. Blessed be the Naine learned what their Godfathers and Godmothers pro- without end.

Answ. Henceforth world mised for them in Baptism,

Bishop. Lord hear may themselves, with their

prayer; own mouth and consent,

Answ. And let qur cry openly before the Church ra- come unto thee. tify, and confirm the same ;

Bishop. Let us pray. and also promise, that, by the grace

LMIGHTY and evermore, endeavour themselves faithfully to observe such vouchsafed to regenerate these things as they, by their own thy fervants by Water and the confeflion, have afsented unto. Holy Ghost, and haft given

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unto them forgiveness of all thy Name; Thy Kingdom
their fins; ftrengthen them, come ; Thy Will be done on
we beseech thee, O Lord, with Earth, as it is in Heaven :
the Holy Ghost, the Com- Give us this day our daily
forter ; and daily increase in bread ; And forgive us our
them thy manifold gifts of trespaffes, as we forgive those
grace ; the spirit of wisdom who trespass against us; And
and understanding, the spirit lead us not into temptation ;
of counseland ghostly strength, But deliver us from evil.
the spirit of knowledge and Amen.
true godliness; and fill them,
O Lord, with the spirit of And this Colle E7.
thy holy fear, now and for
Amen.

LMIGHTY and ever

living God, who makest Then all of them in order us both to will and to do those kneeling before the Bishop, he things which are good, and fall lay his Hands upon the acceptable unto thy Divine Head of every one severally, Majesty; we make our humsaying,

ble supplications unto theç

for these thy servants, upon EFEND, O Lord, this whom, after the example of

thy Child, [or, this thy thy holy Apostles, we have Servant) with thy heavenly now laid our hands; to cergrace ; that he may continue tify them, by this sign, of thy thine for ever, and daily in- favour and gracious goodness crease in thy Holy Spirit more towards them. Let thy Faand more, until he come unto therly hand, we beseech thee, thy everlasting Kingdom. ever be over them : Let thy

Holy Spirit ever be with Then shall the Bishop fay, them :

them: And so lead them in The Lord be with you.

the knowledge and obedience

of thy Word, that in the end Answ. And with thy spirit. they may obtain everlasting

life, through our Lord Jesus And all kneeling down, the Chrift; who, with thee and Bishop shall add,

the Holy Ghost, liveth and į reigneth ever one God, world

without end. Amen. UR Father, who art in

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govern T. both our hearts and bodies, Son, and the Holy Ghost, be

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you for ever. Amen. Won ments; that through thyro sd ylli si don yer most mighty protection, both And there shall none be admithere.and ever, we may be pre. sted to the Holy Communion, served in body and soul, until such time as be be conthrough our Lord and Sa- formed, or be ready and deviour Jesus Christ. Amen. ferous to be confirmeda bir

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23 THE FORM OF SOLEMNIZATION OF MATRIMONY. 9 The Laws respecting Matrimony

, whetherpublishing Banns in Churches, or by Licence, being different in the several

by States; every Minister is left to the direction of shole Laws, in every thing ibat regards the civil contract between the Parties. And when the Banns are published, it Thall be in ihe following form.-l publish the Banns of Marriage between M. of and N. of

If any of you know cause or just impediment, why these two persons Mould not be

dogo joined together in holy Matrimony, ye are to déclare it. (This is the firði, fecand, or third time of asking. 119.13 vicino

EARLY beloved, weci ed for Solemnization of Matrimony, the Perfons to be here in the fight of God, and married foall come into the in the face of this Company, Body of the Church, or mall to join together this Man be ready in some proper house, and this Woman in holy Mawith their Friends and Neigh- trimony, which is cominendbours ; and there standing 10- eds of Saint Paul to be gelber, the Man on the Righ honourable among all men ; Hand, and the Woman in the and therefore is not by any Left, ibe Minister faali jay, to be entered into unadvisedly

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7.1 And alfo fpeaking unto the The Man Mall answery is Persons who are to be married, The shall say,

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both (as ye will answer at unto the Womana the dreadful day of judge

TIME ment, when the secrets of N. TILT thou have all hearts shall be disclosed)

this Man to thy? that if either of you know wedded Husband, to live toany impediment, why ye may gether after God's Ordinance, not be lawfully joined toge- in the holy estate of Matrither in Matrimony, ye do mony? Wilt thou obey him, now confefs it : For be ye and serve him, love, honour, well assured, that if any per- and keep him, in sickhefs and sons are joined together other. in health ; and forsaking 4511 wise than as God's word doth others, keep 'thee only unto allow, their marriage is not him, so long as-ye both thall lawful.ng..!9 1.:)

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