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8. The Invocation of saints and we ever be with the Lord" (1 angels.
Thess. iv. 16, 17). 9. Auricular Confession, and Priestly Absolution and Penances. 10. The Immaculate Concep
THE JUDGMENT. tion, or the Birth of the Virgin Mary without original sinfulness.
Question. First taught authoritatively in THAT saith the Scripturo A.D. 1851.
11. The Infallibility of the ment? Pope. First taught authorita- Answer: "The Father judgeth
, tively in A.D, 1870.
no man, but hath committed all 12. The Use in Public Worship judgment unto the Son; and hath of a language not understood by given Him authority to execute the people.
judgment also, becanse He is the 13. The system of Monasteries Son of man. and Nunneries.
"Marvel not at this : for the Question. What mean you by hour is coming, in the which all a Protestant ?
that are in the graves shall hear Answer. I mean one who bears His voice, and shall come forth; witness for God and for His truth they that have done good, to against Satan and all his false- the resurrection of life ; and they hoods, and more particularly that have done evil, to the reagainst the anti-Christian system surrection of. judgment" (John of Rome.
v. 22, 27-29).
God shall bring every work THE COMING OF CHRIST. into judgment, with every secret
thing, whether it be good, or Question.
whether it be evil" (Eccl. xii. 14). CHAT is the great hope of “And I saw a great white the Church
throne, and Him that sat upon it, Answer. The return of the from Whose Face the earth and the Lord Jesus Christ in glory, as heaven fled away ; and there was saith the Scripture, "Looking found no place for them. And I for that blessed hope and the saw the dead, small and great, glorious appearing of the great stand before God; and the books God and our Saviour Jesus were opened : and another book Christ" (Tit. ii. 13).
was opened, which is the Book of "Christ was once for all offered Life and the dead were judged to bear the sins of many ; and out of those things which were unto them that look for Him written in the book, according to shall He appear a second time their works. And the sea gave without sin unto salvation " (Heb. up the dead whtoh were in it; ix. 28),
and death and Hades gave up the "The Lord Himself shall de. dead which were in them and scend from heaven with a shout, they were judged every man with the voice of the archangel, according to their works. And and with the trump of God : and death and Hades were cast into the the dead in Christ shall rise first lake of fire. This is the second Then we which are alive and re. death. And whosoever was not main shall be caught up together found written in the Book of with them in the clouds, to meet Life was east into the lake of the Lord in the air, and so shall fire" (Rev. xx. 11-16).
TION OF BAPTISM.
When Persons are to be baptized, timely notice shall be given to the Minister ; that so due care may be taken for their examination, whether they be sufficiently instructed in the Principles of the Christian Religion, and prepared to come in Repentance and Faith to this holy Ordinance. And if they shall be found fit, then may they present themselves, with their Witnesses, inemediately after the second Lesson at any sated service or at such time as the Minister in his discretion shall appoint. Then shall the Minister say: EAR the words of the Gospel God shall call. So, in reply to
the inquiry of the jailor, Sirs, Evangelist in the twenty-eighth what must I do to be saved ? Chapter, beginning at the six. Paul and Silas answered and teenth verse.
said, Believe on the Lord Jesus THEN the eleven disciples and thy house.
Christ, and thou shalt be saved,
And after they went away into Galilee,
had spoken unto him the word of into a mountain where Jesus had
the Lord, and to all that were in appointed them.' And when they saw Him, they worshipped Hint:
his house, they baptized him and
all his straightway (Acts xvi. but some doubted.
And Jesus 3). Furthermore, in the tenth came and spake unto them, say
Chapter of the Epistle to the ing, All power is given unto Me
Romans, Paul the Apostle conin heaven and in earth.
trasts the righteousness which is therefore, and teach all nations,
of the law with the righteousness baptizing them into the name of
which is of faith, and makes the the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: teaching them shalt confess with thy mouth the
latter speak on this wise: If thou to observe all things whatsoever Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in I have commanded you: and, lo,
thine heart that God hath raised I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Hin from the dead, thou shalt be
saved. For with the heart man ELOVED, ye, hear in this believeth unto righteousness; and Gospel the express com
with the mouth confession is mand which our Saviour Christ made unto salvation (Rom, X. gave to His disciples; saying, 6-10). Go ye and teach alló hations, baptizing them into the name EARN therefore, beloved, of the Father, and of the Son,
from these Scriptures that and of the Holy Spirit; whereby Repentance and Faith, the work ye perceive the obligation of this
of the Holy Spirit, must be acDivine Ordinance, where it may companied with the confession of be had. For which cause Peter the mouth in Baptism. And be the Apostle, yhen upon his first ye assured that God doth gracipreaching of the Gospel many ously receive all who truly repent were pricked at the heart, and and come unto Him by faith; said to him and the rest of the that He doth grant them the reapostles, Men and brethren, what mission of their sins, and doth shall we do? said unto them, strengthen them by His indwellRepent, and be baptized, every ing Spirit, and that He will carry one of you, for the remission of on the good work which He has sins, and ye shall receive the gift begun in them onto the day of of the Holy Spirit. For the pro- Jesus Christ. mise is unto you, and to your Wherefore, we being thus perchildren, and to all that are afar suaded of the good will of our off, even as many as the Lord our heavenly Father towards these
A God, Heavenly Father, we
W tome hither desiring to
Persons, truly, repenting and be. Question Wilt thau then lieving in His Son Jesus Christ: obediently keep God's holy will let us faithfully and devoutly and commandments, and walk in give thanks to Him, and say : the same all the days of thy
life? LMIGHTY and everlasting
Answer. I will, by God's help. give Thee humble thanks, for that ( Then shall the Minister say: Thou hast vouchsafed to call us to the knowledge of Thy grace,
LMIGHTY, everliving God, and faith in Thee. Increase this
Son, Jesus Christ, gave command. knowledge, and confirm this faith in us evermore. Bless these Thy should go and teach all nations,
ment to His disciples, that they servants, now about to make open
and baptize them into the name profession of their Faith, and
of the Father, and of the Son, grant that, being kept by Thy
and of the Holy Spirit ; Regard, perpetual mercy, they may continue steadfast in the confession
we beseech Thee, our supplica
tions, and grant that the Per of Thy Holy Name, through Jesus
now to be baptized may ever conChrist our Lord, Amen.
tinue among the number of Thy Then the Minister shall say to the faithful children ; and may walk Persons to be baptized :
worthy of the vocation wherewith TELL-BELOVED, who are they have been called; through
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. be baptized, ye have heard how the congregation hath prayed,
Then shall the Minister take each that our merciful Father would
person to be baptized by the right
hand: and shall ask the Witnesses vouchsafe to bless you, and to
the Name : and then shall immerso keep you by His grace. Ye know
him in the water, or pour water also the assurance given us by
upon him, having first said: Christ Himself, that, He that
I BAPTIZE thee Into
the Name of the Father, His part, will most surely keep
and of the Son, and of the Holy and perform.
Spirit. Amen. Wherefore, after this promise « Then shall the Minister say: made by our gracious Lord Himself, ye must also faithfully, for
We receive this person into the your part, in the presence of these congregation of Christ's Flock, your Witnesses, and this whole and pray that hereafter he may congregation, make answer to the
not be ashamed to confess the following Questions.
faith of Christ crucified, but may Question. Hast thou renounced manfully fight under His banner, the devil and all his works, the against sin, the world, and the vain pomp and glory of the world,
devil; and continue Christ's faithwith all covetous desires of the
ful soldier and servant unto his same, and the sinful desires of
Life's end. Amen. the flesh, so that thou wilt not Then shall be said : follow, nor be led by them!
UR in Answer. I have renounced them all: and by God's help, will endeavour not to follow nor be
Name. Thy Kingdom come. led by them.
Thy will be done in earth, As
it is in beaven, Give us this day Question. Dost thou believe all the Articles of the Christian
our daily bread. And forgive us Faith, as contained in the our trespasses, as we forgive them
And Apostles' Creed ?
that trespass against us. Answer. I do.
lead us not into temptation ; but Question. Wilt thou be
deliver us from evil. Amen. tized in this Faith !!
bap Answer. That is my desire.
Then the Minister speaking to the
believeth and is baptized shall be N.
O' hea Fent, Hallowed be the Forave, in your presence, put
NORASMUCH as these per sons is to follow the example of our
Saviour Christ, and to be made on Christ by Baptism, it is your like unto Him, that as He died part and duty to remind them, aus and rose again for us, so should opportunity may be afforded, or we who are baptized, as having need shall require, of the solemn died unto sin and risen again unto profession of their faith in Christ, righteousness,continually mortify which they have made before this all our evil and corrupt affections, congregation, and specially be- and daily proceed in all virtue and fore you their chosen Witnesses. godliness of living. And ye are also to call upon them Here may be said the following to use all diligence to be rightly Benediction : instructed in God's Holy Word;
brought in of
dead our Lord Jesus, that great Jesus Christ; and live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this
Shepherd of the sheep, through
the Blood of the everlasting present world.
Covenant, make you perfect in And then, if occasion offer, speaking
every good work to do His will, to the Baptized he may say:
working in you that which is well
pleasing in His sight, through ND as for you, 'who have
Jesus Christ; to Whom be glory now by baptism openly for ever and ever. Amen. confessed your faith in Christ, it is your part and duty also, as
If it be necessary to baptize persons children of God and of the light,
in private on account of extreme
sickness, this Service may be used, or by faith in Jesus Christ, to walk
any portion of it, as the Minister answerably to your Christian
may think besi, provided there shall calling, and as becometh the
be a Confession of Faith and the use children of light; remembering of the Formula, " I baptize thee Into always that baptism doth repre- the Name of the Father, and of the sent unto us our profession; which Son, and of the Holy Spirit."
THE FORM OF
SOLEMNIZATION OF MATRIMONY.
First the Banns of all that are to be married together must be published in the
friends and neighbours : and there N. of - If any of you know standing together, the Man on the cause, or just impediment, why
right hand, and the Woman on the these two persons should not be
left, the Minister shall say: joined together in holy Matri- EARLY , are mony, ye are to declare it. This is the first [second or third] time of God, and in the face of this of asking.
congregation, to join together this In all cases, and especially the
Man and this Woman in holy persons that are to be married dwell Matrimony; which is an honourin divers Parishes, care should be
able estate, instituted of God in taken to conform to the Acts of Par the time of man's innocency, sigliament relating to Marriage, for nifying, unto us, the mystical information respecting which per union that is betwixt Christ and sons should apply to the Minister. His Church; which holy estate At the day and time appointed for Christ adorned andbeautified with solemnitation of Matrimony, the His presence, and first miracle persons to be married shall come that He wrought, in Cana of Galimy lawful wedded husband, -to ded wife, to live together after
lee; and is commended of Paul N. TILT thou have this the Apostle to be honourable
Man to thy wedded among all men. Into which holy husband, to live together after estate these two persons present God's ordinance in the holy estate come now to be joined. There- of Matrimonyt Wilt thou obey fore if any man can shew any just him, and serve him, love, honour, cause, why they may not lawfully and keep him in sickness and in be joined together, let him now health; and, forsaking all other, speak, or else hereafter for ever keep thee only unto him, so long hold his peace.
as ye both shall live! And also, speaking unto the per
The Woman shall answer :
Then shall the Minister say: the dreadful day of judgment Who giveth this Woman to be when the secrets of all hearts married to this Man! shall be disclosed, that if either then shall they give their word to of you know any impediment, each other in this manner. why ye may not be lawfully joined together in Matrimony, ye do now
The Minister, receiving the Woman at
her father's or friend's hands, shall confess it. For be ye well as.
cause the Man with his right hand to sured, that so many as are coup
take the Woman by her right hand, and led together otherwise than God's
to say after him as folloroeth. Word doth allow are not joined together by God; neither is their (Declaration No. 2, required by Matrimony lawful.
Aet of Parliament.). (Declaration No. 1, required by
Then shall the Man say: Act of Parliament to be made by CALL upon these persons the Man and the Woman.)
here present to witness that "I do solemnly declare that I I, A. B., do take thee, C. D., to be know not of any lawful impedi- ny lawful wedded wife," --to have ment why I, A. B., may not be and to hold from this day forward, joined in Matrimony to C. D.' for better for worse, for richer for
At which day of Marriage, if any poorer, in sickness and in health, man do allege and declare any im. to love and to cherish, till death pediment, why they may not be us do part, according to God's coupled together in lawful Matri- holy ordinance; and thereto I mony; and will be bound, and
plight thee my word. sufficient sureties with him, to the parties, to prove his allegation :
Then shall they loose their hands ; then the solemnization must be de- and the Woman, with her right hand ferred, until such time as the truth taking the Man by his right hand, be tried.
shall likewise say after the Minister If no impediment be alleged, then CALL upon these persons shall the Minister say unto the Man: here present to witness that M. TILT thou have this 1, A. B., do take thee, C. D., to be Woman to thy wed
have and to hold from this day for God's ordinance in the holy
ward, for better for worse, for estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou
richer for poorer, in sickness and love her, comfort her, honour, in health, to love, cherish, and to and keep her in sickness and in
obey, till death us do part, accord. health ; and, forsaking all other, ing to God's holy ordinance; and keep thee only unto her, so long
thereto I plight thee my word. as ye both shall live!
Ther shall they again loose their The Man shall answer ;
hands; and the Man shall lay'a ring I will
upon the Minister's book. And the
Minister taking the ring. shall de ( Then shall the Minister say unto the liver it unto the Man, to put it upon Woman :
the fourth singer of the Woman's