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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. A Lmighty and everlasting God, who makest us A both to will and to do those things, which are good and acceptable unto thy divine majesty : We make our humble fupplications 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 Ghoft, liyeth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Then shall the Bishop bless them, saying thus, THE Blessing 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 fick at the time of Confira

mation, or through any other urgent cause cannot be present at the Confirmation; then some other proper person shall hold the child, and be a witnefs of it's Confirmation.

Notes,

Note, that they who through neceffity have received

private Baptism, and have been anointed with the boly Chrism by a Priest, Mall be confirmed by themselves; in which case the Bishop all use the foregoing office, except that he mall omit the anointing and the sign of the cross, and mall only lay his hands upon every one to be confirmed, and say, D Efend, O Lord, this thy child [or this thy

seryant) with thy heavenly grace, that he may continue thine for ever, and daily increase in thy Holy Spirit more and more, until he come unte thine everlasting kingdom. Amen.

Then fall the Deacon fay to the People, Let us attend.

Then shall the Bishop fay to the People, The peace of the Lord, &c. and so proceed as before appointed.

The

The FORM of Consecrating the CHRISM for Confirmation.

When the Chrism for Confirmation is to be confe

crated, the Deacon immediately after the Nicene Creed in the Eucharistick Service, mall bring a proper quantity of Chrism or Ointment (made of sweet Oil of olives and precious Balsam commonly called Balm of Gilead) in a decent" vessel to the Bishop, who pall place it upon the Altar; and then turning to the People, he shall say, The Lord be with you. Answ. And with thy spirit.

Then shall the Deacon say to the People, Let us pray. Then the People fall kneel down; and the Bishop turning to the Altar, and standing before it, Mall

say the following prayer. U 7E give thanks to thee, O God, the creator of

V 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 Spirit to fanctify Here the Bishop is to make the sign of the cross over the Chrism this Ointment: And grant, that all those who after baptism 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 fall rise, and the Deacon ball carry

the consecrated Chrism into the Veftry, or to fame

other convenient place. Note, every Priest must take care to apply to the

Bishop for confecrated Chrism, who Thall upon Such their application furnish them therewith."

THE

THE MINISTRATION

OF e Private Baptism of Infants

In Houses.

If a child is in danger of death, so that necessity re

quires it to be baptized at home, then Baptism

shall be administred on this fashion. Let the Priest of the Parish (or in his absence any

other lawful Priest that can be procured) begin with the Exhortation and the two Prayers following it in the Office of Publick Baftijm of Infants

before prescribed. Then let the Priest exorcize the child, and aroint it

(being named' by fome one that is present) with
the Holy Oil, and say the fuffrages which follow
after it, and the prayer of confecration of the

Water, as ordered in the same Office..
Then the Priest Mall baptize the child, pouring

water upon it three times, once at the disiinit name
of each Person of the Blessed Trinity, saying,

N. the servant of God is baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft. Amen.

Note,

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