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day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespaffes, 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 Jhall 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 sure 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 obtain everlasting Use, through our Lord Jesus Christ; who with Thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Then Jhall the Bishop bless them, faying thus,

TH E Blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be upon you, and remain with you sot; ever. Amen.

Note, that if a child's Sponsor at Baptism die before 'it be confirmed, or be sick at the time of Cor/firmation, -.or through any other urgent cause cannot be present at the Confirmation; then some other proper person Jhall hold the child, and be a witness of it's Confirmation.


fisote, that they who through necejjity have received private Baptism, and have been anointed with the holy Chrism by a Prieft, shall be confirmed by themselves; in which cafe the Bishop shall use the foregoing office, except that he shall omit the anointing and the sign os the cross, and shall only lay his hands upon every one to be confirmed, and fay,

TT\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 unr.© thine everlasting kingdom. Amen.

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

Then Jhall the BiJhop fay to the People,

The peace of the Lord, &c. and so proceed ai

before appointed.

The The F O R M of

Consecrating the Chrism for Confirmation.

When the Chrism for Confirmation is to be consecrated, the Deacon immediately after the Nkene Creed in the Euchariflick Service, /hall bring a proper quantity of Chrism or Ointment {made of sweet Oil ofOltues and precious Balsam commonly called Balm of GHead) in a decent vessel to the Bishop, who shall place it upon the Altar \ ana) then turning to the People, he shall say,

The Lord be with you.

Answ. And with thy spirit.

Then Jhall the Beacon say to the People, Let us pray.

Then the People stall kneel down; and the Bistop turning to the Altar, and sanding before it, stall say the following prayer.

WE 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, fend down thine Holy Spirit to fane if tify Here the Bistop

is 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.

fhen the People shall rise, and the Deacon shall carry the consecrated Chrism into the Fesryt or t*same other convenient place.

Note, every Priest must take care to apply to the Bishop for consecrated Chrism, who pall upon such their application furnish them therewith.


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Private Baptism of Infants

In Houses.

Is a child is in danger of death, so that necessity requires it to he baptized at home, then Baptism shall be adminifired on this fashion.

Let the "Priest of the Parish (or in his absence any other lawful Priejl that can be procured) begin with the Exhortation and the two Prayers following it in the Office of'Publick Baptism of Infants before prescribed.

'Then let the Priejl exorcize the child, and anoint it (being named by some one that is present) with the Holy Oil, and fay the suffrages which follow after it, and the prayer of consecration of thi Water, as ordered in the fame Office.

tfhen the driest /hall baptize the child, pouring water upon it three times, once at the diflinel 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 Ghost, Amen.


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