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Renewal of Baptismal Vows - II

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Proper: First Part - The Great Vigil of Easter - Christian Initiation, or the Renewal of Baptismal Vows

Celebrant
Do you reaffirm your renunciation of evil and renew your commitment to Jesus Christ?
People
I do.

Celebrant
Do you believe in God the Father?
People
I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.

Celebrant
Do you believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God?
People
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord.
He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit
and born of the Virgin Mary.
He suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried.
He descended to the dead.
On the third day he rose again.
He ascended into heaven,
and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again to judge
the living and the dead.

Celebrant
Do you believe in God the Holy Spirit?
People
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting.

Celebrant
Will you continue in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in the prayers?
People
I will, with God's help.

Celebrant
Will you persevere in resisting evil, and, whenever you fall into sin, repent and return to the Lord?
People
I will, with God's help.

Celebrant
Will you proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ?
People
I will, with God's help.

Celebrant
Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself?
People
I will, with God's help.

Celebrant
Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?
People
I will, with God's help.

The Celebrant concludes the Renewal of Vows as follows:
May Almighty God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has given us a new birth by water and the Holy Spirit, and bestowed upon us the forgiveness of sins, keep us in eternal life by his grace, in Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.

The Celebrant sprinkles the People with blessed water.

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