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From the Book of Divine Worship - Holy baptism - Rite One.

When the Office is used for Adults, the Minister shall address them on this wise, the Persons to be baptized answering the questions for themselves.

Well-beloved, you have come hither desiring to receive holy Baptism. We have prayed that our Lord Jesus Christ would vouchsafe to receive you, to release you from sin, to sanctify you with the holy Ghost, to give you the kingdom of heaven, and everlasting life.

Dost thou renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the sinful desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow, nor be led by them?

Answer

I renounce them all; and, by God's help, will endeavor not to follow, nor be led by them. Minister Dost thou believe in Jesus the Christ, the Son of the living God?

Answer

I do.

Minister

Dost thou accept him, and desire to follow him as thy Savior and Lord?

Answer

I do.

Minister

Dost thou believe all the Articles of the Christian Faith, as contained in the Apostles' Creed?

Answer

I do.

Minister

Wilt thou be baptized in this Faith?

Answer

That is my desire.

Minister

Wilt thou then obediently keep God's holy will and commandments, and walk in the same all the days of thy life?

Answer

I will, by God's help.

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