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PREPARATORY TO CONFIRMATION
BY THE REV.
CHARLES WORDSWORTH, M.A.
WARDEN OF TRINITY COLLEGE, GLENALMOND.
"That thou mayest further know (iπiyvos) the certainty of those
FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE.
IV. The Order of the Ministration of the Holy Communion
V. The same, according to the use of the Church in
VI. Rubrics and Canons of the Church, relating to Holy
Baptism, Public Worship, and Holy Communion
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OF HOLY BAPTISM.
Faithful is HE that calleth you, WHO also will do it.-1 Thess. v. 24. The foundation. of the Doctrine of Baptisms.-Heb. vi. 1, 2.
READ over the Baptismal Service. See Appendix, Chap. I.
I. Why is it necessary first to understand HOLY BAPTISM in preparing for CONFIRMATION?
Because Confirmation is the confirming, that is, the strengthening and completing, of what took place in Baptism. See below, Chap. II.
II. What were the conditions "required" of you beforehand, in order to your receiving Holy Baptism? 1. Repentance, "whereby I," &c. See Acts ii. 38. 2. Faith, "whereby I," &c. See Acts viii. 3538. Mark xvi. 16. "He that believeth and
is baptized," &c. Comp. Heb. xi. 6.
See also Acts viii. 12, 13. (Samaritans and Simon Magus.) xvi. 14, 15. (Lydia of Thyatira.) xvi. 31. 33. (Jailor of Philippi.) xviii. 8. (Crispus, and other Corinthians.)