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PAR

T

IL

Reverend

Mr.

Richard

Baxter.

321

to

the

9Cpftttal

Wafting atuap

of

etn,

&c.

The

third Exhortation.

Do

pi'omíte

bp

pou

that

be

their

ettutetteo.

The

Quehiotis.

ál)oelf

thou

foÈfake, &c.

Doeff thou

beliebe,

&c.

Wett

thou

be

713apti;eD, &c.

The

fecund

Prayer

before Baptifm.

Map,

tactile

temtffion

of

$anti

bpfpttttuat3&egenetattott.

In

the Prayer

after Baptifm.

Viet

it

bath

pieafeb

On

to

te-

generate OW

3nfant

bp

tijp

CjoCp

epttit

After Baptifm.

Chen

liiail

the Vlteff make

a

Concerning the

Crofs

in

Baptifm, we

etofo,

&c.

refer

to

our 18th General.

Chrift's

being baptized, and not need.-

fary

to be afferted, wedelire this may

be

otherwife

expreffed.

We

know

not

by

what right the

Sure-

ties

do promife and anfwer in the Name

of the Infant: it

leemech

to

us

alto

td

countenance the Anabaptillical Opini-

on

of

the

necë(Iity

of

an

aetual Profel-

liion

of

Faith and Repentance in

Order

to

Baptifm.

That

filch

a

Profeflion may

be required

of

Parents in their

own

Name

,

and

now folemnly renewed

when they

prefent

their Children

to Bap.

tifm, we willingly grant

:

but the

asking

of

one

for

another

is

a

Pradice

whole

warrant we doubt

of;

and therefore we

defre that

the two

first

Interrogatories

may

be

put to the Parents to

be

anfwer-

ed in their

own

Names, and the laft

propounded to the Parents

or Pro

-

parents

thus,

Willyou bave

this Child Baptized in-

to

this

Faitb?

This expreffìon feeming inconveni-

ent, We

delire it

may

be

changed into

this;

May

be

regenerated

and

receive the

Remiuon

of

Sine.

We cannot in Faith

fay,

that

every

Child that

is

baptized

is regenerated

by

God',

Holy

Spirit;

at

leaf

it

is

a

difputa-

ble

point,

and

therefore we

delire

je

may

be otherwife

expreffed.

Of

Private

Baptifm.

117E

delire that Baptifm may

not be adminiftred

in

a

private place at

V

V

any time,

unlefs

by

a

lawful

Miniher, and in the

pretence

of

a

compe-

tent Number

:

That

where

it

is

evident

that any Child bath

been

fo

baptifed,

no

part

of

the Adminiftrationmay

be reiterated

in publick, under any Limitations

And

therefore we fee

no

need

of

any

Liturgy

in

that

Cafe.