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328

The

L

IFE

of

the

Of

the

Catechifm.

Catechifm.

t

Quef.

W

Hat

is

your

Name,

errs.

V

V

2

Queff.

Who

gave

you

that

Name

?

Anfllp

fobfatberD

ann.mp i5ob,

motijer0 to

mpSapttfm.

3

Que(t.

What

did your Godfathers

and Godmothers do foryou

in

Baptifm

?

z

Anf.

3n

mp

lBaptífm,

tntjerein

3

tnao

maBe a tLbtin

of

coo,

a

Member of

Q

ijiitt,

anti

an

3Intjeti.

for

of

die tbtttgbbm

of

leaben.

Of

the

Rehearfal

of

the

Ten

Com-

mandments.

to Ant 9gp

tutp

totnatbO

Cob

io

to

beliebe in

bim,

g.

54

Queft.

How many

Sacraments

hath

Christ ordained,

&c?

Ant

Ottiro

onip, ao genetaiip

ne

tetfatp to

eatbatton.

19

Quel?.

What

is

required

of

Perfons

to

be

Baptized

?

nC

iepcntance,

Merck)

tbep

foifake

fin,

ant

fattij,

tutjerettp

tbep 1letfattip beiíebe the

Piontifett

otsf

OD,

20

Quell.

Why then

are Infants bap-

tized when

by

maim of ther

tenderAge

they cannot perform them

?

Anf:

@di

t tbep

Da

perform

bp

tbett

sutrtteo

,

tubo

plomtte

anti

bob, tijent

both in

tbeit

.aflame%

Exception.

WE

delire thefe

three

firft

Quelli-

ons may be altered

;

conhidering

that

the far greater number of

Perfons

Baptized within

thefe

Twenty

years

half

pall,

had no Godfathers

or

Godmothers

at their Baptifm

:

The

like

to

be done

in the feventh Queftion.

We conceive it might

be

more

fafely

expreffed thus

;- Wherein

I

was

vifibly ad-

mittedinto the

number

of

the Member,

of

Chrift,

the Children

of

God,

and

the Heìr,

(rather

than

Inheritors)

of

the Kingdom of

Heaven.

We delire that

the Commandments

be

inferted according

to the

New

Tranfla-

tion of the

Bible.

In

this

Anfwer there

teems to be

par-

ticular

refpe&

to the

feveral Command-

ments

of

the firft

Table,

as

in the

follow.

ing

Anfwer to thofe

of

the fecond.

And

therefore we

defire

it

may be advifed

up-

on, whether to the

Taft

word of

this

An-

fwer may not be added

[

particularly

on

the Lord's day]

otherwife there

being no.

thing in

all this

Anfwer that

refers to

the

fourth Commandment.

That

thefe words may be omitted,and

Anfwer

thus given

;

7wo

only

,

Baptifm

and

the

Lord',

Supper.

We defire that the

entring

Infants

in-

to God's Covenant

may be

more

wari-

ly expreffed, and that the words

may

not

teem

to

found

their

Baptifm upon

a

really

atlreal

Faith and

Repentance

of

their

own; and we

defire

that

a

promifè

may

not

be

taken

for

a

pert

rmanee

of

fach Faith

and

Repentance

:

and efpecially,that

it

be

not

afferted,

that

they

perform

thefe

by

the

promife

of

their Sureties,

it

being to.

the

Seed

of

Believers

that

the

Covenant

of

God

is

made

;

and

not (that

we can

find)

to all

that

that have fach

believing

Sureties,

who

are

neither

Parenre,nor

Pro

-

parents

of

the Child.

In

the general we obferve,

That

the Doetrine

of

the Sacraments which

was

ad-

ded upon the Conference at

Hampton-Court,

is

much more

fully and particularly

delivered

than the other

parts

of

the

Catechifm, in lhort

Anfwers fitted

to the

me.

monies

of

Children, and thereupon

we offerit to be confidered

:

Whether there

fhould

not

be

a

more diltin&

and

full

Explication of

the

Creed, the Commandments,and the Lord's Prayer.

Secondly,

Whether it were not

convenient to add

(what

teems

to be wanting

)

fomewhar

particularly concerning the Nature

of

Faith

,

of

Repentance

",

the

two

Covenants,

of

Juftification,

San&ification,

Adoption,

and Regeneration.

Of