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PRAYERS, for CHILDREN, and the

weakest of. Riper Years.

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HAT is your name?

Answer.
II. Q. Who gave you this name?

A. My Godfathers and Godmothers when I was Christen'd.

III. Q. What were you made when you were

Christen'd? ::: One that

Å. Then I was made a Christian, and God's belongs to child, and an heir of heaven a. Chrift.

IV. Q: What must you do to be a Christian, and 26, 27,29.

God's child, and an heir of heaven? b. 1 Pet. A. I must leave all naughtiness b, and believe jii. 21.

God's Word c, and do all that God commands med: xvi.15,16. as my Godfathers and Godmothers promis’d for d. Matth. me, when I was christen'd.

V. Q. What

a. Gal, üi,

6. Mark

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V. Q. What is God's Word that you believe of God?

A. I believe God is our kind Father, and the Mighty Lord and Maker of all the world e. e. Heb. xi.

VI. Q. What is God's Word that you believe of Jesus Christ?

A. I believe Jesus Christ f. Jobn xx. 31. Because he is God's own

is God's own Son, and our Son. Therefore he is Lord f. God, John i. 1. ch. v. I believe he was, by the 17, 18. But he is in a wonderful manner the

power of the Holy Ghost, fame God that his Fa bred and born of a Virgin g. ther is, Rev. i. 8, 11,

I believe he died nail'd to a '17. And his Father.. Cross for our faults b. does all things by him,

I believe he was alive again i Cor. viii. 6. Ephef. iii

. 9. g. Matth. i. 18, within three days i. 22, 23. So he is also a I believe he went up

into man. b. 1 Cor. xv, 3. heaven, and is at God's right And was buried; that hand k, a praying for us l; and be went down into hell: that is, he went into

is King over all the world, takethe condition of the ing care of us m. dead in the grave.

And I believe he will come Psalm lxxxix, 47, in at the end of the world to the Common Prayer Book. The plain mean bring all God's children to heaing is, notwithstanding ven, and to send all naughty he was alive again to people into everlasting fire n. soon, he was in his grave truly dead without his Soul. John xix. 33, 34, 35. The water shew'd that he was wounded at the heart, and therefore truly dead.

i. I Cor. XV. 4. k. Mark xvi. 19. 1. Heb. vii, 25. m. Matthew' xxviii. 18, 19, 20.

Rev. ii. & iii. Chap. . Matth. XXV. 31 to the end.

VII. Q. What is God's Word that you believe of the Holy Ghost?

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A. I believe the Holy Ghoft, n. 1 Cor. ij. 10, 11. God's own Spirit o does help Therefore he is God; all God's children to do all (Aets v. 3, 4. I Cor. vi. 19.) as a man's spi.

that God commands p. rit is the man himself. So the Holy Ghost is the fame God that the Father and the Son are. 2 Cor. iii. 17: They are three Persons, but one God. Matth. xxviii. 19.

Exodus P. Luke xi. 13. Ephef: v. 9. God the Father and Jesus Christ do fend to us the Holy Ghost, John xv. 26.

And they do, and speak all things by him, Job. xxvi. 13. Jon xvi. 13, 14, 15,

VIII. Q. What is God's word that you believe of God's children? 9. Mark xvi. 15, 16,

A. I believe we must be all None that do or may true Christians q, and serve God know the Truth can be lovingly together, and do good fav'd without it. r. Aits

to one another r.
ii, 42, 44, 45, 46.
Heb. x. 24, 25. chap.

I believe God forgives all our 1.13. s: Luke xxiv. faults for the fake of Christ's

47. 1 Cor. XV. 3. dying for us s.
t. Yob v. 28, 29. I believe God will at the end
of the world take us out of our graves t.

And I belive we shall live and be blessed for & 1 Pet.i.

ever and ever in heaven u. 3, 4.

IX. Q. What is God's word that you believe of our Souls when we die ? %. Luke xxiii. 43.

A. I believe when we die 2 Cor. v. I to 9.

God takes the souls of his chil"9. Luke xvi. 22, 23. dren into heaven x; and sends the souls of naughty people into hell y.

X. Q. How must you believe God's word?

A. I must believe God's word so as to do all z. Fam.ü.that he commands me z.

19. 20.

XI. Q. What

XI. Q. What does God command you to do?
A. God commands me to love him with all

my
heart, and with all my might ; and to love every a. Maith,

xxii. 36 to body as well as I would have him love me a.

XII. Q. W bat does God command you to do for the
Love of bim?

1, Commandment.
b. Levit. xx.6. Deut. A. God commands me not
xviii. 10 to 15.

to serve the devil b;' to be-
C. Mark xvi. 15, 16. lieve God's word c; to fear d,
d. Matth. x. 28 to 34 and love him more than alle;
e. Matth. x. 37, 38, 39.
f. Pfalm xcv. 6. to kneel down with fear f, and
& Thef. v. 97,18. give him thanks, and pray to

Tim. v. 5. 2 Tim. i. 3. him for all good, every day
b. Prov. ii. 5, 6, Jer. and night g; co put all my
xvii.
5:

X.
i. Psalm. cxi. 9.

trust in him b; to have a great k. Ezek. xliv 23.

regard to his Name i ; and all 1. 2 Pet. i. 5. ch. iï. things that belong to him k; m. Gen. xviii. 19.

and carefully to learn and do Deut. vi. 7.

his Word more and more as

long as I livel; and carefully to teach all that belong to me m.

XIII. Q. What else does God command you to do for the love of bim?

11. A. God commands me
n. Deut. iv. 15 to 19. not to serve him with picturesn;
0. Levit. x. 1, 2, 3..

nor to serve him any wrong
P. Matth. v. 33 to 38.
James v. 12. Lying way o.
brings us to forswear. ill. Not to forswear my felf,
ing and vain swearing. nor to swear in talking, nor to
Except works of

lie p.
holy days ; as works
of mercy, (Matth. xii. IV. And to do no work
11, 12, 13.) and ne- on the Lord's day 9 ; but to
cessity, (Luke xiii. 15.)
and dressing meat for the day ; (Exod. xii. 16.) but not ma-
king bread, chap. xvi. 5, 23. ,

17, 18.

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1. Luke iv. 16. Aas serve God at church r; and at xx. 7. Rev. i. 10. The home s. Lord's day is a day for the Service of the Lord. I must serve God at church morning and evening, (Luke i. 10. compar'd with Exod. XXX. 7,8. Acts ii. 15. and chap. iii. 1. compar'd with Exod. xxix. 38, 39.) if I can, every day; (Luke ii. 37: Afts ii: 46.) then to be fure every Lord's day and holy day s. The duty of every day; then much more of the Lord's day. See Question 12, note g.

XIV. Q. What does God command you to do for the love of every body?

v. A. God commands me t. Lev. xix. 3: to love and fear t my Father 7. Col. iii. 18 to 23. and

my Mother, and all that Heb. xiii. 17. 1 Pet. ii. 13, 14, 18. chap. v.

have any power over me, and

5: *. 1 Tim. v. 4: I mult to do as they bid me u; and fuccour them in their to succour my Father and Moneed, with the best I ther x; and 'to pay respect to have, and in the best place in my house. all my betters y : J. Lev. xix. 32.

vi. To hurt or vex no Rom. xii. 10.

body z; to have no spite nor 7. Heb. 12. 14. Juft.' hatred in my heart a ; nor to and neceffary corrections, punishments, de

be angry without a cause b; fending our felves, and but to love and forgive every wars are not forbidden, body, friend and foec. ! a. Lev. xix. 17, 18.

vii. To do no whoredom, b. Matth. v. 22. c. Matıb. v. 43, 44:

nor any wantonness în word d. Matth.v. 28, 29, 30. or deed, op in my heart d; Epb. v. 3. to 8. Q. nor to be a glutton nor drunke, e. Deut. xxi. 18 to 22. Luke xxi. 34. Gluttony and drunkenness bring us to whoredom. U XV. Q. "What else does. God command you to da for the love of every body?

VIN. A. God commands me Lif 1 Cor. vi. 8,9,10. not to steal nor cheat f;. but g. Lev. xix. 35, 36.

to be honest g, and give to the b. Epb. iv. 28. poor h;

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