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" That thou mayest further know (Étlyvūs) the certainty of those
things wherein thou wast instructed" (or “ catechized," katnyńons).

LUKE i. 4.

London:
FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE.

LONDON : GILBERT & RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

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CATECHESIS,

&c.

CHAPTER I.

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. 35–

38. 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.)

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