Large Catechism 01

Part 1 - Of new birth

Q What is your name?
A Chanaeuel {God is gracious to us.
Benalleuell {Love wholly the Lord with the heart.

Q Who gave you this name?
A My godfathers and my godmothers who with my father brought me to the minister to be baptized and were especial witnesses of the same and sureties to God for me.

Q Why were you baptized?
A That I might be judged a as Christian, here amongst the professors of Christs name & be received to them as a member of Christ, the child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.

Q. Whereby may you now be certaine, that you are such an one indeed?
A. If I do what my godfathers and godmothers promised for me.

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