Do you believe?

Q. Dost thou believe according to the measure of thy understanding and conception, the Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Ghost, to be one God Almighty; and that the whole Godhead is in the Holy Trinity, in essence, in substance, in eternity and omnipotence the same, of one will, power and majesty, the Creator of all creatures, from whom are all things, through whom are all things, and in whom are all things which are in Heaven, or in earth, visible and invisible, corporal and spiritual?

A. I assent, and so I believe.

Q. Dost thou believe that, in the Holy Trinity, each Person is the one true, full, and perfect God?

A. I do believe.

Q. Dost thou believe, that the very Son of God, the Word of God, born of the Father from all eternity, consubstantial, of the same power, and in all things co-equal with the Father in Deity, was born in time of the Holy Ghost from Mary ever virgin; having two births, one before all ages from the Father, the other in time from a Mother; that He is true God and true Man, proper and perfect in both natures; not an adopted nor ideal son, but the only and the one Son of God; in two natures and of two natures, but in the singleness of one Person, impassible and immortal in His Godhead; and yet, that in His human nature, He suffered for us, by a true suffering of the flesh, and was buried; and, with a true resurrection of the flesh, rose again on the third day; and that on the fortieth day after His resurrection, with the flesh in which He rose, and with His soul, He ascended into Heaven; and that He sitteth on the right hand of the Father, and thence will come to judge the living and the dead; and will render to every one according to his works, whether they be good, or whether they be evil?

A. I assent, and so in every point I do believe.

Q. Dost thou likewise believe, that the Holy Ghost is full, and perfect, and true God, proceeding from the Father and the Son, co-equal and co-essential, co-omnipotent, and co-eternal, in all things, with the Father and the Son?

A. I believe.

Q. Dost thou believe this Holy Trinity to be, not three Gods, but One God Almighty, eternal, invisible, unchangeable?

A. I believe.

Q. Dost thou believe, that the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church is the one true Church, in which the one true baptism is given, and the true remission of all sins?

A. I believe.

Q. Dost thou also anathematize every Heresy, which lifteth itself up against this holy Catholic Church?

A. I do anathematize them.

Q. Dost thou also believe in a true resurrection of the same flesh which thou now bearest, and a life everlasting?

A. I believe.

Q. Dost thou also believe that of the New and the Old Testament, of the Law, and of the Prophets, and of the Apostles, there is but one and the same author, God the Lord Almighty?

A. I believe.

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