make an avowal

See: promise, vow
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Andreae's final gesture is to have "Resipiscens" make an avowal of faith that culminates with the words of the Rosicrucians themselves: "I will bear the Cross of the Christians, I will preserve the Order of Christianity, I will obey the disciplines of Christianity, I will live and die a Christian, and I say with them, Jesus will be all things to me.