“An Orangeman should have a sincere love and veneration for his Heavenly Father; an humble and steadfast faith in Jesus Christ, the saviour of mankind, believing in Him as the only Mediator between God and man.

Faith is the main qualification for becoming an Orangeman that truth is based on the truth revealed in God’s word

“He should cultivate truth and justice, brotherly kindness and charity, devotion and piety, concord and unity, and obedience to the laws; his deportment should be gentle and compassionate, kind and courteous; he should seek the society of the virtuous, and avoid that of evil;

Candidates must aspire to be upright and honest with the model characteristics strived for.

“He should honour and diligently study the Holy Scriptures, and make them the rule of his faith and practice; he should love, uphold, and defend the Protestant religion, and sincerely desire and endeavour to propagate its doctrines and precepts;

The Bible as the guide for and source of

“He should strenuously oppose the fatal errors and doctrines of the Church of Rome, and scrupulously avoid countenancing (by his presence or otherwise) any act or ceremony of Popish Worship; he should by all lawful means, resist the ascendancy of that church, its encroachments, and the extension of its power, ever abstaining from all uncharitable words, actions, or sentiments, towards his Roman Catholic brethren;
“He should remember to keep the Sabbath day, and attend the public worship of God, and diligently train up his offspring, and all under his control, in the fear of God and in the Protestant religion;
“He should never take the name of God in vain, but abstain from all cursing and profane language, and use every opportunity of discouraging those, and all other sinful practices in others;
“His conduct should be guided by wisdom and prudence, and marked by honesty, temperance and sobriety;
“The glory of God and the welfare of man, the honour of his sovereign, and the good of his country, should be the motives of his action.”