The Augsburg Confession, Translated from the Latin, by Theodore G. Tappert. The Late Theodore G. Tappert, a distinguished church historian and author, was Schieren Professor of the History of Christianity at Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. He was also archivist of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod and a consultant to the Lutheran Church in American's Board of Publication.
“Our teachers teach in addition that it is necessary to do good works, not that we should trust to merit grace by them but because it is the will of God.” (Page 45)
“this faith is bound to bring forth good fruits and that it is necessary to do the good works commanded6 by God.” (Page 31)
“Paul prescribed that in church a language should be used which is understood by the people” (Page 56)
“since the fall of Adam all men who are propagated according to nature are born in sin” (Page 29)
“This faith God imputes for righteousness in his sight” (Page 30)