That phrase is a beautiful description of the relationship between believers and is used repeatedly in the book of Acts to describe the early church. The Augsburg Confession itself is rather brief; the Apology is a lengthy and sustained argument both supporting the Augsburg Confession and refuting the arguments made against it in the Confutation. 11 Article X: Of the Lord’s Supper. 14 Article XIII: Of the Use of the Sacraments. The Augsburg Confession. Also they teach that one holy Church is to continue forever. Article VII: Of the Church. 15 Article XIV: Of Ecclesiastical Order.

8 Article VII: Of the Church. Article VII: Of the Church.

12 Article XI: Of Confession. Augsburg Confession of 1530: Article VII: Of the Church. 16 Article XV: Of Ecclesiastical Usages. 10 Article IX: Of Baptism. Article XXV- Confession Article XXVI- The Distinction of Foods Article XXVII- Monastic Vows Article XXVIII- Ecclesiastical Power Conclusion. Note: Sadly, Tappert’s translation of the German omits the word eintrachtinglich which means “with one accord”. The Confession of Faith which was submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in the year 1530 by certain princes and cities. The Augsburg Confession Delivered to the Emperor, Charles V, at the Diet of Augsburg, A.D. 1530 “I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.” (Psalm 119:46) Preface Study of The Augsburg Confession - Article 7. Confession. 13 Article XII: Of Repentance.

No study of the Augsburg Confession should be considered complete without having examined it in the light of the Apology. 1] Also they teach that one holy Church is to continue forever. 9 Article VIII: What the Church Is. The Church is the congregation of saints, in which the Gospel is rightly taught and the Sacraments are rightly administered. The Augsburg Confession: Article VII [Nebraska District Delegate Convention : Zion Lutheran Church : Denver, Colorado : June 20 -22, 1978] by Walter Westphal Outline PART I: The Historical Background (pages 3-8) PART II: The Scriptural Truths in Article VII (pages 8-14) PART III: The Importance of Article VII Today (pages 14-22)