The Book of Concord: The Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (Google eBook)
Theodore Gerhardt Tappert
Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1959 - Religion - 717 pages
Confessional writings of the Lutheran Church and other information essential to understanding the confessions.
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Page 18 - I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible ; and in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made...