It is ordained of God that he who believes in Christ is saved freely receiving forgiveness of sins, without works, by faith alone

It is ordained of God that he who believes in Christ is saved freely receiving forgiveness of sins, without works, by faith alone.

Ambrose

in The Augsburg Confession, Art.6

NB Ambrose, who taught Augustine, believed in salvation by grace apart from works. But if he had lived in the Reformation he would have been declared a heretic by the Council of Trent

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