[Article XVII(VIII): Of the Return of Christ for Judgment]

Written in Latin by Philip Melanchthon (1531)

Translated from the Latin into German by Justus Jonas (1531)

English Translation by Ambrose and Socrates Henkel (1851), Revised by W. F. Lehmann (1854)

Link to Bente/Dau Translation from Latin (1921)

[1(66)] Our adversaries accept the seventeenth article, in which we acknowledge, that Christ shall come on the last day, raise up the dead, and give unto the pious eternal life and joy, but condemn the wicked to everlasting punishment with the devil.