They believe too that Official Documents | Terms of Use | Copyright Sources. Ioannes Apiarius –. Proverbs 27:5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love. A great book to immerse oneself in, when starting to believe oneself as having God’s cellphone number, and a ‘secret gnosis’ which needs to be shared with congregation/monastery/the public at large, is the book entitled, 50 Jewish Messiahs by Jerry Rabow (Gefen Publishing House, 2002). Also, I appreciate the attached articles. His kingdom will have no end. Although admittedly homosexuality and pedophilia have been secretly tolerated in some orthodox settings, yet only in recent decades has it even been suggested by some church personnel that homosexual practice or marriage are acceptable or normative, and then only by professing Christians who willfully ignore, twist, or contradict the Holy Scripture's clear teaching on these subjects. Greek Orthodox does not believe in Eternal Security and does not teach the Believer can have Assurance of heaven during this lifetime. First, the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Baptist denomination, had been gradually slipping into liberalism since the 1950's, especially in its educational institutions. Michael Cerularius, rejected both papal claims and the filioque. Arida’s Scandalous Teaching on Homosexuality 11/13/2014 – Twenty-Three (23) Texas Orthodox Priests, OCA Wonder blog: Change and the Church 11/5/2014 – Fr. 1/24/2018 – George Michalopulos, Fordham University’s Orthodox Center receives grant to study LGBTQ rights 1/23/2018 –, 2017 —————————— The Hart Idiosyncratic Version 12/29/2017 – Fr. . It is through the Church that an individual is nurtured in the Faith. . Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Finally, the Church, as a whole, is the guardian of the authentic Christian Faith which bears witness to that Revelation. They believe in Apostolic Succession. Lutheranism has since split into many separate denominations worldwide. 25 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! same 'Holy Apostolic' church. Gabriel (Hieromonk), Dishonest Dialogue of Orthodox Liberals and Deconstructionists 10/13/2018 – Fr. sacrament necessary to salvation, and usually occurs in infants. I have highlighted the actions of Peter which are being condemned. The Creed is recited at the time of Baptism and during every Divine Liturgy. works are considered necessary. God became man in the person of Jesus Christ, not to institute a new philosophy or code of conduct, but primarily to bestow upon us "new life" in the Holy Trinity. In the 1970's, a movement of fundamentalist leaders and laymen succeeded in stopping the decline and turning the Convention back to sounder doctrine. Joseph Birthisel, New, but not improved… A Response to Public Orthodoxy, on the Creed 6/28/2017 – Fr. What do you make of this statement, which would seem to place the Great Schism on the error of the RCC. Gabriel (Hieromonk), Trust Faithful Orthodox Elders, Avoid Modernist Liberal Academics 7/18/2019 – Fr. John Whiteford, Headscarves, Modesty, and Scolding Modern Orthodox Women 6/25/2018 – Fr. John Whiteford, Response to “Meeting Michelle” Part 1 [refuting Public Orthodoxy LGBTQP+ agenda] 10/18/2019 – Fr. Ephesians 5:11-13 (KJV) And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. In fact, the official name of … The “reform” papacy of the eleventh century established itself on the right of the pope, as apostolic heir of Peter, to absolute power over all Christian people and institutions. When some of the more zealous American Methodists became disenchanted with the Methodist Church (especially because of disagreements regarding slavery, church government, and the doctrine of holiness) they separated in 1841 and began forming a new denomination, the Wesleyan Methodist Church. While the Bible is treasured as a valuable written record of God's revelation, it does not contain wholly that revelation. 18 And you say, 'If anyone swears by the altar, it is nothing, but if anyone swears by the gift that is on the altar, he is bound by his oath.' Lawrence Farley, Bourgeois “Conjugal Friendship” and American Ethnophyletism 5/5/2017 – Reader Dr. Alfred Kentigern Siewers, Sanfilippo’s “Conjugal Friendship” 5/3/2017 – Fr. I believe that the EO Church believes that the RCC has twisted that Scripture, and that the Latin translation is majorly to blame (again I am not Orthodox so I won’t pretend I can speak for them in any real way). They believe in The Old Testament is a collection of forty-nine books of various literary styles which expresses God's revelation to the ancient Israelites. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. Most of their original existence seems to have originated in differences in ecclesiology, not in response to any rejection of foundational doctrines; however, in the context of the past century or so, it appears that certain Baptist bodies have slid more and more into liberalism, prompting other Baptist groups to separate as a result. Aaron Warwick Affair) 1/10/2020 – Fr. ritualistic. Your support helps us further the vital ministry work. I did not stay to impose myself upon the Romans. Thomas Hopko: Homosexual Advocates Should be Denied Communion in the Orthodox Church 8/21/2017 – Fr. Gabriel (Hieromonk), Sister Vassa on the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood 4/28/2018 – Fr. %%EOF In my own situation, over time it became evident to me that while I may have used words that Romans used, when I did use them I often found myself not employing them in the same fashion; that what I understood as hesychasm and negative theology many refused to accept as valid contemplation; that I had a propensity to iconography over statues; and then when I came across an imprimatured book published in Rome that said that everything necessary for salvation could be found in the Orthodox Church, many things became a house of cards for me: purgatory, papal primacy, papal infallibility, the filioque etc. John Whiteford, Cultural Marxism and Public Orthodoxy 11/11/2017 – Fr. in Eternal Security and does not teach the Believer can have Their Bible adds 3 more apocryphal books than the Catholic Bible does and has Finally, the Second Council of Lyons says: “the Holy Spirit eternally proceeds from the Father and the Son . 0000002612 00000 n In six of these seven woes Jesus calls the scribes and Pharisees "hypocrites." Greek Orthodox churches consider themselves the one true church going back to Monastic prisons predated and made a case for the Atheist Experiment and their infamous gulag. I thank you for your responses. Greek Orthodox churches consider themselves the one true church going back to