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A Priest’s Exodus To Christ from Eastern Orthodoxy

G. Dobrovolskiy In Light of the Scriptures A True Document Why I Left The Sacred Liturgy Commemoration of the Living (For Health) Commemoration of the Dead (For Rest in Peace) Various Consecrations Prayers to the Saints Reading of the Holy Scriptures Rite of Baptism Patron Saint Festivals Religiosity and Piety Vain Invocations Titles and Ranks Read More

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Who Is the True Holy Father: God or Pope Francis?

  by Richard Bennett Dear Friend, A lie repeated a thousand times does not become true by the telling. The skillful crafting and republishing of what were once openly known to be outright lies has become a serious snare at the present time. The present Pope of the Vatican, for all his feigned humility and Read More

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John Paul II: Blessed in the Sight of God?

by Richard Bennett Dear Friend, When Pope John Paul II was alive, he traveled to many different nations of the world receiving a great deal of adulation and veneration. Since his death in 2005, he continued to be adored across the world. Soon, however, the Catholic Church officially designed the religious devotion. From May 1st Read More

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Latest Scandals Warn Us to Beware of Pope Francis

Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The Vatican officially teaches that the Pope is the substitute for Christ Jesus. “The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, ‘is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.’  ‘For the Roman Pontiff, by reason Read More

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Orthodoxy Denies Certain Salvation in Christ Alone

Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book: Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Przen: Belgrade, 2009), written by Serbian author, Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture, as well as primary Orthodox sources. Articles, which we will post later, will examine in detail specific Eastern Orthodox teachings on salvation Read More

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Origin of the Seven Sacred Mysteries of Orthodoxy

An Introduction to the Seven Sacred Mysteries of Orthodoxy Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book: Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Current: Belgrade, 2009), written by Serbian author, Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture, as well as primary Orthodox sources. This articles will examine in detail specific Read More

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Eastern Orthodox Baptism Contra Biblical Salvation

Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Curent: Belgrade, Serbia, 2009) written by Serbian author Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture and primary sources of Eastern Orthodoxy. Future articles will examine in further detail other Eastern Orthodox teachings on salvation.  Orthodox Baptism Read More

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The Orthodox Eucharist Is Not the Lord’s Supper

Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book: Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Curent: Belgrade, 2009), written by Serbian author, Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture, as well as primary Orthodox sources. Future articles will further examine in detail other Eastern Orthodox teachings on salvation. Jesus Christ commanded Read More

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The Seven Pillars of Eastern Orthodoxy

Pillars are an integral part of the structure of many buildings. The Eastern Orthodox Church rests upon the ancient pillars of the Seven Ecumenical Councils. This paper will examine the general concept of these councils. The light of Scriptures will appraise a particular decree of the Second Council of Nicea in order to test whether Read More

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Icons: Visions of the Spiritual World in Orthodoxy?

In recent years, icons have captured the imagination of many Christians and non-Christians alike. The Eastern Orthodox Church is well known for its use of icons. This paper examines the history, purpose, and use of icons and asks the question: are they contrary to the Scripture? A pictorial1 icon2 is an image (generally two dimensional) Read More

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