Tobit, 1-2 Maccabees: a Quick explanation of “the Apocrypha” from the perspective of a young Eastern Orthodox Christian.
According to Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky, unlike what protestants call the “Apocrypha,” the Russian Orthodox Church considers them to be “non-canonical.” However, the books are still considered inspired Holy Scripture. “Canon” refers to whether these books are conclusively found in the Hebrew canon, and not whether they can or cannot be used for defending Christian doctrine. Now, many protestant apologists who […]
I mostly posted this for the benefit of my friend Wes. It is basically my list of scriptural references I found that support the Nicene creed in certain ways. Send me a message if you need help clarifying some of the references! The Nicene Creed We believe in one God, (Deut 6: 4, Ephesians 4:5-6; […]
What this post is going to do is compare my understanding of Mark 13:27 with a common understanding that I have run into from Evangelical Protestant friends. “καὶ τότε ἀποστελεῖ τοὺς ἀγγέλους καὶ ἐπισυνάξει τοὺς ἐκλεκτοὺς ἐκ τῶν τεσσάρων ἀνέμων ἀπʼ ἄκρου γῆς ἕως ἄκρου οὐρανοῦ” (Mark 13:27). “And then He will send forth the […]
Video Presentation of Craig Blomberg’s interpretation on the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. Here is a video presentation evaluating the Evangelical Scholar Craig Blomberg and his interpretation of the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. Enjoy! If you need to view the Script because of our the poor audio, click the link […]
PDF DOWNLOAD: DESINIGRATION OF DIALOGUE: EASTERN ORTHODOX AND TÜBINGEN LUTHERANS FIRST CONTACT Michael Bremner 25 July 2013 www.michaelbremner.com In the Spirit of Ecumenism, many of the doctrinal agreements made between different Christian groups are unfortunately vague and look to come into union by overlooking important theological differences. This is very much abused between relations with […]