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    Salvation "by faith alone"

    The New Testament gives Christians an overwhelming number of commands - they are mentioned throughout the Gospels, Paul's letters to other Christians, Acts, etc. A list of 1,050 New Testament Commands So, a few questions: If we can be saved regardless of what we do, why are we commanded to do...
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    Nobody truly believes that "The Bible means exactly what it says."

    I've heard a ton of people around here say "I don't "interpret" the Bible; I believe exactly what it says." To which I say: I'm not so sure you do. With many verses, you don't think they mean exactly what they say. In fact you go back and forth between literal and not literal fairly regularly...
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    Quotes from our Orthodox elders

    Greetings! Most Orthodox Christians have quotes from the elders that they resonate with, so hopefully we can share some in this thread. Please post your own quotes and I will post mine: ---------------------------- "When people are empty of Christ, a thousand and one other things come and fill...
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    The New Russian Military Cathedral

    Glory to Jesus Christ! The Russian government just built this MASSIVE church and plaza for their armed forces. They don't have separation of church and state, and their government values Christianity:
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    Clarification on Rule 24

    Good afternoon, I was hoping to get some clarification on rule 24: My question is: I am Eastern Orthodox, so I'm not Catholic, but if I believe an evangelical's argument/assertions might not be accurate, am I allowed to say so? How far am I allowed to go before my posts are seen as "debating"...
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    Introducing Myself - Timket

    Good morning, My name is Timket. I am a Christian of the Eastern Orthodox tradition. I grew up Protestant (baptized Presbyterian, attended Baptist and UMC Methodist as a child) but I converted to Eastern Orthodox at 22. Looking forward to discussing the Bible and the Early Church here...