Former evangelical-turned Orthodox priest destroys evangelicalism

Podcast Series by Father Andrew Stephen Damick of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church of Emmaus, Pennsylvania:

Part 1a – Fr. Andrew introduces Evangelicalism as it comes out of the Pietistic and Revivalist movements.
Part 1b – Fr. Andrew explores the understanding of salvation in the Evangelical tradition.
Part 1c – Fr. Andrew concludes the first part of his survey of Evangelicalism by discussing the topics of dualism, incarnation and eschatology.

Part 2a – Fr. Andrew begins part two of his study of Evangelicalism by exploring some of the denominations which arose: restorationist, adventist, holiness, non-denominationalism, dispensationalism
Part 2b – Fr. Andrews concludes his description of Evangelicalism with a brief survey of the following: Emerging Church, Missional, New Calvinists, Ancient-Future

The Magisterial Reformation
Part 1a – Fr. Andrew begins his look at the Magisterial Reformation which includes the 5 “Solas.” In this episode he examines “Sola Scriptura” or Scripture Alone.
Part 1b – Fr. Andrew continues his examination of the 5 “solas” in reformational theology looking today at Sola Fide (by faith alone), Solus Christus (through Christ alone), Sola Gratia (by grace alone), and Soli Deo Gloria (glory to God alone). For his talk on Sola Scriptura (Scripture alone) see the previous episode.
Part 2a – Fr. Andrew examines the distinctives of the denominations that arose from the Magisterial Reformation: Lutheranism, Calvinism
Part 2b – Fr. Andrew continues his examination of the denominations that arose from the Magisterial Reformation: Calvinism, Zwinglianism, Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Methodism

*To be updated as new podcasts become available

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  1. Reblogged this on TheFlippinTruth.

  2. othelzer

     /  May 14, 2016

    how is orthodoxy exempt from this babylon?
    did not orthodox and roman catholic persicute the arirus and
    his followers, did not orthodoxy and roman catholic destroy
    the hyruliii the vandala’s and the ostigoths.
    The memory of Christ Jesus is long and a open book, and inspect thy own
    house. while every word you say about Zionism may be true
    there is more to this story that any one Journalist or Inquisitor could

    • othelzer. I am having great difficulty deciphering your incoherent and misspelled comment. I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt and presume that English is not your first language.

      The Church did not ‘persecute’ Arius and his followers. There was a time when the Arians were in the majority. Arius was an anti-Christ heretic who denied our Lord Jesus Christ’s sacred Divinity. He was eventually defeated by the noble endeavours of such great saints as St. Athanasius. Now, to you, heresy maybe small matter, but God doesn’t take it lightly. You have clearly been infected by Protestantism; ie, private interpretation of Scripture and the modernistic notion of subjective truth. Whether you like it or not it matters to your salvation what you believe about the things of God.

      The heresy of Arianism never went away. It continues to manifest itself under different names such as Unitarianism and the Jehovah’s Witness sect.

  3. Happy Riches

     /  May 27, 2016

    The reality is each individual is personally responsible for his or her own actions, even words that are spoken, according to Lord Jesus Christ (Matthew 12:36). Organisations are fine but, in the main, they promote authority rather than servitude. Technically, the church is ‘the called out ones’ which is about individuals functioning in communion with the Holy Spirit, not a clergy and a laity that creates a ‘them and us’ culture.

    Evangelicalism is just another brand name for a movement. Today, Pentecostalism is the most pervasive movement worldwide, even though it splintered and takes many forms. Since Azusa St, 1906, this movement has become the harbinger to the Second Coming of Lord Jesus Christ. However, US style Pentecostalism has been infiltrated and the fire in the movement has been quenched by the putrefied Laocidean lukewarmness, and this has permeated congregations worldwide.

    Prosperity tends to choke true love for Lord Jesus Christ. So does institutionalism and theoretical constructs that are really philosophical assumptions promoted as doctrinal truth that create divisions. For only a relationship with Lord Jesus Christ that is alive and continuing is acceptable:
    “But I have this against you, that you left your first love” (Revelation 2:4).

  4. Laskarina

     /  November 14, 2016

    Thank you for posting this. Finally someone gets it.

    The Protestants are a movement largely promulgated by crypto Jews like Melancthon and Calvin (who was a sadistic gay pederast). The Puritans did not even celebrate Christmas–which is the feast of the birth of the Savior of the world. In England, they still have “boxing day” which a Jewish banker holiday.

    People seem to forget that the Latin crusades were incited by Jews in order to rob the treasures of Orthodoxy and make money for the Latin schismatic church. the fourth crusade looted Constantinople, and murdered Orthodox Christians there and in the Holy Land, where even when the church of the Holy Sepulcher was destroyed, the Holy Fire descended on Pascha, as it has and continues to do every Orthodox Easter since the resurrection.This never happens on “western” Easter.

    The Vatican library and museum did not exist until they sacked Constantinople and took three years to transport it all: Holy relics, icon, scientific treatises and artifacts, ancient manuscripts of every description, books, art, and of course, gold. Much of this is unknown to the West, but Byzantine scholars know. the Polish Pope (the one who had the affair with that lady in Vermont) actually returned a few important relics just before his death.

    The Orthodox church never burned anyone at the stake either. But the Latins and the Protestants did that for over a century.

    One hundred and fifty Jewish Popes, some of whom were not even priests, have ruled the Latin organization as absolute monarchs, completer with their own bank, currency, intelligence services, hit squads, and child abuse rings. Even in the early 20th century, the Roman Catholics were castrating orphan boys, so they could sing in their choirs, a centuries old practice. And don’t even ask what happened to girls and boys in Irish Catholic orphanages.

    Remember also that the genocide of Orthodox Christians from 1915 to 1923; tortured and slaughtered Orthodox Christians: Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek by the millions, and this was by the Domeh Jews. Even more Syrian Christians than Armenians were murdered. Tow and half million Greeks became refugees.

    After the fall of Constantinople for the last time in 1453 (again Latins, mostly Venetians, and Turkish Muslims) Christians were expelled and monasteries destroyed, while the Jews were allowed to remain take over banking and civil positions–which assisted the precipitous demise of the Ottomans.

    In the Greek war of independence of 1821 (from 400 years of Ottoman rule during which they remained Orthodox Christian), the Venetian mercenaries working for the Turks, blew up the Parthenon, which had been an Orthodox Christian church for longer than it was a pagan temple. That is why it is in ruins today.

    God has the final word. The Orthodox prophecies which have all come true so far, continue to unfold. The heterodox only have a chance if they educate themselves, and turn away from their false worship of Jews and Stolen land, and replace the flag of Israel with the Cross of Christ in their churches.

    • Laskarina: your arrogance and sense of victimhood – to say nothing of your mangling of history – rivals that of the Jews you so deplore.

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