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ALL 200 HERESIES.

TOP 10.

under construction sorry.....

(big changes will soon occur on this list as I attempt to list the heresies under topics, such as "Sacerdotalism" etc)

1) They deny the Holy Trinity -  Theosis heresy 1. Theosis denies the Trinity, they have a different God. Theosis involves becoming united with God himself, not in a metaphor, but in reality, and their theological excuses that it is unity with God in energia (not in ousia) does not negate the blasphemy.  

You will see later that I say Orthodox Theology is far more movable and indistinct in doctrine than Catholicism, and this topic is becoming such a total embarrassment to Orthodoxy they are starting to "manoeuvre" the concept of Theosis away from unity with God himself. Once we get them swapping and changing like that their whole house of cards will eventually fall over.

Theosis heresy 2 -the other evil doctrine regarding Theosis is in effect making sanctification and spiritual growth into part of a process that contributes to actual salvation. (see later in the list of salvation errors) and is therefore also turning a fruit of salvation into a root of salvation, this time this time not so much works, rather Christian maturity and sanctification.

2) A fake bible .  ( bible ) They translate the old Testament from the LXX Greek, and add clearly bogus books such as "Bel and the Dragon" to their canon of scripture, in fact "Bel and the Dragon" is so clearly fake it proves the Protestants chose the correct canon not them or the Popes.

3) They deny Sola Scriptura( bible )

4) That Orthodoxy is even a church .  ( church )

5) That the Orthodox Church is Infallible .  ( church )

​6) The Titular Head - the Orthodox Pope .  ( people )

7) They have a sacreligious attitude toward the Holy Ghost .  ( sins ) One horrible example is as follows - before entering a sermon about Orthodox heresy passed off as truth, in a blasé fashion Orthodox preachers repeat the Trinitarian Formula before they do, as if that makes their heresy somehow holy. Make no mistake about it - you do not dare to use the name of the Holy Ghost in a casual or nonchalant way to verify or give a sound of authority to doctrinal error. Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is described in scripture as unforgivable, as distinct from the other sin of grieving the Holy Spirit. An example of a Protestant doing this is Benny Hinn, who uses the name of the Holy Spirit in the same blasé fashion to give credibility to his entirely fake miracles.

8) They deny literal Everlasting Hell fire .  ( doctrine )

9) Murder and violence. They believe in killing in wars. Yet pretend to be pacifist .  ( sins )

( murder )

In the new and better covenant it is murder to kill in wars. if the Orthodox are pacifist, why do they give communion to the hundreds of thousands of soldiers in their churches? In fact  why don't they excommunicate them for believing in murder? Orthodoxy is the most oxymoronic Faith in the world. They have dozens of such complete oxymoronic doctrines. (as I believe the 3 main heresies of modern Protestantism are war, adultery by second marriage {it was not always the case} and fake Alexandrian modern bibles, I feel it necessary to put murder in the Top 10 of Orthodoxy). This includes Historical proof of capital punishment, and mutilation of "heretics" and "sinners", yet claim to be pacifist. Also assaults on those "possessed by devils" or "the devil".  ( sin )  

10) Traditions of men . The great identifying characteristic of the fake religion called Judaism, that resulted in the Talmud, the multiplying of man made ideas has results in an Orthodox Talmud of  human Traditions usurping authority over The Word of God, declare infallible by God himself. It results also into the "strange fire" heresy of the sons of Aaron.

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TOP 20Mariolatry .

 

They say Mary has the attributes of God.

This leads to both the overt and the covert worship of Mary, and multiple

Mary heresies. There are so many heresies about Mary to prove this, but I will give here just 10 which should suffice:

11) Mary gives grace to believers for salvation. Saving grace comes from God alone.

12) Mary is a mediator between God and man. The bible says "there is one mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus".

13) They Pray to Mary (an act of worship).

14) They say Mary can hear millions of prayers and answer them, something only God can do, giving her superhuman powers, 

15) The Dormition - that is Mary Floated up to heaven after she died, 

16) Theotokos means "God bearer" and to be fair does not mean the identical same thing as the RC heresy of calling her "Mother of God", but some, especially  ecumenical Orthodox believers, do call her the mother of God,

17) They make icons of Mary, which become objects of idolatry., and they pray toward icons of Mary.

18) Mary never had "original sin", and was sinless. -  another superhuman attribute. (however Orthodoxy deny original sin and believe a separate concept of ancestral sin).

19) The perpetual virginity of Mary. Jesus had brothers and sisters.

20) That Mary is the Queen of Heaven. Total idolatry. They sometimes say she was Crowned "Queen of Heaven" in Revelation 12. (an heretical interpretation). This is sometimes called "Mary Regina"

 

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SORTING AREA

11) The Orthodox Church is nothing like the original church .  ( church )

​​12) The multiplying of religious rites .  ( general ) duplicated X

13) Clockwork "worship" by rote in the Liturgy - a separate sin from the sacerdotalist aspect of the Orthodoxy Liturgy, it is not "in the Spirit" worship. Frankly it is a long, boring showing off of their entirely fake priestly powers.

( blasphemy )  ( church )  ( churchianity )

​15) ​Prostration, and bowing - two different though similar errors, at various times signifying idolatry, or subjection to fake clergy.  ( idolatry )

16) Banning women from the entire Mount Athos Peninsula - sexist and discrimination (such discrimination should be made illegal by Greek Government).

17) ​Anathema ceremonies - complete with lines of priests swinging thuribles in tandem.

 

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TOP 30Top 20 Sacerdotalism heresies (in 2 parts).

The Orthodox have 4 Saviours not one, 1) Jesus, 2) Priestcraft 3) Works 4) Mary and Saints.

Part 1:

31) A false "Gospel by which we are saved" - as it is a synergy,  " the process of salvation". They in effect have no Gospel at all.   

 

​32) That salvation is found only in Orthodoxy( salvation )

33) Apostolic Succession( people ) This is part of the sacerdotalist heresy as it states the pseudo "powers" to become a vehicle to "impart grace" to believers by priestcraft are a hand-me-down powers.

34) Metousiosis - or "holy cannibalism" .  ( sacerdotal )

35) Chrismation .  ( sacerdotal )

36) Triple Baptism .  ( sacerdotal )

37) Epiklesis - is a different thing than metousiosis (the Orthodox version of transubstantiation) but is always connected to it. It is the invocation of the Holy Ghost to partake in the witchcraft of the blasphemy of the mass. 

( sacerdotal )  ( salvation )  ( sin )

38) The Divine Liturgy .  ( the sacerdotal aspect )

39) Born Again - heretical definition( salvation )

40) They are (therefore) not part of the new and better covenant -  by denying the whole process of being born again, and writing on the hearts of men literally thousands of traditions of men not the law of the new and better covenant that makes the first old (they also cherry pick old testament concepts into those traditions).

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TOP 40: Top 20 Sacerdotalism heresies (in 2 parts).

Part 2:

 

41) Ordination - linked to the heresy of Apostolic succession, yet in itself a separate heresy, you cannot be a church minister in Orthodoxy except through rituals performed by their inner circle (similar to freemasonry). As you cannot be saved without these fake priests, "salvation power" is supposed to be a passed down power, and a teacher cannot in their view simply be brought forward through the Holy Spirit, you must have "churchianity credentials".

If God draws and converts a soul he wishes to preach revival in a backslidden area or nation, he is a minister of God by simply his spiritual maturity and anointing of God, he does not have to be "ordained" by the very sinners who need revival and sermons preaching to.  ( people )  ( sacerdotal ) ( salvation )

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​42) Priests forgive sins - (forgiveness obtained only in the presence of a priest or bishop) : including individual confession (but not inside a box) and that of the entire congregation. ( sacerdotal )  ( salvation )

43) Penances - handed out by priests . ( sacerdotal )  ( salvation )

​44) Child confession to priests( sacerdotal )  ( salvation ) (children)

​45) False Christs - They say they "become a Christ" in Chrismation!  ( sin )

​46) Eastern Orthodox Prayer of Absolution for the dead :  ( prayer ) 

( sacerdotal ) & Orthodox Extreme Unction or "The Last Rites".  as distinct from simply anointing the sick with oil when praying, which happens in many Protestant churches.  

( sacerdotal ) ( salvation )

​47) Catechumen (differs from Catholicism)( sacerdotal )  ( salvation )

For me, this subject is one of the strongest proofs  Orthodoxy is false. To get to become Orthodox by conversion from another church usually takes about a year if all goes smoothly, and only then you are triple baptized and chrismated to "become" regenerated, or born again. Jesus emphatically stated you cannot see or enter the kingdom of God unless you are. This proves emphatically the Orthodoxy idea of both how to be born again, and when this can or does happen, are nonsense, as you are in a queue to get saved thus in a state of damnation for a year or two. 

"And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water: and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart, you may. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God." Acts 8:36-37.

In Eastern Orthodox you must prove you believe a toxic inventory of their false doctrines before you can be baptized (not that baptism makes you born again in the first place). Just the delay alone would be proof enough their church is false if a person was "born again" through baptism.

48) a 2nd Priesthood offering up physical sacrifices( salvation ) Nicolaitanism.

​49) the meaning of GRACE changed :

Protestant - Grace = unmerited favour (Eph 2:6-9 & Romans 11:6) as proven in a rock solid way in scripture. The very word proves Orthodox salvation false.

Orthodox - Grace = the salvivic energies of God, which supposedly just happened to be transmitted to mankind through priestcraft via their priests in communion, baptism, chrismation, etc. ( salvation )

50)  The multiplying of sacraments( salvation ) when realizing set in among early heretics that falsely making the two real sacraments (baptism and communion) into part of actual salvation, exalted them into a position of "power over the laity", they began to invent a long list of other things renamed as sacraments to increase the perception of their priestly powers.

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TOP 50:

10 proofs that Eastern Orthodoxy is a Sex Cult.

51) They commit Adultery by misinterpreting "porneia" in Matthew 5:32 as post marital adultery and a legitimate reason to divorce and remarry:  It is in fact polygamy or bigamy to do this.

a) "porneia" in Matthew 5:32 misinterpreted as also including post marital adultery.

note:

The Catholics on the other hand rightly state it is impossible in context that this word includes postmarital adultery, and means fornication, example: such as a woman who claims to be a maiden discovered not to be before consummation on the marriage bed.

Catholics refuse communion to divorcees who remarry, the Orthodox do not.

52) They commit Adultery by the rule of "economy" (oikonomia):  It is in fact also polygamy or bigamy to do this.

b) By the doctrine of "economy". They allow remarriage for many other reasons centering around the concept of "no love or commitment in the marriage" 

for these remarriages there is even a second separate special kind of service, quote:

"The Order of the Second or Third Marriage (service) is somewhat different than that celebrated as a first marriage and it bears a penitential character."

53) "He causes her to commit adultery". A separate sin from adultery by divorce and remarriage, 

54) No marriage vows - marriage vows are not "swearing oaths" . They do not want to make an oath marriage is for life because their fake church is gangrenous with adultery by second marriage. 

note: do the Orthodox say that in the time period up until 1054 their supposedly "united church" had no marriage vows anywhere? And that it was only after the 1054 split the Catholics "fell into error" by inventing marriage vows???

55) Adultery justified under Antinomianism (that is - as if the allowing of remarriage by priests somehow nullifies adultery from being a 'work of the flesh" to which damnation is promised to all who do not repent.)

56) That Marriage is a sacrament.

57) Invested Authority to marry a couple: doctrinally rendering all other children in non Orthodox marriages bastards.

​58) Celibacy of the clergy: but not identical to Roman Catholicism, Married clergy cannot remarry after death of  the spouse: a further heresy, and the widow of a priest cannot remarry but becomes a celibate , Clergy Widow and widowers cannot remarry.

​59) They do not properly teach to keep virginity before marriage.

By heretically interpreting "porneia" in Matthew 5:32 as including post marital adultery, this removes the definite directive/teaching of preservation of virginity before marriage, by making the word include postmarital sins. 

60) Giving your daughter in marriage: Until more recent times, the Orthodox had a history of forced marriages. Emancipation was not "a tradition" quite the opposite. In a biblical true new covenant marriage a woman chooses her own husband.  If their faith was really the true church they would not have had this anachronism, The Orthodox say their traditions are simply right. This would be a clear wrong one. They want to sweep about 1,500 years of getting it wrong under the carpet and pretend it never occurred. If their faith was real the fight for female emancipation would never have had to be fought in all Orthodox countries - but the opposite is the case.

**) RESEARCH - did the Orthodox ever execute adulterers? Henry VIII and Calvin believed in doing this, never grasping John 8:7.

**) Unbiblical annulments of marriages (like Catholicism) ?

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TOP 50 :

(Other distinctly Orthodox) .

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41) Grave desecration & Funeral extortion racket

It would be insensitive to the extreme heartbreak felt by those who are bereaved about the death of loved ones, not to specify clearly that these are two separate sins of Eastern Orthodoxy. Digging up dead people's bones is emotionally devastating to the relatives, and the other sin of using burials to make cash is equally obnoxious, and fulfills the scripture: "Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation." Mark 12:40 .  ( death )  ( extortion ) ( sin )

42) Ancestral sin( doctrine ) the heresy of semi-pelagianism

**) That the sin of mankind was purged in the incarnation (thus not Calvary). note...... discuss also  "by his stripes we are healed"

43)   No mortal sin (works of the flesh)( sin ) ( doctrine )

44)   Filioque issues( Godhead )  ( doctrine )

45)   Long haired priests (Gurus not Christians)( people ) ( tradition )

46) The Jesus Prayer ​- Vain repetitions in prayer . this being the the primary example. ( prayer ) ( meditation ) 

47)   Exorcisms of babies : (children)

48)   No singing or music, chanting only, no sitting down( churchianity )

50)  The Miracle of Holy Fire( ritualism ) ( fakery ) ( sin ) ( churchianity ) 

( tradition )

Absolution prayer

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Other Orthodox Salvation errors .

​​51) Salvation by Works .  ( salvation )

52) That Jesus earned the resurrection of the just and the unjust (not simply the salvation component of  resurrection). In other words Orthodoxy believes Jesus died to resurrect the damned (and thus to burn billions of people in Hell).  ( salvation )

53) Repentance "saves" . - A deep point of theology, often misunderstood even by Evangelicals and Protestants, is that repentance does not "save". Jesus saves. Repentance is the quality indicator of belief. ( salvation )

​54) Salvation by sin :  (the "strange fire" error committed by the two sons of Levi - see Lev 10:1-2.). Some of the things they say are works aiding in the process of salvation are actually sins. like vain repetition of prayer, doing works before men, and priestcraft acts etc etc etc, Thus..... "sin helps save you!". ( salvation )

55) Theosis - mentioned first here as an attack on the doctrine of the Holy Trinity (thus the no.1 heresy), it is also heresy in its substance (not just its consequence) as a warped amalgam of sanctification and spiritual growth in Christ, then made into part of salvation itself in a "process" or "synergy" of salvation, when such issues are a fruit of salvation (Protestant), not a root of salvation (Catholic / Orthodox) The Devil or Lucifer in Isaiah 14 is the first to believe in Theosis, and he then tried to convince Eve she would be a goddess in Eden. In their desperation to justify themselves the Orthodox now like to fancifully imagine that Catholics and many Protestant believe in it to, hoping some people at least with "buy their lie", when they are just living in denial about how utterly warped and particular to them the heresy is. John 17:21 is just a reference to the metaphor of the church being "the body of Christ" not that we all achieve Theosis.  ( the Godhead ) ( salvation )

56) Ethereal Toll Houses & salvation . Two issues here, firstly that after death you are not in a state of salvation or damnation according to Orthodoxy, but must face a series of temptation by demons in houses along the way to a place termed Abraham's Bosom, the passing of such tests contributing to actual salvation, and secondly that prayers of the Orthodox and dead saints help the travelling departed soul to pass these tests and temptations and thus yet again contribute to actual salvation of their own soul - see further down this list in prayer section.  (see Prayer and Salvation)  (contrast Purgatory)  (Hell) part of salvation by works.

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PRAYER ISSUES & ACTUAL SALVATION

(that is as a root not a fruit of salvation):

note: prayers actually aiding in the false concept of "the process of salvation". Here are 10 examples (there are probably several more).

91) Praying for the dead( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation )

92) The dead can pray for you( spiritism ) ( salvation )

​93) Praying to the dead . ( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation )

94) Mary as Co-Mediator, Co-Redemptrix, hears/answers millions, giving of grace that contributes to salvation.

( idolatry ) ( salvation ) 

95) Hesychasm -  the equivalent of Buddhist meditation. interesting also the Buddhist idea of becoming "at one" has similarities to theosis. ( spiritism ) ( meditation ) 

( salvation ) Some Orthodox say Hesychasm is part of Theosis, thus part of salvation.

 

96​) Aerial Toll House prayers -  to help dead souls be delivered from demonic attack, in the 40 decision period as to whether you go to "Abraham's Bosom" or torment part of  "Hades", these prayers are connected to the 8 Day and the 40 Day memorial services. ( spiritism ) ( prayer ) ( salvation ) 

97) All saints day quote - "a time to pray for departed souls." - (spiritism) The Eastern Orthodox Church and associated Eastern Catholic Churches and Byzantine Lutheran Churches celebrate it on the first Sunday after Pentecost( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation ) 

( churchianity )

98) The Communion of Saints =  including quote "the intercession of the saints in heaven with God (“the church triumphant”); the dead who were not yet perfected (“the church suffering”) were also believed to be the beneficiaries of prayers said in their behalf. Major Protestant Reformers, wishing to reaffirm the unique mediatory role of Jesus Christ, denied the intercessory role of the saints and viewed the communion of saints as all believers in Christ." . ( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation )

( churchianity )

see Britannica - https://www.britannica.com/topic/communion-of-saints

99) The Repose of souls of the dead

The practice of offering prayers and the Orthodox Mass to help achieve "the repose" of the soul of the deceased (Memorial.)  ( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) 

( salvation ) ​( churchianity )

100) The Orthodox Prayer of Absolution for the Dead : quote: 

Prayer of Absolution for the dead:

quote: "this my spiritual child, N., is absolved, through me, unworthy though I be, from all things wherein, as mortal, he (she) hath sinned against God, whether in word, or deed, or thought, and with all his (her) senses, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, whether wittingly or through ignorance....etc"

OTHER PRAYER ISSUES:

note: prayers actually aiding in the false concept of "the process of salvation"

97) Prayer Books - automated, manmade, pseudo Christian, systematized tomes of wayward religion. ( churchianity ) ( prayer ) ( salvation )  

99) The prayer rope - the Orthodox answer to the rosary.  ( prayer ) ( salvation ) 

95) The Cycle of Prayer (daily, and yearly) .  ( prayer ) ( churchianity ) 

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Contentious Issues:

61) They deny Christ died as a substitute sacrifice .

       The Evangelical and Protestant gospel is found in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 and Luke 24:44-48, and is belief in Christ crucified, buried and resurrected for salvation, repentance always being present to distinguish the belief as genuine. not some "mouthed prayer" or vain acceptance of the gift of salvation in Christ.  it at no time includes the concept of "a substitute sacrifice". As the issue is therefore neutral to salvation (that is a person can choose to have no doctrine on it and be in a condition of salvation) is not an Orthodox heresy or error therefore to chose not to accept it, but what is an error and a heresy is their outright statement that salvation is not a gift earned solely by Jesus, and their technique of always presenting that theme of the Protestant gospel as inexorably connected to the theme of a substitute sacrifice (which it is not).  ( salvation )

Hebrews tells us that "the blood of bulls and of goats cannot take away sin". Thus all the temple sacrifices of the old testament in the temple, and the yearly sacrifice for sins, could not take sin away in themselves other than by the mercy of Christ. The sacrifice of Christ himself however can take away sins, and REPLACES (or SUBSTITUTES) the clearly symbolic sacrifices of the old covenant that centre in the forgiving power of the blood of Jesus.

62) They deny Jesus was a ransom sacrifice 

       Once again the Orthodox say the concept of "a ransom sacrifice" is inextricably linked with the Protestant / Evangelical "Jesus Saves Gospel", when as we have seen "the simplicity of the gospel of Christ" in I Cor 15:1-4, Luke 24:44-48, makes not mention of it, thus a doctrine on it is not necessary for salvation. This is tactic is adopted by Orthodoxy in order to cause confusion over the two diametric beliefs about this, that is

1) The ransom was paid to God.

2) The ransom was paid to Satan (as symbolically represented in the book "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe"?) 

And whether it is ever wise to add it to the gospel message at all.  ( salvation )

note: The Orthodox falsely add both the "The substitute sacrifice" and "The ransom sacrifice" themes to the Protestant Gospel in order to cloud the central issue, that in Orthodoxy Jesus did not secure salvation for the believer in his death and resurrection, but it was only part of a synergy or "process of salvation". whereas in Protestantism he did secure our actual salvation, presented as "the gift of God" to the believer on belief.  

63) They deny the imputation of the righteousness of Christ to the believer, and the concept of "The Lord our righteousness." 

Again, this is not specifically mention in the "Jesus Saves Gospel". A new believer or "babe in Christ" does not have to specify a doctrine on this issue, to be in a present state of salvation through belief in (to "trust in" and "rely upon") Christ. Do I believe the only righteousness I have is that given me as a gift through Christ? And that his righteousness "exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees"? Yes. But I do not believe it is a specific doctrine to be believed or professed to be in a state of salvation, that is if you died then and there you would be saved by Christ because of his finished work on Calvary and his resurrection.

( salvation )

64) The descent into Hell of Christ, between his burial and resurrection (superfluous add on doctrine).

To keep the so called Catholic Faith and be saved, you must believe their view of the "descent into  Hell." It seem to me they are actually adding this into their "process of salvation" but it needs more clarification about how many of them would say that. This difficult and convoluted subject is definitely (stress definitely) not to be added into the simplicity of the "Jesus Saves Gospel" though it occurs between the death and resurrection periods.

In the Protestant Faith there are references to this, but several entirely different interpretations about what "he descended into Hell" means. It includes sometimes the concept that Christ supposedly preached the gospel (before it was even completed) to those who died in the time of Noah, as if it was a "second chance for salvation".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrowing_of_Hell (salvation )

Notably on the topic it is believed by many Protestants Jesus did not preach in Hell to those who died at the time of Noah, but, rather, that Jesus anointed Noah to preach at the time the Ark was being prepared.

65) 40 Day "Churching" of a baby - a mother is forced (via tradition) into bringing her child to church on the 40th Day after birth, to force the baby into attending their bogus religious services. in a warping of now "done away" law such as Luke 2:22-40 . This is connected with the indoctrination process described in Revelation 17. ( indoctrination ) ( salvation )

66) Economy, Economia - discretionary deviation from the letter of the law in order to adhere to the spirit of the law. Only bishops have such discretion,

It is an exceptionally, staggeringly serious doctrinal issue as the concept is used for instance:

1) to justify remarriage against the criteria of Matthew 5:32.

2) It may be used on the occasion of a conversion to Orthodoxy, in order to grant recognition to a baptism previously administered in a so called heterodox or schismatic church.

3) It may also be used to grant recognition to an ordination administered in a Roman Catholic or Anglican church if the convert comes from either of those communions.

A priestly form of this is in fact the basis of many controversial priest's decisions.

( doctrine ) ( sin )

67) Symphonia heresy - what this means in real terms. is that the church sees it as practical to compromise with the state in order to survive. Two modern examples of this are that huge numbers of Orthodox bishops compromise with the state (and police force) on the issues of homosexuality and evolutionism, and the so called hierarchy of Orthodoxy, including the Titular Head, turn a blind eye to this. (note - Catholic theologians hypothesise that this is how Orthodoxy was defiled by adulterous second marriage doctrines and practices)

( doctrine ) ( sin )

68) Many modern Orthodox consider the Pope "a bishop". Sorry but if it was not such a serious issue that would be a joke. The Pope is entirely an heretic.

( people ) ( salvation - suddenly not only Orthodoxy saves )

69) Graded churches

In real terms the Orthodox Church splits churches into about 10 kind, with various attitudes to where the word "church" should be replaced by cult or sect, when in reality they are entirely a cult in themselves.

1)   Grade A quality - Patriarchal Church (eg Constantinople)

2)   Grade B quality - Autocephalous Church  (Gr. "appointing its own leader") (eg Mount Athos) a church whose head bishop does not report to any higher-ranking bishop.

3)   Grade C quality - Autonomous Church (Gr. "self-rule"). (eg Finland) governed by its prelate, who is chosen by a superior jurisdiction, usually by a patriarchate.

 

It appears to me both types of churches often claim to be self governed, but as autocephalous churches appoint their own head, and autonomous do not, the true higher ranking church would be logically autocephalous, within the perimeters of their own unbiblical extraneous criteria?

4)   Grade D quality - Eparchy Churches non self-governing (eg. Philippines) 

5)   Grade E quality - Unrecognized Churches (eg Orthodox Church in America) 

6)   Grade F quality - Schismatic churches - (eg. Roman Catholic - to some)

7)   Grade G quality - Schismatic isolationist churches

8)   Grade H quality - Heretic churches - (eg Roman Catholic - to others)

9)   Grade  I quality - Heretic isolationist churches -

10) Grade J quality -  Lunatic fringe Orthodox cults .  ( church ) 

 

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TOP 80.

Some of the sins shared between the Orthodox and the Catholics:

71) Heathen Calendars are part of the Faith (worse than Catholics on this):

( doctrine ) ( sin )

72) 

73) A Personal relationship Mary  and saints ......with skeletons (dead unresurrected "people") spiritism. ( idolatry ) ( sin )  ( spiritism ) 

74) They kept the bible from the people for over 1,000 years - even after the Reformation presses started rolling, the Orthodox like the Catholics never gave bibles to the people in order to indoctrinate them instead. ( bible ) 

75) Idolizing or worshipping of the Nicene Creed : The creed is not fit for purpose, as it does not contain a specific gospel by which we are saved (however a "process of salvation" involving works and priestcraft is not present either - whereas the elements of the Protestant gospel are mentioned).  ( idolatry ) ( sin )

​76) Icons, statues and other idols . ( idolatry ) ( sin )

77) Shrines ( a separate issue proving their connection to eastern religions - thus Eastern Orthodoxy in their name) . ( idolatry ) ( sin )

78) That heresy is to contradict their fake church and man made traditions, not the bible and new covenant law .   ( church ) ( sin ) ( bible ) ( doctrine ) 

79) Holy Orders - the issue of sacraments. ( sacraments ) ( doctrine ) 

​80) Call no man father .  ( people ) ( idolatry ) ( sin 

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TOP 90.

Churchianity errors :

81)

82) Calendarization of lifestyle by a plethora of "days". 

( church ) ( worship ) ( churchianity ) ( sin )

83) Uniforms, crowns, mitres . one answer I was given by an Orthodox believer is that you can buy these crowns second hand on Ebay, and that they are only moderately expensive, and sometimes amount to only "bling" golden artifacts and crowns, not always real gold, only sometimes. I am not sure how the Orthodoxy faithful would react if they knew "the holy artifacts" are in fact often a chintzy show of tacky cheap imitations.    ( churchianity ) ( authority ) ( sin )

84)  Ritual / rite ridden .   ( idolatry ) ( salvation )  ( churchianity ) ( sin ) 

( sorcery ) . (separate issue to Traditions - but part of it)

85) Fasting before men : So much fasting they are borderline vegan for about half the year! This really does fit in with the commandment not to say "Touch not! Taste not!" . Fast Wednesday and Friday just about all year, so they can disobey Christs commandment to fast in secret.  ( churchianity ) ( hypocrisy )

86) Extraneous baptismal requirements / doctrines :  (must believe heresy, and an avalanche of more insignificant doctrines "what doth now prevent me?") eg harrowing of hell and deny filioque .   ( doctrine ) ( salvation )

87) Godparent indoctrinators . The parents are assigned the duty of indoctrinating their children, but so called "godparents" (found nowhere in scripture) are people assigned the same sinful task. This perhaps also serves as a way to fish outsiders into Orthodoxy by using babies and children to inveigle them into learning Orthodox doctrine.   ( indoctrination )   ( people )  ( salvation )

88) Baby exorcisms - it is jaw dropping that anyone baptized into Orthodoxy goes through a plethora of rites amounting to witchcraft ceremonies, including casting Satan out of babies and children. Adult exorcism - where they will even stand on top of people "crushing satan under their feet" like something out the middle ages.

( abuse ) ( salvation - part of baptism and chrismation ceremony )

89) False new identity .   when triple baptized into Orthodoxy the person is given a new name, and is given a personal patron saint, so they can calendarize your life on a personal level. A name day is the day on which an Orthodox Christian celebrates the feast of his patron saint. ( indoctrination ) ( sin )

90) Holy water power - the Orthodox believe so called holy water has powers to spiritually clean people and places, and cast out demons. They even do it to their own churches before a person is baptized to increase the impression of their bogus priestly powers.  ( ritualism ) ( churchianity ) ( sin - fakery ) ( sorcery )

 

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TOP 100.

(being reorganized into salvation errors area - a more important topic)

Prayer heresies x10.

91) Praying for the dead( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation )

92) The dead can pray for you( spiritism ) ( salvation )

​93) Praying to the dead . ( sorcery ) ( spiritism ) ( salvation )

​94) Vain repetitions in prayer . the primary example is The Jesus Prayer,

( prayer ) ( meditation ) 

95) The Cycle of Prayer .  ( prayer ) ( churchianity ) 

96) Mary as Co-Mediator, Co-Redemptrix, hears/answers millions .

( idolatry ) ( salvation ) 

97) Prayer Books - automated, manmade, pseudo Christian, systematized tomes of wayward religion. ( churchianity ) ( prayer ) ( salvation )  

98) Hesychasm -  the equivalent of Buddhist meditation. interesting also the Buddhist idea of becoming "at one" has similarities to theosis. ( spiritism ) ( meditation ) 

( salvation ) 

99) The prayer rope - the Orthodox answer to the rosary.  ( prayer ) ( salvation ) 

100) Aerial Toll House prayers -  to help dead souls be delivered from demonic attack, in the 40 decision period as to whether you go to "Abraham's Bosom" or torment part of  "Hades", these prayers are connected to the 8 Day and the 40 Day memorial services. ( spiritism ) ( prayer