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Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« on: December 06, 2018, 09:40:51 PM »
Can I get the teaching opinion on what the church says about Protestants and the Bible? Thanks.

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 10:55:16 PM »
More like, how do the Orthodox read the Bible? ...

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 12:53:46 AM »
More like from cover to cover.
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 09:58:21 AM »
Can you follow the ecclesiastical calendar for the Bible in a year

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2018, 10:49:35 AM »
Can you follow the ecclesiastical calendar for the Bible in a year

Yes.

Most parishes offer calendars at the beginning of the year that list the readings for each day. If you get one at the beginning of the year, it should be easy enough.
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2018, 11:25:19 AM »
Can you follow the ecclesiastical calendar for the Bible in a year

Yes.

Most parishes offer calendars at the beginning of the year that list the readings for each day. If you get one at the beginning of the year, it should be easy enough.

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2018, 06:23:57 PM »
Which is Protestants reading the Bible? And Televangelism? ...

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2018, 07:59:32 PM »
Protestants are very much into reading the Bible, but they believe in personal interpretation. This can get them into trouble.

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2018, 09:57:25 AM »
2 Peter 1.20

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2018, 03:34:27 PM »
2 Peter 1.20

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation

Read in context this verse has nothing to do with either the church's authority in interpreting Scripture or interpreting Scripture for oneself.

https://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/prophecy-scripture/

https://reformedreasons.com/adult-christian-learning/basic-christian-theology/the-doctrine-of-scripture/the-inspiration-of-scripture/

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2018, 06:18:47 PM »
2 Peter 1.20

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation

Read in context this verse has nothing to do with either the church's authority in interpreting Scripture or interpreting Scripture for oneself.

https://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/prophecy-scripture/

https://reformedreasons.com/adult-christian-learning/basic-christian-theology/the-doctrine-of-scripture/the-inspiration-of-scripture/


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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2018, 07:36:52 PM »
No.
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2018, 07:46:18 PM »
No.



So why are there no Orthodox in my area? …

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2018, 08:41:13 PM »
Texas is a big state.
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2018, 09:23:07 PM »
1) Everything is bigger in Texas
2) Orthodoxy is the "best kept secret" in America
3) Therefore, in Texas, Orthodoxy is an even bigger secret

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2018, 09:33:11 PM »
1) Everything is bigger in Texas
2) Orthodoxy is the "best kept secret" in America
3) Therefore, in Texas, Orthodoxy is an even bigger secret

Tx(E) + ?(O/A) = ROCOR
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2018, 09:35:13 PM »
What's the connection with "people" …?

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2018, 10:45:17 PM »
What's the connection with "people" …?

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2018, 01:05:34 AM »
I understand Thomas Aquinas Catholicism but is not Orthodox Christian? …

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2018, 06:36:49 PM »
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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2018, 06:44:42 PM »
Personal interpretations not allowed.

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Re: Need to clarify Protestantism in a nutshell
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2018, 10:09:16 PM »
Where? In Church? …