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Is the Papacy in Jeopardy?

Dear Friend, The season of Benedict XVI’s Papal reign is passing. Now, late in the day, a dark specter has appeared in the form of a major financial scandal swirling around the Vatican bank. The Pope seems uninterested in dealing with such issues. Maybe, rightly so, for in the not too distant past, John Paul Read More

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Origin of the Seven Sacred Mysteries of Orthodoxy

An Introduction to the Seven Sacred Mysteries of Orthodoxy Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book: Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Current: Belgrade, 2009), written by Serbian author, Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture, as well as primary Orthodox sources. This articles will examine in detail specific Read More

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Who Is the True Holy Father: God or Pope Francis?

  by Richard Bennett Dear Friend, A lie repeated a thousand times does not become true by the telling. The skillful crafting and republishing of what were once openly known to be outright lies has become a serious snare at the present time. The present Pope of the Vatican, for all his feigned humility and Read More

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Latest Scandals Warn Us to Beware of Pope Francis

Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The Vatican officially teaches that the Pope is the substitute for Christ Jesus. “The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, ‘is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.’  ‘For the Roman Pontiff, by reason Read More

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Biblical Refutation of Biologos COVID Statement: Part 1

By Randall Rathbun  Introductory Note from the Berean Beacon to the Reader, True Christians loyal to God must reject Biologos[1] “A Christian Statement on Science for Pandemic Times”.[2] The Biologos Statement is as dangerous a trap today as the Roman Catholic “Evangelicals and Catholics Together”[3] was in 1994.  Both entice Christians to unite with unbelievers Read More

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Eastern Orthodox Baptism Contra Biblical Salvation

Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Curent: Belgrade, Serbia, 2009) written by Serbian author Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture and primary sources of Eastern Orthodoxy. Future articles will examine in further detail other Eastern Orthodox teachings on salvation.  Orthodox Baptism Read More

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The Orthodox Eucharist Is Not the Lord’s Supper

Note from Berean Beacon: This article is adapted from the book: Eastern Orthodoxy Illuminated by the Scriptures (Curent: Belgrade, 2009), written by Serbian author, Ivica Stamenkovic. His research is based upon Holy Scripture, as well as primary Orthodox sources. Future articles will further examine in detail other Eastern Orthodox teachings on salvation. Jesus Christ commanded Read More

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Unholy Vatican Alliance: Social Justice and the Society of Jesuits

Unholy Vatican Alliance: Social Justice and the Society of Jesuits [1] By Stuart P. Quint Paul warns Christians to flee from worldly philosophy that deceives and destroys faith in the truth:  “Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not Read More

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The Roman Catholic Socialist Agenda

Dear Brother, Following biblical principles regarding how we live and provide for our families and ourselves brings stability and well-being into the societies in which we live.  At the present time, socialism is on the rise and the Catholic Church is helping to advance it with her socialistic agenda.  The attack on the United States Read More

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Icons: Visions of the Spiritual World in Orthodoxy?

In recent years, icons have captured the imagination of many Christians and non-Christians alike. The Eastern Orthodox Church is well known for its use of icons. This paper examines the history, purpose, and use of icons and asks the question: are they contrary to the Scripture? A pictorial1 icon2 is an image (generally two dimensional) Read More