November 26, 2020

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Doctrine

doctrine
doctrine

For the Orthodox Christian, doctrine is very important, as it is the very means by which we can know the truth of reality, which God has revealed to us. Christian doctrine forms the foundation that we need to understand God, salvation, sin, man's state of affairs in the created world, and many other things.

Salvation:

• Faith and Works

Theosis


Sacraments (Mysteries):

• Baptism

Confession

Confirmation (Chrismation)

Holy Communion (The Eucharist)

Holy Unction (Anointing of the Sick)

Marriage (Holy Matrimony)

Ordination (Apostolic Succession, Holy Orders, and the Priesthood)


Christology and the Nature of God:

Divine Simplicity

Holy Trinity

• Jesus is God

Miaphysitism (One Incarnate Nature)

• Virgin Birth


Tradition:

• Deuterocanonicals ("Apocrypha")

• Holy Bible

• Iconography (Statues, Paintings, and Images)

Intercession of the Saints (Praying to the Saints)

• Oral Tradition

Relics

• Septuagint (LXX)

• Textus Receptus (TR)


Christian Life:

• Fasting

• Modest Apparel

• Prayer

• Sign of the Cross


Other:

• Guardian Angels

• Hell

• Mary

• Young Earth Creationism