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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    In Genesis 4:1 and Genesis 14:22, Moses records that Eve and Abraham uttered God's Persona Name. He also says in Exodus 6:3 that God's Personal Name was not revealed to Abraham, Isaac or Jacob. so meaning of knowing God's personal name must mean something other than the mere pronunciation of...
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    66% of Orthodox Christians are not really Orthodox and should be excommunicated?

    God, who is love, calls all people to holiness. Christians are to bend their will to God's will, deny themselves and carry their cross, including those Christians who suffer from same-sex attraction, not affirm our fallen natures, and not to encourage others to do so, but to struggle to...
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    But Eve and the Patriarchs uttered His Personal Name before it was revealed to Moses
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    So then, what does Exodus 6:3 mean when the Name was not know before Moses, but to Moses it is firstly known?
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    Creationism, Evolution, and Orthodoxy

    If Adam and Eve are metaphorical, and Cain and Abel and Seth and Noah, etc are metaphorical, and the Garden of Eden and the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil are metaphorical, what is to stop the faithful from seeing God also as metaphorical? The Genealogy of Adam...
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    Were Yahweh and “El” different deities?

    El is like saying, "God" or Theos. A borrowed word to define what we mean. Like Hades the myth is borrowed from Greek to speak of the actual place of the dead in Greek (to translate Sheol). Also, in Arabic, Orthodox Christians address God as "Allah" even though that is not His Name (as the...
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    66% of Orthodox Christians are not really Orthodox and should be excommunicated?

    Only in the same sense as I would be a sinful Orthodox Christian who approves of pre-marital sex, fornication, adultery or any other sin and teach that it is O.K. I do suspect that if one were to teach that, despite the Church's official teaching, that person would be excommunicated.
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    But I thought that when God told Moses, "No man can see My Face and live," He meant that no one can see the Essence of God. If that is the correct understanding, then Moses did not see God's Essence by making His Personal Name known to Him. And if that is so, then it seems we are still left...
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    The NOG version does not use the English "LORD" but the Original Hebrew Name.
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    "LORD" is the English Equivalent to "Adonai" or Greek Kyrios, used to replace God's Personal Name provided in Hebrew out of respect so that they don't write the actual Name, the Tetragrammaton.
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    See the NOG version at the link above.
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    Did Adam, Eve, and the Patriarchs know God's Personal Name before Moses?

    In Genesis 14:22, it is stated, " But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I now raise my hand and solemnly swear to [God's Personal Name], maker of heaven and earth, that I won’t take a...." Yet, later, in Exodus 6:3, God speaks to Moses and states, "I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as...
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    66% of Orthodox Christians are not really Orthodox and should be excommunicated?

    If 66% of Orthodox Christians say that men should be able to marry other men if they want to, and those 66% still take communion with the other 34%, and this is allowed to continue, how are we as Orthodox Christians of One Accord, of the same Mind as Christ, knowing that we commune together but...
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    66% of Orthodox Christians are not really Orthodox and should be excommunicated?

    According to https://www.hrc.org/resources/stances-of-faiths-on-lgbt-issues-eastern-orthodox-church "Despite official stance, a survey released in 2018 by the Public Religious Research Institute (PRRI) finds a majority, 66 percent, of U.S. Eastern Orthodox Christians supporting marriage...
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