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Arianism is NOT heresy!

The Great Apostasy!

There are arguments over when “The Great Apostasy” began, but it is quite clear that this developed in stages. The devil even tried to tempt Jesus himself to defect and failed, but shortly after Jesus physical death Paul of Tarsus entered the scene with his anti-Torah exegesis and declared himself an Apostle. The Church then had to contend with variations between copies of scripture and subsequent splits in the Church between those who followed Paul of Tarsus, James the Just, or the twelve Apostles and those who followed sects such as the Nazarenes, Ebionćans and Gnostics.

We believe that the real heresy lies with Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestantism which are all adherents of most if not all of the 21 apostate Ecumenical Councils (and others) that sought to alter the Church to suit their own agendas in the pursuit of power and wealth. The very concept of an Ecumenical Council is regarded as Apostasy by the Arian Catholic Church because the Messiahs teachings are immutable, irreformable, infallible, indefectible and indestructible.

In 336 AD St Arius was re-instated into the full Communion of the Roman Catholic church by the orders of Emperor Constantine I, thus revoking the Excommunication against him. Constantine I himself became a convert to Arianism and was finally baptised on his deathbed by Eusebius, the Arian Bishop of Nicomedia. Constantine I was succeeded jointly by his three sons who were also Arians: Constantine II, Constantius II and Constans. Constantius II became sole ruler of the Roman Empire in 351 AD and was instrumental in raising St Felix II, an Arian Bishop, to the Patriarchate of Rome in 355 AD, but their efforts were suppressed by Emperor Julian (the Apostate) who succeeded Constantius II at his death in 361 AD. Julian restored Roman Paganism as the state cult in place of Christianity, but his reign was cut short when he was killed fighting the Persians in Mesopotamia on 26th June 363 AD, and his religious reforms were reversed in favour of trinitarianism under Emperor Jovian whom had little interest in church affairs. 

Since the periods between 325 and 361 AD the so-called mainstream church and its subsequent branches ceased to belong to the true Holy Catholic Christian Church although within this and subsequent churches there have always been Bishops and Priests who have kept to the true faith. Arian Catholicism represents the natural progression of Christianity as it has evolved with our increasing knowledge and understanding of both the Universe and of the history of Biblical and broader Scripture, yet staunchly baptising and teaching all that Jesus Christ Commanded. The Church of England and the Lutherans separated from Rome out of a realisation of some of the corruptions of the Roman Catholic Church but were not radical enough to challenge the Roman Church’s claimed nature of Christ; combined with the desire of the protestants to change some of the Christian traditions to suit their own behaviour, they ultimately added to their heresyTop of Page

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List of principle Synods and Apostate Ecumenical Councils

The doctrines of Jesus the Messiah and His Church are irreformable, immutable, infallible, indefectible and indestructible. The following list of principle Synods and Ecumenical Councils list the number of times through the ages that the apostate churches have attempted to alter, redefine, add to or take away from the Churchs sacred doctrines.

*In the first Synod in Jerusalem (Acts of the Apostles ch.15) in response to the problem of Gentiles being required to undergo circumcision and refraining from eating Pork or non-Piscean seafood (sensible traditions for a nomadic people!), the Apostles Peter and James the Just reiterated the doctrines already laid down by Jesus and in the Torah for all humanity (Genesis 2:16, 9:4-6, Leviticus 17:11, see also Jeremiah 16:19-21, Amos 9:11-12 and Matthew chs. 5-7) along with the ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17 and Deuteronomy 5:6-21), which Jesus himself reinforced in Matthew 5:17-20**... 

The Law and the Prophets
Matthew 5:17-20

17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; I have come not to abolish but to fulfil. 18 For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all is accomplished. 19 Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

**Jesus demonstrated that the Law (Torah) was never intended to be enforced so rigidly that it would interfere with normal life (Mark 2:23-28). However the Biblical Noahide Laws, advocated by Paul (Saul) of Tarsus and Barnabas were an incomplete version of the Decalogue. Paul of Tarsus and Barnabas are NOT recognised as Apostles of Christ and although they were invited to the meeting and offered the hand of fellowship as elders in the Church, they had no authority to overrule the Apostles. Bearing in mind that this Synod of the Apostles and Elders discussed whether or not the Laws on Circumcision and food should apply to the Gentiles, Paul used this event to press forward his anti-Levite, anti-Mosaic and pro-Biblical Noahide beliefs, which sadly tend to dominate the Epistles of the New Testament.

# Ecumenical
Councils

&
key Synods
Arian
Catholic
Non - Trinitarians, Mormons, Unitarian Universalists and Jehovah's Witnesses Roman
Catholic
Eastern Orthodox Protestant, Lutheran &
Anglican
Anglican Catholic Old Catholic Oriental & Coptic Orthodox Assyrian
Synod Synod of the Apostles in Jerusalem (Acts of the Apostles ch.15 (c.50 AD) Yes* to the Apostles  affirmation of the Decalogue and the Biblical Noahide Laws from the Torah to all Mankind. Yes, with various inter-
pretations.
Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis. Yes, with Pauline exegesis.
Synod First Synod of Arles (314) No N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
1 First Council of Nicaea, (325) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes Yes Yes
Synod Second Synod of Arles (353)
(Re-affirming Arianism)
In Principle only, re- affirming Arianism.

N/A

Yes, subsequently revoked! Yes, subsequently revoked! Yes, subsequently revoked! Yes, subsequently revoked! Yes, subsequently revoked! Yes, subsequently revoked! No
2 First Council of Constantinople (381) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes Yes No
3 First Council of Ephesus (431) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes Yes No
4* Second Council of Ephesus (449) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes Yes No
4 Council of Chalcedon (451) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes No,
resulting in schism.
No
5 Second Council of Constantinople (553) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes No No
Synod Synod of Whitby (664) No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
6 Third Council of Constantinople (680–681) No No Yes Yes Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority Yes Yes No No
Administrative Council Council in Trullo (692);
Third Council of Constantinople
(Eastern Orthodox).
N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A N/A
7* Council of Constantinople (754) No No No No Yes, in teaching scripture, but not authority No No No No
7 Second Council of Nicaea (787) No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
8 (RC) (RC) Fourth Council of Constantinople (869–870)

No

No

Yes No No Yes Yes No

No

9 (RC) (RC) First Lateran Council (1123) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
8 (EO) (EO) Fourth Council of Constantinople (879–880) No No No Yes No No No No No
9 (EO) (EO) Fifth Council of Constantinople (1341–1351) No No No Yes No No No No No
Synod Synod of Jerusalem (1672) N/A N/A Yes No No Yes Yes No N/A
10 Second Council of the Lateran (1139) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
11 Third Council of the Lateran (1179) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
12 Fourth Council of the Lateran (1215) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
13 First Council of Lyon (1245) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
14 Second Council of Lyon (1274) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
15 Council of Vienne (1311–1312) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
16 Council of Constance (1414–1418) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
17 Council of Basel, Ferrara and Florence (1431–1445) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
18 Fifth Council of the Lateran (1512–1517) No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
19 Council of Trent (1545–1563 discontinuously) No No Yes No No No Yes No No
20 First Vatican Council 1870 No No Yes No No No No, resulting in schism No No
21 Second Vatican Council (1962–1965) No No Yes No No No No No No
# Ecumenical
Councils
&
key Synods
Arian
Catholic
Non - Trinitarians, Mormons, Unitarian Universalists and Jehovah's Witnesses Roman
Catholic
Eastern Orthodox Protestant, Lutheran &
Anglican
Anglican Catholic Old Catholic Oriental & Coptic Orthodox Assyrian

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33 Theses

33 Theses - Disputation on the legitimacy of the twenty-one Ecumenical Councils, the Divinity of Jesus Christ, the Trinity, the Petrine Primacy, the Virgin Birth, Idolatry and other Apostasies and Heresies recognised and advocated in whole or in part by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Protestant and associated churches in the face of our Lord’s immutable and irreformable Church.

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