Escalating in the eighth century in the east heretical defied the trend of iconoclasm in the Church adopted the worship images. In this article, is shown argumentation iconoclasts deny veneration of icons. In their view, it can not be reconciled with a genuine faith and practice, accompanied by numerous abuses, is a departure from the old Christian tradition. Binding remained for them the Old Testament prohibition „Thou shalt not do any image” (Ex 20,4). Significant impact on their views were: the idea of „image consubstantial” negative attitude towards the matter and give its ugly head in iconoclasm echo of origenism. Proved to be decisive Christological argument, leading to accusations of supporters of Nestorianism and Monophysitism.