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Thursday, July 28, 2011

What would Jesus say about the building of Mosqes?

What would Jesus say about the building of Mosques?
I’ve been asked numerous times be well intentioned but mis-guided Christians why people who call themselves Christians could be against Muslims building their houses of worship or Mosques. Invariably they will say, “Jesus taught us to love everyone so how can you be a Minister and oppose the building of Mosque?” . The answer as with all of life’s questions can be found in The Word of God, in The Holy Bible. First we have to look at a few facts about Islam.
1. Jesus, or Isa in the Qur’an is merely a man who was a Prophet not a part of The Holy Trinity.
2. According to the Qur’an Jesus was never Crucified therefore no Resurrection.
3. According to the Qur’an Jesus will come back and give Christians and Jews the opportunity to become Muslims or be thrown into “ the lake of fire”.
4. According to the Qur’an Jesus was formed of dust in “ similitude of Adam”.
We have established Islam denies Jesus is the Son of God, or God in human form. We have established Islam denies the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. What does Scripture say about anyone who denies those facts?
1 John 2:18-25New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
Warning Against AntichristsDear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us. But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth. I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it and because no lie comes from the truth. Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist—he denies the Father and the Son. No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also. See that what you have heard from the beginning remains in you. If it does, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father. And this is what he promised us—even eternal life.

2 John 1 New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
2 John 1The elder,
To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all who know the truth— 2 because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love. It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us. And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another. And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world. Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist. Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. Anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take him into your house or welcome him. Anyone who welcomes him shares in his wicked work. I have much to write to you, but I do not want to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete. The children of your chosen sister send their greetings.
Now we have established the fact that Islam is the antichrist!Given the above facts and Scriptures, lets look into The Scripture to see what Jesus would say about the building of a place of worship for false prophets or the antichrist.
1 Timothy 1:2-4New International Version (NIV)
2 To Timothy my true son in the faith:
Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Timothy Charged to Oppose False Teachers3 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach false doctrines any longer 4 or to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. Such things promote controversial speculations rather than advancing God’s work—which is by faith.

1 Timothy 6:1-3New International Version (NIV)
1 Timothy 61 All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered. 2 Those who have believing masters should not show them disrespect just because they are fellow believers. Instead, they should serve them even better because their masters are dear to them as fellow believers and are devoted to the welfare of their slaves.
False Teachers and the Love of MoneyThese are the things you are to teach and insist on. 3 If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching,
2 Timothy 2:13-15New International Version (NIV)

13 if we are faithless,
he remains faithful,
for he cannot disown himself.
Dealing With False Teachers14 Keep reminding God’s people of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen. 15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.
2 Peter 2:1-3New International Version (NIV)
2 Peter 2
False Teachers and Their Destruction1 But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them—bringing swift destruction on themselves. 2 Many will follow their depraved conduct and will bring the way of truth into disrepute. 3 In their greed these teachers will exploit you with fabricated stories. Their condemnation has long been hanging over them, and their destruction has not been sleeping.
Isaiah 44:24-26New International Version (NIV)
Jerusalem to Be Inhabited24 “This is what the LORD says—
your Redeemer, who formed you in the womb:
I am the LORD,
the Maker of all things,
who stretches out the heavens,
who spreads out the earth by myself,
25 who foils the signs of false prophets
and makes fools of diviners,
who overthrows the learning of the wise
and turns it into nonsense,
26 who carries out the words of his servants
and fulfills the predictions of his messengers,
who says of Jerusalem, ‘It shall be inhabited,’
of the towns of Judah, ‘They shall be rebuilt,’
and of their ruins, ‘I will restore them,’
Jeremiah 14:13-15New International Version (NIV)
13 But I said, “Alas, Sovereign LORD! The prophets keep telling them, ‘You will not see the sword or suffer famine. Indeed, I will give you lasting peace in this place.’”
14 Then the LORD said to me, “The prophets are prophesying lies in my name. I have not sent them or appointed them or spoken to them. They are prophesying to you false visions, divinations, idolatries and the delusions of their own minds. 15 Therefore this is what the LORD says about the prophets who are prophesying in my name: I did not send them, yet they are saying, ‘No sword or famine will touch this land.’ Those same prophets will perish by sword and famine.
Jeremiah 23:15-17New International Version (NIV)
15 Therefore this is what the LORD Almighty says concerning the prophets:
“I will make them eat bitter food
and drink poisoned water,
because from the prophets of Jerusalem
ungodliness has spread throughout the land.”
16 This is what the LORD Almighty says:
“Do not listen to what the prophets are prophesying to you;
they fill you with false hopes.
They speak visions from their own minds,
not from the mouth of the LORD.
17 They keep saying to those who despise me,
‘The LORD says: You will have peace.’
And to all who follow the stubbornness of their hearts
they say, ‘No harm will come to you.’
Matthew 7:14-16New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
A Tree and Its Fruit15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
Matthew 24:10-12New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold,
Matthew 24:23-25New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
23 At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it. 24 For false Christs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and miracles to deceive even the elect—if that were possible. 25 See, I have told you ahead of time.
There are many more Scriptures that deal with false teachings, false prophets, etc.., but I think I’ve covered it well enough. So this brings us back to the original question, “ What would Jesus say about building Mosques?”
I don’t think Jesus would want “houses of worship” to be built that:
A. Proselytizes and advocates the worship of a false prophet.
B. Whose members deny that Jesus is the Son of God.
C. That advocates Sharia law which calls for among many evil things, the conversion or destruction of Christians and Jews. That calls for death for Blasphemy of the false prophet, or for apostasy from Islam.
I believe Christians or Jews who advocate for the building of Mosques have simply not invested the time to study Islam. It requires only a little study to realize Christians should be sharing The Word of God with Muslims instead of advocating the building of more Mosque’s!
God’s Blessings to you all!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

My letter to the Pastor who leases the bottom of Chicago area Church for Mosque.

Rev. Rasicci,

I wish to start this letter by saying I respect you for having the courage to post your comments on the Logan’s Warning web site. I’m sure there have probably been times you have regretted the attention you and Calvary Episcopal Church have generated from your comments. As a Minister myself, I have a few questions for you. Obviously you don’t owe me an answer to my questions, but I do feel you owe an answer to yourself and to the Congregation of Calvary Episcopal Church.

1.) Why did the past Ministers and Congregation, and now you and the present Congregation open the doors of The House of God to the antichrist?

I guess the first step is to establish the fact that Islam is indeed the antichrist.
Antichrist
Antichrist
AGAINST CHRIST, OR AN OPPOSITION CHRIST, A RIVAL CHRIST. THE WORD IS USED ONLY BY THE APOSTLE JOHN. REFERRING TO FALSE TEACHERS, HE SAYS ( 1 John 2:18,22; 4:3; 2 John 7), “Even now are there many antichrists.”

(1.) This name has been applied to the “little horn” of the “king of fierce countenance” (Dan. 7:24,25; 8:23-25).

(2.) It has been applied also to the “false Christs” spoken of by our Lord (Matt. 24:5, 23,24).

(3.) To the “man of sin” described by Paul (2 Thess. 2:3; 4, 8-10).

(4.) And to the “beast from the sea” (Rev. 13:1; 17:1-18).

The definition above is from Easton’s Bible Dictionary.

1 John 2: 20-23 NIV couldn’t be more clear: “ But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth. I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it and because no lie comes from the truth. Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist—he denies the Father and the Son. No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

2 John 7-11 is also very clear and includes in the definition a very stern warning! 2 John 2 7-11 NIV “ Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world. Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist. Watch out that you do not lose what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. Anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take him into your house or welcome him. Anyone who welcomes him shares in his wicked work.
 I think you would have to agree, from The Scripture and from Easton’s we have covered the definition of the antichrist. Now lets see what the Qur’an says about Jesus:

2: 36 to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims
 
3: 59. The similitude of Jesus before God is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was.

3:61 Then whoever disputes with you concerning him ['Iesa (Jesus)] after (all this) knowledge that has come to you, [i.e. 'Iesa (Jesus)] being a slave of Allah, and having no share in Divinity) say: (O Muhammad
 
4: 156. That they rejected Faith; that they uttered against Mary a grave false charge;

157. That they said (in boast), "We killed Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the Messenger of God.;- but they killed him not, nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts, with no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they killed him not:-158. Nay, God raised him up unto Himself; and God is Exalted in Power, Wise
159. And there is none of the People of the Book but must believe in him before his death; and on the Day of Judgment he will be a witness against them;-

4:163 you, [O Muhammad], as We revealed to Noah and the prophets after him. And we revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, the Descendants, Jesus, Job, Jonah, Aaron, and Solomon, and to David We gave the book [of Psalms].

4: 171 O People of the Scripture, do not commit excess in your religion or say about Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, was but a messenger of Allah and His word which He directed to Mary and a soul ...

5: 72 Surely, they have disbelieved who say: "Allah is the Messiah ['Iesa (Jesus)], son of Maryam (Mary)." But the Messiah ['Iesa (Jesus)] said: "O Children of Israel! Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord." Verily, ...
5: 75 The Messiah ['Iesa (Jesus)], son of Maryam (Mary), was no more than a Messenger; many were the Messengers that passed away before him. His mother [Maryam (Mary)] was a Siddiqah [i.e. she believed in the words of Allah and His Books (see Verse 66:12)]. They ...

I believe I have covered the Biblical definition of the antichrist well enough and verses from the Qur’an that deny Jesus is a part of The Holy Trinity, I think I’ve also covered the fact that Islam denies the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Should you need more “proof” from the Qur’an you can email me and I’ll send you other verses or mail you a copy of the Qur’an with the verses highlighted.

2.) You wrote, “ Neither we nor they proselytize. “ Why do you, the other Church leaders, or members not witness to them? According to the teaching of Jesus you should witness to them, and if they don’t listen, get away from them:

Luke 9:1-6New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
Luke 9
Jesus Sends Out the TwelveWhen Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. He told them: “Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic. Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town. If people do not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave their town, as a testimony against them.” So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere.

Matthew 28:18-20New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

Mark 16:14-16New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
Later Jesus appeared to the Eleven as they were eating; he rebuked them for their lack of faith and their stubborn refusal to believe those who had seen him after he had risen. He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Acts 5:41-42New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name. Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.

Acts 11:19-21New International Version 1984 (NIV1984)
The Church in AntiochNow those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. The Lord’s hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord.

I assume the above Scriptures are enough on the need to Minister to the Muslim’s who lease space from you to worship a false God. I assume since you are a Minister also you know The Bible as well as I do so you should be aware of The Scriptures warning of false prophets; The Scriptures that hold Teachers to a higher standard; and The Scriptures that tell us if they refuse to listen we are to move on.

3.) Final question. Have you read the Qur’an, The Hadith, and The Reliance of The Traveler? I ask this because you wrote: “The situation I inherited when I arrived on the scene as Rector in 2002 has been a very good one, and has fostered a different view of Islam, than that which is usually portrayed.” The only way to have an accurate view of Islam is to study Islam. Rev. Rasicci, as a Christian, as a Minister, I hope and Pray you and The Church will reconsider having a Mosque in The House of God. Just a side thought, how do you think Christians who live in Muslim countries would feel about what you and the Church members are doing? Even more importantly how do you think Jesus would feel about you and The Church allowing a cult to worship a false prophet in His House?

In His Service,
Dan Cox


Copy of Rev. Rasicci’s post on Logan’s Warning
 
 
Rev. Michael D. Rasicci of the Calvary Episcopal Church 222 S. Batavia Ave, Batavia, IL 60510-2564 said:Nearly 25 years ago, depending on who’s telling the story, the Batavia, IL Islamic community was invited to use a large, partially unfinished room in the basement of the education wing of Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, in the Diocese of Chicago. When the community grew large enough that they could construct their own mosque, one group left to do so, but some of the originals remained behind and continue to this day to have their mosque in the basement far at the opposite end of the building from the church. There has never been any syncretistic worship, nor will there ever be, as long as I am the Rector. The relationship proved very important, I am told, after September 11, 2001, for the community as a whole. We have had a cordial and respectful relationship with them, and have been privileged to host delegations of Islamic visitors in a program designed by the Department of State. They have their services on Fridays, and some of the men come nightly for prayers, entering through the usual door, going down the stairs, and proceeding to the far south end of the building. There has never been a problem, except an occasional misunderstanding concerning use of other space in the vicinity of the mosque, and that because of the children not cleaning up after themselves. I was asked not long ago to address the community about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. A time has not been set, but I will do so. They will not accept it, but they need to hear it. Neither we nor they proselytize. The situation I inherited when I arrived on the scene as Rector in 2002 has been a very good one, and has fostered a different view of Islam, than that which is usually portrayed. If it were different, we would have parted company long before my arrival. It is possible to be respectful and welcoming without capitulating to them. As for Blessed John Paul II kissing a Qur’an, perhaps one must see it as a sign of respect for the people being visited, albeit over the top.

Monday, July 18, 2011

3 Videos every American and especially every Christian should watch!

I am going to link to 3 videos I hope you all will watch.  I wouldn't watch all 3 of them in one setting.  I think you need a little time to let each one sink in.  One of the chilling thing about the first 2 is they were recorded in a suburb of Chicago within the last 30 days!  Another are the chants of Allah Akbar.  In all 3 video's pay attention to the 3 men who are speaking.  They aren't "wild-eyed radicals".  As another Pastor I know said, " They look like they could be  college professors."

These are their plans, in their words.  An interesting statistic before you watch the videos, especially for those who believe the main stream media, CAIR, the Bush ( Even though I'm a big fan of both President Bush's) administration, the Obama administration, or even liberal Pastors, that only a very small percentage of Muslims are radicals (devout).  According to Dr. Mark Gabriel a former Imam and Professor of Islamic Studies at al Azhar University in Egypt, now a born again Christian, Praise The Lord! 10% of all Muslims are devout (radical), another 25% are "on the fence", it only takes a little to push them over the edge. Do the math, 10% 0f 1.57 Billion = 157,000,000. 25% of 1.57 Billion = 392,500,000 for a combined total of 549,500,000 POTENTIAL devout (radical) Muslims. Really sounds like a tiny minority doesn't it?

Please don't think those stats mean I hate Muslims, I don't.  Please don't think those stats mean that I think all Muslims are "bad people", I don't.  I do know Islam is EVIL.  One has only to read the Qur'an, The Reliance of The Traveller, ( The Islamic Law manual) or the aHadith to see that. Anyone who studies World History should be able to see it.  Most of all anyone who studies their Bible and has just a minimal knowledge of Islam should be able to see it.

Please watch the video's at the 3 links below.  There are 2 video's on the first link, you need to watch the 25 minute one.  Excuse some of the wild or profane comments in the comment section.  I wouldn't totally skip over the comments though.  There are some very, very intelligent comments.  This website has some of the most knowledgeable people who comment on a regular basis than any of the other sites about Islam I read.

Thanks in advance for watching the video's. Feel free to share this blog anytime you would like. God Bless you all!

http://loganswarning.com/2011/07/12/illinois-muslim-leader-calls-for-sharia-to-the-chants-of-allah-akbar-video/

http://loganswarning.com/2011/07/15/usa-hizb-ut-tahrir-leader-calls-for-muslim-armies-to-unite-speaks-of-sheikh-obama-video/

http://loganswarning.com/2011/07/06/australia-muslim-conference-calls-for-sharia-whether-we-like-it-or-not-video/

My Response to Mike Ghouse

Mike Ghouse is a Muslim Apologist and a leading advocate for Pluralism. Mr Ghouse is a frequent guest of The Hannity show on Fox News Channel and recently wrote to Christopher Logan of Logan's Warning. I am tired of Mr Ghouse's half truths and his mis-guided Beliefs about Pluralism.  I felt led to respond to Mr Ghouse from a Theological standpoint.  I've included the portions of his response that are false from a Biblical standpoint.  If you would like to see his entire response you can read it here:

http://loganswarning.com/2011/07/08/hannity-guest-mike-ghouse-responds-to-logans-warning-with-another-islamocon/



Mr. Ghouse,
I am thrilled you decided to respond Christopher Logan. Your response gives me the opportunity to respond to you, something I have long hoped for. I maintain you and Dr Zuhdi Jasser are two of the most dangerous people in the world at this time. As a Preacher, and a Born again Christian, its not my place or my intention to judge your or Dr. Jasser’s motives. I suspect both of you have good intentions. It is my place, my duty, to warn of false teachings and heresy.
The danger presented by you and Dr Jasser is not from suicide bombers or jets being flown into buildings. It comes from practicing and Preaching a form of Islam that is NOT factually based on the Qur’an or the aHadith and certainly not on Sharia. You lull people who want to believe that Islam is a “Religion of Peace” into the myth that it is. You sir take the danger even further by Preaching your all inclusive pluralism. There is NO Biblical justification for pluralism. There is ONLY one God, and He is not Allah, nor Buddha, nor anyone else in your Pluralistic Society.
Before going into our Theological differences, a couple of observations. I thought this part of your reply to Mr. Logan was pretty comical. “I have done my part and it is up to you to research the truth. I have responded to Geert Wilders, Robert Spencer, and Naomi… Ali Sina and several others, they don’t read, their purpose is to make money- look at your own site, asking for money, that is your business. I am not looking for any money and just doing my share of the work to build a cohesive America where no one has to live in apprehension of the other.” Your implication that Mr. Logans purpose, along with these others is to make money is funny considering all over your websites you are called a “Professional Speaker”. Do you travel around speaking for free? Do you intend to give the two books you are writing or sell them? People who live in glass house shouldn’t throw stones.
You also write:

Robert Spencer, Geert Wilders, Brigitte Gabriel, Nonie Darwish, Wafa Sultan, Alan Dershowitz, Ali Sina and a host of others are guided by those translations and it suits them to sell hate and frightened nincompoops write those checks.I wonder Mr. Ghouse just how many “ frightened nincompoops write those checks” to you? People so frightened of Radical Islam that out of hope and fear they buy into your liberal interpretation of Islam and the Qur’an. People who out of fear so want to believe there is a liberal or moderate Islam out there that will rise against the more Devout Muslims.
The next thing is all of your talk of humility, both in your response to Mr. Logan, and on your websites, yet all over your websites are listed your accomplishments. Your websites have your pictures proclaiming you as a professional speaker all over them. Places you have spoken … all the “good works” you feel you have done. Your talk of humility reeks of hypocrisy.
On to the Theology!
You write :
In the context of an ordinance enjoining war against them. this “something” can mean only one thing-namely, unprovoked aggression: for it is this that has been forbidden by God through all the apostles who were entrusted with conveying His message to man. Thus, the above verse must be understood as a call to the believers to fight against such-and only such-of the nominal followers of earlier revelation as deny their own professed beliefs by committing aggression against the followers of the Qur’an (cf. Manar X, 338).(Quran Ref: 9:29 )[42] See in this connection the statement (in 5:13-14) that the Jews and the Christians “have forgotten much of what they had been told to bear in mind”. (Quran Ref: 9:29).
Why did you stop at 5:13-14? Are you not using that Quranic text out of context without including verses 15-17?
15. O people of the Book! There hath come to you our Messenger, revealing to you much that ye used to hide in the Book, and passing over much (that is now unnecessary). There hath come to you from Allah a (new) light and a perspicuous Book,-
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17.
Now lets go on to 9:29 you reference:
29. Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.
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33.
In reading these verses in their entirety, not taking them out of context, it is plain to see that as a Born Again Christian who believes in Jesus Christ, as my Lord and Savior, not a prophet, I am guilty of blasphemy according to the Qur’an. You and I both are very aware of the punishment for blasphemy according to Sharia Law. I tell you Mr. Ghouse the same thing I tell Christian Pastors about The Holy Bible. It is what it is. It is the perfect infalliable Word of God. You take it whole, either you Believe it is The Word of God or you don’t. As a Muslim you are supposed to feel the same about the Qur’an. You don’t gloss over or “cherry pick” it to make your point. You sir, try to make your point of Islam being a Religion of Peace, by perverting the Qur’an. You sir, in trying to make your “perfect utopian pluralistic society” pervert The Holy Bible. You sir, commit blasphemy to both Religions.
The big difference, as a Christian I Pray for you. I Pray God will remove the scales from your eye’s and help you to see the truth. I Pray for God to forgive you. For the time being your Devout Muslim Brothers tolerate your blasphemy because you are a tool for them. No more, no less. The day you stop being useful to them they will turn on you for your blasphemy.
You write:
Since Jesus is the promised Messiah predicted in Islam, the right wing Christian assumes that Jesus is a Muslim (p0litical) and will destroy them, as the Logan website writes it up. Likewise the right wing Muslim believes that when Jesus takes out the evil, he took out Christianity. How ignorant are some of these folks.Excuse me?!?!?! I know absolutely NO Christian who assumes Jesus is a Muslim!! I know of no true Christian who knows anything about Islam, that believes Jesus of The Holy Bible is Jesus of the Qur’an. For a Christian to believe that would be blasphemy. When people such as yourself start Preaching your pluralistic society nonsense you aren’t just endangering peoples lives Mr. Ghouse, you are endangering something much more valuable, their souls. The Bible warns over and over of people like you.
1 John 2:17-19King James Version (KJV)
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
1 John 2:21-23King James Version (KJV)
I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth. Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.
1 John 4:2-4King James Version (KJV)
Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world. Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
2 John 1-11King James Version (KJV)
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth; For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever. Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father. And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another. And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it. For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist. Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward. Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
All of the Scriptures above as well as many, many more I can quote shoot holes all through your claims of Pluralism. What angers me however, is your claim that my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is merely a Prophet. That you and your Muslim Brothers try to put him in the same category as Mohammed. As a Muslim you say He wasn’t hung on a tree, He didn’t die on that Cross to pay our sin debt, and was not resurrected! How dare you!
Mr. Ghouse, for the sake of your soul I implore you to read those verses above. Pay very, very close attention to the last 2 verses Mr. Ghouse. For the sake of the people who follow your false teachings I challenge you. Do the same thing Dr. Mark Gabriel did. Study The Holy Bible, try to prove it wrong. Do it honestly and with an open heart. Read Dr. Gabriel’s books. Fact check The Holy Bible against science. The earliest copy of The New Testament found so far dates back to 125 A.D. There are more than 24,000 of the Ancient manuscripts. They all say the same thing. With all of the massive manuscript evidence you would think there would be massive discrepancies - just the opposite is true. New Testament manuscripts agree in 99.5% of the text. Most of the discrepancies are in spelling and word order. A few words have been changed or added. The Holy Spirit made sure we would have an accurate copy of God's word so we would not be deceived. The Mormons, theological liberals as well as other cults and false religions such as Islam that claim the Bible has been tampered with are completely proven false by the extensive, historical manuscript evidence. Most Muslim Apologists I have debated say the Bible was corrupted in 300 A.D., science disproves this.
I challenge you Mr. Ghouse. Study The Bible. Study the science. You have been and will remain in my Prayers.
Dan Cox