Halal, The New Stealth Jihad – Are You Eating Food Sacrificed to Idols?
Revelation 2:19-20, “‘I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and perseverance, and that your deeds of late are greater than at first. But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.”
By Vin Ienco – “In April 2008, FrontpageMag.com published an article by renowned author and Christian Evangelist, Dr. Peter Hammond. Dr. Hammond has created and chaired many groups concerning the plight of persecuted Christians in Africa. He has authored over a dozen books and in the course of his 3 decades of evangelizing, he has been stabbed, beaten, shot and imprisoned.
A much circulated excerpt from his book, Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat is an article entitled, What Islam isn’t, or more commonly known as the Islamic Saturation Index. This articlelooks at the various stages of Islamic conquest by Muslims in their host countries, dependent upon what percentage of the population they hold.
He states, ‘from 5% on they exercise an inordinate influence in proportion to their percentage of the population. They will push for the introduction of Halal (clean by Islamic standards) food, thereby securing food preparation jobs for Muslims. They will increase pressure on supermarket chains to feature it on their shelves, along with threats for failure to comply.’” Read more.
Halal McNuggets a Hit in Detroit – “In September 2000, a McDonald’s restaurant in Dearborn, Michigan began offering a halal version of its chicken nuggets, in response to requests from area customers. Over the following year, sales of the unique item were so good that they expanded the idea to a second Dearborn location.” Read more.
A Canadian line of Campbell’s soups has activists stewing over Islamic connection – “Campbell Soup Co., the Camden, N.J., food giant, has been fighting a grass-roots boycott of its products after its Canadian subsidiary rolled out a line of soups certified as halal, meaning they’re prepared according to Islamic dietary laws.” Read more.
Fast food chain KFC converts eight London restaurants to halal-only menu – “Fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken is to launch a halal-only menu in eight of its London stores in a move which could be extended to other areas of the UK. The menu, which will form part of a trial, will see the stores selling chicken products which have been fully approved by the Halal Food Authority for the first time.” Read more.
Are you eating food sacrificed to idols? – “When you bite into a delicious pizza, succulent sandwich or luscious lamb chops, are you possibly eating food that has been sacrificed to idols? An outspoken American pastor says yes, and he’s sounding the alarm for Christians to be aware of the Islamic influence he calls ‘backdoor Shariah’ now nibbling its way across the fruited plain. At issue, says Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries in Bonney Lake, Wash., is eating food that’s ‘halal,’ in other words ‘lawful’ or ‘permitted’ for the Muslim diet. Muslims join many Jews and some Christians in avoiding the consumption of certain animals such as pigs and birds of prey, but those of the Islamic faith also have their meat blessed in the name of their god, Allah. ’From the Christian standpoint, Allah would be an idol,’ Biltz told WND.” Read more.