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Nigeria’s [Cr]ISIS: “Most Of Our Churches Have Been Destroyed And Our Pastors Are Scattered”

09/16/2014 3 comments

Luke 11:23, “He who is not with Me is against Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters.”

John 16:2b-3, “… the time is coming when those who kill you will think they are doing a holy service for God. This is because they have never known the Father or Me.”

Qur’an Sura 4:171, “O People of the Book [Christians], exceed not the limits in your religion or speak anything about Allah, but the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, is only a messenger of Allah … Allah is only one God. Far be it from His glory to have a son …”

Qur’an Sura 9:30, “ the Christians say, ‘The Messiah is the son of [God].’ That is their statement from their mouths … May Allah destroy them …”

1 John 2:22b, “… He is antichrist who denies the Father and the Son.”

Hadith, Tabari 9:69, “Killing Unbelievers [non-Muslims] is a small matter to us” – The Words of Mohammad, “Prophet” of Islam

Hadith, Tabari 9:69, “Killing [non-Muslims] is a small matter to us” – Islam’s “Prophet”

World Watch Monitor – “What ISIS has done in Iraq, Boko Haram is doing in Nigeria, a Nigerian cleric says.

‘The news is really bad. When they attacked our hometown, we decided to vacate the place. In Michika and surrounding areas, soldiers were running away. Some of them were killed or wounded and lot of people were also running for their lives,’ Rev. Samuel Dali, President of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, told World Watch Monitor as he was on the run, a few metres from the Cameroon border.

During the weekend of Sept. 6-7, Boko Haram militants took over Dali’s hometown of Michika, in Adamawa State, on Nigeria’s eastern border. Recent territorial gains made by Boko Haram in the northeast, he said, signal the end of his home and of the church in that part of the country, Africa’s most populous.

In Iraq, The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, swept across the country’s north in June, forcing hundreds of thousands of people, about a quarter of them Christian, fleeing from their homes. Hundreds have been killed. Whole towns have essentially emptied of Christians and non-Sunni Muslims, and their places of worship have been destroyed or occupied.

The situation in the parts of northeast Nigeria overrun by Boko Haram is similar, Dali said.

‘We have lost almost everything,’ he said. ‘Most of our churches have been destroyed and our pastors are scattered all over. Our members have fled and some of them killed. That’s what we have tried to prevent from happening.’ The Church of the Brethren is known locally as Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria, or EYN Church.

And, as in Iraq, Nigerian Christians are on the run, Dali said.

During the weekend attacks, dozens of cars loaded with people and luggage formed a long queue. Many, he said, were confused, and didn’t know where to go. Some are thinking of crossing the border to Cameroon, while others planned to reach relatives and friends elsewhere in Nigeria.

In recent weeks, thousands have already crossed the border as the insurgents have overrun several major towns, notably Bama, the second-largest city of Borno State with about 270,000 inhabitants and just 45 miles away of Maiduguri, the state capital.

Despite government assurance that Maiduguri is safe, traditional elders — a forum made up of retired civilian and military officials — have told Nigerian news media that Boko Haram has surrounded the capital …” Read more.

Flashback: Islamists In Nigeria Slaughter Hundreds Of Christians In Past Week, Bible College And Churches Forced To Close – “Nigerian Christian leaders have said that Islamic terror group Boko Haram has killed over 350 Christians in just the past week, forcing the closure of churches and Christian schools. Officials from the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) said that the country’s Kulp Bible College along with several churches have been forcibly shut down due to the ongoing hostilities, according to Morning Star News. Over the weekend, the Church President Samuel Dali said that Boko Haram was continuing to advance towards the doorstep of his community, forcing many to flee for fear of their lives.” Read more.

Flashback: Nigeria: Boko Haram: Our Goal Is To Eliminate Followers Of Christ – “Terrorist organisation Boko Haram has issued a statement making clear that its goal is to eliminate followers of Christ from Nigeria and establish an Islamic state. ‘The Nigerian state and Christians are our enemies and we will be launching attacks on the Nigerian state and its security apparatus as well as churches until we achieve our goal of establishing an Islamic state in place of the secular state … We are responsible for the suicide attack on a church in Jos and also another attack on another church in Biu,’ a spokesman for the group, Abul Qaqa, is said to have told reporters in the northeastern city of Maiduguri over the phone.” Read more.

Turkish President Erdogan Encourages Muslim Brotherhood Leaders To Move To Turkey

09/16/2014 1 comment

To help teach Turkish citizens, both young and old, everything they know about the Qur’an, perhaps? What is Erdogan building? …

“The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers …” – Islamic poem quoted by Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan

CBN News – “Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited seven Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar to come live in Turkey.

Erdogan reportedly made the statement to journalists traveling to Turkey with him following a state visit to Qatar.

According to Israeli media, a London-based Muslim Brotherhood leader said Qatar asked the men to leave at the behest of several Gulf States.

On Monday, Hamas denied that the Qatari government asked Khaled Meshaal to relocate because of his close ties with the Brotherhood.

Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

Meshaal, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, left Damascus in 2012 after Gaza-based Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh declared support for Islamist rebels fighting the Assad regime in Syria’s civil war.” Read more.

Erdogan’s New Islamist Turkey To Requires Students Of All Ages To Study The Qur’an – “Turkey’s newly elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aided by his faithful new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, begins his term of office with a major overhaul of the country’s education system… Erdogan’s new Turkey, which plans to celebrate the centenary of the secular Turkish Republic founded by Kemal Ataturk in 2023, is making Islamic religious education compulsory in both primary and secondary school, for 12 grades. Until recently, the latter was available only in religious high schools starting in Grade 9. Another significant change is that religious school graduates can now apply to university faculties that train students for top public administration positions. Even Turkey’s current president, who studied Business Administration and not political science, was kept out because he was graduate of a religious school.” Read more.

Flashback: Muslim Brotherhood: The Qur’an Is Our Constitution, The Prophet Our Leader, Jihad Our Path And Death For Allah Our Goal – “‘The Koran is our constitution, the Prophet is our leader, jihad is our path and death in the name of Allah is our goal,’ Morsi said in his election speech before Cairo University students on Saturday night… ‘Today we can establish Sharia law because our nation will acquire well-being only with Islam and Sharia. The Muslim Brothers and the Freedom and Justice Party will be the conductors of these goals,’ he said. The Muslim Brotherhood Islamist group has been banned in Egypt for decades before being legalized following the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak in last year’s popular uprising, and has since emerged as a powerful political force.” Read more.

Flashback: Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Holds Venomous Anti-Israel Rally, Vows to ‘One Day Kill All Jews’ – “Arab hate: A Muslim Brotherhood rally in Cairo’s most prominent mosque Friday turned into a venomous anti-Israel protest, with attendants vowing to ‘one day kill all Jews.’ Some 5,000 people joined the rally, called to promote the ‘battle against Jerusalem’s Judaization.’ The event coincided with the anniversary of the United Nations’ partition plan in 1947, which called for the establishment of a Jewish state… Speakers at the event delivered impassioned, hateful speeches against Israel, slamming the ‘Zionist occupiers’ and the ‘treacherous Jews.’” Read more.

Categories: Radical Islam

Rumors Of [Don’t Call It] War: Top US Military Leader Opens Door To American Boots On Ground In ISIS Fight

09/16/2014 2 comments

Apart from dropping nukes, American combat troops will be needed to “destroy” ISIS, according to the greatest military leaders and analysts in America and abroad. Barack Obama, mind you, seems to think he knows more about what it takes to win a war dispute than they all do …

Proverbs 20:26, “A wise king sifts out the wicked, and brings the threshing wheel over them.”

But …

James 1:8, “A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.”

“How can I start a war when I should be getting another Nobel peace prize?”

FOX News – “The top U.S. military leader opened the door Tuesday to U.S. troops on the ground in the fight against the Islamic State, testifying before Congress that he could recommend ‘U.S. military ground forces’ if the international coalition being formed proves ineffective against the terror group.

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey made the statement during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Though President Obama vowed last week that the U.S. would ‘not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq’ and military leaders say ground troops are not needed at the moment, Dempsey said he could change his recommendation if he found circumstances ‘evolving’ in the region.

‘My view at this point is that this coalition is the appropriate way forward,’ Dempsey said. ‘I believe that will prove true, but if it fails to be true and if there are threats to the United States, then I of course would go back to the president and make a recommendation that may include the use of U.S. military ground forces.’

Dempsey provided one example of a scenario where he might recommend U.S. ground forces, saying they could be used to help Kurdish and Iraqi forces retake Mosul, now controlled by the Islamic State, or ISIS.

The statement comes as the administration faces a deep divide in Congress that muddies traditional partisan lines over the possibility of ground forces being introduced. Many Democrats and Republicans oppose U.S. combat troops entering the fight. But some Republican lawmakers have criticized the president for appearing to rule out that option.

‘ISIS is an army,’ Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., top Republican on the committee, said Tuesday. ‘It will take an army to beat an army.’

Inhofe also criticized the administration for its ‘indecision and hand-wringing’ before last week and expressed concern that the administration is still treating the mission as a chiefly counterterrorism mission.

Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, though, defended the U.S. strategy in Iraq and Syria. And, for those uneasy about the U.S. entering yet another conflict in the Middle East, they claimed the group will directly threaten the U.S. homeland if left unchecked.

‘It considers itself the rightful inheritor of Usama bin Laden’s legacy,’ Hagel said.” Read more.

Report: Obama Overruled ‘Best Military Advice’ On Ground Troops To Fight ISIS – “The Washington Post reports today that when the president tasked military leaders with devising the best strategy to defeat ISIS, the Pentagon presented a plan that involved a limited number of combat “boots on the ground.” … ‘Such a mission was not the U.S. military’s preferred option. Responding to a White House request for options to confront the Islamic State, Gen. Lloyd Austin, the top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East, said that his best military advice was to send a modest contingent of American troops, principally Special Operations forces… The recommendation, conveyed to the White House by Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was cast aside in favor of options that did not involve U.S. ground forces in a front-line role …” Read more.

“Humanitarian Catastrophe”: US State Dep’t Orders 160,000 Hazmat Suits As CDC Warns “Now Is Time To Prepare For Ebola”

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Contagion” and “Outbreak” were horror movies. This is not …

Luke 21:10-11, “Then He said to them, ‘Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and pestilences; and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven…’”

By Paul Joseph Watson, InfoWars – “The U.S. State Department has ordered 160,000 Hazmat suits for Ebola, prompting concerns that the federal government is anticipating the rapid spread of a virus that has already claimed an unprecedented number of lives.

In a press release posted by Market Watch, Lakeland Industries, a manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for first responders, announced that it had signaled its intention ‘to join the fight against the spread of Ebola’ by encouraging other suppliers to meet the huge demand created by the U.S. State Department’s order of 160,000 hazmat suits.

‘With the U.S. State Department alone putting out a bid for 160,000 suits, we encourage all protective apparel companies to increase their manufacturing capacity for sealed seam garments so that our industry can do its part in addressing this threat to global health,’ states the press release.

The huge bulk order of hazmat suits for Ebola has stoked concerns that the U.S. government expects the virus to continue to ravage countries in west Africa and may also be concerned about an outbreak inside the United States.

Although the State Department has announced that it is planning a ‘surge’ of emergency medical personnel into western Africa, only 1400 federal workers are currently in the region, suggesting that the 160,000 figure is far higher than what would be required merely for sending medical workers abroad.

In a related story, sources from within the Department of Defense have questioned why the Obama administration is implementing a military response to the Ebola epidemic when USAID and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are already involved in relief efforts.” Read more.

U.N. Sees Need For $1 Billion To Fight Ebola Outbreak – “The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa risks ballooning into a humanitarian catastrophe without a major surge in international efforts to contain it, senior United Nations officials said Tuesday, estimating the cost of this effort at $1 billion. The number of people affected by the disease is still rising at an ‘almost exponential’ rate, Bruce Aylward, an assistant director general of the World Health Organization, said at a news conference in Geneva. He said the number of reported cases had climbed to 4,985, including 2,461 deaths. Half of the infections and deaths occurred in the past 21 days, he said, underscoring the acceleration of the outbreak. ‘We don’t really know where the numbers are going with this,’ Mr. Aylward said.” Read more.

CDC Issues Ebola Checklist: ‘Now Is The Time To Prepare’ – “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that ‘now is the time to prepare,’ has issued a six-page Ebola ‘checklist’ to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected. While the CDC does not believe that there are new cases of Ebola in the United States, the assumption in the checklist is that it is only a matter of time before the virus hits home. For example, one part reads: ‘Encourage healthcare personnel to use a ‘buddy system’ when caring for patients.’ Another recommends a process to report cases to top officials… The checklist has been distributed to major hospitals and even little ones, including an urgent center in Leesburg, Va. ‘Every hospital should ensure that it can detect a patient with Ebola, protect healthcare workers so they can safely care for the patient, and respond in a coordinated fashion,’ warns the CDC.” Read more.

5,000 Body Bags Ordered For Liberia Alone – “The U.S. Agency for International Development ordered 5,000 body bags from a Florida company last month as part of its planned response to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in western Africa… The body-bag purchase came on August 19, just after the World Health Organization said the epidemic had killed 1,000 people. That death toll is now greater than 2,400. The size of the contracts indicates how seriously governments are taking the threat, especially considering that all 5,000 body bags were destined only for Liberia – one of three countries whose citizens have been hammered with new disease cases and paralyzed with fear. And the purchase says nothing about what resources might be coming as part of other nations’ contributions.” Read more.

Categories: Pestilence
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