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O Holy Night – David Phelps

12/25/2013 3 comments

One of the most moving renditions of “O Holy Night” that I have ever seen, and with an ending that will definitely “let all within us praise His Holy Name …”

Psalm 118:14, The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my YESHUW’AH

Matthew 1:21, She shall bring forth a son. You shall call His name YESHUA, for it is He who shall save His people from their sins.

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Serial: Islamist Whitewasher Reza Aslan Caught Lying Again, This Time About The Age Of His Prophet’s Child Bride

12/18/2013 Leave a comment

What else can we expect from a guy who wrote a book of lies about Jesus? …

Hadith, Al Bukhari 4.268, “Allah’s Prophet [Mohammed] said, ‘War is deceit.’”

By David Wood, Answering Muslims – “In No God but God, Reza Aslan assures his readers that Aisha was merely betrothed to Muhammad when she was nine years old, but that no sex took place until after she had reached puberty.

Islam’s most trusted sources, of course, tell a completely different story. For instance, here’s a brief sample of narrations from Sahih al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, and Sunan Abu Dawud (Islam’s three most respected hadith collections).

Sahih al-Bukhari 5158—Narrated Urwa: The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old and she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).

Sahih Muslim 3311—Aisha reported that Allah’s Apostle married her when she was seven years old, and she was taken to his house as a bride when she was nine, and her dolls were with her; and when he (the Holy Prophet) died she was eighteen years old.

Sunan Abu Dawud 2116—Aishah said: The Apostle of Allah married me when I was seven years old. (The narrator Sulaiman said: Or six years.) He had intercourse with me when I was nine years old.

(For a much more thorough collection of narrations, see Sam Shamoun’s article here.)

Usually, when I hear a Muslim say that Aisha was older than nine when Muhammad had sex with her, I assume that the Muslim is simply ignorant of his sources (i.e., that the Muslim isn’t trying to deceive anyone; he’s merely ill-informed). Reza, however, claims to be an ‘internationally acclaimed scholar of religions’ (even though he’s an associate professor of creative writing). In carefully examining Islam’s sources as research for his book, surely he must have come across dozens of narrations reporting Aisha’s sexual relationship with Muhammad when she was only nine years old. The fact that Reza contradicts the unanimous testimony of his sources can mean only one thing: Reza is lying to his readers in an effort to make Muhammad seem better than he actually was.

Here’s a recent discussion of Reza’s claim (on ABN’s program Jihad Watch):

Source – Answering Muslims.

Historical Pics: Afghanistan 1973 Vs Afghanistan 2013

12/13/2013 3 comments

Idol Of Stone: Inside The Kaaba

12/07/2013 2 comments

Leviticus 26:1, “Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God.”

This short 11-minute video hits it out of the ballpark. What was true then for the children of Israel per Leviticus 26:1 is also true today for all who wish to draw near to the God of Heaven. “For centuries, millions of people have wondered what’s inside the Kaaba. In this video, David Wood takes you on a tour of Islam’s holiest site” …

Recommended: Can An Islamic Antichrist Present Himself As God And Receive Worship, Yet Remain A Servant Of ‘Allah’? - “This is all a part of the deception that is Islam. Consider for a moment Islamic behaviour and teachings in light of Biblical revelation. On one hand, Islam convinces Muslims that they must not worship idols, yet on the other hand it commands them to kill anyone who says or does anything negative to the Qur’an, and to be willing to die for it. It commands them to kill anyone who says anything negative about Mohammed, and to be willing to die for their prophet.  It causes them to bow down facing Mecca five times a day where the Black Stone (Kaaba) sits, even teaching them that touching the Kaaba absolves them of sin(!). They will gladly offer their lives for every one of these, each of which is blatant idolatry in the eyes of YHWH because it is worship of the Qur’an, of their ‘prophet’, of the Black Stone, of their ‘savior.’ It is worshipping the image of the Beast.” Read more.

India: News Reporter Severely Beaten By Muslim Mob After Trying To Help Elderly Muslim Woman

12/04/2013 4 comments

Muslim women are the domain of cruel Muslim men, not compassionate “infidels” …

Daniel 11:37a, “Neither shall he regard the God [YHWH] of his fathers [Abraham and Ishmael], nor the desire of women …”

Qur’an Sura 4:34a, “Men have authority over women because [Allah] has made the one superior to the other …”

DNA India – “A reporter of local eveninger Karavali Ale was beaten up by members of a Muslim fundamentalist group on Thursday morning at Kolnad near Vittla, about 40 km from here, for helping an aged Muslim woman build a house for herself.

VT Prasad has been hospitalised for severe injuries and internal bleeding.

According to police, 35 men suspected to be from Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD) attacked the reporter near his house, beating him up with clubs and sticks and dragged him to a distance of 100 metres before they dumped him.

The group tried to prevent him from being taken to hospital, blocking the road leading to Kolnad. When the ambulance arrived, they surrounded the vehicle and tried to drag him out. A strong crowd of locals intervened and shifted him to Mangalore hospital, where his condition is stated to be critical, but stable.

Prasad helped an old Muslim woman who was living alone in abject poverty. He collected donations from local residents and helped her build a small house on a piece of land she owned. Twice, men claiming to be KFD members intimidated him and warned him against helping Muslim women.” Source – DNA India.

Flashback: Islam’s Treatment Of Women


Michigan: Suspected Muslims Threaten To Burn Down Couple’s House Over Israeli Flag Hanging Outside Home

12/02/2013 1 comment

It’s in Dearbornistan. Again. And I have a sneaking suspicion that the ones uttering these threats are not from the local Baptist church …

By  Chauncy Glover, ClickOn Detroit – “Metro Detroit is known as being a big melting pot, a place where people of all cultures can live together. But one couple says they are facing ethnic intimidation all because of a flag outside their home.

The latest incident they fell victim to was paintballs splattered all over their home and cars Friday night . Now the family says they fear for their safety.

Terresa and Hussein Dakhlallah say it all started two years ago when they put an American flag and an Israeli flag up outside of their Dearborn home.

Terresa is American, but she grew up in Canada. Hussein is from Lebanon.

‘They left Nazi signs in our front yard,’ said Terresa. ‘Two people were standing there, one with a lighter and one with a gas tank, telling us that they were going to burn our home down.’” Read more.

Flashback: Michigan: Dearborn Muslim Calls For The Killing Of Christian Protesters For The Sake Of Allah – “A recent Dearborn Patch article addressed concerns about the location of the annual Dearborn Arab Festival. For several years, the festival has been held on Warren Avenue. However, because the sidewalks adjacent to the festival remain public property during the event, criticism and protest are protected by the First Amendment. In 2012, a group of anti-Islam protesters showed up with signs condemning Muhammad … A Muslim named Aboudi Berro suggested moving the festival to an area where protesters could be more easily murdered …” Read more.

Flashback: Dearborn Muslim Charged With 9 Counts Of Attempted Murder After Nearly Running Down Christians With SUV – “Here’s an update on last week’s story about Christians being stoned by a Muslim mob during the 2012 Arab International Festival in Dearborn, MI. Apparently, two days after the festival, Ruban Israel and other Christians were preaching the gospel or handing out Christian material just outside mosque property in Dearborn when one of the Muslims, angered by the presence of Christians and their message, got in his SUV and attempted to run them all over …” Read more.

Flashback: Coming Soon To A City Near You: America’s Own Islamic ‘No-Go’ Zones – “Coming soon to dozens of locations across the United States: America’s own ‘no-go’ zones where Muslims simply install their own courts, government, justice and punishment, much like the Islamist ‘no-go’ zones that already exist across the European Union. And where others, obviously, ‘no-go.’ That’s according to an expert on such activity, Martin Mawyer, of the Christian Action Network.” Read more.

Flashback: Michigan: Islamic Leaders In Dearborn Plan To Exercise Their Right To Free Speech To Protest Against … Free Speech – “Islamic leaders in Dearborn, Mich. are holding a rally this Friday night to build momentum for the passage of laws that prohibit speech or expression that hurts ‘the religious feelings of Muslims.’… it appears one of the goals of the rally will be the eventual creation of blasphemy laws: laws that would reflect an international movement toward banning speech that is critical of Islam or Mohammed.” Read more.

Flashback: Study: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Muslim Americans Believe Anyone Insulting Mohammed Should Be Killed – “If, for the sake of argument, we use a figure of 5 million Muslims in America and if, for the sake of argument, the poll below correctly reflects the percentage of Muslims who believe that anyone insulting their prophet should face the death penalty, then the following number we can extrapolate from this data is frightening: The United States is home to 625,000 of your ‘average-all-American’ Muslims who believe you should die for hurting their feelings. That’s more people than the number of military personnel on active duty in Australia, Canada, Germany, Poland and the UK combined …” Read more.

Exposing The Qur’an: Islam’s ‘Holy Book’ Teaches A Flat Earth

11/29/2013 2 comments

Ephesians 5:11, “… have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.”

If the “holy” Qur’an were truly holy it would need to be divine in origin, and to be divine in origin would, by definition, necessitate that any and all its claims be free from error, be they historical or scientific. In the case of science, it has shown us that the sun does not set in a spring of murky water. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 18:86). Science discovered that the earth revolves around the sun, not the other way around. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 21:33; 36:38, 40 and 91:1-2). Science discovered that the stars are not close to us. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 37:6). Science discovered that the moon does not emit light but rather reflects it. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 71:16). Science discovered that the earth did not exist before the creation of the universe. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 2:29). Science discovered that male sperm comes from the testicles, not from between the backbone and the ribs. The Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 86:6-7). Science discovered that flesh is formed before bones. But, again, the Qur’an says otherwise (Sura 23:14). We can go on and on, but these blatant errors alone (that Muslims are forced to somehow rationalize and explain away) all beg the following question: How on “Allah’s” flat earth can any reasonable human being believe an error-filled book like the Qur’an, a book that isn’t even arranged chronologically yet tells its followers to ignore earlier verses?  …

From Zekeriya Kazvinî’s “Acaib-ül Mahlûkat” (The Wonders of Creation). Translated into Turkish from Arabic. Istanbul: ca. 1553. This map depicts “a traditional Islamic projection of the world as a flat disk surrounded by the sundering seas which are restrained by the encircling mountains of Qaf”.

By Ibn Kammuna, Islam Watch – “Muslims claim that the Qur’an mentioned the shape of the earth to be like an egg in the 7th century, long before modern science discovered this fact. Such a scientific fact, and similar ones, Muslims claim, convince us of the divine origin of the Qur’an.

On the other hand, many non-Muslims claim that the Qur’an did not mention the above fact at all. In fact, to the contrary, the Qur’an specifies that the earth is flat, thus reiterating false scientific fact believed by the 7th century humans.

Who is correct? And who is not? This article aims at answering such a question. I will divide this article into the following sections:

Logical analysis of Muslims claims

What are the Qur’anic verses involved in this controversy, and what is their interpretations by a major Tafsir; Jalalyn

Substantive conclusion

1) Logical Analysis of the Muslims claims

According to Muslims, the Qur’an says that the earth is shaped like an egg. Modern science affirms this fact. The Qur’an affirmed this scientific fact in the sixth century, long before modern science discovered this fact. Hence, the Qur’an must have a divine origin.

Let us formulate this claim in its argument form:

Premise 1 : Modern science shows that the earth is shaped like an egg

Premise 2: This scientific fact was not known to any human, and impossible to be known for any human, in the 6th century

Premise 3: The Qur’an mentioned this fact in the 6th century

Conclusion: The Qur’an must have a divine origin

Needless to say this argument is invalid. The conclusion does not follow from the premises. Even if one accepts all the above mentioned premises, one isn’t obliged at all to accept its conclusion. There is no relation between a book containing a scientific fact that is ahead of its times, and the claimed divine origin of such a book. I can believe that the Qur’an is a unique wonder in the world, and not believe at all of its divine origin.

So, it seems clear that a Muslim cannot convince any person of the divine origin of the Qur’an based on claimed scientific facts contained in the Qur’an. There is no logical connection between the ‘science’ of the Qur’an, and claiming the Qur’an as a divine book.

2- What are the Qur’anic verses involved in this controversy, and what is their interpretation by a major Tafsir; Jalalyn

The following Qur’anic verses, with their related Tafsir quotes, do speak about the earth formation Read more…

Islamic University Professor: The Muslim World ‘Has Yet To Learn Mutual Respect And To Listen To Others’

11/28/2013 1 comment

Unfortunately, as an Islamic professor he should already be well aware that mutual respect and listening to the differing opinions of others is forbidden in Islam. Given the state of Islam today, this man may soon be denounced as an apostate for entertaining the thoughts of anything other than violent jihad

Hadith, Sahih Muslim 1:33a, “The Messenger of Allah said: ‘I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah, and they establish [Islamic] prayer …”

Qur’an Sura 5:51, “O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one of them [unbelievers]; surely Allah does not guide the unjust people.”

Qur’an Sura 4:89, ”They wish you would disbelieve as they disbelieved so you would be alike. So do not take from among them allies … seize them and kill them wherever you find them …”

By Idris Tawfiq, AsiaNews – “The Muslim world ‘has yet to learn mutual respect and to listen to others because violence and aggressiveness are not even useful roads even if one wants to proselytise. I learnt from Christians that we can be together, faithful of different religions or traditions, without condemning or damning each other to hell,’ this according to Idris Tawfiq, a professor at the prestigious Islamic university of Al Azhar, who attended the assembly of the World Council of Churches, which took place recently in South Korea. Here is his full testimonial.

The Geneva-based World Council of Churches (WCC) was founded after the Second World War as a forum for Christians to try and bring the different branches of Christianity closer together after centuries of division.

Since that time Anglicans, Lutherans, Orthodox and Evangelical Christians, all with their different histories, traditions and beliefs, have all worked for the day when there will just be one Christian Church. Since then, every seven years the WCC has held a global Congress where participants of the member Churches come together to discuss the faith they have in common…

In all this, then, I was present at the gathering as the Muslim guest of the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches…

It took a little persuasion on facebook to convince some of my friends that I hadn’t ‘gone over to the other side.’…

… I was deeply impressed by the way the participants were concerned about justice. As a Muslim, there were areas of injustice in the world which I thought were not addressed by the Assembly, but there was nonetheless a real thirst for improving people’s lives across the globe, either because of poverty, exploitation or disease. I reflected that at Muslim gatherings we are not always seen to be concerned about the poor. There was also a very impressive concern for the earth itself and the way we treat the earth. Again, I wondered if as Muslims this is not always one of the themes closest to our hearts …

Many of the traditions represented at the Assembly were so different from one another that they almost seemed like different religions, yet people were prepared to listen to other opinions and ideas with respect. I do wish that as Muslims we could listen to other Muslims with the same respect, without condemning them or damning them to hell…” Read more.

An Obama Nation: US Air Force Drops ‘So Help Me God’ From Oaths

11/20/2013 2 comments

Given all that has happened and continues to happen under the Obama Administration, I do not believe that this was a simple “editorial oversight” for a minute. We cannot expect God to keep His hand of protection upon a nation when the nation wants nothing to do with God …

Job 20:4-5, “Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since mankind was placed on the earth, that the mirth of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.”

By Todd Starnes, Fox News – “The Air Force Academy has admitted they removed the phrase ‘so help me God’ from three oaths in the 2012 edition of their official cadet handbook, Fox News has learned.

The revelation came after more than two dozen members of Congress sent a letter to Academy Supt. Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson demanding that she explain why the phrase was removed.

The lawmakers contend the 2012 edition of the Contrails Cadet Handbook excludes the phrase ‘so help me God’ in the Cadet’s Oath of allegiance, the Oath of Office for Officers and the Oath of Enlistment.

‘The Constitution does not require that this phrase be scrubbed from the oath,’ read the letter drafted by Rep. Jim Bridenstein (R-Okla.) and signed by 28 lawmakers. ‘The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the establishment of religion’ however, the inclusion of the phrase ‘so help me God’ in an oath of service does not rise to this level.’

Bridenstein said ‘editing the oath for all Academy students is extreme and unnecessary, and does a disservice to the countless individuals who wish to include the phrase as a solemn reminder that they are pledging their fidelity to God and country.’

Air Force Academy spokesman Maj. Brus Vidal told me the omission was a simple mistake.

‘It was an editorial oversight,’ he said. ‘We learned within the last few weeks there was a problem.’

Vidal said there was no reasoning behind the omission and there was no forethought.

‘Whoever was doing the editing didn’t catch it,’ he said.

He said next year’s edition of the Contrails Cadet Handbook will be revised and will include the phrase ‘so help me God.’

Last month, the Air Force Academy was embroiled in another controversy involving ‘so help me God’ after they decided to make it an optional part of the Honor Oath.” Read more.

Obama Removes ‘God’ From Gettysburg Address

11/19/2013 17 comments

It must really irk Barack Hussein Obama that he can’t use the word “Allah” instead …

Matthew 7:16a, “You will know them by their fruits …”

By Larry O’Connor, Breitbart – “Washington DC talk show host Chris Plante reported today that Barack Obama omitted the words ‘under God’ from the Gettysburg Address when reciting the great speech for a Ken Burns documentary.

Burns had filmed all living presidents as well as various Hollywood personalities and luminaries to pay homage to the speech which was delivered by Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, today.

Plante broke the story on Washington DC talk radio station WMAL on his mid-morning program, ‘The Chris Plante Show.’

WMAL reports:

Curiously enough, in his version of the speech, President Barack Obama’s delivery contained an omission – in a line that every other celebrity delivered as “that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom,” the President left out the words “under God.”

The video of Obama’s rendition of the speech can be seen below. It is unlisted (for now) on the Ken Burns YouTube page.” Source – Breitbart.

Flashback: You Will Know Them By Their Fruits

Seattle: Burqa-Wearing Teens Attack 9-Months Pregnant Woman

11/16/2013 11 comments

I could see this possibly happening in a place like Istanbul, but Seattle? Granted, I don’t know if these teens were Muslim, but it does serve to remind us of one of the reasons why burqas need to be banned …

By Steve KigginsQ13 FOX News – “A woman who was nine months pregnant was attacked and rob by two teenagers wearing burqas last Tuesday in North Seattle. Now, police are asking for help finding the attackers.

According to police, the pregnant woman was walking on Nov. 5 near the intersection of Pinehurst Way NE and NE 113th Street when two female teens dressed in all black and wearing burqas approached the woman and asked if they could use her cell phone.

The expectant mother said no, and that she would place the call for them. That’s when the girls, between the ages of 13 and 15, knocked the woman to the ground and tried to rob her before fleeing.

It is unclear if the victim suffered any injuries or needed any medical attention. Police called to the scene and police weren’t able to locate the suspects.” Read more.

Flashback: Turkey: Pregnant Women In Public Are ‘Immoral And Unpleasant’ - “‘It is against our civilization to use fanfare to announce a pregnancy. Pregnant women also should not go around in public with those bellies. It’s not aesthetic’, Inancer said on public TRT 1 TV channel. ‘After seven or eight months, future mothers should only leave the house by car with their husbands to get some fresh air, and only in the evening. Instead we see them all over television. It’s unpleasant. This is not realism, it’s immorality’.” Read more.

Flashback: Non-Muslim Students Made To Wear Muslim Burqas … In Texas - “There’s a new controversy in Texas involving the online public school curriculum called CSCOPE, which already has been the subject of heated debate and state legislative hearings. There are reports now that students were made to wear Muslim burqas as part of their public school lessons.” Read more.

Flashback: The ‘London Taliban’ Attempting To Impose Sharia Law in Britain – ‘Wear A Headscarf Or We Will Kill You’ – “Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremists intent on imposing sharia law on parts of Britain, it was claimed today. Other targets of the ‘Talibanesque thugs’, being investigated by police in the Tower Hamlets area of London, include homosexuals.” Read more.

Flashback: Canada: Muslim Cleric Wants To Force All Women In Toronto To Wear Burkas, Head Scarves And Face Veils (Or Risk Being Raped) – “Canadian laws should be changed to require women to ‘cover themselves’ to prevent sexual assaults, says an Islamic street preacher in Toronto. Al-Haashim Kamena Atangana, a 33-year-old Islamic convert, called for legal change in response to recent sex attacks at York University… Atangana, who plans to distribute his views on paper in the coming weeks, went on to state that ‘the reason … a woman gets raped is because of the way she (dresses)’ …” Read more.

American Thinker: Can Israel Survive Obama?

11/12/2013 8 comments

Israel will still stand firm in the aftermath of Obama’s foolish judgments. But the same cannot be said for Obama after the righteous judgment of a holy God …

Ecclesiastes 12:14, “For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil.”

Obama to Israel: I've Got Your Back

Obama to Israel: I’ve Got Your Back

By Noah Beck, American Thinker – “Those who hoped that Obama’s Middle East policies wouldn’t get any worse have awakened to a nasty surprise: the Obama administration is actively making it harder for Israel to neutralize Iran’s nukes, and more likely that Iran will develop a nuclear arsenal.

About a year ago, the New York Times reported that ‘intense, secret exchanges between American and Iranian officials [dating] almost to the beginning of President Obama’s term’ resulted in an agreement to conduct one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. In those secret talks, did Obama long ago concede to Iran a nuclear capability? If so, then the current Geneva negotiations merely provide the international imprimatur for what Iran and the US have already privately agreed. That might explain why France (of all countries) had to reject a Geneva deal that would have left Iran with a nuclear breakout capability.

An investigation by the Daily Beast also reveals that the ‘Obama administration began softening sanctions on Iran after the election of Iran’s new president last June, months before the current round of nuclear talks in Geneva…’ The report notes that Treasury Department notices show ‘that the U.S. government has all but stopped the financial blacklisting of entities and people that help Iran evade international sanctions since the election of its president, Hassan Rouhani, in June.’

Obama’s desperately eager posture towards the smiling Mullahs has doomed any negotiation to failure by signaling that the U.S. fears confrontation more than anything else. Obama’s pathetic approach to the world’s most pressing national security threat also makes U.S. military action virtually impossible from a public relations and diplomatic standpoint because it promotes the naive idea that more diplomacy will resolve what a decade of talking hasn’t. And as long as the Iranians are ‘talking,’ world opinion will also oppose an Israeli military strike, so naturally Iran will find ways to keep talking until it’s too late for Israel to act.” Read more.

Proverbs 14:8, “The prudent understand where they are going, but fools deceive themselves.”

Flashback: Daylight: The Story Of Obama And Israel (Trailer)

Flashback: Short Documentary Reveals How Obama Says One Thing, Does Another When It Comes To Israel


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