ISIS Has A New Focus: Killing Christians And Bombing Churches Wherever They Can Find Them

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Skulls Murder - Public DomainIf you are a Christian, ISIS wants to kill you. Our politicians keep telling us that our battle with ISIS is not a “religious war”, but to ISIS it most certainly is. As you will see below, ISIS has a new focus. They are very clear about the fact that they intend to kill as many “citizens of the cross” as they possibly can, and they plan to bomb churches wherever they can find them. In a previous article, I explained how an entire church in the U.S. ended up on an ISIS kill list, and we just saw in France that they are willing to strike anywhere and at any time. Religious targets now appear to be a top priority for ISIS, and that means that every church and every Christian in the western world needs to start thinking differently about security.

 

Let’s start by taking a look at what is happening in Africa. Boko Haram’s brutality has made headlines all over the planet, and the infamous terror organization has pledged complete loyalty to ISIS at this point. In the past, Boko Haram has hit both Christian and Muslim targets, but now the new leader of Boko Haram is promising to following ISIS guidelines and to focus primarily on bombing churches and killing Christians

Earlier this month, a man named Abu Musab al-Barnawi announced that he had taken over the infamous Boko Haram organization. And his first message as Boko Haram’s leader was as clear as it was concise—on his watch, the group’s main focus will be killing Christians.

According to an interview published this month by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group (ISIS), al-Barnawi threatened to bomb churches and kill Christians, but will no longer attack places used by Muslims.

During the interview, Abu Musab al-Barnawi went on to say that his organization will be “booby-trapping and blowing up every church that we are able to reach, and killing all of those who we find from the citizens of the cross.”

There are millions upon millions of Christians in Nigeria and in other African nations where Boko Haram is active. Let us hope and pray that Boko Haram is not able to carry out the types of attacks that they are now promising.

And of course it isn’t just in Africa that Christians need to be concerned. The latest issue of the official ISIS magazine called “Dabiq” is urging Muslims in the western world to copy the recent church attack in France

On the day he was announced as Boko Haram’s new leader, ISIS used the latest issue of Dabiq to paint Christianity as a “false” religion and Christians as “cross worshippers.” It encouraged Muslims to attack churches in a ways similar to the atrocity in France last month, where two men entered a Catholic church in small town Normandy, slit the throat of an 86-year-old priest, and gravely wounded a nun.

We need to understand that ISIS is not necessarily looking to hit political or military targets.

They are openly telling us that religious targets are now a priority, and they could literally strike anywhere in the entire country.

Thousands of American Christians have already been put on ISIS kill lists, and ISIS has already instructed their operatives to kill those that they can. The following comes from an excellent article by Bethany Blankley

According to a report recently made public, early this year, ISIS specifically identified 15,000 Christian Americans for death and instructed jihadists already in America to begin widespread murder.

The Kill List report comes in the wake of ISIS already publicly warning American and British Christians that “they were next.” British police last week publicly warned its 5.4 million Christians to be on alert and in some areas increased security.

And there have already been some very close calls. In fact, if the authorities had not intervened in time earlier this year, a church up in Michigan could have been the scene of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history

In February, Khial Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., was arrested after he told an undercover FBI agent he was preparing to “shoot up” a major church near his home on behalf of ISIS. A month earlier, the Rev. Roger Spradlin of Valley Baptist Church – one of the biggest congregations in Bakersfield, Calif. – told attendees that they had received a threat written in Arabic.

Today, churches all over America are hiring armed security guards and are holding self-defense classes. When I was a child, I never would have imagined in my wildest dreams that someone would come in and start shooting during a church service, but times have changed. To an Islamic terrorist, a church is a target that will bring you a lot of glory, and here in the western world we need to understand that.

And of course it isn’t just Islamic terror that we have to contend with these days. Everywhere you look, traces of the Christian faith are being removed from public life and those that want to freely exercise their faith are being suppressed

“There are children being prohibited from writing Merry Christmas to the soldiers, senior citizens being banned from praying over their meals in the Senior Center, the VA banning the mention of God in military funerals, numerous attempts to have veterans memorials torn down if they have any religious symbols, such as a cross, and I could go on and on,” said Liberty Institute Founder Kelly Shackleford.

As I was writing this article, my Internet suddenly went out. One moment it was working, and then the next moment it was not.

In the same way, we need to realize that a single moment can change everything. Even moments before the attacks, nobody suspected that anyone would strike the Pulse nightclub in Orlando or a sleepy little church in the French countryside.

But those attacks did happen, and without a doubt there will be even more horrific Islamic terror attacks here in the United States in the months and years to come.

We need to be vigilant, and we need to be on guard, because times have changed and there really are people out there that intend to kill us if they can.

  • Robert

    Violence does work. Despite what people claim, violence changes a society. Not for the better. We are raised with violence from childhood. It is part of our culture. We are pretty much inured to it. Can watch people get their heads sawed off on the internet and we are no longer shocked. Children and adults play video games with endless killing.
    What might get our attention anymore? I do not believe we have the capacity to really care anymore as long as Monday night football is unaffected.

    • Paul Patriot

      Meeting an active shooter with violence works very well in stopping the violence. Curling up in a ball and weeping like a helpless sheeple awaiting to be executed, with no way to defend yourself and at least return Fire will only lead the the evil to continue.

      A woman meeting her would be rapist with violence, usually stops that intent very quickly….

      A homeowner meeting a murderous home invader, will deter the criminal intent……

      Armed citizens engaging these demon possessed adherents of the “religion of peace” when they go on a shooting spree (in a gun free zone) will most assuredly stop the shooter dead, no pun intended.

      Conclusion: violence does have its place in this world, when used against evil.

      • Sojourner

        But, the government doesn’t want YOU to be the savior. They want to be the savior so they can get on TV and show how wonderful they are at protecting us.

        It’s job security for the law enforcement.

  • watchmannonthewall

    There are two things to keep in mind regarding Islam and the attainment of “heaven”: 1) If one is committed to following its religious principles as set down by “the Prophet”, that person is guaranteed heaven with the “benefits”, and, 2) If one WAS NOT committed to its religious principles, BUT that person participates in jihad and dies while doing so, all of that person’s previous “sins” are forgiven and again he is guaranteed heaven with its “benefits”.

    In other words, one attains “heaven” by either following the Prophet’s doctrine, which means, ultimately, FORCING sharia on the entire world, or one absolves one’s Islamic sin by murdering others who refuse to have sharia forced upon them and dies in the act of doing so. His own death in performance of his missionary zeal apparently “washes” away his previous sin before the Prophet.

    Either way, the end result is forcing those who have no desire to participate in the relgion to do so. What is your solution?

    May I ask a few questions? Do you think the “leaders” of the U.S. and Europe understand these FACTS? If they do, why do they want to allow people to come into their own countries who are committed to bringing chaos within their nations? What benefit do these leaders gain from promoting such foolish policies? Did you see the Zero Hedge article today about the content of the emails from one of Soros’ funded immigration organizations? Seems obvious they don’t care at all about the “common” folk! (James 5:1-7a)

    • iris

      I have to wonder if many of us might have missed putting something together right in our studies of the end times. Is it possible that some of these world leaders represent the 10 kings which give their power to the beast for 1 hour, and they are carrying out its will, with the encouraged murder in this religion being a tool to accomplish “taking peace from the earth”? Yes, yes, I know, murder has happened in the name of Christ, although He never condoned that, and I believe those perpetrators were Christians in name only. This current wave of destruction causes the evils of those past murders to pale in comparison, in sheer numbers, alone. Does anyone have a current count of the number of people killed around the world, including fellow Muslims, by jihadists in the last 30 years?

      • watchmannonthewall

        I have no doubt, especially in just the last 2-3 years, that the escatology we have been taught is wrong. Jesus said, “If it were possible, even the elect would be deceived.” I had a long discussion with an old timer, one older than I, tell me this at our last Sukkot. I have been thinking on it ever since. Something has to happen that will shake belief systems to the core! God doesn’t do things the way we think He will!

        The religious leaders of Yeshua’s day were well studied in scripture and sat around debating the content of scripture among themselves and the lawyers, yet missed the day of their visitation. The same is prophesied to happen in our time. The Gentiles are no different than the Jews and both groups WILL make the same mistakes (guaranteed!) since no one will be allowed to brag or be proud in His presence. Most Gentiles are convinced of their righteousness and the Jews’ sin. How foolish!!

        Best to hold to our doctrines loosely, continue studying, and practicing our studies, while praying in acccordance with the instructions of Messiah, “Pray that ye be counted worthy to escape all these things.”
        We will not know whether we are worthy until the time and even then, we will be aware it was all His doing anyway. “We are all unprofitable servants!” To Him be glory, honor, and reverence forever, Amen!

        • iris

          Yes, our worth is in Christ, His righteousness imputed to us as believers, His Holy Spirit living in us. Therefore, our hope is sure, and we are correctly counted by God, as saints. However, as Paul said in 1Cor.4:7, teaching on spiritual issues in the passage, “and what do you have that you did not receive?”! There is no room for boasting and the gifts of salvation and sanctification cannot be earned, 1Cor.1:30-31. My walk in Christ is by faith (and that’s a gift) in His love, grace, mercy, power, promises, doing and righteousness, Philippians 2:13, but I owe everything to Him.

      • Gay Veteran

        here’s a question that will have a VERY high number:

        Does anyone have a current count of the number of people killed around the world, including Muslims, by the U.S. government in the last 30 years?

    • Sm

      Wrong!

      Islam NEVER calls for forcing sharia on the entire world or murdering others. Where do you get this nonsense from? From the actions of ISIS? Many ISIS followers don’t even know what Islam really is?

      ISIS is a disgusting evil group that has waged war against moderate Muslims and have murdered many Muslims.

      • Sojourner

        Are you a Muslim? All Muslims are antichrists.
        They deny the Father and the Son.

      • Rhialto the Marvellous

        If Hussein Obama had a son, he would speak like Sm…

  • tyij

    Here’s a small preview of what we get to look forward to if Hillary gets her wish like Merkel is doing:

    Quran (9:123) – “O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness.”

    Quran (9:73) – “O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the hypocrites and be unyielding to them; and their abode is hell, and evil is the destination.”

    Quran (9:41) – “Go forth, light-armed and heavy-armed, and strive with your wealth and your lives in the way of Allah! That is best for you if ye but knew.”

    Quran (9:14) – “Fight against them so that Allah will punish them by your hands and disgrace them and give you victory over them and heal the breasts of a believing people.”

    Quran (8:67) – “It is not for a Prophet that he should have prisoners of war until he had made a great slaughter in the land…”

    Quran (9:30) – “And the Jews say: Ezra is the son of Allah; and the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah; these are the words of their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved before; may Allah destroy them; how they are turned away!”

    Quran (8:12) – “I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them”

    Quran (4:76) – “Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah…”

    Quran (25:52) – “Therefore listen not to the Unbelievers, but strive against them with the utmost strenuousness…”

    Quran (4:104) – “And be not weak hearted in pursuit of the enemy; if you suffer pain, then surely they (too) suffer pain as you suffer pain…”

    • Sojourner

      My question is are there any statements in the Qur’an that say how Allah loves you and I? I have never heard any.

      • iris

        Agree. Love, grace and mercy are not fortes of that religion. Compromise and appeasement are only seen as signs of weakness. That’s why Israel’s “land for peace” deals, which they were pressured into making, only exacerbated the problem.

  • Tatiana Covington

    I recommend a new focus too: killing Islamic nutjobs and turning their mosques into pigfarms.

  • Jim Clark

    Yup, the wars of Bush and Obama in the Middle East are really making the world safer

  • K

    I think most of us, knew this was coming. We may not have known, how it would come about. But we basically knew it was coming. The enemies are being brought in. By the very people, who are supposed to protect the nation.So the time has come again. That we as Christians, must take reasonable precautions, and leave the rest with the Lord.

  • The above article is a “fear of man” article. A spirit of fear is not from the God of the Bible.

    Christians should be like the Apostles in the New Testament, considering death for Christ’s sake a worthy & good thing (Acts 5:41,1 Peter 3:13-14).

    If God allows us to get into a situation where we will die, He allowed it to happen, He is sovereign. We should be trusting in Him, not fearing men. We still need to be “wise as serpents”, but not driven by the fear of man.

    Don’t fear men (ISIS), it’s a snare (Proverbs 29:25).

    Jesus told HIS FRIENDS to Fear Him who is able to cast body & soul
    into Hell (Luke 12:4-5), a friend is someone who keeps His commands
    (John 15:14).

    Let God be your dread and your fear (Isaiah 8:13), not any man or entity.

    We need to overcome evil by praying for our killers as commanded (Luke 6:28).

    • Sojourner

      Jesus said, “Sell your coat and buy a sword”.
      It is also written that the Saints will war against the antichrist and the Saints will lose.

      The war is already here. Christians are being killed by the thousands and our antichrist government is very quit about it.

      • So do Christians want to save a world that will be judged for evil (Isaiah 13:11) and eventually burn (2 Peter 3:10)? So is buying a sword and killing other human beings going to save the world before it’s judged and burned? Where in the New Testament is an example of the early church killing anybody? All the killing in the name of Jesus up to this point, was it Biblical? This world has no hope outside of salvation through Jesus Christ.

        The God of the Bible is able to preserve His saints until they are called home.

        The spirit of the fear of man is not from the God of the Bible.

        Read about Stephen in Acts 7 when he was praying for his killers as they were killing him. He got killed for telling the truth. He had the Holy Ghost as it is written.

        Think about that.

        • Sojourner

          You have a right to self defense. I never said to go on a crusade killing everyone. No silly.

          • iris

            Actually, the verse reads that the beast will wage war against the saints and overcome them. The beast instigates, but the words don’t say that the saints fight back, only that they are overcome.

          • Sojourner

            Revelation 13:7

            It was granted to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And authority was given him over every tribe, tongue, and nation.

            Dan 7:21 “I was watching; and the same horn was making war against the saints, and prevailing against them, 22 until the Ancient of Days came, and a judgment was made in favor of the saints of the Most High, and the time came for the saints to possess the kingdom.

            And the words don’t say they don’t fight back.

            Still looking for more.

          • iris

            Maybe you’re correct that saints will be fighting back, it is a little ambiguous. Thanks so much for what you quoted a few comments back, including those verses in Romans 8. That little section in one of my favorite places in the whole Bible.

          • watchmannonthewall

            I read your comments with interest on the beast making war with the saints. Did you notice that Daniel 8 expounds on this Chapter 7 vision you are speaking about and also informs us why the beast is given power to overcome the saints?

            “And on account of transgression [sin- transression of God’s Law] the host [saints] wil be given over to the horn along with the regular sacrifice, and it will fling truth to the gound and perform its will and prosper. Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to the particular one who was speaking, ‘How long will the vision about the regular sacrifice apply while the transgression [sin- transgression God’s Law] causes horror, so as ot allow boththe holy place and the host to be trampled?’ And he said to me , ‘for 2,300 evenings and mornings; then the holy place willb properly restored.'” (Dan. 8:12-14)

            The Abomination of Desolation is just like the sin at baal-peor. The people committed abomination and God devastated them! Here they commit abomination and God “Desolates” them. Your choice!

            You can make fun of God’s Law and call it milk if you want. It seems God has a different idea as to its importance in the life of His people and He is planing to make it quite plain to them just how He feels about it! In the later days you will fully understand!

          • watchmannonthewall

            Actually, God said, we are to obey Jesus, NOT Paul. Most people do not understand what Paul said until they first understand what Jesus said.

            Moses wrote, “The LORD your God wil raise up a Prophet like me from among your countrymen, you SHALL listen to Him. This is according to ALL that you asked the LORD your God in Horeb [Sinai] on the day of the assembly [Pentecost-Shavuot]… And the LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well [I am going to do just what they asked!]. I will raise up a Prophet from among their countrymen like you , and I will put My Words in His mouth, and He shall speak to them ALL that I command Him. And it shall come about that whoever wil not listen to MY Words which He shall speak in MY name, I myself will require it of him.'” (Deut. 18:15-19)

            John informs us Jesus is the one about whom God the Father, was speaking, He was the Prophet like unto Moses!

            “He who rejects Me, and does not receive My sayings, Has one who judges him; the Word that I spoke is what wil judge him at the last day [the Words Jesus spoke at Sinai since this word, John’s, was not written down until 60+ years AFTER Jesus died and rose again]. For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me commandment, what to say and what to speak [Jesus claims to be the Prophet Moses spoke of in Deuteronomy 18!]. And I know that His commandment is eternal life, therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Fathe commanded Me.” (John 12:48-50)

            Peter, in his second sermon after Pentecost, informs us, the Father has sent Jesus to instruct us how we should live, and if we refuse to obey Him God will “utterly” destroy us! To be utterly destroyed is to be cast into the lake of fire!

            Peter quotes Moses: “Moses said, ‘The LORD shall raise up for you a Prophet like unto me from among your brethren; to Him you shall give HEED in everything He says to you. And it shall be that EVERY soul that does not HEED that Prophet shall be UTTERLY destroyed from among the people. And likewise, all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and his successors onward, also announced these days.” (Acts 3:22-24)

            My encouragement to you and others who think we should listen to Paul, is to first listen to the one God the Father told you to listen to and THEN then to line Paul’s doctrine up with the Father’s doctrine. After all, it is only the Father’s doctrine that counts! Even Jesus said He only said the Words the Father put into His mouth. Can Paul teach something different than the Father and the Son? I trust your answer is, “No!”

            Where should you start? Start with studying what Jesus actually taught! If you what to know what He taught, He taught Moses! How do we know? He told us!

            “Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who acuses you is Moses in whom you have set your hope [Paul for Gentiles]. For if you had believed Moses [Paul for Gentiles] you would believe Me; for he [and Paul] wrote of Me. But if you do not believe his [their] writings, how will you believe My Words?” (Jn 5:45-47)

            Do you think Jesus was teaching He said something DIFFERENT than Moses? Moses, Jesus, and Paul all agree that one must walk according the the Law of God, as given by God to Moses, to inherit eternal life. Two or three witnesses establish facts – as Paul stated in 2 Cor, 13:1 Do you agree?

            Read Luke 10:25-28 where Jesus tells the lawyer he must keep the 10 commandments to inherit eternal life. Was Jesus lying? The man was already bringing the acceptable sacrifice according to the Law of Moses, God’s law! Once his sin was atoned for, just as ours is in Jesus who is now the acceptable sacrifice according to the Father, he was to walk in God’s Law, just as Jesus taught!

          • Sojourner

            36 Or did the word of God come originally from you? Or was it you only that it reached?

            If
            anyone thinks himself to be a prophet or spiritual, let him

            acknowledge

            that the things which I write to you are the commandments of the Lord.

            38 But if anyone is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

            Take note of verse 38

          • watchmannonthewall

            I was ignorant until I actually studied Scripture for myself and did the historical research as to how it was passed down and how men cannonized it.
            Do you know that today’s doctrine the Law has passed away was first publically preached by one Marcion, a bishop, who was excommunicated from the Church by the early Church Fathers about 135AD? How is it today’s entire “Church” has embraced a doctrine taught as heretical within 100 years of Christ’s death and within about 40 years of that of the Apostle John?
            If Jesus came and taught one must follow the commandments of God to obtain eternal life, after bringing the acceptable sacrifice, are you going to argue with Him? Lots of Christians do! There is nothing in any of the gospels indicating Jesus intended to bring in an entirely new system of righteousness after His death on the cross. Up to that point, He always pointed to the law of Moses as the standard.
            This begs a question: According to Scripture can we now accept the testimony of one person, Paul, of the establishment of a new way to obey God? Not according to Paul, himself! (2Cor, 13:1) So where are your other two witnesses? It is a false doctrine birthed of the devil who always tries to get God’s people to disobey HJim!
            If God said Abraham followed His whole law and the statutes and judgments and becaause of that He ws giving His promise to Abraham now to Isaac, was God lying about Abraham’s righteousness? (Gen. 26:1-5) Apparently there are some who can obey God’s law, right? The argument no one can is not supported by our scriptures, but scripture requires at least two witnesses, Who else is an example?
            If Luke said, writing under the inspirtion of the Holy Spirit, ” and they [John the Baptist’s parents] were both righteous in the sight of God walking BLAMELESSLYIN ALL of the commandments and requirements of the LORD” (Luke 1:6), will you say Luke’s writings are not inpired by God so as to not call God a liar?
            If you read the gospels, you will see Jesus only taught compliance to His father’s law, and He is obviously the one who spoke it face to face to Moses at Sinai. Recall God said no one can see His face and live (Ex 33:20) but yet He spoke face to face with Moses (Ex. 33:11), so how can both of those statements true unless Jesus was there as the pre-incarnate Christ speaking to Moses?
            Paul said, “…for not the HEARERS of the law will be just before God, but the DOERS of the Law will be justified.” (Romans 2:13) James said the same and added that the one who only hears the law but doesnpt DO it is deceiving himself! (James 1:22) Did Paul completely contradict grace by saying this? Not according to himself, “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin [beaking God’s law] that grace may abound? May it never be! How shall we that are dead to sin [breaking God’s Law] still live in it [continue to break it]?” (Romans 6:1-2)
            Paul also said, “Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, BUT WHAT MATTERS IS THE KEEPING OF THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD.” (1 Cor. 7:19)
            If you read Paul, you will see he consistently refers back to passages of the OT as evidence in SUPPORT of his doctrine. Any lawyer can tell you one does not refer to a document or legal case that has been superceded in support of the position one is promoting. In fact, Paul not only quotes many OT commandments but also refers to many OT principles affirming their application to a Christian’s walk.
            God Has only one people at the end. They all have to obey the commandments and have the testimony of Jesus, the proper blood sarifice to be considered His people. The idea that grace trumps obedience is a lie of Satan!

          • Sojourner

            Mat 19:16 Now behold, one came and said to Him, “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?”

            17 So He said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”

            18 He said to Him, “Which ones?”

            Jesus said, “‘You shall not murder,’ ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ ‘You shall not steal,’ ‘You shall not bear false witness,’ 19 ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ ”

            20 The young man said to Him, “All these things I have kept from my youth. What do I still lack?”

            21 Jesus said to him, “If
            you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor,
            and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”

            22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.

            23 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “Assuredly, I say to you that it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 And again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”

            25 When His disciples heard it, they were greatly astonished, saying, “Who then can be saved?”

            26 But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

            Remember Peter who denied Him 3 times who said that he (Peter) would follow him and die for him. He was the big bragger of his great love and obedience. Yikes!

            Study Paul’s writings please. He explained it very well about the law written on stone and all commandments. Explains what following the law will do to a sinner. It’s death to a sinner. Not many succeed. They usually end up very self-righteous. That’s disgusting.

            We have a new law. The law of the Spirit!
            Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, 4 that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do
            not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

            I don’t know why so many of you people war against the Gospel of Grace calling it evil like it will cause others to go out and do sinful things.

            The law is milk for babies. We have meat to eat. We have the Gospel of Grace.

            Jesus came and completed the law in every way that no one could and to this day can’t. If you think you can do it go ahead. Maybe you don’t need Jesus. You can be like him? Maybe you too is perfect with out sin and holy because of your great obedience.

            Paul said that when the law came in, he died because it reveals sin.

            The law is death, but the gift of God is Life Eternal.

          • watchmannonthewall

            Thank you for your response and concern. As I stated in the beginning of our thread’, God said we are to obey the Prophet like unto Moses that He said He would send us in response to our request not to have Him speak to us, “lest we die.” (Ex 20:18-20) Note that this passage also is the source of Paul’s assertion in Romans that the Law gives the knowledge of sin. Moses says so!
            God agreed with the leaders and determined to send Jesus, His Son, and told us He would put His Words in the Prophet’s mouth. The one who refused to do what Jesus said would be held personnally accountable to the Father. God said this. I didn’t and neither did Moses.
            John told us the Jews were thinking John the Baptist might be that Prophet, but he correctly informed them he wasn’t, yet he told them there was one among them whose shoe he wasn’t worthy to unloose, referring to the real Prophet. The next day he announced Jesus as “the Lamb of God who takes away a the sin of the world.” (Jn. 1:19-29)
            The “Church” today is so messed up in its doctrine. It seems everyone worships the words of Paul claiming Paul said this and Paul taught that and wants to argue Paul’s words against God the Father’s and Jesus the Son’s words, in whom the fulness of the Godhead dwells bodily. (Col. 2:9)
            I prayed to the LORD and asked Him how to combat this insideous false worship of a man who doesn’t want it. (Acts 14:8-18) Over the last 1-2 years He gave me what I shared with you, above. God said we are to obey Jesus, He is our authority. It doesn’t matter what one THINKS Paul taught. What Jesus taught is very plain and it is the Law of Moses, up until He death. After His death he taught Moses had spoken of Him!
            If one understands the rules of interpretaion, such as, 1) It takes at least 2 witnesses, preferrable 3, to establish doctrinal facts (Deut. 10:15, Mt. 18:16 7 2 Cor. 13:1), 2) A doctrine must have been declared from the beginning (Is. 46:9-10), 3) God has stated He will do nothing unless He reveals His secret counsel unto His servants, the prophets (Amos 3:7), 4) God does not change (Malachi 3:) and neither does Jesus (Heb. 13:8) so His Law can’t “pass away” and Jesus even said not a jot or tittle will pass away until heaven and earth pass away (Mt. 5:18) and you surely are not under the impression we are living in the new heaven and earth creation, correct?, 5) God’s Word is Truth as is His Law, and His Word endures forever which means His Word and Law do also. (Jn 17: 17, Ps. 119:14, Is. 40;8, 1 Peter 1:25), and 8) God will not tolerate adding to His Word or taking from it but to those who do so he will bring every curse written in “the Book” upon that person(Deut. 4:2, 29:14-21, & Rev. 22:18-19)
            The bottom line is improperly teaching what God’s Word says will bring severe consequences to the one who does so, meaning a person better make sure they understand the entire Book before taking teaching positions. God does not allow us to ignore those things written there we don’t like or don’t want to understand!
            In fact, in John 17:17, Jesus prayed for the Father to “sanctify” His followers “in the Truth, Thy Word is Truth.” The reason the people who name God are not “santified”, set-apart, holy,today is because they have set aside the Truth, God’s Word and Law, claiming Paul taught it was “done away with”, which is the one element Jesus said will make us a sanctified and holy people! Do you know Moses said the same thing? (Deut. 4:6-8)
            Therefore, I teach people to go back to the beginning, go back to what God said to Moses and see whom God said is our authority for the doctrinal positions we take as we handle His Word. We are going to give an account to the Father for teaching false doctrine. Biblically, it has always been the few who stood for God and against the masses who were wrong! God did not say Paul was to be our authority!
            However, Peter did warn God’s people about how many twist Paul’s doctrines to bring God’s people into lawlessness to their own destruction. (2 Peter 3:14-17) It is wise to remember Jesus said many will come to Him on Judgment Day and He will say, “I never knew you, depart from Me you who practice lawlessness.”
            As to our walking by the Spirit today, if you read Deuteronomy 5:22-33, you will see that as Moses recounts the events at Sinai, he speaks of how God spoke directly to the people (His Word endures forever), but they said they couldn’t hear it or they’d die (they were right but that really was the point wasn’t it?- Aren’t you required to die so Christ can live in/through you? It was no different back then!), and God lamented that they did not have a heart to yet obey Him so He had Moses come up the mount and gave him the rest of the commandments. God intended to put His spirit in them at Sinai when He spoke to them but they resisted Him.
            How do we know He intended to do this? Their resistance on Pentecost/Shavuot lead to the worship of the golden calf and 3,000 were slain, but at Pentecost in Acts 2, 3,000 were saved, the same amount affected both times on the same day to connect the two events to one another. This is a pattern in Scripture so we can better understand the workings and intentions of the God we serve.
            Pentecost was a fulfillment of what God initially intended at Sinai, but because the people resisted Him , He waited and did it the way they asked. he sent them a man, jesus Christ, God in the flesh, to speak to them. Today, many still reject what Jesus, God in the flesh said, and choose instead to follow after one Paul, but they don’t have the slightest idea what Paul, who was taught by Jesus, taught. Why? They don’t believe what Jesus or Moses, two witnesses, taught! (Jn.5:43-47)

          • watchmannonthewall

            I notice that again, as with many Christians, we are talking past one another. So let’s think about a couple of positions you have staked out in your doctrine.
            Let’s start with the above story of the rich young ruler. Jesus said, “If you will be perfect…” If you will be “mature”, “complete”, not saved!
            Giving to the poor is also a commandment of God’s Law! Jesus pointed out an area in the man’s life where he wanted to hold onto things and asked him not to. This story in no way refutes obedience to God’s commandments. In fact it supports it even more than you and others think, since Jesus was adding an additional OT commandment, care for the poor, to the things the man was already doing!
            1. You think grace first showed up in Scripture in the NT like many other Christians and came with Jesus Christ. Were Adam and Eve given grace when they disobeyed? God didn’t kill them, did He? But He did say they would die on the day they ate, yes? Did Cain receive grace when he slew his brother? Did Noah receive grace? How about Abraham who David tells us in Psalms was an idol worshipper? What about Isaac who received the promises of God given to his father without doing a thing to deserve them; you know, sort of like you and I receive the promises of Christ from the Father without doing a thing to deserve them? How about Samson who broke God’s nazarite and Mosaic laws over and over and yet God still used him and allowed His Spirit to give him power to overcome God’s enemies? David! Did he ever receive any grace from God? Jeremiah, he was delivered from wicked men over and over to continue to proclaim God’s message!
            The teaching that grace did not exist in the OT is, again, a lie of the devil that unthinking people parrot without checking facts! Our whole existence is based on grace!
            You think I have rejected Jesus, but I haven’t. I just view Him in the proper context as presented by the writer of Hebrews 6:1-2, which comes immediately after the passage you quote above related to drinking milk. The writer tells us what eating “meat” is all about after he says, “Therefore, LEAVING THE ELEMENTARY TEACHINGS ABOUT CHRIST [most Christians camp out here their whole Christian life], let us press on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of of repentance from dead works, and of faith towards God, of instructions about washings, and laying on of hands, and the resurrection from the dead, and eternal judgment.”
            The proper context of the application of Jesus life to mine is He is my atonement sacrifice to make me right with God and He is my example of obedience to continue my daily walk as one who is right with God. “For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.” (1 Jn. 5:3) Do you know most Chistians think God’s commandments are burdensome? They obviously are missing something and believing a lie somewhere, aren’t they? I think the devil is speaking to them and they are listening!
            Where does He go on to explain what moving on to maturity is? It is in the rest of the book of Hebrews. It is his teaching about walking in righteousness like our High Priest, about having the Law of God written on our hearts, but the only Law the entire Bible describes is the Mosaic law and therefore we should understand there are two applications to this law. One is to “perform” it as a checklist and not have it mean a thing to us, the second way is to understand it is spiritual, as paul said in Romans 7:14, brings life and has tremendous meaning which goes far deeper than most people realize. It reveals the very character of God and His holiness. It reveals to us what God considers to be of primary importance. We are not “saved” to do our own pleasure, but to show forth God’s glory and righteousness.
            The earth was created as a place where God will dwell among His people. Do you think His Kingdom has a set of rules, a law, which His subjects are to live by or do we each get to set our own standad of righteousnes and attempt to impose it on others, just like it is today? Is it possible, even probable that He has already provided these laws to us and we have just refused to put them into practice the way Jesus actually did in our midst?
            Now God’s Law is being written on hearts of flesh (Ez. 11:19-20) instead of a heart of stone. But if you say you are walking in the “new covenant”, Jeremaih 31:34 tells us the “new covenant” is not fully in place until “…they shall not teach again ,each man his neighbor and each man his brother saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ for they shall all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest.” Are you being taught to know the LORD? Are others? Then we are not yet living in a fully developed “new covenant” environment, are we? The seed has come, but the entire tree is not yet developed so the fruit is not available to be eaten yet! This is the way God’s Kingdom works and we refer to it as “progressive revelation”. Yet our teaching of it must comply with everything God has already said! God’s Word never contradicts itself!
            Walking with God has always been about having a new heart (Gen. 6:5) rather than a heart that desires to oppose God, like Satan’s, and instead having one that will embrace God’s law and His Word and “LIVE”, which is what Paul refered to when he said the the life he now lives he lives buy the Spirit of God that dwells inside him. Paul knew and had memorized the entire OT which is why most Christians don’t know what he taught, because they don’t know what the OT says!
            Jesus even accused the religious leaders of His day of this. (John 5:45-47) How much truer is His statement today for those who think they only need the NT? Even the Bereans were looking at the OT to see if what Paul taught was true. Today’s Christians couldn’t find a doctrine of Paul’s in the entire OT! Probabaly only 2 books of the NT had been written at the time Paul went to Berea, James and Galatians. There was no NT for them to dissect!
            Christians have been taught Jesus just came and instituted a “new thing”! No, He fulfilled, walked in flawlessly, what is written in the OT.
            As you admitted in your post, the Law brought death. Why? It was because the people sinned. The wages of not doing what God commanded always brings death so if one wants to live, he must obey God’s instructions just like Jesus did and God will raise him up on the last day! This is the pattern and teaching of the life of Jesus.
            The following Scriptures, which Paul knew very well, were spoken by God and tell us that obedience to His commandments brings us life: Deuteronomy 4:1, 4 and 10, 5:33, 6:24, 8:1 & 3, 30:19, Leviticus 26:3-13, Ez. 20:10-11 & 13, and in the NT, Mt. 19:17, Luke 10:25-28, and others.
            Now do you really think this doctrine about obedience brings LIFE, which is all throughout the scripture, has been done away with by the death and resurrection of Jesus? Did Jesus say so? No, and neither did the apostle Paul! Paul would never have elevated his own word over that of God’s, yet many Christians believe and accept that he did! God help us!! “Now the serpent was more subtile than any beast of the field.” He still is!
            I stand on my original statement, God said Jesus, the Prophet like unto Moses He would send and put His very own Words in His mouth, is our only authority. Paul is not the one we obey and must give an account of our lives to!

          • iris

            Yes! Righteousness was always only obtainable by faith, a gift of the Holy Spirit, and gifts can be received or rejected. Paul quoted Habakkuk 2:4 in proving this point. Paul was an observant Jew, but he realized that faith in grace was the only way for true obedience. He also said, “All things are lawful for me, but not all things are expedient.” The Law, while holy, could not be fully accomplished by us, and fully was the requirement, but as Paul also said in Romans, we who walk in faith, are establishing the Law. That’s because it’s His own Holy Spirit in us as believers, moving us to “the obedience of faith”. Philippians 2:13, “for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure”. Thanks and God bless!

          • watchmannonthewall

            The reason Paul said all things were lawful for him, was because He was writing to the church at Corinth, a city where just about anything went!
            It would be akin to my saying, ‘It is lawful for me to have my wife get an abortion, but it is not expedient.” It is legally allowed by the nation I live in, but not as an option for one who follows Christ and His doctrine!
            There is a difference beween what man considers lawful and behavior that actually glorifies God. A recent SC case comes to mind!
            This is yet another reason Paul is so hard for people to understand. They automaticially want to go the the OT Law but since his letters were attempting to address issues arising in the congregation concerning their walk among each other as well as the unsaved, his letters contain subject matter regarding which Paul was attempting to give practical, spirit guided, OT instruction and application. In the OT no Israelite was ever encouraged to go to court before a foreign magistrate to obtain a judgment. Israel was to handle their own issues in a Lawful manner.
            He was saying that though the jurisdiction one lives in allows something, in this case lawsuits, that doesn’t make it OK for one who knows God to take a brother to court before unbelievers. It is a bad testimony regarding the God we serve.

          • iris

            I see where you’re coming from with the first part of 1 Cor., but in 1 Cor. 10, he repeats the phrase in reference to idolatry and the eating of certain foods or not, and in that passage, mentions that his personal liberty is not determined by someone else’s conscience. Therefore, I believe he is trying to point out the freedom that we have in Christ as individuals, IN CHRIST, being key. In Christ, is a holy place which is establishing the Law, not bringing a bad testimony, but just the opposite. The letter kills, the Spirit, gives life.

          • watchmannonthewall

            It is the Spirit that gives life to the Law. You recall the two men who were allowed to go into the Promised Land, of all those who came out of Egypt, were those with a “different Spirit”! Which “Spirit” would that be? The fire (Spirit) and water (Word) have to come together to make a new man! (Moses and Elijah=Jesus)

            1 Cor. 10 is still the same as mentioned before regarding all things being lawful.
            Paul again tells his audience (v.23), “All things are lawful , but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify.” He then goes on to contradict your above statement, i.e., “mentions that his personal liberty is not determined by someone else’s conscience”, by stating, “Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.” He subjected his personal liberty to the conscience of others, including that of God, for their own good, not his. (v.
            What is Paul saying is lawful in this passage? He begins in verse 14 by affirning the commandment to stay away from idolatry and explaining how we are one body in Christ, meaning we have to consider the effects of our behavior on other members of the body.
            He goes on to say (v.19-22) that the things Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons (from Deut. 32:15-17). Note the word “No” in v.20 is in response to his question in v.19 is italicized, meaning the word is not in the manuscript(s) but was ADDED by the translators and is THEIR understanding or doctrine, not necessarily Paul’s!
            Sacrifices to demons and demons are very real things God hates, but the editors of some Bible editions added “No” indicating they didn’t think so! Always be aware of italicized words! This one word changes the entire maning and understanding of the passage. If I’m wrong, then God is wrong back in Deuteronomy 32 where He says they offer these things to demons! Demons are real!
            Leave the word “NO” out since it isn’t there anyway! So essentially he makes a statement that offering sacrifices any way but the way God commmanded is offer them to demons. This agrees with another passage in Torah, not sure exactly where and won’t look it up now. This has serious implications for many things God’s people offer Him, doesn’t it???
            Paul goes on to say (v.25-33) that they can eat anything offered in the meat markets, but are NOT to ask quesions about where it came from or whether it was offered to idols. Also, if one goes to eat at another’s home and the person volunteers the information the meat set before you was offered to idols you are NOT to eat it, “for the sake of the one who informed you, AND for conscience’ sake [your own].”
            It was “lawful” to offer sacrifices to other gods in Corinth and, of course, to eat those things offered to the gods, hence, all things are lawful. This is the context of the passage; not everything the world allows is lawful, however, from God’s perspective!
            But even here Paul said there are things those who are certain activities in which followers of God and Jesus should not be participants. They should not be offering sacrifices to the demon gods, even if they do it claiming they are offering them to the true God (Ex. X-mas and Easter, two festivals most oldtime Protestants, just 100 years ago, were well aware of their pagan roots and espoused by the RCC, the Jews also know this, for the most part).
            They aren’t offering sacrifices to demon gods if it is done the way God said and this could ONLY be done in Jerusalem!
            The second limitation is they could eat meat offered to sacrifices, the demon gods, if they DIDN’T know it was offered to to them. The OT does not specifically prohibit eating, if ignorant. One must be cognizant to actually know, right? If they did know, for the sake of others, as well as themselves, they were to forego eating of those sacrifices. Verse 33 tells us Paul taught this so that he might present himself as sanctified, set apart, from the ways of the nations.
            Note that though in verse 33 he said, “just as I also please ALL men in ALL things…”, if I invite Paul to my dinner and as we are getting ready to dig in, and I then tell him the meat I am serving him was offered to Zeus, and he tells me he is unable to eat of the meat, how is he pleasing me? Or since he pleases ALL men in ALL things, does he now eat the meat sacrificed to idols and become a hypocrite, teaching us one thing but doing something else? Can you see the statements can’t mean what they appear to mean?
            I am not pleased that I went to all this work and now he tells me he will not eat my food, or he goes ahead and eats and sins against his own teaching, just as we are ready to grab some meat! How would you reconcile this?
            This is how Paul reconciled it in v. 29-31. He asked, “…for why is my freedom judged by another man’s concsience?” Recall he just told you what to do in specific cases. He is NOT saying you can now disregard it. He is saying you have freedom to follow his godly instruction, DESPITE what the other thinks, or you really don’t have freedom at all, do you? If you have to eat the meat to please the other, knowing it was sacrificed to demons, you don’t have freedom!
            It is never wrong to do what God instructed! It is wrong to subject ourselves to others in disobedience to God and we are told not to partake of meat sacrificed to idols!
            He then says, “If I partake with thankfulness [eatiing just what God has allowed, specifically in the case where I did NOT know the food was offered to idols], why am I slandered [lied about] concerning that which I gave thanks [to God and not to the god the food MAY have been offered to]? Whether, then, you eat or drink or what ever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
            Paul clearly teaches in the passage that if one offers sacrifices to demons and patakes of their food, knowing full well it was offered to them, this is not done to bring glory to God!
            Paul was a leading member of the Pharisees (Gal 1:11-14) but most today have no idea of his breath and knowledge of scripture, therefore they twist and manipulate what he says to their destruction, even as Peter said in 2 Peter 3. If one wants to understand Paul, one FIRST better be fully aware of the teachings of Moses and Jesus Christ and realize Paul can’t contradict anything either one of these two witnesses, that agree with one another, teach.
            Shalom, and thinks for the response!

        • iris

          I agree with you. I also realize that there are times when we should defend ourselves in God’s will, of course. I disagree with picking up arms and targeting everyone who dresses like a Muslim or looks Middle Eastern. That would be murder, but military personnel taking direct orders in a war, although war is a terrible thing, are defending their country to the best of their ability, whether the command from their superiors is warranted or not. Sadly, until the Lord returns, there will be war, some of them godly ones. Hitler would have annihilated every Christian, Jew, Black, Asian and Gypsy in Europe if he had gotten his way.

    • Paul Patriot

      So, you are an anti self defense pacifist?

      This has nothing to do with fear, it’s wisdom. If I am yielding a Glock 22, 2 extra magazines of ammo and train several times a month……..I am afraid of nothing because I know how to effectively and accurately use the “tool” that God has “allowed” me to own, thus having the ability to at least have a shot (no pun intended) of being able to engage in the politically incorrect action of self defense…..which the Bible does not dis-approve of, rather than die like a coward, and simply step aside and allow a jihadist to have his way by murdering me, my wife and perhaps many more around me.

      If I return Fire and put multiple rounds in the head of the perpetrator, then maybe I and many around me have a chance of surviving.

      If I die in the fight, then I know “God allowed it happen”

      Live your life as a pacifist if you want, but, please do not look down on those who disagree with you and refuse to die as a weak, passifist coward.

      • Not looking down on anyone as we are not above anyone. Just reminding Christians to not be driven by the spirit of the fear of man which the article pushes.

        • iris

          “Perfect love casts out fear”. Thanks!

          I think it’s good to be aware, but not afraid, so I do appreciate the articles, although I don’t agree with all of the perspectives.

    • MaxRockatansky33

      Bible thumping won’t stop isis.

      • Bible thumping is not what we are doing, nor does it work on non-believers. We are encouraging weak Christians to read their Bibles and receive the peace from the Living God. The spirit of fear being pushed in the article is something that some may be reminded of.

  • X@mailinator.com

    Great article. Just read it on Infowars. The interesting thing about messages is they can be free and widely spread. Who’s giving away a million wood crosses, or ten thousand trust in Jesus bumper stickers? At some point these items which were freely distributed amongst people of faith, were instead marginalized as a simple retail product, etc, etc. So if you’re personally all about retaining faith, it is your duty to give items of faith to others free of charge. Make sure you have a cross visible from your front yard, bumper stickers, etc. I like to place random bumper stickers on the street poles and light poles around town. Why not put a cross sticker up? It’s your country, it’s your canvas. Vote with your wallet, it has always been the only vote that matters. In this day and age it’s rather inexpensive to buy a T shirt printer, a durable material bumper sticker printer, print a zine, etc, etc. Buy all used korans and take them out of circulation. Buy used bibles and distribute them freely. A little effort, can indeed have lasting effect down the line.

  • DJohn1

    The problem with what is going on in the Muslim World is they insist on going to war with us. We are that horrifying to them.
    ISIS and others consider the Christian Religious Belief System to be a serious threat to their control over their own people.
    There are over 250 Southern Baptist denominations alone in the West.
    Each one having a different opinion on how the Christian Faith should be practised. Christianity is divided amongst so many different churches. Each one thinking they know best.
    We are to them in their view unbelieving heretics.
    That the Christian Faith makes sense is something that these same groups cannot argue. So they wish to eliminate it by violence.
    The Jews in Israel are similarly viewed. Only they have thorns. They fight back and win a lot of the time. Yet there is an entire group of Muslims living under their rule that wish to kill the Jews and it is public that they wish to do so.
    One question is the religious belief of following the Moses Diet in the old testament. They look upon us as unclean because we eat bacon and other pork products.
    We as a people normally eat pork products on a regular basis.
    Any Jewish Christian will tell you that over half of the examinations after death show evidence of parasites in the muscles due to our love affair with pork. I am not arguing whether or not we also should follow the Moses line of thinking. I am arguing reality is that pork is no good for anyone. I enjoy bacon just like anyone else in the West. I am not Jewish or Muslim.
    What I am saying is it is complicated not simple. And a lot of half truths are evident in the conflict between us and them.
    Our system of mores concerning nudity is one example. These mores have changed drastically in the last 75 years or so. We no longer are horrified at seeing a woman in a bikini for instance.
    Yet an average person in the 40s might not be so accepting.
    The entire western world is this way with places like France being the most liberal to the point of having nude and semi-nude beaches and the entire attitude of exposed breasts have reached even to the media and television.
    To a devote Muslim, this is horrifying.
    Their answer is death to those that do not follow their strict mores concerning nudity and also concerning food.
    To them we are the heretics and we must be destroyed, horror of horrors that we are.
    Their Koran goes into how we are to be treated. They are contract and promise breakers big time.
    What horrifies me more is that a war between us and them appears to be in the works no matter how badly we wish not to have one.
    I for one have never murdered anyone in my entire life despite being in the U.S. Air Force for four years. What I think it is going to come down to is an armed conflict between them and us.
    Like us they have many denominations.
    If it comes down to a bloody war they are amateurs compared with the West. And we have as many if not more psychos out there willing to engage them.
    We are basically at home a peaceful people. But even at home, murder can be a way of life for some of our citizens and our jails are full of such people.
    In history one of our generals had a scorched earth policy in our own civil war.
    IF we end up at war with this people I suggest no one be left alive period or they will continue to come back and attempt to kill our families forever.
    War is horrifying. It should be avoided if at all possible because it makes this Planet a Hellish place no matter who wins or who loses.
    But the slogan is going to be the only good Muslim is a DEAD Muslim if they create the situation where war is the only possible end.

    • Gay Veteran

      “The problem with what is going on in the Muslim World is they insist on going to war with us….”

      hmmmmm, and how much terrorism was there BEFORE our wars of aggression?

      • Mistanick

        hmmmmm, the heathen nations have likely been behaving like animals since the the fall of man. For the islamists, I’d say the 7th century. Long before the middle east wars. Don’t try to pin the blood thirsty murdering of the islamists on the USA. Can’t be done, no matter how hard you try happy vet.

        • Gay Veteran

          “…Don’t try to pin the blood thirsty murdering of the islamists on the USA. Can’t be done, no matter how hard you try happy vet.”

          WRONG, easily done (see Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, etc.).

          since 2000, how much terrorism was there BEFORE our wars of aggression?

    • chief white eunuch

      The first Muslim mayor of London banned advertising that shows too much female skin and I read other places in Europe have covered statues and women have been told to dress more modestly so as not to offend Muslims. At the same time the rape rate has skyrocketed in Europe since George Soros began bringing in Muslims.

      • iris

        yes, not sure if they’re just huge hypocrites or schizoid in the EU, why we feel compelled to copy them in many ways is beyond me. At least they still value education and healthy food. Wish we did.

        Speaking of hypocrisy, it makes me mad that Starbucks, Target, Visa, just about every big name business is for all things liberal (that word used to mean generous) but those of them which have any presence in the ME, stay strangely silent regarding practicing homosexuals, the mutilation and subjugation of women, tolerance of Christians, Jews, Muslims of different sorts, you name it. Conservative Americans are easy to vilify these days. ISIS has taken advantage of the EU’s liberality and hospitality by bombing, raping, etc.

        • iris

          should have read, intolerance, above.

          • shots autism MSM LIES

            What I don’t like is DECEPTION. Like I’m researching distillers and it turns out that h20 labs is exactly? the same as megahome but yet they make different claims like h20 labs goes on about how well theirs has a VOC absorbing charcoal. Different companies sell the same product under their brand name but 1 changes the carafe to plastic.
            I guess it’s not that bad selling the same product to make a business but it’s confusing and 1 uses plastic carafe. Need to see if UL listed, watts (less seems better), and country of origin.
            At least the TDS reviews seem to be really low like 000 or 001.

            Then naturalnews seems to use deception to sell a few things like radiation blocker and turns out there’s a NATURAL alternative. Also he gives the big berkey great test results but is it cause he has it for sale???

          • iris

            Hmm, I’m not familiar with these products, but agree, it’s hard to know which things and methods really help or not. I think moderation in a Biblical lifestyle is a good starting point, but ultimately, we are creatures of and in a fallen world, yet God will win in the end, and He is in control, even now, even when we’re in trouble, stressed, persecuted, etc. There’s always hope in Jesus. Someday, He will return to make all things right. I have to keep remembering that when I start worrying.

            I want to thank you for continuing to sound the alarm about vaccines. While some of them can be life savers, like tetanus, rabies, cholera, others have done a lot of harm, imo, especially when infants are given multiple shots at once and from multi dose vials. Half of our grandchildren have what are very possibly vaccine related issues, and they were all given multi vaccines at birth, at 3 months, and subsequently, until just before kindergarten. My spouse and I both had most of the typical childhood diseases and are just fine. Yes, some children were and are severely affected and even die without the vaccines, but the vast majority have little to no side effects after the illness runs its course.

          • shots autism MSM LIES

            The Bible seems to support distillers. Job 36:27-28 For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof:
            28 Which the clouds do drop and distil upon man abundantly.
            I’ve done enough hours of research to know Dr. Mercola is either lying to sell filters or ignorant (not likely).

          • shots autism MSM LIES

            Correction: there might not always be a difference between organic & inorganic minerals and some non-plant minerals are good like lithium from hot springs, and minerals that prevent cramps.

          • iris

            Thanks for this info! I have gotten onto natural news before and also have read some of Dr. Mercola. Will think about getting a distiller. I know exercise and working with weights helps bone density. I’ve been walking for years, and am pretty sure I’ve built some bone mass up, at least that makes osteoporosis less likely. And if you take calcium supplements, take magnesium with them, for maximum absorption. Green leafy veggies are even better than supplements, but I still take 1200 mg/day of supplements. You probably know all this, though. God bless.

          • gmo coconuts coming

            calcium supplements can clog arteries depending on the formulation, just like dissolved solids in water

            i should get an automatic distiller (connected to water line) but it costs a lot

          • iris

            Thanks!

    • Gay Veteran

      “The problem with what is going on in the Muslim World is they insist on going to war with us….”

      gee, wonder why? can’t be because of all of the U.S. Government’s wars of aggression?

      payback is a bit ch

  • Rhialto the Marvellous

    It’s a good idea to concealed-carry in church and sit where you have a good firing lane in case the islamists come in with guns a-blazin’. The larger the church you attend, the more this applies. Rogue muslim terrorists will hit the biggest target they can find.

  • ramrodd

    If you are a politically-correct bliss-ninny with a coexist bumper sticker slapped on the back of your Subaru, and you don’t have the slightest clue what the following ten words mean, then this essay is not meant for you.
    You are excused.

    dawah, dhimmi, hijra, jizya, kafir, shaheed, shariah, takfir,
    taqiyya, ummah

    But if you are a national security professional, senior military officer or political leader involved in any aspect of the “Global War On Terror,” AKA “Countering Violent Extremism,” these are ten words that should already be a part of your working vocabulary. If you can’t readily discuss theirmeaning, significance, and relationships, then you are worse than a fool, you are disgrace to your office and a danger to your country.

    gates of vienna

    • Mistanick

      What do you hope to gain by this post? I would hasten to say there are no national security professionals, senior military officers, or “political” leaders reading this post for you to “excuse”. For all us other “non-professionals”. we already know what a garbage can the Islamic nations are and what hatred they pose to mankind in the name of their false god.

      I looked up Matthew Bracken and read his write up on Rational Wiki. Learning something about him and likely won’t read anything he writes since he is a “liberatarian”. Tells me all I need to know about him.

      Why make the simple so difficult to understand. Evil in this world is by the devil himself. he uses imps such as the so called allah to advance his evil. he also uses a number of other false religions, cults and hundreds of political governments and agencies of them to seek, kill, and destroy.

      If a military general doesn’t know a jizya from a blackhead, they are a disgrace to their country and a fool? Really?

      I suggest you begin thinking for your self and learn not to spout the writings of someone that really takes himself too seriously. Wow.

      • ramrodd

        you are so bothered by what i post…..

        dont let it ruffle your britches….sweets

        • Mistanick

          Rod, not ruffled. I have an opinion just as you, hey?

          • ramrodd

            opinions be like Ahoes

  • ramrodd

    NEVER TRUST A SITE THAT REFUSES LINKS BEING POSTED IN COMMENTS

    • Mistanick

      Why? Why should we trust you who wants to post a link that perhaps spouts false teachings or plain lies. The website you have just derided has allowed you to post your message. Maybe you should retract your post.

      • ramrodd

        thanks…site monkeyboy

        • iris

          I had a comment deleted on another post, because it contained a link. I contacted Michael, who checked into it, and told me that links often go automatically into moderation, but he put it back up. Why don’t you contact him? Remember, he is the creator and moderator of this blog. I think he’s been really good at allowing opposing views, etc.

          • watchmannonthewall

            Me too. Had comments not show up for two days but I’m OK with that. It’s his site and he can do with it what he wants. Pretty sure I don’t want to see the things he doesn’t allow to post anyway.

      • iris

        (:, from the looks of below, he still didn’t get it.

      • chief white eunuch

        There is a number of blacklisted words. Like a word that means a political killing, a type of fish that starts with b, the blogger’s name, libido words, a Bible word for donkey, too many dashes in a row.
        Disqus does not moderate.

  • Gay Veteran

    where was all this terrorism BEFORE our wars of aggression?

    odd you NEVER mention our war crimes

    • Paul Patriot

      Sooooooo, you must also include England, France, Spain and Germany to the nation’s engaged in “wars of aggression”?

      Oh, that’s right, those nations are not involved in “wars of aggression” like America is…..

      So, Please don’t blame jihad on America’s “war of aggression” only.

      • Gay Veteran

        hey Einstein, which European countries in 2011 were involved in Libya alone???

        “…From the beginning of the intervention, the initial coalition of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, Norway, Qatar, Spain, UK and US expanded to nineteen states, with newer states mostly enforcing the no-fly zone and naval blockade or providing military logistical assistance. The effort was initially largely led by France and the United Kingdom, with command shared with the United States….”

  • SantosGarcia

    The ‘Final Solution’ to the contrived Palestinian problem, as well as the humiliation of ISIS is coming soon… though not soon enough! https://zionsgate.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/the-imminent-psalm-83-war/

  • iris

    I certainly agree that they shouldn’t be allowed to do such things here, and we shouldn’t be throwing billions of $ and weapons their way. I believe the chaos in the ME has been deliberately created by globalist elites with the goal of bringing violent radicals to create more chaos in other countries, as “refugees”, with the end result being the one world economy, governance and religion spoken of about the end of days.

    When immigrants came to the U.S., a few had criminal backgrounds, but most were fleeing persecution or simply trying to find a better life here. This is a whole different scenario, and the more welcoming a country is to the jihadist mindset, the more it puts itself at risk.

    • watchmannonthewall

      I agree with your assessment, and esp. with the group responsible for the current worldwide dilemma. It is by design and inended to bring about their worldview. Sort of like Nimrod!

  • Truthing

    The few Muslims that I know, say that they were taught that “people of the Book” (true Christians), are their brothers. Maybe, it’s the 99.9% of proclaiming Christians who DON’T keep the Laws and Statutes of our Creator, as per the Bible/Book, that they have a problem with and consider heretics.
    Contrary to popular belief, the perfect Laws/10 Commandments and the dietary and modesty, etc. Statutes, were NOT “done away” with at Calvary. Only the blood, animal and bodily (circumcision) Sacrifices were ended, because Yahushua WAS THE SACRIFICE to END ALL Sacrifices.
    If you are still making these blood sacrifices, then you are DENYING the power of “the Once And For ALL” Sacrifice.
    Likewise, if you ARE keeping the Laws and Statutes, then you are doing so because of your gratitude and love for your Heavenly Father and the Loving Sacrifice of HIS only human-born Son AND you are showing your allegiance is to HIM. (A lot of Muslims believe that we have the same God.)
    I think that if most Christians did keep the Torah and showed the “fruits” of truly following Yahushua (Jesus), then these jihads would have way less “fuel” for their heretic accusations.

  • iris

    If one point of the Law is broken, the whole Law is broken, and if one takes up one point of the Law, they are expected to keep the whole Law. I agree with you. Jesus alone, fulfilled the Law because we couldn’t, and can’t fulfill it now, without the power and doing of the Holy Spirit. So, as should be, all the glory and credit goes to God. One of my favorite books is Galatians. After I came to faith in Christ in college, I stumbled into a legalistic denomination. It was what I needed at the time, because they believed the Bible, but I had to leave that denomination years later, when I realized that what they were teaching was contrary to faith and grace. It wasn’t the Jesus Christ who spoke to my heart the day I believed and received Him as God come in the flesh and my Savior. I’ve been in several denominations in 4 decades. There is no perfect church yet, because there is no perfect believer yet, until they go Home, or He returns. My relationship with Him is strengthened, my gratitude and worship, deepened, and my obedience to Him, furthered, all by Him, all by His faith, hope and love. Philippians 1:6, 2:13, 1Cor. 4:7, 1Cor.1:30-31, are 4 off the top of my head, but there are hundreds of like verses in the OT and NT. Praise the Lord, who alone is worthy!

    • Sojourner

      It is good that some of us do agree with each other.

      • iris

        Yes, and sad when we don’t, but we are just human, even Paul said he saw through a glass dimly. I’ve believed false teaching over the years, and the state of my heart is what still needs working on even more than doctrine. I think as long as one agrees with the main points: Jesus is God come in the flesh. He died on purpose to take our punishment, and was the only one to fulfill the Law, so is our perfect high priest. He rose from the dead, dwells within, sanctifies and redeems those who believe and receive Him personally, in simple faith. He is coming again, to judge the living and the dead, and His kingdom will have no end. Believers will be with Him forever in His kingdom. Because of mankind’s sin issue, Jesus Christ has made the only possible way back to our holy creator, God. Those are important doctrines, there are probably a few more very important ones, but if we’re focused on Him, not on ourselves, we see that it’s all about Him, not ourselves. God bless! your sister, iris.