Religion of Peace?

I am truly sick of the efforts to put a peaceful facade on Islam, much connected to comparing to “Christianity”. Lets go to the foundation of these two religions and see where the truth is:

Islam, founded on the Koran (Quran).

Christianity, based on the Bible.

The Koran reads, from earliest to latest, as a growing hate screed towards all who are not followers of “the prophet Mohammed” and his version of “god”, named Allah. As you progress through the Koran, what you find is wholesale endorsement of deceiving, lying to, imprisonment, enslavement, taxation of, and finally the murder of any who are not believers in Mohammed’s cult (infidels). The Koran, for all practical purposes, teaches that one must actually practice hate not only to prove one’s faith, but as a means to eternal reward.

The Bible begins early with violence (but not endorsed hatred – and with a very specific, time-limited purpose), then a progression to the words of the Chief Cornerstone, Jesus Christ – when He reminds us to “love your neighbors”, pray for those who hate you, be a light, care for others. Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who took on our sins to bring us forgiveness and purchase our eternal reward for us.

Jesus never endorsed or even suggested violence for the sake of spreading the faith or punishing non-believers. Mohammed and the Koran not only suggest such acts, but actually commands conversion at the sword.
Have people committed atrocities in the name of “Christianity”? Most certainly. Yet finding any Biblical basis for those actions is impossible.

People commit atrocities daily (and have since the founding of the religion) in the name of Islam, at the direct instruction of the Koran.

Are their beliebers in Islam who love and desire peace? I believe so. But in doing so, they either want peace because Islam has overtaken the world, or they are ignoring vast swaths of their own founding book.

Contrary to the behavior of some professing Christianity, the Bible does not teach or endorse hate for anyone (in fact, Jesus essentially stated that to hate your brother/neighbor is equal to committing murder in your heart).

I pray daily for those who follow the cult of Mohammed – that the Lord God will open their eyes and deliver them from the cult that fare more resembles Satan than God.

3 thoughts on “Religion of Peace?

  1. Julia,If only you would read the very book on which Islam is based. Interestingly, the first 10 years or so of Islam's history were relatively peaceful, and Mohammed encouraged and wrote mostly peaceful precepts. But then things changed, dramatically. Mohammed led his followers in widespread efforts to spread his new religion by whatever means necessary. His own words recorded in the Quran verify this. From slavery and violent oppression, to direct commands to race and kill the unbeliever…Mohammed commanded his followers to lie and deceive, to hurt and to kill all in the name of Islam.And since that time, the fundamental teaching of Islam has remained unchanged. Quran (2:191-193) – “And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. And Al-Fitnah [disbelief or unrest] is worse than killing… but if they desist, then lo! Allah is forgiving and merciful. And fight them until there is no more Fitnah [disbelief and worshipping of others along with Allah] and worship is for Allah alone. But if they cease, let there be no transgression except against Az-Zalimun the polytheists, and wrong-doers, etc.)”Quran (2:216) – “Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you, and that ye love a thing which is bad for you. But Allah knoweth, and ye know not.”Quran (3:151) – “Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers, for that they joined companions with Allah, for which He had sent no authority”And this is but a tiny sample. In context, all of these are about offensive violence, not defensive as some claim.Please, really know what you try to defend.


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