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Islam and the Evil Men Do

On May 23, 2017, ISIS claimed responsibility for a cowardly attack in Manchester, England which left at least 22 people dead, and more than 59 people injured, after a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert. Just hours before, United States President, Donald Trump, had been speaking in Saudi Arabia drawing a distinction between radical… Continue reading Islam and the Evil Men Do

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Islam and the Deity of Christ

The Koran denies the doctrine of the Trinity, and therefore it denies the deity of Christ. Sura 5:74 They have certainly disbelieved who say, “Allah is the third of three." And there is no god except one God. And if they do not desist from what they are saying, there will surely afflict the disbelievers… Continue reading Islam and the Deity of Christ

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Islam and the Scriptures

The Muslim viewpoint is this. Allah, because of man’s propensity to be led astray from the path of virtue, has sent Prophets with divine revelations. Some of these Prophets, such as Moses, and Jesus, were given books, reflected in the Pentateuch, and the Gospels. Unfortunately, these books, these historical documents have been corrupted. The only… Continue reading Islam and the Scriptures

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“COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

Sometime in late February, 2015, a SWAT team surrounded a home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where some Christians were known to live. A large man from a government agency, dressed in black body armor, placed a megaphone to his lips and spoke with a Middle Eastern accent. “I AM A GOVERNMENT AGENT! COME OUT… Continue reading “COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

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Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity

A GREAT MYSTERY The Koran is filled with passages declaring that God is One God, alone. Therefore, they cannot conceive of God being One in essence but three in persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Muslims believe that the gift of Islam is the gift to the world of pure monotheism. On this point, the… Continue reading Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity

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Islam and the Fatherhood of God

Jesus taught people to pray to God as Father. “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread.” (Matt. 6:9) The Christian feels privileged to… Continue reading Islam and the Fatherhood of God

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The Crescent Challenges the Cross

Because there are between five to seven million Muslims living in America, it is important to understand Islam. Islam should not be reduced to simplicity as a violent religion, and dismissed. While Islam obviously promotes violence, not all Muslim embrace that facet of the religion. Supporters of Islam would point out that it has a… Continue reading The Crescent Challenges the Cross