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Mosque to be built near ground zero

Discussion in 'News Stand' started by dannibear, May 22, 2010.

  1. There is a saying that is almost universal amongst Muslims- "first Saturday and then Sunday". Basically get rid of the Jewish folks then start on the Christians.
    What does the bible say about these two sons of Abraham? Yes they were brothers and yet the Muslims will always persecute the Jews.

    Gal 4:22 For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
    Gal 4:23 But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.
    Gal 4:24 Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
    Gal 4:25 For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.
    Gal 4:26 But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
    Gal 4:27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
    Gal 4:28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.
    Gal 4:29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
     
  2. 70 years later the 'holocaust' is denied as fiction by the Arabian world. Just a couple of years later the Muslim world rejects 9/11

    Thankfully those who pray and have faith in Almighty God have a bright future.......the Coming of the Lord God Almighty.

    This is my 'hope'. A biblical hope which is a sure 'hope.
     
  3. #23 Boanerges, Aug 25, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2010
    I thought it best to remove my response as it was not Christlike, for that I apologize.
    If you choose to ignore the number 1 news network in the world that is of course your prerogative. Having watched them for years (along with most of the country) I can say they seem to be the only network not afraid to air both sides of the issues. Looking at the ratings of the liberal news networks sink so low I think they may send you a fan letter for being on of their few followers.
    Have a blessed day.
     
  4. Rizen1 perhaps you have never been in a war,perhaps you have never been attacked by another in your whole life? I am glad, if that is true! As for me, I served 2 Tours in Vienam,those of us who died there,died so that we who lived and made it back,can not only tell others,but show them,that even though, we fought,Jesus can even save us! Which he did me! The most hateful human being that ever came out of a war. Ground zero represents a war,true,none there could fight back,which makes this ground very similar to Pearl Harbor,if you have not lost friend of family that day,I am most happy for you! But to those of us who did,this grounds is holy,due to the relevance of 3 thousand people dieing in one single spot! For a cult that represents terror in every way, to bulid something, would be like the United States putting up a and Amercian flag at Hershomia, or Nagaska( spelled wrong please for give me) Not every person who is islam is a terroist,BUT!! every terrorist was islam!! Therfore to many of us, islam represents darkness,and darkness represents Peril,the same peril that happened, when so many people,were just out to make money for there familys,just looking to make it through another tough day.If you do not understand this,then I really feel very sorry for you,no one, has to live in the United States!! All are free to go back where they came from,to those who follow this cult,I wish they would!! I have no use for this cult,nor for those who follow it! you judge this,Islam practices what? What good is a dead god to any? a dead god cannot hear,he cannot answer,how much sense does it make to just a common person,no Bible verses!! just common sense,for any to follow somone not alive? It would be if my dead father passed something down, and said it is written,perhaps to me,but he did not write this for all,my dad who is dead can do nothing for my family,nor for yours!! So what good is he?? RIGHT!! NO GOOD at all!! So why would anyone listen to someone who never even knew them enough to even care about them?? DUM right!! i know my point!
     
  5. You are misinformed.
     
  6. I don't really agree. Everone has freedom of religion, and I bet if someone wanted to build a chruch where they want to build the mosque, people would be fine with it. People have freedom of religion, America is called a free country, thus giving the rights of religion, marriage and choices. I'm strongly christian, but I do believe that America's free. And it's wrong to discriminate against muslims. like the other day, the guy fixing our garage discriminated us because my last name's Kuran and it's yugoslavic, but it's from the islamic background. I just feel bad that people can't live in America and not be discriminated because of their religion. I've been discriminated because I'm german (nazi), or because I'm christian (bible thumper, by my own family haha, it sucked), and i would hate to see other people going through the same discrimination :/
     
  7. Current Nielsen ratings :
    P2+ Total Day
    FNC – 1,147,000 viewers
    CNN – 345,000 viewers
    MSNBC – 396,000 viewers
    CNBC – 172,000 viewers
    HLN – 266,000 viewers

    As far as Obama you won't have to worry about a second term. His pro-Islamic stance and failed economic policy couple with a plethora of disastrous policies will see to that. but I digress.
    He, the Muslims and the generally anti-liberal folks in general may find themselves in a real pickle. God says not to mess with Israel:
    Gen 12:1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:
    Gen 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
    Gen 12:3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

     
  8. If these people were trying to spread peace, and realized everyone was upset about where their place of worship was going, they would build it somewhere else. After all, they want it to be about peace, right? But of course, its never about that...I too feel it is a conquering symbol, and do not wish for it to be there. Of course it is freedom of religion, and they can build it wherever they want. But if it were my choice, God is the only One who should receive our praises, so I wouldn't want it built at all. But, I am going to follow the law like Jesus wants us all too. If only my dreams and hopes of a Christian America would come...but for that to happen brothers and sisters, we must all stand up and take responsibility and really follow Jesus. Show His love. Try to be more like Him everyday. And one day, we may even have a world that follows Jesus...not just America. God Bless
     
  9. wow

    first of before you even talk about the religion aspect of what there doing since this has always been a christain country primarily, its terribly desrespectful. I mean, those people that cause that crisis were muslim so your goin build a mosque on ground zero?!?

    wow that takes some real guts!!!
     
  10. I agree.

    In the end, all these blasphemers will face eternal damnation either way. Their 'mosque' will become nothing and pass away as the Word clearly tells us.

    These terrorists are mindless in the most literal and worst sense possible.

    I know that not all muslims are terrorists, but most seem to be ignorant of their 'quaran', the lines spouting hate and encouraging murder!

    What a shame.
     
  11. #31 Cherubpuff, Aug 29, 2010
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 7, 2010
    Post videos in media section.
     
  12. That propaganda line is both indefensible and demonstrative of prejudicial thought. Where are the facts to support such a view?
    Having most of the USA watching them counts for something my friend.
    Unlike the CBS (Communist News Network), NBC(National Barrack Channel) and etc they do not try to influence people to their point of view (except on publicly declared opinion shows) but instead do something all the networks used to do- report the news.
    I can see form your writing that you really do not understand what they are doing and are just going on info form those Pravda type networks.
    Of all the people with such attitudes I have talked with every one who was open minded and willing to examine the facts had to admit they were dead wrong.
    But anyway, you have already made up your mind so I do not see the point of discussing this with you.
    Have a blessed day,
    your brother in Christ Larry.
     
  13. Muslims dod NOT condemn 9/11

    Cool aid???
    Muslims did not condemn the events of 9/11, blaming the West for these evil peoples actions.
    Didn't Jesus say, " If you are not with me, then you are against me".
    So all muslims are equally culpable by their allegiance. They did not condemn it so they, by default, condoned it.
    in light
    johnpaul
    :shade:
     
  14. The Imam in charge of this product ( Imam Feisal A. Rauf) has a rap sheet as long as my arm. He is also a noted slum lord and espouses extremist speech.
    His leading organizer (Sharif El-Gamal,) owes $224,270.77 in back property tax on the site and his company faied to pay half it's bill for several months.
    Clearly these are outstanding citizens and should desecrate the memory of the 9/11 holocaust. Naming the buikding in celebration of the slaughter of Jews and Christians in Cordoba is also a nice touch and a real sing of care and concern.
     
  15. #35 AudreyNicole, Aug 31, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010
    “A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult

    “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling (1 Peter 4:8-9).”

    "And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with or to visit anyone of another nation, but God has shown me that I should not call any person common or unclean." Acts 10:28

    "With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love..."

    Judge not, that you be not judged."

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  16. #36 AudreyNicole, Aug 31, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010
    "But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."

    "Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you."

    “And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.”

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Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it." 1 Peter 3:8-11
     
  17. #37 AudreyNicole, Aug 31, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010
    I was quite surprised reading through this forum topic. I am new here, recently reborn, and was hoping to gather a fresh new take on Christianity. I thought true children of Christ forgave, and didn't judge. Since when are the material objects of this earth great enough to cause hate, or "annoyance" or "insult" if that's what you want to call it? Are we not supposed to love all regardless? Did not Jesus say to forgive and keep forgiving no matter how many times? Do we pray for those that we think are wrong, or do we talk badly about them? I must say I am quite disappointed if this is what everyone has to offer. Offer your prayers for these people, not your judgment. Who are we to judge?

    And P.S. I understand that people use ground zero as a grieving site and there is nothing anyone can do to heal their loss. Only God can do that. To those who lost loved ones and still look to this site, know that it is not but a piece of earth, an earth that doesn't belong to us I might add. And know, too, that your loved ones are in heaven, not ground zero. Look up instead of looking down.
     
  18. My uncle died in that tragedy...I do not think his life, or anyone else's life in that
    homicide was a 'material object'. These people killed many innocent lives, and
    most do not feel guilty at all. And also, most are so wrapped up in their
    text of hate and twisted words and false promises that even if a Christian showed
    their love, they would be killed.
     
  19. I'm so terribly sorry for your loss. The material object I was referring to was the mosque. Also, I have a few questions for you. Who are "these people" that you are alluding to? And I just wonder if you have ever heard of persecution?

    Jesus said to forgive no matter how horrifically someone has hurt you, no matter how many times they do it, He said to forgive and forgive and forgive... always. I suggest you read Matthew 18:21-35. God does not promise that our lives will be free from harm, but He does promise that He will never abandon us as long as we live according to His will, loving all unconditionally- even our enemies.

    I hope you know that your uncle is in heaven and that no harm will come to him any longer- he is in God's hands now. And for you I will pray; I hope God will help to heal you and your family and work to soften your heart.
     
  20. "Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written, 'It is mine to avenge, I will repay (Dt 32:35)', says the Lord. On the contrary, 'If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty; give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals (of conviction) on his head (Prv 25:21-22)'. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good." (Ro 12:19-21 NIV).

    Hate and revenge are never good things, Alex, they will never "make it better". On the contrary, if you allow them to take root in your heart, they will poison your entire life. You will never know true love because love and hate cannot co-exist in a person - remember Jesus' admonition that we cannot serve two masters (see Mt 6:24).

    The Mosque at Ground Zero proposal is a severe test of your committment to Christ, my friend. I pray you don't fail it by allowing hate and anger to consume you. To follow Jesus is to become a forgiver, Alex, forgiving all the time - not condoning the sin, but forgiving the sinner.

    SLE
     

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