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During the memorial service at the U.S. National Cathedral for the victims of the 9-11 Jihad, a Priest of the Episcopal Church stated (ignorantly) that Christians and Muslims worship the same god. The fact is, we most certainly do NOT worship the same god, no more than the Pagan Greeks worshiped the same god we do. Here's an illustration:
Imagine you can across a scripture book you'd never seen before. You started to skim through the book, and here are some of the things you read...
" In the beggining, Zeus created the heavens and the earth."
"And Zeus spoke to Noah and told him to build an ark."
"You shall have no other gods before me, for I, Zues, am a jealous god."
"Hear Oh Israel, Zeus our lord is one god."
"Zeus blessed Solomon and gave him wisdom."
"For Zeus so loved the world, he gave his only begotten son, that who ever believes in him would not perish, but have life everlasting".
You recognize the passages as being similar to Bible passages. But instead of Elohim-YHVH, the God of Jews and Christians, you see the name of the god in that book is "Zues". Would this mean, therefore, that the Greek idol Zeus and the God of the Judeo-Christian religion of the Bible are one in the same???
You would reason, "Of course not! Someone just stuck Zeus's name in place of God's name! It's a cut-and-paste job!"
With the Koran, we have exactly the same scenario! Allah was a Pagan moon idol worshiped by the Arab peoples, and as you read further, you'll see this is a fact. Allah was part of a pantheon of many idols that had it's holy city at Mecca. Mohammed realized the only time Arabs weren't trying to slaughter one another was when they were doing something religious. He devised a religion that would unite the people of the middle east and allow them to be conquered.
Mohammed's family worshipped the moon idol Allah, and so he decided Allah would be the god of his chop-suey religion. He took Arab Paganism and combined it with elements of Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and even Buddhism (And yes, Buddhism had even made it to the Middle East by then. Remember the ancient Buddha statue the Afghans blew up a few years back?) When the various people of the Middle East would hear the Koran they would hear things that sounded similar to the religion they had been brought up in. This made the transistion easier.
Unfortunately Mohammed's trick is still fooling a lot people today! Just because the Koran mentions Adam, Noah, Moses, Solomon, Jesus, and other Biblical figures, please don't take this to mean Christians and Jews have the same god as Allah!
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The Islamic Invasion
Don't Muslims worship the same God as Christians?
Many Christians accept the Muslim claim that we both worship the same God. They claim that they call him "Allah", while we call Him "God". It is not unusual to hear Christian leaders make such statements. Bible societies have even gone so far as to use the name Allah in the Bibles they produce for Arab Christians.
The problem with this is two-fold. First, history and archeology show clearly that Allah was worshipped as a pagan moon god long before Mohammed came on the scene. Robert Morey, author of The Islamic Invasion, explains:
"Islam's origins have been traced back by scholars to the ancient fertility religion of the worship of the moon god which was always the dominant religion of Arabia. The moon god was worshipped by praying toward Mecca several times a day, making an annual pilgrimage to the Kabah which was a temple of the moon god, running around the Kabah seven times, caressing an idol of a black stone set in the wall of the Kabah, running between two hills, making animal sacrifices, gathering on Fridays for prayers, giving alms to the poor, etc. These were pagan rites practiced by the Arabs long before Muhammad was born."
"What religion today practices the pagan rites of the moon god? Islam! This explains why the crescent moon is the symbol of Islam. It is placed on top of mosques and minarets and displayed on hats, flags, rugs, amulets and even jewelry. Every time you see the Muslim symbol of a crescent moon, you are seeing the ancient symbol of the moon god."
Second, if you read the Qur'an's description of Allah, and read the Bible's description of God, it becomes obvious you are reading about two different persons. Allah orders his followers to kill those who deny Islam, while God instructs us to love our enemies. Allah had no son while God sent His Son to die for sinful men. Allah is "unknowable" while God seeks a personal relationship with His creation, man.
ALLAH HAD NO SON...BUT HE DOES HAVE 3 DAUGHTERS
An embarrasing left over doctrine from Allah's pre-islam pagan days is the idea that he had three daughters, el-Lat, Uzza, and Mannat. Each daughter had a seperate shrine near Mecca, where Allah had his own shrine.
While Mohammed was promoting his recycled Pagan religion, he once came across some Allah worshippers who didn't want to give up the worship of Allah's daughters (3 idols). Suprisingly, Mohammed gave in to their requests and allowed them to continue in their idolatry. It's been a source of perpetual embarrassment to Muslim scholars. Some Muslims have even gone so far as to say those verses were actually written by Shai'tan (Satan), and thus, they're known as "The Satanic Verses".
If you want to quickly end a debate with a Muslim on Islam, I've accientally discovered bringing up these verses will end it really quick. I would only advise this over the Inernet and not in a Muslim country, for obvious reasons.
The spirit behind Islam is an entirely different spirit... a spirit that denies the deity of Jesus Christ. Any Christian who accepts the notion that Allah is God creates an impossible situation. Since the Qur'an contains our only revelation about Allah, they will be forced to look there as their authority. The Qur'an specifically denies the deity of Christ! All Christian witness ends right there.
Where Did Allah Come From?
by Robert A. Morey
© 1996 Research and Education Foundation
Muslims worship a god by the name of Allah. They also give him ninety-nine other names. The question that naturally arises is who or what is this Allah? Where did the Muslims derive their ideas of Allah's nature and attributes?
Historical Source of Islam
Historians, linguists, and archeologists have dug into this question for over a century. Various archeological digs in Arabia and throughout the Middle East have uncovered the answer: Islam is a modern version of the ancient fertility religion of the moon god. Once this is grasped, the rise and history of Islam becomes clear.
The Arab conquests were made possible because the central powers in the Middle East had exhausted themselves in wars against each other. They were not able to fight off wave after wave of Arab armies which subdued entire nations with merciless slaughter, rape and plunder.
The Arabs destroyed some of the wonders of the ancient world such as the world famous library in Alexandria, Egypt, They destroyed many ancient churches and synagogues. Anthropologists have recorded how the Arabs destroyed the cultural heritage of any nation which fell under their sword.
Who were these Arabs? They obviously were not Christians because they destroyed churches and murdered priests wherever they went. Obviously, they were not Jews because they persecuted Jews without pity. This is seen today in their hatred of Israel and the many wars and acts of terrorism waged against Jews throughout the world.
If the Arab hordes which swept over the ancient world were not Christians or Jews, then what were they? They were pagans who worshipped a pagan god called Allah and followed pagan rites which were practiced in Arabia long before the religion of Islam evolved.
Islam Denies the Trinity
These facts of history reveal that Islam does not worship the same God worshipped by Christians. Why?
Christians worship one God in three persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. But Islam denies the Holy Trinity and worships a different deity called Allah who is not a Father and who has no son.
Since the religion found in the Bible teaches the Trinity, then it does not take a Ph.D. to see that Islam did not come from the Bible. Thus it is not the religion of the biblical prophets, apostles or Jesus.
Islam's origins have been traced back by scholars to the ancient fertility religion of the worship of the moon god which was always the dominant religion of Arabia. The moon god was worshipped by praying toward Mecca several times a day, making an annual pilgrimage to the Kabah which was a temple of the moon god, running around the Kabah seven times, caressing an idol of a black stone set in the wall of the Kabah, running between two hills, making animal sacrifices, gathering on Fridays for prayers, giving alms to the poor, etc.. These were pagan rites practiced by the Arabs long before Muhammad was born.
The Crescent Moon
What religion today practices the pagan rites of the moon god? Islam! This explains why the crescent moon is the symbol of Islam. It is placed on top of mosques and minarets and displayed on hats, flags, rugs, amulets and even jewelry. Every time you see the Muslim symbol of a crescent moon, you are seeing the ancient symbol of the moon god.
Denial Not a Refuge
Does the average Muslim know that he is worshipping a moon god? No. Does he know why the crescent moon symbol sits on top of his mosque? No. Is he shocked and perhaps angered at these facts of history? Yes. But can mere denial or angry threats refute the fact that Islam is nothing more than a modern version of the ancient religion of the moon god Allah? No. The average Muslim has been kept in the dark by the Mullahs and Imams who would lose their power if the truth ever got out.
Dear Muslim friend, instead of worshipping a false moon god called Allah, you should worship the God of the Patriarchs, prophets, and apostles. This one true God is the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Read the New Testament for it is the true Word of God.
Modern scholars using sound principles of literary analysis have determined that the Qur'an did not come from Muhammad. He did not recite it and actually never saw a copy of it. It was not put together in its present written form until nearly one hundred and fifty years after Muhammad's death.
This has come as quite a shock to Muslims. According to the legends, myths, and stories found in the Hadith, the Qur'an was written in heaven by Allah on a large stone tablet. The angel Gabriel brought it down and Muhammad recited it verbally but did not write any of it down. It was Muhammad's companions who wrote down what he recited. After his death, it was gathered together and compiled by the Calif Uthman.
The insurmountable problem that Muslims face is that they do not have any documentary evidence from the 7th and 8th century to back up any of their claims. For example, if Uthman compiled the Qur'an as the Hadith claims (Bukhari I:63; IV:709: VI:507, 510), where is the manuscript evidence for this? Why have no Qur'ans survived from that period? Why do we have to wait over a hundred years before we find even a scrap of the Qur'an?
The Muslims are also guilty of circular reasoning when they document the Qur'an by the Hadith and then document the Hadith by the Qur'an! But there is no documentary evidence to back up the Hadith or the Qur'an! They are both fraudulent as to authorship and dates.
Some Muslims have claimed that 7th century copies of the original Qur'an have been found in museums at Topkapi, Turkey and Tashkent, Russia. But when they were examined by manuscript scholars, they turned out to be 9th or 10th century manuscripts.
The Qur'an was invented in order to give spiritual unity to the vast empire created by Arab conquests. By borrowing liberally from the legends, myths and religious traditions of pagans, Jews, Christians, Hindus, and Persians, they created one religion to rule over all its citizens. Thus the Qur'an was the product of multiple authors from different times and places. These authors contributed stories and legends from their own cultural and religious background. The sources of these stories have been well documented by many scholars.
The burden of proof is now clearly on the Muslims. They must supply scholars with the documentary evidence to support their theories on the origins of the Qur'an and the Hadith. Until they do so, we cannot believe in the inspiration of either one.
How different is the situation with the New Testament. The manuscript evidence for it begins twenty years after the death of Christ. There are literally thousands of Greek, Latin, Syriac and Coptic texts which document the reliability of the New Testament.
The same holds true for the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. We have more than enough literary documentation for the life of Jesus from first century Jewish, pagan, and Christian manuscripts. This is in sharp contrast to the life of Muhammad. We find no references to him as a prophet until 150 years after his death. No one has ever found even the smallest fragment of the Qur'an from the 7th century. Thus much of what is said about the life of Muhammad must now be dismissed as fiction.
The truth will triumph in the end. The Qur'an and the Hadith were political tools used to subjugate non-Arab cultures by forcing them to accept a religion with elevated Arabian language, political laws, moral standards, dress codes, penal punishments and other cultural elements to the status of divine law. This is why, to become a Muslim, you must take an Arab name, dress like an Arab, speak Arabic, eat only what Arabs eat, treat your wife as Arabs treat their wives, etc.
The religion of Islam was thus born out of Arab cultural imperialism and is rooted in a racist attitude that all things Arab are good while all things non-Arab are evil. Until this is understood, the true nature of Islam cannot be grasped.
This is why Western dress, food, movies, hairstyles, etc., are zealously denounced by the Mullahs and Imams as Satanic. Such things as blue jeans are not really condemned because they are immoral but because they are not Arab.
The truthfulness of this observation is easily demonstrated by Islam's demand that one bow in prayer in the direction of Arabia (Mecca) and make a pilgrimage to Arabia (Mecca). The religion of Islam is Arabian paganism and culture raised to divine law and imposed upon conquered nations.
Nations such as Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, etc. who had the misfortune of having Islam forced upon them by the sword, need to break free from Arab imperialism in order to regain their own identity and culture. Until they throw off the shackles of Islam, they cannot become free societies where human rights are honored.
How can this be done? The oppressed masses must return to their Christian heritage which was stolen from them by wave after wave of Arab armies. Why would anyone entering the 21st century want to continue to believe in a foreign religion that was forced upon his ancestors many centuries ago by violence, slavery, oppression and unjust taxes? It is time to break free from the darkness and ignorance of Islam and enter into the freedom and light of Christianity.
If the Qur'an is the infallible Word of God, then it stands to reason that it would not contain factual errors of science. By "factual errors" we mean errors that can be physically examined. We are not talking about contradictions between scientific theories and the Qur'an. We are talking about hard evidence that can be checked out.
But first, there is a question we must answer: "is it legitimate to judge the Qur'an?" Many Muslims believe in the Qur'an as a blind leap of faith. They really do not care if it is filled with mistakes and contradictions. As far as they are concerned, they were born Muslim and they will die Muslim. The more closed minded they are, the more fanatical they become in their religion. When ignorance unites with arrogance, fanaticism is born.
We pity those whose religion is only the product of an accident of birth and culture. They blindly follow whatever religion they were born into. How sad it is to have an unexamined faith; a faith that cannot stand up to reason and science; a faith that merely shouts slogans, stamps its feet and beats its breast in a mindless mob. They do not believe in Islam because it is true. To them Islam is true because they believe it.
Thankfully, there are millions of Muslims today who have received a university education and understand that an unexamined faith is a worthless faith. They are open minded to scientific facts and evidence. They want the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
The Setting of the Sun
One of the questions which puzzled the ancient Arabs was, "Where did the sun go when night time came?" The Qur'an gave them Allah's answer:
"He [i.e. Zul-qarnain] followed, until he reached the setting of the sun. He found it set in a spring of murky water.
(Surah XVIII ( Kahf) vs. 85-86)"
We agree with Muslim scholars that Zul-qarnain refers to Alexander the Great (see Yusuf Ali's appendix on this subject in his translation of the Qur'an). According to this surah, Alexander the Great traveled west until he found out what happened to the sun. It went down into and under the murky waters of a pond. When it was completely covered by the water, darkness fell upon the earth.
To the early Muslims, this surah gave the divine answer as to why darkness fell when the sun set in the West. They assumed that the sun, like the moon, was the size perceived by the human eye, about the size of a basketball. Darkness came when with a mighty hissing roar it went down under the dark waters of a pond. They boldly and proudly proclaimed that this marvelous answer proved that the Qur'an was indeed the Word of God.
Today, modern Muslims are quite embarrassed by this passage and try to ignore it or to quickly dismiss it as poetry. But the passage is not part of a poem. Thus it cannot be dismissed as figurative language or poetic license. In the context, it is part of a historical narrative which relates several historical incidences in the life of Alexander the Great.
The mistake was based on the erroneous assumption that the earth was flat. The authors of the Qur'an did not know that the earth was a sphere which revolved around the sun.
The reader must ask himself if he is prepared to believe and to defend the Qur'an in this passage. Either the sun sets in a pond or it doesn't. It is either one way or the other. There can be no middle ground, no compromise, no evading the issue. If you agree with us that the sun is shining on the other side of the earth and thus it does not go down into murky water, then you must also agree with us that the Qur'an contains scientific errors.
"So what?" you ask. "Who cares!" you cry. Only those who are brave enough to seek the truth will care. Those who are intellectually lazy or dishonest will close their eyes and pretend to see nothing.
It only takes one error to disprove the Qur'an. That's right. Just one little error and the whole book goes down in defeat! You have just discovered one irrefutable error in the Qur'an. What are you going to do about it? (End of Article)
THE BIZZARRE AND HORRIFIC PRACTICE OF MUSLIM FEMALE "CIRCUMSICION"
Cartoons like this one sparked days of mob violence and terrorism in several countries. Ironically, the cartoon depicts Muslims as terroist fanatics...which Musllims decided to apparently confirm by burning flags, destroying property, killing people, and carrying signs that promoted terrorism. The American media who jumps at any chance to defame Christianity ( by airing shows like "The Book of Daniel" and "South Park" for instance) oddly chose to side with the muslims. The cartoons haven't apeared in any American publications.
THE ISLAMIC INVASION
Muslims are working for an Islamic planet. Unfortunately, the planet is this one, and there are billions of us who don't like that prospect.
This book gives a good rundown on Islam, on why it isn't Christianity. It was written BEFORE 9-11-01. Mr. Morley is an expert on Islam. His book has recieved numerous praises for it's clairity.
"But wait, the Koran says the moon is one of Allah's creations. How can Allah be a moon god if allah created the moon???
This is because the idol Allah existed centuries BEFORE Islam, the Koran or Muhammed. When Mohammed created Islam he chose the worship of Allah out of hundreds of Pagan gods, then crafted a religion around it taken from several of the world's religions. Islam has elements of Judaism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Bhuddism, Zoroastrianism, and the Pagan religions of the ancient Middle East.
To visulaize this, imagine if a Wiccan decided to create a religion. Let's say he chose the worship of the Greek idol Zues. Zues was the planet Jupiter whom the superstitous Greeks tought was a god. Let's say he then took references from the Bible, but in place of YHVH he put in Zues's name. We could read how Zues told Abraham to sacrifice Ishmael on an altar. We could read how Zues gave Moses the Ten Commandments. The Wiccan author ould even write a verse in there about "Zues created all the planets.Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are his".
Now, using this illustation, think about it. Are Zues and YHVH the same being? No, Zues name was simply transplanted into a fictional work. Did Zeus create Jupiter? No, Zues was the Greek idol representing Jupiter. Did Zues really talk to Abraham and Moses? No. Get the idea?
Mohammed wanted to conquer the Arab peoples and realized the best way to do it was through a religion.
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