When you dig deep into the claims of Islam and look for what its foundation is built upon you soon discover it is built upon the swords of war, the lies of evil men and deaths of millions of innocent people.
Although Islam claims to be an Abrahamic religion it is not an Abrahamic religion. Only Judaism and Christianity can rightfully make that claim. Ishmael from whom Mohammed was descended was not recognized as a legal son of Abraham. The Abrahamic blessing only came through Isaac (C.F. Genesis 22:3; Galatians 4:30-31). Islam traces its faith back to Ishmael who Abraham rejected as an heir and accepted Isaac as his “only son.” (or heir) (C.F. Genesis 22:2,12, 16).
However, there is a strange saying in Surah 60:4 where as an Islamist you emulate Abraham when you hate those who do not believe in Allah. “There is an excellent example for you in Abraham and those with him, when they said to their people, “We are quit of you and of what you worship apart from Allah. We have denounced you, and enmity and hatred have arisen between us and you, forever, until you believe in Allah alone.”
General Factoids about Islam itself
- Islam is a branch cut from the tree of the Judeo-Christian religion.
- In Islam it is not Mohammed who inspires you; it is the beauty of the Quran.
- In Christianity God gave His Son to die for the people. In Islam you give your sons to die for Allah..
- In the present battle between Islam and the West it is much like that between Islam (Ottomans) and the Greeks.
- Islam has 73 different sects.
- Islam is morality without love.
- Islam is a religion of duty, not love.
- Islam is a prophet without miracles.
- Islam is a great temperance society.
- Like Islam means submission not peace.
- Like factual history does not agree with Islam.
- Islam is -to do, Law; Christianity is – Done, Grace.
- In Islam there is no personal relationship with God.
- Islamic capitals such as Riyadh, Cairo, and Amman.
Like you make the call: Christianity is what it does. Judaism is what it does. Islam is what it does. Why is no one migrating to the world’s 10/40 window? Because within its borders are twenty-eight of the most backward nations in the world. Think of it, twenty-eight of the fifty-seven nations that claim Islam as the major religion are the poorest in the world, Pakistan and Bangladesh which broke away from India to practice their purer form of Islam (1947, 1971) are two of the world’s poorest countries you could ever step a foot on. In most Islamic nations like Iran and Saudi Arabia you do not have the freedom of expression; to criticize Islam is a capital offense. These countries are no Shangri-Las where you would want to live and teach your children to express their basic human rights as boldly written in our Constitution. “By their fruits you shall know them,” “Wisdom is justified by her children,” (Matthew 7:16-20; Matthew 11:19).
I will continue travelling down this dusty toad to despair in my next article. It is not written for the faint hearted.
To be Continued…