The Strong Delusion of Islam - Pastor Mike Taylor -
20 "Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
21 Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! (Isaiah 5:20-21)
"For false Christ's and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect." (Matthew 24:24)
There is an overwhelming desire among this nation, and those around the world, to replace what is good and wholesome that is supported in the Bible, and replace it with the concepts that seem right in the unrepentant spirit of mankind. It has spread to all forms of morality such as homosexuality, idolatry, and all forms of sexual sin and lust of the flesh. This flows into a common stream that Jesus said that it would be as in the days of Noah and the days of Lot, so it is with this day.
This same idolatry comes from religions that are pagan, or ones that proclaim another gospel, or from the lack of any moral underpinnings that convict mortal man to do what is right in the sight of God. Satan uses them to attempt to confuse the minds of men and women in these last days, as he has done since time began.
There are many false religions in this world, and the wise and redeemed individual finds and attends the denomination that fulfills and supports what the Bible teaches. One of the most perverse religions, if you can call it that, which I would like to speak of in this message, is the "religion" of Islam.
I had a member on a Christian forum I administer that proclaimed that Islam is in accordance with Christianity and that Jesus is a highly revered person in their Quran. But is that true, and is the lady who proposed such a belief deceived and willfully ignorant or is Islam a religion of peace as she proposed? Let us look at the history of Islam briefly and its modern theology that is found in the likes of the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS to name but two that embrace this hateful ideology as it is not truly a religion, but a concept of war, conquest, and destruction.
ISLAM, FROM THE MIND OF THE DERANGED.
If you start with its so called "prophet" it is revealed the man, Muhammad was most likely mentally, or demonically disturbed. "In 610 CE, Muhammad began receiving what Muslims consider to be divine revelations. Muhammad's message won over a handful of followers and was met with increasing opposition from notables of Mecca. In 618, after he lost protection with the death of his influential uncle Abu Talib, Muhammad took flight to the city of Yathrib (Medina). With Muhammad's death in 632, disagreement broke out over who would succeed him as leader of the Muslim community which was eventually resurrected leading to the First Fitna. The dispute would intensify greatly after the Battle of Karbala, in which Muhammad's grandson Hussein ibn Aliwas killed by the ruling Umayyad Caliph Yazid I, and the outcry for revenge divided the early Islamic community. Hence, we have fighting Shiite and Sunni Muslims.
By the 8th century, the Islamic empire extended from Iberia in the west to the Indus river in the east. Polities such as those ruled by the Umayyad (in the Middle East and later in Iberia), Abbasids, Fatimids, and Mamluks were among the most influential powers in the world.
In the early 13th century, the Delhi Sultanate took over northern parts of Indian subcontinent. In the 13th and 14th centuries, destructive Mongol invasions from the East, along with the loss of population in the Black Death, greatly weakened the traditional centers of the Islamic world, stretching from Persia to Egypt, but in the Early Modern period, the Ottomans, the Safavids, and the Mughals were able to create new world powers again. During the 19th and early 20th centuries most parts of the Muslim world fell under the influence or direct control of European Great Powers. Their efforts to win independence and build modern nation states over the course of the last two centuries continue to reverberate to the present day."(Wikipedia quick history of Islam.)
Islam began as a doctrine of destruction with the slaughter of Jews in Medina that would not agree with Muhammad's twisting of Holy Scripture, and ran him to Mecca until this false prophet became stronger and killed all Jews who had mocked him, and proceeded to spread Islam using the sword, conquest, murder, rape and pillaging of caravans and the people surrounding his area of mayhem. Not to mention, Muhammad was a pedophile who married a 6 year old little girl, but waited until she was 9 years old to consummate their "marriage". And this historical rabid purveyor of sin and debauchery is the source of those who believe in Islam as an alternative to Christianity, or even Judaism? Only Satan could lie this well.
THE OBVIOUS DIFFERENCES IN THE TWO RELIGIONS
What are the biggest differences between Christianity and the Islamic beliefs? Does Islam believe in a Son of God, Jesus the Christ? I recall a statement made by the deceived member who proclaimed that Islam embraces Jesus by stating the following:
"People of the Book, go not beyond the bounds in your religion, and say not as to God but the truth. The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary, was only the Messenger of God, and His Word that He committed to Mary, and a Spirit from Him. So believe in God and His Messengers, and say not, 'Three.' Refrain; better is it for you. God is only One God. Glory be to Him -- That He should have a son! To Him belongs all that is in the heavens and in the earth; God suffices for a guardian. S. 4:171 Arberry
By confessing that Christ is God's Word and Spirit, which God gave to Mary, Muhammad didn't realize that he was essentially bearing witness to Jesus' divine prehuman existence. After all, God's Word is uncreated, and for Jesus to be his Word means that he is uncreated as well.:"
This was from a woman who claimed to now be a Christian and had come out of Islam as a belief system, but has she? Again, is she deceived?
In reading this fantasy from Muhammad, it is clear that he/they deny that Jesus was anything but a Messenger, not the Son of God as God is but One, and they deny that God has a Son. Islam doesn't use the name of Jesus as we do, but gives the Son of God the name Isa. Who is Isa?
JESUS VS. THE ISLAMIC JESUS, ISA
The main focus of Christianity is Jesus Christ, while in Islam the main focus is "allah' and the revelation given by Muhammad, their holy book, the Quran. Though Jesus, called Isa is part of the Qu'ran, his role, is one of being just a prophet, not the Son of God, as he is one of many messengers or apostles. Muhammad is the "seal of the prophets". The Jesus of the Bible and Jesus of Islam are two distinct persons, though they seem similar. For some this might sound like an odd statement, but lets examine why its not. Since, both Islam and Christianity accept Jesus as an actual person who lived, the person Jesus would have distinct aspects of his life. Since there was only one Jesus, contradictions between the Jesus of Islam and the Jesus of the Bible cannot be reconciled, since some of these contradictions are diametrically opposed to each other. As I note in the following list:
-Jesus is God in Christianity, but Isa is nothing but a man/prophet
-In Islam, Jesus did not die on a cross, but a phantom was in His place.
-we believe in Christianity that Jesus did die for the sins of the world and was raised to life three days later and lives forevermore.
-Jesus came to deliver the message of the prophets, who were before him. Mohammad like Jesus came to give the same message of Islam. Surah 2:136, Surah 3:84, Surah 42:13, Surah 5:46
-in the truth of Christianity, Jesus came to die for the sins of the world, as the way of salvation. His death paid for the sins of the world.
16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." (John 3:16-18 )
-the Islamic Jesus, or Isa will come back with the Mahdi and proclaim Islam as the true religion of the world and destroy all infidels who do not embrace Islam.
-the True God of the Bible, Jesus will come to set up His Kingdom for a thousand years, and destroy all rebellion on earth that rejects God and His atonement found in this same Jesus.
Since the Jesus of the Bible, and this Islamic Jesus of the Quran cannot be reconciled, they are obviously two different persons and not the same. Jesus of the Holy Bible and God in the flesh, the express image of the Father in Heaven. While the Jesus of Islam is but a mere man, that proclaimed allah, which is nothing but a reinvention of a pagan God in Arabia that was a Moon Goddess, obviously since the name allah is a masculine gender, then this god is in drag. Not desiring to offend those who actually believe in this imposter, but that is where Muhammad got the idea of one god after destroying all pagan gods beside this one god of theirs, to offset the true God of the Bible and of the Jewish beliefs in Yahweh.
QU'RAN AND THE BOOK OF WAR VERSES OF DEATH
Islam as spoken of by Muhammad, who didn't even write the Qu'ran,(as it was written several hundred years into the future after his death), speaks poetically in the early chapters, but makes a decided shift in the later chapters called "War Verses". The Qu'ran contains at least 109 verses that speak of war with nonbelievers, usually on the basis of their status as non-Muslims. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that "allah" will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter.
Even though the bible speaks of war that Israel fought against her enemies, the Qu'ran's war verses are open ended and have a present historical context of never ending life known only in Islam. They are part of the eternal, unchanging word of "allah", and just as relevant or subject to interpretation as anything else in the Qu'ran. They are called to a "holy war" or Jihad against the "infidels" that do not believe in allah, or Islam, which is nothing more than a covenant with death which "allah" is the god of death and destruction.
In stark contrast is the God of the Bible, who offers a gift of eternal life through His Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. God is a God of love, mercy and grace, and desires that none should perish. The God of the bible is concerned about life, not death. Jesus came to die for the sins of the world, and Isa is promoted as a messenger for Islam, not a savior of anyone.
9" The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." (2nd Peter 3:9)
The Bible is God's love letter to the world that through Jesus would all sins be forgiven for those who by faith believe in God's grace and mercy confined to Jesus alone, would have eternal life. Isa forgives nothing. As Jesus proclaimed to His disciples:
"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, andthe life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." (John 14:6)
Jesus came to give life and life more abundantly:
7 "Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep.
8 All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
9 I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep." (John 10:10)
Conversely, the god of Islam makes no such promises, save to offer sexual gratification in the "so called Paradise with virgins to fulfill their every desire..
"In Islam, the concept of 72 virgins (houri) refers to an aspect of Jannah (Paradise). This concept is grounded in Qur'anic text which describe a sensual Paradise where believing men are rewarded by being wed to virgins with "full grown", "swelling" or "pears-shaped" breasts. Conversely, women will be provided with only one man, and they "will be satisfied with him".
Many wonder what will become of Islam in the future. Will she continue her rampage of conquest and destruction? Many believe that she will be involved in the final religion that will be destroyed by the coming Anti-Christ so to receive worship for himself, being indwelt by Satan. I have written about in the past, that Islam just may be a part of the One World Religion that will be advanced by the false prophet.
Even now, the Pope in Rome seeks to brings all religions back to the "mother church", and it includes even Islam. Anyone who watches the news reports, sees this pope wooing the religions of this world to unite with the religion of Catholicism. The pope is most attentive to the religion of Islam by many appearances even in their mosque, as her numbers rival that of Catholicism. And what will she be called?
CHRISLAM, THE ONE WORLD RELIGION.
Will Islam be absorbed by Catholicism in the coming New World Order that is being constructed even as I type? Here in America, the word is that all religions point to the God in Heaven. I have read many statement by the Pope and Evangelical ministers that propose a Prosperity Gospel, that we must unite as a common religion. Words cannot fully describe the intent of this apostate religion that seeks to bring men and women who do not have Jesus Christ as Lord of their lives, into one common religion, as a video that proves what we say is truth. This short video will support that fact.
In this video, the words of this pope will make any Christian's hair stand on end, as we hear that all avenues lead to God, and that Jesus Christ is not necessary, as the words of the pontiff has so blasphemously spoken to those who wish to have their ears tickled.
"I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.
3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."(2nd Timothy 4:1-4)
THE ANTI-CHRIST IS ALIVE AND WAITING TO TAKE OVER
All who will believe the lies of this coming NWO and the concept of uniting all religions as one, will be like this lady at the beginning of this message, who believes that Islam is a religion of peace. They will be deceived and believe a lie. Islam and Christianity, as noted are not compatible by any stretch of the imagination, or of those who try and convince you otherwise. I warn all who would be wooed by this false prophet, that speaks of uniting all religions to not follow any religion, but to follow Jesus Christ and His written Word.
The world is growing ripe for a coming New World Order and the indoctrination of a coming One World Religion. If we look around us, we can see the forces of evil growing stronger by the day, and the pieces of this puzzle being put into place.
I SOUND THE WARNING
Why do I warn of this coming deception? We are not looking for the Anti-Christ, but his soon appearance heralds the coming of our Lord Jesus even sooner than anyone even thinks who will appear for His Church in what I have been speaking of for years. The HARPAZO or the snatching away of the Church is close at hand. Time is running out for those who see apostasy being fulfilled, and have but a short time to choose who they will serve. Will they believe and serve the Lord of Glory, Jesus the Son of God, or will they fall for the lies that have been spoken of by this new false prophet?
"Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,
2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.
3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God." (2nd Thessalonians 2:1-4)
We are in the middle of the Great Apostasy, and the man of sin is about to be revealed, but that Day will come, when the Lord Jesus will come for His Church, and the man will then be revealed.
7, 'For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
8,And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:
9, Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders," (2nd Thessalonians 2:7-9)
Those who are deceived and believe the lie that is coming, will be susceptible to believing the lie of Chrislam and worship a "false christ' who leads the world into destruction.
As scripture clearly points out that when the man of sin is revealed, then all who live on this planet, who have not been taken by Jesus as His Holy Bride, will experience strong delusions that will damn many of them to a devil's hell.
10 "And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness."( 2nd Thessalonians 2:10-12)
If you miss the coming of our Lord Jesus for His church, your ability to be saved went down exponentially, as all who on earth that have pleasure in unrighteousness will abound in that horrific time known as Jacob's Trouble, or the Tribulation and the Great Tribulation, both 3.5 years each.
But if you are some of those who are actually saved during this time, your existence will be full of sorrow and having to stay one step ahead of the murdering hit-men and soldiers of the Anti-Christ army, who will destroy all who will not take the mark of the Beast. To take this mark will be those who are eternally doomed to the Lake of Fire.
9 "And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name." (Revelation 14:9-11)
As we move to the end of this age, the Age of Grace also called the Church Age, do not be confused that all roads lead to God. No denomination can guarantee you the promise of glory that will be found in us. Only through Jesus Christ will a man or woman be able to stand before our Lord and God our Father.
28 "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified." (Romans 8:28-30)
CONCLUSION OF THE COMPARISON
More to the point of this message, don't be confused when comparing true Biblical Christianity with the cults of this world. Islam is what I warn all who will have ears to listen. Islam claims that their god, "allah", is the same as the True God of the Bible, Jehovah or Yahweh. One is a god of war, murder, pillaging and pedophilia, while the True God is a God of love, grace and mercy, not willing that any should perish.
I pray for this confused young lady who thinks that Islam has anything in common with the worship of the Living God found in your Bible. I pray for all who may be led astray with the unity of religions into one and coming back to the "mother church" . Stay true to the God of the Bible and if you don't know Him, let me introduce you to my Lord Jesus, my soon coming King of kings, and Lord of lords.
"For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its savior." (John 3:16-17)
Believe in your heart and soul who Jesus really is and by believing confess to God and others your belief in the Son of God. God will honor that confession and come into your heart and life by that confession and repenting of your sinful nature.
9 "If you declare with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved" (Romans 10;9-10)
Be reconciled to God the Father, through Jesus Christ our Lord, or be subject to the delusions that will deceive many into the fires of hell, and ultimately the Lake of Fire. Time is growing short to make that decision for Jesus Christ. Today is the day that God is calling to you.
"We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)" (2nd Corinthians 6:1-2)
This is Pastor Mike Taylor, praying you make that decision for Christ right now. If you need prayer, counseling, or just a listening ear then email me [email protected] , God bless you all.
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