Mosques Really Need More Unity

My dear Muslims, Rumi would be so sad today…to see so much separation.

Islam really is a beautiful religion, but the traditions are outdated in many ways.

I went to a mosque the other day for my father in law to pray as it is part of the services of funerals. I expected it to be a beautiful experience.

But unfortunately it was not. I understand why they separate women and men, while bending down on the ground praying, almost doing sun salutations.

But as someone with a unity consciousness it was very hard for me to be there. In both mosques I went to that day, women were high up above men in a totally separate balcony behind a glass box or railing.

Women were not part of the sermon at all it seemed, we were so far away. Men shook hands down below and even hugged being very close to the imam. Women were forced to be with one another only and it was not the same feeling as the men for some reason. No handshakes or happy brotherly hugs.

How sad. My husband was down below me on the ground and I could not even be with him praying with him as husband and wife, as it is done in the Christian churches.

I am sorry to say, but that has got to end. It’s too separating for those who do not hold a perverted thought in their mind. It does make women feel like second class citizens.

I know in my heart the makers of the mosque thought it would be good for women to have a separate experience than men and to talk to one another only providing privacy, but it really does take the Unity out of the religion and makes it about sex and gender.

It’s very sad to see. I hope for the future of Islam, and all religions for that manner, that old customs and traditions will fall away and all that is left is some of the beautiful teachings.

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Why I Am Against the Full Burqa Veil As A Muslim

Quran 2:7 Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment.

In the Quran, the word “veil” is symbolic for ignorance and darkness. Wearing a full black dark veil covering the “vision” to me symbolizes this very nature of being in the dark and ignorant of the unity and higher spiritual wisdom given in the Quran.

Many of these women wearing the full veil, may not themselves be ignorant and actually be very spiritual, but to have a full black veil on is to be a walking example of the “veil” Allah will put over people as a symbolism for their denial of the truth, and so they remain in darkness until their realizations.

I understand it is part of the custom and traditions of a particular muslim country, mostly in Saudi Arabia, or Iran you will see this form of dress, but it is not the normal look for Muslim women and it was not always part of tradition, but came about later on in a political change to a more austere form of governance and spiritual control of the people.

I really truly hope, these woman and men who support the black veil actually reflects on the usage of “veil” in the Quran to have deep spiritual significance to ignorance and spiritual darkness.

The Niqab is a bit different in that it shows a bit of the eyes, but the Burqa fully covers the face as a veil over the vision…as the Quran warns about.

Why would anyone feel this gets them closer to God, when Allah in the Quran speaks of the veil as needing to be removed in order to have Clear Sight of the Signs and messages for Life itself?

 

 

Why Did I Become a Muslim.

Perhaps this is only information for me to keep to myself. But seeing the way the world is the way it is, I feel it is our intentions on revealing the truth that will lead us out of the lies and illusions of this world.

Many times I ask myself deeply, why do I even label myself as a muslim?  I after all, am not ethnically from this region of the Middle East, Africa, or Asia where Islam spread to originally. I am as Northern European as one can get with Celtic druids in my ancestry.

So, WHY am I a muslim today? Because it simply means “submitter to God, or servant”. A long time ago when I learned who Jesus was and his immense character and sense of morality, I made it my point to become like him. As best as I can. Jesus was on another level as an advanced soul who awakened to his duty. I am just…well, me.

However, I am on the Light side of reality and truth. I made my choice to be in service to others, not just myself. I fight for freedom and justice through my words. I would never don a sword, since I am a little petite thing. But my soul is a warrior soul, nobody can take my sense of freedom or spirit away from deep inside, and I stick up for others who need help. I chose a long time ago to be on the right side of truth, beauty, freedom, peace, and love. I work hard to promote unity and peace, and good will towards others. I am not Jesus nor anyone like him, but I am a good soul that made a choice a long time ago to be in service to others.

Spiritually, mentally, emotionally, I have existed only to help myself and others evolve to a place of more peaceful ways. Now-that being my history of what I have done with my life. Now you can get a clearer understanding of who I am as a person, and why I may see Islam this way. It is because I choose the path of Light, not Darkness. And everything I see has a potential for goodness since it comes from the Source of God, which is good to me.

Some have called me a “goody two shoes” when I was younger. I was innocent and naive about the world around me. My dad lovingly told me I float above earth with my head in the clouds and not on the ground. How right he is. Because to me, above earth is closer to God and I have always wanted that. I will do anything in my power to help others and end their sufferings.

Back to the meaning of being a muslim:

Quran 3:52 But when Jesus felt [persistence in] disbelief from them, he said, “Who are my supporters for [the cause of] Allah ?” The disciples said,” We are supporters for Allah . We have believed in Allah and testify that we are Muslims [submitting to Him].

Here we can see that Jesus who also was a submitter to God (otherwise known as Allah throughout the Quran, which means singular version of Creator), is asking those around him who believes in all he says about God. The disciples or men who followed to learn his ways said they are “muslims” because they too submit  to giving up their base human desires, like Jesus did.

In arabic the meaning of “muslim” is a group of words. It is not a religion. It is not a separate select set of people.  It is the umbrella term for anyone who is GOOD and wishes to do GOOD towards others and who will experience Heaven.

Here Moses said….

Quran 10: 90 And We took the Children of Israel across the sea, and Pharaoh and his soldiers pursued them in tyranny and enmity until, when drowning overtook him, he said, “I believe that there is no deity except that in whom the Children of Israel believe, and I am of the Muslims.”

So do you see? Jews too can be “muslim” because they are submitters to God. To me it is ONE beautiful term to call myself, that isn’t a group of words such as “servant to God”. This word servant has a bad meaning attached to it, and so does the word “God”. Therefore to me, a muslim is a general term of a specific person who chooses a certain path towards being good towards others, as well as the self.

So yes, I am a muslim. Islam is not a religion originally, it was supposed to be  a way of life and how you carried yourself with integrity and modesty, for ALL mankind. Too bad all things have a potential to become manipulated in the wrong hands and today “muslim” holds other strange and alien meanings.

The other reason, why I chose Islam as my path towards truth is because I followed the “white rabbit” down the hole into the dark history of our country and desires for money and resources-or at the very least to remain on top.

After 9/11, I was a blank slate in my understanding of the wars in the Middle East, but as soon as I heard George Bush say ,” they hate us for our freedom”, this is where a red flag went up in my mind. As I have always been interested in world religions, I bought a Quran, and you know what I found out?

God’s guidance in the Quran to Muhammad is for humans to be free and un-oppressed in spirit and physicality! So how in the world could Muslim truly hate others for their freedom when freedom is the basis of our human rights given to us?!

Muhammad is instructed in fact to build an army to ward off and defend against those warring people that wish to take away the freedom of others and control them.

I have always been a truth seeker, and have an acute intuition when lies are being told by those in charge. After I discovered that so many lies about the Quran are pushed in the media, it made me see the Quran as the truth desperately trying to scream out to humans.

And I heard it’s call.

Now. Let’s be clear. The Quran is written in 600 AD and much is about the laws, customs, and events of that time.  But the universal truths found inside the Quran as in:

2:11o And be steadfast in prayer and regular in charity: And whatever good ye send forth for your souls before you, ye shall find it with Allah: for Allah sees Well all that ye do.

2:115 To Allah belong the east and the West: Whithersoever ye turn, there is the presence of Allah. For Allah is all-Pervading, all-Knowing.

2:148 To each is a goal to which Allah turns him; then strive together (as in a race) Towards all that is good. Wheresoever ye are, Allah will bring you Together. For Allah Hath power over all things.

2:164 Behold! in the creation of the heavens and the earth; in the alternation of the night and the day; in the sailing of the ships through the ocean for the profit of mankind; in the rain which Allah Sends down from the skies, and the life which He gives therewith to an earth that is dead; in the beasts of all kinds that He scatters through the earth; in the change of the winds, and the clouds which they Trail like their slaves between the sky and the earth;- (Here) indeed are Signs for a people that are wise.

2:177 It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces Towards east or West; but it is righteousness- to believe in Allah and the Last Day, and the Angels, and the Book, and the Messengers; to spend of your substance, out of love for Him, for your kin, for orphans, for the needy, for the wayfarer, for those who ask, and for the ransom of slaves; to be steadfast in prayer, and practice regular charity; to fulfil the contracts which ye have made; and to be firm and patient, in pain (or suffering) and adversity, and throughout all periods of panic. Such are the people of truth, the Allah-fearing.

2:179 In the Law of Equality there is (saving of) Life to you, o ye men of understanding; that ye may restrain yourselves.

2:190 Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress limits; for Allah loveth not transgressors.

2:212 The life of this world is alluring to those who reject faith, and they scoff at those who believe. But the righteous will be above them on the Day of Resurrection; for Allah bestows His abundance without measure on whom He will.

3:103 And hold fast, all together, by the rope which Allah (stretches out for you), and be not divided among yourselves; and remember with gratitude Allah’s favour on you; for ye were enemies and He joined your hearts in love, so that by His Grace, ye became brethren; and ye were on the brink of the pit of Fire, and He saved you from it. Thus doth Allah make His Signs clear to you: That ye may be guided.

3:134 Those who spend (freely), whether in prosperity, or in adversity; who restrain anger, and pardon (all) men;- for Allah loves those who do good.

5:13But because of their breach of their covenant, We cursed them, and made their hearts grow hard; they change the words from their (right) places and forget a good part of the message that was sent them, nor wilt thou cease to find them- barring a few – ever bent on (new) deceits: but forgive them, and overlook (their misdeeds): for Allah loveth those who are kind.

5:42..If thou judge, judge in equity between them. For Allah loveth those who judge in equity.

7:189 It is He Who created you from a single person, and made his mate of like nature, in order that he might dwell with her (in love). When they are united, she bears a light burden and carries it about (unnoticed). When she grows heavy, they both pray to Allah their Lord, (saying): “If Thou givest us a goodly child, we vow we shall (ever) be grateful.”

11:90 Shuiab said “But ask forgiveness of your Lord, and turn unto Him (in repentance): For my Lord is indeed full of mercy and loving-kindness.”

19:96 On those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, will (Allah) Most Gracious bestow love.

50:7-8 And the earth- We have spread it out, and set thereon mountains standing firm, and produced therein every kind of beautiful growth (in pairs)-To be observed and commemorated by every devotee turning (to Allah).

89:24-30 He will say: “Ah! Would that I had sent forth (good deeds) for (this) my (Future) Life!” For, that Day, His Chastisement will be such as none (else) can inflict, And His bonds will be such as none (other) can bind. (To the righteous soul will be said:) “O (thou) soul, in (complete) rest and satisfaction! “Come back thou to thy Lord,- well pleased (thyself), and well-pleasing unto Him! “Enter thou, then, among My devotees! “Yea, enter thou My Heaven!

2:62 Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans [before Prophet Muhammad] – those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness – will have their reward with their Lord, and no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.

6:61 And He is the subjugator over His servants, and He sends over you guardian-angels until, when death comes to one of you, Our messengers take him, and they do not fail [in their duties].

16:32 The ones whom the angels take in death, [being] good and pure; [the angels] will say, “Peace be upon you. Enter Paradise for what you used to do.”

16:49 And to Allah prostrates whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth of creatures, and the angels[as well], and they are not arrogant.

25:25 And [mention] the Day when the heaven will split open with [emerging] clouds, and the angels will be sent down in successive descent.

75:22-23 Some faces, that Day, will beam in brightness and beauty…Looking at their Lord.

33:43 It is He who confers blessing upon you, and His angels, that He may bring you out from darknesses into the light. And ever is He, to the believers, Merciful.

2:25 And give good tidings to those who believe and do righteous deeds that they will have gardens [in Paradise] beneath which rivers flow. Whenever they are provided with a provision of fruit therefrom, they will say, “This is what we were provided with before.” And it is given to them in likeness. And they will have therein purified companions, and they will abide therein eternally.

18:31 As for such, theirs will be Gardens of Eden, wherein rivers flow beneath them; therein they will be given armlets of gold and will wear green robes of finest silk and gold embroidery, reclining upon throne therein. Blest the reward, and fair the resting-place!

109:6 Say, “For you is your religion, and for me is my religion.”

5:119 Allah will say, “This is the Day when the truthful will benefit from their truthfulness.” For them are gardens [in Paradise] beneath which rivers flow, wherein they will abide forever, Allah being pleased with them, and they with Him. That is the great attainment.

21:104 The Day when We will fold the heaven like the folding of a [written] sheet for the records. As We began the first creation, We will repeat it. [That is] a promise binding upon Us. Indeed, We will do it.

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All of those universal truths of being good and receiving a good reality here and the hereafter, in combination with the lies of the media is what made me search further for the truth.

Because of Quran verse 2:62:

Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans [before Prophet Muhammad] – those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness – will have their reward with their Lord, and no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.

I do see us all having different names or definitions to call ourselves regarding the language and upbringing. You can be a Christian, you can be a Jew. You can be a Hindu. You can be a Buddhist. You can even be an agnostic. Although, I am aware of good and kind atheists, the very nature of denying God’s earlier messages and calling them fairytales-don’t truly help others, except throwing us further into separation and confusion.

What you can not be in order to be a muslim, is a rebel to God and a spreader of destruction and chaos on earth. Those people are in service to altogether another force alienated from God-Satan.

Whether I am a servant to God, a student of Buddha’s, a disciple of Jesus, or a helper of Krishna on earth, my ego is all doing one thing:

Being in submission to Good and this, my friends, is why I took in the beautiful arabic word, “muslim”. In serving others, you ultimately serve God.

 

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What Islam Teaches About Interfaith Relationship/Marriages

I got an email from someone who watches my channel on youtube, and this is my response to help them reach a point of bringing more unity into their life:

Salam,

My name is Shayan and I came to know you from your youtube channel. I found your videos very interesting about interpretation of Quran. I wanted to ask what exactly does Quran say about marrying a christian women. Are muslim men allowed to do that? I myself believe that it is allowed but i also heard some saying only allowed in muslim majority society or it is mukrooh (something not preferable).
I live in Europe and fell in love with christian girl. I wanted to marry her and was trying to convince my parents back in Pakistan. My dad didn’t want this to happen because he had the fear about the religion of kids from our family. Anyways later that girl broke up with me. And I believe religion played the part as well. My heart was really broken that how religion can affect our lives. But I really wanna know what exactly does Quran say about marriage with non-muslims.

My Response:

Authentic love is never a sin and you should show your parents the verse about how Christians are our brothers and sisters under God:

5:82
You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah ; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those who say, “We are Christians.” That is because among them are priests and monks and because they are not arrogant.

*side note to 5:82-historically in context the “Jews” were the pharisees and elders that were against any non-Jews and called them goyim based on the Talmud Oral Law. Not the Jews of today who still follow Moses’s teachings to be good. 

2:62
Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans [before Prophet Muhammad] – those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness – will have their reward with their Lord, and no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.

As long as a Christian follows Jesus’s teachings and does not take the church as their God, or Jesus as a separate God….I would say your views in life match up and children can be raised in a spiritually clear household.

It would be important for her to accept Muhammad as also a prophet or a servant to God that helped spread the message to the Arab nation, as Jesus spread it to the Hebrews. If she did not and really disagreed with Islam being a true religion or whatever some Christians may think-it could cause issues later on in life.

I am getting married now to a Muslim man, like me, but I dated different religions. It can work….but the overall idea of respect towards all faiths needs to be in place. She needs to ultimately see Islam from the same God, and you need to see Christianity from the same God. Then the relationship can work and God can approve of your happiness, without a bad reflection upon it.

If she agrees that Islam is a true religion and she has her path, and you have yours then let your parents know that this is a mutually respective interfaith relationship and God would most certainly approve. Because remember Islam was to unite people together what was divided by the church and leaders of religion at that time.

Thanks for watching my videos, and let me know what happens…I am rooting for you!

Salam,
IndigoVoice82

 

I post this to my blog in order to help anyone else who may be questioning this about Islam. Remember, a believer should marry a believer, and a Christian is another believer in God.

 

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Why Do We Still Use the Moon and Star In Islam? Maybe We Shouldn’t.

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Take a look at the above image and I am sure you have heard the idea before that Allah is the moon god that Muslims pray to. But this is completely false and the Quran even warns people of Mecca who were pagans (before Islam) to NOT pray to the sun, moon and stars. The Quran reveals that Allah, the Arabic word of God, is something BEYOND the celestial bodies and created ALL that you see.

2:189

They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the new moons. Say, “They are measurements of time for the people and for Hajj.” And it is not righteousness to enter houses from the back, but righteousness is [in] one who fears Allah. And enter houses from their doors. And fear Allah that you may succeed.

This very line means that IF any one worships the moon or considers it more than a tool of measurement than it is as if they are concealing themselves from God and entering faith from the back door. It is a false faith and it not guided in truth.

6:74

And when he saw the moon rising, he said, “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said, “Unless my Lord guides me, I will surely be among the people gone astray.”

This line is Abraham noticing that the moon rises and sets, and God is this constant force, so the moon could never possibly be the God of Abraham. Also, science has revealed we have more than one moon, and more than one sun in our known universe. So easily God could not be ONE idea if it was a sun or moon.

Something that has bothered me a bit ever since I followed a path of Islam is the idea that Muslim states use a symbol to symbolize the religion.  Being interested in history I decided to do a little investigation into this symbolism of where it really came from since NEVER in the Quran is there any indication that the moon and star should symbolize Islam and faith of the Muslim world.

I discovered that the star and moon symbol did indeed belong to a pre-Islam people that worshiped the moon god Ur, and a few others. It also could have been for Diana who was the goddess of the moon in Ancient Greece. This moon and star was the pagan representation of this deity that they believed controlled the moon and stars. “Allah” a word that is more of an expression or adjective in Arabic can be used to describe an all seeing source. It is the word that Muhammad was given in the Quran when Gabriel related everything in Arabic for this particular era of the message from God. God is a word that is difficult to convey in meaning, but for communication purposes “Allah” was the word chosen to describe the One God that Abraham believed in with the Christians. Remember, Arabs in the Middle East did not speak English back then, but the word Allah conveyed the same meaning to others of faith.

Historically, there is NO evidence that Muslims during Muhammad’s time ever used a symbol to convey Islam. As there are no images used to symbolize God there should be none to symbolize faith. It was not needed and in my opinion still isn’t. I don’t use the symbol at all because I believe in only represents the Ottoman Turk Empire.

The Ottoman Turk Empire which was founded in 1229 AD was growing to be a large militant force.  The symbol of the moon and star became affiliated with the Muslim world as the flag was used to show conquest on certain land territory. Keep in mind this was about 629 years after Islam was re-established in the Middle East. “When the Turks conquered Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1453, they adopted the city’s existing flag and symbol that we see today. Legend holds that the founder of the Ottoman Empire, Osman, had a dream in which the crescent moon stretched from one end of the earth to the other. Taking this as a good omen, he chose to keep the crescent and make it the symbol of his dynasty.” http://islam.about.com/od/history/a/crescent_moon.htm

Now, I am no one to judge, but as a Muslim, this symbol to me does not represent Islam. It represents Osman’s dynasty and the Ottoman Empire and if he wanted to make it the symbol of his nation as a proud moment in time-that’s his business, not mine.

It may be a good idea down the road to get back to the source of the Quran and to be rid of all symbols for Islam. Islam is a way of life, a path towards God and oneness with other monotheistic faiths. It is supposed to be free of symbols and labels. It’s very confusing today for a Jew or Christian to relate to Islam because of this moon and star. There is much Islam needs to get back to in order to stay focused on the original intent of the revelations for mankind.

I even get frustrated because wordpress will not let me use small “m”s when writing the word “Muslim”.  Because even though it is used as  a religious label to define a person’s belief, it reads as an adjective in the Quran.

3:84

Say, “We have believed in Allah and in what was revealed to us and what was revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Descendants, and in what was given to Moses and Jesus and to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [submitting] to Him.”

 

For unification purposes and our duty as muslims to help unite the faiths together in love and understanding, let’s not use the symbol. What do you say?

MLK Was a Servant of God: A Muslim’s Perspective

Martin Luther King jr. wasn’t perfect. He had some blemishes in his personal life, but when the Quran says that God will take account of the good and bad of what a person does, I am sure MLK’s good far outweighs the bad.

As a muslim, I consider him my Christian brother under the same God. He didn’t seek to persecute or divide people. He actually tried to unite was has been broken and corrupted by those in charge. He brought people of all color and faiths together of good people who were tired of the injustice in the world.

He taught the African Americans of America to rise above the white’s hate and misguided racism. And now today so many people are the better for it. He followed a calling from above to bring people together in love and peace, and this is the tenants of Islam.

He spoke about unequal wealth distribution towards others just as the Quran teaches that is so wrong of the people in charge and what Muhammad must publicly address.

2:195

And spend in the way of Allah and do not throw [yourselves] with your [own] hands into destruction [by refraining]. And do good; indeed, Allah loves the doers of good.

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MLK also brought the idea of how inaction is a choice and God judges upon that, cause when something is happening to others and you remain neutral you are allowing something to happen and therefore not being a good person that God wants you to.

3:144

Muhammad is not but a messenger. [Other] messengers have passed on before him. So if he was to die or be killed, would you turn back on your heels [to unbelief]? And he who turns back on his heels will never harm Allah at all; but Allah will reward the grateful.

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He also showed the willingness to be a submitter to God, otherwise known in Arabic as a “muslim” and was able to serve the higher good. He also understood that EVERYONE can make the choice to serve and submit to God and create peace and spread love around this world.

2:128

Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation [in submission] to You. And show us our rites and accept our repentance. Indeed, You are the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful.

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Yes…as a muslim, there is no doubt in my mind that this man lies with the angels now. He was our Christian brother, fellow muslims. I hope we take a moment to remember his words and his service, to stop and think about the violence and injustice that is happening to so many others today, that this man died to bring awareness towards. Just as so many other human messengers of God have.

Free Will and the Choice to Be Ignorant.

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I saw this on facebook and all it did was make me sad. The unsuspecting person who doesn’t care much about the truth, may take this as the truth. I know it was shared in jest by a friend on facebook. But I realized  that it is very inaccurate and not only rude, it’s plain false and the wrong interpretation. I will show both the Quran and the Bible’s side to show just how dangerously wrong this meme is.

Let me show you the truth of the Quran:

Quran 2: 190-192

190. And fight in the cause of God those who fight you, but do not commit aggression; God does not love the aggressors.

191. And kill them wherever you overtake them, and expel them from where they had expelled you. Oppression is more serious than murder. But do not fight them at the Sacred Mosque, unless they fight you there. If they fight you, then kill them. Such is the retribution of the disbelievers.

192. But if they cease, then God is Forgiving and Merciful.

These lines above DO NOT talk about Christians at all. They are talking about the  pagan Mecca tribes that were attacking the muslims that were growing and spreading Islam, because belief in one God was paramount to stopping the polytheist religious worships that were dividing the nation apart and permitting immorality such as child sacrifice. In order to get this information that I have, you have to look at what is happening in 600AD at this time in the Middle East. 

Quran 4:154-156

154. And We raised the Mount above them in accordance with their covenant, and We said to them, “Enter the gate humbly”, and We said to them, “Do not violate the Sabbath”, and We received from them a solemn pledge.

155. But for their violation of their covenant, and their denial of God’s revelations, and their killing of the prophets unjustly, and their saying, “Our minds are closed.” In fact, God has sealed them for their disbelief, so they do not believe, except for a few.

156. And for their faithlessness, and their saying against Mary a monstrous slander.

Guess what? This is obviously talking about the Jews who killed the messengers and violated the rules that Moses established. The pharisees were the ones who arrested Jesus and also slandered Mary’s name calling her terrible things all to make themselves more powerful at the time and to make Jesus seem less in influence to others. We know this in History that some Jews followed Moses’s commandments and some others started to worship the Golden Calf. There are witness accounts of the Mount Sinai being raised above the Hebrews as a promise from God to say they will be destroyed if they stray once again. Once again-NOT talking about Christians. 

Shall I go on?

Quran 3:110

 You are the best community that ever emerged for humanity: you advocate what is moral, and forbid what is immoral, and believe in God. Had the People of the Scripture believed, it would have been better for them. Among them are the believers, but most of them are sinners.

Looking at the lines and then this meme it does not say Muhammad called Christians “dirty losers”. It actually says that during this new era of 600s AD, the peaceful muslims worshipping one God, WITHOUT a church structure and priesthood are the untainted people of the time. They are the new chosen ones to help spread the messages of the “scripture” before the revelations of the Quran. Since the Quran is only in the third chapter at this line, it obviously means that the previous scripture is the original gospel known as the Bible that was the wisdom given to Jesus and his disciples. 

Unfortunately like in every religion, there are people who say they believe in God and the words given to them, but they are sinners. These lines are not saying Christians are dirty losers, it is saying corruption and manipulation within the church structure now will make muslims be more discerning of who are their true brothers and sisters or who will back stab them not understanding that Islam will lead the Christians, Jews and Muslims towards peace just as it says in 2:62 of the Quran.

Quran 2:62

Those who believe, and those who are Jewish, and the Christians, and the Sabeans-any who believe in God and the Last Day, and act righteously-will have their reward with their Lord; they have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.

The next line to take a look at on this meme suggesting the Quran is calling Christians dirty losers is:

2:121

Those to whom We have given the Scripture follow it, as it ought to be followed-these believe in it. But as for those who reject it-these are the losers.

This line talks about the people who do not follow the Bible and the words of God, are the losers of Heaven. If they are rejecting God after given the scripture through Jesus and the disciples, then these are the people who reject God-definitely NOT Christians.

Let’s take a look at the Christian side now of the meme:

Duet 13:6-10

If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, “Let us go and worship other gods” (gods that neither you nor your ancestors have known, gods of the peoples around you, whether near or far, from one end of the land to the other),do not yield to them or listen to them. Show them no pity. Do not spare them or shield them. You must certainly put them to death. Your hand must be the first in putting them to death, and then the hands of all the people. Stone them to death, because they tried to turn you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

This is speaking about  stoning the pagans like the Ancient Greeks, and Egyptians because of the religious oppression that they put on the Christians and other monotheists, not the Arab Muslims at all. 

Revelation 2:16

15‘So you also have some who in the same way hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans.16‘Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth. 17He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.’

I don’t see any part in this verse saying Muslims are going to burn in hell. The name “Nicolaitans” is derived from the Greek word nikolaos, a compound of the words nikos and laos. The wordnikos is the Greek word that means to conquer or to subdue. The word laos is the Greek word for the people. It is also where we get the word laity. When these two words are compounded into one, they form the name Nicolas, which literally means one who conquers and subdues the people. It seems to suggest that the Nicolaitans were somehow conquering and subduing the people. So they were Greeks, not Arab muslims.

Matthew 15:26

25But she came and began to bow down before Him, saying, “Lord, help me!” 26And He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”27But she said, “Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.”…

Obviously this is talking about actual DOGS, not at all muslims, or even other human beings. This is because Jesus was trying to teach that although animals are special beings, food for your children should never be given to animals over a human. 

 

So do you see how damaging this ONE meme is to the mind and soul? There are many tests around the internet like this today. They are mirrors for your own soul to understand where you are and for God to look at. If you take something at face value without researching further to seek the truth, then that is a choice.

We are so smart these days. Technology gives us knowledge at the tips of our fingers today. It is important to discern where you get your info. There are religious texts all over the web in many different languages. If you want to check my references then go here:

http://www.clearquran.com.

http://biblehub.com/revelation/2-16.htm

 

But PLEASE realize that your free will has to do with also making the choice to use the God given mind you were given and not follow people blindly astray into hate and division.

It’s your choice to remain in the dark or come into the light.