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Matthew 7

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Submitted by Truth-Teller (United Kingdom), Oct 4, 2007 at 03:09

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles?
So, every sound tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears evil fruit.
A sound tree cannot bear evil fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Thus you will know them by their fruits.
"Not every one who says to me, `Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
On that day many will say to me, `Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?'
And then will I declare to them, `I never knew you; depart from me, you evildoers.'
"Every one then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock;
and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.
And every one who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;
and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." And when Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching,
for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes." [Matthew ch7 v15-29]

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One of the clearest and most unambiguous verses in the Bible from the Gospel of St Matthew.

(1) "You will know them by their fruits...every sound tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears evil fruit...a sound tree cannot bear evil fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit". The proof of the pudding is in the eating.... when we look at the issue in context (as would be expected over the last 2,000 years) it is surely the so-called Christians who have run riot over the globe, proselytising, committing genocide, warmongering and creating mischief and dis-harmony. Do the body count.

(2) "a sound tree cannot bear evil fruit" it is exactly for this reason that the attempts to create a civil war in Iraq are failing so badly. No Muslim believes that any other Muslim would EVER bomb a mosque - mosques are universal to all 'sects' of Islam they are Bayt-Allah (the House of Allah). There is no more sound tree than Islam - the book is the unadulterated word of Allah; the chain of Holy Prophets is completed; the picture is whole.

(3) "you will know them by their fruits" Who is killing millions of innocents? Who is invading innocent countries? Who drops atomic weapons and divides up regions of the world? Who invaded the Americas, Australia and Africa wiping out the indigenous populations? Who creates flawed evidence and false pretexts for pre-emptive strikes, who is creating 'shock and awe' who is funding tin pot dictators and funding genocidal maniacs in Africa, who is funding the Zionist plan, IDF terrorism, who supports the secretive societies? Who spilt the most blood and told the most lies? Who created 24 hr gambling, allows adultery, rewards cheats and liars, has the biggest number of alcoholics, drug addicts, sexual predators and paedophiles in the history of God's Earth? You will know them by their fruits.

(4) "On that day many will say to me, `Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?' And then will I declare to them, `I never knew you; depart from me, you evildoers." If this is not Jesus rebuking and refusing the evangelists and the Christ worshippers then what is it?

(5) "Every one then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock; and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock" Muslims follow the teachings of the Holy Prophets which has been completed by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (pbuh). Jesus forbade swine flesh, alcohol, adultery, disbelief, he fasted a month a year, he called God Allaha, he prayed prostrate on his knees, Christian women are meant to wear headscarves... who does this, who truly follows? Who now is being persecuted the world over and all the while unfaltering in their belief... the Muslims have their religion founded on ROCK, on the bedrock of Abraham and that of ALL the Prophets. No paganism, no Greco-roman mysticism and no compromises.

(6) "And every one who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house upon the sand" And who does NOT follow the teachings of Christ? Who does not turn the other cheek, who kills indiscriminately, who is completely unchristian? Who eats swine, drinks alcohol openly, worships false Gods and modern day 'idols' and continues to propagate every value Christ condemned.... the Christians of course!

The Gospel of St. Matthew... not a bad read.

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