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Reader comment on item: Pope Benedict XVI and the Koran
in response to reader comment: few words for Dillah (United States)

Submitted by Mohammad Waqas (United States), Jan 22, 2008 at 04:16

Mohammad Waqas - you say....

"the only verse you talked about is related to the battle field where God commands the muslims that when they are in war with those who are destroying peace in the world and wants to kill you"

I say....

There are a lot of verses in the Koran that preach violence:

004.101 When ye travel - through the earth, there is no blame on you if ye shorten your prayers, for fear "'the unbelievers"' May attack you: For "'the Unbelievers"' are unto you open enemies.

005.051 O ye who believe! take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors: They are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them for friendship is of them. Verily Allah guideth not a people unjust.

009.029 Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, even if they are of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

008.067 It is not fitting for a prophet that he should have prisoners of war [slay them first] until he hath thoroughly subdued the land. {Treason in all non-Muslim nations

033.061 They shall have a curse on them: whenever they are found, they shall be seized and slain without mercy. {Genocidal teaching - no matter how you look at it!

004.095 Not equal are those believers who sit at home and receive no hurt, and those who strive and fight in the cause of Allah with their goods and their persons... those who strive and fight hath He distinguished above those who sit at home by a special reward.

002.216 Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing [war] which is good for you and that ye love a thing [peace] which is bad for you?

004.104 And slacken not in following up the enemy: If ye are suffering hardships, they are suffering similar hardships.

047.004 Therefore, when ye meet "'the Unbelievers"' in fight, smite at their necks. Behead them! and the Muslims are commanded to initiate the fight} 002.216 - 009.039 - throughout the earth} 004.101 - 004.100

I could go on and on with these verses Mohammad Waqas - but what would be the point? If even just a very small amount of the Koran incites violence - then violence is what to expect from the young who are taught these teachings. We reap what we sow.

The challenge is this:

Present the same amount of New Testament [Sole Supreme Authority of Christianity] Scriptures that teach the young to be violent with each other. [You can't - there aren't any]

Mankind will ALWAYS look for God. No athiest can ever stop that from happening. And because mankind will ALWAYS look for God - the best foundation for the sake of all of makind - is to feed the young Peaceful teachings:

Rom 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if [there be] any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, - -

Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. { { { Th Koran does not teach this Mohammad Waqas

We reap what we sow. Peace or war. It is a choice for all of mankind.

Submitting....

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