Then Moses Might Say "I'll Take Mine with Milk and Honey."
Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Nov 17, 2009 at 14:53
Having read the ideology of DANIEL REDMOND from so many times before, and understanding his perspective from an 'atheistic' point of view, from my 'Christian' of view, there is this wonder at the reasoning one must go through to dismiss all the historical and practical knowledge, not merely of that which is intrinsic to the American way of life, but of the ancients to this time. Had the American founders followed an ideology similar to the premise asserted by Mr. Redmond, our republic would have been formed more to the circumstances of another mentality, and possibly we would be speaking French to associate ourselves with Robespierre and his version of a republic. But in spite of the relations we had with the French, the course originally charted by the founding leaders of the American Revolution came when they saw the handwriting on the wall regarding the frailties of a sinful humanity, and the Scriptures that guided them to the beginnings of our national heritage.
It is that heritage under which Thomas Jefferson took America to battle against the Moors during America's formative years, likely the cause for his possessing a Quran, to understand the mentality of an enemy that took to raiding from Africa's coast, much like the Somali's today.
To be sure, Christianity took a hit in the early eighteen hundreds when a misinterpretation of the Holy Bible caused a falling away of peripheral 'Christians', those of whom one could say that their faith was weak or non-existent. Then the Adversary could introduce new cultist fashions into the mainstream religious circles and new heresies could take hold, as they found their different ways into the mentalities of the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln became a full Christian during that time, and we see the legacy of that, in his abolition of slavery and his sacrifice for true freedom for all. But there was Darwin also, and Christianity took a back seat to the scientific reasoning's of myriads of modern thinkers.
Does true Christianity lose its truth under the onslaught of such philosophical ambitions? Not really, though one wonders as we continue into the twenty-first century how society will deal with such things as Islam if the truth Islam seeks to destroy is swept away by agnostic philosophical meanderings. Religion, no matter the irrelevance attributed to it by the ideologies of a secular mindset, will always be in the undercurrent of mankind's thinking, for it is inherent of a thinking humanity to have a sense of the very things that sets us apart from animals, no matter what the evolutionary sensibility tries to exalt.
In actuality, Islam exists because before Christianity lost favor all those centuries ago, when the Romanization of the Church caused a dilution of the articles of the faith necessary for the true witness of Yeshua HaMashiach to continue in the strength of the Gospels. With the repudiation of who Yeshua HaMashiach by the very people who should have been His most powerful witnesses, there was little in the way of anyone who thought to start something against Christianity, and that's what the Islamic Prophet did by dictating the Quran.
And when the Quran did not receive the universal acceptance sought by the Islamic Prophet, then the action plan to conquer by Islam began, ostensibly to foment the replacement of such earlier belief systems like Judaism, Christianity, and later all the rest. What was started then continues today. And, if there is brutality, why the surprise? Is it not the Muslim requirement that all should submit to the Quran? And what is its true counter? Will an atheistic mindset develop enough reasoning to avert the wanton brutality of any who are in quest of world domination against the truth of the WORD of the LORD?
A fact on the ground that supports the truth of the Hebrew Holy Bible is the establishment, and re-establishment of the people of Israel, in their own land (no matter the contradicting claims of the 'Palestinians', Hamas, Hizbollah, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Libya, liberalists, et al). Everything that has occurred in the Holy Bible regarding that fact carries its truth. Try as anyone might, that the world has a knowledge of the existence of Yeshua HaMashiach, of the existence of Jerusalem, of the existence of the earth and the stars and of the potential of eternity, does it not make more sense to attribute what mankind does not know to the greater knowledge held by One who knows all, and to acquiesce to the truth of the WORD of the LORD as an observance to the limitations of the mortal existence of mankind?
Islam has tried to eliminate Israel from hundreds of years ago, and like the Romans, the Greeks, the Persians (Pres Ahmadinejad, take notice!), and all who have failed to their everlasting shame, Muslims (like even the Nazi co-conspirators before them) will never completely vanquish the Children of the LORD. And though the anguish of 9-11 and Fort Hood are momentary challenges to a believing society, faith in the LORD Yeshua HaMashiach will eventually prevail, just as we know that Jerusalem is the Capitol of Israel now, and in the future.
I'll take cream(milk) and honey with my coffee, thanks.
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