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What Did Yeshua HaMashiach say About Race

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Dec 19, 2011 at 13:51

After reading this response to Froike, I was initially disinclined to make any note of it, before deciding that the errors you try to assert as facts needed clarification. Seriously, you need to stop trying to be a student of the Jesus Seminar if you cannot discern who the Bible is really telling us is the LORD.

First, the issue you have with Ishmael is understandable: Abraham did not believe Almighty God for Ishmael to be the heir once he realized that his efforts in the human act of unbelief caused him to err towards Hagar. Isaac is the son of the promise when you realize that Sarah is the one Almighty God referred to having Abraham's chosen son.

Second-and this has been pointed out to you before-only in your humanity do you keep trying to make out of this more than it really is – Lot's actions are in the Bible to show the consequences of His poor decision making-it does not condone it.

We'll lump your other assertions about the Torah as you are still not understanding what the Torah is – Israel's law given to them by the Yah Weh through Moses, to show the condemnation that occurs when not following the law. The Law does not save; the Law shows what the LORD is saving us from through the promise of the Messiah.

Question: is it not the waqf that prevent non-Muslims from prayer at the al-Aksa masjid?

Everybody practices racism, including me, you. We do so by recognizing the differences between ethnicity. If I were to try to visit the U.A.E., they would likely not allow me to do so. Tell me that the Quran does not distinguish those that honor the Islamic Prophet from the kuffar. What did Yeshua say to the Syro-phoenician woman?

But in trying to quote the song of Solomon and attempting to insert the Islamic Prophet as reference there: you really do not know who the song of Solomon is about, do you? The word in Songs 5:16 is 'friend' in an intimate sense in both the Hebrew and Greek –since when does the Quran say the relationship that Almighty God with Israel is better than all others. Even Orthodox Judaism has a hard time with that one. Let it be sufficient here to say it is NOT about the Islamic Prophet!

And as for destruction, look more closely. When the nations are gathered in the Holy Land for judgment; well, if Israel were not Almighty God's 'apple of His eye,' how is it they were revived in the first place? Read Ezekiel. But then, that is not likely to change your mind; like the Holy Bible says, you have already made your choice.

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