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Crushing Sacred Symbols Does Not Crush the Spirit of Truth

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Apr 20, 2015 at 15:33

Years ago there was a sarcastic view of religion embraced in a cartoon, where the word 'NOTHING' was embellished and enshrined and people were bowing down to it. The quip underneath the image was: Is Nothing Sacred? Now this appears to be more than a sarcastic notion as the world struggles with the resurgence of a reinvigorated religious question: Is Islam better/bigger/more impressively terrible than Christianity?

Given the increased intensity of ISIS/ISIL/IS's devastating actions towards all other religious sectors (including non-aligned Muslims) of the Middle East, with the apparent targeting of things especially associated with the legacy of Jesus Christ, one might get an impression that Islam might have an edge over Christianity; but one thinking so forgets one crucial aspect of the Middle East that Islam will never conquer. They cannot conquer the Spirit that is not theirs to conquer - it is, literally, Biblically, impossible.

The most poignant example is one of several narratives in which children are massacred for believing in Yeshua/Jesus. Those voices now silenced on earth are witnesses in Heaven now heard before the throne of the Eternal Sovereign; and His name is not at all associated with allah.

So, the destruction will continue as was determined by Biblical precepts; and the mountains of testimony build against those destined for judgment as they continue to rebel against the Biblical dictums of belief versus unbelief, of believers knowing Who Jesus is versus unbelievers spurning the testimony of innocent voices, courageous voices out of the mouths of babes, giving Jesus honor as they are released into His presence. The air is thickened in truth and His love.


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Pope [13 words]JosephineMay 13, 2015 15:57223338
4Islam also bull dozes the (inconvenient) present (Explaining 98%) [118 words]PrashantApr 27, 2015 04:55223101
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historical icons [105 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahApr 2, 2015 00:59222467
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2'true' followers of Islam [284 words]agnesApr 15, 2015 11:23222467
Crushing Sacred Symbols Does Not Crush the Spirit of Truth [270 words]M. ToveyApr 20, 2015 15:33222467
2Obama [76 words]y Brandstetter MDMar 23, 2015 03:11222463
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3Comment on "Islam Bulldozes the Past" [275 words]PrashantMar 23, 2015 01:50222461
long list [72 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahMar 25, 2015 07:34222461
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2Ayaan Hirsi Ali and "Heretic" [479 words]
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dhimmi no moreMar 22, 2015 16:15222458
1The amazing اسلام البحيري or Islam el-Biheri (also اسلام بحيري) and can Islam be reformed? [291 words]dhimmi no moreApr 12, 2015 11:17222458
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That will be like fresh air! [67 words]PrashantApr 19, 2015 19:46222458
Obama, the "weak horse" CREATED ISIS!!! [20 words]px fragonardMar 21, 2015 21:07222447
Islam fights against others permanently [46 words]CzeslawMar 21, 2015 06:01222438
Islam is not alone in doing this [26 words]
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bernardMar 21, 2015 04:19222437
Don't recall this a feature of western colonialism [24 words]
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John GardnerMar 20, 2015 21:19222436
3Why I Like The Islamic State [136 words]DaveMar 20, 2015 18:25222434
2The Bardo Museum is about pre-Islamic Tunis and the assault by the terrorist members of the MB on Coptic Egypt [297 words]dhimmi no moreMar 20, 2015 17:45222433
Depressing destruction of our share cultural heritage [44 words]D.M. MurdockMar 20, 2015 16:59222431
another example from the 20th century that needs to be added [10 words]MarkMar 20, 2015 16:54222430
History of history [47 words]
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Morris GavantMar 20, 2015 16:04222427
1Really? [251 words]zuares josefMar 29, 2015 08:05222427
1upset trees [68 words]Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullahApr 1, 2015 02:45222427
Islamism and nihilism. [39 words]steven LMar 20, 2015 15:55222426
The Specter Of Islamic "Reform?" [16 words]YonasonMar 20, 2015 15:35222425

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