Convert or die
Submitted by Name witheld by request (United States), Mar 17, 2006 at 10:20Just because Islam is the fastest growing religion does not make it a good one. The Nazi party was the fastest growing belief in Germany and look what happened... Now that I think of it, Hitler and many powerful Imams were allies. Nazism and Islam share many ideals.
Back to the point...
Islam's motto is convert or die. The fastest converting people are poor, uneducated, and mostly illiterate. They believe what they are told and fear the people telling them. And if they don't convert to Islam, they are killed.
Qur'an 3:19 "Lo! religion with Allah (is) Surrender."
Ishaq:322 "Allah said, ‘Do not turn away from Muhammad when he is speaking to you. Do not contradict his orders. And do not be a hypocrite, one who pretends to be obedient to him and then disobeys him. Those who do so will receive My vengeance. You must respond to the Apostle when he summons you to war."
Qur'an 8:24 "O Believers! Answer Allah and (His) Messenger when he calls you to that which will give you life [martyrdom].... Fear the affliction and trial that awaits those who do not obey. Allah is severe."
Qur'an 4:80 "He who obeys the Messenger obeys Allah."
Tabari VIII:182 "The people assembled in Mecca to swear allegiance to the Messenger in submission. He received from them the oath of allegiance to himself, to heed and obey."
Bukhari:V4B52N203 "I heard Allah's Apostle saying, ‘He who obeys me, obeys Allah, and he who disobeys me, disobeys Allah. He who obeys the chief, obeys me, and he who disobeys the chief, disobeys me.'"
Qur'an 33:36 "It is not fitting for a Muslim man or woman to have any choice in their affairs when a matter has been decided for them by Allah and His Messenger. They have no option. If any one disobeys Allah and His Messenger, he is indeed on a wrong Path."
Qur'an 87:10 "He who fears will mind."
Qur'an 47:21 "Were they to obey, showing their obedience in modest speech after a matter had been determined for them, it would have been better."
Qur'an 47:33 "Believers, obey Allah, and obey the Messenger. Do not falter; become faint-hearted, or weak-kneed, crying for peace."
Qur'an 4:114 "He who disobeys the Apostle after guidance has been revealed will burn in Hell."
Qur'an 49:14 "The desert Arabs say, ‘We believe.' Say: ‘You have no faith; but you (only) say, "We submit." For not yet has Faith entered you. But if you obey Allah and His Messenger, He will not belittle your deeds.' Only those are Believers who have believed in Allah and His Messenger, and have never since doubted, and have striven with their belongings and lives in the Cause of Allah."
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