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Mustapha you need a dictionary

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 31, 2006 at 17:54

...Your claims about Jesus only show that you have no understanding of the bible what so ever.

1.1. Jesus said 'I came to set the earth on fire & HOW I wish it were already kindled! Lk12:49.... Do you suppose that I came to bring PEACE TO THE WORLD? No, not peace but division... Lk12:51. Is it the kind of LOVE you are talking about?

Jesus is talking about the fire of the gospel, not fire that burns your skin. Jesus is using allegory to express his desire to see the spread of the gospel around the world. Pretty much like the spread of fire. John the Baptist said that Jesus will baptize us by fire:

Luke 3:15-17
15 And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;
16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

2. The temple was a place to worship God not to conduct financial transactions. Jesus was rightfully angered by what He saw in the temple of God.

"Then Jesus went to the temple. When He got there, He threw out the people who exchanged money and sold animals for use in the temple. He said, "Scripture says, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,' but you're turning it into a gathering place for thieves" [Matthew 21:13]

The temple was not a place for money changers and thieves. Besides Jesus only over threw their tables and kicked them out. He did not harm any of them. For you to even think about terrorism in that context is very ingnorant.

3. There is nothing good about letting someone urinate in a place of worship. Not only is it a terrible blasphemy and insult to that place, it is also unsanitary. Do muslims urinate and defecate in their mosque? If you do then you to stop and join modernity.

4. Jesus is fully man and fully God. Therefore Jesus did take part in worldly things. Jesus was carpenter by trade, so He must have build plenty of houses and other furniture. Jesus had enemies because they did not like His message of compassion. They hated His doctrine of Love and tolerance.
Muhammad on the other hand, massacred, pillaged etc.... There is no comparison between Jesus who gave His life for us and Muhammad who massacred people so he could impose himself on them.
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