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And To Debanjan

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Sep 29, 2011 at 19:24

1. Who chooses not to negotiate with PM Netanyahu? Abbas.

2. Fact by who's perception-certainly not mine.

3. From a Biblical standpoint, it's an easy determination-if one understands the difference from Sunni to Shiite.

4. I think 4 is missing…….

5. President Ahmadinejad is as politically savvy as any I have seen. First, it was never proven to the world that espionage was their intent, only to the satisfaction of the Iranian courts. Their country, their rules-so be it. Releasing them turned out to be a token of a humanitarian gesture, but one wonders what was really given except the million dollars for the details of exchange that the world did not get to see.

And lastly, do not think I want you to convert to any view that does not involve a change of heart. True conversion to a view does not gain anything without a change of heart, the essence of what Jesus Christ seeks from you. I can only provide the witness of how Jesus Christ changed my heart and how, if you desire to see the future differently, can have Him change your heart as well.

You want to know what true judgment is on Judgment day-there are two; one for those who have trusted their lives to Jesus Christ as LORD, and those who have not. Remembering the Bible says that even the devil believes, but he rejected the love, let us go on.

1. Those claiming belief in God (first question –since Muslims claim a belief in God-whose god?), using the name of God to commit atrocities require judgment – the nature of judgment is reserved to Almighty God. He has forgiven me of my sins based upon His judgment that I have believed in Jesus Christ as my LORD. I cannot account for how He will judge others.

2. Those claiming belief in God (first question again–since Muslims claim a belief in God-whose god?), and then going against the commandments of Almighty God to be just and merciful, using deceit and covetousness to strip away that which they desired requires judgment – again the nature of which judgment is set by His WORD. Tax collectors of Jesus Christ's days of His first appearance were sought out for forgiveness and when they believed, they were forgiven. I cannot account for how He will judge others who have not believed and have not repented.

3. The power of this world is in the hands of many who give lip service to one thing, but do homage to the prince of the power of the oar and do criminal things, all going against the WORD of the LORD. Those who have rejected the truth of Jesus Christ and comport themselves in this manner are said by the Holy Bible to be already judged, going to their mortal deaths with their consciences seared and are prepared by the WORD of the LORD for the second death, the spiritual death. This is the same for any who reject the WORD of the LORD.

4. Who do you really think is responsible for the massacres of innocents: Almighty God? Death comes to all, and to some death is at the hands of others. Some might invoke the name of God, but unreality they lie to say that it was a true god. So massacres have occurred in the name of many gods, including, if you are desiring truth, allah.

But you have still missed the point: are you telling me that you are willing to face Jesus Christ alone after having rejected His truth based upon the actions of others who care not for your immortality? Do you think that those who are in judgment would not in a moment of agony's embrace give you up for dead in exchange for a sip of water in hell?

I witness the forgiveness of Jesus Christ to all because He has given me a place to be with Him in eternity, forever and away from the inhumanity we see the world caught up in. He did that centuries ago in completion of that part of His promise to Abraham, that faith in Him is the key to heaven. THAT is what I am sharing with you and any who would believe. I would not assign the atrocities of others to you to take you down; and neither will He. I do not need you to trust my word: you need to trust His WORD. That is the judgment you need to get to, that of Jesus Christ's, and the righteousness of His love to forgive one's sins.

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