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Reforming Religions; Any Religion of Human Derivation a Lost Cause

Reader comment on item: Can Islam Be Reformed?
in response to reader comment: I'd love that someone could demonstrate that Islam can be reformed

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 19, 2021 at 23:50

Humanity, in its epochal attempts to elevate the condition of mankind has quite literally tried virtually every philosophical endeavor going back to that pivotal moment in which the city of what became Babylon was compelled by its prideful leader to build an edifice to the heavens in order to be closer to god; or for the leader, to achieve deity status. It failed miserably, leading to the disparaging of any such attempts and setting the model of every religious endeavor since; except one.
The former Chaldean of Ur, Abram, was chosen to become the leader of a specialized national force, if, and a big if, he would be true to his Deity. It began a journey of history that is still on track to finish its destiny. Failure meant judgment. Eventually, his lineage produced the Savior of the ages. When the faith of men waned, Islam was introduced for purposes of replacement, which it could not fulfill. Why?
Islam was a product of prideful thinking. Think not? Compare with the belief system it was originally set to replace, the teachings of the Holy One of Israel, Yeshua HaMashiach, Who said - "he who would be greatest must be servant of all."
Where is that taught in Islam, in the Quran? Where is that surah found; the al-Hadiths; DNM, do you know?
As long as Islam is taught as the religion above all religions and all must submit to its precepts, it cannot ever replace the love of God that is found based on the old Covenant in the Tanakh and the new Covenant Gospel, just as Yeshua taught in the short time of His ministry, for which He eventually died, later having justification in His resurrection. Reformation in Christianity did not alter the original message; it came because men got away from the original message and reformation was necessary to return to the truth when Islam arrived to take a dominating position away from the Gospel. Islam could not replace the love; neither will it reform to adopt that Gospel love.


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