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Conversion to Evangelistic Tendencies Does Not Always Save.

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in response to reader comment: The experience of Reza Aslan

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 10, 2021 at 10:42

Reader Banerjee, evidently presenting a point of view that could be considered as anti-Christian as expected, does make for certain circumspective analyses of how the region is now in turmoil since apostasy is the reigning religious persuasion and as may be determined from the Hebrew Holy Script, people claiming conversion need to seek the Holy Spirit and not just go through the rituals, even evangelistic circles. In some understanding of adherence, even Islam can claim evangelic persuasion in forced conversion to the precepts of the Quran. Does Reader Banerjee prefer Sunni or Shi'a; is he Haji(?); this observer cannot recall.
Now Reza Aslan, if indeed he claims once being a believer, but since recanted, then it is on him to explain why his faith failed him. It is expected he did so, but to what advantage, for the Brit Chadashah declares by the word of Yeshua Himself, that places Mr. Aslan in a precarious spiritual position.
Reader Banerjee further attempts to belittle the expansion of Messianic confessions in Iran without really understanding why it is happening; it is suspected even the Mullahs are at a loss to fully explain it; for if Islam is as fulfilling to spiritual yearning as they would claim, there should have been no room for seeking a love of God as they appear to have done. Therein lies the rub; true belief depend upon receiving and exchanging the love of Yeshua and the Sovereign Eternal responds with the hope of salvation.
All the rest is religionist rituals than can be faked quite easily and only Yeshua knows who are His.

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