President Obama went on to state in his Cairo speech to the world of Islam, “So let there be no doubt: Islam is a part of America…Moreover, freedom in America is indivisible from the freedom to practice one’s religion. That is why there is a mosque in every state of our union, and over 1,200 mosques within our borders…and I believe that…all of us share common aspirations – to live in peace and security…this is the hope of all humanity.”
There is so much more involved in this issue than just granting permission for a foreign religion to exist in America because Islam is so much more than just a religion; it is a total socio-economic and political system that dominates every detail of human life. In the long term Islam will never be content to practice their religion quietly in a non Muslim country and yet in this speech Mr. Obama stated, “Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.” Islam strategically uses our political correctness and anti-discrimination laws to accomplish their ultimate goal of dominating America with their religion and law and they will succeed unless we take a stand.
The teachings of the Koran and the Bible are irreconcilably contradictory as are the political ideologies of Islam and any nation founded on Biblical precepts. They are mutually exclusive and cannot perpetually coexist, and consequently one side must ultimately prevail at the expense of the other’s demise. In America we still have the freedom to choose, thanks in no small part to those willing to die for its cause.
Contrary to some of Obama’s recent statements, polls reveal that the majority of Americans still believe that America is a Christian nation founded on Biblical principles. The majority of Americans state that they believe the contents of the Bible which they recognize have been proven through history over and over again.
The major difference between Christianity and the religion of Islam is Jesus. Islam vehemently denies the deity of Christ and relegates Jesus as a major prophet who was succeeded by Mohammed. Islam also denies the death of Christ and teaches that the prophet Jesus was taken directly to paradise alive and will return to earth some day as a Muslim.
The central themes of Christianity, however, include that Christ is God the Son and was crucified as the required payment of sin for all mankind. The Bible states that He was buried but then arose from the grave as proof that His sacrificial death was accepted by God the Father. He then ascended to Heaven.
“I and My Father are one.” John 10:30
“He (Christ) is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation…All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.” Colossians 1:15-17
“And He, bearing His cross, went out to a place…which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him…” John 19:15
“Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid. So there they laid Jesus…” John 19:41-42
“Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you…saying, ‘The Son of Man must be…crucified, and the third day rise again’” Luke 24:6-7
Islam will never accept these Biblical teachings because these passages nullify the core of their Koran. The Koran states:
• In blasphemy indeed are those that say that God is Christ the son of Mary…Surah 5:17
• That they said in boast, “We killed Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah”…but they killed him not, nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them…for a surety they killed him not – nay, Allah raised him up unto Himself…Surah 4:157-8
During the Cairo speech President Obama referred to himself as “…an African American with the name of Barack Hussein Obama.” While he modestly downplayed this description during the presidential campaign, one wonders what would have been the political fallout if John McCain had used these words to describe his opponent. Now president Obama is attempting to identify with and forge a “partnership” with an ideology absolutely contrary to the very foundation on which America was built. TARP, bailouts, stimulus packages, cap and trade, cash for clunkers, and health care reform are as nothing when compared with our president’s conciliatory stance on a religion and political ideology that is totally anti-American and whose proponents seek to conquer us either by stealth or by force.
President Obama also stated, “…so let there be no doubt, Islam is part of America.” Yes, Mr. President, you speak the truth in this statement. And we are watering and fertilizing the field in which it is growing.
It may appear to be virtuous to be tolerant of another’s religion, but it is not a virtue to identify with or partner with any group or activity that seeks to destroy America and all that she stands for. There will be a price to be paid. Our children and children’s children will have far fewer freedoms than we enjoy today if we continue on the path of “reconciliation.”
President Obama also said in a previous speech in Turkey, “I made it clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam.” The truth is that Islam is at war with us and we are not in the least defending ourselves. It’s a shame that our nation’s leaders are not as passionate about preserving our freedoms as Islam is about destroying them.
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