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Title: ISLAM: From God or Man?

ISLAMFrom God or Man?
Since September 11, 2001, we have been inundated
with information regarding Islam or those who
hold the Muslim faith.So exactly what does this
religion teach? How does it compare to New
Testament Christianity? What does jihad really
entail? And how does this religion treat women?
While many would say that there is not that
much difference between Islam and Christianity,
that is simply not so. During this class we
will consider contrasts between the following
gt The Bible vs. The Qurangt Jesus vs.
Muhammadgt Evangelism vs. Jihadgt God vs. Allahgt
The Cross vs. The Crescent
What comes to your mind when you hear the word
Islam or Muslim?
  • - On our own soil, Americans experienced the
    worst terrorist attack in history.
  • And we saw videos of some Islamic people
    dancing for joy in the streets.

  • But we also saw a TV interview with a young
    Muslim woman saying I want to take my religion
    back from people who preach hatred. My religion
    is not about hatred.

  • Many have proclaimed that true Islam is a
    peaceful religion.
  • Even President Bush in 2001
  • We are encouraged to embrace our differences and
    promote unity.
  • Anyone even questioning the construction of a
    mosque in his or her own neighborhood is
    chastised as intolerant or hateful.
  • After all, we are told that all of the bombings
    and killings are the acts of terrorist
    extremistsnot true Muslims.

Timeline of Major Terrorist Attacks
Iran Embassy Hostages
Yemen USS Cole
Madrid Train Bombings
Lockerbie Pan-Am
WTC Pentagon Shanksville, Pa.
First WTC bombing
London bombings
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Military complex
2 African U.S. Embassies
terrorist attacks
Source Maj. Gen. Chong U.S. Air Force Wilford
Hall Medical Center in San Antonio
Iran Embassy Hostages - 1979
1983 - Beirut, Lebanon Embassy Attack and the
attack on the Beirut, Marine Barracks
October, 1983
April, 1983
Lockerbie, Scotland - 1988 Pan-Am flight to New
First New York World Trade Center attack-1993
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia -1996Khobar Towers
Military complex
1998 Nairobi, Kenya US Embassy Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania US Embassy
Aden, Yemen - 2000 USS Cole
Who can forget the day that changed America?
Total number killed in attacks (official figure
as of 9/5/02) 2,819 Number of firefighters
and paramedics killed 343 Number of NYPD
officers 23 Number of Port Authority police
officers 37 Number of WTC companies that lost
people 60 Number of employees who died in
Tower One 1,402 Number of employees who died
in Tower Two 614 Number of employees lost at
Cantor Fitzgerald 658 Number of U.S. troops
killed in Operation Enduring Freedom22 Number
of nations whose citizens were killed in attacks
115 Ratio of men to women who died 31 Age
of the greatest number who died between 35 and
39 Bodies found "intact" 289 Body parts
found 19,858 Number of families who got no
remains 1,717
  • It is confusing for us when we hear different
  • What is Islam?
  • - Is it what the Muslim clerics in the US
    are saying?
  • - Is it what the Muslim clerics in
    Afghanistan say?

  • As Christians, it does not matter which version
    regarding Islam is true...

  • Christ ascended back into Heaven, He said to His
    apostles, All authority has been given to Me in
    Heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make
    disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the
    name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy
    Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that
    I have commanded you and lo, I am with you
    always, even to the end of the age (Matthew
  • This commission began with the Apostles and is
    extended to include all Christians
  • And the things that you have heard from me among
    many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who
    will be able to teach others also (2 Timothy

  • Christians today should desire to see all people
    saved, including those who are Muslims, for the
    invitation of our Lord is a universal appeal.
  • This is demonstrated by the apostle Peter at the
    house of Cornelius when he said, In truth I
    perceive that God shows no partiality. But in
    every nation whoever fears Him and works
    righteousness is accepted by Him (Acts

  • Some will ask, What about the dangers Christians
    face from Islamists?

  • When you meet the unbelievers in the battlefield
    strike off their heads and, when you have laid
    them low, bind your captives firmly. Then grant
    them their freedom or take ransom from them,
    until war shall lay down her burdens (Quran
  • There is no nation but We shall destroy or
    sternly punish before the Day of Resurrection.
    This is decreed in the Eternal Book (Quran
  • As for those who are slain in the cause of God,
    He will not allow their works to perish. He will
    vouchsafe them guidance and ennoble their state
    He will admit them to the Paradise He has made
    known to them (Quran 476)

  • Sura 839 - Jihad is fighting anybody who stands
    in the way of spreading Islam. Or fighting anyone
    who refuses to enter into Islam.
  • Some of us are Muslims and some are wrongdoers.
    Those that embrace Islam pursue the right path,
    but those that do wrong shall become the fuel of
    Hell (Quran 7217)

  • What do the scriptures teach?
  • Stephen - this servant of Christ also proclaimed
    the gospel and debated with the Jews in their
    synagogues (Acts 78-9). His forcefulness
    demonstrates that Christianity is not passive it
    engages the opposition. It also, however,
    frequently arouses opposition, and such was the
    case in this instance. The leaders of the
    Sanhedrin, as well as the people generally, were
    aroused to a state of frenzy. They rushed upon
    the man of God and brought him before the
    assembled council. The infuriated mob rushed him,
    dragged him from the city, and stoned him. This
    was no legal execution. It was a lynching!
  • Peter John 2117-19 - He saith unto him the
    third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him,
    Lord, thou knowest all things thou knowest that
    I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
    Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast
    young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst
    whither thou wouldest but when thou shalt be
    old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and
    another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither
    thou wouldest not. Now this he spake, signifying
    by what manner of death he should glorify God.

  • What do the scriptures teach?
  • Revelation 210 - Fear not the things which thou
    art about to suffer behold, the devil is about
    to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be
    tried and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be
    thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee
    the crown of life.
  • In all reference in the New Testament to the
    crown of the Christian, it is the stephanos, the
    crown of victory. Christ is saying, be faithful
    unto the point of death, and even if you die, you
    will be the victor. This is a promise of heaven.

The Islamic Invasion
  • As on Dec., 2005, Some
  • 1.6 billion people (CIA fact sheet)
  • 1.8 billion (Islamic sources) ---
  • one person in four
  • heed Islams call in the modern world,
  • fastest growing religion on earth

Did you know?
  • At least 42 nations are almost completely

Did you know?
  • Comparative chart -  number of Muslims to those
    claiming Christian faith
    Christian Muslim
  • 1900 world population 26.9
  • 1980 world population 30
  • 2000 world population 29.9

2025 world population (PROJECTED)
The Islamic Invasion
  • Most Muslim countries have either closed the
    borders to missionaries
  • or have made evangelism illegal,
  • or both

The Islamic Invasion
  • Islam is not only the dominant religion in North
  • - Began in Saudi Arabia
  • - But now non-Arab Muslims outnumber Arab
  • (31)
  • - The 4 nations w/ largest number of Muslims
    today are
  • outside the Middle East
  • Indonesia 150 million about
    the total in the
    Middle East
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • India 100 million

The Islamic Invasion
  • Africa 307 million Muslims
  • Asia 778 million Muslims

The Islamic Invasion
  • Due to the liberal immigration policies, millions
    of Muslims have now emigrated to the West in
    search of a better life.
  • In many Western European nations, Islam has
    become the second-largest religion (32 million)
  • - France - 5 million Muslims
  • - Germany 3 million Muslims
  • As they increase in number their
    political strength is asserted.
  • In Germany, resident aliens are demanding
    voters rights.

The Islamic Invasion
  • Spain
  • - Home of Europe's first Islamic guerrilla
  • - Many of Spain's mosques are financed with
    Saudi funds which tend to promote the more
    radical Wahhabi form of Islam.
  • - 90 of Spain's 600,000 Muslims are from
  • Many of Spain's Muslims long for an Islamic
    revival to reclaim their legendary history

A key flash point is the Cordoba Cathedral
Which originally was a mosque
The Islamic Invasion
  • England
  • 2nd largest religious group
  • London alone has over a 1000 mosques
  • Muslims are buying Anglican church
    buildings and turning them into mosques at such a
    rate that some Muslims claim that
  • England will be the Europes 1st Muslim country!
  • The British Mosque Council claims to have 2
    million voters
  • their rallying cry is
  • Muslims first and Britons second
  • Parliament has ruled that Muslims do not have to
    follow English Common Law when it comes to things
    such as divorce (they can follow Islamic law

The Islamic Invasion
  • Canada
  • gt Time Canada (the leading news magazine in
  • Muslims are growing in numbers and political
  • Toronto has the highest concentration of
    Muslims in any city in the US
    or Canada
  • gt Ottawa Citizen (the leading newspaper in
    Canadas capitol
  • Canadas Muslims should be allowed to
    use Shariah law
  • gt Canadian Muslims are celebrating progress -
  • The election of a Muslim to the Canadian
  • The province of Ontario has authorized the use of
    sharia law in civil arbitrations

The Islamic Invasion
  • Australia
  • gt Muslim population is growing at 40 over five
    year period
  • gtmore than one-third of Australian Muslims
    are born in Australia.
  • gt Australia's Muslim community, drawn from
    more than 70 different countries, is a
    well-established and integral part of Australia's
    broader society.
  • Nov. 06, 2005 An inflammatory pamphlet
    urging Muslims to oppose Western governments was
    handed out at a major Islamic festival in
    Melbourne yesterday.

Recent Muslim claim
Today, Islam is the 3rd largest religious group
in America. Only the Catholics and Baptists are
Source U.S. Almanac
gt Fastest growing religion in the U.S. gt
Expected to double by 2010!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Texas ranks Fifth in number of Muslims.
  • Texas has 100,000 registered Muslim voters
  • The American Muslim Council states American
    Muslims have arrived as a political force

Collin County
  • Islamic Association of Collin County
  • 7,500 Muslims are members
  • Last April, Ali Samana contested for a City
    Council seat in the city of Frisco, Texas.
  • On a Frisco web site (Posted on 12/04/2005)
  • Islamic web designers compete for chance to
    fire missiles at American troops by remote

Where is all this growth coming from?
  • Asia Africa --- Growing primarily thru
    growth (births)
  • According to the United Nations, the global
    birthrate will soon be 50 Muslim
  • Western Europe Growing primarily thru
  • Canada Growing primarily thru immigration

Where is all this growth coming from?
  • US -- While part of the rise in the population of
    Muslims in the United States is due to
    immigration, the phenomenal growth of Islam in
    the past 10 years has come from an increasing
    number of
  • Americans converting to Islam.

Where is all this growth coming from?
  • US conversions to Islam.
  • - Islam continues to draw followers at an
    estimated rate of 135,000 converts per year.
  • - 30 of American Muslims are converts to the
  • Per Christianity Today, in Cleveland 95 of
    the Muslims are converts
  • Half of the number American converts to
    Islam come from the African-American community.
    (many in prison 35,000/yr)
  • Islam groups are now highly visible on American
  • - practice strong proselytizing
  • US Muslim converts include professors,
    journalists, politicians, actors, and athletes. 
  • Who do YOU think make up 2?

  • American women make up the second largest group
    of converts to Islam.
  • Men are the maintainers of women because Allah
    has made some of them to excel others and because
    they spend out of their property the good women
    are therefore obedient, guarding the unseen as
    Allah has guarded and (as to) those on whose
    part you fear desertion, admonish them, and leave
    them alone in their sleeping places and beat
    them then if they obey you, do not seek a way
    against them surely Allah is High, Great.
    (Quran, 434)

We want answers ---
  • What motivated people to do such horrendous
  • What is jihad?
  • Do all Muslims believe the same thing?
  • What do the millions of Muslims living in the
    U.S. believe?
  • Is Islam simply a different religion?
  • Is Allah the same as your God?
  • What do you tell your children?
  • And as Christians, we must come to comprehend our
    attitudes and actions in regard to the Muslim

Why Is Islam Growing So Rapidly?
  • Dr. Evertt Huffard
  • the recognized expert within the church on
  • - His mission experiences began as a
    teenager when his parents moved to
    Jerusalem, Jordan.
  • - Dr. Huffard lived in Nazareth for
    eight years and is a specialist in
    evangelism and Islam.
  • - Formerly professor of missionlogy
    at Harding University
  • - Currently Dean, Harding University
    Graduate School of
    Religion - Widely sought-after
    lectureship speaker

Why Is Islam Growing So Rapidly?
  • Dr. Evertt Huffard suggests some factors
  • 1 It fills a moral and political vacuum
  • gt Corruption is rampant in many areas where
    Islam flourishes
  • 2 ISLAM claims a universal allegiance to an
    almighty GOD
  • gt It is a contrast to the idolatry of Arabia
    and the icons of the Eastern church.
  • gt The God of Islam is preeminently a God of
  • gt The traditions of Judaism and the Eastern
    Orthodox church had become complex and
  • gt Islam asked only that its adherents accept
    the 5 Pillars.
  • gt It promotes a firm monotheism and a strict
    moral code.

  • 1. Islam has always been an aggressive religion.
  • 2. The clash between modern nationalism (many of
    the Middle Eastern nation states are less than 60
    years old) and tribal loyalties.
  • gt Iraqi Tribes Are Key Source of Loyalty,
    Rebellion - THE WALL STREET

  • 3. The establishment of the modern nation of
  • 4. The moral weakness of an increasingly
    secularized Western culture.
  • 5. An increase in Arabic emigration to western
    Europe and America.
  • 6. OIL! (money, money, money)

  • Muslims have targeted the United States with an
    aggressive missionary program.
  • gt Saudi Arabia is spending 50 million in
    the USA to promote
  • For example, the Saudis have given millions
    of dollars to
  • Harvard University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California
  • University of Texas
  • to fund Islamic study centers.

Muslims in the US
  • 71 are active at their mosque
  • They are affluent, politically knowledgeable,
    religious, and activist.
  • 58 of this countrys Muslims are college
    graduates (compared with the national percentage
    of 25).
  • A majority of Muslims believe that Muslims should
    participate in the political process.
  • School boards currently are their most
    concentrated thrust

  • A major world religion distinctly different from
  • Mosques are springing up in many areas
  • (including Richardson and Plano)
  • YOU probably live near, work with, oryour
    children go to school with Muslims.

What is Islam all about?
  • People in the US have a hard time understanding
  • Many think they are all just crazy?
  • -- These people are not lunatics!!
  • No, they are following a philosophy a
    religious philosophy and once we understand
    this philosophy, none of their actions will
    surprise us.

What is Islam all about?
  • Muslims take offense at any criticism of their
    religious beliefs.
  • - They find it very difficult to
    understand that freedom of religion in the U.S.
    means that people are free to criticize Islam (as
    well as other religions)!
  • - In their Islamic home lands any
    criticism of Islam (or the Quran) is a criminal
    offense punishable by death.
  • Muslims are discouraged from asking
    questions about their own faith.
  • Sura 5101-102 - "O ye who believe! Ask not
    questions about things which if made plain to
    you, may cause you trouble. Some people before
    you did ask such questions, and on that account
    lost their faith."

  • Islam the name of the religion which came out
    of the teachings of Muhammad
  • - means submission
  • Muslim- one who adheres to the religion of
  • - means one who submits to
  • Now, the question you must answer when submitting
    to Allah is
  • What does Allah want?
  • The answer is found in the holy books of Islam

the holy books of Islam
  • The Quran (Koran)
  • Islamic Bible
  • - collection of revelations
    supposedly given by Allah to
  • (through the angel
    Gabriel) and preserved as the
    Islamic scripture.
  • - Absolute,
    infallible, and eternal to
  • Muslims
  • Note It is significant that the revelations
    did not all come at the same time

the holy books of Islam
  • The hadith
  • - a set of books that are a record of the
    things Muhammad said and did
  • - Note The hadith is a point of division
    in the Muslim world
  • The Sunni Muslims accept it all
  • The Shiite Muslims accept most
  • (they reject those recorded by Muhammads second
  • Note The hadith is significant because it
    establishes principles of activity that can be
    (are) practiced today

Islamic Law
  • The Sharia
  • - All aspects of a Muslim's life are governed
    by Sharia. Sharia law comes from a combination of
    sources including the Qur'an (the Muslim holy
    book), the Hadith (sayings and conduct of the
    prophet Muhammad) and fatwas (the rulings of
    Islamic scholars).

Islamic Law
  • The Sharia
  • Sharia Law is a serious threat being posed to
    this country. During a recent public terrorist
    financing trial in Dallas, a chilling collection
    of previously classified evidence was entered
    which laid out the Islamist agenda to take over
    the United States.
  • The evidence contained a memo from the Muslim
    Brotherhood (parent organization of Hamas the
    Palestinian extremist group) laying out steps for
    how the U.S. Constitution could be destroyed from
    within and replaced with Sharia Law.
  • The plan is aimed at creating a view that
    Muslims are victims and hence criticism of
    Islam becomes a topic to be avoided. It plays on
    Americans distaste for racism.
  • They even have a powerful P.R. and lobbying firm
    at work. It is called C.A.I.R.
  • Let there be no doubt that the Council on
    American-Islamic Relations is a terrorist
    supporting front organization that is partially
    funded by terrorists, and that C.A.I.R. wishes
    nothing more than the implementation of Sharia
    Law in America.

  • So, what does the Quran and the hadith tell us
    that Allah wants?
  • - There are 5 key requirements that must be met
    in order to be a Muslim --
  • the five pillars of Islam

The 5 pillars of faith
  • 1. The Shahada
  • "There is none worthy of worship except
    God and Muhammad is the messenger of
    God." This declaration of faith is called
    the Shahadah, a simple formula that
    all the faithful pronounce.
  • The significance of this declaration is
    the belief that the only purpose of life
    is to serve and obey God, and this is achieved
    through the teachings and practices of the
    Last Prophet, Muhammad.
  • Saying Shahada w/ sincerity is all it
    takes to become a Muslim
  • These few words probably have more power
    over the Muslim than any creed that has
    been written
  • These words are heard not only in the
    mosques but in the streets
  • They are the rallying cry in times of
    war as well as part of the funeral
  • The chanting of these words gives
    strength to the Muslim
  • Not in the Quran (the 2 ideas appear

The 5 pillars of faith
  • 2. Daily prayers while facing Mecca
    (5 times daily)
  • Salah is the name for the obligatory prayers that
    are performed five times a day, and are a direct
    link between the worshipper and God. There is no
    hierarchical authority in Islam and there are no
    priests. Prayers are led by a learned person who
    knows the Qur'an and is generally chosen by the
  • Prayers are said at dawn, mid-day,
    late-afternoon, sunset and nightfall, and thus
    determine the rhythm of the entire day.
  • Sura 2458 on three occasions
    morningnoonday.late-night prayer
  • They must wash in prescribed manner before prayer
  • Gather at mosque at noon Friday
  • Muslims must recite prescribed prayers
  • Each prayer begins with a recitation of the
    opening chapter from the Quran.
  • Matt 67 - And in praying use not vain
    repetitions, as the Gentiles do for they think
    that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the
Compassionate Praise belongs to God, the Lord of
all Being, the All-merciful, the
All-compassionate, the Master of the Day of
Doom. Thee only we serve to Thee alone we pray
for succour. Guide us in the straight path, the
path of those whom Thou hast blessed, not of
those against whom Thou art wrathful, nor of
those who are astray.
These five prescribed prayers contain verses from
the Qur'an, and are said in Arabic. Personal
supplications, however, can be offered in one's
own language and at any time. Although it is
preferable to worship together in a mosque, a
Muslim may pray almost anywhere, such as in
fields, offices, factories and universities. A
translation of the Adan or Call to Prayer is
God is Great. God is Great. God is Great. God
is Great. I testify that there is none worthy of
worship except God. I testify that there is none
worthy of worship except God. I testify that
Muhammad is the messenger of God. I testify that
Muhammad is the messenger of God. Come to
prayer! Come to prayer! Come to success! Come
to success! God is Great! God is Great! There
is none worthy of worship except God.
The 5 pillars of faith
  • 3. Charitable giving - (2.5)
  • An important principle of Islam is that
    everything belongs to Allah, and that wealth is
    therefore held by human beings in trust. The word
    zakah means both "purification" and "growth." Our
    possessions are purified by setting aside a
    proportion for those in need and for the society
    in general. Like the pruning of plants, this
    cutting back balances and encourages new growth.
  • Each Muslim calculates his or her own zakah
    individually. This involves the annual payment of
    a fortieth of one's capital, excluding such items
    as primary residence, car and professional tools.
  • An individual may also give as much as he or she
    pleases as sadaqa-h, and does so preferably in
    secret. Although this word can be translated as
    "voluntary charity" it has a wider meaning.
  • In general, the recipients of such benevolence
    feel no gratitude towards the giver. They believe
    they are giving him the opportunity to fulfill
    his responsibility.
  • 2 Cor 97 - So let each one give as he purposes
    in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity for
    God loves a cheerful giver.

4. Pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj)
Every able bodied Muslim must make this
pilgrimage once.
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  • 4. Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • The pilgrimage to Makkah (the hajj) is an
    obligation only for those who are physically and
    financially able to do so. Nevertheless, over two
    million people go to Makkah each year from every
    corner of the globe providing a unique
    opportunity for those of different nations to
    meet one another.
  • The annual hajj begins in the twelfth month of
    the Islamic year (which is lunar, not solar, so
    that hajj and Ramada-n fall sometimes in summer,
    sometimes in winter). Pilgrims wear special
    clothes simple garments that strip away
    distinctions of class and culture, so that all
    stand equal before God.
  • The rites of the hajj include going around the
    Ka'bah seven times, and going seven times between
    the hills of Safa and Marwa. The pilgrims later
    stand together on the wide plains of 'Arafat (a
    large expanse of desert outside Makkah) and join
    in prayer for God's forgiveness, in what is often
    thought as a preview of the Day of Judgment.
  • The close of the hajj is marked by a festival,
    the 'Id al Adha, which is celebrated with prayers
    and the exchange of gifts in Muslim communities
    everywhere. This and the 'Id al Fitr, a festive
    day celebrating the end of Ramada-n, are the two
    holidays of the Islamic calendar.

  • 5. Fasting in the daylight hours during Ramadan,
    the month the Quran came down.
  • Every year in the month of Ramada-n, all Muslims
    fast from dawn until sundown--abstaining from
    food, drink, and sexual relations with their
  • Those who are sick, elderly, or on a journey, and
    women who are menstruating, pregnant or nursing,
    are permitted to break the fast and make up an
    equal number of days later in the year if they
    are healthy and able. Children begin to fast (and
    to observe prayers) from puberty, although many
    start earlier.
  • Although fasting is beneficial to health, it is
    mainly a method of self-purification and
    self-restraint. By cutting oneself from worldly
    comforts, even for a short time, a fasting person
    focuses on his or her purpose in life by
    constantly being aware of the presence of Allah.
  • Allah states in the Qur'an "O you who believe!
    Fasting is prescribed for you as it was
    prescribed to those before you that you may learn
    self-restraint." (Qur'an 2183)

  • WHY is it so important that Muslims DO
  • what Allah wants?
  • Its because Islam is a religion of works
  • - Entrance to Paradise must be earned!
  • Sura 1016-9 Then as for him whose measure of
    good deeds is heavy, he shall have a pleasant
    life (in Paradise). But as for him whose measure
    (of good deeds) is light, his abode shall be the
    abyss (pit hell).

  • There is no guarantee of Paradise - it all
    depends on how Allah decides your balance
  • BUT there is one way to guarantee entrance to
  • Sura 474 Let those fight in the way of Allah,
    who sell this worlds life for the hereafter and
    whoever fights in the way of Allah, then be he
    slain or be he victorious, We shall grant him a
    mighty reward.
  • The only way to know for sure that you will get
    into Paradise is to die in jihad to die while
    fighting the enemy of Islam.

  • So, you can see the relative ease a fanatic could
    recruit even suicide bombers.
  • Do all Muslims really believe this?
  • To answer this, we must recognize that there are
    different kinds of Muslims.

Different Kinds of
  • We know there are different kinds of Jews
  • - Orthodox
  • - Conservative
  • - Reformed
  • - Secular

There are Different Kinds of Muslims
  • The secular Muslim
  • - They believe in the nice parts of Islam,
  • but reject the call to jihad
  • - They take on the cultural trappings
  • - The majority of Muslims in both the West
    and the East fall into this category
  • The traditional Muslim
  • - They study and practice Islam
  • - But they have a stumbling block with the
    concept of jihad
  • gt Some consider jihad to be a spiritual
  • The fundamentalist Muslim
  • - These are the ones practicing terrorism

We must educate and inform members regarding this
religion.Christians need to be armed with the
Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth, and
the life. No one comes to the Father except
through Me. John 146
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