When our nation was founded, many said it would fail because it gave power to the people. America has not only proven that it works, but we have seen that it works very well.
Congress shall make no law respecting an (1) establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or (2) abridging the freedom of speech, or (3) of the press; or the (4) right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to (5) petition the government for a redress of grievances.
This amendment protects the citizens from its government. This is the key aspect of our national government that makes it so different from the rest of the world. The reason our government has these protections is, it was founded upon Christian principles that come from the Bible.
Islam is a threat to those provisions. Islam is a system that is based upon the Qur’an, the supposed revelations from the Prophet Muhammad. They were allegedly received from the Angel Gabriel. These revelations, and the religion of Islam, started about 600 years after Jesus Christ. It was quiet apparent, as Muhammad was sharing these “revelations,” that he thought they were consistent with the Bible. He, and most of his followers, couldn’t read or write so they couldn’t compare the two. His followers had to take Muhammad’s word for it.
When the Muslims finally could check it out and found the two were not consistent, the Muslim leaders responded that the Qur’an was the final testament, which corrected the errors that had crept into the other Testaments. Remember, Muslims believe that the god of the Qur’an is also the God of the Bible.
The restriction is placed on government ”Congress shall make no law…” to keep Government out of these things, the restriction is not upon the people.
Later in this series I may talk about something called the “color of religion,” which has to do with using religion as a cover for inappropriate conduct. This was suggested by Patrick Henry, but was not included because it was felt that it was covered in other parts of the Constitution. It would have included an exception clause like, “except for those who use the color of religion to harm persons or property.” This clause found its way into the Virginia and the Maryland constitutions. It is still in the Maryland constitution. Our founders were not ignorant of the fact that there are some religions in the world, including Islam, were not equal to Christianity when it comes to the protection of persons and property.
There is nothing in any of our founding documents that establishes the separation of church and state. The Supreme Court took a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Danbury Baptist Church, in which he mentioned the separation of church and state, and used it improperly to say that government must be secular and can have nothing to do with religion.
This ruling has been used to ban anything Christian from the public forum. Nothing Christian can be mentioned in our schools unless it is to denigrate it. Islam can be, and is, promoted, but not Christianity.
The reason for the first protection in the First Amendment was to ensure that there was no state religion that all citizens were forced to be part of. This was the way it was in Europe at that time. It was not to limit the practice of religion, even in government functions, it was to ensure that citizens could practice their religion in all spheres of life, including in the public sphere, which includes the government.
Every Islamic nation that lives under Sharia Law, has a state religion, Islam, and it is the only allowed religion in their nation. There are a few that will allow other religions to exist, but they are in a status of submission, and they cannot propagate their religion. They are second class citizens and don’t have the full protection of the law.
Recently, in Egypt, a church was bombed, and those who were guilty were not criminally charged, but the church was fined for practicing their religion without a license. The law protects the Muslim, but does not protect the non-Muslim.
Contrary to our First Amendment, Islam practices a government established religion. Some nations have established Christianity as their state religion. America got its start because Christians were leaving Europe with its established state religions. As the Europeans came to the New World to escape the state religion, they established a state religion in the colonies, each colony establishing its own. For example, colonies like Massachusetts, New York, and others, baned Quakers and Baptists.
It was the Baptists that fought and gained freedom of religion in America. The Anglicans, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and so forth, wanted their church to be the state church.
Islam will establish a state religion, and their scriptures are clear on this. If you are not submitted to Allah, then Muslims are to terrorize you and kill you. Here are some passages from the Qur’an that show this to be the case:
Surah 9:5 Fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem of war.
Surah 8:12 …I will instill terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them.”
Surah 9:29 Fight those who believe not in Allah….even if they are the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and fell themselves subdued.
The “people of the book” are Christians and Jews, who have the Book, the Bible, as their foundation. The Jizya is a protection tax, which can amount to 50% of what you own, and 50% of what you earn. This essentially makes the Christian or Jew a slave of Islam.
It is clear from the passages above that Muslims are commanded to fight and terrorize pagans, unbelievers, and the people of the book, that is, those who are not Muslims, until they submit to Islam.
If you become a Muslim, you can never leave Islam. If you do, you are to be killed.
Surah 4:89 – If they turn back, then seize them and kill them wherever you find them…
Surah 16:106-109 Any one who , after accepting faith in Allah, utters Unbelief, except under compulsion, his heart remaining firm in Faith-but such as open their breast to Unbelief, on them is Wrath from Allah, and theirs will be a dreadful Penalty…..Without doubt, in the Hereafter they will perish.
It is clear that anyone who leaves Islam is to be killed.It is very clear from the Qur’an that Islam violates the first provision of the First Amendment.
The Hadith contain the teachings and actions of Muhammad. They are considered as sacred as the Qur’an because it is impossible to understand the Qur’an without looking at how it worked out in the real world through Muhammad.
I have been commanded to fight people until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, and perform the prayer, and pay zakat. If they say it, they have saved their blood and possessions from me
It is very clear that Muhammad said he was to fight those who will not convert to Islam. You will notice that he said that, not only must they confess that there is no god but Allah, they must also confess that Muhammad is his messenger. Muhammad always exalted himself as well as Allah. If they do these things, they live. If they don’t, they die and Islam takes their stuff.
There is no higher authority in Islam than Muhammad. The whole of the Islamic system rises and falls upon their Prophet.
Some Zanadiqa (atheists) were brought to ‘Ali and he burnt them. The news of this event, reached Ibn ‘Abbas who said, “If I had been in his place, I would not have burnt them, as Allah’s Apostle forbade it, saying, ‘Do not punish anybody with Allah’s punishment (fire).’I would have killed them according to the statement of Allah’s Apostle, ‘Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him.’ ”
One of the caliphs, Ali, had killed some who had left Islam and become atheists. Abbas, a later caliph, said he would not have burned them, but he would have killed them “according to the statement of Allah’s Apostle.”
There was a fettered man beside Abu Muisa. Mu’adh asked, “Who is this (man)?” Abu Muisa said, “He was a Jew and became a Muslim and then reverted back to Judaism.” Then Abu Muisa requested Mu’adh to sit down but Mu’adh said, “I will not sit down till he has been killed. This is the judgment of Allah and His Apostle (for such cases) and repeated it thrice. Then Abu Musa ordered that the man be killed, and he was killed.
Mu’adh would not sit until the one who had left Islam was killed because it was the judgment of Allah and his Apostle.
The Sharia Law Book, which is accepted as authoritative in all schools of Islamic thought ,is called “The Reliance of the Traveller.” The following is from this source.
O9.0 Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion
There is no doubt, according the the Sharia Law Book, that jihad means to war against all who are not Muslims.
ROT o9.8 The caliph makes war upon Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians provided he has first invited them to enter Islam in faith and practice, and if they will not, then invited them to enter the social order of Islam by paying the non-Muslim poll tax jizya.
The war against non-Muslims is against Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians. There is no way to escape the fact that Muslims are at war against all non-Muslims. You tell me, if you are a faithful Muslim, can you permit others to freely practice their religion? The answer is, absolutely not!
ROT o8.1 When a person who has reached puberty and is sane voluntarily apostatizes from Islam, he deserves to be killed.
ROT o8.2 In such a case, it is obligatory for the caliph to ask him to repent and return to Islam. If he does, it is accepted from him, but if he refuses, he is immediately killed.
ROT o8.3 If he is a freeman, no one besides the caliph or his representative may kill him. If someone else kills him, the killer is disciplined
ROT o8.4 There is no indemnity for killing an apostate
If you are a Muslim, you are not allowed to leave Islam. The penalty for doing so is death.
The fact is, most of the Muslims in our country are not faithfully practicing the true Islam. There is a real Islam and a fake Islam. The real Islam will follow the teachings of its founder, Muhammad. They will take scriptures of Islam for what they actually say, they will not try to explain it away.
The fake Islam will try to change Islam into what they want it to be. They will try to explain away clear passages like those I have quoted in this article. They will try to make the words mean something different, or they will say that was for the seventh century, and not for today.
About 80% of the Muslims in America are practicing a fake form of Islam. It is often called “Reformed Islam.” They came to the West to get away from the tyranny of Islam, but they will not renounce Islam because they know that the penalty for leaving Islam is death.
Muslims in America, as I said before, have to choose to whom they are going to give their loyalty. If they give it to Islam, they shouldn’t let other religions exist. If they are going to be loyal to America, they must reject Islamic teachings that say there is only one religion allowed, and that is Islam. To be faithful to America, a Muslim must be unfaithful to Islam.
Another problem for Muslims in America is that some of us are starting to understand the real teachings of Islam. This means that it is difficult for us to trust Muslims because we don’t know where their loyalty lies.
My suggestion for Muslims caught up in this dilemma is, leave Islam and seek the truth. They will find it in the Holy Scriptures, the Bible. They will learn that Jesus is the Son of God, and God the Son. They will learn that their only hope of Heaven is through Him.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6)
Religion has two facets, the faith and the practice. When we study the faith of Islam we learn what it believes and teaches. When we study the practice, we see how those beliefs and teachings work themselves out in the real world.
If we look at Islamic countries, do we find pluralism freely practiced? Absolutely not! They war with other religious groups. The only nation in the Middle East that allows religious freedom is Israel. In Israel you can be a Christian, a Muslim, a Jew, a pagan, or anything else, including an atheist. You can be any of these and it will not hinder you from serving in government or any other aspect of life in Israel. In Israel there are Arab Muslims as members of their Parliament. They have Arabs who serve as judges in their courts. This is information that the news media is not giving us.
When we look at it from the other side, how many Jews are permitted in these types of positions in Islamic countries? None! In most Islamic countries the same is true for Christians. The reason is, they have a state religion, and if you are not part of it, you are, at best, a second class citizen.
There is an index called the “Freedom Index.” Here is a screen shot of this index dealing with the freedom of the press:
The majority of nations on this list are Muslim nations. There are also many nations that have Communist governments. Why is this so? Because it is the practice of Islam.
Here is a link to the list of dictatorships: https://planetrulers.com/current-dictators/
The majority of the world’s dictatorships are Islamic countries because this is the type of government Muhammad gave them through Islam. The others are primarily Communist or Socialist.
Do you think that the Muslims leaders of those who come to the west adopt the idea of the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion, or the other freedoms guaranteed us by our Constitution?
I have told you that there is real Islam and fake Islam. Fake Islam is following a god that they have made up. It is not Muhammad’s Islam. Today I am talking about Muhammad’s Islam. Let me quote some of the Muslim leaders who follow the real Islam.
Omar Ahmad, the co-founder of CAIR, The Counsel of American, Islamic Relations said the following:
CAIR is the main lobbying arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in America.
Islam is not here to be equal to other religions, it is here to take over our nation. It is to be the only accepted religion in America, and its law, the Sharia, is to be the highest authority of the land.
If we don’t stop the advance of Islam in our nation we can expect our Constitution to be eliminated. You may think this could not happen, but they are already having an effect on the laws in this country. Where Islam advances, freedom always declines. What has started here, will continue to advance until Islam is in control. We must stand up against it.
Page 7 of this memorandum from the Muslim Brotherhood says:
The process of settlement is a ‘Civilization-Jihadist Process’ with all the word means. The Ikhwan must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and “sabotaging” its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers”
The Ikhwan is the Muslim Brotherhood. What do you think is the goal of the Muslims who are following the real Islam? Do you really think they appreciate the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion? They want to destroy us because we have these freedoms. Real Muslims have to make a choice, either be loyal to Islam or be loyal to America. They can’t be loyal to both because freedom will destroy Islam.
A report from the Center of Security Policy on June 23, 2015 shows that 51% of American Muslims want Sharia Law. Only 39% of those polled said that Muslims in the U.S. should be subject to American courts. They don’t want American law, they want Islamic law.
The alarming thing is, Nearly one-fifth of Muslim respondents said that the use of violence in the United States is justified in order to make sharia the law of the land in this country. This is in spite of the fact that 80% of Muslims in the US come here to escape the tyranny of Islam.
We have two United States Congressmen who are Muslims, Keith Ellison, a Democrat from Minnesota and Andre Carson, a Democrat from Indiana. Both swore in on the Qur’an to protect the American Constitution and it’s laws. That would also include our beloved Bill of Rights. The Qur’an is opposed to the principles in our Constitution. How can they swear on a book that is opposed to our system of government and be faithful to America?
The reason it has been the tradition of those being sworn into office to swear on the Bible is because our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, states that our rights are given to us by the God of the Bible. Anyone who swears on any other book, like the Qur’an, is swearing an illegitimate oath.
The reason their oath is illegitimate is that the book upon which they swore teaches that the only acceptable religion is Islam, and they can lie in order to advance Islam. When they swear on the Qur’an they are lying, knowing that the law of Islam does not allow freedom of religion.
Some Muslims will quote a verse in the Qur’an that says “there is no compulsion in religion.” They will not tell you that this verse has been abrogated. Abrogation is when later revelation from Allah contradicts earlier revelation, the later revelation abrogates or supersedes the older.
In Islam there are two houses, the house of Islam and the house of war. There is no middle ground, You are either a Muslim submitted to Islam or in the house of war.
Those Muslims who seem to try to get along with Christians are living under the law of abrogation. They know full well that when they are strong enough they will try to enforce Sharia Law in America.
We must do all we can to stop the advance of Islam in America. We must also to all we can to rescue Muslims from Islam.
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