Friday morning I received a comment that I feel must be addressed. Instead of just replying in the comment section I am going to post the comment here and my reply, simply because it is too important-and lengthy.
Here is the comment:
I simply cannot understand why you all believe that there will be a war among religions, the war will be in Good and evil. As for Muslims Quran and Hadith clearly states that Jesus son of Mary will lead them to salvation. the only difference between Muslims and Christians is that Muslims believe in the “First Commandment “. If Jesus will be mad at some one it will be the people who nailed HIM (the chosen ppl) why would he (Jesus) be against Muslims. Just food for thought.
One hadith also suggests that Imam Mahdi might be another name for Jesus.
And don’t you worry HE is here. Like a thief , He will come Quickly. The Person chosen by God to play Jesus in the end times has been selected. “The best among st you will be chosen”, the angels of God have started announcing HIM just like the last time. You will see HIM in 2013. remember His appearance and His announcement are two different matters so don’t be confused about the two different incidents.
First off let me say I appreciate the reader’s civility. Too often people comment with a hateful tone and attitude and it is obvious they want only to pick a fight. I do not engage such people. This person has a different tone, though it is obvious we disagree.
So. Here’s my reply.
First off, I do not believe there is a “war among religions” in the traditional sense. Anyone who pays the slightest attention to current events can see clearly see, though, that some are engaging in a religious war. Almost every day I read of someone being beheaded in the name of Allah.
The war that is going on, is indeed one of “good vs evil”. We have an enemy, satan, whose goal is to 1. destroy the Jews, God’s chosen people 2. destroy the bride of Christ, true Christians. His ultimate goal is to be worshiped and to rule, dethroning Jehovah God.
Secondly, there are NO similarities between the God of Christianity and the god of Islam (or any other religion). Jehovah and Allah ARE NOT THE SAME. Jehovah is the One True God. Allah is a false god, invented by satan through a grand deception. Jesus Christ is God. He and Jehovah are One. God is not going to choose anyone to “play the part of Jesus” because Jesus is Himself God and a Being. He is not an idea, philosophy, fictional character.
Thirdly, Jesus is not “mad” at anyone for nailing Him to the cross. He GAVE HIMSELF as the ultimate sacrifice for sin. He did not have to die. As God in the flesh, He could’ve stopped the entire crucifixion at any time. The wages of sin is death. He paid the price for us. Everyone who believes in Him will enjoy eternity in His presence…some would call it paradise. Those who reject Him, will perish in the eternal lake of fire. We already deserve that fire, but God gave Himself so that we can avoid it….but we must choose to do so by accepting His plan of salvation.
Lastly, I believe this “chosen” person, the one the reader says will “play the part of Jesus” is instead the man of perdition, the anti Christ. The man that satan indwells and that will in fact be revealed very soon. He will show all kinds of amazing signs and wonders, but they are the work of satan. Do not be deceived when millions of people suddenly disappear. It is Christ calling His bride home before the wrath of God is poured out upon the earth. That man who declares peace and unity for the earth? The one who makes a peace covenant with Israel? He is satan’s man and he will betray you. After 3 1/2 years into the covenant with Israel, he will break it and declare himself god. Remember this. I pray that none of my readers will be here for this terrible time, but would’ve gone to be with Jesus at the Rapture.
Only Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life.
Here is the Truth. Jesus Christ is the Son of God; He and the Father are One. Jesus walked on earth and faced all the same temptations and trials that mankind faces and yet He did not sin. He offered Himself up as the sacrificial lamb, paying for the sins of the world. He died on the cross. He arose on the third day, conquering death, so that all who follow Him may live. He now sits at the right hand of God. One day He will return to earth to set up His Kingdom. All of those throughout history that have not and do not accept Him will be cast into the lake of fire because they willingly rejected the Truth. God is Holy. God is Just. He’s done everything His Holiness and Justice will allow to save us from ourselves. We must choose to accept it.
Dear reader who left the comment, take a moment to look through other posts on this site. Consider the tabs at the top, “Are You Ready” and “How I Know the Bible Is True”. I pray that the delusion you are under will be lifted, that Jesus Christ will make Himself known to you and that you accept the Truth. Jesus loves you. He died for you. The Quran is not a holy book. It is deception meant to destroy your soul. Deep down you know what I say is true.