The Biblical Antichrist = Al-Mahdi of Islam = Barack Hussein Obama?
Published on Jun 30, 2013 The title says it all. To understand this documentary in summarized context please see:
1. Antichrist Obama the al-mahdi, The False Prophet Pope Francis , Islam , Prophecy in the News : http://youtube/17MqBESj0vE
2.Obama's Muslim agenda--Biblical prophecy in the News updates: http://youtube/SMHUyshaQ8o
3. Islam, Seven Heads of the Beast, Antichrist-- Prophecy in the News: http://youtu.be/nL8F4A4knOc
**"PROPHECY FINAL KINGDOM"** document ( Description: Bible Prophecy reveals the Antichrist rises out of Jerusalem. This is confirmed in the prophecy from the book of Daniel 2,7,8. The Antichrist is referred to as the "fourth beast"/"king" in Daniel 7:7, the"First beast" in Revelation 13:1-2, and the "little horn" in Daniel 7:7-8 and Daniel 8:9. The Antichrist is the Al-Mahdi of Islam who will lead an Islamic Caliphate with Jerusalem as its capitol): http://tinyurl.com/kxgt9v7
A CHART OF TRUE CHRISTIAN PROPHECY COMPARED TO DECEPTIVE ISLAMIC PROPHECY: http://oi46.tinypic.com/vzvsee.jpg
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A PERSONAL MESSAGE TO ANY MUSLIM READING THIS:
We understand you are convinced of the teachings of Islam. But what if you are deceived and are really worshiping Satan the devil in disguise? This is what we are here to tell you , that Satan is a MAJOR deceiver. We love you enough to tell you that Jesus ( Yeshua) is the truth, the life, and the only way! By no other name shall man be saved.
Ok so you think maybe we are nutso brainwashed Christians, so why should you listen to us? What does it hurt to humble yourself and ask Yahweh ( The Heavenly Father) in the name of Yeshua ( Jesus) what the truth is? I mean from your heart, really ask Him and seek Him. It is free, you can do it from anywhere you are, and if you are sincere in wanting to know the truth He will guide you. If you are humble enough to not cling to your own ways, traditions, and ideas, and open to absolute truth at any cost, there is nothing to fear.
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SYRIAN CHRISTIAN condemns the Vatican and Christian leaders for not speaking out against the slaughter of Christians in Syria
He also blames the US and EU for shipping tanks and weapons to these Muslim Brotherhood al-Qaeda-linked jihadists who are using them to destroy churches and kill Christians in Saidnaya. Published on Mar 23, 2014
By CONRAD BLACK
January 9, 2014
The West should defend itself against Islam — and against its own weakness.
By Conrad Black
For many years I have been writing, here and elsewhere, until I have thought that I must be blue in the face, that the West should cease to concede the religious high ground to our militant Muslim assailants. It is routine, and rarely contradicted by our secular leaders, for Islamists to proclaim a monopoly of religiosity and to dismiss the West entirely as “infidels” — which is an even more odious category than “heretics.” Where heresy is doctrinal error, to be an infidel is to have no faith; in the canon of the religiously fervent, this is a morally vacuous state that reduces the person to the condition of an ambulatory, malignant robot, an affront to man and God, undeserving of continued toleration of its impudent pretense to qualify for the respect that godly humans are held to deserve.
Our secular leaders in the West, torn between adherence to the agnosticism (or atheism) of most of our media and a mere desire not to offend the fashion, have conspicuously failed to assert Christianity’s rightful claim to seniority in chronology, and in intellectual rigor, to all other religions except the closely related monotheistic and messianic one of Judaism. Our political leaders have not made the point that the West is a profoundly Christian culture, even for most of those who do not, in fact, believe that Jesus Christ was a divinely inspired person, and that, while the lengthy experience of the Judeo-Christian world has arrived at a division of secular and religious jurisdictions that entirely tolerates an infinite range of opinions, including complete religious doubt, the West is the world’s premier center of religious thought and practice. Instead, they have chosen to sidestep the issue, and, by not asserting the West’s religious distinction, have abdicated and surrendered this entire vast field of thought and endeavor to the most intellectually disreputable claimants of belligerent Islam. In the process, they have largely overlooked the immense annual persecution of Christians, including thousands murdered every year, mainly in Islamist and Communist countries, and have sat as silent and inert as suet puddings in the face of the anti-Christian atrocities that their craven silence effectively tolerates and even legitimizes.
The credentials of Christianity as the world’s principal religious option, even if considered most crudely as the brand-leader with the premier market share, are ignored while Islam has been largely kidnapped by dogmatic lunatics and the entire West mumbles an incantation about avoidance of sectarian discrimination. Of course, there must be no discrimination, but pointing out that there are at least twice as many practicing Christians as practicing Muslims (without mentioning that they have a substantially higher level of socioeconomic accomplishment) is justified and necessary, and would come especially well from some of our many non-Christian (in any but the most technical sense) leaders.
The problem of this deafening cultural quietism is aggravated by the almost universal Western practice of overlooking, whether from generosity of spirit, ignorance, indifference, or the fear that grips the intimidated, the fact that Islam’s claim to religious toleration is mitigated by the fact that it is not a religion by Western or Eastern standards. That is, it is not only a religion. It is a complete system of life that includes a social, judicial, and political system, replete with geopolitical ambitions to regain territory and prestige lost in the 13-century retreat from Charles Martel’s defeat of the Muslims at the battle of Tours in 732. Islam later approached Europe from the southeast and was twice hurled back from the gates of Vienna and repulsed in its ambition to dominate the Mediterranean in the battle of Lepanto in 1571. Forgotten amid the confessions of Christian guilt about the wantonness and impiety of many of the Crusaders is the naked aggression of Islam against the West for almost all of its first millennium, now revived, implausibly and, in fact, comparatively feebly, in sponsored terrorism and acts of mob violence, a considerably less distinguished effort at proselytization by force majeure than the march of Muslim armies, the assault of Muslim siege engines, and the challenge of Muslim fleets, no equivalent of which could be sent forth with any possible success today.
Christians, Jews, and the adherents of the principal Eastern religions, the Hindus and Buddhists, acknowledge spiritual forces, a deity of some definition, and a fundamentally benevolent context for human life. To them, God is the Creator and is kind, however incomprehensible the apparently contrary experiences of life may be. Islam’s God is a very heavy-handed and often cruel, and therefore inscrutable, cosmic ruler. Obviously, no person knows the religious truth and the atheists and agnostics are not necessarily wrong to be dubious about Revelation; the field is crowded with charlatans and with the delusional. But Islamic practice is too often materialistic – devoted to control of people and territory; prayer is in prescribed rote, obedience to liturgical forms under the watchful dictatorship of the clergy. Worship is obedience to Islam and Islam is the entire will of God; there is no spontaneity, originality, or renovation; nothing is outside the box and everything “is written” (foreordained).
There is a difference between a formulaic doctrine and a living faith.
In today’s prevalent Muslim conception, all power is with the clerical enforcers of orthodoxy; none resides in those who would seek any enlightenment or enhancement of existing perceptions of religious duty or insight. And it is a congregational system: There is no central authority as in an episcopate or papacy. Any mullah can dictate to the consciences of his followers.
Faith, in the West, is a growing trust in some plausible definition of the organizing force or principle of the universe. God can be approached, and the book is never closed on interpretation and insight — nor on any human soul, no matter how steeped in official error. Muslim faith is in the finite canons of the doctrine. They will not change or be elaborated, just as the Islamic God “was not begotten and does not beget.” It is assent to a doctrine and not a living faith, although Gabriel, that intrepid traveler, was deemed to be the messenger to Mohammed, in a reprise of his alleged role in the birth of Christianity six centuries before.
It is not for us in the West, whether religious believers or not, to say that Mohammed was not divinely inspired, or to dispute his message, but it is quite in order to question Islam’s frequent inflexibility and violence. Islam deserves the respect due to the subject of mass adherence and to the consideration officially accorded religious practice. It is a mighty force, whether the West, believing or not believing, likes it or not. But Islam does not deserve to be excused from the requirement of conforming to reasonable norms of coexistence with secular authorities and with other faiths. And it certainly does not deserve a full pass from that large segment of our self-loathing Western media that devotes itself constantly to the destruction of Judeo-Christian values, while largely ignoring the antics of teeming masses of Muslims who scream death to the West while pressing their foreheads against the floor of their mosques, and who treat women as property and intellectual curiosity as blasphemy. Our secular leaders, whatever their own religious views, should cease to appease these forces of the anti-Christ; should unsheathe the great moral sword in their scabbards, and have some thought for the more than 1.5 billion practicing Christians whose votes they seek, while pretending that any acknowledgment of Christianity is an affront to all other faiths and a forced march on seven-league boots back into the Dark Ages. — Conrad Black He can be reached at He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Putin Poses as Defender of Christian Civilization
Cliff Kincaid — February 7, 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi aren’t the only platform for Russian President Vladimir Putin to assert himself on the international stage. He is reportedly planning to preside over a major Moscow conference in September sponsored by the World Congress of Families, a pro-family coalition that includes several high-profile American conservative organizations. Putin, who is recently divorced and is said to have a mistress, will present himself as a defender of the Christian faith and Christian values, in contrast to the decline and decadence of the West. He is counting on conservatives in attendance to ignore the fact that he was a Soviet KGB officer and ran its successor, the FSB. One of the main specialties of the Soviet/Russian intelligence services is propaganda and disinformation. The event, to be partly financed by Putin crony Vladimir Yakunin, will be held in the Kremlin, the Duma (the Russian parliament), Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the Christ The Savior Cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church. One of Putin’s allies, Alexey Komov, made an appearance in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday at a National Press Club news conference and blamed Wall Street bankers for funding the communist Bolshevik revolution in Russia in 1917. Komov, who is the Russian representative of the World Congress of Families (WCF) and helps handle “international relations” for the Russian Orthodox Church, declared that “Wall Street bankers” were among the “international professional forces of evil,” that had “introduced communism” and “imposed” it on Russia. To some in the audience, the comments echoed incendiary claims on anti-Semitic websites that Jewish bankers were behind Russian communism. In addition to this controversy, Komov seemed to accept claims advanced by the so-called 9/11 “truth” movement that hidden or mysterious forces, possibly linked to the U.S. government, were behind the September 11, 2001 al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on America. Komov was pressed repeatedly on his backing of the Putin regime and its oppression of the Russian people. I personally presented him with a list of political prisoners being held in Russia and asked him to seek their release. Trying to turn the tables on the questioners, he brought up such topics as: • Racism in America • Treatment of the American Indians • Giving California to Mexico and Alaska back to Russia • The alleged murders of witnesses to the JFK assassination • The U.S. invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan • “Political prisoners” in the U.S., such as the terrorists at Guantanamo Bay • “Who did 9/11?” In regard to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America, Komov said “I don’t know” who did it, adding, “I didn’t do the investigation.” Al-Qaeda leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the architect of the 9/11 attacks, is being held in U.S. military custody at Guantánamo Bay. But Komov claimed that these are “political prisoners,” comparable to the human rights activists being imprisoned in Russia today. He declined to explain why there have been no government prosecutions of those behind the murders of journalists in Russia. WCF executive director Larry Jacobs was also a speaker at the press conference, and disclosed that he is trying to finalize confirmations from members of the U.S. Congress who will be attending the Moscow summit. But the involvement of conservatives may be in jeopardy when they learn, as Jacobs confirmed at the event, that Vladimir Yakunin, a close associate of Russian President Putin, is behind the Moscow conference. The Economist has described Yakunin, who runs the railway monopoly in Russia, as “a former diplomat who served his country at the United Nations in New York and is believed to have held a high rank in the KGB.” Jessica Stein states directly in the Harvard Political Review that Yakunin is not only a member of Putin’s inner circle but a former KGB official. The World Congress of Families describes itself as an international network of pro-family organizations, scholars, and leaders from more than 80 countries that seeks to restore the natural family as the fundamental social unit of society. Conservatives agree that its work has been very worthwhile on a global basis. However, its Russian connection is raising eyebrows. Komov insisted that “Russia’s not a communist country anymore” and that Putin and other Russian leaders have not only turned away from their communist past and involvement with the KGB, but are Bible-believing Christians today. Although Putin created his own “United Russia” political party, Komov admitted that the Communist Party of Russia is still a significant force in the country and is the second most powerful political party in the Russian Duma. In fact, Putin has identified Communist Party head Gennady Zyuganov as one of Russia’s most influential politicians, and presented him with an early Soviet edition of the Communist Manifesto as a birthday gift. Komov, who describes himself as an anti-communist, claimed that the Russian revolution in 1917 was the result of “international specialists,” saying, “Leon Trotsky landed in Russia from New York City with the financing of Wall Street bankers—200 people—they hardly spoke Russian. So there were international well-prepared professional revolutionaries who have overthrown the Czarist Russian regime and introduced communism.” He promised to supply an Internet link to a book to prove his claims. The Russian Orthodox Church recently came under criticism for publishing a 2014 calendar in honor of Soviet mass murderer Joseph Stalin. Komov insisted the church was not directly involved in its publication. However, scholar Keith Armes has observed that the Russian Orthodox Church “survived the collapse of the Communist system” and “is having difficulty maintaining its identity and credibility after seventy years of faithful service to the Communist Party.” Former KGB officer Konstantin Preobrazhensky has called the church “Putin’s Espionage Church,” and devotes a major portion of his book, KGB/FSB’s New Trojan Horse, to its use by the Russian intelligence service. The implication in the current context is that the World Congress of Families event in Moscow could become a vehicle for Russian authorities to exercise influence over American conservatives. Nevertheless, Austin Ruse of the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute strongly supports the upcoming Moscow summit and told the press conference that he believes Russia is converting to Christianity under Putin. The curious financial dealings of Vladimir Yakunin, an underwriter of the WCF Moscow event with close links to the hierarchy at the Russian Orthodox Church, are the subject of a recent report that AIM publicized on massive corruption within the Sochi Olympics. The report, “Winter Olympics in the Sub-Tropics,” states that while Yakunin was working on various Sochi-related construction projects, he “began building his own property in the village of Akulinino” that includes an owners’ residence, apartments, a guest house, a servants’ quarters, a garage for 15 cars, sauna, swimming pool, and prayer room. “According to the realtors’ appraisals, the value of the property is $75 million,” the report said. “Yakunin’s confirmed income for 2007, according to the newspaper Vedomosti, was $1.5 million. Thus, Yakunin’s legal income was clearly insufficient to build such a costly property and maintain it.” The report says Yakunin is an old friend of Putin’s and a member of the “Troika of Champions” benefiting from the $50 billion that is being spent on the games. It says $30 billion of that total has been stolen by Putin and his allies. The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a roundtable discussion on Vladimir Yakunin back in 2007, which described his relationship with Putin as follows: “Their acquaintance probably dates back to the 1980s under Gorbachev, when Yakunin was working with the U.N. and Putin [was] working with the KGB in Germany. In addition, both Putin and Yakunin lived in St. Petersburg from 1991 onward and it is likely they had considerable contact. Their relationship continues to be close to this day.” Conference participants predicted Yakunin could one day succeed Putin as president of Russia.
Is Islam Truly Standing
'Shoulder to Shoulder' With Other Religions?
LEVY July 18, 2013
Recently, Christian Bible translators considered changes that
would make Christian scriptures more palatable to Muslim audiences. Instead of
"in the name of the Father," they put forth the phrase "in the
name of Allah." "Baptize them in the name of the Father and of the
Son and the Holy Spirit" was reformulated as "Cleanse them in the
name of Allah, his Messiah, and his Holy Spirit." In addition, Isa a
prophet of Allah in the Koran who is superseded by Mohammed, has been equated
with Jesus in the Christian Bible. Of course, many Christians view this as
blasphemy. > MORE < 15
Putin says leaders should unite to end anti-Christian persecution
DALLAS, August 2, 2013 — Vladimir Putin said last week that he observes “with alarm” that “in many of the world’s regions, especially in the Middle East and in North Africa, inter-confessional tensions are mounting, and the rights of religious minorities are infringed, including Christians and Orthodox Christians.”
The Russian president made his comments at a meeting with Orthodox Christian leaders in Moscow. He urged the international community to take steps towards preserving the rights of Christian people worldwide and preventing the violence that they suffer routinely in dozens of nations around the globe. http://www.copticworld.org/articles/2341
Why the Media Doesn’t Cover Jihadist Attacks on Middle East Christians Raymond Ibrahim The Torch (Christians United for Israel’s Magazine, Winter 2014) “To their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting Him to public disgrace”—Hebrews 6:6 The United Nations, Western governments, media, universities, and talking heads everywhere insist that Palestinians are suffering tremendous abuses from the state of Israel. Conversely, the greatest human rights tragedy of our time—radical Muslim persecution of Christians, including in Palestinian controlled areas—is devotedly ignored. The facts speak for themselves. Reliable estimates indicate that anywhere from 100-200 million Christians are persecuted every year; one Christian is martyred every five minutes. Approximately 85% of this persecution occurs in Muslim majority nations. In 1900, 20% of the Middle East was Christian. Today, less than 2% is. In one week in Egypt alone, where my Christian family emigrated, the Muslim Brotherhood launched a kristallnacht—attacking, destroying, and/or torching some 82 Christian churches (some of which were built in the 5th century, when Egypt was still a Christian-majority nation before the Islamic conquests). Al-Qaeda’s black flag has been raised atop churches. Christians—including priests, women and children—have been attacked, beheaded, and killed. Nor is such persecution of Christians limited to Egypt. From Morocco in the west to Indonesia in the east and from Central Asia to the north to sub-Saharan Africa to the south; across thousands of miles of lands inhabited by peoples who do not share the same races, languages, cultures, and/or socio-economic conditions, millions of Christians are being persecuted and in the same exact patterns. Muslim converts to Christianity and Christian evangelists are attacked, imprisoned, and sometimes beheaded; countless churches across the Islamic world are being banned or bombed; Christian women and children are being abducted, enslaved, raped, and/or forced to renounce their faith. Far from helping these Christian victims, U.S. policies are actually exacerbating their sufferings. Whether in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, or Syria, and under the guise of the U.S.-supported “Arab Spring,” things have gotten dramatically worse for Christians. Indeed, during a recent U.S. congressional hearing, it was revealed that thousands of traumatized Syrian Christians—who, like Iraqi Christians before them are undergoing a mass exodus from their homeland—were asking “Why is America at war with us?” The answer is that very few Americans have any clue concerning what is happening to their coreligionists. Few mainstream media speak about the horrific persecution millions of people are experiencing simply because they wish to worship Christ in peace. There, is of course, a very important reason why the mainstream media ignores radical Muslim persecution of Christians: if the full magnitude of this phenomenon was ever know, many cornerstones of the mainstream media—most prominent among them, that Israel is oppressive to Palestinians—would immediately crumble. Why? Because radical Muslim persecution of Christians throws a wrench in the media’s otherwise well-oiled narrative that “radical-Muslim-violence-is-a-product-of-Muslim-grievance”—chief among them Israel. Consider it this way: because the Jewish state is stronger than its Muslim neighbors, the media can easily portray Islamic terrorists as frustrated “underdogs” doing whatever they can to achieve “justice.” No matter how many rockets are shot into Tel Aviv by Hamas and Hezbollah, and no matter how anti-Israeli bloodlust is articulated in radical Islamic terms, the media will present such hostility as ironclad proof that Palestinians under Israel are so oppressed that they have no choice but to resort to terrorism. However, if radical Muslims get a free pass when their violence is directed against those stronger than them, how does one rationalize away their violence when it is directed against those weaker than them—in this case, millions of indigenous Christians? The media simply cannot portray radical Muslim persecution of Christians—which in essence and form amount to unprovoked pogroms—as a “land dispute” or a product of “grievance” (if anything, it is the ostracized and persecuted Christian minorities who should have grievances). And because the media cannot articulate radical Islamic attacks on Christians through the “grievance” paradigm that works so well in explaining the Arab-Israeli conflict, their main recourse is not to report on them at all. In short, Christian persecution is the clearest reflection of radical Islamic supremacism. Vastly outnumbered and politically marginalized Christians simply wish to worship in peace, and yet still are they hounded and attacked, their churches burned and destroyed, their women and children enslaved and raped. These Christians are often identical to their Muslim co-citizens, in race, ethnicity, national identity, culture, and language; there is no political dispute, no land dispute. The only problem is that they are Christian and so, Islamists believe according to their scriptural exegesis, must be subjugated. If mainstream media were to report honestly on Christian persecution at the hands of radical Islamists so many bedrocks of the leftist narrative currently dominating political discourse would crumble, first and foremost, the idea that radical Islamic intolerance is a product of “grievances,” and that Israel is responsible for all Jihadist terrorism against it.
US threatened by Russia's Christianity 01.07.2013 By Xavier Lerma
If you ever wonder why the weasel west media always calls Putin a dictator or demonizes him, just look at what has been happening recently. By watching the US news last week one would think all of America has turned gay with the Supreme Court ruling on married same-sex couples. The New York Times called it a, "major victories for the gay rights movement". Some even compare it to racial equality. If Putin was the dictator the West claims, the new law that defends Christianity would have been in effect immediately after the pussy riot blasphemy which happened last year. Recently President Putin signed a 'gay propaganda' ban and law criminalizing insult of religious feelings.
Oddly enough the West is the only place where some Christian leaders are gay. Their Christian churches omit certain biblical teachings against homosexuality. Yes, Russia's Christianity and anyone who defends it rain on the gay parade and their upside down world. In the past they demonized Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann and ridiculed Christians in America as crazed right-wingers. They danced when President Reagan, Jerry Falwell and Charlton Heston died. There is no longer a real powerful conservative in the West the liberals fear.
In the East there is someone that causes the western liberal's maniacal laughter to stop. Vladimir Putin. He has real world power, which causes the liberal media to fearfully ignore or warp his image. Like a good Christian King he leads a nation to Christ. Deep down in their evil souls they shriek like devils because they know Christ is true God and true power that they cannot defeat. They thought the Bolshevik revolution destroyed Holy Mother Russia. Christ cannot be defeated and his servant Putin has welcomed Christ and His church.
Conservative Americans have written thanking me for my articles since their media and government ignores them. They tell me most of America is Christian and they support Putin. Tony Smyles wrote, "I wish you would come to the US and become head of our major news outlets CBS, NBC, ABC and CNN. Our journalists are, to a man, in lock-step with Obama, having drunk deeply from his pig's trough of Kool-Aid."
The fact that Putin allows Christianity is an AMAZING thing, while Christians, true ones, are persecuted in anti christ America. - Robert
Putin has encouraged the nation of Russia to return to spiritual values, whereas the US. is going in the opposite direction. - Glen
It is a shame that it takes someone from Russia to speak the truth that our media refuses to do. The reason they don't is because they are communists themselves. - Steve
The incredible irony is that religious freedom is under assault by the US Democratic government and party. The battle in the US is truly a spiritual battle of good versus evil. - Sam
The anti-Christ system has taken full control of the USA. - J
I used to live in a country where strong conservative morale character meant something. No longer and the days of darkness here in the USA have begun. - Loy
I am sure they wished their government would do the same as Russia by putting anti-gay laws and laws to protect Christianity. Fines and jail time to defend children and Christ's church. Putin said,
"Certain countries ... think that there is no need to protect [children] from this. ... But we are going to provide such protection the way that State Duma [parliamentary] lawmakers have decided. We ask you not to interfere in our governance."
The Western media prefers to insult Putin and herald perverted girls that defile churches in Russia. The same church destroyed by Communists and rebuilt by the Russian faithful. The West proclaims how terrible Putin is and how he jailed poor little girls in a band who were just singing in church. Even the conservative media, supposedly Christian, ignores the Russian church and men like Putin who helped it. Propaganda they say. Propaganda we say when the West warps or ignores the truth of a church Christ Himself saved.
It was not long ago when Communism soaked the land of Russia with blood and destroyed churches in its quest to bring happiness to mankind. Now the Russian Orthodox Church is strong and getting stronger thanks to men in government like President Vladimir Putin. Does America know how this happened and why their media still portrays it as the same evil Soviet Union?
How can conservative media sources in America who claim to be Christian ignore their Christian brothers in Russia who are now successful? Martyrs they ignore and the blood that was shed to restore the Christian Church in Russia. They must be con artists playing the conservative side as fools while the liberals enslave the rest.
Devout Russian Christians are on the march to conquer the world. Not like the Communist Soviet Union who spread wars like Obama and the US are doing now. These Russians are like Disciples of Christ who lovingly reach out to their brothers and sisters. Helping men and women in darkness enslaved by a materialistic society who are truly in need of Christ. Look to the East.
Reagan called the Soviet Union the evil empire and rightly so. "The Soviet Union was the Russian people held hostage by the Communists"- Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Solzhenitsyn wrote about those evils in many of his books, which Reagan was well aware of. On May 30, 1988 in Moscow, President Ronald Reagan was at the Danilov Monastery. He said,
"There is a beautiful passage that I'd just like to read, if I may. It's from one of this country's great writers and believers, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, about the faith that is as elemental to this land as the dark and fertile soil. He wrote:
"When you travel the byroads of central Russia, you begin to understand the secret of the pacifying Russian countryside. It is in the churches. They lift their bell-towers-graceful, shapely, all different-high over mundane timber and thatch. From villages that are cut off and invisible to each other, they soar to the same heaven.... The evening chimes used to ring out, floating over the villages, fields, and woods, reminding men that they must abandon trivial concerns of this world and give time and thought to eternity."
Putin and Reagan listened to Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Those who listen to their elders tend to be wiser. Vladimir Putin allows Christianity to flourish unlike the liberals in America who have their own warped idea of freedom from God and a denial of evil's existence in the world.
There is a reason that most public schools in America do not teach the Bolshevik revolution and its true consequences. There are people in the West that want to remove everything related to Christ from "public view" just as the communists did during the Soviet enslavement of Russia. 20th century Russia is proof that Christianity can prevail against their darkness and confusion.
Today, the liberals who control the West fear Putin as though doomsday was tomorrow. It's not a nuclear threat but rather a spiritual renewal that threatens them. It is not Putin but Russia's Christianity they fear. Rather, it is Christ they truly fear and hate. They try to persuade Americans by scaring everyone with ideas of Putin as the evil KGB out to destroy the world. They "reason" KGB is bad. Putin is KGB. Therefore, Putin is bad. They demonize Putin because it's not our world but their liberal world that is in danger of being destroyed.
Xavier Lerma Contact Xavier Lerma at email@example.com
Confirmed: U.S. Chief Facilitator of Christian Persecution
By Raymond Ibrahim on January 19, 2014
Muslim Persecution of Christians
National Review Online
Prominent indicators confirm that the U.S. is the chief facilitator of the persecution of Christians around the world today.
According to the recently released 2014 World Watch List, which ranks the 50 nations where Christians are most persecuted, Syria is the third worst nation in the world in which to be Christian, Iraq is fourth, Afghanistan fifth, and Libya 13th. All four countries receive the strongest designation, “extreme persecution” (other designations are “severe,” “moderate,” and “sparse” persecution).
Sen. John McCain meets with “Syrian rebels,” many of whom are not Syrian, and one of which is a known kidnapper (L – Muhammad Nour) Aside from being so closely and harshly ranked, these four nations have something else in common: heavy U.S. involvement. Three—Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya—were “liberated” thanks to U.S. forces, while in the fourth, Syria, the U.S. is actively sponsoring “freedom fighters” against the regime, many of whom would be better labeled “terrorists.”
The Syrian situation alone indicts U.S. foreign policy. According to Reuters:
Open Doors, a non-denominational group supporting persecuted Christians worldwide, said on Wednesday it had documented 2,123 “martyr” killings, compared with 1,201 in 2012. There were 1,213 such deaths in Syria alone last year, it said. “This is a very minimal count based on what has been reported in the media and we can confirm,” said Frans Veerman, head of research for Open Doors. Estimates by other Christian groups put the annual figure as high as 8,000.
While most Americans are shielded from the true nature of the war by the U.S. media’s reluctance to report on it, Arabic media, websites, and activists daily report and document atrocity after atrocity—beheadings and bombed churches, Christians slaughtered for refusing to convert to Islam, and countless abducted for ransom or rape—at the hands of those whom the U.S. supports.
It’s enough to point out that “the largest massacre of Christians in Syria,” to quote a top religious leader, was left wholly unreported by any major U.S. news network.
At any rate, the statistics speak for themselves: Syria, which used to be religiously tolerant, is now, in the context of the United States’ trying to bring “democracy” to it, the third worst country in the world in terms of “extreme persecution” of Christians.
The Blaze reports that Dr. David Curry, president of Open Doors, charged that the Obama administration has essentially declined to make the protection of religious minorities a priority . . . “There are many instances where the vacuum of leadership and spokesmanship has created a real problem,” said the human rights leader. “I would say that every significant data point on this year’s ‘2014 Watch List’ is worse—and I think a factor in it is a lack of leadership from Western governments including . . . the U.S. in terms of religious freedom.”
But it’s worse than that. Far from taking any action or providing leadership—or simply ceasing to support the terrorists responsible—the Obama administration recently tried to go to war with Syria on behalf of the “freedom fighters,” amazingly, in the name of “human rights” (Apparently the unsubstantiated rumor that Assad massacred people is enough for the U.S. to go to war, but the ongoing and well-documented massacres of Christians and other civilians at the hands of the opposition is not enough for the U.S. to stop supporting them.)
What’s worse, even the most misinformed mainstream-media-watching American today knows that the so-called “Arab Spring,” which was hailed to justify U.S. support for “rebels” of all stripes—in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood (which months ago destroyed some 80 churches); in Libya, al-Qaeda, which has turned Benghazi into a terror zone; and now the “freedom fighters” in Syria—is not what it was touted to be.
In other words, at this point, whenever the U.S. intervenes in an Islamic nation, Islamists come to power. This is well demonstrated by the other three nations to which the U.S. brought “democracy” and where Christian minorities suffer “extreme persecution”:
• Afghanistan: The supposedly “moderate” Karzai government installed by the U.S. upholds many of the draconian laws enforced by the Taliban—including the apostasy law, fiercely persecuting those who seek to convert to Christianity—and, in 2011, under U.S. auspices, it destroyed Afghanistan’s last Christian church.
• Iraq: After the U.S. toppled Saddam Hussein, Christian minorities were savagely attacked and slaughtered, and dozens of their churches were bombed (see here for graphic images). Christians have been terrorized into near-extinction, with well over half of them fleeing Iraq.
• Libya: Ever since U.S.-backed, al-Qaeda-linked terrorists overthrew Qaddafi, Christians—including Americans—have indeed suffered extreme persecution. Churches have been bombed; Christians have been tortured and killed (including for refusing to convert); and nuns have been threatened.
Surely a common theme emerges here: Where the U.S. works to oust secular autocrats, the quality of life for Christians and other minorities takes a major nosedive. Under Saddam, Qaddafi, and Assad, Christians and their churches were largely protected.
Moreover, while George W. Bush was responsible for Afghanistan and Iraq, the argument can be made that, back then (2001 and 2003), this pattern of Islamic radicalization that erupts once autocrats are gone was less well known than it is today. There weren’t many precedents.
Conversely, the Obama administration has had both Afghanistan and Iraq to learn from—and yet still it supports Islamists and jihadis. But by now, what happens once they assume power—religious persecution, terror, oppression—is no longer a secret.
Incidentally, those who care little for the fate of Christians or other minorities in the Islamic world would do well to remember a simple truism: Wherever anti-Christian elements come to power, anti-American forces come to power. The two are synonymous.
Put differently, Muslim persecution of Christians is the litmus test of how radical an Islamic society has become. In all those Muslim nations that the U.S. has interfered in—Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Egypt (till the Egyptians revolted, to the chastisement of the U.S.), and now Syria—the increase of religious intolerance is a reflection of the empowerment of forces hostile to Western civilization.
I am often asked, “How can we help persecuted Christians?” At this point, one must respond: “How about starting with getting the U.S. government to stop being the chief facilitator of Christian persecution?” Altruism aside, it would be in the interests of all who value freedom, religious or otherwise—and especially their descendants