Skip to comments.Australian Muslim billboard campaign angers Christians
Posted on 06/05/2011 11:21:02 AM PDT by Nachum
Advertisement by group Mypeace, reading "Jesus, a Prophet of Islam," labeled by Catholic bishop "a direct assault on Christian beliefs."
A billboard campaign in Australia launched by a Muslim group in the country caused outrage among some of Sydney's Christians, upset by advertisements reading "Jesus, a Prophet of Islam," the London Daily Mail reported on Saturday. One Catholic bishop said that the posters were a "direct assault on Christian beliefs."
The group, called Mypeace, claims that the campaign was made to encourage awareness about Islam, and correct some misconceptions the public may have regarding the religion. The group said the signs will be up for four weeks before being placed on city buses.
Some other slogans posted include: "Holy Qur'an: The Final Testament" and "Muhammad: Mercy to Mankind."
According to the group's website, one of the billboards was vandalized a day after it first appeared.
Julian Porteous, auxiliary bishop at the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney, urged Mypeace to take down the advertisements, saying religions should not offend people of different faiths.
I think we ought to riot and burn down mosques over this.
we wish our Jesus belong to everybody
(Allah) said: “O Iblis (Satan)! What is your reason for not being among the prostrators?” [Iblis (Satan)] said: “I am not the one to prostrate myself to a human being, whom You created from sounding clay of altered black smooth mud.” (Allah) said: “Then, get out from here, for verily, you are Rajim (an outcast or a cursed one).” [Tafsir At-Tabari] “And verily, the curse shall be upon you till the Day of Recompense (i.e. the Day of Resurrection).” [Iblis (Satan)] said: “O my Lord! Give me then respite till the Day they (the dead) will be resurrected.” Allah said: “Then, verily, you are of those reprieved, Till the Day of the time appointed.” [Iblis (Satan)] said: “O my Lord! Because YOU MISLED ME, I shall indeed adorn the path of error for them (mankind) on the earth, and I shall mislead them all. Except Your chosen, (guided) slaves among them.” (Allah) said: “This is the Way which will lead straight to Me. Certainly, you shall have no authority over My slaves, except those who follow you of the Ghawin (Mushrikun and those who go astray, criminals, polytheists, and evil-doers, etc.). And surely, Hell is the promised place for them all. It (Hell) has seven gates, for each of those gates is a (special) class (of sinners) assigned.” S. 15:32-44
Jn 8:39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Jn 8:40 But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.
Jn 8:41 Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, [even] God.
Jn 8:42 Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
Jn 8:43 Why do ye not understand my speech? [even] because ye cannot hear my word.
Jn 8:44 Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Jn 8:45 And because I tell [you] the truth, ye believe me not.
Jn 8:46 Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
Jn 8:47 He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.
Jn 8:48 Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?
Jn 8:49 Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.
Jn 8:50 And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.
Jn 8:51 Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death.
Jn 8:52 Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death.
Jn 8:53 Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself?
Jn 8:54 Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God:
Jn 8:55 Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.
Jn 8:56 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw [it], and was glad.
Jn 8:57 Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?
Jn 8:58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
Jn 8:59 Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
see post 23
I seem to remember a part of the Bible that relates God command. If you preach and no one listens, then the guilt is on them. If you refuse to preach, the guilt is on you.
If you're a non-Muslim in a Muslim majority country, expect to be treated as a dhimmi. That's still no excuse for inaction.
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