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Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is FREE
Vinienco ^ | 9/8/2012 | Vinienco

Posted on 09/08/2012 6:41:26 AM PDT by blueyon

CSW has been informed that apostasy charges against Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani have been dropped

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aclj; iran; justice; middleeast; nadarkhani; pastor; prayer
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THANK YOU GOD! I read this on ACLJ also on facebook but they do not have a link up yet
1 posted on 09/08/2012 6:41:33 AM PDT by blueyon
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To: blueyon
For those who may not remember, He's the Iranian Christian Pastor who faced death in Iran for apostacy.

This is welcome news, thanks for posting.

2 posted on 09/08/2012 6:46:28 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: blueyon

Indeed. Praise God!


3 posted on 09/08/2012 6:56:18 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: blueyon

Praise GOD!!!


4 posted on 09/08/2012 7:06:54 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: blueyon

Wonderful news!


5 posted on 09/08/2012 7:25:45 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: blueyon

Praise God.


6 posted on 09/08/2012 7:33:21 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: blueyon

1) Excellent news.

2) What did we give them to secure his freedom?


7 posted on 09/08/2012 7:41:42 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: blueyon
THANK YOU GOD! I read this on ACLJ also on facebook but they do not have a link up yet

*************

God is faithful...
... and STRONG!

All praises to God and heartfelt thanksgiving through Christ, for sparing our dear brother, Pastor Youcef!

8 posted on 09/08/2012 7:48:40 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: blueyon

Thank you Lord!

I would love to see a post release photo of him, with his family.


9 posted on 09/08/2012 8:04:35 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: blueyon

WOW!! PRAISE BE TO GOD IN CHRIST JESUS OUR LORD!!!


10 posted on 09/08/2012 8:09:41 AM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: blueyon

Awesome! I am so happy for him and all of his loved ones. Surely they are rejoicing and glorifying God for He is good.


11 posted on 09/08/2012 8:09:53 AM PDT by shatcher (Judges 17:6b Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.)
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To: blueyon

PRAISE THE LORD!


12 posted on 09/08/2012 8:19:11 AM PDT by Shelayne (Even so, come quickly, Lord Jesus!)
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To: blueyon; JesusBmyGod; buffyt; rom; persistence48; Hanna548; DvdMom; leftyontheright; FrdmLvr; ...
The Lord is good, but please remember all to keep him in your prayers. Unlike us, he is living in the belly of the beats and yet he does not shirk hi responsibility to the One and only One who we should be receiving our marching orders from.
Lord our father, we pray for our brother Youcef whom you have found favor in. We ask you Lord to keep a hedge around him as he goes forth and boldly proclaims the Gospel. As in the day when the Sanhedrin arrested Peter and John for healing a lame man and were asked:
"By what power or by what name have you done this?"

Peter became filled with the power of the Holy Spirit and told them that it was by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth whom they crucified. The Sanhedrin ordered their release but also severely threaten them, that they would never speak to no man in this name again.

Peter and John However obeyed God instead, and immediately began preaching to the people and the Church grew. Again the Leaders of the Temple had them arrested and put in prison, but at night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, telling them to:

"Go, stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of this life."

Obeying God, they they went to the Temple the next morning and again began preaching the Gospel in the name of Jesus. Shocked they had escaped from prison, the rulers of the Temple learned they were actually in the Temple defying their order by preaching in the name of Jesus of Nazareth again and had them brought in to them for questioning.

When they realized they could not stop them from speaking of Jesus and teaching His teachings, they headed the advice of Saul's (the apostle Paul) teacher, Gamaliel who was a Pharisee held in high respect by all the people. Gamaliel told the rest of the Sanhedrin:

"I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; but if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it--lest you even be found to fight against God."

After being beaten, they were commanded not to speak in the name of Jesus again and let go. However, we learn from the Scriptures that they again obeyed God instead of man and went out from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. They continued to go to the temple and would not cease from teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Scripture I referenced can be found in the book of
Acts, chapters 3 to 5

So my fellow FReeper brothers and sisters in Christ, join me in prayer that Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, is filled with the Holy Spirit and does not cease to teach and preach that Jesus is the Christ and that He is the only way to salvation. Knowing that our prayers will bring even more condemnation down upon him from the Islamic rulers of Iran. It is not those who shirk from their responsibility whom the Lord uses and blesses, but those who willingly enter the oven knowing that another will be by their side, our Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ.

Please do not cease now that he is free, pray more earnest for him, because it is the most powerful weapon in our arsenal. For if God is for us, who can be against us? Lord be with our brother Youcef in his ministry as he teaches those who are lost and trapped in a lie.

Our Father, in Jesus name we ask that you continue to bless Youcef, and protect him from those who would stand in Your way. I pray, we all pray, that the preaching of our brother Youcef adds to Your church daily and that the Gospel will overshadow the evil which permeates from those who would persecute him for following your great command of making disciples and baptizing in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Lord may your will be done, Amen


13 posted on 09/08/2012 8:31:57 AM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: blueyon

All Honor and Glory To God!

Thank You, Father, Thank You!


14 posted on 09/08/2012 8:34:28 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: blueyon

Read this earlier today on FB but didn’t know if it was true. Prayers, many, many prayers, answered. Praise God.


15 posted on 09/08/2012 8:40:10 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: OneVike

Nothing like a few spelling errors to start my day off.

Oh well, next time I shall try not to be in so much of a rush to hit post.


16 posted on 09/08/2012 8:42:16 AM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: zot; Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice

Hopefully this is a valid report.


17 posted on 09/08/2012 9:00:44 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: blueyon
This is wonderful news! I see that you support the ACLJ. Although I do not agree with everything that Pat Robertson says or does, that organization is one thing for which he deserves enormous credit! The American Center for Law and Justice is a much needed counterbalance to the ACLU. Had it not been for The 700 Club, I might have been unaware of the plight of Pastor Youcef and his family. Thanks be to God that he has been freed!!
18 posted on 09/08/2012 9:08:23 AM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: blueyon
The Obama campaign will have to print longer bumper stickers: Osama is dead, GM and Pastor Yoesef is alive.
19 posted on 09/08/2012 9:11:41 AM PDT by georgiegirl
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To: blueyon

A very brave, courageous man indeed. He could have renounced his faith but refused to deny his Lord and Master.

Puts to shame a lot of people who call themselves Christians here.

Now here’s a pastor whose sermon I would love to listen to.


20 posted on 09/08/2012 10:16:28 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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RE: The Obama campaign will have to print longer bumper stickers: Osama is dead, GM and Pastor Yoesef is alive.

Just curious, did the Obama administration have anything to do with this?


21 posted on 09/08/2012 10:17:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: OneVike
Praise God!!!

And I join you in urgent prayer for him!

22 posted on 09/08/2012 10:21:46 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: blueyon
THE PASTOR AND HIS FAMILY

23 posted on 09/08/2012 10:31:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: blueyon

That’s WONDERFUL! I’ve been praying for him... glory to God!!


24 posted on 09/08/2012 10:40:39 AM PDT by Southnsoul
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To: blueyon

Read it on FB and on ACLJ!

PRAISE THE LORD!!


25 posted on 09/08/2012 10:43:07 AM PDT by Texas56
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To: blueyon

PRAISE THE LORD FOR HIS MERCY ENDURES FOREVER!!


26 posted on 09/08/2012 10:46:13 AM PDT by 1lawlady (To G-d be the glory. Great things He has done!)
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To: blueyon

Thank You, Precious Lord!


27 posted on 09/08/2012 11:09:05 AM PDT by Faith
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To: blueyon

Thanks and praise to our Father in heaven, with great blessings to Pastor Nadarkhani, a courageous Christian, and his family.


28 posted on 09/08/2012 11:49:20 AM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: blueyon
Okay, but who is this guy again?
29 posted on 09/08/2012 12:12:27 PM PDT by mcleodglen
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To: OneVike

We all do it. “Belly of the beats” sounds like a good name for a band or a bbq restaurant.


30 posted on 09/08/2012 12:54:30 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping to this hopefully valid report.


31 posted on 09/08/2012 2:35:41 PM PDT by zot
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To: FES0844
This is great news,just read it,God always gets the GLORY...
32 posted on 09/08/2012 6:16:33 PM PDT by primrose (PRIMROSE)
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To: OneVike

Amen!


33 posted on 09/08/2012 7:23:50 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: blueyon

Praise God!


34 posted on 09/08/2012 7:52:31 PM PDT by Be Loved GA
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To: Be Loved GA

Thank you Iranian leadership. Wonderful decision.


35 posted on 09/08/2012 8:30:02 PM PDT by marygonzo
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To: Future Snake Eater
1) Excellent news.
2) What did we give them to secure his freedom?

Are you kidding? You know the answer to that. Obama explicitly told the world that he would not stand with Israel. If Israel goes after Iran, she's on her own and will not be assisted by her old ally, the US. The release of Pastor Yousef is just a little tip of the hat to the Obama Administration.

36 posted on 09/08/2012 8:58:38 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Many of us gave God our prayers.


37 posted on 09/08/2012 11:02:19 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Continued prayers for him & his family.


38 posted on 09/09/2012 4:53:51 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: ottbmare

“The release of Pastor Yousef is just a little tip of the hat to the Obama Administration”

You are joking aren’t you...I have not heard of anything the administration has done about this or that they has even been involved (that I know of)...The ACLJ has been heavily involved.

To God be the glory


39 posted on 09/09/2012 5:48:43 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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“Osama is dead, GM and Pastor Yoesef is alive.”

My my; how like Obama to claim credit for what THE NAVY SEALS, OUR TAX DOLLARS, and GOD did!


40 posted on 09/09/2012 11:23:26 AM PDT by Twinkie (In whose eyes a vile person is contemned. Ps. 15:4a)
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To: blueyon

He better high tail it across the border


41 posted on 09/09/2012 12:33:07 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: shalom aleichem

The many prayers for him worldwide have been answered. He is an inspiration for Christians worldwide.


42 posted on 09/09/2012 3:47:03 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: blueyon

Is there any plan to get him out of Iran?


43 posted on 09/09/2012 4:10:32 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: OneVike

Thanks for posting this!! Praying for God’s continued protection on the pastor and his family.


44 posted on 09/10/2012 8:43:09 AM PDT by dixiebelle
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To: OneVike

Thanks for posting this!! Praying for God’s continued protection on the pastor and his family.


45 posted on 09/10/2012 8:43:19 AM PDT by dixiebelle
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To: blueyon

I am very glad he has been released and passed the news on to many. I received an email from a friend who said that he was not a Christian, but a “Pastor” of a cult church, so I did some checking and found this site that explains the Church of Iran and also has a video of him stating his belief:

http://surphside.blogspot.com/2012/02/yosef-nadarkhani-pastor-of-modalist.html

Even if he is not a true Christian, I’m glad he was released. Who knows, maybe he came to know the Lord while he was in prison. I pray for his salvation.


46 posted on 09/10/2012 2:20:05 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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I have been keeping up with Pastor Youcef since Voice of the Martyrs first highlighted his case. He was always presented as an Evangelical pastor. However I am not surprised that he would be accused of not being a "true Christian". That is one of Satan's oldest tricks! Jesus was thought to be crazy (Mark 3:20-21) or in league with Beelzebub (Luke 11:15).

At a hearing, Pastor Youcef was asked to deny Jesus and that way save his life. What was his answer? “You ask me to recant. Recant means to return. What do you wish me to return to? The blasphemy that I was in before Christ?” The judges responded, “To the religion of your ancestors, Islam.” Youcef replied, “I cannot.” That says everything I want to know about Pastor Youcef!

47 posted on 09/10/2012 6:25:52 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

I too have been keeping up with him since the very beginning, through VOM, and praying for him. Yes, VOM and others have referred to him as an evangelical pastor; however, his own testimony and other Christian sources have said that the Church of Iran is a cult. You might check out the video in his own words. He denies the Trinity.


48 posted on 09/10/2012 6:52:35 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: TurkeyLurkey

Video is no longer available.


49 posted on 09/10/2012 7:19:05 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

Very interesting. I just watched it yesterday and another friend watched it last night.


50 posted on 09/10/2012 8:33:43 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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