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Husband of Christian woman sentenced to death for faith says she won't convert (to Islam)
Fox News ^ | May 24, 2014 | FoxNews

Posted on 05/25/2014 2:05:11 AM PDT by Innovative

An American citizen whose pregnant wife has been sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Friday that his wife is staying strong in her convictions despite her ordeal.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, whose Christian husband Daniel Wani holds American citizenship, has been held in a Sudanese prison along with her 20-month old son for more than three months.

Wani said on “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” that when his wife’s ordeal began he went to the U.S. embassy and tried to report the case. However, he said he was told to go to the UN because his wife is not an American.

“I say I am an American and she is a doctor, you have to help her but she refuse to do anything,” Wani said of a counselor at the embassy he spoke to.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christian; christianwoman; convert; islam; muslims; muslimworld; persecution; sudan
If you are a Christian, you get no help from the US government.
1 posted on 05/25/2014 2:05:12 AM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

They could always try playing the Hitler card and put on swastikas, that seems to work with our state department these days....


2 posted on 05/25/2014 2:09:51 AM PDT by varmintman (It must really suck to be a Nazi in Kiev these days...)
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Islam is a war plan.


3 posted on 05/25/2014 2:11:49 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Innovative

Get this woman and her children out, then level Omdurman. The Brits did it in the late 19th century.

Of course I realize we need a new president before anything can happen.


4 posted on 05/25/2014 2:15:31 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Innovative

If someone like Ronald Reagan, or perhaps even George Bush were President, Meriam Ibrahim and her toddler would by now, have been escorted by a full Presidential motorcade (President of Sudan, BTW), to the Khartoum Airport. She, and her son would be placed on a Sudanese government aircraft, to be sent ASAP to the US. With 0.00 in charge, we need to pray for the young lady and her family as the muhamedan-in-chief will do nothing to help her.


5 posted on 05/25/2014 2:20:05 AM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind but now I see...)
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To: Gene Eric

So she doesn’t wish to embrace Islam? Well, for the life of me, I can’t imagine why!


6 posted on 05/25/2014 2:21:15 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: Innovative

Every American should stay out of any nation with more that 6 percent mohamedan worshipers.


7 posted on 05/25/2014 2:25:38 AM PDT by healy61
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To: Innovative

She was naive to stay in the Sudan since she must have been aware it’s govt was run by Muslims.


8 posted on 05/25/2014 2:45:39 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Innovative
Does Sudan have a UN delegation in New Yawk?


9 posted on 05/25/2014 3:06:31 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Innovative

She won’t convert to Islam

Dear citizens of “whatever to call this place we call home these days” very soon we and our children will be given the same choice that she faces!

May we stand with her with Jesus Christ, for we will follow Jesus to the cross as He has led us.

Pray for her to stay strong in her decision!


10 posted on 05/25/2014 3:06:34 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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To: Innovative

Waiting for the hashtag from the white house.


11 posted on 05/25/2014 3:30:56 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Innovative

“She said she is not going to convert to Islam,” he said. “And let them do whatever they want to do but she is still a Christian and she is a Christian since she was born.”

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Mathew 5:10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.


12 posted on 05/25/2014 4:17:14 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: Innovative

Why not just say okay and then leave the country when you get a chance?


13 posted on 05/25/2014 4:37:58 AM PDT by sakic
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To: Innovative

....waiting.......for Michelle O to hash-tag this plight of thsi poor Christian pregnant woman.............waiting.............waiting.......


14 posted on 05/25/2014 5:02:42 AM PDT by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: Innovative

Maybe we should hire a sky writer and fly over the White House - to get Obama’s attention, of course!

I was at a bible study last week and none of my friends had heard about this woman’s plight. I told them they should be listening to Fox News to get the story. So, that may be why Obama has not done anything yet about Meriam/s. He does not watch Fox News.


15 posted on 05/25/2014 5:18:46 AM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: Innovative

Maybe we should hire a sky writer and fly over the White House - to get Obama’s attention, of course!

I was at a bible study last week and none of my friends had heard about this woman’s plight. I told them they should be listening to Fox News to get the story. So, that may be why Obama has not done anything yet about Meriam/s. He does not watch Fox News.

OTOH, how about all the conservative radio guys and gals asking for a rally in DC next weekend - Rally for Meriam - or maybe we need to organize groups to put up signs wherever Obama goes. He is such a dolt. My deceased parents would not believe what we are experiencing here with Obama’s administration. Obama’s IQ is underwater.


16 posted on 05/25/2014 5:22:37 AM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: sakic
"Why not just say okay and then leave the country when you get a chance?"

Because this Christian woman knows that the only unforgivable sin is to deny the Holy Spirit. Unlike fake religions which allow one to lie if the situation calls for it, she understands that either she profess faith or deny faith, and her eternity in heaven will depend on her choice.

God bless this woman as she is a living example to us all!

17 posted on 05/25/2014 5:23:46 AM PDT by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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To: Innovative

Call, write and e-mail your Congressional delegates. Call the Sudanese Embassy. Call that idiot in the White House.

This has got to stop. The U.S. government and western nations need to stop pandering to this vicious persecution of non-Muslims by these savages. What she is facing goes on daily for Christians and other non-Muslims in every Islamic nation on earth.

Didn’t we learn ANYTHING from WW2, Hitler and the Holocaust????


18 posted on 05/25/2014 5:30:57 AM PDT by ZULU (https://www.facebook.com/freejustina)
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To: sakic

“Why not just say okay and then leave the country when you get a chance?”

Because what happens to us in the next life is more important than what happens in this one. To deny Christ, even in extreme circumstances like this, is a serious matter. Remember Peter and the cock crowing- and he made up for it later by being martyred.

On the other hand if the bronze age savages do execute her, then both her and the unborn child die martyrs- straight into heaven, no waiting.


19 posted on 05/25/2014 5:38:06 AM PDT by rmichaelj
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To: Innovative

No one in the White House or the State Department has shown any concern whatsoever for this Christian woman, wife of an American citizen and mother of two American citizens. As far as I’m concerned they should all burn in hell for this, but of course that’s not my call.

The reason she didn’t leave Sudan is that she was waiting for our immigration system to finish her paperwork. Meriam tried to follow the rules. Meanwhile the same immigration system falls over itself to flood Texas with illegal Mexicans in hopes of giving political advantage to the Democrats.

As I see it this woman’s only hope is to make her an issue in the midterm elections. Every single candidate from both parties for the House and the Senate must be made to publicly state their position on her plight. I am writing and calling all of my congressional representatives and all candidates in my state.


20 posted on 05/25/2014 5:58:22 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: Innovative
Barack doesn't get MAD & ANGRY when Christians are persecuted at home and abroad.

..but let him be late for tee-time!

21 posted on 05/25/2014 6:08:52 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Innovative
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22 posted on 05/25/2014 6:44:34 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: BCW

Michelle is not trying to overthrow the Sudanese govt.

Pray America wakes up


23 posted on 05/25/2014 7:22:00 AM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy

You believe that if she lied to scum in order to save her life that she would be denied eternity in heaven? God would know the truth when she spoke her lie and would never punish her for that.

He would know what was in her heart.


24 posted on 05/25/2014 7:00:56 PM PDT by sakic
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To: sakic; daniel1212; Alex Murphy; HiTech RedNeck
"You believe that if she lied to scum in order to save her life that she would be denied eternity in heaven? God would know the truth when she spoke her lie and would never punish her for that. He would know what was in her heart."

That is a very difficult situation to understand indeed. And I am so often lacking in the right words to explain what I really want to say. So I am calling on a few FR Christians (daniel1212, Alex Murphy,and HiTech RedNeck) I know can probably answer better that I. I'll give it a try, then I hope that they will step in and fill in the gaps.

You are right about the part that God would KNOW what is in her heart..... but the question would remain, what exactly is in her heart if she could proclaim a false testimony as to her faith. For example: if your child was wrongly accused of something horrible and about to be killed for it, wouldn't you know that you must testify to your child's innocence, proclaim it loud and clear even if it might mean your death as well? What I am trying to say is that there are some truths so important, that to deny proclaiming them would be worse than death. How could you live on knowing that as your innocent child was being put to death that you did not try to save him? So the answer is YES, I do believe that God expects us as "Christians" to be ready to testify as to our faith in Jesus Christ, no matter what the consequences. However, in return He promises that the Holy Spirit will give us the courage and strength to do so.

The scriptures say:

“I tell you, whoever publicly acknowledges me before others, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. But whoever disowns me before others will be disowned before the angels of God." Luke 12:8-9

25 posted on 05/26/2014 5:30:18 AM PDT by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy; sakic; daniel1212; Alex Murphy; HiTech RedNeck
"You believe that if she lied to scum in order to save her life that she would be denied eternity in heaven? God would know the truth when she spoke her lie and would never punish her for that. He would know what was in her heart."

You are right about the part that God would KNOW what is in her heart..... but the question would remain, what exactly is in her heart if she could proclaim a false testimony as to her faith.

You are correct. While to save the life of another lying may be justified, the Bible treats confession with the mouth as reflecting the heart, and that saving faith i the kind that confesses the Lord Jesus, while false faith denies Him.

And as to die is gain as it means to be with the Lord, then to deny Christ is to profess faith, and love of this life more, or lack of saving faith in Christ.

"...for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. " (Matthew 12:34)

"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. " (Romans 10:9.10)

"And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. " (Matthew 10:28)

"Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven. " (Matthew 10:32-33)

But denying the Lord takes many forms and degrees, active and passive, and i do both.

To fail to witness of Christ to others due to fear, or to otherwise disobey Him is denying Him, which we do every time we sin. But to WILL-FULLY do so and or fail to repent when convicted of it is damnable.

I am on a laptop now which makes it even slower for me to type with my stiff fingers so this all for now.

26 posted on 05/26/2014 6:31:40 AM PDT by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: daniel1212

Well said,daniel1212. Thank you!


27 posted on 05/26/2014 7:45:39 AM PDT by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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