Skip to comments.**Rick Warren, Evangelicals, Invite Muslims to Love God Together**
Posted on 11/24/2007 6:17:27 AM PST by alpha-8-25-02
A Slice alert today as the Christian Post reports this morning that Rick Warren, Leith Anderson, the head of the National Association of Evangelicals, Bill Hybels and other evangelicals have signed a document urging Muslims to love God together with them and to find peace between the two religions. This is where it has all been heading, folks. Youve been warned for a long time now that this new spirituality is coming. Heres a quote from the article:
Christian leaders urged for an interfaith dialogue that moves beyond polite ecumenical talks between selected leaders. Instead, leaders of both faiths should hold dialogues to build relations that will reshape the two communities to genuinely reflect our common love for God and for one another, the Christian letter stated.Given the deep fissures in the relations between Christians and Muslims today, the task before us is daunting. And the stakes are great. The future of the world depends on our ability as Christians and Muslims to live together in peace, the letter added. If we fail to make every effort to make peace and come together in harmony you correctly remind us that our eternal souls are at stake as well.
The letters main emphasis is the absolutely central commonality between both religions: love of God and love of neighbor.
Other signers of the letter include Miroslav Volf, founder and director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture; Dr. Martin Accad, academic dean of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (Lebanon); Robert E. Cooley, president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Harvey Cox, Hollis professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School; and Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church.
The letter includes an apology to the Muslims for various wrongs that Christians have done them.
In the Christian response, Muslims have been asked to forgive Christians for their past sins such as the Crusades and excesses of the war on terrors as taught by Jesus Christ who said to First take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out your neighbors eye (Matthew 7:5).
full text of letter link: http://www.yale.edu/faith/abou-commonword.htm
How about Muslims turning away from worshiping the Deceiver, the Father of Lies, Satan, and instead turn towards the One True God? Would that be such a hard request to make?
These people are working on completely destroying Christianity! They are remaking the recipe - taking out a little bit of this and adding a little bit of that - Christians need to wake up to this and start fighting back. This sitting back and silently letting Christianity be eroded on a daily basis is wrong & we will have to answer to God for it.
ducklings that leave their mother always get eaten by snakes.
THAT IS BS IN THE EXTREME! The absolutely central tenet of the Muslim religion is waging war/killing infidels until all are dead or converted at the point of a sword.
This letter attempts to find common ground where, in fact, none can exist except that of a Christian serving his or her neighbor, and evangelizing them. Unfortunately the letter goes beyond that, and asserts common purpose between Christians and Muslims. This is a sewrious error, and I would hope that the home churches of these signees would hold them accountable.
“The future of the world depends on our ability as Christians and Muslims to live together in peace”
No it doesn’t. God alone knows the future, and does not depend on the actions of men. We must be faithful to his word, come what may.
Satan and Jesus living together in perfect harmony.....brain dead minister alert..
The same for Nancy Pelosi.
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(Can't help but wonder how this ties in with Warren's membership on The Council of Foreign Relations...)
This is valuing temporary safety over and above eternal security. It is fearing man (the Muslim ones) more than God (the God of the Bible, and his name ain't "allah").
It seems to me the only god Rick Warren worships is himself.....
Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
By all means, preach to these folks -- but do not expect - nor desire - union with darkness.
Rick Warren - you are losing the young Christians faster than you can find fifty uses of the word “purpose” in any given saddleback sermon or article on pastors.com.
On Terrorism from my 14 yr old daughter (vanity)
This is where an incomplete/incorrect understanding of the TRUE GOSPEL gets you. One world church.
For Rick Warren? YUP! He is what John Macarthur's book "ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL" is all about. Him and people like Joel (self)Esteem/Osteen.
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All believers need to educate themselves about the heresies of the Emerging Church Movement, Contemplative Spirituality, and the Purpose-Driven Movement. Beware, do not let yourself be deceived by these heresies!
Great post by your kid - it’s obvious her parents take seriously the command to be responsible for the education of their children, rather than trusting them to the “experts”.
On a related issue: I ordered a “promotional kit” for the recent International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church from http://www.opendoorsusa.org/ and one of the videos showed Muslims praying to Allah with a voice over proclaiming that they were crying out to God 5 times day and He was answering by bringing them to Christ.
I ‘bout puked. Wrote and asked them about it. They ‘splained their intentions, which were sound, etc. but the promo material contained this bit with a common lie that falls from the lips of our President, among others.
My favorite charity is http://www.bibleleague.org/ anyways :-)
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