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Nazareth Christians Warned Against 'Slandering' Allah
Israel Today ^ | 1/21/14

Posted on 02/11/2014 8:08:05 PM PST by marshmallow

As Christians of every stripe in Jesus' hometown of Nazareth begin to again take a real stand for their faith, local Muslims are warning them not to overstep the boundaries of their traditional place in the Middle East (hint: they must remain dhimmis, or second-class).

A large billboard hanging at a central point in Nazareth features a picture of an Israeli stop sign, along with the English translation of a verse from the Koran cautioning Christians (and Jews) to speak only the "truth" regarding Allah.

The poster (and Koran 4:171) reads:

"O people of the Scripture (Christians)! Do not exceed the limits of your religion. Say nothing but the truth about Allah (The One True God). The Christ Jesus, Son of Mary, was only a Messenger of God and His word conveyed to Mary and a spirit created by Him. So believe in God and His messengers and do not say: 'Three gods (trinity)'. Cease! It will be better for you. Indeed, Allah is the One and the Only God. His Holiness is far above having a son."

Evangelical Christians from Nazareth have become a growing and integral part of the overall Messianic body in the land, while traditional Christians (Catholics, Greek Orthodox, etc) have been waking up to their historical and religious connection to the Jews and are joining the Israeli army in ever greater numbers.

(Excerpt) Read more at israeltoday.co.il ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Evangelical Christian; Islam; Orthodox Christian
KEYWORDS: bethlehem; christians; deathtoislam; dhimmi; israel; koranimals; nazareth; religionofpieces; rop

1 posted on 02/11/2014 8:08:05 PM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Thankfully they live within the nation of Israel so their rulers will provide some level of protection. Were they in the Palestinian territories they would come under the Moslem civil authorities as the poor Christians in Bethlehem have found to their sorrow.


2 posted on 02/11/2014 8:13:22 PM PST by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began, q)
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To: marshmallow

We were in the Holy Land in 1999. I thought Nazareth was a real dump, full of low-lifes, kind of scary. Beautiful church there, tho. I forget its name.


3 posted on 02/11/2014 8:14:33 PM PST by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: marshmallow

That sign needs to come down and the Christians need to speak up.


5 posted on 02/11/2014 8:16:00 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: af_vet_1981

Actually, the Israeli gov’t on many levels has been as clueless as any Western gov’t when it comes to recognizing the need to put the boot on this behavior. Christians in Jesus’s birthplace, not to mention other parts of Israel and “occupied palestine” are very often left to fend completely for themselves.


6 posted on 02/11/2014 8:28:50 PM PST by freedom462
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To: marshmallow

“In the name of Allah, The Inexorable, The Irresistible...”


7 posted on 02/11/2014 8:30:58 PM PST by RichInOC (2013-14 Tiber Swim Team)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Dang those Israelis! /s


8 posted on 02/11/2014 8:32:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: freedom462

It is not just the Christians; Jews can fare poorly as well. The Israeli government picks and chooses where, and for whom, it will expend its political and military capital. Yet they are better off in Israel than the other Islamic majority countries, often by levels of magnitude.


9 posted on 02/11/2014 8:34:35 PM PST by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began, q)
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To: freedom462
Christians in Jesus’s birthplace, not to mention other parts of Israel and “occupied palestine” are very often left to fend completely for themselves.

Bethlehem was returned to the PA in 1995; so sorry that Israel does not rule there anymore.

10 posted on 02/11/2014 8:36:52 PM PST by af_vet_1981 (The bus came by and I got on, That's when it all began, q)
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To: marshmallow

How do you slander a pedophilic, murdering, raping, thieving, psychotic screwball?


11 posted on 02/11/2014 8:37:04 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Great observation.


12 posted on 02/11/2014 8:39:43 PM PST by doc1019
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To: TigersEye

Q: “How do you slander a pedophilic, murdering, raping, thieving, psychotic screwball?”

A: You tell the truth about him.

You can literally photocopy what Muslims say about themselves and Mohammed and ask them to read it and they call you names. Even though it an in context source from a Muslim scholar.


14 posted on 02/11/2014 8:43:45 PM PST by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: marshmallow

15 posted on 02/11/2014 8:45:03 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: marshmallow

It is clearly of the spirit of antichrist. (small “a”)


16 posted on 02/11/2014 8:48:24 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: marshmallow

Swallowed by their words and actions, they became a dustless wind, in the nothing of time.


17 posted on 02/11/2014 8:55:16 PM PST by RedHeeler
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To: TBP

I saw this sign in 2011. It is near Mary of Nazareth’s birthplace and the church that occupies the spot.

Much like Bethlehem, Nazareth is being taken over by Muslims.


18 posted on 02/11/2014 8:58:26 PM PST by chrisinoc
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To: Fai Mao
A: You tell the truth about him.

Interesting thought. It is true that people that have a loose screw will go bananas when you hold up a mirror to them.

20 posted on 02/11/2014 9:10:13 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: marshmallow

i say we nuke it from orbit...only way to be sure.


21 posted on 02/11/2014 9:59:08 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: marshmallow

Pray for the Christians in the Middle East


22 posted on 02/11/2014 10:15:30 PM PST by dragonblustar (Psalm 37:7)
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To: marshmallow

They’ve proven incapable of living in civilized society. Send them back to Muslim lands already.


23 posted on 02/11/2014 11:34:08 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: KC_Lion

I see that you depicted him on his knees with his bare butt in the air.

Nice likeness.


24 posted on 02/12/2014 8:16:54 AM PST by Scrambler Bob ("The Pen" has a nice ring to it, kind of like "Graybar Hotel")
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To: marshmallow

Nothin’ says lovin’ like Islam.


25 posted on 02/12/2014 8:20:44 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: marshmallow

Might be interesting to visit a palestinian ‘church’...Have to wonder if the priests are prevented from teaching the bible as it is in the US...Perhaps the palestinian Christians are a mix of muzlim/Christians which would preclude them from becoming actual Christians...


26 posted on 02/12/2014 4:50:54 PM PST by Iscool (Ya mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailer park...)
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