Skip to comments.[Northern] Irish pastor to be prosecuted for calling Islam a satanic belief
Posted on 08/15/2015 12:04:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A Belfast preacher will be prosecuted for referring to Islam as satanic and claiming that its doctrine was spawned in hell.
During a sermon at his Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in May 2014, 78-year-old born-again Christian pastor James McConnell denounced Islam as a heathen religion, saying it was barbarian and Godless.
Although the pastor initially defended his remarks, a huge public backlash and accusations of Islamophobia forced him to publicly apologize for any offense his sermon caused the Muslim community.
Despite his apology, Northern Irelands Public Prosecution Service informed McConnell last week that he was to receive an informed warning regarding his words. The warning is not a conviction and would allow the preacher to avoid prosecution, although it would remain on his criminal record for a year.
(Excerpt) Read more at irishcentral.com ...
We must obey God rather than man.
It is the Truth!
Never back down or apologize!
I don’t guess that will have to happen here. Preachers here censor themselves when it comes to Islam.
And when will they go after the Imams that preach their hatred??
The Pastor is right. I hope he sticks with his guns. He’s in his 70’s what do they think they can do to him?
When he dies he will get same treatment Steven did. The Lord Jesus stood and welcomed him
I wish this sermon would appear on youtube
Oh HAIL no ....
I have BY GOD EARNED my opinion
You can just go wallow with the rest of the filth
Coming to a country near you...
The truth is an absolute defence against a charge of slander.
Criticizing the Irish can be a risky but anyone who knows the country deeper than being a tourist knows Ireland makes California look conservative.
Yup. That makes sense.
I don't see anything in these quotes that deserved an apology. I was going to say that he should not have called it 'godless' (since the 'god' of Islam is satan), but "Godless" seems to be capitalized. And indeed, Islam is without God.
I'd say, preach it again Pastor, and while you are at it, include the heathens of Western society.
I thought the Northern Irish had more iron in their bellies. I am surprised the pastor was denounced.
The headline writer misspelled persecuted.
And what do they teach in mosques?
John Quincy Adams:
In the seventh century of the Christian era, a wandering Arab of the lineage of Hagar, the Egyptian, combining the powers of transcendent genius, with the preternatural energy of a fanatic, and the fraudulent spirit of an impostor, proclaimed himself as a messenger from Heaven, and spread desolation and delusion over an extensive portion of the earth. Adopting from the sublime conception of the Mosaic law, the doctrine of one omnipotent God; he connected indissolubly with it, the audacious falsehood, that he was himself his prophet and apostle. Adopting from the new Revelation of Jesus, the faith and hope of immortal life, and of future retribution, he humbled it to the dust, by adapting all the rewards and sanctions of his religion to the gratification of the sexual passion. He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST: TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE.
Between these two religions, thus contrasted in their characters, a war of twelve hundred years has already raged. That war is yet flagrant; nor can it cease but by the extinction of that imposture, which has been permitted by Providence to prolong the degeneracy of man. While the merciless and dissolute dogmas of the false prophet shall furnish motives to human action, there can never be peace upon earth, and good will towards men. The hand of Ishmael will be against every man, and every mans hand against him. It is, indeed, amongst the mysterious dealings of God, that this delusion should have been suffered for so many ages, and during so many generations of human kind, to prevail over the doctrines of the meek and peaceful and benevolent Jesus (Blunt, 1830, 29:269, capitals in orig.).
I had no idea they were that stupid over there. No wonder the Muzzies think they will overthrow them.
The Imams spew hate with impunity.
This poor man spoke the truth and is
[[I had no idea they were that stupid over there. ]]
Christianity is under worldwide attack.
Some of the attacks from unbelievable directions.
Wow, excellent. John Quicy Adams proving he was the smartest of all the Presidents.
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