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As US bombings imminent, Millions Iranians Convert to Christianity to find Refuge

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posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 04:51 PM
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Actually heard about this from facebook from Iranians in US on student visa who are converting from Islam to Christianity, and filing for refugee status in droves.

Many are talking about how life in Iran will be disrupted, as has been seen in Syria (ie, Damascus 'befores' (peace) vs 'afters' (perpetual war).

But apparently the FASTEST growing Christian churches are currently in none other than Iran, itself! Millions are suddenly turning away from worshipping God/Allah that their nation's current regime prescribes, to seeking personal salvation from his son, Yeshua ('God Incarnate?') - as the Western borg ships approach.

One world, One religion? Whether new order is actually to be installed, remains to be seen, though!




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posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 04:59 PM
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a reply to: letni

I see this as an absolute win.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:03 PM
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a reply to: letni
I suspect that "millions" is an over-optimistic estimate.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:06 PM
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www.globalpolicy.org...

The history is interesting.


With some help from British intelligence, CIA operative Kermit Roosevelt overthrew Mossadegh in August of 1953, installing as ruler the exiled Shah, Reza Pahlavi. Washington then forced the British to give US oil companies a major share in the Anglo-Persian concession. More than two decades followed under the Shah's authoritarian and pro-US rule.

But in 1979, a massive grassroots revolution overthrew the Shah and ushered in an Islamic government under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. When militant Iranian students took over the US Embassy in Tehran that year, the US ended diplomatic relations, froze assets, and established a ban on US exports and investments. Washington has maintained a hostile posture ever since, including support for a war against Iran by Iraq's leader, Saddam Hussein.

In the 1990's, as Iran's revolutionary orthodoxy faded, the Islamic government improved relations with former Soviet republics and many European countries, as well as China and India. Oil and gas deals were struck with foreign firms. But relations between the US and Iran remained tense, US oil companies were excluded from the lucrative petro-deals, and the Bush administration named Iran as a member of the "axis of evil."





“Even sons and daughters and close family members of the Ayatollah’s are coming to Christ. (The Ayatollahs) are seeing the threat come closer and closer and that’s one of the reasons why persecution is on the rise.” Aalipour, born and raised a Muslim, fled political oppression in Iran and eventually found “peace in Christ” through exposure to ex-patriot Iranian Christians.

www.catholicregister.org...



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:08 PM
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originally posted by: DISRAELI
a reply to: letni
I suspect that "millions" is an over-optimistic estimate.



They are saying here,


Now, said Aalipour, there are conservatively 800,000 to a million converts, who meet secretly in a fast-growing house church network under the threat of arrest and imprisonment.

www.catholicregister.org...



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:13 PM
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a reply to: SeaWorthy
That report offers ONE million as the high end of the estimated range.
The plural word "millions" definitely implies something larger.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:26 PM
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originally posted by: DISRAELI
a reply to: SeaWorthy
That report offers ONE million as the high end of the estimated range.
The plural word "millions" definitely implies something larger.


Yeah not disagreeing just offing info I ran across.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:32 PM
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No one asks why Iran is under attack... Or why the US only attacks countries whose military are much much much smaller in capabilities....



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:44 PM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
No one asks why Iran is under attack... Or why the US only attacks countries whose military are much much much smaller in capabilities....


Well it wouldn't make much sense to attack someone who can kick your ass, now would it? Not that there is anyone, aside from Russia, or China that would pose much of a problem. Even then, they would not be able to sustainably project power over large distances.

I find comments like that so ridiculous, as if you only initiate military action if it is percieved to be a "fair fight".


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posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:50 PM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
No one asks why Iran is under attack... Or why the US only attacks countries whose military are much much much smaller in capabilities....


In fairness, Iran is not "under attack" they're under international sanctions. Further, what country has the military capacity of the US in the first place? I thought that was part of the beef... the US vastly outspends and overmuscles even the military efforts of everyone combined, let alone any other individual nation.

As for "why Iran?" That's been going on since 70s. After the Shah was toppled and the death cult fanatics took over, they chose the USA or "Great American Satan" as their prime target. I think we've shown tremendous restraint in the face of daily death threats and ceaseless annimosity.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:52 PM
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Switching from the one, true religion to the one, true religion.

Doesn't say much for their belief in Islam. Probably says the same for their belief in Christianity. Go with the one that doesn't get you killed.
edit on 7/20/2019 by roadgravel because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:55 PM
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a reply to: burdman30ott6

The US overthrew their government so oil companies could get rich. Not some minor transgression.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 05:56 PM
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a reply to: Mach2

China's "threat" is entirely economic with a side of espionage. They have a warm body advantage over the US, but that does them no good when they can't get those bodies inside this countrys border. Russia is a more traditional threat, but its Ali-Frazier. Russia "beat" the US by decision in the Vietnam proxy war, US knocked them totally out by crippling their economy in the 80s, no reason to believe a third match wouldn't be even more decisive.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:00 PM
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originally posted by: roadgravel
Switching from the one, true religion to the one, true religion.

Doesn't say much for their belief in Islam. Probably says the same for their belief in Christianity. Go with the one that doesn't get you killed.


Most "common" ppl just want to live their lives, raise tgeir famililies, and be left alone given that their basic needs are met.

I would imagine that applies to Musims, as well. Most of the time it is whackjob radical leaders that are dangerous. Christianity once had some crazies as leaders, as well.

Hell, look at the death, and destruction in the OT, yet the Jewish ppl, as a group, are not going around killing ppl.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:01 PM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
No one asks why Iran is under attack... Or why the US only attacks countries whose military are much much much smaller in capabilities....


Yeah we should totally attack Russia or China so we can feel like real men.

Grow up.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:01 PM
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originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: burdman30ott6

The US overthrew their government so oil companies could get rich. Not some minor transgression.


We did this in other countries to prevent communism from taking hold. How many of those countries call for our deaths daily now?



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:03 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: burdman30ott6

The US overthrew their government so oil companies could get rich. Not some minor transgression.


We did this in other countries to prevent communism from taking hold. How many of those countries call for our deaths daily now?


Well, in leftist logic, white people still need to pay for # their ancestors mostly weren't even involved in that happened over 150 years ago. So anything the US did as recently as the 70s is totally grounds for us to get nuked or something, we totally deserve it. Let Iran have those bombs!



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:04 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: Mach2

China's "threat" is entirely economic with a side of espionage. They have a warm body advantage over the US, but that does them no good when they can't get those bodies inside this countrys border. Russia is a more traditional threat, but its Ali-Frazier. Russia "beat" the US by decision in the Vietnam proxy war, US knocked them totally out by crippling their economy in the 80s, no reason to believe a third match wouldn't be even more decisive.


Yes, that is what I meant by their inability to project power. Of course nukes are a nuetralizer, but for now all the countries that have them are smart enough not to go down that road.



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:05 PM
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originally posted by: roadgravel
Switching from the one, true religion to the one, true religion.

Doesn't say much for their belief in Islam. Probably says the same for their belief in Christianity. Go with the one that doesn't get you killed.



Ummm...perhaps it says...more...about their belief in Islam...than less...

Perhaps it speaks volumes...that only the experiencer can hear...





YouSir



posted on Jul, 20 2019 @ 06:07 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6

originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: burdman30ott6

The US overthrew their government so oil companies could get rich. Not some minor transgression.


We did this in other countries to prevent communism from taking hold. How many of those countries call for our deaths daily now?


That requires one big lol.




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