reply to post by ZindoDoone
I agree with you. Faith comes from the heart, I converted to Islam of my own free will, Praise be to God.
Whereabouts do you live? For sure there must be some Muslims living wherever you are, kindly ask them for me if they were forced to convert to Islam
under threat of death.
In America alone there are more than 7 million Muslims, roughly 20,000 converts to Islam every year. Are they coerced into submission perhaps? Or did
they finally see the light?
2:256 There is no compulsion in religion. The right direction is henceforth distinct from error. And he who rejecteth false deities and believeth in
Allah hath grasped a firm handhold which will never break. Allah is Hearer, Knower.
As for the people who are truly searching for the truth, God opens their heart to understand the message of the Holy Quran, and give them ears to
hear. As for those who are too proud to even investigate the truth ;
6:125 And whomsoever it is Allah's will to guide, He expandeth his bosom unto the Surrender, and whomsoever it is His will to send astray, He maketh
his bosom close and narrow as if he were engaged in sheer ascent. Thus Allah layeth ignominy upon those who believe not.
As for the open reference to violence in Islam, that is not exactly the truth.
2:217 They question thee (O Muhammad) with regard to warfare in the sacred month. Say: warfare therein is a great (transgression), but to turn (men)
from the way of Allah, and to disbelieve in Him and in the Inviolable Place of Worship, and to expel his people thence, is a greater with Allah; for
persecution is worse than killing. And they will not cease from fighting against you till they have made you renegades from your religion, if they
can. And whoso becometh a renegade and dieth in his disbelief: such are they whose works have fallen both in the world and the Hereafter. Such are
rightful owners of the Fire: they will abide therein.
4:75 How should ye not fight for the cause of Allah and of the feeble among men and of the women and the children who are crying: Our Lord! Bring us
forth from out this town of which the people are oppressors! Oh, give us from Thy presence some protecting friend! Oh, give us from Thy presence some
There's always two sides in everything, who are in truth oppressing and who are the oppressed?
Did we oppress America? Why won't they leave the Muslims alone? Who are the real terrorists here? If the people fight back, don't they have the
The things is, people are relying on the media and what the government tells them, things they prefer to hear, rather than the truth.