Originally posted by RevelationGeneration
Yes... Satan aka Lucifer is really the one behind all the false God's of the world
There is only one true living God and that's Yahweh.
And Jesus Christ is God in the flesh.
edit on 19-7-2012 by RevelationGeneration because: (no reason given)
The argument that all gods are the same is fallacious. The different representations of gods within the sacred texts of each religion simply are not
compatible, no matter how much you might like them to be. For example, Allah is the source of both good and evil. Yahweh, on the other hand, "is
light; in Him there is no darkness at all".
That's one very simple example of why they are not the same God.
Now, if you were to ask the question: "Do all religions lead to God?", then the answer is quite different. Yes. They do. However, even this
answer is not what you're looking for. All religions lead to God in that Yahweh has made it quite clear that "it is determined to man once to die;
and after that, to face judgement". Yes, all roads lead to God. The question is, does your road lead to God's judgement, or God's mercy? As
Jesus Himself said, "broad is the road and easy the path that leads to destruction; and many there are who walk it. But narrow is the road and small
is the gate that leads to life".
And therein lies the crux. In religion, man seeks to find God... and fails. For as God says, "all our righteousness is as filthy rags". You can
never attain righteousness through your own methods... for "your ways are not my ways", says God. This is why the law was given; to show mankind
that we cannot ever attain to God of our own volition. But rather, "while we were still sinners, Christ died for us: the godly for the ungodly".
This is the crux, this is the turning point, the differentiation.
In religion, man seeks God. But in Christ alone, God reaches down to man, "to seek and to save that which was lost". Islam is a religion of
submission. Each Muslim is a slave to his own religion, a slave to his own god, desperately trying to be righteous enough to gain the approval of his
god. In Christ, we find liberation. Christ is freedom; freedom from the bonds of sin, and freedom from the desperate grind of trying to find God's
approval. In Christ, we find undeserved approval from God, undeserved forgiveness, undeserved blessing... and the life lived subsequently should be
one of eternal gratitude... righteousness as an expression of thankfulness.
So, put simply, it all comes down to Christ.