Originally posted by PatrickGarrow17
reply to post by Nana2
I'm not a Muslim, but I've read the Koran some and think it's great. I also think Muhammad is great. I also think the Bible is great. And Jesus is
People generally feel a divine presence and want to come together as a community to pay homage to it. Whether they do it as Muslims or Christians is
inconsequential. God is God.
Joining Islam means a connection to 1.5 billion people worldwide. That should provide some insight on why others might consider it.
9/19/2012 by PatrickGarrow17 because: (no reason given)
Holy Crap! All I can say to you is:
God's curse be upon the infidels! Evil is that for which they have bartered away their souls. To deny God's own revelation, grudging that He should
reveal His bounty to whom He chooses from among His servants! They have incurred God's most inexorable wrath. An ignominious punishment awaits the
Quran 2:89-2:90, "The Cow," Dawood, p. 13
Lord...Give us victory over the unbelievers.Quran 2:286, "The Cow," Dawood, p. 46
"Lord...give us victory over the unbelievers."
Quran 3:148, "The Imrans," Dawood, p. 67
I shall cast terror into the hearts of the infidels. Strike off their heads, strike off the very tips of their fingers.Quran 8:12, "The Spoils,"
Dawood, p. 177
When the sacred months are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them.Quran 9:5;
"Repentance," Dawood, p. 186
Prophet, make war on the unbelievers and the hypocrites and deal rigorously with them. Hell shall be their home: an evil fate.
Quran 9:73, "Repentance," Dawood, p. 198
Believers, make war on the infidels who dwell around you. Deal firmly with them. Know that God is with the righteous.Quran 9:123, "Repentance,"
Dawood, p. 206
Those that deny Our revelations We will burn in fire. No sooner will their skins be consumed than We shall give them other skins, so that they may
truly taste the scourge. God is mighty and wise.
Quran 4:56, "Women," Dawood, p. 86
Those that make war against God and His apostle and spread disorder in the land shall be slain and crucified or have their hands and feet cut off on
alternate sides, or be banished from the land.
Quran 5:33, "The Table," Dawood, p. 112
When you meet the unbelievers in the battlefield strike off their heads and, when you have laid them low, bind your captives firmly.
Quran 47:4, "Muhammad," Dawood, p. 506
Let not the unbelievers think that they will ever get away. They have not the power to do so. Muster against them all the men and cavalry at your
command, so that you may strike terror into the enemy of God and your enemy...Quran 8:59-60, "The Spoils," Dawood, p. 183
Believers, take neither the jewish people nor the Christians for your friends. They are friends with one another. Whoever of you seeks their
friendship shall become one of their number. God does not guide the wrong-doers.
Quran 5:51, "The Table," Dawood, p. 116
Believers, know that the idolaters [non-Muslims] are unclean. Let them not approach the Sacred Mosque after this year is ended.
Quran 9:28, "Repentance," Dawood, p. 190
The unbelievers among the People of the Book [Bible] and the pagans shall burn for ever in the fire of Hell. They are the vilest of all creatures.
Quran 98:6, "The Proof," Dawood, p. 598
Women are your fields: go, then, into your fields whence you please.
Quran 2:223, "The Cow," Dawood, p. 34
Men have authority over women because God has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. Good women are
obedient. They guard their unseen parts because God has guarded them. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and forsake them in
beds apart, and beat them.
Quran 4:34, "Women," Dawood, p. 83
A male shall inherit twice as much as a female.
Quran 4:11, "Women," Dawood, p. 77
[Forbidden to you are] married women, except those whom you own as slaves.
Quran 4:24, "Women," Dawood, p. 81
If you fear that you cannot treat [orphan girls] with fairness, then you may marry other women who seem good to you: two, three, or four of them. But
if you fear that you cannot maintain equality among them, marry one only or any slave-girl you may own.
Quran 4:3, "Women," Dawood, p. 76
Even more quotes from your "gloriuos leaders"
Quotes by and about Some of Islam's Most Famous Spokesmen
[Muhammad] said, "...fight everyone in the way of God and kill those who disbelieve in God..."
Ibn Ishaq, The Life of Muhammad, p. 672
Allah's Apostle [Muhammad] said, "I have been sent with the shortest expressions bearing the widest meanings, and I have been made victorious with
terror (cast in the hearts of the enemy), and while I was sleeping, the keys of the treasures of the world were brought to me and put in my hand."
Sahih Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 52, Number 220
The Prophet used to go round (have sexual relations with) all his wives in one night, and he had nine wives.
Sahih Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 62, Number 6
The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with 'Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old
and she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).
Sahih Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 62, Number 88
Volume 7, Book 62, Number 64
It is better for a girl to marry in such a time when she would begin menstruation at her husband's house rather than her father's home. Any father
marrying his daughter so young will have a permanent place in heaven.