Comparative Religion in a Strange Land

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In Wadi Mousa, Jordan, next to Petra.

Imagine in the afternoon, round ’bout 4, a collection of people gather on the front porch of my hotel, drinking tea* and conversating. Along with other folks from the town, a young imam & an influential local businessman & a few mothers and kids, and local workers, all enjoying tea* and conversation, mostly in English, thank God, with translation pauses!

We speak of the Christians and the Muslims and the Hindus. The Bible and the Quran and the Psalms! Excellent for Muslims! The Psalms are the non-political part of the Bible. In the Quran the ‘separate’ books of the Bible are the Old Testament, the New Testament and the Psalms, each at equal level as the other two. There are Three Books in the Bible. All are part of the Quran. It is the Books which make up the Quran. We spoke of the Sunnah (historical sayings of the Prophet) and Taqwa (being cognizant of God) and Tauba (repentance) and meditation in yoga (the top four steps from the Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras), as the same as prayer in Islam (raqat). We also speak of his work as an shipping logistics engineer, the Chief, at the docks of Aquba. We talk logistics, from the Army and JWARS. His son, around 17, is getting interested in university and women. We speak of his freedom to choose his own met wife..what events are there, to introduce men and women and allow interaction? They do so!

I proposed that all Muslims are automatically Christian as they believe in Jesus (Issa) as the Messiah who will return, one with God. A perfect man in whom they must have the faith of prophets. These are the requirements as set forth in the Quran and the Bible, as we must believe in him, so if they believe in Christ Jesus correctly, they have a chance at Paradise. They are missing that God’s Holy Spirit was the Christ, In Jesus. Same as Christians. This upset the Imam greatly… oh well, mission accomplished! 👹👹👹

I am both Christian and Muslim, and Vedantic Hindu, likewise. I am also quite Evangelical. The Imam does not like what has been shared about his religion, backed up by verse even.

The businessman, Ali, does! Much! Invites me to join them for Friday feast, after Jumma prayer. We had a Jordanian Chicken-Yogurt Soup over rice. Yum! Has any ever heard of a white blackberry bush? Well, he had one, alongside an apricot tree. They have these freeze dried yogurt cubes, so good.

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  2. Would you allow your government to place a microchip in your body?

    Did you know that is the future we are approaching with RFID Microchip technology?

    Even more importantly, did you know there was a man almost 2000 years ago who prophesied of a cashless society in the last days? This mans name is Jesus.

    Did you know that this RFID Microchip matches perfectly with the Mark of the Beast in Revelation 13:16-18?

    “He(the false prophet) causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

    Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666” (Revelation 13:16-18).

    Referring to the end times, this could only be speaking of a cashless money society, which we have yet to see, but are heading towards. Otherwise we could still buy or sell without the mark among others if physical money was still currency. This mark could not be spiritual, because the word references two distinct physical locations on the body. If it was spiritual, it would only say in the forehead.

    Carl Sanders sat in seventeen New World Order meetings with heads of state officials such as Henry Kissinger and Bob Gates of the CIA to discuss plans on how to bring forth this one-world system. The US government commissioned Carl Sanders to engineer a microchip for identifying and controlling the peoples of the world-a microchip that could be inserted under the skin with a hypodermic needle(a quick, convenient method that would be gradually accepted by society).

    Mr. Sanders, along with a team of engineers behind him, with US grant monies provided by US tax dollars, took on this challenge and designed a chip that is powered by a lithium battery, rechargeable by the temperature fluctuations in our skin. Without having knowledge of the Bible(Carl Sanders was not a follower of Jesus at the time), these engineers spent one-and-a-half-million dollars doing research on the best and most convenient place to have the microchip placed under the skin.

    Guess what? These researchers discovered that the forehead and the back of the hand(the two places Revelation says the mark will go) are not just the most convenient locations, but are also the only viable places for rapid, consistent temperature changes in the skin to recharge the lithium battery. The RFID chip is approximately seven millimeters in length, .75 millimeters in diameter, about the size of a grain of rice. It is capable of storing pages of information about you. All your general history, work history, crime record, health history, and financial data can be stored on this chip.

    Brother Sanders believes that this microchip, which he regretfully helped engineer, is the “mark” spoken about in Revelation 13:16-18. The original Greek word for “mark” is “charagma,” which means a “scratch or etching.” It is also interesting to note that the number 666 is a word in the original Greek. The word is “chi xi stigma,” with the last part, “stigma,” also meaning “to stick or prick. Carl believes this is referring to the use of a hypodermic needle being poked into the human flesh to insert the microchip.”

    Carl Sanders reached out to a doctor asking what would happen if the lithium contained within the RFID microchip leaked into the body. The doctor responded by saying a terrible sore would appear in that location. This is what the book of Revelation has to say:

    “And the first(Angel) went, and poured out his vial on the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore on the men which had the mark of the beast, and on them which worshipped his image” (Revelation 16:2).

    The Bible tells us we cannot buy or sell without the mark of the beast, or the number of its name. This number is identified as 666. The Bible tells us to calculate the number 666.

    In this world we are identified by numbers, whether it is our social security number, drivers license, or cards used to make payments. The number of the beast represents something like this, to identify us in a one world government system. This number will be contained within the microchip to identify each and every one of us so we may buy or sell.

    To see the hidden meaning behind calculating the number 666(6+6+6=18), and how it matches up with scipture perfectly,

    Go to: https://biblefreedom.com/rfid-mark-revealed

    The Bible warns us in the last days that a false prophet will rise up doing miracles to deceive many to take this mark. At all costs, do not take it!

    “Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).

    “And He(Jesus) said to me(Apostle John), “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give of the fountain of the water of life freely to him who thirsts” (Revelation 21:6).

    “Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water(the Holy Spirit) that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life” (John 4:13-14).

    “Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ (John 3:5-6).

    All religion is man-made. Man can create religion, but no one can create the Holy Spirit that comes from God out of Heaven. Jesus never told us to follow a religion or denomination:

    “Then He(Jesus) said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me” (Luke 9:23).

    You can receive the Spirit of God right now. If you are willing to humble yourself before the Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead on the third day; call out to God and ask Him to forgive your sins, to receive His Holy Spirit. If you are genuine, He is faithful and just to forgive, and He will give you a new heart, a renewing of the mind, restoring everything the devil has stolen from you; making you like a child again, through the sanctification of the Spirit.

    When we receive the Spirit of God, we become born from above, and His seed resides within us. We no longer make a practice of sin, but rather turn away from unrighteousness and receive the righteousness of Christ.

    From that point onward, we must put all our hope and trust in Jesus, and grow to walk in His ways, not straying from the narrow path. For Jesus says,

    “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it” (Matthew 7:13-14).

    “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty(One God), Who was(Jesus) and is(YHWH) and is to come(Jesus)!” (Revelation 4:8).

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