The Heart's Witness Against Muhammad: Murder of the One-Eyed Bedouin
"bows" that he is authorized to use against the one-eyed Bedouin by his Lord. These are: to feed him, to give him drink, to clothe him, to shelter him, to visit him if sick, to ransom him if captive, to bury him if dead, to instruct him, to counsel him, to admonish him, to bear wrongs from him patiently, to forgive him willingly, to comfort him, and to pray for him and his tribe.
But violence to this man who presented him with no threat a Christian would not use. He would know what Pope Benedict XVI expressed in his Regensburg Lecture quoting the "erudite Byzantine emperor Manuel II Paleologus":
"Violence is incompatible with the nature of God and the nature of the soul. 'God . . . is not pleased by blood--and not acting reasonably is contrary to God's nature. Faith is born of the soul, not the body. Whoever would lead someone to faith needs the ability to speak well and to reason properly, without violence and threats. . . . . To convince a reasonable soul, one does not need a strong arm, or weapons of any kind, or any other means of threatening a person with death.'"
This is apparently a truth about both God and man of which Muhammad was ignorant or which he effectively squelched in quest for power and success. Either way, not very auspicious for a man who claimed to be the oracle of God and the perfect man.
(This article is adapted from the book written by the author entitled, The Heart's Witness Against Muhammad: Why the Natural Law Proves Muhammad False.)
Andrew M. Greenwell is an attorney licensed to practice law in Texas, practicing in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is married with three children. He maintains a blog entirely devoted to the natural law called Lex Christianorum. You can contact Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2013
General Intention: The Faith of Christians. That in this Year of Faith Christians may deepen their knowledge of the mystery of Christ and witness joyfully to the gift of faith in him.
Missionary Intention: Middle Eastern Christians. That the Christian communities of the Middle East, often discriminated against, may receive from the Holy Spirit the strength of fidelity and perseverance.
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