The “Jesus” of the Quran

“We Muslims believe in Jesus and we respect him even more than Christians.”

This is a very popular Muslim dawah trope. When we peel off that label and actually compare the Isa (“Jesus”) of the Quran with the Jesus of the Bible, a very wide gulf between the two characters is seen, and it’s one that no ecumenical dialogue can bridge.

Christians believe that eternal truth is a Person – Jesus. He is “the way, the truth and the life” (John 14:6) and it’s what a book says about Him that determines whether it contains the truth or not.

Only the Bible contains the reliable record of what Jesus did or said. And since the authenticity and inspiration of the Bible is not disputed by the Quran, if the Jesus it presents is different from the Biblical Jesus, the logical conclusion is that the Quran is a false revelation.

The Quran refers to Jesus 97 times. It calls Him a Prophet, Messenger, Servant, Messiah, the “sign” and “mercy” who was born of a virgin – which all agree with the Bible. But the points where the Quran deviates from and opposes the Bible will be examined below.

I have divided the Quran’s Christology into what Allah/Muhammad said about Jesus and what its “Isa” allegedly says about himself.

I. What Allah/Muhammad Said

1. “The Messiah, Jesus son of Mary was only the Messenger of God, and His Word that He committed to Mary and a Spirit from Him. So believe in God and His Messenger and say not ‘Three’. Refrain: better is it for you God is only one God...” (Sura 4:171)

That Jesus is called the Word of God means that He is eternal like God. The Bible says Jesus is the Word of God made flesh (John 1:18), so He is not only a Messenger of God.

Jesus, being the Word of God, is His Mouthpiece, and anyone who will know what God is saying must hear and obey Jesus or he will be lost eternally.

Some Muslims claim the “word of God” used here doesn’t refer to a person rather to a creative command (“Be”) of God, but this title is unique because there is nothing created by God that is given that title.

The Quran calls Adam “the chosen one of Allah” (Safiullah), Noah “the saved by Allah” (Najiullah) and Abraham, “the friend of Allah” (Khalil). Only Jesus Christ has a title given to no other in the Quran: the Word of God (Khalimatullah).

Jesus is also called “the Spirit from God” and “Our Spirit” (Sura 21:91). The Bible agrees that Jesus was conceived by the Spirit of God inside Mary. Since the Spirit of God is God, and God is one, that means the Spirit of God that became the Son of Maryam is God.

2. “Verily, in the sight of God, the nature of Jesus is as the nature of Adam, whom He created out of dust and then said unto him, ‘Be’ and he is” (Sura 3:59).

The view espoused here is false and it contradicts the previous verse.

Adam was created from dust, but Jesus, being the Word of God, is not dust. Adam was created, but Jesus was uncreated.

The Bible clearly distinguishes between Adam who was “of the earth” and Jesus who “is the Lord from heaven” (1Cor. 15:47). Adam went back into the dust, but Jesus was taken to Heaven (even in the Quran) body, soul and spirit.

3. “O Jesus! I will make Thee die and take Thee up again to me and will clear thee of those who misbelieve and will make those who follow thee above those who misbelieve, at the day of Judgement, then to me is your return. I will decide between you concerning what wherein ye disagree.” (Sura 3:55)

This refers to Jesus’ death which creates another problem for the Quran. It also says Christians will be exalted over all others until the day of judgement.

Jesus has declared: “All power is given to me in heaven and [on] earth” (Matt. 28:18). No prophet or messenger can make such a powerful claim. No man has the power to deliver men from sin and the devil as Jesus has (Mt. 1:21; Jn. 1:30).

This supreme position marks Jesus out as being greater than a prophet. Muhammad is inferior to Jesus because he had no power over death and the grave. That’s an incontestable fact.

4. “They say: ‘[Allah] Most Gracious has begotten a son! Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!” (Sura 19:88)

Muhammad found this “most monstrous” because he confused the Sonship of Jesus Christ with the pagan (or physical) idea of a deity impregnating a woman to have a son. Such ignorance militates against the divine origin of the Quran.

What the Bible means by ‘the Son of God’ is a spiritual, eternal relationship, not a carnal, earthly one as envisaged by Muhammad.

Muhammad seemed to have some difficulty considering the term “Sonship” in anything but human terms. But this is a strange logic, even by the Quran’s standards.

Abu Lahab was called the “father of flame” (Sura 111:1) and a traveller was also called “son of the road” (Sura 2:177). Does this mean Abu Lahab gave birth to a flame or the traveller was birthed by the earth? No.

God the Father didn’t “take a son to Himself,” He has been a Father from eternity. The Son only took human form at a point in history and became the Man Jesus Christ. Both God and His Son share the same divine essence. God delegated His authority to the Son and men are to honour the Son as the Father (John 5:22-23).

5. “And the Jews say Uzair (Ezra) is the son of Allah, and the Christians say Messiah is the Son of Allah…They imitate the saying of the disbelievers of old. Allah’s Curse be on them, how they are deluded away from the truth!” (Sura 9:30)

These are strong words, but they are based on straw man arguments.

First of all, the Jews do not believe Ezra is the Son of God as Jesus was. Even the Concise Dictionary of Islam points out that: “There are many details regarding Judaism [in the Quran] which are in variance with Jewish belief” (p. 2).

Second, the name “Isa” used for Jesus in the Quran appears to be a corruption of the name “Esau” used by unbelieving Jews to derogatorily refer to Jesus. The Arabic name of Jesus is Yasu, not Isa. This exposes the human origin of the Quran.

If that book was authored by an all-knowing deity, we would expect him to get his facts right.

6. “They have certainly disbelieved who say ‘Allah is the Messiah, the Son of Mary’…They surely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the third of three; when there is no God save the one God. If they desist not from saying a painful doom will fall on those of them who disbelieve” (Sura 5:72-73)

This is an error. Christians do not believe Allah is the Messiah or Christ. The Quran misrepresents the distinctions of Persons within the Godhead.

The belief that “Allah is the third of three” is ludicrous. Christianity teaches that there is one God in three Persons, not that God is “a third of three.” Even the Encyclopedia Britannica states that there are “mistaken concepts of the Trinity in the Quran.” Again, Allah didn’t know what Christians really believed.

The Biblical historic Christian doctrine of the Trinity states that there is essentially One God revealed as Three distinct Persons (Mt. 28:19).

Neither God nor Jesus is a “third of three.” The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Godhead and God is not in three parts. What the Quran is attacking here is Tritheism, not the Christian Trinity.

II. The alleged statements of “Jesus”

1. “I am a servant of Allah; he has given me the book and he has appointed me a prophet, and he has made me blessed wherever I may be. He has enjoined me to offer salat and give zakat so long as I shall live.” (Sura 19:29-31)

This was allegedly said by baby Jesus from his cradle. Since these narratives are not based on eye witness accounts, they cannot be taken with any level of seriousness.

Muhammad lived six centuries after Christ and he can’t logically be taken as an authority on anything Christ said. He was not an eye witness to what Jesus said or did. And much of what we find in the Quran, purported to be from God, have been found to originate from pre-Islamic heretical/Gnostic legends and myths.

For instance, the story about the talking baby Jesus is not in the Bible, but was borrowed from an apocryphal legend, The Infancy Gospel of Christ, written centuries after Christ.

While the original material quotes baby Jesus saying: “Verily, I am Jesus, the Son of God, the Word which thou hast borne” the author of the Quran alters the legend and the words of Jesus to suit his peculiar beliefs.

Thus, in the Quranic version of apocryphal stories, Jesus is made to deny His deity, adhere to Islam’s ideas of prophethood (“he has given me the book”) and follow Islamic rites (salat, zakat). Indeed, the “Jesus” of the Quran is a product of Muhammad’s wild imaginations.

2. “It is Allah who is my Lord and your Lord; Then worship Him. This is a Way that is straight.” (Sura 3:51)

Muhammad claimed to preach one God and receive a book from Him. He termed his brand of beliefs, ‘the straight path.’

His Quranic narratives attempt to put back these ideas into the mouths of Bible characters and the Lord Jesus. He changed Biblical patriarchs and prophets into Arabs and switched the scenery of Biblical events to Arabia!

The Quran says nothing about the old Jewish prophets’ prophecies of the coming Messiah, the sacrificial system of the Old Covenant and the New Covenant.

By putting vague words like “straight path” into the mouths of Bible characters, Muhammad was redacting them into 7th century Muslims, but he missed a simple fact: Jesus is the Straight Path, not a set of beliefs, and Christians who have faith in Him are on the straight path (Jn. 14:6).

Christians don’t have to pray daily to Allah to guide them to a “straight path” like Muslims do.

3. “When Jesus found unbelief on their part He said: ‘Who will be my helpers to [the work of] Allah? Said the Disciples: ‘We are Allah’s helpers we believe in Allah, and do you bear witness that we are Muslims.” (Sura 3:52)

Interestingly, this is about the only place Jesus’ disciples are mentioned in the Quran. Apart from its fraudulent statements, the book says nothing about Christ’s teachings or parables (while the Bible records over 43 parables).

It says nothing about Jesus’ verbal confrontation with the Jewish religious leaders, although it says a little about His miracles. It takes a level of blindness to say the Quranic account is superior to the Bible.

Sura 5:110 says the child Jesus made birds out of clay and “breathest into it and it becometh a bird.”

This was also an apocryphal fairy tale stolen from a work titled Gospel of Thomas the Israelite. It’s understandable why many Christians then didn’t accept Muhammad’s claims about Christ – because no Christian group believed the legends presented in the apocrypha or his Quran as facts.

Islamic biographer, Ibn Ishaq, claims that some Christians in Najran (Southern Arabia) cited a passage from their book about the boy Jesus making clay birds.

While the dominant sect in Najran were the Abyssinian Monophysites, in the sixth century, all Eastern Orthodox groups held to the same canon of the Bible as the Western church. So the possibility of these Christians quoting apocrypha writings as an authority is doubtful.

If Muslims maintain that Jesus did create live birds from clay, then they must also agree that He certainly has the power to create, which only God has. Life can only come from God, and since Jesus created the birds the same way God created Adam from dust, then Jesus is one with God.

4. “O children of Israel! I am the Messenger of Allah unto you, confirming the Taurat (Torah) which came before me, and giving glad tidings of a Messenger to come after me, whose name shall be Ahmad [Muhammad]…” (Sura 61:6)

Like the other examples we have seen, this statement was made up by Muhammad to legitimize his prophethood because nowhere does such a statement appear in the Bible. Muslims evade this dilemma by claiming that:

(a) “the Bible has been corrupted to expunge any reference to Muhammad.”

Yet for centuries, Muslims have sweated to “find” what they believe to be Muhammad in the “corrupted” Bible.

(b) “Christians in Muhammad’s time agreed with what the Quran says.”

In fact, no true Christian – past or present – buys into Muhammad’s bogus claims. God spoke to the Israelites through the prophets and has spoken to us by His Son, Jesus Christ (Heb. 1:1). Why would He send “a last prophet” to finish up what the Lord Jesus had already completed?

Even Muhammad’s messages to the Jews were those of hate, curses and death – hardly a vestige of “glad tidings” the Isa of the Quran promised.

5. “And behold Allah will say ‘O Jesus the son of Mary! Did you say to men, ‘Take me and my mother for two gods beside Allah’? He will say: ‘Glory to You! Never could I say what I had no right [to say]. Had I said such a thing, you would have indeed known it” (Sura 5:116)

This query from Allah is hinged on a misrepresentation of Christian doctrine, and by implication, the answer given by this “Jesus” is also fictitious.

True Christians do not take (and have never taken) Mary and Jesus as “two gods” besides God. The Christian Trinity consists of God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, not of God, Jesus and Mary. Christians didn’t “make” Jesus, a mere man, into God rather, He has always been God. Christians believe in His Deity as well as His humanity.

It’s possible Muhammad ran into a heretical sect (the Choloridians) who exalted Mary as a goddess and then took their heresy as representative of what Christians believe. This again proves the human authorship of the Quran. If Allah is all-knowing, he ought to know what Christians really believed.

The Concise Dictionary of Islam admits: “In some cases the ‘material’ which forms the substance of Quranic narrative, details of the creeds of Christianity and Judaism for example, does not correspond to those religion’s own understanding of their beliefs. This could be said, for example, of the notion of the Trinity found in the Quran …The Trinity ‘seen’ in the Quran is not the Trinity of the Apostle Creed, or of the Nicene creed” (pp. 229-230).

Muslims maintain their belief in this false Jesus by:

1. Believing the abrogated recitations of one man above the consistent testimony of over 40 inspired writers of the Bible.

2. Taking the fraudulent speeches of a man 6 centuries after Christ over the record of eye-witnesses of Jesus in the Bible.

3. Superimposing the false Christ of the Quran on the true Jesus of the Bible and reinforcing their delusion with distorted Bible verses.

4. Believing in a “Jesus” that is neither Biblical nor historical. They reject Biblical and historical evidence, clinging instead to a fictional Jesus with a false message. This decision has tragic eternal consequences for the Muslim.

The Origins of Halloween

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The Halloween celebration (observed on October 31) is a popular and widely celebrated holiday in the US and Canada.

In recent years, it has spread to other nations. In Nigeria for instance, halloween adult costume “trick or treating” parties are now springing up in some cities.

During halloween, kids and adults dress up as witches, ghosts, goblins, vampires etc., go through the neighbourhood to knock on doors and they are usually given candies. This is called “trick or treating.” To many children and their parents, halloween is a time of fun and exploring one’s imaginations.

The name “halloween” was coined from the word “all hallows eve.” It was a day set aside to honour the dead (or “saints”). Many cultures around the world celebrate festivals in connection with the dead, though they don’t call it “halloween.”

In Asian countries, they call it Bon (or Obon) festival. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the 9th lunar calendar. It is a time when people pray for their ancestors whom they believe return to the land of the living at the time; lanterns are hung in front of houses to guide their spirits, along with dances and food offerings at shrines.

Among the Yoruba in West Africa, it is called “odun Egungun” which is an annual festival to revere the deceased spirits of the ancestors. The particular spirit to be worshipped is solely decided by Ifa oracle. This involves feasts, prayers, dances, loud drummings and theatrical performances.

In Latin America, two death saints: Santa Muerte (Our Lady of the shadows) and San la Muerte (saint death) have their feast days in August during which many people honour the spirit of death with processions, prayers and other rites typifiying death.

It is these sort of festivals and rituals that God calls “abominations of the nations” which “must not be found among you” particularly “consulting with familiar spirits” and “necromancy.” This is why Christians are not to participate in them (Deut. 18:10-11).

Halloween originated from the Celts – people who lived in modern Great Britain and northern France. The Dictionary of Days says: “For the ancient Celts, it [Halloween] was Old Year’s Night, and the night of all witches.”

The Celt new year began on November 1. They called the period, Samhain (or “feast of the Dead”). The Celts believed the spirits of all those who had died the previous year would return to earth at Samhain and could also possess the body of the living. So they would carve out evil faces in turnips (later called Jack O’lanterns), leave food offerings at doorsteps for the ‘wandering dead’ and dress as ghosts or in strange costumes to drive away bad spirits.

They also went from door to door to collect offerings and slaughter animals to appease their gods. The Encyclopedia Americana (1991, 13:725) says:

“Elements of the customs connected with Halloween can be traced to the Druid [ancient Celtic priesthood] ceremony in pre-Christian times. The Celts had festivals for two major gods – a sun god and a god of the dead … whose festival was held on November 1, the beginning of the Celtic New Year.”

When the Romans conquered the Celts in the 1st century A.D, they adopted these customs.

Later in the 7th century, “Pope Boniface IV introduced All Saints’ Day to replace the pagan festival of the dead” (Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, 4).

By the 11th century, November 2 was designated as All Souls Day to also commemorate the souls of the dead. The Encyclopedia Britannica (1910, 1:709) notes that: “Certain popular beliefs connected with All Soul’s Day are of pagan origin and immemorial antiquity.”

In the 18th century, the name Halloween appeared in print for the first time. By the 19th century, thousands of immigrants from Ireland, Britain and Germany spread the celebration to the US and the rest of the free world.

Today, halloween has become a multi-billion dollar celebration. Many stores make more money selling all sorts of occult-themed customes, toys and paintings for Halloween. The symbols associated with halloween are black cats, witches, fairies, vampires and werewolves which are all linked to the ancient and modern Witchcraft beliefs.

Most TV networks usually reserve the most violent, bloody, spooky, horror and occultic movies, music and reality TV shows and for the halloween period, and the month of October itself.

Halloween also seems to have its moral effects. A high percentage of teens see it as an opportunity to roam the streets, attend wild rock parties or engage in crimes they don’t normally engage in.

In Witchcraft and Satanism, Halloween or “the vigil of Saman” as they call it, is regarded as one of the “highest” date of the year. There are specific stones, incenses, colours, herbs, symbols used rites observed starting from mid-October to November.

On one of their websites, they wrote:

“It [Halloween] is one of the two ‘spirit-nights’ each year … It is a magical interval when the mundane law of time and space are temporarily suspended, and the Thin Veil between the worlds is lifted. Communications with ancestors and departed loved ones is easy at this time … It is a time to study the Dark Mysteries and honor the Dark Mother and the Dark Father…”

Should Christians partake of Halloween frivolities? No. The evidence from history and the fruit it bears shows that it’s of unclean influence.

October 31st should be a day when Christian families should focus on Christ-centered celebration of life. It is a time for Christians to witness to others about Jesus and educate and warn people about the dangers of dabbling in the occult.

It’s also a time for Believers to wage war against the host of darkness that have enslaved the minds of many people and wield their powers over families, communities and nations that do not know the Lord.

Through the Flames of Molech

In Deuteronomy 18:10-11, some nine abominable practices were listed:

Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or his daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, or casts spells, or who is a medium, or spiritist or who consults the dead.”

Here, the Israelites had just left Egypt – the home of occultism – after over 400 years. They were already familiar with pagan beliefs and practices, so there was no need for Moses to explain these stuff to them in detail.

The “passing children through the fire” was a rite in which children were sacrificed to pagan deities like Molech, Baal and Chemosh:

Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molech, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the LORD” (Lev. 18:21)

Say to the Israelites: ‘Any Israelites or any alien living in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech must be put to death. The people of the community are to stone him” (Lev. 20:2)

They built high places for Baal in the Valley of Ben Hinnom to sacrifice their sons and daughters to Molech…” (Jer. 32:35)

These rites to Molech were so abominable to God that He placed a death sentence on the Israelites who practiced it. The Nelson’s Bible Dictionary explains:

“Molech was the national deity of the Ammorites (Lev. 18:21, Jer. 32:35), whose worship was accompanied by the burning of children offered as a sacrifice by their own parents. The god Molech also appears in the Old Testament as Milcom (2 Kings 23:13, Zeph. 1:5) and in the New Testament as Moloch (Acts 7:43).”

Smith’s Bible Dictionary notes that: “Fire gods appear to be common to all the Canaanite, Syrian and Arab tribes who worshipped the destructive element under an outward symbol, with the most inhuman rites.”

The priests who presided over these evil sacrifices were called “Chemarim” (Hosea 10:5, 2 Kings 23:5).

From a historical account, Molech’s image was of a metallic bull in a sitting position, with outstretched arms. A furnace was set up within it and a child to be sacrificed was placed on the red-hot arms. Loud drums and flutes were used to suppress the screams of the child – and the parents looked on with frenzy.

Other ancient pagan cultures also had such deities. Tlaloc, the Aztec god of rain, was placated with rites which required young people to shed tears. The priests ensured the children cried before being sacrificed.

Skeletons of newborns or unborn infants have been found at the El-Manati sacrificial bog. In 2007, the remains of 24 children (aged 5-15) sacrificed to Tlaloc were discovered, dating back to 950-1150 A.D.

The Mayans also sacrificed their children. A mass grave of 1-2 year old sacrificed children was found in the Maya region of Comalcalco in 2005.

The Incas were not also far behind. In 1995, archaeologists uncovered the bones of 42 male adolescents in Peru who had been sacrificed to pagan gods.

The sacrifice of babies (especially twins) was also practiced in Africa for centuries – a historical witness that ancient paganism wasn’t “sweet and cool” as neo-pagans try to paint it.

It’s easy for us to dismiss these evil practices as barbarism of a primitive era. We all want to think we have become more humane and civilized in our time. But the deities to which these people sacrificed to are demon spirits (Ps. 106:37, 1Cor. 10:20), and these demons are still alive and well in the 21st century, though their activities are modified to adapt to modern civilization. Molech still operates on 3 major fronts:

1. Human sacrifice

This is going on today in hardcore Satanism and pagan cultures. The Daily Mail (October 2013) reported the case of an Indian father who sacrificed his 8 month old son to Kali, the Hindu goddess of power and death.

A case is also currently brewing in the US about quarry workers alleged to practice human sacrifices. In Africa, there are ritual killings for material wealth made through voodoo, and in many cases, albinos are often targeted.

Hardcore Satanists believe the younger and innocent their victims are, the more power is released through their sacrifice. This is why they have “breeders” – women who are frequently impregnated to produce babies for sacrifice.

These “underground” satanists have ways of cleaning up their sacrifices from the public eye or they use alternative methods such that instead of physically kidnapping and sacrificing people, they can perform demonic rites to cause accidents or mass destruction of victims.

The central purpose of all human sacrifices is to gain the cooperation of demons for power, wealth or protection. In the occult, blood sacrifices are the quickest means of invoking powerful demons for operation.

2. Child abuse

Every act intended to traumatize or break a child’s spirit – child slavery, child cruelty, sexual abuse – are forms of passage through fire.

The International Labour Organization estimated that 8.4 million children worldwide are in slavery, trafficking, debt bondage, forced labour, forced recruitment and pornography. By implication, many children today are being exploited, abused and forced to give up their childhood.

Like the parents of old who threw their children to fiendish idols, some modern parents throw off their children into the streets, onto strangers or family relatives where they are physically, emotionally and sexually abused, while the parents receive pecuniary rewards in exchange.

This same trend prevails in Hollywood where parents sacrifice their children’s sanity and well being for fame and money. There are some Hollywood elites who actually specialize in sexually preying on young actors and actresses. Amy Berg has produced a documentary interviewing many of these abuse victims in Hollywood.

In Africa today, child sexual abuse has become an elephant in the room. In a certain country, one out of three women has been sexually abused as a child. This act is so rampant that it now makes the news almost weekly, and it seems the Nigerian society has evolved a level of tolerance to it.

A reporter once questioned a father on why he raped his own daughter, and he replied: “I am her father and I’m having sex with her, how is that your business?” Now that’s a demonised man!

In Islamic enclaves, many girls are given over to older men to be abused all in the name of “marriage.” Their productivity and prospects for a bright future are immolated on the altar of a twisted 7th century tradition.

Wasila Tasiu, a 14 year old bride who poisoned her 35 year old rapist (“husband”) to death is a case in point.

Boys are also victimized. The “bacha bazi” custom prevalent in Islamic nations involves boys (mostly from poor families) being bought by a master, dressed up like women and made to entertain men at parties. They are often sexually used by the male customers.

The Guardian (London) reported a former warlord who boasted of having up to 3,000 boys over a period of 20 years – an outrageous hypocrisy coming from regions that claim to be strictly opposed to homosexuality

God has a special love for children, and it’s the duty of every adult to protect them. People who mistreat children in any form have the judgement of God hanging over their heads (Luke 17:2).

3. Abortion

Aside from Molech, another principality that controls infant destruction is a female demon named Lilith. These two “strongmen” are worshipped in witchcraft.

In the book, The Sacrament of Abortion, Ginnette Paris, a Wiccan, wrote:

“In most Goddess religions a similar reasoning is applied to the fetus and the newborn. It is morally acceptable that a woman who gives life may also destroy life under certain circumstances … It is not immoral to choose abortion; it is simply another kind of morality, a pagan one” (pp. 53, 56).

This mean rhetoric is also rehashed in the liberal world and apostate churches where abortion is used as contraceptive.

Although abortion may not be carried out to appease an actual deity, it’s a form of human sacrifice – taking life on the altar of convenience to appease the god of self. It is a sacrifice at the hands of other gods. The gods of “pleasure” and “convenience” being appeased with the death of human lives just the same way as ancient pagans appeased their bloodthirsty deities.

The difference now is that these rites are performed in hospitals instead of high places, and doctors – who are supposed to save lives – have become the high priests of death. Now, they use medical instruments instead of the arms of a flaming idol.

According to an estimate, there have been 31,410,429 abortions worldwide in 2015 alone and over one billion since 1980. Has our generation not outdone the savage pagans of the past?

There is a stream in the city I grew up in South Western Nigeria, where women frequently dumped unwanted babies. Even as I type this, I still remember the awful sight of a baby thrown in that stream in 1997. The motherhood instinct in every woman prompts her to nurture a child, but the demon of Molech removes that nature and replaces it with cruelty.

I read about a newborn baby in India dumped in a place by her mother but was rescued by a dog who heard her screams while searching for food. Even an animal had the compassion that a human mother didn’t have. Indeed, humanity has fallen.

During a Texas court protest in July 2013, while pro-lifers were singing “Amazing grace,” pro-abortionists were chanting “Hail Satan!” This evil trend appeases the devil and the Body of Christ must be resolute in its stance.

If you have upheld the cause of Molech in any form, there is forgiveness at the cross. Ask the Lord to forgive you and cleanse you. Now take authority and break off the foul hold of Molech from your life!