Black Spirituality Religion : We must reflect Jesus the revolutionary

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  1. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

    [Editor’s note: The following article is based on excerpts from a message delivered Sept. by Minister Farrakhan at the First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.]

    In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful.

    It is wonderful to be a servant of God and a servant of the people. In the Bible, Jesus said it beautifully: "He who would be chief among you let him be your servant." Black people have been trained on how to serve the White man, but it takes God to touch our hearts to make us servants of one another.

    Our people need service. They do not need masters, they need servers, and I am honored that in my lifetime I am being blessed to see what I have longed to see since I was a little boy: the unity of us, as a people. How joyous my heart is to be with my Christian family. I told White Arabs that I would not jump over one Black Christian to find unity with a White Arab, even though they are Muslims and I am a Muslim.

    The church is my family. I had a Christian upbringing; I sang in the choir; I carried the cross; I know all the hymns of my church. Sometimes, on Sunday morning while I am changing channels on my television, I hear some of those hymns that I used to sing and I sing quietly to myself and the tears fall from my eyes, because I remember my church.

    There is no power that will separate me from the church. Even though I say that I am a Muslim, Without the church our people are lost. The church has been our comfort when we had nothing to hold on to. The corruptors are always busy corrupting the church, mosque and synagogue, so that the house of God is a divided house. Satan is really the master today of Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Islam. We hold up the names of Christ, Muhammad and Moses as a shield for the way we live, which is totally opposite of what these men lived and the life that they taught us to live—which says that Satan caused us to deviate even though we claim the great names of our prophets. So, religion, as Karl Marx said, did become the opiate of the people.

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  2. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *crickets chirping*
     
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    was Jesus a socialist?

    i like the part where he threw the money changers out of the temple.............
     
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    Which Jesus?

    The Jesus who told his disciples to sell their clothes to buy swords or the sweet docile Jesus our slave masters gave us to worship?

    The Jesus who told the people to obey every word of the law of Moses or the Jesus who had compassion on the woman caught in adultery whom Moses said should be stoned?

    The Jesus who was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel or the Jesus who came to save the whole world?

    Which Jesus?

    I do not want to reflect something so changeable and open to interpretataion. My Creator is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent. He/she does not repent as the god of the bible does. My creator does not respond to every little infringement with violent murderous rage as the god of the bible does.
     
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    peace sis...........as the story goes, Ya'shua ben Yusef was a revolutionary indeed!!
     
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    this is good Akilah. l didn't see it earlier.
    Min. Louis Farrakhan is a man l have nothing but love and respect for and he was right.
    Jesus was/ is and will be revolutionary.
     
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    BEAUTIFUL...


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    And that's what a lot of Christians need to be doing today - throwing the money chargers out of the temple.


    Peace



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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Truth!



    Brother ru2religious, those so-called Christians that are aware of Satan being in the pulpit, have and are doing, exactly what you suggest here; just representing the other side of the coin with my remarks...Peace In my friend.

     
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