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ኮፕት ወገናችን በሙስሊም አይሲስ ተገደሉ | ‘ሐበሽ’ን ልክ በሊቢያ ሰማእታት ፮ኛ የመታሰቢያ ዕለት? | ዋው!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 21, 2021

✞✞✞የአባት ነቢል ሐበሺን ነፍስ ከማህበረ ፃድቃን ይደምርልን✞✞✞ RIP

የ፷፪ ዓመቱን ግብጻዊ ክርስቲያን አባት ነቢል “ሐበሽ”ን አይሲሶች በከላሽኒኮቭ እራሳቸውን መትተው የገደሏቸው ብቸኛውን የግብጽ ሲናይ በርሃ ቤተ ክርስቲያን እሳቸው በሚያሰሩበት ቦታ ላይ ነው።

ሐበሽ”ን ልክ በሊቢያ ሰማእታት ፮ኛ የመታሰቢያ ዕለት? ዋው! እኝህ አባት ስማቸው ሐበሽ፣ ገጽታቸው የሐበሽ፥ ምን ዓይነት መልዕክት እያስተላለፈልን ይሆን በዚህ ታሪካዊ ዕለት? የአረመኔው ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ ኦሮማራ ሰአራዊት በጭካኔና አውሬነቱ አይሲሶችን ሳያስቀና አይቀርም። ግን

[ወደ ኤፌሶን ሰዎች ምዕራፍ ፮፥፲፪]

መጋደላችን ከደምና ከሥጋ ጋር አይደለምና፥ ከአለቆችና ከሥልጣናት ጋር ከዚህም ከጨለማ ዓለም ገዦች ጋር በሰማያዊም ስፍራ ካለ ከክፋት መንፈሳውያን ሠራዊት ጋር ነው እንጂ።”

አዎ! የአህዛብና መናፍቃን ዋና አትኩሮት ኢትዮጵያ ናት፤ ጽዮን ማርያም ናት፤ አክሱም ጽዮን ናት!ጦርነቱ ከክፋትና እርኩስ መንፈሳዊ ሠራዊት ጋር ነው። እንደማናየውም በጂኒው ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ የሚመራው የዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ ሰአራዊት፤ ከግራኝ ቀዳማዊ ሰአራዊት ወረራ በኋላና በኋላም ተጠናክሮ ከአደዋው ድል በኋላ፤ ላለፉት መቶ ሰላሳ ዓመታት በቡና፣ በጫትና በጥንባሆ እየለከፈ ካደነዘዛቸው ኦሮሞዎችና አማራዎች እንዲሁም ከአረብና ሶማሌ ተዋጊዎች ጋር አብሮ በቅድሚያ በአክሱም ጽዮን ላይ ጂሃዱን ከፈቱ አሁን ደግሞ ምንም የማያውቁትን የክርስቶስ በጎች ለማረድ ወደ አማራ ክልል ለማምራት “ጊዜው አሁን ነው!” በማለት ላይ ይገኛሉ። ረመዳን = የጂሃድ ዘመን

✞✞✞ Isis executes a Coptic Christian in North Sinai: he had financed the construction of a church✞✞✞

Nabil Habashi Khadim, 62, was an esteemed merchant and philanthropist. He was kidnapped on 8 November last and killed with a Kalashnikov shot to the head. His murder was posted online by the jihadist movement who accused him of having contributed to the construction of the only Christian place of worship in Bir Al-Abd,

The Islamic State (IS, formerly Isis) has executed an Egyptian Orthodox Coptic Christian, killing him with a bullet to the head in an execution filmed and posted online yesterday on the jihadist group social channels and shared by numerous users and platforms.

The victim, already considered a “new martyr” by the country’s Orthodox, is an esteemed intellectual and businessman: 62 year-old Nabil Habashi Khadim who was kidnapped on November 8 in the city of Bir Al-Abd, in northern Sinai. In teh video he is seen being shot in the head with a Kalashnikov while kneeling on the ground.

Local sources report that the man had contributed to the construction of the only Christian place of worship in the city, the church of the Madonna dell’Anba Karras (Our Lady). This is also one of the reasons that led the jihadist commando to kidnap him.

In the video, one of the executioners belonging to the local Daesh cell (Arabic acronym for IS) explicitly accuses the man of having contributed, even financially, to the construction of the church just before pulling the trigger and executing him. The jihadist group also accuses the Church of “collaboration” with the Egyptian army, police and secret services.

Still others link the timing of the killing to the upcoming Easter holidays, which fall on May 2 for the Coptic Orthodox.

Witnesses say that Nabil Habashi Khadim, the latest in a “long line of North Sinai martyrs” was an esteemed jeweller from the city of Bir Al-Abd. His family is considered to be among the oldest in the Coptic community in the area, very active in the gold trade as well as owning a clothing store and a cell phone resale business.

On 8 November a group of men, armed but in civilian clothes, kidnapped him on the street in front of his house and fled undisturbed. In all these months the searches of the police and the appeals of the family for his release have been in vain.

His death caused grief and emotion in the Egyptian Coptic community, whose leader Pope Tawadros II issued a stark condemnation and asked for prayers for the man “kidnapped by Takfiri elements in North Sinai five months ago and subsequently martyred”.

The Church, continues the note, “weeps for a son and a faithful servant” who is now in the heavenly glory of Christ for having “testified to his faith even to the sacrifice of blood”. The declaration concludes by confirming the support of the Coptic Orthodox community “for the efforts of the Egyptian state” to counter “these hateful acts of terrorism” and “to preserve our dear national unity” for a “future of peace and prosperity”.

Islamic extremist groups have been fighting for years in northern Sinai, which intensified following the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013 and the rise of the Islamic State in the region the following year. Several Christians have also been targeted, killed in attacks against individuals and groups of faithful.

In February 2018, the Egyptian security forces, the army and the police launched a massive campaign against armed groups and jihadists, with particular attention to the North Sinai area.

In just over two years, more than 840 terror suspects and over 60 soldiers have been killed.

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ልክ ዛሬ ከ፮/6 ዓመታት በፊት ታላቅ ሰልፍ በአዲስ | የአማራው ‘ተቃውሞ’ በአጋጣሚ?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 21, 2021

✞✞✞፴፬ቱን ሰማእታት ተዋህዶ በሊብያ ወንድሞቻችንን ረሳናቸው፡ አይደል?✞✞✞

✞✞✞መስቀል አደባባይ ከ፮/6 ዓመታት በፊት በሚያዚያ ፲፬/፪ሺ፯ ዓ.ም (22 Apr 2015)✞✞✞

ልክ በዚህ የረቡዕ ዕለት (አቡነ አረጋዊ) በሊብያዋ ሲርቴ በእስላማዊው የአይሲስ ሽብርተኛ ቡድን የታረዱትን የ፴፬ ተዋሕዶ ክርስቲያኖች (የወገኖቻችንን ነፍስ በቅዱሳኑ እቅፍ ያኑርልን ከማህበረ ፃድቃን ይደምርልን!) አሳዛኝ ሁኔታ ተከትሎ በአዲስ አበባ መቶ ሺህ የሚሆኑ ተዋሕዷውያን ሃዘናቸውንና ቁጣቸውን ለመግለጽ ወደ መስቀል አደባባይ ወጥተው ነበር። ተዋሕዷውያኑ በጋራ “የልጆቻችንን ደም መበቀል እንፈልጋለን!” በማለት ሲጮኹ ነበር። ወገኖቻችን ሃዘናቸውን እና ቁጣቸውን ለመግለጽ አዘጋጅ ኮሚቴ አላስፈለጋቸውም፤ ወዲያው ነበር ተሰባስበው ወደ አደባባይ ለመውጣት ተገድደው የነበሩት።

ከስድስት ዓመታት በኋላ፤ ልክ በዚሁ ወቅት በተለያዩ የአማራ ክልል ከተሞች የተቃውሞ ሰልፎች በመካሄድ ላይ ናቸው። ልብ እንበል በአዲስ አበባ እስካሁን አልተካሄደም። ባለፉት ሦስት ዓመታት በጭካኔው አይሲስን የሚያስንቀው የዋቄዮአላህ ቡድን በአራት ኪሎ የስልጣን ወንበር ላይ ስለተቀመጠ ሰይጣንን የሚያስቀኑ የጭካኔ ተግባራትን በመላዋ ኢትዮጵያ በመፈጸም ላይ ይገኛል።

ታዲያ ወገን እስካሁን ምን ይዞት ይሆን ልክ እንደ ሚያዚያ ፲፬/፪ሺ፯ ዓ.ም ሃዘኑን እና ቁጣውን ለመግለጽ አዲስ አበባን በተቃውሞ ሰልፍ ሊያጥለቀልቃትና የአራት ኪሎ ግቢን አጥሮችን ለማንቀጥቀጥ ያልተነሳሳው? ወገንን ማን/ምን አስሮት ይሆን? የትኛውስ መንፈስ እንደ አሻንጉሊት እየጠመዘዘው ይሆን? የዋቄዮአላህአቴቴ?

አዎ! ከወራት በፊት እንዳወሳሁት፤ በአረመኔው ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ የሚመራው የዋቄዮአላህአቴቴ ኦሮማራ ሰአራዊት ወደ ትግራይ ዘምቶ የፈጸማቸውን ስፍር ቁጥር የሌላቸው የግፍ ተግባራት ለማስረሳት በሌሎች የኢትዮጵያ ክፍሎች የሽብር ተግባራተን ከቦታ ቦታ እየቀያየረ እየፈጸመ ሌሎች “ተበዳዮችን” በተለይ ኦሮማራዎችን እየቀሰቀስ የትግራይን እናቶችን እንባ ለመስረቅ እንደሚተጋ ከወራት በፊት አውስቼ ነበር። ዛሬ ያው እየተከሰተ ይመስላል፤ በሰሜን ሸዋ በግራኝ መሪነት እየተፈጸመ ያለው ጭፍጨፋ ለዚሁ ዓላማ የሚውል ነው። ልብ እንበል፤ ከዓመት በፊት በአጣዬ እና አካባቢዋ “ለሙቀት መለኪያ” የግራኝ ኦነግ ታጣቂዎች ለሽብር ተልከው ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናትን አቃጥለው ነበር። እነ ሻሸመኔም ኦሮሞ ያልሆኑትን ዜጎች ከኦሮሚያ ሲዖል ለማጽዳት የተካሄዱ የዋቄዮአላህ ጂሃዳዊ ዘመቻዎች እንጂ የክልሉን ነዋሪዎች ደህነነትና ምጣኔ ኃብት ለመጉዳት ታስቦ የተካሄደ አይደለም።

በትግራይ እና በአማራ ክልሎች የተፈለገው ግን እነዚህን ማህበረሰቦች እርስበርስ እያባላ ማራቆት፣ ለሚቀጥሉት ሃምሳ ዓመታት ኦሮሞዎችን ለመፎካከር እስከማይችሉ ድረስ በሞራልም፣ በመንፈስም፣ በምጣኔ ኃብትም መደቆስ፤ እርሱ እራሱ “የተበዳይነቱን ካርታ” መጫወት ካልቻለ ጭፍጨፋውን በየአቅጣጫው ለመቀጠል አንዴ አማራ፣ ሌላ ጊዜ ደግሞ ትግሬ ተበዳይ ሆነው በተናጠል እየጮኹ እንዲደክሙ ማድረግ ነው (“እኛ ኦሮሞዎች እንደ ጥንቸል እንፈለፍላለን፤ ብዙ ነን፣ ግዙፍ ነን፣ ዝሆን ነን፤ እንሰብራለን፤ እንበላለን፤ እንገዛለን።“) ብሎን የለ ይህ የበሻሻ ቆሻሻ!

አሁን መጠየቅ ያለብን ከዚህ የበሻሻ ቆሻሻ እና የኦሮሞ ሰአራዊቱ ጎን ተሰልፈው በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ አስከፊ ጭፍጨፋ በማድረግ ላይ ያሉትና ግማሽ ትግራይን ወርረው በመያዝ በሚሊየን የሚቆጠሩ ትግራዋይን ያፈናቀሉት አማራዎች በክልላቸው የሚያካሂዷቸውን ሰልፎች ለምን ዛሬ ማካሄድ ፈለጉ? ዓላማቸውስ ምንድን ነው? እስከመቼስ ይዘልቃሉ? እውነት መስዋዕትነትን ለመክፈል ዝግጁዎች ከሆኑ ለምን ተመሳሳይ የተቃውሞ ሰልፎች በአዲስ አበባ አያካሂዱም? ወይንስ የትግራይ ተዋሕዷውያንን ድምጽ ለመንጠቅና ትግላቸውን ለመጥለፍ ነው ይህ ሁሉ ያዙን ልቀቁን? ወይንስ በትግራይ ሕዝብ ላይ የአማራ ፋሺስት ፋኖ ሚሊሺያ የፈጸመውን ግፍ ለማረሳሳትና ከወንጀሉ እጃቸውን አጥበው ለማለፍ? ወይንስ አትኩሮቱን ወደ አማራው በመሳብ የእርዳታ ማሳለፊያውን መንገድ እየዘጉ የትግራይን ሕዝብ ሙሉ በሙሉ በረሃብና በጥይት ለመጨረስ ? ሁሉም ሊሆን ይችላል።

ለማንኛውም ሁሉንም የምናየው ነው የሚሆነው፤ ያም ሆነ ይህ በሃገረ ኢትዮጵያ የበላይነቱን የያዘችው ጽዮን ማርያም ናት። ዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ ብዙዎችን እያሳሳቱ እንደ ጋሪ እየጠመዘዙ ሊነዷቸው ይችሉ ይሆናል ነገር ግን ማን፣ ምን፣ መቼ፣ እንዴት ማድረግ እንዳለበት ትዕዛዙን ሁሉ የምትሰጠው አክሱም ጽዮን ናት።

ልብ ብለናል? በአክሱም ጽዮን በሺህ የሚቆጠሩ ካህናትና ምዕመናን በዋቄዮአላህ ሰአራዊት ሲጨፈጨፉ ትንፍሽ ያላሉት “ትግራዋዩ” አቡነ ማትያስ አማራዎች በየከተማው መጮኽ ሲጀምሩና ሜዲያዎቹም ጩኸቱን ማረጋብ ሲጀምሩ ወጥተው እንዲያለቅሱና የተለመደውን “መስቀል እንጂ ሽጉጥ የለኝም” እንዲሉ ትዕዛዝ ተሰጣቸው። እግዚአብሔር ይርዳቸው እንጂ እሳቸውም ሆኑ አቡነ መርቆርዮስ አሜሪካ የነበሩና በአሜሪካም ህክምና የሚደርግላቸው አባቶች ስለሆኑ ጠምዛዡ “የአቴቴ 666 ቺፕስ” ተቀብሮባቸው ሊሆን ይችላል የሚል ግምት አለኝ። በተለይ እነ አቡነ ጳውሎስ ከተገደሉበት ወቅት ጀምሮ “አባቶች ወደ ባቢሎን አሜሪካ ለህክምና አትሂዱ” የሚለውን መልዕክት ለማስተላለፍ ተገድጄ ነበር።

ለማንኛውም ከ “አቴቴ” “ተ ቱ ቲ ታ ቴ” የላቲኑን “T“ እንውሰድና እንንተባተብ፤ በግራና በቀኝ ያሉትን ፈረሶቿን እየጠመዘዘች በመንዳት በየሜዲያው ብቅ ብቅ እንዲሉ ታደርጋችዋለች። እንግዲህ አማራዎች የሚያደርጉትን ሰልፍ ተከትሎ እነማን ብቅ ብቅ እያሉ እንደሆነ እንከታተል፤ “አቡነ ማትያስ”(T) ፣ “ዳንኤል ክብረት“(T) ፣ ታዬ ደንደዓ”(T)፣  “ሞፈሪያት ካሚል”(T) ፣ ታማኝ በየነ”(T)፣ “ታዬ ቦጋለ”(T) ፣ “ተመስገን ደሳለኝ”(T) ፣ “ታድዮስ ታንቱ”(T) ፣ “አቻምየለህ ታምሩ”(T) “ልጅ ተድላ”(T) ፣ “ቴዲ አፍሮ”(T)፣ “ስዩም ተሾመ”(T)“ታምራት ነጋራ”(T) ፣ “አገኘሁ ተሻገር”(T) ፥ ይቀጥላል…። ንጉሥ “ቴዎድሮስ”ን(T) እየጠበቅን አይደል?!

✞✞✞[ትንቢተ ሆሴዕ ምዕራፍ ፬፥፮]✞✞✞

ሕዝቤ እውቀት ከማጣቱ የተነሣ ጠፍቶአል፤ አንተም እውቀትን ጠልተሃልና እኔ ካህን እንዳትሆነኝ እጠላሃለሁ፤ የአምላክህንም ሕግ ረስተሃልና እኔ ደግሞ ልጆችህን እረሳለሁ።”

👉 “ግራኝ UAEኤሚራቶች የሰጣቸው ተዓምረኛው የመድኃኔ ዓለም ፍልውሃ የጸበል ቦታ

✞✞✞የሊቢያን ሰማዕታት ረሳናቸው፤ አይደል?! ማፈሪያ ትውልድ!✞✞✞

👉 በሊቢያ በረሃ በሙስሊሞች የታረዱት ፲፪/12ቱ የቂርቆስ ሠፈር ሰማዕታት ፡ በሁለት ህገወጥ መስጊዶች መካከል የፈለቀውን እጹብ ድንቅ ጸበል አፍልቀውት ይሆን?

Addis Ababa – 22 April 2015 1. Demonstrators arrive in Meskel Square

More than 100,000 Ethiopians on Wednesday protested the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya and their own government’s failure to raise living standards of the poor, with poverty fuelling the flow of migrants through dangerous areas.

The government-supported march at Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square turned violent as stone-throwing protesters clashed with the police, who arrested at least 100 people.

The protesters chanted: “We want revenge for our sons blood,” referring to Ethiopians seen being beheaded or shot in a video released on Sunday by the extremist group Islamic State.

The Ethiopian victims were widely believed to have been captured in Libya while trying to reach Europe.

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ኦርቶዶክስ ክርስቲያኑ የሩሲያ ፕሬዚዳንት ቭላድሚር ፑቲን የሩሲያ የቅድመኑክሌር ድብደባ ፖሊሲን ዕጥረት አስመልክተው በዛሬው ሐሙስ ዕለት ሲናገሩ ቀድመው እኛን በኑክሌር የሚያጠቁ ኃይሎች በሃጢአታቸው ይሞቷታል፡ ሲዖል ይገቧታል፥ እኛ ግን በጥቃቱ ሰለባ ሰማዕታት እንደመሆናችን ወደ ገነት እንገባለን

ፕሬዚደንት ፑቲን ይህን መሰል ኃይለ ቃል መሠንዘራቸው፡ ግራ በተጋባችው ዓለማችን ላይ የኑክሌር ቦምብ ጭፍጨፋ ለማካሄድ የተዘጋጁ ሉሲፈራውያን ቡድኖች መኖራቸውን ይጠቁመናል።

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ስለ ሃይማኖታቸው ሲሉ በሙስሊሞች ሕይወታቸውን በግፍ ለተነጠቁት 30 ኢትዮጵያውያን ሰምዓታት ቤተክርስቲያን መሠራት ይኖርበታል

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 23, 2018

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Unconfirmed Reports of Myrrh-Streaming Bust of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on March 8, 2017

Is this some coincidence or what!? The day before yesterday I blogged this story on Tsar Nicholas II’s gift to the Ethiopian Orthodox church dedicated to the beloved martyr St. George, and now the following two amazing stories pop up today.

When Tsar Nicholas gave the beautiful bell to the Ethiopian church he probably felt then that he will soon be martyred. For whom tolls the bell? It tolls, indeed, for thee! By the way, the mysterious Myrrh, like Frankincense, has its origin in Ethiopia.

As reported yesterday, eyewitnesses have claimed to see myrrh streaming from several icons and a bust of Tsar Nicholas II at the Holy Royal Martyrs chapel in Simferopol. Representatives of the Simferopol and Crimean Diocese have investigated the icons in the chapel and the bust standing outside, but found no traces of the miraculous occurrence. However, as RIA-Novosti reports, they have called on the local priest to continue monitoring the situation.

Earlier Deputy of the State Duma of Russia and former Prosecutor General of the Republic of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya spoke about the myrrh-streaming bust of the Holy Royal Martyr Nicholas II in Simferopol. Her words have evoked a mixed reaction in social networks.

Miraculous myrrh streaming is typically associated with icons and the relics of saints in Orthodoxy, manifesting the grace of God present in the sacred objects, and is often used for healing.

A study of the situation connected with the statement of the State Duma Deputy about the possibility of the myrrh-streaming bust of the Tsar-Passion Bearer Nicholas II, situated near the chapel of the Holy Royal Passion Bearers… and also of several icons inside the chapel itself, was carried out on site by a commission… At the time of the visit to the chapel… traches of myrrh on the bronze bust of the Tsar-Passion Bearer Nicholas and on the icons in the chapel were not found,” reads a message of the diocesan press service.

However, to come to a final conclusion, the commission has tasked the local priest with continuing to observe the icons and bust, and to report any signs of myrrh to the bishop and commission immediately.

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Eternal Memories to The Ethiopian Martyrs

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 19, 2016

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A Forest of Crosses And Names of Martyrs in The Desert of Saudi Arabia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 20, 2015

And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans’ pride, Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. 20It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there“ [Isaiah 13:19-20]

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A Franco-Saudi archaeological team is responsible for the discovery. Prof Frédéric Imbert dated the graffiti to 470-475, a time when anti-Christian persecution began, culminating under the usurper Yusuf. Even the Qur’an refers to it indirectly. The findings show how far Christianity had spread at the time, until the arrival of Islam.

A forest of crosses engraved in the rocks of the desert of Saudi Arabia is a sign of the presence of a vibrant Christian community around the fifth century AD.

Unearthed by a Saudi-French archaeological team, the graffiti include inscriptions with a number of biblical and Christian names, perhaps those of martyrs killed during a wave of persecution in the fifth century.

L’Orient-Le Jour reported that Prof Frédéric Imbert, a professor at the University of Aix-Marseille and a member of the team, presented his findings at a conference at the American University of Beirut on the rock engravings of Jabal Kawkab (“Star Mountain”), in Najran, southern Saudi Arabia.

The area is called Bi’r Hima or Abar Hima, names “that refer to places with wells known since ancient times.” According to Imbert, an epigrapher, the area is located on the route “that connected Yemen to Najran” where caravans could be resupplied in water.

Inscriptions were found with crosses, scattered over a one-square kilometre. Some inscriptions appear to be in a local version of Aramaic, a pre-Islamic form of Arabic, Nabataean-Arabic to be more precise.

The inscriptions have been dated to the reign of Shurihbil Yakkuf, who controlled southern Arabia in 470-475. The persecution of Christians appears to have started under his rule.

It is interesting to note that the names Marthad and Rabi were found inscribed on the crosses. Both are on the list of martyrs of Najran, in the so-called Book of Himyarites.

In order to understand crosses and rock inscriptions, it is necessary to know that back in the 3rd century AD, southern Arabia was ruled by the Ḥimyarite dynasty, which lasted for about 150 years.

In order to maintain its neutrality between the two great powers of the time, the Byzantine and Persian empires, its kings chose Judaism as their religion.

However, Christianity began to spread in Arabia in the fourth century. By “the sixth century, it reached the Gulf region, Najran and the Yemen coast”.

The missionary activities of Christians from Iran’s Sassanid Empire and Monophysite Christians from Syria hostile to the Council of Chalcedon (on Christ’s dual nature) favoured the spread of Christianity. Two Syriac bishops, probably from what is now Iraq, were consecrated in 485 and 519.

Later, Yusuf (Dhu Nuwas) seized power in the Kingdom of Ḥimyar, ordering the massacre of Christians in Najran, an event reported in several Christian chronicles, with a reference even in the Qur’an, in Shura Al-Burūj (The Celestial Stations).

When Christian survivors sent an appeal to Khaleb, King of Ethiopia, he organised a military expedition to rescue the persecuted. Yusuf’s army was defeated and the usurper himself was killed. A Christian kingdom was established in Arabia, as an Ethiopian protectorate, until it was conquered by Islam.

For Frédéric Imbert, the crosses and the inscriptions are “the oldest book of the Arabs,” written “on desert stones,” a “page of Arab and Christian history”.

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My Note: So, Monotheism, or faith in One God was not first introduced to the Arab tribes  — as Muslims claim by Mohammed, rather 600 / 2000 years prior to Islam by Jews and Christians. They just betrayed The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to claim another god to smear their desert sand with the blood of Jews and Christians.

A thoughtful commentator wrote the following:

“I keep wondering just how much more we’d know about both Jewish/ Hebrew/ Israelite history, and the history of Christianity, including the canonical texts of both groups, if Islam had never been invented. Just how many records – priceless torah scrolls and all sorts of other things – and early manuscripts or even (who knows?) original manuscripts of things like the Christian gospels – were destroyed in the initial jihad assaults or in all the pogroms, synagogue and church burnings, pillagings, sackings of villages, towns and cities (with concomitant destruction of reliigious communities and their libraries and of private or school libraries) that went on , and on, and on, subsequent to that initial conquest? The real miracle is that *anything* of the pre-islamic artefacts and written documents has survived at all. And the same goes for India, in spades; how much more would we know about their deep history and their ideas and literature, if Muslims had never invaded and destroyed all those temples and cities and places like the University of Nalanda?

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Muslims Are Beginning To See The Light Of Christ As Massive Number Of Christians Erupt In Ethiopia To Honor Christ In Support Of Their Christian Martyrs

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 23, 2015

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The massacre committed by ISIS Muslims who slaughtered Ethiopian Christians in Libya, caused a wave of anger amongst Christians and also Muslims who called for justice. It was very moving to watch the Ethiopia scene with the massive numbers who erupted in solidarity with the families of the Christian martyrs who gave their lives for the cause of Christ. The protesters wanted justice for the beheadings and shooting showed in a video released on Sunday by ISIS. The Ethiopian victims are widely believed to have been captured in Libya while trying to reach Europe. Christian Ethiopians are angered at the massacre when ISIS produced a video, in which ISIS called Christians “crusaders” and subtitled the horrific event as “worshippers of the cross belonging to the hostile Ethiopian Church.”

The scene with priests carrying crosses and demonstrators as far as your eye can see (estimated more than 100,000) Ethiopians is something to remember.

Ahaza Kassaye, the mother of one of the victims identified as Eyasu Yikunoamlak, told The Associated Press during the protest Wednesday that she was overwhelmed by the massive turnout.

I’m happy now. I’m very happy. I was just mourning the death of my son with family members and my neighbors. I never expected this to happen,” she said.

what is definite and what is becoming obvious from the events the world is witnessing in the Middle East, is that there is a divide between two: Muslims who are questioning all the violence standing alongside the followers of God who take the Mark of God and the followers of the spirit of Antichrist who proudly take the mark of Islam.

It is obvious, there are folks who claim the religion of Islam and they too weep for the blood of Christian saints. One very moving video I found was of a Muslim girl who weeps for the Christians massacred:

She bravely gave her name and sent her message to ISIS: “You are animals, you are criminals, you are not of the sons of Adam, but the sons of satan. May God burn you in hellfire … who are you to judge between Muslim and Christian. Only God is the ultimate judge”.

Righteous words indeed. It amazes me to see that the blood of the saints is opening the eyes of many Muslims to begin to question and ask, why? These days, I see what I have never seen before, in Egypt Muslims burning several Islamic books that calls for violence. True love can only come from the Light of Christ. Few pay attention that in the Bible God rescues a remnant of the Muslim world:

And it shall come to pass that everyone who is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Tabernacles. “[Zechariah 14:16]

These at one point were followers of the spirit of Antichrist. Why else did they come against Jerusalem? The text is clear “of all the nations which came against Jerusalem”.

The day will come when Muslims will seek God and see that Christ is The Way, The Truth and The Life. Pray for the Muslims in Ethiopia to take the Mark of God.

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The Thirty Christian Ethiopians Are in Heaven While Your Souls Will Rot in Hell, You Devil Worshipers

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 20, 2015

Why did the Muslims of ISIS behead 30 Ethiopian Christians whose lineage is said to go all the way back to Philip the Apostle?

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From the video (see 3:26) we translated, ISIS gave a way out:

We tell the Christians everywhere that the Islamic state will spread by Allah’s will. It [the Islamic state] will get to you even if you are safe in your fortresses. Who ever converts to Islam, he will have peace and who accepts the Dhimmi status will be at peace. But who rejects our terms he will receive nothing from us except the sharpness of the sword. Men will be slaughtered and the women and children will be enslaved and their monies are confiscated as booty. This is the rule of Allah and his prophet. And to Allah is the pride and also to the believers but the hypocrites do not understand.

They gave that message only in Arabic.

So according to ISIS these Christians refused to convert and submit to Islam, so they got slaughtered.

This is perhaps why they did not translate this part of their message to English, which was for Copts and Ethiopians who are known for their stubbornness not to convert. And so ISIS did not want to admit, as they did in the previous release with the 21 Copts, that these Christians refused to convert, as usual. These Christians are not like some liberal journalist hostage who plays along and moves his lips saying “I declare there is no God but Allah …” while he ‘repents later’, when he is on the other side.

The Muslims know that it is extremly rare that Copts and Ethiopians convert. It is perhaps fitting to call these “Stubborn For Jesus”.

So of course, the rest is translated in the English in which it is all about breaking the cross as the message is clear, it is the breaking of the will of the Christians which ISIS failed to do with these saints.

The scene is a microcosm of what is to come as John the Revelator predicted that prior to Christ’s coming:

” … I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years.[Revelation 20:4]

But the first part of the verse says: “I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge.” So in the end it will be the slain who will judge these executioners.

My Message To Muslims

So Muslim, go ahead, execute, slice and decapitate, for the time is coming when you will suffer eternally in hell while your ‘Nebi Muhammad’ (false prophet Muhammad) will stoop. As the Scriptures say: “Bel bows, Nebo stoops” (Isaiah 46:1). And bow he will from the fear of the Son of God. We fear not your blade, “Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28)

In other words, the thirty are in heaven while your souls will rot in hell. Come to our fortresses and see the wrath you will receive. In other words, go to hell.

Here, let me explain to you how it works, biblically. Your victories by the sword can only be announced when all Christians bow towards your idol image in Mecca which you Muslims will eventually destroy with your own hands. As long as Christians choose your scimitar blade over prostrating in submission towards your idol, the victory will always be for the slain and not the stupid butcher; we are the ones who submit to die for God while you only die for your pleasure and for booty. Indeed, you are slaves to yourselves. The devil thought he was victorious when the lamb of God, Christ, was slain, but the victory was Christ’s and ours. The devil fooled you to believe that Christ was not crucified and you thought yourselves to be smart by filling yourselves with pride saying “we will conquer … and we will dominate …”. Your pride comes from your Allah who is the devil disguised as God and the Magi, as you call them “Majus”, the Shiites shall destroy your idol in Mecca. It is written and so it will be.

You lost against these Ethiopian saints. The history of these Ethiopian Christians stems way before your heresiarch Muhammad. Ethiopian Christians stem from the 8th chapter of Acts is that Philip the Evangelist has been sent from Jerusalem by an angel of the Lord “…to go toward south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (v. 26) It is on this road that Philip meets the Ethiopian who “had come to Jerusalem and was returning home” (v.28-29). So Christianity in Ethiopia dates to the 1st century, way before your false prophet making Ethiopia unique amongst sub-Saharan African countries.

Today you show the killing of thirty, yet the Ethiopian Church has 40-45 million and is thus the largest of all Oriental Orthodox churches. There are also 13.7 million Protestants and half million Catholics who love Christ and are willing to die for Him.

To our Christian brethren, please consider the serious issue on Christian persecution which will increase as we see these events unfold. we operate a very effective mission in rescuing fellow Christians who live under the Muslim yoke baking bricks as slaves, burned in furnaces and slaughtered.

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The Time Is Coming That Whoever Kills You Will Think That He Is Offering A Service To God’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 20, 2015

How do you deal with psychotic religious warriors that believe that they are offering a service to God by killing Christians?

Ever since 9/11, we were endlessly told about what a great threat “al-Qaeda” was, but I don’t remember a single time when al-Qaeda ever marched a group of Christians out and beheaded them on camera. ISIS appears to be an entirely different animal than al-Qaeda ever was, and it is about time that we started taking them seriously.

But the Obama administration is actually allowing Americans that went overseas to fight for ISIS to come back into the country and resume their normal lives. To me, that is absolutely insane. These are people that believe that they score major points with their god when they kill us. And they especially seem to relish the opportunity to kill Christians. Sadly, this is all part of a rising trend of Christian persecution all over the planet. Christian churches are being burned to the ground in places such as Egypt, India and West Africa, and earlier this month we witnessed a horrific incident during which more than a hundred Christians were mercilessly gunned down in Kenya. It is becoming increasingly dangerous to be a Christian, and it is only going to get worse in the years ahead.

You have to keep in mind that these ISIS fighters are actually convinced that they are the good guys. They don’t believe that what they are doing is evil. When they kill Christians, they are just doing what they believe their god wants them to do

A shocking new video appearing to show at least 30 Christian Ethiopians being beheaded and shot by ISIS in Libya has been released.

The 29-minute video, titled ‘Until It Came To Them – Clear Evidence’, shows dozens of militants holding two separate groups captive, thought to be in the south and the west of the country.

At least 16 men, described by Islamic State as the ‘followers of the cross from the enemy Ethiopian Church’, are lined up and shot in a desert area while 12 others are filmed being forced to walk down a beach before being beheaded.

This follows another video in February of the beheading of a group of 21 Coptic Christians on the beach in Libya, though that terrain was rockier than the one shown in the latest film.

This video that was released makes it abundantly clear what these killers are motivated by. The following description of the audio on this latest ISIS video comes from CNN

All praise be to Allah, the Lord and cherisher of the world and may peace and blessings be upon the Prophet Mohammed. To the nation of the cross, we are back again on the sands, where the companions of the Prophet, peace be upon him, have stepped on before, telling you: Muslim blood that was shed under the hands of your religion is not cheap,” the narrator says in Arabic on the 30-minute video.

The narrator continues, “In fact, their blood is the purest blood because there is a nation behind them (which) inherits revenge. And we swear to Allah: the one who disgraced you by our hands, you will not have safety, even in your dreams, until you embrace Islam.”

Do you understand what is being said there?

They will not stop fighting until we all embrace Islam.

Not much room for negotiation there.

Meanwhile, other Islamic groups all over the planet are starting to take their cues from ISIS, and this is resulting in a rising tide of violence against Christians.

For example, recall the incident in the Mediterranean Sea the other day in which a dozen innocent Christians were tossed to their deaths

When a rubber dinghy carrying around 100 African refugees across the Mediterranean began to sink, a Nigerian Christian prayed for his life in an innocent act that would end in the deaths of 12 fellow migrants.

One of the Muslims on board the rickety craft ordered him to stop, saying: ‘Here, we only pray to Allah.’

When he refused, a violent fight ensued and 12 Christians drowned when they were thrown overboard by the Muslim refugees.

Who in the world would do such a thing?

The only reason those 12 people were killed was because they were Christians.

The following is what Reverend Franklin Graham had to say about this incident…

The Italian police have arrested 15 Muslims for throwing 12 people overboard and watching them helplessly drown in the Mediterranean,” said Rev. Graham in an Apr. 17 Facebook post.

He continued, “Why? Just because they were Christians! Because Islam has a deep and relentless hatred for people who bear the Name of Christ. These Christians were among a group of 105 people who were trying to escape war and poverty in Africa and were headed to Italy to look for work.”

We saw another example of this kind of violence against Christians earlier this year in West Africa

It took only a few hours, but it was enough time for hundreds of radical Muslims in Niger, West Africa, to destroy dozens of churches and several Christian homes. Ten people lost their lives and hundreds were injured when Muslim mobs went on the deadly rampage in early January.

Now, three months later, Christians living there are moving forward, determined to still preach the Gospel despite the dangers.

In most of these attacks around the globe, those involved do not believe that they are doing anything wrong.

Rather, most of the people involved in this violence believe that they are actually offering a service to their god.

And the tide is turning in the western world as well. I don’t know if you have noticed, but it is quite socially acceptable to make jokes about Christians and to portray them as bad guys and lunatics in movies and on television shows. Evangelical Christians are even being labeled as “potential terrorists” in official government documents, and every trace of the Christian faith is being pushed out of public life in the United States. I discussed how this is being done in the U.S. military in this recent article, but just about everywhere you look Christianity is being pushed into the shadows. The disdain for the faith of our forefathers has reached a crescendo, and it is not going to be any easier to be a Christian in this country in the years ahead – that is for sure.

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