MARK GLENN - A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS AT THE UGLY TRUTH!
Merry Christmas to all our friends at TUT
n behalf of all of us here at TUT, we wish all people of good will around the globe a very Merry Christmas.
And just as
a little historical reminder, let us keep in mind that it was the 3
wise men from modern day Iran bearing gifts and giving them to the
newborn Christ child that became the celebration we today call
Christmas. It was the Iranians who paid the first diplomatic visit to
the Jesus Christ and honored him.
contrast, the first ‘diplomatic’ visit paid by the Jewish state to the
babe Jesus was when Herod learned of the birth of the Messiah and sent
his hired killers out to find him and kill him in what came to be known
in the bible as the slaughter of the innocents.
As a final
reminder as to just who the real friends of Jesus Christ, His teachings
and His followers are, let us also consider just a few quotes, the first
coming from the Holy Qur’an–
the angels said, “O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word
from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary –
distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought
nearest to Allah.’
And the second coming from the Jewish Talmud–
“Miriam, mother of the Nazarene, was the descendant of princes and governors who played the harlot with carpenters.”
As well as–
the Nazarene practiced sorcery and black magic, and led Jews astray into
idolatry. He was sexually immoral, worshipped statues of stone, was cut
off from the Jewish people, and refused to repent.”
So, in re-capping it all, on one hand we have this–