A retired Christian pastor is currently facing serious prison time after he dared to speak out against Islam.
In the church he built in Ireland, Retired Pastor James McConnell was recently preaching on 1 Timothy 2:5, which reads, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”
According to Mad World News, the sermon was streamed all over Ireland, and during it, McConnell gave a history of Islam and talked about Mohammed and what he believed in. McConnell later said he was motivated to write the sermon because of “… the terrible injustice done to a young Muslim woman named Miriam Ibrahim who was converted to Christianity and for marrying a Christian man. Miriam Ibrahim was pregnant and was to receive eighty lashes and possibly martyrdom.”
In a miserable display of censorship, McConnell is now facing jail time in Ireland simply for criticizing Islam in the sermon. Making matters worse, Obama’s Department of Justice has revealed that they plan to arrest people in the U.S. on similar grounds.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch recently threatened legal action against those who perpetrate “anti-Muslim hate speech.” Congress has issued a bill for this type of situation called HR 569, and it reads, “…violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States and … denounces in the strongest terms the increase of hate speech … targeted against mosques, Muslims, or those perceived to be Muslim.”
McConnell will learn his fate on Tuesday, January 5. He says that whatever happens, he will never renounce his Christian faith.
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