THE JINN OR GENIES OF ISLAM
1) Genies were created from fire.
Qur'an 15:27 And the jinn, We created before of intensely hot fire.
Qur'an 55:15 And He created the jinn of a flame of fire.
2) Genies are spirits of evil.
Qur'an 6:129 And on the day when He will gather them all together: O assembly of jinn, you took away a great part of men.
Footnote 822: The class of beings that goes under this name stands in the Holy Qur'an for the spirits of evil or the beings that invite man to evil, as opposed to the angels, who invite him to good, both being alike invisible to the human eye.
Note: Genies are real and evil to Muslims.
3) Jews are referred to as genies or evil spirits.
Qur'an 46:29-30: And when We turned towards thee a party of the jinn, who listened to the Qur'an; so when they were in its presence, they said: Be silent. Then when it was finished, they turned back to their people warning them. They said: O our people, we have heard a Book revealed after Moses, verifying that which is before it, guiding to the truth and to a right path.
Note: Mo-ham-mad taught Muslims to hate the Jews.
4) Christians are referred to as genies who will be converted.
Qur'an 72:1-3: Say: It has been revealed to me that a party of the jinn listened, so they said: Surely we have heard a wonderful Qur'an, guiding to the right way - so we believe it. And we will not set up any one with our Lord. And He - exalted be the majesty of our Lord! - has not taken a consort, nor a son.
Footnote 2581: From what is stated further on it appears that the reference here is to future time when Christian nations forming the bulk of mankind - such being one of the significances of the word jinn - will accept the truth of the message brought by the Prophet (MO-HAM-MAD).
Note: Christians are looked upon as being evil until they are converted to Islam.
5) All evil persons are referred to as Jinn by Muslims.
Qur'an 72:6 And persons from among men usedto seek refuge with persons from among the Jinn, so they increased them in evil doing.
Footnote 2581a: The jinn and men of this verse are undoubtedly the leaders of evil an iniquity and the weaker ones in intellect who followed them blindly.
Note: All non-Muslims are looked upon as being evil until they are converted to Islam.
6) All non-Muslims or Jinn are looked upon as deviators by Muslims.
Qur'an 72:14-15: And some of us are those who submit, and some of us are deviators. So, whoever submits, these aim at the right way. And as to deviators, they are fuel of hell.
Note: All non-Muslims or Jinn are fuel for hell until they are converted to Islam.
Matthew 5:44-45: But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven.
Conclusion: Islam is not a peaceful religion and Muslims will never be sons of God.
Black magic around the world
October 31, 2006
By Shamael Al-Sharaikh
Today is Halloween, a North American holiday where children dress up in costumes and go from one home to another trick-or-treating for candy and sweets. The significance of Halloween came on 31 October, the eve of All Saints Day. On this night, it is claimed that the magical world makes contact with the physical world and all magic practitioners, witches and wizards, have more attuned powers.
Frankly, I'm not a strong believer in the occult, although many are quite sure it exists, and this Halloween got me thinking on how each culture believes that the occult does happen in our modern times, be it belonging to a monotheist faith or one that worships several deities.
I do not mean Hollywood magic where one girl can turn the school bully into a goat by casting a spell. This is the occult where someone can curse another person and cause them bodily and emotional harm.
In our Muslim culture, the idea that black magic exists is quite common and even the most modern scientifically minded individuals believe in it, although they may not admit so publicly. In fact, the Gulf state of Oman and some parts of Iraq are stereotypically referred to as a nesting ground for practitioners of black magic and evil spell casters. Likewise, Voodoo is practiced in the Caribbean and some South Asian cultures have their own forms of black magic.
Without claiming to know the definitive statistics, I wager that most cultures have some sort of conviction that there is an evil mystical power out there that can be manipulated to harm some people and make others successful and prosperous.
Why do we need to believe in this and why do we need to foster a fear of black magic? The reason may be that it is hard for us to accept that bad things happen to good people simply because it is in their destiny to happen. There are many women that would make excellent mothers but cannot conceive. There are many young boys who did very well in high school but somehow failed in college. There are many bad people who have wonderful, happy lives even though they may be the least to deserve it.
These are natural occurrences in our lives, and part of the game destiny plays with us. However, it is not always easy to accept that our destiny is meant to be sad or reddened with misery while those who hurt us have happy, healthy functioning lives; therefore we resort to the belief that those bad people used black magic to their benefit. Having bad luck is not an easy pill to swallow, but concoctions of our imagination about black magic and evil mysticism may sometimes be an easier gulp.
So is Halloween a good night for us to experiment with black magic and throw our inhibitions to the wind? Frankly, Halloween is just a fun kids' holiday that has been commercialized to the point that it has lost all its allegedly scary significance. I do, however, believe that life has different turns and twists and they are not always happy. In fact, we may run into a series of frighteningly sad twists that can last for years.
This is just fate. If we believe in a higher being that controls our fate, then we should also believe that this higher being will make things better eventually. If this higher being also chooses to provide success and prosperity to those who may not deserve it, then that it is also their fate and what it dictates for them. There is nothing mystical about that.
Happy Halloween everyone!
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