Dallas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress said Sunday during his "Countdown to the Apocalypse," sermon series that it was Satan who delivered the religion of Islam to the prophet Muhammad and further asserted that following that religion will "lead you to hell."
In his six-week sermon series, Jeffress, who pastors Dallas' 11,000-member First Baptist Church, explains how Jesus told of the rise of radical Islam and that increased Christian persecution around the world would "precede His return to this Earth."
In a Sunday sermon, the 59-year-old attempted to debunk the claim that Muhammad was delivered Islam by an angel and stated that the angel Muhammad saw was really the devil desguised "as an angel of light." Keep reading
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The Prophet Muhammad by some accounts himself initially believed that when the Angel Gabriel first revealed himself to him, the angel was a 'shaytan jinn,' or demon, and attempted to escape from the angel by throwing himself off a cliff. However, when the angel prevented him from killing himself, he concluded that the angel was not a demon. Robert Jeffress' sermon series is not going to sit well with Islamic extremists to whom Jeffress' teaching is blasphemy of the worst kind. We can expect to read about death threats made against Jeffress and attempts to bomb First Baptist Dallas and to kill Jeffress himself.Photo credit: First Baptist Dallas