Muslim Lady Challenges Jesus to Prove Himself
According to the Shi’a Muslim theocracy that rules Iran, anyone who abandons Islam is an apostate, and apostasy is punishable by death. Unwavering from this declaration, the government itself severely persecutes Christians. Because of the widespread persecution, Iran has moved up to number nine on the 2016 watch list of countries that persecute Christians.
It was in this hostile environment that Padina, a young Iranian woman, grew up. From an early age, Padina recited prayers, memorized the Quran before school, and learned to hate Christians. In fact, she was bolstered by the promise that killing a Christian guarantees a one-way ticket to Heaven.
Padina was a model Muslim; she followed all the rules, even cleansing and re-cleansing herself during prayers to ensure purity. But these rituals left her feeling hopeless and depressed.
In a recent interview with The Endless…
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