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Fairy Tales in the Bible
the dragon who waged war in heaven
By Sami Zaatari
Christians often like to make the claim that the Quran contains stories which are just fables, fictional fairy tales and legends. Here are some of the claims set forth by Christians:
In due time I will be responding to those supposed claims by the Christian. However the purpose of this article is to show that it is infact the Bible which contains the fairy tales, and fables etc. Just look no further than the book of Revelations. Sometimes you have to remind yourself that this isnt a magical fairy-tale book, but a supposed revelation from God.
Revelations 12: 1-9
And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: 2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. 5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. 6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. 7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, 8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Is the book of God, or is this some magical book? Quite a lot of interesting points to note, for one, we see a lady who is clothed with the sun, and she has the moon under her feet! How interesting.
It even gets more interesting when we read that there was a war in heaven! A civil war you could say, the angels gone bad versus the angels who still keep their loyalty with God, the bad angels were lead by satan and the dragon. While the good angels were lead by the angel Michael. What an amusing little story wouldnt you say?
Note also, this dragon has seven heads, and ten horns, how interesting. However so, there is one slight problem with this. For one, how did the dragon enter heaven? This raises the question, where is heaven? If the dragon managed to fly around and enter heaven, then this would mean heaven is a physical presence, not some spiritual world. However so, Christians believe heaven is a spiritual place, not a physical area. So therefore, how was a dragon flying around in a spiritual world?
Thats not the only fable found in this book, there is more:
Revelations 13: 1-5:
1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the
sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. 4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? 5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.
How amusing. A beast rose from the sea, he had seven heads and ten horns! It seems John was having nightmares when he was on this island.
. 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;
How interesting, an angel standing in the sun.
Much more could be said, but I think that should do. So everyone, beware of the dragon!!!!
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