“To those who are out to bring us down, before they will succeed they must first kill me, my brothers. Because I will not allow them to destroy you.”
“All people who worship … before Him. We are entrusted to spread this message and to extend that call to all the people.
As long as I am alive, there will be no rest …. I will continue my mission against them.”
“It … is also my desire that in spite of everything they should not give up the struggle, but continue fighting wherever they may be, faithful …I have preferred death to cowardly flight or even capitulation… and above all in this respect the leaders should give a shining example of faithful devotion to duty unto death.”
While relevant issues may cause reason to anger or threats on fellow brethren or countrymen, usually it is for the best to control that emotion. Future events may not be as expected. In fact it gets confusing sometimes. Well, to give you an example, the first paragraph you read in this article was expressed by our Executive Minister on August 1, 2015 in the occasion of the 66th anniversary of the locale of Sacramento, Metro Manila South.
The second and third paragraphs were however, quoted by the infamous Osama Bin Laden.
The fourth paragraph by one of history’s most notorious dictator Adolf Hitler on April 29, 1945 a day before he shot himself and Germany surrendered.
As to grandstanding and belittling other religions with respect to material stature, maybe we should be a little cautious here. The following are photographs of some of the most beautiful churches in the world, starting from the Crystal Cathedral in the United States bought by the Catholic Church :