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A Baptist Seminary Student has embraced Islam after Reading the Quran

By: Safaa Abdel-Aziz

About the Author

Safaa Abdel-Aziz

Co-Chief Editor, October Weekly magazine, Cairo, Egypt.

Member of the Egyptian Society of Save Children.

Member of the Egyptian Society of Tourism

(ArticlesBase SC #3460416)

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Priests Embraced Islam (1.Ex- US Catholic Priest, Yusuf Estes-iii)

 

Yusuf Estes, Ex-Christian Preacher & Former Catholic Priest was in Grand Prairie, Texas; He met a Baptist seminary student from Tennessee named… who came to Islam after reading the Holy Quran while in BAPTIST SEMINARY COLLEGE!  After an interesting spiritual journey, he has embraced Islam.  In his fruitful real story, he continues and says… (Part 3)

 

“My father’s wife finally acknowledged, before she died, that Jesus could not be a son of God and that he must have been a mighty prophet of God, but not God. She passed away within a few months of this statement at age 86. May Allah accept her statement of faith, ameen (Amen).

Now stop and think. A whole entire household of people from varying backgrounds and ethnic groups coming together in truth to learn how to know and worship the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe. Think. A Catholic priest; a minister of music and preacher of the Gospel; an ordained minister and builder of Christian schools; and the children, even a great-grandmother – they all come into Islam!

Only by His Mercy were we all guided to see the real truth of Islam, by removing the coverings over our ears and the blinders on our eyes, no longer having seals over our hearts – He was Guiding us now.

 

Amazing Story – Family and Friends Entering Islam – From One Man. If I were to stop right here, I’m sure that you would have to admit that at least, this is an amazing story, right? After all, three religious leaders of three separate denominations all going into one very opposite belief at the same time and then soon after the rest of the household.

 

More? – Yes! Baptist Seminary Student Reads Quran – Accepts Islam But that is not all. There is more! The same year, while I was in Grand Prairie, Texas (near Dallas) I met a Baptist seminary student from Tennessee named Joe, who also came to Islam after reading the Holy Quran while in BAPTIST SEMINARY COLLEGE!

 

More? Yes. Catholic Priest Loves Islam – But Needs His Job! There are others as well. I recall the case of the Catholic priest in a college town who talked about the good things in Islam so much that I was forced to ask him why he didn’t enter Islam. He replied: “What? And loose my job?” - His name is Father John and we still pray for Allah to Guide Him.

 

Another.Catholic.Priest.Makes.Shahadah The very next year I met a former Catholic priest who had been a missionary for 8 years in Africa. He learned about Islam while he was there and entered into Islam. He then changed his name to Omar and moved to Dallas Texas.

Any more? Again – Yes! Orthodox Arch Bishop leaves church for Islam Two years later, while in San Antonio, Texas I was introduced to a former Arch Bishop of the Orthodox Church of Russia who learned about Islam and gave up his position to enter Islam.

 

Daughter of Hindu Pundit (Religious Leader) – Accepts Islam – Helping.thousands.to.Islam I met a woman in New York who wanted to make our CDs about “What Is Islam?” After giving her permission several years ago, I have learned she has produced and distributed over 600 thousand of these to the non-Muslims in America. May Allah reward her and keep her strong in her efforts, ameen.

 

Hundreds.-.Thousands.-.Still.Coming And since my own entrance into Islam and becoming a chaplain to the Muslims throughout the country and around the world, I have encountered many more individuals who were leaders, teachers and scholars in other religions who learned about Islam and entered into it. They came from Hindus, Jews, Catholics, Protestants, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Greek and Russian Orthodox, Coptic Christians from Egypt, non-denominational churches and even scientists who had been atheists.

The combination always seems to be the same; people are sincerely seeking the truth and are willing to put their different prejudices and biases out of their minds and begin to ask God for His Guidance in their lives.

So, now you have the introduction to the story of my coming into Islam and becoming Muslim. There is more on the Internet about this story and there are more pictures there as well. Please take the time to visit it and then please take the time to email me and let us come together to share in all truths based on proofs for understanding our origins and our purpose and goals in this life and the Next Life”.

 

“May I suggest to the seeker of truth do the following NINE STEPS to purification of the heart?

1-Clean – your mind, your heart & soul – remove all prejudices & biases.

2-Thank God – for what you have – every moment of every day.

3-Read – a good translation of the meaning of the Noble Quran in a.language.that.they.can.understand.best. (http://islamtomorrow.com/downloads/noblequran.exe)

4-Reflect on the meanings & consider the bounties of your Lord.

5-Seek – Forgiveness From God & Learn to Forgive others.

6-Ask – in your heart for Guidance from Above.

7-Open – your heart and mind.

8-Continue – to do this up for a few months. And be regular in it.

9-Avoid – the poison of evil while your heart is opening for the “rebirth of your soul.”

 

Remember -Clean;Thank;Read;Reflect-

Then “Seek, and ye shall find. Ask, and it shall be given thee. Knock, and.it.shall.be.opened.”

Then Continue & Avoid.

The rest is between you and the Almighty Lord of the Universe. If you truly love Him, then He already Knows it and He will deal with each of us according to our hearts”.”

 

(To be continued).

 

The Full story is found in:

Priests Embraced Islam (1.Ex- US Catholic Priest, Yusuf Estes, i to iv)

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Co-Chief Editor, October Weekly magazine, Cairo, Egypt.

Member of the Egyptian Society of Save Children.

Member of the Egyptian Society of Tourism