John Quincy Adams Used Genesis 16 To Prophesy Islam’s War Against America – Bill Wilson –
WASH—Jun 5—KIN– Iran is threatening to sue the United States for damaging Iran’s international reputation by accusing it of trying to make a nuclear bomb. Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on the Danish Embassy in Pakistan over cartoons published by a Danish newspaper that made fun of the "prophet" Mohammed. And the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center in Israel recently issued a report that Islamic attacks against Christians in Gaza were noticeably increasing. But an American president predicted Islam’s radical behavior against the West in 1827.
The Barbary pirates were Islamic terrorists from modern-day Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. They were attacking American ships and holding Christian Americans as slaves. In 1786, future presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, ambassadors France and Britain, respectively, met with the Libyan ambassador to Britain Sidi Adja to discuss peace. Adja told them, "that it was written in their Koran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as prisoners, and that every Muslim who should be slain in battle was sure to go to Paradise."
Adam’s son, President John Quincy Adams wrote of Mohammed in the 1827 American Annual Register: "…combining the powers of transcendent genius with the preternatural energy of a fanatic and the fraudulent spirit of an impostor, proclaimed himself as a messenger from heaven, and spread desolation and delusion over an extensive portion of the earth…He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war as part of his religion against all the rest of mankind. The essence of his doctrine was violence and lust; to exalt the brutal over the spiritual part of human nature."
Adams spoke of the 1,200-year war between Christianity and Islam: "That war is yet flagrant; nor can it cease but by the extincture of that impostor, which has been permitted by Providence to prolong the degeneracy of man. While the merciless and dissolute are encouraged to furnish motives to human action, there never can be peace on earth and good will toward men." Then Adams waxed prophetic by quoting from Genesis 16:11, 12, "Behold, thou art with child, and shall bear a son, and shall call his name Ishmael; and he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man’s hand against him." This is a far cry from today’s presidents and presidential wannabes, who claim Islam, is peaceful.