Saturday, January 24, 2015

"Let the earth bring forth the living creature"

Mt. Fuji 100 km far from the Tokyo suburbs

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Gen 1:23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
Gen 1:24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Gen 1:25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

Friday, January 23, 2015

"they shall call his name Emmanuel" - Historical Backgrounds to the Islamic Terror

The Tokyo Station at Dusk

Historical Backgrounds to the Islamic Terror

It happened with the occupation of Vietnam by the Imperial Japanese Military in WWII.  France left Vietnam, while losing war against Nazi Germany in Europe, but afterward returned to Vietnam to continue its colonial rule, when WWII finally ended with the surrender of Tokyo after the US atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

However Vietnamese fought its independence war to finally drive French troops out of the nation in the Indochina Peninsula.  Nonetheless, Vietnam was divided into the communist north and the capitalist or Buddhist south.

Then the Vietnam War erupted as the north tried to absorb the south while South Vietnam Government tied up with the US.  Though corruption of Saigon was so grave, the US sent totally half a million troops to support them till early 1970s.  The Soviet Union and China backed up North Vietnam, supplying a huge amount of weapons and other various aid.  Surprisingly, the US lost the bloody War and totally left Indochina.

The sense of loss of America was so deep that the American Government tried to revenge the defeat, targeting the Soviet Union that strongly supported Hanoi as part of its global strategy in the Cold War.  The then US administration took notice of situations in Afghanistan controlled by Moscow at the time.  America helped Islamic insurgents against the Soviet Union.  CIA even cooperated with Osama bin Laden who joined the Afghan Civil War, coming from Saudi Arabia.

Eventually the Soviet Union gave up Afghanistan and withdrew its troops.  Islamic fighters and the Taliban, supported by part of the Pakistan Government, started to rule Afghanistan.  And, America lost interest in the region and stopped involvement in politics in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, the Iranian Revolution occurred and the pro-US Iranian king was ousted.  Islamic revolutionary militias invaded the US Embassy in Tehran.  The Islamic Republic of Iran became an enemy of the US.

As retaliation, the US encouraged Iraq to launch a war against Iran.  Iraqi President Saddam Hussein continued the Iraq-Iran War from 1980 to 1988.  It was a futile war; both the countries wan nothing.  But, Saddam Hussein looked like having a conviction that the US recognized Iraq's strong presence in the Persian Gulf region as he was supported by the US Government in the War.

In 1990, Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait and tried to invade Saudi Arabia while the Soviet Union was getting disintegrated.  For the US Government, Saudi Arabia was more important than Iraq.  So, the US entered a war, called the Gulf War, against Iraq with other Western and Islamic countries.  The Iraqi military was severely destroyed, but US President George Bush did not allow US troops to advance to Baghdad.  Saddam Hussein survived, but the US and the UK continued their air campaigns on some part of Iraq.

However, during this War, though it substantially continued only for a month, hundreds of thousands of American soldiers came to the Persian Gulf region.  And, America built military bases even in Saudi Arabia.  This huge influx of Americans into Saudi Arabia provoked some extreme Muslims, including Osama bin Laden who came to be at strife with pro-US Saudi Government and moved to Afghanistan to tie up with the Taliban. .

In 2001, terrorists led by Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda launched a large-scale attack on Washington DC and New York, being driven by hatred toward the US that was shared with some extreme Muslims.  US President George W. Bush declared the War on Terror.  The US sent hundreds of thousands of troops to Afghanistan and Iraq, though Iraq had almost no linkage with Al Qaeda.  The Taliban regime in Afghanistan toppled down and Saddam Hussein was captured and executed.

In 2011, the US completed withdrawal of its troops from Iraq while Osama bin Laden was executed by US special commandos in the year; at the end of 2014, the US military and NATO troops officially finished its military operation in Afghanistan.

And now, acts of terror are so rampant from Pakistan to Afghanistan and from Iraq to Syria.  The worst of terror groups is ISIS that recently attacked a magazine company in Paris and took two Japanese hostage in Syria.

Indeed, this sub-era began with acts of colonialist France and the Empire of Japan in Vietnam.  Truly, without the War on Terror, the Gulf War, the Iraq-Iran War, the Afghan Civil War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and WWII, today there must not be ISIS, Al Qaeda, and other Islamic terrorists from Africa to Indonesia.

We have to learn history to understand the world today.            

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Mat 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
Mat 1:24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
Mat 1:25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.

"as one that had authority" - Japanese Supporters for the Arabs

The Tokyo Station

Japanese Supporters for the Arabs

Some Japanese or Japanese groups are really engaged in support activities for Muslims in Syria, Iraq, etc.

Turkish charity Kimse Yok Mu collaborated with the Tokyo Camii and Turkish Cultural Center to help transport $77,000 worth of humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees residing in the southern city of Adana near the Syrian border.

Since The Islamic State (IS) began its military campaign against Ayn al-Arab (Kobane in Kurdish), Northern Syria, on September 19, more than 188,000 Syrians have crossed the border and fled to South-Eastern Turkey (UN, 14.10.2014). The humanitarian aid effort by the Turkish government and the international community has not been able to keep up with the drastic increase in the number of refugees. AAR Japan is distributing food and basic daily necessities in Suruc District, Sanliurfa Province where there is a refugee population. Hiroko NAITO of AAR Japan reports on their relief efforts.

Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with projects in the areas of emergency assistance, assistance to persons with disabilities, mine action, action against infectious diseases and public awareness raising. It was established in 1979 as an organization with no political, ideological or religious affiliations and currently has projects in 15 countries.

Japan International Cooperation Agency Jordan Office
P.O. Box 926355 Amman 11190 Jordan
Tel: 962-6-5858921/3 Fax: 962-6-5858924
E-mail: web:
JICA provides multifaced assistance to Jordan on Syrian refugees’ issue
By: Rabah Al- Shanti/Projects’ Officer – JICA Jordan Office

Since the eruption of the crisis in Syria in March 2011, Jordan started receiving Syrian refugees, where their current numbers have exceeded half million already, and thus represent almost 10% of the population in Jordan, which consequently puts Jordan on the top of list among Syria’s neighbors in receiving and containing the largest portion of the Syrian refugees. This is ongoing despite the fact that Jordan has scarce water and mineral resources and currently goes through difficult fiscal challenges.
Whether inside or outside refugee camps, this huge influx of the Syrian refugees have put huge financial, social and security burden on Jordan, and in recognition to this fact and the need toact swiftly in helping Jordan, the Government of Japan through
JICA decided to extend multifaced assistance to Jordan. The first came quickly in January 2013 in response to floods that affected the Za’atari Refugee Camp in the Mafraq Governorate that is believed to have affected 48,000 of the camp residents back then, in the shape of providing in-kind emergency relief support to the Za’atari Refugee Camp represented by providing 50 winterized tents and 3900 winter blankets. Distribution of these items took place in coordination with the United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

Since 1986, JICA has sent 665 Japanese volunteers to Jordan to share their experiences and ideas in education, industry and other fields, according to Tanaka Toshiaki, chief representative of JICA’s Jordan office.

The ongoing unrest in Syria that has been escalating since March 2011 has caused the displacement of hundreds of thousands of civilians, and as many as 70,000 people have died according to the UN(13/Feb/2013).
In order to support Syrian people under this disastrous situation “Sadaqa” was established by volunteers mainly consisted of JOCV(Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers) and students in Meiji Gakuin University, Japan, who had previously lived or visited Syria. “Sadaqa” means “friendship” in Arabic, and this name reflects our hope to maintain our connection with Syria and Syrian people that have a special place in our hearts.

Japan Iraq Medical Network(JIM-NET), a Japanese NGO, works for humanitarian assistance to support Iraqi cancer children and Syrian refugees in Erbil. It is currently implementing a project to support Syrian pregnant women and currently seeking to appoint a project coordinator to coordinate its project implementation.

In general, Japanese people have almost nothing to do with Islam, but they understand that Islam is a real region.  And, they believe humanity is the same in every human being, whether he or she is a Muslim or not.  So, they love people who live in the Middle East and happen to be Muslims.

However, it is not sure how much the fact that Japan imports 70% of its imported oil from the world from the Middle East has an influence on the minds of ordinary Japanese people.

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Mar 1:22 And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.
Mar 1:23 And there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,
Mar 1:24 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

"thou shalt call his name JESUS"

Around Tokyo

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Mat 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
Mat 1:22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"And straightway he called them" - The Two Japanese Made Hostage to ISIS


The Two Japanese Made Hostage to ISIS

How can we save the two Japanese made hostage to ISIS?

How would God use this case for Muslims and Japanese?

Still a miracle might happen.
Who are the Japanese hostages 'held by Jihadi John'? 
Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and self-styled military consultant Haruna Yukawa held as hostages by Islamic State arrived in war-torn region with different plans 
By Julian Ryall, Tokyo10:26AM GMT 20 Jan 2015 
Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa arrived in the Middle East on very different journeys, but became friends on the road into the heartland of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).

Goto is a freelance journalist from Tokyo with a reputation for reporting from some of the world's most inhospitable places. He has written books on the impact of Aids on Africa and been on assignment for several of Japan's main news broadcasters in Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq and other hot-spots across Africa and Asia.
In July last year, he posted a message on Facebook seeking assistance from an association of Iraqi journalists to get to Baghdad for a new assignment.
Goto and Yukawa apparently first met in Aleppo in April 2013, with Goto subsequently helping Yukawa to travel to Baghdad.
Goto is quoted in media as saying that Yukawa had befriended members of the Free Syrian Army, one of the factions fighting in Syria, and that they trusted him because he was so un-soldierly in his approach. They shared meals with him and introduced him to their families in refugee camps.

Media reports have suggested that Yukawa is a self-styled military consultant, although it appears he is more of a war enthusiast who wanted to get close to the fighting in Syria.
In the footage, the interrogator accuses Yukawa of being a member of the CIA. 
After his capture, Reuters quoted friends and family of Yukawa as saying that he was on a journey of self-discovery after his wife died of lung cancer, his business had failed and his house had been repossessed. Yukawa had been living rough in a Tokyo park for a month before he left for the Middle East, according to his father. 
He also reportedly attempted to commit suicide, changed his name to the more feminine-sounding Haruna and had begun to associate with some of Japan's more extreme nationalist organisations.
Anyway, these two Japanese are very exceptional types among the 125 million Japanese, though the video footage of the two in custody released today over the Internet, which is apparently targeted at PM Abe's visit to Egypt, Jordan, and Israel now going on, has become big news in Japan.

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Mar 1:20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him.

Monday, January 19, 2015

"I am Gabriel" - European Atheists


European Atheists

It is atheism, rather than the freedom of press, that is behind the French culture.

Atheists are better than Protestants for the Vatican, while atheists are better than Catholics for Protestants.

Atheists might come to become Protestants if Protestants can persuade them to join their religion.   Atheists might come to become Catholics if Catholics can persuade them to join their religion.

Accordingly, the freedom of press implies the balance between the Vatican, Protestant churches, and atheists.

But for Muslims it is unthinkable that a man can be an atheist.  It is because the Koran is so holy and superb.  It could not be written without holy guidance of God.  The presence of the Koran proves existence of God.  It is unbelievable for Muslims to deny existence of God, since it is tantamount to denying the Koran and its holy power.

But it is not so uncomfortable for Muslims to live with atheists in France.  Because Muslims could have a sense of superiority while European atheists also confirm their superiority against "slaves of religion."

In addition, European Judaists like atheists.  They are very safe for Judaists.  And for all of them, the freedom of press is an important tool to allow atheists to survive and increase their number.

The situation is complicated, but what is at the core is simple: atheists.   Or should we regard atheists as believers of Satan?

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Luk 1:18 And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.
Luk 1:19 And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.

" in the bosom of the Father"


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Joh 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
Joh 1:19 And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou?