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Shahadah: Did Funke Akindele Renounce Christ Unknowingly ?

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Shahadah: Did Funke Akindele Renounce Christ Unknowingly ?

funke akindele parentFunke’s Dad left, Funke Akindele’s mother( MFM Pastor) right

May 27, 2012 – Shahadah: Did Funke Akindele Renounce Christ Unknowingly ?

Hello my fellow Nigerians before you criticize me in any way please take some time out to understand the content of my article first.

My best Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele did a Nikkai Muslim rite yesterday to officially become a Muslim right?

Nikkai is an Islamic wedding right to bless the marriage, it also involves signing the marriage contract – to practising muslims, avoiding this right makes the bride a mere concubine which also involves Shahadah taking.

A Little About Shahadah

After having decided to revert to Islam, one must sincerely utter a testimony called Shahadah.

The Shahadah consists of two parts.

PART 1: One is to testify that there is no deity (god) worthy of worship except Allah. The second part is to testify that Muhammad (pbuh) is the final messenger of Allah.

The Shahadah is not necessarily to be said in Arabic, though preferable. One may say the Shahadah in front of two witnesses, but one should not delay the testimony. It is preferred that after taking shahadah, one takes a bath.

The shahadah reads as follows:

“ASH-HADU ALLA ILAHA ILLALLAH WA ASH-HADU ANNA MUHAMMADAN RASUL-ALLAH”.

The Translation: “I bear witness that there is no deity (none truly to be worshipped) but Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah”

After taking the shahadah, one must start the way towards God by following the five pillars of Islam.

Contrary to some confused folks out there claiming she is still a Christian, her official conversion to Islam that took place yesterday coupled with name change earlier in this week is an indication that she has renounced Christ.

Funke Akindele renounced Christ when she took the Shahadah taking on the muslim name of Khadijah in the process. (Article by Bolaji Obe).

Editor’s comment: The opinion expressed in this article doesn’t necessarily reflect that of NaijaGists.com.

27 Comments

27 Comments

  1. Samson

    May 27, 2012 at 3:46 AM

    I thought as much. No blame her na husband trouble?

  2. Adekunle salawu

    May 27, 2012 at 4:40 AM

    @samson exactly! d fault is not hers, blame her husband

  3. DINHOOYEBAMIJI

    May 27, 2012 at 4:53 AM

    Insha allah it wil not repeat itself again after dis one.

    • Moh'd

      May 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM

      Mosh’allah! Wish ar bst of luck

  4. Bana B

    May 27, 2012 at 5:56 AM

    Lets not say is her husband fault bside d Bible says “Every 1 will give account of himself” so she fell in lust not love & may God have mercy on her soul…

  5. Unwana sunday

    May 27, 2012 at 1:04 PM

    Every christian is not a born again believer , it’s only takes the grace of God to be a born again. I believe she was not born again i.e y she trade Jesus christ for gold or silver . It’s sorrowful.

  6. Akinola

    May 27, 2012 at 2:53 PM

    She is nt a born again xtian, if she is she will nt go and marry unbeleiver, didnt she read bible…what is d relationship btw light and darkness, … Cor

  7. T. Ayinla

    May 27, 2012 at 4:36 PM

    May God forgive U all. Stop blaming Funke Akindele for her choice of husband. No human being has a right to judge another.Just wish her d best of luck in her marriage.

  8. estyluv

    May 27, 2012 at 7:29 PM

    Na her palava , but 4 me, nothing on earth wil mek me change my religion 2 ISLAM, instead mek moto jam dat love

  9. vera johnson patrick

    May 27, 2012 at 7:43 PM

    Its a gr8 disappointmnt, Funke is a disgrace 2 Christ,but i guess she wasnt born again, bcos if she is, she would never have taken such a step, how can one walk with eyes wide open 4rm lights into darkness? i used to be her fan until now, i will never watch any of her movie again.And is ittrue dat her mother is an mfm pastor? and she supports her daughter’s marriage 2 an unbeliever? is it money or wot?

  10. jummy

    May 27, 2012 at 8:50 PM

    May God forgive all of u I wonder who made u pple d judge of someone”s case. She has a right to live life just d way she wants it to be. Weda xtian or muslim she has made her choice. If u want something good for her wish her well. whateva she might ve done wrong is btw she and Her God. Of which am sure she ll settle dat scores privately. Plz we r not to judge anybody we r all not pure. All d best dear

  11. sammy

    May 27, 2012 at 9:00 PM

    I just don’t get it . Does the parent approve of this so called marriage . She might not really be that attractive but she is ok in her own right. Why would you want to be a second fiddle? Honestly i dont’t just get this. I learnt her parents are christians and ministers of God . Teach your child the way of the Lord and he or she will give you rest……. Funke na wa o anyway i pray your marriage works !!!!!

  12. Moses Adams

    May 27, 2012 at 10:17 PM

    What is ur business abt that, she is mature & can take decisions on her own, if she were a muslim b4 now & change to Christianity becos of marriage would u complain? Na u people dey cause whala 4 nigeria

  13. De Pundit

    May 28, 2012 at 9:28 AM

    Why are u blaming Khadijat? We are worshipping one God, i wish u d best, and God will give u d fruit of marriage.

  14. Lawal Lateef

    May 28, 2012 at 10:16 AM

    Knowingly Åŋđ Unknowingly, shé is now a Muslim. I pray shé Will not have réason to regret it. AMIN.

  15. Affo

    May 28, 2012 at 10:36 AM

    The fact is that people like her claims to be born again,they never did.she’s not deeply rooted in christianity that’s why she was easily knocked-off her feet.nothing do u Funke i understand likes of u!

  16. VOKA

    May 28, 2012 at 2:02 PM

    GOD said we shoyld not judge anyone, so that we will not be judged. If GOD open our eyes to see why HE allowed the marriage, we will give HIM thanks for HIS ways are not the ways of man. With GOD all things are possible don’t forget that.

  17. Mustapha A Rasheed

    May 28, 2012 at 3:34 PM

    live her alone abeg, she’s mature anof 2 mak her choice

  18. Tijani

    May 28, 2012 at 9:33 PM

    The Bible said thou shall not judge let who av not commit any sin throw the first stone, Congratulation Mrs Khadijat(Funke on ur wedding, this just the price of stardom, U i’ll get over it, but llet ur conversion be sincere to Allah and not jst for marriage sake,

  19. Asipa

    May 29, 2012 at 6:56 AM

    Glory be to God she made the right choice…..May almighty God bestow his abudant blessing upon her

  20. Samuel

    May 29, 2012 at 2:27 PM

    Why must she marries a man with children and their mother under the same roof? Best of luck sha

    • Havana

      July 12, 2013 at 1:56 PM

      Ar u marry or wil u marry her rubbish

  21. Mary Nicholas

    May 29, 2012 at 7:57 PM

    Funke, well i wish u peaceful home, i only hope you will not regret being a 2nd wife and ur marriage to a Muslim. As for me, Christ 4ever!!!

  22. esyluv

    May 30, 2012 at 5:45 AM

    ‎​Ɣε̲̣̣̣̥§! Thou shall not judge in order nt †̥ be judged. Bt i think this is beyond judgement jare! At first wen i heard she was gettin married to A̶̲̥̅ muslim, i waz shocked,why culd she have denied CHRIST overnight. Hmmm! Well ‘no comment’.

  23. Dorcas

    May 30, 2012 at 9:21 AM

    Funke it’s not dat am judging u, but u would ave not denial ur God bcos of marriage, do u know dat u are a degrace 2 ur parent,any way it’s God dat will jugde u

  24. akeem

    June 4, 2012 at 9:46 AM

    Alliamudullahi Alliamudullahi Alliamidullahi i realy happy 4u ( KHADIJAT) u make d right choice pls b pry ur 5 salat…my plpl stp blm her she did d grt am also pry 4u 2cm 2 d grt islam…ISHA ALLAHU AMIN.GOD BLSS 4EVA KHADIJAT INSHA ALLAHU!!!

  25. Havana

    July 12, 2013 at 1:52 PM

    Das normal in nigerian muslim marry christian and become christian so
    If she marry Muslim i become one what is ur business.

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