ISIS Releases Video of What it Says is the Beheading of American Journalist Steven Sotloff

ISIS Releases Video of What it Says is the Beheading of American Journalist Steven Sotloff September 2, 2014


ISIS has released a video which it says is the beheading of another American journalist. The video of James Foley’s beheading ended with his murderer dragging Mr Sotloff in front of the camera and threatening his life, as well.

May God have mercy on his soul.

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9 responses to “ISIS Releases Video of What it Says is the Beheading of American Journalist Steven Sotloff”

  1. Unfortunately this may continue, as they apparently have more prisoners. My heart goes out to his family. He no longer hurts, but his family and those members of James Foley’s family will be hurting and grieving for their beloved sons for a long time. It is horrible.

  2. I pray for ISIS in an unusual way in that I ask God to bless them with repentance unless God has already determined some of them to have committed the sin against the Holy Spirit which by the way is not Augustine’s equating it with stubborness in unrepentance. Aquinas gives three versions with Augustine’s as being the least convincing to me because it has zero to do with what Christ was reacting to in the context where Christ says it will not be forgiven either in this world or in the next. In context Christ was speaking of those who attributed His good miracles to satan and arguably ISIS attributes all acts of infidels ( even charitable ones ) to satan. In short I pray for them but ask also for their quick deaths in battle and I believe that probably not certainly but probably many of them will enter hell in the coming year.
    And some probably not certainly entered there in the past two weeks.
    Against them perhaps also is a very severe scripture about those who destroy Christians in the intellect but ISIS has done that too to some captured apostates.
    But read this passage in context but it shows that in some cases. like the sin against the Holy Spirit, God may be choosing to destroy some in ISIS from a second motivation:
    Douay Rheims…I Cor.3:17…
    ” If any one corrupt the temple of God, *him* shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are *ye*
    The passage is saying God will destroy (not maybe destroy) those meant by the passage so it has that similarilty to the sin against the Holy Spirit which is not forgiven here or in the next world according to Christ.
    ISIS has two unforgiving passages which may apply to them…some
    of the more intelligent may be in greater danger than the low IQ’d amongst them.
    In any event, the abscence of large eyed houri for each man is the least of their future troubles and the least surprise that lies in their individual judgement right after death, You can pray for their salvation….but scripture says, ” He has mercy on whom He has mercy and whom He wills, He hardens”. Google that one…you won’t find it on a felt banner in the school auditorium but it is the NT not the OT only.

  3. Are we going to wake up? Do we need another Winston Churchill to come forth? We are in a war. Realize it America. We are in and have been in a war with radical Islam for at least 13 years come next week. We all wish for peace, but peace is like dancing. It takes two to tango. One side can’t exist in a state of peace when the other side is whacking you with sabers and bombs. We have been in a war for all these years and pulling our troops out of Iraq did not create a state of peace. It only encouraged the Islamists. We abondoned the battlefield. Now we have to get back to the battlefield and kill these scum that profess some sort sick religion to justify their murderous ways. Impeach this idiot that has no leadership skills and get a leader who has balls. WAKE THE HELL UP.

  4. Manny, we have been in this war at least since the first World Trade Center bombing in 1993. Then, Khobar Towers, then USSCole, then, embassies in Dar Es Salaam and Nairobi. We did a little in Iraq, then got bored. But the enemy did not. We do need to wake up. The barbarians are at the gates.

  5. Yeah, I think the Republicans have several. I haven’t picked who I’m supporting yet but Chris Christie, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, and even a few others have balls. Out of the women I would include Susana Martinez and Kelly Ayotte, metaphorical balls for them. 😉 If you don’t know who any of those are just google those names.

  6. I would say the Repblicanshave several. I have’t picked who I’m supporting yet, but I would say Chris Christie, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio have balls. Out of the women I would say Susana Martinez and Kelly Ayotte have metaphorical balls. 😉 You can google any of those names if you don’t know who they are. I can support any of those six, and just about ANYBODY over Hillary.

  7. They were already parading another prisoner before the cameras earlier today. He is from England and is said to have worked in some type of security.

    I also read that Mr Sotloff was a religious Jew who had duel citizenship U.S..and Israeli. He is reported to have hid this from the terrorists. One eye witness reports that he had to pretend to be sick in order to not eat and be able to fast for Yom Kippur.

    May our Lord Jesus grant him eternal rest and peace. Condolences to his family.

  8. Think I did read that the probable next victim was an Englishman. Hadn’t heard that Mr. Sotloff was a Jew with duel citizenship. Yes, may he rest in peace.