What Does The Quran and Bible Said About Jesus?

Many Christians and Jews are amazed when they learn that numerous stories and figures they know from their own sacred texts can also be found in the Quran and the authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad. Also read: The Five Pillars of Islam In all the sacred texts stories are designed to teach us lessons and demonstrate the power of God. They also show us that humankind continues to face the same dilemmas that were faced in Biblical times. In the following four articles we will take Biblical figures found in the Quran and add another dimension to the stories found in the Biblical texts. Jesus

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Islamic Law

Islamic law is derived only from the Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad. Like the Qur’an, the Sunnah is an Inspired revelation from God. Islamic law covers all aspects of life. It deals with how to worship God and how to deal with others. God commands the believers to do certain things and bans them from doing others. God alone, The All-Knowing, The Just, has the right to make some things lawful and other things sinful and forbidden. An Islamic society can legislate any laws for the improvement of life (e.g., traffic laws) as long as they are

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Islam Religion: Will God Forgive Me No Matter What?

Islam is the religion of forgiveness. No matter how many sins a person may have committed, he or she never becomes unforgivable. Also read: Islamic beliefs God is the Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful and Quran stresses these attributes more than 70 times. And to God belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth.  He forgives whom He wills, and punishes whom He wills.  And God is oft Forgiving, Most Merciful. (Quran 3:129) There is however, one sin that God will not forgive and that is the sin of ascribing partners or associates to God. A Muslim believes that God is one, without partners,

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Muslim Prayer Postures Found in the Bible

Prayer holds a very important place in Islam. It is the second pillar of faith and the act of ritual prayer is performed five times every day. There is great power entrenched in the postures of prayer not the least of which is that it establishes and reinforces our connection to God. This is a connection that God Himself established when he created human beings. Our ancestor Adam was responsible for teaching his family how to worship God in the correct way which included praying. All the Prophets and messengers God sent to the nations on earth spread the same message: O my people, worship God, you have

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There is No Compulsion in Religion

From this emphasis on free will, it follows that Islam can only be accepted by free choice. The purpose of human life is to worship God of one’s own free will. “Therefore, matters of faith have value only if they are accepted on the basis of freedom of choice. If a person is coerced into accepting any religion, that acceptance is false and has no value. God, The Gentle, says, There is no compulsion in religion. Truth stands out clear from error: whoever rejects evil and believes in God has grasped the most trustworthy handhold that never breaks. And God

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Ignorance Can’t Overshadow the Beauties of Islam

At this time in Islam’s history, when the entire religion is being judged by the actions of a few, it is appropriate to step back from the glare of the media spotlight and examine the beauties that infuse the way of life known as Islam. There is greatness and splendor in Islam that is often overshadowed by actions that have no place in Islam or by people who speak about topics they only vaguely understand. Islam is a religion, a way of life that inspires Muslims to try harder, reach farther and act in a manner that is pleasing to those around them and most importantly

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