Posts Tagged ‘Islam’
Jesus versus Muhammad
by Terry Wane Benton Due to sin, there was a need for Jesus. He came to deal with the inward issue of sin. He was prophesied to come to deal with sin (Genesis 3:15; Isaiah 53). Muhammad only made sin worse as he was a sinner. Jesus worked miracles to prove His words were from…Read More
Should Christians take part in Muslim celebrations?
Question: Should Christians take part in the Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) celebration of Muslims as a way of building peace and unity in a country where the citizens are predominantly Christian and Muslim? How should Christians respond to an invitation by Muslims to eat their Sallah ram (food)? Answer: Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) is a holy day and a…Read More
Why do Christians think they can sin and not go to hell?
Question: Hi sir, I am Muslim, and I have some questions. Please do not ignore them. In Pakistan, where I was brought up, I had a lot of Christian friends. I use to visit their homes and I always felt comfortable with them. I have been to their churches and always stared at the beautiful…Read More
The Fallacy of the “Phobia” Charge
by Doy Moyer Typically, by its very nature, a phobia is an irrational fear. Phobiasource tells us that real phobias are emotional or anxiety disorders causing one to experience intense irrational fear. The person’s reaction is automatic (uncontrollable), and may result in a rapid heartbeat, shaking and trembling, the feeling of need to flee, shortness…Read More
How can God die?
Question: What if a Muslim asks you, can God die? Jesus died and was resurrected, just like the myths of the Greeks, India, Roman, and the dark ages. What will you say? Answer: The ancient myths took their inspiration from the seasons. They saw the cycles of winter and spring and created myths to explain…Read More
Talking with a Muslim about Religion
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/TalkingWithAMuslimAboutReligion.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Titus 1:10-16 I. How do you talk with someone about religion when there is little common ground? A. A good way to start is to find something in that religion that is true and that can be used as a basis of discussion. 1. In a false religion, not everything is…Read More
Is the God of the Old Testament just as violent as the Muslim’s Allah?
Question: As a minister of the Gospel, I have a question that I was recently asked and I was curious if you had ever been asked the same: How can we preach a loving God and Christianity to Muslims if our God in the Old Testament was a violent God just as their Allah? I…Read More
When is the right time to get baptized?
Question: It’s a long story with a question in it. But to answer the question, I think you should understand my journey from being a Muslim. I am a Muslim and I was in a relationship with a Christian girl for nearly seven years. In that seven years I know I have been cheating her…Read More
The Incompatibility of Islam and Christianity
by Jonathan T. Engel I read the Qur’an (specifically the Oxford World Classics edition first published in 2004 and translated into English by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem). This is something I’ve actually meant to do for years and finally got around to doing so. I’ve been slowly plodding through it, caterpillar-like, for quite a…Read More
How does a Muslim become a Christian?
Question: Dear Sir, I am a Muslim, but I am now a true believer in our Lord Jesus Christ. I want to complete the full life and journey, be a true honest Christian, and get born again, getting officially baptized. I would appreciate your support and advice. Answer: It would depend on where you are,…Read More