Questioning the Quran #80:24-31

فَلۡيَنظُرِ ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنُ إِلَىٰ طَعَامِهِۦۤ (٢٤) أَنَّا صَبَبۡنَا ٱلۡمَآءَ صَبًّ۬ا (٢٥) ثُمَّ شَقَقۡنَا ٱلۡأَرۡضَ شَقًّ۬ا (٢٦) فَأَنۢبَتۡنَا فِيہَا حَبًّ۬ا (٢٧) وَعِنَبً۬ا وَقَضۡبً۬ا (٢٨) وَزَيۡتُونً۬ا وَنَخۡلاً۬ (٢٩) وَحَدَآٮِٕقَ غُلۡبً۬ا (٣٠) وَفَـٰكِهَةً۬ وَأَبًّ۬ا (٣١)  Grass Undermines the Qur’an’s Authority The tafsir set this surah in what is assumed to be Mecca, Saudi Arabia, though that is never actually indicated. The reason why Mecca is assumed…

A Blind Man Seeks Help

A comparison of the Surah 80:1 (Qur’an) with Mark 10:46-52 (Bible), and what each passage teaches us about Muhammad and Jesus Christ respectively.

Jude verses 1-4

Today, I would like to share some things about Jude. “to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:” Who is Jude? The book of Jude is a small letter and that is like Jude. Jude is humble as he tells people who he is, “Jude, the servant…

تَعَالَوْا وَأَنَا أُرِيحُكُمْ

(كتبه أيهم) تَعَالَوْا إِلَيَّ يَا جَمِيعَ الْمُتْعَبِينَ وَالثَّقِيلِي الأَحْمَالِ، وَأَنَا أُرِيحُكُمْ ( متى 11: 28 ) أ ليس في المسيح فرح وسلام وخلاص تام لكل مَنْ يُقبل إليه؟ هلمَّ إذًا أيها الخاطئ ألقِ بنفسك في حضنه. تُب توبة صادقة لا عن خطية واحدة معينة، بل عن جميع !الخطايا. أيها الخاطئ .أمَا سمعت ما يُقال عن…

Good News for Sinners

‘This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.’ 1 Timothy 1:15 [NKJV] I Am A Sinner Admit this, and this verse of Scripture holds good news for you. Deny it knowingly, and Jesus Christ cannot help you. However,…

Did Jesus really die for our sins?

[article originally by Mr.P – edited by ALM] Once, when I told a contact that ‘Christ died for our sins according to the Scripture‘ (1 Corinthians 15:3), the challenge came back: “There is no clear text for this huge part of your faith that Christ died for our sins. He never mentioned this out of…

Was Jesus disrespectful to His mother?

[Article by Mr.P] Sometime shortly after the occasion of Jesus’ baptism, Mary (Jesus’ mother), along with Jesus and some of the disciples were invited to a wedding. We read about this in John ch.2. During the wedding “they ran out of wine” which in the Jewish culture of that time, was such a mistake it…

The Deity of Christ before the Council of Nicaea.

[article by Mr.P] The First Council of Nicaea was a council of bishops in the Church, organised in the city of Nicea in Bithynia (now called Iznik in Turkey) and called by the Roman Emperor Constantine. It lasted from May to August AD 325. This ecumenical council was the first effort to achieve agreement in the Church…

13 Witnesses to Jesus Christ’s Deity

[Article by Mr.P] God The Father called Jesus Christ God: • Hebrews 1:8-10 “But to the Son He says: “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your Kingdom. v9 You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil…

“No one is good but One, that is, God”

[Article by Mr.P] Luke 18:18-21 (NKJV) records the following occasion “Now a certain ruler asked Him (Jesus v16), saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” v19 So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God. v20 You know the commandments:…

Time how swift.

While with ceaseless course the sunHasted through the former year,Many souls their race have run,Never more to meet us here:Fix’d in an eternal state,They have done with all below;We a little longer wait,But how little none can know. As the winged arrow flies,Speedily the mark to find;As the lightning from the skiesDarts and leaves no…