Allah: The God of Islam       Is the god of Islam   the same God we worship?Is Allah the God of Abraham?
Deuteronomy 32:31-3231 For their rock is not like our Rock, Even our  enemies themselves being judges. 32 For their vine  ...
The Terms    There is some confusion about the terms    ALLAH = The name for the god of Islam    ISLAM = The religion w...
Why study Islam?    Power of oil – Saudi Arabia is spending $50    million in USA to promote Islam    37 nations – Islam...
The 5 Pillars    Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and  Mohammed is his prophet.
The 5 Pillars    Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and  Mohammed is his prophe...
The 5 Pillars    Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and  Mohammed is his prophe...
The 5 Pillars    Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and  Mohammed is his prophe...
The 5 Pillars    Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1. The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his   prop...
Allah: The God of Islam    There is only one God       −They reject the trinity     − They reject Jesus as the Son of God...
Allah: The God of Islam    Allah is a god of:        −   Judgment – against all who oppose            Islam        −   Ju...
Allah: The God of Islam    Allah is a god of Reward –       −   For faithful to the Quran – heaven       −   Heaven is a ...
Allah: The God of Islam    Allah is a god of strict Morals –        −Adultery, theft, alcohol, immodest dress      − Porn...
How to talk to Muslims    Quran recognizes Jesus as one the great prophets    Quran says that we must obey the prophets...
Caution    Not all Muslims are violent radicals        −   Just as there are radicals who claim to be            Christia...
Finally:    While they do not evangelize – they conquer    If we do not evangelize:        −   We are not much different...
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Some have said that the god of Islam is the same God we worship. Is Allah the same as Jehovah?

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  1. 1. Allah: The God of Islam Is the god of Islam the same God we worship?Is Allah the God of Abraham?
  2. 2. Deuteronomy 32:31-3231 For their rock is not like our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges. 32 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom And of the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter.Moses was speaking about the pagans in the land around Israel. Their god is not like our God.
  3. 3. The Terms There is some confusion about the terms ALLAH = The name for the god of Islam ISLAM = The religion which follows Mohammed MUSLIM = One who is a follower of Mohammed QURAN (Koran) = The writings of Mohammed
  4. 4. Why study Islam? Power of oil – Saudi Arabia is spending $50 million in USA to promote Islam 37 nations – Islam is the majority religion 1 billion Muslims in the world (20%) Over 4 million in US Islam = 5th largest religious group in US (Actually the 3rd largest in active members)
  5. 5. The 5 Pillars Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his prophet.
  6. 6. The 5 Pillars Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his prophet.2.Prayer – 5 times a day, facing Mecca
  7. 7. The 5 Pillars Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his prophet.2.Prayer – 5 times a day, facing Mecca3.Fasting – during the month of Ramadan
  8. 8. The 5 Pillars Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1.The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his prophet.2.Prayer – 5 times a day, facing Mecca3.Fasting – in the month of Ramadan4.Give alms to help needy
  9. 9. The 5 Pillars Muslims practice 5 major points (pillars)1. The creed – Allah is the only God and Mohammed is his prophet.2. Prayer – 5 times a day, facing Mecca3. Fasting – in the month of Ramadan4. Give alms to help needy5.Pilgrimage to Mecca in your lifetime
  10. 10. Allah: The God of Islam There is only one God −They reject the trinity − They reject Jesus as the Son of God They accept Jesus as one of 28 prophets − 6 Great Prophets – Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Mohammed − Mohammed, the promised Comforter, was born in 570
  11. 11. Allah: The God of Islam Allah is a god of: − Judgment – against all who oppose Islam − Justice – against all Christians and Jews (they are “infidels” in the Quran) − Force – Not evangelistic, but they conquer by force
  12. 12. Allah: The God of Islam Allah is a god of Reward – − For faithful to the Quran – heaven − Heaven is a place of running water, shade, good food, soft couches, beautiful women – as many as a man desires − For those who die in battle(Jihad) − “Believers make war on the infidels who dwell around you.” Quran
  13. 13. Allah: The God of Islam Allah is a god of strict Morals – −Adultery, theft, alcohol, immodest dress − Pornography, smoking Allah is NOT a god of Love – − Islam is the only world religion not based on love
  14. 14. How to talk to Muslims Quran recognizes Jesus as one the great prophets Quran says that we must obey the prophets Quran contradicts itself on the death of Christ − One passage denies the death of Jesus − Another passage admits the death of Jesus Turn the discussion to: − We must obey the prophet Jesus − We must teach others – evangelize, convert
  15. 15. Caution Not all Muslims are violent radicals − Just as there are radicals who claim to be Christians Millions of Muslims are gentle, kind, friendly They try to live upright, moral lives Do not assume that every Muslim is a terrorist ALSO: Do not assume that they will listen to the Bible or the teachings of Jesus
  16. 16. Finally: While they do not evangelize – they conquer If we do not evangelize: − We are not much different − We will dwindle − They will continue to grow by conquest

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