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Islam and Christianity Theological questions answered only using the holy books of each religion.  The Bible and Qur’an
Purpose <ul><li>Most Muslims have never taken the time to read through the Bible and most Christians have never taken the ...
1. Is the Word of God eternal and unchangeable? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  -Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>...
2. Is the Holy Bible accepted as the Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  -Yes  </li></ul></ul></ul></...
3. Is the Qur’an accepted as the Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><u...
4. Does God still want everyone to read the Holy Bible today? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  -Yes </li></ul><...
5. After God has sent a Holy Book does He ever feel the need to later annul or abrogate some of its verses? <ul><ul><ul><u...
6. Do Jews, Christians and Muslims believe that there is only “ on e ”  true God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bib...
7. Is the  Go d of the Bible and the  Al lah of the Qur’an one in the same? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - ...
8. In the Holy Books when God refers to Himself does He ever use the third person  We ?  <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to ...
9. Is the concept of the Trinity acceptable? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><u...
10. Does God ever show Himself visibly to the people on earth? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul...
11. Is God a distant, transcendental God who rarely ever shows his great power or leaves His fingerprints on human history...
12. Does the infinite God choose to limit Himself so that He can have a personal love relationship with finite man? <ul><u...
13. Does God view those who believe in him merely as His slaves or servants? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  -...
14. Does God directly reveal himself as the  Sa vior? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></u...
15. Is the Love of God unconditional? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
16. Does God have preferences or make distinctions among people? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></u...
17. Does God especially hate certain sinners and want to send them to hell? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - ...
18. Is God the author of both  Go od and  Ev il? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul...
19. Does the  Ho ly Spirit have the power to create? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul...
20. Are the  Ho ly Spirit and the angel  Ga briel one in the same? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li><...
21. Is the  Ho ly Spirit accepted as God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><...
22. Is it possible for some demons to repent and become good? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></ul><...
23. Is Satan considered to be the  Pr ince or  go d of this world? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li>...
24. Is it accepted that Christ was born of a virgin? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul...
25. Is it accepted that Christ was sinless? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul...
26. Is it accepted that Christ possessed supernatural wisdom and knowledge? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - ...
27. Is it accepted that Christ possessed supernatural power to do miracles and give life to the dead? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
28. Is it accepted that Jesus is identified as the  Ch rist? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul><...
29. Is it accepted that Christ is the living Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul...
30. Is it accepted that God’s eternal Word, Jesus Christ, took on flesh and become a human being? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acco...
31. Is it accepted that Christ can forgive sins? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></u...
32. Is it accepted that belief in Christ as Savior and Lord is the only means of obtaining eternal life? <ul><ul><ul><ul><...
33. Is it accepted that Christ physically died on the cross and  that he arose from the dead? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accordin...
34. Was the message of Muhammad in complete agreement with the message of Jesus and the other prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
35. Did Muhammad have supernatural power to do obvious miracles like Jesus and the other prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acc...
36. Did Muhammad have a prophetic gift to be able to  pr edict or  fo retell the future like Jesus and the other prophets?...
37. Can Muhammad be considered to be the highest moral example of any of the prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to th...
38. Does God give importance to small sins? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul...
39. Can the punishment for sin be erased by doing “ go od works”? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></...
40. Does God still want people to offer animal sacrifices today? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></u...
41. Is a person’s fate totally predetermined by God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </li></ul></ul></ul>...
42. Is there a scale of balances between a person’s good and bad works which determines whether they go to heaven or hell?...
43. Does God promise eternal life to all true believers in Christ? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li>...
44. Will everyone have to spend a period of time in suffering in Hell? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - No </...
45. If a person goes to Hell, is there ever a possibility of getting out later on? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bi...
46. According to the manifest purpose of God, is it ok for a man to have more than one wife at the same time? <ul><ul><ul>...
47. According to the Holy Books are women’s rights equal to men’s? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible  - Yes </li>...
48. According to the Holy Books is it ever permissible for a man to beat his wife? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bi...
49. Does God want to listen to ritual prayers said over and over again at the same time every day? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acc...
50. Are there verses in the Holy Books about actually experiencing joy and happiness in this life? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acc...
51. Would a Holy God encourage sinful people to take revenge into their own hands? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bi...
52. In religious affairs, should the use of force and compulsion ever be sanctioned? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the ...
53. After Christ (A.D.), does God ever encourage people to fight and war against people of different beliefs until their o...
54. Is a guaranteed entrance into Heaven promised as the reward for those who fight and die in the cause of God and Allah?...
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  1. 1. Islam and Christianity Theological questions answered only using the holy books of each religion. The Bible and Qur’an
  2. 2. Purpose <ul><li>Most Muslims have never taken the time to read through the Bible and most Christians have never taken the time to read through the Qur’an. </li></ul><ul><li>Consequently there is a lot of misunderstanding about what Christians and Muslims actually do believe. </li></ul><ul><li>Certainly the best source for learning about what these major religions believe is to go straight to the sourcebooks. </li></ul><ul><li>All answers are taken straight from the sourcebooks: Bible and Qur’an. </li></ul><ul><li>The answers given here are not reflective of the Hadith, tradition, folklore, myth or popular opinion. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. Is the Word of God eternal and unchangeable? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible -Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an -Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 17:7,19; Deuteronomy 7:9, 29:29; Psalms 12:6-7, 19:8-9, 33:11, 111:7-9, 119:152; Isaiah 48; Matthew 5:18, 24:35; John 1:1, 12:48; Hebrews 4:12; 1 Peter 1:23-25; Revelation 14:6 Qur’an- Yunus 10:64; Kaf 50:24; Buruc 85:21-22
  4. 4. 2. Is the Holy Bible accepted as the Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible -Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Romans 15:4; 1 Corinthians 14:37; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21, 3:15-16; Revelation 1:1 Qur’an- Bakara 2:4, 53, 87; Al-I Imran 3:3-4, 3:119; Nisa 4:136, 163; Naide 5:46-47; Ankebut 29:46; Sura 42:15
  5. 5. 3. Is the Qur’an accepted as the Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Deuteronomy 18:20-22; Isaiah 8:20; John 5:31; Romans 3:1-2; 1 Corinthians 14:32-33; 2 Corinthians 3:1; Galatians 1:6-9; 1 John 2:22-23; Revelation 22:18 Qur’an- Bakara 2:2-4; Nisa 4:163-164; En’am 6:19, 38, 93; Yusuf 12:1-2; Suara 26:192-193; Tekvir 81:25
  6. 6. 4. Does God still want everyone to read the Holy Bible today? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible -Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an-Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 8:31-32; Matthew 4:4; Joshua 1:8; 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Qur’an- Bakara 2:4, 85, 285; Al-I Imran 3:79, 84, 119; Nisa 4:136; Ankebut 29:46; Sura 42:15
  7. 7. 5. After God has sent a Holy Book does He ever feel the need to later annul or abrogate some of its verses? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Psalms 89:34, 119:160; Matthew 5:17-18; Revelation 22:18-19; John 10:34-35 Qur’an- Bakura 2:106; Ra’d 13:39; Nahl 16:101; Isra 17:86
  8. 8. 6. Do Jews, Christians and Muslims believe that there is only “ on e ” true God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 44:6, 45:18; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; Ephesians 4:4-6 Qur’an- Bakara 2:163; Fatir 35:3
  9. 9. 7. Is the Go d of the Bible and the Al lah of the Qur’an one in the same? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Exodus 3:14-15; Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 9:7; Luke 1:35; Romans 9:5, 10:9-13; 1 John 5:20; 2 John 9 Qur’an- Ankebut 29:46; Safat 37:126; Sura 42:15; Duhan 44:8
  10. 10. 8. In the Holy Books when God refers to Himself does He ever use the third person We ? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 1:26, 3:22, 11:6-7; John 17:11 Qur’an- Enbiya 21:35, 73, 91; Kaf 50:16, 38
  11. 11. 9. Is the concept of the Trinity acceptable? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 48:16; Matthew 3:16-17, 28:19-20 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:64; Nisa 4:171-172
  12. 12. 10. Does God ever show Himself visibly to the people on earth? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Exodus 33:11-15; Philippians 2:5-11; Revelation 4:1-5 Qur’an- En’am 6:103; A’raf 7:143
  13. 13. 11. Is God a distant, transcendental God who rarely ever shows his great power or leaves His fingerprints on human history? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Exodus 16:9-10; Psalms 119:151; Matthew 27:45-54 Qur’an- En’am 6:35-38; Taha 20:133
  14. 14. 12. Does the infinite God choose to limit Himself so that He can have a personal love relationship with finite man? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 3:8-9; John 17:3, 14:21-23; 1 John 4:9-10 Qur’an- Sura 42:51
  15. 15. 13. Does God view those who believe in him merely as His slaves or servants? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 15:15; 1 Peter 2:9-10 Qur’an- Sad 38:83; Zulmar 39:16-17; Sura 42:19
  16. 16. 14. Does God directly reveal himself as the Sa vior? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 43:3, 11, Hosea 13:4, John 3:17, Titus 3:4-6 Qur’an- Not found in Qur’an
  17. 17. 15. Is the Love of God unconditional? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 3:16, Ephesians 2:4, 1 John 4:7-10, Revelation 22:17 Qur’an- Bakara 2:195, 2:276, Nisa 4:36, 4:107 Hac 22:38, Saf 61:4
  18. 18. 16. Does God have preferences or make distinctions among people? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 22:16, Romans 2:11, Galatians 3:28, James 2:1 and 9. Qur’an- Nisa 4:11, En’am 6:165, Nahl 16:71 and 75, Ahzab 33:50-53
  19. 19. 17. Does God especially hate certain sinners and want to send them to hell? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Ezekiel 33:11, John 3:16-17, 2 Peter 3:9, 1 Timothy 2:3-4 Qur’an- Nisa 4:107, Maide 5:49, Rum 30:45, Sura 42:40
  20. 20. 18. Is God the author of both Go od and Ev il? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Jeremiah 29:11, James 1:13, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Timothy 2:13, Habakkuk 1:13 Qur’an- Bakara 2:26, Al-I Imram 3:54, Nisa 4:79, 155, Enfal 8:30, Enbiya 21:35
  21. 21. 19. Does the Ho ly Spirit have the power to create? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 1:2, Job 26:13, 33:4 Qur’an- Hicr 15:28-29, Secde 32:9, Sad 38:71-72
  22. 22. 20. Are the Ho ly Spirit and the angel Ga briel one in the same? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Daniel 9:21-23, Luke 1:11-35, Ephesians 4:4-6 Qur’an- Bakara 2:87, 97-98 and 253, Maide 5:110, Suara 26:192-193, Tahrim 66:4
  23. 23. 21. Is the Ho ly Spirit accepted as God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 1:1-2, Isaiah 48:16-17, John 4:24, Ephesians 4:4-6 Qur’an- Bakara 2:87 and 253, Maide 5:110, Meryem 19:17-19, Suara 26:193
  24. 24. 22. Is it possible for some demons to repent and become good? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- 2 Peter 2:4, Revelation 12:9, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15 Qur’an- Ahkaf 46:29-31, Cin 72:1, 11, 13, and 14, Kehf 18:50-51
  25. 25. 23. Is Satan considered to be the Pr ince or go d of this world? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 4:8-9, Luke 4:5-8, John 12:31, 14:30, 16:11, Revelation 12:9 Qur’an- Nisa 4:76, Ibrahim 14:22, Nahl 16:100, Nas 114:1
  26. 26. 24. Is it accepted that Christ was born of a virgin? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible-Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:18-21 Qur’an- Meryem 19:16-22
  27. 27. 25. Is it accepted that Christ was sinless? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Mark 1:24, John 7:18, 8:46, 1 Peter 2:21-23 Qur’an- Bakara 2:87, Meryem 19:16-19, Maide 5:110
  28. 28. 26. Is it accepted that Christ possessed supernatural wisdom and knowledge? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 9:3-4, Luke 2:40, 52, John 2:24-25, 21:17-19 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:45-48, Zuhruf 43:63
  29. 29. 27. Is it accepted that Christ possessed supernatural power to do miracles and give life to the dead? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible-Mark 1:40-45, 4:35-41, Luke 7:11-17, John 20:30-31 Qur’an- Bakara 2:253, Ali-I Imran 3:45-50, Maide 5:110-115
  30. 30. 28. Is it accepted that Jesus is identified as the Ch rist? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 1;18-21, 16:16-17 and 20,26:63-64, John 4:25-26, 1:4, Titus 2:13 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:45, Nisa 4:171-172, 4:157, Maide 5:17, 72, 75, Tebve 9:30-31
  31. 31. 29. Is it accepted that Christ is the living Word of God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 1:1-4 and 14, Revelation 19:11-16, 1 John 1;1-3 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:3, 3:45, 3:55
  32. 32. 30. Is it accepted that God’s eternal Word, Jesus Christ, took on flesh and become a human being? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 7:14, 9:6, Micah 5:2, Luke 1:35, 2:8-14, Philippians 2:5-11, 1 Timothy 3:16 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:59, Maide 5:17
  33. 33. 31. Is it accepted that Christ can forgive sins? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Mark 2:5-7, Luke 5:20, 7:48, Acts 10:36-43, Colossians 1:13-14, 2:13, Revelation 1:5 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:135, Maide 5:75, 5:116 and 118
  34. 34. 32. Is it accepted that belief in Christ as Savior and Lord is the only means of obtaining eternal life? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 3:16-18 and 36, 6:48 and 51, 10:7-9, 14:6 , Acts 4:10-12, Revelation 1:1 and 17-18 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:19-20, 3:85, Tevbe 9:33, Fetih 48:28, Saf 61-8-9
  35. 35. 33. Is it accepted that Christ physically died on the cross and that he arose from the dead? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 27:50, Mark 15:37, John 19:16-37, Acts 3:15, Romans 5:8-10, 1 John 2:1-2, 3:16 and 4:10, Revelation 1:18, 5:9-10 Qur’an- Nisa 4:157
  36. 36. 34. Was the message of Muhammad in complete agreement with the message of Jesus and the other prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 53:5-12, Matthew 28:19-20, Acts 4:10-12, 1 John 2:23, 5:20 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:3-4, Nisa 4:163, Suara 26:192-197, Fussilet 41:43, Sura 42:15
  37. 37. 35. Did Muhammad have supernatural power to do obvious miracles like Jesus and the other prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 5:31 and 36, 14:11, Acts 2:22 and 43, 19:11, Hebrews 2:3-4 Qur’an- Al-I Imran 3:183-184, En’am 6:37-38 and 124, Yunus 10:20, Ra’d 13:27, Isra 17:59, Sad 38:70
  38. 38. 36. Did Muhammad have a prophetic gift to be able to pr edict or fo retell the future like Jesus and the other prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible-Deuteronomy 18:22, 1 Samuel 9:9, Matthew 11:13, Revelation 19:10 Qur’an- En’am 6:50, A’raf 7:188, Ahkaf 46:9, Cin 72:26-28,
  39. 39. 37. Can Muhammad be considered to be the highest moral example of any of the prophets? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- 1 Peter 2:21-23, 1 John 3:5 Qur’an- Nisa 4:24, 34, and 129, Enfal 8:17, Ahzab 33:21, 32-33, 36-38, 50, 52 and 53, Kalem 68:4
  40. 40. 38. Does God give importance to small sins? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible-Matthew 5:18-19, 12:36, John 8:34, Romans 3:22-23 Qur’an- Nisa 4:31, Ahzab 33:5, Sura 42:36-38, Necm 53:31-32
  41. 41. 39. Can the punishment for sin be erased by doing “ go od works”? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Isaiah 64:6, Jeremiah 13:23, Romans 4:2-6, 11:6, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:4-6 Qur’an- Ankebut 29:7, Necm 53:32
  42. 42. 40. Does God still want people to offer animal sacrifices today? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Hebrews 9:12, 25-28, 10:5-6, 10-18, 1 Peter 3:18, Hosea 6:6, Psalms 52:16-17 Qur’an- Bakara 2:196, Maide 5:97, Hac 22:27-28, 33-37, Kevser 108:2
  43. 43. 41. Is a person’s fate totally predetermined by God? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Deuteronomy 11:26-27, 30:19; Joshua 24:15-22; Psalms 119:30, 173; John 1:12-13 Qur’an- A’raf 7:34; Tevbe 9:51; Re’d 13:27; Enbiya 21:47; Kasas 28:68; Ahzab 33:36, 38; Kamer 54:49; Hadid 57:22; Muddessir 74:31; Tekvir 81:29
  44. 44. 42. Is there a scale of balances between a person’s good and bad works which determines whether they go to heaven or hell? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Acts 13:30-39; Romans 3:20, 23-24, 4:6, 11:6; Ephesians 2:8-9; 2 Timothy 1:9; Titus 3:4-6 Qur’an- A’raf 7:8-9; Mu’minun 23:102-103; Ankebut 29:7; Kaari’a 101:6-9
  45. 45. 43. Does God promise eternal life to all true believers in Christ? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 3:16-18, 3:36, 5:24, 10:27-29; Romans 8:1, 10:9-10; 1 John 5:11-12 Qur’an- Bakara 2:62; Al-I Imran 3:55, 113-115; Nisa 4:162-163; Maide 5:47, 69
  46. 46. 44. Will everyone have to spend a period of time in suffering in Hell? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- John 3:16, 36, 5:24; Romans 5:1, 8-10, 6:23, 8:1-2, 9; Ephesians 4:30; 1 John 5:11-15; Jude 1:24-25 Qur’an- A’raf 7:149; Meryem 19:70-72; Secde 32:13
  47. 47. 45. If a person goes to Hell, is there ever a possibility of getting out later on? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Daniel 12:2; Matthew 18:8, 25:41, 46; Luke 16:19-26; Revelation 14:9-11, 20:11-15 Qur’an- En’am 6:128; Hud 11:106-107; Meryem 19:68-72
  48. 48. 46. According to the manifest purpose of God, is it ok for a man to have more than one wife at the same time? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Genesis 2:24; Exodus 20:14; Matthew 19:3-9; 1 Corinthians 7:1-4; 1 Timothy 3:2 Qur’an- Nisa 4:3-5, 4:24, 129; Maide 5:5; Mu’minun 23:1-7; Ahzab 33:21, 32-33, 36-38, 50, 52
  49. 49. 47. According to the Holy Books are women’s rights equal to men’s? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Deuteronomy 10:17, 16:19; 2 Chronicles 19:7; Proverbs 24:23; Matthew 22:16; Acts 15:8-9; Romans 2:11, 3:22, 10:12-13; 1 Corinthians 11:11-12; Galatians 2:6, 3:28; Colossians 3:11; James 2:9 Qur’an- Bakara 2:228, 282; Nisa 4:3, 11, 34, 176
  50. 50. 48. According to the Holy Books is it ever permissible for a man to beat his wife? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- 1 Corinthians 13:4-8; Ephesians 5:25-29; Colossians 3:19; 2 Timothy 2:24-26; 1 Peter 3:7 Qur’an- Bakara 2:36; Nisa 4:34; Taha 20:123; Tegabun 64:140
  51. 51. 49. Does God want to listen to ritual prayers said over and over again at the same time every day? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 6:5-8; John 4:24; 1 Corinthians 14:14; Ephesians 6:17-18; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17 Qur’an- Nisa 4:103; Maide 5:6; Hud 11:114; Isra 17:78; Taha 20:130
  52. 52. 50. Are there verses in the Holy Books about actually experiencing joy and happiness in this life? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Deuteronomy 12:12, 18; Psalms 5:11, 32:11; Isaiah 61:3, 10; Matthew 5:12; John 15:11, 16:20-24; Acts 13:52; Romans 12:9, 15, 14:17, 15:13, 32; Galatians 5:22; Philippians 1:18, 3:1, 3, 4:4; 1 Thessalonians 5:!6; 1 Peter 1:8 Qur’an- Yasin 36:55-56; Zuhruf 43:70; Insan 76:11; Mutaffifin 84:7-9
  53. 53. 51. Would a Holy God encourage sinful people to take revenge into their own hands? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Deuteronomy 32:35-36; Psalms 94:1; Proverbs 20:22; Nahum 1:2; Romans 2:1-3, 12:9-20; Hebrews 10:30 Qur’an- Bakara 2:178, 2:179; Hac 22:60; Sura 42:40-41
  54. 54. 52. In religious affairs, should the use of force and compulsion ever be sanctioned? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- 2 Corinthians 9:7; Galatians 2:3; 2 Timothy 2:24-26; Philemon 1:13-14; 1 Peter 5:2 Qur’an- Bakara 2:256; Al-I Imran 3:20; Nisa 4:90; Yunus 10:99-100; Hud 11:28; Kehf 18:29; Kaf 50:45; Gasiye 88:21-22; Kafirun 109:1-6
  55. 55. 53. After Christ (A.D.), does God ever encourage people to fight and war against people of different beliefs until their own religion triumphs? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Luke 6:27-29; Romans 12:17-21; 2 Corinthians 10:4; Ephesians 6:12; 2 Timothy 2:24-26; James 4:1-2 Qur’an- Bakara 2:190-194, 216-217; Nisa 4:84; Enfal 8:39, 64-66; Tevbe 9:5, 14, 29, 33, 123
  56. 56. 54. Is a guaranteed entrance into Heaven promised as the reward for those who fight and die in the cause of God and Allah? <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Bible - No </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>According to the Qur’an- Yes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Bible- Matthew 15:18-19, 19:18; John 8:44; Galatians 5:19-21; 2 Timothy 2:24-26; James 4:1-2; 1 John 3:15; Revelation 9:21, 21:8, 22:15 Qur’an- Bakara 2:154, 244; Al-I Imran 3:157-158, 169; Nisa 4:74, 95; Tevbe 9:111
  57. 57. THE END…
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    Oct. 27, 2008

How Islam and Christianity compare using only the Bible and Qu\'ran. 54 basic theological questions.

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