Are There Predictions of Muhammad in the Old Testament?

Qur’anic translation taken from Abdullah Yusuf Ali. Muslims and Christians alike agree that Christ’s coming was predicted often in the Old Testament. Yet, if God had intended to send another prophet far greater than He, we should naturally find predictions concerning him there as well. None are to be found. Therefore, without a prediction the […]

Is there a Prediction of Muhammad in the Taurat?

Qur’anic translation taken from Abdullah Yusuf Ali. Al A’raf 7:157 “Those who follow the apostle, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find mentioned in the Taurat and the Injil…” Al Saff 61:6 “…Jesus, the son of Mary said: ‘O children of Israel! I am the apostle of Allah (sent) to you, confirming the Taurat (which came) […]

The Council of Nicaea: Purposes and Themes

Anthony N. S. Lane In tackling this theme we will consider first the sources that are available to us concerning the Council of Nicaea, secondly the purpose for the calling of the council (looking especially at the events which led up to the council), thirdly the events of the council itself, fourthly the official documents […]

The ‘I AM’ sayings prove Jesus to be Divine

M. Abdallah As we reflect on the whole witness of the inerrant and infallible Scriptures, regarding the Person of Jesus, we can see many elements and various passages that assert, affirm and prove His divinity. For example, there are the Messianic prophesies, such as, Ps.2:7,12, which speaks of Him as God’s Son. Ps.110:1 declares Him […]

An Explanation of the Unipersonality of Christ for Muslims Pt. 2

Gerry Redman This continuation from the previous post https://answeringallah.com/an-explanation-of-the-unipersonality-of-christ-for-muslims/ The Necessity of the Hypostatic Union Why was it necessary for God to take human nature? What is the necessity of Christ having two natures? Firstly, it was necessary because the Covenant demanded it. The Covenant promise to the Patriarchs was ‘I will be their God, […]

An Explanation of the Unipersonality of Christ for Muslims

Gerry Redman Introduction One of the great failures of Muslims in terms of their apologetic stance against Christianity, both with regard to the Qur’an and modern Islamic polemics is the absence of any detailed examination of the Christian doctrine of the Hypostatic Union – the dogma that Jesus is simultaneously divine and human whilst yet one person. […]

THE HOLY SPIRIT AND GABRIEL: ALLAH’S FELLOW ASSOCIATES

Contrary to the repeated assertion of Muslims, the Quran does not proclaim an absolute pure form of monotheism (tauhid) since it does not depict Allah as a singular monad. Take, for instance, what the following verses teach in respect to the revelation and collection of the Islamic text: Stir not thy tongue herewith to hasten […]

JESUS: THE ETERNALLY EXISTING ONE

In the Hebrew Bible, Jehovah employs the expression “I am He” to refer to himself as the eternally exiting One that endures forever and who alone provides salvation and comfort for all who trust in him. What makes this all the more interesting is that the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible, commonly known as […]

JESUS: THE VISIBLE REVELATION OF GOD

The holy God-breathed Scriptures, “Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God—the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David, and who through the Spirit of holiness was appointed […]

ALLAH WORSHIPS WITH THE QURAN

One of the major acts of worship for Muslims is the recitation of the Quran, a point which the Islamic scripture itself repeatedly makes: And when the Qur’an is recited, give ear to it and pay heed, that ye may obtain mercy. S. 7:24 Pickthall Perform As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat) from mid-day till the darkness of the […]