ALLAH: THE CREATOR OF SOME THINGS BUT NOT EVERY THING

The Quran describes Allah as creating seven heavens and seven earths, and everything which exists within them: He it is Who created for you all that is on earth. Then He Istawa (rose over) towards the heaven and made them seven heavens and He is the All-Knower of everything. S. 2:29 Indeed your Lord is Allah, Who […]

MORE FROM IRENAEUS ON THE DEITY OF CHRIST

In this post I will be citing from another work of St. Irenaeus where he clearly affirms the perfect eternal Deity and Incarnation of the Lord Jesus Christ. The name of this work is Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching. All bold emphasis will be mine. So then we must believe God in all things, for in […]

IBN KATHIR ON THE LIFE OF JESUS

The following is an extract from Stories of the Prophets, written by Al-Imam Ibn Kathir, translated by Muhammad Mustapha Geme’ah, Al-Azhar, pp. 173-184 (https://www.academia.edu/34774764/Stories_of_the_Prophets_Stories_of_the_Prophets?email_work_card=title). Emphasis will be mine. Mary’s Family History Allah declared that He had elected Adam and the elite of his offspring who obey Allah. Then He specified the family of Abraham, which includes […]

Grave Worship: More of Muhammad’s Duplicity Exposed

Muhammad is reported to have cursed the Jews and Christians for turning the graves of the prophets and righteous persons as places of worship, and warned his followers from doing the same with his grave: Narrated ‘Aisha and ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abbas: When the last moment of the life of Allah’s Apostle came he started putting […]

JOHN 1:18 REVISITED… AGAIN!

In this post I am going to share how English versions render John 1:18 depending on which reading they adopt. MONOGENES HYIOS By far this happens to be the majority reading. It has both very early and widespread geographical attestation, as well as support from ancient translations in various languages. No man hath seen God […]

Acts 8:37 – Sorting out the Evidence

Presented by James Snapp, Jr. (with assistance from members of the NT Textual Criticism group on Facebook), April 2014. And Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.” And he answered and said, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” – Acts 8:37 Acts 8:37 has received different treatments […]

ACTS 8:37 AND BAPTISMAL CONFESSION

The Authorized King James Version (AV) of the Holy Bible contains a verse which modern versions either omit entirely or question its genuineness: “And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” Acts 8:37 In this short […]

REVEALING THE IDENTITY OF ISRAEL’S LORD GOD

The Scriptures testify that YHVH or Jehovah is the only true God: “For a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest and without law, but when in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.” 2 Chronicles 15:3 “But […]

INVOCATION AND WORSHIP: THE ISLAMIC DILEMMA

The Quran is explicitly clear that invoking/calling on/praying to other beings, especially those who are dead, is a means of worship, and therefore a blatant act of the sin of associating partners with Allah (shirk): Say: I am forbidden to worship (abuda) those on whom ye call (tad’oona) instead of Allah. Say: I will not follow your […]

ALLAH’S DIVINE COUNCIL

In this post I am going to show that, much like we find in God’s true Word the Holy Bible and among the ancient pagan cultures before and during Muhammad’s time, the Quran acknowledges the existence of a heavenly council. This council or assembly consists of heavenly divine beings whom the one true God presides […]