Friday, February 5, 2010
Comparison between Muhammad and Jesus
Comparison between Muhammad and Jesus (Isa) Jesus (Isa) Muhammad Yahweh told us; "Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God" Isaiah 44:6 Nowhere in the Bible is the name "Allah". Muhammad managed to get billions of people to blindly misdirect their sweet prayers & hatreds to this old pagan tribal moon god of his own family. This intolerant Islamic Allah was never there. Jesus is God (John 1, Col. 1) and here. Jesus forgave sins and dispelled demons in His own name. He said "I and the Father are one". Muhammad admitted he is only a man (Surah 18:110) Jesus raised Himself from the dead (Matthew 28:6) and rose into heaven in front of many witnesses. Muhammad remains dead His Birth, Life, Death, Resurrection was foretold by numerous prophets. Nothing predicted about Muhammad. The "Comforter" was the Holy Spirit Jesus promised the apostles. Jesus lived a sinless life (2 Corinthians 5:21). Allah himself refers to Muhammad as sinful (Surah 40:55, 48:1-2). Jesus did numerous miracles to prove His divinity, including raising the dead and command over nature (All Gospel writers and Josephus). While teaching his apostles Jesus said; "Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the miracles themselves" (John 14:11 and Matthew 9:2-7) On two occasions in the Qur'an Muhammad admitted he could do no miracles to show any sort of divinity or divine calling (Surah 17:90-95; 3:183, also see: 29:50-51) Jesus cared for His enemies (Matthew 5:43-44). Jesus promised to save those who believe and trust in Him. Killed his enemies and anyone who disagreed with him (Surah 9:5) Held a high view of marriage and hated divorce - as God the Father does (Matthew 19:7-8). Muhammad commanded his adopted son to divorce his wife so that she would become his (Surah 33:36-38) Accurately prophesied many verifiable events that took place after His time (Matthew 24). Delivered only one -questionable- guess/prophecy about the Romans winning a future battle. No date or place given. (Surah 30:1-4) Jesus gave his disciples authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness (Matthew 10:1; Mark 6:12-13) Muhammad gave his followers the authority to wage war on unbelievers. Muhammad is Allah's apostle. Those who follow him are ruthless to unbelievers. (Surah 48:29) Jesus told his disciples not to ask for money, and not to carry money with them. (Matthew 10:8-9, Luke 10:7) Muhammad instructed his followers on how to divide booty they seized from unbelievers. He insisted on 20% for himself. Jesus said to his followers that if anyone will not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town. (Matthew 10:14-15, 23) Muhammad ordered Muslims to attack any city that rejected Islam. Jesus told his followers to get ready, because unbelievers would flog them, arrest them, and put them on trial (Matthew 10:16-19) Muhammad told his followers to fight (militarily) hard against unbelievers. "Kill the Mushrikun (unbelievers) wherever you find them, and capture them and besiege them, and lie in wait for them in each and every ambush..." Surah 9:5. Also see Surah 9:29. Jesus washed his disciples' feet. He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded. John 13:4-5, 12-17 One day after battle, Muhammad came back home and said to his daughter Fatima, "Wash the blood from this sword and I swear in the name of Allah this sword was obeying me all the time." Muhammad then took the swords of his friend Ali ibn Abu Talib and washed them for him. Jesus never took up a sword or encouraged anyone else to do so. Once a close follower took it upon himself to take up a sword. Jesus soundly reprimanded him. Jesus warned; "all who take the sword will perish by the sword" (Matthew 26:52) According to Muslim scholar Pickthal, "the number of campaigns (military) he (Muhammad) led in person during the last ten years of his life is twenty-seven, in nine of which there was hard fighting. The number of expeditions which he planned and sent out under other leaders is thirty-eight" (n.d., pg. xxvi) Jesus said: "But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? (Matthew 5:44-46) Surah 9:29: PICKTHAL: "Fight against such of those who have been given the Scripture (Christians & Jews) as believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, and forbid not that which Allah hath forbidden by His messenger, and follow not the Religion of Truth, until they pay the tribute readily, being brought low." Jesus's last message to his followers about himself and his mission: Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Luke 24:46-47 Muhammad's last speech to his followers on Mt Arafat: ....."I descended by Allah with the sword in my hand, and my wealth will come from the shadow of my sword. And the one who will disagree with me will be humiliated and persecuted."