Monday, 19 May 2014

WHO IS JESUS?

We will look at who exactly Jesus said he was and what he said his message was.

► CHAPTER I - KNOWLEDGE & GREATNESS 

Jesus said: "By myself, I can do nothing." —(John 5:30) 
Is this something God would say?
Does God say: "By myself, I can do nothing"?
It's time for some deep thinking...
Jesus or his message did not come for our joke or play.

Jesus said: "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father." —(Matthew 24:36)
Jesus does not know when the Hour will come.
Jesus does not know something.
Jesus is not All-Knowing.

Now, dear reader, the following question is posed to you.
Think before you answer it.
Does God have a God?
Yes or no? [Please answer before reading the next line]
The answer is obviously NO.
God does not have a God, for He is the Highest.
Jesus, however, has a God.
Jesus said: "I ascend to my God and your God." —(John 20:17)
Jesus said: "It is God Who is my Lord and your Lord; then worship Him. This is a Way that is straight." —(Quran 3:51)

Now, dear reader, another 2 questions for you:
1. Does Jesus have someone who is Greater than him?
Yes or no?
The answer yes;
Jesus said: "My Father is greater than I." —(John 14:28)
Now answer this:
2. Does God have anyone who is Greater than Him?
Yes or no? [Please answer before reading the next line]
The answer is obviously NO.
There is no one who is greater than God.
Allahu Akbar (God is the greatest)

There is only One Creator and only this One Creator knows when the Hour is:
"Indeed the Hour is bound to come: I will have it hidden." —(Quran 20:15)
"Men ask you of the Hour. Say the knowledge of it is with God only.❞ —(Quran 33:63)
"But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son,
but only the Father.❞ —(Matthew 24:36)

Now we come to a very important question so please think well before you answer:
Does God fall down on His face to the ground and pray in need?
[Please answer before reading the next line]
The answer is obviously NO.
However, Jesus fall down on His face to the ground and prayed in need:
"Going a little farther, he [Jesus] fell with his face to the ground and prayed: My Father, if it is possible may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.❞ —(Matthew 26:39)

Will you worship Jesus, or the One Jesus worshiped?

Thus we have established from this Chapter the following:
• There's someone (i.e. God) who is more knowledgeable than Jesus.
• There's someone (i.e. God) who is greater than Jesus.
• God does not have a God but Jesus has a God.
• God does not fall on His face in prayer but Jesus did fall on his face in prayer.

► CHAPTER II - WITNESSES OF JESUS' MIRACLES 

Let us see the words of the people who saw Jesus and the miracles he was endowed with...
The drinking of miraculous water by a woman of Samaria will be put forward first.
Jesus said to her: "Whoever drinks the water that I shall give him shall never thirst;
but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."
The woman replied: "Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty..."
The woman said to him: "Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet." —(John 4:7-19)

And what about those who witnessed Jesus' miracle of thousands with little food?
What did they have to say about Jesus?
God? Son of God? Or Prophet?
{Jesus said: “Have the people sit down." Now there was much grass in the place.
So the men sat down, about five thousand in number. Jesus then took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated.
So also the fish, as much as they wanted. And when they had eaten their fill, he told his disciples: "Gather up the leftover fragments, that nothing may be lost."
So they gathered them up and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves left by those who had eaten.
When the people saw the sign that he had done, they said:
"This is indeed the Prophet who is to come into the world!"} —(John 6:10-14)

Notice they didn't say, "wow this is of a truth that God has come into the world."
Rather they said that this is the truth of a prophet...that Jesus is a prophet!

Jesus even referred to himself as a Prophet:
"And they were deeply offended and refused to believe in him. Then Jesus told them: 'A Prophet is honoured everywhere except in his own hometown and among his own family." —(Matthew 13:57)

We have another eyewitness who did not believe that Jesus was God Almighty.

Let us see how this man reacted when Jesus miraculously, by the will of God, cured his blindness:

{As Jesus went along, he saw a man who was blind. He had been blind since he was born. 
Jesus' disciples asked him: "Rabbi, who sinned? Was this man born blind because he sinned? Or did his parents sin?" "It isn't because this man sinned," said Jesus. "It isn't because his parents sinned. This happened so that God's work could be shown in his life. While it is still day, we must do the work of the One who sent me. Night is coming. Then no one can work. While I am in the world, I am the light of the world."

After he said this, he spit on the ground. He made some mud with the spit. Then he put the mud on the man's eyes. "Go," he told him. "Wash in the Pool of Siloam." So the man went and washed. And he came home able to see. His neighbors and those who had earlier seen him begging asked questions.

"Isn't this the same man who used to sit and beg?" they asked.  Some claimed that he was.
Others said: "No. He only looks like him."  But the man who had been blind kept saying: "I am the man." "Then how were your eyes opened?" they asked.

He replied: "The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes.
He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed. Then I could see." 
"Where is this man?" they asked him. "I don't know," he said.
They brought to the Pharisees the man who had been blind.
The day Jesus made the mud and opened the man's eyes was at Sabbath.
So the Pharisees also asked him how he was able to see.
"He put mud on my eyes," the man replied. "Then I washed. And now I can see."
Some of the Pharisees said: "Jesus has not come from God. He does not keep the Sabbath day."
But others asked: "How can a sinner do such miraculous signs?"  So the Pharisees did not agree with each other.

Finally they turned again to the blind man.
"What do you have to say about him?" they asked.
"It was your eyes he opened."

The man replied: "He is a prophet." —(John 9:1-17)

Are your eyes opening to this truth too?

► CHAPTER III - JESUS IS A PROPHET OF GOD | TRINITY EQUALS POLYTHEISM | CONSISTENCY OF GOD'S MESSAGE 

When the Scriptures say that Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life, —(John 14:6)
why can't you see this is true of all Prophets sent by The Most Wise? 
• At the time of Prophet Noah, he was the way to God.
• At the time of Prophet Moses, he was the way to God.
• At the time of Prophet Jesus, he was the way to God.
• And finally today, Prophet Muhammad is the way to God.

The "Shahadah" which is the 'Testimony of faith' declared when becoming a Muslim is:
Arabic: لَا إِلٰهَ إِلَّا الله مُحَمَّدٌ رَسُولُ الله
Transliteration: "La ilaha illAllah Muhammadur-RasoolAllah"
Translation: "There is no God except Allah and Muhammad is His Messenger."
Jesus' words also sound very similar:
Arabic: وهذه هي الحياة الابدية ان يعرفوك انت الاله الحقيقي وحدك ويسوع المسيح الذي ارسلته
Transliteration: "Wa hazi hiyal hayat al-abadiyyah anya'rifuka anta Al-ilaha al-haqee wa hadaki wa yasoo' almaseeh alzayyi arsalathu"
Translation: "Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent." —(John 17:3)

Jesus, the son of Mary, said: “Oh children of Israel!
I am the Messenger of Allah unto you."  —(Quran 61:6)

The consistency of God's message will be disrupted if every single Prophet of God except one taught Trinity.

Trinity is hidden/cloaked by the mask of monotheism by many however in reality it is polytheism and blasphemy. Trinity a lie attributed to God and Jesus. Here is a simple & logical way to explain it: 


Trinity goes against monotheism:


This is the symbol of the 'greater than' sign: <
This is the symbol of 'does not equal' sign: 

The trinity belief consists of:
Jesus = God

This can be expressed as:
X = Y

If X was greater than Y:
X < Y
Then they would not be equal:
X ≠ Y

Jesus said: 
"...the Father is GREATER than I..." —(John 14:28)
Jesus < God
Therefore:
Jesus God

The Bible says that God is greater than Jesus:
‘My Father is greater than I.’ —(John 14:28)
‘My Father is greater than all.’ —(John 10:29)

Simple maths: 1 + 1 + 1 = 3
Whereas the Trinity is: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1
This is refuted by [some] people who say: 1 x 1 x 1 = 1
Imagine you have in-front of you 3 notes of $100 dollars [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ιοο̲̅)̲̅$̲̅]
and I ask you to count how many you have in-front of you.
Will you work it out by saying 1 x 1 x 1 = 1
i.e. $100 x $100 x $100 = $100?
If you do then I would love to do business with you!
So why drop all logic when it applies to the Creator?

The Bible says that Jesus wanted God’s will to be done:
"...not my will but Yours be done." —(Luke 22:42)
"I do not seek my own will, but the will of Him who sent me." —(John 5:30)
"For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of Him that sent me." —(John 6:38)
All Prophet's sent by God are not here to seek their own will, but the will of the One who sent them.

Are some members of the coequal Trinity subservient, and less than equal, to other members? Even though they have different wills (‘I do not seek my own will’), do they obey the others’ commands (‘the will of Him who sent me’)?
Jesus admits to subordinating his own distinct will.
Should one of the triune partners have to forgo his own will in favor of the will of another member of the Trinity?
Do you really believe God is made of 3 persons, each talking to each other and praying to one another, and having ranks among each other?
Let me clear the confusion [i.e. Trinity] that has been injected into Jesus' message with the following ayah [verse] of the Quran:
"The Messiah (Jesus) son of Mary was no more than a Messenger."—(Quran 5:75)
Problem solved.

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| /  |          ᴡʜᴇᴛʜᴇʀ ᴘʀᴏᴘʜᴇᴛ ᴛᴀᴜɢʜᴛ ᴛʀɪɴɪᴛʏ         |
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 \              Noah __________ No ☒                \
  \              Lot ____________ No ☒               \
   \              Jonah __________ No ☒               \
    \              David __________ No ☒                \
     \              Solomon ________ No ☒                \
      \              Elijah ___________ No ☒                \
       \              Ezekiel __________ No ☒                \
        \              Elisha ___________ No ☒                \
         \              Abraham _________ No ☒                \
          \              Ishmael __________ No ☒                \
           \              Isaac ____________ No ☒                \
            \              Jacob ____________ No ☒                \
             \              Moses ____________ No ☒                \
              \              Aaron ____________ No ☒                 \
               \              Zachariah _________ No ☒                 \
                \              John the Baptist ____ No ☒                 \
              __\              Jesus ______________ Yes ☑   (◐.̃◐)   \
           / \ |                  Muhammad __________ No ☒             |
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Consistency of God's Message and whether the Prophets taught Trinity.
Checklist - Did the following Prophet's of God teach the Trinity?

Noah.............. - No
Lot................ - No
Jonah............. - No
David............. - No
Solomon.......... - No
Elijah............. - No
Ezekiel........... - No
Elisha............. - No
Abraham.......... - No
Ishmael........... - No
Isaac.............. - No
Jacob............. - No
Moses............. - No
Aaron............. - No
Zachariah........ - No
John the Baptist - No
Jesus Christ...... - Yes (What?! Really? Correct answer is: NO)
Muhammad....... - No
[peace be upon them all]

No Prophet taught trinity,
if you disagree
then you are left with an anomaly
which in turn means God's message is full of inconsistency.
Is it conceivable that every single Prophet did not teach it
and then suddenly BAM Prophet = God???
"It is not conceivable that a human being unto whom God had granted revelation, wisdom, & prophet-hood, that he should afterwards have said unto mankind: Be worshipers of me instead of God; on the contrary (he would say): Be worshipers of Him Who is truly the Cherisher of all: For you have taught the Book and you have studied it earnestly." —(Quran 3:79)

No Prophet of God taught Trinity.
Rather they taught Unity.
All Prophet's of God taught strict monotheism.
"Not a messenger did We send before thee without this inspiration sent by Us to him:
that there is no god but I; therefore worship and serve Me." —(Quran 21:25)

Jesus in submission to the will of God you do see.
Numerous passages reveal that God was greater than he,
that he fall on his face worshiping Him in the most beautiful humble manner, —(John 14:28) —(Matthew 26:39)
and that he lacked certain knowledge and power. —(Mark 13:32)
Jesus’ actions and words are that of a prophet, not of God Himself.
So Jesus told them: "My message is not my own; it comes from God who sent me." —(John 7:16)
Jesus was given everything he had (including the miracles and doctrine) by the Almighty.
Speaks like a Prophet, acts like a Prophet - what else can he possibly be?
"For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me,
he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak." —(John 12:49)
"I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent me is true;
and I speak to the world those things which I have heard of him." —(John 8:26)
"Whoever does not love me does keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father's who sent me." —(John 14:24)

"And He [God] will teach him [Jesus] writing and wisdom and the Torah and the Gospel." (Quran 3:48)
"And We sent, following in their footsteps, Jesus, the son of Mary, confirming that which came before him in the Torah; and We gave him the Gospel, in which was guidance and light and confirming that which preceded it of the Torah as guidance and instruction for the righteous." (Quran 5:46)

This can be paralleled with final Prophet of God, Muhammad, who was also given miracles and doctrine by God:
"Your Companion [Prophet Muhammad] is neither astray nor being misled.
Nor does he speak of (his own) desire.
It is no less than inspiration sent down to him." (Quran 53:2-4)

► CHAPTER IV - EVOLUTION OF THE BIBLE 

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Order of when Gospel's were written:

Mark - 65-70 AD 
Matt - 70-80 AD
Luke - 80-90 AD
John - 90-95 AD

Mark is considered the earliest gospel

and John is the last of the four.
Once Jesus was asked by one of the teachers of the law
as to which commandment was the greatest of them all:
“The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this:
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul
and with all your mind and with all your strength.
The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
There is no commandment greater than these.” —(Mark 12:28-31)

In Mark's gospel, the greatest commandment has monotheism
 at its core.
But in Matthew's gospel, in the narration of the same incident, monotheism exists no more!
The central message of all Prophets sent by their Lord,
pure and strict monotheism that left the believers in awe,
soon became erased from Jesus' lips via omissions and more.
- yet Islam came forth to bring light Jesus' true teachings, since with the Quran the Lord
kept Jesus' original teachings safe and secure. (Quran 15:9)
In Matthew's Gospel, Jesus is asked: "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
Jesus replied: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul
and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. 
And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” —(Matthew 22:34-40)
Of the central message, monotheism, why did you shut the door?
This is the heart of the message! So where can love come from when there's no heart at all?
In Matthew's narration of the same event, try to find Oneness of God that Jesus called for.
It seems to have vanished...solid evidence like this is hard to ignore.

#1 SPOT THE DIFFERENCE:


Mark's Gospel includes Jesus' words of☝monotheism
Matthew's Gospel erases Jesus' words of ☝monotheism when relating the same incident

That's not all but there is more to be understood.

It's narrated in Mark's gospel that a man came to Jesus asking him how to attain eternal life.
But in the process of asking that question he called Jesus 'Good'.
So before Jesus answered his question, he corrected the way he was viewed,
for God alone is perfectly good.
"A man ran up to him [Jesus] & fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked,
“what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
"Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone." —(Mark 10:17-19)
Thus Jesus emphatically making a distinction between himself & God is what we can conclude.

Ah! But how can Jesus say such a thing!?

And so with Jesus' words there ensued some 'tweaking'
because some are not content with his true teaching!
The same narration in Matthew's gospel is achieved by stealth - is this not startling?
"A man came up to Jesus & asked: “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?”
"Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied.
“There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.” —(Matthew 19:16-17)
Changed from 'call me' in Mark to 'ask me' in Matthew.


Another evolution we find is regarding the lady who touched Jesus and was healed. Try to spot the evolving difference between the text in Mark with that of Matthew: 

"For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched my clothes? And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing. But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth. And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague." —(Mark 5:28-34)

"And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole. But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole." 
—(Matthew 9:20-22)

Notice the difference between both accounts. In Matthews's version he leaves the part about Jesus asking who touched him out. Matthew seems to have a problem with Jesus asking the people who had touched him; it obviously doesn't look good for those who would want to make Jesus look divine. So some scribe purposely left it out.

Another evolution exists pertaining to the crucifixion, for that please click onto the following link: 

Is there any wonder why when searching for verses to identify Jesus as God,
we get swamped by verses coming from the very latest Gospel, that is, the Gospel of John?




Just read the Gospel of Matthew and see himself being described in third person:
"As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's booth. 'Follow me,' he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him."  (Matthew 9:9)

► CHAPTER V - MORE 

If your God was in reality murdered
by the actions of mere men
and if your God really did die,
then what manner of God is he then?

We wonder was he pleased with what
his killers subjected him to?
If so, they were blessed by earning
his pleasure - if only they knew!
But if he was displeased by their
act, then how can this be right?

What a strange sight it must have been
to see a God enclosed in a grave or tomb!
Yet more peculiar is the concept of a God
being constrained in the belly of a womb!
 If the Lord was brutally nailed to the Cross
 at the hands of his enemies in defeat,
then the Cross is cursed as a symbol of shame,
and to glorify it is contempt and deceit.
Shouldn't the Cross be broken & destroyed?
Even in the most important Biblical passage,
the significance of the Cross is void:

If asked to [some] Christians: "How can I receive eternal life?" Responses are likely to be:
■ Accept Jesus as God
■ Accept Jesus died for your sins,
etc.

But when someone asked Jesus on how to receive eternal life, he didn't mention any of these; rather he said:
"If thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments." —(Matthew 19:17)
The commandments mention nothing about trinity, original sin, cross, etc.
How could central Christian concepts (Trinity, dying for sins, original sin, significance of the cross and doctrines central to Christianity) be unmentioned or omitted?
Would it be because these concepts in Jesus' true (original) teachings never really existed?

How is it possible multiplicity of God's existence crept in

to a message emphasizing monotheism as its very first doctrine?
How did the sound of three become dearer & nearer to your heart than one?
How can God-fearing believers mark as holy the animalistic attributes to God,
that He begot a son?
God says: "He begets not nor was He begotten." (Quran 112:3)
Pure and strict monotheism,
the core message of every single messenger,
how could you have forgotten?
The Creator has no mother, no father,
no grandmother, no grandfather,
no daughter, no son,
no granddaughter, no grandson,
no uncle nor aunt.
Easy you would think, counting to one.
The Quran & the Bible both mention Jesus eating food. —(Quran 5:75) —(Luke 24:41-43)
Now I don't mean to be rude...
But what happens after he ate?
Did Jesus, who you say to be God, then begin to defecate?
Does God defecate?
Do you realize the process of defecating isn't befitting to God?
Then why do you happily attribute this to the Creator of all that exists?
Revert back to Pure Monotheism, it's not yet too late.
And what about God resting? —(Genesis 2:2)
Does this escape from a believers lips?
For God said: "Neither drowsiness overtakes Him nor sleep." —(Quran 2:255)
Let's return to the distortion that God had begotten a son.
John 3:16 mentions "Begotten Son" but wait!
Begotten means to beget i.e. to procreate!
Begetting is an animal act belonging to the animal function of sex. 
How can we attribute such a lowly function to the Creator? But if one reflects... 
The word ‘begotten’ mentioned in John 3:16
has been thrown out from the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the Bible.
Why? It's an interpolation and fabrication.
It's been revised by 32 Christian Scholars of the highest eminence, 
backed by 50 different co-operating denominations. 
These Scholars have removed this blasphemous word as an interpolation, 
concoction, fabrication, and adulteration.

#2 SPOT THE DIFFERENCE:



JOHN 3:16, King James Version includes the interpolation 'begotten'.

JOHN 3:16, the RSV removed the word 'begotten' because it's an interpolation

"They say: “God has begotten a son!”
No evidence whatever you have for this (lie about God)!
Do you ascribe to God things of which you have no knowledge?" —(Quran 10:68)

You must understand that some things IT IS NOT BEFITTING FOR GOD TO DO, for example:


¿ Can God stop being God?

¿ Can God create a rock He cannot lift?
¿ Can God commit injustice?
¿ Can God commit oppression?
The Prophet said that Allah said, "O My slaves, I have made oppression unlawful for Myself and I have made it unlawful among you, so do not oppress one another." [Muslim] [Bulugh al-Maram by Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (d. 852 A.H.), p. 553. (Hadith no. 1537)]

¿ Can God be forced/compelled?
Prophet Muhammad, the last Messenger of Allah, said: "You must not supplicate: 'O Allah! Forgive me, if You wish; O Allah! Bestow Mercy on me, if You wish.' But beg from Allah with certitude, for no one has the power to compel Allah." [Bukhari and Muslim] [Riyadh as-Saliheen, no. 1743-4] 

Similarly, God does not beget a son, become human (and in turn defecate)
or become tried & sleepy. 
It is like asking for a 3 sided square !

Then know that...
• It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should defecate. Glory be to Him!
• It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should die. Glory be to Him!
• It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should slumber. Glory be to Him!
And also...
• "It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should beget a son. Glory be to Him!" (Quran 19:35)

They say: "(Allah) Most Gracious has begotten a son!"
Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!
At it the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin,
That they ascribe a son for (Allah) Most Gracious.
For it is not consonant with the majesty of (Allah) Most Gracious that He should beget a son.
Not one of the beings in the heavens and the earth but must come to (Allah) Most Gracious as a servant. (Quran 19:88-93)

The Messiah, Jesus, is the servant of God:

“Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved with whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles." (Matthew 12:18) 

You argue that it is I who limit God's power 
by rejecting Him to be a human being.
But it is you who would limit His power
since being human would make him powerless!

Jesus is Abd-ullah (slave of Allah).
Jesus is not ibn-ullah (son of Allah).
Jesus called himself ibn-ul-insaan (son of mankind)
And he is ibn Maryam (son of Mary).
The only place in the New Testament Jesus is referred to as "the son of Mary" is in Mark 6:3.
Most contemporary scholars regard Mark as the earliest of the four gospels.

What about all those miracles Jesus did?
Does this not prove his divinity?
Let me remind you that Moses performed miracles too e.g. when he split the Red Sea.
So when you hear about Jesus' miracles, don't make this an excuse to split God into three!

A miraculous birth and therefore the "son of God" was begotten,
but you seem to have forgotten that God said "be" and he was, just like Adam!
In fact the miraculous birth of Jesus is proof that he is not God,
for it's not befitting that God would be born and come out of a woman.
"He neither begets nor is He born." —(Quran 112:3)
Many miracles were performed by the Prophet's of God.
However you must acknowledge that this ability/power doesn't come from them independently,
rather it comes from the Creator of the heavens and the earth entirely.

The God of Islam & Muhammad is the ѕαмe ɢod as the God of Abraham, Moses & Jesus [peace be upon them all].

"Say: we believe in God and in what has been revealed to us,
and what was revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and The Tribes,
and in (the Books) given to Moses, Jesus and the Prophets, from their Lord:
We make no distinction between one & another, among them, & to God do we bow our will (in Islam)." —(Quran 3:84)
A Muslim is not a Muslim if (s)he does not believe in Jesus.
Many miracles of Jesus are mentioned in the Quran by Allah, the Most Gracious:

ƸӜƷ Jesus healed the blind and the leper by God's leave/permission:
"...I heal those born blind, and the lepers..." —(Quran 3:49)

ƸӜƷ Jesus brought life back to the dead by God's leave/permission:
"...and I bring to life the dead, by the permission of God." —(Quran 3:49)

There are even some miracles of Jesus that are not mentioned in the Bible but are in the Quran, such as:


ƸӜƷ Jesus made a bird out of clay and breathed into it, making it come to life by God's leave/permission:
"I create for you out of clay the likeness of a bird, then I breathe into it & it becomes a bird with God’s permission." —(Quran 3:49)

ƸӜƷ Jesus spoke as a baby by God's leave/permission:
"...you [Jesus] spoke to the people in the cradle and in maturity..." —(Quran 5:110)

Prophets such as Moses & Jesus were sent for particular groups of people.

Jesus [peace be upon him] was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel:
(Jesus) answered: "I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel." —(Matthew 15:24)
Muhammad [peace be upon him] is the last messenger & the seal of the messengers sent to all of mankind:
"Muhammad...was a messenger of God and the final prophet." —(Quran 33:40)
"And We have not sent you (Muhammad) except as a mercy to mankind." —(Quran 21:107)
Jesus did not come to die for people's sins or be worshiped,
just like all the other righteous messengers of God - Abraham, Moses & Muhammad -
he taught people to worship One God only:
"Not a messenger did We send before thee without this inspiration sent by Us to him:
that there is no god but I; therefore worship and serve Me." —(Quran 21:25)

► CHAPTER VI | SHOW ME WHERE JESUS SAID "I AM GOD" OR "WORSHIP ME" (HE NEVER SAID THIS) 


• "I and the Father are one."
When the Scriptures say that Jesus Christ is one with the Father, —(John 10:30)
this means one in agreement, and not of essence or nature.
But you strongly opposed and came along with a different idea.
Of this verse ("I and the Father are one") let's properly reflect & ponder.
The same 'one' ("hen" in Greek) is used again by Jesus in the same Gospel & in the same manner:
"They [disciples] may be one, just as we [Jesus & the Father] are one." —(John 17:22)
So if your interpretation is taken to be true,
then what follows is something very heavy - if only you knew.
For we have a remarkable case of 14 Gods dear reader.
Does this interpretation sound plausible for any rational thinker? (◑.◑)
The truth is, the disciples should be united in agreement with one another
as Jesus is united in agreement with the Creator:
"I [Jesus] always do the things that are pleasing to Him [God]." —(John 8:29)

• Judge
"Given him [Jesus] authority to execute judgment because he is the Son of man." —(John 5:27)
Thus you say he must be God because, after-all, "only God can judge" - not any human.
Many key phrases you ignored before making such a bold statement.
Jesus is given the authority of judgement 
whereas no one gives God authority since He's the Most High & in need of none.
Listen, I didn't come to ruin your fun.
What Jesus is and what Jesus is not is what I came to mention.
About Jesus I am not a hater,
for I am here to reveal the reality of this great Messiah!
Tell me why you turned a blind eye on what Jesus said just 3 verses later?
"I [Jesus] can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge:
and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father." —(John 5:30)
Jesus is not in real control but judges on the will of someone Greater.
Moreover we overlooked another great detail, dear listener.
"When the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory,
you [12 disciples] also shall sit upon 12 thrones, judging the 12 tribes of Israel." —(Matthew 19:28)
If we were to accept this assertion then we will, again, end up with 14 Gods - fail! {ಥ_ಥ}

• I am the first and the last
Jesus said: "Fear not; I am the first and the last." (Revelation 1:9-17)
This was not Jesus saying it; rather it was from a dream of a man whose identity is uncertain and up for debate. Will you base your faith on the dreams of an anonymous man?

"His precise identity remains unknown." (Stuckenbruck 2003, p. 1535)


• Worshipped him?
Kings James Version of the Bible reads:
"While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live." (Matthew 9:18)

However, the New International Version of the Bible reads:


"While he was saying this, a synagogue leader came and knelt before him and said, 'My daughter has just died. But come and put your hand on her, and she will live.'" (Matthew 9:18)

The reason that man "worshipped" or a more accurate word "knelt" to Jesus is because he wanted a miracle from him because his daughter was dying.

Similarly is David's bowing down:
"Then David went out of the cave and called out to Saul, “My lord the king!” When Saul looked behind him, David bowed down and prostrated himself with his face to the ground." (1 Samuel 24:8)

• Fully God and Fully Man
Jesus is being called "Fully God and Fully Man"
even though it's a contradictory statement (an oxymoron).
God is unlimited but man is limited.
If one is limited, then one ceases to be unlimited.
These 2 cannot exist together at the same time.
It is only a quote of desperation in making Jesus divine,
and simultaneously corrupting and forgetting his beautiful line:
"The Lord our God, the Lord is one." —(Mark 12:29)
Do you think the following are logical and rational?
That person is fully hungry and fully full.
That person is completely homosexual and completely heterosexual.
Do you enjoy making these phrases up that are unfounded in the Bible?
God does not worship anyone by falling on his face.
So know that everything falls into place,
when you see just how Jesus prostrated for God's grace:
"Going a little farther, he [Jesus] fell with his face to the ground and prayed." —(Matthew 26:39)
This is the truth for you to embrace.
"And your God is one God, there is none who has the right to be worshiped but He,
the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful." —(Quran 2:163)

Jesus never said I am God.

Is this a coincidence?

In the Old Testament, God says He is God several times but why not once with Jesus in the New Testament?

Gen 35:11 And God said unto him, I [am] God Almighty.

Gen 46:3 And he said, I [am] God.

Exd 16:12 I [am] the LORD your God.

Exd 20:2 I [am] the LORD thy God.

Psa 46:10 Know that I [am] God.

Psa 50:7 Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I [am] God, thy God.

Psa 81:10 I [am] the LORD thy God.

Isa 45:5 I [am] the LORD, and [there is] none else, [there is] no God beside me.

Isa 46:9 I [am] God, and [there is] none else; [I am] God, and [there is] none like me,

Jer 32:27 Behold, I [am] the LORD, the God of all flesh.
  

► CHAPTER VII | JEWISH ACCUSATIONS: DEFENDING JESUS 

Often you say that Jesus must be God since certain disbelieving Jews accused him of such.
Imagine a judge holding a defendant guilty simply based on someone else's accusation -
is this the way you judge?
They also accused Jesus of being a bastard child,
the son of Mary who committed fornication,
and on top of that they claim that Jesus practiced magic!
To move aside all these other accusations you are quick.

"My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all;
and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
I and my Father are one.
Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
Jesus answered them: Many good works have I showed you from my Father;
for which of those works do ye stone me?
The Jews answered him saying: For a good work we stone you not;
but for blasphemy; and because you, being a man, make yourself God." —(John 10:29-33)

So does this Jewish accusation hold any weight?
First let us see whether these witnesses are even trustworthy & credible.
And for Jesus to answer that question is adequate:
"Ye are of your father the devil,
and the lusts of your father ye will do.
He was a murderer from the beginning,
and abode not in the truth,
because there is no truth in him.
When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own:
for he is a liar, and the father of it." —(John 8:44)

"He answered and said unto them:
Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written,
This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
Howbeit in vain do they worship me,
teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men,
as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
And he said unto them: Full well ye reject the commandment of God,
that ye may keep your own tradition." —(Mark 7:6-9)

In summary, Jesus calls his accusers:

✔ Liars
✔ Hypocrites
✔ Sons of the devil
✔ Murderers
✔ Don't follow God's commands (Torah), rather they throw it away
✔ They follow their own man-made traditions in the place of God's commands

Wow! And these are the people whom we should believe?!

It's clear these accusers are not competent enough to be trusted,
nor is their speech worthy to be taken as evidence.
Now let's look at what Jesus said in his defense.
"Jesus answered them: Many good works have I showed you from my Father;
for which of those works do you stone me?
The Jews answered him saying: For a good work we stone you not;
but for blasphemy; and because that you, being a man, make yourself God.
Jesus answered them: Is it not written in your law: "I said, You are gods?"
If he called them gods*, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken;
Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world,
Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the son of God?" —(John 10:32-36)

*Jesus is quoting Psalm 82:6 {I said, 'You are "gods"; you are all sons of the Most High.'}
Jesus is telling them that in the language of the Jews, Prophets are called as “god.”
Other people are called as “gods” and you do not take exception to it,
then why do you take exception when I am making a far inferior claim of being the son of God.
Your own Scriptures call Moses a god, and your magistrates gods;
yet I did not call myself God, but only the ‘son’ of God.

"He (Aaron) shall speak for you to the people,

and he shall be your mouth,
and you shall be as God to him." (Exodus 4:16)
"And the LORD said to Moses: See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh,
and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet." (Exodus 7:1)

The response of Jesus seems odd, does it not?
Does this look like Jesus is accepting their accusation?

Jesus does not accept their accusation but rather he rejects it.
Jesus uses some irony
by telling these Jews that they are called gods
yet I call myself the son of God
and you claim I am blaspheming and making myself God?!

The real reason why these certain Jews (Pharisees) accused Jesus of blasphemy
was because Jesus exposed their evil, corruption and hypocrisy.
"The world cannot hate you; but it does hate me [Jesus]
because I accuse it of doing evil." —(John 7:7)
The Pharisees had money, power, and were in control of their people,
yet Jesus' preaching was a major threat to them all.
They had to get rid of Jesus or their destruction was most probable.
And so they accused Jesus of false crimes.
They even brought forth false witnesses who created against Jesus lies.
They accused him of one of the worst crimes, that is, blasphemy.
Why? Because he was a threat to them as you can see.
To get rid of this threat they produced false claims
and in the pretext of those lies they made an excuse to murder him.

Then they secretly induced men to say:
"We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes,
and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council.
They set up false witnesses who said:
"This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
For we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place,
and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us." —(Acts 6:11-14)

Meaning of 'son':
* The Bible says God had many ‘sons’:
Adam, Jacob, Ephraim are called sons of God in the Bible.
Adam: ‘Adam, which was the son of God.’ (Luke 3:38)
Jacob is God’s son and firstborn: ‘Israel is my son, even my firstborn.’ (Exodus 4:22)
Solomon: ‘I will be his father, and he shall be my son.’ (2 Samuel 7:13-14)
Ephraim: ‘for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.’ (Jeremiah 31:9)
Son in Hebrew means servant (Acts 2:22 + David called Servant not Son = O_0)

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 I AM 

► 
In Islam, did you know that the very first words of Jesus was "I am"?
That is...
"I am indeed the servant of Allah." —(Quran 19:30)

► CHAPTER VII | CRUCIFIXION UNJUST 

► Imagine you have a pile of dirty clothes to your left and a pile of fresh and clean clothes to your right.

Now to wash the pile of dirty clothes, what do you do?

Option A) Wash the dirty clothes.
Option B) Wash the clean clothes.

The answer seems obvious; to clean the dirty clothes, you wash the dirty clothes. 

What if I told you: To clean the pile of dirty clothes you put the pile of fresh and clean clothes in the wash?!

Now this is the basis of Jesus' crucifixion doctrine; to cleanse all the sinners, a pure and sinless man is 'cleansed' instead, and this is said to cleanse the sinners.
Does this sound logical and just to you?


► CHAPTER IX | VERY IMPORTANT VERSES TO REFLECT UPON 


Surely, they have disbelieved who say: "Allah is the Messiah (Jesus), son of Mary." Whereas the Messiah (Jesus) himself said: "O Children of Israel! Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord." Verily, whosoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, then Allah has forbidden Paradise for him, and the Fire will be his abode. And for the wrong-doers there are no helpers. —(Quran 5:72)


"O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Do not exceed the limits in your religion, nor say of Allah aught but the truth. The Messiah (Jesus), son of Mary, was (no more than) a Messenger of Allah and His Word, ("Be!" - and he was) which He bestowed on Mary and a spirit created by Him; so believe in Allah and His Messengers. Say not: "Three (trinity)!" Cease! (it is) better for you. For Allah is (the only) One God, Glory be to Him (Far Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And Allah is All-Sufficient as a Disposer of affairs." —(Quran 4:171)

Say: "We believe in Allah, and in what has been revealed to us and what was revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes, and in (the Books) given to Moses, Jesus, and the prophets, from their Lord: We make no distinction between one and another among them, and to Allah do we bow our will (in Islam)." (Quran 3:84)


Say: "O People of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Come to an agreement between us and you: that we shall worship none but Allah, and that we shall ascribe no partner unto Him, and that none of us shall take others for lords beside Allah." And if they turn away, then say: "Bear witness that we are they who have surrendered (unto Him)." 
(Quran 3:64)


"He (Allah) has ordained for you the same religion (Islam) which He ordained for Noah, and which We have revealed to you (O Muhammad) - and that which We ordained for Abraham and Moses and Jesus, saying: 'Establish the religion and make no division (sects) in it.'" (Quran 42:13)

4 comments:

  1. Hi, As a Christian (one of Jehovahs witnesses) I agree with your argument about Jesus NOT being God, the main churches have adopted this false reasoning around the 3rd century, the early Christians help to the faith that Jesus was Gods son and not God himself!

    However, being the "only begotten son of God" does make him more than just a prophet! He is discribed in Revelation 3:14 as "the beginning of the creation by God, so had a beginning before the universe and was with his father way back then so had a pre-human existence.

    I have had many a chat with Muslim people in my door to door ministry too! So don't feel that this false pagan teaching of the Trinity has anything to do with the truth, it was bought into the congregation after the bible was written when the great apostasy foretold by the apostle Paul set in. It is like say that the Koran is wrong just because some militant extremists miss-quote it!

    Regards

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    1. Thank you for your feedbacks :). I appreciate your input regarding Revelation 3:14. I'm not knowledgeable about this unfortunately. You've stated that Jesus [peace be upon him] is *more than a Prophet* and Revelation 3:14 states that Jesus [peace be upon him] was *created* by God. So I'm confused what you make him out to be because to me it seems you've put him in the middle - he's not a God, neither a human...but at halfway, sort of like a 'demi-god'. Therefore this transgresses the most important commandment of all Prophets of God - monotheism. May the Creator guide us and keep us on the straight path, ameen. :)

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  2. You might also like to add that Moses in the Bible was called God, in fact it was God (Jehovah) who said to Moses, "I am going to make you God" does this mean that Moses was God in the flesh, NO!

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