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Topic 14 – Islam

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P1401. Islam arose about 600 AD, through the teachings of the-Muslim-prophet Muhammad (M). His teachings are captured in the Quran and the Hadiths.

 

P1402. The Quran & Hadiths teach that Jesus was without Sin (but that the-Muslim-prophet M did sin, so he was NOT sure if he would make it to heaven). And that Jesus was born of a virgin, and that his mother was a perpetual virgin even after Jesus’ birth, and that Jesus was born by a Special Miracle by God (through Mary), and that Jesus did miracles, and that Jesus was crucified (but did not die), and later, he ascended to heaven.

 

P1403. So, a LOT of the teachings about Jesus (in the Quran and Hadiths) are very similar to those in the New Testament (called the Injil by the-Muslim-prophet M).

 

P1404. So, the Quran and the Hadiths present Jesus as the highest prophet, the most perfect prophet (sinless), even more perfect than the-Muslim-prophet M (who admits that he has sinned and wasn’t sure if he would make it to heaven).

 

P1405. The-Muslim-prophet M tells his followers that we can learn about God from Jesus, and to love Jesus and to learn about him. And to learn about Jesus and his teachings by (a) asking his followers (Christians) and by (b) reading the Injil (what we call the New Testament).

 

P1406. By using the method that is recommended by the-Muslim-prophet M, we (a) ask Christians about Jesus, and (b) we read the Injil, the New Testament, to learn about Jesus. And both of these methods lead us to the Core of the Christian Gospel.

 

P1407. So, by following the teachings of the-Muslim-prophet M, we learn that Jesus is without sin, and that we can learn about God through Jesus. And when we follow the-Muslim-prophet M’s instructions (and read the Injil, the New Testament), we are led to the Core of the Christian Gospel.

 

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C1401. So, by following the teachings of the-Muslim-prophet M (about Jesus and the Injil), we are led to the Core of the Christian Gospel.

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P1408. In addition, the-Muslim-prophet M approved of the Injil that was available at the time of his life on earth, about 600 AD. And he directed his followers to read the Injil to learn about Jesus, and about his teachings. So, this means that the-Muslim-prophet M recognized the Injil the New Testament) from 600 AD as being valid and correct.

 

P1409. We have manuscripts of the gospels the New Testament) that date back to 600 AD and earlier. And the message about Jesus Christ (and the Core of the Gospel) is exactly the same in those manuscripts as in today’s Bibles.

 

P1410. This means that the teachings about Jesus from the Bible today are the same as the teachings about Jesus from the Injil (New Testament) Gospels that were available in 600 AD.

 

P1411. And this means that the-Muslim-prophet M approved those Injil (New Testament) gospels (from 600 AD) as being authentic about the the life and teachings of Jesus. And this means that the-Muslim-prophet M approved the message about life and teachings of Jesus that we read in the Injil (New Testament) gospels today (that match the 600AD gospels).

 

P1412. And by reading exactly those same gospels (that the-Muslim-prophet M approved as authentic), we come to the Core of the Gospel.

 

P1413. So, leading this logic, and by following the teachings of the-Muslim-prophet M, we are led to the Core of the Christian Gospel (about Jesus).

 

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C1402. So, by following the teachings of the-Muslim-prophet M (about Jesus and the Injil), we are led to the Core of the Christian Gospel.

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Source: www.GodAndScience.INFO      (Peter B.)

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