Jesus Existed Before the Creation of the World

Jesus is God
Jesus claimed to have existed even before Abraham. (John 8:57-59 NIV)  "You are not yet fifty years old," the Jews said to him, "and you have seen Abraham!" {58} "I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was born, I am!" {59} At this, they picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus hid himself, slipping away from the temple grounds. Jesus asserted His divinity by the use of the present tense “I am”. If He had only wanted to say He had existed before Abraham, He would have used “I was”. Upon hearing this, the Jews picked up stones to stone him because they equated this to blasphemy. They understood Jesus was claiming to be the forever existent God. Muslim response: Jesus only existed in God’s foreknowledge, like…
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Jesus is the Judge

Jesus is God
The Bible teaches that only God can judge the world. (Psa 50:4-6 NIV)  He (God) summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people… {6} And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Jesus said that the Father judges no one but all judgment is his. (John 5:22 NIV)  Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son, Close window
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Old Testament Testifies That Jesus is God

Jesus is God
Yahweh was pierced Speaking of the end times in Zechariah 12:10 Jehovah (the LORD) said that in the future they would look on "ME" the one they had pierced. The hands and feet of Jesus were pierced when he was crucified. The child will be called “Mighty God” Prophesied a child would be born who would be called among other things, Mighty God, and Everlasting Father, that is, Father of Eternity. This also said He would rule forever over David's throne and kingdom. Fulfilled in Jesus. Matthew 1:1,18-25 John 1:1-3,14 John 5:18 John 8:58-59 John 10:30-33 John 20:28. ​The One from Bethlehem is from ancient times Micah 5:1-2 (NIV) Marshal your troops, O city of troops, for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel's ruler on the…
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Quranic Errors – Be and he “was” or “is”?

Quranic errors
003.059 YUSUFALI: The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was. PICKTHAL: Lo! the likeness of Jesus with Allah is as the likeness of Adam. He created him of dust, then He said unto him: Be! and he is. SHAKIR: Surely the likeness of Isa is with Allah as the likeness of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him, Be, and he was. Surah 3 [59] Sesungguhnya misal (penciptaan) Isa di sisi Allah, adalah seperti (penciptaan) Adam. Allah menciptakan Adam dari tanah, kemudian Allah berfirman kepadanya: "Jadilah" (seorang manusia), maka jadilah dia. The transliterated Arabic is as follows: "Inna massala 'Isaa 'indal-laahi ka-masali 'Adam; khalaqahuu min-turaabin-sum-ma qaala lahuu kun fa-yakuun." The word…
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Is Allah Mentioned in the Bible?

God
Is the Muslim God “Allah” the God that is described in the Bible? Some Muslism believe that the God who is described in the Bible is actually the Muslim God “Allah”. This is because the Hebrew word for God “Elohim” is sometimes written as “El” or “Elah”. Since “Elah” and “Allah” both have the same origin, it is assumed that the God who was talked about in the Bible is actually the Muslim God “Allah”. Actually the “Elah” or its alternative form “Allah” that is mentioned in the Bible is none other than a generic word for “God”. Even before Muhamamd convinced the pagan Arabs to worship only one God, whom he calls “Allah”, the Arabs were already using the name “Allah” as a generic term for “God”. For example,…
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Quranic Errors – Crucifixion in Egypt?

Quranic errors
Various passages tell the story that Pharaoh's sorcerers believe in the signs and message of Moses, and then Pharaoh tries to threaten them with these words (Shakir's translation): I will certainly cut off your hands and your feet on opposite sides, then will I crucify you all together. [Surah 7:124] Said he: You believe in him before I give you permission; most surely he is the chief of you who taught you the magic, so you shall know: certainly I will cut off your hands and your feet on opposite sides, and certainly I will crucify you all. [Surah 26:49] In the story of Joseph, about 400 years earlier we also read of another crucifixion in this passage: O my two mates of the prison! as for one of you,…
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What Muslims Believe About Man’s Sinful Nature

What Muslims Believe About Man’s Sinful Nature

Witnessing to Muslims
Original sin Muslims sometimes say they don’t believe in the concept of original sin. However, this is also taught in their Quran. 002.030 PICKTHAL: And when thy Lord said unto the angels: Lo! I am about to place a viceroy in the earth, they said: Wilt thou place therein one who will do harm therein and will shed blood, while we, we hymn Thy praise and sanctify Thee? He said: Surely I know that which ye know not. Is man created with the propensity to sin? “We have indeed created [khalaqa] man[insan] is the best[‘ahsan] of moulds[taqwiin-stature], then do We abase[radad-restore] him to be the lowest[‘asfal – pl] of the low[saafil].” Surah 95:4,5 “Allah doth wish to lighten your (difficulties) for Man was created [khuliqa] weak[da’if - weakling] (in flesh)” …
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Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Witnessing to Muslims
The passage (John 4:7-26 NIV)  When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?" {8} (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) {9} The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.) {10} Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." {11} "Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? {12} Are you greater than our father…
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Prophetic Claim of Muhammad

Muhammad
https://youtu.be/CWZ10cOgauA https://youtu.be/Cn6f9EQ66eE A.             Muhammad’s prophethood was not confirmed by earlier prophets.1.               Muhammad prophecied in the Quran? Jesus promised ahmad in the Quran not Muhammad.And remember, Jesus, the son of Mary, said: "O Children of Israel! I am the apostle of God (sent) to you, confirming the Law (which came) before me, and giving glad tidings of an Apostle to come after me, whose name shall be Ahmad". Surah 61.6Whenever Allah has addressed Muhammad in the Qur'an, his proper name has always been clearly specified. He was never called by any other name. Certainly never by the name Ahmed. (Deshmukh, The Gospel and Islam, p. 217).Much of this has centred on the following three traditions attributed to different Muslim sources:Verily there was a Christian of Maris who recited the Gospel; he…
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