Should You Believe the Gospel of Barnabas?

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Some Muslims appeal to the Gospel of Barnabas as evidence that God has made Judas Iscariot look like Jesus so that Judas was crucified instead. Should you believe in the Gospel of Barnabas? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJRLwMbVr-o One of the main differences and how Islam and Christianity view Jesus pertains to his fate. The New Testament claims Jesus died for our sins whereas the Quran states that Jesus did not die but God made it appear so, then took him to heaven (Surah 4:157). The Quran does not provide further details on how this occurred. This has led Muslim Scholars to speculate over the centuries resulting in two major views. One view is that God allowed Jesus to be crucified and made it appear he died. Mistaken for dead, Jesus was removed from…
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Quran teaches that Allah deceived the Jews into thinking they killed Jesus

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_EMG-t-D2s According to Ibn Kathir, a tradition that goes back to Ibn Abbas concerning the meaning of Surah 4:157 is the following: On the night of  the Lord Jesus’ betrayal, he was with  his disciples. The traditions vary - some say there are 13 disciples, some say  17, some say 19. Jesus, on the  night of his betrayal, asked the disciples which one of  them would volunteer to look like him,  which one of them would volunteer to  take his appearance, Jesus' appearance  on himself, die in the place of Christ. Whoever is willing to accept this  proposal to die in Jesus' place, Jesus  supposedly said he would be given  paradise. In other words, the disciples  were asked to look like Jesus in his  place and Allah will give you…
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Crucifixion – Does Qur’an Deny It?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWWHb9C4t9c In recent times some television preachers have tried to argue  that Jesus never actually died on the cross.  Can this be true?  Let us begin our investigation by examining  whether the Qur’an does indeed deny the crucifixion.   Only one passage deals with the crucifixion.  Only one passage speaks to this issue.  Surah4:157,  “They” (the Jews,  speaking of the Jews) said in boast,  (notice that they were boasting something) said,  we killed Christ Jesus the Son of Mary,  the Apostle of Allah.  But they killed him NOT,  nor crucified him,  but so it was made to appear to them.  That verse says THEY,  they, the Jews,  the ones boasting,  did not kill him.  It doesn’t say he did not die.  Ask yourself the question,  out of more than six thousand…
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Why is Isa called “Al-Masih” in the Quran?

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https://youtu.be/2JnFK_3ASRg Transcript of the video Only Jesus has the title Messiah in the Quran The full Quranic  name for Jesus is Al-Masihu Isa – “the Messiah Jesus” (cf. Surah 4.157, 4.171). In fact we even read that when the angels first appeared to Mary they said of the holy child they had been sent to announce: Ismuhul Masihu Isabnu Maryam – “his name shall be the Messiah Jesus, son of Mary” (Surah 3.45). Even before the conception of Jesus, therefore, the angels gave him the one title that is applied to him on no less than eleven occasions in the Quran, namely Al-Masih – “the Messiah”. The strange thing is that, whereas the Quran unflinchingly attributes to Jesus the one title claimed for him by the Christians and rejected by…
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What does the name “Isa” mean?

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https://youtu.be/QYe2RlpnUco I understand that Jesus is called Isa Al-masih in the Quran. What is the meaning of Isa according to the Quran? The Quran does not tell us the meaning of the name Isa. How does the Bible describe this name? In the Bible the name is Isa, the same as Yeshua, which means God Saves. The Injil tells us that Mary will give birth to a son and she has to give him the name Jesus because he will save his people from their sins.  Did Jesus teach that he will save his people from their sins? I thought it was the Apostle Paul who invented this teaching? Not at all. Jesus told his disciples that he came to earth to give his life as a ransom for many.…
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Second coming of Jesus according to the Quran

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https://youtu.be/2yFUkgt0Ww4 Transcript of the above video https://youtu.be/KANktJ1zR4o Transcript of the above video It must come as something of a surprise to Christians to hear that the return of Jesus to earth is as much a basic belief of the Muslims as it is ours. Once again the vast majority of the Muslims of the world hold to this belief. As with the ascension the Quran does not treat the subject at any length and, as with so much of its teaching about Jesus, it is somewhat ambiguous. The one passage invariably brought forth to justify the doctrine is this one: And (Jesus) shall be a Sign (for the coming of) the Hour (of Judgment): Therefore have no doubt about the (Hour), but follow ye Me: this is a Straight Way.…
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Death of Jesus according to the Quran

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https://youtu.be/zybyE_Bfgnw I understand Christians believe that Jesus died on the cross. Muslims however believe that Jesus did not die but rather God took Jesus to himself alive. Is there a verse in the Quran that says that Jesus did not die? In the Quran it is stated that the Jews said “We have killed the Messiah, Jesus the son of Mary, the messenger of God.” In fact they did not kill him nor did they crucify him but it appeared to them as if they did.  Muslims interpret the phrase “it appeared to them as if they did” to mean that it wasn't Jesus who died but someone else died in his place? That's right. I believe there are prominent Muslim scholars who believe that Jesus died. Mahmoud Shalut was…
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Jesus, the Word of God

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https://youtu.be/vawVqPbWPjI Transcript of the above video https://youtu.be/mqK1yMnKiWs Transcript of the above video https://youtu.be/XBobGzrQocg Transcript of the above video Jesus is referred to as the word in the Quran Surah 3 45. Behold! the angels said: “O Mary! Allah giveth thee glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus, the son of Mary, held in honour in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those nearest to Allah. 39. While he was standing in prayer in the chamber, the angels called unto him: “(Allah) doth give thee glad tidings of Yahya, witnessing the truth of a Word from Allah, and (be besides) noble, chaste, and a prophet,- of the (goodly) company of the righteous.” Surah 4:171. O People of the Book! Commit no…
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Virgin birth of Jesus

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https://youtu.be/vROvd_9Y11M Both the quran and the Bible teach that he was conceived of a woman only, his mother Mary, before she had known any man. The virgin-birth of Jesus, taught so plainly in the Bible, is no less clearly taught in the quran. In his Gospel Matthew (1.18-25) states that he was conceived in Mary of the Holy Spirit in fulfilment of a prophecy in Isaiah 7.14 (“a virgin shall conceive and bear a son”), while Luke also records the unusual conception, stating unambiguously that Mary was a virgin whom no man had touched when Jesus was conceived in her by the power of the Holy Spirit (Luke 1.26-35). In the quran likewise we find much the same teaching. In one passage we read: Behold! the angels said: “O Mary!…
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Sinlessness of Jesus

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https://youtu.be/nU7e4iARP0M Transcript of the video The Quran testifies to the exclusive sinlessness of Jesus While the quran tells us that other prophets have sinned, there is not a hint there, or anywhere else in Islamic literature, of sin in Jesus. An angel from God announced to Mary .-that she was to receive a “holy son” (19:19). The Quran relates an interesting story about the birth of the Virgin Mary. Her mother placed her newborn daughter and her future issue under a special protection of God saying: “Lord, verily I have brought forth a female [and God well knew what she had brought forth], and a male is not like a female; I have called her Mary; and I commend her to thy protection and also her issue, against Satan driven…
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