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vahid safavi zadeh

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What do you think about Islam?

Did you study Islam?

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    May 16 2013: One line separates all 7-billion people on Earth. Everyone is on one side or the other of this line/question: "Do you believe Jesus Christ is God?" Eternal life, or annihilation, is in the balance. Islam very clearly takes-up a position on the "NO" side of the line as stated in the Koran: QUOTE: " Indeed, they have disbelieved who have said, “God is the Messiah (Jesus), son of Mary.” The Messiah said, “Children of Israel, worship God, my Lord and your Lord. Whoever associates partners in worship with God, then God has forbidden Paradise for him, and his home is the Fire (Hell). For the wrongdoers,3 there will be no helpers.” (Quran, 5:72). What I think of Islam is that it illustrates the precise accuracy of the Holy Bible. Please read the account of Abraham's relationship with Sarah and with Hagar, from one came Isaac, from the other Ishmael, from one came Christianity, from the other came Islam. [Read Genesis chapter 16, verses 3 through 12, and chapter 25, verses 12 through 18]. Thank you for your question Mr. Zadeh.
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        May 16 2013: Agreed. My belief, which I consider justified and true, is that only by ignoring the Christian Gospel call to embrace Jesus Christ as your Creator, Sustainer, and Life Giver can a person forfeit Eternal Life. Or, to put it positively, only by obeying can a person gain Eternal Life. Thus Jesus Christ is the 'One Line'. I know too that you are correct. For every one who agrees with me there are hundreds who disagree. But it is what I believe about Islam. I hope you see the verses were, and continue to be, accurate in their description of Mankind's affairs throughout Time.
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        May 17 2013: Again, agreed. I do not have a copyright on the "one Line" illustration. There will be argument about whether there are any lines at all, and if such a line exists why can't there be more than one, etc. etc. ad infinitum. Islam says believers in Jesus Christ as LORD are doomed to Hell. That is the exact opposite of what I embrace as justified true belief. Since the question asks what I think of Islam I chose to point out my view of the line. The Koran draws one line just as you say. As for the Trinity, it is a word used to speak of the correct, necessary, and inspired doctrine which teaches that God exists in three persons. Have a peaceful time reading these passages from the King James Bible with your question in mind: Genesis 1:26 and 11:7; Isaiah 48:16 and 61:1 and 63:9, 10; Psalm 33:6 and 104:30; Matthew 28:19; Mark 1:10,11; John 14:26 and 15:26; Acts 2:32,33; Hebrews 9:14; I Peter 1:2; I John 4:13. The word "Trinity"? No. The doctrine of the Trinity? Yes! This will probably get deleted for being off-topic, so I am saying the doctrine of the Trinity figures largely in the question of what one thinks of Islam. Happy reading and remember to look for three distinct beings in these verses.
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        May 17 2013: RE: "Yes, I've read all. . ." I hope you agree that time spent reading the Holy Bible is always well-spent. The Holy Bible is the book of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The Quran is the book of the god of Abraham, Ishmael, and Muhammad. This is a fundamental distinctive about Islam setting it in opposition to Christianity. So, contrary to your comment to Mr. Fahim (above), there are profound differences between the Holy Bible and the Quran. Islam denies the deity of Jesus Christ and of the Holy Spirit on the basis of there being only one god, so how can Jesus Christ be God, and the Holy Spirit be God, if God the Father is God? That requires three gods say the Moslems (and apparently you too). I will gladly dialog more about this but we should do it via email. You can contact me via my profile page if you wish. Also, regarding your comment to Mr. Law about there being nothing in the Holy Bible declaring Jesus Christ to be the Creator of the Universe, see Colossians 1:14-19 for starters. Peace to you and success in your search for Truth.
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        May 17 2013: RE: "You misunderstood. . . " My sincerest apology. I looked at the combination of letters T-O-R-A-H and recognized the word "Koran". Only your compassionate forgiveness can erase my error for I am without excuse because I have exhausted my allotment of age related excuses for the month. :-D

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