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Muslims follow Jesus

Real Talk: Do Muslims Follow Jesus' Teachings?

Short Answer: Yes! But not in the way that Christians do. Muslims believe that the Quran is the final revelation of Almighty God to humankind. They believe that previous scriptures were indeed given, but that over the years these previous scriptures became altered, either deliberately or by mistake. While Muslims do follow Jesus’ (PBUH) teaching especially those about love–God is the …

The Lord's Prayer & The Last Supper: The Islamic Take

Short Answer: The Lord’s Prayer and the Last Supper are only “proof” of what Jesus said if you believe that what is recorded in the four Gospels of the Christian Church is actually what he said. This is the first, and probably the major, point of disagreement. Muslims believe that Islam is the natural religion of mankind and that it …

Muhammad messiah

Why Isn't Prophet Muhammad Called 'Messiah'?‏

Short Answer: Because God doesn’t refer to Prophet Muhammad as the “Messiah”, but he does refer to Prophet Jesus that way, nine different times throughout the Quran. But, it’s important to know that God referring to Jesus as the “Messiah” does not mean that Jesus is somehow more than a man, a very, very good man who obeyed …

Jesus brothers

Did Jesus Have Brothers and Sisters?

Salam (Peace) Dear Irene, Thank you for your question and for wanting to know more about Islam. It is by knowing more about each other that we can dispel misconceptions which cause trouble. It is a sad fact that we often fear what we do not fully understand. Knowing more about Islam is also a sure …

Divine Qualities

Why Does The Quran Attribute Divine Qualities to Jesus?

Salam (Peace) Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The original word for messiah in Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic- which is the language that was spoken by Jesus (peace be upon him), is Maseeh with a slight pronunciation difference between Arabic and Aramaic. This has been translated into “Christ” in English which is …

Is Jesus The Incarnation of God?

Salam (Peace) Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. To properly understand the nature of Jesus, one has to resort either to a divine source or to what Jesus himself declared and emphasized. It can be proven that the Quran is the word of God, remaining intact as revealed.  In …

How Can I Help Christians Understand Who Jesus Really Is?

Salam Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. As Muslims we are encouraged in the Quran and by our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to respect the beliefs of others. It is a fundamental principle of Islam that there is to be no compulsion in religion. Whilst respecting …

Is Jesus Humanity's Savior?

Salam brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Whilst Christians and Muslims believe many things in common, there is a profound difference in belief when it comes to Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him). We need to go way back to find an answer to our differences. Both Christians and …

Between Islam and Christianity: Did Jesus Die?

Between Islam and Christianity: Did Jesus Die?

Salam (Peace) Peris, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The Christian belief about Jesus is that he is the only-begotten Son of God or God Himself, who died on the cross to save humans from Original Sin. Muslims hold that there is no such thing as Original Sin. …

Missing Years

Christ's Missing Years

Asalamu Alaikum,   Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. The Missing Years In Aristotelian philosophy, there is a theory that ‘nature abhors a vacuum’ and therefore, empty space would always be trying to suck in gas or liquids to avoid being empty. In Christian religious history too, we find a similar process of …



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