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Mary: The Honored Mother of Jesus

Mary was scared and frightened; she felt so weak, having just given birth, so how could she possibly shake the immense trunk of a date tree? But God continued to provide Mary with sustenance. The next event was indeed another miracle, and as human beings we learn a great lesson from this…

Why Do Muslims Refuse to Accept Jesus As Son of God?

Do Muslims Belittle Jesus Christ?

Refusing to call Jesus son of God is not done with a view to belittle Jesus. No! On the contrary, it is done to Glorify God, to magnify His name, and to proclaim His transcendent majesty. The Quran confirms that Jesus was born of a virgin woman. When the angel announced to Mary…

Names of Jesus in the Quran

Names and Titles of Jesus in the Quran

Jesus was not a ‘part,’ ‘person,’ or ‘activity’ of God that separated and dwelled inside Mary. He is called a ‘Spirit’ from God as a symbol of respect and honor, not divinity. Likewise, God also gives Adam this characteristic of being His spirit. God said when He ordered the angels to prostrate to Adam upon his creation.

Christian Judge Orders Muslims to Memorize Qur’an

BEIRUT – A Christian judge in northern Lebanon has ordered three young Muslims to memorize a chapter of the Holy Qur’an after they were convicted of insulting Mary, the mother of Jesus (peace be upon him). “The law is a school and not just a prison,” Judge Joceline Matta said, Ilmfeed reported. Matta ordered the …

Inspirations and Lessons From Maryam's Life

Inspirations and Lessons From Maryam's Life

As a Muslim woman, I have been inspired and learned many lessons from Maryam’s life. Mentioned in the Qur’an frequently, her life story inspired me as a young girl growing up in a non-Muslim country. It has continued to do so many years later. First Impression I was around 6 years old when my youngest …

Stories of the Prophets: "I Am the Slave of Allah," Jesus (PBUH) Said

"I Am the Slave of Allah," Jesus (PBUH) Said

Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) spoke his first words as an infant and said, “Indeed, I am the slave of Allah.” With this first statement, he rejected every claim others would wrongly ascribe to him in the future (that he is the son of God). Join Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda in this part of the …

Lessons from Mary, Mother of Jesus

What Can We Learn from Mary, Mother of Jesus?

Mary was filled with trust in Allah and saw Him at work in all things. This is what we are all called to do as Muslims. Like Mary, we are called to trust in Allah and see His work in all creation. Her true “submission” to God’s will…

Not Celebrating Christmas… Do Muslims Really Love Jesus?

Not Celebrating Christmas… Do Muslims Really Love Jesus?

Why are Muslims not celebrating Christmas? How do Muslims view Jesus (peace and blessings be upon him) and his mother Mary? If they truly love them, then why do not they participate in Christmas celebrations? Is that a manifestation of intolerance and harshness to non-Muslims? In this talk, Sheikh Dr. Yasir Qadhi explains the Islamic …

What Makes Something a Sin?

What Makes Something a Sin?

“You know, Theresa, when you do that, it makes the virgin Mary cry!” My mother, a devout Catholic, would say from time to time about my less than pious choices. “You hurt Jesus when you commit a sin.” The adults would tell the group of teenagers…

Mary's Story - The Striking Similarity in the Bible and the Quran

Mary's Story - The Striking Similarity in Bible and Quran

Mary was given revelation in the form of a great human being. Mary (PBUH) was given a blessed son who was created by God without a father. She was a virgin at the time of Jesus’ birth. And she herself was a model of human behavior. Both Islam and Christianity hold these characteristics of Mary to be true.

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