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Story of Mary - The Striking Similarity in Bible and Quran

Story of Mary - 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.

Here Is How Maryam's Life Inspired Me... It Can Inspire You Too

Here Is How Maryam's Life Inspired Me... It Can Inspire You Too

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 …

We Are Women Of God

We Are Women of God

These two incidents made me ponder. I was recognized as a woman of God because I covered. People thought I was a Christian nun. That made me feel really proud and happy that people recognized me as a woman close to God. But at the same time, it made…

The Birth of Jesus in the Quran

The Birth of Jesus in the Quran

The birth of Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) was no ordinary birth, it was a miracle! When Mary found out that she was expecting a child, she was very confused: She said, ‘My Lord, how will I have a child when no man has touched me?’…

10 Lessons from the Grandparents of Jesus

10 Lessons From the Grandparents of Jesus

It’s quite interesting that even the grandparents of Jesus (peace be upon him) are mentioned in the Quran, albeit briefly. We know that his maternal grandfather was called Imran, but not much else is known about him. We also know that his maternal grandmother…

7 Lessons From Mary - the Best Woman of the Worlds

7 Lessons From Mary - The Best Woman of the Worlds

Usually lonely people surrender to sadness and helplessness. But Mary did not. She kept seeking His Help and making choices she thought would be pleasing to Allah. She never gave in to depression because she knew if she would only trust Him, Allah would give her a solution. And He did.

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 …

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