Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 230996 comments on the The Brussels Journal story from Aug 24, 2007, titled Who Is Allah?. In it, The Brussels Journal reports that:

“Allah is a very beautiful word for God. Shouldn't we all say that from now on we will name God Allah? [...] What does God care what we call him?”

From the desk of Soeren Kern on Fri, 2007-08-24 11:56 Europeans love to mock the salience of religion in American society. via The Brussels Journal

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Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161233 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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Demons were only living among Israelites, according to the NT. Jesus was a demon specialist.
On one occasion he drove two demons into 2000 pigs, which belonged to poor farmers and paid them no compensation.
Why didn't he drive two demons into two pigs?
Did he raised those innocent pigs back?
So mohammad didn't know demons were not outside the Israelites? Some woman had to tell mohammad the demon was really an angel. Can the witness of one women be trusted; after all islam says women are not so bright and need two of them to be sure they are right.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161234 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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The Father did not testify that Jesus was God.
Come up with something solid, if you can find it in the New Testament.
We want a statement direct from the horse' mouth.
We also want a statement direct from the horse's, allah's, mouth saying he is a god.
Alex123 aka WM

Romford, UK

#161235 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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Is this excerpt from the link below wrong:
"Allah (God) spoke to prophet Muhammad through Hazaret the Angel Gabriel (Jibril) in Arabic, that is the Quran language."
Why if allah is all powerful did he have to talk through a created being? Couldn't he speak for himself?
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_did_Allah_speak...
For the same reason why mother Mary received God's message from the angel.
uhuh

Murcia, Spain

#161236 Feb 1, 2013
"Whenever the prophets report that they received revelation from HaShem, our Sages explain that they actually received through an angel, in one of two ways - a dream or a vision, "In a vision I will make myself known unto him, in a dream I will speak unto him" (Num 12:6).
Vision is something terrible and fearful which a prophet feels while awake, as experienced by Daniel. Sometimes the prophet is much affected and greatly trembles, as was the case with Abraham."

(Maimonides, Guide for the Confused)
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#161237 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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We also want a statement direct from the horse's, allah's, mouth saying he is a god.
Hello, Abdul Jesus Tu-Quoque

First get me a direct statement for the horse's mouth, I mean Jesus' mouth, "I am God".

Now, can you find that direct from the horse's mouth or not?
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161239 Feb 1, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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For the same reason why mother Mary received God's message from the angel.
So allah never talked to mohammad. All you have at best is hearsay.

Where you demand hearing it from the horse's mouth so do we. You have no proof allah is god or that he even exists. All you have is the word of a questionable 'angel'.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161240 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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Hello, Abdul Jesus Tu-Quoque
First get me a direct statement for the horse's mouth, I mean Jesus' mouth, "I am God".
Now, can you find that direct from the horse's mouth or not?
This thread is about who/what is allah. From what I've learned so far from you muslims is that you claim some 'angel' spoke to mohammad; who then dictated it to others; who then wrote it on scraps of wood, leaves, etc. These original scraps of documents were copied into a manuscript and the original destroyed or lost; the original manuscript was then copied and different versions were made of it; later someone else came along and added punctuation marks and burnt all the other versions.

I would not trust any work with this history, let alone saying it came from God alimighty.
Alex123 aka WM

Romford, UK

#161241 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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So allah never talked to mohammad. All you have at best is hearsay.
Where you demand hearing it from the horse's mouth so do we. You have no proof allah is god or that he even exists. All you have is the word of a questionable 'angel'.
Yes God never talked to Mohammad, directly. God sent an angel that gave to our prophet his message, as he did with Mary. If you want to verify what I said to you is true then go and ask to the horse's mouth, that is god almighty, record it on something and post it on youtube so that anyone can hear it. lol
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161243 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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Hello, Abdul Jesus Tu-Quoque
First get me a direct statement for the horse's mouth, I mean Jesus' mouth, "I am God".
Now, can you find that direct from the horse's mouth or not?
I want a direct statement from allah saying he is God. I don't want to hear it third, forth, fifth hand in some book. Can you show in the koran that allah spoke directly to mohammad?
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161244 Feb 1, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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Yes God never talked to Mohammad, directly. God sent an angel that gave to our prophet his message, as he did with Mary. If you want to verify what I said to you is true then go and ask to the horse's mouth, that is god almighty, record it on something and post it on youtube so that anyone can hear it. lol
God did not send an angel to mohammad, an 'angel' spoke to mohammad and claimed he was speaking for allah. mohammad thought the 'angel' was a demon until a woman told him differently. Can the testimony of a single woman be trusted?
Alex123 aka WM

Romford, UK

#161245 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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God did not send an angel to mohammad, an 'angel' spoke to mohammad and claimed he was speaking for allah. mohammad thought the 'angel' was a demon until a woman told him differently. Can the testimony of a single woman be trusted?
Angels take orders from God, and god won't let angels do what the want. In Islam angels can't disobey to god.
Where do you find in Quran Mohammad thought the angel was a demon. I want the chapter and verse. lol
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#161247 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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I want a direct statement from allah saying he is God. I don't want to hear it third, forth, fifth hand in some book. Can you show in the koran that allah spoke directly to mohammad?
I CAN GIVE YOU A DIRECT STATEMENT FORM ALLAH SAYING HE IS ALLAH, but..........First get me a direct statement for the horse's mouth, I mean Jesus' mouth, "I am God".

Now, can you find that direct from the horse's mouth or not?

Regarding your silly question, God spoke directly with only one man and his name was Moses.

For your information, the gospels clearly show that God never spoke to Jesus directly at all. Can you show us God talking to Jesus in the gospels?
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161249 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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I CAN GIVE YOU A DIRECT STATEMENT FORM ALLAH SAYING HE IS ALLAH, but..........First get me a direct statement for the horse's mouth, I mean Jesus' mouth, "I am God".
Now, can you find that direct from the horse's mouth or not?
Regarding your silly question, God spoke directly with only one man and his name was Moses.
For your information, the gospels clearly show that God never spoke to Jesus directly at all. Can you show us God talking to Jesus in the gospels?
So you can give me a direct statement from allah saying he allah. What does that tell me? It dosen't say allah is saying he is God almighty. For all we know allah is a demon saying he's a demon.

Please provid the statement anyway.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161250 Feb 1, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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Angels take orders from God, and god won't let angels do what the want. In Islam angels can't disobey to god.
Where do you find in Quran Mohammad thought the angel was a demon. I want the chapter and verse. lol
That doesn’t prove the 'angel' was from God and was not a demon. All through his early life he thought he was demon possessed.
Alex123 aka WM

Romford, UK

#161253 Feb 1, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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That doesn’t prove the 'angel' was from God and was not a demon. All through his early life he thought he was demon possessed.
It seems that among Christians intelligence is a rarety. lol
Read again
Angels take orders from God, and god won't let angels do what the want. In Islam angels can't disobey to god.
Where do you find in Quran Mohammad thought the angel was a demon. I want the chapter and verse. lol
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#161255 Feb 1, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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It seems that among Christians intelligence is a rarety. lol
Read again
Angels take orders from God, and god won't let angels do what the want. In Islam angels can't disobey to god.
Where do you find in Quran Mohammad thought the angel was a demon. I want the chapter and verse. lol
How do you know angels take orders from God, and God won't let angels do what they want?
John Preacher

Ashburn, VA

#161258 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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I told you only this:
Demons were present only in the three year period of Jesus' ministry. We do not find any reports of demons living in humans in your OT and the Jewish Tanakh.
Yes BMZ you can find demons possessing people in the OT. When Saul disobeyed God, he allowed an evil spirit to possess him.

"And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him." (1 Samuel 16:23).

By the way, nowhere in the koran does it say Gabriel appeared to Mohammad, the demons name wa Jibril, which is not Gabriel. Muslims have just changed his name to match the name of the angel who appeared to Mary, because Jibril is not a name of any of God's angels, in the Bible.
John Preacher

Ashburn, VA

#161259 Feb 1, 2013
This verse clealy shows that demons are allowed to preach lies to humans, but they will be cursed after doing so:
"But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed." (Galatians 1:8).
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#161260 Feb 1, 2013
bmz wrote:
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lol!
But, Rabbee, you must agree with me that Revelation written by John, is indeed a crap!
rabbee: it is the least altered, of all christian scripture. to people with the same, errant mentality as you. and apparently more truly intelligent, than you are.

it even precisely describes, my first visit with G-D. and my attempts to get rid of this assignment G-D, came and gave to me. and precisely describes, the condition of this negative and pathetic world on my arrival.

and you do not like it, because it says all you muslems too are all decieved. since it does not make exceptions, to any group as special. all on earth are decieved.

and it was written by an extreemly wise, and extreemly intelligent true prophet, whose name is not really john either. and if you cannot handle the truth, then don't truly try to read it. because it won't make sense according to your bogus scripture. without a strong foundation, in TheTorah Happening here in IT. you won't even beguin to know, what it is truly talking about.

and it does indicate, that i finally do get my act together with HaShem G-D. and that i am doing, exactly as described in IT. and that i have been doing exactly, as commanded by G-D here in TheTorah. and even about G-D'S Eternal Plan to put me in charge of this world for the final day.

it even tells you, that the name written in it is the wrong name for me. and that even christians, don't even truly know my name. so don't tell me it don't make sense, to those who do not wish to make any sense with IT. because you wish to avoid, being all here in TheLiving Scripture in ThePhysical Happening. exactly as described by G-D and through TheProphets.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#161261 Feb 1, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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It seems that among Christians intelligence is a rarety. lol
That is really true.

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