Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 254772 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

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Brussels Journal.

Alex123 aka WM

London, UK

#166696 Mar 10, 2013
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
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Technically speaking Allah cannot be the alter ego of Muhammad by definition, but it's clear from the Quran that behind Allah there is Muhammad. This is evident by the fact that Allah did whatever thing Muhammad wished to.
Few examples:
4:80 "He who obeys the Messenger obeys Allah."
4:115 "He who disobeys the Apostle after guidance has been revealed will burn in Hell."
33:36 "No Muslim has any choice after Allah and His Apostle have decided a matter."
33:53 “Never offend the prophet nor marry his wives after he will be dead, it will be an insult for Allah”
33:57 "Those who speak negatively of Allah and His Apostle shall be cursed."
48:10 "Verily those who swear allegiance to you (Muhammad), indeed swear their allegiance to Allah."
59:6 "Allah gives his Messenger Lordship and Power over whomever He wills."
66:1 "O Prophet! Why forbid yourself that which Allah has made lawful to you? You seek to please your consorts… Allah has already sanctioned for you the dissolution of your vows."
Muhammad is almost put on the same level of his god, apparently from his god.
The moron may agree with this:
Technically speaking Allah/God/Yhvh cannot be the alter ego of Moses by definition, but it's clear from the Torah that behind God there is Moses. This is evident by the fact that God did whatever thing Moses wished to.
LOL....
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#166697 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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Islam does not need you. You need Islam when you know deep within your holy church is in ruins with pedos running the show.
I know you have no reliable books.
We have the Quran and you have access to it.
Please show us where it says we must keep women wrapped up and uneducated!
Please show us where it tells us to blow ourselves up or even commit suicide!!
I thought your "god" st. paul told women to shut up and treated them like subnormals!! When did women get their rights under your religion? lol... While Islam gave them the rights 1400 years ago?
Your OWN church is still looking into the possbility of women having a soul!!
Your religion blames women even for the "original" sin!!
Islam gives Adam a backbone so he accepts collective responsibility instead of pointing fingers at a helpless woman!!
Did you know that man has to provide for the woman/family, while if a woman chooses to earn money..that money is hers! She has no requirement to give a penny to the man!!
Will you even understand the wisdom behind that?
Reality is not on your side. Just look at any islamic country and see you are self deluded.
Alex123 aka WM

London, UK

#166698 Mar 10, 2013
rabbee yehoshooah adam wrote:
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rabbee: hypocrite! as you accuse the far far less sick, with your greater sickness. and your explitives are so unholy, that you cannot be considered as close to holy.
Thank you Jimmie!
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166699 Mar 10, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>There are original Scripture written in Aramaic.
No!

And that is another lie.

There are only a few Aramaic words in the NT and they are:

"Eli, Eli, Lama sabachthani?"

"Thalita quom"

"Raca"

"Ephatha", etc.

These words could not be translated into Greek, so they were left in. Equivalents were given later.

You have no original of anything.

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#166700 Mar 10, 2013
bmz wrote:
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Yes, that is correct. Early Christianity was not really Christian in any way.
Christianity started 300-400 years after Jesus was gone.
Before that there was no Christianity at all. The disciples followed nothing of Christianity, followed no church and prayed only to the LORD at the Temple.
They did not baptize anyone with the trinitarian formula aka the Great Commission. Peter and company baptized their colleagues under Jesus' name, so that they could be called followers of Jesus. That is all that baptizing in his name meant.
Liar!

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#166701 Mar 10, 2013
HERE IS WHY WE MUST BE BAPTIZED IN THE
NAME OF THE FATHER, SON, AND HOLY Spirit
"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit".
– Matthew 28:19.

baptism banner The Bible commands water baptism for the New Testament church, and it is our responsibility to obey this teaching. One day each of us will account for our actions during our lives. Since we have God's Word, ignorance will not be an acceptable excuse on that day.

The Necessity of Water Baptism

Is water baptism a necessary part of the salvation experience of the New Testament? People have various ideas about water baptism, but we cannot always trust and to please God is to depend upon the Bible as our source of instruction.

Jesus gave us some insight as to the importance of water baptism in John 3:5: Jesus answered, "Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God." Both the context of that statement and the subsequent practice of the New Testament church indicate that He was speaking of water baptism and the baptism of the Holy Spirit.

In Matthew 28:19, Jesus gave the apostles and us a direct command to go, teach, and baptize converts. Since He gave this command, baptism is important and necessary.
The Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Jesus instructed us to baptize "in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." In other words, He told us to baptize in the name (singular) that fully reveals God in His redemptive manifestations and work.
What is this name?

The name given to the Son of God was Jesus. "And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins" (Matthew 1:21).

Jesus was a genuine human being, born by the miraculous work of God's Spirit in the womb of a virgin, and thus He was literally the Son of God (Luke 1:35). He was more than a man, however; He was actually the one God manifested in the flesh (Colossians 2:9). He was the visible image of the invisible God (Colossians 1:15).

As such Jesus declared, "I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive" (John 5:43). In other words, the Father is made known to us by the name of Jesus. The Father, the one true invisible God, gave His name to the Son (the manifestation of God in flesh)l thus the Son received His name by inheritance (Hebrews 1:4).

The name Jesus literally means "Jehovah Savior." Jehovah was the unique name by which the one true God identified Himself to Israel in the Old Testament. The name Jesus describes the one God of the Old Testament coming in flesh to be our Savior. Thus the name of Jesus reveals both the Father and the Son.

What about the Holy Spirit? What name reveals God in His spiritual essence and action? Jesus said, "But the Comforter, which is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you" (John 14:26). In other words, the Holy Spirit comes to us in the name of Jesus. The Holy Spirit does not come to us with a separate identity but is the Spirit of Jesus-Jesus Himself coming to dwell within us spiritually (John 14:16-18; Colossians 1:27).

In short, the supreme name that reveals God-the name by which we know the Father, Son and Holy Spirit-is Jesus. By invoking the name of Jesus, then, we fulfill the command of Matthew 28:19.
The Importance of the Name of Jesus
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#166702 Mar 10, 2013
bmz wrote:
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Yes, that is correct. Early Christianity was not really Christian in any way.
Christianity started 300-400 years after Jesus was gone.
Before that there was no Christianity at all. The disciples followed nothing of Christianity, followed no church and prayed only to the LORD at the Temple.
They did not baptize anyone with the trinitarian formula aka the Great Commission. Peter and company baptized their colleagues under Jesus' name, so that they could be called followers of Jesus. That is all that baptizing in his name meant.
Which ever formula they may have used it was in Jesus' Name and not mohammad's name or allah's name. Only in Jesus is there salvation. There is no other name under heaven by which one may be saved. Turn to Jesus with all your hearts and be baptized by the authority of Jesus' Name and in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit! Christians do all things in the Name of Jesus.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#166703 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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The moron may agree with this:
Technically speaking Allah/God/Yhvh cannot be the alter ego of Moses by definition, but it's clear from the Torah that behind God there is Moses. This is evident by the fact that God did whatever thing Moses wished to.
LOL....
Moses did what God spoke to him, allah did whatever was best for mohammad. allah was mohammad's alter ego.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166704 Mar 10, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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Reality is not on your side. Just look at any islamic country and see you are self deluded.
That has nothing to do with religion.

The credit to success of some European nations or the West does not go to Christianity, the enemy of knowledge and development of mankind. The credit goes to brilliant men, who stood up against the monstrosity.

Look at the condition of other Christian countries in the European backyard, Africa and South America! They are mostly backward, poor and life is not so pleasant. Do you think it is because the Holy Spirit does not know their coordinates?

Christianity has always been a bane of humanity.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#166705 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
<quoted text>
The moron may agree with this:
Technically speaking Allah/God/Yhvh cannot be the alter ego of Moses by definition, but it's clear from the Torah that behind God there is Moses. This is evident by the fact that God did whatever thing Moses wished to.
LOL....
How do immans come up with a fatwah? A bunch of them sit around guessing what would mohammad do and then do as mohammad would do. So muslims follow a man, while when Christians say do what Jesus would do they are following God.
Paul WV

Beckley, WV

#166706 Mar 10, 2013
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
That has nothing to do with religion.
The credit to success of some European nations or the West does not go to Christianity, the enemy of knowledge and development of mankind. The credit goes to brilliant men, who stood up against the monstrosity.
Look at the condition of other Christian countries in the European backyard, Africa and South America! They are mostly backward, poor and life is not so pleasant. Do you think it is because the Holy Spirit does not know their coordinates?
Christianity has always been a bane of humanity.
You too are self deluded. What person in their right mind would want to live in an islamic nation? The muslims themselves are fleeing them only to contaminated their host country with the fruits of ignorance and hate.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166707 Mar 10, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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Which ever formula they may have used it was in Jesus' Name and not mohammad's name or allah's name. Only in Jesus is there salvation. There is no other name under heaven by which one may be saved. Turn to Jesus with all your hearts and be baptized by the authority of Jesus' Name and in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit! Christians do all things in the Name of Jesus.
To say that there is no other name, is rubbish and absurd! you just denied your Father, who is far greater than Jesus.

There is another name far, far bigger than that of puny Jesus. That is the LORD Almighty God Allah.

I have already simplified and made baptism easy to understand for all dummies, when I wrote:

"Peter and company baptized their colleagues under Jesus' name, so that they could be called followers of Jesus. That is all that baptizing in his name meant. "
Alex123 aka WM

London, UK

#166708 Mar 10, 2013
Frijoles wrote:
<quoted text>
There is evidence that Greek was the common vernacular of the time of many Palestinians. But the point is that Jesus didnt bother with them, he was too busy with his disciples, who were Jews who spoke Hebrew and Aramaic.
yes, absolutely.
If only the likes of Paul WV understood the true nature of Jesus' religion and culture, they would be less likely to persecute the Jews and Muslims.

They have not only taken the poor man out of his habitat, but have moulded him to suit their own "pagan" needs, while claiming that your scriptures give them the authority to do this!

A case of literally getting away with "murder".
rabbee yehoshooah adam

Denver, CO

#166709 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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Well said!
I have given him a get out clause that is as absurd as his claim...He can switch to English and claim that Jesus spoke English!
rabbee: well They most certainly do speak and write in english, in this second coming of Benee Adam. because this whole rebellious world, has again all failed to teach their children TheTorah first. as you have all sold your souls, for your not here in TheLivingTorah vanity.

don't even tell me, that TheG-D WHO has given ThisStory of ThePhysical Creation, for thousands and thousands of third or fourth times. is not again giving it now, or cannot ever give it all again. when not even one of you, have any inkling of TheFull Power of G-D. as you all ignorantly act with the beast, that this is not the first time that G-D has never given TheTorah Happening to us all and your very own grandmother of all.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166710 Mar 10, 2013
Paul WV wrote:
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How do immans come up with a fatwah? A bunch of them sit around guessing what would mohammad do and then do as mohammad would do. So muslims follow a man, while when Christians say do what Jesus would do they are following God.
Fatwah is exactly similar to your Sacred Traditions, which are opinions of men. Fatwah is just an opinion, not a Scripture.

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#166711 Mar 10, 2013
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
No!
And that is another lie.
There are only a few Aramaic words in the NT and they are:
"Eli, Eli, Lama sabachthani?"
"Thalita quom"
"Raca"
"Ephatha", etc.
These words could not be translated into Greek, so they were left in. Equivalents were given later.
You have no original of anything.
Bull-crap.
You don't want to know the truth because ot destroy Muhammad and his bull-crap Quran.

The Antioch Bible Set

A fresh new idiomatic English translation based on the
Aramaic text of the Syriac Peshitta
in ca. 30 volumes

“No branch of the Early Church has done more for the translation of the Bible into their vernacular than the Syriac-speaking. In our European libraries we have Syriac Bible manuscripts from Lebanon, Egypt, Sinai, Mesopotamia, Armenia, India, even from China.”

You are a Muhammadan.
You refuse to accept the truth of God.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166712 Mar 10, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>Your post is irrelevant.
Whether the Jews accept Jesus or not as there Messiah does change the fact that Jesus is the Son of God.
No, he is not. There is no proof and there is direct statement from the horse's mouth.

The day you discover "Jesus said,'I am the Son of God' " in any gospel, let me know, so that I can quickly dismiss that lie.

You have nothing from Jesus to support the absurd claims, claimed by Christianity on his behalf.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#166713 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
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where...where?!!!! when...when??!!!
Has Jesus signed these off personally??!!!
If he can't sign he can append a "cross" to indicate his approval!!
lol..!!!
"cross"...oh never mind... great jokes are wasted on the fundies..
He might have left them with Hades.

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#166714 Mar 10, 2013
Alex123 aka WM wrote:
<quoted text> Did you notice a double barrel or a hyphenated expression?
Go away fool.
Double barrel or hyphenated expression? In other words you don't even know what you wrote before. LOL

For your information you only used the hyphen, so what? You cannot think hyphen can, in some way, justify your errant and invented grammar rules.

Let's not forget also a very important thing, you are the genius who made up a new terminology. The term aristo-visconte is totally wrong because the word visconte is yet an aristocratic title and doesn't need to be accompanied by the word aristo.

You called me fool and arrogant who thinks to know all, but the truth is you are calling names, because you don't know anymore how get out by your embarassing mistakes, thus, instead to shut your mouth or admit you wrote absurdity, you are showing yourself for what you really are, an ignorant fool incapable to admit its own mistakes and attack to not be attacked.

Who knows with what kind of term or concept you will come out next time... aristo-re? LOL

You are not a match for me by any chance, so stick with people of your same low level.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#166715 Mar 10, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>There are original Scripture written in Aramaic.
You are just to Muhammadan to search for the facts.
Lets just suppose for the sake of argument that this was the case.

Where is this original scripture?

Why dont you learn Aramaic so that you can read it yourself?

And why did Mel Gibson have to rely on a JEWISH speaker rather than a Christian speaker of the language to assist him to make his movie?

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