Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

There are 253511 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.

bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#183756 Jul 28, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>If you worshiped God Muslim, you would know who it was that sent Jesus to die on the cross for the sins of the world.

John 3:16
New International Version (NIV)
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
We are back to square one. John 3:16 does not give you any support.

So, where is the Mother of All Lies written that it was the Will of the Father to send Jesus to die on the cross for your sins in the Father's Land, Pious Sinner?

Do we have any statement in your good book, such as:

"Here is my son with whom I am well pleased and I am going to send him to die on the cross for your sins"?
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#183758 Jul 28, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>If you worshiped God Muslim, you would know who it was that sent Jesus to die on the cross for the sins of the world.
John 3:16
New International Version (NIV)
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
I strongly recommend that John 3:16 be amended and re-written as:

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, who had done nothing wrong, to be sent to die on the cross for the sins of the world."

Please email Bible Gateway, straight away.

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#183759 Jul 28, 2013
bmz wrote:
<quoted text>
We are back to square one. John 3:16 does not give you any support.
So, where is the Mother of All Lies written that it was the Will of the Father to send Jesus to die on the cross for your sins in the Father's Land, Pious Sinner?
Do we have any statement in your good book, such as:
"Here is my son with whom I am well pleased and I am going to send him to die on the cross for your sins"?
The reason Jesus had to die for our sins was so that we could be forgiven and go to be with the Lord.

Jesus is God in flesh (John 1:1,14; Col. 2:9) and only God can satisfy the Law requirements of a perfect life and perfect sacrifice that cleanses us of our sins.

All people have sinned against God.
God is infinitely holy and righteous.

He must punish the sinner, the Law- breaker. If He didn't, then His law is not Law for there is no law that is a law without a punishment.

The punishment for breaking the Law is death, separation from God. Therefore, we sinners need a way to escape the righteous judgment of God.

Since we are stained by sin and cannot keep the Law of God, then the only one who could do what we cannot is God Himself.

That is why Jesus is God in flesh. He is both divine and human. He was made under the Law (Gal. 4:4) and He fulfilled it perfectly. Therefore, His sacrifice to God the Father on our behalf is of infinite value and is sufficient to cleanse all people from their sins and undo the offense to God.

Muslims need to understand that you must trust in Christ alone for the forgiveness of your sins; that you can do nothing on your own to merit salvation from God.

Muhammad lied to the Muslims.
Muhammad said if you do more good deeds then you sin, God will award you Paradise.

There is no such law given by God that says if you do more good deeds then the sins you committed God will award you Paradise.

Gods gift of mercy of forgiving whom God wills does not guarantee any one the award of Paradise.
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#183760 Jul 29, 2013
Seeker wrote:
01. I did not falter at all. There is nothing that excludes Jesus from being a fulfillment of those two prophecies. And, you only focused on the first part of Isaiah 9:6 while completely ignored the second, more relevant part of the titles ascribed to that person, and you KNOW you did that.

02. You did test them. You cannot find anything that automatically disqualifies Jesus from being that person prophesized, and that is my first rule. If you did, then I would automatically say that Jesus is not the person prophesized in those verses.

03. It doesn't matter how many matching points there are if there is a very important part that immediately disqualifies him. If you found something that immediately disqualifies Jesus from being the one prophesized in 9:6 and 7:14,

PS:
I said if some one says 2+3 = 5, will you agree with it?
From where you got that “-1”, by “faking and adding evidences”?
Okay, I think that's enough. You do not appear to be a very educated person and while you THINK you are being logical and reasonable, you really are not. If you couldn't properly grasp a mathematical example, then that says it all.


2.

I think this statement of yours says it all. Let me explain a basic rule of logical debate to you. I cannot be going off on a tangent by discussing the original point that the discussion was supposed to be about in the first place.
Ans.

01. Isaiah 9:6 and Isaiah 7:14:

My dear brother, I went in detail about both chapters of Isaiah 9 and 14 verse by verse, and showed that they do not refer to Jesus in any way.

a. Isaiah 9 speaks about a Deliverer of Israel and a King to sit on throne of David. You are just picking up one verse from the whole chapter, without any context and making this claim.

b. About Isaiah 14, the context does not show any prophesy at all, to be fulfilled after 800 years or so. It provides relief to King Ahaz "within 12-15 years". There is no mention of Virgin Birth and Emmanuel is not having any "inner meaning"

02. Now you are trying "reverse logic", instead of Jesus being prophesized, now you say "Nothing excludes him from being prophesized"!! So instead of "Qualifying, we work on Not being excluded"?

How will it "prove" that this prophesy is about him? A prophesy has both positive and negative angles, first you should check "does the candidate fulfills all the requirements AND then look at whether there are some things to "disqualify" him"

It seems my dear brother that you are changing rules, so as to "protect" Jesus!!


03. Is it not strange that you are not coming up with any more clear prophesies about Jesus, despite me asking you again and again.

Do you not think that we have gone over them again and again?

Or should I say that "there are no more very clear prophesies about Jesus in OT books except Isaiah 9:6 and 7:14"?

04. And this is "another beautiful reason" that Jesus shall fulfill "Throne part of the prophesy" when he shall return again. It is called "having your cake and eating it too"!!

So all those prophesies about "deliverer of Israel" have to wait till the second coming of Jesus?

I never know you can "cut and paste" one prophesy to make many prophesies!!

05.. If some one says 2+3 = 5, then he is telling a lie. It is as simple as that! Why we go on "inventing -1" and somehow "prove" that 2+3 =5?

PS:

My dear brother,

How can you convince Jews that Jesus has fulfilled only "One part of the prophesy" about 2000 years and back and the "balance" will be fulfilled just near the end of time.

The prophesy does not say so, it makes them as a single prophesy.

I think you are becoming a little incoherent.
bmz

Since: Mar 08

Singapore

#183761 Jul 29, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>The reason Jesus had to die for our sins was so that we could be forgiven and go to be with the Lord.
Jesus is God in flesh (John 1:1,14; Col. 2:9) and only God can satisfy the Law requirements of a perfect life and perfect sacrifice that cleanses us of our sins.
All people have sinned against God.
God is infinitely holy and righteous.
He must punish the sinner, the Law- breaker. If He didn't, then His law is not Law for there is no law that is a law without a punishment.
The punishment for breaking the Law is death, separation from God. Therefore, we sinners need a way to escape the righteous judgment of God.
Since we are stained by sin and cannot keep the Law of God, then the only one who could do what we cannot is God Himself.
That is why Jesus is God in flesh. He is both divine and human. He was made under the Law (Gal. 4:4) and He fulfilled it perfectly. Therefore, His sacrifice to God the Father on our behalf is of infinite value and is sufficient to cleanse all people from their sins and undo the offense to God.
Muslims need to understand that you must trust in Christ alone for the forgiveness of your sins; that you can do nothing on your own to merit salvation from God.
Muhammad lied to the Muslims.
Muhammad said if you do more good deeds then you sin, God will award you Paradise.
There is no such law given by God that says if you do more good deeds then the sins you committed God will award you Paradise.
Gods gift of mercy of forgiving whom God wills does not guarantee any one the award of Paradise.
Can you please cut all that Bull Shit out?

God is ready to forgive you, if you turn to God and that is what Mary's son said.

Forget that cock and bull story and read this extract from Isaiah 45:

We can see that clearly in Isaiah 45 through this extract:

21 Declare what is to be, present it—let them take counsel together.
Who foretold this long ago, who declared it from the distant past?

Was it not I, the Lord?

And there is no God apart from me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none but me.

*****22 “Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.*****

23 By myself I have sworn, my mouth has uttered in all integrity a word that will not be revoked:

Before me every knee will bow; by me every tongue will swear.

24 They will say of me,‘In the Lord alone are deliverance and strength.’”

Emphasis using *****, is mine to show that the way to be saved is to turn to the LORD Almighty.

And that is exactly the message of Qur'aan.
JOEL

India

#183762 Jul 29, 2013
Quran, Tanakh and Bible are for mentally ill people.
JOEL

India

#183763 Jul 29, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>

Leviticus 19:18 [HCSB]

18 Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh.
But, one is free to take revenge and bear a grudge against members of other communities who do not worship YHVH.

Evil and fanatical teachings.
MUQ

Qatif, Saudi Arabia

#183764 Jul 29, 2013
JOEL wrote:
Buddhism was voted by a panel of clerics drawn from every religion the Best Religion in the World in 2012. Priests across all religions cast their vote in favor of Buddhism. More on this later. The details are on the net. Check them out.
Buddhism is the "best religion" in the world, provided you do not look at what they are doing to Muslims in Burma!!

Buddhism is the "best religion" in the world provided you did not look at what they did in Sri Lanka to LTTE.

I know these "best religions" and window dressing. What about Bahaism and Qadianism? They might be second or third in the "popularity list"?

And where Hinduism was placed?
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#183768 Jul 29, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>If you worshiped God Muslim, you would know who it was that sent Jesus to die on the cross for the sins of the world.
John 3:16
New International Version (NIV)
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
In reality ...

For Christians claim that their God so loved the world that he arranged to have his one and only son killed, that whoever believes in him shall not die but have eternal life on earth....

Mission never took off because God does not have a son!

Any chance of sending a daughter?
truth

Thornlie, Australia

#183769 Jul 29, 2013
really
god don't have son

Are you joking?
How many Gods you have?
How many Masters you have?
How many Goddess you have?

desert=why scorpions liked desert?

Sahara is desert!
truth

Thornlie, Australia

#183770 Jul 29, 2013
http://biblehub.com/revelation/9-10.htm

Why Sahara stay in my mind?

oh i don't know
truth

Thornlie, Australia

#183771 Jul 29, 2013
http://biblehub.com/luke/10-19.htm

he set up his eyes on her..who
truth

Thornlie, Australia

#183772 Jul 29, 2013
https://www.google.com.au/search...

Muslim is rich
they think everybody is against them
no

think with your head
its not say to someone stupid
no
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#183773 Jul 29, 2013
Shamma wrote:
<quoted text>
Gods message is always the same Joe.
Leviticus 19:18 [HCSB]
18 Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh.
Your Pope is representing your views and beliefs, ok?
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory...

Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday, saying he wouldn't judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returned from his first foreign trip.

"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?" Francis asked.

His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, signed a document in 2005 that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests. Francis was much more conciliatory, saying gay clergymen should be forgiven and their sins forgotten.

Francis' remarks came Monday during a plane journey back to the Vatican from his first foreign trip in Brazil.

He was funny and candid during a news conference that lasted almost an hour and a half.
Alex123 WM

London, UK

#183774 Jul 29, 2013
Im so happy because tonite my BF will bring me to his home and will cook something delicious for me.....
I never felt so much in love of a man as I am with him. Hope one day he will ask me to marry him.
Willie Kissertits

Buffalo Grove, IL

#183775 Jul 29, 2013
"Jew Behind Lox" is the funniest book you will ever read about scams and lawyers. And for .99 cents, you can't go wrong. Kindle only.

http://www.amazon.com/Jew-Behind-Lox-ebook/dp...
uhuh

Jumilla, Spain

#183776 Jul 29, 2013
the oldest Septuagint mss of Isaiah 7:4 read "neanis" (young woman), not "parthenos" (virgin)

Matt 1:22
"All this is necessary to fulfill the prophecy: The parthenos shall conceive and bring forth a son"

aack! wrong! no prophesy of a virgin birth here lol
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#183777 Jul 29, 2013
In life what is important is TRUTH. So whenever an assertion is made the question is, is is TRUE?

If it is true then tough luck for those who do not like being uncomfortable because of TRUTH.

Those who claim that an assertion is false should prove that a particular claim is false.

Magic sideshows and other forms of deception is unacceptable and will only work to deceive the ignorant.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#183778 Jul 29, 2013
uhuh wrote:
the oldest Septuagint mss of Isaiah 7:4 read "neanis" (young woman), not "parthenos" (virgin)
Matt 1:22
"All this is necessary to fulfill the prophecy: The parthenos shall conceive and bring forth a son"
aack! wrong! no prophesy of a virgin birth here lol
Not only is the correct translation "young woman", they named him Jesus, not Emanuel. This child was supposed to be called Emanuel. It is one of the signs of the Messiahs' spiritual rebirth and means "God is with us". He was born on April 4, 1984, the same date given by George Orwell in his novel, 1984, the "acceptable year of the Lord". Isaiah 61:2.
susanblange

Norfolk, VA

#183779 Jul 29, 2013
Alex123 WM wrote:
<quoted text>
In reality ...
For Christians claim that their God so loved the world that he arranged to have his one and only son killed, that whoever believes in him shall not die but have eternal life on earth....
Mission never took off because God does not have a son!
Any chance of sending a daughter?
LOL AMEN!

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