The quran and the bible are two of the most important religious texts in history. They both tell the story of Jesus, but many people believe that the stories are very different from one another. Some people think that the quran and bible cannot be reconciled to one another, while others believe that they can be. In this article, we will be looking at Jesus Vs Muhammad.
The Quran is the holy book of Islam, while the Bible is the holy book of Judaism and Christianity. Both books were written by men who claimed to be receiving divine inspiration. We’ll also see Jesus Vs Isa in this piece.
The Quran contains 114 suras or chapters, which are divided into 6,200 verses. It was written by Muhammad ibn Abdullah (also known as Prophet Muhammad) between A.D. 610 and his death in A.D. 632. The Arabic word “Quran” means “recitation.” However, it is not a book of history or biography but rather contains laws, rules, and stories which were revealed to Muhammad by an angel named Gabriel over a period of 20 years (610-632).
The Bible is composed of 66 books: 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament; however, only 39 are considered canonical (that is, accepted by all major Christian denominations). The oldest version that exists today was written around 200 B.C., so it has been translated many times since then as languages have changed over time.
Jesus In The Quran Vs Bible Pdf
Jesus comes through as a prophet and messenger of Allah, with whom Allah has established unique relationship and about whom the last word is not yet spoken.
The Quran comes through as a great defender of what it reveals as the true nature and identity of Jesus, against different and conflicting misrepresentations of Jesus by rival Christian groups. The Quran presents a Jesus in whom Allah is greatly interested.
Allah identifies and prepares Mary the mother of Jesus and entrusts her to the care of Zachariah. Allah gives a gift of a son to Zachariah in their old age; this son is John and called “Yahya” in the Quran. Allah then gives a Word from Himself to Mary. This word from Allah given to Mary becomes Jesus a son born of a virgin mother. Allah himself through the ministry of Angels and nature arranges for and takes care of Mary’s confinement and post- delivery care till Allah presents her back to her people with her infant son Jesus who as an infant miraculously spoke in defense of his mother.
The Quran presents a Jesus who delivers a message to the children of Israel only. A Jesus who performs miracles and a Jesus who is rescued by Allah from the threat of being crucified by the Jews Allah takes Jesus unto Himself and before the day of judgement Jesus will come to do the will of Allah.
After reading all the references of Jesus in the Quran, one develops an interest in this Prophet and Messenger of Allah and asks many questions about him.
However, the Quran is silent. This silence of the Quran about so much historical information about Jesus becomes very loud and problematic.
Jesus Vs Muhammad
The times of Jesus and Mohammed are very different from one another. We know that Mohammed lived roughly 600 years after the birth of Christ. When compared side by side, the teachings and philosophies of Jesus and Mohammed couldn’t be more different.
Let’s start with the tragic ending for these two exceptional people. On the third day after being crucified by the Romans, Jesus is believed to have risen from the dead. In contrast, Mohammed is reported to have passed away while held by one of his wives.
After Jesus overheard God’s voice, He boldly ventured into the desert to be tested by Satan. But Mohammed was terrified and even contemplated suicide when he heard God speaking to him. Jesus claimed to be God’s Son, and Mohammed proclaimed himself to be God’s messenger.
While Jesus received his teachings from God himself, Mohammed was guided by an angel.
In contrast to Mohammed, who had 11 wives, Jesus never tied the knot.
Jesus is credited with a wide range of miracles, including the restoration of life, the healing of the sick, and the stilling of violent weather. We have no evidence that Mohammed ever performed any miracles. It is commonly agreed that Jesus did not sin at any point during His life on earth.
According to Mohammed, the Five Pillars of Islam are all that stand between a person and eternal damnation. His message was that individual effort was what ultimately earned salvation. According to what Jesus had taught, God made people in His image and brought them into His family as cherished offspring.
Mohammed, on the other hand, is said to have been given permission from Allah to wage war in order to protect the religion and unite the people, while Jesus was preaching love, grace, forgiveness, and tolerance.
1.On the third day after being crucified by the Romans, Jesus was reported to have risen from the dead. However, Mohammed is believed to have been murdered by one of his wives.
2.Both Jesus and Mohammed claimed to be divinely inspired, with Jesus claiming to be the Son of God and Mohammed claiming to be the messenger of God.
3.Many miracles are attributed to Jesus, but no such feats are attributed to Mohammed.
4.Mohammed was a human being who committed sins just like everyone else, but Jesus was without sin in His life.
The fact that Jesus never married while Mohammed had over 20 wives.
Jesus Vs Isa
We can draw parallels between Jesus and Isa (the Jesus of the Koran),
Examining the answers to three questions helps us distinguish between the two.
Just who is He?
Holy Spirit conception; birth without a father (Isa. 7:14; Matt. 1:18-23; Luke 1:35).
Like Adam, Jesus was conceived, developed, and born entirely within the body of Mary (Surah 3:59; 19:20-22; 21:91).
Sacred Beloved (Matt. 3:17; John 10:30).
Mary’s Baby (called by this name 23 times in Islamic scriptures; for example, Surah 34:45).
Saying that Allah is a father or has children is the unforgivable sin of shirk (see Surah 19:88-92; 112:3).
Eternal (John 8:58; John 17:5). (John 8:58; John 17:5).
Like Adam, I was fashioned from the dirt (Surah 3:59).
Holy Spirit is of the same nature and eternity as God the Father (John 1:1-14; Col. 1:15-20; Phil. 2:5-11; Heb. 1:1-13).
A man alone, a prophet. To make Jesus God is to commit the unforgivable sin of shirk. There is no Trinity in Allah (Surah 4:171; 5:73, 116).
God (John 1:1; John 10:30). (John 1:1; John 10:30).
Certainly not the Creator (Surah 5:17, 72-3, 75). In the Quran, Jesus is described as an apostle sent by Allah (4:171). (Surah 5:75; 19:30).
Much more impressive than any man (Matt. 12:42).
An outstanding prophet, though not on par with Muhammad. Jesus followed Islam and prayed to Allah (Surah 3:51; 9:30).
a.k.a. The Anointed One (Matt. 16:16-7; John 20:31).
Jew-only messiah who, upon his return, will declare Islam the world religion and set it up globally.
The Path, the Truth, and Eternal Life (John 14:6).
declared the truth (of Islam).
Holy Saviour of the Universe (Luke 2:11; John 4:42; Acts 5:31).
Human messenger; prophet of Allah.
Sinless (2 Cor. 5:21; Heb. 4:15). (2 Cor. 5:21; Heb. 4:15).
Just; obedient to Allah, as were all the prophets (Surah 3:45, 49; 4:158).
When Did He Do That?
The Son of God took on human form while preserving His divine nature (John 1:14).
Simply consisted of flesh. Made by Allah from a bit of dirt (Surah 3:59).
Praised the Lord as Father (John 5:18; 8:54; 20:17).
invoked Allah as his master and idolized him (Surah 5:75).
Jesus Christ, in order to establish His credentials as the Messiah and to give His followers a taste of the heavenly kingdom, worked miracles (John 2:11; Acts 2:22).
made miraculous events happen as “proof from God” (Surah 3:49; 5:110).
The one who took our place on the cross and paid the price for our sins (1 Cor. 15:3; 2 Cor. 5:21).
Didn’t give up the ghost on the cross. Theories abound as to what actually happened to him, such as that he hid while one of his companions died in his stead, that Allah transformed Judas Iscariot into a lookalike of Jesus, or that Simon of Cyrene acted as a standin for Jesus. No need to seek atonement for sins (Surah 17:15; 35:18).
Manifested a literal resurrection from death (Matt. 12:38-40; Rom. 1:4; 1 Cor. 15:4-8; 1 Peter 1:18-21).
He ascended to heaven after His resurrection and is now seated at the right hand of the Father (Matt. 26:64; Mark 16:19; Acts 7:55-6).
Islam teaches that he was taken up to heaven around the time Christians believe he was crucified. Both those who believe he is still in heaven and those who believe he was sent back to Earth, where he died of natural causes, exist.
Will one day return bodily and visibly to set up His earthly throne (Matt. 24:30-1; Rev. 19:11-21).
Will come back to spread Islam and establish Islam on Earth. Will vanquish the Antichrist, wipe out all swine, smash all crosses, and usher in a thousand years of peace and prosperity. Some go on to say that after this he will die and be buried next to Muhammad.
Why Does It Even Matter?
Sin is the root cause of all of humanity’s problems, including both physical and eternal demise (Rom. 3:10, 23; 5:12; 6:23).
Naturally, humans do not act corruptly. The problem facing humanity is not sin but rather a lack of understanding of the teachings of Islam.
God’s grace and faith in Christ’s atoning sacrifice bring about forgiveness of sins and eternal life (John 3:16; 5:24; Rom. 4:4-5; Eph. 2:8-9; Titus 3:5-7).
Allah would never permit such a tragic end for his prophet. By submitting to Allah and doing good deeds, one can earn forgiveness of sins and eternal life without the need for atonement (Surah 11:114; 17:15; 35:18).
If you want to be saved, you must come to Jesus (John 14:6; Rom. 3:24-26).
It’s important to remember that Jesus was just a man, albeit a morally upstanding one, a prophet, and a devout follower of Allah (Surah 3:51; 19:30).
Everyone who believes in Jesus Christ can be saved at no cost to them (Rom. 10:13).
To put it bluntly, Allah forgives whom he wills and punishes whom he wills; from the perspective of humankind, our eternal destiny is predetermined in advance (Surah 11:114).
God has promised to save us, and God has the power to keep us saved, so Christians can rest assured that they will spend eternity in heaven (John 5:24; 10:28; 1 Peter 1:3-5).
Forever, the only safety is in Jihad (Surah 3:157).
People are never forced into worshipping God because of his benevolence (Matt. 11:28-30).
People could be coerced into worshiping (Surah 2:193; 9:29).