When a certain amount of research finally yields a theory, academia dictates that this theory must face rigorous testing. If it fails then it must be either modified and retested, or abandoned altogether.

But studies of Islaam [done by non-Muslims] are unfortunately littered with ill-conceived theories that have ascended to the point of almost becoming hard facts, even when they fail on several counts.

[For example] Professor Wensinck comments on the famous hadeeth regarding the five pillars of Islaam:

“Islaam has been built on five pillars: testifying there is no god but Allaah, performing the prayers, paying the zakaah, fasting Ramadhaan, and making the pilgrimage to the House (Ka’bah).” [Saheeh Muslim]

He views this as spurious since it contains the kaimah shahaadah (bearing testimony that there is no god but Allaah). According to his view, the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad introduced the kalimah only after coming across some Christians in Syria who employed a declaration of faith, this thieving this idea from the Christians to develop one of the core pillars of Islaam.

Confronted with the problem that the kalimah shahaadah is also part of the tashahhud in the daily prayers, Wensinck put forward another theory instead of modifying his earlier one: the prayer was standardised after the Prophet’s death [see Wensinck, Muslim Creed, p. 19-32].

Perhaps a further theory is required, since Wensinck has not explained the existence of the kalimah in the adhaan and the iqaamah, nor when these two were introduced into Islaam!

[“The History of The Quranic Text”, by M. M. Al-Azami, see preface p. xix]

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There are a number of examples of polygamous marriages among the Prophets recorded in the Torah.

According to Father Eugene Hillman:

“Nowhere in the New Testament is there any explicit commandment that marriage should be monogamous or any explicit commandment forbidding polygamy.” [Polygamy Reconsidered, p.140]

Below are examples of polygamous marriages in the Bible:

Prophet Abraham had two wives:

“So after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai, Abram’s wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife.” [Genesis 16:13]

Prophet David is likewise said to have been polygamous:

“And David dwelt with Achish at Gat, he and his men, every man with his household, and David with his two wives, Ahin’o-am of Jezreel, and Abigail of Carmel, Nabal’s widow.” [1st Samuel 27:3 ]

Solomon is said to have had:

“… seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines.” [1st Kings 11:3]

Solomon’s son, Rehobo’am, also had a number of wives:

“Rehobo’am loved Ma’acah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and concubines (he took eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and had twenty eight sons and sixty daughters).” [2nd Chronicles 11:21]

The only restriction on polygamy was the ban on taking a wife’s sister as a rival wife. In the bible we read:

“And you shall not take a woman as a rival wife to her sister, uncovering her nakedness while her sister is yet alive.” [Leviticus 18:18]

Islaam limited polygamy to a maximum of four wives at one time and stipulated the maintenance of justice as a basic condition for polygamy. Allaah says:

Marry women of  your choice, two, three or four. But if you fear that you will not be able to deal justly, then [marry only] one…” [4:3]

[Taken from “The True Message Of Jesus” by Bilal Philips]

The Book Of Kings

[1 Kings 2:24-25] Solomon has Adonijah murdered.

[1 Kings 2:29-34] Solomon has Joab murdered.

[1 Kings 2:46] Solomon has Shime-i murdered.

[1 Kings 13:15-24] A man is killed by a lion for eating bread and drinking water in a place where the Lord had previously told him not to. This is in spite of the fact that the man had subsequently been lied to by a prophet who told the man that an angel of the Lord said that it would be all right to eat and drink there!!! WHAT?!

1 Samuel And 2 Samuel

[2 Sameul 12:1, 19] The Lord strikes David’s child dead for the sin that David has committed.

[1 Sameul 6:19] God kills seventy men (or so) for looking into the Ark (at him?). (Note: The early Israelites apparently thought the Ark to be God’s abode.)

[1 Sameul 15:3, 7-8] “This is what the Lord says: Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have; do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass ….’ And Saul … utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.” !!!

[1 Sameul 14:31] Jonathan and his men strike down the Philistines.

[1 Sameul 15:33] “Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the Lord ….”

[1 Sameul 18:7] The women sing as they make merry: “Saul has slain his thousands and David his ten thousands.”

[1 Sameul 18:27] David murders 200 Philistines, then cuts off their foreskins.

[1 Sameul 30:17] David smites the Amalekites.

[2 Sameul 4:7-8] Rechan and Baanah kill Ish-bosheth, behead him, and take his head to David.

[2 Sameul 4:12] David has Rechan and Baanah killed, their hands and feet cut off, and their bodies hanged by the pool at Hebron.

[2 Sameul 5:25] “And David did as the Lord commanded him, and smote the Philistines ….”

[2 Sameul 8:1-18] (A listing of some of David’s murderous conquests.)

[2 Sameul 8:4] David hamstrung all but a few of the horses.

[2 Sameul 8:5] David slew 22,000 Syrians.

[2 Sameul 8:13] David slew 18,000 Edomites in the valley of salt and made the rest slaves.

[2 Sameul 10:18] David slew 47,000+ Syrians.

1. Who incited David to count the fighting men of Israel?

  • God did (2 Samuel 24: 1)
  • Satan did (I Chronicles 2 1:1)

2. In that count how many fighting men were found in Israel?

  • Eight hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9)
  • One million, one hundred thousand (I Chronicles 21:5)

3. How many fighting men were found in Judah?

  • Five hundred thousand (2 Samuel 24:9)
  • Four hundred and seventy thousand (I Chronicles 21:5)

4. God sent his prophet to threaten David with how many years of famine?

  • Seven (2 Samuel 24:13)
  • Three (I Chronicles 21:12)

5. How old was Ahaziah when he began to rule over Jerusalem?

  • Twenty-two (2 Kings 8:26)
  • Forty-two (2 Chronicles 22:2)

6. How old was Jehoiachin when he became king of Jerusalem?

  • Eighteen (2 Kings 24:8)
  • Eight (2 Chronicles 36:9)

7. How long did he rule over Jerusalem?

  • Three months (2 Kings 24:8)
  • Three months and ten days (2 Chronicles 36:9)

8. The chief of the mighty men of David lifted up his spear and killed how many men at one time?

  • Eight hundred (2 Samuel 23:8)
  • Three hundred (I Chronicles 11: 11)

9. When did David bring the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem? Before defeating the Philistines or after?

  • After (2 Samuel 5 and 6)
  • Before (I Chronicles 13 and 14)

10. How many pairs of clean animals did God tell Noah to take into the Ark?

  • Two (Genesis 6:19, 20)
  • Seven (Genesis 7:2). But despite this last instruction only two pairs went into the ark (Genesis 7:8-9)

11. When David defeated the King of Zobah, how many horsemen did he capture?

  • One thousand and seven hundred (2 Samuel 8:4)
  • Seven thousand (I Chronicles 18:4)

12. How many stalls for horses did Solomon have?

  • Forty thousand (I Kings 4:26)
  • Four thousand (2 chronicles 9:25)

13. In what year of King Asa’s reign did Baasha, King of Israel die?

  • Twenty-sixth year  (I Kings 15:33 – 16:8)
  • Still alive in the thirty-sixth year (2 Chronicles 16:1)

14. How many overseers did Solomon appoint for the work of building the temple?

  • Three thousand six hundred (2 Chronicles 2:2)
  • Three thousand three hundred (I Kings 5:16)

15. Solomon built a facility containing how many baths?

  • Two thousand (1 Kings 7:26)
  • Over three thousand (2 Chronicles 4:5)

16. Of the Israelites who were freed from the Babylonian captivity, how many were the children of Pahrath-Moab?

  • Two thousand eight hundred and twelve (Ezra 2:6)
  • Two thousand eight hundred and eighteen (Nehemiah 7:11)

17. How many were the children of Zattu?

  • Nine hundred and forty-five (Ezra 2:8)
  • Eight hundred and forty-five (Nehemiah 7:13)

18. How many were the children of Azgad?

  • One thousand two hundred and twenty-two (Ezra 2:12)
  • Two thousand three hundred and twenty-two (Nehemiah 7:17)

19. How many were the children of Adin?

  • Four hundred and fifty-four (Ezra 2:15)
  • Six hundred and fifty-five (Nehemiah 7:20)

20. How many were the children of Hashum?

  • Two hundred and twenty-three (Ezra 2:19)
  • Three hundred and twenty-eight (Nehemiah 7:22)

21. How many were the children of Bethel and Ai?

  • Two hundred and twenty-three (Ezra 2:28)
  • One hundred and twenty-three (Nehemiah 7:32)

22. Ezra 2:64 and Nehemiah 7:66 agree that the total number of the whole assembly was 42,360. Yet the numbers do not add up to anything close. The totals obtained from each book is as follows:

  • 29,818 (Ezra)
  • 31,089 (Nehemiah)

23. How many singers accompanied the assembly?

  • Two hundred (Ezra 2:65)
  • Two hundred and forty-five (Nehemiah 7:67)

24. What was the name of King Abijahs mother?

  • Michaiah, daughter of Uriel of Gibeah (2 Chronicles 13:2)
  • Maachah, daughter of Absalom (2 Chronicles 11:20) But Absalom had only one daughter whose name was Tamar (2 Samuel 14:27)

25. Did Joshua and the Israelites capture Jerusalem?

  • Yes (Joshua 10:23, 40)
  • No (Joshua 15:63)

26. Who was the father of Joseph, husband of Mary?

  • Jacob (Matthew 1:16)
  • Hell (Luke 3:23)

27. Jesus descended from which son of David?

  • Solomon (Matthew 1:6)
  • Nathan(Luke3:31)

28. Who was the father of Shealtiel?

  • Jechoniah (Matthew 1:12)
  • Neri (Luke 3:27)

29. Which son of Zerubbabel was an ancestor of Jesus Christ?

  • Abiud (Matthew 1: 13)
  • Rhesa (Luke 3:27) But the seven sons of Zerubbabel are as follows: i.Meshullam, ii. Hananiah, iii. Hashubah, iv. Ohel, v.Berechiah, vi. Hasadiah, viii. Jushabhesed (I Chronicles 3:19, 20). The names Abiud and Rhesa do not fit in anyway.

30. Who was the father of Uzziah?

  • Joram (Matthew 1:8)
  • Amaziah (2 Chronicles 26:1)

31. Who was the father of Jechoniah?

  • Josiah (Matthew 1:11)
  • Jeholakim (I Chronicles 3:16)

32. How many generations were there from the Babylonian exile until Christ?

  • Matthew says fourteen (Matthew 1:17)
  • But a careful count of the generations reveals only thirteen (see Matthew 1: 12-16)

33. Who was the father of Shelah?

  • Cainan (Luke 3:35-36)
  • Arphaxad (Genesis II: 12)

34. Was John the Baptist Elijah who was to come?

  • Yes (Matthew II: 14, 17:10-13)
  • No (John 1:19-21)

35. Would Jesus inherit Davids throne?

  • Yes. So said the angel (Luke 1:32)
  • No, since he is a descendant of Jehoiakim (see Matthew 1: I 1, I Chronicles 3:16). And Jehoiakim was cursed by God so that none of his descendants can sit upon Davids throne (Jeremiah 36:30)

36. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on how many animals?

  • One – a colt (Mark 11:7; cf Luke 19:3 5). And they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their garments on it; and he sat upon it.
  • Two – a colt and an ass (Matthew 21:7). They brought the ass and the colt and put their garments on them and he sat thereon.

37. How did Simon Peter find out that Jesus was the Christ?

  • By a revelation from heaven (Matthew 16:17)
  • His brother Andrew told him (John 1:41)

38. Where did Jesus first meet Simon Peter and Andrew?

  • By the sea of Galilee (Matthew 4:18-22)
  • On the banks of river Jordan (John 1:42). After that, Jesus decided to go to Galilee (John 1:43)

39. When Jesus met Jairus was Jairus daughter already dead?

  • Yes. Matthew 9:18 quotes him as saying, My daughter has just died.
  • No. Mark 5:23 quotes him as saying, My little daughter is at the point of death.

40. Did Jesus allow his disciples to keep a staff on their journey?

  • Yes (Mark 6:8)
  • No (Matthew 10:9; Luke 9:3)

41. Did Herod think that Jesus was John the Baptist?

  • Yes (Matthew 14:2; Mark 6:16)
  • No (Luke 9:9)

42. Did John the Baptist recognize Jesus before his baptism?

  • Yes (Matthew 3:13-14)
  • No (John 1:32,33)

43. Did John the Baptist recognize Jesus after his baptism?

  • Yes (John 1:32, 33)
  • No (Matthew 11:2)

44. According to the Gospel of John, what did Jesus say about bearing his own witness?

  • If I bear witness to myself, my testimony is not true (John 5:3 1)
  • Even if I do bear witness to myself, my testimony is true (John 8:14)

45. When Jesus entered Jerusalem did he cleanse the temple that same day?

  • Yes (Matthew 21:12)
  • No. He went into the temple and looked around, but since it was very late he did nothing. Instead, he went to Bethany to spend the night and returned the next morning to cleanse the temple (Mark I 1:1- 17)

46. The Gospels say that Jesus cursed a fig tree. Did the tree wither at once?

  • Yes. (Matthew 21:19)
  • No. It withered overnight (Mark II: 20)

47. Did Judas kiss Jesus?

  • Yes (Matthew 26:48-50)
  • No. Judas could not get close enough to Jesus to kiss him (John 18:3-12)

48. What did Jesus say about Peters denial?

  • The cock will not crow till you have denied me three times (John 13:38)
  • Before the cock crows twice you will deny me three times (Mark 14:30) . When the cock crowed once, the three denials were not yet complete (see Mark 14:72). Therefore prediction (a) failed.

49. Did Jesus bear his own cross?

  • Yes (John 19:17)
  • No (Matthew 27:31-32)

50. Did Jesus die before the curtain of the temple was torn?

  • Yes (Matthew 27:50-51; Mark lS:37-38)
  • No. After the curtain was torn, then Jesus crying with a loud voice, said, Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit! And having said this he breathed his last (Luke23:45-46)

51. Did Jesus say anything secretly?

  • No. I have said nothing secretly (John 18:20)
  • Yes. He did not speak to them without a parable, but privately to his own disciples he explained everything (Mark 4:34). The disciples asked him Why do you speak to them in parables? He said, To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given (Matthew 13: 1 0-11)

52. Where was Jesus at the sixth hour on the day of the crucifixion?

  • On the cross (Mark 15:23)
  • In Pilates court (John 19:14)

53. The gospels say that two thieves were crucified along with Jesus. Did both thieves mock Jesus?

  • Yes (Mark 15:32)
  • No. One of them mocked Jesus, the other defended Jesus (Luke 23:43)

54. Did Jesus ascend to Paradise the same day of the crucifixion?

  • Yes. He said to the thief who defended him, Today you will be with me in Paradise (Luke 23:43)
  • No. He said to Mary Magdelene two days later, I have not yet ascended to the Father (John 20:17)

55. When Paul was on the road to Damascus he saw a light and heard a voice. Did those who were with him hear the voice?

  • Yes (Acts9:7)
  • No (Acts22:9)

56. When Paul saw the light he fell to the ground. Did his traveling companions also fall to the ground?

  • Yes (Acts 26:14)
  • No (Acts 9:7)

57. Did the voice spell out on the spot what Pauls duties were to be?

  • Yes (Acts 26:16-18)
  • No. The voice commanded Paul to go into the city of Damascus and there he will be told what he must do. (Acts9:7;22: 10)

58. When the Israelites dwelt in Shittin they committed adultery with the daughters of Moab. God struck them with a plague. How many people died in that plague?

  • Twenty-four thousand (Numbers 25:1 and 9)
  • Twenty-three thousand (I Corinthians 10:8)

59. How many members of the house of Jacob came to Egypt?

  • Seventy souls (Genesis 4 & 27)
  • Seventy-five souls (Acts 7:14)

60. What did Judas do with the blood money he received for betraying Jesus?

  • He bought a field (Acts 1: 18)
  • He threw all of it into the temple and went away. The priests could not put the blood money into the temple treasury, so they used it to buy a field to bury strangers (Matthew 27:5)

61. How did Judas die?

  • After he threw the money into the temple he went away and hanged himself (Matthew 27:5)
  • After he bought the field with the price of his evil deed he fell headlong and burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out (Acts 1:18)

62. Why is the field called Field of Blood?

  • Because the priests bought it with the blood money (Matthew 27:8)
  • Because of the bloody death of Judas therein (Acts 1:19)

63. Who is a ransom for whom?

  • The Son of Man came…to give his life as a ransom for many (Mark 10:45). Christ Jesus who gave himself as a ransom for all… (I Timothy 2:5-6)
  • The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and the faithless for the upright (Proverbs 21:18)

64. Is the law of Moses useful?

  • Yes. All scripture is… profitable… (2 Timothy 3:16)
  • No. . . . A former commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness… (Hebrews 7:18)

65. What was the exact wording on the cross?

  • This is Jesus the King of the Jews (Matthew 27:37)
  • The King of the Jews (Mark 15:26)
  • This is the King of the Jews (Luke 23:38)
  • Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews (John 19:19)

66. Did Herod want to kill John the Baptist?

  • Yes (Matthew 14:5)
  • No. It was Herodias, the wife of Herod who wanted to kill him. But Herod knew that he was a righteous man and kept him safe (Mark 6:20)

67. Who was the tenth disciple of Jesus in the list of twelve?

  • Thaddaeus (Matthew 10: 1-4; Mark 3:13 -19)
  • Judas son of James is the corresponding name in Lukes gospel (Luke 6:12-16)

68. Jesus saw a man sitat the tax collectors office and called him to be his disciple. What was his name?

  • Matthew (Matthew 9:9)
  • Levi (Mark 2:14; Luke 5:27)

69. Was Jesus crucified on the daytime before the Passover meal or the daytime after?

  • After (Mark 14:12-17)
  • Before. Before the feast of the Passover (John 1) Judas went out at night (John 13:30). The other disciples thought he was going out to buy supplies to prepare for the Passover meal (John 13:29). When Jesus was arrested, the Jews did not enter Pilates judgment hail because they wanted to stay clean to eat the Passover (John 18:28). When the judgment was pronounced against Jesus, it was about the sixth hour on the day of Preparation for the Passover (John 19:14)

70. Did Jesus pray to The Father to prevent the crucifixion?

  • Yes. (Matthew 26:39; Mark 14:36; Luke 22:42)
  • No. (John 12:27)

71. In the gospels which say that Jesus prayed to avoid the cross, how many times did he move away from his disciples to pray?

  • Three (Matthew 26:36-46 and Mark 14:32-42)
  • One. No opening is left for another two times. (Luke 22:39-46)

72. Matthew and Mark agree that Jesus went away and prayed three times. What were the words of the second prayer?

  • Mark does not give the words but he says that the words were the same as the first prayer (Mark 14:3 9)
  • Matthew gives us the words, and we can see that they are not the same as in the first (Matthew 26:42)

73. What did the centurion say when Jesus dies?

  • Certainly this man was innocent (Luke 23:47)
  • Truly this man was the Son of God (Mark 15:39)

74. When Jesus said My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken Me ? in what language did he speak?

  • Hebrew: the words are Eloi, Eloi ..(Matthew 27:46)
  • Aramaic: the words are Eloi, Eloi .. (Mark   15:34)

75. According to the gospels, what were the last words of Jesus before he died?

  • Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit! (Luke 23:46)
  • “It is finished” (John 19:30)

76. When Jesus entered Capernaum he healed the slave of a centurion. Did the centurion come personally to request Jesus for this?

  • Yes (Matthew 8:5)
  • No. He sent some elders of the Jews and his friends (Luke 7:3,6)

77.

  • Adam was told that if and when he eats the forbidden fruit he would die the same day (Genesis 2:17)
  • Adam ate the fruit and went on to live to a ripe old age of 930 years (Genesis 5:5)

78.

  • God decided that the life-span of humans will be limited to 120 years (Genesis 6:3)
  • Many people born after that lived longer than 120. Arpachshad lived 438 years. His son Shelah lived 433 years. His son Eber lived 464 years, etc. (Genesis 11:12-16)

79. Apart from Jesus did anyone else ascend to heaven?

  • No (John 3:13)
  • Yes. And Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven (2 Kings 2:11)

80. Who was high priest when David went into the house of God and ate the consecrated bread?

  • Abiathar (Mark 2:26)
  • Ahimelech, the father of Abiathar (I Samuel 1:1; 22:20)

81. Was Jesus body wrapped in spices before burial in accordance with Jewish burial customs?

  • Yes and his female disciples witnessed his burial (John 19:39-40)
  • No. Jesus was simply wrapped in a linen shroud. Then the women bought and prepared spices so that they may go and anoint him [Jesus) (Mark 16: 1)

82. When did the women buy the spices?

  • After the Sabbath was past (Mark 16:1)
  • Before the Sabbath. The women prepared spices and ointments. Then, on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment (Luke 23:55 to 24:1)

83. At what time of day did the women visit the tomb?

  • Toward the dawn (Matthew 28: 1)
  • When the sun had risen (Mark 16:2)

84. What was the purpose for which the women went to the tomb?

  • To anoint Jesus body with spices (Mark 16: 1; Luke 23:55 to 24: 1)
  • To see the tomb. Nothing about spices here (Matthew 28: 1)
  • For no specified reason. In this gospel the wrapping with spices had been done before the Sabbath (John 20: 1)

85. A large stone was placed at the entrance of the tomb. Where was the stone when the women arrived?

  • They saw that the stone was Rolled back (Mark 16:4) They found the stone rolled away from the tomb (Luke 24:2) They saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb (John 20:1)
  • As the women approached, an angel descended from heaven, rolled away the stone, and conversed with the women. Matthew made the women witness the spectacular rolling away of the stone (Matthew 28:1-6)

86. Did anyone tell the women what happened to Jesus body?

  • Yes. A young man in a white robe (Mark 16:5). Two men … in dazzling apparel later described as angels (Luke 24:4 and 24:23). An angel – the one who rolled back the stone (Matthew 16:2). In each case the women were told that Jesus had risen from the dead (Matthew 28:7; Mark 16:6; Luke 24:5 footnote)
  • No. Mary met no one and returned saying, They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him (John 20:2)

87. When did Mary Magdelene first meet the resurrected Jesus? And how did she react?

  • Mary and the other women met Jesus on their way back from their first and only visit to the tomb. They took hold of his feet and worshipped him (Matthew 28:9)
  • On her second visit to the tomb Mary met Jesus just outside the tomb. When she saw Jesus she did not recognize him. She mistook him for the gardener. She still thinks that Jesus body is laid to rest somewhere and she demands to know where. But when Jesus said her name she at once recognized him and called him Teacher. Jesus said to her, Do not hold me… (John 20:11 to 17)

88. What was Jesus instruction for his disciples?

  • Tell my brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see me (Matthew 2 8: 10)
  • Go to my brethren and say to them, I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God (John 20:17)

89. When did the disciples return to Galilee?

  • Immediately, because when they saw Jesus in Galilee some doubted (Matthew 28:17). This period of uncertainty should not persist
  • After at least 40 days. That evening the disciples were still in Jerusalem (Luke 24:3 3). Jesus appeared to them there and told them, stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high (Luke 24:49). He was appearing to them during forty days (Acts 1:3), and charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise … (Acts 1:4)

90. To whom did the Midianites sell Joseph?

  • To the Ishmaelites (Genesis 37:28)
  • To Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh (Genesis 37:36)

91. Who brought Joseph to Egypt?

  • The Ishmaelites bought Joseph and then took Joseph to Egypt (Genesis 37:28)
  • The Midianites had sold him in Egypt (Genesis 37:36)
  • Joseph said to his brothers I am your brother, Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt (Genesis 45:4)

92. Does God change his mind?

  • Yes. The word of the Lord came to Samuel: I repent that I have made Saul King… (I Samuel 15:10 to 11)
  • No. God will not lie or repent; for he is not a man, that he should repent (I Samuel 15:29)

Yes. And the Lord repented that he had made Saul King over Israel (I Samuel 15:35). Notice that the above three quotes are all from the same chapter of the same book! In addition, the Bible shows that God repented on several other occasions:

i. The Lord was sorry that he made man (Genesis 6:6)

I am sorry that I have made them (Genesis 6:7)

ii. And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do to his people (Exodus 32:14).

iii. (Lots of other such references).

93. The Bible says that for each miracle Moses and Aaron demonstrated the magicians did the same by their secret arts. Then comes the following feat:

  • Moses and Aaron converted all the available water into blood (Exodus 7:20-21)
  • The magicians did the same (Exodus 7:22). This is impossible, since there would have been no water left to convert into blood.

94. Who killed Goliath?

  • David (I Samuel 17:23, 50)
  • Elhanan (2 Samuel 21:19)

95. Who killed Saul?

  • Saul took his own sword and fell upon it…. Thus Saul died… (I Samuel 31:4-6)
  • An Amalekite slew him (2 Samuel 1:1- 16)

96. Does every man sin?

  • Yes. There is no man who does not sin (I Kings 8:46; see also 2 Chronicles 6:36; Proverbs 20:9; Ecclesiastes 7:20; and I John 1:810)
  • No. True Christians cannot possibly sin, because they are the children of God. Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God.. (I John 5:1). We should be called children of God; and so we are (I John 3: 1). He who loves is born of God (I John 4:7). No one born of God commits sin; for Gods nature abides in him, and he cannot sin because he is born of God (I John 3:9). But, then again, Yes! If we say we have no sin we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us (I John 1:8)

97. Who will bear whose burden?

  • Bear one anothers burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2)
  • Each man will have to bear his own load (Galatians 6:5)

98. How many disciples did Jesus appear to after his resurrection?

  • Twelve (I Corinthians 15:5)
  • Eleven (Matthew 27:3-5 and Acts 1:9-26, see also Matthew 28:16; Mark 16:14 footnote; Luke 24:9; Luke 24:3 3)

99. Where was Jesus three days after his baptism?

  • After his baptism, the spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. And he was in the wilderness forty days … (Mark 1:12-13)
  • Next day after the baptism, Jesus selected two disciples. Second day: Jesus went to Galilee – two more disciples. Third day: Jesus was at a wedding feast in Cana in Galilee (see John 1:35; 1:43; 2:1-11)

100. Was baby Jesus life threatened in Jerusalem?

  • Yes, so Joseph fled with him to Egypt and stayed there until Herod died (Matthew 2:13 23)
  • No. The family fled nowhere. They calmly presented the child at the Jerusalem temple according to the Jewish customs and returned to Galilee (Luke 2:21-40)

101. When Jesus walked on water how did the disciples respond?

  • They worshipped him, saying, Truly you are the Son of God (Matthew 14:33)
  • They were utterly astounded, for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened (Mark 6:51-52)

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According to the bible, women must dress modestly and decently, without any glamour:

[1 Timothy 2] “I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes.”

And a shameless women is considered nothing more than a …

[Eccles.26:25] “A shameless woman shall be counted as a dog; but she that is shamefaced will fear the Lord.”

In Islaam, Allaah, The Most High, has laid down the concept of hijaab. Hijaab is not, as people assume, a cloth one uses to cover ones hair. Hijaab is a complete code of living. There is hijaab of the clothes, hijaab of the way one acts, hijaab of the way one conducts oneself in public, hijaab of ones voice, hijaab of ones character etc. The Hijaab is adopted to minimise the women’s beautiful attraction, hence lessening the chances of her being molested.

As for the hijaab of the clothes, it is mainly made up of six criterias. If ones clothing fulfils these 6 criterias, then one can say she has adopted the hijaab of the clothing. The six points of hijaab of the clothing are:

(1) The clothes must cover the entire body, some scholars have excluded the face and hands.

(2) The clothes must not be see-through.

(3) The clothes must not be so tight that it reveals the figure. I.e, so the shape of ones body is known.

(4) The clothes must not be so glamorous that they attract the opposite sex.

(5) The clothes must not resemble that of the non-Muslims. I.e, wearing a cross for example.

(6) The clothes must not resemble that of the opposite sex. I.e, wearing of trousers/shirt by women.

The concept of the covering the head has also been addressed in the bible:

[1 Corinthians 11:5-7] “But any woman who prays or prophesies with her head unveiled brings shame upon her head, for it is one and the same thing as if she had had her head shaved. For if a woman does not have her head veiled, she may as well have her hair cut off. But if it is shameful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should wear a veil.”

There have been many versions of the bible, some composing of 66 books, and some composing of 73 books. One thing which must be noted is that no two version of the Bible are identical. Each ‘version’ differs in one way or the other. For example the verse [1 John 5:7] which speaks about the trinity (and is the closest verse regarding the trinity) has been thrown out of the RSV (Revised Standard Version).

Below is a list of some of the different ‘versions’ of the bible:

  • New International Version (1978)
  • New American Standard Bible (1971)
  • The Message (2002)
  • Amplified Bible (1965)
  • New Living Translation (1996)
  • Kings James Version (1611 / 2000)
  • Contemporary English Version(1995)
  • New King James Version (1982 / 2000)
  • New Century Version (1991)
  • God’s Word (1995)
  • 21st Century King James Version (2000)
  • American Standard Version (1901)
  • Young’s Literal Translation (1862)
  • Darby Translation (1890)
  • Holman Christian Standard Bible (2004)
  • New International Reader’s Version (1998)
  • Wycliffe New Testament (1380? / 1388?)
  • Worldwide English (New Testament) (1969?)
  • New International Version – UK (1996?)
  • Today’s New International Version (2005)
  • Revised Standard Version (RSV) (1952)
  • New Revised Standard Version (RSV) (1989)
  • Revised Standard Version (RSV) Catholic Edition (1966)
  • English Standard Version (Revision of the RSV) (2001)
  • The Living Bible (1971)
  • Good News Version (1976)
  • J. B. Phillips New Testament (1958)
  • Berkeley Version (1958)
  • Bishops’ Bible (1568)
  • Catholic Public Domain Version (2009)
  • Clear Word Bible (1994)
  • A Conservative version (2005)
  • Jerusalem Bible (1996)
  • New Life Version (1986)

As for the Qur’aan, it is still in its revealed language, not having been changed from the day of its revelation. There is only one ‘version’ of the Qur’aan, which has not been tampered with, and that is the ‘version’ it was revealed in!

The word trinity does not exist anywhere in the bible. The closest statement is in the first epistle of John:

[1 John 5:7-8]For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.

However when one looks into the New King James Version, one does not find this verse to be mentioned therein. In the footnotes it reads:

“Late manuscripts of the Vulgate testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. (8) And there are three that testify on earth: (not found in any Greek manuscript before the sixteenth century)”

And this verse of the bible (John 5:7), by 32 scholars of the highest eminence, Christian scholars, in the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the bible, have thrown this verse out of the bible as a interpolation, as a fabrication, as a concoction.

So the verse which comes closest to the trinity is thrown out by the scholars of Christianity as a fabrication. The word trinity does not exist anywhere in the Bible, but it’s there in the Qur’aan!

God (Ar. Allaah) says in the Holy Qur’aan:

[Qur’aan 4:171]O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Do not exceed the limits in your religion, nor say of God (Ar. Allah) aught but the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Maryam (Mary), was (no more than) a Messenger of God (Ar. Allah) and His Word, (God said “Be!” – and he was brought into existence!) which He bestowed on Maryam (Mary) and a spirit created by Him; so believe in God (Ar. Allah) and His Messengers. Say not: “Trinity!” Cease! (it is) better for you. For God (Ar. Allah) is (the only) One God, Glory be to Him (Far Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth.

It is also mentioned:

[Qur’aan 5:73]Surely, disbelievers are those who said: “God is the third of the three (in a Trinity).” But there is none (who has the right to be worshipped) but One God (Ar. Allah). And if they cease not from what they say, verily, a painful torment will befall the disbelievers among them. Will they not repent to God (Ar. Allah) and ask His Forgiveness? For God (Ar. Allah) is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

The bible has never claimed that Jesus is God, or a part of God (trinity). It says you should worship One God, and when Jesus Christ was asked; ‘Which is the first of the commandments?’ He replied, as is mentioned in the Gospel of Mark:

[Mark 12:29]‘Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one.’

[Transcribed from a lecture by Dr. Zaakir Naik, “The Purpose Of Creation”]

This (below quote) does not sound like someone who is sacrificing his sins for the sins of mankind:

[Matthew 27:46,50] “And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, eli, lama sabachthani?” that is to say, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” …Jesus, when he cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.”

“Why hast thou forsaken me?” So Jesus never knew he was being crucified for the sins of mankind? Didn’t God inform him of his purpose of life?

And why did Jesus die on the cross for the sins of man when the bible clearly says:

[Ezekiel 18:20] “The soul who sins is the one who will die. The son will not share the guilt of the father, nor will the father share the guilt of the son.”

And:

[Deuteronomy 24:16] “The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.”

Kill The Women?

[Numbers 31:14, 17, 18] “And Moses was wroth…And Moses said unto them, “Have ye saved all the women alive? … Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman, … But all the women children … keep alive for yourselves.”

Women Have To Stay Silent And Not Speak According To The Bible

[I Corinthians 14:34-35] “Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.”

God Rips Pregnant Women According To The Bible

[Hosea 13:16] “Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.”

Husband Rules Over The Wife According To The Bible

[Genesis 3:16] “Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.”

If A Woman Conceived A Male She Is Cleaner Than If She Conceived A Female!

[Leviticus 12:2] “Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.”

[Leviticus 12:5] “But if she bear a maid child, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.”

Do Not Pity A Woman Who Gets In The Middle

[Deuteronomy 25:11-12] “When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets: then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.”

Burn Her With Fire

[Leviticus 21:9] “And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.”

Silence The Woman

[I Timothy 2:11-14] “Let the women learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.”

Blame The Women

[Eccles. 25:22] “Of the woman came the beginning of sin, and through her we all die.”

The Shameless Daughters

[Eccles. 26:9-10] “The whoredom of a woman may be known in her haughty looks and eyelids. If thy daughter be shameless, keep her in straitly, lest she abuse herself through overmuch liberty.”

Women Like Dogs

[Eccles.26:25] “A shameless woman shall be counted as a dog; but she that is shamefaced will fear the Lord.”

Wickedness Comes From Women

[Eccles. 42:13-14] “For from garments cometh a moth, and from women cometh wickedness. Better is the churlishness of a man than a courteous woman, a woman, I say, which bringeth shame and reproach.”

Enjoy The Young Virgins Captured In War

[Judges 21:10-12] “… Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword and; also the women and little ones…. every male and every woman that has lain with a male you shall utterly destroy.” They do so and find four hundred young virgins whom they bring back for their own use.

[Proverbs 31:6-7] “Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish, and wine to those hthat be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.”

That is what the homeless in new york are doing, drinking and forgetting their misery but in the process create a viscious cycle in whch the alcohol keeps them on the road being the leading cause and commanality about all homeless. But hey, the holy of holies says do it!

But wait a minute the holiness says something else too (hmmmmm).

[Ephesians 5:18] “Be not drunk with wine, wherein is luxury.”

[Proverbs 20:1] (just 11 chapters earlier) “Wine is a mocker, strong drink is a ragingand whomsoever is deceived thereby is not wise.”

Wow, amen to that, hmm but the Bible got self deceived!