Is Islam a religion of peace?
Quran is very clear
about fighting against the people who do not accept the religion of
Islam and its messenger.
However, many people practice this
religion yet they are very peaceful individual people. This
characteristic is of the individual not the religion.
addition, the same goes for people who practice other religion such
as Christianity. They may be some who fight or revenge when someone
does not treat them the way they should, even though Christianity
does not teach them that kind of behavior.
Christianity teaches peace and love, even loving the enemy. However,
Islam teaches fight and or punishment by forcing others of other
faith to pay tribute, bring humiliation to them. Sura 9:29 and Sura
Is Bible inspired word of God or Quran?
2:106 says: If we supersede any verse or cause it to be forgotten,
we bring a better one or one similar. Do you not know that god has
power over all things!
In other words, God may change his mind
and bring something else to replace the earlier
God does not change in the bible:
every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh
down from the Father of lights, with whom is no varying, neither
shadow of turning.
2 Tim 3:16-17 All Scripture is given by
inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God
may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.
Hebrews 4:12-13 For the word of God is living and powerful, and
sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of
soul and spirit, and joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the
thoughts and intents of the heart.
And there is no creature
hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes
of Him to whom we must give account.
God in the Bible are living words.
Our circumstances and
situation changes as we grow older, as a result the application from
the word of God also changes, and that's makes it a living word of
God's word is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow, it
It is not the same in Quran, according to
Islam their revelation has been given over the span of 23+ or -
years. And as a result when the situation changed so did the
revelation as we have pointed to the above Sura. Therefore God of
the Quran could not have been all knowing God! Since they kept
changing the word of God, so Quran is inspired word of Muhammad not