Sunday, September 23, 2007

The Christian Missionary's Thinking Questions for the Muslim

(Article based on Gary Miller's Speech on Islam & Christianity)

Missionary: Does the Koran say that Jesus was sinless?

Muslim: Yes. Jesus was perfect man. Never sinned.

Missionary: Does the Koran tell Mohammad to repent?

Muslim: Yes. Quran tells Mohammad to repent.

Thats all. The missionary doesn't say anything else. He hopes now

that the Muslim would start thinking:

"Now, wait a minute, Jesus never sinned, but Mohammad was supposed

to repent. Maybe Jesus is better !"

Missionary wants the Muslim to start thinking that a sinless

man is better than a repentant sinner". Missionary is hoping,

but he dare not say it. Because if the Missionary

says that, he goes exactly against the teachigns of Jesus.

If the Missionary is foolish enough to say that a

sinless man is better than a repentant sinner, he's going

against the teachings of Jesus.

The reason why the Missionary is going against the teachigns of

Jesus is this:

Story of a lost sheep. Mathew Chapter 18, verse 12:

Jesus said, "If a man has a 100 sheep and one of them

has gone astray, does he not leave the 99 on the hills,

and go on the search of the one that went astray.

And if he finds it, truely I say to you, he rejoices over

it more than over the 99 that never went astray. "

Jesus was trying to hammer that point home to his disciples:

Don't you dare say, for example, because you've been a faithful follower

for many years that you're better than this one who just became a

believer just yesterday. The perfect man has no precedence over

the repentant sinner.

Missionary: Was Jesus the Messiah ?

Muslim: Yes.

Missionary: Was Mohammad the Messiah?

Muslim: No

Now, the Missionary stops there, and hopes that the Muslim would

start thinking, "now, wait a minute, Jesus is the Messiah, and

Mohammad is not the Messiah. Maybe Jesus is better!"

What the Muslim should ask the Missionary is about this word Messiah:

Jesus was the Messiah, but were there any other Messiahs besides

Jesus ?

Now you find out how well he knows his Bible. Because there were

many Messiahs: David, Solomon, and even Cyrus [sp?] the Persian

were called Messiah. Its hard to find it in the Bible because the

translators cover it over. Messiah means "annointed".

Messiah is somebody who has been picked to do a job.

Every king of ancient Israel was called Messiah. Now the word

doesn't sound so special anymore. It is a title, but it doesn't

particularly elevate one to some divine status.

Missnionary: Where's the body of Jesus ?

Muslim: God took it.

Missionary: Where's the body of Mohammad?

Muslim: Its in Medina. Its burried in ground.

Now the Missionary hopes that the Muslim would go away thinking,

"Now that's interesting! The body of Jesus is gone; Mohammad is in

the grave. Maybe Jesus is the true Messenger, Mohammad is false! "

Missionary's hoping the Muslim would think that, but he dare

not say it.

What the Muslim should ask the Missionary is this:

"Do you mean that a dead and burried

Prophet is a false prophet? Is that what you mean ?"

What does Missionary say about Abraham, for example ?

Abraham is burried. Jews and Muslims to this day, still go to the

the place where Abraham is burried, to visit his grave.

Is Abraham a false prophet because he's dead in the ground ?

Also, Bible says body of Moses was taken up by God. God

sent an angel to take the body away. So what does the

Missionary's question prove ?

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