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Hello, so basically when I was 12 years old I went through confirmation class at my Christian church. I recently started to wonder what I actually gave vows to and so I read the official church confirmation meanings and vows. I have vowed to always uphold the church as long as I should live and to always follow and obey the church. I was 12 when I Made these vows and oaths and I was forced by my parents to get confirmed. Does this mean I can never become Muslim?

asked 153 MegWilliams's gravatar image

In Islam every child is born a Muslim. it is their parents that bring them into different religions. if you want to convert, it doesn't matter what you did in the past. Allah forgives everything and you will be welcome as a Muslim. I emailed some verses from the Quran that can probably help you.

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answered 102 muslimah18's gravatar image

I have a request. Do,not pay heed to what the church says but to the bible itself.

Ask yourself these questions when reading bible:

1) Prophecy of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

2) Submission to one Allah only.

3)Never said that Jesus (pbuh) himself is god

4) Why are there so many versions? They just took out some fabrications in bible in rvs version of bible. Humans are themselves producing editions and removing.

I am sure you will come to the truth. But you have to read full bible in it's context.

Do you know bible reaffirmed my faith in Islam? Because Qura'n says:

Or say you that Ibrahim (Abraham), Isma'il (Ishmael), Ishaq (Isaac), Ya'qub (Jacob) and Al-Asbat [the offspring of the twelve sons of Ya'qub (Jacob)] were Jews or christians? Say, "Do you know better or does Allah (knows better ... that they all were Muslims)? And who is more unjust than he who conceals the testimony [i.e. to believe in Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم when he comes, as is written in their Books. (See Verse 7:157)] he has from Allah? And Allah is not unaware of what you do." [2:140]

PS: Muslim means "someone who submits his will of Allah"

Those to whom We gave the Scripture (Jews and christians) recognise him (Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم or the Ka'bah at Makkah) as they recognise their sons. But verily, a party of them conceal the truth while they know it - [i.e. the qualities of Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم which are written in the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel)].[2:146]

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edited Feb 28 at 09:50

really hmmm thats interesting were you always muslim or did you convert?

(Feb 28 at 09:56) MegWilliams MegWilliams's gravatar image
(Feb 28 at 09:56) MegWilliams MegWilliams's gravatar image

I was a Muslim but now I am Muslim by choice. I find it amazing that Qura'n is so true that these popes they conceal the truth. They won't read to you verses because they will start losing followers.

Here you go:

"If you ever forget the Lord your God and follow other gods and worship and bow down to them, I testify against you today that you will surely be destroyed. Deuteronomy 8:18-20" (clearly saying that if you worship Jesus (pbuh) you are in disobedience). Show this to your church and let me know what they say.

(Feb 28 at 10:02) abdul_wasay ♦ abdul_wasay's gravatar image

Thank you for your question

May Allah bless you! Allah has indeed been Merciful to you that He has bought you close to His religion Islam.

Yes you can convert to Islam. You do not have to follow the oath you made (and it will be sinful to follow it) because it involves the disobedience of God.

The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "Fulfill your oath. There is no fulfilling of oaths that are disobedience to Allah or concerning something that a human does not possess." Recorded by Abu Dawud. Authenticated by al-Albani

And one of the greatest act of disobedience to God is to turn away from His religion and His signs after God shows them to the person and he now sees the truth.

To convert to Islam is very easy! All you have to do is say while believing in these words: ash hadu al la ilaha illallah (I bear witness that there is no god except Allah) wa ash hadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasooluhu (and I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger.

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answered 40117 UmarAbdullah's gravatar image

ah okay thank you i was a bit worried @UmarAbdullah

(Feb 28 at 09:28) MegWilliams MegWilliams's gravatar image
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