Salam Brothers and Sisters! I have a christian catholic friend who is a studying in turkey as a foreigner like me. We came both from the same school back in the Philippines but I am her senior. She wanted to become a muslim but she is not yet fully convinced. HOW CAN I CONVINCE HER OH FELLOW BELIEVERS?

asked 6216 Hizmet_emigrant's gravatar image
edited Jun 04 '12 at 12:34 Al Ummat ♦ 31877 Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

Salam Bro . just relax inshAllah we will surley help you

first let her understand the real concept of god in Bible

1 let me remind you that Jesus A.S never claimed Divinity

some statements here which are attributed to Jesus (P.B.U.H)

and there is not a single statement in entire Bible where JESUS (P.B.U.H) himself says that

"I am God" or "worship me". i will give you some statements in the Bible which are attributed to JESUS (P.B.U.H).

(i) "My Father is greater than I." [The Bible, John 14:28]

(ii) "My Father is greater than all." [The Bible, John 10:29]

(iii) "…I cast out devils by the Spirit of God…." [The Bible, Mathew 12:28]

(iv) "…I with the finger of God cast out devils…." [The Bible, Luke 11:20]

(v) "I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgement is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me." [The Bible, John 5:30]

  1. The Bible does not support the Christian belief in trinity at all. One of the scribes once asked Jesus (pbuh) as to which was the first commandment of all, to which Jesus (pbuh) merely repeated what Moses (pbuh) had said earlier:

"Shama Israelu Adonai Ila Hayno Adonai Ikhad."

This is a Hebrew quotation, which means:

"Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord." [The Bible, Mark 12:29]

It is striking that the basic teachings of the Church such as Trinity and vicarious atonement find no mention in the Bible. In fact, various verses of the Bible point to Jesus’ (pbuh) actual mission, which was to fulfill the law revealed to Prophet Moses (pbuh). Indeed Jesus (pbuh) rejected any suggestions that attributed divinity to him, and explained his miracles as the power of the One True God.

Jesus (pbuh) thus reiterated the message of monotheism that was given by all earlier prophets of Almighty God.

3.Old Testament condemns idol worship

(i) Old Testament condemns idol worship in the following verses:

"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."

"Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:"

"Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God." [The Bible, Exodus 20:3-5]

(ii) A similar message is repeated in the book of Deuteronomy:

"Thou shalt have none other gods before me."

"Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that in the earth beneath, or that is in the water beneath the earth."

"Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them; for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God." [The Bible, Deuteronomy 5:7-9]

these points will surely help you and your friend... Jazak Allah Khair

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answered 87218 TeenMuslim's gravatar image
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tnx! for the knowledge Brother! In sha Allah!!

(May 23 '12 at 23:35) Hizmet_emigrant Hizmet_emigrant's gravatar image
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Your welcome, show these points to your friend. InshAllah it will surely help

(May 24 '12 at 07:44) TeenMuslim ♦ TeenMuslim's gravatar image
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