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in response to reader comment: "Respect", "bayezid" is something I reserve for those who have earned it.

Submitted by bayezid (Bangladesh), Jan 8, 2009 at 05:29

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I would tell you of the God that loves you and won't have any truck with lie, deception, or deceit, but you have no interest. You are more interested in your own "pride" and "pride of one's own religion" than in seeing truth."

well it looks like you were smart in saving your breath. we already know ALLAH loves his slaves, and that is why the first names of ALLAH that we are introduced to in the quran are 'the most compassionate' and 'the most merciful. ' and we see these words in the book beefore 'the strong', 'the conqueror' , 'the accounter' and so on. (whcih are also HIS atributes)

i have hardly anything to be proud of since the quran and islam beong to ALLAH alone. pride would suggest a feeling of superiority based on peronal acheivement to deign others as inferior. i am merely thankful to ALLAH for guiding me on the right path.

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I have told you of the Christ who preached not only peace, but love, integrity, owning up to your promises (truth), holiness, and so on. You are interested in proving your religion regardless of truth. I can find all the quotes you want, but won't waste the time with someone who refuses to recognize the truth when he sees it. Your exposure to the New Testament of Christianity is the words fed to you by Muslims. I have read the words of the Muslim Quran presented by Muslims."

and the fact that you remained unmoved after reading the quran is testament of your bigotry.

muslims know that ALLAH sent prophets prior to the last prophet and one of the great prophets was jesus the christ. a muslim is not a muslim until and unless he believes in all the prophets bringing the scriptures from ALLAH. a muslim cant be muslim if he does not believe that like the quran the injeel (revealed to jesus),the taurat (revealed to moses)and the other books,(the zaboor) were revealed by ALLAH. we muslims have information in quran that jesus was of virgin birth from the blessed mariam. and we keep it that way because it is what ALLAH says.

so i think we know more about christ from GOD than what you can tell us of him. like us muslims, jesus called god ALLAH. ELAH is the aramaic version of the word ALLAH. the similarity tells much.

like muslims, jesus never ate the swine.

like muslims he refrained from alcohol.

like muslims , jesus had a beard.

he was a messenger who came not to destroy or replace the previous revelations but to fulfill them. such was his mission from ALLAH. and such was his place in the chain of the revelations.

so with all due respect, we know more about jesus than what the church has to tell you. the church that as founded by the roman heathenry.

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I encountered the one God through his own effort when he "slapped" me into realty. Once I took an honest look into his book, I found, after having investigated and rejected all religions, the one God that spoke truth and didn't lie to me for any reason including "convenience".

such is the way god is found. but im sure god has urged you to follow a religion since religion lets you know how you should be obedient to god. since god chose to speak to us thru prophets , it behooves us to look into what the prophets brought. especially the last prophet of ALLAH, muhammad peace be upon him.

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When you have an interest in looking honestly and sincerely, then I will put in more time with you."

obedience and faith show honesty and sincerety. im obedient and sincere to ALLAH. i try to be anyway.

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One last thing. Today, I took another look into the Quran. I found a few words that were supposedly "quotes" from Jesus, isus, or whatever you prefer to call him. What I found was a lot of late day intrusions that were only observed by Islam recently. "Opinion" is what I found. Truth took a flight south. You might want to call them updated translations. I don't find those in Biblical re-translations. Biblical re-translations keep the change of man's words up to date with the un-changing words of God. Even that is slight. There are some people even among academia who are finding political correctness to be more advantageous here lately. Corruption eventually weaves its way in despite everything God does. He will have his way in the end and all peoples will see the "pride" they bought into instead of truth."

im sure that people who are shown the truth by god do not speak so vaguely. the quran is unchanged. and there is no change since its arrival among us. what jesus spoke was quoted by ALLAH. and jesus will definitly speak out against those that made a mockery out of ALLAH's revelations and instad took men for gods.

corruption in religion is a monopoly of the other religions besides islam. since other religions are run by priests. islam has no priests.

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