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There is a Separation Required

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 4, 2010 at 18:31

Greetings Debanjan:

PART 1

1. Yes, from both the Old and New Testament.

2. (Initially, the term 'gentile' is Biblically coined, so I would not be offended if I were so called); yes, salvation through Jesus Christ is a Gospel experience described in the New Testament.

3. As said before, the term is both ethnic and religious.

PART 2

1. Before the Muslim Prophet dictated his teachings, salvation for anyone is by obedience to the WORD of the LORD as contained in the Hebrew Holy Bible, both the Tanach (Old )and the Brit Hadassah (New) Testaments. There was no shari'a law before the Muslim Prophet, therefore no need to observe shari'a law to be saved through Jesus Christ. Also, the only liability is that inherent sin in each person (Jesus Christ is the only the sinless human) needs the redemption brought by believing in Jesus Christ; still no effect of shari'a law is necessary.

2. Muslims have one of two choices, to be obedient to the salvation offered through Jesus Christ, or to follow the teachings of the Muslim Prophet; one cannot do both without leaving the other behind; there is no double covenant per Jesus Christ, the duplicity being a fallacy of Muslim teachings.

3. Following Islam requires abandonment of all previous teachings, or to be in servitude while trying to observe dhimmitude. It cannot be both ways. A true Christian is sealed by the power of the Holy Spirit and is called upon to be obedient to Jesus Christ only. For someone of the Christian persuasion to recant his belief in Jesus Christ and follow the Muslim Prophet calls into question the person's original beliefs, and is/was likely not a true Christian in the manner prescribed by the Holy Bible.

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