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To Zafire: That prophet is Jesus not Muhammad

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Mar 15, 2006 at 01:09

Muslims who try to decieve Christians into accepting islam use that biblical passage often. But I don't know why they do it, after all it as been shown and proven beyond the shadow of a doubt that the deuteronomy passage is about Jesus. That proof is in the Bible itself. First the passage in question:

Deut:18:15-19
"The Lord your God will rise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him. . . . I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers; I will put my words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him. If anyone does not listen to my words that the prophet speaks in my name, I myself will call him to account."

According to mosaic law, prophets must come from the tribe of Levi. The tribe of Levi was the tribe of Moses and his brother Aaron. Moses prophesized that God would raise a prophet from among the brothers of Levi. Who are the brothers of the Levi tribe. Jacob had twelve sons who became the twelve tribes of Israel. Judah was one of the brothers of Levi, and Judah is the brother that moses was talking about. The reason I say Judah is because the Lord Jesus Christ was born in the tribe of Judah. Therefore, Jesus is that prophet. But let's see what the Bible says.

"But do not think I will accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom your hopes are set. If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me." (John 5:45,46)

Acts 3:19-23
19"Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
20"And that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before,
21"Whom heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all His holy prophets since the world began.
22"Moses said, '(A)THE LORD GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET LIKE ME FROM YOUR BRETHREN; TO HIM YOU SHALL GIVE HEED to everything He says to you.
23'(A)And it will be that every (B)soul that does not heed that prophet (C)shall be utterly destroyed from among the people.'

John 1:45
"Philip found Nathanael and said to him,"We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets,wrote. Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."

So zafire, stop repeating that falacy...
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