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Jesus= Moses

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Submitted by Servant of Christ (United States), Jan 13, 2007 at 00:48

Why Jesus was a Messiah:

2When John heard in prison what Christ was doing, he sent his disciples 3to ask him, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?" (Matthew 11:2-3)

The above verses are saying that John the Baptist sends his disciples to ask Jesus if he were the Christ, so has you can see that the Messiah and the prophet like Moses are to be fulfilled by two different people. Jesus was the messiah, so he cannot fulfil the prophecy of the prophet like Moses.

No! ^_^. John was making sure whether or not Jesus really was the Messiah (due to the rumors being spread by the Jewish authorities). Jesus quotes a scripture of Isaiah that shows that he is the Messiah (which doesn't mean he can't be the Prophet).

Here is my biggest proof that Jesus was just the Messiah:

13When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son of Man is?"

17Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man, but by my Father in heaven. Matthew 16:13-17

There you go Jesus was just the Messiah and not the prophet like Moses.

Wrong, Simon was saying that Jesus was one of the minor prophets. However, Jesus never said, "Simon", they're all wrong. Remember, Simon said that Jesus was the Son of God, which you so firmly deny. And if you accept this work of Scripture, sadly you must accept Acts since Luke records the same account and he wrote Acts. By accepting the book of Acts, you must accept that Jesus is the Prophet.

1.) Prophet like Moses:

1) Both Christians and Muslims agree that both Moses and Muhammad (pbuh) had fathers and mothers. They both also believe that Jesus (pbuh) had only a mother and no father. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

2) Both Moses and Muhammad (pbuh) married and begat children. Jesus (pbuh) never married nor had any offspring. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

3) Moses (pbuh) was accepted by the Jews and to this day, as a nation, they accept him as their prophet. Muhammad (pbuh) was accepted by his people, and as a nation, over one billion Muslims around the world accept him as the prophet of Allah. Jesus (pbuh), however, was rejected by his people (the Jews) as stated in the Christian's own Bible: "He (Jesus) came unto his own, but his own received him not" (John 1:11) Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

5) Both Moses and Muhammad (pbut) came with a new and comprehensive set of laws for their people. The law brought by Prophet Moses was named the Judaic Law, and the law brought by Prophet Muhammad was named the Shari'ah. Jesus (pbuh) however, as witnessed by Matthew, claimed to have not introduced any new laws, but to have come to renew the Law of Moses (pbuh) and to have neither added nor subtracted from it. In Matthew 5:17-18 we read: "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled." Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

6) Moses led his people in a secret mass exodus from their hometown to Median in an attempt to flee the persecution of their enemies. Muhammad (pbuh) too emigrated with his followers from their home town to Madinah in secret in order to flee the torture of their enemies. Jesus, however, never led his followers in a any sort of mass exodus from their hometowns. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

7) Moses was victorious over his enemies both morally as well as physically. Pharaoh was defeated by Moses and all of his army were drowned in the sea. Muhammad (pbuh) too met his enemies in battle and defeated them all. This too was a moral as well as a physical victory. Jesus (pbuh) on the other hand is claimed in the Bible to have been crucified by his enemies. Thus, his victory was only a moral one. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

8) Both Moses and Muhammad (pbuh) died natural deaths. Jesus (pbuh), is claimed by the Christians to have died violently on the cross. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

9) Both Moses and Muhammad (pbuh) lie buried in the ground. Jesus (pbuh), however, is claimed by the Christians to abide in heaven. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

10) Most Christians claim that Jesus (pbuh) is God. No Christian or Muslim, however, claims that Moses or Muhammad (pbuh) was God. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

11) Both Moses and Muhammad (pbuh) began their prophetic missions at the age of forty. The Bible tells us that Jesus (pbuh) began at thirty. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

12) Christians claim that Jesus (pbuh) was resurrected after his death. Neither Muslims nor Christians claim that Moses or Muhammad was resurrected. Therefore, Muhammad is like Moses, but Jesus is unlike Moses.

Sadly, this is what I've been trying to avoid!!! These qualities belong to EVERY prophet. Muhammad did not spend forty days wandering in the wilderness like Jesus and Moses did. With simple 'similarities' like, Muhammad is like Moses because they had a father, just WON'T CUT IT. We need things that set apart Moses from the other Jewish prophets. Muhammad never showed us how to atone for sin. Look, "I am the Prophet, because I am male just like Moses."

2) From the brothers of the Israelites:

Abraham had two sons, Ishmael and Isaac (Genesis 21). Ishmael became the grandfather of the Arab nation, and Isaac became the grandfather of the Jewish nation. The prophet spoken of was not to come from among the Jews themselves, but from among their brothers, i.e. the Ishmaelites. Muhammad (pbuh), a descendant of Ishmael, is indeed this prophet.

Ishmael is the uncle of Jacob. So he is not the brother. The Edomites are the brothers of the Israelites. STOP DISTORTING SCRIPTURE:

The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me (Deut. 18:15)

It says so clearly that the Prophet would be from within the tribe of Israel. Therefore, Muhammad cannot be him. Do not ignore preceding passages.

Also, Isaiah 42:1-13 speaks of the servant of God, His "chosen one" and "messenger" who will bring down a law. "He will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope." (Isaiah 42:4). Verse 11, connects that awaited one with the descendants of Kedar. Who is Kedar? According to Genesis 25:13, Kedar was the second son of Ishmael, the ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Too bad Isaiah 42 talks about the MESSIAH. Muhammad did not establish 'justice' anywhere except Arabia. What islands does this passage talk about?

3.) God will put his words in his mouth:

Also, this prophecy in Deuteronomy mentioned that this prophet will speak the words of God in the name of God. If we looked to the Holy Quran, we will find that all its chapters, except Chapter 9, are preceded or begin with the phrase, "In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful."

Hah! This is the biggest disclaimer of the Qu'ran. In the name of God? The name of God is YHWH. YHWH is the most used name for God in the Bible. God said that this would be his name. Yet, Muhammad never used this name once, and most likely did not know it. Saying, "In the Name of Elohim" will not cut it. It's very suspicious indeed that YHWH is never used...

Sohail

14They replied, "Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets."

15"But what about you?" he asked. "Who do you say I am?"

16Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

The Prophet deal is clarified in Acts. You can't deny the book since it was written by Luke. If the Gospel of Luke is inspired, so is Acts. However, the Prophet deal with Jesus is not what I'm concerned with.

Open your eyes and see that Simon Peter said that the Christ is the Son of God. Jesus is the Son of God!

May God Bless You

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