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Submitted by Keith Williams (United States), Oct 20, 2008 at 02:50

Hi Susan,

I am a little confused about your first two comments. First you said Jesus is not coming back and then you said Jesus is not coming back as a Muslim. How do you know Jesus is not coming back when he said he was coming back in the Bible? Also, if you think he is not coming back then what difference does it make if he come back as a Muslim? Please explain to me where you come up with Jesus is not coming back.

Jesus sounds like a Muslim not Christian: For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Muslims believe that salvation is of faith and good works. Not just faith as some Christians say and not just works as some Jews say. Muslims believe that you got to have both. Good works show that you have faith. And faith will be shown by your good works.

Jesus promised His disciples He would come again. John 14:1-3, "Let not your heart be troubled. You are trusting God, now trust in Me. There are many homes up there where my Father lives, and I am going to prepare them for your coming. When everything is ready, then I will come and get you, so that you can always be with Me where I am. If this weren't so, I would tell you plainly. And you know where I am going and how to get there."

Acts 1:10-11, "It was not long afterwards that He rose into the sky and disappeared into a cloud, leaving them staring after Him. As they were straining their eyes for another glimpse, suddenly two white-robed men were standing there among them, and said, 'Men of Galilee, why are you standing here staring at the sky? Jesus has gone away to heaven, and some day, just as He went, He will return!'"

Matthew 16:27 and Revelation 22:12, "For the Son of Man is going to come in His Father's glory with His angels, and then He will reward each person according to what he has done." "Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with Me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done."

Also Susan, Christians commit atrocities too. Atrocities are being commited by people worldwide of all religions not just Muslims.

Lastly, Muslims are also very charitable as are Christians and it is one of the pillars of Islam.

Peace

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