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Understanding the True Reason for the Torah and Why There is No Comparison with the Quran.

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Mar 9, 2010 at 18:05

The association of the Torah and the Quran is, at the same time, subliminal and notorious, something many would rather not acknowledge, since if the true purpose of the Quran was really known for truth, the truth would be that it should never have been written.

Islam exists because the Judaic belief at the time of its emergence was that Christianity was a false cult based on exaggerations of Judaism, and Christianity had veered far enough from the true witness of Jesus Christ that it had lost its salt. Hence, the Middle East was ripened for a little anti-Christian conspiracy and the Quran appeared to make its debut.

Shall any truly say that the Torah has more violence than the Quran? Possibly, yet we cannot limit such words without adding that the Neviim and Kethuvim have just as picturesque passages included, so much so that one might cringe at having belief in such things, until one remembers these are descriptions of mankind's failings, not Almighty God's.

Thus, we have our need for our Savior Jesus Christ, the Jewish Messiah. It is His love and the believer's faith in Him that sets the tone for remediating the acts found in the Torah, not by assimilation, but by the contrast of our sin found in the determination of the Torah against the love of Almighty God through Jesus Christ's dying for our sins in place of our judgment for them. The Quran does not make that assimilation, neither is there such a provision for Jesus Christ in Islam as well. Therefore, there is no comparison between the Torah and the Quran.

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