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Please choose life in Jesus' Name

Reader comment on item: Pope Benedict XVI and the Koran
in response to reader comment: Quran the word of God

Submitted by Lactantius Jr (United Kingdom), Jun 20, 2012 at 03:07

To I Love Peace

I greet you in the precious Name of the Lord Jesus Christ the Prince of Peace, the author and distributor of peace, and I wish for you His peace, that peace which passes all understanding, that peace which the world cannot give.

I don't doubt your sincerity and your desire to "help others find there (sic) way to peace and to know the meaning of our lives... ," but sincerity doesn't determine truth, please consider that it is possible to be sincerely wrong.

What is it that you believe about "all the messengers sent to mankind to guide humanity," have you read the messages given by the Old Testament prophets and wondered why Muhammad doesn't speak the same message as they did? and I recommend to you a recent publication by John Blanchard titled "Major Points From The Minor Prophets," which introduce us to the last 12 books of the Holy Bible's Old Testament, to the prophets recording their messages to us, and to their milieu.

The Scientific disaster of saying at Surah 18:86 that the sun sets in a muddy pool, completely destroys the oft-repeated Muslim claims for "science in the Qur'an," and I advise you to stop advancing this as a claim for the Qur'an's supposed divine origin.

Your claim that the Qur'an is "unchanged and still in its original state," is demonstrably wrong and there are many examples of changes even after Caliph Uthman's attempted standardisation of the Qur'anic text in his original "Burn a Qur'an day," by burning all the variant texts then circulating and imposing a single Qur'anic text.

Like 80% of the Muslims now alive, I cannot read classical Arabic and thus cannot read the Qur'an, reading instead an interpretation of the Qur'anic text into English, and what I read there doesn't impress me as being divinely inspired; whilst claiming to be divinely inspired and repeatedly claiming to confirm the Holy Bible, it contradicts and denies the very heart of the Christian gospel, that is the death by crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ and His glorious resurrection from the dead, and I recommend that you listen to "40 Arabic Words" on YouTube at http://tinyurl.com/cuagmaa

I commend the glorious gospel of grace to you "I Love Peace," you're not worth it, you don't deserve it and you can't earn it, it's a free gift from the living God, Who tells us in His Word, the Holy Bible, that "The wages of sin are death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus" Romans 6:23

You're going to live forever "I Love Peace," please choose your address, please choose life in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

With kind regards and very best wishes

Lactantius Jr


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