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Allah is a generic word for god, but does not point to a specific God - Hence Allah/YHWH/Lord Jesus Christ- are not the same

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in response to reader comment: Allah may be the arabic word for "god", but Allah is not the same God as Yahweh

Submitted by Joel Weymouth (United States), Jun 14, 2021 at 11:26

For Christianity, according to 1John 5:20, the True God is Jesus Christ, or God the Son. By the way, there are references to 3 distinct individuals in the identifier of "GOD" in Isaiah 48:12-16 illustrates the Trinity. In the New Testament, Jesus is the image of God (Col 1:15). Allah is NOT JESUS, nor is he the HIGH God the Father found in the Tanakh. Christians would refer to Him as God the Father. An Arab Christian, when referring to ALLAH, would be referring to Jesus Christ as the God of Christianity. I have no idea to whom Muslims are referring. It is neither YHWH nor Lord Jesus Christ. Comparing the individual referred as GOD Koran (Allah), with the Tanakh and Talmud (Ha Shem), with the Christian Bible - they are not the same, and they are not even equivalent. Maybe mathematics should be part of theological discussions.

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