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God or Allah?

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God?

Submitted by John (United States), Nov 12, 2005 at 22:23

Allah requires living a righteous life to enter Paradise. The Biblical God says no one is able to enter Heaven by their good works. In Islam, Jesus is a great prophet. In the Bible, Jesus becomes the perfect sacrifice taking away the sins of mankind. Islam stresses works while the Biblical God stresses grace. Eternal life is something one works for or it is a free gift. One works to get to heaven (Doing) the other works out gratitude that God has justified them for their faith in the finished work of Jesus. (Done) So which would you rather like?
works or a free gift?
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