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Submitted by Khalis (Malaysia), Dec 15, 2006 at 07:10

To clarence pukett ,

I think, every religion has a problem with sin. Even christians see that as a problem, that is why they have to ask for forgiveness and admit their sins. I think, sin is not a problem in religion. Why do we have religion ? I think, religion purpose is to guide us to the right path and protect us from sin. In Islam , we are thought to stay away from wrong doings and work to achieve acceptance to Allah . Infact, the ultimate purpose , we are here is to serve Allah. I am born as a muslim , but that does not make me muslim if I do not believe and serve Allah.

Al-Maidah 5:48 To thee We sent the Scripture in truth, confirming the scripture that came before it, and guarding it in safety: so judge between them by what Allah hath revealed, and follow not their vain desires, diverging from the Truth that hath come to thee. To each among you have we prescribed a law and an open way. If Allah had so willed, He would have made you a single people, but (His plan is) to test you in what He hath given you: so strive as in a race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to Allah. it is He that will show you the truth of the matters in which ye dispute;

Al-Maidah 5:94 O ye who believe! Allah doth but make a trial of you in a little matter of game well within reach of your hands and your lances, that He may test who feareth him unseen: any who transgress thereafter, will have a grievous penalty.

This shows that , that all muslims are tested and we must strive to do good deeds. We are born muslims but we must also work to be muslims by following what has given to us. We are grateful for the guidance. Any who disobey will have a grievous penalty.

What we should do and what we should not do is a long topic.

Dear Clarence puckett, this is what you wrote.
There is none righteous, no, not one. I know muslims have a problem with the sin problem, but God"s answer to sin was a saviour named Jesus Christ, he was God's word in human flesh[1st timothy 3:16] that is why he is co-equal with God. Jesus suffered death in the flesh for us as a sacrifice for our sins, but since he is God the son, you can't kill God, he in the spirit could not be killed and re-entered his body on the third day, hence, the ressurection ! There is no other solution for our sins but him, when we bow down and confess our sins and ask for his forgiveness, like I am a sinner man, please forgive me for all of my sins in Jesus's name, father and he will do it if you are earnest and honest and mean business with him, I did at the ripe old age of 42. Unlike in a muslim home, you are born and are a muslim, but I was born in a christian home and it didn't make me a christian, I had to have my own personal relationship with Jesus Christ and that is what we call the new birth in Christ[born again St. John 3:3] then and only then will you please the father[God].

My understanding of this is that god does not accept anyone to be righteous. So god sent Jesus as a saviour. A saviour of mankind problem which is sin. Ask Jesus for forgivenes in each personal indivudual relationship and that is called new birth .

However, my topic of concern is fairness and love. Where is fairness, in what you said above ? What you said just shows a huge amount of love but it is blind because it didn't weigh each person deeds. It didn't differ a person who serve god his whole life and a person who strays away his whole life up except to the end of his life. In what way is Jesus action favours the pious person ? It doesn't at all. Instead , Jesus came to save the person who messed most of his life. Yes, everyone wants forgiveness but everyone want fairness as well.

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