Monthly Archives: October 2011

Jehovah punishes the nations because of the violence they inflict upon each other.

Amos ch 1 kjv: 1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, … Continue reading

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How is sin and suffering explained in Islam?

In the case of the biblical God sin comes before suffering. A free rebellious act had to occur before man became subject to suffering and death. With Allah innocent beings suffer solely because it is his will that they do … Continue reading

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Is repentance a good deed? Can repentance consist of prayer alone?

Over at bloggingtheology.wordpress.com I have been discussing with the blog owner Mr. Paul Williams the subject of repentance. This was my last comment: “I would say repentance is a reflexive action done upon oneself as the object. It is an … Continue reading

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Does Allah have a real will of his own, or is he just a projection of Mohammed’s mind?

Allah is called Lord of the worlds by Muslims. Muslims call themselves slaves of Allah. They always submit to Allah’s will; but what if Allah’s will is just Mohammed’s will? No Muslim will argue that this is not so. All Muslims … Continue reading

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The parable of the prodigal son shows that Allah is neither merciful nor gracious nor forgiving.

Mohammed is reported to have said “whoever changes his Islamic religion, kill him”. Sahih Al-Bukhari (9:57) This is, as far as I know, is the majority position of Islamic scholars; thus it is a part of Sharia law that apostates … Continue reading

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Jehovah’s demanding of the repayment of the lives of the firstborn of Egypt shows that all human life is equally valuable.

Jehovah took the lives of the firstborn of all men and beasts in the land of Egypt. It was the last plague of the ten plagues that were visited upon Pharoah’s domain. The Angel of the LORD passed over the … Continue reading

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Jesus the Firstborn is taken by his parents to the land of Egypt where the lives of the firstborn of Egypt redeemed the children of Israel from slavery.

kjv Matthew 2 v 13 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I … Continue reading

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Allah changes his mind as he goes along about whether or not it is his will that bloody sacrifice be brought to him.

When Christians point to the sacrifices of the Old Testament to justify their belief that Jesus is the ultimate sacrifice of which the sacrifices in the Old Testament were patterns and symbols they are rebuffed by Islamic apologists with various … Continue reading

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