As a Christian, he isn't going to accept any evidence you provide from the Koran. You would instead need to make an argument from the religious texts that he believes are valid.
To a Christian, the Koran is nothing more than a bunch of made up stories at best. It has no authority or authenticity to Christians.
You would instead need to try to make your ...
You could've simply quoted this telling verse of the Holy Quran:
Allah doesn't change a people unless they change their inner condition
If you're not seeking guidance and knowledge you'll be never guided.
In other words, Allah guides everyone but those who insist to go astray and do sins will be eventually left over themselves and ...
In this verse 24:46 Allah will guide whom he wants. We can find the characteristics of the "whom" in these verses: 5:16 and 6:88-87 and 39:23
In Al-Mizan Vol.:10, Page: 59, according to verse 5:16, Allameh Tabatabee completely explains the characteristics of the people whom Allah will guide. I bring you the statement:
The guidance of Allah benefits him ...
Since i'm from those who accepted Islam (Alhamdulillah) i can answer from my part.
As a Christian back then i was in and out of Christianity due to doubt and other things which led me to sins. I never felt that Jesus (a.s) could of been a God or part of a trinity concept. So i was sort of rebellious already in my belief. But i always thrived for a pure ...
What would you say as a counter argument.
"Lakum dinukum waliyadin".
Anyone Christian who makes that argument is basing it on two fundamental misunderstandings:
That that is how Christians claim the Godhead works (it's not)
That Schrodinger's Cat is actually a real cat (it's not)
Arguing with someone like that, someone who doesn't even understand his own ...
Simple answer? Don't.
And it has already come down to you in the Book that when you hear the verses of Allah [recited], they are denied [by them] and ridiculed; so do not sit with them until they enter into another conversation. Indeed, you would then be like them. Indeed Allah will gather the hypocrites and disbelievers in Hell all together
The Qur'an implies they will not be punished (see e.g. SeekersHub):
... And never would We punish until We sent a messenger.
This does not imply they will go directly to heaven. One scholarly stance (among others) is that they will be judged after death (see e.g. Islam Q&A).
It was mentioned in a Hadeeth that these people will be ...
And when they (who call themselves Christians) listen to what has been sent down to the Messenger (Muhammad SAW), you see their eyes overflowing with tears because of the truth they have recognised. They say: "Our Lord! We believe; so write us down among the witnesses. (Qur'an 5:83)
This verse is for the Christians. You can read more from here.
But, I ...
There are many verses in the Quran proving freedom of human. Some of them are as followings:
That is the Day, the truth, so whosoever wills takes a way to his
Indeed, We have guided him to the path, he is either grateful or
Say: 'This is the truth from your Lord. Let ...
In the Tanakh (Old Testament), the phrase translated as "son of man" is "ben adam" literally "son of Adam", which is a word for a human being.
lō ’îš ’êl wî-ḵaz-zêḇ, ū-ḇen- ’ā-ḏām wə-yiṯ-ne-ḥām; ha-hū ’ā-mar
wə-lō ya-‘ă-śeh, wə-ḏib-ber wə-lō yə-qî-men-nāh
God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he
To the original question,
Brother Asalamu Alaykum. First of all you should give her a translation of Qur'an in any language which is suitable for your friend and Biography of Muhammad, From Martin Lings. The best award winning biography out there acceptable to ahl al sunnah wal jamaah.
Secondly, tell her to not make a decision in haste, and tell her to do ...
This is what the Qur'an says about Daawah.
By time, Indeed, mankind is in loss, Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience. (Qur'an 103)
The main purpose of Daawah is that when a person is facing a hard time and he might be going in the wrong direction, then his fellow ...
To explain Jesus's divinity or lack thereof to a Christian, you could start by referring to materials produced by Christians for Christians.
Jehovah's Witnesses are a Christian denomination with a non-trinitarian interpretation of the Bible, which some other denominations call unorthodox.
One of these beliefs is that Jesus is not God but instead the son of ...
For sure, 'Jihad' literally means an 'intensive struggle,' or 'employing oneself vigorously'. It can be done through any Islamic means and not restricted to fighting. The Quran speaks about Jihad in general sense and never solely relates it to warfare.
وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا ۚ وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ
The Khilafah is a mean to the larger, greater goal: the stand of 'kalimatul haq', which is 'kalimatu at-tauhid laa ilaaha illa Allah'. Don't confuse the means with the goal. In the first 13 years of Nubuwwah, Rasulullah - Shallallahu'alaihi wa sallam - strive to purify the Tauhid of Mecca residents which contaminated with 'as-syirku billah', not striving to ...
I guess the obvious thing to do is read those Qur'an verses one by one. Experience shows that verses, translations, and snippets are carefully cherry-picked, and they're usually straightforward to debunk by actually reading the Qur'an.
Throughout this list, we see the repeated theme of taking Qur'an verses that relate to battle and war, and presenting them ...
Firstly, you should answer that there is no hate speech in Islam. To pick out some ayat from the Holy Qur'an without any context as a proof that Islam is violent and hateful is not giving a truthful picture of the final monotheistic religion.
You can find in the Bible even worse passages of hate and then conclude that Christianity is a violent religion. ...
Another answer is to look from another point of view to understand that Allah is NOT a sadist. We come back to that one simple definition of sadist:
Sadist: a person who enjoys being cruel. (Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/sadist)
Again, the question "Is Allah a sadist?" is the same as asking "Is Allah enjoys being cruel?"
In this case, let's ...
This answer is largely based on the content of this article: The companions and da'wah by Dr. Raghib Al-Sergany. Since your question is focused on proselytization, the simple answer is:
to recognize that it is the duty of every Muslim, within the guides of their knowledge level
to convey the message based on knowledge, even if limited, and
to follow the ...
From Nahj al-Balaqa Vol. 2 Pg. 78
کونو دعاه الناس بغیر السنتکم
Invite people without your tongues. ( In similar narrations it has
been said with your deeds or silently)
So if you do that it that way, you can invite everyone to Islam. If you're nice to your neighbor they'll realize that by your looks and ladies observing hijab or your ...
Allah has power over everything and knowledge about everything. If he knows everything before, why did Allah create humans who are so worst in living creature, doing injustice, rape, trafficking, etc?
This is one of the major questions mostly every non-believer, even believers will ask and this is a great question that all Muslims should be able to answer ...
First, let's take a look at one simple definition of sadist:
Sadist: a person who enjoys being cruel. (Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/sadist)
So the question "Is Allah a sadist?" is the same as asking "Is Allah enjoys being cruel?"
Fortunately, we are NOT created for the "enjoyment" of Allah, but to become the representatives of Allah in ...
Quran is the updated version of bible, torah... And all the messages which are passed to mankind from god. And as per Quran it us the last message passed and combined all messages together which are passed to Mohammed peace be upon him.
As a Muslim everyone have a responsibility to pass the messages(of Quran) to all humans including non-Muslims.
Dr Zakir ...
Following with the idea above, for a christian they will need to see some evidence in their own faith to prove otherwise, much like you would not accept statements from a religious text outside the Qur'an on the status of figures in the Qur'an. So sadly you are not going to find what you need in the Qur'an, however there are multiple instances to use ...
A word may have different applications. When it in used in a particular context it is not necessary that all of them are simultaneously intended. It is the context which decides the meaning in which it is used.
If you look closely what Mawdudi has done is: he stuffed all usages of 'الدِّين' into a particular usage ignoring its own context. The divinely ...
If something is good, then isn't it better for all others to be informed about it?!
That means that if you want to be a true Muslim a true believer then you must propogate Islam to others... wherever you can whenever you can. It’s an eternal religion.
What is important is:
That once taught you don't impose it onto others... something that some radical ...
All praises is indeed due to Allah SWT blessing and salutations upon Muhammad (PBUH) and all his companions, his family members and his entire household.
Famous story about Rakana (link) and how he accepted Islam. I'm not sure about authenticity, you can look for it by yourself.
Rukana ibn Abdu Yazid was the strongest among the Quraysh and one day