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How can I show that Jesus (pbuh) is not a god to Christian friend using Quran as guidance?

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 ...
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Can Muslims consider Isa the "Spiritual" son of God?

I believe if we put Trinity out of it, then the 'son' analogy sounds valid and actually meaningful, and this is even consistent with the teachings of Islam. From examining the critical verses of the ...
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Can I call Jesus "Rasool Allah"?

Jesus was a Prophet and a Messenger just like Moses and Muhammad, so yes you can call him رسول الله and this is proven in the Quran: المسيح عيسى ابن مريم رسول الله وكلمته القاها الى مريم وروح منه Al-...
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How can sculpting/drawing be Haram when Isa (PBUH) sculpted a bird?

Most scholars have said that making images was permitted for the previous nations and is not permitted to us. This can be found in the Tafsirs of the related verse: يعملون له ما يشاء من محاريب ...
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The conundrum of Isa's Father

No. It means that that's what "they" say, "they" being the Christians in this case. In context, the entire rest of the Surah is spent describing in no uncertain terms how wrong "they" are with that ...
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Counter-argument to Jesus being the God-Man?

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 ...
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How does the Qur'an (and its commentators) explain the miraculous birth of Isa? Who is Isa's father?

What's to reconcile? The Qur'anic account of Isa's birth is pretty much exactly the same as that held by Christians: He had no earthly father, rather he was miraculously conceived and birthed by Mary....
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Does Islam believe that Jesus will come back to rule as the king of Israel?

If by Yashua (Isha), you mean Prophet 'Issa ﷺ, then the answer is partially no. As Muslims, we believe that Prophet 'Issa ﷺ will descend to rule the entire world under the Islamic Shari'a (law), not ...
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Are Christian depictions of Jesus and Mary considered accurate?

According to Islam, we do not have a detailed description of 'Īsa ﷺ and none of Mariam. The brief description of 'Īsa ﷺ was given in a hadith: حَدَّثَنَا هُدْبَةُ بْنُ خَالِدٍ، حَدَّثَنَا هَمَّامُ ...
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Why would Muslims believe the Bible has been changed?

The Qur'an affirms that the Gospel, sent to the Prophet Isa (Jesus), is an Islamic holy book. Then We sent following their footsteps Our messengers and followed [them] with Jesus, the son of Mary, ...
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Did prophet 'Isa go to the cross?

Some evidences from the qur'an and first conclusions First let me post some evidences from the Qur'an and the first conclusions one could make as a layman, based on logic and the understanding of the ...
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Does Islam consider Jesus to be a prophet and of virgin birth?

Yes. قالت رب أنى يكون لي ولد ولم يمسسني بشر قال كذلك الله يخلق ما يشاء إذا قضى أمرا فإنما يقول له كن فيكون She said, "My Lord, how will I have a child when no man has touched me?" [The ...
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Will Muslims see Prophet Esa?

It looks like you got the timeline wrong: Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘The Dajjal will emerge from among ...
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Jesus was the only man since Adam born free of sin?

You are correct in what you thought, in Islam there is no such thing as original sin. Every human being are born on pure human nature without sin, it is only when a human being comes of age that he/...
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Is it true that Prophet Isa is not from the blood line of Adam?

If this is true, why don't they say adam and eve as son of Allah. Also that camel Allah showed as a sign from the rocks should also be daughter of Allah? Angles have no fathers they are also children ...
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Why did God create the illusion of Jesus's crucifixion?

"This confuses me because it seems as though God is purposely misleading people here." ❶ - That begs the related question, WHO is the people God is misleading? The same people who were attempting to ...
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Will Prophet Isa (AS) come back to earth before the sun rises from the west?

There is no known order of the major signs of the Hour, and it is a matter of difference of opinions among scholars (there is no verse or hadith that lists them in order). To address your specific ...
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The case for Jesus Christ

Your question does not specify exactly which "requirements" of the Tanakh Jesus did not fulfill. From your comments, it seems to me that you are unaware of these prophesies, and are also ...
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Is it haram to say Lord Jesus

To answer your question, yes it is haram to say it intentionally as it is our aqeedah that Allah is the only Lord: Our Lord! We have heard someone calling us to faith- “ Believe in your Lord [alone]...
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The conundrum of Isa's Father

No, one of the fundamental beliefs of Islam about Allah is that: He neither begets nor is begotten — Quran 112:3 Regarding your query on 19:88, as other answers have mentioned, and is ...
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What sin(s) did Prophet Isa commit that required forgiveness from Allah?

The theological Islamic position is that prophets can not commit sins, (see here). What is attributed to e.g. Noah, Abraham, Moses عليه السلام etc. are not actual sins - rather excusable or lawful ...
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Surat Al `Imran 3/55 about the death of Jesus(puh)

Mutawafik متوفيك has many Arabic meanings It means receive you after death, that's why in Arabic when you say someone is dead you say he is Mutawafi متوفي, from the verb Tawafa توفَّي It also means ...
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From what scriptures are the stories of Jesus?

Allah (SWT) revealed those stories to his Messenger (PBUH) through Angel Gabriel (Jibreel). Allah (SWT) says in Surat Hud: وَكُلًّا نَّقُصُّ عَلَيْكَ مِنْ أَنبَاءِ الرُّسُلِ مَا نُثَبِّتُ بِهِ ...
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Is Jesus considered to be the messiah in Islam?

Maybe the confusion comes from the word Messiah. No, even according to Islam, Mohammed is not the Messiah, Jesus is. Islam belief is that Jesus is alive in Heaven and will be back at end times. ...
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Why is Jesus predicting his death and raising to life in Sura 19?

The Islamic belief is that Jesus (عليهم السلام) will return in the tribulation, after the emergence of the Dajjal. He will live on the earth for a period of time and then die. بلل فيقاتل الناس على ...
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Why? Did Allah choose Isa(Jesus)(as) out of all the other prophets to be born a miracle? And choose him to come back before day of judgment?

This question is like asking why did Allah create Adam before Muhammad s.a.w: This is because He is the creator and He does whatever He wills.
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Why is Jesus called the son of Mary so many times?

Jesus was called Isa ibn Maryam (Jesus son of Mary) because it was the tradition of his people (the semitic Jews) to add the parents name with their names. Jesus didn't have a father or a son, so his ...
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Is it OK to refer to Eisa ibn Merriam as 'son of man'?

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. Numbers 23:19 lō ’îš ’êl wî-ḵaz-zêḇ, ū-ḇen- ’ā-...
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