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Islam & Christianity:
Definitive Differences

Islam and Christianity are not sister faiths. They are unique and exclusive religions. There are definitive differences between them.

Basic Information on Islam:






Why is Islam so popular? Why is it growing so quickly?

“The secret of Islam’s powerful appeal lies in the fact that it is not only a religion regulating the spiritual side of the believer, but also an all-embracing way of life governing the totality of the Muslim’s being” – Caesar E. Farah, Islam: 6th Ed.

John 14:6

I.                  A Different ___________________

A.     The Qur’an teaches all people serve the same God (Surah 2:136; 29:46).

B.     Yet Islam teaches there is no Godhead (Surah 4:171b; 9:31; 17:111).

C.     The Bible teaches Godhead (Rom. 1:20; Acts 17:29). 

II.               A Different ____________________

A.     Islam denies the deity of Jesus (Surah 3:64; 4:171; 5:75; 17:111).

B.     Bible affirms the deity of Jesus (John 1:1-3; 8:23-24). 

III.           A Different ____________________

A.     Christianity & Bible

B.     Islam & Qur’an

C.     Qur’an necessary because Jews and Christians corrupted Allah’s word.

D.     In addition to the Qur’an, Muslims follow the Hadith, the uninspired collected traditions of the life and actions of Muhammad. 

IV.            A Different _________________________

A.    Islam’s Picture of a Carnal Paradise (Surah 47:15; 4:57; 44:51-55)

B.     Christianity’s spiritual reward of Heaven (1 Pet. 1:3-5; Mk. 12:24-25). 

V.               A Different Treatment of ____________________________

A.     _______________________ Enemies (Surah 22:39-40) or Rom. 12:19-21

B.     __________________ Enemies (Surah 8:39; 47:4) or Matt. 5:10-12; 1 Pet. 4:14-16

C.  ___________________ Enemies (Surah 9:5, 29) or John 18:36; Matt. 26:51-53


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