Comparison Chart — Islam and Christianity

By NSRK Ravi

 

 BELIEF  ISLAM  CHRISTIANITY
 God Only one god – called Allah Only one God – a triune being called God or Yahweh
 Jesus A prophet who was virgin-born, but not the Son of God Divine son of God who was virgin-born. He is God’s Word and Savior to humanity
 Crucifixion  Jesus was not crucified. Someone was substituted for Jesus and He hid until He could meet with the disciples A fact of history that is necessary for the atonement of sin and the salvation of believers
 Jesus’ Resurrection Since Muslims do not believe in the Crucifixion, there is no need to believe in the Resurrection A fact of history that signifies God’s victory over sin and death
 Trinity A blasphemy signifying belief in three gods. In Islam, the Trinity is mistakenly thought to be God, Jesus, and Mary The one God is eternally revealed in three coequal and coeternal persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit
 Sin Sin is disobedience to the established law. Sin does not grieve Allah. Sin is rebellion against God. Sin grieves God
 Man Man is created by Allah and is sinless Man is created in God’s image and is sinful by nature
 Salvation Salvation is achieved by submitting to the will of Allah. There is no assurance of salvation – it is granted by Allah’s mercy alone Salvation is a gift accepted by faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ on the Cross and provided through God’s grace
 Bible Muslims accept the Bible (especially the Pentateuch, Psalms, and Gospels) insofar as it agrees with the Qur’an The Bible is the inspired Word of God that is complete and not to be added to
 Qur’an (Koran) A later revelation that supersedes and corrects errors in the Bible Not accepted as divine revelation
 Muhammad The last in the line of prophets and, therefore, the final authority in spiritual matters Not accepted as a prophet or legitimate theological source
 Angels These divine messengers are created from light and are not worshipped. Satan is an angel Angels are defined in the Bible as heavenly servants of God who act as His messengers
 Last Days There will be bodily resurrection and final judgment with final destination. All Muslims go to heaven, though some must be purged of their sins first. All infidels are destined for hell There will be bodily resurrection in the last days. Final judgment and eternal destination (heaven or hell) will be decided based on acceptance of Jesus as Savior and His removal of the sin which separates each person from God

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DEUTERONOMY CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

DEUTERONOMY CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

1 If a man weds a woman who becomes

Vexing to him because he finds out something

Impure about her, and he writes for her

A warrant of divorce, and gives her it

And sends her from his house, 2 and if she leaves

Then weds another man, 3 and husband two

Dislikes her and writes her a warrant of

Divorce, gives it to her and sends her from

His house, or if he dies, 4 then her first husband,

Who has divorced her, cannot marry her

Again, as she has been defiled, for God

Finds that detestable. Do not bring sin

Upon the land the Lord your God is giving

You to be an inheritance. 5 Now if

A man has married recently, he is

Not to be sent to war or have another

Duty laid on him; for one year he shall

Be free to stay at home and bring the wife

He’s married, happiness. 6 Don’t take a pair

Of millstones—and this rule means upper one,

Too—to be a debt’s security,

For that would take a person’s livelihood

To be security. 7 If somebody

Kidnaps a fellow Israelite and treats

Or sells them as a slave, and he is caught,

The kidnapper is to be put to death.

You are to purge the evil from your midst.

8 In cases of defiling skin diseases,

Be careful that you do as Levite priests

Instruct you. You must follow what I have

Commanded them. 9 Remember how the Lord

Your God affected Miriam along

The way once you had come from Egypt. 10 When

You make your neighbor any kind of loan,

            Do not go in their house to get what is

            Offered you as a pledge. 11 Stay outside and

Allow the neighbor whom you’re loaning to

To bring the pledge out to you. 12 If the neighbor

Is poor, don’t go to sleep still with their pledge

With you. 13 Instead, return their cloak by sunset

So that your neighbor may sleep wearing it,

Then they will thank you, and the Lord your God

Will see it as a righteous act. 14 Don’t take advantage

Of a hired worker who is poor and needy,

Whether he is a fellow Israelite

Or he’s a foreigner residing in

One of your towns. 15 Pay them their wages on

Each day before the sun goes down, because

They’re poor: They count on it, or else they may

Cry to the Lord against you, and you’ll be

Guilty of sin. 16 The parents are not to

Be put to death for what their children did,

Nor children put to death for what their parents

Have done; each one will die for their own sin.

17 The foreigner, the fatherless—don’t keep

            Justice from them; don’t take a widow’s cloak

To be a pledge. 18 Remember you were slaves

In Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed

You out of there, which is why I command

You to do this. 19 Now when you harvest in

Your field and you have overlooked a sheaf,

Do not return to get it. Leave it for

The foreigner, the fatherless, the widow,

So that the Lord your God may bless you in

Your work, 20 and when you beat the olives from

Your trees, do not go over branches for

A second time, so leave the foreigner,

            The widow, and the fatherless what’s left.

21 And when you harvest vineyard grapes, do not

Go over vines again. Leave what remains

So that the foreigner, the widow and

The fatherless will have a share. 22 Remember

That you were slaves in Egypt, which is why

I tell you to do this: So poor men thrive.