A COMPARISON BETWEEN
Mohammed AND JESUS CHRIST
By George Zeller and Steve
was the prophet of war;
Christ is the Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6-7).
killed for the faith;
Christ's disciples were killed for their faith (Acts
12:2; 2 Timothy 4:7).
Mohammed promoted persecution against the "infidels";
Christ forgave and
converted the chief persecutor (1 Timothy 1:13-15).
Mohammed was the taker of life;
Christ was the giver of life (John 10:27-28).
and his fellow warriors murdered thousands;
Christ murdered none but saved
many (compare John 12:48).
Mohammed's method was COMPULSION;
Christ's aim was voluntary CONVERSION (Acts
Mohammed practiced FORCE;
Christ preached FAITH (John 6:29,35).
Mohammed was a WARRIOR;
Christ is a DELIVERER (Colosians 1:13; 1 Thessalonians
Mohammed conquered his enemies with the sword;
Christ conquered his enemies
with another kind of sword, the sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God (Hebrews
4:12; Acts 2:37).
Mohammed said to the masses, "Convert or die!";
Christ said, "Believe and
live!" (John 6:47; 11:25-26).
Mohammed was swift to shed blood (Romans 3:15-17);
Christ shed His own blood
for the salvation of many (Ephesians 1:7).
Mohammed preached "Death to the infidels!";
Christ prayed "Father, forgive
them, for they know not what they do" (Luke 23:34).
Mohammed declared a holy war (Jihad) against infidels;
Christ achieved a
holy victory on Calvary's cross (Colossians 2:14-15)
and His followers share
in that victory (John 16:33).
Mohammed constrained people by conquest;
Christ constrained people by love
(2 Corinthians 5:14).
Modern terrorists derive their inspiration from Mohammed and carry out their despicable
atrocities in the name of his god;
Christians derive their inspiration from
the One who said, "Blessed are the peacemakers"
Modern day disciples of Mohammed respond to the terrorist attacks by cheering
in the streets;
Modern day disciples of Christ are deeply grieved at past
atrocities carried out by those who were "Christians" in name only (the Crusades,
the Spanish Inquisition, etc.).
Many Muslims are peaceful and peace-loving because they do not strictly follow
the teachings of their founder;
Many Christians are peaceful and peace-loving
because they do strictly follow the teachings of their Founder (Romans 12:17-21).
said the Koran is authoritative only in Arabic, and only in his dialect;
Bible is authoritative in many languages around the world, for God knows all things
and can inspire His Word in more than one language.
Jesus and His disciples sang hymns, and the Apostle commanded
the Lord's Church to sing. (Matthew 26:30, Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16)
that a Mullah, Imam, or Mufti of Islam can be a terrorist and moral animal like
Osama bin Laden;
The Bible requires that a leader in the Church of the Lord
Jesus Christ must be above reproach, and when this is not true, Christians demand
such a fallen leader be removed from leadership. (1 Timothy 3:1-7, 5:19-20)
Islam calls on
its followers to observe Five Pillars, while all other aspects of life can be
vulgar and not affect the Muslim's prospects in Paradise.
The Bible calls
on the Christian to submit to the total change of his life by the Spirit of God--
NO area of life and thought is the choice of the follower. (Romans 12:1-2)
The Muslim looks
forward to eternity in Paradise where there will be virgins who are used for eternal
The Bible believing Christian looks forward to being
with Jesus Christ and is delighted with that. (2 Corinthians 5:8)
said the witness of a woman was half the value of the witness of a man; and Mohammed
said a women goes to Paradise because she satisfies her husband sexually;
The Bible teaches that a husband is to love his wife and be willing to die for
her. (Ephesians 5:25)
Mohammed called upon his servants to fight;
Jesus said, "My kingdom is not
of this world; if My kingdom were of this world, then would My servants fight
. . .but now is My kingdom not from here" (John 18:36)
Mohammed ordered death to the Jews (see A.Guillaume, The Life of Muhammad, Oxford
University Press , p. 369);
Christ ordered that the gospel be preached
"to the Jew first" (Romans 1:16).
The Koran says, "Fight in the cause of Allah" (Qu'ran 2.244);
The Bible says,
"we wrestle not against flesh and blood" and "the weapons of our warfare are not
carnal" (Ephesians 6:12; 2 Corinthians 10:4).
The Koran says, "Fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them" (Qu'ran 9.5);
Christ said, "Preach the gospel to every creature" (Mark 16:15).
The Koran says, "I will inspire terror into the hearts of unbelievers" (Qu'ran
God inspires His terror into the hearts of believers (Isaiah 8:13).
(Qu'ran) is a terrorist manual which condones fighting, conflict, terror, slaughter,
and genocide against those who do not accept Islam;
T he Bible is a missionary
manual to spread the gospel of peace to all the world (Romans 10:15).
Mohammed's Mission was to conquer the world for Allah;
Christ's mission was
to conquer sin's penalty and power by substitutionary atonement (2 Corinthians
5:21; 1 Peter 3:18).
Mohammed considered Christ a good prophet;
Christ pronounced Mohammed to
be a false prophet (John 10:10; Matthew 24:11).
Mohammed claimed that there was but one God, Allah;
Christ claimed that He
was God (John 10:30-31; John 8:58-59; John 5:18; John 14:9).
is geocentric, that is, the whole universe is centered on the Kaaba in the Grand
mosque in Mecca in Arabia, and all Muslims pray facing that direction;
Christ is the center of all Christian worship and fellowship, for He is "in
the midst" where his saints meet anywhere on earth. (Matthew 18:20, John
Mohammed's Tomb: OCCUPIED!
Christ's tomb: EMPTY!
must be received, or you can be killed for rejecting it:
The Faith offered
by Jesus Christ is for "whosoever will" to receive, and all men are
permitted to reject it. (Revelation 22:17, John 3:16)
who leave Islam are killed in most Islamic nations;
Those who leave the true
Church of Jesus Christ are allowed to do so with no revenge.
is a Muslim submitted to Allah and Islam because he loves Allah?
dare not leave Islam, and he is loyal purely out of fear.
true Bible believer is loyal to Jesus Christ purely out of love.
John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because
fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
19 We love
him, because he first loved us.
concept is 100% alien to Islam-- There is no love in Islam-- Only fear and hate.
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