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How can Muslims worship the same God as Christians?

How can Muslims worship the same God as Christians?

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I have witnessed Muslims firsthand and their beliefs. They do not believe in Jesus the way we do or in the Trinity. They have radical views on God and can be very intolerant of other religions. How is it possible we worship the same God?

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Indeed, Muslims do not believe in the Trinity, and neither do many other religions. Particularly the Jewish religion, they do not believe that God is a Trinity. Yet, we cannot conclude we do not worship the same God. Remember when St Paul learned that the Greeks he went to evangelize worshipped an unknown god :

“For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: to an unknown god. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship—and this is what I am going to proclaim to you”.

Acts 17:23

He identified their unknown God as our God. They worshipped him as much as they knew him. This is what happens in world religions, every one of these major religions is directed towards the same God, but their understanding of him is much more limited than ours.

We not only believe in the God we learn from reason, but a God who has revealed himself to us in the Scriptures. This is a gift most people do not have.

Talk about intolerance; this is not true with every Islamic sect. Many preach peace and the advancement of interreligious dialogues. You forget that even in Christian denominations, we have very diverse interpretations of God and Jesus. To the point that if we did not have a specific name for Christ, no one would believe we preached the same God.

How can Muslims worship the same God as Christians?

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  • People its really bother's me when some people post that all religion come from God. This statement is wrong totally
    I will tell you this if the Jew they don't believe in Jesus as God and Savior. Then they are worshipping NO God. They are worshipping Satan. Because Jesus him self said in probable of the owner of the ranch who built the house and the ranch and he traveled and and left it in the hand of his dealers, then he send his son when the dealers see his Son they Said in them self let kill him so the ranch will be for us ...
    The Jew no more are have the God blessing. Its who believe in Jesus Christ.
    Another probable is when Jesus said all who come before me and after me are thief's only Son of God who come through the Door he has the power to open the doors " he mean the doors of Haven"
    And his sheeps follow his Voice.
    So don't be fooled by Satan about all religion takes to God. Listen to his word no other way Just through Jesus Christ.
    May lord give clean your eyes so you can see the truth.

  • This article is misleading,
    Fundamentals of our beliefs are totally different and their actions do not depict nor support the claim of this article.

    Christ is the way,the truth and the life
    NO ONE commeth to the Father except through HiM.

    Christ died and is risen.

    The Muslims need to accept this, and endeavour to be Christ like in their actions first before You can say we worship the same God.

  • there is no one like Yahweh our God." Exodus 8:10
    "Yahweh, He is God; there is no other besides Him." Deuteronomy 4:35
    "Yahweh, He is God in heaven above and on the earth below; there is no other." Deuteronomy 4:39
    "See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me" Deuteronomy 32:39
    "Hear, O Israel! Yahweh is our God, Yahweh is one [echad]!" Deuteronomy 6:4
    "You are great, O Lord God; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You" 2 Samuel 7:22
    "For who is God, besides Yahweh? And who is a rock, besides our God?" 2 Samuel 22:32
    "Yahweh is God; there is no one else." 1 Kings 8:60
    "You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth." 2 Kings 19:15
    "O Lord, there is none like You, nor is there any God besides You" 1 Chronicles 17:20
    "You alone are Yahweh." Nehemiah 9:6
    "For who is God, but Yahweh? And who is a rock, except our God" Psalm 18:31
    "You alone, Lord, are God." Isaiah 37:20
    "Before Me there was no God formed, And there will be none after Me." Isaiah 43:10
    "'I am the first and I am the last, And there is no God besides Me." Isaiah 44:6
    "Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none." Isaiah 44:8
    "I am Yahweh, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God." Isaiah 45:5
    "Surely, God is with you, and there is none else, No other God." Isaiah 45:14
    "I am Yahweh, and there is none else." Isaiah 45:18
    "Is it not I, Yahweh? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me." Isaiah 45:21
    "I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me" Isaiah 46:9
    "And Yahweh will be king over all the earth; in that day Yahweh will be the only one, and His name the only one." Zechariah 14:9
    "I and the Father are one." John 10:30
    "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God" John 17:3
    "there is no God but one" 1 Corinthians 8:4
    "yet for us there is but one, God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him." 1 Corinthians 8:6
    "For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus," 1 Timothy 2:5
    "You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder." James 2:19
    "For certain persons deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ." Jude 4
    "the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." Jude 25

  • there is no one like Yahweh our God." Exodus 8:10
    "Yahweh, He is God; there is no other besides Him." Deuteronomy 4:35
    "Yahweh, He is God in heaven above and on the earth below; there is no other." Deuteronomy 4:39
    "See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me" Deuteronomy 32:39
    "Hear, O Israel! Yahweh is our God, Yahweh is one [echad]!" Deuteronomy 6:4
    "You are great, O Lord God; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You" 2 Samuel 7:22
    "For who is God, besides Yahweh? And who is a rock, besides our God?" 2 Samuel 22:32
    "Yahweh is God; there is no one else." 1 Kings 8:60
    "You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth." 2 Kings 19:15
    "O Lord, there is none like You, nor is there any God besides You" 1 Chronicles 17:20
    "You alone are Yahweh." Nehemiah 9:6
    "For who is God, but Yahweh? And who is a rock, except our God" Psalm 18:31
    "You alone, Lord, are God." Isaiah 37:20
    "Before Me there was no God formed, And there will be none after Me." Isaiah 43:10
    "'I am the first and I am the last, And there is no God besides Me." Isaiah 44:6
    "Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none." Isaiah 44:8
    "I am Yahweh, and there is no other; Besides Me there is no God." Isaiah 45:5
    "Surely, God is with you, and there is none else, No other God." Isaiah 45:14
    "I am Yahweh, and there is none else." Isaiah 45:18
    "Is it not I, Yahweh? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me." Isaiah 45:21
    "I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is no one like Me" Isaiah 46:9
    "And Yahweh will be king over all the earth; in that day Yahweh will be the only one, and His name the only one." Zechariah 14:9
    "I and the Father are one." John 10:30
    "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God" John 17:3
    "there is no God but one" 1 Corinthians 8:4
    "yet for us there is but one, God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him." 1 Corinthians 8:6
    "For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus," 1 Timothy 2:5
    "You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder." James 2:19
    "For certain persons deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ." Jude 4
    "the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." Jude 25

  • I disagree. The GOD of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob loves the Jewish people, while the muslims do not. The god who wants to slay christians and jews, is not the same as my GOD. HE WHO TEACHES US TO LOVE OUR ENEMIES AND BLESS THOSE WHO CURSE US cannot be the same as he who teaches to kill the infidels. My God taught us to tell the truth always. SATAN is a liar and the FATHER OF LIES. While Allah teaches Taqiyyah (it is ok to tell a lie as long as it advances Islam.
    It is uncharitable to equate my LORD to allah, and downright heritical to teach it and confuse the unlearned.

  • Don't be confused by human logic and literal understanding. No human or superhuman can pay the ransom of death and sin of the world but only God thru the death of His Son on the cross can pay the debt He didn't owe for the salvation of human to reconcile with God the Father. So, Jesus has to come on earth as flesh like human , the Living Word of God, as a testimony and salvation. For the simple understanding that a Spirit cannot be killed but a human flesh can so Jesus would die on the cross for human redemption.

  • Christians and Jews worship The Lord The God father, God of David and Moses! Islam is Monotheism but they do NOT worship the God of David and they believe Ibrahim was a muslim.

  • A would be contractor came into my house. We started talking about religion...turned out he was muslim. This man told me lies I had never heard in my life. He said Jesus was not crucified on the cross...God would not have allowed his prophet to die such a death.... He said that Jesus actually switched places with Judas Iscariot(the betrayer) shortly before he was sent before Pilate and that because Jesus looked like all his apostles, no one noticed.........just insane. (The things people will believe )
    He had not heard of the Pentecost, how the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles, Mary( Mother of Jesus) and others and they all spoke in different languages l....the beginning of the spread of the gospel of Christ. It seems as if Islam is built on lies.....all sort of lies.. There is only one true and living God... Jehovah. He so loved the world that He sent His only begotten son, Jesus the Christ...to earth for us ( God in flesh). If you just believe that he did this for you and for your sins, you shall not perish but have life everlasting. Get the facts.. and Believe!!!!!!

  • Don't be deceived.Muslim worship Allah he is the moon God.when Mohammad met a angel in the cave he thought its demon.letter he told that is gibril.Quran teachings exact opposite of Christianity.they beleive a different Jesus ( isa) and Muslims say he comes at end time break the cross and stops jazia tax so either convert to islam or die.according to Islam, calling JESUS as son of God ,is blasphemy. So Jesus tells end days many will be beheaded or killed because killing Jesus followers they think they serve the God, but actually they serve Satan.

  • From Judaism comes Christianity coz we are the followers of the Christ. All the prophets including Jesus were Jews. Mohamad is the only non-Jewish prophet in the whole lot, can muslims claim to follow the same God just coz they borrowed the same prophets?

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