Friday, May 18, 2012



BY Arif Zechariah
PAUL (Also Known As SAUL), Born In Tarsus On 4C.E ; Died In 64C.E), is Considered To Be The Founder Of Christianity, It Is Well Known That Just Prior To Paul’s “Miraculous” Conversion And “Heavenly Vision” he Had Been Extremely Infatuated With A Woman Called Popea And  Had Wished To Marry Her. Popea Was The Attractive But Ambitious Daughter Of The High Priest Of The Jews.
She Possessed Heavenly Beauty And The Romans Also Considered Popea To Be The Most Beautiful Woman with an Intriguing Mind. She Liked Paul But Rejected His Offers Of Marriage.
She Went To Rome As An Actress. She Started On The Stage And Ended Up In Emperor Nero’s Bed.
Now coming back to Paul, who founder Christianity,according To Ebionite Sources, Paul Was Born To Pagan Parents In Tarsus, He Later Moved To Rome To Marry Popea But She Eventually Married With Nero  And Became The Empress Of The Roman Empire And Rejected Paul Completely.  Paul, Therefore, Had Reason To Hate Both The Jews And The Romans. His “Vision” Coincided With Popea’s Rejection..
When She Refused To Marry Paul, He Burst Into Rage And Created “Christianity” out of Vengeance. He wanted to take revenge from the Jews. Let us Read more about Paul’s Heartbreak

Paul Converted To Judaism For The Sole Purpose Of Marrying Popea. When She Rejected Paul Then Paul Was Heartbroken He Was Depressed, Disconsolate And Disheartened. It is very much Possible That This Crisis In His Life Had Some Bearing On This Sudden Change From His Being One Of The Greatest Supporters Of The Jewish Law To One Of Its Greatest Enemies.
After His Conversion, Paul Stayed With The Followers Of Jesus Who Were In Damascus And ‘Straight Away, He Preached Christ In The Synagogues, That He Is The Son Of Cod.’ (Acts 9:20).
 As A Result, He Began To Taste The Persecution In Which He Himself Had So Recently Been Involved. If he Actualy Used The Terrn ‘Son Of God’ To Describe Jesus, Then It Was Probably This Which Helped To Anger The Jews. The Idea Of God Having A Child Ascribed To Him Was Abhorrent To Them, Since They Firmly Believed In The Unity Of God. (“Jesus  Prophet Of Islam”  By  Muhammad  Ata’ur-Rahim And Ahmad Thomson  P. 56)

Then He  Headed For The Desert  Where Like A Wounded Lion Licked His Wounded Heart, Bleeding With Sorrow. His Broken Heart wanted to extract revenge from the Jews.
Paul  Left Damascus And, Instead Of Seeking Out The Company Of The Other Followers Of Jesus, He Went Into The Arabian Desert. Where He Remained Hidden For Three Years.(“Jesus  Prophet Of Islam”  By  Muhammad  Ata’ur-Rahim And Ahmad Thomson  P. 57)
It May Weil Have Been Here That He Began To Formulate His Own Version Of What Jesus Had Taught. This Involved A Rejection Of The Law Of Moses, Which In Turn Meant His Turning Away From The Fact That Throughout His Life Jesus Had Remained A True Practicing Follower Ofthe Law Of Moses, And Had Always Sought To Uphold The Teachings Which Moses Had Brought Before Him.
It Was After This Long Period Of Withdrawal In The Desert That Paul Came To The Apostles In [Jerusalem].Instead Of Trying To Learn From Those Who Had Been So Closely And Strongly Connected With Jesus While He Was On Earth, Paul Wanted To Teach Them. Paul Later Justified This Approach In His Epistle To The Galatians Where He States:
“1 Certify You Brethren That The Gospel Which Was Preached Of Me Is Not After Man. For 1neither Received It Of Man, Neither Was 1taught It, But By The Revelation Of Jesus Christ.” (Galatians
1: 11-12).”
(“Jesus  Prophet Of Islam”  By  Muhammad  Ata’ur-Rahim And Ahmad Thomson  P. 57)
(Paul always tried to impose his own will and did not take the advice of the true Disciples of Christ in terms of the preachings of the Jewish Teacher, Jesus the Christ. We therefore very rarely see Paul using Christ’s preaching ever in his letters. In fact more than half of the entire New Testament is credited to Paul.)
Thus, Paul Claimed To Have An Access To Jesus Which Had Been Denied To Even The Closest Followers Of Jesus While He Had Been On Earth. The Teaching Which Paul Claimed He Had Been Given Did Not Tally With What The Apostles Had Heard From The Very Lips Of Jesus.
The Foundation Of Christianity Is The Total Rejection Of Circumcision, Sabbath, And The Law (Galatians 3:13, Romans 3:20) Which Was Followed By Jesus (Matthew 5:17-20, 23:23)…
Paul Had A Falling Out With The Apostles And Decided That “Circumcision Is Nothing, And Uncircumcision Is Nothing, But The Keeping Of The Commandments Of God”
1 Corinthians 7:19.
Even Though Circumcision Was Held In An Even Higher Regard Than The Sabbath Itself In The Law Of Moses And The “Commandments Of God,” Still, Paul Taught That It Is Possible To Keep The Commandments Even If, Contrary To The Teachings Of Jesus And The Apostles, This Foremost Commandment Of Circumcision Was Abandoned.
 (What Did Jesus Really Say? By Misha’al Ibn Abdullah Al- Kadhi  P83 )
In The End, Paul Decided That All The Commandments Of God Through Moses (Pbuh)
Which Jesus (Pbuh) Had Kept Faithfully Till The Crucifixion And Which The Apostles Had Also
Kept Were All Worthless Decaying And Ready To Vanish Away And Faith Was All That Was
Required, Thereby Completely Nullifying Everything His “Lord” Jesus Had Taught And Practiced During His Lifetime.
Romans 3:28: “Therefore We Conclude That A Man Is Justified By Faith Without The Deeds Of The Law.”
 He Decided That The Laws Of Moses (Pbuh) (E.G. “Thou Shalt Not Steal, Thou Shalt Not Kill, …Etc.”) Which Jesus (Pbuh) Had Taught The Faithful During His Lifetime Were A “Curse” Upon Them And No Longer Necessary. Galatians 3:13 “Christ Hath Redeemed Us From The Curse Of The Law.”
 (What Did Jesus Really Say? By Misha’al Ibn Abdullah Al- Kadhi  P83 )
The Foundation Of Christianity Is The Total Rejection Of Circumcision, Sabbath, And The Law (Galatians 3:13, Romans 3:20) Which Was Followed By Jesus saying this. (Matthew 5:17-20, 23:23)…
 Paul Says The Centre Of Christianity Today Is Rome Yet Jesus Never Said Anything About Rome Being The Centre Of His Teaching. He Preached Only To The Jews (Matthew 15:24) And Never To The Gentiles (Matthew 10:5-6).
The Centre Of The Teaching Of Jesus(Pbuh) Was In Jerusalem. It Was Paul Who Founded Christianity Which Spread To Europe And Beyond.
Paul Himself Readily Admits That He Was Both Willing And Able To Recruit New Converts By
Any Means At His Disposal
1 Corinthians 9:20 “And Unto The Jews I Became As A Jew,
That I Might Gain The Jews; To Them That Are Under The Law(Gentiles), As Under The Law,That I Might Gain Them That Are Under The Law”
1 Corinthians 9:22: “…I Am Made All Things To All Men, That I Might By All Means Save Some”
1 Corinthians 6:12:“…All Things Are Lawful For Me, But I Will Not Be Brought Under The Power Of Any.”
Well, As We Have Seen, One Of Them Is His Admitted Habit Of LYING AGAINST GOD’S GLORY In Order To Propagate His Doctrine. However, He Believed That The Truth “Abounded” Through His Lies (Romans3:7). Paul Also Openly Admits That His Teachings Were Not Obtained From The Apostles Of Jesus, But From A Vision Of Jesus Denied The Apostles:
 Galatians 1:12 “For I Neither Received It Of Man, Neither Was I Taught It, But By The Revelation Of Jesus Christ.”
  (What Did Jesus Really Say? By Misha’al Ibn Abdullah Al- Kadhi  P84 )
Paul Is The Founder Of Christianity Testifications By Encyclopedia Wikipedia:
 Paul Is Venerated As A Saint By All The Churches That Honor Saints, Including Those Of The Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, And Anglican Traditions, And Some Lutheran Sects And He Is The Patron Saint Of The City Of London. He Did Much To Advance Christianity Among The Gentiles, And Is Considered To Be One Source (If Not The Primary Source) Of Early Church Doctrine, And The Founder Of Pauline Christianity. (Http://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Paul_Of_Tarsus). 

 Did Jesus (Pbuh) Come To Paul In A “Vision” And Command Him To Lie Against God?
Is God’s Light So Week That It Can Only Be Advanced Through Paul’s Lies?
Are Paul’s Lies So “Pious” As To Advance God’s Glory In A Manner That Would Be Impossible Through Truth And Light Alone?
Is This What Jesus (Pbuh) Was Teaching Him In His “Visions”?
Is This The Religion Of God?
The Scholar Maurice Bucaille Says:
 It Is Quite Reasonable To Ask What Christianity Might Have Been Without Paul And One Could No Doubt Construct All Sorts Of Hypotheses On This Subject. (The Bible, The Quran, And Science, P. 70)
 1. Christianity Is Nothing But A Love Affair Between Paul And Popea 
2. Jesus (Pbuh) Never Intended To Establish A New Religion On Earth. He Was Sent To Revive The Mosaic Law.
3. It’s  Clearly Demonstrate That Paul Invented “Christianity” As Revenge Against The Jews, And The Roman Emperors.  
4. The Pauline Church Later Became Known As The ‘Roman Catholic Church’, It Was Wholly   Controlled By Politics And  Not A Religious Foundation.
5.Constantine Changed The Sabbath From Saturday To Sunday To Commemorate The Day Of The Sun-God. Constantine Introduced The Pagan ‘Trinity’ Which He Borrowed From His Own Religion. The Romans, The Egyptians, And The Hindus Believed In ‘Trinity’ Before Christianity Existed.
6. It Is Understandable That They Were Therefore Suspicious Of His Conversion And Considered His ‘Revelations’ Unreliable. Many Probably Suspected That He Was No More Than A Spy, Posing As A Follower Of Jesus. The Dispute As To Whether Paul Should Be Accepted Was Therefore A Bitter One And Its Outcome Must Have Seemed A Foregone Conclusion.
Paul’s Religion Succeeded, And It’s Very Unfortunate That The True Followers Of Jesus(PBUH) Were Defeated..
Peace be on you


Creation of Christianity - By Areeb Islam
Paul had played a very powerful role in developing the basis of what we now know as Christianity. Jesus was born a Jew and remained so throughout his earthly life. His disciples continue to be Jews and it is only at Antioch that the band of followers of Jesus were called, in inverted commas, Christians. Paul wanted to convey the message and teachings of Jesus to the non Jews which even Jesus have not done or given authority to do. Paul made out his own theology and the own doctrines in order to make Christianity acceptable to the none Jews and to look different from Judaism. in pushing his own doctrine Paul was willing to do absolutely anything! He even offered sacrifices in Jerusalem and declared himself a Pharisee to keep the disciples at Jerusalem happy as is seen in Act Chapter 21 to 23. But he kept with him Barnabas, when it was needed, to show that he had with him some one who was well-known and close to Jesus. He kept them to show that his mission was authentic and that people should follow him. When Paul was faced with Romans he saved his skin by saying I am a Roman and claiming his Roman citizenship. He encouraged and allowed none Jews to remain uncircumcised and even to eat food that was forbidden like the swine. Paul started fights and arguments with Jesus' companions, disciples, and first generation followers. He went against the teachings that Jesus' disciples and followers were preaching and teaching. Paul claimed: I have been entrusted with the gospel for Gen tiles as surely as Peter has been entrusted with the gospel for the Jews. For God whose action may peter an apostle for the Jews also made me an apostle for the gentiles. Recognizing then the favor bestowed on me, those reputed pillars of society, James, Cephas, and John accepted Barnabas and myself as partners and shook hands upon it, agreeing that we should go to the Gen tiles while they went to the Jews. [GAL 2: 7-9] Paul is not known to have met with any of the other disciples or apostles during his journeys. The ever crafty Paul was able to convince and overcome the disciples of Jesus, as the Gospels fell under the influence of Paul. he forced believers to follow his claims of been an apostle to the gentiles. It is interesting to note that the apostles and disciples who lived and followed Jesus' teachings stuck to their original teachings of Jesus and taught only the gospel to the Jews as Jesus himself had wished them to do. So Paul became the first innovator of Christianity. This was to be me one of many innovations that he use as a stepping stone to the new gospel. " but when Cephus came to Antoch I oppose him to his face. Even Barnabas was carried away and played false like the rest" (Gal 2:12-13). Often this Paul erupted into an open challenge: " so many people brag about their earthly distinctions and I shall do so also" (2 Cor 11:18) , " I can out-do them" (2 Cor 11:23) , " in no respect did I fall short of these superlative apostles" (2 Cor 12:11). Eventually he now breaks away from even his mentor and faithful companion. The one who had stuck by him through thick and thin. The one who introduced him to the Christian world. He now renounces and turns his back on Barnabas. By doing this Paul now severs his last link with the original disciples of Jesus peace be upon. We have very little to lay out hands on what the apostles were saying or doing at that time. They are erased and removed from the chronicles of history as if they never existed. We get some indication, surprisingly with in the New Testament itself in a letter of James: " my brothers, what use is it for a man to say he has faith when he does nothing to show it? Can faith save him?. . . . . If it does not lead to actions, it is in itself a lifeless thing. . . . Faith without works to whom is barren?. . . . A man is justified by actions and not by faith in itself" ( James 2:14-24). This statement made by James is in direct contrast an opposition to what Paul was teaching: " no man is ever justified by doing what law demands, but only through faith in Christ Jesus" (Gal 2:16). It is interesting to note that Jesus peace be upon has said very clearly in the Bible: " think not that I am come to destroyed the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For truly I say to you, till heaven and earth pass, not a jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, until all be fulfilled. Whoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men to do so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven" (Matt 5:17-19). now on the contrary we see that Paul says " he has canceled the bond that pledged us to the decrees of the law. It stood against us, but he has set it aside, nailing it to the cross" (Col 2:14) , " we are excused from the law" (Rom 7:6), " Christ ends the law and brings righteousness" (Rom 10:4). So now we see how people gives a brand new twist into his doctrine - the father of innovation is at work. We as Muslims can learn a lot about the dangers of innovation by simply looking at it teachings and the eventual results that took place within the church. If you believe that innovation can be good keep listening. The almighty has given us the Quran and the Sunnah but today many want to add or subtract from these revelations. This is exactly what Paul did. Paul managed to separate Jesus peace be upon from Christ. As if he was talking about two different people! According to his reasoning the Law or the shariah which had bound Jesus and his followers was no longer necessary, since Jesus had died. Now there were no longer married to Jesus peace be upon but to Christ, who had brought another rule or law. It was therefore necessary to follow Christ and not Jesus. (Romans 7:1-4). This shift of emphasis from Jesus as a man and prophit to the new image of Christ, who was the divine, enabled the intellectuals in Greece and Rome to assimilate into their own philosophies what Paul and those who followed him are preaching. It needs to be said in all fairness that Paul did not invent the theory of the Trinity himself. But because of Paul and his teachings the church began to talk of God the Father and God the son, it only needed to later add God the Holy ghost to create the doctrine of the Trinity. The Romans were already familiar with the idea of the Trinity all three gods being equal. This was prevalent in Rome. The idea of the Trinity was prevalent amongst many pagan religions in the time of Paul. And so did not look very odd for them to see another religion that preached the same thing.


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