Sunday, May 13, 2012

SON OF GOD OR SERVANT OF GOD? & John 3:16 Analysis


SON OF GOD OR SERVANT OF GOD ????
[by Tiger Hossam]

All of mankind are the servants of ALLAH [God]. If a man were to own another man then that man would be his servant. Obviously this servant would be held in a lower regard than this man's own children (or himself). We do not usually find people telling their sons (or themselves): "come here my servant,"or "Go over there my servant." Let us compare this with what God has to say about Jesus (pbuh):

NASB ©
Greek
Transliteration
Strong's
Definition
Origin
MY SERVANT
παῖς
pais
a child, boy, youth
a prim. word

1.            Matthew 12:18: "Behold my servant, whom I have chosen."http://biblelexicon.org/matthew/12-18.htm


2.            Acts 3:13(RSV): "The God** of Abraham, and of Isaac,.... hath glorified hisservant Jesus." http://biblelexicon.org/acts/3-13.htm
"The God
θεὸς
theos
His servant
παῖδα
paida
a child, boy, youth
a prim. word

3.            Acts 4:27(RSV): "For of a truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hast anointed...." http://biblelexicon.org/acts/4-27.htm  http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts%204:27&version=NIV
servant
παῖδα
paida

The Actual Greek word used is "pias" or "paida" which mean; "servant, child, son, manservant." Some translations of the Bible, such as the popular King James Version, have translated this word as "Son" when it is attributed to Jesus (pbuh) and "servant" for most everyone else, while more recent translations of the Bible such as the Revised Standard Version (RSV) now honestly translate it as "servant." As we shall see in later chapters, the RSV was compiled by thirty two Biblical scholars of the highest eminence, backed by 50 cooperating Christian denominations from the "most" ancient Biblical manuscripts available to them today. Chances are that no matter what your church or denomination you are able to name, that church took part in the correction of the King James Version of the Bible which resulted in the RSV.

The exact same word "pias" is attributed to Jacob (Israel) in Luke 1:54 and translated as "servant": 
"He hath helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;." 
http://biblelexicon.org/luke/1-54.htm


It is also applied to King David in Luke 1:69, and once again, it is translated as "servant": http://biblelexicon.org/luke/1-69.htm 


"....the house of his servant David;" (also see Acts 4:25 http://biblelexicon.org/acts/4-25.htm ).

However, when it is applied to Jesus (e.g. Acts 3:13, Acts 4:27), NOW it is translated as "Son." (notice that it is not only translated as "son" but as "Son".) Why the double standard?
Why the dishonest translation techniques?


"And verily, among them is a party who twist their tongues with the Scripture that you might think that it is from the Scripture but it is not from the Scripture; and they say, 'It is from Allah' but it is not from Allah; and they speak a lie against Allah while [well] they know it!" The noble Qur'an, A'al-Umran(3):78

"The Messiah will never scorn to be a servant of Allah, nor will the favored angels. Whosoever scorns His service and is proud, all such will He assemble unto Him; Then as for those who believed and did good works, unto them will he pay their wages in full and shall increase them from His bounty. [But] as for those who were scornful and proud, He shall punish hem with a painful torment, nor will they find for themselves other than Allah any ally or champion"The noble Qur'an, Al-Nissa(4):172-174


Matthew 23:8
"But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Jesus; and all ye are brethren."
Here it is clearly proved that Jesus was servant of Allah, and that there is only One Master and He is Allah. Note that "Jesus and all ye  are brethren (are servants)" and their Master is only One Allah.
Matthew 23:9
King James Bible (Cambridge Ed.)
And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
From this you will note that fatherhood and sonship is meant metaphorically to be the relationship between Allah and His servants: it is meant in a general sense and not specifically for Jesus son of Mary (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).
Secondly note that present day Christians go in sinister confession boxes and call their sinister priests and pastors as father.
Jesus was a man who spent 9 months in his mother's womb and had an umbilical cord at the time of birth and a belly button like all humans. He used to eat and used to go for the call of nature like all normal humans. How can the son be the father of himself? 


Last Testament - Quran 19:88. They say: "((Allah)) Most Gracious has begotten a son!"
89. Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!
90. At it the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin,
91. That they should invoke a son for ((Allah)) Most Gracious.
92. For it is not consonant with the majesty of ((Allah)) Most Gracious that He should beget a son.
93. Not one of the beings in the heavens and the earth but must come to ((Allah)) Most Gracious as a servant.
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WHAT IS MEANT BY THE PHRASE "SON OF GOD" ?
[BY ABDUL FATIR]
[In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful]

Chrsitian apologists always say things like Jesus is the Son of God. Since God is the creator of everyone, Methaphorically every Tom , Dick and Harry is a son of God or a creation of God.

 But a christian might say :
"No,No Jesus is not a normal son but the begotten son of God; He is begotten NOT MADE others are made by God" and  they quote from the the King James Version of Bible :

King James Bible (KJV)- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life [John 3:16]

The above verse form King James Version has the word begotten in it but in all the new translations which go back to the oldest greek manuscripts due to which reason these translations are slightly more reliable for Christians as far as oldest text is concerned as in these  original Greek lixicons and codex have been considered and now as a result the word begotten has been thrown out from the bible as an interpolation concoction and fabrication.
New International Version (©1984) (NIV) "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Original Word: μονογενής, ές
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: monogenés "one (monos) of a classgenos" (the only of its kind).

Indeed Jesus son of Mary had no father as he was born miraculously from Mother only. This kind of unique example is only one of its kind.
The Creation of Adam is without both Male and female which is also a unique example and indeed one of its kind.
In the previous fraudulent translations the word begotten was used which means ‘result of a sexual act’ which is an abuse to God because begetting is an animal act , it belongs to the lower animal funtions of sex and Allah [God] reacts strongly to this abuse in the Qur'an :

They say: "(Allah) Most Gracious has begotten a son!"
Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!
At it the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin,
That they should invoke a son for (Allah) Most Gracious.
For it is not consonant with the majesty of (Allah) Most Gracious that He should beget a son.
[Surah Maryam 19:88-92]


3:59. The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was.


Now lets analyze the Sonship Of Jesus

Jesus is mentioned as the
SON OF MAN 83 times in the New Testament
and
only 13 times as the SON OF GOD.

        Bible has got sons by the tons :
 go through the alleged geneology of Jesus from Luke 3:23-38

They will come with weeping; they will pray as I bring them back. I will lead them beside streams of water on a level path where they will not stumble, because I am Israel's father, and Ephraim is my firstborn son. [Jeremiah 31:9]

3. David is a son of God Psalms [2:7]
I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.

Then say to Pharaoh, 'This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son,

5. because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. [Romans 8:14] http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans%208:12-16&version=NIV1984

6. the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. Then the Lord said, “My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years.”
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown[Genesis 6:2-4] http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%206:2-4&version=NIV1984

Even when you get to the title Son of a God, even you get to the title Begotten son of God. This is not a exclusive title to Jesus that some people think. There are many instances where son of a God is used and if anyone who has studied Jewish culture specially ancient jewish culture to call son of a God is a title is a title of esteem and prestige even my Lord. Even someone come to say to Rabai and used to say my Lord. Jacob, Solomon and exodus were called Sons of God. In Jeremiah Adam was called son of god in the new testament. Common people are called sons of god in new and old testament.
God doesn’t die
God doesn’t have children
God doesn’t have human needs

The above verses explicitly explain that since we are a creation of God , we are [metaphorically] the children of God and Jesus was no exception.

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It is often asserted by Christian Trinitarians when the words ‘Son of God’ is used for Jesus in the New Testament, then that proves he is God himself. Trinitarians hold to the belief that the declaration, that Jesus is the ‘Son of God’, means he is God the Son, a member of the Trinity. However, Jesus (p) never claimed to be a member of the Trinity. The Trinity concept was build up centuries later by the Church Fathers. I will now show passages from Mark’s Gospel where the words ‘Son of God’ is used, as Mark is the earliest Gospel to be written, according to Scholars.
Mark 1:1 – “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.”
Mark 3:3 – “You are the Son of God!”
Mark 15:39 – “Surely this man was the Son of God!”
As you have read the passages, question arises are the words ‘Son of God’ unique to Jesus alone? The answer is no! To be called the ‘Son of God’ does not mean that Jesus shares God’s nature. Son of God, the term has been used many times in Old Testament, but nowhere does it imply that the person shares YHWH’S nature. Here are the following passages where the term is used:
(1) Genesis 6:4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown. Genesis 6:4
(2) Exodus 4:22 Then say to Pharaoh, ‘This is what the LORD says: Israel is my firstborn son.
(3) Deuteronomy 14:1 “You are the sons of the LORD your God. You shall not cut yourselves or make any baldness on your foreheads for the dead.
(4) Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he divided mankind, he fixed the borders of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God.
(5) Deuteronomy 32:19 The LORD saw this and rejected them because he was angered by his sons and daughters.
(6) 2 Samuel 7:14 I will be his Father, and he shall be My son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the blows of the sons of men.
(7) 1 Chronicles 17:13 I will be his father, and he will be my son. I will never take my love away from him, as I took it away from your predecessor.
(8) 1 Chronicles 22:10 He is the one who will build a house for my Name. He will be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.’
(9) 1 Chronicles 28:6 He said to me: ‘Solomon your son is the one who will build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be his father.
(10) Psalm 2:7 I will tell of the decree: The LORD said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you.
(11) Psalms 29:1 A Psalm of David. Ascribe to the LORD, O sons of the mighty, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
(12) Psalms 82:6 “I said, ‘You are “gods”; you are all sons of the Most High.’
(13) Psalms 89:6 For who in the skies is comparable to the LORD? Who among the sons of the mighty is like the LORD
(14) Psalms 89:26-27 He will say to me, ‘You are my Father and my God, as well as the mighty rock where I am safe.’ “I have chosen David as my first-born son, and he will be the ruler of all kings on earth.
(15) Isaiah 43:6 I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ and to the south, ‘Do not hold them back.’ Bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth.
(16) Jeremiah 31:9 They will come with weeping; they will pray as I bring them back. I will lead them beside streams of water on a level path where they will not stumble, because I am Israel’s father, and Ephraim is my firstborn son.
(17) Daniel 3:25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
(18) Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the sons of Israel Will be like the sand of the sea, Which cannot be measured or numbered; And in the place Where it is said to them, “You are not My people,” It will be said to them, “You are the sons of the living God.”
(19) Hosea 11:1 “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.
Reading the above passages shows that Israel as a whole is God’s sons and daughters. Angels are also God’s sons. It’s quite clear reading all the above verses that being the ‘Son of God’ did not and was never understood to denote that the person is sharing God’s nature. If Trinitarians still insist that the term ‘Son of God’ means ‘divinity’. Then they have to be consistent and apply the same for all the other passages when ‘son of God’ is used in the Old Testament. If we go by Trinitarian logic, then all the people in the Old Testament are equally God just as is Jesus is (as claimed by Christian Trinitarians) in the New Testament. When the term ‘son of God’ is used in a Jewish sense, it means someone who is a righteous person. It is used for the nation of Israel or a person who has a close relationship with God Almighty. Let’s now present some Scholarly evidences on the term ‘Son of God’.
The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion says:
“Son of God, term occasionally found in Jewish literature, biblical and post-biblical, but nowhere implying physical descent of a human from the Godhead. In general terms, the Jewish people are referred to as ‘the children of the Lord your God’ (Dt. 14:1; cf. Ex. 4.22 and Hos. 11.1), in relation to the concept of the fatherhood of God. Genesis 6.2 mentions the ‘sons of God’ who intermarried with the daughters of man; the origins of the phrase here presumably reflect ancient Near Eastern polytheistic assumptions. It came to be taken as a reference to angels (also in Ps, 82.6), and it used in this sense in the Berikh Shemei prayer (in its Aramaic form) from the Zohar, which is recited in some rites at the opening of the ark of the covenant in the synagogue. The application of the term to Jesus by the early Christian church was probably a combination of the metaphorical use of the term in Jewish apocryphal literature (e.eg., Wisdom of Solomon. 2.18) with the more material conception of the divine man (theios aner) common in surrounding cultures of the day. When used by Rabbis, the reference was to Israel or to human beings in general.”[1]
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
“Son of God
A person or people having close relationship with God; in the NT a designation of Jesus. The Lord promised through Nathan that David’s ancestor would be ‘a son to me’ (2Sam. 7:14; 1 Chr. 17:13; 22:10; 28:6), and other texts call the King the Lord’s son (Ps. 2:7; cf. Isa. 9:6-7 [MT 5-6]) and firstborn (Ps. 89:27-29 [28-30]). Several passages call the Lord the ‘father’ of Israel (Deut. 32:6; Isa. 64:8 [7]; Jer. 31:9), and others refer to Israel or Ephraim as the Lord’s ‘son’ (Exod. 4:22-23; Jer. 319; Hos. 11:1). The people can be called the Lord’s sons and daughters (Deut. 32:19; Isa. 43:6; Hos. 1:10 [2:1].
Intertestamental Jewish sources call the angels sons of God (Wis. 5:5) and identify the suffering righteous man as God’s son (Wis. 2:16-18; Sir.4:10), and several texts from the Quran, especially the hotly debated Aramiac text 4Q246, provide enigmatic evidence concerning the term ‘son of God’ (Cf. also 4QFlor 1:11-13; 1QSa 2:11). The Greco-Roman world bestowed the title Son of God on Caesar.” [2]
Reverend Thomas P. Rausch, S.J., Ph.D., who is the T. Marie Chilton Professor of Catholic Theology and professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, he writes:
“The earliest version of the Apostles Creed in Hippolytus Apostolic Tradition asks simply, do you believe in Christ Jesus, the Son of God? Referring to Jesus as God’s ‘only son’ is to use a biblical metaphor that has undergone a considerable development, even metamorphosis. In the Old Testament the title ‘son of God’ has a variety of meanings or usages. It could refer to the expected ‘son of David,’ the royal successor who God had promised to adopt (2 Sam 7:14; Ps 89:27), as we have seen. ‘Son of God’ was also used for the just man in the Wisdom tradition (Sir 4:10; Wisdom 2:16-20), for angels (Job 1:6; 2:1), and sometimes for the people of Israel collectively (Exod 4:22; Deut 14:1). The title Son of God was also used in other eastern religions for kings and wonder workers. None of these have the implication of divinity, nor do all of the appearances of this title in the New Testament[3]
Charlene P. E. Burns is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She says:
“A brief look at the title Son of God is illuminating. Although we have no evidence that Jesus actually referred to himself as the Son of God, the phrase appears in the creeds and is central to Christian belief.
In the first century, people were not infrequently referred to as sons of God in order to indicate their status as somehow specially pleasing to or favoured by God. For example, mythological Greek heroes, like Hercules, were called sons of God. During Jesus lifetime, Caesar Augustus was commonly referred to as such, as were the rulers of Egypt. Within traditional Judaism the title was used in various ways, as we see in the Hebrew Scriptures. Angels are sons of God, according to numerous texts- Gen. 6:2-4 or Deut. 32:8, for example.
The king and other Israelites, even Israel itself, all received this title (2 Sa,. 7:14; Exod. 4:22). Intertestamental Judaism developed the theme further, and it is found in the writings of the Dead Sea Scrolls as well. Altogether then, it can be said that at the time of Jesus and during the early years of Christian formation, the term Son of God was widely known and used. To say that someone was the Son of God in antiquity seems to have meant something like ‘belonging to God.’ Given its somewhat common usage, it is not surprising that the term came to be associated with Jesus. We have no evidence to support the claim that, when first used to speak of Jesus, Son of God meant anything other than its then accepted meaning.
The title originally implied nothing like that Christian idea of Sonship as encompassing incarnational and Trinitarian themesIt was a metaphor used to indicate the special character of Jesus relationship to God. Although Jesus most likely did not consider himself to be the Son of God, it is feasible that he would have understood Israel and her people to be sons of God. As Conservative New Testament Scholar N. T. Wright says ‘I do not think Jesus [sat back and said] to himself, ‘well, I never! I’m the second person of the Trinity!
Some have argued that Jesus did have a sense of distinctive relationship to God, demonstrated by his reference to God as Abba or Father and his having taught the disciples that an appropriate form of prayer begins ‘Our Father….’ But this cannot be construed to mean that he thought of himself as the Son of God. It was common during Jesus lifetime for devout Jews to address God in prayer as Abba. His use of Abba in reference to God is not evidence for a theory of Jesus incarnational or pre-existent self-understanding.” [4]
From the academic quotes, we see that ‘Son of God’ does not mean that the person referred to shares God’s nature. The evidences shown from the scholars is clear that, when someone was referred to as the ‘son of God’, when it was used in the first century, when Jesus (p) was alive, it only meant that the person was a righteous man or the person had a special relationship with God. The term was always used in a metaphorical sense, it was never used in a literal way. Paying close to the some of the scholarly quotes, they also highlighted that the expression ‘son of God’ has ‘underwent considerable development’, they meant that the meaning of the term changed centuries down the line by Christians. I hope Trinitarians from now on stop using the term ‘son of God’ as a claim for the divinity for Jesus. It is evident that when the expression was used in the first Century, when Jesus was alive, it only meant that he was a righteous man, a holy man and nothing more.
References:
[1] The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion [Second Edition, Copyright 2011] by Adele Berlin page 698
[2] Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible [Copyright 2000] By David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers page 1241
[3] I Believe in God: A Reflection on the Apostles’ Creed [Copyright 2008] By Professor Thomas P. Rausch page 67
[4] Divine Becoming: Rethinking Jesus and Incarnation [Copyright 2002] By Professor Charlene P. Embrey Burns page 34http://www.metanexus.net/profile/charlene-p-e-burns

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REFERENCES WHERE PROPHETS (OTHER THAN JESUS SON OF MARY) CALLED GOD AS FATHER
There are some christians who argue that besides Jesus son of Mary (PBUH) no other Prophet of God called God as Father. So muslims should remind them to read their own bible.
Psalms 89:26 http://bible.cc/psalms/89-26.htm He will call out to me, 'You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.'
Psalms 2:7 http://bible.cc/psalms/2-7.htm  I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.
Isaiah 63:16 http://bible.cc/isaiah/63-16.htm But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name.
Isaiah 9:6 http://bible.cc/isaiah/9-6.htm For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 64:8 http://bible.cc/isaiah/64-8.htm  Yet, O LORD, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.
Malachi 1:6 http://bible.cc/malachi/1-6.htm "A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty. "It is you, O priests, who show contempt for my name. "But you ask, 'How have we shown contempt for your name?'
Malachi 2:10 http://bible.cc/malachi/2-10.htm  "Do we not all have one father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously each against his brother so as to profane the covenant of our fathers?
Jeremiah 3:4 http://bible.cc/jeremiah/3-4.htm  Have you not just called to me: 'My Father, my friend from my youth,
Jeremiah 3:19 http://bible.cc/jeremiah/3-19.htm  "I myself said, "'How gladly would I treat you like sons and give you a desirable land, the most beautiful inheritance of any nation.' I thought you would call me 'Father' and not turn away from following me.
Jeremiah 31:9 http://bible.cc/jeremiah/31-9.htm  They will come with weeping; they will pray as I bring them back. I will lead them beside streams of water on a level path where they will not stumble, because I am Israel's father, and Ephraim is my firstborn son.
Ephesians 4:6 http://bible.cc/ephesians/4-6.htm  one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
Deuteronomy 32:6 http://bible.cc/deuteronomy/32-6.htm  Is this the way you repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father, your Creator, who made you and formed you?
So we see clearly here that it was not an exclusive title retained for Jesus son of Mary (PBUH) and in the New testament as well Jesus (PBUH) said in Matthew 6:9 "This, then, is how you should pray: "'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,http://bible.cc/matthew/6-9.htm he didn’t say My father but he said Our Father not my father.
Luke 11:2 http://bible.cc/luke/11-2.htm King James 2000 Bible (©2003)
And he said unto them, When you pray, say, Our Father (not my Father) who is in heaven, Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.

It can be realised without any bias that in those days some Prophets called in their native language in a metaphorical sense and jewish tradition was to normally call righteous people as children of God and no one including Jesus son of Mary (PBUH) had called God as father in a biological sense NEVER rather they called in a METAPHORICAL sense and they never meant literally which is obviously a great blasphemy.

Because Paul the liar, deceiver and deviant and his camp hijacked the original teachings of Jesus and gave his own interpretation alongwith his own writings which are approximately 80% of the present bible and unfortunately christians have taken his words as the words of God Allmighty. Allah (God) Allmighty says in the last testament i.e. The Quran about such people as follows:
2:79 "Then woe to those who write the Book with their own hands, and then say:"This is from Allah," to traffic with it for miserable price!- Woe to them for what their hands do write, and for the gain they make thereby."
http://neurotherapy-of-christian-brain.blogspot.com/2012/05/jesus-vs-paul-abdul-fatir.html

Because of the blasphemy that christian started by taking Father word literally that Jesus son of Mary (PBUH) is the son of God. Allah completely prohibited it in the Quran as follows:

33:4. Allah has not made for any man two hearts in his (one) body: nor has He made your wives whom ye divorce by Zihar your mothers: nor has He made your adopted sons your sons. Such is (only) your (manner of) speech by your mouths. But Allah tells (you) the Truth, and He shows the (right) Way.
33:5. Call them by (the names of) their fathers: that is juster in the sight of Allah. But if ye know not their father's (names, call them) your Brothers in faith, or your maulas. But there is no blame on you if ye make a mistake therein: (what counts is) the intention of your hearts: and Allah is Oft-Returning, Most Merciful. 

Note that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) called Jesus son of Mary (PBUH) as his brother. All Prophets of Allah are brothers to each other. and All muslims are brothers in faith and this bond is more stronger than the bond of the blood brother.


Quran 19:88. They say: "((Allah)) Most Gracious has begotten a son!"
89. Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!
90. At it the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin,
91. That they should invoke a son for ((Allah)) Most Gracious.
92. For it is not consonant with the majesty of ((Allah)) Most Gracious that He should beget a son.
93. Not one of the beings in the heavens and the earth but must come to ((Allah)) Most Gracious as a servant.
94. He does take an account of them (all), and hath numbered them (all) exactly.
95. And everyone of them will come to Him singly on the Day of Judgment.
96. On those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, will ((Allah)) Most Gracious bestow love.
97. So have We made the (Qur'an) easy in thine own tongue, that with it thou mayest give Glad Tidings to the righteous, and warnings to people given to contention.
98. But how many (countless) generations before them have We destroyed? Canst thou find a single one of them (now) or hear (so much as) a whisper of them? 
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    • كَانَ النَّاسُ أُمَّةً وَاحِدَةً فَبَعَثَ اللَّهُ النَّبِيِّينَ مُبَشِّرِينَ وَمُنْذِرِينَ وَأَنْـزَلَ مَعَهُمُ الْكِتَابَ بِالْحَقِّ لِيَحْكُمَ بَيْنَ النَّاسِ فِيمَا اخْتَلَفُوا فِيهِ وَمَا اخْتَلَفَ فِيهِ إِلا الَّذِينَ أُوتُوهُ مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا جَاءَتْهُمُ الْبَيِّنَاتُ بَغْيًا بَيْنَهُمْ فَهَدَى اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لِمَا اخْتَلَفُوا فِيهِ مِنَ الْحَقِّ بِإِذْنِهِ وَاللَّهُ يَهْدِي مَنْ يَشَاءُ إِلَى صِرَاطٍ مُسْتَقِيمٍ

      Al Baqara 213
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    • " All people were but a single nation, then Allah sent Prophets, givers of glad tidings and warners. And He sent down with them the Scripture with the truth, so that it might be the judge between people as to that in which they have differed and disputed. And non did differ and dispute therein, save those unto whom it ( the knowledge of the Scripture ) was disclosed, after the clear manifestations have reached them, because of injustice amongst them. Then Allah guided those who believe unto all of which they used to differ and dispute therein, regarding the truth, by His leave and permission. For Allah does guide whomsoever He wills unto a path that is straight."

      Al Baqara: 213.

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    • Abd Er Razzaaq said: Ma3amar narrated that Sulaiman Al A3mash narrated that Abi Saale7 narrated what Abu Hurairah said concerning His ( i.e. Allah's ) words: " Then Allah guided those who believe unto all of which they used to differ and dispute therein, regarding the truth, by His leave and permission. " He said: The Prophet PBUH said: " We are the later that shall preceed on the Day of Resurrection. We are the first to enter the Garden ( Paradise ), although the knowledge of the Scripture has been disclosed to them before us, and the same has been disclosed to us after them. Then Allah guided us unto all of which they used to differ and dispute therein, regarding the truth, So Allah has guided us unto it. Hence people are to follow us in that respect. Morrow is the Jews' and the day after is the Christians'. "

    • Then Abdur Razzak, narrated this of Ma3amar, who narrated it of Ibn Tawous, who narrated it of his father, who narrated it of Abu Hurairah..

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    • " Ibn Wahab said: Abdur Rahman ibn Zaid ibn Aslam narrated of his father concerning His ( i.e. Allah's ) words: " Then Allah guided those who believe unto all of which they used to differ and dispute therein, regarding the truth, by His leave and permission.", So they differed and disputed concerning Friday, So the Jews made it Saturday, whereas the Christians made it Sunday. Then Allah guided the nation of Mohammad unto Friday. And they differed and disputed concerning the Quibla, the direction in which one is to face during prayer, so the Christians faced the east, whereas the Jews faced Jerusalem, Ar. Baitul Maqdis, literally: the House of Sanctity or Sanctuary. Then Allah guided the nation of Mohammad unto the Quibla ( i.e. Mecca ). And they differed and disputed concerning Praying, where some of them kneel, genuflect, or bow, but do not prostrate, whereas some of them prostrate, but do not kneel, and some of them pray while talking, and some pray while walking. So Allah guided the nation of Mohammad unto the truth thereof. And they differed and disputed concerning fasting, where some of them fast part of the day, and some of them fast by abstaining from some ( but not all ) food. So Allah guided the nation of Mohammad unto the truth thereof. And they differed and disputed concerning Abraham PBUH, where the Jews consider him a Jew, whereas the Christians consider him a Christian. But Allah considered him a Muslim deviating away from all stray and crookedness. So Allah guided the nation of Mohammad unto the truth thereof. And they differed and disputed concerning Jesus PBUH, so the Jews belied him, and accused his mother of a grave false-accusation. Whereas the Christians made him a god and a child ( begotten son ). But Allah considered him a spirit ( a great prophet ) issuing from Him, and His Word ( a created Expression of His Will). So Allah guided the nation of Mohammad PBUH unto the truth thereof. "
      All the above is quoted from Tafsir Ibn Katheer.

    وقال عبد الرزاق: حدثنا مَعْمَر، عن سليمان الأعمش، عن أبي صالح، عن أبي هريرة في قوله: ( فَهَدَى اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لِمَا اخْتَلَفُوا فِيهِ مِنَ الْحَقِّ بِإِذْنِهِ ) قال: قال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: "نحن الآخرون الأولون يوم القيامة، نحن أوّلُ الناس دخولا الجنة، بيد أنهم أوتوا الكتاب من قبلنا وأوتيناه من بعدهم، فهدانا الله لما اختلفوا فيه من الحق، فهذا اليوم الذي اختلفوا فيه، فهدانا له فالناس لنا فيه تبع، فغدًا لليهود، وبعد غد للنصارى".

    ثم رواه عبد الرزاق، عن معمر، عن ابن طاوس، عن أبيه، عن أبي هريرة .

    وقال ابن وهب، عن عبد الرحمن بن زيد بن أسلم، عن أبيه في قوله: ( فَهَدَى اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لِمَا اخْتَلَفُوا فِيهِ مِنَ الْحَقِّ بِإِذْنِهِ ) فاختلفوا في يوم الجمعة، فاتخذ اليهود يوم السبت، والنصارى يوم الأحد. فهدى الله أمة محمد ليوم الجمعة. واختلفوا في القبلة؛ فاستقبلت النصارى المشرق، واليهود بيت المقدس، فهدى الله أمة محمد للقبلة. واختلفوا في الصلاة؛ فمنهم من يركع ولا يسجد، ومنهم من يسجد ولا يركع، ومنهم من يصلي وهو يتكلم، ومنهم من يصلي وهو يمشي، فهدى الله أمة محمد للحق من ذلك. واختلفوا في الصيام، فمنهم من يصوم بعض النهار، ومنهم من يصوم عن بعض الطعام، فهدى الله أمة محمد للحق من ذلك. واختلفوا في إبراهيم، عليه السلام، فقالت اليهود: كان يهوديًا، وقالت النصارى: كان نصرانيًا، وجعله الله حنيفًا مسلمًا، فهدى الله أمة محمد للحق من ذلك. واختلفوا في عيسى، عليه السلام، فكذّبت به اليهود، وقالوا لأمه بهتانًا عظيمًا، وجعلته النصارى إلهًا وولدًا، وجعله الله روحه، وكلمته، فهدى الله أمة محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم للحق من ذلك
تفسير ابن كثير

Courtesy : Abu Dajana Muhammad Moukhtar
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Jesus spoke Galilean Aramaic which we all know, and in Jerusalem they spoke Judean Aramaic and there is a difference in words and dialect.
Talya ALAHA in J.Aramaic means "son of God", in the tongue of jesus (p )"G.Aramaic" and his disciples it means "Servant of God", both child & son can be traced back to the greek word "UIOV".
Now if we translate "UIOV" back to Galilean Aramaic we would of got Servant of God, but xtian scholars chose to translate it into Judean Aramaic.
so when he says "I am the Talya Alaha" in his tongue it means "i am the Servant of God" and not "i am the son of God" John 10:36 and 19:7 proves there was confusion.
"Talya Alaha" in J.Aramaic can also mean "Lamb of God".

So why does the Bible only focus on the Jewish Aramaic translation when jesus (pbuh) was a Galilean Aramaic speaker?

Considering jesus was accepted in Galilee, i presume because they understood him to be a servant of God, and rejected in Judea i assume because he was regarded as making claims to be the Son of God, and he himself was confused at this (John 10:36)

And accordance of first ever Christian Church Order "Didache" with the Koran

"The Didache" or "Teaching of the Apostles" turns jesus out as Muslim and no Christian

“…the world-deceiver {shall appear} as a son of God;” (Didache 16:8)

http://www.bare-jesus.net/e008b.htm

Note: son of God refers to anti christ, why should muslims or christians believe that Jesus son of God while he is servant of God?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wglwIJftvA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9-ddOebSV4

The Didache or Teaching of the Apostles turns Jesus out as Muslim and no Christian
bare-jesus.net
Accordance of early Christianity and the Koran

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Nestorius, the Archbishop of Constantinople
Nestorius, the Archbishop of Constantinople, held that Mary did not deliver a god, but only a man. He believed that the second person, i.e. the son, was not incarnated and born of Mary, as others who believe in the Holy Trinity, do.

 He was of the opinion that Mary gave birth to a man, who later became united with the second person.

This union was not achieved by mixing, and rendering  both of them one thing..And that this union is not a real union, but a metaphoric unity or union.

And that God offered him love and gave him grace, and thus he became in the status of a son.

This explanation, reasoning and discussion lead no doubt to the believe that the Christ who discoursed and spoke to them, was brought to judgement and suffered punishment in their claim, had not altogether within him a divine element, and therefore was not a god nor a son of God.

The author of the book: The History of the Coptic Nation, states that Nestorius' words mean, or imply inevitably denying Christ's Divinity..

So the Council of Ephesus was held in 431, and decided, decreed, the Cursing and Expulsion of Nestor. They invented the doctrine that Virgin Mary gave birth to a man and God, at the same time, i.e. She was the Mother of God..! Nestorius was thus removed from the See.

Nestor traveled to Egypt and dwelt at Akhmeem, in upper Egypt, until his death.

Nestorians are now called Keldanians. They dwell in Mesopotamia, and the lands next to it..

They Believe that Christ hadn't 2 natures or 2 persons.
Courtesy: Abu Dajana Muhammad Moukhtar

2 comments :

  1. According to the Gospel of Barnabas, Jesus foresaw and rejected his own deification:
    And having said this, Jesus smote his face with both his hands, and then smote the ground with his head. And having raised his head, he said: "Cursed be every one who shall insert into my sayings that I am the son of God."
    —53:6 [5]
    And having said this Jesus went out of the Temple. And the common people magnified him, for they brought all the sick folk whom they could gather together, and Jesus having made prayer gave to all their health: whereupon on that day in Jerusalem the Roman soldiery, by the working of Satan, began to stir up the common people, saying that Jesus was the God of Israel, who was come to visit his people.
    —69:6 [6]
    Jesus answered: "And you; what say you that I am?" Peter answered: "You are Christ, son of God". Then was Jesus angry, and with anger rebuked him, saying: "Begone and depart from me, because you are the devil and seek to cause me offences."
    —70:1 [7]
    Jesus said again: "I confess before heaven, and call to witness everything that dwells upon the earth, that I am a stranger to all that men have said of me, to wit, that I am more than man. For I am a man, born of a woman, subject to the judgment of God; that live here like as other men, subject to the common miseries."
    —94:1 [8]
    Then answered the priest, with the governor and the king, saying: "Distress not yourself, O Jesus, holy one of God, because in our time shall not this sedition be any more, seeing that we will write to the sacred Roman senate in such wise that by imperial decree none shall any more call you God or son of God." Then Jesus said: "With your words I am not consoled, because where you hope for light darkness shall come; but my consolation is in the coming of the Messenger, who shall destroy every false opinion of me, and his faith shall spread and shall take hold of the whole world, for so has God promised to Abraham our father."
    —97:1 [9]
    This conforms entirely with Muslim belief, according to which Jesus is a human and a prophet. According to some ahadith, he will come back to earth in the future and declare to the world that he is "a Servant of God". According to the Qur'an:
    At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: "O Mary! truly an amazing thing hast thou brought! O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!" But she pointed to the babe. They said: "How can we talk to one who is a child in the cradle? He said: "I am indeed a servant of Allah (God). He hath given me revelation and made me a prophet; And He hath made me blessed wheresoever I be, and hath enjoined on me Prayer and Charity as long as I live; (He) hath made me kind to my mother, and not overbearing or miserable; So peace is on me the day I was born, the day that I die, and the day that I shall be raised up to life (again)!" Such (was) Jesus the son of Mary: (it is) a statement of truth, about which they dispute. It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah (God) that He beget a son. Glory be to Him! when He determines a matter, He only says to it, "Be", and it is.
    —Mary:27-35

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