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Oneness Of God, The Ultimate Solution To The Trinitarian Controversy
by:  Mamarinta-Umar P. Mababaya.
Revised by our Site via:  Abdulaziz Addwesh.
Publishing house:  Wisdom Enrichment Foundation, Inc. Mindanao State University, Marawi City, Philippines.
Publishing date:  1988G.


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Allah Rectifies The Christians' Misconception Concerning The Divinity Of Jesus

            The Christian concept of God includes Jesus as one of three in a Trinity. This is obviously a sort of misconception, which is based on their allegation that Jesus is the "Only Begotten Son of God". Being All-Knowing, All Perfect and devoid of all animalistic qualities the Christians attribute to Him, God categorically rectifies such misconception as the following verses show:� They say: God hath begotten a son! - Glory be to Him! He is self-sufficient! His are all things in the heavens and on earth! No warrant have ye to say this! Say ye about God what ye know not?�[80].

            � It is not befitting to (the majesty) of God that He should beget a son. Glory be to Him! When He determines a matter, He only says to it: Be and it is�[81].

            � They say: (God) 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 (God) Most Gracious. For it is not consonant with the majesty of (God) Most Gracious that He should beget a son�[82].

            � No son did God beget, nor is there any god along with Him: (if there were many gods), behold, each god would have taken away what he had created, and some would have lorded it over others! (He is free) from the (sort of) things they attribute to Him!�[83].

            � Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons�[84].

            The misconception that Jesus (allegedly being the "Only Begotten Son") has the same divine essence as the Supreme Creator is, indeed, a great unforgivable sin, should an individual die believing such. Every Christian knows that Jesus was a man; and as such, he does not possess any of the divine attributes of Allah. In fact, the Bible testifies that, "God is not a man"[85]. After all, their Bible tells them more than once that Jesus was a man[86]. By the same token, the Bible mentions the weaknesses of Jesus. Just like any other man, Jesus felt the basic human needs of hunger and thirst[87]. By the same token, like anyone who needs to rest when the day is gone, Jesus also slept[88]. The case of Allah is entirely different as:� No slumber can seize Him nor sleep�[89], and:� there is nothing whatsoever like unto Him...�[90].

            Thus, the Christian concept of the deity of Jesus absolutely contorted the Divine Unity of God. The Holy Qur'an states:� They do blaspheme who say: God is Christ the son Of Mary. But said Christ: O Children of Israel worship God, my Lord and your Lord. Whoever joins other gods with God, - God will forbid him the Garden, and the Fire will be his abode. There will for the wrong doers be no one to help�[91].

            � God has said: Take not (for worship) two gods: for He is just One God; then fear Me (and Me alone)�[92].

            The Christian doctrine that Jesus had to die on the cross (because nothing in this world is holier than his blood to atone for the sins committed by the entire human race) is so obscure. It is absolutely unthinkable, for instance, that those of the previous generations who received and followed the divine messages through the chain of former prophets (Noah, Abraham, Moses and the like) could not attain salvation simply because they did not affirm Jesus Christ as their savior. Thus, accepting this misconception would be against all laws ever known to man, let alone the Divine Law of Allah.

            Allah the Almighty is All-Knowing, and for sure He is fully aware of how the Christian Church imposed their own fabricated dogmas (like the divinity of Jesus and blood atonement) on peoples worldwide. Such dogmas were not at all taught by any of the prophets, including Jesus and Muhammad (peace be upon them all). In refuting the Christian concept of salvation (through Jesus Christ), Allah the Almighty explicitly emphasizes that one's own sin is his sole responsibility, and should not be borne by another. The Holy Qur'an states:� Say: Shall I seek a lord other than Allah, while He is the Lord of all things? No person earns any (sin) except against himself (only), and no bearer of burdens shall bear the burden of another. Then unto your Lord is your return, so He will tell you that wherein you have been differing�[93].

           

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[80] Qur'an, Yunus, 10:68.
[81] Qur'an, Maryam, 19:35.
[82] Qur'an, Maryam, 19:88-92.
[83] Qur'an, Mu-minun, 23:91.
[84] Qur'an, Saffat, 37:153.
[85] Numbers 23:19.
[86] I Timothy 2:5; Acts 2:14-22 and John 1:29-30.
[87] Matthew 21:18; John 19:28.
[88] Mark 4:38; Luke 8:23.
[89] Qur'an Baqara, 2:255.
[90] Qur'an, Shura 42:11.
[91] Qur'an, Maida, 5:73.
[92] Qur'an, Nahl, 16:51.
[93] Qur'an, An'am, 6:164.


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