101 contradictions in the Bible
Contradiction #1

Who incited David to count the fighting men of Israel?

(a) God did (2 Samuel 24:1)

(b) Satan did (1 Chronicles 21:1).


Biblical Criticism
The word "criticism" is often taken by the public to imply negative judgment. Hence "biblical criticism" is often taken to mean negative judgment against the Bible. Yet it is not necessary to gather this meaning from the use of the word "criticism. . . .
Calling God ?Father? in Matthew?s Gospel
Let us look at one more example of this. On one occasion, Jesus asked his disciples who they think he is. Peter?s reply is recorded in Mark (8:29), Luke (9:20) and Matthew (16:6) as follows:

In Mark: ?You are the Christ?
In Luke: ?You are the Christ of God?
In Matthew: . . .
Can Muslims Use the Bible in Dawah?
Umar?s hadith teaches that we cannot use the Bible for guidance. That hadith does not prevent us from using the Bible for Dawah.

In brief, the hadith says that Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, came to the prophet, sallallahu alayhi was sallam, with a copy of the Torah saying here is . . .
Changes in the Bible
Each time an older manuscript of the Bible is discovered, many changes are required in the Bible to bring it in line with the ancient manuscripts. Mark 1:1 reads as follows:

?The beginning of the Gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.b? (Mark 1:1, New International Version).
. . .
Confessions of the New American Bible
The introduction to this Bible includes an article entitled: How to Read Your Bible. This article makes a lot of valuable points. I reproduce for your edification some of the main points offered in that introduction. Everything listed in the points below is directly asserted in the article its . . .
Death Penalties in the Bible
Missionaries often complain that some Islamic laws seem harsh. What would they think of these verses in the Bible?

Penalty Must be Carried Out


Since the faith of Jews and Christians depend on the historical circumstances narrated in the Bible, the question about the historicity of the Bible is ultimately a question about the validity of the faith.

This question is addressed in the book The Bible as History by Werner Keller. I . . .
Nine Undeniable Contradictions in the Bible
They further attempt to show how these errors could have come about due to copyist mistakes. But that does not change matters much. Your main point as a caller to Islam is that today?s Bibles contain error. Anyone who wishes to deny that should check with the missionaries who answered for the . . .
Should You Let Them See This?
Many Muslim publications have made the mistake of presenting the message in a harsh tone. Although they give useful information, they also easily offend people. It is the intention behind this publication to persuade, not to offend. Hence the tone will respect that.

It is also possible that s . . .
The Parable of the Wicked Tenants
However, the Gospel writers were eager to teach that Jesus was not like other prophets, but that he was the Son of God. In their zeal, they did not stop to realise that their doctrine does not do justice to God. Some of what they reported in the Gospels reflect badly on God. But they did no . . .
The Title ?Son of God? in Matthew?s Gospel
We find another example of this in Matthew 14:22-33. Jesus had just miraculously fed five thousand people with five loaves and two fish. Then he sent his disciples to the other side of the sea. After praying to God, Jesus went out miraculously walking on the sea to meet his disciples. Even . . .
What the Bible says about Muhammad (P.B.U.H)
According to the Bible, God said to Moses, on whom be peace:

I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers; I will put my words in his mouth, and he will tell
them everything I command him. (The Holy Bible, New Intern . . .
Who needs this Journal?
First, many Muslims are involved or should be involved in calling other people to the true faith of Islam. Many Muslims are in regular communication with Jews and Christians. In such communication there arises many opportunities for sharing the messages which Allah made it mandatory for Muslim . . .