Bible versus Quran: 1000+ Differences & Contradictions

 

The Bible: Its Divergences from the Quran and Islam

Ephesians

 


Written by Paul likely in Rome in 61 - 63 AD.

 

#001 Eph. 1/1a: "- - - by the will of God (Yahweh*) - - -". All places in the Bible it is made clear that it is Yahweh who makes things happen - often via his (according to the Bible) son Jesus - and not other gods like f.x. Allah. This is so obvious that we comment on it just a few times.

002 Eph. 1/1b: "- - - the saints - - -". Beware that here is not meant saints in our meaning of the word. The word "saints" was simply used as a name for the followers of Jesus - Christians to use our name later for his followers.

003 Eph. 1/3: "- - - the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ - - -". There is no doubt what Paul - and the others - meant about this relationship. And they had much better and more reliable sources for such information, especially as the Quran is not from a god, and as Muhammad did not know the Bible - he hardly had seen it or the other Jewish scriptures before he came to Medina, and likely he did not see much of them there, too - and as Muhammad thus mainly relied on legends, apocryphal (made up) stories, and even fairy tales (f.x. Luqman was a figure from Arab - though not Biblical - fairy tales).

004 Eph. 1/4+6b: "- - - love - - -". "Love" is a very central word in the Bible, and especially in NT. In the Quran it is a peripheral word, except connected to persons with close relationship and between man and woman. One of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, not to mention that Jesus and Muhammad are not mentally related - how often did Muhammad talk about loving the humans or "love your enemies"?

005 Eph. 1/5a: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) sons - - -". According to this, Christians are the sons (and daughters) of Yahweh. According to the Quran, Muslims are the slaves of Allah. No comment necessary.

006 Eph. 1/5b: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) sons through Jesus Christ - - -". "Through Jesus Christ" - there nowhere is mentioned the possibility of "through Muhammad" or even "through a future prophet", this in spite of Muhammad's claim of being the greatest of prophets ever.

007 Eph. 1/6a: "- - - the One he (Yahweh*) loves". Jesus.

008 Eph. 1/7a: "In him (Jesus*) we (humans*) have redemption through his blood - - -". In NT this is one of the main points. Islam strongly denies it. Who has the most reliable information?

009 Eph. 1/7b: "- - - sins - - -". See Acts 3/14 and Gal. 2/17 above.

010 Eph. 1/11: "- - - predestined - - -". Yahweh is able to predestine things - and to adjust sequences of what happens so as to make something he wants, happen. In the Quran predestining is complete and 100% - Allah is the film director deciding absolutely everything you and all others, and all animals and plants and nature, do down to the least detail. (If the Quran's claims here are true, free will of man is not even an illusion, but a fairy tale and a contradiction of reality - or pure wishful thinking. Muslim scholars admits that it is impossible for humans to understand how it can be possible to combine complete predestination by Allah with free will of man - but continue that "as it is written in the Quran, it must be true". The ultimate victory for a religion built on a book full of errors and thus not from a god, over intelligence and logic.

One may here remember that Islam idolizes and glorifies blind belief over thinking and knowledge; no matter if things can be true or not, you have to believe what is written in the Quran, and preferably also what is written in Hadiths. And believe what the religious leaders tell you, no matter if it obviously is hopelessly wrong. This in spite of that if we were created by a god, it is the god who has given us our brain and has made the laws of logic, and he in case hardly made these things for not to be used.

011 Eph. 1/13: "- - - you (Christians at the time of Paul*) were marked in him (Christ*) with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". Paul is not in any doubt which helper - counselor - Jesus promised: The Holy Spirit.

But if Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - you (Christians at the time of Paul*) were marked in him (Christ*) with a seal, the promised Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". A not very believable sentence to use an understatement - the contents simply is logical nonsense, not to mention that in spite of Islam's claims Muhammad was nowhere foretold or promised by or to anyone anywhere.

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

012 Eph. 1/4: "- - - love - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

013 Eph. 1/15b+18: "- - - the saints - - -". Beware that here is not meant saints in our meaning of the word. The word "saints" was simply used as a name for the followers of Jesus - Christians to use our name later for his followers.

#014 Eph. 1/17a: "I (Paul*) keep asking - - - that the God (Yahweh*) - - - may give you (Christians of that time*) the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of wisdom - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "I (Paul*) keep asking - - - that the God (Yahweh*) - - - may give you (Christians of that time*) Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of wisdom - - -". But there are several points of nonsense in such a sentence. The two easiest to see are that Muhammad for one thing did not exist until 500 years later and could not be given to them, and for another that he belonged to a totally different religion compared to the one of Jesus, Paul, and the Ephesians.

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

015 Eph. 1/17b: "- - - the Spirit of Wisdom and revelation - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

016 Eph. 1/20: "- - - Christ when he (Yahweh*) raised him from the dead - - -". See Gal. 1/1b.

017 Eph. 1/22a: "And God (Yahweh*) placed all things under his (Jesus'*) feet and appointed him (Jesus*) to be head over everything for the church - - -". If this is true, Muhammad cannot be the greatest and the highest prophet on Earth and in the Heavens.

018 Eph. 1/22b: "And God (Yahweh*) placed all things under his (Jesus'*) feet and appointed him (Jesus*) to be head over everything for the church - - -". One of several places in the Bible where it is told that Jesus gets his power from Yahweh - the god.

019 Eph. 2/1+3: "- - - sins - - - sinful - - -". See Acts 3/14 and Gal. 2/17 above.

020 Eph. 2/4: "But because of his (Yahweh's*) great love for us (humans*) - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

021 Eph. 2/5: "- - - transgression - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

022 Eph. 2/8: "- - - it is by grace you (Ephesians/humans*) have been saved, through faith - - -". According to the Quran, the most sure way for being saved is to go to war for your leaders and Allah and be killed.

023 Eph. 2/11: "- - - 'the circumcision' - - -". According to places in NT circumcision has no value. It is not directly said, but it is one of the rules which Jesus changed. Besides it in reality is a meaningless tradition. If the Bible is right that it originally was a symbol for the covenant between Abraham and Yahweh, it had a symbolic value, but only a symbolic one, not a real one. And in the new covenant initiated by Jesus, no such symbol was mentioned - perhaps not needed. (Some will correctly say that modern medical science tells that a circumcised man has a somewhat smaller chance to catch sexually transmitted illnesses - - - but only if you change sex partners now and then, which according to NT is very wrong. Also Muslims never mention negative effect from this operation.) Muslims, however, claim there is a religious value in circumcision and practice it.

024 Eph. 2/16: "- - - through the cross - - -". A reference to Jesus' death on the cross. See f.x. Gal. 6/12 above.

025 Eph. 2/17: "He (Jesus*) came and preached peace - - -". Whatever Muhammad preached in Medina, the main thing was war. One of the 200% proofs for that Jesus and Muhammad were neither in the same religion nor the same line of prophets - had not been even if Muhammad had been a real prophet (he was unable to make prophesies, and thus was not really a prophet).

026 Eph. 2/18: "- - - Spirit - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

027 Eph. 2/20: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) Spirit - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

028 Eph. 2/22: "- - - you (Christians at the time of Paul*) too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God (Yahweh*) lives by his Spirit (= Yahweh is represented inside you by the "piece" you received of the Holy Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*))". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - you (Christians at the time of Paul*) too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God (Yahweh*) lives by his Muhammad (= Yahweh is represented inside you by the "piece" you received of Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*))". Comments should not be necessary.

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

029 Eph. 3/5a: "- - - it (some insight*) has now been revealed by the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) to God's (Yahweh's*) holy apostles and prophets". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - it (some insight*) has now been revealed by Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) to God's (Yahweh's*) holy apostles and prophets". One more hopeless sentence. In addition to other points: Muhammad was not even born until 500+ years later. The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

030 Eph. 3/5b: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

031 Eph. 3/6: "- - - through the gospel (here Jesus' teaching*) the Gentiles (non-Israelites*) are heirs (to Paradise*) together with Israel - - -". Jesus and his teaching was for all the world, not just for the Israelites - in spite of Islam's claims that Jesus just was for the Israelites, and only Muhammad for the world.

032 Eph. 3/12: "In him (Jesus*) and through faith in him we (Christians*) may approach God (Yahweh*)". If the way is through Jesus, what role has then Muhammad?

033 Eph. 3/16a: "- - - he (Yahweh*) may strengthen you (Christians at the time of Paul*) through his Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) in your inner being". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - he (Yahweh*) may strengthen you (Christians at the time of Paul*) through his Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) in your inner being". Comments?

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

#It often looks like Muslims are not trained in critical thinking - or they do not bother, because they know their listeners do not know the Bible anyhow. They simply pick points they like or points which can be twisted to something they like, and do not care about the possibility that perhaps somebody all the same have enough knowledge to put things back in correct contexts - or maybe they are unable to keep the overview and thus unable to see what the effect will be in different correct contexts. Our thoughts about what we see of this in the Quran and other places are: If they have to use such arguments, dishonesty and made up contexts, that proves that they have little or nothing of true facts or arguments, because then they had used them instead.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

034 Eph. 3/16b: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) Spirit - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

035 Eph. 3/17+18b+19a: "- - - love - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

036 Eph. 3/18a: "- - - the saints - - -". See Eph. 1/1 above.

037 Eph. 3/19b: "- - - knowledge - - -". See 2. Cor. 10/5 above. Also see 22/3a in Part III (from the Quran) - an interesting one.

038 Eph. 4/2: "- - - love - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

039 Eph. 4/3: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

040 Eph. 4/13: "- - - the Son (Jesus*) of God (Yahweh*) - - -". More directly it is not possible to say that Jesus was the son of Yahweh. Muhammad will have to prove his never documented claims that Jesus just was an ordinary man, if he wants to be believed. (To believe without any proofs in such serious questions as the whole future of the possible second life, is stupidity multiplied by naivety, as the consequences for being wrong literally are hellish - and especially is it stupidity and naivety when all you have is the word of a man known to believe in using dishonesty, deceit, and even broken oaths as working tools (see f.x. verses 2/225a, 5/89a, 16/91b, and 66/2a in the Quran) , and a man known to like power, riches for bribes, and women.)

If there was a god who created you, he gave you your brain for that you should use it. Not to use it in case is to say "no, thank you" to a good gift from the god.

041 Eph. 4/14: "- - - (you were*) blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming". Does the second half of this quote remind anyone of Muhammad?

042 Eph. 4/15+16: "- - - love - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

043 Eph. 4/24: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

044 Eph. 4/25: "- - - each of you (Ephesians/humans*) must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor". "Neighbor" here like a number of other places in the Bible, in reality means "any fellow human" = everybody. Jesus and thus especially NT is strongly demanding honesty. Muhammad and also Allah and thus Islam on the other hand in many situations permit or even advice dishonesty - al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), deception and betrayal ("war is deceit/betrayal"), and even broken words/promises/oaths (see f.x. verses 2/225a, 5/89a, and 66/2a in the Quran) . One of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same line of prophets (not even if Muhammad had been a real prophet, able to make prophesies, which he was not).

As a "brother" of al-Taqiyya and Kitman, etc., we should also mention the tradition for "Hilah": A "device to stop, hinder, or trick - - -. Strategy to avoid or circumvent legal principles or rigid constructs. - - - utilized - - - to solve contradictions between (political powers, cultural choices, etc*) and Quranic principles". (The Oxford Dictionary of Islam). In plain words: ways/tricks of seemingly or formally being honest or correct, while in reality being dishonest or incorrect. It seems that this aspect of "the religion of truth" was first campaigned of the Hanifi law school, but later utilized also by the other 3 Muslim law schools. "Hilah" is dishonesty in disguise. True honesty is not always central in Islam and among Islam's religious and moral forefront.

045 Eph. 4/26: "- - - sins - - -". See Acts 3/14 and Gal. 2/17 above.

##046 Eph. 4/28: "He who has been stealing must steal no longer - - -". All the same Muhammad and his followers lived and grew rich from stealing/looting, extortion, and slave taking during the Medina period and for more than a thousand years more, until Europe and USA grew military strong enough to stop the worst excesses. And Allah permitted it and said it was "lawful and good" as long as it was done in his name - this really is the most disgusting and morally depraved part of it; a claimed good and benevolent god with such moral rules for his followers.

Surah 8/69 in the Quran: (Allah/Muhammad says:) "But (now) enjoy what ye (Muslims*) took (=stole*) in war (valuables, captives, slaves (as for raping girls and women Muhammad in Hadiths says coitus interuptus is not advisable, because it is for Allah to decide whether there shall be a child afterwards or not)), lawful and good". That this has to be done in the name of Allah (during/after a "holy" war) makes this immoral extra despicable. An extreme proof for that Jesus and Muhammad were not in the same religion, the same moral code, the same code of conduct, the same code concerning honesty in words and deeds, etc., not to mention had the same point of view on Jesus words: "Do to others like you would have them do to you" (Luke 6/31). Add this to what we know of historical facts, included about religions, from this part of the Roman Empire at the time of Jesus, and there only is one conclusion possible: Except for the monotheism - whoever said/says the basic thoughts and teaching and religion of Jesus ever were even distantly related to the teaching, etc. of Muhammad, simply did/does not know what he/she was/is talking about - or he/she is using an al-Taqiyya (a lawful lie - accepted in Islam (but in no other of the big religions) for several wide purposes (f.x. to cheat women), and advised to use "if necessary" to defend or promote Islam). The claim that they were in the same line of prophets, we do not even bother to comment on here.

Oh, we know many will claim the Europeans and Americans were no better as they made other countries colonies. But even if that had been true, it would not make Islam and its moral rules on these points one iota better.

Another thought provoking thought: How had the world been today if the Muslim area had not stagnated - if f.x. the industrial revolution had happened there - and they had had the military power to conquer all the world and suppress all non-Muslims like the Quran demands? A world like Afghanistan? - like Saudi Arabia? - like Iran? - like some places in Africa? - this just to mention some of the worst places where one is living under the most harsh and unforgiving religion, and on top of all: A religion based on a book so full of errors and contradictions that it itself proves beyond any reasonable and unreasonable doubt that there is no god behind it, and a book dictated by a man with strong lust for power, respect, riches for bribes, and women - and a man accepting dishonesty, deceit, and even broken oaths as working tools.(This according to Islamic sources, included the Quran (see f.x. verses 2/225a, 5/89a, 16/91b, and 66/2a in the Quran).)

One of the many strong indications or proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not comparable.

047 Eph. 4/29: "Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths - - -". Compare this to the Quran's and Muhammad's moral rules concerning the use of honesty and dishonesty as working tools. One of the many strong indications or proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not comparable.

048 Eph. 4/30a: "- - - the Holy Spirit of God (Yahweh*) - - -". One of the names for the Holy Spirit. Also see 2.Cor. 3/18 above.

049 Eph. 4/30b: "- - - the Holy Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of God (Yahweh*), with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of God (Yahweh*), with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption". Like so many other places where we try to set the counselor = Muhammad, the result does not look believable.

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

#It often looks like Muslims are not trained in critical thinking - or they do not bother, because they know their listeners do not know the Bible anyhow. They simply pick points they like or points which can be twisted to something they like, and do not care about the possibility that perhaps somebody all the same have enough knowledge to put things back in correct contexts - or may be they are unable to keep the overview and thus unable to see what the effect will be in different correct contexts. Our thoughts about what we see of this in the Quran and other places are: If they have to use such arguments, dishonesty and made up contexts, that proves that they have little or nothing of true facts or arguments, because then they had used them instead.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

050 Eph. 4/31: "Get rid of - - - every form of malice". No comment necessary.

051 Eph. 5/1+2b: "- - - dearly loved - - - love - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

052 Eph. 5/2a: "- - - live a life of love - - -". Compare this to Muhammad's idolizing and demand for, and demand for warfare; the most sure way to end not only in Paradise, but in the best parts of Paradise (different from Yahweh's Paradise where everybody are alike, Allah's Paradise is a class community with many levels, and the best levels to a large degree are for the most ferocious warriors killed in battle. Some "religion of peace"! And some "good and benevolent" god!

053 Eph. 5/2c: "- - - just as Christ - - - gave himself up - - -". This refers to Jesus' death on the cross - something Muhammad strongly denied happened (as normal for him without the slightest documentation for his claims).

054 Eph. 5/2d: "- - - just as Christ - - - gave himself up for us - - -". This refers to NT's information that Jesus by his death paid for sins, and thus took away punishment, made by humans. Islam strongly denies that this can be true (in addition to that they deny he at all was crucified and died).

055 Eph. 5/3a: "But among you (Ephesians/humans*) there must not be even a hint of sexual immoral - - -". What is your reaction when you compare this to Muhammad's sexual life of rape, child sex, polygamy, and sex with his slaves? - weeping? - laughing? - distaste? - or worse? To say the least of it: There is no connection between Yahweh and Allah, as well as no similarity of anything religiously essential between Jesus and Muhammad. Definitely not the same god, not the same religion - - - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same line of prophets.

056 Eph. 5/3b: "But among you (Ephesians/humans*) there must not be even a hint of - - - greed - - -". Compare this to Muhammad's stealing/looting/robbing, extortion, slave taking/trading, etc. Definitely not the same god, not the same religion - - - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same line of prophets.

057 Eph. 5/5a: "No immoral (see Eph. 5/3 just above), impure (also here see Eph. 5/3 just above and many other places) or greedy (compare this to Muhammad's strong lust for riches he could use for bribes to attract and keep followers who were not strong believers) persons - such a man is an idolater - - -" Remember here that Allah originally was and Arab pagan god, and quite likely does not exist - there never was any kind of reliable proof for his existence, only claims and claimed "signs"/"proofs" which all and without exception were and are logically invalid, as there in exactly no case is proved that it really is Allah who is behind the phenomenon Muhammad claimed was a "sign" or "proof" for Allah. This fact is made even more serious as normally the user of invalid claims/"proofs" is the cheater and deceiver - and Muhammad even believed in the use of dishonesty as working tools, according to central Islamic sources like f.x. the Quran.

058 Eph. 5/5b: "No immoral (see Eph. 5/3a above), impure (also here see Eph. 5/3a above and many other places) or greedy (compare this to Muhammad's strong lust for riches he could use for bribes to attract and keep followers who were not strong believers, or see Eph. 5/5b above) persons - such a man is an idolater - has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God (Yahweh*)". If there is a next life, we wonder where Muhammad ended.

059 Eph. 5/6: "Let no one deceive you with empty words - - -". At least Muhammad's words never were proved - not one single of the central points. And when it comes to so serious topics as the possible next life, it is the pinnacle of naivety and stupidity to believe in lose words and claims - especially from a man with doubtful moral and one who is accepting dishonesty and cheating for working tools. Not to mention a man liking power, riches - at least for bribes - and women, like so many false prophets throughout history.

060 Eph. 5/9: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

061 Eph. 5/16: "- - - evil - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

062 Eph. 5/18: "- - - the Spirit". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

063 Eph. 5/19: "Instead be filled with the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*)". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "Instead be filled with the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*)". Comments?

###The results of Islamic cherry-picking of points, often are helpless and involuntary - and frequently black - jokes when correct contexts are used. 500+ years wrong time-line, a very different religion of discrimination, distaste if not hate, too often Fascistic not to mention Nazi ways of thinking, and war, a very different moral code, and a man very different from both the Holy Spirit - whatever that really is - and Jesus. Etc.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

064 Eph. 5/20: "- - - always giving thanks to God (Yahweh*) the Father for everything, in the name of our (humans'*) Lord Jesus Christ". There is no mentioning anywhere in the Bible of doing this in the name of a possible prophet later than Jesus, this in spite of Muhammad's and Islam's wrong claims that Muhammad is mentioned in the Bible.

065 Eph. 5/25+28+33: "- - - love - - - loved - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

066 Eph. 6/5: "Slaves - - -". Neither Jesus, the old apostles, nor Muhammad, prohibited slavery. But in the Christian moral code were elements which in the end convinced people that slavery was immoral and inhuman. The same happened in many/most Islamic areas, but much later (the last country to prohibit slavery was Mauretania in unbelievable 1982 AD, and it did not become punishable there until in even more unbelievable 2007 AD) and not from the Muslim moral code, but via ideas and thoughts - and pressure - from the West. Even today many a conservative Muslim will not admit that slavery is morally wrong, because Muhammad practiced both slave taking, slave trade (selling or using as bribes or giving away captives), slave keeping and sex with slaves, and then it cannot be morally wrong, because everything Muhammad did, is morally correct they claim. Because of that, if Islam ever gains the upper hand in the world ,it is naivety to believe that slavery will not be re-introduced, at least in religiously conservative parts of an Muslim world. (Re-introduced? - according to UN in 2008 there were some 24 million humans in the world living as "slaves or under slave-like conditions", a large percentage of them in the Islamic parts of the world. And then women's conditions are not included - the reality for them also is doubtful some places.)

067 Eph. 6/12a: "- - - the spiritual forces of evil - - -". May the Quran be included here? Some of its moral and ethical rules, and some of its laws, ideas, and ways of thinking may indicate this.

068 Eph. 6/12b+13+16: "- - - evil - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

069 Eph. 6/14a "- - - truth - - -". The demand for being truthful is much stronger and more uncompromising in the Bible, and especially in NT, than in the Quran. One of the proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion or religious tradition - because the demand for truthfulness is an extremely central point in a religion, and for the religion's reliability. (If dishonesty is accepted like it to a marked degree is in the Quran and thus in Islam, how much dishonesty may there then be in the religion itself?)

070 Eph. 6/14b: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

071 Eph. 6/15: "- - - the gospel of peace". NT very clearly is pacifistic, anti war, and peaceful. (We know very well that also Christians have made war, but that has been against the moral rules of Jesus - not because of.) For a comparison the Quran and its claimed "Religion of Peace" demand and idealize war "for Allah" - one of the strongest proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god. The claim from Islam of being "the Religion of Peace" or even "a religion of peace", is one of Islam's many black jokes if you look to the surahs from Medina - but good propaganda, and a lot of Muslims really believe it.

072 Eph. 6/17+18a: "- - - the Spirit". See 2. Cor. 3/18 above.

073 Eph. 6/18b: "- - - the saints - - -". See Eph. 1/1 above.

074 Eph. 6/23+24: "- - - love - - - loved - - -". See Eph. 1/4 above.

Sub-total: 74 + 1461 = 1535 remarks.

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