Compare And Contrast Muhammad And Jesus

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Muhammad and Jesus One in the Same or Different? Many years ago, in a time far different than the one we live in today, lived two very influential men who held the power to convert people by the masses to their religion. Their names were Muhammad and Jesus. Muhammad is given the credit as the founder of Islam, and Jesus is credited as the Son of God and a major focal point in the Christian faith. Both of these men were just that, men but their ways of evangelizing or spreading the good news were very different from each other, one came through war another came through a more peaceful way. Another difference between the two were how they came to be the prophets that they were. And lastly, Muhammad and Jesus did both serve the same God but had …show more content…
Because Jesus is both fully man and fully God he had his role set before him even before he was born. His mother Mary was told of his mission before she even knew she was pregnant. The Angel Gabriel came down and told Mary that because she was such a faithful servant of God she would become pregnant and carry the Messiah, the one to save they all, even though she was a virgin. Jesus was born knowing what he had to do with his life as per his father’s plans. Unlike Muhammad who had lived most of his life without knowing he was to become a prophet Jesus already knew, and knew the role he had to play in order to save all of those he loved, that God loved, and that was everyone for generations to come. Jesus did not have to be told by God how to become a prophet or what message to speak because, he already knew. Jesus gained his following through miracles and the message that he was there to save them all from the pits of Hell, and that he was the son of God. He would listen to those around him and give them the message and send them on their way to spread it. His followers would also go out and convert people by the thousands because of how compelling his message was and how compelling he was when he would perform the miracles and couple it with a part of his message. Jesus came and offered a way of salvation to those who were being led astray by the church officials and other false …show more content…
But, they had very different statuses when it came to their standing relationship with God. Muhammad was his prophet, he was the one who had to give the message out to everyone before his life ended. He had to make sure that they people around him heard of God and choose to follow Him in order to have a better life in the afterlife. Jesus on the other hand was the Son of God, he was one in the same as God. Jesus is a part of the trinity and even though his physical body here on earth died a long time ago he still lives today in Heaven with God and the Holy Spirit. Jesus had the same mission to accomplish during his time here on earth but, he did so as both a full man and fully God as compared to Muhammad who was only a man. When he died his physical body stayed in the ground where Jesus’ did not. If both men were really serving the God of Abraham the Jesus would have a higher position above Muhammad when it comes to their standing relationship with God. Jesus essentially would have more authority over Muhammad if the two where to have met while they were both alive. Muhammad may have even become a disciple of Jesus if they had met while they were

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