The Bible And The Quran Essay

1557 Words Oct 12th, 2015 null Page
It would be convenient if I could mesh together the Bible and the Koran. It would be convenient if I could say that the God of the Bible is the same God of the Koran. There would be a lot less tension on both sides for some. I simply cannot say that to be true. Through my research on both sides I am convinced that the God of the Bible is not the same God of the Koran. People have worshipped gods since human existence began, but to say that Allah is the same God as Yahweh Elohim of the Bible is just a false statement; There is no way they can be the same God due to the violence in the Bible and the Koran, Yahweh and Allah swearing by different things, Allah being a deceiver, and the Korans belief on the holy trinity.
First, let’s compare the violence in the Bible to the violence in the Koran. The Bible starts off more violent and turns peaceful, whereas the Koran starts peaceful and turns violent. In the Bible, God promises Abraham the land of Canaan in which to establish a great nation, and Abraham was curious when he would receive the land God promised him. God said to Abraham “In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure (Genesis 15:16).” Yahweh made it known to Abraham that the people of Canaan are only being destroyed for their continuous sin. God killed them for all the sins they have committed. “The Canaanite people were an extremely violent people involved in and promoting idolatry,…

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