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Also something known to Muslims is that Jesus was sinless - in the Qur’an (3:45, 49; 4:158; 82:22), even when Muslims read these verses they are often convinced that Christ are greater than Muhammad, McCurry (1994:n.p.) . This would be an excellent staring point, for example to ask a question like” So, you believe that Christ His virgin birth, right? And through highlighting certain points lead this person into a bible study on who Jesus is, McCurry (1994:n.p.) . In the case of a Shias, it is important to remember that the Shias is familiar with martyrdom, since they believe that the blood shed by their leader will atone for their sins. According to McCurry (1994:n.p.) , the best way to approach them is through the film of Christ’ crucifixion, which in turn opens a door to speak about Christ’s atonement for our sins on the cross. 7
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The second thing to focus on is the fact that they are familiar to the light indwelling their leader. This said it is easy to bridge the gap with the idea that Jesus is the light of the world and that He was the first to say it (John 8:12). Of course something to point out is also “the idea of light coming trough a sinless servant of God”, McCurry (1994:n.p.) . Conclusion This article should conclude in the following of the basics of Islam after reading from Anderson, Islam; Boa, Islam and also McCurry, Witnessing to Muslims. The outcome of this article should be the outline of the events in the life of Muhammad, accurately describes the five pillars of faith, as well as the six articles of faith. Hereafter similarities and differences between Allah and God should be clear, as well and how to convert a Muslim into Christianity. 3. Assignment 3 Introduction 3.1. Jewish Messianic Expectations 3.2. Jewish Rejection of Jesus’ Messianic Claims 8
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3.3. The Case for Jesus Being the Messiah Conclusion Works cited Crafford, D. 1996. A world of religions: a South African perspective . Pretoria: Kagiso Publishers. Yusufu Turaki. 2000. Africa Traditional Religious System as Basis of Understanding Christian Spiritual Warfare. The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. Accessed from: ? pageID=13876. Anderson, Norman. 1985. The world’s religions. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. Kenneth Boa 1990. Cults, world religions and the occult. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Chariot Victor Publishing 9
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Don McCurry. 1994. Witnessing to Muslims. Christian Research Institute Journal. Accessed from - jrnl/web/a.html . Mbiti, John S. 1989. African Religions and Philosophy, 2 nd ed . London: Heinemann. (This is a summary of Mbiti’s book produced by the SA Theological Seminary.) Braswell, George W. 1994. Understanding world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism and Islam. Nashville, Tennessee: Broadman and Holman Publishers. Rich, Tracey R. 2006. Judaism 101. Accessed from: . Light VE 2012. Transforming the church in Africa . Bloomington: AuthorHouse. 10
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