The Holy Books

1. Is it accepted that the Word of God is eternal and unchangeable? (Lev-i Mahfuz)

2. Is it accepted that the Holy Bible is the Word of God? (Tevrat, Zebur & Injil)

3. Did God choose to communicate the written oracles of God in the Bible specifically through the agency of the Jews?

4. Did God give the prophets of the Bible the ability to do obvious miracles as a confirmation that they were sent by God?

5. Does God “want” to protect all of His Holy Books from change and corruption? (Purpose / Niyet)

6. Is God “able” to protect all of His Holy Books from change and corruption? (Power/Kudret)

7. Would God ever allow Satan, demons or mere men to thwart His own “purpose” and “power” by changing and corrupting the actual text of the Holy Books which He sent? (Tahrif bi’l-lafz)

8. Would it be possible for men to verbally distort the Holy Books by misquoting them or by interpreting them wrongly? (Tahrif bi’l-ma’na)

9. Are people who claim that the Bible has been changed or corrupted actually guilty of blaspheming the character and nature attributes of God by implying that either God didn’t know, didn’t care, or that He couldn’t do anything about the Bible being changed? (El-Alim, Er-Rahman, Er-Rahim, El-Kadir)

10. Are people who say that the Bible has been changed or corrupted actually guilty of exalting Satan above God by implying that Satan won the battle for the Bible over God-Almighty? (El-Aziz, El-Galib, El-Jebbar, El-Muktedir)

11. Would God have a double standard for His Holy Books to protect some of them but not all of them? (El-Adl, El-Hadi, El-Mumim, El-Muksit)

12. Is the Word of God the universal and unchangeable standard by which God will judge all of mankind on the Day of Judgment? (El-Hakem, El-Hakk, El-Hafiz, El-Hasib)

13. Are believers allowed to believe in one part of the Scripture while disbelieving in another part of Scripture?

14. Does God want believers today to read and obey all of the Holy Books which He has sent?

15. Is obedience to the Word of God the primary condition for a person to receive “blessing” in their life?

16. Are people who refuse to read and obey the Bible actually under the curse of being a non-believer? (Kâfir)

17. Is it accepted that the canon of Scripture was closed with the end of the book of Revelation?

18. In order for the Qur’an to be considered as the Word of God would it need to be in complete harmony with the historical Scripture as it was previously recorded in the Bible?

19. Does the Qur’an contain fundamental doctrinal and historical discrepancies which are diametrically opposed to what is found in the Bible?

20. Is the concept of “inspiration” or “revelation” the same in the Qur’an as it is in the Bible?

21. Would Jews or Christians accept the Qur’an as the Word of God?

22. After God has sent a Holy Book would He ever later feel the need to annul or abrogate some of its verses? (Mensuh & Nesih)

23. If the Qur’an came down from the “Lord of the Worlds” and was ratified by a group of demons would this be a good sign that it came from God?

24. Would a Holy Book have a felt need to repeatedly deny that it is from Satan?

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