Archive for the ‘Bible’ Category

Did Jacob wrestle with God, Jesus, or an angel?

Did Jacob have a cosmic wrestling match with God? By Ibn anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT Then Jacob was left alone; and a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. Now when He saw that He did not prevail against him, He touched the socket of his hip; and the socket of Jacob’s hip was […]

Is John 3:16 really from Jesus?

And Jesus said, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son*, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” Or did he? Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT     The above quotation is from the infamous John 3:16, which is a fundamental text for […]

Did Jesus really die on the cross?

The Apparent Death Hypothesis according to Dr. William Lane Craig by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   This article is a response to a section of a debate that took place on the subject of the resurrection of Jesus between the Islamic scholar Dr. Shabir Ally and the Christian scholar Dr. William Lane Craig which […]

Yahweh was the Golden Calf as Aaron, God’s spokesperson, declares in Exodus 32

Was the Golden Calf worshipped as Yahweh? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   Once in a while, one might hear some misinformed non-Muslim questioning the origin of Allah’s identity. Certain critics, in their ignoble efforts to blemish and besmirch Allah’s name, may even boldly propose, as many have, that Allah was a false idol […]

Does Titus 2:13 finally prove Jesus is God?

  Examining Titus 2:13 in light of biblical scholarship by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT “waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,” (Titus 2:13) (emphasis added)   The Trinitarian Christian believer that happily and gloriously believes in the divinity of Jesus will joyously cling […]

Did the Prophet Isaiah truly walk naked for three long years?

A close examination of Isaiah 20:2: Did he indeed have to walk absolutely naked according to the passage? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT    “at that time the LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, “Go, and loose the sackcloth from your waist and take off your sandals from your feet,” and […]

Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick

Matthew’s Jesus performs a circus trick: Matthew 21:5 has Jesus riding on two donkeys into Jerusalem by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT   One of the most telling verses in the Gospel According to Matthew is verse 5 of chapter 21 and verse 7 of the same chapter confirms Matthew’s confusion of a quotation from […]