Archive for the ‘Jesus’ 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The rivals of Paul who were followers of Jesus

2 Corinthians 11:4 provides a clue to the existence of a powerful rival group that opposed Pauline Christianity by Ibn Anwar BHsc (Hons), MCollT    The text of 2 Corinthians 11:4 reads as follows: “For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus than the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit from […]

Is ‘Isa a fake name of Jesus invented by Islam?

Refuting the falsehood that ‘Isa is not the real name of Jesus by Ibn Anwar, BHSc (Hons.), MCollT      In my rather long experience in engaging with Christians, they have often questioned the validity of identifying Jesus with the Qur’anic name that is given to him: ‘Isa (عيسى). They would argue that Arab Christians […]