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Is Jesus God because of 1 Timothy 3:16?

Does 1 Timothy 3:16 say Jesus is God?

by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)

“1 Timothy 3:16″ speaks of a personal manifestation of God – God in the second person was manifested” (The Impeccable Christ) [1]

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Jesus was hungry

Was Jesus really hungry? Was it just a parable? What was it? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) Before we delve into the topic proper we should briefly establish the relevant framework upon which the whole discussion will be built so as to get better clarity. For a long time Biblical scholars have noticed distinct similarities […]

Hebrews 1:8

Does Hebrews 1:8 prove Jesus is God? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons)      In my many discussions with Trinitarian Christians on the divinity of Jesus Christ one favourite passage that is often used as a proof text is Hebrews 1 with specific reference to verse 8 which reads as follows: “Your throne, O God, endures […]

Daniel 7:14 proves Jesus is God?

Is Daniel 7:14 evidence of Jesus’ divinity? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) The verse reads as follows : “He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never […]

Is Jesus God because he was “worshipped”?

To worship or not to worship? by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons), MCollT     In my numerous exchanges with Trinitarian Christians in discussing Jesus’ alleged divinity one thing that undoubtedly will not be missed is the notion that Jesus is given worship, hence making him God. At a glance the issue seems quite simple, at least […]

To avoid hell avoid women

An examination of Revelation 14:4 by Ibn Anwar, BHsc (Hons) The first Muslim apologist to mention this verse as an argument against Christianity was Shabir Ally in a debate that he had with Sam Shamoun. In the debate the former cited the eminent theologian Prof. William Barclay after Sam Shamoun charged him with misrepresenting the […]

Life after Death: The Islamic Perspective

Life after death: The Islamic perspective by Ibn Anwar Death comes to us all. If there is one fact that no human being in human history can deny is that every man since the dawn of creation is absolutely subject to death. The Holy Qur’an emphatically reminds us of this inescapable truth in Surah al-Ankabut(29), […]