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Jesus, Resurrection, and History

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Muslims deny the death of Jesus on the cross, therefore they deny His resurrection from the dead. Denying these two events is to deny history, and a denial of history is irrational. This post contains two short videos defending the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.

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Did Jesus Die, and Was He Buried?

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Here is a helpful summary of the historical reasons for believing in Jesus’ death on the cross and burial.






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Was 3-6 hours enough time for Jesus to die on the cross?

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Some Muslims, particularly the Ahmadiyya, argue that 3-6 hours on the cross was not enough time for Jesus to die.  Years ago an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association examined this very idea and came to the conclusion that such a conclusion appears “to be at odds with modern medical knowledge.” Jesus’ death […]

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My God is so great that He died?! Jesus’ death on the cross

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One of the issues Muslims confuse about Christianity is the difference between history and doctrine. Christian doctrine flows from God’s work in history. Muslims and Christians agree on the historical fact of Jesus’ ascension into heaven; however, Muslims do not believe Jesus died on the cross. This leads to a historical problem: The 1st century Christians who testified to Jesus’ ascension into heaven also testified to His death on the cross.






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Why Hamran Ambrie Converted from Islam

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The story of Hamran Ambrie and his conversion to Christianity is remarkable. Hamran Ambrie was a Muslim preacher from Indonesia. Hamran Ambrie’s attitude about the Bible before his conversion is similar to the attitude of many Muslims I have spoken with. Muslim friend, take up the Bible and read!






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Why Augustine Abdul Jabbar Converted from Islam

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The conversion of Augustine Abdul Jabbar illustrates the power of God’s grace. One of the things that lead to Augustine Abdul Jabbar’s conversion was polygamy and his father’s treatment of his mother.






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A Hafiz from Pakistan’s Conversion to Christianity

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This is the story of Ran’s conversion to Christianity. It was Rana’s study of the Quran that led him to Christianity and faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior.






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President Obama and “Radical Islamic Terrorism” (Video)

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A clip from a CNN Presidential Town Hall (9/28/2016) with President Obama explaining why he won’t use the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism.”






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Eid al-Adha and Abraham

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Muslims on Pilgrimmage celebrate Eid al-Adha, Feast of Sacrifice. Tens of thousands of sheep and goats, are sacrificed in memory of Abraham’s offering up his beloved son (Genesis 22). Why would God command Abraham to sacrifice his son, his only son, the son he loved?






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The Hajj

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Rare 1885 photographs and sound recordings of Mecca. This post also contains the documentary, Circling the House of God: Reflections on Hajj with Martin Lings.






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