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Seven words that reveal Islam’s worldview

Koran1Sharing our faith with Muslims requires Christians to know at least something about the religion Muhammad established 14 centuries ago.

Particularly enlightening are seven words that expose Islam’s view of the non-Muslim world and help us understand why Muhammad and his followers have consistently treated Christians with disdain.

Kafir. A kafir is “one who covers or conceals the known truth; an unbeliever.” In other words, a kafir is any non-Muslim.

Since kafirs reside outside the “world of Islam” and thus are in the “world of war,” they may be deceived, lied to, plotted against, enslaved, subjugated, mocked, tortured, driven from their homes, or killed.

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Islam’s doctrine of deception

IslamLike Christianity, Islam is monotheistic, yet it denies basic Christian doctrines like the Trinity, the deity of Christ, Jesus’ death and resurrection, and salvation by grace through faith.

Muhammad’s encounters with heretical Christian sects, and the lack of a Bible in Arabic in his lifetime, no doubt contributed to his faulty understanding of the Christian faith.

But two lesser-known teachings based on the Qur’an are equally disturbing.  Christians should understand them in order to more effectively evangelize our Muslim friends.

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