Saturday, November 13, 2010

Mallouhi on being a Muslim disciple of Christ

I was born into a confessional home. Islam is the blanket with which my mother wrapped me up when she nursed me and sang to me and prayed over me. I imbibed aspects of Islam with my mother’s milk. I inherited Islam from my parents and it was the cradle which held me until I found Christ. Islam is my mother. You don’t engage a person by telling them their mother is ugly.

--Mazhar Mallouhi

3 comments:

Jewel said...

That was lovely.

abdullah95 said...

Allah says in the holy Quran:

[And whosoever of you turns back from his religion and dies as a disbeliever, then his deeds will be lost in this life and in the Hereafter, and they will be the dwellers of the Fire. They will abide therein forever."] (Albaqra - 217)

This is the only answer that can be given to someone like that, he thought that Islam teachings come with his mother milk, NO he is mistaken, Islam comes as Angle Gabriel came to Prophet Muhammad and said to him: READ, and prophet answered him: I am not a reader, then he repeated it again and again: READ, READ then he recites the first words of Quran ever:

Read! In the Name of your Lord, Who has created (all that exists), (1)
He has created man from a clot (a piece of thick coagulated blood) (2)
Read! And your Lord is the Most Generous, (3)
Who has taught (the writing) by the pen. (4)
He has taught man that which he knew not. (5)

I searched about him on Wikipedia, and it seems that he wrote the article about himself by himself, and he didn’t left any compliment without referring it to himself !!

[Mallouhi, who is said to be respected by Muslim authorities as a "Muslim follower of Christ,” has become is a powerful force for peace and healing between Muslims and Christians] Quoted from Wikipedia.

Very strange, that he thought that he gained a high respect, where in reality Muslims never heard about him in any of their media, and if any muslim knows about him they will disgrace him, because he replaced the light of Islam..

Also, the way that this article is written is like mixing the honey with the poison, think that Muslims will be deceived by such person, seems forgot that Prophet Muhammad said once when he saw his companion Omar reading a paper of the Torah: “Reading it and I am [a holy prophet sent by God living] among you!!!, Wallah [I swear in God] if Moses was alive he couldn’t success unless he followed me.”

If he really wants to be a disciple for Jesus [PBUH] he has to follow the last prophet from God, Muhammad [PBUH] there is no other way…

Jeff said...

I think this is true for many, but it's only a rule of thumb.

I recently met a young Omani convert and one of the things that pushed her in the direction of Christianity was an encounter with the harsh criticisms of Islam published by Christians.

She was horrified at first, thought of throwing them in the trash. But she was also drawn.

She ended up returning to them and was finally persuaded. I mentioned Mohammed to her once. "I have a LOT of problems with that guy", she said.

I don't think she has fond feelings toward Islam at all. She couldn't pray as a Muslim and found an encounter with God that was meaningful for her heart for the first time after finding Christ.