An online library of rational evidence for the reliability and validity of God's Word
Is the Bible just mostly accurate?
“The Bible is mostly accurate, there were just a few verses added or removed which distorted the message.”
Since there is so much evidence for the Bible’s overall reliability, many skeptics allege that overall the Bible is reliable but a few verses were added or changed which contorted the message.…
Does the Qur’an mention the Bible?
“The Qur’ān never mentions the Bible, only the Tawrat, Zabur and Injīl”
Actually, the English word “Bible” is simply a translation of the Greek term biblia meaning “the books.” As the collection of Jewish and Christian scriptures came to be considered one unit, the term in Latin began to denote simply “The Book”.…
The Opinion of the Early Commentators
The problem with critics like Zakir Naik is that they contradict the early commentators, who had a high view of the Jewish and Christian Scriptures. The Muslim scholar Saeed Abdullah has documented this in his paper The Charge of Distortion of Jewish and Christian Scriptures.…
Qur’an ‘preserves’ Previous Scriptures?
“The Qur’ān was sent down because of the corruption of the previous Scriptures.”
Fundamentalists like Zakir Naik have spread the un-Qur’ānic idea that the Qur’ān was revealed because the previous scriptures had been changed. This notion is nowhere to be found in the Qur’ān.…
Paul hijacked the Gospel?
“Paul hijacked Jesus’ message and changed it to fit his own interests”
There is no evidence from the Bible or any other reliable source that there was any major conflict between the apostolic community and Paul. Critics like to exaggerate Acts 15:39 as a major divide between Paul and Barnabas.…
Bearing Another’s Burdens?
“Jesus Cannot Bear Our Sins, since the Qur’an says that ‘No Soul Bears the Burden of Another’ (53:38)”
The Qur’an is often wrongly used to deny the Substitutionary Atoment of Jesus by those ignorant of its meaning. Here is what the Qur’an says:
Does the Bible teach Slavery?
“Does the Bible support the practice of human slavery?”
The short answer is no, the Bible does not support slavery, it undermines it. In fact, it was mainly committed followers of Jesus (such as William Wilberforce, Clarkson and Charles Finney) who ended the slave trade and abolished slavery.…
Salvation in Qur’an & Hadith
Many Muslims wrongly focus on doing good deeds as the way we can earn our salvation, but there are strong indications in the Qur’an and hadith that salvation is primarily a matter of God’s mercy, not how many good deeds we can do:
O believers, follow not the steps of Satan; for whosoever follows the steps of Satan, assuredly he bids to indecency and dishonour.
Beyond Bucailleism: Science, Scriptures and Faith
The following essay analyses the various ways believers in Scripture have understood the relationship between science and Scripture.