The Bible vs Koran
by David Cox
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Psa 12:6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Psa 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
Prov 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Muslims believe both in the Bible and the book of the Koran. But if Muslims believe that both are the inspired Word of God, then there are problems to resolve. How can we accept that Allah is the same as the God revealed in the Bible if he gave both inspired books, and they contradict themselves.
Within the Bible, there is a perfection in which the Bible has no errors, no imperfections, no contradictions. We can trust the truth of the Bible because God has secured its purity. We do not see that with the Koran.
Actually this position of believing that both the Koran and Bible as our divine authorities simply cannot be. Either the Bible is God’s authority or the Koran is, but both cannot be true if they contradict themselves. Muslims say the Bible is corrupted, but they do not allow the thought that the Koran is the corrupted one here. The Koran contradicts itself.
* All quotes beginning with “Sura” are from the Koran. Continue reading