Christian Churches of God

No. Q010

 

 

 

Commentary on the Koran:

Surah 10 “Yunis” or “Jonah”

 

(Edition 1.0 20170717-20170717)

 

Surah 10 is a prophecy as well as instructions to the Church of God in Arabia. The failure and the incorrect application of the faith and the rejection of Scripture was seen by the Prophet, and the One True God, Eloah, warned the new Muslims what was to happen to the faith and to them with their attitude of rejection of Scripture and that they would fail and be removed from the First Resurrection. The text is taken point by point and through to the Sign of Jonah and what is to happen not only to Hadithic Islam but also to the Church of God in the Last Days.

 

The Sign of Jonah is the only sign given to the church and the application of the Sign of Jonah is critical to the understanding of the activities and the future of the Church of God.

 

 

 

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 Commentary on the Koran: Surah 10 “Yunis Or “Jonah”


 

Pickthall’s translation with RSV biblical quotes unless otherwise noted.

 

Introduction

Surah 10 “Yunis” or “Jonah” is a late Meccan Surah delivered in the last four years before the Hijrah (i.e. Post 618 to 622 CE). It derives its name from a reference to the prophet Jonah in verse 98 referring to the repentance and salvation of Nineveh: “If only there had been a community (of those that were) destroyed of old that believed and profited by its belief as did the folk of Jonah.”

 

The reference to Jonah is not a throwaway line.  Messiah told us that no sign would be given the church save that of the prophet Jonah. The entire sign covers from Jonah’s warning to Nineveh and their repentance and then Messiah’s warning to Judah and their failure to repent, and their destruction at the end of 40 years with the complete destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem on 70 CE and the closure of the Temple in Egypt at Heliopolis by 71 CE by order of Vespasian.  The church was begun with the baptism of Christ and the selection of the Apostles in 27 CE with the mission of John the Baptist for one day’s journey and then the two years preaching of Messiah from 28 to 30 CE, and then the Three days and Three nights of Messiah in the Belly of the Earth as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish. Both died and both were resurrected. Nineveh was given 40 days and repented.  Judah was given 40 years to 70 CE and did not repent and was destroyed. The end of the 40 Jubilees and the time frame will be complete by 2027 (see The Sign of Jonah and the History of the reconstruction of the Temple (No. 013)). 

 

This Surah is a warning to the Arabs over their future idolatry. The rejection of the other prophets and the Biblical texts was to cost them their place in the First Resurrection. We will see in this Surah how there are messengers to be sent all over the world from Christ and the Apostles and over the 40 Jubilees from his ordination of the Seventy at Judea in 28-29 CE. In this way the church sent prophets to every corner of the known world and then beyond. He also warned them of obeying the prophets of God which they ignored and invented the idolatrous shirk that Muhammad (which was in fact the council of the church of which the Prophet was chairman and leader) was the (only) prophet of God in contradiction to this Surah.

 

The prophet is directing the comments to those who disregard the instructions in the Koran. He then goes on to address the people who are the ones not converted in Islam who disregard the Commandments of God and the faith and Testimony of the Messiah and indeed the proper calendar of the Church of God (cf. also S9 above) as undertaken in the Temple system and under Messiah and the Apostles. It was in effect a prophecy of both the Hadithic total corruption of Islam and its calendar and the later Church Calendar which came to use the Babylonian intercalations in Hillel from the Jews that entered the Churches of God in the 20th and 21st centuries.

 

The Surah takes God’s direction from the Creation in the faith and the establishment of the sun and moon as regulator of God’s Calendar (No. 156) and the purpose of the Messiah as mediator between God and man by the explicit direction of God. No one else can be mediator without the express direction of God.

 

The Surah then goes on to explain the purpose of the calling. These verses refer to the “Wise Scripture.”  In other words the Surah is referring back to Biblical Scripture and the Laws of God.

 

The Prophet (formerly Abu Qasim) was a baptised authorised officer of the Church of God established by Christ and the Apostles which church had been established in the early First century from 30 CE. The Prophet was given the gift of prophecy as messenger to Arabia. Beforehand the Apostles and the 70 had been sent all over Parthia and India and the East including Arabia and the Middle East. The Pagans had resisted it from that time. However, we had sent officers all over the world from the 70 and then later  many centuries before the church grew into the force it became at Mecca and Medina. Archbishop Meuses of Abyssinia had established the church in China from India in the Fourth century. However, by 1850 they had become Sabellianist and thus disqualified from the First Resurrection until they repent, as is Hadithic Islam and as are the Binitarian/Ditheists and Trinitarians disqualified (see the papers The Fate of the Twelve Apostles (No. 122B); General Distribution of the Sabbath-keeping Churches (No. 122) and Role of the Fourth Commandment in the Historical Sabbath-Keeping Churches of God (No. 170)).

 

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10.1. Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verses of the Wise Scripture.

 

Hebrews 5:14 But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their faculties trained by practice to distinguish good from evil.

 

2Timothy 3:16-17 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.(ESV)

 

10.2. Is it a wonder for mankind that We have inspired a man among them, saying: Warn mankind and bring unto those who believe the good tidings that they have a sure footing with their Lord? The disbelievers say: Lo! this is a mere wizard.

 

So also the last warning is also to be sent from the church in Dan/Ephraim to warn of the coming of the Messiah and the wars in the Middle East in the Last Days and still they do not listen (Jer. 4:15-16) (cf. the paper Warning of the Last Days (No. 044)).

 

Also 2Timothy 3:16 as above.


Deuteronomy 29:29  The secret things belong to the LORD our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

 

Deuteronomy 18:15 The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers—it is to him you shall listen. (ESV)

 

Acts 3:22 Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You shall listen to him in whatever he tells you. (ESV)

 

John 5:30 I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me. (ESV)

 

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, (ESV)

 

10.3. Lo! your Lord is Allah Who created the heavens and the earth in six Days, then He established Himself upon the Throne, directing all things. There is no intercessor (with Him) save after His permission. That is Allah, your Lord, so worship Him. Oh, will ye not remind?

 

The Intercessor created by God through Divine Fiat is one person only, i.e. the Messiah, and no salvation is possible save through Messiah at the direction of God, which is the focus of this ayat.

 

Christ, which means the anointed one or the Messiah, was established as the Mediator of a New Covenant between God and Man by God (Gal 3:19,20; 1 Tim. 2:5; Heb. 8:6, 9:15; 12:24).

 

The purpose of this ayat is to reinforce the role that the Messiah plays at the direction of God as the intercessor between man and God who creates and controls all things.

 

The ayat is a direct reference to the role of the Messiah foretold by God through the prophet Isaiah in Isaiah chapter 53 and his role is at 53:12. The necessity for intercession is at Jeremiah (Jer. 27:18). These intercessions are also made by the Holy Spirit for us through Christ. No one else can do this (Rom. 8:26,27,34; 11:2; Heb. 7:25).

 

Until those relying on the Koran understand this concept and function they can never attain salvation as one of the elect in the First Resurrection. Indeed most of Islam do not even understand there is such a thing as the First Resurrection. The Prophet and indeed no prophet of history or any council of the Muhammad, which is the Church of God, can take the place of the Messiah in Scripture or in creation. Every human being depends on the Messiah for mediation or intercession with the One True God.

 

None of us can come to God through the Arabian Prophet or any other person; none whatsoever. Salvation is only by baptism in the Body of Messiah as directed by God and with hands laid on for receipt of the Holy Spirit. Very few Muslims understand this fact and most that do are Shia adherents. This text is to negate the concept that there is intercession by any other person of the faith. Yet the Imams would turn it on its head or ignore it as did the Trinitarians who pray to the dead and to idols and by rote.

 

Exodus 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and hallowed it.


Isaiah 48:13 My hand laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand spread out the heavens; when I call to them, they stand forth together.

 

10.4. Unto Him is the return of all of you; it is a promise of Allah in truth. Lo! He produceth creation, then reproduceth it, that He may reward those who believe and do good works with equity; while, as for those who disbelieve, theirs will be a boiling drink and painful doom because they disbelieved.

 

The purpose of this text is to negate the Trinitarian/Binitarian concept that it was Christ that created the heavens and the earth and not God. The original creation is narrated at Job 38:4-7 (cf. Prov. 30:4-5) and the earth became tohu and bohu (waste and void) and the elohim (or sons of God) were sent under Christ to recreate the Age or Aion at the direction of God as we see in Genesis 1:1-3. The Prophet covers this concept in two verses and the Hadith does not comprehend any of it and nor do the Binitarian/Ditheists or Trinitarians.

 

Genesis 1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (ESV)

 

Genesis 2:7 then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature. (ESV)

 

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return.


Ecclesiastes 12:7 and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

 

1Corinthians 15:45-46 Thus it is written, "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit. 46But it is not the spiritual which is first but the physical, and then the spiritual.

 

John 5:28-29 Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice 29and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. (ESV)

 

The believers will be rewarded with a spiritual body at the First Resurrection. Those who disbelieve will go to the Second Resurrection for retraining.

 

10.5. He it is Who appointed the sun a splendour and the moon a light, and measured for her stages, that ye might know the number of the years, and the reckoning. Allah created not (all) that save in truth. He detaileth the revelations for people who have knowledge. 

 

God set sun and moon cycles to measure the months, years and jubilees and time sequences, and the revelations of Scripture so that the elect understand through the Holy Spirit and are able to explain to the unbaptised and those new to the faith. Without the Holy Spirit, as we have seen many times above in previous Surahs, the eyes of the uncalled are shut and their ears are deaf and they cannot see or hear or understand the Scriptures and the Koran. Even with explanations the unbaptised of Islam and Trinitarian pseudo-Christianity are simply blind to most of it. None of it is helped by their failure to study Scripture.

 

Genesis 1:14  And God said, "Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to separate the day from the night; and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years,


Isaiah 66:23 From new moon to new moon, and from sabbath to sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before me, says the LORD.

 

Psalm 104.19  Thou hast made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting.

 

Genesis 1:31 And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. (ESV)

 

2Peter 3:18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen. (ESV)

 

The next ayat 6 explains this very fact that for them it is like day and night. To those of the uncalled and unbaptised, being not of the faith, all is like night and they see nothing yet to the elect it is as day and they understand the faith and Scripture.

 

10.6. Lo! in the difference of day and night and all that Allah hath created in the heavens and the earth are portents, verily, for folk who ward off (evil).

 

The purpose of the  sun and the moon is to regulate the Calendar of God from one New Moon Conjunction to the next New Moon Conjunction and the Moon unveils itself to the brilliant revelation of the faith from the Conjunction of the Unseen God to His full glorification as we saw in Surah 2. The crescent moon does not determine the calendar; it is the finger of the Moon god and the goddess.

 

Romans 1:19-20 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20Ever since the creation of the world his invisible nature, namely, his eternal power and deity, has been clearly perceived in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse;


Psalm 19:1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.

 

10.7. Lo! those who expect not the meeting with Us but desire the life of the world and feel secure therein, and those who are neglectful of Our revelations,

10.8. Their home will be the Fire because of what they used to earn.

 

Psalm 39:4 LORD, let me know my end, and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is!

 

2Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body.

 

John 5:28-29 Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice 29and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. (ESV)

 

See also Revelation 20:11-12 above at ayat 8.

 

Those who do not believe and remain in their sins will go to the Second Resurrection.

 

10.9. Lo! those who believe and do good works, their Lord guideth them by their faith. Rivers will flow beneath them in the Gardens of Delight,

 

Matthew 16:27 or the Son of man is to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay every man for what he has done.

 

The elect will be admitted into the First Garden and inherit eternal life. Everyone else will be retained in the Second Resurrection.

 

Revelation 20:6 Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years. (ESV)

 

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.

 

10.10. Their prayer therein will be: Glory be to Thee, O Allah! and their greeting therein will be: Peace. And the conclusion of their prayer will be: Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds! 

 

Psalm 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright.

 

Revelation 4:11 “Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.” (ESV)

 

Psalm 147:1 Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for he is gracious, and a song of praise is seemly.

 

10.11. If Allah were to hasten on for men the ill (that they have earned) as they would hasten on the good, their respite would already have expired. But We suffer those who look not for the meeting with Us to wander blindly on in their contumacy.

10.12. And if misfortune touch a man he crieth unto Us, (while reclining) on his side, or sitting or standing, but when We have relieved him of the misfortune he goeth his way as though he had not cried unto Us because of a misfortune that afflicted him. Thus is what they do made (seeming) fair unto the prodigal.

 

2Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. (ESV)

 

Psalm 119:118 You reject all who wander from your statutes, since their deceitfulness is vain. (ISV)

 

Psalm 81:11-12 But my people did not listen to my voice; Israel would have none of me. 12So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own counsels.

 

Psalm 106:13 But they soon forgot his works; they did not wait for his counsel.

 

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. (ESV)

 

10.13. We destroyed the generations before you when they did wrong; and their messengers (from Allah) came unto them with clear proofs (of His Sovereignty) but they would not believe. Thus do We reward the guilty folk.

 

The Scriptures recount what calamities overtook many generations that did not heed the warnings of the messengers that were sent to warn them to repent and mend their ways and return to the worship of the One True God.

 

Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith. (ESV)

 

Genesis 7:23 He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ark. (ESV)

 

Jude 1:7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. (ESV)

 

Exodus 15:4 Pharaoh's chariots and his army He has cast into the sea; And the choicest of his officers are drowned in the Red Sea. (NAS)

 

Deuteronomy 11:4 and what He did to Egypt's army, to its horses and its chariots, when He made the water of the Red Sea to engulf them while they were pursuing you, and the LORD completely destroyed them; (NAS)

 

10.14. Then We appointed you viceroys in the earth after them, that We might see how ye behave.

 

When one empire ended another took its place and this has gone on throughout history. All have been on the high road to ruin and destruction.

 

10.15. And when Our clear revelations are recited unto them, they who look not for the meeting with Us say: Bring a Lecture other than this, or change it. Say (O Muhammad): It is not for me to change it of my accord. I only follow that which is inspired in me. Lo! if I disobey my Lord I fear the retribution of an awful Day. 

 

People always look for signs when the signs are all around them. Ancient Israel saw all the signs and miracles but still did not believe. The Jews of Jesus' day saw all those miracles done among them by Messiah himself but still did not repent.

 

The messenger has to deliver the message given, he cannot change the message.

 

John 5:30 I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me. (ESV)

 

10.16. Say: If Allah had so willed I should not have recited it to you nor would He have made it known to you. I dwelt among you a whole lifetime before it (came to me). Have ye then no sense?

A prophet is the voice of God sent with the message God gives them. All are equal in the message they are given. In the last days there will be three prophets sent before the Messiah is sent to save the elect and mankind in general (Jer. 4:15-16; Rev. 11:3-13).

 

John 6:44 No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.

 

The Prophet pointed out that he had lived a whole lifetime before he was called out by Allah for his mission (see below). Once sent it was required of him to preach the message and make it known to them. It is the same with all the prophets.

 

1Corinthians 9:16-17 For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! 17For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with a stewardship. (ESV)

 

10.17. Who doeth greater wrong than he who inventeth a lie concerning Allah and denieth His revelations? Lo! the guilty never are successful.

 

2John 1:7 For many deceivers have gone out into the world, men who will not acknowledge the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh; such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.


Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of men who by their wickedness suppress the truth.

 

10.18. They worship beside Allah that which neither hurteth them nor profiteth them, and they say: These are our intercessors with Allah. Say: Would ye inform Allah of (something) that He knoweth not in the heavens or in the earth? Praised be He and High Exalted above all that ye associate (with Him)!

 

Deuteronomy 4:28 And there you will serve gods of wood and stone, the work of men's hands, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

 

Jeremiah 10:5 Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.” (ESV)

 

1John 3:20 whenever our hearts condemn us; for God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.

 

Psalm 97:9 For you, O LORD, are most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. (ESV)

 

10.19. Mankind were but one community; then they differed; and had it not been for a word that had already gone forth from thy Lord it had been judged between them in respect of that wherein they differ.

 

Mankind was a single community before they became many nations.

 

Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of men, he fixed the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God. (RSV, DSS, LXX)

 

Genesis 11:6-8 And the Lord said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them. 7Come, let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.” 8So the Lord dispersed them from there over the face of all the earth, and they left off building the city. (ESV)

 

False religion was set in motion a long time ago and we now have people professing different beliefs. This confusion will be ended with the Millennium, and then will recommence when Satan is released again at the end of the thousand years of his imprisonment. The false system will continue again until he is killed with the demons and all people are resurrected in the Second Resurrection, with the demons, when they will all be correctly educated, demons included.

 

10.20. And they will say: If only a portent were sent down upon him from his Lord! Then say, (O Muhammad): The Unseen belongeth to Allah. So wait! Lo! I am waiting with you. 

 

John 4:48 So Jesus said to him, “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” (ESV)

 

Colossians 1:16 for in him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or authorities--all things were created through him and for him.

 

The administration of the spiritual structure was created or structured by Messiah for this age and the elect will assist in its administration. Know ye not that we shall judge angels (1Cor. 6:3).

 

Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay. (NAS)

 

They want to see the fulfilment of what they are being warned about and do not care about the signs around them. The fulfilment of the coming judgement spoken about by the prophets will not be too long in coming.


10.21. And when We cause mankind to taste of mercy after some adversity which had afflicted them, behold! they have some plot against Our revelations. Say: Allah is more swift in plotting. Lo! Our messengers write down that which ye plot.

 

The prophets foretell what God has told them of what is to happen.

 

Psalm 106:13 But they soon forgot his works; they did not wait for his counsel.

 

Romans 3:11 no one understands, no one seeks for God.

 

Psalm 33:10-11 The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples. 11The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans of His heart from generation to generation. (NAS)

 

If they are not seeking after God they must be up to mischief. The idle mind is the devil's workshop.

 

10.22. He it is Who maketh you to go on the land and the sea till, when ye are in the ships and they sail with them with a fair breeze and they are glad therein, a storm- wind reacheth them and the wave cometh unto them from every side and they deem that they are overwhelmed therein; (then) they cry unto Allah, making their faith pure for Him only: If Thou deliver us from this, we truly will be of the thankful.

 

Psalm 107:23-31 Some went down to the sea in ships, doing business on the great waters; 24they saw the deeds of the LORD, his wondrous works in the deep. 25For he commanded, and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea. 26They mounted up to heaven, they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight; 27they reeled and staggered like drunken men, and were at their wits' end. 28Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress; 29he made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed. 30Then they were glad because they had quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven. 31Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wonderful works to the sons of men!

 

10.23. Yet when He hath delivered them, behold! they rebel in the earth wrongfully. O mankind! Your rebellion is only against yourselves. (Ye have) enjoyment of the life of the world; then unto Us is your return and We shall proclaim unto you what ye used to do.

 

Job 24:13 There are those who rebel against the light, who are not acquainted with its ways, and do not stay in its paths.

 

Matthew 26:52 Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place; for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.

 

John 12:25 He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

 

Luke 21:34 But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap. (ESV)

 

1Peter 4:3 For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries. (NAS)

 

John 5:28-29 Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice 29and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. (ESV)

 

2Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body.

 

10.24. The similitude of the life of the world is only as water which We send down from the sky, then the earth's growth of that which men and cattle eat mingleth with it till, when the earth hath taken on her ornaments and is embellished, and her people deem that they are masters of her, Our commandment cometh by night or by day and We make it as reaped corn as if it had not flourished yesterday. Thus do we expound the revelations for people who reflect. 

 

Psalm107:33-34 He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground, 34a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants.


Galatians 6:7-8 Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption; but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

 

Ecclesiastes 7:14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man may not find out anything that will be after him. (ESV)

 

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment. (ESV)

 

10.25. And Allah summoneth to the abode of peace, and leadeth whom He will to a straight path.

10.26. For those who do good is the best (reward) and more (thereto). Neither dust nor ignominy cometh near their faces. Such are rightful owners of the Garden; they will abide therein.

 

Those rightly guided will be led to the first garden, the abode of peace, the First Resurrection.

 

Matthew 7:13-14 Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. 14For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. (ESV)

 

Psalm 16:11 You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (ESV)

 

Revelation 3:21 He who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I myself conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.

 

10.27. And those who earn ill-deeds, (for them) requital of each ill-deed by the like thereof; and ignominy overtaketh them - They have no protector from Allah - as if their faces had been covered with a cloak of darkest night. Such are rightful owners of the Fire; they will abide therein.

 

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment. (ESV)

 

Revelation 20:11-12 Then I saw a great white throne and him who sat upon it; from his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. 12And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Also another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, by what they had done.

 

10.28. On the day when We gather them all together, then We say unto those who ascribed partners (unto Us): Stand back, ye and your (pretended) partners (of Allah)! And We separate them, the one from the other, and their (pretended) partners say: It was not us ye worshipped.

10.29. Allah sufficeth as a witness between us and you, that we were unaware of your worship.

10.30. There doth every soul experience that which it did aforetime, and they are returned unto Allah, their rightful Lord, and that which they used to invent hath failed them.

 

1Timothy 5:24 The sins of some men are conspicuous, pointing to judgment, but the sins of others appear later.

 

Some of the so-called gods were not even aware that they were being worshiped. They are dead and await the Resurrection themselves. The parable of the sheep and goats is relevant.

 

Matthew 25:31-34, 41 31“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. 32Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. 34Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

41“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. (ESV)

 

1Corinthians 8:5-6 For although there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth--as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"--  6yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.


2Corinthians 5:10  For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body.

 

Jeremiah 17:10 "I the LORD search the mind and try the heart, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings."

 

10.31. Say (unto them, O Muhammad): Who provideth for you from the sky and the earth, or Who owneth hearing and sight; and Who bringeth forth the living from the dead and bringeth forth the dead from the living; and Who directeth the course? They will say: Allah. Then say: Will ye not then keep your duty (unto Him)?

10.32. Such then is Allah, your rightful Lord. After the Truth what is there saving error? How then are ye turned away!

10.33. Thus is the Word of thy Lord justified concerning those who do wrong: that they believe not.

 

Psalm 145:15 The eyes of all look to thee, and thou givest them their food in due season.


Psalm 94:9-11 He who planted the ear, does he not hear? He who formed the eye, does he not see? 10He who chastens the nations, does he not chastise? He who teaches men knowledge, 11the LORD, knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath.

 

1Samuel 2:6 The LORD kills and brings to life; he brings down to Sheol and raises up. (ESV)

 

Ephesians 2:5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

 

Proverbs 19:21 Many plans are in a man's heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand. (NAS)

 

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. 14For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. (ESV)


Hebrews 9:27 And just as it is appointed for men to die once, and after that comes judgment,


Isaiah 45:22 Turn to me and be saved, all the ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.

 

John 12:40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.” (ESV)

 

10.34. Say: Is there of your partners (whom ye ascribe unto Allah) one that produceth Creation and then reproduceth it? Say: Allah produceth Creation, then reproduceth it. How then, are ye misled!
10.35. Say: Is there of your partners (whom ye ascribe unto Allah) one that leadeth to the Truth? Say: Allah leadeth to the Truth. Is He Who leadeth to the Truth more deserving that He should be followed, or he who findeth not the way unless he (himself) be guided. What aileth you? How judge ye?

10.36. Most of them follow not but conjecture. Assuredly conjecture can by no means take the place of truth. Lo! Allah is Aware of what they do.

 

Jeremiah 51:19 Not like these is he who is the portion of Jacob, for he is the one who formed all things, and Israel is the tribe of his inheritance; the LORD of hosts is his name.


Psalm 104:30 When thou sendest forth thy Spirit, they are created; and thou renewest the face of the ground.

 

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but by me.

 

Acts 4:12 And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved, (ESV)

 

Psalm 115:4-6 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. 5They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see. 6They have ears, but do not hear; noses, but do not smell.

 

Psalm 119:160 The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever. (ESV)

 

Daniel 2:22 he reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him. (ESV)

 

Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (NLT)

 

10.37. And this Qur'an is not such as could ever be invented in despite of Allah; but it is a confirmation of that which was before it and an exposition of that which is decreed for mankind - Therein is no doubt - from the Lord of the Worlds.

 

Here we see that the Koran is a continuation of the Scripture and all the texts of Scripture are the direct product of the One True God. There is no contradiction and Scripture has not been lost.

 

2Timothy 3:16 All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

 

Romans 15:4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.


John 17:17 Sanctify them in the truth; thy word is truth.

 

The Quran is commentary on the Bible and confirms the OT and NT Scriptures.

 

10.38. Or say they: He hath invented it? Say: Then bring a surah like unto it, and call (for help) on all ye can besides Allah, if ye are truthful.

 

2Peter 1:21 because no prophecy ever came by the impulse of man, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.

 

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, (ESV)

 

John 5:30 “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me. (ESV)

 

John 8:28 So Jesus said to them, “When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and that I do nothing on my own authority, but speak just as the Father taught me. (ESV)


John 16:13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

 

Every one of those who claim to be of the elect and preach against the authority of Scriptures and the prophets will be killed and sent to the Second Resurrection where they will be corrected and re-educated.

 

10.39. Nay, but they denied that, the knowledge whereof they could not compass, and whereof the interpretation (in events) hath not yet come unto them. Even so did those before them deny. Then see what was the consequence for the wrong-doers!

 

Much of the denial comes from ignorance among those who have not studied the Scriptures. Modern Islam’s assumptions are not based on proper studies of the Scriptures.

 

1John 2:22 Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.

 

1John 5:1 Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God, and every one who loves the parent loves the child.

 

2Chronicles 36:15-16 The LORD, the God of their fathers, sent word to them again and again by His messengers, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place; 16but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy. (NAS)

 

The wrongdoers bring destruction upon themselves. The churches of the Last Days and the Imams of the Hadith simply refuse to be instructed or to correct error. The Prophet told them such would be the case almost 1400 years ago as did the prophecies of Revelation.

 

10.40. And of them is he who believeth therein, and of them is he who believeth not therein, and thy Lord is Best Aware of the corrupters.

 

Mark 16:16 He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.

 

John 3:36 He who believes in the Son has eternal life; he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God rests upon him.

 

Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (NLT)

 

10.41. And if they deny thee, say: Unto me my work, and unto you your work. Ye are innocent of what I do, and I am innocent of what ye do.

 

Luke 10:16 "He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me."

 

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. 14For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. (ESV)

 

So also are we judged by our works, for faith without works is dead.  Show us your works and we will see your faith (Jas. 2:26).

 

10.42. And of them are some who listen unto thee. But canst thou make the deaf to hear even though they apprehend not?

10.43. And of them is he who looketh toward thee. But canst thou guide the blind even though they see not?

 

The Holy Spirit is needed to understand the faith and without it mankind can neither see nor hear nor understand. Nor also can the angels see clearly.

 

Matthew 13:15  For this people's heart has grown dull, and their ears are heavy of hearing, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should perceive with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn for me to heal them.'

 

10.44. Lo! Allah wrongeth not mankind in aught; but mankind wrong themselves.

 

Job 34:12 Of a truth, God will not do wickedly, and the Almighty will not pervert justice.

 

10.45. And on the day when He shall gather them together, (when it will seem) as though they had tarried but an hour of the day, recognising one another, those will verily have perished who denied the meeting with Allah and were not guided.

 

Hebrews 9:27 And just as it is appointed for men to die once, and after that comes judgment,


2Samuel 14:14 We must all die, we are like water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; but God will not take away the life of him who devises means not to keep his banished one an outcast.

 

10.46. Whether We let thee (O Muhammad) behold something of that which We promise them or (whether We) cause thee to die, still unto Us is their return, and Allah, moreover, is Witness over what they do. 

 

Ecclesiastes 12:7 and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

 

Jeremiah 42:5 Then they said to Jeremiah, "May the LORD be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act according to all the word with which the LORD your God sends you to us.

 

The Prophet is dead and has been for some 1400 years. We continue under direction through the Holy Spirit and through the direction of the Messiah. So also must we return to God who gave us life and then we will be allocated to our place.

 

So also, as we see below, the nations are given messengers or prophets of the elect over time and these are of the 144,000 or 72 per Muhammad or council over 2000 years and the prophecies of Israel (see the paper The Harvests of God, the New Moon Sacrifices, and the 144,000 (No. 120)).

 

10.47. And for every nation there is a messenger. And when their messenger cometh (on the Day of Judgment) it will be judged between them fairly, and they will not be wronged.

10.48. And they say: When will this promise be fulfilled, if ye are truthful?

10.49. Say: I have no power to hurt or benefit myself, save that which Allah willeth. For every nation there is an appointed time. When their time cometh, then they cannot put it off an hour, nor hasten (it).

 

Every nation on earth has had its prophets sent to it over 2000 years and the plan has been outlined to them and they have had the opportunity of repentance and baptism but many are not even called let alone called but not chosen.

 

Job 34:12 Of a truth, God will not do wickedly, and the Almighty will not pervert justice.

 

Matthew 24:36 But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

 

Habakkuk 2:3 For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay. (NAS)

 

2Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. (NAS)

 

Only a few are called out to the First Resurrection. It is God that sets people aside according to His purpose from the foundation of the world and they are then foreknown, and predestined to be called, and thus chosen and then called, justified and then glorified (Rom. 8:28-30). Each is called in their proper time. Most of the world simply is not able to enter the First Resurrection and has to be held until their proper time whether for the First or the Second Resurrection.

 

10.50. Say: Have ye thought: When His doom cometh unto you as a raid by night, or in the (busy) day; what is there of it that the guilty ones desire to hasten?

 

Ecclesiastes 8:8 No man has power to retain the spirit, or power over the day of death. There is no discharge from war, nor will wickedness deliver those who are given to it. (ESV)

 

10.51. Is it (only) then, when it hath befallen you, that ye will believe? What! (Believe) now, when (until now) ye have been hastening it on (through disbelief)?

 

Amos 8:11-12 Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord GOD, "when I will send a famine on the land; not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD. 12They shall wander from sea to sea, and from north to east; they shall run to and fro, to seek the word of the LORD, but they shall not find it.

 

Isaiah 55:6-7 Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near. 7Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon. (NAS)

 

Believing when the prophesied event comes to pass is too late as the disbeliever has been consigned to the Second Resurrection.

 

10.52. Then will it be said unto those who dealt unjustly Taste the torment of eternity. Are ye requited aught save what ye used to earn?

10.53. And they ask thee to inform them (saying): Is it true? Say: Yea, by my Lord, verily it is true, and ye cannot escape.

10.54. And if each soul that doeth wrong had all that is in the earth it would seek to ransom itself therewith; and they will feel remorse within them, when they see the doom. But it hath been judged between them fairly and they are not wronged.

 

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. 14For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. (ESV)

 

Psalm 28:4 Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their deeds; give to them according to the work of their hands; render them their due reward.

 

Psalm 49:7-9 No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him-- 8For the redemption of his soul is costly, And he should cease trying forever-- 9That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay. (NAS)


Psalm 98:9 Before the LORD, for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness And the peoples with equity. (NAS)

 

See also Revelation 20:11-12 above.

 

10.55. Lo! verily all that is in the heavens and the earth is Allah's. Lo! verily Allah's promise is true. But most of them know not. 

 

Psalm 24:1 A Psalm of David. The earth is the LORD's and the fulness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein;


Psalm 119:140 Thy promise is well tried, and thy servant loves it.

 

10.56. He quickeneth and giveth death, and unto Him ye will be returned.

 

1Samuel 2:6  The LORD kills and brings to life; he brings down to Sheol and raises up.

 

John 5:28-29 Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice 29and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. (ESV)

 

10.57. O mankind! There hath come unto you an exhortation from your Lord, a balm for that which is in the breasts, a guidance and a mercy for believers.

10.58. Say: In the bounty of Allah and in His mercy: therein let them rejoice. It is better than what they hoard.

 

Acts 3:19 Repent ye therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that so there may come seasons of refreshing from the presence of the Lord; (ERV)

 

Psalm 34:12-14 What man is there who desires life, and covets many days, that he may enjoy good? 13Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking deceit. 14Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

 

Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; How blessed are all those who long for Him. (NAS)

 

10.59. Say: Have ye considered what provision Allah hath sent down for you, how ye have made of it lawful and unlawful? Hath Allah permitted you, or do ye invent a lie concerning Allah?

10.60. And what think those who invent a lie concerning Allah (will be their plight) upon the Day of Resurrection? Lo! Allah truly is Bountiful toward mankind, but most of them give not thanks. 

Taqiyya or lying to further concepts of the faith is forbidden and is sin.

 

Genesis 1:29 And God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.

 

Mankind has been informed of what is lawful to eat and what is unlawful. Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14 are reference biblical text (see the paper The Food Laws (No. 015)).

 

1Timothy 4:4-5 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving; 5for then it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.

 

Psalm 107:31 Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men! (NAS)

 

The wrongdoers will be confronted with the truth in the Second Resurrection.

 

10.61. And thou (Muhammad) art not occupied with any business and thou recitest not a Lecture from this (Scripture), and ye (mankind) perform no act, but We are Witness of you when ye are engaged therein. And not an atom's weight in the earth or in the sky escapeth your Lord, nor what is less than that or greater than that, but it is (written) in a clear Book.

 

Isaiah 46:9 Remember the former things from long ago, Because I am God, and there is no one else; I am God, and there is none like me.

 

1John 3:19-22 We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him 20in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things. 21Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God; 22and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight. (NASB)


Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (NLT)

 

10.62. Lo! verily the friends of Allah are (those) on whom fear (cometh) not, nor do they grieve?

10.63. Those who believe and keep their duty (to Allah).

10.64. Theirs are good tidings in the life of the world and in the Hereafter - There is no changing the Words of Allah - that is the Supreme Triumph.

 

Isaiah 41:10 fear not, for I am with you, be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.

 

Proverbs 28:20 A faithful man will abound with blessings, but he who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.

 

Deuteronomy 4:2 You shall not add to the word which I command you, nor take from it; that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

 

Psalm 119:160 The sum of thy word is truth; and every one of thy righteous ordinances endures for ever.

 

1Peter 1:3-4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, (NAS)

 

Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. (ESV)

 

10.65. And let not their speech grieve thee (O Muhammad). Lo! power belongeth wholly to Allah. He is the Hearer, the Knower.

10.66. Lo! is it not unto Allah that belongeth whosoever is in the heavens and whosoever is in the earth? Those who follow aught instead of Allah follow not (His) partners. They follow only a conjecture, and they do but guess.

 

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have those who love thy law; nothing can make them stumble.

 

1Chronicles 29:11 Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.

 

Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (NLT)

 

Daniel 2:22 he reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him. (ERV)

 

Romans 1:22-23 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 23and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man or birds or animals or reptiles.

 

The One True God alone is immortal and no man has ever seen Him nor can see Him (1Tim. 6:16)

 

10.67. He it is Who hath appointed for you the night that ye should rest therein and the day giving sight. Lo! herein verily are portents for a folk that heed.

 

John 9:4 We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. (ERV)

 

Romans 13:12  the night is far gone, the day is at hand. Let us then cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light;

 

10.68. They say: Allah hath taken (unto Him) a son - Glorified be He! He hath no needs! His is all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. Ye have no warrant for this. Tell ye concerning Allah that which ye know not?

10.69. Say: Verily those who invent a lie concerning Allah will not succeed.

 

The claim of these pagans relates to God taking a woman to father a son when the Koran says elsewhere it is by Divine Fiat.

 

Psalm 50:9-12 I will accept no bull from your house, nor he-goat from your folds. 10For every beast of the forest is mine, the cattle on a thousand hills. 11I know all the birds of the air, and all that moves in the field is mine. 12"If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world and all that is in it is mine.

 

God said the word and Christ came to be. No physical union was involved.

 

He created many sons by Divine Fiat and commanded they be present at the creation of the earth and with their appointed Morning Stars (Job 1:6; 2:1; 38:4-7)

 

Scripture says it is the entire destiny of mankind and the Host to be sons of God (Zech 12:8; Ps. 82:6). Those who deny this destiny will be killed at the return of the Messiah.

 

He asks you to determine His name and His son’s name and to declare it if you have any understanding. Then in the next verse He declares that His name is Eloah (Prov. 30:4-5).

 

Proverbs 30:6 Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you, and you be found a liar.

 

10.70. This world's portion (will be theirs), then unto Us is their return. Then We make them taste a dreadful doom because they used to disbelieve. 

 

Repentance and obedience are required to inherit eternal life.

1John 2:17 And the world passes away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides for ever.


Ecclesiastes 12:7 and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

 

Matthew 25:46 And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.

 

Psalm 28:4 Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their deeds; give to them according to the work of their hands; render them their due reward. (ESV)

 

10.71. Recite unto them the story of Noah, when he told his people: O my people! If my sojourn (here) and my reminding you by Allah's revelations are an offence unto you, in Allah have I put my trust, so decide upon your course of action you and your partners. Let not your course of action be in doubt for you. Then have at me, give me no respite.


Noah challenged his adversaries to decide on their next move as his sojourn and preaching was offensive to them. Then they could trouble him no end.

 

Psalm 21:11 Though they plan evil against you, though they devise mischief, they will not succeed. (ESV)

 

10.72. But if ye are averse I have asked of you no wage. My wage is the concern of Allah only, and I am commanded to be of those who surrender (unto Him).


Noah reminded them that he was not requesting any remuneration from them as his livelihood depended upon Allah to whom he had surrendered.

 

Isaiah 33:16 he will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; his water will be sure. (ESV)

 

Psalm 34:10 The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing. (NAS)

 

None of the prophets demanded wages from the brethren. The Apostles worked for their sustenance as did Samuel but the brethren often fed them when they moved from place to place.

 

10.73. But they denied him, so We saved him and those with him in the ship, and made them viceroys (in the earth), while We drowned those who denied Our revelations. See then the nature of the consequence for those who had been warned.


Those who believed were saved and the rest were drowned. Noah's offspring became the leaders after the flood. Shem became priest of Melchisedek at Salem.

 

Genesis 7:23 He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ark. (ESV)

 

10.74. Then, after him, We sent messengers unto their folk, and they brought them clear proofs. But they were not ready to believe in that which they before denied. Thus print We on the hearts of the transgressors.

 

2Chronicles 24:19 Yet he sent prophets among them to bring them back to the LORD. These testified against them, but they would not pay attention. (ESV)

 

Zechariah 1:4 Do not be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets cried out, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, Return from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.’ But they did not hear or pay attention to me, declares the LORD. (ESV)

 

John 12:40 “He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, lest they see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I would heal them.” (ESV)

 

10.75. Then, after them, We sent Moses and Aaron unto Pharaoh and his chiefs with Our revelations, but they were arrogant and were a guilty folk.

10.76. And when the Truth from Our presence came unto them, they said: Lo! this is mere magic.

10.77. Moses said: Speak ye (so) of the Truth when it hath come unto you? Is this magic? Now magicians thrive not.

10.78. They said: Hast thou come unto us to pervert us from that (faith) in which we found our fathers, and that you two may own the place of greatness in the land? We will not believe you two.
10.79. And Pharaoh said: Bring every cunning wizard unto me.

10.80. And when the wizards came, Moses said unto them: Cast your cast!

10.81. And when they had cast, Moses said: That which ye have brought is magic. Lo! Allah will make it vain. Lo! Allah upholdeth not the work of mischief-makers.

10.82. And Allah will vindicate the Truth by His words, however much the guilty be averse.

 

Exodus 7:9-13 When Pharaoh says to you, 'Prove yourselves by working a miracle,' then you shall say to Aaron, 'Take your rod and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it may become a serpent.' 10So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and did as the LORD commanded; Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and his servants, and it became a serpent. 11Then Pharaoh summoned the wise men and the sorcerers; and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same by their secret arts. 12For every man cast down his rod, and they became serpents. But Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods. 13Still Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he would not listen to them; as the LORD had said.

 

Psalm 21:11 Though they plan evil against you, though they devise mischief, they will not succeed. (ESV)

 

Psalm 33:4 For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. (NIV)

 

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this. (ESV)

 

10.83. But none trusted Moses, save some scions of his people, (and they were) in fear of Pharaoh and their chiefs, that he would persecute them.  Lo! Pharaoh was verily a tyrant in the land, and lo! he verily was of the wanton.

 

Only a few of Pharaoh's people believed as the majority were afraid of Pharaoh. These believers may have formed part of the mixed multitude.

 

10.84. And Moses said: O my people! If ye have believed in Allah then put trust in Him, if ye have indeed surrendered (unto Him)!

10.85. They said: In Allah we put trust. Our Lord! Oh, make us not a lure for the wrongdoing folk;

10.86. And, of Thy mercy, save us from the folk that disbelieve.

 

Exodus 12:28 and 50-51 28Then the people of Israel went and did so; as the LORD had commanded Moses and Aaron, so they did.

50Thus did all the people of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron, so they did. 51And on that very day the LORD brought the people of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their hosts.

 

10.87. And We inspired Moses and his brother, (saying): Appoint houses for your people in Egypt and make your houses oratories, and establish worship. And give good news to the believers.

 

This is a reference to Exodus 12 verses 1 to 14 to observe the Passover in Egypt.

 

10.88. And Moses said: Our Lord! Lo! Thou hast given Pharaoh and his chiefs splendour and riches in the life of the world, Our Lord! that they may lead men astray from Thy way. Our Lord! Destroy their riches and harden their hearts so that they believe not till they see the painful doom.

10.89. He said: Your prayer is heard. Do ye twain keep to the straight path, and follow not the road of those who have no knowledge.

 

Moses prayed that God would destroy the riches of Pharaoh's people. God heard his prayer and ordered the two brothers to keep to the straight path.

 

Exodus 12:35-36 Now the sons of Israel had done according to the word of Moses, for they had requested from the Egyptians articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; 36and the LORD had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have their request. Thus they plundered the Egyptians. (NAS)

 

Exodus 14:4, 17-18 4And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and he will pursue them, and I will get glory over Pharaoh and all his host, and the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD.” And they did so.

17And I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they shall go in after them, and I will get glory over Pharaoh and all his host, his chariots, and his horsemen. 18And the Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I have gotten glory over Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen.”

 

10.90. And We brought the Children of Israel across the sea, and Pharaoh with his hosts pursued them in rebellion and transgression, till, when the (fate of) drowning overtook him, he exclaimed: I believe that there is no God save Him in Whom the Children of Israel believe, and I am of those who surrender (unto Him).

10.91. What! Now! When hitherto thou hast rebelled and been of the wrong-doers?

10.92. But this day We save thee in thy body that thou mayst be a portent for those after thee. Lo! most of mankind are heedless of Our portents.

 

Exodus 14:26-28 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the water may come back upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen.” 27So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal course when the morning appeared. And as the Egyptians fled into it, the Lord threw the Egyptians into the midst of the sea. 28The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen; of all the host of Pharaoh that had followed them into the sea, not one of them remained. (ESV)

 

Exodus 15:4 Pharaoh's chariots and his host he cast into the sea, and his chosen officers were sunk in the Red Sea.(ESV)


The records indicate that the losses of Pharaoh were great but the scribes seem to indicate he did not die but his entire army did.  He was certainly a sign for succeeding generations.

 

10.93. And We verily did allot unto the children of Israel a fixed abode, and did provide them with good things; and they differed not until the knowledge came unto them. Lo! thy Lord will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection concerning that wherein they used to differ.

 

Exodus 3:8  and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

 

Deuteronomy 6:10-11 And when the LORD your God brings you into the land which he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you, with great and goodly cities, which you did not build, 11and houses full of all good things, which you did not fill, and cisterns hewn out, which you did not hew, and vineyards and olive trees, which you did not plant, and when you eat and are full,

 

After the covenant was agreed to and ratified at Mount Sinai the children of Israel started to differ among themselves and this state of confusion will persist until the Second Resurrection when they all will be raised and re-educated to bring them all to repentance.

 

10.94. And if thou (Muhammad) art in doubt concerning that which We reveal unto thee, then question those who read the Scripture (that was) before thee. Verily the Truth from thy Lord hath come unto thee. So be not thou of the waverers.

 

If the reader is in doubt concerning this revelation he/she is to check the revelations that came before. Abdullah Yusuf Ali and the most of the scribes say the earlier revelations meant are the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible.

 

10.95. And be not thou of those who deny the revelations of Allah, for then wert thou of the losers.

10.96. Lo! those for whom the word of thy Lord (concerning sinners) hath effect will not believe,

10.97. Though every token come unto them, till they see the painful doom.

 

2Timothy 3:5 holding the form of religion but denying the power of it. Avoid such people.


1John 2:22 Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son.


2John 1:7 For many deceivers have gone out into the world, men who will not acknowledge the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh; such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.


Hosea 7:13 Woe to them, for they have strayed from me! Destruction to them, for they have rebelled against me! I would redeem them, but they speak lies against me.

 

Though they may see signs and miracles they do not believe. The disbelievers in the power of God wrongly assert that God cannot retain His own Scriptures and they are lost. That is blasphemy against the omnipotence of God.

 

Now the text refers to the Sign of Jonah and the way that they were saved and did profit by the warnings of Jonah (see above). 

 

10.98. If only there had been a community (of all those that were destroyed of old) that believed and profited by its belief as did the folk of Jonah! When they believed We drew off from them the torment of disgrace in the life of the world and gave them comfort for a while.

 

John 3:10 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. And God was compassionate over the evil that He had spoken to do to them, and He did not do it. (LITV)

 

10.99. And if thy Lord willed, all who are in the earth would have believed together. Wouldst thou (Muhammad) compel men until they are believers?

10.100. It is not for any soul to believe save by the permission of Allah. He hath set uncleanness upon those who have no sense.

 

John 6:44 No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.

 

Matthew 7:21 Not every one who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

 

10.101. Say: Behold what is in the heavens and the earth! But revelations and warnings avail not folk who will not believe.

 

Jeremiah 32:17 'Ah Lord GOD! It is thou who hast made the heavens and the earth by thy great power and by thy outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for thee,


Hebrews 4:2 For good news came to us just as to them; but the message which they heard did not benefit them, because it did not meet with faith in the hearers.

 

10.102. What expect they save the like of the days of those who passed away before them? Say: Expect then! I am with you among the expectant.

 

Matthew 24:37-39  But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, 39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. (KJV)

 

Habakkuk 2:3 For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay. (ESV)

 

2Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. (ESV)

 

10.103. Then shall We save Our messengers and the believers, in like manner (as of old). It is incumbent upon Us to save believers.

 

Mark 16:16 He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.

 

John 6:39-40 And this is the will of God, that I should not lose even one of all those he has given me, but that I should raise them up at the last day. 40For it is my Father's will that all who see his Son and believe in him should have eternal life. I will raise them up at the last day." (NLT)

 

Romans 8:28-30 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 29For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified. (ESV)

 

Romans 10:9-10 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. (ESV)

 

10.104. Say (O Muhammad): O mankind! If ye are in doubt of my religion, then (know that) I worship not those whom ye worship instead of Allah, but I worship Allah Who causeth you to die, and I have been commanded to be of the believers.

10.105. And, (O Muhammad) set thy purpose resolutely for religion, as a man by nature upright, and be not of those who ascribe partners (to Allah).

10.106. And cry not, beside Allah, unto that which cannot profit thee nor hurt thee, for if thou didst so then wert thou of the wrong-doers.

 

Luke 4:8 And Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.'"

      

1Samuel. 2:6 The LORD kills and gives life, he brings people down to where the dead are and he raises them up. (ISV)

 

Psalm 115:4-5 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. 5They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see.

 

Habakkuk 2:18 What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For the workman trusts in his own creation when he makes dumb idols!

 

(cf. also Jeremiah 10:5 above)

 

10.107. If Allah afflicteth thee with some hurt, there is none who can remove it save Him; and if He desireth good for thee, there is none who can repel His bounty. He striketh with it whom He will of his bondmen. He is the Forgiving, the Merciful.

 

Isaiah 50:2 Why, when I came, was there no man? When I called, was there no one to answer? Is my hand shortened, that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, by my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a desert; their fish stink for lack of water, and die of thirst.

 

Job 42:2 I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. (ESV)

 

Psalm 86:5 For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you. (ESV)

 

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love. (ESV)

 

10.108. Say: O mankind! Now hath the Truth from your Lord come unto you. So whosoever is guided, is guided only for (the good of) his soul, and whosoever erreth erreth only against it. And I am not a warder over you.

 

Deuteronomy 10:12-13 "Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, 13and to keep the LORD'S commandments and His statutes which I am commanding you today for your good? (NAS)

 

Jeremiah 32:39 and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them. (NAS)

 

Proverbs 11:17 A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.

 

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

 

10.109.  And (O Muhammad) follow that which is inspired in thee, and forbear until Allah give judgment. And He is the Best of Judges. 

 

Deuteronomy 29:29 The secret things belong to the LORD our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

 

James 5:7 Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. (ESV)

 

2Peter 2:9 then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment, (ESV)

 

Psalm 98:9 before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity. (ESV)

 

Note the faith belongs to the faithful believer. God sends messengers to all nations and in the Last Days the final prophets are sent to warn the world. The One True God Eloah or Allah does nothing unless He first warns the nations of what is to occur (Amos 3:7). Those who are not at peace with Him and are false in their teaching and loyalty will receive a shorter notice and be brought to nothing unless they repent.

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