compare islam TO CHRISTIANITY

Christianity: God is One in Three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Islam: Allah is One; he has no Son. The Holy Spirit does not exist.


Christianity: All Biblical scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true. Abiding by its unchanging words brings peace of mind and heart.

Islam: Jews and Christians corrupted the Bible by removing verses that foretold Muhammad’s coming and adding verses to establish Jesus’ divinity.


Christianity: The Bible was canonized in AD 325, some 300 years before Islam was founded. No Muslims existed or could have existed at that time. 

Islam: All biblical prophets were Muslims, including Abraham, Noah, Moses and Jesus. Adam was a Muslim.


Christianity: God is personal.

Islam: Allah is unknowable.


Christianity: God loves all people, including Muslims. Allah and God cannot possibly be one and the same.

Islam: Allah hates apostates and blasphemers.  Allah and God are one and the same.


Christianity: God says there will be no liars in heaven. (Revelation 21:8)   

Islam: Allah says that if a Muslim feels threatened it may be necessary to lie, break treaties or deny their faith. (Qur’an 8:58; 16:106)


Christianity: God commands all people to love him and love one another, even their enemies.

Islam: Allah commands Muslims to “Fight them on until there is no more tumult or oppression, and there prevail justice and faith in Allah altogether and everywhere; but if they cease, verily Allah sees all that they do.” (Qur’an 8:39)


Christianity: Jesus said, “Stop judging others, and you will not be judged.” (Matthew 7:1)

Islam: Allah gives Muslims the ability and authority to judge between men. (Qur’an 4:105; 5:49)


Christianity: “…at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Philippians 2:10-11)

Islam: Jesus was a prophet. He was not divine. Jesus will bow to Muhammad on Judgment Day. (Qur’an 5:73-75)


Christianity: Jesus said, “If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn the other cheek. If someone demands your coat, offer your shirt also.”

Islam: Muhammad told Islam’s followers to practice retribution; take an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.


Christianity: In heaven, there will be no more sorrow, no more tears, and no more illness, decay or death. All who enter therein will experience God’s peace, love and joy.

Islam: In paradise, Muslim men are promised gardens, thrones, delicious foods, wine, and virgins of like age created for their eternal pleasure.


Christianity: Jews are God’s chosen people. God will never allow them to be destroyed.

Islam: Jews are descendants of apes and pigs. It is a sacred duty of Muslims to convert, enslave or murder every Jew.


Christianity: God says all will enter heaven who believe Jesus is the Son of God, died for their sins, was resurrected, and now sits at the right hand of God.

Islam: Allah says Muslim men who die fighting in the Cause of Allah—or do more charitable deeds than harmful deeds for other Muslims will enter paradise.


Christianity: Jesus wants every Muslim to know that He died for their sins and loves them. Jesus commands Christians to love all people.

Islam: Allah said Christians are hell-bound; Muslims must never take Christians as friends. Muslims must convert, enslave or kill every Christian.


Christianity: Jesus says, “Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 28:19)

Islam: Allah said, “Fight until there is no more tumult or oppression, and there is faith in Allah altogether and everywhere.” (Qur’an 8:39; 9:5)