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    Who is Allah compared to Yahweh?

    First, God goes by a different name than what the Islamic god goes by. Yahweh is the intimate name of God in the Bible, and was originally only supposed to be uttered by the high priest

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    Pray with Us

    You’ve probably heard a lot about Afghanistan last year, especially after the Taliban takeover in September 2021 and the withdrawal of American troops. That is why they are our first country in our “Pray With Us” series!

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    Islamic Words You Should Know

    In the same way that Christianity has its own vocabulary (also jokingly called “Christianese”) Islam has words that those outside of Islam won’t understand. We’ve compiled a quick list of these words to help you.

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    Pray with Us: Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia has historically been one of the most Islamic and strict nations in the world, largely due to the fact that it has two of the Islam’s biggest landmarks – Mecca and Medina. Saudi Arabia also has extremely large access to oil reserves which has helped the country advance rapidly in recent decades

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    Islamic Sects: What you need to know

    You’ve probably heard in the news about different Islamic sects around the world. Islam, like any religion, has had its own internal disagreements within its lifetime that caused the formation of sects and sub-sects

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    Did you know Muslims Have to do these 5 things?

    You’ve probably heard your Muslim friend talk about obeying Allah by following specific practices, such as praying multiple times a day. These practices are called the Five Pillars of Islam – required of every Muslim to complete

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    Pray with Us: Turkey

    While Turkey is not politically affiliated with Islam, the cultural presence of Islam is overwhelming. There are no laws against converting to Christianity, but any Muslim who leaves Islam is punished and isolated from their friends and family. Socially and culturally, Turkey is shut off from the Gospel.

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    The Truth about Ramadan

    One of the biggest months of the Islamic calendar is coming up – Ramadan. It is a month of fasting (and feasting) so Muslims can draw closer to their Allah, but even more importantly, gain his favor and have their sins erased.

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    The Hidden Influence of Islam

    Islam is more than a religion – it also shapes an individual’s and society’s culture. Halfway through Muhammad’s life, Islam spread through conquering other nations and people groups

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    Forgiveness in Islam + Easter

    In the Easter season, we express our gratitude for Jesus, forgiving us and taking our place in the payment for our sins. Because of Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross, we are promised a home in heaven with God and have a relationship with Him eternally.

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    What do Muslims believe about the afterlife?

    One of the biggest questions that comes up in the topic of religions is asking what happens after we die. Is there a life after death? What does it look like? What someone believes about this question impacts how they live their life and approach God, or the god they believe in.

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    Pray with Us: Somalia

    Somalia is an Islamic country on the horn of Africa. Even though there are over 14 million people living in Somalia, the Christian population is only in the hundreds according to Open Doors.

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    The origin of Islam’s god, Allah

    When we look at the qualities of Islam’s god through the lens of the Quran and through what he tells Muslims, we find out that he is a progressive god – not in the sense of having forward-thinking political ideas, but in the sense of changing his message and values.

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    Pray with Us: Sudan

    Sudan is one of the poorest countries in the world. With a population that is mostly Sunni Muslim and only 2% Christian, we need to pray for the growth of the Church and the spread of the Gospel.

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    Did you know Islam teaches about Jesus' second coming?

    Islam dilutes Jesus’ character in the Quran, but Isa is still sinless and a miracle-worker. They believe that Isa is coming back to judge the world, but Islam teaches that Isa’s second coming is going to look very different from what the Bible says.

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    Why is family so important in Islam?

    There is a very explicit expectation that every Muslim should be married to make more Muslims. This is called expanding the “Ummah” of Islam, which is essentially the nation of Islam that includes every Muslim across the world.

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    Pray with Us: Libya

    Libya is an Islamic country, with only a small percentage of the population being Christians, all of whom have to live out their faith in secret. Christians are constantly under pressure, never knowing if they will be found out.

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    Islamophobia: What would Jesus do?

    The growing presence of Islamophobia is something that affects Muslims every day. As the hands and feet of Jesus, we can be ambassadors of love to hurting people, specifically Muslims who feel shunned and afraid.