Bible rejects Trinity and affirms hierarchical authority

In the Name of Allah Most Merciful Most Beneficent
Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon the Prophet Muhammad his Noble Family and Companions

If we say, "we love our Christian neighbours, if that claim is true, then we must help them to understand the truth, through decent conversations and writings!. We are also trying to answer those who slander our Prophet and spread misconception about Islam!

In this article we discussion Trinity and Authority of Messiah, Prophets and Saints!

Allah Almighty says in the Quran:

Quran 3:26 say, "O Allah , Owner of Sovereignty, You give sovereignty to whom You will and You take sovereignty away from whom You will. You honor whom You will and You humble whom You will. In Your hand is [all] good. Indeed, You are over all things competent.

Quran 4:171 O People of the Scripture, do not commit excess in your religion or say about Allah except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, was but a messenger of Allah (see John 17:3) and His word which He directed to Mary and a soul [created at a command] from Him. So believe in Allah and His messengers. And do not say, "Three"; desist - it is better for you. Indeed, Allah is but one God. Exalted is He above having a son. To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And sufficient is Allah as Disposer of affairs.


Bible rejects Trinity and affirms hierarchical authority:

1-The Only True God: Christ declares God the Father is the Only True God

John 17:3 NLT And this is the way to have eternal life—to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the one you sent to earth.

2- Christ taught that True worshippers will only worship that True God!

John 4:23 But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth. The Father is looking for those who will worship him that way. For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.”

3- Christ declares his relationship with God is according to the Law! 

John 10:33-38 NIV  "We are not stoning you for any good work," they replied, "but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God."Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your Law, 'I have said you are "gods"'?If he called them 'gods,' to whom the word of God came--and Scripture cannot be set aside--what about the one whom the Father set apart as his very own and sent into the world? Why then do you accuse me of blasphemy because I said, 'I am God's Son'? Do not believe me unless I do the works of my Father. But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father."

Psalm 82:6-7 ESV I said, “You are gods, sons of the Most High, all of you;nevertheless, like men you shall die, and fall like any prince.”

On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) who said:
The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said, “Verily Allah ta’ala has said: ‘Whosoever shows enmity to a wali (friend) of Mine, then I have declared war against him. And My servant does not draw near to Me with anything more loved to Me than the religious duties I have obligated upon him. And My servant continues to draw near to me with nafil (supererogatory) deeds until I Love him. When I Love him, I am his hearing with which he hears, and his sight with which he sees, and his hand with which he strikes, and his foot with which he walks. Were he to ask [something] of Me, I would surely give it to him; and were he to seek refuge with Me, I would surely grant him refuge.’ ” [Al-Bukhari] 40 Hadith Imam Nawawi No:38

4- Jesus Christ says that God the Father gave him authority and glory of becoming a High priest!. It is given and taken, not eternally and co-equally existed!

Matthew 28:18 Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth.

5- Jesus Christ says that , that God Almighty enable him to do things, he does not have his own distinctive co-equal and co-eternal power!

John 5:30 I can do nothing on my own. I judge as God tells me. Therefore, my judgment is just, because I carry out the will of the one who sent me, not my own will.

Quran 3:49 He will be a Messenger of God to the Israelites to whom he will say, "I have brought you a miracle from your Lord. I can create for you something from clay in the form of a bird. When I blow into it, it will become a real bird, by the permission of God. I can heal the blind and the lepers and bring the dead back to life, by the permission of God. I can tell you about what you eat and what you store in your homes. This is a miracle for you if you want to have faith.

6- Jesus Christ declares that God the Father is greater than all

John 10:29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father's hand.

7- Jesus Christ declares that God the Father is greater than him!

John 14:28 NLT Remember what I told you: I am going away, but I will come back to you again. If you really loved me, you would be happy that I am going to the Father, who is greater than I am.truly

It is very interesting that Christ declares God is greater than him, when he was about to go to heaven. This shows there is no Trinity in the heavens!

1 Corinthians 15:27 NLT  For the Scriptures say, “God has put all things under his authority.” (Of course, when it says “all things are under his authority,” that does not include God himself, who gave Christ his authority.)

8- Jesus Christ declares that He is a Messenger to the Nation of Israel!

Matthew 15:24 Then Jesus said to the woman, “I was sent only to help God’s lost sheep—the people of Israel.”
Quran 3:49 He will be a Messenger of God to the Israelites

9- Jesus Christ was made lower than Angels, and the problem of co-equal and co-eternal glory and power!

Hebrews 2:7 Yet for a little while you made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor.

Hebrews 2:9 But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while,

Which is according to the Law:

Psalm 8 NIV:
4what is mankind that you are mindful of them,
human beings that you care for them? c
5You have made them d a little lower than the angels e
and crowned them f with glory and honor.
6You made them rulers over the works of your hands;
you put everything under their g feet:
7all flocks and herds,
and the animals of the wild,
8the birds in the sky,
and the fish in the sea,
all that swim the paths of the seas.
9Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!

In Islamic traditions , it is said that, some Prophets and Saints receive the glory and authority as it is given to Jesus Christ (A.S) see Quran 3:26
If you are a school boy minded read, you might get frustrated!
But Jesus Himself is saying to you this, Wake up and surrender to the truth!

Read next point which answer you!

10- Jesus Christ gave his glory to his disciples, and God will not give his glory to anyone!
John 17:22 I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one--

Isaiah 42:8  NLT “I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not give my glory to anyone else, nor share my praise with carved idols.

Isaiah 48:11 ESV For my own sake, for my own sake, I do it, for how should my name be profaned? My glory I will not give to another.

11- Had Jesus been God, then it is impossible for someone to do the works of God! But Jesus Christ says that pious believers will exceed him in good works!

John 14:12 Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.

12- Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit do not know the Hour!

Mark 13:32 But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.

Islamic Narration:..........He (Angel Gabriel) said, "Inform me about the Hour." He (the Prophet) said, "About that the one questioned knows no more than the questioner." So he said, "Well, inform me about its signs." He said, "They are that the slave-girl will give birth to her mistress and that you will see the barefooted ones, the naked, the destitute, the herdsmen of the sheep (competing with each other) in raising lofty buildings." Thereupon the man went off. I waited a while, and then he (the Prophet) said, "O `Umar, do you know who that questioner was?" I replied, "Allah and His Messenger know better." He said, "That was Jibril. He came to teach you your religion." [Muslim] Imam Nawawi 40 Hadith, No:2  ref: https://sunnah.com/nawawi40

13- Jesus Christ says that, He taught everything to the disciples!. People cannot know everything God Knows, and Holy Spirit will teach more!
This prove that Jesus is not God and there is no trinity and Holy Spirit inherits a higher level of Knowledge and Wisdom!

John 15:15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master's business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.

John 14:26 But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

John 16:13 However, when the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all truth. For He will not speak on His own, but He will speak what He hears, and He will declare to you what is to come.

14- Jesus Christ declares that his light will only shine for a little while longer!. But God's Light always Shines 

John 12:35 Jesus replied, “My light will shine for you just a little longer. Walk in the light while you can, so the darkness will not overtake you. Those who walk in the darkness cannot see where they are going.

15- Jesus Christ was under the authority of Holy Spirit
Luke 4:14 Then Jesus returned to Galilee, filled with the Holy Spirit’s power. Reports about him spread quickly through the whole region.

16- Holy Spirit is not God!
Isaiah 11:2 And the Spirit of the LORD will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.

Ephesians 4:30 And do not bring sorrow to God’s Holy Spirit by the way you live. Remember, he has identified you as his own, guaranteeing that you will be saved on the day of redemption.

17: Jesus sat next to God's Throne, not on the Throne
Hebrews 8:1 Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven,

Apostles believed Jesus is a high priest forever in the heavens, not God! And that high priest is called "God or Son of God" in the Biblical language according to the Law (see John 10:35-37, Psalm 82:6-7)

18- Disciples did not worship Jesus as the Deity!

Over seven worship of Christ is mentioned in the New Testament!.Most of them were before the glory of Christ was revealed! So it is illogical to quote those verses and claim , those were deity worship!

The glory Jesus Christ received was "he became a high priest forever" see Hebrews 5:5

Hebrews 6:20  NLT Jesus has already gone in there for us. He has become our eternal High Priest in the order of Melchizedek.

So the worship he received was according to the tradition of revering Prophets and priests!, not deity worship!
See Psalm 82:6-7 and John 10:35-37

Jews rejected the Messenger ship and priesthood of Christ, so they turned against him!. They knew that he was not claiming to be the Deity God!, but God in the sense of High Priest (Psalm 82:6-7, John 10:33-37)

If his claim was the incarnate deity, then they would have stoned him to death in a matter of hours! . There was no such charges against him!.. This is why the plot to murder him took ages and God rescued him eventually!

John 7:33 Jesus said, "I am with you for only a short time, and then I am going to the one who sent me.

He was not going to Cross of Pagans!

John 7:36 What does He mean by saying, 'You will look for Me, but you will not find Me,' and, 'Where I am, you cannot come'?"

John 8:21 Again He said to them, "I am going away, and you will look for Me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come."

19- Moses and Elijah did not worship Jesus Christ (Peace be upon them) as deity!
Despite of Oracle from the heaven, no worship of Jesus Christ occurred while Moses and Elijah visited Christ!. Had Jesus been God in heavens, then  surely Moses and Elijah displayed worship of Jesus as deity!. Rather, they talked like brothers!

Matthew 17:3-5 Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus.Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters--one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah." But even as he spoke, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy. Listen to him.”

20- Jesus Christ said he is going to his God and he  prayed to God and Continue to Intercede to God on behalf of his followers.

John 20:17 “Don’t cling to me,” Jesus said, “for I haven’t yet ascended to the Father. But go find my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

Hebrews 5:7 While Jesus was here on earth, he offered prayers and pleadings, with a loud cry and tears, to the one who could rescue him from death. And God heard his prayers because of his deep reverence for God.

Luke 22:41 And He withdrew about a stone's throw beyond them, where He knelt down and prayed,

Luke 22:44 And in His anguish, He prayed more earnestly, and His sweat became like drops of blood falling to the ground.

Conclusion:

As we have mentioned over 20 points that explains there is no co-equal and co-eternal trinity in the earth or in the heavens!

Only One God and His Will to be done on the Earth as it is in the heavens! All the Prophets and Messengers came to proclaim the Will of God and to Submit to the Will of God!

Quran 2:208
O you who have believed, enter into Islam completely [and perfectly] and do not follow the footsteps of Satan. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy.

Matthew 4:10 Get out of here, Satan,” Jesus told him. “For the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the Lord your God and serve only him.’”

James 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

I hope that our Christian brothers and sisters will read and reflect on this matter and seek the truth and straight Path. So many pastors and Churches received our mails and someone of them were angry and frustrated!. Others said , do not send us any message!, some of them said: "Unsubscribe" Others said: Do not waste your time with your Islam and Bible", some of them said, "we are open to discussion" and eventually they became frustrated and said not to contact them or visit them anymore!
 
Why is that all these frustration! The scriptures says that "Knowing the Truth only shall set you free"
A Cross or doctrine will never set us free!
We must seek the truth and truth, wisdom and understanding of the Truth will set us free!

Peace be upon the Prophets of Allah

Praise be to Allah the LORD of all Creations

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29/12/2019



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