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Title: Where Do You Stand

Where Do You Stand?
What Every Woman Should Know
Descendents of Abraham
1900 BC
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1500 BC
1300 BC
525 BC
Jesus Christ
4 BC
610 AD
2003 AD
World Population
World Muslim Population
World Muslim Population
USA Population (280 m)
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84 Christians (235 m)
82 Non-Arabs
18 Arabs
3.7 Muslims (10 m)
20 Africa
2.1 Jews (6 m)
10 Russia China
10.2 Others (30 m)
17 South East Asia
30 India Subcontinent
Islam 2nd Largest Religion Muslim
13 other places of World
10 Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan
USA 3.7
UK 4
Canada 2
France 7
Germany 3.5
World Muslim Population Summary
  • Islam - Fastest growing Religion on Earth.
  • Every 4th person is a Muslim.
  • 1/3 Countries (58 out of 189) with over 50
    population as Muslims.
  • Islam - 2nd largest religion in US, UK, France,
    Canada, and Germany.
  • Over 10 million Muslims in the USA.
  • Over 4,000 Mosques in the US and Canada.
  • In the year 2015-16, Muslims will be majority.

Common Views of Judaism, Christianity Islam
  • 1. Monotheism Torah I am the first, and I am
    the last and besides me there is no God
    (Isaiah 446)
  • Bible The Lord our God is one Lord (Mark
    1229) Quran He is God, The One and Only
    (Quran 1121)
  • 2. Prophets Muslims believe and accept all
    Prophets mentioned in Torah, Bible, and Quran.
  • 3. Miraculous Birth of Jesus Besides
    Christianity, Islam is the only religion on
    earth that accepts the miraculous birth of
    Jesus. Jesus mentioned 25 times in the
  • 4. The Highest Honor of Women is Given to Mary,
    the Mother of Jesus, in the Quran (chapter 19).

Common Views (contd2)
  • 5. Greetings All prophets had customs to greet
    believers with the words Peace be with you.
  • (Assalamualaikum for Muslims).
  • 6. Taking Off Shoes God ordered Moses to take
    off shoes (Exodus 35) Put off shoes from your
    feet(Joshua 515). Muslims take off
    shoes when they enter Mosque.
  • 7. Purification Before Prayers Moseswashed his
    feet (Exodus 4031-32). St. Paulpurified
    himselfwent into the temple (Acts 2126).
    Muslim purify before each prayer, 5 times a day.
  • 8. Fasting Jesus fasted 40 days. (Matthew 42).
  • Muslims fast 30 days / year during Ramadan.

Common Views (contd3)
  • 9. Prayer Bowing Heads to the Ground
    Abraham fell his face(Genesis 173).
    Mosesbowed his head(Exodus 348).
    Jesusfell on his face prayed (Matthew
    2639) Muslims bow
    heads to the ground in prayer
  • Not Bowing to Statues or making Images of God
    Thou shall not..any graven image(Exodus).
  • Muslims dont bow to statues/images or anything
    except God
  • 11. Decoration of Trees It is forbidden in Bible
    (Jeremiah 102-5). Muslim dont decorate trees.
  • 12. Everlasting Covenant God made everlasting
    covenants with Abraham and his descendents.
    Muslim still keep covenant circumcise sons at

Common Views (contd4)
  • 13. Abraham s Son Ishmael The name Ishmael was
    chosen by God Himself (Genesis 1611).
    Muslims respect Ishmael like Isaac as son of
  • 14. Wine Drinking Prohibited drink neither
    wine nor strong drink(Luke 115).
    Muslims dont drink wine or alcohol ever.
  • 15. Pork Forbidden God ordered Moses And the
    swine is unclean to you(Leviticus 117). Jesus
    never ate pork in his life. Muslims never eat
  • 16. Usury / Interest Forbidden Take thou no
    usury (Leviticus). He has put not out his
    money to usury. (Psalms 155). Interest
    forbidden in Islam.

Common Views (contd5)
  • 17. Disapprove Homosexuality the Lord rained
    upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah He overthrew those
    cities (Genesis). Homosexuality is
    forbidden in Islam.
  • 18. No Original Sin The son shall not bear the
    iniquity of the father(Ezekiel 1820).
    Muslims believe sin cant be transferred
    / inherited from person to person.
  • 19. Accountability every man shall receive his
    own rewardto his own labor (1 Corinthians
    38). Muslims believe every person accountable
    for his/her deeds and rewarded accordingly.
  • Muslims observe and maintain many
  • instructions from the Torah Bible

How much do people know about Muhammad?
  • Last Messenger from God till the Day of Judgment
    his prophethood is entire world.
  • He is not God in any way Muslims dont worship
  • He received First message from God through Angel
    Gibrael at age 40. He preached Islam 10 years in
    Makka 13 years in Madina died at 63.
  • During 23 years, Quran was revealed for mankind.
  • He was an ordinary person with family and
    children he was leader of a nation and a

Some Famous Quotes About Muhammad
  • Bernard Shaw (British philosopher) Savior of
    Humanity..if a man like himassume the
    dictatorshipof worldwould succeed in solving
    all problems (The Genuine Islam).
  • Gandhi not the sword that won a place for
    Islam.. rigid simplicity his absolute trust
    in God own mission.. (Young India)
  • Michael Hart choice of Muhammadthe list
    world's most influential personshe was supremely
    successfulreligious and secular levels." (The
    100 A Ranking Of The Most Influential Persons
    In History).

The Prophecies of Holy Book/Torah References
about Muhammad in the Old Testament (2000 years
  • 1. First Revelation " Read thishe said,
    I am not learned" (Isaiah 2912).
  • Historical Facts Angel Gabriel delivered first
    revelation "Readname of your Lord, who
    created man..." (Quran 961). Muhammad
    replied I am not learned".
  • 2. The Rejected Stone Jesus.. kingdom of God
    taken awaygiven to the rejected stone
    (Genesis 2113-18). Rejected stone Nation
    of Ishmael, nation of Muhammad.

The Prophecies of Holy Book/Torah (contd2)
  • 3. Prophet from Arabia "Arabia, and all the
    Princes of Kedar... (Ezekiel 2721)
  • Historical Facts Converts migrated to Madina
    Muhammad migrated in 622AD. Next year 1,000
    Makkans marched against Muslims.
  • 4. A Prophet Like Moses God said to Moses, I
    raise up a Prophet like unto thee my words in
    his mouth, he shall speakall...
  • Historical Facts Angel Gabrielbring
    revelations from God to Muhammad - thus God put
    His words in Muhammad's mouth (John 1613,
    Isaiah 2810). Not speak of (own)
    desire.." (Quran 533-4).

Abrahams Activities
The Prophecies of Holy Book/Torah (contd3)
  • 5. Prophet Gave Laws "...He will not fall or be
    discouraged tillestablished justice in the
    earth" (Isaiah 421-4).
  • Muhammad came Complete code of laws.
    Persecuted and physically assaulted, never
    discouraged nor expressed despair.
  • 6. Prophet with 10,000 Saints he came with
    10,000 saintswent a fiery law..." (Deuteronomy
  • Historical Facts Muhammad returned to Makka
    with 10,000 devout followers established rule
    of law.
  • 7. Until Shiloh Come Jacob told his children
    until Shiloh come (Genesis 4910).
    Shiloh means peace (Islam).

The Prophecies of Holy Book/Torah (contd4)
  • 8. Pilgrims of Bacca Valley they govalley of
    Bacaplace of springsrainpools" (Psalms 845-6)
  • Makkaas Baca (Quran 396).
    ZamZam spring here. Makka got flooded.
  • 9. Revealed Little By Little teaches
    knowledge line upon line here a little,
    there a little. (Isaiah 289)
  • Quran revealed piece by piece over 23 years,
    scattered here a little, there a little.
  • 10. Prophecy By Name Muhammad quoted by name
    "Cheeko mane tah kim, vechulo Mohamadim
    his language is most sweet, he is Muhammad
    (Songs of Solomon 516)

The Prophecies of Holy Book/Torah (contd5)
  • 11. Prophecy Come To Pass Prophet speaksif
    word doesnt come to passthe Lord hasnt
    spoken.. (Deuteronomy 1822).
  • God informed Muhammad Romans would defeat
    Persians (Quran 303). Chapter Rum of Quran
    revealed (615AD) to support Christians. Romans
    won battle in 627AD.
  • Muhammad professed
    Muslims conquer the Persian, Byzantium
    empires. Byzantines defeated at Yarmuk
    (634AD), Persians defeated at Madain (637AD).
  • Muhammad predicted future events Overthrow
    Persian Empire, Confiscation of Emperor
    Choseross treasures Suraqa (prophets
    companion) get bracelets of Caesar. This

References About Muhammad in Hindu Scriptures
  • 1. Verse 5 of Bhavishya PuranHis name will be
    Mahamad Mahadev Arab 'O Ye! The pride of
    mankinddweller in Arabia. (Prati Sarg Parv
  • 2. Sama Veda, II, 6, 8 "Ahmad acquired
    religious law from his Lord. This law of religion
    is full of wisdom."

References About Muhammad In The Holy Bible
  • 1. Jesus foretold about Muhammad he shall
    give you another comforter (John 1415-16)
  • 2. Jesus said Ithings to say unto you, but
    you cant bear them nowhe will show you things
    to come(John 1614). Message of Jesus
    Another prophet was needed to guide mankind.
  • Gospel of Barnabas Muhammad is his blessed
    name. (Ch. 96-97)
  • All Holy Books Lead to Belief in
  • Muhammad The Quran

The Holy Quran
  • 1. All revealed messages from God to Muhammad
    Memorized by millions everyday
  • 2. Original copies still exist
    Istanbul, Turkey Tashkent,
  • 3. Dr. Maurice Bucaille French Christian
    Physician, compared scientific facts of Bible
    Quran. Found many scientific verses in the
    Quran. "I could not find a single error in

The Holy Quran (contd2)
  • 4. Scientific facts, unknown 1400 years ago,
    revealed in the Quran. Each is scientifically
    correct (a few examples)
  • The 'Big Bang' theory of Creation of the
  • Planets and orbital patterns of the Cosmos.
  • Conception and stages of Embryological growth
    (The Developing Human, Professor Keith Moore,
    University of Toronto).
  • Reference of fingerprints.
  • How was it possible for an unlettered person
    to reveal the scientific mysteries 1,000 years
    ahead when no man on earth had any knowledge of

Gospel of Barnabas
  • 1. Barnabas close companion of Jesus.
    The Bible refers as "apostle" (Acts
    1414), a good man,
    Holy Spirit of faith" (Acts 1124).
  • 2. In 325AD, St. Paul gained control council of
    Nicea made the following changes
  • It canonized the 4 Greek Gospels that are read
  • Other Gospels including Gospel of Barnabas were
    ordered to be destroyed.
  • Only Gospel in Aramaic, language Jesus spoke,
    was also destroyed.

Verses from the Gospel of Barnabas
  • Jesus said Godhath no equalhath no father nor
    mother..hath no sons, no brethren, nor
  • Jesus I am man, born of mortal
    womansuffering eating and sleepingof cold and
    heatlike other men.
    When God judge, my words like a sword
    believes me to be more than man.
  • Priest asked Jesus 'Art thouMessiah of God?
    JesusI am not hecome after me for God
    himself gavethe name Muhammad is
    his blessed name

Gospel of Barnabas is the Truth from Jesus
Islam The Final Religion
  • Islam - universal religion for all mankind.
  • Islam - means submission to the will law of
  • Islam - Other meaning is peace (through God)

The Five Pillars Of Islam
  • 1. Faith in One Only God Everlasting,
    All-Knowing, All-Powerful, Self-Sufficient,
  • All past Prophets and Muhammad is the last
  • All Revealed, Unaltered, Holy Books.
  • All Angels.
  • Life after death and the Day of Judgment.
  • Divine Decree (fate).
  • 2. Prayer Seek forgiveness, guidance from God
  • 3. Fasting before sunrise - after sunset
  • 4. Poor Dues Pay 2½ from savings to less
    fortunate fellows.
  • 5. Pilgrimage Travel to Mecca. Abrahams
    sacrifice, willingness to sacrifice his son
    (Genesis 222).

What Does Islam Say About
  • Human Rights Privacy/Freedom/Equality guaranteed

    God says No compulsion in religion.
    (Quran 2256).
  • Universality of Islam God says Sent Muhammad
    mercy for all nations (Quran 21107)
  • Whoever oppresses any non-Muslim, I shall
    be prosecutor on Day of Judgment." (Muhammad).
  • Jihad Struggle against the evil desires within
  • Never meant to force anybody to choose a
    religion. An unjust effort / war cannot be

Women's Rights
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  • 95 victims of domestic violence are women.
  • Every 9 seconds woman assaulted beaten.
  • 4 women murdered / day by boyfriends / husbands
  • 4,000,000 women / year are assaulted by partners.
  • Family violence kills many women / 5 years
    as total Americans died in Vietnam War.

Status Responsibility of Women in Islam
  • Right of inheritance and independent ownership.
  • Women can work. Muhammads first wife was a
    successful business woman.
  • Enjoins morality in behavior appearance.
    Fashion - women as sex object, not
  • Protection of Women's Honorlaunch charge
    against womenproduce 4 witnesses(Quran 244)
  • Muhammad saidTreat women wellbe kind
    your partners committed helpers
  • Best of youwho are kindest with your wives

Status and Responsibility of Women in Islam2
  • Status of Mother A man asked Muhammad 'Whom
    should I honor most?' replied 'Your mother'.
    'And who comes next?' replied 'Your
    mother'. 'And who comes next?'
    replied 'Your mother! 'And who comes
    next? replied 'Your father
  • Marriage He created for you matesyourselves
    dwell in tranquility with them love mercy
    between your hearts" (Quran 3021)
  • Independent Identity Married woman retains
    independent legal personality and family name.
    She is not the property of her husband!

Status and Responsibility of Women in Islam3
  • Wifes Property Does not need gifts to attract
  • Groom present bride with marriage gift.
  • Never obliged provider for family unless she
    voluntarily chooses to do so.
  • Divorce Highly discourage divorce, recognize
    rights of both partners to end relationship
  • "Live with themfooting of kindness and equity"
    (Quran 419).
  • "A believing man must not hate a believing woman.
    If he dislikes one of her traits he will be
    pleased with another". (Muhammad).

Status and Responsibility of Women in Islam4
  • The Veil "O Prophet tellthe believing women
    they shouldouter garments over their bodies
    they known and not molested"
    (Quran 3359).
  • Islamic veil Protection from unwanted attention.

  • Polygamy in the West Marriage, divorce,
    marriage, divorce married / unmarried man with
    several girlfriends
  • Polygamy addresses orphans and widows in
  • Billy Graham Evangelist said Islam has
    permitted polygamy as a solution to social ills
    Christian countriesgreat
    show of monogamy, butpractice polygamy. Islam
    is ahonest religion
  • Cheating or use women without responsibility.

Nearly 4 out of 5 who accepted Islam in the USA
are Women.
The Rational Choice
  • Study religions, compare, and make a rational
  • All prophets preached same religion.
  • God says We have sent you (Muhammad) as a
    mercy for all nations (Quran 21107).
  • I (God)perfected your religion
    chosenIslam as your religion (Quran 53).
  • Islam spread by values. Few preachers went to
    Indonesia. Today it is the largest Muslim

The Rational Choice2
  • No TV, Radio Station or newspaper owned or
    controlled by Muslims in USA.
    Islam is
    Fastest growing religion in USA Europe.
  • Who accept Islam? Priests, bishops, doctors,
    engineers, businessmen, writers, scientists,
    scholars, celebrities, inmates, and ordinary
    people including a large of women.
  • Muslim communities growing in every city.
    Over 4,000 mosques in USA and Canada

Where do you stand?
For More Information
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  • Houston, TX 77289
  • a6h_at_yahoo.com
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