The Bible says NO! Hell is a place that many are terrified to even think of. Is it real? Does it exist? If it does, why does God allow it? Will people go there based on their works or beliefs? These questions are all answered by the holy books of Christianity and Islam. The Bible and Qur’an both acknowledge the existence of hell, its purpose, and how one can escape from entering its fiery grasp. Both, however, are very different from each other. If that doesn’t scare you, it should! Because they both cannot be right and you had better be sure you know which one to believe in!
In our article Do Christians Believe in the Qur'an we established the fact that Christians believe in the Bible and only the Bible as the Holy Word of God. Still, there are people who point to these two monotheistic religions and claim they are the same. This week, let us examine the greatest difference between them both – the way of salvation.
There is a lot of talk these days (and a fair bit of arguing) about whether Christians and Muslims are one and the same. Do we worship the same God even though we adhere to different ideas and read different books? Are we really just one underneath all of the politics and talking heads? Are all Muslims terrorists and all Christians hatemongers? Well, let's take this question one step at a time and start with this - do Christians believe in the Qur'an?