Relation among Muslims, Christians and Jews
God Almighty not only grants paradise for genuine Muslims but also grants paradise for good Christians, Jews or anybody. Those who fulfill following criteria will be safe from the hellfire and will enter into paradise.
“[The Quran 2.62] Surely, those who believe, those who are Jewish, the Christians, and the converts; anyone who (1) believes in GOD, and (2) believes in the Last Day, and (3) leads a righteous life, will receive their recompense from their Lord. They have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.”
“[The Koran 5.69] Surely, those who believe, those who are Jewish, the converts, and the Christians; any of them who (1) believe in GOD and (2) believe in the Last Day, and (3) lead a righteous life, have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.”
But according to the Quran, many Christians and Jews can not be Muslims’ friend.
“[The Koran 5.51] O you who believe, do not take certain Jews and Christians as allies; these are allies of one another. Those among you who ally themselves with these belong with them. GOD does not guide the transgressors.”
Especially which Christians and Jews do not respect true Islamic religion can not be the friend of Muslim.
“[The Koran 5:57] O you who believe, do not befriend those among the recipients of previous scripture who mock and ridicule your religion, nor shall you befriend the disbelievers. You shall reverence GOD, if you are really believers.”
The following categories of Christians and Jews are stupid. But I think their percentage could not be very high anyway.
“[The Koran 5:58] When you call to the Prayers (Salat), they mock and ridicule it. This is because they are people who do not understand.”
In fact, God issues a strong warning for disbeliever Jews and Christians and those Jews and Christians do not recognize that prophet Muhammad was a prophet and the holy Koran is the book of God and do not abstain from what God prohibits etc.
“[The Koran 9.29] You shall fight back against those who do not believe in GOD, nor in the Last Day, nor do they prohibit what GOD and His messenger have prohibited, nor do they abide by the religion of truth – among those who received the scripture – until they pay the due tax, willingly or unwillingly.”
Examples of good Christians and Jews; who will also go to paradise with genuine Muslims.
“[The Koran 3:113-114]. They are not all the same; among the followers of the scripture, there are those who are righteous. They recite GOD‘s revelations through the night, and they fall prostrate.”
“[The Koran 3:75] Some followers of the scripture can be trusted with a whole lot, and they will give it back to you. Others among them cannot be trusted with a single dinar; they will not repay you unless you keep after them. That is because they say, “We do not have to be honest when dealing with the gentiles!” Thus, they attribute lies to GOD, knowingly.”
A typical example of good and righteous Jews.
“[The Koran 7:159] Among the followers of Moses there are those who guide in accordance with the truth, and the truth renders them righteous.”
Allah Almighty provides a typical example of the nature of the bad Jews.
“[The Koran 5.70] We have taken a covenant from the Children of Israel, and we sent to them messengers. Whenever a messenger went to them with anything they disliked, some of them they rejected, and some they killed.”
After clearly knowing about the prophethood of prophets, bad Jews even killed some of their messengers of God!!
That is why God advices us to ignore such bad Jews.
“[The Noble Koran 5:13] It was a consequence of their violating the covenant that we condemned them, and we caused their hearts to become hardened. Consequently, they took the words out of context, and disregarded some of the commandments given to them. You will continue to witness betrayal from them, excepting a few of them. You shall pardon them, and disregard them. GOD loves those who are benevolent.”
As per the Quran, Muslims’ bad enemies are bad Jews and polytheists and, in general, Christians are nearest in friendship.
“[The Quran 5.82] Certainly you will find the most violent of people in enmity for those who believe (to be) the Jews and those who are polytheists, and you will certainly find the nearest in friendship to those who believe (to be) those who say: We are Christians; this is because there are priests and monks among them and because they do not behave proudly.”
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