Differences between the Bible and the Qur'an

by Matt Slick

BibleQur'an
Monotheistic, Trinitarian, (Isaiah 43:10, 44:6-8, Matt. 28:19, 2 Cor. 13:14).Monotheistic (5:73, 112:1-4), denies the Trinity (5:73).
Jesus is God in flesh (Col. 2:9).Jesus is not God (5:17, 75).
Jesus was crucified (1 Pet. 2:24).Jesus was not crucified, (4:157).
Jesus rose from the dead (John 2:19-20).Jesus did not rise from the dead.
Jesus was the Son of God (Mark 1:1).Jesus was not the Son of God (9:30).
Holy Spirit, 3rd person in the Godhead. He will bear witness of Jesus (John 14:26, 15:26).The Holy Spirit is the angel Gabriel (2:97, 16:102).
Salvation by grace through faith (Eph. 2:8-9).Salvation by sincerity and works (3:135, 7:8-9, 21:47, 49:14, 66:8-9).
The Devil is a fallen angel (Isaiah 14:12-15).The Devil, Satan, is not a fallen angel but a fallen Jinn (2:34, 7:12, 15:27, 55:15).
Man is fallen, a sinner (Rom. 3:23).Man is basically good.
Disciples were Christians (Acts 11:26).Disciples declare themselves Muslims (5:111).
Worship on Sabbath (Exodus 20) then later on Sunday (Rom. 14:5-6, Acts 20:7, 1 Cor. 16:1-2).Worship on Friday (62:9).
Miracles, numerous are recorded (1 Cor. 15:3-5, etc.).No miracles recorded except they claim the Qur'an is a miracle.
Makes numerous prophecies (Isaiah 53, Micah 5:2, etc.).Makes no prophecies.

Note, this list will expand as more are discovered.

 

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About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.