Islam has 99 names for Allah, which they refer to as al-Asma-ul–Husna, “the beautiful names.” Many Muslims recite them for blessings in their lives. However, not one of them is "Father." I still remember the day, at age 13, when I received the gospel account of John in the Urdu language. I enjoyed reading it so much that I finished it in one day. I found that not only is Jesus different than what I was taught in Islam, but also God in his attributes is different. I knew God as our Rab, Lord, but not as Abba, Father. I didn’t come to accept what I learned in the Bible until later.
During Q and A sessions after seminars on Islam and a Biblical approach, we are often asked questions such as: Why are there so many Muslims in the USA? Why are many Muslims interested in politics and influencing the USA? Why are a significant number of people converting to Islam? Here is our response. ...
In the same way Moses’s life is an example for the Jews to follow, Muhammad’s life is the example for a Muslim. For example, a Muslim friend and I were about to share our thoughts on sin and forgiveness in Islam and Christianity when we were suddenly interrupted. Later that evening, he sent me the words of a prayer of forgiveness (see picture).