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.