Sam Shamoun

the holy spirit

The Christian Shema: What About the Holy Spirit?

In the previous segment (https://answeringislamblog.wordpress.com/2019/07/04/the-christian-shema-confessing-jesus-as-yahweh-god-the-son/), I had discussed the following text, “And the Lord shall be king over all the earth: in that day there shall be one Lord, and his name one (to onoma autou hen),” Zechariah 14:9 To show that Yahweh is said to be only one. Here I want to emphasize the fact …

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Jesus Christ: The Divine Judge and Just Destroyer

According to the God-breathed Scriptures, Jehovah God is the judge, “Wherefore I have not sinned against thee, but thou doest me wrong to war against me: the LORD the Judge be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon.” Judges 11:27 “And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.” Psalm 50:6 …

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Church fathers and the trinity

Were the Early Church Fathers Trinitarians?

It’s become a trend among certain Muslim polemicists to goldmine citations from notable Christian historians in order to mislead people into thinking that the early church fathers, particular the Ante-Nicene writers such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian etc., were not Trinitarians and did not hold to the ontological equality of the Father, Son and Holy …

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gospel of luke

A Contradiction In Luke?

Muslims think that the following Lukan text is in error and even proves that Jesus wasn’t killed: “Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet would perish outside of Jerusalem.” Luke 13:33 These polemicists assume that the foregoing text clearly contradicts the fact that …

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