Could we not declare this year’s Christmas Day a Global Day of Peace? Just imagine all the wars to stop, all the guns to go silent, no suicide attacks, no fear of terrorism, no family feuds, no arguments. Simply – peace. Just for one day.
A look into the calendar shows us daily what a great impact Jesus Christ had in the course of history. The calendar marks the date of his birth about 2000 years ago. So, who was this Jesus Christ actually?
If life really is a game, have you ever asked yourself how you are playing? What training are you going through? Who else is on your team? Who are you playing against? And when the game is over, what will you expect the final score to be? Will you be on the winner’s side?
Have you ever wondered if there is anything beyond time? Imagine going back as far as the first human being can remember. What happened before? Or take a look into the future, as far as you can think. Will anything happen after that?
Are you dreaming of winning the lottery? Thousands of people share that dream, and there is even a slight chance that you could be the winner one day! On 22 August 2009, a lucky Italian scooped Europe’s biggest lottery so far, winning £ 128m.
He loves us so much that he wants us to know him. His plan is to give our life a real purpose and to have fellowship with us eternally. Although this is a wonderful plan, we choose to go our own way, cutting ourselves off from God.
Years ago two brothers were living in an oriental city. The younger brother hung around with his bad companions, and day and night the power of evil drew him more and more into an abyss that would finally destroy his life.
Our time is marked by great scientific and technological developments on one hand, but also by population explosion, by hunger in various countries, by water-and air-pollution and global warming. The weather is often so different from what we expect it to be.
In the first pages of the Bible (Genesis 2) we read how God created Adam and Eve, the first man and the first woman. They lived in a beautiful garden, and best of all, they lived in close fellowship with God.
Four friends compare their faiths ...
Yusuf: I have heard that the Bible has been changed and corrupted!
Dauda: Hold on! Firstly, the Qur’an strongly states that the Bible is the Word of God and that no man can change the Word of God!