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How Friendship Helped a Follower of Islam See the Truth About Jesus
Bible Gateway Blog ^ | August 21, 2018 | Nabeel Qureshi

Posted on 09/08/2019 12:04:55 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

How does a committed and passionate follower of Islam reconsider his faith and become an outspoken apologist for Christianity? This is a story of being introduced to Jesus through friendships, investigations, dreams, and visions.

What follows is a conversation between the late Nabeel Qureshi (@NAQureshi), author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus (Third Edition) (Zondervan, 2018)—the first book to win ECPA Christian Book Awards® in both New Author and Non-Fiction categories—and his friend David Wood, who led Nabeel to consider the veracity of the claims of Jesus Christ. The discussion took place in Atlanta, Georgia, during the Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meeting in November 2015. Nabeel and David reminisced about their friendship, the Bible and its role in Nabeel’s conversion, and what they had learned about ministering to Muslims.

Nabeel Qureshi: Do you remember the first time we had a discussion on religion?

David Wood: You started it. We were in a hotel room on a trip, and I was reading my Bible, praying, “God, my last conversations with a Muslim did not work out very well. If you want me to talk to this guy, let him start it.” That’s when you said, “So, are you a hardcore Christian?”

Nabeel Qureshi: That evening we started talking about how the Bible was passed down. As a Muslim I was very confident I knew a lot about the Bible, even though now in retrospect I know I didn’t. How did you perceive my knowledge of the Bible? My attacks against the Bible, how did they strike you?

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Islam; Ministry/Outreach; Prayer
KEYWORDS: 2018; allah; apologetics; beatitudes; bible; christianity; christians; comfort; conversion; davidwood; doctrine; dreams; friendship; god; investigation; islam; jesus; matthew; muslims

1 posted on 09/08/2019 12:04:55 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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2 posted on 09/08/2019 12:06:28 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Show me the people who own the land, the guns and the money, and I'll show you the people in charge.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This was so good, thanks for posting it.
This was perfect to send to my Bible study class about how important it is to KNOW God’s Word in order to reach out in love to others who don’t.

The Christian who was an instrument of God’s grace to this Muslim is an example of this verse, Philippians 1:9:
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more
and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
10 so that...

3 posted on 09/08/2019 12:33:31 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thank you for posting this edifying article. It shows that no matter who, where or what someone is, God can reach them with the truth of the gospel. He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him and we WILL find Him when we search for Him with all our heart.

4 posted on 09/08/2019 1:04:54 PM PDT by boatbums (semper reformanda secundum verbum dei)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Sometimes people can hear the truth in your voice. It’s called charisma.

Good preachers have it, but other people can have it too.

All the people who helped me in my faith had it. It’s a gift of the Holy Spirit.

5 posted on 09/08/2019 6:59:50 PM PDT by firebrand
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