Allah is an Arabic-word for: The One and Only Deity/ God,
Islam is the only religion that can describe themselves as True-monotheists, why?
In Islam, we do not believe in anthropomorphism (i.e. attributing human-facets to The Divine One)
In the Old Testament, in Genesis it says:
26 And God said; Let us make man in our image, after our likeness : and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image , in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
So it is said that “God created man in his own image” which we reject in Islam, because our belief is that God cannot be likened to any form which He Himself created, He is far beyond the perception of man, through man’s mortal means of :
Along with “Allah” the Qur’an contains 99 names which are the attributes of Allah
Similarities between the Bible & Quran
‘The Lord is One’ (Deuteronomy 6:4) ‘Say: He is God, the One ‘ (112:1)
‘above all gods’ (Psalm 135:5) ‘Glorify the name of your Lord the Highest’ (87:1)
‘His understanding is infinite’ (Psm 147:5) ‘…and of all things He is the Knower’ (2:29)
‘He who lives forever’ (Isaiah 57:15) ‘…God, the Eternal ‘ (112:2)
‘He is holy’ (Psalm 99:5) ‘the Holy'(62:1)
‘The Lord is righteous’ (Psalm 11:7) ‘…the Right in Guidance’ (11:87)
‘He loves righteousness’ (Psalm 7:11) ‘..indeed full of mercy and love’ (11:90)
‘Your wrath .brings You praise’ (Psalm 76:10) ‘…We shall exact due retribution’ (32:22)
‘merciful’ (Psalm 145:8) ‘In the Name of God, the Merciful …’ (1:1)
‘The Lord is. compassionate’ (Psalm 111:4 ) ‘In the Name of God, ..the Compassionate..’ (1:1)
‘God is not man, that He should lie’ Num 23:19 “…God is the Truth…” (22:6)
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Allah is an Arabic-word for: The One and Only Deity/ God