1.2.1 "Blind faith" or "Prove
Before actually getting down to
our response, let us first establish the ground rules. All
Bibles in existence today tell us that Christians are taught
by Jesus (pbuh) himself:
"And Jesus answered him, The first of all the
commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one
Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy
heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and
with all thy strength: this is the first commandment."
They are also told
"Prove all things; hold fast that which is good"
1 Thessalonians 5:21
and "For God is not [the author] of confusion"
1 Corinthians 14:33.
So, contrary to the teachings of many, Jesus (pbuh) did
not want his followers to believe everything they were told
on "blind faith." Rather, he wanted his followers to
believe "with all thy mind." He wanted us to
THINK in order to protect his words from corruption.
Let us comply with the teaching of Allah's elect messenger,
Jesus (peace be upon him), and see where the truth and our
minds will lead us: