Islam is the only non-Christian faith, which makes it an article of faith to believe in Jesus. No Muslim is a Muslim if he does not believe in Jesus.
We believe that he was one of the mightiest Messengers of Allah.
We believe that he was born miraculously, without any male intervention, which many modern day Christians do not believe.
We believe he was the Messiah translated Christ.
We believe that he gave life to the dead with God’s permission.
We believe that he healed those born blind, and the lepers with God’s permission.
One may ask, if both Muslims and Christians love and respect Jesus, where exactly is the parting of ways? The major difference between Islam and Christianity is the Christians’ insistence on the supposed divinity of Christ. In fact there is not a single unequivocal statement in the entire Bible where Jesus himself says, "I am God" or where he says, "worship me". In fact the Bible contains statements attributed to Jesus in which he preached quite the contrary.
"My Father is greater than I."
Bible, John 14:28
"My Father is greater than all."
Bible, John 10:29
"…I cast out devils by the Spirit of God…"
Bible, Mathew 12:28
"…I with the finger of God cast out devils…"
Bible, Luke 11:20
"I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgement is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me."
Bible, John 5:30
Jesus never claimed divinity in fact he clearly announced the nature of his mission. Jesus was sent by God to confirm the previous Judaic law.
"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the Prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Bible, Mathew 5:17
The Bible mentions the prophetic nature of Jesus mission in the following verses:
"… and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father’s which sent me."
Bible, John 14:24
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Anyone can follow the teachings of Christ, which are very fine indeed - moderation, generosity, kindness, mercy, knowledge, etc. But Christians believe Christ is the Son of God and the Savior by which God chose to save mankind through His sacrifice.
Muslims, from what I understand, see Jesus as important, but not the Son of God or Savior and that Muhammad is the most important prophet, whose writings is a literal message from God.
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