Islam is a way of life practiced by approx 1.6 billion people in the world. The very word Islam denotes the essence of this beautiful way of life. Islam is an Arabic word derived from three root letters (S-L-M) which denote surrender, submission, obedience and peace. Islam in the perfect sense of these meanings is the way of surrendering, submitting, and having full obedience to the one true Creator, Allah, and in so doing obtaining peace. Allah is the Arabic word used for God in the Quran, the last book of guidance revealed to mankind. Allah simply means The God. Those who submit fully to Allah and attempt to live their lives according to His commandments are called Muslims. Islam is the final way of life and code of conduct revealed by Allah that began with Allah’s first creation, Adam, and was passed down through all of the prophets such as Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, Jesus, and ending with the final messenger to mankind Muhammad, peace be upon them all. If one practices this way of life called Islam, his or her reward with be eternal life in paradise among the righteous. Those who reject this message and accept ways of life other than total submission to the Creator of all that exists will be punished with eternal life in the fires of hell. I ardently implore you to learn more about Islam and Muslims and to gain knowledge of the Creator of all that exists. May Allah guide you.
Coming Soon: Who is Allah?
This video is a humble attempt to show everyone that what Islam teaches, what the Quran says, and what Muslims do can be verified not only through its own sources (which are indeed sufficient) but also by other books considered holy by millions of people. So I ask you, do you really know what the Bible says? Do you know that it teaches that God is one and never three? Do you know it says Christmas is forbidden? Do you know it prescribes washing yourselves before you pray and to pray bowing and prostrating on the floor (like Muslims do)? Do you know it teaches that there is no original sin? Do you know the Bible teaches that Jesus was a messenger of God and not divine? I assure you it does. Take a journey with me on my path and examine Islam in the Bible.
My name is Yusha Evans. I am 27 years old and am living in College Park, MD. I was raised by my grandparents in Greenville, South Carolina in a very strict Methodist home. In my teenage years, I became very involved in the church and was studying at a small Bible college in my hometown with the intention of eventually enrolling in Bob Jones University. I was learning to read the Bible in Hebrew and Greek and was very interested in textual criticism of the Bible. It was during these years of intense Bible study that I read the Bible cover to cover a half a dozen times. In doing so, I realized there were many inconsistencies and contradictions. I realized the Bible was not the inerrant Word of God as I had always been taught. I eventually left Christianity and searched for the truth about God elsewhere.
I studied every religion from Judaism to Buddhism, Wicca to Bushido. While many religions had certain truths to them, they had major tenants or flaws I could not accept. All praise is due to God, one day I found myself talking with a young Muslim who invited me to jumuah, the Friday service and congregational prayer. When I saw the Muslims praying, bowing and prostrating with their heads on the floor, all the verses of the Bible describing the prayer of the prophets came flooding back to me. I asked for a copy of the Quran, read it from cover to cover in three days, and the rest (as they say) is history.