Perhaps, many people are unaware that Christianity, the largest world religion of our time with its over 2 billion followers living in different parts of the globe, has about 300 denominations, and you have probably never heard of the most of them, dear readers. At that, hopefully, some rumours have still reached you that the largest Christian denominations are in permanent latent fight for the followers and their exceptional right to possess the Truth. At times it becomes totally unclear what the Lord, who is single in the multitude, has to do with all such disunity and confrontation. Hence, a detached observer such as me has a number of fair and logical questions to representatives of the influential religious community who aspire for God
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In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful!
Following the overview of Christian denominations, now let’s look at denominations in Islam.
It would be appropriate to entitle this article On the Importance of Unity between Muslims, since our considerations on the root of division in the Muslim world are for the only purpose of reminding all people obedient to Allah’s Will of the vital necessity of Unity and Reconciliation! The present-day challenges faced by the entire humanity urgently require rallying of the whole Muslim world. The recent tragic events in France are just another evidence of such need. If the Islamic world does not unite in the nearest future, certain forces that use the name of Islam for their own inhuman purposes will be able to ensure ruin of the Muslim world. How this may happen?
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The topic of the Judgement Day and Second Coming of Jesus Christ is quite popular in speeches by Protestant preachers, and I won’t analyse the true causes of that, which, I hope, are clear for many people. Hundreds of Christian denominations originating from the single New Testament, for some reason have different interpretations of what is written in the Holy Bible, though this is totally understandable. For as long as people keep knocking at the heaven door not with love, but with their mind, such splitting and divisions will continue.
Yet, the purpose of this article is not to catch anyone in separation or disunity, but to state that millions of faithful Christians all over the world also hear from their missionary pastors about the Doomsday approach and the coming of messiah Jesus Christ, although, if we read Gospels attentively, the Saviour didn’t tell anything regarding his return, however he did mention the Comforter and the Holy Spirit! “The Comforter, which is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, will teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you” (Gospel of John 14:26).
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