Islam – peace, love and hope introduction 2

  So – I feel like God’s been pushing me into doing research on Islam. Not nudging – or guiding – or anything like that. Because I’ve been ignoring those. No – it’s pushing.   The people of three religions claim Abraham as the father of their religion. Is it realistic to think that he’d want the three of them to hate each other?   If we look at Genesis 21:11 -13 to see how Abraham reacted when Ishmael was sent away – I think we can get the answer to this question – Ge 21:11 The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son. 12 But God said to him, “Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned. 13 I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring.” So we see the Abraham cared about what happened to Ishmael. And, we see the God promised to make him into a great nation. To tell the truth – for a long time I thought maybe God made Ishmael into a great […]