Allah promises Paradise to those who follow the pillars of Islam and if he considers them good enough to enter. But according the Al-Quran there aren’t really any rewards for women once they get to Paradise. Yet men receive many rewards, including women.
Paradise According to the Al-Quran
Sura 56:23 describes Paradise as a place where men sit on couches eating fruit, with “maidens restraining their glances, untouched before them by any men…lovely as rubies.” This passage also states that the women are young and immortal. They give the men wine that doesn’t make them drunk. The women also give the men any food they want. Sura 78:32-33 says that the reward of the god-fearing man is a place of security, “gardens and vineyards and maidens … like of age.”
Paradise According to the Injil
The Injil’s description of Paradise is very different. Men and women receive the same rewards in Paradise. A big difference between Paradise in the Al-Quran and Paradise in the Injil is that according to the Injil, there is no sex in Paradise. The apostle Mark states, “When the dead rise, they will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven” (Injil, Mark 12:25). This verse is talking specifically about the end of time when the dead who believe in Isa are raised again. But in speaking about the resurrection, the verse is also talking about heaven.
Paradise is for Women
None of the rewards that a follower of Isa receives in Paradise are based on being a man or a woman. No one will have pain again (Revelation 21:4). No one will hunger or thirst (Revelation 7:16). We will be in the presence of God forever. We will worship around His throne with others from all over the world. “After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.’” (Injil, Revelation 7:9 – 10).
Paradise is for women! It is not just for men! Women and men are equal in Paradise, receiving the same rewards as men. But, Paradise is only for those who follow Isa. He says, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me’” (Injil, John 14:6)
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