The Quran and Word of Allah teach that love is an attribute of Allah. But who Allah loves is different in these two books. Since love is central to mankind’s view of Allah, it is important to know who Allah loves. Investigating Allah’s love will strengthen our understanding of Islam and Christianity. Does Allah love you?
Agreements Between Muslims and Followers of Isa Al-Masih
Physical blessings we enjoy are a sign of love. We all agree water, food, family, shelter, and friends are proof of Allah’s love. The fact that rain falls on the good and evil remind us of this.
Who Does Allah Like According to the Quran?
Many translations of the Quran rarely talk about who Allah loves. The focus is on who Allah likes and dislikes.
Allah does not like unbelievers, and people that are sinful, cruel, prideful, and deceitful (Qs 3:140; 2:276; 8:58; 3:32; 4:36, 148; 5:64).
Allah likes people that are patient, wise, pure, fair, faithful, good, and wage war (Qs 3:76, 146; 2:195, 222; 5:42, 93; 9:108; 61:4).
Who Allah Loves According to the Word of Allah
There are many verses in the Bible that show Allah loves every person in the world. He loves us long before we love Him.
Don’t misunderstand! Allah hates sin! Every single person is one of Allah’s creation and workmanship, which is why He loves us dearly. But Allah’s love is so great and glorious that He even loves sinful people who are in enmity with Him! If you don’t believe Allah loves His enemies, email us.
Allah also saves them, not because of their good deeds, but because of His mercy (Injil, John 3:16; 1 John 4:9-10; Romans 5:8-10; 2 Corinthians 5:19-20; Titus 3:5).
Is There Evidence Allah Loves Sinners?
Isa Al-Masih said, “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends” (Injil, John 15:13).
We can all agree that the greatest love is to lay down your life for someone else, right? Isa Al-Masih came to earth because of Allah’s love for us. The Word of Allah repeatedly emphasizes that Isa died to take away our sin.
With this act of love, Isa Al-Masih freed us from hell. The result is assurance of heaven for everyone who receives His love!
This is the greatest evidence of Allah’s love toward everyone! Email us if you want to experience this love.
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1. Why do the Quran and Bible differ on who Allah loves?
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