Who is Worthy of Following, Jesus or Muhammad?

Jesus in the Bible

Jesus in the Quran

Muhammad in the Quran

Performed miracles
(Mark 7:37)
Performed miracles
(Surah 2:253; 3:49; 5:110)
Did not perform miracles (Surah 3:183; 6:37; 6:109; 13:8; 17:59; 17:90-95; 29:50-51)


Was sinless
(1 Peter 2:22)
Was sinless
(Surah 3:46; 6:85)
Was sinful (Surah 40:55; 42:5; 47:19; 48:1-2)


Was born of a virgin
(Luke 1:26-27, 34)
Was born of a virgin
(Surah 3:37-57; 19:16-21)


Not virgin born
Is the messiah
(John 4:25-26)
Is the messiah
(Surah 3:45; 5:17, 75)


Not the messiah
Ascended bodily into heaven
(Luke 24:51; Mark 16:19;
Ascended bodily into heaven
(Surah 3:55)


Did not ascend into heaven
Raised the dead
(John 11:43-44)
Raised the dead
(Surah 3:49)


Did not raise the dead
Son of God (John 10:36)   Was a man (Surah 18:110)


Knew what was inside men’s hearts (Rev. 2:23)   Did not know what was in men’s hearts (Surah 11:31)

About humblesmith

Christian Apologist & Philosopher
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2 Responses to Who is Worthy of Following, Jesus or Muhammad?

  1. hausdorff says:

    My knowledge of Islam is pretty weak, but didn’t Muhammad ascend to heaven on a horse?

    • humblesmith says:

      As the story goes, in one night Muhammad rode a beast and visited several places including heaven. But he returned and later died and stayed dead. This is unlike Jesus who physically ascended to heaven and stayed there.

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