Jesus (Peace be upon him) is significant Prophet in Islam. It is part of faith to believe in All prophets before Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). In these prophets all prophets of Jews and Christians are included, Jesus, Moses, Abraham are few of them. Quran mentions Jesus more time than Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) by his name. Quran Mentions Jesus with the name of Isa (Peace be upon him).
Quran Mentions Jesus directly or indirectly 187 times, 25 times mentioned by direct name. In Holy Quran, Mary considered to virgin just like Christian believes. In Bible Mary mentioned 18 times while in Holy Quran Mary mentioned 32 times with name Marriyam. Almost double of Bible which shows her significance in Islam.
1. Quran Mentions Jesus Miracleous:
In Holy Quran, Mary considered to virgin just like Christian believes. In Bible Mary mentioned 18 times while in Holy Quran Mary mentioned 32 times with name Marriyam. Almost double of Bible which shows her significance in Islam. Jesus Birth from Virgin Mary is one of Jesus Miracles In Quran.
The good news of the birth of Jesus In Holy Quran was given by angels to Mary. Mary became worried after hearing this news because she was virgin. Quran Mentions Jesus in chapter 3 verse 45:
“ And remember when the angels said, “O Mary, God sends you the good news of a Command of His: his name shall be Messiah, Jesus son of Mary. Mary said: “How, O Lord, shall I have a son when no man has ever touched me” Angels replied: “God creates whatever He wills. When He decrees a thing, He only says, “Be” and it is.” [Quran 3:45-46]
Angels also said God will teach him wisdom and gift him with knowledge of Torah, and appoint him Messenger to sons of Isreal.
2. Quran Mentions Jesus Good News of Birth:
Quran Mentions Jesus good news of birth was given by angels to Mary. Mary became worried after hearing this news because she was virgin. Quran Mentions Jesus in chapter 3 verse 45:
“ And remember when the angels said, “O Mary, God sends you the good news of a Command of His: his name shall be Messiah, Jesus son of Mary. He will be highly honored in this world and in the Next World and he will be among those favored by God. ” [Quran 3:45]
3. Speaking from the cradle as Newly born baby:
Speaking from the cradle as the newly born baby is also one of Jesus Miracles In Quran. Jesus (peace be upon him) defend his mother by speaking from the cradle. He said “I am indeed a servant of Allah” which is the biggest Jesus Miracles In Quran. Quran Mentions Jesus in Chapter 19 verse 26.
“ At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: “O Mary! truly an amazing thing you have brought! “O sister of Aaron! your father was not a man of evil, nor your mother an unchaste woman!” But she pointed to the babe. They said: “how can we talk to one who is a child in the cradle?” He said: “I am indeed a servant of Allah. ” [Quran 19:26-30]
In this verse, Mary being a virgin holy lady came back with newly born Jesus in her hand. People start criticising her and at moment Jesus speaks up to defend her mother and proves her innocence. There is the whole chapter in name of the mother of Jesus In Holy Quran with name Marriyam (meaning Mary in English).
4. Quran Mentions Jesus As Messenger:
Jesus Christ was a messenger of God and mentioned in Quran much time. Quran Mentions jesus proves his significance in Islamic culture. Here is the verse where it is mentioned. Quran Mentions Jesus in chapter 61 verse 6.
” Jesus, the son of Mary, said: “O Children of Israel! I am the Messenger of Allah (sent) to you, confirming the Law (which came) before me ” [Quran 61:6]
Christian also believes that Jesus Christ sent by God to Mankind.
5. Believes of Muslim about Jesus Christ:
Muslim believes that Jesus was born miraculously without the father and her mother Mary being a virgin. At this point also Christians and Muslims are on the same page Most of Christians believes the same. Quran mentions Jesus in chapter 3 verse 59.
“ The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: “Be”: and he was.“[ Quran 3:59 ]
In this verse, Almighty God is giving example about the birth of Jesus Christ that Humans shouldn’t about power and control of God. As God has done this before when he created Adam without father and mother while Jesus Christ is only created without Father.
6. Miracles of Jesus Christ In Quran:
Muslims believes in almost all miracles of Jesus Christ as a Christian. Muslims believes in following miracles of Jesus Christ.
- Speaking from the cradle as Newly born baby.
- Creating birds from clay
- Healing leper and blind
- Waking up a dead man
- Prescience: Can tell what other person has eaten etc.
All most all of these miracles mentioned in Holy Quran in verse, Quran Mentions Jesus in chapter 3 verse 49:
“ I will make for you from clay the likeness of a bird and then I will breathe into it and by the leave of Allah it will become a bird. I will also heal the blind and the leper, and by the leave of Allah bring the dead to life, I will also inform you of what things you eat and what you treasure up in your houses. ” [Quran 3:49]
In above verse, Jesus is saying he all of those miracles with permission of God. All of these miracles are also believed by Christians.
Quran Mentions Jesus miracles just like bible do. Basic thing which is common in all of these Jesus miracles In Quran is that Jesus does all of these Miracles with Permission of God. God had given him these miracle so that his people understand these sign that he is the Messenger.
Muslims also believes in Prophet Jesus Christ to be the messenger of God just as Christians. All Muslims believes he (Jesus Christ) was born miraculously which many Christian don’t believe today. He was given many miracles as mentioned to make his People believe. Prophet Quran mentions Jesus directly or indirectly 187 times, 25 times mentioned by direct name. Quran mentions Jesus Mother Mary 32 times which is almost double of numbers in Bible.
Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was prophesied in the bible and Prophet Jesus also gave the same prophecy.
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