Jew believe the word through which God spoke creation into existence was Hebrew. Muslims believe the word through which God spoke creation into existence was Arabic. Christians believe the word through which God spoke creation into existence was Jesus. I think that goes a long way to explaining why Christians have no sacred language.
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Speaking of Jesus in more Arabic ways
I have been finding it interesting to explore how the greetings and affirmations of the New Testament authors sound when phrased in a more Arabic ways. Consider these examples: Salam to all of you who are in al-Masih (1 Peter 5:14) Mercy and salam to you from Allah our Father and from Ar-Rabb Isa al-Masih. (RomansContinue reading “Speaking of Jesus in more Arabic ways”
Kufic or Kufi is one of the oldest calligraphic forms of Arabic script. You may have seen it in Muslim art. This cross, by Lebanese Christian Arabic calligrapher named Istfén, is made in the geometic kufi style. Dated 1995.
“Jesus Christ” by Armia4design The artist quotes, “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities.” (Isaiah 53:5)