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  • Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissallam)’s mother’s name is Sayyidah Maryam (Alayhassalam), known as Virgin Mary.
  • Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissallam) was miraculously born without a father.
  • Allah (Subhanahu wa Ta‘ala) created Sayyidina Nabi Adam (Alayhissalam) from clay, without a father or mother.
  • Allah is the Creator. He creates as He wishes. He says kun (“be”), and it becomes. 
  • We learn from the Holy Qur’an that when Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) was born, he said:

I am a servant of Allah. He gave me the kitab (Injil) and made me a Prophet. (19:30)

  • His mother, Sayyidah Maryam (Alayhassalam) is the greatest woman in Islam. Surah Maryam, a chapter in the Holy Qur’an, has been named after her. One of her titles is Siddiqah (the Truthful). She is a saint.
  • Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) was born about 600 years before Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam).
  • He was born in Bayt Lahm (Bethlehem), a town in Palestine.
  • Allah (Subhanahu wa Ta‘ala) appointed Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) as a Prophet to the Jews. He began to preach when he was thirty years old. He preached for three to four years.
  • He is one of the Ulul Azm, the five greatest Prophets.
  • He got the kitab Injil as a revelation from Allah.
  • He prophesied about the coming of Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam).
  • He taught people to worship the One and Only God, Allah.
  • He taught people about Prayer, charity and kindness and to use as few things as possible.
  • He had three things: a mug, a comb and a pillow and he gave them up one after another.
  • He used to drink water from his mug, but when he saw a man drinking water with his hands, he gave up using his mug and from then on he used his hands to drink.
  • He used to comb his hair but once he saw a man straighten his hair with his hands. So he gave up using his comb and from then on straightened his hair with his hands.
  • He used a pillow to sleep but when he saw a man using his arm to go to sleep, he gave up using the pillow.
  • He performed many miracles. He cured people of leprosy, he healed the blind, and he made dead people alive, all with the Will of Allah.
  • He prayed to Allah to provide food for his people. So Allah sent down a table full of food from the heavens. This was a day of Eid (celebration) for them.
  • Sayyidina Nabi Muhammad (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam) met Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) on his mi‘raj (heavenly ascension).
  • Many Muslim boys are named Isa after Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam).
  • Many Muslim girls are named Maryam after his mother Sayyidah Maryam (Alayhassalam).
  • In the Qur’an, Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) has been called Ibn Maryam (son of Sayyidah Maryam).
  • He has been given titles such as RasulAllah (the Messenger of Allah), Abdullah (the Servant of Allah), Kalimatullah (the Word of Allah), and Ruhullah (the Spirit of Allah).
  • Christians call him Jesus.
  • He is not the son of God as the Christians believe. May Allah save us from such beliefs.
  • Christians also believe in the Trinity (three gods in one). May Allah save us from such far-fetched beliefs.
  • Christians also believe that he died for their sins. Muslims do not believe in that. Each person is responsible for his or her own actions.
  • Christians believe that he was crucified on the cross. Muslims do not believe in that. Allah says in the Holy Qur’an that it was made to appear to the people that they had crucified him but they crucified someone resembling him while Allah raised him up to the heavens.
  • Sayyidina Nabi Muhammad (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam) has prophesied that Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) will come back to earth from the heavens before the Day of Judgement. At that time, Dajjal, the one-eyed, will be creating a lot of mischief and evil on earth. Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissalam) will kill Dajjal, and once more establish peace. He will come not as a Prophet but as an Ummati (follower) of Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa Sallam).
  • All Muslims respect and believe in Sayyidina Nabi Isa (Alayhissallam) and believe in all the other Prophets, (Alayhimussalam).