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a man’s foes shall be they of his own household.” See also




Kingdom of Heaven means the establishing of Islam on earth,

which is the name given by Allah for His religion. The Qur’an

states in the final precept / bit of revelation at the time of the

farewell pilgrimage of the Prophet:

“This day have I (Allah)

perfected for you your religion, and chosen Islam …”


John 14:16


And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you

another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever.”

We do not know exactly the original Aramaic word used by

Jesus for Comforter. English Bibles use Consoler, Advocate,

Helper, and in Greek Bibles the word Paraclete. The Church and

Priests gives different explanations for it: Holy Spirit, the Word,


The Holy Qur’an states in

Surah 61:6

that Jesus explicitly

mentioned the name “



And (remember) when Jesus

Son of Mary said: “O’ children of Israel! I am the Apostle of

Allah (sent) to you confirming the Torah (which came) before

me, and giving glad tidings of an Apostle to come after me,

whose name shall be Ahmed (i.e. another name of Prophet

Muhammed, and literally means the one who praises Allah

more than any other).”

Whatever the explanation is of the Comforter, we can conclude

that Jesus left unfinished work and that someone was coming to

complete his mission. Let us examine in the light of the Bible if