Sabbath Message by Wade Cox

Sabbath Message 15/11/28/120

Dear Friends

This Sabbath we have commenced the Commentary on the Koran. It will be issued as a series of papers based on the numbering of the Surahs as a Q series.

This text is QI being the Introduction to the Commentary on the Koran (QI). QC will be the contents section and will be issued last.

Some of you will find the revelations in it quite surprising. For example, you will be surprised to find out that the name of the Arabian prophet referred to as Muhammad is not that name at all but is uncertain. The closest we can get to his name is Abu Qasim or “Father” Qasim, which was a name given to him as a Monophysite Christian before he was baptised into the Churches of God as a Sabbatarian Unitarian. There is no doubt whatsoever, from the texts of the Koran itself, that the founders of this faith were Sabbatarian Christians. Those aspects will emerge as the commentary unfolds surah (chapter) by surah and ayat (verse) by ayat.

Muhammad is a name given to the church as the body of the elect and representatives of Christ. The adherents of the religion are best known as Mahmoodans rather than Muslims. Mahmood is the state that we all achieve on full conversion as a mursal into the body of the elect when finally strengthened in the Holy Spirit, as was Jesus Christ.

The Koran or Qur’an is a commentary on Scripture written by the leaders of the Churches of God in the seventh century of the Current Era in Arabia. It will be unfolded and explained in its relationship to the Scriptures. The relationship of the texts is quite profound. They have their place in the history of the Church, as do the letters of the apostles in the history of the Church in the first century.

You will become familiar with the Arabic terms used and in turn you will become much more informed in your dialogue, both with those who accept the Koran as an inspired work and also with those who do not accept it.

We hope that this series is as enlightening for the followers of Islam as it will be for those espousing Christianity.

There is no reason why these two giant systems of faith should be at loggerheads. Both are deceived and divorced from the Faith once delivered to the saints of the Church. Let us hope that this work plays a major part in their reconciliation.

Let us pray that we are able to bring a spirit of peace to the dialogue.

Enjoy your studies.

Wade Cox

Coordinator General


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