Abrahamic Religion Monotheism

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Introduction

God, G-d or Allah are superpowers who in Judaism, Christianity and Islam are the spirit in which everyone has faith in. Each of the three Abrahamic Religions are monotheistic; however, each interpret God, G-d or Allah in a different way and God is represented differently in each religion.

Judaism

Judaism is a religion, original of the three Abrahamic faiths, which originated over 3500 years ago when it was founded by Moses (Judaism at a glance, 2009). Being monotheistic, Jewish people believe that there is only one God with whom they have a covenant. G-d is the name of God in Judaism.

G-d is a person with whom every Jew has a deep and personal relationship with (Understanding Faith n.d.). In Judaism, G-d can’t be subdivided
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The Yahwist source (J), written by southern royal scribes around 950BCE. The Yahwist is the source of parts of Genesis, Exodus and Numbers.

Christianity

Christianity is the world’s largest religion with over 2.1 billion adherents. Christianity is based off the teachings of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and the saviour of humanity (Christianity at a Glance, 2011). Christians believe that there is only one God but that He exists in three forms, the Father or Creator, the Sun and the Holy Spirit. This is known as the Holy Trinity.

The parables are one of the many texts that represent God’s relationship between Him and His people. A parable is a simple story which is used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson as told by Jesus in the Gospels. God’s word and teachings are spread and known to humanity through
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Allah is eternal, omniscient and omnipotent. Allah also was no shape or form, much like Judaism and Allah is just. Contradictory to that of the Christian faith, Allah has no children. (Islam at a glance, 2009).

The link between Islam and Abraham relates mainly to genealogy where the Prophet Muhammad’s bloodline can be traced to Ishmael, Ibrahim’s eldest son.

Conclusion

In conclusion, all three of the Abrahamic Religions are based around God’s word and, therefore, sacred scriptures. These sacred scriptures, The Bible and the Qur’an, often provide strong messages or morals which demonstrate the way we should live our lives according to God to therefore build a substantial relationship with Him. Although today’s day may be well in front of the ancient days of Muhammad and Jesus Christ, sacred scriptures provide a link between these worlds and show us the way to a happier and more meaningful life with God in the centre of our minds and
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