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by Mark Towfiq
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Pages 65-66

"DOTH it seem strange to the people that We should have ..."

DOTH it seem strange to the people that We should have revealed the Book to a man from among themselves in order to purge them and give them the good tidings that they shall be rewarded with a sure stance in the presence of their Lord? He indeed beareth witness unto all things...


When the verses of this Book are recited to the infidels they say: `Give us a book like the Qur'án and make changes in the verses.' Say: `God hath not given Me that I should change them at My pleasure.' I follow only what is revealed unto Me. Verily, I shall fear My Lord on the Day of Separation, whose advent He hath, in very truth, irrevocably ordained. [1] Chapter LXXI.



1. [cf. Qur'án 10:16]