Both were men of prayer. Both of them prayed when they were dying. Both of them
prayed for forgiveness when they were dying. But there is a very significant
difference. When Mohammed was dying he prayed for his own forgiveness. When
Jesus was dying He prayed for the forgiveness of others. In fact, not once it
is it recorded that Jesus ever prayed for His own forgiveness: because he had
no need for forgiveness, Jesus had no uncertainty about where He would go after
death. Mohammed was not sure whether God would send him to hell or to paradise.
Jesus said with certainty, “Today you will be with me in paradise!”

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Robert Shannon, a retired preacher living in North Carolina, began preaching at the age of 16. He has preached in churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Florida, his longest ministry at First Christian Church of Largo Florida. Now in semi-retirement, he has preached regularly for churches in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also contributed to kingdom work as a missionary to Eastern Europe and as a Bible College professor. He is past-president of the North American Christian Convention. Bob is the author or co-author of several books.

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