Ahmed Deedat – GOLDEN YEARS

Ahmed Deedat
AI: Summary © The Christian population in South Africa experienced the loss of a young man in South Africa, who found it difficult to pursue further education. The young man found it difficult to convince him to join the school and eventually found himself unable to pursue education. The message of the Quran became an "the message of the Sunday Tribune," and David was eventually advertising it in local news and in the Zulu language. The discussion on the Bible and the use of the Holy Spirit movement focused on addressing systemic issues in the United States, as well as the success of the Iranian president's policies on immigration and citizenship. The speakers also discussed the importance of belief in the Word of God for being saved and the use of the Holy Spirit as a means to achieve spiritual transformation.
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this problem is opposed to the Christians because the Muslim has given his hand. Look, he says Jesus is the Christ. The Muslim says

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the Muslim says that he was the Messiah. He says he was born miraculously that he gave life to the dead by God's permission. He was born blind and the lepers Look, the Muslim is giving his hand of friendship again and again and again. Now this question of yours this good spirit of yours, you should spend expanded on your Christian friends. Ask them that look, since a Muslim is coming forward, why aren't you prepared to give your hand of acceptance So look, we also believe that Muhammad is the Messenger of God and you 1000 200 million Christians and 1000 million Muslims get can get together on a common platform. Now do that service for mankind as your Christian

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Mohammed Hussain de that was born in India. On July the first in the year 1980 in his family resided in the district of Surat. Shortly after his birth, his father Hussein deedat, pursued new employment opportunities in the growing economy of South Africa, where he soon found employment as Taylor was saying that made the difficult yet courageous choice of leaving his infant son, a hermit and the loving and vigilant guardianship of his mother. Back in India. The young Ahmed will not be reunited with his father until nine years later,

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when the situation was more favorable, and his status had grown more stable, who said D that arranged for his son to join him in South Africa. That was when after my dad had obtained his first passport, which was issued by the British colonial administration.

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Emma's journey across the continent was to mark a sequence of curious encounters, and exciting new experiences. For the nine year old adventurer. He traveled to South Africa and accompanied by any adult on his long and challenging sea voyage,

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told me that it was the first time in my life that I saw the ocean, the sea. It was the first time in my life that I boarded a ship. I never knew what it should look like.

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By the grace of God. The young lad arrived safely in South Africa in August 1927. But just a few days prior to his arrival, the South African government had set a strict and final deadline, after which no unaccompanied youngster would be admitted within the borders, unless they were accompanied by the mothers. And as fate would have it, I met de that arrived at Durban shipping Harbor, only 24 hours too late. The curfew had expired.

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And the new law had come into full effect.

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This meant that Emma deedat and all the other children on board would have to be repatriated to India, unless they were accompanied by the mothers. Unfortunately for Ahmed, he was accompanied by an adult, so the authorities were obliged to send him back to India. However, his father was elements that no such thing would happen.

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From his father, who say indeed, that was a resolute and firm man, who would not take no for an answer. In a moment that would set the course of history for Islam in South Africa, Hussein deedat, held onto the tender hand of his nine year old son and defiantly walked past the customs officers.

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By the will of God am a day that was the only child that day to have been admitted into the country. All of the others were sent back to India

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who sent data at funded rate and my rate is young son estimate. Perhaps his confidence and strength of character had contributed towards the courageous and confidence man that this young boy would one day become.

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Ahmed was enrolled at the engineering school in central Durban. Yet despite the fact that he had never been to school prior to this, the young students who caught up and surpassed his classmates and went on to become an exemplary student, topping all of his classmates in just six months.

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Yet his bright prospects and dazzling ambition would be darkened by the dark clouds of separation and loss that engulfed the young hopeful when news of his mother's death reached him in South Africa,

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as mothered on his survived a few months following his journey to South Africa. unbeknown to either of them, they would never come to see one another again in this life.

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The young man's emotional losses, were soon to take on a financial dimension, when he soon found himself shouldering a mountainous load of worries and concern at the tender age of 10 years old. uncertain as to the future continuation of his studies. The strains from this painful predicament soon became apparent on the face of Amadeus that the traces of concern and stress caught the attention of a local businessman who approached the young boy and reassured him that the school fees would certainly be paid, and that he should only return to school and concentrate on his studies.

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Upon his return to school at midday that was confronted by his teachers, and his school fees were requested.

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Upon this request, Ahmed responded full of zeal and confidence that all of his fears was soon to be paid by the generous businessman.

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However, unbeknown to him at this time, the promises that were made to him were calling just, in fact, it was a cruel full of entertainments, and a vicious string of lies and deception, the businessman to admit that he was only joking. In actuality, he never intended to sponsor the young orphans education, it was all just a joke.

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as tragic as this was the young medical student experience even more hardship, when his father was forced to discontinue the school payments, and to take him out of school.

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Due to the financial struggle they're facing.

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Like millions of prepubescent boys in that era, the young aramid was now obliged to take on a trade. He found his vocation 30 kilometers outside the city of Durban in a quaint local countries tool, known as Adams mission station, which was noticeably positioned opposite a missionary center of formation Center, where young African missionaries were being recruited and trained to evangelize the local populations.

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These students would frequent the

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Shut up, and begin to preach to idea that they used to have some sort of guinea pig. They tested all of these techniques on the staff of the store, many of whom were Muslim by faith, were were totally clueless as to what this faith actually meant. Seeing the state of vulnerability and susceptibility, the young missionaries would find various questions and challenge the Muslim ship workers with all sorts of reputation against Islam, and against the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu alaihe salam.

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This routine became continuous and was repeated on a daily basis. Do deal came to such an extent, that despite the difficulty in finding gainful employment in those days, I did begin to seriously consider quitting his job just to escape the constant tools and challenges from the young missionaries.

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Knowing little more than the testimony of faith, and the few minor details about Islam,

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Dirac found himself unable and incapable of defending his unbelief. Despite the mounting challenges and attacks on a daily basis, yet he felt what was a growing desire and an overwhelming in a sentiment that pushed him to seek some sort of enlightenment and clarification regarding these matters. But unbeknown to him, all of the answers he was looking for, are to be found, right where he was stationed.

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The enlightening moment, was finally unraveled when the young assistant began rummaging through his boss's warehouse, in search of more interesting reading material. It was then that he discovered a worm eaten book that would change the course of his life forever.

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The book was old and dusty, and upon wiping away the dead from his covers, the book's title was revealed. It had an Arabic type, with the following word inscribed beneath it is Harold hub, which translates in English as the truth revealed. The book had a publication date of 1915 and was published in India,

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as if some sort of answer to his quest for information, and made data soon realized that the contents of this very book would provide him direct and elaborate answers to all of the questions that will clouding his mind. In fact, the entire book was an account of various encounters between Christian missionaries that had been sent to India to evangelize the gospel, and to convert Muslim populations using various strategies and arguments for the cause.

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The contents of this book also documented various accounts and details of spectacular debates that took place between Muslim scholars and the missionary professors that would challenge them to public the base in the local order language.

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Fired up with zeal and enthusiasm, and the desire to learn and discover. It was in that very hour that I met David began to learn the answers that he was so in need of, as he flickered through each page of passion and persistence, is fervor was matched by the depth and brilliance of the arguments. And the logical sequence is presented by the Muslim author.

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More than providing a goldmine of information. The book had sparked a deep interest and inspired the young reader to begin a lifelong quest of seeking knowledge and facts about the various religious traditions and manuscripts from an Islamic perspective. But more importantly, the book had reattached into Islam. He began reading the Holy Quran, and memorizing his beautiful verses, with all the beautiful explanations while he was conducting his own research into the Bible, and the New Testaments. He then purchased his first Bible, and began taking notes on the verses in his very own notebook.

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Soon, Medina began engaging with the missionaries that came to the store. And soon one by one, they would cease to visit the store when they were confronted with the brilliant and logical arguments from the young.

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Now motivated and enthusiastic in his position at MIT

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Did I left the store and decided to visit a local Bible study class that was being delivered by an English revert to Islam. His name was Mr. Fairfax, and my dad attended the lectures with enthusiasm and learned much about comparative religion and about biblical sciences. A few months had passed, and Mr. Fairfax cease to attend. The students was saddened by his absence, and am a student on behalf of the teacher. His style and charisma was so brilliant that he eventually continued teaching the class for further three years.

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Gone were the days when FM a D that will be swamped by questions and challenges from local missionaries that visited the store and gone were the days of timid responses and a half hearted attempts to defend his faith and my data and now began to challenge the missionaries regarding the validity and veracity of their very own scriptures. This he did skillfully and eloquently, with a fluency and authoritative tone that soon drove the missionaries away from the store altogether.

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Following his successful engagements with the missionaries of Medina began to seek a new platform for his thought provoking questions, and his beautiful code Islam. he pioneered new and unheard of approaches to the traditional means of propagating Islam. He was one of the first proponents to place open adverts in the local English newspapers, in defense of Islam. This was indeed unique and unheard of, during the British colonial rule. He soon purchased an English translation of the Holy Quran, by Yusuf Ali, and he began to memorize its chapters and these verses. This was to be the single greatest and most prized investments of ideas. The Quran became an inspiration and he drew

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all his love and motivation from his luminous and beautiful verses.

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So, we started with advertising the Quran in our local news Sunday newspapers, one called the Sunday Tribune.

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we advertise Quranic verses under the heading. The Quran speaks MSA from the Quran, and given our name and address that further inquiries can be made and for for for Literature they can write, then the same thing we started doing for the African people in the Zulu language newspaper polylang alesina tasks in the son of Natal, in which we had equal Ronnie Akuma it means what the Quran says. And again, the same technique, verses from the Quran translated into Zulu and offering people free information and literature.

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Thou, or the Islamic call to propagation began to dominate his life from a day that was soon invited to Cape Town, where he delivered lectures in huge holes and attracted crowds of over 40,000 spectators. He raised the morale of the Malay people in the cape region, who had been feeling disillusioned and downtrodden by the dominant Eurocentric culture in South Africa.

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During his rise to fame, Medina was approached by a man known as Hajji Cardwell, following one of his open lectures, the wealthy patron extended an open offer of 75 acres of land, which should all be donated to a Madeira's organization in order to assist him in his work and development. This came through as a major breakthrough for Ahmed deedat. And his administrative team is seize the opportunity and move to the south coast of Natal with his family in order to establish and run the new organization, which he named a Santa.

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A salon was dedicated to teaching comparative religion. The students also learned how to clarify misconceptions, and how to deliver the beauty teachings of Islam to non Muslim audiences.

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We have a dozen different types of literature all on comparative basis. And we are publishing these literature now. 100,000 at a time, we have a book called what the Bible says about Muhammad, that book we have done more than 300,000. Then we have another book is the Bible, God's word, and more than 260,000 and all crucifixion of crucifixion, Christ in Islam, how Islam solve the racial problem, the Muslim at prayer and on and on. We are printing this booklet

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100,000 at a time for actual different distribution, we don't charge anybody.

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We have so far handled this office of mine, some 85,000 Holy Quran translations, Arabic text, translation and commentary,

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which we have been selling, and what returns we get gets plowed back into propagation. And we have also been giving out these currents we have been offering to free, free free to every school, college, university and Public Library, absolutely free of charge to every mosque and others are absolutely free of charge. And we have handles over about 85,000. We have just placed an order now for another 100,000 for helping our brothers all over the world. For example, I'm sending 10,000 arms to our Afro American brothers in America. I want to help the people in Sri Lanka and in India, Pakistan in the UK, we want to do this that the Quran is made available, freely available at a very

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low price such as cost or even free

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and 100,000 are now inshallah underprint.

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By 1973, a Salaam had run out of steam and admin data was confronted with dwindling financial resources and an over stretched workload a Salaam had not been developed into the multinational development agency that was originally envisioned. So after 17 years of faithful service, and continuous efforts towards the project, shall Ahmed did Cody resigned from his post as a leading authority in asylum.

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However, where a door was shut, a window of opportunity was open for the share. He soon found himself immersed in the development of a new and more ambitious project. The Islamic Propagation center International, or the ibci, was subsequently founded and directed by Ahmed deedat. In the weeks and months that followed his resignation from a center

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Hey aimed at internationalizing the dour to reach a broad audience and to make a far greater impact.

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The chef soon realized his international ambition. When he set up his first trip to the Arab world in 1976, was accompanied by a close friend of his Ibrahim Jedi, what the two of them traveled to Riyadh for an Islamic conference. Abraham attended the conference with the intention to elicit some interesting ideas and his work at a time. But at the time, he was very little known in the outer world. So upon prompting some Arab journalists to interview Emma D that Abraham was met with indifference, and a genuine lack of concern. Some even left and noted that there's so many famous chefs in Saudi Arabia. What needed they have to interview an unknown man from South Africa

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but driven by tenacious and Tyler's conviction that Medina has unique talents. Abraham Jedward eventually convinced the Saudi broadcasters to interview him he did it for two minutes. The rest of this say is all history.

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Share, I'm a director with his engaging approach. His dynamic personality, and his deep encyclopedic knowledge of christian quotes and Bible references had swept the Arab world off his feet, going to Riyadh opened up many doors for him. And his dream of printing and distributing the Quran and other literature soon became reality.

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was a pioneer of contemporary mess down. He was ahead of his time in his diverse strategies to deliver the message of Islam to a modern audience. He directly challenged the Christian missionary movements in the Muslim world, and he began to pave the way for a new generation of Muslim thinkers and activists. his tireless efforts to propagate the pristine message of Islam resulted in many outstanding achievements, even during his lifetime. The ibci printed

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1000s of Nobel cauldrons which have been distributed worldwide, his organization printed various books and titles, and they produce lantic assets, which are being circulated across the globe. But perhaps mudita was most known for his groundbreaking lectures, which will organize and delivered worldwide.

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The most interesting to do, can you imagine you go and commit all the crimes in the world, and we catch the most innocent men that we can find any hanging. You think God Almighty such such a person is a such a bill, that will Adam sin, Adam and Eve, they add the fruit, and now he's going to put everybody into *. And he's going to take his own son, an innocent child who hadn't done no wrong and have been hanged. And his poor man doesn't want to die. He's crying, sweating blood, and you know, never mind getting hanged. Is that God is that a loving God? You are a loving father to your child. I take it if you have any children, and for somebody coming in and committing a crime in your

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house, you don't use your child for somebody else's crime. Is that what you do because you love this criminal so much all the sinners.

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In November Nathan 86 share I'm Adidas greatest debate was anticipated on both sides of the Atlantic. He had agreed to participate in a historic debate with the American missionary and famous televangelist, the Reverend Jimmy Swaggart.

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The debate was entitled, is the Bible, the Word of God. It was to be held in Jimmy Swaggart hometown of Baton Rouge in Louisiana. The event was much anticipated and attracted a huge audience. In fact, I am indeed as bold and daring challenge in the reverence hometown was foreseen by some people as being almost davidian against the dilithium powerhouse. That was Reverend Jimmy Swaggart.

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I do have something to shout about because Jesus won the heavyweight championship of the world

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2000 years ago, but the shedding of his precious bird, he is victorious.

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He is all power. He's mid power. He's

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he's he's a mighty Sheila. He's the Prince of Peace.

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Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus.

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A man who headed a $100 million missionary station and one of the largest evangelist churches in the world. In fact, the odds were stacked so heavily against Mohammed de that, that his very own son use of data that began to dissuade his father from even debating Jimmy Swaggart.

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Everything is both Oh, we should make us cry. And I should tender we should move. I should tell my dad Be careful, Daddy, don't take this guy on. You could take the world on but don't take this guy on. The psychologist. Your answer is not the psychiatrist. Your answer is not a pill bottle. Your answer is not in more therapy or counseling your

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Lord Jesus Christ.

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One day I heard that he booked a ticket to America to go and debate with Jimmy Swaggart. And believe me, my brothers and sisters. I came home shivering. Well, Ah, thank you thinking that this is one day that my father is going to lose.

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But the date was set, the tickets were sold out, and the anticipation was sky high. Let's only do this mark, one of the most famous interfaith encounters in modern day history. But it was a pivotal moment in the Muslim world. It was the point at which a confrontation between the East and the western ideological struggle came to the meeting of minds. The debate on whether the Bible was the veritable Word of God had come to symbolize the beta of epic proportions. The event was renamed the great debate

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Mr. De doc mentioned the do a version of the Bible. Sir, we do believe in the do a version of the Bible translation, let's put it that way. We do not accept those spurious books that were mentioned. But we do believe in the do a translation, we feel it's a good translation.

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No one has to believe in a particular translation of the Bible to be saved. You do have to believe in the Word of God to be saved. And once again, the Word of God says there is none other name under heaven. It also tells us that we are saved by faith, not by works, lest any man should boast. We're saved by faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. And I don't care what that word is, if the Word of God, do you have a Koran over there, sir.

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Good eye, and then I was hoping he brought one.

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Any word of God, that's in this book.

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If you believe it,

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pertaining to salvation, you will be saved.

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You follow what I'm saying? If the Word of God pertaining to salvation, pertaining to being redeemed, pertaining to being saved, if it's written on the side of a wall some way

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to be frank with you, it's written on our hearts. That's what the Bible tells us. You can

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memorize this book and worship it and it won't save you. It has no power to save you. But the Word of God if adhered to, and that means accepting Jesus Christ as one's own personal Savior. If that is in the Quran, you can be saved.

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Mr. deedat?

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How does the Muslim account for different versions of the Quran

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does this make all of the versions

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lies as you claim the Bible is?

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I repeat, there is no such thing as different versions of the prod.

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I said there are translations, yours are versions, but the swagger in the previous question he asked or answered, he said, Look, there are seven spurious books. In the GUI version seven movies he rejects. So it's a version there are seven books out of this which he is not prepared to accept as the Word of God. Whereas every Quran in the world translated as it is both word translated and you have a choice of words but they are not words and this is a version This is a version checks and checks are thrown out from what is in here a different version. I hope you understand my English.

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I don't know how, how similar I can put it to you. That the things are very, what is in here, seven books, not in what is in here is not in there. What is in here is taken out from there again. Can you say is immersion.

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Robin, Jimmy Swaggart? What is Trinity.

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We believe the Word of God teaches that there is one God not to 510 1215 one

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manifests in three persons, three different personalities. We believe there is a heavenly Father.

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We believe there is God the Son, and we believe the Holy Ghost, as Mr. De doc mentioned that came upon Marais is also God.

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They are indivisible, meaning they agree perfectly. They are one in unity. They never disagree. They never have disagreed. We believe that when you get to heaven, if you get there, Jesus Christ, the Son of God will be seated according to the Word of God by the right hand of the Father

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and will actually maintain that throne forever. Basically.

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That's what we mean by the Trinity in a short nutshell.

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We have a time exactly for two more questions.

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Mr. D day.

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Do you believe in the Holy Ghost? Why or why not?

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See the idea of the Holy Ghost in Christian them is that he is one in a trinity with a Christian says that the Father is God, a son is God and the Holy Ghost is born, but they are not three Gods but one God. In his catechism he continues, that the Father is almighty, the sun is almighty and the Holy Ghost is almighty, but they are not the Almighty is but one almighty. It continues your catechism. It says the father is a person, the son is a person and the Holy Ghost is a person. That's what God says in his book, person, person, person, but not three person but one person. I'm asking What language are you speaking?

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Is that English? By God? It is gibberish is not English.

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person, Person person, but not 3%. But one person as a brother. So I got you and two other brothers. Let's say you have three identical triplets. And we can make the difference out between the three of you. They're all identical, we can make out the difference. If one of you commit murder can be hanged the other

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you say no.

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So you tell me that he's a different person.

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What makes him different? His personality. So the faster you know, imagination, the human mind, you can help when you use words. They conjure up mental pictures. When you say in the name of the fact that you have a certain mental picture of the old Father Christmas, Santa Claus, millions and millions of times bigger than men, but something like a man sitting on some planet with his feet dangling onto the earth as his footstool. The Heaven is this canopy the loving Father in heaven. Various about the sun. And as you

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know, you're thinking of a handsome young man, blond hair, blue eyes and some features.

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Something like what is the King of Kings? Jesus of Nazareth? You know, the day of crime with Geoffrey Hinton was acting

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as a young man, blond hair, blue eyes and savages nice beard, not with a poly nose with a crooked nose. That might make other pictures coming to your mind. You know, Shakespeare Mashallah famous is the Shiloh Shiloh. No, you see, so you're thinking of somebody like an Englishman, or a Nordic or a German type, with a straight nose, the Son and the Holy Ghost, something that came across. When Jesus was baptized in the Jordan by john the baptist, or something that did influence the fire at Pentecost, as in the picture is not very vivid. But the picture is there, you have three distinct mental pictures and how hard you try. You can never superimpose those three pictures and create one

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they'll ever be three in your mind. But when I asked you how many pictures you see you say one, you are likely brothers and sisters who are liking.

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The outcome of this momentous debate took the entire world by surprise, and had overwhelmed countless spectators across the world by the will of God. Sha Madeira defeated the seasoned American evangelist in a captivating exchange of words, and an eloquent presentation of evidence and logical deduction in support of the Muslim perspective.

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The outcome of this debate propelled MIT that to new heights in his career, he was soon to be swept up in a World Wind of tours, visiting and lecturing in numerous countries.

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With his new status and achievement in the field of Islamic Propagation, Adidas organization, the IPC I expanded his activities and his premises, moving to a larger building and servicing a growing global audience.

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In 1986, the Saudi administration awarded amedy that by honoring him with the prestigious King Faisal International Prize for service of Islam, and mudita style and charisma influenced a new generation of Muslim thinkers and defenders of the faith. Perhaps one of the most prominent students of the last share is Dr. Zakir Naik, who owes a great debt of gratitude to the nature

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of the man

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of the person

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had very small means,

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the heights in his field.

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The man, the person

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who changed my life

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and converted me from a doctor of aborted a doctor of soul. And I'm sure you know the name of that man is none other than shake.

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The height of his fame and influence, share I'm indeed was in contact with several world leaders and men of influence. He was reported to have even received a personal call from the late President Nelson Mandela, who happen to be on a state visit to Saudi Arabia at the time. The President had called him a day that to congratulate him for his achievement in the Muslim world. And in 1984, Chef didn't even challenge the pope to public debates in the Vatican square. But the pope declined to invite

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His Holiness the Pope

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is busy. And he's the head of 150 million Roman Catholics. His Holiness, the Pope, and His Holiness, the Pope has just made a proclamation you get this morning spa and you read there he is making his wish known to the world that he wants to have a dialogue with the Muslims.

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dialogue, you know, it's a dialogue, a friendly chat and exchange of views, communication between one group of people and another in this particular instance with the Muslims.

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Now you have to inform these two people, His Holiness, the Pope, he must have a dialogue.

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wherever he goes, he has to have a dialogue with the Muslims. But suppose His Holiness was here today with us.

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I would have in all humility approached him to holiness.

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The Quran tells us to have a dialogue with you,

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Allah, Allah tells us to call them follow Allah.

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And in the book of Isaiah also the holy bible tells you come let us reason together Come let us reason together.

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So, we are going to have a little dialogue though I had tried to have a dialogue with him I had written to him, but unfortunately it will come about

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comedy that was the father of modern day interfaith dialogue and debate in the Muslim world is world tools, guaranteed packed auditoriums and energized countless communities to defend their faith one small in the most eloquent and convincing of ways by simply understanding and quoting the luminous verses of the Noble Quran.

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Just when his fame grew to wondrous proportions, and his following began to grow internationally, the chef's career came to an abrupt stop in 1996 when he delivered his last lecture in Sydney, Australia,

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the lecture was considered to be one of his most passionate talks ever delivered.

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On May the third 1996, shell Madeira suffered a severe stroke, known as luck syndrome. The effect of the stroke left him paralyzed from the neck down, he was no longer able to speak or swallow. In fact, concerns grew so high that several doctors began to inform the D that family that the great man had only 10 days to live. Upon receiving this devastating news used to be that the son of Mr. D that returned home and began to make a series of urgent calls to his contacts in Saudi Arabia, following a number of urgent calls from India that was taken to Saudi Arabia on a medical jet. It was dispatched by the Saudi royal family. And they didn't spend the following 10 months in a highly

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specialized unit, the King Faisal Hospital in Riyadh, where he was trained to use special machines to communicate with AI movements. The Saudi government had even appointed especially this neurologist from Germany to take care of MIT that

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following his return home from Saudi Arabia.

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He didn't spend the next nine years of his life bed bound in his South African home. Sharon Medina's greatest battle came to an end on August the eighth

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2005 when the disease had totally weakened his body and eventually claimed his life

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either died or

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was innocent.

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On the legacy of chef Ahmed Hussein deedat along with

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extends towards the entire Muslim

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1000s of people from across South Africa, participated in the funeral share idea that they came from near and far to pay their final respects to the man who had made them proud once again, a man who at a time in the Muslim community had everything going against it. He single handedly raised them around and made them proud to be Muslims again, a man whose voice, courage and conviction, serve as a piercing ray of light amidst the blinding shadows of confusion, doubt and ignorance. May Allah grant you I'm a de that the most beautiful and ready audience in the high palaces of paradise.

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Look, you can change the people Voila. And I tell you is the destiny of Islam to change this country. You have it Allah has given it to us. He's telling us in the Quran has given you a dean is the only us engineer who Allah Dena Cooley is to master overcome and supersede every other day, every other way of life. Whether it be Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and communism, every Islam Islam is destined to master them. Oh, so Well, I

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don't mind how much the unbeliever might not like it. Can you repeat the same formula in the Quran again, and he ends by saying Well, okay, Mashallah Kuhn now might have the machine might not like it, this is the destiny of his deal. And he repeats the same formula. Again in the Quran three times is Dr. Salah Rasulullah who Buddha He sent His messenger with guidance

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and with the religion of truth, do you see

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that it may prevail, overcome and supersede every other Dean bulldoze all

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of his allies a witness for this fact there is going to make his name to prevail with you or without you.

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Open the Quran, read the Quran, Allah Allah speak to you.

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Allah, his book to touch the heart, in sha Allah, Allah, Allah

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in the Quran, he's talking to you in every possible industry. Let him talk to you and you will not be able to sit on your backside doing nothing. Waiting for other people to come and Miss make a mess of you to use you as a punching bag who use you as a doormat to want to make Miss in your head. Is that the role? Allah says no leaves a hero who Allah de Nicola Waka fabula shahida an NFL as a witness to this fact that is going to make his Dean to prevail. It's a privilege Atlas giving you data

In this 1 hour special, we retrace the steps of the young Ahmed Deedat, travelling from India to South Africa as a 9 year old and the sacrifices and challenges he experienced as a young man. We explore how he began to discover the truth about Islam and the brilliance of the Quran which guided him to the call to humanity.

His challenges in the early years, his greatest debate and his later life, everything is presented in this bio-pic for the viewer to learn from and enjoy.

Ahmed Deedat is a towering figure in the world of Islam, “Golden Years” is in honour of his 40 years of Dawah in defence of the truth.

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