Jesus is "a
word" of Allah and a "spirit" from Allah.
Does not your
Qur’an mention that Jesus is Kalimatullah
–"The Word of Allah", as well as Ruhullah –
"The Spirit of Allah", indicating his
1. JESUS (PBUH)
"IS A WORD FROM ALLAH" NOT "THE WORD OF ALLAH"
The Qur’an mentions in Surah Ali ‘Imran Chapter 3 verse 45
"Behold! The angels said: O Mary! Allah giveth thee glad
tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus. The son of
Mary, held in honour in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company
of) those Nearest to Allah.
Jesus (pbuh) is referred in the Qur’an as a word from Allah
and not as ‘the word of Allah’.
"A word" of Allah means a message of Allah. If a person is
referred to as "a word" from Allah, it means that he is a Messenger or a
Prophet of Allah.
2. THE TITLE
OF A PROPHET (PBUH) DOES NOT MEAN THAT IT EXCLUSIVELY BELONGS TO THAT
Different titles are given to different prophets (pbut).
Whenever a title is given to a prophet (pbuh), it does not necessarily
mean that the other prophets do not have the same characteristic or
quality. For e.g. Prophet Abraham (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as
Khaleelullah, a friend of Allah. This does not indicate that all the other
Prophets (pbuh) were not the friends of Allah. Prophet Moses (pbuh) is
referred to in the Qur’an as Kaleemullah, indicating that God spoke to
him. This does not mean that God did not speak to others. Similarly when
Jesus (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Kalimatullah, "a word from
Allah", it does not mean that the other Prophets were not "the word," of
3. JOHN THE BAPTIST (PBUH) IS ALSO CALLED "A WORD"
Yahya (pbuh) i.e. John the Baptist (pbuh) is also referred
to in the Qur’an as Kalimatullah i.e. a word of Allah in Surah Ali ‘Imran,
Chapter 3, verses 38-39
"There did Zakariya Pray to his Lord, saying: "O my Lord!
Grant unto me from Thee a progeny that is pure: for Thou art He that
While he was standing in prayer in the chamber, the angels
called unto him: "Allah doth give thee glad tidings of Yahya, witnessing
the truth of a Word from Allah, and (be besides) noble, chaste, and a
Prophet – of the (goodly) company of the righteous."
4. JESUS (PBUH) REFERRED AS RUHULLAH – A SPIRIT OF
Jesus (pbuh) also never referred to as Ruhullah "a spirit
of Allah" but as a spirit from Allah in Surah Nisa Chapter 4 verse 171
"O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion:
nor say of Allah aught but the truth. Jesus Christ the son of Mary was (no
more than) a Messenger of Allah, And His Word, which He bestowed on Mary,
and a Spirit proceeding from Him: so believe in Allah and His Messengers.
Say not ‘Trinity’: desist: it will be better for you: for Allah is One
God: glory be to Him: (Far Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him
belong all things in the heavens and on earth. And enough is Allah as a
Disposer of affairs."
5. SPIRIT OF ALLAH IS BREATHED IN EVERY HUMAN BEING
A spirit from Allah does not indicate that Jesus (pbuh) is
God. The Qur’an mentions in several places that Allah breathed into the
human beings "His Spirit" in Surah Al-Hijr, chapter 15 verse 29 in Surah
Sajdah, chapter 32 verse 9
Hijr Chapter 15 verse 29
"When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed
into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him."
Sajdah Chapter 32 verse 9
"But He fashioned him in due proportion, and breathed into
him something of His spirit. And He gave you (the faculties of) hearing
and sight and feeling (and understanding): little thanks do ye give!"