|As a Muslim, we believe in the Gospel of Jesus, Jesus lived on
for over thirty years and Muslims believe in every word he preached.
Although when Jesus left the earth, if a person waited a year and
to recall what events or words were spoken, it would be difficult,
it would be even more difficult to record with accuracy what events
happened if it was written 5 or 10 years after the events took
Now the four canonized Gospels we have with us today (Matthew,
and John) are estimated to have been written 60 to 200 years after
departed the earth, out of these four Gospels, the Gospel of John
was writen the
very last one, all of the Gospels were writen before the Gospel of
which leaves the Gospel of John with a greater burden than the
accurately recall the specific events that took place.
Here is a list which does not intend to attack the Bible of God,
shows why God sent a more authentic Scripture, the Holy Qur'an.
This list below shows how humans were headed in a direction of
Scripture and adding to the status of Jesus which did not appear in
magnitude in previous Gospels.
Here we now see the differences between the later writen Gospel
mostly compared to the earlier written Gospels;
2KI 2:11 Elijah went up to heaven.
JN 3:13 Only the Son of Man (Jesus) has ever ascended to heaven.
IS 44:24 God created heaven and earth alone.
JN 1:1-3 Jesus took part in creation
IS 53:9 Usually taken to be a prophecy re: Jesus, mentions burial
JN 19:38-42 Jesus was buried by himself.
MT 3:16, MK 1:10 It was Jesus who saw the Spirit descending.
JN 1:32 It was John who saw the Spirit descending
MT 4:1-11, MK 1:12-13 Immediately following his Baptism, Jesus
spent forty days in the wilderness resisting temptation by the
JN 2:1-11 Three days after the Baptism, Jesus was at the wedding in
MT 10:34, LK 12:49-53 Jesus has come to bring a sword, fire, and
JN 16:33 Jesus says: "In me you have peace."
MT 11:7-15, 17:12-13 Jesus says that John the Baptist was a
prophet, and more.
JN 1:21 John himself says that he is not a prophet, nor is he
MT 12:39, MK 8:12, LK 11:29 Jesus says that he will give no
JN 3:2, 20:30, Jesus proceeds to give many such "signs."
MT 13:34, MK 4:34 Jesus addresses the crowds only in parables, so
that they would not fully understand. He explains the meaning only
to his disciples.
JN 1:1 - 21:25 (Throughout the book of John, unlike the other
Gospels, Jesus addresses the crowds in a very straightforward
manner. He does not employ parables.)
MT 21:2-6, MK 11:2-7, LK 19:30-35 The disciples follow Jesus
instructions and bring him the animal (or animals, in the case of
JN 12:14 Jesus finds the animal himself.
MT 21:12-13 The cleansing of the temple occurs at the end of
JN 2:13-16 It occurs near the beginning of his career.
MT 25:34 Heaven was prepared before the Ascension of Jesus.
JN 14:2-3 It was prepared after the Ascension of Jesus.
MT 26:7, MK 14:3 The oil is poured on Jesus' head.
JN 12:3 On his feet.
MT 26:7, MK 14:3, LK 7:37 An unnamed woman does the anointing.
JN 12:3 It is Mary.
MT 28:6-8 The women ran from the tomb "with great joy."
JN 20:1-2 Mary told Peter and the other disciple that the body had
been stolen. (Would she feel "great joy" if she thought the body had
MT 26:14-25, MK 14:10-11, LK 22:3-23 Judas made his bargain with
the chief priests before the meal.
JN 13:21-30 After the meal.
JN 13:21-30 Jesus forecasts his betrayal prior to the communion
portion of the supper.
LK 22:14-23 After the communion portion.
JN 13:38 Peter was to deny Jesus before the cock crowed.
MK 14:66-72 The cock crows after both the first and second denials.
(Note: These discrepancies have been "translated out" in some Bible
MT 26:49-50, MK 14:44-46 Jesus is betrayed by Judas with a kiss,
LK 22:47-48 Jesus anticipates Judas' kiss. No actual kiss is
JN 18:2-9 Jesus voluntarily steps forward to identify himself making
it completely unnecessary for Judas to point him out. No kiss is
MT 26:57, MK 14:53, LK 22:54 After his arrest Jesus is first
taken to Caiphas, the high priest.
JN 18:13-24 First to Annas, the son-in-law of Caiphas, then to
MT 26:18-20, 57-68, 27:1-2, MK 14:16-18, 53-72, 15:1 Jesus'
initial hearing was at night on Passover. In the morning he was
taken to Pilate.
LK 22:13-15, 54-66 The initial hearing took place in the morning on
JN 18:28, 19:14 It took place the day before Passover, on the Day of
MT 26:59-66, MK 14:55-64 Jesus was tried by the entire Sanhedrin
(the chief priests and the whole council).
LK 22:66-71 There was no trial but merely an inquiry held by the
JN 18:13-24 There was no appearance before the Sanhedrin, only the
private hearings before Annas and then Caiphas.
MT 27:11, MK 15:2, LK 23:3 When asked if he is King of the Jews,
Jesus answers: "You have said so," (or "Thou sayest").
JN 18:33-34 He answers: "Do you say this of your own accord?"
MT 27:11-14 Jesus answers not a single charge at his hearing
JN 18:33-37 Jesus answers all charges at his hearing before Pilate.
MT 27:28 Jesus is given a scarlet robe (a sign of infamy).
JN 19:2 A purple robe (a sign of royalty).
MT 27:46-50, MK 15:34-37 Jesus' last recorded words are: "My God,
my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"
LK 23:46 "Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit."
JN 19:30 "It is finished." (Note: Even though both MT and MK
represent direct quotes and are translated similarly, the actual
Greek words used for God are different. MT uses "Eli" and MK uses "Eloi.")
MT 27:48, LK 23:36, JN 19:29 Jesus was offered vinegar to drink.
MK 15:23 It was wine and myrrh, and he did not drink it.
JN 19:29-30 Whatever it was, he did drink it
MT 27:55, MK 15:40, LK 23:49 The women looked on from afar.
JN 19:25-26 They were near enough that Jesus could speak to his
MT 28:1 The first visitors to the tomb were Mary Magdalene and
the other Mary (two).
MK 16:1 Both of the above plus Salome (three).
LK 23:55 - 24:1, 24:10 Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of
James, and "other women" (at least five).
JN 20:1 Mary Magdalene only (one).
MT 28:1 It was toward dawn when they arrived.
MK 16:2 It was after sunrise.
LK 24:1 It was at early dawn.
JN 20:1 It was still dark.
MT 28:9 On his first appearance to them, Jesus lets Mary
Magdalene and the other Mary hold him by his feet.
JN 20:17 On his first appearance to Mary, Jesus forbids her to touch
him since he has not yet ascended to the Father.
JN 20:27 A week later, although he has not yet ascended to the
Father, Jesus tells Thomas to touch him.
MK 1:14 Jesus began his ministry after the arrest of John the
JN 3:22-24 Before the arrest of John the Baptist.
MK 6:53 After the feeding of the 5000, Jesus and the disciples
went to Gennesaret.
JN 6:17-25 They went to Capernaum.
MK 15:25 It was the third hour when Jesus was crucified.
JN 19:14-15 It was after the sixth hour since Jesus was still before
Pilate and had not yet been sentenced at that time.
MK 16:1-2 The women came to the tomb to anoint the body.
JN 19:39-40 The body had already been anointed and wrapped in linen
MK 16:5, LK 24:3 The women actually entered the tomb.
JN 20:1-2, 11 They did not.
LK 1:15 John the Baptist had the Holy Spirit from before his
birth or the birth of Jesus.
LK 1:41 Elizabeth had it long before Jesus went away.
LK 1:67 So did Zechariah.
LK 2:25 So did Simeon.
LK 11:13 It is obtained by prayer (presumably at any time).
JN 7:39, JN 16:7, The Holy Spirit cannot come into the world until
after Jesus has departed
LK 14:26 No one can be a disciple of Jesus unless he hates his
parents, wife, children, brothers and sisters.
JN 3:15 Whoever hates his brother is a murderer.
JN 4:20 If anyone claims to love God but hates his brother, he is a
LK 22:3-23 Satan entered Judas before the supper.
JN 13:27 It was during the supper.
LK 23:43 Jesus promises one of those crucified with him that they
will be together, that very day, in Paradise.
JN 20:17 Jesus was not raised until the third day and did not ascend
until at least forty days later.
LK 23:55-56 The women followed Joseph to the tomb, saw how the
body had been laid, then went to prepare spices with which to
annoint the body.
JN 19:39-40 Joseph brought spices with him (75 or a 100 lbs.) and
annointed the body (as the women should have noticed).
JN 1:1, 10:30 Jesus and God are one.
JN 14:28 God is greater than Jesus.
JN 1:1 Jesus was God incarnate.
AC 2:22 Jesus was a man approved by God.
JN 3:17, 8:15, 12:47 Jesus does not judge.
JN 5:22, 5:27-30, 9:39, AC 10:42, 2CO 5:10 Jesus does judge.
JN 5:22 God does not judge.
RO 2:2-5, 3:19, 2TH 1:5, 1PE 1:17 God does judge.
JN 5:31 Jesus says that if he bears witness to himself, his
testimony is not true.
JN 8:14 Jesus says that even if he bears witness to himself, his
testimony is true.
JN 5:38-47 Men have a choice as to whether or not to receive
JN 6:44 No one can come to Jesus unless he is drawn by the Father.
JN 7:38 Jesus quotes a statement that he says appears in
scripture (i.e., the OT).
(No such statement is found in the OT.)
JN 10:27-29 None of Jesus' followers will be lost.
TI 4:1 Some of them will be lost.
JN 12:31 The Devil is the ruler (or "prince") of this world.
1CO 10:26, RE 1:5 Jesus is the ruler of kings--the earth is his.
JN 13:36 Peter asks Jesus where he is going.
JN 14:5 Thomas does the same.
JN 16:5 Jesus says that none of them have asked him where he is
JN 17:12 Jesus has lost none of his disciples other than Judas.
JN 18:9 Jesus has lost none, period.
JN 17:12 Mentions a "son of perdition" as appearing in scripture
(meaning the OT).
(Note: There is no "son of perdition" mentioned in the OT.)
TI 1:15 Paul says that he is the foremost of sinners.
JN 3:8-10 He who commits sin is of the Devil. Children of God do not
We now see since the Gospel of John was written the last of the
Gospels, it differs more than the others, therefore, the quotes used
Gospel of John has less credibility than the others.