Ahmadi Muslims hold the unique belief that Jesus (peace be upon him) survived the crucifixion and travelled towards India to continue his ministry among the Lost Tribes of Israel. Furthermore, they claim that his tomb, containing his body, has been recently re-discovered in India where it can be seen to this day. Ahmadi Muslims also assert that this belief is not only upheld by the Holy Quran and the Sayings of Muhammad saw, but even by the Holy Bible itself.
23 May 2012

Proof #5: Prophets need to eat to live

And We did not give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they to live for ever. (21:9) 

This verse makes the following statements about prophets:

They cannot survive without food.
They do not live for ever.

It is mentioned in 5:76 that Jesus used to eat food. Since he does not eat anymore, so according to this verse, his corporeal existence must have terminated, i.e. he has died.
It further states that Prophets do not live for ever. “Live for ever” should not be taken too literally as the concept of eternity is abstract and unfathomable. An argument of this nature that limits itself only to negation of eternity carries very little meaning. Come eternity, no one will be around to check if anyone still survives. One way to understand this is to ask the question if a million year lifespan would run afoul of this verse? Or would a thousand? Clearly both would. The fact is that any lifespan that could be classed as unnatural or aberrational in its extent is disallowed here. If Jesus is still alive, it would make him some 2000 years old! Needless to say, that is unnatural for an ordinary person as well as a prophet.

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Kashif Khalid is a student in Jamia Ahmadiyya Qadian. He had devoted his life to the service of Ahmadiyyat the true Islam . Add him on: Facebook & Twitter

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