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      11-20-2007, 12:57 PM   #541
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Originally Posted by e90im
Dr Herbert Benson, a cardiologist of Mind/Body Medical Institute near Boston did a prayer experiment on 1,802 patients. Results were published in 2006 in American Hart Jurnal as follows: There are no difference between those patients that were prayed for and those who were not. You are more than welcome to read it. By the way this "prayer study" was sponsored by Templeton Foundation and it cost $2.4 million.
For me that means nothing. Allah says clearly in the Quran that life wont be smooth sailing for the believers, he will test ALL of us:

"Do the people think that they will be left to say, "We believe," without being put to the test?" We have tested those before them, for GOD must distinguish those who are truthful, and He must expose the liars.
Quran (29:2-3)


Do you expect to enter Paradise without being tested like those before you?
Quran (2:214)


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Originally Posted by e90im
OK, question for you. Are all the Christians wrong?
Are they going to hell since they donít believe in Allah?
Are they delusional?
Actually no. See here:

And there are, certainly, among the People of the Book [Jews and Christians], those who believe in God, in the revelation to you, and in the revelation to them, bowing in humility to God: They will not sell the Signs of God for a miserable gain! For them is a reward with their Lord, and God is swift in account.
Quran (3:199)


Not all of them are alike: Of the People of the Book [Jews and Christians] are a portion that stand (For the right): They rehearse the Signs of God all night long, and they prostrate themselves in adoration. They believe in God and the Last Day; they enjoin what is right, and forbid what is wrong; and they hasten (in emulation) in (all) good works: They are in the ranks of the righteous.
Quran (3:113-114)
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