Archive for the ‘Gurmat & Christianity’ Category

What is the Sikh view on Satan or the Devil?

We don’t believe in any parallel power to God, like Satan. Satan and ‘evil’ isn’t a person, it’s a type of behaviour and attitude.  No person is evil, only their actions can be. The important thing to understand is that everything is in Waheguru’s hukam or order. There is nothing outside of this hukam and […]

What is the Sikh view on the Christian belief of God sacrificing?

Christian View The Christians believe that God sacrificed his only son to wash away the sins of humanity. Whether the sins have since been washed or not is anybody’s guess. The strange thing is that God sacrificed his only son whereas the Devil escaped him even when every living creature was destroyed in the Noah’s […]

What are the Christian and Sikh views on God’s birth and death?

Christian View In the Bible we read that Christ was born to Mary. Whether he was conceived through God himself or his agent angel, his birth is accepted by everybody. The agency of an angel simply proves that God as Jesus was dependent on the angel and Mary for His own birth. In other words […]

How is the Christian and Sikh concepts of God different?

The Christian View The Christians believe that Lord Christ himself was God and there is no other God except him. This was first declared a long time ago by the Council of Nicea in 325 AD. The Council concluded that Jesus Christ was “Very God of very God”. Christ himself is reported as having said”, […]

What is the difference between the authorship of the Bible and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji?

The Bible The religious book of the Christians is called “The Bible”. It has two main parts. (a) The old testament – a covenant or agreement between man and the God of the Jews (b) The new testament – a collection of biographical sketches of Jesus and an interpretation of his philosophy as understood by […]

How does the Bible view women in comparison to Sikh Scriptures?

According to the Bible a woman is definitely inferior to the man. The Bible accords women a status much lower than men. The God of the Bible often considers  (sometimes ignores) women to be inferior to men. It is interesting to note that early church fathers debated long and hard if women were intelligent enough […]

If all Paths are equal then why was the Sikh religion started?

It is a ‘totally false’ argument that Sikhism believes all paths lead to the same goal and thus all religions are equal. From its very inception, Gurmat (the Guru’s Path) has been declared a unique and distinct path. Bhai Gurdaas Ji writes: ਮਾਰਿਆ ਸਿੱਕਾ ਜਗਤ ਵਿਚ ਨਾਨਕ ਨਿਰਮਲ ਪੰਥ ਚਲਾਯਾ॥ “In the world, Guru Nanak […]

What is the Sikh view on Jesus being the only Son of God?

Christians sometimes call Jesus God but at other times they call him the only Son of God: (i)“God so loved the world that he sacrificed His only begotten son for it. Whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16-18). (ii) “He is the only begotten Son of God, born of […]

How does Sikhi differ to Christianity’s explanation of the creation of the Universe?

The Bible states: “In the beginning God created heaven and earth… let there be light… let there be a firmament… let the dry land appear… let the waters bring forth life… Let the earth bring forth grass… let the earth bring forth the living creature after His kind. And the evening and the morning were […]

Is Sikhi a Man made religion? Was Guru Nanak a Messenger of God or normal holy man?

It is claimed the Quran was revealed through Muhammad, the chosen Messenger and that the Angel Gabriel came to him, like the other Prophets to give the good news of their Prophet hood. Some fundamentalist Muslims claim Guru Nanak was a normal holy man who was revered by Hindus and Muslims alike, however not a […]