6. The Table Set With Viands From Heaven

"And remember when the disciples said, "O Jesus, son of Mary! Can your Lord send down for us a table from heaven?" Jesus said, "Fear Allah, if you have faith." They said, "We only wish to eat from it and satisfy our hearts and know that you have told us the truth and be witnesses of the miracle." Jesus, son of Mary, said, "O Allah, our Lord! Send us, from heaven, a table, that it may be for us - for the first and last of us - a solemn festival and a sign from You and provide our sustenance, as You are the best Sustainer." Allah replied, "I will send it down to you, but if any of you should reject faith after it, I shall punish him with a punishment such as I have never inflicted upon anyone from the Universe." 5/112-115.

7. The Ascension of Jesus to the Skies

"They (The Jews) said in boast, "We killed Jesus the son of Mary, the messenger of Allah," but they killed him not nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts with no certain knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for a surety they killed him not, but Allah raised him up unto Himself, and Allah is exalted in power, wise." 4/157-158

"Remember when Allah said, "O Jesus! I shall take you and raise you to Myself and clear you of the falsehood of those who rejected faith and I shall make those who followed you superior to those who rejected faith, until the day of resurrection. Then you shall all return to Me and I will judge between you of the matters upon which you disputed." 3/55

8.The Descent of Jesus.

"Jesus was no more than a servant, We granted Our favour to him, and We made an example to the children of Israel. If it were Our will, We would have made angels amongst you, succeeding each other on the earth. Jesus shall be a sign for the coming of the hour of judgement : Therefore have no doubt about the Hour, but follow Me, this is a straight way." 43/61

"When you meet the unbelievers in fight, smite at their necks at length, when you have thoroughly subdued them, bind the captives firmly, therefore is the time for either generosity or ransom until the war lays down its burdens when Jesus descends. This is what you have been commanded, but if it had been Allahís will, He could certainly have exacted retribution from them Himself, but He lets you fight in order to test you, some with others. But those who are slain in the way of Allah, He will never let their deeds be lost." 47/4

"There are none of the people of the book, but will believe in him before his death and on the Day of Judgement he will be a witness upon them." 4/158.

Some other Quranic verses which refer to the descent of Jesus are those which describe Jesusí speech in infancy and manhood. The verses are as follows:

"Remember the time when the angels said, "O Mary! Allah rewards you with the glad tidings of a word from Him, whose name is Masih, Iísa` , Son of Mary, honoured in this world and in the hereafter and he will be from those who are close to Allah and he shall speak to people from the cradle and in manhood and he shall be from the righteous ones." 3/46.

"Remember when Allah said, "O Iísa` , Son of Mary! Remember My favour upon you and your mother, when I strengthened you by the Angel Gabriel, so that you may talk to the people in the cradle and in manhood." 5/11

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