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A journey to the Church made me a Muslim

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First of all, Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus is the Christ, whose coming as the messiah was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible, called the Old Testament in Christianity, and chronicled in the New Testament.

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Also, Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion that teaches that there is only one God, and that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with over 1.8 billion followers or 24.1% of the world's population, known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 49 countries.

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My name birth name was Moses but my new name is Musa. As you can see, Musa is a Muslim name. And I'm going to tell you the story of how a journey to my church made me a Muslim.

I was a very devoted and devoid person in the field of Christianity. I was always the first to go to church and always the last to go back home. Even people could testify that I was a very devoted and devoid person in the field of Christianity. I was even a baptized Christian. When I was even in Christianity, I had a bad perceptions about Muslims. I thought Muslims were terrorists and bad people.

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On one faithful Sunday, I was on my way going to church when I saw the is touching story. I saw a man going and he mistakenly dropped his wallet. When he dropped his wallet I saw a man who was well dressed and even holding a bible picking the man's wallet. Before I could realize he dashed away with the wallet. I felt very bad, because Christians were not thought these things in Church. So I decided to try the same trick on a Muslim man who was begging for money. I intentionally dropped my wallet and couldn't believe what happened next. I thought the Muslim man will dash away with the wallet but oh boy how wrong I was. The Muslim man took the wallet and brought it to me saying that, sir please you dropped your wallet. I was extremely shocked. I asked him why he gave me my wallet back when he needed money. The man told me that, our prophet didn't teach us to steal. but do good deeds. I stayed with the man for a while and discussed many things with him about Islam. 

His answers indeed made me know how wrong I was thinking about Islam. The man ended the conversation by saying, I won't force you to be a Muslim but try best because the only true way is Islam. I was indeed mesmerized by the man's word. I thought about it deeply and decided to be a Muslim. I won't lie to you it was a very though decision. After becoming a Muslim, many of my family members were questioning me and even threatening me that I should give my life to Christ. But Allah has helped me overcome all those situations.

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I can even see many good changes in my life since I became a Muslim. I didn't eat and drink certain things which made my body fresh. 

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