Differences Between Muhammad and Jesus

Last Updated on March 19, 2022 by QCity Editorial Stuff

There are many differences between the prophet Muhammad and Jesus Christ. Some people may argue that they are the same, but there are vast differences between the two prophets. One main difference is that Jesus was born of a virgin birth, while Muhammad had many wives. Additionally, Jesus preached love and forgiveness, while Muhammad advocated for violence and jihad. There are many other distinctions between these two prophets, which makes it important to understand them both to make an informed decision about who you follow.

Muslims and Christians both believe in prophets, but there are some major differences between the two. Muslims believe in Muhammad, while Christians believe in Jesus. Muslims respect Muhammad as a prophet, while Christians view Jesus as the son of God. These differences have led to many conflicts over the years. Despite these differences, it is important to remember that both faiths teach love and peace. Hopefully, by understanding these differences, we can come together and work for a better future.

Comparison between Muhammad and Jesus

Parameters of ComparisonMuhammadJesus
FamilyMuhammad was born to a wealthy familyJesus was born in poverty
Mother diedMuhammad’s mother died when he was six years oldJesus’ mother lived until she saw him as an adult
MarryMuhammad married Khadija at the age of 25 and had 12 wives throughout his lifeJesus never married
ProphetsBoth are prophetsBoth are prophets
Last prophetsLast prophetsJesus was not

Who is Muhammad?

Muhammad was born in present-day Saudi Arabia around 570 CE. He was a religious and political leader who founded the Islamic faith. Muslims believe that Muhammad is the last prophet, and his teachings are the basis for Islam. Muhammad’s life was marked by struggle and conflict, but he also achieved great success and left a lasting legacy. Today, there are more than 1 billion Muslims worldwide who follow Muhammad’s teachings.

Muhammad is one of the most influential and important figures in Islam. He was a religious leader, politician, and military general who founded the Islamic faith. Muslims consider him to be the last prophet of Allah. Muhammad’s teachings have had a significant impact on the world, and he is considered one of history’s most important figures. In this blog post, we will explore his life and teachings in more detail.

Differences Between Muhammad and Jesus

Who is Jesus?

“Jesus was born in Bethlehem and grew up to be a carpenter. He is considered by Christians to be the Son of God, who came into the world to die for our sins and rise again on the third day. Some people say that Jesus never existed and he was just a myth. 

This blog post is about who Jesus was, his life before becoming famous as well as his death. It also talks about what some people think of him today- does he exist or is he just a myth.

He was a teacher, prophet, and leader of his people. Jesus is also God’s son. And he is the one who saves us from sin by dying on the cross so we can be forgiven for our sins. But how do you know if you are saved? You may not be sure what it means to be forgiven or why someone would want to die for your sins to save you. Join me as I explore these questions together.

Differences Between Muhammad and Jesus

10 Differences Between Muhammad and Jesus

1. Muhammad was born to a wealthy family, while Jesus was born in poverty.

2. Muhammad’s mother died when he was six years old, but Jesus’ mother lived until she saw him as an adult.

3. Muhammad married Khadija at the age of 25 and had 12 wives throughout his life; Jesus never married.

4. Muhammad preached about monotheism, while Jesus taught that there is one God who created all things. 

5. While both were prophets, Muhammad spoke more often than Jesus did. 

6. When they died, both men ascended into heaven – but only after their bodies were taken up by angels.

7. Muhammad is the last prophet of God, Jesus was not.

8. Jesus’ ministry lasted three years, Muhammad’s lasted 23 years.

9. Muhammad never married or had children, Jesus did.

10. The Quran says that it is permissible to marry up to four wives at a time, but this isn’t mentioned in the Bible.

Interesting Statistics or Facts of Muhammad

1. Muhammad was born in 570 AD.

2. He is the founder of Islam.

3. His father died before he was born and his mother, Amina, died when he was six years old. 

4. Muhammad married Khadijah at age 25 and they had four children together. 

5. The first revelation that Muhammad received from God came to him as a voice calling him to read.

6. In 622 AD, Muhammad fled Mecca with Muslim followers for Medina because he feared for their lives there.

Interesting Statistics or Facts of Jesus

1. Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River.

2. Jesus’ genealogy is traced back to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

3. Jesus was crucified on a Friday at 3 PM.

4. The cross that Jesus died on had three pieces of wood nailed together to form an “X” shape.

5. It’s believed that Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday morning.

6. It’s also believed that he ascended into heaven forty days after his resurrection.


Muhammad and Jesus both sought to create a better world. They preached love, peace, justice, and harmony among all people regardless of their religion or status in society. Both figures were given the name “Messenger”; meaning that they had been sent by God on earth with a message for humanity. However, while Muhammad was also given an additional title as Prophet (Nabi) which defines him as someone who receives divine revelation from Allah to deliver His Message to mankind; Jesus never claimed divinity nor did he claim to be anything other than what He was-a human being sent by God with a message for humankind. As such it is not surprising that Muslims believe only in the Quran revealed through Muhammad whereas Christians accept both the Old and New Testaments revealed through Jesus.


Resource 01: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad
Resource 02: https://www.jesusfilm.org/

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