From Mecca to Christ: A true story from the son of the Meccan mufti

From Mecca to Christ: A true story from the son of the Meccan mufti

by Ahmed Joktan

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Journey with Dr. Joktan from his birthplace in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to his current location in the United States. Dr. Joktan was raised in a staunchly religious Muslim home whose father was, and is, a widely known and respected teacher of Sunni Islam. In trying to please his father, he memorized the entire Qur’an, the Muslim holy book, by the time he was thirteen. Dr. Joktan relates how Christ appeared to him in a dream at night. This culminated in his surrendering his life to Christ as the Son of God and Savior of the world. I followed him through his rocky progression through medical school and how his father and family rejected him because of his newfound faith in Christ. It was gut-wrenching when his own father held a gun to his head demanding he renounce Christ and burn the New Testament. I followed him through a number of assassination attempts, instigated by his family and government – the price of daring to leave Islam. He was imprisoned, beaten, tortured, and shot at with bullets. When I first met him a little more than a year ago, his face still bore the scars of previous persecution. His face likely always will. Through it all, his faith in Christ remained unshaken. From start to finish his story is permeated with grace, love, joy, and the presence of God. - Dr. Ed Hoskins

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734546217
Publication date: 01/23/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 623 KB

About the Author

Dr.Ahmed Joktan is a medical doctor who turned evangelist. His father is a mufti in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Once set to bring jihad to the world, he came to know Jesus Christ as Savior and wants to bring true peace in Jesus to Muslims and lost people everywhere.

Table of Contents

1 | My Beginning
2 | “Come Unto Me”
3 | My Conversion
4 | Forsaken by My Family
5 | Tortured for Christ
6 | A Future and a Hope
7 | 13 Hours to Church
8 | Preaching to 22,000
9 | Left For Dead
10 | Disbarred from Medicine
11 | Remember Shiloh
12 | All Nations
13 | Bullets
14 | Escape
15 | Freedom
16 | Duties to the Lost
17 | What Shall We Do Then?
Appendix 1 | Islam’s Beginnings & Teachings
Appendix 2 | Islam Today

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