Christmas at the Kaaba
At the heart of Christmas is the birth of Christ. According to the Bible he was sent by God from heaven to save his people from their sins.[i] Astonishingly, a similar story is found in Mecca at the Kaaba, the holiest site in Islam. The Black Stone (Hajre Aswad) is located at its eastern corner. Authentic Islamic traditions report that it was sent by God from paradise. Whoever touches it would have their sins forgiven. This is an amazing illustration of the Christian Gospel message right in what for Muslims is the most sacred place on earth! It deserves closer scrutiny.
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[i] Matthew 1:21