Tag: the Creator

The Beauties of Islam (Part 1/3)

Rejoice and be happy, remain positive and be at peace. This is what Islam teaches, for all God’s commandments aim to bring happiness to the individual. The key to happiness is in understanding and worshipping God. This worship serves as a reminder of Him and keeps us always conscious of Him and hence we stay away from evil, committing injustices and oppression. It elevates us to being righteous and of good character.

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The Beauties of Islam (Part 2/3)

Islam recognizes that human beings are the custodians of the earth and all that is on it, including vegetation, animals, oceans, rivers, deserts, and fertile land. God provides us with the things we need to survive successfully and flourish, but we are obligated to care for them and preserve them for future generations. In 1986, Prince Phillip, the president of the World Wildlife Fund, invited the leaders of the world’s five major religions to meet in the Italian city of Assisi.

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The Beauties of Islam (Part 3/3)

Muslims believe that all members of humankind are able to reform; in addition they believe that the possibility of successful reform is greater than the probability of failure. This belief is derived from the fact that God has given humankind the means to reform, not once but over and over again right up until close to the Day of Judgment.

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Islam and Environmental Ethics (Part 1/2)

In order to understand Islamic ethics we have to know that Islam is based on the paradigm of tawhid (i.e., the Oneness) and this concept has many dimensions, but at the root of this concept is that those creatures are all linked together in unity. Everything out there is created, sustained, and cherished by the same God Who created you, the same God who revealed the book.

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The Purpose of Creation (Part 1 / 2)

Throughout the ages, however, there has been a minority among humans who have denied the existence of God. Matter, in their opinion, is eternal and mankind is merely a chance product of accidental combinations of its elements. Consequently, for them there was no answer to the question: “Why did God create man?” According to them, there simply is no purpose to existence. However, the vast majority of humankind over the ages have believed and continue to believe in the existence of a Supreme Being who created this world with a purpose.

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The Purpose of Creation (Part 2 / 2)

Why do human beings need to worship and glorify God by obeying the divinely revealed laws? This is because obedience to divine law is the key to success in this life and the next. The first human beings, Adam may Allah exalt his mention and Eve, were created in paradise and later expelled from paradise for disobeying the divine law. The only way for human beings to return to paradise is by obedience to the law.

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How Do You Disbelieve in Allah?

How do you disbelieve in Allah! How with unlimited number of question marks and exclamation marks. This statement demonstrates how strange and unnatural this act of kufr (disbelief) is, being aware that one did not exist before and thus ignoring th e Cause of existence. How would you disbelieve in the One Who gave you life and will cause you to die? And not only that but will give you life again and then calls you for accountability.

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