By Editorial Staff
Who is Allah? Is Allah the same God of the Bible? Or Is Allah a different God? Is Allah the same God of Moses, Abraham, Jacob and other prophets?
Was Muhammad calling to worship a new God?
What is the origin of the word Allah in Arabic?
What is the religion of Islam about?
What is the Shari`ah?
About Allah, we read in the Quran what gives the meaning of:
Say, “Who is Lord of the seven heavens and Lord of the Great Throne?” They will say, “[They belong] to Allah .” Say, “Then will you not fear Him?” Say, “In whose hand is the realm of all things – and He protects while none can protect against Him – if you should know?” They will say, “[All belongs] to Allah .” Say, “Then how are you deluded?” Rather, We have brought them the truth, and indeed they are liars. Allah has not taken any son, nor has there ever been with Him any deity. [If there had been], then each deity would have taken what it created, and some of them would have sought to overcome others. Exalted is Allah above what they describe [concerning Him]. (Al-Mu’imnun 23:86-91)
And if you asked them, “Who sends down rain from the sky and gives life thereby to the earth after its lifelessness?” they would surely say ” Allah .” Say, “Praise to Allah “; but most of them do not reason. (Al-`Ankabut 29:63)
[More precisely], is He [not best] who created the heavens and the earth and sent down for you rain from the sky, causing to grow thereby gardens of joyful beauty which you could not [otherwise] have grown the trees thereof? Is there a deity with Allah ? [No], but they are a people who ascribe equals [to Him]. Is He [not best] who made the earth a stable ground and placed within it rivers and made for it firmly set mountains and placed between the two seas a barrier? Is there a deity with Allah ? [No], but most of them do not know. Is He [not best] who responds to the desperate one when he calls upon Him and removes evil and makes you inheritors of the earth? Is there a deity with Allah ? Little do you remember. Is He [not best] who guides you through the darknesses of the land and sea and who sends the winds as good tidings before His mercy? Is there a deity with Allah ? High is Allah above whatever they associate with Him. Is He [not best] who begins creation and then repeats it and who provides for you from the heaven and earth? Is there a deity with Allah ? Say, “Produce your proof, if you should be truthful.” Say, “None in the heavens and earth knows the unseen except Allah, and they do not perceive when they will be resurrected.” (An-Naml 27:59-65)
Watch this talk by Sheikh Abdur Rahman Green to know more about Allah and the reality of Islam.
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