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Astaghfirallah… Bismillahi Tawakkaltu al-Allah wala haula wa la quata illa billah.---And It is Only Allah Who grants success. May Allah Exalt the mention of His slave and Messenger Muhammad, and render him, his household and companion safe from Evil.

Monday, August 10, 2009

The Oneness of Allah

Islam - The Oneness of Allah:


We sent no Messenger before you without revealing to him, "There is no god but Me, so worship Me (alone)" (Al-Anbiya 21:25).

Allah, ta^ala said in the Qur’an:

لَيْسَ كَمِثْلِهِ شَيْءٌ
Laysa kamithlihi shay’.
Ayah 11 of Suratush-Shura means: {Nothing resembles Him (Allah) in any way.}

This means that Allah, ta^ala, does not resemble any of His creations.

Allah, ta^ala, said in the Qur’an:

وَلِلّهِ الْمَثَلُ الأَعْلَىَ
Wa lillahil-mathalul-a^la.

Ayah 60 of Suratun-Nahl means: {Allah has the perfect Attributes that are not similar to the attributes of others.} Everything other than Allah is created (i.e., this entire universe).

Allah is the only One attributed with Eternity. That is, Allah has no beginning and likewise His Attributes are eternal, without a beginning. The attributes of other than Allah are created; they change from one state to another. Allah is clear of change. He is the One Who creates changes in His creations, but He does not change. He is the One Who creates development in His creations, but He does not develop.


The foundation of the Islamic faith is belief in the Oneness of Almighty Allah - the Allah of Abraham, Noah, Moses and Jesus. Islam teaches that a pure belief in One Allah is intuitive in human beings and thus fulfils the natural inclination of the soul. As such, Islam's concept of Allah is straightforward, unambiguous and easy to understand. Islam teaches that the hearts, minds and souls of human beings are fitting receptacles for clear divine revelation, and that Allah 's revelations to man are not clouded by self-contradictory mysteries or irrational ideas. As such, Islam teaches that even though Allah cannot be fully comprehended and grasped by our finite human minds, He also does not expect us to accept absurd or demonstrably false beliefs about Him.

According to the teachings of Islam, Almighty Allah is absolutely One and His Oneness should never be compromised by associating partners with Him - neither in worship nor in belief. Due to this, Muslims are required to maintain a direct relationship with Allah, and therefore all intermediaries are absolutely forbidden. From the Islamic standpoint, believing in the Oneness of Allah means to realize that all prayer and worship should be exclusively for Allah, and that He alone deserves such titles as "Lord" and "Saviour". Some religions, even though they believe on "One God", do not make all of their worship and prayers for Him alone. Also, they also give the title of "Lord" to beings that are not All-Knowing, All-Powerful and Un-Changing - even according to their own scriptures. Suffice it to say that according to Islam, it is not enough that people believe that" Allah is One", but they must actualize this belief by proper conduct. In short, in the Islamic concept of Allah, which is completely based on Divine Revelation, there is no ambiguity in divinity - Allah is Allah and man is man. Since Allah is the only Creator and continual Sustainer of the Universe, He is transcendent above His creation - the Creator and the creature never mix. Islam teaches that Allah has a unique nature and that He is free from gender, human weaknesses and beyond anything which human beings can imagine. The Qur'an teaches that the signs and proofs of Allah's wisdom, power and existence are evident in the world around us. As such, Allah calls on man to ponder over the creation in order to build a better understanding of his Creator. Muslims believe that Allah is Loving, Compassionate and Merciful, and that He is concerned with the daily affairs of human beings.


In this, Islam strikes a unique balance between false religious and philosophical extremes. Some religions and philosophies portray God as just an impersonal "Higher Power" who is uninterested, or unaware, of the life of each individual human. Other religions tend to give God human qualities and teach that He is present in His creation, by being incarnate in someone, something - or even everything. In Islam, however, Almighty Allah has clarified the truth by letting mankind know that He is "Compassionate", "Merciful", "Loving" and the "Answerer of Prayers".

But He as also emphasized strongly that "there is nothing like unto Him” and that He is high above time, space and His creation. Finally, it should be mentioned that the Allah that Muslims worship is the same Allah that Jews and Christians worship - because there is only one Allah. It is unfortunate that some people mistakenly believe that Muslims worship a different Allah than Jews and Christians, and that "Allah" is just the “Allah of the Arabs". This myth, which has been propagated by the enemies of Islam, is completely false since the word "Allah" is simply the Arabic name for Almighty Allah. It is the same word for God which is used by Arabic-speaking Jews and Christians.

However, it should be clarified that even though Muslims worship the same Allah as Jews and Christian, their concept of Him differs somewhat from the beliefs of other religions - mainly because it is based completely on Divine Revelation from Allah. For example, Muslims reject the Christian belief that Allah is a Trinity, not only because the Qur'an rejects it, but also because if this was Allah 's true nature, He would have clearly revealed it to Abraham, Noah, Jesus and all of the other prophets.

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