The Divine Mercy of God

(part 1 of 3): God the Most-Merciful, the Dispenser of Mercy If someone were to ask, ‘Who is your God?’ A Muslim response would be, ‘The Most-Merciful, the Dispenser of Mercy.’ According to Islamic sources, the prophets, while emphasizing God’s judgment, also proclaimed His mercy. In Muslim scripture, God introduces Himself as: “He is God, … Read more

My Mercy Prevails Over My Wrath

(part 1 of 2) “The willingness to forgive and not to punish” is a definition frequently used for the word mercy, but what is mercy in Islam? With Islam, mercy was given a deeper meaning that created a vital aspect in the life of every Muslim, which he is rewarded by God for showing. God’s … Read more

Where is God?

Now and again human beings are prompted to ask themselves some of life’s truly profound questions. In the quiet darkness of the night, when far off stars twinkle in the vast, majestic sky, or in the cold, hard, light of day when life rushes past like a speeding train, people of all colours, races and … Read more

Why Did God Create?

(part 1 of 3): God, the Creator From the point of view of God, a… fundamental question needs to be asked, “Why did God create?” This question should be asked because humankind is not, in fact, the greatest creation. God says in the Quran: “Indeed, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater … Read more

Atheism – An Islamic Perspective

“We (God) will show them Our signs in the horizons and within themselves until it becomes clear to them that it is the truth.”Quran 41:53 This pamphlet introduces the Islamic perspective for believing in God. It explains how God provides signs of His existence – both through His natural creation and through revelation, and clarifies … Read more

God’s Sole Right to Worship

“O mankind, worship your Lord who has created you and those before you, that you may become righteous. He Who has made the earth a resting-place for you and the sky a canopy, and has sent down water from the sky and thereby brought forth fruits for your sustenance. Do not, then, claim that there … Read more

The Kursī of Allāh

Abu Dharr al-Ghifārī said that the Messenger of Allāh (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: “The seven heavens in comparison to the Kursī is nothing but like a ring thrown in a desert, and the excellence of the ʽArsh (Throne of Allāh) over the Kursī is like the excellence of that desert over that ring.” Shaykh … Read more

Can We See God?

The human mind is a true marvel, but in certain areas it is limited. God is different from anything the human mind can think of or imagine, so the mind will become confused if it tries to picture God. Nevertheless, it is possible to understand the attributes of God that do not require one to … Read more

The Design in Nature

Let’s think of an aspirin pill for a moment; you will immediately recall the mark in the middle of it. This mark is designed in order to help those who wish to take half a dose. Every product that we see around us is of a certain design even though not as simple as the … Read more