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PURPOSE OF LIFE

The Big Questions

(part 1 of 3): Who Made Us? At some point in our lives, everybody asks the big questions: “Who made us,” and “Why are we here?” So who did make us? Most of us have been brought up more on science than religion, and to believe in the Big Bang and evolution more than...

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The Purpose of Life

(part 1 of 3): Reason and Revelation Introduction ‘What is the meaning and purpose of life?’ This is, perhaps, the most important question that has ever been asked. Throughout the ages, philosophers have considered it to be the most fundamental question. Scientists,...

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Why Did God Create Mankind?

(part 1 of 4): The Worship of God From the perspective of humankind, the question “Why did God create man?” implies “For what purpose was man created?” In the final revelation (the Quran), this question is answered without any ambiguity. Humans are first informed by...

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Are we “born to be free”?

(part 1 of 2): Freedom, an Invaluable Gift “Freewill is the most difficult of God’s gifts to understand or appreciate. The person who gives up selfish freedom and agrees to be God’s servant will always be truly free.” Freedom is one of the most valuable things there...

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What is the Purpose of Life?

Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? One of the first questions that comes to mind when considering our purpose of life is, “where did we come from?” Are we here based on random natural coincidences or is there a higher intelligent being, a creator?...

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Innocent Children Suffer : How come there is a God?

Question: I tried to call a cooleague of mine to belief in God, and to Islam. He said that his main barrier to belief in existence of God was the puzzle that totally innocent children go through pain and suffering on Earth, and that he could not understand why, if a...

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What is the purpose of life?

The most important question in life is ‘Why are we here?’ Well, why are we here?  To amass fame and fortune?  To make music and babies?  To be the richest man or woman in the graveyard for, as we are jokingly told, “He who dies with the most toys wins?” No, there must...

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