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THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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A theoretical dialogue between a Muslim and a Christian

(part 1 of 2) Abdullah: Hello there! How are you man? Derek: Hello! Well, how are you? Abdullah: I’m fine and you? Derek: I’m fine, thanks. Abdullah: Where are you from? Derek: I’m from L.A. (Los Angeles). Abdullah: The land of Hollywood! Derek: Well, that’s right....

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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...

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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...

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Instincts, Science, and Religion

(part 1 of 2): Self-Sacrifice in Animals Living beings have to reproduce to continue their species. However, reproduction by itself often proves insufficient because, if living things fail to provide adequate care for their offspring, the newborn cannot survive. In...

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Monotheism – One God

The religion of Islam is based on one core belief, that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah. When a person embraces Islam or a Muslim wants to renew or confirm his or her faith, they profess their belief that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah and...

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Scientists and Religion

(part 1 of 2): Is Religion and Science in Conflict? The attributes of the universe which have hitherto been discovered by science point to the existence of God. Science leads us to the conclusion that the universe has a Creator and this Creator is perfect in might,...

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