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Wa Alaikum As’alam,

According to Quran, the disbelievers insulted the Prophet (ﷺ), but I don’t see any verse instructing the Prophet or Muslims to kill those who insult the Prophet. If there is one, please advise me.

•   (15:6) And they say: "O you (Muhammad SAW ) to whom the Dhikr (the Quran) has been sent down! Verily, you are a mad man.

•   (38:4) And they wonder that there has come to them a warner from among themselves. And the disbelievers say, "This is a magician and a liar.

The Prophet (ﷺ) didn’t kill those who insulted him, but asked Allah to forgive them.   

•   Aisha Narrated that she asked the Prophet (ﷺ), 'Have you encountered a day harder than the day of the battle) of Uhud?" The Prophet (ﷺ) replied, "Your tribes have troubled me a lot, and the worse trouble was the trouble on the day of 'Aqaba when I presented myself to Ibn `Abd-Yalail bin `Abd-Kulal and he did not respond to my demand. So I departed, overwhelmed with excessive sorrow, and proceeded on, and could not relax till I found myself at Qarnath-Tha-alib where I lifted my head towards the sky to see a cloud shading me unexpectedly. I looked up and saw Gabriel in it. He called me saying, 'Allah has heard your people's saying to you, and what they have replied back to you, Allah has sent the Angel of the Mountains to you so that you may order him to do whatever you wish to these people.' The Angel of the Mountains called and greeted me, and then said, "O Muhammad! Order what you wish. If you like, I will let Al-Akh-Shabain (i.e. two mountains) fall on them." The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "No but I hope that Allah will let them beget children who will worship Allah Alone, and will worship None besides Him."

•   Abu Huraira reported it was said to the Prophet (ﷺ) to invoke curse upon the polytheists, whereupon he said: I have not been sent as the invoker of curse, but I have been sent as mercy."

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GENERAL TOPICS | BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS / Question re miracle of 19
« on: November 22, 2016, 10:58:57 AM »
As’alamo Alaikim Brother Osama,

I have read few articles about the miracle of 19 in your website and I have few questions:

What is the reason that he didn’t mention the entire verse as in this example?
http://www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0269.jpg
He used: وَلَا أَقُولُ لَكُمْ عِندِي خَزَائِنُ اللَّهِ وَلَا
But the actual verse is: وَلَا أَقُولُ لَكُمْ عِندِي خَزَائِنُ اللَّهِ وَلَا أَعْلَمُ الْغَيْبَ وَلَا أَقُولُ إِنِّي مَلَكٌ وَلَا أَقُولُ لِلَّذِينَ تَزْدَرِي أَعْيُنُكُمْ لَن يُؤْتِيَهُمُ اللَّهُ خَيْرًا ۖ اللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا فِي أَنفُسِهِمْ ۖ إِنِّي إِذًا لَّمِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ   
By the way, this is not the only example. There are other examples that he didn’t mention the whole verse.

Why did he only mention two words only from verse 36?
http://www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0277.jpg
One would claim that he is only using whatever words that are suitable to satisfy and prove his theory!

Quote from your article: “Adding all of the numerical values of the Prophets' and Messengers' names that were mentioned in the Holy Quran also all add up to a number that is a multiple of the number 19 without any remainder:
http://www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0236.jpg
http://www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0237.jpg
1)   I noticed that he mentioned the name of Prophet Jesus twice, once as Issa and another as Al-maseeh Essa ibn Mariam; and the name of Prophet Mohammad twice, once as Mohammad and another as Ahmed; and the name of Prophet Ibrahim twice, once with I and another without I.
I am only thinking of why he added the names of these Prophets twice? The only meaning I would think of is that he only wants to prove his theory!!!

Please note that those are only my thoughts and I could be wrong. Thus can you please explain this to me.


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As'salamo Alaikum dear brothers and sisters,

When Jibril asked Prophet (ﷺ) to tell him about the sign of the hour, He said: "when you see the barefoot, naked, destitute shepherds competing in constructing tall buildings - وَأَنْ تَرَى الْحُفَاةَ الْعُرَاةَ الْعَالَةَ رِعَاءَ الشَّاءِ يَتَطَاوَلُونَ فِي الْبُنْيَانِ ‏ "

I am thinking that Muslims misunderstood this Hadeeth, because they only attributed it to the Arab in the Gulf i.e. the Arab of the desert were poor, working as shepherd, and then they became rich and constructed tall buildings. I think that this Hadeeth has different meaning!

1) The Hadeeth began with (when you see the barefoot and naked), Prophet (ﷺ) didn't say (those who were barefoot and naked i.e. in the past). Thus, this means that we MUST see them in our naked eyes. As we see today, mankind (men/women) from all walks of life wear bikini in Egypt, Dubai, Lebanon, Jordan, Europe, China, India, and so on. We also see them in public half naked. If the Prophet (ﷺ) meant with (naked, barefoot, shepherd) as "poor" i.e. couldn't afford the cost of dress, he could have simply said (al-masakeen or al-fokra'a / المساكين او الفقراء).

2) (رِعَاءَ الشَّاءِ is translated to shepherds) and in another Hadeeth, it says, (رِعَاءَ الْبَهْمِ which is translated to herdsmen), but if we read this Hadeeth (كُلُّكُمْ رَاعٍ، وَكُلُّكُمْ مَسْؤولٌ عَنْ رَعِيَّتِهِ - All of you are shepherds (guardians) and each of you is responsible for his flock), then (رِعَاءَ الشَّاءِ) could mean "guardians of the beast i.e. those who have no brain).

3) Then, he said (competing in constructing tall buildings), which we see today all over the earth.
 
Therefore, the meaning of the Hadeeth will be: "you will see the barefoot, the naked, the destitute, the guardians of the beast constructing tall buildings". I think Prophet   (ﷺ) described mankind in this Hadeeth as (beast - الْبَهْمِ). The scary question is, does this include "those who think that they are Muslims because WE ALL think that we are Muslims but Allah alone knows this)?

If my thoughts are correct, then Allah yostar! because the Prophet (ﷺ) also said: The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their dish. Someone asked: Will that be because of our small numbers at that time? He replied: No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish like that carried down by a torrent, and Allah will take fear of you from the breasts of your enemy and last enervation into your hearts. Someone asked: What is wahn (enervation). Messenger of Allah (ﷺ): He replied: Love of the world and dislike of death.

I decided to share with you my thoughts to solicit your feedback. Please feel free to brainstorm.

Jazakom Allah Khair,


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GENERAL TOPICS | BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS / Re: Debating The Rationalizer
« on: November 16, 2016, 11:31:22 AM »
Wa alaykom as-salam,

Jazak Allah khair brother Osama. I am well aware of this verse and I always encourage Muslims to become friends with non-Muslims to tell them about Islam and also to advertise in public media about Islam.

When I suggested not to waste your time in debating certain groups, I didn’t mean every non-Muslim, I meant those who have PhD in Islamic studies and don’t believe in Islam and work hard to misinterpret Quran to mislead Muslims and non-Muslims. When I checked the two websites that were provided by Brother Omar  I made a conclusion that those people are already read your website and many other Islamic websites word by word, and they know Islam as they know their sons, but they are only playing!!! Thus I decided to remind all of us that Allah told us to turn away from those who mock Quran.

(6:68) When you see people mocking Our revelations, turn away from them so that they may change the subject. If Satan causes you to forget this, do not sit with the unjust people when you remember.

(29:46) And do not argue with the People of the Scripture except in a way that is best, except for those who commit injustice among them, and say, "We believe in that which has been revealed to us and revealed to you. And our God and your God is one; and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him."

As I said in my previous respond “put your trust in Allah and go ahead and debate with them”. 

May Allah accept your good deeds and support you,

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GENERAL TOPICS | BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS / Re: Debating The Rationalizer
« on: November 15, 2016, 03:01:20 PM »
Wa Alaykom As-salam,

My argument is why you would waste your efforts with those who Allah described them as:
 
(2:146) Those unto whom We gave the Scripture recognise (this revelation) as they recognise their sons. But lo! a party of them knowingly conceal the truth.

Anyways, may Allah support you when you debate with him, and may Allah guide him to Islam.


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GENERAL TOPICS | BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS / Re: Debating The Rationalizer
« on: November 15, 2016, 09:04:06 AM »
As-salamo Alaikum,

When I checked the website you provided in your article below, I found it disgusting. Those people enjoy mocking Quran because they are Satan and their goal is only to damage Islam and mislead others. I don’t recommend dealing with them. I wrote one article of how to call non-Muslims into Islam
http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2383.0.html I want also to add one more verse:

(6:111) Even if We did send unto them angels, and the dead did speak unto them, and We gathered together all things before their very eyes, they are not the ones to believe, unless it is in Allah's plan. But most of them ignore (the truth).

I also replied to an article for those who think that hell fire may not be eternal and it may end at one point
http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1492.0.html and explained the reasons of why Allah wants to punish them in hell fire for eternal. I want also to add two more verses to prove further that hell fire is indeed for eternal (no end):

(6:27-28) If thou couldst see when they are set before the Fire and say: Oh, would that we might return! Then would we not deny the revelations of our Lord but we would be of the believers! Nay, but that hath become clear unto them which before they used to hide. And if they were sent back they would return unto that which they are forbidden. Lo! they are liars.


Please note that I am only telling you of what I understood from Quran. If you know anything that I forgot to mention, please remind me.

With peace and respect,

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As’salamo alaikum dear brothers and sisters,
 
First of all, the reason for calling to Islam should be based on a win-win solution. We want to win the blessings of Allah, and the person we are inviting into Islam should feel that he/she is welcomed to ask any questions they have in their minds regardless of anything. 

Second, we must follow Quran and the way of Prophet Mohammad (ﷺ):

1.   Never insult or confront non-Muslims i.e. don't fire back into those who criticize Islam by criticizing their religion. They do this on purpose to stir Muslims and damage Islam.

(6:108) And do not insult those they invoke other than Allah, lest they insult Allah in enmity without knowledge…

2.   When non-Muslims insult Muslims, we should say word of peace only. We are not allowed to insult them.

(28:55) And when they hear ill speech, they turn away from it and say, “For us are our deeds, and for you are your deeds. Peace will be upon you; we seek not the ignorant.”

3.   We also should remember that Allah ordered us to avoid those who mock Quran.

(6:68) When you see people mocking Our revelations, turn away from them so that they may change the subject. If Satan causes you to forget this, do not sit with the unjust people when you remember.

4.   We must use Quran alone for reference.

(50:45)... So admonish with the Qur'an such as fear My Warning.

5.   Please follow the way of Prophet Mohammad (ﷺ). Always inform them good news and if you become angry, remember to remain silent.

•   Anas reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Make things easy and do not make them difficult, cheer the people up by conveying glad tidings to them and do not repulse (them). “يسروا ولا تعسروا وبشروا ولا تنفروا”

•   Ibn Abbas reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Teach and make things easy and not difficult. When one of you is angry, he should be silent.”
“عَلِّمُوا وَيَسِّرُوا وَلاَ تُعَسِّرُوا، وَإِذَا غَضِبَ أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَسْكُتْ‏"

6.   If you choose to use other references i.e.;
•   Deuteronomy (18:18) I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Then, please don’t let them feel that you are confronting them. Otherwise, they will immediately tell you either “Jesus” or “the Prophet didn’t come yet”. Instead, show them that you are enquiring about it. You can say: I am unable to understand of why God told Moses that He will put His words in the mouth of the new Prophet. God already gave His words to Moses “Law”. Why God didn’t tell Moses that “I will send another Prophet to teach the Law that I already gave it to you”? Well, does this mean that God forgot to tell Moses specific things, or made errors and He wants to correct them. Of course not, this is impossible. God doesn’t forget nor makes errors. Therefore, I am guessing that God knew that mankind will alter His Law and want to send another Prophet to correct it.
 
Well, they may say its “The Bible, New Testimony”. You can tell them, but according to the Bible, Jesus said that he came to fulfill the Law of Moses.
•   Matt (5:17) Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
 
Then, you can say, does this mean that Jesus wants to fulfill a corrupted Law. It doesn’t make sense. So, it seems to me that the Bible is also altered; and so on.

I am sure that you will not be able to convince them except Allah wills. So, I prefer to use only Quran as a reference.

If anyone has a better suggestion, please feel free to share it with us. May Allah guide all of us to the straight path.

Jazakom Allah Khair


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Quran Morality and Moral Code, Laws & QA / Re: Is Hell eternal?
« on: November 08, 2016, 09:55:41 AM »
As’salamo Alaikum,

After reading all the articles in this post, I decided to elaborate further.

•   Allah is merciful to those who deserve His mercy:

(7:156) …He said: I smite with My punishment whom I will, and My mercy embraceth all things, therefore I shall ordain it for those who ward off (evil) and pay the poor-due, and those who believe Our revelations

•   How about the evil people:

(2:124) … [Allah] said, "My covenant does not include the wrongdoers”

•   Before Allah created us, He made us testify that He is our Lord (Allah):

(7:172) … and made them testify of themselves, (saying): Am I not your Lord? They said: Yea, verily. We testify. (That was) lest ye should say at the Day of Resurrection: Lo! of this we were unaware

•   Allah also shown mankind the way of evil and good (i.e. His orders in details), and He gave us the option to choose which way to follow. Of course Allah knows what every one of us would choose:
 
1.   (76:3) Lo! We have shown him the way, whether he be grateful or disbelieving.
2.   (90:10) And shown him the two ways (good and evil)?

•   Allah knows that there is no good in the disbeliever even if He shows them every sign, they will not believe:

1.   (8:23) If Allah had found in them any good. He would indeed have made them listen: (As it is), if He had made them listen, they would but have turned back and declined (Faith).

2.   (15:14-15) Even if We opened out to them a gate from heaven, and they were to continue (all day) ascending therein, They would only say: "Our eyes have been intoxicated: Nay, we have been bewitched by sorcery."

•   Allah didn’t allow compulsion into Islam because He made everything clear:

(2:256) There is no compulsion in religion. Verily, the Right Path has become distinct from the wrong path…

•   Allah doesn’t need anyone to teach Quran. He alone teaches Quran to those who knew that they are good. As we hear today, there are many non-Muslims converting to Islam while they have never met a Muslim nor knew anything about Islam. All what’s happened, they read few pages about Islam by accident, and they immediately believed in Islam:

1.   (55:1-2) The Most Merciful; It is He Who has taught the Qur'an.

2.   (5:16) Wherewith Allah guideth all who seek His good pleasure to ways of peace and safety, and leadeth them out of darkness, by His will, unto the light,- guideth them to a path that is straight.

•   Also, we all know that there are many non-Muslims who are expert in Quran and they teach it in American Universities but they don’t believe in it. The reason for this is because as I mentioned above, Allah knew that there is no good in them:
 
(2:6) Indeed, those who disbelieve - it is all the same for them whether you warn them or do not warn them - they will not believe.

•   Allah knows all things including what we conceal in our hearts. Allah also did not deliver for disbelievers Quran because they are arrogates:

(7:146) I will turn away from My signs those who are arrogant upon the earth without right; and if they should see every sign, they will not believe in it. And if they see the way of consciousness, they will not adopt it as a way; but if they see the way of error, they will adopt it as a way. That is because they have denied Our signs and they were heedless of them.

•   How about those who are doing good deeds from among the disbelievers? Allah said about them that they think that they are doing good.

1.   (7:30) … they choose the devils for protecting supporters instead of Allah and deem that they are rightly guided.

2.   What will happen to the deeds that they did? Allah said that He will not accept it. (25:23) And We shall turn unto the work they did and make it scattered motes.

•   Allah said in (6:128) and (11:107) that the disbelievers will dwell in hell fire for ever “except as Allah willeth”. This means “except those who Allah willeth not to enter hell fire i.e. the believers”. In other words, “The Fire be your dwelling-place: you will dwell therein for ever, except those who believed”.

1.   (6:128) …He will say: "The Fire be your dwelling-place: you will dwell therein for ever, except as Allah willeth."…

2.   (11:107) They will dwell therein for all the time that the heavens and the earth endure, except as thy Lord willeth: for thy Lord is the (sure) accomplisher of what He planneth.

•   Allah also said in (11:108) that the believers will dwell in paradise forever “except as thy Lord willeth”. Again it means that “except those who Allah willeth not to enter paradise i.e. the disbelievers”.

(11:108) And those who are blessed shall be in the Garden: They will dwell therein for all the time that the heavens and the earth endure, except as thy Lord willeth: a gift without break.

•   One may think that Allah may make a camel pass through a needle point and end hell fire because He is Merciful, Generous and He alone knows the unseen. I agree, but Allah also informed us in Quran about certain things and thus those things become known for mankind. For instance, the disbelievers knew that Allah said in (36:82) when He intends a thing, He only says "be", and it will happen. They also knew that Allah said in (85:16) He does what He wills. They even acknowledged that they will enter hell fire for a few days as in (3:24). When Allah said “until camel pass through the needle point”, He wants to make it crystal clear for them that it’s impossible to enter Heaven because camel will never be able to enter through the needle point as they see this in their naked eyes. Perhaps, the Arab used to say this idiom to describe “something is impossible to happen” at that time, thus Allah communicated with them in the same language!

•   According to Quran, hell fire and heaven are both eternal (no end), but with different levels of torment and pleasure; and Allah will never change His promise. 

(68:35-38) Shall We then treat the People of Faith like the People of Sin? What is the matter with you? How judge ye? Or have ye a book through which ye learn; That ye shall have, through it whatever ye choose?

(43:76) And We did not wrong them, but it was they who were the wrongdoers.

If you have any suggestions, please feel free to reply.

May Allah guide all of us to the straight path.


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Quran Morality and Moral Code, Laws & QA / Re: Is Hell eternal?
« on: November 04, 2016, 05:33:42 PM »
As’salamo Alaikum brother Osama,

I read http://www.angelfire.com/bug/answering/hell.htm and then read your post "Will Allah Almighty really make a camel go through a needle's eye in the Life after and end all punishments in Hell?" I just want to comment on it.

Allah gave mankind including Prophet Mohammad little knowledge:
(17:85) They are asking thee concerning the Spirit. Say: The Spirit is by command of my Lord, and of knowledge ye have been vouchsafed but little.

Among the little knowledge that Allah revealed to mankind is that He doesn’t forgive those who associate anything with Him:
(4:48) Indeed, Allah does not forgive association with Him, but He forgives what is less than that for whom He wills. And he who associates others with Allah has certainly fabricated a tremendous sin.

How then hell fire is not eternal (no end)?

How about (103:1-3) I swear by the time, Indeed, mankind is in loss,  Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy.

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Wa Alaikum As'salam,

I have read your article and I have few comments regarding item 3  in www.answering-christianity.com/friends.htm

Please note that Allah said in verse (3:199) “لَمَن يُؤْمِنُ بِٱللَّهِ وَمَآ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكُمْ”: those who believe in Allah (God) and what was revealed to you. When anyone from Jews and Christians (believe in what was revealed to Prophet Mohammad “Quran”), they become Muslims and are no longer Jews or Christians. Allah meant in this verse that there will be Muslims from the Jews and Christians people. As we all see today that there are Jews and Christians who are converting to Islam, and therefore they become Muslims and are not Jews or Christians any more.

Allah said in verses (3:113-114) “وَيَأْمُرُونَ بِٱلْمَعْرُوفِ وَيَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ ٱلْمُنكَرِ”: enjoin what is right, and forbid what is wrong. When Allah said that they enjoy what is right, He meant what is right according to what He sent to Mohammad i.e. 5 daily prayers, fasting Ramadan, etc. Once they do good deeds according to what was sent to Mohammad “Quran”, they become Muslims.

They must believe in Mohammad, honour him and follow what is sent to him “Quran” to enter paradise.
(7:157) Those who follow the messenger, the Prophet who can neither read nor write, whom they will find described in the Torah and the Gospel (which are) with them. He will enjoin on them that which is right and forbid them that which is wrong. He will make lawful for them all good things and prohibit for them only the foul; and he will relieve them of their burden and the fetters that they used to wear. Then those who believe in him, and honour him, and help him, and follow the light which is sent down with him: they are the successful.

Please note that I am not an expert in Islam and I am only expressing my thoughts. If you believe that my thoughts are incorrect, please explain to me. However, I totally agree with you that Muslims must be friends with Jews, Christians, and all other nations who don’t harm us. I am talking here about peaceful citizens, not their governments.

Jazak Allah Khair,
With great respect,

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Assalamo Alaykom brother Hassan,
 
I read your interesting post. May Allah reward you heaven for your efforts. I just want to add few verses from Quran.

If a non-Muslim ask you about the fighting verses in Quran, you answer this is for those who begin hostilities against Muslims. This is called “self defense”. Allah (The Almighty God) said in Quran:
•   (2:190) Fight in the way of Allah against those who fight against you, but begin not hostilities. Lo! Allah loveth not aggressors.

And before Muslims are allowed to begin fighting (for self-defense), Muslims must first negotiate for peace, but if the non-Muslims disagreed, then I believe that every human on earth would agree that Muslims have every single right to self-defense.
•   (2:208) O believers, enter the peace, all of you, and follow not the steps of Satan; he is a manifest foe to you.

Therefor, the fighting verses you are asking for are examples of what’s happened to those who began fighting against Prophet Mohammad.

If non-Muslims don’t fight Muslims, then Muslims must deal with non-Muslims kindly and justly i.e. live together as neighbors and friends, work together to produce best quality products, protect them if they ask for protection, etc. Allah (The Almighty God) said in Quran:
•   (60:8) Allah forbids you not, with regard to those who fight you not for (your) Faith nor drive you out of your homes, from dealing kindly and justly with them: for Allah loveth those who are just.

Prophet Mohammad said:
•   Let whosoever believes in Allah and in the Last Day honor his neighbor.
•   Receiving your friend with a smile is a type of charity and putting some water in your neighbors bucket is a charity.
•   A man walking along a path felt very thirsty. Reaching a well he descended into it, drank his fill and came up. Then he saw a dog with its tongue hanging out, trying to lick up mud to quench its thirst. The man saw that the dog was feeling the same thirst as he had felt so he went down into the well again and filled his shoe with water and gave the dog a drink. Allah forgave his sins for this action. The Prophet was asked: Messenger of Allah, are we rewarded for kindness towards animals? He said, There is a reward for kindness to every living thing.


Therefore, it doesn’t make any sense at all that Prophet Mohammad wants Muslims to kill for no reason while on the other hand is promoting good conduct towards the neighbor and the dog. Also, it doesn't make any sense at all that if Satan helped Prophet Mohammad inventing the Quran to tell him to promote towards peace and charity!!!


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Dear Brian464,

I read the first few questions you have asked in this post, and I think that I may be able to help you (if God willing). Dr. Laurence Brown who converted to Islam few years ago wrote many articles concerning some of your questions. I would like to invite you to read this article and I think that you MAY find answers to your questions.

The Big Questions, Part III—The Need for Revelation

In the previous two parts of this series, we answered the two “big questions.” Who made us? God. Why are we here? To serve and worship Him. A third question naturally arose: “If our Creator made us to serve and worship Him, how do we do that?” In the previous article I suggested that the only way we can serve our Creator is through obeying His mandates, as conveyed through revelation.
But many people would question my assertion: Why does mankind need revelation? Isn’t it enough just to be good? Isn’t it enough for each of us to worship God in our own way?

Regarding the need for revelation, I would make the following points: In the first article of this series I pointed out that life is full of injustices, but our Creator is fair and just and He establishes justice not in this life, but in the afterlife. However, justice cannot be established without four things—a court (i.e., the Day of Judgment); a judge (i.e., the Creator); witnesses (i.e., men and women, angels, elements of creation); and a book of laws upon which to judge (i.e., revelation). Now, how can our Creator establish justice if He did not hold humankind to certain laws during their livetimes? It’s not possible. In that scenario, instead of justice, God would be dealing out injustice, for He would be punishing people for transgressions they had no way of knowing were crimes.
Why else do we need revelation? To begin with, without guidance mankind cannot even agree on social and economic issues, politics, laws, etc. So how can we ever agree on God? Secondly, nobody writes the user manual better than the one who made the product. God is the Creator, we are creation, and nobody knows the overall scheme of creation better than the Creator. Are employees allowed to design their own job descriptions, duties and compensation packages as they see fit? Are we citizens allowed to write our own laws? No? Well then, why should we be allowed to write our own religions? If history has taught us anything, it is the tragedies that result when mankind follows its caprice. How many who have claimed to banner of free thought have designed religions that committed themselves and their followers to nightmares on Earth and damnation in the hereafter?

So why isn’t it enough just to be good? And why isn’t it enough for each of us to worship God in our own way? To begin with, peoples’ definitions of “good” differ. For some it is high morals and clean living, for others it is madness and mayhem. Similarly, concepts of how to serve and worship our Creator differ as well. More importantly and to the point, nobody can walk into a store or a restaurant and pay with a different currency than the merchant accepts. So it is with religion. If people want God to accept their servitude and worship, they have to pay in the currency God demands. And that currency is obedience to His revelation.
Imagine raising children in a home in which you have established “house rules.” Then, one day, one of your children tells you he or she has changed the rules, and is going to do things differently. How would you respond? More than likely, with the words, “You can take your new rules and go to Hell!” Well, think about it. We are
God’s creation, living in His universe under His rules, and “go to Hell” is very likely what God will say to any who presume to override His laws with their own.
Sincerity becomes an issue at this point. We should recognize that all pleasure is a gift from our Creator, and deserving of thanks. If given a gift, who uses the gift before giving thanks? And yet, many of us enjoy God’s gifts for a lifetime and never give thanks. Or give it late. The English poet, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, spoke of the irony of the distressed human appeal in The Cry of the Human:
And lips say “God be pitiful,” Who ne’er said, “God be praised.”
Should we not show good manners and thank our Creator for His gifts now, and subsequently for the rest of our lives? Don’t we owe Him that?
You answered “Yes.” You must have. Nobody will have read this far without being in agreement, but here’s the problem: Many of you answered “Yes,” knowing full well that your heart and mind does not wholly agree with the religions of your exposure. You agree we were created by a Creator. You struggle to understand Him. And you yearn to serve and worship Him in the manner He prescribes. But you don’t know how, and you don’t know where to look for the answers. And that, unfortunately, is not a subject that can be answered in an article. Unfortunately, that has to be addressed in a book, or maybe even in a series of books.
The good news is that I have written these books. I invite you to start with The Eighth Scroll. If you’ve liked what I’ve written here, you’ll love what I’ve written there.

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Salam brother Osama,

Isaiah (49:22-23) This is what    the Sovereign LORD says:     See, I will beckon          to the nations,     I will lift up my banner to the peoples; they will bring your sons

in their arms and carry your daughters on their hips. Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers.   They will    bow down   before you

with their faces      to the ground;    they will      lick      the dust   at your feet.    Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.

According to Islam, prostration is only allowed to Allah. Sobhan Allah; Allah “The Almighty” wants mankind ONLY to prostate to Him, while the Jewish wants mankind to prostrate to them    AND   lick the dust at their feet.

Brother Osama: I am thinking that this may have some connection to Quran “the Jewish says that Uzair is the son of Allah”.

Matt (5:17) Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.

Brother Osama: can you please ask our friends the Christians of the reasons that they don’t obey Jesus? According to Matt (5:17), Jesus wants from Christians to “bow down      before the Jewish         with their faces             to the ground;   AND   to lick         the dust        at their       feet.

Thank you and best wishes,

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Salam bothers/sisters:

This is a proof from Quran that no one including Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) would know the whole meaning of Quran. Its complete interpretation will take place in the hereafter by Allah. 
 
(7:52) For We had certainly    sent unto them a Book,        based on knowledge,           which We explained in detail,- a guide and a mercy to all who believe.

(7:53) Do they just wait for the final fulfilment of the event?            On the day the event is finally fulfilled, those who disregarded it before will say:       "The messengers of our Lord did indeed bring true (tidings).         Have we no intercessors now to intercede on our behalf?                Or could we be sent back?        then should we behave differently from our behaviour in the past."             In fact they will have lost their souls,            and the things they invented           will leave them in the lurch.

هَلْ يَنظُرُونَ إِلَّا تَأْوِيلَهُۥ ۚ يَوْمَ يَأْتِى تَأْوِيلُهُۥ يَقُولُ ٱلَّذِينَ نَسُوهُ مِن قَبْلُ قَدْ جَآءَتْ رُسُلُ رَبِّنَا بِٱلْحَقِّ فَهَل لَّنَا مِن شُفَعَآءَ فَيَشْفَعُوا۟ لَنَآ أَوْ نُرَدُّ فَنَعْمَلَ غَيْرَ ٱلَّذِى كُنَّا نَعْمَلُ ۚ قَدْ خَسِرُوٓا۟ أَنفُسَهُمْ وَضَلَّ عَنْهُم مَّا كَانُوا۟ يَفْتَرُونَ

I hope this will help,
With great respect,

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Salam brother Osama,

I just want to bring to your attention the following regarding the sacrificed son of Abraham (pbuh):

•   Genesis (16:16) Abram was           eighty-six years old          when Hagar bore him Ishmael.

•   Genesis (21:5) Abraham was a       hundred years old            when his son Isaac was born to him

According to Genesis, Ishmael was 14 years older than Isaac.

•   Genesis (22:2) Then God said, “Take your son,          your only son,              whom you love—Isaac—            and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”

In this verse, Allah told Abraham to sacrifice his "ONLY SON", and Isaac is mentioned in this verse. This contradicts the other two verses because the ONLY SON Abraham would have at that time is Ishmael. So, it seems to me that someone added the word “Isaac” without paying attention to the age of the two boys.

There is another proof from Quran that the sacrificed son was Ishmael. I am not sure if you mentioned it in other articles. But, here it is just in case:

The angels told Abraham glad news.

•   (11:69) There came Our messengers to Abraham with glad tidings. They said, "Peace!" He answered, "Peace!" and hastened to entertain them with a roasted calf.

The angels told Abraham that they were sent against the people of Lut.

•   (11:70) But when he saw their hands went not towards the (meal), he felt some mistrust of them, and conceived a fear of them. They said: "Fear not: We have been sent against the people of Lut."

The angles told the wife of Abraham that she will give birth to Isaac, who will have a son Jacob. Please note that at the begging of the verse, Allah said that she was standing “nearby”. Therefore Abraham heard what they told her. Therefore, Abraham knew that his son Isaac would live until he begets Jacob.

•   His wife who was standing   "nearby",    smiled and so We gave her the glad news that       she would give birth to Isaac who would have a son, Jacob.

Allah told Abraham to sacrifice his son. If the son that Allah told him to sacrifice was Isaac, how then he will beget Jacob. Abraham was not aware that Allah is only testing him. Therefore, it’s a crystal clear that the sacrificed son was Ishmael.

Last but not least, may Allah bless our beloved Prophet Isaac and grant him the highest level in heaven with our beloved Prophet Mohammad.

Your efforts are very much appreciated,
With great respect,

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