ONENESS OF ALLAAH (TAWHEED)

Allaah is One! He has no partner, no son, neither wife nor daughter, or any helper of any kind. All Muslims must know this and all worship must be made only to Allaah. Allaah says: "Your Ilaah (God) is One (Allaah, none has the right to be worshipped but He). But for those who believe not in the Hereafter, their hearts deny (the faith in the oneness of Allaah), and they are proud." (Q16:22).

This is called Tawheed. All Prophets from Aadam to Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon them) taught it. Remember your Suratul-Ikhlas, the chapter of sincerity? Allaah tells us He is one! He says: "Say: "He is Allaah, (the) One. "Allaah-us-Samad (The Self-Sufficient Master, Whom all creatures need, He neither eats nor drinks). "He begets not, nor was He begotten; "And there is none co-equal or comparable unto Him." (Q112:1-3)

Here are other things you should know about Allaah. and also things that are not true abut Him.

(1) Allaah is one. He has no partner, wife or son. (True)

They say: Allah is three in one! There is the Father, the Son and the holy Spirit (False).

(2) Allaah is above the great Throne, which is above the seventh heaven. i.e. Allaah is above all His creations. He is not like us. (True)

They say: Allah is everywhere by His essence. (False).

(3) Allaah is the only One who answers prayers. (True)

They say: Pray to god the father, the son, and the holy ghost or to the idols and the good people who are dead. They will help you take your prayers to Allaah or even answer your prayers themselves. (False).

(4) Allaah is the only One that knows all things: past, present and future. He is aware of everything even before they occur. (True)

They say: Allah does not know everything and He created only what is good. Shaytaan (Devil) created evil. (False).

(5)Allaah is the One who will gather us all on Judgment Day and nobody from His creation will be absent or forgotten on that day (True)

They say: After our death, there is neither life nor any form of reward or punishment for what we have done. (False).

This article was culled from the publications of Deen Communication Limited

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