There is something in our heart which is the yearning for the answer as to the essential question: ‘Why am I here?’ And it’s not coming from our mind. It’s coming from our heart, where our heart is looking for an answer.
In the West, two powers are rising: Islam and atheism. These two worldviews are at odds with each other, where atheism claims to be progressive and based on pure logic with God having no part in it, Islam claims to be relevant and reasonable with God as the driving force for all that exists.
The life and words of Prophet Muhammad complete our understanding of Allah’s revelation because they show us that a deep love for Allah and love and care for one another is at the very heart of Islam.
The Quran foretold many matters of the unseen and made several prophecies that were all fulfilled exactly as they were foretold. For example, the Persians defeated the Byzantines in one of their battles and the Quran recorded this defeat foretelling that the Byzantines would defeat the Persians…
God sends storms as a warning to remind people that they still have an opportunity to change for the better: It is He who enables you to travel on land and sea until, when you are in ships and they sail with them by a good wind and they rejoice therein…
It is that peace with God that can result in another level of peace; that is inner peace within ourselves. And if indeed we are true to our faith, that kind of peace with Allah, inner peace, would have to be manifest in peace with all the creation of Allah, not only humans.
The Evangelist quoted Jesus as having said, “I am the way. The truth. And the Life. This is how we know Jesus was divine by nature” as a proof that Jesus was God. I didn’t disagree with the fact that Jesus said such a thing…
When we speak of the will of God, there are two aspects to it. One is the aspect of what He brings about in Creation – what He decrees in His infinite wisdom to take place. The other is what He commands of us to carry out of our own free will and what He is pleased with.
Atheists become emotionally aroused when daring god to do terrible things.
The first time I ever saw a Muslim with a dark mark on his forehead from making sujud (prostration) frequently, it hit me. The people of God have a dark mark on their forehead because of their devotion to the worship of God in prayer and prostration.