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How Should God’s Names Affect Our Lives?

How Should God’s Names Affect Our Lives?

How much do we know about God’s names, and how do they affect our lives? Just memorizing a bunch of words is no use if they don’t really have any impact in our lives. So let us look at some of Allah’s beautiful names and how they influence us if we really grasp their meaning.

The One and Only True God

Al-Ahad & Al-Wahid - Know the One and Only True God

Al-Ahad is the One and Only who was, is, and will always be alone in His divinity. He is incomparable and indivisible, and nothing or no one can ever be equal to Him. He depends on no one and His likeness can never be replicated…

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Is God Bound by Time and Space?

Short Answer: To Allah, all times are the same. To Him, yesterday, today, and tomorrow are basically the same. So no, God is not bound by time or space or any other human construction. He merely uses concepts of time and space to explain things to human beings in terms we will understand. Salam (Peace) …

Worship God

What Makes God Worthy of Worship?

Short Answer: God is the ultimate source of all beauty, knowledge, mercy, compassion, love, power, and wisdom. “We are designed for worship…If we don’t think Allah is worthy of praise, admiration and awe, we must think something else or someone else is worthy. Try to think about anyone or anything you’ve ever admired, found beautiful, intelligent, or powerful, in the …

Take Time to Ponder on God's Names and Attributes

Knowing God teaches us to love and fear Him. If we offer Him all our hopes, dreams and desires, we become sincere in all our actions. There is no better way to know God than by pondering and understanding His Names and Attributes. When we think…

God’s Names and Attributes –Why They Matter?

God’s Names and Attributes – Why They Matter?

Islamic scholar and student of the aforementioned Ibn Taymiyah, Imam Ibnul-Qayyim said: “This great name Ar-Rabb necessitates all the other names and attributes of God… To be Ar-Rabb, He has to be the Bestower of Graces, the All Generous, and the All Rich…”

God's Attributes

How Do We Understand God's Attributes?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you very much for your question, and for your interest in learning about Islam and its beliefs. Of course, God is the focus of the Islamic faith. Muslims believe not only in the existence of One True God, but also that He is the source of all good; and He is …

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Does Allah Really Have 99 Names?

Short Answer: Up to 81 names of Allah have been identified in the Quran. As for the 99 mentioned in various ahadith, these are merely a fraction of His names which have a special significance attached to them. There are, however, countless names the knowledge of which Allah has withheld for Himself, names He has taught to no …

Is God Male or Female?

Is God Male or Female?

Salam (Peace) Dear Irving, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Islam teaches that there is no “Muslim God”, “Christian God”, or “Jewish God”, for that matter. There is only the One true God of the universe, the God of everything, living as well as non-living. He created all humans, whether they …

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