No other attribute comes close to the number of times Allah ascribes Mercy to Himself in Holy Quran. Many of us are deeply attached to our phones. He is the one to turn to for help, and we must realize He can right all of our affairs. 3:160) When I read this verse, I am reminded that God is my true, best friend. It comes through the belief and the faith we have in Him, that HE above all will always be there for us, that He is responsible for all the good and bad in our lives. Tests and trials are a part of our lives: they are the doorway to feel the presence of our Creator. Wali, plural awliya, is an arabic word meaning close friend. “Behold! WALLI (The Protector, The Helper) o A friend who cares for you, when you are in trouble and she guides you. The Quran, in numerous places, has talked about the importance of fearing Allah. If they think they can elevate themselves and approach Allah in this way, they do nothing but lie. The verse attracts the attentions implying that there is no fear among the men of Allah and they will have no sorrows. Every human soul has a connection with his Lord. Allah has described Himself in the Quran through His Names and Attributes. This has been accurately recorded by Allah (swt) in the Qur’an in verses 41-45 of Surah 19. It was his call – indeed, on the orders of Allah (swt) – that we have been responding to for thousands of years: the call to perform the pilgrimage to the holy house, constructed by the blessed hands of prophet Ibrahim (asws) and his son Isma’il (asws). With the utmost subtlety and eloquence, this verse announces that Allah is not only fully aware of the minutest facts in the heavens and the earth but He is also fully aware of the minutest details of the actions of his subjects. أَلا إِنَّ لِلّهِ مَن فِي السَّمَاوَات وَمَن فِي الأَرْضِ وَمَا يَتَّبِعُ الَّذِينَ يَدْعُونَ مِن دُونِ اللّهِ شُرَكَاء إِن يَتَّبِعُونَ إِلاَّ الظَّنَّ وَإِنْ هُمْ إِلاَّ يَخْرُصُونَ, 66. قُلْ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَفْتَرُونَ عَلَي اللَّهِ الْكَذِبَ لا يُفْلِحُونَ, مَتَاعٌ فِي الدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ إِلَيْنَا مَرْجِعُهُمْ ثُمَّ نُذِيقُهُمُ الْعَذَابَ الشَّدِيدَ بِمَا كَانُوا يَكْفُرُونَ, 69. He accomplished the task he was ordered to perform, with no hesitation, no request for reconsideration from the One on high. 55) Friends of Allah (Saints) In the Holy Quran, the Lord of the universe has considered the pious as the guardians or the friends of Allah. The Sunnah is the manifestation and explanation of the Quran – the practice and application of the Quran. 7. Thus He absolutely does not need to have a son, for begetting offspring is to relieve oneself from one’s lack of ability and weakness or to enrich oneself and get rid of poverty, but Allah is free from all this. “(They have) a little enjoyment in this world, then to Us will be their return, then shall We make them taste the severe penalty because they used to disbelieve.”. And upon Allah let the believers rely.” (Quran 3:160) If you liked this post, please share it with your friends and family members using the share buttons below. But this is not so, Allah, the Exalted in Majesty informs us that we must not let the oppressors make us sorrowful. 1. To reflect, and draw lessons from these great men is a binding duty upon us. “And let not their speech grieve you. Fear of Allah is not something that you have to learn, it comes naturally with the love we have for the Almighty. There is no change in the Words of Allah. His name – along with that of the Last Prophet – is preserved even to this day in all our prayers, unlike any other Prophet. It is not without proper grounds that Imam Sadiq (a.s) said: “The Prophet of Islam (S) whenever reading this verse, used to weep greatly”. In the Quran verses that tell about how Great the love of God towards humans. These names are known as Asmaa al-Husna: The Most Beautiful Names. This magazine is being brought out regularly by IQRA Publications since the past 36 years. The friends of Allah ponder much and are very conscious of their creator. He is Self-Sufficient! He is Self-Sufficient!...”. “Behold! They might be able to attain worldly wealth through lies and false claims for a few days, but it is only a passing phenomenon in this world.2 They will eventually return to Allah and He will punish them vigorously for their disbelief and their associating partners with Him. That is the great success.”, وَلا يَحْزُنْكَ قَوْلُهُمْ إِنَّ الْعِزَّةَ لِلَّهِ جَمِيعاً هُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ, 65. This phrase, means that Allah is absolutely self sufficient and He is absolutely far from what they say, because whatever is in the heavens and on the earth are His and fall under His command. Those who select partners for Allah, follow nothing but their own conjectures simply following their forefathers in this case or it is because of mistake they have made thinking that they approach Allah therewith. Be aware that whosoever is in the heavens and on the earth belongs to Allah and is under His domination. Some are sensitive enough to perceive it, while others spend all their lives without realizing the bond. When we invoke peace on Muhammad (saws) in our prayers, we always mention Ibrahim (asws). Do you say about Allah what you do not know?’”. Verily to Allah belongs whoever is in the heavens and whoever is in the earth...”. وَمَا تَكُونُ فِي شَأْنٍ وَمَا تَتْلُواْ مِنْهُ مِن قُرْءَانٍ وَلا تَعْمَلُونَ مِنْ عَمَلٍ إِلاَّ كُنَّا عَلَيْكُمْ شُهُوداً إِذْ تُفِيضُونَ فِيهِ وَمَا يَعْزُبُ عَن رَبِّكَ مِن مِثْقَالِ ذَرَّةٍ فِي الأَرْضِ وَلاَ فِي السَّمَآءِ وَلآ أَصْغَرَ مِن ذَلِكَ وَلآ أَكْبَرَ إِلاَّ فِي كِتَابٍ مُبِينٍ, 61. Amir-ul-Mu’mineen Ali-ibn-Abi-Talib (as) once was asked about the meaning of Allah’s words when He says: “Behold! This good news only applies to those whose existence embodies the characteristics of the friends of Allah. Unrecognized Email or Password, please try again. Mereka memperoleh pahala di sisi Tuhannya. In The Name of Allah: It is a feature of literary style in Arabic that a person may refer to himself by the pronoun nahnu (we) for respect or glorification. Why Does Allah Say "We" In The Qur’an? This kind of fear is concerned with one’s failure to carry out ones duties and responsibilities and that kind of sorrow which one feels towards his lack of achievements during the course of his life. The first thing that becomes clear is the fact that Allah Almighty acknowledges friendship as a factor that is important to the life of a person. When Allah sent us in this world as humans He knew that we would have good days and bad days. “…Verily there are signs in it for people who hearken.”, قَالُوا اتَّخَذَ اللَّهُ وَلَداً سُبْحَانَهُ هُوَ الْغَنِيُ لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الأَرْضِ إِنْ عَندَكُم مِن سُلْطَانٍ بِهَذَآ أَتَقُولُونَ عَلَي اللَّهِ مَا لا تَعْلَمُونَ, 68. “And you are not (engaged) in any affair, nor do you recite any part from the Qur’an, and nor any deed you (mankind) may be doing, but We are Witnesses over you when you enter into it...”. O ye who believe! Do you say about Allah what you do not know?’”. Those who follow idols are those who consider them as partners with Allah. It also means a friend with whom one has great intimacy, with him or her, we feel warm & comfortable. A validation e-mail has been sent to your e-mail address. Below these are 15 Quran verses that tell about Allah… The tender heart within, urged him to present this reality to the people around. There are many other stories in Quran which educate us that Allah has destroyed the people who have shown animosity towards Allah’s friends. This is shown by the following verse: Say, “Call upon Allah or call upon the Most Merciful. The Majesty is entirely His. “And let not their speech grieve you. Verily the glory is wholly Allah’s; He is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”. As a good end awaits those who observe continence, the attainment of this goal requires one to pass through some great difficulties. Does your attachment to the Quran match your attachment to your phone? After rejecting all the partners of the polytheists, in calling the polytheists’ attention to His magnitude and His blessings, the Qur’an implies that Allah made the night dark and the day illuminated so that they may find silence and comfort during the night and make their living and earn their sustenance during the day. Truly, these are clear proofs and reasons attesting to the Unity of Allah, the Glorified, for no one else is able to do all this. It has to be reflected in every action of a Muslim. He addresses His Prophet (S) that he should tell those who make false ascriptions to Him and those who make them only lie that they will not be saved. Aulia's are the chosen friends of Allah. All Muslims are taught a great lesson by this verse, which can place them on the right track, leading them toward the Truth and preventing them from going astray. “…and they do not follow any associates, who call on others besides Allah...”. ‘To beget a son’ signifies ‘to be the father of someone, which differs from giving birth and having children. More than 4000 years ago, in the town of Ur, in Babil, in present day Iraq, amongst idol-worshippers, appeared a boy. Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses the different types of friends mentioned in the Qur’an. Verily the glory is wholly Allah’s; He is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”. ), they are but ‘Auliya’ to one another. Dan sesungguhnya di antara Ahli Kitab ada yang beriman kepada Allah, dan kepada apa yang diturunkan kepada kamu, dan yang diturunkan kepada mereka, karena mereka berendah hati kepada Allah, dan mereka tidak memperjualbelikan ayat-ayat Allah dengan harga murah. 517 likes. Prophet Ibrahim (asws) was ordered to leave both Hajirah (ra) and her son Isma’il (asws) in the wilderness of the Arabian dessert. Yes, yet another lesson to learn, although being young in age and new to the lesson of Tawheed, Ibrahim (asws) had strong conviction: he believed firmly in what he said. Allah Almighty mentioned the importance of His revelation repeatedly – the final revelation and the perfect message which He sent to humanity. Verily there are signs in it for people who hearken.”. Ibrahim (asws) was tested again; he was now, perhaps, in his eighties. Venturing to change the perception of masses is no easy task, for beliefs planted during childhood are like roots of a fig tree – several times deeper than the trunk outside. “…His is whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth!...”. The polytheists considered the angels as the daughters of Allah, and the Jews took “Ezra” as an offspring of Allah, while the Christians called Jesus the Son of Allah. That is the great success.”. All of these are recorded and registered in the Preserved Tablet and in the Open Book of Allah. “He it is Who appointed for you the night that you rest in it, and the day giving light...”. He also does not need any help so that He chooses an assistant, nor does He need to ensure the survival of His species, so He does not need a son. It is also narrated from Imam Baqir (as) who said that it is written in Imam Sajjad’s (as), book concerning the friends of Allah that they are those who accomplish their religious obligations, and act according to the practice of Allah’s Messenger (S). Attributes Needed for Working on This Kind of Commentary, Section 1: The Qur’an Contains Signs From the All-Wise, Section 5: Every People Had an Apostle from Allah, Section 6: The Divine Mercy Precedes the Wrath, Section 7: No Fear or Grief for the Friends of Allah, Section 8: The Ministries of Noah and Moses Referred to, Section 9: Moses Takes Away the Children of Israel, Section 11: Profit or Loss Caused by Allah - Unavoidable by Anyone, Section 1: Repentance Earns Pardon and the Bounties from Allah, Section 2: Patience and Good Deeds Earn Pardon from Allah, Section 4: The Fate of Those Who Disbelieved Noah, The Educational implications of Noah’s Flood, 2- Why Punishment Was Inflicted by a Flood, The Sin of Sodomy in the Qur’an and Traditions, A Wonderful Dream and Difficulties Lead to Victory, Section 2: Yusuf Suffers the Treatment of His Brothers, Section 3: Yusuf’s Firmness in Piety Against the Great Temptation, Section 4: Yusuf Prefers Prison Against the Temptation, Section 5: Yusuf Preaches Unity of Allah in the Prison, Section 6: The King’s Dream – Yusuf’s Interpretation, Section 7: Yusuf Cleared of the False Charge, Section 8: Yusuf Measures Out Corn to His Brothers. 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