And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.” (Surah Al-Hashr 59:24). This is beautiful in a sense. He neither begets nor is born, Nor is there to Him any equivalent. Though the sages speak in diverse ways, they express the same Truth. Infinite truth has infinite expressions. First of all, the term “Allah” means, in Arabic, the one and only universal God or Creator and Provider of the universe. From the darkness of falsehood and evil; to Allah’s Eternal Love, Beneficial Guidance, Peace and Fulfillment of the highest bliss. Every language has one or more term to attribute God or lesser gods. The Quran says that God has created Adam like Jesus, "Verily, the likeness of Jesus before Allah is the likeness of Adam. He is the Lord of the Worlds to any person, of any faith. Notice here I am emphasizing “the one and only.” So a Muslim would not simply say, “There is one God.” That would not be as accurate or as strong an expression as saying ‘the one and only God’. In Islam, Allah is the main word for "God." All true and revealed religion confirms and conforms to the human nature that the Creator instilled within us. Learn Allah facts for kids. The reality of God is too vast to be seen directly or measured with instruments. When a Muslim says "Allah," all of the other names of God are thought of as part of it. If the cosmic veil had been lifted, the awesomeness that is God Almighty would eradicate us. Facts About Allah. We can become aware of God through His signs, but we can never comprehend the full measure of God. 1. A third reason, which is quite interesting as well, the term Allah does not lend itself to any gender. He is the Creator of life, Who is worshipped by His creations as an expression of gratitude for His blessings, which include life, care, provision, and the promise of everlasting life in the hereafter for the righteous believers among them. Some Arab Christians in The Levant call God Allah. They do not have faith.”, Whenever they go onboard a ship they call on God, and dedicate their faith to Him alone, but once He has delivered them safely back to land, see how they ascribe partners to Him!”. Aramaic is the language of Jesus Christ and a sister language of the Arabic . Each individual must earnestly strive for that Eternal Bliss. Whatever is in the heavens and earth is exalting Him. In Islamic spiritual terms, this is because God took a primordial covenant with every person before the world was created that they would recognize their Creator. (Surah Fussilat 41:53). From ignorance, injustice, and enslavement; to Wisdom, Justice, and Freedom. They believe that God is the one who made everything, the one judge, and the only one who has power over all things. Muslims use 99 Names of God to describe God, but "Allah" is the most common of these and means all of them. Most Muslims believe that Allah cannot be three persons. وَإِذَا مَسَّ النَّاسَ ضُرٌّ دَعَوْا رَبَّهُم مُّنِيبِينَ إِلَيْهِ ثُمَّ إِذَا أَذَاقَهُم مِّنْهُ رَحْمَةً إِذَا فَرِيقٌ مِّنْهُم بِرَبِّهِمْ يُشْرِكُونَ, “And when touches people hardship, they call their Lord turning to Him. Allah means The One God. (Read more: Concept of God in Islam). All people were born to be believers in God, and the revelations of the Prophets simply awaken and reinforce the disposition that is already inside us. Faith which is described in the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam, as Iman consists in believing that Allah alone is worthy of worship and that Muhammad (PBUH) is the Messenger of Allah, and in bearing witness to the above statement. This page was last modified on 21 October 2020, at 15:17. The case for God’s existence in the Quran and Sunnah is straightforward, easy to comprehend, and supported by logic and sound reasoning. Allah’s (God’s) prophets as the bearer of good news and excellent exemplars could be called just fictional stories from the past – BUT what about a PERSPICUOUS, LIVING MIRACLE as a Clear Evidence for Allah’s (God’s) Existence and His Loving Guidance with no statements of, “you just have to believe”? Our role as believers is to be the best examples of our faith that we can be, to make the case for Islam with grace, compassion, and beautiful preaching, to offer goodwill to all and to pray for the guidance of those who need it. In English you can have god and goddess. No! The Quran is full of verses which talk about Allah as “The Creator” and the word of Allah is the Absolute Truth. Islam is the 2nd largest religion in the world, with 1.6 billion people declaring their faith in Muhammad and Allah. True guidance has become distinct from error. In Arabic, this simply doesn’t exist, which shows that the term Allah is a lot more accurate than using the term God even if you are using a capital G. At least it is relatively more accurate in conveying the true nature of the Supreme Creator. In the Islamic tradition, the case for God’s existence is solid in terms of its rational foundations as well as the purpose, meaning, comfort, and guidance that it gives to our lives. Not one word of its 114 chapters has been changed over the centuries. Even polytheists, who believe in multiple gods and deities, often believe that there is an even higher power, and even greater God over all of them. (Learn more: Belief in One God), If Muslims really believe God is One, why does God refer to himself as “We?”, 877-WHY-ISLAM, P.O. It was then dictated to his Companions who memorized it, and it was written down by scribes. Allah says: إِنَّنِي أَنَا اللَّـهُ لَا إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا أَنَا فَاعْبُدْنِي وَأَقِمِ الصَّلَاةَ لِذِكْرِي. Then when He causes them to taste from Him Mercy behold! He … It establishes a personal touch or a pull between the human being and the creator. Our individual or collective success or failure, prosperity or bankruptcy, peace and fulfillment, or suffering, and destruction depend upon one’s reverence and alignment with Allah’s (God’s) Beneficial Guidance.