Basic Message of Islam

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Islam is a religion that has existed that begins as the faith of a small community of follower who called “Muslims” in Arabia in the seventh century, Muhammad, a rich businessman who eventually married a rich widow in Mecca. In his middle age he began to receive revelations from the God that have been preserved in the Qur’an and spread it believe and teaching to the rest of the world. The basic message of Islam is Jackson J.S (2009) “there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his prophet”, which mean the submission of human to the only God who called as “Allah” The only one who created the universal and Muhammad is the messenger of God. Essentially, the Qur’an contains Muhammad revelations of a heavenly book written by secretaries, consisting of 114 chapters as a guidelines of ethics and law for it followers of Allah. In Muslims, Only Allah has the right to responds to it follower’s prayers, whether to accept or reject one sin, no one ever else can interfere with the fate of others or even with his own fate. Islam was a direct and simple faith, emphasizing the need to obey the will of Allah with a basic ethical code that consisting Five Pillar of Islam. Which is belief in Allah and Muhammad as his Prophet- It is considered the most important out of the five pillar where Allah is their only god and Muhammad is his messenger; standard prayer five times a day and public prayer on Friday at midday to worship Allah- Muslim must worship Allah and practiced it five time a day and also on Friday midday; observance of the holy month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn to sunset- Muslims must fast during the holy month of Ramadan to experience the poor feeling on every ninth month on the Muslim calendar; making a pilgrimage to Mecca in one’s lifetime if possible- Muslim are expected travel to Mecca at least once if they can afford it; and giving alms to the poor and unfortunate- help those who were poor and unfortunate if they able to. The faithful who observed the five...
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