Passages from Quran
(Main theme and Importance of theme)
Mr. Saleem Nawaz
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Passages from Quran
Q: (a). briefly describe the main theme(s) in each passage.
(b) Briefly explain the importance of these themes in a Muslim’s life today.
1) Ayat Al Kursi (2:255)
a) This passage describes the concept of Tawheed (oneness of Allah). It tells a basic description of Allah as e.g. Creator or Lord. Allah is all powerful according to Quran “He is fully aware of what the eyes cannot see, and everything that the minds conceal.” 40:19. Allah is perfect, unique and matchless and this makes Him Supreme. Allah is the omnipotence and omniscience
b). This passage describes the fundamental theme of the holy Quran, which is oneness of Allah (Tauhid). Muslims believe that Allah is one and only, eternal, absolute and perfect. He is the creator , master, ruler, provider, and sustainer and cherisher of the whole universe. He being is matchless and uncompareable. He is above all weaknesses and free from all needs. Unlike mankind he feels not sleepy and gets not tired. He is worthy of worship.
2) Surah Ana’am: (6:101-103)
a) Only creator of everything. Allah is alone, with no partners or shareholders; He is unique in existence, authority and knowledge. He is omnipotent and omniscient. He is only one to be worshiped. Everything depends upon his will. Allah cannot be visualized and is beyond understanding
b) Muslims believe that Allah can’t be visualized and is beyond understanding. Allah Does not have any partners. He is omnipotent and omniscient. According to the Holy Quran, ‘And there is none like unto Him’ (112:4) ‘To Him is due the primal origin of Heavens and the Earth.’ (2:117)
3) Surah Fussilat (41.37-39)
a). In this Surah ,attention having been called to the Signs or Evidences of Allah's working on the earth, within ourselves;" "an appeal is made to our own inner conscience, in the name of the Lord of heaven and earth;" "act up to the truth of Revelation;" "turn to spiritual Realities."
b) Muslims believe that Allah is One and only Who has no equal, and He is Able to do all things. Allah says do not associate anything in worship with Him, for your worship of Him will be of no benefit to you if you worship others alongside Him, because He does not forgive the association of others in worship with Him . He be exalted, knows who denies Allah’s signs, Names and attributes, and He will punish them for that on the Day of Judgment. According to Holy Quran, “Those who disobey GOD and His messenger incur the fire of Hell,” 72:23
4). Surah Shura: (42:4-5)
a) Allah is the only creator of everything. Signs of Allah are in the creation and position of the Heavens and the Earth. Angels celebrate his praise and ask for forgiveness of all. Heavens shake with the fear of God. He is Omnipotent and Omniscient. He is most merciful and oft-forgiving.
b) Muslims believe that Allah is the most merciful and the most forgiving. Angels pray for the forgiveness of all creatures .This Surah tells us about Tawhid, Omnipotence and Omniscience of Allah. According to the Holy Quran, “His are all things, in the Heavens and on earth.” “But my mercy extends to all things.” (7:156) “If anyone does evil or wrongs his own soul, but afterwards seeks Allah’s forgiveness, he will find Allah oft-forgiving, Most merciful.’ (4:110)
5) Surah Al Ikhlas (112:1-4)
a) Tawhid Allah is the One and Only. Unique in all attributes. Allah does not need anybody to worship. His power does not depend upon our worship. Nobody can harm him. Allah is omnipotent and omniscient. He does not have any partners or family. This short surah, the Qur'an is capable of giving a clear concept of Allah, and at the same time removing any human-like qualities attributed to Him. Allah is the One, the Singular, Who has no peer, no assistant, no...