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Beliefs in Islaam
  Taleemulislam
  October 8, 2018
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Beliefs in Islaam

Part one


Praise be to Allaah, the Rabb of the worlds, the beneficent, the Merciful.


Basically, the Muslim creed is contained in the following declaration:


I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship but Allaah.


I bear witness that Muhammad is his Servant and Messenger (Peace be Upon Him).


A Muslim believes that Allaah Ta'aala is one and has no partner.

 

 Nothing has a resemblance to Him.

 

 Nothing is beyond His ability. 

 

No one is worthy of worship but Him.


He is Eternal with no beginning, and Everlasting with no end. 

 

Nothing exists, but with His will.

 

 Comprehension does not encompass Him, and thought cannot understand Him. 


He is Ever-living and Ever-watching over His creatures.


A Creator with no need; A Provider with no responsibility; A Reviver of the dead on the Day of Resurrection.

 

 He is Powerful over everything.

 

 Everything is in need of Him and everything is easy for Him.

 

 There is nothing like Him.


He is the All Hearing and Seeing. 

 

He created man and predestined their lot and portion and fixed their life span.


He knows what they will do before their creation.

 

 He orders them to be obedient to Him, and prohibits disobedience. 


Everything in nature runs according to His power and will. 

 

Whatever He wills for his creatures, it will be, and whatever He does not, will not be. 

 

He guides to the right way whomever He pleases.

 

 He is Exalted above opposites or equals.

 

 Nothing runs counter to His predestination, His rule or His order.


A Muslim believes that Nabi (Prophet) Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) is His servant and messenger, the seal and last of all Prophets and Messengers.

 

 Every claim to Prophethood after him is false. 

 

He was sent as a guidance to all mankind.


A Muslim believes that al-Qur'aan is the Word of Allaah revealed to the Nabi (Prophet).


 It is not created like the speech of man.


A Muslim believes in the physical nature of Jannat (Paradise), and Jahannum (Hell).


A Muslim believes that Muhammad (Sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) is the last and final Rasul of Allaah.

 

A Muslim believes that wahi - Divine Protected Revelation terminated with the passing away of Muhammad (Sallallaahu alayhi wasallam).


A Muslim believes that no new Rasul or Nabi is to come after Muhammad (Sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) and Isa (Jesus) (Alaihis-Salaam) will come as an Ummati (follower) of Muhammad (Sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) without losing his previous state of Rasul (Prophethood).


A Muslim believes in the Minor and Major signs preceding the Day of Judgement as predicted by Muhammad (Sallallaahu alayhi wasallam).

 

Source: Taleem ud Deen by Shykh Mufti Afzal Hoseen Eliase.

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