The question is whether it is better to have the opportunity of enjoying an eternal life of bliss, or to miss that chance altogether by following the delusion that we can be happy without God.
When God turned them into monkeys and swines the Jews came to an agreement to kill Jesus. Then God informed Jesus that He would raise Jesus to heaven, so Jesus said to his disciples, “Who among you will agree to take a form similar to mine and die in my place and be crucified then go straight to heaven?”
Allah depicts this situation so that man can contemplate and avoid meeting such an end. The angels of death, as the verses suggest, will take the souls of disbelievers whilst smiting their faces and their backs. By that moment, disbelievers will suffer physical pain accompanied by a deep regret
Thinking about death strengthens one’s spirit and will. It prevents one’s lower soul from leading him astray, by being lured through the false temptations of this world. It instils him with the resolve and determination to avoid all forms of behavior unpleasing to God. It is for this reason that a believer must often think
Either reward or punishment awaits man at the end of the trial that is the life of this world. Those who engage in good deeds, and have faith in God, earn the good pleasure of God, and are rewarded with an eternal Paradise. The wicked, those who deny God and transgress His limits, however, deserve Hell, where they will encounter eternal punishment.
Sufferings occur to teach us that we must adhere to Allah’s natural and moral laws. It is sometimes to punish those who violate Allah’s natural or moral laws. It is to test our faith in Allah and to test our commitment to human values and charity.
Muslims and their countries are to be turned into the dumping grounds for such people’s cultural, intellectual, military and industrial leftovers, and in the worst-case scenario, outright waste. Muslims are to dominate the news for all the wrong reasons. The dark side of history is to be inscribed predominantly by Muslims and their societies.
My mother has been there all my life, never failed me once, never. And never once have I ever come to her and just said these simple words…
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