Gratitude to God in The Old Testament

Gratitude to God in The Old Testament Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. (Ecclesiastes, 5:19) Sing to the Lord, you saints of His; praise His holy...

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Submission to God in The Old Testament

Submission to God in The Old Testament The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. (Psalms, 28:7) Those who trust in the Lord… which can not be shaken but endures forever. (Psalms, 125:1) He said: “The Lord is my strength, my...

Obedience to God’s Commandments

Obedience to God’s Commandments in The Old Testament So be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live...

Muhammad’s Generosity

Muhammad’s Generosity The Messenger is the most polished mirror in which God’s Names and Attributes are reflected to the highest degree. As the perfect manifestation of these Names and Attributes, an embodiment of the Qur’an and Islam, he is the greatest and most decisive and comprehensive proof of God’s Existence...

Muhammad’s Modesty

Muhammad’s Modesty In society, each person has a window (status) through which he or she looks out to see others and be seen. If the window is built higher than their real stature, people try to make themselves appear taller through vanity and assumed airs. If the window is set...

Sodom and Gomorrah

Sodom and Gomorrah Sodom and Gomorrah were cities mentioned in the Book of Genesis[2] and throughout the Hebrew Bible,[3] the New Testament, and in the deuterocanonical books, as well as in the Quran and the hadith.[4] According to the Torah, the kingdoms of Sodom and Gomorrah were allied with the cities of Admah, Zeboim, and Bela. These five cities, also known...

Scrolls of Abraham

Scrolls of Abraham The Scrolls of Abraham (صحف إبراهيم‎, Ṣuḥuf ʾIbrāhīm) are part of the religious scriptures of Islam. These scriptures are believed to have contained the revelations Abraham (Ibrahim) received from God, which were written down by him as well as his scribes and followers. They are now generally believed to have perished over the course...

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Abraham in Islam

Abraham in Islam Ibrahim (إِبْـرَاهِـيْـم‎,ʾIbrāhīm), known as Abraham in the Hebrew Bible, is recognized as a prophet and messenger in Islam[1][2] of God. Abraham plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Muslim belief, Abraham fulfilled all the commandments and trials wherein God nurtured him throughout his lifetime. As a result of his unwavering faith in...

Abraham

Prophet Abraham Abraham, originally Abram, is the common patriarch of the Abrahamic religions.[1] In Judaism, he is the founding father of the covenant of the pieces, the special relationship between the Jewish people and God; in Christianity, he is the prototype of all believers, Jewish or Gentile; and in Islam he is seen as a link in the chain of prophets that begins with Adam and culminates...

Prophet Zechariah

Prophet Zechariah (Hebrew prophet) Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. He was a prophet of the Kingdom of Judah, and, like the prophet Ezekiel, was of priestly extraction. Prophet The book of Zechariah introduces the prophet as the son of Berechiah, the...

Prophet Zechariah in Islam and Christianity

Prophet Zechariah in Islam and Christianity Zechariah, זכריה Zəḵaryāh, “remember Yah”; Zacharias, Zachary, Zakariyyāʾ (زَكَـرِيَّـا‎) in Islamic tradition) is a figure in the New Testament Bible and the Quran,[1] hence venerated in Christianity and Islam.[2] In the Bible, he is the father of John the Baptist, a priest of the sons of Aaron in the Gospel of Luke (1:67-79), and the husband of Elizabeth who is a relative of the Virgin...

Isaiah

Prophet Isaiah Isaiah was the 8th-century BC Jewish prophet for whom the Book of Isaiah is named.[7][8] Within the text of the Book of Isaiah, Isaiah himself is referred to as “the prophet”,[9] but the exact relationship between the Book of Isaiah and any such historical Isaiah is complicated. The traditional view is that all 66...

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Why Prophets Are Sent

Why Prophets Are Sent To Illuminate Humanity’s way Today, our greatest problem is that many do not recognize Prophet Muhammad, and that others neglect or refuse to follow his way. God sent him, as He sent all previous Prophets, to illuminate our way: God was gracious to the believers when...

Prophet

Who Is a Prophet? In religion, a prophet is an individual who is regarded as being in contact with a divine being and is said to speak on that entity’s behalf, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the supernatural source to other people.[1][2] The message that the prophet conveys is called...

Prophets of Christianity

Prophets of Christianity In Christianity the figures widely recognised as prophets are those mentioned as such in the Old Testament and the New Testament. It is believed that prophets are chosen and called by God. The main list below consists of only those individuals that have been clearly defined as...

Fear of God

Fear of God The Fear of God refers to fear or a specific sense of respect, awe, and submission to a deity. People subscribing to popular monotheistic religions might fear divine judgment, hell or God’s omnipotence. Bahá’í In the Bahá’í Faith, “The heart must be sanctified from every form of...

Avatar

What Is Avatar? An avatar (अवतार, avatāra), a concept in Hinduism that means “descent”, refers to the material appearance or incarnation of a deity on earth.[1][2] The relative verb to “alight, to make one’s appearance” is sometimes used to refer to any guru or revered human being.[3][4] The word avatar does not appear in the Vedic literature,[5] but appears in verb forms...

Respect for God in the Old Testament

Respect for God in the Old Testament Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Revere God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. (Ecclesiastes, 12:13)   Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the people of the world...

Theology

What Is Theology? Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities and seminaries.[1] Theology is basically the study of deities or their scriptures[2] in order to discover what they have revealed about themselves. While theology has turned into a secular field, religious adherents still consider theology...

Brahman

Brahman In Hindu philosophy, Brahman (ब्रह्म) is the material, efficient, formal and final cause of all that exists and the highest Universal Principle, the Ultimate Reality in the universe.[1][2][3][4][1][5] These schools of thought also consider Brahman to be the pervasive, genderless, infinite, eternal truth and bliss which does not change, yet is the cause of all changes.[4][6][7] Brahman as a metaphysical concept...

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