Tuesday , 18 June 2024

Attributes of Allah

1.1.1 A Summary

Attributes are qualities or features that are regarded as a characteristic of someone or something. In Islam, an attribute is a positive quality that exists in Allah’s being. Allah has many beautiful and perfect attributes and out of all of them, there are twenty which are the most important. The other attributes are related to these twenty. We will delve ... Read More »

1.1.3 He is Not Like Anything He Created

Allah created everything; and nothing that is created is like Him. Allah created everything. The things He created are not like Him at all. And He is not like any of the things He created. Anything that is created cannot be like its Creator. Allah said in the Qur’an, “There is nothing like Him.” (Surah al-Shura, Aya 11) That means ... Read More »

1.1.4 Attributes of Allah: He does not come to an end

He Does Not Come to an End Allah does not even sleep because He never gets tired. Everything is easy for Him. Some non-Muslims say that after Allah created the Heavens and the Earth, He rested. But rest is needed by those who become tired and weak. Allah never becomes tired or weak. Everything is easy for Him. He just ... Read More »

1.1.5 Attributes of Allah: Living Hearing, Seeing

The Living Allah has the attribute of Life; He is the Living (al-hayy). He is perfect. He is always living and will never die. He does not sleep either. Everything is easy for Him. He never gets tired, so He never needs to rest. The Hearing Allah has the attribute of Hearing; He is the Hearer (al-sami’). He does not ... Read More »

1.3 The Speech of Allah and His Revealed Books

Attribute of Speech: In order to teach us about Himself and His religion, Allah ta’la speaks to us through His Prophets. He is the Speaking Lord. Since Adam (peace be upon Him), Allah has revealed messages to His servants. In His messages, Allah taught us: Allah’s Books Some of the books Allah has revealed to His prophets are as follows: ... Read More »