UsIslam



History of Truth, The Truth about God and Religions



Dr. Adel Elsaie

Source: History of Truth



4.0 GOD



God in his utmost wisdom and mercy provided man with everything needed to conclude that He is the One Mighty God, the Creator and the Owner of everything in this universe. Contrary to the Christian doctrine that man is born sinner, Islam emphasizes that God forgave Adam, and every born baby on this Earth is pure, clean, and sinless. We do not inherit sins from anyone before us, not even Adam or Eve. This is what you would expect from a Just God. Why should we be punished for a crime that we did not commit, and we have nothing to do with it? In Islam, every newly born baby comes to this world with inherent submission to the One God. So if this baby were left alone without brainwashing him or her with atheistic or polytheistic ideas, he or she would grow up to be a Muslim. As man grows up, Allah provides him with a very special brain capable of discerning what is right and what is wrong. This gifted brain is also skillful of concluding that God is One if man just cares to look at the sky or look at himself. All the evidences are there if one cares to search for his Creator. However, if the search of one’s Creator takes a low priority in life, then one has only himself to blame. This is the accountability of human and the Justice of God.

The last two chapters prove without any doubt that God exists. However, one does not really need to understand the cosmic or biological Big Bang to believe in God. Any simple-minded person can arrive at the same conclusion by asking who, why, what, and how about the simple things that he encounters in his daily life. For example, why the world does not get very hot or very cold for people to perish by burning or by freezing. Who is adjusting the weather on Earth? Why trees come out after planting small seeds? What makes my heart beat? How can I face the frustration of life?

Religion is an integral part of our lives whether we like it or not. If we just understand that we are creatures of the Creator. If we just understand the responsibility of the Creator. If we just understand His unlimited bounty and His unlimited gifts that He bestowed on us. We live in His land. We eat His food. We drink His water. We breathe His air. We feel the warmth of His sun. In fact, we need Him in every step of this life. We need Him to make our life a little bit easier. We need Him to eliminate any hardship that we may face, or at least give us the patience to face the difficulties in this life and the belief in His justice if adversity persists. We need to be humble and thank Him for all His favors. And not just thank Him by words, but to actually feel that every part of our body is truly grateful.



[Next] [Table of Contents ]