How to Avoid Idol Worship

One of the definitions of idol worship is to think that something independent of God has the ability to harm or benefit us. [5:76] Say, "Would you worship beside GOD powerless idols who can neither harm you, nor benefit you? GOD is Hearer, Omniscient." قُلْ أَتَعْبُدُونَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَمْلِكُ لَكُمْ ضَرًّا وَلَا نَفْعًا … Continue reading How to Avoid Idol Worship

The Places of Worship Belong to God Alone

One of the clear commandments in the Quran is to never associate any partners with God. [4:36] You shall worship GOD alone—do not associate anything with Him... وَاعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَلَا تُشْرِكُوا بِهِ شَيْئًا Sadly such a simple commandment is at odds with most people who self identify as Muslims. Proof of this is that in almost … Continue reading The Places of Worship Belong to God Alone

Drowned Out Voices

One of the criticisms that the Quran receives from people who are unaware is that it at times appears to jump between two unrelated topics, but upon further analysis by God's leave, we are able to understand the connection which was overlooked. An example of this is in the following passages. In the first set … Continue reading Drowned Out Voices