Islam faith was completed for the benefit of all who will exist, until the final Day of Judgement.It is not a religion belonging to the Arabs, although Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, was an Arab, nor is it a religion for the Asian countries or the third world.Muslims exist in all continents and come from all races and ethnicities.There are Muslims in New York, Sydney, Cape Town and Berlin as well as Cairo, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.Muslims are as diverse as this magnificent planet.Islam is also not a religion that accepts part time or halfhearted commitment.Islam is a way of life; Islam is a holistic way of life.
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When God created the world He did not abandon it to instability and insecurity, quite the contrary, He sent guidance.He sent a rope, firm and steady, and by holding tightly to this rope an insignificant human being can achieve greatness and eternal peace.A Muslim strives to obey God’s commandments and does so by following God’s guide to life - the Quran, and the authentic teachings and traditions of Prophet Muhammad.
The Quran is a book of guidance and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad explain and in some cases expand on that guidance.Islam, as a complete way of life, stresses the importance of maintaining good health and offers the ways and the means to cope with ill health.The Quran is a book of wisdom.It is a book full of the wonder and glory of God, and a testament to His mercy and justice.
Through His infinite mercy, God has provided us with a holistic approach to life, one that covers all aspects, spiritual, emotional and physical.When God created humankind, He did so for one purpose – to worship Him.
“And I (God) created not the jinn and humankind, except to worship Me (Alone).” (Quran 51:56)
The comprehensiveness of Islam allows every aspect of life, from sleeping and washing, to praying and working, to be an act of worship.One who is truly submitted to God is grateful for the countless blessings in his or her life and wants to thank and praise God for His generosity, kindness and mercy.