Presentation on theme: "Aqeedah/Belief Basics. 1. What is Tawheed? 2. What is the purpose of Our Creation? 3. How do we achieve that purpose?"— Presentation transcript:
1. What is Tawheed? 2. What is the purpose of Our Creation? 3. How do we achieve that purpose?
4. Why does Allah(swt) send prophets? 5. What do the prophets teach? 6. What is Taghut?
Reason for Sending Prophets “And We sent no Messenger before you but We revealed to him: There is no true god but I; so worship Me alone.” (Al-Anbiyaa’, 21:25) And verily, We have sent among every Ummah (community, nation) a Messenger (proclaiming): “Worship Allah (Alone), and avoid (or keep away from) Taghut (all false deities, etc. i.e. do not worship Taghut besides Allah).” Then of them were some whom Allah guided and of them were some upon whom the straying was justified. So travel through the land and see what was the end of those who denied (the truth). (16:36)
7.What is the reason for revealing Books? 8.What is wahy? 9.Name the four books from Allah (swt)?
10.What is the difference between a believer and a non believer? 11.Who has created the believers and who has created the disbelievers?
12.What is the fruit of Tawheed? 13.What is peace and what is contentment? 14.What do we have in our lives and what will we get in the hereafter. Compare- Give 5 examples. Which is better?
Following Tawheed is a Cause of Peace and Contentment in this Life and in the Hereafter. “Those who believe and whose hearts find comfort in the remembrance of Allah; surely, it is the remembrance of Allah that hearts can find comfort.” (Ar-Ra’d, 13:28)
15.What is the first call in Qur’an for us?
First Call that we have been Commanded to Do “O mankind! Worship your Lord Who created you and those before you, that you may guard against evil.” (Al-Baqarah, 2:21) This is the first commandment that occurs in the Quran. The Messenger (saw) said to Mu’aadh ibn Jabal, when he (saw) sent him to Yemen: “So let the first thing you call them to, be the testimony that none has the right to be worshipped except Allah.” And in another narration: “…that they worship Allah alone.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)
16.What is Allah’s (swt) right upon us? 17.What is our right upon Allah (swt)?
Right of Allah Over Us The Prophet (saw) said, “O Mu’aadh! Do you know what Allah’s Right upon His slaves is?” I said, “Allah and His Apostle know best.” The Prophet said, “To worship Him (Allah) Alone and to join none in worship with Him (Allah). Do you know what their right upon Him is?” I replied, “Allah and His Apostle know best.” The Prophet said, “Not to punish them (if they do so).” (Related by Al-Bukhari: Vol.9, Bk. 93, No.470)
18.What will take us to Paradise?
Forgives All Sins; Prevents Fire of Hell “A man who never did any good deed, said that if he died, his family should burn him and throw half the ashes of his burnt body in the earth and the other half in the sea, for by Allah, if Allah should get hold of him, He would inflict such punishment on him as He would not inflict on anybody among the people. But Allah ordered the sea to collect what was in it (of his ashes) and similarly ordered the earth to collect what was in it (of his ashes). Then Allah said (to the recreated man), ‘Why did you do so?’ The man replied, ‘For being afraid of You, as You know. ‘So Allah forgave him.” (Al- Bukhari:Vol. 9, Book 93, No. 597)
19.What is the opposite of Tawheed? 20.Which is the greatest sin?
Dangers of Its Opposite (Shirk) “Surely, Allah will not forgive that a partner be associated with Him; but He will forgive whatever is short of that to whomsoever He pleases. And whoso associates partners with Allah has indeed devised a very great sin.” (An-Nisaa, 4:48)
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