O people of all religions, let us all agree on one reasonable principle:
that we will worship none other than God; that we will never set up any idols besides Him, and will never set up any human beings as lords besides God. [Quran 3:64]
The Jews, Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, etc., have one thing in common: they all believe in God.
The only thing that creates differences, and fights, among them is their identification with THE HUMAN FACTORS, such as Muhammad, Jesus, Mary, Imams, Saints, etc. Implied statements like, "My Muhammad is better than your Jesus" are the root of all hatred and wars among the followers of various religions.
Ironically, the human factors themselves, who are being idolized by the various groups, never wanted to be idolized. They preached one and the same
message: "You shall worship God ALONE." They specifically enjoined their followers from idolizing them.
"Hear, 0 Israel! The Lord our God is one God! Therefore, you shall worship the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. [Deuteronomy 6:4-5]
None of those who call me "Lord" will enter the kingdom of God but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. When that day comes, many will plead with me, "Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? Have we not exorcised demons by its power? Did we not do many miracles in your name?"
Then I will declare to them solemnly, "I never knew you. Out of my sight, you evildoers!" [Matthew 7:21-23]
Jesus then said: "Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Rather, go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God!’” [John 20:17]
Who are more evil than those who idolize beside God creatures who do not respond to them until the Day of Resurrection, and are totally unaware of their calls. When the people are summoned (on the Day of Judgment), they will be their enemies, and will disown their idolatry. [Quran 46:5-6]
The logical conclusion towards unifying all people is to devote ourselves to our Creator. We all recognize God as the Creator, Provider and Sustainer of the universe. This is the common ground on which we stand. Should we not then come to this vital agreement among us to unify humanity on the basis of this common ground?
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