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Submitters Perspective

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MASJID TUCSON United Submitters International

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Happiness is
Submission to God Alone

ISSN 1089-053X


Implore God

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righteous (25:74). Let us not be with the transgressing people (23:94). Let us not be oppressed by those who disbelieved (60:5), and grant us a decisive victory over the disbelieving people (7:89).

Our Lord, forgive us and our brethren who preceded us to the faith, and keep our hearts from harboring any hatred towards those who believed (59:10), and do not disgrace us on the Day of Resurrection (26:87). Let not our hearts waver after You have guided us, and shower us with Your mercy (3:8).

Our Lord, please answer our prayers. You are always near, responsive (14:40, 11:61).

[Eds. note: The political and religious oppression in the country where the author of this article lives makes us difficult for us to publish the author's name. We remind the following verses to these so called Muslim scholars and government officials who do not give people their God given religious freedom: Oppression is worse than murder.... (2:191) There shall be no compulsion in religion.... (2:256)]

When God Alone is Advocated, the Idol
Worshipers Band Together to it

With The advance of the Internet, the true Quranic message is spreading in cyberspace to every corner of the world. We are witnessing God's promise of producing a creature at the right time, and the computer seems to fit the description since it is declaring and exposing people's doubt in God's revelations (27:82).

Lately we are also witnessing another of the Quran's prophecy, as quoted in the title of this article, comes true. In the religion section of the Internet bulletin boards, people from the Sunni and Shi'a Muslims, as well as from Christian backgrounds often debate with each other. Although they have different beliefs and are mortal enemies of each other, they become united when it comes to opposing those who preach the worship of God alone. When God's servants post any message on the religion section of the computer bulletin boards, the idol worshippers immediately post back attacks and insults.

The following is a good example. A submitter posted a message to follow the Quran alone and to discard the Hadith as a source of religious guidance. Immediately, a Shi'ite Muslim attacked the original posting. Interestingly enough, a Sunni Muslim came to praise the Shi'ite. He wrote:

"You may hold the Shi'ite belief and I myself am a Sunni…. But one thing we have in common is to defend the honor, integrity and status of our Holy Prophet (SAW)."

This is inspite of the fact that discarding the Hadith and obeying the Quran alone is exactly what God and the prophet Muhammad would like the Muslims to do.

In another instance, a Christian who worships Jesus was told that Jesus was a human messenger just like all other messengers. The Quran informs us in verses 3:55 and 5:116 that Jesus is now dead and is not coming back. This person posted the following:

"I don't think the verb that you translate as TERMINATE actually means that. Other translations have 'gathered' or 'took'. I think that this is RK's translation and he does a lot of this sort of 'fill in the blanks' translating."

Upon which the Shi'ite Muslim complemented him and wrote: "Well said"