‘Submission’ for World Peace
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earth gently, and when the ignorant speak to them, they only utter peace.
[33:48] Do not obey the disbelievers and the hypocrites, disregard their insults, and put your trust in GOD; GOD suffices as an advocate.
Submitting to God’s commandments is not for the faint-hearted. It takes courage to do the right thing, i.e., ‘Right in the eyes of God’. Obeying God’s laws in the face of adversity is what proves the strength of faith and serves to build character.
Appearances are deceiving. Extremists of today seem like they care and understand the plight of the common man they seemingly represent, but the truth of the matter is that they do nothing more than fulfill their own agenda at the cost of misguided masses that have forgone the capability to think or resources to fend for themselves. As a result, brainwashed throngs are swayed by their call.
[Quran 2:204-6] Among the people, one may impress you with his utterances concerning this life, and may even call upon GOD to witness his innermost thoughts, while he is a most ardent opponent. As soon as he leaves, he roams the earth corrupting, destroying properties and lives. GOD does not love corruption. When he is told, “Observe GOD,” he becomes arrogantly indignant. Consequently, his only destiny is Hell; what a miserable abode.
Submission is a religion of peace and those who promote violence or claim to be fighting God’s war are no more than wolves in the garb of sheep.
[5:15-16] O people of the scripture, our messenger has come to you to proclaim for you many things you have concealed in the scripture, and to pardon many other transgressions you have committed. A beacon has come to you from GOD, and a profound scripture. With it, GOD guides those who seek His approval. He guides them to the paths of peace, leads them out of darkness into the light by His leave, and guides them in a straight path.
Marvels of GOD
Part 2 (continued from Feb 2014)
[2:2] This scripture is infallible; a beacon for the righteous.
[55:13 ++] Which of your Lord’s Marvels can you deny?
This continues our examination of some of the marvels of God by analyzing more areas of knowledge contained in the Quran in light of modern education and science.
Physics: In recent times, modern science has discovered that it is possible to split even an atom. And very recently, i.e., this year’s Nobel prize for Physics was given to British scientist Peter Higgs and Belgian scientist Francois Anglert for producing the new discovery about atoms. Their research was widely called discovery of “God Particles.” But 1400 years ago God revealed this in His scripture.
[34:3] Those who disbelieve have said, "The Hour will never come to pass!" Say, "Absolutely―by my Lord―it will most certainly come to you. He is the Knower of the future. Not even the equivalent of an atom's weight is hidden from Him, be it in the heavens or the earth. Not even smaller than that, or larger (is hidden). All are in a profound record."
This verse refers to the Omniscience of God, His knowledge of all things, hidden or apparent. It then goes further and says that God is aware of everything, including what is smaller or bigger than an atom. Thus it becomes clear that it is possible for something smaller than an atom to exist, a fact discovered relatively recently.
Forensic Scienc: Sir Francis Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, was an English Victorian polymath, anthropologist, tropical explorer, geographer, statistician, proto-geneticist and psychometrician. He was knighted in 1909.
As an investigator of the human mind, he founded psychometrics (the science of measuring mental faculties) and differential psychology and the lexical hypothesis of personality. He devised a method for classifying fingerprints that proved useful in forensic science.
In a Royal Institution paper in 1888, Galton estimated the probability of two persons having the same fingerprint, and studied the heritability and racial differences in fingerprints. He wrote about the technique, identifying common patterns in fingerprints and devising a classification system that survives to this day. The method of identifying criminals by their fingerprints had been introduced in the 1860s by Sir William James Herschel in India.
[75:3-4] Does the human being think that we will not reconstruct his bones? Yes indeed; we are able to reconstruct his finger tip.
It is clear from the research of Sir Galton and specifically as mentioned in Quran that the finger tips of two persons are different.
Embryology: As recently as the 18th century, the prevailing notion in human embryology was preformation: the idea that semen contains an embryo — a preformed, miniature infant, or "homunculus" — that simply becomes larger during development. The competing explanation of embryonic development was originally proposed 2,000 years earlier by Aristotle. Much early embryology came from the work of the great Italian anatomists: Aldrovandi, Aranzio, Leonardo da Vinci, Marcello Malpighi, Gabriele Falloppio, etc. According to epigenesis, the form of an animal emerges gradually from a relatively formless egg. As microscopy improved during the 19th century, biologists could see that embryos took shape in a series of progressive steps, and epigenesis displaced preformation as the favoured explanation among embryologists.
In the 1980s Keith Moore worked with the Embryology Committee of King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia) on a comparative study of the Qur'an, and modern embryology. And after studying the following verses he was astonished.
[23:13-4] Subsequently, we reproduced him from a tiny drop, that is placed into a well protected repository. Then we developed the drop into a hanging (embryo), then developed the hanging (embryo) into a bite-size (fetus), then created the bite-size (fetus) into bones, then covered the bones with flesh. We thus produce a new creature. Most blessed is GOD, the best Creator.
He came to the conclusion that the descrip-
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