Who are the Servants of God (Muslim)?
The Arabic word for Servant of God is Muslim. We believe everyone is born a Servant of God but their environment makes them otherwise.
Why do Servants of God call God Allah?
“Allah,” literally means in Arabic: The One and Only Deity. Arabic speaking Jews and Christians also call God Allah.
What do Servants of God call their way of Living?
Servants of God call their way of Life “Serene compliance”. The Arabic word for this way of life is Al-Islam. Al-Islam is Serene Compliance to the Will of God. Islam is derived from the Arabic word “Salaam”, meaning “peace or serenity”.
What are the Servants of God Holy Book?
The Primary Source of the Servants of God Faith is the Quran.
What is the Qur’an?
The Qur’an is the continuation and seal of previous revelation of God that came to earlier servants of God known and unknown such as, Abraham, David, Jacob, Moses, and Jesus (May God peace and blessings be upon them all). The Qur’an as the last revealed Scripture from God represents the source of Divine guidance for every Servant of God. The Quran literally means that which is often recited. God calls the verses in The Quran ‘signs’ and chapters a ‘degree or step’, by which we mount up. The Quran, aids mankind in identifying the Heavenly way (the path & way to God) from the cursed path that leads to personal & spiritual misery.
Who is God?
God teaches us who He is in the Quran. Below please find Degrees (Chapters) & Signs (Verses) that appear as numbers separated by a semicolon, to learn of how God describes himself.
God is He, there is no other god, the Sovereign, the Holy One, the Source of Peace, the Guardian of Faith, the Preserver of Safety, the Exalted in Might, the Irresistible, the Supreme. Glory be to God, High is He above the partners they attribute to Him. He is God, the Creator, the Guardian Evolver, the Bestower of Forms. To Him belong the most beautiful names. Whatever is in the heavens and on earth, declares His praises and glory, and He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.
Say, “O my servants who have transgressed against their souls, do not despair of the mercy of God, for God forgives all sins, for He is Oft- Forgiving, Mercifully Redeeming.”
Who is Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?
God with his love for mankind has chosen a noble servant in Muhammad the Prophet (Peace be upon Him) to deliver us to a path of serenity. Muhammad the Prophet (Peace be upon him) was born in Mecca, the holiest city to Islam in Arabia in the year 570 or in the 6th century.
God tells us in the Quran that:
We have not sent you (Muhammad the Prophet) except as a universal messenger to humanity, giving them good news, and warning them against harmful deeds, but most people do not understand.
How does one become a Servant of God (Muslim)?
To become a Servant of God, one must make a public testimony that “there is no deity but the one God), and Muhammed (Peace be upon him) is the Messenger of God.” The Arabic word for the public testimony is called the Shahadatain.
What are the Five pillars that encourages Serene Compliance to the Will of God?
Belief in One God (Allah), Pray five times a day to the One God, Fasting in the Month of Ramadan, Charity-giving called Zakat to those in need, and perform the Pilgrimage at least once to the Sacred House (Kaba) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia which was built by Prophet Abraham (Peace be upon him).
God teaches in the Quran:
Do you not see that God has subjected to your use, all things in the heavens and on earth, and has made his bounties flow to you in exceeding measure, both seen and unseen? Yet there are among humanity those who dispute about God, without knowledge and without guidance, and without a book to enlighten them.
Servants of God (Muslims) live everywhere?
Servants of God live on every continent. 30 percent of Servants of God live in the Indian subcontinent; 20 percent in Sub-Sahara Africa, 17 percent in Southeast Asia, 18 percent in the Arab world, 10 percent in the states of the former Soviet Union/Russia. There is a significant Servant of God population in China, Latin America and Australia.
What else do Servants of God believe?
Servants of God believe in all the prophets from God, from Adam down through the chain of prophets to Muhammed (Peace be Upon him), the Last. Servants of God believe in all the Scriptures that the Prophets came with from God. Servants of God believe in the Angels, the most notable in the Qur’an being Jibril (Garbiel). Servants of God believe in Life after Death or the Restoration. Servants of God believe in the Day of Accountability, when every soul will stand before God to assess our earthly life to determine our compensation.