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Components of Shahadah (Faith) : Attributes of Allah (God)

15. What are the Sifat (Attributes) of Allah (God) in which a Muslim has to believe?
  The innumerable Qualities of Allah (God) [He is above seven Heavens,yet He has knowledge of every minor and major object in the universe, His Omnipotence (Obsolute control over everything), His Kindness, His Mercy, His Knowledge of everything etc].

16. Is Allah (God) the only Creator of the entire universe and everything in it?
  True

Such is Allah, your Lord, the Creator of all things there is no god but He: then how you are deluded away from the Truth!
Surah (Chaptre) al-Mu"min (The Believes) Qur-an 40:62


17. Why did Allah (God) create the universe?
 

No one knows about the schemes of Allah (God). Everything Allah (God) does is meaningful. No one has the wisdom to second-guess Allah (God). He has created us for His worship and test us for our deeds.

18. There are so many things in the universe does Allah (God) control everything?
 
Allah (God) is the Only Master and Owner of everything in this universe.Only Allah (God) has absolute controls over every thing. He has Powers no one can even imagine
19. Can Allah (God) cause this universe to cease?
 

Yes, Allah (God) alone is the Owner and Master of the universe. He has absolute Powers over everything and He alone can create or put an end to anything or everything whenever He wants. No one can challenge Him for anything He does.

20. Allah (God) has created everything in this universe but who has created Allah (God)?
 
No one, Allah (God) has always been there when nothing existed, He would always be there when everything would cease to exist

21. What should be said if this thought comes in the mind?
  Amantu Billah

22. No one but Allah (God) has to be worshipped
 

True

23. Does everything depend of Allah (God) for its survival?
 

Yes

24.
Contray to the Charistian belief of God having a son, Muslims believe that Allah (God) is beyond such relationships; He has no parents, children or family.
  True


No son did Allah beget, nor is there any god along with Him: (if there were many gods), behold, each god would have taken away what he had created, and some would have lorded it over others! Glory to Allah (He is free) from the (sort of) things they attribute to Him!
Surah (Chapter) al-Mu"minin (The Believers) Qur-an 23:91

25. Can any other thing or person share Allah (God)’s powers and controls?
  No, He does not need any partners for anything. Allah (God) alone controls everything


Say: "Praise be to Allah, Who begets no son, and has no partner in (His) dominion: nor (needs) He any to protect Him from humiliation: Yes, magnify Him for His greatness and glory!"
Surah (Chapter) Bani Isra’il (Children of Israel) Qur-an 17:111


26. How did then some Rusul (Messengers) of Allah (God) demonstrate miracles?
 
Those were the miracles of Allah (God), which His Rusul (Messengers) had shown to the world. No one can share Powers of Allah (God)

27. Did Allah (God) need Rusul (Messengers) to spread His Message?
 
No, Allah (God) does not need anyone for any of His needs. He is Self Sufficient. He had created right and wrong from the beginning. He chose His Rusul (Messengers) from various natisons to demonstrate the right deeds and warn against the wrong ones.

28. Allah (God) can never make a mistake.
  True. Only He is Perfect. He is above any mistakes or faults
29. Does Allah (God) ever take a rest?
 
No, contrary to the Christian belief Allah (God) does not require any rest. He never tires and he never requires any sleep

Allah! there is no god but Allah, He is the Living the Self-subsisting Eternal. No slumber can seize him nor sleep. His are all things in the heavens and on earth. Who is there can intercede in His presence except as He permits? He knows what (appears to his creatures as) before or after or behind them. Nor shall they compass aught of his knowledge except as He wills. His throne does extend over the heavens and the earth and He feels no fatigue in guarding and preserving them. For He is the Most High the Supreme (in glory).
Surah (Chapter) al-Baqarah (The Cow) Qur-an 2:255

 

30.
How serious a sin is to ask for help or guidance from any one else other than Allah (God)?
 

The worst possible sin is to take partners with Allah (God). He will never forgive it

Verily! Allah forgives not (the sin of) setting up partners (in worship) with Him, but he forgives whom He wills sins other than that, and whoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, has indeed strayed far away.
Surah (Chapter) an-Nisa" (The Women) Qur-an 4:116

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