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Old 12-22-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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so, your main problem is that "the (al) god (ilah) looks similar
I'm simply saying "Allah" is not a proper name. Like John, James, Frank, Todd, etc. It is a created word put together from 2 Arabic words.
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:22 PM
 
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I'm simply saying "Allah" is not a proper name. Like John, James, Frank, Todd, etc. It is a created word put together from 2 Arabic words.
Arab christians and Jews call their ( and our) Lord Allah.

It's well-known that our creator, God can be called Allah.
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:31 PM
 
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Arab christians and Jews call their ( and our) Lord Allah.

It's well-known that our creator, God can be called Allah.
They do, and you can.
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:39 PM
 
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They do, and you can.
sure
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:28 PM
 
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I agree with Wallisdj.

Besides how all powerful can this "Allah" be? He needs to use mere mortals to kill and win wars for him, after all. Sounds pretty weak to me...

I'd rather side with Mighty Mouse.
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:58 PM
 
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I agree with Wallisdj.

Besides how all powerful can this "Allah" be? He needs to use mere mortals to kill and win wars for him, after all. Sounds pretty weak to me...

I'd rather side with Mighty Mouse.
Can anyone escape death and live forever ?

In the name of Allah Most Gracious,most Merciful
"We have created you;why will you not believe?Have you seen that which you emit?Is it you who create it or are We the Creator? We have decreed death for you and We are not to be prevented from replacing you by others like yourselves or transforming you into beings you know not.You certainly know your first creation,why then do you not take heed?
Do you see that which you sow?Is it you who cause it to grow?Or are We the cause?If we will ,We could make it chaff,leaving you regretful:saying."We have suffered great loss .Indeed, we are deprived"Consider the water which you drink ?Is it you who bring it down from clouds, or is it We?If We will ,We could make it salty.Why then are you not grateful?And instead of thanking God for his provisions,you disbelieve.When the soul reaches the throat,and that moment you are looking on,but We are nearer to him than you,but you see not.If you are exempt from reckoning,restore your soul if you are truthful.The Holy Quran
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:15 PM
 
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Can anyone escape death and live forever ?

In the name of Allah Most Gracious,most Merciful
"We have created you;why will you not believe?Have you seen that which you emit?Is it you who create it or are We the Creator? We have decreed death for you and We are not to be prevented from replacing you by others like yourselves or transforming you into beings you know not.You certainly know your first creation,why then do you not take heed?
Do you see that which you sow?Is it you who cause it to grow?Or are We the cause?If we will ,We could make it chaff,leaving you regretful:saying."We have suffered great loss .Indeed, we are deprived"Consider the water which you drink ?Is it you who bring it down from clouds, or is it We?If We will ,We could make it salty.Why then are you not grateful?And instead of thanking God for his provisions,you disbelieve.When the soul reaches the throat,and that moment you are looking on,but We are nearer to him than you,but you see not.If you are exempt from reckoning,restore your soul if you are truthful.The Holy Quran
Muslim, I could not understand all of that because the way it is written is so confusing. Could you please simplify it for us.
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:28 PM
 
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Muslim, I could not understand all of that because the way it is written is so confusing. Could you please simplify it for us.
You're kidding right, hiker. They just copy and paste from their holy book . . . no thought or interpreting involved.
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:56 PM
 
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Muslim, I could not understand all of that because the way it is written is so confusing. Could you please simplify it for us.


Well thankx for asking and I will do my best to explain the meaning of the verses

In the name of Allah Most Gracious,most Merciful
"We have created you;why will you not believe?
(God is saying that he created you and asking why you don't believe because he created your from a semen to a complete human)

Have you seen that which you emit?
(Think about your creating process and how you were just a semen which God created).

Is it you who create it or are We the Creator?
(Do you humans create this semen or God is the creator)

We have decreed death for you and We are not to be prevented from replacing you by others like yourselves or transforming you into beings you know not.
(God made death as a power over all of us humans.And he can transfigure you and I and create you AND I in (forms) that you know not because he is the one who created you.)

You certainly know your first creation,why then do you not take heed?
(God is saying that remember your first creation and how he created you from Semen to Human)

Do you see that which you sow?Is it you who cause it to grow?Or are We the cause?If we will ,We could make it chaff,leaving you regretful:saying."We have suffered great loss.
(Consider everything around you without God power,how would it be ?

Consider the water which you drink ?Is it you who bring it down from clouds, or is it We?
(God is saying that without his power.Can we make the rain comes to us by our own power.

If We will ,We could make it salty.Why then are you not grateful?
(If God wanted he could made it salty and then we humans won't be able to live)

And instead of thanking God for his provisions,you disbelieve.
(Even though God gave u everything and his signs,people still disbeleive)

When the soul reaches the throat,and that moment you are looking on,but We are nearer to him than you,but you see not.If you are exempt from reckoning,restore your soul if you are truthful.

(This is the moment of death when the person knows the reality and the purpose of life)And if u truly have power,then stop the death and restore your soul if you could)It means don't die if u can)
The nople Quran

I hope this help.Thankx again
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Old 01-01-2011, 04:22 AM
 
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They have not appraised Allah with true appraisal, while the earth entirely will be [within] His grip on the Day of Resurrection, and the heavens will be folded in His right hand. Exalted is He and high above what they associate with Him.
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