This is a rebuttal to an article posted by believers portal. Read the article here
Islam according to the Quran teaches love and compassion for every human being, no matter their religion, tribe, colour or race, either male, female, young, old, short, tall, white or black.
Islam is a religion revealed to mankind through the Prophets from time to time with the intention of presenting a peaceful life where the infinite compassion and mercy of Allah on us.
Allah says ;
“O You who believe! Enter absolutely into peace (Islam). Do not follow in the footsteps of satan. He is an outright enemy to you.” – Surah Baqarah 2:208
Islam in every aspect has taught us how to relate with people, either they do Good to us or Bad. Allah says ;
“The servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they say words of peace.
Surah Al-Furqan 25:63
Polytheists nowadays insult Islam, Allah & the noble Messager (PBUH), saying all sorts of unreliable and realistic accusations indeed they have disbelieved.
Allah says ” So turn aside from them and say words of peace, but soon they are going to know.
Surah Az-Zukhruf 43:89
Islam teaches doing good to one another, Only a heart that do good or receive good can be at rest in this world and with Islam, then the person can feel peacefully minded in the Akhirah.
Allah says: “And spend of your substance in the cause of Allah, and make not your own hands contribute to (your) destruction; but do good; for Allah loveth those who do good”
Surah Baqarah 2:195
In Islam, followers of Islam are not allowed to force the religion upon anyone as there is no compulsion in religion.
“Laaa ikraaha fid deeni”
“Let there be no compulsion in religion” Qur’an 2:256
“Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The Prophet never forced the religion upon anyone, but rather he only fought those who waged war against him and fought him first.
ISIS in any form does not represent Islam, they are against the teachings of Islam (Both the Quran and Sunnah). In the middle eastern countries, like Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Syria, ISIS has executed more than 10,000 people including women and children.
Allah says: “Whoever kills a Soul, it would have been as if he killed the whole mankind” – Quran 5:32
Islam is peace.
When you know Islam,
You know life,
You know peace,
You discover eternity.
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Johnson Abdul Azeez Ayomide reporting for @ knowislam.com.ng