How to properly understand Allahs Attributes – Abdur Raheem McCarthy
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How can we properly understand the Sefa the attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned in the Quran and mentioned in the sunnah of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I'm going to give you an very easy method to understand the Lord's attributes. Because we often hear different ways and different methods, which are very, very confusing and honestly don't make much sense. The only way we can properly understand the laws, names and attributes, is if we understand them, the way that the Senate, the early generation of this OMA the way they understood these attributes, and that is that we affirm and confirm that which Allah has affirmed to himself and the Quran, and that
which our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam affirmed to a more in his authentic sunnah in a way that is befitting with His Majesty Subhana wa Tada. We affirm like this, while staying away from four things we stay away from that set we which is to which is to interpretate or to change the meanings from their original and apparent meanings, and we stay away from secondly the tower to you, which is to deny these attributes for Allah subhanho wa taala.
Why because Allah subhanaw taala affirm them to himself in the Quran and the Prophet sallallahu sallam, they affirm these attributes to Allah subhanaw within his sunnah. So how can we come in we change these meanings from their apparent and clear meanings, and how can we deny them altogether? And then we stay away from the third thing that took effect, which is to say how or to discuss the or inquire into the true nature of these attributes. Why because Allah subhanaw taala didn't discuss how these attributes were in detail. And fourthly, we stay away from the term theme which is likening these attributes to that of the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala their theory of Ellison
or Gemma, it's a very easy out either and very simple way to understand attributes of Allah subhanaw taala