Ashraf Schneider – Who is God in Islam

Ashraf Schneider
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the concept of God as being without equal power and praiseworthy. They explain that individuals who meet three primary criteria for success cannot claim to divinity and that anyone who doesn't meet these criteria cannot be considered God. The speaker also mentions a two-part series on learning about God within the Abrahamic faiths.
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in his lung, God is He has power of all things. He who and compasses all things in his knowledge, the one to whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the floor, he is ever self sufficient and praiseworthy. God is thus fundamentally conceived of as all powerful, all knowing, and self sufficient. We believe that anything or anyone who does not meet these three primary criteria can thus be discounted from any claim to divinity, which makes sense, as we know God is without equal. For instance, if there was something in front of you that people say this is God, but that thing is not all powerful, not all knowing and not self sufficient. It cannot be God, right?

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Because as soon as something is not maximally perfect, that thing is not almighty.

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Well, Muslims that's accepting even celebrate Jesus, peace and blessings be upon him as a messenger of God. We do not believe that Jesus can be God, for the simple reason that he was not all powerful. He was not all knowing, and he was not self sufficient. Make sense? If you want to learn more about God within the three major Abrahamic faiths, please stay tuned for a two part series in which we will be discussing the concept of God. May the Almighty bless you with goodness does aka

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