Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it.He is unique and exalted above everything He creates, and His greatness cannot be compared to His creation.Furthermore, He is the only one deserving of any worship and the ultimate purpose of all creation is to submit to Him.
This essentially captures the concept of God in Islam, which will be further elaborated in this pamphlet.) since it perfectly expresses His unique qualities.
God is the Creator and the Sustainer of the universe who created everything for a reason.
Muslims believe that He created humankind with a simple purpose – to worship Him.
He sent messengers to guide people in fulfilling this purpose.
Some of these messengers include Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad, peace be upon all of them.
They all taught a consistent message about God by affirming His greatness as the Creator and guiding people to worship Him alone.This basic concept has always resonated with people’s natural understanding of God.(Click here to learn more about prophets in Islam.) When the final prophet, Muhammad, peace be upon him (pbuh), was asked about God, the answer came directly from God in the holy book of Muslims, the Quran (also spelled ‘Koran’): “He is God: there is no god other than Him.It is He who knows what is hidden as well as what is in the open, He is the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy.He is God: there is no god other than Him, the Controller, the Holy One, Source of Peace, Granter of Security, Guardian over all, the Almighty, the Compeller, the Truly Great; God is far above anything they consider to be His partner.He is God: the Creator, the Originator, the Shaper. Everything in the heavens and earth glorifies Him: He is the Almighty, the Wise.” “God: there is no god but Him, the Ever Living, the Ever Watchful. All that is in the heavens and in the earth belongs to Him.