While at the same time, it also came to and for all of humanity collectively.
And the Qur’an has been waiting for you ever since to come to it and find and claim the answers that it has been holding for you. In the expectation that you will come.
Qur’an is not a Muslim book, as so many Muslims and others mistakenly claim, that may be just for and by the Muslims.
The Qur’an is a purely divine book that directly addresses every human being on earth, regardless of their race, religion or birthplace.
And that includes you.
And the Qur’an has the best answers anyone will find on any question on any subject at any time or place.
Muhammad, may God bless him, not only preached the Qur’an, he also set up a whole civilization based on the noble teachings of the Qur’an.
And on the eternal and universal truth of No God but God that Abraham, Moses and Jesus, may God bless them all, preached and practiced.
It is that truth that is called Islam.
Islam is a name God himself chose for that message. It is not a name that Muslims picked for it.
It is not a name picked by a committee of learned people, ancient or modern.
Islam is the divinely chosen name for the message of “No God but God!” that was taught by Abraham, Moses and Jesus, may God bless them All!
And that was then taught finally and for all time to come by Muhammad, may God bless him.
Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam!
Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, try and connect these four dots of Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad (God bless them all!) and then connect these four most blessed names to their core message of “No God but God!”
You do that and you are on your way to finding the answers you were looking for all your life.
So, Islam then is exactly what you have been searching. It is the home you have been missing and looking for, maybe, all your life.
Welcome home, stranger!
Welcome to Islam!
Welcome to Islam that God himself designed for you. And that he designed for everyone of us.
Open the door and enter! Enter in peace and joy. And enter with tranquility in your mind and your soul.
And taste the coolness and comfort of being in sync with what God meant you to be: a Muslim, a true and sincere believer in him.
For that is what Islam is: peace in you and peace around you.
It is the quiet joy of knowing you are on the path that God chose for you.
Peace that comes from believing in God and loving him.
It is peace that comes from loving God and all of humanity – and all of his creation – with all your heart, mind and soul.
Open the door of Islam then, Ladies and Gentlemen, and enter.
And never stop asking questions!
Your God doesn’t want you to stop asking questions. And he doesn’t want you to stop looking for answers.
For, that is Islam.
Again, welcome home, Ladies and Gentlemen!
Welcome to Islam!
And welcome to the new freedom and excitement of forever asking questions and looking for answers, just as God Almighty wants us all to do.
And welcome to the prospects of finding the most intriguing if not the most satisfactory answers to your questions!
Answers you may never have thought you will find!
© 2011 Syed Husain Pasha
Dr. Pasha is an educator and scholar of exceptional
talent, training and experience. He can be reached at DrSyedPasha [at]
AOL [dot] com or www.IslamicSolutions.com.