Tag: Divine Determining Series

Divine Determining – Part 22

Divine Determining – Part 22

“The conditions we suppose to be life are only the minute in which we are. All the time previous to the present minute and the things of the world within that time are dead in the present minute. And all the time subsequent to the present minute and all it contains are non-existent in it. […]

By December 24, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 21

Divine Determining – Part 21

“Even the greatest pleasure is reduced to nothing by monotony.” “We do not like ignorance. But only through the existence of ignorance that we realize the beauty in learning.” We need to use our freewill to get pleasure from the awareness of our existence. If we do not exercise our freewill with utmost consciousness, then […]

By December 17, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 20

Divine Determining – Part 20

“Give one of the hands of that will of yours to supplication, so that it may reach Paradise, a fruit of the chain of good deeds, and stretch to eternal happiness. And give its other hand to the seeking of forgiveness, so that it may be short for evil deeds.” Being aware of what is […]

By December 10, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 19

Divine Determining – Part 19

Almighty God, the Absolutely Wise One, made that weak and partial will a condition for the connection of His universal will. He, in effect says: “My creature! What you choose with your will, I will create it for you as long as you follow my order of creation. In which case the responsibility is yours!” […]

By December 3, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 17

Divine Determining – Part 17

Open the link below for the second half of the recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Stt_7GaVjv4 If we think of the absence of human choice, then we have to think of the absence of act of creation because human beings choose and God creates what they have chosen. It is important to pay attention to the above statement so […]

By November 19, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 10

Divine Determining – Part 10

“Human Beings are connected with the whole universe. They have infinite aims and desires. But since their power, will and freedom are insufficient to meet a millionth of these desires, it may be understood how awesome is the burden of distress they bear.” Do we really feel that we are connected with the whole universe? […]

By September 24, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 9

Divine Determining – Part 9

Divine Determining seems to be binding us down, negating our freedom. Does it not? My responsibility is to investigate existence and reach a conclusion with regards to it For example, I can either be upset at an injustice or choose to be ignorant If you are able to use your fingers, you are responsible as […]

By September 17, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 8

Divine Determining – Part 8

What we observe in the world: The particles, which are lifeless, deaf, blind, unconscious, and similar to one another, are in motion in their growth and development. We are used to thinking that living beings are developing from ‘live cells’ Cells, comprised of minute particles are GIVEN life The particle itself has no life at […]

By September 10, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 7

Divine Determining – Part 7

Methodology: Read verses by taking into consideration the entire context of the Quran instead of restricting it to a specific historical context. Verse #1: وَقُلِ الْحَقُّ مِن رَّبِّكُمْ فَمَن شَاء فَلْيُؤْمِن وَمَن شَاء فَلْيَكْفُرْ  “And say, “The truth is from your Lord, so whoever wills – let him believe; and whoever wills – let him […]

By September 3, 2014 Read More →
Divine Determining – Part 6

Divine Determining – Part 6

Divine determining is the Divine’s responsibility. My responsibility is within the realm of my free choice Do not confuse these two realms 048.023 “It is the law of God which has taken course aforetime. And you will never find any change in God’s law.” As far as God’s Absolute Power is concerned, it encompasses everything […]

By August 27, 2014 Read More →