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Mr. Plato you are using wisdom to deny the truth

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Submitted by Masood (United States), Dec 7, 2008 at 03:20

Mr. Plato.. You quoted following versus from Quran.

34:82;83

82. [Iblîs (Satan)] said: "By Your Might, then I will surely mislead them all,

83. "Except Your chosen slaves amongst them (faithful, obedient, true believers of Islâmic Monotheism)."

One pagan came to the Caliph Ali and asked him, "you Muslims believe that God has already written in a tablet ( safe and enclosed ) about everything which is going to be happened till doom's day. So what about our will. Are we not just like puppets acting to what has been mentioned in that tablet? The Muslim caliph Ali said, no, we have free will to one limit. The Pagan asked, then how much we have free will? Ali said to that man to lift his leg up. When he had lifted his leg, the Caliph asked him to lift his other leg. He said that he can not. Ali said, that to this extent you are free to do so and to other extent, you are not free.

Mr. Plato, if you jump into a well and start praying, Oh, Bhagwan, save me. Bhagwan or Allah is not going to save you. Because, God has blessed humans with a capability to make decisions, to distinguish between good and bad. Following bad path we can not expect and can not have good results. If, we do not read our concerned books of syllabus, we can not get good marks no matter what how much we pray to God. At first, our attempt in the light of wisdom given to us by God which tells us that out of two ways, we have to select good path (against devil enticing who is free to entice but not able to entice those persons who follow only God path of goodness using their free will).

God created devil but the same God created human as superior creature of all other creatures with a capability to distinguish between right and wrong, good and evil. God knows everything about future and results of human attempts towards good and evil but it is also written in tablet( enclosed ) that this man used Plato wisdom to worship God through different stones( as enticed by devil and mixed his way of worship with idol worship) instead the correct way of getting close to God, told by different messengers and prophets time by time. God also knows that this man first made pictures, then idols of great men and some beneficial and dreadful creatures and then took them as a medium to reach God. And due to further enticing of devil, started worshiping them as God ignoring the truth and instead accepting truth started doubting about the God revelation.

Mr. Plato, as a father I provide everything to my kids but my kids start appreciating their

Neighbor that he is providing everything to them. So, what would be my reaction?

038.082 83
YUSUFALI: (Iblis) said: "Then, by Thy power, I will put them all in the wrong,- "Except Thy Servants amongst them, sincere and purified (by Thy Grace)."

Yes but the key to this was:

"Except Thy Servants amongst them, sincere and purified (by Thy Grace)."<<

Mr. Plato, As I grew up I started taking bath each day. Now, if I try to ever ignore, my habit itself forces me to take shower. Same thing with those who smoke.

God says if anybody comes to Him one step, He comes to that person ten steps. But, if anybody distances away from Him one step, God distances away one step only. So, following goodness, using our wisdom, we become closer and closer to God Almighty that devil can not entice us.

How do YOU decide that is the key? I would have thought that Satan's statement by Thy power is the key, because as always it is Allah's power that is the key.

God has let loose devil with certain powers but with a proud that those persons ( as God already knows ) will not follow him who use their wisdom to get more and more closer to God. As they try to get close to GOD by following His teachings God showers more and more blessings on them and gives them happiness in this world but reward them in hereafter also.

THANKS....continuous

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