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Universe and Choice Allah (TWT)7 created the whole universe on the basis of choice. There are creatures that had the option to choose only once and their choice was to be oppressed. And there are others who have chosen to be given the right of successive choice so that each of them would have the freedom of choice throughout his life (Al-Hayat Al-Donya8). There are Angels that Allah did not inform us about how they have been created. They glorify Allah day and night and they never disobey what Allah has decreed. As Allah (Gal Galaloh) says <<They (the angels) glorify His Praises night and day, they never slacken (to do so)>> Ayah 20 from Surat Al-Anbiya’a And Allah (SWT) also says <<(angels) who disobey not, (from executing) the Commands they receive from Allah, but do that which they are commanded>> Ayah 6 from surat At-Tahrim Those are the angels that Allah (SWT) keeps in charge for whatever He wills throughout the universe. There is an angel in charge of every single thing in the universe according to the Will of Allah (Galla Galaloh). Among those angels are the Lifters of the Throne and the ones nearest to Al-Haqq9 (SWT). There are also the uppermost angels, the angels of death, the angels that are in charge of man, like Al-Hafaza Al-Keram10 who write down man’s acts, and many other angels. All creatures except man and Al-Jin11 have deliberately chosen to be oppressed. If we read what Al-Haqq (SWT) says, << Truly, We did offer Al-Amanah (the Trust) to the heavens, and the earth, and the mountains, but they declined to bear it and were afraid of it, but man bore it. Verily, he was unjust (to himself) and ignorant (of its results)>> Ayah 72 from surat Al-Ahzab Then we will know that the heavens, the earth, the mountains and all other creatures were offered Al-Amanah, which is the freedom of choice. That is they were offered to be free to choose and to be able to obey or disobey. But all 7

TWT: Tabarak wa Ta’alah; praise to Allah pronounced in Arabic language. Al-Hayat Al-Donia: Arabic pronounced word meaning this life we are living. 9 Al-Haqq: Arabic pronounced name of Allah meaning the Truth. 10 Al-Hafaza Al-Keram: Arabic pronounced name for the angels that writes down man’s good and bad deeds in a book. 11 Al-Jin: Arabic name for creatures that are invisible to man. Satin is one of Al-Jin. 8

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Fate & Destiny  

AL-QADAA &amp; AL-QADAR By Mohamed Metwalli Al-Sha’rawii www.islambasics.com 2 Fate and Destiny (Al-Qadaa wa Al-Qadar) Allah (SWT They also...