3-The Infinite Essence of god
3- THE INFINITE ESSENCE OF GOD
WE BELIEVE that He is an infinite existence in all respects, such as knowledge, power, everlasting. and pre-existence. Therefore He will not be contained in time and space, while He is in everywhere and at any time, for being above space/Time.
"It is He who is Allah in heavens and Allah on earth,
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and He is full of wisdom and knowledge."
THE HOLY QURØ·N - S43: 84
"And He is with you where ever you may be, and Allah sees all that you do."
THE HOLY QURØ·N - S 57: 4
Yes, He is nearer to us than ourselves. He is with our soul, and He is everywhere, and in the meanwhile,He has not a certain place:
"It was we who created man, and We know the promptings of his soul .... For We are nearer to him than his jugular vein."
THE HOLY QURØ·N - S 50: 16
"He is the first and the last, the visible and the invisible, and He has full knowledge of all things."
THE HOLY QURØ·N _ S 85: 15
Therefore if we read in the Holy QURØ·N that: `He is the owner of ARSH' (which means either throne or empyrean) or `He sat upon His throne'; or `His throne does extend over the heaven and earth;' none of these verses mean that He may have a certain place. (these are all metaphors) These are to express His
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sovereignty over every thing and every place. If we consider Him to have a certain place, we have limited Him by giving Him the attributes of His creatures, while we know that:- `nothing is like Him'. (Q - S 42: 11) And: there is none equal to Him! (Q - S 112: 4)