CAN WE ESTABLISH Direct Relationship with God OR NEED INTERMEDIATORIES ?
Asked by truth exposed, 04 Jan '12 12:11 pm
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The first part of the first sentence If you abide in Me - is telling you that the very first thing that God is wanting from you in order to be able to properly approach Him for prayer is for you to establish a very strong personal relationship with Him!Answered by Stone Heart, 04 Jan '12 12:15 pm
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Yes one can establish direct contact,no intermediatories are requiredAnswered by sushil trivedi, 04 Jan '12 12:15 pm
Through direct only one can develope relationship with God ":-))Answered by Twinkle Aurora, 04 Jan '12 12:12 pm
YES WE CAN AND WE SHOULD ...In other religions, even the ones which claim belief in "One God", people often approach God through an intermediary, such as a saint, an angel, the Virgin Mary or Jesus. However, it is only in Islam that a person is required only to pray to God. Some people also nullify a truly proper and direct relationship with Almighty God by mistakenly believing that they have a special relationship with Him simply because they are members of a certain ethnic group, tribe or "chosen people". Additionally, in Islam there are no priests or clergy -- each worshipper, man or woman, has a direct relationship with their Merciful Creator -- Almighty God. Since God is the Owner and Sustainer of everything, as well as the only one who can provide true and complete forgiveness, it is completely futile to try to approach Him through anyone else. According to the teachings of Islam, praying to or worshipping anything or anyone besides Almighty God is the greatest sin a person can ...moreAnswered by hazir jawab, 04 Jan '12 12:11 pm