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Should we love Allah or fear Him?

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Asked by truth exposed, 13 Nov '12 11:30 am
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In the religion of Islam, love and fear of Allah are proportional. A believer who fears the torture of Allah takes refuge in His compassion just like a child who fears his mothers slap and takes shelter in the bosom of her. Allah states in the Quran that He will torment people regarding some issues. It is in order to make them gain high positions and enter Paradise and avoid committing forbidden deeds. It is exactly like the attitude of a father who, for the sake of his child and his future, arranges a convenient place for his child who does not study in order to make him study and during his childs upbringing period, in order that his child will not become miserable in the future who scolds and scares his child and if necessary slaps his child who is addicted to playing...

Besides, Allah informs Muslims after those torture verses that He is extremely forgiving and merciful and those who repent and correct their behaviors will be exceptional from this threat in order that they will ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 13 Nov '12 11:42 am

 
  
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In the religion of Islam, love and fear of Allah are proportional. A believer who fears the torture of Allah takes refuge in His compassion just like a child who fears his mothers slap and takes shelter in the bosom of her. Allah states in the Quran that He will torment people regarding some issues. It is in order to make them gain high positions and enter Paradise and avoid committing forbidden deeds. It is exactly like the attitude of a father who, for the sake of his child and his future, arranges a convenient place for his child who does not study in order to make him study and during his childs upbringing period, in order that his child will not become miserable in the future who scolds and scares his child and if necessary slaps his child who is addicted to playing...

Besides, Allah informs Muslims after those torture verses that He is extremely forgiving and merciful and those who repent and correct their behaviors will be exceptional from this threat in order that they will ...more
Answered by anil garg, 15 Nov '12 12:24 pm

 
  
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If you have done wrong you can pray for forgiveness and atone for your sins but be also prepared for retribution. However, there is more to gain if you love Allah for it is quite possible that He may forgive you and reward you the way only He can !
Answered by syed ilyas, 13 Nov '12 11:56 am

 
  
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