What if there is a meaning that can be paralleled with the reason for our existence?
What if there is a purpose that has been very clearly stated, which corresponds to the reason for our existence in the world?
And what if this cause and purpose could be the main driver of our productivity?
This is what Islam brings:
And (remember) when your Lord said to the Angel; “Indeed I want to make a caliph on earth”. They asked (about the wisdom of God’s decision by saying)
— Surah Al-Baqarah verse 30
specified by Allah for human beings:
To be a servant of God To become a government delegate or ruler on earth
Let’s take a closer look at both:
When we look at the first verse earlier where God Database says that he has created humans to worship Him.
We often understand the meaning of worship by performing an act during the day or following an order in our daily lives.
purpose of life
However, let’s look at the root of the word ya’budoon (the Arabic word used in the verse for the meaning of worship earlier).
The root word is ‘Abd which literally means “servant”.
This should make us realize that God created us not for us to worship Him playfully, but to worship Him as true servants.
What’s the difference?
A worshiper has a choice of when to worship and when not to worship, but a servant does not have a
A doer of worship has specific acts of worship.
Fasting, almsgiving prayer but a servant does all of these and adds to whatever his master asks
Slavery is eternal. Worship is not as permanent as slavery.
Many people dislike the term ‘slavery’ because it Europe Email sounds negative and prefer the use of the word ‘service’.
They feel that the word slavery is demeaning, let alone when viewed in its historical context.
However, I want us to understand that God calls us to a different kind of servitude: That is the slavery that binds us to Him and frees us from the shackles of worldly life.