A sincere appeal to all Muslims around the world: Stop violence & promote peace
Dear brothers and sisters,
Assalamu alikum (peace be upon you). As we everybody can see, in the name of Islam, Muslims are quite badly divided throughout the world. As we know, Islam is divided into two major branches, Shia and Sunni Islam. Both Shia and Sunni Islam are again subdivided into hundreds of groups and sects. This is really very sad and unfortunate.
So many Muslims are being brutally killed every year just due to that sectarian violence even though we all believe in Allah (God), believe in prophet Muhammad and all other prophets and messengers of God. We also believe all other basic aspects of Islam such as angel, divine scriptures etc. In the holy Quran Allah says very clearly and repeatedly:
“Surely, those who believe, those who are Jewish, the Christians, and the converts; anyone who (1) believes in GOD, and (2) believes in the Last Day, and (3) leads a righteous life, will receive their recompense from their Lord. They have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve [The Quran 2:62].”
Allah is not saying that if someone does not pray 5-times in a day will go to hell or if someone would not fast during the month of Ramadan will go to hell etc. And surely we are not in a position to send anybody in hell based on one’s particular religious belief. God can only decide who will go to hell and who will not.
God also dislikes sectarian division very much:
Those who divide themselves into sects do not belong with you. Their judgment rests with GOD, then He will inform them of everything they had done [The Quran 6:159].
We think it may never be possible for all Muslims around the globe to be united (as all Muslims were once united under the leadership of Prophet Muhammad) but at least can we be bit kind and merciful to each other and do not kill each other in the name of Allah or whatsoever?
Everybody should realize that religion is very complicated thing because mainly religion is a matter of belief (obviously this is the main reason for so many confusion and divisions) without any direct proof. Therefore, can we be bit humble instead of trying to prove that “I am right and rest of the world is wrong?”
Kindly stop all kind of violence, beheading, killing, hatred, rude behavior, and war in the name of Allah. Allah is the most kind and most merciful One; He never likes violence, beheading, killing, hatred, etc. Please try to understand the true message of prophet Muhammad. Thank you and may God bless you.
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