Friday, 30 October 2015

Merits of Islam in the Area of Ethics

‏ ‎1-Islam calls for self-discipline and forbids a person from reacting to self ‎urges. ‎

‎ As for those who strive hard in Us (Our Cause), We will surely ‎guide them to Our Paths (i.e. Allâh's Religion - Islâmic Monotheism). ‎And verily, Allâh is with the Muhsinûn (good doers)." ‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), used to say: ‎‎"The best of you are those who have the most excellent morals."‎

2-Islam demands good treatment of parents to the degree that it is ‎connected with monotheism.‎

‎17: 23. And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And ‎that you be dutiful to your parents. If one of them or both of them attain ‎old age in your life, say not to them a word of disrespect, nor shout at ‎them but address them in terms of honour. 24. And lower unto them the ‎wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: "My Lord! ‎Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was small." ‎
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‎3-Islam prohibits arrogance and looking down on others. Arrogance is ‎one of the characteristics of Satan.‎

‎28: 76. Verily, Qârûn (Korah) was of Mûsa's (Moses) people, but he ‎behaved arrogantly towards them. And We gave him of the treasures, that ‎of which the keys would have been a burden to a body of strong men. ‎When his people said to him: "Do not be glad (with ungratefulness to ‎Allâh's Favours). Verily! Allâh likes not those who are glad (with ‎ungratefulness to Allâh's Favours). ‎

‎23: 37. And walk not on the earth with conceit and arrogance. Verily, you ‎can neither rend nor penetrate the earth, nor can you attain a stature like ‎the mountains in height.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “No one ‎who has an atom’s-weight of arrogance in his heart will enter Paradise.” ‎A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, what if a man likes his clothes and ‎his shoes to look good?” He said, “Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty. ‎Arrogance means rejecting the truth and looking down on people.” ‎

‎4-Tattling (nameemah) is a major sin. It means telling some people what ‎others have said about them in order to cause trouble among them.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “No person ‎who spreads nameemah will enter Paradise.” According to another report, ‎‎“No eavesdropper (qattaat)…A qattaat is someone who spreads ‎nameemah.‎

‎5-Islam prohibits lying. One of the worst kinds of lying is to lie about ‎dreams, like fabricating dreams and visions in order to prove one’s virtue, ‎or make some material gains, or to frighten an enemy.‎

The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‎‎‘You must be truthful, for truthfulness leads to righteousness and ‎righteousness leads to Paradise. A man will keep speaking the truth and ‎striving to speak the truth until he will be recorded with Allah as a ‎siddeeq (speaker of the truth). Beware of telling lies, for lying leads to ‎immorality and immorality leads to Hellfire. A man will keep telling lies ‎and striving to tell lies until he is recorded with Allah as a liar.”‎‏ ‏

‎6-Islam forbids baseless suspicions, because it results in distrust and bad ‎relationships. ‎

‎49: 12. O you who believe! Avoid much suspicions, indeed some ‎suspicions are sins. And spy not, neither backbite one another. Would one ‎of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? You would hate it (so hate ‎backbiting) . And fear Allâh. Verily, Allâh is the One Who accepts ‎repentance, Most Merciful. ‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‘Beware of ‎suspicion, for suspicion is the falsest of speech. Do not eavesdrop; do not ‎spy on one another; do not envy one another; do not forsake one another; ‎do not hate one another. Be, O slaves of Allah, brothers.”‎

‎7-Islam encourages forgiveness and urges conciliation.‎

‎24: 22 Let them pardon and forgive. Do you not love that Allâh should ‎forgive you? And Allâh is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.‎

‎4: 114. There is no good in most of their secret talks save (in) him who ‎orders Sadaqah (charity in Allâh's Cause), or Ma'rûf (Islâmic ‎Monotheism and all the good and righteous deeds which Allâh has ‎ordained), or conciliation between mankind, and he who does this, ‎seeking the good Pleasure of Allâh, We shall give him a great reward.‎

‎3: 134. Those who spend [in Allâh's Cause - deeds of charity, alms, etc.] ‎in prosperity and in adversity, who repress anger, and who pardon men; ‎verily, Allâh loves Al-Muhsinûn (the good¬doers). ‎

‎8-Islam forbids bad language, insults, slander and backbiting.‎

‎4: 148. Allâh does not like that the evil should be uttered in public except ‎by him who has been wronged. And Allâh is Ever All¬Hearer, All¬Knower. ‎

It is not permitted to curse one's children or anyone else among the ‎Muslims, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) ‎said: “Trading insults with a Muslim is evildoing and fighting him is kufr ‎‎(disbelief).” And he (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‎‎“Cursing a believer is like killing him.”‎

The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‎‎“The believer does not slander, curse, or speak in an obscene or foul ‎manner.”‎

‎104: 1. Woe to every slanderer and backbiter. ‎

‎9-Islam encourages socializing with others, individual worshiping ‎because it is sign of not showing off and hypocrisy.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “You will ‎not enter Paradise until you believe, and you will not believe until you ‎love one another. Shall I not tell you of that which will strengthen love ‎between you? Spread (the greeting of) salam amongst yourselves.”‎

‎10-Islam warns against harming other Muslims.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The ‎Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hand the Muslims are safe.”‎
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‎11-Islam sets a group of acts that are for the benefit of others.‎
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The rights ‎of one Muslim over another are five: returning the greeting of salam, ‎saying ‘yarhamuk Allah (may Allah have mercy on you)’ when he ‎sneezes, accepting invitations, visiting the sick and attending funerals.”‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:“The best of ‎companions with Allah is the one who is best to his companion, and the ‎best of neighbors with Him is the one who is best to his neighbour.”)‎

‎12-Islam forbids mischief and destruction of properties.‎

‎2: 205. And when he turns away (from you "O Muhammad ), his effort in ‎the land is to make mischief therein and to destroy the crops and the ‎cattle, and Allâh likes not mischief. ‎

‎13-Islam forbids inflicting wrong upon others.‎

‎3: 57. And as for those who believe (in the Oneness of Allâh) and do ‎righteous good deeds, Allâh will pay them their reward in full. And Allâh ‎does not like the Zâlimûn (polytheists and wrong-doers). ‎

‎33: 58. And those who annoy believing men and women undeservedly, ‎bear on themselves the crime of slander and plain sin. ‎

Taking another person’s property unjustly is forbidden, because the ‎Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Your blood, ‎your property and your honour are sacred to you.” And he (peace and ‎blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The property of a Muslim is not ‎permissible unless he gives his consent.” ‎

The property that is seized by force may be real estate or it may be ‎moveable goods, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be ‎upon him) said: “Whoever seizes a handspan of land unlawfully, will ‎surround him to the depth of seven earth.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Beware of ‎wrongdoing, for wrongdoing will be darkness on the Day of ‎Resurrection.” ‎

And he (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said that Allah, may ‎He be glorified and exalted, said: “O My slaves, I have forbidden ‎wrongdoing to Myself and I have made it haraam among you, so do not ‎wrong one another.”‎

‎14-Islam forbids deceit. 4: 107. And argue not on behalf of those who ‎deceive themselves. Verily, Allâh does not like anyone who is a betrayer ‎of his trust, and indulges in crime. ‎

‎15-Islam demands fulfilling treaties even with the enemy.‎

‎ Except those of the Mushrikûn with whom you have a treaty, and ‎who have not subsequently failed you in aught, nor have supported ‎anyone against you. So fulfill their treaty to them to the end of their term. ‎Surely Allâh loves Al- Muttaqûn (the pious). ‎

‎ Yes, whoever fulfils his pledge and fears Allâh much; verily, then ‎Allâh loves those who are Al-Muttaqûn (the pious - see V.2:2). ‎

‎16-Islam encourages patience.‎

‎ And many a Prophet (i.e. many from amongst the Prophets) ‎fought (in Allâh's Cause) and along with him (fought) large bands of ‎religious learned men. But they never lost heart for that which did befall ‎them in Allâh's Way, nor did they weaken nor degrade themselves. And ‎Allâh loves As-Sâbirin (the patient ones, etc.). ‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said;" Whoever ‎controls his anger at the time when he has the means to act upon it, Allah ‎will fill his heart with contentment on the Day of Resurrection."‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:" The strong ‎man is not the one who can overpower others (in wrestling); rather, the ‎strong man is the one who controls himself when he gets angry.‎

‎17-Islam calls for consultation and trusting Allah before acting.‎

‎3:‎‏ ‏‎ and consult them in the affairs. Then when you have taken a ‎decision, put your trust in Allâh, certainly, Allâh loves those who put ‎their trust (in Him).‎

‎18-Islam demands justice.‎

‎ (They like to) listen to falsehood, to devour anything forbidden. So ‎if they come to you (O Muhammad), either judge between them, or turn ‎away from them. If you turn away from them, they cannot hurt you in the ‎least. And if you judge, judge with justice between them. Verily, Allâh ‎loves those who act justly. ‎

‎19-Islam calls for removing harmful items from the roads and ‎sidewalks.‎

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said “Faith has ‎seventy-odd branches, the highest of which is saying Laa Ilaha ill-Allah ‎‎(there is go god except Allah) and the least of which is removing a ‎harmful thing from the road

Merits of Islam in the Relationship Between Men & Women

1- Islam encourages marriage to prevent committing adultery, and considers marriage to be one of the ways of the Messengers;The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “O young people, whoever among you can afford to get married, let him do so, for it helps one to lower the gaze and protect the private parts (i.e., remain chaste). Whoever cannot afford it, let him fast, for it is a protection for him.”

2- If a man wants to get married but is unable to spend on a wife, then he should adhere to the words of Allah. 24:33 “And let those who find not the financial means for marriage keep themselves chaste, until Allâh enriches them of His Bounty”

3- Islam urges people to get married, and prohibits celibacy and castration. It is forbidden to forego getting married even if the intention is to devote oneself to worship. “There is no monasticism in Islam.” because they are against his nature, and against having children.

4- Islam forbids adultery for the sake of reserving lineages, and to prevent unlawful pregnancies and social problems.17: 32. And come not near to the unlawful sexual intercourse. Verily, it is a Fâhishah [i.e. anything that transgresses its limits (a great sin)], and an evil way (that leads one to Hell unless Allâh forgives him).

5- Islam forbids accusing others of adultery and considers it a great sin. 24: 15. When you were propagating it with your tongues, and uttering with your mouths that whereof you had no knowledge, you counted it a little thing, while with Allâh it was very great.

6- Islam prohibits a man to be alone with a woman who is not a relative he can’t marry, because that causes temptation to do immoral and evil actions. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “No man is alone with a (non-mahram) woman but the Satan is the third one present.”

7- Islam forbids unlawful sexual relationships and marrying a woman not chaste.5: 5. Made lawful to you this day are AtTayyibât [all kinds of Halâl (lawful) foods, which Allâh has made lawful (meat of slaughtered eatable animals, etc., milk products, fats, vegetables and fruits, etc.). The food (slaughtered cattle, eatable animals, etc.) of the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians) is lawful to you and yours is lawful to them. (Lawful to you in marriage) are chaste women from the believers and chaste women from those who were given the Scripture (Jews and Christians) before your time.

Merits of Islam in Public Rights

  1- Islam prohibits encroachment on the creatures of God, whether
they are humans, animals or plants.2:190. And fight in the Way of
Allâh those who fight you, but transgress not the limits. Truly, Allâh
likes not the transgressors.The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah
be upon him) said: “A woman was punished because of a cat which she
detained until it died of starvation, because she neither fed it, nor
let it free to eat from the vermin of the earth.” The Messenger of
Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‘Whilst a dog
was walking around a well, almost dying of thirst, one of the
prostitutes of Bani Israa’eel saw him, took off her shoe, filled it
with water and gave him the water. She was forgiven because of that.”
Muslim armies were ordered not to kill anyone who was not fighting
them, like women, children, the elderly and the priests. They were
ordered not to cut trees and not to fill up water wells with dirt.
2- A Muslim must be like a candle illuminating the way for the people
for the straight path to be saved them from God’s fire. 3: 110. You
[true believers in Islâmic Monotheism, and real followers of Prophet
Muhammad and his Sunnah (legal ways, etc.)] are the best of peoples
ever raised up for mankind; you enjoin Al-Ma’rûf (i.e. Islâmic
Monotheism and all that Islâm has ordained) and forbid Al-Munkar
(polytheism, disbelief and all that Islâm has forbidden), and you
believe in Allâh. And had the people of the Scripture (Jews and
Christians) believed, it would have been better for them; among them
are some who have faith, but most of them are Al-Fâsiqûn (disobedient
to Allâh - and rebellious against Allâh’s Command).
3- Islam calls for social cooperation and giving the rights to those
who deserve them by paying alms and charity.51: 19. And in their
properties there was the right of the beggar, and the Mahrûm (the poor
who does not ask the others) , 9:60. As-Sadaqât (here it means Zakât/
alms) are only for the Fuqarâ’ (poor), and Al-Masâkin (the poor) and
those employed to collect (the funds); and for to attract the hearts
of those who have been inclined (towards Islâm); and to free the
captives; and for those in debt; and for Allâh’s Cause (i.e. for
Mujâhidûn - those fighting in the holy wars), and for the wayfarer (a
traveller who is cut off from everything); a duty imposed by Allâh.
And Allâh is All-Knower, All-Wise. 17:28. And if you (O Muhammad) turn
away from them (kindred, poor, wayfarer, etc. whom We have ordered you
to give their rights, but if you have no money at the time they ask
you for it) and you are awaiting a mercy from your Lord for which you
hope, then, speak unto them a soft kind word (i.e. Allâh will give me
and I shall give you).
4- Islam orders compassion and charity to the poor, the needy, the
relatives, the neighbors and the wayfarers.4: 36. Worship Allâh and
join none with Him in worship, and do good to parents, kinsfolk,
orphans, Al-Masâkin (the poor), the neighbour who is near of kin, the
neighbour who is a stranger, the companion by your side, the wayfarer
(you meet), and those (slaves) whom your right hands possess. Verily,
Allâh does not like such as are proud and boastful;
 5- Islam imposes fasting the whole month of Ramadan to make Muslims
experience the poor people’s deprivation, therefore sympathize with
them by giving them charity.2:183. O you who believe! Observing As-
Saum (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for
those before you, that you may become Al-Muttaqûn (the pious).
 6- Islam warns against taking money from the orphans, or spending it
needlessly.4: 2.And give unto orphans their property and do not
exchange (your) bad things for (their) good ones; and devour not their
substance (by adding it) to your substance. Surely, this is a great
sin. 6:152. "And come not near to the orphan’s property, except to
improve it, until he (or she) attains the age of full strength; and
give full measure and full weight with justice. We burden not any
person, but that which he can bear. And whenever you give your word
(i.e. judge between men or give evidence, etc.), say the truth even if
a near relative is concerned, and fulfill the Covenant of Allâh, This
He commands you, that you may remember.
7- Wealth is a gift from Allah, none has the right to feel superior to
others because they are wealthier than them, so Islam calls for
treating the rich and the poor in the same manner.80: 1.The Prophet
(peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) frowned and turned away,2.
Because there came to him the blind man (i.e. ‘Abdullâh bin Umm-
Maktûm, who came to the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon
him) while he was preaching to one or some of the Quraish chiefs).3.
But what could tell you that per chance he might become pure (from

Merits of Islam in the Area of Creed

1- Islam has given thorough details of the concept of Allah "God",
unlike other beliefs, which make God a tribal god or a one of three
gods, it also gives thorough, and clear details of the obligations
towards Him, towards self and towards fellow beings.112: 1. Say (O
Muhammad): He is Allâh, (the) One.

**Allâh-us-Samad (The Self-Sufficient Master, Whom all creatures need,
He neither eats nor drinks).

**.He begets not, nor was He begotten;

**And there is none co-equal or comparable unto Him."29: 22. He is
Allâh, than Whom there is Lâ ilâha illa Huwa (none has the right to be
worshipped but He) the All-Knower of the unseen and the seen (open).
He is the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

**He is Allâh than Whom there is Lâ ilâha illa Huwa (none has the
right to be worshipped but He) the King, the Holy, the One Free from
all defects, the Giver of security, the Watcher over His creatures,
the All-Mighty, the Compeller, the Supreme. Glory be to Allâh! (High
is He) above all that they associate as partners with Him.

**. He is Allâh, the Creator, the Inventor of all things, the Bestower
of forms. To Him belong the Best Names . All that is in the heavens
and the earth glorify Him. And He is the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.

2- Islam clearly defines the goals of our existence and duties.51:56.
And I (Allâh) created not the jinns and humans except they should
worship Me (Alone). 2: 21. O mankind! Worship your Lord (Allâh),Who
created you and those who were before you so that you may become Al-
Muttaqûn (the pious).

3- Islam clearly defines the results of failure in doing our duties so
that we are aware of the consequences of our actions.4: 14. And
whosoever disobeys Allâh and His Messenger (Muhammad), and
transgresses His limits, He will cast him into the Fire, to abide
therein; and he shall have a disgraceful torment.

4- Islam is the only religion on earth through which the Creator is
worshipped according to His direct instructions found in His Final
Book; the Holy Qoran, unlike others who worship Him based on various
human interpretations found in so-called holy books.15: 9. Verily We:
It is We Who have sent down the Dhikr (i.e. the Qur’ân) and surely, We
will guard it (from corruption) .

5- Islam is the only religion of Allah, which He ordained on humans
since the creation of Adam until the Day of Judgment. Naturally,
having One God requires one religion only. It makes no sense to
believe in One God, and at the same time believe in a multiplicity of
religions. 3: 19. Truly, the religion with Allâh is Islâm. Those who
were given the Scripture (Jews and Christians) did not differ except,
out of mutual jealousy, after knowledge had come to them. And whoever
disbelieves in the Ayât (proofs, evidences, verses, signs,
revelations, etc.) of Allâh, then surely, Allâh is Swift in calling to
account. 16:36. And verily, We have sent among every Ummah (community,
nation) a Messenger (proclaiming): "Worship Allâh (Alone), and avoid
(or keep away from) Tâghût (all false deities, etc. i.e. do not
worship Tâghût besides Allâh). Then of them were some whom Allâh
guided and of them were some upon whom the straying was justified. So
travel through the land and see what was the end of those who denied
(the truth). 3:85.And whoever seeks a religion other than Islâm, it
will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of
the losers.

6- Islam’s simplicity and clarity enables all various intellect levels
of people to understand it, and subsequently embrace it without any
hesitation or uncertainty.2: 285. The Messenger (Muhammad) believes in
what has been sent down to him from his Lord, and (so do) the
believers. Each one believes in Allâh, His Angels, His Books, and His
Messengers. They say,We make no distinction between one another of His
Messengers" - and they say, "We hear, and we obey. (We seek) Your
Forgiveness, our Lord, and to You is the return (of all)." 6:151. Say
(O Muhammad): Come, I will recite what your Lord has prohibited you
from: Join not anything in worship with Him; be good and dutiful to
your parents; kill not your children because of poverty - We provide
sustenance for you and for them; come not near to Al-Fawâhish
(shameful sins, illegal sexual intercourse, etc.) whether committed
openly or secretly, and kill not anyone whom Allâh has forbidden,
except for a just cause (according to Islâmic law). This He has
commanded you that you may understand. 152. And come not near to the
orphan’s property, except to improve it, until he (or she) attains the
age of full strength; and give full measure and full weight with
justice. We burden not any person, but that which he can bear.And
whenever you give your word (i.e. judge between men or give evidence,
etc.), say the truth even if a near relative is concerned, and fulfill
the Covenant of Allâh, This He commands you, that you may remember.
17: 32. And come not near to the unlawful sexual intercourse. Verily,
it is a Fâhishah [i.e. anything that transgresses its limits (a great
sin)], and an evil way (that leads one to Hell unless Allâh forgives
him). The evidence from the Prophet’s tradition is: Narrated ‘Ubada
bin As-Samit: I, along with a group of people, gave the pledge of
allegiance to Allah’s Apostle. He said, "I take your Pledge on the
condition that you (1) will not join partners in worship with Allah,
(2) will not steal, (3) will not commit illegal sexual intercourse,
(4) will not kill your offspring, (5) will not slander, (6) and will
not disobey me when I order you to do good. Whoever among you will
abide by his pledge, his reward will be with Allah, and whoever
commits any of those sins and receives the punishment in this world,
that punishment will be an expiation for his sins and purification;
but if Allah screens him, then it will be up to Allah to punish him if
He will or excuse Him, if He will."

7- Islam requires belief in all the prophets of God and the former
original revealed Books.4: 136. O you who believe! Believe in Allâh,
and His Messenger (Muhammad), and the Book (the Qur’ân) which He has
sent down to His Messenger, and the Scripture which He sent down to
those before (him), and whosoever disbelieves in Allâh, His Angels,
His Books, His Messengers, and the Last Day, then indeed he has
strayed far away.

8- The Prophet of Islam (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him),
is the only prophet whose followers took great authenticity care of
even the smallest details of his biography, and recorded them in well-
known sources which are considered to be the second source of Islamic

9- While the missions of the previous prophets of God were addressed
to specific nations at specific times, Islam is directed to all human
beings until the Last Hour. 34: 28. And We have not sent you (O
Muhammad) except as a giver of glad tidings and a warner to all
mankind, but most of men know not. 10- Islam acquits the prophets of
the horrible misdeeds, which the Bible accuses them of committing.38:
47. And they are with Us, verily, of the chosen and the best!

11- Islam ordains five prayers throughout the day and night, so the
Muslim is in touch with his Creator at all times.11:114. And perform
As-Salât (Iqâmat-as-Salât), at the two ends of the day and in some
hours of the night [i.e. the five compulsory Salât (prayers)]. Verily,
the good deeds remove the evil deeds (i.e. small sins). That is a
reminder (an advice) for the mindful (those who accept advice).

12- Ways of gaining rewards are innumerable in Islam. A Muslim is
rewarded for whatever he does to draw himself closer to Allah. 99:7.
So whosoever does good equal to the weight of an atom (or a small
ant), shall see it. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon
him) said, "Charity is obligatory everyday on every joint of a human
being. If one helps a person in matters concerning his riding animal
by helping him to ride it or by lifting his luggage on to it, all this
will be regarded charity. A good word, and every step one takes to
offer the compulsory Congregational prayer, is regarded as charity;
and guiding somebody on the road is regarded as charity."

13- Islam encourages people to repent by leaving the door open to
them to return to the Creator at any time, who assuredly will forgive
all their previous sins.39: 53.Say: "O ‘Ibâdî (My slaves) who have
transgressed against themselves (by committing evil deeds and sins)!
Despair not of the Mercy of Allâh, verily Allâh forgives all sins.
Truly, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.25: 70. Except those who
repent and believe (in Islâmic Monotheism), and do righteous deeds,
for those, Allâh will change their sins into good deeds, and Allâh is
Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

14- Islam imposes Jihad on Muslims when oppressed, so that there will
be no worshipping of any associates with Allah.8:39. And fight them
until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief and polytheism: i.e.
worshipping others besides Allâh) and the religion (worship) will all
be for Allâh Alone [in the whole of the world ]. But if they cease
(worshipping others besides Allâh), then certainly, Allâh is All-Seer
of what they do.22: 40. Those who have been expelled from their homes
unjustly only because they said: "Our Lord is Allâh." For had it not
been that Allâh checks one set of people by means of another,
monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques, wherein the Name of
Allâh is mentioned much would surely have been pulled down. Verily,
Allâh will help those who help His (Cause). Truly, Allâh is All-
Strong, All-Mighty. This demonstrates the wisdom of jihad; it is meant
to establish the religion of Allah; monotheism/Islam, or preventing
the infidels from harming the believers, and paving the way to worship
Allah and apply His laws.

15- Islam prohibits adding or omitting anything to or from the Islamic
teachings to preserve and maintain it as exactly as when is was
revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon
him).The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
“Whoever innovates something in this matter of ours [i.e., Islam] that
is not a part of it will have it rejected