Originally Posted by Misbah-Abd
Just some thoughts:
If it is true that Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla) is Eternal, then how can He wish Himself out of existence?
If it is true that He is Immutable, then how can He become a man (as certain Christians would have us believe)?
If it is true that He is Omnipotent, then how can He be weak?
If He is All-Knowing, then how can He be ignorant?
If He can wish Himself out of existence, then He is not eternal.
If He can become a man, then He is not immutable.
If He can become weak, then He is not omnipotent.
If He can become ignorant, then He is not All-Knowing.
It is my absolute conviction that Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla) is Eternal; is Immutable; is Omnipotent; is All-Knowing. All of these things (and more) are integral to His very nature; that which make Him unlike anything else. In what way can He act against His nature?
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Originally Posted by AabiruSabeel
I think I get what you mean (and thank you for taking the time).
I agree, Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla) can choose anyway He wishes in order to reveal His truths, His message. But...when it came to the Qur'an He chose one particular way. That is the fact I refer to, and nothing else. It is what it is. It could easily have been done in a different way, but it wasn't.
Some would have us believe that the Qur'an is a fabrication from beginning to end; a lie; a con; the work of Satan (you must have heard this drivel over the years). Muslims believe (you and I believe) that the Qur'an came from, and only from, Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla). Tell me, can it be any other way? Could He make it any other way?
I believe it is not possible for Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla) to do this; not because His power meets an obstacle, but because believing so is a nonsense. And nonsense remains nonsense even when we talk it about the Exalted.
I must go now. Please may I talk with you again, in šāʾ Allāh.
May Allāh (Subḥānahu ūta'āla) bless you and all your family, and bring you to Himself.
By the way...I am NOT suggesting that you are talking nonsense!