Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

Understanding God’s Mercy: Part V

In the previous parts, we discussed the various names and attributes used for God in the Qur’an which refer directly to His mercy. Out of His mercy, which contains various characteristics, God created the world and in particular human beings. We also studied the role of God’s mercy in providing arrangements for our survival and convenience on Earth as well as its role in guiding mankind. In this part, we will continue studying the role of God’s mercy in guiding mankind which includes sending books of guidance. God’s mercy also provides humankind with different kinds of support in their spiritual life, such as protection from Satan, misguidance, and from the tempting soul. 


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