THE ONENESS OF GOD
Elohim in Genesis 1;1 like God is telling us he is one. In Arabic Elohim= Allahoma=one god for all .
الرَّحِيمِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ اللَّهِ بِسْمِ = The Basmala, also known by its incipit Bi-smi llāhⁱ, is the Islamic phrase bi-smi llāhi r-raḥmāni r-raḥīmⁱ, “In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.” This is the phrase recited before each surah of the Qur’an. Only in the first chapter first verse of AL FATIHA it comes as number 1, the first verse part of the 7 verses. It is like everywhere God is indicating to us that he is one.
Monotheism is a prominent theme of the Quran, affirming that God is one without any partners. In a concisely-worded Quranic chapter, God commands, “Say, ‘He is God the One, God the eternal. He begot no one nor was He begotten. No one is comparable to Him’” (112:1-4) and you can see number 1 verse asking to trust, believe in one God and that is Allah , and always say that God is one.
The first of the ten commandments, on which all others are founded and without which is chaos, destruction and death, is “Worship no god but me” (Exodus 20:3). Continue Reading →