C. ISLAMIC PROHIBITIONS AND THEIR HARMS

June 22, 2013 in The Final Divine Religion ISLAM

Allah Almighty in the Noble Quran has made it permissible for us to benefit from good and clean things, and rebuked those who tried to prohibit them. Then, by pointing out that He does not prohibit things that are beneficial to humanity but only those that are harmful, He stated:

“Say: the things that my Lord has indeed forbidden are: shameful deeds, whether open or secret; sins and trespasses against truth or reason…” (Al-A`raf (The Ramparts), 7:33)

Sins and transgressions are similar to poisons that lead people to material and spiritual destruction. However, Satan and the carnal self dress them up to make them appear sweet and attractive to people. People who are deceived by this, in turn destroy their spiritual lives at the end.

In contrast, however, the default is that most things are permissible. Prohibitions are similar to exceptions, and they are only a few. However, who knows why, the Son of Adam aspires for prohibited things, which are limited in number, and sets aside the permissible.