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Re: Is God a HE?
By:Dr. Shabbir
Date: Saturday, 7 November 2009, 2:56 pm
In Response To: Is God a HE? (Sidqi)

Dear Sidqi Saheb,


In almost all languages, masculine gender is used as a rule when talking of an unseen or unknown entity.

But here is a verse that calls for more reflection. God Himself says that He has no SAHEBA (female companion, mate, consort, wife).

6:101 Wonderful Originator of the heavens and earth; how can He have a son when He never chose for Himself a mate (Saheba)? He creates all things (and does not procreate 112:3.) and He is the Profound Knower of all things and events.

[So, how could Mary have a son without a mate? Amazingly, three of the four gospels mention Joseph the Carpenter as the father of Jesus.]

All Messengers were men for the toil and strife it took.

12:109 And even before you, We sent none but men to whom We revealed Our messages – (Men) chosen from the people of the townships. Have they then never journeyed about the earth to see what happened in the end to those who lived before them? But the home of the Hereafter is best for those who live upright. Will you not then, use reason?

12:110 There have been times when even the Messengers had lost all hope of reformation and thought that they had been denied. Then came Our help. We saved according to Our laws (those worthy of being saved). And none can repel Our retribution from the guilty who thrive on the fruit of others’ toil.

12:111 Indeed in the history of these men, there is a lesson for people of understanding. As for this revelation, it could not possibly be a Hadith, fabricated. It confirms the (surviving truth in) the previous scriptures, and gives a detailed explanation of everything. And it is a beacon and mercy for all those who accept it. [2:79, 2:101, 3:78, 5:48]

Messages In This Thread

Is God a HE?
Sidqi -- Saturday, 7 November 2009, 9:14 am
Re: Is God a HE?
Dr. Shabbir -- Saturday, 7 November 2009, 2:56 pm
Re: Is God a HE?
Mehnaz -- Saturday, 7 November 2009, 3:12 pm
Re: Is God a HE?
Mona Mir -- Sunday, 8 November 2009, 12:19 am