Slaves or Children?




And when My slaves ask you (O Muhammad) concerning Me, then (answer them), I am indeed near (to them by My Knowledge). I respond to the invocations of the supplicant when he calls on Me (without any mediator or intercessor). So let them obey Me and believe in Me, so that they may be led aright. [Surah 2:186]

And of mankind is he who would sell himself, seeking the Pleasure of Allah. And Allah is full of Kindness to (His) slaves. [Surah 2:207]

And Allah warns you against Himself (His punishment) and Allah is full of kindness to (His) slaves. [Surah 3:30]

And certainly, Allah is never unjust to (His) slaves. [Surah 3:182]

He is the Irresistible, (Supreme) over His slaves, and He sends guardians (angels guarding and writing all of one’s good and bad deeds) over you, until when death approaches one of you, Our Messengers (angel of death and his assistants) take his soul, and they never neglect their duty. [Surah 6:61]

Know they not that Allah accepts repentance from His slaves and takes the Sadaqat (alms, charity), and that Allah Alone is the One Who forgives and accepts repentance, Most Merciful? [Surah 9:104]

Declare (O Muhammad) unto My slaves, that truly, I am the Oft-Forgiving, the Most-Merciful. [Surah 15:49]

And say to My slaves (i.e. the true believers of Islamic Monotheism) that they should (only) say those words that are the best.. [Surah 17:53]

That is because of what your hands have sent forth, and verily, Allah is not unjust to (His) slaves. [Surah 22:10]

And put your trust (O Muhammad) in the Ever Living One Who dies not, and glorify His Praises, and Sufficient is He as the All-Knower of the sins of His slaves. [Surah 25:58]

O My slaves who believe! Certainly, spacious is My earth. Therefore worship Me.” [Surah 29:56]

“We would have indeed been the chosen slaves of Allah (true believers of Islamic Monotheism)!” [Surah 37:16]

“And you will remember what I am telling you, and my affair I leave it to Allah. Verily, Allah is the All-Seer of (His) slaves.” [Surah 40:44]

Allah is very Gracious and Kind to His slaves. He gives provisions to whom He wills. And He is the All-Strong, the All-Mighty. [Surah 42:19]

Should not He Who has created know? And He is the Most Kind and Courteous (to His slaves), All-Aware (of everything). [Surah 67:14]

A spring wherefrom the slaves of Allah will drink, causing it to gush forth abundantly. [Surah 76:6]





Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. [Matthew 5:9]

But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. [Matthew 5:44]

But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. 36Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. [Luke 6:35-36]

…because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. [Romans 8:14]

For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” [Romans 8:15]

The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. [Romans 8:16]

Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory. [Romans 8:17]

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— 6to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. [Ephesians 1:3-6]

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children 2and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. [Ephesians 5:1]

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light. [Ephesians 5:8]

No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God. [I John 3:9]

This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not a child of God; nor is anyone who does not love his brother. [I John 3:10]

You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, 27for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. [Galatians 3:26-27]