What is Real Love? – A Sufi Perspective – Shaykh Hisham Kabbani

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Heart of Unity…

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The 124 000 Prophets who have streamed from the Heart of Unity are the one light of the one religion of the one worship of the one God by the one humanity in the one creation. The dazzling diversity that blossoms within Divine Unity, never disturbing this Unity, always clearly expresses oneness. There is only one. 
Lex Hixon, Atom from the Sun of Knowledge

 

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Quran on unity of revelation…

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Say, We believe in God and what was revealed to us; and what was revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and their descendants, and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the [other] prophets by their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them. It is to Him that we surrender ourselves. (Quran 2:136)

The Messenger believes in what has been sent down to him from his Lord, and [so do] believers. They all believe in God and His angels, His scriptures, and His messengers. They say, We do not differentiate between any of His messengers. We hear and obey. Grant us Your forgiveness, Lord, to You we shall all return! (Quran 2:285)

Say, We believe in God and in what has been sent down to us and to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the Tribes. We believe in what has been given to Moses, Jesus and the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them. It is to Him that we have surrendered ourselves. (Quran 3:84)

To those who believe in God and His messengers, and make no distinction between any of them, to those We shall surely give them their rewards. God is most forgiving and merciful. (Quran 4:152)

God has ordained for you the same religion which He enjoined on Noah, and which We have revealed to you, and which We enjoined upon Abraham and Moses and Jesus, so that you should remain steadfast in religion and not become divided in it. What you call upon the polytheists to do is hard for them; God chooses for Himself whoever He pleases and guides towards Himself those who turn to Him. (Quran 42:13)

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The believers, the Jews, the Christians, and the Sabaeans all those who believe in God and the Last Day and do good deeds will be rewarded by their Lord; they shall have no fear, nor shall they grieve. (Quran 2:62)

But to those of them, who are firmly grounded in knowledge, and the believers, who truly believe in what is revealed to you, and what was revealed before you. To those who pray regularly and pay the zakat [prescribed alms] and believe in God and the Last Day, We will surely give a great reward.(Quran 4:162)

Believers, Jews, Sabaeans and Christians whoever believes in God and the Last Day and does what is right shall have nothing to fear nor shall they grieve. (Quran 5:69)

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Today, all good things have been made lawful to you. The food of the People of the Book is lawful to you, and your food is lawful to them. The chaste believing women and the chaste women of the people who were given the Book before you, are lawful to you, provided that you give them their dowers, and marry them, neither committing fornication nor taking them as mistresses. The deeds of anyone who rejects the faith wSay, People of the Book, let us come to a word common to us that we shall worship none but God and that we shall associate no partner with Him and that none of us shall take others, besides God, for lords. And if they turn away, say, Bear witness that we have submitted to God.ill come to nothing, and in the Hereafter he will be among the losers. (Quran 5:5)

Mankind! We have created you from a male and female, and made you into peoples and tribes, so that you might come to know each other. The noblest of you in Gods sight is the one who fears God most. God is all knowing and all-aware. (Quran 49:13)

Say, People of the Book, let us come to a word common to us that we shall worship none but God and that we shall associate no partner with Him and that none of us shall take others, besides God, for lords. And if they turn away, say, Bear witness that we have submitted to God. (Quran 3:64)

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Every nation has a messenger. Once their messenger has come, judgement will be passed upon them in all fairness and they will not be wronged. (Quran 10:47)

We raised among every people a messenger who enjoined, Worship God alone and shun the evil one. Then among them were some whom God guided and among them were others who became deserving of ruin. So travel across the earth and observe what was the end of those who rejected the messengers. (Quran 16:36)

Before your time We sent other messengers: of them there are some whose story We have related to you, and some whose story We have not related to you. It was not [possible] for any messenger to bring a sign except by the leave of God: but when the command of God was issued, the matter was decided in truth and justice. There and then, those who stood on falsehoods perished. (Quran 40:78)

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Remember Ishmael and Idris and Dhul Kifl (some think this is Buddha): they were all patient and steadfast. We admitted them to Our mercy. They were all righteous men. (Quran 21:85-86)

Remember [Our servants] Ishmael, Elisha, and Dhul-Kifl. Each of them was among the just. (Quran 38:48)