GOD, MENTIONED IN QUR'AN AND BIBLE
“… These are the verses of the Divine Book, the Glorious Qur'an which makes the things clear.”(Qur’an;15:1). “… This is nothing but a reminder and a (divine) discourse, clear in itself and clearly showing the truth to the end that it may warn every one is alive (of heart) and that the word (of GOD) may bear witness against all who deny the truth.”(Qur’an;36:69-70)
SOME VERSES ON GOD IN THE QUR’AN
“God, there is no god but He, the living, the Self-subsisting, Eternal. no slumber can seize Him nor sleep. His are all things In the heavens and on earth. who is there can intercede In His presence except As He permits? He knows what (appears to His creatures as) before or after or behind them. nor shall They compass aught of His knowledge except As He wills. His Throne doth extend over the heavens and the earth, and He feels no fatigue In guarding and preserving them for He is the Most High, the Supreme (in glory).”( Qur’an;2:255)
“GOD is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche, in which there is a lamp, the lamp is enclosed in crystal, the crystal is of a star like brilliance, it is lit with the olive oil from a blessed olive tree which is neither eastern nor western, its very oil would almost be luminous though no fire touched it - as though all the means of increasing Light upon Light are provided - GOD guides to His Light whom He pleases. GOD cites such parables to make His message clear to the people; and GOD has knowledge of everything. His Light is found in those houses which GOD has sanctioned to be built for the remembrance of His name; where His praise is sung, in the mornings and in the evenings again and again, By men whom neither traffic nor merchandise can divert from the Remembrance of GOD nor from regular Prayer nor from the practice of regular Charity: their (only) fear is for the Day when hearts and eyes will be transformed (in a world wholly new). who hope that GOD will reward them according to the best of their deeds and add for them even more out of His grace: for GOD gives without measure to whom He pleases. As for the unbelievers, their deeds will disappear like a mirage in a sandy desert, which the thirsty traveler thinks to be water, but when he comes near, he finds it to be nothing, instead he finds GOD to settle his account - GOD is swift in settling accounts.”(Qur’an;24:35-39)
“Say: He is God the One and Only; God is the Self-Sufficient (independent of all, while all are dependent on Him); He begets not, nor is He begotten; And there is none comparable to Him”.(Qur’an;112:1-4).
“Whenever He intends a thing, He needs only to say: "Be," and it is.”(Qur’an;36:82)
“Glory be to Him in Whose hands is the Kingdom of all things; and to Whom you shall all be brought back.” .”(Qur’an;36:83)
"He is the Lord of the East and West, and all that lies between them. If you would but use your reason!” (Qur’an;26:28)
“GOD is He than whom there is no other god the sovereign the Holy One the Source of Peace (and Perfection). The Guardian of Faith the Preserver of Safety the Exalted in Might the Irresistible the Supreme: Glory to GOD! (high is He) above the partners they attribute to Him.”(Qur’an;59:23)
“Say: "Invoke GOD, or invoke the Most Gracious: by whichever name you invoke Him, (He is always the One-for) His are all the attributes of perfection(Asma’ Allah al-Husna), …”(Qur’an;17:110 also 20:8, 59:24, 7:180).
The Ninety Nine Beautiful Names Of God:(Asma’ Allah al-Husna), based upon His attributes are mentioned in the Islamic traditions (compiled by scholars from Qur’an and Hadith).
The All Beneficent (Ar-Rahman), The Most Merciful (Ar-Rahim), The King, The Sovereign (Al-Malik), The Most Holy (Al-Quddus), The Peace and Blessing (As-Salaam), The Guarantor (Al-Mu'min), The Guardian, The Preserver (Al-Muhaymin), The Almighty, The Self Sufficient (Al-Aziz), The Powerful, The Irresistible (Al-Jabbar), The Tremendous (Al-Mutakabbir), The Creator (Al-Khaliq), The Rightful (Al-Bari'), The Fashioner of Forms (Al-Musawwir), The Ever Forgiving, (Al-Ghaffar), The All Compelling Subduer (Al-Qahhar), The Bestower (Al-Wahhab), The Ever Providing (Ar-Razzaq), The Opener, The Victory Giver (Al-Fattah), The All Knowing, The Omniscient (Al-`Alim), The Restrainer, The Straightener (Al-Qabid), The Expander, The Munificent (Al-Basit), The Sufficient, Who Suffices (Al-Kafi), The Exalter (Ar-Rafi‘e), The Giver of Honour (Al-Mu‘ezz), The Giver of Dishonor (Al-Mudhell), The All Hearing (As-Sami‘e), The All Seeing (Al-Basir), The Judge, The Arbitrator (Al-Hakam), The Utterly Just (Al-‘Adl), Subtle, Unfathomable, (Al-Latif), The All Aware (Al-Khabir), The Forbearing, The Indulgent (Al-Halim) The Magnificent, The Infinite (Al-Azeem), The All Forgiving (Al-Ghafur), The Grateful (Ash-Shakur), The Sublimely Exalted (Al-Aliyy), The Great (Al-Kabir), The Preserver (Al-Hafiz), The Nourisher (Al-Muqit), The Reckoner (Al-Hasib), The Majestic (Al-Jalil), The Bountiful, The Generous (Al-Karim), The Watchful (Ar-Raqib), The Responsive, The Answerer (Al-Mujib), The Vast, The All Encompassing (Al-Wasse‘e), The Wise (Al-Hakeem), The Loving, The Kind One (Al-Wadud), The All Glorious (Al-Majid), The Restrore – The Reviver (Al-Ma’ied), The Witness (Ash-Shaheed), The Truth, The Real (Al-Haqq), The Trustee, The Dependable (Al-Wakil), The Strong (Al-Qawaie), The Firm, The Steadfast (Al-Matin), The Protecting Friend, Patron and Helper (Al-Wali, Al Maula), The All Praiseworthy (Al-Hamid), The Healer (Al-Sha’fii), The Producer, Originator, and Initiator of All (Al-Mubdi, Al Badi'), The Salvator-The Reliever (Al-Kashif), The Giver of Life (Al-Muhyi), The Bringer of Death, The Destroyer (Al-Mumit), The Ever Living (Al-Hayy), The Self Subsisting Sustainer of All (Al-Qayyum), The Perceiver, The Finder, The Unfailing (Al-Wajid), The Illustrious, The Magnificent (Al-Majid), The One, The Unique, Manifestation of Unity (Al-Wahid), The One, the All Inclusive, The Indivisible (Al-Ahad), The Self Sufficient, The Impregnable, The Eternally Besought of All, The Everlasting (As-Samad), The All Able (Al-Qadir), The All Determiner, The Dominant, (Al-Muqtadir), The Expediter, He Who Brings Forward (Al-Muqaddim), The Delayer, He Who Puts Far Away (Al-Mu'akhir), The First (Al-Awwal), The Last (Al-Akhir), The Manifest, The All Victorious (Az-Zahir), The Hidden, The All Encompassing (Al-Batin), The Master, The Lord of Universe(Rab-ul-Ala’min), The Encompasser (Al-Mahsi), The Most Kind and Righteous (Al-Barr), The Ever Returning, Ever Relenting (At-Tawwab), The Avenger (Al-Muntaqim), The Pardoner, The Effacer of Sins (Al-‘Afuww), The Compassionate, The All Pitying (Ar-Ra'uf), The Owner of All Sovereignty (Malik-al-Mulk), The Lord of Majesty and Generosity (Dhu-al-Jalali wa-al-Ikram), The Equitable, The Requiter (Al-Muqsit), The Gatherer, The Unifier (Al-Jami‘e), The All Rich, The Independent (Al-Ghanaie), The Enricher, The Emancipator (Al-Mughni), The Withholder, The Shielder, the Defender (Al-Mani'e), The Authority (Sultan), The Propitious, The Benefactor (An-Nafi‘e), The Light (An-Nur), The Guide (Al-Hadi), The Incomparable, The Originator (Al-Badi), The Ever Enduring and Immutable (Al-Baqi), The Heir, The Inheritor of All (Al-Warith), The Guide, Infallible Teacher and Knower (Ar-Rashid), The Patient, The Timeless (As-Sabur).
GOD – IN THE BIBLE
“Shama Israelu Adonai Ila Hayno Adna Ikhad ”[“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our GOD is one Lord”] (Deuteronomy;6:4, Jesus, Mark;12:29)
“Wherefore thou art great, O LORD GOD: for there is none like thee, neither is there any GOD beside thee,”(2 Samuel;7:22 )
“And he (Jesus) said unto him, Why you call me good? there is none good but one, that is, GOD: but if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”(Mathew;19:17).
“The fool hath said in his heart, There is no GOD. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.”(Psalms;14:1).
“He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a GOD of truth and without iniquity, just and right is He.”(Deuteronomy;32:4).
“And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD GOD, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.”(Exodus;34:6-7).
In the Bible, GOD is declared to be;
· None beside Him (Deutronomy;4:35; Isaiah; 44:6)
· None before Him (Isaiah;43:10)
· None like to Him (Exodus;9:14; Deutronomy;33:26; 2Samuel;7:22; Isaiah;46:5,9)
· Fills heaven and earth (1Kings;8:27; Jeremiah;23:24).
· His being alone possessed of foreknowledge (Isaiah;46:9-11)
· His being the sole object of worship in heaven and earth.(Nehemia;9:6; Mathew;4:10)
· His being the only Saviour. (Isaiah;45:21-22)
· Infinite (Psalms;147:5; Romans;11:33)
· Wonderful, Beyond human comprehension (Psalms;139:6)
· Underived. (Job;21:22; Isaiah;40:14)
· The idol worship is condemned (Exodus;20:3-5, Deuteronomy;5:7-9).
· Eternal (Deutronomy;33:27;Psalms;90:2),
· Immortal (1Timothy;1:17;6:16),
· Light (Isaiah;60:19; James; 1:17, 1John;1:5),
· Un-searchable (Job;11:7; 37:23;Psalms; 145:3; Isaiah; 40:28; Romans; 11:33),
· Incorruptible (Romans;1:23)
· Absolute sovereign(Daniel; 4:25,35)
· Mighty (Job;36:5)
· Omnipotent (Geneses17:1; Exodus;6:3)
· Omniscient (Psalms;139:1-6; Proverbs;5:21)
· Omnipresent (Psalms;139:7; Jeremiah;23:23)
· Immutable (Psalms;102:26-27)
· Glorious. (Exodus;15:11; Psalms;145:5)
· Most High (Psalms;83:18; Acts;7:48)
· Perfect (Mathew; 5:48, Job;36:4; 37:16)
· Holy (Psalms;99:9; Isaiah;5:16)
· Just (Deutronomy;32:4; Isaiah;45:21)
· True (Jermiah;10:10)
· Upright (Psalms;25:8; 92:15)
· Righteous (Ezra;9:15; Psalms;145:17)
· Good (Psalms;25:8; 119:68)
· His being alone good.(Mathew;19:17)
· Incomparable (Isaiah;44:7; Jeremiah;10:7)
· Gracious (Exodus;34:6, Psalms;116:5)
· Merciful (Exodus;34:6-7)
· Long-suffering (Numbers;14:18; Micah;7:1)
· Compassionate (2Kiings;13:23)