Freewill And Angels

Do Angels have Free will? If they do then do they sin? Are they in the same test as we and jins are? If they have freewill and they do not sin because they are in presence (hazoori) of God all the time, then Iblis has the same "hazoori", he sinned, as he was jin and had free will.

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Satan’s Challenges To God

The Quran mentions that after Satan was commanded to leave the Heavens due to his disobedience, he said to Allah that just as He had misled Satan, he too shall lead humans astray (Surah 15:32-44).

1. What made Satan say this? Since the whole episode doesn't show Satan being misled anywhere. You could say Satan made this up, but that doesn't sound quite right, since Satan was well aware of what had happened. Allah created Satan and Satan knew this very well. Still Satan decided to go against his creator.

2. Satan knew very well he couldn't win from Allah, still he asked for respite till the Day of Judgment. Why doesn't Satan simply repent? He'll be on the losing side on the Day of Judgment. You might say it is Satan's kibr (pride) that prevents him from repenting. But no matter how proud or powerful he might be, he is still merely a creation and Allah is the creator. So what is the point, why fight a lost cause?

3. The Quran at various stages calls the non-believers and hypocrites as deaf, dumb and blind. [Surah 2:18] It is understandable that the non-believers due to their stubbornness were unable to understand or recognize the message of Allah. But labeling them as deaf, dumb and blind is demeaning to the people who are deaf, dumb or blind. Yes we humans do call normal people as deaf dumb or blind but all those meanings are negative. The deaf/dumb/blind are also creations of Allah and they did not choose to be so while the non-believers chose not to believe.

There might be many deaf/dumb/blind who are Muslims and might wonder why Allah likened the non-believers to them. This might be similar to if someone likens criminals to a certain race. Such a statement might deeply hurt the race.

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قیامت میں فرشتوں اور جنوں کا حساب

کیا قیامت کے روز انسانوں کی طرح فرشتوں اور جنوں کا بھی حساب ہو گا؟

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جنات کا وجود

کیا جنات یا مؤکل موجود ہیں؟ لوگ ان سے رابطے کے لیے تسبیح پڑھتے اور چلے کرتے ہیں، کیا یہ صحیح ہے؟کیا جنات قابو میں آجاتے ہیں اور ان سے کام لینا درست ہے؟

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انسان اور جنات كا تعلق

میرا سوال یہ ہے کہ کیا جنات کا انسان کے ساتھ کچھ رابطہ ہو سکتا ہے؟ کیا ایک انسان کسی جن کے ساتھ دوستی کر سکتا ہے؟

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Qur’an says shooting stars are missiles for the Jinn?

Does the Qur'an say that shooting stars are a way to scare away the Jinnat from heaven. If so is this abstract or is this literal. How do Muslims in today's scientific age explain this to a non Muslim?

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Jinn and Men created for Hell?

Dear Reader,

Assalaamu alaikum. My question is regarding taqdeer. It is a subject that nurtures countless different interpretations among religious scholars, but the one I find most satisfying is that of Ghamidi sahab. He holds the opinion that man is only bound in some issues, such as where will he be born, his physical and mental abilities, his age at the time of death etc, and for the rest of the issues he is not predestined and decides his own future through his decisions in matters of morality. However, this doctrine seems to be in contradiction with Quran, Surah al A'raf [7:179]. Allah says he has "certainly created for Hell many of the jinn and mankind". Does this verse not tell us that these humans and jinn are predestined to go to hell. It seems their sole purpose was to suffer in Hell. Secondly this seems to be in contradiction to some of Allah's attributes such as the Merciful and the Beneficent. Why would a Loving and all Merciful God create some beings so that they can only suffer in Hell. I am eagerly awaiting your valuable reply.

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