The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Koran:|
they have done; and thy Lord is not careless of that which they do.
Thy Lord is rich, merciful; if He pleases He will take you off,
and will cause what He pleases to succeed you; even as He raised you
up from the seed of other people.
Verily, what ye are promised will surely come, nor can ye
Say, 'O my people! act according to your power, verily, I am
acting too; and soon shall ye know whose is the future of the
abode!' verily, the unjust shall not prosper.
They set apart for God, from what He raises of tilth and of
cattle, a portion, and they say, 'This is God's;'- as they pretend-