Can Allah create mountain he cannot lift
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Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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Can Allah create a moutain so large and so big, that he himself can not lift? no one has yet been able to answer this question of mine, which i admit does not originally come from me...simply because either answer (yes, or no) will contradict islamic beleifs. There are many other questions similar to this one which have the same self-contridictory aspect to them.
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Can allah create mountain he cannot lift?
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help
and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and
whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness
that there is no one (no idol, no
person, no grave, no prophet, no imam,
no dai, nobody!) worthy of
worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His
slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
The All-Mighty is He, Who does whatever He Wills!
Neither is it difficult for Him to create the largest mountain; nor is it difficult for Him to lift the
heaviest of things; if He Wills to do
If one wants to imagine the Power and Might of
Allah Subhanah, he should contemplate
this Aayah of the Holy Quran as Declared by Allah Subhanah Himself:
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39
Surah Zumar verse 67:These people (the disbelievers) have not recognized the
True Worth of Allah, as His Worth
should truly be recognized! (As for
His Omnipotence) the entire Earth on the Day of Resurrection shall be in His
Grasp, and the Heavens shall be rolled
up in His Right Hand! Glorified and Far
Exalted is He, above what they
associate with Him.
Lifting the heaviest of mountains for the Being in
Whose Right Hand will be the seven Heavens is too small a challenge even to
simply because either answer (yes, or no) will contradict islamic
If anything ‘contradicts’ the Truth of Islam or its belief, then it can obviously be nothing but falsehood; for falsehood alone cannot contradict the
Thus rather than searching for falsehoods to
challenge the Truth, it would be
prudent and wise for the person to give up his futile search, and submit to the Truth.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due
to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only
Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,