In the name of Allah, Gracious, Merciful.
1The noise and clamor:
2What is the noise and clamor?
3And what will explain to you what the noise and clamor is?
4A day whereon men will be like moths scattered about.
5And the mountains will be like carded wool.
6Then he whose balance will be heavy.
7Will be in a life of good pleasure and satisfaction.1
8But he whose balance will be light
9Will have his home in a pit.
10And what will explain to you what this is?
11A fire blazing fiercely!
Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim
3Wa ma adraka ma lqariatu
4Yauma yakunun nasu kal farasyi lmabsusi
5Wa takunu ljibalu kalihni lmanfusy
6Fa amma man saqulat mawazinuhu
7Fahuwa fiisyatir radhiyatin
8Wa amma man khaffat mawazinuh
9Fa ummuhu hawiyatu
10Wa ma adraka mahiyaha
teaches salvation by merits and this verse proves it. Where ever there is
merits, of course there is demerit, and the next verse confirms that too.
Now, if salvation is by merits and demerits, then, where does faith in Allah
leave anyone? The Bible says:
“For this is how God
loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him
might not perish but have eternal life.”
Salvation is by grace. It is not earned, but
once given, the receiver is given grace to maintain his relationship with
God. Philippians 2:12 reads:
“And so, my dear friends,
just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more
now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and