The 'Uboodiyah that is due to the Lordship of Allah (AWJ)

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The 'Uboodiyah that is due to the Lordship of Allah (AWJ)

Therefore, if Al-'Abd knew that Allah (AWJ) is his Lord and his Creator, and that he is poor without Him and in need of Him (AWJ), then he would recognize Al-'Uboodiyah due to the Lordship of Allah. Such an 'Abd would ask of his Lord, beseech Him and rely on Him (AWJ). Nevertheless, he still might obey His Command or he might disobey It, and he still might worship Him (AWJ) and might worship Ash-Shaitaan (Satan) and idols. This type of Al-'Uboodiyah allows for no distinction between that of the Heaven-dwellers and that of the Hell-dwellers. With this type of Al-'Uboodiyah a man does not become a believer, as Ta'aala said,

And most of them believe not in Allah except that they attribute partners (unto Him). [Yoosuf: 106]

Indeed, those pagans (of Arabia) used to admit that Allah (AWJ) is their Creator while worshiping other than Him. Allah (SWT) said,

And verily, if you ask them: 'Who created the heavens and the earth?' Surely they will say: 'Allah' (has created them). [Az-Zumar:38]; and

Say: 'Whose is the earth and whosoever is therein? If you know!' They will say, 'To Allah!' Say: 'Will you not then remember?' Say: 'Who is the Lord of the seven heavens, and the Lord of the Great Throne?' They will say, '(That belongs) to Allah,' Say: 'Will you not then fear Allah.' Say: 'In Whose Hand is the sovereignty of everything and He protects (all), while against Him there is no protector if you know?' They will say, '(It belongs) to Allah,' Say: 'How then are you bewitched (deny the truth)?' [Al-Moo-minoon: 84-89]