Misconception and error of Fatalism

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Misconception and error of Fatalism

What has been mentioned by the Sheikh (RA) is that which Allah (SWT) had commanded, and (also what) His Rasool (SAAWS) commanded. But many people erred in it. Those who erred might witness that which has been measured for one of them as to insurrections and sins, or that which has been measured for others as to insurrections and sins, even if it is Kufr. They witness (or accept) that erring as occuring by the Will of Allah and by His Qadhaa and Qadar (His Decree and Measure), and as being included in the virtue of His Lordship and the requirement of His Will. They think that submitting to sin and conforming with it and accepting it, etc. is a Deen, a straight path, and a 'Ibadah. In this they are similar to the polytheists who said:

If Allah had willed, we would not have taken partners (in Al-'Ibaadah) with Him nor would our fathers, and we would not have forbidden anything (against His Will). [Al-An'aam: 148]; and they said:

Shall we feed those whom, if Allah willed, He (Himself) would have fed? [Ya Seen: 47];

If it had been the Will of the Most Beneficient (Allah) we should not have worshiped them. [Az-Zukhruf:20]