<1>Next after The Revelation, the word
God came to
Muhammad. As it is described in The Revelation, both the
seven churches and seven seals are descriptions of the seven truths
which will be revealed to humanity through
of the churches).
<2>Therefore, the next Scripture after the
was revealed to the
Moslems. In fact the Scripture for humanity is one that covers
the descriptions of all the seven symbols in
<3>The fourth sign (
) and its Scripture will be considered in this part.
covered a great part of the world for some centuries, the teaching
lost its truth for the majority. Instead of following the example of
started to follow dogmas about the religion. <5>Therefore,
expectations of the coming of another great Prophet increased in
this later period.
Muhammad was the one all were expecting. His mission was to
finish the spiritual realization by bringing the fourth seal. <7>With
the awakening of the latent spiritual forces (),
longing to create the
this ideal (),
and surrendering and submitting to Him (),
the highest spiritual realization is achieved.
tried to establish this ideal and for a short period of time; it
succeeded. We should remember that the Arab civilization then was so
primitive that the people used to kill their
female children or sell them in childhood. <9>However,
was established, in a short period of time, that same society became
the center of world civilization. <10>That shows how, with
the proper environment and by following
God's Principles, a difference will be made for the progress of
<11>The explanation of the advent of
Islam given above is
historical. The spiritual explanation is that the coming of this new
teaching for furthering the course of humanity was part of the
promise given to Abram
(read the book Children
of Abram (Abraham), All Prophecies Are Fulfilled.) <12>Also
the coming of
Islam had been
The Revelation, when the fourth seal is opened (pale
horseman). By adding this teaching to The Revelation, the
Bible will become more complete.
<13>The basic teaching of the
Koran consists of
several points: There is only one
God. He is the absolute power. He is just, merciful, and
beneficent. <14>There will be a last day of judgment, which
is the resurrection
from the dead (ignorance)
to life (spiritual knowledge). <15>All things in the universe
God, and humans should
only surrender and submit themselves to Him. In fact, "Islam"
means "to be surrendered and submissive to the Lord," and it is this
which is the most important message of this religion.
<16>Some verses of importance will be
described in the following pages for further explanation of the
verses will not reveal all the truth behind this Scripture and
religion, but will clarify that the truths revealed in the
Koran are not
different than in other Scriptures. <17>Also this will shed
light on some parts which have been misunderstood. In the book
Readings (The Koran) more verses and truths are revealed.
<18>To make the
universal for those who are not familiar with the name
Allah, one can substitute "God"
for "Allah" (which are
the same) in the verses in order to be able to relate to the truth
which underlies the words of the