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The Mechanism of Torment Includes That Disbelievers Will Be Tormented inside Hell by their Sins

 
The Mechanism of Torment Includes That Disbelievers Will Be Tormented inside Hell by their Sins 
 
Published in June 26, 2018
Translated by: Ahmed Fathy
 
 
Introduction: 
1- Disobedient ones or sinners comprise the following categories. 
1/1: Disobedient ones who know they are sinful and that they disobey Quranic commands of the Lord God; they may repent because they know they are wronging themselves by committing sins. 
1/2: Disobedient ones who justify their sins and bad deeds and deem them as 'good' and 'necessary'; such misguided, disobedient ones will not repent as they are too arrogant and proud to deem themselves in the wrong. 
1/3: Disobedient ones who regard their sins and evil deeds as part of religion and acts of worship; such misguided, disobedient ones will not repent; they are human devils; they include Wahabi terrorists who massacre the innocent ones while assuming they are pleasing God with their 'jihad'. They include those who worship dead persons and mausoleums while assuming that their polytheism is part of the Islamic faith; they will not repent because they assume themselves to be among guided ones who apply religion!    
2- The second and the third categories of disobedient ones will go on sinning until their hearts/souls are blackened or get corroded or rusty with sins: "...Their hearts have become corroded by what they used to earn." (83:14); of course, this rustiness or blackness will appear on their faces on the Last Day and their sins will turn into Hell-fire tormenting them forever. 
 
Firstly: being tormented by their sins and evil/bad deeds:
1- Sins and evil/bad deeds will turn into fire inside Hell to torment the unrepentant disobedient ones forever; they will never die and will never get out of it or be relieved even temporarily. The angels supplicate to God to bestow His mercy on the monotheists and to shield them from the outcome of sins: "And shield them from the evil deeds. Whomever You shield from the evil deeds, on that Day, You have had mercy on him. That is the supreme achievement."" (40:9). 
2- Sins and evil/bad deeds will turn into fire inside Hell to torment the unrepentant disobedient ones; this is about sinners who died without repentance: "Indeed, whoever commits sins, and becomes besieged by his injustices - these are the inmates of the Fire, wherein they will dwell forever." (2:81).
3- Their sins will turn into fire tormenting and haunting them forever in Hell as they will be surrounded by it from all directions: "The evils of what they perpetrated will become evident to them, and the very thing they ridiculed will haunt them." (45:33).
4- These verses are about them shortly before entering into Hell on the Day of Resurrection: "If those who did wrong owned everything on earth, and the like of it with it, they would redeem themselves with it from the terrible suffering on the Day of Resurrection. But there will appear to them from God what they never anticipated. There will appear to them the evils of their deeds, and they will be surrounded by what they used to ridicule." (39:47-48).
 
Secondly: examples of types of sins and evil deeds that will turn into Hell-fire in the Hereafter:
1- Those clergymen who consume ill-gotten money by spreading lies regarding God's Religion and make people buy into myths and lies will enter into Hell if they died without repentance; they are, in fact, consuming fire.  
1/1: God says the following in general: "Those who conceal what God revealed in the Book, and exchange it for a small price - those swallow nothing but fire into their bellies. And God will not speak to them on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He purify them, and they will have a painful torment. It is they who exchange guidance for error, and forgiveness for torment. But why do they insist on the Fire?" (2:174-175)
1/2: These verses are about the fate inside Hell in store for clergymen of the People of the Book; these verses apply also to the clergymen of Sunnites, Sufis, and Shiites, past and present: "O you who believe! Many of the rabbis and priests consume people's wealth illicitly, and hinder from God's Path. Those who hoard gold and silver, and do not spend them in God's cause, inform them of a painful torment. On the Day when they will be heated in the Fire of Hell, then their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs will be branded with them: "This is what you hoarded for yourselves; so taste what you used to hoard."" (9:34-35). 
2- Those who steal inheritance money of orphans and violate God's inheritance laws in the Quran will enter into Hell however many might be their good deeds and acts of charity they performed during their lifetimes: "Those who consume the wealth of orphans illicitly consume only fire into their bellies; and they will burn in Hell." (4:10). These verses come directly after inheritance laws inside the Quran: "These are the bounds set by God. Whoever obeys God and His Messenger, He will admit him into Gardens beneath which rivers flow, to abide therein forever. That is the great attainment. But whoever disobeys God and His Messenger, and oversteps His bounds, He will admit him into a Fire, wherein he abides forever, and he will have a shameful torment." (4:13-14)
3- Among Hell-dwellers are stingy persons whose hoarded wealth will turn into torment tools to torture them inside Hell; God warns them here to repent before it is too late for them: "Those who withhold what God has given them of his bounty should not assume that is good for them. In fact, it is bad for them. They will be encircled by their hoardings on the Day of Resurrection. To God belongs the inheritance of the heavens and the earth, and God is well acquainted with what you do." (3:180).
 
Thirdly: to atone for sins and bad deeds means to cover them to be shielded from their outcome in the Hereafter:
 God's mercy entailed that He has showed to living people how to save themselves from their sins and evil/bad deeds by atoning for them. In the Arabic/Quranic tongue, to atone literally means (to cover); sinners have covered their instinct monotheism of (There is no God but Allah) when they worship things/persons alongside with God; this is sheer polytheism. Atonement means to make amends and repent so that sins and evil/bad deeds are covered and neutralized by good deeds within piety and monotheism so that sins would not be turned into Hell-fire as God will overlook such sins on the Last Day and accept sincere repentance and atonement of those who returned to monotheism and guidance before their death. Within the call to atone for one's sins, we have these means/tools to attain forgiveness from the Lord God by repentance and atonement.
1- By giving charity donation in secret and in public: "If you give charity openly, that is good. But if you keep it secret, and give it to the needy in private, that is better for you. It will atone for your sins. God is cognizant of what you do." (2:271).
2- By avoiding grave sins: "If you avoid the worst of what you are forbidden, We will remit your sins, and admit you by a Gate of Honor." (4:31).
3- By real, sincere repentance that manifests itself by performing many good deed within piety and monotheism. 
3/1: God says the following about sincere repentance: "As for those who commit sins, and then repent afterwards and believe - your Lord, thereafter, is Forgiving and Merciful." (7:153).
3/2: Sincere repentance leads to Paradise: "O you who believe! Repent to God with sincere repentance. Perhaps your Lord will remit your sins, and admit you into Gardens beneath which rivers flow, on the Day when God will not disappoint the Prophet and those who believed with him. Their Light streaming before them, and to their right, they will say, "Our Lord, complete our Light for us, and forgive us; You are Capable of all things."" (66:8). 
3/3: Sincere repentance makes good deeds cover and atone for bad/evil deeds and grave sins (e.g., killing, fornication, and disbelief/polytheism). God says in the Quran: "Except for those who repent, and believe, and do good deeds. These - God will replace their bad deeds with good deeds. God is ever Forgiving and Merciful. Whoever repents and acts righteously has inclined towards God with repentance." (25:70-71). 
4- Sincere repentance makes one attain and realize piety. 
4/1: God says the following about the People of the Book: "Had the People of the Scripture believed and been righteous, We would have remitted their sins, and admitted them into the Gardens of Bliss." (5:65).
4/2: God says the following about the Quran-believing people: "O you who believe! If you remain conscious of God within piety, He will give you a criterion, and will remit your sins, and will forgive you. God is the Possessor of infinite grace." (8:29).
4/3: The pious ones include prophets/messengers and those who believed within piety and monotheism in the Divine Book/Scripture: "But he who promotes the Truth, and testifies to it - these are the righteous ones. They will have whatever they please with their Lord. Such is the reward for the charitable ones. God will acquit them of the worst of their deeds, and will reward them according to the best of what they used to do." (39:33-35).
4/4: God says the following to all human beings: "...Whoever fears God within piety - He will remit his sins, and will amplify his reward." (65:5)
4/5: Only the pious ones will enter into Paradise: "Such is Paradise which We will give as inheritance to those of Our servants who are pious." (19:63).
5- To observe prayers and other acts of worship means to attain piety; prayers are not meaningless movements and empty words, except for hypocrites and sinful ones. All acts of worship aim at achieving piety in all our deeds during our lifetime; piety is the fruit of prayers, Zakat, pilgrimage, fasting, charity donations, etc.: "O people! Worship your Lord who created you and those before you, that you may attain piety." (2:21).  
5/1: This abovementioned facts are also found in the covenant made between God and the Israelites: " God received a pledge from the Israelites, and We raised among them twelve chiefs. God said, "I am with you; if you perform the prayer, and pay the alms, and believe in My messengers and support them, and lend God a loan of righteousness; I will remit your sins, and admit you into Gardens beneath which rivers flow. But whoever among you disbelieves afterwards has strayed from the right way."" (5:12).
5/2: Some of the Israelites honored the covenant and will be rewarded by God as their sins will be remitted: "Those to whom We gave the Scripture before it believe in it. When it is recited to them, they say, "We have believed in it; it is the truth from our Lord; we were submitters prior to it." These will be given their reward twice, because they persevered; and they counter evil with good; and from Our provisions to them, they give." (28:52-54).
5/3: Those who have performed many good deeds (in terms of quantity and quality) within piety and monotheism and sincere repentance will avoid the bad outcome of sins and evil deeds since they will be pardoned by God. 
5/3/1: Hence, performing many good deeds and acts of worship within piety will make God remit one's sins: "Perform the prayer at the borders of the day, and during the approaches of the night. The good deeds take away the bad deeds. This is a reminder for those who remember.  (11:114).
5/3/2: God says in the Quran: "And those who patiently seek the presence of their Lord, and pray regularly, and spend from Our provisions to them, secretly and openly, and repel evil with good. These will have the Ultimate Home. Everlasting Gardens, which they will enter, along with the righteous ones among their parents, and their spouses, and their descendants. And the angels will enter upon them from every gate." (13:22-23).
5/4: Piety leads to performing many good deeds (in terms of quantity and quality) and acts of worship within monotheism, devoutness, and devotion to the Dominant Lord God; this results in atonement for sins and being pardoned; this is real faith bearing its fruit in Paradise; this is why the Quranic text repeats the phrase (those who believed and performed good deeds) about Paradise-dwellers whose sins are remitted/forgiven; faithless good deeds and faith without good deeds lead only to Hell.  
5/4/1: God says in the Quran: "While those who believe, and work righteousness, and believe in what was sent down to Muhammad-and it is the truth from their Lord-He remits their sins, and relieves their concerns" (47:2); here, God does NOT say to believe in Muhammad; otherwise, this would be a call to deify Muhammad; the only belief is to believe in the Quran given to Muhammad.
5/4/2: God says in the Quran: "He will admit the believers, male and female, into Gardens beneath which rivers flow, to abide therein forever, and He will remit their sins. That, with God, is a great triumph." (48:5); this is about all good, pious believers in all eras in general.
5/4/3: God says in the Quran: "The Day when He gathers you for the Day of Gathering...Whoever believes in God and acts with integrity, He will remit his misdeeds, and will admit him into gardens beneath which rivers flow, to dwell therein forever. That is the supreme achievement." (64:9); this verse explains the ones before and after it.
5/4/4: God says in the Quran: "Those who believe and do righteous deeds-We will remit their sins, and We will reward them according to the best of what they used to do." (29:7); this verse explains the ones before and after it.
5/4/5: God says in the Quran: "Those who believe and do good works - We will admit them into the company of the righteous ones." (29:9); thus, those who died as pious, good believers will be good and fit to be made to enter into Paradise. 
6- All the above verses preach and warn the living persons so that they save themselves and be spared from the torment which will last forever inside Hell for unrepentant sinners. 

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