Question: What is the relation between man and the universe?
God created the universe and made it all employed to man and He made man employed to obey God The Most Gracious. As the creator knows His manufacture so a wise man should follow the instructions and guidance set by the maker. What if the maker sent a book with these instructions and sent an engineer with it, he is the prophet or the apostle who explains, demonstrates and details these instructions.
Man should inhabit the universe, work, make things, grow plants, eat, drink and enjoy with other people by grants and favors of God in life on condition that he accurately and properly follows the instructions and guidance showed by God the Creator of the universe.
So if God tells us that He made day as a means of subsistence and night as a covering, so in order to succeed in his life and be happy at the hereafter he should follow this as possible except if there is a necessity, because necessities make banned things legal.
If he eats or drinks intending to be able to work in life, enjoy the taste and help him in his life, he should leave the foods and drinks God banned in the verses of the Koran. If he wants to fulfill his sexual desire and have good descendants, he should follow the divine legal way which is marriage by legal conditions and be far from satanic inclined ways, and so with everything, God says about that who follows His orders and deals with the universe by the orders of Sharia:
“Whoever works righteousness, man or woman, and has Faith, verily, to him will We give a new Life, a life that is good and pure and We will bestow on such their reward according to the best of their actions.” Surat Annahl, Verse 97.
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