Allah is the Creator.
He made everything. He made everything out of N O T H I N G.
In Arabic, the word “khalaqa” means to make out of nothing, which is something that only Allah can do; it is impossible for anyone except Allah to do this.
Once upon a time there was nothing except Allah.
There was no sky.
There was no earth.
Ask : Look above us. What do you see?
The sky. The sun. The moon. Stars. Galaxy. Lightness. Darkness. Cloud. Rain. Heat.
There are birds that fly above. Big and dangerous. Small and colourful. And then there are butterfly, bees wasps, flies, mosquitoes and small flying insects.
Ask : Look below. What do you see?
The earth. Grass. Trees. Flowers.
And big animals like elephants and also dinosaurs from the very old age. There are tigers and camels. Cats and dogs. Horses and ponies.
And then there are mountain. Big and small. There are ocean. And rivers and lakes. There are water and wind.
There are fishes in the ocean as big as whale and as small as plankton. There are creatures in there that have lived for million of years only found today. And perhaps many more that we do not know.
And we have fruits that we can eat while some are poisonous. And animals we can eat while some are not permissible.
هُوَ ٱللَّهُ ٱلۡخَـٰلِقُ ٱلۡبَارِئُ ٱلۡمُصَوِّرُۖ لَهُ ٱلۡأَسۡمَآءُ ٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰۚ يُسَبِّحُ لَهُ ۥ مَا
فِى ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِۖ وَهُوَ ٱلۡعَزِيزُ ٱلۡحَكِيمُ (٢٤)
He is Allah, the Creator, the Shaper out of naught, the Fashioner. His are the most beautiful names. All that is in the heavens and the earth glorifieth Him, and He is the Mighty, the Wise. (24) Al Hashr 59:24
Only Allah can create. Nobody else can create.
And how does Allah create?
Kun Fayakun and it became.
Verily, His Command, when He intends a thing, is only that He says to it, “Be!” and it is! (Yasin 36:82)
And why do we need that Allah is Al Khaliq?
So that we understand that only Allah can create everything out of nothing.
Allah is most powerful.
Make us humble to Allah.
And we must understand that ALLAH is the one who CREATES us.
And why did Allah create you?
Reflect on this ayah. AdDhariyat 52:56
And I (Allâh) created not the jinn and mankind except that they should worship Me (Alone). (56)
Remember, the reason Allah creates us so that we worship Allah alone.
That is the purpose you are created. Take the advantage of this knowledge and strive hard so that you can fulfill your purpose here and enter Jannah, Allah’s creation of an eternal life.
For Z and also other activities Ideas taken from Umm Ibrahim‘s notes on Allah is the Creator. Allahummabareek.
People : To read up about different type of people n the world. race. Colour. Culture. Countries. And how some are not Muslims like us.
O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know one another. Verily, the most honourable of you with Allâh is that (believer) who has At-Taqwa [i.e. he is one of the Muttaqûn (pious – see V.2:2). Verily, Allâh is All-Knowing, All-Aware. (Al Hujurat 49:13)
Learn about different animals this week and always mention that Allah created them; learn about names for baby animals (kid, calf, etc) or what you call groups of a particular animal. Talk about farm animals; zoos, etc.
Read about something different in nature each day, remembering that Allah created everything
People made house, car, computer and everything in it. People make it from wood, metal, stone, technology of which Allah created.
Activity for H is to listen to Surah Ar Rahman and reflect. To point out in this surah, among Allah’s signs and creations.