لَقَدۡ خَلَقۡنَا ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنَ فِىٓ أَحۡسَنِ تَقۡوِيمٍ۬
4. Verily, we created man of the best stature (mould),
As you have read, in the previous three ayahs, Allah made an oath. When Allah gives an Oath, He is going to give a response (jawab) as to what is related to the Oath. In these coming ayah, you can see what is the respond given by Allah after he made the oath.
In Ayah 4, Allah has declared that He has created the humankind to have the best stature. Mankind is created with the complete perfection, beautiful shape, right proportion and upright stature. Not only that, humankind is given aql to differentiate the good and evil, and use his intellect to progress.
ثُمَّ رَدَدۡنَـٰهُ أَسۡفَلَ سَـٰفِلِينَ
5. Then we reduced Him to the lowest of the low,
Some scholars has translated this to mean, that mankind will make themselves go slide into the lowest part of hell despite being given the best of stature, they have disobeyed Allah and the prophet sallallahu alaihi wasalam. Indeed they are the people who are at loss in this world as what Allah ahs mentioned in surah al Asr.
وَٱلۡعَصۡرِ (١) إِنَّ ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنَ لَفِى خُسۡرٍ (٢
1. by Al-‘Asr (the time).
2. Verily! man is In loss,
May Allah protect us from being among these people.
Brainstorm how can one get themselves to be at loss in this dunya.
Thus despite that Allah had given human the best form of especially intellect, some used it not for worshiping Him but rather to disobey Allah. Look at our form
Are we using all these faculties to please Allah?
إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَعَمِلُواْ ٱلصَّـٰلِحَـٰتِ فَلَهُمۡ أَجۡرٌ غَيۡرُ مَمۡنُونٍ۬
6. save those who believe (in Islâmic Monotheism) and do righteous deeds, Then they shall have a reward without end (Paradise).
Allah says many times in the Quran this phrase – Those who believe and do righteous deed.
Eemaan is something internal, in the heart. Only Allah knows the level of your eemaan.
Righteous deeds, even though one does not announce the deeds they have done, but it is manifested in their actions, what they wear, things they like to do.
One cannot claim to have eemaan but yet do not obey Allah externally. These two must come together.
And surely those who you can see be doing good deeds but do not have believe in the heart is considered a munafiq.
In this ayat, only those with eemaan AND doing righteous deeds will receive ajr (reward).
Reward that will never end.
Subhanallah! Imagine living in bliss of which there is no end.
Human craves to live forever and that is why they search for the fountain of youth, they fantasise of living forever (but yet remain young). This cannot be achieved in this world. Even if one can live for a long time, life has so much test and pain and our aging body will only leave us uncomfortable to live forever.
But this is not the case in jannah. Everything good you can think of, it will only better there. We ask Allah that he place us in the highest jannah.