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The Testimony of Faith (Shahada)

Updated: Sep 6, 2020

The core of the faith is the "Shahada" (Testimony of Faith). This very first pillar of Islam is stated clearly in the Quran exactly as it was revealed to the recipients of previous Scriptures.

 

The Testimony of faith in the Torah (Old Testament) reads:


"Hear, O' Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One" Deuteronomy 6:4-5

 

The same Testimony is confirmed in the New Testament in the wor