Allāh is All-just and All-wise. He creates us and wants us to know him and worship him alone. The submission of man to his creator, Allāh, is the essence of Tawḥīd. When someone submits to Allāh, he must negate and disassociate from any worship to anyone (or anything) other than Allāh.
Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Ṣāliḥ
Al-Shahādatayn is the declaration that represents the belief in the oneness of Allāh (Tawḥīd). It is composed of negation and confirmation phrases. The phrase “There is no true god…” negates all false deities, while the phrase “but Allāh”, confirms...