The Sublimity of Allah and a eulogy of the
Praise be to Allah who is above all similarity to the creatures, is above
the words of describers, who displays the wonders of His management for
the on-lookers, is hidden from the imagination of thinkers by virtue of
the greatness of His glory, has knowledge without acquiring it, adding to
it or drawing it (from someone), and Who is the ordainer of all matters
without reflecting or thinking.
such that gloom does not concern Him, nor does He seek light from
brightness, night does not overtake Him nor does the day pass over Him (so
as to affect Him in any manner). His comprehension (of things) is not
through eyes and His knowledge is not dependent on being informed.
A part of the same sermon about the Prophet
deputised the Prophet with light, and accorded him the highest precedence
in selection. Through him Allah united those who were divided, overpowered
the powerful, overcame difficulties and levelled rugged ground, and thus
removed misguidance from right and left.