The Powerful - Al-Qawwī

The Powerful - Al-Qawwī - Al-Qawwī

Al-Qawiyy indicates “perfect power” according to Imam Al-Ghazali, may God have mercy on him. This Name is mentioned numerous times in the Qur’an, as we are told over and over: “Indeed, God is Powerful (Qawiyy) and Exalted in Might.” (Qur’an, 57:25) The other meaning of Al-Qawiyy is that you may not be powerful yourself but are made powerful because your protector is the Most Powerful. Relying on the Most Powerful also means doing our due diligence. The Prophet ﷺ did not go to battle unprepared. He did as much as he could with what was given to him, was frequently innovative and always asked the opinions of his companions radi Allahu `anhum (may God be pleased with them).

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