People who believe in Allah will certainly keep learn the knowledge of Islam so that their faith will increase. Knowledge about Islam is really broad, nevertheless, at least we understand the basic which is the knowledge of Islamic tawhid. The knowledge of tawhid relates to the oneness of Allah as the only one who must be worshiped.
Allah Ta’ala said,
وَمَا خَلَقْتُ الْجِنَّ وَالْإِنْسَ إِلَّا لِيَعْبُدُونِ
“I did not create the jinn and human except to worship Me.” (QS. Adh-Dhariyat : 56)
Studying the knowledge of Islam gives incredible benefits for the life of the world and afterlife. Among others, the insight and faith of someone who always learns the knowledge of Islam will increase, and Allah will ease the way to heaven.
From Abu Hurairah radhiyallahu ‘anhu, he said that the Prophet shallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam said,
وَمَنْ سَلَكَ طَرِيقًا يَلْتَمِسُ فِيهِ عِلْمًا سَهَّلَ اللَّهُ لَهُ بِهِ طَرِيقًا إِلَى الْجَنَّةِ
“Whoever takes the path to seek knowledge, then Allah will ease for him the way to heaven.” (Hadith Muslim no. 2699)
For you who always feel difficult to learn the knowledge of tawhid, do not worry! Because you will find the easy ways to learn tawhid here. Check out below!
Learn the Knowledge of Tawhid from Parents
Parents are the first family who is owned by a child since birth. From both parents, a child can grow and understand the things one by one in this life. And also from the parents, a child has a full faith in a religion.
Therefore, be grateful for you who embrace Islam since birth. Because Islam is a noble religion.
Allah Ta’ala said:
إِنَّ الدِّينَ عِندَ اللَّهِ الْإِسْلَامُ ۗ وَمَا اخْتَلَفَ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ إِلَّا مِن بَعْدِ مَا جَاءَهُمُ الْعِلْمُ بَغْيًا بَيْنَهُمْ ۗ وَمَن يَكْفُرْ بِآيَاتِ اللَّهِ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ سَرِيعُ الْحِسَابِ
“Indeed, religion in the side of Allah is Islam. There is no dispute among people who have been given Holy Book, except after they obtain knowledge, because of the envy among them. Whoever denies the verses of Allah, then indeed, Allah is very quick in His calculation.” (QS. Ali ‘Imran: 19)
One of the virtues of parents in Islam comes up when they teach the knowledge of tawhid to their children. Because the parents who understand the most the condition of their children and how to teach them from the most simple ways. So that they have the provision of faith before entering the formal education world outside their environment.
Learn the Knowledge of Tawhid Through Educational Institutions
Islamic educational institutions have spread in the country. Islamic-based educational institutions have existed since Play Group (PG) or PAUD, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School, High School until college both public or private. We can certainly know which one is really qualified and not if it is viewed from the accreditation, competency, achievement and appearance.
The purpose of Islamic education is to embed the Islamic values since the early age so that it becomes habit and character in a child’s self. This includes the knowledge of tawhid in it as a foundation of Islam that is sturdy.
The teachers certainly know how to teach the kinds of the knowledge of tawhid to their students with the method that is fun and easy to understand.
Besides the formal educational institutions, learning the knowledge of tawhid can be done through the non-formal educational institutions. Such as boarding school, madrasa, TPQ or so on. The advantages of boarding school as an education are in the duration and intensity of the teaching.
So, those are some ways to learn tawhid that are recommended for you. Hopefully it can strengthen your intention to get closer to Islam by learning the knowledge of tawhid.