As a Muslim child certainly will never escape the lessons and explanations about the number of prophets and apostles who must be believed, numbering 25. In addition, also accompanied by stories that accompany the prophets and apostles.
This is nothing but to increase our knowledge of all of our faith in the prophets and apostles, which are ranked fourth in the pillars of faith. On this occasion, we will learn a little about the story of the Prophet Adam as., Who was the first prophet and man that Allah created in this universe.
After the universe and everything is finished
The process of creation of the Prophet Adam occurred after Allah, created the universe and other creatures such as angels, jinns and demons. Where the universe is very broad. Where there are so many galaxies where in one galaxy can consist of thousands or even billions of solar systems and planets.
Including the planet we live in, Earth. Where everything can stay organized in the arrangement of the solar system. And all contents and various kinds of things have been prepared to complete it. So it looks so neat, beautiful and chic.
Soaring mountains, rivers filled with clear mountain water, vast oceans, fresh air, to various kinds of flora and fauna that are so beautiful that live on land or even the ocean.
When this earth was created so neatly and neatly, Allah SWT. give statements to the angels, which He created from light and the jinns which He created from fire. That He wants to create a new creature, that is, human.
A Noble Being from a Formed Land
وَلَقَدۡ خَلَقۡنَا ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ مِن صَلۡصَٰلٖ مِّنۡ حَمَإٖ مَّسۡنُونٖ
And indeed We have created man (Adam) from dry clay (which is derived) from black mud which is given form (QS. Al-Hijr (15): 26)
God Almighty also created Adam from the ground that the spirit blew in, as a perfect being and the first human to live in heaven. Before the prophet Adam was created, angels worried about the will of Allah.
So there are those who ask: “Why do you want to create humans, whether human beings will only do something destructive on earth, kill each other and be hostile to each other, while you know that we always make dhikr and glorify your asthma O Allah”
Seeing angels who are worried about what they are worried about, Allah says: “Verily, I know that which you do not know” (QS. Al-Baqarah (2): 30). The angel was silent after hearing the explanation from Allah. the.
After Adam’s creation as the first human being, then all of His creatures, were ordered to bow down to honor the prophet Adam. It is by Allah’s command that all of God’s creatures prostrate to the prophet Adam, except for one, namely Satan.
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The First Arrogant Nature in Nature
With arrogance, the devil also said: “Why should I prostrate to Adam (Adam), whom you created from the ground (which is dry), while I created you from hot fire?”
Hearing this answer, then Allah cast out demons from heaven. Being punished as a despicable and heretical being because he felt he was the most noble, the devil also asked for a request from Allah Almighty. to suspend his life until the End of Days (Resurrection Day or yaumul ba’ts )
* قَالَ فَٱخۡرُجۡ مِنۡهَا فَإِنَّكَ رَجِيمٞ * وَإِنَّ عَلَيۡكَ ٱللَّعۡنَةَ إِلَىٰ يَوۡمِ ٱلدِّينِ * قََِظَََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََََِ
Allah said: “Get out of heaven, for surely you are damned. and indeed the curse still befalls you until the Day of Judgment. ” Said the devil: “O my Lord, (if so) then give me respite until the day (humans) are resurrected (Surah al-Hijr: 34-35)
Important Lessons for All Mankind
From the material above, we can take an important lesson in which the creation of man (al-insan) was first the Prophet Adam as.
Then, he ordered all creatures to bow down to the Prophet Adam, as a tribute and obedience. However, there is one creature that does not want to bow down, which is Satan. With his arrogance he did not want to bow down to the Prophet Adam.
In addition, the Prophet Adam as., Has also been given the provision of reason and mind so that, it has advantages over other creatures created by Allah. From this then all His creatures were ordered to bow down, as a form of obedience to His commands and as a tribute to the Prophet Adam as.
When commanded this prostration there are creatures who are reluctant to bow down, because they feel themselves more noble than the Prophet Adam, who is the Devil. With his arrogance Satan did not want to prostrate because he himself felt more noble than Adam as.
From a piece of the story of the creation of the Prophet Adam as. above, hopefully we can learn that as a Muslim, it is not appropriate to be arrogant. Because it is very inappropriate for a creature of His creation.
Instead we must always learn to instill the nature of humility and compassion to the deepest in ourselves and can spread it to all creatures of His creation.