and one principle of the verse,
Verily when He intends a thing, His command is “Be!” and it is,(36:82)
and one point of the verse,
So glory to Him in Whose hands is the dominion of all things; and to Him will you all be brought back.(36:83)
Know that among mankind prophethood is the summary and foundation of human good and perfections; True Religion is the index of prosperity and happiness; belief is sheer, transcendent good. Since apparent in this world are a shining beauty, an extensive and exalted good, an evident truth, and superior perfection, self-evidently truth and reality lie in prophethood and in the hands of prophets. While evil, misguidance, and loss are with those who oppose them.
Of the thousands of merits of worship, consider only the following: the Prophet (UWBP) unites the hearts of the affirmers of divine unity in the prayers of the Festivals and of Friday, and worship performed in congregation. He brings together their tongues in a single phrase so that one man responds to the sublime address of the Pre-Eternal Worshipped One with the voices, supplications, and invocations uttered by innumerable hearts and tongues. Strengthening one other, assisting one other and uniting, those voices, supplications, and invocations display so expansive a worship before the Godhead of the Pre-Eternal All-Worshipped One that the globe of the earth as though recites the invocations, offers the supplications, and performs the prayers with its regions, and conforms with its climes to the command of
And be steadfast in prayer,(2:43, etc.)
which was revealed with glory and tremendousness from beyond the heavens. Through this mystery of unity, man, a miniscule, powerless creature in the universe like a particle, by virtue of the vastness of worship becomes a beloved servant of the Creator of the Heavens and the Earth, vicegerent of the earth, the earth’s ruler and chief of the animals, and the result and aim of the universe’s creation.
Yes, if the voices of hundreds of millions of people proclaiming “God is Most Great!” after the five daily prayers, and particularly in the Festival Prayers, unite in the Manifest World as they do in the World of the Unseen,