encompassing; what He wills is, and what He does not will is not. He is Powerful over all things through His essential, all-embracing, absolute power. Neither is it possible or imaginable for the sun today to exist without light or heat, nor is it possible or imaginable for a god and creator of the heavens to exist without all-embracing knowledge and absolute power. Of necessity He is Knowing of all things with all-encompassing knowledge essential to His being. Of necessity such knowledge is connected with all things; by virtue of the mystery of presence, witnessing, penetration, and luminous all-comprehension, nothing can be separate from or outside of such knowledge.
The balance and order to be observed in beings, and the ordered proportionateness, and universal wisdom, and perfect bestowal, and measured regularity, and determined fruitfulness, and the appointed hour of death, and regular sustenance, the utter excellence and precision as established by science, and the solicitous adornment, and the utterly perfect differentiation, balance, order, and skill, and the absolute ease, all testify to the all-encompassing knowledge of the One All-Knowing of the Unseen and all things.
As is indicated byt the verse,
Should He not know – He that created? And He is the One that understands the finest mysteries [and] is well-acquainted [with them](67:14)
the existence of a thing necessitates knowledge, and the light of existence of things necessitates the light of knowledge.
In comparison with the evidence of man’s creation to His Creator’s knowledge, man’s fine art, which points to his intelligence is like the infinitesimal light of a fire-fly on a dark night in comparison with the splendid brilliance of the noon-day sun on the face of the earth.
And if He is knowing of all things, so He is wills all things. For something cannot be realized without being willed. And just as power is effectual and knowledge distinguishes, so will specifies; then the existence of things is realized.
There are evidences to the existence of the divine will and choice to the number of states, stages, and attributes of things.
Yes, all beings being given order and particular attributes from among limitless possibilities, amid fruitless ways from among confused floods of incongruous elements, with such fine and sensitive order, and their being given balance with such fine and sensitive balance, as is to be observed; and the creation of the various well-ordered living beings from simple life