Be certain of this that the highest aim of creation and its most important result are belief in God. The most exalted rank in humanity and its highest degree are the knowledge of God contained within belief in God.
The most radiant happiness and sweetest bounty for jinn and human beings are the love of God contained within the knowledge of God. And the purest joy for the human spirit and the sheerest delight for man’s heart are the rapture of the spirit contained within the love of God. Indeed all true happiness pure joy sweet bounties and untroubled pleasure lie in knowledge of God and love of God; they cannot exist without them.
One who knows and loves God Almighty is potentially able to receive endless bounties happiness lights and mysteries. While one who does not truly know and love him is afflicted spiritually and materially by endless misery pain and fears. Even if such an impotent and miserable person owned the whole world it would be worth nothing for him for it would seem to him that he was living a fruitless life among the vagrant human race in a wretched world without owner or protector. Everyone may understand just how wretched and bewildered is man among the vagrant human race in this bewildering fleeting world if he does not know his Owner if he does not discover his Master. But if he does discover and know Him he will seek refuge in His mercy and will rely on His power. The desolate world will turn into a place of recreation and pleasure it will become a place of trade for the hereafter.