The Five Pillars of Islam. How are Muslims expected to follow God’s will? What is the significance of the Five Pillars of Islam?. Sawm. Again it is a spiritual exercise in obedience to God and in appreciation of His blessings. It is a social exercise of feeling with the poor and needy.
How are Muslims expected to follow God’s will?
What is the significance of the Five Pillars of Islam?
It is also a moral exercise, strengthening a person's will and giving them self-control.
All Muslims with sufficient means must give two and a half per cent of their income and savings each year. (after they have taken care of their families) to the needy and for community projects.
In your pairs come up with a convincing argument as to why your pillar is the most important.
You must say: How do Muslims benefit from that pillar? How easy/difficult they are to achieve? Should it be difficult to achieve? Does this pillar bring any advantages/ disadvantages Muslims?
You might like to think about these questions. Apply the answers to both Islam and your structures.