"We can only love God with our whole heart and strength; we can follow Jesus only with undivided dedication – otherwise we are not following him at all."(Motlmann, The sermon on the mount).
I was searching few things for an assignment on 'living the sermon on the mount', when i found the verse above. I wonder if this applies in Islam. wallahua'lam. Allah is al'adl.
"Sermon on the mount is not to be interpreted, but to be implemented and obeyed." (also from the same book). I agree with this one, as brother nouman said, we are doing this and this, because Allah told us to, in the quran. not because of the health or even social benefits,etc.
By the way, classes start on Monday.