Why is so much stress laid on obedience to God and His Messenger? Does God need our obedience so badly that He has to demand it so insistently from us? Why do we obey Him anyway?
If you intend to do something, you have a motive or purpose. How often do you assess your motives before doing anything? Why should it be for the sake of God?
We often teach our children at a young age about Salah, hijab, Fasting, giving in Charity but what about knowing and loving Allah?