.”Oh you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint” Surat Albaquara, verse 183.
“O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a man and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other. Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and most acquainted with all things” verse 13 Sura Alhujurat.
Islam means submission or surrender to God. ” O you who believe! Enter into islam whole-heartedly; and follow not the footsteps of the evil one; for he is to you an avowed enemy ” Surat Baqara, verse 208.