When someone hears polygamy mentioned, usually, he or she immediately thinks of Mormons or Muslims. We know Mormons and Muslims are some of the people who live polygamous lives.
When Allah permitted polygamy for men, He did not allow it only for a select group of men based on religion. Most people do not know that Allah permits polygamy for all men on the planet.
First, I need everyone to understand what I have said, and not become confused. I did not say every man would become polygamous, nor did I suggest they become polygamous. I simply am saying Allah swt (Great and Glorious is He) permits polygamy for all men, regardless of what religion they say they are. To hear Allah permits (permit is the key word) polygamy for every man on the planet is something new to many.
To understand polygamy is available to all men, one must know that Islam is a religion (way of life) for everyone. Islam is the only religion Allah will accept. Now, I know non-Muslims will not like what I have said, but I must speak the Truth when I know it. Allah swt in the Holy Quran states:
“If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of him; and in the Hereafter he will be in the ranks of those who have lost (all spiritual good.” Quran: Surah 2, Ayah 85
Islam is a religion for all people and for all times. Islam is not a religion only for Muslims; although only Muslims will accept Islam. One either accepts Islam or rejects it. If they are of another religion, they reject Islam.
In rejecting Islam, many have put laws into effect that prohibit polygamy. They have made polygamous marriages unlawful. People have made unlawful what Allah has made lawful. Consequently, there is a lot of adultery and fornication that takes place in society.
It is important for us to know that polygamy is not solely for Muslims and Mormons. Allah permits polygamy for every man on the planet. Islam is a religion for all people and the Holy Quran is Allah’s Book for all people. Islam is not restricted to any nationality, race, ethnicity or color. There are those who reject Islam (our way of life) and there are those who accept it. Those are the only two distinct groups of people we primarily need to concern ourselves with.