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  • The pillars of belief in Predestination and Divine Decree - II

    In part one of this topic we clarified the four pillars of belief in the Divine Decree and Predestination. On the other hand, belief in Divine Decree does not provide an excuse for mankind to sin or abandon what they are obligated to do. This excuse can be refuted by the following seven arguments: 1. Allah Says (what means): “Those who associated.. More

  • The pillars of belief in predestination and Divine Decree - I

    Al-Qadar (Divine Decree) is an Arabic word meaning Allah’s predestination of measurements and sustenance of everything and everyone, according to His Knowledge and Wisdom. Belief in the Divine Decree of Allah is one of the pillars of faith. The faith of a slave will be incomplete unless he believes in the Divine Decree, whether good or bad. This.. More

  • Characteristics of Faith-III

    Faith increases by performing good deeds regularly and decreases by committing sins and being negligent with Allah The Almighty. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, their hearts become fearful, and when His verses are recited to them, it increases them in faith; and upon their Lord.. More

  • Characteristics of Faith - II

    1. Faith prevents sins and diminishes them: Sins do not eliminate faith, but they affect and weaken it, while faith diminishes sins and prevents them. A man from one of the nations past once travelled along with three men. When night came, they wanted to sleep, so they entered a cave to stay there overnight. Suddenly, a huge rock rolled down the mountain.. More

  • Characteristics of Faith - I

    We all look for happiness and hope for it. Some people may think happiness lies in having a lot of money or in having a high status or a position of power. However, Bilaal, may Allah be pleased with him, saw happiness in faith in Allah The Almighty, as he repeated, “Ahadun Ahad (Allah is One…Allah is One)”, while the polytheists made.. More

  • The Angels and human beings - I

    1 – The angels and Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention: When Allah, the Most Exalted, wanted to create Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, He informed His angels of that. They asked Him the reason behind that, because they knew that the sons of Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, would cause corruption and shed blood, and they would disobey Allah.. More

  • Scenes from the Hereafter

    The Exposure Mankind, from Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, to the last man to be created, will be exposed before their Lord-Allah Almighty- for judgment, as He, The Most Exalted, Says (what means): “And they shall be presented before their Lord in rows.” [Quran 18: 48] The Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said, “Mankind will.. More

  • The Prophet's Birthday - A Caution against Innovation - II

    Referring this issue back to the Book of Allah, we find it ordaining upon us to follow the Messenger of Allah sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam in his commandments and warning us against whatever he prohibits. Furthermore it tells us that Allah has perfected the religion for the people. So, as long as Milad (birthdaycelebration) is not among the teachings.. More

  • The Prophet's Birthday - A Caution against Innovation - I

    It is not permissible to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or somebody else. In fact, it must be stopped, as it is an innovation in the religion. The Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, neither celebrated it, nor commanded others to do this for himself or for any one who died before him amongst the Prophets, for his.. More

  • Belief in the Hereafter

    Belief in the Hereafter is one of the six pillars of Islamic belief required of a Muslim in order to complete his faith. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us about the events of the unseen which will occur after death. This fundamental belief is only completed when one has firm faith in his heart in all those matters about which.. More

  • The Four Aspects of Belief in Al-Qadr (Divine Decree)

    Al-Qadr is an Arabic word meaning Allah’s predestination of measurements and sustenance of everything and everyone, according to His Knowledge and Wisdom. It comprises the following four aspects: 1. Knowledge - The belief that Allah’s knowledge encompasses everything, every matter, major or minor, and the time frame of everything that happens.. More

  • Tawheed… The Essence of Islam

    Tawheed (Islamic monotheism) is the greatest foundation of Islamic belief. In fact, a person is considered as Muslim if he/she accepts that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam is His slave and His messenger to humankind. Almighty Allah Says in the Noble Quran (what means): "Allah- there is.. More

  • Miracles of the Prophets of Islam

    Allah The Almighty supported His Prophets with miracles, which are extraordinary events that are usually of the same nature that the people of that particular prophet excelled at. For instance, the people of Prophet Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, excelled at magic, so the miracle of Prophet Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, was that he threw.. More

  • Avoiding Harms of the Tongue

    In today's times, most people tend to be careless about avoiding the harms of the tongue, which are widespread among the people. The following are some of the most common harms: ● Talking about what does not concern you: This is a common practice, even though the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A sign of a person's.. More

  • The known existing Books of Allah -I

    In today's fast-paced world, it is a must for manufacturers of almost every product - from state-of-the-art microwave ovens to space age automobiles, from sophisticated sewing machines to powerful fighter jets, and from highly functional refrigerators to intelligent mainline computer systems - to provide a manual for the users' benefit. In light of.. More