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  • Proofs of the existence of Allah

    Mankind, in general, has maintained a belief in the existence of the Creator of the Universe since time immemorial. The duty of the prophets of Allah was not so much to inform their people of Allah's existence as to warn them against associating others with Him, and to teach them how to serve Him. Allah Says (what means): "Their messengers said,.. More

  • The plight of the People of Hell

    Hell has various levels and degrees of torment. In some of them, the torment and horror is greater than the others. The people who are to be doomed to enter Hell will be given different levels of punishment according to the deeds they used to do during their worldly life. The worse one's deeds were in the worldly life the lowest one's level will be.. More

  • Dire consequences of injustice - II

    Causes of Injustice A-The devil: Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {O you who have believed, enter into Islam completely [and perfectly] and do not follow the footsteps of Satan. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy.} [Quran 2:208] {Satan has overcome them and made them forget the remembrance of Allah. Those are the party of Satan. Unquestionab.. More

  • Dire consequences of Injustice - I

    Injustice is deviation from justice and violation of the truth. There are three broad types of injustice: 1- To be unjust towards Allah The Almighty: The most heinous forms of this type are disbelief, polytheism, and hypocrisy. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): · {And [mention, O Muhammad], when Luqman said to his son while he was instructing.. More

  • Pondering on Allah's signs

    In the Quran, it is mentioned that the unbelievers are the people who does not recognize and appreciate the signs of Allah. The significance of a believer is his ability to see those signs and proofs. They know that these are not created in vain; they can realize the power and great art of Allah everywhere and findways to appraise Him. About such people.. More

  • Nights of Hope - I

    The days of Ramadan are a special time when the blessings and mercies of Allah The Almighty are bestowed abundantly. So let us hasten to acquire the gifts of our Lord in the mosques and look for them during the third part of the night. Purify yourselves physically and spiritually as you stand before Allah, The King, conversing with Him through reciting.. More

  • Soofism in the scale – I

    Sadly, rites and ceremonies are practiced at graves and graveyards by people who believe that the inhabitants of the graves can bring benefit to them; such rites and ceremonies have reached the level of being Shirk (i.e. association with Allah) and take place in different forms. The following are some of the actions performed by such people: Swearing.. More

  • The benefits of belief in Divine Decree and Predestination

    Belief in Al-Qadha’ Wal-Qadr (The Divine Decree and The Predestination) is one of the pillars of faith in Islam. None of the Muslim’s faith will complete unless he believes that whatever befalls him could not have missed him, and whatever misses him could not have befallen him. Everything is subject to the Will and Decree of Allah, as Allah.. More

  • 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