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  • The eternal enemy - II

    Satan deceives the Muslim in several ways that he follows in order, so that if he fails to deceive him through the first way, he moves to the second, and so on. Ibn Al-Qayyim  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him said, Satan's evil is limited to six categories that he uses with the son of Adam till he traps him in one or more of them. The first evil is.. More

  • Doubting Leads to Disbelief

    Doubt is the opposite of certainty and is a serious disease of the heart. Once it becomes deep-rooted, it destroys the Muslim's soul through hesitation, suspicion and obsessive diffidence. It also prevents the Muslim from achieving his aims because it makes him unable to make a decision or adopt an opinion; rather it renders him constantly bewildered.. More

  • Terrors of the Grave - II

    The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “I said to them [the two angels who came to him (in a dream) and awakened him and said to him: ‘Proceed!']: ‘I have seen many wonders tonight. What does all that I have seen mean?’ They replied: ‘We will inform you: as for the first man you came upon whose.. More

  • Terrors of the Grave - I

    How different, dear readers, are those who are tortured from those who are blessed in their graves! How different, dear readers, is he who previews the Mercy of Allah The Almighty, from him who previews His Wrath in the grave. I want you, dear reader, to imagine these scenes and envision them with your entire soul. Here are some images related to.. More

  • The Angels and human beings - II

    The emissaries of Allah to His Messengers and Prophets: Allah has told us that Jibreel (Gabriel), may Allaah exalt his mention, is the only one who carries out this mission through the verse (which means): "Say [O Muhammad]: 'Whatever is an enemy to Jibreel (Gabriel)-it is [none but] he who has brought it [i.e. the Quran] down upon your heart,.. More

  • The known existing Books of Allah- II

    The preservation of the Quran: The Quran is the Book of Allah and the last revelation which abrogated the previous divine books. There is no doubt that this book is preserved from any alteration and falsification. It was transmitted to the Muslims, generation by generation, by absolute evidences. Since its revelation it was kept intact in its written.. More

  • Facts & misunderstandings about the Bible

    In the Quran Allah informs us that He revealed a number of books, including the pages of Prophet Abraham (Ibraaheem, may Allah exalt his mention), the Psalms of Prophet David (Daawood, may Allah exalt his mention), the Torah of Prophet Moses (Moosaa, may Allah exalt his mention), the Injeel (Gospel) of Prophet Jesus (‘Eesaa, may Allah exalt his.. More

  • The ranks of people in the Hereafter – II

    Those who favour others over themselves: The seventh rank is that of those who favour others over themselves, spend in charity and benefit people with their wealth and other resources. They are those about whom the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said, as in the narration of Ibn Mas’ood, may Allaah be pleased with him: “None except.. More

  • The ranks of people in the Hereafter – I

    There is no doubt that on the Day of Judgement, people will vary in rank according to their status; they shall be classified according to their deeds and standing. The first six ranks in the Hereafter are: 1. Ulul-'Azm - The five Messengers with strong will and determination As for the first and foremost rank, it belongs to the five Messengers.. More

  • Bid’ah (Innovation) - II

    Claimed Evidence: ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allaah be pleased with him, remarked upon seeing people praying Taraweeh in congregation that: “This is a good Bid’ah.” [Al-Bukhari] Refutation: Imam Ibn Rajab may Allaah have mercy upon him said: "Any words from the Salaf (righteous predecessors) considering something as.. More

  • Those who openly sin – I

    It is from the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam that we take the light of guidance regarding this crucial issue, which is one that requires urgent attention due to it being one of the most important matters that will assist in preserving the Muslim community with regards to its religion and chastity. Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased.. More

  • Those who openly sin – II

    Allah likes bashfulness and likes to conceal people’s faults. He also likes those who conceal their faults. According to the consensus of the Islamic scholars, it is impermissible to expose those whose sins become exposed unintentionally. Why is this the case? It is because the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam commanded us to conceal the faults.. More

  • The obligation of differing from others

    Allah, the Almighy, has granted the Muslims a comprehensive set of rules (Sharee'ah) that cover all religious and worldly matters. He made happiness both in this world and in the Hereafter contingent on working according it and adhering to its guidance. Allah the Almighty Says (what means): {Whoever follows My guidance will neither go astray [in the.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Christmas

    Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy on him, said in his commentary on the verse (which means): "And [they are] those who do not testify to falsehood…" [Quran 25:72]: As regards the festivals of the polytheists, they combine confusion, physical desires and falsehood. There is nothing in them that is of any religious benefit, and the.. More

  • Al-Ahbaash (the Habashis) –II

    5- They deny that Allah is above His creation. The belief of the Muslims, as indicated by the verses of the Quran, the narrations of the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, sound human nature and clear common sense is that Allah is above His creation, over His Throne, and nothing at all of His creatures’ affairs is hidden from Him. Allah Says.. More