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Du'a is the Only Cause of Allah's Concern for us

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Were it not for the fact that mankind makes du’aa (asking Allah for something) to Allah, Allah would not care about creation. This fact, in and of itself, is sufficient to make a person realize the importance of du’aa. Allah states in the Quran:


Say (O Muhammad): My Lordonly pays attention to you because of your du’aa to Him. But now you haveindeed rejected (Him), so the (torment) will be yours permanently. [Quran 25:77]

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The wisdom behind not seeing Allah

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 

If God could be seen in this life, the tests of this life would be pointless. What makes this life a real test is the fact that we are obliged to believe in Allah without actually seeing Him. If Allah were visible, everyone would believe in Him and all that the prophets taught. In fact, man would end up like angels, in total obedience to Allah. Because Allah made man to be higher than the angels, whose beliefs in Allah was without choice, man’s choice of belief over disbeli...

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Why did Allah (Glory be to Him) Create Adam as The Last Creatures?

Posted on January 28, 2012 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (2)

The pen was the first creatures in order to write down the Predestinations before its existences; however, Adam was the last creatures, due to several reasons.

 

Firstly;  to prepare the land for its inhabitants (who is Adam and the other creatures).


Secondly; Adam’s creation was the purpose behind the creation of the rest of the creatures; the Heavens, the Earth, the sun, the Moon, the Land and the Sea.


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Duaa and its Relationship With Destiny

Posted on January 28, 2012 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (2)

The topic of Duaa (the Arabic word for asking Allah for something or calling out) and its relationship to destiny (qadr) is a very important one, and one around which much confusion exists. Many people ask: “If everything has already been destined to occur, then of what use is duaa, as, if Allah has written what I want, I will get it without making duaa, and if it is not written for me, then I will never get it no matter how much  duaa I make?


The response ...

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Levels of Knowing Allah

Posted on April 15, 2011 at 12:17 AM Comments comments (0)

There are among people those who know Allah through His favors, blessings, and grace, others know him through His forgiveness and mercy, others know Him through revenge and force, others know Him through knowledge and wisdom, pride and glory, mercy, piety, and kindness, overpowering and ownership, and through answering supplications, helping in grief, and fulfilling needs.


The highest among t...

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Humble Yourself

Posted on January 16, 2011 at 7:57 AM Comments comments (2)

Al-Kirizi (a poet) once said:

‘And do not walk upon the earth except in humbleness, For how many people underneath it are more exalted than you! If you are in glory, goodness and strength, Then how many have died that were more stronger than you.’

 


Allah said in the Quran:

Turn not thy cheek in scorn toward folk, nor walk with pertness in the land. Lo! Allah loveth not each braggart boaster. Be modest in thy...

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Three Pieces of Advice

Posted on December 31, 2010 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (1)

On Abu Ayyoob al-Ansaaree: A man came to the Prophet and said "Oh Messenger of Allaah give me advice and summarize it". The Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said (what means) "When you stand to pray, pray as if it is your last pray, don't speak with that which you would apologize for tomorrow,and be hopeless for that which is in the hands of the people" (Musnad Ahmad/Authenticated by al-Albaanee)


Shaykh Abdur-Rahmaan bin Naasir as-S...

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Ten Useless Matters

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (2)

 عشرة أشياء ضائعة لا ينتفع بها

 

  علم لا يعمل به, وعمل لا اخلاص ف...

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The Advice of 'Ali (May Allah be pleased with him)

Posted on July 31, 2010 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Kumail ibn Ziyaad said: 'Ali ibn Abi Taalib took hold of my hand and took me off towards the desert. When we reached it, he sat down, took a deep breath and then said:


"O Kumail ibn Ziyaad! The hearts are receptacles, so the best of them is the one which preserves the best. So memorise what I say to you.


The people are of three (types): the Scholar who is rabbaanee [1],

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If You Want To Disobey Allah Do It, In 5 Cases Only

Posted on May 5, 2010 at 4:17 AM Comments comments (2)

* Ibraheen ibn Adham was approached by a man who wanted to stop his sins. He asked for advice that will help him realize the consequences of his actions. He was told:


If you want to disobey Allah, you can, in 5 cases:


1- If you want to disobey Allah, then don't eat from His rizq (provision.)

The man said: Then where am I to eat when every provision is from Allah?

Ibraheem said: O such a perso...

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