Everyone will be brought to Hell, then the Righteous will be saved

March 28, 2019


[TAFSIR IBN KATHIR] Explanation of Chapter 19..71-72: ﴿وَإِن مِّنكُمْ إِلاَّ وَارِدُهَا كَانَ عَلَى رَبِّكَ حَتْماً مَّقْضِيّاً – ثُمَّ نُنَجِّى الَّذِينَ اتَّقَواْ وَّنَذَرُ الظَّـلِمِينَ فِيهَا جِثِيّاً ﴾ (71. There is not one of you but will pass over it (Hell); this is with your Lord, a decree which must be accomplished.) (72. Then We shall save […]

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The wisdom behind the chaining up of the devils in Ramadan

February 22, 2019


Q. Why are the devils chained up during the month of Ramadan? A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: The chaining up of the devils in Ramadan is proven in a number of hadiths, including the following. The report in as-Saheehayn from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Abortion

January 23, 2019


Ibn Taymiyyah said, Aborting a fetus is haraam according to the consensus of the Muslims, as it is like the infant who is buried alive. Allah said:  “When the infant buried alive is questioned for what sin was she killed?” [At-Takwir 81:8] and Allah said:  “Do not kill your children for fear of poverty.” [Al-Israa […]

Ibn Taymiyyah and Takfeer

January 22, 2019


Ibn Taymiyyah said, Those who always sit with me know that I am the strongest of the people to forbid declaring an individual to be a kaafir or a sinner or disobedient, unless it is known that the legal proof has been established against him that he is a kaafir or a sinner or disobedient. […]

Names of Hell

January 21, 2019


Q. I am looking for the different name of the Hell-fire.  I have found these: Blazing Fire (35:6),  Flaming Fire (33:64),  Crushing Fire (104:4,5), and Burning Flame (83:16).  Are these correct and could you give me a few more? A. Praise be to Allaah. “The Fire of Hell has many names, which reflect its characteristics. […]

Ibn Taymiyyah was asked, “Can provision be increased or decreased?”

December 2, 2018


Ibn Taymiyyah was asked about provision, “Can provision be increased or decreased?” He answered: Provision is of two kinds. First, it is that which Allah knows He will provide and cannot be changed. Second, it is that which Allah has written and informed the angels. This may increase or decrease depending upon the circumstances. If […]

Is ‘Ridwaan’ the name of the keeper of Paradise?

October 31, 2018


Q. Is the name of the keeper of Paradise Ridwaan? I heard a fatwa of Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him) which said: It is a well-known view that Ridwaan is the name of the keeper of Paradise, but I do not know of any saheeh hadith that speaks of that. Does what […]

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