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Will there be any good left at times of tribulation? And how can one protect oneself from tribulations?

October 2, 2017

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Q. Will there be any good left in this world at times of tribulations? If the answer is yes, I want proof of that, and if the answer is no, I want proof. How can I protect myself from tribulations at such times? A. Praise be to Allah You should know – may Allah guide you […]

The virtue of remembering Allah (dhikr), may He be exalted; is everyone who remembers Allah little a hypocrite?

May 25, 2017

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Q.  “and they do not remember Allah but little” [an-Nisa’ 4:142] – this phrase is from a verse which speaks of the hypocrites. My question is: is remembering Allah (dhikr) obligatory? If I do not remember Allah, but I pray and do all the obligatory duties, am I a hypocrite? Is everyone who remembers Allah […]

Chronological usage of the term ‘Salaf’

April 18, 2017

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Chronological usage of the term Salaf: 1. Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم (d. 11H) 2. Ayyub Al-Sakhtiyani (130H) 3. Abu Haneefah (d.151H) 4. Abdur-Rahmaan al-Awzaa’ee (d. 157H) 5. Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241H) 6. Abu Ja’far at-Tahawi (d. 321) 7. Abu Muhammad Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani (d.386) 8. al-Laalikaa’ee (d. 418H) 9. Aboo ‘Uthmaan as-Saboonee […]

No father is accountable for his child’s wrongdoing, and no child for his father’s wrongdoing

November 24, 2016

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Q. I have a question abou this verse:   Al kahf – ayah 5  “They(christians) have no knowledge of it, nor had their fathers. Grave is the word that comes out of their mouths; they speak not except a lie.” What do they mean with nor had their fathers. For example if the son of […]

Ten Textual and Rational Proofs that the Qur’an is the Word of Allah and is not created

January 25, 2016

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Q. I hope that you can advise me how to deal with the specious argument of the innovators, especially the innovated view that says that the Quran is created. I hope that you can give a detailed refutation of their specious argument, mentioning the books of trustworthy scholars who spoke at length in refuting the […]

Belief of the Salaf Concerning the Quran

November 19, 2015

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Q. We would like to know what the Salaf (righteous predecessors) believed concerning the Holy Quran. A. Praise be to Allah.The belief of the Salaf concerning the Quran is like their belief in all the names and attributes of Allah, which is a belief that is based on what is indicated by the Book of […]

4. The Prohibitions which are taken too lightly – Sacrificing to anything other than Allaah

June 27, 2015

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Sacrificing to anything other than Allaah Another manifestation of al-shirk al-akbar is sacrificing to anything other than Allaah. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Therefore turn in prayer to your Lord, and sacrifice (to Him only)” [al-Kawthar 108:2] – i.e., sacrifice to Allaah and in the name of Allaah. The Prophet (peace and blessings of […]