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What does it mean to say that ‘affirming a Divine Attribute (of Allaah) dictates negation of its opposite’?

March 8, 2017

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Q. When Allah states that He is free of an attribute, such as death for example, in that case we must affirm its opposite, which is eternal life in this instance. But what if He ascribes an attribute to Himself, must we negate its opposite? A. Firstly: When Allah states that He is free of […]

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 […]

The Poor and the Rich have chosen Five Things

November 5, 2014

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Sufyan al-Thawri said: “The poor have chosen five things and the rich have chosen five others; The poor have chosen – serenity of the soul, – freedom from worries, – worship of the Lord, – ease of accountability and – the highest position. The rich have chosen – weariness of the soul, – preoccupation with […]

It is Easy to Enter Islam

November 5, 2014

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Among the beauties of Islam is the fact that in this religion there are no intermediaries in the relationship between a person and his Lord. Entering this religion does not involve any special ceremonies or procedures that need to be done in front of any other person, nor does it require the consent of any […]

Correct Understanding of the Deen (Religion)

November 5, 2014

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Ibn ul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah said: “Correct understanding is a light that Allah casts into the slave’s heart to distinguish between that which is – correctness and corruption, – truth and falsehood, – guidance and misguidance, – error and right approach. It is supplied by – good intent, – being adamant for the truth, – having taqwa […]

Four Blessings of Allaah on a Sinner, despite his sins

October 25, 2014

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Saa`d ibn Bilal said: “Despite committing a sin, Allah (SWT) still bestows four blessings on His sinful servant – He does not cut off his sustenance, – He does not cause his health to deteriorate, – He does not make the sin apparent on him for all to see, and – He does not hasten […]