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Category Archive: FAITH

In what sense does Allah appreciate patience?

In the Qur’an, Allah tells man to be patient for His sake. In a verse, it is commanded: “Be steadfast for your Lord.” (Surat al- Muddaththir, 7) One of the most significant...

Is it necessary to explain the morals of Islam to others?

Allah holds it the responsibility of all people to live the religion of Islam. Everyone who is aware of the existence of the religion will be asked in the hereafter whether he has abided by the...

After I start living Islam, will I be responsible before Allah for the sins I have committed in my past life?

Before he is warned, a person would be considered ignorant about religion, with no knowledge of what is right or wrong. Therefore, if he repents and does not revert to the same sins and mistakes and...

What does a person who starts living by religious morality have to change about himself?

In addition to obeying Allah’s orders and performing the rites of worship, the most important change a person who starts living by religious morality should make is adopt a life built on good...

Is it right to think that since Allah is going to forgive me when I repent, I can do anything and then repent?

This is an extremely insincere thought which causes many people to go wrong. Allah knows all hearts and the secrets hidden in them. Allah may have proclaimed that He will accept the repentance of...

Does Allah accept every act or profession of repentance?

Allah accepts every sincere form of repentance which involves the offender pledging not to repeat his mistake and subsequently amending his conduct. The greatness or the pettiness of the sin makes no...

How does one repent to Allah? Is saying “I repent” enough?

It is enough for man to say sincerely that he repents to Allah for his sins and mistakes, ask forgiveness from Allah and pledge not to repeat them again. Allah says:

Does Allah accept every prayer?

Allah hears the call of everyone and responds to whoever invokes His name. He has stated this truth thus: “If My servants ask you about Me, I am indeed close (to them). I answer the call of...

How does one pray to Allah? Is there a specific place, time or form of prayer?

There is no specific place, time or way of praying to Allah. Allah is closer to us than our jugular vein and He knows and sees everything that crosses our minds, everything that we think, everything...

What is true virtue?

In any society, there is a general concept of “virtue” established by its members. People who give money to beggars, behave to others in a friendly manner and, try to help them with their...