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Islamic scholar and student of the aforementioned Ibn Taymiyah, Imam Ibnul-Qayyim said: “This great name Ar-Rabb necessitates all the other names and attributes of God… To be Ar-Rabb, He has to be the Bestower of Graces, the All Generous, and the All Rich..."
We may now ask the question: when is the best time during the course of the day to seek forgiveness? There is of course no special time to seek the forgiveness of Allah. But perhaps one of the best occasions is the early hours of each day, which the Quran...
How can we turn our me-time to time with Allah? Actually we can turn almost every activity into time with Allah. Imagine you have decided to take a walk to get some distance from your everyday activities, to refresh, to get some peace of mind. Walking in the...
John says amongst the commandments: “Allah commands you to remember Him. For indeed the parable of one who remembers Allah is like a man who's been chased down by his enemy. And as he's cornered by his enemy, he finds this fortress...
That is what Laylatul Qadr is. It is a night of peacefulness and mercy. The Night of our Lives. It is the Night that can get us forgiven for every sin we have committed. The Night which can guarantee us a spot in paradise.
Pardon me for the wavering of my heart and the hesitation of my tongue. Bestow Your grace upon me by giving me the firm resolve to do what is right, engage in righteousness, and remain free from sin.
In this entire amazing great night, for the Prophet to say this short sentence and dua must have an amazing value. But there's a secret to that dua that the Prophet did not mention the name the All Forgiving, rather he used Allah’s name Al-Afuw (The Pardoner).
When we feel closer to Allah, we will be able to open our heart. We will develop a loving relationship with Allah. We will trust Him more, we will be able to speak to Him more and we will be able to cry because we want to be nearer to Him. Because we miss Him or because we are overwhelmed by our feelings for Him.
If you feel the closeness of Allah, you achieve peace. It protects you from evil, it gives you the hope, it makes you the person who is looking forward to worshiping Allah, who is looking forward to seeking forgiveness. Any problem you have, who do you call out to first? Allah.
If you read the Quran without understanding, you may derive some reward because of your sense of devotion and your desire to read this Book. But this would not, in the least, fulfill the purpose for which it has been revealed. It has come to vitalize you, mold you and lead you to a new life and existence.