I was lucky enough to personally meet non-Muslim Japanese who are fasting for the whole holy month, just like a Muslim would do. This actually leaves my mouth wide open and keeps me thinking.
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What happens is that Moses is discovered by the two girls who he helps and he’s invited to their house to be paid for his services. He comes to the house and tells his entire story of about how he fled Egypt and he’s wanted for murder and he’s completely homeless and desperate.
Many young Muslims are clueless about what they should do in Ramadan. It is therefore important to have a vision, not only for the month of Ramadan but after that as well. Goals should be set and a routine that will help you achieve those goals should be followed.
According to Muslims, fasting in Ramadan means abstaining not only from food and drink, but also from sexual intercourse, lying, arguing, and back-biting. While fasting, Muslims must be careful to restrain their tongues, temper, and even their gaze. Ramadan is the time...
For Muslims, Ramadan is a time to reconnect with faith and community. It is a time to improve oneself. It is a time of significant growth. Ramadan can make one more grateful, charitable, patient, and disciplined. Fasting is hard but nothing worth doing is ever easy.
You’re sitting there thirsty when you’re fasting, every second that you’re fasting is considered an act. Even when you’re sleeping, it’s considered an act. You’re tired, you finished working, you were doing something for the sake of Allah, now you’re tired… that’s an act according to Allah.
I started out actually in high school I was a born again Christian. I accepted Christ as my Lord and savior as we used to say and I became very committed as an evangelical Christian and I went off to moody Bible institute for college because a fundamentalist Bible college...
What kind of a person does the Quran make you? People of other faiths tend to observe Muslims, and for good reason, to understand what the Quran teaches. But, a sure way to know about its teachings is to let the Quran speak for itself.
In Islam work is given special importance to the extent that it is considered as an act of worship in itself. Although some people believe that they are not obliged to work because they dedicate themselves to worshiping God, this is actually a wrong perception of the concept of worship.
When is the commandment coming? When can we finally get out of here? The anticipation is so much higher that when the story of Lot is being talked about, eventually when finally, in the end our messenger came. The intensity of the wait is highlighted more in this chapter...
Man is given the choice between two ways: One of guidance and the other of disbelief. Those who adopted the path of righteousness and gratefulness will be rewarded with Paradise and its delights. And those who adopted the path of disbelief and ungratefulness will meet an evil end.
The name has been given as followers of this religion of submission is a divine gift that God Almighty who named us as Muslims. And this name goes back before our own time and far before the time of Muhammad (peace be upon him). He was sometimes described in the Quran as ‘the first of the Muslims’.