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Repenting from 'Shirk'

Repenting from 'Shirk' (Associating Partners with God)

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah Ally: OK, Dr. Shabir, here’s a question from a Muslim who says he’s not sure if he’s committed shirk or not and how he can be forgiven. Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, to begin with, …

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A Friend Refuses to Forgive Me: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa RahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for the courage you have to seek forgiveness form the one you have wronged. As long as …

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Falsely Accused My Husband of Cheating, Please Help!

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh dear sister, You are correct that accusing people without firm evidence is not acceptable in Islam. “Indeed, those who [falsely] accuse chaste, unaware and believing women are cursed in this world and the Hereafter; and they will have a great punishment” (Qur’an, 24:23) Alhamdulilah, the fact that …

God has told us that He is as His servant thinks of Him. If we think well, then that is what we will find.

Thinking Well of God

Many people give up in the face of something seemingly impossible. Sometimes, we give up on an individual level: getting married, getting that job we want; sometimes it is on a global level, such as injustice in the Muslim world. But the point of the struggle is to realize who is in charge.

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

The abundance of Allah’s rahma or mercy will not come without pure actions. Pure actions, however, when performed, will make you deserving of Allah’s mercy. This, in turn, will enable you to earn the delights of janna and His pleasure. Seeking Allah’s Mercy The Qur’an proclaims: {Call on Him with fear and longing. Surely, Allah’s …

It is important to conclude our acts of worship by glorifying Allah’s name and beseeching His forgiveness.

We Repent for Sins Why should we do so for Worship?

We need Allah to help us to be constant and sincere in our worship, and to never become over-satisfied with ourselves because of the worship that we do. It is for this reason that, after offering his prayer, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to beseech Allah’s forgiveness three times

There was peace that descended upon me and from that day four years ago until now I have never regretted embracing Islam.

I Knew why it's Hard for Muslims to convert to Other Faiths

Formerly, I was a professor, pastor, church planter and missionary. If anyone was a radical fundamentalist it was I. I had just graduated with my Master’s Degree of Divinity from an elite seminary five months before. It was after that time I met a lady who had worked…

Forgiveness was given to me in the hopes that that person would be shown forgiveness from Allah.

I’ll Go to Hell, but I’m Cool with That

One day, a friend of my husband asked me point blank: “When you die where are you going to go, Ann?” I paused, and reflected upon that statement for a few moments. I knew the answer…

How Can We Reconcile With God

How Can We Reconcile With God?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we have is: it is understood that the human relationship with God was broken after Adam and Eve disobeyed God. By what means have we become …



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