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Why Doesn't God Call Himself "Yahweh" In The Quran?

Short Answer: Because God never said his name was Yahweh. YHWH is the representation of the Hebrew characters into English. That’s why it is all capitalized. Therefore, this is not God’s name; it is an assumption to claim that it is Yahweh just because this is how it sounds when you pronounce the four letters YHWH in …

What Jesus Said about Fasting

The Fasting of Jesus (peace be upon him)

Since Jesus fasted, his true followers will also fast, if they indeed follow his teachings. He said: “If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed” (John 8:31). People had complained to Jesus…

The Way God Wants Us to Please Him

The Way God Wants Us to Please Him

Among the many things which we can do to please God, there are some which He especially highlights as things He loves and things He doesn’t love. One of the most powerful ways of earning God’s pleasure is to do the things He loves and avoid at all costs the things He hates. Therefore let us look at some of these things.

Rejected by Church I Found My God to Worship

Rejected by Church, I Found My God to Worship

At some point, my life just sort of spiraled to the bottom and I cracked. My immediate response was to turn to God, and, having been raised Catholic, it was to that church that I turned. At the time, I had been divorced and remarried and came to find out…

Your Salah is Your Oxygen

If you are new to Islam or are just becoming more serious about your Islam, salah may slip your mind throughout the day, as you are not used to making time for it on a regular basis. The good news is that once you do make a point to pray on time every time, it becomes second nature and you will feel it missing no matter what you are doing.

I Was Doing Well According to Our Western Standards

I Was Doing Well According to Our Western Standards

This realization was a big relief. It was the first light to fill this black burning emptiness inside of me. I wanted to worship Allah. I understood that if I worship Allah properly, He will solve my problem. He will give me peace and contentment. Allah will fill the emptiness inside of me.

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Converts and Their Muslim Communities

Sometimes, the first experience converts have with a community is a visit to a mosque. The critical first impression might be negative if the convert isn’t able to connect with anyone. Sometimes new Muslims have too many expectations of their community…

Question as Old as Time: Who Created God?

Question as Old as Time: Who Created God?

Who created God? Everything has a source or beginning. Who created the heavens and earth? What does time mean? What is the primary source of time and space? We all aspire to attain a deeper understanding of the universe and its beginning.  In short, we all want to know what the origin of everything is. Just when …

Going Through Hardship - Is God Angry With Us?

Going Through Hardship - Is God Angry With Us?

As long as we begin by recognizing that God is with us and He is close to us, there remains a solution to our inner worries. There are things we need to know in order to develop our relationship with God. Then there are things we need to do in order to maintain that closeness to God.



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