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It is God's right over His servants that they fear Him as He ought to be feared.

What Does it Mean to Fear God?

The fact that the fear of God is to seek to prevent God’s punishment by carrying out God’s commands and abstaining from His prohibitions. Consequently, a Muslim needs to have knowledge of these matters in order to fear God properly. An ignorant Muslim may have a sense of fear…

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

It is never too late for a true Muslim to repent to Allah, and to shed tears for the wrong doing he has committed, keeping in mind that if one manages to escape the punishment of mortals, he will not for sure escape the punishment of Allah in the Hereafter. So, it is better to …

Huge Reward for Small Acts: Why?

A good number of the Prophet’s hadiths promises huge rewards for seemingly small acts of worship. For example, in one hadith the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) tells us that reciting surat Al-Ikhlas is equal to reciting one third of the Qur’an, that is, you can earn the reward of reciting the whole Qur’an in …

We must be vigilant not to speak falsehood. We must think about what we are saying and the possible consequences of our words before we go ahead and speak.

Speak Good or Keep Silent

Our tongues are like double-edges swords. They can work for us and against us, both in this world and the Hereafter. We will be held accountable for what we say.

How to Be VIB on the Day of Judgment

How to Be a VIP on the Day of Judgment

Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Allah will cover seven people with His shade, on the Day when there will be no shade but His: a just ruler, a youth who has grown up in the worship of Allah, a man whose heart is attached to the mosques, …


Entering Paradise: Grace or Good Deeds?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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 in Islam, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty …

The dead people visit each other in their grave.

Life in the Grave

When a person goes to the grave, the Prophet tells us, he or she takes with them three things, one stays and two return. “Your family and your wealth return; what stays with you are your deeds,” Your good and bad deeds… Because that’s what’s going to determine where you’re going to be and what’s going to happen to you in your grave.

Repentance is returning to Allah, giving up sin and hating it, regretting falling short in obedience to Allah, and being determined not to do that sin again.

6 Things Repentance Brings to You

Repentance cleans your heart. It makes you feel lighter, just as the burden of sin makes you feel heavy. Just say to yourself: who is there to stop me from turning back to Allah?

Prophet Muhmmad was appreciative of even small, every day good deeds that people around him did.

Prophet Muhammad: The Thankful Slave

When we realize the enormous blessings that God has bestowed upon us, can we become grateful to Him, by using those blessings according to His pleasure, and remembering and praising Him often for them?

How Can I Be a Good Muslim

How Can I Be a Good Muslim?

Salam Dear Sanaa, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Sure we all find your words echoed in our own hearts. Well Sanaa, once we are regularly practicing the five pillars of Islam, we are in contact with Allah. Prayer is our direct communication with Allah and this requires the correct intention, …

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