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Guidance & Free Will: Why Didn't God Make Everyone Good

Guidance & Free Will: Why Didn't God Make Everyone Good

Do we have free will? Why didn’t God make everyone good? Why are there good people and bad people?  And then in the end the bad people go to hell? How do these questions relate to the issue of human being freedom of choice and free will? Join Ustadh Fadel Soliman as he answers these puzzling …

3 Meanings of the Quran, the Book of Wisdom

3 Meanings of the Quran, the Book of Wisdom

Among the most amazing aspects is the fact that the Quran was actually a spoken word. It was spoken by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) for over 23 years. And yet the whole book and each chapter have remarkable coherence…

4 Lessons From Prophet Muhammad's Perfect Character

4 Lessons From Prophet Muhammad's Perfect Character

It takes patience to be obedient to God, and to be gentle and kind under trying circumstances. It takes patience to swallow back anger and exercise self-restraint. Patience is necessary for the qualities of forgiveness, pardon, and self-restraint.

Knowing Your Purpose in Life is Key to Happiness

Knowing Your Purpose in Life is Key to Happiness

Has He, the Creator of all things, until now deprived you of any of His blessing for your disobedience to Him? Has He decided that in one day I will provide this slave of mine with fresh air for 23 hours or give him his sight only 12 hours a day?

Seeking The Guide

Seeking The Guide: Understanding Allah's Name Al-Hadi

God shows you that He is the Guide, Al-Hadi, and how life changes when the light of God is in it. Perhaps you started out something with a sense of purpose, but in your journey you were knocked off the path towards the greater goal. You need the Guide.

4 Ways to Increase Your Love For Allah

4 Ways to Increase Your Love For Allah

It is the love for the Creator that will make one want to be close to everything this Creator is associated with or each act which will bring him closer to the content of God. At the same time, it is the fear of the discontent of the Creator that will keep one far away from what is forbidden…

Why Do we Celebrate Eid?

Why Do We Celebrate Eid?

We’re celebrating because in this month we have been working to rectify ourselves and individuals and the rectified individual is the first step solution to all of the world’s problems. We are also celebrating because there is a continued blessing upon us…

5 Practical Steps to Understand the Quran

5 Practical Steps to Understand the Quran

No one is barred from approaching and understanding the Quran. You don’t have to be a Muslim to read and understand it. You don’t have to be fluent in Arabic to get its message and themes. If this were true, then the Quran would not be meant for all people of all times.

God’s Commandments Are a Sign of Love

God’s Commandments Are a Sign of Love

Guidance is God’s benediction to man- revealing the secret on how to maximize benefit and avoid harm or reduce harm if it cannot completely be avoided. Based on this principle of attaining benefit and repelling harm, all commandments arise…

Divine Gift

Is Guidance a Divine Gift For the Chosen?

Asalamu Alaikum Uzair,  Please let me congratulate you for such a great question that reflects deep insight and a true desire to seek knowledge. May Allah purify our hearts from heedlessness and grant us hidayah, ameen!  First of all, the Arabic word “hidayah” means guidance. The verb “yahdi” means to grant guidance. Of course, it is Allah who grants …



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