One should walk towards Allah with feelings of deficiency. His Right is too great to be recognized and fulfilled; and without showering under His Mercy, there can be no salvation. Suppose people sacrifice their souls and wealth for His Sake.
So this is not a matter of original sin, with which we have enslaved ourselves to the whims of Satan, and rendered ourselves further incapacitated by its insinuations. It is rather the original mercy man has completely forgotten.
A great scholar, Imam Ibn Taimyah, said that the heart thirsts for Allah more than the stomach thirsts for drink and food. So some of us have come here with that thirst; how can we quench that thirst and then move forward?
Mu`adh ibn Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said,7 “Allah says, ‘My love is promised to those who love each other for My sake. My love is promised to those who go out to visit each other for My sake. My love is promised …
In a time when our young generation has lost their sense of direction and moral compass in life, it is high time that we study the life of the Prophet Muhammad. It is anticipated that by doing this, we will be able to reorient ourselves to that which is healthy and productive for both, our youth, and our world.
Allah refers to Himself as the Oft-Forgiving because He created us knowing that our natures would make us prone to sin, and that we would seek His forgiveness and He would forgive us.
During these blessed and precious times, three special things happen: Doing righteous actions is relatively easier than in any other times. Acceptance of your du’as tremendously increases and so does your progress towards your goals.
Children are a great blessing from Allah. With their tender hearts, children can be molded into righteous people only with a positive and tender approach. Islam considers children to be an amanah (trust) given to the family and says it is fard (obligatory) for the family to raise a child in a righteous manner. One should …
Prophet Muhammad used to prohibit injustice and oppression to animals and was much concerned with this matter. Once he entered a garden belonging to a man from the Ansar. There he found a camel, and when it saw him, it moaned and its eyes shed tears…
Shaikh Muhammad Tim Humble discusses the famous hadith of when Ramadan comes the gates of Paradise are opened and the devils are chained up. This is part of the mercy of Allah during Ramadan. A beautiful Ramadan reminder.