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Why Bad Things Happen to Us

Why Bad Things Happen to Us? Answer in One Minute

Allah (SWT) is able to do anything He wishes to do. If that is indeed true, then why bad things happen to us? Why does evil exist in this world? Can’t Allah (SWT) prevent anything bad from happening? Ustadha Taimiyyah Zubair explains further and answers. More about the topic:

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 …

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

In hard times, negative feelings develop and aggravate our suffering. People have different reaction and go different directions. A Muslim, however, should have the best reaction because he has the true Lord, Allah, to turn to. Do you have such negative feelings and do not know what to do? Join Sheikh Navaid Aziz as he explains …

Predestination and Hard Work

Predestination and Hard Work: Where is Justice?

Short Answer: Allah is the One Who provides to all of His creatures. Allah holds ultimate power and control over all matters, and nothing happens except with His permission. Hard work for doing something good, always yields positive results, both tangible and intangible. Allah compensates the doer of good, the one who strives hard, with something good in return. …

Does Belief in Qadar Justify Passivity?

Belief in Qadar (Predestination or the Divine Decree)[1] is one of the pillars of the monotheistic faith of Islam and whoever disbelieves in Predestination declares himself to be outside the fold of Islam. In the well-known hadith of Archangel Gabriel when he came to the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) to inquire about …

Are We Born Lucky or Unlucky?

Are We Born Lucky or Unlucky?

There is no such thing as “good” or “bad” luck according to the Islamic faith. When something good befalls you, it is not because you are an exceptional person. When something bad befalls you, it does not mean that you are cursed of having a bout of “bad luck”.

How to Understand Fate and Free Will

How to Understand Fate and Free Will?

Short Answer: It is our very lack of knowledge which gives us free will. God’s knowledge covers everything created, its past and its future. Destiny as conceived by Islam, therefore, does not take away our freedom of choice and action. __________________________________________ Salam Dear Tarique, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask …

divorce Gods will

Divorce: God's Will or A Result of Our Own Actions?

Short Answer: Divorce is a result of our free will as human beings. We choose to leave our spouses or they choose to leave us for their own reasons. Although Allah knew before you were even born that you would marry this person and divorce them, too, it cannot be said that he made the divorce happen: …

Good & Evil

Do Good and Evil Both Come from Allah?

Short Answer: “All good that comes to man and all evil that befalls him flow originally from Allah’s will: that is, everything is from Allah. When man uses his free will and makes a wrong choice out of several available options, evil follows. We should remember that evil is the absence of good. Thus, it is true …



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