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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 …

Soulmates

Did God Create Each Of Us With A "Soulmate"?

Short Answer:  Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question today is about soulmates. How is the concept of soulmates viewed in Islam? And can one’s soulmate change? Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, some people take the view …

How to Beat Negative Thoughts in Hard Times

How to Beat Negative Feelings in 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 …

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:

On Free Will: Why Did Not God Make Everyone Good?

Why Didn't God Make Everyone Good?

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 questions. More from Fadel …

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Why Punish Disbelievers If They Are Pre-Destined for Hell?

Salam Alaykum and thank you for your question. The concept of free will and predestination has been one that has confused people of Abrahamic religions for quite some time! However, Islam has clear determinations about predestination and free will.  It is important to consider three separate concepts when examining free will and predestination. We must …

Marriages

Are Marriages Made in Heaven?

Wa`alykum As-Salaamu Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh. 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. In this fatwa: 1- Believing that marriage is predestined by Allah does not mean that one should not use one’s reason or experience. 2- Whenever there …

Are We Judged for Our Involuntary Sins?

Are We Judged for Our Involuntary Sins?

Whoever is coerced into something to the point that he or she has no choice but to comply, then he or she is legally exempt for that action in this world and sinless for it in the Hereafter. We are taken to account for what we do of our own free choice.



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