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Forgiveness Despite Repetitive Sins

Forgiveness Despite Repetitive Sins?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, we have a question from a viewer who says that they’re finding themselves constantly repeating a very horrible sin. And feel shy and depressed asking God for repentance. Dr. …

Can't Stop Committing Zina with a Christian Girl

Can't Stop Committing Zina with This Christian Girl

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaykum brother, If you don’t want to go to Hell, then stop doing the things that will higher your risk of going to Hell. Sometimes it is that simple. Life challenges are meant to bring you closer to God, brother. It is a way to remember your priority in existence which is to …

Had Affairs With Wife Before Marriage How to Repent

Had Affairs With Wife Before Marriage: How to Repent?

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, thank you for your question that shows concern to change your lifestyle to the better. Indeed, a Muslim is highly recommended …

It is important to conclude our acts of worship by glorifying Allah’s name and beseeching His forgiveness.

We Repent for Sins Why should we do so for Worship?

We need Allah to help us to be constant and sincere in our worship, and to never become over-satisfied with ourselves because of the worship that we do. It is for this reason that, after offering his prayer, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to beseech Allah’s forgiveness three times

change of heart

Change of Heart - Muslim Short Film

What happens when one’s past come back to haunt them? What if you got to know about sins your spouse committed in the past? Do we as Muslims accept each others’ repentance or we judge each other ? Does a change of a heart change the past? Watch this short film and see how the …

On Repentance and Hope

Ibn `Ataa' on Repentance and Hope

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “If you find yourself having less hope in God when you make a mistake, then realize you are only relying on your work, not on God’s Mercy” When I have an intention to commence on a spiritual journey to God, I …

Teacher Took Advantage of My Grief

Teacher Took Advantage of My Grief

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing. I am very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May Allah (swt) grant him Jannah. This is a very difficult time in your life right now. I know because my father died while I was finishing my graduate studies. I, too, was very devastated and …

Is Our Repentance Really Accepted

Is Our Repentance Really Accepted?

Peace be upon you brother, Thank you so much for your eagerness to get your question answered and to sincerely pursue the forgiveness, closeness, and acceptance of Allah Almighty. You are right in that Allah never turns down anyone who seeks Him sincerely and seeks His Forgiveness. Allah Almighty says: {But indeed, I am the …

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

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, we really thank you and your community for your question and for your concern about the mosque and how to finance it. …

Young & Pregnant Out of Wedlock; Should I Abort?

Young & Pregnant Out of Wedlock; Should I Abort?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, This is a difficult situation you are in, therefore, it is understandable why you feel so confused about what to do. On the one hand, I am sure you are aware that abortion is not permissible in Islam. However, this pregnancy has come out of a haram relationship outside of marriage, …



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