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Does God Accept Deathbed Repentance?

Short Answer: “If you’re saying, ‘I want forgiveness from God because there’s no more opportunity for sin,’ then that is not really a genuine and sincere repentance. But… when a person… has been given treatment all the while and that person now feels that nothing else will work, and here he resigns himself or herself to …

After Repentance, Feeling Hypocrisy Any Help

After Repentance, Feeling Hypocrisy: Any Help?

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. In this fatwa: 1- Fearing Allah is a positive feeling on the condition that it motivates you to obeying Him. 2- However, if …

What Is the Concept of Repentance?

What Is the Concept of Repentance?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All thanks and praise are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Repentance (tawbah) is an Arabic word derived from the origin ‘taba’ i.e. returned back. Tawbah thus means turning back in repentance. It means showing regret for the error and the …

Can Zina Punishment Be Dropped after Repentance?

Can Zina Punishment Be Dropped after Repentance?

Can repentance and true intention for marriage sufficient to drop off the applicability of Hadd in case of Zina? Is there a difference if the issue reaches public authorities or remained a secret?

The Shadow of My Sins Keep Haunting Me

In this counseling answer: “Trust your instincts, make du’aa’ to Allah (swt) for guidance and seek to keep things halal in all manners of getting to know a potential spouse.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us. It is clear, dear sister, that you have been experiencing deep remorse for your relationship with this guy. …

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A new hijri year is almost here; a great chance to start afresh and to turn over a new leaf. You may have missed some of the blessed seasons last year; perhaps you did not do well during the past Ramadan or Dhul-Hijjah 10 days. Many of us certainly feel sad about that. It is painful, …

New Year, New Leaf

New Year, New Leaf

The New Hijri Year occasion is a time for reflection, assessment, and planning for the coming year. One should seize this occasion by assessing his work in the past year(s) and planning to lead a better life in the coming year. It’s high time for reflecting on and studying one’s relationship with God, with his …

I Feel Guilty for Having a Relationship with a Married Man

In this counseling answer: “Try to feel reassured that Allah (swt) knows what is in your heart. He knows that you are truly sorry for your deeds. Sometimes the best way to deal with such situations is to be completely transparent and honest about it. In sha’ Allah, if they accept what you are saying, they will support …

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I Skipped The Prayer On Purpose. What Now?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally, from Let the Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: “… If one misses prayer intentionally, is he or she’s supposed to pray the missed prayer with repentance, or is just repentance enough?” Dr. Shabir Ally: …

Satan Vows to Destroy You... And Allah Responds

In one hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) recounts how Satan dared to challenge Allah Almighty, vowing that he will work tirelessly to lead humans astray until they breathe their last. What was the response of Allah Almighty? It was an amazing and awe-inspiring reply: “By My Might and Majesty, I will …

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