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Fear of Showing Off: Should I Avoid Doing Good Deeds in Public?

Salam Brother/Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Regarding this topic, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has said: Actions are (judged) by intentions (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. Thus, he whose migration (hijrah) was to Allah and His Messenger, his migration is to Allah and His …

Competition and Showing Off - Any Difference?

When we show off and compete with one another only so that it is said of us that we are good or brave or wise, etc. we seek praise from the creation. This is our intention. But when we compete for the pleasure of Allah, we recognize that our ability and our reward is from Allah, and our intentions are for Allah.

Avoid These 5 Forms of Showing Off

Some people abstain from doing good deeds fearing that they will fall into the sin of showing off. This is a mistake that leads people to lose out on a lot of virtue and many blessings. As long as your original intention is for God, then you should go forward…



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