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How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

What to do with repeated sins? There’s no question about it. We all sin. The best of us though is the ones who repent and turn back to Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala.  But what about a sin one commits repeatedly? Even after repenting every time? What should one do when in this situation? Join sheikh …

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Addiction: Sin or Disease?

Salam Dear Abid, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. What is Addiction? First of all, let us see what addiction is. The experts who have contributed to the site, familydoctor.org write: “Addiction is a disease that affects your brain and your behavior. You have control over your choice to start …

Steps to Repentance That Will Grant You Forgiveness

Steps to Repentance That Will Grant You Forgiveness

One who delays repentance is like the man who is asked to uproot a tree and responds: “the tree is strong and I am weak. I’ll wait until next year!” The fool doesn’t realize that the tree only grows stronger. The carnal appetites are like the tree, they gain strength every day…

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Committed Mistake with My Fiancé: What to Do?

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- Surely you have made a big mistake, but it is good of you that you have asked Allah Almighty …

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 …

Is Frontbiting Less Harmful Than Backbiting?

Is Frontbiting Less Harmful Than Backbiting?

Sometimes we think that, while backbiting is a disgraceful sin, “frontbiting”, i.e. saying things to someone about them to their face that he or she doesn’t like to hear, isn’t so bad. After all, we’re not stabbing them on the back, are we? But is it really better to stab them in the front?

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

A man came to the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) feeling guilty because he kissed a woman in the market. He was frustrated and wanted something to do to get this sin forgiven. To answer his question, a Quranic verse was revealed to the Prophet telling this man what to do. …

How Does Islam View Salvation?

How Does Islam View Salvation?

Salvation in Islam is a very different concept. While it does offer deliverance from the fire of hell, it also rejects some of the basic principles of Christianity and states clearly that salvation is attained only through submission to the Most Merciful God

Don't Persist in Sin- Good Deeds Erase Bad Deeds

Don't Persist in Sin: Good Deeds Erase Bad Deeds

Now that we are on the road again to being the good believer God created us to be, we find ourselves contemplating, well, what next? The thought of doing a good deed might pop into our head from time to time, but due to our busy life…



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