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Why Would a Merciful God Allow Wildfires?

Short Answer: Have we asked ourselves lately what is the purpose of life that God created us for? Are we fulfilling this purpose or are we disregarding Him? Doesn’t He, the Owner, reserve the right to send warnings and reminder? God is Merciful, yes. But, mercy doesn’t mean naive or indifferent. Sometimes it is more merciful …

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

The abundance of Allah’s rahma or mercy will not come without pure actions. Pure actions, however, when performed, will make you deserving of Allah’s mercy. This, in turn, will enable you to earn the delights of janna and His pleasure. Seeking Allah’s Mercy The Qur’an proclaims: {Call on Him with fear and longing. Surely, Allah’s …

Prophet Moses

Finding Mercy in Catastrophes with Prophet Moses?

Short Answer: Prophet Moses had sought a man who had been given mercy and knowledge from God. All of the situations that seemed to be major catastrophes, were in fact carrying mercy from God. Sometimes we only judge matters by our shortsightedness, but God being The All-Knowing, The Knower of The Seen and The Unseen, knows …


How to Convince a Non-Muslim that God is Merciful?

Short Answer: Everything happens for a reason. Only God fully understands why things happen the way they do, but if we have firm belief and try to remain positive, God will help us through the difficult times and grant us ease eventually. Your friend had a wonderful daughter that he loved very much. Tell your friend …

Forgiveness is Divine

Forgiveness is Divine

How can we then say we stand no chance? It would be wrong to confuse people’s anger with the Almighty’s. His forgiveness is unparalleled.

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If it Wasn't for Suffering, We Wouldn't Appreciate Blessings!

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Struggle Breeds Greatness Some of the most beautiful realities emerge from some of the most excruciatingly painful moments. Imagine if the child-birth experience happened by simply clicking on a button and popping the baby out of his mother’s womb in seconds… …

My Mercy Prevails Over My Wrath

My Mercy Prevails Over My Wrath - God Says

Allah’s mercy, which is bestowed on all His creatures, is seen in everything we lay eyes on: in the sun that provides light and heat, and in the air and water that are essential for all the living. An entire chapter in the Quran is named after Allah’s divine attribute…

Really Merciful

Is Allah Really Merciful?

Salam (Peace), Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We really appreciate your interest in knowing more about God’s mercy. Muslims believe that God (Allah) has certain Names and Attributes in which they must have firm belief. Two of these Names and Attributes are the Beneficent (ar-Rahman) and the Merciful (ar-Rahim). These …

Mercy Sin

Does Allah's Mercy Depend on Sin?

Salam Nafisa, I pray this finds you well and in the best of states. I would like to thank you for trusting us, and may Allah, Majestic in His Praise, assist me in answering a question related to Him. In response to your question, a simple and emphatic “no” suffices. No, Allah’s mercy doesn’t depend on …

How Can We Reconcile With God?

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, the question that we have is: it is understood that the human relationship with God was broken after Adam and Eve disobeyed God. By what means have we become …

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