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Predestination and Hard Work

Predestination and Hard Work: Where is Justice?

Short Answer:Allah is the One Who provides to all of His creatures. Allahholds ultimate power and control over all matters, and nothing happens except with His permission.Hard work for doing something good, always yields positive results, both tangible and intangible. Allahcompensates the doer of good, the one who strives hard, with something good in return. …

How Should Our Belief in Qadar Impact Our Actions?

How Should Our Belief in Qadar Impact Our Actions?

Understanding this issue of Qadar, firstly we should understand that we’ll never totally be able to encompass it; and that reality of your inability to totally understand and encompass Allah’s abilities shows your level as a slave of Allah.

Are We Born Lucky or Unlucky?

Are We Born Lucky or Unlucky?

There is no such thing as good or bad luck according to the Islamic faith. When something good befalls you, it is not because you are an exceptional person. When something bad befalls you, it does not mean that you are cursed of having a bout of “bad luck”.

Freedom of Action

If God Has Determined Everything, Don’t Humans Have Freedom of Action?

Short Answer:From the Islamic view, the events of the world take place within Allah’s Knowledge and Will. Because, thewhen,whereandhowof those events are fixed by Allah’s Plan. Itis Allah Who changes the condition of a people; and (2) it is the people who should first effect a change in their own souls if they wish to …

Good & Evil

Do Good and Evil Both Come from Allah?

Short Answer: The foreknowledge of Allah is different from predestination. “All good that comes to man and all evil that befalls him flow originally from Allah’s will: that is, everything is from Allah. When man uses his free will and makes a wrong choice out of several available options, evil follows.We should remember that evil …

Why Bad Things Happen to Us

Why Bad Things Happen to Us? Answer in One Minute

Allah (SWT) is able to do anything He wishes to do. If that is indeed true, then why bad things happen to us? Why does evil exist in this world? Can’t Allah (SWT) prevent anything bad from happening? UstadhaTaimiyyah Zubairexplains further and answers. More about the topic:

Guidance & Free Will: Why Didn't God Make Everyone Good

Guidance & Free Will: Why Didn't God Make Everyone Good

Do we have free will? Why didn’t God make everyone good? Why are there good people and bad people?And then in the end the bad people go to hell? How do these questions relate to the issue of human being freedom of choice and free will? Join Ustadh Fadel Soliman as he answers these puzzling …

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

How to Beat Negative Feelings During Hard Times

In hard times, negative feelings develop and aggravate our suffering. People have different reaction and go different directions. A Muslim, however, should have the best reaction because he has the true Lord, Allah, to turn to. Do you have such negative feelings and do not know what to do? Join Sheikh Navaid Azizas he explains …


Is There Any Relation Between Karma and Destiny (Qadr)?

Short Answer:Hindus believethe soul from all eternity is undergoing birth and rebirth. This is according to the inviolable law ofkarma. Thus is born the doctrine of the re-incarnation of the soul, which is a corollary of the doctrine ofkarma.Islam accepts the idea that every soul has to face the consequences of its actions: There is …

Does Belief in Qadar Justify Passivity? - About Islam

Does Belief in Qadar Justify Passivity?

Belief in Qadar (Predestination or the Divine Decree)[1] is one of the pillars of the monotheistic faith of Islam and whoever disbelieves in Predestination declares himself to be outside the fold of Islam. In the well-known hadith of Archangel Gabriel when he came to the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) to inquire about …

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