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Struggle and the Path of Abraham

Struggle and the Path of Abraham

The message from Abraham’s life is simple- the love of Allah trumps all other loves- love for his wife, love for a son, love for life (interestingly all halal sources of love). He was willing to keep his wife and son in the middle of a desert, all because Allah asked Him to.

What Sin Can I Not Repent for While I Am Alive?

Is there such a thing as an unforgivable sin? We all sin. That is part of our human nature. In fact, the best of us in the sight of Allah Almighty are the ones who turn back to Him and seek forgiveness. Are there any sins which you are not able to repent for while …

Renew Your Life

Renew Your Life After Your Sinful Past

Do not be discouraged by your countless sins. Even if they are as much as the ocean foam, God will not mind forgiving them all for you as long as you turn to Him repentantly and hurry your steps for His Mercy and Pardon. Past ingratitude should be no barrier to sincere repentance.

Allah Loves You Just For Trying

Allah Loves You Just For Trying

Allah loves you just for trying. Allah loves you just for the effort. And if you think about how beautiful and profound that is, then it actually helps you to repent and helps you to make dua. So there is a very beautiful explanation for this verse from the spiritual…

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Did Prophet Muhammad Sin? Why Did God Rebuke Him?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani from SeekersHub addresses this question in the video below. This question is answered until roughly minute 11:50. Transcript: Questioner: “How do you understand God correcting the Prophet in the Quran if the Prophet doesn’t make mistakes?” Sh. Faraz Rabbani: “How do we …

Consider Allah When You Sin

Consider Allah When You Sin

Whenever you commit a sin, don’t look at the size of the sin itself, but look at the One you have disobeyed, the Almighty. Meaning what? It might be a really small sin in its nature, but the attitude that you have with that sin makes it extremely great.

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 …

Cover Up the Flaws of Others - It's a Sunnah

Cover Up the Flaws of Others - It's a Sunnah

Even if we feel like someone deserves to have their sins exposed, we should still not reveal them. Plus, it’s not our place to go around exposing what Allah has hidden of someone’s mistakes…

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. …

10 Benefits of Asking God’s Forgiveness

10 Benefits of Asking God’s Forgiveness

One thing all rational people from all nations and faith traditions agree upon is that sins and corruption cause anxiety, fear, and depression, as well as diseases of the heart. Indeed, even after the sinful people have had their fill from indulging in sin…



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