Category Archives: Aqidah

Some Simple Ways to Earn Allah’s Love

The Things Allah Loves

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Love is an affirmed attribute of Allah the same way hate is, and these two attributes of Allah don’t resemble our love and hatred. Ibn Al-Qayyim mentioned that complete love is included in the  worship of Allah and obedience to Him. Since Allah mentioned He loves certain acts of worship, then we should strive to attain His Love ;which will eventually lead us to remain under His Mercy, Protection, and Forgiveness, all which open our gate for entrance to Jannah.

In this article I’ve mentioned verses from the Quran and Hadith that highlight the belief, deeds and speech we must do in order to attain Al-Wadud’s Love. The Quranic verses were collected by Imam Al-Bulqeeni and I collected the hadith and then relied on the verification of Imam Al-Albani.

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Dawah Lessons from the Mission of Prophet Ibrahim

Dawah Lessons from the Mission of Prophet Ibrahim By Shaykh Muhammad bin Abdir Razzaq Hamza [1392H][1]

Allah sent Ibrahim [ﷺ] as the Messenger to teach the Chaldeans, Assyrians and the Babylonians that worshipping the celestial bodies was wrong.

Allah said: And (remember) when Ibrahim (Abraham) said to his father Azar: “Do you take idols as aliha (gods)? Verily, I see you and your people in manifest error. Thus did we show Ibrahim (Abraham) the kingdom of the heavens and the earth that he is one of those who has Faith with certainty. When the night covered him over with darkness he saw a star. He said: “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said: “I like not those that set.”[6:74-76]

Allah doesn’t set or is covered with his darkness, nor do His signs disappear from His servants.

Allah said: When he saw the moon rising up.” in the East Ibrahim[ﷺ ]said: “ “This is my lord.” The Moon is bigger and brighter than the stars. However when the moon set Ibrahim said: “Unless my Lord guides me, shall surely be among the erring people.”[6:77]

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Shahadah: Confession of a Muslim: Dr. Muhammed Taqi-udin Al- Hilali

La ilaha ill Allaah, Muhammad-ur- Rasul-Allaah

[None has the right to be worshipped but Allaah, and Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wa sallam = May the peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) is the Messenger of Allaah ].

We have noticed that most of the Europeans and others, who embrace Islam, do not understand the reality of the meaning of the first fundamental principle of Islam, i.e. “La ilaha ill Allaah (None has the right to be worshipped but Allaah – and Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wa sallam) is the Messenger of Allaah.” So I consider it essential to explain something of the meanings of this Great Sentence (i.e. Principle) in some detail:

La ilaha ill Allaah, Muhammad-ur-: Rasulullah

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The Obligation of Understanding the Proof According to the Understanding of the Salaf as-Salih

‘Allaah Ta’ala gave proofs in His Noble Book concerning the excellence of the Salaf as-Salih, and following their way, Allaah Ta’ala said:

<<And the first to embrace Islaam of the Muhajirun and the Ansar and also those who followed them exactly. Allaah is well pleased with them, as they are well pleased with Him. He has prepared for them Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise), to dwell therein forever. That is the supreme success.>>   [Tawbah: 100]

From Ibn Mas’ood that the Prophet  said: ‘The best people are my generation then those who will come after them and then those after them.’ [Collected by Bukhari & Muslim]

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Objectives of Islamic Belief and Creed – Shaykh Salih Al‐Uthaymeen

Objectives of Islamic Belief and Creed

The Arabic word Hadaf (Objective) has several meanings: an object which one takes aim at and shoots at; an object of want and desire. The objectives of Islamic creed can be defined as those noble purposes which one aims to achieve by believing in and adhering to it.

They are many, and some of them are as follows:

The first objective: sincerity and purity of intention. Allah is the Creator Who has no partner, and the intention and worship must be only to Him alone.

The second objective: liberation of the mind and intellect from false notions, foolishness and irrationality. Whoever is devoid of this true belief and creed becomes depraved intellectually and spiritually, becomes a worshipper of material things and physical desires or stumbles along with various misguided, deviant and foolish doctrines and ideologies.

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The Two Testimonies of Faith {Its Meaning, Virtues and Conditions} Part 1

The Two Testimonies of Faith {Its Meaning, Virtues and Conditions} Part 1

Ash-Shahadah

Linguistic meaning: Open affirmation

Technical meaning: To affirm with the heart, the tongue and to have firm faith that there is none worthy of worship in truth except Allah, and that Mohammed (ﷺ) is the slave and Messenger of Allah.

لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ

 The Meaning of ‘La ilaha illAllah’ – There is no deity worthy of worship, in truth, except Allah

We shall first begin by explaining the true meaning of the testimony ‘La ilaha illAllah’, which is to believe and affirm There is no deity worthy of worship, in truth, except Allah, holding on to it and acting in accordance with it. ‘La ilaha’ is negating that anybody has the right to be worshiped except Allah, whoever it might be. ‘illAllah’ is affirming the Right of Allah Alone to be worshiped.

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The Foundations of the Sunnah of Imam al-Humaydi (d219H)

Imam Abu Bakr Abdullah ibn az-Zubayr al-Humaydi (d219H)

He is Abdullah ibn az-Zubayr ibn Isa ibn Ubayd-Allah ibn Usaamah, Abu Bakr, al-Qurashi al-Asadi al-Humaydi al-Makki, Shaykh of the Haraam, and the author of al-Musnad.

He narrated Hadith from Fudayl ibn Iyyad and Sufyan ibn Uyaynah -and he did so with frequency and he excelled- and Waki and ash-Shafi’i, and others.

Imam Bukhari narrated the first Hadith in his Sahih from him. His students also include adh-Dhuhli, Abu Zur’ah ar-Razi, Abu Haatim ar-Razi, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Idris al-Makki, his scribe, and many besides them.

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