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Satan and his Ways of Approaching the Believers (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.There are those who commit sins, but they perform the five daily prayers regularly. They believe that they are thus observing the greate st pillar of Islam, which is looked at first thing on the Day of...

Satan and his Ways of Approaching the Believers (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.3- Ways of Approaching MankindSatan infusessuspicion and doubt in the hearts of Muslims, thus making them think badly of one another. The Prophet (salla Allah (SWT)u alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said: "Satan has lost...

Satan and his Ways of Approaching the Believers (Part-1)

1-Satan: Substantial NatureWhat is Satan? This is a fundamental question in Islamic Faith. Some believe that the word 'Satan' refers to those scruples with which one can be obsessed; others claim that it denotes the so many microorganisms living around us. Others yet hold that...

MAJOR SINS (Part-137)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Allah (SWT) has selected me and picked out my companions. From among my Companions, I have ministers, helpers, and relatives by marriage. Thereby, whoever disparages them entails the curse of Allah (SWT), His angels and all the...

MAJOR SINS (Part-136)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.69) Spying on the Muslims and Revealing their Weaknesses Included in this subject is the hadith of Hatib Ibn Abi Baltaah (1) (who sent a secret letter telling of the Muslims military plans to his relatives in...

MAJOR SINS (Part-135)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Performing prayers in congregation is so great as mentioned in Qur'an Allah (SWT) most high says, {Before this We wrote in the psalms, after the message given to Moses): "My servants the righteous, shall inherit the earth.}(AI-Anbiya':...

MAJOR SINS (Part-134)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."By Him in Whose Hands is my soul, I have considered having wood gathered when the call to prayer is made and going myself to those who stay back from attending the congregational prayer to burn their...

MAJOR SINS (Part-133)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."O Changer of hearts! Make my heart firm in thy faith. I asked, O Messenger of Allah (SWT), I think that you make this supplication much! Do you fear? He said, how could I be secure while...

MAJOR SINS (Part-132)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.63) Feeling Secure from Allah's DevisingAllah, Most High says,{Until, in the midst of their enjoyment of our gifts, on a sudden We called then to account, when lot They were plunged in despair!}(AI-An'am: 44)This means that the...

MAJOR SINS (Part-131)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."There are three people whom Allah  (SWT) will not speak to, look at, or exonerate on the Day of Judgment, and who will have a painful torment: he who withholds excess water from a traveler in the...

MAJOR SINS (Part-130)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.If one objects that a person must argue to obtain his rights, the reply is that as AI-Ghazali (may Allah (SWT)  have mercy on him." The stern condemnation of it applies to those who argue without right or...

MAJOR SINS (Part-129)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.59) Falsely claiming someone is One's Father On the authority of Sa'd, (may Allah (SWT) be pleased with him) who said, "The Messenger of Allah (SWT) said, "Paradise is forbidden to whoever falsely claims someone is his father,...

MAJOR SINS (Part-128)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.58) Slaughtering in Other Than Allah (SWT)'s Name Such as slaughtering in the name of Satan, an idol,or in the name of a sheikh. Allah (SWT), the Almighty has said, {Eat not of what the name of...

MAJOR SINS (Part-127)

 To read the previous part of this story,click here.This judgment applies to all kinds of clothing. So, we ask Allah (SWT) for safety. Abu Hurairah (RA) (may Allah (SWT) be pleased with him) said, "While a man was praying, dragging his garment on the ground,...

MAJOR SINS (Part-126)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.This verse was revealed concerning preference of the poor. Its cause of revelation goes as follows: the first to believe in Allah's Prophet (SM) werethe poor. This is true with respect of every sent Prophet. The Messenger...

MAJOR SINS (Part-125)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Umm Habibah (may Allah (SWT) be pleased with her) reported the Messenger of Allah (SWT)  to have said, "All the speech of Adam's sons are counted against them except enjoining good, forbidding evil, or remembering Allah (SWT),...

MAJOR SINS (Part-124)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Messenger of Allah (SWT)  said, "When I was taken up in the ascent (Mi'raj), I passed by people with fingernails of copper who were scratching their faces and chests with them. I asked who are they,...

MAJOR SINS (Part-123)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.53) Hurting or Reviling MuslimsAllah (SWT), the Almighty said,{And those who annoy believing men and women undeservedly, bear (on themselves) a calumny and a glaring sin.}(AI-Ahzab: 58){O ye who believe! Let not some men among you laugh...

MAJOR SINS (Part-122)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."To ascribe a partner to Allah (SWT) and He is the one who created you, to kill your son with fear of being fed with you, and to commit fornication with the wife of your neighbor."3In another...

MAJOR SINS (Part-121)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."The Messenger of Allah (SWT) forbade that animalsbe imprisoned for killing."5 Even with what the Shari'ah allowed us to kill from animals, such as scorpions, snakes, mice and vicious dogs, "We are ordered to take their lives...