The importance of the Muslim lifestyle and community (Islam 4.9)

Objectives: Consider the importance both of the Muslim lifestyle, and of living as part of a community. The importance of the Muslim lifestyle: In Islam,… Continue reading

The Grave Crime of Usury and Interest: Ribā-based Transactions: What is Allowed and What is Not..

There is a grave warning in the Qur’ān and Sunnah for those who deal in usury and interest (Ribā). Allah stated: الَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ الرِّبَا لَا… Continue reading

Respect, religious duties and good actions (Islam 4.8)

Objectives: Explain how the Muslim community shows respect for each other and carries out its religious duties and good actions. Respect: Every Muslim has rights… Continue reading

Our Da’wah: The call to Unity, the Rope of Allah and a Severe Warning against Dividing the Muslims: Part 4

What is our Da`wah? – Part 4 All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge… Continue reading

Alliance with the non-Muslims is of two types – misunderstanding this affair leads people astray:

Allah, the Most High, stated: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا عَدُوِّي وَعَدُوَّكُمْ أَوْلِيَاءَ تُلْقُونَ إِلَيْهِم بِالْمَوَدَّةِ وَقَدْ كَفَرُوا بِمَا جَاءَكُم مِّنَ الْحَقِّ يُخْرِجُونَ الرَّسُولَ وَإِيَّاكُمْ… Continue reading

The day Allah will place all the Heavens on a Finger, the Earths on a Finger, the Trees on a Finger, He will Grasp the Earth, and Roll-up the Heavens in His Right Hand – Ahlus-Sunnah affirm the Attributes of Allah.

Abdullāh Ibn Mas’ūd said, “A Jewish Rabbi came to Allah’s Messenger and said, ‘O Muhammad, we learn that Allah will place all the Heavens on… Continue reading

The Status of Tawheed, Part 4: Foundations of Islamic Monotheism: Cure for the ailments in society

Lesson 4 All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils… Continue reading

The Status of Tawheed, Part 3: Foundations of Islamic Monotheism: Cure for the ailments in society

Lesson 2 All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils… Continue reading

The Status of Tawheed, Part 2: Foundations of Islamic Monotheism: Cure for the ailments in society

Lesson 2 All Praise is due to Allāh, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allāh from the evils… Continue reading

Ibn Abbās delayed Maghrib after the sun had set, and the stars had appeared because he was teaching the people — and his response to those who tried to correct him:

وَحَدَّثَنِي أَبُو الرَّبِيعِ الزَّهْرَانِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادٌ، عَنِ الزُّبَيْرِ بْنِ الْخِرِّيتِ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ شَقِيقٍ، قَالَ خَطَبَنَا ابْنُ عَبَّاسٍ يَوْمًا بَعْدَ الْعَصْرِ حَتَّى غَرَبَتِ الشَّمْسُ… Continue reading