Archive for June, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah on Abortion: Killing a fetus is prohibited according to the consensus of the Muslims

June 29, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “Aborting a fetus is unlawful according to the consensus of the Muslims, as it is like the infant who is buried alive. Allah said: When the infant buried alive is questioned for what sin was she killed? (81:8) and Allah said: Do not kill your children for fear of poverty.” (17:31) Source: […]

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Umar on Jahiliyyah: Islamic teachings will be abandoned if people do not know the time of ignorance

June 29, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the foundations of Islam will undone one by one if there arises in Islam people who have never known ignorance.” Source: Majmu’ Al-Fatawa قال ابن تيمية قَالَ عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ إنَّمَا تُنْقَضُ عُرَى الْإِسْلَامِ عُرْوَةً عُرْوَةً إذَا نَشَأَ فِي الْإِسْلَامِ مَنْ […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Allah saves people from Hellfire by their fasting

June 29, 2013

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has people he redeems at the time of breaking fast, and that is during every night.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1643 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ لِلَّهِ عِنْدَ كُلِّ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Sunan prayer before Fajr is better than the world

June 28, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him said, “Two bowings of prayer (raka’āt) before the dawn prayer (fajr) are better than the world and whatever is in it.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 725 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ رَكْعَتَا الْفَجْرِ خَيْرٌ مِنْ الدُّنْيَا وَمَا فِيهَا 725 صحيح […]

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Hadith on Prayer: No voluntary prayers after the congregational prayer is established

June 28, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the congregational prayer is established, then there is no prayer except the prescribed prayer.” Source: Sahih Muslim 710 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِذَا أُقِيمَتْ الصَّلَاةُ فَلَا صَلَاةَ إِلَّا الْمَكْتُوبَةُ […]

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Hadith on Worship: Fasting and the Quran will intercede for Muslims

June 24, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fasting and the Quran will intercede for the servant on the Day of Resurrection. Fasting will say: O Lord, I prevented him from food and drink during the day, so let me intercede for him. The Quran will say: O […]

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Hadith on Humility: Paradise is not achieved by wishful thinking or mere hopes

June 20, 2013

Masruq reported: The Christians and the Muslims boasted to one another. Some of them said, “We are better than you.” The others said, “We are better than you.” So Allah the Exalted revealed the verse, “It will not be according to your wishful thinking, nor by that of the people of the Book.” (4:123) Source: […]

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Hadith on Faith: Heart and speech must be righteous in true faith

June 20, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The faith of a servant is not upright until his heart is upright, and his heart is not upright until his tongue is upright. A man will not enter Paradise if his neighbor is not secure from his evil.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Faith: The sweetness of faith is to love Allah and the people

June 17, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of faith until he loves a person only for the sake of Allah, until he would rather be thrown in the fire than to return to unbelief, and until Allah and his messenger are more beloved to […]

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Hadith on Dajjal: Run away from the False Messiah because he turns people away from faith

June 12, 2013

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever hears of the False Messiah should flee from him. By Allah, a man will go to him thinking himself a believer but will end up following him because of the doubts he will present.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4319 […]

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