Nationalism is a concept alien to Islam because nationalism calls for unity based on family and tribalistic ties, whereas Islam binds people together on the `Aqeedah, that is belief in Allah (swt) and His Messenger ﷺ. Islam calls for the ideological bond. … More TRIBALISM REVISITED – IS NATIONALISM HALAL – CAN I BE A PROUD TURKISH – ARAB MUSLIM – “KHUTBAH ON ASABIYYAH”
Ponder over that hadith for a while, how true it is. As for the father who loves his own money more than the money of his son, does he not realize that one day his son will take that very money of his and he will have nothing to do with it?
All that is left of his money is what he spent during his life for the sake of Allah, if there was any such money. Any of it spent in charity for the sake of Allah, is money that will be yours permanently.
The Arabic word for charity includes zakah, sadaqah, waqf, and any type of monetary good that you did. Everything besides this will go into the hands of your inheritors.
Remember that feeding your family is an ibaadah if you are doing it for the sake of Allah.
If you are doing it for the sake of Allah, you will be rewarded. The Prophet sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam said that, “A morsel of food,” one morsel of food, one handful of food, “if you put it in your wife’s mouth, this will be a reward for you on the Day of Judgment.” … More TAKE ADVANTAGE OF 5 BEFORE ANOTHER 5 STRIKE YOU – YOUR YOUTH – YOUR FREE TIME – YOUR WEALTH – YOUR HEALTH – YOUR DEATH IN ISLAM – KHUTBAH
As they are pulled out one by one or in groups the time comes for the last one to be taken out from the torment of Jahannam may Allah save us from the adhab of the fire, so the conversation that will take place between him and his Rabb, and the incredibly great honour that Allaah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) will bestow upon him is the topic of this article here. … More LAST PERSON TO EXIT THE FIRE – WHO WILL ENTER THE FIRE AND EXIT IT LAST – THE LAST MAN ENTERING PARADISE AFTER THE FIRE – HADITH
“By Him in Whose Hand my soul is! You will not enter Jannah until you believe, and you shall not believe until you love one another. May I inform you of something, if you do, you love each other. Promote greeting amongst you (by saying As-salamu ‘alaikum to one another)”. … More BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN ISLAM – ISLAMIC BROTHERHOOD AND SISTERHOOD – SHORT 10MIN KHUTBAH –
The command of being dutiful to parents and its application includes everything mankind counts as being dutiful; this differs due to different times, situations, and people. This command also includes the prohibition of being undutiful towards the parents. … More HONOURING OUR PARENTS – BE GOOD TO YOUR PARENTS YOUR AKHIRA DEPENDS ON IT – STATUS OF PARENTS IN ISLAM – KHUTBAH
It therefore becomes obligatory on each muslim to invite others to the deen of al-Islam with knowledge and wisdom. The more knowledge a da’ee has the better and stronger the arguments for Islam become, which also makes the da’ee more confident when inviting as the proofs for become overwhelming, thus making a more successful daee.
We have great examples of our dear Prophet Muhammed salAllahu alaihi wa sallam which illustrate the different ways of calling people to Islam, be it with only gestures, hard or soft words depending on the situation and person/persons involved and always with wisdom. … More DO WE NEED KNOWLEDGE FOR DA’WAH – CAN A JAHIL GIVE DAWAH – HOW MUCH KNOWLEDGE IS ENOUGH – AM I A SHAIKH?
One of the first things a sincere Muslim must do is to have the correct intention. The intention is so important that Ibn Hajar in his Fath al-Bari Sharh Sahih al-Bukhari, and Imam Al-Nawawi in his Arab’ayeen used the hadith “Actions are judged by their intentions”, as the first hadith. The first thing a student of knowledge learns, is the hadith about intentions.
“Actions are (judged) by motives (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. … More KHUTBAH – خطبة – NIYYAH AND IKHLAS – ONE GOES WITH THE OTHER?
And from the rights of brotherhood between the Muslims and the believers is that they refrain from unjustified suspicion in those affairs that are between them, and they refrain from spying on each other, and they refrain from backbiting each other. … More ARE WE BROTHERS IN ISLAM OR NOT – KHUTBAH ON UKHUWA – TRUE BROTHERHOOD – NO INCENTIVES EXCEPT PARADISE
Tribalism is the pernicious ideology that afflicts all human societies in every time period, originating in the worship of idols and reconstructing itself into many forms throughout the ages. In modern times, we know it as the specters of racism, xenophobia, and supremacism. In practice, it rears its ugly head in the shape of prejudice, bigotry, discrimination, and violence. … More NATIONALISM, TRIBALISM AND RACISM IN ISLAM RE-VISITED – KHUTBAH ON ASSABIYYAH