Shaykh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shanqeeti mentioned in his book Adhwaa’ al-Bayaan that from amongst the verses that give the most hope to a believer is: “Then We gave the Book (the Quran) for inheritance to such of Our slaves whom We chose. Then of them are some who wrong their ownselves, and of them are some … Continue reading Engraved with Teardrops!
Another heart softening lecture by Sheikh Muhammad Al-Mukhtar Ash-Shinqitee from the holy city of Madinah. Here he discusses the truth and reality of the Day of Judgement from the verse "Fear and Guard yourselves against the day you will be returned to Allah" [2:281], and a heart rending account of the penultimate stage before this.....death. One to be watched with the hearts....
REPENT and flee to the life with Allah!
Imam al-Awza’i narrates from ‘Abdullah ibn Muhammad that he said: I went out to the shore as a patrolman and our patrol at the time was in al-‘Areesh in Egypt. When I arrived at the shore, I came upon an open area and there was tent on it. In the tent was a man who … Continue reading The Patience of Abu Qilabah!
"It is not Al-Birr (piety, righteousness, and each and every act of obedience to Allah, etc.) that you turn your faces towards east and (or) west (in prayers); but Al-Birr is (the quality of) the one who believes in Allah, the Last Day, the Angels, the Book, the Prophets and gives his wealth, in spite … Continue reading The Essence of Taqwa ~ God Consciousness
Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah al-Fawaaid- (174) 'So also if the father, who is compassionate towards his son, knowing what is good for him, sees that some bad blood has to be removed from his son for his own good, by incurring severe pain by cutting his skin and cutting his veins. If he knows that his … Continue reading If Allah Sends Upon Them That Which They Dislike…
By 'Abdullah 'Azzam (may Allah have Mercy upon him) "...the heart is the machine that drives all acts of worship. It is what moves the entire body! As long as the heart is alive, then the limbs will be alive, and the soul will open itself up to worship. However, if the heart becomes diseased, … Continue reading Your Heart is the Pillar of Your Worship!