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Apostasy and Good Deeds

Ustadh Salman Younas unpacks the question of the deeds of an apostate who returns to Islam. My question is on the deeds of the apostate. I know that apostasy invalidates good deeds but I want to know the opinion of the majority of scholars and maddhabs; whether they are returned to him when he repents […]

Charity in Ramadan – Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin

In this video, Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin speaks about the merits of giving sadaqa (charity) and how we should go about giving it in this blessed time, even if we don’t have that much money. Sadaqa, or charity, is one of the pinnacle aspects of our actions this Ramadan. It can be in the form of […]

Day 8: Random Acts of Kindness-30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 8: Do a random act of kindness The notion of random acts of kindness, is not foreign to our culture. We are encouraged to show kindness to a stranger, and expect nothing in return. In Surah al-Ma’oun, we are encouraged to do small deeds of kindness to the orphans, the destitute, and others who do […]

Iman Beyond the Masjid by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

What is Iman beyond the masjid? Look to the Messenger of God, peace and blessings upon him, and he will light the way, says Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. If the light of the sinning believer was revealed the light would envelop the entire universe, what then of the light of the Muslim who is in obedience? […]

Does Failing to Pray Asr Cancel All Our Good Deeds?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I want to understand the following hadith: “Whoever does not pray ‘Asr, his good deeds will be annulled”. Does it mean all goods are annulled from beginning? Or all the good deeds are annulled for that specific time? Answer:Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The scholars differed on […]

The Ummah Is Off Balance, by Shaykh Waleed Mosaad

“To the casual observer looking at the state of the Muslims today, one would be remiss not to realize that something is wrong.” If we look at the faith that the Prophet Muhammadﷺ restored, we realize that we are given many opportunities for renewal. We are given weekly opportunities with the Friday prayer, and yearly […]

Turning to Allah, by Sidi Uthman Bhally

Turning to Allah begins with a sincere investigation of our hearts and intentions.  We can all claim to love Allah, but the question is does Allah love us? Turn to Allah for the answers, say Sidi Uthman Bhally. There is an authentic and oft repeated Hadith narration by Prophet Muhammad ﷺ which states, “When Allah loves someone He calls […]

Say I Love You And Say Why (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes

Say I Love You And Say Why (30 Days, 30 Deeds), by Shaykh Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have a far-reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make […]

Beneficial Knowledge and Intentions, a khutbah by Habib Hussein Al Saggaf

Making the intention to gain beneficial knowledge through daily readings of the Qur’an and hadith collections is the key message in this Friday Sermon given by Habib Hussein Al Saggaf. He goes on to encourage us to make sincere intention to do good deeds because Allah rewards us for good intentions even if were unable […]

Can Sins Become Good Deeds After Repenting From Them?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:Assalam ‘aleykum, Do sins become good deeds after repenting from them? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, repented sins can become good deeds. Allah Most High says, “except those who repent, believe, and do good […]