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What Should I Do About Apples I Have Stolen During My Childhood?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, When I was a child I took a few apples from private property. I have found out that they did not like it. What should I do? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. You can send […]

Will Allah Ever Forgive Me After I Repeatedly Sin?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaikum, Is there any hope for me to repent to Allah after all of these sins I committed? My sins have increased so much. I’m scared of asking Allah for forgiveness and I’m shy and ashamed. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you […]

How Can I Repay Stolen Goods From a Mall?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, My friend stole goods worth $20 from a mall . He has repented. Now he wants to repay his theft. How should he go about it without going to jail? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, […]

Will Allah Forgive Me After Stealing Something That Can’t Be Returned?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I stole candy and gum from a store and I can’t return it because I’ve already eaten it. I can’t pay it back because I don’t have a salary as I am 13. Will Allah forgive me? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this […]

Is Regret a Blessing from Allah?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is regret a blessing from Allah? Does Allah wait for the call of forgiveness when His slave sins? Is there any Hadith or verse from the Quran regarding these? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

How Do I Strengthen My Faith and Truly Repent?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question:1) How can one be firm in faith? What causes faith not to stay firm in the heart? 2) I know we have to repent immediately for sins but my repentance is not sincere as there is no strong remorse, so how can I truly repent? Please help me. […]

Informing a Prospective Spouse About Past Non-Marital Relationships

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:If my prospective spouse asks me if I had any past relations, am I to deny having committed past sins, and am I to state affirmatively that I am in fact a virgin? Does my fiance have a right to ask me of my past sins/virginity? Does my stating in […]

How Can I Regain My Faith After Doubts and Exploring Other Religions?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Khan Question: After being faithful for several years in my youth, I fell into depression because of life circumstances and lost faith. I had very blasphemous thoughts, and I can not imagine much worse than that. I even experimented with other religions and philosophies, even with polytheism, although I could never […]

Married Man Addicted to Boys

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I’m an adult man with a wife and children.   Since a young age, I’ve liked both males and females.  I have sex with my wife regularly. However, I can’t resist when I see a good looking boy, and many times I have sex with boys. I pray to […]

If Someone Was Unknowingly Affected By a Sin You Committed, Do You Have to Seek Forgiveness Directly From That Person?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have a question regarding forgiveness from others. If you have committed a sin, and it may have affected someone else who doesn’t really know, do you need to seek forgiveness from that person?  Please note that seeking forgiveness in this scenario may cause widespread problems between relatives. Answer: […]