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I can see you behind my back

What is the meaning of the Prophet’s words, “I can see you behind my back”? Hadith from Sahih Bukhari Narrated Abu Huraira: Allahs Apostle said, “Do you consider or see that my face is towards the Qibla? By Allah, neither your submissiveness nor your bowing is hidden from me, surely I see you from my…
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Misgoded reading continued

Click​ here for previous session            God’s Name and the Royal Plural You see things; and you say “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and I say “Why not?”—George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah No discussion of God’s name is complete without explaining the royal plural. This is a linguistic concept foreign to most native English speakers, but not to the English language. As recently as the seventeenth century, the word thou was applied to commoners while the word you, the Old English plural of respect, was reserved for royalty and the social elite. Hence “your Highness” and “your Lordship,” rather than “thou Highness” or “thou Lordship.” Hence also Queen Victoria’s “We are not amused”…
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At-Tauhid reading continued

Click here for previous session The Call to testify that there is nothing deserving of Worship in truth except Allah   Allah the Exalted said: “Say you (O Muhammad (May the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) : ‘This is my way; I invite unto Allah (i.e. to the Oneness of Allah –Islamic…
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Become an A’ishah not a Khadijah

Click here for previous part.   –> You and your husband can’t handle a child. Maybe it’ll divert you from the Deen of Allāh SWT! Remember the story in Suratul Kāhf  in which Khidr killed a boy because he was going to oppress his parents when he grew up?! ‘Then they both proceeded, till they met a…
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Become an A’ishah not a Khadijah

    To Allāh belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. He creates what He wills. He bestows female (offspring) upon whom He wills, and bestows male (offspring) upon whom He wills. Or He bestows both males and females, and He renders barren whom He wills. Verily, He is the All-Knower and is Able to do…
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At Tauhid reading continued

  Click here for previous session               Fear of Shirk (Polytheism) Allah the Almighty said: “Verily, Allah forgives not that partners should be set up with Him in worship, but He forgives except that (anything else) to whom He pleases.” (4:48, 116) Prophet Ibrahim (May Allah be pleased with…
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Do we have good reason to believe?

All praise be to Allah!! Why is the universe the way it is? One of the most important questions that almost all thinkers, philosophers and people like you and I have asked is “Why does the universe exist at all? And why is it the way it is?” In response to this question there are…
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END OF THE WORLD

In name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful. Signs of the Last Day ( Ashrāṭ al-Sāʿah ) Introduction One day centuries ago, while a shepherd was tending to his flock, a wolf attacked a sheep and dragged it away. The shepherd gave chase and rescued the sheep, but the wolf sat on its…
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KUFR AND ITS VARIOUS KINDS

KUFR AND ITS VARIOUS KINDS Praise be to Allaah. The reality of kufr and its various kinds is a lengthy topic, but we may sum it up in the following points: 1 – The importance of knowing what kufr is and the forms it may take: The texts of the Qur’aan and Sunnah indicate that…
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GOD, LORD AND PERSONAL SAVIOUR

  Given the Christians’ belief that Jesus is God, though there are exceptions in some Christian denominations, in this article, I am going to use the Bible to question the Godship of Jesus in the Bible as well as his being loving including the reliability of the Bible. We read in the Bible, St. Mark…
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