Archives: Belief in Allaah

He is asking about the worst of people and the worst in disbelief: is it Pharaoh or Abu Lahab?

May 21, 2017 | By hamid raja | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Belief, Belief in Allaah.

I was discussing with my friend about who the worse person was in the sight of allah from bani Adam(AS) I said that firun was the worse person EVER because he claimed to be god and he rejected the 8 or 9 signs of musa and allah left his hody for mankind to reflect and • Read More »

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Commentary on the verse “Who made everything He has created good” [as-Sajdah 32:7]

May 21, 2017 | By hamid raja | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Belief, Belief in Allaah.

I have a question that I have been thinking about for a while. What does Allah mean in verse 32:7? What does “Ahsana” mean? Does it mean that Allah made every creation good or perfect? If every creation of Allah is perfect, then what about human beings who are imperfect? Plus, if the creation is • Read More »

Does it say anywhere in the Quran that Allah is perfect, with no shortcomings?

May 21, 2017 | By hamid raja | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Belief, Belief in Allaah.

Hello, does the Quran state that Allah is perfect? If not, do Muslims believe that Allah I perfect? Praise be to Allah Firstly: The Muslims are unanimously agreed in their belief that Allah, may He be exalted, is possessed of the utmost perfection and that He is above all shortcomings, no matter how small or • Read More »

Describing Nurses as Angels of Mercy

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah, Sins of the Tongue.

We often read about and hear the common people and their writers and poets describing nurses as “angels of mercy.” Is this permissible?   Praise be to Allah.It is not permissible to apply this description to nurses, because the angels are male and are not female. Allah denounced the mushrikeen (pagans) for describing the angels • Read More »

Interruption of Wudhu

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

If during wudhu (ablution), one finds dirt stuck on his fingers, does working on removing the dirt by scrubbing it off disrupt the continuity of the wudhu and require repeating it?   Praise be to AllahContinuity would not be disrupted by such an action (according to the most viable opinion) even if his body had • Read More »

What do Muslims Believe?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

What do Muslims Believe?   Muslims believe in one, unique, incomparable, and singular God, whose name in Arabic is “Allaah”, literally meaning “The God”; in the angels created by Him; in the prophets through whom His revelations were brought to mankind; in God’s complete authority over human destiny, and in life after death. Muslims believe • Read More »

Who is Allaah?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Who is Allaah?   Allaah is the Arabic word for “one God”, the same as Eloh in Aramaic. Allaah is not the God of Muslims only. He is God of all creations, because He is their Creator and Sustainer. Islam Q&A Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid

Evidence that only Allah is the Creator of life

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Please explain to me, according to the Qur’an, is it possible for a human to produce life? If not, then explain in detail about the cloning of animals and possibly humans, by humans. Please give the answer in detail as it is confusing the minds of many, who think that in the next century science • Read More »

Is it possible to see Allaah in this world?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Praise be to Allaah. Seeing Allaah in reality (as opposed to in a dream) is not possible in this life, although no doubt it will happen after death. This is not because seeing Him is impossible in itself, but because Allaah has willed that it should not happen. This is for many reasons, some of • Read More »

The non Muslims ask who created Allaah

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

I tell non-Muslims that Allah created everything in this universe. They ask me who created Allah ? How can Allaah have been there since the beginning? How can I answer them ?   Praise be to Allaah.This question which the non Muslims have asked you is inherently false and self-contradictory. If we were to say • Read More »

Who do Muslims worship?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

Who do Muslims worship?   Praise be to Allaah Before answering, we would like to express our appreciation for your interest, at such a young age, in the religion of Islam. May Allaah open the door for you to find much blessing through your asking this question, and decree for you guidance such as you • Read More »

What is the meaning of the hadeeth “Do not inveigh against time (waqt) for Allaah is time waqt)”?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah, Commentary on Hadeeth.

Is the saying “Do not curse time for Allah is time” authentic from the Rasool’s sayings ? If so, how do you interpret this ? I am confused about this issue. Praise be to Allaah. The word used in the hadeeth is not waqt (= time), but dahr (= time, vicissitudes of time) [this element • Read More »

Why God Created Mankind

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

According to the Quran and/or Islamic traditions, why did God create mankind?   Praise be to Allah Allah created the jinn (type of spiritual creatures) and mankind to worship Him alone, to obey His commands and heed His prohibitions. Allah says [in the Quran] (interpretation of the meaning): “And I (Allah) created not the jinn • Read More »

Meaning of laa ilaaha illa Allah Muhammadun rasool ullah

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

What is the meaning of the words “laa ilaahah illa allaah muhammadun rasool ullaah”? Bearing witness “laa ilaahah illa allah” and that “muhammadun rasool ullaah” is the first pillar of the five pillars of Islam. And the meaning of “laa ilaahah illa allah” is that nothing worshipped is worthy of worship except Allah—it is simultaneously • Read More »

The Conditions of the Testimony of Faith

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

What are the conditions of the testimony of faith?   There are seven conditions of the testimony of Faith : Knowledge which negates ignorance. Certainty which negates doubt. Sincerity and purity of intent which negates shirk. Truthfulness which negates hypocrisy. Love and devotion which negates disdain of Allah’s religion. Submission which negates disobedience. Acceptance which • Read More »

The Meaning of Belief in Allaah

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

I have read and heard a great deal about the virtues of attaining true belief in Allaah, and I would like you to explain to me in detail the meaning of belief in Allaah in a way that will help me to attain true faith and to keep away from everything that goes against the • Read More »

The answer to the question posed by disbelievers, “Can Allaah create a rock that He cannot lift?”

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah.

This is a question, which is supposedly asked by missionaries. “Can Allah create a rock which He can’t lift?’ How do we respond to this?.   Praise be to Allaah.This question – and others like it – contain a great contradiction. Many disbelievers try to use such questions in their debates with Muslims, seeking to • Read More »