Archives: Inviting others to Islam

How to start propagation

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. Calling to Allah must be accompanied by wisdom, peaceful advice and flexibility. Callers to Allah are to focus on the most important issues and move to what follows. The Prophet, peace be upon him, said to Mu’ath ibn Jabal when he sent him to Yemen, “First, call them to testify that • Read More »

The distress of a wife whose husband is active in da’wah and does not have time for her

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah.  We ask Allaah to relieve your distress, make things easy for you, console you in your loneliness, guide your husband and heal you of your sickness… Ameen. Your question includes a number of matters, both issues of fiqh and social problems… Perhaps it is best if we look at each problem • Read More »

His parents want him to give up da’wah work

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah.   Firstly: There is no doubt that Allaah has enjoined obedience towards parents. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say (O Muhammad): ‘Come, I will recite what your Lord has prohibited you from: Join not anything in worship with Him; be good and dutiful to your parents; kill not your children • Read More »

Attitude towards fitnah

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah.   There is a certain attitude which the Muslim should adopt towards fitnah to that this fitnah will not have a negative effect on him, and so that he will not have a negative effect on the Muslim community. This attitude includes the following: (a)     Deliberation, gentleness, forbearance and not being • Read More »

They receive instructions to preach about national holidays in their khutbahs – what should they do?

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: There is nothing wrong with the khateeb speaking about the battle of Badr or Uhud, or any other battle, and describing what happened on such occasions at the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him). This is not regarded as celebrating it or introducing a • Read More »

Text messages and e-mails which say: “Forward this or else you will be sinning and such and such will happen to you”

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. Using modern means of communication such as mobile phones and e-mail to spread advice, exhortations, reminders and guidance is a good deed, because it is possible to reach hundreds of people with one click of the button. It is well known that the one who guides others to do good is • Read More »

Competition writing the beautiful names of Allaah among members of a forum

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. There is nothing wrong with holding this kind of competition, because it is spreading goodness, benefiting all concerned, and increasing knowledge, especially if the participant writes the meaning of the name that he mentions. But it is important to use sound books for this information, and to beware of quoting from • Read More »

They go against sharee’ah and use as an excuse the fact that there are righteous people who do that

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The fact that some of those who go against sharee’ah are justifying what they do based on the actions of some imams of mosques or some teachers of Islamic education, will not benefit them before their Lord, because what is required of the Muslim is to follow the example of • Read More »

She used her neighbour’s Internet and discovered her talent in writing; should she use this talent?

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. We have previously spoken about the ruling on using someone else’s Internet connection. Please see the answer to question number 99544. If we assume that your using this Internet connection affected its speed and harmed your neighbour, then this is a sin that you must ask forgiveness for. But it does • Read More »

Is it permissible to add non-mahram women to his list of Facebook friends for the purpose of da‘wah and offering advice?

August 17, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Inviting others to Islam.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Facebook has pros and cons. The benefits of Facebook and the harm it may cause are connected to the reasons why one signed up for it and how one uses it. We have discussed this website in the answer to question no. 137243; please refer to it. Secondly: We do • Read More »

Is it permissible to go into churches for the purpose of da’wah, or just to look around?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Means of Dawah.

There are many churches here. Is it permissible to go into them to hold discussions with the priests there? Is it permissible to go in just to look at them and see what the people do there?   Praise be to Allaah. It is permissible for scholars and knowledgeable people to enter churches in order • Read More »

Can gifts be given to a kaafir to soften his heart towards Islam?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Calling non-Muslims to Islam.

What is the ruling on giving unbelievers money or gifts to soften their hearts towards Islam?.   Praise be to Allaah.There is nothing wrong with that – i.e., there is nothing wrong with giving gifts or money or accommodation to soften his heart towards Islam, but it should be noted that such actions should only • Read More »

Should she end her relationship with some kaafir women or use the opportunity for da’wah?

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Alliance and Amity, Disavowal and Enmity, Calling non-Muslims to Islam.

I am a woman who corresponds with some European and American women via the internet. We have been exchanging gifts and discussing sewing ideas for two years. I have tried to talk to them about Islam, but I stopped for fear that I do not know enough to call them to Islam and I might • Read More »