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Is Islam Relevant?

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When Allah Calls You

"And when My servants ask you, , concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he...

When Practicality is a Non-Factor

When we look at the state of the world and, more importantly, the state of our own selves, it is easy to get overwhelmed....

Knowledge of Annihilation Increases Iman

The atheist points to the existence of pain, suffering, and destruction and argues that there is no God. But this emotional tactic does not faze...

It’s Rude To Talk About God

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When someone denies that Islam is the truth and the only acceptable religion to God Almighty, to me it is as if they are...

Your Decision is Imminent

No matter who you are, where you are from, your level of piety, your level of knowledge of deen, at some point in this...

Prosperity and Misery in Divine Decree

Sa'd narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: 'From (the signs of) the son of Adam's prosperity is his satisfaction with what Allah decreed...

How To Be Consistent with Prayer

Think about this unintuitive statement: Doing something 100% of the time is easier than doing it 90% of the time. Think about prayer. If...

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