Faith

Belief in the Messengers

People’s Need for a Divine Message People need a divine message to show them Allah’s laws and guide them to the right path. Indeed, a divine message is the spirit, light and the very life of the world, without which the world would certainly be lifeless and man would be plunged into the darkness of…

Belief in the Last Day

Meaning of Belief in the Last Day Firm belief that Almighty Allah will raise people to life from their graves; He will then judge them according to their deeds. Those who deserve to go to Paradise will be sent to it, while those who deserve to go to Hellfire will be sent to it. Belief…

The Six Pillars of Faith (Eemaan)

The Meaning of Belief in Allah I This means firm belief that Allah  exists, resolutely affirming His Lordship, Godship and Names and Attributes. We will now discuss these four issues at length as follows: Belief in the Existence of Allah The Innate Disposition to Believe in Allah (Fitrah) Affirming the existence of Allah is something…

Faith, Meaning and Requirements

Ash hadu an laa ilaaha illallaah, wa ash hadu anna Muhammadan rasool-ullaah (I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah) Why the Statement “Laa ilaaha illallaah”? Because it is the first duty of a Muslim. Therefore, whoever intends to accept Islam must…