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Belief In God Essential To A Moral Life: Survey

By Stephen Calabria / The Huffington Post / 14 Mar 2014  

A new Pew Research survey of global attitudes on religion finds that a great number of people around the world think a belief in God is vital to leading a moral life.

The survey of people in 40 countries found that majorities in 22 countries believed that having God in one’s life was essential to being a moral person. Majorities in all five African countries surveyed, as well as every Middle Eastern country except Israel, believed God is vital to a person’s morality.

 

Is Waseela Shirk?

Qur'an states:

وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا مِن رَّسُولٍ إِلَّا لِيُطَاعَ بِإِذْنِ اللَّهِ ۚ وَلَوْ أَنَّهُمْ إِذ ظَّلَمُوا أَنفُسَهُمْ جَاءُوكَ فَاسْتَغْفَرُوا اللَّهَ وَاسْتَغْفَرَ لَهُمُ الرَّسُولُ لَوَجَدُوا اللَّهَ تَوَّابًا رَّحِيمًا

 

Divine Books

Source : Islamweb.net / 25 June 2013

Allah sent Messengers to mankind and supported them with miracles that proved the authenticity of their prophethood. Allah also sent down Divine Books which contained divine legislations and teachings that benefit people and help them achieve happiness in this life and the Hereafter.

All Divine Books call for worshipping Allah Alone, the Creator of the heavens and the earth and Creator of this great universe.           

 

Are images, pictures, photos, and cartoons forbidden in Islam?

By Abu Amina / 3 June 2013

Question:

Is it forbidden for Muslims to use pictures and photos for useful purposes? Is it permissible to use images for education or to keep memories of family members?

 

Why a Scientist Believes in God?

Source : Missionislam.com / 14 May 2013

This article of Mr A. Cressy Morrison, former President of the New York Academy of Sciences, first appeared in the "Reader's Digest" (January 1948); then on recommendation of Professor C. A. Coulson, F. R.S., Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, was republished in the "Reader's Digest" November 1960 - It shows how science compels the scientists to admit to the essential need of Supreme Creator.

 

Ten Principles for Those Seeking the Path of Allah

By Imam Ghazali / 6 May 2013 

Principle 1: Have a sincere, unwavering intention.  Prophet Muhammad ﷺsaid, “each person will be rewarded for what he intended” (Muslim). This calls for determination in the heart to continuously act or to abstain from something only for God’s sake. A sign of having sincere intentions is that one does not change his resolve for fleeting reasons; what is done for God, the Truth, should not be forsaken to please His creation.

 

Purification of the Soul

Source : Newmuslims.com / 4 May 2013

“Purification of the soul” deals with the heart. Hearts cannot obtain their desire unless they are connected with their Lord.  They cannot connect with their Lord unless they are “pure,” because Allah is Pure and only accepts what is pure. The purer the heart, the closer it will be to its Lord and enjoy being with Him. 

 

An Austrian Scientist Discovers Islam

By Amina Islam  / 1 May 2013

Born 1953 in the town Linz in Austria, I spent my childhood in Munich (Germany) until we moved to Salzburg (Austria) when I was 16 years old. I grew up in a conservative Christian way. My parents are strict Protestant Christians, which believe in the Bible and pray to Jesus as son of God. They educated me to keep a high standard of morals and ethics. 

 

The Greatest Sin…

Source : WhatisIslam.org.uk / 30 Apr 2013

The greatest sin is to contradict the purpose of one’s creation. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said that the gravest sin was: “To give God a partner though He created  you alone.”  Worshipping others beside God is the only unforgivable sin, and essentially involves giving the attributes of the Creator to a part or parts of the creation.

 

The Ruling on Istighathah

By Allamah Zafar Ahmad al-Uthmani / 24 Apr 2013

Seeking help from other than Allah is unanimously allowed in some situations, like asking for help from able-bodied living persons in matters ordinarily in their control, with the belief that the being from whom help is sought is only a means and a tool and is not independent of Allah in that action.

 
 

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