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9 Gratitude Teachings from the Quran and Sunnah

“O you who believe, eat from the good things we provided for you, and be thankful to God, if you do worship Him alone.” (Quran 2:172)  “Therefore remember Me. I will remember you. Be grateful to Me and never show me ingratitude.” (2:152) Gratitude, or being thankful, is a recurring theme in the Quran and […]

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The Mercy of Allah (swt) in the Quran and Sunnah

It is important to remember that Allah is the Most Merciful, because believers should think positively about Allah. Allah says in a hadith qudsi, “I am as My servant thinks of me…” (Bukhari, Muslim). Dr. Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, in a video about the divine name Ar-Raheem, states, “Optimism about Allah is part of imaan” The […]

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7 Ways to Deepen Your Relationships from the Sunnah

Islam is replete with advice for deepening the quality of your relationships. Read on to learn these nuggets of wisdom. 1.Proclaim your love for others. The Prophet Muhammad (saw) was not afraid to say who he loved openly. Telling others that you love them will bring joy to relationships. One day the Prophet (pbuh) took […]

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The Importance of Peace from the Quran and Sunnah

Peace, or harmony in human relations, is a basic value of Islam. The following Quranic verses and hadiths illustrate the importance of peace in Islam. Making peace between people is better than (nafl) charity, fasting, and prayer. Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good […]

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10 Actions That Raise Our Rank With Allah (SWT)

One beauty of Islam is that there are many ways to raise our ranks and nearness to Allah (swt). Here are 10 such ways from the Quran and Sunnah: Putting Things Right Between People The Prophet (pbuh) said, “Shall I not inform you of something more excellent in degree than fasting, prayer and almsgiving (sadaqah)? […]

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6 Examples of Jihad

In Arabic, the word “jihad” literally means “struggle” or “doing one’s utmost to realize a goal”.  A jihad in the religious sense is any struggle in the cause of God. “Jihad” is not the equivalent of war, for which Arabic and the Quran use the word “qital”. Jihad can take the form of struggling against […]

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