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Apr13

Giving your occupation its right

By: Haqqseeker Source: MuslimVillage It is the responsibility of a Muslim man to earn for himself and his family a pure and halal sustenance. Whether you are a very humble, lowly paid servant or a prestigious professional with a highly lucrative income, feeding your family with halal sustenance can be a means of earning immense rewards from Allah if you do it according to the commands of Allah the Most High and the Sunnah of Nabi Muhammad (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him). Given below are some of the occupations and professions that you may be involved in and how you can turn these careers into means of earning great blessings from Allah (praise be to Him who is pure and...

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Apr12

Justice can turn a foe into a friend

By: Moulana Afzal Ismail Source: Pearls from the Path v.1, pg.95 ‘Ali, may Allāh be pleased with him, was walking in the market place when he saw a shield, that had been stolen from him some time ago, in the possession of a Jewish man. He confronted the man and informed him that the shield belonged to him. The Jew refused to return it and claimed that it was his. ‘Ali, may Allāh be pleased with him, decided to take the matter to court and requested Qadhi (Justice) Shuraih, may Allah grant him mercy, to settle the dispute between them. Qadhi Shuraih, may Allah grant him mercy, was the Muslim Judge of Kufa at the time and had been appointed by ‘Ali, may Allāh be pleased with him, himself....

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Apr10

In Islam all places of worship are to be protected

By: Abu Amina Elias Source: Faith in Allah In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful Islam guarantees the protection of Jews, Christians, and other non-Muslims who reside in Muslim lands. Their houses of worship should be defended from attack and their right to worship according to their choice respected. The right to self-defense was granted in Islam in order to protect freedom of religion. Allah said: وَلَوْلَا دَفْعُ اللَّهِ النَّاسَ بَعْضَهُم بِبَعْضٍ لَّهُدِّمَتْ صَوَامِعُ وَبِيَعٌ وَصَلَوَاتٌ وَمَسَاجِدُ يُذْكَرُ فِيهَا اسْمُ اللَّهِ كَثِيرًا Were Allah not to check people by means of others, there would have been demolished the monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques...

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