Monthly Archives: November 2015

Belief in Allah’s Books

Belief in Quran

Belief in Allah’s Books: The Third Article of Faith

Belief in Allah’s Books is the third article of faith. It refers to the revelations Allah sent down to His Messengers. These revelations were a mercy and guidance from Allah. Their main objective was to bring mankind from the darkness of ignorance and disbelief to the light of faith as well as success in this life and eternal happiness in the hereafter. The Quran, which is Allah’s Speech, is the final revelation.

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Belief in the Angels – Part 2

Belief in the Angels

The Supplications of those Angels who are very Close to Allah

The Quran says, “Those [angels] who carry the Throne and those around it exalt [ Allah ] with praise of their Lord and believe in Him and ask forgiveness for those who have believed, [saying], “Our Lord, You have encompassed all things in mercy and knowledge, so forgive those who have repented and followed Your way and protect them from the punishment of Hellfire. Our Lord, and admit them to gardens of perpetual residence which You have promised them and whoever was righteous among their fathers, their spouses and their offspring. Indeed, it is You who is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.”

(Quran, 40:7-8)

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Belief in the Angels – Part 1

Belief in the Angels

Belief in the angels is another fundamental belief that forms the cornerstone of eemaan – faith. When Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) was asked by Angel Jibreel, “What is Faith?” He replied, “It is to believe in Allah, His Angels, His Books, His Messengers, the Last Day, and to believe in the Divine Decree (al-qadar), both the good and the bad of it.” (Muslim)

Belief in the Angels, therefore, is the second article of faith.

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Surat An-Nazi’at (Those who drag forth)

Learn Quran – Surah an-Nazi'at

In the Name of Allah, the Most Kind, the Most Merciful

  1. By those [angels] who harshly pull out [the souls of the disbelievers and the wicked],
  2. And by those [angels] who gently take out [the souls of the righteous believers],
  3. And by those [angels] who glide serenely,
  4. And by those [angels] who race one another in a race [to deliver the believers’ souls to Paradise],
  5. And by those [angels] who arrange [each] matter to do the command of their Lord, you, the disbelievers, will be called to account!

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Belief in Allah – Part 2

Belief in Allah

Some Manifestations of Allah’s Attributes

Allah Alone is the Sustainer – the Lord (ar-Rabb). He is the One without any partners in His Kingdom. He is the Only Creator and the True Owner of creation. He is the Only One who nourishes, sustains and maintains His Creation. He created everything by Himself, and total power belongs to Him Alone. Everything that happens in this creation happens by His permission and will. Sustenance and provisions are from Him alone. Life and death are in His Hands, and all bounties come from Him alone.

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