Books · Repentance · When Will You Repent

Allah is Ghafoor, At-Tawwab, Ar-Raheem

Part 1 | Part 2 These are the three attributes of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala related to repentance. He is the Most-Forgiving, the Most Accepting of Repentance, and the Most Merciful. At more than 100 places in the Qur’an, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala described Himself as Ghafoor and Raheem, and in many ayaat He has… Continue reading Allah is Ghafoor, At-Tawwab, Ar-Raheem

Al Asma Al Husna - Names of Allah

Ar-Rahman – The Most Merciful

By Sister Jinan Her heart felt like it was being ripped apart. She looked around her and could not find him. She started breathing more heavily. Her eyes scanned her surroundings desperately, where she could see soldiers and captives, until suddenly, she caught a glimpse of his tiny body. She bolted towards and scooped him… Continue reading Ar-Rahman – The Most Merciful

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah ayah 64 [Part 2]

The Revelation of Qur’an Only Adds to the Transgression and Disbelief of the JewsMoving on, it was said that the people the Messenger of Allah sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam is dealing with are contumacious people. They refuse to benefit from the clear words of Qur’an revealed to him. instead, their disbelief in and denial of… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah ayah 64 [Part 2]

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah 64 Ayah [Part 1]

The Jews Say that Allah’s Hands are Tied In this ayah, we read about an offensive and utterly undignified remark of Jews concerning Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. The Jews described Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala as stingy and miser. They claimed that Allah is poor while they are rich. Before we proceed, a little background about… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah 64 Ayah [Part 1]

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 40

There are some people in our society who object to punishments that Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala has ordained. They argue why there is a harsh punishment for such a "small" crime. On the other hand, there are such people who say, why is their forgiveness for those who commit crimes. We see two extemes in… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 40

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 34

Repentance can Annul the Punishment In ayah 34 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala provides an exception. He says, إِلاَّ الَّذِينَ تَابُواْ مِن قَبْلِ أَن تَقْدِرُواْ عَلَيْهِمْ فَاعْلَمُواْ أَنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ “Except for those who repent before you catch them; in then know that Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” This means that if the robbers and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 34

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Follow the Path of the Righteous Who Came Before You

Tafseer Surah An-Nisa Ayaat 26 – 28   Since the beginning of Surah an-Nisa, we have been coming across one command after another. Reading these instructions one might find them burdensome. If not ourselves, then sometimes the people who surround us try to weaken our emaan through their ill-intentions such as deviation from the Straight… Continue reading Follow the Path of the Righteous Who Came Before You

an-Nasr · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nasr

The Surah begins by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala stating, إِذَا جَاءَ نَصْرُ اللَّهِ وَالْفَتْحُ “When comes the Help of Allah and the victory.” Victory here does not imply victory in any one particular campaign, but the decisive victory after which there remained no power in the land to resist and oppose Islam, and it had… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nasr