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What is Islam? (The Hadith of Angel Gabriel)

on the authority of ‘Umar, radiyallahu ‘anhu, who said: “While we were one day sitting with the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam, there appeared before us a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair. No…

On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) from the Prophet (ﷺ), who said:
“Allah (mighty and sublime be He) says: The first of his actions for which a servant of Allah will be held accountable on the Day of Resurrection will be his prayers. If they are in order, then he will have prospered and succeeded: and if they are wanting, then he will have failed and lost. If there is something defective in his obligatory prayers, the Lord (glorified and exalted be He) will say: See if My servant has any supererogatory prayers with which may be completed that which was defective in his obligatory prayers. Then the rest of his actions will be judged in like fashion.” It was related by at-Tirmidhi (also by Abu Dawud, an-Nasa’i, Ibn Majah and Ahmad).

It has been reported by the wife of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her): I asked the Messenger of Allah if I knew which night was the Night of Power and what should I say during that night? He, The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said: Say, ‘Allahumma innaka ‘afuwwun tuhibul ‘afwa fa’fu ‘anni’ (Translation: ‘O Allah, indeed you are the pardoner, you love to pardon, so pardon me’).” (Tirmidhi)

Some Friends, Indeed, Do More Harm Than Good

Friends are supposed to be good for you. In recent years, scientific research has suggested that people who have strong friendships experience less stress, they recover more quickly from heart attacks and they are likely to live longer than the…

The messenger of Allah (salla Allah u alihi wa sallam) said (which means): “There is a piece of flesh in the body if it becomes good (reformed) the whole body becomes good but if it gets spoilt the whole body gets spoilt and that is the heart. narrated by Bukhari and Muslim

Who is the More Generous?

(photos courtesy Jessica Martel/Facebook)“Avery earned $120 dollars today, decided she would like to donate $100 to help save homeless dogs and save the rest to buy supplies for the next time,” explained Jessica Martel.

Martel posted her thank you late Saturday night to the Agawam community forum on Facebook. .westernmassnews.com

‘Thank God For Ramadan’ Locals Praise Muslims Who Woke Neighbours As Grenfell Blaze Took Hold

“….and that you run with the force of your legs to answer the cry of one in distress…” -Prophet Muhammad

Muslims who were awake late to eat before resuming their Ramadan fast may have saved lives in Grenfell Tower, HuffPost UK has been told. As a blaze took hold of the west London building in the middle of the night, many of its residents were fast asleep. But Muslims were awake for Suhur, the meal before they begin fasting again during daylight hours. HuffPost UK spoke to people at the scene who said that their actions in rousing their neighbours almost certainly saved lives. One local woman told HuffPost UK: “Thank God for Ramadan.”..more: HUFFINGTONPOST.CO.UK

Kids Cry: “Sarin: The Nazi death gas even Adolf Hitler feared using”

Adolf Hitler. Photo/APIndeed, then US President Barack Obama claimed in 2013 that Syria had “crossed a red line” by dropping up to 1,000kg of sarin on a rebel-held area of Damascus, killing up to 1,400 people.

US military intervention was only averted when Russia brokered a deal with Syria, under which the country’s president, Bashar al Assad, agreed to destroy all stockpiles of sarin and other chemical weapons.

With the world condemning the latest scenes from Syria, Russia and Assad’s regime have claimed that the deaths were the result of an attack on a rebel artillery base….more: nzherald.co

Is It Hateful To Believe In Hell? Bernie Sanders’ Questions Prompt Backlash

“Do you think that people who are not Christians are condemned?” Sanders repeatedly asked, challenging that belief as Islamophobic. Christian organizations have denounced Sanders’ questioning as amounting to a religious test for public office — one that would disqualify millions of people.

Polls show about half of all Christians in the U.S. believe that some non-Christians can go to heaven. But particularly among evangelicals, the traditional view of damnation remains widespread.

How did hellfire come up in a confirmation hearing in the first place?

In 2015, an evangelical Christian college suspended a tenured professor who said that Muslims and Christians worship the same God. …more: NPR