Recognition of Sin

There is one major distinction between a weak believer, who God will redeem in the Hereafter, compared to a disbeliever who is destined for Hell. This distinguishing factor is that while a disbeliever will deny their sins, or in the worst case scenario will even be convinced that their sins are righteous, a weak believer … Continue reading Recognition of Sin

Inception

Most of us think that our inspirations, motivations, and desires are generated from the bottom up where the originating source is from ourselves, but more often then not these impulses are generated top down from external influences without us even being aware of it. This is very much like the plot line of the movie … Continue reading Inception

Contrasting Pairs

God in the Quran informs us that He created everything in pairs. [43:12] He is the One who created all kinds, in pairs (male and female), and He created for you ships and livestock to ride.  وَالَّذِي خَلَقَ الْأَزْوَاجَ كُلَّهَا وَجَعَلَ لَكُمْ مِنَ الْفُلْكِ وَالْأَنْعَامِ مَا تَرْكَبُونَ The beauty of creating things in pairs is that … Continue reading Contrasting Pairs

Claiming Muhammad was the Last Messenger Contradicts the Quran

The Quran informs us that Muhammad was the final prophet. [33:40] Muhammad was not the father of any man among you. He was a messenger (rasool) of GOD and the final prophet (nabi). GOD is fully aware of all things.  مَا كَانَ مُحَمَّدٌ أَبَا أَحَدٍ مِنْ رِجَالِكُمْ وَلَٰكِنْ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ وَخَاتَمَ النَّبِيِّينَ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ … Continue reading Claiming Muhammad was the Last Messenger Contradicts the Quran

What is the Jizya According to Quran?

If someone was to do a search online regarding the meaning of Jizya they will probably stumble upon the following understanding like the one below from Wikipedia, but does this interpretation have any backing from the Quran? Jizya or jizyah (Arabic: جِزْيَة‎; [d͡ʒizjah]) is a per capitayearlytaxation historically levied in the form of financial charge on permanent non-Muslim subjects (dhimmi) of a state governed … Continue reading What is the Jizya According to Quran?