Will a Believer Who Doesn't Practice Islam Go to Paradise?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: If someone who doesn’t pray salah, doesn’t give zakat, doesn’t fast basically he doesn’t do anything Islamic, would that person ever enter paradise? Answer: Allah forgives all sins except associating partners with Him. If a person’s final state was that he or she was a believer, it is possible […]

Struggling to Maintain Faith and Practice After Opening the Door to Doubts

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I struggle to to practice Islam and to keep my faith for an extended period of time. There were a few years of my life when I prayed five times a day and believed truly in God, but I opened the door of doubt and have not been able […]

How Do I Encourage My Siblings to Become Muslim?

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I was blessed to accept Islam, but my siblings still haven’t done so.  How can I encourage them to become Muslim without being too aggressive or appearing wierd to my family.   Also, how can I tell them to become Muslim when I sometimes have doubts in my faith.  […]

Weak Iman, Misgivings, and Loving the Messenger (Allah Bless Him and Give Him Peace)

Answered Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am dealing with extreme thoughts of shirk that bring me to tears. My imaan is extremely low and at I question my faith nearly all the time. I know one of the things you can do to remove these thoughts is increase the amount you practice. I confess I […]

How to Advise a Non-Practicing Muslim

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: As salaamu alaykum A co-worker of mine who claims to be Muslim but does not practice has taken very ill. I want to talk to her about returning to Islam and perhaps Allah will rekindle iman in her heart, inshaAllah. When I’ve tried in the past to speak of […]

Dealing with Devilish Insinuations Regarding the Existence of God

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Shaitan is making me doubt the existence of Allah and putting wrong things about Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) in my mind. How to deal with it? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. The following […]

How Can I Increase My Iman and My Sincerity By Doing Things For the Sake of Allah?

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Assalam Alaikum.   Hello I am a teenage girl and my iman is at an all time low. I worry about this, yet I still can’t get up to pray. I feel myself falling more and more into the darkness. I also made a promise to Allah that […]

How Do I Get Over My Difficult Upbringing to Become a Self-Confident Person With a Fulfilling Life?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: When I was growing up I faced constant humiliation. It was so bad that by the time I was a teenager I was almost completely mute, incredibly self conscious, completely lacking in confidence, and I had isolated myself from others.  My inability to speak or do anything when I […]

How Can I Strengthen My Iman When It Hits Rock Bottom?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: My Iman has really hit rock bottom. I pray 5 times a day only because its fard, not out of desire of passion. Before  I used to passionately wake up for tahajjud and Fajr, now even waking up for Fajr is difficult.  Before I used to make all the […]