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A Sin that leads to Jannah

Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullah) said: “Sin may be more beneficial for a person, if it leads him to repent, than doing a lot of acts of worship. This is what is meant by the words of one of the pious people of the past: ‘A person may commit a sin and enter Paradise because of it, or he may do an …

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Repentance after Sinning

Allah says: “And those who, when they commit an indecency or do injustice to their souls, remember Allah and ask forgiveness for their sins – and who forgives sins but Allah – and (who) do not knowingly persist in what they have done. For such the reward is forgiveness from their Lord, and Gardens with rivers flowing underneath – an …

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Tawbah in a Taxi Trip

I used to work as a taxi driver in the period between 2004 and 2008 as a temporary work until I could find another job. One day, while driving in the streets of Alexandria, Egypt, and listening to the voice of Sheikh Mishari Ar-Rashid reciting some verses of Surat Al-Hadid (Qur’an, Chapter 57) a man in his 60s stopped me …

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Stories of Repentance

When people turn to their Lord, seek His countenance, and try to rid themselves of their sinful habits, they do so knowing that Allah is most generous and forgiving. Allah loves the obedience of His servants, and He also loves the repentance of his disobedient servants. In order to inspire people to repent to Allah, we need to give them …

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