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The Tyranny of the Rulers is Not a Reason for Rebellion

The goal of the Jihadist sects is one and the same: rebellion against those in authority and a desire to rule over the Muslim lands. They may alter their names and titles but their ideology remains the same. Islam itself, despite what these sects assert, forbids open censure and rebellion against even the most wicked and tyrannical of Muslim rulers. The Prophet of Allaah (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam), upon whose statements and actions we establish our religion, stated in an authentic tradition: “There will appear after me rulers, they will not guide by my guidance, and they will not establish my Sunnah; there will be amongst them men whose hearts will Read more ...

“I cannot obey Him (Allah) in public and disobey Him in private.”

Narrated by 'Abdullah ibn Zayd ibn Aslam, from his father, from his grandfather, who said: "When I was accompanying 'Umar ibn al-Khatab on his patrol of Madinah at night, he felt tired, so he leant against a wall. It was the middle of the night, and (we heard) a woman say to her daughter, “O my daughter, get up and mix that milk with some water.” The girl said, “O Mother, did you not hear the decree of Amir al-Mu’minin (chief of the believers) today?” The mother said, “What was that?” The girl said, “He ordered someone to announce in a loud voice that milk should not be mixed with water.” The mother said, “Get up and mix the milk with Read more ...

Certained to Love the Good

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem In his book, Kitab at-Tawwaabeen, page 285, Ibn Qudaamah al-Maqdisi mentions a young lad that came to the great scholar of Islam, Ibrahim ibn Adham Rahimahullah. This is the conversation that took place between the two: The Young Lad: O Abu Ishaaq, I am wronging my soul, advise me with something that’ll hold me back from disobeying Allah and breathe new life into my heart. Ibrahim ibn Adham: Alright. If you take 5 things from me and fulfill them, you can disobey Allah ‘azza wa jall all you want and no harm will come to you. The Young Lad: (Interested) Ok, tell me. Ibrahim ibn Adham: One, if you want to do other than what Read more ...