Saturday, 29 September 2012

How to increase our faith.. "insyaAllah"

How to increase our faith.. insyaAllah..

Recite and ponder on the meanings of the
Qur'aan. Tranquility then descends and our
hearts become soft. To get optimum benefit,
remind yourself that Allah is speaking to you.
People are described in different categories in
the Qur'aan; think of which one you find
yourself in.

Realize the greatness of Allaah. Everything is
under His control. There are signs in
everything we see that points us to His
greatness. Everything happens according to His
permission. Allaah keeps track and looks after
everything, even a black ant on a black rock
on a black moonless night.

Make an effort to gain knowledge, for at least
the basic things in daily life e.g. how to make
wudu' properly. Know the meanings behind
Allah's names and attributes. People who have
taqwa are those who have knowledge.
Attend gatherings where Allah is remembered.
In such gatherings we are surrounded by

We have to increase our good deeds. One good
deed leads to another good deed. Allaah will
make the way easy for someone who gives
charity and also make it easy for him or her to
do good deeds. Good deeds must be done
continuously, not in spurts.
We must fear the miserable end to our lives;
the remembrance of death is the destroyer of

Remember the different levels of akhirah, for
instance when we are put in our graves, when
we are judged, whether we will be in paradise
or hell.

Make dua, realize that we need Allaah. Be
humble. Don't covet material things in this life.
Our love for Subhana Wa Ta'Ala must be
shown in actions. We must hope Allaah will
accept our prayers, and be in constant fear
that we do wrong. At night before going to
sleep, we must think about what good we did
during that day.

Realize the effects of sins and disobedience-
one's faith is increased with good deeds and
our faith is decreased by bad deeds. Everything
that happens is because Allaah wanted it.
When calamity befalls us- it is also from
Allah. It is a direct result of our disobedience
to Allah.

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