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“Everyone besides Allah (SWT) will disappoint your expectations…So long as you place any hopes in creation, you are necessarily going to be disappointed.”

~Br. Nou’man Ali Khan

 

 
إِنَّهُ لاَ يَيْأَسُ مِن رَّوْحِ اللهِّ إِلاَّ الْقَوْمُ الْكَافِرُونَ

“…certainly no one despairs of Allah’s Mercy, except those who have no faith (i.e. the disbelievers).”

{Surat Yusuf 12:87}

 

 

 

 
وَإِذا سَأَلَكَ عِبادى عَنّى فَإِنّى قَريبٌ ۖ أُجيبُ دَعوَةَ الدّاعِ إِذا دَعانِ ۖ فَليَستَجيبوا لى وَليُؤمِنوا بى لَعَلَّهُم يَرشُدونَ

 
“When My servants ask thee concerning Me, I am indeed close (to them): I

listen to the prayer of every suppliant when …

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يٰأَيُّهَا الَّذينَ ءامَنوا لا يَسخَر قَومٌ مِن قَومٍ عَسىٰ أَن يَكونوا خَيرًا مِنهُم وَلا نِساءٌ مِن نِساءٍ عَسىٰ أَن يَكُنَّ خَيرًا مِنهُنَّ ۖ وَلا تَلمِزوا أَنفُسَكُم وَلا تَنابَزوا بِالأَلقٰبِ ۖ بِئسَ الِاسمُ الفُسوقُ بَعدَ الإيمٰنِ ۚ وَمَن لَم يَتُب فَأُولٰئِكَ هُمُ الظّٰلِمونَ

O you who have believed, let not a people ridicule [another] people; perhaps they may be better than them; nor let women ridicule [other] women; perhaps they may be better than them. And do not insult one another and do not call each other by [offensive] nicknames. Wretched is …

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وَاستَعينوا بِالصَّبرِ وَالصَّلوٰةِ ۚ وَإِنَّها لَكَبيرَةٌ إِلّا عَلَى الخٰشِعينَ

الَّذينَ يَظُنّونَ أَنَّهُم مُلٰقوا رَبِّهِم وَأَنَّهُم إِلَيهِ رٰجِعونَ

And seek help through patience and prayer, and indeed, it is difficult

except for the humbly submissive [to Allah ]. Who are certain that they will

meet their Lord and that they will return to Him.

{Surat al-Baqarah 2:45-46}

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This portion of the tafseer of Surah at-Taghabun, ayah 64 is really beautiful, masha’Allah, so I thought I would share it. (If you have a chance, take a look at the tafseer which can be found on http://www.tafsir.com/ of the entire surah. It’s an imaan-booster alhamdulillah.) Enjoy!

 

 
ما أَصابَ مِن مُصيبَةٍ إِلّا بِإِذنِ اللَّهِ ۗ وَمَن يُؤمِن بِاللَّهِ يَهدِ قَلبَهُ ۚ وَاللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيءٍ عَليمٌ

No disaster strikes except by permission of Allah . And whoever believes in Allah – He will guide his heart. And Allah is …

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Allah  says in the Qur’an:

 
إِنَّ الَّذينَ يَكتُمونَ ما أَنزَلنا مِنَ البَيِّنٰتِ وَالهُدىٰ مِن بَعدِ ما بَيَّنّٰهُ لِلنّاسِ فِى الكِتٰبِ ۙ أُولٰئِكَ يَلعَنُهُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَلعَنُهُمُ اللّٰعِنونَ

Verily, those who conceal the clear proofs, evidences and the guidance, which We have sent downafter We have made it clear for the People in the Book, they are the ones cursed by Allah and cursed by the cursers.

{Surat Al-Baqarah 2:159}

 
This ayah generally goes into and refers to those people who hide knowledge. Such people are cursed by Allah .

 
The Prophet  said,

“Whoever was …