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First of all, accept my congratulations for accepting the light of Islam. As far as I have seen, almost all people who change a religion have had family problems but I can daresay that none were as intense as yours. May Allah give you strength, courage and patience in this quest. I have never been in such situations, neither have I seen anyone in such ...


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As a Christian, he isn't going to accept any evidence you provide from the Koran. You would instead need to make an argument from the religious texts that he believes are valid. To a Christian, the Koran is nothing more than a bunch of made up stories at best. It has no authority or authenticity to Christians. You would instead need to try to make your ...


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You could've simply quoted this telling verse of the Holy Quran: Allah doesn't change a people unless they change their inner condition themselves." (13:11) If you're not seeking guidance and knowledge you'll be never guided. In other words, Allah guides everyone but those who insist to go astray and do sins will be eventually left over themselves and ...


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In this verse 24:46 Allah will guide whom he wants. We can find the characteristics of the "whom" in these verses: 5:16 and 6:88-87 and 39:23 In Al-Mizan Vol.:10, Page: 59, according to verse 5:16, Allameh Tabatabee completely explains the characteristics of the people whom Allah will guide. I bring you the statement: The guidance of Allah benefits him ...


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We as Muslims barely do anything to spread Islam. May be a Quran distribution program or a signature campaign for a mosque etc. But on the whole we do very little as compared to what we should be doing. Many conspiracy theorist will blame "out breeding", "anti-apostasy law", "forced conversions" but unfortunately for them, our converts are mainly in non-...


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I might have a few suggestions for you and I will try to keep it short since there are many valuable references from the Qur'an already. You cannot build a house when there's a hurricane so let it pass (be secretive about your conversion for now with your parents) Make yourself so strong that no one can break you (this needs time and effort but with proper ...


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Since i'm from those who accepted Islam (Alhamdulillah) i can answer from my part. As a Christian back then i was in and out of Christianity due to doubt and other things which led me to sins. I never felt that Jesus (a.s) could of been a God or part of a trinity concept. So i was sort of rebellious already in my belief. But i always thrived for a pure ...


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You must disobey your parents in that regard as no one is superior to Allah in being obeyed and if He has shown you the Truth --praise is toward Allah-- you are then expected to follow it: وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ حُسْنًا ۖ وَإِن جَاهَدَاكَ لِتُشْرِكَ بِي مَا لَيْسَ لَكَ بِهِ عِلْمٌ فَلَا تُطِعْهُمَا ۚ إِلَيَّ مَرْجِعُكُمْ فَأُنَبِّئُكُم ...


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What would you say as a counter argument. "Lakum dinukum waliyadin". Anyone Christian who makes that argument is basing it on two fundamental misunderstandings: That that is how Christians claim the Godhead works (it's not) That Schrodinger's Cat is actually a real cat (it's not) Arguing with someone like that, someone who doesn't even understand his own ...


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Simple answer? Don't. And it has already come down to you in the Book that when you hear the verses of Allah [recited], they are denied [by them] and ridiculed; so do not sit with them until they enter into another conversation. Indeed, you would then be like them. Indeed Allah will gather the hypocrites and disbelievers in Hell all together [An-Nisa'...


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And when they (who call themselves Christians) listen to what has been sent down to the Messenger (Muhammad SAW), you see their eyes overflowing with tears because of the truth they have recognised. They say: "Our Lord! We believe; so write us down among the witnesses. (Qur'an 5:83) This verse is for the Christians. You can read more from here. But, I ...


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There are many verses in the Quran proving freedom of human. Some of them are as followings: That is the Day, the truth, so whosoever wills takes a way to his Lord. http://tanzil.net/#78:39 Indeed, We have guided him to the path, he is either grateful or ungrateful. http://tanzil.net/#76:3 Say: 'This is the truth from your Lord. Let ...


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This question is like asking why did Allah create Adam before Muhammad s.a.w: This is because He is the creator and He does whatever He wills.


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I guess the obvious thing to do is read those Qur'an verses one by one. Experience shows that verses, translations, and snippets are carefully cherry-picked, and they're usually straightforward to debunk by actually reading the Qur'an. Throughout this list, we see the repeated theme of taking Qur'an verses that relate to battle and war, and presenting them ...


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The Qur'an implies they will not be punished (see e.g. SeekersHub): ... And never would We punish until We sent a messenger. Qur'an 17:15 This does not imply they will go directly to heaven. One scholarly stance (among others) is that they will be judged after death (see e.g. Islam Q&A). It was mentioned in a Hadeeth that these people will be ...


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In the Tanakh (Old Testament), the phrase translated as "son of man" is "ben adam" literally "son of Adam", which is a word for a human being. Numbers 23:19 lō ’îš ’êl wî-ḵaz-zêḇ, ū-ḇen- ’ā-ḏām wə-yiṯ-ne-ḥām; ha-hū ’ā-mar wə-lō ya-‘ă-śeh, wə-ḏib-ber wə-lō yə-qî-men-nāh God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should ...


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Da'wah is considered a duty of every Muslim. There are several documented cases of missionary work in the history of Islam. If you look at it, Islam was rarely spread by organized missionaries, but by powerful individuals. The Prophet Muhammad SAWS himself and his closest companions were powerful and honest people whom everyone respected. The first ...


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Someone who does not believe in God cannot be started to be argued based on Qur’an, Ahadeeth, and any quotation from the scholars. They will never accept any such reasonings as these are not authentic to them at all. What we can do is to start from a position that they agree upon as well, whether ourselves approves it or not. Most of the atheists I have met ...


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As long as you acknowledge God and the Judgement Day (even secretly), you ARE a submitter (muslim). Let's examine the Quran verses pertaining to pig's meat: 2:173 He has only forbidden for you what is already dead, the blood, the meat of pig, and what was dedicated to other than God. Whoever finds himself forced out of need and without disobedience or ...


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To the original question, Brother Asalamu Alaykum. First of all you should give her a translation of Qur'an in any language which is suitable for your friend and Biography of Muhammad, From Martin Lings. The best award winning biography out there acceptable to ahl al sunnah wal jamaah. Secondly, tell her to not make a decision in haste, and tell her to do ...


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This is what the Qur'an says about Daawah. By time, Indeed, mankind is in loss, Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience. (Qur'an 103) The main purpose of Daawah is that when a person is facing a hard time and he might be going in the wrong direction, then his fellow ...


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To explain Jesus's divinity or lack thereof to a Christian, you could start by referring to materials produced by Christians for Christians. Jehovah's Witnesses are a Christian denomination with a non-trinitarian interpretation of the Bible, which some other denominations call unorthodox. One of these beliefs is that Jesus is not God but instead the son of ...


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The Khilafah is a mean to the larger, greater goal: the stand of 'kalimatul haq', which is 'kalimatu at-tauhid laa ilaaha illa Allah'. Don't confuse the means with the goal. In the first 13 years of Nubuwwah, Rasulullah - Shallallahu'alaihi wa sallam - strive to purify the Tauhid of Mecca residents which contaminated with 'as-syirku billah', not striving to ...


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For sure, 'Jihad' literally means an 'intensive struggle,' or 'employing oneself vigorously'. It can be done through any Islamic means and not restricted to fighting. The Quran speaks about Jihad in general sense and never solely relates it to warfare. وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا ۚ وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ And ...


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Firstly, you should answer that there is no hate speech in Islam. To pick out some ayat from the Holy Qur'an without any context as a proof that Islam is violent and hateful is not giving a truthful picture of the final monotheistic religion. You can find in the Bible even worse passages of hate and then conclude that Christianity is a violent religion. ...


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Another answer is to look from another point of view to understand that Allah is NOT a sadist. We come back to that one simple definition of sadist: Sadist: a person who enjoys being cruel. (Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/sadist) Again, the question "Is Allah a sadist?" is the same as asking "Is Allah enjoys being cruel?" In this case, let's ...


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This answer is largely based on the content of this article: The companions and da'wah by Dr. Raghib Al-Sergany. Since your question is focused on proselytization, the simple answer is: to recognize that it is the duty of every Muslim, within the guides of their knowledge level to convey the message based on knowledge, even if limited, and to follow the ...


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A word may have different applications. When it in used in a particular context it is not necessary that all of them are simultaneously intended. It is the context which decides the meaning in which it is used. If you look closely what Mawdudi has done is: he stuffed all usages of 'الدِّين' into a particular usage ignoring its own context. The divinely ...


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