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Would Allah ever decrease our good deeds?

So the Quran is saying that Allah will never decrease our good deeds but the hadith says if we omit Asr, all our good deeds will be lost. There seems to be a contradiction here. Can somebody ...
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Do my good deeds committed before converting to Islam count?

In the name of Allah the most Beneficent the most Merciful, In such issues, there are always some differences in the opinions of scholars. Why? There are lot of reasons for scholarly difference; I ...
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Do my good deeds committed before converting to Islam count?

Allah says in Surat-ul-Furqan: إِلَّا مَن تَابَ وَآمَنَ وَعَمِلَ عَمَلًا صَالِحًا فَأُولَٰئِكَ يُبَدِّلُ اللَّهُ سَيِّئَاتِهِمْ حَسَنَاتٍ ۗ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا Except for those who ...
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Is your book of deeds closed upon death?

The hadith is well known and you may find it in many hadith books such as sahih Muslim, sunan abi Dawod, sunan an-Nasa'i and Jami'i at-Tirmidhi (all on the authority of abu Hurrairah()): When a man ...
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Would Allah ever decrease our good deeds?

I assume you are referring to this hadith or this: Whoever leaves the 'Asr prayer will have all his (good) deeds annulled. Note that in the Arabic original neither the hadith nor the Verse you refer ...
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Is there any evidence describing a rate at which deeds are written?

First I think you need to correct your view somehow! As deeds are not written by rates as this would imply a prejudice which doesn't go ahead with Allah's attribute of being just, therefore they are ...
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Will disbelievers' deeds be evaluated on the day of judgement?

"Good deeds" without conscious of God is not regarded as "good deeds" in Islam, that's where the confusion lies. Source: In Islam you are not judged based on actions, rather based on intention. ...
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Which is the best deed and which is the worst deed (other than shirk)?

Best deed. There's a few differing ahadith. It seems natural to believe that belief in Allah is the best deed: The Prophet was asked, "Which is the best deed?" He said, "To believe in ...
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Is your book of deeds closed upon death?

This is a sahih hadith I came across that supports the increase of good deeds after one's death: Abu Hurairah (RA) reported: The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, "When a man dies, his deeds come to an ...
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Aren't Muslims selfish when they do good deeds for their own wellness in hereafter?

Bismillah, this is my first post in this SE network. As Muslims, we are supposed to do everything with intention only for Allah. In that way, everything that we do can be given a reward (thawaab). ...
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How can good deeds outweigh bad deeds?

مَن جَاءَ بِالْحَسَنَةِ فَلَهُ عَشْرُ أَمْثَالِهَا ۖ وَمَن جَاءَ بِالسَّيِّئَةِ فَلَا يُجْزَىٰ إِلَّا مِثْلَهَا وَهُمْ لَا يُظْلَمُونَ Whoever comes [on the Day of Judgement] with a good deed will ...
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What does shahada 'amaliyya (faith by deed) mean?

The definition of the shahādatayn (the two testimonies of Islam) as explained by Al-Hāzimi comprised of three affirmations and one negation: Testify verbally Understand the meaning of the testimonies ...
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Intending to do a good deed, but changing one's mind: is it rewarded?

NOTE. The translation here leaves a lot to be desired. Instead of "if somebody intends to do", I would use "if somebody is resolved to do" or "if someone has decided to do". The Arabic word used in ...
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Why do we blame Shaitan for bad acts and not ourselves?

We do not blame Shaitan for bad acts: And Satan will say when the matter has been concluded (Day of Judgement), "Indeed, Allah had promised you the promise of truth. And I promised you, but I ...
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Worshipping and doing good for the sake of salvation and/or for the sake of pleasing Allah?

As‘salaamu alaikum, brother! You have absolutely no reason to feel guilty about your motivation for doing good deeds. Yearning for the Jannah is a legitimate motive according to the teachings of ...
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Is sinning canceling good things we did?

Are deeds like Maths? We don't exactly know how deeds are counted at least we have no clear values or an expiation catalogue like: deed x = 10 hassanaat (if done in situation A) deed x = 5 ...
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Does reading the Quran remove sins?

I think this has less to do with the Quran specifically, and more to do with good deeds in general. The person probably meant to say that reciting the Quran gives a lot of good deeds, and getting a ...
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Can a person get Jannahtul Firdaws by just reciting this after wudu, even if he doesn't do much good deeds?

The hadith of wudhu does not indicate that the person will be able to go to Jannat-al-Firdaws only for that action. Rather the Prophet (SAW) says: فُتِّحَتْ لَهُ ثَمَانِيَةُ أَبْوَابِ الْجَنَّةِ All ...
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A person get's a good deed when he recites the quran but what about the person who hears?

Listening to the Quran is prescribed in Islam, so yes it earns good deeds. Allah commands listening to the recitation of the Quran: وإذا قرئ القرآن فاستمعوا له وأنصتوا لعلكم ترحمون So when the Qur'an ...
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What to do If you can't clean a place that you made dirty

Not everything dirty is considered Najis. And if there is no Najis under the shoes, there is no problem with his prayer if he touches them. Even if a place is Najis and someone who does not know ...
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Is sinning canceling good things we did?

wish you find it well ofcourse sinning not canceling good things we did? الجواب: جاء في الأحاديث الصحيحة قريب من هذا، يقول النبي عليه الصلاة والسلام: من قال حين يصبح وحين يمسي: سبحان الله وبحمده ...
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If someone doesn't pray, but refrain himself from eating haram food (eg-pork), will it be regarded as good deed?

You should know that all deeds count and all deeds are written down and recorded no matter how small they may be. And we will be judged upon anything we did or left on judgement day, as Allah the ...
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Native Americans before Columbus. Are their sins written by the angels according to Islamic law or the polytheistic religion they belonged to?

I will try to answer your question by breaking it into smaller parts. Can you provide a reference to the below statement of yours from the Quran or Sahih Hadiths: I know that in the day of ...
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What's the most virtuous profession?

I do not think there is really something as specific as "virtuous profession" in Islam. I wil say, more precisely, from an Islamic perspective, the intention of doing a profession is what matters in ...
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What is the award for non-Muslim on their best deeds?

There are different opinions which also depends on different circumstances. One is: Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans—those who believed in Allah and the ...
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Worshipping and doing good for the sake of salvation and/or for the sake of pleasing Allah?

Well you need to realize that jannah is the symbol or indication for salvation and Allah's acceptance for your deeds . Keeping that in mind if you ask for jannah with this context it'd totally fine ....
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Does "good deeds do away with misdeeds" imply that good and bad deeds cancel out?

And establish prayer at the two ends of the day and at the approach of the night. Indeed, good deeds do away with misdeeds. That is a reminder for those who remember. it is mean that good deeds do ...
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Origin and authenticity of this hadith?

Asalaam alaikum. I would point to Sahih Bukhari 2445 Book 46, Hadith 6 (talking about 7 things Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, orders us to do, including helping the oppressed). And I would also point to ...
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