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Is punishment for leaving Islam death?

A Muslim who turns back from Islam and returns to disbelief is called a مرتد (murtad) in Islamic jurisprudence. The basis of this is the usage of the term in the Quran: ومن يرتدد منكم عن دينه فيمت ...
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What are the punishments of past acts of homosexuality done in ignorance? Is it obligatory to tell about it to my to be spouse?

No, don't tell your would be spouse or to anyone for the Prophet has said, Every one of my followers will be forgiven except those who expose (openly) their wrongdoings. An example of this is ...
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What is the ruling regarding Hadith Rejecters?

One major problem i personally have with those who say we take the Quran only is: That Quran has been brought to us through a sane narrator chain with a high degree of tawatur, which is (or at least ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

God has many traditions. Among them is the Sunnah of استدراج (Istidraj). Which is like God leaving the person all to himself, letting him enjoy himself. Like a parent who is, OK I'm done with you, I'm ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

Why should God act on the whims and provocations of a man? Is that worthy of His Majesty and Stature? God acts as He wills, and He does according to what He decrees. God doesn't respond to provocation,...
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Why did Prophet Muhammad perform stoning if it was not advised through quran?

Stoning married adulterers is a revelation from Allah ﷻ. This is why the Prophet ﷺ and his companions did so. The verses you quoted on flogging refer to unmarried adulterers. In the khutba of a Friday ...
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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)?

Yes, they are allowed to say whatever they want until their death. After that, in the Judgement Day, Allah will give their punishment for their sins. You are basically not authorized to attack them. ...
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Will everyone be punished?

Bismillah. Allah accepts repentance from any Muslim so long as his soul has not left his body. I.e, as long as he is still alive. That being said however, Allah will stop accepting repentance from ...
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Will everyone be punished?

Allah say in Quran: On the Day We will say to Hell, "Have you been filled?" and it will say, "Are there some more,"(Surat Qāf,verse 30) And: ... "I will surely fill Hell with jinn and people ...
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What are the punishments of past acts of homosexuality done in ignorance? Is it obligatory to tell about it to my to be spouse?

There's no worldly punishment for acts done in ignorance. By stopping the act and staying away from him is a very good sign Alhamdulillah. What you should do is still make tawbah and astaghfir to ...
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Will Satan be Forgiven?

Jahannam (Hellfire) is not eternal for all those who enter it. Some stay in there forever and ever, and some are admitted into Jannah after they have fulfilled their punishment period. Satan is of the ...
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What is the punishment for necrophilia according to authentic references?

Yes, intercourse with a corpse is covered in fiqh. The punishment is a Tazir according to the Hanafis and the dominant opinion of the Shafi'is and Hanbalis. And it is the Hadd of Zina according to the ...
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If by Allah's decree I get a grievous disease should I refuse cure?

Should one refuse medication when one believes he is being punished by Allah? Absolutely not. You should seek any type of medical treatment available. The Prophet of Allah, Mohamed son of ...
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If homosexuality should result in execution, why is it not listed in ahadith as a reason to kill someone?

Homosexual intercourse is classed as Zina according to the Shafis and Hanafis1, and given the same Hadd as Zina, i.e lashes for the unmarried and Rajm (stoning to death) for the married. Hence their ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

Allah ordered his Prophet ﷺ to command his wives and daughters to cover themselves up: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن ...
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Does Qur'an 7:133 imply there were five plagues of Egypt?

No the Qur'an actually quotes more than that. You've missed to read a few verses earlier: And We certainly seized the people of Pharaoh with years of famine and a deficiency in fruits that perhaps ...
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Yes, but on a case-by-case basis. From the long hadith narrated on the authority of 'Abdullah ibn Buraida, the Prophet ﷺ delayed the stoning of a woman from Ghāmid till after her child had weaned: ...
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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

At the initial step, I ought to mention that it doesn't justify your negative practice that you said "I curse a lot because i am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot.". At the second ...
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How can an adulterer marry an adultress if they are stoned to death? And why is flogging and stoning both prescribed for adultery?

Bismillah, One of the main things that we as Muslims should do is to read the Tafseer of the Qur'an to have a better understanding of the verses and the rules. The verse that you referred to in your ...
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Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam?

Allah says: “Say: O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” [Sûrah al-Zumar: 53]...
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What ta'zeer punishment is given for masturbation?

The very nature of a Tazeer punishment is that the punishment is not fixed and its upto the Qadi (judge) to impose something that will be sufficient as a deterrent while suiting the gravity of the ...
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Sin and punishment for using sex toys?

Well simply said: There are 2 possible situation that come to mind: an unmarried person who uses sex toys this is more or less equal to the case of masturbation, which means that scholars could ...
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I have committed major sin of adultry, am i still forgivable if i ask forgiveness

وعلیکم السلام Haven't you heard the story of the one who was forgiven even after killing a hundred people! Allah (swt) forgives all sins as long as one repents.
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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

Well at the very first place your behavior is expected I guess. O ye who believe! Let not a folk deride a folk who may be better than they (are), not let women (deride) women who may be better than ...
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Why is violent punishment permitted in Islam?

Allah says: وَلَكُمْ فِي الْقِصَاصِ حَيَاةٌ يَا أُولِي الْأَلْبَابِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ And there is life for you in qisaas (physically injuring or executing a criminal), O men of understanding, ...
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Holding hand of a female as in meetings and job?

The hadith of Aisha (RA) is clear, it is found in (Sahih Muslim - sunnah.com) and it is a long hadith so I will quote the important part: ....By God, the hand of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) never ...
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Is it okay that a Muslim be fan of a church soccer team?

Assalam Alaikum, May Allah (SWT) bestows upon you His Blessings. You question can bear many different meanings to the word Support. I will talk generally trying to cover all the aspects. There ...
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Why did Allah not punish Iblis as soon as he disobeyed?

Iblis prayed, "Lord, grant me respite until the Day of Judgment". (Qur'an 15:36) Upon this, it was Allah's wish. So, The Lord said, "Your request is granted. (Qur'an 15:37) Allah knows the best.
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why does Allah Hate me?

Hard life is not a sign for hate You say: He put me into a horrible life This is never a sign of hating you, it could be he is preparing the best life for you: Prophet Mohammad did not see his ...
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