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Is "X" kufr (reference question)

< work in process > Definition: Kufr is the denial of anything which is known by to be a part of the religion of Islam, i.e. the shariah of Muhammad ﷺ, through ijma or tawatur. See e.g. al-...
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Are all my deeds not accepted now?

Whether your deeds are accepted now, or were ever accepted before, or will remain accepted till you die is a question that Allah, and only Allah knows. No human can judge on the specificity of your ...
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Does the process of repentance differ significantly based on the sin?

The process of repentance does not differ significantly based on the sin. There are two aspects to tawba (repentance): Methodology Conditions. Both the methodology and the conditions are identical, ...
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Is there a hadith on repentance that says "Repentance is sorrow"?

There is a hadith with very similar wording in Sunan Ibn Majah, the Book of Zuhd, out of which a quote is provided below: عَنِ ابْنِ مَعْقِلٍ قَالَ‏:‏ دَخَلْتُ مَعَ أَبِي عَلَى عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ...
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How to repent from accidentally eaten pork?

I am a little alarmed that you are panicking about "sins" you made as a child! What kind of monster do you think God is? First of all, a sin is only a sin if you intended to make that sin, knowing ...
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How can I be forgiven for terrible thoughts towards Allah, the Prophet and the Qur'an?

Praise be to Allah. Al-Bukhaari (6491) and Muslim (131) narrated from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said, relating from his ...
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How to repent for apostasy?

My dear friend, don't worry. In Islam there's no restriction of repenting within 3 days. A person can repent until he reaches the state of Naza’, (just before death, when he sees angles coming to take ...
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How to repent from lying?

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful As you all probably know, lie is considered as a haram (forbidden) deed. As you pointed out regarding Tu’bah, the best way is repentance ...
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Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haram?

This is two sins. One is the original sin and another is minimizing God position. A real believer does not minimize the value of God by such plan. Also this is a deception from Satan to catch ...
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Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haram?

إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يَغْفِرُ أَن يُشْرَكَ بِهِ وَيَغْفِرُ مَا دُونَ ذَٰلِكَ لِمَن يَشَاءُ ۚ وَمَن يُشْرِكْ بِاللَّهِ فَقَدِ افْتَرَىٰ إِثْمًا عَظِيمًا Indeed, Allah does not forgive association with Him,...
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How does one repent and remain steadfast on the straight path?

The first thing you need to bare in mind is that Allah is the most forgiving and he is capable of forgiving any sin as long as repentance was a sincere one: Truly, Allah loves those who turn unto ...
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Is there a hadith on repentance that says "Repentance is sorrow"?

Yes, the Prophet said, الندم توبة (regret is repentance). The source is Ibn Majah (4252). (Read here for full hadith and narrators). It is also recorded in the book of Ahmad. It is said to be ...
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Is "X" kufr (reference question)

Asalaam Alaikum DEFINITIONS OF KUFR • IN ARABIC USAGE the term kufr comes from the arabic verb kafara, which means to cover up, conceal or deny. this is the same as to cover, hide, and disbelieve. ...
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Is tawba acceptable for pre-marital sexual videos my boyfriend put on the internet?

Although your sin as what you stated is considered as a major sin, but you ought to pay attention that Allah is Tavvab. In other word, it means He will accept the repentance. In the meantime, don’t ...
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Did Allah know that, in the future, my friend was going to struggle for her past sins?

Your main question seems to be whether Allah knows the future or not, and the simple answer to that is, of course, yes He does. Allah says in the Qur'an Allah - there is no deity except Him, the ...
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I made an oath with Allah but I couldn't fullfill it

You don't become Kafir by breaking a promise... You become kafir when you declare there is no Allah and Muhammad is not the Slave and Messenger of Allah... (ASTAGFURALLAH!) This world is a trial. ...
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Repentance from a misdeed: Is there a chance that Allah may forgive me?

First of all committing sins is rather human and there's no reason why you should punish yourself or harm yourself for a sin you've committed and repented from. Especially if you did all your best to ...
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How Allah forgive me

First of all the sin you've both committed is among the worst you may do and the fact that you feel ashamed is a good sign as it means both of you still have faith and know that Allah sees us while we ...
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That prophet that cried for years for making the wrong judgment in giving that sheep. What's the use of crying for years? Why? Tawba is easy

As'salaamu alaikum akhi. I've never heard of any prophet crying for years and years over a single transgression, but I HAVE read stories of Companions (R. A.) crying a lot over their sins, as well as ...
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How to repent from all the sins a person has comitted?

It is already a very good thing to be aware of your sins, it means that you are on the right track. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful and He is Most Accepting of repentance, so ask Allah for ...
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Please tell me can I be forgiven

This looks like a repeated post. Anyway, 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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Will Allah forgive me for doing X ? (reference question)

Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. I have done the sin X - Will Allah forgive me for doing it? First of all, we ...
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Is it true that you have to say "astagafirullah" 100x times for him to accept ones forgivenes?

No it's not true. You can ask for forgiveness once and that can be good enough. There's no specific number mentioned. May be the person who told you about the 100 times a day thing mixed it with a ...
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Evil life compared to a good life

First of all, good question. I think many of us have pondered about this at some point in his or her life, myself included. We may see as though people 'enjoy committing the haram', but in reality ...
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Will Allah forgive me for backbiting in the past since I didn't know?

Only Allah knows. Remember Allah is the most merciful and if you truly repent having done it, you need not worry anymore.
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Will Allah forgive me for backbiting in the past since I didn't know?

If you did not know then it is not a sin and you will be forgiven. However it is must for you to learn about things, know things, understand them and now that you know you should never do it again. ...
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Can you repent for doing shirk?

Of course you can. Doesn't matter if you were a Muslim or non-Muslim, you can always repent. What is to become a Muslim? It is accepting the existence and oneness of God and Mohammad(puh) as Allah's ...
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Do I still have a chance to enter Jannah, after purposely and knowingly committing shirk?

No one here is qualified to tell you whether you have a chance to enter Jannah or not, this is absolutely on the hands of Allah (SWT). But what we can tell you is, no matter how much sins you have ...
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Rubbing of covered private parts together without intercourse. Does it come under zina?

The following is my understanding of the issue based on Quran and God knows best. Quran verse 17:32 states that "do not get close to zina". What you describe falls under it as is a sin. The ...
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