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20
Nov
2013

There is a difference of opinion concerning the repentance of a murderer. The majority of the scholars say that there is a chance for complete repentance. They base their conclusion on general verses like the following:



"Say: "O 'Ibaadi (My slaves) who have transgressed against themselves (by committing evil deeds and sins)! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah, verily Allah forgives all sins. Truly, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." (S....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 20th November 2013 - 0 comments
24
Oct
2013

al-Hafidh Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali رحمه الله said,

"The apparent outward meaning of the texts shows that whoever turns to Allaah سبحانه و تعالى wholly sincerely, and the conditions of tawbah are all fulfilled in him, then one can assert that Allaah سبحانه و تعالى will accept his tawb....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 24th October 2013 - 0 comments
4
Mar
2013

Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah رحمه الله said,

"With regards to the question, 'Does the mere acknowledgement of sin combined with tawheed lead to its forgiveness and the alleviation of difficulty, or is something else required?' we answer by saying:

What lead to forgiveness of sins, along with tawheed, is repentance. [1] For example, Allaah سبحانه و ت....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 4th March 2013 - 0 comments
17
Jul
2012
It is reported that Al Ibn Husayn Allh have mercy on him said, [b]Tawbah is only through action, and turning back from what has been done. Tawbah is not by mere speech.[/color]

[Ibn Ab Al-Duny, Al-Tawbah article 57]

[url=http://www.sayingsofthesalaf.net/index.php/repentance-in-action/]http://www.sayingsofthesalaf.net/index.php/repentance-in-action/[/url]

[u]See:[/u]

Tawbah (Repentance) - [url=http://www.muftisays.com/forums/v....
posted by Seifeddine-M on 17th July 2012 - 0 comments
22
Feb
2011

Allah, the Exalted, says: [b]"O you who believe! Turn to Allah with sincere repentance!"[/b] (66:8) The Arabic word for repentance is tawbah which means 'a return'. So, tawbah is not merely an emotional attitude as the English word, 'repentance' seems to suggest. It is necessary to repent from every sin. If the offense involves the Right of Allah, not a human, then there are three condition to be met in order that repentance be accepted by Allah (azza wa jal): (1)....

posted by Seifeddine-M on 22nd February 2011 - 0 comments