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Commanding the good: knowing when and what to say

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Source: seekersguidance.org

By: Shaykh Faraz A. Khan

Making the correct determination regarding when and how to intervene when something wrong or inappropriate occurs returns to the issue of enjoining the good and forbidding evil, which is a communal obligation (fard kifaya) and an essential duty in Islam. Based on the criteria outlined below, if the conditions of enjoining the good and forbidding evil are met, one must do so. Otherwise, one can be vague so as to avoid disputation of no benefit.

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If Masjids could talk, they would probably cry out to Muslims

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By: Abdullah Hakim Quick

“Don’t leave me again after Ramadan; Don’t be Abdu Ramadan (The Slave of Ramadan), be Abdullah (The Slave of Allah) and come all year round!!! Shawaal is not the end but the door to the rest of the year. Don’t stop making Dua, giving Sadaqah, fasting and calling to the good and forbidding evil. Surely Allah is Aware of all that you do!!!”