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Is it hypocrisy to forbid something but then do it oneself?

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Source: http://islamqa.info

Question: If I am exhorting my brothers and I warn them against some sins, but I fall into these sins myself, am I to be considered a hypocrite? Please advise me, may Allaah reward you with good.

Godfrey Bloom: The State is an Institution of Theft – Tax Evasion (Video)

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4 THOUGHTS ON CONDEMNING PEOPLE DOING TERRIBLE THINGS

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By: Iesa Galloway

Source: http://muslimmatters.org

Here are four thoughts that normally go through my head when folks ask for individual American Muslims to condemn some foreign group of people claiming Islam while doing terrible things:

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Nobody fears hypocrisy except a believer, and nobody feels secure from it except a hypocrite

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WHY OUR PRAYERS FOR GAZA MAY NOT BE ANSWERED

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By: Muhammad Wajid Akhter

Source: http://muslimmatters.org/

The hands are up, the tears flow and the “Ameens!” vibrate around the room. “Oh Allah, save the people of Gaza! Oh Allah help them! Oh Allah protect them!” the imam continues to beseech fervently. This was a scene played out in practically every mosque in the world this Ramadan. And last Ramadan. And the Ramadan before that.

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And yet, when we get home and turn on the TV – more deaths, more heartbreak and more injustice. Every single time. In fact, each time – things seem to be getting worse.

So what is going on? How come our duaas are not answered?

There is a possibility that we are being impatient and that maybe Allah is accepting our duaas and fervent prayers, but He is doing so in ways that we cannot see or understand. Maybe Allah is helping us and the situation would have been so much worse otherwise. Perhaps.

Or maybe, just maybe – He is not answering our prayers because there is something fundamentally wrong with us. The thought should chill us to the bone. Here are a few reasons why this might be the case:

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The Truthseeker: ‘Worse than Hiroshima’: US war chemicals and ‘stinking hypocrisy’ (Video)

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