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The Beginning and the End with Omar Suleiman: Stronger than the Devil [Ep57] (Video)

Beginning and End is a series based on the book بداية و نهاية‎,. Sheikh Omar Suleiman goes through this entire text weekly to bring stories and reminders to you.

Six Tips to Boost Your Faith After Shahadah

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By: Sumayyah Meehan


As a convert to Islam, you can easily remember the moment that you discovered that Islam was the one and only true religion.

The moment of realization is an intense whirlwind of emotions such as relief, joy, gratitude and peace.

The moments leading up to the taking of the Shahadah, or Islamic declaration of faith, are equally exuberating. You wear your best clothes, travel to the mosque and pronounce the testimony of faith:

Ash hadu an la ilaha illa Allah, wa ash hadu anna Mohammadan rasoolu Allah” (I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, and that Muhammad is His Messenger) in public for the very first time.

Afterwards, the Muslims at the mosque will offer their congratulations and so too will the Muslims in your community. Your new faith has lit up your heart and the sense of the Islamic nation surrounds you.

New Muslims & a Stronger Faith

However, it is important to realize that the level of excitement you felt in taking the shahadah will likely fade away as you get back to living. It’s inevitable and it does not necessarily mean that you are a “bad” Muslim or have done anything wrong. The faith, ebbs and flows just like a babbling brook in the middle of a grassy meadow. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said:

“Faith wears out in the heart of any one of you just as clothes wear out, so ask Allah to renew the faith in your hearts.” (Al-Haakim)

There are several reasons why our faith decreases. Everything from engaging in unlawful activities to committing major and minor sins takes a toll on our faith. The good news is that there are several ways that you can maintain an optimum level of faith and enjoin the good while forbidding the evil.

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Nouman Ali Khan: The Month of Forgiveness (Video)

info-pictogram1 Ramadan, the month of uncountable blessings and a golden opportunity for a Muslim to elevate himself spiritually and get even closer to his Creator; is a time of the year like no other. Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan explains in detail the historical background of Ramadan and reasons why Muslims are the chosen ones to be blessed with such unique gift.
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The seed of truth is within your heart, it grows stronger the nearer you are to the source of love.

gb copy The seed of truth is within your heart, it grows stronger the nearer you are to the source of love.
es copy La semilla de la verdad está dentro de su corazón, que se hace más fuerte cuanto más cerca esté de la fuente del amor.
nl copy Het zaad van de waarheid is in je hart, het groeit sterker hoe dichter je bij de bron van liefde.
fr copy La semence de la vérité est dans votre cœur, il devient plus fort le plus proche, vous êtes à la source de l’amour.
de copy Die Saat der Wahrheit ist in deinem Herzen, es wächst stärker, je näher man an die Quelle der Liebe sind.
CN67867 真理的種子是你的心臟內,變得強大,你是愛的源頭更近。
Sweden Utsäde av sanningen är i ditt hjärta, det växer starkare ju närmare du är till källan av kärlek.
rus7897 Семя истины в вашем сердце, она усиливается тем ближе вы к источнику любви.
4523turkey Gerçeğin tohum kalbinin içinde, daha güçlü yakın sevginin kaynağına ne kadar büyür.
images Il seme della verità è nel vostro cuore, cresce più forte quanto più si è alla fonte dell’amore.
indonesiaID Benih kebenaran di dalam hati Anda, itu tumbuh lebih kuat semakin dekat Anda dengan sumber cinta.

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.

gb copy There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
es copy No hay nada más fuerte en el mundo de la mansedumbre.
nl copy Er is niets sterker in de wereld dan zachtheid.
fr copy Il n’y a rien plus fort dans le monde de douceur.
de copy Es gibt nichts in der Welt stärker als Sanftheit.
CN67867 Méiyǒu shé me qiángdà de shìjiè bǐ wēnróu.
Sweden Det finns inget starkare i världen än mildhet.
rus7897 Tam net nichego sil’neye v mire, chem myagkost’yu.
4523turkey Nezaket daha dünyada güçlü hiçbir şey yoktur.
images Non c’è nulla di più forte nel mondo di dolcezza.
indonesiaID Tidak ada yang lebih kuat di dunia daripada kelembutan.

Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver.

gb copy Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver.
es copy El dolor te hace más fuerte. Las lágrimas te hacen más valiente.
nl copy Pijn maakt je sterker. Tranen maken je moediger.
fr copy La douleur vous rend plus fort. Les larmes vous font plus courageux.
de copy Schmerz macht dich stärker. Tränen machen Sie mutiger.
CN67867 Téngtòng ràng nǐ gèngjiā jiānqiáng. Yǎnlèi shǐ nǐ gèng yǒnggǎn.
Sweden Smärta gör dig starkare. Tårar gör dig modigare.
rus7897 Bol’ delayet tebya sil’neye . Slezy sdelat’ vas khrabreye.
4523turkey Ağrı sizi güçlü kılar. Gözyaşları Eğer cesur olun.
images Il dolore ti rende più forte. Le lacrime ti fanno più coraggioso.
indonesiaID Nyeri membuat Anda lebih kuat. Air mata membuat Anda berani.