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43) Imam Sajjad's Supplication when he Looked at the New Crescent Moon
I have faith in Him who lights up darknesses through thee, illuminates jet-black shadows by thee, appointed thee one of the signs of His kingdom and one of t

Degrees of Faith
Although the reality of faith pertains essentially to heartfelt belief, it must not be supposed that this measure of faith suffices in itself for salvation; rather, the indiv

Degrees of Faith
Although the reality of faith pertains essentially to heartfelt belief, it must not be supposed that this measure of faith suffices in itself for salvation; rather, the indiv

Degrees of Faith
Although the reality of faith pertains essentially to heartfelt belief, it must not be supposed that this measure of faith suffices in itself for salvation; rather, the indiv

Faith Versus Disbelief (story)
In the battle of Khandaq, the Muslims dug a ditch around Madina for their defense, so that the enemy could not get across. A man from the enemy side called 'Amr bin 'Abdawud, who was known for his strength, courage and art of fighting managed to get across the ditch. All the Muslims were terrified to fight him and only Imam Ali (A) came forward to fight this man...

How I Found My Happiness?
After all, I must say that I don’t regret one moment that I became a Muslim. Islam is sometimes hard but I have never been happier before and I thank Allah that He sent me someone like an angel, Brother Abdul Rahman, because I found the right path for my life.

Imam Ali's Great Companion
In the past I had a brother-in-faith [1] and he was prestigious in my view because the world was humble in his eyes, the needs of the stomach did not have sway over him, he did not

Imam Ali's Sermon on the Virtues of the Pious
It is related that a companion of Amir al-mu'minin called Hammam1 who was a man devoted to worship said to him, "O' Amir al-mu'minin, describe to me the pious man in such a way as though I see them."

Sermon 38 of Nahj al-Balagha: About naming of doubt as such and disparagement of those in doubt
Doubt is named doubt (al-shubhah) because it resembles truth....

Sermon 52 of Nahj al-Balagha: About the downfall of the world and reward and punishment in the next world.
to live in this world all the time that it lasts even then your actions cannot pay for His great bounties over you and His having guided you towards faith.

Sermon 86 of Nahj al-Balagha: About getting ready for the next world and following Allah's commandments
Everyone of you should do whatever he has to do during his days of life before the approach of death, in his leisure before his occupation, and during the breathing of his breath before it is overtaken by suffocation, should provide for himself and his journey and should collect provision from his place of halt for his place of stay.

Sermon 87 of Nahj al-Balagha: The Qualities of the Faithful and the Unfaithful
...The lamp of guidance is burning in his heart. He has provided entertainment for the day that is to befall him. He regards what is distant to be near himself and takes the hard to be light. He looks at and perceives; he remembers (Allah) and enhances (the tempo of his) actions.

Sermon 87 of Nahj al-Balagha: The Qualities of the Faithful and the Unfaithful
...The lamp of guidance is burning in his heart. He has provided entertainment for the day that is to befall him. He regards what is distant to be near himself and takes the hard to be light. He looks at and perceives; he remembers (Allah) and enhances (the tempo of his) actions.

Signs of Faith in Allah
One who has faith in Allah Abstains from Corruption: Such a man abstains from treachery, meanness, and hypocrisy. Anyone who considers himself to be ever-present

Signs of Faith in Allah
One who has faith in Allah Abstains from Corruption: Such a man abstains from treachery, meanness, and hypocrisy. Anyone who considers himself to be ever-present

taqiyya ('dissimulation') as viewed by the Shi'ite school of thought
One of the teachings of the Qur'an is that a Muslim is permitted to conceal his belief in situations wherein, as a result of expressing it, his life, honour or property would be endangered, In cases in which not only do they lose their lives, but also no positive advantage is derived from their being killed...

What is the aim of Taqiyyah (Dissimulation)?
Islam has explicitly permitted that when a person's life, wealth or honour is in danger and manifestation of the Truth yields no significant benefit, he should refrain from manifesting it, and continue to fulfill his responsibilities secretly and in a concealed manner. this idea is well established in the Qur'an and the traditions of the Ahlulbayt...

What is the difference between Islam and Iman (faith)?
In verse 14 of Suratul Hujurat, we read: “The dwellers of the desert say: We believe. Say: You do not believe but say, We submit; and faith has not yet entered into your hearts.” The question that arises here is: What is the difference between 'Islam' and 'Iman'?

What is the function of faith in the Hereafter in our lives?
faith in the Day of Judgment, a day in which all men will be resurrected and presented before God, who will decide their fate according to their deeds

What separates faith from disbelief?
In theological parlance, faith signifies belief in the Oneness of God, in the Day of Judgement, in the message of the last Prophet; and, of course, belief in the message of th