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The Danger of Taking Sin Lightly

The Danger of Taking Sin LightlyThe Danger of Taking Sin Lightly

“O you who believe! Turn to Allaah with sincere repentance…” [al-Tahreem 66:8].

Allaah has given us time to repent before the honourable scribes (kiraaman kaatibeen – recording angels) record our deeds. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The (scribe) on the left hand raises his pen (i.e., delays writing) for six hours [this may refer to six hours of 60 minutes as measured by astronomers, or it may refer to short periods of time during the day or night – Lisaan al-‘Arab] before he records the sinful deed of a Muslim. If he regrets it and seeks Allaah’s forgiveness, the deed is not recorded, otherwise it is recorded as one deed.” (Reported by al-Tabaraani in al-Kabeer and al-Bayhaqi in Shu’ab al-Eemaan (The Branches of Faith); classed as hasan by al-Albaani inSilsilat al-Ahaadeeth al-Saheehah, 1209). A further respite is granted after the deed has been recorded, up until the moment before death approaches.. (lebih…)

Islam Erases What Came Before It, as Well as Repentence

Repentance - 505Islam erases everything that came before it of sins and that repentance erases that which came before it.

Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning):

Say to those who have disbelieved, if they cease (from disbelief) their past will be forgiven

[al-Anfaal 8:38].

Ibn Katheer (may Allah have mercy on him) said:


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