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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by U15028368 (U15028368) on Wednesday, 11th July 2012

    Hi there,

    I would like to know that is harming worse than shirk?

    Thanks

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  • Message 2

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    Posted by U15371933 (U15371933) on Thursday, 2nd August 2012

    Hi there,

    I would like to know that is harming worse than shirk?

    Thanks 
    Shirk means associating partners with Allah
    so no, shirk is the biggest sin and will never be forgiven
    Ofcause if u repent from accosiating partners with allah
    then allah is most merciful so u can be forgiven ith gods will

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by U15227440 (U15227440) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    sorry, but I'm a little confused with the idea that this sin is so bad it is unforgivable, but then Allah will forgive people for it?

    Surely, if a god is omnibenevolent (all-loving), then he would forgive any sin anyone did? So how can committing something that is seen as terrible in a certain religion be a problem if that religion's god is supposed to be all-loving and all-forgiving? You could never bother to not sin, as the all-loving god you believe in will just forgive you anyway after death?

    In general, I get confused with the idea of judgement after death, when gods supposedly love and forgive anyone regardless of what they have done. It seems a little contradictory, doesn't it???

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  • Message 4

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    Posted by U15371933 (U15371933) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    sorry i wasnt clear

    say u told a lie sin right ?
    well say u died without repenting (asking 4 forgivness) then if god wants he can forgive u even though u didnt repent

    but say u did shirk (assoisating partners with god) and u didnt repent then when u die u wont be forgiven
    so basically if u do not beleive in allah u will neva be forgiven
    unless u repent ofcasue !
    make sense its not contradicting
    its just saying allah is most merciful and wil forgive ppl except those who commit shirk
    understand???
    its like saying i like all fruit except stawberries - thats not contradicting

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  • Message 5

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    Posted by U15471236 (U15471236) on Monday, 22nd October 2012

    sorry, but I'm a little confused with the idea that this sin is so bad it is unforgivable, but then Allah will forgive people for it?

    Surely, if a god is omnibenevolent (all-loving), then he would forgive any sin anyone did? So how can committing something that is seen as terrible in a certain religion be a problem if that religion's god is supposed to be all-loving and all-forgiving? You could never bother to not sin, as the all-loving god you believe in will just forgive you anyway after death?

    In general, I get confused with the idea of judgement after death, when gods supposedly love and forgive anyone regardless of what they have done. It seems a little contradictory, doesn't it??? 
    It's also like on your intention cuz if you do all the sins and then every day say I'm sorry God forgive me then it's not gonna count cuz it's your intention thats taken into account....an example is of a parent. Parents are v. forgiving and they love you. You screw up once, you say sorry and they forgive you. Do it a second time and they forgive you, BUT when you get to the point when you'ree screwing up repetetively, yeah saying sorry but you dont even mean it I'm sure even the most forgiving and loving parent will get tired of it eventually...hope it helps =)

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by U15074672 (U15074672) on Saturday, 27th October 2012

    Please can you explain shirk in greater detail. I don't understand it.

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  • Message 7

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    Posted by U15371933 (U15371933) on Monday, 29th October 2012

    its simple really
    its when u assossiate partners with god e.g u say that there is more than one god, or u beleive that god has parents, or children
    or if u say god is not the greatest, or the only god or anything like that really

    basically it means if u say that there is more than one god; as in some one eles helps god

    hope that helps smiley - smiley
    i dont really know how to explain it

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by U15471236 (U15471236) on Tuesday, 30th October 2012

    Please can you explain shirk in greater detail. I don't understand it.  basically muslims belive that:
    -There is no God but Allah(swt)
    -He(swt)is one and He(swt) has no partners
    -Allah(swt) is independant
    -He(swt) does not give birth and nor is He(swt) born
    -And there is none equal to Him

    So basically if they believe the opposite to these basic facts about God it is comitting Shirk

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by U15074672 (U15074672) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Thankyou for explaining that. What if it to do with your upbringing and you have never experienced those beliefs? Are you still comitting a sin?
    Caitriona

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by U15371933 (U15371933) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    In Islam you will not be punished for something you did not know of for example your upbringing, if you did not know that something was wrong and you did it then you will not be punished for it. Allah is most merciful and allah knows what is in your heart. However, for everything I am sure there have been opportunities to ask some one or do research about certain topics so if you did not know and you didn't try to find out these things then it is a sin because you would have had opportunities to find out but you didn’t. like if someone told you that shirk is a sin but you didn’t believe them and you still did committed shirk then you will be accountable because you knew it was a sin. if you are a child and haven't become mature yet then you are not accountable for your sins as you are a child. If you ate pig without knowing it was haram, (Forbidden) do you think Allah would punish you for it? Nope. Not at all. It's not your fault you didn't know.  But as soon as you find out that it is wrong then you must repent and retake your shahada (deceleration of faith) . And ask for forgiveness and inshallah (god willing ) you would be forgiven.
    The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) once said, "Every son of Adam makes mistakes, and the best of those who make mistakes are those who repent".
    Hope this helps
    Peace,
    from Isam

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