Sending Islamic emails - good deeds or not: is it good deed?
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is it good deed? I send,forword islamic ilm by emails to about 300+ rciepients daily or 3-4 in a week.WHICH I READ & FIND APPROPRIATE TO PASS TO OUR BROTHERS,since 5+years. no any objection of reciepient,but pleased also.I AM 73 YEARS HANDICAPED BY LEFT LEG. THANK U.
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Sending Islamic emails - good deeds or not
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
It is reported in an authentic narration that the Messenger of Allah (saws) said, Spread my Message, even if it is one word!
Allah says in the Holy Quran: Chapter 16, Surah An-Nahl Ayat 125:
Invite to the Way of your Lord with wisdom and excellent admonition and argue with people in the best manner. Your Lord knows best who has gone astray from His Way and who is Rightly guided.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale Imran verse 110:
You (muslims) are the best community which has been raised for the guidance of mankind. You enjoin what is right, forbid what is evil, and you all believe in Allah Alone.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 103 Surah Al-Asr verses 2-3:
2 Verily (every single) man is in loss!
3 Except such as have faith and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of the Truth, and of patience and constancy.
Such is the importance and significance the Lord Most High has laid on inviting their fellow brethren to the Truth of Al-Islam, that He has Declared propagation of His Truth to mankind amongst the four criteria for eternal success and salvation!
- Righteous deeds
- to join or invite others to the Truth
- to enjoin patience and constancy.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 7 Surah Aaraaf verse 164:
164 When some of them said: "why do ye preach to a people whom Allah will destroy or visit with a terrible punishment?" Said the preachers: "to discharge our duty to our Lord and perchance they may fear Him."
Hadrat Sahl bin Saad (r.a.) reported: The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said to Hadrat Ali (r.a.) ibn Abi Taalib: "By Allah, if a single person is guided by Allah through you, it will be better for you than a whole lot of red camels.''
Related by Bukhari and Muslim.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is only ones. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brothers and well wishers in Islam,
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