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Count Yourself!

"Count Yourself Before You are Counted"

Islamic daily life:
  • Have you prayed Fajr, every day with the group, in the Masjid?
  • Did you perform all of the prayers daily, inside the Masjid, with the group?
  • Did you read from the Book of Allah (Qur'an) today?
  • Did you mention Allah and Glorify Him after each prayer?
  • Did you keep the extra prayers (Sunnah) before or after each prayer?
  • Were you concentrating daily on your prayers by meditating on what you said in your prayers?
  • Have you remembered Death and the Tomb today?
  • Have you thought about the Day of Judgment and its overwhelming hardship?
  • Have you asked Allah tree times to permit you into Paradise? Because if you say: "Oh Allah, permit me into Paradise." three times, the Paradise will reply: "Oh Allah allow him to enter me."
  • Have you asked Allah to protect you from the Hellfire today, three times? If you did the Hellfire will say: "Oh Allah, protect him from me." [both hadith by Tirmidhi]
  • Did you read a Hadith about the Prophet(sAas) today?
  • Haven't you thought about being away from those who are evil doers?
  • Haven't you tried to avoid laughing and joking too much or too often?
  • Did you thank Allah for bestowing on you the hearing, sight, good heart, and all the other gifts?
  • Did you pay charity today to the poor and needy?
  • Did you get angry for your own sake or for the sake of Allah?
  • Did you avoid arrogance and self admiration?
  • Have you cried today out of the fearfulness of Allah?
  • Did you mention Allah after Fajr or Isha prayer?
  • Have you asked Allah to forgive you from the sins and transgressions that you have committed, by making (astaghfir) seeking forgiveness from sins?
  • Did you ask Allah sincerely and honestly today to grant you shaheed (martyrdom)? The Prophet(sAas) said: "The one who asks Allah sincerely to grant him shaheed, Allah will grant it to him even though he dies in his bed." [Muslim]
  • Did you ask Allah to stabilize your heart and your religion?
  • Did you take the opportunity, make supplications (du'a) in the hours that Allah accepts them?
  • Did you buy a new Islamic book for the sake of learning from it the knowledge of the religion?
  • Did you seek forgiveness for the Believers, men and women, alive or dead, because if you did Allah will reward you for each of them.
  • Did you thank Allah for His Blessings on you, by making you Muslim and for the Blessings of Islam?
  • Did you visit a brother or sister for the sake of Allah?
  • Did you invite people to Allah, your family, your brothers, sisters, or neighbors, or those whom you have been in contact with?
  • Were you kind to your parents today?
  • Have you faced a problem and did you say? "Inna li lehi wa inna leh raja'oon" (By Allah we are created and to Him we shall return).
  • Have you made du'a by saying: "Oh Allah, I seek refuge in You, by the things I have committed wrongfully and knowingly. And I seek forgiveness for the things that I have committed without my knowledge." If you say this Allah will wipe off the big sins and the small sins.