Good Deed: #141 Give Sadaqah sincerely

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2:264 (Y. Ali) O ye who believe! cancel not your charity by reminders of your generosity or by injury,- like those who spend their substance to be seen of men, but believe neither in Allah nor in the Last Day. They are in parable like a hard, barren rock, on which is a little soil: on it falls heavy rain, which leaves it (Just) a bare stone. They will be able to do nothing with aught they have earned. And Allah guideth not those who reject faith.

Abu Hurairah (r.a.) reported Allah’s Messenger (s.a.w.s.) as saying: “Charity does not in any way decrease the wealth and the servant who forgives, Allah adds to his respect; and the one who shows humility, Allah elevates him in the estimation (of the people).” (Muslim Vol. 4, Hadith 6264)

Nasheed Tassadaq (( Give alms )) By Samier Al-Beshieri

Action Plan

Sadaqa is an Arabic word meaning “righteousness” which is derived from the word “to be truthful.” Among Muslims, sadaqa is understood to be a righteous, voluntary act of charity.

1. Be sincere

2. Do it for Allah’s sake

3. Do it in secret

4. Family first

5. Don’t remind them of your act of charity

6. Don’t make them feel obligated to pay you back in any way when you give charity.

7. Have the correct intention when giving sadaqa

Dilemma possible solution

Donating Sadaqah for AIDS Patients

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