Islam for Convenience
In many instances, you will find that Islam is adopted only for
convenience and not due to the love of Islam. The airport has
salaah facilities, but this is out of convenience and not because of
their love for Islam as such. It is just there to gain support from the
Muslims while Islam is not of any concern to them. A bank displays
Islamic terms, but again it is not Islam that is of major concern,
rather it is the material gain.
Legitimising and Legalising
Asr majlis – Saturday 25tttth Zul Hijjah 1433 /10tttth November 2012
The entire effort nowadays is behind legitimising and legalising,
and looking for loopholes. Allah Ta‘ala knows what is being done
for greed and what is being done with sincerity.
The consequence of legitimising is very serious. The Bani
Israaeel were prohibited from fishing on Saturdays. As a loophole,
they would cast their nets on Fridays and draw them out on
Sundays, thus not practically fishing on Saturdays. However, the
consequence of this loophole was that they were transformed into
apes and monkeys.
In order to appease themselves, after adopting a loophole,
people then cite the names of certain personalities, but it is not a
matter of who says it. Instead, it is the weight of the argument that
Stepping Stones to Reformation