About the Testimony of Faith (Shahadah)

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About the Testimony of Faith (Shahadah)

 

 

Question:

His Eminence: does will be enough said (the testimony "the ilaaha illa Allah") and belief in him, the first pillar of the pillars of Islam or other things is required to complete the person their Islam and its magnet (their faith or belief)?

 


Answer:

With this pillar of Islam is the unbeliever to Islam, and that is to testify that nothing deserves worship in truth except Allah, only there is and only, and Muhammad (salallahu ´alaihi wa sallam) is the Messenger of Allaah with sincerity and security and with the knowledge of the meaning and Act, if is not believed the testimony on the State of his infidelity (is to say that)If it was not Muslim.

(because you can be Muslim and believe in the testimony, but just of infidelity that takes of Islam, as saying that the Koran is not complete). After the Salaah (prayer) and the rest of the pillars of Islam and all mandates are required. And that is why when the Prophet (salallahu ´alaihi wa sallam) sent to Mu'aadh to Yemen said:

 


"Invite them to that they testify that nothing that really deserves worship except Allah and that Muhammad (salallahu ´alaihi wa sallam) is the Messenger of Allaah there is, and if they do, teach them that Allah has made obligatory prayer five times, day and night, and if you obey it, teach them that Allah has made compulsory charity which is taken from the rich and give to the poor." Bukhari and Muslim.

 

So did not order them with the Salaat before the order of Tauhid, nor before the order to believe in the Messenger, blessings and peace of Allah be upon him. Then the unbelievers are asked that they are created in the Taujid of Allah and have a magnet in the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him.


And if they recognize and accept this and submit to Allah, are recognized as Muslims and for them it is the verdict of Muslim. They are then required the Salaat and other mandates and duties of Din (religion). But if they resist and refrain from the mandates and the obligations, then come other verdicts. Which resists to the Salaat and does not, will be asked to repent it. And if he repent is correct and if he repent not, is killed as a Kaafir (unbeliever)-(the one that kills is the Islamic State, not anyone who wants him to kill.)

 

The only one who has this right to kill him is the Islamic State, the leader of the Muslims or who puts the leader to do so, no one else. Although you do not decree in the obligation of the Salaat and this is the more correct of the two views of the great sages. And if it is resistant to pay the Zakaat, and if it insists with stubbornness and fight without realizing it, also (Islamic State) must fight against this person or do you pay the Zakaat, as well as Abu Bakr and the sahabah fought against those who were reluctant to pay the Zakaat, and gave these people the verdict of Ridda (apostasy). But if not fight do not fight, the leader obligates you to pay, and rebukes him with a punishment of sharee it ' ah to prevent passing the same. And so just asks the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and if there is the skill and all of what Allah (subhanahu wa ta´ala) forced him to do the Hayy.


And he is also required to stop everything that Allah (subhanahu wa ta´ala) forbade him, because its entry into the religion of Islam and its compliance with Islam, is to require this. Which postponed some of what Allah made obligatory or who practices something of what Allaah prohibited, is treated with what he deserves from the shariah. But if a Kaafir (unbeliever) meaning the Shahadatain (the saying "Ash-hadu an laa ilaaha illal Allah wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan Rasulul Allah") in the Kufr State, is you requires that repent of his Kufr of those things it is mandatory to leave, which is not enough to say the Shahadatain because the still can tell the State of their Kufr, and it is useless because their actions are not according to the Shahadatain.

 

So, if the Kufr is the worship of the dead, or the worship of the geniuses, or the worship of idols, or whatever the creation, or require help from them, is mandatory for him that repented of that and to leave, and to make worship only to Allaah alone and single, and with that comes to Islam. And if it is his Kufr is ceased to do Salat, is compulsory for the regret that and start to do Salat, if doing so comes to Islam

 


Also if their Kufr is says and believes that wine is permissible, and that fornication is permissible, it is compulsory for it repentance repented of that and let that belief, and if he repent that enters Islam. And is thus required to Kaafir to leave and regret the actions or beliefs of Kufr, which is mandatory leave, if it does that enters Islam.

 
These issues are compulsory for the student or who seeks knowledge, pay attention and know this very well with certainty. Scholars have explained these issues in his books in the chapter called "Bab al - Murtadd" (the chapter of the apostate), is a large chapter, and is required for that seeks knowledge, feed on this and read much, and Allaah is prosperity

 




Author: Saikh Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah bin Baaz
Source: www.sahab.net

 

 

 

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