30 Amazing Islamic Life Quotes By Dr Bilal Philips

Bilal Philips converted in 1972.

ABU AMEENAH BILAL PHILIPS  is a Jamaican – Canadian Islamic scholar who converted to Islam in 1972. He completed a BA from the Islamic University of Medina, an M.A. from King Saud University in Riyadh, and a PhD in Islamic Theology from the University of Wales, UK (1994).

He started with teaching Islamic studies in an Islamic high school in Riyadh. He spent 18 years lecturing in Arabic and Islamic studies in the American University in Dubai, UAE, the Islamic Studies Academy in Doha, Qatar, Knowledge International University of Riyadh, and Preston International College, Chennai, India.

Dr Philips has written, translated and commented on over 50 published books on various Islamic topics, as well as edited and published the 56-book Eemaan reading series for children. He has also presented Islamic programs for many years on; Riyadh Channel 2 TV, Sharjah TV, Peace TV, Huda TV, Islam Channel, and the Deen Show.

His greatest achievement, is his historic founding of the mega-university, the Islamic Online University, which has in only 7 years since its inception over 270,000 students registered from 228 different country around the world.

He was listed in the Jordanian publication, among “The 500 Most Influential Muslims”, for founding and leading his online university mentioned above.

Source : (Islamiconlineuniversity.com)

Today, we bring you 30 Islamic quotes from Bilal Philips, which can be truly life changing, if acted upon. These quotes varies from quote on life, Islam, Spiritualism, Death, to Faith and So on.

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The quotes are as follows:-

  1. “Those who are fortunate to be born in Muslim families must be aware that all such ‘Muslims’ are not automatically guaranteed Paradise. It is righteous actions and correct beliefs which leads them there”.

  2. “The level of one’s belief may be determined by the degree of one’s emotional commitment to the issue under consideration. However, if correct knowledge does not precede an emotional undertaking the results may be unflinching commitment to falsehood. Customs and traditions are usually maintained by an atmosphere of unquestioning obedience. Consequently, many people become very emotionally committed to cultural norms which may be fundamentally opposed to Islamic teachings.”

  3. “If Allah can be seen in this life, the tests of this life would be pointless. What makes this life a real test is the fact that we are obliged to believe in Him without actually seeing Him.”

  4. “Faith, Gratitude, and Patience : These are the three key elements for the ultimate happiness in this life and the next.”

  5. “ If we regularly pause and reflect on what is good in our lives, gratitude will constantly increase while discontentment will surely decrease.”

  6. “ We strive so hard to acquire the beautiful adornments of this world, Sometimes by any means necessary, while even a handkerchief in Paradise is better than any expensive, luxurious designer clothing anyone can ever wear.”

  7. “ It may seem as though our efforts go unnoticed and unappreciated sometimes. But Allah, The All-seeing will reward every good deed more than its measure on the day of Judgment. So, continue to relieve your fellow brothers and sisters in Islam from difficulties.”

  8. “We can’t cherry pick the parts of Islam we want to follow and leave out the rest or worse, replace it with culture and traditions. The goal of the religion is God-consciousness and complete obedience to Allah, which is what we should strive for in our daily lives.”

  9. “In this life, we must accept that things will never be perfect, the way we want it to be. But, when we practice focusing our intention and attention on worshipping Allah by our character and by our deeds, in return, He gives us the gift of Sakeena and contentment in any situation.”

  10. “Living to please people will always leave you disappointed in one way or another. Live to please Allah alone – you heart will be happier and your soul will always be at ease.” 

  11. “When you feel alone and have no one to talk to, connect with Allah. That line is never busy and there is always an answer that soothes the heart.”

  12. “One of the difference between trusting Allah and trusting people is that the people demand that we show them reason for trusting in them, while Allah tells us to trust in Him and He will show us time again why we should trust in Him.”

  13. “If you find it hard to appreciate what Allah has blessed you with, spend a day with someone who does not have the things you have.”

  14. “When your problem give you one hundred reasons to cry, your faith in Allah should give you one thousand reasons to smile. A thankful attitude and a great heart of praise will empower you to rise above adversity you may face. Say, Alhamdulillah for everything.”

  15. “Holding firmly onto Islam makes sense. The worldly benefits of practicing Islam keeps us firm so we can achieve the ultimate happiness of the next life.”

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  16. “Allah’s knowledge is not limited to what is openly expressed, the way human knowledge is. He knows what is secretly expressed, what is even more hidden. And the secrets that are buried deep in our hearts and minds.”

  17. “If we truly practice modesty in our youth, it becomes a difficult habit to discard it even in old age.”

  18. “The prayer is a good example of commanding trhe good and prohibiting the evil since we rememeber Allah when we pray. The purpose of the prayer is that we are reminded to do good, to stay on the right path, and to avoid the evil. Conversely, alacohol, for example is prohibited because many times we forget Allah, when we are under it’s influence and commit sinful acts. So, the believers also remind themselves and others to enjoin the good practices recommended and prescribed in Islam are the best of mankind.”

  19. “The reward for a long life is not simply based on the merit of living long, which is predetermined by Allah, but is for the good that a person puts forward during that long life. The emphasis is then on good character.”

  20. ”Allah informed us about the angels so that we would know that we are being observed and our deeds are being recorded. This awareness should make us deliberate in our deeds, think twice before we act, and be careful not to do things in haste.”

  21. “The smallest action that benefits someone else is an act of faith. The principle also being humility and goodwill towards our neighbor in society and towards our kith and kin.”

  22. “ Don’t search for happiness in a place where you will not find it. Know that true happiness comes from Allah and lasts forever.”

  23. ”Those who have made their desires their god and believe there will be no reckoning have deceived themselves. The believer should seek refuge from disbelief and be grateful for the revelation of purpose in this life, which is to worship their creator.

  24. “If Allah takes the soul of a sincere and practicing believer, while they are doing a righteous deed, they will be among the fortunate dwellers of Paradise, Allah willing. To die in their blessed state is a great mercy from our Lord.”

  25. “Educate yourself in the Noble Qur’an and the traditions of the Prophet (Pbuh) to increase your love and commitment to the One and Only Allah.”

  26. “Real success in this life comes through developing a realistic dimension to one’s belief about God and through the practical application of the proper understandings of the human relationship with Allah and His creation. In simple terms, it means doing the things which will enable a person to attain ultimate success in next life.”

  27. “If we are to be believers in reality, the we have to be amongst those who prepare for death. We should not have an overwhelming fear of death in our hearts. Instead, we should have an acute awareness of impending death which drives us to live every moment as if it is our last chance to do good.”

  28. “Everyone of Allah’s name refers to His essence, to the attribute it contains and to the effect resulting from it if it’s transitive. Faith in His names is not complete without affirming all of that.”

  29. “Just like a child’s body submits to the physical laws which God has put in nature, its soul also submits naturally to the fact that Allah is its Lord and Creator.”

  30. “All human beings have the belief in God imprinted on their souls and Allah shows all idolaters signs that their idol is not god. Hence, no excuses for disbelief in Him will be entertained on the Day of Judgement.”

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Dr Philips’s quotes are source of inspiration for Muslims, who are suffering at different fronts. From faith, belief, success to life and lifestyle. His quotes can be impactful, if acted upon firmly.

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  1. Saleh Yusuf 19th September 2019

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