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first of all, I hope you will not inform other readers about myaddress and myself as this is about my dignity and my life. However, I'm in sort of big problems as I could'nt find solutions for it.I'm a muslim andI have once made an unforgiven mistake in my life. I seek help from my muslim friends but everybody refuse to help me. I seek help from religious man and he advice me to pray and ask for God's forgiveness.I did so. But at the end what did I get? nothing at all...I believe in nothing now...nobody wants to help me.I stop praying. Will you help me coz I started not to believe with Islam anymore.......
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Dear Sister in Islam, please try to remember that our Lord and Creator is the Most Merciful of all those who show Mercy. Whatever sins one may have committed in the past, Allah has promised that He will forgive those sins; provided one turns to Allah in sincere repentance and humbly implores Allah in hope and in fear, to forgive us our sins. He will, if He Wishes, forgive the sins in such a Way that there will be no record or accounting of those evil deeds in our Book of Records on the Day of Judgement.
No matter what one has done; be it murder, or robbery, or theft, or adultery, or whatever sin or crime it may be! Allah forgives even the most heinous of sins, shirk and kufr. Provided that one turns to him in his lifetime and begs Allah to forgive them. Please, please, do not despair of the Rahmah of our Merciful Lord and Creator, and try to understand what Allah has Himself said about his Vast Forgiveness in the Glorious Quran.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39 Surah Zumur verses 53-54:(O Prophet) say: O My servants who have wronged their own souls.Do not despair of Allahs Mercy! Surely, Allah forgives all sins. He indeed is the All Forgiving, All Merciful. Return to your Lord and submit to Him before the scourge overtakes you; for then you may get no help from anywhere.
Thus, no matter what one has done, turn to Allah in sincere repentance and Taubah. You will, Insha Allah, find him Most Merciful, Most Forgiving. Whatever one might have done in his/her ignorance, it is only Allah Subhanah Alone who can forgive us our sins. Please, we implore you in the name of the Merciful Lord, do not despair of His Mercy!
Your Statement: But at the end what did I get? nothing at all...I believe in nothing now...nobody wants to help me. I stop praying.
It is Allah Alone who can forgive us our sins. No human being, no friend, no relative, no priest no one can help us here. It is Allah Alone who we have to turn to all times in our lives.
Let me relate a story to you which was related by the Prophet of Allah (saws) to demonstrate the Infinite Mercy of Allah Subhanah. A man committed 99 murders in his life, and then felt sorry and was seeking a way to repent. He asked a monk if there was forgiveness for his heinous sins, and the monk said no. So the man, killed the monk. Then he asked another priest or God Fearing person at that time, and he said that there was a way to get his sins forgiven. He told him to leave the place he was living in, as it was an evil place; and migrate to a place which was inhibited by righteous people. He told him to go there and ask forgiveness from His Creator and lead a righteous life. The murderer took this advice and started the travel to the place where righteous people lived. As Allah would have willed, the person died half-way through his travel. The angels of punishment and the angels of mercy both came to claim the soul of this dead murderer, and a dispute arose amongst them of who should take his soul the angels of punishment or the angels of mercy? Then Allah commanded the angels to measure the distance between the start of travel of the murder to his destination. If the distance between the traveled distance was greater than the distance between his place of death and his destination where he was to repent, his soul should be taken by the angels of Mercy. And if the distance between his distance traveled was shorter than the distance he was to travel, then the angels of punishment should take his soul. When the distance was measured, the person had traveled a distance of only one-arms-length more towards the place of repentance, and Allah thus forgave the person and allowed the angels of Mercy to take his soul! Such is the Mercy of our Merciful and Forgiving Lord, and he forgave the person who committed a 100 murders; because the person was seeking repentance.
Thus, no matter what one might have done, it is never too late to turn to Allah Subhanah and seek His Forgiveness. He will, if He Wishes, forgive us all our sins and take us into His Infinite Mercy.
Your Statement: Will you help me coz I started not to believe with Islam anymore.......
From Allah we have all come, and to Him is our Ultimate return! If one does despair of the Mercy of Allah, and leaves Islam he/she does not hurt anyone, but rather harms himself. Because, ultimately all of us will all be gathered in the Court of Allah to give a full accounting of our deeds.
We would be more than glad to help you in any way we can; but our sincere advice is that the Only Help you need at this stage is the Help and Guidance of Allah Subhanah. Turn to Him in sincere repentance, and align the rest of your life with the guidance and teachings sent by Him. It is expected that Allah will have Mercy on His believing slaves.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,