Reminders from the Qur‘aan and Authentic Sunnah Concerning Spending for the Sake of Allaah

Allaah said whilst describing His devout servants, “They used to sleep but little by night invoking their Lord (Allaah) and praying, with fear and hope. And in the hours before dawn, they were found asking Allaah for forgiveness, and in their properties there was the right of the beggar, and the mahroom (the poor who does not ask the others).” [Sooratudh-Dhaariyaat 51:17-19] And Allaah said, “Say: Truly, my Lord enlarges the provision for whom He wills of His servants, and also restricts it for him,…

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Defense of Prophet Muhammad Book – All proceeds from Sunnah Publishing Store Sales to Benefit Masjid as-Sunnah Grand Rapids

Alhamdulillah, this morning the awaited book and Salafi response to the recent attacks upon Prophet Muhammad (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was released.  As the book becomes available through out the Western world, it is available in Grand Rapids MI now.  All proceeds from copies purchased from SunnahPublishing.net will go towards the renovation work currently being done on Masjid as-Sunnah! To purchase copies for yourself, family member, non-Muslim acquaintances and members of the media go here: http://bit.ly/1JLHV1T May Allah reward those who contributed and helped with…

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A Look at the Inside of the Building – Lots of Work to be Done!

Alhamdulillah, a major clean up and changing of locks was done this past weekend at the future site of Masjid as-Sunnah.  Please click on any of the thumbnails below to view the pictures.  As always, we will keep you updated on the progress… A Look at the Outside:   A Look at what will be the Women’s Main Musallaa (insha` Allah): A Look as what will be the Men’s Main Musallaa (insha` Allah).  Offices on the side will be removed to make space equal to…

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Masjid as-Sunnah Building Purchase Complete!

November 2004 – The call to Salafiyyah begins in Grand Rapids MI by way of classes on ‘aqeedah and Islamic studies. January 2015 – A masjid is purchased from where the pure and pristine call to Tawheed, Sunnah and Salafiyyah will be provided, with no compromise, or extremism. Alhamdulillah, we are pleased to announce that with the help and mercy of Allah, and then with the overwhelming support of Salafis worldwide, we have completed our purchase of a building that will house Sunnah Publishing and…

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The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 3

Encouragement to Go to the Masaajid for Prayer: From Abee Hurayrah (radiyallaahu ’anhu), from the Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) who said, “Whosoever performs the wudoo‘ (ablution), doing it perfectly, then he leaves embarking for the Prayer, then he is in Prayer as long as he is going for the Prayer. And for one step that he takes a reward is written for him and for another step an evil deed is wiped away. So when one of you hears the iqaamah (call to establish…

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The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 2

Encouragement to Build and Establish Masaajid: Allaah the Mighty and Majestic said, “The masaajid of Allaah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allaah and the Last Day and establish Prayer and give zakaat and do not fear except Allaah, for it is expected that those will be of the rightly guided.” [Sooratut-Tawbah 9:18] From ’Alee Ibn Abee Taalib (radiyallaahu ’anhu) who said, ‘The Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whosoever builds a masjid for Allaah from his wealth, then…

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The Exalted Status of the Masjid in Islam Part 1

The Excellence of the Salafi Masaajid: Allaah the Glorified and Exalted said, “And He revealed that the masaajid are for Allaah, so do not invoke with Allaah anyone.” [Sooratul-Jinn 72:19] From Abee Hurayrah (radiyallaahu ’anhu) that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The most beloved of places to Allaah are the masaajid and the most hated of places to Allaah are the marketplaces.” [1] From Abid-Dardaa‘ (radiyallaahu ’anhu) that the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “The masjid is the…

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Imaam Ibnul-‘Uthaymeen Encourages Spending One’s Wealth for Masaajid and Publication of Beneficial Books

Imaam Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-’Uthaymeen (d.1421H) – rahimahullaah – said, “And from spending the wealth in the ways of goodness is: that the individual spends in the building of masaajid, either exclusively or by co-operating and participating along with others. So it has been authentically narrated from the Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) that he said, “Whosoever builds a masjid for Allaah, seeking thereby the Face of Allaah, then Allaah will build a house for him in Paradise.” [1] So the Muslims pray in the…

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