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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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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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