Author: Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid
Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House
About the Book: The phenomenon of weak faith has become widespread among Muslims, and many complain about the hardness of their hearts. So often we hear words; ‘I do not find any joy in worship;’ ‘I feel that my faith has hit rock bottom;’ ‘Reading the Qur’an does not move me;’ ‘I fall into sin so easily.’
The effects of this affliction can be seen in many people, and this problem is the cause of every disaster and adversity. One of the most important principles which must be understood in order to treat the problem of weak faith is that faith increases and decreases, or waxes and wanes. This is one of the basic principles of the ‘aqeedah of Ahl al-Sunnah wa’l-Jamaa’ah, who say that faith is 3 things together: 1. to be spoken in words 2. to be believed in the heart 3. to be put into action.
Faith increases with obedience and decreases with disobedience.