I'm a 21 year old woman and I'm interested in converting to Islam. I was raised in a christian home and live in the "Bible Belt" of america. I haven't eaten pork or shellfish in two years just because of personal choice and I've recently begun to cover my head and dress more modestly because I feel that's pleasing to the creator and respectful to myself and family. I do not know any Muslims so I'm not sure about a lot of things.
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. salam .My dear sister.God loves you. Because you invited. Then answered his call now.Introduction to Islam in a row are not allowed.'ll Start from the Koran. The Quran says:60- And (remember) when Moses said unto his people: O my people! Why persecute ye me, when ye well know that I am Allah's messenger unto you? So when they went astray Allah sent their hearts astray. And Allah guideth not the evil-living folk. ( 5)And when Jesus son of Mary said: O Children of Israel! Lo! I am the messenger of Allah unto you, confirming that which was (revealed) before me in the Torah, and bringing good tidings of a messenger who cometh after me, whose name is the Praised One. Yet when he hath come unto them with clear proofs, they say: This is mere magic. ( 6 ) And who doeth greater wrong than he who inventeth a lie against Allah when he is summoned unto Al-Islam? And Allah guideth not wrongdoing folk. ( 7)..Quran says:33-Lo! men who surrender unto Allah, and women who surrender, and men who believe and women who believe, and men who obey and women who obey, and men who speak the truth and women who speak the truth, and men who persevere (in righteousness) and women who persevere, and men who are humble and women who are humble, and men who give alms and women who give alms, and men who fast and women who fast, and men who guard their modesty and women who guard (their modesty), and men who remember Allah much and women who remember - Allah hath prepared for them forgiveness and a vast reward. ( 35).Ethics in Islam..Imam Ali (pbuh) will very comprehensive and ethical values to his son Imam Hassan (PBUH) said: O my son! Between themselves and others put their confidence levels. Love for others what you love for yourself. And what you do not like to make for others do not like. Do not oppress as you do not like to be oppressed, charity, love me as you do good. For others to pick up what is ugly and what is considered too obscene for people to give consent for you, what you do not know what they do not like you than not talking about others. You can visit this site.http://english.tebyan.net/
AssalamuAlaikum (peace be upon you) dear sister.
Congratulations congratulations congratulations! Allah has been kind and Merciful to you, that He has guided you to Islam.
When you convert to Islam, all your past sins are forgiven, and you start out new like a New born because Allah is the Most Merciful to those who turn back to Him. Imagine that!
Muslims must believe in 6 pillars of faith:
In regards to Jesus (peace be upon him), we believe that Jesus is an honourable prophet of God, born miraculously through his virgin mother Mary. He performed many miracles with the permission of God, such as healing the sick, curing the blind and speaking as a newborn defending his mother from accusations. We love Jesus but we do not worship him, consider him to be God or His son as God does not have children.
In regards to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), Muslims believe that he was sent to all of mankind, and was God's last Prophet and Messenger to humanity. The Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad, and he lived a life embodying the teachings of the Quran. We love the Prophet (peace be upon him) and try to follow his example and teachings.
Islam is based on 5 pillars
To convert to Islam, you simply have to say the following words with understanding its meaning in Arabic:
Are you ready?
I testify that THERE IS NO GOD EXCEPT ALLAH and that MUHAMMAD IS THE MESSENGER OF ALLAH
Now say the Arabic:
I testify that
Click to hear it here this http://www.islamreligion.com/testimony.mp3
And by Allah's Mercy you are now a Muslim and out sister in faith, with your sins forgiven. Congratulations and welcome to Islam.