Advice to the Muslim living in an irreligious society

Question: What advice can you give me when I am living in this age teeming with heresies, atheism, corruption and forsaking of prayers? May Allaah reward you with the best reward.

Answer: We advise you to fear Allaah as He should be feared and we give you the same piece of advice that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) gave to Huthayfah ibn Al-Yammaan. It was authentically reported that Huthayfah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said… read more here.

The duty of a Muslim in Jaahilee (irreligious) societies

Question: What is the duty of a faithful Muslim who lives in a Jaahilee (irreligious) society where no religious scholars or Islaamic movements exist? He cannot compare between the existing religious groups to know which is adhering to the Qur’aan and the Sunnah and which is not. So what is the role of a Muslim feeling such helplessness while living in a wolfish world?

Answer: A Muslim should learn from religious matters what enable him to have sure knowledge of the religion of Islaam and invite others as well to goodness, as far as ability allows. It is not obligatory on a Muslim to seek what is beyond his capability of knowledge, based on the general evidences indicative of the easiness of Sharee‘ah (Islaamic law), including Allaah’s Saying (which means)… read more here.