From the greatest of calamities to befall a man is that he knows of a shortcoming in himself…
If someone made the intention to commit a sin, but did not do it, would it be recorded against him or not?
Peace be upon you; [and] to proceed: Certainly, when the servant [of Allaah] commits a sin, he causes Allaah to detest him, and when he causes Allaah to detest him, He causes him to be detested by His servants.
[Sometime ago] I stole about five car covers, and after I had repented [from doing so], I felt remorse about what I had done. I felt this remorse was of no benefit to me, so I began to wish for my hands to be cut-off! [So] before I do this, guide me [to that which is correct regarding my situation], and may Allaah reward you?
A man made the intention to commit a sin, and at the same time made the intention that he would repent to Allaah after committing this sin; so will his repentance be accepted or not?
[Please] talk to us about at-towbah (repentance), and what its conditions are; and what is the [true] meaning of at-towbah an-nasooh?
Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 315 Question: What is the ruling regarding the one who repents from a sin, then he returns to it again, so he repents again, then he returns to it [yet] again and so on. What is the ruling regarding his repentance? Response: These repentances are all correct, […]