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35 Dr Bilal Philips Islamic Quotes

35 Dr Bilal Philips Islamic Quotes

Dr Bilal Philips  Quotes

Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is a well known Jamaican – Canadian Islamic scholar who reverted over to Islam in 1972. He finished a BA from the Islamic University of Medina, a M.A. from King Saud University in Riyadh, and a PhD in Islamic Theology from the University of Wales, UK (1994). 

Dr. Bilal Philips has composed, interpreted and commented on more than 50 distributed books on different Islamic topics and exhibited Islamic projects on Riyadh Channel 2TV, Sharjah TV, Peace TV, Huda TV, Islam Channel UK and many others.

Yet, maybe his most prominent accomplishment, and the one for which he was recorded in the Jordanian distribution, among “The 500 Most Influential Muslims”, is his noteworthy establishment of the Islamic Online University. It has over 250,000 students registered from over 200 countries around the world SubhanAllah!

Check out the Online Islamic University website for more details

We have taken some of the most beautiful quotes and sayings of Dr. Bilal Philip in regards to deen and imaan and hope will benefit everyone:

1. “Salah is the first thing you will be questioned about, so do not make it the last thing on your mind.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

2. It’s never luck or fate. It’s Allah’s perfect plan! – Dr. Bilal Philips

3. When you wake up from a deep sleep with no other reason but to worship your Lord, you know that you have found the purpose of life. – Dr. Bilal Philips

4. Don’t Panic and lose hope even if there is a mountain in your path. Talk to the ONE who created the mountains. – Dr. Bilal Philips

5. Always remember there is no situation that you are experiencing alone. Allah is always with you! – Dr. Bilal Philips

6. The Dunya has been designed to break your heart. If you are looking to be happy here, you are in the wrong place. – Dr. Bilal Philips

7. Allah never empties your hands except to place a better thing in them. Trust his decision. – Dr. Bilal Philips

8. Don’t worry about other people’s opinions of you. Allah never to you to ‘impress’ people, only to ‘love and care’ for them – Dr. Bilal Philips

9. What are the pages of your book filled with? If it’s not good deeds, it’s time to write another story. – Dr. Bilal Philips

10. Make it your aim to help someone or to say something kind to at least one person daily. Allah will love you for it. – Dr. Bilal Philips

11. The best cure for worry is to surrender it all to Allah. – Dr. Bilal Philips

12. You may fall in love with the beauty of someone, but remember that finally you have to live with the character, not the beauty – Dr. Bilal Philips

13. Saying ‘Only Allah can judge me’ may make you feel better, but it isn’t an excuse to sin. – Dr. Bilal Philips

14. Just because something is not happening the way you want, it doesn’t mean Allah is not listening to you. There’s wisdom behind everything. – Dr. Bilal Philips

15. Living for Allah means focusing less on who you are, and focusing more on who Allah wants you to be. – Dr. Bilal Philips

16. Always count your blessings, no matter how small they may seem, and be grateful. – Dr. Bilal Philips

17. Power or material wealth are not signs of being blessed. Receiving the benefits of Allah’s grace is being blessed. – Dr. Bilal Philips

18. Allah has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles, and a reward for your faithfulness. Don’t give up. – Dr. Bilal Philips

19. Forgiveness is Allah’s provision for sin. Not his permission to sin. – Dr. Bilal Philips

20. Allah’s delay is not His denial. Sometimes bad things happen that are simply out of our control. But it may be a blessing in disguise, if you are able to change how you look at it. Remember – in every inadvertent delay there is good. – Dr. Bilal Philips

21. If we regularly pause and reflect on what is good in our lives, gratitude will constantly increase while discontentment will surely decrease. – Dr. Bilal Philips

22. If we regularly pause and reflect on what is good in our lives, gratitude will constantly increase while discontentment will surely decrease. – Dr. Bilal Philips

23. Sometimes we ask Allah for strength and it seems like He gives us more difficulties. But it is those difficulties that actually make us strong, and Allah knows best.  – Dr. Bilal Philips

24. When your situation becomes worrying, pray about it. Once you’ve prayed, don’t worry about it any longer as it is now in Allah’s hands. – Dr. Bilal Philips

25. Wherever you find yourself, remember you are an ambassador of Islam. – Dr. Bilal Philips

26. Peer pressure can make us feel inadequate. Don’t focus on false ideals of beauty and success. Allaah created you exactly the way you are supposed to be – beautifully and wonderfully made! – Dr. Bilal Philips

27. Hope for good in the next life based on righteous deeds is in accordance with God’s promise, while hope based on the accumulated possessions of this world are baseless. – Dr. Bilal Philips

28. Good deeds which do not last are those done for show or other ulterior motives. Their good is only gained in this world and does not extend to the next life, as good deeds done for the pleasure of God do – Dr. Bilal Philips

29. If our DARKEST DAYS are the ones that draw us CLOSEST TO ALLAH and our most PROFOUND experiences of WORSHIP, when we feel there are NO OPTIONS LEFT, let us change that by making HIM our PRIORITY in both GOOD TIMES and bad.  – Dr. Bilal Philips

30. Islam teaches that women are to be honored and cherished, not abused. – Dr. Bilal Philips

31. If you’re too busy to pray five times a day, you’re busier than Allah wants you to be, and too busy for your own good! – Dr. Bilal Philips

32. If you find it hard to appreciate what Allah has blessed you with, spend a day with someone who doesn’t have the things you have. – Dr. Bilal Philips

33. If we truly practice modesty in our youth, it becomes a difficult habit to discard even in old age – Dr. Bilal Philips

34.Remember the angels are always watching and writing whatever our deeds are both when we’re in public and when we’re alone. Nothing is hidden from Allah. – Dr. Bilal Philips

35. Rather than do what we did last year and not have any tangible change in our lives, we must change the approach. – Dr. Bilal Philips