Reciting the kalimah after uttering a kufr or shirk word

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Q: If I uttered a kufr word or shirk word and said the shahadah but did not repeat the mistake again and never sought forgiveness from the sin and were to die upon that state what will happen to me on yawmul qiyamah?


A: As long as you are sincere in repeating the kalimah, Allah Ta`ala will forgive you.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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