Reward For Childless Parents

I hope you are doing very well. I have been browsing the internet for information on this matter but, unfortunately, couldn't find any satisfying answer to my question. I have been married for many years now, but, unfortunately we don’t have any kids. We have always heard ayahs and hadith regarding good parenting and rewards for it - including grant of a place in heaven. My question and concern is that if a couple stays childless due to Allah's will, is there any compensation for that hereafter?

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Rewarding Children

Do you think it is a good practice to reward a child, for instance, for performing his obligatory prayers, because one fears that otherwise the child would neglect his prayers?

To my mind, at some instances it may be quite acceptable to reward a child if one is reassured that the child wouldn't develop an incorrect attitude.

Should one completely refrain from this idea, how do you view this matter?

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Reward For Works Of Future Good

I have studied your writings about transfer of reward to the deceased but could not understand that nobody will carry the burden of another one. Everyone will get the reward of his efforts. What about the events which are mentioned in your answers? If someone plants a tree or digs a well or builds a block of some religious institution, all beneficial to the public, will he be rewarded?

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Transfer Of Reward To A Dead Person

I understand that reward cannot be transferred to the deceased because this is against the Qur’ān. However, those who believe in it say that the Prophet (sws) has the authority to change the Qur’ānic rules e.g. in the Qur’ān prayers are due at specific times but the Prophet (sws) changed the same rule for some prayers of Hajj. So reward can be transferred to a deceased since its justification is available in Hadīth as per the powers of the Prophet (sws). Please explain in detail.

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Will Belief In Allah Be Rewarded

I feel as if I am very close to Allah. When I have doubts in Allah I right away know its Satan. I get depressed alot for reasons I wish not to speak of. I talk to Allah and He helps me get through and I think about him alot, especially at night. My question is that will my level of beliefe in Allah be rewarded as well?

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Intentions Behind Actions

In islam if the intention is good an act will be rewarded. My question is if my intention is to please allah even though I do not have the intention to help the person is it still rewarded? For example a man asks for help but I do not like him yet I still help him only having the intention that Allah wants me to help him does it still count?

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Salvation And Belief In The Prophet Muhammad

According to verse sixty-two of sura al-Baqara can we say that anyone who believes in Allah and the Last Day and does good deeds shall be given his reward in hereafter and shall have no fear or grief irrespective of his or her religion? Can non-Muslims of today enjoy aforesaid reward while some religious scholars say that it is only privilege of Muslims?

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Untimely Deaths

My mother passed away in March 2010 in a road accident. I my father suffered a heart attack and departed me in May 2011. These incidents have left me a bitter victim of hopeless, disparity and disappointment. I find myself always praying to God to end my life as soon as possible. My question from you is: Isn’t it injustice from God to take the parents from children at a time when they have grown up? The parents have spent all their pleasures and income on their children for these days. Why do they depart when they should be reaping the benefit of their labor and love? Can I meet my parents in the next world?

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Lending, Riba And Infaq

Does Allah announce a reward in the Qur'an (or through Sunnah) for the people who lend their money to a businessperson who already has an established business and wants to expand further? I mean if I lend money to the poor without any riba or profit over it then understandably there are some heavenly gains for me. But interest-free lending to someone who wants to expand his wealth, which of course is not wrong as per Islamic law, so for this sort of situation what heavenly reward is there for me? Does Qur'an make it a subject anywhere? Or did the Prophet (sws) elaborate it any further?

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Doing Good For Reward

I wanted to know why couldn’t we build our moralities based on moral values and not in the greed of gaining paradise or fear of Hell?

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Offering The Salah Seeking Worldly Gains

Let us suppose someone is worshipping Allah but his intention when praying is not that may Allah save him from the hellfire and enter him into the paradise. His intention is that if I worship Allah he will be with me and help me in all the problems of my life. Then will he get the reward of his deeds on the Day of Judgment. Or what if someone prays to Allah to get closer to him?

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Ignoring The Rights Of The Fellow Humans

I live in an apartment in which every flat contributes a fix amount that enable the building union to pay salaries of six watchmen, a sweeper, a plumber, an electrician, a lift mechanic and office in charge. Union also pay expenses of maintaining lifts for residents, providing twenty-four hours water supply, electricity arrangements in the corridors, daily cleaning and all other matters. There are some residents who do not pay this contribution while a large number pay it assuming their responsibility. Members of the union do all this without taking any benefits or any money from the contribution they do just to please Allah Rab-ul-Izzat and well being of their neighbours. Are the people who are not paying comes under violation of Huquq-ul-Ibad in which one is not paying but enjoying all the benefits at the cost of other residents? If no, what is the Islamic preaching in this special scenario for the ones paying and those not paying?

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