[Part 2] O Changer of the Hearts, Make My Heart Firm Upon Your Religion – By Ḥassan Ṣomālī (حفظه الله) – SalafiPublications Summer Conference 1445 | 2023

Ḥassan Ṣomālī

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[12/08/2023] [Part 2] O Changer of the Hearts, Make My Heart Firm Upon Your Religion – By Ḥassan Ṣomālī (حفظه الله) – SalafiPublications Summer Conference 1445 | 2023. Masjid Salafi, Small Heath, Birmingham, UK.

Listen to part one of this two-part series HERE

Some points covered by Ḥassan Ṣomālī حفظه الله:

  • Explanation of the du’ā «يَا مُقَلِّبَ الْقُلُوبِ ثَبِّتْ قَلْبِى عَلَى دِينِكَ» O Changer of the hearts! Make my heart firm upon Your religion.
  • «مُقَلِّبَ الْقُلُوبِ» O Changer of the hearts!
  • The oath the Prophet ﷺ would say most often.
  • Proof from the Qur’ān that Allāh changes the hearts.
  • How correct belief influences the actions of the servant.
  • The reason the heart is called al-Qalb.
  • Two examples of how the Prophet described the heart.
  • Ibn al-Qayyim (رحمه الله) on the three types of hearts. 
  • «ثَبِّتْ قَلْبِى» Make my heart firm
  • A gift Allāh gave to the Prophet ﷺ.
  • The meaning of at-Tathbīt and thabāt. 
  • How easily some people today are shaken.
  • True manhood.
  • The problem with being nurtured by podcasts and taking knowledge from social media personalities. 
  • The ghulū of comparing Andrew Tate’s acceptance of Islām to ‘Umar b. al-Khaṭṭāb (رضى الله عنه).
  • Proof of the Prophet ﷺ advising the Companions publicly. 
  • Ibn al-Qayyim (رحمه الله) on the two categories all of the creation fall into.
  • Proof that tathbīt comes from Allāh.
  • Reasons for Allāh to grant firmness:
  • 1. Tawḥīd.
  • 2. Studying the Qur’ān.
  • 3. Du’ā.
  • The meaning of the verse, “Allāh will keep firm those who believe, with the word that stands firm in this world and in the Hereafter.” [Sūrah Ibrāhīm 14:27]
  • The firmness of Abū Bakr (رضى الله عنه). 
  • Firmness at the point of death, in the grave and in the hereafter. 
  • «عَلَى دِينِكَ» upon Your religion.
  • The obligation of submitting to Allāh and not following desires and opinions.


  1. When should you advise in private and when should you advise in public? 
  2. What is manliness in Islām?
  3. Why do Ibn al-Qayyim and Ibn Taymiyyah get quoted so often?
  4. Which explanation of Hā’iyah will be used by Shaykh Khālid adh-Dhafīrī (حفظه الله) when he comes?
  5. What is your advice on how to begin in the path to seeking knowledge for a person who has passed thirty years of age?
  6. I fear hypocrisy for myself. How do I remove this feeling?


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