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Excelling in this life for the next Based on the Prophetic Method Developed by Imam Abdessalam Yassine

Specifically, this paper shows how to apply the ten attributes [al-Khiṣāl al-’Ashr] (Yassine, 1981) of the Prophetic Method to such pursuit of excellence. It reformulates these ten attributes as follows:...
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God’s Perfect Work and Plan [1/13]

If you have faith in God, then embark on a journey of excellence pursuit in harmony with His Plan. It is the only plan that is absolutely perfect. Your journey for achieving excellence will have the best possible results, guaranteed in this life and the next.
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Why to Excel in this life for the next? [2/13]

Simply put, you should excel because God loves those who excel! If God loves you, then you are among the best of the best in His sight. Is there any better or bigger success than that? Another reason to excel is that it is one of the aspects of iḥsān that God enjoins.
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Accompany Men of God in order to Guide you and Support you [3/13]

Be blessed by their company and learn from their expertise. They are rightly guided and well supported by God. So, they will ensure that your journey produces the optimal expected results ...
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Remember God in Order to Empower you for the Journey [4/13]

The remembrance of God is meant to keep you constantly in rapport with your Lord, in order to earn and enjoy His continuous support, help, blessing, and guidance, all of which are very much needed to empower you for your journey of excelling in this life for the next...
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Be Truly Committed to Excellence in Order to Achieve it [5/13]

Test yourself! You may test your commitment to excellence by answering this question: Are you willing to do what is necessary to change from wrong to right, bad to good, and good to great?
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Give your Best in Order to Get the Best [6/13]

To achieve the best, you will have to give your best, if needed and doable, including your life, time, money, possessions, knowledge, expertise, and efforts‎‎. The more you give for a noble cause the better you get from God, hence more success in this life for the next.
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Learn What and How to Excel in Order to Be on the Right Path [7/13]

Pure intention, sincere commitment, strong willpower, and constant prayers are all essential for excelling but not enough. One still needs to make the necessary effort to acquire the core knowledge, the knowledge of God, while mastering his/her field of interest, in order to illuminat
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Put Knowledge into Practice in Order to Become an Expert [8/13]

Knowledge is of no significant value if it is not put into action that produces results. It is results that matter the most! Learning and practicing concurrently and continually is the way to building and enhancing the necessary expertise to achieve, sustain, and advance excellence.
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Outshine in the Right Direction in Order to Join the Best of the Bests [9/13]

What makes people the best is that they successfully outperform their peers, personally, professionally, spiritually, and socially. Relative to their peers, they are closer to God, make more efforts...
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Persevere Patiently in Order to Overcome the Journey’s Obstacles [10/13]

Don’t give up! Remain steadfast and continue to learn from your missteps and build on your successes until you meet your Lord with the highest level of accomplishment and excellence. If you falter, fall or fail, stand up, improve, and go on. The lifetime journey for excelling in this
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Be Balanced and Purposeful in Order to Best Serve God’s Creation [11/13]

Do not let the beauty and enjoyment of excellence enslave you to the temptations of this world and draw you away from God. Instead, let your lifetime journey for excelling have the purpose of drawing you towards God and preparing you for your afterlife. God, will then make you among H
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