Could a person who drinks alcohol perform prayers?
Submitted by on Sat, 02/05/2015 - 17:45
Dear Brother / Sister,
Allah made performing prayers fard (obligatory) and rendered drinking alcohol haram. While not performing prayers is haram, drinking alcohol is also haram.
Thus, a person who does not perform prayers but drinks alcohol is considered to have committed two kinds of sins. However, if the person who drinks alcohol performs his/her prayers, he is considered to have reduced his/her sin to one and saves himself/herself from the sin of not performing prayers.
In fact, what befits a Muslim is to perform his/her prayers and give up alcohol, which is rendered haram by Allah.
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