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Why ALLAH did not write good for me to be good in this world?


One of my friend ask me when we do good deeds, we say its because  of ALLAH . But when we do bad deeds who is responsible? .. like he wants to say is every thing is written already then why ALLAH didn’t write good deeds for every person ? And if bad deeds written for a person then why are we responsible ?

Please guide


Salamun Alaykum

Thank you for your query.

There is a discussion called “Predestination and free-will”. I will recommend you to read about it in detail on:

We believe that Allah(swt) has given the free will to all of us and it is we who can decide what we want to do.

The Holy Qur’an states this issue directly and proves the free will of human beings and there are hundreds of verses which talk about free will.

  • All of the verses which relate to commanding virtue and preventing vice are all proof of the free will of human beings because if a person was destined to do so, commanding them to do so would make no sense.
  • All of the verses which speak of blame and reproach against the evil doers and praise for the good doers are proof of free will because if one was destined to do whatever one did, blame or praise would make no sense.
  • All of the verses which speak about the questioning on the Day of Judgement and the Judgement in that Court and then the rewards and punishments and heaven and hell are proof of free will because if one was to assume that everything was predestined then questioning, judging, rewards and punishments would all be oppressive.

To learn more in depth regarding the fate and destiny please read:

Literal Meanings of `Qadha’ and `Qadar’:

Freedom and Liberty:

So we understand that Allah(swt) has given us the free will to act freely. and it is our choice to perform good or bad. The good and bad has already been told in the Holy Qur’an and ahadith. If we do bad we are responsible for it and would be punished. Allah(swt) always wants good for us.


Syed Haider