Faith First is based on a simple premise: Begin with faith, and the rest will follow. This comprehensive handbook emphasizes the centrality of awakening the heart from slumber and strengthening faith as the primary stepping stone in our journey to God.Dr. Magdy al-Hilali skillfully weaves verses of the Quran, hadiths, and quotes from classical works and contemporary scholars into an indispensable guide on faith and self-development. Readers will find this volume, translated and adapted by MAS Publishing, easy to navigate, relevant, and brimming with stories and practical tips.Part I explores foundational concepts in the relationship between heart and faith. Part II outlines eleven methods for growing faith in ourselves and the hearts of others, including fear, prayer, charity, loving the mosques, and good company. The crowning highlight of the book is a chapter on the Quran which introduces readers to the art of Quranic reflection and the ideal relationship between servants and the book of God.