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Matters concerning Rizq and spending in the way of Allah

Alhamdulillah, this is the Eighth post in the series Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu.

Today’s ayah is Ayah No. 254 which is also from Surah al Baqarah.

In this ayah, Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’aala not only motivates His Believers to “Spend of what We have provided for you” but also warns them of dire consequences if they refuse to act.

Infaaq fee Sabeelillah, that is “spending in the way of Allah” is an important concept in Islam. It is the proof of a Muslim’s goodness.  Continue reading

May 24, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Experience Grace. Or Face Humiliation!

Can there be any voyager sailing in two boats at one and the same time?

Imagine yourself keeping one leg in one boat and the other leg in another boat, and trying to sail. Think what will happen to you?

You will fall down, harm yourself, and consequently drown yourself!

Satan wants the true Muslims to do precisely this with regard to putting Islam into practice!  Continue reading

May 22, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Raising Righteous Generations….!

After ayah No. 178, the loving address Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu next comes in Ayah No. 183 of Surah al Baqarah.

This ayah is about the obligatory Fasting (sawm) in the month of Ramadhaan.

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May 20, 2013 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dear Believers…!

I am intending to start a daily post on يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا ‘Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanuu’, Inshaa’Allah

There are nearly 90 verses in the Qur’an which directly address the Believing Muslims and if we try to understand each verse daily and also put into practice Inshaa’Allah it will be a source of Ajr and Barakah, Inshaa’Allah.

As a prelude I thought it is important to discuss on the phrase itself.

What is the meaning of يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواContinue reading

May 13, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments