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Prayer can surmount all calamities

At this very moment members of our jamaat in some parts of the world are under threat and under attack. We look at some instances from the life of the Promised Messiah (as) where an individual was at death’s door but when the Promised Messiah prayed to Allah for his recovery the person recovered. This shows that when faced with great [...]

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Friends of Allah

In this khutba Hazrat Ameer shows from chapter 2 verse 257 of the Holy Quran that Allah is closer to us than our life vein. If we recognise this and become His friends He brings His friends out of darkness into light. For those who choose the evil ones as their friends they will be taken away from the light and lead into darkness. If you cannot [...]

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Why has Allah banned gambling

Games of chance and intoxicants are banned in Islam, but why? Verses 2:129 and 5:90 and 91 are quoted to show that the Holy Quran gives a balanced view of the reasons for forbidding intoxicants and games of chance – both have some good but their harm is greater than the good they do. In the UK while Weatherspoons, a company that operates [...]

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What does ‘believing in’ involve?

Is it enough just to say I am a Muslim? The Holy Quran explains in detail what ‘believing in’ involves and what change Allah requires us to make to our lives. We must stop doubting in Allah’s Power and in the truth of what we believe in. And we must expend all our resources, wealth and even our lives in taking His message [...]

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How to lead a good life

We read from Mulfoozat Volume 7, where the Promised Messiah continues to describe how one may meet a ‘good’ end to one’s life. One must keep the company of the righteous so that they inspire in his heart the fervor to do good, obey Allah and serve humanity.

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When will you serve Allah?

In this speech delivered at an annual gathering of the Ahmadiyya jamaat Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah, reminds members that a person’s age may be divided into three parts. First stage is of childhood when he is weak and has little knowledge of the world and the hereafter. He cannot therefore serve Allah in any meaningful [...]

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God & Allah are different

I would advise caution here. It is true Muslims worship one and merciful God. However, this sentence suggests that the two conceptions of God are equal. Yet in Christianity God is the Trinity in its essence, plurality united by love: He is a bit more than just clemency and mercy. We have two quite different conceptions of the Divine One. Muslims [...]

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