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The Flame

Brother Mustaq looks at Chapter 111 of the Holy Quran (Al-Lahab), also know as ‘the Flame’ in English. It narrates a story of a family whose hatred for the message of Islam and the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was so intense that it was considered to be as though they were consumed by Flames. It also contains a prophecy about [...]

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The Man with Two Gardens

The trial of wealth is very real, with many examples of how wealth can lead to pride and arrogance evident in our societies today. It is detailed in Chapter 18 of the Holy Quran, and in this khutba, we look at how the parable in these verses relates to us today, and what we can learn from it.

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A book of moderation

Podcast [powerpress]http://www.virtualmosque.co.uk/podcast/10082012youtube.mp3[/powerpress] Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad compares the Holy Quran with other holy scriptures and shows that whereas the Torah and the New Testament each teach extremes the Holy Quran teaches moderation.

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The Quran and the NYPD

When Afghan workers at the Bagram Air Base saw our troops put copies of the Holy Quran and other Islamic religious works into a pile of burning trash in a dumpster, they didn’t hesitate. They yelled for them to stop. They ran and “reached into the fire,” according to a Times report, and pulled the burning books out. When General John [...]

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Remember Allah

Islam requires both faith and action. Therefore, people are required to say their ritual prayers as a matter of faith. So, when standing in prayers they remember Allah but this verse tells Muslims to remember him after they finish praying. How then can we remember Allah after we have finished praying? That is by putting into practice what [...]

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Importance of time keeping

The Holy Quran tells Muslims that times of the five daily prayers are fixed and that Muslim must pray at the fixed time. The guidance in the Holy Quran is meant to allow us to practice what it teaches. Praying at the correct time is meant to develop in us respect for time because once lost, it does not return. Yet, though we pray at the correct [...]

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