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24:35 Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth. A likeness of His light is as a pillar on which is a lamp — the lamp is in a glass, the glass is as it were a brightly shining star — lit from a blessed olive-tree, neither eastern nor western, the oil whereof gives light, though fire touch it not — light upon light. Allah guides to His light whom He pleases. And Allah sets forth parables for men, and Allah is Knower of all things

In this Khutba Brother Talha looks at Verse 35 from Chapter 24 of The Holy Quran and in this short verse of the holy Qur’an, Allah has mentioned the important role of divine revelation working for the moral and spiritual advancement of human beings. Allah by taking oath of fig, olive, Mount Sinai and Makkah has provided undeniable historical evidence to vindicate its truth.

Spiritual Advancement by Doing Good Deeds

24:35 Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth. A likeness of His light is as a pillar on which is a lamp — the lamp is in a glass, the glass is as it were a brightly shining star — lit from a blessed olive-tree, neither eastern nor western, the oil whereof gives light, though fire touch it not — light upon light. Allah guides [...]

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While all other scriptures were revealed for a particular people, Muslims say that the Holy Quran was revealed for the whole of mankind. We look at an extract from Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad which explains this.

Who Was The Holy Quran Revealed For?

While all other scriptures were revealed for a particular people, Muslims say that the Holy Quran was revealed for the whole of mankind. We look at an extract from Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad which explains this.

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We continue with the discussion of the traditional belief that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) could not read or write. In part I, the traditional belief was explained. In part II, objections to the traditional belief were discussed and in the last part we look at the alternative interpretations.

Was the Holy Prophet (s) unlettered? Part Three

We continue with the discussion of the traditional belief that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) could not read or write. In part I, the traditional belief was explained. In part II, objections to the traditional belief were discussed and in the last part we look at the alternative interpretations.

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Judge Reads Complete Quran Before Giving Judgement

In order properly to analyse these speeches, it is necessary, to have a basic understanding of Islam, its terminology and its tropes. It is also important to have an understanding of the historical context of the Qur’an (the Revelation) and the Sunna (the practice of the Prophet Muhammad) and the contemporaneous circumstances in which the [...]

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Does The Holy Quran Advocate Violence

Rob Wallace and Lauren Effron from abc news; While some fundamentalist Muslims may declare they follow Muhammad’s instructions to “fight the infidels,” moderate scholars argue the infidels he was referring to have been dead for 1,300 years.   “‘Infidel’ in the Koran is not just a noun or an adjective, [...]

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Who does Allah bestow His favours upon?

This khutba carries on in general terms from the speech one of our younger members, Bushra Ahmad, made at the October Community meeting. She discussed the mention in the Holy Quran of an ant speaking to other ants and explained how ants communicate by exchanging chemicals. This khutba looks at the fact that the Holy Quran is a book of guidance [...]

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From Call to Prayer to Prayer

In Chapter 5 verse 6, the Holy Quran gives us instructions about how to perform the wudhu (physical cleaning) before prayer. In this khutba we look at what the message is of the Call to Prayer and the wudhu. The Call draws our attention to the fact that seeking Allah and His pleasure is better than anything else we may be engaged in. The wudhu [...]

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Desires

Surah Al-Ikhlas is the 112th Chapter of the Holy Quran. It is the second most important chapter of the Holy Quran after Surah Fatiha – the very first Surah. The Holy Prophet (s) is reported to have said that Surah Al-Iklhas by itself is equal to one third of the Holy Quran. In this Khutba we look at human desires in the light of Surah [...]

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