https://youtu.be/-PpI2L_2Sq4 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 … Continue reading Spiritual Advancement by Doing Good Deeds
https://youtu.be/4mjGhpZYZAQ 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.
https://youtu.be/waC22IQXfuU 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.
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 … Continue reading Judge Reads Complete Quran Before Giving Judgement
https://youtu.be/kncq3iIZ5Dk In the Holy Quran the word ummi is used for the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s). Does this mean that he did not know how to read or write? In this and the next two khutbas we consider the use of this word for the Holy Prophet (s).
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, it is the word that … Continue reading Does The Holy Quran Advocate Violence
https://youtu.be/zEnWw_lH4tQ A lot of people are arguing on television and in print media that the Holy Quran is just filled with violence and misogyny. American conservative Christians talk about the peaceful message of the Bible and seem to forget or are oblivious to what is actually contained in the Bible. A Youtube channel run by … Continue reading Pranksters Read Bible Passages to People, Telling Them It Was the Qur’an
In this khutba we will be looking at Chapter 86 of The Holy Quran, verses one to three. Allah seeks of a person who comes by night. Who is this person and what is the point of his coming? These are are the questions we try and answer by looking at these verses.
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 … Continue reading Who does Allah bestow His favours upon?
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 … Continue reading From Call to Prayer to Prayer
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 … Continue reading Desires