Islamic Months · Journey through the Qur'an · Juz Summaries · Ramadan

Journey through the Qur’an – Juz 1 [Guidance]

Some of us have high aspirations but we are unable to accomplish what desire. How can we overcome this? Start with the Du'a. Be sincere in your intention and ask Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to ease your task. We are surrounded by distractions. We turn on our computer to take an online class and get distracted by… Continue reading Journey through the Qur’an – Juz 1 [Guidance]

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Ramadan Like Never Before – A Welcome Ramadan Talk

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Every year, Al-Huda International delivers a "welcome Ramadan" talk. Alhumdulillah, I was blessed with an opportunity through the generosity of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to attend their talk this year as well. This is an attempt to share some of the things that were discussed in the talk. All… Continue reading Ramadan Like Never Before – A Welcome Ramadan Talk

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Altering the Words of the Scripture

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 78 In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about a group that alters the words of the Scripture. They say things that were not revealed by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. They distort the words with their tongues, change them… Continue reading Altering the Words of the Scripture

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Support Each Other in Righteousness

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 75-77 In these ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about the deceitful people among the Jews. He also warns the faithful against being deceived by them. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says that some can be trusted with a big amount… Continue reading Support Each Other in Righteousness

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

They Wish that They Could Mislead You

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 69-74 In the previous ayaat, we studied some dialogues between people of different beliefs. First, a Christian delegation from Najran (Yemen) visited the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam to argue about Prophet ‘Eesa [Jesus] ‘alayhi salaam and then the Jews… Continue reading They Wish that They Could Mislead You

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Abraham was Neither a Jew Nor a Christian

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 65-68 We have learned in the previous ayaat the background of the revelation of these ayaat. It is important that we keep the context in mind when studying the Qur’an, in sha Allah. A Christian delegation from Najran had come… Continue reading Abraham was Neither a Jew Nor a Christian

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

When Discussing Deen with Other People, Talk About Similarities Not the Differences

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 64 In his tafseer, Ma’arif ul Qur’an, Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani (ra) terms this ayah as, “An Important Principle of Tabligh and Da’wah.” The principle states that when calling people to Islam, especially those who follow a different religion or… Continue reading When Discussing Deen with Other People, Talk About Similarities Not the Differences

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Challenge to the Mubahalah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 61-63 Next, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala narrates a dialogue between Prophet Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and a delegation from Najran (Yemen). A Little Background The reason for the revelation of these ayaat in Surah Aal-Imran from the beginning until… Continue reading The Challenge to the Mubahalah