Tag: religion

‘Seek The Means To Him And Strive In His Cause…’ – Quran 5:35

Background Madinan verse. Analysing Verse “O you who have believed, fear Allah and seek the means [of nearness] to Him and strive in His cause that you may succeed.” – Quran 5:35 In Islamic scripture, Muslims are commanded to perform five acts of worship. (1) Testifying that there is no god but God. (2) Praying… Read More ›

‘Most Intense In Animosity Toward The Believers [To Be] Jews And Polytheists…” – Quran 5:82

Background Madinah verse. Analysing Verse “You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those who say, “We are Christians.” That is because among them… Read More ›

Expedition Of Ka’b ibn ‘Umair Al-Ghifari

Islamic sources state that the Companions were sent out to do missionary work i.e., preaching the message of Islam, inviting people to Islam. When the Companions reached a place called Dhat Atla (Atlah), they encountered a lot of people, the Muslims started preaching and inviting people to Islam, instead of peacefully responding by declining the… Read More ›

The Expedition Of Shuja Ibn Wahb Al-Asadi

It is claimed by some that the expedition of Shuja ibn Wahb al-Asadi took place as a result that the Muslims wanted to steal stuff from the Banu Amir tribe. However, this not true. It is reported in our Islamic sources that one of the reasons Companions of the Prophet (p) were despatched, was a… Read More ›

Expedition Of Ibn Abi Al-Awja Al-Sulami

A group of Muslims were sent to Banu Sulaim, led by Ibn Abi Awja Al-Sulami. Their objective was missionary work,  preaching. Preaching the message of Islam to this tribe, inviting them to Islam. This tribe didn’t like hearing the preaching of Islam, they started attacking the Muslims. As a result of attacks, being pelted with… Read More ›

Expedition Of Khalid Ibn Al-Walid To Banu Jadhimah

Prophet Muhammed (p) sent Khalid ibn Walid with few hundred companions to invite people to Islam. They were instructed to invite, preach to the tribe of Banu Jadhimah. While being there preaching Islam, some locals started shouting and saying as the reports state that “we have left our religion! We have left our religion!” Upon… Read More ›

The Relationship Of The Muslim With Non-Muslims

Scholar, Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi When we contemplate summarizing the Islamic teachings concerning dealings with non-Muslims in relation to the halal and the haram, we find that the following two verses of the Qur’an are sufficient, for they provide comprehensive guidelines in this matter. Allah (Glory be to Him) says: “Allah does not forbid you, with… Read More ›

The Qur’an Defends The Sunnah Of Prophet Muhammed (p)

Nouman Ali Khan: One problem I see more and more is the idea that the Sunnah is questionable and it was not protected and preserved as well as the Quran. When I became a student of the Quran over 15 years ago, one of the first lessons I could not escape is that the most… Read More ›

Are Muslim And Non-Muslims Brothers In Humanity?

Prophetic sayings: “The Messenger of God said: ‘None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother … what he loves for himself.” (Sunan Ibn Majah Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 66) And “None amongst you believes (truly) until he loves for his brother … that which he loves for himself.” (Sahih Muslim Book 1, Hadith… Read More ›

People In America Are Clueless About Muslims Beliefs About Jesus

What do Muslims believe about Jesus? Is he mentioned in the Quran at all? Do Muslims believe in Jesus, or even like him at all? Media analyst Mark Dice hit the streets in San Diego, California to ask random Americans what they think. Their answers, and the truth about the Islamic view of Jesus may… Read More ›