Mar 252017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 83-110. These verses tell the story of King Zul-Qarnain then discuss the fates of the mushrikin and the believers of the Day of Judgment and end by reminding us the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is a human being like all of us.

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Mar 242017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 71-82. This selection concludes the story of Prophet Moses and a man named Khizr, whom the Prophet had sought out so as to learn some wisdom which God had imparted upon Khizr.

Tafseer for this selection elaborates on two additional points we are to take from this story.

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Mar 232017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 60-70. This selection begins the story of Prophet Moses travelling to find a man named Khizr, whom Allah had imparted with some knowledge. Khizr warned Prophet Moses that he would not be able to bear with him.

Tafseer for this selection explains how this part of the story is meant to illustrate 2 of 4 specific points.

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Jan 162017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 50-59. These verses concern the fate of those who follow Shaitãn and associate others with Allah even though God has given all kinds of examples in the Qur’an to help people understand the Message.

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Jan 152017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 32-49. These verses give a parable of a believer and a non-believer and a similitude of worldly life and its relationship to the life of the hereafter.

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Jul 152016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 18-31. These verses concludes the story of the Companions of the Cave, a group of men who took refuge in a cave to escape persecution for their beliefs. The point of the story is to resolve the disputed issue of life after death but instead people got caught up in debating numbers and years but not the main point of the story. The next section talks about how no one is authorized to change the Word of God and lastly, how the Qur’an invites us to make a choice – believe or disbelieve.

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Jul 142016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 18, Al-Kahf or the Cave, verses 1-17. The first few verses contain an admonition against those who say that Allah has begotten any progeny, specifically a son. Then we begin to the story of the Companions of the Cave, a group of young men who were forced to take refuge in a cave to escape persecution for their beliefs in God.

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