Apr 212017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 167-182. These verses recount that Allah has promised to help His Messengers and His devotees.

Tafseer for this selection talks about those who complain that the message of Allah had not been sent to their ancestors.

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Apr 202017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 139-166. These verses tell the story of Prophet Jonah and the whale and address the unbelievers’ false claims that the Angels are the daughters of Allah and Jinns are blood relations to Allah.

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Feb 212017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 114-138. These verses talk of the favors bestowed upon Prophets Moses, Aaron, Elias and Lot.

Tafseer for this selection further explains the story of Prophet Elias.

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Feb 202017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 75-98. These verses tell the story of how Prophet Noah prayed to God and saw his prayers answered. Next we begin a story about Prophet Abraham, the “Friend of Allah”.

Tafseer for this selection concerns the response of the unbelievers to Prophet Abraham’s argument in favor of God.

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Nov 082016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary:

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 40-74. These verses discuss one of the scenes of heaven and an example of a conversion from a resident of heaven, and then concludes with a scene from hell where the wrongdoers languish.

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Nov 072016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 22-39. These verses recount a scene from the Day of Judgment and a ‘treat’ for the wrongdoers. There is a dialogue between the followers and the leaders who misled them.

Tafseer for this selection is a clarification of the first verse, which names the spouses of the wrongdoers as also subject to punishment.

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Sep 122016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Today is Eid ul-Adha, which commemorates the time when Prophet Abraham nearly sacrificed one of his sons to God to prove his devotion. As such, today’s selection – Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 99-113 – tells the Muslim version of the story.

Tafseer for this selection compares the Muslim version of this story with the Jewish-Christian version.

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Aug 112016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 37, As-Sãffãt or Those Ranged in Ranks, verses 1-21. Verses 1-11 deal with the oneness of God as well as the proposition that Satan (shaitan) will not prevail and cannot even hear the chorus of Angels. Verses 12-21 deal with the disbelief of the unbelievers at the prospect of being brought back to life on the Day of Judgment.  Continue reading »