Sep 042017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 22, Al-Hajj or Pilgrimmage, verses 39-48. These verses grant permission to the believers to fight in self-defense and for the cause of Allah. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was not the only Prophet who wasn’t believed. All the others were as well. And finally, a day of Allah’s is equal to 1,000 years of human calculation.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

Sep 032017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 22, Al-Hajj or the Pilgrimmage, verses 26-38. These verses talk of how Prophet Ibrâhim (or Abraham) built the Kabah and called all to come for pilgrimmage. The verses also speak of the good of sacrificing animals in Allah’s name and how only your piety, not the blood of the animals, reaches God.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

Aug 182017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary:

Today’s selection is from Surah 43, Az-Zukhruf or the Golden Adornments, verses 16-35. These verses tell of how some of the Arab unbelievers regarded the Angels to be female divinities being the daughters of God. Next we are told the story of how Prophet Abraham recognized the Oneness of God and rejected polytheism.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

Jul 292017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s 17 Verses episode is from Surah 19, Maryam or Mary, verses 41-65. These verses recount the stories of Prophets Abraham, Moses, Ishmael and Idrees and then discusses how all the Prophets of God were divinely chosen and guided by Allah.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review. Continue reading »

Jun 202017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 9, At-Tauba or Repentance, verses 111-118. These verses assert that God has purchased the persons and wealth of the Believers and in return has promised them paradise. It is not proper to ask for forgiveness from the mushrikeen for Allah forgives those may lag behind but are sincere in their faith.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

May 242017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 6, Al-An‘âm or the Cattle, verses 151-165. These verses assert that in Islam, forbidden things are based on fundamental moral principles, detailed in the Qur’an so that there may be no excuse about the true Word of God. Those who divide religion into sects are not Muslims. Lastly, we declare that all prayers, devotion, life and death are for Allah.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

May 202017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 2, Al-Baqarah or the Cow, verses 249-260. These verses continue the story of King Saul of the Israelites and how his people failed a test of their belief. Next the episode where David killed Goliath. Next we learn about the ranks of the Messengers of God, spending in charity, the famous Ayat al Kursi or the Verse of the Throne, that there is no compulsion in religion and lastly, a story of the confrontation of Prophet Abraham and King Nimrod, and a story about Prophet Ezra.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

May 112017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 4, An-Nisâ or the Women, Verses 163-176. These verses assert that the Qur’an carries the same message as was sent to Prophets Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. Humans should believe in this revelation if they want to attain felicity but there is no Trinity in Islam as there is in modern Christianity. In Islam, Jesus was a Prophet and worshiper of God. Lastly, there is a legal decision relating to the inheritance of childless persons.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

Apr 192017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 16, An-Nahl or the Bees, verses 111-128. These verses talk of the Day of Judgment, that only Allah can declare what is lawful (halal) and unlawful (haram), that Prophet Abraham was a worthy model and lastly, the admonition to call others towards the Way of Allah.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »

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.

If you enjoy the podcast, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! Tell your friends and family, subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher and write us a review.

Continue reading »