Apr 052017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 43, Az-Zukhruf or the Golden Adornments, verses 79-89. These verses are a refutation of the Christian belief that God has a son. If God did have a son, Prophet Muhammad would be the first to worship him.

Tafseer for this selection deals with the translation of verse 86.

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Apr 022017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 21, Al-Anbiyã’ or the Prophets, verses 76-93. These verses discuss the blessings and favors bestowed upon the Prophets Noah, David, Solomon, Job, Ishmael, Jonah and others by God.

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Mar 152017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is Surah 61, As-Saff or the Battle Array, which is 14 verses in total. It enjoins believers to keep their word or practise what they preach. It recounts Prophet Jesus’ foretelling of a Prophet of God after him; that Prophet of course was Muhammad (pbuh). Lastly, it describes faith as a sort of bargain given the rewards which it produces.

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Feb 042017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 3, Âli-‘Imrân or the Family of Imrân, verses 72-91. These verses assert that among Jews & Christians, there are hypocrites, bad people and good people. It assert that some of them cheat in quoting their holy books and that Prophet Jesus never instructed them to worship him. It discusses the covenant of God with the other Prophets concerning the appearance of the Last Prophet (Muhammad), peace be upon him, and ties them all together. Those who disbelieve in Allah will be cursed by Allah, the Angels and all mankind.

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Jan 122017
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection is from Surah 43, Az-Zukhruf or the Golden Adornments, verses 57-67. These verses talk of Prophet Isa or Jesus and how he was only a mortal man and serves as a harbinger of the End Times.

Tafseer for this selection concerns the view of Jesus as a God or Son of God in early Christianity and in Arabia and his role in the End Times.

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Dec 282016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary:

Today’s selection is from Surah 2, Al-Baqarah or the Cow, verses 122-141. These verses discuss Prophet Abraham’s appointment as Leader of Mankind, the importance of the Ka’bah, and his and Prophet Isma’il’s prayer for a Prophet from Mecca. It discusses Prophet Abraham’s and Prophet Jacob’s advice to their sons, respectively, how one should believe in all the Prophets without discriminating among them and how Prophet Abraham and his sons were neither Jews nor Christians.

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Nov 262016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary:

Today’s selection is from Surah 6, Al-An‘âm or the Cattle, verses 71-90. These verses establish that believers are commanded to submit to God’s will, to establish Prayer and to fear God. Prophet Abraham learned faith through studying nature. The mushrikïn’s arguments against Prophet Abraham and the existence of Allah are laid out. Lastly, the descendants of Prophet Abraham, including Moses, Jesus and Muhammad were not mushrikïn, or those who associate others with God.

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Nov 132016
 

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Summary:

Today’s selection is from Surah 5, Al-Mâ‘idah or the Repast, verses 67-77. This selection covers a number of topics – the Messenger’s mission is to deliver God’s message, the attitude of the Jews towards the Messengers, those who say Jesus is God are disbelievers, who was Jesus the son of Mary.

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Oct 102016
 

As-salaam wa-alaikum, brothers and sisters.

Summary

Today’s selection concludes Surah 2, Al-Baqarah or the Cow, verses 87-96. These verses tell of the advent of Prophet Jesus. It recounts how the Jews knowingly rejected the truth, their love for the calf outpacing their love for God, the nature of their beliefs and how their claim of exclusive right to inherit paradise has been put to the test.

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Oct 072016
 

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Summary

Today’s 17 Verses episode is from Surah 19, Maryam or Mary, verses 16-40. These verses recount the story of Mary and the immaculate birth of Isa or Jesus who became a Prophet of God.

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