Tag: KAHF

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Divine Protection of the People of the Cave

In this part of the Trials Transformed series, we learn from the young group of believers who sought refuge in the cave.

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The Friday Sermon: A Forgotten Art

Hereafter focus, emotive language, anger, seriousness: these are lacking in many Friday sermons. Here is a Prophetic framework to fix that.

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Debating over the Sleepers of the Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 5 Verses 21-27 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5   وَكَذَٰلِكَ أَعْثَرْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ لِيَعْلَمُوا أَنَّ وَعْدَ اللَّـهِ حَقٌّ وَأَنَّ السَّاعَةَ لَا رَيْبَ فِيهَا إِذْ يَتَنَازَعُونَ بَيْنَهُمْ أَمْرَهُمْ ۖ فَقَالُوا ابْنُوا عَلَيْهِم بُنْيَانًا ۖ رَّبُّهُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِهِمْ ۚ قَالَ الَّذِينَ غَلَبُوا عَلَىٰ أَمْرِهِمْ لَنَتَّخِذَنَّ

The Cave of Refuge

Join Shaikh Abu Rumaysah journeying through the meanings of what we recite every Friday...

St George: more like a “radical Islamist” than an English nationalist!

In a delightful irony, if he were alive today the far right groups in the UK venerating him as a saint would reject him, call him a foreigner, and tell him to go back to his own country...

The Sleepers of the Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 3 Verses 9-15 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 أَمْ حَسِبْتَ أَنَّ أَصْحَابَ الْكَهْفِ وَالرَّقِيمِ كَانُوا مِنْ آيَاتِنَا عَجَبًا ﴿٩﴾ إِذْ أَوَى الْفِتْيَةُ إِلَى الْكَهْفِ فَقَالُوا رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا ﴿١٠﴾ فَضَرَبْنَا عَلَىٰ آذَانِهِمْ

Don’t worry yourself to death

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 3 Verses 4-8 Part 1 | Part 2 وَيُنذِرَ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا اتَّخَذَ اللَّـهُ وَلَدًا  مَّا لَهُم بِهِ مِنْ عِلْمٍ وَلَا لِآبَائِهِمْ ۚ كَبُرَتْ كَلِمَةً تَخْرُجُ مِنْ أَفْوَاهِهِمْ ۚ إِن يَقُولُونَ إِلَّا كَذِبًا ﴿٥﴾ فَلَعَلَّكَ بَاخِعٌ نَّفْسَكَ عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ إِن لَّمْ يُؤْمِنُوا بِهَـٰذَا الْحَدِيثِ أَسَفًا ﴿٦﴾ إِنَّا جَعَلْنَا مَا

Journey Through The Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 2 Verses 1-3 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّـهِ الَّذِي أَنزَلَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ الْكِتَابَ وَلَمْ يَجْعَل لَّهُ عِوَجًا ۜ ﴿١﴾ قَيِّمًا لِّيُنذِرَ بَأْسًا شَدِيدًا مِّن لَّدُنْهُ وَيُبَشِّرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّالِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًا حَسَنًا ﴿٢﴾ مَّاكِثِينَ فِيهِ أَبَدًا

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The Cave

Tafsīr Sūrah al-Kahf – part 1 Introduction Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Journey Through The Cave Sūrah al-Kahf is an amazing sūrah – full of many fawāʾid (points of benefit). It was revealed in Mecca and it is one of those Sūrahs that was

Wealth does NOT mean Allah loves you

One Friday as I dropped my son off to school I noticed a group of three boys talking. One said to the others, pointing at a shiny Mercedes, “Look at my dad’s car,” at which they all looked very impressed. Two of them then turned to the third, smirking, and asked