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Animal stores in Qur’an.

Animal stories in the Qur’an :A group of animals are mentioned in the Holy Qur’an; Including what was the reality of his creation as an animal, such as the Uzair donkey, the whale of Yunus, and others, and what was his apparent image of a plant, such as the stick of Moses – peace be upon him – which was transformed by the power of God into a clear snake, and what was the reality of his creation as a bird, such as the hoopoe of Solomon, or a birdJesus – peace be upon him – who used to make it out of clay, then blow into it, and it would become a bird, God willing, the Most High. The Holy Qur’an mentioned some animals as mere males, while others spoke about his life in one or more situations in the form of quick flashes, and the following is a statement of stories Animals in the Holy Quran.Saleh’s camelYousuf ‘s wolfHodhud SulimanYunus whaleCow of Bani IsraelMoses snakeAbraha elephant

The virtue of the Arabic language.

The virtue of the Arabic language is that we mention that it is the language of the Noble Qur’an, the eternal miracle, which was revealed to be the way of life for people until the Day of JudgmenAnd God Almighty chose the Arabic language to be a vessel that carries this light and guidance to people, and he mentioned that in about ten places in the Qur’an( وَلَقَدْ ضَرَبْنَا لِلنَّاسِ فِي هَذَا الْقُرْآنِ مِنْ كُلِّ مَثَلٍ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَذَكَّرُونَ . قُرْآنًا عَرَبِيًّا غَيْرَ ذِي عِوَجٍ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَّقُونَ )Explaining this virtue, we know the reward and status of a teacher of the Arabic language:1 – By teaching the Arabic language, he becomes a reason for spreading virtue among people, and one of the tools for teaching the Qur’an, and the language chosen by the Lord of the worlds.2- By doing so, he contributes to memorizing the Qur’an, understanding it, teaching it and acting upon it, as well as contributing to understanding the noble hadith, memorizing it, explaining it and acting on it.3- Then the Arabic language teacher is a direct cause of the spread of Islamic sciences and Islamic culture among all people. Because understanding Islam is based on understanding the Arabic language, so whoever helps people to understand it has helped them understand Islam, and it was a reason for spreading goodness among people.4- Especially since teaching the language is not limited to the learner, but to all those around him. When a learner of the Arabic language reads and reads Islamic sources, he becomes a reason for transferring the culture he reads to the culture in which he speaks, and this undoubtedly spreads the religion and calls for it.5- The reward that a learner of the Arabic language obtains, because of his worship and morals that he learned from Arabic, for the teacher has the same reward, inshallahAnd whoever has no excuse for refusing to teach Arabic to those who need it, he has deprived himself of the great reward, and he has fallen short in the right of his nation and his religion, which is expected of him to……

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woman in lslam.

Woman in IslamWho are the women that Islam commanded to take care of them ❓ The Mother 🧕🏾:A man once asked the Prophet ﷺ, “ To whom should I show kindness most?”“ Your mother ” he replied.The man said, “Then who?”The Prophet [again] said,“ Your mother .”The man further asked, “Then who?” The Prophet replied, “ Your mother .”The man asked again, “Then who?” The Prophet ﷺ said, “ Then your father .” The Daughter 👧:Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said, “ Whoever has three daughters and he remains patient with them, provides for them and clothes them from his money, they will be a shield for him from the Hellfire on the Day of Resurrection. The Wife 🧕:Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said, “ The best among you are those who are best to their wives, and I am the best amongst you to my wives.” Islam pays great attention to the woman and looks upon her with honor and pride. The woman in Islam is the mother, sister, daughter, aunt, aunt, grandmother and wife, the man’s partner in bearing the responsibilities of life. oneWith the man in honor and reverence. Muslims believe that Islam gave women their rights after they suffered in the pre-Islamic era of their loss, the most important of which is the right to life. Muslim scholars largely agree that at the beginning of Islam and specifically in the early sixth century CE, the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ extended the rights of women to include the right to inherit, own property, marry, alimony, and other rights. The Prophet Muhammad also forbade abusing women and commanded them to be treated kindly and compassionately, so he said in the Farewell Pilgrimage: “Treat women well, for they are with you helpers who do not have anything for themselves, and you only took them with the trust of God and sought permission from their private parts with the words of God, so be mindful of my words, O people.” And in Sahih al-Tirmidhi [1], the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ says: “The most perfect believers in faith are those who have the best manners, and your……

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Right and Dutes of a Wife.

Rights and Dutes of a WifeMarriage is therefore not just a physical or emotional necessity but, in fact, a sign from God! It is a relationship of mutual rights and obligations based on divine guidance.🍀God tells us men are guardians over women and are afforded the leadership in the family.👉 His responsibility for obeying God extends to guiding his family to obey God at all times. God tells us He created mates and put love, mercy and tranquility between them. 👩‍❤️‍👨Both men and women have a need for companionship and sexual needs, and marriage is designed to fulfill those needs. .. .The_Wife’s_Rights 🎀👩‍❤️‍👨 Muslim wives have various rights: 1⃣ The first of the wife’s rights is to receive mahr _a gift from the husband, which is part of the marriage contract and required for the legality of the marriage. 2⃣ maintenance:The wife’s maintenance entails her right to food 🍚, drink 🥛, clothing 🧥, general care and a suitable home 🏠, 👌🏾even if ➡️ She is wealthy 💰.He is not forced, however, to spend beyond his capability . 3⃣ A Muslim man is duty-bound to support his wife and children in 👌🏾 kindness.💟 This means showing good character, kindness, gentleness in word and deed and putting up with the occasional faults and negligence.💫 The Prophet said: “ The most perfect believers are the best in conduct. And the best of you are those who are the best to their wives.”Duties of a Wife 👩‍❤️‍👨With rights come responsibilities.Therefore, wives have certain obligations to their husbands.The Quran states: “… The good women in the absence of their husbands guard their rights as God has enjoined upon them to be guarded ….”(Quran 4:34)3⃣ She should manage the household affairs wisely so as to prevent loss or waste. 4⃣ She should not allow anyone to enter the house whom her husband dislikes nor incur any expenses of which her husband disapproves.5⃣ A Muslim woman must cooperate and coordinate with her husband. There cannot, however, be cooperation with a man who is disobedient to God. 6⃣ She should not fulfill his requests if he wants her……

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Morals in lslam

Morals in Islam.Being punctualPunctuality includes being respectful of other people’s time. When one gives someone a time to meet or do something, then he/she should be prompt in fulfilling it. The day of a Muslim is built around prayers which need to be performed at specific times,and this gives a Muslim a fairly good practice to be punctual.Being polite and respectful💫To be one of those who are successful, Islam requires that each individual learns to obey the Creator and thus treat humankind, the environment, the believers, and ourselves with respect.💫Respect involves staying completely away from the major sins of backbiting, lying, slander, and gossip.💫Respect for humanity means staying away from sins that will sow discord among the peopleand lead to destruction. Respect includes loving for our brothers and sisters what we love for ourselves.Respect involves treating others the way we expect to be treated and the way we hope Allah will treat us –with compassion, love and mercyBeing friendly🌟A Muslim who truly understands the teachings of his/her religion is gentle, friendly and likeable.🌟He mixes with people and gets along with them.🌟He understands that keeping in touch with people and earning their trust is ‘Muslim-like’.Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said:“Shall I not tell you who among you is the most beloved to me and will be closest to me on the Day of Resurrection?”He repeated it two or three times, and they said, ”Yes, O Messenger of Allah.“ He said: “Those of you who are the best in attitude and character.” Self-controlSelf-control is a quality that is embedded in the religion of Islam. We are faced with choicesand temptations in every direction. We are asked to lower our gaze, to control our anger, and to consider our words before speaking. The fasting month of Ramadan is an exercise in self-control. We refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset. We might be hungry and thirsty but we exercise self-control in order to please Allah and to build ourresilience. Following our own desires is not something that Islam encourages.“…they only follow their own lusts. And who is more astray than……

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Definition of shirk (lesser shirk) .lesson 3

[The forms of lesser shirk ]In this lesson, we will discuss the definition of lesser shirk, forms of lesser shirk and differences between greater and lesser shirk. Definition of Lesser Shirk Lesser Shirk is what has been specifically called shirk in the Quran and Sunnah, but does not reach the level of greater shirk. Also, lesser shirk is said to lead to greater shirk. Some scholars have said lesser shirk is so vast that it is difficult to define it precisely. The most important examples of lesser shirk are: Charms & Omens Wearing charms, talismans, and amulets for protection against the evil eye, bad luck and the like thinking that Allah has placed these powers in them constitute lesser shirk. This is discussed in more detail here. Swearing an Oath in the Name of Other than Allah Taking an oath, or swearing, in the name of someone other than Allah is a type of lesser shirk given that a person does not intend to venerate the one in whose name the oath is being taken, else it turns into greater shirk. The Messenger of Allah, may the mercy and blessings of Allah be upon him, said, “The one who takes an oath in the name of other than Allah commits disbelief or shirk.” ——————— Riyaa (Showing-Off) ——————— The Messenger of Allah said: “The thing that I fear most for you is lesser shirk.”They said: “O Messenger of Allah, what is lesser shirk?” He said: “Riyaa (showing off), for Allah will say on the Day when people are recompensed for their actions: ‘Go to those for whom you were showing off with your deeds in the world, and see what reward you find with them.’” (Ahmad)Riyaa is to perform worship in order to be seen and praised by people. Riyaa renders a deed void; the person earns sin instead of reward from Allah, and it exposes him to punishment.Human beings, by nature like to be praised, are not fond of criticism, and do not like to be seen deficient in any way. Islam views doing religious acts to impress others instead……

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The definition of shirk. Lesson 2

The definition of ShirkIn this lesson, we continue our discussion about the forms of greater shirk. Examples of Greater Shirk in Allah’s Right to Worship (3) Shirk in obedience.Allah is the only Ruler of the affairs of men. Allah is the supreme Lawgiver[2], the Absolute Judge, and the Legislator. He distinguishes right from wrong. Just like the physical world submits to its Lord, human beings must submit to the moral and religious teaching of their Lord, the Lord who sets apart right from wrong for them. In other words, Allah alone has the authority to make laws, determine acts of worship, decide morals, and set standards of human interaction and behavior. His is the command: “His is the Creation and Command.” (7:54) “Legislation is not but for Allah. He has commanded that you worship not except Him. That is the correct religion, but most of the people do not know.” (Quran 10:40) Obeying religious leaders in matters of clear disobedience to Allah is a form of greater shirk as Allah says:“They (referring to Jews and Christians) took their rabbis and their monks to be their Lords besides Allah.” (Quran 9:31) They made partners unto Allah not by directly praying to them, but by willfully accepting their rabbis and clergy changing the lawful into prohibited and the forbidden into lawful in Allah’s religion. They gave their religious men the authority only Allah has – to set the divine law. For example, the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church has the authority to determine how God is to be worshipped. He has full authority to interpret, change, and cancel both his own laws and those established by earlier popes, so he determines liturgical service and fasting. (4) Making a vow for other than Allah. (5) Sacrificing an animal to venerate or please someone other than Allah, like a saint. (6) Going around the graves of saints. Bowing or prostrating to people or graves. (7) Fearing other beings as Allah should be feared in afflicting a person with punishment. (8) Seeking super-natural help and aid from other than Allah of what they are……

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the definition of shirk. Lesson 1

The definition of Shirk In this lesson, we will discuss the definition of Shirk and its types as will as we will discuss the forms of greater shirk. Objectives: (1) To learn the precise definition of shirk. (2) To appreciate the severity of shirk from the Quran and Sunnah. (3) To learn the types of shirk. (4)To learn shirk in Allah’s: (a)Lordship and (b)Names & Attributes. ————- Arabic Terms ————– (1) Shirk – a word that implies ascribing partnersto Allah, or ascribing divine attributes to other than Allah, or believing that the source of power, harm and blessings comes from another besides Allah. (2) Tawheed – The Oneness and Uniqueness of Allah with respect to His Lordship, His Names and Attributes and in His right to be worshipped.(3) Sunnah – The word Sunnah has several meanings depending on the area of study however the meaning is generally accepted to be, whatever was reported that the Prophet said, did, or approved. ————— Introduction ————— The Arabic word shirk is the opposite of tawheed, Allah’s oneness and uniqueness, and is more inclusive than polytheism and idolatry. Shirk contradicts the very purpose of creation as expressed in the Quran: “I have not created jinn or mankind except to worship Me.” (Quran 51:56) Prophets were sent with the mission to eradicate shirk and to invite humanity to single out Allah in worship. —————- What is Shirk? —————- Shirk is to associate someone other than Allah in those aspects which are unique to Allah and His exclusive right. Shirk is to worship created beings like Allah is worshipped, to venerate created beings like Allah must be venerated, and to assign a portion of His divinity to someone else. ——————- Severity of Shirk ——————- There is no issue upon which Islam is so strict as the one of tawheed (monotheism). Therefore, shirk is considered the greatest violation with which the Lord of the heavens and the earth is defied. The severity of shirk can be summarized in the following points: (1) Shirk makes the Creator like His creation, in that matters that are exclusive to Allah……

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Supplication ( duaa )

Supplication (duaa)we will continue our talk about supplication (duaa) Things to Avoid While Making Duaa 1. Don’t go beyond limits What it means is asking Allah for things He has forbidden. For example, while it is fine to pray to Allah to marry someone, it is forbidden to ask Allah to give you a girl friend or a boy friend, or to win a lottery. *2. Not expecting an answer A Muslim should hope that Allah will answer His duaa as Allah is Merciful to His slaves and powerful to grant them their wishes. 3. To ask for things of this world only in duaa Think about it, what is greater, this world or the hereafter? For a true believer, it is obvious that what Allah has prepared in the life to come is greater. Therefore, a Muslim who understands this point will ask Allah for the blessings of the Hereafter as well. 4. To address Allah with improper Names Remember this simple rule: do not address Allah or use any Name of Allah that is not from the Quran or Sunnah. Addressing Allah with words like “Big Guy.” 5. Do not make duaa against yourself or your family and do not curse others. A point to remember, as a person may pray against a family member or even himself in a fit of rage and start cursing. 6. Do not pray for your death Your life is Allah’s gift to you, do not ask Allah to take it away Preferred Times When Duaa Is Likely to Be Accepted Duaa can be made at any time, but it is more likely to be accepted at the following times. 1.duaa in the last third of the night Allah informs us in the Quran describing the believers, “and they seek forgiveness from their Lord in the hours of the dawn.” (Quran 51:18) How do you calculate the last third of the night? The night extends from the time of sunset till the time for Fajr begins. For example, say sunset is at 5pm and Fajr for next day starts at 5am. The……

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The Explanation of surah al-Falaq

The Explanation of Surah al-Falaq In this surah, we will discuss the explanation of Surah al-Falaq and getting to understand their meanings verse by verse.Surah al-Falaq is the second last chapter of the Quran. Both this surah and Surah an-Naas are man’s best protection against evil. It is also good to frequently recite them in salah. It is also recommended to say them after each obligatory prayer and before going to sleep at night . *Translation** verse (1):* Say, “I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak* verse (2):* From the evil of that which He created* verse (3):* And from the evil of darkness when it settles* verse (4):* And from the evil of the blowers in knots* verse (5):* And from the evil of an envier when he envies.” * Explanation (1) Say – O Prophet – I take the protection of the Lord of dawn. (2) From the evil of every created being and its harm. (3) And from the evil of deep darkness when it settles and the creatures of the night. (4) From the evil of sorceresses who blow on knots to cast spells. (5) And from the evil of the envious when he envies people for Allah’s gifts, wishing they be taken away, and desiring to hurt people.In the next lesson, we will discuss the explanantion of Surah an-NaasTill next time, I hope you are enjoying learning about Islam