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Quranic Reflections – Juz 15

Quranic Reflections – Juz 15

“And how can you have patience for what you do not encompass in knowledge?” [18: 68] Humans are impatient by nature – and this is something that stems from the fact that we were created hasty (as Allah said, “Man has been created hasty” [21: 37]). We don’t have...
Quranic Reflections – Juz 14

Quranic Reflections – Juz 14

“And do not say concerning that which your tongues put forth of untruth saying, “This is halal (lawful) and this is haram (unlawful),” to invent a lit against Allah. Indeed, those who invent a lie against Allah will not succeed.” [16: 116] After mentioning blessings,...
Quranic Reflections – Juz 13

Quranic Reflections – Juz 13

“…We raise in degrees whom We will, but over every possessor of knowledge, there is one [more] knowing.” [12: 76] There will always be someone who knows more than you, who understands things faster and is better at academics. There will always be someone who is...
Quranic Reflections – Juz 12

Quranic Reflections – Juz 12

Surah Hud mentions the case of people who when their blessings are taken away, they fall into despair and ingratitude, and when they are given ease, they are boastful. And then Allah says… “Except for those who are patient and do righteous deeds…” [11: 10] Patience is...
Quranic Reflections – Juz 11

Quranic Reflections – Juz 11

And the last of their call will be, ‘Praise to Allah, Lord of the worlds! (‘Alhamdulillah Rabb al-‘Alamin’)’” [10: 10] Hamd – the concept of eternal praise and gratitude. The first words uttered by Adam when life was blown into him were ‘Alhamdulillah Rabb...