Welcoming Ramadan

My brothers and sisters, by the Grace and Mercy of Allahﷻ, we are poised on the doorstep of Ramadan Al-Kareem. I ask Allahﷻ to grant us this great month in a state of perfect health, with plenty of time and the Tawfeeq (guidance) to intensely use it to please Him in every way that we… Continue reading Welcoming Ramadan

Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 4

2 –  Ita’at: To obey him without question Allahﷻ sent the Anbiya to be obeyed. This makes logical sense because this is the first principle of change, that the change must be implemented for people to feel its benefit. Allahﷻ said about this: وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا مِن رَّسُولٍ إِلاَّ لِيُطَاعَ بِإِذْنِ اللّهِ وَلَوْ أَنَّهُمْ إِذ ظَّلَمُواْ… Continue reading Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 4

Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 3

 The rights of Rasoolullah on his Ummah are 7: Adab wa Ihtiraam: An attitude of the utmost respect and honor Ita’at: To obey him without question Ittiba: To follow and emulate him in every way Hubb (Muhabbat): To love him above all things and everyone else Ahl-ul-Bayt: To honor and respect his family Nusrat: To… Continue reading Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 3

Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 2

Before we look at the rights that Rasoolullahﷺ has on us for which we will be held accountable, let us see who Muhammadﷺ was. Let me introduce you to our Nabi, whose Shafa’at we rely on and beg Allahﷻ  for to save us on the Day of Judgment. As mentioned earlier, Allahﷻ  created an entire… Continue reading Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 2

Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – #1

His name was Ahmad – the one who constantly thanks and glorifies Allahﷻ – and so we, his Ummah must be distinguished as people who constantly glorify and thank Allahﷻ. His coming was prophesied by one of the greatest of Allahﷻ’s messengers which Allahﷻ informed us about and said: وَإِذْ قَالَ عِيسَى ٱبْنُ مَرْيَمَ يَـٰبَنِىٓ… Continue reading Rights of Rasoolullahﷺ – #1

Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #6

The final right, and the most fundamental one, is that we love Allahﷻ. Love of Allahﷻ is what distinguishes us from others. It is our hallmark, our signature, it is our identity, and differentiator. Allahﷻ declared about us: وَمِنَ ٱلنَّاسِ مَن يَتَّخِذُ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ أَندَادًا يُحِبُّونَهُمْ كَحُبِّ ٱللَّهِ وَٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓا۟ أَشَدُّ حُبًّا لِّلَّهِ وَلَوْ… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #6

Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #5

Having fear and hope only from Allahﷻ‎ because only He has power. It is the right of Allahﷻ‎ and a part of believing in the Tawheed of Allahﷻ‎, in His uniqueness and that He alone is worthy of worship, that we know and believe that all good and harm can only come from Allahﷻ‎. To… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #5

Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #4

Shukr (gratitude, giving thanks)  Allahﷻ began His Kalaam with His Name and then taught us the most important thing; that all praise and thanks belongs to Him. ٱلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ ٱلْعَـٰلَمِينَ Fatiha 1: 2   All the praises and thanks be to Allah, the Rabb of the ‘Alamin. Allahﷻ ordered us to be thankful to Him… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #4

Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #3

سُبْحَـٰنَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَسْرَىٰ بِعَبْدِهِۦ لَيْلًا مِّنَ ٱلْمَسْجِدِ ٱلْحَرَامِ إِلَى ٱلْمَسْجِدِ ٱلْأَقْصَا ٱلَّذِى بَـٰرَكْنَا حَوْلَهُۥ لِنُرِيَهُۥ مِنْ ءَايَـٰتِنَآ إِنَّهُۥ هُوَ ٱلسَّمِيعُ ٱلْبَصِيرُ Isra 17: 1   Glorified (and Exalted) be He (Allah) Who took His slave (Muhammadﷺ) for a journey by night from Al-Masjid-al-Haram (at Makkah) to the farthest mosque (Masjid Al-Aqsa), the surroundings of which We… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #3

Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #2

The rights of Allahﷻ are five: Believing that none has the right to be worshipped but Allahﷻ Ibaadah (worship) of Allahﷻ alone without partners Shukr (gratitude, giving thanks) to Allahﷻ for His blessings Having fear and hope from Allahﷻ alone Loving Allahﷻ more than anyone or anything else Believing that none has the right to be… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us – #2

Rights of Allahﷻ on us

My brothers and sisters, we humans are social creatures. We all have different relationships and understand that every relationship comes with rights and privileges. The rights of a relationship are our duties towards the one we are related to. The privileges come from being related to that entity. For example, we are related to our… Continue reading Rights of Allahﷻ on us

Corona Vaccine

Corona is experienced in our society today in two ways. The disease and its fear. We seek Allah’s protection from both. What makes it most frightening is that you don’t know if you have it until a few days after you have been infected during which you would have passed on that infection to many… Continue reading Corona Vaccine

The one who has Allah

When we are asked a question, we must respond with a reply. Right? Simply repeating the question over and over is not the way to respond to a question. Right? If we ‘reply’ to a question by repeating it over and over, it may even be seen as impertinence and disrespect. Right? But what do… Continue reading The one who has Allah

Leadership of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 9

There are two ways to defeat enemies. The first is what the world has always done through the centuries of human presence. The other is what Muhammadur Rasoolullahﷺ did. The first way eliminates some of the enemies for a time because nobody ever eliminated all enemies. But, strengthens enmity. The other way eliminates enmity itself.… Continue reading Leadership of Rasoolullahﷺ – Part 9

Raising a Muslim child in the 21st century – Part 3

Text of the Khutba: https://mhmic.s3.amazonaws.com/Juma-Khutba-Text/Raising-a-Muslim-child-in-the-21st-century–Part-3.pdf

Raising a Muslim child in the 21st Century – Part 2

Text of the Khutba: https://mhmic.s3.amazonaws.com/Juma-Khutba-Text/Raising-a-Muslim-child-in-the-21st-century–Part-2.pdf