Dreams of the Prophets | Ibrahim, Yusuf & Muhammad (peace be upon them all)

In the Quran, there are three dreams mentioned of three separate Prophets; 1. Ebrahim (a.s) slaughtering his son. 2. Yusuf (a.s) and his brothers. 3. Muhammad (s.a.w) seeing himself performing Hajj. What’s interesting here is that, all these three dreams are connected. Also notice that one dream is from the descendants of Ismail a.s, (Prophet …

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Devils Play. . . on Words

Tonight marks the anniversary of the battle of Badr, hence, this Quranic insight relates to an incident that occurred on the battlefield. The phrase لَا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ only appears in two places in the Quran. One from Allah, and another quoted from the Devil. Allah says to the believers. “إِن يَنصُرْكُمُ اللَّـهُ فَلَا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ“ …

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Controversial Aayah

At face value, looking at the translation, and even the Arabic, this Aayah seems problematic. In Surah Zukhruf, Aayah 81, Allah says, ” قُلۡ إِن كَانَ لِلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ وَلَدٌ۬ فَأَنَا۟ أَوَّلُ ٱلۡعَـٰبِدِينَ ” “Say (oh Muhammad), if the most Merciful (Allah) had taken a son, then I would be the first of his worshippers” This is …

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A Believers Elevated Standard

The Quran covers many aspects of social ethics and manners, and this example is extremely unique. In Surah Nur, Aayah 27, Allah says: “لا تدخلوا بيوتا غير بيوتكم حتى تستأنسوا” Which is often translated as, “Do no’t enter homes other than your own homes until you’ve sought permission.” There’s actually a more intricate and insightful …

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