Fruits for the Week

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Allah (swt) said in the Qur’an: “O ye, who believe, fear Allah as He deserves to be feared and die not save as those who have surrendered unto Him.” (Al-Imran: 102).

Abu Bakr (ra) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (saw) asked: “Shall I not tell you about the biggest of the major sins?” They said: “Of course, O Messenger of Allah!” He said: “To join partners with Allah and to disobey one’s parents.” Abu Bakr (ra) said: “He (the Prophet) sat up, and he had been reclining. He said: “And false testimony, or false speech. And the Messenger of Allah (saw) would not stop saying it until we said to ourselves: We wish that he would stop.” (Tirmidhi). 

The hijrah is a physical journey undertaken by Prophet Muhammad (saw) and his companions from Makkah to Madinah. It is a story of planning, patience, endurance, striving and eventual triumph in the face of seemingly extreme hopelessness.