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Beliefs and Practices of Islam, Page 2

Backbiting is a Major Sin

By Farooq Khan
“Backbiting is such a serious sin, that Prophet Muhammad sws compared it to “eating the flesh of your dead brother.”
This social evil is rampant, and it undermines good human relationships….

The Story of Adam A.S.

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Prophet Adam, alayhis salaam, was the archetypal human being. He was Allah’s Khalifa, Allah’s Vicegerent or Ambassador on earth. You and I are called upon to follow that noble path of being Allah’s ambassador. In our families, in our neighbourhoods, in our workplaces, sports and social gatherings, we must be the living example of the prophets like Adam A.S. We must be Allah aware at all times…”

Text khutbahs in Arabic and English

Sheikh Mohamed Ewas has offered this collection of 80 khutbahs, exclusively to Khutbahbank. Each khutbah is available in text from, both in Arabic and English. The topics have been arranged in relevance to the 12 months of the Hijri calendar. This collection will be especially useful to khateebs looking for suitable material for the Friday Jumuah.

May Allah bless Sheikh Mohamed Ewas for this valuable collection. Ameen. – Editors

Justice, good deeds and family ties

By Essam Mahgoub
“Islam teaches us a very high and noble standard or Justice. We are reminded that Allah commands justice. We have to be just even if it is against ourselves, or our loved ones…”

Choose your friends wisely

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Whether you like it or not, your choice of friends will influence your character and your reputation. Prophet Muhammad used the analogy of the blacksmith and the perfumery…”

The deeper meaning of Hijra (migration)

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“The Hijra of Prophet Muhammad was not simply a migration from Makka to Madina. It was a momentous journey from persecution to safety, and it signified even deeper meanings. We all have to undertake a migration outwardly and inwardly, from our present state to something better…”

Shura (Consultation) In Islam

By Essam Mahgoub
This khutbah explains the vital role of consultation in Islam. To hear the full khutbah, please click on the link below

Fast on Thursday 10th Muharram: show thanks to Allah…

By Ibrahim al Tamimi
“Faith and gratitude are inseparable. Fasting on the 10th Muharram is a way of showing thanks to Allah swt. On the grand scale of things, it may be a very small and inadequate thanks, weighed against the limitless blessings we enjoy and often take for granted. But Allah swt still rewards us disproportionately, even for this humble offering of thanks….
To view this inspiring khutbah, please click on the link below: