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Noble Companions and Muslim Heroes

This is what Ramadan was preparing you for…

By Dr Salman Butt.
“Allah did not create us to be thrown into the fire. Allah created us for worship; to worship Allah alone. Every good deed, big or small, is an act of worship. When we resist our evil temptations and we work hard to please Allah, then our status with Allah rises higher than the angels…

The Cost Living Crisis – The Islamic Budget

By Basharat Ali

Across the world, more and more people are driven into poverty because of the higher cost of living. What are the causes and what is the solution? is there an alternative to our interest (Riba)-based financial system? What has Islam to offer? Listen to this informative and inspiring khutbah.

Lessons from one of the greatest teachers of the Qur’an

By Basharat Ali
Musab ibn Umayr was the first ambassadors of Islam. He gave up his wealth, his high reputation and even his safety to defend Islam during the difficult early years. He learned from the Qur’an and applied what he knew even before the whole revelation was complete. He spoke gently and persuasively to win over enemies to Islam. He paved the way for the Hijra, so that the Muslim refugees from Makkah would have a safe welcome in Madinah. He carried the Prophet’s banner at Badr and was martyred at Uhud. How many of his inspiring examples can we apply to our situation today?

Sultan of the Heart

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
“This Eidul Fitr khutbah was delivered at the new Cambridge mosque. Eloquent and inspiring, it covers some of the most pressing issues of the day, and how we Muslims can be excellent role models for others. Islam is a religion of the fitrah,  and we should be good custodians of the natural environment that Allah has gifted to us as his earthly trustees….”

The war in Ukraine

“We seem to be so weak and powerless to influence events that seem far beyond our means to control. Should we be concerned about the war in Ukraine? Sura Al-Ruum (The Romans) gives a clear answer. Muslims should always be concerned when anyone is suffering hardship, anywhere. We should always be on the side of justice, and be willing to help others in need.”

The Qur’anic superpower

Dhul Qarnain is believed by many scholars to be Alexander the Great. Allah blessed him with immense power and his empire stretched from Europe to Africa and Asia. He upheld justice, and we can learn much from his story in Sura Al Kahf (The Cave).

Oppressor, victim, rescuer or bystander. Which one are you?

By Dr Salman Butt
20 years on and the notorious prison at Guantanamo Bay still stands. Innocent inmates still wait to be released. Many courageous people, including non-Muslims, have called for justice and due process. Where are you? Don’t be complicit by your silence. Allah warns us that evil will not only affect a few people. Left unchecked it will eventually consume everyone…

How important are your parents?

By Shaykh Hasan Elwan
“This passionate and eloquent khutbah explains the crucial importance our parents hold in our lives. Please view it and share it widely. Editors.”