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Khutbah

For the love of the Prophet sws

By Shaykh Jibril Alao
Allah’s Chosen One, our beloved Prophet Muhammad sws had a radiant beauty that shone inwardly and outwardly. Anyone who saw him would be awestruck by his presence. We must do our best to copy his immaculate behaviour, so that we can bring something of his luminous character to our troubled times…

Jumaa Khutbah at the Jurgens Centre

By Sheikh Omar Abdur Rahman, UK
“This khutbah explains the crucial importance we must give to our innermost state: Our hearts. Not the physical heart that pumps blood through the body, but the spiritual heart, the Qalb, which is the locus of our personality. it is the seat of our emotions and desires. It must be kept sound and pure at all times…”

The meaning of Purity

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
“The Prophet ﷺ said “Purity is half of faith, and the praise of Allah fills the scale. Glorification and praise fill up what is between the heavens and the earth. Prayer is a light, charity is proof, and patience is illumination. The Quran is a proof for you or against you. All people go out early in the morning and sell themselves, either setting themselves free or ruining themselves.”
In this Friday Sermon, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad elucidates the meaning of purity in all its forms – from the purity of words and actions to the purity of our body as well as our inward & outward states.

Haya’ (modesty) is the defining character of Islam

By Shaykh Hasan Elwan
“If we must correct someone, never shame them.
We should always gently remind each other that some behaviours are dishonourable, beneath the noble conduct befitting a follower of Islam…”

Show mercy to enjoy mercy

By Arshad Gamiet
“Events in Afghanistan are unfolding rapidly. The whole world is waiting to see what happens next. Will there be more bloodshed, revenge, and waves of refugees fleeing for safety? Or will there be a different outcome, one that stops the violence and brings a new era of peace and reconciliation in that troubled land?

Fourteen and a half centuries ago, our beloved Prophet Muhammad sws entered the gates of Makkah as a conqueror. But he entered without violence. He forgave his enemies. He conquered their hearts instead…”

Mind reading

By Shaykh Hasan Elwan
“Beware of mind reading. You can judge behaviour, but don’t judge intentions. Only Allah knows our true intentions. . We cannot do that. We must never ascribe motives to others’ behaviour. That will only provoke hostility and damage our relationships…”