The preservation of the Qur’an

From Tafseer Sayyid Qutb:

It is We Ourselves who have bestowed this Reminder from on high, and it is We who shall preserve it intact. (Qur’an 15:9)

Preservation of the Qur’ān

The sūrah then calls on them to look carefully on God’s guidance and reflect on it. God only sends down the angels with the truth. He commands them to establish and implement it. In the case of persistent unbelievers, the truth is to destroy them. Not only do they deserve this, but it is also inevitable. Such destruction, then, is a truth in itself and the angels carry it out without delay. God chooses for them what is better than the choice they make for themselves. He gives them the Reminder so that they may reflect on it and follow its guidance. This is much better than sending down the angels with the final truth, if only they would reflect: “It is We Ourselves who have bestowed this reminder from on high, and it is We who shall preserve it intact.” (Verse 9)

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Former President George W. Bush: “Islam is peace”

Former President of the United States, George W. Bush, clearly admitting that terrorism is not the face of Islam and that Islam is a religion of peace.

A Ramadan Mubarak message

Ramadan Mubarak! May you all be blessed during this blessed month.

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said concerning Ramadan: “The first part of Ramadan is mercy, its middle days are forgiveness, and its latter part is liberation from Hell.” (Ibn Khuzaymah, al-Sahih, vol. 3, no. 191)

Mercy is a favour from Allah which He places in the hearts of whomsoever He wills. Verily, Allah will have mercy on His servants who are merciful. Therefore, take advantage of your fasting. During Ramadan the fasting person is naturally among the most merciful people. That is because he has tasted hunger, experienced thirst and endured hardship. His soul is therefore, enveloped with mercy, care and gentleness for Muslims.

Allah is the Most Compassionate the Most Merciful. Attain Allah’s mercy in the month of mercy by showing it to your family, friends, neighbours and the entire community.