Essays

 
27.08.2013, Tuesday

The Blessing of Serving Others

Lastprophet.info / Essays / Muhammad Hüdayi (Stuart R. Clark)

As God's Mercy extends to all of His creation, the entry point of our service begins with our fellow human beings.Where can we begin serving? What are the basics? Charity begins with your immediate environment.

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How do you make people feel?

Lastprophet.info / Essays / Fatma Bayram

Was our Prophet not afraid that if he made them feel important and close to him,  that he would lose his respectability before them? Of course not.  Because he gained his respectability not from the table which he sat behind, but directly from his lofty station before Allah subhana wa ta'ala

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What the Emigration Demands of Us

Lastprophet.info / Essays / Ekrem Demirli

The Hijra, or Emigration, which includes certain preconditions, is a moral duty and responsibility for every individual. Prophet Muhammad placed the Hijra in the minds and hearts of the Islamic community with a hadith that expresses two basic interconnected matters.

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The Hijra: Movement of God's People

Lastprophet.info / Essays / Omid Safi

The Islamic calendar does not begin with the year of Muhammad's birth (as the Christian calendar begins with the birth of Christ), nor does it begin with the commencement of revelation to Muhammad. Rather, it begins with this purposeful move of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to what became known as Medina.

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