Friday Sermons

25.04.2017, Tuesday

Friday Sermon: The Prophet and The Community of Trust

The Friday sermon for the week:
Dear Brothers and Sisters!

One day, our Prophet (pbuh) called out to people of Macca from Mount Safa near the Ka’ba. “Would you believe me if I tell you that there is an army waiting to attack you behind this valley?”

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Friday Sermon: Characteristics of the Believer in Islam

God did not create mankind in vain; he granted him intellect and conscience and tasked him with the responsibilities of faith and worship. Allah holds mankind subject to the test of the life of this world.

read more 11.05.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Understanding the Qur’an

Folders / Friday Sermons / İsmail YILDIZ, Örencik Township Yeni Mosque imam and preacher

God has never left mankind alone, from the time of the Prophet Adam until the present, providing support with many prophets and books. The last of this chain of prophets is the Prophet Muhammad. And the last of these books is the book which was revealed to him: the Holy Qur’an.

read more 04.05.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Conduct (Adab) in Islam

Folders / Friday Sermons / Süleyman ALTINTAŞ, Ulu Mosque imam and preacher, KÜTAHYA

God, who created the universe with immaculate concordance and order, created man, from among all creatures, in the most beautiful of forms, making him responsible for good conduct in addition to faith and good deeds.

read more 28.04.2011, Thursday

Friday Sermon: Attributes of the Believer

Folders / Friday Sermons / Kadir Korkmaz, Mehmet Zahit Kotku Mosque M-K (The Istanbul Mufti Directorate)

The reason for our creation is belief in Allah according to the teachings of our religion, and to engage in His servitude. The faith our religion teaches us is not composed of theory alone. Faith is our most important spiritual treasure.

read more 21.04.2011, Thursday

Friday Sermon: Islam and Knowledge

Folders / Friday Sermons / Şehri KARAKAYA (MAMAK Boğaziçi Merkez Mosque, imam and speaker)

Islam has not decreed that those who know and those who do not are one, and consequently, its first command was, “Read.” Islam views the pursuit of knowledge as more valuable than voluntary worship.

read more 13.04.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Respect for the Prophets

Folders / Friday Sermons / Veli Eroğlu

Man is an exalted creature, responsible for overseeing God's commands on earth. And God has supported man throughout via the prophets which He has sent, and has reminded them of their duties. This is only one of the favors of Allah upon mankind.

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon-Tawakkul and Taking Precaution

Folders / Friday Sermons / Yusuf ACAR (Central Ankara preacher)

Tawakkul (Reliance is seeking  refuge in and trusting Allah -- after taking all precautions. In other words, tawakkul is obeying Allah after there is nothing else left to do following the fulfillment of all material requirements for meeting one's goal, thus leaving the rest to Allah.

read more 30.03.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon - The Importance of Quranic Learning in Childhood Education

Folders / Friday Sermons / Kemal AYDOĞAN, Ankara Provincial Deputy Mufti

Our children, the apples of our eye, are each a blessing and a trust from our Creator to us, and are brought into this world in the purest of states. For all living things, the continuation of life is only possible through the protection of our lineage.

read more 23.03.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon - The Ethics of Trade in Islam

God has emphasized that mankind will only gain profit in equivalence to the work they set forth. For this reason, Almighty Allah has forbidden deceitfulness and resorting to improper measurement in trade and commerce.

read more 17.03.2011, Thursday