Wednesday, April 9, 2014

{Notes} DID YOU KNOW By Shaikh Abdullah Al Faisal {April 09 2014}

DID YOU KNOW

APRIL 09 2014 / 08 JUMADA AL THANI 1435 HIJRI

BY SHAIKH ABDULLAH FAISAL

Edited By Abu Hafiza


DID YOU KNOW ?

(1) Did your know that the greatest miracle of Muhammad (saw) is the Holy Qur'an. This book has caused 100s of scientists to embrace Islam, the most famous of them are Maurice Baucalle of France and Dr. Keith Moore of Canada ?




(2) Did you know Allah said, its the front part of the brain people use to fabricate a lie? See Surah 96:16

A lying, sinful forelock!

(Al-'Alaq 96:16)

(3) Did you know the Holy Qur'an states that there are 2 sets of water in the sea, the salt and the fresh. They meet but they dont mix with each other because between them there's a barzakh (barrier). Yet another scientific fact in the Qur'an. See Surah 55: 19-22

He has let loosed the two seas (the salt water and the sweet) meeting together. Between them is a barrier which none of them can transgress. Out of them both come out pearl and coral.

(Ar-Rahman 55:19-22)

(4) did you know that the Holy Qur'an predicted that the body of the pharaoh will be preserved as a sign for mankind and his body was found in 1897 intact after lying on the ocean's floor for some 3000 years? See Surah 10:92

So this day We shall deliver your (dead) body (out from the sea) that you may be a sign to those who come after you! And verily, many among mankind are heedless of Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs , revelations, etc.).

(Yunus 10:92)

(5) Did you know the Holy Qur'an states that these mountains that are on earth are used by Allah as pegs to keep the earth still? See Surah 31:10

He has created the heavens without any pillars, that you see and has set on the earth firm mountains, lest it should shake with you. And He has scattered therein moving (living) creatures of all kinds. And We send down water (rain) from the sky, and We cause (plants) of every goodly kind to grow therein.

(Luqman 31:10)

(devil) Did you know Iblis was the 1st racist hence he refused to bow down to Adam claiming fire is better than clay? See Surah 7:12

(Allah) said: "What prevented you (O Iblis) that you did not prostrate, when I commanded you?" Iblis said: "I am better than him (Adam), You created me from fire, and him You created from clay."

(Al-A'raf 7:12)

(7) Did you know the 1st of Allah's creation to use Qiyaas were the angels so they asked Allah will you put on earth who will spread mischief and shed blood. The angels compared man to jinn and concluded that man will use his free will do spread mischief on earth? See Surah 2:30

And (remember) when your Lord said to the angels: "Verily, I am going to place (mankind) generations after generations on earth." They said: "Will You place therein those who will make mischief therein and shed blood, - while we glorify You with praises and thanks (Exalted be You above all that they associate with You as partners) and sanctify You." He (Allah) said: "I know that which you do not know."

(Al-Baqarah 2:30)

(8) (music) Did you know Allah mentioned the word girlfriend in the Holy Qur'an? And dont take the women from the people of the book as your girlfriends. See Surah 5:5

desiring chastity (i.e. taking them in legal wedlock) not committing illegal sexual intercourse, nor taking them as girl-friends.  

(Al-Ma'idah 5:5)

(9) Did you know Allah mentioned crucifiction as a type of punishment in the Holy Qur'an for those who spread mischief on earth, like drugs smugglers, highway robbers and murderers? See Surah 5:33

The recompense of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off on the opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.

(Al-Ma'idah 5:33)

(10) Did you know the 1st Mu'tazila (rationalist) was iblis because he refused to bow down to Adam claiming he's not intellectually convinced? See Surah 15:33

[Iblis (Satan)] said: "I am not the one to prostrate myself to a human being, whom You created from sounding clay of altered black smooth mud."

(Al-Hijr 15:33)

(11) Did you know the son of Noah (as) was also a Mu'tazila because he refused to ride in the ship with his father claiming the mountain is tall enough to save him from the flood? But his aql (brain) surmised wrongly. See Surah 11:43

The son replied: "I will betake myself to a mountain, it will save me from the water." Nuh (Noah) said: "This day there is no saviour[] from the Decree of Allah except him on whom He has mercy." And a wave came in between them, so he (the son) was among the drowned.

(Hud 11:43)

(12) Did you know Iblis believes Allah is his only Lord and he also believes in the Day of Resurrection? See Surah 15: 36

Only those who hear will respond. But the dead - Allah will resurrect them; then to Him they will be returned. 

(Al-Hijr 15:36) Sahih International

(13) Did u know 2 prophets had kafir wives, Nuh and Lut ? See Surah 66:10

Allah sets forth an example for those who disbelieve, the wife of Nuh (Noah) and the wife of Lout (Lot). They were under two of our righteous slaves, but they both betrayed their (husbands by rejecting their doctrine) so they [Nuh (Noah) and Lout (Lot)] benefited them (their respective wives) not, against Allah, and it was said: "Enter the Fire along with those who enter!"

(At-Tahrim 66:10)

(14) Did you know the Pharaoh took his Shahadah before he died but Allah threw it back in his face like a dirty rag and didnt accept it? See Surah 10:90-91

And We took the Children of Israel across the sea, and Fir'aun (Pharaoh) with his hosts followed them in oppression and enmity, till when drowning overtook him, he said: "I believe that La ilaha illa (Huwa) : (none has the right to be worshipped but) He," in Whom the Children of Israel believe, and I am one of the Muslims (those who submit to Allah's Will)." Now (you believe) while you refused to believe before and you were one of the Mufsidun (evil-doers, corrupts, etc.).

(Yunus 10:90-91)

(15) Did you know the duaa of a believer is so powerful it can change Qadr?

"Nothing could change the Qadar except Du`a’." 

(Musnad Ahmad, Vol. 5, Hadith no. 277; Sunan At-Tirmidhi, Vol. 3, Hadith no. 139)

Salman (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said, ‘Nothing averts the decree except supplication and nothing but piety prolongs life.” 

[Sunan Tirmidhi (4/448) No. 2139, Musnad Ahmad (5/280) No. 22466]

(16) did you know Prophet Yusuf taught the 4 branches of Tawheed to the inmates in prison in Egypt? See Surah 12:39-40

"O two companions of the prison! Are many different lords (gods) better or Allah, the One, the Irresistible? "You do not worship besides Him but only names which you have named (forged), you and your fathers, for which Allah has sent down no authority. The command (or the judgement) is for none but Allah. He has commanded that you worship none but Him (i.e. His Monotheism), that is the (true) straight religion, but most men know not.

(Yusuf 12:39-40)

(17) Did you know the Qur'an states that the plot of women is great however the plot of the shaitan is weak? See Surah 12:28 and Surah 4:76

So when he (her husband) saw his [(Yusuf's (Joseph)] shirt torn at the back; (her husband) said: "Surely, it is a plot of you women! Certainly mighty is your plot!

(Yusuf 12:28)

Those who believe, fight in the Cause of Allah, and those who disbelieve, fight in the cause of Taghut (Satan, etc.). So fight you against the friends of Shaitan (Satan); Ever feeble indeed is the plot of Shaitan (Satan).

(An-Nisa 4:76)

(18) Did you know Allah will say Assalamu alaikum to the people when they enter Paradise? See Surah 36:58

(It will be said to them) : Salamun (peace be on you), a Word from the Lord (Allah), Most Merciful.

(Ya-Sin 36:58)

(19) Did you know Allah has 2 Hands but they are not like our hands? See Surah 38:75

(Allah) said: "O Iblis (Satan)! What prevents you from prostrating yourself to one whom I have created with Both My Hands. Are you too proud (to fall prostrate to Adam) or are you one of the high exalted?"

(Saad 38:75)

(20) Did you know Allah created 4 things with His 2 Hands? See Hadith

Mujahid narrated Abdullah ibn Umar (RA) said: “Allah created four things with His Hand; 1. The Throne 2. The Pen 3. Aadam and 4. The paradise of ‘Adn. He then said to the rest of the creation ‘Kun’ [Be] and it was.”

[Adh Dhahabi in ‘Mukhtasar al-‘Uluw’ (p105), Abu al-Shaikh al-Asbahani in 'al-‘Adhuma' (5/1555), Tafsir al-Tabari (21/239), ‘The chain is authentic according to the conditions of Muslim.’]

(21) Did you know the holy Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said his Ummah will not give up 4 things from Jahilia? See Hadith

Abu Malik al-Ashari narrated the Prophet (SAW) said: ”There are four matters of jaahiliyyah that exist among my ummah and they will not give them up: boasting about one’s forefathers, casting aspersions upon people’s lineages, seeking rain by the stars and wailing for the dead.”

[Sahih Muslim (Vol. 2 pg. 644) No. 934]

(22) Did you know the people of Yunus were the only nation to come to Allah when they saw His wrath coming? See Surah 10:98

Was there any town (community) that believed (after seeing the punishment), and its Faith (at that moment) saved it (from the punishment)? (The answer is none,) - except the people of Yunus (Jonah); when they believed, We removed from them the torment of disgrace in the life of the (present) world, and permitted them to enjoy for a while.

(Yunus 10:98)

(23) Did you know Abraham will be the first to be clothed on the Day of Judgement? See Hadith

Ibn Abbas (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) stood up to deliver admonition. He said, “O people, you will be assembled before Allah naked, and uncircumcised.” Then he recited: "As we originated the first creation so We shall restore it." (21:104) He said “The first one who will be clothed on the Day of Resurrection will be Ibrahim.

[Tirmidhi 3178, Ahmed 1950, Bukhari 3319, Muslim 2869, Nisai 2083]

(24) Did you know that Hadith is Wahy (revelation)? See Surah 53:3-4

Nor does he speak of (his own) desire. It is only an Inspiration that is inspired.

(An-Najm 53:3-4)

(25) Did you know the people of Jannah will be 33 years old? See Hadith

Mu’az ibn Jabal (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) said, "The deserving will enter Paradise hairless and beardless, their eyes as though collyrium was applied to them, (and their ages) thirty or thirty-three years.”

[Tirmidhi 2554, Ahmed 22167]

(26) Did you know there is no body hair in Jannah? See Hadith

Mu’az ibn Jabal (RA) reported that the Prophet (SAW) said, "The deserving will enter Paradise hairless and beardless, their eyes as though collyrium was applied to them, (and their ages) thirty or thirty-three years.”

[Tirmidhi 2554, Ahmed 22167]