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View Full Version : Turning to the Qur’an in Times of Tribulation

11-28-2010, 09:33 AM
Uthman Khan

The murder of a family member causes great unrest in one's heart. And indeed the death of a small animal is sufficient for an individual to remember the return to their Lord. Upon the idea of the creation of mankind, the Angels were disturbed because of the potential level of injustice and the spilling of blood that we would cause. Yet Allah, with His infinite wisdom created mankind, and informed them of their role as custodians of truth and justice in this world. With this in mind, we reflect on the current situation of the world, and the escalating legitimised removal of wealth, freedom and life.

The greatest crimes on a global scale are arguably those committed against Muslims and many find entertaining the regular action-packed news of the 'progress' being made to maintain safety and security. But the same 'progress' is at the expense of the freedom and lives of many Muslims who are often unable to fulfill their basic human necessities. Chilling is the image of another Muslim being killed and even more so, the mass murder that we witness regularly. Allah informs us that "the believers are nothing else than brothers," and His Messenger (peace be upon him) said that "the Muslim nation is like one body…if a single part hurts then the rest feels the suffering with fever, and cannot sleep."

Throughout history trials and tribulations have faced those nations that affirmed the truth of Allah's sovereignty and unity of worship. However, this nation, as in those who follow Muhammad (peace be upon him), has been given a special status coupled with a complete and comprehensive source of guidance to last till the Day of Resurrection.

"Thus We have made you the best nation, so that you be witnesses over mankind, and the Messenger (Muhammad) be a witness over you."

The Muslims must therefore appreciate and understand the position that they hold and turn to the guidance that they have been bestowed with.....

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