I Qur’anic Verse of the Day

 

The Three Do’s and the three Don’ts

 

اِنَّ اللّٰہَ یَاۡمُرُ بِالۡعَدۡلِ وَالۡاِحۡسَانِ وَ اِیۡتَآیِٔ ذِی الۡقُرۡبٰی وَیَنۡہٰی عَنِ الۡفَحۡشَآءِ  وَالۡمُنۡکَرِ وَ الۡبَغۡیِ ۚ یَعِظُکُمۡ   لَعَلَّکُمۡ   تَذَکَّرُوۡنَ.(90:16)

 

God directs you to be just and kind and to give to the near ones, and forbids vulgarity, vices and rebelliousness. He counsels you so that you may become heedful. (16:90)

 

 

II Hadith of the Day

 

Refraining from Arrogance

 

عَنْ عَبْدُ اللّٰہِ بن مَسْعُودٍ عن النبي  صَلَّي اللّٰہُ عَلَیۡہِ وَسَلَّمَ قال لَا يَدْخُلُ الْجَنَّةَ من كان في قَلْبِهِ مِثْقَالُ ذَرَّةٍ من كِبْرٍ قال رَجُلٌ إِنَّ الرَّجُلَ يُحِبُّ أَنْ يَكُونَ ثَوْبُهُ حَسَنًا وَنَعْلُهُ حَسَنَةً قال إِنَّ اللّٰہَ جَمِيلٌ يُحِبُّ الْجَمَالَ الْكِبْرُ بَطَرُ الْحَقِّ وَغَمْطُ الناس

 

‘Abdullah ibn Mas‘ud (rta) reported that the Prophet (sws) said: “A person in whose heart is the slightest trace of arrogance will not enter Paradise.” A person asked: “A person likes that his clothes be nice and his shoes [also] be nice. [Is this not arrogance?]” The Prophet (sws) replied: “God is beautiful and likes what is beautiful. Arrogance [actually means] denying the truth and regarding people to be inferior.”[1]

 

 

III Bible Verse of the Day

 

Surah Fatihah in the Bible

 

Do not make attempts to get equal with one who has done you wrong, or keep hard feelings against the children of your people, but have love for your neighbour as for yourself. (Leviticus: 19:18)

 

The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith; Having mercy on thousands, overlooking evil and wrongdoing and sin; he will not let wrongdoers go free, but will send punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, and on their children’s children to the third and fourth generation. (Exodus, 34:6-7)

 

Let your ears be open to my voice, O Lord, and give me an answer; for I am poor and in need. Keep my soul, for I am true to you;

 

O my God, give salvation to your servant, whose hope is in you.  Have mercy on me,

 

O Lord; for my cry goes up to you all the day. Make glad the soul of your servant; for it is lifted up to you, O Lord.

 

You are good, O Lord, and full of forgiveness; your mercy is great to all who make their cry to you.

 

O Lord, give ear to my prayer; and take note of the sound of my requests. In the day of my trouble I send up my cry to you; for you will give me an answer. There is no god like you, O Lord; there are no works like your works. Let all the nations whom you have made come and give worship to you, O Lord, giving glory to your name. For you are great, and do great works of wonder; you only are God. Make your way clear to me, O Lord; I will go on my way in your faith: let my heart be glad in the fear of your name. I will give you praise, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will give glory to your name for ever. For your mercy to me is great; you have taken my soul up from the deep places of the underworld.

 

O God, men of pride have come up against me, and the army of violent men would take my life; they have not put you before them.

 

But you, O Lord, are a God full of pity and forgiveness, slow to get angry, great in mercy and wisdom.

 

O be turned to me and have mercy on me: give your strength to your servant, and your salvation to the son of her who is your servant. 

 

Give me a sign for good; so that my haters may see it and be shamed; because you, Lord, have been my help and comfort. (Psalms, 86:1-17)

 

Let this then be your prayer: Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy. Let your kingdom come. Let your pleasure be done, as in heaven, so on earth. Give us this day bread for our needs. And make us free of our debts, as we have made those free who are in debt to us. And let us not be put to the test, but keep us safe from the Evil One. (Matthew, 6:9-13)

 

 

IV Discussion Topic of the Day

 

How can We Acquire Patience?

 



[1]. Muslim, Al-Jami‘ al-sahih, vol.1, 93, (no. 91).

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