I Qur’anic Verse of the Day

 

Preaching Obligation of Individuals

 

وَ الۡمُؤۡمِنُوۡنَ وَ الۡمُؤۡمِنٰتُ بَعۡضُہُمۡ اَوۡلِیَآءُبَعۡضٍۘیَاۡمُرُوۡنَ بِالۡمَعۡرُوۡفِ وَ یَنۡہَوۡنَ عَنِ الۡمُنۡکَرِ.(71:9)

 

And believers, both men and women, are friends to one another. They urge one another to what is good and forbid what is evil. (9:71)

 

 

II Hadith of the Day

 

The Sweetness of Faith

 

عن أَنَسِ عن النبي  صَلَّي اللّٰہُ عَلَیۡہِ وَسَلَّمَ قال ثَلَاثٌ من كُنَّ فيه وَجَدَ حَلَاوَةَ الْإِيمَانِ أَنْ يَكُونَ اللّٰہ وَرَسُولُهُ أَحَبَّ إليه مِمَّا سِوَاهُمَا وَأَنْ يُحِبَّ الْمَرْءَ لَا يُحِبُّهُ إلا لِلّٰہِ وَأَنْ يَكْرَهَ أَنْ يَعُودَ في الْكُفْرِ كما يَكْرَهُ أَنْ يُقْذَفَ في النَّارِ

 

Anas ibn Malik (rta) reported that the Prophet (sws) said: “He who has three qualities will acquire the sweetness of faith: “God and His Messenger become dearer to him than the rest; he loves people only because of God; he dislikes returning to disbelief the way he dislikes being cast into Hell.”[1]

 

 

III Bible Verse of the Day

 

Zakahin the Bible

 

A tithe of everything from the land, whether grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the LORD; it is holy to the LORD. If a man redeems any of his tithe, he must add a fifth of the value to it. The entire tithe of the herd and flock – every tenth animal that passes under the shepherd’s rod – will be holy to the LORD. And every tenth part of the land, of the seed planted, or of the fruit of trees, is holy to the Lord. And if a man has a desire to get back any of the tenth part which he has given, let him give a fifth more. (Leviticus, 27:30-31)

 

And the Lord said to Moses, Say to the Levites, When you take from the children of Israel the tenth which I have given to you from them as your heritage, a tenth part of that tenth is to be offered as an offering lifted up before the Lord. (Numbers, 18:25-26)

 

Put on one side a tenth of all the increase of your seed, produced year by year. (Deuteronomy, 14:22)

 

When you have finished setting aside a tenth of all your produce in the third year, the year of the tithe, you shall give it to the Levite, the alien, the fatherless and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied. (Deuteronomy, 26:12)

 

A curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! for you make men give a tenth of all sorts of sweet-smelling plants, but you give no thought to the more important things of the law, righteousness, and mercy, and faith; but it is right for you to do these, and not to let the others be undone. You blind guides, who take out a fly from your drink, but make no trouble over a camel. (Mathew, 23:23-24)

 

 

IV Discussion Topic of the Day

 

Finding Passion and Purpose in Life

 



[1]. Al-Bukhari, Al-Jami‘ al-sahih, vol.1, 14, (no. 16).

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