Sunday, April 24, 2011

Instructions for all those who Believe

[Al-Qur'an: Surah Luqman ~ Ayahs 12,13,16,17,18,19]



And certainly We gave wisdom to Luqman (alaihi salaam), saying: Be grateful to Allah. And whoever is grateful, he is on!y grateful for his own soul; and whoever is ungrateful, then surely Allah is Self-sufficient, Praised.




And when Luqman (alaihi Salaam) said to his son while he admonished him: O my son! do not associate aught with Allah; most surely polytheism is a grievous iniquity.





O my son! surely if it is the very weight of the grain of a mustard-seed, even though it is in (the heart of) rock, or (high above) in the heaven or (deep down) in the earth, Allah will bring it (to light); surely Allah is Knower of subtleties, Aware.





O my son! keep up prayer and enjoin the good and forbid the evil, and bear patiently that which befalls you; surely these acts require courage.





And do not turn your face away from people in contempt, nor go about in the land exulting overmuch; surely Allah does not love any self-conceited boaster.





And pursue the right course in your going about and lower your voice; surely the most hateful of voices is braying of the asses.


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