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THE PROPHET AYYUB (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET AYYUB (peace be upon him) The Prophet Ayyub (peace be upon him) was one of the descendants of the Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him) and a nephew of Prophet Ya’qub (peace be upon him).  He was sent to reform the people who lived in the desert situated in the north eastern corner of Palestine. When Ayyub (Job) …

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THE PROPHET AZIZ (UBAIR OR EZRA) (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET AZIZ (UBAIR OR EZRA) (peace be upon him) The lineage genealogy of the Prophet ‘Aziz (peace be upon him) linked with that of Harun bin ‘Umran.  The name of his father was Khalqiyah.  The Holy Qur’an has made mention of him in the Surah Immunity.  The Jews regarded him as the son of Allah as the Christians thought …

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THE PROPHET MUSA (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET MUSA (peace be upon him The Prophet Yusuf (peace be upon him) and his family settled in Egypt.  They were called the Israelites.  Gradually they increased in number and gained considerable power. These Israelites did not intermingle with other native people.  They remained isolated and were considered as foreigners in Egypt. Cruel Act of Pharaoh in respect of …

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THE PROPHET AL-YASA (ELISHA) (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET AL-YASA (ELISHA) (peace be upon him) Al-Yasa has been mentioned twice in the Holy Qur’an: And commemorate Ismail, Elisha and Dhul-kifl; each of them was of the company of! the good.  (58:48) And Zachariah and John and Jesus and Ilyas all in the ranks of the righteous; and Ismail and Elisha (Al-Yasa) and Jonas and Lot; each have …

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THE PROPHET ILYAS (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET ILYAS (peace be upon him) After the death of Prophet Sulaiman (peace be upon him) his kingdom was dismembered.  There was virtually the rule of Satan all around.  The religious people were mocked at.  The ruler of Somaria killed a large number of learned people.  When the evil reached the saturation point, God sent the Prophet Ilyas (peace …

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THE PROPHET SULAIMAN (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET SULAIMAN (peace be upon him) The Prophet Sulaiman (Solomon) was the youngest son of the Prophet Dawud (peace be upon him).  He was born at Jerusalem.  The name of his mother was Saba.  As he was a talented fellow with versatile gifts, his father made him his heir.  After the death of Prophet Dawud (peace be upon him) …

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THE PROPHET DAWUD (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET DAWUD (peace be upon him) Dawud (David) was not only an illustrious Prophet of the Israelites but he was also their king.  The Holy Qur’an affirms: “And Allah gave him the kingdom! and wisdom and taught him of that which He willed.” (2: 251). “(And it was said unto him) 0′ Dawud!To! We have set you as a …

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THE PROPHET SHU’AIB (peace be upon him)

THE PROPHET SHU’AIB (peace be upon him) The People of Madian and Their Character: Long ago a nation colonised in the northern Arabia.  This nation had an ancestral link with Madian, the son of Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him).  The name of the habitation where he resided was also Madian.  It was a fertile land which produced rich crops.  …

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THE PROPHET YUNUS (peace be upon him)

The Story of Jonah (Yunus) (Peace be upon him)     IBN KATHEER Prophet Jonah (Yunus) also known as Dhan-Nun. About his people Almighty Allah said: «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 Jonah; when they believed, We …

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The World of Jinn and Its Secrets

The World of Jinn and Its Secrets (Q & A) Sheikh M. S. Al-Munajjid, a prominent Muslim lecturer and author, who states: “Allah Almighty has created certain creatures, some of them are known to us and some of them are not. In his capacity as Allah’s vicegerent on earth, man is ordained by Allah to worship Him Alone without partners. …

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