EXEMPLIFYING RASULULLAH S.A.W. IN RESPONDING TO TRIALS

June 10, 2022



Some reminders mentioned in Khutbah by Imam Dr. Shaheed Coovadia for pondering:



111:1

تَبَّتْ يَدَآ أَبِى لَهَبٍۢ وَتَبَّ ١

May the hands of Abu Lahab perish, and he ˹himself˺ perish!

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran



111:2

مَآ أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُ مَالُهُۥ وَمَا كَسَبَ ٢

Neither his wealth nor ˹worldly˺ gains will benefit him.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran



111:3

سَيَصْلَىٰ نَارًۭا ذَاتَ لَهَبٍۢ ٣

He will burn in a flaming Fire,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran



111:4

وَٱمْرَأَتُهُۥ حَمَّالَةَ ٱلْحَطَبِ ٤

and ˹so will˺ his wife, the carrier of ˹thorny˺ kindling,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran



111:5

فِى جِيدِهَا حَبْلٌۭ مِّن مَّسَدٍۭ ٥

around her neck will be a rope of palm-fibre.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran



On the authority of Abu Dharr Jundub ibn Junadah, and Abu Abdur-Rahman Muadh bin Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him), that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:

Have taqwa (fear) of Allah wherever you may be, and follow up a bad deed with a good deed which will wipe it out, and behave well towards the people. It was related by at-Tirmidhi, who said it was a hasan (good) hadeeth, and in some copies it is stated to be a hasan saheeh hadeeth.



Narrated Abu Musa:

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "A faithful believer to a faithful believer is like the bricks of a wall, enforcing each other." While (saying that) the Prophet (ﷺ) clasped his hands, by interlacing his fingers.




108:3

إِنَّ شَانِئَكَ هُوَ ٱلْأَبْتَرُ ٣

Only the one who hates you is truly cut off ˹from any goodness˺.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran





6:108

وَلَا تَسُبُّوا۟ ٱلَّذِينَ يَدْعُونَ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ فَيَسُبُّوا۟ ٱللَّهَ عَدْوًۢا بِغَيْرِ عِلْمٍۢ ۗ كَذَٰلِكَ زَيَّنَّا لِكُلِّ أُمَّةٍ عَمَلَهُمْ ثُمَّ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِم مَّرْجِعُهُمْ فَيُنَبِّئُهُم بِمَا كَانُوا۟ يَعْمَلُونَ ١٠٨

˹O believers!˺ Do not insult what they invoke besides Allah or they will insult Allah spitefully out of ignorance. This is how We have made each people’s deeds appealing to them. Then to their Lord is their return, and He will inform them of what they used to do.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran




33:21

لَّقَدْ كَانَ لَكُمْ فِى رَسُولِ ٱللَّهِ أُسْوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌۭ لِّمَن كَانَ يَرْجُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَٱلْيَوْمَ ٱلْـَٔاخِرَ وَذَكَرَ ٱللَّهَ كَثِيرًۭا ٢١

Indeed, in the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example for whoever has hope in Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah often.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran