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Love for the Sake of Allah

Friday sermon (jum'ah khutba) by Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad - Cambridge - 22 January 2010 - 27 mins 55 secs

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In this sermon, Sheikh Abdal Hakim discusses the significance of love for our fellow mankind that is purely for the sake of Allah, rather than for any worldly attachment or desire.

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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wonderful khutba! My thanks to Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad, and the team responsible for this perenially helpful website =)!

Anonymous said...

Yes, it truly is wonderful. May Allah (swt) reward your efforts

(Love is nostalgia)

salaam

Anonymous said...

I love that the khutbah from last week was about death and this week about love. The connection between the two and how they overlapped although one would think the topics are on different ends of the spectrum.

Keep them coming. Enlightens me and fills my week with beauty.

Anonymous said...

The Most Concise Definition of Allah
The most concise definition of God in Islam is given in the four verses of Surah Ikhlas which is Chapter 112 of the Qur’an:

"Say: He is Allah,
The One and Only.
"Allah, the Eternal, Absolute.
"He begets not, nor is He begotten.
And there is none like unto Him."
[Al-Qur’an 112:1-4]
The word ‘Assamad’ is difficult to translate. It means ‘absolute existence’, which can be attributed only to Allah (swt), all other existence being temporal or conditional. It also means that Allah (swt) is not dependant on any person or thing, but all persons and things are dependant on Him.

Surah Ikhlas - the touchstone of theology:

Surah Ikhlas (Chapter 112) of the Glorious Qur’an, is the touchstone of theology. ‘Theo’ in Greek means God and ‘logy’ means study. Thus Theology means study of God and to Muslims this four line definition of Almighty God serves as the touchstone of the study of God. Any candidate to divinity must be subjected to this ‘acid test’. Since the attributes of Allah given in this chapter are unique, false gods and pretenders to divinity can be easily dismissed using these verses.

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Anonymous said...

Salam 'alaykum,

Please please please upload the talk that the Shaykh gave yesterday to LSE on "Can Liberalism deal with Islam?" for those of us who couldn't make it.

May Allah reward the CKetc team!

Ebad said...

beautiful!

Cambridge Khutbas said...

Salaams,

We'll do our best to get hold of the LSE talk inshaAllah.

CKetc Team

Saif said...

There's a talk about Islam and Liberalism!?!


Ok PLEASE try to upload that one.

Cambridge Khutbas said...

Thanks to the good people at LSE Isoc, we do now have a recording of that talk on Islam and liberalism and will upload it soon inshaAllah, probably next week.

m a said...

alhamdulillah