Lectures on Prophets

Omar Suleiman – Masjid Al Aqsa : The Occupied Sanctuary

Imam Omar Suleiman explains the religious significance of Masjid al-Aqsa.

Abdul Karim Yahya – Identity Tested: Lessons from the Prophets

“Indeed in the Messenger of Allah you have a good example to follow for the one who hopes for (the Meeting with) Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah much. (33: 21) Nobody had it more difficult than our beloved prophets, peace be upon them all. They managed to stay grounded in their identity while living as a religious minority, staying strong in adversity and living a life of service. What lessons can we take from their examples to apply in our daily lives as we attempt to understand ourselves and progress in society? Recorded at the 51st Annual MSA National Continental Conference in Detroit, MI on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

Suhaib Webb – Noah

A new movie is out titled “Noah”, Imam Suhaib Webb’s khutbah discusses Noah (Nuh) in Islam and reacts to the movie. He mentions that this is an opportunity for us to learn and educate.

Safi Khan – Yaqeen: Moving Forward With Confidence in Allah

In this lecture by Imam Safi Khan, discover the concept of yaqeen, of confidence in Allah, and how to imbibe its features to help you stay away from depression and to move forward in life. This lecture covers examples from the lives of Abu Bakr, Khalid ibn Waleed, and the mother of Musa.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Stories Of The Prophets (Complete Series – 30 Videos)

This is a 30-part series by Mufti Ismail Menk on all the prophets of Islam (peace be upon them all).

Abdal Hakim Murad – Prophetic Manners

In this khutba the Sheikh illustrates the high Islamic principle of adab (loosely translated as ‘manners’) with examples drawn from the rich tapestry of prophetic stories woven into the Qur’an. We learn how Ayyub (Job) is exiled from his loved ones, how Ibrahim (Abraham) receives unexpected desert visitors, how Isa (Jesus) is questioned over that which others ascribe to him, how Musa (Moses) was met with unexpected rewards in exile, may Allah be pleased with them all. These ancient examples of profound adab before a breakthrough moment is what we are called on to emulate in this present day and age.

Of course such a khutba would not be complete without mentioning the last of the emissaries of Allah – after the tribulations of Taif, the death of his uncle and patron, his wife, his son and the persecution of his enemies, Prophet Muhammad – may Allah grant him His blessings and peace – was able to say “O Allah, I ask that you do not change your decree, but that you be gentle with it”. This is the maqam an-nubuwwa, the station of prophethood.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Stories of the Prophets (29-day series)

This is a playlist of 116 videos of a 29-day series.

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