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Charity

The religion of Islam is a religion of mercy. It is the religion of helping others for the sake of Allah SWT. It is about helping the poor and helping the needy. In Sura Baqarah, ayat 261, Allah SWT says:…

Charity in Ramadan

Dear brothers and sisters, charity like any other good deed, has extra reward given to it in the month of Ramadan.   In fact, charity is a purifier of the fasting we perform in Ramadan. As humans, we are imperfect…

Diseases of the Heart (2)

The imam referenced ayats 31 to 3 from Sura Qaaf of the Glorious Quran in which it said:   And Paradise will be brought near to the righteous, not far, [It will be said], “This is what you were promised –…

Interaction with one another

Dear brothers and sisters, the khutba this week was on a particular hadith of the Prophet SAWS and as with all hadith’s, they are best understood when analysed with context and thought. This one in particular though is self-explanatory so…

Zakat – The obligatory charity

Our khutba today is about a financial act of worship which protects the soul from its greed and purifies it from stinginess. It is about Zakat. The imam speaks of the following hadith in which the prophet SAWS said: “Islam…

Spend in the way of Allah

Dear brothers and sisters, Islam is a religion of moderation in all aspects of life. And life is one that is to be enjoyed within the boundaries placed upon us by our Lord. However, there are people that can take…

Best of Charity

Allah SWT has given us roles in this world. Whether it is as a child, a parent, a spouse or in our jobs, we all have responsibilities that we carry out as part of the society in which we live.…

Youth in the Masjid

Allah SWT has blessed this community with a base that is a welcome haven for all. This masjid, like masjids all throughout the world are the houses of Allah SWT but benefit us all in different ways. For some, this…

Charity of Eid-ul-fitr

Allah SWT says in the Glorious Quran:   The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion.   So whoever sights [the new moon of]…