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Quran: Reflection & Action Series 2

سورة المسد

Period of Revelation:
In Makkah, during the early stages of Prophethood
Revealed after Surah Al Fatiha, before Surah At Takweer

Purpose of Revelation:
To show the ultimate end of Abu Lahab and his wife, Umm Jameel.

Reflection:
Warning to those who make the lives of the believers difficult.

Call to Action:
Give charity
Help believers

سورة النصر

Period of Revelation:
In Madinah, after Surah at Tawbah

Purpose of Revelation:
End of the Prophet’s mission on this Earth, and preparation for him to return to His Lord.

Reflection:
Help of Allah eventually leads to victory.
Importance of remembering Allah, praising Him and seeking His forgiveness.

Call to Action:
Be prepared to help new believers.
Call others to Islam.
Do Dhikr often: سبحان الله وبحمده
Repent often: استغفر الله

سورة الكافرون

Period of Revelation:
In Makkah, after Surah Al Maun, right before the command of Hirjah was sent.

Purpose of Revelation:
To dissociate from Shirk

Reflection:
Dangers of following others who call to evil.

Call to Action:
Recite Surah Al Kafirun in first Rakah and Surah Al Ikhlaas in the second Rakah of Sunnah prayers of Fajr and Maghreb.

سورة الكوثر

Period of Revelation:
Revealed in Makkah, after Surah Al Adiyat and before Surah Al Takathur.

Purpose of Revelation:
In praise and honour of the Final Messenger ﷺ.

Reflection:
Praising and honouring the Messenger ﷺ.
Command to pray and sacrifice purely for the sake of Allah.
End of those who dishonour the Messenger ﷺ.

Call to Action:
Send Salawat upon the Messenger ﷺ often.
Study his Seerah.
Apply his Sunnah.

Link to the Zoom session:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/dKYejfeT74n9VN7rucAjWdJgFzI979BB57Bt0OLuS4xL6Y2ZNb3FRihVKgPooBrusYnpO6DG32Phdws1.ulCmhse9zJ_6OGYv

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