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  • 1. REFLECTION ON THE MESSAGEREFLECTION ON THE MESSAGE OF THE QUR’ANOF THE QUR’AN IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. SURAH AL-KAHFI : 18 : 1-10SURAH AL-KAHFI : 18 : 1-10 IN-HOUSE TALK FOR ADULT & NEW MUSLIMSIN-HOUSE TALK FOR ADULT & NEW MUSLIMS ““MABUHAY CLUB” – DARUL ARQAM SINGAPORE.MABUHAY CLUB” – DARUL ARQAM SINGAPORE. BY:BY: USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAILUSTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL SINGAPURASINGAPURA 13 JULY 2014 (SUNDAY)13 JULY 2014 (SUNDAY) 5-30 PM @ THE GALAXY5-30 PM @ THE GALAXY Muslim Converts Assn. SporeMuslim Converts Assn. Spore GEYLANG, CHANGI ROADGEYLANG, CHANGI ROAD All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) PART # 1
  • 2. "THE BEST AMONGST YOU IS ONE"THE BEST AMONGST YOU IS ONE WHO LEARNS THE QUR'AN ANDWHO LEARNS THE QUR'AN AND WHO TEACHES IT"-WHO TEACHES IT"- ((HADITH REPORTED BY BUKHARYHADITH REPORTED BY BUKHARY)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 3. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  • 4. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““It is He (Allah) Who has sent amongst the Unlettered aIt is He (Allah) Who has sent amongst the Unlettered a messenger (Muhammad) from among themselves, to (messenger (Muhammad) from among themselves, to (YAT-LU-YAT-LU- AA-YA –TIHIMAA-YA –TIHIM) rehearse to them His Signs , and () rehearse to them His Signs , and (YU-ZAK-KEE-YU-ZAK-KEE- HIMHIM) to sanctify them (purify and make them grow), and to) to sanctify them (purify and make them grow), and to ((YU-’AL-LIMU-HUMYU-’AL-LIMU-HUM) instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom―) instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom― although they had been, before, in manifest error― .“although they had been, before, in manifest error― .“ ((Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 2Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 2))
  • 5. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  • 6. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““And [to] others of them who have not yet joinedAnd [to] others of them who have not yet joined themthem. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. That is. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. That is the bounty of Allah, which He gives to whom He wills,the bounty of Allah, which He gives to whom He wills, and Allah is the possessor of great bounty.“and Allah is the possessor of great bounty.“ ((Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 3-4Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 3-4))
  • 7. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““O Prophet! Truly We have sent thee as a Witness (O Prophet! Truly We have sent thee as a Witness (SHAAHIDAHSHAAHIDAH), a), a Bearer of Glad Tidings (Bearer of Glad Tidings (MUBAS-SHIRAHMUBAS-SHIRAH), and a Warner (), and a Warner (NADZEERAHNADZEERAH)―)― And as one who invites to Allah's (Grace) by His leave (And as one who invites to Allah's (Grace) by His leave (DAA-’IYANDAA-’IYAN ILALLAAHILALLAAH) , and as a Lamp spreading Light () , and as a Lamp spreading Light (SIRAAJAN MUNEERAHSIRAAJAN MUNEERAH).”).” ((Qur’an: an-Nahlu: 16: 45-46Qur’an: an-Nahlu: 16: 45-46))
  • 8. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  • 9. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““And strive (And strive (WA-JAA-HADUWA-JAA-HADU) in His cause as ye ought to) in His cause as ye ought to strive, (with sincerity and under discipline). He has chosenstrive, (with sincerity and under discipline). He has chosen you, and has imposed no difficulties on you in religion; ityou, and has imposed no difficulties on you in religion; it is the (is the (MILLATMILLAT) creed of your father Abraham. It is He) creed of your father Abraham. It is He Who has named you Muslims, both before and in thisWho has named you Muslims, both before and in this (Revelation); that the Messenger ((Revelation); that the Messenger (SHAHEEDANSHAHEEDAN) may be a) may be a witness for you, and ye be witnesses for mankind!witness for you, and ye be witnesses for mankind! ((SHUHADAA-A- ‘ALAN-NAASSHUHADAA-A- ‘ALAN-NAAS)).“.“ ((Qur’an: al- Hajj: 22:78Qur’an: al- Hajj: 22:78))
  • 10. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““And thus have We willed you to be a community of theAnd thus have We willed you to be a community of the middle way (middle way (UMMATAN WASOTANUMMATAN WASOTAN) [i.e. justly balanced], so) [i.e. justly balanced], so that [with your lives] you might bear witness to the truththat [with your lives] you might bear witness to the truth before all mankind (before all mankind (SHUHADAA-A - ‘ALAN-NAASSHUHADAA-A - ‘ALAN-NAAS) , and the) , and the Messenger as a witness over you.“Messenger as a witness over you.“ ((Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143))
  • 11. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““O YOU who have attained to faith!O YOU who have attained to faith! Be helpers [in the causeBe helpers [in the cause of Allah]of Allah] - even as Jesus, the son of Mary, said unto the- even as Jesus, the son of Mary, said unto the white-garbed ones, "Who will be my helpers in Allah'swhite-garbed ones, "Who will be my helpers in Allah's cause?" - whereupon the white-garbed [disciples] replied,cause?" - whereupon the white-garbed [disciples] replied, ""We shall be [thy] helpers [in the cause] of AllahWe shall be [thy] helpers [in the cause] of Allah!”!” ((Qur’an: Saff: 61: 14Qur’an: Saff: 61: 14))
  • 12. ““Among theAmong the believers are men who have [always] been truebelievers are men who have [always] been true to what they have vowed before Allahto what they have vowed before Allah: Of them some have: Of them some have fulfilled their obligations (with their lives), and some of themfulfilled their obligations (with their lives), and some of them are still waiting (for its fulfillment) without having changedare still waiting (for its fulfillment) without having changed [their resolve] in the least.”[their resolve] in the least.” ((Qur’an: al-Ahzab: 33: 23Qur’an: al-Ahzab: 33: 23)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  • 13. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) SURAH AL-KAHFI : 18 : 1-10SURAH AL-KAHFI : 18 : 1-10
  • 14. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Whosoever recite from the beginning three verses ofWhosoever recite from the beginning three verses of Surah Al-Kahfi, will be protected (safeguarded) from theSurah Al-Kahfi, will be protected (safeguarded) from the tribulation (tribulation (FITNAHFITNAH) of the Dajjal (the Antichrist).”) of the Dajjal (the Antichrist).” ((Hadith narrated by Abu Darda’ as reported by TirmidziHadith narrated by Abu Darda’ as reported by Tirmidzi))
  • 15. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Whosoever memorize the beginning three verses ofWhosoever memorize the beginning three verses of Surah Al-Kahfi, will be protected (safeguarded) from theSurah Al-Kahfi, will be protected (safeguarded) from the tribulation (tribulation (FITNAHFITNAH) of the Dajjal (the Antichrist).”) of the Dajjal (the Antichrist).” ((Hadith narrated by Abu Sa’id as reported by HakeemHadith narrated by Abu Sa’id as reported by Hakeem))
  • 16. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) “Whoever memorizes ten Ayat from the beginning of Surah Al-Kahf will be protected from the Dajjal (the Antichrist).” (Hadith narrated by Tirmizi, Muslim, Abu Dawud, An-Nasa-’i)
  • 17. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 18. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. ““[All] praise is [due] to Allah, who has sent down upon[All] praise is [due] to Allah, who has sent down upon His Servant the Book and has not made therein anyHis Servant the Book and has not made therein any deviance.[He has made it] straight, to warn of severedeviance.[He has made it] straight, to warn of severe punishment from Him and to give good tidings to thepunishment from Him and to give good tidings to the believers who do righteous deeds that they will have abelievers who do righteous deeds that they will have a good reward In which they will remain forever .”good reward In which they will remain forever .” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 1-3Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 1-3))
  • 19. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ALL PRAISE IS DUE TO ALLAH  In the beginning Allah, praises His Holy Self at the beginning and end of matters, for He is the One to be praised in all circumstances, all praise and thanks be to Him, in the beginning and in the end.  We are to remember that Allah, who informs us of Himself being AR-RAH- MAA-N – (the Most Beneficient, or exceedingly Gracious, Most Compassionate ) - “Should He not then be praised?” - “Isn’t we human has the innate primordial instinct to be appreciative, capable of being grateful, being thankful, expressing it through praise? - “How do you praise? - To worship Allah is to acknowledge with gratefulness, His Praiseworthiness.
  • 20. The key toThe key to succeed in this test as wellsucceed in this test as well as to deserve achievingas to deserve achieving further increase offurther increase of bestowals from Allah.bestowals from Allah. yet how does one becomeyet how does one become grateful? What are thegrateful? What are the important criteria?important criteria? 1.1. Acknowledge and extol praises ofAcknowledge and extol praises of the true giver, Allah Who alone isthe true giver, Allah Who alone is God, the Bestower of all favours.God, the Bestower of all favours. 2.2. Learn the value of what is given,Learn the value of what is given, do not take any of these favoursdo not take any of these favours for granted.for granted. 3.3. Utilize what is given inUtilize what is given in accordance to what may pleaseaccordance to what may please the Giver (i.e. do not abuse thethe Giver (i.e. do not abuse the gift), so as not to cause His wrathgift), so as not to cause His wrath to befall us.to befall us. CRITERIACRITERIA All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 21. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) HE (ALLAH) WHO SENT DOWN (REVELATION) TO HIS SERVANT (MUHAMMAD S.A.A.W.) THE BOOK (AL-QUR’AN)  Allah SWT praises Himself for revealing His Mighty Book to HisAllah SWT praises Himself for revealing His Mighty Book to His Noble Messenger Muhammad , which is the greatest blessingNoble Messenger Muhammad , which is the greatest blessing that Allah has granted the people of this earth. Through thethat Allah has granted the people of this earth. Through the Qur'an, He brings them out of the darkness into light.Qur'an, He brings them out of the darkness into light.  Today secularism rejects the validity of ‘revelation’ of religion,Today secularism rejects the validity of ‘revelation’ of religion, consigning it to ‘orthodoxy’ and aggressively advocate onlyconsigning it to ‘orthodoxy’ and aggressively advocate only human ‘rationality’ human alone as arbiter of Truth.human ‘rationality’ human alone as arbiter of Truth.
  • 22. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ITS CONTENT (AL-QUR’AN) : THERE IS NO CROOKEDNESS, NEITHER DEVIANCY NOR INCONSISTENCIES – IT IS FLAWLESS MIRACLE  He has made it a Book that is straight, neither distorted norHe has made it a Book that is straight, neither distorted nor confusion therein. It clearly guides to a straight path, plainconfusion therein. It clearly guides to a straight path, plain and manifest.and manifest.  In fact, the Qur’an is theIn fact, the Qur’an is the MU’JIZATMU’JIZAT – (“that which brings– (“that which brings low”)- as the proof from Allah to defeat and subdue, tolow”)- as the proof from Allah to defeat and subdue, to humble all who tries to deny or oppose the authority ofhumble all who tries to deny or oppose the authority of Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w. as Allah final Messenger.Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w. as Allah final Messenger.
  • 23. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ALLAH S.W.T. MADE ITS TEACHING UNERRINGLY STRAIGHT, UNSWERVINGLY UPRIGHT, PROFOUNDLY DIRECT -  It is amazing that the termIt is amazing that the term QAY-YEEMAQAY-YEEMA – from the root :– from the root : stand still or firm, rose/stand up, managed/conducted/ordered/regulated/superintended, established, made it straight/right, maintain/erect/observe/perform, set up, people/community/company, abode, stature/dignity/rank. AQAMA - to keep a thing or an affair in a right state. QAF-WAW-MIM
  • 24. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) TO WARN OF THE SEVERE PUNISHMENT FROM HIM  This aspect –This aspect – WARNINGWARNING of a terrible punishment - demonstrateof a terrible punishment - demonstrate the Mercy, the concern of Allah to us; to be careful from having tothe Mercy, the concern of Allah to us; to be careful from having to face Hisface His JUSTICEJUSTICE, which although stipulates reward, but also, which although stipulates reward, but also punishment.punishment.  To be saved from punishment takes precedence, more importantTo be saved from punishment takes precedence, more important than to be rewarded.than to be rewarded.  Thus in Islam – “Thus in Islam – “What is lawful is clear and what is forbidden is alsoWhat is lawful is clear and what is forbidden is also clearclear” – and all Muslim must strive towards” – and all Muslim must strive towards TAQWATAQWA
  • 25. If you are wearing an overflowing robe, how would you walk through upon a road full of bushes of thorns ? # ۱ PARABLE OF WALKING IN THORNY PATHWAY All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 26. It would not be a problem to walk upon this road this wide isn’t it? 2 metres # ۲ Suppose you are shown this lighted path …. PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 27. But now knowing the reality of where you really are, how would you be walking upon it? 2 metres # ۲ PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 28. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) AND TO CONVEY THE GLADTIDINGS, (INDEED CLEAR DIVINE ASSURANCE) OF EVERLASTING REWARD FOR THE BELIEVERS WHO DO RIGHTEOUS DEEDS  As life is a test, we the Believers are required to strive withAs life is a test, we the Believers are required to strive with Patience and Constancy in this world. We have to endure trialsPatience and Constancy in this world. We have to endure trials and tribulations; sometimes affected with doubts and despair;and tribulations; sometimes affected with doubts and despair; being harassed and mocked especially by the cynics, the atheistbeing harassed and mocked especially by the cynics, the atheist and the secularists; etc.and the secularists; etc.
  • 29. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) AND TO CONVEY THE GLADTIDINGS, (INDEED CLEAR DIVINE ASSURANCE) OF EVERLASTING REWARD FOR THE BELIEVERS WHO DO RIGHTEOUS DEEDS  Allah SWT, gave us thisAllah SWT, gave us this AL-AL-QUR’ANQUR’AN, so meticulously well-preserved,, so meticulously well-preserved, not only as the Book of Guidance, but it is the greatest source ofnot only as the Book of Guidance, but it is the greatest source of solace and assurance available to motivate and inspire us Muslimssolace and assurance available to motivate and inspire us Muslims to strive in life, through strengthening ofto strive in life, through strengthening of IIMANIIMAN (Faith; believe,(Faith; believe, conviction) withconviction) with ‘AMALAN SWOLIHAH‘AMALAN SWOLIHAH (Righteous deeds)(Righteous deeds)  And Allah SWT never break His Promises.And Allah SWT never break His Promises.
  • 30. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 31. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. “ …“ … and also to warn those who say: "Allah hasand also to warn those who say: "Allah has taken to Himself a son, they have no knowledgetaken to Himself a son, they have no knowledge of it, nor had their fathers; a grievous word it isof it, nor had their fathers; a grievous word it is that comes out of their mouths; they speakthat comes out of their mouths; they speak nothing but a lie. ”nothing but a lie. ” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 4-5Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 4-5))
  • 32. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) TO WARN THOSE WHO ASSERTS THAT ALLAH PROCREATE, ESPECIALLY TODAY THE TRINITARIAN CHRISTIANS OF THE SERIOUS ERROR OF BLASPHEMY WHICH ARE BASED ON ‘LIES’ - SO THAT THEY TOO CAN BE SAVED Flimsy doctrinal basis : ORIGINAL SIN DIEFICATION OF JESUS CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH OF JESUS
  • 33. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) How obnoxious to Allah is this blasphemy?How obnoxious to Allah is this blasphemy?
  • 34. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) How obnoxious to Allah is this blasphemy?How obnoxious to Allah is this blasphemy? And they say, "The Most Merciful has taken [for Himself]And they say, "The Most Merciful has taken [for Himself] a son." You have done an atrocious thing. The heavensa son." You have done an atrocious thing. The heavens almost rupture therefrom and the earth splits open andalmost rupture therefrom and the earth splits open and the mountains collapse in devastation. That theythe mountains collapse in devastation. That they attribute to the Most Merciful a son. And it is notattribute to the Most Merciful a son. And it is not appropriate for the Most Merciful that He should take aappropriate for the Most Merciful that He should take a son. There is no one in the heavens and earth but that heson. There is no one in the heavens and earth but that he comes to the Most Merciful as a servant.comes to the Most Merciful as a servant. ((Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 88-93Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 88-93))
  • 35. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION
  • 36. ““Whoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] hisWhoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] his soul. And whoever errs only errs against it.soul. And whoever errs only errs against it. And no bearerAnd no bearer of burdens will bear the burden of anotherof burdens will bear the burden of another. And never. And never would We punish until We sent a messenger.”would We punish until We sent a messenger.” ((Qur’an: al-Isra’: 17: 15Qur’an: al-Isra’: 17: 15)) OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 37. “ The soul that sinneth it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity (sins) of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity (sins) of the son, the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him… ” (Ezekiel 18: 20) AS FOUND IN THE OLD TESTAMENTAS FOUND IN THE OLD TESTAMENT OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 38. “… But the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.” (Ezekiel 18 : 21) (Note similarity with the Islamic concept of ‘TAUBAH’ here : consistent with Islam. Unfortunately later Christian Church leaders have replaced this with their concept of the ‘original sin’ , ‘blood redemption’ and ‘vicarious atonement’.) AS FOUND IN THE OLD TESTAMENTAS FOUND IN THE OLD TESTAMENT OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 39. Man was placed on earth in the hole - condemned THEIR CONCEPT OF SALVATION OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 40. Man was placed on earth in the hole - condemned THEIR CONCEPT OF SALVATION Thus for them, it requires a Saviour to redeem him out of the ‘Sin’ – (by vicarious atonement) alleging: “Jesus dying for the Sins of mankind” OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 41. Man was placed on earth in the hole - condemned Man was placed on earth innocent – not condemned ISLAM’S MESSAGEISLAM’S MESSAGE THEIR CONCEPT OF SALVATION Thus for them, it requires a Saviour to redeem him out of the ‘Sin’ – (by vicarious atonement) alleging: “Jesus dying for the Sins of mankind” OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 42. Man was placed on earth in the hole - condemned Man was placed on earth innocent – not condemned Yet in life, he may fall into sin Thus he requires GUIDANCE ISLAM’S MESSAGEISLAM’S MESSAGE THEIR CONCEPT OF SALVATION Thus for them, it requires a Saviour to redeem him out of the ‘Sin’ – (by vicarious atonement) alleging: “Jesus dying for the Sins of mankind” OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 43. Man was placed on earth in the hole - condemned Man was placed on earth innocent – not condemned Yet in life he may fall into sin Thus he requires GUIDANCE Even if he falls, there is hope of Allah’s Mercy and Forgiveness ISLAM’S MESSAGEISLAM’S MESSAGE Forgiveness through repentance and reparation, while in this world THEIR CONCEPT OF SALVATION MERCYMERCY Thus for them, it requires a Saviour to redeem him out of the ‘Sin’ – (by vicarious atonement) alleging: “Jesus dying for the Sins of mankind” OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 44. There is no such thing as the Original Sin… Because to us God (Allah) Has already forgiven Adam and Hawa OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 45. There is no such thing as the Original Sin… “They (Adam and Hawa) said, "Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves, and if You do not forgive us and have mercy upon us, we will surely be among the losers.” (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 23) OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 46. There is no such thing as the Original Sin… ““Then Adam received from his Lord [some] words,Then Adam received from his Lord [some] words, and He accepted his repentance. Indeed, it is He whoand He accepted his repentance. Indeed, it is He who is the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful.”is the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 37Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 37)) OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 47. “Jesus says : ‘Not everyone who says to me ‘Lord, Lord’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven” * (Matthew 7 : 21 ) ( * Islam : means “submission of God’s will” ) HOW SHALL MAN BE SAVED IN HEREAFTER ?HOW SHALL MAN BE SAVED IN HEREAFTER ? AS FOUND IN THE GOSPEL - NEW TESTAMENT RECORD:AS FOUND IN THE GOSPEL - NEW TESTAMENT RECORD: OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 48. OUR REFUTATIONOUR REFUTATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 49. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Then perhaps you would kill yourself throughThen perhaps you would kill yourself through grief over themgrief over them, [O Muhammad], if they do not, [O Muhammad], if they do not believe in this message, [and]believe in this message, [and] out of sorrowout of sorrow.”.” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 6Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 6))
  • 50. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) PROPHET MUHAMMAD’S EXCEPTIONALLY GRIEVOUS CONCERN FOR THE ETERNAL SALVATION AND WELL-BEING OF EVERY ONE  Allah SWT, records intimately to us, for posterity in thisAllah SWT, records intimately to us, for posterity in this AL-AL-QUR’ANQUR’AN, the, the Merciful and Compassionate disposition (Merciful and Compassionate disposition (AKHLAQAKHLAQ) of His Messenger) of His Messenger Muhammad s.a.a.w. – towards all mankind that they all might be savedMuhammad s.a.a.w. – towards all mankind that they all might be saved from the Hell fire.from the Hell fire.  We, as followers of this Last Prophet too must feel with him towardsWe, as followers of this Last Prophet too must feel with him towards those who have not been “guided upon the Way of our Lord”.those who have not been “guided upon the Way of our Lord”.  If you love Allah and His Messenger s.a.a.w., then we have to be asIf you love Allah and His Messenger s.a.a.w., then we have to be as concern for all mankind as he. Help inconcern for all mankind as he. Help in DA’WAH ISLAAMIYAH.DA’WAH ISLAAMIYAH.
  • 51. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Indeed, We have made that which is on theIndeed, We have made that which is on the earth adornmentearth adornment for itfor it that We may test themthat We may test them [as to] which of them is[as to] which of them is best in deedbest in deed.”.” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 7Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 7))
  • 52. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) THE REALITY OF LIFE ON EARTH ( TEMPORARY PLACE OF TEST ) -Man given Limited freewil and choice – so as to manifest God’s Justice - Whether this worldly glitters of its adornment can detract and distract man of his Faith -So believe and trust in God and the Hereafter
  • 53. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Let it be known that ultimatelyLet it be known that ultimately We will turn allWe will turn all things on earth into barren dustthings on earth into barren dust.”.” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 8Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 8))
  • 54. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) THE REALITY OF LIFE ON EARTH ( TEMPORARY PLACE OF TEST ) - IT WILL ALL BE TOTALLY DESTROYED  Yet, some of us are too absorbed with the world; to attached andYet, some of us are too absorbed with the world; to attached and intoxicated with matters which does not have any permanence.intoxicated with matters which does not have any permanence.  We are too preoccupied with amassing wealth, status, careers,We are too preoccupied with amassing wealth, status, careers, friends, enjoyment etc. and become distracted from what isfriends, enjoyment etc. and become distracted from what is INEVITABLEINEVITABLE – death and the eternal Hereafter.– death and the eternal Hereafter.
  • 55. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““Or have you thought that the Companions ofOr have you thought that the Companions of the Cave and the inscription were, among Ourthe Cave and the inscription were, among Our signs, a wonder? (‘signs, a wonder? (‘AJABAAJABA)”)” ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 9Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 9))
  • 56. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) STORY OF THE YOUTH SLEEPERS IN THE CAVE ( A WONDEROUS SIGNS TO BE REFLECTED )  Indeed we are living in an age where true believers are beingIndeed we are living in an age where true believers are being maligned (spoken ill of), treated as strangers, nay even as freaks ormaligned (spoken ill of), treated as strangers, nay even as freaks or “odd balls – crazy” that needs to be converted to ‘mainstream’..“odd balls – crazy” that needs to be converted to ‘mainstream’..  All kinds of programs are being done to undermine our hold to ourAll kinds of programs are being done to undermine our hold to our Faith. Today many people clamor to attend motivational talks,Faith. Today many people clamor to attend motivational talks, paying hundreds or even thousands.paying hundreds or even thousands.
  • 57. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) STORY OF THE YOUTH SLEEPERS IN THE CAVE ( A WONDEROUS SIGNS TO BE REFLECTED )  Indeed it comes as no surprise the Prophet s.a.a.w. specificallyIndeed it comes as no surprise the Prophet s.a.a.w. specifically instructed that we who are living in ‘End times’ must look to thisinstructed that we who are living in ‘End times’ must look to this Surah – with the main theme being the story of the Youth in theSurah – with the main theme being the story of the Youth in the Cave.Cave.  How much do we know? What are we to learn from this?How much do we know? What are we to learn from this?
  • 58. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) ““[Mention] when the[Mention] when the youths retreatedyouths retreated to the caveto the cave and said, "Our Lord, grant usand said, "Our Lord, grant us from Yourself mercyfrom Yourself mercy andand prepare for usprepare for us from our affairfrom our affair right guidanceright guidance."." ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 10Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 10))
  • 59. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)  THEIR YOUTH  THEIR COMRADESHIP  THEIR RETREAT  THEIR CHOICE OF THE CAVE  THEIR BEING ACCOMPANIED BY A LOYAL DOG Let us try to learn from several important aspects in theLet us try to learn from several important aspects in the Qur’anic narrative (inscription):Qur’anic narrative (inscription):
  • 60. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)  . THEIR SUPPLICATION (DU’A) Let us try to learn from several important aspects in theLet us try to learn from several important aspects in the Qur’anic narrative (inscription):Qur’anic narrative (inscription): ROB-BANAA- AA – TI-NA – MIN-LA- DUN-KA – ROH - MATAN WA – HAI – YI’ – LA – NAA – MIN – AM – RI- NAA – RA - SHA - DAA Our Lord, grant usOur Lord, grant us from Yourself mercyfrom Yourself mercy andand prepare for usprepare for us from our affairfrom our affair right guidanceright guidance TO BE CONTINUED – INSHA-ALLAH
  • 61. AND ALLAH KNOWS ALL AND WITH ALLAH IS THE GUIDANCE AND SUCCESS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  • 62. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 IN THE NAME OF ALLAHIN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASSIONATEMOST COMPASSIONATE MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL Du’a taught by my mentor, al-Ustaz Muhammad bin Muhammad Sa’id Semarang, as well as my other traditional Asaatizah. May Allah reward them all with every goodness., and grant upon us, our parents and them, His Mercy and His Forgiveness. All the Praises belongs to Allah,All the Praises belongs to Allah, Lord (Sustainer) of the worlds.Lord (Sustainer) of the worlds. AL-AL-HHAM-DU – LIL-LAA-HI – ROB-BIL – ‘AA-LA-MEENAM-DU – LIL-LAA-HI – ROB-BIL – ‘AA-LA-MEEN ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 63. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 IN THE NAME OF ALLAHIN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASSIONATEMOST COMPASSIONATE MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL Salutations and Peace be upon the Messenger of Allah,Salutations and Peace be upon the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad, son of ‘Abdullah;Muhammad, son of ‘Abdullah; WA-WA- SWSWOLAA -TU – WAS- SA-LAA-MU - ‘ALAA- ROSUU-LIL-LAAHOLAA -TU – WAS- SA-LAA-MU - ‘ALAA- ROSUU-LIL-LAAH MUMUHHAM-MAD – IB-NU – ‘ABDILLAAHAM-MAD – IB-NU – ‘ABDILLAAH ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON Du’a taught by my mentor, al-Ustaz Muhammad bin Muhammad Sa’id Semarang, as well as my other traditional Asaatizah. May Allah reward them all with every goodness., and grant upon us, our parents and them, His Mercy and His Forgiveness.
  • 64. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 IN THE NAME OF ALLAHIN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASSIONATEMOST COMPASSIONATE MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL Du’a taught by my mentor, al-Ustaz Muhammad bin Muhammad Sa’id Semarang, as well as my other traditional Asaatizah. May Allah reward them all with every goodness., and grant upon us, our parents and them, His Mercy and His Forgiveness. and upon his Household and Companions,and upon his Household and Companions, and all who follow and are loyal to himand all who follow and are loyal to him (and support him in his cause).(and support him in his cause). WA- ‘ALAA – AA - LIHI – WA –WA- ‘ALAA – AA - LIHI – WA –SWSWOH- BIHI –OH- BIHI – WA-MAN – TA-BI- ’A-HU – WA – WAA - LAHWA-MAN – TA-BI- ’A-HU – WA – WAA - LAH ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 65. YA ROB-BANAA’- TA-ROF- NAAYA ROB-BANAA’- TA-ROF- NAA BI- AN-NA-NAQ –TA-ROF- NAABI- AN-NA-NAQ –TA-ROF- NAA O our Lord! We do admit earnestly,O our Lord! We do admit earnestly, that we have committed sins (excesses).that we have committed sins (excesses). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 66. WA- AN-NA-NAA - AS-ROF-NAA ‘A-LAL- LA –ZO ASH-ROF-NAA And we have exceeded the bounds, such that we know we deserve the punishment. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 67. FA- TUB- ‘ALAY - NAA - TAW-BAAFA- TUB- ‘ALAY - NAA - TAW-BAA TAGH-SI-LU -KUL- LA –TAGH-SI-LU -KUL- LA – HHAW-BAAAW-BAA (Therefore O Allah, we beg You to) Accept our repentance,(Therefore O Allah, we beg You to) Accept our repentance, Such that (Your acceptance of it) washes awaySuch that (Your acceptance of it) washes away all our faults (and wrong-doings)all our faults (and wrong-doings) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 68. WAS-TUR – LA-NAL - ‘AU-RAA-TIWAS-TUR – LA-NAL - ‘AU-RAA-TI WA- AA-MI-NIR - RAU- ‘AA - TIWA- AA-MI-NIR - RAU- ‘AA - TI And cover for us whatever that may bring upon us shame,And cover for us whatever that may bring upon us shame, And grant us peace (security) from things which causeAnd grant us peace (security) from things which cause us to be afraid.us to be afraid. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 69. WAGH- FIR - LI-WAA - LI- DEE - NAA,WAGH- FIR - LI-WAA - LI- DEE - NAA, ROB-BI - WA- MAU - LU-DEE - NAAROB-BI - WA- MAU - LU-DEE - NAA And forgive the sins of all our parents,And forgive the sins of all our parents, And all our siblings / children - O Lord!And all our siblings / children - O Lord! All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 70. WAL- AH-LI –WAL - IWAL- AH-LI –WAL - IKHKH - WAA-NI,- WAA-NI, WA-SAA- IRIL-WA-SAA- IRIL- KHKHI - LAA-NII - LAA-NI And all the family members and all our brothers/sisters,And all the family members and all our brothers/sisters, And all our loyal acquaintances .And all our loyal acquaintances . All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 71. WA – KUL - LI – DzEE - MA-WA – KUL - LI – DzEE - MA- HHAB - BAAB - BA AU- JEE –RO-TIN - AU- SwUAU- JEE –RO-TIN - AU- SwUHH - BA- BA And everyone who possesses love towards us,And everyone who possesses love towards us, And all of our neighbours and companions.And all of our neighbours and companions. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 72. WAL- MUS – LI – MEE -NA - AJ -MA’WAL- MUS – LI – MEE -NA - AJ -MA’ AA- MEE - NA - ROB- BI - FAS - MA’AA- MEE - NA - ROB- BI - FAS - MA’ And the Muslims, everyone of them ,And the Muslims, everyone of them , Make it so O Lord! Do hear (this, our plea).Make it so O Lord! Do hear (this, our plea). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 73. FADw - LAN - WA-JUU - DAN - MAN-NAAFADw - LAN - WA-JUU - DAN - MAN-NAA LAA- BIK-TI - SAA- BIN - MIN-NAALAA- BIK-TI - SAA- BIN - MIN-NAA (Grant us) because of Your Excellences and(Grant us) because of Your Excellences and Your Generosity in Bestowals,Your Generosity in Bestowals, Not because of the efforts which we have done.Not because of the efforts which we have done. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 74. BIL- MUSw – TwA-FAR - RA-SUU-LIBIL- MUSw – TwA-FAR - RA-SUU-LI NAH - ZO - BI- KUL-LI - SUU-LINAH - ZO - BI- KUL-LI - SUU-LI By (the right of Muhammad) The Chosen Messenger,By (the right of Muhammad) The Chosen Messenger, We hope to attain all that we ask for (from You ,O Allah)We hope to attain all that we ask for (from You ,O Allah) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 75. SwOL - LA - WA - SAL- LAMA - ROB-BISwOL - LA - WA - SAL- LAMA - ROB-BI ‘‘ALAY-HI – ‘AD –DAL- HAB-BIALAY-HI – ‘AD –DAL- HAB-BI Salutation and Peace O Lord!Salutation and Peace O Lord! (be upon him) As much as all the grains (You create)(be upon him) As much as all the grains (You create) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 76. WA – AA- LI - HI – WAS - SwOWA – AA- LI - HI – WAS - SwOHH - BI- BI ‘‘A-DAA-DA – TwASH – SHIS - SUA-DAA-DA – TwASH – SHIS - SUHH-BI-BI And upon his Family and Companions,And upon his Family and Companions, As much as the droplets of rainAs much as the droplets of rain All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 77. WAL-WAL- HHAM – DU-LIL - I - LAA-HIAM – DU-LIL - I - LAA-HI FIL – BAD - I – WAT- TA - NAA- HIFIL – BAD - I – WAT- TA - NAA- HI And all the Praise belongs to Allah,And all the Praise belongs to Allah, In the beginning and (till) the end.In the beginning and (till) the end. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 78. WA- SwOL-LALLAA-HU- ‘ALAA SAY-DI-NAA - MUHAMMADIN WA ‘ALAA – AA-LIHI -WA SwOH-BI-HI - WA-SAL-LAM And salutations of Allah and Peace be upon our Leader Muhammad, and upon His household and Companions . All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
  • 79. WAL-WAL-HHAM- DU-LIL-LAA-HI - ROB- BIL - ‘AA – LA – MEE-NAM- DU-LIL-LAA-HI - ROB- BIL - ‘AA – LA – MEE-N And all the Praises is for Allah, Lord Sustainer of all the worlds.And all the Praises is for Allah, Lord Sustainer of all the worlds. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2011 AA-MEE-N ENDING OF THEENDING OF THE CLASS / LESSONCLASS / LESSON
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