Monday, September 23, 2019

Friday Sermon: Hope Betrayed

By Babatunde Jose "O my sons! Go ye and enquire about Joseph and his brother, and never give up hope of Allah's soothing Mercy: Truly no one despairs of Allah's soothing Mercy, except those who have no faith." Quran 12:87 The yawning...
By Babatunde Jose "Surely! Every one of you is a guardian and is responsible for his charges: The Imam (ruler) of the people is a guardian and is responsible for his subjects; a man is the guardian of his family...
By Babatunde Jose On the earth are Signs for those of assured Faith.  As also in your own selves: Will ye not then see? (Quran 51:2021) Many enjoy looking at creation: After looking at the wonders of God’s creation as manifest in...
By Babatunde Jose Having read Chief Olusegun Osoba’s book; Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics, and my personal life journey with the author, my take away from the book is that it is a story of an unending adventure with fate....
By Babatunde Jose Prophet Muhammad is an example for all of humanity.  He was a remarkable man at all times.  He excelled in all walks of life by being a prophet, ruler, statesman, orator, soldier, husband, friend, father and a...
By Babatunde Jose Tomorrow, Saturday, the 9th day of the last month of the Islamic calendar Dhul Hijjah, over 2 million pilgrims will converge on Mount Arafat for the annual Hajj festival.  Mount Arafat is an important place in Islam because pilgrims spend...
By Babatunde Jose Of all the mysteries confronting Mankind's quest for knowledge, the greatest is the mystery called "life." Evolution theory tries to explain how life on Earth evolved, all the way from the earliest, one-celled creatures to Homo sapiens;...
By Babatunde Jose The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no leader who closes the door to someone in need, in hardship, and in poverty, but that Allah closes the gates of heaven to...
By Babatunde Jose “Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but shameful is the Nation that has them and forgets.” – Author Unknown Every country on earth has men and women who lived their lives in the service of their...
By Babatunde Jose In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things) (Quran 102:1)  The growth in Nigeria's economy since independence in 1960 has...

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