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Quranic Reflections – Ep. 08

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Abdur-Raheem McCarthy

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The rope of Allah

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Imagine you're out in the forest, you're walking all by yourself, when all of a sudden you fall off a cliff, you're waiting for help. It hasn't come. And then you feel that death is near. All of the sudden you open your eyes and you see a rope has been sent down for you. How would you hold on to this rope in order to save yourself? So Pamela, when you look into the Quran, Allah subhana wa Taala gives us a similar example. When he commands us why I toss him over happily let him hegemon. And hold firm to the rope of a law all of you the rope of a law. What is the rope of a law, the scholars of Tafseer gave many definitions from it is the Dean of a law the religion of a law and from the

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definitions is to put on hold firm to the religion of a law hold firm to the Quran. There's no way for us to be safe for us to be saved in this life, except with the Quran. Our beloved prophet alayhi salaatu wa sallam in his farewell pilgrimage. He told the people that I've left behind something if you hold firm to it, you will never go straight the book of a law and after that command, I'll also panel wattana didn't forbids us saying without the federal coup do not become divided amongst yourselves. Because if we're going to stay strong, we need to hold firm to the Quran. And also we need to have our brothers around us to help us stay strong along the path. But once we become

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divided, and we become far away from the Quran, we're going to remain in Los lahoma Stan