Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delivers an excellent lecture highlighting the meaning of Ayat number 129 of Surah Al Baqarah. This Ayat captures the way Prophet Ibrahim AS plans to secure the future of his coming generation.
“Our Lord! and raise up in them an Apostle from among themselves who shall recite to them Your communications and teach them the Book and wisdom, and purify them; surely You are the Mighty, the Wise.”
Today we are an ethnically oriented society, age oriented society, etc., all sharing a common Deen – Islam. Hence, it is of paramount importance that we among ourselves appoint the carriers of the Message of Allah for each of these different fragments of society so that no one is left out from the beauty of Islam.
Humility is something we should cultivate from within us and it cannot be gauged from the outside. Wisdom mentioned in the Quran includes the belief and morals we need to inculcate within us. Morals and laws coexist and should go hand in hand.