Days of Beloved Actions: The Ten Days of Dhul Hijja, Day of Arafa, and Eid — and the Sunna of Returning to Allah – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutba Shaykh Faraz begins by reminding the believers that the first days of Dhul Hijja are beloved to Allah, and that there is a significant reward for actions during these days. The objective of the ten days of Dhul Hijja is Allah and the love of Allah. These days are the best days […]

Oaths in the Qur’an: Reflecting on the Opening Verses of Surat al-Shams – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutba Shaykh Faraz Rabbani calls the believers to reflect  on the opening verses of Surat al- Shams. In those verses Allah Most High makes oaths by the sun, the moon, the day, the night, the heavens, the earth and the self. One of the amazing aspects of the Qur’an is the swearing of […]

Change and the Reality of Life – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Change is a reminder of things being created. Change is a sign of Allah. Change is a proof of the oneness of Allah. Anything that changes has the necessary quality of being dependent. Anything that has a beginning couldn’t possibly not have an end. “ Verily, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and […]

Dying, Living, and Heart Matters – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday khutba Shaykh Faraz Rabbani begins by reminding that people are neglectful of death, and that life and death are from Allah Most High. Death is mentioned in the Qur’an several times, and one is called to reflect on death. Death is a point of reflection to the believers personally and collectively. The […]

Lessons From the Battle of Badr – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said starts the khutba by explaining how the battle of Badr was a blessing. He goes on to explain how prophetic practice is guidance. The greatest blessing is deen, which is how we implant the teaching of the Messenger of God (peace and blessings be upon him). The battle of Badr has […]

The Ramadan of the Beloved Messenger: A Month of Pure Gratitude – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah Shaykh Faraz begins by speaking about the great gifts the month of Ramadan has. This entire life is a gift. Allah chose to create mankind and treat them on the basis of mercy. Everything about this life is mercy. Shaykh Faraz goes on to explain what drove the Messenger of Allah (peace […]

Surat al-Kahf: Keys of Faith – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz begins by reminding the believers that the first ten verses of Surat al-Kahf are a protection from the Dajjal as Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has informed us. The verses are gifts of mercy, and each verse is a key to mercy. The sunna of the […]

What Does it Mean to Love Allah and Love for Allah – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers of what it means to love Allah and love for Allah. He highlights that the greatest quality a believer can strive to attain in their lives is the love of Allah. The highest praise Allah grants to a believer is to be beloved to Him. And […]

What Does it Mean to Seek Allah’s Forgiveness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers of the amazing gift the people of faith have been given, and that is the gift of seeking Allah’s forgiveness (istighfar). The prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) would ask Allah for forgiveness 70 or sometimes 100 times in a single sitting. Shaykh Faraz […]

Sayyid al-Istighfar: The Foremost Way of Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutbah, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds the believers that it is Allah who gives guidance. Out of His tremendous and unimaginable mercy, Allah has given us all kinds of means to seek and attain this guidance. One of those means is what Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) referred to as sayyid […]