The Believer’s Response to Trials and Tribulations: Reflections on the Quebec Shootings, A Year Later – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this khutba Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us that the believers are not distinguished by living a worldly life, rather a believer lives with a higher reality and sense of purpose. Understanding the events that take place in this world are not for one to simply indulge in with worldly emotions. Rather they are a […]

Connecting with the Qur’an: Recognizing the Benefits of the Short and Virtuous Verses and Suras – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz reminds the believers the importance of connecting with the Qur’an, especially with the short verses and chapters that are oft recited. The Qur’an is a gift from Allah Most High for those who are mindful of Him. The entirety of the Qur’an contains guidance for all of creation.  Certain […]

Tribulations from a Faith Perspective – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Shaykh Yahya highlights that the greatest gift that we have been given, is the gift of faith because enables us to live a life of purpose. Faith is also the greatest gift we can give to the modern world in which we live. As people move further and further away from belief, resulting in a […]

The Gift and the Response: Gratitude for the Prophet Muhammmad ﷺ and How to Express It – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani calls the believers to reflect on the great favor sent by Allah Most High, the messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him). Shaykh Faraz goes on to remind us all to renew our gratitude during this month of Rabi al-Awwal, and be grateful for […]

Nights of Reflection and Light – The Sunna of Reciting the Closing Ten Verses of Surat Aal-Imran- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the closing ten verses of Surat Aal-Imran (3.190-200):Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of he day and night  there are signs for people of reason,˹They are those who remember Allah while standing, sitting, and lying on their sides, and reflect on the creation of […]

The Great Event: Surat al-Waqi’a and the Three Groups of People in the Hereafter – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday khutba, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani calls the believers to reflect on the urgent call in Surat al-Waqi’a (Sura 56 of the Qur’an) to turn to Allah through realization of the majestic qualities of Allah. Shaykh Faraz explains how none will deny the reality of the hereafter to occur. Shaykh Faraz goes on to explain […]

What Is Your Struggle for Good?‎ – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reflects on the momentous day of Ashura (10th of Muharram), and the great events that historically took place on that day. The stories tell of noble struggles for good, for the sake of Allah Most High. Shaykh Faraz then asks: “what is our individual struggle through which we […]

Migrations: Three Lessons from the Migration (Hijra) of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ‎ – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As we begin the new Hijri year, Shaykh Faraz reflects on the story of Prophet Muhammad’s (peace and blessings be upon him) migration (hijra). He focuses on three glimpses from that story and highlights some valuable and timely lessons. Among the lessons are: (1) how to plan and achieve goals, (2) doing the right thing […]

Believers and Tribulations: Faith Entails Being Ambassadors of Mercy — With Certitude and Contentment – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As we see all the tribulations that have befallen the Muslims and humanity at large, one could be easily overwhelmed. On one extreme one could feel despair, and on another one could choose to ignore all these events. However, the believer’s balance and the Sunna of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is […]

Tests and Tribulations Are Blessings: The Divine Promise That We Will Be Tested, Explained – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Why do trials and tribulations happen in our lives? Why does Allah allow earthquakes, floods, and other disasters and destructive events? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains two verses of the Qur’an (2.155-156) on the Divine Promise that all people will be tested–with life itself being nothing but a test. Allah Most High promises, “We will certainly […]