Tag: Imam Luqman Ahmad
Is Legitimate Black American Muslim Independent Thought Possible? Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Black American Muslim Independent Thought. For hundreds of years, even since the time of the Prophet (SAWs) the Muslim world were sworn enemies against the Christian and non-Muslim world and vice versa That hostility and conflict continued through the crusades. colonization, the toppling, and overthrow of Muslim states through western military and political hegemony, intervention,…
Waiting for zero risk before visiting masaajid? Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Ultimately, I fear that the COVID-19 pandemic will leave some of those who believe in a state of perpetual fear of anything and everything. Even now, in the United States some Muslims are speaking of waiting for zero risk before visiting masaajid. When a normal person should already know that there is hardly no such…
How Political Correctness can Derail Meaningful Intra-Muslim Dialogue. By Imam Luqman Ahmad
This not so subtle lexical lunge into la la land regarding the word Islam is just one casualty of modern-day political correctness. The religion of Islam is built upon divine truths, not politically engineered truisms.
The Life and Afterlife Benefits of Raising your children upon the Moral Standards of Islam, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
The window of opportunity to raise your children is small, and it will close without waiting for you to make up your mind or to experiment with all of the nuanced studies Raising your children in righteousness and Islam during these times is difficult for some, unpopular, and certainly not fashionable. However, considering what is…
Audio Khutba: The Importance of Simplicity in Religion, and Sincerity to Allah, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
There is nothing that is simpler, more gratifying and more useful to the servant in this life and in the hereafter, than ikhlaas lillaah (sincerity to Allah). This is the topic of this khutba recorded at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic Center in Sacramento, California.
Audio Khutba: Quran; The Divine Inheritance of Every Believer, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Remember beloveds, that as Muslims, we have the divine, God given right, to take from the Quran, and from the authentic sunna of our Prophet ﷺ, anything, and everything, that benefits us in our religion, and in our lives….
The Islamic Ruling Regarding Celebrating Thanksgiving Day, by Shaykh Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Thus, it is our view that scholars, who are not intimately informed about people’s daily lives, and exchanges with their environments, cannot and should not, attempt to micro-manage people’s interactive navigations through life, as they pursue the religious ideals and values for which God holds them accountable.
Advice for Muslim Brothers Who Still Want to Run the Streets, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
the next thing you know, you’re in a casket with the choir singing, and the Pastor, praying to Jesus (AS) over you, talking bout you was saved. If you’re fortunate, the brothers will get a hold your body, lower you in the ground like a Muslim, and make du’aa for you, all the while, feeling…
Audio Khutba: It is the Duty of the Ummah and Every Muslim to Be Bearers of Witness! By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
It is the duty of the Ummah, and of every single Muslim to be a bearer of witness, to the degree that you are able. This was the function of our Prophet (SAWS), and the function of the Prophets that came before him. This is the topic of this khutba recorded at Masjid Ibrahim Islamic…
Why Allah (God) Always Wins, by Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
When you submit, your Islam works in your favor. When you fight it, it works against you. And remember that without fail, Allah always wins. Always… –