Surah Al Kahf (18) 11/10/2015

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With the name of Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Sura 18 (Al Kahf)

The Law of Respite is a blessing from Allah SWT

18:58 But your Lord is Most forgiving, full of Mercy. If He were to call them (at once) to account for what they have earned, then surely He would have hastened their punishment: but they have their appointed time, beyond which they will find no refuge.

Cross references
35:45 If Allah were to punish men according to what they deserve. He would not leave on the back of the (earth) a single living creature: but He gives them respite for a stated Term: when their Term expires, verily Allah has in His sight all His servants.

The law of respite gives us an opportunity to reflect and amend our conduct before the punishment descends upon us.  We have the final revelation to guide us towards the straight path and by following it we avert the punishment and attract Allah’s mercy.   It’s now up to us to make the endeavor to follow that guidance (Al Quran) 5:16 Wherewith Allah guideth all who seek His good pleasure …..

Continues tomorrow Insha Allah
Salaams/Peace

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