Sura Najm (53) 31/08/2016


With the name of Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Surah 53

29: Therefore shun those who turn away from Our Message and desire nothing but the life of this world.

30:That is as far as knowledge will reach them. Verily thy Lord knoweth best those are who stray from His Path, and He knoweth best those who receive guidance.

Cross ref

6:130 Leave alone those who take their religion to be mere play and amusement, and are deceived by the life of this world. …..

18:46 Wealth and sons are allurements of the life of this world: But the things that endure, good deeds, are best in the sight of thy Lord, as rewards, and best as (the foundation for) hopes.

These verses are clear that belief in the Hereafter is fundamental for aligning our actions towards all that is good .

We are easily distracted by the glitz and glamour of this world and forget about the day of ultimate accountability. Allah SWT tells us to shun and stay away from such people, who are only fixated with this life and their aim is to fulfill all their desires.

The verse below beautifully illustrates the balanced approach that we should take

28:77 “But seek, with the (wealth) which Allah has bestowed on thee, the Home of the Hereafter, nor forget thy portion in this world: but do thou good, as Allah has been good to thee, ……

Continues tomorrow…Insha Allah