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Lessons from Surah Al-Hujurat Observing Manners of Speech

  • We are living this worldly life as a community, as a society. We often interact with family members, colleagues, neighbours – and society as a whole – on a daily basis. But have we ever once reflect upon the words or actions we so frequently exchange with the people around us? Did our words offend them? Did it please Allah, or – na’uzubillah - invoke His wrath?

  • The khutbah today highlights the manners and etiquette a Mukmin practices when he speaks. Indeed, the ability to speak is a glorious blessing from Allah s.w.t., but a blessing is also a responsibility – one that has to be given due care.