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How To Act According To The Holy Qur’an

Updated: Aug 23, 2021

Sheikh Zayed, may God have mercy on him, said: (The teachings of our true religion and knowledge of the Noble Qur’an are the basis for starting to the remaining sciences, because the Noble Qur’an gives us the rules of speech, clarity of logic and illuminates the way for the future)

In this saying, he, may God have mercy on him, shows us that the Noble Qur’an is the basic rule for the rest of the sciences, and it is the light of the believers through which shines the path of the future for him..

• God Almighty has revealed the Qur’an to His Noble Messenger to teach it to his Companions and Muslims, and to be a platform for their lives to study what's in it, implement its commands and avoid its prohibitions. Acting according what's in the Qur’an is the secret of happiness in both worlds, This world and the hereafter.

And abandoning acting on it is the cause of misery and unhappiness, for the Holy Qur’an is the secret of the light that radiates from the hearts and faces of the believers.

“Ibn Umar - may God be pleased with them both - said: “The virtuous one of the companions of the Messenger of God - may God’s prayers and peace be upon him - in the early days of this nation, used to memorize only a surah or similar from the Qur’an, and they were granted the acting according to it.”

Tips That Help To Act according to The Holy Qur’an

The reader of the Noble Qur’an and the one who acts according to it must be distinguished from other people. There are many qualities that must be present in his personality, the most important of which is acting according to what he reads or memorizes from the Qur’an, and doing that is through: • Commitment to obligatory deeds: Acting on the Qur’an has ranks, the most important of which is the obligatory acts whose neglector is punished and the doer is rewarded. Examples include prayer, fasting, zakat, and other obligations mentioned by the Qur’an and made clear by the Messenger, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him.

• Avoiding prohibitions: God Almighty mentioned in the Qur’an many forbidden things that a Muslim must avoid, because of the great harm that they cause to him and society. Among them are things that are forbidden to the heart, things that are forbidden to the eyes, and things that are forbidden to the tongue. • Adherence to Islamic morals; The reader of the Qur’an must be a refined model of good manners, purity of the tongue from backbiting, gossip and obscenity, and purity of heart from hatred and hatred. He must also be honest, faithful to the covenant, not betraying the trust and not defrauding the commodity, and generous giving money to those who need it.

• Contemplate the stories mentioned in the Qur’an: A Muslim can learn from the stories of the Noble Qur’an many lessons that benefit him in his practical life, so he can manage his affairs and solve his problems, and there are some stories that teach a Muslim good morals, such as learning patience from the story of Ayoub, peace be upon him.

How the Companions dealt with the Qur’an:

The Companions understood the purpose of the revelation of the Qur’an and considered it a constitution by which they would manage all the affairs of their lives. As they applied everything that was mentioned in it, and they did not do anything before they knew its ruling in the Qur’an.

Abu Abd al-Rahman al-Salami, may God have mercy on him, said: “If we had learned ten verses of the Qur’an, we would not have learned the next ten until we knew what was permissible, forbidden, commanded, and prohibited.”

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