Gifts of Faith: Part 1: A Gift of Islam

October 21, 2018

Gifts of Faith: Part 1: A Gift of Islam

Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi of the American Muslim Institute, one of our Tri-Faith partners,  shared a message about Islam.  He shared his notes, below.

Neighborhood in Islam


4:36 AND WORSHIP God [alone], and do not ascribe divinity, in any way, to aught beside Him. And do well unto your parents, and near of kin, and unto orphans, and the needy, and the neighbor from among your own people, and the neighbor who is a stranger, and the friend by your side, and the wayfarer, and those whom you rightfully possess. Verily, God does not love any of those who, full of self-conceit, act in a boastful manner;

  • The Prophet, (Peace and blessings be upon him) said: “By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer! By Allah, he is not a believer.’’ It was asked, “Who is that, O Messenger of Allah?’’ He said, “One whose neighbor does not feel safe from his evil”
  • Islam is principles, moral system, and values,
  • Ten Commandments verse…
  • The very wellbeing of Neighborhood…toleration.
  • Relative neighbor,
  • Non relative neighbor,
  • A Muslim neighbor,
  • A non-Muslim neighbor,
  • Relationship to neighbor is like a relative,
  • No true faith for abusing neighbor,
  • Excellency of neighborhood care, (hadith)
  • Has all the right to buy your house first,
  • Continuous visits,
  • Exchanging the daily fresh cooking,
  • The good neighbor is from the happiness in this life,
  • The sanctity of neighbor property and family,
  • Extreme neighbor abuse, story…
  • The Prophet (pbuh) says:” He is not a believer who eats his fill while his neighbor beside him goes hungry”
  • A question in the divine court,

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