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Juz 28: Hyprocrite vs. Believer | Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed

What is the key to success? What does Allah categorize as distractions from Him? How do you know if you’re a hypocrite or a believer?

Join Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed with hosts Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro as they reflect on Juz 28 of the Qur’an, discussing the state of the heart, dhikr, and where true success comes from.

✨Test your knowledge of the Qur’an✨

What is the verse in Surat Ar-Rahman that some scholars say is the shortest verse in the Qur’an?
A. ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنُ (verse 1)
B. ذَوَاتَآ أَفْنَانٍۢ (verse 48)
C. مُدْهَآمَّتَانِ (verse 64)


0:00 – Highlights
📌 0:49 – Today’s trivia
1:48 – Introduction

📌 3:45 – Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on the source of success
7:30 – The reward of ihsan

📌 8:39 – Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on the ultimate distraction
9:50 – When is my rizq a distraction?
14:35 – Those that are losers

📌 15:30 – Mufti Abdul Wahab reflects on the state of the heart
16:28 – Beware of hypocrisy
18:50 – Qualities of a hypocrite

📌 21:45 – Reflections
24:46 – Wanting prestige
25:41 – Jealousy and humility
26:55 – Quality of a believer

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Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed

Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed

Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI. He began Islamic studies at Jaamiah al-Uloom al-Islamiyyah in Canada where he became a Hafiz at the age of 11. Upon the completion of his Tahfeedhul Ul Quran, Mufti Abdul Wahab decided to continue his studies in Islamic sciences. He started his 7-year Shariah program in Toronto, Canada, and went even further to pursue higher education of Hadith in Karachi, Pakistan. Mufti Abdul Wahab completed his Hadith Intensive at the renowned Islamic University founded by Sheikh Yusuf Binori RA known as Jamia Binoritown, where he had the fortune of studying under teachers who had received their Ijaazat from Al- Azhar, Madina University, and Ummul Qura. Upon graduation, Mufti Abdul Wahab wanted to pursue his passion in understanding and education in the field of Islamic Jurisprudence and Law. He started his studies at Al Ihsan Institute located in Vancouver, B.C., specializing in Islamic Jurisprudence and Iftā’ under his professors while simultaneously teaching Fiqh and Hadith in the same school. During this time period, he was also serving as a Khateeb and lecturer in the province of British Colombia. He also traveled extensively across North America for Dawah purposes. Throughout his travels, Mufti Abdul Wahab addresses communities across the United States on a wide range of Islamic topics and Inshallah, continues to do so with the Tawfiq of Allah SWT. Mufti Abdul Wahab is a Co-founder at Miftaah Institute and also is a Co-Founder and Director at Michigan Islamic Institute.

Sh. Abdullah Oduro

Sh. Abdullah Oduro

Fellow, Head of Convert Resources | Abdullah Oduro is a first generation Ghanian native that converted to Islam in 1997. He graduated from the College of Islamic Law from the University of AlMadinah in 2007. He conducts public speeches, sermons, lectures, and workshops around the US on Islamic Law, self-improvement, and convert life. He is currently the Imam at the Islamic Center of Coppell and Lewisville in Dallas, TX. He resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and four children.

Having recently joined Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research as a Scholar, Shaykh Abdullah leads a team providing unique and comprehensive resources for new Muslim converts and institutional convert care.

Dr. Omar Suleiman

Dr. Omar Suleiman

President | Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University.