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Your Best Investment | Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed | Juz 15 Qur’an 30 for 30 S5

Juz 15: Your Best Investment | Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed

How does God execute His decrees? Is extravagance haram, even if I can afford it? What’s the best investment I can make in this life and the next?

Join Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed with hosts Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro to reflect on Juz 15 of the Qur’an, focusing on accepting God’s Will, how qadar manifests itself, frivolous spending, and doing good deeds.

✨Test your knowledge of the Qur’an✨

Which prophet was sent to the people of al-Hijr?

A. Prophet Ṣaleḥ (as)
B. Prophet Lūṭ (as)
C. Prophet Hūd (as)


0:00 – Highlights
📌 1:17 – Today’s trivia & introduction

📌 3:07 – Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on how qadar manifests itself in Juz 15
4:03 – How miracles for some are often punishments for others
4:47 – The ultimate story of qadar

📌 8:16 – Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on the dangers of frivolous spending
9:00 – The concept of tabdhir (wasteful spending)
11:22 – Types of charitable spending
12:26 – The dangers of indulging

📌 14:33 – Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed reflects on investing in good deeds
15:19 – A continuous cycle of suffering and benefit
17:00 – The first person to benefit from your deeds
18:42 – The ways good deeds benefit now and in the hereafter
19:36 – How giving is an opportunity and benefit

📌 20:41 – Reflections
21:02 – Investment in good without worldly benefit
25:08 – Du’a after gatherings
25:41 – Having conviction in Allah
26:58 – How grief can be tied to gratitude

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Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed

Fellow | Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed is a Scholar, Jurist, teacher, Khateeb, and Da’ee. Born and raised in Lansing, MI, he expressed his zeal to study the sacred Islamic sciences from a very young age. At the age of nine, Mufti Abdul Rahman began his journey of knowledge at Jaamiah al-Uloom al-Islamiyyah Ajax, Canada. Within one year, he completed the memorization of the entire Qur’an. Subsequently, he pursued a rigorous 7-year Alim program in which he received Ijaazaat (authorizations) in various Islamic sciences such as Tafseer, Hadith, Usool al-Hadith, and Usool al-Tafseer, to name a few. Upon graduating with top honors in 2006 at a tender age of 17, Mufti Abdul Rahman traveled to Karachi, Pakistan to further pursue a 2-year specialization (takhassus) program in al-fiqh-al-islami and ifta at the renowned Islamic University at Binnori Town.

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.