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Beauty in Sincere Repentance | Sh. Ammar AlShukry | Juz 14 Qur'an 30 for 30 S5

Juz 14: Beauty is Proof that God Exists | Sh. Ammar AlShukry

How can a Merciful God punish us? What does it mean to do something solely for the sake of Allah? How can appreciating beauty increase my iman?

Join Sh. Ammar AlShukry with hosts Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro as they reflect on Juz 14 of the Qur’an, discussing God’s mercy, sincerity in actions, and the beauty of His creation.

✨Qur’an Trivia

In Surah Ibrahim Allah states, “Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, a good word like a good tree.” What is the meaning of “a good word”?

A. The testimony of faith (Lā ilāh illā Allah)
B. Faith (imān)
C. All of the above


0:00 – Highlights
📌 0:43 – Today’s trivia
1:02 – Introduction

📌 2:20 – Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on Allah’s mercy, punishment, and miracles
4:09 – The Prophet’s (s) laughter
5:00 – Do not despair of Allah’s mercy

📌 6:40 – Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on Allah’s perfect names and attributes
7:22 – Ultimate goal in life
8:20 – How to be sincere
10:10 – Patience and sincerity reap rewards

📌 11:25 – Sh. Ammar AlShukry reflects on beauty in Surah An-Nahl
13:40 – Beauty can increase iman
14:56 – Poem on beauty as an argument for the existence of God

📌 16:13 – Reflections
18:26 – Allah’s mercy surpasses His anger
19:39 – Beauty in sincere repentance
21:26 – Beauty begins with gratefulness

📌 23:37 – Poem on Jannah

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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.