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Gratitude, Faith, & Righteousness| Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy | Juz 5 Qur’an 30 for 30 S5

Juz 5: Gratitude, Faith, & Righteousness | Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy

At what point does the gratitude for faith and its restrictions overshadow the fear of missing out? Can someone be righteous to a fault? What does it mean to be a good person?

Join Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy with hosts Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro as they reflect on Juz 5 of the Qur’an, discussing characteristics that would save you from punishment, the idea of true righteousness, and the foundations of being good.

✨Test your Qur’anic IQ

Which of the Prophet ﷺ’s battle does Surah Al-Imran discuss?

A. Uhud
B. Badr
C. Both Uhud and Badr


0:00 – Highlights
0:52 – Introduction
📌 2:28 – Today’s trivia

📌 2:45 – Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on verse 147 of Surah an-Nisa
3:25 – The two qualities that would give Allah no reason to punish someone
5:03 – On disbelievers who do good

📌 8:51 – Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on verse 48 of Surah an-Nisa
9:26 – Allah describes those who boast of their righteousness
10:22 – Other mentions of righteousness
11:27 – Righteousness from Allah

📌 14:12 – Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy reflects on verses 27-28 of Surah an-Nisa
17:10 – What you need to be a good person
19:02 – Following Allah’s guidelines with clear moral fortitude

📌 20:16 – Reflections
22:05 – A personal story on the blessing of restriction
24:23 – Stages of perception when living a faithful life
25:07 – When burdens become blessings
26:12 – On healthy fear

Explore Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy’s papers:
– “The Infinitely Merciful and the Question of Hellfire
– “Why Do People Suffer? God’s Existence & the Problem of Evil

Download the latest Qur’an 30 for 30 eBook: Qur’an 30 for 30: Thematic Tafsir.

Explore the daily juz questions and answers in the Qur’an 30 for 30 Season 5 Trivia.

Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy

Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy

Fellow | Mohammad Elshinawy is a Graduate of English Literature at Brooklyn College, NYC. He studied at College of Hadith at the Islamic University of Madinah and is a graduate and instructor of Islamic Studies at Mishkah University. He has translated major works for the International Islamic Publishing House, the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America, and Mishkah University

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.