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Remember Your Humble Beginnings | Sh. Mowlid Ali | Juz 29 Qur’an 30 for 30 S5

Juz 29: Remember Your Humble Beginnings | Sh. Mowlid Ali

How can understanding Allah’s blessings and provision on earth increase us in the afterlife? How can reflecting on your own creation give you a stronger sense of purpose? How can we understand God’s dominion and connect it with His Mercy?

Join Sh. Mowlid Ali with hosts Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro as they reflect on Juz 29 of the Qur’an, discussing the humble beginnings of the creation of man, our vulnerability and reliance on Allah, and Allah’s total Dominion over all things.

✨Qur’an Trivia✨

Who is the woman referred to in Surah Al-Mujadila?
A. Hind bint Utbah
B. Nusaybah bint Ka’ab
C. Khawlah bint Tha’labah


0:00 – Highlights
📌 1:17 – Today’s trivia
2:25 – Introduction

📌 3:20 – Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on our vulnerability and reliance on Allah
4:30 – If Allah had sunk the water into the earth
6:17 – The test of the people of Mecca
8:20 – The destruction of the people of Aad with wind
9:15 – The people of Jannah and Jahannam

📌 10:50 – Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on how Allah brings life to creation
12:40 – Those that wander aimlessly
13:20 – On reflecting on the intentionality of your creation
15:20 – The 2 lives and 2 deaths

📌 17:15 – Sh. Mowlid Ali reflects on Allah’s Dominion in Surah al-Mulk
18:00 – The repeated mention of mercy
19:00 – Guidance and gratitude
21:30 – Allah’s Dominion

📌 22:20 – Reflections
23:30 – Remember where you came from
24:30 – Everything is a sign
26:50 – Surah al-Mulk in Omar ibn Saeed’s diary

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Mowlid Ali

Mowlid Ali

Imam Mowlid graduated from Mishkah University with a Bachelors and Masters in Sharia. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate degree. He is the Imam of Jamaat Ibad Ar-Rahman in Durham, North Carolina. A Hafidh of the Quran, he is also the founder of Al-Misbah Quran Academy and has been an avid teacher and mentor of many young hufaadh, as well as a teacher of different Islamic classical texts to both adults and youth.

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.