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The Legend and the Legacy of a Prophet

Source: islamiconlineuniversity.com

By: Zaynub Zafar

“And ( Allah Subhanahu-wa-Taala ) did take (Abraham) as a Khaleel (an intimate friend)” [an-Nisa’ 4:125]

All of us are leaving footsteps behind, our traces in this world. And when we die, we will be remembered and judged according to those traces. They can be good or bad. That will be the we leave behind.

Needless to say, this legacy should be powerful…inspiring! But what should it be? What can we do to outdo other common legacies? How about delving into one of the most brilliant legacies ever left behind? The legacy of Ibrahim alayhis salam. Because:

“Indeed there has been an excellent example for you in Abraham and those with him” [al Mumtahanh 60:4]

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