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How you can help the Ummah

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Source: eislam.co.za

By: Abu Muhammad Yusuf

Globally the Muslim Ummah is in a crisis. From Australia in the south to Canada in the north, from China in east to USA in the west we find Islamophobia raising its venomous head. The “War on Terror”, persecution, oppression, discrimination, etc against innocent and peace loving Muslims has become the order of the day. The raining of missiles on families in Palestine-Gaza , the merciless killing of innocent civilians in Syria, ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, torture and rape in Afghanistan and Iraq,the banning of niqaab in France, war in Somalia, Chechnya etc. The list is extensive.

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“This ummah of yours is a single ummah…”

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Source: en.islamtoday.net

By: Sheikh Salman al-Oadah

“This ummah of yours is a single ummah, and I am your Lord, so worship me. But they were cut off from one another in the matter of their unity, and yet they will all return to Us.” [Sûrah al-Anbiyâ’: 92-93]
The Arabic word “ummah” as it is used in these verses means: “people united by faith”. This particular meaning for the word “ummah” is often see in the Qur’ân. For instance, Allah says: “Humanity was a single ummah and Allah sent Messengers with glad tidings and warnings…” [Sûrah al-Baqarah: 213]“This ummah of yours is a single ummah, and I am your Lord, so worship me.” [Sûrah al-Anbiyâ’: 92]