24 – Reflections on Surat al-Mulk Part Two -Truth for the Youth- How to be a Muslim in the 21st Century- Imam Yama Niazi
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In this series of podcasts, Imam Yama Niazi will help Muslim youth develop a holistic understanding of religion. This series covers topics of worship, spirituality, as well as discussions that are most relevant to youth in the current age we live in. Attaining certainty and contentment with Allah and always turning to Him is essential for the youth. Often youth need advice and guidance in their life that they are deprived of due to many reasons; among them being a lack of teachers, busy lifestyles, or just simply disinterest. This podcast series focuses specifically on a youth audience.
Imam Yama Niazi continues with some reflections and beneficial takeaways from Surat al- Mulk. He explains why this sura is called Surat al-Mulk, he goes on to explain that it is Allah who created everything, and it is He who is sustaining everything.
Imam Yama goes into some detail about how this life is nothing but a test. He emphasizes that worship is not just about praying or fasting. At times it is upholding character, giving in charity, and assisting our families.
Imam Yama reminds all that it is Allah alone who decides who has rejected faith or who has not, and how disbelief steams from being extremely ungrateful. The believer should be between hope and fear. He ends by imploring all to be grateful to Allah for it is He who gives everyone everything they have, and Imam Yama defines gratefulness and gives some advice on how to attain it.