Muslim Character + Earth Hour + Easter

March 25, 2008 at 2:31 pm 1 comment

Host:Omar (GreenKufi)

Discussions:
EASTER – The Reality.
On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for Christian churches.

Christians believe according to Scripture, that Jesus came back to life, or was raised from the dead, three days after his death on the cross. As part of the Easter season, the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion, is commemorated on Good Friday, always the Friday just before Easter.
(From about.com)
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Sheikh Ahmed Deedat (rahimahu Allah) travelled around the world for 40 years trying to educate Christians on Islam. When he was in Australia he gave a lecture on the Islamic viewpoint of Easter.
There he used the bible to argue the death of Jesus. Ahmed Deedat quoted a verse from the chapter of Mathew to claim Jesus’ only prophecy of what was going to happen to him. In this verse we read the Jews mockingly say to Jesus, “‘Master, we would like to see a sign from thee’. But he (Jesus) answered and said unto them ‘An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the Prophet Jonah; for as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly, So shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.”
Here is an excerpt from this very interesting lecture where Sheikh Ahmed Deedat explains this example of Jonah:
Easter a Muslim Viewpoint (5/14): [Youtube] (START @: 2:55)
continue till Easter a Muslim Viewpoint (6/14): [Youtube] (END @: 3:00)

Earth Hour – March 29th.
To see what Islam has to say about the environment click here!
Earth Hour is an international event that asks households and businesses to turn off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for one hour on the evening of March 29th at 8PM local time to promote electricity conservation and thus lower carbon emissions.
It is promoted by
World Wide Fund for Nature Australia (WWF), an environmental lobby group, and the Sydney Morning Herald.

As of 24 March, over 11,900 businesses and 188,000 individuals had indicated their intention to participate at earthhour.org.

Earth Hour 2008 will include the following “partner cities”.
Aalborg, Denmark, Aarhus, Denmark, Adelaide, Australia, Atlanta, United States, Saginaw, United States, Bangkok, Thailand, Brisbane, Australia, Canberra, Australia, Chicago, United States, Christchurch, New Zealand, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dubai, UAEDublin, Ireland, Lautoka, Fiji, Manila, Philippines, Melbourne, Australia, Miami, United States, Montreal, Canada, Odense, Denmark, Ottawa, Canada, Perth, Australia, Phoenix, United States, San Francisco, United States, Suva, Fiji, Sydney, Australia, Tel Aviv, Israel, Toronto, Canada, Vancouver, Canada, Exeter, England

Nasheed:

Outlandish- “When Angels Lower Their Wings” (NEW NASHEED)
Noor – “All for You“: (GOOD SONG) NEW
Outlandish: “Keep it Halal“: (NEW)
Iman – “Just Remember“: (NEW NASHEED)
Native Deen – “Not Afraid to Stand Alone“: (AWESOME)
786 “Dua“:
Hamza Robertson & Sami Yusuf “The Mountain“:
Hamza Robertson “Every Day” (NEW)

Comedy:

Muslim Character at Work: [Ummah Films]

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Entry filed under: Ahmed Deedat, Conservation, Earth Hour, Easter, Ecology, Environment, Islam, Issa/Jesus/Christ/Masiah, Muslim Figures, Muslims in America.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Anonymous  |  April 4, 2008 at 4:04 am

    8alhamduallah. i am yousuf ahmed deedat , son of late sheikh ahmed deedat ,may allah swt bless him . as for you i pray for your success and for your family. i will read your message at the grave side of my late father in 20 minutes. salaams from south africa

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