Monday, December 14, 2009

abc in Islam

A is for Allah,
Lord of the Universe, who is One,
He made the earth, stars, and sun,
He made angels to worship and pray,
He made man from a dab of clay.

B is for Bilal,
Bilal is that tall, brave African man,
Islam freed him and gave him iman,
Calling the Muslims to come and pray,
Was his duty each night and day.

C is for Children,
Black, white, red, yellow, and brown,
Better than the jewels in a crown,
Laughing or crying, short or tall,
Allah loves children, one and all.

D is for Du'a,
Remembering Allah all nights and days,
By giving Him our thanks and praise,
Thank Allah with "AlhamduliLlah"
And praise Him with "SubhanaLlah".

E is for Earth,
With its mountains, rivers, and seas,
Animals, birds, fruits, and trees,
They all declare Allah's Might,
Following His laws, wills, and light.

F is for Faith,
That which the Muslims call Iman,
Is in the heart of the believing man,
Will come from his lip and hand,
Love for Allah pouring out like sand.

G is for Gabriel,
An angel(called Jibraeel in Islam) created by Allah from light,
His duty is to serve Allah all day and night,
To Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) he did appear,
To bring mankind the Holy Qur'an so dear.

H is for Heaven,
God's garden of joy, peace, and love,
The home for Muslim's souls above,
The path to this heavenly place,
Is faith in Allah's guidance and grace.

I is for Islam,
A way of life for all of who,
Give to Allah the praise that is due,
We worship and pray five times a day,
Because we know it is the best way.

J is for Jesus
Peace be upon him, 'Isa, the son of Maryam,
To his people Allah's word did he carry
By Allah's help he made the sick well,
So people would believe what he had to tell.

K is for Ka'bah,
First house of Allah in Makkah was made,
By Ibrahim and Isma'il the stones were laid,
Millions of believers from every race,
Come for Hajj tot his extra special place.

L is for Life,
A precious gift from Allah to you,
Don't waste it, he knows what you do,
Don't chase pleasure or forget Allah,
No matter how little, say "AlhamduliLlah.

M is for Muhammad,
Peace be upon him, Abdullah's son,
From Allah's enemies he did not run,
Of all the Prophets he was the last,
Islam his message which we hold fast.

N is for Nuh,
Peace be upon him, a Prophet who was very good,
Allah told him to build an ark, fast as he could,
Take pairs of animals and the believers-all,
The flood was coming and the waves would be tall!

O is for Obedience,
It is the duty of each Muslim to obey,
The Qur'an and the Sunnah all the way
Go for Hajj, give Zakah, fast, and pray,
And to your parents do not say, "Nay!"

P is for Prayer,
It is the cornerstone of Muslim life,
And the devil it cuts like a knife,
Prayer five times a day is a must,
In Allah you should put your trust.

Q is for Quran,
A blessing and guide for all of mankind,
In it Allah's message you will find,
Of all His messages it is the last,
Perfect for present, future, and past.

R is for Ramadhan,
For Muslims this blessed month of fasting,
Is to celebrate Allah's love everlasting,
All day, no food, nor drink, nor evil deeds,
Pray and read Qur'an, to heaven this leads.

S is for Surah,
One hundred and fourteen in the Qur'an,
Read them and trust in Al-Rahman,
Do you know ten of them that you can say?
Knowing them will help you pray.

T is for Tawheed,
La ilaaha illaLlah, Allah is the only one,
There is no partner with Him, nor son,
Allah is the answer to all that we need,
Watch your heart and tongue, He knows every deed.

U is for Ummah,
The Muslim community which Muhammad (pbuh) found,
The brotherhood of Islam made it sound,
Allah's laws in the Qur'an and Sunnah,
Are to help everyone in the Ummah.

V is for Victory,
It is the help from Allah to you,
His guidance in everything you do,
Work and prayer a Muslim does need,
To celebrate Allah's victory, indeed!

W is for Wudhu,
We must keep our minds and bodies clean,
Because by Allah we are always seen,
Whenever you hear the call of athan,
Prepare and come pray as soon as you can.

X is for ......
X is not easy for us to rhyme,
So we'll not waste much of your time,
In higher math X is hard to find,
But Allah's path is clear even to the blind.

Y is for Yunus,
Peace be upon him, a good man in a wicked town,
He ran to the sea and a whale gobbled him down
By the mercy of Allah he was saved to tell,
His people to become good and obey Allah well.

Z is for Zero-sin
It is the way we each begin,
Free from wordly sin
So, don't let yourself forget,
Keep out of the devil's threat!