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Giving in the Way of Allah

The Holy Quran

Giving in the Way of Allah (The Holy Quran) Say to my servants who believe that they should observe Prayer, and spend out what We have given them, secretly and openly, before there comes a day where there will be neither bargaining nor friendship. (14:32). So give to the kinsman his due and to the needy and to the wayfarer. That is best for those who seek the favour of Allah, and it is they who will prosper. And spend in the cause of Allah, and cast not yourselves into ruin with your own hands, and do good; surely, Allah loves those who do good. (2:196). If you give alms openly, it is well and good; but if you hide them and give them to the poor, it is better for you, and He will remit from you many of your evil deeds. And Allah is aware of what you do. (2:272). . . . And they ask thee what they should spend. Say,’spend what you can spare.’ . . . (2:220). They ask thee what they shall spend. Say, ‘Whatever of good and abundant wealth should be for parents and near relatives and orphans and the needy and the wayfarer. And whatever good you do, surely Allah knows it perfectly well.’ (2:216). You cannot attain to righteousness unless you spend out of that which you love. And whatever you spend, Allah surely knows it well. (3:93). Those who spend their wealth by night and day, secretly and openly, have their reward with their Lord; on them shall come no fear, nor shall they grieve. (2:275). If you lend to Allah a goodly loan, He will multiply it for you, and will forgive you; and Allah is most Appreciating, Forbearing. (64:18). Then as for him who gives for the cause of Allah and is righteous, and testifies to the truth of what is right We will provide for him every f acuity for good. (92:6-8). Who gives his wealth that he may be purified, and not because he owes a favour to anyone, which is to be repaid. But solely to seek the pleasure of his Lord, the Most High. (92:19-21). THE LIST OF ARTICLES PUBLISHED DURING 1986 January Guide Posts Canonical Books Hazrat Abu Bakr Points of View Character of Muhammad Possibility of Virgin Births The Buddha and St. Jehosaphat Muhammad February Guide Posts Current To pics Existence of God An Introduction to Islam Whatdo we KnowaboutGood and Evil? Chaudhri MuhammadZafrullah Khan Yuz-Asaf and Jesus: The Buddhism Connection Goodness and Piety Last Messageto Mankind Jihad March Guide Posts Rise of Islam The “Militant” Islam? Advent of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi Taqwa Seal of the Prophets Polygamy in the West April Guide Posts Birth of Islam The Significance of Prayer The Concept of Mission in Islam Islam and Christianity Distinctive Features of Islamic Teaching Th e Efficacy of Prayer Declaration Faith May Guide Posts Wealth and Charity Wisdom of the Ages Hinduism Obligations of an Ahmadi The Golden Mean Charters of Human Equality Hazrat Abu Bakr June Guide Posts Introduction to Islam The Roman Attitude Wisdom of the Ages Significance of Physical Postures in Prayer Divine Origin of Islam Meaning of Jihad Keyto Repentance July Guide Posts Islam—The Misunderstood Religion Principles of Good Health and Longevity Beliefs and Practices of Essenes The Situation in Pakistan August Guide Posts NewOpening of Preaching in Ghana Science and the Shroud Whatisa Miracle? Dead Recall this Life Islam and Science—Concordance or Conflict September/October Guide Posts SirMuhammadZafrulla Khan—An Appreciation The Successful Preacher OurGod Survival oftheSoul — Scientific Investigation Life after Death The Punishmentfor Apostasy in Islam November/December Guide Posts Return of Christ God and His Prophets Tragedy in Pakistan Poem Giving intheWay of Allah The REVIEW of RELIGIONS The Review of Religions is the oldest magazine of its kind published in the English language in the Indo-Pakistan Sub-Continent. Its first issue was published in 1902 and it has been continuously published since. It bears the distinction that it was initiated under the direction of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, the Promised Messiah himself. During more than eighty-one years the message of Islam has been conveyed through this magazine to hundreds of readers and many fortunate persons have recognised the truth of Islam and accepted it through studying it. The articles published in it deal not only with the doctrines and teachings of Islam but also set forth a comparative appreciation of the teachings of other faiths. One of its outstanding features is the refutations of the criticism of Islamic teachings by orientalists and non-muslim scholars. It also presents solutions in the light of Islamic teachings of the problems with which the Islamic world is from time to time confronted. A study of this magazine is indispensable for the appreciation of the doctrines of the Ahmadiyya Movement and the teachings of its holy Founder. Printed by The Eastern Press Ltd, London and Reading Published by The Review of Religions, The London Mosque, 16 Qressenhall Road, London, SW18 SQL

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