Al Muzammil V.1-20
Recite and Ponder
Huma Imran (Al Huda Student)
Or add to it, and recite the Qur’ān with measured recitation. [Al Muzammil:4]
Dear brothers and sisters in Islam. Know that reciting and pondering over the Book of Allah, devoting your time regularly to its study and implementation has tremendous benefits in this life and the Next. So let us now look to just a few of them to attach ourselves more firmly to Allah’s Majestic Words. Each benefit stands as enough of an encouragement to shun any laziness we have and dedicate ourselves to the Qur’an.
1 – Reading and reflecting over the Qur’an fulfils an Islamic duty.
2 – The Qur’an will be a proof for us on the Day of Judgment.
3 – The Qur’an will intercede for us on the Day of Judgment.
4 – Your status in this life will be raised.
5 – You will be from the best of the people.
6 – There are ten rewards for each letter you recite from the Qur’an.
7 – The reciters of the Qur’an will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels.
8 – Your position in Paradise is determined by the amount of Qur’an you memorize in this life!
9 – The Qur’an will lead you to Paradise!