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Hazrat Khalifat-ul-Masih IV (rh)’s address to Lajna USA– 6/29/91 JEOPARDY
Address to Lajna USA Point 1 Address to Lajna USA Point 2 Address to Lajna USA Point 3 Address to Lajna USA Point 4 Friday Sermon (2/17/12)
Point 1 for Point 1 for 100 Love of Allah and fear of losing His pleasure What does Taqwa mean?
Point 1 for Point 1 for 200 How does Hazoor (rh) describe ‘zeenat’ throughout the Khutba? “that beauty, whether physical or spiritual with which the more fortunate among you are endowed. A beauty which should be concealed from the views of others and no conscious effort should be made to display it, yet it will not be contained.” (pg 145, p 2)
Point 1 for Point 1 for 300 Hazoor (atba) compared zeenat to ____________________. when the entire space of your inner universe becomes filled with God’s presence (becomes a masjid); the uncontainable fragrance of a flower (pg 130)
Point 1 for Point 1 for 400 You can only defend Islam by words fully supported by deeds and conduct; don’t display your spiritual beauty to attract attention towards yourself, develop that zeenat which will automatically attract people that surround you (pg 136) How does Hazoor (rh) want us to use zeenat for the service of Islam?
Point 2 for Point 2 for 100 What is the greatest ornament of an Ahmadi woman? Modesty (Physical & Spiritual)
Point 2 for Point 2 for 200 By truly becoming Godly, following the commandments of Allah unconditionally & being a role model for our youth (pg.138, p 1&3) How can modesty be fostered in ourselves and in our youth?
Point 2 for Point 2 for 300 will be easily influenced by the harmful effects of society and will not be able to protect your next generation from these effects either (pg 137, p 4) What are the dangers of abandoning modesty?
Point 2 for Point 2 for 400 At times of choice when the factor of human appreciation comes into clash with that of God, then always it is the human appreciation which is sacrificed (pg 139, p 3) In which kinds of situations do we as Ahmadi ladies need to take a stand in preserving modesty?
Point 3 for Point 3 for 100 We will be distancing ourselves and our children from God What will happen if we don’t appreciate our Jama’at and do not pay heed to the words of the Khalifa?
Point 3 for Point 3 for 200 What is the importance of Khilafat? Following the advice of the Khalifa of the time is the only way we can succeed in any society (pg. 145, p 5)
Point 3 for Point 3 for 300 Obedience towards Nizame Jama’at is equivalent to obedience towards Khilafat What is the importance of Nizame Jama’at?
Point 3 for Point 3 for 400 Do not talk against any office holder in front of your children What are we advised not to do in order to protect our children from getting distanced from Jama’at?
Point 4 for Point 4 for 100 What does Ahmadiyya Khilafat mean to you? EVERYTHING!
Point 4 for Point 4 for 200 How can we demonstrate our love & devotion to our Khalifa in our daily life? Unconditional obedience
Point 4 for Point 4 for 300 Modesty, Purdah, Become Godly, be true in your word and deed, save your next generation by being a good role model for them ………. List some of the most common advice given to Lajna members by Khulafa-e- Ahmadiyyat
Point 4 for Point 4 for 400 What is the prayer at the end of the address and how is it related to the subject matter? Chapter 23 verse 110; asking Allah to forgive us our sins and to show us mercy forgive us if we falter and do not obey the Khalifa, but help us to realize our mistake and quickly remedy it
Friday Sermon for Friday Sermon for 100 What was the subject matter of this sermon? The prophecy of the Promised Messiah (as) and its fulfillment through Hazrat Musleh Maud (ra)
Friday Sermon for Friday Sermon for 200 Where and in what circumstances did the Promised Messiah (as) receive the prophecy of Hazrat Musleh Maud (ra)? In Hoshiarpur, India where he had retreated for 40 days of prayer and worship upon Allah’s command
Friday Sermon for Friday Sermon for 300 He will have exceptional qualities, will serve the cause of Islam in a splendid manner with a lasting impact on its progress and spread in the world, will benefit the oppressed, will attain fame to the corners of the earth…….. What was included in the prophecy given to the Promised Messiah (as)?
Friday Sermon for Friday Sermon for 400 What practical advice did Hazoor (atba) give us in this sermon? We as Ahmadis are to strengthen the system of Jama’at started by the 2 nd Khalifa and continue his good works