1:1 In the name of GOD, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
1:2. Praise be to GOD, Lord of the universe.
1:3. Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
1:4. Master of the Day of Judgment.
1:5. You alone we worship; You alone we ask for help.
1:6. Guide us in the right path
1:7. the path of those whom You blessed; not of those who have deserved wrath, nor of the strayers.
2:124. Recall that Abraham was put to the test by his Lord, through certain commands, and he fulfilled them. (God) said, "I am appointing you an imam for the people." He said, "And also my descendants?" He said, "My covenant does not include the transgressors."
2:125. We have rendered the shrine (the Ka`aba) a focal point for the people, and a safe sanctuary. You may use Abraham's shrine as a prayer house. We commissioned Abraham and Ismail: "You shall purify My house for those who visit, those who live there, and those who bow and prostrate."
2:126. Abraham prayed: "My Lord, make this a peaceful land, and provide its people with fruits. Provide for those who believe in GOD and the Last Day." (God) said, "I will also provide for those who disbelieve. I will let them enjoy, temporarily, then commit them to the retribution of Hell, and a miserable destiny."
2:140. Do you say that Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob, and the Patriarchs were Jewish or Christian? Say, "Do you know better than GOD? Who is more evil than one who conceals a testimony he has learned from GOD? GOD is never unaware of anything you do."
9:18. The only people to frequent GOD's masjids are those who believe in GOD and the Last Day, and observe the Contact Prayers (Salat), and give the obligatory charity (Zakat), and do not fear except GOD. These will surely be among the guided ones.
The sacrificial camels we have made for you as among the symbols from Allah. in them is (much) good for you: then pronounce the name of Allah over them as they line up (for sacrifice): when they are down on their sides (after slaughter), eat ye thereof, and feed such as (beg not but) live in contentment, and such as beg with due humility: thus have We made animals subject to you, that ye may be grateful.
~ Al-Hajj 22:36 - [Holy Quran]
Decked out fair to mankind is the love of lusts-women, children, stored-up heaps of gold and silver, horses of mark, cattle and tillage. That is the enjoyment of the life of the world; but God-with Him is the fairest resort. (3:14)
O believers, let not your wealth nor your children distract you from remembrance of Allah. Those who do so, they are the losers. (63:9)
89:15. When the human being is tested by his Lord, through blessings and joy, he says, "My Lord is generous towards me."
89:16. But if He tests him through reduction in provisions, he says, "My Lord is humiliating me!"
89:17. Wrong! It is you who brought it on yourselves by not regarding the orphan.
89:18. And not advocating charity towards the poor.
89:19. And consuming the inheritance of helpless orphans.
89:20. And loving the money too much.
29:45. You shall recite what is revealed to you of the scripture, and observe the Contact Prayers (Salat), for the Contact Prayers prohibit evil and vice. But the remembrance of GOD (through Salat) is the most important objective. GOD knows everything you do.
37:104. We called him: "O Abraham.
37:105. "You have believed the dream." We thus reward the righteous.
37:106. That was an exacting test indeed.
37:107. We ransomed (Ismail) by substituting an animal sacrifice.
37:108. And we preserved his history for subsequent generations.
37:109. Peace be upon Abraham.
37:110. We thus reward the righteous.
37:111. He is one of our believing servants.
They are the ones who denied Revelation and hindered you from the Sacred Mosque and the sacrificial animals, detained from reaching their place of sacrifice. Had there not been believing men and believing women whom ye did not know that ye were trampling down and on whose account a crime would have accrued to you without (your) knowledge, ((Allah) would have allowed you to force your way, but He held back your hands) that He may admit to His Mercy whom He will. If they had been apart, We should certainly have punished the Unbelievers among them with a grievous Punishment.
~ Al-Fath 48:25 - [Holy Quran]
"Surely Abraham was an example, obedient to Allah, by nature upright, and he was not of the polytheists. He was grateful for Our bounties. We chose him and guided him unto a right path. We gave him good in this world, and in the next he will most surely be among the righteous." (Qur'an 16:120-121)
And "We made him (Abraham) pure in this world and in the hereafter; he is most surely among the righteous. When his Lord said to him, 'Submit,' he said, 'I submit myself to the Lord of the Worlds.'" (Qur'an 2:130-131)