KEEPING UP WITH THE SAHABAH (RA): Series 1
Did you know that a woman by the name Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid (RA) Was the first person to embrace Islam followed by the freed slave Zaid bin Haritha then Ali (RA) then AbuBakr (RA)?
Did you know that Abu Salamah bin Abdul Asad Al Arqam bin Abi Al-Arqam gave his house to the Prophet (Pbuh) as the first university ever to be established in Islam? Daarul Arqam??
Did you know that giants like Uthman bin Affan (RA), AbdurRahman bin ' Auf (RA), Sa'd bin Abi Waqqas (RA), Zubayr bin Al-Awwam (RA), Talha bin 'Ubaydullah (RA) all became Muslims through the Da'awah of AbuBakr (RA)?
Did you know that the Prophet initially had a bodyguard named: Sakhr (RA) before Allaah revealed the 67th verse of Surah Al-Ma'idah?
Did you know that AbuBakr (the truth verifier) was the one that emancipated Bilal (RA)?
Did you know that the first seven people to make their Islam known in public were; Rasulullaah (Pbuh), AbuBakr (RA), Ammar bin Yaseer (RA), Sumayyah (Ammar's mother), Bilal bin Rabaah (RA) and Suhayb bin Sinan Ar-Rumi (RA)?
Keeping up with the Sahabah is incomparable with keeping up with the Kardashians or the soccer teams or the latest movies and celebrity gossips.
May Allaah unite us in the ranks of the Sahabah (RA)....