POINTS FROM SEVENTEENTH CHAPTER
The reckoning draws nigh for mankind, while they turn away in heedlessness.
And We sent not (as Our messengers) before you other than men whom We inspired. ......We gave them not bodies that would not eat food, nor were they immortals
And We sent no messenger before you but We inspired him, (saying): There is no Gad save Me(Allah), so worship Me
...the heavens and the earth were of one piece, then We parted them. and We made every living thing of water
Every soul must taste of death, and We try you with evil and with good, for ordeal.
Man is made of haste
And We set a just balance for the Day of Resurrection so that no soul is wronged in aught
People who keep from evil, fear their Lord in secret and dread the Hour (of doom)
Quran is blessed reminder(of God's commandaments) Will you then reject it?
When Abraham said unto his father and his folk: What are these images unto which you pay devotion?
And We taught him the art of making garments (of mail) to protect you in your daring.
And there is ban upon any community which We have destroyed: that they shall not return,
Therein wailing is their portion and therein they hear not
We sent thee (o Phrophet pbuh) not save as a mercy for the peoples
Our Lord is the Beneficent, whose help is to be implored against that which ye ascribe (unto Him)
Lo! the earthquake of the Hour (of Doom) is a tremendous thing
...and among you there is he who is brought back to the most abject time of life, so that, after knowledge, he knows naught...
Do not dispute concerning Allah without knowledge or guidance or a scripture giving light....
One who beguile (men) from the way of Allah for him in this world is ignominy, and on the Day or Resurrection doom of burning
Unto Allah payeth adoration whosoever is in the heavens and whosoever is in the earth......
And for every nation have We appointed a ritual, that they may mention the name of Allah over the beast of cattle that He has given them for food;
Their flesh and their blood reach not Allah, but the devotion from you reachs Him
Believers have been allowed to fight i) if they have been wronged, ii) they have been driven from their homes unjutly and only because of their religion. And then Believers fight with the aim that if Allah gives them power in the land, they will establish worship and pay the poor-due and enjoin kidness and forbid inquity. And Allah's is the sequel of events
For indeed it is not the eyes that grow blind, but it is the hearts, which are within the bosoms, that grow blind
Say: O mankind! I am only a plain warner unto you. Those who believe and do good works, for them is pardon and rich provision, while those who strive to thwart Our revelations, such are rightful owners of the Fire
Lo! Allah verily is guiding those who believe unto a right path
The sovereignty on that day will be Allah's
And whoso retaliated with the like of that which he was made to suffer and then has again been wronged. Allah will succour him
That is because Allah, He is the True, and that whereon they call instead of Him, itis the False, ...
Unto each nation have We given sacred rites which they are to perform; so let them not dispute with you of the matter,....and if they wrangle with you, say: Allah is best aware of what you do
And when Our revelations are recited unto them, you know the denial in the faces of those who disbelieve: they all but attack those who receite Our revelations unto them.
Bow down and prostrate yourselves and worship Your Lord, and do good, that haply you may prosper
He has chosen you and has not laid upon you in religion any hardship; the faith of your father Abraham (is yours). He named you Muslims of old time and in this (scripture)...

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