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Lessons from Sauart Luqman

Surah Luqman is named after a very wise man. Some narrations say that this man was not a prophet but he was a wise man and worth mentioning in the revelation of Allah (SWT). Luqman (A.S) was from Sudan according to some narrations. 

The  Surah begins with;

"تِلْكَ ءَايَاتُ الْكِتَابِ الْحَكِيمِ"
"These are the verses of the all wise book. "
 Luqman was " hakeem" (wise) so this surah begins with hakeem. 

Allah says: 

"وَلَقَدْ ءَاتَيْنَا لُقْمَانَ الْحِكْمَةَ أَنِ اشْكُرْ لِلَّهِ وَمَنْ يَشْكُرْ فَإِنَّمَا يَشْكُرُ لِنَفْسِهِ  وَمَنْ كَفَرَ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَنِيٌّ حَمِيدٌ""And certainly We gave wisdom to Luqman, saying: Be grateful to Allah. And 
whoever is grateful, he is only grateful for his own soul; and whoever is 
ungrateful, then surely Allah is Self-sufficient, Praised. "

You should ask Allah for knowledge as well as wisdom, as Knowledge means to 
know something but wisdom is knowing how to use that knowledge.  

Some of the advice Luqman g…