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Repentance & Forgiveness in Islam Kutbah Arabic/English

Please know that the holy Quran related stories of prophets and messengers who apologised to Allah by expressing their repentances to Him. They did so even though they were the highest people in rank, hence setting the ethical nature of asking for apology. Adam and his wife Eve, pbut, asked Allah, the most Encompassing, for forgiveness. They said, “Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves, and if You do not forgive us and have mercy upon us, we will surely be among the losers.” (Al Araf: 23). 
وَالَّذِينَ إِذَا فَعَلُواْ فَاحِشَةً أَوْ ظَلَمُواْ أَنْفُسَهُمْ ذَكَرُواْ اللّهَ فَاسْتَغْفَرُواْ لِذُنُوبِهِمْ وَمَن يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوبَ إِلاَّ اللّهُ وَلَمْ يُصِرُّواْ عَلَى مَا فَعَلُواْ وَهُمْ يَعْلَمُونَ Thereupon, Allah accepted their apology. Noah pbuh turned back to Allah for pardon, as he said, “My Lord, I seek refuge in You from asking that of which I have no knowledge. And unless You forgive me and have mercy upon me, I will be among the losers.” (Hud: 47).
قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ أَن…