30 Sha'aban 1433(7/20/2012)
THEME: Mechanisms of acquiring Taqwa
2:183 O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint,-
36:20 Then there came running, from the farthest part of the City, a man, saying, "O my people! Obey the messengers:
This man is unnamed, it could be anyone of us today. . . This person takes sides dynamically and didn't sit still; he came running -- running attitude enthusiastically to defend the messengers.
He didn't say "follow me", he said "follow the messengers!"
Saum means "to abstain"
Fast from food and water in order to feel others' hunger and do something about it
THREADED THEME: Who is most qualified to care for the mosque?