Sheikh Ahmed Deedat was a South African writer and public speaker of Indian descent. He was best known as a Muslim missionary, who held numerous inter-religious public debates with evangelical Christians, as well as video lectures on Islam, Christianity, and the Bible.
10 Powerful and Inspiring Quotes By Shaikh Ahmed Deedat.
Ahmed Deedat , a widely known Muslim Televangelist, an Islamic preacher and the mentor of most famous Islamic Preacher Dr. Zakir Naik was a man of utmost wisdom and diligence in the Comparative religion. He was a one man army standing with the Muslims against Christian Missionaries and their harassment.
When the Christian Missionaries under the British Kingdom were subjugating Muslims and trying their best to defame Islam, he was fighting like a warrior for the sake of Allaah. He was a founder member of the Islamic Propagation Center International (IPCI) and became its President, a position he held until he passed away in the year 2005.
Sheikh Ahmed Deedat has published over 20 books and distributed millions of copies free of charge.
He has delivered thousands of lectures all over the world and successfully engaged Christian Evangelists in public debates. Several thousand people have come into the fold of Islam as a result of the hard work of Ahmed Deedat.
He authored many books to train young Muslims to get involve in Dawah Work and invite people to taste the sweetness of Islam.
The important books by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat are :-
- – The Choice – Between Islam and Christianity – Volume I
- – Is the Bible God’s Word?
- – Al Qur’an the Miracle of Miracles What is His Name?
- – Christ in Islam
- – What was the sign of Jonah?
- – What the Bible says about Muhammed (Peace be upon him)?
- – Resurrection or Resuscitation?
- – Arabs and Israel – Conflict or Conciliation?
- – Crucifixion or Cruci-Fiction?
May Allaah accept his deeds and bless his soul with Jannatul Firdaus for his path breaking efforts for Dawah of Islam worldwide.
Here are the 10 important quotes by Sheikh Ahmed Deedat :-
1. Language :-
“Language is the key to the heart of people.”
2. Women are the cause of problems in the world :-
“Someone said: Women are the cause of problems in the world…..Yes, I agree; because she suffered 9 months to bring a fool like you in a life to say that Women are the reason for the problems.”
3. Enemy of Islam is Ignorant Muslim :-
“The biggest enemy of Islam is the ignorant Muslim, Whose ignorance leads him to intolerance whose actions destroy the true image of Islam. And when the people look at him, they think that Islam is what he is.”
4. Islam will win :-
“Islam will win with or without you. But without Islam, you will be lost and you will loose.”
5. If you love Allah :-
“If you love Allah, you have to love Prophet (Peace be upon him). If you can’t love the one you can see, how can you love the one whom you can’t see.”
Sheikh Ahmed Deedat Quotes:
6. Christianity :-
“Christianity is not the religion of Jesus (peace be upon him), but it is the religion of Paul. If Christians really followed Jesus, they would have been Muslims.”
7. Women :–
“They are your mother, They are your sisters, They are your daughters, They are your aunts. They have to be loved and cherished and not for sale, So, I don’t advertise them.”
8. “Go back to the Qur’an.
Allaah gives you directions on how to do the job. He is giving you example after example but Muslims are not reading the books. They rattle it off. They memorize it, they recite it beautifully, they put people in ecstasy when they recite. But WHAT ARE WE READING ? Are the sound, the melody and the voice, reward that we are reading for?”
9. “We have got so much energy that we don’t know how to use it. So what are we doing now?
We are using this energy to bash each other; busy, busy, busy, ‘you know about your beard, that it is not the standard fist size’, you are wearing Mushrik clothes, busy, busy, busy in such petty matters. What I say is, Look, the important thing in life is that you must identify; Who are the people there to subvert you, Who are out to steal your children and so on. Instead of worrying about the beard or the mustache, whether it should be shave or trimmed. What is this luxury that we are enjoying ? We can’t afford this luxury because these are the things going on that are going to destroy us, that are going to break us up.”
10. “In Karachi in the 1950s, living in Pakistan, Katcheri Road, 2nd floor, I get a knock at the door early in the morning.
I open the door and a Caucasian, a white man, says, ”Good morning.” I say, “Good morning, what can I do for you?” The man says, “Look, I have got some literature for you.” I said, come inside. He comes in. Sits down. I say, “where do you come from?” He says, “I come from England.” A few days later, another knock at the door. I open the door and another white man.
This is right in the center of Karachi.
I say, “what can I do for you?” “I have some literature for you.” “Where do you come from?” “America”. This guy’s coming from 6000 miles, that guy is coming from 10,000 miles to preach me in my country. I want to know what am I doing? Nothing. Nothing. It is an obligation of the Muslims to deliver the message long before Salah, Zakah, and Hajj became Fard. Allah tells his prophets and through him, He’s telling us, “You deliver the message because it’s your duty.”
May Allaah accept his deeds and bless his soul with Jannatul Firdaus.
Even though Sheikh Ahmed Deedat has passed away but the dawah he left behind is still convincing many people to accept Islam.