Of Men and Jinn on the Day of Judgement

“And the Jinn know well, as men do not, how it will be when God calls them to Judgement. They will call out Allahu akbar, whose real meaning is, ‘We have become a sacrifice before Thee, O God!’ And they will be drawn up in ranks, both men and Jinn, before Him on the Day of Judgement. For on that day God will ask them both:

‘What have you produced for Me during this term of respite which I have given thee? In what work have you brought your life to its end? Speak plainly! How have you dissipated the senses I have given thee? You have expended eyes and ears and intellect, but what have you done with them? I gave thee all of these to till the soil of good works, now display to Me your harvest! I gave thee bounty, now where was thy gratitude?’”

Excerpt adapted from Master of the Jinn.

May Allah have mercy on us all.        

Ya Haqq!   

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6 Responses to Of Men and Jinn on the Day of Judgement

  1. kevin says:

    Exquisite reflection on the bounty we have, and the gratitude we should constantly be mindful of. I look forward to reading your novel, Irving.

  2. sf says:

    This excerpt is an excellent reminder – leading us towards introspection.
    May Allah(SWT) guide us all. Ameen

    Jazaak Allah Khair, br. Irving

  3. Irving says:

    Salaam Kevin and SF:
    Inshallah, our remembrance of Hu in this life will guide us to till the soil of good works, that we may answer rightly in the next life. Thank you for your comments.

    Ya Haqq!

  4. The Turk says:

    Had quick question. Any relation to Mrs. Karchmar – 9th grade english teacher who taught at KAS in Karachi, PK back in 1992?

  5. Irving says:

    Sorry, no relation that I know of :) It is not an uncommen name.

    Ya Haqq!

  6. Hafiz says:

    Lailahaqillah there none other than you

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