The Greatest Gift – Islam
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The greatest gift we’ve been given is Islam. Understand the value of it, learn how to value and cherish it.
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truly you do not guide who you love, rather a love guides who he wants, and he knows best who is looking for guidance and who isn't.
This is in Zurich number 28 sort of cut off.
The background to this ayah is narrated in the books of Harry.
The narration goes, that's when I will call him. The uncle of the prophet SAW some of them when he was about to die, the Mahabharata refer to what we call him when he was at the last moments of his life. The Messenger of Allah for Muslim came to him and said to him, yeah, I'm cool La Ilaha Illa eyeshadow Lockerbie Hanuman piano.
Oh, my uncle, yeah, ma My dear uncle, si la isla hamdulillah. I will then bear witness for you when the Day of Judgment, I will be your witness. On the day of judgment, just say like
a lot of says Lola and to I don't even have to rush, the whole una Allahu la de la,
la Corrado to be Heineken.
It says, the thing that stops me is Rajesh would say,
this man said it in the last moments of his life. And he said it just to make his nephew happy. They really believe it, they will criticize me for it. They will say this is a personal weak character. If it was not that, I would have said it, and I would have made you happy or negative. And so on. Although he did not say that in a moment. When he died, he said, Allah.
I am dying on the religion of the forefathers, I'm dying of the religion of polio.
And after this happened, the Messenger of Allah wa sallam was deeply hurt,
Last Papa revealed this is telling him, this is not your decision.
The gift of guidance, who gets it who doesn't get it? That's not your decision. That is a last decision.
Obama knew the profits or seldom was the true profit. In fact, he knew the profits or loss of them better than all of us combined.
He raised the profits or loss alone as a boy. The profit was about seven years old. When his grandfather passed away, his parents had already passed away and he grew up in the household, I will call him and I will call it actually treated the property like his own son there are narrations where he would say that Muhammad needs to eat first and then Jaffa Jaffa has his own son.
So he raised them, treating him like his own son, established him as a businessman he would take the profit is opposed
to the journey of trade in the lands of the of the Levant, in the lands of Yemen, he will take the profit with him to teach him the business.
But still, he did not accept this.
He said while it was a great point, I'm going to read some of the portrait of autolock to you. He said
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la la casa de Mola, Yana will be calling about 3d modeling. He says, I am only afraid of what people will say.
And I'm free to what people will say that you accepted the religion of the person who is criticizing our forefathers. If that was not the case, and people weren't saying that they could not have been won and we would have followed him 100%
and everybody knows that
Cuz I mean, you
know, everybody knows this is a person who does not live,
our son does not live while you are not be coding about me, and everybody knows he doesn't even see something that's inaccurate, doesn't lie. People always on point, not inaccurate is right and truthful, everybody knows that.
So, I will call in knew who the profits are from was better than all of us the mind, he knew he was a true prophet. And yet, he did not accept this now.
While it supported the profits or loss on them, through thick and thin,
he was the man who stood up and protected the profits or loss of them, the only real powerful person who supported the profit in Moscow, everybody else's word of the prophet in Makkah, were either somewhat powerful like a worker, but not really that powerful, or completely powerless, like below.
The really powerful person who had authority and who had influence in society who stood with the Prophet was double volume.
And one incident particularly when the prophets of Salaam was preaching the message, people were listening, people were accepting grace for becoming very restless.
So the leaders of flourish came to aamupala.
he came, and he said,
an unbelievable movie era came and all these leaders came and said, Oh, yeah, Batali had the unhealthy pattern, the ratio as well as the who's the who was by Lena had a lady Hola, Medina, Medina. Agha for not too long, is that there is a boy, he is the best looking person in Polish. And he is the smartest person in the flesh. Okay? You take him and give us this nephew of yours, who has disregarded the tradition and made up this religion, that he's formed a person for a person, here's a tree, let's make it happen.
In the last quarter,
I would have said big summer, the tsunami. So this is how terrible of an idea this is. You are giving me your son, your child so I can raise him and you're going to take my son, so you could kill him, you think I'm going to accept this deal.
And he said to them after that.
First not medallic go do whatever you want. I'm not giving up my my nephew to you.
He went to the Prophet afterwards. He said to the Prophet, a nephew. All your people are gathering against you. That's what they just said.
Here's the person and give us Muhammad. I didn't give him a give you up, I will never give you up. But look at where this thing has reached.
Its reaching a critical point.
The prophets ultimatum than said, and he said to the Prophet that led to him in the Milo people and Allah and don't push it to the point where none of us embarrassed.
It will get too hot in this kitchen. Don't push it that far.
And the prophet SAW some replied famously, he said, Well, lucky Lobo was shut up. I mean, he will come out of here sadly, matter of 200 comma,
He says, I swear by Allah. If they place the sun in my right hand and the moon in my left hand, I wouldn't stop doing this. I would do this, I would convey the message. I will be here supporting this cause and preaching this message until a love gives me the victory or I die trying.
It doesn't matter what people do, what they say what threats are made, what bribes are given, nothing will stop me.
At that point, I will call him realized his problem his nephew is serious and is not going to stop. And he said something very beautiful.
He rather he did something very beautiful than said something beautiful. He gathered all of the close family of the prophets of Salaam but Ohashi, abou Matata. All of them gathered. And he told him this is what fallacious threatening, you're ready.
We're gonna defend the Prophet, even if you don't believe in Him rather than defend him.
And all of them said yes, we will defend him and we will protect him. And that was the start of
The sanctions that were placed upon Beto Hashim, and the liberal political, once they agreed upon him said something very beautiful. He said,
a lot of the legacy to relate the region marry him was sort of turabian the Faena, he said, I swear by a lot, they will never get close to you, they will never touch you. Until I am buried in the
first Gabi emblica maharlika. Oh, Baba. Well, I'm sure we'll cover Aviva minko or Yuna. So go and do what you have been commanded.
Don't worry about anything.
And be happy and proceed without any bother to another nasty welcome for Dr. Koon Tata Marina, you have invited me and I know that you only want the best for me.
And you are for sure truthful. And you are also for sure the most trustworthy, affordable I mean, wire up the dienen Bug Out of Colorado to be unknown. While studying and caught up to be unknown who mean Haley at the end every year, Deena, you have presented a religion that I know for a fact is the best religion of all religions. Lola mala moto Oh, Hi, Daddy, my sub button legit. Somehow. If it wasn't that I was afraid that people will say things about me and criticize me. I would have made you would have found me to be accepting this, like that. Some American movie.
I feel like crying when I read these lines. So it's so tragic. so tragic, that the person who raised the profits loss on them,
the person who the Prophet colossal love more than anybody else, like in terms of people, human beings.
The person who stood up and defended the Prophet, to the detriment of his own health and the health of his family and his tribe, against all the threats of Quraysh
did not die and did not accept Islam.
He knew the Prophet was a prophet did not accept Islam.
This my brothers and sisters,
this religion that we have, this is the greatest gift that we have been given.
This gift is so tremendous.
That a law the this gift to you and I
even give it to the uncle
who the Prophet love more than anybody else, think about how valuable this is.
Brothers and sisters value this gift themselves.
This gift of Islam is so valuable or Sahaba wish that it was given to a Bhutanese instead of their own fathers. When the Prophet of Allah entered Makkah, and the conquest of Makkah was complete without bloodshed.
It was a day of great victory and joy and happiness. And on that day,
a worker studied enters the house of the Prophet of Allah and with him is Abu hanifa Abu hanifa is
the father of all workers of all men, gray or white here, white beard
wrinkled hands I will have a comes the proper says Hello Dr. Schaefer seven p bi T. ohana Dr. Shakopee waiting hotter it who
said Why didn't you leave the old man
you know the uncle and his house I would have come to meet him I would have come to see him this is the Father will go for study after all over presenting says no it is more appropriate that he comes to you. You will stay where you are. And I will go haha then takes his hand
it's wavering and he places it in the palm of the prophets Allah. This is Allah Allah hi lava. Anika I bear witness that there is no date he worthy of worship besides the law and you are the profitable law. What a great moment of joy finally maca has been conquered. The complexes complete the mission has reached its conclusion the father of workers to be accepted Assam just before he died. incredible moment of happiness. And at that point
we're going to speak starts crying.
The prophet SAW some asks him for my pika Baba
said what makes you cry all over the world.
A great deal of victory, a day of celebration, a day of glorifying Allah, why are you crying? He said,
I wish that was the hand of your uncle.
I wish there was the hand of your uncle rather than my own father, I wish he accepted Salman, not my father, just so that you would have been happy with that.
value this gift of Islam brothers and sisters, Allah didn't give it to everybody who gave it to you. They gave it to me valuate
we have to be thankful for a loan to value this gift of Islam. Allah says in the Quran, why might be near maturo pika
as for the favors of your Lord,
they mentioned that
it's mentioned in the the seal of what this means from Albania but the topic of Hadith, inshallah anomala while Incubus should be within alkota he says that it is two spreads what Allah has given you.
And it is to thank him
and glorify Him.
international says well, Canada, Morocco, Guillermo Tierra de Namur, Tony Dyer, Isla, the dean, or gala Dean, who have said that when the law says I'm gonna be near with you don't pick the favor of your Lord.
This is the construction here grammatically is the favor of your Lord, not a favor of your Lord. It is like specific, is this that specific favor is referring to the guidance, the gift of Islam.
We have to be thankful for that gift of Islam every single day to show that we truly value it.
Look at the prophet SAW someone when he would wake up
when he would wake up what would he say Alhamdulillah Illa de
All praises and thanks for Allah, who made me see another day
when the prophet SAW them would finish his food. He would say Alhamdulillah Allah de Armani was avani pajara he was a Muslim in all phases are for Allah who fed me and gave me water and made me a Muslim. So Pamela,
when the proper form would,
would end would start his day. The morning he would say Alhamdulillah he leviosa you'd say? Allah Mama. Us Wahhabi minemining I will be adding mycotic Fermin. kawaoka la sharika fight al hamdu Wanaka super, very beautiful blog memorises was little sisters not at all are very capable, very talented people. You can memorize a few eyes and see them. It's not a tall ask.
The da says the translation of it is whatever Allah whatever good that I'm experiencing today. or anybody else in the world is experiencing today. That is because of you.
All phrases are for you. All things are for you, exclusively for you.
When he would, you know when night will come about evening would come about he would say the same door but for the evening alone. My mom's been been navigating our way I hadn't been coping for manga luxury color particle hamdulillah.
Thinking a law showing his gratitude or last hop Allah, literally every step of the way.
That's how we value this gift of Islam.
Versus destroys value this gift of Islam that you and I have received on a silver platter.
valuate by doing good deeds, that's the biggest legacy that we can leave behind doing good deeds. Allah says
to do that. And so on number 34 sora Saba here a man who Allah who the sugar on
your show who says to them all family of
you have been blessed so immensely. So do things. shokran so career is dramatically more for all love who are falling asleep.
Why are you doing things?
To thank Allah to express your gratitude to thank Allah do good deeds. Soccer.
At poverty says something
Very beautiful. He says
the explanation of this ayah is as follows. He says, do good deeds to please a lot, or family of those who express your gratitude to your Lord.
Because he gave you things that he's given a nobody else control over the gym, the control over the wind kingdom that was the most powerful.
But also to thank him for things that he's given to everybody else. Another day, food, water, the ability to breathe, family,
all of these blessings, those that are specific, and those that are general for all of them, to thank Allah do things that are going to please allow me to know the sukra value the gift of Islam, brothers and sisters by doing good deeds. The profitable law firm was asked by his wife, Ayesha.
She said yada
yada Matata mom in them because you are doing this, and Allah has already forgiven all of your sins. What's he doing?
He's strapped standing at night and praying. And he's standing at night and praying so much that his feet are cracking up, sweating and cracking up.
It's hurting his feet for loss on them. Because he's standing for so long and praying. And Isaiah wonders, why are you doing this your your police in general is guaranteed.
Your seat is reserved. Your ticket is booked? Why? Put yourself through so much pain or messenger of a low
appunto rather than Shakira? Should I not be a faithful servant to my Lord? That was his answer.
We express our gratitude to a look by doing good deeds. We value we show how much we value this religion by doing good deeds, that's the greatest legacy we give the brothers and sisters.
We have to protect this gift of Islam.
This gift of Islam that Allah has given us you have to protect it from bad influences. If you look at this narration that I started with the narration of aamupala passing away in the narration that we find the same if it was a Muslim.
The prophet SAW some interest in the house or the room of a wallet and he finds their Abuja
And the messenger is awesome says oh my uncle say Allah Allah. Hi, good luck. So I can testify on your behalf on the Day of Judgment.
Then I will Johnson's
a terrible I mean that you have the talent. Are you gonna leave the religion of the brutality?
A terrible word militant Shia? Are you gonna turn your back on our culture? on our traditions?
and bow they're both competing for profit and say, yeah, I'm yeah, I'm gonna say that I love these.
I love the journalists saying the opposite. You're gonna turn your back on your religion just before you die.
And finally, of course, when it dies. Last thing he says, I live in Los Alamitos.
We have to protect ourselves from these bad influences. bad influences are bad friends, bad friends could be devastating people you hang out with, that's who you are.
That's who defines you. You have to figure out ways to protect ourselves from bad influences, like bad friends, I had friends I grew up with them. They were like brothers, we would I would spend more time with them than I would with my own parents.
And then when we are getting a little bit older, growing up a little bit, moving out of the house, go to university.
I would go to my friend's house, we go to different universities, and I would go visit his house. We lived off campus. And I started noticing a disturbing trend. I started noticing that he wasn't praying anymore. And then I started noticing that there is a girl clearly not necessary
in the house.
And then I started noticing vodka in the cupboard.
These were my my boys are my squad. You know, it hurts to see this. And I knew eventually if I didn't cut ties if I didn't just like walk away.
I was gonna go down the same path.
It hurt to this day. I think about
I could have done something to make it better. But at that point I made a decision I need to get out of this situation. I need to protect myself.
We have to protect our demand from bad influences.
People watch medium consume medium. If you watch media, or if you listen to things that is full of vulgarity that is full of shamelessness, guess what guess what's going to happen to you,
your tongue will become bolder, your actions will become changes. It's a direct correlation, your output is dependent on your input you're taking in.
So we have to even watch and be cautious of what kind of media it is that we consume. What kind of influences are there that affect our lives?
You have to protect this gift of Islam.
You have to protect this gift of Islam from irrational fear.
There is irrational fear. I'm not talking about that. I'm talking about the irrational fear of others. Look, it's a vote on it. The man who knew the Prophet better than anybody else, wrote poetry. telling the people this is a truthful person. This is the Prophet of Allah. You know it.
We all know it. Yet he didn't follow it. Why? No.
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if it was not that I was afraid of Quraysh if it was not, that people will criticize me, I would have accepted Islam. That's what he said.
This irrational fear of what others will say what others will think makes people do extremely irrational things.
And we have to protect our Islam from that. I was praying at the airport, just recently. I was at the airport is in LA. So we as a Muslim bearded guy praying at the LA airport. It's a somewhat of a scary proposition. And then these all these little fears company What happened? What happened? Somebody comes and says something, or does something?
These are thoughts that crossed your mind. And I'm praying and I'm like, I'm gonna do this enough in agricultural and portable, low wind solar right now. Okay.
But then I realized, oh, why am I doing that? Why am I so free? Who must have freedom? in what's gonna happen?
I'm going to take my time with a prayer, right?
I'm going to do it right. Without this irrational fear. Nothing's going to happen. And guess what? Nothing happened. I'm the love.
We have to protect our religion, our practice our devotion to a lot of this irrational fear. There is, you know, a fine line between being courageous and being sewing. Okay?
Everybody, it's a different line for every for different person. And from place to place. If you are in Missouri, you maybe have the more careful, it's like the south of America rights Trump plan. If you're in Australia, Michelle, everybody's wearing Hijab here, maybe you can be a bit more courageous. Figure out the situation, but protect the religion from irrational fears. This is a gift that Allah gave us. This is what prevented the most loved person to the prophets of love them accepting some irrational fear of others. So what if courage criticized them? What difference would have included what it means?
would have wouldn't have mattered? In the least if courage criticize a wallet?
Would anybody have cared? Of course not.
But it was the irrational fear. I don't know what he's gonna say, I don't know what these people will say to me. We have to get over that fear. This is a problem. Also, brothers and sisters, when somebody starts practicing Islam, a sister starts to wear hijab, your brother starts to pray, people start questioning you. This is not a little extreme. Getting a little too serious about this Islam thing. You're wearing a hijab, and not even shaking hands with your cousin not hugging your cousin what's going on with that. But you know, pray every day, five times a day, all day. Of course, whether these are little things that people say to me, US embarrassed
and mean have nothing to be embarrassed about. We have nothing to be ashamed of. This is the greatest gift that Allah has given to us. And we have to be proud of it. We have to express our gratitude to a lot of love openly without being ashamed. One might be near my job because remember, the sisters love you
This gift to you and me.
For who Allah will move that he knows who's looking for this guidance and who doesn't ask what to make of those who are looking for the guidance, who thank Allah for this gift and will protect this gift from all sorts of bad influences who will notice morona was suffering for subtle, logical