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They're the operating things is due to Allah subhanho wa Taala. We praise Him we seek his assistance, and we seek His forgiveness. And we seek refuge in Allah subhanho wa Taala from the evil that that resides within our souls, and from the evil that results from our actions. Whomsoever almost none of what Allah guides, none shall misguide them, and whomsoever He leads astray, then none shall guide them back to the straight path. I bear witness that there's no God worthy of worship except Allah and I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is His Servant and Messenger.
Allah says in the Quran, oh, you believe the God conscious DLS count God as He should be feared, and do not die, except as Muslims, all mankind. The God conscious and fear Lord was created you from one soul, and from He has created its mate, and from both many men and many women, and fearless kind of adjara to whom you ask one another, and by the ties of your kinship, verily, almost kind of water Allah is ever watched all over you. Oh, you believe be God conscious, fearless, calm, try and speak the truth. He will render your deeds righteous, and he will forgive your sins. And whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger has indeed achieved a great victory. There the the best speech is a speech
of Allah and the best guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the worst of affairs is that which is innovated for all of that innovation is misguidance and all misguidance needs to help.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us
of Ingram remarkable story,
found in a book
where he talks about
the lives of two prophets that came before him, profit download and profits.
And as you know, Prophet Solomon was the son of Prophet David. Solomon was a king prophet in his right just like his father, David and his setup.
So, Prophet that Wu was one time in his court, and two women came to him, and they had a huge dispute about the identity of this child and who it belongs to.
So an incident had occurred, where they were both out, and
a wolf had come
and taken one of the children.
And so now there was only one left. So both sides came to profit that would, and they were both laying claim to this one child and they're saying, This is our child. This is my child. It's not hers, it's mine.
So after listening to the details and the stories,
Dawood alayhi salatu salam judged and passed his judgment that it should belong to the older woman, and that this was her child.
But I was kind of what Allah had given Prophet, so a man, also a great deal of wisdom, where it wasn't just simply relying on facts, but also relying on intuition and understanding how to solve this problem.
So he called the two women back and he said,
Is this your child and both
Both of our say it's my child not hurt. So he said, Bring a song, bring a large song, and we shall split it in half, and you can keep half and you can keep the other half. Now, of course live in LA salatu salam is not actually advocating for that.
But he has a wisdom behind him as to making this request. So when they heard this,
the younger woman immediately said, No, no, don't hurt this child. It belongs to her.
And at that moment, Prophet, select man
decided that the child indeed belongs to this younger woman.
So this story highlights how prophet slay man understood the human condition, and human emotions. And he understood that the ultimate love that a mother could have for her own child is to never wish harm on her own child, even if it means that it would be raised by someone else, where she wouldn't want harm to come to her own child. And that's why she was eager to say it is hurt so that no harm comes to it.
But more importantly, brothers and sisters,
this teaches us the difference between knowledge in and of itself, and wisdom. Because you could have facts with you, but you don't understand how to apply those facts. And that is where wisdom comes into the picture. And so this word and hikma in Arabic,
the scholars have said it is wobbler O'Shea fee Mobley.
It is to put everything in its dude place. That is to put everything in its correct place in the
realm of law, God, and then hikmah here, fear Luma young da ve Ivan YG, letting young Buffy feel watching
three things. He said wisdom is to do what is necessary.
And to do it in the correct way.
And to do it at the correct time.
And perhaps the majority of our use of our childhood is learning from our parents of doing what is right and staying what is wrong, staying away from what is wrong. And perhaps the majority of our teens and youth is dedicated to learning how to do something.
And the rest of adulthood is learning about when to do that.
But then sisters, wisdom is a characteristic that many people aspire to have. It is one of the characteristics that the process of law while he was seldom permitted people to witness and others and be envious of.
And even though in the ideal, he said he calls it jealousy. It doesn't actually mean jealousy but it means to be in Arabic and lipbalm to wish to have it for yourself without making the other person lose that quality. Right? Because when you'd say jealous and jealousy is to see a good in someone else and you don't want them to have it but you want it to happen. Have it for yourself own that's what jealousy is.
So the prophet SAW the long run he was sending them he said
law has said in this meeting, there is no hazard there is no healthy competition or jealousy except into things that is allowed. Original alguma human for sal Allahu Allah. Hello Kitty fill hot water Julian atta hula who hikma so who are yet to be Bihar, what year it will happen. The prophets are sending themselves to scenarios where you can be envious and want that for yourself. One is a person who Allah has given a lot of wealth.
But that person spends that wealth in what is correct and spends it in what is righteous. And if you look at what we are living in today, people aspire for wealth. Not for that reason, but because they want to be rich and famous like them, not because they want to spend it when it's supposed to be spent in the right way for the sake of a lot but more importantly when
We want to focus on is this second characteristic, and he said, and the man who was given the person who was given wisdom, and so he uses it and he
decides and acts upon it and he teaches it and he gives it to others.
So brothers and sisters, we look in the Koran and we find many, many verses that talk about wisdom.
Sometimes the word wisdom refers to knowledge. Like Allah says in a broad audience Audrina sir De Niro Vika Bill achema call to the way of Allah with achema. And here even though it is wisdom, it means specifically with knowledge
is if you are a lot of times you know when people do doubt when they don't focus on what is the most important and that is La ilaha illa Allah
but they focus on some other tertiary matters. So you have to have knowledge when you give data. Also in the lab. Allah describes Allah hikma as a warning hexamethylene Bhairava.
It's a warning and why is warning called hikma because you don't give warnings at every interval. You only give warnings at very specific time because if you're always warning and warning and threatening, it loses its value and meaning. And if you give too much warning, it also loses its value because you don't warn for something that is so trivial. You will only warn for something that is very big and very serious. So that is exactly what wisdom is to know how much to do it and when to do it. And of course we also find in the corral
that Allah subhanho wa Taala describes and hikma as a synonym to Prophethood
but more importantly, the Quran describes the Sunnah as an heckler.
And why is as soon as the life of the pastor Selim described as wisdom, because the Sunnah teaches you exactly how to implement Islam in the correct way.
And when you should do it and the exact details.
A common myth among people is that wisdom is given only to those they just get it naturally when people get old, and when they age, they just get wisdom.
But the truth of the matter is, there are two types of wisdom.
The first one is wisdom that is given to you by Allah subhanho wa Taala. And this is something only given to a very small group of people in the world. The majority of people don't get this. You're not born with it.
And then the second type of wisdom which we'll talk about is something that comes with experience and knowledge etc.
One of the hapa one time wrote to his governor of Missouri lashari, and he told him in
a lady said, and kibris sin, what are Tina who are thought about who you are, we may Yeshua, wisdom is not something that you get when you become old in age, but it is something that Allah gives you and He gives to whomever he wishes for in yakka, whether it be more, one more rather than a flop, so stay away from moral depravity and destructive behavior.
Some of the people that we know that Allah has given special wisdom is at the salon as we know in South Africa, he knew exactly what to do and all those three scenarios, whereas Moosa was only looking from the surface level facts. And so that's why there was a learning lesson for masala his setup. We also know in the cellar where the pastor sell them a special for even a bass, where he is known as total Germanic, and he is like the true interpreter of the Quran. And what did the master Selim say? He said, Allahumma COVID de la libertad, we, Allah lot of whom I live.
Our law gives him understanding of the religion
and teach him the interpretation of the Koran and another edition he says, Oh Allah teach him and hikmah wisdom and so here it refers to the poor.
But no one
is, as you find it, the Quran is more synonymous to the word wisdom of the
Like the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but like that of also Luqman, we have an entire surah in the Quran dedicated to a man who was a righteous person who was a slave from Ethiopia, Ethiopia, from Abyssinia. And he actually in some of the live during the time of download and install setup.
Allah says in the fraud wallet but I think look man and inish School Lila, warning the school for innovative school in FCA woman, Catherine Allah
and we have indeed given look man wisdom
and from this wisdom, to be grateful to Allah, for whoever is grateful,
is grateful for himself. The only you only benefit yourself and whoever denies Allah favors for Allah is free. He is not in need of anything and but the most praiseworthy.
Why did Allah subhanahu wa taala compare and contrast and put sugar gratitude next to the word regular. Because if you really think about it, all of the talents and the skills and the physical abilities that Allah has given you in this life,
when you use it for what it is good, when you use it for what it is right? That is not only wisdom, but it is to think Allah subhanho wa Taala for those things that you have done.
And foolishness would be to take those talents and spend it and use it on something that is evil or wrong or misguided.
And before we close for the second photograph, there is a interesting story of local man, where
his sagacity and his wisdom shines forth.
So his master one time asked him said,
go to the market, and
find maybe a sheep or something and slaughter it and bring me the best cut.
Bring me the best cut from
So after some time, the man comes back, and he brings to him two pieces, the heart and the tongue.
So the Master said, What is this? What is why would you give me the heart? And why would you give me the tone? And he said, if these two things are good and righteous, then they're technically the best.
The best meat that you can find in this animal. Obviously he was meaning it metaphors. So sometime later, he goes, he says, Now give me the two worst cuts of an animal.
And the human came back with the same two pieces. And he said, I thought you just told me the other day that these are the best and now you're gonna tell me these are the worst that he said and if these two are the worst, then they are indeed the worst cuts which is the heart. The tongue apologia we had a
chance to meet first a few in number one
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nabina Muhammad Allah
in the sixth year of invasion on the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
was going to go to a Mara lesser pilgrimage to Mecca from Medina.
So they put on the hall, and they were ready to go.
And as they approached Mecca, the pagan Meccans refuse to give Mohammed for love it was send them and the companions entry.
But the Meccans despite the fact that they were pagans, they were sort of caught in this bind in this jeopardy. First and foremost, the Quraysh are the custodians and the caretakers of the Sacred House, the Kaaba.
And it was of custom, that no matter who their enemies were, if they wanted to give a if they want to come in and do a pilgrimage, even if they were their enemies, they would let them pass unhindered to do the pilgrimage.
So now they have this dilemma. If you don't let Mohamed Salah Salem and his people go do their Amara, then it will come off as dishonor to the guests of the house of Allah
and against me, allow them to go
Then it would make them look politically weak, that they allow their enemies to come their greatest foes to come and do the pilgrimage, unscathed and unhindered.
But they still decided that they will stop the profits of the law by the US.
during this standoff, there was a rumor that the prophet SAW Selim, Ambassador Earth man was killed.
And so the prophecy is settling. And as you know, in the rules of diplomacy, you do not kill ambassadors to kill it Ambassador is a declaration of war.
So they were ready to go and confront the veterans with war. But then later on offline, came back, unharmed.
And so the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam decided to write a treaty with the Meccans.
And so during the writing of this treaty,
a couple of you could say, tokens of goodwill and gesture, and things were given extended to the Meccans to show good faith.
So firstly, when they were writing the treaty,
the Mexican side had sent to him
to represent them. And so was mostly seller ordered and even to write the terms of this treaty.
They were going to write Bismillah Ar Rahman AR Rahim, In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
And so so he will say that, who is this man, and when we don't know,
we don't know who it is. So the prophet SAW Selim ordered that they reward the word and he wasn't much of a fuss about it.
Then he then they started writing, this treaty is between Mohammad Rasool Allah and the other party. And so he said, No, if we knew you were the Messenger of Allah, we would never have fought you. We refuse to agree to the terms of you are a rough rule of law. The Prophet sal Allahu Allah, he was, it was already written, the president seldom said, no problem, right, Mohammed, the son of Abdullah, not messenger, the Law Center founder, I need to know the father who was writing it at that time, he says, I'm not going to erase it. So he, the rest of them said to show me when it's written, where is it written, the wrestler, and so he, he raised it with his hand, and he told me to write Mohamed
Salah dantooine. So the terms of the treaty were simple. The Muslims were not allowed to do that here, they would have to go back. And they would have to come back the following year, and they would only stay in Mecca for three days. And there were some other details like whichever tribes aka among the Arabs want to be in another line to the Quran, they can do so and those who want to be in an alliance with monetizing them they can do so.
The point is, during the writing of history, there was much outrage among some of the companions, specifically
about why wouldn't the Muslims settle for such a treaty that is, in their view to their own detriment, they couldn't go to them or they have to wait an entire nother year. And they basically got everything that they wanted the Meccans got what they wanted.
But the prophet SAW senlin stood firm. You know why? Because obviously Allah is commanding him to do that. But it shows the incredible foresight and knowledge of the process and and had
and which its results later became witness in the in the in that year. Because with the treaty, the vs. Seven could focus on download, invite them the nations and the tribes to come to Islam, unhindered. And that treaty later on proved to be more beneficial to Muslims than it was to the veterans. And this is brethren and sisters, the second type of wisdom. And that is, this is something through experience. Not you're born with something through experience something through knowledge, knowing the bigger picture, and more specifically, staying away from what is hollow and knowing your priorities, knowing when to major in the major and minor in a minor A lot of times
people you'd see that they have no wisdom because they major in the minor and a minor in the major. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam What did he say? And hello? Well Harada in
Moscow, he had a mohawk a few minutes.
The highlight is clear the Haram is clear in between it is the downfall. Not a lot of people know it. They don't know about the details of it except some. So whoever from a troubleshooter had a standard or EDI whatever. And so whoever stays away from what is the doubtful
then they protect them.
selves and their honor and their Deen.
And that is why brothers sisters, a lot of times, the scholars of the past, when they were faced with new issues and new things happening in society, they don't know whether it is wrong, they would not give a ruling.
They will not give a ruling, because when you give a ruling effect, well, it could literally impact how people apply Islam.
And which leads us to the point of how do you obtain wisdom through knowledge. If you want to be a wise person, you have to first have knowledge, but specifically knowledge of the Dean of the religion of Allah subhanho wa Taala. A group of companions are traveling.
And they were camped out in an expedition. And during the night, one of the men.
He, in the morning, he required, he was required to perform most of the ritual cleansing when he's in a state of impurity gelada. So he had to do
that, because that morning was very, very cold. And as you know, the professor Center has allowed that if you have zero source of water, or if it is extremely cold, where if you make the logo, then you could or if you took a shower, it could perhaps make you sick and cause you to have hypothermia and die, you can use dry mobile, which is to use the soil or the rock. It's a ritual where you don't have to actually do it in the absence of water. Okay. But because this one leader of the group did not have proper knowledge, he said to him, No, you cannot beat him, even though it is very, very cold. And even though you have an injury in your head, and yes, it might affect you, but you have to
do listen. So the man when they did was on and he died,
when he went back when they went back, went back to the office of the law while he was sending the answer send them was extremely upset.
He said you have killed your friend, you have murdered her.
They thought that they were being true, but they didn't know the true ruling in these circumstances.
Allah tells us in the Koran, you kill hate metalia Sha. One they tell
you Hi, I'm Kathy rock. When I get the Kuru Illa Allah. Allah gives wisdom to whoever he wills and whoever he has been given this wisdom has been given a great amount of good and none will remember except those of understanding.
Second, if you want to obtain wisdom, learn to not speak so much. There are things that when you do not know of refrain from making comments, refrain from giving your opinion. And so many times people think that because they are Muslim, and they have experiential knowledge of doing their regular laity in laymen action and practice of Islam, that therefore they can give commentary on the deen people sit around really talk about the ficklin Sharia and the rules of Islam without any knowledge. They don't say, I don't know what this is.
And that's why one of the scholars are sent to this amazing
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All doctors agree with one thing, and that is the best medicine is preventative medicine. It's not when you get sick and then you go to the doctor. It's preventative medicine to keep yourself healthy so you don't have to go to the doctor.
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the wise people and the people in general. They also agree that the best aspect of wisdom is silence.
being silent within the sisters does not mean that when you know what is the truth, you stay away from saying what is the truth? And when you know what is false you stay away from saying what is false to be afraid of offending but it simply means
some things they're not worth your time to talk about. There's a funny story of one of the philosopher Haroon Rashid, he was having a
say a small debate with his wife was Aveda, about which dessert tasted better.
So they were debating between whether lo Xen edge or if I knew the edge is better. These are two types of desserts.
So Haruna she calls one of the greatest scholars of the Hanafi madhhab Abu Yusuf into his court who was just passing by and he said
Come come over Yousuf
design for the design for us, which is better for no damage or magazine edge.
pointless. So you know what he's very smart, he said, let them identify, I do not pass judgment on something that is absent. So the halifa said, okay,
bring the dessert, someone came and brought the two desserts in front of him. He said, Go eat it. So he ate both of the desserts and after he was full, clearly
will use those does not want to get into this debate between how long or she then his wife, he doesn't want to offend anyone very wise. So what did he say?
the two sides have settled on either in court, the two sides have already settled. And it could mean both ways. He ate it and he doesn't find either of them better than the other they have reconciled in his stomach. Or if he's saying that you and your wife have already reconciled, how long have achieved when he heard this, he immediately left and he recognized how wise abusive was so he gave him 1000 dinars.
But his wife also wanting to give her Coronavirus she I'm sorry, I will use of some monetary value to show her appreciation for how smart we used to have was. So she also realized that she cannot give 1000 because if she gives 1000 then she's basically continuing to feud with her husband, he gives 1000 she gives 1000. So she said I will give him 999 instead, so that her husband doesn't feel like he's being upstaged, and at the same time, it's amount that is enough, and not some little spare change that she's getting to.
But then the sisters
having wisdom sometimes requires us to focus on what is good, and ignore the bad and it's something that a lot of humans we have this weakness and all of us, we focus on the what is the negative, and then we forget about the bigger picture of the good and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gives us a beautiful Heidi to close off. color. So hi sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam message methylone levy edulis Yes, ma achema
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the prophets, I send them set the example of the person who listens to wisdom, but only notices the bad parts and not the overwhelming good that is in it. And you will find there are people that have heard an entire thing. And all they can remember is the thing that they don't like about but 99% of it was good. The process ends and that person is like what the person that goes to the shepherd. And he says to him, give me
from your sheep, one
that is good for basically a meal for slaughter.
And then the shepherd looks at him and says, Go grab the ear of which one you choose, find the best one that you choose. And the man comes back holding the year not of the sheep, but of the sheep dog to show you that he doesn't see anything but the sheepdog. He didn't see all the other good that is there focusing only on the negative. And with this brothers and sisters We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to give us though feed We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to give us knowledge so that we know where to apply it in the correct way and at the correct time in the law melodica home saloon Allah Mary
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will not give us the best ideas in this world and the best that is the next life and protect us from the fire. Welcome,
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