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The Story of Quran
Channel: Abdul Wahab Saleem
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In this lecture Abdul Wahab Saleem discusses the story of Quran from the verses in Surah al-Qasas
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In a bad and butanna Allah Petunia awful Fiona
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no hungry now salatu salam ala rasulillah
the topic of our discussion today is stories from the Quran in the particular story that we're looking at is the story of autumn.
The story of cotton is a story in suits and hustle. So if some of you would like to take out your cell phones or something and look at the story as we're, as we're studying it, you can do that. That would be you know, iron number 76 from sort of, sort of the castles.
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And what that means is he was actually related to Musashi setup. So this is a relative of musasa. Some said he was the uncle of masala Sam. Others said no, he was the cousin maternal but
journal anyways, in either case, this person was a relative of Masada ceramah. That's why lots of parallel dialysis in Nepal una
ghanim and Tony Musa Allah says in the coruna can I'm and Toby Musa further Ali. And then suddenly what did this person do? He started to become a tyrant. He started to transgress against his own people, his own very people. Normally, when you're amongst your own people, you're very, very nice. You're very, very kind and you're expected to be and people around you also expect you to be that's the nature of non people, right? If you're rude to some random person on the street, he's not expecting much of you. Right? And he's not going to stop to think that Why are you being rude to me? And why are you not being rude to me, but if you're rude to your own family and your own kin, then
people are gonna start looking at you like, why are you doing this? There must be some weird reason why you're doing this. So this person, that's what he's doing, he's rude to his own very family. And he's very ironic to his own very family's transgressions against his own very family.
explaining why all of this is happening, what are the non menial coluzzii in msrt, Hamlet, an OB, Kuwaiti is all Allahu colada
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We gave to him treasures, the lights of which people have never seen a loss of Hana with Allah describes these treasures. And he says, these treasures were so great that even if you were to bring a a group of very mighty men, they wouldn't be able to carry the keys of this, this particular treasure that he had the treasure chests that this individual had there were so large, that even the keys were so numerous that he would people wouldn't be able to carry them. This is how the keys of the treasures of pod owners so this person was filthy rich, that's what he was. And somehow so Pamela, the topic of yesterday is kind of related to the topic of today as well.
Lots of parallel data continues. And he says that all of a sudden, when people started to see his family members when they started to see that this person is being so rude, he's been so such a tyrant, he's being so transgressive against his own family. All of a sudden his family started to speak to him and they thought maybe we can, you know, talk it out is on Allahu colada. Now this is pretty much the climax of the whole story. It's not the climax actually the climax is to come but this is the purpose of the entire story. Sometimes Allah subhana wa tada put it puts the purpose right in the beginning. Others other times Allah subhana wa tada chooses to put the purpose towards
the end. And sometimes Allah subhana wa tada put his puts the purpose, right, somewhere in the middle over here, you'll notice right from the beginning of life, giving you the purpose of the story. The purpose of this story is to show you these pieces of advice, or at least as I see it, these pieces of advice that his people, our own people gave to him when he started to become so ironic. He started to become like a person that will transgress upon his own people. When he started to do that. his family, his people of kin and kids, they're giving him pieces of advice, Allah Subhana Allah is quoting the entire story. So you get these pieces of advice as well. We don't end
up falling in these problems. Allah subhana wa tada says his people started to tell him their five pieces of advice. Listen very, very carefully. I'm not going to make this talk very long. I'll try to make it very concise and short. But just give me your attention. Allah subhana wa tada says, is Allah Allah will
Suddenly his people started to tell him Do not exalt do not exalt. What does that mean? Don't become excessively happy, don't start to rejoice exceedingly for the wealth that you've been given.
Because what happens to people is when they have a lot of money, when you start to have money that you can, you can't even count anymore. You have money like this individual whose treasure chests are so large and so numerous that people have might a group of people have might cannot even carry the keys of the treasure chests. When you get to that level of wealth, then the erratic behavior becomes part and parcel of humankind. So his people that started to tell him, Do not exalt, do not rejoice exceedingly, don't become exalted. Don't become a person who's always happy about how much money he has. You see people like that sometimes you meet them, they've got so much money, especially if
earlier on in their life, they didn't have money. If they're raised up in money, you'll notice most people that are raised up in wealth, they're normally humbled. They're very, very humble because throughout their life, they've had this it's not they don't really care for it.
They've, you know, they're used to it, okay. But then there's people that are sometimes
Bedouins. And suddenly they become filthy rich, or they're people that are, you know, not even educated. But all of a sudden Allah gives them showers wealth upon them. Or throughout their lives, they've been struggling. But suddenly things start to work out for them. And they start to become really rich, and they go this direction, so far has been given this wealth is people are saying, don't start to rejoice, don't start to act like you, you're all that. So I've had a lot, this is our own. On a very minute scale, all of us have a little bit of this behavior. When you start to shift jobs, you go from one job to another, one day, you're making a 30 kit, salary, meal, not preserve
and protect us. And then all of a sudden, you start to make a 4050 6070. And then you get to the six figures. And when you get beyond that, you start to get a little bit of those feelings. And as you get higher up the scale, the feelings will increase. That's what's going to happen. So his people are telling him don't become this person who's excessively exceedingly rejoicing was excessively and exceedingly rejoicing for as well.
Because of his ball. In law, law, you have willfully failed because Allah subhana wa, tada does not love those people that are extremely, excessively rejoice full of their own wealth. Okay? Now, first off means to rejoice. There's no problem in becoming a person that's fun. Someone that's joy, you know, that is rejoicing used to is joyful. There's no problem with that. But the problem is when you become exceedingly soul, and fellow has another connotation, and that is to rejoice and become happy about the transitory life. If you're becoming happy
about the Hereafter, there's no problem. You're thinking about jedna you're thinking about the good deeds that you're doing, and that's leading you to happiness. And that's why there's this one poet, this young man, he's really, really pious, on the day of leaving reasons just coming right on the deal. He says a national coup de depositary who wanna finish to do mabhida Samadhi, the day of re people are all happy, because of their age and I am happy because of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
upon whom is all our all of my affairs, what happens on the deals he does, everybody forgets a lot. So if you're thinking about everything, but Allah subhana wa Tada. In fact, sometimes when in relocation comes, if you are invited to give like a lecture or something, or if there's a lecture, people don't even want to hear about the Hereafter, they don't want to be reminded of the fact that, yes, the scam, the rulings that you are, you know, holding fast to during the month of Ramadan, they're still they're still obligatory upon you today in the day,
they're still mandatory for you to follow on the day of eight people don't want to hear those things, because they just want to let loose on that day. Right. So that type of happiness, that's where the problem is, but if you're happy, but you know, you're a person that's generally happy or happy demeanor, but your happiness is not leading you to this sort of behavior where you're forgetting all of the boundaries of a lot. So again, no problem, no problem, when so long as it's not going down that direction. There's not not a problem. So Allah doesn't love those that are, that are excessively and exceedingly rejoicing. Those are the people that a lot is in love. Those that
are rejoicing, they're happy of, you know, the things that Ally's been giving them in granting them no problem. There are people that have lost the panel without a loves because the law loves for the neoma, the blessing of the slave to be a parent on the blessing that Allah has given to a slave to be appearance on him. Allah loves that that's not a problem. But if that blessing leaves you to becoming, or leads you to becoming tyrannical to becoming an individual, that is that transgressions against the people that that is where the problem lies.
When we tell the female I talk a lot with Donald Trump,
and then the second piece of advice that they're giving to our own, and this is an advice for all of us as well, whether it be FEMA or DACA, long.
What Allah has given you is given you so much wealth, from this wealth, seek the Day of Judgment, seek the Hereafter, seek a doubt aka the final abode. Don't look through this wealth to make only your linear. Think about your linear as well not a problem, but also make your primary focus the hereafter.
That is the second piece of advice that they're given caught on. When we have money we think about sometimes when people have money and you know there's different grades and different stations of how much money you can have. So depending on the amount of money you have, you think about making your early life and your transitory life just that comfortable. So
If you have a six figure salary, you're thinking about making the best backyard that you can make. Well, though maybe less, maybe more than that, inshallah, but the not inshallah this, you know, you know what I'm trying to say, okay? So if you got a six figure salary, you're thinking about making a certain standard of life happen for yourself, if you've got a little bit less than that you're trying to make a certain standard of life. And if you've got a little bit more than that, you're even beyond that. Maybe you're even thinking about buying an island. That's how far people will get a lawsuit panel data is calling this advice of the people have fallen to power on himself and where
they're telling him think about your hair after as your primary goal, because you're going to die and you're going to take nothing of what you bought for yourself in this life. You're not going to take that with you, the only thing you're going to take with you is that what you spent for the sake of a lot and for your hair after to make your hereafter that's all you're going to take with you. While he tells me FEMA does a lot with dada, dada, see through which Allah subhana wa tada has given you the hereafter in the hereafter alone.
Allah subhana wa tada continues, quoting the people of our own with it yet another advice. Now when I tell you seek the hereafter alone, when I add that word alone there, you suddenly start to think, Hey, can I not have pleasure in this life as well, you were just telling me that you can rejoice in this life. But don't exceedingly rejoice. I can't have pleasure in my own life as well over here in the transitory life doesn't a loss of Hannah without a love for a slave to, you know, benefit from the wealth and the positive matters. Of course, he does the loss of Hannah without he loves that. And that's why his people the next advice they're going to give in is what I then said. I'll see you
back Amina dunia. And don't forget your portion from the denier. Don't forget your portion from the denier. So there's a portion of the denier that you can also enjoy. If you have some wealth. There is some obligatory charity, there is some responsibilities you have as a wealthy person, all of us have responsibility. When we have money, there's responsibility involved, money comes with the responsibility. You cannot spend irresponsibly. Whenever you have money, there's responsibility involved. This is something you have to program your brain with.
Some people think that I had the money let me just spend left, right, Senator, that's not how it works. If you're spending left, right center, what about the people that are in need in different parts of the world, they're going to require a portion of your money they need it.
It comes with the responsibility, you have to take care of your money. So spend responsibility, spend with responsibility for the sake of allies origin but at the same time, have a portion only a portion of your of your wealth for yourself. And This to me is well, why? Because that is a portion that's going to help you just get through your life and then you're trying to get to a bigger goal. That bigger goal, you want to make sure you spend most of your wealth for that bigger goal,
not most of your wealth for this transitory goal.
Sometimes we want to do things for the sake of a lot, whatever we want to do thing, whatever we want to do things for the sake of a lot. We don't give it our 100%. Right, whether it be money, whether it be power, whether it be the energy that we have, we don't do it 100%. But when we do other things that are for the sake of our lives, we'll do it 100% there's people that come over here that have a very, very nice house for themselves. I mean, I must have had no data for blessings in their house.
And they will continue to spend and buy a second and a third and a fourth house. But when they come to the masjid, they will spend but they're not going to spend just as much as they spent for their own house, despite the fact that when they spend for the house of Allah azza wa jal, they're really spending for themselves. Nobody's gonna take this money. As I said yesterday, and I'll say it again, the house is owned by a live soldier, this question is own just like all of the other massages, they're owned by Allah, not because they're in the name of Allah. But because the loss of Hannah with Allah said that himself whoever uses this Masjid for his own purposes and not for the purpose
of purpose of a lives that we didn't that he's transgressing against a lot, he will be responsible in the sight of a law as though he did what and then massage that in law. And indeed, the massage the houses are for Allah subhana wa Tada. So when you're spending for your house, do that. But make sure that whatever you're spending for yourself is a portion of your wealth. Not all of it. Most of it, make it for Allah subhana wa Tada. In fact,
the majority of the scholars I'm being nice when I'm explaining this versus I am, the majority of the scholars, they don't explain this verse this nicely, including a lot of the Sahaba they say that what a lot is seeing over here, what not then send us an E book. I mean, the dunia Don't forget your portion. From the dounia what ally is seeing over here and
what they were saying to him is, don't forget to spend in the hereafter and make that your portion from the dunya. Because your dunya is like that train, that train that is getting you to the hereafter. So don't forget to fill up the gas in the train so you can get to the hereafter. All right? That's what they're saying to him. As in, don't forget to make sure you spend enough in the way of a long time, money, wealth, power, strength.
Don't forget to do that enough in the way of our lives that we get. So when you end up receiving the reward of that on the Day of Judgment, you don't have to putting your eyes down in your face down in embarrassment. You end up having your face high and you're happy with what you've done from dystonia during dystonia for your hereafter
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was in Canada has a lot of music. So far they were talking about is money. Now they gave a gift now they're giving him advice not related to the money. They're not even talking about his money anymore. Now they're talking about him just being a kind and a genuine individual. What happens to people is and this is also part of nature of human beings, we have to go against it and ally has given us remedies to go against it all prescribed one towards the end of the talk, as well inshallah.
But they're telling you now is and what happens to people when they are
blessed by Allah subhana wa tada right away, they start to become people that are arrogant and they start to become people that have arrogant not against not only against the people themselves, but also against the loss of hunter without and that's what we saw in the story yesterday, that person that had the big garden and because of the his garden, he started to become ironic against Allah subhana wa tada himself. He started to disbelieve in the hereafter.
That was that individual, this person, he's still believing in a lot, possibly. He's still believing some people said he's still believing in the laws of origin. But he's becoming very, very ironic. So they are telling him now that start being kind to people, the money that you have, the power that you have, the theme that you have, the glory that you have, the house that you have, the car that you have, all of that is designed from law, all of that is blessings given to you from Allah azza wa jal alone. So since a law was kind to you, why aren't you kind to the people be kind to the people just as allies been kind to you. That's their second advice. So when you are given something from a
law as origin, don't let that be a reason for you to become transgressive. Don't let that be a reason for you to become an arrogant against the creation of Allah azza wa jal, even if it's strength, even if it's strength, the Lord will take it away from you. And I remember growing up, I had a friend, he was a bodybuilder. And he was always at the gym. This guy actually used to work at the gym. Okay. And this guy was so physically fit that, you know, he started to become extremely arrogant, very, very arrogant.
All the time. All he does is he's at the gym, because essentially, he works at the gym. So the more he's at the gym, he's making money. And he's also starting to, you know, he's getting the right physiques to show off with his body. And so Pamela, one day is a person that fit that physically fit, you'd imagine that basketball will be the last thing that would damage this person's body. Simply this guy is playing basketball. And I remember this guy's a friend of mine, even today, the person was playing basketball. And he took a jump shot. And when he came, landed from the jump shot, he injured his knee. And from that day onwards, he could never recover, he started having a belly,
and he started having this, you know, just a regular body that everybody else has. And he no longer could have that little, you know, the type of physiques that he could show off with. And he told me afterwards, he said, when I had that body, I just couldn't help but be arrogant to people. I thought I was a person that was
undefeatable, I couldn't be defeated, I would go into different places, pick fights with people, I would do whatever I want, I would just act as arrogant as possible, and get away with it because nobody would try to mess with me, and a lot took that away from him.
And just like that, or luck and take anything away from you, no matter what it is that you're arrogant about a lot can take it away from you. So if online has been kind to you, you have to be kind to people. Otherwise, if you're not kind to people, or lots of panel data, we'll take it all away from you. A lie continues, and he says
he's quoting the advices of this group of people that are advising autumn, his family, his people, his tribesmen website w fema.gov.
Allahu Akbar Allah, Amina dunya, was in coma
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and do not seek to spread mischief in the land.
Another thing that comes with power and money, and strength, even since we're talking about strength is spreading mischief in the lens. People that are strong,
they should be protecting people instead of picking fights with people. When you see someone weak on the street, somebody who's trying to beat them up, you should be the person that's protecting that individual because Allah has given you that strength, not the person that's beating up the individual you're
if you're doing that, then Allah subhana wa, tada may end up looking at you like, Why are you being tracked? Why are you being arrogant.
And if you are being arrogant, then you may end up going through the same thing that all went through the same thing that the person who was in two gardens went through a lot of the garden away from him, and was going to take all the money, power, fame, his house, the thing that he was arrogant about, from far and away, you'll see that in the story just now. So if you're the one that's picking a fight with somebody else, that somebody else will meet me end up making dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And believe me, that to either he makes the person that is being transgressed upon it is accepted. And that's why the profits of the long run he was setting them. He
said in a hadith that I had to learn to do that there are three people there, their eyes are never, never rejected by Allah subhana wa Tada, never rejected.
One of them is a slow mo, had
the person who's fasting until he breaks his fast and you're all fasting. So when we're done with this little class of hours, you can go in the corner and start making drive to Ally's origin and Allah will accept your draw. And number two is an email with Arden. Number two is the person who is a leader and he's very just, he's not an unjust leader. And number three is a person who has been transgressed upon so if you are doing that transgression, the person that is transgressed upon he may make dua to allow him he raised his hands to allies origin, and there will be anything between him.
And Allah subhanaw taala, Allah will accept his law and take everything away from you possibly.
And if it's money, same thing, if money is leading you through that, to spreading mischief in the line. Oftentimes, money is what leads to people or allows people to spread mischief in the lead. Right now, if you think about the people that are buying, or that are publishing, the nastiest, filthiest of magazines that when you go to the store, if you have children, you have to hide their eyes from looking at these magazines. How are they doing that? They're doing that because they've got money because of the money, they're able to spread that filter in the world.
So money leads to spreading filth in the land.
It does unless a person protects themselves from spreading filth and lead any insects spreads good in the land.
Allah subhanaw taala he quotes these advices
and he says what a terrible facade if you do not spread mischief in the land, in a lot of city afterwards, please do Allah subhana wa tada does not love those that are people that spread mischief in the land. Money can also be good. That's why the prophets of Allah where it was sending me said how good is good wealth in the hands of a person who's pious, it can also be good, right? There was a lot of Sahaba that had a lot of wealth, it can be good as well. It's up to you to decide what you do with your money, what you do with your power, what in what you do with strength, anything that a lot gives you. Anything that Allah subhanaw taala blesses you with. You can always use it in
different ways. It's up to you to decide what you're going to do with that. Mousavi said on that strength, he had power. What did he do? He tried to help those two women as we noticed in the football this week, right? He tried to help those two women move the rocks out of the way so he can take their animals and let them drink. If you've got the strength and helped out a couple of days ago, I saw sister over here struggling and carrying a ladder. And I was answering somebody's question I wanted to go and help her. But there are so many men around how can nobody How come nobody went and tried to help her out and carry this ladder. She's struggling she was literally
dragging the ladder. She couldn't do it. She was trying their best, but you're struggling. If you've got some strength, you've got some power held out let the people get benefit from your strength and Allah subhana wa tada will continue to give that strength you continue to bless you with more in whatever blessing that you have. Whatever capacity that you have. If you're a doctor, then don't just help out people in your clinic. If you're at the mercy of somebody who wants you to ask you for some advice, give him some advice. Take a moment of your time and give him some advice as well. If somebody is new here and as of yet they
Have the healthcare cards, let them come to your office, if it's not legal, by the way, let them come to your office and let them benefit as well maybe just at least give them advice in, you know, ways that can benefit them in terms of their health, whatever you can do to help humanity do it. Because that is how Allah subhanho wa Taala will increase you in the blessing that you have.
Now, when they gave him all these pieces of advice,
he didn't take these pieces of advice. He didn't think that I've been given this wealth, I've been given this power, I've been given this fame from Allah azza wa jal, he thinks he got it himself. Allah subhana wa tada pozzato now in our own talks, and he says, Allah, Allah, booty to
He says, I've only been given this because of myself.
Because I had a special type of knowledge. All of this came for me, I have been given this because of myself not because of a large origin. He's not turning his blessings to Allah. He's not attributing his blessings to our lives, or God saying, I've given given this wealth, this power, this fame, all of that, because I have the street smarts. I knew when the stocks are gonna rise, and I knew when the stocks are gonna fall, I had that information other people didn't, if otherwise, other people also have all the resources that I had, they could have done the same thing that I did. But they weren't able to do it, I was able to do it, I was smarter, I got through the whatever exams
I got through, I got through university, I got through to the best colleges, I was able to get the best jobs in the world, I was able to do that. And that's why I have what I have, it wasn't because of a lot. So kinda with the IRA. He didn't attribute all of this to Allah subhanaw taala. And whenever you have something always attributed to back to a loss of data, always turn it back to a law because you never have anything, in reality, you're going to die, you're going to leave everything behind. That's the reality of you, you're going to die, all you're going to take with you is just a coffin. That's it, that's all it is. And you're going to be buried Six Feet Under, that's
all you have with you just that white cloth on top of you. And if you are living in a country where the necessity necessitate having like a real box, then that's all you're going to have just a little box. And that box is going to start to decay over a couple of centuries, even the box is not going to be there and you just have that clot. And and insects and other things are going to start eating away at that. And even that is going to go and then your body is going to go as well. Everything is going to be gone. What you're going to have is whatever you did for the sake of Allah will get so whatever you have always attributed back to Allah azza wa jal be grateful to Allah. So just say
thank you to Allah as origin Alhamdulillah or be the enemy always and forever, even if it's a calamity, because when it's a calamity, you're being patient, Allah subhana wa tada is constantly rewarding. You don't be like this individual. Because what's going to happen to him is really, really severe. And you'll see what will happen to him soon enough on an intimate with each other. Admittedly, I've been given all of this because I have a special and specific knowledge.
I will and yalom did he not know under the law, but halakhah oddly human or human who?
Did he not know? That? Allah subhana wa tada has destroyed before him people that were even stronger than him.
There had even more money than him.
How dare he become so tyrannical? Did he not know that Allah subhanho wa Taala has the capacity to take all of that away from him just as he took it away from the people before him?
How did all of that lead in to such transgressive behavior? Does he not understand that there are people before him that had so much money, so much wealth, so much power, but at the end of the day, they ended up decaying as well, just as he will soon enough? Men who I should do me know what from Gemma and they had more wealth than him as well. Did he not know of that? What are you under Obama, he will remove
people that are criminals in the sight of Allah azza wa jal, they will never be asked about their sins. What does that mean?
Of course, they'll be asked about their sins. Isn't that so? Well, the people that are tyrannical people that transgress people that are sinners, people that are criminals, will they be asked in the court of law as origin?
Will they be asked that question to you they will be asked right. But alive seeing those people that are of such nature, they will not be asked. What does that mean? Yes.
No, they'll be asked. There'll be questioned. The questioning is a type of punishment along will put people through questioning just to punish them. They'll be asked
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people that are criminals a loss of panel data at times he punishes them in this life without giving them any respect. Other people are lots of what Allah gives them respect. And on the Day of Judgment, Allah subhana wa tada holds into account. But certain people that are tyrannical within this life they will be punished. And Allah subhanho wa Taala will not wait for an explanation. Whenever you go to a court, somebody that's a criminal, don't they ask him about an explanation? What did you do? Why did you do this? They allow him the right to a lawyer, they allow them the right to an explanation. They give him all of that, at times Allah subhana wa, tada holds criminals
to account to a degree so fast, that he doesn't even allow them time to give them an explanation. And that's exactly what will happen to this individual. He doesn't give them any time for an explanation, especially when it comes to sins related to arrogance. When it comes to sins related to an error or arrogance. At times the punishment of Allah as origin comes down so fast, that there's no time there's no opportunity for an explanation. There's no opportunity for asking Allah subhana wa tada for forgiveness, because arrogance is something that Allah subhanaw taala doesn't want a human being to have. And that's why Allah subhanho wa Taala he the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam he said in the Hadith bootsy, that elkie video, the die, that the concept of arrogance, it's like my cloak itself, Allah subhanaw taala is saying this, because Allah is the most capable, most great, most grand of all. So Allah is the one who is most route rightful or that sort of behavior. Of course, Allah subhanaw taala has the greatest of example, we're not saying Ally's being arrogant, but that nature of being grand, that is for a lot alone, not for people that have been created by Allah for them, they have to be humble, they have to have humility.
So whenever Allah Subhana, WA Tada, finds one of his slaves trying to also have that same trade as him. Allah doesn't like that. And that's why the I that for those people don't punish from men. For those people when it comes down. It's very, very grand. And it's very fast and a lot of them give them respect. At times. He doesn't even ask them that as Allah is saying right over here
for Harada comi fie zenity.
So this person now suddenly, the arrogance that he had,
he starts to make it even more, he comes out with his entourage fee Xena T, as much as he could. He beautified himself as much as he could. He beautified his entourage. He literally drove in in the best car that he had for her rajala effiziente.
When he walked in, or he drove in with his entourage, people are behind him. People on his right people are on his left. people that wanted this transitory life. They wanted a piece of this transitory life there. There are always those people that are trying for this transitory life. They're trying really hard. They're trying to make money, they're trying to become rich, but they're not able to do that. And they die trying.
You know, those people as well. They've been trying all their lives, sometimes for good intention, sometimes for bad intentions, right? They're trying, but they're not able to do it throughout their entire lives. When they see a person that is so rich, they start to get jealous and they want a piece of his wealth. That's what they want. So Allah says those people that wanted this transitory life when they saw this individual, when they saw this person with his beautiful entourage, they started to see something on a Latina UD doing it highlighted dunya those people that wished for this transitory life, they started to say yeah, later than a misnomer. Ooh, to call in an alley.
Oh, how we wish we had something similar to what our own has, indeed, he has so much that alized less than one in the Hulu, Hulu, Navin, this our own this individual. He is a person that has a very, very large fortune, a very great fortune. So they are
very, very dazzled. They're bewildered by the amount of money this person has.
And they want a piece of it. That's what they're seeing when they're looking at this really rich individual. They want to be like him. And that's what happens with a lot. If you go into certain places in the world.
I don't want to mention any countries, but I remember there was this country that I was in at one point. And
when whenever you ask the young people in that
in that locality or in that country, who would you like to be like, the person that they mentioned always is the richest person in that country always is really filthy rich, and everybody knows him.
So every time you ask the people who would you like to be like they always mentioned the most filthy rich person in the country. And nobody else. That's it. That's the first person that comes to their mind. And similarly, in our localities as well, whenever you think of,
you know, young people, they always idolize the musicians, they idolize the raps, you know, singers or rap artists, they idolize the r&b artists, they'll idolize people that have got the money, they've got the power, they've got the fame. But they don't understand that along with that fame and power and money, they're also going through misery. That's what they're going through. Deep down inside, they're going through misery. Whenever you have a materialistic society, you'll always find people going through a lot of miserable times as well. life becomes really miserable, especially for materialistic people. And I gave you an example yesterday, and I'll give it again as well. And that
is Japan. Japan is a very nice country to live in, by the way, but they have one of the highest suicide rates in the world. In fact, they have a forest entirely dedicated to suicide. It's called the Suicide Forest. The Suicide Forest, I'm not joking. If you walk into this forest, there's a person that works around there. And I was watching a documentary about this as well. He said that in the past 20 years, just walking around this particular forest, I found over 100 dead bodies, over 100 corpses.
He's walking around the forest, he found so many people that have committed suicide hung themselves to a tree. And some people what they do is they come there with a 10th. They come there with drinks and foods, and they sit there and they sleep there.
Why do they sit there and sleep there? Because they're sitting there sleeping? They're pondering whether they should commit suicide or not? Why? Why do they need to commit suicide, they've got such a high standard of living, right?
They've got everything they want in the world, right? But they've got materialism. materialism doesn't fill your heart.
It's never going to fill your heart.
So that's why Allah subhana wa tada when he talks about these people. He says those people that wished for this transitory life, they wanted nothing more than this. They said that this person is a person of fortune.
What color Latina who today, and now they're people that don't want the transitory life, they've been given knowledge. And along with knowledge comes the fear of a loss of power. without all of you being over here in this class. This is a great sign. This is a sign that you want something from Allah subhanaw, taala, otter, Latina, de la, La Jolla.
Those people that have been given the knowledge or at least they've been given the zeal for knowledge you're all have the zeal for knowledge, you're coming here before you thought you could be at home chilling, doing other things, you could be at home relaxing, but you're coming over here for a reason either to worship allies or didn't then you got dragged into this lesson. Or you actually came for this purpose. All of that is good. This is a great sign. May Allah subhana wa tada preserve this trait within you and increase it as well. On a Latina who did really well in a survival law, hi.
Whoa, to all of you, all of you, people that want the transitory life, this is what the people of knowledge are seeing. Whoa to all of you.
So I will lie you hate. The word of Allah azza wa jal is better. The compensation that Allah will give you is better. The recompense of Allah subhanho wa Taala is better, what you're going to get from Allah subhana wa, tada if you're patient upon the difficult times that you're going through. And if you're patient, upon the unease that you have, let me give you an example of what they mean maybe meaning over here in our modern context. When you see people that have wealth, oftentimes, I'm not generalizing, they're people that are very kind. They're very wealthy, and they're very genuine, and they're very nice as well. Okay, and they do a lot for the sake of a law soldier. And there are
many people within our own tradition that were extremely wealthy. And they did so much for the sake of a lot of developing endowments, you know, developing trust, building machines, even today, there are people that do that, and they're really nice. The biggest agricultural endowment that history has ever seen based on our, you know, knowledge of history was done in our time. And it was done by a Muslim person practicing Muslim individual, a very wealthy man, he donated all of his wealth for the sake of Allah xojo till now, he's still wealthy because he had businesses as well, right? So he still had money coming in, he had revenue, so he went back to being a wealthy man, but he donated
his his most beloved garden for the sake of Allah zildjian. So there's still hate in society. I'm not saying everybody's bad, and people that have money are the worst people in the world. But what I am saying is that, oftentimes, people that have wealth
they acquire that wealth in the game that wealth through
means that are not lawful.
Through means that are not lawful. Oftentimes, the vast majority of times, this is the case. Now, if you have a problem with this, go and look at all the businesses on any stock exchange, you'll find not vast majority of those businesses are not permissible businesses. So this is not something that I'm just seeing out of thin air. This is something that is a reality that we're living living through people that are in business, the vast majority of them, they do commit certain sins in terms of their, the way they transact. In fact, even the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam attested to this himself, he said it himself. I'm not talking here, listen to this little law. So law to signal,
the prophet said a lot while he was sending addressing businessmen particularly. Okay. And by the way, we have two talks in a row in two days in a row, very similar topics. I'm not trying to offend anyone, and I'm also not trying to, you know, only discuss this topic, it just so happened that I was giving these two talks. And the topics were very, very relevant, you know, related to one another. That's all it is. The profits are synonyms. And yeah, I'm not sure what to draw
in the hat, etc.
And if worship on for sure will be open to saga, oh, assembly of the businessman. Indeed, these businesses are always mixed up with two things, sin and St. shavon. sin and shavon. They always go together with business.
Almost always, not always, but almost always. Okay, so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, he didn't say stop your businesses, because business is part and parcel of life. He said that if you want to fix what you're doing wrong, then mix your Bayer mix your businesses up with giving a lot of sadaqa. So anything haram that you're doing is being covered by that good that you're doing as well. Okay. So when I'm saying that the vast majority of people that are in business, they go through this, this is the profits, I'll send them also talking, okay. And this is what they're referring to over here as well. And this is what Allah subhana wa tada is referring to, when he says that the
people of knowledge, we're saying, fell out will lie.
That the compensation of Allah is better, why are they saying this, they're trying to remind them that this person he gained as well through how long means if you're patient and you stay within the halaal rounds, you may not be as wealthy as this man. But at the end of the day, the compensation that alone will give you will always be better, there will always be better. So I would like you to limit me and allow me to solve for the person who believes and he does righteous deeds, one I will apply in the form your own and here is the test, this sort of patient, patients, people are not able to achieve them. Except if they are really truly patient. This sort of behavior as in being patient
and not indulging in hold on businesses, people are not able to achieve this, except if they are truly and surely patient patient. And that's why even in our times, if you look today, the vast majority of Muslims that live in this country, the vast majority of Muslims that live in this country for a prolonged period of time, I'm not going to say people that are here for two, three years or four years
that have enough money.
And that have decent jobs. The majority of them, they end up buying houses from hot on means, okay, the majority of let's put it this way, the majority of the ones that buy the houses, they end up buying it from hot on meats, right?
There are other people that are patient, there are other people that are patient, and those patients are not the regularity within people. So Allah subhanaw taala is saying, well, I will have
that difficulty in the compensation that you will be getting through being patient is not going to be achieved, except if you're truly patient, you may end up going through the entire life and you're rolling through difficulty. This may end up happening, you may end up going through that, by the way. When I say this, I also want to clarify some people say that there's a fatwa, and there are some fidella that say it's okay to do this by on the, you know, impermissible loans, etc. Some people had said this, but believe you me, I went up and asked, Who did? I asked? I asked the committee, the Vice President of the committee, look at what I'm saying here, the Vice President of
the committee that had given this fatwa that it issued this first one, I asked him myself, I said till today, people in our countries, they're taking loans from the banks to buy houses from themselves. Right. And you all said when you wrote this fatwa, you said one of the things that make it permissible for people to indulge in those loans is if there are no other options. And there are so many other options now in even non Muslim country.
Trees, I went myself to UK a couple of years, a couple of months ago, and even a couple years ago, and they are and their entire institutions, entire banks, that are Islamic banks, Islamic, you know, Bank of Britain. And I had a picture of it as well, if you'd like to see it, Islamic bank have written you can see it, they issue all our loans, even in Canada, just today, somebody came to my office, and they said that there's this company, I would like you to read through the you know, I'd like you to read through the contracts. So you can tell me whether this is a lot or not. So there are Hello options, and not just one, there are multiple Hello options, they may be slightly
difficult to approach though, they may be slightly difficult to approach, they may be a bit more confusing, you may have to do more research as well, right? But if you are paying, if you really want the compensation from Allah azza wa jal, you want to go down that route. That is entirely Hello, and entirely permissible. And you know, when I asked him when I told him this, you know what he said to me, the person, the Vice President of the organization who gave this football, he said, You are right, I agree with you. And I will tell the people in the next gathering that we have, in the next meeting that we have, when we discuss these sort of issues, that somebody brought this up
to me, maybe we'll rethink our footwork and maybe adjusted as well. This occurred two years ago. And the question is, by the way, recorded on YouTube, and it's pasted on YouTube as well. So if anybody would like to listen to it, you can listen to it as well. But nonetheless, the idea that I'm trying to get to is that if you're patient, you if you really want the compensation from alized origin, you will stay away from all harm and try to be patient. But if you are not patient, and sometimes you know, you end up doing businesses that are that have some head on things as well. Then my advice, not just my advice, the advice of rasulillah is that cleanse yourself as well at the same time
because Allah subhanho wa Taala said in and has an add us eveness say yes, indeed the good deeds they do away with the bad deeds. So if you end up indulging in some of that, then cleanse yourself by giving soda for the sake of the laws of logic. This is the perfect prophetic prescription.
Allah subhana wa tada continues and he says, Well, I will
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sakasa snobby he will be Daddy, you know, this person's arrogance was so great that Remember we said those people that have such amount of arrogance, sometimes Allah subhanaw taala doesn't even give them respect, nor an opportunity to give an explanation. Right away the punishment comes. That's what happened to this individual for herself. nabby he was he died, he have we ended up having the entire Earth swallow and him and his house, one of the most proud things that people are have in terms of their lives, or their houses.
Sometimes people bring you to their house not because they want you to come over only because they want to show off their house, especially after they've spent their entire lives. You know, developing this house, this mansion, this whatever they have. So people are proud of this house. Similarly, this individual is proud of his house. He didn't attribute it to a loss of power without that my house is a blessing from Allah azza wa jal, and no more I couldn't have had it. If Allah didn't give it to me. He didn't do that. So this person was proud of his house. So the one thing that Allah takes away from it is what his house a lot makes the entire Earth swallow him in his
house. That's exactly what happens. Nothing else. I didn't see that there was a landslide and everything in the neighborhood, you know, ended up getting sloppy, you know, sliding along with it as well. And there was a lot of that, no, unless it Allah made this land, swallow just himself and his house. That's all it was. Because he was proud of himself. He came out with his entourage, he thought he had all of this because of his own self, not because of not because of a loss of data. And number two is proud of his house. He was proud of this wealthy, you know, nice looking mentioned that he had built over the years.
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Now at this point, there was no one that could help him he came with an entourage he had a lot of people with him. Now when Allah subhana wa tada ended up having the land, swallow him in his house. Nobody could help him at this point. No one at all.
When there's a natural disaster, disaster, nobody can help. It's from Allah subhanaw taala luck and stop it. No matter what happens. Nobody can help. Nobody can help.
And that's why
we have to be humble before Allah subhana wa Tada. Whatever we have is from Allah subhanho wa Taala. And if we don't have it, then be patient. And don't go down the routes that are impermissible. Because when you go down the routes that are impermissible also
Sometimes it doesn't lead to good ends in this life and it will never let lead to good ends in the hereafter in this life I gave you the example of the brother that came to my office a couple of days ago and this is a story that I was just so shocked at. The person said that I ended up taking her out on loaded my crops, they look very nice from the outside but they had no grains inside of them.
When we checked inside, they had more grains.
They had no grains sometimes even within this like you'll be tested, your businesses will you know fall apart things will never add up for you anymore. This will happen and in the hereafter you can rest assure you don't have a nice hereafter waiting for you if you end up taking the wrong meats.
So I'm not gonna human fi Athenian sorona woman junella American Amina Mutasa, no matter how many people you have working for you, no matter how many people you have, helping you, no matter how many people you have coming into your house, cleaning your front lawn and your backyard and your house itself as well. Trust me, nobody's gonna be here for your help if you get tested by a loss of data, so start humbling yourself to alive though, again, it's a call to me as well, we all have to humble ourselves to Allah subhanaw taala.
ballerina, and you know what's gonna happen after that? If you ever get tried and tested, and you had everything and everything was lined up for you, people will be wishing to be like you But soon enough, they'll stop wishing. Because you are transitory and the world is transitory things are gonna pass, you'll be forgotten. That's what's gonna happen. You may have everything today, but you are going to be forgotten. So even those people that were jealous of you because of which your ego was being filled even more, that's going to come to an end.
As soon as you come to an end.
All of that is going to come to an end. And then people are going to start wishing they're not like you that they don't want to be like you while spearhead livina de Mundo McKenna, who will emcee Oppo Luna awaken the law you have so to this Panamanian woman.
those very people that wish to be like him just yesterday. Excuse me. I guess we should all turn off our phones. I don't know, you know. And I'll start by doing that for myself
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Those people that were wishing to be like in just yesterday, what did they do?
They started to say Yahoo. Luna waker and the La Jolla Vickery Manisha where
they said that Allah subhana wa Taala gives wealth to whomever He wills.
I'm going to give you an example over here of an individual and I don't want to mention his name, but I'll just give it a hint. A person that was
a very, very wealthy man, he died, I think last year, early this year, okay, a very wealthy man. Everybody knew his wealth. He was very smart. He had invented a lot of things that we use even till today. Okay.
And when he was living, everybody wanted to be like him because he was a smart person. He was wealthy, he had everything. And he was pretty much an example of this individual who I don't know, even if he was a bad person. I don't know the details of his life. But nonetheless, he was a very wealthy person that people you know, like to be like,
when he died, everybody was talking about and he was the talk of the day right there, his Facebook posts about him there was Twitter posts about him everywhere. He was just posting blog posts through his entire books written about the individual. I remember, during that particular season, I was traveling to different places, and I went to too many airports. And I saw so many airports carrying his books on the shelves as a top 10 seller, or one of the top 10 sellers.
And people wanted to read about this person's life. But now nobody cares for him anymore. You will be forgotten. What's going to remain of you is just the good deeds that you do for the sake of Allah azza wa jal and sometimes, if your end, may Allah subhanaw taala protect you I and every Muslim, if a person's and starts to go in a direction where it's not so beautiful because it is arrogance, then people will not only forget you, they don't want to hear about you. They don't want to be like you. They start wishing that they were never like you and that's what happened to our own.
Well as the head levena German Noma Ghana who believes those people that wish to be like him just yesterday, alone, they started to say what do you get an ally to this party, Masha?
Allah subhana wa tada gives wealth to whomever He wills any decreases the wealth of whomever He wills. So let's not dwell on that let's just work on ourselves. Lola and miniloc ralina there has ever been, if it wasn't from the blessing of Allah subhanaw taala
That he didn't accept what we want. They want it to be like him. They want it to be wealthy. If it wasn't from the wealth, blessing of Allah has no agenda. He didn't give us what we wanted, he would have ended up he would have ended up also having the land swallow us because we would have had that very arrogance as well. And that's why I tell you something that don't necessarily wish for wealth. And if you're wealthy don't wish for poverty either. If you're doing good, you're doing good. That's all it is. That's all it is. What you need to work on is not wealth, not money, not poverty. What you need to work on is yourself and that's it. Just work on your relationship with Allah subhanho wa
Taala because there are some people that are wealthy and they're good in their wealth. That's all it is. If they were poor, then they would become people that start to disdain that start to despair from the mercy of Allah azza wa jal and some people when they're poor, they're good in their poverty when Allah subhanaw taala starts to give them wealth, they start to go a different direction and Allah subhanho wa Taala he says this in a hadith bootsy What does he say? Allah subhana wa tada says, in a body demola sneferu inland, Shaka fellow of need to have said to Allah Idina from my sleeves are those that nothing is good for them, except poverty, except poverty. If I start to give
them wealth, then what's going to happen is I will corrupt their religion for them. And then a law continues in this hadith bootsy. And he says, from my sleeves are those that nothing is good for them except wealth. And if I make them poor, then I would corrupt their Deen corrupt their religion. So some people are good when they're poor. Some people are good when they're, when they're wealthy, don't wish for wealth and don't wish for poverty, wish to be a good muscle. That's all you have to wish for. And that's what they recognized over here. They recognized that when they were poor, they're wishing for wealth, that wealth may have went a different direction with them. So they
started to say some people are going to be rich, other people are going to be poor. This is a decree of a law. We've accepted it, that's the end of that. So accept the decree of a law in whatever you have. And if there's no problem in wishing for, for example, wealth to spend for the sake of Allah as origin, but working towards it to a degree that sometimes you end up even taking her on means to get to it. Don't do it. You may be corrupting your religion. It's not worth it. You may be corrupting your religion. And if you have the wealth, and you're doing good on him, did it last stick to that just think Allah azza wa jal? That's all it is. to stay in the lies that we should be
thankful to Allah azza wa jal because Allah has chosen that for you and ally is chosen something else for another slave of Allah azza wa jal. He knows best. We don't know he knows best. I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to give us a trophy up to practice to convey. ask Allah subhana wa tada to thank him. in all situations that we are in. I ask Allah subhana wa tada to bless us. I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala Do not let us go to the tyrannic ways that sometimes wolf can lead us to and I asked Allah subhana wa tada to not allow us to disappear from his worth he from his mercy. The disparity that can occur because of poverty was a lot more sad now. He will suffer