Channel: Abdullah Hakim Quick
Friday Sermon (1-15-2016) Shaikh Abdullah Hakim Quick – An Islamic Look at Migration
Islamic Institute of Toronto
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Alhamdulillah hora below the mean. Rashad Wanda ilaha illa Allah Walia Salim while shadow under Mohammed Abdullah what a pseudo Hata Milan via a remote saline Allahumma salli wa sallam, Allah Abdi kawada zuleika Muhammad wa ala alihi wa was happy woman da da when he was standing beside knotty Isla Yomi Dean for Southern Sleeman kathira.
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All praise the due to Allah Lord of the worlds and surely the best reward is for those who have the consciousness of Allah.
And surely there is no ill feeling or animosity except for the oppressor.
And I bear witness that Allah is one and has no partners that Mohammed the son of Abdullah is a servant and his last messenger. May Allah always and constantly send peace and blessings to Mohammed, to his family to his companions, to all those who call to his way. Establish the Sunnah to the Day of Judgment.
As to what follows I begin by reminding myself again and you to have Taqwa that we should culture our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala
and recognize that it is the most important element in our whole lives.
It is taqwa
that gives us the understanding to make the right decisions. It is taqwa that informs our Creator that we are serious.
And Allah subhanaw taala has revealed in his mighty book, concerning taqwa
and told us in certain Tulloch
may attack Allah. Allahu Maharaja, that whoever has the consciousness of Allah has that connection, that Allah will make a way out for him.
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he will provide for that person from a place that he never thought.
Then Allah continues and tells us and whoever depends upon Allah, then Allah is sufficient.
Surely Allah will reach his purpose and he has made a limit for everything.
These are divine words, revealed through the prophet Mohammed, so Salah directly to us, telling us the importance of taqwa, the importance of the consciousness of Allah, and then reminding us also that our tawakkol
our dependence has to be
only on Allah azza wa jal.
But the prophet SAW suddenly made it very clear that you have to walk Allah, at the same time you tie your camel.
So you depend upon the law, but you do what is necessary in this life
in order to bring about the results. So Muslim does not just have blind faith.
We recognize that the ultimate decision maker in our life is Allah subhanaw taala.
But we are tested
with a choice, constantly making the right choice. We choose to do right or we choose to do wrong.
And the prophet SAW Selim spoke about taqwa in many places.
And in speaking about this one time he was asked so ihlara Sula, so Solomon actually my unikl anass agenda for Kala taqwa cola was stolen.
Once the prophet SAW Selim was asked, What is the main reason why people would enter Paradise and he said taqwa law, the consciousness of Allah, and good character.
That is the main reason why
it is not the amount of your prints, although that's important. It is not the length of your beard. Although that can be fun.
It is not just the food you eat, or the slogans you say, but the character,
the manifestation, what are we doing in this world? How does it come out? So two factors we talked about law was the law.
So the consciousness of Allah leads to the character.
It leads it initiates character.
And so if we really do believe in Allah, if we really want to be a good person, then we shouldn't be swearing. We shouldn't be lying.
We shouldn't be involved in haram activities, because that is the manifestation, as the prophet SAW Selim said
was to ihlara Sula, Solomon accela unicolor NASA not for color alfalfa.
He was also asked what is the main reason why people would enter the fire and he said, the mouth and the private parts. And we see today how crucial it is the things that we say. We see the test that is honest in this world, the fitna the trial and tribulations and the trial and tribulations of our relationship,
male and female, family building. This is one of the most crucial issues that we are facing in this world. And so we seek refuge
in Allah subhanaw taala We seek refuge in his complete words,
from the evil He has created. And the prophets Allah would say are the big kalimat we kill him at the light mat. When shortly Maha Allah,
I seek refuge in the complete words of Allah from the evil He has created, and so on this day of Juma
This is the day when Muslims traditionally would take refuge in Saratoga.
It is encircle calf, that information comes that protection comes that was crucial for the believers in those days, and is getting more and more crucial as we go toward the day of judgment and fitting
the time of trials and the tribulations and the trials are getting worse and worse as time goes by. But the greatest of trials, which has not come yet is the trial of mercy, the job and the prophet SAW Selim has reported to have said when huffy, the ashara is when all sorts of calf ossama min fitness, Roma's whoever memorizes 10 verses from the beginning of surgical calf will be protected
from the trial and the test of the Antichrist. Then he said men cada alkaff Yama Juma for Who am I assume a lotta many at a young men coonley Fitness in chacun for inherited agile asama men who
then the prophets are seldom said that if a person reads cirtl calf
on the day of Juma, he will be protected. He will be protected for eight days from every fitna that would appear
and if the gel appears to be protected,
so cervical calf is a crucial chapter from the book of Allah subhanaw taala.
And it is crucial for us in these days, not only to just read, but to begin to understand
more Why did Allah subhanaw taala make this chapter so important?
What are the circumstances surrounding the chapter of the cave?
What are the stories about the main individuals in the chapter of the case? This is something for us to study in detail
in details to understand what Allah azza wa jal was giving us there are many great lessons in Saratoga.
And it is reported that in the fourth year of the meccan period,
after the beginning of the new Buddha, the Prophet would,
the Quraysh were punishing the Muslims severely punished, torturing them,
driving them out of their homes, taking their lives, stealing their property.
And then we'll start off even the weaker ones of the Muslims were in trouble, and even the stronger ones were in trouble. And it reached the point where the prophet SAW Selim, clearly stated to his followers
He gave them direction, and is based upon revelation. Because it was in the middle of the fifth year. That circle calf is revealed
right at the time of the height of the fitna of the trials and the tribulations and it is a chapter of movement. It is movement. And we see of the of the many stories and cervical cuff, we find that the chapter itself is named after us hobbled calf, the companions of the cave. And these are people who are followers of Israeli Islam, who had to flee with their faith to protect their religion. So the key issue is they just didn't run away,
but they were protecting their religion.
We also find in this chapter,
we find the story of Musa alayhis salam
that masala Salaam was seeking knowledge and he had to make movement. In order to reach this knowledge. We also find the story of lucado named the righteous king who travelled in the earth. He traveled in the earth confronting the fitna confronting the trials and the tribulations that people were facing all over the world.
And that is interesting that Allah subhanaw taala
reveals to us in certain xoma Yeah, are you Hi Latina Armando taco Robuchon. So the verse starts, oh, you who believe. Have the consciousness of your Lord fear your Lord, taqwa. Right? And then one of the key verse verses
of hegira of movement is revealed. levena Sanofi has he dunya hacer una well out of the LA he was the app in the manual for sobre una agera han behavior.
So Allah revealed in this mighty verse
oh you who believe. Fear your Lord have the consciousness of your Lord. For those who do righteousness in this world, there will be righteousness.
The ladina ASSA newfie how the dunya ha Sana, so anybody who does righteousness, you will get righteousness for this. But then Allah said, well out of the law he was
a laws Earth is why
don't restrict yourself to one particular time. And then I'll finish the verse by saying, verily, the patient ones will gain their reward without any account.
And an ending reward will come for those who have subak.
And so with this encouragement and direction, the prophet SAW Selim spoke to his followers, and he is reported to have said no courage to Isla de la Basha for inner Bihar melakukan la Yo, Miranda who I had, we're here to sit kataya de la la la Kampala, Jemima and to me,
the prophet SAW Selim said to his followers, if you my companions, go out to a barber shop, go to Abyssinia,
go cry, cross the Red Sea to Ethiopia. In other words, he telling him make him
make his return. He said if you would go to Alibaba, there is a king in it, who does not oppress anybody.
He doesn't allow oppression. And it is a land of truths here to sit.
And then the process of them said, Go there until the time when Allah gives you an opening and changes your conditions.
And so this is divine guidance coming from the Prophet Sal Sal
telling them to go across the Red Sea, not to a Muslim country,
but to a country of Christian people, Christian people who are ruled by a Christian.
How was the Christian described, the prophet Sal seldom said he is a king. He doesn't allow oppression. So in other words, the Muslims were allowed to migrate to a land where they would be safety
with a basic rights would be respected as human beings. He gave them the permission to do this. But he told them stay in this place until you get a chance to come
back. So he did not leave it that you stay there forever. Until a loss upon what Allah then sorts out your situation.
And many people when they look at Mahajan, when they look at the people who are making hegira, and the world today it says refugees.
There are refugees for many different reasons.
And we ourselves have to recognize that this is part of our tradition.
And it is not something which is only the weak people in the earth.
The people who could not stand for the religion. And it's an interesting quote by one of the great scholars of Islam, even
in his history book called al budaya. When they hire, this is a very important Islamic history book. And to give you some details about this, I quote Eben kaseya and he said for her agenda Delica Muslim moon min min as Javi Rasulullah saw Salam ala out of the habit Sha Maha Fatah fitna warfare on Illa la Bodine him.
He said and so at that point,
when the Prophet says, peace be upon him made this statement, companions of the Prophet peace be upon him
left out of their lands to Abyssinia
having fear of the fitna
the trials and tribulation they were going to However, they were running, or they were moving to protect their religion.
They were protecting their religion. So this is not a hedger of fear. This is not a political agenda. But this is a hitter of the team. So and then even Cassia continues for Canada, overland. hegira Phil Islam for Canada. Oh, well, man, hello, Jimena. muslimeen, Earth man, even a fan was soldier to rupiah bit Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
So Eben Cassia continues, and he said
this was the first migration in Islam. This was the first digital
and it was the first time that the Muslims went out. And the first amongst them to go was Earth man, even a fan.
And his wife ruqayyah, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. We're ready Allahu anhu ma.
This is the Ashraf This is the best of the Muslims. This is the family of the profits or seller who's making digital so we cannot look at his euro. Or look at a Muslim refugee. Looking down on that person. It is the best of humanity who was the first of the Muslims to leave out of their lands? No doubt hegira in all its forms has become an international phenomenon.
All people are called on to deal with this.
This crisis of mass migration on the planet. The United Nations has just released information saying that now they say that there are over 244 million
migrants or refugees in the world since the year 2000.
The migrants, those fleeing their countries, it has increased 41% there are more people leaving their countries than babies being born.
It is higher than the international birth rate. So this is a reality.
But I remind myself and you that the digital of Islam is a special hegemon and the prophet SAW Selim did not speak from himself. And he said very clearly in authentic hadith
for men Canada hegira to Illallah he was a Sunni for his daughter who in a law What a silly woman can higit up to hooli dunya you Cebu ha Oh Mr. ottonian kiyohara illa Mahara LA, to prophets are seldom said and speaking about this is the famous idea of Nia in the mouth. A little bit beneath that the prophet SAW Selim said, but whoever's migration is for alarm is messenger, it'll be for alarm is messenger.
But if the migration is to get married,
or to get something from the world, then that's all they're gonna get.
And so, the higit are amongst us,
is a hedger
leaving for coffee.
And what is so beautiful about the hegira to Alibaba?
Is that the profit sources
alum wrote to Natasha, the leader of the Ethiopians, he wrote a diplomatic brotherly letter.
And he accepted Islam for the allawah.
But there was no pressure. There was no force for the Muslims going into a Christian land, they were not forced to become Christians.
And there was no force. In the letter of the prophet SAW Selim to Najafi It was a brotherly letter describing to him that our belief in East LA Salaam is fundamentally the same.
And so the joshy accepted this, Allah opens his heart, and he accepted Islam. And when he passed away, the prophet SAW Selim was informed he gathered as follows and he said line up, one of your brothers has died died today. And they made salata janaza, little hot
janazah for the absent person for the first time.
And so it was a beautiful hidden. And this is the ongoing situation we are in.
We have brothers and sisters now coming in, in large waves. But this is not the first wave. The majority of us here including myself, were not born in Canada.
We are all migrants in a sense. So we need to look upon this movement as something which is a the will of Allah subhanaw taala. And the duty of the believers to be involved and Alhamdulillah. The parallel is that as safety was in Abyssinia, there is safety here in Canada Alhamdulillah and the society has opened up.
And that is a parallel that we need to be thankful for. Because it may not be the same thing just south of the border.
we need to recognize those people who are embracing our migrants are Mahajan, in the same way as majestic.
Allah subhanaw taala chooses people
in the United States in the month of December
in a Christian college that is called Wheaton College is a famous Christian College in America.
One of the tenured professors, an African American woman,
a tenured professor, Laurie sia Hawkins. She went online. She went openly to the press. And she put on her job
in the face of Islamophobia raging in the land in America, she put on her job.
And she said clearly, that the belief of Muslims and Christians and Jews it is Abrahamic religion. It's ultimately the same God. And because of this, she has been suspended from her job and probably will be fired a tenured professor, but she is not backing down.
This is not a Muslim. It's somebody that inspiration is coming through. And we need to make a dua for her that Allah subhanaw taala would accept her and enter into the faith of Islam as he entered Natasha Rahim Allah.
And so in this situation that we find ourselves, Allah subhanaw taala is manifesting
miracles around us.
And Allah is giving us
a parallel with the first digit of Islam.
And so we can live Islam now we can now begin to implement what was shown to us in the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
by taking opposition as a community by supporting our Mahajan by encouraging those who are not Muslim who are supporting God, and showing solidarity with them, and praying to Allah subhanaw taala that he would open up the Muslim world, that he would bring peace back to the lens of Islam. We need to pray constantly, that Allah subhanaw taala would bring priests peace back to Syria, and to Iraq and Afghanistan and Somalia. And all of the lands where the Muslims are suffering now to bring peace and stability back to this land, and to raise up rightly guided leaders, who can take us in a in a balanced way, from darkness into light. May Allah clear our hearts of any ill feeling. May Allah
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