Channel: Abdullah Hakim Quick
Jumuah Khutbah by Dr Quick at the Abu Huraira Center on June 9, 2017.
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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa RP but a little more talking while out with one Illa Allah alameen wa sallahu and La ilaha illallah wa Taala Shadi Kela eyeshadow, Mohammed Abdullah who was a solo solo la la, WA Allah Allah He was happy woman da da da what he was then be suniti illa Yomi Deen for seldom just Lehman casilla Ahmedabad for SQL will not see.
All praise the due to Allah Lord of the worlds.
And surely the best reward ultimately is for those who have Taqwa.
And surely there is no animosity, except for the oppressor.
And I bear witness that Allah is one and has no partners. And that Mohammed the son of Abdullah, is his servant and his last messenger. And 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, and establish his sadhana, to the Day of Judgment.
As to what follows I begin by reminding myself and cautioning myself, to have Taqwa allow for Raja to fear Allah and to hope in the mercy of Allah. And this quality, develops a type of work is a type of spiritual shield to protect us not only here in the masjid, but outside in the world.
And taqwa is that understanding. It's that feeling that informs us constantly.
That there is one mighty in power.
There is one who has control of all affairs, ultimately.
And we are mere creations
I also caution myself and you that we hear the words of Allah azza wa jal. And we obey.
Oh you who believe
in the 17th century,
when the Dutch had colonized Southeast Asia,
and they had controlled many of the trade routes
in the Muslim world,
they captured Muslims from Java from Indonesia.
And one of these Muslims should make use of a la casa
was a great scholar who studied in Mecca.
And he struggled with his people. He struggled constantly, for 20 years.
Finally, they were overwhelmed and he was exiled to Srilanka.
There, another rebellion began.
He was exiled to East Africa and finally to Cape Town in South Africa.
And it is there he established a community based on the core end,
he established a community of believers in some of the most difficult conditions imaginable.
And it's important for us today to reflect on this as we see the condition in the world that we are living in
the Muslims there in southern Africa.
Kept to their Deen they held on to the rope of Allah, even in a state of slavery.
And it is reported that a cape Malay would get up in the middle of the night in chains, and make tahajjud make dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala, that one day his people would be free.
And that one day, Kalamata law would be the highest.
A few years ago, I encountered these people. But they had gone from a state of slavery, colonization and apartheid,
to a state where in their area 150 muskets, some of the top Quran readers in the world.
And every time they would gather together in a humble way,
there were certain things that they would read. There are certain parts of the court and that they would cling to.
And this is the beauty of the court and because it has something for every situation.
And under that slavery and apartheid and suffering, they would turn to cert to Yunus versus 62 and 64 that we are right in the process of reading. And there they would read and all their gatherings to remind themselves are either Billahi min ash shaytani regime, Allah in the only Allah healer how often la him while at home, he has a known alladhina amanu wa canu yet
they would read it in a humble simple way like this.
And then they will continue la humble Bushra Phil hayati dunya will fill Fira laptop deolali Lee Kelly Mattila Delica who will foes will aldine they would read it in a humble way.
What were the words they were connecting to that we can reflect upon in the month of Ramadan? Allah subhanaw taala tells us now Surely, only Allah, the friends of Allah, they shall have no fear, nor shall they grief.
Those who believe and God against evil.
And so Allah subhanaw taala is saying the Olia is not a separate group of people, a special group on a top of a mountain.
But it is the people Allah Dena amanu. Where can we attack when
it is the people who had faith and they have Taqwa, they have the consciousness of Allah, and that is something reachable by all of us. But then the verses continue and it says, they shall have Bushra they shall have good news in this world's life. And in the Hereafter, there is no changing the words of Allah
and this is the greatest achievement. letup de la de Cali Metalab. You cannot change the words of Allah subhanaw taala that the only are those who have Eman those who have Taqwa less often or lay him
now, they have nothing to fear now.
While at home, you
and they have nothing to be sad about nothing to grieve from the past. And so this
phrase is Jamia
because it is dealing with the past and the present. That whatever has happened in the past. We don't have to grieve about this. We don't have to be sad about this.
Now, in this world, the only are we have nothing to be afraid of. Because Allah subhanaw taala has power over all things. But the key thought I want to look at today with you and we reflect lahoma Bushra filha to dounia orfila
they have glad tidings Bushra and a Bushra is optimism. It's a positivity. Either we will win in this life or in the hereafter. Alhamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala has put us in a state of fasting in the month of Ramadan.
And along the path Allah has prepared special blessings for those who will fast
and surely we in the north who are fasting long hours and now with the heat coming in. inshallah there's a reward for us, that we hold ourselves in this condition
and that we constantly turn to Allah subhanaw taala. And the prophet SAW Solomon said very clearly, men sama Ramadan, Eman and YT Saba horfield Allahu Mata Padma means
that whoever fast in Ramadan with faith is a man again,
and with confident expectation of the reward of the Lord, all of their previous sins are forgiven.
This is a Bushra
This is a positive thing. And the prophet SAW Selim it said in gender, there is a gate called barbarian. And it is for fasting people. And then a day of resurrection, the fasting people will enter into this gate, and they will be the ones who have the special blessings
of this beautiful entrance into paradise. And may Allah subhanaw taala make us and all those Muslim all the Muslims throughout the world, those who will enter into barberia
Oh, you who believe
the Bushra is connected to reality.
And the reality that we are living in is a bitter reality. But we must know that our beloved Prophet Muhammad Sal Selim did not speak from himself. He spoke with knowledge from above seven heavens. And when we look at the leadership today, and we see that the world has now gone into the hands of a few individuals, a few rich people controlling the economies of few political families controlling the politics of the world. What could Rasulullah saw Sallam have said about this? What could a humble person have said and we see the elections that are going on and the type of people who are on top of us. The prophet SAW Selim was reported to have said sejati other nasty center Watson had that you
start the goofy healthcare where you get the woofie has sodic where you terminal fee haha in what you have, we know fee hell I mean, while young t goofy haraway beta de la Maru a bit of color are rajala taffy Ahmed allama the prophet SAW Selim speaking about the last days, he said they will come upon the people years of deceit. So now what watan huddart
deceitful years. And then he said, in which the liar will be believed, and the truthful will be considered a liar.
The treacherous deceiver will be trusted, and the trustworthy custodian will be considered this loyal
and the rule a bit that would speak out in public affairs. And they said O Messenger of Allah, Who is this rule a bidder, and he said, it is the most despicable, worthless person
who will speak out in public affairs. They will be your leaders. And the prophet SAW Selim even told us your kuno alaykum Amara whom Sharon medusas he said there will be leaders upon you even worse than the fire worships
but the bush SRA is always there.
How often la him? What are homeopaths annual? We need to keep this in the front of our mind. And we need to remember that the prophet SAW Selim gave us guidance. If you're surrounded by negativity, if you feel the pressure, especially if you have responsibility, you have responsibility for your own body. You have responsibility for your family, you may have responsibility for our community.
The prophet SAW Selim when he would send his people out those who would take the message he would tell them, Bushido allowed to not Pharaoh. Yes, siru will add to aceto.
He will tell them give glad tidings. Bushra do not drive people away.
Make it easy, make the religion easy, don't make it difficult.
And so he showed us very clearly the two sides. The one side is the bush raw, which is the good news, the glad tidings, the optimism positivity.
latter enough, zero. Do not get involved in tan fear. And fanfare we know is a type of to drive people away repulsion.
alienation don't become alienated from what is going on. Continue to be involved in your life and realize that Allah subhanaw taala. In his wisdom, there is a reason for what is happening in front of us today.
Our job is to maintain the Bushra
the positivity on an individual level let us free our minds of negative thinking
of worrying about this worrying about that. If you look at the news every day you see something bad when the one when these few things they report are bad. There are 1000s of things which are positive that is going on. Islam is spreading right now to people it has never reached before.
More and more people in this world are reading Quran. More people are giving up drugs and alcohol. More people are cleaning up their lives. Isaac are opening up on all different levels. But the negativity center Watson huddart they will tell you the negative so you think everything is a negative.
And one of the great propagandists for a Dolf Hitler, Goebbels, it used to say if you say a lie enough, it will become the truth.
And so by saying a lie enough, trying to propagate never negativity, it has become true for some people.
But for the Muslims, Allah subhanaw taala gave us the month of Ramadan.
Allah subhanaw taala gave us Bushra filha to dunya will fill Africa
and we need to maintain this. Let the Bushra reach right into our hearts.
Let it read deep into our hearts. drive out the negativity. Use the fast now rise above the struggle for food and drink. rise to the level where we understand what the fast really is. Allah has put us in an angelic state like melodica the melodica don't care about food and drink. So Allah put us in this in this condition, but made us continue to work. Continue to study, continue to live in this world why we are in the world, but we're not controlled by the world.
And that condition opens the spiritual eye. It gives us the ability to see basura that we can see insight that we can look into things and understand what is going on around us.
Let the bush raw become a full part of our Ramadan no matter what is happening in the world. Let the bush rock continue.
And recognize that the prophet SAW Selim is said in authentic hadith reported by Imam Ahmed in the Muslim world.
The prophet SAW Selim said in the translation says fasting and the poor man will intercede on the Day of Resurrection.
Fasting will say oh my lord, I prevented him from food and desires. So except my intersect my intercession
and the core and we'll say I prevented him from sleep at night. So except my intersect intercession for him. So the intersect
session will be accepted.
So fasting, there is more to it than starvation. This is not a hunger strike.
But if the average Canadian or American was told that there is 10% of the GTA that is not eating food from early in the morning, all the way through the day, not eating and drinking, they would say it's a hunger strike. It's political.
What do they want?
We don't want politics. We want the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala.
And so this is a mercy that Allah has given to us in this month of Ramadan.
The essence as we know in the oft repeated verses of Ramadan is taqwa. That is the reason why it has been prescribed on us. It's taqwa. It's not a hunger strike. It's not a diet.
It is coming closer to Allah subhanaw taala. It is gaining the taqwa. What was the taqwa do?
What can talk about give to us? You say well, you know that there is a god there's more to it. And Allah subhanaw taala told us and Serato and fall first 29 Yeah, are you hella Dena amanu in taco La La Jolla. Come for Conan when you cafe uncom say article Maria Villa calm. We'll learn how to find them.
Allah told us Oh you who believe. If you have Taqwa. If you have the consciousness of Allah, then Allah will grant you a criterion he will grant you for the con.
And he will relieve you have your sins He will forgive you.
And Allah is the one with the most grace. The most compassionate
you mama show. Can you Rahim Allah. In looking into this concept of alpha recon.
What can the taqwa give us he told us three important concepts. The battle galoob wakulla till bosire while horsnell hedaya three important things taqwa can give. It leads to the fourth con. It's like a light.
What is this criteria? The battle loop to consolidate our hearts, no matter what they say. No matter what happens in the media, no matter what goes on in the world, hearts solid with Allah subhanaw taala call what's bizarre is
that we will have insight, the power of looking not on the surface of things. look underneath it. And when you look underneath the news, you'll see the real reality.
While horsnell hedaya what is the solution? Allah will give us the best of guidance, we hold on insha Allah, the best of guidance in this month of Ramadan. Never forget that this month of Ramadan
along with the taqwa it has given us neediness to Allah.
This is a great blessing. Most of us we cannot get near this to Allah during the year we're too busy.
We got two jobs, we got money, we got the bank, we got a cell phone, YouTube, Instagram.
So we don't get near to Allah subhanaw taala. Now Ramadan, gives it to us by force.
And that is a blessing. It's a blessing that Allah has put us in this condition.
Allah subhanaw taala has also blessed us, especially in the north, where we are far with the long days with sabak. Patience,
steadfastness, to maintain it. And realize that when you go through this condition, when you rise above it rise above the feelings in your body. This is strengthening, you are being strengthened.
This is a blessing to us. That the food and the drink and all the things of the dunya the desire of the world, the pornography, all of it, shut it off.
It's a blessing for us in this blessed month of Ramadan. It has also given us a chance especially in the north to confront our fears. People were afraid. How can you fast in Ramadan? It's too many hours. How can you do it? I'll faint. I have diabetes. I have high blood pressure but people who have diabetes are finding when they're fasting, it lowers the sugar.
it eases the pressure.
So it's actually a blessing and we
We're afraid many people said how can I fast let me get a affectiva I'll shop for a fatwah
so the federal will say, well I'm in the north I can't fast it's too long.
No, we confronted our fear. And we found out that the fast was easy. We went through the day. Yes, we suffered a little bit little bit of feeling, but we went through the day we still were able to accomplish and now as we go into the second part of the month, inshallah, we can gain the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala. It also helped us if we understood the fast to cultivate our o'clock minutes, because fasting is not just with your stomach. It is with your mouth. not insulting people, not swearing, not backbiting is with your eyes, not looking at her arm things with your ears, not listening to her.
It blessed us with this. This month of Ramadan also blessed us with a sense of unity. Despite what is happening in the confusing political world. Muslims are fasting breaking the fast all over the world you can go to almost anywhere in the world, and you can make your tie with your brothers and sisters.
This is a rising nation. It is a rising nation. lahoma Bushra filha to dunya wolfville Akira, those who have faith those who have Taqwa they have glad tidings good news, in this life and in the Hereafter. May Allah subhanaw taala fill our lives with Bushra May Allah subhanaw taala send this Bushra throughout the Muslim world we live mercy on the suffering people of the home of Mohammed Salah Salah may Allah have mercy on the children special mercy and the children of the home of Mohammed Salah Solaris Allah. May Allah protect the dignity and the honor of the women of the Omar Mohamed Salah Salah May Allah give strength and leadership to the men of the Omar Mohammed says
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