No fear, nor shall we grieve
Channel: Abdullah Oduro
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Wherever Allah allow us to be led astray, none can guide her right. And I bear witness that there was no one worthy of worship except Allah Who subhanho wa Taala and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa salam, peace and blessings be upon him is his last messenger.
Oh you believe be mindful of Allah and Dianetics and a state of submission to Him alone of humanity. Be mindful of Allah Who created you from a single soul and from that created his mate and from that scatters many men and women, oh humanity, be mindful of Allah and do not cut off relations with your relatives and deed Allah is erotica is the ultimate monitor over you, or humanity, be mindful of Allah and speak the truth, in order for him to accept your deeds and forgive us of our shortcomings. And whoever will Bazelon His Messenger has indeed achieved the greatest achievement as to what follows. Indeed, the best speech is the book of Allah subhanho wa taala. And the best guidance is
that a Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, and of the worst affairs in our doctrinal system of Islam are the newly invented ones, for every newly invented affair. And this situation is an innovation. And for every innovation is a form of going astray. And for every form of going astray is in the fire of hell, and we seek refuge in Allah subhanho wa taala. From that
a video that I was watching, and this is amongst many videos that we have been watching, and probably amongst texts that we have been reading, or we have been hearing from people when they speak to us. And it's a video that probably some of us have seen, and it was a man that said that he is just barely he is only an academic. He was sitting in his home and Alexa, and he was crying.
And he was relating the story of SubhanAllah. How
basically explaining to the people what is happening? And asking the rhetorical question, what do they want us to do?
What do they want us to do? Do they want us to drown? They've taken everything away from us. They've taken food, water, sustenance, away from us, what else can we do?
And then he says, subhanAllah, I'm only an academic. All I have in my house is an expo marker.
And Expo markers, a marker that used to write on the board to show that he's a person of education, he's someone that is takes education very and to a high degree to a high level to where expressing the fact that an educational instrument or material that is used as a marker that is used to teach or to get knowledge. This is all he has. He says but if they come to me will lie, I will throw it at them.
You know, before when Subhanallah when I first used to hear about this as a new Muslim, I say to myself, Okay, what are the rocks doing?
What are rocks doing? But it's not the fact of the rock or a bullet. It's a fact of the hearts behind the Rami.
It's what's behind the wherewithal to take that rock and to throw it against those that are oppressing you. It is the man in sha Allah, that the person has to uphold life to maintain life.
It is that fear even
of being displeased with what Allah subhanho wa Taala has put forth in front of them.
And at the very end of this video brothers, it's only about maybe 2030 30 seconds long, maybe 45 seconds long. The very end of this video, a bomb goes off very proximal to him. What about the other video that we've seen many of us who've seen it's a girl young girl, she's pushing a tricycle. She's pushing a wagon or a tricycle, whatever it is around the house. And then all of a sudden boom.
Her sister, her older sister runs into the lens of the camera you see here, you find out she has sisters, and they're running around. Do you realize that they did it? They have no idea where these bombs will then like we know this. But when you see it, it's totally different. They said hoBRO kenwa Ayana, there's a statement that hearing or that news is nothing like actually witnessing it.
So when you spatula, you just see the bomb go off, and then even the cameras shakes a little bit. That brings you a higher level of reality, not even close to the reality that they're living there.
And brothers and sisters, it's important for us to know that this has been going on.
oppression of people of Muslims in particular has been going on not only in Philistine. We say that there's oppression going on in Sudan, and China.
There's oppression going on in many parts of the world with our brothers and sisters. And these some of these individuals are born. Born as is mentioned in concentration camps. But what's important for us to know as Muslims
and this message will never die. This message is important. Rather, it is
Something that we should hold as a priority and sometimes, because it is so dormant with us, because we are human beings, we may be negligent of it.
The fact that the fitten the trials or tribulations at which is roughly translated, and it's not even really a good translation for it.
The obstacles is the opportunity to activate your faith in Allah subhana wa Tada in different ways.
It is the opportunity for us, for us to come close to Allah subhanho wa taala. Because what we have to realize, and it's important for us when I say I have to, I'm saying it to myself before anyone else, because each and every single one of us have heard or seen something and shed a tear. Because we put ourselves in their particular situation. We put ourselves in their situation, just upon law of holding your child
and kissing their eyelid. When they're in rigor, mortix, they're stiff. Allah has taken them.
And subhanAllah asked myself the question, should we see this on camera? I asked myself the question is, should I mention this were their children. But our children are seeing things that are much worse than that at times. And this reality needs to be something that is honed in into our minds and in our hearts. The Prophet, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said something that contradicts the norm. And this hadith, I always remind myself of it. He said, a cathedral.
A cathedral man Vickery had a love that
he says, to increase yourself and the destroyer, or had dim, had them, oh, had him, the destroyer, the relinquishment of pleasures. And then he says exactly what that is. He says, It's depth. He says that you should increase yourself in thinking about it, and remembering it and pondering over it and asking yourself communally would Allah subhanaw taala take us because geographically, it's not only confined to that to those places,
it can happen anywhere. It can happen to anyone in any way at any time. Because it is ultimately up to the creator of time and place and existence. So when one thinks about that, the one of the first questions that I ask myself is, Am I ready to go?
If Allah subhanho wa Taala was to take me Now am I ready?
Am I ready?
How will Allah subhana wa Tada take me how
have if any of you have seen anyone that is on their on their deathbed and they don't know that that was a time for them to go.
You never know how Allah subhanho wa Taala will take you and what Allah He when hearing a bomb go off next door to you a couple of millimeters a couple of meters away from you. You don't know if the next one is coming on top of you and you won't he won't have no idea.
So that reality brothers and sisters, making the effort to have that in your heart and mind and ponder over it. You have a choice at that moment. You have a choice we're lying.
It is a choice to turn to Allah and ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada from his beautiful names and attributes.
To ask a name and then ask make a dua that is that coincides with that name. For example, your ramen or her mo Tana, oh the merciful have mercy upon those that you have taken away. And realizing that when you say you have taken away, we understand that it is from the predestination on method of Allah subhanho wa taala. It is what Allah has willed.
And that is not an easy pill to swallow.
It is not an easy pill to swallow. But it is a message that must be maintained. Because Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about it consistently in the Quran.
Because when one understands the predestination of Allah, they realize how life has meaning. When they see things that they don't anticipate or don't want, they realize that Allah subhanho wa Taala has it all in control. But what is important after that knowledge is how do we respond? How do you respond to that knowledge of Allah choosing for this to happen, and I use this word, emphatically, he chooses for this to happen at a particular time and place. And that is a test for all of us as Muslims around the world, and a test for you individually, because all of us as Muslims as we are like a body as a Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, that if one body one portion of the body
complaints, or, or faces a type of pain, it is as though we all face that pain as well to express the sympathy and empathy that we as Muslims should have towards our brothers and then even on a general level towards humanity for oppression.
But when we see that
When we hear that when we read that, what does it activate in the hearts and minds of the human being and of the believer.
And there's no denial, that when you see what takes place, when you see what takes place, you put yourself in that situation.
You put yourself in that situation.
And you have a level of fear. If you really were to put yourself inside of, it's not even a house, I don't even know what you call it. A shack with blankets on the side, and rubble, not knowing what's under the rubble, because you just walked a couple of miles and you need to find someplace to take some type of temporary abode.
There is a strong sense of fear,
a strong sense of fear.
And that message which we want to articulate today, brothers and sisters are two aspects of our faith, particularly one if we want to really understand is when Allah subhanho wa Taala talks about those that are with him in the chapter of Al Imran, from those that have passed away from those that have fought for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala maintaining the word of Islam
that he says, And he mentioned as he mentions in 12 different places in the Quran. In different situations, different consequences. left home one, I lay him while they're home. Yeah, they're known their home phone. I lay him while they're home. Yeah, they're known one more time. Their whole phone i laying him
while at home. Yeah, has anyone home yeah, yeah. And in Mujahideen, those that fought for the sake of Allah subhanho wa taala, particularly in the Battle of bird that passed away. And they, if we want to say they lost that this particular battle, and you would think to yourself, Allah subhanho wa Taala has control over all affairs.
And they last with the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi salam amongst them. There were people that disobeyed the Messenger of Allah so Allah, Allah wa salam, and they saw Him.
They were individuals that saw the Muslims being defeated.
But Allah subhanho wa taala, speaking about those that fought for his cause, that they are very Hain they are happy, they are rejoicing from what Allah has given them.
And they congratulate those that come behind them after them. Allah when Allah him, Allah, Allah homea has no, there is no fear on them, nor shall they grieve, no fear, nor shall they grieve. Even though the message is particular, we want to use the generality of the message being that we as Muslims now, we in America, or any parts of the world, other than Versa, other than Sudan, other than China, the Uighur Muslims, other than Rohingya, and brothers and sisters that are suffering those that are in concentration camps, those that are oppressed
other than our brothers and sisters.
There is a level of fear and a level of sadness and we're going to talk about what that really means and how that is a means for us to activate and strengthen our connection with Allah subhanho wa Taala Akula kala was thoughtfully welcome when he said it must mean for suffering and whoever for rain.
Alhamdulillah he, certainly he was shook ruler who told Fiocchi he was at 90.
There is a beautiful portion of the DUA that some would call a school note or it is mentioned after the third Rakhine, typically generally in Ramadan and Salatin winter. The prayers after the taraweeh prayers there's a portion of the DUA, which is very beautiful and it ties in beautifully with what we're going to talk about, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Well, that's a jolly dunya Akbar Homina wala my beloved and Mina Okemah also Allahu Allah wa salam
do not make the dunya our priority
that we take into high importance or it is our priority in life. Well, Emma Bulava and Mina and not the extent of our knowledge meaning that we don't know anything about the deen but we know everything about the dunya
we know everything about our careers which is great, which Allah may use you to facilitate for human beings to further be an example to have a rippling effect on those around you. But not to know anything about your deen about your religion, about Allah subhana wa Donna about what you cannot do what you
kind of studying means and how to manifest that in your life and make mistakes throughout that process. What does that really mean? Your connection with Allah subhanho wa Taala when it comes to hope,
when it comes to fear, as some as mentioned, fear is something that you anticipate that's going to happen. And as some will use the acronym of fear is false expectations appearing real.
You fear something, there's a natural fear from a lion. There's the fear that moves out of fear own in the Ahafo and Africa, Elena, oh, and above all, that Musa said, Verily I fear that fear around will transgress the bounce, or be totally oblivious to be someone that is totally oppressive to me
that Allah subhanho wa Taala responded with the response of aqidah of connection of reflection dollar letter Hoffa in the Moto Kuma, a smell, what Allah Allah responded to Musa do not have any fear you and how to run.
A smell I hear. And I see as someone who thought, one of the Mujahideen in the past from Libya SubhanAllah. He mentioned something very beautiful. When there was the heart of when there was a war against the Pauline from those from Italy. And subhanAllah. They mentioned that there were planes above them. And he asked a simple question in regards to our faith, in regards to our connection with Allah subhanho wa taala. He asked is the plane above the arch or under the arch?
Is the plane above the arch or under the arch?
Any child can understand this? It's a rhetorical question. It's a question that you know the answer
is this plane that we're so afraid of above Allah's throne or below Allah's throne?
What does that insinuate and imply that Allahu Allah cliche in order that Allah is upon everything, he has ability over everything, he has control, and he also has wisdom.
And there will be times where there will be hope there will be fear.
That fear that we have, can that fear drive us to call to ALLAH SubhanA would call on Allah subhana wa Donna?
Does that fear drive us to still move forward and face the fear
to where someone is blatant about their supports of any type of efforts that oppresses Muslims and Islam, or that oppresses humanity. And if we don't show that support, we lose our job. Where is your fear? What does your fear drive you to do?
When we look at fear and sacrifice, and integrity, that is where the final frontier comes in.
When we fear what will happen in the future, because we say that we demand that there is justice, in our workplace, in public places, but we do it in a manner that is conducive to Islam and the Muslims. But at the same time, we don't compromise our integrity.
When we say we don't support any type of oppressive regimes, that call against justice, and that oppress people that are already oppressed.
That fear doesn't lead us to compromise that type of integrity, rather than fear pushes us forward. And it increases our Eman. It increases our connection with Allah subhanho wa taala. What was mentioned to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa salam when it said that all of mankind is gathering up against you, in a NASA Kojima will come first show him because Adam II man, that virtually all of mankind is gathering against you.
Gathering against you, and some scholars mentioned that it was particularly it was particularly the general at that time that was gathering against the province of Allah Allah Salam, an army that was gunning against them because they were the majority. But what did it do? It increased their faith.
We only get sharp with the grind. It increases your faith.
When that fear is there, you turn to Allah subhanho wa taala. And not only that, when I say turn to Allah, it doesn't only mean sit in the masjid or in your deepest depths of your closet and make dua although we should never be little that in any instance. That should be there in the beginning, in times of ease, in the middle, in times of hardship, and in the end
again in times of ease, because it will always flip.
Always calling on Allah subhanho wa taala.
But using those methods, if you have the opportunity to speak to people and educate them about what is going on in Palestine, what is going on in China? What is going on in Sudan
to educate people of what oppression is, and how that takes place in the life of the Muslim and what the Muslim is supposed to do about it. And when we look at what that home yeah has anyone and to not be saddened,
saddened from what has already happened. As I mentioned earlier, watching that video, the man Subhanallah that was the academic who said, All I have is an expo marker, but will lie, I'll throw the expo marker if I have to. Well, I shed a tear when I watch that. I also shed a tear that many of us have when you saw the girl she was she was at one of the refugee camps that was bombed.
And she's pouring tea for people walking
she's pouring tea for people walking by.
And the man calls her and asked her what you see the brightness on her face man, God Subhan Allah, amen.
We have to learn from this brothers and sisters. There's nothing wrong with being scared. But don't let that scare make you a coward.
There's nothing wrong with being sad and but don't let that sadness make you helpless to where you are hopeless in the mercy and the strength
and the revenge of Allah subhanho wa Taala because make no mistake, two things. Make no mistake, that those that have passed away, or from the marches there Shuhada insha Allah
meaning that they will go to Jenna and some scholars mentioned that they call him she Shuhada Lee under whom yes headed melodica
they call them Shuhada witnesses because what are they witnessing? They're witnessing the angels, as some scholars mentioned, Allahu Allah. But there is Shaheed they call them Shahid for a reason.
And make no mistake that those that have oppressed, any human being innocent man, woman, child, their their reward is due.
As Allah subhanaw taala says, Whoever does an atom's weight of good shall see it, whoever does an atom's weight of evil shall see it make no mistake, make no mistake. So brothers and sisters, this is a huge and I want to use this word opportunity for us to be stronger, and to sound cliche to be stronger Muslims, to where it is an opportunity for us to come closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala in different ways, and whatever Allah has given you, to speak out to right to call in Allah subhanaw taala to educate our children before Fajr by praying in the morning before Fajr and telling them why at this particular time, we should go when 110%
Because that fear that we have is a means to drive us which can become worship. And that sadness that we have can be a means to drive us which can become worship as well. So may Allah subhanho wa Taala make us of those to any of those emotions that we have, that we feel, from sadness from from from anger, may allow that to be a means for coming closer to Him. May Allah subhanaw taala allow this it means to make us stronger in our faith in in our practice. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make make us examples for those that don't know Islam and use this as a means for them to come closer to their Creator. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us it was a contest consistently call on him and
secret and an open day and night through raising our hands and through going doing a good deed by calling against that which is evil and commending that which is good. Robin adds an effort during your house in North Africa to hustler machina as ever know Allah muslim or Muslim in Allah Masuda slime or when we're sleeping alone, most of the most of that finish equally mechanical robot Alameen were made to be murdered them in the industrial Aziz. We gotta call y'all Mateen Allahumma arena, arena wedding? I do whenever I do. I generally take care of Bella lemon for in hula you're just gonna care about Alameen Oh Allah help those that are weak and destitute all around the world. Yeah.
Robin Alameen. Allah help our brothers and sisters that are weak and destitute in regards to your ability mean, and feed them and nourish them. Yato Ballymena nursing with Eman yatta yatta mean Allah help our brothers and sisters in China yatta yatta mean we're gonna Muslims that are suffering aerobill alameen Allah bless them with Eman in their hearts. Oh Allah. Oh yeah, Robin I mean also one is most of that finishes Sudan help our brothers and sisters in Sudan and Afghanistan and Morocco and on the eastern parts in the western parts of the world. Yeah, Robin Alameen or Allah bless those that are suffering in any injustice, the Honorable Alameen bless them with Sakina and
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