The Path To Repentance Part 2
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smilla hamdulillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah alameen. Mohammed while he was on the edge marine robot.
First of all, I'd like to thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for giving us another opportunity to meet with our brothers here and for now, Islamic Cultural Center in Qatar and Doha. And we'll handle the other brothers even though I came this time for a personal event, the brothers
brother and harmony and brother, jazz, all of them found it was opportunity inshallah for us to benefit from one another in the field and and have Tao as well. So, I've been requested tonight in Selma, even though it's been short notice for everybody to finish the lecture that we started before Ramadan for Ramadan when I was here in Doha, which is about the path to repentance or about Toba. And we started talking about Toba and we finished maybe two thirds or half of the lecture, and we ran out of time. So tonight and Hamdulillah, we're going to finish this lecture. And this is important to panela Now the reason why we start Ramadan, we talk about the subject issue of Toba
issue of repentance to Allah subhanaw taala because the month of Ramadan is the month of repentance. And also, now we remind ourselves in the last night, that's the of Ramadan, that we will also remind ourselves of this important topic of repentance. And just to make a quick review at the beginning of today's lecture, we mentioned in the first part of the lecture, we talked about the phobia or the virtues of the October. I don't know if you remember how many virtues we mentioned. As to the brothers putting their heads down there aren't there won't be as because it's been over a month since we took the lecture last time. We mentioned 11 virtues, about the virtues of Toba. And we
mentioned we mentioned the virtues of anything. The importance of this is just like we said, when the coach when he teaches or he talks to his players before a game, he gives him the pep talk, he gets them pumped up and excited. So always you find the scholars of Islam when they talk about a subject, they like to talk about its virtues. So we mentioned 11 virtues. And wouldn't you one of the greatest one of this is the little supine wattana. He loves to beam those who are constantly making repentance to him. subpanel What's Island, and we mentioned the word to work in Arabic language. It's different from the word dead, because there were the word tape is the one who just
repin it. But the word is the one who's constantly repenting means he's constantly also falling into sins. So lots of fun with Allah. He loves these type of believers. Also, he mentioned that a forgives our bad deeds, and also another virtue is that it turns these bad deeds into good deeds. Also, one of the great virtues we mentioned was that Allah subhanho wa Taala. For that he becomes happy with the Toba with the repentance of his servant. And we mentioned that even though fame rahimullah mentioned that there has never come in any of the acts of worship in Islam, that loss of power without it becomes happy from except for the Toba. So these are some of the virtues. The
second thing we mentioned, was about
why the people do not make Toba and perhaps two of the most important things we mentioned the fourth and the fifth point were that some people are not really truthful, and their love of Allah subhanaw taala and the love of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Of course, they say they love a law, and they say they love the Prophet sallallahu sallam, when it comes to the reality of doing that which is pleasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala and finding the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you'll find that they put the desires and the lust of their selves and of this dunya in front of that. So this in reality, shows that person is not true for his love of
Allah subhanaw taala and it was a messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And the fifth point we had mentioned, on this issue about why the people do not make Toba is the fear of making Toba. And we mentioned four points, that some of them are afraid of falling back into sin. And we mentioned this is a good thing, that a person does not want to fall back into sin. But obviously we mentioned this also is from the trap of shavonne that he wants the people to put off tober saying you're gonna make Toba, you're gonna make the sin again. So he has been put it off and mentioned that chiffon, he knows that he knows how to come to you and how to any he talks logically to you. He said now if you
continue to follow the sin, what good is the tober? So you think Yeah, he's right, you know? So you keep putting it off and putting it off and putting off and then you dial out with the blur and you're in this state. May Allah protect us all from that. Also, we mentioned that people are scared what people will say about them. Now when a man grows his beard, and he starts to look rough and rugged, because he wants to be like the Prophet. So I sent him to say, what is this? Why this big beard while you do this? He's scared what people will say to him when no one
starts to wear hijab, she starts to cover herself properly, what are the people going to say about her? And examples you can look at this when a person makes Toba from wherever the sin he has, that the people will talk about him, and he's afraid about this. Also, some people have status in the society, or from the evil things they do, they have built a status for themselves, and they're afraid that they will lose that. And also we mentioned the fame person, people are famous, and they don't want to lose that through making Toba. May Allah protect us from that, then we start to talk. The third issue was about the battle that the people who have or people want to make Toba that they
have with chiffon. And one of the key points that stood out and mentioned five things there as well. The third thing we mentioned, was what is significant is not to not commit sins altogether, what's significant is what you do once you commit the sin, because you mentioned point two is that it's from human nature that we're going to make sense we're gonna have shortcomings as it came in the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Hulu, Ben Adam kapa haka into a boon that all of the children are Adam, that they are what sinners, they make mistakes. And the best of these will make the mistakes or sin, or the two or more those who would, who can custody make the Toba after
this. So we see that when we're going to make mistakes, what is important is what we do we make the mistakes I mentioned the verse and sort of Allium, Ron, verse 135, will also depend on what Allah says, will lead to either follow by a certain old Volume One for those who have done a fashion that was immoral, or they have
oppressed themselves through sin. What do they do a lot of analysis decorilla first thing is the first step. They remember the loss of Allah tala, and this is the state of a true believer, because even a true believer is gonna make sense. And he's gonna have shortcomings but he remembers a loss of I know what Allah He left after this. The second thing would it last month, I said, but still Fotolia didn't obey Him, they may make repentance, or as far as the last forgiveness from their sins were made in law, and who forgives the drawbacks except Allah subhanho wa Taala. And we mentioned this shows you from the virtue of to eat and having strong to heat that only Allah subhanaw taala
can forgive the sins and that's why the Muslim has have his heart attached to a loss of power without at all times. And then the point was, the third point came in the verse, we lost a parent. And I said, Well, let me use sudo imfl, that did not continue to do what they do. And that's important. So we fall into a sin. What is important is that we remember last panel with Allah, we ask for his forgiveness, and then we do not continue down the path of sin.
The fifth thing, or the fourth point we mentioned, or the issue we talked about, was the fifth of October. And we mentioned from the fifth of October, where the conditions of our opinions being accepted, we said how many conditions are there for total to be accepted? three conditions Montez, what are they? Give me one homey.
feeling guilty about you've done the nether what else
was gonna tell me one?
Since 30%, from the ones they mentioned now, so you have to have sincerity and all x. First of all, if you're sending, what's the key, the key thing you do with the sin,
you stop it, you leave it, you repent, the first thing, then you feel guilty about that, about what you've done. And the third thing is you have the Nia to not do what not to repeat it not to return to this in these are the conditions between you and between who Allah subhana wa Tada. There's a fourth condition between you and human beings. That's if you backbiting somebody, you have to ask for their forgiveness, or have you stolen somebody for something from somebody who must return them. And you can go back to the DVD of the first lecture if you want more detail on this. The third, the fifth thing we mentioned. The fifth point was the common mistakes that people make when it comes to
Toba. And we mentioned about seven or eight different mistakes that people fall into. So we stopped on the last thing we talked about. And one of the main mistakes that the Muslims make is that they depend on what the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala and they don't focus on reminding themselves that they're lost without his approval for Rahim Allah, they always say this, that he is the is all forgiving. He's the All Merciful, but they forget at the same time, they should either he thought he suffered and punishment subhanho wa Taala. The sixth point which we stopped at and we did not talk about in the first part of the lecture was the things that help us and making Toba the things that
help us in making Toba and we have with us about 12 different things that will help us inshallah, on our path to repentance to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And we need this, especially in the day we're living in Sao Paulo we look at the coincidence that we started the lecture at the beginning of Ramadan and we didn't finish and now we'll finish it now inshallah, at the end of Ramadan, and Subhanallah most Muslims during this month they made repentance and hamdulillah or they tried anyways. So now what are the things that help you to make repentance if you haven't been successful, or the things that will help you stay firm upon your opinions? If you already made it, inshallah
tada The first of these points that help you
Making Toba is the pure implementation of a two heat to Allah subhanaw taala the two ie the Islamic monotheism, that you only worship Allah subhanho wa Taala is one not joining any partners with him. If you want to be the very bad at it or either worship, you implement it to Allah subhanho wa Taala all of your ibadah all of your actions in your life become for solely for Allah subhanho wa Taala put in a solid you know super
luxury color in the eye Oh Swami says say that my salad and my nusach in my life and my death all of them are for Allah subhanho wa Taala I do not join any partners with him. So pantalon so when your life becomes for Allah subhanho wa Taala and you're only worshiping ultimately your goal is to worship Allah subhana wa tada in his life and your goal is to please Allah subhanho wa Taala in his life, this is one of the things that will help you inshallah and making Toba and one of the things that will help you inshallah and staying firm upon the Toba, also implementing the towhees MLS smell was the firt. When we know lots of pinata, he's a semi honorable CEO, for example, we know a loss of
handle, he hears everything we do. He sees everything. He hears everything we say, and he sees everything we do. This helps us we implement this to our heat in our lives. Now, if somebody were to enter the internet, or to watch something on TV, and nobody can see him, he's in his room alone. He remembers the last month.
Here's what he is saying. He sees what he's doing. So immediately when he implements this to heat in his life, he stops and this helps him inshallah, on his path to repentance. The second point is that he must have a strong desire to make Toba because
a person who says he wants to make Toba. Yeah, I want to make Toba. But he doesn't make any effort to do it. He's not going to be successful. And this is an all aspects of life. Now, for example, if somebody wants to be a doctor, what does he do?
What does he have to do? The first thing is
education from where, when that when? When does the education start? from the university or from high school?
High School? Yes, we start from the high school in the secondary school, he has to start making sure he takes the right subjects, he gets the right grades, so he can get into medical school. Then after he graduates from secondary school, he goes where to the college, then what does he have to do? He sleeps in the dormitory and gets an A star at the end of the term, or what does he do?
He has to study is to work hard. And then after the fifth year he studies he has to go and do what a senate implementation in the hospital and train himself. So it takes hard work. Now somebody who wants to be a successful businessman, what does he do?
He opens up in the morning when he gets the morning paper on his front doorstep. He opens up in the business section. He reads it he goes to sleep. And he makes everything today and he has a whole pile of money in front of him. That's how he does it. Obviously not he has to work hard. So anybody who wants to be successful in any aspect in life is or Furthermore, the affairs of the dunya you have to work hard. So if you want to be successful in that job, obviously you have to have a strong desire and you have to work for it as well. Also from the things to help us is to do is that we supplicate to Allah subhanho wa Taala and if you look in salted Baqarah Allah subhanaw taala
mentioned about ebrahimian smile and a Mr. Lamb when he said Roberto which is the mainland woman Daria you know modern Muslim and like we're in a monastic and what to buy Elena, at the end of the verse when after making throughout Tomas Matata make them to Muslims and from their offspring, a Muslim nation to show them their monastic and to make Toba upon them to repent upon them in Mecca and adorable Rahim. These are the key that he has the emphasis on the Arabic language in NEC enter a two verbal Rahim that you are the one who accepts the Toba and they are the All Merciful supernodes Allah. So from there do I was the last summit I will repent upon them.
Also, one of the key things is 2.4 and five will put them together when somebody wants to make Toba is that you must leave the environment which is causing you to make sin. And also you must leave the company which is causing you to make sin and you must look for in return good company and a good environment. If you look in the famous Hadith of the man who killed 99 people when he went to the abbot to the worshiper and asked him if he could make Toba. He said to him, I've killed 99 people for Headley mantova. So can I repent? What did the abbot say to him?
Because he this person was a worshiper, we used to focus on worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala. But he did not have the faith and the understanding of this religion. So he heard this, you killed 99 people so he said No way. You can't make dobos over someone like you. So what did he do? He took him out made him number one, they made him number 100. So panela and then after this, they said go to the island, go to the scholar ask him. So I went to the scholar and he asked him, he said, of course. Well, my lubaina Covina Toba what comes between you in between making repentance to Allah subhanho wa Taala. But then he gave a key
piece of advice he said lacking in the KB out the only saw the value in the in the land of the people who are evil people that have had a lot of the kadowaki for NFL como una buena la fabrique de la home, so go to this land to such and such and land because there's pious people there who are worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala. So worship Allah subhanho wa Taala with them. And then you know the story when he went, and he made it halfway and then he died. And the angels obviously a mercy and the angels have a depth of torture came to him and they debated who takes his body so they thought he was closer to land of good. So the angel of mercy and humbling I took is so so important.
What we're trying to point out now is the importance of being in good environments and keeping good company I'll also find what Allah says yeah, you know, it took longer Kumar saw the P. O you who believe here a lot and be with a truthful and the prophet SAW Selim said, a lot of Allah de Leon Rahman.
The person said that the person is on the religion of his friend. So you should one of you should look before he takes his friend. So now you'll find that the friend as they have an Arabic statement, and you have to know the Arabic language to understand it, but I'll say it anyways, because there's a difference in the letter that way is the difference is s in English, so it sounds the same, but Arabic The difference is the sword and the scene. They said the saw it is sad that the saw him which means the friend with Assad is sad, which means it pulls an Arabic language as soon as we say both sounds the same, but it's a solid that it seems the difference between the two words
Arabic so the PSA hit the friend is say he pulls you he pulls you to do that what you either pleasing to Allah Subhana Allah subhanaw taala or that which is displeasing to Allah subhanaw taala and that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said led to saw in the movement, when a letter T that you should not be friend except for a believer, and you should not invite to eat food with you except for someone who is to be somebody who is pious. So these are the conditions of the good friend, so must be in a good environment and we must find the environment that is causing us to fall into sin and to stay away from that and to go to a good environment as it came to the man who
killed 99 people and also we must focus on being with the people who are good and pious as Allah subhanho wa Taala is messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam have ordered us to do
the six points. And the things that help us in making Toba is that we do not give up eventually upon he strives to make us believe that we cannot make Toba. Now, a lot of us have a lot of sins more than people know and some it's clear they have a lot of sense.
So she thought will come to us and say there's no way you can make tober there's no way you can be successful and making tilbyr. But if you look into the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala says and so to use, and verse 87, when I say so many rohilla in the hula Sumi rohilla ilco, McAfee rune and do not despair from the relief of Allah subhanho wa Taala for barely nobody disappears from the leaf or loss of metallic except for those who are the poofer who are the disbelievers. So this the person who who gives up and doesn't have hope, this is the the characteristics of the disbeliever. And that the character characteristics of the believer.
seven point is that all of us must focus on building the areas of good he has in his life because every Muslim, he has strengths in his religious in his religion, he has strength and his religion are strengths. And he has weaknesses as well. So just as we try to get rid of the weaknesses, we also need to focus on strengthening the strengths. So if somebody has strengthened solid, he's the focus on making it stronger and continuing with that. And also if he has strength training, giving sadaqa giving charity, in reading the Koran, and attending lectures, and giving Tao whatever the good he has, he needs to focus on holding firm to that good, and also building upon it. Because
just as it said, when it comes to the sins, that as them I will Masia to joke that they say that the sin or the evil deed, it pulls it sister and brings another one. Now a person who stays up late at night watching that which is haram and displeasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala watching for example, movies. How is it when that when the alarm clock goes off at 340? Or was at 355 these days? Then?
three by three okay. 350 so the alarm clock goes off at 355 or 350 he's getting up for slaughter budget, and he's been up all night.
Watching that which is displeasing to Allah subhanaw taala is it easy for him to get up for something?
Well, they usually do this person he usually sleeps. He might pray on time, but he's not gonna go to the masjid or why pray the last time why because he's been up doing it was displeasing to last night. So the maaseiah it's what calling a sister now it's calling his friend to make another one
Make another sin which is to what displease Allah subhanaw taala so when a person now also he has good and he's bidding on the good he has, this is going to call him to do also other good it's going to pull other good inshallah to his life so it's important that we focus on benefiting from the good we have and building on it.
The eighth point is the issue of the floss. You must have a floss, if we're going to be successful in October. And this came and sort of 27 verse 146 when almost upon with that, as said, in the lead in a table except for those who repent. What else Allahu wa Casa mobila wa colossal D No, no,
except for those who repent, while Salah who pay attention. Now I want you to pay attention to verse because Allah subhana wa tada after he mentioned those were made Toba. He mentioned three conditions for their Toba to be accepted or to be a correct Toba. The first one is that Oslo did they correct that what they have done? So somebody has made corruption throughout the earth, you'll find that he then tries to fix this corruption. Now for somebody who used to be a singer, somebody used to do stuff that was how he tries to correct this after he makes his tone is what he must do. Well, I personally believe that they hold firm to Allah subhanho wa Taala and to the religion of Allah
subhanho wa Taala what a colossal Dino homie left that they are sincere, their religion is sincere only for Allah subhanaw taala. So these conditions must be met. And then what did Allah subhanaw taala say, after he mentioned these conditions for Allah, meaning was so for you to learn who Elmina Arjuna now vema and these people will be with the believers and Allah will give the believers a great reward soprano hautala
the ninth point is the major hitter that we must strive if we want to be successful in our Toba that we must strive for it mentioned before in the beginning, it's not going to be easy, you know, in the heady that when the professor said he saw the Hellfire and he saw the agenda, he said there would be nobody who would hear about it, except they would strive for it to get to it. And nobody who about the Hellfire said they would do everything they can do to stay away from it. So Allah subhanho wa Taala made it difficult, he put that the less than desires and that was for one from this dunya around the hellfire. And he put the difficult things around the agenda. So it's something you have
to strive for, it's not going to become easy. And it's something that we mentioned before, even the things that this dunya if you want to be successful, you have to strive for it. So obviously if you want that which is everlasting, and that which is better than this dunya in the Hereafter, you have to strive for it as well. And that's why Allah subhanho wa Taala he said no Quran in surah Angkor Wat well Latina gehad rufina nsdn home sobre la la la man myrcene those who strive for us that very will guide them to our ways and Verily Allah subhanho wa Taala that he is with the doors of good and if you pay attention, we mentioned this before the importance of the Arabic language it was you have
verses like this will also mean that he mentions the the key emphasis the in and the Lamb of the Aquino this and shows you the importance of what he's talking about. And you don't have the Arabic language you cannot understand the beauty of the Quran and the strength of the Quran. So it's also a call and reminder to us of the importance of those who of us who do not know where the Arabic language to strive to learn it. And those of us who know it, to strive on perfecting it so we can understand the Quran and its proper understanding and its proper light inshallah Tada. The 10th point is that we must have our focus and our hope and our goals in the hereafter. And if you look in
the Hades, the famous hadith of Abdullah even Omar but the Allahu anhu when the prophet SAW cinnaminson, say Buhari, when he said couldn't be dunya Kanika very possible to be in this dunya and his life, if you're somebody who's a stranger or somebody who's just passing through. Now, when you travel to another country, for work, for business, for pleasure, whatever you're going for what usually take with you,
what do you take with you now, if you're gonna go for a home run?
video I take with you.
nugget, one suitcase, most likely, everybody's only one suitcase, maybe they'll come back with two they buy gifts for people stuff like that. Usually, that's all they take 111 suitcase that we're going to take with you now you're gonna drive your car, put your refrigerator on top, put your AC unit on the top, your television, nobody's gonna do that. So the person says remind you this should be all the time in dunya. In this dunya you'd be somebody who's stranger, somebody who's just passing through, because it's just a temporary life. It's a very short life as well. So we need to focus on that which is more important, which is the hereafter and that's why we're from the fifth
the understanding about the law even though moral dilemma is one of the great scholars of Islam.
I know that he said
peloton Saba Saba Mahatma Moravec Omen hieratic liberty, that if you wake up in the morning to not wait for the night, don't think you're going to make it to the night and if you make it to the night, do not think you're going to make it to the morning. And then he said, take from your health for when you're sick and take from your your life for when you're dead.
Soon as you see how the above the law, even known about the law and how he understood the reality of this dunya, from this Hadith of the Prophet who suddenly told him the strangeness dunya, I suppose passing through. So you realize you have to focus on benefiting yourself. Somebody was just passing through, you have to focus also on benefiting from your time in this dunya because we don't know how long it's going to be. So Pamela, one of the brothers here tonight, I was just with the brothers.
His his famous brother here in Qatar, he's the head of the charity organization. His son died tonight. Hello, have mercy upon him there bury him right now. He was 19 years old. So pantalon, 19 years old. He had a heart condition and he went to sleep and he didn't wake up. He had a heart that goes into sleeping, and he died today. And also they found him dead. And he's only 19 years old. So panela. So now you see at this young age, so Pamela 19 would have thought somebody would die at this young age. But you never know when your time has come. It's going to be over. So you have to focus on benefiting now is where I'm going with it. Look how how much emphasis are blaming Omar probably
lawhon rabelo. And Omar how he put on it. He said, If you wake up in the morning, do not wait for the evening, that short distance not now you're 20 don't you're 60 or 70 or 40. Don't even wait to the evening because you might not make it as you make it to the evening. Don't think you're gonna make it to the morning. Take advantage of the opportunity to have in front of you. Now, there's only opportunity for you to make Toba if you were to come closer to Allah subhanaw taala for law to forgive you for your sins now before you die. Also he said to take from your health for new sick because now if somebody is sick how many of our brothers now who are sick they cannot pray with us
today we are pm during Ramadan. Why? Because they're sick this year. So you take advantage of all the all the opportunity you have in front of you. And obviously as he said in the end of the study, and from your life for your death, and you see from his vehicle, the law and home. The 11th point that helps us inshallah to make Toba is to think about the ill effects of the sins itself. Look at the ill effects the sins have on us in our life.
One of these great effects is that we will not be blessed with the knowledge of Islam will not be blessed with the understanding of this religion if we if we what makes sense. And if you remember when I gave a lecture about the methodology of Tao here and I talked about seeking knowledge. One of the things we mentioned was what Imam Malik Rahim Allah said to his students, Chef Rahim Allah that He said in Nero and Allah
neuron pilotto to be mousy, barely I see the loss of Parramatta has put in your heart, the light of knowledge, so you do not put it out with the darkness of sins. So if somebody is a sinner, he will not be successful in his knowledge. Even if somebody has given knowledge. We see people now today who have been given knowledge. They're scholars in Islam, but they go astray. Because of the evils of this. They commit the sins they commit, and the love they have for this dunya. And they prefer the love of this dunya on what is in the hereafter. So you see they go straight. Now, we won't mention any countries or any names. But if you look at a famous country with famous scholars come
from where they come they sit down, for example, than the pub, they say it's a custom, it's a tradition. It's not from Islam, Chapin Allah, look at these people who are big scholars who say this, why are they saying this? Because the government they're supporting is telling them to say this, because the West is telling this government to say this, and they're getting paid for it. So they sold their religion for something of the dunya May Allah protect us from this, and they have knowledge of it, because they have committed sin. Allah subhanaw taala has, has caused their heart to go hard and go straight from the help so they have gone away. I would the blame, they say now
something that's agreed upon between all the scholars, that it's either legit artists was to have for the woman to cover her face. And it's either legit compulsory, or it's something that's supposed to have praiseworthy, but nobody in the world has ever said it's a custom. So so you see now they will have far they have gone straight to what to have the people go straight on the path of Allah subhanaw taala May Allah protect us from that? So don't think now we say you won't get knowledge somebody you might get knowledge as well but then you'll go straight and it will be for you a thing that will take you to the Hellfire May Allah protect us all from that. The second thing
or one of the second ill effects is that the risk of the provision that has been
a will we will not come to you the risk or the provision the money that you will going to get it will not come to you if you look in sort of a palapa. Last metathesis and verse two and three, well, maybe a tequila Maharajah why
is it that whoever feels the last Empire with Allah, He will make for him a way out and who and He will give him a provision that which he thought was not possible. So now we understand that contrary that a person is sending that he will not get this revision or if he gets the provision as we will come inshallah, there will be no Baraka, no blessing in it may Allah protect us from that it came in the howdy shift. Everybody mentioned it in Bible German, with this net is not authentic, the chain of narration is not authentic, but the meaning of it is correct. We take it from the the the meaning of the verse, where it came to do that in a regular form of risk with them.
You'll see that a person will not get the risk of revision because of a sin he has committed. So the meaning of this idea is correct, even though the chain of narration should not have any mentioned it invites in gentlemen.
The third thing, or the third ill effect is that our if our affairs and our life will become difficult for us, Allah subhana wa tada said in verse four in sort of the Pollak,
tequila memory, you saw that whoever fears the law alone will make from his fears, I think that is a fairly will become easy for him. So we also understand the country that a person who does not who sins and does that which is displeasing to loss, Matata, Allah will make his affairs difficult. The third thing or the fourth point, the fourth thing that we see the ill effects of the sins is that it could be the blessings that we have, it could be taken away from us to the sins we do. And we see this in the store and social capital, which you read every Friday. The fifth point
is the difficulty of this life, Allah subhana wa tada said, woman out of antiquity, Fenella hamartia monka, that whoever turns away from my remembrance, he will live a miserable or a difficult life. And we mentioned before that a person he could have money, he could be a singer. And a lot of people they shape on makes them go astray when he sees the person who gets from the duty and he's doing that which is how I'm displeasing to most mother, but he's getting money will say that perhaps he has no Baraka, no blessing and his money. At the same time, even he has money. He's living a miserable life. So what is the benefit of having all the money now the pleasures of this world if
you don't find peace in heart and yourself, you'll find peace of mind, you'll find peace of heart. So now you'll find the people who have money, they always see the movie stars and the singers. They say we asked them why are you addicted to drugs or alcohol this they say we're living in a living hell and they have the fame they have the money they have all this and have that anybody who knows homemade tobacco or person who came to Islam they know the difference between the two lives as we will come shortly in shallow data,
the 12th and last point that helps us inshallah, on making tobacco, and staying firmer upon October, once we make it is that we constantly remind ourselves of the virtues of tobacco, and handily mentioned 11 of them in the first lecture and you can go back to them for detail on the DVD inshallah Tada, the seventh point, and we have two points to go into, I'm not gonna be long over and finish the lecture.
I've entitled The seventh issue we'll talk about
the doors of Toba close before the doors of Toba close, which is talking about the beauty of Islam the blessing of Allah subhanho wa Taala that
the Toba will be accepted at all times. And the doors of Toba will never be closed except for in two cases or two scenarios, who knows what these two cases are? When the total will not be accepted?
When does when the sun sets from where from the east or the west?
from the east Jimmy
another time is when
when the soul reaches that Heroku is it helpful.
When the soldier is coming out when it reaches to the neck area here is what they call the room with the windpipe this area, whatever it is, there will be no tober after that, until will not be accepted of that. So So panel obviously the beauty of Islam, the loss of Panama Tyler. He accepts from us the Toba at all times, and the doors of toe won't ever be closed except for these two cases. We need to strive to make Toba and repent to Allah subhanaw taala before the doors are closed on us, and we'll just point out some of the verses from the Hadith. Talking about this will also pan what Allah says in Surah resumo about the laziness of Allah and forcing him let up not only Rahmatullah
in La Jolla. Jamia in hoo hoo, Rahim. Allah subhanho wa Taala Zuma verse 53. To say to my servants, Elena is sort of one of those who have transgressed upon themselves doing sins, bad deeds, doing having shortcomings doing that which is displeasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala. He said, let us know Tommy Rahmatullah Mattila do not give up hope from the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The loss of habitat is in a lot once again, the Arabic language if you don't understand it, you can understand even if I translate this into English and Urdu and Filipino language, whatever, you're never gonna understand it until you understand the Arabic language. In the law. You see the key barely a law,
yo, the Nuba gymea and the neterra and Arabic language says Jimmy and so called an Akira. It means all of the sins all of the types of sins will be forgiven, whether big or small, and then once again, he puts the emphasis on it in a row for him. He was emphasis with the inner and Arabic language and in the two millimeters in the who he could say
hula puts more emphasis on the fact that he has to offer giving and the All Merciful subhanho wa Taala. So you see now in this verse as soon as you can go back to it in your language and verse 53, to see that no matter what we have done the last panel without or given to it will forgive it from us no matter what it is. And if you look at some of the Sahaba what not all of them were good people for Islam. A lot of them were evil people, a lot of the did a lot of evil things before Islam Alhamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala accepted their sins, and then they, they will came from the greatest of this oma. So what's important is that we are brave and we take this step to make Toba if
we are brave, and we take the step to make Toba Allah subhanaw taala He will forgive from us all of our sins inshallah Tada. Also looking soltanieh sir, and verse 110, will also pan what Allah says, what may
fora haymon that whoever does a bad thing, or expresses himself through singing or what have you? Somebody has stopped Fairyland. Then he repents to Allah subhanho wa Taala. How would you find that loss of power with Allah at the level of four rahima he will find the law of forgiving and All Merciful subhanho wa Taala.
The country of the human beings if you make a mistake to human, what happens
if you make a mistake and you sit with somebody, and you say, I'm sorry, I made this mistake, we forgive you. A lot of people won't they hold grudges until they die. This is the guy who made the mistake when 1984 and he still remembers you today. And he still gives you a code Salaam because the mistake you made in 1984 even though you you you asked him forgive you if you admit it, you made the mistake, but lo supanova. As soon as you make Toba you'll find that most Matata is all Forgiving and Merciful subhana wa Tada.
Also in the Hadith in Sahih, Muslim, the Hadees are removed.
The process of them said that Allah subhanho wa Taala will ask for the people who are repentance and anytime he will accept the repentance and the people who repent in the daytime that he wasn't accepted repentance. And so the sun comes out from the east. All of these are reminders from from from a law and from his messenger sallallahu Sallam about the how easy it is for a person to make Toba. All we need to do is to take this step and to do it. You have to be brave, it's not going to be easy. If you look in the story of HAPPY BUNNY
follow the father body and who was an important guy in Islam.
Important is an important Islam
than Islam, in history in history of Islam is is somebody important and important?
Alyssa, this is important. If it wasn't for I thought it
was the verbal part it is He that is a non Muslim, but it wasn't for him. Islam would not have been able to spread a lot even last Matata he made the ability for Islam to spread through him protecting the profits of a stellium. His This was his uncle sam who died on other than Islam, but he protected the prophesies in him. So he said somebody who's important Islam, even though he's a non Muslim, he's someone who's important. And if it wasn't for Allah Matata making him then he and so he was important to Quraysh is important during this time, so nobody could go against what he said. So when he protected the providence of him, and his tower is protected Islam that helped the spread of
Islam. But if you look at him when he was on his deathbed, and we're talking about being brave, and making that that change, when he was on his deathbed, the system came to and said, Yeah, my uncle see a word that I will be able to use for you in front of lots of Montana. He did so he would die as a Muslim. He wants to see that sailor
who was sitting there Abu Jamal, and all the big guys from across the evil people from koresh. They looked at him, he said, and millet Abdulmutallab Will you leave the religion
of your father, because they knew his we had a weak point. And we go back now to the danger of what happened, the bad friends and being in the bad environment, which I mentioned before, because he knew that our father had a weak spot, and beza weak spot. So that's where you have the friends who know you're weak in a certain area, they always try to get you like that, because they don't want you to make Toba. They don't want you to return to return to a loss of Allah. So always get you at your weak spot, since a turtle club and have them open if you return or leave the religion of your father, I'm gonna open up and all of your forefathers. So he knew his weakness when it came to the
tribe, the tribal issues of being somebody important respected in the society. So they hit him were hurt for him and he couldn't make the Toba. So he died in the Kuiper belt on his deathbed, because he said and that's what the narrator in the Hadees said, who added minute Abdulmalik because narrator didn't want to say I am on the religion of bolivianos okay to say it because he just narrating the idea. He said he is on the religion of Abdur moto because he said not us. So So panel, you'll find that he died on the coup for because he did not he was not brave enough to make the Toba. The last thing we'll mention on this point
Before we finish out with the less point the eighth point or eight issue of the lecture, which is when you look into the Quran and the Quran is full of verses, I'm just gonna mention one verse,
which is the Sultan of Morocco, verse 10, will also find what Allah says, What unflappable mementos up nelco malerkotla, yet to hadoken modes to give in charity of what Allah has provided for you, before the death comes to one of you. And what will this person say for your cooler up biloela for 2011, and Caribbean communists on him, that he will say to them, that, Oh my Lord, give me another chance. So I can go back and give this other thought and get from what you have given to me, and to do good deeds and do all this. And I'll be from the pious people that are older people want to be the one thing they want on the Day of Judgment is the opportunity to go back. But you'll see all
throughout the Quran says, You're never going to have the other chance. This is the only chance you have is this dunya. So we must remind ourselves of this constantly, to not be like these people, because it's the only chance you have and the only happens you have to make this job. And that's why even Omar said, If you wake up in the morning, go into the evening, you have to focus on benefiting from the opportunity you have in front of you. The last point and we're not gonna go into too much detail on it, is when we talk about the stories of the people who have made Toba and the stories that people have made Toba whether they are Muslims who have come back to their religion, or they
are non Muslims who have come to Islam, you'll see probably the two key things that we can gain and benefit from their stories. First of all, you'll find the peace of heart that these people find after making tilba how many of the Egyptian singers are magicians who are singing and dancing corrupting on the earth when they made Toba? Listen, listen to the stories, especially our brothers and sisters, they know what I'm talking about. When you hear their stories and how they changed. And the peace of heart they found no, some of our brothers now who are famous were become Muslim through the music world, whether it's our brother Napoleon, or loon or these people look at their stories
now even look at their face, look at their face before Islam, and how dark it was. And look at the light of the ignore. They have a bee man on their face. Now they became Muslims, and they're practicing their religion. So you'll see this change that people are experiencing. Anybody knows a person that has become Muslim, he knows the difference he found, even though before Islam, even myself when I used to be a non Muslim, because we did a lot of things from the things of the Union. That's something we're proud of. But it's something we can say that we have experienced this type of life, and we experienced the life of Islam and a man. So we know the difference between the two. So
nobody can tell us now. No, it's like this. It's not like that, because we know we've done it all. That's why it's when I teach my students now they want to do these evil things. I've done it I've been there. And what you're going is the wrong path. Because the true happiness and the true path is the path of Allah subhanaw taala doing that, which he wants us to do. And I'll finish just point out a quick story, which is the story of unfold al Ibn Al Rahim Allah, the famous avid the famous worship of the famous scholar of Islam. Alphaville, he wasn't like any moment
in Korea. How did he grow up who knows his story, Mambo Korea.
He grew up in a house what type of house he grew up in
a house a pious house. His father was a scholar as well. His father was wealthy. His father supported him and seeking knowledge when he went out to seek knowledge. His father was the one who supported him. So he had a it was made easy for him. He started from a young age and most of the scholars were like this, but in full, they never been able to handle it Allah, he was somebody who was different. What was he doing before?
Does anybody know?
He was a thief.
He was a thief who's to stay along the road of the path of the Muslims. When they come he come out with his weapon, and he's still for the Muslims. Here somebody was born as a Muslim, but he was so far away from Allah subhanho wa Taala. He was a thief.
So one night he was climbing to the second story of a house to commit Zina with a girl who was going to foreign key with a lady or girl on the top of the second floor third, whoever was he was climbing anyways to her window so he could go into her and fornicate with her. He heard somebody on the floor before that, reading the Koran.
And sort of that had the one last month Allah said la mia nealon Latina Amano and tuckshop una de la has it not came time for those who,
further our hearts are hardened to their hearts to be soft in for their moments of the most open with data for the hearts to become crushed and humbled to Allah subhanaw taala. So this one verse, super Allah and it's a mountain. He's a thief. And now he's going to commit Zina. Here's his one verse. You see the effect and the strength of the Quran. So it goes to his heart like a lightning bolt so parallel and it changes. He says biller Europeana. He said Yes, my lord. It has come
Time for the hearts to become humble in front of us on with Allah. So now he climbed down, he didn't go up and he went and he made Toba. And then he became the famous he Ma'am, the famous scholar of Islam, the famous Abbot, when it came to worship, he will always cry from the fear of Allah subhanaw taala his heart, his face was changed from the teardrops, always crying for most of my data.
And remember that Herbie was one of the major scholars of Hades and of Islam. He said at the beginning of the biography of Al, he said he
could do a two step to shake on Islam. Look at the someone who's to be a thief and somebody is to commit all types of sin. He said to him, mmm, the email. The code was the role model. The symptom is somebody who is firm and his knowledge and his religion, shareholder Islam, and for somebody say Shere Khan Islam. So it was a shift of Islam is a very high ranking that most people don't reach. So what have you said about them full Dale Rahim, Allah tala. And this is what we have inshallah, perhaps in the future any before I give this lecture, and so then, when I give this example, I was very, I want to know more about unfolding. So I went, and I researched in detail about his
biography. And I found so much benefit in his biography, that I made a lecture entitled, a sitting within full bail me out, and I give extra several times in Arabic and in English in Sudan, and I give it once in Canada as well.
I don't believe in it. I think it has been filmed, but it's not online again, unfortunately. But inshallah maybe if we have another opportunity, when you come to a Doha, we can shall give this lecture about the city within me out and benefit from his life and from the scenes where he mo law and this brings us to the end of tonight's lecture, and hamdulillah it took us two lectures to finish it. Hopefully inshallah. Well, we said there was benefit and shell out for the for the brothers and sisters, I myself, there's one of the lectures, I enjoyed gathering and enjoyed and benefited from it myself greatly. So the brothers and sisters will feel the same. And Allah knows
best lo Allah masala, selama, Baraka and, Mohamed. We're going to give any questions time for questions.
Any questions? And that's it.
If anybody has any questions,
he's Pacific duo.
And just to make it stick for, and I don't I don't know if there's any any specific.
Yeah, the question was, is there any specific? I don't remember right now, I don't recall any specific or Tilbury just in general. So for a while, you may say this is the foreign you repent to Allah subhanaw taala. And so what's important is not that you just see it, because if you say you don't act upon it, it doesn't do you any good. As we mentioned, the conditions of making the Toba obviously, you have to leave the sin. And then you have to what, regret what you've done and then go back to three conditions. So I was just saying it's still for law. And the Policy Center Mr. Mason this far as he came in handy to know for narrations, sometimes up to 70 times a day and sometimes
100 times a day. So it's important to stay stuck for too long, and we're still follower to be lay, making it tougher to last Montana and the lower them.
Any other questions, brothers, sisters can throw down a paper as they did last time if they have any questions?
That's it. Okay.
The ninth thing that helps us make toboe
Okay, the ninth thing is image edit, which means striving in English, to strive that you have to strive and if you go back to sort of Angkor Wat, means the word Sudoku you'll find the verse it's 5900. And it was a mistake here I have in front of me, I think it's at the end of sort of uncle but you'll find it the verse for last month as well Athena Jared rufina, and Nadia no subarna those who strive towards that variable guide them to our ways. So the ninth thing was and Mujahid is striving to make Toba and all aspects of all aspects of doing good in this life inshallah Tada.
That's it. Okay, just like warfare on America.