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Today I will be addressing
a condition of Eman
which has been
conveyed to us by the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
we are told
that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam said
you will not believe you will not truly believe until I become more beloved to you
then your parents, your children and all of mankind particular.
So it is a condition of Eman
love the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
in reality, the love has to be real.
It is not just an idea in the mind or a feeling in the heart. It has to manifest physically practically
and only then it is true love.
How do we know this?
This reporting is in Sahil Buhari in Qatar Willie man. If you pick up the most authentic book after after the Quran itself, Sahil Buhari we have reports upon reports in Qatar holy man. One of them is this report. It is a condition of Eman law, you may know I had to come, you will not believe none of you. Not even one of you will truly believe Hatha
I believe I become more beloved to you than your parents and your children and all of mankind put together so this is the practical manifestation the Messenger of Allah so son was talking about
that we all love our parents if we are fortunate, if we are blessed by Allah subhanaw taala
the love we have for our parents is unmatched in most cases, unless you are truly unfortunate.
The love for the parents and kindness towards them is ingrained within our Islamic DNA if you like it is in the Quran, one of the glaring principles when Allah subhanaw taala talks about our heat, or condemnation of shark the next point Allah mentions we're Bill Wally Dini Asana, be kind to your parents. So in other words, one of the greatest virtues in Islam in our deen, this blessing of Allah which came down upon the Prophet sallallahu Sallam is
one of the greatest virtues in this deen is to be kind to your parents. It is out of the question for you to be repulsive, to be repugnant, to be
negative towards your parents, rather you can't even say off to them according to the Quran. You can't even say a word of contempt, even an expression of contempt. You have to be very careful with your parents. This is the red line in Islam. There is a hierarchy in Islam. The hierarchy is what Allah the top most intervene in respect and honor. We have to respect
We have to honor we have to worship Allah, the top most
That if you want to call Allah subhanaw taala, a being, he is the top most being for us to honor and venerate. Then after that, because Allah alone deserves to be worshipped, and he is the one who sent His messengers to bring this message to us, we, we have to honor the messengers to honor the one who sends them. So that's why we have to love the messenger of allah sallallahu sallam, then come parents in the hierarchy, amazingly.
So after Allah and His Messenger,
it is our parents. It is our mother, and father. And if we are
not careful with them, we can easily cross the red line and hurt them, make them angry.
And say more than off, sometimes we say more than off, and the Quran commands us don't even say off to them. This is the level of parents in Islam, or build Wally, they need Asana. With both of them, you have to do well, you have to axon means beyond goodness, beyond goodness, it's not being kind and generous. It is going out of your way to please your parents to not displease them. This is a son, generally speaking, then the Messenger of Allah gives the next example, but these are the people you love the most. And you have to naturally love your mother's and your father's because they have done so much for you, your mother, he carried you for nine months, and she gave you birth,
and then she fed you cleaned you until you became an adult, your father worked hard to provide for you. So you respect them for that reason.
Then children, we love our children. If our child was in danger,
anywhere, we will put ourselves on the line as they say, if there was a train heading your child's way, you would jump in front of the train to save your child you will do you will do anything. If your child is sick, you will pray to Allah that oh Allah gives the sickness to me because I cannot see my child suffer.
This is how much we love our children.
And if you happen to love someone more than your parents and your children, it may be a woman it may be someone else, it may be your wife.
Then remember, you will not truly believe you will not believe until I Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam become more beloved to you than your parents, your children and all of mankind put together and imagine the level of love. The Messenger of Allah Salah Salem is talking about that, even though you have to love your parents, even though you love your children, even though you may love someone, someone else more than your parents and your children. Despite all of that, I have to be more beloved to you, then your children, you parents and all of mankind particular then you have truly believed.
Then your Eman is real.
And what love is the messenger of Allah says Allah is talking about is it this love that we go on the streets and do what happened in Pakistan recently? Is this the law he's talking about? People are not praying. They are using foul language. They have no attachment to Islam. They don't follow the deen. They don't follow the o'clock. They don't follow the manners of Islam.
And then they claim they love the Prophet sallallahu wasallam what kind of love is this?
This is fake love. This is lip service. This is lip service. This is just abstract love. This is an idea in the mind. It is a feeling it's a perception that we are in love with the Messenger of Allah says Allah, the love is manifested. When you act upon that love, you do something for the for the beloved.
And what? What does the Messenger of Allah says Allah want from you today is the question.
What does he want from you? How do we express our love to the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam? How do we actually practically physically, in reality, express our love to the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi salam we the Muslim community
number one, we do not give him a bad name. salAllahu alayhi salam, we do not give him a bad name. If we claim to follow Him. If we claim to be his followers, and those who love Him, then we have to be attached to his manners.
We have to follow His way. We have to behave like him talk like him walk like him and do like him. This is his love. When you love someone, you don't hurt them. You don't displease them, you don't disappoint them. So if we truly love which we have to, we have to as a condition of human, we have to. If we truly love the messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, then we have to love his way. We have to love his smile, his walk, his talk, is worship. And then we will become the true followers of the messenger of allah sallallahu sallam.
And most importantly, the point I wanted to raise
when you love someone, you do your best to give them a good name. You introduce them to people in a way that is acceptable, that is pleasing to the mind and to the eyes. And you are the messenger. You are the representative of that belief that way of life called Islam. When Allah tells the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the Quran, Rama or Sanaka Illa Rahmatullah Allah mean
that we sent you not except as a mercy for the words, what is Allah talking about? The messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi salam passed away, almost 1400 years ago, how is he a mercy for the world's today's the question, how is he going to bring that mercy to the world through you, the OMA, the living civilization of Islam, the living teachings, and the principles of Islam, and they live through you, when you practice them, when you demonstrate them, when you act upon them. Then you see the light which Allah promised to this world, and that light must come through you, the OMA the followers of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we have to act in a way that the world is
enlightened by our actions by our word and abide by our teachings.
And this is why Allah told the prophets Allah Salam that we have sent you not accept as a mercy for the words. So we have to be that mercy. One of the ways is Dawa. This is what the messenger of Allah Salam came for. Dawa, calling people to Allah, living in non Muslim lands. Allah has placed you in situations where you can talk to your colleagues, your friends, right. And this is one of the best ways to express your love for the Messenger of Allah Salam, if you truly truly care for him. If you truly love Him, then you would talk to people about him, you would tell people that this is a messenger of Allah. This is the last prophet of Allah, He came to us to bring us to Jannah he came
to us so that we can be saved. He came to us so that we can worship Allah, Allah and who alone deserves to be worshipped. He came to us so that we can be better human beings. He came to us because so that we can be better fathers better husbands, better children, better, better citizens, for that matter. He came to us to make us great people, great leaders, great teachers. And how do we know this, that Islam has the power to transform people and nations? Look at the Arabs before Islam. They had beautiful characteristics, no doubt, they had good qualities. For example, they were very honorable in certain things. They were very kind to the guests.
They had poetry they were intellectually sound, very, very strong civilization. Right. And yet, they had so many problems, so many issues. They were facing right, so many ills in the society. They were into intoxicants into adultery, into gambling into killing over petty things, most importantly, idol worship, idol worship shark. And Allah sent the messenger to them. Some of the most hardest people on the planet, some of the most crude people on the planet, very rigid in their ways. They don't want to change. They're not a soft people. They are a people who will resist, and they did resist, and they put the messenger messenger of Allah through a lot of pain. And despite all that, these are
the very people from the back backyard of the world, the Arabian Desert, it was called the backyard. Like in Australia, what do they call the desert where no one lives out back? How to back. No one lives there. No one wants to live there. No one can live there. And the Arabian desert was just like that. The backyard of the world no one wanted to know the assassin 70s The Persians and the Byzantines. The Romans didn't have any interest in this
Land does it dry, barren, nothing. And yet Allah produced and unlettered people to become the most lettered people in the world. The first command that came to them was Accra. Bismillah Bacala. The Halak holla calm examine Allah Accra. What a beautiful Accra, Allah, Allah mobile column. Allah Merlin's on Mala Mia Alam, so, an illiterate illiterate people and unlettered people who have no literary tradition written down. Oral Absolutely, they were poets Pollock salons. Powerful points. The poetry was very powerful pre Islamic points were very eloquent. But this poetry wasn't necessarily written down. In a stable tradition, the Arabic text wasn't even stabilized. It was the
Quran that stabilized the Arabic text when the Quran was written down by the companions of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So the point is, that these people became the torchbearers of civilization. Suddenly, lo and behold, within 50 to 60 years, these people went out in the world took land from Spain, to China, all the way up to India. And a prophecy made in the Quran is will fail when Allah told these people that you will take the land in Surah Noor, verse 55, how to Billa him in a shaytani R rajim Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem wa ala ala Dina Mahnomen come while I'm in La sala Hart la yes doc Lafonda home Phil org coverstock laferla Xena macabre him it is a
promise of Allah to those who believe among you that Allah will give you succession in the land, you will have the land so long as you do not commit Schick and you are firm upon Tawheed. Allah will give you the land and what happened within a century of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, these very people within three generations after the Messenger of Allah Allah community was so not till Colaba Rashid in El Medina main body, and then he says Allah Allah is alum, Pharaoh Nasik or Nathan Bella, Xena, yo Luna, whom, from Allah, Xena, yo Luna home, the best of the people, our mind, my generation and the one that comes after, and the one that comes after? So what does
this mean? This means these people are the best people and they are the ones who took all of this land, the largest stretch of land to establish justice, and peace of Islam in these lands. And they did that.
They did that.
And the purpose was to bring Islam to these people so that they can see a practical manifestation of Islam. Islam is just not it's not just a religion. It's not just an abstract idea. It's not just a philosophy.
It is a real power. It is a force that lives through people. It is a social reality. And the Sahaba and the tambourine and Tabata been they actually made it real for the people to look at it and droves entered Islam, droves, droves upon droves, entered Islam, by looking at the example of these people. So the point is, they had to do all of this there to go through a lot of difficulties and conflicts to bring Dawa to the people not forcing people. Absolutely not Islam. It is haram to force anyone to accept Islam, whether directly or indirectly, you cannot apply pressure to force people into accepting Islam it is not allowed lycra have been Baba you know rush luminol V. It is not
allowed to force there is no force in in Deen let people see the truth themselves. Okay. And they did. And that's why most of you sitting in front of me right now. I don't think anyone is from Saudi Arabia, maybe one or two or three people. Potentially. Most of you are from outskirts,
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Morocco, Algeria, your ancestors were not Muslims. Your ancestors were not Muslim. Someone went through hardship, pain, hard work, traveling fatigue, tiredness, dust, illness, death, injuries. Someone went through all of that so that you can be sitting in the masjid today listening to me. Your ancestors, five generations back 10 generations back 50 generations back possibly
came to Islam. Someone brought Islam to them. They were inspired by someone's words or actions. Dawa made this world the way it is, in a positive sense. If Islam is removed from the picture, imagine a world without Islam. Imagine only imagine a world without Islam. Go to people who do not have Islam today, right now as I speak, go to Mexico and see what's happening there. Go to El Salvador and see how it is the murder capital of the world. Go to Brazil and see how people live in favelas. Go to India and see how
People live in slums. Go and see how little girls are being sold into sex slavery. Because Islam is not there shirk is there. Imagine if Islam did not come to your lands? What do you think your ancestors would be going through? What do you think you would be doing today? What do you think you would be having today in your lands from Algeria to Bangladesh.
This was the hard work of the sahaba. And the Dawa practical power, they showed the characters upright characters. So the best way to love the messenger of allah sallallahu sallam. The bottom line is my brother's is to bring Islam to people, either by your words, or your by, by your beautiful actions and characters. Do not tarnish Islam, the least you can do is not tarnish Islam. Don't tarnish the name of Islam, don't do things that people point the finger at Muslims. And now as you know,
since COVID, Alhamdulillah Islamophobia has kind of been put aside, it's been shelved, you know, because there is a bigger problem in the world now. Yes, yes. And, you know, COVID has really put Islamophobia behind, you know, it has it has become a second priority now.
But still, because of this Islamophobia, and big 12 inch radius telescope on the Muslims, a Muslim and we were shown to be an elephant. Now, you know, that there are telescopes on you, social telescopes, everyone is looking at you and expecting you to be an angel. Even though you're humans you're as as human as anyone else, right, but you are expected to perform perfectly. Now there is more pressure on the Muslims.
There is more pressure on the Muslims. So that's why we really have to fix up we really have to show and if there is a telescope on us, let's use it. Let's take advantage of it. Let people see us. Let people talk to us. Let them ask us questions as to who we are and why we are and where we are. So start telling them about Allah. Start telling them about the Messenger of Allah start start telling them about the Quran as to why it is true. And if you are not doing the hour in these lands,
then you are truly unfortunate. It is an individual obligation upon everyone listening to me right now in this Masjid. You have to do down you have to indulge in our Dawa is life Dawa is survival. Okay? If you will not speak to people they will not understand you. They will always have misconceptions about they will misunderstand you because the media is no friend to you. What they see on the news, or in news reports in newspapers is all negative is all like I have not seen in the last 20 years. A positive report about Muslims.
Isn't that isn't that amazing? Isn't that surprising? I have not in the last 20 years in Britain. I have been living here. I have not seen a positive report on Muslims on mainstream media or news channels. And in newspapers, not one. And Muslims are amazingly the most charitable
community in Britain, Muslims give over 100 million pounds in charity every Ramadan. Did you know that?
Muslims collectively in Britain, give over 100 million pounds in charity in one month in the month of Ramadan.
Who is marketing that for you? You need to market your faith. You need to market your good deeds not to show off, not to show off but to show the world that this is what Islam looks like. This is who we are. We are a charitable people. We are a clean people. We are a good people. We have a good faith. We have something good to offer we have peace to offer, most importantly the peace of the soul. And this is what the messenger of allah sallallahu Sallam would want from you finally
Imagine we all read the Quran. We all read the Quran
and 30% of the Quran almost 30% 1/3 of the Quran the Final Word of Allah revealed to humanity through Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam is about the stories of the prophets. Okay. The story of Musa the story of Ibrahim the story of know the story of
loot, the story of a Silas alarm. So Allah is talking about prophets and their struggles. And what does Allah emphasize in the stories, the Dawa Allah does not necessarily talk about the Hajj and the Salah and tahajjud and the fasting of Musa there are no details on the worship of the palace.
I'm sure they were very, very diligent in their worship. They were more diligent than normal people, right? But Allah does not necessarily look at their worship. Generally speaking, there are no details of Salah of Musa in the Quran. There are no details of the charity of Ibrahim alayhis salam in the Quran. There are no details about isa Salam and he is visiting of the temple in Jerusalem and praying there. What are the details? What do we find? We find the Dawa. The details are there when they are calling people to Allah when they are standing up for Allah when they are defending Allah as the only deity worthy of worship 1/3 of your book 1/3 of Your Holy Quran is about Dawa and this
is the most neglected worship of Allah in the Muslim community. We are the most negligent when it comes to the obligation of Dawa especially when we have opportunities like this we have in this country. Fine, you may have financial restraints, you cannot travel abroad, you cannot go to Africa. You cannot go to South America, you cannot go to other countries. But here you live among non Muslim populations. And yet we are failing to reach out to our neighbors, get out of our homes and talk to the people about Islam. And when we want to do marketing for our businesses, we are very diligent, we publish leaflets. We make websites, we do marketing on a mass scale, so that our business
businesses can prosper. But this obligation 1/3 of your holy book is on Dawa rissalah Salaam ALLAH is talking about his struggle with his people calling them to Allah. What does Allah say well call almasi
Yah Bani Israel or Ebola or B or A back home in the human usually Kabila for cut haram Allahu Allah subhana wa mahu normaal is Dolly Mina Mina anzar Allahu Akbar II Salah salaam calling his people Balu Israel to Allah New LA salaam kala rugby in need TAO to call me Leila wanna Hara Oh ALLAH my lord. I call my people day and night. I call them silently I call them in private and in public. I call them loudly Allahu Akbar. So no la salaam Surah to know my brothers, if you read it carefully Surah Noor, just one SUTA if you read it carefully, it will send shivers down your spines. It will shake you how Allah is describing the dour of New LA Salaam in such intricate details.
So if we love the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi salam. Finally, if we truly want to demonstrate our love to Allah and His messenger, we have to do marketing of this faith. We have to market our good deeds, we have to market the Messenger of Allah Solomon away
in a way that people accept him, not reject him. People accept him. You have to really present the Messenger of Allah salaam, through your actions and words in a way that people accept him as a noble man, as a noble person or noble teacher to follow.
If you were with the Prophet salallahu Salam on the day of PIF,
on the day of PIF when he was stoned Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam. Now if I asked you all you will say, we all love the messenger or do you love the messenger Allah says and put your hands up? Do you love the messenger of Allah says, Don't hesitate. Why are you hesitant? Do you love the messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam? Everyone does? Everyone does. I know this, I have no doubt you are sitting in the masjid. Because you love the messenger of Allah, Allah so you follow Him, you love him, you cherish him. And I have no doubts that on the day of five, if you are with him, you would die for him. You will stand in front of those stones received those stones on your bodies, I
have no doubt. I believe every single person here would stand in front of the stones and receive the stones happily on his body to protect the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam.
But why was he stoned is the question
Why was the stone Salallahu Alaihe Salam? Why was he bleeding? In his entire body? The blood was in his shoes. Why?
Because he was there to call people to Allah. His focus was not business, not influence, not power, not some other thing. He was there calling people to Allah, calling people to Allah and that's why he was stoned. So if you would stand in front of him to defend him, which I believe you would, why would you not do what he was there to do? Why would you not do what he was there to do? He was there to call people to Allah. This is where Ehsaan true love is manifested. We do what they loved the most. The Messenger of Allah Azza Salam what pleased him the most
was when someone would accept Islam through him. There was a Jewish boy dying on his deathbed. He was dying on his deathbed and the messenger Allah says I was telling him Kula ilaha illa Yo what? Por la ilaha illa Allah and the boy was looking at his Jewish father.
Dying and his father said followable Kasim, follow Abul Qasim Abul Qasim was the cornea of rasool Allah Salah Salem, follow him say lai lai Allah and he said La La La Laney died Sol Allah and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was so happy that Sahaba had not seen him happy like that, just because he saved the soul. Likewise, he was saddened when he couldn't save the soul of his uncle Obatala he was sitting next to him on his deathbed telling him lie lie in Allah say La Ilaha illa Allah say lie lie the lie and I will plead with Allah on your behalf on the day of gentlemen. And Abu Talib, he says Allah Milla T Abdul Muttalib IDI upon the way of my father
and Rasul Allah son was completely shattered, broken, saddened and Allah revealed in the Quran to comfort him. How do bIllahi min ash shaytani R rajim Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem? In Culatta demon bapta wala can Allah Lima Yasha Wahoo Allah mobile Mata Deen O Muhammad, you cannot guide people you love, you cannot guide people you love. Rather it is Allah who guides people and he knows better who deserves guidance, but he did his job SallAllahu Sallam he was there to convey Lama Alena Illa Allah upon us to deliver the results are in the hands of Allah subhanaw taala I hope my brothers, that the love of the Messenger of Allah wa salam becomes a true reality a living reality in our lives, in our
actions. In our words, we are all weak. We are not perfect, we make mistakes, we are always sinning, no doubt. But that does not mean that we ignore and neglect our obligation towards the people living around us. They deserve to hear about Islam. Do you not want them to be in Jannah with you? Do you not want them to be on the day of judgment you might have John Mary and George telling you that why did you not tell me about this fate? You were living right next door to me. Why did you not tell me about it?
What answer we really have so any leaflet any smile, even smile, even a smiling. You know even a smile is an act of Ibadan Islam. When you smile at someone for the sake of Allah even for that there is reward who said that? Not i The messenger of allah sallallahu sallam, La da kerana, middle Maru fish Shea and walau and taka haka be watching polyq Do not belittle any of your good deeds, even smiling at your brother, do not belittle it, you will be rewarded for that. Even a smile can be a source of data. If people give you bad looks, smile at them, and it might change the hearts always be that flower that leaves the fragrance in the hand that crushes it. Be that flower, be that flower
and Islam will spread through you Insha Allah we will leave a great legacy in this land, and we will be a great source of peace and justice here. May Allah subhanaw taala accept from you may Allah makes you those beacons of light, which you are supposed to be walking through Dhawan Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen.
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