Channel: Ali Albarghouthi
Khutbah on honesty in a dishonest world.
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All praise and thanks belong to Allah the Most High. We thank him and we seek His help and aid and we asked him to forgive us. And we seek His protection from the evil of ourselves in the sins that we commit. Indeed, who serve Allah guides, no one can lead astray and who serve Allah leads astray no one can guide and I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah Hello. And then Mohammed Salah Allahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated. That religious innovation is a big
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The world that we live in today
is a world that
is a world that is largely built
Cheating, manipulating the truth and then peddling this
The structures that we have politically, are built on false hood politicians, misrepresenting reality making false promises and being elected
that are built on
false promises of the goods that they're selling.
False marketing, false promises,
where we pretend to be people who we are not.
And we sell that image to everybody around us.
It's a society. It's a world today that is largely built on dishonesty
lying to each other
whenever we can.
And the consequence of these lies are apparent around us people mistrusting each other's
political structures that are unstable, unsatisfactory economies that cannot sustain themselves
any general sense
of dissatisfaction that societies and Dr. rich person has, because he knows that what he's buying and what he's selling is not the truth and it does not satisfy or please or bring happiness
And when you think about it, Allah subhanho wa Taala did not want us to live this way.
And Allah had put high premium on honesty in the Quran and His Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam model this honesty in his life. In fact,
this entire religion is built on honesty.
You go to the Quran and you will find that Allah subhana wa Taala calls himself the most honest
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Who is more honest in speech than Allah subhanho wa Taala you really have to stop and consider what a lie is telling you there.
There is try to listen to anyone who's around you.
Any well spoken person,
anything that is written down from their words from their wisdom, Allah is saying that you're not going to find someone who is more honest, than a loss of Hannah without it because what Allah speaks, what Allah says, is the entire and complete truth. When we speak we exaggerate. When we speak, we miss out on some important details, we exclude them. We under represent, we forget, but when a law speaks, it is the entire complete, unvarnished truth that Allah is presenting to you. So when I was saying woman, as an ally, you feel that you're gonna go around and around and not find someone telling you the truth that you need, as well as Allah subhanho wa Taala.
So I was telling you, I'm giving you the entire truth. In fact, he had called this message
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the one who brings honesty and believes in it, believes in it. He
believes in the honesty that Allah Subhana which Allah revealed, these are the people of tequila, how does he bring honesty brings honesty in what he says.
And what he calls to, and his behavior and actions. This is jobs.
What are you calling people to honesty, the truth? No lies in it. No deception in it. But the complete truth I had come to me from a loss of Hannah what
I am telling you exactly what I believe and I'm modeling exactly what is inside of me. Job is safe, and he believes in it.
So Islam is honesty. Everything that Allah had revealed is honesty. Those are the people of taqwa. This is the path to the top of Allah subhana wa tada which is holding to honesty, in all aspects in all areas of life. And the opposite of that is what disbelieve in hypocrisy and built on a
who is more unjust,
or committed more of a crime than a woman who lies against the loss of Hannah watts. And belies the truth when it comes to him, belies in Islam when it preaches him. And he understand that these two things are connected.
When you deny the truth of Allah subhanho wa Taala in whole or in some or in some details. When you deny it, you've denied the truth What is remain for me and you when we do that is dishonesty and deception and lies.
That's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he spoke about the hypocrite and he said,
among the signs,
what makes a person a hypocrite? What he practices over and over until he or she they become a hypocrite. The most important of these signs is that when they speak, they lie.
And hypocrisy is the direct opposite of Islam and submission to Allah subhana wa Tada. So the Prophet sallallahu wasallam is telling you that disbelief
and hypocrisy is built on dishonesty. dishonesty when you speak dishonesty when you do dishonesty when you follow a particular lifestyle that contradicts what you claim to believe. That's the type of dishonesty
that's hypocrisy and this belief.
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when he speaks about the people that he loves in the Koran.
He highlights that attributes of honesty
He describes Ibrahim and he said, he said
he wasn't ready. He was
an exaggerated form of silk meaning that he believed in Allah Subhana who was Allah firmly, and then when he behaved the way that he lived, it just confirmed all of these beliefs, it did not contradict them. That is why also Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu was called a Sunday, not only because he believed without hesitation and without doubt with absolute certainty, that is there, but also because his life his actions do not contradict his beliefs. So there is so it is hard. Fear is set on his tongue, and there is certainly in his action.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was known for lowly as they could remember as being truthful.
Man, he's not mad, he can be bad, they did not encounter him lying once. Solidarity was enough. So they knew that whatever he said, was the truth as he believed in it.
It's not that they're accusing you of lying, even when they claim that you have lied to
them even when they claim that you have done they don't really believe that you've lied, because they know that you never lied. And that tells you that Islam is built on honesty.
The Prophet sallallahu Sallam
he did not hate anything, as much as he hated lying. When
a man or a person would lie in front of the prophets a lot he said would come at that at one time. familia de
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ha Toba to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would he still have something in his heart against this person.
He would not be fine completely fine with that person because of that lie that he had committed until he knows that he had repented from it.
There is a fee lies once and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam catches him telling a lie. He never goes back to the position where he was with the Prophet sallallahu he was
a prophet all the time will think this person likes
this person likes
to be attracted to a person who has the same attributes as he does. So he loves honesty and values honesty, he cannot be close to someone who likes Islam is not built on. hypocrisy is built on it. The hypocrites used to lie about the prophets a lot he was intimate about their email manava Sahaba.
So this person will not be fine with the Prophet and the problem will not be fine with him until he knows that he repented from that as to loss of forgiveness does not want to go back to it. Then he comes back to the same
position he had with the prophets of the Lord he was in
our praises the believers in the Koran.
When he says what
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and be their companion so that they remind you with their honesty that you should be honest all the time. When they speak. They only speak with honesty. And they watch what they're saying. When they do.
They say to themselves, because brothers, when we speak about honesty, a lot of times it's just what we think about is honesty in speech.
I'm just gonna be honest, when I say when I give promises, that is important. But that's not the total sum of honesty.
Honesty is also in your lifestyle.
Consider if you see a lot of feminine Rasulullah sallallahu use
the way that you live if it does not reflect this Shahada.
your lifestyle is dishonest.
Your choices at work at school, inside the home, with your family with your friends. If you say I believe that a lot created me and Allah have sent a message that is Islam through
Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the Prophet is my model.
If your life does not agree with this statement, it's a dishonest lifestyle. And in this honest choice, hypocritical innocence.
So Allah says Kunal Masada thing that is be like them and imitate them and do not stray away from them. Because if you are around people who are lying you will like like them.
If you are around people who will transgress against Allah subhanaw taala you will imitate them, and you will become a liar yourself. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, What about lying? What is
It says in the beginning of that Hadith,
just to confirm to all of us how lying is the basis of disbelief and deception in this rule today, and previously, lying leads to sin, I'll get a big deal. And
then when you lie, you're opening a door. And that door will lead you to greater sins, you may consider the light to be small, the contradiction in your life to be small. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is that when you live with your tongue, or with your hands, with your eyes, with your ears, all of these limbs like when you're committing a lie like that it is opening a door, and that is a door of sin. And if you open and continue to lie, it's opening greater and greater doors of sin
until you are in it.
You're not outside anymore, you're not outside looking on to the sin, you're inside that sin itself. Then the Prophet sallallahu wasallam says that this person is on a path
he will lie.
But he will not stop lying.
The world as we know today did not start with a big lie, but it starts with a smaller light.
And they keep increasing
and getting magnified greater and greater. Until such a time where all of these lies will be exposed in the world as we know collapses, because no system that is built on dishonesty can continue.
So he says he will continue to lie and seek lying until he will be written with a loss of Hannah watts and a liar. He will have a reputation with a law and their reputation is that he's a liar on this earth. And once that is firmly firmly written with a loss of power with data, it's only been a matter of time until that reputation on the truth will be that this person is also dishonest, and this person is a liar. And the contrast is clear. Because in the Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam also says
the honesty at all times even when it's difficult,
to be honest,
even rinnai gonna get as much money but you're still honest.
Even if you're not gonna read or be as popular, but you're still honest.
Allah is saying through his pockets to the law, he will send them a tool guide you it will open a door to righteousness. And the more that you're honest, the more righteous you are. And then when you're righteous that will take you in carrying you into into Jenna. And when you start with a dedicated intent to be honest, and you're honest, all the time,
you will be written with Allah subhanho wa Taala as the
the highest level of email that Allah has reserved for the believers of the prophets. So if you want to be
an agent of change in this world, you have to understand two things. That the religion of Allah subhana wa tada is really different
than this honest world that we're living in today and you have a choice.
You either gonna be a consumer of this dishonesty and a participant in it a propagator, any of it or you will embrace the honesty of Islam and the honesty of the revelation of Allah and live an honest life.
Honesty in your speech, honesty in your action, your lifestyle, hoping that Allah subhana wa without an only will he will save you from this dishonesty on this earth, but will make you an agent of spreading it and then eventually going into gender We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to make us of the people of gender to protect us from Hellfire amino bilall Amina hola hola todos de que La Nina
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This is what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the Hadith, so that when
once the Muslims were on now one of their husbands, and in one of those resting times
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had some booty from the battle, and he was distributing this among the Muslims. And among the Muslims was someone who was in the background. We don't know his name, and Arabi, a Bedouin, but he was with the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. And he was taking care of the animals. So someone brought him his share of the booty, and he says here, and he says, What is this?
And he says, This is from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam This is this and that. So this person takes this hobby takes this money back to the prophets on the low audio.
And he says Madhava Tabasco says, I didn't follow you for this.
Not for the sake of money. I didn't follow you for this.
Why number tobacco? Because he asked the Prophet What is this? Oh, profitable license. This is your share of the money. He says, I didn't follow you for this. Why? Number
he says, I followed you so that an error would be shot, flies in the air and will hit me in the face in the head right here.
That's why he followed you. I don't want anything else. No money, no property, no worldly gains, this is what I want.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him and he announces to us in tasuki, La Jolla. If you're honest, alone, we'll be honest with you. So when that battle restarted,
man was killed.
And they brought him to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And he said, What happened to him? He said prophet of Allah, he was shot with an arrow.
He said in that spot, they say in that smile that he pointed to
in the same exact spot.
So when they were offering janaza prayer for him, they said we heard the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam making dua for him. And he says part of what we heard is that
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a slave of yours, he had left he migrated for your sake.
And he was martyred. He achieved Shahada for your sake, and I'm a witness for him.
If you're honest,
if you want to really do something for Allah subhanho wa Taala and you're honest, it's coming really from your heart. Allah will be honest with you, Allah will give you that thing. If you're dishonest.
That's that's another equation. There's nothing there. But if you're dishonest if you say I want to worship Allah, I want to be close to Allah. I want to speak the truth all the time. I want to do want to live a lifestyle that really contradicts and betrays what I'm saying I believe in if you say that, if you're honest, Allah will be honest with you.
If you say that you want to achieve something and being gentle and you do your best, Allah will be honest with you.
Our problem is that we're being sucked into a dishonest world where we are projecting and saying and fabricating what is not true.
We have to escape from
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We chose Post truth
meaning that the truth does not matter in this world anymore. It's what do you feel? facts don't matter. You can fabricate information, it puts a person in office or takes them out of office moves economies or destroys economies, people are fabricating lies. And it doesn't matter whether these are lies or not. If you believe it to be true, it's true. If you don't believe in it, it does not matter. It's so subjective.
I did not create this role this way. I did not reveal his religion this way. I did not want to live want us to live this way. Allah says in the MENA region.
He says among the believers are those who were honest in the pledge that they were given to a loss of panel a dialogue and among the people who are passed away
And those who are still waiting, the fulfillment
of the promise that they've given to a law but the important thing is that the law they did not change, waiting. They did not change. We've all had given a pledge to Allah subhanho wa Taala
a pledge of La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah, all of us have given that pledge. All of us have given the pledge that ally is our Creator, and the poor Allah is the one that we worship, all of us have given the pledge that
he was lm is our guide. All of us have given that like, if you're a Muslim, you have to ask yourself, Am I living a double life?
Am I living a life that pays homage or respect, in part only to this belief, but also in other parts to other beliefs that contradicted that's a dishonest life. And how can we hold people to honesty and to the truth when we ourselves are not honest with ourselves? not honest with our religion, not honest in our actions, and honest in the way that we treat other people.
We're dishonest. Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, He can't even have he rewired in and you had deja vu Lima summer, this is an example. It's enough sin.
It's enough of a lie for a person to transfer, broadcast everything that they hear.
Think about everything that you forward to other people.
Think about all the information that you share with other people whether you know it's true or not. I heard it come to my attention, so and so is saying,
think about all of it. And that some of these things could be lies and fabrications and untruth.
And when you broadcast and share this with other people share a hobby that you don't know if it's authentic or not share an interpretation of an idea, you do not know if it's authentic or not share news about this shape or this person or that society, you don't know if it's authentic or not. And you forwarding that there is a guarantee from the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam, that if you do this, you're a liar.
And that you have committed a sin.
If you don't know, you don't share if you don't know you don't speak, you don't say what you do not know.
But dilutive de la, you stay close to the pledge that you've given a loss of kind of what's out there and you don't stray away from it. Leave it alone.
If you do that, then Allah will reward the artist because of their honesty.
So living in this dishonest type of world
it destroys our spirit that destroys our societies and read the news. It destroys cultures.
And it's incumbent upon us as Muslims to model this honesty,
to the people who say we believe in the truth.
And we actually live it.
And if there is a gap between what we say and what we do, we notice this gap, and we try to fix it.
So when you meet Allah subhanho wa Taala, you say, oh, but I mean, I was as honest as I can. And I was among the honest. And I thought honesty, and I did not surrender to the world of lies and cheating that was around me. And I tried to change it. That is the life of them.
And that's how we're supposed to be.
And this is your responsibility.
don't consume, don't consume and don't accept, accept this honesty around you.
don't tolerate it around you don't. Don't consume it in terms of what you watch and what you listen to. Don't accept it in your life.
Know that the one who knows the truth is not the one who would like like the one who doesn't know it. And you know it and if you know it, what is stopping you from following it and then what is stopping you from sharing it with others. So we ask Allah subhana wa Tada, Rahim to make us among those who pursue honesty,
and practice it and spread it to make us models of the honest people on this earth. To make us of those who fight dishonesty. Make us of those who rebel against this honesty and expose it for what it is and protect the servants of Allah from it and protect humanity from it. YOLO help us to speak the truth and to believe firmly in the truth and to actually practice
The truth your anatomy and do not make use of those who are hypocritical in their speech or in their in their actions. hypocritical in what they say they believe and then they follow something else. Make us era Ballymena. The people of highest of
all people have reached the highest levels of gender of those who truly follow your prophet Sall Allahu alayhi wa sallam, of those who really model their life after your Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and make his preaches of honesty. Teachers of honesty. People who live this honesty, people who teach it to their families, make our families honest families and our communities honest communities. Hello, Matt.
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