Lessons From Uhud
Channel: Ali Albarghouthi
Lessons from the battle of Uhud and wisdom that Muslims can learn from it individually and collectively
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In an hamdulillah Mohammed who wanna stay in one euro when the villa Himanshu Rory unforseen our car Dr. Molina May the healer who philomela woman you will follow the law. Why should the law whether it can or should not do what a pseudo sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam? I'm about to find a higher and higher deductible law. Hi Ron Howdy, howdy Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was Sharon Moody, to her wakulla
wakulla with the atom balada wakulla gonadotrophin now, we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala the most high and we seek His guidance and we ask for his forgiveness. And we seek His refuge from the evil of ourselves in the sense that we commit. Indeed, whomsoever Allah guides, no one can lead astray at home so ever Allah leaves this tree, no one can guide and a bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone and that Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah and the best of guidance is that a lot of us in them. And the worst of religious matters are those that are innovated and every religious innovation
is evident every bit dies misguidance every misguidance will be in Hellfire and bad.
One of the battles one of the greatest battles in the life of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and his companions that had great repercussions on the Muslims and continue continues to do so till today is the Battle of the hood.
And I want to focus on the Battle of the hood. Not on its details for today's hauteville but on it through the Quranic narrative through it Allah Subhana Allah tells us about it in the Quran. Because in it Allah subhanho wa Taala was teaching the Muslims a very valuable lesson. And in it Allah subhanho wa Taala is summarizing also our situation today.
And I begin here by Allah subhanaw taala his description of what happened in that battle. When he said in sort of Allah and Brian, all the areas of him sort of lm Ron, and you can read about it in Sharla. When you go home, to discover more about this battle. Allah says, what are
the who is the sooner home the evening
it says Allah indeed fulfilled his promise to you, when you were killing them by his permission. So here Allah is declaring to the Muslims that I had a promise, I gave you a promise. And you saw the fulfillment of that promise, when you are victorious against your enemies, you're killing them. And Allah added here, a very important condition and a declaration by his permission.
on your own, you won't be able to do it by his permission, you were able to, they could be 1000 and you could be 300, as in the Battle of better year could be 3000 you could be 1000 as in the Battle of you could be victorious against them, so like gave you the promise, and he fulfilled it for you. But there's something happened that stopped this
do you mean by the Morocco, boom.
What happened is that this promise continued to be fulfilled until you lost your courage for Shilton and disputed amongst yourself.
About the command of Mohammed Sal, Allahu Allahu Allah, he was seldom, because he had given his soldiers, those on top of the mountain, clear instructions, even if you saw us being picked up by the birds being killed, wiped out, do not leave your posts.
Do not leave it. But when you disputed the command of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam what I'll say to and then you disobeyed, after he had shown you what you love.
That's the Prophet Allah subhana wa tada assessment of what happened in the battle. And we will discover very soon why this happened. But I asked you does not this also represent what is happening or what happened to the Muslims, that Allah had fulfilled his promise to the Muslims, and he gave them power and he gave them victory and he gave them honor on this earth. But it did not last when did it stop hotter either exactly for shelter modernization to fit embryofetal
you disputed the commands of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam and before that the commands of Allah, and you just obeyed, after Allah had shown you
and the favor of Allah upon someone who had shown him his favors. The responsibility of such a person is greater than the person who didn't see the fulfillment of the prophets of Allah, if I'm not promised you, he said, spending my sake and that will give you that Allah had given you then you become stingy after you are more at fault then a person who did not see any fulfillment, right? Because you have proof. You have proof you've lived the proof. And if you go and ask and investigate the history of the Muslims, Do you have proof that when they obeyed Allah subhana wa Tada.
Allah fulfill his promise to them, but when they disobeyed Him and His Prophet, and they left his command behind
that promise, no longer found that audience, those people who could carry it and why did that happen?
nikuman Yuri to dunya amico My God, dude.
among you are those who want to do Nia, this life that's what they desire. And among you are those who want the hero
of the Lord, no muss ODE said. He said, if somebody had asked me before that Allah said it.
I would have sworn that every and each one of us wanted the IRA
I would have swore that every and each one of us wanted Allah subhanaw taala but when Allah said it, it appeared that this still hidden inside despite that they came out to fight and they were willing to sacrifice and lose their life that some of them still want it still inside the dunya
and Allah subhanho wa Taala then says some Masada C'mon homely Italia como la Franco, then Allah subhana wa Taala turned you away from them after that you will victorious he turned you away from them and give victory to them over you to test you.
And you will see in sha Allah What does that test entails and what it leads to on why it happens. what are called alpha I'm coming he had forgiven you.
Someone else that has an anniversary, Rahim Allah. He said How did he forgive them and 70 of them were killed and the messengers A lot of you sent him was injured and he fell into a ditch and how did he forgive them he said if he did not forgive them, he would have wiped them out completely.
And someone commenting on this he says, this was the Messenger of Allah subhanho wa Taala within our the area of Allah subhanho wa Taala the best of this oma the lions of this oma and because of one mistake, they were killed, and they were injured, and they were fell under great distress.
And one of us today commits what Allah only knows of since then he puts his nice clothes on and he says, I'm fine.
Then that person says and he will know.
He will find out if he's fine or he's not fine.
That is we have to be afraid of Allah subhanho wa Taala
not commit whatever we think is alright. And think we still are fine with Allah. And if Allah subhanho wa Taala, if you do sin, if you commit sins, and Allah subhana wa Taala does not wake you up, does not punish you for them does not remind you, then you have to be fearful more so that if he punishes you, because then Allah subhanaw taala means that he had neglected you that he had left you to yourself that he had left you to your sins, that the heart might be dead. But when he punishes when he reminds that they means that Allah subhana wa tada loves you and He wants you back
and allow them to pan or Italian continues with the description and they want you to imagine then what Allah describes that the the frantic
Right situation then it's just I do know that aluna Allah Howdy, Rosario, confu Huracan. This is when you ran away.
You ran away you're looking left or right, to save your lives.
And the Prophet is calling you from the back the left the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in the back, he was facing the enemy.
Right? So they fled. Imagine this right the enemy was attacked, they fled. And the prophet who stood his ground and around him was only few people. And if we had time, we could go through the number of people who went to defend the Prophet sallallahu Sallam one by one and each one of them was being killed one by one sacrificing themselves, just standing between him and the enemy, because they were shaking the non believers reach him, reach the prophets of Allah said I mean I want you to imagine this. Here is the leader of the enemy army. prophets are using them for the machine right? If you kill him, if you just kill him, everything is done. You have one and individual Muslims are standing
between him somebody will send them and death one after the other one after the other.
Then Allah subhana wa Taala says kumaun billon.
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then Allah subhana wa Taala made you taste distressed upon distress. Why I will explain soon as Allah said, but he made it to the tastes distress upon distress, what is the distress they lost this poison for which they broke the command of Allah subhana wa Taala for and that teaches us one lesson. If you disobey Allah Subhana Allah for something alone make you lose it.
You lose it. they disobeyed for the spell of spoils of war for the booty of war, and they lost it. So that's one distress. Another distress is the killing and the injuries that had the word afflicted and visited upon them. And the greatest distress that made them forget about all other distress is the rumor that the shade pond spread that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was killed.
Mohammed was killed.
So that when they found out that he actually salami was sent him was still alive, they forgot about all other distress.
Before the forgot about the initial defeat, they forgot about their own injuries. They forgot about their own dead relatives. And they were happy that at least hammered Somali we send them this is not dead, not everything is lost.
But why did this happen?
so that you are not sad?
Because of what escapes you
or befalls you.
And this is a loss of no data is giving or teaching the Muslims of that time and the Muslims have today a lesson? Why does Allah subhanho wa Taala send distress your way? Why does he test you? Why does he afflict you? Why does he take things away from you, because it's a training process. Because Allah is teaching. And when you lose, whether it's something that you wanted, and you didn't get,
or something you didn't want, and it came anyway, something you lost something you didn't get whatever it is, Allah Subhana Allah is telling you, I wanted to teach you the true value of this life.
And that everything happens in it. And that loss is a feature of this life. So when this happens, and when you train yourself, you allow yourself to be trained by Allah subhanho wa Taala, for your spirit to be uplifted, then you're not going to be sad about things that don't come your way. Because it's only dunya dunya comes in dunya goes, you'll not be sad about things that will afflict you and test you about disease, about poverty about this and that because dunya comes and then dunya goes that is its nature.
So I'm going to send this your way. So learn from it, because nothing less.
And then Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us
about something that happened after
and tells us about a great benefit of these afflictions because these afflictions these tests have Why did this happen to the Muslims? Why is it even happening to the Muslims? What's the benefit of these things? Allah subhanaw taala will explain as as we move on into the eyes
of Allah subhanaw taala says
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And there's a beauty to the ironic contrast between two groups.
Among the Muslims,
he says, and then after the distress, he sent upon you, security and peace in the form of drowsiness, the beginning of sleep
that had befallen
a group among you.
And he doesn't describe this group because he's going to describe the next group and by contrast, you can know who the first group is.
And lots of other Mohammed's A lot of you send them like somehow he's saying that we could barely hold the swords in our hand, because our heads kept falling. All of us were almost asleep at the time of the battle. Why did Allah subhanaw taala Satan said that, that's part of His mercy.
When you're when you're about to meet your enemy, and your heart is pounding, and you might be dying anytime. Can you imagine somebody falling asleep at that moment?
It can't happen unless Allah wants what
you know, to send the security and peace
to relieve your pain and distress.
So they were falling asleep.
And I've noticed, he says, falling asleep at that point, at those moments in that type of situation is from Allah subhana wa adad. Falling asleep when you're praying
is from the shape one, this is the opposite. Right?
But there's lesson there. from Allah.
The lesson there is go forth.
If you want to sacrifice for Allah sake, go and sacrifice for Allah sake. Don't be afraid. Because Allah aid is near.
Allah as aid is near Allah's mercy unless care is near. The only thing that you need to do is actually venture out and say to Allah, I am willing to sacrifice I'm going to give for Allah. And when you do that, Allah Allah sees it from you, then Allah will take care of the rest.
In means and in ways that you did not anticipate in means and in ways that supersede that are far beyond what you can imagine. But Alice care is there, whether he sends the angels to fight with the believers, will we send sleep to help you or he throws fear in the heart of your enemy, whatever it is, Allah subhanho wa Taala will take care of you. And there's lesson in that for every and each one of us in our daily life. And in the oma
do what Allah wants. And Allah will aid you and help you and will take care of you.
But then there's another group and I will leave the other group in sha Allah for the next thought about a photo he had was that little lolly Allah confessed.
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the second group of law says about auto metal and first of whom you have a new
Ninja helia this other group did not receive the security from Allah subhanho wa Taala. They were worried about themselves.
What is going to happen to us? Are we going to die or are we going to live we shouldn't have left Medina we should have stayed this we shouldn't have listened to the Council of other Muslims unfollowed Mohammed sallallahu and he was sitting them
so they were worried about themselves and met him because their selves were move him to them, whatever is more important is the thing that gives you distress, right? It occupies you that is what is more Hinman Arabic It gives him so what is more hint to them, what gave them him is their own selves. Now the religion of Allah, they weren't worried about the Prophet of Allah sallallahu Sallam or the other Muslims, but their own selves. Now because they were worried about their own selves, the security did not come to them.
So they were wide awake,
because they were afraid. Allah Subhana Allah did not secure them. And the contrast here is amazing. If you were worried about Muhammad Ali was telling him about the religion of Allah, Allah send the security upon you and he relieved you of your pain and he took care of you. If you read about yourself, it actually prevented that blessing from Allah subhanaw taala from visiting you.
So the more that you are worried about yourself, the less less secure you will be. And the more that you're worried about what Allah subhanaw taala is worried about or is wants you to be concerned
then allowance and security upon your testimony to the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that says, who's ever concerned is in the hereafter.
He's worried about his will and his hereafter what's going to happen in it? Allah will take care of his dounia and his concerns in this dunya
however is concerned about what happens to him in this dunya Allah subhanho wa Taala will leave him to his concerns
and he will be tortured by them. And that is an example.
And what happened to them is that as Allah says, you have a Luna Bella here.
They think their opinion of Allah subhana wa Taala is opposite the truth. It is the thought the opinion of J helia. No luck continues in the ayah yo Luna Locanda Nana mina lumbridge a patina hoonah they say if we had control over this food this up to us, we would not be killed here. So what is this one Lj helia.
That prevents the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala it's either
the hypocrites who are saying Mohammed will never win.
And Allah's victory is not going to come or others who are saying we should have stayed in Medina we should not have come out. This decision was bad, we should not have been here if we were back in Medina we would not be killed.
We would not be tested like this.
And Allah Subhana Allah says two things he says only in the number of Kula holder Do not forget that all this all what happens is by Allah plan, it all, all of it belongs to him. None of it belongs to you. And then he says, are local people you tickle Nevada, Latina, koulibaly, human kutlu in amavasya him say and this is very powerful, even if he stayed at your own homes. Those who are destined to die would go out to their deathbeds.
It wasn't going to protect you anyway. If Allah has destined that you were supposed to be killed.
as in no claim says, is thinking about Allah subhanho wa Taala things that are not befitting of him. And because of what do we don't have time I just want to emphasize one of them. He says Cooney abou Anoma poster hockey, we're not bovada who in demo, hey, Mala. It says most humans think that they've not been treated equitably by Allah subhanho wa Taala. They think that now that they have not been treated justly by Allah Subhana Allah that they deserve more than what Allah has given them. And when they compare themselves to other people, they say, this person doesn't deserve it. Why not me? I deserve more than he has. I deserve more than what he is doing. Allah is not just with me. He says
a number Rahim Allah except very few. And that is similar a type of one Jay Z as the type of engineer that Allah subhanaw taala is talking about thinking that Allah is not going to give his victory to the Muslims, or thinking that those who obey Allah Subhana Allah will not be victorious eventually are thinking that Allah is not going to come to their aid or to your aid if you obey Him, or thinking that if you give sadaqa in money that Allah will not give it back or bless it, or thinking that if you're not going to leave something for the sake of Allah, that Allah is not going to bless you. Or thinking that if you are just or if you are kind, that you're going to lose
something in this dunya or thinking that Allah took something from you, but you deserve it. And a lot was not fair with you, or thinking that Allah subhanaw taala love someone else more than you because he had given him more dunya than you.
All that is done with JD and all that stuff's in the way of your relationship with Allah subhana wa tada and blocks the mercy of Allah coming your way.
And I will start with the Hadith of the messengers of Allah you it was a mixed bag, I actually do have these very quickly. The first one, and I will say it only in English. The first one says that the shaitaan had sat or sits down at the path of the stress of the son of Adam, and all of his paths that lead him to Allah. So he'll sit at the path of Islam. When he wants to accept Islam, he will say, Are you going to leave your religion and the religion of your parents and the parents of your parents
aside and accept something new? If he disobeyed him, and he wants to migrate for the sake of Allah, he'll say, Are you going to leave your land and your sky and migrate to a new land? If he disobeyed him and migrates? He says, Are you going to and he wants to fight for the sake of Allah and God says, Are you going to fight and lose your life and who's going to take care of your families and your wealth will be distributed, and if he disobeyed him and he fights, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, if he then dies, he dies and he goes to heaven.
And we think that you want to do
The shaytan is standing there to block you. And he's going to give you 1,000,001 excuses not to do it. And that's the promise of the shaytaan.
And that's the next idea, the next Hadith, the Prophet sallallaahu, Selim says and it's an authentic hadith, he says, In Alicia Tawny limit can be of any other mode in medical ama, the shaytaan has an influence on the child of Adam, and also the Malak. The angel has an influence. So each one of you will receive influence from a bond and an influence from Allah, you want to know how to distinguish them.
He says, All you send them the influence of the shavon is promising evil, promising destitute, and this believing in the truth
and the influence of the melech is believing in the truth and promising righteousness and good from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So if you find that in your heart, know that this is from Allah and praise Allah for it and thank him, but if you find the other one is from the Shaitaan. So seek Allah's refuge from the shaytaan so whenever you're walking whenever you're thinking, and you begin to think that unless promises not right, unless promises not going to be fulfilled, it's better to work for this dunia, forget about the hereafter.
No, it's coming from the sheath on and seek Allah's refuge from it. But when you are sitting, walking or thinking and you know, unless promise is true, and it will be fulfilled, and whatever law said is true, and I should work for a lot and struggle for Allah and I will give my life for Allah subhanho wa Taala. And you find that coming from your heart, know where it's coming from. An angel is aiding you and is helping you and immediately say it hamdulillah behind me.
So as Allah subhanho wa Taala to make use of those who praise him for the promise of the angel and seek His refuge from the promise of the shade bond. While we as we seek your proper use from the evil thoughts about you, while we seek refuge from suspicious thought about you, while I make use of those who believe in your promise, while I make use of those who believe in your promise will make us of those who believe in your promise, and you will love we seek your refuge from the whispers of the shaytaan Allah we seek your refuge from the whispers of the same time, while we seek your refuge from the whispers of the chiffon or Allah we asked you for all the good in this life and in the
Hereafter, and we seek your refuge from all evil in this life and in the Hereafter. And we asked you for heaven and everything that brings us near to it. And we seek your refuge from Hellfire and everything that brings us near to it. And we asked you for the best that your Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam had asked you for and we seek your refuge from the words that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam had sought refuge from a lower mainland as a local Heroku and becoming a shelter equally when it's a local
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