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and how important that is for Muslims.
And I understand that we understand it's both on a religious level, but also on a common sense level, we understand that unity is a must. Success and strength require unity, any population, any group of people who want to accomplish something, understand that one individual is always weaker than two, three is always better than two typically. All right. So there is strength in numbers. And if you want to accomplish something great in this life, you want to be united, as a group, as a nation, as an OMA, as a people of faith, whatever it is, you want to accomplish. nations that are strong, are what? Typically united, they're not divided against each other. So they have done
something so that they would have a common goal, and they are working towards that common goal. So I want to talk to us in sha talk to you in sha Allah tonight about unity, in a sense, its importance, but also some of the things that we can do in sha Allah to enhance it. Like that is you are required to do something about it. Yeah, I'm talking about you, every and each one of you. So I'm not saying here unity. Well, I mean, we're not united, and then I'm blaming someone somewhere in the Muslim world, or someone somewhere here in the Western world. And that is why we're not united. And so there's nothing I can do about it. Yeah, there are people that we can blame. But there is something
that you can do. So I want us in sha Allah maybe to come out tonight, thinking about some of the things that we can do so that we can enhance something that Allah Zoda loves. And when you think about it, unity is one of the objectives of the Sharia, meaning that Allah has Zota wants to establish unity through what he had revealed.
So give you a few examples. And these examples are plane.
Sometimes when you visit the plane, you rediscover what's really behind it. So the five Solas
let's talk about men, let's see the recommender an obligation for them to pray it in the masjid right.
Now, Allah azza wa jal could have said to men
prayed at home, which is easier. Home and the masjid
home? Do you think about it? Why is it that Allah had asked men to come five times a day to the masjid so that we all pray at the same time in the same place where they could have been doing it in the comfort of their own home whenever they wanted within the timeframe of the Salah.
that Allah has Zota obligated those 29 or 30 days, all Muslims, all Muslims, too fast them at the same time.
Sometimes it's easier not to do that in the summer. Right? If Allah had said just fast any 30 days consecutive or not within that'd be easier.
But why all at the same time, where there's ease in it as well when others are doing it around you.
If Allah wanted us to do hajj, he could have said what perform Hajj whenever you can go
and that would actually relieve the congestion
in Mecca and Medina right? Well then it should be easier. So why at the same time
and then SEC Of course.
So when you look at all of this, and then other many other rulings in Islam, you find that ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala is bringing through his commands as Muslims together.
So here the question to you is, what happens when you bring Muslims together Same time, same place, they are performing the same ad, the same rituals, what happens?
I'm asking you,
Unity happens, because bonds start developing. They know each other, just by the fact that doctors have something in common with other doctors, engineers, with other engineers, students with other students because it's the same profession that are the same place experiencing the same thing. So when that happens to you, you're praying at the same time experiencing the same thing like your brother like your sister and so on and so on. Then a unity develops an identity a common identity develops between all of you. And so you understand that Allah azza wa jal loves this and that's why he commands many of these rituals to be performed at the same time. In addition to the fact that
Allah azza wa jal explicitly commands this unity in the Quran. While Tasneem will be heavily la Hitomi, I will add. When Allah says you Wait, hold on, all to the rope of Allah and do not divide.
The rope of Allah being
As the in the tafseer the Quran or you can say that it's the Sharia everything that Allah azza wa jal revealed anything that pleases Allah. So hold on to the rope of Allah and do not do divide. What Curonian Mata Allahu La comida Kuntum either and Verbena Kulu become for us baton Bina Mati Juana, then Allah who reminds our predecessors, the companions of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had experienced two stages the pre Islamic animosity, and the post Islam when they accepted Islam,
love and brotherhood. So he says and remember, Allah's blessings upon you when you were before were enemies.
And then Allah brought your hearts together I and through the Name of Allah, you became brothers.
tribes that used to go to war with each other, each had a blood, there was a blood feud between them. They hated each other so much that unity was not conceivable. You could not conceive that Arabia at one point could be united, that they could actually work together.
And Allah azza wa jal said in another eye, our LFO by noccalula him, it says Allah azza wa jal brought their whole hearts together, no un* their method already Jamie I met a leftover in equilibrium, wala Qin Allah, Allah Urbino were you to spend everything on the face of this earth to bring their hearts together, you would not be able to do so. But Allah did it.
That is if you think about it, in today's terms that if Allah were to give you here is every penny on the face of this earth. And he or those people try to bring them together. And so you hire experts and PR x cap experts and then you researchers, and Institute's and media and all of that and Allah saying, if you were to use all of that, you would not be able to bring their hearts together. But who did that? Allah azza wa jal
that is a NEMA.
And that is why they were able to achieve what the iveragh Were they were able to achieve because they were together behind Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa salam.
So this is something that Allah loves and there are many other ideas in the Quran. Maybe we'll get to some of them or maybe insha Allah you know, I'll leave you with Nila, as you read the Quran to encounter them. Now, if unity is so important, how do we realize this unity?
And how do we protect it and how do we realize it and how do we go about strengthening that unity? All we need to understand certain things.
certain points, the first one in sha Allah is
how can we be united? What is the thing that unites us all?
The thing that really brings most unity and if you're going to live in sha Allah tonight with something I want you to remember this
is the obedience of Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa alayhi wa sallam.
So for instance, when Allah azza wa jal says while Thea Allahu Allah to rasool Allah, Allah and Aza or FATF Shoalwater, the hurry hookworm, it says obey Allah and obey His messenger.
If we just stop here before he explained the rest, if you were to obey Allah, if all of us under this umbrella, big umbrella that we call Islam, the Sharia of Allah azza wa jal of all of us obey Allah and obey the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, without hesitation, without rejecting something and accepting another without dividing the books into parts, parts that suit us and part that we neglect or ignore or reject, but apply all of Islam all of us together, will we not be united?
What do you think?
Right? Do you believe this, that all of us will believe the same thing more or less, all of us will be doing the same thing more or less, all of us will have the same objective and all of us will be working towards it. That means that will be united.
And Allah then continues and says well that to NASA and do not fight and quarrel with each other FATF Shalu and so you will fail and your power will leave you. That is as soon as you start quarreling and fighting with each other. And differences are of types and sha Allah Allah will explain but he says when you start fighting and dividing like that, you will fail. And whatever power you have, that will leave you.
So the greatest divide happens when you disobey Allah and disobey His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because then this group who had obeyed Allah would say we have this is what do we have to do?
and the other group that disobeyed Him would disagree with them. And so there will be conflict.
Right? disagreement, and then disunity.
So real unity comes
from the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, this is how it happened in the beginning of Islam.
And you will see in many examples throughout human history that Muslims started fighting with each other, the last, the blessing, the baraka of unity. When they disobeyed Rasulullah, sallAllahu, alayhi, wasallam, during his life, or after his death, when that happens, then that thing that gave them power left them. So the example
a very, you know, subhanAllah easy to see example. And this is why it happened during the life of the prophet Sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, so that Muslims living then could see it, and we could see it as well, is the battle.
Right. And the battle overhead if you think about it, it really summarizes the entirety of human history of Islamic history till today.
That is, how do they start the battle had more Muslims winning or not?
They were winning, right?
And so they were strong or not. They were strong. So this is how it started.
And then, when when the archers disobeyed a direct command from rasool Allah, He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they left their positions and came down from the mountain. What happened?
It turned around, and they ended up losing that battle, a lot of Muslims dying. So the strength that they had at the beginning of the battle, what happened to it? It left that the early victory was lost. What was the cause?
Disobedience of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so Allah who wanted to show Muslims then and Muslims here now is that when you disobey Him, salAllahu alayhi wasallam in his commands, Allah takes that victory that power away from you, you lose it
is as simple as that.
It goes away.
And if they were to continue to listen to him, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, what would happen is that they would have won that battle, because this is where the, where the battle was heading.
And they're in the AI is where it was talking about the Battle of Allah azza wa jal says, Minko, my god to dunya. When we come, a God will,
among you are those who desire the earth era, and those who desire the dunya meaning during that battle,
you have two different intentions. And this is what I'm talking about.
obeying Allah and His Messenger, sallallahu alayhi wasallam, not only obeying them in commands, but obeying them and objectives. So if we are in this masjid, or you think about the OMA or Muslims in this country, and if you had some of us, desire in Allah and the hereafter, and some of us working, but desiring the dunya, would we be able to come together,
the intentions are completely different and divergent completely. That is a person who desires Allah and the hereafter, they may be willing to compromise and let their let go of their own rights and not assume positions of power and not be compensated or adequately compensated for whatever they have done. They could live with all of this, because they expect what something from Allah as origin, even if there is loss, they can bear that loss for the sake of Allah, they can live with sacrifice for the sake of Allah, a person who is working for the hero for the dunya what do they do? They compete and vie for power, they try to get wealth, they try to get recognition,
they will not sacrifice because there is no need to sacrifice because there is no value in it. So there has begun to be clash.
So wanting Allah subhanho wa Taala is the remedy. And the path to unity, and wanting the dunya is the path to disunity and disagreement.
So the first thing that will establish unity in a Muslim community, and worldwide is the obedience of Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
The second point in Sharla that I want to share with you is that well, disagreement is natural, isn't it?
It's natural that we would disagree, right?
But there are types of disagreements that are acceptable
and types of disagreements are unacceptable.
So let's talk about first the unacceptable disagreements or divisions.
So, if I divide
based on color, or ethnicity, or age, or gender,
or geography or lineage, would any of that be acceptable?
Would any of that
be pleasing to Allah xojo? No. And yet what happens is that we do it right. We do that, that is we divide and rather than use the scale that Allah has,
what should what is what how does Allah azza wa jal value people based on what? Based on Toccoa how close they are to him? subhanho wa Taala This is how Allah subhanho wa Taala values a human being not based on anything else, because anything else and everything else simply was given to you? Or does not matter in the sight of Allah azza wa jal meaning either. He didn't do anything to earn it. Did you do anything to earn being a man or a woman? Or your color or your height? Or your weight? Or your parents? Or the money that your parents gave you? Did you earn any of that? Or even if you earned your money, and your degree and your status in society, does this matter in Allah sight? It
really doesn't. We're only matters is taqwa, yet you find that Muslims actually Muslim world and even here, we also divide like that.
So when I want and I don't mean here, for instance, that there I have a sub community and in my sub community, I do actually go out with them and eat out with them and talk to them. Because we have a common language common food common this common that this is natural, it could happen. But when you start favoring them, over others, pushing them to the forefront over others simply because of what you share with them and not because of Taqwa. Then you're committing an act of Jehovah, and you're dividing the Ummah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, right here right now.
This is what I'm talking about. I can't just complain about people over there. I have to also look at what we're doing here. So when I for instance, favor my own people, my own color, my own gender, my own profession, or think that I am better because I belong to them than anybody else. You are applying a satanic standard, not the standard of Allah azza wa jal Why am I calling it a satanic standard? Because who did who did that?
and a person who's doing this is following the footsteps of the shaytaan and that's why the OMA starts dividing. And subhanAllah you see this? You see this in the Muslim world as well as you see it here. Subhanallah I'm always baffled by the fact that you have two Muslim countries the leaders fight what happens with the population
what happens if you know they start fighting What's the matter with you? Okay, they're fighting fine. They don't like each other fine. Why are you fighting? And they really go after each other you know, your country your food there aren't they're attacking each other's honor. All right, you're this you're this You're that until the wound is really deep until you can't stand them anymore. And now Subhanallah before you know Eastern westward divided in the Muslim world right now it's not countries and now even within the same country people don't don't like each other within the same country.
And that is the plot of the shaytaan by the way, because the shaytaan starts okay hate him.
But like like the purse like your neighbor but hate that guy over there. And then once you hate that person, he will turn against
the neighbor, hate your neighbor and will keep dividing you you you until there is nobody left.
So a satanic standard because it is the shaytaan who said Carla Anna Hi Ramona halacha numina you know, HELOC the home is clean. He says, I am better than he is. You created me from fire you and you created him from mud I'm better because of where I come from. And Allah azza wa jal because of that demoted him for more he was out of heaven and into hellfire.
So if we want to unite the Ummah of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in the masjid,
outside the masjid, I cannot classify the Muslims. According to color, according to wealth, according to race, according to
A property according to geography, I can't classify them like that. Sometimes Subhanallah people polarize based on messages or based on scholars, you know, like, our Masjid here and our Masjid is better than that other Masjid. As if like not all these messages are the houses of Allah azza wa jal or if I like a particular person, a particular scholar,
global or local.
I have so I developed so much allegiance to him, and your allegiance primarily shoot you could like one of you whoever you want, as long as they are pleasing to Allah as if you like them, love them and that that's not an issue. But your allegiance should be to whom?
To Allah azza wa jal to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to the truth wherever the truth may take you and he must understand that no matter who you like, and how much you like them, they have to earn make a mistake, because they're eventually are what
humans, they're humans.
Do you think for instance, if I speak to you here for a week, I'm not going to make a mistake?
I have to I have to, I hope I didn't do anyone so far. Right? Okay, I said a week or so, like I was saying, okay, not an hour okay. So now we, so, if you have to, so if your allegiance is to one single beings, one single human being other than Muhammad sallahu Silla, but to one single human being, you are bound to commit yourself to falsehood at one point or another, maybe the person who had actually said it is excused mistake an honest mistake, we're all make honest mistakes, but you hold on to that mistake after your knowing that it's a mistake just because I love so and so. So you are dividing the amount Mohammed solids and I'm just because I like this person more than I liked
the other person. So our allegiance should be to the truth wherever it takes you. And after that love whomever you want, how much however much you like them. But don't divide the OMA because of this color. Or because of that day or because of this person.
Taqwa is always your compass is always your guide.
And then see how you treat Muslims around you. And let that be a test. Sometimes it hamdulillah listening dismissed. It is diverse, but you know, test yourself. Like if somebody new comes to the masjid and he looks like you and you expect him to look like you? Do you greet him?
But if he doesn't you don't you think about it. Like if he comes you thought you suppose Oh, he's gonna he seems like he looks like me is going to talk my speak Mike language. He comes from my area. So you just go and you make an effort to introduce yourself and talk to them. But if not, you completely ignore them.
And some people they come to the masjid sometimes, hopefully not this one Insha Allah, then you come to a new masjid. And they leave out complaining that it nobody paid attention to me they actually are, they were a bit rude. They were a bit rude.
So consider how we treat other Muslims. And what that tells us about how we value each other. And how actually united we want to be when we actually fail to realize it in in a small environment that we have.
So we said disagreements are not all alike. So there are disagreements in religion and disagreement and religions inshallah we can divide them for simplicity into ones that are justified and ones that are unjustified, the unjustified ones. Meaning if somebody opposes something so clear in the Quran, so clear in the Sunnah of the Prophet Sal, Allahu Allahu Allahu wa salam, that would be an unjustified disagreement. And we're not asked to tolerate that disagreement. We have to be firm, not rude, firm in a certain way, the truth is, but at the same time, kind and patient and gentle in teaching them what the truth is. So if somebody says, for instance,
I'm not going to accept the son of Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I don't trust Hadith altogether, I'm just going to take the Quran. Is this an acceptable disagreement?
It's not an acceptable disagreement. If somebody says, I'll take the Quran, but I'll interpret the Quran the way I decide to interpret it. I'm not going to pay attention to any sunnah or to any Sahaba or to what the scholars said before. Whatever it means, to me is what it means. Is that acceptable? That's not if somebody says, I'm not sure about the companions of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, whether they are worthy of respect and thought of the whether we should pray for them, I have serious doubts about them, I hit so and so and so and so and so and so, is this an acceptable disagreement? So there are some foundations, some foundations, hijab is not an obligation
is not an
acceptable disagreement, Salah is not an obligation is that an acceptable disagreement? That's not acceptable. So we have basics foundations that form what we are. And people Subhanallah go to extremes go to extreme symptoms, there are people who want us to be united. So as long as you say that you are Muslim, they don't care what else you believe after that. As long as you say you're a Muslim, they see that's fine, then don't talk about anything else beyond that, because this person will be upset and this will person will be angry. And if you talk about al Qaeda, it will, you know, spread disunity among us, so we're not going to touch these issues.
For in order for you to actually be united, you need something to unite on. Right? Like, can I unite with you, and we disagree on 99% of things. Why is that unity can come from, we need a foundation, we need an objective, we need a goal, we need a mechanism that helps us reach it. So the basics are the things that actually keep us together. If there are no basics, how can we be how can we stay together? If I and you disagree on what the Quran means? How can we have a conversation? If I and you do not agree on the Hadith? How can we have a conversation, unite on what and towards what.
So these basics are important. And we cannot ignore them. We cannot sweep them under the rug and say as long as you are Muslim, than everybody is Muslim, we are gonna accept your claim that you are Muslim. But if you say something that is wrong, that contradicts these basics, we have to tell you that no, you're wrong. And this is what the truth is. And we'll be patient in sha Allah and I said in kind and gentle in teaching you because we need to be so. And this time and age, because there are people have a lot of doubts in their minds. And they need time to learn Islam. So firm with the truth but also gentle and teaching it. Now, there are justified disagreements, justified
is when you have disagreements in things that are minor, not basics, not foundational. Most of these things are in fact, in practice.
And these things, if you go back in Islamic history, you will find that the scholars have disagreed over them for a long, long time. And you look at it today, and you will have scholars of repute, learned scholars, well intentioned scholars, sincere scholars as much as we as far as we can tell, who also disagree over them. And this is part of human nature, that you can look at these things that are not absolutes in the Quran, and the Sunnah, and you will have different opinions about them. So that is not a cause for me to disagree with you and you with me if we adopt different stance on them. It's not a cause, and we should not divide because of it. But we should recognize
that we can have a conversation if we wish to have a conversation, but I'm not going to hate you because of it. And you're not going to hate me because of it. Because historically, it has always been the case. And in reality now, people still the scholars themselves still disagree over these things. And we're not supposed to divide over that. And Rasulullah he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us that, and the Sahaba of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us that, that they did not look at all types of disagreement the same.
Some were serious, and some are just natural human proclivity. Some people have more understanding some less, Allah guides a person in this issue, but he did not guide another a person put an effort here, but not as much as the other person. So diversion there is natural and is acceptable. So here, you have to distinguish between these two. So either in sha Allah, you have the knowledge to be able to distinguish. Or you say to yourself, Well, is this issue a foundational basic issue that I need to really take a stand on? Or is it one that belongs to this acceptable divergence of opinion? If you do not know, then ask that people have knowledge, you say, Is this really important? Or is it
acceptable? Scholars have disagreed over this so that I should know what the truth is, but then move on and understand that my brother my sister, standing right next to me, may not agree with me. But both of us can live with that difference.
You need to ask the people of knowledge. And here also, what's important brothers and sisters, is to always submit to Allah azza wa jal internally, and not to follow however,
because sometimes, the issue is not about knowledge.
The issue is about injustice that follows
so the people of the book as Allah azza wa jal describes them
in the Quran that were not there for Rocco he they did not divide 11 by the major formula, except after knowledge had come to them by the end Boehner home out of injustice out of transgression,
that is jealousy,
envy, and with the Sheikh was talking about gossip, rumors, tail bearing backbiting all these things. Divide in mind, divide a population, divided community.
So one thing that you can do to stop the spread of that division is justice and good manners. That is, even if I have a conflict with you, you've said something bad and insulted me or this or that. Even despite the fact that I have friction with you.
And may I may have some you know, hatred because of what happened. I still have to deal with you with justice. I can't believe lies.
I can if I hear something bad about you be happy and spread it just because I now I have a chance for a payback.
I can't when I sit, attack you behind your back.
Allah azza wa jal commands Justice even with non Muslims, even when non Muslims who have committed acts of violence against you. While he remained no commissioner and Coleman Allah Allah de la, Acropolis Taqwa he says Do not let the hatred of people push you to commit injustice No, stay adhere to, to, to justice. It is closest to Taqwa.
So, sometimes Subhanallah you find it between students of knowledge or sometimes between people, they start to argue.
And then as that argument develops, and sometimes the argument starts small, but as their argument develops, they start hurling insults at each other. And then they start cursing and insulting each other. This could happen just between people like you and me.
And then believing lies about each other. And then you Subhanallah route rallying and people you're on my side and you are on his side. And again, we divide the amount Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because of lack of manners and lack of justice. And if I were actually to be humble, and keep the matter contained, as a filthy matter, even if it's awkward as Arpita matter, and think the best about the other person, not the worst, and not to believe lies about him, and verify information before I accept it, then that disagreement will be contained.
If I'm not envious of my brother,
I don't I'm not jealous of him. I'm not jealous of her.
And I know that Allah azza wa jal, whatever success he has, and she has, is a gift from Allah azza wa jal, and rather than envy him and be jealous, I asked the same from Allah azza wa jal, then I only have love in my heart towards that person, I will not do anything to harm them, right.
I will not do anything to harm them. And they will be their support, and they will be my support. But now, if I hate them, because of something that they have, that I do not have, what happens
in addition, now to the hatred that I have in my heart, my tongue now starts moving against them. Right? So when I'm in a gathering, when they're not there, I start mentioning their faults and their mistakes. I start criticizing them, or when they say something bad about them, if I don't initiate it, if I don't, if they say something bad about or you know, there's, you know, there's a problem between him and his wife, you know, he coke his kids are not doing great in school. You know, what, you know, his job, you know, is, is if he, when you hear that what happens?
If you're jealous of someone what happens?
i It's backbiting but what do you feel inside? Happy? Oh, yes, good. Right. That's good. That's happening to him.
And so you want to hear more of that. So you don't stop it. You want to hear more of it? And sometimes you participate in it. Oh, yeah. Tell me more what happened? Right because you want to hear more of it. And you made actually transfer this to so you know, I heard that so and so Subhanallah what's happening between his him and his wife eunomia Allah fix it. And uh, you don't want he intention is not your intention. You want to spread this. You want to tell people that he's not doing so great because if he's not doing so great, you're doing great. So you feel better about yourself, and then actually, you're sinking you don't realize it but you're sinking. You're sinking
in Allah sigh
it, you're sinking in sin, and that person says Save but you are sinking and you're gifting him your good deeds.
So we also have to stop this envy, this jealousy, backbiting, harming my brother or harming my sister, because that is a disease when it spreads, he will hate you and he knows about this, she will hate you and she knows that you are in talking about her that way and you cannot reconcile anymore. So that is a disease that also should stop. So, how to bring the Ummah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam together, if you really if you just take it down to just one sentence, if you really adhere to the book of Allah, and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in full, not in parts, but in full all of it together, keeping in mind, to be just to be humble, to
have good manners, to think the best of your brother and your sister to love for them what you love for yourself. And when you disagree, you try to contain not allow that machinery that disagreement to mushroom but to try to contain that disagreement. And you approach the other person, with kindness, with do with sincerity. The person when he sees even when he disagrees with you when they see that you want the best for them, even at the end of it at the end of the day, even when you disagree, he will still have respect for you in His and Her heart. Because they know that you know what, they'd actually respected me. You know what they tried and they were so gentle when they were
talking to me. So this is insha Allah what we need to do, and eventually ask Allah azza wa jal to unite the Ummah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and to guide us through matters in where we disagree so that we can agree and truly find a way to live with each other in matters when we disagree. A whole holy had stuff for Allah Allah confess to Pharaoh Subhanak lo and behold the shadow Allah Allah and stuff with regard to who like what hamdulillah you're behind me?
Does I call her she, Holly? So inshallah we're going to be breaking for Asha. shortly we're going to have the event but before that, we have one of our students from the weekend school, we had a football competition and he was the first place winner. So inshallah there's going to be a bit of a sneak peek of
him giving you a clip but about 40 Hadith in sha Allah. So it's very encouraged to it's very important to encourage the younger generation to step up and you know, really get active in the data. So this is part of that inshallah. So he'll be coming in right now in sha Allah
nil hamdulillah Hina Ahmed who are staying on I still feel when I will be learning me to reinforce a woman say yeah man Illa de la who Fila medulla Delaila who may use lil fella head yella, ye shall do Allah ilaha illallah wa had the hula Shaadi color worship Ramadan I'm tourists who are praises for Allah we seek His help and his forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil that results in the evils or baddies. Whosoever Allah guides will never be less right. And whosoever lollies Ray no one can die. And I bear witness that there is no God but Allah alone and without any partner and I be witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is asleep and messenger on book on congregation
of Muslims. Today I am going to be talking about the book 40 Hadith I picked three Hadees to discuss what it means and how we can implement in our lives. As Allah says He created us to worship we have to try our best to live as He has stated in the Quran. The first Hadith the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, actions are according to intention and everyone will get what was intended. The connection between action and intention highlights a connection between the physical and spiritual components of any human does have these emphasize on the importance of having an intention for every physical act that we do and the importance of having a purpose for every action.
also brings to the forefront our conscious intention and the need to make the connection between our physical actions and the spiritual consequences. Intentions lead to results for example, if you're doing have so many pure praise you but if your intention is for Allah you get a reward for every letter you say like Alif Lam mean, there's a left hand Lambton Minton the second Hadith the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, None of you will believe until you love for your mother what you love for yourself. This hadith is strongly correlated with the golden rule, which is due to Earth to others as you want for yourself, which is love for you rather what you love for yourself.
In this society we live where people often get shy to accept that advice, or they give shout they get shy to give advice but in reality, we should be giving advice and accepting advice. The third Hadith the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said part of perfection of one's Islam is his leaving which does not concern him. This has been experienced and often but often overlooked aspect of completing and perfecting our practice of Islam. We should not concern ourselves with matters that are not in our business, we should stay on priority that do concern us for example, it's it's very common when we sit in a gathering where like, oh, this person is getting a pluses or
he's he just bought $300 shoes. When reality since these conversations don't concern us we shouldn't get involved in other people's businesses. I hope we can all implement these hobbies in our life to become a better individual and a good member. So I see this talk a lot for listening
particle as you can tell the future is bright under Allah. So inshallah now we're going to be breaking for a shot and we're going to be starting right after and we're going to be having our short talk from Chef Matson to complete his earlier lecture, and then we're going to have our q&a session. So please submit your questions through the Google Forms and you can ask here in Sharla