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The Qur’an as described by itself, our predecessors & creation at large
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say to the people over up, it's Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam. It has been revealed to me that a group of jinn had come and they heard the resuscitation of the Quran. They departed saying we heard an amazing resuscitation that Jane themselves are saying to us all Muslims, were not the ones who should be admiring and fascinating over you should marvel at the Quran. We say the genius idea so strange that you said we heard the string for citation. The Quran is primarily intended to affect the human heart and that is why Allah subhanho wa Taala chose the heart of a human being as the landing platform of the Quran, not a mountain, not soil, not a building a heart of a human being.
hamdulillah Hua Hua Salatu was Salam ala Mala and Raja who are the early he was actually he he married Welcome to your brothers and sisters. A book that transforms everything which it comes into contact with.
Perhaps this is one of the best ways we can describe the book of Allah Jalla Jalla Allahu the Quran.
It is common knowledge that the Quran was delivered via Angel Jibreel I use salatu salam and therefore no surprise, he is the greatest of all angels
given to our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and therefore again, no surprise, he is the greatest of all messengers.
delivered in the month of Ramadan therefore no surprise, it is the greatest of all months in the eyes of Allah specifically in Laila to cover the Night of Decree. Therefore, it is also the greatest of all mines,
to the ummah of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that is us. And we are hands down the greatest of all nations to set foot on planet earth from the 70 that have appeared in existence since time in memorial till today, we are the greatest of them all.
And the rule is the same. Anybody who chooses to make a change to his or her life,
a transformational change with respect to the Quran with respect to understanding the Arabic language with citation application memorization and calling towards it, the rule is the same. This person will be transformed by Allah subhanho wa Taala into the greatest of all people.
And that is why Buhari narrates in the famous Hadith on the authority of Earth man that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Hey, you don't comment on them and Quran Allah Allah.
The best of you all Muslims, are those who learn the Quran in of themselves and they try to teach it to others as well.
I want to share with you dear brothers and sisters, how Allah Almighty has spoken about his Kalam his speech. How has the Quran spoken about the Quran?
How did the students of the Quran the companions of the messengers ally center speak about the Quran, the generation after them and the generation after them as well? Moving down to how the jinn spoke about the Quran. Moving down to how the wild beasts spoke about the Quran. And then finally, I would like to offer you two concluding messages.
First of all, how has Allah subhanho wa Taala spoken about the Quran for a moment, put aside all of the opinions of scholars, students of knowledge reciters whoever they may be, because Allah Jalla Jalla will who will speak? How has he introduced his book to humanity? take with me, brothers and sisters a few of these key words. And as you hear these words, ask yourself at the back of your mind, do you know any text in life?
That can be a gathering of all of these traits of perfection? Like the ones you're about to hear today?
And also ask yourself as you hear this, are there any particular traits that you're about to hear that you can live an upright life without? How has the Quran spoken about itself? The Quran has described itself as being new light. Allah subhanho wa Taala he said Khadija could mean Allah He knew rune lucky to have been moving in from your Lord there has come to you light and a book that is so clear.
Light in what sense in every sense of the word. Light with respect to your vision, light with respect to your speech light with respect to what you hear, light with respect to the decisions you make light in your dunya light in your finances, light in your marital relationship light with your children light in your grave light when you resurrected light when you are taken to the Home of Light Eugen the Quran is light. How else has the Quran spoken about itself?
The Quran has described itself as being Messiah
enlightenment the same way that the physical eye requires light so that it can navigate
the inner eye inside of you the rather the system that also requires light so that it navigates within halal and haram and the Sunnah and the Veda and it recognizes right from wrong.
That inner light required for your inner eye to see is called the Quran Allah subhanho wa Taala he said, Khadija calm bustle Illumio probe become enlightenment have come to you from your Lord.
How else has the Quran spoken about itself? It describes itself as being Hoda
guidance, everyone has a suggestion to make. Everyone has an idea to posit everyone is saying to you have you thought about this particular business idea? Have you considered this type of relationship? Have you seen these people on what they are doing paths? They are so many doors they are numerous and sometimes priorities they are conflicting and you're thinking to yourself which one do I choose? The Quran said ha ha. This book is guidance.
You want to navigate your world and set and sail freely and safely Allah said this is Mrs. Guidance. How else has the Quran described itself?
It has described itself as being more being
clear. Its manifest. Unlike the words of the sorcerers, the magicians, which are vague, dark, obscure, contradictory,
the Quran is more been Allah subhanho wa Taala said Khadija could mean Allah He noted on wiki tab one morphine light has come to you from your Lord and a book that is clear, clear when it's instructions. Clear when its prohibitions, clear in its commandments, clear in its predictions, clear in its threats, clear in its promises, Allahu Akbar, a book that is clear.
How else has the Quran spoken about itself? The Quran describes itself as being tough beat. A means of steadfastness. Surely you have experienced a time in your life when you feel demoralized.
Maybe there are a lot of those who you may know bubble busters who are looking to remove your endeavors and bring you back down to their low level. You require some sort of steadfastness, what better steadfastness can you find them in the words of Allah Allah Almighty said cada Nikoli lucep BTV for this by this Quran we give strength to your heart, or Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu
how else has the Quran spoken about itself? It has described itself as being Shiva Subhan Allah how relevant are healing a cure?
Is it a physical disease that you may be experiencing? Dear brother, dear sister?
Are you physically challenged in one way or another? Or do you know someone who is maybe it's a spouse, a son, a daughter, a father, a mother, a neighbor or friend?
Maybe it is a spiritual illness that you are battling it out with maybe it's react insincerity.
desire to be seen by people and praised an inability to weep under the veils of night, an inability to your brother to pray in congregation in the masjid or to stand up and pray and bow at night.
An outward or an inward illness Allah subhanho wa Taala he said what do necesito mean and Quran Hema Hua Shi Felton what we need we bring down from the Quran that which is a cure and a mercy for the believers. How else has the Quran spoken about itself? vicar it is a reminder their brother their sister our description our name is in San in San human being in San Mousumi and in Santa Lena see he was in La Jolla, Taka Lebanon was given the name insane because he is prone to this yawn which is forgetfulness. So what is it that a forgetful person needs the most in life require a reminder Allah subhanaw taala said about the Quran in who are in the Quran Allah Allah mean it is a reminder for
the whole world.
How else has the Quran spoken about yourself as a as a book of Baraka? A book of blessings have you not complained that there is no Baraka in your time? No blessing in your wealth, no blessing in your children. He means that you have six of them Michelle, I have 10 of them. Not one of them wants to prostrate to Allah, not one of them wants to recite Quran, not one not one of them is thinking about being a reformer for this religion. Where is the baraka in our time Baraka in our money Baraka in our spouses, Baraka in our sleep, being convinced that eight hours is definitely what you need to function as an upright man or woman. Baraka says otherwise because it is a secret ingredient which
when it mixes with something small, it makes it large and when Baraka comes with something large, it makes it beneficial, no happiness without Baraka. Allah said this book is a book of Baraka, ohada kita Bullins and now
Mobarak This is a blessed book that we have brought.
Finally, the Quran has described itself as being a book of Bushra good news.
Surely you've asked yourself the question, Why am I doing this?
Like, I'm so different to my neighbors. My weekends are so different to my colleagues. The way I dress, someone may say is so different to others. My Salah is making me outcast, my businesses supposedly is limiting me because I have to stay within the parameters of Khaled Why am I doing all of this?
What's the end?
What comes next? Are there any signs that Allah is pleased with me? The Quran does this. That's why it is called bush.
A book of good news, when Zina alyttle kitab TVN and liquidation in Walden, Warren nuttin who are Bush, meaning it is good news for the believers.
Have you heard your brother the sister of any book in existence, a text or even a religious scripture that combines all of these traits of perfection in one book?
Is there any one of those characteristics nine of them are so that you just heard, that you can function without
Lao Allah He by Allah we can't. How has the predecessors how Have they spoken about the book of Allah? Listen to the words of ALLAH, Tala.
A relative of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, one of those many companions who saw with his own eyes, the revelation of the Quran, who lived and died upon the Quran, how would he describe the Quran? Listen to these beautiful words, Imam would tell me the integrates them in his journal, he said, who are Kitab Allah is the book of Allah.
He knows that all Macabeu Lachlan within it is the news of the people before you Wahab aroma that come and information about things that's going to come will help Munna Unicom and it settles the disputes between you
will hook my mother Unicom, who went first law lady, Sybil, hazily, it is that criterion between right and wrong, and the Quran, he said, is not a joke. Well, Hawala, the mentor aka whom in Jabarin Osama hula, it is that book whenever it is neglected by a tyrant Allah Almighty will break him were many people who their theory of Allahu Allah and whoever seeks guidance in other than the Quran, Allah will make him go astray for who I had been to Allah he'll Mateen for it is the firm rope of Allah. Well who was the Quran Hakeem and it is that wise reminder from Allah wa who was Scirocco Mr. Kim and it is the straight path of Allah.
Well, whenever you learn as you will be healed,
and it is that book, which can never be distorted by desires
while they are Teletubbies to be healed, Alsina nor can tongues ever twist when reciting it? Well, I guess Shabbat Amin, Hula, hula, no to the scholars ever quenched from it. Wallah Yahoo Laquan Khasra Tierra de and nor does it ever become dull, because of frequent repetition. Well, I can call the evil who nor do its wonders ever sees.
And then he says, well, one Livi limped into hygiene. It's all in Quran and algebra, and it is that book which when it was heard, being recited by the jinn. It is that book when the jinn heard it being recited. They said, we have just heard an amazing resuscitation.
And then he said, Man, call me he Sadhak whoever speaks through the Quran has spoken the truth, man, how can I be he added whoever judges by the Quran he is just mana Anila be here. Whoever acts upon the Quran is rewarded manda la hoodia, Illa Surat in Muslim and whoever calls to the Quran has been guided to a straight path.
Listen to the words of Ahmed even though ebill Howery who died in the year 200 After the hijab 230
Howery he was saying in the Quran Quran if the under Rafi I think sometimes I recite the Quran
and I suppose that it area by area
what are gentlemen for father poem in the Quran Quran for under a fee I think if I know how to happen if you have which baffles my mind. Wow job woman her father for any case that you need him to know more you will see a woman yesterday who will be showing me the dunya whom your tuna calamari
and I am amazed he said what I think about those men and women who have memorized the Quran, how is it that they are able to sleep at night?
And how is it that they can do anything else in life when they are reciting the words of our man ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada
He said no Hello thought he will know
what that will be. He was the Halloween monada that the hubba unhuman no Mo Farah Hanby Melrose recall what he said by Allah if they realized what they were reciting
and they appreciated who was the one who sent it, and they experienced the sweetness of praying at night and calling upon Allah using it all sleep with depart from their eyes because of the happiness that Allah Almighty has gifted them with
Malika Medina from the tab behind who died year one to seven after the Hegira he said about the Quran, oke Simola Camilla Hilah you won't be heard and
fully accountable. He said by Allah I swear. Anybody who truly appreciates the nature of the Quran will find his heart crumbling to pieces because of amazement.
And then you look at the scholars who dedicated their whole lives to the Quran what were their final words before they died? Their words were signs of regret regret we wish we didn't waste our time with other than the book of Allah. They were scholars of the Quran Dear brothers and sisters look at their last words. Imam Sophia No 30 The great Imam of Hadith who filled the whole world with his knowledge what were some of his last words before he died? He said later on you come to serve to Allah Mahadeo Quran
I wish I had limited my whole life to the Quran.
Look at the words of Imam even Rotimi are not to lie to you before he died. And Shaniqua snapping at me I think requires little introduction.
In fact, if you wanted to summarize him in two words, you would say Roger and for me he is a man of the Quran.
In the normal day to day circumstance, he would finish the rest citation of the Quran from cover to cover once every 10 days.
When he was thrown in the cell and he was behind bars, he would recite the Quran cover to cover once every three days.
In fact, when you would read his fatawa his verdicts you'd think that this Quran must be hundreds of volumes. If you had no idea you've never never seen the Quran, just read his work. Do you think this Quran that he is quoting so much it must be hundreds of volumes because he's always saying Allah sent and Allah said and Allah and Allah said
when he was in the cell, he died reciting the Quran finished the risk citation of the Quran at times
in jail. And when he got to the at 33 citation of the Quran, he was only able to recite this area and he died shortly afterwards where Allah subhanho wa Taala said in Burkina Fijian Do you want
indeed the righteous people will be in gardens and springs May Allah make us amongst them than the eye after it. Fee Mark I heard you say the thing and he came Mahkota
with a seat of honor, in a seat of honor. With a king Allah who was suffering and perfect inability, the righteous people will be with him. And then he would pass away.
What would this man see before he died?
They didn't even have time to get married because he was so busy with
his brother would have to remind him to change his clothes because he didn't realize they were dirty they needed to change them to busy with the Quran. What did this man see before he passed away? He said one Adeem to Allah wa I 30 okati fee how you get him on it.
I have regretted he said, wasting my life on other than the meanings of the Quran. Now you know
what is even more amazing Dear brothers and sisters. These words of praise and admiration level that Allah Jalla Jalla Allah who spoke are not limited to prophets,
companions tarbiyah in second generation Muslims and scholars.
These words of praise also extended to the jean kind.
Our messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was coming back from UCLA if as you know, after they hosted him in the cruelest way that a human being could host another human being let alone host a Prophet from Allah.
The Lord stones at him they made his ankles bleed he was rejected in the harshest of ways. And as he was coming back, he was spreading to Allah Almighty at night there was always time to recite the Quran, according to him, and he said it was salam. And little did he know at the time that the spirits had come around him to hear the recitation of Allah Almighty and He had no idea if it wasn't for the fact that Allah told him through Revelation so Allah gave him he couldn't overhear.
And now stemma Ana Foreign Minister Jean Neva called who in Santa Ana Quran and hijab I say to the people, oh prophets, Allah Allahu Allah, and he was seldom, it has been revealed to me that a group of Jean had come and they heard there were citation of the Quran. They did
arted saying we heard an amazing resuscitation.
If this lecture today was about gene, spooky gene encounters, let's be honest here. Yeah. We'd be struggling for chairs. We need to open up the back in the site as well. We are a by our nature as human beings very interested in the gym and how they function. Yet the jinn themselves are saying to us, oh, Muslims, were not the ones who should be admiring and fascinating over you should marvel at the Quran. We say the genius idea so strange that you said we heard a strange citation. That is where amazement should be.
In fact, I haven't been narrating his most now that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wasalam told us of a man, a shepherd
tending to his flock. When a wolf came confiscated one of the sheep and ran away with it. The shepherd managed to run after the wolf, and he managed to salvage his his sheep and rescued it. The wolf turn back set on its tail, and it said, Why are you taking away from me? It is a provision that Allah sent my way.
The man said Subhana Allah a wolf who speaks
and then the wolf said something amazing to
the wolf now is about to rearrange the amazement priorities in his life the whole set to him Allah kaberuka Be algebra metallic.
Shall I not tell you something even more amazing than me speaking? He said Mohamed Salah Allah, Allah He was lnbf Rip up renessa B and E market.
He said Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Medina, telling people about the news of the people of the past that is even more amazing.
We have the stories of gene and a story of an animal that spoke baffles us yet according to both of them they say no, it isn't the book of Allah that deserves this amazement. Have you appreciated their brother their sister? Have you? Have you thought about the reality of this book that you have in your in your pocket as an application? Or as a book in your in your back? Have you thought about what it means to have the words of Allah Almighty the efforts that we make to look beyond existence beyond the universe to discover things although we have a book that has discovered us, which is extra terrestrial? Have you appreciated your brother, your sister, the nature of the book that you
have with you?
I would like to offer two concluding messages as promised earlier.
The first of those messages is actually Kareem Abdul Karim and your brothers and sisters.
Beginning with the one speaking with you today. try your level best to make some space in your heart for the Quran.
I don't doubt that many will sign up to this amazing Institute by the end of the evening.
And I have no doubt that some of us are making an active effort to learn the recitation of the Quran one way or another and trying to memorize it as well.
The question here is different.
There are locks upon the heart sins that prevent the heart from benefiting you. Just actually two days ago, there was a brother who was a reformed drug dealer, big time brother from Bradford moved to our city in Cardiff and and Hamdulillah. Allah removed all of this falsehood from him. He said, but one thing that is troubling me is the sheer amount of brothers who are praying with us or attending the classes, and some of them are memorizes of the Quran, yet they're still in the industry wholeheartedly. How come? This is what we are seeing.
The heart is not yet ready for the Quran. There are hurdles there are obstacles.
The same way that light is primarily intended to benefit the eye and sound primarily affects the ear. Similarly, the Quran is primarily intended to affect the human heart and that is why Allah subhanaw taala chose the heart of a human being as the landing platform of the Quran, not a mountain, not soil, not a building a heart of a human being. Allah said we're in a hula Tenzin European and I mean, this Quran is the revelation from the Lord of the Worlds.
Ness Ellerby he wrote, I mean, the trustworthy spirit brought it down Gibreel
canopic pick upon your heart, oh Prophet Muhammad Salla Allahu Allah and he was
the heart was chosen as the landing platform of the heart of the Quran.
But if the heart is not ready to receive it, it can the fruits of Eman cannot grow. You recite and the Quran pushes you further and further away from Allah. Yes, according to the Quran, the Quran can do that take pure water and pour it in an unclean glass see what happens to the water.
And that is why he was wrestled by two angels as you know, shortly before he became a prophet, as a child wrestled to the ground opened up physically not metaphorically. His heart was removed from his chest. The heart was then opened up the portion of shaytaan harm was removed. It was sealed place back into his chest, and then he was stitched up and I said week
To see the signs of the stitches on his torso,
he needed that type of preparation before the Quran would come to him. And similarly the rule is the same for you and I,
the heart has to go through major changes, identify those locks Achill, carrying oxygen carrying identify those locks and open up and don't deprive yourself from the Quran and what it has to offer. That lock has many different shapes. One of the shapes of those locks is the dress, a dress that is not pleasing to Allah, that is a lock that requires opening.
Sometimes it may be a business transaction that you know is doubtful, to say the least, that requires opening up.
That lock could be a private relationship that urine
conversations that keep coming to you which you don't reject.
It could be something you are inhaling something you are drinking something you are injecting something you are consuming something you are offering something you are selling.
These locks require identifying and when you find them, open them up using the key of is that far stack federal law state federal law, state federal law and then watch how the Quran will allow the fruits of Eman to grow in my heart and yours as well. And that is why a man was dedication. He said beautiful words in his motorhome. summarizing everything you just heard. He said
while I'm in the hula I actually never really for a moment I need Wi Fi button while I have her hula hoop or Serato AMI meanwhile, you will refer to Kobe he made out when
he said realize that the reciting of the Quran can never benefit from the book of Allah nor will the secrets of knowledge be opened up for him whilst his heart is home to an innovation or a sin that he is insisting upon.
Look, the brothers and sisters soul searching at this moment in time as you hear me speak now. What is that sin that may be holding you back from enjoying the happiest days of your life with the book of Allah.
It's there, identify it and open it still feel Allah never again. Make that be your slogan or your motto this evening. Never again, allow the Quran to do what it is designed to do by Allah subhanaw taala upon my heart and yours, this is the first message
identify the hurdle and remove it. The last of those messages brothers and sisters which is nothing short of important.
Gather your family around the Quran.
Bring your wife, your husband, bring your children together from time to time preferably every evening even for just 20 minutes if not at least maybe just once a week.
Gather them around the book of Allah. Why? Because the sharing has given so much importance to two ingredients when they are married together. What are those two ingredients? The first ingredient is the presentation of the Quran.
The second ingredient is the mutual gathering around the study of the Quran. When these two fuse together something amazing happens Sakeena is involved. Angels are involved. Allah's mentioning of you is involved.
And that is why the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the famous Hadith one major Tomahawk Coleman V bait in Mingo Utila yet Luna keytab Allah wa Tada rasuna who's female but you know homie learners Allah to Allah He Musa Kena hasta tamale Mala eco Akasha tomo Rama dakara Hula, hula Iman under who he said whenever a people gather around the Quran, reciting it ingredient number one,
whenever they gather around the Quran, reciting it in one of the houses of Allah and mutually studying it amongst themselves underlying that
and mutually studying it amongst themselves. What happens when these two things come together?
He said, tranquility comes into the house. Tranquility falls upon them, the angels surround them with their wings, Mercy envelops them and Allah Almighty makes mention of them with those who are with him.
It does not make any any sense that you go to level six of this building to go to the Islamic Council of Europe to speak to me since there are advisor saying I've got an issue with my wife, I have an issue with my husband and you're yet to do this.
How can you complain about your issues at home and you're yet to do this? You say I feel when that one when my husband comes into the house that a parent has come with him.
And when he leaves the house I feel if there were any issues with this they leave with him. Nothing. If here you have an ingredient that brings the angels into the house and fix the shape and you say there's no nurse in my relationship she shows no mercy to me, no one else in our relationship. This gathering brings Rama you feel we are so far away from Allah subhanaw taala there's no longevity in this marriage. This gathering brings a
loves mentioning of you. How can you complain of your problem nearby? That is, and you say I've tried everything.
Have you gathered around the book of Allah Jalla Jalla. Islamia, Nicola, especially those amongst you who have some sort of Islamic involvement in Dawa work orange lights and if you are a mother you are of that category.
If you attend a Friday Sermon you are of that category. Nobody is exception to this. If you are the type of person and you don't have a daily relationship with the Quran, then you are fooling yourself into thinking that you are doing
the Quran has made no exceptions. Alima say Hakuna Amin kumara wa Haroon is reborn, I feel out of the epithet guna mu fugly la Haruna you Katya Luna visa vie de la, Luna, your ceramic, Allah said, I know that some of you will be ill. And I know that some of you will be travelers looking for the bounty of Allah. And I know that some of you will be in Jihad fighting in the path of Allah nevertheless recite what you can from Subhanallah illness, travel fighting in the path of Allah does not excuse a believer from a daily portion of the Quran
20 minutes a day of the real citation of the Quran and I can promise you, dear brother, the system,
that you will see a tangible change in your entire life,
in your economics, your business, in your children, in your ability to sleep at night, in your mental well being in your eagerness to be a practicing Muslim, something as small as 20 minutes,
you will see a change in your life. Gather your family around the book of Allah, gather your students around the book of Allah once a week minimally or something to that effect and see the change.
And I remember seeing the video of a Moroccan couple old, old man old woman
and they were both memorizes of the Quran.
And she would recite the Quran he would listen and correct every citation. And then when she'd finished, he'd pick up and continue reciting and she would correct through citation.
See, because they invested in themselves and in the book of Allah Almighty when they were young. Now in their latter years of their life as they wait for the Angel of Death. It's just cruise control, enjoying their life with the Quran, no problem because they made an effort today but if you hit the age of 3040 50, and you're still making basic, basic mistakes when reciting the book of Allah Almighty, whilst you will have the mechanisms to improve and you will not excuse Aslan Karim octave Karima these were the two bits of advice I want to share with you. These are the gatherings that will bring Sikkim keen eye upon a house that is fractured
that will erase the sins of a sinner that will illuminate the grave of a Muslim and will take him or her by their hand and guide them to the highest grades in Jannah don't dear brother, the sister deprive yourself of an abundant share of the Quran. And if not already, make this the moment in your life when you make the necessary changes are so low on interview number 100 100.