Channel: Ammar Alshukry
In this lecture/khutbah Sh Ammar discusses the act of charity at the Clear Lake Islamic Center.
Jan 6, 2017.
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and produced from that soul it's made and made from their combination? Many men and women. So fear your Lord whom you ask each other by and by the ties of kinship Verily, Allah is Ever watchful over you. And Allah says, Yeah, you had lady and I'm gonna taco la haka Ducati. Allah says, Yeah, you Allah Dena mano De La Hoya pulu covenants a de de la cama cama de la creme de novo momento de la sala taka deviser hos and alima. Allah says, Oh, you who believe?
Fear Allah and say that which is correct, he will correct for you your deeds and forgive you your sins and whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger, then they are indeed victorious. As for what follows. All praise is due to a lie we seek His guidance and his forgiveness and we seek refuge in Allah from the evil of ourselves and the whispering of our desires whom Allah guides, no one can misguide. And whom he allows to be misled. No one can guide and I bear witness that there is nothing worthy of worship except Allah alone. Having no partners in that Mohammed Salalah. Why didn't you send them in Slaven His Messenger and his perfect worshiper
He tells us, that of the ways that he designed mankind and all allies that we get placed in us. instincts of the great instincts and desires that he placed in our hearts is the love of money. Allah says Xueyan alienness Haku chahatein and Nisa, evil bunny well, panoply montura tominaga hubby Woodfield bot. Well, Hayden Musoma what an iron will help
a lot as though just says it's been made beautified for people,
the love of their desires, and then he lists them. And the first is he says, and he said, the love of women
and then children
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and fine branded horses and cattle until Lent. And Allah as origin says, that is the enjoyment of the worldly life. And Allah as the origin with a law is the best return
and we are told by it'll soon will last on the law. I do send them that our love for wealth has no end.
It doesn't end with a six figure salary. It doesn't end with a million dollars. It doesn't end with to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says that if the son of Adam had, why do you mean de la habana cornella huadian. If a person had two valleys or had a single valley of gold,
they would still love the son of Adam, the daughter of Adam, the child of Adam would still love to have a second.
When I am Lofa who elector up we are to below Adam and tap the prophets of Allah to send them says the only thing that will fill the mouth of the son of Adam
is dust, meaning death, and a lot as you accepts the repentance of those who repent to him. And so this desire that we have that is so deep that a lot as we get placed in our hearts and placed in our design is not something that is ever going to be satisfied unless we come to terms with it. And until we become people of contentment, and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam when he commanded us or he instructed us and he says, can have pana have contentment and you will be other than us, you will be the richest of the person because true richness is to not need anymore. And so if a person still feels like they are in need, then no matter how much they have, they will always be in a state of
poverty, no matter how much they have, and so on.
Today I wanted to speak about something that remedies this desire. And something that cures this desire and purifies this desire and that is charity. And that is charity. Allah azza wa jal has obligated on our wealth, a charity that we give that is obligatory called zeca. And a charity that we give that is voluntary and that is Southern. And Allah azzawajal pairs zakka and Sala in the Quran, in over 80 places in the Kama Sutra to zecca the ones who establish their prayer and they give the charity they establish the prayer and they give the charity and Allah has already been made the giving of charity and attributes of the people of of bill of righteousness. Eliza yes as Lisa
euro and to elude you hukam Kibera and Machito and Margaret, were lucky enough to be La Jolla mill after a lot as he says righteousness is not that you face the east or the west righteousness is whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day. Well, I said man, it could be they will Cordoba, Tama Misaki. Eliza, he says the one who gives
the relatives, the one who gives wealth even though they have meat of it, who do they give this wealth to? They give it to their relatives, they give it to their kin, they distribute it amongst them, and they give to the orphans and they give to the poor weapon. He said he was sorry, he didn't open it up and gives to the ones who are asking and gives to those who are enslaved. While kamisato artists gotta move on to the I had him either I had a Siberian I feel about Satyavati worrying about sooner or later, you know, Sadako moutoku analyzer just says and those who are patients in poverty and hardship and during battle, those are the ones who have been true and it is those who are the
rightest and Allah azza wa jal he made the giving of charity and attributes of the people of Paradise Allah as I guess as in a cleaner future 19 Are you crazy? No matter hombre boom Nakano. Camila, Daddy Marcin, Allah describes the people of Paradise to be in gardens, surrounded by gardens and and springs.
Taking what their Lord has given them. They were before that before they reached that stage. They were singing they were people. Kind of karela mina lady Maya Jeroen, they used to sleep little of the night when Venus had homeopathic throne. And in the morning times in the early dawn before fetchit they used to seek a loss I was just forgiveness. Well, he unguided him helpfully sat in my room, Allah says and their wealth, there is a portion there is a right that they give to those who are asking them and those who are in who are prevented those who don't have wealth, and little Sulu lost on the lahardee who said it was the most generous of the people. The profits of the lady, I
said to them as an Ibis, he says that the loss of the lightest and them kind of the nice the profits of the lightest of them was the most generous of the people. And this is a statement that you hear so much in Ramadan, and he was the most generous in Ramadan when he would be like, the wind. The wind touches everything when it blows past and so the prophets on the lightest send them was the most generous, yet his family Adam Hammond salado, Selim, they're also known as being the most generous. There is a story of a husband and her son and Jeff one evening, and I've lived in Jaffa, the son of their cousin,
Jaffa, I've lived in Jaffa and it has an ampersand we're traveling, and they had come across a they had come across a rest stop or attend to their travel. And they found a single woman there. Her husband had gone out with the pasture. And they asked her if there was any food. And she said, we don't have any food. I don't have anything. We don't possess anything except for this small, skinny goat. And then would you offer it to us. And so this woman, even though she didn't have anything, she could not be inhospitable to these people. And so she offered it to them. And they sacrificed it and that said, We're a group of people from Medina. If you ever make your way to Medina, then we
would love to be able to thank you for that.
Her husband comes home, where's our goat? She says, some people came and I needed to give it to them. I needed to honor our guests and he said, Why did you do that? And he
he was very vexed. Let's just say
he was very colorful in his language.
They ended up having to pack their bags, when the villages and the people of the countryside no longer able to feed themselves. What do they do? They make way to the nearest city. And their city that they went to was Medina. And she her husband became a carrier of wood there. And as she was walking one day down the streets of Medina, she meets her husband, and he recognizes her and she doesn't remember him. And so he says to her, do you remember me? And she says, No. And then he says, Don't you remember when me and my brothers were traveling such and such a new, he said, Hold on wait here.
And then he goes, and he sends for a servant to come. And he brings her back 10,000 gold coins or what was equal
To 10,000. And he says, Now go visit my brother at present and go tell him what I did.
And she's completely overwhelmed. She's this generosity, this benevolence, this thankfulness. She goes to her brother. And she says, Well, your brother sent me to you. He says, What did my brother do? And she says, He gave me 10,000. She says, Okay, wait here. And then he goes, and he brings 10,000% of the law. No, and he gives it to her. And then he says, Now go to my brother, meaning his cousin. I've lived the job for and then he says to her, when she comes up to me, he says, there What What did my two brothers do? She said,
overwhelming me. One gave me 10,000. And the other he matched. And then he says to her, Well wait here. And then he goes, and he doubles it, he matches both of them together. 20,000, and he brings it to her. And then he says, little bit that TV, that's up to him. He says, if you had started with me, I would have made it really hard for them.
I would have made it really hard for them. But this was the benevolence and the generosity of the family of Rasulullah sallallahu to send them and they were known for that debate.
But this concept of giving and giving and giving and Eliza says Linton
Boone, Allah says you will never attain righteousness until you give from what you love.
And the examples of that from a sort of loss of a light SLM are too many, why is it that we find hesitancy to give
because of the promise or the threat of shaytaan Allah as I guess as a shaytani r a document, welcome Bill facha Allah says shavonne he threatens you with poverty if I become a person who gives and I give a lot or I give a little then I am not going to have
an ally so it just says or La Jolla indica, muffuletta minha la la semana de Allah says and a lot of promises you forgiveness from himself, and fuddle and bounty and allies Oh yeah. Is was Allah, expansive, he's vast. Allah has the resources and a lot so generous all knowing and Allah so that he promises that whatever we give Allah is going to replace Allah says in Nairobi up so tourists para Manisha Amina by the way
to Michigan for Ohio, Rasul Allah, so this is whatever you give, whatever you give, he is going to replace.
And just in case you need a reminder, he says, Well, what
Allah is the best to provide.
I mean, that promise that he's making it is backed by a law as the King of kings, the one whose resources do not diminish. And in fact, if, as the hadith of Abu Dhabi says a lot as though just says, Oh Children of Adam, welcome to Heroku when Sakuma genome calm i'd also a deny Him alone if I'll tell you to cooler in Santa Monica data coming in the inland nuclear to either Okinawa, Allah says oh mankind if the first of you and the last of you and the jinn of you and the human of you all were to get on a single plane and each one of us were to ask Allah as though Adele, the asking of our wildest imaginations and allowing it to give every single one of us everything that we could
ever hope for. That would not take away from what is with a lot as though just like a needle doesn't take away from the ocean when it's dipped into it. Well, what I found was a lot as origin is the most generous of those who give and then also lost the light SLM, he also swears and the prophet SAW the light, they said them doesn't need to swear, because he has a sidecar must do because I believed him as root says, but also lost a little idea. Send them he swears by three things and of the things that he swears by, is he says Monaco sadhaka. To me, man, he says that wealth does not diminish charity.
And in fact, we know of people who when they would feel that their wealth decreased. When they feel like money is slow, or money is tight, they would cure that by going to give in charity. And it doesn't make sense, right? It's the complete opposite instinct, but they recognize that whatever you give that a lot, as though yet is going to replace and the example of this are too many, to mention as well. The prophets little light is seldom used to seek refuge in Allah as the origin from an Cuf and the fuck.
And so when you are removing people from poverty, when you are assisting by giving people charity, you are removing from them something that is so detrimental to their faith, that sort of loss of ally. They seldom used to seek refuge from it in the morning and in the evening. You say aloha mania, oh, the deca mineral coffee will fuck you becoming a diamond will cover or lie seek refuge in You from disbelief and from poverty. And I seek refuge in You from the punishment of the grave in the morning in the evening, little, little last little bias enemies to seek refuge in Allah from the harm of disbelief in the harm of poverty. Some of the arguments that people use against giving in
charity is they're very, very, very worried about whether when I give in charity, is this person going to really, really be benefiting from the charity and I need to make sure 100% that
This person is going to benefit from this. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam tells us the story of a man who simply said, this morning I'm going to give in charity. And so he wanted he gave in charity.
At night he gave in charity, and it turned out that he gave in charity to a thief.
And so the next morning the town The people in the town started talking, and they said, charity was given last night to a thief.
And the man said, Oh Allah, you gave, I gave charity to a thief, Aloma can hunt hamdulillah
I'm still gonna give him charity tonight. He wasn't dissuaded. And so that night, he went, and he gave charity. And he ended up giving charity to a prostitute. And so the next morning, the people in the town are talking and they're saying, charity was given last night to a prostitute.
And the man said, owe a lot to a prostitute, Aloma.
I'm still gonna give him charity tonight, anyway, and he gave me charity again. And this time, he gave charity to a person who is rich.
And so the next morning, people in the town are talking and they're saying charity was given last night to a rich person.
And the man said to a rich person alone, Millikan humped,
it's all good.
And then a call, they heard the voice of a caller colleague. And it said, your charity was accepted. As for the thief, maybe the charity that you gave, will stop them from from from stealing. As for the prostitute, maybe the charity that you gave is going to prevent her from needing to sell her body and maybe the rich person, it will inspire him to give in charity as well.
And so we asked a lot as to make us of those who are always charitable. And we asked a lot as a joke to place wealth in the hands of the generous amongst us and never the stingy wants. And we ask Allah azzawajal to guide us and make us guiding of others. A Buddha massima Tomas, Dr. Romani will come first the pharaoh in Orion
and hamdulillah salatu salam ala rasulillah Allah Allah, Allah. When you give Zakat, when you give charity recognize that you're doing so fulfilling the commands of Allah azza wa jal, you're thanking Allah for his blessings upon you, you're purifying your wealth, you're purifying your body. And when you give in charity, realize, be cognizant of that this charity could be the cause of feeding a poor person, this care charity that you give could be the cause of caring for an orphan or securing the dwelling for someone who's evicted or, or bringing happiness to a mother or bringing happiness to a child and the prophets little light is similar when he was asked about what is the most beloved
acting to Allah, He says, sudo to trade who is a Muslim otaku, and who day in and out Oh, oh, tuna fish, and who code button auto Dan, who you are and the province of the lightest, and he said the most beloved actions to allies happiness that you bring to a believer that you repel some harm from them or that you, you repel hunger from them or that you, you you bring happiness to them. And so these are not things that are insignificant. And don't belittle, commit to being someone who is a giver of charity, whether it's $1, or whether it's a quarter or whether it's half $1, or 100,000. Because a lot so you'd be Sadat, Allah azzawajal accepts charity, and Allah azzawajal increases
charity, the more you give, the more you receive. And this is not something that we need Islam,
or Islam specifically talks about but people who are simply looking for happiness, they find that the more they give, the more they they feel lighter, they feel happier, they feel that they're able to contribute. And one of the greatest gifts of giving southern pine I concludes with this is in our society where we are,
we are conditioned to always want more and more and more and more and more, I need to buy this and I need to buy this and I need to buy this and I need to live this particular lifestyle. And 6 billion people on this earth live on less than $13,000 a year.
And so a lot of has preferred many of us over many of his creation and many of humanity. But we have this many times artificial need of more and more and more and more and when you are giving in charity, what you are saying
and it is a very powerful statement. Whenever you give. I have enough.
That's what you are saying you are saying I have enough. And that's where happiness lies. We ask a lot as a leader to allow us to hear the speech and to follow the best of it. A lot of maintenance. I look at General makabe pharmacogenomics when I moved to becoming a narrow marker of a pharmacodynamic Allahumma Tina fusina taqwa zakia antihuman Sokka Antonio how Mola Allah Maksim dynamics Sasha Tikka Mata julio de Bain anabaena ma sciatic mentor Atacama to balloon IV genetic Amelia Kenya moto it'll be here at a nama saya but Junior maternal law who maybe are smart enough to know what you know, other than Katana, which I mean, which I thought
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