Study of Surah Yasin – Episode 06

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wa salatu salam O Allah MBI Musa mousseline Nabina Muhammad in water early he also he he married Mr. Barton said Amalia Kuma fly or go to mothers brothers and sisters. Welcome. This is a believe lesson number six of the study of sort of the our scene. Today we'll be covering verses number 13 to 1314 1516, about 16 Sharla. And what we're going to find is that sort of the our scene will now transition to a story. Yeah, this is the next passage of sort of DRC, the second of six passages, and it is a story that is related a historical account. And the story is that as entitled, as us harbor Korea, the people of the town, this is a story of the people of the town. But before we dive

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into the story, something I missed from last lesson in the last verse in national national motor when after I put them out on the previous version of this, I wanted to share one thing and that was what is the link between

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Okay, we said that that verse is speaking about resurrection. And what I wanted was outstanding to share what is the link between that verse in that passage because that passage wasn't speak about resurrection. It was began in the colonial mursaleen speaking to the province of Southern telling him that you are from those that have been sent to validating his message. And thereafter his character Ireland So Adam supreme then spoke about the evil people about the arrogance, how they are shackled, and how barriers are placed all around them so they cannot see the truth or can't see right from wrong. They after I spoke about the few that will listen to the warning of the processing

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in momentum zero military as a craft. The only people that will listen to your advice and your warning are the people who number one, they are ready to follow the for on their way to follow the missiles are put on. And secondly, they are people who fail a lot in the unseen Harsha rochman beleived. mallamma is one of those people, then this was comes along and speaks about resurrection, truly we we will give life to the dead and we are writing what they put forward and what they leave behind. This verse is connected to the previous verses in the following way. And the last one was best. This is merely something that the scholars have shared of a reflection. And that is, you see,

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everything up to that point is about the good and the bad about righteous people, evil people. Then this verse comes and says all of you are going to be resurrected, and you're going to be brought forward and held to account for everything you ever did. that sends a message of hope to the people of belief

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who struggled in his life in his 50s. It also sends a message of fear and warning to the evil people. And those who arrogant. So that is how that verse ties everything up is as it says, if a logical Allah saying that, regardless of who you are, just know one thing, you're going to die, and you're going to come before me. And when you do, everything you did in your life is going to be taken to account in price, precise, minute detail. So the person who struggled in his life and done good deeds, no one saw his good deeds. When he's told this is like, you know, Hamdulillah, whatever I did, it will be appreciated and be rewarded for as for the person who went about their life as an

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evil person harming others, maybe he got away with it. He then has a message that says, You know what, you haven't got away with it. Yeah, you will be held to account for what you did. So in that way, the message, the verse is tying up the passage very nicely. That's what most of us now the story comes the story of us having

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a few things I want to say about the stories in the put on, first of all, you know, the stories in the Quran, where the reasonable angles find these many stories inside the Quran. In fact, some of the scholars said, a third of the Quran is about stories, full of stories. What is the benefit of these stories? the Quranic stories have a unique benefit. Yeah. One of the unique benefits of the Quranic stories is that they share advice that is relevant for people in the future.

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That's quite ironic, because it's scary to sharing a historical account. But the story itself has been selected by a lunch shared in order to relate future lessons. Yeah, and the last one says, Ron is also ambia. He says in the beginning that truly we have sent down the Koran fee the crew come in it is your reminder. Yes, it has things about you.

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Okay, I found the verse here in sort of ambia our last one the season

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Verse number 10 la danza de la comme kita the fee the crew Come on, surely we have already sent down to you all a book in it is your reminder after that afternoon will you then not use your intellect? Now what is even more amazing is the next verse. Allah says what can what can cause some Nam in Korea tin can at Valley metal one shot Nevada in a hurry. Then after telling us that inside the Khurana things about you a lot, then essays and how many wrongdoing nations have we destroyed previously? You see the connection? The connection is I'm going to speak about things from the history. But they're all about the future. Yeah, how many nations were destroyed in the past? Why

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did we destroy them? What happened to them? That's a lesson for you. Yeah, that's one of the benefits of the following stories that they contain in it. Things are very pertinent to you as individuals as communities and as a nation as well. Another interesting about buying stories is a seeming lack of detail. People love to hear lots of detail about stories and nitty gritty names, places, Arizona sofa, but what you find in the Quran, is that details that you would like for them to be there or expect are not there. For example, this story is a very good example. Allah gelada spoke about the story and said, the only detail we know is that the people were known as having

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three messengers came to them. Do we know the names we don't know the names, no mention of Iran, then there is a man out of all the people only one man believes, yeah, a lot only schools in a larger amount. That's all. No person, no name, no identification, nothing whatsoever. Now what is even more interesting is that in other places, the Quran gives very specific details. And one of the examples of this is of soleimani later on in his life. Once what happened is he called the Council of war. And he asked all of these top elite soldiers that listen, there is a queen in Yemen, called the Queen of Sheba. And we want to teach a lesson. You want her to want to become Muslim, and they

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want a nation to submit. So what should we do? What should we do? He comes up with a suggestion. He says, Hey, you can get Didi Tao Sheila, which one of you will fetch her throne for me. She had a very expensive throne. And the idea was that if we can take the throne, from beneath the nose, and have you know, beneath the nose, they will surprise they will shock and she will think twice about coming to attack us rather, she perhaps will become Muslim.

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Now he puts that idea out to his men and one person comes forward and says you know what? I can do it. Anyone know who that person was?

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Who is the one who responded to the sort of madness who said you can be a teeny myalgia Which one of you is going to bring me her throne?

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Allah says someone Colette is freed from the gym said you know what? I'll bring it to you before you end this meeting. Yeah, the name of the gin is related to us, RJ isn't it? Not even a gin the name of the gin? Yeah, so at times upon is giving us specific details. And other times it seems like it's glossing over some details. Why is that? The reason that is the case is to teach us a lesson. What is important for you to know are the things I have mentioned. Let your curiosity be shaped by what I have spoken about. Not by the things I have decided to gloss over is a very important lesson because what happens is that people are supposed to

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have a culture amongst the Muslims. They like they love to ask irrelevant questions. Questions that no benefits. Yeah. Even in the Quran, you find that Allah Allah Allah spoke about this people asking irrelevant questions say Oppo Luna phenethyl Rob Aram colorwheel porno calm certain certain some cologne Raja Millay. Allah said, and they will say the following. They have this conversation amongst himself. They say, you know, regarding the people of the cave, how many were there? You know what, there was three and the fourth was the dog. How there was enough, it wasn't around. Actually, it was five and the sixth one was a dog. They will have this two back back and forth. Now this

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discussion like the geeks basically talking about the details of some comic. Yeah, no, no, it wasn't that he got it all wrong. Allah says Ahjumma believe that is throwing pebbles in the dark. A foolish person who's throwing trying to hit a target in the dark, meaning allies condemning that type of compensation. Why? Because those questions are absolutely irrelevant to the story. How many there were here.

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But people do that people ask the relevant stories in our person comes to shake and says, check what is the name of Shannon's wife? He said, Well, I didn't go to the wedding

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and go to the wedding. He's trying to teach him and I said, What is this? What is the wife Shannon going to do with you? You know, do you intend something after divorce?

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You know, use of Alexa. Oh, okay. amazing story. Just one question. Who was that woman? Who was an did he marry and I just need to know, please?

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relevant questions. Harlan, the Quran is teaching us that they're not only silly they are. There are offensive to a lot. You know why? Because when you get caught up in the irrelevant details, you miss the relevant stuff. Yeah, you become distracted and what olark is teaching us becomes then the bottom of the list of for your curiosity. Yeah. So in fact, the Quran by you know, not to not sharing certain details and stories is highlighting to us that what should be your priority is what I have said, not what has not said. So stop asking questions about things that are not there. rather focus on what is there is very powerful. It is in fact trading our way of thinking. Yeah, it is

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teaching us what to prioritize what to prioritize. That's very important for this story, because some details are clearly not they're clearly not there.

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They, their story begins, verse number 31. method and has herbal party and so on and strike an example for them. All the people of the town, us how will Korea if Jahan Muslim when the messengers came to it, when the messages came to it? Now, this is the first verse, and in it the parser has been instructed by Allah to go ahead and share with the Quraysh the story about these people who came a long time ago, all they are known as are the people of the town, or the people of the city.

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Why? Why this story? Why is this story important for the Quraysh is important for the police, because they are going to be striking similarities between those people and their behavior, their profits, and the courage and their behavior with the processor. Yeah, this is one of the main reasons. However, this is important point, the story will contain benefits for not only the kurush, but also the processor. And they will have a benefit in it for him on a personal level as well. How so? Well, he sort of the asking began by saying in a kind of minimal setting. You are truly of those that have been sent to form the team of messengers. Why did the person need to be told that? Well,

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it was a reassurance from Allah, Allah is validating you because everyone else is denying this fact. So Allah is validating you, then the story comes about, most of them

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will soon And remember, when most of them came a long time ago, they will not one, they were three, you are one

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three of the messages were belied by all of the people except for one, and you are being belied by all of your people. Yeah. So if this is what happened to those before you and they were more in number, then what is happening to you should not overly frustrate you. When you hear that other people came before you and struggled in the same clothes as you did. It reassures you and it helps you isn't it gives you strength, you think about the people that came before you, they have to go through this, you know what I can do as well. So it contains benefit for the process as well. Thirdly, it contains benefits for

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for the person who wishes to embrace Islam as the one who is thinking about embracing Islam, because this third person was mentioned in the first passage, all of you are going to disbelieve, except for in the mountains, the ruminative article, except that person who's gonna follow the reminder and who face align the unseen, those few people out there who feel aligned the unseen, they can also benefit from the story, you know why? Because the story will speak about one person who does believe against all odds and comes in the support of the believers of the profits. Yeah. So they will see an example of almost themselves. There is a man once upon a time he came, he was one out of all of them.

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Despite being alone, he took step he believes and he excelled and he was celebrated in the Quran. You know what, I should do that as well. So these perspectives The first is the perspective of the disbelievers. Second is the perspective of the person and the third the perspective of the believer or that one

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Who wants to believe is how you can appreciate the story and in many different ways, so inshallah This can help you reflect on the stories you're asking, okay, how the person who have you know, what would he have taken from this verse? What about the disbelievers? What about the believers so on and so forth, this will help to make to them one of the verses.

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Now, in terms of who are these people who say, Rahim Allah, He says, it is to say that many of the early Muslims said that this town is a town of a mark here, the town of Antioch, for the town of Antioch is on the border of Turkey, and ready to Syria. Yeah, Sham is on the border as it is right in the middle there, between Turkey and Syria. And this town is the one most if not all facilities said is the town which was visited by the messengers. However, they differ as to when this took place. There are basically these two opinions, the first opinion which is mentioned by many scholars, and it goes back to one of the tourbillion, whose name is pata de patata is the first one

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it is said to espouse this view. He said that this is actually in the time where he said Islam just after he was taken up to a larger Allah. It is said that he sent some of his disciples, to the people of Antioch, to call them to Islam, here to call them to Islam, which means that those people who weren't Jews, yeah, those people would use either said, No, they weren't on Jews. They were they were either worshippers. This is the first view. In that case, what is being spoken about here are not prophets in terms of Revelation, but prophets in terms of linguistically they were sent by Isa Salaam. However, the other view is that no, no, this is not those people that time. It is before

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that time.

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And the reason they said this, and it because he had an epitome of this opinion that it is not of that time is one of reasons. Firstly, they said that it is done historically that the people have embarked here and to the they accepted the message of a service and

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yeah, they embraced the message he said so now and they will not destroy it. This story speaks about people that rejected the message and were destroyed in Canada last I hadn't washed the one piercing cry Allah says came and they were all extinct. That's the first point. The second point because he mentioned is that look at the way Ally's speaking about these messengers. He says it out of Santa LA. He was funny when we sent two of them, and there will be light who sent them a lot. We sent them right. And when they were spoken out against their responses, or our Boehner Alamo, in the La Coronavirus alone, our master knows that we are to you those that those have been sent. Again they

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are speaking about Allah. Yeah. So the way the the story is both of the speaks about them is as if they are real prophets, prophets are received revelation. The third interesting point in Tehran dimensions is that

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these people, the story is, were destroyed and made extinct by way of divine punishments. However, even when I said that it is known that after the time of most Ellison, I'm the son of a lot changed the policy of a law change towards creation in that they will never be destroyed,

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by way of divine punishment, for rejecting, they would only be punished by the hands of the believers they after meaning were messengers would come to people afterwards to listen. And they rejected it alone would not destroy them from what they call a heavenly punishment, or them in a summer. Rather, they would be punished by way of jihad from the believers. And there's there's a proof in the Quran for this as well in Surah, passes verse number 43 Allah says well aka the moose elk eater, but mean bad luck, Nell rune and hula. Allah says we gave most of the book after destroying the earlier nations after destroying the nation's meaning after most of Islam people will

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not be destroyed.

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Yeah, people will not be destroyed. Therefore, even to conclude that these people even though they can be said to be from abarca they will before the time of SLS, not even before the time of most of this. Yeah, because these were destroyed by way of divine punishment. This these details really and truly are not very important for most people they are or an academic discussion basically. So they serve a purpose but they are not as important as perhaps some people think. Yeah, alcohol what all we know is that it was horrible Korea, if john Mercer lunula says when messages came to it

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Now this there's a few linguistic things to appreciate here. The first is, a lot of other says that remember when the messages came to not them back to it? What is it referring to?

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I read the verse again and put forward for them the example of the people of the town when the messengers came to it, the town. Yeah. Instead of saying when the missiles came to home them last cell when the message came to it, why do you think that was the case? is truly She sounds more logical to say when the message came to the people, right.

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So what what do you think that is?

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Any ideas?

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You

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know, if

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they came to the town, they were they, they were they made they identified the town to visit.

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The people are the ones they're going to address. Obviously. Bala said, No, they came to the town.

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Not the people. Yes.

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Okay.

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Okay, maybe there was places inside the area, which we will places go. So they wanted to change everything, the people and what the people have set up there? Possibly, yes. Maybe people came to the town.

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Okay, perhaps there were more people that will come later on to the town,

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perhaps will allow them, they seem to want this to show that.

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Okay, that's very good. But that's obvious. through other words, ie they came. The fact that they came already shows they were, if you like foreigners, to those people, they're not from the people. But why did they come? to it? Not to them is?

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Yeah.

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The problem is from the people, though.

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I thought you're gonna say fine, perhaps.

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But that will be even more strange, because he does go to five and do reject Him

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the people

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It seems as though the reason is, if you if the messengers targeted the town, they wanted to leave a permanent change that would last even longer than the people themselves. Yeah, maybe they change the town, then the generation that was there living would change. And so with the children, their children's children, so on and so forth. So they came to the town, we want to change this in a big way. We want to bring these people to the truth and make sure the truth remains. This is perhaps one of the reasons why it is in saloon

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is very last one was another

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thing that came today.

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A fleet fleet, they said the word fleet comes from

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the free app, the free and they said the free it means to leave something in the dust. So speaking about the speed of this gin, lead, lead people in the dust.

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Okay, so

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yes.

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Yes. A place for people

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to change that area.

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Yes.

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Change this area?

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Hold on, man. Just think about

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Okay, what else I want to say this two things yet, when they came to get the fact that they came to the town is also telling. And what it shows us as that these messages, they went out of their way to call those people. You know, if you live in place, and then you hear about another town, another city and you hear the people a bit messed up, you know, they do dodgy things that worship either so on and so forth. Many people would say, you know what, that's their business. You know, maybe I should focus on what's happening over here. You know, what, what happens over there is the business rather large and is drawing our attention to the fact that they went out of their way to go and try

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and help those people.

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Yeah.

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Okay, so this leads us to the first lesson from this first verse and that is to be proactive in dour person should be proactive, you should look for opportunities to call people to Islam and to help people. And this is the way of the prophets of Salaam. One of the things that happens in his life is that he goes to five. Yeah, he goes to five wins at the house.

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And, you know, when he left to go to five, he left because the situation became unbearable for the Muslims in Makkah. When it became unbearable, then he looked for another opportunity for to spread the message of snap. And you looked at by goodbye. It was like a sister city to Mecca. Yeah, it was like a sister city to Makkah. They they had even some family ties as well from both cities. So there was a link there. In time when he went, however, he left the parking lot on foot. Yeah. Which takes around about two hours to walk. Yeah, this is what they said round about two hours to work. And the route to five is a bit difficult because five is is Highlands. Yes. Like they said, it's like a

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resort in the mountains almost. So the route to go to life is very difficult. The reason for the one by foot is in order to not arouse any suspicion on behalf of people. Once you leave, you know, to go to another town, it is almost as if you are turning in your passport and saying I no longer want to be part of your nation anymore. I'm going to go and be an part of another nation. Yeah, this will be hugely controversial. And that is why the person went by foot in order to not allow people to find out and that is I when they rejected him, he said, Okay, you've rejected me, but allow me one thing, and that is do not tell the people of Moscow. Yeah, this is what he said when he left. So it shows

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that the person was very smart, and the way he operated. And though he took all of these measures, his heart was fully reliant on that last panel of another list. The main lesson is that he was proactive he was looking, and even the first hitter to hammer show was also another example of activity from the processor and trying to spread the message of his sentiment. The next verse is also net EULA, he was an ad for Canada boom, far as is now the 30th.

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all sudden when we sent to them to two of the messengers. Now the thing is father, receiving one messenger, is already a Nana from Allah. Receiving two messengers, Paula, this is a double blessing from Allah Subhana. Allah is all sudden that you leave with the nanny for kids, the boomer, then Allah says they belied both of them. They'd be like both them see the fire in the middle there, forget the boomer, they said, this is the fat of

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the old implication. What does this mean? It means that something is implied in between the lines. Read it again, if our Salah Illa he was the name and when two messengers came to them, you see now a larger law says they came to them. Yeah. When they came to them, what happened is, he something is implied. They came and in true prophetic style, they call the people the gaze and our they tried to advise them, and no one's Paula can speak to people more articulately, the prophet of Allah, though it can be more compassionate that the prophets of Allah to people, they did all of this for the Buddha. Despite that, they believe both of them. Yeah. Which shows us you know, how noxious these

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people were, you know, they got to profits. And what do you know, after the efforts, the blind, both of them forget the boom, then what happened? Alone destroyed them? No surprises. Now, the 30th we reinforced with a third, we reinforced with a third here is very interesting. The language here are legit. I've never said too fast. There's no humor. Besides, we reinforced the two of them with a third, Allah said we read we reinforced with a third.

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What is the difference? Well, the first statement we reinforced the two of them with a third will mean that those two messengers, they were helped by the sending of a third messenger.

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But by saying we reinforced with a third implies that it wasn't really to help the messengers. It was to help the call of the messengers. When the two became realigned. A third was sent in order to keep alive the call of that one. Yeah, this is one of the subtleties being brought to us through this linguistic tune in Pfizer's nappy 30. There's a half of them for all

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football when they came together as a three now they all

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said in the LA como saloon, indeed we are to you from those that have been set in the illegal, more saloon. Now here there's a smaller number of things. First of all, there were three of them and they came together. Yeah, there are three of them, but they came together to re issue the message of a larger law.

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Now the thing is, if they've already rejected two of them,

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the third when it comes along, you may say listen to them, you already been rejected, what's the point of me doing as well, they're gonna reject me as well. However, they were not fazed by the rejection of the people. They continue to do that with and this time, they did it all together for pilu. There was a show of unity, they did it all together. And this is very interesting, because you know, in our times, we find that some people they believe they can take on the whole world and do that for themselves. Yeah, Superman Tao, basically, that, who needs other people are working on myself, one man soldier, and the dour rest of my shoulders. Now, you know, in a lot. Here we are

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being taught that they are prophets of God, they need to come together in a group in order to do that. What then about human beings that are nonprofits? Yeah. If the profits of a law needed to come together to do that, what then about the rest of us? Probably not. The other thing interesting is that football, they all said shows us that they were working together. Yeah, they're working together. This is another important thing. How much divisions are there amongst the Muslims? Even those of the similar background? They can't work together on anything? Yeah, they kind of work together on anything. And then is how there's so many depressing things that happen simply because

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of a lack of unity amongst practicing people. Yeah, not people that are not practicing, is really spotlight. It's so devastating, especially in these times where Muslims organizations are being attacked, when they are being attacked, what happens? They come on the news, front page stories, people are called to extremist, so on and so forth. And then that individual, and his organization becomes what they call toxic. Yeah. What does it mean to become toxic, it means that other mosques, other Muslim organizations, they don't want to be seen with them anymore. They don't want to interact with them anymore, lest they also be called extremists as well.

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So pauma in this verse, two messengers will be light, are called extremist radicals, wherever you want to call them. And then the third came along and said, Listen, I don't want to be associated with you guys. You've already become toxic. Well,

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I'm gonna do my own thing. Yeah. Like I said, No, we need to work together.

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And he came together with them. And then the issue to call again, a lot of Yeah, a show of unity. And solidarity. Something which is on a very, is absent big time where we live sponsor today. The other interesting thing is that when they came together, what did they say? They said something very simple. They said in the LA como saloon, indeed, we are to you from those have been sent. Yeah, we are of those that have been sent. Meaning they didn't change their message. They kept it the same.

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And what we find is later on the people, they reject all three of them. In response to the rejection, the messengers, they say the same thing again. Yeah, what does that teach us? It teaches us that even though

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you know people were offended by the call of Islam by these people, and they became a noxious rude and aggressive towards them. They didn't say you know what, perhaps we should change the message of Islam a little bit because you know, people not accepted this message. Maybe we should dilute it down. Maybe you should take away these things because these things people don't like to hear about those things. Now they said no, we don't have a decision on what to select from Islam. We will give everything what we have been charged with to the people in a legal masala. You take you all or you don't, we're not going to change anything. Yeah, we are responsible for changing anything that was

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sent.

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This verse teaches us one important lesson and that is that we should be resilient and assertive people. We should be people that are resilient that have suburb hear the meaning of summer doesn't just mean patience. It means to be determined. It means to be a person of resolve and persistence. And this is taught to us in South Sudan awesome. Very interesting households lots of hands, a lot of gelato versus when I asked him, I swear by time

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in an incentive, people you know what their fate is going to be loss in larina. warm inside the hot water so we'll happy whatever service sober except people that are have three or four qualities. They have faith, the act on the faith. They call people to the faith and then they have patience. Why was sobor mentioned at the end

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The reason being is that you know what, when you believe you start practicing your faith, especially when you start calling others to your faith, people are going to make life difficult for you. When they do, they'll say, Oh, you know, it's too difficult for me when I don't think I'll do this long thing anymore.

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But they'll also be sober. And they enjoin, sober on each other meaning they say, continue to be faithful to Allah, continue to persist in this call, don't give up. Don't give up. So this is one that the lesson from this verse from Sharla was something else want to mention.

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Now, if anyone wants to reflect on the seal as well, we find that the process seldom he stayed in Mexico for 30 years, it was only after 30 years that there were signs of worldly prosperity, because only then that history was made. People the active gave the pledge of allegiance, and then they began to win battles. And then they began to prosper in a worldly sense. So 13 years of struggle, the person had to go through why in order to show us that Muslims, you need to be tough people, resilient people. And the person also said, you know, the strong believer and what we know we hide in alarming, and mommy not life is more better and more beloved to Allah than the weak believer.

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Strong in every sense, physically, psychologically, spiritually, in every sense. He's better and more beloved to Allah than the weak believer. But he could include, though in all of them, there is goodness.

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Okay, the next verse, all these obnoxious people from this town, they responded to the prophets, what did they say? Paloma. antem elaboration mithuna. They said, You are only human beings just like us. One hands a lot of Elementary and the old mersive one hasn't sent down anything to you whatsoever. In anthem Atlantic reborn, you are only lying.

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They said three things. First thing they said is you know what? We're not going to believe you. Why? Because you human beings, just like us.

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What is that for?

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This argument is is given by so many nations against the profits. We're not gonna believe me because you're just a human being like us. What do they mean mother?

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That's the first thing they said the second thing they said, you know, Iraq, man, God, he hasn't said anything to you.

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The third thing they did is that they defame the prophets, and they call them liars. They call them liars. So going back to the first point, what do they mean by in unto Mila Bashar messenger? You human beings just like us? How can we how can we accept you as prophets? When you're just human beings? What did that mean? Because they believe themselves, they will never be perfect. They will never be

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the creator will never set.

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So how can you

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say, okay, so they believe that God doesn't send profits

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will never be profitable. How can you be? Ah, okay, so we can't be profits because we're human beings. So how can you be perfect? human being as well? Okay, yes.

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So you say that

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it's about 30. Yeah.

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Okay.

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Right. Okay. So the brothers said that, you know, this is about authority. You know, your people, human beings just like us. If we're going to have to listen to you, then you should be superhuman. Yeah. Interesting. Yep.

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Okay.

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Very good. If they're saying that, listen, if you're gonna, if you're,

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this seems to be a small sampling behind your

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mini does this company announcement

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that if you come in with a super message, you need to be superhuman? Basically. Which

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does that really make sense? Is it really about that? You know, had it come down by angels? Would they have believed? This is something a lot of tools another place in the Koran that had you or my husband been an angel? You know what these people they wouldn't have accepted it. They still wouldn't have accepted Exactly. The this argument you're just a human being like us is an expression of the arrogance of the people

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is an irrational argument. And it's not really about we're not gonna listen to you because of XYZ.

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Roger is we're not going to believe you. We're not gonna listen to you because we don't want to listen to you. Why should we have to listen to you for this is an expression of arrogance. And this is the problems karma that people have. They don't want to take orders from others, isn't it? Especially if the other saying, Listen, you're doing so many things wrong? You worshipping stone that's wrong. The way you live, your lifestyle is wrong. And you don't believe in the hereafter. You need to worship God and God alone, live by His laws, and you need to you need to change your ways. immediate reaction would be why should I have to listen to you?

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This was Palma way bleached it against a legend Allah, why should I have listened? Basically, he put forward an argument. I am better than other. Yeah, I made a phase made of clay. Was it really the fact that shavonne was made of fire? and other was made of clay? The reason why police said what he said it was, it was because of arrogance. So you see people I agree, but they can express themselves by way of false arguments. Yeah, they express themselves by way of false arguments. And this, you know, one of the ironies of this Panama is that though people reject religion, out of arrogance, they don't realize that

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they they say we want freedom. That's what we don't want religion. Yeah. What they themselves are the most enslaved people out there. This is one of the ironies, they don't want to accept religion, because they say we don't like the laws. But at the same time, they are people who are enslaved, you know, and I think is part of the, for example, women, women in these times, especially those that live according to the Western values, they are the most

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slaves of all people. And they don't even realize it. Yeah, I think to ourselves, karma, they say, hijab is a sign of a Christian. I'm not gonna let the person tell me to wear a hijab, as a person. However, those same women,

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they're very happy to class in their face with toxic chemicals every day of their life in order to live up to an arbitrary standard of beauty set by these massive corporations.

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I mean, come off, if you tell me one day you wake up in the morning, and you're like, you know, what can I just rode into work like john does? He looks like he's still sleeping. I wish I could do that as well.

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You can't do that. Why? Because there's so much social pressure on her to conform to a particular style of dress and appearance. She cannot go against it. Am I right or wrong?

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What is this, you are living by as a slave, but not to Allah. To accompany

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Li saddling his his family, you know, you love, the love, we love but at the same time, to be honest, we look deeply this is very sad. And this irony, we don't want to live we don't want to be religious you because you can live by the laws. Have you take a look at yourself. The law is alien. I mean, it's horrendous the type of pressure that women under, in this sexualized society, the especially the adolescent girls, they are under enormous pressure to look a certain way. I remember when I first began practicing as a pharmacist, there was a young Nigerian girl who had school uniform when she came, and she wanted to buy laxatives to make her go to the toilet. So I said, What

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do you need these medicines? Who said I just want the massive what's your symptoms? I don't have any symptoms.

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What do you want that medicine for? She was not pointing I want that one that

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I was confused. And then one of my colleagues, they said don't sell it to her. I said why? And she said, because she wants it in order to lose weight. The girl was 1213 years old max awesome power online. This young 12 Digital wants to put herself wants to stop, you know, medicine down her throat in order to lose weight when she's 12 years old. Why? Because she's worried about the way she looks wise, you know, the way the way she looks? Because that's what society is forcing upon her. Is she not a slave them? Is she really free? Are those girls really free? No, they're not. You know. So this is part of the irony. The real irony is that it thinks Allah is that when a person becomes a

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slave Allah, he becomes truly free. He becomes truly liberated. He tastes the sweetness of this life upon Allah. When you become a slave to anyone else, then you become truly miserable in your life. There is no happiness in that lifestyle. May Allah make us free slaves and hymns.

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Okay, that's one thing. Well, Illa Bashara Mithra. This is an argument is not true argument rather expression artists. Then they said woman's a lot of women she hasn't said anything to you. Why did they say this? Again, they wanted to reject the idea that they had to accept the message. One of the ways they could get away get around that is to say, you know what, God hasn't sent anything to you whatsoever.

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Simply they refer to Allah as a man or a man. Why did they refer to Allah as a rationale here? You know what, to be honest, I'm not sure. That looks many places to find why they refer to Eliza rush man, when they're supposed to be either worshipers. And what we know in the Quran is either worship is they, it seems as though they don't accept the name of a man to be God's name. Allah say and sort of upon that. He say, what about rush man and a student in Marana who is a man anyway? You were gonna

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prostrate to someone that you command as to here it seems that atomic power you mentioned something amazing. He said that the words are we who is a Russian man do not mean that the bush ricotta maka didn't recognize a loss or a man or his name. Rather, they knew he was awash man. But they didn't want to accept that. Yeah, they don't want to accept that as his name. So he said this was like, it was turning away and rejecting this the idea to prostrate to God, regardless of whatever his name is, not that they saying we don't know what man is. This is mentioned by Atari.

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It is a pseudo pseudo Fatiha. And it's the sort of idea, which means therefore that just because they were it was it doesn't mean that No, I didn't recognize Allah. Yeah. So they said, Rahman hasn't said anything to you last year, they said in antem, illa ductable, you are lying. And when they said you are lying, you have to appreciate the impact that would have that is what they call character assassination. When you become labeled with a particular label, then it has an impact on your standing in society. Yeah, if someone called you a liar, fair enough. One person, you could, you could save so this person isn't always talking about if 10 people called you a liar. You know

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how they will saucing. 10 people call him a liar. There's no smoke without fire.

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If the whole town started calling you a liar.

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That means wherever you go, wherever you do, people like this

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company where he says, Have you heard he is a liar? Imagine

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what they would say about the processor. he's a he's a sir. He's a magician, magician. Oh, he's crazy. Imagine if someone called you crazy. Imagine if the label you are crazy, became the standard. You turn up to work one day, and your doctor, your professional. And you're sitting in a meeting and then people are speaking about a case. Maybe a patient or something. And people offering their professional opinions comes to you and you speak you offer your pressure professional opinion that like crazy guy speaking to you in any way, is the most No, no. You know, how would that how would that make you feel?

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People make you irrelevant? In the eyes. Panama is deep. It would break people. That's what it will do. It would break you. If people start to treat you like you're irrelevant. Are you crazy? Allah says that's what the prophets had to deal with.

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And the other one, the other way of looking at it is why did they call them liars for whatever the label them? The reason they labeled them is in order to cast doubt on their integrity. Yeah. Because you know, what happens is power law. When you can't argue against someone's ideas. You try to target the integrity, isn't it? It means you already lost the argument. If you reject monotheism, which we explained to be the truth, bring an argument against it. Instead of saying you're a liar, you smell what's the what's the, what is me? And any of my personal defects have to do with my message. Can you argue against that? This panel is very telling, especially in our times in I remember when the

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story about jihadi john broke.

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And cage. They had reports about the background of this man before he went to Syria and join ISIS Germany's right so one of the spokesperson cage, he goes on Sky News, right? And she's going to interview now a cage, what they were saying is that this man who they call jihadi john, he was a normal human being at one stage. And he came to us when he was normal, and kind, caring person. And he said, you know what the Secret Service is they are hounding me.

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They keep coming to me and interrogating me and is catering to me helped me. So Kate said, we have to appreciate the cycle of violence here meaning, don't just say ISIS made him go crazy. And ISIS making Iran go crazy. ISIS is the problem so on and so forth, rather say ISIS have a

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role to play. And you know who else has a role to play our own government? Yeah. Do people want to hear that? They don't want to hear that. Right. So the spokesperson comes on Sky News, that lady's wicked lady, the first thing she asked him is not, you know, the report that you have is evidence based. What is your research? so on so forth? It is. So do you? Do you condone acts of terrorism?

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Do you condone acts of terrorism? Are you Are you not going to condemn it? Now the thing is part of what is really strange, which is really a

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word of a dilemma is that it's one of those questions in it, would you still be your wife? What do you mean Dr. superwide? Was is was both times?

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Gonna take me out? It's one of those questions, basically. So it's a loaded question. Now what happens most people when they are given loaded questions, they falter. And they falter. So this this, this brothers, Paula wouldn't why he felt sorry for that she kept on wanting to, you know, destroy his integrity instead of looking at the facts and the substance of the report. Why? Why only because you have an agenda. Yeah, this is what the Quran is teaching us. Now there are the important lesson is this. When that happens, I'm what do they do? Any they they become flustered?

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Yeah, I do can condemn all acts of terrorism. Or, you know, maybe someone's a bit more.

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He's got a bit more zeal. He says, I condemn all acts of terrorism, as well as that of Israel and their real estate. But then there's someone come along and say, listen, we can do better than that. Say, why? Because obviously, Listen, why do I have to condemn an act of terrorism that I didn't do? Oh, interesting. That's a good one. Yeah. Someone else comes along and says, even better than that.

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That question is interesting. Are you saying that because I'm Muslim, I'm a terrorist? Do you believe that all black people are criminals?

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Oh, you managed to turn around on me? Yeah, right around me. So people differ in how they tackled these things. But the point is that the prophets of Allah, they had the same type of arguments levied at them. And what the Quran shows is that it didn't fluster them. It didn't make them become distracted.

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Rather, they will remain focus on the message. And that is telling of the character of the prophets panel not in such difficult time as they didn't falter. Rather they remained focused. So this is the last verse of today's lesson. They said in response to being called lions in response to being told that you know, allies and send them anything. They said all or buena Alamo in a llama salon. They said our master, he knows, indeed we to you are those that have been set? We are messages. What a response, isn't it? First of all expresses that they remain calm in such a volatile situation. Everyone's calling you a liar. People are becoming very obnoxious towards you. How are you going to

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do with the rudeness? They remain calm and collected. They said, You know what? You all say we're liars. But you know, Allah knows that we're not liars. That shows us upon law that they found this strength in the knowledge of Allah.

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Allah, his view of them is what mattered the most, not the people's view of them. That's very telling Spanner. People care what other people think about them. Some people care more than others, the prophets of Allah, the only kid was unlawful to them. So

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interestingly, hence, the linguistic point is the word the word rabona. Our Master is actually a person, it's actually an oath. So they said, you know, they brought a Lhasa witness By Allah, he knows that we're not lies, he knows that we are from those that have been sent, which is a very emphatic way of talking. I swear by God, I'm not lying. Yeah, that illustrates your conviction as well. Yeah, to remain convict with conviction in such a difficult time is also very telling as well. Yeah, of the of the, for the character of the messages is

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excellent, is a form reassurance. They are reassuring themselves, by the knowledge of Allah. And that links up to the meaning of sort of your scene because allows reassuring the process certain by saying in the condominium Rosaleen, indeed you are from those who have been sent. I'm telling you that I swear by the Koran, that you are from those that have been sent. Now, he sees an example of the lesson he was being taught, being practiced by previous prophets. I told you, I reassured you, you're from the messengers, but let me show you about messengers that use that knowledge to reassure themselves in difficult situations. Yeah, those messengers are up on a in a local landmark.

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saloon. Now the words indeed we are to you, from those who have been sent have already been said before. When the first thing they said was Paulo in LA commercial this time said, they said in la que la Barcelona was the difference between this time on that statement, one letter, excellent the lamb in the la que la Marcello, the lamb is to give great emphasis, instead of saying we are from those that have been said, they said, Truly We are from those that have been sent. The reason why they emphasize more is that the because the people are emphasizing that they are liable. So when the wood is number four be increased, their convictions increased.

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That's the result, when people became more aggressive towards them, they only made them more convinced about their beliefs and the identity in a cooler, more saloon

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type wanted to share with you one story in Sharla.

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Are these two lessons? Yes. The first lesson from this verse is that it teaches us we should remain focused and not to be distracted. This is a very important lesson because many people they ask us

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many loaded questions, I gave you an example one of those. And what happens to many of us is that we you know, we we don't do a good job in responding. Many times we are sent on a merry go round by these people. And what we say is dictated by the questions. Yeah, in fact, upon law, what happens is that many people, they identity become shaped by the the opinion that they hold in other people's eyes. If people are very Islamophobic, towards Muslims, some Muslims will begin to identify themselves according to the traits that those people claim that they have, you know, propaganda, it has a big effect on people's minds. Yeah, if people keep saying that Muslims, and stuff a lot of

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backward, you know,

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backward,

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people who, you know, against human rights, all these things, and they keep saying it, some Muslims will out, they will start to believe these things. And then they will begin to identify themselves with those things. And they will try to, they will make changes in their lives in order to stay away from those type of ideas. However, here, the prophets of God, when people were accusing them of so many things, they remained focused

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on what the issue was, and they never changed their message, they kept it the same, which is why the statement is repeated, to show that they were not simple people. Rather, they were people who are focused in difficult times, they didn't change that it's not. I didn't change the message. And this is the one story I want to share with you from the CEO of the processor as well.

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Well, I said amazing story, it is at a time in Macau, where just before the death of

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the people became enraged by the process of them and the elite from amongst them came to apathetic and said, Listen, now, your nephew is saying things which are unacceptable, unacceptable. And what they said is, he claims that we are better than our forefathers. Now, that may not mean much to ask for them. They had this sacred belief that our forefathers are always going to be better than the offspring. That's a given. Now, this man has sent me saying that idol worship is wrong, which means Therefore, our forefathers were wrong, which means therefore, that they are better than their forefathers. Yeah. So one of them are threatener via us from amongst the leaders. He said, Listen,

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this is too much. So now Batali became perplexed, he didn't know what to say. So they said we're going to visit him hurt. Well, you know, we are counseling personam. He sits down with him in a private meeting. And he says to him, look at this question. Are you better than our forefathers?

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loaded question isn't, isn't? What does he say? If he says yes, what? We're better off, you're better than our forefathers. He's lost. If he says no, last, isn't it? Do you see as a loaded question, look at the person the person said and didn't say anything.

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didn't respond to the question. As he was looking at this ponder the amazing character present. He didn't. He wasn't distracted by a loaded question. He said, Okay. I see if I answered this way. It was that way. Hello, is this wrong? Therefore, I'm not going to agitate this man. By saying yes, we are because XYZ rather I'm going to remain slightly less he waited then earth but because it didn't get a response. He goes on.

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He goes on to criticize the process on him. And he says this and look what you've done. You have

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caused divisions amongst the people you have caused, the breakup of families, so on and so forth. You've done so many bad things to us. He keeps on relating so many things. So many things that would agitate you. You don't want you broke up that household. You know, he said, of our forefathers, you know, we don't have family over there, then bits because of you. You see, so what person do after this man has spoken so much? He says, Have you finished?

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He said, Have you finished? He says, Yes, I finished. Then he begins to recite from Surah Al facilites Bismillah R Rahman Rahim he recites upon him about 13 or 14 verses and at the end the verses are speaking about how the mood and our teaching our prayers were utterly destroyed by the Almighty Allah. At that moment, it's about he couldn't take any boys. He grabbed the face and persona as a hospital hospital stopstopstop This is too much for me, I can't take this anymore. What do you do? He got up and he left and he went to his people he said, This man is something else. This man is something else I wanted to try and persuade him and Alas, I came back shot. So yeah, this is

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the lesson the person he didn't become distracted by loaded questions rather he remained focused the main main focus they resolve this at the end of the does have sort of lost some other things happen when what is open when we see you next week in shop next week we'll be off to a shop

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because it's not the time to come along early in Charlotte next week will be after the issuance and I believe it is 815 next week, and Sharma so we will be conditional.

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