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Abu Darda reported Allah’s Messenger as saying: “If anyone learns by heart the first ten verses of the Surah Al Kahf, he will be protected from the Dajjal”. (Sahih Muslim 1766) ‘The Sleepers of the Cave’ is a four part lecture that covers the stories narrated in Surah Al Kahf. First there is the story of the sleepers of the cave who slept therein for a long period, this is more than a story it is a Sign from Allah. Then there is the story of the mysterious teacher who shows Musa (AS) how life itself is parable and the importance in seeking knowledge. We are then told of those who get sucked in to the glitter of this life, the story of the Two Gardens. And further there is the story of Dhul-Qarnain, the powerful ruler of west and east, who made an iron wall to protect the weak against the strong. These stories refer to the trials and tribulations humanity will face, uncertainty, and vanity of this life. There are many lessons to learn from this surah, which can only be understood through patience, humbleness and the fullness of knowledge.
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hamdulillah hearable alameen wa salatu salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad he was early he was so happy he made a lot of melanoma and found out son of Mr. Linton was eaten element of your country Dini herbal alameen Allah Mr. Halina Vic medical insurer Alena grammatica Angela Lee calm smilla Rahmanir Rahim. Allah subhanaw taala said in the Quran in surah verse 83 hours of learning the shaytani r rajim.
aluna can do carnation equals F Lu I mean, who the CRO? Allah Subhana. Allah says in the Quran, and they asked you about the Quran, say I shall recite to you something of the story or I will recite to you some of his affair or his remembrance or mentioning
this is the fourth story in sort of caf. And Allah subhanho wa Taala clearly says here that it was an answer recitation of this story, it's an answer to a question.
The Hadees that we have is what is called the Hadith of the lead on the authority of Sade of new Juba, who was one of the students of our beloved God best. Actually, one of the most prominent students of our beloved not best for the long run oma that Abdullah Abner best
narrated the story that the pagans have kurush they sent another man Hadith and a bunch of Nabil white to the Jews, rabbis, the Jewish rabbis in Medina, the challenge and to ask an inquisitive, inquisitive about the affairs of the prophets of the law, and he will send them and they brought from them three questions that required answers to test the prophecy to test the truthfulness of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. And the three questions were what about the about young men who disappeared in the ancient time and what happened to them? And what about a man that
traveled or spread or pafa which means basically, to
what his thoughts I should have never been?
Yeah, but we know what pull off is that pafa here really means someone who
he moved around or spread his his traveling around tawaf, Partha machete calado Malati. baja is someone that reached the furthest of the East and furtherest of the West,
navigate, maybe a lot of and then the third question was about tell us about
this hadith is there is one missing link in the Hadith one missing narrator so that is why the Hadith is not authenticated as a hadith. But then the rest of the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I will give you the answer tomorrow. And then after 15 days, Allah Subhana, Allah revealed sort of that gap.
And in that, there is the answers for the questions that they've asked. And here is the answer to that question about the man that navigated or spread or traveled to the furthest of the East and to the furthest of the West. So Allah subhanaw taala say they asked you about the codomain. What is the core mean? The in Arabic language is someone that it's used to describe someone with a certain attribute.
We say about a lion, His Majesty is Buddha Jalali will a crown, Allah of the great majesty and great honor and infinite honor. We say
if someone has certain attributes, for example, someone has a hat, we say the blue bar, for example of someone who has a hat. So this is what blue means in Arabic language. And it comes in three different forms, though, the end there, depending on where it falls in the sentence and if it's a subject or an object,
and they'll coordinate is someone that has coordinate. Now the Korean and Arabic language means a horn means basically someone who has two horns, but also has other different meanings. And the Arabic language we say carnations, the two horns of the sun, meaning the east and the west.
Because the sun comes out from the east, and that's one horn, and it sets in the west. And that's the other horn. So the earlier the scholars different about what exactly means about the coordinate, some said that he actually had sort of a helmet that had two horns on it, some say it's the shape of his head. And some said, No, it really refers to what is clear in his story, that it is someone who navigated to the furthest of the east, and to the furthest of the West, and that how he possessed or owned or read the two columns, the two horns of the sun, by traveling the great distances. And Allah is given us the answer to the question here until I will tell you the affair or the story of the
Now, some might say if this was a man or a king of great power, of great dominion, then history should have told us told us something about this, this little pod name must have been mentioned in history somehow. And some actually went further, to even say that this was Alexander the Great, because Alexander the Great, is been portrayed in many of the statues or others, that he was wearing helmet that has two horns. And also he is someone that went all the way to Africa, and then all the way to the farthest east and got the India someone who actually navigated the east and the west of the known ancient world. In the past, however, the majority of this scholar, and it is explicit in
their explanation of the interpretation of the surah. They refuse that and No, do not accept it. Knowing that they'll coordinate as described in the Quran is a righteous King is someone of righteousness, someone of justice, and Alexander the Great was not known for these attributes. Alexander the Great was a worshipper of idols as it is well known in the Greek culture and agreeing the theology and this though carmanah of the Quran is a believer is a Morehead is someone who is a Muslim, is someone who professes the unity of the oneness of Allah Subhana with Allah.
Then the Allah ma'am said you can can we judge the Quran by history? Or should history be judged by the Quran? Then, if the carnation is such an important figure of humanity, and he's not, we don't really know who he is, when we go back to the recorded history books, then how can we reconcile these differences? The only method, we understand that Terry or history is of the recording of human beings. And as like everything that is off humans recording, it is subject to change. And it is subject to be lost. And we know major chapters of history have been lost. And a lot of the
scholars have history, they dig out and they rewrite history based on new evidence and new findings. And that part of history has been lost for many, many centuries, if not millennia, like in you look at the Egyptian culture. And you see a lot of the Egyptian history is being rewritten now with Egyptologist, and it has been lost for about 2000 years or more. And we know that there are many other cultures that the history scholars trying to derive that from the ruins and from the relics of what they have left behind. So history itself is not pure and clear. And it is subject to interpretation of the historians. And then another thing of history, history is always dependent on
the one who writes history. Now we know that, you know, history, you know, if you're the Conqueror, then you write history in a glorious way. And if you are defeated, then history will judge you in that particular way. If we take like, you know, American history, for example, if the American Revolution was a failure, then it will go into history as a failure, rebellion against the His Majesty the King of England, and it would not have had the glory that it has today. And it is really what they say history is written by the winners or by the conquerors. So history is really subject to human, not only human interpretation, but also human bias. So we cannot take history and judge
the Koran the world
Allah Subhana Allah, Allah de la de Botton Lumina, Miami, he will say, the words that cannot be refuted the words of the Creator that has been preserved from any change as it is well documented by the Quran by the father by the reciters of the Quran, one upon one upon one in a fashion of colada in multiple narrations in multiple links, and that are all trustworthy. So the lack of dimensioning of the column name and history does not change the way we look at the story. It does not even refute or challenge the stories of the Quran. The other thing that we have is history, really written history is extremely short and limited. And we know that humans have been on the face of the earth,
according to the majority of anthropologists for almost 100,000 years. That's the Homo sapiens history on the face of the earth. But the earliest recorded history is not more than 303,000 years old. And so the history that we have is much shorter than the human experience on the human existence on the face of the earth. So it doesn't negate that there has been major history that is completely lost, and it's not recorded in those pages of history.
So who is this little carny? Now we go back to the Quran. And
it is really not important to put a country it's not important to put an exact name, birthdate, death date, dominion, for those are nine as most of the stories of the Quran. The Quran is not a book of history. And it's not a book of science, it is a book of signs, it is a book of contemplation, it is a book of teaching, and lessons. So what we are concerned with with this story of the Quran is what we can learn and what we can derive of this story. So lots of and Allah subhanho wa Taala is responding to the challenge that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam was faced with. And he said, Well, yes aluna can do Coraline, because actually camino de la, in Canada, who
will do it now human condition in Sabah, for advice Subbu Verily, We established him in the earth, and we gave him the means of everything and he followed the means with the way so Allah says that this was a person
who had great power, a lot of sense, gave him out of everything, set up set up in Arabic language mean basically rope, but also it comes to mean a means or reasons or elements of, of power and might. So you can tell from that verse that this king, this person had a lot of physical power, army power, had a lot of wealth and had the means to be able to travel, discover and roam the earth. Maybe Rome is a good word for fall off.
Right, explore so and Allah says out of these things that we have given them and also mean cliche when Allah says it Now, whenever Allah says it now who mean cliche, that means also he had also wisdom, he had knowledge, he had a lot of things that Allah subhana wa Taala. It's beyond what we consider only just the material, and we will find that out as we read through the story. And the law said for asbestos abandon he followed those means, and he followed his ways. And then Allah subhanaw taala tells us about three journeys, three journeys that remain made.
And then Allah Subhana Allah says in the first journey, had Bella Mallory bishops or Jeddah woofie I in in Hermia or agenda in the her coma, Allah Subhana Allah says until when he reached the setting of the sun, and the setting of the sun meaning the according to the majority of this colors, and Allah knows best is the extreme West is as West as you can go at that time, and allow Allah maybe at any time he reached the furthest west of the earth, and he found he got to a place where Jenna had downloadable CIA in Kenya, he found it setting and in spring of black, muddy or warm or hot water. So the scholar says he reads probably a delta alpha river or a swamp land at the furthest reaches of
the West that he could travel to.
And then Allah says at that point, well, legendary in the coma
He found near it people he found the population at that, at that place. And then Allah says colina del Carmen, a loss Allah says to this coordinate although codename, and there are many different How is the coordinate someone that Allah Subhana Allah sent inspiration and revelation directly to those that make him a prophet? Is he a messenger or a prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala because we know that some messengers of Allah were kings, they were people that had, they were on top of their kingdom examples, David, Solomon, they were prophets, messengers and King and the Prophet our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was given the choice to be either a king and a prophet or a
king, an avid, or the prophet and and a slave to online he chose to be the humble slave of Allah Subhana with Allah.
The difference here is whether the little car Lane was a messenger or not, it is really a matter of difference among the scholars. But also it can mean that Allah gave them an inspiration, like Allah inspired the mother of Moosa, the mother of musella hain ala Mimosa, doesn't need that only moves as the mother of Moosa was a prophet or a messenger of Allah. It means that Allah can inspire certain people with the Quran with a with a certain attribute with a certain honoring that they can receive inspiration direct inspiration from Allah, Spanish Allah and now be profits. And the majority of the scholar says that that was the way that Allah subhana wa tada spoken inspired to the Academy. So
Allah says call dial coordinate Eman to either way mentor him also coordinate either you punish them or treat them with kindness. So, that tells us that he actually not only was on an expedition and exploration, he was a conqueror, he actually had the power to either punish these people or let them go
right from from from the source of the of this ayah.
And then Allah is given him the choice to do either way, allies is given him the option that you either would deal with these people in a good manner or you can also deal with them in a tough, rough manner. And the
way that Dale Carnegie's answer he said answered he said, mmm, volume FSL fan was able to do a lot before you have a new crop. As for him a disbeliever. Who does wrong, those who are transgressors, those who are oppressors, those who are disbelievers, those who are wrongdoers, mmm balena that are self analyzable, we shall punish them.
So my rock dealer obey, and then he will be brought back on to his Lord, who will punish him with a terrible tournament. That is the torment of the Hellfire, and he has a villa, to my radula be fair, it was a new crop. And then he said, Well, m m and m anomala salia. But as for him who believes in a law, and works righteousness and does the righteous deeds, first fella who just and in husana, he shall have the best reward and it is this word is Moore's Law, it is really a general word. So snap meaning in this dunya we will treat them good. And then when he returns to Allah Subhana Allah inshallah, Allah will treat him good. And and that's one of the actually beautiful
miracles of the Quran in the way the expression is not redundant. Allah says in the first in the first area, they will be tormented in this dunya and then when they go back to Allah, they will be tormented before Allah. So the opposite is exactly the opposite is they will be rewarded in this dunya they will be treated good in this dunya by this person, and also when they return to Allah Subhana with Allah, they will get the gardens of Paradise. And then they'll carbine said and we meaning they'll Karmanos an akula who mean and Marina Yusra shall speak unto him and mild words of instructions, so we will treat them well. And in this
journey, a lot tells us about little Carmen as a conqueror, as someone who has power and Allah gave him power over this population. And then he treated them with justice and wisdom. He treated those people justly, those who do bad they will receive the punishment and and those who do righteousness, they will be treated well. So that tells you his wisdom.
And His justice, and that is these are attributes that has to be an any righteous governor, any righteous person of power, that fears a loss of Hannah with Allah, they should be able to apply the law, the law to apply the Sharia to apply justice was really a strong, heavy hand when it's needed to, to do so. So they, they can keep the peace in any society. Imagine a society that has no types of punishment, every certain civilization, every government, every nation on the face of the earth has law enforcement. And it is wise enforcement that treat people with heavy hand when they violate the laws and the norms of that certain society. And when they do good, then this person said, then
they will be treated good, they will be respected, they will be given their due rights. And so that tells you what type of of an authority the main was.
Then Allah tells us about this second journey. The second journey, the first journey was what does he for this of the West, and here he goes to the furthest of the East. Allah says Thelma at best. And then he followed another way, had that either Bella multiply maclear shims. And then when he came to the rising place of the sun, and the scholars of interpretation said, that is the furthest the Far East lohana
Well, gender has nothing to do either Coleman lemenager alone mindu Neha sutra until he came to the rising place of the sun, he found it is he found it rising on a people for home, we meaning a law had provided no shelter against it, no shelter against the sun. And there is two different interpretation of what does that really mean? Some said, this is a description of the land that he found those people at such as the same way where that first verse, he's describing those people in an in a wetland, and in sort of a swamp land theI in in Hermia, and those people are in a place that is flat, had no trees, and no mountains, and the sun has no shade. There is nothing to shade those
people from the heat of the sun. And it is a description of the land geography itself. Some scholars said No, those this was a description of the people that lived in that area where they'll cordain reach and they are people that are basically semi naked or naked, they go around with no cover between them and the sun. There's no shelter between them and the sun and allow them
and then Allah subhanho wa Taala did not tell us more about in this particular journey about what happened there. Because this is a journey that Allah already established the way the Incarnation works, the little coordinate method methodology, his way of conquering his way of government and what he is all about in the first journey. So there is no need to repeat that and the second journey, but then Allah says Cavalli kawakawa Hupmobile melody, whoa, bruh. And so it was, then we knew all about him all about this coordinate, that everything in this will come in. Allah has a knowledge of
and it's the beauty of the pictures that are in the Quran, Allah tells us how Allah has this land revealed and there is nothing, no place to hide in this land. Or these people have, you know, basically they're roaming around and they have no, they're exposed, there's no shelter, and though Allah, we are all are exposed to Allah Subhana Allah in the same way and don't call names works and these are also exposed to Allah Subhana with Allah
and Allah, Allah but the half army condition in meta a law has knowledge of all things.
And then the third journey, and the third journey is the probably the most mysterious one in a way, and it is the one that is most important to our arcada as it is related to one of the great signs of the Day of Judgment. So Allah says about the third journey through maxpass Ababa and then he followed the way Hector Isabella innocent Dane until when he reached between the two, said Dane, now the word said Dane can mean different things. Here the translation said the two mountains and they said Dane can mean two natural barriers.
natural barrier is a said something said meaning something that obstructs the way. It's a barrier to a huge barrier. And it also means a dam. The aim, right, the dam that is a barrier for water flow. So a lot says halfway there Bella Bella in a sad day, and Allah knows where is that place? Where is that places? What did that mean do an email coma. And then he found people in between these two mountains or two barriers, layer Kaduna. If Kahuna Cola, people who scarcely understood the word they cannot understand the word What does that mean? Again, the scholar said, that can mean one of two things, either the language of those people that the Coraline found, at that place between the
two large barriers, they have such a unique language, that they are very, they cannot understand anything. It's they're told, and they are not understood when they are when they speak. And even some scholars narrate certain stories, where to really be able to communicate with these people, there was a chain for 30 translators, or more to translate from one language to another one language to another one language to another until you can reach the interpretation of what they say and and tell them what you want them to know. And the other interpretation of that it's not about unique language is those people were so backward and they were so isolated from the rest of the world, that
to them that own word is so unique, that they are don't understand anything that is beyond their own environment.
Is that understood? Okay. So these are the two different interpretation of layer care do Neff Kahuna Cola, but however, there was this discussion between them, and they'll coordinate and they had a request for the coordinate. So he is a powerful
person of authority, a powerful King, righteous person, that they were able to understand that he can help them He is someone that would stretch a hand of help to them. So there is a request from those people to coordinate. They said Kalia del Carmen in Judah Judah musi Dona Fela, Fela Jai Lu laka. How Jan Allah and Allah Dana novena who said that
they said although convent verily Jews and Jude God and Magog
are doing great mischief in the land, shall we then pay you a tribute in order that you might erect a barrier between us in them? So these people that Carmen was talking to, they said, We have a big problem. We have those tribes, those people those population that are called the Jews and Jews,
and the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the authentic hadith speaks of the Judean meadowood as some of the worst people that are ever created, and the population of the Judean majority, many Hadees are destined to the hellfire. There is that famous Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when, at the day of judgment when a law speaks to Adam alayhis salam, and he said, our cell batha jahannam send me the group of the hellfire. And
the question was, Why am I back to jahannam? And what is the the portion of jahannam of the of the children of Adam, and Allah says from 1999. So those who have I went into panic, meaning one out of 1000 people will get into gender, and the rest is all into the hellfire. And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam reassured them, that the majority of those people are from the origin measured. So that tells us that the tribes are the people of the idea number one, they're enormous, and their population there is a huge population. And people say well, where are they now? We discovered all the corners of the earth and where are these people? We say Allahu Allahu Allah says
there is people that exist they exist that could be who knows what are they Some say that the mogul sometimes or the, the the Orientals because there are some descriptions of their faces and it gives you the Oriental features, but we don't know and Allahu Akbar
But we believe the Quran we believe the words of a law, as it is at is revealed by a lot of his prophets of the law when he was in
that the so we tell we know from this particular narration that these people were in major mischief and corruption and they were tormenting others with their, with their aggression with their oppression and and causing a lot of problems and on earth and they said, Can you help us erect a barrier between us and them, we cannot find them, we cannot tolerate them, and we need your help, and we will pay you, we will pay you for your help, we will give you color charge, meaning we'll pay you
tribute or money or whatever portion. So he said, McCann nifi, he'll be higher that
in which my lord has established me is better than your tribute. Meaning I have, I don't need your money. I don't need what you're going to pay me. Allah has given me better than what you are offering to me tells you that this person is not conquering other nations for what? For money, right? A lot of conquerors, they attack other nations, they subdue other populations for the main main reason of confiscating and using the wealth of others. I mean, that is actually the majority of why wars actually do happen is greed is one nation want to take what another nation nation has. Now here is this King, this this one person that has the power and he's going through the West and
conquering and going through the east, he's when he is offered money, he said, I don't need any of that. I'm not here for that. So he is a conqueror, to only spread the wisdom of Allah to spread the word of Allah subhana wa Taala. And to establish justice, because you see in the first trip, where he was at the West, he said that I will establish order and those who do wrong will be punished, and those who are right will be rewarded. And the same, the same attitude and the same concept of the carbine continues into this journey. And he is saying, I don't need your money, what Allah has given me of power and wealth is better than what you are offering me but I can only be who helped me with
your strength help me with men, I need people. Obviously his expedition his army is not big enough to erect a barrier that would actually hold this huge population and separate him from the rest of the world. And he said I will need help by you by by physical help but you helped me in doing that helped me with strength of men.
Agile Dana komaba in a homearama then I will erect between you and them a barrier
and Allah goes into the actual erection of that barrier. The actual construction of that barrier lucar nine said toonies, Oberon Hadid give me pieces blocks of iron hatay there's ever been a sort of thing and we had filled up a gap between the two mountains or between the two grade barriers that are already there, or the two cliffs column foo he said blow and all them I said that blow meaning and put the fire on just put
He said blow. So, put the fire on head say that Jalla who Nara and then when he made the iron as red as fire, Paula, Tony.
He said Bring me copper and he will put molten melted copper molten copper over this melted iron and creates a
call that a metal alloy right? an alloy which is a mixture of two metals, and is actually now known that when you mixed iron with copper, it makes it more resistant, it makes it stronger and it makes it better resistant to to rusting and other and the natural elements. So he said he did that. And then he erected that barrier. And Allah says Themis spa al Haru. So yeah, jojen Matt Jude, so they could not scale it, they could not get on top of it, while mustapa nakoda and they could not dig through it. And again, we see here the miracle of the Quran in the word and
In choosing the words, the first word start, and the first second word, stop how and to climb something to scale something is easier than digging through it. Right? If you have a fence, it's you don't try to dig through the fence. He tried to climb and scale it. And that's why Allah Allahu Allah, Allah says style of huddle, with the with the light word of style. And then the second one is much heavier, which is to dig through it to dig through. It's much harder to dig through a heavy thick wall of iron and copper alloy.
And but then he said has our metal mirror be this barrier is a mercy from Allah. It's a mercy from my Lord. And because it is helding back, the corruption it's holding back Yeah, Judo jujitsu holding back, those people that will spread unheard of mischief on the face of the earth. So he said, This is what it is for civilization to be able to continue without yet George and George disrupting everything on the face of the earth. He said heavy metal metal be phased out or be childhood. But when the promise of my Lord when over promise of my Lord comes, it will live a he shall level it down to the ground. When is that promise that the Incarnation is talking about? It is the size of
the Day of Judgment. It's the latter days. And it is one of the signs that that barrier that Allah subhana wa tada erected before the agenda
will be ruined before the day of judgment. And then those people will be leached out, and they will be on earth and they will spread their mischief and corruption. And he said What can I do to be haka, and indeed, the promise of my Lord was ever true.
And the authentic hadith in Sahih al Bukhari Do you have another projector maybe that we can use for?
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Yeah, he's only no minions our mother should we should know the names of the wives of the Prophet sallallahu even send them saying I've been to Jacksonville the Allahu Ana is the wife of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam.
This Hadith is narrated in Sahih Bukhari on the authority of zenobia Lowe and had that she said, and then a BSL allottee send them to halali hephzibah that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came to her and he was in a state of fear or alert or alarmed. He was alarmed when he walked into the room of Zainab introjection the mom and her and he said Laila Lola Nan has the right to be worshipped but Allah Allah Allah Allah Allah, Waylon Lily Arab men Sharon Therap woe unto the Arabs from a danger that has come near
40 million years yo ma min min Rodney yeah Judah Judah mismo heavy y la kabhi is more he will impair me will let Italia
so he said that today while to the Arabs from a danger that has come near and some of the interpreters of the Hadith they said that those people will actually will invade the area with the Arab people will live and we and and that's you know part of the land that they will go on and conquer. So the Prophet said walk to the Arabs from a danger that has come near and opening has been made and the wall of yet jujin juice like this and he pointed with his with his with the index finger and with his thumb and he made this circle. He made a circle with the index on the thumb and he's showing how big that hole is. And that hole is the hole is the first hole that was able that
they were able to open in that in that dam or in that barrier that is built around them.
And zeyneb was alarmed or the alarm on her she said faculty are Rasul Allah and Allah cofina solly. Whom do we may she said, or loss messenger shall we be destroyed even though there are pious persons pious people amongst us? He said Nam is that Catherine have he said yes, when evil leads increase or become rampant or become so abundant, and in some narration, that is fornication Elizabeth is an indication of fornication, so when evil deeds become tolerated in a society they become the norm evil leaves behind
Something that is accepted amongst the people, then yes, people can be destroyed, even if righteous people are amongst them, even if righteous persons are amongst them.
So that this story, by itself concludes the four stories that are lumped together or narrated in surratt and calf. Now wanted to go back to surratt and calf as, as a whole, and trying to study what connects those four stories together what puts the sleepers of the cave, along with the man that owned two gardens, along with the story of Musa and the knowledgeable person, and then they'll coordinate and then there is a specific attribute specific
thing that is linked to certain calf if you will, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. In the Hadith an authentic hadith said as narrated on the authority of Abu Dhabi, da da da da da and he said man happy wash it mean only surah t cap also means the jet. Those if anyone learns by heart, the first 10 verses of Surah tailcap, it will be protected from a dijet who is it the Jan is the false messiah, that will come at the end of time.
So, why understanding why surah t calf and what is the link of solid calf to be a protection from the worst tribulation that humanity will ever face? That is the worst thing that human beings will ever have. And that is the jet
the Japanese mentioned in many, many
Hadith all authentic hadith narrated in a hurry and Muslim and the Prophet said and Bukhari my boys and Avi on in the endora meta Hoon, Erica zap, or the gel in another Hadith, not one Prophet was ever sent unless he warned his people against the false messiah against the one eye, one eyed liar.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in actually too long, long Hadith, he speaks more into details of the tribulation of Elijah, and if we have time inshallah we might go into that, but in another hotel of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
and the Prophet said, Yeah, you Hannah's in the halamka conflict in a conflict or the manzara Allahu Juliet, then our mommy technically dijet. The Prophet said, that is not a tribulation on the face of the earth since Allah created Adam, worse than the tribulation and the testing and the trials that come with the dejenne with the false messiah, and the one eyed or the one eyed liar.
So what is sort of Caf have to do with the trials and tribulations.
We have four stories in solid cash. The first is the story of the sleepers of the cave. The second is the story of the owners of the two gardens. The fourth, the third story is Moosa and uncle, the knowledgeable slave of a law. And the fourth one is the one that we just went through the story of the economy.
And the first story in the story of the people of the cave, what kind of a trial and tribulation I'm trying to portray here, that for the four stories actually illustrate for us different types of trials, all these stories, what links them together and connect them together? Is this all about trials and tribulation, and it is the wisdom of a law to put those together and to put this sutra that actually tells us about the worst and can protect us from the worst trials and tribulation that will face humanity. The first story tells us about people who were tried in their own faith, they were
and they face two choices, right, either that they will be killed, or leave their religion, right? in the home. Johar Allah whom you
see him. When we studied the sleepers of the cave, they were killing each other. If your people caught you, if you go back to that and this believing town, they'll either kill you they stone you to death.
Then you will have to go back into worshipping their gods into worshipping their idols. So these are people who were tried and persecuted and their faith. The second type of trial is in the second story of the owner of the two gardens. This is a different type of trials altogether. Someone Allah has given a lot of wealth and prosperity to and this person's test was wealth was his two luscious gardens, his fruitful money, and a lot tested them with that. The third trial is the trial of our limited knowledge, things that we think of they apparent to us as in one way, but they're not. So the trials by the false appearances. Even the Prophet of Allah, the One that Allah spoken to, and he
spoke to Allah, he would see certain acts, and he could not interpret it, he cannot understand what they're about, and he no object to it. Although he knew that his companion was an honorable person and a worshipper of our last panel with Allah, but yet what he is doing things that on the hour of it, heinous acts or difficult acts to understand like killing of small child killing a boy, or, or making damaging a ship, where the people of the ship did nothing but right but good to them, or
erecting that wall. And in a city that is so mean and miserly, and they're mistreating their guests, and he's doing free services to them. These are apps that are really incomprehensible to the human mind. And yet, this is the trials of Musa alayhis. Salaam and showing trials that things may not always be as they appear, is the trial by false appearances. And then the fourth type of trial is this King, the incarnate that Allah gave them enormous power, and a law, put them in the service of humanity. So he would repel and fight evil, and he would spread good allama will narrow and in the handle mukarram. This is someone and mean not all these trials are people that failed in their
tests. This is someone obviously, that succeeded. And the test that Allah Subhana, Allah put forth for him. But think about history, think about what we know of the socio political atmospheres and knowledge that we have the majority, sorry to say that, unfortunately, the majority of people in the highest position of power do not succeed in those trials. These are people that either get lured and they get diluted by the power that they have, and they abuse their authority. The majority of the world, you see look around are filled with people that actually abuse their authority, transgress against their own people, or make their own government transgress against other people. So these are
the fourth type the four tri types of trials that are put forth in solid cash.
Now law, right in the middle of solid gap between the first two stories and the last two stories. A law tells us about shape time.
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Luna who was over yet oh Liam Indonesia hola Komodo bit Sally Valentina. benteler. Allah says, In the part of that is a blease Will you take him at least and his offsprings? as protectors and helpers, rather than me rather than Allah while they are enemies to you? and tells us that a lot of these trials, a lot of these tribulations, are being moved by beliefs are being instigated by the whispering of shaitan by the whispering of obese, so that kind of ties the whole picture of trial and tribulation, and who's behind it? Right. It's two things. It's the shaytaan, and the humaneness. Those people that got diluted with their wealth got diluted with their power, and started
persecuting others, and then shake on himself.
And then Allah tells us the cures and the solutions, the keys, Allah and His mercy and His wisdom does not just tell us what the problem is, but also gives us the solution to the problem. So the first trial is to trial by persecution, trial and faith. How do we how did they overcome that? By escaping with their religion, fitness being excluded or exposed to this fitness? They tried, they escaped with their religion, they isolated themselves from their people, and by the companionship of the righteousness was bad enough second, in a donor Obama that he will actually stick with those who call upon the Lord.
They stick with the believers be as a group together. Don't isolate yourself from the momineen from the believers and that's how the the sleepers of the cave were. They gathered themselves and they stuck together and they isolated themselves from the pagans from the kuffar.
These second trial is to trial by wealth and prosperity. The lesson of that was very clear by Allah subhana wa Taala Do not be fooled by those earthly adornment and set your priorities right before dunya and and we went through that in detail when we were explaining those stories.
Allah Subhana Allah tells us clearly a man who will be known as the natural hair, the dunya Wolbachia to slowly how to hide on endora because Allah maharana Mela, the third type of tribulation is the tribulation by the false appearances and and that the the, the lesson is very clear trust in Allah, even if things are not what they appear to be, and not exactly what they look, you know what they should look trust in Allah is wisdom, trust in Allah Kadar his destiny, and be humble because our knowledge is nothing compared to the knowledge of Allah subhana wa ala it is a trial by knowledge if you will, and in surratt and calf at the end of it. Paulo cannot borrow me data luckily
Matthew Robbie Nikita Haruka Blanton further Kalamata Robby, Avi miss the Hema data, even if the entire water on the face of the earth, the oceans and everything is all ink. For the words of Allah, this will all be dried out before the words and the knowledge of Allah is exhausted, even if you bring more and in another verse, even if you bring seven folds
back to empower a will not be compared to the knowledge of Allah Subhana Allah.
The fourth is the power and in that we know all power lies with a law because when you hear her name speaks McKenney, the hero behind whatever Allah has given me is good is better than what you have. So he's attributing all power to a lot and in the same surah we hear Lola Lola is the hunter genetic Appleton Masha Allah, La quwata illa Billah. All power is with Allah subhana wa Taala. And then the success in that tribulation in this testing by power is to use our power in the service of Allah, or whatever power Allah gives us. It has to be used in righteousness in servitude of Allah subhana wa Taala. So what does that have anything to do with the Jad with the with the Messiah, the false
messiah will test people this tribulation is completely related to these four things. Number one, in the Hadith, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that this person will claim that he is a law
clearly and so and body and he's in for the really interest of time. I have to go through this very quickly. And I apologize about taking more time. He said, The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Allah Muna an hour, one hour, you know, he's one eyed, his eye is is damaged his right eye actually. And another Hadith, he is one eye, he's got only a left eye that can see with and the Prophet said, you know, Allah is not one eye. He's not Allah is not can be a disfigured person. And this person has disappeared, but he would claim will do he would claim that he is alone himself at the embodiment of Allah subhanho wa Taala on Earth.
The second thing that he will be oppressing others he will be persecuting the believers, because in the Hadith, and again in Sahih Bukhari that he will be killing people who will be torturing people, so they can believe in Him, and He will actually kill one person and so on and half and then he will call him back and the man will be alive again. And he will be put together by the will of Allah, but as a test as tribulation, and this person will deny the false messiah. And this hadith is in an Buhari, and again, I can provide all of these and that tells us the true betrayals of power and the trials of persecution. And then the trials by false appearances, is also directly related to MSE had
the Jad to the fitna of the gel of the false messiah. The Prophet said in Sahih, Muslim, big Omar amico agenda now filati akula heljan now here now that the appearances are all reversed, with this with this false messiah, he will bring you something like paradise and that is Hellfire, and he will bring you fire and that is cool water that is generated is gardens, so everything is in its appearance.
With this Messiah is reversed and that's why so that they can have is really the key to fight the fit and the key to find the trials and tribulation and inshallah we will go over the rest of these stories and the rest of the signs at a later time and I apologize for taking a little bit longer than usual. So with that conclude we conclude with the address of Panagopoulos at emlc phone or Solomon Island Marina hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen stuff