Channel: Bilal Assad
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hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah he was Safi
Brothers and Sisters in Islam. Welcome back.
We are now starting a new series. And Insha Allah, it'll be a beneficial one.
So I decided to now go backwards rather than forwards. We finished the Sierra, which is the biography of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, by the will of Allah.
And now I've decided to go back to the beginning to to finish the series about the prophets. I've always started the series on the prophets, but I've never been able to finish it.
And the reason I went back on again, since we're talking about the Messenger of Allah, the Prophet, and it makes more it makes sense as well to continue talking about the prophets and the messengers.
Because we can learn so much from them.
In sha Allah, we will, I will try to bring from them, many lessons derived from them a lot of the lessons that we can as we go along and shall look either
I think it'll be quite intrigued. And then once we finish this series in sha, Allah, Allah by the rule of law,
will go backwards will go back into the future. So from the time of the process of his death, into the whole of the life of the qualifier, and so on.
So my brothers and sisters in Islam,
the prophets and the messengers of Allah.
I'll begin by stating the sources and the references that are used in order to do my research.
Obviously, it's not just done in the last few weeks. It's done all my life, as far as I can remember, like yourselves. For those of you who like reading and researching and asking
the main book
that are took most of the information from about the prophets and messengers, including the history that surrounds them, is a reference which a lot of the scholars use, it's called an Vidalia when they hire, the beginning and the end, by
the great scholar in Cathedral neighborhood have never been cathedral.
This Imam also wrote a book called Dempsey, Ripon Cathedral, the interpretation of the meanings of the Quran that's been translated in English. Unfortunately, this great reference it'd be there when you hire.
It hasn't been translated as far as I know. But they've taken bits and pieces from it. There is a summarized version of the stories of the prophets. But an email had been cathedra as well, which is called Stories of the Prophets by McAfee, Casasola MBA, in the amount of Inca feet, it's been translated, but his translation is inadequate. It's, it's not a good translation. If you read it, you can tell.
Another source is there is a poverty, the history by the book of Imam of poverty, but I don't rely on that too much. And I'm going to explain why.
The other sources that I've used are obviously, the receipt of Inca feed. Because there are lots of verses of the Quran to talk about the Prophets and Messengers. If you were to follow the passages in the Quran, you will find that nearly half of the Quran talks about prophets and messengers and people in the past.
So I've seen him and Kathy
I've also looked at
miscellaneous researchers from different a hadith just to make sure that they are authentic.
many research is done by different scholars on the topic. I read a thesis PhD thesis on the prophets and messengers and gather them all together for you in sha Allah, Allah to the best of my ability.
In this course, I've also looked at
scientific facts, and I've looked at Western views and other religions, to try and put it all together.
So I've tried my best it's not an easy task. We hope Insha Allah, Allah, that you've benefited so much from this series, and we all move out of it with a better understanding of our religion, more appreciation of our Creator, and more aware of our purpose in life and where we're heading.
So my brothers and sisters in Islam, let us go from the beginning.
In order to talk about the prophets, I need to start with the first prophet of Allah Adam Alayhis Salam, but I also need to address a few things that happened before that
Allah subhana wa Tala was always there.
It was always what?
It was always there.
The Messenger of Allah Muhammad Sallallahu sallam was asked by his companions. There were a group of people that came from a place called Yemen. They said to Him, we have come to ask you about some questions about the deen religion.
And they asked him
before the creation of all this before the heavens in the earth, heavens means the skies the universe, the cosmos
and the earth.
What was the
and he said, God, Allah, this hadith is in Buhari directions, but it will be a long one. He said, Can Allah there was always Allah.
He is the beginning. And he is the end worker in Arusha, who Allah.
And his throne was upon water.
And then what? He said, Then he created the pen. And he said to the pen, right? And then the pen said, What should I write Allah said, Write everything that will be.
And the dependent began to write everything that will be in existence within the known universe, our known universe, and whatever is unknown, of course, so the universe, and the earth.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam,
there has to be a beginning.
It's impossible that we are here without an original beginning.
And the more you think about it, the more the mind will lose the plot.
There has to be a beginning. Otherwise, there cannot be us.
Everything has a beginning.
And you cannot ask what was there before the beginning?
If I told you to the beginning, what was there before the beginning? Is that linguistically Correct?
Can anyone answer that question?
The beginning of everything, what was there before that beginning?
The question is wrong cancels itself out.
Because it's called the beginning because it's the beginning.
Replace it the beginning with a name
which is presented to us in the Quran, and all the other Bibles that the holy books have passed. He is Allah,
the Creator, the god, worthy of worship. And there is nothing like Auntie
Allah was always there. And in one of your copulation, said another Hadith there was nothing before him.
If there was something before him,
then that means he is no longer the Creator.
Allah's name is alcoholic, the Creator.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam, everybody accepted this until the 21st century when the idea of Darwinism came out. And even that
to debate about it and argue about it, we have the theory of evolution.
If you realize that I said the theory of evolution is how it began. It was a theory, an idea, a hypothesis of evolution, suddenly became the evolution theory. They put theory behind the word as time goes on. I mean, I studied science. And when I was younger than my younger days, I remember say the theory of evolution. One day that can be evolution theory, and now they just say evolution as if it's a fact. But no significant.
You know, breakthrough. investigations and discoveries have been made.
To change it to a fact. Is it just about the belief of normal?
And I don't want to dwell today too much on evolution because we want to go into the story of the prophets. However,
the stance of Islam on evolution
is not all that difficult to understand.
Neither isn't a taboo to talk about,
nor should we shun
the idea of evolution completely brothers and sisters
A lot of our scholars of the past and present haven't studied science that well.
And those who started science well who claim that evolution is God or whatever is the beginning is the thing that creates everything. There is no God are people who are not attached to religion at all themselves. Our parents and our forefathers they see it as a taboo. What is evolution is haram discover, I say to you, brothers and sisters, Islam does not reject all the aspects of evolution. For example,
evolution talks about species that transformed a different species.
Something called microevolution and macro evolution,
something that transforms from something to something completely different, evolving over time.
circumstances surrounding it.
I don't want to go into too much technicality, because not all of you can understand all the technicalities, but
also salatu wa sallam told us for example, human beings so Hadith, human beings were very big and told Prophet Adam alayhis, salam, Janosik, tuna, xerography, Santa Clara said, I've said he was about 60 onlys tall in the sky, relative to us.
And then he said, and people kept on becoming shorter and shorter over time.
They evolved into something else.
We do not reject or affirm that there were creations before us other than the genes and the angels. Islam doesn't deny that nor does it talk about it. There could be are there is the alien life form? Is the bacteria outside of the world? Maybe maybe not. We don't say yes or no, it's irrelevant to us. It doesn't make us get closer to Allah or not. Maybe there is maybe there isn't. Allah Subhana Allah said in the Quran
he is always creating whatever He wills your local in the Arabic grammar is called phantom robotic Madonna and he's now in the present. Allah is now creating whatever He wills called a young man who officiate and every day Allah is doing something new
way of looking Allah Tala moon and he creates not created, he creates always things you do not know and cannot perceive, you will never know or you have never known or you will know in the future.
So no reason to an alpha alpha, which will show them Our signs in the horizons and space will be unforeseen and in their own biology.
Women may lie on the moon and things they have never heard of or known before. Or things that do not know in the crystal.
So we we don't reject the idea that there was for example, dinosaurs before humans or things did evolve into something else or things were something became something else. We don't reject that idea. Nor do we affirm it. If the scientific facts we say we accept it, we're not stupid people.
But what we do reject is what the Quran and the Sunnah and what the prophets have told us to be effect. And when scientific theories say something completely opposite, something that denies that effect. For example.
is the first human beings
in science and evolution, they tell you that there were human beings have existed before but they will just have different shape that Homo sapien likes
and all the stories about millions and millions of years ago,
they claimed to have found fossils and bones maybe they have maybe they were creatures before us that look like humans, maybe we don't know. Maybe.
But this particular human race us
the Quran says it began with Adam
Allah subhanho wa Taala
was the first and the creator
creating in Arabic and Harlock means the one who makes something that has never been before.
When you say halacha it means to make something that has never been before, nothing before or like it has ever been.
Allah also uses the word genre genre to make as well. But Java means something like it has been there before. But now something similar to what is being made either from it or
or from it, it became such as evolving.
the seed grows, it produces fruit, the fruit then has a use by date the plant dies.
And it withers away and turns into soil. We say
plantation is a creation from the beginning.
It's turning into soil and withering away is a making, it's a result of the creation, the result of the creation of the plant.
We are created. And then from us, we reproduce that reproduction is not a new creation. It's an old created, it's created. It's a result of the original creation, who was Abraham who was Adam Aneesa. Now I'm making that distinction because you're gonna see Insha Allah, Allah speaks about the creation of Adam. He says, I created Adam.
And then later on other times, uses different verses the word Jai that instead of Halacha, to create something new, and to make something out of something or something after the origin of something, not something completely new. So you're going to see it's quite a miracle of our allotment that speaks of creation in the Quran. My Brothers and Sisters in Islam,
Allah subhanaw taala it says that his throne was on water, so there was a lot and then he created his throne. The throne is not God, Allah created the throne.
chair that means to be
then Allah made the throne be. Allah says in the Quran, how does it make things be in an umbra, who either are the CHE and your poodle? Who can fairpoint Allah tells us in the Quran, when Allah wants something to exist, all he says is B and it is and uses that in relation to when he's talking about ASA, Jesus Christ. When he was born from Mary, Virgin Mary without a father, he said, it's not a big deal. In rehearsals, it's not a big deal.
In number theory, soundalike of
the example of Jesus Christ is like the example of Adam. He created him from to draw from earth material from soil. supermercado. Kuhn, then he said to be free, and he is.
So Allah subhanaw taala, made, created the throne created, then and he said, What can I show other than the water was created, water was created.
In the theory of evolution, and in science, there's a lot of talk about everything coming from the origin of water. Some say that we were fishing from fish we evolved into humans. Scientifically theories like that.
It's not far off from the truth of the Quran. Allah says was a good lusheng in height,
out of water, we made everything living
or everything is living out of water, whichever way you want to think about the cuantas nothing can live without being reliant upon the water except the Throne of Allah. And Allah subhanaw taala is independent Allah is not dependent on anything.
Allah does not give birth nor is he fathered by anyone. He is not created, but he creates.
And he has a throne. We don't know what this room is like. But His Majesty has a throne. Allahu on him and the Lord knows his nature. And the last mother created water and from water everything became living. As for the pin, we don't know what the pen looks like. It's just called a pennant, which these are these are words we made up pin something that writes something that records
this laptop I have with me here, this laptop.
They call it a notebook, Isn't it correct? notebook just switched off.
But a notebook were nice to hear notebook $4,000 Buy from Kmart I used to think through nickel hypothesis was 10 cents 20 cents 50 cents. But no book is this letter when you come to not right but it's just the names that we use. So when I was gonna die that talks about our economy, even in the Quran, Allah Subhana Allah is talking about something which he created that right and in the he said, right, everything that will be figured out and recorded in the Book of decree, everything that will ever be everything that will ever exist. Everything that will happen is already written from the beginning. Now you might be asking, then, how come? If I don't pray, for example, if I'm not a
Muslim, for example, if I killed for example,
God already written upon me. So why is it my fault?
The answer to that is some things Allah wrote that will be without your control, you will not be judged about him. And some things he wrote. Not that he wanted them to be on major to them, but he knew that they will be and the angels carry out orders from that book of Kado. And they implement certain commands on Earth. This is something's only known to Allah
But Allah subhanaw taala told the pen to write things that will be macdon MC dot comes from Osaka which means measure.
The way it was Candela created the heavens and the earth was after the pen.
He made the Universe and the Earth created in such a way that it is like a clockwork. A lot of people ask about the verse in the Quran. Why would Allah subhanaw taala say? Or what's the wisdom behind the verse? Or what's the explanation that Allah says He created the heavens and the earth in six days? Can't Allah subhanaw taala create the heavens in the earth in a second?
Why six days? Why not five days? Why not four days? One or three days? Why not more? Why not less?
Is he not able? Wrong? All of these are wrong last night that I did not create the heavens and new earth in six days, because that's how long it took him.
No, he's telling us I created the world in six days, because Allah is telling us in a McDowell, he deliberately created the universe in the earth, to work in a clockwork in a measurement, so that things can live on it according to that measurement. And that measurement requires that time had to be put in place, he puts certain things and then made them react to other things in accordance to time. And that helps us learn and get along in life and discover and create and make and important.
All that stuff. In science, they talk about black metal in space. And they say this black metal we cannot explain. The energy in black metal is so minut that they thought how can it make anything?
Yet it is a time and the universe is expanding at a rate of tremendous rate only Allah knows how fast it's
Yet Allah Subhana Allah created it in such a way that it has time, the way works.
So six days because you created everything to work in a time format.
brothers and sisters,
Allah created the heavens and the earth. Only Allah knows how long ago. Allah knows how long ago the Quran and Sunnah does not explain to us doesn't tell us how long this earth and heavens have been. It said that the pen was created 50,000 years before the creation of the heavens in the earth. But as for the heavens, only Allah knows best we can rely on scientific discoveries if you like.
Millions of years, billions of years, Allahu Allah, Allah Allah knows how long the universe has been that this is only known to Allah.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala
creatures and bacteria and light and sun and the moon, all that stuff. And he created life forms. As I told you, we don't know how many life forms are created, there could be hundreds of life forms before us. And Allah knows. There could have been other creatures look like us. They don't look like us look like animals Allahu Allah.
behaves was certainly before us the animals were certainly before us because Allah Subhana Allah says in the Quran, or halacha somehow it will only create the heavens and the earth were better for him. And mean couldn't be that and he put upon it on better on the top of it from every type of walking creature,
every life form except for mentioning the human this is a long time ago.
animals that became extinct Allah
and Allahu Allah will creatures who created all we know are to two types of creatures other than the animals that are mentioned in the Quran. And the Sunnah and they are the angels first, and then the genes
it's only in the Hadith several Hadith in Bukhari and Muslim and others as props are sent. I'm told us the angels are created from light, light nor the energy of light.
And Allah tells us in the Quran, he created the jinns, another life form, managing money now
an element of fire. Some elements, some scholars of Arabic linguistics, they said that measurement now an Element of Fire is referring to the heatwaves.
When you look at a barbecue, for example,
you can see if you look at it horizontally,
you will see
mean horizontally you'll see vapors sort of like vapors or like heat waves on top of it. Some scholars said that credit from Allah Subhana Allah knows best but the creative of the s
is a fire or some material from fire?
Allah subhanaw taala has the angels created and the angels Don't disobey Allah or anything.
They don't have
like the humans
are we can do a whole topic about the angels, but you can all look up about the angels all I can tell you is this that they are creatures of Allah that are tremendously beautiful, they have wings, they are made of light, we cannot see them.
They can transform they can ship shape, that shape shift.
They don't disobey Allah in anything. They assume Allah.
Allah tells us in the Quran, they do not disobey on anything, and they do exactly as they've been commanded. They do not have desires. Sure, however, what we don't have all these desires these that make us weak, and attempt for things.
And the jinns were created after the genes have desires. They give birth to each other. They do all of that stuff.
And they existed on Earth before the humans according to the Islamic teachings, and accordance to ancient teachings of other religions, that genes have always existed. Christianity definitely believes in genes. The Jews definitely believe in genes in the ancient scriptures.
The Hindus, many ancient religions know that Jesus existed. And this actually tells us this is evidence that Prophets and Messengers existed way before
because they taught the same thing.
With a few differences of laws, that's all.
But they will have the same message. facts remain facts. The unseen remain the unseen, the hereafter remained the hereafter Allah remain who Allah is, this message never changes. But laws is to change among messengers and prophets.
Allah subhanaw taala created the jinns. And what happened to cut the story short,
they corrupted on Earth,
they started to share blood kill each other because of their desires and their whims and the evil nature. Of course, Jesus, there are Muslims and non Muslims among them, there are evil and there are good. There are those who save lives and there are those who kill them. There are those all sorts just like the human beings, except the nature a little bit different in the way they created, their thought process and what they can do and not do a lot of comparisons in the Quran describing genes. Some of them they sliver, some of them are snakes, some of them are types of dogs. Some of them swim, some of them fly
all these different types of genes.
I don't want you to confuse gene was shaped by
Satan shaped by Devil.
The word shape on applies to both jinn and human beams. And any event
that has a conscious being behind it.
Any evil events that has a conscious being behind it.
So human beings, when they act out in evil, deliberately, we call that person at that moment,
a shaper or the person is doing the shaitan act. So shaitana is really evil acts.
And the jinns did a lot of evil and the jinn Iblees the king of the genes Allah called him shaitan and that's why we just say shaytaan. Shazam is the evil gem this devil thing that goes around. But the word Shinkai applies to any creature that consciously and deliberately acts out in something evil or even some scholars said any evil occurrence is called trade bot. So it has a linguistic meaning. However we apply it to the genders because Allah is going to call a police the shaitan because he did the one of the worst evil acts we'll find out soon inshallah.
turist you are short jeans are weaker than human beings.
Allah subhanaw taala had honored the human being well look at the Quran Evany Adam we have one of the son of Adam
so the shaitan or the genie does not really have influence and control over the human being. Except in certain circumstances that are related to psychological
reactions that we call them psychological reactions. Sometimes they call them possessions or something like that Allah subhanaw taala only knows the nature of that in the Quran is called mas can let the bottle shaitan Amin illness. So met the person who consumes riba usury on a day of judgment will stand up so wicked so crazy can let me hear the Hamato shaitan must like the example of someone who has been
It touched by shape Ah, now Allahu Allah, what that phenomenon is.
But we use something called okiya spiritual healing. You read Quran on a person who feels that they are affected by this phenomenon.
The Christians used to have these to read the book, they still read the Bible upon them, the Jews used to have it and they read the parts of the Torah upon them, it works. It works because we don't reject everything in the Torah on Reddit. We don't reject everything in the Injeel.
So some of that still does work. Anyway, brothers and sisters,
let's move on to closer to the creation of Adam Alayhis Salam,
the genes corrupted, they fought each other, they shed blood and the angels were watching all this time.
The angels were also watching other creations shedding blood
and creating evil on earth corrupting it.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala said to them one day,
and this is in certain Bukhara, you can also see in Surah Olara, in sort of sod, and in a few episodes, Allah Subhana Allah said, what
you can do in Niger may feel differently,
or who attend you know, I don't feel like a sci fi speaker, the man
who serves me
before they can work
which is insulted Bacara Allah subhanaw taala said, And behold, or remember or recall what
when your Lord said to the angels,
I am about to Mack. Jan I'm going to make upon this earth, Khalifa. Khalifa means,
those who will
be custodians, after each other, generation after generation, taking from each other, the trust and custodians of the earth.
Khalifa is used in honor and high esteem. In Arabic, it means two things,
and replace each other. So others die out others replace reproduce continuously. And it also means honorable ones who are going to be given trust, a trust to uphold custodians.
It means that Allah's pantalla has created this universe,
in a system that can never be changed, and order that cannot be changed.
is the reason why one of the reasons why we believe that there must be a designer and a creator who is intelligent beyond our imagination. It cannot be from something that has no intelligence whatsoever.
Because there is an order in this universe. Soon that Allah Allah says Sunette Allah He the way Allah created this universe to be in its system, and it's
physics and whatever it is. And Allah then says, When I tell you that assume that Allah He didn't, you will not find a change in the way God created this universe to be into this order. wouldn't tell you that assuming that the learning will and you will not find Allah's creation of this order changing. It follows an order, it follows a system. Otherwise we would have been a mess with no physics. It will always keep changing.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala
said, I will create this generation to come second generation. So the angels What did they say to him? They said, Oh, Lord, I can show I will fear you're gonna make it.
Those who will corrupt in it, and I will shed blood while we the angels, we glorify you all the time.
And we and we act and give you holiness in every sense of the word. I mean, you know, if you want holiness and you want someone to wish if you knew we have a word is have we done something wrong? The angels are questioning they want to know they're not debating. They're not
What did Allah reply? He said, I know that what you do not know.
The angels are thinking that they
basically the best creation Allah has made. They have a right to think that they've seen all the creations before. And by the way, in Allah, Allah says Khalifa
the angels then respond, so are you going to do you're going to create on it the same type of creatures that we've seen before, which is evidence, there is a this this shows that there's a high chance that there were many creations before us who lived in thought and, and walked, and they shed blood and killed each other and want each other out.
Including the genes.
The genes were outcasted from the earth they say, in some Hadith, I don't know their authenticity, but they are in islands and things like that. Allahu Allah, Allah knows best.
Allah said, I know that what you do not know meaning.
You think that you are the best creation because you worship God the best. But I know something in the future, you do not know. This creation that I'm going to create it
even surpass you are angels in worship.
And it doesn't have to be angels like you.
Or they can corrupt as well.
That's one meaning of the answer that Allah gave. So we actually asked them, and then went quiet. Secondly, Allah, I didn't want to say everything. I know that what you do not have any, there's something hidden. There's something hidden for two reasons. Either. If I told you, you are not capable of understanding
at the level of your intelligence right now, I haven't created your angels to understand what I'm doing right now. So even if I told you, I'm gonna be able to understand, I'll give you a very just as an example. Compared to the adult, a little child of two years old or one year old, won't know that fire is danger.
No matter how you try to explain it to the child. The child will not know that fire is danger. All they see is what
colors nice colors. Something that's moving children love that the Lord is gonna go and touch it and if you tell them don't touch it, they start to cry. Why? Why is mom and dad doing that to me? Why can I touch it
there's a soccer ball there's a nice little
colorful ball in the middle of the of the pool in the backyard if you have a pool swimming pool
or you go to Zumba has a nice beautiful ball in the middle of the floating in the in the middle of the and then a two year old wants to go and jump in and wants to go get the bowl and you try to stop them from going into the pool. The child starts crying Why why why why did my parents let me have that bowl but you're you're not thinking about that you're thinking that is going to drown and I'm gonna understand.
So this one, this is one meaning that the angels are not capable, intelligent enough in their creation to understand if Allah explained to them that this creation.
Number three, it also means possibly, there was this thing, this creation, he was a gem. His name was bliss. He existed among the angels, at least is mentioned in the Quran in several passages over 2030 passages of the Quran. In reference to this creature, at least he's made of fire, he is a gem, but he was special. This bliss this gene, he had a rank among the angels but he was not an angel himself contrary to what some people think, because how do I know? In the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala says,
especially than melodica all the angels Prostrate it to Adam inlet it leaves Calvin and Jean except for at least he was one of the gyms IBLEES was an angel he would have said can I mean in America, it was one of the angels. But he said he's one of the genies and the Jews a credit from fire the angels are created from life. So for those who claim that at least was was an angel, and then they claim that God changed him into a gene or, or he was always an angel is wrong is false. There's no evidence, no proof to it.
But he had a high ranking he was special. He was God fearing he was he was worshipping Allah subhanaw taala. He knew Allah's names and attributes better than the most knowledgeable among us firsthand. He was among the angels that he thought things we could never dream of seeing. So he was an extremely strong believer in Allah. You could say that a bliss was an extremely pious believer, not merely among the highest of the highest.
But something was wrong.
And this something brothers and sisters exists in all of us. What is it desires
and something called the heart
in Arabic means this force that's inside of us. It doesn't necessarily
needs to be the organ that pumps something within that organ, something that science cannot explain the kind of the inner self of you.
That thing which you refer to yourself as like your heart, your your brain, your eyes, your feelings, that your is your color. What is that column that is also called enough, there's enough desires within that column that be that you
you can also corrupt it
or make it pure. What is it?
This is not this creature, at least, he had never been tested yet,
or a competition,
at least accepted that the angels are better than him, superior to him. Why? Because the angels are credited from light and light is better than fire. And the angels weren't created from with desires, at least had desires. And he overcame his desires. So therefore he accepts that the angels are better than him, he respects them.
But bring someone a creation that is created from a substance that is much, much more inferior
than a fire. That's That's what at least thought at least, that's what hate to see. Anything less than five is inferior to me.
That had never been tested on a police yet.
No one has ever been honored above him except dangerous. And you have this high rank for such a long time. You can imagine sometimes it happens to us, you go into a job, you start off as a cleaner. Let's say you go to school, you're according to your agenda. And you see all these teachers now Oh, wow, one day will become like that and you respect them right? Then you decide to go into a course you become a teacher. And let's say you do science and maths, you get a job as a teacher, suddenly the janitor, you know, you feel on his agenda. And then this is a person who doesn't obviously he's got a wicked heart. As you rise above and you get promoted, suddenly you feel you're superior to
others, you won't just accept anything certain pay certain privileges certain this and you got to be called a certain that and some of us we go really high to the point and think we asked a period to everyone else just by being tested with positions and the competition that is sent to you. So at least hadn't been tested yet.
Almost pinata either did not tell the angels everything because the angels could understand. However, some scholars said that also IBLEES Allah did not want to tell him everything in detail about this new creation, because this new creation
was gonna have such a huge purpose on one of the purposes as well at the same time is to test this release as well and the likes of him because Allah is feared and he will test us in every shape and form he will test you
he already knows. But in order to prove to us that what you deserve, what do you deserve if I were to become a doctor or an engineer or plumber or electrician to become qualified anything I said plumber electrician so that I can show you that we respect all people who strive to gain skills
then you need to be tested not just on paper you need to go on the job you need to be tested with when somebody hurts you with a word when
when somebody gives you extra job when somebody gives you a job that's not really to your job description when somebody you know gives you some important positioning to solve and all that stuff this test you you're running with it so anyway, I was pantalla wanted to test the police as well at the same time.
So ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada knew that in at least there was this jealousy that hadn't yet been tested ignited. And it's unfair for at least to enter paradise one day with this look of Elon on the outside, when something on the inside is corrupt, it needs to be manifested and you're not gonna get away with it.
So unless it I'm going to create a creation which is called Khalifa the angels immediately understood a creation that will pre produce but they will also be given custom custom be custodians with a position on Earth. They'll be honored like others before them, but the problem is they're going to shed blood will corrupt you know, corruption.
They'll corrupt the sea, they'll corrupt the land or crop, the atmosphere, the crop, the environment, they'll corrupt everything right?
Allah says I know that what you did not know this creation is different. This human being is different to any other creation you've ever seen before.
so Allah subhanho wa Taala
told in the sahih Hadith
was also assalam said Allah took a Be careful what I'm saying here Allah took a handful
of Torah or theme to rob means soil. Clean means clay. Both of them same thing they are both material
from all over the Earth from all the different types of soil
Whales and earth. And when we say handful, it's not littoral combat.
Combat means we say a handful but not literally not like you imagine hand and it's full of a hand up like a liter or half a liter No, we don't say. Koba means up a bunch, you know, an amount,
and amount so as to say, Allah gathered an amount of soil which he created on earth, from different types of Earth, different types and colors of birth,
the different colors, and a different texture, and a different density.
And so, and He created Adam from it, He created Adam from Proxima Sun himself. And this is why you find that there are different colors of human beings,
the dark and the light and everything in between.
And there are different
characters or what can we say, tendencies and attitudes among other human beings, we can improve our attitude. But there are people who are born with certain instinctive traits,
the rough type, the soft type, the pleasing type, right, the stubborn type, or the maybe in other words, maybe I use the wrong words, but different types of people.
So the prompts the seller knew this. And that's why it made him able to be a good leader. He understood the different people, sometimes they just have different personalities. That's the word personality, not attitude. Attitude is the wrong word, personalities.
And it's very hard to change your personality. So what do you do you embrace it, but you try to look after your character and behavior, and you accept people according to the personality. Some people can't change it.
No one can say my personality is lying. I can't change that. It's not a personality. That's an attitude. That's a character's behavior. Controlling personality is something that you instinctively do and you don't have, sometimes they habits but it's not a personality, you develop them. Because no one is something that you don't know where it came from. You were born with it. Allah Who knows best. But it teaches us to tolerate and to accept people who have been different to us in their personality, and you need to change your approach towards them sometimes.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam,
Allah created from all the earth.
And the reason is name is add. I mean, Arabic means from the essence of the Earth, I mean, Adam a lot, which means the essence of the earth. That's why it's called meaning.
Because creature sounds like aliens commercial is coming say Earth creatures. So there's those creature
created from Earth created from soil created from the essence, from the same particles of Earth from same bacteria of Earth.
So we are from Earth,
and taught will return.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam, yes, we have elements from the stars as well. If you want to go into science before the scientists talk.
Allah's did say we sit down on steel we sit down the iron, and there is a relationship between the solar system and the celestial planets and the stars on the earth and all of that stuff, but this is Allah's creation. Anyway. Allah created Adam Allah he says,
In the Quran, Allah states that He created Adam from different
textures. And you will find that when you read about his creation, there are different terminologies used. In some verses Allah Subhana Allah says
that he created the human ally in SAM as we call in SAM in SAM comes from the word oneness which means company because man in his nature
human beings in their nature are people who are social beings and they're like company once and also means Miss Yan which means they they're forgetful as well. That's what makes the human being forgetful and lost company.
Sometimes he says
mean clean, He created you from clay.
Other times it says many Torah from soil. Other times he says many sons silence from a type of ceramic
you know ceramics so style because when you tap it, it makes it whistling sound a ringing sound that's why it's called Sol Sol. Arabic language is often used to sound
to sound the same as the element itself. If you tap it, Sir Hello ceramic. It makes sense. It's called Sol Sol. And sometimes it says Minister of Saudi Kennefa from a total ceramic like clay, like clay. Sometimes Allah says many Sol Sol in Manhattan it was noon. From a ringing type of ceramic min hammer in the stone from a clay that
changed its color over time. Clay that changes color over time. And smell over time it started to smell over time I believe in clay for a long time changes into your solidifies and then changes color and smell it
must known must known means shaped, you will shaped all of these are not contradictions. The promise of the last 11 tells us he explains to us that first of all Allah created Adam Oh and there's another Quranic verse it says
meaning Solana 10 Min 13
human being Adam Adam was created from the finest of the finest
of earth material
of clay. So you know Earth has so many elements in it like when you when you when you dig for gold when you mined for gold, you don't you don't get the pure yellow gold, you know that right? You're gonna mix with rocks and other materials is that correct? And then you got to clean it up, the more you clean it up, the more pure it becomes. So Allah says He created Adam from the purest and finest of the finest
of earth material.
The best, the best and purest form, finds the finds of earth material that's what we create. We just call it Quran
Allah then mixed the this earth material with water and it became clay
and then it became
maintaining lies in Allah says in the Quran, in a HELOC, Nahum in attaining lesson we created him human being from clay, which became sticky, when you mix it with water
then it became solid, which is salsa, when you bend on it, it makes a ringing sound
and then they change color
and smell smelling yucky.
Then must known it was shaped it was shaped in a form
almost like a statue.
Allah says in the Quran thumbin After mentioning all this in other verses through Matt and then later on thumb map, okay, in the English you say them full time then.
But then doesn't tell you
how soon like then as in three minutes later, 10 minutes later, days, months, years later, centuries later,
you have to say immediately or a little bit later then in Arabic you have two different words Thumma and found these are too many words. In other words to find means immediately then like almost almost immediately almost sign simultaneously. So that means over a period of time.
Which means that allows time to accredit them and left in there for a little while.
And as a wisdom from that, so Matt and then after a period of time, Allah Who Adam held on somewhat now, Allah gave Adam when he says you the humans it means alpha because we're from alpha that
he made he gave you a surah he gave him what gave him a picture and identity in your facial in your face in your body, your texture in your car.
We were all the same, exactly the same.
I was also assalam said none of you is better or superior to another couldn't look come in Adam, you are all from that one Creek creation Adam. What does it mean to rob and Adams from the earth from the Quran? So why did people sit there thinking this superior to others? The arrogant superior people know it's superior to another except in your actions and values which you stick to it your actions that define you your belief that defines you the values that you stick with and believing.
So add on SLM is our father, then Allah gave him a beautiful form of face.
That is very sacred to Allah,
giving you a face, this identity, this unique identity is sacred is holy to Allah. In order to make sacred, it doesn't mean you know godly to Allah subhana wa Taala This is sacred, it should not be touched, it should not be changed. It should not be imitated, it should not be altered or played with it should not be ridiculed. It should not be damaged. It should not be hurt. It should not be disgraced.
should not be mocked.
It is among the major sins, to change Allah's creation to change the features that gave you your identity. For No, for no serious reason, for no serious reason.
For example, some people who want to change their nose shape just because they don't like the way it looks, or because of any serious reason. They want to change their eyes, just because they don't like the way they don't change their lips.
When it comes to thinner now, I don't know what just because they don't like the way it looks. Or because fashion statements tell them that society tells them no,
no. And now we've got cloning going. We've got stem cell research, and we've got this idea that science gone into the DNA of the human being before it went when they're just an embryo. And they want to alter and change your identity, the color of your hair, the color of your eyes, a lot of other Western to destruction guys. In my days back in the 90s. When he was studying biomedical science, we had to write an essay about cloning.
In those days, cloning had just started new and there was the sheep called Dalek, they called a Dolly the sheep and she was the first successful outcome of cloning. But it didn't last for long it died. It wasn't sustainable. And that's only after they did hundreds and hundreds of cloning experiments, all of them died. And still till now they're suffering with it's not
probably have been successful a little bit for a little short time. It's unstable. The point is anyway, Allah subhanaw taala does has forbidden us to change our creation allophones not only the human being but even the animals. We're not allowed to touch the animals and the animals will change the animals and you will find that bliss. The devil the devil, he said to Allah out of defiance just to be evil part of evilness at least said this. He said, What a moron No, oh god, I'm going to command the Children of Adam, with a universal, colourful, very uniform color, I'm going to make a bed and trick them and manipulate them to change your creation.
Where are you but they couldn't then and I'm going to make them click the heels of their livestock, their cattle and their sheep and it goes on to make them click that he has to cut cut parts of that he is off. And that has not happened. This is attributed to the evil
manipulation of the shape of at least and his defines to Allah. He said among the first things I'm going to do is I'm going to make him change your creation. Because he knows that this is sacred. Allah has honored the human being and made it to the best for
my brothers and sisters in Islam. Allah says to muscle up another vessel on dialysis. Long lady gentlemen,
don't go wrong
My brother and sisters Allah Subhana Allah says it is Allah
who made for you gyla means he caused Jhala he caused. He made it become for you. gyla como el arco He made the Earth subservient for you, to serve you to produce for you to look after you. Is that correct? And we get our food from the earth we drink from the earth we create from the earth is that correct? We invent from the earth we rely on the earth law says he made subservient to you.
And he made it stable for you. Corolla doesn't literally mean that the Earth doesn't move Karara he and means metaphorically, he made it stable for your living. He made it out in a way that suits you living on it producing from it living creating from it, everything instability, you know it's materials you can make things out of it, you can create it's not haphazard, was somehow abena and then he made the sky like like a building a barbecue. So the stars don't collide with you know, you've got an ozone layer, you've got protective layers over the earth, not like the other planets you have is protected. Allah says he made that for you.
was somewhat awkward. And he gave you a beautiful picture.
Facial picture, facial identity, and a Swede is using the most positive form. Beautiful picture beautiful form, beautiful image for us and also welcome and he made your image beautiful. Allah says Oksana, there was no image before that except the angels that were created as beautiful as the human being.
It's upon it's just a shell. Underneath the shell, we are terrified.
The shell that we have beautiful.
Allah says veliko Mala. You want to know who Allah is? Look at the creation and I will tell you what I am.
I am beautiful and I love beauty
Allah is artistic. He is creative.
Allah innovates and creates his careful his tender his current. He loves things to be in a tender form. Rasa Salam said in the Raj Bucha Allah is beautiful, he loves people who make beautiful things. A lot of Prophet peace be upon him said, Allah subhanaw taala you should believe he loves kindness. And he said nothing that you apply kindness to except that except good comes out of a disorganized look at the creation. You look at the creatures you look at the human being everything in harmony, Allah is harmonious he loves harmony. Anyway, pass on a sword with a vertical law. Oh Glory be to Allah help honorable he's open Allah mean the Lord Protector maintainer, the one who
looks after all of the world's
Brothers and Sisters in Islam. He gave him an image and the Prophet sallallahu sallam said it's labeled Claudia and Muslim it is hadith is Francois Salam said in the law. Holla Holla Holla Holla Surah T. When Allah created Allah, He created him on his actual, original form.
Some people have misunderstood that.
They think that when, when the process says that Allah created Adam on his image, they think that in the image of God, that's what Christians say. No, Allah created them
on his own image, meaning Adam was not born of anyone. Adam was not a child and grew and developed. Adam did not evolve. Adam was not made out of another human being. Adam, as he was an adult 60 Kids 60 arm earnings long 20 arm lengths wide, beautiful as he is, as he is. He's crazy started like that. He started like that an adult form.
That's what it means Allah soldati
he started like that.
He left in there for a little while before, before he gave him this image.
As I said before, and Iblees whole world was gonna angels we're talking about a couple this was talking about
what is this creature that Allah is creating? Why is it so special?
When he left him there, two things happened.
The police went to look at the body and study out of jealousy
was to see if it's better than him. And the angels were talking among each other. What is this creature? See, when you want to make something really special? You let people talk for a little while. Big advertisement? Because it's something big. It's huge.
So he lit the whole engines of the sky is talk about every angel this human being.
And some angels said among each other. Well look, if Allah creates this human, it's not going to be better than us. You know? It's not gonna be better than us. So Allah subhanho wa Taala said to them for either as a way to once I have formed him when I have to be here, Roshi, and I have blown into him from my special soul. For Carla who says, redeem at that moment, immediately I want you to prostrate to him to make such a deep
one, I'd love to see him erosion blown into him from my special salt. This soul brothers and sisters is not an attribute or description of Allah himself. The soul is not from Allah. Here, it's a metaphor in Arabic. When you talk about an object and you say it is mine.
It doesn't mean it's part of your body. She wasn't in any opposition. Sometimes you also say sometimes you have a special student you say that student mine, that child mine. You don't mean they're literally yours. They You mean they are the most special? They're the most honored to me. They're like the best. They're my favorite.
Allahu Akbar, Allah created a soul he created, the soul and Roche is created.
And the local the Rohit meaning a soul that is special, and some alma mater see on the same it has never been used on anybody. No other creation was created from that special soul which Allah created so Allah call it Rohit. Everybody knew it's God's no one touch it, no one talk about it. It's the special soul. That's what it means. Sample, a special creation of Allah and Allah subhanaw taala honored and favored the soul never used before. He said when I placed from that group of mine, that special soul into this creature, Adam, I want you to prostrate to in honor in honor of what
in honor of Allah's creation.
created it's a new creation made from a special so you're honoring Allah by prostrating to Adam. Adam is not your God honoring Allah's creation.
Now the angels, they said we will be the most knowledgeable will be the most pious will be the most superior. Don't worry, we are Allah's angels. So Allah put the soul into Adam. He brought him and before they prostrate Allah subhanaw taala. Instantly, instantly.
He taught Adam the names of everything. Why dilemma?
The word I didn't learn in the Arabic language must it necessitates two things
that you know
what something is,
what its name is. And you know what it does? That's called Alien.
So it's not just like a cooking cocktail. You just sort of memorize names, and you don't know what they hold. You also know what it is for and what it is and what its functions are Linda.
So I and Harold are two different things. memorization and learning are two different things. Learning, this is a bottle, that's the name. That's what people call it. So I know that.
And I know that this is a bottle and I know why it's called the bottle.
Allah says why lemma
smeta Kula, everything in existence in this earth on this earth that is going to be created on
some out of Marlin melodica.
And then he brought these objects,
I don't know what objects they are. And he placed them in front of the angels for color, and the only estimate he held tell me the names. See these objects telling me what they're called.
Adam can identify them,
he only has to look at him. And he tells you what it is. Or the other way around. He'll say the name
say the name.
so he'll look at the object and tell you its name. Or he will know the name and then bring you the object.
So he gave the objects to the angels. And they said so panacur
Glory be to You are too perfect.
We don't know anything except what You have towards.
And then you said to them, didn't I tell you and then I could look them in the Allahu Allah Tala and I told you I know that what you do not know. You're not going to understand why this creature upgrade to something different you can even imagine.
And then they bow to you. So two things, the angels thought that there'll be the most knowledgeable Allah show them know you're not going to be the most knowledgeable. Number two they have the prostrating you're not going to be superior to them. Why will the angels not be superior to the human to the
what's the secret? Is it because Adams courage from soil? Is it because you've got the rock in here? Is the rock special. There's something else that Adam has desires, the angels don't have desires. And Adam was able to overcome his desires he worshippers Allah, regardless of his desires, at that point is pure with those desires is pure. So the angels prostrating in the Hadith sahih Hadith says that, when Allah subhanaw taala credit album we started the places Roche the soul into and then a soul went through his head. And then he sneezed at us he sneezed.
And the angel said to him,
before Allah told him anything, he sneezed. And he said in the annual setting sail Hamdulillah, which means all fast and gratitude belongs to Allah. So we said Alhamdulillah so these were the first words from the human being, to Allah. He was a speech to Allah was directed to Allah. All thanks and gratitude is to Allah. That's our position to Allah. We are always thankful and grateful, what we recycling to put in solid every time so that
that's our first position of the human that's where we belong to Allah. Then Allah says, Allah replied, your book. Your Lord gives you mercy. Yeah. How is the alchemy in Arabic and grammar? We say it's an action of the present,
which is ongoing. Yeah. When you add the Yap in front of a verb, it means it's gone. So Allah's Mercy is always yours.
It never stops
and those who
The first words from Allah
to the human
was the first words from the human to Allah
Alhamdulillah first was from Allah to the unit
what do we recite every rockin Salah Bismillah R
Rahman Ava Rahim again
rockin and rollin how many times to each.
Allah wants us to know him like that before anything else accidentally assume one of Allah and under hustle now delete process and I'm said that Allah says I am the way my servant My slave thinks of me any you can only think of Allah in a good way because it's good, positive, not a negative way.
A rush man means the source of mercy that encompasses everything or Rahim, the one who's always giving mercy.
And those are the first words from Allah. To add. I finished it off with the the end of the soul. The soul of the play was placed into his stomach and he felt hungry. He felt hungry. He's he was actually created in Jannah Bruxellois Salam said he was created in Jannah the hadith is authentic. I've looked it up. He was created his body was created inside of Jelena which gentlemen, we don't know. Allah has many genres which Jana Allah isn't the gender that we're going back to Allah only Allah knows. But he created it in Jana, one of his guys
he saw fruit in the trees. Oh, the eye sees the stomach right? The brain reacts to sensory receptors, the hunger receptors react, makes you draw you want to eat is that correct? Instinctively? That's the instinct of the human. And so the angel and the an adult tried to get up to go and eat. But his soul was not in his legs yet. So he couldn't walk. So he couldn't move. And the angels they started to learn about the human being that the human being is hasty. The human being is hasty. And when your highest you instinctively if you don't think with your brain, you use your instinct, you can do the wrong thing. You can falter
that's why one of the reasons why we fast to train ourselves
and Allah says political incentive in Azure Man was created out of sticks in the soul was placed in his legs and we only living because of our soul.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam, thank you for listening for this first part of the series on the prophets and the messengers. Inshallah, next week, we will go on to define what a prophet and messenger is how many there were, what is their purpose the were they and then we'll begin with Adam Allah He just played also Allah Allah Nina Muhammad while earlier Sophia Jemaine was set up