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What up up Allahu Allah cattle.
Brothers and Sisters in Islam Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah welcome back today, you're ready to go back in time Insha Allah, we go back in time to learn about our time today. Stories of the Prophets. Today is part three of the story of Ibrahim alayhis salam. And today, if I have time in sha Allah, I intend to finish off the last part of the life of Ibrahim alayhis salam, which will take me and in. In that time, it's a bit difficult to put it all together in like a story way because the Quran puts it in that way where there's three prophets at one time, the prophets, Allah Salam, Ibrahim, we have to talk about him. While this may not be the same as in the same time
doing his own thing, and it's how Carly's set down is going to come and he's going to be doing his own thing. And then there's a fourth Prophet load alayhis salaam, he's doing another thing. All of it is happening almost at the same time. So I'm trying my best to put it all together. We'll just go with the flow you can sell with me in the boat, okay. Any direction we go, you come along with me we all agree inshallah. Good and hamdulillah So just a recap about last time very quickly.
Last week, I spoke in detail and explanation, so I'm not going to repeat it again. For those who need to know more detail should go back to last week's lecture where we spoke in detail about the sacrifice that allowed hold Ibrahim alayhis salam to do in in slaughtering his son, Ismail Ali his center. We spoke about the whole story about how it happened today and share my recap a little bit with bits and pieces that just bring it together in sha Allah and a few other advices I gave. So Ibrahim earlier he said I was about 86 years old or so. Now that that age 86 years old is not from the Quran or the Hadith. This is from biblical verses, Israelite verses. But what the Quran says is
that he was old in age, because he said Alhamdulillah hymnody whatever Ali Al kebari is married. What is how I praise be to Allah who has given me his smile and then his his heart while I was an old age, so we presume he was over 80 years old. His wife Sarah Alia said I could not have babies she was barren and by this time she was in her 70s except his wife has on our latest sedan she was younger than both of them and she had a son Ismail
Ibrahim Ali has some sort of dream of slaughtering his son it was Israeli in some narration say is help some scholars even modern day scholars today but now it's a minority will tell you that it's his son is How could God who was put to slaughter although it didn't get slaughtered, of course, look back on my last week's lecture.
But the correct opinion without a doubt is it's my leg is set down who was the one put to slaughter it's no big deal who it was this may not was no big deal unless we want to make a big deal about it. So avoid argumentation. However, I will tell you that the verses of the Quran if you follow them in chronological order in their context, you there will be no doubt that it was Ismail Ali salaam, that was the one put to slaughter because Allah subhanaw taala talks about the whole story. In several parts in the Quran. One of them is sort of software that talks in detail to plan a dialogue about the slaughter of his son is married. It doesn't mention his name this marine, but he mentions his
son, right? His son who had reached puberty his son who had reached an age where he can work with his father, we can do the stuff that adults do, and is presumably
thought to be at the puberty ah, Ibrahim alayhis salam went to his son, and he told him I'm going to slaughter you, what do you think? Well, after the whole story happens, Allah subhanaw taala then concludes the story in the end. And he says
why best shutter now will be is how can I be a miter saw the pain. And we're getting him the good news of Isaac is heart a prophet and among the righteous ones. So if you follow the story, and Allah is telling him the same verses the same Surah it's going one by one. And then verse verses end. And Allah praises Ibrahim Ali Salaam and his son and he says, This is how we reward the good news. This is he is truly one of our great believers. This is the true test that we gave him and his son. And then immediately Allah says, and we gave him good news of a son named mishap so it's weird that some historians they guess it they just make a guess intellectual guess
Educational guests that it was is Huck, but really, they have no evidence from the Quran sunnah. Therefore, it is married, there is Sudan. And his heart was born later on.
There was one thing a brother asked me, he said, Okay, well there was this story about when when Abraham has sinned and brought his son is smart enough to slaughter him, and he placed him on to the boulder and so on.
When the sheep came down the ramp from Jana, the sheep came down, and they both saw him behind with everybody nowadays. And some of us Iran, especially modern day scholars, they tell us that
it Smiley's cinemas on the border and then suddenly,
the brain want to sound looks down, and he sees a sheep in his place around in his place. Because Allah says, well, for the now he'll be Dippenaar with him, and we ransomed him, or exchanged him with
a great slaughter, a great sacrifice. Alright, fair day, now we exchanged him. So some scholars say that Allahu Allah, which one is true, miracles happen from Allah subhanaw taala all the time. And he can do all these things with his prophets. Whichever one is true, Allah is Fanta resonant. And the whole, the biggest message that we have to get out of it is the up here that we do today. Its purpose on what it means what it means to be a Muslim, and that is to submit ourselves to whatever Allah subhanaw taala has ordered. We accept that. Even if you can't practice it, you accept it, even if some things you can't fulfill them because of whatever circumstances maybe the country you live
in, has different laws which prevent you from practicing certain things. Maybe you're sick, Ill maybe you don't know whatever the reason is, you accept what Allah subhanaw taala and believe in what he says and practice as much as you can of it. But Islam means to fully submit and surrender told us that when you slow that shaping up here, it makes a statement you are saying Oh Allah, I am ready. This is my
this is my message. This is my response to that I am ready to respond and obey you, oh Allah in anything that you order, anything, because you are the most knowledgeable and you know everything and you are the creator of the universe. Who am I this feeble little tiny speck of a speck of a speck of a speck of a speck of a speck and an infinite speck compared to what Allah spent Allah is and what this universe is Subhan Allah, Allah is above and beyond that. How can we ever Allah says in the Quran, a certain kind of pillow can and Barrameda then luckily Matthew will be safe say, oh Muhammad, save all the oceans of the earth were turned into ink for my lord to write with his
knowledge, to write his knowledge. Imagine all the seven seas, all the oceans of the of the earth were turned into ink. And you wrote with that ink the knowledge of Allah, Lana, who then battle the oceans would have dried out gone finished, not dried out they would have gone because he used them up Lenna feed and beheld cobbler until further Kalama turabi Before my Lords knowledge and words, diminishing at least when they misbehave, even if we brought another set of oceans like them, and made them think again to continue to write still, they will vanish again and Allah's words and these knowledge still won't vanish. So what are we talking about it?
Who are we, compared to Allah has knowledge?
So ALLAH SubhanA, Allah, Allah, He tells us these things and tells us so many things and we will be very foolish of us not to obey Allah Subhana Allah orders when they are clear. They are clear. So we obey them, because he knows what's best for us. And he's the one that created us. Obviously, Muslim means to submit and surrender because you believe that he knows it all. And he is true. Another meaningful Muslim that completes you is this proxy law Senator, I just thought I'll say this. He said, Do you know what a Muslim is? And they said, Allah and His Messenger know best. He said, a Muslim woman, Solomon, nurse, woman listening, he wired, a Muslim, because the word Muslim is
derived from the root word security, peace, security and peace. Her Muslim is the one who's tongue and his hands. People are secure of a secure from, you don't harm people with your hands. And with your tongue. You don't oppress them. And the Hadith says a nurse had this as an unknown measure. So here, all people Muslim, non Muslim, even creature, or creatures.
And then he said, You know what a minute is Minister right from the root word Aman, which means to be at security. So Muslim, a person who is at security and provide security and what mean is a higher level, it's when you absolutely feel security. And he says they are the ones who people can trust them with their wealth, and they honor themselves and their wealth. You know, someone points it, who can look after my money, who can I deal with in business that I can trust and every and anyone you ask? They'll tell
knew that person, that same person, that same person, know that if somebody points people point to you as a reputation of security, and trust that this is a sign from Allah subhanaw taala that you are a special person on earth. So that's what it is. And then he said, Well, Mujahid and the one who does jihad is the one who does jihad, who is the one who strives against himself by continuing to do acts of righteousness, to continue to do that, and push yourself and struggle and strive to continue to be patient to do acts of good deeds. This is a Majed one in mohajir and the one who truly is a true great migrant man, genre, and Hapa are now so when the know is the one who migrates away from
sins and past bad habits, you never returned back to them again and if you do your repent again. So now we return back to this is Ibrahim Ali Salim Ismail, other symbols of Islam. And he is the one who made named us Muslim in before Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. Allah said no Quran, who enlist American Muslim men and Corbyn is Ibrahim, who called you Muslims from the beginning, and truly has the right to name us that name because he is the hero, the role model. The he is the emblem of the symbol of true Islam of true Islam. My Brothers and Sisters in Islam, then we talked about the angels. We live this night I sell them where he is for a minute, we came back in the meantime, we
brought him out as salam returned back to Palestine,
where he lived in Jerusalem approximately around there. And angels came to Ibrahim we also talked about this last week, so I'm not going to go into detail again.
But the angels came to him in the form of
superhumans extremely beautiful men, when you looked at them.
You know, they're not.
They're higher than humans, angels. They always used to come in such a form.
But this form that they came to him with Ibrahim Ali Salam couldn't recognize it. They came in different form was Jabri because he does Rafi and a massage.
But not on his door he opened
and as they entered, they didn't even ask permission to enter. As they entered, they said Salem, ancient Greek thing is to be salah. It is Uma of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam who was taught to say the full word A salaam aleikum, this was given to the Ummah this mass inshallah before that is to say Salah peace, similar meaning they said Salah and he replied Salah and one Coleman macaron. Sailor Moon, we talked about the Arabic linguistics here, Sailor Moon is a more honorable greeting than said, Man, Salah man is more general ceremony specific. And this teaches us that when someone greets you, you must greet them with an equal greeting or better, you can go less. He didn't even
know them was the not Muslim who they are, but they're greeted, and it is part of the etiquettes of a Muslim to reply, the greeting something that are common among Koran. I don't know who you are, in a pleasant way. It's like I'm asking you who are you but without being rude. Oh, salon, please be upon you people who we haven't had the acquaintance of. And they didn't introduce themselves either. So he just went and grabbed a nice car for me, prepared it and cooked it came back and made a meal for them, which shows us that we are supposed to be very generous to the guests and hospitable, hospitable people. This is one of the core aspects of our deen which hamdulillah Europe. It's one of
the only things basically you can count how many things the Muslims do, they still have really strongly and that's hospitality, handling and the layout. If we lose that and means that's it. We don't deserve to be just a lot of Brothers and Sisters in Islam. These angels. They started to act like they were eating and Ibrahim Isilon noticed they were not putting the food in their mouth. And that's when he knew they were angels. The word used is naquan. Meeting natira is different than the other one. I said mon Qarun. For those of you who are not Arabic mukarram is I don't know you not care means I know you, but I'm not comfortable around you. I'm not comfortable with what you're
doing. So he knew they were angels, and then he was not comfortable with what they were. What I was not he was not comfortable with their presence. Why? Because he knows angels coming suddenly like that in a different form to him to what he knows is not good news.
Have they come to punish someone and immediately he Allah says what OSHA said minimum Leafa he actually became scared of them
became frightened, not frightened from the angels frightened from why they have come. He thought maybe someone in his family has done something wrong and he's going to
be punished now.
Now prophets always assume well of ALLAH SubhanA wa taala.
But angels coming not known like that. That's what it meant.
That's what it meant. It's like having, for example,
you're living on a farm. And some stranger comes along with a gun and points it straight at you. You don't know the guy and he gets scared. Right? Because the gun means going to kill you. And then he shoots the gun. What he's actually shooting was a snake that was about to bug you at the back it ends up being a nice man. Right? These angels came? Yes, they came some bad news from Allah, but not for Ibrahim Ali's.
So then immediately, they told him latter half don't be afraid, O'Brien
in our Rasulullah pig, we are messengers from your Lord
Ilana, and another verse in that or similar Illa Camilo
that they didn't say Navasota Ansari, they immediately says in Nelson Mandela call me but we have been sent to the people of Lot, which means that every time I said and knew who they were, and then I just told him, don't be afraid we're not coming for you. We have been sent to the people of law.
People have looked, we're known as the name the people of Sodom.
In the ancient Hebrew texts, the Torah, the Old Testament, they're called Sodom and Gomorrah,
that lived in about seven cities around the Dead Sea. It's very ancient dates back Lahore and 300,000 years
in a place in between Jordan and Palestine.
So they said we have been sent to the people of loot.
And his, his wife was Chanel and we gave him good news that he's going to have another son
and his wife Sarah was standing there.
So she laughed. What did she laugh about?
She laughed that she was happy
that's God had now come to deal with the people of lot because of the corruption that they had spread with their actions.
It somehow for
10s of years the news have gone out and they were causing corruption a lot. And we'll talk about that in a minute inshallah. Obviously, those harm to people and they were affecting other people. So she was happy about that. What a shenana The is her and then we gave her good news that you will have is how one hour is held. Yeah, cool. And also after is had a grandson named Jaco, Allah gave them their names and told her you will have a son and grandson. What does it mean? means you're going to live longer, not only to see your son grow, but he also going to see your grandson. Cool. Jacob, for how long Allah
and she screamed, saying yeah, we letter a word to me. How can I have a baby when I am barren? I can't even have babies in when I was younger. I shoes. And an old as was an RP veteran, an old too old. I'm a senior citizen. I'm 70 years old over 70 I kind of Hades past menopause. We're talking about and another verse she says,
In I had an issue when I was young, this is outrageous. This is like, really amazing.
And they said that Tasha amarilla you're amazed by what Allah can do.
No, no, Allah could do anything. Same as what he said about Jesus Christ, a Salah. He said
that he was born from a mother without a father from a virgin. Mary Maria Maria has Salah
in Anambra who either are other children in your pool, Allah who couldn't forget.
Allah says as a matter of fact,
if Allah just wants something, all he has to say is B. And it becomes my brothers and sisters. And so the angels, when they said all that stuff, Ibrahim alayhis salam was concerned.
But they gave him the news of the sun but his wife was more happier. And he was still thinking, what was he thinking about? He was very, very worried.
He was worried about the angels going to destroy the people of law. He didn't want them to destroy them.
It's actually in the Quran.
Allah says Fela madeha Han Ibrahim Maru. What? A tool Bushra. Thus when fear had left Ibrahim, that the angels and the good news had been conveyed to him of a son, then what?
USIA did didn't even if he called me note, he began to dispute with us concerning the people of lot.
What dispute dispute is not argumentation here, dispute in Arabic, Jordan has a good time and a bad type. The good type is when you present some important facts and arguments to persuade someone
that you think there's a better that, you know, there's something that they need to know about. So he's speaking to the angels not speaking to Allah.
And he is a human being.
He likes to make sure
that he understands everything. You know, some people, how do they learn? Some people learn? By asking you a question, isn't that correct? They asked me and you tell them the answer. However, other people they learn the other way around. They learn by challenging you with questions. But what they're actually doing is to see the actual challenging their own their own thoughts, if you can, if you can answer those thoughts, but he can't answer himself or she can't answer. Got his answer you've convinced. So that's what I say to you don't get angry, or emotional. When somebody challenges your debates you or opposes you with something. They're all learning.
And if he doesn't want to learn, it just wants to debate an argument, then that's the haram. That's the bad argument. But they're not really giving you any substance, nothing, then that's a person after you've given your pusher your argument, you just turned around and said, Look, I think we're going to end this conversation. So Ibrahim Ali Salam was questioning and giving some, you know, some some facts there to understand himself, and just to make sure that the angels are doing the right thing.
So Abraham Ali Salam said in another person or Quran, like
Carla in a fee, her moto loop is there. Like you're gonna go and destroy the people but loot is there. My nephew is his nephew, according to the biblical scripture, but he was his family and he was a prophet.
Like he was concerned that the angels, okay, he said to them, like, Just give him some chance. Give them a time. Give him some, you know, they'll they'll turn around, they'll fix themselves, just give them time. You know, Lord is there either you sent him give him time he's doing a good job. Just give him more time as well. Right.
And then I said to him, don't worry,
we will save. In another there's a hadith that says that the grandmas Salim said to them, will you destroy a people and there are righteous people are among them. Like we want you there's righteous people among them, you destroy everybody. The righteous sin, and I just go and they said, don't worry.
What are you afraid of? He said, Well, Lord is there.
They said, We're going to save him and his family. He's not going to be under the punishment.
Subhan Allah, Allah subhanaw taala immediately after talking about how he disputed and tried to convince them to give them more time, there's no look a prophet, and you even you can call out to Allah, and say, Oh, Allah, whatever color that you have brought down that you've decreed, change it please, for the sake of the creatures and for the sake of the babies and for the sake of the pregnant women and for the sake of the elderly isn't for the sake of this and what you're allowed to say that and even the hadith of peroxide, which is so here in it so high, I forgot the reference, but he said,
let you get all caught up in the dark, nothing can change color except for Doha.
But then you might say, well, Allah knew that you're going to make the dryer so that's called that itself. So Qatar is changing cover. So you're allowed to make God say oh Allah if you're bringing down a cover something that's going to happen
please water off me Mohammed Salah seems to always say stuff like that. It's good to say that, Oh, Allah, whatever the Creator brought down, if it's going to be harmful to me, please water off me or minimize it or make me handle it. In fact, in other Hadith sahih Hadith since a Muslim and Bihari Allah's mother talks about the Quran coming down from the heavens, and your dog going up, then they meet halfway and they start wrestling until the day of judgment. If you're strong that repels if the color is a bit stronger than your door. I do. I didn't come out very strongly. It comes down but weaker than what it's meant to be. All of this. Scholars have talked about it for a very long time.
Anyway, brothers and sisters, so everybody My son didn't do anything wrong. That's all I'm trying to say.
So they said,
Allah said after he did that, Allah acknowledged, acknowledged Ibrahim Ali's salams play. He said, In Ibrahim Allah Haley went away home will be
a lesson show the Ibrahim was forbearing, tender hearted and oft turning to Allah.
Ibrahim Ali Salam is asking the angels, please give them time, let them you know, repent, maybe they'll get better give them time, don't go and do it.
And Allah says Ibrahim truly is a kind hearted, tender hearted person aware is that don't just don't do it. It teaches you about his personality. Yes, he was vocal and upfront isn't wasn't too faced. But opposite to that was he was so tender hearted. He never wanted harm on anybody. But Allah knew that these people, nothing was going to change them. Allah knows his creation, He knows when somebody has reached the point where there is no more medicine for them.
It's when somebody
turns into an a being that deliberately and chooses to be of an evil nature.
That's it, like at least the shaitan at least, he knows Allah He knows gentleman. He knows hellfire. He knows they have judgment. He knows all of that more than me.
And he lived through the 1000s of years of all the prophets, he was up there, the police
but there's no cure for him. Why? He chose to be like that. So when somebody chooses to be in do a certain thing, it gets to a point where Allah knows it's irreversible. There are people that come like that Subhan Allah to know only Allah knows them, we don't have the right to judge who they are. But when Allah brings down the punishment, it's his business. It's not our business. It's his business. We're so Allah destroyed these people, so we're gonna go out now always destroy them.
That's Allah's business. It's not ours.
The prophets business is to try to do everything they can to stop Allah's decree from stop them from earning Allah's punishment, the prophets. That's it, and Allah knows everything he knows, my brothers and sisters in Islam.
Allah said in the Quran that the angels then said to Abraham, yeah, Abraham aren't on here that they're upon our angel said to him, Oh, we brought him desist from this stop, don't argue any more about it, for indeed your Lord's command has come. And the chastisement or punishment, which cannot be averted, is about to be fully honest. This is Allah's knowledge and the cream,
there's no need to explain it any further.
It's like going to a doctor who is a specialist in urology.
Alright, for a cardiac surgeon specialized in,
in pathogens of I don't know what
and it gives you a medicine says to you take this and take that or do this or do that. Imagine you sitting there and asking him about all the composition of chemical compositions of the medicine and the treatment that he's giving me, and he starts giving you all these drip of gibberish words, you don't get to benefit you at all. So you just say look, I trust is knowledgeable, he knows everything. So that's a human being imagined. So Allah Subhana Allah knows more than us.
so the angels got up.
And they left.
We'll leave them there for a minute the angels are on their way to Sodom and Gomorrah, a place which is now called Jordan and Palestine, a mix of the two
has a baby.
She was approximately 80 years old.
A lot of work.
There's not much said about this habit in the Quran and Hadith. But if you read the historical book called the Darwin, the higher man the stuff that said this just, it just doesn't make sense at all. It's just too much. Sometimes you read history books written by ancient scholars, some of them what they do is they just bring you whatever they've collected, but it doesn't mean that they say to you, it's authentic. So I just want you to make sure that I'm glad this particular part is not translated because it's just some stuff they bring from anything like ancient scriptures, scrolls, scribes that have said things ancient the Bible the Torah things that just bring all this stuff and says a lot of
stuff about his heart and it just none of it is not only is referenced none of it, just don't know what it is. It doesn't make sense. But all I can tell you is what the Quran and whatever we know from Hadid say but it's her colleagues so Allah says well the Chanel will be is how can I beat him in a cider he in and we gave Ibrahim is have a profit from among the righteous you know slightly
Hey, welcome Eileen here why Allah is hug and we bless him and bless his heart and everything around him. Woman's already at the EMA we also blessed is how can Abraham's offspring so we bless Abraham he is the father of his heart and his hearts offspring, all of the children, the children of Israel, who are who later on became today now the Jews,
and some of them who became Christians, but then Allah says, We're meant to react to him and from among their offspring, not all of them, we have blessed Lavalle Malinowski him Obion
and among the offspring of its help, are going to be children of the future, who are wrong, those clear wrongdoers mobian Clear on doors.
And this is to tell us that not all of the offspring of is Huck are blessed. Not all of them are righteous, some of them are righteous, the children of Israel
and some of them were non righteous.
And from his heart konnyaku from Iacob Cain which son, Yusuf alayhi salam will come to his story, but just want to say this,
never in the history, it nowhere in the Quran, is there ever a mention
of that many prophets born from each other.
Father, Son, Father, Son, Father, Son, except for these prophets, and that's why the prompts will send them Mohamed Salah Sam said Buhari Hua about use of Alison L. Kareem
Abdul Kareem Abdul Karim. He is the blessing, Son of the Blessed Son of the Blessed son of the blessing. You also the son of Jaco Senate, his heart, the son of Abraham, for profits mess, and not just prophets, messengers after each other. And so they have a special place Subhanallah and from them came all the rest of the prophets that we hear about right up to Jesus Christ and Yeah, John Zechariah, all of them LASR all that we're going to talk about.
So we're going to leave notice how they're when we're gonna go back to Makkah, what's happening now with ismaily and Ali's
is Madison Maccha is father Ibrahim alayhis salam is gone and come, he would go and visit and the narration say Allahu Allah about the authenticity but it's true that the prophets always had a vehicle which they wrote on it was called an ORAC. The beautiful baroque and Caracas in us, sits in the seat of the prasar Salam, Bukhari and Muslim but perhaps as Emma has sent it to the heavens, it's called Al Quran a creature that is bigger than a mule smaller than a horse with wings on its hind back or its hips. This Buraq It is said that it used to take Ibrahim Ali salam from Jerusalem Philistine all the way to modern day maca to visit his White House and his son his smell in
some say on a weekly basis, some say every two weeks or so, go on, come on Come regular visits.
And I found this interesting Hadith
which is so here in Sahara Bahati
that he went one day, and he found his smile.
He had married one of the women of Judah, one of the Arabs.
he asked, he visited and he found her there he she didn't know who he was because she hadn't met him yet, Ibrahim. And he asked Where's his smile? And she said to him, he's out hunting. He used to, as I said, hunt for horses and tendon.
So he asked her how is How was life?
Sorry, she said he's out hunting and providing for our family story is working providing for our family. He said how's your life? How's your livelihood? And she said, Allah He is miserable.
It's terrible. We've got nothing. People are better off than us. And Justin are just so depressed that this life
you know, I just want more blah blah blah. She kept on complaining about the likelihood.
So she said well, okay, and then he ended up wanting to go Ibrahim I sat down and he said to give myself MC smile and tell him
it's an Arabic statement to change the corner
of his door what's it called the English
what are those that
is that those that
something that belongs to the door, doorstep something I don't know what it is. But it's an Arabic statement, and also an Israeli statement. What it meant was, I advise you to divorce this wife,
don't keep her she's not good for you. She's negative. She's not grateful. You're gonna have a rough time with if you have children from China, Zambia, children, farmers going to raise them to be selfish, obnoxious beings, spoiled to whatever.
We have to be grateful people are not my, in our progeny were prophets, we need to have people who are standing as role models, not just selfish people.
So when he came back, she told him, an old man came to visit you and whatever. And he says, Okay, what research said, she says, Trent strength. It wasn't the Arab side, the Arabs didn't have that statement. They had the Israelis and she said,
he said to change the door thing.
And he said, Well, that was my father, old man.
And he told me to divorce you
know, it was a form of advice and command like Ibrahim Ali Salam, when he said something, you know, his son knows that he's a prophet.
Prophets don't just say something like that. When they say something, you'd be a fool not to listen to them because they advise you the best advice.
He knew she is big trouble for him.
He said, he told me to divorce and I'm going to divorce his head, okay. Now some people might think, Oh, that's cool, our blah, blah, blah, no, no, no, put it in context. She was an ungrateful, selfish woman.
And she was a negative person.
it was terribly negative, terribly selfish. And Ibrahim Ali Salam would not want his son to divorce his wife at all.
But he can see this is a family. This is children. This is raising big responsibility. And the mother is most often with the children. So motherhood teaches children to be spoiled and selfish and everything's about them a world revolves around them is not a good mother, or a father who does
say divorced or married another woman, anybody who might sell them on another visit met her same thing happened. And he asked her, How are you? And she said, Hamdulillah we are in great blessings. I can't ask for more.
We are fine. We don't need anything. We have everything we need. And he says tell him my sedans and tell him to keep the door thing
will go by the doorstep. And it's a nice one to say the doorstep it means like it either it can mean good or bad. It means that he steps on his wife, which is not good.
I don't think that's what he meant by that. I'm gonna go with the toaster. Jelena. That's you? Everyone blame him if it's wrong, all right.
Have you been
German? When I grew up, I'm going to disappoint you.
Now, if it was a doorstep, it means that she's a support. So change the support that and also the door means privacy,
intimacy, protection, covering support security.
And in the Arab world, the door
symbolizes a security,
protection, privacy, comfort. And that's what the wife is the wife is comfort, security support for her husband and his husband is to build like that we call the husband a pillar, pillar of the house and she's like the covering the support security. He said keep it
and when he returned, she told him that the old man came along and said this. He said that was my father. And he told me to keep your good wife.
Company. So Madonna sisters, now don't take that as a
fatwa. Don't take it as a fatwa. That if your father tells you divorce, your wife will listen to you. Or you can tell your children divorce your wife.
He was a messenger of Allah. And he didn't need to give the reason because it's my nose. Ibrahim is a patient, tender hearted man. And he is full of wisdom beyond measure. And he wouldn't have said it unless there was 100% good reason. As for us, we don't think so we can advise our children. We can give them our guidance and I advise brothers and sisters, the young ones especially even the older ones might always seek the advice of your parents. Even if you disagree with something they said he that's fine, you can disagree. They respectful but it's good to take their advice unless you know your parents are just you know.
Like it's rare to find some
It really just did not look good. Not good at all. But majority token generally speaking, our parents do have they've had more experience more wisdom than us. And I was talking to some students at the school and
and they're only in the United and asking me about relationships and boys and girls and everything, and I'll start to explain all this stuff. And it made so much sense to them went on for half an hour. And now their jaw dropped at the amount of stuff I knew. Like I got Why are you so surprised that we didn't think you older people know all this stuff? I didn't know what to be sorry about that called me out.
Because I feel like I'm 29 and then all the fact that they actually don't think that we have been with double their life. We've been through it all. And we've been through it all. And I think we don't know anything for kids. So I said, of course we're not your parents have been embarrassed to tell you all this stuff. So
sometimes our parents do the wrong thing. But they do know they learned from their mistakes as well. So seek their advice as much as you can. Brothers and Sisters in Islam. Let's move on. It's my brother SLM, grows up over there and enhancer Allah has sat down dies at the age of 70 Anybody my son and becomes sad and for her loss, and Sarah lives on Sally's set and lives until about 120 years is a call to biblical knowledge.
And it's a value in his cell and grows and stays in Mecca and dies in luck and was buried in LA.
But before he died
hasha had died. And now he's got a new wife. It but it my son comes along to smell in one day. And he says to him, I have been commanded my son to do something. Will you help me? We say this again. Now the father
had a conversation with the son before carrying it out. Will you help me son without any hesitation says that. He didn't say yes, I'll help you. Listen to what he said that, do what you've been commanded.
So that tells us Smiley's Salam is extremely knowledgeable and wise. Instead of saying yes, I'll help you. He said he knew that Allah had commanded him to do that.
He said Allah has commanded me to build a house on his own Earth. And it will be the symbol of the hippo for the end of time for all of our offspring.
So Allah subhanaw taala said to him, to build the Kaaba.
And there are long verses and Susan Bukhara, and others and salty Brahim. When when Allah subhanaw taala told them to build the Kaaba.
He said to him,
I am going to make your Ibrahim an Imam, a leader
of all people and nations to come.
Allah that's what you want to do. But anyways, I'm going to make you the leader of all nations and people to come and truly ask any religion. They all believe in Ibrahim Ali Suleiman respect him and
especially Jews and Christians, and his case
in Asia, Africa, Nancy Lam, I'm gonna make you an email for all people.
But Allah then said, As for the wrongdoers, they will not receive this gift of mine, they won't be leaders.
Allah didn't accept the wrong doors.
If I might say that first said warming to reality when he heard that Allah is going to make him a leader of all people, but I might send him said, Oh Allah, and when you make from among my children, imams, like many for the people. The brand has asked me a lot to make his children, imams, and Allah replies by saying
my promise does not embrace the wrongdoers, though.
He didn't say yes, but he didn't say no. All he said was the wrongdoers will not. In other words, there will be among your offspring out Ibrahim, more wicked people unfortunately,
there will be more.
But the answer is yes, there will be Imams from among your people from your children.
So then Ibrahim alayhis salam went and started building the Kaaba and as he is building. He remembers the diet that he made. He wants more of his children to be Imams and all that stuff. So then he says,
make this land, secure, secure and provide those of its people that believe in Allah and the Last Day with fruits for sustenance. Allah answered, and I shall still provide him who disbelieves with all of that stuff
With a short life, and then I shall drive him to chastisement of the fire. That is an evil and, again, Ibrahim alayhis salam is trying to say he didn't get he said I asked make Imams among my children. And he understood that there's going to be a lot of wrongdoers. So he goes, Oh, I'm not going to get many Imams that ask Allah for something else. Oh Allah, at least in this world.
Let even my children who are wrongdoers, enjoy the blessings.
And the law said okay, I'll give even the wrongdoers only in this life but but in the hereafter if they deserve the fire the gun fire. I'm not going to answer that part of your diet if that's what you mean.
Don't make this an excuse for me to bless on the Day of Judgment. I already know your grind. So I pray my son builds with his sons building a cabin and then he thinks of another door.
He said Oh our Lord make us true submitters and Muslimeen woman's already yet Tina Amata Muslim and made out of our offspring, a Muslim Ummah, whole nations of Muslims, what does Allah require? He says
Allah subhanaw taala
Oh yeah, that doesn't finish and then he says Robin about fee him Rasul Allah, Oh Allah send among my children a messenger min hum from among them, who will recite your words to them. And he will teach them the Book and the wisdom and he will honor them. In their current analysis will Hakeem you are the most mighty the most wise?
Allah subhanho wa Taala then goes quiet. He doesn't answer his dog. This one says oh Allah make a Messenger from among mighty
and Subhan Allah what this verse hints to is who who was the messenger that is going to be Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam because he's building the Kaaba Ibrahim and Ismail Mohammed Salah Sanam is from whose offspring is hardcore smelly from his family and so the Doha of Ibrahim Malik is set down nearly 4000 years before Mohamed Salah Sunland came out.
He made that dua, when did the DI get accepted
4000 years later.
And this is why Rasulullah Sallam told us do not hasten the response of your Lord in your DUA.
The ones who hasten and then expect an immediate response are losers. They said who's the loser? No, someone who hates and says he's the person who can who makes your heart go out go out. And then finally he says Allah didn't accept it. And then he stops making dua.
And so Allah doesn't respond to never give up, never despair. And don't expect a specific way that Allah has to answer you. You ask for something, you don't get that specific thing. Think of Allah. Well, maybe it's not the best for you right now.
I mean, imagine Allah says, if Allah answered everyone's dua, this isn't a Quranic Allah to answer everyone's delight as they asked.
They will all perish they'll perish themselves. Because we don't know what's best for us. How many times have you wished for something later on your thought? Oh, my God, good thing. I didn't get that good thing. I didn't go that way. There you go.
Brothers and sisters. So
as they were building the Kaaba,
they built it out of normal rock from the desert and there was no clay, they just put it on top. And they tried to make it balanced. Because of that it was getting unbalanced. And Ibrahim Ali Salam had a little rock that was soft. I'm not sure if it was limestone, or slate. But it was a type of rock that he stood on for a long time.
It can actually, your feet can submerge in it a little bit can make footprints. And that's why you see till today Alhamdulillah. That rock is still there. My current Ibrahim in my garden house. And he brought him I sense footsteps are still sort of their marketing. They're they're engraved in there. So it's a type of rock that still exists today where you can where they're easy, you can I think they're mixed with clay or something and probably probably one of them. It could be a slight combination of volcanic ashes and clay.
So my brothers and sisters, he used to stand on that rock. So you can stand high and look at the carbon to see if it's level called McCollum, Ibrahim the station on the ground. And he would go back on level until it was really high as Cabo was very, very high, like the cover that you see now is actually smaller than the original one.
And then, at the time of Quraysh Maccha, the Meccan period, it was smaller even than that, and then they raised it even higher. So the correlation, we made it back to this and the Kaaba. He built it as a rectangle, not a square, not a cube.
And it was made out of two rooms one room was what'd he say that he said? He used to stay in and pray. There was the Curtis called hisher ismaily.
Like what monks do, and the other part had two doors
To level with the ground get enter through one command from the other people to be able to walk in and out freedom.
It was the Kurdish people at the time if those of you want to learn go back to my theater classes, I did about 40 classes on that. And the Kurdish people, they're the ones who lifted the door up and close the other side. Like if you lifted the sitar the the cover up, that's on top of the cover right now you can see on the other side, there's still the clay around what used to be a door.
Anyway, that's the cover.
And then over time became a cube and that's where you have that semi circle. That's where the room is made it used to be. That's why it's called hedging is nice. So if you actually pray inside that semi circle, you can pray in any direction because all of its liquid inside the Kaaba.
So it's the only place in the world that you can print any direction you want.
Inside the cover or
in hazardous made or on its roof.
As they were building it, there was a little corner that was empty. And Rahim Allah is Sudan. He says to his son, it's Manny get me an extra rock. And he smiled. He said, Yeah, Father that I've gone too tight.
Because no get up No, no room for Titans right now. So he shows he was also human being gets tired as he was going and came back and he found that he placed now this is where the narrations differ, either a black rock or a white rock. He says Where'd you get this rock from? He said the one who never gets tired of effort. Always puts effort got me it was up late. It's a rock from Jana from heaven.
Allahu Allah was white to black narrations differ we talked about it in the Sierra. But no it was we call it a hazard and a sweat the black rock which we know about today, and there's a huge history about the Black Rock we don't have time to go through it now. But that was the special black rock that came down from Jana. And it is the corner there that people kiss today and they wait to it. Just want to make a quick point for those of you who go to hush don't worry about everyone else but at least you guys and people are listening.
Brothers and sisters if you go to hush, please ombre Don't be like everyone else rushing to the Black Rock poking people tripping people harming people just the kiss the rock. There is nothing special about kissing it except one thing. You're just doing the Sunnah of the Prophet saw Sam that he did. And from Salah Salem. He kissed at once and companions did it but not all the Companions kept doing I'm going to hop over the line was said I know that you are just a rock. But I'm just kissing because the process that I'm kissed you and this process I'm said that if you can't get to it, then wait to it.
The sanctity of the human is up. The sanctity of the human is more precious.
of the Muslim who is in the house the human is more precious than the rock or the Kaaba or even the place where it is or the entire city process. And I've said that in the last few pilgrimages
to another Muslim is more sacred than this month of mines are hidden in this sacred land Maccha
in his holy month
in his sacred land, where he is staying, then the Kaaba itself.
My Brothers and Sisters in Islam
I do have a little bit more time.
Then Ismail Ali Salam
they may do
and what Mr. Salim Ismail said, Oh Allah, make the hearts of people all around the world. Love this place, love this cabin, to come to it. And subhanAllah throughout the ages, Jews, Jews always believed in the sanctity of the carbon.
It was just that when Muhammad SAW sun and came in, they changed. Christians had the sanctity of the Kaaba, they call it back.
Till today people still use the word I would say a mecca of, of a place meaning everybody goes through.
Historians say that anthropologists they know
everything, even idolaters the pagans are respected the Kaaba to today.
And that's from the dawn of Abraham. I said, I'm all alone make it a place of security, comfort, belief, make the hearts of the people and Allah says what are the fineness even hedge Ibrahim get up and call the people to it after he finished building it he got up on a hill and Allah system now call the people what do you mean call the peace the middle of the desert 4000 years ago it's got a call to the whole world to come to the carbon and Hadith it says there but a Muslim said Oh ALLAH I'm just one min How Can everybody hear me? And Allah says don't worry in Canada Eileen and Bella, you just call out and we will inform them Allah will inform the people and truly he said come to the
house of Allah come to the house of Allah. We also have in our then hey, yeah Allah Salah Hey Ya Allah for that come to pray Come to success. Same with the house of Allah
And surely my brothers sisters, as you can see, no one needs to prove this miracle it's before your eyes.
The hush nowhere in the entire university you see this
millions of people go every year, not a single second. Since hush since the car was built, not a single second or a minute, maybe I'm exaggerating at least at least from the time of Quraysh till now
2000 years at least,
it has never been empty of a single person circumambulating or praying around the cabin
is even a time because these to be floods still happens floods they sometimes there is a pig there was at the time of the tablet one of the Sahaba zoo lived at the time of the Tiger is the next generation of the prototypes and and there was a flood around the Kaaba and people couldn't walk around. And this Sahabi I think was, I'm not sure it was with her and others are having, he swam around it.
He swam he did a solo of swimming until he went down and it's always had people in there. Nice day midnight, anytime.
Never empty, always circumambulating anti clockwise. Just like the earth rotating anti clockwise our solar system rotating anti clockwise, except for Mercury goes clockwise. The sun around itself anti clockwise, our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Allah Allah Allah knows best, what is the secret in that, but at least it teaches us about the meaning of monotheism, Allah has one. Look at all this order is happening in Harlem. There is an order and a method and mathematics to it. That's why physicians couldn't study the stars and solace them without mathematicians. Everything's has an order. And this proves the existence of a Creator Allah. My Brothers and Sisters in Islam without going further into it, you will know the story of the Kaaba and Maccha and halogen the pilgrimage and the honor.
It's my knowledge is still on with Don and died in Makkah. Ibrahim Ali Salam returns and he dies in Palestine at the age of about 170 280 years old. He was buried in philosophy in in Palestine, most of the prophets are buried in Jerusalem Philistine around that area.
Now we've got locality center.
And time has run out.
I will prefer to leave story of lot till next class because it's not a simple topic. I need to address some important issues about that story. But I'll reserve and now I won't say anything about it. And shuttler next week, even I did so much research about it today as a panel, I get carried away
and then shot a lot. Next week. We'll talk about a lot Sodom and Gomorrah and the Dead Sea and shut a lot of that either now, or some a lot on animal husbandry that early he was on the edge of mine. It's five minutes because we started a little bit late today. Are there any questions from anybody any elaborations that you need or anything that you felt you need to need clarification from today?
Even if you have other questions, if I know the answer to them, I'll answer them. If not, I'll go on research and come back and shallow with the answers. Some brothers were asking, and sisters asking if we can ask questions. So here's your five minutes. Everybody's staring at me and I'm starting to think you guys were just tricking me
elaborate further, the brothers saying about his trips to America. But there's not much more than what I said.
Yeah, that's all we don't know much about his trips. There's actually not much recorded authentically recorded. You'll find a lot of recorded stuff about Ibrahim alayhis salam going from Palestine to Makkah frequently in the biblical texts, right. But that's it, just basically, Ibrahim alayhis salam is to visit his wife and son he didn't leave them alone, to check on them and to see how they are and their religion and their Deen. And every prophet had protocol on Hamas, Allah said and I've told us in that in the site, Hadith, every Prophet used the Buraq to traveling.
Cleaning of course, Mohamed Salah Salem is, is the most famous to use in the Baroque. It's in among Hadith. In the beginning, the beginning chapters of Sahih Muslim.
In the third volume is like maybe 30 pages just about a struggle, Mirage. And in Behati, similar story and all the six books of authentic Hadees the story of struggle, Mirage is there and all of them mentioned about the Baroque and the vehicle but how
muscle mass seldom rode in. And he said that this is the vehicle of all the profits they used to write on his book. And for those of you who want to learn more about it go back to my classes about the Sierra, where the Baroque, how quick it travels, Allahu Allah. But it says that as far as it could see if it sees a place just takes one step it reaches it. Flies, is it speed of light? I don't know, is it the speed of sound is that we don't know a lot more on the Alaskan dynamics. But he's to travel back and forth. He can tell if he went every two weeks or so. According to the biblical narrations, then it would say that he was traveling very quickly, from Palestine to Saudi today
might go back and forth back and forth, back and forth.
He realized I haven't used the word Israel, correct. Yeah, I haven't used the word Israel, because there was no such thing as Israel.
Right until the Balfour Declaration 1941 1917. But then when it became establishes in Australia as red estate to some of the other Yeah, but anyway, that's another story. However, it was always called Philistine
or Al Aqsa.
And AXA, in the Quran is called the opposite as well but for this fireplace