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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen
wa Salatu was Salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad wa ala and he was happy he edged mine. praise is due to Allah. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our beloved Prophet Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon all of the prophets, all of the messages that were sent to mankind by Allah Almighty. I bear witness and testify that there is no deity no God, that is worthy of worship except Allah. And I bear witness and testify. The Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his servant and found a messenger, prospective brothers and sisters in Islam, Solomonic Rahmatullahi wa barakato.
Today inshallah who tireless lecture or presentation is entitled Sins of the tongue. And this title was inspired by one of emammal no always chapters or books that are found in riobel, signing him, guardians of the righteous, he has a book which he has entitled Kitab, Omoro keytab and more elmen here and that is the book of the prohibited actions. And under this heading, in the first chapter that he includes, under this heading, he has a chapter entitled Babel to hareem in Riba, while Emery may have a listen, the prohibition of backbiting, gleyber, the prohibition of backbiting and the command of guarding one's tongue. And unfortunately, in the day and age, in this day and age and in
in most times of life, we find that many people are guilty of the sins of the tongue, you hardly find any even as Muslims, any of us, hardly any of us that are actually purifying the tongues and safeguarding the tongues in a way that is pleasing to Allah Subhana water islands, only a very few and few people actually guard their tongues
from the sense of the tongues. So in shallow Tyler today,
we ask Allah subhana wa Taala to help us to safeguard our tongues through the air that we will listen to and through the Hadith, through the Hadith, the prophetic traditions that inshallah huhtala will motivate us and inspire us to guard our tongues. Now, the Arabic word for tongue is Listen, listen, and Subhanallah
as one scholar, he said, in
southern German, that it is a smooth organ, a smooth body part, when you look at it in comparison to the many other body parts that Allah has blessed us with. It is small, but it is our theme will Jerome, that it is great in its
destruction in its destructive ability. So let's begin with some of the ayat that Allah subhanho wa Taala
says, Allah subhanho wa Taala in one area that we find in Surah, two total right?
Verse 12, Allah subhana wa Taala compares, Allah compares the speaking about other people or backbiting. He compares it to the eating of the flesh of a human being, which is, of course, something that all of us as human beings, detest, and we find a part.
So Allah subhanahu wa taala says, Well, you have a ba, ba, ba, that none of you should, back by one another Yahoo tab comes from Reba. Well, he has a ba ba, ba ba. And then he says, Are you hibou hadoken aquarela Murphy, he made a character move. He says, would one of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother?
You would hate it. In other words, you would hate that action.
And then Allah subhanaw taala reminds us of taqwa and he says what Taku law and fear Allah or be mindful of Allah revealed Allah what duckula in Allah
Her the weapon, Rahim. The only thing that's going to prevent you from continuing in backbiting and talking about other people is your fear of Allah azza wa jal is your level of Eman. And that's really very important in many aspects of aspects of our lives. When a person is doing something wrong, then that means the man is not very high. And so they need to exercise the men work on the men doing those a man workouts, whether it's recycling, put an whether it's prayer, both, of course obligatory and optional prayers, whether it's fasting, so we need to do something about it and the better out a man is and the condition of our man. Then it's the man and the taqwa. Okay? Because
what stuck where they are without the taqwa is when you put a barrier between you and between that which will incur the wrath and the anger of Allah. So, decoy assignment you build like a wall. So you need to build this duck with taqwa as a shield that shields you from you know, from from committing the harem. Okay, so it is very important that we're constantly working on our airmen so that we don't find ourselves falling into sins, that the shape on will decorate for us and trivialize for us and make it seem to be very insignificant.
So a very serious verse. Okay, what Taku La ilaha wabun Rahim Allah another Allah is the one who forgives and he accepts repentance. So if you are guilty of the sins of the tongue, then know that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah forgives The one who turns to Allah subhana wa to Allah in repentance now another verse that the amendment no Rahim Allah to Allah included. He says, well, taco Houma, la Celica be here in a sama while basara while fu ad kulu hula aka cannon who mess Allah. Allah says in Surah Surah verse 36 and do not follow that of which you have no knowledge For verily the hearing the sight and the heart of each of those ones will be questioned. So very explicitly Allah says in a
summer what you listen to you'll be questioned about it in a summer while the boss or your boss or is your site what you look at what you are watching in a semi well boss or well for your ad is your heart and that your belief and your sincerity. Okay The heart is the storehouse of your sincerity and your tawheed your monotheism you believe so, in this somehow one bazzara while for kulula aka Ola of that will be questioned, couldn't know if I can and who masala so we need to be prepared for the questions and we need to make sure that we have the right answers.
Another verse, Allah subhanho wa Taala and sort of path verse 18 Allah subhanho wa Taala says Marielle fomin Polin, Illa Allah they hear of a boon it read that not a word does he or she utter but there is a watcher by him ready to record it. So every word that we we need to be very careful. So these are the areas that mmm no we Rahim Allahu taala. He opened up this chapter with Now let's look at the Hadees let's look at the words of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in the Hadith that is found in Sahih Muslim basically the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying,
say something good or zip it.
In the hadith of Abu huraira, Allah one who Allah Allah saw Selim said he who believes in Allah and the Last Day must either speak good or remain silent. Man can you Mirabella he will yo mil after failure cool Hi, Ron. Oh, Leah spoot for your call. Hi, Ron, our Leo smoked and let him who believes in Allah and the Last Day let him either speak good or remain silent.
Now, even when we are Hey, Mahalo to Allah. He included some commentary about this hadith. And he said, Well Heather howdy through sorry hon. Fianna Who am busy and lay at the kill lemma inla either cannel calama hieron. He said, he said this hadith is sorry. It's very clearly this is a very clear, not an ambiguous Hadith, but there is
subject to interpretation. He said it's very sorry, Fianna who that it is incumbent that a person does not speak, unless there is good in what he has to say, unless there is higher.
And he goes on and he says, well, who will lead the vihara? Who will lead the vihara Musleh. To who? And that which, whereby you can see this a benefit in what you're about to say if there's a benefit in what you're about to say, then say it, and he goes on and he says, Well, I met Shaka fever hudl masala hottie fell ethical. And if you have them, me doubt, if you don't have a, if you are doubtful, whether what you're about to say is good or not, then you shouldn't say it. So either you are certain that what you're about to say is something good. And that's not going to get you into trouble. Or don't say the wrong
so even if you're in doubt 5050 Okay, or even if you are have that's a sorry, Chuck is when you have 5050 in a slam shut is doing a 51 is when you have more than 50% but you're not 100% because you didn't slam you either. Have you have scheck, which is your half half, you have one moment where it's what's the right thing, or you have your certainty.
this hadith is very clear regarding this. In the next Hadees Hadees. Abu Musab al Sharia law, one who Allah
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
he was asked
jasola a misdemeanor have been a messenger of Allah, Who from amongst the Muslims are the most excellent, who are the most excellent amongst the Muslims? What the prophet SAW Selim said, if you want to know whether you are from amongst the excellent Muslims, he said, Carla, man salema le Muslim una minli Sadie, he were at the best of Muslims, the best of the best, those whereby other Muslims as secure from the tongue, and they hands. So tongue is Yanni people speaking about you and your hand his work. So this physical abuse and there is verbal abuse. Okay, so this is what the prophet SAW Selim here saying, Man, Salima al Muslim moon, the best Muslim is whereby other Muslims
are secure from his lisanne melissani he y d. And so the basic principle says, silence is gold.
This is a very important thing, silence really is gold.
we need to really think about what we are about to say whether it's good
or whether it contains elements of evil or bad in which we should not speak at all. Now, the two most destructive and the dangerous body parts are what?
Who can who knows the Hadeeth
were the two most in 100 process setup said there are two body parts that will get most people or land them in the hellfire.
He said the one that is between your jaws and the one that's between your legs.
And the hadith of Sahel even sadder their loved one who Allah in the Hadith found in Bukhari, Allah's Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said man young man Lee madain Allah he wanna Dana ridgeley he Othman hula, hula Jana.
that whoever gives me a guarantee to safeguard what is between his jaws and what is between his legs. I shall guarantee him paradise. So this means that most people that enter Hellfire, okay, they will enter hellfire. Okay, apart from disbelief. Okay, most of those Muslims in other words, who will enter the Hellfire, it will be as a result of what their tongues have said.
Oh, it will be as a as a result of fornication or adultery. Zina one as well.
So therefore, my dear brothers and sisters in Islam, we need to think before we speak, Think before you speak, don't just speak think
Take a take some time out
and ask yourself the question, because it is next how do we read that a lust messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said in the Hadith founded Bukhari Muslim.
A person utters a word thoughtlessly didn't give it any thought thoughtlessly.
And as a result of this, he will fall down into the fire of hell, deeper than the distance between the East and the West.
very explicit Hadith.
And in another Hadith that's similar to the one that you just heard.
There is also found in Sahara Buhari, that is also narrated by Abu hurayrah radi Allahu Allahu Akbar. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Amen. X is a word pleasing to Allah, without considering it of any significance for which Allah exalts his ranks, meaning in general, sometimes you say something, Allah loves it. And because of that word that you said Allah will raise your status and raise your rank.
And then, he said, another one speaks a word displeasing to Allah, without considering it of any importance, and for this reason, he will sink down into the hellfire.
This next Hadeeth encourages us to weigh outwards, so not only to think about our words, but to weigh the words
to avoid the anger of allies of which
the Hadith is found in sunon, Timothy
it's the Hadith whereby the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said a man speaks a good word without knowing its worth. And Allah records for him His good pleasure to the day he will meet him. And a man acts as an evil word without realizing its importance and alarm records for him his displeasure till the day he will meet him.
We all know the importance of Esteban is the karma means to be steadfast.
And part of being steadfast and having this is step one
is to guard your speech
to not trivialize
In the Hadith, narrated by Sophia, even Abdullah the Allahu anhu He said, I asked our last messenger told me of something to which I may remain steadfast. And they then he said, I love ya he was Selim said, pole.
He said Cole, meant to be called Rob be a law firm Mr. King says, pull up beyond law say my rub my Lord is Allah and then be steadfast. So therefore we say that part of being steadfast is that it involves the action of the tongue,
and having the correct belief or be Allah which is confirming your tawheed your monotheism.
And it involves is the karma which is the actions of the limbs.
So then, I said, Allah's Messenger, what do you see about me? He said, he took hold of his own tongue and said this for other beliefs and enough see here from McCullough had, he actually grabbed his tongue. He goes, this is the thing I feel the most.
No, my dear brothers and sisters in Islam, that there is a connection.
There is a connection between the tongue and between the heart. There's a relationship between the Lisa and between the
and that's what the roadmap speak of customer to local, whereby the hearts become hardened.
So even though they might visit the graves, or even though they might hear Qur'an, or listen to for an it doesn't penetrate their hearts.
It doesn't permeate the spirit there. So
in this next Hadith, Hadith Abramova the Allahu anhu the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
Do not indulge in excessive talk, except when remembering Allah.
Excessive talking without the remembrance of Allah hardens the heart.
it hardens the heart. And those who are the farthest from Allah, those whose hearts are hot.
So we need to make sure that we
fix up and correct the heart, and that we do so through the remembrance of Allah and not through excessive talk, one of the scholars was asked about wisdom. He said, wisdom
is 10 paths. And I think he said that nine, nine of those paths is not saying anything.
So he's saying that that's how important it is, to any Watch what you say.
Cost what to do.
And those who are the farthest from Allah are those whose hearts are hard.
And that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said a taqwa una a taqwa. hoonah. He said taqwa is here he actually pointed to his heart.
So when you are exercising your Eman through your tongue and through your limbs is having an impact on your heart.
Salvation mighty brothers and mighty sisters in Islam
achieved by three ways.
As to this howdy fellas fan and Timothy heidy, aka Eben amor have a loved one who
I asked Allah as messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, How can salvation be achieved? How can you be successful?
He replied, control your tongue.
Keep to house and weep over your sins.
So the first one is control your tongue.
that's the first one by of course, saying the right things and avoiding the wrong saying the wrong things. Now as for staying in your homes. What this means is that
if people are outside of their homes, they're going to be engaged in lots of social activity, lots of talk. So one of the best ways to avoid talking about others and speaking about others is to spend more time at home to spend more time remembering Allah subhanho wa Taala through the various ways whether it's Quran, whether it's
engaging in many other acts of obedience.
So if one feels that he's unable to benefit others, will fund fees that he or she
yonni their religion or their Deen will be not safe with mixing with others, then it's better to stay at home.
So the tongue Watch what you say, stay in your homes.
Okay, and the third one was weeping over your sins. So having remorse and having regrets and shedding tears for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa taala.
Now this next Hadith teaches us that crookedness of the tongue leads to crookedness of the rest of the body. When your tongue is crooked, the rest of the body will also be crooked.
And in the Hadith that is found in sinner, Timothy, Allah messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, when the son of Adam gets up in the morning, all of the limbs humble themselves before the tongue, and say, fee Allah for our sake, because we are with you.
If you are straight, we will be straight, and if you are crooked, will become crooked.
So this, again, shows us the connection between the tongue and the rest of the body,
the tongue and the rest of the body.
Now Subhan Allah this next Hadith is a little bit of a long Hadith. But it actually teaches us that all good actions can go to waste, if you are not guarding your tongue, listen to this Hadith, a very interesting Hadith had his morality been Jebin while the bingeable, one of the great Sahaba rajala, one whom,
and this hadith
is an authentic hadith
that is kind of similar to Timothy.
Why the bingeable he comes up to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And he says to him,
he Oh, he said, I asked a last visit just Arsalan, he said, inform me of an act, which will cause me to enter agenda and keep me far away from the hellfire. And he replied, You have
asked me about a matter of great importance, but it is easy for the one for whom Allah makes it easy. And he said, worship Allah associate nothing with him in worship. So the first thing he reminded him about his forehead
and keeping away from polytheism of Shem.
He said, worship Allah, associate nothing with him in worship of solid, give this occurred. Fast Ramadan, perform the Hajj to the house of Allah, if you can afford it. So he sallallahu Sallam He further said, shall I not guide you to the gates of goodness, he said to him, fasting is a screen from the hill.
Charity extinguishes the scenes or removes the scenes just as water extinguishes the fire,
and standing in praise by a slave of Allah during the last third of the night. Then he recited, he recited an area to Jeff Juno boom, and in mythology, those who forsake the beds to invoke the Lord in fee and hope, and they spend out of what We have bestowed to them.
No person knows what is kept hidden for them of joy as a reward for what they used to do. So he recited a couple of ads.
Then he added, shall I tell you have the root of the matter? Its pillar and its highest point? I replied, Yes, certainly a prophet of Allah. And he said, the root of this matter, the foundation is Islam. Its pillar is a solid, and its highest point is jihad. The highest point is jihad. So the most important thing is Islam. salat, and the highest level is Jihad whereby a person is prepared to sacrifice himself for Allah subhanho wa Taala. Say,
then he asked, should I told you of that, which holds all of these things? And so more I've heard a loved one who says yes, or less messenger. So he took hold of his tongue, and he said, Keep this in control. Keep this in control. So he's saying, pretty much. Yeah, I mean, everything that I've mentioned so far, of all the things that you have to really watch, is this. Keep this in control.
So then, more broadly, Allahu Allahu wa, he says, You're asuna la, our last messenger, shall we really be accounted for what we talk about? We're going to be held accountable for we talk about
and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He said to him, forget kokuka. He said, may your mother lose you this was a phrase. It's like, you know, we say, you know, are you serious? Or do you know what you're even saying? tequila? Como kya? Ma?
Well, Holly, aku nasaa financeit fanatee. Allah would you hear him? inla Hassan elsina to him. He said to him, people will be thrown on their faces into the hell on account of their tongues.
So, we can see that
how important and the role of the tongue is
regarding the salvation of a person in the Hereafter,
and that all good actions can go to waste. If a person does not God this speech, I mean, in this Hadith, the prophet SAW spoke about or he spoke about solids and CME and hydrogens, okay.
Okay, and jihad, but then all of this can be lost
if the tongue is not sound.
Now, what is
the definition of a leader? What is the definition of backbiting? We know that one of the perils and one of the sins of the tongue is to backbite. In Islam backbiting is called LIBOR, LIBOR.
This next Hadith actually defines the Hebrew and the Hadith is found as a hit Muslim, whereby the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said to the Sahaba at a Drona mela, Ziva. He said to them, Do you know what is backbiting of Hebrew? Allahu wa rasuluh alum. They said Allah and His Messenger knows best who know best. And then he said the cuca Huckabee MACRA the labor what it is, it is talking about your brother
In a manner in which he dislikes So, when you speak about somebody in a manner which they don't like, you have performed creep, you have engaged in the sin of labor, when you speak about somebody in a manner in which they do not like. So that means, even though it may be true if they don't like that, and you say something about them you have engaged in the LIBOR
killer for ICA in canopy akima cool. So, he will sit the professor said what about if what I'm saying about my brother is true.
What about if it's true?
Because remember, he said it's speaking about your brother that which he dislikes so the Sahaba intelligent people? He said, You know, so But what if it's actually true
for Carla in Cana fi he met the whole
if what you are saying is actually true about him in Ghana fee, he met the old fucker the step.
If it's true, then you have performed believer.
Nonetheless, you have performed
well, in lahmacun Fie, he met the old data. And if what you have said about him is not true, then you have entered into Bhutan, Bhutan, but
then you have slanted that person.
You have slandered him or her.
And we find during the farewell pilgrimage
when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam had over 100,000 people
100,000 Muslims in front of him
are with him.
We find that he gives a hotbed.
Okay, on the day of Minar, Yeoman narrow, one of the days that they have sacrifice, he gives a sermon and he gives some advice. And during this advice he says in the amount of what am walakum wa Khun haraam en la casa Mata yo amico mhada facia, hurry comb hava Fie Bella DICOM. Heather, Allah help Allah. This Hadith is found in Bukhari and Muslim. And he says, verily, your blood, your property and Your Honor, are sacred and inviolable as the sanctity of this day of yours, in this month of yours, and in this town of yours, verily, I have conveyed this message to you.
So we know that the prophet SAW Selim is saying that the blood of a Muslim so you cannot injure or harm or kill your Muslim brother.
That's the blood. So the blood, the property, the home, their assets, their possessions, you cannot take them, you cannot wrongfully take them. And then it says, Your Honor. So that's where speaking about somebody and taking away from their honor, or reducing their honor, or attacking their honor.
This is all an Islamic to do. So he's he compares it to what he compares it to the sanctity of this day, meaning the sanctity of one of the days of Hajj, which are one of the 10 days that Allah subhanho wa Taala has made an oath by when fecha de while they earn in Asher and numana her is the day of sacrifice is one of those days for Yumiko mhada yonah habit of slaughtering
Fisher Hari Kumar kumada in this month, and the month of Hajj is what is the month of the hedger which is one of the four sacred months in Islam, feeble and eco mhada in this city, which city is it?
And we all know the sacredness of Mecca.
So that's how sacred that's how sacred the blood and the honor
and the property of Muslims.
even if Subhanallah sometimes, you know, we find that we speak about somebody's appearance, you know, someone might be short, they might be fat, they might be skinny, they might be
you know, they have a certain defect or a disability. Islam is against talking about somebodies fitness, physical appearance. Of course, if it's
especially if it's something that can use if somebody has a very beautiful physique.
For some Allah has blessed them with some beauty in or has gifted them with something with regards to their body this is not there is no harm in complementing that. But we're talking about things that are obvious to people that if you speak about it, it's damaging or hurts. Hurry hi sagala one hahaha we read
in obsidian Abu Dawood and ultimately, she said I said to Allah messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
that such and such thing of Sofia by the love wine is sufficient for you. And she means to say that she made a gesture. And she said something about Sophia and Sophia is one of the wives of the Prophet salallahu alaihe, who was sitting
on her when she was referring to Sophia, she said something about Sophia and Sophia was short.
So she actually said something about her appearance.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, You have indeed uttered a word, which would pollute the sea, if it were mixed in it.
You word that you said Had it been thrown into the seat, it would polluted how much water is in the sea? It was It is so yeah, I mean, it is so potent.
This word that you said, okay, that it it would spread throughout the whole through the whole scene.
She further said, I imitated a person before him. And he said, I do not like that. I should imitate someone even if I am paid in return, such and such.
Okay. So it's not nice to then
ridicule in Islam. It's not allowed by not nice, but it's not allowed to ridicule another person in Islam. It's not about it's not allowed to imitate somebody is deformity in Islam. This is not from the, the identity of a Muslim
to ridicule or to scorn or to
imitate somebody is,
you know, body and it's a great offense.
And it is a form of backpacking. It's a form of backbiting.
As for the punishment of backbiting we read in
hadith of a Buddha would had his honest opinion, Allahu anhu, wa, we read that there is a punishment for backbiting. In the period of Alberta, Alberta, is the period between when you die and the Day of Judgment, this is called barossa.
And then this next Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said during the Mirage, now that marriage is the second leg of the journey of Allah, Islam will Mirage whereby the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he elevated through the heavens.
And he went on a journey with gibreel alayhis salaam.
And during the merge, he said, I saw a group of people who were scratching their chests and faces with their copper nails, and I asked, Who are these people? Oh, jabril. And Jabri replied, these are the people who ate flesh of others, by way of backbiting and trampled people's honor.
Okay, so eating the flesh of others is not
here is a metaphor. It's not actual. It's a metaphor for backbiting.
remember, my dear brothers and sisters in a standard, the blood, the property and the honor of a Muslim is sacred.
Now, this next chapter, remember, no Rahim Allah, Allah included, is called the prohibition of listening to backbiting. So not only are you not allowed in Islam, to engage in backbiting, but to lend your ears to it is also sinful. And then he mentioned the number of
Allah subhanho wa Taala says, We're either semi or love, we're on auto and that's when
they hear a level which is dirty or false or evil, or they talk they they withdraw from it. That's what the believers do. They withdraw from it. They say Oh, sorry, I don't want to listen to that. I don't want to hear them.
Elsewhere in the Quran, Allah says when Latina whom and the love way more Auradon and those who turn away from Allah
Who Allah who he said his dirty, vain false in a talk or speech.
And he mentioned another verse as well.
And in the Hadith that is finished in an attempt at the prophet SAW Selim said he who defends the honor of his Muslim brother, Allah will secure his face against the fire on the Day of Resurrection. He is someone talking about somebody his honor, then you defend them. And Allah subhana wa Taala will defend your face and protect your face from the hellfire. And also
in the Hadith that is found in Bukhari and Muslim
is mentioned here.
That were last messenger so long while he was selling he stood to offer a salad he asked, Where is Malik? induction? A man replied, he's a hypocrite.
He does not love a lion is messenger. So last messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said do not say that. Do you not know that he said La ilaha illa Allah seeking His pleasure. Allah has made the fire of hell unlawful for him who affirms that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah. Now he has said, what this is referring to is that people who commit major sins and Allah
this Muslim for Muslims who have committed major sin to enter the Hellfire, then that they will not stay in the Hellfire forever.
Muslims who enter the Hellfire will not stay in Hellfire forever, unlike the cafe, and like the disbeliever.
we see that how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he defended this men. Now I'm going to basically end end off
with a chapter that the man will know where a hammer hula hoe tyla he has entitled bamboo, may your bathroom in some cases where it is permissible to back by now here he mentions six cases or six scenarios that you are allowed to talk about somebody behind their back six scenarios
and it will not be classified as Riba, number one.
He says, backbiting is permissible only for valid reasons approved by the Sharia. Number one, it is permissible for an oppressed person to speak before the judge or someone in a similar position of authority to help him or her establish his or her rights by telling him so and so or such and such wronged me and he has done such and such and such and such to me, somebody is oppressed you. You need to go to the judge, it's here the police and tell them about what's happened. That's not backbiting because you need to get your rights back. Otherwise, you've been oppressed, and you're allowing that person to continue on with his oppression to other people.
So that's what the prophet SAW said then
he said, own sort of haka volume and arm of loom I said, support and help your brother whether he is an oppressor or being oppressed. They said your rasulillah we can understand how to help someone if they're being oppressed, but how do we help and oppress I said, make them stop and make them put a stop to their oppression.
Number two, it is permissible to seek some somebodies assistance in forbidding evil and helping someone change his or her immoral conduct. One can say to the person who can offer such assistance, so and so does such and such evil deeds, can you please exhort him talk to him? This is permissible as long as one intends to forbid the evil. If, however, one intends something else apart from this, then this act becomes unlawful. So you know somebody who is committing an evil and he needs to be someone needs to talk to him. Someone needs to put a stop to this. And he's not only taking heed of anyone's advice, so you might come to somebody you've tried indirectly. Now you come to someone say
hey, can you please come and talk to this person? He's engaged in this and that and can you please remind him and exhort so he you've spoken about him but you're doing it for a benefit. a benefit to that is to stop him and not to expose him to the intention plays a very important role. Number three
if you are sick
A legal verdict on a certain matter,
you may point out the default of another person or relate something else. So
in the case whereby you say, for example, to a scholar, or to remove the, or to a judge, my father or brother has treated me unjustly.
Okay, can I get my rights established, and so on. So if there's a need for that, then you have to mention your brother, your father, but it's always better. Listen to this, it's better to ask Yani, in a way whereby you say, What do you say about a situation whereby a father is doing this to his son? Or what do you say about a, a wife who's doing this to her husband, or a husband, who was doing this to the Son, that way, you're not giving away who it is. So then people don't look at that person or the judge or the scholar or does not look at that person in a way that, you know, in a negative way. So you can always ask in an indirect way, this is a very good tactic, if even if you
have your own husband,
let's say for example, your husband is doing something wrong, they shouldn't be doing, instead of saying, My husband's chef or judge or whoever it is, is doing such and such a deed, you say, I know somebody whereby the husband is engaging in this activity? What do you say about the situation? How can we help? What can we say to them, so you use the third person, there is there is a better way, then to actually come out and say, my father or my brother,
etc. Number four, one who criticizes those openly
commit acts of disobedience, such as drinking wine, gambling, engaging in immoral habits, fornication, hypocrisy, and making mischief. So you can actually speak about those who are doing it openly say, Hey, be careful of this person. This person is known for his you know,
his gambling and his drug addiction and hear you coming and exposing them, but they've done it openly anyway. So like, they're just doing it on the side every now and then. And it's, you know, they're trying their best to conceal No, they're open about their sin. This is an Miuccia hora maaseiah.
Number five, it is permissible to call into question narrators of Hadith. And witnesses in the in the court when the need arises, is also permissible, permissible to mention the bad qualities of somebody for marriage purposes in case and advice a source or someone says to you, hey, I've got this suitor who's come along to, you know, ask for my daughter's hand.
What do you know about him? I heard that he was working with you. I heard that you traveled with him. What can you tell me about him he you are allowed to disclose enough information that is related to to benefit the questioner with regards to the marriage.
Okay, so again, this is allowed, this is an allowable situation. And number six, it is permissible to use names such as, for example, Animesh, which means the Blair is to talk about people who are known for such names. So if a person is known, you know, if somebody everybody calls, for example, a person is known in the community as being sureiy.
And he's happy with that, and everybody knows that. You haven't you haven't performed Riba of him. If you're gonna call somebody, Shari, and nobody knows him by that name, he's never accepted it and you're initiating, it's not alone.
You know, have a good example of an ambush who's known to have a you know that that brother that they call him an ambush, he's got the blurry if he's known for that.
Okay. So again,
this is permissible as a member now we mentioned okay to identify them without resorting to such names is even better. Again, we should always avoid these things. Of course, that's the basic principle is to avoid unless there is a Muslim unless there is a benefit, unless the only way that this person that has this in a blade I
okay, the only way you're going to basically identify him is by saying you know that brother They call him you know, alarmist for example.
Hello, Todd Alamosa, Allahu wa salam ala nabina Muhammad is that from Allah Hi, Ron, and inshallah huhtala. will continue next week with a discussion on some of the perils and from some of the scenes of the tongue. Sarah monokuma Rahmatullah