Channel: Bilal Philips
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Due to alarm as such, we should praise Him, seek His help and seek refuge from the evil which is within ourselves, and the evil which results from our deeds
for him so every man has guided men can this guide
has allowed to go astray and none can guide and I bear witness that there's no God worthy of worship
and that Muhammad
is the Messenger of Allah,
the era of deceit.
The 20th 21st century,
which we have meant,
can be described
as an era of deceit.
is not something new.
Because from the time of Adam's creation,
prior to his creation, the creation
of satan satan,
a promise was made, a challenge was made.
Satan had stated
with regards to human beings,
that will dilemma him,
I will mislead them
and allow them false desires,
I will command them to sit the heirs of capital
and I will command them to change allows creation.
This is a challenge of Satan.
I will mislead them
from the time of items
to our time until the last day.
And I will allow them false desires.
Our command them to slip the ears of capital and I will command them to change allows creation.
So the seeds,
The main method, or the main weapon of Satan
is not limited to our times is really not something new.
That may appear more prevalent to us because of the fact that we're living in that era.
We're living an era in which satanic deceit
appears to have reached a peak
or has reached the levels
that were unknown
in previous times, as far as we can determine,
that the seat
is the seat on
an economic level is the seat which affects Muslims and non Muslims.
It is a deceit
which feminism's here in this country.
We all have to
we all will have to strive and struggle against
in order to achieve any element of success here.
And the element of success, meaning that allows blessing will be on our presence here.
If we're unable
to come to grips with the deceit, the satanic deceit of our era,
then our lives will be cursed lives.
problems will be added to power
And there will appear no way out.
If we look
on the political claim
as our brother spoke about issues of terrorism,
and holy wars,
recently and previously apologized to the Muslim world, for their holy war.
branded as holy warriors
utilizing terrorism to promote our goals, though, as they say, one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter.
In many cases,
those who are terrorists yesterday, become freedom fighters today, and those who are freedom fighters, yesterday, can become terrorists today, because they are no ground rules,
whatever is politically expedient, then that will be what is promoted. And in in this lies the deceit.
the claims for democracy,
issues of hijab, whether here or in France, Germany,
all of these represents elements of the political.
which are last month is prescribed,
to bring life to society. They're described as Savage, medieval,
primitive, the rest of time.
And as a result of it,
we find many Muslims today buckling under the onslaughts of deceit, political deceit.
So standing for Islamic teachings and principles, becomes fundamentalists
And the moderates are those ready to change Islam
or to abandon many of its practices. And they are the one that put forth as being the best examples for the rest of Muslims that are hand picked and chosen, whether in the Muslim world or in the non Muslim world as examples for the rest of the Muslim ummah.
the model the seats,
can be found in the pornography, prevalent on television. magazines, newspapers of our time, cannot be seen which is called artistic expression.
adultery and fornication
called consenting adults.
Homosexuality called alternative lifestyles.
this is supposed to prevent
sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. But since its introduction,
sexual transmitted diseases have increased
and unwanted pregnancies have also increased
presented as being superior
preparation for the real world modern education let's recognize that
separate education is superior
but it is still promoted throughout the world as being superior education
also amongst Muslims
They have suffered
under Moro deceit,
where we have them, defending, protecting those engaged in what is called honor killings,
that this is attributed to Muslims
as a result of religious deceit.
the greatest of deceit
is the deceit with regards to Allah subhanaw taala.
As I said in Surah,
verse 33, will
not let the deceiver deceive you about our law.
This is the worst form of deceit.
Because political deceit
can be forgiven,
deceit, sins also forgiven,
but deceit about
his is ultimate destruction,
complete loss of the whole purpose of existence.
So, this is, of course, the most dangerous area
for Western society.
They have been deceived about the law,
that deceit began a long time ago.
at the beginning
of the era, known as the Christian era.
When Paul changed the teachings of Jesus
changed those teachings and made another religion, which he called Christianity.
And that spread.
Those who upheld the true teachings of Jesus
were hunted down.
Their books burnt.
They were declared apostates.
They were deceived about the law.
So to this day,
the Christian world, over 1 billion people I received about a law
they believe that a law became a man
and they worship that man
thinking, believing that they are worshipping Allah.
Hindus representing another billion of humankind,
they see the same
1000s of years before
same trick that Allah became a man he became
animals, he became a variety of different things. And that remains the basic teachings for 1 billion India
and China, Russia, these countries were also deceived.
When they adopted atheism, as the state religion,
atheism, which teaches that there is no god
that is ultimate.
However, the last one to Allah told us
and through al anon
in that way I've made for every prophets, enemies,
devils from among humans and the jinn,
deceptively inspiring each other with beautiful speech.
If your Lord had not wished that they would not or they could not do it
So leave them and what they fabricated.
And he also said in
do you not see that I set the devil on the disbelievers prodding them constantly.
So Allah tells us
to leave them,
should not be focused on them.
Our energies should be focused on ourselves
and our own situation.
The situations that we have within our means
within our own power, the ability to change
so here in
what is the challenge for Muslims here?
What is it that they have to tackle? They have to change.
deception do they have to overcome in order to do it?
Allah subhanaw taala
said to the believers
ra home jahannam was at the mercy at all.
the angels will ask those with a cause to die while oppressing themselves.
Indeed, the angels would ask those who they cause to die while oppressing themselves and insert a lot. A lot of swans Allah says there were many
And whoever goes beyond
the angels take their souls while they're in a state of disobedience to Allah subhanaw taala
they will be asked,
in what state were you
and when they reply, we were weak and oppressed in the land, the angels will respond.
spacious enough for you to emigrate wasn't spacious enough for you to emigrate
such, we'll find the abode in hell.
What an evil destination.
Such will find their abode in hell.
What an evil destination.
This is the challenge.
This is the blueprint.
This is why
Bob made the Muslim calendar from
the time of the Hydra,
not from the birth of Prophet Muhammad,
as had been done by the Romans.
But from the time of the Hydra, this was the turning point.
This is the turning point.
It is only thing
that Muslims will be able to resolve issues that they face here.
And when I say he dropped, I don't necessarily meaning we all pack our bags and get on the next plane and fly out of here.
Because of course practically speaking, that is impossible, even if we wanted to.
But at least the hidrive the Prophet Muhammad is
the one which went by his companions. That is not the major Hydra where he they left Arabia. The major Hydra was the Hydra within Arabia.
within the country,
they established a Muslim community. This is the challenge.
This is a challenge for Muslims here to establish that community
and this is where shippon is busy.
No, it will be too difficult. How could Muslims move in one area of the country?
Another year, the country. You know, we bought our homes here, you know to go and sell our homes and we'll find 1001 excuses why we can't do it. However,
there is a verse in the Quran in surah turabian verse 14,
when Allah says, Medina Avenue, in Amman as Raja
all believers, truly among your wives and children, are some that are enemies to yourselves. So be aware of them.
are believers truly among your wives and children are some that are enemies to yourselves. So beware of them.
The commentator of the plan said that this verse was revealed concerning some Mexican American converts,
who were prevented from migrating to Medina to join the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in the early stages when the boss was given the command for hedra.
And the call was on for a draft for the oma.
A number of them were prevented by their wives and children from joining
the Hydra, the migration to Medina
as a result,
when they later joined, the prophet SAW Selim in Medina.
And they saw all of the early migrants had learned about Islam.
They were so upset. They wanted to punish their wives and children.
wives were saying no, you know, we have a life here. Our families here in MCI we know we can't go there for this reason or that reason a children saying similar things, our friends.
We don't know anybody in Medina.
Those converts, one wanted to punish them. So
it was a test for them.
So we are supposed to learn from that.
We're supposed to know that
making that huge right here in this country is possible.
It's something that we need to do.
We need to create Muslim communities, not nationalistic communities. ethnical communities based on being Somali, or Bengali, or Pakistani, or Arab or something like this. No, we don't need our uptown Bengali town. Little Bangladesh. You know, the Cairo we don't need that. What we need his Muslim town.
That's what we need. We need Muslim town.
And this is serious because I'm said in an authentic narration found in Sinhala, Timothy
I am in the Senate.
I absolve myself of every Muslim
in the midst of the disbelievers.
The Companions asked
he answered not
yet. Na, Na na na.
You should not see each other's fires,
meaning those in front of you behind you, next to you, your neighbors, they should be Muslim.
That's the way Muslims are supposed to do.
And he said that under what circumstance The only circumstance that he had sent a military detachment to a tribe known as
and when they came to them, they were engaged in battle with them. There were some Muslims living amongst them. So those Muslims postulated to demonstrate to those
In the military detachment, they weren't Muslims. But the detachment was moving too rapidly it was too late and they killed them along with the disbelievers.
So when this was told that to them, he ordered that for those Muslims were killed amongst the disbelievers, they should get only half of the compensation. Normally, if you accidentally kill a Muslim, there's full compensation, but because they were living among the disbelievers
their neighbors were disbelievers when the pastor seldom said only half compensation for them, and then he said, and men killed the Muslim end up buying a machete
I'm innocent of every Muslim who lives amongst the disbelievers.
Isn't this enough for us, at the profits are seldom absolves themselves from us. He said in another narration found in Sinhala, Timothy also not too sad and misshapen.
Do not live among the isolators
do not such such an eyes with them
does is like them.
The one who does so is like them.
This is the instruction of the Prophet.
And this is what is in front of us. And this is the challenge that we face.
As a result of living
as we live today.
We have fallen under the other warning of the
of the times to come as he said in suit in Sahih al Bukhari
searching certainly there will be among my followers, those who make allowable fornication and adultery, the wearing of silk, the drinking of alcohol and musical instruments.
There will be among my followers, those who make allow the fornication and adultery, the reign of safe the drinking of alcohol and musical instruments.
And another innovation,
Abu Malik and
some people from my own knowledge, drink alcohol, naming it or giving it another name.
and musical instruments will be played over the head and singing the women will entertain them.
And this is the time that we're living
rebar is justified
under other names, mortgages etc. Student Loans etc. A variety of other names
and we have fallen into it
by a loss of one of the other.
So my brothers and sisters,
we have this challenge to meet.
And the prophet SAW Selim gave us a final piece of advice
with regards to deceit, deceit in our individual lives. Take it down to the personal level. Now.
There are two blessings about which most people are deceived as Suharto, one for our
health and spare time
that two best things about which most people are deceived, health and spare time
putting off what we have to do.
when Allah told us in Russia
If you're finished,
if you find time to spare,
worship Allah, in doing what is pleasing to Him
convey the message of a lot to the people in this land.
We have an individual duty.
Most of you are students in the universities.
You're sitting in classes,
with many non Muslims.
And most of you are not saying anything to them. You study three years or more.
You talk about everything under the sun.
But you don't say anything to them about Islam, this is criminal
the opportunity will not come again.
justice without we have to utilize it.
We have strength that comes with that help, we can change things. So my brothers and sisters Come let us change things.
Let us change the situation here. create an environment, a community of Muslims, where Islam can be demonstrated on a community level.
Where Islam can be demonstrated on a community level where we don't have to go running after political posts
in parties was principles go against Islamic teachings, meaning that no Muslim
is allowed to join these parties. Because it means pledging oneself to what is displeasing to Allah subhanaw taala openly.
Instead, we create our own areas, our own environments,
where representatives represent us.
We know that
there are some among us.
They're knowledgeable, they can represent us.
It's not about being slick, smart,
quick speaking, witty. No, it's about being righteous. As we want to build righteous communities, we want our representatives also to be righteous. So my brothers and sisters,
let us meet this challenge, the challenge to overcome the deceit which Satan has put amongst us here,
which brought us to these lands
for the sake of the dunya.
running after the dimia
our religion in our homelands
ways, raising generations here
was the slammer that has been neutralized.
Who have become, in fact, non Muslims.
This is this is the legacy that we have of generations of Muslims in this land.
We want to make a change.
We want to turn back the tide.
We want a generation to come from us that will feel alone. But that can only happen if they are raised in Muslim communities, going to Muslim schools
frequenting Muslim establishments having friends companions, who are Muslim.
Not to say that we don't deal with non Muslims because of course, we're living in a non Muslim country so we have to deal with them. But we deal with them on the basis of Dawa
conveying the message of Islam to them.
We live in the era of deceit.
We need to know where that deceit began. From the time of Adam.
till our time
we still hear people saying
young people who are coming up are people who sometimes we try to explain this down to them, every single
everything that we want to do that is fun.
reality is that from the time of Adam
garden was there for Adam, all of the trees of the garden were there for him to eat from only one tree was permitted.
But Satan came to him and told him that one tree is the very tree you need to eat from.
Because it's got the benefit in it for you.
And that's what has happened. Because really, Islam has not forbidden everything.
The vast majority of things that Hello,
for every forbidden thing, there's 1001, permissible things just like it.
But Satan, through deception makes the forbidden one the most appealing.
So the media promotes it. And we feel and our children fear and our family feels life is incomplete unless we get that around.
There's no fun we cannot enjoy life unless we do that.
That is the deceit
and that comes from living in this environment
to change the environment, so what the media projects, I Islamic values, then we will be caught up in that same syndrome.
So I called you again brothers and sisters,
to put our hands together,
put our efforts together.
We can do it.
If non Muslims can do it
based on cultural identity,
cultural Muslims can do it based on nationalism, then surely we who believe in Allah, and are committed to practicing Islam, for fear of Allah, we can do it also.
I would like you to go home tonight. Thinking about that.
Knowing that if we feel lost when he promised
he might say how do we do it? How do we do you will know how to do it. It can be done. There are enough people among you who are knowledgeable who can lay the plan. Make the plan let us do it. But I want to come around to biocat
we have some artwork, Islamic artwork in that it was done by Muslims.
Islamic type seems to Allah thing which is against Islamic teachings. And as a means for extracting from you some sadaqa
where you get something in return
we're asking you to help us to auction off these eyepieces.
is a series of geometric designs on in watercolor and different color backgrounds. The same design but done in three different ways. Nicely framed, very attractive. You can hang it either this way.
Or you can have it this way. is not an angle it works. Very nice.
who is going to start?
welcome, Allah bless you for your energy.
Man, we can do better than that. We need some more
actually trying to extract as much as we can out of you. That's the intention. The 50 pounds is just to start the ball rolling Come on. Who's 70
somebody put up their hand. 70 pounds
The ball is rolling.
Under bounds of the law,
but I'm sure there is amongst the sisters.
Somebody who wants to give more than 100 pounds
Can you ever hand come up?
Remember this can be hung in many different ways.
Unlike the other ones there have to be fixed in a particular way but this one multipurpose
the other sister
Can we do better than 100 pounds?
I can see
hunger in your eyes.
The Fed is ready.
The quicker we
can do better than 100 pounds.
Okay, I mean, two people.
Two people, you can share in it. You can keep it one keeps it for six months and the other one gets it for the next six months. But what one other person is willing to
another 50 150 so we can get the two of you together.
Can we get the two of you guys together? Can you share this?
That sounds good.
Hey, we can do better than 150 160 All right, okay, it's crawling up. Come on people. I'm hungry. I just traveled 1000s of miles to come here.
And I'm very hungry.
British Airways was very skimpy. 170 pounds
creeping up there by 10 180 Very nice.
190 We're almost there.
Can I hear 200
Where do I hear? 200 Mashallah. 200 pounds. Very good.
On the symbolic it's 200 pounds for the project. For the diet project, the center to benefit the community.
pounds is going in to benefit the community will be multiplied many, many times.
Anybody wants to go beyond 200
remember, this doesn't decrease.
That is not decreased.
It doesn't decrease as it increases in
202 102 150
the last action in Regent's Park, the sisters they outbid the betters wouldn't have happened. We have a silent group this time around.
Can anybody do better than
We have seven, seven times.
We make the last seven times
Somebody helped me before we read seven
60 Mashallah. Mashallah that is waiting again
Mashallah the system did this piece of art gets
Can we meet?
Can we meet that 260 can we get something above that?
Okay the figure let me just tell you the figure it's 300 pounds actually.
It's 300 pounds
that's what I need for this one.
Who's gonna do it?
300 pounds Thank you
300 pounds. Take our brother's name
This is yours.
Yes, actually wins the big brother Nasir standing up there. We'll go to the individual and take their names and details inshallah and we'll arrange but
we'll start with the next piece of
this is a magnificent piece of
No, it isn't
upside down. I can see
a lot of stuff
so I think this works or maybe I guess we start with this
well actually this is similar to the other one we can have it this way
or this way.
And there's a lot of work has gone into this one really truly. So start us off at 300 pounds
200 pounds. Okay, good start. I'd like three
300 pounds very good handle that. That's where we want to begin 300 pounds.
Now who is going to give me 350 350 over here
I need 400
as the left hand
right hand over the 350
500 pounds Mashallah, this is it we're getting warmed up now. That's
500 pounds Mashallah.
This is where we needed to have begun the last one but I just didn't want to scare you too much. Right? So I let you start with whatever numbers you came to your head.
500 we're running out of time now.
There's a number I have in mind.
you're supposed to say
Because we don't have that much time either. I really had in my mind 700 for this one.
You pay the balance.
Okay, he said 600
you got it to seven.
We'll take it
Okay, we have one more.
This is the right way this one can only go on.
There's no contract except the La La Liga.
This is from the Alhambra Palace in Grenada, Spain.
So can we begin where others left off?
We ended at 700 last time.
So whoever said 600 for the other one can you just stick your hand up again and say 600
That's good. That sounds really good. 600
This one has a glass covering.
The other one was on canvas. That's special appeal. This one has a glass covering. looks very nice in the light.
600 was our starting point.
Who's gonna give me seven?
We got seven. That's good. Which one last time?
700 800 800
do I have 9am greedy for the sake of the law?
Not one bid from a single sister.
This is shampoo.
resistors please don't allow the dentists to do this.
Can I hear 900 from somebody?
Is there a 900 among the sisters?
I'm sure there's a sister there who wants all of that reward. Don't be shy. Just put your hand up. You don't have to say anything. Put your hand up.
Okay, brothers, then it's on you.
I'm hungry. Please, please.
I stop at nine.
Just a quick announcement about the distribution. You don't have to actually pay for this. Once you can pay overtime and so if you bid say for example 1000 pounds
option coming up
This is the final piece, the biggest.
The biggest one means we need to start at 800 or 800 down here.
Okay, that's our starting point so the biggest
I'm not quite sure exactly what it says I can make
it look like a new
system sisters Mashallah
Finally I guess they were just waiting. Waiting to knock you guys out in the final
pieces here 1000 okay Mashallah, Mashallah 1000 That's right they let it go.
Sisters brothers, this is the last piece now
you're gonna take
1000 100,100 1200 that's it sisters Masha Allah, Allah
you have renewed my faith in Islamic womanhood
firmly ready to sacrifice for the sake of Allah 1200 please get that sister's name
he knows he wants you to make 1000 1000 1400 Marsha,
no no no no no no no no.
The system is not sharing it with anybody.
Let them share, sister you're gonna just take it yourself.
Do we have 1006 shared for the sisters.
Sisters you have to make them stand up and get that money for the center. We are about to bless all of you have taken pads and put it in your scale of good deeds of African
mothers please remain seated and sisters who said they can remain seated just for three minutes. inshallah, there are a few announcements. Firstly, just to mention that Juma had been handing out packs. And there's a free copy of our general magazine. This is courtesy of a German. There's a legend competition, the details on site and Sharma
who say there are
Some announcements. I'm just making some announcements. Okay, just before the rest of the announcements.
There are five copies.
Since we still have some people left over with money.
There are five copies of my book called The Clash of Civilizations.
Personally signed by me
five copies copy
for those people who have made efforts that you didn't get the picture.
Had some nice numbers out there.
I bet you a nice number.
But you didn't get anything
civilizations dharmic point of view
after I die
No no no no
100 pounds to 111 100 pounds for one
Please get out
Keep your hand up sisters those who didn't
just put your hands up so they can give your name
is 150 pounds
last year has 400 pounds
he said 150 pounds
100 pounds 150 pounds
We can just give you a name
dedicated to you Shall
we get the names when 15 and 16
just for a few moments
when he's trying to get the individuals who who kind of donated