Channel: Bilal Philips
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we should seek His help and seek refuge in him from the evil which is within ourselves, and the evil which results from our deeds. For whomsoever Allah has guided, none can misguide. And whomsoever Allah has allowed to go astray, none can guide
and I bear witness that there is no God worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad some Mamajuana a Sunday is the last messenger of Allah.
In the Quran, Hadith, Nikita Avila Okay, the Hadith, Abdul Mohammed in Samba long it was
indeed, the most truthful form of speech is the book of Allah. And the best source of guidance that brought by Mohammed Salah
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and the worst of all affairs
are the innovations in religion.
For every innovation is a source of misguidance and all misguidance leads ultimately to the Hellfire
brothers and sisters
the OMA today
with a trial
not a new trial.
But an ongoing trial.
Our brothers, our sisters, our mothers, our daughters,
We've all read about it in the newspapers
connote has been said in the masjid.
Many prayers have been made.
In sha Allah, we've all made our own individual prayers for them in the middle of the night.
And those prayers should also be
for the millions who die
who continue to die
in Iraq, and Afghanistan and Chechnya.
And in all, the hotspots of the Muslim world
and we as Muslims
What can we do
some have chosen the route of demonstrations.
Some have chosen the route of
what we're seeking
is the help of Allah.
as human beings
we are not capable. We're not able.
The Muslim world today
is splintered, shattered.
Its bits and pieces
don't act as one.
And the solution
to the problem of Palestine
is not one which can be solved by the Arab nations.
We often hear
Palestine being referred to as an Arab cause.
Arab and Islamic
is not an Arab.
It is an Islamic
But this Arab thing which keeps coming forward
is part of the disease
which makes it impossible for us
the disease of nationalism
This is one of the biggest diseases, eating away at our body today,
the body of the Obama
why we cannot come together
1 billion plus and solve
the problem of Palestine
the challenge which is before us,
with our lack of resources,
our country's exploited.
The challenge before us
is one of obtaining of gaining the help of Allah.
This is all that we can call on at this point in time.
And all of the drives that we hear being made in the masjids they're all calling for Allah to destroy Israel
to punish them with what they have punished our brothers and sisters
to create an earthquake, which would swallow them up
or rain down upon them
like what nations before we're faced
a miracle is what we are praying for a miracle.
It happened in the time of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam. So it can happen.
It happened in times, following
the prophets would.
Muslim armies at different points in history
receive the help of Allah
at the most crucial moments
but we have to realize
that the help of Allah comes to those who deserve it.
When the prophets I seldom describe
the man on a journey.
And one of the best times for prayers to be answered is when one is on a journey.
raising his hands to the sky.
And among the best time for prayer to be answered is when one raises one's hands to the sky,
calling on Allah and of course wells can answer prayers but Allah
as the Prophet SAW send them said
his food and his drink
The clothes that he wore, were haram his flesh was grown from
So how was ALLAH to help him?
How was ALLAH to help him?
We have to be realistic.
Allah has help.
Doesn't come to those who don't deserve it.
He helped before
the case of Palestine
is not new in history.
The Crusaders took Palestine
for 100 years.
For 100 years,
the Crusaders up occupied Palestine.
And during that occupation, no other than was made from any mass
or from mustard and oxide itself know that for 100 years
that situation didn't change
until Allah brought forth Salam Medina Dean and I up
defeated the Crusaders, and reestablished the rule of Sharia over that holy land.
when those who thought thought it deserved it.
They're homeless Muslim world suffered
in that period of time, but
it had its own problems of fragmentation,
which were not nearly as bad as ours today.
Not nearly as bad as ours today it was fragmented, but not like what we live today.
And the Muslims of that time.
Were more consistent in practicing the jinn than the Muslims of our time.
when is the help of Allah going to come? Mata Nasu law?
When are our prayers going to be answered?
We have to tackle this issue
with full sincerity.
If we are to expect any results from our prayers
the foundation for that lies within the religion itself.
It is not something external from us.
It is something internal within the religion itself.
Last month, Allah said very clearly in terms of the law into
if we support the religion of Allah.
If we established the religion of Allah, then Allah has help, will come, Victory will be ours. Even in military defeat, Victory will be ours. That is the Promise of Allah subhanaw taala.
So brothers and sisters,
I asked Allah
to give us the courage to support his religion,
to make Islam real for ourselves,
so that his help can come to us and to our brothers and sisters, and our family in
their help is dependent on our help.
I asked Allah to put this sincerely in our hearts that we would make the kind of efforts necessary to obtain the help of Allah
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there is a Hadith
which Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam narrated from Allah subhanaw taala Abu Huraira
narrated that he heard us say
in the law Hakala man Adam Neely wali Yun forgot Adam to horrible horrible indeed. Allah Almighty has said, whoever shows animosity to a friend of mine, I declare war upon
Did, Allah Almighty said,
whoever shows animosity to a friend of mine, I declare war upon
Allah's declaration of war
is confirmation of destruction.
For a nun can fight Allah
that war is a one sided war.
Allah destroys them.
Whoever shows animosity to a friend of mine, the term used in that hadith, Hadith Ponce is
This has been translated loosely as St.
But we can find in Surah Yunus verses 62 and 63 where Allah says there Allah in our Leah Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah
Alladhina amanu can we have tahona indeed, the friends of Allah are those who are not overcome by fear or sadness.
Those who believe
and fear Allah, those who believe and fear Allah.
Eman Taqwa are the conditions which Allah Subhana Allah has set
for one to be Israel, one who he takes as a friend.
So one who has these qualities,
Allah will take care of his enemies.
So he has no need to be afraid.
And he has no need to be saddened to be overcome by sadness.
Of course, there will always be some elements of fear and sadness in all of our lives.
But we will not be overcome by
fear and sadness,
the kind of fear and sadness which leads
A few days ago, in the newspaper,
there was an article about a billionaire.
A billionaire, this guy had $9 billion
because of the financial crisis,
many of his companies run into problems.
And he was so saddened by it.
so afraid of financial ruin,
that he killed himself, a billionaire
This is a subtle reminder
A subtle reminder
that if we don't develop
that is where we're headed.
Whether it is direct physical destruction of ourselves to suicide,
or spiritual, emotional, psychological disruption of ourselves, destruction of ourselves,
we self destruct
because hearts don't find rest, except
to the remembrance of Allah. Allah didn't rely dogma in the globe it is only when the remembrance of Allah
that is the basis of Eman
and tough wall
that hearts become content in this life.
And the law went on to say well Masaba in a year Abdi vishay, in a hub by NAMM after two who I lay, my servant does not draw nearer to me with anything more beloved to me than the religious duties that I imposed on him.
How does one become a welding
a Friend of Allah
outlines in this well known Hadith
we begin with
the following what Allah has imposed upon us,
what he has made obligatory honors, this is where we begin.
This relates back to what I spoke in the first part of the
to gain the help of Allah, as we will see at the end of the statement
we begin with what Allah has made obligatory on us.
The first of the obligations is Salah,
for men, it is Salah, in the messenger
so Allah in the messenger
we have to ask ourselves,
we have to ask ourselves
Are we fulfilling that obligation?
Can we get past stage one? So Allah in the messenger
how many people
prayed Salatin Fudger in the masjid this morning, put your hands up please
how many people prayed a lot in Fudger this morning in the masjid.
25 or 28 people
out of how many people in this month
this is an obligation. This is the most primary obligation and today was July
now we have excuses during the rest of the week we have to go to work early and all these other kinds of things we need extra sleep and all this
but today was Juma.
And for those of us that pray in the masjid, so lots of Fajr reality is that the lions in Fudger on Friday is no different from the lions and Fajr on Thursday, or Wednesday.
And the prophets are solomid said
the that one of the distinguishing characteristics of the hypocrites
is their inability to consistently praise a lot of budget
in the masjid.
So what we're talking about right now
is an Omar in which hypocrisy runs in the veins like blood.
If only 25 out of
or 1000 people sitting here
made Fudger in the masjid, then that is what it is saying.
Yet we seek the help
have we supported his religion? Can we say in cancer Allah is applicable to us, if we support the religion of Allah,
can we say that?
Can we say
that we have supported the religion of Allah in this the most basic
obligation on us?
About which Prophet monks I sell them the last words that he said before he left this world was a sola sola.
He continued to pray himself
carried to the masjid.
And what are we doing?
And we wonder
About the hodza
but this is what Allah Allah made clear for us.
That if we are to become his friends,
friends, for whom he declares war on their enemies, he destroys their enemies.
Then we have to start
going into the streets and demonstrating
when we don't pray Fajr in the masjid is a joke.
It is a delusion.
It is a deception.
We are only fooling ourselves
is not due to us. If we don't do what is most basic
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and the way by which we come closer to him as Allah said, My servant continues to draw nearer to me with voluntary works,
until I love you.
The voluntary act of prayer
various voluntary deeds which are not prescribed on us by Allah's Madonna, but recommended by His Prophet sallallahu.
The more that we do those
the closer we become to Allah
and we continue to do it until Allah loves us
and of course, those whom Allah loves those are his friends
and Allah goes on to say if I the verb to come to some other lady yes ma OB
and when I love him, I become his hearing with which he hears what Basu the you observe OB we are the who led the arrow Lottie Patricia will be here
and the site with which he sees and his hand with which he strikes.
Origin though will let the young she be her and his foot with which he walks.
The hearing site,
the actions of the limbs, and then
come in line with what Allah is pleased with.
So we see and we hear, what is pleasing to Allah.
we restrain we support
what is pleasing to Allah.
We go we travel
we step out of our homes.
We only go in a way into places which are pleasing to Allah.
That is the consequence
that our life becomes truly dedicated to Allah.
And when that happens
when the OMA dedicates itself to Allah, that Allah goes on to say, well inside any the outer Yana, whether in a star bunny that we're at then
we're here to ask me, I would surely give him
and were he to seek refuge in Me. I would surely granted
we're here to ask me to ask me anything.
I would surely give it to him.
And where he to seek refuge in Me, I would provide that refuge boy
This is what
is the goal of Islam
that we would live live dedicated to Allah Subhana Allah, that he would support us in our times of need,
like these times
were it not for some among our brothers and sisters in the US
were not that they weren't among them, some friends of Allah, then their case would have been finished a long time ago.
From the very beginning,
when Israel with all of its mites
unleashed its fury on hodza,
they would have surrendered and run.
What is it that held them firm all these days now,
those among them.
Those among them
who are true friends have a lot.
This is what we're faced with brothers and sisters,
striving to become true friends of Allah
so that we can support them as they deserve to be supportive.
can establish Islam, in our lives,
in our countries,
as it deserves to be established.
I ask Allah
to strengthen, to give success to his friends in the BUZZA
who are giving their lives for his religion.
And ask Allah to put in our hearts their commitment to do the same where we are here.
ask Allah to make this religion, a way a true way of life for us. One, which we devote ourselves to, in every waking moment of our lives.
I ask Allah to support our brothers and sisters in the hodza and in Iraq and in Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the Muslim world, to give them success,
to strengthen their efforts to protect their women and children,
and to give paradise to those that have died for a sake
and ask Allah that we be blessed with the last words in the law before we leave this world