Channel: Bilal Philips
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Follow the path of righteousness
this evening's presentation
then encourage them to be more actively involved
in a very good generation
the generation was
generations my generation
a critical role.
to meet a challenge which is coming
from the room Romans
15 to 17 years old,
many seniors, etc.
It meant he was the best one for the job.
Can you imagine?
That is the position that Mr. Mill's had
his meetings with
a Consultative Committee when decisions were made
17 years old.
was going to teach them a lesson.
So, they just remained quiet
coming into the
and seek His forgiveness because
after you asked them and they gave their opinions
and he asked, What do you understand from this
this was a last farewell to the Prophet, some of
this time had come to an end
after I've made this explanation,
what I understood from it
is understanding as superior to these other leading companions, etc.
the meanings of the
of his contemporaries
this was the legacy of the early generation
who came after them.
leading scholars run out
of knowledge and they became leading scholars in their mid
20s late teens
consensus is that
the youth in society today.
I've been removed.
It is collapsing.
Everything else I received is adjust
of Western civilization.
represents the pinnacle of human society needs to go away it needs to be
in its own
in the United States of America and your big cities,
these schools have metal detectors
students are coming into class
in the schools
is an indication of a decaying society.
The technology the external
internally that society is falling apart
television magazines etc.
centers of civilization
over the generations
in spite of the
legal systems which influence by region,
region and its principles still remain intact.
This is an example
this appears to be executed
in the Old Testament, yet
modern day Christianity has
people's understandings of change,
change to match with the people in the changes. So, now we have gay priests,
in the globalized culture
because of the
solidity of the foundations and
we have kept that at bay
in San Francisco
is a gay mosque in San Francisco. Cisco is the headquarters of homosexuals of the world
now they have a gay mosque
we can see some things happening
in Muslim community
for the community
and feel positive about the future.
I looked at as sources of corruption
needs to be
focused on ways we can make a difference, it is not
about trying to convince the youth that they should be
needs to be addressed.
for the future,
why is that the case?
we have to
So, that we can correct the situation
in a positive,
raising children islamically is something
except for the shade of a throne of judgment.
should be able
to raise children
not attracted to the masjid to the mosques.
We have to drive them to the mosque.
is attached to the masjid he is attached to the master as a man, his prayers
in the bathroom
and as a result
we should see.
But we don't see that
it's the question isn't the issue
and to be attached to the master to play to be regular.
But that wasn't the first generation
the kids in the mosque
why should it be a surprise that our children are not represented islamically in the masjid
each and every one of you is
responsible for his or her flock.
raised our children,
they make decisions to leave
we will have to answer to allow for what happened to them
to that state.
It is not a normal state.
Is that righteous?
It's possible but it's not the norm. It is the exception
to the center of
My children spend a dime
they spend most of the time
they spend most of the time in school
in Islamic schools
What do you think
to spiritual suicide
to be educated
an Islamic environment that is the right
it is the right
instructions from the
education institution to the time
we can afford that we can afford to put them in Catholic schools
the Catholic schools cheaper than Islamic schools
them to get back to the Catholics.
These kids are being fed information in
is feeding information
generation of study and what do we expect to come out at the end
of his classmates.
I like him.
What do we see here?
What do we say
as a means of protecting Islam in the past the madressa system, the madrasas
as a means of protecting Islam.
The children have to go into the mainstream
society, we cannot reproduce doctors, engineers,
etc, through the madrasa system
began putting their children into
schools, the Catholic schools, etc.
We set a system,
and this is basically a
list of our children
if we look at these numbers,
look at the numbers of Muslims. We know that this is just a drop in the ocean.
The vast majority don't have access to what is happening in the schools.
If this is the case, we need to look at these
addresses are Islamic school programs and school programs successful
This is what we need to look at.
If we ask the MPP today
just graduated from university so we can remember
schools were like
venture to say that most kids will say it was a experience.
We need to address this
The madressa situation means they
teach their children
students they can't make it
What can we expect?
So, this is a very, very serious problem.
This is all over the Muslim world.
There is this very serious problem
have taken the responsibility for establishing educational institutions in the community
to ensure that young people are properly educated islamically
a generation in which we can
a great problem for the Muslim community, the Muslim world. It's a challenge
we have to recognize it and then we have to tackle it systematically.
This is not a secret
guiding them to these addresses.
We are sealing our fate, seeing the future for ourselves
the positive pillars of the Muslim community is to take this issue of education very seriously.
We cannot in an instant provide sufficient screens.
Yes few years is going to take time to produce to establish a school for
children to have
the return from the system
in the best in Islamic schools you
the most hated subject is Islamic Studies
stop this tradition of abuse in the name of
These children will not land without the cane.
This has been handed down generation to generation
At a time in history,
it came about at a time in history, when Muslims lost their way
roads, the 14th century 15th century and they dominated our country's lands,
to India, etc, etc.
It is a product of that time
a new generation of teachers,
teachers, teach the
to teach discipline, how to manage a classroom environment without resorting to
a new generation.
Children in this direction
get proper education.
But this is our responsibility
and for each and every child
in our community,
the community carries the curse of that sin and it shoulders
to make a difference to change the situation
an even greater burden
the products of this system
had said to me that
he just recently graduated
this is not the answer.
The answer is for us to work together to establish alternatives
from the community's
responsibility which is to for them to carry
it is something we can do
and we have to recognize our responsibility here and to take up this responsibility and begin the process of changing
changing the status quo
in a cycle repeating itself generation after generation
this sucker and start to move forward
skills have the means we have
trained in our community. We can do it.
The issue is
the issue of camera cannot we can but the issue is how and when
we can begin
making a commitment
and a spiritual commitment to change the situation.
That is the starting point. Because if we don't make that commitment, then it is not going to happen.
becomes the big problem.
If we accept this responsibility, recognize it,
and we can start to develop
the madrasa system
and we can spend
this form of education in the hands of educators.
This is an important step
in educators, then the children will be abused.
Because education is a profession.
successfully, we must have properly qualified people.
Teachers, for example,
training for those teachers.
We have to decide and begin to make a change
the future of our youth, the future of our society depends on it
will determine what is to come
ask you brothers
or sisters or
sisters or sisters to
make this decision tonight,
we want to make this change. What can you do
with this energy
qualifications and the finances.
To start, this process of change
is possible. It's just up to us
to do it,
it's easy to let things continue.
Change is always difficult. It requires effort.
And it's our nature to not want to make the effort.
We can individualize
and make this change a reality.
Just as a witness before
made the spiritual commitment
To start the change to pick up the heads,
six months from now, this is before
we can do it.
this is what I'm about
to share with you.
And it's now for you to take
that responsibility and make the difference.
This effort, this commitment, will not succeed without the help of the law.
So we need to turn to him now and ask for his help.
we make the effort, and
it will become reality,
to strengthen our resolve
to make the change
or deficiencies of the past, which has led to the situation that
We asked him to give us the strength to go ahead and act on this knowledge
to protect our children
in this evil system,
to protect them from destruction.
We managed to survive
to give them
position in this effort, because they know best what they have experienced. And I'm sure they have many good ideas and for how to change this. We need to give them an opportunity to share with us, help us to do this job because we have to do it together
to protect this
I thank Allah for the blessing
that He has given over the generations to have produced this oma
because thankfulness gratitude is an essential part of
that we must show gratitude for what Allah has done for us.
This is the starting point.
So brothers and sisters, please turn to allow yourselves as we wait for the
and sincerely call on him for his help.
can make the difference, as if
The only thing capable of changing so let's change the color tonight.
this is where the educational process should begin in the home and
educational process is the responsibility of
taking children out
and putting them in schools at such young ages. Yes,
people did come out listen to the first set of universities etc.
This was later on in life,
from the mother from the Father, from the, from the family members, that those young children
the famous scholar
went out at the age of 13, he went out to seek knowledge left up until the age of 13. He studied in his home,
his mother was teaching him and she told him
when he was out
sentences require the knowledge you've gone into classes in your learning,
the knowledge of recorded 10 words or 10 sentences
has not increased, then you must check yourself
you must check yourself about your intentions, she gave that wisdom to her son
education begins in the home
it should be
it should be knowledge,
it's knowledge of the law,
the child should be able to say we should be
we should encourage them to make this among the first words.
we should give them as much Islamic knowledge as we can oftentimes
level of knowledge will be limited by us
limit their education we
will be surprised at your children are able to understand.
We should take advice because more than most of us are not coming from traditions of learning etc. So
is an experiment.
Experiment with them? We don't really have a knowledge and guidance as to what we should do what we shouldn't do. This we can take from those who have studied
childhood education, developing a system how to educate our children in the home properly.
So we educate them
to be able to relate everything
is most important at the same time. These children can also be taught
reading, writing, arithmetic
to make it in a classroom format that we can teach.
We don't have to say it's either this or that
these things can be done together.
So, we take advice, we take guidance,
have two classes to help us to be
able to introduce such programs in our master, some extensions, etc, to
gain the necessary skills to effectively raise Muslim children, then
we can begin to make a real difference.
knowing that the flourishing of Islamic
secular academic knowledge
took place reached its peak during the
They have any clear knowledge as to the educational systems that existed at that time? Yes, we do.
It's been recorded.
Research works have been done on educational systems during the time that we
made diamonds, Ottomans, etc, etc.
So that information is available. But of course, to some degree, we have technological developments which weren't around about time, which facilitate a lot of things which they couldn't do them
exactly the same way they did it, they developed a system based on the technology.
Some of the principles of education we can take from them, benefit from the efforts, they have the same time we have things in our hands, which are not available in computers,
you know, computer programs which can enhance the learning experience, etc, which they didn't have, we can utilize these things. So, when we're going to talk later, we benefit from the past, but we also benefit from the knowledge which has been gathered in the present, which can enable us to effectively educate our children.
Most of us as parents, most of the youth, believe that
we have no carrier.
So, if we
about a suggestion
to me to clarify and get some advice with regards to
use to be engaged in this particular line,
that the general impression is that one who decides to become a scholar, Muslim scholar, he has no future.
Child suggest this we will discourage them
nothing has to be miserable.
the mistake of the
Our children are raised
respecting Islamic knowledge
With Batman or Superman, or Spider Man,
we have allowed them to
with knowledge of the
whites of his lab
they should know who these people are
you don't have to convince them
in studying the game, but because they didn't grow up with that, then it becomes a problem and
don't see any future in religious education.
is asking chef, can you please assist the teacher
of primary secondary.
This, of course is entering into specifics.
have been worked on by a number of educational groups.
There is a similar set of syllabi, which is already prepared
has produced a series of books from first time up to
age nine standard
fabrics for higher
high school was I taught Islamic Studies in high school for 10 years and rehab.
So I will read books, the Islamic study series will be used in many schools around the world.
new Institute has been set up in
the process of producing
They've done, the first three grades have been published, the details for the rest, and this is perhaps the most detailed syllabus.
This information is available.
The problem is not so much with the syllabus and elements of the problem that the subjects that are being taught in the school. This is where the biggest problem lies.
I think that an Islamic school is one which has Islamic studies on the collection of
three quarters of the curriculum.
curriculum are the secular academic subjects
in Islamic education institution
is an institution which is perpetuating the Christian view of education
which is based on the
to Caesar what is Caesar's and unto God, what is God's
religious education from secular education and secular life
that is a perpetuation of this
The Islamic view is that every subject which is taught in the Islamic institution should be taught from an Islamic perspective.
geography, every subject should be taught from an Islamic perspective. Now some teachers,
So you say to the students,
There's a lot that we can do.
That doesn't change the essential elements of academics we still teach it.
We keep the child's mind connected with Islamic
system, thinking that Islam is one thing
which is true
through experimentation through research through study, etc.
The greatest The greatest
inventions in the history of technology
she saw the
and she found that
the majority of the great inventions happen by accident
to benefit humankind at the time when he saw suitable
our children should understand the knowledge that it is for the law what is true
knowledge. It is Kabbalah
To pay for to set up an institution in which
Christian religious education is being taught,
their faith based
on faith. We believe that the Islamic faith is
to teach something else.
To teach, where religion is a multicultural society, you can teach whatever you want to teach,
studying in that institution,
the same subjects that Muslims
without make exceptions.
So, why should we compromise?
If they want to accept it, that's your choice, but we're not forcing anybody.
There's no compulsion in religion
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