Ramadan 2016 – Treasures From The Quran – 14
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Ramadan Tafseer Night 14
June 18, 2016
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It's nice to see you when you come into the masjid the preparation for Auntie calf beginning. And Pamela, we asked the last panel with Allah to accept the efforts of all of us during this month of Ramadan, those that can perform at the caf Alhamdulillah and those that cannot perform errante calf Of course, I mean, we work it's not easy to simply dedicate
10 days of your time. But we ask Allah to accept all of our efforts from the largest efforts to the smallest efforts as well.
will continue today, we began sort of Baja yesterday very, very briefly. And we covered just, you know, a few points with regards to it. I will go back into sort of Haha, very slightly, actually.
Did we get into sort of MBA? Do we begin to go to MBA yesterday? No, no? Okay, good.
So I think I believe we left off from verses 4344 I was saying that this is the story of Musa so before that 1317 to 35 of sort of Baja verses 17 to 35, to sort of Baja, we were talking about Musa alayhis salaam
and how Allah subhanho wa Taala, you know, commanded him to throw down his staff. And he said, had, you know, this is my staff, it's mine. It's mine. And it was something that he cherishes but he got rid of it at you know, the spur of the moment, as soon as Allah subhana wa tada asked him to get rid of it, he got rid of it. Similarly, when Allah asked him to pick it up, he picked it up without having any fear. And that shows us those two things. Remember I said there's two elements that we always will be fighting with in our lives, which is to give up what we love for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and to do something that a lot of commands us to do, even though it might be
something that we're scared to do or it's difficult for us, it's very hard for us to, you know, engage in in our life. Those are two things that are very important that we see almost every single one of the stories in the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala highlights these two points. Firstly, getting rid of what you love for the sake of Allah subhana wa Tada. Allah wants you to get rid of it immediately you just let go, you don't even think twice. Secondly, doing what Allah Subhana Allah asks us to do even though we might be scared to do it, but we do it immediately for the sake of pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala Hannah, in verses 43 to 44 Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us how
Moosa Allah has sent him was given
help by his, his brother, which is actually before that, in verses 25 to 28. Allah subhana wa tada shows us how moose Allah has sent him. He asks Allah subhanho wa Taala you know for help, and he allows his brother who's the brother of Musa
alayhis salam to go with Musa and to confront pheromone and Allah subhanho wa Taala says, in these few verses, bonnet on beshara li solidary ysc sin Li m re y Naropa dat middlee 70. If
only Allah Subhana Allah shows us that most Allah is salam, he makes this dua to Allah. He asks Allah subhanho wa Taala. And I usually begin my lecture with with these four verses about Vishal. And he suddenly he asks Allah subhanho, wa Taala, to clear his heart to make it easy for him, to relieve him of that burden that you feel this is too difficult. What's difficult, Allah is telling him to go into speak, to fit around, go and confront the Pharaoh, the person who killed every single male child that was born in the odd years, right? Because there would be a year where he was told that, you know, this year that child would not be born, the child that's going to take over your
kingdom, and then it would be born in one of the, you know, content not in consecutive years. I don't know how to explain it every odd year, right? So every second year, search for that boy. And so what he did was he would kill every single not himself, but he would command his servants to kill every single male child that was born throughout the entire year. And this is why people say well, how is it that moose has survived he was placed you know in the water, as a loss of Hannah Montana commanded her to do if she feared for her life or the life of the
A child. And then you know, she she basically put Musa alayhis salam in the safety of Allah subhanho wa Taala she left him to Allah. But why is it that their own? Sorry? Why is it that her own was not killed? And that's because the scholars say he was born during that year where the male children were not being killed. He was born during that year where the boys were not being killed. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us here he asks a lot of bizarrely sundry make it easy for me to go into speak to this veteran who you know is killing people and wants to kill me he's, you know, he killed so many people to hunt me down. And now you're sending me to him to go into confront him and
tell him I'm moose I've been sent by Allah subhanho wa Taala, to tell you to believe in Allah, and Pharaoh and thought, you know, he was the king. He thought he was the God as well to be worshipped. And then moose Allah Hassan says, we are certainly emri and make this task easy for me. And Allah subhanho wa Taala gave him the support of his brother how Allah has sent him to go with him, and to be his support. What law could attend melissani Africa who coli and remove the knot of my tongue because he had a and I usually like to do this, he had a speech impediment. So when you go and you speak to someone and you sound something like this, do they normally take you seriously? No, they
don't. They look at you and say, Come on, man. You can't even speak properly, you're going to come to me and say you're going to be the leader. You can be a leader like that. And so paddle. I remember when you think back jack had CA, right? I don't know how you guys say his name in Ontario, because I speak French. So I know how to say his name in French. But he was our Prime Minister, right? And you notice his mouth. One side of his mouth was like squished down a bit. Right? He would speak like on on one side of his mouth only as a panel of people would make fun of him just because of that, just because of that you'd see cartoons drawn about him in the newspapers, people would
make fun of him on you know, shows like this hour has 22 minutes, they would make fun of him. And just because his mouth was one side was you know, he would, I don't know, maybe it was numb, maybe had a stroke or something along those I never looked into it. But he would not use one side of his mouth more than the other. And so one side was bigger and the other side was smaller. And somehow people would make fun of him just because of that a physical appearance.
Just a physical appearance. Now, musala is Anam he's got a speech impediment. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah He makes dua to Allah, so that people would when he speaks not only the Federation, but people in general, they would listen to him and they would understand his speech. yeska who Kohli. And you can you can try and compare this to other people that you might know, you might speak to someone and they're explaining a situation to you and you just don't understand. As much as they're trying to explain it to you. You don't understand what they're saying, or you understand, but it just, you're not convinced. And another person explains the exact same thing to you, in
possibly the exact same way, using the same proofs, sometimes the same evidences, but the way that they say it makes so much sense to you. It's just Wow. Okay, now that I understand it makes sense. So Allah subhanho wa Taala, you know, we all speak, but he gives some people the power of speech. And some people don't have the power of speech. And some people they can talk and talk and talk for hours, and no one understands or no one wants to pay attention. And other people like the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they could say something for a sentence. That's it. One short sentence, Joanne and kelim. Very short, say one little thing, but the impact was great. People would hear it
and boom, hits them like Whoa, I need to do this. This is important. This is powerful. This relates to me, or I can relate to that. So I've had a lot. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala, you know, grants Musa alayhis salam, the ability to go and have the courage and speak to defend our own And in verse number 29 and 30 we see here how he asks a lot of halloweentown any grants him
how when Allah has sent him to go into, help him and be his support in verses 43 to 44 Allah subhana wa tada shows us that Musa alayhis salam, he goes to fit around
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Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us musala his salon is told by Allah subhanho wa Taala go to him and he's not told go and argue with him go and fight with him go and complain go and you know, throw proofs at him like people do today. You see how some people are very extreme very, you know, over passionate I should say overzealous with regards to the dean sometimes, and they tried to convince you rather What are you doing, sister? How long how long this how long that everything's? How long like wow, Mashallah.
The old Dean has had on what's helpful for us, you want me to just sit inside a box and never leave? Like what is permissible for me to do everything you say is how long and they come to you. And they're so like, Oh, you have to do this. And you have to do that. And then just throwing things in your face and like, well, just like a little fade and if this is the way Islam is, I don't want it. Yeah, people are like that. If this is the way it is, I'm sorry, this is just too much for me. I can't take this. Musa alayhis salam is told by Allah subhana wa Jana and her own, Allah tells them for Kula who, Colin Latina.
Tell him something that's soft. Speak to him nicely. Speak to him with words of wisdom.
Go to him with you know, be be humble when you approach to around. Don't go to him aggressive. He's already someone who is aggressive. You go to him with aggression. He's gonna throw it right back at your face. He's fit around. We know what he used to do. Someone who could kill every single male child that is born for years. Of course he's not going to accept someone who comes to him forcefully. So Allah subhana wa tada tells him go nicely. Now Hello, who yet advocate hand with Allah says, it might be that when you speak to him nicely, he would remember Oh yaksha he might become fearful of Allah subhanho wa Taala. He might remember remember, what? What would he remember?
Now Allah who yada, yada, we actually he might remember or he might become fearful. Remember, what what is the loss of handling data indicating here? What would he remember?
He would remember Yeah.
Yeah, he might remember the creation of a loss of habitat of where he came from who he is. Now, he might remember the prophets of the past, those that were sent with messages from the past, Adam, Allah has sent him know, Allah has sent them, etc. The prophets and messengers that came before him, maybe he would remember what his forefathers were upon, that was the truth. And he might actually believe and be fearful of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And so a lot of sense, Musa alayhis, Salam and heroine to go forward. The last few verses that we will take 131 and 132, Allah subhanho wa Taala encourages us Do not look at the wealth of others, don't look at those who have wealth, and then be
sad, don't see, you know, someone who's extremely wealthy and thinks of Pamela, they have this wealth. I wish I had that wealth, I could have it to remember the person who's wealthy is looking at someone else who's even more wealthy and saying, Oh, I wish I had that. And I wish I had this. And that person who's being looked at by the wealthy person wishes they had more wealth as well. I remember just a few weeks ago, when I was in Australia, I was in the hotel, and I turned on the TV to check the news. And I think it was on Discovery Channel, Discovery Channel, if I remember correctly, there was a show about the world's most wealthy people, and how they run after buying
yachts, like they're trying to buy yachts that will outdo the yachts of the other person. And somehow That's amazing. Some of them, they just to pump the fuel the gasoline into their yacht 60 to $70,000 to fill it up once. And that will get them out in the sea for about five hours. And then they have to come back five or six hours, basically a day out there, you write out, you spend some time in the water and you come back. That's like the cost of some people's houses. So Pamela 70 $80,000, just for gasoline, to go out on the water for you know, eight hours, nine hours, spend the day out on the water and come back. Some had a lot. And that is just the amount that's gone into
it. I remember they were saying one meter. So the length of some of their yachts go up to you know, really large, some of them, not tiny yachts like 30 meters, we're talking like 7080 meters long kind of law, right? And each meter is costing millions, millions of dollars per meter that they build of that of those yachts, millions of dollars. Imagine how low the cost of just the Yon, that's their boat, that they spend no more than approximately two weeks on every couple of years, two weeks, every couple of years, some kind of law, how much money is wasted. And those people that have it, they were asking them, why do you do this? Why do you? You know, why do you want to have a bigger
yacht? Like if your yacht is two meters shorter than that person's yacht, but you're having another yacht built that's five meters longer than theirs. So you can claim that you have the biggest yacht, who cares? Like you're building something that's going to cost you, you know, hundreds of millions of dollars just so that you can have a yacht that's seven meters bigger than the yacht you currently have now, look at where they're throwing their money at
Why do they do it? They do it simply because they want to say, you know what, they have this and I want it. I want to be known as the person who has the bigger yacht.
Yeah, just to show off some had a lot. Other things like food. They had to fly in fly in the caterers, their yacht is out at sea. They had to fly in with a helicopter, the caterers to bring the food, the waiters, the waitresses, and all that stuff, just because they didn't want to bring the yacht back in to pick up the food and stuff. They decided to go out without bringing all the food for supper, and they would fly it in with the helicopters back and forth. So a lot for what, for what? Go to a fan go to the world's most expensive restaurant if you want but don't spend that kind of money, some kind of law. And who knows how much the world's most expensive restaurant is Allah
May Allah guide us, we move on to soldato Mb, which is the 21st 21st surah of the Quran.
And it is titled the sutra of the prophets, right? The prophets so not yet, obviously in this surah Allah subhanho wa Taala highlights the life of various different prophets, some of them we already discussed, and we'll go through a few of the others in some detail that we did not take in the previous sessions. from verse number one to six Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us equitana burning nasci haisa biohome Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us that our time to give account is coming very close. It's approaching well whom the half let him more herringbone. However, as human beings, what are we doing, we're just busy, you know, with our lives, we don't even realize that our time to give
account for our actions is coming really, really near and Subhanallah it's closer than we actually think and I'll share something with you very soon in sha Allah data. And we spend so much of our time building our lives on this earth. You know, when we think of death, Allah subhana wa tada reminds us at the beginning of this one in many different places in the Quran, that this life is short, and we will not spend our entire life or I should say eternity here on Earth. When I say entire life, I don't just mean the few years we live on this earth, because we know Allah subhanho wa Taala resurrects us, like we ended with yesterday, he brings us back to life, and then we live
eternally. And we'll be able to if we enter Jannah with the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala. You see Allah subhana wa tada one of the greatest blessings of Allah. But the way that we live our lives, we live as though we're going to live here forever. We work extremely hard for a house, just take the house as an example, a house to live in. And we say this is an investment for who, for our children, sometimes we say it's an investment for our children. Really, a lot of the time our children end up fighting and arguing over the property. And no one ends up benefiting from that money. And it's usually the most, you know, greedy of our children or our siblings, sometimes, you know, from
amongst us, we see how our parents had properties and left it for us. And it's the most greedy from amongst us that end up receiving the property because we say, you know, we don't want to fight with them. We don't want to fight with them. And they take the property, and they sell it off for the wealth, and they just burn that wealth on useless things. What was all that time and effort of our parents going into for all those years in order to buy this house as an investment for our children so that they will have some wealth later on, they can maybe start a business or open a home or buy a home of their own, something of that sort. They'll have some sort of financial reassurance when when
the parents pass away, they'll have some money in their pocket, but somehow they end up arguing and fighting over that wealth, and no one ends up benefiting from it anyways.
Usually that's the case SubhanAllah.
And why do we do that? And for those that are not looking at the home as an investment for their children, we spend so much time putting our time and money I'm not discouraging anyone from buying a house not at all. Buy a house you need to live in it. Allah subhanho wa Taala give your wealth to use, use it buy a house, nothing wrong with that. It's helpful. It's permissible, that's fine. But we have to understand we could buy a house that has three bathrooms, five bedrooms, a basement, a garage that could fit four or five cars in it handler that's great. But do we need to have gold plated faucets
just to open the water that we're going to make gold plated Do we need that? Do we need to have marble countertops and I'm not talking about simple marble that we can get from a store over here but marble that we have to import that cost 10 times the price simply because we want to have that countertop? Do we need to have you know some kind of hand made or hand designed items and products just so that we could show our friends? Yeah, you know what your driveway is paved, but my driveway look at it. These are pebbles and stones that we imported from let's say Portugal or something that we use to make our driveway
No one else in Canada, no one in Dayton in the GTA has that some had a lot. Wow. Just to show off? Do we need that? Do we need to spend our wealth on that? We don't? We don't. Because when we leave, are we going to take those pebbles with us in our grade? Are we going to take the golden gold plated faucet and taps that we have in our bathrooms with us? Are we going to take the marble countertop are they going to take that countertop and turn it sideways and engrave your name on it and say this was the countertop that he cut his vegetables on every single day in his kitchen, and he was born on this day and died on that day? No, it's gonna stay in that home, and we're probably gonna end up
selling the house anyways. And someone else would benefit from that house. Subhan Allah we put so much time and effort into it. Why not invest in the hereafter invest in other people's lives, because that's an investment in our hereafter invest in someone else having that house, a house that's simple, modest, but you're giving it to them because maybe their husband passed away. And she's a single mother and she's looking after her children. And she doesn't need to go and run, you know, around trying to find two or three jobs to work, never spending any time with her family. And we help her out by simply buying a simple home for her. We pitch in together and put in you know,
let's say a quarter of our yearly yearly savings, not paycheck savings into paying for her home, so that she can raise her children and her children Allah knows best. Maybe her children will be half of the Quran and half of the Koran, and maybe they will grow to be the leaders of the future. And maybe they will be the ones who guide hundreds, maybe 1000s of people to Islam. And what did we do, we gave them ease, we gave them comfort, and we earn our agenda after we leave. And we still live our life with our house and our cars and with you know, hot water and cold water and air conditioning and heating and carpets and marble etc. But we just don't overdo it. And Allah subhanho
wa Taala gives us even more in general, we move on. Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us in verses 16 to 20 of sorta till ambia
verses 16 to 20 of sorbitol ambia. The creation was made with justice Allah Subhana Allah to Allah created everything in the best way that it was needed to be made. Some people will say, Well, why wasn't I made out of titanium? You are much better than titanium. Why wasn't I created of gold so I can break my finger off and go and buy a house with my finger? No, you don't need to do that your finger is so precious. If you were to take all the wealth on the face of this earth to try and recreate that finger. Nothing would ever be able to recreate that finger that you have Nothing. Absolutely nothing. You can never replicate anything that comes from your body at all. You can't how
are you going to do that? There's no way Allah subhana wa tada is our Creator. And he shows us here that he created everything with justice. Not in play not and by having fun Allah subhanaw taala didn't create us just so that we can, you know, oh, this was He created us because we were just a pastime for him. We were fun. We were a video game. No, we're not a video game. Allah created us for a purpose. And a lot discusses worship and his oneness throughout the rest of the surah sorta till ambia. We move on to verse number 51 to 70. He highlights the story of Ibrahim Allah has sent them for us. Ibrahim Anna has sent them and that celebration date where he goes out and all the people
had gone to celebrate, and they leave their gods, the idols, the stones that they had carved, they leave them inside a milestone in a warehouse. And they go out to celebrate. And Ibrahim Anna has sent him he goes in and he starts to destroy all of the smaller idols. He breaks all of them because they're all rock. He just hits them and they crumble. And then he leaves the bigger one, untouched. And when the people return, they look around and they see this, like what happened. How did this happen? And they said, We heard some of the people who had seen it but all humanity has said I'm going in there. They said we heard it was someone who goes by the name of Ibrahim. They didn't say
we saw Ibrahim doing it.
They didn't want to take the blame. As his father as a he was someone who was well known in society, he was the idol maker. He was the person who they went to in order to give them something that they would see cope through that. So he had status in society. And they were too scared to accuse the son of the person who makes the idols as the one who destroyed the idols. And so they say, Oh, we heard it was someone who goes by the name of Ibrahim, mean goes by the name of Ibrahim. We know everyone knows we're gonna humans. The whole world today knows who Ibrahim is right? And at that time, they knew Ibrahim he was the son of the idol maker. And Ibrahim Allah has sent him he's confronted by the
people. And they asked him why did you do this? He says I didn't do it. It was him. It was the bigger one. Now this is one of the three times that Ibrahim Allah has sent him he uses a play on words where he doesn't admit something or he
tries to word it so that they can, you know, be puzzled a little bit and stumble across it like How did this happen? So he says, Why don't you ask him ask the bigger one, it was him. He was the one that did it, go and ask him sarcastically showing them that you know, this don't. Even though it's the biggest one, it can't do anything for you. It can't even speak, even though it was here, right in the middle of the room watching the person destroying all of these stones, it can't even tell you it was that person can't even do that. And the people knew that. They knew it right away. They knew about him and his son was doing. They knew what he was trying to prove. And they knew that he was
absolutely right. And this is why they wanted to throw Ibrahim alayhis salaam into the fire. They thought we need to get rid of Ibrahim. And the only way to get rid of him to assure that he was not going to come back and cause trouble amongst the people was to create this massive fire. And they create this huge fire. It was so big that when birds would fly across the top of it, the heat rising from the fire would charge the bird and it would fall into the fire. That was how big the fire was. And it was so big they realized they had fed so much fuel into the fire, wood etc to make it really big. And they did that on purpose to assure that Ibrahim when he landed in this fire, he would roast
and he would die.
It was so strong and so hot, so powerful. They then thought Wait a second, how are we going to get close enough to put him into this fire door?
They didn't think of it. How are we going to get them into the fire. And then they thought to themselves? Let's build the catapult and imagine how big this catapult had to be to launch Ibrahim into the fire. They build the catapults you know what a catapult is?
Right? Yeah, the youth know they're doing it. They build this catapult they tie it Rahim Allah has sent him onto it. And it said they they tied him with ropes on to this catapult. So that when the catapult launched, that's how big it was. when it launched and it got closer to the fire. Because the fire was so hot. It would melt the ropes off of the arms and the legs of Ibrahim and it would launch him into the fire. Look at the ingenuity that they were using subpattern law. It would launch him into the fire. And Ibrahim is thrown into the fire and what does the loss of Hannah Who woulda had to do for that fire? What does he say in verse number? 69?
Allah subhanho wa Taala describes the fire to us. He says
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Ebola he must have had of what to how to commence the fire. Oh fire. Be Cool. Be the coolness and safety for Ibrahim. Like this fire is not a fire That's hot. This is a fire that is not cold as well. It's not a cold fire. If Allah commanded the fire to be cold. Imagine how the intensity of it the opposite of that heat. He would freeze and you know immediately as soon as he lands into that fire, he would turn to ice Allah subhanahu attallah commands the fire to be cool. and safety of protection for Ibrahim just like air conditioning hamdulillah it's hot outside. We're coming we're sitting in the mustard right now. It's cool. It's nice. We're comfortable. We're not even thinking
Oh, it's too cold. None it's not too cold. We're nothing is too hot handler we're so comfortable. We're not even thinking of the temperature. And Allah subhana wa Tada. Places that coolness in the fire. for him. Allah has sent him he lands in that fire and he sits there. He stays there. And the people are rejoicing. They're thinking they got rid of Ibrahim Ali has sent up and then they see him coming out of the fire.
And they're shocked. How is he coming out of this fire? How is about him Allah has sent him simply exiting this fire. How does this make any sense? Now why does Allah subhanho wa Taala make so many things easy for Ibrahim it has sent him in life that's the lesson we need to learn after all these verses and you go through them and it shows us how Ibrahim Allah has sent him went through so many trials and you know challenges in his life. What lesson do we get? his belief is he man in a loss of Hannah Montana, never wavered. It never
No, no, no, you know, like that truck on the highway. truck drivers falling asleep and he's going out of the lane and coming back in wakes up, falls back asleep comes back in the lane when he wakes up in the truck is swerving left and right No no. Ibrahim zeeman was not swerving left and right about him and his enemies. He man was going straight down that highway straight to Jenna.
He knew that Allah subhanho wa Taala was the one from a child from childhood. from seven years old. He started to voice his concerns to his father about worshiping only Allah subhanho wa Taala had from a child.
That's how strong his Eman was. Someone would tell him something and try to prove to him that Allah subhanho wa Taala is not the law that he worships and he would not be convinced he wouldn't be convinced. Last night while I sent you that message right? Last night, but I said he sent me a message saying look at the moon Mashallah The moon is beautiful. Tonight's the 14th night so the moon's gonna be full and bright, even brighter than it was last night with the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala a full moon so Han Allah, He messaged me and I said last night, and I made a mistake in the message. I was tired. It was like fudge of time. I'm like, yeah, that's the same moon
of Musa. No, that was the same moon that Ibrahim Allah has sent him when we look at the moon tonight and you see the moon. Remember this story? Remember that the moon you're looking at is the exact same moon that Ibrahim alayhis salam pointed to and told his people. This is the moon This is it. This is a kebab. This is big. This is this has to be God. This has to be the God that you worship, trying to prove to them. Wait a second. Just give me a few minutes. Be patient when that moon goes away, and you can no longer see it. No, that can't be God. You can't see God anymore. God, if that was your God, and He disappears as in he comes when when you can call upon him, he's visible. And
then when he's gone, you're not gonna call upon him. That can't be God. God is a God that never leaves. You might not see God. Right now. You might not see Allah subhanho wa Taala. But he's always listening. He's always there for you. And he's far greater and much bigger and more useful to us than the moon that you see just shining light down upon you. And that's the same moon that we see tonight. That Ibrahim Allah has sent him used to convince the people that this is not something that deserves to be worshipped the exact same moon and the sun that we see they're shining in the window right now. That's the exact same sun as well. 1000s of years have passed, or hundreds of years I
should say right? Hundreds of years because we don't know exactly how many years so hundreds can go into the hundreds of 1000s of years. We don't know we leave it at that. But years and years have passed and it's the same sun and the same moon that was used as a sign to convince the people you do not worship this son. You do not worship this moon and Allah subhana wa tada preserved it and left it there for us in the sky every single day and every single night we see them and we remind ourselves Allah subhanho wa Taala is the creator of these two things that are so massive that hover over us in the sky. Imagine they don't even fall upon us. Imagine if the if the moon and the sun was
falling towards us what would happen when they hit the earth, the sun would get close to the earth it's so strong in its heat. It would do just like the fire of Ibrahim Allah has set up it would melt the earth as it got closer to it and just let it melt away. That's how strong the heat of the of the of the Sun is. And Allah subhanho wa Taala keeps it at a distance from the earth a distance there's just enough for us to go outside and walk with our feet in the sand sometimes so have a look at amazing. We move on in verses 76 to 77 the story of Noah Allah has sent him we are not going to cover it because we already did right we we went into story of Noah, Noah, when we covered soil who
would Allah has sent him
in verses 78 to 82 Allah subhana wa tada highlights something that is dear to my heart. And that is the story of God and so a man that would Allah has sent him a prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala he had a son known as Sulayman and dellwood Allah His Sanam was given honor and justice. He was a judge amongst his people and his son also inherited that from his father in law, what are the two ambia Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us that the scholars are those who inherit from the prophets. Sorry, that would Allah His solemn was a prophet and his son before his son was a prophet. He inherited things from his father, he inherited the knowledge of his father, and he knew how to differentiate
between what was right and wrong. But Allah gave Solomon alayhis salaam as the son, a little bit of a different type of wisdom, I don't want to say more wisdom, but a different type of wisdom. He allowed him to see things differently. He could explain things to his father that would make more sense to his father after his father would actually legislate something upon people. A simple example that Allah subhanho wa Taala uses here in verses 78 to 82 is the story of two people who come to come to debu daddy his senem and complain about each other. One of them says I have this this you know this land and
It said in the in the narrative generations, the traditions, they tell us it's grapes, right. And these grape vines were hanging low from the trees, right, the from the vines, they were hanging low.
And the other person had sheep. And his sheep wandered in the evening, they wandered, and they started to eat the grapes. Or we could say the crop, whatever it was, whether it was grapes, or whatever type of fruit or vegetables that was there, they started to eat from the crop of this other person. And then they come to that Buddha, Allah has sent him and complain and say, Hey, listen, his animals came in ate my crop.
And so what are you gonna do about this?
Like, now he took my property away. And so that would Allah His Salaam, he says, it's only fair. Take your animals, your sheep and give it to him. That's your payment to him. Because your animals destroyed his land his property, you give your animals to him, and now they belong to Him, that's your payment, dealt with alayhis salam makes this decision. So they man it his son of the son, he says, Wait a second that right? They were always together some kind of like dad?
Why don't we do this?
Why don't we give his sheep
to that man who owns the land. And let him benefit from those sheep. They get the milk, right, you could use the meat, etc, the fur, there's so much benefit from the animals, let him benefit from those sheep for the time being, while the men who
the man who owns the land gives it to the man who owns the sheep. And he will now look after that land.
Until the property is returned to the way that it was until his agriculture the crop re grows, the way that it was before the animals came and ate from it. And when the land is replenished, then they can take back their properties. who hadn't sent them? Yeah, that's a good idea. That's better. Let's do that. So had a lot. So that goes to show us how the two of them work together. And the lesson that we learn is sometimes our children know what's better for us.
The mothers are like, Yeah, right.
Sometimes our children know what's better for us.
And that's true. When we get older. Remember yesterday we said from the Nation of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
that initially be believed in him as a prophet and messenger of Allah, the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu, the majority of them that we said yesterday, were of a younger age.
They were people that you could speak to, and they would think and have reason. And today, our youth Subhan Allah, we say, you know, how can you tell me that I'm a great engineer, I'm a great doctor, I'm, you know, I'm a physician for so many years. I know what I'm talking about. I know, you know, you can't tell me that someone who's young out of university is more intelligent than me, wait a second.
You might not be in tune with the technology that he is in or she is in. And they might be more interested in things, having now been given the opportunity to dive deeper into certain types of knowledge. Maybe they know better than you in certain topics, certain areas. And so here we can learn from our children as well. We're not saying that children are smarter than parents. No. But we're saying that sometimes we need to learn from them just like that Buddha and his Salaam at times he learned from his son, while at the same time his son so a man I know. He said, um, he learned how to deal with people by learning from his father and spending time with his father. And so both of
them go hand in hand and they complement each other. Just like the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the Sunnah complements the Quran, there are things that Allah tells us that we would not know how to do a lot commands us to pray, but how do we pray? We look at the son of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam but those people who say no, no, no, we only believe in the Quran. We don't believe in the son of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then how is it that you pray?
like wearing the Quran? Does it show you how to make a report how to make sure Jude What to say? Where does it Where does it tell you this stuff? It doesn't. So how do you know that? Right and we gave examples of that in the past so we're not going to go through it as well.
Where were we in sha Allah so so a man and he has sent out some of the characteristics that Allah subhana wa tada gave to Deadwood Allah has sent him like we said wisdom judgment that would honor his solemn he loved to praise Allah subhanho wa Taala for those that are coming in that need chairs, there's a pile of chairs right there. You can just take the chairs those that are sitting right at the entrance, just you know, in fact everyone just come closer because it's Saturday night it's gonna fill up very quickly inshallah Come closer.
allow those to come in and you know, be able to come in, there's a few empty chairs and there's a pile of chairs there. If needed, you can come and get you can take a chair and sit down on inshallah
So that would be his alarm. He loves to praise Allah subhanho wa Taala In fact, I could feel the temperature going up. So maybe we need to get rid of magic to increase the air conditioning right? Maybe someone can ask him or brother imagines here someone who has a key just maybe increase or decrease the temperature in the building inshallah to make it nice and cool for us to Sokolow Hana, because it's going to fill up tonight It's Saturday. So that would be Sam he loves to praise Allah subhanho wa Taala he would be busy in Vica in the remembrance of Allah, to the extent that the birds Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us the birds they would engage in remembrance of Allah with WWE his
center, not only the birds, but the mountains would also be busy with the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala and they would listen to the praise of God Allah has sent him and how he would praise Allah subhana wa Tada. It was beautiful. It was melodious as in, I shouldn't use the word melodious, because then we tie it into music and you know, the the modern types of melody, but it was something that attracted the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala not melodious, but beautiful, right? He beautified the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala so that would add a Salaam he was known for having a beautiful voice, absolutely beautiful. I need his senem
and we see as well, at the time of the death of Deadwood alayhis salaam. At the time of the death of death Buddha Allah His Salim the birds during the janazah they gathered in the skies chirping and they would gather so much that they created a beautiful shaped upon the people you know, and you see the microphone is this light shining on it. I put my hand there that my hand is creating a shade. It created a shade for the people that were burying, taking part in the burial of Deadwood. It has Sam the birds because they loved to remember Allah subhanho wa Taala while listening to Deadwood Allah has set up. Then we also see
that he had the ability to mold iron, even with his hands. He was strong. And Allah gave him that command over the iron the metal to mold it. At a time he was busy with the remembrance of Milan he was holding a piece of metal in his hand. And he was so busy in his Vicar, his remembrance of Allah that He was squeezing down on it. And he realized that he had imprinted his hand he squeezed his hand into the metal. That's how strong and powerful he was that whoo data has sent up. May Allah give us the strength of Deadwood in terms of his men, as well as his strength, his physical strength. I mean,
so they man Allah has sent him he was given certain things as well. He was given the ability to control wind, he also had the ability to communicate with certain animals, and he would understand them Allah Subhana Allah gave him the ability to understand animals. He had the ability to understand the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala if someone could turn this fan off would be really a blessing from Allah, because it's really loud. And Allah subhanho wa Taala also gave Sulaiman Allah has sent him the, the, the,
how could I say the the command or the status of overlooking the creation, he would overlook the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala including the jinn. And they worked for him. He looked after them, and they worked for him, including the Jin Subhana Allah and that was what Allah subhanho wa Taala gave to a man at his center in addition to his wisdom and judging between people etc. that he acquired from Allah subhana wa tada and his interaction with his father, devil Allah has sent him we move on to verses 83 to 84 a YouTube Allah has sent them we're not going to cover it we'll just skim over these 83 to 84 a you have Allah has sent him 85 to 86 Allah subhana wa tada mentions his mail,
which is the son of Ibrahim and we covered that as well. We will see more stories of it and after Ramadan, I will be doing once a month in Milton at the mustard and Milton. I'll be doing a once a month stories of the prophets is just a family gathering in short, a lot of data that we'll do once a month over there. So we'll cover all of these profits in short Allahu taala. One by one each month, we will cover one in an evening and then we'll do some food as well we know food brings people into the masjid. So verses 85 to 86. Allah subhanho wa Taala covers is Mariela and he has Salam degrees Ville careful who Some say was a righteous king and a righteous judge and others say
he was a prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala we leave that up to Allah subhanho wa Taala versus 87 to 91. Eunice Annie has Sanam Zakaria yah yah, Isa Madame la him SNM Allah subhana wa tada highlights all of them in Sora and BIA in verse number 107.
This surah Allah subhanho wa Taala says, one
learn me in Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us that he tells the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam Prophet Muhammad will now all of a sudden Nikita Illa, Rama, Rama Liliana mean we have sent you for you know, we haven't sent to accept that you are a mercy to all of the world's all of the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala and that was a prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was a mercy to all the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So when we deal with people harshly, whether we're dealing with non Muslims, and sometimes when we deal with ourselves as Muslims, we deal with each other very harshly. Sometimes, that's not the method of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam unless there's a
need for that, and then he would do that in a specific way. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was very merciful and had mercy upon the people.
And we move on to Surah
verse surah, number 22,
which is Surah Al Hajj, Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us in the surah, named after the pilgrimage al Hajj, in verses five to seven, how Allah describes the creation of humans. Allah describes the creation of humans and I want to I wanted to spend some time on this will take about five minutes in sha Allah.
Allah says here Yeah, a yohannes in kuntum v i even mean Alberti.
You know what, I'll go through the the the English only just to get through it very quickly. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Oh people, if you should be in doubt about the resurrection, then consider that indeed we created you, Allah created you from dust, then from a droplet, we know that droplet, the droplet of sperm,
then from a clinging clot and then from a lump of flesh. So you see how Allah subhana wa Taala brings us from a droplet of liquid. Then he says to a lump of cleaning clots, and then to a lump of flesh, and that lump of flesh. Imagine he mentioned it to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the very first time that he received the revelation Bismillah he had Mashallah and he had Mahi.
Be smear a beacon Levy, Allah. Allah call in, send me nyla ikara boo carry a Quran Allah subhanho wa Taala shows us
a Hanukkah in Santa miniloc. What is Allah? Allah is that piece of flesh before we actually take form. We're now going to begin to take form you'll see that baby You know, the pink pictures that we see in the booklets that show us the baby forming in the womb of the mother. It looks like a piece of gum that's chewed, you know, you take a piece of gum, bite into it once and take it out of your mouth like that. Right? That's that's what Allah subhanaw taala is describing. But he's describing this to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, over 1400 years ago, at a time when they didn't have these microscopes to understand what was what was being explained to them by Allah subhanho wa
Taala. He tells them inside of the womb, this is what's happening. You're a piece of liquid, then you're a clot like a piece of clot, right? A cleaning clots that clings to the to the mother and then Subhana luck what happens? You're a piece of flesh that looks like a chewed piece of gum. That's, you know, for us to understand. Now the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells this to the Sahaba the alarm on him, Arnhem goes to Khadija de la vida, I've received this revelation, what did you receive? This middle because the Holla Holla can insert them in Allah. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Allah, Allah in the law. Imagine how do people believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala when they're told,
You are created from this piece of, you know, clot flesh, really trying to tell me that's true. It sounds fake, but they believed they believed at a time when they couldn't understand it, but they believed and now we understand it. We have all the technology but still it's difficult for people to believe.
they close their hearts they seal their hearts themselves. Then Allah Subhana Allah goes on to say in this verse,
and then from the lump of flesh formed, formed and unformed, right so it was unformed, then it starts to take form. Then Allah subhana wa tada says, and we settle in the wombs, whom we will for a specified term, so we're in the womb of our mother, he's describing all of this, then we bring out you as a child and then we develop you that you may reach your time of maturity. And among you are those who are taken early woman come Muay Thai with Allah subhanho wa Taala says and from amongst us, there are those who will be taken early Subhana Allah this morning, I was
Hit with information that really until now is making the hair on my body stand up.
A good friend of mine, a student who was with me. in Medina when I was a student there. He's from Jamaica, Jamaica Rasta right that lens because I know the youth are here. This is what makes them feel, you know, hamdulillah they're they're part of the halakha you remember that? Jamaican bobsled team and hamdulillah from that country, the little island this student studied with me and Medina Subhana Allah from Jamaica. I remember picking him up the day he landed in Medina. I took his uncle, his uncle's car, he gave me his car, I was sleeping over at his uncle's house and he said, You know what, go to the airport, pick up these three new students and those brothers that are sitting by the
door, please come closer. Come to this side over here. Come to the front over here, please, because you're blocking the door. People are trying to come in. There's a lot of people standing there. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala had
allowed me to pick him up and bring him so Pamela his very first day and I remember he landed in Medina and these guys were like, you know, fresh. You say Fresh Off the Boat. They were fresh from Jamaica bandanas hanging out of the back pockets, you know, bracelets, silver bracelets and chains and stuff like that. I'm like, Mashallah, these are new students. in Medina, they're coming here. And Subhana Allah, this was a student who transformed, transformed, transformed really, honestly, Subhanallah dropped all of this nonsense that they were living, you know, all the, you know, the gangster lifestyle, trying to be cool, and so on, left all of that and he wasn't a gangster. He's
such a hard, hard and soft hearted person, really soft hearted person, some kind of law, but his struggle, and I want to bring this to us. His struggle was with the Quran. His struggle was with the Quran and this is the month of the Quran. You know, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us the person who yet to attack attack who struggles to pronounce the verses of the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala gives them double the reward of the person who recites the Koran easily double. And this was someone who struggled with the Koran. Some kind of I remember, I told him, I will listen to your quote, and but you have to teach me how to swim. Because he used to tease me He's
like, you can't swim. Come on, man. Just come to Jamaica. Don't worry, we're gonna go swimming. Don't worry, everything's gonna be fine. Mashallah you swim, you enjoy yourself. And he would always tell me come and visit him and Jamaica, come and visit him and Jamaica, Subhana Allah. And he took me I remember by by my hand, he put his hand under mine, and I put my hand on top of his and he says, I will not hold your hand, put pressure on my hand, and he took me every single day we would go swimming. Three days a week, we would go out and he would bring me deeper and deeper into the deep end of the pool. He taught me how to swim to save my life. He says you need this in order to
save your life. I remember what law he I remember him teaching me this.
Taking me into the deep end of the swimming pool, and the day that he let go of my hand. He says, Now I'm going to let go and you will float. I said, Mujahid Don't do this. Don't do it. And it was a deep Olympic pool that don't do it to Panama, don't do it. He says you will float. I've taught you enough. You will float you will just tread you've been treading and I will slowly lower my hand and your hand is on top of mine. slowly let go of the pressure and you will see you will float. And he did it and I floated and he told me he goes you need this in your life one day you might need to save yourself. And this morning he died drowning.
After a job I received
I received a message from his cousin hit me up.
And he left his home this morning early in the morning.
He was living in Ghana. He married someone from Ghana. He moved there, he bought a house.
And Subhanallah he went out in the morning to turn on the water pump. They had no water in the house. He was gonna turn the pump on.
And after some time his wife never saw him. He didn't come back. She started calling him he wasn't responding. She called her uncle who lives one of the neighbors to go out go and see if he's okay, go see maybe he needs some help.
And she he went out and Subhanallah he got electrocuted from the pump
and the force of the electrocution through his body back and in Ghana they have these ditches with water that flows and he was pushed back and flown into the ditch of water and he drowned in the water.
This was someone who Subhanallah struggled with the Quran.
Hamas How do I
took him in the month of the quarter?
Someone who really really every single day, even though our teacher
may Allah have mercy upon him, it would teach us he was not in the muscle. He would not be in most of the nubbly those days. He would tell us this we would go to read him for sometimes five days a week in most of the number we're sitting right by door number five of mustard and never we and we would sit there and read him and even the days when our teacher I don't know how
May Allah have mercy upon him as well. He also found out this news this morning.
The days that he was not there to listen to us, this brother of ours Mujahid
he was there and must have the nub was trying to recite the Quran.
He didn't know how to recite to anyone
ever remember spamela he was learning and if back to as a new student in Medina
and Panama his brother was at the same level as him and his brother memorize the Quran.
And there was another student with them Ibrahim, who also memorize the Quran.
And Subhanallah you know, they've gone on they're giving our n on Friday he led Juma and this morning he died he drowned.
May Allah Subhana Allah have mercy upon those that leave us. And we ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to allow us to understand the importance of this life. You know, someone who could not read the Quran as beautifully as you and I struggled up until this day to recite the Quran and left he was much younger than me some kind of life and he's already gone back to Allah. How long is our life? How long is our life? We ask Allah subhanahu wa tada to make it easy for us to understand these verses of the Quran. We ask Allah subhana wa tada to make it easy for us to seek forgiveness and to attain forgiveness throughout this month of Ramadan. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to have mercy
upon you, Jay.
was such an amazing person's
to grant his parents patience, and his wife and his daughter patience during this time. I mean, he had about me, send him about Academy and it was obvious