Channel: Faaik Gamieldien
155. Sept 30. 2016
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Beloved brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamualaikum warahmatullah lie to Allah.
Allah subhana wa tada speaks to us in the huddle for Anisha to have Bismillah R Rahman Rahim Alhamdulillah Hilda De Anza, Allah Allah,
Allah, Masha Allah
allowed sunglasses, all thanks and praise is due to Allah. were sent down on his servant on his slave, I'll keytab the Koran polymyalgia Allah who I was, and he did not place in this book. Any crookedness there is no crookedness in this book.
I don't know what what the Sharia says about picking up watches in the street.
So I picked up this watching this that I was going to just confiscated but I thought my conscience will not allow me. So if you lost your watch,
you can watch it later. You must be in the magazine because I found it next to next to your car.
Today inshallah I want to end
this lecture is based on lecture which is given by a man called Ali Han is an American scholar.
And today we want to look at circle curves in the central story. So to curve
the story of the young men in the cave.
And we want to look at this story from a completely different angle from a completely different perspective.
When allows founder introduces now the first the first nine Ayat of the Quran,
of the officer to calf,
deals with the Quran.
As we can see the opening line deals with the fact that the Quran in the Quran there is no deviation. In the Quran, there is no crookedness
and after allows for harmful introduces the subject of the Quran.
Allah subhanaw taala introduces
a love triangle introduces the subject of the young men of the cave and we all aware of the young men of the cave.
And the manner in which allows for that introduces the section of the young men of the cave is allows her to start to the word um, hospital and hospital on Earth. Hello, Kathy Rahimi. Can you win it now Java allows wonderla says
and the word I'm unhappy with the word Amir refers to is called a
a word Lil etrog. Meaning
it offers an alternative.
So we can substitute the word in Arabic in English all so Allah says, or do you think Alexander talks about the nine verses in the Quran? The first part didn't allow strong lessons. Or do you think that this story about the young man of the cave
is does it does it? Is it awesome? Allah says either great. Are you inspired by?
Does it make an impression on you? Like somebody would say, you know, how's the match last night of Manchester United? You know, Did you enjoy it? You know, was it awesome? wasn't great, you know, despite the fact that my team lost you know what I mean? But you still support the team or last longer says, Do you think this is such a great story? Seven young men going to a cave sleeps for 300 years? wakes up?
With a little dog lying at the the head of the cage you think this is a great story? Do you think this is a great story? What do you think is also like a lots of questions? What do you think this is a great story?
And I want to answer that question. I'm going to answer the question.
But why is it that
we are requested by the NaVi saucer lab to read? Surah karve when?
Every Friday we should read surah Kahf
required every Friday, you should read Soraka and why might you reach for a coffee Friday? What is the purpose of reading? Soraka just because you must read Soraka Why not? Sora Ali marrano surah baqarah why Soraka
it is because, first of all, Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam is instructive instructed us,
because my grandfather Edie and he gave it to my mother and then my mother taught me and said your grandfather said we should know. It is an instruction from Mohammed Salah law and this is the life of a Muslim Muslims life is based on Quran and Sunnah.
But why? Because the NaVi Salam said that those who reach or a calf on a Friday will be protected from the greatest case which Allah will put on this oma
and what is the greatest case of Allah put on this oma that has not been put on any other oma before us. This test of Mercia fitness, mercy had the job.
The taste of the Antichrist,
the taste of the greatest deceiver that will come
but is with the test for the people of activism. outtakes we live in that time. To all be coming to an end tomorrow. I'm sorry. I don't know when but it's gonna come tomorrow could be interesting. Tomorrow could be Nanda. Tomorrow could be 1000 years. Why? Because tomorrow never comes
tomorrow because I know.
I'm doing some renovation of people working. And nine out of 10 people when they say they're gonna come tomorrow never come tomorrow.
Oh Anisha will come in tomorrow.
We see the next week you lucky
tomorrow. tomorrow never comes. So this is going to be the greatest test for this room. And then every Saturday if you want
to be saved from the from the influence of mercy had done and you know we are being trained. The shaytan is training us now already.
In order for us to be compliant when he comes when Mattia de JAL comes, because Mercia had, that jar is gonna do two things. He's gonna teach two things, shake and be done.
These are the two things he's gonna say God is gonna produce rain and crops.
And he's gonna say worship me.
And everything is in a command as is what is not in accordance with the Quran or the student of Muhammad, Allah. Everything is going to tell us to do will be
he's from his own mind from his own innovations.
And what will save us?
Why must we read surah Kahf because it is.
The fact that allows for hunter speaks about the Quran in surah. Allah speaks about the fact that the Quran is unbending, unwavering, unswerving, it is permanent. It never gains.
It is the only Serato Mr. Team when Allah describes it in another verse, which I've quoted to you, I think two weeks ago, and has authority. Mr. keman. Allah says, This is my road. It is a straight road, there are no bends in the road of the road of our lows part of the only one straight road which Allah has given to us. I straight road and as an AVI Salam says, add the rule of law. Allah basura Tina, no, Amanita, Daddy, I go to mankind with clear signs.
There is nothing in Islam which you should which you cannot explain to somebody.
There is nothing in Islam when somebody tells you I know this, nobody else knows this.
Well, I really inspired by there's nobody else.
Oh, I have special knowledge with you don't have that shame and bedraggled kinds of nonsense.
Because Allah, Allah says, Allah masina to this court is a core arm of clearness, of straightness of light upon light neuron. Allah. Allah talks about light upon light. This forum came
Brought Muhammad sallahu wa salam in this age of life of knowledge.
But the time in which we live nowadays, we live in a time when things don't change generation, or we will say, you know, we come from a generation when this happened, and that happened, we were taught like this, and our fathers gave us riding like that. And we knew all the neighbors and we will be a feed, and we ate bread with with water and sugar on it, you know, there's nothing else to eat. I used to eat that I liked it. You take the bread, and you could take to tell the children, you know, take bread Portuguese, they say what she took on the plane.
And my mother used to put our luggage in Angus brown paper bag, paper bags. And we used to go by the up that time we didn't buy sugar in the supermarket, you bought it in the corner shop, the corner shop, man, put the sugar in a brown bag. And when that sugar was all out of the brown bag, there was still layers of sugar left in the bag, which your mother didn't clean out. So which you put your bread in, they go to school, off your grade is sweetened off, tastes, whatever else you put on the brain.
So those were those those were the days those days. So when we refer back to those days, we're talking about 1020 3040 years ago.
But today, things change. Over one, almost an overnight morality has changed. Every year things change.
And the changes are so fast and so.
So quick. And so on top of each other. The we, as older people send us can't keep up with all the changes is happening in the world, and change in morality.
Things that were that we didn't speak about 40 years ago, people speak about now. People say well, why can't we drink? What's wrong? You know, why can't we? What's wrong with homosexuality? What's wrong with this? What's wrong with that? These are issues today that is not going to take another 40 years it's at Thunderbirds confronting us.
And right and wrong. What was right before is now wrong or what is wrong before it's now Right.
And these are the challenges that young people face today.
Young people are at challenges.
sometimes we lean towards
tolerance. As far as these changes are concerned.
We even bend
the rules of Islam in order to fit in
with what is happening in society, not to be left out not to be a fifth wheel on the wagon.
safety guard with your friends you need to comply and peer pressure doesn't allow you to do what you want to do.
And society wants you to do things in a particular way. And when we know there's a wave of, of, of great visiting and worshipping people who come here and they become your shirt and you have to keep the end and do all kinds of funny things.
And you you you get trapped in this wave because you don't want to be different so you don't say anything. you lower it and you say well
that check says it's alright. Or my shirt says it's alright. Or that molana says it's alright. Who is he to say it's not the whole Lola Since when is the dean yo Bolinas T. Since when is your manana make the rule? So Yoshi, since we
as you become a prophet to become a law, shouldn't we say that?
What does Allah say? Not what your chef says what molana says or what the what the radio station says? What some organization says now what does Allah say? What is Mohammed Salah launcelot I wasn't gonna ask you what what I say the deputy I'm not a I'm not gonna put me in the fire first.
Let's say you listen to him, you see where he's unfortunate. Unfortunately, you're going to go the same way if you followed him. I sent you a profit I sent to the Quran.
And I sent you a Koran in which there is no
doubt larae Buffy and there is no bend in the road for law was kind of who we are.
And what is it that will keep us on the road of a law? What is it that doesn't change what is the gift which Allah has given to us?
most beautiful, permanent gift which allows hardness given to us.
That if we hold on to that
well, I thought the movie
Hi, I'm Lila hegemony and voila, if you hold on to the rope we will never go astray.
What is that? And you know, you've seen it on Al Jazeera on the TV, you see the floods come make sure you know the real in real time some of the the camera the how the camera gets a little slow, like when they bombed the towers, the Twin Towers.
There were so many cameras focused on it. They took perfect pictures of it, movies of it.
It's amazing, isn't it? Somebody must have known that something is going to happen at that time with those things. So, you know conspiracy theories apart It doesn't make sense. All right. So.
So the flood comes
and what is what what stands always in a flood? What remains What?
The flood cockbain that
Keith trees, the trees, so your only salvation in the flood is to climb up the tree. If you don't hold on to the tree, what will happen will be washed away flooded Washington. And alswamitra speaks about the tree in the corner and exactly about that. Allah says Kelly matanza Eva. And we know that when Allah talks about the Quran, he talks about color we talk about color Mala. Taco the word of Allah, Allah says, Kelly Matata Eva, unless it's a good word and what is the best word? What are the best words? The base words are the words of Allah. The best words are the words of the Torah. They know and they know better with Allah says, Can
a good word. Khashoggi rotten Eva is like a good three
or four Rafi sama. Allah say the truth.
I go deep into the earth and kill the tree and its branches spread out into the sky suparna law and really received good to Ukraine Maya, strong good tree. And it takes maybe sometimes a very long time for those trees to mature. And and allows Wagner says and that tree is what is what the Paradis
that if you're in a flood, and somebody's trying to wash away the culture, the tradition,
the mainstream religion,
whatever other kind of organization or group that you belong to take you away from them from Allah subhanaw taala. Then what will keep you with Allah, the Quran, Allah, Allah says
Allah de Nakamura boon Allahu Tomas de kado. Though to say Allah is our Lord and we hold firm, we hold on to that three. And we'll hear what the three is when we talk about now about the main about the man of the cave.
And I again repeat myself to say, to hold on to that three in that flood is not easy
to hold on to your core and your sadhana in this time in which you live is the most difficult test that Allah has put on to us.
Because there is only one
reward for that and that is in this was in the after the pleasure of Allah. And finally, in the after the Journal of Allah
Jenna doesn't belong to your chef and my chef.
Gender doesn't belong somebody with a yellow beard and a green topi on with shoes, whatever they put on the doesn't gender doesn't belong to those people. When are we going to get it into our minds, that gender does not belong to anybody who belongs to Allah alone. And so the pledge of Allah alone is required. Now you might say, well, Shafi I speak like this, but I'm not an alum. You know, I'm gonna get the pleasure of Allah, you know, I need these people in have to do the same as do that liquor and do this, never do that.
So we'll see how simple is gonna be, we'll see how easy it's going to be, and what Allah requires of us.
So young people should know that
hold on to the Quran,
cling to the poor.
And it is the only book that will make you stand up to the challenge and to give you confidence if you know what the Quran speaks about.
And the message of your account
in these troubled times in which we live in, we live in very challenging times, for everybody. There is not a single man or woman in this Masjid, who can say to me that life is not a challenge, that his faith is not a challenge that you keep on the sideboard is not the biggest challenge. Why is it like that? Because the reward of allows partners to great if you could face the challenge of consent up to the challenge.
So Allah describes again into the when Allah talks about the karate
The beginning of surah Kahf. Allah talks about a human eye given straight and narrow the path for the path of our life straight. What does that mean? It means that path which started 1400 years ago in Makkah, is still as strict as it was, should be today. In other words, we should follow that path and come from Mecca.
From the har Hara, with the prophets of Salaam received his first revelation, that route leads straight here next to every other part of the world.
So Allah, Allah says, Do you think that this story of these young men is more miraculous in the Quran that I've saved you? I say to you, says Allah, that for me is the greatest miracle and the greatest gift that I have given to you.
That story of the young man compared compared to the Karate Kid, not not be compared. But Allah gives us a story and we need to know why Allah gives the story. Why does Allah compare the Quran to seven young men in a cave? What is the comparison? What is Allah make this comparison?
Now, if we read the story of
from the 10th verse onwards of surah Kahf, what does Allah say? Allah suddenly introduces an unassailable curfew or rocky macadam, it allegedly says,
spoken about the Quran tell you a story now.
But do you think the story can never be greater than the data for things which Allah speaks about?
All of the bullet for you know, when you prepare your lecture, you prepare something you make bullets, you make notes. 1234 solid made sense. If you are left with four bullet points, Allah makes four bullet points immediately, one after each other. First, Allah says
that these young men, seven young men, they never book. They never book never Koran could never Torah didn't have an NGO, they didn't have a book.
They didn't have a prophet.
They've never scollard Mr. Mona Mona and our chef was taught him anything.
All they knew was
that they should worship only allows Mahabharata. That's all they do.
All they knew was
every single Friday, in every single machine, in every single town, in every single country. In the whole of the world. We have travel, cell phones, go home, all over the world. So you're not unique.
But really now,
if I can remember every single Friday to leave my cell phone at home, I don't expect you to leave it at all, but at least you leave it in the car, new seat, or some way. But you know, disturbing that is looking at two minutes I've wasted saying that to you.
There are no there are no profit there no scholar.
All they knew was that there was one Illa one Allah
and that Allah taught that we should worship Him alone, we should believe in him and we should worship him. But how should we worship Him? We should worship me in a manner which he taught us to worship Him. Not in the manner that I think is right for me to worship in.
People, it's very important. You can tell the difference.
Well, I made the cut on a Thursday night, what's wrong? Why can't you give me kudos for that? Why can't I get brownie points for that? What's wrong with that? And I did this and I did that.
You're supposed to do what I tell you to do. You're supposed to worship me the way I said, these fights on us every day. That's what I taught you to do. I didn't get you to do all those other things. Why do all the other things and you don't do what I told you to do? Why do we do that? Why do we put more emphasis on all of the data that we practice and when it comes to answer after this next Salah which is going to come after then we skip it? Are we too busy to make it
but on a Thursday night Oh the tomatoes, tomatoes Ba ba ba was patched up. But
the unattended to batch.
button to set for Wednesday night or Thursday night or Friday night or Saturday. Order
A minute yes you can do that after you've done what allows you to do only a lot after an event if if what you're doing there if you doing that then you must have a reason why you are doing that on a Tuesday night. Why chosen Tuesday night? And why reading the Quran
Okay, so you chose Tuesday night or Thursday night to read the Quran, why did you do it on my property and was doing it I say you must do it
was it followed on you to do it?
no sorry, what is he is he gone every night of the week to search for knowledge that is followed on you
cannot rely on me.
To seek knowledge is follow. To make tala is far too fast in Ramadan is found to go for hot ones is called to pull your socks
off all the other things if we leave it out, you'll get the gender.
If you don't do any of the other things that you do, and you just do what Allah has taught you, you will go to Paradise. Why don't we want to do it that way? Why do we Why do we not say waste our time but why do we leave? What are we supposed to do? To do what we're not supposed to? Do? You expect Allah to say? Well, you're a good You're a good boy. You know you Mashallah, you were a Torah topi, and you're that, just and you did that. And you did that? No.
We have little time in this world. My dear brothers and sisters, we don't have a lot of time here. We have to concentrate on what to take us to Jannah the shortest route that will take us there. And that is the root of the commandments of Allah and the commandments of natural law.
And our guarantee NuGen, Allah guarantees you john Hamer guarantees, a man came to see Dr. Salalah, I'm just gonna make five times
as we refer only in the month of Ramadan, I want to give only to an office in the UK, I'm not gonna give any other charity, don't ask me for nothing.
And I will worship only Allah. And I believe that you are the Messenger of Allah. What is my status by Allah, The Prophet said, If you say what you're going to do, you will go straight to gender.
If you say what you're going to do, you will go they know what that is your passport,
all the other stuff that is accumulated
over 14 centuries by men that men are added, that you should leave.
the aqidah, the belief of these young men in the cave.
the lessons that we learn from these
young men, and from the verses is that a lot of a high what Allah says specifically, in our fifth year tune,
Allah says, these were young men who believe in Allah. That's all it describes.
Allah says, These seven young men in the cave, they were young men, they were young mouse's, they were young people, young men.
What was the only quality was the head? They believed in Allah
to what do we say today?
Oh, you know,
young people are a problem. They know the youth of today, you know, that a problem? You know, they do this and they do that and we do that and we do that they do this all the wrong things they do, you know,
a lot of focus on Allah says v to a young man.
And well, they go to Jana, cos they will get a shot.
The whole story is about they believe in Allah subhanaw taala.
And the miracle that happened to them.
So young people are not the problem. Young people is the future.
have to realize that when we look at young people, the young people are the future. We are the past, and the present, future belongs to them.
And let me tell you, when I was a young man, there were certain things with young men during my time which also you'll shake your head.
That is the nature of young people.
But we must admire young people who are Muslim today who cling to their faith and are not
Through have deviated away from the effects.
I know that young people are targeted by these groups who come and the sick to come. They target the young people.
But I guarantee you that there are young people who stick to the fate of our laws.
But I want to say to young people
that remain young
and trying to free and do the things which you do play soccer, you want to go to the restaurant, you want to do whatever you want to do. If you want to become a good Muslim, don't change your personality. Many people say, you know, wife company will say no, Chef, and you know, my husband, he was a, you know, he was a, you know, he wasn't a good man, you know, but now he's making saliva. He's got a beard, you know, and he sees but he doesn't smile anymore.
He's changed, you know, I can't live with him anymore. His personality changed. Why is it like that? To become a worse person?
especially young people. If you want to become a good Muslim as a young man, you want to go Nah, I must wear a beard. But grow a beard. muslera topi, I'ma show you shaved my head. I'm aware of
what is this nonsense?
Where do you say to the young people of his time? Oh, young people of Medina, Korea? Why are you ever going to be a prophet? Never don't there's not a single Hadith with a prophet say to a person. You don't have a beard? Or why is your quarter? Not above your ankles? No, no. If it was like that, that men would have reported it they would have been had eaten it.
We will learn today what is important these men in the
or whether they shave their heads?
Or they will drop it we don't know. But there are certain things we know about the jump and we're going to learn about that today.
I mean, there are people today scholars in our community.
And in all the communities all over the world that have spent their whole lives learning the Quran, teaching the Quran teaching the dean writing books on the Quran, making Tafseer of the Quran.
writing books on these seven young people
who are no poor are no prophet, no scholar.
Making research on these young people that allow father mentioned in the Quran
then we can be heroes of the scholars of Islam. We must know why. We have to find out today why these young people are the heroes of Islam. Not all of them but some of the heroes of Islam.
Now, when I love Abdullah introduces this topic of the seven young men in the cave, he mentions four things he makes four bullet points. I love his four bullet points. I'm not saying he really made four bullet points I'm saying as an example, so you can picture it.
The young people sought refuge in a cave.
Allows fatherless is our future to lie.
When the young men went to the cave takamura buena
sakalava attina mila dunka Ramadan, they went to the cave and they said, Oh Allah bestow Your mercy on us. It's a third bullet point which is made in the Quran. Second one altona put him to sleep.
They fall asleep in the thread.
After some items call us after 300 years was a couple of 100 days a yoga Allah made them weaker.
As a third bullet point Allah makes.
The fourth one is
Allah Thomas is not enough to swallow a Navajo.
fourth point is Allah says, Allah says we are telling you the story. And in this story is a purpose for telling the story. Allah makes it a point. Allah says, there is a purpose why I'm going to tell you the story.
Allah says four things. Allah says first, these young men sought refuge in the cave colons a while What happened?
Allah says they fell asleep in the cave.
Or let's say for how long not important. Allah talks about the important things. Today people ask me, what is the nature of the seven people in your story?
What was the name of that? That the minister's wife in the story of used to
remember their ministers who are far in love with him? Timothy?
What the name was is not important. That's not the point of the story.
questions we shouldn't ask?
Is the dog in front of this cave? Alice is the dog.
Is it? Yeah. Was it a spotted dog? small dog? Is it the big dog? some emails? Some people even says not a dog because dogs are dirty things. Why should they be a dog close
to imposing vendor Grandview, Allah says what's wrong with dogs? Allah made dogs, no dog. You handle the dog properly and do things that you should do
so Thirdly, Allah, Allah says they came back to life. Fourthly, Allah says, I'm telling you the story of Muslims.
Because there's a purpose in the story.
We are relating the story to you for a purpose. And afterwards after Allah makes a bullet Allah describes why they went to the cave. You will you can read it if you want to do homework.
They fall asleep. What happened when they woke up? So
the most important part of these bullet points is allows nurses
when they woke up, later, Lisa Rubino, what did they do?
They started, one guy started asking questions, you know, it's always a fun guy to ask questions. You know, when you sit in a company, there's always one guy, you speak nicely, and then there's a quiet, and then he throws a skewbald into the conversation. You say something like, you know,
whatever. And then he sits back and he watches out the dogs, you know, go for the bugs. So there was this one guy in amongst the seven. He said
what do you guys think? How long did you sleep? We obviously fell asleep. Some say Baba Yaga maybe we slept a half day when you said one day or they say five days or they say the week or they say three days.
So what is the intelligent one? He said?
Rob bukem Alamo.
clever chap who is a clever guy
in the audience.
He said wrong with you guys.
A lot. bukhoma Allah knows the number how maloja what why? Why want to know why? Why do you want to ask these stupid questions? Why is
that important? I'm angry.
This is not in a book. This is in Alaska.
And unless there's a reason why I'm telling you the story, Allah says, I'm telling you this is a purpose. I listen to the one guy says, but I'm hungry. You know?
I'm very angry. You know, Allah knows why right? Let you and this is this is a lesson for us.
If that is what Allah says in the Quran, don't ask things which is not a
my teacher always used to say when I asked a difficult question in the class, which he couldn't answer obviously
it is Allah says let us know Anusha into the Sudoku
don't ask questions.
This is the Alesis
if the answer is going to be given to you, it's good to have you so don't ask the question
don't ask questions. And you know oh my god if this guy didn't give me an answer now and he's gonna give the other alternative agenda don't ask the question.
Leave the question was not important.
So he says I'm hungry.
Then remember they were sleeping for more than 100 years
but they didn't know how long they were sleeping. So this intelligent person is hungry and lacking you know, you have seven friends together and you chatting what comes to mind after a while
you hungry? Wembley, there's always one download all the pending places also, you know the way to buy the stuff he knows how to read that you can phone them you know they can deliver it in etc thedata budget costs as a guy will say give me the main use as often as you can and leave the menu which is order this you know, this bunny Chow whatever they order you know this burger whatever he knows exactly. So the capture con guy said Okay, give me all your money. collected all the money. It was very old money and they invaded they they they really old clothes I mean closest 100 100 years old. So they said to me, so this intelligent I said I was gonna go to the shop. I know which shop to
go to these. Give me the money so they won't even they said for a
while I Sharon Nabil kumada. He says the game of trick instruction they said just keep going
profile when you go to the cafe, you know, you can you could talk about this, just go inside, buy the bread and the stuff that we ask you to buy the burgers, and don't keep conversation with people, they just come straight back. We're very angry.
Obviously, when he got to the town,
people looked at him and so I caught this guy looks like Shakespeare in the bowl, you know, he's dressed like Shakespeare. I mean, he's in the mall here in the waterfront. But look, he realized it and the money man God does money is not, you know, legal tender anymore. There's money, you know, you can't use it anymore, then you realize that really the state for so long? People don't recognize him, you know, we come from Louisiana. Nobody knew him in the town, you know, language was different, you know? Anyway, they must have given him food way back. So allows Muhammad Allah telling us
these are the things which I talk about.
Concentrate on these issues I talk about
this is what young people do. This is what they talk about. Not Allah say these were just ordinary young people.
They were just ordinary young people. That's what they were.
And this story, by the way, is a story that was already there before the coming of Mohammed Salah In fact, the story 70 years before the coming of the prophets of Salaam This story was translated from Aramaic, which was the language of any solace and Salaam is translated into Arabic and was circulated in all the Arabic speaking areas of the Middle East. And
it was a Christian story, not a Jewish story. It's not this non Jewish is a Christian story that the Jacobites, which is a Christian sect, they canonize these seven young men. It's a sense, they made sense out of them like we make sense out of our people. With St. Johnsbury, they know that st is very they, we don't even have the word St. in Islam. There is no word for St. in Arabic, we don't have a word for saying it. You know. So when we talk about St. John's doesn't exist, we don't have the word St.
We have the word friend of a law. And only Allah knows his friends. Nobody got a telegram from Allah. Nobody got the revelation from Allah to say that man is a worldly and this man is all you got. Tell me what have you got? Who have you got revelation in your now today? In the last 300 years since we here that's our choice of aliens, oh God, Who?
Only Mohammed so some of them
knew who the earlier were in his time. After he passed away, nobody knew. Because it was no more communication from Allah to us.
And dream is not revelation for ordinary people.
Until I dreamt You know, there is a person buried on top of the mountain. I dreamt that eventually
the whole nanako
so only Allah knows.
Whether you are a warrior, I'm a warrior, my mother, my father, my brother or my sister.
That label so
they might sense our sense and that is a day to celebrate these things. Because we're going down that road as well. We make the science we make the science ourselves, we make the science, we give a birthday to them and then we celebrate their birthday.
holo Allah May Allah save us protect us by Allah granted we go back to the Quran and Sunnah
can we can manufacture our Deen like what gives us the right to manufacture a new Islam Fufu I was gonna I don't know what to do to us on the same come You can come in you could do that and that From where did this come this also this person also that person also that person so many decks of carry and destiny that you make will tell you this permit you can
hold on to them Professor salon teacher says
he didn't he
I mean he has a seven young people are gonna put at the end of the end of the verse.
These are my earlier you must make a birthday for them.
Celebrate a birthday. No, don't say that. Because that's not the point of the
Koran is higher values, higher things to strive after.
So, again, it shows us that we only take from the Quran when Allah speaks in the Quran. We can't make sense other people celebrate the birth. No, we're not allowed to do that.
So these young people
that allowed to have that list
Allah says that this story has a purpose.
And what is the purpose of the story?
It's a question I have to answer. What is the purpose of this story?
I want to give you an example of a little time left. The purpose of this story is very simple.
If you have a lecture at the teachers Business Law at UCT, and you have men,
a very successful multi billionaire, who started his own business and was successful.
If he teaches,
if he teach, if he comes to teach you at university, and he comes to teach you will you choose the image you teach? Or the professor? What would you teach him as a teacher? So this man teaches you all the tricks of the trade of ultimate business and you sit in this class maybe for a year two years? And after two years he says any questions and you put up your eye and you say, sir,
that businessman By the way, techies who merci reissues.
What is that man, interesting.
What is the tech he's got to do with being a successful businessman? What his shoes got to do with a successful businessman. Similarly, a lot of I'm gonna tell us
what are these? What What was the question that people ask about them? about these seven young men in the cave, Allah says Saku Luna, people will say thalassa, tundra, beome calbuco haloes. They will say they were three young men only and the fourth was a dog, then some others will say they were four. And the fourth one was the dog, San Jose, and they were six and the seventh one was a dog. And some say they will be.
And again allows him to give you the answer and says
what is the last song? Let's say
that your Lord knows best? Why must you ask questions like that? Don't ask a chemical. That's not the purpose of why our laws are gonna send us the story. We need to ask the question that is important. And what is the important question here? The important question here is that these young men
only knew one thing, they knew the wonders of Allah. They worship only Allah.
And they took refuge in the cave because their whole community was against them for believing only Allah.
Allah give the reason why they went to the cave. They went in the cave because they said,
Allah Vina called or a boon Allahu Tomas de Cabo. They said,
unless our Lord
and we stand firm on that, and we follow only the commands, of allows for honkala that is given to us via prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So
I know, sometimes we get into the
of wanting to suddenly learn, so we want to become good Muslims. And we want to learn and we want to learn. So we go to a school, and we go learn and we go deeper and deeper. That's where after the scholars
you know, you don't have to know the seven modes of reading the Koran.
If you can read, I will say you can read the first half with it's 13 places where you must fit. And we know where to pull, the places where to pull in the fat is important. You should know as an ordinary Muslim to notary the future, that's very important
that's found on you.
And if you know a little bit of tattooing
and you need to know how to fast and how to do your things, but the most important thing is you must learn to believe in a last part.
And what is the important thing about Allah to have done and his belief when Allah when Allah says, worship me?
You must worship Him. The way he said, You must worship him.
I want to leave this with you remember what I said? You know, I'm saying this to the young people, old people, unfortunately, you can't change people like me, difficult to change.
I say to them, remember, it is not required for you to believe in Allah. It is required for you to believe in Allah and worship Allah as he told us to worship Him. Not what I think I should worship Allah. I think what this is nice to do for Allah.
This is good to do for Allah. Allah made like this Allah word like this. What is wrong to do this? People say that but
somebody told me the other day and he said she has a question for you, you know what we're doing now for Joshua going to Makkah? Cydia Mashallah. Very good.
So these are just some of these people who go to Makkah, the parents have passed away.
And the parents may never gone to Makkah. So what we know is the Jamaat have started.
We are making Hotham for all the parents of the kids who are going off to Makkah.
So he wants to know now
if somebody his parents were not Muslim, what can they do? So I'm listening to you.
I knew now i'm going to give him a lecture on the phone. Because
I say brother, who From where do you get this? From? Which Dean? Which Dean says, Where does have metal from? Say, where does Allah say that when people go for Hydros MacArthur mana parents here back in Cape Town, from where do you get this car but what's wrong with that?
I suppose What's wrong with it?
You are creating something, you are starting something now. You don't know where this is going to go into yourself when you did.
How this thing is going to become something Whoa, that is going to be people Shepard, you can't do without this. Today we say we have must mo looters must, must profited and do it. However, they didn't do it. The Quran doesn't say we have to do it. But we have come after three and we save 300 years. So I say Brother, you must be careful what you start now. Because in 300, people are gonna say that's formed, we have to do that. We have to make them You can't go for Hajj unless you have made a heart of your parents heart does not accept
But that that is when you start something you must know where it's gonna end. Don't start something and you don't know what's gonna end.
For example, don't start marching, always say don't March if you don't know where the March is going to end.
He has to new and how do you know? You know, because you go to the Quran and you ask Allah is this part mighty? Or you go and you ask Mohamed Salah in the listener, he says my son was Messiah do this.
And if that is not enough, you go to the Sahaba
ra da da da da da da da. And you say did they do it? Then you say to them, I say to this man, this young man and say please, take my advice. Don't do that.
You're making a connection to my Katamari cotton every day you can read every day can make people some people McCartin every single day some people make it in seven days, some people make it in 30 days
but to connected to make a connection with something else that
I can't make solid say that's alive so that I could solve salaries for who
What do I tell you when I make money? No way totally false at what
the salary is entirely absolutely completely only follow
us if you want to ask Allah for Allah after the Salah you ask you then you make dua, but
you can't say y'all are gonna make the Salah because I want to have a job.
know something in the story.
Eva is only for Allah. Remember, Ava is from
other things the chi is from
Ramadan is from South Africa, you can make on behalf of this one and you can make a bow from your mother and your father and your brother and your sister.
So this is the important lesson which we learn from the people of the cave, that it has a purpose and we should not lose sight of the purpose. I see my friend is looking at the watch. He's making the video way that he's looking at the watch in the back.
Somebody lost his watch outside of the street Mashallah. These two people put up their hands. Oh, I see. We showed him. Oh, I see. It's quite a lot. Already to watch you can
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