29 The Quraan A Catalyst For Change Part 2
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this verse of the Holy Quran, Allah subhanaw taala speaks about his sex life.
And as I said last week,
we are going to attend to inshallah, to try to endeavor
to look at the Quran in general terms, and to try to understand what was it that motivated Sahaba alima salatu salam, and motivated the early Muslims to the extent where they conquered the whole of the known world at the time.
And last week, we spoke about surah, Al Fatiha
and those things which in the Surah Al Fatiha
speaks loudly about the contents of the whole Quran. And today inshallah, we are going to go to the next Surah Surah Baqarah, as I mentioned last week,
and we're going to look and reflect upon Surah Baqarah. And see what what is the what was the heart of the purpose?
The duck said, the intention of circle Bukhara and what is the themes that run through Serato Baccarat? And why was it that Allah subhanaw taala revealed through Bukhara, the first surah to be revealed in Medina.
And this surah was revealed over a period of nine years in Medina, not over a period of one year or six months now. allows one of course revealed Oh, lots of other stories well during this time, but this surah was revealed over the whole period of the stay of the Navy so salon in Medina
and authentic report is that the last verse
of the Koran reveal to the Navy salatu salam is to be found in Surah, two dakara
and that verses verse 182.
Does that ring a bell?
Is it the weather? Was it me? Was it the fact the fans and off was for the for the fans on or what
do you remember I said one day to you that
we should give a message to the people
and tell them that they should read verse 182 in the Quran. And I said you should go look up what was wanted to us.
And what is verse one or two of Surah Baqarah it says
but Taku, Yeoman, Torah Jonah Fie, Lola. And fear the day when you will return to Allah subhanaw taala that he said was one of the last verses revealed of Surah Baqarah just before the death of the NaVi salatu salam. So this surah is a very important surah. And why was the secret? Why do you think the whole of the nine years to reveal the surah
with some verses some sutras revealed in one session of Revelation, but this surah was revealed over a period of time.
If we go back, we find that after Makkah, after the hegira the Navy salatu salam was given a safe haven in Medina.
And the Navy Salalah Salam looked forward to the safe haven. He looked forward to practicing his Deen
in safety and security.
And this was promised to him by the unsolved they said they were going to protect him with his life.
And so the Navy Salam went to Medina and his first task
His most important task was to do what
was to build
a nation was to build a state
was to build order
and freedom and happiness in a society to be ruled by the law of Allah subhanho wa Taala This was his objective
wasn't it to make Salah to teach the people to make Salah
wasn't the hegira to Medina to teach people to fast in the month of Ramadan
or to teach them the Hajj
or to teach him Zakah
Sala only became followed two years after the release of Saddam came to Medina so was the car and so was fasting and Hajj only now visa ceremony made Hajj couple of months before he died.
So what was the purpose then the main purpose that allows for hunger reveal circle Baccarat was to give the Navy Salam a program a methodology in management.
Management of a state that will ensure peace and security.
This is the this is the objective of the state. I mean, this is why we have a government government is supposed to ensure that this peace and stability in the country.
The damage to the surah is 286 it is the longest surah in the Quran.
And it is the only surah in the Quran that consists and instructs on all the five pillars of Islam.
It's the only sutra that instructs and contains reference direct reference to every to every one of the pillars. First is a man a lot stronger says
yeah, when asked. Yeah, I wanna show Abu Rocco.
Oh people worship You, Lord. Allah. Vina Allah, Allah. Wa Levine I'm in public publico you created you and created those people who came before you. Secondly, speaks about Salah hafeez Ooh, Allah salatu wa salatu salam ala carnitine. Allah says and look after your Salah, especially the middle Salam certainly allows wangler says
and one ficou Mimara xakanaxa min abelia Tia yomo la vie en Fiona Fullerton, Villa sha Allah says, and spend of your wealth that which Allah has given to you.
Not that you work for Allah doesn't want your money.
Allah says you spend all that which I gave you.
You made the effort.
But the money comes from way from Allah. So we say but that doesn't make sense. You make the effort? No, no, many people work very hard to get no money. Some people sit on a chair the whole day with a suit on in a tie and they make billions just by signing something like that. We just do that.
Some people become presidents of countries and they do less than 5%. And then also, houses are built for the most 300 million 200 million
they get salaries of millions of grants and then do they only read speeches which other people write gets a job.
So you cannot say in terms of your work you earn No.
You and in terms of what Allah subhanaw taala has written for you.
That is the belief of a Muslim. So
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So within evisa salaam came to Medina.
He thought it was a safe haven but other challenges confronted him.
And the main challenge that confronted in Ibiza Salaam in Medina was a a who'd
been Israeli out
there who'd, how did they get to Medina in the first place? Yeah, who came to Medina from the Byzantine Empire. Eastern Roman Empire where they sit in Constantinople. They will process the item the Jews and the Jews.
were persecuted by the Romans. And the Jews finally ended up in the northwestern sector of Arabia. The most fertile sector which is called al Madina, munawwara called then
they found a safe haven, in Medina amounts the house and the husband's amongst the idol worshippers.
Instead of them giving the message of the Torah to the idol worshippers, they said no, we have chosen people of God we're not going to share this message with anybody.
So they kept the Arabs that they lived amongst they kept them in darkness, kept them in slavery of shared and carried on with the making of money to make money out to them. And what was the main trait of the Jews of Medina
What do you think?
Okay, what else do you think they still do that trade in the world, they the best in that trade?
Money, arms. They were the arms merchants of the Arabian Peninsula.
As much as the Americans are the biggest arms merchants in the world, the richest nation.
Second is Russia is the second biggest arms peddling the world, the second richest nation.
And therefore, you find that the Arabian Peninsula always had was
carried on for hundreds of years. Why? Because it was filled by the arms which is brought in by the by the Jews. So yes, Riba was the main trade
in the financial dealings, but they were the arms dealers of the Arabian Peninsula.
So the Navy Salam came into this situation where these Jews
said that they were the chosen people of God like the Muslims of South Africa, we are the chosen people of God. We act we don't say, but we act like the chosen people of God.
We still 2,002,000,000 3,000,002 and a half million at a population of 50 million.
We still look down upon the majority of the people of this country.
We still are not making our amongst them, we can find that our too much jaded. home visits, anchovies and so on.
Yeah, we're good at giving them food and feeding them.
But we are in exactly the same position.
The juice kept the door off for themselves.
And of course when the Navy sasaram came to Medina,
he found the situation and he reached out to the Arab tribes of Medina. He reached out to the Jews. He reached out to everybody.
He established and wrote the Constitution which gave religious rights and freedom to everybody.
But the Jews harbored
a distrust and a dislike and the hatred for the Muslims and especially for the Ibiza lasala
they were the
disease inside Medina
with an abuse attack from alphabetic arrays, they attack from the inside.
So this was the struggle was in my head was in this situation alone revealed the 286 verses of surah baqarah
and Serato Baccarat jr has many other spiritual delights, as they may call it. Let me say Sallam said if you read circle back around your home, she will not enter your home
at the Battle of 100 and the Battle of nine
when Muslims were being defeated on the battlefield, when iv sasaram Kool Aid
as horrible as Baccarat to be called, where are the companions of Surah Baqarah.
are so significant.
And when the people who heard the call from nurses are those people who had memorized and lived according to circle Docker they turned around and turned the battle around.
So much greatness is to be found in the Surah Surah Al Baqarah
And we should be of those who Charla,
who should become the atharv the companions of Serato
not only in reading surah through dakara
but in understanding circle Baccarat as I say, every surah in the Quran has an objective.
And every surah in the Quran has got a map or
a theme. And every verse of every surah
is like a tapestry
that is woven all together to reach the objective of the surah.
to give us
the methodology of how to carry out that objective,
what is the objective of surah?
Al Baqarah? Why surah? What's objective? What What if we read it? What is the conclusion that we come to that allows founders reveal the surah?
It is in one word called al eastcliff.
Not istilah akhila. No, Is this love is thick love means management?
Well, it doesn't really mean management is the modern word that I'm using. Because it's closer to us if you are to appoint somebody to look after a company or a business. The first tools you give the person is you give him tools of management, isn't it? If he hasn't gone into shame on courses, he was going to learn how to manage the business ultimate goal is this eventually called a CEO.
So the objective of surah two Bukhara was to give Muslims the tools of the management of the world, manage to
Allah centers to manage the world.
So Allah Swanson is saying to us or to dakara
I am the Lord of this universe.
I created you,
and I gave you the earth.
And I've given it to you, so that you might manage the earth with aneema
arado last, in accordance with the wishes and intentions of Allah subhanahu wa.
And we know that in the course of history allows vahagn what Allah has given the management of the world to many nations, and individuals, some of them succeeded in managing the world properly. Others failed in the management of the world, allows mahanta as doesn't favor any person doesn't favor the Alma Bahamas or Sallam know if we failed in our duty to manage the world. And our responsibility Allah will replace us. Last acalypha Allah says, I will make you managers of the world but if you fail in your duty, I will replace you.
And we find that for 1300 years, we ruled the world.
And the last 100 years were failed. We'll come to the reasons for for the failure.
So a loss of a handler then
sent down the Surah Surah Baqarah in Medina, over a period of nine years. Because the objective of the Navy Salam was three things.
First, Islam to establish peace, happiness and order in the world. Number two autonomy to develop the concept of physical construction, Wells and roads and vital models and mosques and
educational institutions and many other things. And then he Daya allows founder led sending a piece of salamander sahaabah to guide the world. So the burning of the universe and the world and the oma is not just based on salah and Zechariah and has no
it is on Islam, on establishing peace and justice on constructing the world and on guiding the world. In this Surah Surah Baqarah
as you know there are how many Jews in the Quran?
How many desires the Quran how many paths?
How many paths?
30 pounds, three zero pounds, how many sodas
how Minnesota 114 so 140
sutras. So far the highest the surah, surah, Surah
Surah these are all sutras
all these sutras are combined
in batches to form 30 chapters. So to Baccarat Baqarah
is one surah.
How many Jews?
How many? Two and a half.
So two and a half of the city is found in Surah Baqarah
the first part of this auto Baccarat
tells us about three groups of people.
I want you to listen carefully I'm making it very simple so you can understand so shorter Baccarat opens with a description of three groups of people.
That equal kita bollore Buffy houda Lin Mata Ki, allow superhero describes first
people were called with the team, the believers.
And all the skypes three groups, the believers, the disbelievers and the munafo. five verses deals with believers to literally deals with kelkoo fall in harmony deal with Manasa code 13 verses opening of the
first five lines describes the Muslims. Only two lines describe the coffee because coffee is clear.
But how would you describe the biggest danger to any system in any society as munafo 13 descriptions of the Buddha
the first quarter
of the surah
as I say deals with these categories. The second quarter deals with
who was the first person was tested with the management of the world or with management. Well, the first person was just tested was Adam. Allah says Allah, Allah deals with it, we'll deal with it then allows longer deals with
a nation it was given management of the world, the Jews, the B'nai Israel, they failed. And Allah tells us why they failed. And the last one doesn't tell us
talk about the failure of the Bani Israel in order to insert the button Israel know, Allah tells us about the failures of Bani Israel, so that we should not repeat the mistakes made by the money saved by the Jews. And finally, allows father talks in sort of Bukhara about the successful management of the world. A man who successfully managed the world and the man who successfully managed the world is a man who successfully managed his family.
So a lot of what Allah talks about the image of Docker is about his family, and his name was Ibrahim arisa. To Salah Ibrahim alayhis. Salam is an example of successful management, successful CEO of the company called dunya. called the world his name was Ibrahim allyssa.
And the last part because that's the last part of Cerebro,
Allah subhanaw taala.
describing the quality of the believer, what is the most outstanding quality of the successful person?
The first quality mentioned in the Quran and Edina you know, and I believe
the first quality of a successful CEO
of a successful Muslim of a successful halifa vigilant representative of solid Earth is that he should believe in the unseen
what what is it we all believe in dancing? Evidence do I believe in Allah and see,
I believe in gentle gentle eyes and see
with the Jews are bombing us again, which is nothing we can do.
If you look at the TV, you will see maybe 100,000 people around the world are making to Allah save the city and to all the Palestinians. Nothing happens
to us, Israel is
record 30,000 of his reserves is going to enter Gaza.
Maybe tomorrow maybe there are no slaughter
Muslims, women, children, Syria, women children being slaughtered every day.
What does it mean? When Allah says to believe in the unseen
just to believe in that which you cannot see, no.
Believing in the unseen means, not to attach value to that which you can see.
Believing in the unseen means that your value
that you have as a believer you attach on to that which you cannot see. you value the jennifers you value Allah you what we are very weird reverse gay. We value only those things which we can see.
What is a call in modern parlance modern language it's called materialism
materialism class, capitalism, materialism, I am what I am not I am
people who say I am who I am. I am what I am. Don't look at me look at what I have. Look behind me. Look around me.
So, rain doesn't mean to believe in the ante it means to give value only to the unseen to give zero value to what you see around you.
Because what was the first thing when a loss of a Harrow tada save the Jews? From the oppression of Iran? What was the first thing they said?
We say today
we send our children to university for what? The first thing that comes out of the mouths of healthmark
want to make money, first thing
but what what is the Jews asked for? What is the first thing they said?
we will not
believe unless we can see Allah
we want to see a lot.
What does it mean? It means that they wanted something to see before they believed.
Like us, all of us are like that.
So how can you say that?
When we are only real believers when I was good to us
when Allah says is just something which they will say Allah, why'd me why my wife, why my children, why my house why my job.
But when the going is good, we all good Muslims, go for Morocco for all the nice things, oh man, the road takes a turn or a cul de sac or a speed bump. Oh,
they then we turn away from a loss.
We look for solutions in our
or in a loan or in some specialist or in something.
And we don't put our trust in Allah we put our trust in other than Allah. So this was the jewel. So the first lesson will we learn from the juries that we want to see.
We want to see, we attach value to things that we see. And you can only become a real person, a real Muslim, a real believer, if your value attachment
is that you see what you have as a means. That's what Allah gave me.
Actually not for me, it's part of our great plan for me to use it to manage the world
in a proper fashion.
So we are all people is to say
it takes a village to raise a child.
Today we say its own neutral educational policy that will pick my child. I don't take on this policy. My child will
not be able to read and write.
I must prepay. Even if I'm dead
This is the lifestyle villain, individual lifestyle, nobody's gonna help me even God isn't going to come to my aid and this I ever
I look after my future so
because we tend to value
the wrong things and even as a community.
So Allah says that the first quality then of a good manager is He Who doesn't value he values that which he cannot see. Even in, even in a company, even in a non Islamic environment. The best manager is the manager who sees the word what other people don't see what is that the quality of his workers.
The potential of his workers, it looks at the managers know this guy, he's got potential.
He's gonna become CEO one day
that he sees things that you cannot
show this learn to value things like knowledge, for example.
We've lost the value to value knowledge, we've lost it. To us, it's only what the knowledge can give,
which is valuable. So you say a man is a doctor but they say there's no work for doctors have
no value in medicine anymore. That's that is the attitude. Why should I send my child to become a doctor where there is no job for doctors? But what about the knowledge
of healing the sick? What about that which your child has? Or is the content he's got no job but he's got knowledge but we don't value the knowledge you see only value the outcome of the knowledge.
So our last one the lesson
takes us on this journey of good managers
and allows for Angela gives us the example of Nevada Melissa to Allah. And Allah says Where is Colorado Colleen Monica? In need of the halifa Allah calls the angel and say come on to show you some some I want to show you something. See this man other.
I am going to put him as my representative on earth my manager, he's going to manage the world for me.
I thought the angels were shocked. They said I'm gonna put
my UFC to put Dima he's going to spread facade on the earth. He's going to kill on the air.
And we your angels we we we worship you we make us basically allows longer said in the Alamo. malata Allah, Allah said, I know that we should do
I know that which you do not know. So when you look at the world today, and it's easy to become despondent,
sense of despondency sets into
their own fault of course nobody else's for God's fault.
But there is a master plan. And we believe that there is a mask behind all this death and destruction. There is a master plan allows Abdullah has a master plan.
So what did Allah do first?
Allah says I'm gonna put you under watch. I'm CEO of the company called the world.
So what is the first due to other detail our number says go to the magic mega mega moto and make more door.
No, Allah says, what I
want to do first.
Allah says, Allah to him.
First had to become a student
to learn. What is Allah teach him.
Allah taught him
to make Salah to take although
our taught him was in modern language can be called maybe
because you need technology. You need knowledge of how to work with the world.
So a lot longer taught him the names of everything. I smell the names. Sun, the Moon, the earth, how to do this, how to do that to survive
and also a high note Allah gave you
to explore the earth and around him. What are the tools? Allah made subservient to him? The Earth, the sky, and everything in between.
That's it. Oh, Allison, oh Adam, I'm teaching you how to manage the world and I'm going to make this world subservient to you.
Like you're a manager you know people come and work for you they subservient to you. They do what you tell them to do like don't is chaos.
Like the farm workers in the mind workers, total chaos. So there has to be the subservience with Allah gave subservience to add a militia to Salah.
So we see then that the world
of the world, is that
your Salah is at a particular time and for a particular time.
So is your fasting so is your heart
so is your soccer
but 99% of your life should be dedicated to managing the world around you.
And what is that in the last 100 years that is made as the failures of the world? Sorry to be so blunt. I'm sorry to be so blunt.
I say you know, and I'm not talking about myself but I have to make an example.
We have been in this country for 300 years.
Cato 300 years, long time, three centuries.
In terms of that, which we value the most, our Dean
how many scholars has this community produced?
monkeys like me
real scholars 300 years lots of money.
People like sighs Ramadan Tarik Ramallah, maybe a scholar like that? How many of you produce
how many specialists in the medical field have you produced Nobel Prize winners we've produced
but the thing that we say we love the most the feed we save value the most? How much money we put into the study of deal.
I was gonna ask you the same question I just asking you to, to say to you, this is what's gonna come
because you're gonna come to in front of Allah is gonna say I love you love music. Of course. You love lighting, of course.
We spend the money, knowledge money, we spend the money.
You send your children to the best universities, the best schools
by 2000 a month 3000 4000 5001 month to send your child to a high school, not even University.
How much money we spend on your child or any other child.
For the deen of Allah. I'm not talking about churning out Imams and Bolinas and
people who can get on We have hundreds of millions. We talk about scholars that has armies of this world.
We talking about the items of this one, the SHA series of this world, Abu hanifa as of this world, people are paid they work in gold for the knowledge was there so much value there was
we have bursary funds that goes up by one hand goes up, millions upon millions is spent on all kinds of education.
But for the highest ID of Dean zero
goes to data alone for six years. That's it
he disappears somewhere.
And NACA goes to Egypt for five years.
I think comes out
we plant all these seeds all trees die because we don't feed trees
show me a group of people in this country of Muslims wherever worker for a trust for Islamic truly Islamic education
and Islamic education that you want somebody to wear a turban or a futon or a beard No that kind of is no no no, no. We must go go to that kind of dark room then I'll give money to go so that I won't give no no no no. truly committed like in the term of the above seeds. Thoroughly committed to the upliftment and upliftment can only come by the deen of Allah. If we don't know
understand the Quran we will not understand anything of this,
then my medical degree is worthless.
My engineering degree is worthless. My legal degrees where everything is worthless, I myself is worthless.
So when are we going to change direction?
Why is America where it is in Britain and Europe? Why?
Why the Jews? Were there today? Why for every Jewish girl?
No, we don't even talk about the men, every Jewish girl goes to university. For what purpose? You see Jewish girls working in the offices, see how many graduate Jewish Jewish women graduates work in a mutual office, they don't work. They get married and have children and they revere those children as good Jewish children read by graduates
will become the financials of the world.
The best orchestra plays in the world. The best surgeon in the world people say Muslim saying it the doctor by specialists is paid once in Pilates enjoy. He's a Jew, he knows what he's doing. He's a committed to
my children commit UCT the best lecturers in the medical faculty
are cuz it's.
So this lesson to learn, don't have to learn lessons from others.
So yes, we spend a lot of money on. And unfortunately, I have to make this distinction between Islamic education and secondary education because this is the reality of the situation.
So another 300 years will come pass. In fact, we're going backward.
Because the scholars that I knew Muslim scholars in this small community in case and I knew when I was a child,
gone, they're gone. They're gone with a knowledge.
Joshua, may Allah grant him john notman. They were
they made they didn't have the sacred education or the academic qualifications that we have today. But they knew their faith they knew they do. They could stand up, be counted. Not only here, but in other countries and other places as well.
So last one, the legend tells us that he's he tells the angels I'm putting this man in charge. His name is Adam. This is what I'm teaching. I'm giving him the methodology and the technology. Because Don't you think you can just close your eyes and make the owl or swirl around like a dervish and then suddenly you will get inspiration and you will rule the world.
Although the people who tell us that Sunday morning on the TV station, you saw then people nodding their heads against the graves of dancing up and down with all kinds of other things. They think this is it you know this will this is an insult to Islam to South I'm anonymous to my local I've never become a Muslim never
I become a member of a religion the dance around the grave. Is that the image that we projecting of this beautiful dean of our last
300 years we here this is what we do. I was shut down today somebody told me that they are 10 Gemma's in Cape Town, they're organized.
No, this age that we live in, I never knew this. Then the gathering once a year when they come together and they receive against each other whatever they call it a what they call some competition.
Of course they know what the Prophet did. Allah also didn't know
the secret of how to cut and not cut. The Prophet didn't know this at all would know it by the
Sahaba died. They also noted on the battlefield,
Hamza was slaughtered his his liver was cut out. They couldn't run over the swords in
whatever presence sitting after a bunker and making a small dog This wasn't one cut, probably could have done that none of this would have died or been alive. But there isn't as a magic solution. These people have the magic solution. They say they have the magic. They know they can take a sword and cut your bone cut.
This is what we have today. People dancing around graves people dancing with swards because you know the Hindus have done this for 5000 years before bush came on. They'd be walking on fire buried alive, walking on, on spikes and all these kinds of things and doing all the funny things that we are now saying this is as we this is Islam that we invented this
just 300 years we've been in America today's way
Because it invest billions upon billions on education with our brains in Katowice, are you
with us call us go to go to America. Why? Because they appreciate the time they given the time to do research.
We have to think differently, we're gonna die on our feet, we're going to become zero
unless we're going to listen to the Quran
unless we're going to listen to what allows us to add analysis
what is required for him to rule the world?
This is incurable in your era, we have to listen to the Quran. We have to say let us go to this book understand it and the simple nations that Allah gives us Western implemented in our lives because tomorrow be gone.
I'm standing in front of you now. But tomorrow I'll be going
leave the country.
I'm gonna be dead, gone forever.
And what was that, that for the last 100 years has kept us away from success.
For as Aloma shavon undaf Rajkumar mina micanopy allows Pamela says what it was, Allah says it between Adam disobeyed Allah.
We know when Adam disobeyed Allah, that was the beginning
of the failure of Adam alysus.
And so for the last 100 years, we look at the Muslims and we see our disobedience to our laws.
And remember, your disobedience is not your personal disobedience.
You may think, Well, nobody knows I'm doing this involving anybody else.
Nobody sees I'm doing it. Nobody knows I'm doing it.
But every disobedience that we practice eventually becomes one big disobedience and one big disappointment for Allah.
And Allah removes Baraka from us.
So today we have
in our homes, televisions, today, we have internet in our homes, Charles sets with his computer in his room with a lock door.
And you go to college, can you ask the doctors? How many Muslim girls come there for abortions? 14 years old, 15 years old. Parents, the
parents are the cause of it.
What is your yourself a nurse is a private child, the child tells his mother, her mother father?
No, no, no, no, no, this is private. My private business.
sexuality, sexual misconduct at schools is totally out of
proportion. And what do they say it's black kill children as if Muslim children are not children. And why children not children, our children just as bad as the black children. Our children just queue up at the clinics for abortions.
So where does it start? Now? We're behind locked doors in your own home inside your own house.
So lots of things so allow for hunting of wolves as he says.
It is the sin of the world number two, I'm sorry, I sound like a pastor, you know, who says that Jesus died for your sins and you mcherry unless you're not trying to make you scared. I'm just giving you the reality of the life that we were living in.
And the blink is a parent's iPhone. today. You can't tell a parent to tell you could come off kidnapped.
I saw your child there.
What were you doing?
Do you know what your child is doing at school? No, I don't. And I don't want to know none of your business.
So these are the issues we grapple with. So being a vital cog like other was like Mohammed says Salam was like the Sahaba was we are the cogs in this way. We have to
be like our fathers.
They say, there's the door.
You want to live like that there's the door. Don't come back.
Maybe there's something wrong with him, maybe take it to a psychologist, you know?
Maybe the child was abused in the childhood, all these things.
But the child is not to blame, no, never to blame.
And he given a nice map. No, no, you can't do that either.
So we live in a world where we need to change our marriage, we look at our children, look at our community, look at where we go, look at where we put our money.
Also very important,
you know, to do have this individual, everybody wants to open a welfare organization. Every single body wants to have a wealth building, even if it's just a small rough organization.
But today, we are working in Darfur, the other one is working. Yeah, they making soup. The other one is giving bread here, the other one is doing this year.
And what have we achieved?
Millions and millions of rands are done because individuals want to please themselves. We don't do work together.
If you've thrown your money down a dark hole for 10 years, why do you continue to do?
If you begin to break through people for 10 years, and you ask them to argue
with the results of what we see results in support of acne every Sunday for the but what is the results? I spent 500 grand, maybe a month but what have I achieved?
What have I achieved? Shouldn't I use this money for something else, maybe something bit, maybe I should get one my brothers to give and we should all put a five in one kitty and really do something constructive
for this oma
for your own family. If you don't do good for your family, then
do something constructive with a goal, something that you could work towards.
And finally today is the last I know I'm over my time
is and allows one that brings us back
to the word of certified to Han Allah brings us back to the words of the beginning of Surah
Al Baqarah, we are lost Pamela says that Calcutta bollore, Buffy Huda limitata that finally, we need we can only go forward with a houda of Allah, what is the word of Allah, Allah.
If you have gone back when you've gone this way, and you've gone all the ways, you have to come back and use the Quran as your guidance. So my last one are giving challenge understand, in simple terms,
the meaning of sort of Baccarat
as the sort of objective is to manage the world
and to manage the world
for the sake of the whole world, not for the sake of Muslims only. So Allah guide us in ourselves in our families in our homes, what we do in Sharla that we really read, look ourselves in the mirror and say, What is important for the next 10 years in my life, or even the next 10 days is Mohammed's a new year new beginning?
So what are you going to do? Oh there is a 10th of Muharram as fast and then
and the nine days before that.
And the 20 days after the 10th of Muharram
so you faster the number of items you have given a nice meal Mashallah I have invited all your family to come and eat for you then what? What have you achieved? Zero.
serum you've achieved nothing
the past that's between you and Allah subhanaw taala otherwise you
look at what you do
and do it with an intention of achieving something
well out Allah Allah wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa Taala.