Ramadan 2022 #02 Money
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Money is something that we all know. And we all use on a regular basis day in day out. It is the purpose of some people's lives. They wake up in the morning to pursue money they sleep at night so they can be strong enough to chase once again the next day. Hola Hola. pulizia T will Jalil says el hukou Kasam had done Zoom tool now Kaabil gathering that wealth has become made you distracted, it has distracted you from your true purpose of life, which is the worship of Allah subhanho wa Taala until you entered into your graves. So if we look at this idea, we will come to realize that it is similar to a person who we give him a shopping cart, you know the shopping cart, and you tell him it
is empty. Take it so he goes and he pushes the shopping cart inside the marketplace. And as he's going he find something, he puts it in the shopping cart, he finds something else he adds it, he finds a third thing and he adds it and he keeps adding in fact sometimes one of those carts is not enough. He needs two or three or four
and he gets to the checkout counter. Now you know what that checkout counter of life is? Hector zumal Maccabi until you get into your graves. This is what we're doing in our lives. What do we do? We go through our lives looking looking nice car, nice home, nice spouse nice this nice that I want you to own for myself and her castle gathering all of that has distracted us until one day we just fall into a bit into our graves gone.
And then that day, nothing goes with us to our grave except our good and bad deeds except our iman and belief in Allah subhanho wa Taala so you see how the gathering of wealth has actually distracted us. But the love of money is actually something natural and normal word to him bonal mela
and you love wealth, a severe love Allah subhana wa Tada placed that within us. It's normal for us to want money to want goodness to want comfort in our lives. The problem is when that becomes the purpose of our lives, and when that becomes the distraction such that we will not care about the Earth Hara. So
you're going to know Adam Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he tells us lo anelli me at the amount wah wah Diem in the hub in LA hubba near Pune, Allah Who are the end, that if the son of Adam had one valley full of gold, he would have wanted to valleys full of gold.
Wallah niam law firm who elect to up and nothing will fool his mouth except for dust. So if a son of Adam actually had a full valley of gold, now imagine how many tons of gold that is, imagine how many billion dollars that is worth. If he had that, that would not be enough, he would want a second and nothing would fool his mouth except for dust. So if we do not make a concerted effort to avoid distracting ourselves from the true purpose of life, then this will be the cause of our lives.
We will move along this way. When we have a little bit, we want more we have more we want even more than 1 million is not enough. 2 million is not enough. At 5 million, I will stop it is enough. No, it is not enough. When you get to 5 million, you will look at the person who has 10 I want 10. Now, I want 20. And we keep doing this until we are our mouths are filled with dust. So we try to eat and eat and eat as much as we can. Until that mouth will be filled with dust, nothing will fill it. Try and eat this and eat that and enjoy of this dunya nothing will fill it except for dust when that mouth is full of dust. That is when all of the desire for that wealth is gone. Now the person
realizes Allahu Akbar, my wealth is of no benefit to me right now. What would have really benefited me is if I had done something good with it. Your guru Adam. Maddy Malley, the son of Adam says my wealth, my wealth it belongs to me what hell like me Marika, Kelton, Anita, and is there anything of your wealth that you will eat and that you that belongs to you, except that which you eat. So it will become useless, it becomes waste, I will be starved for ablator or you wear it and it becomes worn and tune, it is thrown away at the end. Oh, just adaptive data, or you give a sadaqa. And you carry it forth to the earth era. You see our wealth, we say our wealth, our wealth, 1 million 10
million 30 million it is mine. It is mine Give it to me it is all mine. I want it it is for me leave it for me. We say that right? But how much of that wealth do we really use in our lives, perhaps a person uses 300,000 400,000 $1,000,000.02 million dollars. That is all that you will use from that wealth. So your wealth is only what you ate, what you will and what you gave him sadaqa that you kept for yourself in the era, the rest, you cannot say it is your wealth because you will earn it, it will come into your account, it will leave your account and you wouldn't have touched it you wouldn't have benefited from it in any way. So can you call that your wealth? The hadith is defining
money for you out as adaptive. Beta, nobody is saying don't eat, don't drink, don't marry, don't do all of these things. Do them by all means. Do them by all means but don't forget the era. Don't forget Allah subhanho wa taala. You see our tests adapter for later. So you gave a sadaqa and it carried forth to the earth era. Now, your charity that you give is what will go with you into your grave that money is going with you into your grave. That wealth is going with you into your grave. There was a man that passed away last year very close to me. Allah He this man had a building worth a million dollars, or over $1,000,000.03 to four weeks before he passed. He gave that entire
building as worth as sadaqa. I'm giving this building $1 million, one and a half million whatever you get out of it. It is also sought after three weeks later, three weeks later, he died. He passed away. If that man had held on to that building, it would have been of no benefit to him. Three weeks is gone. Only for three weeks, he would have had that million dollars of which he had so much more. It wouldn't have benefited him in any way whatsoever. So he spent it for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa taharah so that entire piece of real estate he took it with him to his grave. It went with him to his grave. It benefited him in his grave. Why? Because he gave it I gave it to Sudan to be healing
what he loved. I gave it for the sake of Allah subhana wa Tada.
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And the example of a person who gives a charity for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa Tada is like one who plants a seed. That seed will grow seven year corns, seven year corns in each year corn will be 100 grains. So Allah subhanahu wa taala increases and multiplies for whomsoever He wishes. And Allah is vast, Allah is vast with Allah who is your knowledge and he knows everything. When you give $1 for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanahu wa taala will cause that to be increased 700 fold and after this, Allah will increase more than that. You see, when we give that dollar, we never assumed that we will receive 700 in return. But Allah subhanahu wa taala has prepared that for us.
And you know what the beauty of giving a charity is parting with that money that we love so much. Do you know what the beauty is when Allah subhanahu wa taala sees that he actually gives you in this world as well. So you will receive even more in this world and more in this world. And the more you spend for Allah subhanahu wa taala he will give you in the dunya and in the earth era
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Ted Kula Fein and the one who has given for the pleasure of Allah subhanahu wa taala hoping fully for the reward of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah humble is that he will Jalan will increase that double fold. You see, it is like the one Allah subhanho wa Taala draws the example and he says it is like the one who has a garden in a high place and a huge torrential downpour of rain comes down. So Allah subhanahu wa Tada increases that double it makes it double. Now, if we take a look at these two I at first Allah subhanahu Attallah talks about a grain you give one grain you plant it right in the path of Allah subhanahu wa taala and then he talks about the one who gives and he wants only the
pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala from being a grain Allah subhanahu Attallah is talking about a garden, he farm where you go and you plant and you receive not only 700 but you receive many, many, many crops worth 700 All of those being multiplied again and again and again Wallah who you Lardy fully Manisha and Allah subhanahu wa Tada increases beyond that for whomsoever He wishes, so sadaqa can take you very far. Especially for those of us who are in business, those of us who love to trade, we want to go buy sell, see a prophet, trade with Allah subhanahu wa taala as well. It is easy for you to do this is an action that doesn't require your time where you go and you perform
Salah and it takes you 510 15 minutes or you go and you sit with the Quran and read it for half an hour you give for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa taala it's gone. It's so easy to give today. It only takes the push of a button. You look for a website something that you trust and you believe in this cause I believe they are honest and honest and truthful. I have done my research give for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala especially in this month, you see Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when it came to Ramadan cannot shut do Jawwad Amina Lee Hill was salah, he was more charitable, when the wind that passes Do you see the wind that passes? It touches everybody. Young
small big old poor rich whoever it is a Zulu allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam distributed like the wind he gave everyone and ingredie ever everyone anyone and everyone why? Because he knew that this is what I will take with me into my grave. This is what will benefit me was Allah subhanahu wa Tada. You see the most important thing and these two things that I want to mention and end off with a very, very, very important when it comes to our sadaqa we should not give and then remind the person I have given me
You do remember that time I gave you $5 You remember I did it for you that Allah subhanahu wa taala says is actually a sin. So not only are you depleting your reward, not only are you destroying your reward was Allah subhanaw taala but you are earning sin by doing this as well. Yeah, are you Halina man who learn to blow through your own so that it can be men Newell? Oh, you will have believed don't don't destroy your sadaqa by reminding and harming? Can Larry feel mad at Moody?
Like the one who spends his wealth showing the people, so he does it not for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala but He does it so that he has control of such and such a person or He does it so that the people can see I am a charitable person. I am a charitable person. You see what I have done here I have given charity, everybody must know that I am charitable, that is despised by Allah subhanho wa Taala that is looked down upon by Allah subhanho wa Taala because you didn't do it for Allah, you did it for yourself. You did it because you wanted people to say hi that's your words, this is a generous man. And the same goes for those who donate towards the massage it they do need
to words the modalities and the different causes that are there. When they do that and they try to interfere with the affairs of that question. They have done it for control. They have not done it for the sake of Allah subhana wa Tada. So they given that they say but we want the masjid to run in this way. They give and then they say but we want the madrasa to run in this way. Haram. Haram and not only haram, you have destroyed the reward of that sadaqa don't do this. This is not liked by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tala, this is despised by rockpools that you want to juggle, you've earned his displeasure. You've earned his anger by doing this, you see.
That is one one point that I wanted to share. The second point is don't earn your money from a haram source from a haram source. And then say that I will go out there and give a sadaqa I will benefit the people. I will give charity camo to me till a time in cat deform jihad. Lucky Lulu you will not have any wallet that has a donkey like the one the woman who goes out there prostitutes herself and she earns somebody would so she earn some money. You see she gets some money $100 $200 $500 comes back to the poor people, the orphans and she feeds the orphans with this lucky Louis let us meanwhile Atlanta solidarity for you is destruction do not commit Zina and do not give a sadaqa
Allah subhanahu wa taala doesn't need you to do something haram in order to give sadaqa and this is where the aspect of riba comes in Riba. You see em how Kuma would we be a sudden
Allah destroys Riba. Allah destroys Riba and he causes these other cards, the charity to grow, you know, when we look at Reba, Reba your boo boo means that it will increase that is what rebar means increase, right? So if I give you $1,000 And you promise me that end of month, I will give you $1,100. So naturally, that money is increasing at the end of the month, I will receive $100 more, right? But Allah subhanahu wa taala says he destroys Riba. He destroys Riba and he uses the word riba for sadaqa he says, while your Visa card and he causes sadaqa to increase, but if I have $1,000 And I give 100 in South Africa, I've got only 900 left. But Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling you I
will increase that sadaqa trust in me give it for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and don't engage in the labor I will destroy that Riba. Allah He. I know a man who regularly consumed the Riba he gave riba he ate riba he gave everybody ate Riba.
And this man, for many years, he made a lot of money out of this Riba, one day, one person came and took half of his wealth, all of it gone. All gone for the all gone, completely destroyed. Allah has promised you did you not believe
Even that promise, do you not believe that it will come true? Do you not think that Allah subhanahu wa taala will cause that to come to pass? trust in Allah subhana wa Tada have the fear of Allah subhanahu wa taala and he will open up a way for you. You don't need that Riba, you don't need that interest. Go and do some business to some huddle business. Start with a donor Allah. But if you are doing it for the sake of Allah, Allah will result you will Jalon Allah subhanahu wa taala will give you increased, look at the abdomen ignore half of the Allah who comes to Medina was nothing, nothing, nothing in his hands, zero. And the sahabi tells him as far as I'm sure it was, Sally
didn't know Robin, he tells him he says that he I will give you half of my wealth, I will give you one of my wives, I will give you a home etc. And he refuses. He says do Leanna so show me the marketplace. Show me the marketplace. He didn't steal $1 He didn't engage in interest in any way whatsoever. By the time he died, he said he had the equivalent of 33,000,030 3 million
of today's currency. I cannot remember which currency it was, but 33 million. There was so much to go amongst his wives that they would not know what to do with that money. He came with zero to Medina. By the time he died, he had so much so much. Do you think Allah subhanahu Attallah will not give you just him make the effort and Allah subhanho wa Taala will grant you and when he does, remember your couple Allah will riba Allah destroys riba while you're Ruben sada ads and he increases the sadaqa he gives in multi fold when you give for his sake. So give for the sake of Allah subhana wa Tada and I'm not here to encourage you to donate to a certain charity or to promote
a certain page of mine etc. I have no agendas. I have not come here to promote or to fill my own pocket. But look for poor people. Look for people whom you can give to for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa taala and even better if you go out and do the work yourself, not only an organization and a website, but you do the work yourself. And you go out and you look for those poor people. Allah subhanho wa Taala will record that and when you meet him on the death Byam and you may have forgotten but Allah subhanho wa Taala does not forget Allah subhanho wa Taala appreciates that and he will give you so much more in return.
On last Hadith insha Allah before we end off
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