Channel: Ibraheem Menk
Sixth lecture of #LordoftheWorlds series by Sheikh Ibraheem Menk held at Masjidul Noor.
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen illa Allah Al amin Wahby Hina staring on a Sunday on a Sunday mother her Tamil ambia you are more serene Nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi ultramarine Allahumma salli ala Ilana jalta who salah and Tata has an either sheet SLR or MBs Sinhala to assist him with hydrophobic canister in.
We thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for having gathered us here once again. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to surround us with the melodica and to cause his mercy and His Sakina to descend upon us, and to raise us with the MBR aleikum wa salatu wa sallam and those whom he has mentioned with them, I mean,
a smell will law he masura the names of Allah subhanho wa Taala are higher masura they are not limited. So many times we hear this Hadith, while Illa hill or in Melilla he decided to notice in asthma. Indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala has 99 names may attend illa wahida. He has 100 except for one man saw her doll Jana, the one who encompasses these names he enters into Jenna. So oftentimes we hear this hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and we assume that the names of Allah subhanho wa Taala are only 99.
But this example that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gave us in this hadith is like the example of a man who says that I have given $2 dollars of Southern cattle filter, I have set aside these $2 to give Posada cattle filter, that does not mean that this man has only $2 but it means that from the 1000s or from the millions or from from the hundreds of 1000s that Allah subhanho wa Taala has given him he took out $2 in order to give that for sadaqa.
So the names of Allah subhanho wa Taala are many and vast they are more than we even know. And the proof and the evidence of this is in the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wherein he says
Allahumma inni Luca be clueless mean who attack or Allah I ask you with every name that belongs to you. Some Mater be here sec, you have given yourself that name. Oh anzahl taboo fi key topic, or you sent down that name in the Quran in the book in your book?
Oh, are we still thorough Tabby heafy really mill a beer in Dec. Or you kept that name with the unseen knowledge that is with you. So they are some names that Allah subhanho wa Taala has not even told us that he has kept in the unseen knowledge with him. So the names of Allah subhanho wa Taala are not limited to 999 names, but the one who memorizes those names, the one who understands those names, the one who ponders upon those names, the one who puts into practice those names in a very humanly way into his life. The Hillel Jenna he will enter into gentlemen.
So, if we were to count the names of Allah subhanho wa Taala that we have in the Quran and the Sunnah with us, then these go far beyond 99.
So the ruling for today that we want to understand is that the names of Allah subhanahu wa taala are not limited to 99.
And I hope this has been made clear.
Allah subhanho wa Taala he has named himself as a semi or he who hears everything, even though the language is different, and even though the needs of the people differ, the silent of speech to him is the exact and the same as that which is loud from amongst it. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, So
salvo kolomela jollibee. It is equal to him, the one who speaks out loud and the one who maintains silence the one who
whispers to another human being. Allah subhanho wa Taala years that whisper as he does the one who is shouting at the top of his lungs at the top of his voice, Allah subhanahu wa Tada. Here's everything
I shall do Allah, Allah her, was in the room
when the woman who was complaining about her husband came to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So she says Alhamdulillah he led the semi Allah swatter Kula Praise be to Allah subhanho wa Taala, the one who heard all of the voices, the one who heard all of the sounds, and then she says, couldn't to fee feel horrified. I was in the room is it Mujahidin? it in a Nabeel sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when the argue were the one who was arguing and complaining regarding her husband came to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and I was in another corner such that I could not hear what she was saying to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Fans Allah Allah huka semi Allahu coletti to God Luke kaffee zoji ha. So Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed the words Allah has heard, that which the one who is arguing with you regarding her husband has said, so I shall hold the Allah juanda was in the room, and she did not hear
the argument that this woman had. She did not hear the words that she was saying Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam yet Allah subhanho wa Taala from above the seven heavens heard those words and he revealed verses regarding those words.
So pan and Lady Samia.
Glory be to the one who has heard all of the voices and all of the sounds.
This woman had come to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam complaining that my husband, he used up my youth. And he spent all of the wealth that I have an eyeball many children for him. And after all of this one day when he got angry with me, then he said that you are like the back of my mother. And this was a way and a manner in which the people of Jamelia, they used to divorce their wives. So when he said this to his wife,
and he went out and he was spending some time with his family and his friends, and after some time he came and he tried to approach his wife. So el mujer de la she became angry. And she said, No, you have already divorced me I will go to the messenger and ask him about what you have done. So she was not happy. And she came to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam complaining that look, he has spent my youth he has used up all my wealth, he I have born children for him and now that I am old, this is what he has done to me. So Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed verses regarding this woman.
And then he instructed Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that Allah subhanho wa Taala is instructing her is instructing him to free a slave or too fast for 60 days. In fact, he was to free a slave. And then the woman said, Look, he does not have any wealth or he does not have any slaves to free. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, then let him fast for 60 days consecutively. And then she says, Look, he is an old man, he cannot do this. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says at least let him feed 60 people, poor people. So she says that he does not have this with him as well. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says we will help him
with half of that, take it from us, and let him feed these 60 people. Now the point of the story is that
this woman was complaining about her husband in a room that was so small, you are the one who could not hear her and Allah subhanho wa Taala heard her from above the seven heavens. What complaints do we have for Allah subhanho wa Taala or do we always complain to our family and friends you know life is tough. Life is difficult. Look at what the these people have done. Look at what the people in authority have done. Look at what this person has done. Look at what that person has done. It we forget to complain to medical mu Luke
We forget to complain to the one who hears everything in existence such that he even revealed an entire surah regarding el moogerah regarding the one who was arguing and complaining to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says low and a Wella Kumar Kumar in second wodgina car movie you saw he didn't hit that if the first of you. And if the last of you from the beginning of time to the end of time, all of the people that existed and the ins and the gin, they were to stand in one side in one platform.
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and they were to ask me for whatever that you wanted, that would and I gave everyone whatever they wanted, that would not decrease me and in my kingdom in any way. Allah subhanho wa Taala is saying this Heidi on the blessing lips of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So if we were all to stand and asking the different languages that we speak, and ask for the different needs that we have, Allah subhanho, wa Taala years, all of that. And all of these voices going up to him at the same time. Not one of them would be mixed up with the other. Allah subhanho wa Taala knows that this comes from Mohammed in this specific place on Earth. This comes from Asia in this specific place on
Earth. This comes from Ibrahim in this specific place on Earth.
Allah subhanahu wa taala knows all and he hears all of the voices. When yaku vida salatu wa sallam was put through difficulty, and he was put through hardship. When you find that he says, in
a school bethey was de la la. Indeed, I am complaining of my grief and my sorrow to Allah subhanho wa Taala. This was the attitude of the MBR alayhi wa salatu wa sallam, what had happened to jacoba salatu wa sallam, he had lost not one son, but two sons of his
and in fact, he doubted as to whether his sons had even killed Yousuf
because they came telling him that you know what?
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So they were worried he was worried what has happened to us, and then all of a sudden the second son disappears as well. What happens when all of this has taken place? in the life of Jaco Baraka salatu wa sallam, he turns to Allah subhanho wa Taala. I complain of my grief and my sorrow to you or Allah, because you are the only one who can remove that grief and that sorrow when it comes to the hearing of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Then there are two types of hearing. Number one is the one that hears everything in existence. And the second one is the example of when we stand up from record. And we say semi Allah who Leeman hamidah Allah subhanahu wa tada has heard, the one who has praised
him. What we are actually saying is Allah subhanho wa Taala has heard and responded to the one who has praised him. So this is the second type of hearing that Allah subhanho wa Taala has the hearing of Allah subhanho wa Taala is of these two types. One is the hearing of everything. And the second one is the hearing and the response as well. So Allah subhanahu attallah responds to our da and he hears us when we say Allahu Akbar. And when we say Alhamdulillah he will Allah mean in our Salah, Allah subhanho wa Taala says hamadani Abdi, my servant has praised me. Why? Because Allah subhanho wa Taala heard that praise of yours. And this continues this hadith Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam says that Allah subhanho wa Taala responds when a person says r Rahmani Raheem magetta Nia Abdi, my servant has glorified me. So Allah subhanahu wa tada hears and he responds to this drop of ours, this praise of ours. The next name that we will be discussing is elbasy. The one who sees everything big or small. He sees the
Reading of a black ends on a black rock in a dark night. Allah subhanho wa Taala sees that, if a human being what to stand perhaps a few meters away from that rock, then they would not be able to see this black end on a black rock in a dark night. Yet Allah subhanho wa Taala from above the seven heavens, he sees that and moving and he knows that it is moving, he sees the veins of the fish in their bodies. He sees the moving of the blood within the veins of those fish and he sees the blinking of the eyes and the deception of the eyes. When a person steals a glance at that, which is how long Allah subhanho wa Taala knows, and Allah Subhana Allah sees, yeah, Allah Maha inna tell
you, he sees and he knows that which is the deception of the eyes, or matter of your sudo and he knows that which is within the breasts of man, Allah subhanho wa Taala says was weirdly hooked me Arabic and have patience with the commander of Europe, in a cabbie or union, because you are under our eyes. So Allah subhanho wa Taala has two eyes that are equal and most they are.
According to his mind and his capacity. They are not similar to anyone in any way. kymriah li li li hua vomity Soltani in the way that is suitable to his being Allah subhanho wa Taala sees with these two eyes, and that is why at the JAL when Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is describing him he says in the in the journal
the journal is one it was in our back home laser be our and Europe is not one. So it must have had what Allah sees with these two eyes, but never let us think that these eyes are similar to our eyes in any way whatsoever. And this is why we mentioned previously that when a person sees a mushroom hunter who was Allah in His Salah, or he sees Allah subhanho wa Taala in his dream, then let him not describe that form that he has seen to others because it is not a true picture of who Allah subhanho wa Taala is. But is it allowed for us to do so? Yes, most definitely. Or Buddha Allah? Can Nikita worship Allah subhanho wa Taala as though you see him? How can you do this by imagining him so as
though you see him but you are not actually seeing him? You will only see him on the day of piano. Allah subhanho wa Taala has created us with sight that is week to week to see him in this dunya and this is why masala is salatu salam when he asked Allah subhanho wa Taala that show me who you are, I want to see you and blue lake LLN terani Allah subhanho wa Taala said to him, you will never see me when I came in low even Jebin meaning you will never see me in this dunya but look to that mountain. phenom mata gelar a Boolean Jebel. So when Allah subhanho wa Taala just allowed a little bit of his light to go on to that mountain. gr Allah who did.
It blew up into smithereens.
Mahalo moussaka and Moosa fell unconscious Fela Africa, Allah Subhana occur in the tube to eleiko and Amina new slimming. So when he came back, then he said sapan Glory be to You. I have repented to you and I am from those who have submitted to your command. So our eyes cannot see Allah subhanahu attallah in this dunya but we will see Allah subhanho wa Taala in the theater, most definitely. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, the masala tos
and give your Salah and perform your Salah and give you a sucker on to cut the mooli fusi
the law and whatever you do have goodness you will find it with Allah subhanho wa Taala in Allah habima Tama Luna bossy Indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala is only seeing of that which you do. When a person understands that Allah subhanho wa Taala is watching him in his Salah. Allah subhanho wa Taala sees him when he says Allahu Akbar, Allah subhana wa tada sees the moving off his into his rural core and the putting off his head into such there then a person will understand and have the consciousness of Allah subhanho wa Taala in his Salah.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala sees all of this and a person begins to understand that he that make who sees all of this is so just that they will come a day in which he will reward me for all of this. honor to cut the moolah unfussy come in here in doing the MA you will find it with Allah subhanho wa Taala in the Lucha de matar, meluna bossy, and when a person
understands that Allah subhanho wa Taala sees all of his actions, be that in the Salah, or in his home, or in his business place, or out in the ocean, in the sea, Allah subhanho wa Taala sees everything. Then he will come to realize that no matter what he does, he cannot escape the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala and this is why the airport says what either Hello tiberi bettin fuel matin, and when you are alone secluded with a doubt, and you are in the darkness, nobody sees you, the doors are all locked.
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then have a shyness from the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala and say to Jonas, in a levy Hello tavola Moroni, indeed, the one who created this darkness that covers me, he is the one who sees me. So never forget that Allah subhanho wa Taala sees you. And the next time you feel like you want to commit a sin the next time you feel like you want to do something wrong. Remember that Allah subhanho wa Taala is watching you. There was a man, a Bedouin man who got into the desert with a woman.
And he wanted to come at dinner with this woman. So he says to her, that now there is nobody with us. And only the stars see us. Only the stars see us. So this woman responded to him and says for aina moocow kibou Ha. So where is the one who has created those stars? What about his site? What about him seeing us? Have you forgotten about him? So this Bedouin man actually left that evil deed that bad deed that he wanted to commit? And he went away. So this is the benefit of understanding who is elbasy who exactly the one who sees everything is May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant that to us, grant us the understanding
when the people or we should say when we end up in a room, we nobody is watching and nobody knows and we have got our mobile phones with us. It is important for us to understand that yes, Allah subhanho wa Taala has given us these mobile phones, not for us to abuse them, not for us to use them in the wrong manner. By watching all sorts of filth and dirt by engaging in haram activity, you know, calling those who we are not allowed to call discussing with them things we are not allowed to discuss.
pornography is a serious problem today. And one of the best ways that we can get out of this problem. One of the best ways that we can escape from this ideology, this sickness, this difficulty is by remembering that even when nobody sees us even when the door of the room is closed and you are all alone, Allah subhanho wa Taala sees you.
So this can help a person actually get out of this problem. We ask Allah subhanahu attallah to grant relief to those who are suffering from these problems. Leave the next name is Li Li and li li M is He who knows the parent just as he does the hidden and the spoken and the unspoken, that is within the breasts of men. And he knows that which is in the higher realm and he knows that which is in the lower realm. Allah subhanho wa Taala he knows a lot who we are and level McCann he knows that which has passed on a akun and that which is to come warmer lemmya can either can a cave a a corner and Allah subhanho wa Taala also knows that which did not happen if it was to happen, how it would
happen. This is the knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala Not only does he know the past, not only does he know the future, but he knows that which did not happen. It did not take place if it were to take place how it would take place.
That is the knowledge of Allah subhanahu wa tada
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No fee woman or Oh Allah indeed you know that which we have hidden and that which we have made a parent or Maratha Allah him in changing fill out the wallet and there is nothing that is hidden from Allah subhanho wa Taala in the earth and in the heaven the same way Allah subhanho wa Taala sees that which is above the seven heavens is the same way that he sees that which is below the seven Earth. So the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala and the knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala of everything is complete, there is nothing that is lacking in the quality of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah Aleem, he knows everything while Allah in Santa Ana Allah who met was we should be here. So
indeed we have created mankind. And we know that which his soul whispers to him, you know, when you are sitting quietly, and perhaps you are in a group of people, the people do not know what is going on within your breasts within your chest. They don't know what your neffs is whispering to you. But Allah subhanho wa Taala knows it. And Allah subhanho wa Taala is well aware of it. And this is one of the greatest levels of preventing a person from sin. Because when you want to commit a sin, what happens first had death, it can be in a stroke, your soul speaks to you about it first, hey, you saw that woman in the marketplace? What about going to get a number? You saw that bad and that evil
happening? What about engaging in it, your soul speaks to you about it first. And then you begin to commit that deed. So you think oh, let me go out and do let me go out and get that number you go and you speak to the woman. So if you are to understand that Allah subhanho wa Taala is watching you whilst Your soul is speaking to you, then you will not even let it go to the next stage, which is the planning stage and the stage of execution going into that evil lead. So this is one of the greatest ways to prevent yourself from sin. A man once tried to blackmail a woman into some evil deeds. And this woman says to him, in fact, he asked the woman he says you know, close all of these
doors so she closed all of the doors. And then she comes to him and says, okay, the doors are now closed. So he says all of them, she says yes, all of them except for the door that is between us and Allah subhanho wa Taala he knows what is happening here right now. And he knows what we are planning to do right now. So that man stopped. And he did not continue in that sense. Why because he understood that the door of Allah subhanho wa Taala can never be closed the door that is a barrier between us and Allah subhanho wa Taala does not exist in the first place. It is not even there. So you cannot place a barrier between you and the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala and if a person
understands this, then you will find that all of the actions are in agreement with what Allah subhanho wa Taala wants of them. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us from those who are aware of his knowledge and his sight over us at all times. The next name is Latif, Al Habib, and Latif and Al Habib, he who knows the hidden affairs, the minute details of things. That is the meaning of Al Habib and when it comes to a Latif, then one of the meanings is Allah be the one who knows the minute details of everything. And the second meaning is the one who delivers to his worship his and his friends, that which is good for them in a manner that they do not perceive. He delivers to his
worship his and his friends, that which is good for their own souls for their own beings in a manner that they do not even perceive. They do not even realize Allah subhana wa autolysis led to the removal of
the eyes cannot encompass him, well Who are you to absorb and he is the one who encompasses all of the eyesight. Well, who will Latif Al Habib and he is the one who is most subtle in the way that he delivers things to his worshipers, and he is all knowing well informed. Now, if we take a look at this ayah we will come to realize that Allah subhanho wa Taala ended it off with a lottery for a reason. And that that is because he is telling us that the eyesight does not encompass him so the eyesight does not even
encompass the manner in which Allah subhana wa Taala is being good to us, part of Allah subhanho wa Taala and encompassing him is encompassing the manner in which he is good to us. So you find a person sometimes thinks that my life is difficult, my life is in hardship I am going through so many problems, but they don't realize that Allah subhanho wa Taala is bringing about some goodness through that hardship. When Yusuf alayhi salatu salam was thrown into the world, and his brothers were plotting and planning to kill him.
Yusuf alayhi salatu salam did not imagine or fathom or think
of the future and what Allah subhanho wa Taala held for him in it. But he only saw that which was happening now he is thrown by his own blood, those who are close to him into a well
imagine the betrayal and the feeling that he had in his heart. These are my brothers, and they are leaving me here.
Imagine what he felt in his heart yet. If we fast forward a few years later.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala had raised him up to the throne of leadership.
Allah subhanho wa Taala had caused all of this to come to be through the throwing of his into the well had he not been thrown into the well, the people who would have not picked him up, had they not picked him up, he would have not become a servant in the castle had he not gone into prison, he would have not come out and ended up on the throne. So Allah subhanho wa Taala caused for all of this to come about by something that he perhaps perceived as bad initially. They threw him into the well but he did not realize that a Latif was planning to raise him up to the throne. And this is a lesson for all of us. Sometimes we plan, plan and plot the downfall of others. So we say that you
know this man I don't like him, and I don't like the way his business is going and his businesses happening. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to go and Strike a match late at night when he's sleeping and his business will burn down. And tomorrow, when he comes you will have nothing. So he person plans this and the plot this within the hearts and they don't realize that Allah subhanho wa Taala through that burning down of that business, Allah subhanho wa Taala had planned for this man to have an empire. Allah subhanho wa Taala planned that his business would grow such that he would be human in own the entire block perhaps. So we should never plot and plan against someone look at
the brothers of Yusuf alayhi salatu salam plotting and planning it will call Julio Mustafa who have
no Ross ban. They said that when they plotted and plan and they said that use of and his brother are more close to our father yet we are strong in ban Allah, Allah removing, indeed our Father is in clear misguidance aku you kill Yusuf
kill Yusuf, we thought whoa
whoa, whoa, Abby come or throw him into a fire land and your father's face will be alone for you. Your father's pleasure will be alone for you Your father's attention will be alone for you. What happened as a result of this plotting and planning Allah subhanho wa Taala caused us vida Salatu was set up to become the king.
So our plots and our plans and our ways in which we think that we can deceive Allah subhanho wa Taala is well aware of this and perhaps he is planning something good for the person whom we are planning, detriment and downfall for. So, he is an Latif. He is the one who gives and delivers his bounties in a manner that a person does not even perceive that he is going to receive those bounties
Allah subhanho wa Taala says perhaps you hate something, you despise something you look at it as something bad, it is good for you. So no matter the circumstance in our lives right now, let us understand that Allah subhanho wa Taala he wants the best for us and he wants to deliver it to us. But a believer understands that sometimes you will be able to see how this is good. And sometimes he will not be able to see how this is good for him. But he gives his heart up to Allah subhanho wa Taala and says, Whatever you
have planned to me, Oh Allah, I have accepted because I know it is all good for me. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala with his glorious names and with his most exalted qualities to grant us this understanding and to grant us the ability to call out to Him, I mean, or sallallahu wasallam or Baraka Island, Amina Mohammed. He was a big money