Ibrahim Hindy – Value of Trust

Ibrahim Hindy
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the confusion surrounding the Prophet sallahu Alayshi wa Shara's actions and the " post- facts era" where the facts do not matter. They emphasize the importance of honesty and responsibility, protecting one's privacy, and fulfilling interests to achieve success in life. The importance of honesty and fulfilling interests is emphasized, and the need for everyone to uphold their privacy and uphold their beliefs is emphasized. The speaker also discusses the importance of protecting one's privacy and character when speaking, especially in times of extreme privacy and privacy concerns.
AI: Transcript ©
00:00:00 --> 00:00:27

hamdulillah in the middle when it's turning over he wants to feel when are with a villa he tired I mean sure em fusina woman See ya Tia Melina ennovata alania Hello fella mobile Allah. Woman boo fella howdy Allah. Allah, Allah. Allah. Allah lashley color. Why shadow? Mohammed Abdullah he was solo or solo la hora de la alameen

00:00:28 --> 00:01:20

Mini in Omaha Janice Sadie keen or Jetta Nevada Marin and our Allahu Allahu wa Shara de su Sulu, Warfighter, hubby. He is in an army and then unsummon wapo luban wolffer for long madiha euromod jazzi tend to be in Mattoon What are sulan under what he what he said it was for the llama was it what baddeck it what Allah Allah He was happy, where I led me he ministered Navy so nothing worked. The thought of who lie to me, Dean. And that All praise is due to Allah alone. And when we seek aid and assistance into him we churn both in repentance and for forgiveness. Truly humorless pine Woods Island guides, none can mislead. And Hume allow leaves to go astray there is none who can guide and

00:01:20 --> 00:02:10

I bear witness that there is nothing worthy of worship, save a lot alone. And then Mohammed Salah Allahu alayhi wa sallam is both his slave and His Messenger. Indeed, Allah subhanaw taala has placed between his mercy, and between us many different ways and means for us to attain the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And some of those means, and some of those ways to attain the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala are obligatory, and some of them are voluntary. Some of them we need and some of them without them, we are lost, and we are far away from the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And amongst the greatest of these obligatory actions, and the characteristics that a loss of high notes,

00:02:10 --> 00:02:14

Allah instructs us, and orders us and commands us to attain

00:02:15 --> 00:02:58

amongst the characteristics that bring to our heart true devotion, and the man and faith in Allah subhanho wa Taala is our sense of honesty, and our sense of fulfilling the interests and the responsibilities that we have been entrusted with. And many of us genuinely believe that we have this characteristic, we genuinely think that we are the people who attempt will have attained this characteristic, we think of ourselves as honest people, we think of ourselves as responsible people, we think of ourselves as those who can be entrusted with responsibilities, and that we will fulfill the responsibilities that we have been entrusted with.

00:02:59 --> 00:03:48

But the reality is that most of us have degraded the meaning of honesty, we've degraded the meaning of responsibility. We've degraded it to the point that it means nothing in our eyes, except that if you're asked a question, you answer it honestly. Or it means that you don't steal something from a person's pockets, that this is what we have reduced the idea of honesty, the idea of trust and sincerity and this obligation in our eyes. So we see ourselves as being honest, we see ourselves as being responsible, but the reality is we've just changed the definition of honesty and responsibility to fit our current actions. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam consistently

00:03:48 --> 00:04:30

expanded the idea of responsibility. And a lot of religion in the Quran consistently expanded the idea of entrustment and responsibility and honesty, and to the point that a man came to the Prophet sallallahu I mean, he was sending them and he said, Fine, mssr he said, When will the hour be? When will the final hour be? And the Prophet Sall Allahu Allah, He will send them remain silent and did not respond to the point that the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, they began to speak to each other wondering whether the Prophet heard the question or not wondering whether the Prophet heard what this man was asking him, or he hadn't heard it at all. And the Prophet sallallahu

00:04:30 --> 00:05:00

alayhi wa sallam remain silent for an extended period of time, until finally he spoke, and he said it Abuja and Nana from Tama decide, he said when entrustment is lost when the idea of responsibility is lost, when the idea of honesty is lost than a week the hour then waits for the final hour to occur. And it says no, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has drawn a connection between the establishment

00:05:00 --> 00:05:41

of the heavens in the earth, between the establishment of this world between the establishment of this reality that we live in, and between the idea of entrustment and responsibility and honesty between one another, as if the value of the entire heavens and the earth is built upon the idea of honesty, it's built upon the idea of entrustment between the people and it's as if the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is seen that if there is no honesty between the people, if there is no trust between the people, then this world should not exist, that if there is no trust between the people, then a loss of high notes either will no longer remain patient with the creation will no

00:05:41 --> 00:06:29

longer remain forbearing and tolerant with them and will instead establish the final hour upon the people. And so while so many of us have degraded and belittled and narrowed the idea of honesty, the idea of trust between one another to a simple act of answering questions accurately, or not stealing from a person's wallet, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam paints the picture of an entire universe being dependent on our ability to trust one another and to fulfill our obligations to each other. And we're living right now in a society that is constantly pushing the envelope in terms of narrowing this idea of honesty, narrowing the idea of being truthful, narrowing the idea of being

00:06:29 --> 00:07:13

responsible of having interest payments upon one another, to the point that now you even have reporters and journalists and and you know, and and academic academic say that we have now entered what they call a post fact era, that we are now living in a time where the facts do not matter anymore, where the truth does not matter anymore, that all that matters is spin. All that matters is how you can show something to be true, even if it's false. When a person accosted one of the politician saying you are telling people that crime is uncontrollable. Even though the statistics and the facts prove that crime is decreasing. The person said it doesn't matter what the facts are.

00:07:14 --> 00:07:58

All that matters is what people feel, meaning All that matters is how they can twist the information. So they talk literally and openly about this era. Now today being an error of post facts, the facts don't matter. The truth doesn't matter. All that matters is how well you can twist the information and the profits of the law whoever you send them tells us in Abuja to Amana from totally sad that when honesty is lost than weak for the hour, then wait for the final hour and a loss of Hannah Horta, Ireland says to us speaking to us about the opposite of this beautiful characteristic of honor of honesty and trustworthiness. And he says in the end yeah you and levena

00:07:58 --> 00:08:43

I'm and that's a hula what will assume what's a Hulu and then at an article one from Tana moon, he said, oh you who believe, do not betray a law and betray his messenger, nor betray all of your interests. mints went on Talia moon while you are of knowledge, do not betray a law and do not betray the Messenger of Allah. This is not an issue of simply returning the things that you have borrowed. This is not an issue of simply not stealing or shoplifting. This is not an issue of these, these minor of these minor things that we have deduced this idea of honesty towards being but rather a lot is telling us Do not betray God, do not betray a lot and do not betray the Messenger of Allah

00:08:43 --> 00:09:23

meaning that we have obligations and responsibilities that go back to Allah subhanaw taala and his messengers, that when we fail them, and when we fail these responsibilities, we are in fact betraying not our friends, not our family, not our neighbors, not our co workers. But we are in essence, betraying a law and betraying the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and then Allah subhana wa tada says, Well, that's a whole new article that do not betray all of your interests. And he speaks in the plural form, in order to allow us to understand that the responsibilities and the interest moments that we have, as human beings are tremendous and massive

00:09:23 --> 00:09:59

in this world, and Ulises, inordinate amount of time smls to an autumn, that we offered, the amount that we offered all of these interest payments to the heavens and the earth for me, not all of them rejected the responsibility of carrying these interest payments. Inside but rather it was mankind that that accepted it. It was mankind that assume this responsibility, and of course by assuming this responsibility, if we are to uphold it, we are those who will be close to a lot better than the angels in genda. But if we are foolish and ignorance what cannon is

00:10:00 --> 00:10:44

Santo Jamuna ins indeed man has been extremely ignorant. If we are ignorant to the interests that we have been given, then indeed we'll be of those who are ungrateful to a lot and cast into the hellfire. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the light Moodle calm and to Natty Illa Nia, that Indeed, Allah is instructing you, and ordering you to render the trusts to all those who deserve it. And again, he speaks in plural, he actually had to all of those who deserve the interest payments to all those that we are responsible to. Why am I mentioning this? I'm trying to broaden our understanding to broaden our thoughts about what it means to be honest, that honesty is this grand

00:10:44 --> 00:11:03

idea that honesty is this grand characteristic that it is something that is great, and it's not limited to simply not to lying or not stealing out of a person's pockets, but it's greater and grander than that. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said photoelectron hums will do more in a Juma

00:11:04 --> 00:11:46

Nana Kapha to Lima Bina Houma at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the five daily prayers or the Juma until the Juma or returning our interests. It is an expiation to all of the sins that occurred between them, it's wipes clean your sins, when you engage with a loss of how nota Ida and are devoted to Allah subhanho wa Taala in these types of worship and this type of fulfilling of our entrustment and the Prophet sallallahu Allah you send them also said it menos de sitter mean and forsaken admin Lacombe Jenna he said guarantee for me six from yourselves, and I will guarantee for you paradise and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, those two who either have just done

00:11:46 --> 00:12:19

well for either one or two. Why do tomentosum what Fufu jakim will do absorb, absorb will call for a deal that he said speak say the truth when you speak. And keep a promise when you make it. And when in trusted, fulfill your interest mints and protect your private parts and lower your gaze and guard your hands from harming other people. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions in the hadith of intercession that when the people are preparing to walk across the slot to walk across the path,

00:12:21 --> 00:12:40

after they have endured endless struggling and hardships on the Day of Judgment, and they're about to walk a path that if they succeed, they will enter into the mercy of a law and if they fail, they will fall into the depths of the hellfire. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said what sort of said and then I will run for too

00:12:41 --> 00:13:21

fast. Oh man, oh, Jim, Jim, Betsy. Swathi Me and shenana at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that on that moment, it will be sent to the person. And then as their interests, mints, their responsibilities, their honesty will be sent to them, and their protection of their family relationships, how they upheld their family relationships and their relationships with their mother and their father and their siblings. These will be sent to uphold them as they walk across the path to prevent them from falling into the hellfire. Meaning if the person did lacked in their honesty, they will fall to one side. And if they lacked in their family relations, and upholding good family

00:13:21 --> 00:13:59

relationships, they will fall to the other side. And if they upheld none of them, there will be nothing to help them and uphold them on that moment. And in that day. And so this shows us that this is not only our interest in to the people, but our interest to Allah subhanaw taala and to the Messenger of Allah. And I want to ask every one of you to take a moment today, if not to now to ask yourself and to reflect over all the responsibilities that you have, and how well you have tried to fulfill these obligations in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala to reflect over the things that a lot has entrusted you with and how much you've tried to fulfill the interests mints in the sight of

00:13:59 --> 00:14:40

Allah subhanaw taala to ask yourself that hasn't Allah azzawajal entrusted you with places of worship? Hasn't a lot entrusted you with the masjid? How well have you fulfilled the entrustment of the messages of praying in it as often as you can, if not all of the prayers if possible? Hasn't Allah azzawajal entrusted you with the idea of Sadat of the center of the connection between you and Allah and he gives you this beautiful gift called the sun app called the prayer where you can get closer to Allah where you can fulfill your connection between you and between Allah subhana wa tada how well have you upheld this responsibility? How well have you fulfilled this entrustment and this

00:14:40 --> 00:15:00

gift that Allah has given you and connected with Allah Subhana What's it up? And how well have you fulfilled your and trust moments when it comes to the poor? And have we abandoned the poor and the needy amongst us? And have we refused to help the poor and the needy, and has this not been a deception towards a lot towards them?

00:15:00 --> 00:15:36

messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and I'm not speaking about the poor and the needy necessarily in other countries, but in your own communities, and in your own cities, how well have you fulfilled this interest payments towards one another? And I will tell you go, brothers and sisters go to the food banks go see who is taking the food from the food, Beck's ghosty, who is going to the churches, and to the temple, the Sikh temples in this city of ours, and you will find the majority of them are Muslims, if not a sizable portion of them are Muslims. Where is our entrustment to our brothers and sisters who are poor and who are needy? Where is that

00:15:36 --> 00:16:11

responsibility? And how have we tried to fulfill it towards other people, and will like I will tell you, myself in this own city, I went to a church, and the men invited me to come for their soup kitchens. And I said, Why? And he told me because there are so many Muslims who come, you can sit with them and speak with them. This is in our own city, not and it remains until today. Many of these food banks how well have we fulfilled our interests and our responsibilities to the poor and the needy amongst us and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, they're human, they are not believers, the one who goes to sleep and they are full and their neighbor goes to sleep and they are

00:16:11 --> 00:16:36

hungry. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you 100 V and M and lead to hoonah la hora Sol, do not betray God and do not betray the Messenger of Allah. And these are just some of the examples. Think about all of the gifts that Allah has given you, and how well have we have we taken care of the entrustment of what Allah azza wa jal has entrusted us with? And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, If and when after that, at the sign of the hypocrites are three in the

00:16:38 --> 00:17:18

way that were the way that tahmina han that he should he speak he lies. And if he vows he breaks his promise. And if he is entrusted with something, he betrays the interest mints that he has been given with, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam increased and one of the narrations, and he said, woman can it's three hospital minimum candidates be hospital men, and the fact that whoever retains an attribute from these attributes that is in them is an attribute of hypocrisy. Whoever has all of these characteristics is falling into pure hypocrisy. But whoever has retained some of it, whoever has become someone who lies often, or someone who breaks his promise often, or someone who betrays

00:17:18 --> 00:17:58

his interests, often in his responsibilities often, then you have retained some of the characteristics of hypocrisy and the profits on the law. Why don't you send them said, Let Amanda Lehman net and then a teller that there is no faith, there is no amen to the one who does not have honesty does not have the ability of preserving their interests. And this means there's no way for your Eman to be complete your faith in a lot to be sincere and genuine and to be effective if the person has no honesty. And this is the reality, what is the benefits of a person praying and fasting and going for Hajj and Umrah if that person constantly lies or betrays their interests, they simply

00:17:58 --> 00:18:38

become an advertisement that is destroying religion and destroying the idea and the sacredness of getting closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala and improving your character and purifying your soul. And the Prophet said, what a dean Leeman now that that, that there is no religion to the one who does not have does not hold vows and does not have promises, and this is to help you understand how indispensable this characteristic is that we have no email or faith without our ability to uphold these interests. And this is why the prophets of Allah, why do you send them said, Amanda, in that in a minute, 10 minute, what a tough one Min hanoch that fulfill the interest payments to those who

00:18:38 --> 00:19:22

have entrusted you and do not betrayed those who have betrayed you and some of the scholars, and there is some difference in this issue. But some of the scholars, they said that if someone entrusts you with $1,000 on one day, and then he steals from you $1,000 or $500 on another date, it's not permissible for you to take the 500 from what he has entrusted you with. Some of the scholars made it impermissible completely. Why what a tough one man holla do not deceive those who have deceived you. Some of the scholars allowed it but they placed on it many conditions. And this is just to show you that this religion upholds and preserves and honors the idea of honesty and upholding the

00:19:22 --> 00:19:59

interests between one another and we can see this clearly in the life of the Prophet sallallahu it was sending him that when he was going to embark in the hedgerow between Mecca and Medina. We know the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam left his cousin out even to be a pilot in his bed, and he left and they came and they filled it in the bed. Why did he leave it? Why didn't he take it with him? Why did you leave him in the bed? He said to it and one of the narrations when I tell Bina had said to add the amenities I do not reach us not come and find us in Medina until you give back the interests because the people of Mecca knew the honesty of the Prophet sallallahu. Either you will

00:19:59 --> 00:19:59

send them and they will

00:20:00 --> 00:20:36

Would entrust their belongings and their wealth to the profits of the laquan. He will send them and some of them were the kuffaar, who hated him and plotted against him and even wanted to kill him. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wanted it to be there to give back the belongings to the people, because obviously the Prophet cannot give back the belongings before he leaves otherwise everyone will know he's leaving. So he had he stayed back to give back those belongings to the people who are interested the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said at the manor in a minute, 10 minutes what as a human hadik that to give the interests

00:20:36 --> 00:21:12

fulfill the interests to those who have entrusted you, and do not deceive those who have deceived you. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said about them and couldn't Uffizi, when it couldn't speak further, it cannot Fattah camino dunya there are four characteristics if they are in you, then nothing has passed through from this dunya meaning you have received all of the blessings of this world, you have received all of the beauty of this world you have received all of the grace and the mercy of a lot in this world. What are they? He said High School and Nana was simple. Howdy, husband, Holly, wife, veteran for trauma, he said that there are that you protect your interests,

00:21:13 --> 00:21:48

and that you are the truth of your speech, and the beauty of your character and the chastity of your desires that nothing from this dunya has passed you if the person is when is when they're entrusted to uphold their responsibilities and their interests. And when they speak, they're honest, that they have good characters with the people and that they are not people who are overwhelmed by their desires, that they have a certain amount of chastity in their desires. They're not going and seeking everything from the dunya with an appetite that is insatiable trying to get everything from the dunya No, there's a limit to how much of desire they have for this world. These are the people want

00:21:48 --> 00:21:50

all of the blessings in this dunya

00:21:52 --> 00:22:11

and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said and movement man me Nana ness, Ida and what he want him to see him at the believer is the one whom all of the people and trust them over there feel safe over them over their wealth and over their lives. Food will probably had those stuff on the stuff for a while you welcome Mr. foo in order for Ryan

00:22:23 --> 00:23:01

Miller will Hampton allow cinema rasulillah he will, he will be here woman wider. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, as we mentioned, I mean, men, Amina Amina who ness Allah and what he meant was him that the believer is the one whom the people feel safe over them, over with them over their wealth and over their souls. And so the believer is not in the Prophet sallallahu is and is not described him as the one who is constantly praying, or the one who's constantly fasting. And these things are deeply important. And I'm not trying to remove the importance of our acts of devotion in Nevada. But I'm saying that what is the purpose, and what is the value of the person's

00:23:01 --> 00:23:37

prayer, if they pray, and yet they betray others, and they harm them, and they kill them, and they steal from them. And this is not to belittle the actions of a bad guy. But this is rather, it's that we understand that those actions have impact that should be pushing us to understand our responsibilities to other people, and to enhance our characteristics, and to push us to have excellence in our character with others, and to protect the interests of others. And so ask yourself today, can the people trust you? Do your friends and your families and your neighbors? Do they feel like they can trust you over their wealth over their property? Do they feel that safety in trusting

00:23:37 --> 00:24:11

you over these things? Are they or are they afraid of you? Are the people afraid of giving you responsibility? Are they afraid of you deceiving them? Are they afraid of you backbiting and gossiping over them, because of the people are afraid of you in these issues? This is a sign for you to understand that you need to increase and your attributes of honesty and in your attribute of fulfilling your trust moments towards other and and a good test to evaluate yourself and to ask yourself is do you protect the interests of others when you are in a fight with them? Do you protect the honor in the name of others, even if you have a disagreement with them, even if you are upset

00:24:11 --> 00:24:46

with them for an issue or for one issue or another and this is something for you to understand, especially in these dire DS that our community is in was kind of low, you've seen incidents where our wife will call the police against her husband and claim her husband is into terrorism. And he's innocent of that just because she's upset with him. And these types of things have happened between business partners in our communities. And this is people who have no interest in towards one another. And this is completely betraying the idea and the religiosity and the purpose of the religiosity of this religion. And this is why we have to uphold this idea of Amana and will lie

00:24:46 --> 00:25:00

every time you uphold it and every time you adhere to it you will find the bedrock of it and this is why the Allah subhana wa tada tells us and shows us in the Quran, about Prophet Musa it has sent him when Prophet Musa sees the two women driving back

00:25:00 --> 00:25:26

With their sheep and with their shepherds, so he says, bought enough of the book no matter what is your issue, what is your the situation they are in on a call, it's a dynasty hut as well when he came here, they said that we cannot water our sheep until the shepherds leave. And our fathers and old man he cannot come and do this for us. So Musa alayhis salam is in a moment where he is hungry, and he is thirsty. And he is interested now.

00:25:27 --> 00:26:02

He is entrusted with the beauty of these women and so he bores his gaze, and he's entrusted with this with the flock of these women. So he takes the sheep he could have stolen them and slaughter them and eaten them. He could have taken them and milk them and drunk from them, but rather he takes them and he takes them to the water allows them to drink from the water then gives them back to the to the woman and then Allah subhana wa tada said for so called Allahumma Matala interval, that he allowed them to drink. Then he turned back to the shade meaning he turned back in hunger. I saw to send them and then he said football or be in neelima and sent em and he didn't leave. And he said,

00:26:02 --> 00:26:40

Oh my Lord, I am to whatever you give me from good, I am whatever good you send down upon me in complete poverty and complete desperation over law. And so Allah subhanaw taala because because of this, he sends the women back to their fathers, and they describe the characteristic of the honesty of Musa honey and cinnamon. So they come back and they say our father wants to speak to you. And because of this, he marries a righteous wife. And because of this, he's allowed to work with her under a righteous man for 10 years. And Allah Subhana Allah blesses him and provides for him. And we know the beautiful story of Bob when he was walking between the homes that night with his slit with

00:26:40 --> 00:26:54

his servant s&m. And he heard a woman and her daughter arguing about mixing water into their milk. And our mother hears the mother telling her LTV, he will match that mix it with the water for now, your Akiyama when

00:26:55 --> 00:27:26

neither Homer can see you, nor the color or the proclaimer of Omar can see you. And the woman said, the doctor says to her mother in law, Your Honor, or focus your honor of Dharma, he said, If Omar cannot see us, but indeed the lord of armour can see us so Omar tells his servants mark an X on this house, because they were at night and he didn't want to lose which house this was. And he returns back the next day. He tells the servant find out about these people. He says, it's the mother and the daughter. So Alma gathers his sons, all of them and he says, well, law he

00:27:27 --> 00:27:30

will lie, you know, can't no contract and soup. And

00:27:31 --> 00:28:11

Rajan was a widow who went to Canada, Rakuten, inessa mess up a couple mikuma Delia, he said, Why, by Eliza, do any of you need a wife because by Allah if I had any desire towards women, not a single one of you would have beaten me towards her. I mean, I would have married her immediately because of her interest in her and her value in her characteristic of honesty, and he married her to his son Austin, and Austin in that girl had a daughter named Lila and Lila gave birth to abdulazeez Well, like every time you uphold honesty, Allah azza wa jal is going to bless you like he blessed Moosa, and like he blessed the son of Bob rhodiola while I'm in the lahoma Luna nebia you are living in an

00:28:11 --> 00:28:12

alley, he was an image snob

Share Page

Related Episodes