Lessons from the Seerah #16 – Opposing the Dawah Pt 5
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Over the last several weeks we've been covering
from the spirit of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
the reaction of Quraysh and
their methods of opposition to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the tactics they used to oppose his Dawa and to try to stop the spread of Islam.
And so, we looked at various tactics they used
falsely accusing him,
to mocking him, ridiculing him
to ideological warfare,
to bargaining and negotiating
to try and to allure him tempt him with the desires of the dunya.
demanding, demanding certain things. And so, you know, putting forth challenging demands to him.
And that's what we covered last week. And tonight, we're going to look at
some of the remaining tactics that Qureshi used, so that we can move on, so that we can move on to
other parts of the Zerah in the second stage of the data.
And so Quraysh tried to everything with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam specifically,
he was the messenger. He's the one who was bringing forth the message of Islam.
So he was their target.
after trying everything,
they finally resorted to physically harming him.
this shows us their enmity and their hostility towards the Prophet salAllahu alayhi wasallam where
they did not suffice with words
verbal abuse, but rather,
they also would physically harm him and attempt to harm him.
is he Muslim?
Double hooray. Aurora Johan narrates
the Abuja Hill
came to some of the leaders of Quraysh who are sitting next to the cab
and he told him
are you going to allow
Mohammed to rub his face in the dirt
while you guys are watching?
So what he meant is, you know, this way that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would pray and making sujood.
So he said,
If I see him doing that,
I'm going to trample over his neck, and I will rub his face in the dirt.
And so, in the narration, it mentions
that he approached the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam while He was praying near the Kaaba,
and he planned to fulfill his trip.
So he walked up to him.
And Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was in sujood.
And so, as he approached him suddenly
they saw a Bucha Hill, falling back
and waving his hands in the air.
Like someone who is trying to prevent danger that is about to befall him.
Like someone who's trying to avoid some kind of danger that's in front of him.
they went to him and they asked them, what happened.
And so Abuja Hill said, What do you mean? What happened? Didn't you see?
So they said, No.
All we saw was you falling on your back and waving your hands.
And so at Bucha Hill said to them, that there was a trench in front of them.
And there was fire and there was terror.
rasool Allah, He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, those were the angels.
Those were the angels. If
he had come any closer to me, they would have torn him into pieces.
They would have torn him into pieces.
So this is an example of how they tried to physically harm the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasalam.
in Sahih, Al Bukhari
Ottawa, gibbons Zubayr narrates that he asked Abdullah bin armor for the long run.
He asked him about the worst thing that the most raccoon did to the tourists or Allahu sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And so he said
and Abdullah bin Hammer was one of the early companions who embraced Islam early on.
He said I saw your cupboard ibn Abi Maria, you
were uncovered. Even Abby Marie, it was one of the
one of the seniors of Croatian, he was
one of the enemies of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Abdullah bin Hamad says I saw a rock but even Abby Maria one day come to Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when he was praying next to the cab,
and he grabbed his clothes and started to wrap them around the neck of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam trying to choke him.
So Abu Bakr Radi Allahu wa and saw what was happening. And he stepped in and he pushed off my back. And he said, Do you want to kill a man?
Just because he says, My Lord is Allah
and He has come to you with proofs from your Lord
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will probably come.
This was actually the saying that is mentioned in the Quran
have the movement from Alpha round.
So the half year
the believer from the family of Iran said this
about Musa Alia Sena. So Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Allah repeated his words and said, Do you want to kill a man just because he says, My Lord is Allah and He has come to you with proofs from your Lord.
So this is yet another example of how they physically harmed the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam
another incident narrated by Abdullah even Mr. Rude
or the alleged man in Bukhari and Muslim
is that rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was praying next to the cab.
And Abuja Hill came to the leaders of Qureshi who were also gathered and we're sitting around the cab
and there are so happened to be
The leftovers of a camel that was slaughtered the day before.
It happened to be nearby.
So Abuja Hill, he said to them, so in Seoul has slaughtered a camel
who will go and pick up
the guts the intestines
of the camel
and dump it on Mohammed while he prays.
So the narration mentions that Ash called comb
the most evil
of those who were present.
And he happened to be a rock that even Abby Maria
The same individual who tried to choke the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He said I will do it.
And so he took on the challenge. And he went and he grabbed the insides of the camel the intestines and he came and he waited until Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam got into the position of scheduled
and then when he did, he dumped it on his shoulders and on his back.
kurush they saw what was happening, they all started to laugh, and they fell over one another laughing
while Rasul Allah, He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam continued with his sujood as if nothing happened.
Even Mr. Rudolph Viola, who is the narrator of the Hadith, he says, I was watching
and had I had the power I would have gone and removed it from his back. But even Mr. Rudra Radi Allahu Anhu was one of the
one of the weaker companions who didn't have that much power or support.
some of the companions they sent for falter model, the Allahu anha, who was a small girl at that time.
And so she came and she picked up all the dirt from her father's back.
And then she turned towards coloration started to curse that
was hula Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam completed his salah. He made a dua publicly,
against courage in front of them.
Because in the end of the day, he was a human being.
And he doesn't have
the physical power to defend himself at this stage.
When the Muslims are weak,
but he did have the power of dua.
And this is a weapon that many of us
you know, we are negligent of
when we are weak, and we are outnumbered and out powered.
And we see the atrocities that are being committed against Muslims around the world.
And we think what can we do, and we have no power, we do at least have the greatest weapon and that is the weapon of dua. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, Oh Allah,
punish Abuja hell.
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Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made dua against seven people.
But these were only how many names six names.
These were only six names Abuja Hill, road Tibet in Robbia.
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talk about even Adonai
the narrator of the Hadith was
Abdullah bin Massoud, the one you're reading this incident.
He said he forgot who the servant was.
And then he says at the end of the Hadith
I had seen with my own eyes,
each of these men
each one of them, killed in a battle a better
each and every single one of them.
They were killed in the Battle of better. And so that was a loss of Hernan, who went to answering the dua of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And so these are only a few examples
of how Quraysh would physically harm the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or attempt to harm him.
There are other examples as well.
And so we had Abu Lahab
and his wife,
who would also not only verbally but also physically harmed the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so,
the wife of Abu Lahab is mentioned in Surah admitted
One or two who have mallet will help
that his wife, the wife of Abu Lahab
is the one who's going to be carrying firewood. Meaning in the Hellfire
Fiji they had a loom method in her neck
A twisted rope.
And so it is said that the reason why she will have this punishment is because she would throw thorns in the part of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where he would walk.
So these are examples of how they would attempt to physically harm the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And so among the lessons that we learned from this tactic, and this method of Quraysh
is, number one.
Those who go through the most
those who have it the roughest,
or the MBR, the prophets and the messengers of Allah.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked,
Who are those who are tested and tried the most?
And so he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
and then those nearest to them those most like them
in their Eman
in their, you know, closeness to Allah.
And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said a man is tried according to his Deen.
If he is firm in his Deen, then his trials,
is going to be even more severe.
And if he is weak and frail in his Deen, then he has tried according to the strength of his deen and then he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, the servant shall continue to be tried and tested by Allah until he is left walking upon the earth without any sings.
So what we learned from this hadith
is that the prophets of Allah are those who have it the roughest.
And the reason for that
is because of how close they are to Allah, no other reason. So someone may think,
if they are the closest to Allah, then shouldn't they have it the least?
Because the wisdom behind and the reason why Allah subhanahu Attallah makes them and anyone else
to go through such trials and tests is
to purify them
and to test them as we will see, to test them to see who is true in his Eman and who is not. When these tests they start coming.
Are you going to remain strong and continue or are you going to give up?
And so because the prophets and the messengers were the closest to Allah, Allah made them go through the most.
The second lesson that we learned is
what was the wisdom behind Allah subhanho wa Taala making the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam go through physical harm.
We have seen everything else that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam went through
verbal abuse, character assassination,
They tried so much with him.
shouldn't physical abuse be something that Allah protected him from?
The answer is that Elijah did promise
to protect the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
from being killed.
Allah did protect the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam from that.
So his enemies, they could do whatever they want, but they would never be able to assess any.
As for physical harm,
then the wisdom behind that could be
this was the Sunnah of Allah.
That victory and empowerment only comes After much trial and sacrifice.
Victory and empowerment only comes after after trial and sacrifice.
If the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam did not go through all of this then
then why should he deserve,
victory in the end of the day.
It is a Sunnah of Allah. That victory only comes through struggle, and through sacrifice. Also, it could be that Allah subhanho wa Taala wanted him to taste
some of that which his companions were going through, which is what we're going to be looking at next.
The Sahaba will be Allahu Anhu they went through a lot.
A lot more physical harm than the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
So Allah subhanahu wa taala wanted him, perhaps Allah subhanahu wa Jalla wanted him to taste what they were going through as well. And Allah knows best. Finally,
how did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
he would be physically harmed in this way.
We saw examples of that.
Now there are some people who
they don't mind being hurt, they don't mind being insulted
or humiliated by others.
The aren't sensitive at all.
And it's not really a good trait to have.
A Muslim is one who
he doesn't let himself to be humiliated and disgraced. But rather he holds his head up high.
The prophets of Allah
they held they held a huge status and they had dignity and respect among their people.
So we cannot say that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was was not sensitive.
And he allowed himself to be humiliated in this way, you know, rather,
although he would get hurt. And
you know, it was painful to him, what was happening to him?
He did not let it to get in the way of his Dawa.
And so he chose to ignore
because this was a tactic used by kurush like other tactics, to try to distract him from his mission to make him stop
to make him get sidetracked
and so he would not allow that to happen. And so he will not respond, he will not fight back. Instead, he would go on with his mission of giving Dawa and this was all being instructed to him by Allah subhanahu ADAD
as we can see in so many different areas in the Quran.
And so for example, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, was to be Rihanna, Jaco Luna
what a jewel Rohan Hedren, Jamila
be patient Oh Mohamed with what they say.
Let them say whatever they want to say.
It's painful, it hurts. Let them say what they want to say. Be patient and
keep away from them avoiding them in a good way.
They come in your face.
abuse you verbally, physically.
Turn the other way. Avoid them.
Allah subhanahu Adalja says what's better Alana was better one hour sober. Ruka illa biLlah.
Be patient or profit for your patients is only
with Allah's help.
Well that has an ally him and do not grieve over these people.
What I took with you but you can be my own Quran nor be distressed about what the plot and what they conspire.
The point is Allah subhanahu wa Tada is giving him that Tobia
remain focused, your mission is to give the hell
and don't let these tactics to sidetrack you, and to distract you from that mission.
We move on to the next tactic
that was used by Koresh. And this is one of the most severe
and it is the last one that we will cover.
And it was
of the companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And so in the early days
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was accused, he was humiliated. He was ridiculed, he was insulted. He was physically harmed. But
he was not persecuted.
He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was not tortured.
Yes, there was physical harm as we saw.
But those were isolated cases.
As for persecution and torture, this is something that he did not go through. And again, this was from Allah's protection for His Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so Allah had protected Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam through
his uncle Abu polyp, through his uncle Abu Talib, he was
he was his main support, as we mentioned previously,
in fact, Ibn cathedra he mentioned that these incidents where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was harmed physically the examples that we mentioned, were all after, or most of them were after the death of Abu Talib.
But while he was alive, he was his main defense
because of his status, the status of Abu Talib among Quraysh
in his promise to support and defend the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
However, it was the followers of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who were persecuted
But these persecutions used to hurt Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Because he cared for his companions.
Now, the persecution of Quran
did not only target
the weak and the less powerful among the companions,
like the slaves, and the servants only.
And this is what many people they think
that it was only the less powerful who were tortured and persecuted.
Yes, they were the ones who were the most brutally tortured.
And they are the ones whose stories that we hear the most.
But the reality is that almost all the early Muslims
tasted some form of
physical torture, or persecution, even those
who are not
powerless, even those who had some kind of status in Mecca, and came from strong families, like Quraysh.
And so among them was Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Allah, and
even he endured
And so once he was standing and giving out by the cabinet,
they jumped on him, and they beat him until they thought he had almost died.
Among them was also us, man, even our son,
Radi Allahu Allah, who belong to Ben omega. He was from kurush.
And so it is mentioned that his uncle would take him and wrap him in a carpet and then jump over him.
And then there was also a Zubayr habenula
Also from kurush. His uncle would hang him in a carpet
and burn fire under
and he would tell him to leave Islam
and he would say no, I'm gonna
We're gonna leave Islam.
As for those
whose persecution was the most they were,
they were from the less powerful.
They were either slaves and servants, who had embraced Islam,
whose masters remained upon Cofer, and didn't and did not want them to embrace Islam.
Or they were not from Mecca.
They happen to be from outside of Mecca. And so they did not have that tribal backing, that family support.
And so among those who is tortured the most is, as we all know, Billa rhodiola, who had
in fact, he was the strongest of the companions in the face of that persecution.
And so the more they would persecute him, the stronger he would become,
you know, imagine that the more they would torture him, the stronger he would show resistance,
when it's supposed to be the opposite. Because that is the whole point of the persecution.
You know, their whole purpose of doing this was
to make the Muslims abandon their deen
and to make these Muslims an example for others who are considering accepting Islam, that look, if you accept Islam, then this is what's going to happen to you.
So with Bilal, Robbie Allahu Han,
he was opposite.
The more they were torturing him, the stronger he would become. And so he was later on, asked, why was it that
when you're when you were tortured, you would say 100 100 You know, they're telling you to disbelieve in Allah. And you're saying, Allah is One.
You're being tortured.
And it's painful.
And they're telling you to disbelieve in Allah.
But you're responding back and seeing a hadn't had a lot is one. So Billa Rhodiola who and he said, Because I found out that when I would say Allah is One, it would make them even more angry.
This statement would anger them the most. So this is why I would say I hadn't heard
because he was happy to see that they were being enraged.
He was happy to see that they were being enraged. He didn't care about his own suffering and his own pain.
Even Mr. Rude Abdullah bin Masaru Dora the Allahu narrates
that the first people to decrypt to declare Islam publicly were seven
rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
Amar and his mother Sumaiya
Bilal and Myka that
in then he said with respect to the messenger of Allah, Allah had protected him through his uncle Abu Talib.
With respect to Abu Bakr, Allah protected him through his people.
As for the rest, the machinery cooling sees them and made them to wear coats of iron
and threw them in the desert, exposed to the intense heat of the sun.
And then he said there was none of them who did not do what they wanted them to do, except for me that
he said there was none among those Muslims who were being tortured. Who was told to say something
except that they will say it under the persecution under the torture, he said except for Billa.
He did not care what happened to him for the sake of Allah and His people did not care what happened to him. Then they gave him to the children who took him around in the streets of Makkah. While he was saying a handle
then there was
the family of
yes Euro the Allahu Han were tortured at the hands of Abuja Hill.
Yes here was not from
he was from outside America.
And he happened to be living
In Mecca and residing in Mecca
when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam openly started to preach Islam and so he was one of those who embraced Islam along with his wife. So my era The Allahu anha.
So there was yes here,
and his wife, Sophia,
and their son,
their son, who,
who is their son, Ahmad.
And they had other children as well who had embraced Islam.
it is narrated that Abuja would
make the family of Yasser for the long run, meaning
him his wife and his children would embrace Islam to walk over hot coals.
And they would make them that he would make them steak
out in the sun at the hottest time.
And so it is mentioned that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would pass by them
and he would see their suffering. And he would say to them, Saba, run early acid, to enamelware EDA curmudgeon
Be patient, or family of Yassir, for indeed, your appointment is Jana.
remain patient, don't give up
even if you're killed
and murdered for this, because
eventually I will meet you in general.
And so that's exactly what happened eventually.
Both Yassir and Sumaiya
they were killed at the hands of Abuja head.
And so it's an it's mentioned in one narration that Abuja Hill through a spear
in the private area of Somalia, killing her instantly. As for Yasser he was killed under torture.
And so this is why it is mentioned that so my era The Allahu anha was the first martyr in Islam.
She was the first one to die
for the sake of Allah subhanahu Attallah.
Now, all of this
was a mental and physical torture for their son, Amara, the Allahu
Ahmad was young.
And so, not only was he being tortured, so he's, you know, enduring physical,
physical torture, but on top of that, seeing both of his parents being tortured in this way and being killed eventually.
And so, Amara, the Allahu Han,
under the torture, he buckled under this pressure.
And he ended up speaking words of cover, because that is what
that is what his torturers were telling him to do.
So, he cursed Muhammad salallahu alayhi wa sallam for for them, because that's what they wanted. And they wanted him to praise their idols. So he did so.
So later on,
when he recovered from his pain,
he went to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
full of grief. He was sad at what he did.
And so, he narrated to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam what happened?
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked him, How was your heart?
You know, was your heart content with iman?
Or is what you said based on what was in your heart?
And so he said My heart was content with email. It was it didn't have any cover.
So it was with respect to him that Allah subhanahu Attallah revealed min kufr are bIllahi min Badie Imani, il M and o Korea are called boo hoo motorman. In Bill Eman welcome came in shadow hobble Kufri saw the run. Valley him with a double mean Allahu Allah Ahmed Abu Dhabi.
Allah says whoever disbelieves in Allah after their Eman
except those who are forced while their hearts are affirm with Eman
Allah says, However, those who embrace Kufa wholeheartedly, then for them
Allah has condemned them and will make them to suffer a tremendous punishment. So basically those who say kufr with their hearts as well.
And so the exception that Allah need is those who may say a word of Cofer
or do an act of cover,
but because they are forced to do it,
they will not face any punishment.
And so, this is because Allah subhanahu Attallah does not overburden a person more than he can bear.
La you can leave Allahu nevsun
Allah does not bear a burden on us more than what we can bear.
So, there are certain circumstances when certain things which are otherwise haram become permissible. In cases of necessity,
in cases of necessity, out of necessity, we are permitted to do things which are
So this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told Amar
he said to him, in Urdu for heard,
he said, If they torture you like that again,
then you do the same thing that you already did.
If they torture you again, and you can't bear the pain, say it, say those words of cover while your heart is at peace with email.
So there are so many stories of
the Sahaba on the Allahu Anhu
enduring all kinds of persecution and torture, in those early days of Islam, in Mecca,
and all of that the objective behind it was to weaken the Muslims
to make them to apostate and leave their deen
and to stop the spread of Islam. There are so many stories and we cannot mention all of them. The point here is to simply highlight that this was one of the tactics and the methods used by Kurdish to oppose the power of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so,
among the lessons that we learned from this tactic, is first of all,
what was the wisdom behind Allah subhanho wa taala, making the companions to go through this difficulty?
This unbearable torture
The wisdom was that was O'Hara who would Allah firstly was testing them.
Allah subhanahu Allah says it has he been nursing in utero aku
and Yaku M and now our homeland afternoon?
Do the people think that they will be left alone? To simply say we believe in Allah, and then they will not be tested?
Do you think that it's that easy?
it's not that easy.
If it was that easy, then everyone would embrace Islam.
And then there will be no meaning behind the test that Allah subhanho wa Taala created us for in this dunya
why then would some people get Jannah and others won't. There has to be some kind of test.
Just like if you want to see
who will succeed and who won't you have to give the students a test.
Who is going to pass the test and who's going to fail the test. And then even among those who are going to pass not all of them are equal.
Some are going to pass with the highest mark, others are barely going to pass.
There has there have to be
there has to be a standard by which you test them and you evaluate them and then you reward them with grades. Likewise, Allah subhanahu wa Tada created us to test us
and He will reward us. Those who pass the test they will be more rewarded. But not all those who pass will pass on
at the same level
so that's why we have different ranks in general.
And we have different ranks of the believers, those who are close to Allah, those who are not that close to Allah
so Allah subhanho wa Taala says it has evenness and use Roku and Yahoo am in our formula afternoon.
Do the people think that they will be left to simply say we believe in a lot and then they will not be tested? Well are called the fraternal lady Raman kabhi li him. Fella Holloman Allah Who Larina sada Kuwa laminal Caribbean qldb. Allah says, and we indeed, tested those who came before them.
Every prophet that Allah sent, they had followers, and Allah tested them too.
This was not the first time Allah is reminding the companions. This is not the first time what you guys are going through is what?
The followers of the prophets before you went through
fillet alamin Allahu Allah, you know, so the koala Hanuman Academy. So Allah wants to see who are those who are truthful in their, in their claim to Iman?
And who are the liars? It's a test Allah wants to see who is truthful in their Eman and who's fake.
So this is why Allah subhanahu wa taala meet them go through such difficulties and such hardships. Also,
if the companions had an easy
how would they have managed
The huge responsibilities
of spreading the deen of Islam.
And so there has to be this kind of tarbiyah from the beginning
to prepare them for the great task that lies ahead.
After they make Hijra to Medina to establish a state and then to fight against their enemies.
And then after that, to spread the deen of Allah, they wouldn't have been able to do any of that unless they went through hardship in the beginning.
The second lesson that we learned is
that the Sahaba or the Allahu Anhu reached the status that they did because of their firm resolve.
into why is it that they are the best community to ever walk the face of the earth?
The best human beings to walk the face of the earth are the NBA the prophets and messengers,
after the prophets and the messengers,
the best human beings to ever walk the face of the earth. Were the Sahaba of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam how is it that they attained that status? And so even in the worst of circumstances, they did not cave in.
They remained firm.
They remain strong in the face of such persecution.
That's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, how you rollcall Rooney currently, that the best of generations is my generation than those who follow them than those who come after them.
So how is it that they attained the status?
This is one of the reasons
because in the face of such persecution and hardship, they do not cave in, they do not give up. They do not abandon Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. They didn't say if this is how difficult it's gonna be, then,
you know, I can't handle it.
I'm leaving. No,
they stood with him
in difficult times.
And so what we learned from this
is that if that was how the companions were
and they remain firm in such hardships, that how about us
when we are going through nothing compared to
what they went through. So why is it that some of us today,
you know, give up so easily?
The kinds of the kinds of tests that Allah is testing us with is
is nothing compared to the kinds of tests that they faced. And so, they are an example for the rest of the
that whatever you are going through
is nothing compared to what they went through if they remained strong and firm
what excuse do you have for not remaining strong and firm?
Finally, how did Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam react to
the suffering of his companions that he witnessed in front of his own eyes. And that would be a cause of grief for him Sal, Allahu Allah, us Allah.
hubub YBNL are the Allahu Allah
who was one of the companions who also went through a lot.
He was one of the youth, one of the young ones and he was also one of the powerless he was not from the, you know, the powerful families and tribes in fact, he was one of the slaves.
he mentions that he went to Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
y o rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was sitting at the cabin, leaning his back towards the cabin.
He walked up to him and he said, yah rasool Allah,
Allah to Allah.
Ella, Thompson, Lana,
all Messenger of Allah, will you not make dua for us?
Will you not ask Allah to give us victory?
That's all he said.
But what did his statement imply?
And why is it that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam reacted the way he did?
That's all he said.
What this statement implies
is that we're going through
You know, we can't handle it anymore.
ask Allah to make it easy for us to ease the pain
to end all of this
and how bad they are not throw the other one.
Look at what he went through.
lead her on in the days of Omar Abdullah, who,
when Omar was the Khalifa.
He was sitting with some of the old companions who were some of the first Muslims. He was sitting among them. And he asked each one of them to share their experiences in Makkah,
you know, what is it that you went through in those early days of Islam?
So each one of them would tell would share their stories. When the term came for hubbub probably longer and to speak.
He didn't see anything.
All he did was he lifted his shirt
and he exposed his back.
Omar Abram Hapa, radula one.
He said, I have never seen anything like this.
And so hubub Radi Allahu Allah, He says
that when I was in Mecca
Quraysh would bring rocks
and burn them over fire
until they turned red. And then they would lay these rocks
the desert, on the on the hot sand.
And then they will take me and throw me on top of these rocks.
And so what are Omotola who had seen were deep holes in his back?
Kebabs says so these rocks would burn through my flesh, and I would hear the burning of my flesh, and I could even smell some of the burning
and so, hubbub, rot robiola one.
He had something to complain about, to rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But now what was the reaction
of rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He could have raised his hand and started to make dua.
After all, he is
a Raouf Rahim. He is the Most Compassionate.
Believe me, Nina
are often Rahim
that towards the believers, He is compassionate
and kind. You think he doesn't care about their suffering? Of course he does, and it grieved him a lot.
But look at the response of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
He was leaning against the kava, he sat up straight, and his face turned red. And this would only happen when he would become angry.
And then he said,
there would be a believer
among those who came before you.
Among the past nations, there would be a believer who would be taken
his flesh would be combed with iron combs.
And that and it would separate his flesh and his nerves from his bones.
But it would never cause him to abandon his dean.
And they would bring one of them
and place or saw a top of their head,
splitting them and cutting them into two.
And that would also not cause them to abandon and give up their Deen. Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, In the name of Allah, Allah will give victory to this Deen.
Allah will give victory to the dean until a traveler will go from Sadat all the way to hell remote,
fearing none but Allah subhanahu wa taala.
And so what can we learn from this hadith?
First of all,
the reaction of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in this way to kebab even Right? Was not because he didn't care about what they were going through, was not because
he couldn't make dua. But because he sensed that they were starting to give up.
He sensed that now, they're starting to lose their resolve. They're no longer standing firm.
what he wanted was,
for them to learn that it's not over yet.
It's not yet over, continue to remain firm and steadfast, continue to be patient, even though we are going through a lot do not give up.
ALLAH SubhanA, who had to Allah has laws.
Just like there are laws in nature,
in the universe around us,
just like there are laws for the various sciences.
there are laws of Allah with respect
to his Diem and with respect to victory, and empowerment.
And the law with respect to that is the only way to achieve it is through as we mentioned earlier, through hardship,
to sacrifice and so, we have to go through all the various stages, we can jump a stage and we can jump to the end until we have gone through the various stages that will lead to that victory. And so
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was telling them that look,
victory is coming.
But it requires for us to continue not to give up.
And so Rasulullah sallallahu annual Salam gave them gave him the example of what happened to the Muslims of the past nations.
He wanted his ummah
to be the best and
if the people be
For more patient
than he wanted his owner to be even more patient
and sort of pseudo law he sort of Oahu and he will sell them. He wanted his owner to be the best.
And his own no would be the best, the Companions would end up being the best.
And that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
wants to see us on the Day of Judgment as being the largest.
And he wants to be proud of us. And so he said, In one Hadith,
that, you know, he wants us to marry and multiply in numbers, so that he is proud of our numbers on the Day of Judgment when he sees us.
rasool Allah, He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said at the end of the Hadith
Allah subhanahu Attallah will complete this deen and grant victory to Islam. Until a travel traveler will travel from sunnah to help remote fearing number Allah
and fearing the wolf with respect to his herd of sheep.
How come rasool Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam living in Mecca
chose these two places.
he mentioned to places in Yemen that was not relevant to the Sahaba of the Allahu Anhu.
there's something interesting in this choice of his example that he gave, Yemen used to be
a very tribal society. And it still is, until today, very tribal. And in the time of Rasulullah, sallAllahu, alayhi wasallam. That whole area was covered by armed tribes,
rival tribes, who would always be fighting against one another.
And some of those tribes are even known among all the Arabs in Arabia to be bandits and, you know, to be corrupt and
you know, warriors.
And so when Islam would come to them, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said that the whole area would become peaceful.
But traveler controlled from Sundar to help the remote,
not fearing anyone, but Allah subhanho wa taala.
And what this teaches us is
that with Islam comes peace.
And without Islam, there will never be peace.
Once Islam comes, and rules, then there will be true peace. Until then, there will never be peace. And this is what history has taught us.
From that time until today, whenever Islam had the upper hand, there was always peace, and security.
If you ever went anywhere in the Muslim world, when Islam is no longer ruling, that is when we see bloodshed. And that is when we see what we see
in this day and age.
And so with that, we come to the end of this tactic that was used by curation of
In conclusion, there were other tactics and methods that were used by kurush.
But we're not going to really mention them because they're going to come.
And so for example,
they try to place an economic embargo on the Muslims.
And that will come later on.
Of how three years
there was this economic embargo on the Muslims, no one was allowed to trade with them.
Also, among their tactics that they used was
after the Muslims had migrated to Abyssinia, which is basically the next topic that we're going to talk about next week in sha Allah.
It was not enough will crush you know, even though the Muslims had left.
Quraysh sent a delegation to new Joshi and started putting pressure on him. Send the
his people back.
Also, among the tactics that they would use,
was that after they failed in their character assassination of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, they tried to assassinate the character.
And so they tried to assassinate the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And once again, this is something that will come later on
when we come to the Hydra to Medina,
and the story of how they tried to assassinate the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so
the attempts were made by Quraysh
to put out the light of Allah subhanahu, wa ala
they tried everything that they could,
but they failed.
They tried to assassinate him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but Allah would protect him.
And they tried all of these various methods and tactics, but each and every single one of them that we have looked at failed
and they did not achieve
And this is the promise of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada
to protect his deen
that not only do the enemies of Islam try to put over the light of Allah.
But that whenever they do so, Allah subhanho wa taala, only projectors late.
And so this is what we saw in the theater of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And this is what we see throughout our history and even in today's day and age,
that whenever the enemies of Islam come and try to put out the light of Allah
and stop the spread of Islam, Islam only become stronger.
And there are so many examples of that. And so let them do whatever they want.
None of their attempts will succeed.
And so this is basically what we will be mentioning.
Next week we'll move on to as I mentioned, the first Hydra
and that was to add habitat to Avicennia.
So we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to
grant us knowledge of his deen and to allow us to love his messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions Subhan Allah login will be Hambrick who Allah Allah Allah and justo Fuuka were to break also Lila Houma salam ala Nabina Muhammad Ali he was to be Ultramarine wa Salam o Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh