Parables of the Quran – Parable #18 – The One Who Prays to False Gods
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Suraj Allah subhanho wa Taala
gives us a parable
concerning those who worship others besides
shikun who worship Paul's God
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Loss of Hannah huhtala says here to rock, verse number 14,
all in upon Him alone is there.
A law belongs to Tao, or law, that we're here means
law who died with
meaning that a lot of loan deserves for us to make.
A lot of loan deserves a Do I have
one lady in the room I mean do they lie is the G Boone Allah ambition.
But those idols that they make do have, that they call upon beside him subhanho wa Taala they can never respond to them in any way.
Meaning, emotionally cool, to call upon their idols
and their false gods, those false gods that they are making to our to
the can never,
never gives them what they are asking them.
And then Allah compares this some.
And this is the parable.
Allah gives us a comparison of
the state of these Muslim schools and them calling upon false god. What is their example? Allah says elagabalus up to fail he he leaves the Louvre who will be back.
It is just like someone who stretches out their hands, water
you can ever do so.
It will never have
enough Ebola in the halls, the two eyes of the bar are only in vain. They are going to win
there is no point of their do it.
And so here Allah subhanho wa Taala
compares the moose deikun and they're calling upon their idols and their false gods Allah hears it to a person who
stretches out his hands
on the edge of a deep well
pointing with his hands down to the water
and asked for it to
and so imagine someone who
is wandering around in the desert and he's thirsty.
it's well it has water.
he stretches out his hand
into the well
that just by me doing this
the water will somehow reach me.
quench my thirst.
Imagine such a person
will that ever happen? Will the water suddenly come up to him
and reach his molten drinker just like that is that
answers all these, you know, why Allah says, Well now, who will be that
it will not reach him, the water will never reach him in this case.
And what is?
What is the comparison that allow me? Why Why does what specifically mentioned water in this example of this, you know, person who comes to the well stretches out his water, why water,
water is an inanimate
it is likely
water is an inanimate object,
it cannot see it not here.
So, all of his efforts are wasted, and he doesn't achieve any
these idols that he has carved out of stone,
or any mushrik, who calls upon others besides a lot.
He's calling upon things
So, that is a comparison. That is why Allah mentions water as an example.
Because just like water,
these idols are lifeless,
they cannot hear, they cannot see
And so, these push the moon, they think, just like that person who goes to the well, thinking that, you know, just by me stretching out my hand, the water is going to come, these mushroom pool, they think the same way. They think
that these idols are hearing them, that these false gods
hearing us, and they will give us what we call and what we asked them for.
So they live illusion,
they live in such a delusion.
Just like the the man who goes to the well.
Allah says, Well, now who will be bound up, the water will never reach his mouth. Likewise,
he's mostly Kuhn, there do eyes that they make will never be answered,
will never be at all of their dramas are going to wait.
Just like that man. All of these efforts are going to wait.
That's why a lot of clues that I have by saying, Do I Irina Illa Have you been on the two of the four there
is going to waste
it is in vain.
It is of no use.
So the point here is
that the idols don't deserve to be worshipped.
The point that was had what Allah wants to get across here to the minds of these Muslim Kuhn
he's false god.
They don't deserve to be worshipped. Why?
Because it can never been
nor ever respond to what's the point?
They'll never be able to give you what what you're asking them for the Why do you insist on calling upon
this team, this line of argumentation, which is very logical, also heard who uses it wrote
this is only one example wrote the Quran was
also on these machines
trying to talk sense into them
that these false gods that you worship eyes a lot
and never give you what what you were asked.
And in one example of lots of Hernan, who Italia mentions Ibrahim, Alexandra
and Ibrahim Alayhi Salam
based off against his father and his people who were idol worshippers as well.
And Allah subhanho wa Taala that says in order to shoot,
what do I remember Ibrahim relate to them the story of the news of Ibrahim is oily Abby, he woke up
He thought Abu, when Ibrahim said, his father and his people, what is it that you worship?
Meaning these false gods
what their story? Why do you worship them? What do you worship?
They said, are Luna Buddha?
Or synanon snan
wallula Hakeem, we worship.
They replied, We worship idols, we are fully devoted to our idol.
Then what brought him on?
Call a hell yes meruna come his bedroom.
Abraham Madison said to them,
and they hear you, when you call them, when you make dua to them, and they hear you
Oh, and so who knows, rule or in the benefit you or harm you.
Because anyone who
worship anything, whether it be acid worshipping false gods or a believer, or Muslim worshipping Allah,
we human beings always ask for one of two things.
Either we're asking for benefit,
we want some kind of benefit, we want help.
Or something we want to gain something of benefit, either in this dunya or in the assets or we are seeking from harm.
We want protection from harm, either in this dunya or in that.
We are always between these. That's why Ibrahim Ali's, what did he say? hellions una como yo, do they benefit you? Or do they harm you?
There's obviously no.
What did they say?
To you? The nature of
the coupon? Were stubborn upon their way. When the truth comes to them clear like the daily.
Such a simple, common sense.
logical argument, Ibrahim.
Because they didn't have an app for him. They know the answer is no. They know that these idols cannot hear them. They know that these idols cannot benefit them or harm them. What did they say? all
They said, No. But we found our forefathers doing.
The only reason why we are still doing
because this is how we found our predecessor,
This is what they pass on to this to us
why we're doing it no other reason.
So most of the time when people reject
most of the time, the reason why they're stubborn on their fault,
is because this is the way they were brought up.
And so today, it may not be you know, justifying their disbelief with the same argument. This is what we found our forefathers upon. But they'll say, this is what we have our ID upon.
And so today we human beings have advanced.
And we have found, you know, ways to live in this world are based upon ideologies like liberalism, secularism, humanism, feminism, and,
you know, these are ways that
we don't want to leave. We don't want to we don't want to leave our ways.
The way of our society, we don't want to abandon
truth is clear
front of their eyes, the truth of Allah alone deserves to be worshipped.
And a lot alone,
deserving to legislate laws for us human being. This truth is so clear from their eyes, do they want to remain stubborn upon upon their way?
And so we learned several lessons from this parable that Allah gives us here.
The first of these lessons is
the danger of a ship.
The danger of what is the danger of ship.
There are many dangers of ship. But among the dangers of ship is that the most
that his prayers are benefiting him, or
protecting him from harm?
The reality is, like, as I mentioned here, just like as you're in this
in this example of, you know, a thirsty person
brushing his hands over the water saying, or thinking that, you know, this water is going to reach him.
So the danger of this is that this is a delusion that we live in thinking that,
you know, what you're doing is right,
thinking that they're being they're benefiting themselves. But the reality is, they're leading themselves to their own destruction, to their own luck,
Bernal fire, to the punch,
just like this thirsty person, he's struggling, though his hands to the water, he's thirsty, he's in the desert, he's thinking that this water is going to come to him, if he remains in this state.
If he remains like this,
diluted in this way, if he remains like this, what's gonna happen to him, he's gonna die of thirst. Likewise, the mushrik if he does not change his ways, if he remains worshipping these false gods and these idols, until he dies,
then he's leading himself.
The second lesson that we learn from this parable is that there is only one way of having our do I say,
there is only one way of having our needs fulfilled.
Every single human being in this world, we have needs, we have things that we want, whether it be in this life or the neck.
that is why people worship, worship,
to have their do eyes, but there is only one way to have our drives.
That is by choosing
by choosing the correct method, that will help us achieve that.
Which is return? Who
return to? And how are you?
A lot and among the names of a lot is and how you will hide ever living?
the independent, the one who does not need any
one who does not the one who is ever living?
He is ever living, unlike these idols that are lifeless, and at the same time,
the one who is dependent on anyone, whereas these false gods, they are dependent.
They are dependent on those who created them, and those who maintain them.
Otherwise, someone can come and destroy them.
These false gods they cannot even protect themselves.
That is what Ibrahim addiscombe wanted to prove to his people. When he went he destroyed the idol.
He can't even defend themselves.
Why do you still work?
And so, the only way of do is in our prayers and our supplications answered only way is by choosing the correct path.
And the only correct method is by turning and you everliving will never die. School of Life can be who can hear.
you one who is neatly independent. Who does not need his
gives, while not being any
the third lesson that we learned from this
that the two hours of the kuffaar are never,
That's why Allah says at the end of the ayah wanna do I will tell you that he loves you Fiona
and the supplications Do I have for
the only way for them to have their desires answered is if they call upon a lot alone with
if they call upon a lot alone sincerely without, without falling upon partner, and I will answer them
and the evidence for that
even if they remain upon them,
even if they remain
they don't accept Islam to Allah would answer there do have evidence for that. But what causes
that when the kuffaar they go out to see
the same machine record when they go to see and they travel their ship and suddenly form thumbs and they fear That's it, we're gonna die, we're gonna drown.
What do they do? Suddenly, they turn to
the internet. I mean, how do you know?
The church law sincerely in the old life, you want to save us from this catastrophe.
And we will be grateful, meaning we will worship you alone.
either homeo buena.
Allah tells us then when Allah sees them,
and they returned to land,
safe and sound, once again,
meaning they go back. What is it? That What does answer do I have?
If they call upon Allah Allah.
important point to mention here is that if a lot does adapted to half of the bar, by giving them what works, if they call upon law, is clearly
without partners without associating and partners with him, then we see that such an acceptance of their doula is not
an acceptance of honor. It's not because Allah is honoring them.
We shouldn't be diluted interesting.
That, you know, why is Allah honoring such people by answering the door, and sometimes we Muslims, we may ask a lot of things and what does that give us? We think, why would a lot honor Kufa? There's a lot answers or do I mean, so why is honoring special person? Do we say that this acceptance of the a DA is not one of honor, but rather as a scholar say it is one of his Diderot
is the Raj it means a lot is giving them
allow them to be carried away in their misguide.
It's not that I was honoring them. But what is giving them? Can you allow them to continue under false hood in their, their their destructive path, and eventually they're headed for the hellfire. And so the fact that a lot of answers that you have the kuffaar does not imply that he loves them? Or that he supports them or that he honors them.
it is so that
the purpose of it is the Allies letting them theory the week they're misguided. This is the meaning of is drawn a woman she's in the Quran.
Allah mentions in the Quran and listed Raj and also the term
in LA when I'm Lila home, when necessary to home.
The meaning of these terms is that a lot allows them he wants to basically allow them to get carried away in their misguidance.
And, you know, give them good things in this life. I mean, somebody may be a lot of people they wonder why isn't that before or more well off dystonia.
They are much more well off than this. Then the believers while Muslims are suffering. The reason is, because he's sitting there good for them. He's giving them good things in this dunya so that they are saved of it and that
they will be deprived of it.
They will have their temporary enjoining dystonia and that's all that
as for the good of the Ashkelon.
So, this is the correct way of sending
a wasp hunter who to Allah
accepting the do out of the
analog of this. And with that we come to the end
of this session, we ask Allah subhanahu wa taala. To practice beneficial knowledge we ask Allah, Allah to Allah, to make us to be of the feed, not only in knowledge but also in action.
So Allah wa salam ala nabina Muhammad, while early he was a dream, Poland rally, Russia to LA he Baraka