Prophetic Parables #32 – The Messenger (ﷺ) and Those who Follow Him
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We continue with our prophetic parables. The various parables that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam presented to us found in various, a hadith.
And tonight we have two parables found in the Solon.
The fourth one
and the first of these parables is
how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions
the parable of himself and his.
And he mentions how this parable was given to him by two angels. And so this hadith is narrated by
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In this Hadeeth, Jabir ibn Abdullah roseola, who he says that one day, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came out to us. And he said, I saw in a dream, as if gibreel was at my head, and Mika, he was at my feet,
one of them set to the other, present a parable for him.
So the other one, he said, Listen, so that your ears may hear,
pay attention, so that your heart may understand
the parable of you and your owner is like the example of a king who takes a piece of land, then he constructs a house on it, then he places a table spread in it, then he sends a messenger to call the people to come and eat from it.
Among them are those who answered the call of the messenger. And among them are those who abandon it. They don't respond to the call of the messenger.
And then he said, so a lot is the King. And the land is Islam. And the house is Jenna. And you Oh, Mohammed, or the messenger.
So whoever responds to you, he enters Islam, and whoever enters Islam, he enters Jenna. And whoever enters gender, he will eat whatever is in it.
And so this hadith is narrated by Timothy and the early scholars of Hadith, the early detune. they differed over its authenticity. But the later scholars of howdy they came and they analyze the various chains and narrations concerning this hadith and they graded it as being authentic. And so this is a Sahih Hadith.
And so in this Hadith,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he comes out to his companions and mentions how he saw a dream
and the prophets
Along How do you sell them would often do this. This is not the only example of how he would share his dreams with the companions.
And the reason he would do this is because
his dreams would always have lessons in there.
his dreams would always have things to teach the companions about something.
the dreams of the prophets and messengers of Allah subhanho wa Taala are real.
They are true and they are real.
And they are revelation they are away from Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Unlike the rest of us, our dreams are not real.
And so many times what we may see in our dreams, they could be from shaitan.
But the dreams of the prophets and messengers, they are real and they are
one of the ways in which Allah communicates with the prophets. So just like Allah reveals his message to them while they are awake and in full consciousness, a lot also reveals to them while they are asleep.
And the evidence for that from the Quran
is the story of Ibrahim alayhis salam, when he went to his son is married. And he said to him in the overall film anatomy, and the film's automata Torah.
He went to Israel and he said, Oh is married my son. Look, I saw in my dream, that I am slaughtering you. So tell me what you think. And so, Ibrahim Alayhi Salam was basically sending a message to his son that look, this is a command from Allah, because our dreams are revelation from Allah. So tell me what do you think? And so it's Marielle alayhi salam, he understood right away that this is a last command that Ibrahim any Assam should do this.
And so he said, I'm ready. And so that is evidence for the fact that the dreams of the prophets and messengers of Allah,
they are real, they are true. And whatever they see His revelation from Allah subhanho wa Taala.
In this Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam comes out to the companions and tells them how he saw two of Allah's most favorite angels. And they are gibreel and Mika L.
And so jabril is
the greatest of Allah angels, and his job. His task is to bring the revelation
from Allah to the prophets and the messengers. As for Mika, l, his job, his task is to bring to bring rain, to bring rain down from the sky. And so these two angels are from among the best of all the angels of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us that in his dream, he saw these two angels, one standing at his head, the other standing at his feet, and they were talking to each other. So one of them, it's not mentioned which one, one of them said to the other.
present to him a parable, meaning give him
this example, meaning give Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, give him this parable. So the other one,
he started by saying,
pay close attention. And here now, the angel is conversing with the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. So he, he's telling him pay attention to this beautiful parable that I'm about to give to you.
he gives this parable to him. And this parable is basically supposed to highlight the role of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as a was a messenger.
also those who accept what he brought,
those who accept what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam right?
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us that the angel,
he mentioned this parable to him, he says that your example Mohammed, and your Ummah
are like that.
of a king.
A king who chooses a place to build his palace.
His place of residence, this is where I'm going to live. So he chooses the place. And then
he builds his palace on this land.
Then after the construction is completed,
and he's ready to move into this palace of his,
he decides to have a huge feast.
And so once the food is ready, the table spread is spread out with all the food on it.
He sends a messenger to go and invite people to come
to come and partake in this feast.
And so the messenger goes, and he tells them that look, the king is inviting you guys to, to dinner
in his in his house in his palace.
But not everyone accepts the invitation.
And so some among the people accept it and they come and they enjoy that feeds.
decide not to accept the invitation.
And then the angel explained to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, what this parable means and how it applies to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his own. So he said, a lot is the king and the land, where he built his palace. This is Islam and the house, the palace that he built. This is Jenna.
And you own Hamad, or Damascus messenger, that messenger who the king sent to call and invite the people.
So whoever responds to you enters Islam.
And whoever enters into Islam that he has entered into Jenna, and whoever enters into Jenna, then he will eat whatever is in it.
Just like those who accept the invitation of the messenger of the king, they come into the palace and, you know, they they eventually eat, what was prepared for them.
In another narration of this, Heidi, it mentioned that whoever refuses that invitation, they will be punished. Whoever refuses the invitation they will be punished.
And so Allah subhanahu wa tada
decided to create us
to live in this dunya as a test
to see who will answer his call
and who will not.
What is Allah calling us to? Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned in Surah, Kunis one La Jolla do Ella daddy salami. Well, yeah, de Manya shabu Eros wirathu.
And Allah calls everyone to data Salah, the home of peace, meaning Jenna
and Allah guides whomever He wills to the straight path. And so what a lot is calling all of humanity to his two gentlemen.
This is what Ally's inviting us to.
And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us to answer the call of the messenger.
Because the messenger this is what he is inviting the people to.
And so he is inviting them to gender.
And he's also inviting them to that will with that which will give us life that which will give our hearts life
because our hearts are dead, unless we fill them with the life of a man.
the messenger is calling us to the eternal life. And that is the life of Allah. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned the sorbitol and fall. Yeah, a young lady in a man who said gee boo lilla him while you're Rasulullah Isla De
Lima, you hate
or you believe answer respond to a lot and His Messenger
when he calls you to that which will give you light.
And so what we see here is that the call of Allah subhanahu wa tada
that he sent with the messenger
With the messenger is nothing but the call to eternal life in the accurate in general.
And so us answering the call and accepting that invitation is, in reality, it's for our own good.
And we are the winners.
We are the one, we are the ones who are benefiting from responding to the call and accepting the invitation. Just like
just like those who answered the call
of the messenger to the Kings feast, they benefited in the end of the day.
They filled their bellies and they they enjoyed their meal.
As for the losers, they are the ones who missed out.
They are those who did not bother to accept the invitation.
Not that they did not receive any invitation,
because that would be a different story.
But rather, they received the invitation and they turned it down.
And that is why that is why Allah subhanahu wa tada is not unjust, when He will punish people in the act.
the message had reached them
and they refuse to accept it.
The invitation was sent to them through the messenger
and through the Quran, Allah sent.
But the people they turned down the invitation of Allah
after having received it, so now they are deserving of the punishment.
As opposed to if Allah did not send any message,
if the message had not reached the people, if
the message had not reached them, then in this case, Allah subhanho wa Taala will never punish them.
Allah subhanahu Allah never punishes anyone.
He does not punish anyone, except after the message has reached out.
And this is the problem. This is the promise of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This will allow mentioned
that he does not punish a nation until a messenger has come to it.
So once the messenger has come and conveyed the message of a lot,
and they refuse now they deserve the punishment, but before that they don't deserve punishment.
those who miss out in the Acura
those who miss out in the era, of the blessings of gender, and so on and so forth,
they will miss out as a result of their own choice to turn down a last call and allows the invitation and as such, they deserve nothing but
the punishment of Allah and they don't deserve. They don't deserve
any of the blessings of gender
in the asset or they don't deserve
anything of the blessings of gender. Why? Because they turned down the invitation of Allah subhanahu wa Tada. So now why will Allah give it to them?
As for those who deserve gender,
they are those who willingly accepted the invitation when it came to them,
even though even though it required a lot of hardship,
a lot of sacrifice.
But since they accepted it, and
went through what they went through of hardship and sacrifice,
all because they accepted that invitation.
now they have become the chosen ones
have become honored.
And this will be in the afternoon. These people will be the honored ones among all of mankind.
Just like those who ate
at the Kings feast,
the king, he considered them to be my chosen ones, those who aren't going to honor
and so this is as always
Have them accepting the invitation. And so this hadith shows us and this parable shows us the example of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and his own
as being like the messenger who calls the people
and those who accept the invitation they are the owner of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And so among the lessons that we learn from this hadith is, first of all,
as we mentioned, the dreams of the prophets and the messengers, they are real.
And so the dreams that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to have, and that he would narrate, to the companions, they were all real life events for him. So Allahu, Allahu Allah.
And so whatever he told us, is all true.
And it is all revelation from Allah, whether he received it while being awake and fully conscious, or while he was what what appears to us as if he's sleeping.
And that's because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
that my eyes sleep, but my heart does not sleep.
My eyes may sleep, meaning that physically, I may seem as if I'm sleeping, and my body is getting rest. But my heart never sleeps. And this is a special characteristic of the prophets and the messengers of Allah. Unlike the rest of us, when we sleep,
our entire body and soul,
our entire body is has gone to sleep and we lose consciousness.
Whereas the prophets and the messengers, their hearts would be awake.
And so whatever dreams they had, they were real.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned this,
when he mentioned
the story of the Israel Mirage,
when he was taken up to the heavens, on that night, he mentioned how he was sleeping. And the angels came to him, and they took him.
And so he knew that they had come and taken him.
And this was while he was asleep.
And he told us everything that he saw on that night
in precise detail,
in precise detail.
And so, the dreams of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam are all real life events for him. The second lesson that we learned from this hadith is that whatever Allah subhanahu wa taala calls us to,
it is good and it is for our own benefit, even if
we may not like or even if we cannot see the benefit in it.
And so, this means, whatever Allah has legislated, whether it be
rules, commands, prohibitions, or whether it be whatever Allah has decreed for us.
It is for our own good, whether we see it or we don't see it,
whether we can see the benefit in it or not.
And so, this is part of a laws,
So among the attributes of Allah is that he is all knowledgeable.
He is the most whines.
What that means
is that Allah will never do something, except that there is a wisdom in he will not decree anything, except that there is a wisdom in it, he will not legislate anything for us, except that there is a wisdom in it, a benefit in it for us, whether we can see it or not.
The third point is that whoever responds to the messenger,
he will attain the promise of Allah.
And the promise of Allah
is that whoever obeys him, he will enter him into agenda.
And so this is the case even if
even if we fall short
respond to the messenger, he will attain the promise of a law meaning agenda.
Even if he may or may, he may fall short.
Even if he lags behind,
eventually he will make it into gender. The evidence is in this Hadith, when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
he explained, you know the house, he explained the land is Islam, the house is Jenna. And then he said, Whoever enters Islam, he has entered paradise.
Whoever enters into Islam has entered into gender.
And so whoever becomes a Muslim, he is bound to go to jail.
No matter what sins He may commit,
no matter how great his sins maybe, even if he has to enter into the Hellfire to be punished for his appearance, eventually he'll be taken out, and he'll be admitted into gender. Why? Because a lot does not break his promise.
Whoever believes has a man, whoever has valid a man
and he does not commit any *. He is a person of tawheed. And he met the promise of Allah is to enter him into gentlemen.
On the other hand, whoever refuses
the invitation of Allah
that was sent in the hands of the messenger, then he will never attain the promise of a law
No matter what,
no matter how pious he may have been,
no matter how righteous he may have been,
no matter what good deeds he may have done, if he does not accept the invitation to Islam, and he does not enter into Islam, no matter who he is, no matter what he did.
He will never attain the promise of a lot of Jelena, why, because he turned down the invitation.
And so, no caffeine, no mushrik can ever enter agenda, no matter who he is, no matter what he may have done.
Finally, among the lessons that we learn from this hadith is that gender
is a place that will have physical pleasures
for its inhabitants,
that we will enjoy with our souls and our bodies.
And the evidence for that is in this Hadith,
whoever enters into Islam has entered into gender and whoever enters into gender he will eat of what is in it.
And so Jenna has food, it has drinks. It has
bodily pleasures that have been mentioned in so many different verses of the Quran and Heidi.
All of that prove that, in general, we will enjoy physical pleasures.
Unlike those who claim that
gender is a place where we will not have any bodily pleasures and it is only a spiritual state that we will be in and so on and so forth. This is what some deviant sects claim about