Channel: Kamil Ahmad
Series: Kamil Ahmad – Prophetic Parables
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Last week we
a Hadeeth a very long Hadees.
contains several parables mentioned by the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam.
And we covered two of those parables. And tonight we will cover the remaining two of these parables. And with that we will have completed this series, the prophetic parables.
These parables that we have been going through that have been given by our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And so first of all, we will
mentioned the Hadith once again, the Hadith. Basically,
this hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam basically
narrates to us
that Allah subhanho wa Taala had commanded
yahia le Salam in Zakaria with five commandments
to abide by and to basically teach than he is right he
and so he gathered them all in vital noctus in Jerusalem, and the masjid became filled.
And he told them that Allah subhanahu wa tada has commanded me with five commandments to abide by and to command you to abide by.
And then he mentioned
each of these five commandments. And so the first was concerning the toe heed of Allah and not associating partners with Allah. And he mentioned a parable
with respect to that. The second commandment was with respect to a Salah.
But with that one, he did not mention any parable. And the third commandment was with respect to fasting. And he mentioned a parable with respect to that.
So last week, we went through those two parables, the parable concerning the mushrik The one who associates partners with a law and the parable concerning fasting and the first thing person
and so today we move on to the remaining two commandments.
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And so he said,
he said, and Allah commands you to give in sadhaka, to give him charity.
And the parable of that is a man who is captured by his enemies.
And so they tie his hands to his neck.
And then they send him forward, they prepare him to have his neck chopped off. And so he says, Let me rent some myself from you with whatever little and whatever much I may have. And so he ransoms himself from them.
He ransoms himself from them.
And we mentioned last week that this hadith is mentioned in children a tirmidhi and is graded as being authentic
by many of the scholars of Hadith.
And so, in this parable, we have
In this parable that we have
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions
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concerning sadhaka and its importance. And so sadaqa is something that was to happen who to hire has encouraged throughout the Quran as being something that will not be of any benefit to Allah, but rather the beneficiaries, those who benefit from the soccer as well as the giver of the sadhaka.
And so, the benefits returned to us, whatever we give the benefits returned to us.
And so, among the benefits
of giving them sadhaka is that through it, we have our wealth purified,
helping it to grow, helping our wealth to flourish. And so, it is a source of Baraka.
And so, our wealth does not decrease as a result of giving, but rather increases.
the rewards are great.
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Also, giving inside the car is a protection from the hellfire.
And finally, among the benefits of giving and sadhaka is what has been mentioned here. That basically
it is a means of warding off all kinds of evil and calamities.
All kinds of evil and calamities and also the punishment of Allah Subhana. What's
even okay him, he says commenting
on this parable.
He says this is also among those things whose evidence is in its existence. Meaning the evidence for this is the fact that it happens. You're given sadhaka. And all kinds of trials and tests are awarded off from you.
He says, For sadaqa has an amazing effect in warding off all kinds of calamities, even if it was from a wicked person
or an oppressor or even a cafe.
Allah Ward's off from a person through it through solder cup, all kinds of calamities. And this is something that is known among people, the elite, as well as a common folk, all of the people of the earth acknowledge it. Why? Because they have tried it, because they have tried it. And so it's one of those things that
experience tells us that it works, giving in South Africa
and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in Hadith
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that doing good to others.
And from that is Sadako prevent all kinds of misfortunate endings.
And then he said concealed sadhaka concealed the hidden Sadako that we give, it extinguishes the anger of the Lord of Allah subhana wa Tada. and maintaining ties of kinship, increases in one's lifespan.
And so giving in sadhaka, it Ward's off all kinds of calamities, all kinds of misfortunes.
As for the parable that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned in this Hadith, when he said that the parable of this of giving a sadhaka is a man that is captured by his enemies.
an enemy combatant,
what are they going to do to him?
They're going to either kill him
or keep him as a prisoner of war
or allow him to ransom himself.
And so they decided that they're going to kill him.
They decide that they're going to kill him.
And so he says, Let me rent some myself.
know pay for my freedom.
with whatever I can give,
and so he does that and so they let him go.
And so, in the same way, our sadaqa that we give,
which we give sincerely for the sake of Allah subhana wa tada is a way of ransoming ourselves of freeing ourselves from the punishment of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And that's because
necessitate that we be punished.
We have so many sins
that make us to deserve the punishment of Allah subhana wa Tada.
And so when we give in sadaqa
and we give it with a sincere intention.
It is a way of being saved from that punishment of Allah subhana wa Tada. And this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, in a famous Hadith when he was addressing the women
and so he said
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you as being the majority of the dwellers of the hellfire.
And so, it was as if the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was encouraging them to give inside the car.
And mentioning the benefit of it that whatever you give,
is going to help you to be saved from the Hellfire because of your sins.
Our sins are leading us to the hellfire.
And giving sadaqa is one of the means of protecting ourselves from that punishment of Allah.
And in another Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says,
In this hadith recorded by
a body and Muslim, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, there will be none among you, except that Allah subhanho wa Taala will talk to him directly meaning on the Day of Judgment, without there being an interpreter, between them and Allah.
And so the slave, he will look to his right, and he will see nothing but his deeds that he had sent forward. And he will look to his left, and he will see nothing but his deeds that he had sent forward. And then he will look in front of him and see nothing but the hellfire.
And then the Prophet sallallahu wasallam said,
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Save yourselves from the Hellfire, even if it be with half of a date.
Meaning give in sadhaka even if it be something so small as half of a date, why, because even that will,
will benefit us,
in warding off the punishment of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And so basically, what this parable teaches us is the power of sadhaka,
in warding off all kinds of evil and calamities, whether it is in this dunya or in the
and so among the lessons that we can learn from this Hadeeth
is, firstly, that sadaqa is one of the most beneficial acts one of the most beneficial deeds
for a person in this life, as well as in the ashira.
Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us
contouring the accuracy, and the benefit of giving and sadhaka.
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Duck, and so that I can be one of the righteous. The scholars say, Why did he mentioned specifically sadhaka, even though he could have mentioned so many other good deeds, you know, imagine if one of us had the opportunity
to do something right before death. Or imagine this wish being granted to a person where the Angel of Death comes to take our soul? And we say, yeah, Rob, give me just a short while.
Just delay for a little bit. So I can go and do something.
do a good deed, what would we probably do?
We will probably pray, we would probably, we will do some kind of great deed that we see as being great.
But how many of us would think about sadhaka, the scholar say the reason why sadaqa was mentioned specifically is because at this point, the person has seen that he has that he's left this world.
And he is now in the stage of the barossa.
Where he can now see the effects of sadhaka. He can now see the effects of sadhaka. And so he sees the great effect of some kind of sort of color here given
he sees it. And so he says, Yeah, Rob, let me go back to the dunya so that I could give insurance.
Among the benefits of among the lessons that we learned from this parable is
that one of the benefits so we mentioned there are many benefits of soccer, but one of them is that it saves us from all kinds of evils from all kinds of calamities, and as we said, whether that is in the dunya or in the
in the asilo It saves us from the Hellfire as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned
as we're in this dunya than the same thing.
It Ward's off all kinds of misfortunes, calamities, tribulations that Allah subhanho wa Taala sends to us
whether they have befallen us, and so we want to, you know, remove them, or
they are decreed for us, and
we want to avoid them. We want to avoid
in this dunya there are two things that every single human being not just every single Muslim, but every single human being wishes for
a benefit, something that he chases after
something that he wants.
And something that he is running away from something that he fears, something that he doesn't want.
And that's why throughout the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala
tells us that both are from Allah.
Whatever good befalls us it is from Allah. Whatever evil befalls us. It is also from Allah. And so we should turn to Allah subhana wa tada and ask him for both.
We should ask him for all good. And we should ask him to protect ourselves to protect us from all evil that we see as being evil.
Finally, among among the lessons that we learned from this,
that the reason why sadaqa is so special
in warding off evil in warding off calamities, and also the punishment of Allah
is because it comes out from a good heart
and that's the difference between a generous person and a stingy person.
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of the fact that we are naturally
attracted we are naturally attached
to our wealth.
And so when we give it up for sincerely for Allah subhanho wa Taala
Allah subhanho wa Taala rewards us because we gave up something for his sake.
Not only that, but as we said,
It proves that a person has
a good heart.
And so he is not selfish.
But rather he cares for others. When people are in need, he gives
And the rule of Allah subhanho wa Taala is
the rule of a lot in this dunya for all, all of us is that Allah subhanho wa Taala treats us like we treat others.
Allah subhanho wa Taala treats us
how we treat others, the evidence. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says,
Whoever relieves from unbeliever
one of the hardships of this dunya Allah will relieve from him one of the hardships of the Day of Judgment.
makes it easy for the one who is in depth by helping him to pay off his debt, then Allah will make it easy for him in the dunya and in the era
and whoever conceals the mistakes the faults of Muslim, Allah will conceal his faults in this dunya and in
and then he said, a lie helps his sleeve as long as the slave is helping
his brother. Well, Allahu fionnula, Madame labdoo ahi.
And so how we are with others is how apostle Helen who will be with us.
And so if we are stingy and greedy, and not giving
and not being generous, and that is how Allah subhanahu wa tada will treat us in the dunya and
he will extend anything to us and that includes His mercy.
But if we are generous and we are giving and we are caring, then Allah subhanho wa Taala will be generous to us and caring with us.