Channel: Kamil Ahmad
Series: Kamil Ahmad – Prophetic Parables
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We move on after that to the next parable.
And this parable is also in Bihari and Muslim agreed upon
where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in the hadith of Avi Moosa and Ashanti or the Allahu Allah.
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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, My example.
And the example of what I have been sent with, of this theme is that of a man who came to his people and said, All people
I have seen the enemy's army with my own eyes.
And I am the naked Warner.
So save yourselves.
So a group of his people obeyed Him, and fled at night, proceeding quietly, until they were safe.
While another group of them disbelieved in him, and stayed in their places, until the morning when the army came down on them, killing them, destroying them completely.
And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, so this is the example of the one who obeys me, and follows what I have brought, and the example of the ones who disobeyed me. And this believes in what I have brought of the truth.
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
to all of mankind as a warning
to warn them of a terrible punishment that awaits them.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This was the first thing that he said,
when he was commanded to convey the dour, openly in Makkah.
And so he called upon the leaders of Quraysh.
He told them together.
And after they had all gathered, he asked them that suppose I was to tell you that there is an enemy. There is an enemy planning on attacking you, right behind this valley, or this mountain, would you believe in?
So they said, Yes, of course. You have never known you to lie. Why wouldn't we believe in you?
So then he said,
when they answered in this way, he said, for
an interview, Lacombe nadie I'd been shady.
He said that I am therefore a warner to you have a terrible punishment that awaits you.
And then a Buddha had he was among the attendees. What did he say?
He said, Is this why you have gathered us today?
And he said,
You know, he curses the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And so as a result, a lot revealed suitor to lab
and said, how may the May the hands of Abu lahab perish, because that was a word. Those were the words used by Abu lahab against the Prophet sallallahu Salah.
And so the point is, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was sent
a warner to us.
That was his mission to warn
and this is one of his names so Allahu Allah will sell another
And throughout the Quran, Allah refers to him as that. Throughout the Quran, Allah commands him to say, I am nothing but a warner in NEMA and ennedi.
And so in this parable, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam compared
himself to this man
who has spotted the enemy.
And then he rushes back to his people to warn them of an imminent attack. In another narration of this hadith found in Muslim International, it mentions that
there's a group of people,
and they send out someone
to go and look out for the enemy.
And so he goes,
and he looks for the enemy. And then apparently the enemy is on its way. So he comes running back.
And he takes off his shirt.
And he leaves it from far warning his people that the enemy has come.
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam compares himself to this man
who has spotted the enemy. And he rushes back to his people warning them of this imminent attack.
And in order to convince his people
that he is telling the truth,
and that they should take it seriously. What does he do? He uses different things.
And so he takes off his shirt
and stands naked. And this was the way of the herbs.
To show how serious the matter is. They will stand naked, with their shirt to show that I'm serious, I'm not playing around.
The second is, he says that I have seen the enemy with my two eyes.
So to prove that, you know, this is not just hearsay.
This is not something that I have just heard. But no, I have seen the enemy with my two items. Likewise, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
what awaits the people of punishment in the author. He saw it with his two eyes.
Thirdly, he says that he is a warner.
He says an interview and again, I am the naked word Warner
says I'm a warner. I'm here to warn you. forcefully, he tells them
after telling them that he spotted the enemy with his two eyes, and that he's the naked Warner. He then tells them by nyjah.
He can commands them
find shelter, save yourselves, flee, escape.
And this signals, what is it? What does it indicate? It indicates that these people are not ready to take on this army.
they would have been prepared.
They would have been prepared to defend themselves. But no. This shows us that they're not able to withstand this.
And so that's why he tells him to escape.
Also safely, what is he used to convince them?
He doesn't waste time.
He doesn't waste time. He doesn't go
and tell his people come. I have some news for you.
He doesn't go and tell them a long story. know right away.
And as we see in that other narration from far away, he calls his people and he tells them at the top of his lungs he shows that are spotted the enemy three escape
in one sentence without wasting time.
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam did this.
But now how does his people react?
This man this Warner this naked Warner. How does his people react? You have two groups.
They divided into two groups.
that takes him seriously?
believing in Him
because He they know that he's truthful.
They've seen everything. All of these signs.
He convinced them
that yes, I'm serious. So they believe in him. And they comply by his command
to take shelter to escape to flee.
And so they do so and they're safe. But the other group
the other group
They don't take him seriously.
And so they this will even him.
And they disobeyed his command to flee.
What was their result?
They end up staying, they end up sleeping. And the next morning, the enemy attacks, wiping them all out.
And so, the first group prepare themselves to escape.
They prepare themselves. They left right away as Rasul sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says here, they left
in the early night,
when dark, descended,
and the left quietly
so they took all their precautions.
And they did it the right way.
Until they made it to safety, while the other group they remained behind until the early morning.
And so the enemy launched its attack, killing them and annihilating them all.
Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,
so this is an example of the one who obeys me
and follows what I have brought, and the example of the one who disobeys me. And this believes in what I have brought of the truth.
And so among the lessons that we learn from this parable is, first of all, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was sent with the truth from Allah
warning us of a dangerous punishment that awaits those who disbelieve in him
and refused to obey Him.
And so his claim to Prophethood
was substantiated with clear cut proofs that are convincing.
His claim that he was a prophet,
and that what he has brought is the truth from Allah.
It was substantiated with clear cut proofs.
Whether it be miracles, whether it be his character of being truthful, and trustworthy,
even before Prophethood, and all the other proofs, clear, crystal clear. And so these proofs,
they are sufficient. These proofs are sufficient for
an honest person
who wants to find the truth.
And so just like the naked Warner, who weren't his people, he tried his best to convinces people.
That what he was telling them was the truth.
The second lesson that we learned is that whoever believes in the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and follows up that belief, with obedience, submission and obedience, then what is the result he will be,
he will be safe,
he will be safe in this dunya. And
just like those people
who believed in the winner, and they obeyed his command, to escape,
and likewise, those who disbelieve in him sallallahu alayhi wasallam and refuse to obey Him. They will be met by a terrible fate, just like
those who disbelieve in the Warner
and decided to sleep and not take him seriously. They met they met a terrible fate.
The third lesson that we learned from this headache is
that the only ones who benefit from the warning or those who actually fear a lot and is punishment.
Those who will actually benefit from the warning
of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam of the coming of
of punishment in Acura. Who are they? Those who fear a lot and his punishment
and that's why in our analysts have had who have dementia this
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you can only warn those who fear a lot while not being able to see him.
Or it could mean as a scholars have to see they differed over the meaning here. Or it could mean
that these people fear Oh
In private, as they do in public,
but the point is that they fear Allah and His punishment. Also Allah says in no matter of humanity by decra, or Hershey or Rodman, I believe
you or Mohammed can only worry, those who follow the reminder the Quran, and those who fear Russia,
those who fear a lot without seeking.
So this shows us that the only people who will benefit from the warning are those who fear just like that group of people
who they feared the imminent attack.
So they, they heard what the Warner told them of their enemy.
They believed in him.
And they actually feared for their lives.
How about someone who said, Okay, I believe you, but I'm going to sleep tonight.
So this is similar to those Muslims out there who say we believe, but then they don't do anything. They don't obey. They say we believe but then they don't obey.
Thinking that as long as I'm a Muslim, that I'm going to be saved from the punishment.
So it requires a man and then to follow up that a man with action. That's why here the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam did not say
that this is an example of the ones who believe in me, but rather he said, this is the example men are tiny, those who obey me.
Likewise, the kuffaar
they will not benefit
from the warning No matter how much you try to warn them.
As Allah says,
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the disbelievers or kuffaar. Whether you warn them, or you don't warn them, they will never believe.
And this obviously refers to the kuffar who Allah has placed a seal on their hearts
where they will never be guided.
The fourth lesson that we learned from this parable is that the punishment for those who disobeyed who disbelieve and disobey it is near it is imminent, and not far off. And so it's only a matter of DNA.
Just like the Warner, who warned his people and said that the enemy is here.
He's attacked the enemy's attack, when did it come?
It was only a matter of DNA.
the punishment of the theater, it is near and not far off.
It is what it was kind of without it tells us in Accra,
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we have warned you have an imminent punishment, a near punishment. It's near.
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A law tells us here that it's near.
The law tells us of the cathar in whom your own inner whom your own who didn't win or who Korea.
They see it as being distant.
They see it as being far off.
But it is close.
It is near.
But unfortunately, most people
they're deluded into thinking that
since we're not being punished, we're living our lives.
You know, completely fine and dandy. Everything's going fine and okay.
There's no sign of any imminent punishment.
So it means that we should continue living as we're living.
These people have become deluded
And by the life of this dunya
Finally, the last lesson that we learned from this parable is that now is a time to act and submit and all the while we still have the chance.
Now is the time to act, to submit to obey.
While we still have a chance, because
when death comes, it's over.
And when the punishment comes, it'll be too late. Just like those who did not take the naked Werner seriously.
They didn't take him seriously. And they thought, Let's wait and see.
And so before they knew it, their enemy had attacked and wiped them all out.
And a loss of how to who attalla tells us about the kuffar.
In fact, all of the nations of the past
that's how they used to look at the warning of the messengers, when the messengers would tell them to fear a lot to fear his punishment. And then they would mockingly ask,
When will this punishment come? Where is it?
We don't see any sign of it.
While kulu no matter what I do, in quantum sadiki, it's repeated throughout the day. They say, when will this promise of a punishment come? If you are truthful?
And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, installed at the office at the very end, for lm, our old center
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When the kuffaar when they saw the punishment.
And here it refers to all of these past nations, who were destroyed by Allah.
Allah tells us that when they saw the punishment, they cried out, we believe in Allah alone, and we reject what we used to associate with him. We reject our previous chick. And then Allah subhanho wa Taala says, so I lend me a Korean Pharaoh whom a man or lemma or older center
that a man at that point does not benefit them at all. When they saw our punishment sued netta liability called harlot v Daddy, or hasura, who nearly can cat was Yahoo nickel curfew rule, Allah subhanho wa Taala says,
has always been the way of a law in dealing with
his wicked servants, then and there, the disbelievers were in total loss. And so this shows us that the punishment of a loss of head of what it is near and it is not far off, and we have to act now.
Before it's too late, because when the punishment comes, it becomes too late. We ask Allah subhana wa tada
to grant us a man that leads to action We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to
save us from his punishment in this life, and the next and with that we will conclude for today. Does anyone have any questions?