Story of the Cow
Channel: Karim Abuzaid
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Last episode, we said that children of Israel lost their way because they this obey the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala
and the oma of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam lost their way to, because they just obey the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Today, the story of the cow shows you, how can a person
compromise or try to play with the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Without any further delay, let's get into the story.
Brothers and sisters in Islam,
if not avesse, Abdullah Ali mujer of the hack. Abu is half the saatva. And others. They told the grounds on which the story was narrated,
that a rich, wealthy man who had nephews,
and they were to inherit him, after he dies. They did not wait until he dies. They went ahead and killed him in order to inherit his wealth.
And they hid his body somewhere else.
Nobody knows who killed this man.
Nobody knows who is the killer.
And they started curling.
Then he started quarreling with one another, to figure out who killed them. And
then they said, Why should we curl? When we have someone who speaks to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Musa alayhis salam, let's go and ask him to find the solution for us. So they came to Prophet Musa alayhis salam.
Again, before I carry on this after whatever I quoted you right now is from Sri aliette. And again, remember the principle of dealing with Israel aliette accounts that are important to us, important to us from the people of the book, and they do not go in chain of narration all the way to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we do not agree with it. We do not believe it, we do not realize it, but we will command it to narrate it.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Well, we had the one Venezuela, speak about them. But if they speak to you, either had that accompany in federal custody kumala believe them not builiding not new.
So they came to Prophet Musa alayhis salam.
And they asked his help. Prophet Musa alayhis salam received the command from Allah subhana wa Tada. And here is the story
where it goes called a musala comi in La Jolla. mukuni.
an akuna Minal Giannini Heaney. And remember when Musa alayhis salam told his people, Allah subhana wa tada Allah is commanding you to slaughter a cow.
Obviously, I agree. There is no relationship between the cry and the slaughtering of a cow.
It does not fit together. But who is commanding here Allah. So there must be a wisdom.
You see, whenever Allah subhanho wa Taala commands you to do something, even if you do not understand. But there must be a wisdom
in the oma, you see, why should I wear my hair? Why should I?
Why should they pray five times there must be a wisdom.
What? law? What law, have Taqwa in Allah and Allah will teach you the wisdom behind the command?
He has many is right here is how you can manipulate the command of Allah subhana wa Taala by questioning the wisdom.
When he is right, he immediately responded. Are you mocking us Moosa? Your Allah mocking Allah and his and his messengers in school, his disbelief, they are accusing us of that.
And that is why he said,
I seek refuge with Allah to be amongst the ignorance.
Of course, here is the second question which shows you that their intention was just to win
Not to fulfill, not to act upon the text.
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call upon your load you load your load to show us
or to explain to us what it is he already told you. It's up it's a cow.
If they would have grabbed any cow brothers and sisters in Islam and slept with it, it would have been done. The command would have been fulfilled. But now that Allah subhanaw taala responded himself. Call in
de nada Nika far Luma to Mo. He said, it's a cow. That is not too old, not too young. Between this and that between average, do what you're commanded.
If they would have just grabbed any cow that is not too young or too old would have been sufficient. But look, they had a new question
called Oh, Nana.
Nana whoo Ha. Ask your Lord to tell us about its color. Color in Baku in the corner for the owner lono hat. So now Barry.
He said that it's one of these yellow, bright yellow that is pleasing to the bow to the beholder. Anybody who looks at it is pleased with it.
That they do did they come up with the excuse? No.
Lana here in Karnataka, Allah ina was in, in a long mo moutoku ask you, Lord, to show us what it is because all cows look alike. And insha Allah wa sallam
said that hasn't they said insha Allah they would not have executed and in sha Allah we will execute porn in Baku in
masala Tula Shia toffee.
He said, some olavarria salaam Prophet Musa to them. Allah subhanho wa Taala said it's a cow that does not fluff the you know blow the earth or soil the soil and it does not do work or water the land. It does not do any work. A cow that runs in the in the wilderness.
Further Baja, they slaughtered it. Finally,
at the end, brothers and sisters in Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala, showing the children of Israel, the wisdom behind the command
for colbry boo hoo Viva takes some of the pieces, some of the pieces of that dead cow after you slaughtered it, and strike the person with it. He will come back to life and he will kill you Who killed him?
Now, we know why Allah Subhana Allah commanded them to slaughter a cow,
was supposed to trust the wisdom of Allah subhanho wa Taala to begin with,
was supposed to execute upon His commands without questioning his wisdom. That's the lesson that we learn from the story. Brothers and sisters in Islam, how many Muslims now they are questioning the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala and the wisdom behind it. And they are
postponing the action or the implementation of the commands of Allah. Upon understanding the wisdom. They are doing exactly like the children of Israel. Let's take a short break and contemplate and ponder more upon the benefits of that story was so need for these benefits. Till then Assalamualaikum warahmatullah there is only one God in
law Lord about the earth and sky who knows all the answers to why there is only one God
We are covering the manners in Islam that a Muslim is supposed to have in Islam, there is a strong link between having good manners and piety. And then he said, I guarantee as well in in the highest rank of Ghana for the one who perfect his manner that indeed, truthfulness. Please do it to righteousness, and righteousness and piety. These two, gentlemen, perhaps Allah seldom used to always maintain family ties, gentleness, and its
means to treat people with kindness and with tenderness.
There is only one God.
Lord about the earthen sky, who knows all the answers to every welcome wire, there is only one God, la isla, Yuval Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh brothers and sisters in Islam. Welcome back to the best of stories from the Quran. And today we're
talking about the story of the cow. And the lessons, the benefits that we can understand and reflect upon from that beautiful story. Brothers and sisters in Islam, before the break, I said that this Surah Surah Al Baqarah, in spite of containing, having an IT, a lot of stories, but Subhana Allah, the Listen, that Allah subhana wa Taala wanted to teach the Muslims out of that story is this listen.
We know that the story of the children of Israel is the longest story in the Quran. And is the most frequently most frequently narrated story in the Quran. Not for the sake of entertainment, rather, to benefit the children of Israel. They were the Muslims before us, the nation before us, they had shortcomings. Once it came to the commands of Allah Subhana Allah
and Allah subhanho wa Taala is sharing with us
in that story, one of the shortcomings that they had, in a way he's educating us and teaching us not to fall in the trap by questioning the wisdom and the command of Allah subhanho wa Taala
at the end of Surah Baqarah there were verses that were revealed, versus that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spoke in an authentic account regarding its virtues.
The verses begin with Allah subhanho wa Taala saying,
learn Emacs is to fill out one in Tobago fee for sukoon tofu fubu ha Cebu de la to Allah belongs what's in the heavens and what's in the earth. And whether you reveal what you conceal in your hearts or continue concealing it. Allah subhanho wa Taala will punish you will hold you accountable for it.
for yourself a Muslim, Khalid Abu hurayrah robiola one, the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam And may Allah Subhana Allah be pleased with them. They came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and they said, O Messenger of Allah. Jana nanopi.
This one we cannot handle. Overnight, the Salah owner, Visa owner, owner, owner owner we were commanded with all type of comments, but this one know that whenever you think about something,
whether it is evil, like if you think I'm thinking about stealing colors, you're guilty of stealing,
just by the thought.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him what he told them are you going to do
Are you going to say what the children of Israel said before you? They said, Samia Now are
we here and we disobey.
rather say, Sonia on our Aparna
say we hear and we obey
you know what brothers and sisters in Islam?
They said we hear and we obey
Allah subhana wa tada says the next verse
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co learn Federico vanina Hardin moosonee walk on, walk on Oh Sanjana, Aparna the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam believed and they believers believed in Allah, the messengers, the books that they've resurrection and they said, We and we will we
will for anaka bana Wa La, ma CE, O Allah forgive us, and to you is the return.
Immediately, brothers and sisters in Islam, as soon as the companions said, we hear, and we obey to the commands of Allah, not rejecting the commands of Allah subhana wa Taala. Allah subhanaw taala revealed that relief
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Allah subhanho wa Taala will not held you accountable, but for that which that you do with your hands with that you actually commit an abyss Allah Allah Allah said in the Hadith that Asahi that our oma my oma or pardon from the things that they speak in their chest.
The important thing here, brothers and sisters in Islam is if you hear we hear, if you say we hear and obey, Allah will make things easy on you. But the children of Israel did the contrary to this, they did not He did not say we hear and we obey, they started negotiating, they started questioning, they started objecting, they started showing dissent in some cases, and instead of slaying one cow, just one cow, any cow, they would have picked, it would have been sufficient, any cow.
They made it very difficult on them. There is actually a story regarding this identical cow that was mentioned also in the books, if you look at you know, read it, that it belonged to a young man,
a young man who used to be so kind and beautiful to his parents, and his father passed away, passed away. And he left him this cow. And he told him, he would kill this cow.
And one day his mother told him to go pick up the cow that his father left for him. So he's taking the cow and he's walking back when the children of Israel was sitting with Prophet musante said I'm debating with him regarding what cow Subhanallah the description of the cow that Allah subhana wa Taala finally identified for them fit exactly the cow of that young man who was taking the cow back home. And they told him can you sell us the cow? He said no. I promised my mother not to do anything with this cow unless I basically get her approval. So he went back to his mother and his mother told him no, not silly. They kept offering him offering him offering him until at the end they they
bought it from him with golden silver as much as it was brothers and sisters in Islam.
A lot of Muslims these days, when Allah Subhana Allah commands them certain command, what they do, they earn after a scholar or after a Mufti what they want. They want the license.
Brothers and sisters in Islam. There is a rule that says legend the head among us. Whenever there is a straightforward
command from Allah Subhana Allah Allah and the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
There is no Mufti even if you have the biggest turban
you have to do the hula master battle. You have to do your very best to fulfill that command. Don't jump, don't try to find a license here and there.
The attitude of those who believe in Allah, and in the Hereafter is we he and we will be in Americana cola meaning he died Oh, Allahu Allah su Lilia Kumara yaku Sanjana, we're Aparna we hear and we obey. Don't brothers and sisters in Islam.
Don't reject the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala because of the misinterpretation of the shape, or the shape
or because of a ruling that maybe the shape has, you know, made a mistake here and there. don't fulfill the commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala fulfill it, you will be successful, fulfill it brothers and sisters in Islam, this is the way to go.
The Muslim Ummah right now, they are not fulfilling a lot of commands. Because of this. They want to understand why.
Who said that you have to understand all the commands, who said you have to understand all the wisdom behind all the commands. Remember, when you believe in Allah, you believe in one of his names, which is Al Hakim, the old wise.
So when Allah subhanaw taala commands you something in the Quran, and then you question it, then you know what you're questioning that name. The old wise, you should trust the wisdom of Allah subhana wa Tada. You should trust the wisdom of Allah subhanho wa Taala you should have full trust in it and fulfill His commands. And rest assured, if you do, Allah Subhana Allah will make it easy on you. And rest assured, if you do, Allah subhanho wa Taala will deliver you in this dunya and will deliver you in the hereafter by admitting you to paradise for eternity. And remember, we hear and we obey is the practical implementation of La ilaha illa Allah, the second test, remember the test of La ilaha illa
Allah, kill them till the next episode of The Best of stories tell them as salam wa Alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh there is only one God. Isla her
Lord about the earthen sky who knows all the answers to were welcome