Akhlaaq of the Ummati-Session 34
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Hello, I'm outta here and Hungary laserable alameen wa salatu salam, ala shuffelin ba will mousseline Muhammad Rasul, Allah Haile he while he was able to sell them to Stephen Catherine cathedra. From abajo.
My brothers, sisters
Alhamdulillah, we are on the lesson of a class of the Almighty.
The Almighty is our lives and lives.
And I remind myself when you the reason why a flat earth matters, our demeanor, the way we deal with people
is so critically important.
And the reason that's so important is because this is our interface with the rest of the world.
As far as the rest of the world is concerned, our our data, what we believe in our creed, they don't know that.
Because even though you might profess to believe something, you might even state that
the real aqeedah the actual belief that we have is what is in our hearts.
And only and only Allah knows that. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep us truthful to ourselves and to him and save us from the fact because to have something in the heart and to say something else. May Allah protect us from that this is a sign of hypocrisy, this is a sign of Novak and this is something that attracts and invites the anger and the punishment of Alice Bannatyne. So this aqidah of ours the screed and belief of ours is in our hearts, we, this is not known to the to the world and cannot be known to the world.
what we do how we do it, this is again, something which is private.
This is inside our massage, this is in the hiromichi fine, and so on, so forth. And most of it and all the formal worship is in Arabic. So most of the world doesn't know what that is. Some people may be familiar with the outward manifestations of it. Most people don't even understand what we say, mela for us, most of us don't understand what we say. So you can blame the people. But the fact remains that all of this is, as far as people are concerned, this is something which is unknown to them.
What people know, and what people see. And what influences people is our actions is the way we speak. It's the expression on our face. It's how we deal with people. It's how we deal with people, especially in situations of stress. How we come to the aid or we don't?
What do we do? And how do we treat people or deal with people when we are angry? mimic maybe justifiably so? I'm not saying that when we are angry, this is unjustified, maybe there is a reason why we are angry, and it's justifiable reason there is
justification. And we should be angry in that situation.
So all of this together. But despite all of that, how we deal with people is what people see. What we speak is what they hear what they experience is what they
is the impression that they carry away
about us as Muslims.
And by definition,
about Islam as a religion.
And no matter how much we want to
project something else, no matter how much we want to, you know, protest about it. People always do and they always will equate you with Islam, they will equate me with Islam.
No matter what I say no, even though if I may say look, I am not the Prophet of Allah. I am not
the I am no I have never set up myself and I have never projected myself as somebody that you should follow and Allah is with us have never done that.
You might say the same thing that you never set yourself up as somebody that somebody else would follow. No matter what we say the fact of the matter is that because we are Muslim, because we look like Muslim, whatever we say or do will be interpreted as the teachings of Islam.
Now, I remind myself always and I also tell people that look
this tendency also of saying, Don't look at me
Don't follow me. Look at Islam follow Islam keep me out of the equation. This is a modern phenomenon. This is something like people in our age have done. The Sahaba did not do this the Sahaba in the opposite they said kurumi, Salah, they said become like us,
they actually set themselves up as representatives of Islam.
And I say to you that this is what you and I should also be able to do.
say to people, you want to know what is Islam, come and stay in my house as my guest for two or three days? See what I do.
You want to know
how Islam what Islam teaches about dealing with your spouse,
please come shadow me and see how I deal with my spouse.
You want to know what is the Islamic upbringing for children
please come and meet my children.
You want to know what is Islamic economics
come and look at my account books in my business. You want to know how a
business should be run according to Islamic principles. Come and deal with me my business by what I sell you are come and watch me working, come in watch the interaction is happening in my shop in my factory in my office in my whatever it is, right? This is what we should be able to say. And we should be able to say this with complete and total confidence and say that I am in a situation where I can say to people clearly that I am insha Allah is representative of Islam is living, walking, talking model of Islam for you to look at and decide whether Islam is good or not good. Whether Islam is for you or not for you, whether Islam is something that you should, you should and can
Right? I should be able to say this.
It can I
and if I do, if I somehow it may, you know, maybe you know,
more moment of insanity if I actually do this.
And people come and they see me actually operating
in my natural environment.
If they notice majan a candidate video cameras everywhere.
And if people are seeing the way I drive my car, they're seeing how I deal with people. They're seeing how I do business, they see how I deal with my my spouse or my children.
They see how I behave, especially in situations where there is stress where I may not like what's going on. And you know, I might be angry or something like this. If they see me in my normal environment in life. What is the impression that they are going to form about Islam?
Is that impression willing to be positive? Or is that impression willing to?
To set them off? To turn them off from Islam?
That is the operative question.
That is the operative question.
There are stories after stories after stories on the surface of the heat of the of our pious predecessors.
And we deal with the regretting being predecessors of people like us.
And if there are giants, they would wash their hands and sit on these people IBM nothing dude. We don't know where they came from. They are saying we are their predecessor. Sorry, we disagree. We are not their producers, if we were their predecessors,
would they be like this?
Did you have to ask ourselves a question.
We have to ask ourselves this question.
If today, if it also lies on salary, or any of this, I have a lady with me walked into our massage
and not even going
to our homes and so on. As I'm saying.
I'm saying massages because this is where we we think we behave the best that we are in the house of Allah.
If any of our souls on Salama knew any of this I have a lady with me. If they walk into our machine will they even recognize us as Muslims.
is a sort of sort of doubling zero. These are the people these are the people that I did that might be
what is he willing to say? May Allah protect us even to say, I have nothing to do with them.
I have nothing to do with people who are arrogant I'm nothing to people who are non African who are who have an effect they have something in their heart and they say something else. I have nothing to do with people who are constantly talking division
is a Salafi is Burberry is Deobandi is Hanafi Shafi is this is that
schools of Jewish jurisprudence, schools are fifth. May Allah bless the fukuhara man bless da Ma.
Their work their life's work done with the intention of pleasing Allah from Hamilton and we ask Allah to be pleased with them and their work. We have taken that work and used it to divide ourselves.
We've used it to divide ourselves.
We have taken those over and we have put them on pedestals and we give them titles which they never asked for.
Deliver. It didn't matter what anybody wanting to lolly ever say call me mommy awesome.
Did you say that find me give me give me the lead for this.
Did he say that follow me and call every other Imam whoever comes after me. Tell the say that all of them are wrong really say that.
Do not pray behind anybody who prays differently from how I taught you to pray. dd mamajuana karate this ddmm shaeffer Abdullah say the demon Babu hanifa is wrong that is ways wrong that do not pray behind the Hanafi editions.
Where did we get all this wrong? Tell me.
This is our shaitan This is the mela productores. This is the one that we are following which is shatta.
Who creates divisions?
Who bricks up massage?
How many cases do we have?
I don't think I mean I travel all over the world and have the lowest amount that it takes me to all kinds of places. And wherever I go I meet Muslims.
And one of the things that strikes me the most is that the most common thing the thing that is common between Muslims or every country, every color,
every nationality, every ethnicity is the fact that they are divided.
and they are divided on the basis of a religion that prohibits division.
I mean how how insane is that? How completely paradoxical and how completely nonsensical.
Unless rather that is the one who said Why does he move we humbly lay Jimmy and voila for Roku.
Unless it hold tight to the rope of Allah subhana wa tada and do not form divisions between yourselves that for a while I did not say that as valuable. Allah did not say do not differ in opinion do not differ in in way of thinking do not differ in in a different in the way of looking at things he said don't don't split yourself don't form groups and sex and don't hate one another and don't
you know malign one another that former
Allah subhanaw taala is the one who said in
Halle he own moto moto moto wahida
one bburago Khoon ferragudo and in another place one bburago calm for the hood.
Allah said that you are one you are one people stand firm.
And I am Europe you want people because I am Europe. I am one and you are one because you worship Me and you do not worship anybody else.
So be one
and worship Me and in another place Allah said have my taqwa
in your life concern yourself only with one thing and that is my action my speech my dealing.
Does it please Allah subhanaw taala or not?
Why does your movie have Elijah Violetta for Roku
in the new moto moto Why?
The hole in the howdy moto Kuma
The way that one Abu fabuleux.
how will we face a lot?
Think about that.
Especially those who talk these divisions
and who pronounce that fear? And who say that, Oh, this is not a Muslim. Why? Because he has a different point of view from yours.
And you said we're dividing, I'm only
saying that somebody is not a Muslim.
Turkish, the almost the established establisher. of Turkish nation, my mother father. He said, Don't ask people the question that Allah would ask them.
What is your religion?
Do you believe in Allah or not? Do you pray? Do you fast?
He said, Don't ask people this question. That's not your business. They are doing it for Allah. Leave it to them. Leave it Allah. Don't ask people the question that Allah will ask them, ask them questions, I usually ask them. Are you okay? Are you happy? Is there anything I can do to help you?
The reason I'm saying this is because at the end of the day,
why are we doing this loss of love of God and so on is worth leaving Islam.
We do four classes,
lessons from the lives of the unbearable Salah that we are doing right now the series on
lessons from zero to Lockman, the wisdom of love and Islam.
And then we do these two, which is a clap of God, and live in Islam.
The sole purpose, the common purpose of all of these is for us to live by Islam for us to practice Islam in our lives.
So that we become living, walking, talking models of the goodness of Islam. And why should we do that? Because that is the most powerful way of now. This was a dive of the available Salah. The first thing
the first thing they did was to practice Islam.
And then they of course invited people to Islam and we should do that as well. But I'm saying that invitation that comes from somebody who's not following who's not practicing what he preaches has no value whatsoever.
If a smoker tells you that smoking is dangerous for health or smoking causes lung cancer, throat cancer, mouth cancer, all kinds of things.
And why it is talking to is blowing smoke in your face that's that that warning has no value whatsoever. It has no power because the person is not practicing what he's preaching. He is telling you don't smoke, it is dangerous, don't smoke, it will kill you don't smoke and not just kill you. It will kill you in a nasty way.
is dying and dying.
I always tell people don't don't buy cancer cancer is free.
mela protect us all from it.
Yesterday watching a program that said that one in five, one in five that is 20%. One in five children in America die of cancer in America.
Do you the most advanced society at least Americans like to like to say that I mean after what happened in Washington
day before yesterday? I don't know if they want to say that still what point is that?
One of the most advanced societies one of the societies in which the maximum amount of medical research available and so on and so forth, one in five die of cancer.
Today we are all jumping up and on COVID COVID COVID.
That's because that's right in our face happens quickly. Just cancer happens over a period of time. So we forget that but those are killer which are bigger killers than COVID
cancer hypertension diabetes, heart disease
now my point I'm making is not run out all this and by all means please take precaution against COVID Please take it seriously. We have had deaths. I mean I'm so many people I know who are currently suffering from COVID a couple of developer have died.
wear masks, wash your hands, maintain distance don't don't shake hands with people don't hug and kiss and so on. I know it's tough but these
to return to our story. The point I'm making here is that leaving Islam that's why we have these glasses so that we focus on
First of all of these classes only one which is how can I practice this in my life?
Everyone just is nobody's perfect. Even though you might be saying this even though I might be saying this, I might say or do something where you say well, you know, you said is there What do you did something different? Please point it out. I will apologize to you I will make is the far philosopher Hannah Taylor. And I will continue to do what I should do and correct myself and this is what you should also do.
Because the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
And that's why we are doing this series on
Alibaba, from Surah. Vandy, which Allah subhanaw taala, where he mentioned the qualities of those believers who he
who he loves Ali Reza Rama.
Now in those qualities, Allah Allah said, those who repent and believe, and do righteous deeds, my brothers sisters,
every time you know, this is the beauty of the of the generosity of others rather than every time I want to say, the greatest gift of Allah the greatest,
Nam of Allah subhanaw taala, the greatest blessing of Allah. And I want to say something, something else comes into my mind. So if I say the greatest narrative of Allah is a man that certainly the thought comes to be what about is the power of power. So Angela, they are all great Amoeba there's no need for us to make a list of, of which is greater than which but one of the greatest of the Dharma of Allah, one of the greatest of the,
of the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala is that until we see multiple modes,
until the Angel of Death comes for us.
The door of Mr. Farr and doba is open for us.
Never allow shutdown. Never allow you please never allow that to make you lose hope in the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala
because this is also one of his favorite games. First he makes you sin he invites you towards he doesn't make you to say that you decide that you're that you decide to do it. But he invites you he jumps you and when you come into the sin he will try to keep you away from making Toba.
Right, he will try to prevent you from making is too far from making Dawa and what is the what was the what is the fight is to seek the forgiveness of Allah to be regretful to be contrived to be ashamed
to be very, very sorry that you did what you did.
And Toba to walk
is the is the
is the hour of that
is to turn towards Alice Well,
first of ferro rod mckuen. So Moto Z.
And as Rhonda said have Meg is too far to Laura, and then turn towards him.
So if I'm doing something wrong, for example, if I am doing a favor, if I am doing my um, let me mention one of the most common of our problems. If I am backbiting people, if I'm talking about people in a negative fashion, if I'm slandering people, I can't find anything. I can't find a fault with them. So I invent faults on Amoeba, which is that I don't actually say anything in so many words, but I imply I insinuate.
Like I think I've used this example many times, but this is very, very, very common.
Because if somebody mentioned for example, somebody says, What about sight?
And you say, Oh, I'm Jose. Hmm.
Now, the person asking, so what was wrong, was it I didn't say anything wrong?
What did you do?
You just assassinated the man's character in one word, without even speaking our actual word, just in the tone of your voice and the mannerisms.
You guys doubt on somebody?
So this got me like this. This is just you know, you
supposedly I am somebody like this, who does this.
And Alhamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala gives me the tofik
that this thing which I was doing was Haram, it is something where a sorceress an upset if you do this, then the
good deeds will go to the person that you are maligning. And that person's good deeds will come,
will will be increased because your good deeds went there and that person is evil deeds will come to you know, how terrible is that.
So, I realized this now, what I do,
first and foremost, I should feel bad about this, I will say this is terrible, I should never have done this, I am genuinely contract and genuinely regretful about this.
Emma's we before Allah subhanaw taala.
I was genuinely and totally seek forgiveness of others, right? This is the heart for sufferable sama, and thereafter, to lay, then turn towards Allah. Now, what is turning towards Allah in this case, turning towards Allah in this case is to give up doing this to stop this hour ever, for the rest of my life, with respect to everybody.
I promised myself I swear to myself that I will never backbite and slander anybody under any circumstances or enemies.
And I follow through with that, right. And third thing is
in this net in this in something like this, of this nature, where what I have done has harmed somebody,
wherever possible, that person is still alive, and so on and so forth. And part of this is the foreign Toba is, I go and seek for him. So that course, I was going to the person I'm extremely sorry, this is what I did. And I want you to forgive me, please forgive me. Right?
This also refers to matters like this where for example, if I have
misappropriated somebody's property, if I have, you know, stolen something from somebody or I have whatever How am I caught somebody, it's important that I also make amends there. So either I seek that person's forgiveness or I compensate them for it or people ask them you know, what is that other person did?
What if there is no way of tracing that person not dead, but I don't know where it is somewhere else.
Let me tell us and then give sadaqa in the name of that person gives other times they will like give the reward of disciples and give a lot of that.
Stuff one doba is the door that Allah subhanaw taala left open for us and this door remains open as long as we are still breathing, we have consciousness as long as molecule mouth has not come for us.
Once bilingual mouth comes. This door of Toba is the fire will be shut. Once we see the angels. That's it.
Nothing else after that.
May Allah protect us
and enable us to do what we should do before the time comes when the door will be short for us? narrated averell Delano also lessons from said avoid the seven great destructive sins.
The people asked him Yasser Allah, Allah, what are the sins of solar cells and upset and listen carefully and take notes. As soon as I said number one is to join partners with Allah subhana wa schilke is the number one evil in this life.
Avoid all forms of Schick avoid everything that looks like chef avoid everything that has any smell of sugar in it.
So first and foremost is it to join barter with a lot. Number two, he says to practice sorcery, magic of any kind.
Number three, to kill the life that Allah has forbidden, except according to a just cause, meaning that if you are the judge, and if you have to pronounce capital punishment on somebody according to the law of Islam, and according an after examining on evidence that this is permissible for you, this will not count as murder. But for an individual to take it into his hands out of anger or revenge or
vengeance or whatever, if a person killed somebody else, this is one of the major major sins in Islam. The first is ship, the second one is magic. The third one and this is not, maybe in some ways sure is the number one sin. But this does not mean that, you know, killing somebody is not so important. So don't don't think about them. Don't think of it like that. So to kill the life that Allah has forbidden to take number four, to eat user to deal with interest,
bank interest, to deal with bank interest to lend money on interest to borrow money on interest to participate in that transaction in any way as a witness or as a recorder of that transaction. All these are in the same bracket. So to eat usury or to eat interest Riba then number five is to eat up an orphans wealth.
So if an orphans, if an orphan is in your control, then
and if the orphan is has money, or whatever it is, they have some wealth,
then you make you you use it for yourself and you deprive the officer of that and to
run away in the battlefield to show your back to the enemy.
This is a major sin Islam.
Coward is there is no coward is in a Muslim Muslim is somebody who was honored was was trying to discourage.
Visit the difficulty doesn't run away. And
then to accuse chaste women will never even think of anything touching chastity and I would believers
to cast aspersions on and to accuse women who are pious of doing something which is haram in Islam.
My brothers sisters, a lot around that is it that
Allah subhanaw taala prohibited nosorh celebrators In the name of Allah from all of these sins, and if we have committed any of these, then what is the thing to do the thing to do is to seek forgiveness of others route, this is a faithful forgiveness from Allah subhanaw taala This is the meaning of his stepfather, though now, very important for us is when should we do this?
Do it before you die?
And when is that it can be right now.
So therefore, what must I do? What must I do my stepfather right now.
Whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night, it doesn't matter.
Make sure that you have sought the protection of Allah that you have sought
the the forgiveness of Allah subhanaw taala before you go to bed today,
what are the steps for this, as I mentioned earlier, number one, feel that what you do really and genuinely accept and feel and regret this awful thing that you did, which was whatever the nature of that, we have got two kinds of,
of duties. One is the rights of Allah cocola which refer to arriba that
so if I, if you deliberately did not pray, if I deliberately did not pray, or I by two ways, one is I deliberately did not day the other the other one is I just didn't pray because of laziness or I didn't give it enough importance, whatever the nature of that was. That's a major sin.
Lying is a major sin.
Cheating is a major sin. Not fasting is when I could fast I'm healthy, I'm capable, but I just didn't do that. In Nevada.
Allah protect us from this
not doing Hajj. Even though Hydra was formed on me and I was capable of doing it is a major sin. As soon as I said, I'm the one who can do Hajj on whom Hajj has become compulsory, because Allah given the wealth and the health
and continues not to do much. And if he dies in that state without having done much, then he will be resurrected with the non Muslims he will be distracted with the OSR.
So think about that.
So any of these who have any of the rights or the rights of the people, which is not allowed
not cheating, not deceiving anybody.
Not slandering anybody not backbiting no character assassination
there are people who have made a living out of
and counting people out of land, conning people out of money.
How are you going to face Allah subhanaw taala think about that you spend your life and all of this you know the clever talk Believe me is not going to go with you in your cover.
Unless what I mentioned is makalu local Nana smo la que makwana fears herbicide
people who save if we really had intelligence
and if you had listened, we would not have been among the people of the of the hellfire.
If you had any a call, if you had listened or if we had an intelligence,
we would not have been among the people who went into the Hellfire
they will themselves is first of all with me. And they will accept their mistake they will accept their sin but then it is too late.
For so call us homicide.
And that's it too literally To hell with them. They go into the den
May Allah protect us from from being among these kinds of things.
So feel bad about this regret for be reflect and and be genuinely and sincerely regretful second thing is make amends without with a loss of animal tada seeking forgiveness is important. And you must do that, that seeking forgiveness sometimes is enough, where you have to make up the makeup for that whatever you did.
Not paying Zakat is a major sin.
Making there are people who actually try to do all kinds of, you know, accounting to fool Allah Subhana turnersville how insane Can anybody get? You want to follow Allah? You think we will do that?
If you think you can do that, why do we even worship Allah subhanaw taala.
brothers sisters, so first and foremost is this which is feeling bad. Second thing is make amends whoever you deceived, give back what you took from them.
Where are you lied and cheated, give back what you took from me.
And where that is not possible because they have gone away you don't know where they are, you can trace them or whatever it is, then gives other time their name.
And then turn towards almost
completely and totally give up this kind of destructive life.
It's no good to you. And it's no good to anybody else.
come to us
and make this committed resolve to say I will not harm anybody. I will not lie I will not cheat, I will not back bite.
I will trust you Allah subhanaw taala alone.
And I will live the rest of my life in a way which is positive and graceful and beautiful and dignified. Trying to help everybody try and be good to everybody. This is what I will do from now onwards, whatever that time is whether you are 20 years old or you are 25 years old, or you're 60 years old or 80 years or whatever it is even if you are one minute away from death make this now.
And the third thing is give sadaqa in the path of Allah subhanho wa Taala because of the cocoons the anger of Allah,
a man came into the masjid
and southern Alabama died rather than was sitting there this man's role now Forgive me all of a sudden it called music I mean,
he said you don't do this is not the way to make fun at all. He said think about the thing that you are seeking forgiveness for one by one one by one.
Internally feel bad about this. regret it.
He said then seek the forgiveness all alone. Don't simply stand there and shout seek genuinely the forgiveness of Allah go and solve the crime.
If you have harmed somebody make up for that,
and then give a lot of silica
because Southern carpools, the anger of Allah. That's what I'm teaching
abroad sisters, there is no lesson that is more valuable than this which is to make
tougher and tougher return to Allah subhanho wa Taala to either light or water and sewer lesson oh you believe to be late autumn so unless it all you will believe and this is how long the Muslims
turn towards Allah subhanaw taala sincerely. We have to question ourselves, look into our hearts and say, I have what I'm saying and doing it. Is it sincere or not?
Ask Allah subhanaw taala to give us a trophy, to make us the far right now and to accept this from us and to enable us to turn our lives and to change our lives and to make our lives full of beauty and grace, pleasing to His Majesty. pleasing to his glory and pleasing to his magnificence. gelato
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What happened a little bit alameen wa salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah