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Jumuah 004 Relationship Benefit Responsibility
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salatu salam ala COVID mursaleen Allah Allah, he was happy.
Today I want to speak to you on a very important topic. And I request you to listen to it carefully.
Because I'm going to give you many DeLisle, proofs of whatever that I'm going to be saying shala.
The footpath and once it is over will be available both the recording as well as the text on the website. So do take a look at that.
When you're when you go home,
I want to talk to you today about the business of relationships.
every relationship in the world has two things that are associated with it.
There is a benefit that we derive from the relationship. And there is a responsibility that we owe to the relationship.
any relationship that does not benefit ceases to exist,
even if it began, and even if it lasted for a while,
very soon every intelligent person will come to the conclusion that they are being taken for a ride, and that they are gaining nothing from the relationship and they will move away from it. On the contrary, a relationship that is beneficial, will attract you to itself will be constantly strengthened. And you'll happily invest in it continuously because you realize how you are gaining from it. Needless to say, the benefit can be material, for example, money or friends of fame or happiness, or it can be non material, which is spiritual peace, enlightenment, commitment to a cause, getting converts ideology and so on.
Let me give you a few examples.
The relationships of relationship of parents to children.
Parents gain from the love of their children, both being loved by them, and being able to love them.
parents believe that they gain so much in fact, that they are able to make little of all kinds of sacrifices for their children to bring them up. Parents make a lot of sacrifices, but they don't really consider to be sacrificed, they continue to make the sacrifice. Sadly, many grown up children don't see the same level of benefit from continuing the relationship. So they need to be motivated either by the promise of reward or by the fear of punishment,
to do even a fraction of what their parents did for them as they were growing up.
There is of course a biological explanation for this relating to the continuation of species and the discarding of those who have reached their productive end. But I remind myself and you that to transcend biology is the meaning of being civilized.
To act for reasons other than species survival is to prove the existence of reason itself, for it is reason that distinguishes us from animals.
To pay for this game,
there are responsibilities that each must fulfill parents responsibility of Korea, and children the responsibility of
another relationship, the relationship of the employer and the employee.
This is easy to understand where the employer gains from our work. And we get paid. We continue to work happily as long as we feel the equation to be in our favor or at least fair. The employer will continue to employ us for the same reason, as long as he feels that the equation is in his favor, or fair to both parties.
As soon as this equation is seen as one sided, the relationship ends.
To pay for the benefit of employment. The employer has to fulfill his responsibility of being productive and loyal to
to pay when again I'm having the employee work for him must fulfill his responsibility of paying him and taking care of him and providing him with an environment in which he or she can be productive.
Third relationship, the relationship of husband and wife.
Once again this relationship is formed on the basis of mutual benefit and breaks when one or both see that they are not gaining from it.
For the benefit of having a home, which is a place of mutual love, respect, harmony and pleasure. The husband must fulfill the responsibility of providing for it materially.
In order to be free from the problem of earning a living and to benefit from being cared for. The wife must fulfill her responsibility.
of creating a home that is a joy for Alvin to return to both must fulfill the responsibility of mutual good treatment.
A fourth responsibility, responsibility, a fourth relationship, relationship between a citizen and his country.
The country provides the benefit of affiliation of being a citizen, the opportunity for employment,
the opportunity to live in safety and guarantee certain rights. The citizen pays taxes, follows the law, and is obliged to defend the country if necessary with his life in case the country is attacked from elsewhere.
Failure to fulfill this responsibility to the country can be very costly for the citizen.
I'm sure you can think of many other response relationships that we form and break all the time throughout our lives. And you will see how this model of relationship from which we deliver benefit, and to which we owe irresponsibility, I'm sure you will see how this model applies to all of these relationships. Interestingly, this model applies even to our relationship with non human inanimate things. For example, our relationship with pets, and plants and associations and clubs and gadgets and car holidays, the same model, that there is a benefit. And if we want to enjoy the benefit, we have to fulfill our responsibility towards that thing, which gives us the benefit this model applies
across the board to animate as well as inanimate things in our life, where the benefit disappears, we stop fulfilling the responsibility, where this neutrality exists in all relationships in life.
However, there is one truth about all the relationships of his life and that truth is that they all end before our with our death.
Some end before we die for a variety of reasons, which I'm sure I don't have to elaborate here. But every one of them, no matter how deep and strong, no matter how powerful and beneficial, no matter how much you love it or hate it ends with
death frees us from all worldly relationships, except to
There are two relationship that we have all of us, Muslim or non Muslim, that we enter this world with, and which go with us when we leave this life.
These two relationships are not of our own making, though we have been given the choice to accept our responsibility towards them, or to reject it. But the choice is not free. It comes with consequences. If we accept and fulfill our responsibility, we earn reward. If we don't, the responsibility that we owe to them, still remains because we continue to benefit from them. Whether or not we accept them. And that is why if we don't fulfill our responsibility towards them, we will be held culpable and would be liable for punishment on the day of on the day when we will all be gathered in the place of gathering the Day of Judgment.
These two relationships my brothers and sisters, our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala and with his Nabi Muhammad Mustafa sallallahu alayhi
wa sallam consider
let us look at these two relationships.
Our relationship with Allah subhanaw taala is exists because we owe our very existence to Allah subhanaw taala as well as our continued well being. And that is what Allah subhanaw taala reminds us about. Our relationship with Allah created us and sustains us and provides us with everything we need comes with the responsibility of worshiping only him without partners, and of thanking him for what he has given us. A lot of others said, Yeah, you wanna Sabo? dorama C'mon Levy,
Valentina, kabale, conga Allah.
Allah, Allah said, O be all mankind
worship era who created you and those who came before you? so that you may become
sort of Bukhara
then Allah reminds us of the fact that to him is our return. See the door of his Ayah which borrows which which is asking a question about our neglectful or ungrateful we are Allah subhanaw taala said caverta
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la de todo. Allah says How can you deny Allah cave attack for una bella?
How's it possible?
How is it possible that you did,
saying that you were dead
and he gave you life
then again he will give you that. And again he will bring you to life. And then unto him is your return.
Allah tala reminds us of his favor upon us, in creating us and endowing us with faculties, with intelligence and giving us life for which we are seldom thankful. Thankful as my brothers and sisters, I remind myself when you is the responsibility that must be fulfilled, in return for enjoying a body and a mind that works.
Even if only some parts of it work.
Allah smart Allah.
Allah Leon Asana, Cola,
la Vega kalila.
Allah said, that is he,
the all Knower of the unseen and the seen the Almighty, the Most Merciful, who made everything he created good. And he began the creation of man from clay, then he made his offspring from similar worthless water, then he fashioned him in new proportion, and breathed into him the soul.
And he gave you hearing.
A man came to our
show, and he was the diva. And the man was very poor, and he was not well, he was sick. And he came to
Atlanta and he said, What do I have to be grateful for? He said, Look at me, look at my condition. You see, I should be grateful for what?
Stevie said, Can you pass water without pain?
The man said yes. He said and be grateful to Allah for that. Because there are people who can do it do that only with great difficulty and pain.
For the believers in particular I have decided for you is that I've given you proofs with regard to our relationship with Allah subhanaw taala on the basis of being human.
But there is a specific additional relationship
and specific additional benefits of being Muslim.
For the believers in particular, Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned our relationship with him.
Allah subhanaw taala said in Zambia in Morocco mamasan wahida wa cocoa farm confiable
Me Allah said truly, there's only one word which is different in these two is which is at the end.
Allah truly rizoma what is the oma the oma is a nation that is based on Islamic brotherhood it is not a nation which is based on race or nationality or political affiliation. It is a nation that is based on ideology on belief.
Allah says truly your oma is one oma and I am your relationship of the oma. Remember this because we are going to look at how this is important.
Allah says Yama is one oma and I am your
fabu therefore worship only me
and is Ramadan. Allah says this Yama is one nation one nation
and I am Europe for the whole so obey me here.
To worship Allah and to obey Allah both go hand in hand.
A person cannot say I accept Allah subhanho wa Taala as my rock but I will not pray.
If a person says I accept Allah, my Allah but I will not make Salah that person is
because Allah is Allah Allah is Allah said buying an hour buying a home masala woman Guevara
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between them and us is the salah and the one who denies that is acaba.
He did not say the one who denies Allah
anyway, but the one who denies Salah who denies an order of Allah is also a cover because by denying the order of Allah He is denying Allah, even if abortion denies one if if abortion denies one,
what happens to that person, the man it's gone.
The person is not denying Allah. He's not even denying the whole Quran. He's denying only one is of the Quran. But the hokum is that even if he denies one is algebra, even if he denies one word of the fraud, that person is a cover, because even though he did not say that it does not believe in Allah, because to deny the Kalam of Allah is true.
Please understand this relationship.
This association, this relationship that Allah subhanaw taala mention Anna Coco.
Coco, Allah said, this is this relationship that Allah subhanho wa Taala has described his relationship with the special Mercy of Allah. And he chose to distinguish
and to elevate and to choose the Muslims by their relationship to him. And he pointed out our responsibility towards that relationship, which is to what is the relationship of Allah to worship Him and obey.
believers have a special position and special privileges for which they have to fulfill the responsibility that is associated with those privileges. As I mentioned to you earlier, what is the model
every relationship comes with a benefit and every benefit has to be earned. By fulfilling responsibilities. There is no such thing as a relationship which is beneficial, but for which we have to do nothing. There's no such thing
about Rasul Allah is Allah Allah Allah, Allah, Allah subhanaw taala reminded all of mankind once again if you look at the ayat of the Quran, with regard to Allah,
there is a relationship of Allah subhanaw taala to all of mankind, and there is a special relationship to the Muslims. Similarly with Levy's Allah, Allah, Allah Azza wa sallam, there is relationship to all of mankind. And there is a special relationship that
reminded all mankind about his greatest favor, and what is the greatest ever Allah to provide guidance, and for that He sent His messenger
and that was one of the Allah says, It is up to the people to believe in him. And Allah said, however, if they do not believe in Him, nothing will change. Because the heavens and the earth and all that they contain belongs to Allah subhanaw taala anyway,
see the majesty of the Quran, this is difficult of this tone of command. And the power of address.
what you talk for, oh, finally, lahemaa
de mon hakima.
for mankind, verily that has come to you the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam with the truth. So believe in him, that is better for you. But
then in any case, and certainly all that is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah Subhana Allah. And Allah is Ever all knowing, all wise.
Allah ordered his messenger sallallahu alayhi salam to introduce himself to all mankind in terms of his relationship, as the envoy, as the ambassador, as the halifa as the Nabi as the soul of our Creator, Allah subhanho wa Taala and he showed us the first and foremost benefit that we derive from this relationship with the Messenger of Allah subhanaw taala, which is that we will be guided
There is nothing more important in life, my brothers and sisters than to be guided on the right path. neither money nor health nor wealth, not strength, not beauty in our youth, nothing is more important than to be guided on the right path and that
he Daya that guidance is the way of Muhammad Sallallahu aleyhi
Hyrule Haji Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam the best guidance is the guidance of Mohammed Salah Larissa.
So why did Allah Subhan Allah Allah? Allah Subhana Allah said, he said to his prophets, Allah, Allah, Allah, he just say Oh,
the umino Villa he was the one who was who Allah Allah.
Allah say to them, oh Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, oh man guide verily I am sent to you all, as the Messenger of Allah.
Allah, the one to whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth.
None has the right to be worshipped but him, it is he who gives life and causes death you are you made? So believe in a lion is messenger Muhammad Allah, Allah is Allah, the prophet who can neither read nor write, now below me, who believes in Allah and in His Word, and follow Him so that you may be guided? What is the benefit of following the relationship with Allah, Allah, Allah, what is the benefit of that relationship? You will be guided.
Allah subhanaw taala clearly mentioned the responsibility of the messenger towards mankind in general. And what is the message the responsibility of the messenger towards mankind in general, to convey the message
that's all Allah made it clear that to convince people or to compel them in any way to change is not the responsibility of the messenger.
It is for the people to accept and if they do, it will be for the benefit and if the door it will only harm
say all you mankind, now the truth, which is the Koran and also Allah sallallahu Sallam have come to you from Europe. So whosoever receives guidance, he does so for the good of his own self, and whosoever goes astray, he does so to his own loss, and I am not set over you as a worker to oblige you or to or to force you to obey.
Once again, however, for the Muslims, there is a special message,
a message of great blessing, which points out the special favor on the Muslims that Allah has bestowed by sending Rasul Allah Allah. So Allah subhanaw taala first mentions his favor, and then he lists the duties of the messenger with respect to the believer, which are different from his duties with respect to gentle mankind.
Please note, that there are these duties are different from the responsibilities towards mankind in general.
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Allah said, Indeed, Allah conferred a great favor on the believers, when he sent among them the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam from amongst themselves, reciting unto them his IRA
and purifying them from sins, and instructing them and explaining to them the book of Allah and giving them a mother wisdom and so now,
while before that, while before the coming of Rasul Allah, Allah, they were in manifest error in misguidance.
My brothers and sisters, please note, Allah subhanaw taala car, the coming of His Messenger at a great favor that he bestowed on the believer in particular, the favor is not associated merely merely with the personal presence of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. Please understand, this favor Allah is talking about is not mentioned purely with the, with the presence
and the body of Rasulullah Salallahu alaihe salam, but it is equally associated with what he was sent to do.
If any aspect of what he was sent to do is lost, the favor would lose its meaning. Since the result of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is until the day of judgment, the work of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is also until the day of judgment. Allah subhanaw taala listed for responsibilities that He sent His messenger sallallahu
To fulfill, number one,
to present the revelation.
To present, the relevant revelation announced what was revealed by reciting the number two, to prepare the people to receive guidance, by cleansing their hearts from sheer jealousy and hatred and envy and greed and lust, and to cleanse their deeds from sins, and to teach them about removing impurities from their bodies,
the ground has to be prepared for the sowing of the seed.
So once the message is decided, and the person says, Yes, I accept this is from Allah, then the person has to be cleaned in order for this message to take root.
Number three, to explain the message is not sufficient only to read and to recite. It has to be explained to explain the revelation, once they've accepted what is revealed and are ready to receive the guidance, that it must be explained to them in detail, so that they understand it fully for two reasons, one, so that they can apply it in their own life and to so that they can convey it to others.
Number four, the fourth duty that the messenger was sent with, was to physically and personally show and demonstrate
what is to be done, how to apply what was revealed, as well as what to do when they face hardships when applying it or propagating it.
Teach the truth and teach what to do and then you face conditions, because you preach my brothers and sisters, the revolution consists of all these things, the word, its explanation, as well as its demonstration. And when Allah subhanaw taala promised to protect it, he promised to protect all of it, not part of it. When I was in
Nicaragua, in Allahu Allah,
when Allah said Verily we, it is we have sent down the vicar, what is the vigor, the Quran? Plus the explanation of the Quran? Plus the demonstration of the Quran?
That is the reason why when people came to say
something about the life of Muhammad, Allah, Allah Salah, what was their answer?
What was the answer?
He said, he said, You watch him, did you say Don't you see him?
What did you say? He said, don't you read the Quran?
What is the meaning of this?
They are asking tell us about the life of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, he said, don't you read the Quran?
They said, Tell us what is the meaning of this. He said, The life of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the living manifestation of
so if today somebody says that the word as in the written document is preserved, but the living manifestation is lost and corrupted. That what is corrupted is the mind of the person who's saying that.
Verily we, it is
explanation and the demonstration.
And surely, we will guard it. Allah has promised to God His message. His message consists of the word and it consists of the explanation of the word. His message consists of the Nabhi and it consists of all the things that is sent the NaVi to do.
It must be clearly understood that it would be totally unreasonable and illogical to imagine that Allah subhanaw taala will send His messenger with clear duties and then would protect his output in only one of them and allow the other three to be corrupted, so that as a result, even the one that is protected becomes impossible to use. doesn't make any sense.
The relationship with Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam my brothers and sisters is divinely decreed relationship which continues to be valid and viable today and will inshallah remain viable like that in the same way until the day of judgment.
May Allah continue to benefit us from this relationship, even when we stand before his porridge?
That since Allah subhanaw taala decreed his relationship and he decreed that this piece Oh, he protected it in all respects, so that those who wish to benefit from it and be guided by it will be able to do so did that they have gentlemen
For those who wish to deny that relationship under one pretext or another, and thereby render themselves out of that relationship, then that is their choice with its attendant consequences of which they are well aware.
I would like to invite your brothers and sisters to reflect on all the benefits that we derive from our relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala and from his messengers, Allah, Allah, Allah Salah, and to ask ourselves this question, are we indeed fulfilling our responsibilities toward them, because as I told you, that is the benefit, we'll see. If the responsibility Caesars is the responsibility is not fulfilled, the benefit will cease.
Please remember that the benefits of a relationship will accrue only as long as the responsibility is fulfilled. If we neglect the responsibility, we will see is to derive the benefit, how dangerous to be so neglectful of our relationship, which not only is critical in this life, but which unlike other relationships continues to be with us in the next life as well. Our relationship with Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam is the means of relating with Allah subhanho wa Taala.
My brothers and sisters, the Sahaba understood this better than anyone else. That is why in the famous story about the battle when they faced the Roman army, Abdullah, Allah one who writes, he said, we were like, white spot on a Black Bull. The Roman army was so huge and vast, and the army of the Saba was so small.
And this is something which happened during the reign of seven,
that we were like a white spot on a black pole.
There was no hope of winning that war. There was no hope of escaping from there without being killed.
And he said then, when we raised our hands with the provision of our commander of Army we met
and he said we raised our hands and listen and listen. Well what
he said we raised our hands.
And what they said yes,
Abdullah, said as we call, we saw the sky tear apart.
And we saw
this thing with his cavalry.
And he said, we saw the tail of the amount of debris
flying in the wind of the speed of dissent.
And he said we saw the sun shine on the Lancers of
my brothers and sisters. This Avenue Arabic
This hava knew Arabic they knew how to make
ask yourself, why did they not say
why did they say
why did they not say
why did they say
the value of the relationship of
Allah said you are
I am Europe.
And I have a relationship with you. Why? Because you are the oma of my hubby Salalah
the sob understood is better than anybody else. So they did not say
they said Yeah.
my brothers sisters, Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam was sent with the responsibility of creating a generation to carry on and message after him. Dissolve or that generation the first oma tiza Mohamed Salah, Salah. They were the people who are fulfilling their duty as the Omar Muhammad Sallallahu salah and when they needed help, they called on the one who sent Mohammed in the name of that relationships allies are being
the zombo or the generation who have been
By the teacher, Muhammad Rasul Allah sallallahu sallam, how to take from the treasures of Allah. They have been taught by their teacher how to take the help of Allah.
They knew that just as it was their responsibility to fulfill the requirement of the relationship with Allah and His Messenger, it would be the responsibility of Allah to help them once they had fulfilled their side of the bargain.
They had complete reliance, that this would happen, because they knew that Allah subhanaw taala does not go back on his word. They knew what Allah had promised. Because Allah Allah says,
Allah said, Oh, believe if you help in the gods, Allah, He will help you and He will make your feet firm. So they went out in the path of Allah, and they called on him by the relationship they had with him, and with his messenger sallallahu sallam, and Allah subhanaw taala fulfilled his promise to them.
That is, remember my brothers sisters, that even today, Allah is the same. Our relationship with him is the same. Our relationship with his messenger Salallahu alaihe salam is the same and our responsibility towards Allah subhanho wa Taala and his nappy is the same.
It is up to us to decide whether or not we want to fulfill that responsibility towards Allah and His Messenger sallallahu sallam, because those are the only two relationships that will go with us when we die. May Allah subhanho wa Taala give us Sophia TO DO what is pleasing to Him. And what is of benefit to us in this world and the next was Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah