Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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ababu My dear brothers and sisters
Alhamdulillah Allah Serrano della della Delgado
gave us a beautiful
Deen and Allah Subhana, Allah gave us the opportunity to learn it, and to practice it
double benefit, that when and if we even when we practice our Deen Islam, if we live by Islam, then we automatically become winners in this world. Because what Islam
proposes is, are things which are highly beneficial in this life itself.
If we live like true Muslims, then in the context of this life, our life here, we will become the most popular, the most loved, therefore, the most influential
people on the face of the earth.
I don't say the richest and the wealthiest, because that is not a criterion of anything at all, except greed.
Allah Subhana Allah provides and unless rather a hamdulillah provides enough for us to live very comfortably. And chasing money is about the worst way of defining your life.
But to be influential, to be able to do good around you to be able to affect all those who share the earth with us in a positive way.
These are things which are worth
worth wanting and worth working for. And you will get all of these
if you practice this law. Now, this is not a not a wild claim of mine. This is not some,
you know, something I'm saying out of my personal love for Islam.
This is a proven fact.
And history is witness to this.
If you look at our history, the history of Muslims in the world, then we will find, quite literally, if you trace the good times of Muslims where Muslims had influence, they had power, they had authority.
All of those good times without exception, are times when Muslims practiced Islam.
in the true sense, I'm not saying that every living Muslim at that time, was practicing Islam at the level of Hassan bursary, or a holiday or avocado.
But generally speaking, the majority of them practiced Islam. Islam was important, living by Islam was important. And people
believe that and they practiced Islam.
And then if you trace the downward slide, the decline of Muslims in the world, once again, you can link it directly to the times when Muslims stopped practicing Islam.
Right when they stopped practicing Islam, when they started,
you know, they got and basically stopped practicing Islam means then they were they started chasing money, they started chasing,
they started building empires. And they were focused more on conquering lands or on, on gaining wealth, and all the accoutrements of wealth, all the stuff that comes with wealth, when they started doing that, that is when the decline of Muslims began in that part of the world.
So therefore, the lesson for us today, again, is the same, which is that if we want a change in our situation, if we want a change in
in how we see the world and how the world
sees us, then we have to change the way we live and behave if we live and behave according to
what Allah subhanho wa Taala taught us and told us an odorous, which is the Sunnah of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then insha Allah Hassan We not only will have nothing to fear, but inshallah Allah subhanaw taala will change our condition.
But if we don't do that, if we do the opposite of that, and we continue in our current
focus on materialism at any costs, our current focus on trying to chase money at any cost, disobeying Allah subhanaw taala, including accepting a declaration of war from Allah subhanho wa Taala. By supporting and by participating in the interest based economy by borrowing money on interest by lending money on interest, then what can we accept? What can we expect, accept what we have, and accept, anticipating that it will get worse that the situation that we are facing today will actually become worse and more hard and more difficult? What else can we expect? I mean, there's nobody
with half a brain, who will tell you that we can expect anything better. To quote Albert Einstein, he said, it's a sign of insanity, to continue to do the same thing and expect a different result. Right. So he said, it's a sign of insanity, to continue to do the same thing and expect a different result. We have been living in a particular way, now for at least 500 years, not one or two years, at least five centuries, if not more.
The result of which we are seeing in our lives today,
individually, as well as collectively,
nation after nation and globally, which is that we have become people who are the barriers of the world. We are people who nobody likes, who nobody wants, who everyone is trying their best to get rid of.
We are we are big on people who the world fears completely unnecessarily but that's how they do. We are people who are the object of demonization.
Now I'm not for a minute, saying that we deserve all this. No, we don't.
We do not deserve it.
We are the victims of Islamophobia. We are the victims of some very well orchestrated hate campaigns, targeting Muslims, we are we have become the we have been made into the other
the position that was previously occupied by the communists in Russia, or further back in history, the position that was occupied by the Jews, all over Europe and everywhere else where they were also demonized and they were also persecuted.
Today we have inherited that.
Now, what is the solution? The solution is to give the world a counter argument.
When somebody is demonizing you show an angelic face, what is our angelic face? The demon face somebody is creating, let us create an angelic face, if we do not create an angelic face, then the demon face is the only face that the world sees.
And that is what is happening to us today. at a global level, what does the world see the world sees Muslims who are poor and who are oppressed and who are
weak. We have the wiggers in China we have the Rohingya in in Burma, in raw in Myanmar and so on and so forth. We have this face of you know people who are weak and oppression and so on and so forth. But where Muslims have resources by the Muslims are money, what do we see? We see ostentation we see showing off we see useless spending
people paying millions of dollars for colored rocks
right now this is makes no sense whatsoever does it?
So we need to change that.
If we don't change that then Believe me my brothers and sisters We are
the story will not endure Allah subhanho wa Taala sent Muhammad
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as the last and final messenger last and final NaVi and Rasul after whom there is no NaVi no rosu. And I'm not saying as Muslims as the last and final oma, afterwards, there is no oma. When Allah is ready for that, the day of judgment will be established.
Now, in that situation,
if we don't change ourselves, then Allah subhanaw taala is only going to tighten the screws more and more, until we change.
Because nobody else is going to come in the past in the history of peoples, Allah subhanho wa Taala replaced one aambat with another robot, one group of people with another group of people, when in Abbey was sent to a people who were disobedient and then they became obedient, and so on, so forth, Allah subhanaw taala gave them
gave them prominence and gave and supported them, but when they declined, when they became disobedient and so on and so forth, Allah subhanho wa Taala sent another Nabhi or Allah subhanaw, taala repaye
Lhasa della change
to the you know, he changed their condition where
he changed the people, I mean, not to change the people. And, you know, they became
the new new people working was and these people were removed Allah, Allah say, Allah, Allah sent in a B to A to one group of people.
And these people were disobedient, these people didn't change. So Allah rather than remove those people, and he Allah center, different set of people, he changed the people, but with a soul as a solemn
being the last and final of the messengers, Allah subhanho wa Taala, gelato
changed this whole thing, where now a lot of our data sent is not going to send any other Nabhi and he's not going to change or replace us with other people. So if we don't change ourselves, and if we do not follow the orders of Allah and the blessing of Allah says Allah, Allah subhanaw taala is going to force us to do that. So one way in which you might like to look at the hardships that we are facing, it is like
it is as if the others, other people are non Muslim people in the world are coming to us and saying, show us Islam.
Show us Islam, don't talk about Islam show us Islam. And if you don't show us this lamb, then they are forcing they're they're beating as a short, short, short shows.
That is the nature of the hardship.
They're not trying to eliminate you, they're not trying to annihilate you, they're not trying to remove you from the face of the earth. They are telling you that if you
that if you don't change yourself, then we have to, you know, we have to try to force you to do that. How do we get out of this by becoming practicing Muslims, and as I say, again, and again and again 20 times, which is that the beauty of Islam is that by being Muslim by living like Muslims, we work we get both, we get this world and we get the ACA.
In this world, we can live as winners as people who are beloved, and in the ark era, we will become Beloved of Allah subhanaw taala.
the story of Musa alayhis salaam is extremely important.
And he's called his title was collembola, the one who spoke to Allah or the one Allah spoke to
historys the longest in the Quran. He is mentioned in 28 Jews out of 30 and that is 124 times.
One of the scholars said that the Quran was almost going to become the story of Musa
and why because he is also one of the old rasm
of the Gambia.
bar primary Salam is greater but is not mentioned as much. Now, when I say greater please understand we do not
live forever by no means min
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anbiya wa mil by now, Russell, we do not differentiate between the Gambia and the Russell but in this in the sense of you know the far the what is called the father of the Gambia Alayhi Salam
that that title is given to nearly Sara because after the flood and then of course it's going to be rivalry celeb. So, but Moser is alive is mentioned a lot down several several reasons. Now why this happened and Allah mentioned these reasons. The first of them is that the last Muslim oma is the money is right and is closest to the oma of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam. This is the
the one reason the oma before us worthy when Israel and in I imagine remember Bani Israel they are not our bunny Moosa
now called Bani Israel because these people
were the were the people that Allah subhanaw taala chose and sent prophets to even before Moses,
other name of is Huck Elisa, the other the second son of your primary salami smile and his hog and the other name of his heartily Salaam is Israel. So we have bunnies by Al and Bani Israel.
So bunnies Rial are those people. Now they they had profits before musala, salam, salam, and usefully Salam and all that. And so therefore, the and many, many others. So these were so that's why they're not called bunny Moosa, even though Maasai Salam was the was one of the major prophets for for them. And he also came with with a book of course, now that his daughter Salaam Coronavirus, all of these are our profits of bunnies, right? And the other is a game with the support but the the within chords, the big book, and the Sharia
came with Musashi Salam which is the Torah is Ali Salaam also was a prophet of the Bani Israel. So many Sylar, people who are joined by Allah subhanaw taala. Allah mentioned that there are people who are lost around $1 honored greatly by sending all these great messengers and prophets, and then they were replaced by the bunnies by Al who were the Muslims, who came with the who, for whom Allah subhanaw taala sent the Seder via the Bible, mousseline Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam and Allah tala sent the his final and greatest Kitab Al Quran Al Karim. So he sent his greatest Nabhi, the leader and the the Imam of all the Gambia, and he sent his final revelation, which is the
current agreement that came to us. So the last Muslim Omar, before our people, is the Bani Israel. And therefore, these are the people who are the closest to the oma of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam.
Their history is extremely rich in events, mistakes,
you know, conflicts,
all the good and bad they did. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala. One wanted us to benefit to have the benefits of these events to learn from and so Alice rantala mentioned a lot of them in his column.
As soon as as an object to us that we would make the same mistakes. He said that we will follow their tracks and even enter into the same hole that they entered into. And the Sahaba asked
if he meant the Jews and the Christians, which were the bunnies Rial and he said Who else? Now this is a prophecy of Russell Russell Salaam, this does not mean that we must do that this is a prophecy to warn us not to do that. They're also saying, Do not do or do not make the mistakes that they made. Because obviously, the whole point of studying history is to learn from mistakes. We do not learn from the mistakes we will not read about the mistakes in order to condemn those people and say, oh, what stupid people and so on. That's not the purpose. The purpose is that
Here are people who are just like us, and who committed mistakes. And because now we are looking at it several.
After the mistake, you know, several centuries in this case, we are able to see the whole picture.
The people taking a bad decision, the problem with decisions at the time of taking the decision is that you don't know how it will turn out. Now. If you use your intelligence, if you read history, if you learn lessons, if you can critically look at yourself, then you can predict some of the possible outcomes, obviously, I mean, you know, if you're doing something dumb, good thing can't come out of it. But the biggest benefit is that if you're looking at reading the history of some other people, then you you can see now what they did and what happened. So the whole picture is clear in front of you. And that is the reason why we should read history, whatever history we read, see what people
did and see what
came out as a result so that we can avoid doing the wrong if there is something good hamdulillah by all means follow that. But if they did something wrong, then you avoid that you want yourself that you know, Jessica was Wagga, Wagga, Wagga, Priscilla Sheila here. So the first person in front, if the people walking in one in a single file, the person in front trips over something they want behind without Oh, he knows that, oh, there's something there that I can trip over. Now if it's a second person also trips over that it means he has not learned anything it means he is walking blind, right makes no sense. So that is why we sort of set up said, Give this prophecy said you are
going to make the same mistakes. That doesn't mean we need to make it he's saying do not make the same mistakes.
since the Torah was revealed, Allah subhanho data
gave the Bani Israel then the permission to fight. And so they also
they also fought in the path of Allah Subhana Allah and Allah subhanaw taala gave them victory over their enemies. And so did the Muslims. This is a the
combined or odds are similar parts St. Now two parts of musala A Salaam masala Salam and the for our and musala salam and the money is right now around this is the hereditary title that was given to the rulers of the Egyptian dynasty
of veronik. dynasty. Egypt was in two parts the upper and lower Nile. And at one point, these two were joined together to form what was perhaps one of if not the
oldest, most powerful and wealthiest of kingdoms that ever existed. Egypt was unique.
So and this was ruled over by a single man, who was the who was called the pharaoh who was conferred on
and usually it was a man that was like at the time of Julius Caesar. Cleopatra was the was the Pharaoh.
But she also ruled. Ptolemy was the, you know, was the pharaoh before her. And so some of it was part of it was ptolemies rule. But anyway, usually it was Pharaoh was a was a man.
So this single person ruling as they say, power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. And I think this is probably
this is true of practically every
ruler, every king. Now I'm saying practically because they were they were honest, and they were just monarchs as well. But by and large, when a human being is given this much of authority, and this much of obedience and this one, so it's been a wealth. It corrupts, and this is what happened with the pharaohs of Egypt and the crown became a symbol of tyranny and dictatorship.
To the extent that the like the word Caesar means King, the word furon means
for Iran yet, in order we have to stop here only a three Rania is the tendency to be dictatorial and tyrannical, right?
Those are observed every oma has of Iran and the Iran of by oma is our jet. So again, you know, he doesn't mean that in a lack of Iran as in the ruler, but feront as in tyrannical, being tyrannical being a dictator, being
The story of
Pharaoh and Moses also teaches us how to deal with oppression, especially when it is in the form of oppressive rulers, and where the oppression comes from the throne. from, from governments and so on.
The second part of this so this is one part of the story of Musa Musa alayhis salam and if you're on the second part of the story of Musa Suleiman how mozarella salam dealt with his people, the money is right. And this has lessons for us in terms of problems in our own oma today, Allah subhanaw taala knew that they would be
also that you know, eventually they would also oppose Muslims and you know, they would they would
be be inimical to Muslims. So therefore, it's important to understand and to
learn from this history Alhamdulillah now, Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us about the story as follows. A lot of that has to be live in the show Donna rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Allah, posse en mi M. de llegar. Nikita bill moving nathula rally coming by Mousavi round I will have a call me meno soon. In Iran Allah Villa de vida Allah she is that your info on either yesterday or Evo dog.
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bossy me these are the horrible mahkota at the meaning of which is known only to Allah subhanaw taala and that's why I said these
are the Ayat of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And these are the signs almost behind our data. These are the kita in the Kitab of Allah subhanaw taala
and Allah, Allah said these are the ayat of the manifest book, the clear book, which makes draweth clear from falsehood, which differentiates between good and evil, by which is mentioned the corral carry.
We decided to use some of the news or Moser and for our introduce bill Huck, for people who believe that is those who believe in the Quran. And in Allah subhanho wa Taala in the oneness of Allah subhanho wa Taala in the heat
exalted himself in the land and made its people sects, weakening a group that is Bani Israel among them, killing their sons and letting the female's daughters live. Verily, he was of the
he was one of the most cydonia people who create facade, that is people who
commit great crimes, and oppressors and tyrants and so on. Now, the lesson from this. Now, first and foremost, this is a last rant that I said bill Huck. So this is true. This is true news of Bowser and virol. la sala moosari. So Robin for all for the believers, Allah subhanho wa Taala describe the political situation at the time, Iran was so powerful that he declared himself to be divine. Now again, this is something which is not restricted to around there were many, many, many kings. And I'm ashamed to say that, including Muslim kings who declared themselves to be divine, who allowed people or who subjected people ought to force people to make such that to them, who acts either
accepted or allowed or compelled
people to worship them, the many kings and as I said, unfortunately, also Muslim games. But in this case, we are talking about finance. He was so powerful that he declared himself to be divine. He was a god he declared himself they learn later on the Romans did the same thing. You know, they had they, they call themselves God, they built temples to themselves and so on and so on. Anyway,
To come back to the stories of Iran was so powerful that he declared himself to be divided, he divided the people into different castes. And he rolled people through this method.
The Bani Israel. They started as we say, we don't from from the time of
from the time of
from from a, which is the exact reason. But in Egypt, they started with usually Salah man with his brothers and they, they say that they were about 600,000 of them in Egypt at the time that
at the time that we saw this, this period, we were talking about 600,000 people.
Now they say that in it is said that around, he saw a dream in which is on fire come out of Palestine, and sweep through Egypt, destroying everything, except the houses of pennies, right? So he's interpreters. Now one of the things about
the Egyptian people, they were idol worshipers. They had a very elaborate mythological
religion with multiple gods and temples to them. If you go to Luxor in Egypt today, the big tourist spot with lots of temples.
They say that
there is a
there's actually a connection between the Gods of Egypt, the gods of Greece, who were then later on, adopted by the Romans, the Romans just took the same gods and changed the names. And the gods of the Hindus in India. So these are three major politics polytheistic religions, with multiple gods and goddesses.
with the difference that in Egypt, all those gods and goddesses were Egyptian, and in Greek, they were all Greek, in Greece in with the Romans, they all became Romans, and in India, they are all Indians, men and women. If you look at, you know, the whole Pantheon now.
So in Egypt, he saw Iran saw this dream, that fire comes out of Palestine and burned everything, except the houses have many sides. So this religion of theirs, had priests. It had positions which had astrologers, because they had, they were big on astronomy. And so they had astrologers, they have fortune tellers. All of this was a big thing in Egypt.
And the magicians of Egypt were very famous all over the world for their very, very powerful magic. And I'm not talking about, you know, party party card tricks, I'm talking about some serious stuff, even to this day, people who, you know, we we don't have those kinds of magicians today, but people who do voodoo magic and so on, out for amusement and whatnot.
And read about it, even to this day, they say that the kind of magic that the magicians of Egypt did is unparalleled. I mean, nobody in history did that kind of magic. And the reason I mentioning all of this in detail is because that's a important part of the whole story, inshallah, we'll come to that. So, when Iran saw this dream, he put it to his astrologers, he put it to his interpreters. And
they said that a man will arise among these people, the bunnies, right? Who will destroy around, and his army and rule. So this is the interpretation of the
the magicians and the astrologers and the dream interpreters have your own gift to him. Now see the
frowny face of Iran see the oppressiveness of his rule, see how powerful he must have been and how completely and totally ruthless
so when the interpreter said to him, that a man will arise out of Bani Israel who will destroy you and destroy your Kingdom and Australia roll around said very simple kill all their men kill all their male children.
Now, can you believe it? I mean, in today's age, even though people are powerful, I don't think there's anybody who can, who can give that either dinner with them. There are people who probably want to do that, but I don't think there's anybody who can actually give that order and make it stick. The film did that. So he ordered that every male child bond to the people of Bani Israel was to be slaughtered. So his spies and again this is a sign of defeated people of a slave mentality because the spies have
we're on we're in the bunnies while in themselves so there are people who are spying on their own people and and communicating that information to the enemy so his spies were put every pregnant woman under surveillance and as soon as he gave birth it will if it was a boy he would be killed and if it was a girl it would be she would be left
allah subhanaw taala said then zed one redo an namo now either laziness to their fulfill or the one nigella home in mutton one allah malvar a sin allah said and we wished to do a favor to those who are weak and oppressed in the land and to make them rulers and to make them the inheritors so allah subhanaw taala decided to strengthen those who were oppressed and to free them from oppression and what allah subhanho wa taala wants supersedes what everyone or anyone else wants allah said and to establish them in the land we let fear our own and have our and their hosts receive from them which they feared
right now the lesson from this is
very simple to explain but this is something that we need to ingrain into ourselves and that is that when allah subhanho wa taala wants to do something he will do it with his power allah subhanaw taala is not
does not need to hide allah does not need to deceive anybody allah does not need to pretend something to be something else allah does it with his power so he did not hide mosa from iran and his people he allowed them to recognize musa alayhis salam to hold masai salaam in their arms knowing who they were holding yet they could not kill him because allah subhana allah had not willed that to happen
we will look at this whole story in detail in our next class inshallah
because this is a very important story and a story that we need to
need to study and we will inshallah look at that in detail for the moment inshallah i asked you to think about this and reflect on it and inshallah may allah subhanaw taala give us a trophy to do that which is pleasing to him and save us from that he does not please it was allah allah allah allah will karim allah allah he was i was very very happy to go