Divine Messages #03 The Story of Bilaam Bin Baaouraa
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So now hello hey Milan so let's say that I'm Hamid wala Ali Mohammed. Come on Selita Rahim Allah Leroy Mina Camila Majeed alberic Allah Muhammad wa ala Muhammad, Abdullah Ibrahim wala Ali Ibrahim El Camino more Majeed. It was a hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu is hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that before he was started editing, he will say Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem. And he will say that if you start anything without taking the name of Allah subhanho, wa taala, then that matter remains incomplete. So that's why we start off taking the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala that we take the name of God that we start this project in his name, that we will inshallah start
this, and we need his help. And we will finish this with his help. And if you noticed, in my slaughter, Aisha, I recited a portion of SoTL Bacara, where Allah talks about how the crate how they build the Kaaba, and they start off by taking the name of Allah and the asked Allah to accept it from all of us. So this is even though Alhamdulillah we are done with phase one. This is phase two that we are here about, but we start with the name of Allah. And we ask Allah that through this entire journey, he helped us because no matter how much we do, if the help of Allah is not with us, then we will not be able to reach our destination. So inshallah we started the Name of Allah, and
hopefully this journey is an easy one inshallah.
as discussed in the previous meetings, we are very, very excited to build our next phase of our masjid, where we will be adding a multipurpose hall, a gymnasium, hopefully a fitness center, locker rooms, youth lounges, it's going to be a way to attract our next generation and bring them bring them closer to our faith to our deen insha Allah. So as I as I discussed before, before, the asana pairs, the Christian committee had an extra extensive search of architecture firms, tier one architect firms, and looking at we've got RFPs from them, we given RFPs and got proposals from them. And we evaluate them extensively based upon their experience, based upon their pricing, based upon
experience with with this type of facility, as well, and expertise. So based upon that, we are glad to introduce Mr. Rick Brown here from RBA associates to be the architectural firm for our next phase. So we're looking forward to working with him very, very, very closely. And I'd like to tell you, tell us a little bit about your firm about about your experience, and see if we can forward.
Thank you, I am very, very happy to be here and pleased to be among such a vibrant community, I have to say that the first thing I thought about when I pulled up into the parking lot was man, we got to do something to address the parking situation here.
So it's good to see all of you my, my firm is is both located here in Dallas and in Oklahoma City where our main production offices are. And our experience is pretty varied and goes from religious facilities to hotel projects, office buildings and a lot of different kinds of facilities. But but one of the things that that really attracted me to this project was the kind of cultural facilities that we really liked to do and that we really liked to get involved in are the ones that have particular community meaning to them and this was one that I felt very strongly that you know, there's there's a certain sense of, of community about people gathering for for both worship, for
recreation for for all of those things that go into what, what this whole kind of journey we're all in means and we as architects are kind of facilitators for what that journey is and, you know, while the second phase
As to the building is not your worship facility, you have a very nice worship facility you've you've begun this master planning with with a very good beginning. So
I see my opportunity and my mission to, to functionally add to the great facility that you have to create both a gathering space, recreational facilities and a place that, that that tries to,
at once be an appendage to this facility, but also be respectful of it and to, you know, not not try to create recreate something that's, that's already here, I mean, we have an opportunity to add to it to,
to create a place that that you guys and your children will all hopefully be able to use and to have recreation to have functions, all of those things, I think that are important in any community, you know, a lot of our experiences with you know, we, we've had the opportunity to work on different kinds of churches and temple facilities. And, you know, we've worked with a number of different kinds of cultures, my wife particularly is Lebanese. So we did a large master planned facility for the Eastern Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City, which very, very closely kind of parallels a lot of the functional components that we have here, including a second phase that included a gymnasium
facility, a counseling center, and, and youth facilities as well. So and we've also done it for the Baptist Church. So we've gone from one end of the spectrum, to the other and, and the, the key is, is that that I find, frankly,
more more about the different cultures that are the same than I do different, frankly, because it all boils down to the people involved in it and what what we do to create an opportunity for those people to function as a, as a community. So
I am more than pleased to be here as an architect and hopefully is as a member of, of
the bigger community that we all exist in and hopefully I can work with you and achieve what you guys want to achieve in terms of your facilities and make it the best it can be. And you know, we're we're part of this journey just like you guys are and, and myself and my staff who want to be here to serve you and to, to do what we can to make it as good as as it possibly can be. So we'll be here from from the day we start drawing till the day it opens. And we'll see a lot of you there and a lot of happy faces hopefully both with you guys and your your children that will enjoy the facility as well. So thanks to all of you to Mr. Den who I've known for a while and worked with in the past and
have a lot of respect for and, and Azzaman and the rest of the building committee who I've met and you've got a good group of people working on your behalf. And I think it's going to be a great project for all of us. So thank you again.
So then we'll begin the signing of the contract signing
just leave it the next week or
whatever everybody left
it's okay we can do it quickly. John Medina
small Al Hamdulillah salatu salam ala Rasulillah Loma Linda main fauna on fanomena alum Tana, was it no Inman camera he mean ask Allah subhanaw taala teachers would benefit us benefit from what he told us and increase as a knowledge. I mean you're behind I mean
so inshallah Tara was another story from the Quran and as we mentioned there when the stories of the Quran are
as a lesson to learn from because these stories are
mentioned by Allah subhanaw taala himself, so they have to be extremely special. And you're gonna put the thing on the screen is
So, today's story, probably not too many people have heard of
it is the story of Okay
anybody heard of him?
Bill and then that
That's good. So at least I can tell you something new.
ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada said, in sort of what you're earning him never a lady.
sent her home in her third to vero Shavon Africa. And I mean, an all we mean, yeah, I'm 100 Tell them recite to them, to
the Sahaba, to the kuffar of Quraysh to mankind, tell them the story of the person whom we have given our evidence, our proof, our eight hour lessons, but he in Silicon Valley strong word, he detached himself from it, and the shaitan. So the shaitan followed him up, and he became of those who went astray.
It was said that there was a man, his name was the Lamb been the aura
behind them that aura, there's a very important word in this area, which is the word to you now.
We have given him
we have given him Allah subhana wa Taala has given this man so much any so much knowledge.
It was said, you know, when I was giving this class in New York, usually all my students are taking notes, even though there was like maybe 150 Only and there's maybe from 250, there was only 50 taken notes. This man it was said, the people taking notes in his lectures where 12,000 is now Shara Maqbara, an ink bottle 12,000 People just taking notes from him. He was a major scholar, very, very educated, highly
knowledgeable about the deen. And this is, by the way, one of the most scariest stories for any person in the field of Dawa very, very scary story. Why? Because the lamb reached that level. He reached that level
and he was highly restricted in his community. And he they heard that Musa alayhis salaam, with his people, they are passing by their village, their city and the
Going to Philistine they're going to make a mock this. So when they saw that when they heard they heard about that they were very scared.
That loser might come and take over their the city. Some people said it was Musa It was another prophet, but most of them they say it was Musa alayhis salam.
So the people or the village went to Bill and they said we need a favorite. So what's the favorite? They said, We want you to make a dua against the Prophet of Allah.
Make a dua against that Prophet that's coming to take over our our city.
First he hesitated a lot. How can I you know Subhanallah Yanni we are
regular people. And if I tell you
make a dua against Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam, no one, no one amongst us will even think of doing something like this. How about a person that was given so much knowledge? It's out of the question. Anyway, his wife whispering,
bribed, tempted money position this and that long story short, he approved.
He stood on the top of the mountain he raised his hand and every time we make dua against Musa the words come out against Musa supposedly they came against them. So they tell him what are you doing? We tell you a big lie against Musa says Allah I'm trying it's not coming out against Musa
it's not coming out against Musa
Musa Islam with his people, they camped in a place next to the village. So he said since that is not working. I'm gonna give you an idea. Now Subhan Allah loco, he in Celica, he's out
Allah subhanaw taala said when I was shooting a lot of foreigner who behind what I can now ask Allah illallah wa Tada Hawa, Sama fellow who can miss el Cal in Milan lay out a truck who your life there Lika method will come Alladhina cat there will be a Tina Fox OCL Casa de la whom interfor karoun.
So he told them I'm gonna suggest something.
You say he said you send your most beautiful woman
as salespeople, the selling stuff to the men of the camp, and make sure that
whatever the men of the camp asked for, tell them not to say no. Whatever they asked for, and you understand, right? Whatever they ask for, let them give. Pick the most beautiful woman and send them there.
One of the followers of Musa alayhis salam took one of the women and went to Moses camp. He said, Are you telling me Moses 10th? He said, Are you telling me that this woman is haram for me? He said yes, you cannot. He said I don't care what you say. And he committed the fact he shot with her. The minutes he committed the fair he shot with her instantly found plague spread in the camp.
The people came and they killed both the man and the woman and the plague is gone. Right like there. This is what by the way, we all know that these are Israeli yet nothing from you know authentic hadith by what is, like I mentioned before many times, our whole goal is the lesson. Okay, the lesson of the story.
What is the main lesson of the story? First, let me start with the word Athena.
My brothers and sisters, don't ever ever think that whatever you have is because of you.
Everyone like one like specially the people are friendly, the people of knowledge. Michelle, if I'm a speaker, I'm a Khatib Maulana Mufti La hawla wala Quwata illa, Allah fear Allah, Allah He, this is the beginning of your destruction. The minute you start boasting about these things, you're out
Wallahi I am ignorant until Allah taught me. I was astray until Allah guided me and we are all the same. All of us.
Anytime, anytime Allah give you Tofik anytime you felt that you fasted, you donated you prayed TM you came to Asia you came to treasure you helped an orphan you helped a widow you built a legit anytime immediately you bring it back to Allah if Allah did not make it easy for me what Allah He I am and I'm gonna *
he'll miskeen I am nobody always bring it to Allah has been fugly rugby always the minute you think you became a doctor because of your money and yours a lot of work and a lot of NO NO, YOU DID YOU TOOK by the means but it is always Allah who facilitated all these means for you to be able to get to that level, whatever that level is.
Allah said at now I gave him then I gave him that level,
if you look at the ayah
Allah said, fat bow who shaytaan
the shaytaan Captain whispering, you are beloved you are this you are this, you are this, just like we have these days, you are the shakes. Also, you have 1 million followers on an epic. On Facebook, you have this you have that people start thinking that somebody
and I was mentioned before, and I keep mentioning all the time don't ever, ever get attached to me. I'm a human being just like you get attached to my message. get attached to my message to the message I'm giving. I'm a human being. Don't get attached to a person and then have that person commit a sin. Something wrong happened to him. If he did it, who am I not to do it? Don't ever always take the message. People can look to Adam, every son of Adam commit sins, every son of Adam and the CTO, the speakers, the monana the muffins are all from the son of Adam. So I get hooked to the message I take the best for this man have. Okay, so shaytaan kept him following him until he
went Syrah as Baja middle housing he became from the ones who have power
he became from the ones who went astray. They'd quickly what are some of the lessons? The first one we just discussed? Don't be boastful of your knowledge and piety. Ask any chef tell him what is the most scariest Hadith you've ever heard?
What will he tell you? Oh, forgot the chocolate.
What is the most scariest Hadith Juma? Anybody
very quick, Allah he deserve a chocolate for this ego and a body also
a soul as I said and said the first people that will be going to hell
is not a Jew is not an idol worshiper is not a Christian is not a no no, no. It is a half as of the Quran.
It is a Shaheed it is a person who donated all his money.
That's the first three people why? Allah knows. I can fool you tell you I've got all this knowledge to teach you to spread the deen. But Allah knows if I'm fooling you. Allah knows what's in my heart. I want to be called to stairs. I want to be called this I want to be every time I walk in. Hey, Salaam Alaikum one come on, come come in. Allah knows what's inside.
You know? So
Allah, they said, Why did you go and memorize the Quran or you became an alum, your Allah just to spread your deen? He said no. You did it so they could call you out and share this that that's why you did it. And it was done. It was said about you go to hell. Why did you die as a Shaheed ya Allah to make your word? The highest. They can emit Allah. No, you did it. So you could be they call you Shuja very brave. And it was done. Go to hell. Why did you give the money you want to spend in your cause I built massage that is only for your cause? No, you did it. Just so they could say, Ah, he is so Kareem is so generous. Be careful in the fundraising. While you're raising your hand.
Be very careful. Who cares? Who sees you if that 5000 10,000 wasn't going to be given? Give it silently if you fear if you really
your real intention is to encourage others that's a different story. But Allah He that needs men that needs real believers to be able to keep purifying their intention. Yeah, I'm really doing it to encourage others, if that's the case, Bismillah.
So, Second, avoid avoid situations which threatens your faith.
What does that mean anybody can
One of the lessons we learn to avoid situations that threatens your Eman
In a very simple
house he said no, I cannot do a DA against the profit finish.
How could that be justified in any way?
He put himself in that situation.
And shaytaan so the door open the lizard bit jumped. That's why you have to be very careful.
That gray area is very dangerous. The minute you start opening your Hola, it's okay shaitan is waiting right there. He's waiting for you to say it's okay once he jumps in and makes it beautiful.
Participate in Halloween you will become amongst the people who go straight. Avoid the company of the wicked people. Subhanallah the wicked people kept on whispering on his head until he took the wrong decision. And he was doomed. He was destroyed. deviation from the commands of Allah opens the door for the shaitan we discussed that time. How can What does this hadith have to do with the whole story?
So as I said, the Hadith in Bukhari whoever misses us or the prayer intentionally, then it is as if he lost his family and property.
Can you imagine? May Allah subhanaw taala protect you protect your family, protect your wives protect your homes and properties? But can you imagine one day you go home? You see all your family that your house is burned?
This is almost the law right? So big catastrophe nobody could say oh, what's the big deal? No, no, everybody would be really hurt.
Have you ever felt like this when you miss
the person who's really close to Allah subhanaw taala who's really struggling to be close to Allah, Allah He missing one salad is according to the Hadith equal to going home and finding all your family and the house destroyed? Came in what era? What era?
He goes, family is gone. What does that have to do with the story? The point is
supposedly when your demand is high like this man he reached with the with the knowledge he has, you're supposed to any simple.
Marcia, small Marcia should make you tremble and save what am I doing? You know how is no way I would do something like this? No way.
If I miss a class, as if I destroyed my my family's killed them, my house is destroyed. How about for me to do it against the Prophet
because the closer you are to Allah, the bigger the weight of the sense will be on yourself. How many times you you're driving, you're with your family. And you look at the watch and it says 540 and Margaret is 550 and you haven't played us on your you're panicking. We have to stop we have to do something we can't you feel like you're gonna lose your mind.
Because this is this is this is you. You are you are a slave. And the master said this is the time for some odd so you know that cuz I have to stop everything and do what Allah told me to do.
One of our few he told me if you ever become a teacher, make sure you use this formula for them. What is the formula chef? He said? When people ask you how did you get there? What did you do? Tell them to start where you have started?
What does that mean?
Allah when the only time I became
very close to Allah subhanaw taala is when Salaat became my main concern.
When I put the salad first no matter what happened, I have to pray every salad on time when I did that
Wallahi everything started falling into place.
When I stopped everything when we used to stop in New York in the middle of the snow and the police came and surrounded us. What are these people doing under snow in the middle of the highway? Five six guys putting their head in the snow and it was it was 550 I can't I'm gonna miss we have to do it.
When nothing matters except Allah subhanaw taala
especially the salah. If you want your children to be righteous children
from the moment the salah becomes due to them salad salad in a very kind nice manner. Not forced them. If you don't pray, you're going to hell beat them up. No, no, no, this never works. That will never work. Nice, kind, loving way. Well
law here. You will see your children Bismillah the coolness of your eyes
another lesson is in the middle man become a teenager.
This is very scary
that if there's another Hadith it's scary also is that a suicide Salam said that the person will do the amount of Al Jana had. Yep Covina who obey the agenda Allah. So yeah, and then beyond an early nerfed Columna
Allahu Akbar he will be doing all his life damage have an agenda and there's only one yard between him and gender he will do he will start doing the hammer if and if not, he will go to hell. And there's a person who is doing it not all his life. And then there's one drone one yard between him and the agenda is start doing the Jana he will go to general. Now the automat said Allah subhanho wa Taala will never disappoint.
or humiliate someone who dedicated his life to the deen. So how can we apply that in the Hadith? He said
Aha, the automat said he was doing that. I'm Jana. Priya showing off. Look at me. I pray for him Jamar, look at me I donated Look at me, to you. To me, it looks like this man is doing damage of Alexander but to the eye halaman Hayabusa shahada to the one who could see the heart. Yeah, and among similar well after he knows that this all fake.
It's all fake.
So we go back to the main point.
If I want my last deeds to be my good deeds, I have to increase the good deeds.
You see your presence here in the masjid
one by one Subhanallah
Do you know you are in the best place on earth?
You are in the best place on earth
in the best night of the week.
a fun because
the surgeon the best places on Earth are the houses of Allah. And the best day of the week is Joomla. So for me and you to be here at the best night in the best place Allah He had them further up. Do you know how many Muslims Muslims are disobeying Allah as we speak? May Allah guide us all and guide them I mean they're behind me. But Allah chose me and you to be in this environment surrounded by the angels via Allah.
So this is this is anatomia Quan, please open your ears for this last statement. This is an aroma that you have to be grateful for. Otherwise it will be gone.
And Anam not a doom. If you do not be grateful for an AMA if you're not grateful for the NEMA The NEMA will be gone. And if you are grateful for the NEMA what happened
but then Shackleton
as he did, I will increase you how would we get increased such a gathering? How can we get increased? For example, the thing we learned will apply some people will take this and callous they will change their life some people handle that was a nice lecture some people he's sitting with us, maybe just by body so but there are some people who Allah subhanaw taala where he has either Allah Who and Adina.
Allah will increase the people who guided more guidance May Allah make us among them chama so Annette Bahati was was a man are judged by the way they end. So for me to increase the possibility of having a good and I will be going to the masjid coming from the masjid attending a lecture going to Juma helping this visiting the Sikh going to a funeral serving my family is a dad taking my family out and having fun together as a family in a halal manner is a bad all I'm thinking about is how to please Allah through different channels. So I'm increasing the possibility of dying of dying in a with a good and so when
from this lesson, we heard this die that's probably I repeated the million times please. This keeps saying it all the time. Keep repeating it for yourself for your children, yarmulke level globe Fitbit can be allergenic bill, I thought he is the biggest scholar. And you know, I'm the biggest scholar on this and that Subhanallah but he messed up his Deen. He used the fitna of Lisa, you send it to the to the to the to the camp. And subhanAllah his heart did not die on the deen. So Yamaoka level Kullu sub
called the allergenic yarmulke label Kullu sub bit pollutes allergy allergenic Yamo candidal Kullu sub bit Galoob zariya T allergenic, my whole offspring ya Allah keep them understand, always make this dry you can always make this dua
always make this right especially for our children that are surrounded 24/7 by haram May Allah subhanaw taala protect them. May Allah protect our wives and our mothers and our our fathers. May Allah subhanaw taala. Strengthen our Eman and increase our love to one another. Zack will not hear that from Luffy come as Salaam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh