The Jihad of Emotions
Channel: Mohammad Elshinawy
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after praising Allah azza wa jal while recognizing we never fully can and testify to his unique oneness, and to the finality of the prophethood of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
and reminding myself in you with the Taqwa of Allah to live consciously of Allah and dutifully to him subhanho wa Taala and welcoming you all the new to the Blessed House of Allah, the mighty and majestic.
My brothers and sisters when Allah azza wa jal called back His Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in death. This was the greatest calamity the earth has ever and will ever endure the most tragic event in the history of the human experience and the Sahaba for which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was there everything.
Many of which, in Medina when the news left his apartment, their legs could no longer carry their weight, and they felt and hysteria began to spread.
And when US reached Abu Bakr Sadia karate, Allahu anhu, was a bit distant. At that hour, he made his way quickly, and entered through the crowds addressing no one and went straight into the house of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
and he uncovered his blessed face sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and kissed him between his blessed eyes, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and he said, Hey Ian, well, may you turn ya rasool Allah, you are forever blessing whether this body of yours alive or dead or messenger of Allah, you are blessed it in your life and in your death. And Allah will never gather cause you to experience death twice, you will not never gather to death for any one person. Meaning and hamdulillah it's over, you will never have to go through it again.
It had to happen.
And then he covered his blessed face sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and he walked out. And at this point, some of the Sahaba like Omar Radi Allahu Allah and their grief or their shock had transformed into rage. And Omar became in denial and he began to yell at the people. Whoever said Mohammed has died is a liar. He has only gone off to meet Allah the same way that Moses had a special meeting with Allah and He will come back and he will punish anyone who said he has died. Anyone who has lied about him. What law he hasn't died.
And so I will walk in walked out and he said, Oh, you who's swearing at you and had him sit down and he stood in front of the people.
And he said to them, his famous words whomever used to worship Mohammed know that Mohammed has died sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and whomever worships Allah knows that Allah is the living that never dies.
And then he recited the I lemma, Mohammed Gunilla, so don't cut colored men cuddly who Rasul and Mohammed is both a messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, messengers came to pass and passed away before him too, as a matter of routine and collaborative manner aka become if he were to die or be killed. Will you turn your backs on your heels turn your back on Allah and the dean? 1 million caliber Allah RTV for Allah in your door Allah Hashem and whomever turns their back will not harm Allah in the least once He is Allah Who shake it in and Allah will certainly reward in full those who are grateful.
Why was Abu Bakr Radi Allahu I'm able to handle it's better than Omar.
It could not be because his love for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was weaker than the love of armor. That couldn't be it's because Abu Bakr is
is the undisputed number one, and between him and second place is an immeasurable distance. It's not that his love was weaker, it's that his piety was stronger.
without taking anything away from that class of the Sahaba, who are truly unique by Allah's testimony, the best human community ever brought out for humanity. But when it compared to Abu Bakr, it's a different ballgame altogether a different measurement altogether.
And this is what I wish to linger on in these few minutes. One of the greatest signs, manifestations of piety of true religiosity
is when your emotions and what the Dean ask of you go in separate directions. Everyone's pious, when things are easy when things are comfortable, when things are aligned with what they're used to or what they like. But when something happens, that shakes you, shakes your emotions, drills at you, knocks you off. The people of piety are those who align their emotions with the dean. They don't get blurry on the Dean because of their emotions. That is the idea.
And then they buried him sal Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and then his daughter fought him out of the Allahu Anhu said, yeah, and escape for Baba and fusuma. And that's how could you? How could your souls bear and tafel Turaga Allah rasool Allah, how could your souls bear to throw dirt on the blessed face of the messenger of allah sallallahu I said, How did you get yourself to do it?
And Ennis did not, you know, respond back to her because he knew she was not saying this out of real objection. She knew this because she knew how much he meant to us, Sal, Allahu Allah was sending them so she expected us to struggle with this.
But she understood at the end of the day, and he knew from her she was just grieving.
And that is why he didn't respond. He knew that us being so emotionally devastated by the death does not mean we're not we're going to dishonor the disease and not bury them burial is an honor. That is why Allah legislated it. Imagine imagine of course the Prophet sallallahu sallam said his body is special and different and Allah would not allow the earth to cause it to deteriorate we know that clearly. But imagine someone else we love them so much that we can't stand to bury them that would be a dishonouring of them to leave them out to dry leave them out in the air leave them to decompose and change deteriorate right in front of us.
And so that is why you checking where the emotions are is so important.
How much do they dictate your decisions you know
they learned this from the Prophet SAW seller himself insight Muslim both of these I hate we're excited because the Insight Muslim, even miss rude about the Allah Allah and he said that we were on a journey between Mecca and Medina and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam stopped somewhere where Becca had the EPA cam and Hello, and he cried and cried so intensely that everyone around him broke down.
And then, without knowing why, and then he explained to them how it all started. He said to them instead then to rugby and Estelle funeral you owe me for lemon Valley. I sought permission from my Lord, to seek forgiveness for my mother. This was his mother's grave sallallahu alayhi wasallam, whom he lost at six years old, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I sought forgiveness for my mother or permission to seek forgiveness and Allah did not grant it to me. She was among those who turned away from what had reached her of what was left of the religion of Ibrahim Ali Salaam. So she was liable. And so I couldn't seek forgiveness for her.
And and then I sought his permission to visit her grave and that he permitted me he said, and so now visit the graveyards for a NASA to vacuole melt because it will all help you remember death, it will all help you remember your meeting with Allah and hotel he is number one, and how even if you you were related to the prophets, Allah Allahu Allah was an himself. This is the separator, you have to go in with your own towhee but notice how emotionally moved he was. And yet he did not overstep when it came to the rights of Allah azza wa jal, and sometimes we say Don't get so emotionally, you know, out of whack that you violate others don't get so emotionally imbalanced that you violate the
greatest rights, the rights of Allah subhanho wa taala.
And, you know, these three examples do have death in common the death of the Prophet SAW Salem, his mother, but it's not just about death.
It is every decision that you make, because we are just emotional beings. It's always on and Islam doesn't tell you to turn it off. That's very important. We don't come from a stoic tradition or the stoic philosophy
which basically tells people emotions are unreliable emotions are dangerous. Turn off your emotions. No, you know, some people try not to get happy at all, just so they don't get sad at all. They just try to turn it off. And that's a cop out and human emotion is an asset. It's a it's a great tool. And it is a great blessing of Allah azza wa jal, and it is a form of human intelligence that we uniquely have. But when push comes to shove, when you're at your decisions, how does that play out? At every decision? When someone burns the Quran somewhere to seek your attention and manipulate your reactions across the globe somewhere? How do you react? Right? Are you measured? Are you calculated?
Are you balanced? Or when someone burns your fantasy about exactly how your kids are going to grow up? And then what degree they're going to have an what profession they're going to enjoy and exactly which person they're going to marry when that goes up in flames and you feel so betrayed will you know your limits, and realize that your emotions are not the Bible and doll or you're going to burn things down with you.
You know, speaking of that, that subject of emotions and love and marriage, in social Bukhari and elsewhere, there was a woman named Betty Iran who was a slave who I shared with the Elana spent on her freedom, she liberated her she emancipated her, her husband Maleev. Remain the slave he was still among the slave class. So it was her right to not want to be tied down with this man and his limitations and social limitations. So she left him.
But Marie was head over heels in love with his wife, if not best as he would walk after her in the streets, pleading with her to take him back. He would walk circles around her crying, begging her with his beard grown men soaked in tears, please, please take me back.
To the point that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said to his his uncle, Al Abbas, he said, and that's a hard job. Isn't it crazy? It's so so surprising. Shobu movie thing very rotten. We're both Dewberry rotten movie. Isn't it crazy how much he loves her and how much she hates him at the same time. Same exact time. She can't stand him and he just can't stop loving her. And then he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam ma are all in Muto, Idina Mifflin Nica. I don't find any solution better for those that are in love, like whenever possible just to get them married, whenever possible, get them married help. And so he led by example, salallahu Alaihe Salam, and he approached
her. He went to Vera, and he said to her, I Metalogix really want to take the guy back. I know technically you're but like, just let him take him back. She said to him, and so notice he's he's sympathizing with someone in love. It's he's emotionally alive. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam right? But when she said, I took more money out of surah Allah, are you commending me? Like is this like a religious instruction?
He said in nema. Anna Scheffer. No, no, no, I'm just trying to be a middleman here. I'm not saying this as a prophet. I'm saying this as a well wisher. I'm just stepping in between trying to help out trying to vouch for that guy, a NEMA and a chef Scheffer. And so he said she said to him, let hagit Salafi, I have no need for
I'm above that. New Life new me moving on to bigger and better things. What happened? He stopped sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. He did not see himself the messenger of God entitled to overstep, you served from her her autonomy, her choice
to choose who she wants to live with. And he is who he was. So Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam, right? Think about that, you know, this is not a small issue. You know? It's not just 400 years ago that some guy named Rene Descartes says, I think therefore I am. No, no, this is very alive, is very alive. People now see themselves, their sense of identity is purely based on how they feel. That's a problem. That's a humongous problem.
I feel therefore I am right. I need to reshape reality based on my fantasies, which are all over the place, the danger of emotions that things change every day. So how do you make a permanent decision based on these temporary emotions? Forget other people disagreeing you're going to disagree with yourself in 10 minutes or 10 days you're about to and so to refine it in the prophetic way to regulate it as he taught us sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This is a profound objective of our Sharia. May Allah azza wa jal guide us on YouTube it only has stuff for Allah Allah many welcome.
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the fifth and final example I will share to begin this subject and it deserves hotbar after hotbar in sha Allah we will spend some time on it, hoping Allah guides us through it. Xena was either the first child of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam either heard or Qasim she was definitely his first daughter sal Allahu Allahu alayhi wa sallam, Zane Robinson Muhammad.
When her husband Abdullah us was on a trip,
the Messenger of Allah became the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam revelation came to her. She of course embraced Islam immediately. Her husband comes home, what happened? I became Muslim. He said, you know, your father's a good man, but I'm not accepting Islam. You see, because peer pressure doesn't just pressure kids, right? He couldn't handle the the emotional chastisement the humiliation that his peers would level against him. So anyway, he said, I'm not going to be a Muslim.
The Muslims flee from persecution eventually and migrate all the way to Medina.
Two years later, the Battle of bed that it takes place, despite the disadvantage, Allah gives the Muslim this great victory at bed, among those taken captive
by the Muslims was her husband at will us and she's still in Mecca, she had to stay back with her husband.
And so the Muslims now are receiving deliveries of offerings ransoms, so their relatives could be let go. And so among those packages, they received from Zeynep and necklace, so that they would free her husband leave her husband.
When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw this necklace.
He broke down sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he emotionally broke down.
Because this was the necklace of Hadiya or the Allahu anha that she had gifted to her first daughter on her wedding night.
And so it brought back everything, Khadija.
And so he went to the Sahaba and he saw this necklace and he said to them in the raw a tomb and to Licola as your aha, what I would do Alejandra Allah. If you guys think it's alright.
Free her captive for her. Let her husband go and also send back just graciously her her property to her. Notice how he said that Salah why it's your right? As emotionally charged as I am at this moment. What am I going to do you serve? You're right. These were the leftovers, the spoils of war these this army came out to end your lives and so naturally you survived and this is what they left behind. It's your right in Allah's eyes so I can't impose on you, no matter how I feel right now
to accept this. So if you guys think it's alright, let her go Let the man go. And just send back here again. Of course there's a hybrid of the Allahu Anhu seeing the prophets of Allah hearts and I guess they did exactly that. And then he sent a message with with us to be gracious as well and to send over his daughter to him salAllahu alayhi wa sallam.
When she was put on the camel to head to Medina.
Two men have borrowed nit S word.
And a man by the name of naffaa refused to let her go. They chased after the camel like No, he just devastated us at bed that he's not going to have his daughter back. And they ran after the camel and began prodding and stabbing the camel with their spears from behind until the camel tossed her off. And she fell, and she miscarried. She lost her baby. And she had to be taken back to the family of her husband, her former husband, the deceased that will allow us to take care of her and she ultimately later got to her father. But she continued to suffer from hemorrhaging from bleeding and sickness and weakness until in the eighth year, and this is important bedrooms in the second. So the
second and third year after the migration, she gets there then dies in the eighth year, and only in the eighth year. There's the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam say, you go to those two men, and you burn them alive.
You think as a father, you would have said that five years ago, but she hadn't died yet. So it was an eye for an eye yet.
But that wasn't just it. After he said that and the death squad was heading out to exact justice on these two murders and his warmongers. Allah reveals to him and he stops the squad.
And he says to them, I said Burn them alive. And Allah said, Nobody burns people alive. Nobody burns people with fire but the creator of fire.
Go kill them, but not by fire.
Even that weakened that ability, Alayhi Salatu was Salam. And so
they head out
and before they could reach her bottom and unless we're at the mercy of Allah azza wa jal reached him as they say, he becomes Muslim. And he brought grades to Medina.
And somehow, the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam was able to accept him as his brother in Islam, after all of that.
And so how do we get ourselves anywhere near these ideals? How do we refine our emotions?
In that prophetic way? How do we make sure we retain our emotions, this beautiful component of human beings that Allah gave us, while not getting burned by it when it flares, right? When it gets fired up? In sha Allah, we will spend the whole talk on that but just keep that in mind. Try your best however, you can think of it exercise it know that when the dust clears, and on the Day of Judgment you arrive, there's gonna be these moments, they could have been blink of an eye moments, when you accept it to be uncomfortable.
To say this, admit it or not saying that hold it back. Or wear this even though you're not used to or not wear that even though you've been doing it for years to accept this to quit that against your comfort? That could be what makes all the difference you will show up on the day of judgment you did it did what that moment of conquer moment of conquest May Allah azza wa jal grant us many of those moments before we meet him Allah whom I mean. May Allah Azza did forgive us our past and our future since May Allah azza wa jal to guide our hearts and our minds always May Allah subhanho wa Taala cure our sick and clear us of debts and have mercy on our disease. May Allah azza wa jal grant us
firmness when that is required of us and may Allah grant a strong resolve upon doing the right things always. May Allah guide us to the best decision that every crossroad and help us write his path in the most straightforward fashion Allahumma Amin Salallahu Salam wa barakaatuh VNM hamadryad early he was happy he made