Why We Pray #02
Channel: Mohammad Elshinawy
Series: Mohammad Elshinawy - Why We Pray
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Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala nabina
Muhammad Abu whenever you
begin the name of Allah, all praise and glory belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala, Lord of the worlds. And we testify that no one is worthy of worship of Allah alone, the true supreme King at the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a service and his messengers.
Before we begin, we're going to have to humbly request that everyone in the front and in the back, do their best to keep their voices down. And those that have children to keep their children with them, or to ensure they are
We continue to child last gen as we had began last month, in the Saturday night program, with why we pray, right to try to
re infuse our solid strength with one's head or to add to that solid those components were supposed to have of strength and concentration and due diligence in our solid and we said that we break. First of all sola is the most important action in Islam.
And we said last month,
that Salah helps you in the rest of your Islam, it's the director of God.
And we said that Salah is the twin of every worship in the Quran, you hear it paired up with all these different acts. And number four, we say that Salah is the mother of all worship, there is no worship that demands of you all of you at the same exact time. The way that follows us in lava salata una, sola is a preoccupation, it's a buisiness.
And the fifth, we said that this was the final words the final will and interest rate of our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said to us, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah with a man aku the Sala Allah Be careful regarding it, hold on to it, and fear Allah with regard to those under your authority.
We continue now with Charles pan regarding this program with a few more of the virtues of solder
to bring to light this great ritual and what it has in store for us if we perform it and offer it properly. Number six is that Sala is the true way to measure your religious commitment. It's the measuring stick or the mirror for the believer.
So a person can check their email and how committed they are to their Deen to their Islam with their Salah in the same way the doctor can measure your temperature with a thermometer, right? Because that's the way to measure everything else. We said it helps do it everything else. Also, you want to say if you want to see how well you are in your Islam, the best way to do that just check your solid.
that'll tell you how you're doing. As the Hadith that we already discussed mentioned, the first thing a person will be asked about a woman has to do with the Salah, right? Firstly, you'll be asked Allah, if that goes well, then it's automatic, everything else will go well.
And all those who had the greatest religious commitment, all those legendary figures, you always hear about the lectures in Islamic history. If you search behind them and you investigate their lives deeply enough, you will realize that it wasn't their knowledge that made them so great, or where they were born or who they were born from that made them so great, or any other act that made them so great, except that first it is because they will greatly Sala and the opposite is also true.
If you see those who do the act of the hypocrites in the oma today,
and those that mark aspects of Islam, sometimes evil
and those that claim and take pride in being liberals, I'm not bound to the religion of Allah, right? I maybe I'll pray I'll go to Juma on duty but I'm not going to be committed to this whole thing, right. If you search after these people, you will see that they are careless even in their solar.
Or perhaps it'll even make solar at all because that's the truly to measure how someone else is committed. And the profits and the love
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Young man in law, whomever wants to know what he has with Allah, his share with Allah the size, right that he is in the sight of Allah, not how you see, you see yourself how people see you. If you want to know your real weight, if you're a heavyweight in your deed, or you're a featherweight and you're indeed fairly old man and
that person should check what Allah has in his life. What kind of shared is Allah have in your heart that you'll know by that your share in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala
it says that on the Day of Judgment of law as
a semi, Alavi will bring a man that is big, his bodies of great mess, right? He's very heavy in his body is very great in his frame. Phil is in order in the money Jenna have our own, and he will not weigh anything in the sight of a lot not even the weight of a mosquito know the wing of a mosquito. Right? If a person wants to know what's their weight with Allah, let them know what let them check what is the weight of Allah's religious commands, number one is a scholar in that heart of this.
And that's why it has an
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thing could possibly be of importance to you of your religion. If Sala is not important.
I mentioned a bit of this in the homework. Sometimes it's good.
But nothing else are you doing right? I'm a good Muslim, I attend the protests, right? Every Philistine protest, I'm there. That's an awesome thing. But where's your Salah? Perhaps at times those that attend the protest or the Mr. Sawyer in the brothers itself? Then what have you done really the most correct way to measure your religious commitment, everything else may be in made out to be is not sought out of yours. That's the most accurate way.
You can measure your religious commitments.
And I say to everyone, if you want to measure someone else's, even though your primary concern should be your commitment, but if you want to measure someone else's religious commitment, the number one way to do the solid.
So when you want to know should I trust this person or not? Should I give this person my thoughts or not? Some people have this misunderstanding. It's not for me to judge. No, no, no, Allah is the ultimate judge. But there are certain ways we have to judge
but he's gonna start visiting frigidly Dude, you're gonna give him your he betrayed Allah. That's if you're not even making smaller. This is a person that has betrayed the first one to ever bless him. What makes you think he's going to be loyal to you and your family are loyal to you in the business contract. If you want to know how to measure someone's religious commitment, have the most accurate way to do so is that solid number seven of the virtues of solid is that solder was a part and parcel of the religion of Allah. And it is as old as men, meaning it was given high esteem in the Islamic religion at large or administered religion at large. Because a lot only sent down Islam. I'm not
gonna say the Abrahamic religions, right? Because their religion is one in the dealer and
we don't believe in this whole concept of the Abrahamic faiths. We may accept it we may swallow it they mean the religions that believe in Abraham, okay. But for these religions have come through Rahim, Allah has to be approved by him. No, I have to always make that point clear. There's only one thing as Abrahamic faiths, a law so that says my candidate who do
what I can kind of hide from
him he wasn't a juror Christian, but he was a pure Muslim. And he was not of those that associated partners with a lot.
So I mean, the Islamic religion at large meaning all the prophets of Allah, follow that one Islam, and that one is lovely had have had different rulings, meaning the Shetty Ivan Rahim Allah is certainly a bit a little bit different. Okay. The Sherry our musasa have been a little bit different.
Some little differences than our Shinya, right. And the difference is, we know we can talk about them later. But the point is, there is one thing that always remain the same
as that is Allah
because there is no good in a religion that doesn't tie you with the Creator. And Salah is how you get tied with the creators of
any other religion in the world. You'll notice it is based on the creation somehow.
Christianity Christ the person, Judaism, a tribe, Judah, right, Buddhism, Buddha,
Confucianism, all of it is tied to a person, place thing or idea something created. Islam is that which connects you with
Created and Sala it means Selena it is a connection that connects you with the grid. That's why it always existed. So you find that Ibrahim alayhis salaam
remedy says Robbie jan de Mogi masala ominto Ria to LA make me of those that established the Sala mean my offspring. So there was a lot of Sharia. If you look at
the solid he was
and he used to command his family was solid
if you look at Musashi Salah is about him
yeah Mussolini and Omar hula hula Anna fabbrini Sala, I am a Montessori they worship with me so worship Me and establish the Sala Maria Maria, Maria Maria Marathi Dr. Or Chi was to the right or Maria
be developed to your Lord and was to the end makoku mixer juice prostration and make Roku those that make Roku right and this is solid sujood frustration and Roku or valve is solid. And Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was told by a surgeon what more oil it was.
And command your family with solid was not was possible means that the patient was aware that heavy thought means be heavily patient, be very patient with your family. When it comes to sign up. Make sure that written they're solid. So this is something that existed with all the profits. This is what shows you this of what shows you the value of your salad and also in the water.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam collected about him that he said and confirmed that he said national Mirage MBA we the community of the prophets all of us who may or may not know by a man in Alaska at Napa Sala we were commanded to place our rights on our lifts in Sala and I say this collected automatically Some people think that your medic believes you put your hands here in Florida, right even even Malik himself, narrative that heading to students he collected himself, right because he's something all the prophets did. So even if their Salah was different, they still made salah and of the unifying factors with their follower that they all place their rights on the
number eight of the virtues of Salah is that Salah is the trademark of the Muslim lens. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said men soil, soil etc.
Whoever prays our prayer was step cabella tip letter and faces our direction of priority. We're at Cal at the bee health center and he eats from our behalf right out of our slaughter for vertical Muslims and this is the true Muslim
that has the protection of Allah and the protection of his messengers from above.
So the scholar said from this hadith and otherwise, that of the ways to recognize our Muslim lands or non Muslim land is that the Muslim land contains people that pray the way that Muslims pray. Okay, and they face the direction the Muslims face, they don't just create it to their own right and the Ito the Muslims eat these how you know the Muslims are
and they said if you enter a land and you cannot hear the event in that land, then this is of the signs that this is not a Muslim lead.
Right. And so the answers that the prophet SAW said that when he would go out in battle, he would wait till the fidgets on the morning, right for insomnia I need and if if he hears the bed in the morning he cancels the whole mission. Right? And if he does not hear the event, he continues on with the expedition.
So of the signs of Muslim lens from the lens that was the lens a place where the event is apparent the soil is seen. So that is what defines Islam for Monday, Islam emerged from non email and that's number nine. of the greatness of solder is that Allah called it
as if they are wanting to see as if there is no email without solder.
And there is no sorry if you don't have enough.
He said subhanho wa Taala.
Warmer can en la julio de Monaco and along with not unbefitting of who are what is the most just the Most Merciful he would not allow your email your faith to go two ways.
This is talking about what the meaning of this is the change of vocabulary. When the table as I changed the Muslims were praying initially to were telling me
Love this right in Jerusalem.
And then the Libya was changed according to many of the narrations in the middle of Sala the Muslims around third grade a different direction.
So the super half from among humanity, the fools from among humanity, those in Medina were antagonizing the Muslims, the Jews there, they said, Look, the Muslims are praying to the wrong direction the whole time.
Right? They were praying to the wrong direction all the time. And now they change directions. That means all that follow they did is going to waste because the tip is actually here. So Allah says and are not
alone would not allow your man to go to waste in our best says if a man here installer, he's not gonna allow those solids to go to waste.
So look at the man or solid being called the man to know its value.
And a lot of our capacity elsewhere will be known.
And those that believe that really believe in the Hereafter, you know, they believe in it.
And they safeguard their prayers. So it says if the ISC who believes in the Hereafter, the one that admits believes with his heart that his tongue that it's true and the one that makes Allah so meaning if you say I don't believe in the Hereafter, or if you don't make Sala it says if you don't believe in the Hereafter, and they're sending meaning.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said to us
that the difference between us and them is Allah. Whomever leaves it has committed could mean the opposite of a man. So it's as if he's saying when you do make solid that's your email. So solid equals email. That's number nine.
Number 10. Solid equals
innocence from hypocrisy from nifa.
Allies audiences in mafia three now you heard the rule of law. Well who are the hypocrites? they
deceive Allah Meaning what? in their blind hearts they think he deceive Allah. Allah cannot be deceived, one cannot be tricked. they deceive Allah and he is the one that reality is deceiving them
will either form you know soil as your karma kusa and when they get up for Salah they get up leisurely for dragging heavy hearted, they don't want they do so why do they do it that continues and says, You are our own and nuts, they're just showing off to the people, and they don't remember are one that Sala except very little.
So the Mona was the person that doesn't make Allah or makes it he doesn't want whereas the person that gets up and he makes a solid willingly these of the signs of dispersion is innocence from from hypocrisy.
And as soon as the height of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, as the scholars mentioned a person to try to figure out a way to do this, I didn't say what this is yet. I'm setting the stage for to do this at least once in his life. And he said some of Maharani was 11 solidary. Whoever prays for a law that's the first condition sincerely, Marina Yeoman 40 days fija in congregation meaning five times a day for 40 days in general and congregation.
You have an EU law in each of them is catching the first of luck.
kuchibhotla houbara attack to innocence is written for him. Two certificates, two guarantees are written for him.
borrow a 2 million differ over 2 million now innocence from hypocrisy and innocence from the fire. Whomever prays for Allah for TDs injera catching the first Allahu Akbar. He gets to guarantees a guarantee from the fire and a guarantee from hypocrisy
and tsunami, the Buddhist world, the hadith of
Thailand, he said the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said about the Day of Judgment. Yes, she Flora buena unselfie, Yeoman Thea, that our Lord our master Subhana. Allah will uncover his shin you know, the shin is, you know, Russian is our Shin anyway, Is this right? The Shin is just a symbol, the meaning of the word, not saying what the machine is saying the shin is a part of the leg. Right? For us humans, the shin of Allah is in a manner befitting His Majesty understood.
I'm just translating Shin because we may not know what Chile's right.
But the shin of Allah is in a manner befitting His Majesty, a long conference.
Here's how it is only a one notice.
We can encompass a lot with our knowledge, right?
And then when he does that, what happens? He sets a love
for us to do minimum minimum. And every true man that has been a movement, and every true woman that has Emad will make suju to allow the Day of Judgment. Whatever men can, yes Judo dooney area and asuma and there will remain in extending, or all those that used to pray in this world, but just so people would see them and hear about them.
Forever had Leah stood fair Oh.
So he will go to mixer Jude. But his back will be turned into a single plate meaning the vertebrae in your back will lock. He will not be able to make sutures. These are the hypocrites as a laws it says about them.
Yamauchi foreign surfing, will you the owner either Sue Judy violators of the rule or they will come when the shin will be uncovered who shall clarify that Obama will be uncovered and they will be invited to make sujood on the Day of Judgment, and they will not be able to? harshly I can absolve them from Videla. Their eyes will be down cats from disgrace and humiliation. Why? Walk by the can Are you the owner in a suit Judy welcome Sally moon because they used to be invited to make subdued while they were still safe. So the person that got invited to the June meeting in this dunya and continues to make follow up consistently, five prayers a day on time, preferably in the masjid,
according to the nurse, whoever does so to the best of his ability, he gets innocence from hypocrisy. And from these punishments of hypocrisy, right?
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number 11 and I'll close with
is that the entire universe makes
the entire universe without exception makes sure that there's only one very small exception. Some of humanity doesn't. Some of humankind doesn't. But everything created mix Allah.
Allah, Allah and Allah is to the level men we serve our women fill out, don't you see that Allah, He is frustrated to buy all those in the skies. And all those in the earth was Sham soil, when new June and even the sun and the moon and the stars while Japan and the mountains was shuttered, and the trees with the lab and all those animals that crawl on the ground, were Kafeel minuteness and many people not only were Kathy and her colleagues
and many others, the punishment has become a reality of Wonder Woman you hit a level family and whomever will humiliate no one can honor them How humiliating them out by them not being of those that makes Allah not of those that makes it you they're the exception to the entire universe.
Lots of articles Allah says, lm, Tara and Nevada, you said before level Memphis,
what type of coolness?
Don't you see that our love is glorified by all those in the heavens and all those in the earth and even that bird spreading its wings. Each one of them has known its own solid, it or each one knows how to make solid.
They make solid all of them. The End the everything you know is that actually you mentioned in this ayah and he is known for speaking very well in the animal kingdom especially. He speaks and he says
that this is not hard to understand. Because we see that Allah has placed the guidance in the animal kingdom that the wisest human beings can't reach. Like what human being knows how to use his arms to fly, right? And there's something that we know from the animal kingdom. It's something that increases your demand even to reflect on it, how
everything is formed. And then he guided it through its own survival through its own works. You know, the way he mentions in his book is fairly, you know, certain things that
Oh, how shall I say this?
It will. Okay, so I asked him where he saw the who saw it.
The authenticity none of my business, I'm just going to mention them to you about the guidance in the animal kingdom, just giving examples of all guidance within creatures.
He mentioned that there was once a a container
filled with honey.
And you know, whether it's funny, or there's sugar, when there's sweets, there's ends,
but the ads couldn't get inside the honey. Because of the way the container was shaped, it just couldn't get inside. So the ads would crawl down the leg of this table or this bench and would go all the way to the wall and climb the wall and go across the roof and,
and throw themselves in. Right bonds live. Right.
And he mentions also that there was a they it was witnessed that there was a keg of some like grease or fat, right oil, a big cake, okay, American beer cakes. But that's what cakes are was big barrels. That's the most easily imagined cake in America, unfortunately, but the cake is a big barrel of garbage cans filled with oil or butter is and the mice would sneak in at night to eat from it. Both the level of the oil went down to the mice are at the top now.
And they can't reach the oil anymore. And they can't jump in because they'll drown.
So they would run out and fill their mouth with water and come back to the top and spill the water in the gig. Spit it there and then go get some more water and come back and spit it until the oil rose oil would rise to the bottom and then they will drink from it.
And of course what you know what how the honeybee makes his honeycomb and how
the dolphins and the whales in the sea with Bill echoes. They speak to something amazing. So for them to know how to make salsa is amazing at all right?
Justice, we're in minutiae in the use of vehicle behind the owners behalf. And there is nothing except that celebrates his phrases. Allah says once you simply don't understand their praises, you just can't get it. But it's everything. And so far I've met a lot of articles analysis when Nigel was sheduled yesterday,
and even the spar and even the tree mix to do both of them.
And Allah told us
that the angels declare and admits there are those that makes a lot and they say when eaten slow food and indeed we are those that rank ourselves. They make great
the team will soften l will F and l will also never stop. Won't you make your rules straight the way the angels write themselves straight in front of their Lord. They feel the first line first before the next until they are perfectly locked in their in their rows.
And the students.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said in the aroma that's how I see what you don't see was permitted for me to see things you can't see what I smell, the smell and I hear what you don't hear out
what color the skies have grown and they have every right to grow. Because there is no place of four fingers except that there is an angel there placing his forehead Institute to Allah subhanho wa Taala
on, he says
he says when he went to a mirage The Night Journey, he says follows the ideal way to learn more in the bay tomorrow is the cab of the skies. So the cabin here is for the humans in the gym. And the guy above the skies called the beta lock modes for the angels. He said
he came into view I saw it. So I said oh god What is this? He said this is a way to move. You suddenly he could laomi Samburu alfalah every single day 70,000 angels make Salah hear
either Harajuku men who layer or do the E FF.
When they walk out they never return to it for as long as they exist meaning every single day 70,000 new angels make hedge or make solid in advance.
How long has that been happening? and for how long will that happen? And we think we human beings or somebody right? We think we're big in numbers are big in size or big and biceps or whatever. We think we're bigger, right 70,000 every single day.
within two minutes, the items are
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said nessa gibreel family. You realize them came down
He led me in Sala because he was teaching him how to
Late tomorrow, sooner or later, sooner or later.
And then I prayed with him and I prayed with him and I prayed with him and I prayed with him and then I prayed with me, meaning he led me in five years in a row. He showed me how to perform the five prayers across America meaning so I can show you how to mix up properly front of Allah soprano what's odd.
And in Bukhari and Muslim,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said either a man or a man for a minute when the Imam says I mean you say me meaning
me no mean Alma
because whomever saying me in that statement of his coincides meaning it matches in this time with the mean of the Imam, his previous sins are forgiven.
So when the Imam says me, say I mean, because whoever's mean matches the mean of the angels, he gets forgiven. So if you switch it around, that means what when the Imam says, I mean, the angel is saying me. So you see the same time as the moment the angels, we all make Salah together in the same way and you will be forgiven for your sins in this manner. And finally, it is very important because it shows up the idea of the masjid how we have to be in the masjid, especially in sort of Joomla.
either Can I own with Joomla Joomla on Friday,
can I avoid machinima
on every door of the angels are standing there. The actual goal and a wonderful award, writing down recording registering the first one and then the first one meaning after him
for either jellison Imam poles. So then when the Imam sits meaning where
meaning there is an article, he says, once that happens, follows sort of they close their books. I'm going to close my book too. So you guys don't get scared. Okay, I'm done. Both were jealous, who is your own advic and they sit there and listening to their reminder.
So even the angels in Juma and they listen to the multiple, because the hook was part of the prayer. Part of solving job is to listen to the victim before the slide itself. And the angels do that. And you must do that. Meaning they sit there writing who's there early because you should be there early. And once the Imam sits there missed out. There's no more reward for coming early. They're sitting down now listen to the
so the entire universe mix Sala don't get caught dead being of those who doesn't. Who's the exception? And people ask sometimes why they have a hard time in their life. The whole universe is going in one direction and you're going against the tide. That's why you feel uncomfortable. That's why you feel like your life is difficult. That's why you feel depressed and stressed out. You're going against the tide of the universe. So the entire universe makes all that will stop there. And we'll see how far it takes us for next month. The child will just let alone later and forgive me for the location. Your brother's invited to the dinner and wanted me to remind you this is an evening of
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