Channel: Mohammed Faqih
IIOC Khutbah on May 26, 2017 by Sh. Mohammed Faqih
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Tonight, after sunset,
our holy and dear guests will arrive, the month of Ramadan.
And we spoke in the past about preparing for the month of Ramadan
and getting ready for it.
And now in the next few hours, one should internalize everything that they have been thinking about, and finalize their plans for this month and not waste any more time.
our engagement with this month begins.
From the moment we see the crescent
and it should be very visible today. So look out for it. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaches us that when we see the crescent of a lunar month that we remember Allah subhanho wa Taala even when we see the crescent, we are reminded of a lot of Zodiac this great gift of a lot of
this great gift.
And this time the gift is even more precious, more special. Because not only when you see the moon is that an indication of a new month, a new beginning and another opportunity for you. But also, this time is extra special because it is the crescent of the month of Ramadan. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaches us to remember Allah, glorify Him or as Virgil Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Allahu Allah believe me when a man or will me when a man and when you see it, you ask Allah, that to bring us up to bring it upon us in a state of blessings with blessings and safety and security.
remind yourself of this. Other blessings that we have that we often take for granted and forget to thank Allah Subhana Allah for safety and security, many people are deprived from it. They don't even remember what it feels like to be safe and secure anymore. May Allah subhanaw taala secure them And may Allah Subhana Allah help them
in their difficulties. So you ask Allah to bring it upon you in the state of
safety and with blessings. Aloha mahalo, Elena balloony or bill me well, amen. And most importantly, amen.
How often do people
come upon an opportunity like this with their Eman, shaken or lost?
So you ask Allah Subhana Allah to bring this month and especially this month of Ramadan upon you in a state of Amen. You need a high level of EMA many people can even get themselves they know. Ramadan is a great opportunity. They know what they have to do. But they just don't have the spiritual energy. Eman has gone so low. over the year or over the years, it went so low that they don't even have the energy to get up
and do what they have what they know they should do.
When they know that they're running out of time, and that every day and every month brings them closer to their end.
Yet that in and of itself is not enough. They need email they need a boost of email. That's why you asked Allah subhanaw taala to bring it upon you in a state of safety and EMA.
And both are important because if you have a man but you don't have safety
You won't be able to focus.
And if you have safety and you have you have no emotion, you won't do anything.
And that state of safety will work against you. Allahumma HelloWorld enabled me when a man
was salamati when Islam and wellness and Islam
because Islam is what prescribes for you how to
properly take care of or invest or take advantage of every opportunity. slot gives you the blueprint. The roadmap, gives you tells you what to do, what celebrity will Islam, and then addressing this Crescent, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to say, Rob be Rob Buccola your Lord and my Lord is Allah subhanho wa Taala we don't worship the moon God or the No, no, it's just it's not even a symbol of ours. So reminder, in everything, there is a symbol everything that will also hat Allah created for us, reminds us of who our Lord is and what our mission is all about. Everything is a reminder of that sunset sunrise, you know, the new Crescent, the the end of the
month, right? wind, rain, any any condition anyway, even weather conditions clouds, everything reminds us of Allah subhanho wa Taala you see, you see blossoms you see trees blossoming. That reminds of Allah subhanaw taala fruits remind you of a lot of trees reminded dead trees or barren land reminds me of a loss of habitat. Everything reminds me of Allah. And Allah just says, look, ponder reflect how Allah subhanaw taala causes something that was so alive to die in how Allah Subhana Allah brings it back to life.
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over one you know every every time you open the must have almost in every sewer, there is loss of habitat is inviting us to ponder, reflect and take heed.
So there begins our connection with the month of Ramadan or there begins Ramadan's ability to connect us with Allah subhanho wa Taala and it doesn't stop there tonight. with Allah tada we shall pray to Allah
and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam if I may just go over 24 hour schedule real quick. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us to take advantage of the nights of Ramadan. We don't actually fast until tomorrow.
But Ramadan, and the spirit of the month of Ramadan begins tonight after sunset. So look forward for a short prayer come in time for Asia
and catch the Salah or the student that before before and the prayer
and then be ready for Salah to Tel Aviv and commit yourself to pray tarawih every single night as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a hadith collected by Imam Bukhari and Muslim Nakama Ramadan Manawatu 704 Allahu Mata put them in them be whoever prays the nights of the month of Ramadan
with full with a man out of faith and hoping for the reward of Allah azza wa jal that individuals sins will be forgiven. Whatever since they have done in the past, shall be forgiven.
make sure that you pray with it whether you pray in Jamaica or you prayed at home, make sure that during the month of Ramadan, those of us who are not that committed to praying whichever whichever is a tsunami occurred.
And in the Hanafi School of Health is wiser. It's
it's a very important winter. It's so important that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam prayed with her even when he was traveling.
Now we know that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam did not pray. The regular student is the ones that are before the horn after the horn before also after Mohammed after Isha. But when it comes to Whittier, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam always prayed with with it, whether he was traveling, or he was whether he was in town.
Likewise, the sooner the tour occurs before future, so pray with her. And remember,
remember that Ramadan is also the month of
we have spoken about the importance of preparing your dryness, if you haven't, you can finalize it today and make sure that from day one, or from the first night, you start with your list
and do not get bored of repeating the drop.
Now we know the promise of a lot
radicals seldom made. When he whenever he meant he didn't always make the right and whatever. But whenever he made the right in whichever history was along the DNA of humans were finished humans are faced with the same drought.
We know in every salon, we make the same thing over and over again.
Which is, is the last slot on the stuff to guide us to the straight path. By the way the hardware is brought, we're broadcasting it live, and it will be recorded. So if you if you're interested in the material, you don't have to record it while you're sitting, just focus, and inshallah so just get the link i rctv. On YouTube, you will find the entire hook Bobby in the light on. So where did we?
Where did I leave?
Yes, don't do not repeat your job. And by the way, the more you repeat your dry, the more likely it will be the chances of that being answered will be will increase. Don't give up. So if you have a special request a special need.
Special wish that you have tonight, starting from tonight and for the next 30 nights.
Now is your chance. Allah azza wa jal advices. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us that when the month of Ramadan begins, the gates of genda will be wide open, the gates of Hellfire will be closed and Allah subhanho wa Taala changed up the devil's and a law will call upon people
come a bevy of highly activated, whoever intense or wishes to do good or achieve good come over, Now is your time.
start your job tonight. And then make sure that you follow the prophetic tradition, the prophetic sooner that you get enough asleep that that so that you could wake up late at night, or early morning before fudger and that you have a meal, even if it's three days, even if it's a small meal,
eating the whole dependent you know whether you look at it as late or you look at an early morning, I look at an early morning, eating sort of before the time of fudger is a prophetic tradition sooner. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam emphasized that and there is Baraka in it. So make sure that you set your alarm clock make sure that you are of those people who wake up. Even if you feel like you don't need you don't need the meal you can you can do without it.
Right. It's not
It's not an act of virtue, on anyone's part to say I don't care about food and Ramadan and
this particular meal and you want to take it easy, take it easy on the sweets, take it easy on the desserts, take it easy and it's a Moses and all the other things that you know, but when it comes to breaking your fast on time as early as possible and having that Sahu
right, do it with the intention of
following the prophetic tradition and seeking the Baraka seeking the blessings of Allah azza wa jal, not only are you going to be given energy, but also Allah Subhana Allah will bless you and you will be rewarded for it. Imagine eating and being rewarded. Imagine eating being an act of worship. Likewise, the scholar said, even when you rest when you sleep, make sure that you do actually serve as the sub means what I mean the whole month when you fast or you you pray at night the Prophet keeps saying amen and wacky seven email and means out of faith. He said means looking for or seeking the reward of Allah being you want to be rewarded for it, you want to be paid for it.
Right. So make sure that you do this up. So when you put your head this Mikela home will be will be careful. say Oh Allah in your name, I put my head down, and then your name I rise.
So make sure that you follow when you do that you will be rewarded. You'll be rewarded for for every minute every hour for the amount of sleep that you you get because this is something that you are dedicating for the sake of Allah Xhosa and you're doing it with the intention of getting enough strength to do more a battle to get closer to a loss of Hanna who would
make sure that you come for pleasure. And you pray for your ngema.
Nothing like virgin ngema whosoever prays pleasure in jamara that individualism, the protection of Allah and if you are one of these people that pray Tricia and Gemma and then you make sure that you pray fudger in JAMA in the masjid in a congregational in the with the Congress
Then it is as if you have been praying all night long.
So you come and you pray your project engineer or you come early enough to pray your your son, and then after. This is the month of Ramadan, if you have if you can spare half an hour to sit down, and remember Allah subhanho wa Taala there is your opportunity to earn the reward of Hajj or Umrah
You finish reading you're just or whatever portion of the Quran you intend to read every day, and you do the color of Allah subhanaw taala. And you asked a lot to bless that day of yours, and watch the level of energy productivity
happiness that you're going to enjoy that you're going to feel
these are very precious hours, that's when the risk is being divided, that's when the rest is being given.
These are the hours of the early hours of the day or the hours of Baraka. And so Pamela,
it was not in the old days. It was it's one of the shameful acts is for, for men to be found sleep during that time.
It was it was shameful even amongst amongst non Muslims, even amongst the jolly Arabs, because that's the time where men would rise to go seek their race
and earn for their families.
And bear in mind that when you do that,
and if you if you need to, after you do your recurrent after sunrise, if you have time to rest you can rest but if you do that,
on your way to work, make sure that you also take advantage of that and I tell you brothers and sisters, let us cut down on our exposure to all these radio talk shows and news and you know, nonsense that we find well ah you feel much healthier, and you will be less stressful and focus on listening to foreign have have have your an recordings or audio files
ready or some some sort of beneficial lecture and try to learn or try to listen to as much good advice or reminder as possible. And take advantage of this trick that you make to work. Even when you're stuck in traffic you will be less stressful by the way because when you listen to frustrating news or you listen to nonsense, and you're stuck in traffic, and someone comes and cuts you off, and you're fasting or you're stressed about you know, not having your morning coffee, it's gonna be very tough
for you know, for anyone to maintain their their there.
So you want to make sure that you're not in that zone you make you want to make sure you're surrounded by angels. You want to make sure that you are surrounded by something that will that will calm you down and keep you connected with with what your day is all about Allah subhanho wa Taala because you're fasting for the sake of Allah azza wa jal. You're listening to wherever you're listening, that reminds me of a loss of habitat to be with Allah azza wa jal, you're not going to have so called Ramadan rage, there is no there should be no Ramadan rage.
You're supposed to be a better person, a calmer person and hamdulillah. The first day is a Saturday for most of us. Most of us are off some of us may be working with most of us are off. So maybe you have Saturday, Sunday, and it's a long weekend. My understanding is it's a long weekend. So you have three days to acclimate yourself with the month of Ramadan. You don't want to you don't want to sleep throughout the day. You want to make sure that you keep a reasonable schedule, that the first three days are reasonable. first three days are what you can maintain for the rest of the month.
So and then, remember to keep your day all about the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala make sure that you pray your vote and your answer on time. And it's preferred that you pray in the masjid with a jamara. You go early and you pray your sinners and take advantage of the precious hours between us Warren Buffett.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that you have a person who's observing fasting is accepted until they break their fast and at the moment at the time of them breaking their fast their drive is answered. Take advantage of that. And learn with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us May Allah Subhana Allah allow you now to have a beautiful, productive and amazing Ramadan. Aku has a polis of Roma honey welcome through here phila camino Allah for Rahim.
Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala
For those of us who inshallah intend to come to the message by the way, the more you say in the masjid the hours that you spent before the Salah every moment that you spend is an act of worship in and of itself.
We want our community to know inshallah to Allah tala that today is has been determined to be the the last day of the month of Shabbat. Therefore, tomorrow inshallah tada will be the first day of Ramadan. Saturday May 27. is the first day of Ramadan Tara we will commence will will start tonight insha Allah azza wa jal after a short prayer, Asia will be at 930 we're going to
end taraweeh before 11 o'clock and show my Oh, by 11 o'clock. Pleasure to prayer starting tomorrow will be at 445 we have
we have the Ramadan calendar or the prayer timetable. Bear in mind that the Federal time that we have there is the time where you when you can pray. Now that doesn't mean that
for those of us who are concerned with the timing, again, there's there's an uncertainty there is a level of uncertainty with the timing due to the various methods of calculation. And it's very difficult or impossible to pinpoint the exact moment of the arrival of failure time, but you want to be safe, you want to be on the safe side so you don't want to pray before time. So make sure that you don't pray before that time that is on the schedule, but also you want to be safe with regards to fasting. So we are recommending that you at least start eating and drinking 10 minutes prior to that time.
This is a recommendation and again because it's very difficult for us to pinpoint the exact time of done so keep that in mind inshallah Tada. community forums will be Saturday,
June at all community of thoughts will be in the month of June
with exception of the last Saturday of the month of Ramadan which will be the eve of eat inshallah to Allah. So there will be three community stalls on the third of the 10th and the 17th of June there will be no community for tomorrow here or the last Saturday of the month. Please make dua for the community. Make a draft for your families and remember those who passed away of our brothers and sisters who were not able to
be with us this year. Remember them and you pray for your parents. also reach out to your relatives and your friends. Pray for them congratulate them forgive one another mail offs of how to Allah forgive our sins alemannic iPhone to Hebrew alpha one Alpha Kappa Alpha one allama salmonella Ramadan masala Ramadan Elena Eva de la ilaha illa anyway either the turbo enhance mocha well belly to the corona Corona have Coca