Years Of Deception
Channel: Moutasem al-Hameedy
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Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa early he was seldom and the worst things in the religion are the newly invented matters for all the newly invented methods and religion, or an innovation and a bit and every bit is misguidance.
Imam Muhammad or him along to add, narrated in his most nerd his great collection of Hadith,
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so this authentic hadith
collected on the authority of Abu Haryana the Allahu Anhu
that Allah's Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that ahead of you there will be years of deception
during these years of deception,
those who are true
will not be accepted or believed.
And those who speak lies
will be believed and accepted.
Those who are trustworthy
will not be held in trust. And those
who are who lacked trust, who are not worthy of trust will be trusted and looked up to
and do during these years.
a specific type of person
will open their mouth will talk a lot will speak. So the Companions didn't recognize the word. What does it mean? So they asked what is web Allah or messenger of Allah? What is this? He said, a foolish person speaking about public affairs, speaking about matters of great importance, that concern everyone,
those small minded will start speaking about important issues.
This is a profound Hadith, where the Prophet salallahu alayhi salam prophesizes, and tells us in advance about something that was going to happen.
And this thing that was going to happen is one of the signs of the Hereafter. And being one of the signs of the Hereafter doesn't mean that they happen tomorrow. It will be the Day of Judgment. No, it just means that
the day of judgment is drawing nearer, that we are getting closer to the day of judgment.
And one of the first signs of the Day of Judgment is the prophethood of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in one Hadith he said, What if to Assa kaha attain, I was sent with in relation to the hour mark these two fingers,
meaning very close to each other.
And it's been 1400 years since that time, and we've been drawing nearer and nearer to the hereafter. But the closer we get to the hereafter, the worst things are going to be in general.
And the Prophet SAW Selim tells us about these years, not for us to mourn
and complain and feel bad about ourselves, or to wait for some kind of Savior to save us, or to give up on trying to be better people on the country. He's telling us the signs so that when they arrive, we are ready for them. We know how to deal with them.
We know what they require of us. So that we have a head start, we are prepared, we have guidance from the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that helps us navigate those deceptive years. So let's
delve into these words of the prophets also them and see how they relate how they relate to our times and what kind of benefit we can draw from them. So he says ahead of you, he's speaking to the Companions, that in later times, there will be years of deception. So the general characteristics of the years they will be deception, the years are not deceptive themselves, but the people, the population, the lifestyle.
The values, the cultures of people will be deceptive. And deceptive means
the way they look is not reflective of their reality. That's what deception is. Their reality does not show on the contrary,
the looks is beautiful, is attractive, and pleasant. Yet, the reality of these years and whatever they contain is something that is way worse than that.
And being deceptive means that your natural level of perception will not be able to see through that facade.
Many people think deception Okay, yeah, I can figure this out. No deception means most people will fall for the deception. They won't see it.
Just like the hypocrites are deceptive people. When you see them. You see believers. They speak as believers they behave as believers they profess as believers they dress up as believers, everything about how they look like or how they act.
Come across suggests Eman and faith. And that's why most people don't figure them out. They can't find them out.
But the reality is disbelief. That's what deception is. So use a deception means most people won't realize the reality and the truth of these days, they will fall for the deception,
they will be taken for a ride.
That's what it means to have years of deception.
Then the Prophet salallahu Salam goes on to explain how this plays out how this deception plays out.
Those who are truthful, those who speak the truth,
those who acted truth, those who will remain true to human nature and the true values that humans are supposed to live according to
those who live in truth, those who act in truth, those who speak the truth will be looked down upon why because they will contradict the popular narrative that is prevalent in a society and a community. And because they go against it, they're not seen to be trustworthy, they're not seen to be saying the truth, they will be the anomaly, they will stand out, they will be ostracized, they will be persecuted.
Accusations will be thrown at them, they will be given names.
They will be seen to be the anomaly. Wrong, why? Cuz they because they don't fit in.
And that means most people will derive their standards, their values from what is
from what is prevalent in society,
from the norms from the dominant cultural and narrative.
So if a crime
and practiced by the majority of society or approved of by the majority of society, even though it's immoral, when you speak out against it, you are ostracized.
You are criminalized.
And not only by bad people, but by the majority.
Because the majority will fall for the deception.
So when people speak the clothes who speak the truth, they will be seen as liars.
They will be seen as immoral.
Because people standards don't derive from absolute morality and standards and divine principles. There is no reference point. The reference point for them comes from society. Whatever people hold on to wherever people live according to, then that's it. So they lack the moral principles. The lack the absolute nature of truth versus falsehood, morality versus immorality.
Even if the whole most of society departs from true human nature, there will be people who will speak the truth.
There will be people who refuse to be intimidated by the majority and they will hold on to the principles
and these people will be accused of being liars, immoral,
and so on and so forth. Whereas people who embrace immorality falsehood,
people who don't even speak the truth, they will be held in high esteem, they will be looked up to, they will be role models in society, they will be celebrated.
That's the deception, but most people won't see it. Most people will see the immoral ones, the liars, they will see them as the pinnacle of society. And then they will look down upon those who speak the truth and stand up for the truth. Most people will fall for that. And it won't occur to them, that we are contradicting the truth, because they will see that the majority is upon the truth.
Then those who are trustworthy, those who deserve to be trusted and held in trust,
they will not be trusted.
They will be held in doubt and suspicion.
Whereas those who are telling lies,
those who cannot be trusted with people's morality, people's well being those are the people
Whose opinion will be listened to whose decisions will be implemented and most people will fall for that
then the profits are low Salah clarifies another aspect of these deceptive years and another outcome of these deceptive years a feature that is that will be prevalent
that is the way biller will speak, will speak out,
they will be they will have a presence a strong presence, they will have platforms, they will be listened to they will be watched and followed by millions and they will be celebrated. Those are where you belong and the prophets ism was art who is avoidable, he said I'll fast
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those small minded foolish people who don't have who don't even make sense. These are the people who will be looked up to their speech, their opinions will be celebrated. And they will be all over the place they will be aired all over the place, the word will be dominant, their opinions will become popular.
But if it were to be a healthy society, or a healthy population, such people would not even open their mouths because nothing comes out of their mouth, but foolishness. But because the majority have fallen for the deception, foolishness becomes rationality.
becomes celebrated as the best style of life and the best way to live.
So the scales are altered, everything is reversed. These are the years of deception.
Why does the prophets of salaam tell us about that? So that we be aware of them. And it's not a matter of Oh, are these days the days we live in?
Well, if you look at our society, we have a lot of these traits there are these the days the Prophet Sam was talking about? Well, the Prophet did not speak about a specific time, but he was saying there will be years of deception. So as much as we match that description,
then it applies to our days, but doesn't mean our time is going to be the only time where the these words apply, no, there will be more. And most likely there will be days where the way the description applies even more to them. But it means that whatever percentage of
or whatever percentage that our state matches the description the prophets Allah Selim gave, we have to be careful.
We have to be ready. We have to take necessary measures to protect ourselves from the deception because once you become once you fall into this deception, you become part of the machine of deception. And you will start fighting the truth unknowingly. Because you're living from a state of ruffler unconsciousness and awareness, you have fallen for the deception, you have become one of its tools to propagate it and promote it more.
So it's important for us to live our lives conscious, being aware and not become desensitized
to that deception.
And one important principle, in order to protect ourselves from that is to
be very meticulous about where you take your standard from.
Your value system, where does it come from? What is it based? Is it based on social evidence and how the majority live? Or do you have more absolute sources for your principles, your values and your morality?
That's the question. That's the main point. Because if you draw your principles and your parameters from a source of absolute principles and morals,
then you will not be pushed around by circumstances. And by all of these ephemeral social narratives and cultures, you will be free from them. You'll be able to transcend them
Because truth has an absolute existence that is independent of any circumstances.
That is independent from what people think about it, or how many people embrace it, and how many people go against it.
The truth has its own independent existence, existence. It's not it's not a matter of what people think it's not a mental concept, although you'll relate to it somehow mentally, but it has an independent existence. The truth is independent. And it's there.
And even if all of humanity and all of the creatures go against it, it still stands strong. Regardless, regardless of whether was the federal law they will accomplish that.
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In another Hadith,
Prophet SAW Allah Salam, another authentic hadith the Prophet sallallahu Sallam
says to the companions in the menorah, Ikoma Yama summer.
Ahead of you there will be the days of patience. The days that require patience, perseverance and fortitude.
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So the prophets of salaam said ahead of you, there will be the days of patients that require patience.
In those days,
those individuals who hold on to the truth, their experience will be so challenging, that holding on to the truth will be similar to holding on to hot coals. Imagine you're holding on to hope burning coals in your hands
with all the pain,
but you can't let go of it.
And during those days, those who hold on to which you are upon or the companions of the Prophet sites,
they will receive the reward of 50.
So the companions said 50, from among ourselves or among them, he said 50 from among you.
Because this challenge is severe.
And it seems the prophets of salaam was talking about the same days, the same years the use of deception.
And the prophets also them in this second narration is giving us the solution to be able to deal with the use of deception. They require patience. They require patience. First, in the first narration, it's a matter of you discerning the truth, and making sure that your ultimate goal is the truth, that you have to make the truth. You have you have to be on a hunt for the truth all the time. And the moment you grow unaware of this focus, you can fall into the deception.
You all have to be searching for the truth concerned about the truth it has to be the center of your life.
Because this challenge is so overwhelming a moment you grow heedless of it, you are pushed away by the waves.
The second most important thing is that it will require patience because we humans normally try to fit in, not only consciously but unconsciously. A lot of what we practice a lot of our personal traits, a lot of our behaviors, a lot of our
beliefs about life come from our upbringing, from the environment we lived in, and most of them are unconscious. So it's very hard for humans to go against the social tide,
against the majority, against the culture, and not only consciously, but even unconsciously.
A lot of us will try to be different in the sense not just for the sake of being different, but different. Try to hold on to the truth try to practice the truth. There are so many things that seep into our character
that are inconsistent with our faith and we are not aware of them.
But it's Allah's mercy that he is forgiving.
So, for people to remain upon the truth during the days of deception, it requires a lot of patients first patience to remain upon this awareness of that you are seeking the truth and do you
cannot compromise. You cannot compromise, you cannot even grow he this, he can't take a break, you can take a break. And he can't allow yourself a mistake. Because if you commit a mistake, and you say I'll fix it later on, you might be just carried away by the tide and never be able to bring yourself back.
So you need to be patient and requires a lot of patience to be consistent upon something like that, to be focused in the midst of all of these distractions and the things that push you away things that work against you.
And then the pull of society is when a society starts to demonize you.
And it starts to force lives, in morality on your core giving, giving false, the best names, and then depicting the truth in the worst image ever.
Takes a lot of courage takes a lot of patience, not to fall for the intimidation, not to fall for all of this brainwashing. Not to fall for the allure and the attraction of fitting in a society and not being different because it takes a lot to be different.
Because you're pushing back all the time.
what society believes in what society practices what society celebrates, has a huge weight on every individual that goes against it.
But you have a very hard choice, either go against Allah and against your human nature and your foot Allah and betray yourself and betray your Creator or go against the pressure of society, the people of deception.
So requires a lot of patience, life will be tough. Your days will not be like the days of others. Enjoyment will be less
emotional pain will magnify.
Life will become harder.
To confess the truth and embrace the truth will become harder.
So it requires patience, and patience. There's one thing one important thing about patients patients means that
there will be there will be an end for this.
It's not infinite patience. Patience means this shall pass. This will come to an end. Just hang in there.
Hold on to your principles. Embrace this absolute morality, of divine principles. live according to them. It will be tough, but it will be over.
Because the other choice is to choose immediate relief and they will not be familiar with being fake relief.
But then for eternity, there will be suffering and struggle and pain. That's the choice. Choices are tough, and there will not be easy choices or has he been NASWA Utako a year all you have to know Allah says do people think that they shall say that we have believed without being tested?
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