Back to Basics – Kuala Lumpur – 2014
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Mufti Menk Live in Kualampur, Malaysia – “Islam Back to Basics” at Kumpulan Media Karangkraf.
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his entire household on his companions, we are supposed to turn on whatever to bless every single one of them, and to bless every single one of
us, and we commence with a prayer for those families and those who have been affected directly and indirectly by the Malaysian Airlines is only corrected we pray
to Allah grant us a miracle and our grounds
may be subtle to those who have been affected by Allah Subhana Allah Allah bless us all. Brothers and sisters, back to basics. If we take a look at the time
when people were involved in March, they were
doing things which were absolutely barbaric, and they engaged in that which did not make sense. People worshiped sticks and stones, and they worship other people.
They were hierarchies in society and community. And at the same time, those who had a high standing position and got away with murder, and those who were lower standing society.
They will always be allies and sometimes need to be simple.
If we take a look at what happened to women, for example, at that particular time they were traded, they were considered as a commodity they were not allowed to inherit, they have no right to own anything. They were given to those who were owed money.
And they were of those who have no position in society, nothing at all pastime, amusement sex objects and so on. And then you take a look at Allah has blessed us and bless us in so many different ways.
Allah says Indeed, Allah has stayed with the believers when he sent to them from amongst them a messenger who read the verses of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, he reads the recitation all the revelation, and he who cleanses
Allah subhanho wa Taala has made it very clear that this was a gift of Allah upon the moon, meaning those prepared to believe in the message of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he taught them the revelation and
divided into two things, Revelation meaning that which your maker and mine has entered down
as a word,
it will never change, and it will be valid until the end of time, we need to remember this. And secondly, the term wisdom will also refer to the entire lifestyle of the man who brought that message
whose name is Mohammed.
Peace and blessings be upon him.
So Allah says, These people were astray before before revelation, they were straight before believing they were straight. The same would apply to us before believing we are astray or we were in a state and we will only be rightly guided for the amount that we are prepared to surrender to what Allah has just made. mentioned.
In this beautiful verse, if you are prepared to surrender yourself to al Qaeda,
that is when you will be able to be guided, and so will lie. And the more we have turned away from it, the more we will be misguided. Even though we might think we are sharp, we are in intelligence. But if you take a careful look, you will come to understand that the maker of every one of us knows better how our system operates, where we were, where we are, where we are heading. So what took them out of there, this guide is what took them out of them as guidance. It was the gift of Allah that took them out of them. This guidance is Allah who chooses who will be rightly guided and who will not, he has put within our capacity, the ability to strive towards achieving guidance. But
ultimately, he's the overall guidance. This is why Allah says very clearly the opening soon. And we repeat this so many times a day, he
you alone, we worship you alone.
That is point number one, we worship a lot alone, and we will seek help from him in a way that he has condoned and he has taught us and then we continue to say, Guide us to the straight path. After having confirmed that we worship Allah alone, we will do nothing to displease our maker, then we say Allah keep us steadfast on that path, the path of wishing you alone, the path that will please you keep us steadfast on the path.
The path of those who you have faded, the path of those who you haven't seen those who have believed those who you would have been kind
enough to guide them to show them where they are, where they are and where they are heading, so that they prepare for the future, the real future in life today, we prepare for the future, but sometimes it is the future. Do you know what that means? That means I go to school, and I learned so much. And I memorize all the books and I get a certificate and I graduate and I go to university and I become something and if you are to be asked or if you ask me, why did you do that? Perhaps the answer would be the most of the people that our leader lies, I need to get married, I need to have children I need to have a salary, I need to have a house and I need to have a car and I need to be able to
afford life and then I need to afford a holiday or two as well.
Then I need to invest so that when I die, my children will be okay my brother when you die Will you be okay? That's the question
what are these We are not saying it's wrong to study and to prepare for the temporary future
but not at the expense of the real everlasting future. We are guilty of saying that I would like to set my children in a way that when I die, they are okay. forgetting that really we need to be asking ourselves when I die would I be okay? If we have
then we will be okay.
If we live up to
and we make sure that we try our best
then we will be okay.
He will assist us and this is why he says in so many different places in the
Indeed those who believe that established prayer and good charities reach out to others with arms to the poor and the needy and so on. for them. There is no me.
to fear there is no need to worry.
They will have their reward with their heart
They have no need to fear or worry, no sadness, they will never be sad. Why? Because they have invested in our
back to the basics to look at what it was that took those people out of the darkness and brought into the light, we need to understand, we must go back to see exactly what it was to get out of the darkness. And let's be careful not to return to a new type of darkness. This is why Allah says
and by extension, the lesson is for us all the females or today as well, with a lot of dresses, the wives or the messages a lot of money, and asked me to be in doors and ask them not to go back to what is known as a bumper to bumper,
perhaps, to dress for others. This is what happens to beautify ourselves for those who we are not supposed to be beautifying ourselves for, and to try and do and attract those who are supposed to be doing
something important. So go back to the
first period, there are different translations as to what exactly the first period is referring to what we know there was a time when people were in ignorance. So your dress code took you out of that period of darkness and brought you into the period of life. And it gave you the respect that you deserve to not go back to being the object that you were a long time ago. Do not go back to being a person who did not prepare for the day they were going to meet their maker for the ultimate life that would be everlasting Do not be the person of the past, who was afraid to the DVD that they turned all weekend. And they partied every Friday night and Saturday night and even sometimes
partying on a Sunday night to the degree that Monday morning that are half awake and half asleep.
is we earn we spend, we enjoy, we spend we enjoy when we die, people who don't have knowledge will say what
this man or This woman has achieved, they really enjoy their lives, they lived up to the age of 90, they had a lot of fun, they amassed a lot of welding, a deep the first ever call out to the one who they will now go to forever. This is why the period of time
underground when I invade will be far longer than the period of time that I would have ever seen above the ground. Remember
perhaps 70 perhaps at how much more would I want? Perhaps 90 then perhaps 100 plus slop essentially, Mashallah, with all the 2020 going on across the globe and the kidneys Will you say coffee the century will get excited.
The century that does not mean they won the match
does not mean that they won the match, no. But in reality, even though I was given 100 years, I will only be a winner on one system one plan, there is only one way of achieving that winning and that is develop your link with whom you are going to return to and remember one thing, the rest of us need exactly the same thing. The rest of us need exactly the same thing I needed as desperately as you do. So if you think that I am the one who is going to result in your paradise because I have a contact you must remember there is no corruption on that day, though. In this world you might have. You might want to jump the queue, you might have something you'd like to really bypass and do
because you know someone you may achieve that that does not work in the life after death.
People are equal
in so many different ways.
I need a lot as desperately as you do. Yes. Allow us some of us to guide the others that would be a reward for us who have made an effort and the reward even for those who have been
Granted, if I was guided through the effort of someone alone will reward them
and make it more easy for them.
easy for him to earn paradise. They will require and be paradise in the same way that I do
the same way that I do, and from this shavon comes to us to contaminate.
Don't forget that. Don't ever forget that when we return this evening we go to our homes, we should ponder over that term. Why do we repeated so often because that is the basic tenets of Islam. That is the prime teaching of Islam. It is what removed the people from worshipping people to worshiping the Lord of all the people.
It is what removed the people from worshipping sticks and stones and the material items or the value of the dunya to worship the event which is a value of the asset.
Something very important people do not like to be told sometimes because they are living in a comfort zone. So when we remind each other people get upset, they say that I am worshipping Allah alone. So this is why we say Don't forget,
he comes to try and return back to the first period of ignorance, but in a smart way, in your smartphone, and through your technology and your ye fi and so on. I remember the last time one of the youngsters asked me a question, and he told me if shavon was kicked out of heaven, how did he affect Adam?
If chiffon was kicked out of heaven, how did he affect Adam? I told him, and this was recently I said, turn on your phone. It turned it on. I said turn on your Wi Fi, it turned it on. I said what do you see? There are so many different wildfires that are available for me to connect on. I says, Do you see them? There's no. I said, Okay, now turn off your phone. The example I'm about to give is very different from a phone. But in the same way you can receive data and you can receive messages without seeing
them you can receive a strong broadband internet connection without seeing your photos.
intercepted by others they are encrypted is
when you read the last time you read somebody
and took a deep breath. read any of your messages. No. But at the same way we need to understand Oh knows how.
Schafer sees you.
They see you from position and you do not see them. So they attack you through your force. And they are the ones who give the false comfort to those who does believe
they are the ones who give the false sense of security to those who disbelieve
unless they give the false sense of security to those who disbelieve.
On the other side of the coin. Are we people who have a false sense of security? If that is the case? You're the man center your belief in Allah. Allah go back to me Yeah, can I
go back to that? And ask yourself and I'm going to show you
when it comes to my Allah
Who has come to me with the message,
but I will repeat it.
The best of creation is Muhammad.
Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the one whom we hope for and pray for his intercession on the Day of Judgment. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he has such a privilege. It's such an honor, we acknowledge it and we will only be considered believers.
amongst us are people who try to deliver the good message, we will respect them, we will honor them. And we will understand that they have perhaps been chosen by us,
to bring a message to us, and we will understand they are human beings, they may, they may make an error,
because they are human. And because they make an error, everything they say, we have to test it to see if it passes a certain case,
no matter what is being said, when I say to anyone else, if it is to do with your faith, and your preparation for the life after death,
you just the words that the person is actually do they conform to Revelation or not as simple as that if they do we take them because that will be the true preparation for the day we die. If they don't, we do not need them to say, this is why when a person associates a partner,
to Allah, say, for example, I recall you're not alone, and I asked you a lot alone and so on, then comes a man and he says, I can help you,
I can assist you, I can tell you so many things about your life, and I will tell you what to do. And if he comes and tell us, which is you
that we have associated that.
he is shaky.
I am the one who does not need to shift. So whoever wants to engage in such partnership between me and someone else, I withdraw, and I leave the two of them to do their thing.
very important, keep on calling out to alarm. Someone asked me a few days ago that if I am possessed by the devil,
surely I can go in and do those at lemans. And those 100 rose petals and I can run around the the universe
in order to be sure because
what other ways of doing
something very important you need to know Allah has a way and the system that he has taught for us to achieve and receive cure from our sickness and possession. And that is through permissible means you either receive medication or you continue recycling number on and make sure that you do it through the more honor the sooner and although the process might be a little bit slower. Allah knows while he has kept you in that condition for a longer period of time, with a man who would like to become rich. Again, you may have heard this before, he can either work very hard. And after 20 years, he sees wealth. Or he can go and steal and into corruption he can have millions overnight.
But those millions overnight will never bring happiness to him, they will bring about destruction, they will bring about that which will really make him depressed.
And this is why
when I see people winning the lottery, and they say
and I just say let him go and read the statistics of those who have won similar amounts in the past, see what has happened to them within a short space of time. They lost their health, they lost their lives, they lost their families, and they are totally depressed and they have nowhere in most cases go and search on the internet.
So if we are seeking in one of the ways of achieving that cure is going via the devil we will still be cured. We will still be given
quicker, but we are
we have done the wrong thing.
Never use the excuse of wanting something desperately to lead you to that which displeases No, because then you fail your test. So Pamela, it's like I'm telling you, this is a mathematics test. You're not allowed calculators. So it will take you a little bit longer to work things out there if you become a person who does things correctly. But then comes a person who says no one's watching me use my calculator
They will fail the exam
in no time, but you have to take your time to work out the some some of us will be well tested by allies. When certain things happen to us we want to use calculators. Allah has told us not to for that examination, it's just a metaphorical example. There are so
many opener rules. So we go back to exactly what brought them out. It was adopting what Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came in with to the tea.
Everything he brought, they considered it a gift. And this is why Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, as he has declared the basics.
We're talking about going back to the basics, he has declared the basis and he has shown us the path of happiness of the companions of Muhammad, Salah How did they achieve it?
have declared some
have a choice in this regard.
Male or female, who believe that they have no choice in this regard. That is the meaning of the term Islam and to surrender and to believe. And Allah says,
Whoever goes the kingdom or transgressors
against the instruction of Allah and His Messenger, they have indeed gone astray in a very manifest clear way. And Father stay not protect us from history.
What brought me out of them darkness, and that those were the basics at the time, and that goodness was based upon like I said, there are new ways of deviation, where people still think that you know what, I can change what was there at the time in terms of worship. Remember, when it comes to worship, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made the famous declaration in the situation? What is the declaration, he said?
name is Ali amona. For who are
powerful words, declaration, whoever engages in any act of worship that we have not instructed, it shall return to them in sin
and the evil
it will go back to them it will be bound to them. Which means the people at that time did not know how to worship Allah, not at all, they have no clue. So Allah gifts of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to the people in order to teach them how to worship Allah.
So when he came, he taught him Okay, you will do Salah in this way, you will give alms to the poor in this way, your declaration of faith will be this way, you will fast you
this way. And he will go for help in this particular way. These are five pillars the basis
can i say i go
needs to be at a specific place at a specific time in a specific way. I cannot claim that I'm going for because I have 50 million in my account My home is going to be a suit. Can I say that? You will wear exactly what the rest away. It's over. If you think you have a choice in Africa, what you did was not have it was something else.
The same applies to fancy
If you need you can fast at your own time. It's not fasting. You have to learn exactly how it was taught. You know some people fast and they
You know, perhaps one day there will be a certain type of food.
And we will be able to
see the past,
we will be able to pass through the day, it's quite easy. You get used to the
people in Europe at the moment.
1718 hours in.
And they tell you, the same class also come upon receipt is very difficult. But once
we have believed we have a man and it's coming from your maker, it's made easy, very easy.
This is why, you know, some people who have missed
for sickness or other reasons, when they are making it often, they always say it's quite difficult, it's not as easy to kind of amazing why, because it is the blessing that Allah has.
He made it easy for us. So we have to do exactly how the messenger has taught. And we have to understand and realize that from the very beginning, this was always a
person who is humble, that was the same that they are close to Allah, it was one of the main signs. So if you have a person who fulfills their prayer five times a day, who engages in fact, fasting so many times a week and who does
lots of charitable activity and who goes for how generous as much as they can, and they are constantly engaging and so on, to be honest in their attitude. They cannot be close to Allah, all this is a show. It's a show. That's what it is. You develop your attitude. That's the basis, you understand that the rest of mankind are your brothers and sisters in humanity, who are also
you will use every capacity of yours to try to convince them regarding what
that the most powerful way of inviting those who have not seen the light to the light is by living upon the light.
The most powerful way of inviting those who have not seen the light to the light is by living upon the light. But upon the goodness of this will others be able to see
others, respect the rest of humanity, what will happen immediately we find people having the wrong picture of who we are. And worse than that having the wrong picture of who Mohammed
was solely because we have
So it's important to go back to the original teachings of Buddhists. And that is impossible unless we learned that the many times we came to love the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam yet we have not even studied the in depth biography of this, and we don't even know the details of his character. The way you cheated the non Muslims who had harmed him physically and personally, he always maintained that they will turn towards the goodness instead of a waypoint. He always maintained who no matter who you are, if you look at a Buddha, who was known as one of the main enemies of Islam,
he called out to Allah Allah.
occasion he says,
the man or the acceptance of the faith by one of the two powerful men
we have a problem with another Muslim brother or sister.
destroy or destroy
We have two differences of opinion or five differences of opinion amongst us.
and you don't know they are sitting at the same time.
Is that going back to basics? Is that what we were taught? Is that
is that what he taught? Is that what he stood for?
it shows we have no
life we probably don't even know what he would have done in that situation. And our protectors, this is why there is a powerful
allows more talent has made mentioned.
The truth is a continue praying to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Forgive us and forgive our brothers who have preceded us.
And to not keep in our hearts any any,
any negative feelings towards those who have believed. Don't keep them up and brush towards those who have believed we are brothers and sisters in the DEA and our brothers and sisters in humanity. May Allah subhanho wa Taala help us distinguish between the two to understand the
data use us to share the goodness my brothers and sisters, it is important that we go back to the basics because there are people today who are trying to handicap the beam in order to promote it as a barbaric religion teaches the killing of innocent people wherever they are, instead of teaching them that
this is something that needs to be spoken about. If someone for example,
does not believe in the same thing you believe you need to
to them rather than imagined at a supermarket of your own and every customer that comes in
foolish America needs mental health. The same thing applies we have been those who are outside the door.
We want to attract them to leaflets and CDs and DVDs and videos and everything else.
And we need to showcase for example a man who wants everyone to believe that the Lexus 600 hybrid is the best vehicle. Or let's give you another example.
Maybe Allah knows best if you would like to market that as the best vehicle on Earth. When you are driving it you need to make sure that people see how comfortable you are
you a marketing partner, we are good at marketing, material value.
That is the basis
when people see you this year,
face they know you've been through difficulty you have health issues, you've lost family members, they know that you are struggling financially, but we're so happy when you
are so calm. When they look at you they know deep down there is a force behind the contentment and that is the link this person has.
Remember, you want contentment if you want to develop your
It's amazing. So this is a law he has given us all the ingredients the problem with us sometimes we don't even know the ingredients and sometimes they are right in front of us and we are too lazy to make an effort to get hold of them and to make use of them.
So, we go back to the basics how many of us, we would like a lot of goodness, we want to see ourselves happy. But I promise you
we could not be bothered.
And we say
otherwise most most nurses
who were talking to little children make an effort to get up it might be your last salah and the whole story of a man recently who asked forgiveness.
And he was
in Makkah which is quite full and he
decided to go into what is known as
little tray circular, or should I say the little semi circular part of the cabinet, it is considered as inside the cabinet. And he went in there to read out of Salah after having lived a life full of
you know, as soon as he comes in and Institute, the pastoral
Institute, this is a true story very recently, he passed away. And the chef who was with him was actually shocked because just before that he was talking about how he has to Allah just know he says
to Allah, and that's it. I've nothing is going to deter me from my meet with my maker. And the other question is, sometimes Allah has looking for us to find.
I always asked,
I asked you to.
every time that I said, No, we asked a lot of good did We ask Allah for good dividends, the difference you want to leave this, for as long as we know, we will be able to continue earning rewards.
For our sake and our legal Allah,
you for what is known as
the last day should be the best.
you are busy in bed, for example, sleeping,
to be taken away, the best thing for you to get out. Don't be lazy. So one of the basics of Islam is to find laziness.
And there is no room for tomorrow. And we'll turn to Allah tomorrow means too late.
Now, if I want to make big decisions,
and if you take a look,
you will find that at this time, they will ask those who followed the theme up to today. Those who follow the game, you will find that that time, if you go back to what happened, then you will know that family members may be
accepted to live upon it. The same applies today with family members make it tough for those
as well. And they say that they make their life
easier. That is a period of illness. And sometimes community makes it semi impossible for people to live with ease in Islam is they have reverted to the deed just today, I got a message of someone wanted to be with us this evening, but they family members blocked and it struck them because they said no way you are not going to go to
protect us and
help us understand that the gifts we are upon is such an innovative new goodness, we are all they would be here first, you know, when I was in house in 1996.
so in a minute, it was a fire and the case will be burst. And I was passing in the morning and I heard one of the policemen on their walkie talkies on their little radio assistance being instructed to empty out the whole dinner shop. And this policeman was asking a question, Are you sure and then instruction was coming from the top to say empty out the whole minute. And I happen to get back into my tent.
And I've told the people that look, I heard the destruction empty out the whole minute because the fire has started on one end and the wind is blowing and the gas canisters are busy. It's coming very fast up to the top. So I remember clearly there was a man who said he's talking nonsense May. Allah is the Greatest fighter will not come here.
And I was still a young person students and I said you know we need to
we need to walk out as well.
Really. I cannot insult
am sure that
the power, the ability and so on and accepted from us, and we start in the name of Allah, and it doesn't see achievement. So later on, I decided to create a little flag, we put up a poll and a piece of the top for the people of the team to know that we are walking in this direction, because we were belonging to one thing, and we are walking towards Mecca, or at least busier, which is just outside.
And you know what happened?
about one hour later, the same man who was telling everyone to sit and relax.
he understood the value of the statement and made the reason why I'm saying this is there are people sometimes who don't know the value of the theme of Islam, but they know me
will help you before you and they will probably be infected. And
this is why I say do not underestimate the
people out there who will catch us on the day of judgment and say, I'm interacting with you all your life, why didn't you introduce me to Allah
duty from the very beginning illegal on me, what have I conveyed from me
even if it means a single convey, give it to others in what way give it to them through your actions and
through your character and through your words. So, one is to say some teachers, this is some teachers that is so good character, but more important than that is to live by
say, wow, this is what you get, as opposed
to kind of more data prophecies really, May He grant us all content that we are searching for, may he make us go back to the basis the basis so one of the first points that I am mentioning is how strong Are you with your salon?
If you are strong with your prayer, the rest of your team will fall into place.
But if you are weak with your prayer, what do you expect the main point everywhere you
establish your career give to the poor find yourselves praying with those who are praying powering prosperity,
prosperity and so on. So many different places on the issue of Salah. So important whereas when we go reading what happens
we want to call ourselves good news and the good news inshallah, you know
this way I say salaam
aleikum means May peace be upon you. In other words, I will not harm you to start with and I pray that is peace upon you for every other direction. They are
the hypocritical behavior of today as you allow somebody
and as soon as they do
teaches cha cha
In fact, the new one
why are you speaking in such a powerful Do
me, or whatever has happened between us
and so on, and then do something about
have a misunderstanding. I really hope that you don't hold it against me. I didn't mean it. Don't worry, please forgive me. And I forgive you and so on. And you know, one day
I met Ron. And I told him just being polite.
There seems to be a misunderstanding between us, you know, give me peace. And you know, I forgive you. He says, What are you forgiving me for? What did I do? So we've got a new level now.
I was meeting,
going back to understanding that sometimes we hurt people.
Sometimes we do things bad to people without realizing that we have
heard a lot and make sure that we make this
open so that Allah forgive us as well.
When he forgave,
after the accusation of
you know what had happened. And he forgave me
by the instruction of Allah.
And he was so happy even after that he developed a good link with this man who do that, today, we fly out accusations like a little, you know,
fly coming out of our mouth.
Maybe you go somewhere, and it comes out of our mouths, acquisition after acquisition of decision. So we become in crossing the lines of others in such a way that we stop leading our own lives.
By you talking about how badly others are driving, it's not going to improve your driving.
You need your lessons you need to drive on, you need to make sure you are the one who is polite, you need to make sure you drive correctly and you make an effort to improve that will improve.
You are courteous on the road. You know, I was in London a few days ago. And something very strange happened in different parts of the country. There are different levels of politeness when it comes to the room. So in London itself, sometimes you find people might be less patient. So if you are waiting
to go off for about five hours, someone will fashion you continue
to go they might wait for a second event to go to
channel a little bit up to some of the different areas some of the peoples who have a lot so
in my country, they will probably be
This is one of the basic teachings of Islam is to work on yourself and to work on people that you interact with work on them and working on it means it will take you years to improve the relationship. Don't just suddenly jump in and out of relationship. You can imagine today tomorrow
and the following day. You're not changing motor vehicles, my sister No, these are human beings. You need to understand you in something you will be tested. And part of the test is it will take you time. Look at the lives of others They will tell you when we started off we were worse than you today. Eight years down the line have a lot of patience and tact and so much of human take. We are the happiest people you could ever be it has happened and it continues to happen. But if you're not ready to make an effort forget about being happy. Forget about being contented because no matter what you will have you will always be a person who's not happy. Now that's accountable to Alabama's
So inshallah we will be all fulfilling our salon.
We will be always fulfilling our salah and then inshallah should be yes. Don't just say shower. As you know sometimes you are you coming to my house
that means no.
cha from the enthusiasm
system. That is one of the things we need to understand and realize the fulfillment of the arms to the poor, the fulfillment of our fasting for the sake of Allah, the fulfillment of our journey for health and so on. These are part of the basic teachings of Islam. And then we have something that is mentioned in the idea of Julian Assange was around when he was
in the presence of the contenders, and they looked at him, they did not recognize him.
They just saw a man very good looking, he had black hair, and he had white, and he did not look very tired.
Right in front of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in such a way that
they had got together. And this is tell me what is Islam.
So Mohammed Salah, responded
Shahada to allow
the cat to soldier on why? supply ladies?
We all know that. To live
is not a joke. To live by them something serious. And believe it or not, what does that mean? That means I should be alone. He is my maker. When I put my head on the ground. I know that this is the one who made me. That's it. Nobody has his own that that is part of believing in Allah subhanho wa Taala. But
whether or not I live by that is a whole lifestyle. It's a whole lifestyle. So Shahada.
Messenger, which means he came with a message.
What's the meaning of messenger?
Messenger. A messenger is one who carries the message from one to another, it is a messenger. So he can the message, the message came through him.
Do you consider that as the message? Is that the message? And if you did, did you read your message?
Do you know the message was for you? Have you read your message?
I just thought of an example. Imagine you have a WhatsApp message.
WhatsApp and after a little while.
And then you look at the form that I looked at my phone this afternoon. 328 unread messages. Whoa, where do you stop? Are they looking
for your loved ones. So what happens is, you press a little magnifying search, and you press in the name of the person whom you'd like to see what
happens because you need to prioritize
your online but you haven't replied me.
Now, perhaps you realize that you know what, I'm just a human being mere mortal whose capacity is extremely limited. So don't hold it against me. But if you reply to them, your time will be up. So just ignore that for now. Ignore it for now. But imagine with us It happens with me as well. If I know that my phone is one after the other and the third and the fourth. I am somehow really so much looking forward to seeing what is that message?
What is it must be something important? You know, it must be something serious. Imagine you have a phone and 2030 messages showing beeping waiting and do sometimes the light flashes depending on how you set it and it keeps on flashing your messages from someone important. You will immediately take your phone Your heart is beating hoping that it's something good. You are invited to a wedding tomorrow.
Allah, goodness, those who are not married spouses will be the coolest.
They don't like to see.
The third one and the fourth one.
My brother you haven't yet started with one you haven't been glued correctly with the one. So come on. Take it easy.
But the point being made is, you get the message, you want to make sure that you read and you will make sure when it is important that you reply you acknowledge,
had a message that you still haven't read from the most important person in your life, who is Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he brought the message, he delivered it to Panama. You see,
you have so many copies of the message.
message that you have already, that is the basic message of the
most important person
to believe, until he or she loves me.
More than his own child and his own
people he comes
to kind of love but I haven't given his message.
You know, on my phone.
Do you know what? When I sit and think of technology, and feel like trying to say Allah, you've made it so easy for us? We're so lazy.
Do you know we're sitting here a few 1000 people, perhaps I can tell you something, we probably have as many runners with us.
And with us and around us in so many different ways. We have this message with us. All of us, if not all,
right here with us. Right now. It's the first of two or three buttons, and you will be able to read that message.
But we've become so lazy. And we are so happy. I remember a young man telling me what's the best app the best app.
So I called him according to me is this one so on, I believe the international translation of easy to follow the language is not difficult when he taught us the simplest language so that those who might, you know, feel or who might not be linguistically so it Hi at this, they will understand what you see simple language. So I believe that's a good translation. I met him some time later. I told him, did you download it? He said I downloaded it. Have you already?
Really? What was the point of asking?
Myself spending the time every day even if it is a few moments, read that message, the original message and go back to it. See trying to understand it, ask questions to go to the knowledge if you have not comprehended the translation here. There are lots of people to help increase our mothers, brothers and sisters, these are just some of the basics. The message that came in came in is valid up to the end, we have it it is in our myths. The problem is we become lazy. We become lazy to go by. It has solutions to everything that we face and we go through the problem is we don't want to act upon it as well. Sometimes we know things. I want to say something very important.
Everyone has some form of a problem or difficulty or issue in life. Every single human being
nobody can say no problem also, there has to be something some are big, some are small, but
I want to tell you the solution to anything you are going through lies in developing your link with Allah worshiping, alone crying out to live alone, understanding why you were made where you're going. Once you know that you reclaim everything to Allah subhana wa Tada. Look at Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he lost his son. What did he say? He says in
to Allah belongs that which he has taken away, because always use and for you is that which he gave me in what I have belongs to Allah what he took away, it was always so powerful. And every single thing comes with a fixed time in our language, expiring days alone and go to the supermarket and you want to buy some fruit juice or something. What do you look at?
You look at the expiry date is the expiry date. I had a friend who only used to buy recently expired items.
And I told him why he says because it's on sale.
And he tells me Come here.
It's not bad. Look what it says it says this before.
It doesn't say was often
when people want to do things, they continue doing these. But when I have my
nose Allah says in Milan
when the time comes,
it will happen, no delaying even for a moment. It will not be delayed for a moment, If only you knew.
So this is why I say ultimately, I have to return to Allah. Everyone has to return to Allah. This difficulties and issues that I have in this world are so temporary, they are so short lived. So let that not distract you from Allah. rather use it as a blessing to bring you closer to Allah to study further inshallah we hope to meet again tomorrow. Until then,