Lesson on Surah Al Ghashiyah and Fajr
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every single ferret Salah, so we thank Allah for that beautiful opportunity. And also we ask Allah to make us from those whose sins have been forgiven, and who can start a new leaf. I mean, my brothers and sisters, these verses are the first Torah that I read sort of last year. It is very, very scary to put it that way, scary in the sense that we all do deeds, and we would like to hope that these deeds are accepted by Allah subhanho wa Taala. But in these verses, Allah subhanho wa Taala is explaining how some people's deeds are wasted for certain reasons. So they do good deeds, but when they do good deeds, they those deeds will not be accepted by Allah subhanho wa Taala for
various reasons. So the term Allah Shia, it means the overwhelming
one of the names of the Day of Resurrection alhaja, the overwhelming it will definitely cover everyone it will, everyone will be so bothered about their own, that in the world, they had a lot of time to talk about everyone else but themselves. And when it comes to the Day of Judgment, it's the total opposite, we will not have a moment to talk about others. But if we will, from those who are bothered about ourselves in this world, then on the Day of Judgment, Allah will save us from being too worried about ourselves as well. So the first verse, Allah says Allah Takahashi has, has there reached you the report of the overwhelming event, what is the overwhelming event the Day of
Judgment. So in other words, has the information or the news or the report of the Day of Judgment reached you? The day that will be overwhelming. The second verse, some faces on that day will be humbled. Some faces on that day will be humbled the third verse, working hard and exhausted, they will look as though they are exhausted, they were working hard, and they are exhausted. They did a lot of deeds during the worldly life, which did not benefit them since they will not accompanied by faith, or they will not done for the sake of Allah. But they were done for other reasons. And this is why we go back to the original teaching of Islam, that which distinguishes Islam from all other
religions is that any act of worship that we do, should have been taught by the messenger who was sent to us with the message to teach us how to worship the one who made us number one, number two is it should be done only and solely for the sake of omega. So those are the two conditions of acceptance of deeds when you do deeds. When we're talking when we talk about deeds here we're talking about acts of worship. So, if you do Salah it needs to be done in accordance with the teachings of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and for the sake of Allah if those two conditions are met, inshallah it will be acceptable and it will not go to waste. But for a person who does it
without the correct proper way they do deeds as per their whims and fancies or whatever they witness their forefathers doing all someone comes up with something Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam did not teach, and they decide we want to do this act of worship. And you know, we want to slap our cheeks when someone passes away or we want to hit our chest when someone passes away, thinking that it's going to reduce their punishment because we are punishing ourselves on their behalf. That is foolish, nothing's going to happen of that nature. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us if a person wants to read a type of Salah that Allah has not revealed through His Messenger sallallahu
alayhi wasallam that Salah will be rejected because it is an innovation. For example, a man who wants to fulfill prayer standing on his hands that is absolutely unacceptable. If he considers it one of the five daily prayers or he considers it an act of worship for the sake of Allah wanted and requested by Allah subhanho wa Taala
obviously throughout his supplication It is also termed as prayer in the English language but do you and I know is different from Salah when it comes to Dharma or supplication. You can call out to Allah at any time, every time any words any language, whatever you wish, but when it comes to Salah
There is a difference you need to do it the way the Prophet sallallahu Sallam taught he was the messenger. That's the word messenger and assume Rasool means sent by someone with a message. What is the message? Well, it's primarily in the Quran and thereafter in the Sunnah of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam simple to understand. It takes a lifetime to fulfill and a lot of dedication to fulfill. So Allah says, they will be some faces that would have worked hard and they will be exhausted, they will enter, listen to this, they will enter to burn in and intensely and intensely hot fire.
They will enter into the hot fire why they did a lot of good deeds. Sometimes those deeds were wasted in another way. What is another way? Another way is you did a lot of good deeds, Yes, you did them correctly as per the teachings of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And yes, they were done for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. But then you stole when it comes to the rights of other human beings. So you might have deceived this one cheated. This one, perhaps spread rumor about that. One gossiped about this one, etc. So what happened, your Salah went to this person, your car went to that person, your acts of worship went to a whole lot of people, and when you come in the
Day of Judgment, Mashallah, you come with a very tired face because you did a lot of deeds in this world. But you realize that, wow, I've wasted all these deeds because they've been given to everyone here and there. This is why my mothers and sisters it's important to protect your good deeds once you do them. By not bothering or not engaging negatively in the lives of others. You want to engage in the lives of others do so positively. Talk good about them say nice things help them make dua for them say something positive, if you have to help them to help them in a positive way. May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive every one of us, I mean, so Allah subhanho wa Taala says, they will be
given drink from a boiling spring. Now obviously, this is all description of Hellfire, and that time the life after death for those who have not qualified, May Allah forgive us remember, it's never too late to seek the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala Islam is a religion based on the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So these are warnings from Allah subhanho wa Taala. But he has always taught us that these warnings they should be making people seek forgiveness and repent and become better when they become better their lives will improve to begin with and thereafter the hereafter which is eternal, will actually improve as well. So when Allah describes how people will be burnt in
the hot fire, and how they will be given hot drink, boiling, from the boiling spring to drink, when we hear this, it should make us a little lower ly seek your forgiveness, I repent to you I tend to you the bad I've done your Allah I require your mercy, please forgive me, etc. I won't do it again, I'll try my best to be the best of people bearing in mind that the rules and regulations of Islam are actually pure good, and they will result in your success. Allah did not reveal rules in order for us to become distressed rather, it's the other way around. Those who follow a sinful way of life will be more depressed than those who follow a disciplined way of life for the sake of Allah. And in
the hereafter. There is no question about that. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all goodness in this world and the next so Allah says they will be made to drink from a boiling spring. For them they will be no food except from poisonous thorny plant, which neither nourishes nor avails against hunger. Now Allah is warning the people to say don't do bad deeds. Don't waste your deeds. Don't do deeds for anyone besides Allah. Here we're talking of acts of worship, and don't do any acts of worship that were not taught by Allah subhanho wa Taala How would he have taught him through the messages that he sent the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came with the boron. And it
was it was obviously detailed by the pseudonym by his entire lifestyle. So we adopt that and we understand that there Allah has busied themselves trying to explain to us not for nothing, but for a particular reason. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make this a means of our entry into Jenna Amina. So Allah says, other faces Now obviously, you know, everyone becomes worried if you notice I'm actually trying to word it in a way that people don't worry so much. May Allah forgive us all. Because it's very, very serious. These verses are absolutely serious. They're very scary, like I said, because it shows that you can do deeds, and if they if there's something wrong, it will be a waste. It's like
sending $100,000 to a bank account somewhere. And you make a mistake with one little digit, it's your fault. I mean, you should have checked it rejected, rejected, and got someone else to check in and make sure that the money got to the right bank account area. So with us we make a mistake of one digit, Allah says Be careful, be careful, all your deeds will go into the wrong account law Kabbalah Did you hear that example? So when you start doing good deeds, but you've wronged someone else, it means one digit in your deeds is wrong. And what is it? The protection of those deeds, you didn't protect them? Instead of 35844 you actually type 35845 What happened? It went to someone else's bank
well beyond your reach Allah forgive us. So we need to protect our deeds thereafter. Once Allah says things that are filled with warning, he says things that are filled with hope as well listen to what he says. Other faces on that day will show pleasure. Allah make us from those
other faces on that day will show pleasure.
With their efforts, they are satisfied in an elevated garden, wherein they will hear no unsuitable speech, they protected themselves from unsuitable speech in the world. Allah will protect them from unsuitable speech in the Hereafter, you go into general, you're not going to hear screaming, shouting, yelling, distress, people in pain, no more, it's all over and it's gone. So Allah says, Those who did good deeds, and they were satisfied with their deeds, they will be in elevated gardens wherein they will hear no unsuitable speech. within it is a flowing spring within it, our couches raised high and cups put up in a place Subhanallah the cups will be put up in place in what type of
a place, places that will be pleasing to those who will look at them to those who will use them, etc. Allah says and they will be cushions lined up, and carpets spread around what type of cushions Well, we need to get there to see, but definitely not even from the best of the cushions of this world. Because everything in this world is actually created from the earth or what is derived from it.
carpets, what type of carpets Well, we've got to wait and look at those carpets see in Sharla, do good deeds, and Allah will show you, I'll show you in this world and the next. So Allah says, Then, do they not look at the camels. Now after Allah speaks about all of these things in 16 verses,
he then draws our attention to his science,
the fact that He exists.
The fact that whatever you see here is not a coincidence as some happen to think the fact that whatever you see on Earth was actually created by a maker, designed by him in a specific way, for several reasons, for many reasons. Some we know some we may never know.
So Allah says, then do they not look at the camels how they are created. So Allah is encouraging us all, to go and study the camel.
My brothers and sisters, you can check it out on YouTube, you can Google it, you can see, you'll be fulfilling this instruction of Allah. Go and see what the camel is all about. You will be surprised how it can go, what type of water it holds, how much it can travel? Why is it that that's mainly in the desert? and so on? Why do you not find camels in some other places? How was it created? How does it eat? What about its milk? What are the nutrients in its milk? and so on? And what is the benefit of its meat? and everything else going to go in the Alesis? Will they not look at the camels how they are created? Go and see. Go and check the hump. What's it all about? Why camels? Why does Allah
create camels and why does he want us to go into the lives or into how it was made? Why does he specify camels? Then he says and the sky how it was raised? How it was raised, Allah is encouraging you to go into the skies and beyond in study, go and study you will be amazed by the number of planets that you find galaxies you find so many things that you find. And every day they're discovering new stars, they call them stars, new planets, that which is far bigger than anything they ever saw in the past. While la he my sisters are not joking with you every single day. They are discovering new stars they are looking go and check it out. You will see how insignificant and small
you are. They say the nearest stars four and a half light years away the nearest one I'm talking about these little stars four and a half light years is light at the speed of light. If you were to travel for four and a half years, then you would get to the first star
but none of us can travel at the speed of light What that means is when you see a star up in the heavens, it was there four and a half years ago it may not it may not be there today when you see a star what we say falling it fell four and a half years ago minimum I'm talking about only the closest one the others 10 years 20 years, 50 years 100 years 100 light years away whatever. So you know what it must have fallen in another lifetime but you were only seeing it now and man still thinks is a big deal. He wants to steal and usurp and he wants to go against the commands of Allah and he wants to make this one's life difficult and sweet about that one and backbite about this one
and do this about that one and and do all sorts of dirty nasty things not realizing man. You're only here for 70 years. That's it. That's it.
That's it. After that gone like everyone else went your forefathers were stronger than you perhaps more good looking than you and I but we don't even know their names. May Allah forgive us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive us. There will come a time when people don't know our names either.
No one and we think we're B, do we want to go against the laws of a lion think that it's going to, it's not going to harm us, it's going to probably harm Allah, how, how all we forget Allah we, we have no option but to go back to him, so just make peace with him. That's all.
You know, I read a story. And this is something amazing where they say there was a man who committed a crime and he was one of the ministers of a certain King. So the king decides to send him to the dogs. So he told the king Can you just give me one week and in a week's time you can send me to the dogs now they used to have a big enclosure, where people who did bad deeds were sent him to the dogs, and they were more than and literally killed by those dogs, wild dogs. So what he did is he the king says, Okay, I'll give you a week. He went to the guy who
was the gatekeeper. They were the dogs. He said, Can I be the gatekeeper for one week, the guy says, but why not just take off, just take leave for one week. So the guy goes to this particular place enclosure. And everyday he goes in, he feeds the dogs, he made peace with them, he plays with them. And he actually, you know, developed a relationship with him taking food to them, cleaning them, washing them, and whatever else was needed to be done was done. A week later this man came back the other one went and the king decides right you go into the enclosure as he's thrown into the enclosure the whole public who were there the public who were there came to see and witness they
were shocked. Why? Because these dogs started wagging their tails and they were excited to do the guys here and so on. Nothing happened.
Now my mothers and sisters Why am I telling you this I'm telling you this to you because men can think when it comes to a wild animal that's going to harm him that if I could make peace with it, let me make peace with it. Please don't try and make peace with the lions at the cheetah Park and please you know
So what happened?
The man was saved now. This is nowhere near the example of Allah Allah is merciful for Him He will forgive you but all he's saying is make peace with Allah that's it seek forgiveness between your bad ways and habits and allows not asking you to go and feed him noise Allah asking you for anything else but men care is scared of a wild animal and he's scared of a dog and nowadays men women sorry men or children let's say are scared of mosquitoes. They scared of little insects notice I changed the gender then I went to the children
May Allah forgive us but that's what happens. We're frightened of small little flies that centralise green light green light. Come on green fly yellow fly blue fly. You worried about the fly more than you worried about a lot.
It's a reality.
It's a reality.
Worried about cholera. You know, now we had the sacrifice, right? I'm sure everyone's seen a green fly. SubhanAllah it just came to say Salaam Alaikum. That's it.
That's it. That's it.
And we were frightened. We were irritated. We thought of things we went to buy sprays perhaps, you know people taught us of how to put water into plastic bags and hang them by your windows by the way that works
and so on. But what about the law law says no you know what, there's a fire a man just protect yourself with some uniform that is fireproof. What's the fireproof uniform uniform Santa's just dress appropriately just come to me just do good deeds to stop talking rubbish about people just in your own life Worry about yourself, your business and so on. Don't steal you sir. You know the rules. That's how you create a fireproofing. That's what Allah says, Wow, beautiful example my mothers and sisters and hamdulillah we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for helping us and guiding us through these beautiful verses of the Quran. So Allah says, Why don't they look at the camel they
will see, they will see. Look at the skies. How was the sky raised? At the mountains? How will they erected the mountains? Imagine Have you thought of the mountains? What are they therefore? What's inside them? Why did Allah make mountains go and research? How many of us have done these holes? This homework in fact, we wouldn't even know that these verses existed that Allah is telling us go go and see these things. Study the camel. And nowadays a Google away Google. We will Google about how to apply henna Subhana Allah on our hands, and how to make cakes and where to take the kids and so on.
Will Google about it so halala shoes will Google about them
will actually buy things online as well. But when it comes to things that are on your maker has asked you to look into and it's just a little click away. And we haven't yet done that. Why? Because we didn't know. Well now you know, so please, let's try and do something about it at least one of these four things. Then Allah says what about the earth? Let them look at the earth and how we spread it out. We spread the earth out. So Allah says thereafter so remind all Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam you are only a reminder, which means you are only a person who reminds you are only the messenger who will remind. That's it. Remind keep on reminding them, you're you're the reminder
You are not a control over them. You're just a reminder. So remind the same applies to us in a different way. Obviously, we are not messengers, we are not the best of creation. We are not flawless people, but we have to remind each other that's why we're sitting here today, may Allah reward all of us, all of us, everyone who made an effort, everyone who's going to be listening to this later on as well. May Allah reward you all in all those who made it possible Subhan Allah,
then Allah says you are not over them or controller, however, he who turns away and disbelieves then Allah will punish him with the greatest punishment, indeed, to us is their return. They don't realize that they have no option, but to return to us, everyone before them as already returned to us. They are going to come Why do they think that they are great, greater than us? Yes, they may have achieved they may be big people in terms of the dunya and this worldly life, but they can never be bigger than their maker no ways they need to humble themselves to their maker, because Allah says they're going to return to us. We know there's no way but to come back to us, they will be cornered
and they will have nowhere to go wherever they go, they will they will meet their load.
So Allah says indeed to us is the return then indeed upon us is their accounts. We will take account of their deeds May Allah make it easy for every one of us. The day he takes account of our deeds we move on to the next song, my dearest mothers and sisters that surah is alpha a Salah there are a lot don't read lockable.
So to be physically.
Alpha Joe is actually referring here to the dawn the dawn, I know it's the name of a Salah, but here it's referring to the dawn and Allah is swears an oath by the dawn Allah says, well, by the dawn, Allah is the only one allowed to take an oath by anything besides Him. With all of us. We're not allowed to take an oath except by him, his names, his qualities, that's it, man can hardly find
whoever's going to take an oath, take an oath by Allah. So I can say By Allah, by the words of Allah, by the signs of Allah by the names of Allah by the one who hears and so on and so forth. But I cannot say anything besides that. It's Allah who's allowed to say, by the door, and by the 10 nights, Allah swears by the 10 nights Wow, what are those 10 nights? Why does Allah swear an oath by 10 nights? What's the big deal? Allahu Akbar when Allah only swears by that which is grand and great. So Allah says, by the 10 nights For your information, my mothers and sisters, those are the 10 Knights that have just passed now the first 10 Knights of the Legion as soon as you see the moon
that's the first night.
So you have 10 knights, Allah swears an oath by those 10 Knights why the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam says mom in a year mallamma la sala
de la la, de la, there are no days better.
There are no days more loved by Allah subhanho wa Taala for good deeds to be done in these first 10 days of the Legion.
So Allah swears by their nights,
the month of the teacher
then the law says,
and by the even number and the odd by the even number and the odd the numbers, imagine if there were no numbers, how would we count Allahu Akbar? You know, these things are taken for granted. They are literally taken for granted.
We've never thought of it 123456 What are we doing? We're counting numbers, numbers.
Things are even things are odd. Amazing how Allah has created these numbers. Have you thought of odd numbers?
If we sit and think about it, it's mind boggling. But we take it for granted because we go to school and we learn one. In fact, before we go to school, we already learn 123
Allah says, and by the night we need passes. How does the night pass? If you thought about it, why did the last year an oath by the night when it passes? So panela
it's actually a rotation of the earth, the sun, the moon, everything going around in a huge galaxy as described in other verses of the Quran. And Allah says the day and the night you call will Laila not Will you go on a holiday, you know that term you cover it has in it, the idea of roundness also. So it goes round the earth or sorry, the day goes round and enters into the night and the night goes round and enters into the day. That's what the Quran says Allahu Akbar. Science discovered that later on.
When the night is long, the day is short, when the days when the days long The night is short, and so on. What's happening? It's just imagine if there was no night, what would happen. Some places on earth the night happens to come very, very rare meaning after a long, long time.
But most places on earth, it's not like that. So Allah says,
and by the night when it passes
when Allah says
Something important Normally he takes all these outs when there is something very very important that he wants to say. So Allah says, Allah Allah Nasheed in worship a will what they will lately either yesterday, hello v La Liga, Casa mu levy agent, is there not in all that an oath, sufficient for the one of perception, the one who understands.
So if you read the footnote it says based upon the following versus what has been sworn by Allah subhanho wa Taala is that he will certainly punish the disbelievers. That's what he says. Allah says, I take an oath.
Is there not in all of this sufficient enough oath for those who perceive for those who know for those who understand?
Have you not considered how your law dealt with odd?
So Panama are the previous nation, the nation of Houdini Salaam, Allah says, didn't you see the nation of ad with Iran? What was
another name for the first people of whom the Prophet hood was sent to?
They had lofty pillars that Imad, they had lofty pillars, very, very tall pillars, skyscraping pillars today we have skyscraping building, there they had one pillar, and they would be huge people as well. And Allah says, We destroyed them, don't they see, have you not considered how your Lord has dealt with these previous nations have?
Who had lofty pillars, the likes of whom had never been created in the land, never. Those were the first we destroyed them. Allah says when they disbelieved we destroyed them. What about the moon? Allah says in the next verse, and with the moon, who carved out the rocks in the valley, they literally carved out the rocks, and they could do it with their hands according to some narrations. Imagine.
Allah says what about the pharaoh around the altar the owner of all the steaks love Akbar
so Allah subhanho wa Taala says Farah owner the OTA let them think of the pharaoh he used to kill the boys if you remember he used to kill a lot of people he did a lot on land Alice's Wait, they came a time we let him do his thing for a while and then we destroyed him. Same applies to all the tyrants and oppressors. And anyone The same applies to you and I if we, if we oppress someone, Allah will allow you a certain period of time to write it against your name or for whatever reason, he knows best. And after that, don't worry, your return is with Allah Subhana Allah, Allah to Allah subhana wa Tada. So Allah says, do not consider the mood around,
all of whom are pressed within the lands and increase corruption on the land. Allah so your Lord poured upon them
a whole lot of punishment, different types of punishment, indeed, your Lord is in observation he knows. Now these are comforting verses and at the same time, they are a warning, comforting for those who are being oppressed to say hang on Allah is observing, Allah is watching. Allah knows allies, all powerful, Allah allows things to happen for many reasons, you know, Subhan, Allah.
Every time it's a reason we don't know it. Allah knows it. So Allah Subhana Allah, Allah says, your Lord,
poured upon them punishment, indeed your Lord is in observation he's watching.
And as for man, man is strange, what does man do? Allah says, When his Lord tries him,
and is generous to him, and favors him. He says, My Lord has honored me.
So that's men. When Allah gives human beings things, they become proud, rather than grateful.
And they attribute the favor to themselves. Now listen to this. It's something strange. When Allah gives us we start becoming big headed lover. This is why it's important to measure your head every single night and make sure the inches are not increasing.
Because when your head becomes big walkabout, it's a sign that you are not really grateful to Allah. You're not a person who's been given everything but they're so humble. They are really beautiful people going out to reach out to those who perhaps don't have the character is refined thereafter becomes even better, because now they're wealthy. Now they've got
those are the ones who are grateful to Allah. Those who become closer to Allah when they have a lot of the times
A lot of the times people who start becoming wealthy turned away from Allah.
They start doing things they wouldn't have believed they would have done. Sometimes they start dressing inappropriately, sometimes they start going to inappropriate places. Sometimes they start eating inappropriately, sometimes they their behavior becomes inappropriate. Sometimes they start abandoning their duties unto Allah. But true believers Don't ever let that affect them like Allah gave you he can take it away. When he gives you he tries he tests you when he takes it away. It's another test. That's why Allah says, As for men, when Allah tests him by giving him Did you hear that family in Santa Marta Allahu Prabhu for a Chroma Juana Rama. As for men when Allah tests him by
giving him and by granting him from his favors, then he says, Oh, my lord favored me, but he means that you know what i got it.
preform a be from amongst those who truly thank Allah. Then Allah says. So when he's given, he's arrogant and proud. And when it's taken away from him, he says, Oh, my lord is letting me down. You know, I don't want to worship Allah anymore because I am struggling suffering and Allah is not listening to me. Well, you've got no option. You gotta call out to Allah understand your test. Perhaps there's a reason why I'm just keeping things away from you. So Allah says, verse number 16. But when he tries him by restricting His provision, he says, My Lord is humiliated me. Imagine a person who is wealthy they bought their Mercedes This is why this morning I was chatting with a
friend of mine Mashallah, this friend of mine has actually from a different country altogether, made a little bit of money. And I said to this friend, Listen, do me a favor.
I'm sure you're going to change your motor vehicle now. But don't go for the kill. To know that means she don't need the most expensive most luxurious car ever. You don't need that. Let's go for another vehicle. That's decent. It will get you along and Marcia light. It has a name that people when they look at it, they realize Yes, it's comfortable. Yes, it's perhaps luxurious. But you don't need from to jump suddenly from a 1960 Corolla all the way to, you know, 2017 perhaps let me not say the names of the cars, but Okay, let's say in a Tesla, okay. There goes. You don't need to jump from there today.
You can. But you don't need to Why? Hang on, I was just giving you something he might take it away as quickly as he gave it to you, then what's going to happen? Are you going to be able to downgrade your life?
Are you really going to be able to downgrade?
A lot of us do things we cannot afford. And we live our lives without prioritizing. And we don't realize we spending money where we did not need to spend it. And then we complain of being poor. I'll give you a simple example. If you cannot afford a private school, take your child out of there. Simple as 123. But no, you know what? The Joneses send their kids there. So I need to send my kids there as well. That's the problem. You're not poor. You don't know how to prioritize. You really don't know I want to give my child this and that hang on. You living beyond your means you struggling you're suffering. Your child will get the best education but the pressure that you've put
on your husband within the marriage might break it and ruin it. Why should the child grow up in a broken home?
Take the child out of the law Whoa, Akbar Allahu Akbar.
It's happening. It's happening in our own country a lot. A lot. People cannot afford it, but they're doing it. Why? Just because they too ashamed of or they're justifying it in any other way. Don't they? Our schools go and look the results of top at government schools as well.
If you can't afford it, you can't afford it. Be humble enough to say I can't afford it. It's done. You'll be a happier person. Like I said, a lot of us want to live a life far beyond we can actually afford. Allah says I gave you come on I gave you you wasting it, man. You spending it. You're not prioritizing. You've got enough to survive. There are people who don't even have that come on. So this is the verse Allah is saying when I give them they have a problem. When I take away from them, they have a problem. So when is man ever thankful? So then Allah says in the next verse, no, but you are not. You do not honor the orphan. You don't even reach out to others. You don't honor the
orphans. You don't look after people in need. That's the problem. And Allah says in the next verse, and you do not encourage one another to feed the poor. That's another problem. You just feeding yourself. That's what it is. You want more and more and more until you eating that which is so unhealthy but because it's very expensive, and it's nice and everyone who's on a certain level of finances eating out at that particular place, so you have to go there otherwise, you're not going to talk to him or he's not going to talk to you for however long depending on who is the breadwinner.
And then the law says and you
Consume inheritance, consuming inheritance, meaning you are cheating people out of their wealth of the estate of the deceased, whether it's women, or children, or men or anyone else, the executives who are cheating Allah says, hang on, we are watching. We are an observation. Don't you remember the previous verse, Allah says we watching. So you stole $10 million. So what happened? Yes, you stole it, the people who you stole it from are living a more contented life than you are. And guess what, when you die, your children are going to kill each other for that 10 million, go give it away, give it back to who it belongs to. Don't be ashamed, even if it is two generations down, take it and go
to those people and say, Look, my grandfather stole from the estate of our great grandfather. I'm returning it to you. So Allah forgives me. I don't think people can do that. Unless they have a man. Unless they are really worried about the rest of them. They will amass millions and billions and guess what? They just 10 people in the house, five people in the house. What's the where's that wealth going to go? That's what Allah saying in these verses. you consume inheritance.
kulula, Torah, UCLA, lemon. You devour it all together. You just swipe it. That's it gone. What happened? This is inheritance. So you cheated. The girls. You cheated. The mothers. You cheated the sisters. You cheated. The brothers. You cheated. Those who were perhaps less powerful. You cheated those who didn't have that much access to that wealth, and it's gone. So unless that's what you did, and you love wealth immensely. You know, the word is what to hipbone Amala have been gentlemen, the word love is used twice that you love wealth, with immense love. That's what Allah says. That's a problem. So these are problems allies, speaking about difficulties. negativities bad things. Allah
says you didn't you don't feed the orphans. You don't reach out to those in need. You don't feed the poor, you don't encourage each other to feed the poor. When it comes to giving you give minimum very, very minimum very little and you give the worst.
You know, you sacrifice your animal.
The trotters and the intestines will go to the poor, the rest is mine. Okay, fair enough. Maybe it's a third Yeah, it's gone. Don't you have a heart to give one nice big back leg to some poor people? Allahu Akbar. I hope I didn't press the red button a
few years of teaching please go to your freezer take a little bit out and give it a shot.
Obviously it's all said with a lot of love Mashallah, this is all said with a lot of love. It said to myself, my own family to begin with, and then to everyone else, but things have to be said sometimes we need to think about things. So Allah Subhana Allah, no, no, you know, after he says you love wealth with immense love, not realizing there is no gonna really get you anywhere unless you've spent it in the right way. So Allah says, know, when the earth has been leveled, pounded and crushed, and your Lord has come and the angels rank upon rank, they all come and brought within view is the day on the day is held, it's brought within view that day man will remember he will remember
what will he remember everything that happened, he will remember, Oh, I should have done this, I should have done that I should have honored the orphans, I should have encouraged and I should have spent on the poor and so on looked after the widows and the orphans and everyone else and I should have and I should have but too late Allah says on that day, when everything is brought forward, and he will think to himself but how what good to him will be the remembrance on that day. How will that remembrance help him think of it now, on that day when you say Oh, I remember everything Allah says well, to remember it now is a waste of time.
He will say Oh, I wish that I had sent ahead some good for my life so that now it would have benefited me. I wish Allah says on that day, none will punish and severe as severely as Allah as punishment.
will bind as severely as his binding of the evildoers. To the righteous it will be said and now obviously, after hearing such such severe verses, immediately, Allah Subhana Allah says, to the righteous to those who are trying to those who seek forgiveness to those who are spending to those who don't cheat others, to those who are loving and caring to animals and human beings, all of them. Allah says, Allah will say to them, or it will be said to them, or reassured. So return to your Lord well pleased and pleasing to Allah, and enter amongst my righteous servants into my paradise. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all entry into general field dos. And May Allah forgive us May
Allah make us from the righteous, may Allah subhanho wa Taala help us in every single way. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala make us a means of goodness. May Allah use us to spread the goodness to encourage people to do good to be able to live our lives according to the means that Allah has bestowed upon us to be thankful and show gratitude through obedience of Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah bless you all and bless every one of us are sallallahu wasallam albaraka Allah
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