Ramadan 2006 – Durban – Day 2-3
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Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu lillahi wa kafa wa salam O Allah Eva De La Nina Stouffer In the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise is due to Allah subhanho wa Taala creator nareesha cherishes, sustainer protector of one and all blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and all his companions and blessings upon the believers until the day of the AMA, may Allah subhanho wa Taala not prohibit us and our offspring from being from amongst them, I mean, on a dilemma, beloved brothers, sisters and dear listeners, Allah subhanho wa Taala in the verses the opening verses of this evenings
tarawih explains what is righteousness.
righteousness is not just for a person
to fulfill his or her Salah on time five Salah in the day and give out Zika and that's it. That is not what righteousness is, but it is made up of much more than that, which means yes, one must ensure that the Salah is in place and the second is in place, and the duties are in place. Over and above that, one must ensure that his or her character and conduct towards others is also intact and in place, according to the commands of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah subhanho wa Taala says
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righteousness is not that you face the east or the west. This is regarding the Qibla
however, the righteous person is the one who believes in Allah subhanho wa Taala and believes in the final day and we all know believe in the final day means we should become conscious of our deeds, bearing in mind that we are going to be asked about everything we have done in our lives. If we have engaged in an act that we are ashamed of an act that is a sin. It is never too late for as long as we are breathing in Allah Jacobi luto Batalla de mela Mubarak, the hotties of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says Allah accepts the Toba of his worshiper for as long as that worshiper has not arrived at a point known as her hora, which we might term as Sakura will note the last final
points when the melodica has come. Now it is too late May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us Toba before that day, remember this is the month of mercy. Each one of us should feel so happy that we are in the month of Ramadan, it is not the month of doom. In fact, the month is divided into three categories. The first part of it is Rama, it is Mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The second part of it is Murphy's Law, which means the forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala and the third part of it is freedom from hellfire. So no part of the month of Ramadan is a part of doom where the servants of Allah subhanho wa Taala must feel that they are doomed and they are going to enter the fire of
jahannam Yes, if a person is not bothered about the his or her duties during the month of Ramadan, then let that feeling make this person come back on track. May Allah subhanahu wa taala bring us all back on track inshallah.
So each one of us must make sure that we believe in Allah and we believe in the last day, we believe in the fact that whatever we have done, Allah is going to question us one more point before I move to the next issue that righteousness is or that that righteousness includes. One more point is that we should understand that whenever we have engaged in Toba, even the angels who are placed by Allah subhanho wa Taala to write our deeds are made to forget that we have actually sent imagine
The place that we have sinned in, It is reported that even the bricks and the various other items that exist around that particular place where we sinned in would bear witness on the day of the AMA. But if we have engaged in Toba, even they are made to forget what happened on that day. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us sincere Toba then Allah says righteousness is also to believe in the angels to believe in all the books of Allah subhanho wa Taala we believe in Jesus May peace be upon him, Isa Allah His Salatu was salam, Moses May peace be upon him Musashi. Salatu was Salam. In principle, we acknowledge that a book was revealed to E Salli. Salatu was salam, as well as musala
Salatu was Salam. But if that book is brought to us in the original form, which is impossible, we would then begin to acknowledge these verses as well, because the original form of the Bible and the Torah, do not contradict the Quran. But the form that is present today. The forms of the Bible that are present today not only contradict what is said in the Quran, but they contradict one another. Each version contradicts another. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us all. And righteousness is also that we believe in all the MBR Allahu wa Salatu was Salam. We are not allowed to bless him any of the MBR Allah Hamas salatu wa sallam. Similarly, recently, when they were cartoons that were
drawn against Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Yes, we all felt it. But the same applies when people said what they said against Isa Allah His Salatu was Salam fundz were produced against he Salah his salaatu wa Salaam, we should have a similar feeling in our hearts, because Jesus May peace be upon him is also a newbie of Islam, and he is also a prophet of Islam, who is revered and respected. May Allah subhanho wa Taala. Grant us that understanding, let us not be fooled, because the Christians believe in Jesus and they have raised these rank higher than he actually is. That does not mean we must begin to forget about the fact that he too is a Nabhi of Islam. May Allah
grant us acceptance and Eman in all the MBR Allahu wa Salatu was Salam in the correct manner. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala says, and righteousness includes giving away your wealth, not only Zakah over and above soccer, to give away your wealth, acknowledging that Allah has given me let me also spend part of it, that is not easy. We all know the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu when they were asked for wealth, what did they do? They gave even before they were asked a lot of them and some of them when they were asked, they gave half of their wealth and all their wealth, may Allah subhanahu wa to Allah grant us the ability to ponder over that. And to think how much are we ready to part with?
May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all the understanding so to spend wealth, though one would love the wealth of Allah subhanho wa Taala says Allahu Allahu be He, two things are meant by this. One is the fact that a person loves wealth and still they spend it. And the other is the fact that the person loves the poor person. We are meant to be loving those who are underprivileged, so that that love for them within us can draw us and drive us to giving them if we hated those who are underprivileged, we would never be able to give them similarly when we give our soccer especially, and our Leela and our socket, we must always thank Allah subhanho wa Taala, that there are people
who are needy who have come to us and we must not give it in a boastful manner. We must not give it in a manner that we display haughtiness and arrogance above those No, if it was not for them, there is a great possibility that this forum would not have been accepted. In the same way we respect the masjid because we fulfill our Salah in the masjid. And had it not been for that Masjid one wonders what would have happened to our Juma and our ears and so on. In the same way we should be respecting the poor person because without that poor person, one wonders what would have happened to all our soccer there is a hadith which says one of the signs of the Yama will be that people will have so
much wealth that no one will be Mr. Heck and needy and no one would be qualified enough for us to give them Zika May Allah subhanho wa Taala not show us that day.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about fulfilling Salah establishing the Salah, Salah is not just a set of motions and words and actions that we should just engage in for the sake of engaging in No, we need to establish the salah, understanding what is it that we are meant to be achieving by the Salah? Do you know that Allah subhanho wa Taala has placed rules and regulations for all of us and in order to make easy for us the adoption and acceptance and the fulfilling of these rules and regulations.
He has prescribed salah and so on and so on. How does this help in Salah Are we not taught to control our eyes There is nothing wrong in the masjid but we are taught to look down on the ground in the same way outside Salah. We should also be controlling our eyes. So if we are to fulfill Salah in the correct way would it not help us to control our eyes outside Salah. The same applies with walking we are not allowed to walk in Salah we've got to stand exactly where we are meant to be standing unless there is need to take a step or two in one direction. If not, your Salah would be broken if you were to walk in Salah. So we are taught to control our movements the same way outside
Salah. We should be understanding where are we going? We should not go to a place that would earn the Ross and anger of Allah subhanho wa Taala because even in Salah we are not moving because movement would also earn the wrath and the anger of Allah subhanho wa Taala inshallah, so Allah says that his righteousness and he continues to say righteousness includes also giving out Zakah previously I just mentioned moments ago the giving of wealth besides the car, but even Zika itself may Allah subhanho wa Taala accepted from us. Allah subhanho wa Taala says that too, is part of righteousness. And Allah subhanho wa Taala thereafter makes mention of fulfilling the promise is
also part of righteousness. How many of us are guilty of making a promise and thereafter, not even fulfilling it? Going back on our word, there was a time when the tongue was enough. And Muslims were trusted today. People look at each other and say,
I do not trust even if you write it and you have witnesses to sign. Let us go to the lawyers and make a document and an agreement. Then still you find people reneging and turning away May Allah subhanho wa Taala not do that to us. That is not righteousness. If we'd like to achieve righteousness, we must make sure that we stick to our word even if it results in a loss against us. If we've said something we want the happiness of Allah subhanho wa Taala stick to your word, unless the person whom you have promised has forgiven you for that. May Allah subhanho wa Taala strengthen us and then Allah says righteousness also includes patience, forbearance, steadfastness, at times of
difficulty and war. May Allah make it easy for us to accept calamity when it comes in our direction? And may He never test us with tests that are too big to pass.
Do you know that at times people complain about not having children,
we should understand that the best decision is that of Allah subhanho wa Taala if he has not given you children, that is the best for you. Yes, it does not mean we shouldn't try, we should try whatever is in our means whatever is within the Sharia. But it should not depress us. There are people who have children abundance many children and they don't want those children because the children have been a burden on their parents at times some may be on drugs, some may be buying and selling alcohol or even drinking alcohol, some may be engaged in other evil deeds, some may be even going against their own parents and they it may result in difficulty for those parents. So, there is
a possibility and the chance that Allah subhanho wa Taala does not grant a peasant children because he wants to save them from difficulty we need to look at it from a different angle, every time something comes in our direction. There is look at it from a different angle
coming from a country Zimbabwe, we all know or we may have heard what the media says about the country. But whenever I am asked I always say Alhamdulillah there is nothing wrong we are surviving we are okay. Remember a problem is or the size of a problem depends on what is within your brain. It depends on how you would like to perceive it, how much you would like to make of it. You can have all your family die in a car crash May Allah save us all. If you understand that, that is the decision of Allah subhanho wa Taala the best decision may be they were not good enough in rabada. So Allah wanted to give them martyrdom in another way. Three martyrdom and Allah wanted to give them
Jelena without hisab kita because they were involved possibly in deeds that were not correct or deeds that were regarded as sin in Islam. So Allah caused their death in a different way so that he could take them and drag them to gender without hisab without kita and here we are busy complaining Allah, why did you take them away? So we need to look at every problem and every difficulty in the angle that Islam has taught us. Remember, righteousness is to add
And admit that whatever Allah decision is to hand over to Allah. Not only is it the only decision but it is the best decision. If a person is sick, his leg has been amputated. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant everyone sober. That is the best thing that could have ever happened to that particular person, whether we like it or not, and I have said it here, why there is a chance that Allah subhanho wa Taala will look at the act of worship known as sobol that that person engaged in and thereafter bring them into the company of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam let us not complain about the amputation of this and that people might be dying of cancer might be dying of other
diseases. Some people's little children few years old, have died and they begin to complain that is a weakness in the man. There is a chance that our deeds may not be that grand to get us into Jenna. So Allah takes a little child of ours away for many reasons. Maybe that child might have grown up to be disobedient, so Allah have mercy on the child, and possibly we might not have been deserving. But that child will be waiting in on the day of the AMA to pull us through without a sap without kita Why do we need to complain? Understand the decree of Allah is the best no matter what happens a huge robbery can take place that is the best for us. This is what is righteousness. If we do not
understand this, then there may be a weakness in our Eman. We need to build our Eman. Thus we will be building in Sharla
righteousness Sorry for interrupting there is a an announcement that needs to be made there is a car appraisal Indy 545649 which is blocking quite a few cars in the carpark. Don't feel embarrassed to get up. It is an act of worship, to get up and move in sha Allah to rectify the parking of the vehicle to earn reward as well as to return and to continue listening May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all exceptions I'm sure it is not done intentionally The same applies. I heard a mobile phone ringing whilst we were in Salah. Let me mention to you that I don't think anyone would do that purposely. But what is of a greatest sin is the way people swear huge swear words looking at that
person immediately after Salah that is worse than the ringing of the mobile. And just to mention the ruling if a mobile phone happens to ring whilst you are in Salah with a swift movement of your hand, put your hand in your pocket and switch it off so it does not continue to disturb even if you have to
break your Salah because you don't know exactly how to switch off that phone or what is going on. You may break your Salah and restart it from where you left off, rather than earn the wrath of the rest of the muscle list before you even earn the anger of Allah subhanho wa Taala but the point I'm stressing on today is something else it is let us not embarrass someone whose phone rang out of error. After the tour a castle few records of Salah we turn we look at them we split in their direction and we actually swear them that is worse than the ringing itself. Don't embarrass someone I always say inshallah that will not be repeated. The same applies to someone whose car is parked in
the wrong manner. Don't be embarrassed to get up, go and move your car and come back. It is an act of worship and who knows maybe Allah subhanho wa Taala will give you something beautiful in return. So Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned Sabah and sobor has so many dimensions I've spoken of a few tonight. May Allah make it easy for us and strengthen our Eman to look at everything that happens even what happens to the oma at large. Some people look at the globe and they begin to ask questions, how come the Muslims are being killed? They are being fought and all these things are happening?
In no ways are we saying that we should just be sitting without doing anything. The minimum we can do is to make dua and we may be able to help them and assist them in other ways, possibly with food, with tents with so on with whatever they need. May Allah make it easy for us to assist them as well, but do not become depressed. Because Allah subhanho wa Taala would like to take martyrs in his past and give them Jenna in return, without any recognition without any reckoning. And that is only possible through something like a war. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all martyrdom in his past. And remember martyrdom sorry, is not only through war, but in fact, even people who have died,
possibly those who have drowned those who have been shot dead, those who may have died innocently in a car crash and so on. There is a great chance that they too will join the ranks of the martyrs. May Allah grant that to us.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of a clarification. What clarification Do you know that many people look at the Sharia law and they begin to say that this law is barbaric? One of the reasons they mentioned this, they say because you execute the murderer and this death sentence
Is barbaric, to be honest Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in a few words, when I come up saucy hyah to me.
And definitely there is life in executing the murderer. Oh you who are sensible?
Definitely there is life in the execution of the murderer How is their life? Now we should remember if a person has murdered just one person, yes, their life, if proven without any doubt whatsoever their life is supposed to be taken or is at the mercy of the errors of the person whom they have murdered. And if those errors happen to forgive, or if even one of them happen to forgive this particular person, the person is forgiven. But when a person has made it more than one, it becomes difficult for an entire group of or different groups of people to forgive that person, most likely that person would be executed as a result, so that he or she may be eliminated and that crime will
not be committed again by them. Today, what do we find murderers are let loose and they go on to murder others we know of people who made it not one or 210 2030 if Sharia law is a was
if Sharia law was implemented, we would find that person would have been executed the first murder they committed. And Allah says that is life because as a result, you saved 34 other people 35 Other people may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us understanding so very beautifully. Allah subhanho wa Taala responds and he explains, he says in the execution of the murder, his life, but not everyone can understand this. So he says, Oh, you with sound intellect. Think about it. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us understand that the Sharia is not backward. It is not barbaric, but what happens our understanding of it is very, very narrow and very, very shallow. And for that reason, we find that
sometimes we do due to weakness of Eman and Islam. We look at it and we say yes, it is a little bit backward a little law to even think that one is tampering with his or her only man. May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep our Eman intact. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mentioned so beautifully of the month of Ramadan and the fact that he has prescribed for us fasting in a similar manner that he had prescribed it before those before us so that we can achieve consciousness of everything put together, consciousness of ourselves, consciousness of the gifts that Allah has given us consciousness of Allah subhanho wa Taala ultimately first and last and consciousness of all the
aspects around us, consciousness of the poor person consciousness of how much we are giving consciousness of our mouths and so on. Imagine by fasting what what do we achieve May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us full achievement of the first and Allah says at the end
you read hola hola como nuestra vida de Du de como nos Allah intends ease for you and he does not intend the difficulty. Some people think by abstaining from food it's quite difficult and Allah might be intending difficulty upon us so that we fall for various reasons. But Allah says no, I intend is for you, I want to help you fulfill the rest of your year in an easy manner in a manner that would please me and in a manner that would become easy for you. For that reason, I have been very hard on you for this particular month regarding food, do not eat from this point to that point so that when you do eat, it will actually be eating with thankfulness with appreciation and
abstaining from that which is how long May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us. In fact, this verse is mentioned immediately after Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks of a person who cannot fast for some reason, if a person cannot fast for some reason, then they are given permission to give a video in return and still they will not be sinful. May Allah subhanho wa Taala accept us but for those who can compensate the fast in the form of a fast they are not allowed to give a fibia and the compensation or a monetary compensation they need to fast later on. May Allah grant us steadfastness and Allah says and displayed after the verses of Ramadan, Allah says while either sir like anybody
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When my worship has asked you about me, I am indeed very, very close. I answer the call of the caller whenever he or she calls out to me. So let them ask me. Let them ask me and let them believe in me so that they can achieve guidance. Let us continue to ask Allah subhanho wa Taala not only Forgive me
But all our needs bearing in mind that if we have not been given something, then that is the best that Allah subhanho wa Taala has decided for us. Sometimes people want to be married, and they say make dua that Allah grant us a spouse who will be the coolness of our eyes, the dua is there, we make it you make it, everyone makes it, but 3035 years later, no one has come up. That is the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala look at cases of those whom others came up and they oppress them to the degree that today they will come up to you and say, Don't marry in a rush. Now Allah safeguard us. So there is a possibility that Allah is saving you from evil and calamity and something that is very
difficult to come later on. But we don't understand why again, it goes back to the weakness of human weakness of the comprehension of who is our Creator, and how much mercy he has on us, he does not want to give us something where our life will become even more difficult. So, he says quite in this condition, until the time is right and that time might never come, but whatever I have decided for you, you must believe you must accept that it is the best decision, then you will stop stressing your anxiety levels, inshallah will be correct meaning on the correct level, and you will stop being depressed and so on. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us remember, I am only giving you
one or two examples of the reality but otherwise, so many other issues can fit into this particular verse. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions about fighting in the path of Allah. We are speaking here of jihad, the form of jihad known as going out into the battlefield. The reason I mentioned in this verse will become apparent once I explain it. Allah says while party lofi sabby Lila Hill levena yotpo tiene una kumala. Tata do in
a boon more Daddy, go out and fight in the path of Allah, those who fight you and do not transgress, do not go beyond the limits for Indeed Allah does not like those who go beyond the limits. Why? What is meant by this verse, this verse means we should not just go to people who have not fought us, they have not killed us. They have done nothing against us. But we have the right to retaliate and defend ourselves when someone has attacked us. That is the justice of Islam. We live and we let live. That is the rule that Islam agrees with. But when someone attacks us, we have the right to defend. And unfortunately today, when the Muslims are attacked, and they defend themselves, they are
then known as terrorists, forgetting the fact that the perpetrators were actually somebody else. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us.
Islam is the most peaceful religion, it does not teach fighting, killing, it does not teach the killing of innocent people. It does not teach suicide and so on. So what we see in on the globe today is the oppression of the other which has then resulted in a reaction which at times has gone beyond even the limits of Islam. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us and solve the problems of the Muslim ummah. And I want to reiterate, Islam does not teach violence in no ways. But Muslims reserve the right to defend themselves and to revenge and avenge May Allah subhanho wa Taala always grant us
victory over the enemies who intend to harm and damage Islam. Remember, Allah says in this verse and I'm repeating the meaning.
Five those who have fought you and do not go beyond the limits by fighting those who have not fought you. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding, thereafter Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of
the women folk and there is a store that is to come in a few days time that we will be reading Surah Nisa we Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of many rulings, but in this Surah Surah Baqarah Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about how some men unfortunately leave their women folk hanging, neither are they living with them, nor do they want to divorce them because they want to punish them. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says those who do that for them, there is a grave punishment awaiting them, Allah says will either go to mooneyes sobre, La Jolla,
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And when they have got to the end of their death, then you should either leave them in goodness or hold them back in goodness, this is regarding the vocable collapse, that talaq, we're in
the period of Lyrica, you may be allowed to take your wife back, Allah subhanho wa Taala is saying, if you intend to take her back with goodness, take her back, if not release her with goodness and do not hold her back in order to punish her so that neither Is she your wife, nor is she free to marry someone else. Whatever does that is a very grave of pressure. And whoever does that is playing with the signs of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah for them is a severe punishment. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us. I challenge the menfolk who are in that condition. I challenge the menfolk who are in that condition to have mercy on these women who they could not live with and
either live with them correctly, or leave them with the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala so that they can marry others. We would not like the disgrace of a man whose condition happens to come into public whereby the wife is forced to go to Allah and say, neither does this man want to live with me or fulfill my rights, nor does he want to divorce me. That is a big disgrace for Obama to step in and nullify our marriage. It is a very, very big mark, that leaves a bad taste upon this particular gentleman who could not stand up and do what was required of him. May Allah subhanho wa Taala help us to solve our problems Firstly, and keep us together as far as possible. But in the case where it
is broken beyond repair, may Allah make it easy for us to leave each other in goodness as he has mentioned in the Quran. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks at the opening or in the opening verses of the third Jews.
Allah says regarding the ambia alayhi wa Salatu was Salam and the messengers and prophets. He will go solo from bom, bom, bom Humala, those messengers, we raised some of them in the link above others.
What Why do I mention this year today for a lesson that I want to extract from it? If the messengers were granted virtue over one another, surely we to amongst us, some have been granted greater virtue than others in various matters and issues, some have more wealth, some have more knowledge, some have stronger bodies, some have been given looks and so on. So we need to acknowledge that all this is from Allah subhanho wa Taala. Because if he had created everyone uniform, imagine if we all looked alike, everybody had the same house, the same car, the same amount of money, the same job and everything, how boring would life be? Think about it for a moment, it would be so boring, we would
just be a number and a figure. And we would be or records would be kept in books. And they would be bookkeepers, just to keep record of human beings and possibly we wouldn't have names we would have had numbers, how boring would life have been? But Allah subhanho wa Taala through His mercy He has made the tall, the short, the fat, the slim, the rich, the poor, the knowledgeable, the one who is ignorant and so on, so that the balance the ultimate balance can be struck. And each one can live with the assistance of one another and harmony and peace by the grace and mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala
when Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of those who spend their wealth, those who spend their wealth, Allah says there are two types. One type is similar
to those who plant a seed on a smooth rock that has a little bit of soil on it. Those who plant their seeds on a smooth rock that has a little bit of soil on it. When the rain comes rather than those seeds growing into little shoots and trees.
All the soil is wiped off. And the Rockies Bay once again. Those are the people who spend their wealth was boasting. Those are the people who spend their wealth showing off. Those are the people who spend their wealth and thereafter they begin to brag. This is what I did and that's what I did. Allah subhanho wa Taala says yes, they planted the seed, but they planted it on the shining rock smooth rock, which had a little bit of soil they put it when the water what is the mercy of Allah when the water came down because of their expenditure. What happened with the soil was all gone. Neither were the seeds of any use nor was the soil the bare rock was shown once again that example
is given here. And Allah says the other example is the person who spends his wealth solely for the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala as much as he can, looking for places where he can give that this wealth can be fulfilled in the correct manner. Allah subhanho wa Taala says that example is the example of a person who has sown the seeds on a solid hillock, which is full of soil when the rain comes, then the seeds grow into huge trees that produce fruit and crop and this person benefits in every single way. Even
If there is a light rainfall, meaning when there is no heavy rainfall, even a light rainfall will cause these fruits to emerge from the ground and to grow May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us not from amongst those who spoil their good deeds by bragging about them later on.
And then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about Riba and interests. He actually says those who don't want to, and I'm only going to mention one verse in this regard. Those who do not want to give up the eating of interest, those who try to justify it by using different words and excuses. Allah says, they are announcing war against Allah and His Messenger, and it is impossible for him to win. Do you know what the Allah have mentioned? That in the same way when a person eats that which is unacceptable? Let me give you the example of smoking. When a person smokes, it damages his reproductive system or her, it damages it, and their children are born test already. Why do we say
Chris physically at times, sometimes even spiritually, because the father and the mother to whom this child was born, is actually a gift to this father and mother, they were meant to be making dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala to give them such a good child, yet they are engaged in transgression. Okay, the example of smoking, it all depends on how heavily a person smokes, though in Islam, we all know it is a very bad habit, we should try and give it up Allah make it easy for those who are smoking to give it up. We don't hate anyone for anything in sha Allah, but we will try and help them.
But now when it comes to a person eating interest,
yes, it definitely means that they have spoiled their reproductive system with Haram. Imagine if those reproductive organs have produced fluids with haram money. Do you think that child is going to be steadfast in the right direction? unless Allah has mercy on the child? So it is very dangerous. Many of us have not gone as far as that. We look at the wealth, we see Oh, it's money. Let's eat it not realizing that even a single gram of haram will never enter Jannah and as a result, it will cause the curse upon one's own offspring thereafter. So many people are complaining about their children. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard us? Is our food halal or haram. The Hadith says
people make their food haram they drink haram their clothing, haram they're eating haram everything is haram. How does Allah subhanho wa Taala answer such a persons? May Allah make it easy for us. We cannot declare war against Allah by eating interest. Leave it no matter how big the figures and how big the percentages we need to leave it for the pleasure of Allah. Remember, there are certain things that we will achieve without wealth like Baraka, Baraka comes, you can't pay and say right? I need Baraka, I need blessings. She has a million rands give me blessings. It doesn't come. And there are some happiness, contentment, steadfastness, piety, these things you don't pay for them. They
come when a person dedicates his life to his creator, and leaves certain things which displease his creator, Allah subhanho wa Taala will create pleasure in that person's life. May Allah create pleasure in our own lives. And Allah subhanho wa Taala thereafter makes mention of several hours, and I'm going to end on this.
The two hours that are mentioned in the Quran are so powerful, we should try and read them and understand them and continue calling out to Allah subhanho wa Taala through them, Listen to this. I'm sure almost all of us know it by heart.
cabana and Allah subhanho wa Taala is mentioning this immediately after he says now you can live alone in Laos, which means Allah subhanho wa Taala does not burden anyone except that much which the person can actually take. So sometimes we think No, I can't take this anymore. To be honest. It's the condition of the mind. If you are to tune your mind you will be able to take it because Allah does not burden anyone with more than they can show them. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Robin Allah to us, even in
our Abba, do not punish us or do not take account against us wherever and whenever we have earned or forgotten.
wherever and whenever we have forgotten or so we are asking for forgiveness from error and forgetfulness and Allah subhanho wa Taala has given us that. So if we make that dua, then inshallah wherever we have forgotten or made a mistake, we will always be forgiven. This is to not repeat every morning and evening this then Allah continues to say abana
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Paulina Ola do not burden us with the burdens that you burden upon those before us. We all know what happened to add in some audience around and Harman Kardon and so on and what happened to them we don't want it to happen to us that is the drama. And the last part of the drama is probably the most powerful robina wala
catalana de O Allah do not burden us with that which we have no strings to show them.
Do not test us with a test that is too big for us to pass your law. That is the
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Jamuna forgive us have mercy on us. You are indeed our master.
So therefore assist us against the disbelievers May Allah subhanho wa Taala make a strong with these to us at all times. Let's make it to Allah do not shoulder upon our show do not put on our shoulders Do not place on our shoulders, that which will be too difficult to be to shoulder or to hold or to even cope with May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us. And then Allah subhanho wa Taala says also another drop in Surah Al Imran abana kulu bonobo he had a Jana Wahab, Elena amin
Oh Allah Do not let us drift into misguidance after You have guided us so many times we make a resolve y'all I'm never going to commit the sin again. A week passes without committing the sin. Then we start scratching our heads. No that shouldn't happen to us. This is the dua so many times we resolve we want to read our Salah one week we read five Salah day, then suddenly we begin to scratch our heads. So many times we resolve we want to do
after You have guided us have mercy on us and give it to us as a gift for indeed you are the one who gives gifts also Allahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad Subhana Allah Subhana Allah Hammadi Hamdi shadow Allah Allah Elantra.