Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2010
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu lillahi wa kafa wa sallahu wa salam o Baraka Allah Abadi, levinas Taka, All praise is due to Allah subhanho wa Taala blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to bless him and all his companions and to bless every single one of us honor the rule ama, beloved brothers and sisters and dear listeners.
we have arrived at the 27th night of this month of Ramadan which means we have two nights remaining or if Allah wants to give us from his mercy a third night, we will be having three nights.
We need to ask ourselves what did we achieve from the past 27 nights from the moment the moon was sighted, we went into a mode that is the Ramadan mode. Did we benefit from it in a manner that today we can sit and say Alhamdulillah I have achieved something. If we cannot do that, then we are at last but still it's not too late. There are a few hours remaining of this beautiful month. And this evening we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to forgive us there is a possibility that this night may be the Night of Decree where all the decrees are written for the coming year as Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran, and it is the night where the Quran was revealed from the heavens, or from the
to the lowest heaven.
And it's a very auspicious night Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of it in the Quran
that it is better than 1000 months, which is more than 80 odd years
Just a quick reminder, that when the companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam heard about the worship of the people, of previous nations, they lived for 900 years, 1000 years, 800 years 500 years. They asked the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam about the worship and the opportunities of worship for so many years. And they were given this as a gift we will all given it as a gift from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So we ask Allah subhana wa Taala to grant us forgiveness, the greatest achievement that one can achieve on the Night of Decree and power is forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala that is the greatest achievement because I shadowed the Allah Juana asked
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
If I am searching for the Night of Decree, and I find it, what should I say? What is the prayer I should make? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam instructed her say, Allah whom inaka
to hit Bullock wa Juan ni, O Allah, you are most forgiving, you love to forgive. So forgive me what is simple.
And this obviously, would result in a person achieving paradise May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive us all and grant agenda, the verses we read this evening, powerful verses, if you notice they are becoming shorter verses and the meaning is obviously packed with power.
Most of the verses of most of the surahs where the verses are very short, most of them were revealed in muckety muck or Rama.
The reason is the kuffaar did not like to listen to the Quran. Prior to hegira. In the initial stages, they didn't like to listen to the Quran. So if they were long verses, they would close their ears and instruct others to close their ears. But when a verse is short and sharp, it would be a straight through before they were able to block their ears. The verse was over. So when they did block their ears, it gave them an opportunity to ponder over what was said, as they felt that now it was over and released their hands. The next verse came in and they quickly put their fingers back into their ears, and it gave them an opportunity to ponder over that as well. And no sooner did a
complete and they had accepted Islam. In a lot of the cases may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the ability to move towards him and not away from him.
I mean, in this surah Allah subhanho wa Taala which is sudo mucho de la la mujer de la named after a lady who came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam complaining about her husband. So it's either that complaints
It's either named after the lady herself and Medina.
She came and told the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam yeah Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, my husband is being so bad to me, he married me when I was young and he he enjoyed himself Mashallah. And now that I'm growing and I'm older and so on, he's shown this interest, he ignores me, he does not speak to me properly and so on. And he is making bad statements. He is making detrimental statements, the details of the statement, the statements are mentioned in the books of the thief.
And in fact, even in the Koran, part of the statements I mentioned very bad statements. So Allah subhanho wa Taala, obviously was watching this woman complaining about her husband because in many cases, women go through silence suffering. So the opening verses of the surah
compared to those women who are going through that type of suffering, well, Allah subhanho wa Taala heard what was going on in the complaints, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was calming her down and giving her some advice and trying to explain to her what to do and so on. And Allah subhanho wa Taala intervened.
What was the intervention for the semi Allahu Allah Allah g Tanja De Luca ffis Odinga? watashi Aki, me you know, La La Jolla smelter, how Akuma in law has me Oh, me. Indeed, Allah hasn't heard the woman who has come to you complaining about her husband, Allah has heard it. And Allah is listening to the conversation between the two of you. Well, he is indeed most here meaning he hears absolutely everything all hearing, and he witnesses absolutely everything. And then Allah subhanho wa Taala gave the response and what should be done and the punishment, the penalisation of that particular husband and so on, and what would happen if he continued in that manner. So this verse or these
verses are definitely a lesson for the menfolk to say, Be careful how you treat your women. Allah subhanho wa Taala is watching and he knows and definitely he will respond. And he is there to defend the women folk, when they feel that there is no one to defend us, because at times they might go to the allama or they might go somewhere, but they cannot express themselves. Sometimes the oppression is of such a nature that the man appears to be so pious, and yet he is full of swear words, that the the relation in the house is a cat and mouse relation. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us. So even the scholars of Islam might not even believe that this is going on in the house.
And a lot of women choose to just put a cover over it. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant them protection. This night, is a night really when we should be turning to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Those of us who are guilty of oppressing our women folk, let's admit it, and let's change those of us who don't know how to speak to our wives, and our mothers and the women in our homes, our daughters, our sisters, let us change that for the sake of Allah because Allah is watching. And when the punishment of Allah overtakes such people, May Allah not make us from amongst them, it will be very severe. Because imagine if Allah has come to the rescue of a woman who felt so helpless, do you
think he's not going to come to the rescue of all the other women who feel equally helpless? May Allah subhanho wa Taala, Grant comfort to our womenfolk? And may He make us as men more conscious of how we treat our women folk.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about how it is that
when we have our private meetings, when we have secret meetings, we should not have secret meetings in order to plan and plot evil. But any quiet meeting that we have should always be towards goodness. Yeah, I knew how levina man Oh, Johnny. Oh, you who believe when you gather together for the private counsel for that private meeting? fella Tatianna. jobin. If me, Well, no, the one or Masato Sunni, don't ever get together in order to discuss sin, and how to transgress and how to rebel and how to go against the message of the messenger wattana job will be rewarded.
But it should only be towards righteousness and goodness. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us the ability to resolve to obey Him rather than to resolve to create a problem. May Allah subhanahu wa taala open our doors. Obviously this verse I've read has a reason for its revelation, but we apply the lesson of it.
To all of us, and definitely the lesson applies to every single one of us. The next year I swear to Hashem, Allah subhanho wa Taala again speaks of how important it is not to go against what the messenger has given, whatever he has given us, we should take it the instructions he dishes out, we need to adopt them immediately surrender to them, and whatever he has prohibited, we should abstain from on
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telco law, whatever the messenger has given you in terms of instruction, take it adopted, whatever he has prohibited, you you need to consider it prohibited. This verse is clear in the adoption of the Sunnah as part of the Sharia, many people or should I say a growing number of people are being led astray by some who come and say we only believe in the Quran that's it. This Quran whatever is in it, we take it whatever is not in it. We don't want it. We don't believe in the Sunnah. Where does it say you need to believe in the sooner this verse, amongst other verses proves directly that we need to adopt the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and we are people we don't
only believe in La ilaha illa Allah but we believe in Muhammad Rasul Allah together with that sallallahu alayhi wasallam. That is the complete Shahada. So we need to understand this. This is a verse that is made clear here in this verse in this surah also in the surah, Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of the qualities of the Maha Jean and the unsung who are the Maha jurien. They are those who were forced to leave their homes in order to protect their Deen they gave up whatever they had in order to save their Deen and they migrated to Medina. They were known as Mahajan. Allah describes them as a soggy goon they are the truthful and Allah subhanho wa Taala says they were
poor. When they arrived in Madina munawwara they had absolutely nothing they had new they left their land and their property which was usurped by the kuffar in Makkah, and they came for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah so Allah describes them and praises them in Surah to Hashem.
But another description is of the answer, who are the answer? The answer are those who are living in Madina, munawwara who had the biggest hearts where they opened their doors and welcomed the mohajir in with open arms and shared with them so panela whatever they had, and Allah subhanho wa Taala says, The unsavoury shared with the mohajir in so much that they even gave away what they needed themselves. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us an understanding how many of us today would be ready to open our doors to total strangers The only common factor is that they are muslimeen and share whatever we have half half an hour. Sometimes we can't even give it to our own brothers whom
we are fighting with for years on end. When Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us an understanding. So this is a lesson Allah says
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that. Subhana Allah May Allah subhanho wa Taala open our doors that at least if we can't do that we can give in that cause so that Allah subhanho wa Taala may forgive us.
And Allah says, You're a bona man ha Jara la him they love those who made hijra and migrated to them solely by the link of Eman while I agito nephew so Dori has a
beautiful description Allah says they never found any need in their hearts for that which Allah had bestowed them with to share it. They never found that their hearts inclined towards something Allah gave them and they didn't hesitate to share it with us Mashallah you bought your latest motor vehicle, even to give your own son the key for 15 minutes is a problem.
Here these people shared and we are not talking about vehicles. They share things more valuable.
They shared the last few things they had to survive. Listen to the end of the verse. While you do not
foresee him Oh, can I beat him, Casal song? They gave preference over themselves to the mohajir even even though they had a dire need for what they were just giving away, Allahu Akbar. Look at the quality. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala has praised the answer. And he has praised the Mahajan. This is why he chose them to be the companions of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam imagination we were there may Allah protect us I don't even want to say what type of rejection we might have gone through when people wanted to share things what we might have said most probably that's why Allah has kept us so many centuries away. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the
companionship of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the era. I mean,
we need to learn a lesson from this. So Allah subhanho wa Taala. After describing this so beautifully, he then makes mention of how important it is for everyone to be worried about themselves. Each one myself included, we need to ask ourselves, what have I prepared to hand in to Allah tomorrow? Yeah, you had levena man otaku la
Nevada Taku la in LA hobby. Oh, man. Oh, oh, you who believe be conscious of your app. And each one of you should look into what you have prepared to hand in tomorrow. Be conscious of your up is repeated again in the same verse for Indeed Allah is Knowing what you do. Allah knows exactly what you do. today. Subhan Allah when the text man is on our back, or even before he's on our back, we make sure we have paid an accountant to make sure that every every figure tallies because at the end of the year, we don't want the discrepancy of one brand. We ready to pay someone to ensure that some kind of law What about the records of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, May Allah forgive us? If we want
to rectify the text man's books, we've got a big problem we will be fined and probably imprisoned. with Allah subhanho wa Taala you want to rectify the books? Look at the Knights of this nature. We need to say Allah whom in Kakaako. One, two hip Bulava. one knee if that is accepted. Our books are clean once again. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness.
So these are powerful verses I'm sure most of us know these verses of by heart. This is why Allah says the Quran is so powerful it has an impact of its own. What is the impact of the Quran?
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law had we sent this Koran down onto a mountain, you would have found it humbled down into pieces out of the fear of Allah trembling out a tremor would occur if this Quran was sent down onto a mountain. Look at how the impact of the Quran is upon the mountains What about us, it was revealed to us it was sent down to us it does not even move us at times. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not make us from those mean he soften our hearts and may keep us from those really, who can move towards him rather than moving away from him. And Allah subhanho wa Taala in the next run, which is Surah tahina makes mention of yet another point powerful point. You see, they were people at the time of
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who were the enemies of Islam, they hated the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam for what reasons for reasons that they knew best they they did not want to lose the power they had they did not want to lose the wealth they had take a look at Abu sufian later on to be known as the Allahu anhu take a look at
these were the enemies of Islam at one stage. Take a look at Amara bill hopper the Allahu anhu he was one of the biggest enemies of Islam.
But Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mentioned in the Quran that Allah is the control of the hearts
and it is Allah subhanho wa Taala who is able to create a deep affection between you and your enemy? So just know the power of Allah
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Allah subhanho wa Taala is able to create love between you and the one who is your enemy.
You are fighting right now. Allah is all able and Allah is most forgiving, Most Merciful. Hence you find a boost of yarn or the Allahu anhu accepting Islam, and he loved the messenger and the messenger loved him sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The same applies to the others, like Abu Bakr, Siddiq or the Allah No, sorry like tabela de la Han, and the likes of Khalid milliliter of the Allahu anhu and others, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us a lesson from this.
And there is a beautiful hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that appears in soon in a theory which is advice for all of us. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, Be happy Becca honan ma. Assa Ania Kona buzzy buck, Yo Mama, when you love love in moderation, because that person might not be so loved to you in the near future. So you don't love so much that you've sold all your secrets away that now when you need to create a barrier, it causes a problem
bazis baka Han Amma Asante, Hakuna happy poco Yo Mama, when you dislike someone dislike him with moderation. One day they might be your best buddy. So don't handle them in such a way that you create such a huge disgrace that when you need to embrace them, you are now embarrassed May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us a deeper understanding so moderation in love and moderation in dislike or hate. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us from these gems beautiful words. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala divert our love to him rather than to others I mean,
Allah subhanho wa Taala then in Surah, two soft which is the next Torah makes mention of hypocrisy in the opening verses he says clearly yeah I Latina man holy mata coluna mala tapa, pollo en O you who believe, why do you utter that which you don't do? Why are you showing two colors here? kabu Rama coton
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Indeed, it is very detested by Allah. Allah hates when a person says what they do not do when they show these double standards. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us from this. And this is why it's very important for us to constantly check ourselves, how we appear, what do we do, what we say and so on. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to grant us protection from hypocrisy. And Allah subhanho wa Taala then makes mention of the business, the great business that everybody speaks about Mashallah, you know, the word ijarah is used here, because a lot of the times when we hear that there is a lucrative deal. People want to open their ears, even a person who's not ordinarily a
businessman. When you tell him, there's a deal here, it's simple. Come, he said, okay, what's it all about? Let's see, I might be able to give up my job, and I can do this deal. So Allah says, Yeah, I mean, man, oh, Hell, no. kumala t Jara. Oh, you who believe. Can I show you a business? Who's telling us imagine if the top businessmen here would tell us look, I want to show you this deal. What would we do? Allah is telling us I want to show you a business. Can I show you a business but not any ordinary business? g komen
that which will save you from a very painful punishment.
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what to die He don't have been severely lay. The Mr. Lee Kumar Fujiko three things. believe in Allah and the messenger and struggle in this in the path of Allah struggle to try and get closer to Allah with your wealth and with yourselves with Allah Subhana Allah to Allah grant us the ability to struggle to get closer to him to sacrifice for the deen so that we will be able to learn as much as we can and put into practice as much as we can and teach to others as much as we can. And the circle continues, may Allah subhanho wa Taala use us to serve the dean and may He make a servants of this Dean.
And may He allow us to use All our moments in his obedience, I mean, then Allah subhanho wa Taala. After that makes mention of the Juma in the next surah Juma is the most blessed day of the week. We all know that how you Yeoman politicians. According to the Hadith, the best day that the sun has risen, Yeoman Giamatti is the Friday
and this day is so important that it is the only day of the week that a whole surah is named after and Allah subhanho wa Taala. In it speaks about how when the call of that Juma of the call of Juma is given we
We need to immediately rush towards the masjid rush towards the hotma towards the lecture towards that salah and we need to leave everything else.
It is very important that we as men, and the address here is for menfolk. We as men make sure that we treat Friday differently. We give it an importance we get to the masjid early. I'd like to tell you two narrations
two narrations of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The one makes mention of a competition there is every Friday
the angels either Cana yomo Giamatti, waka Fatima aka to Allah Babel Miss je de una Allah Allah. For either Saracen Imam also for whom, yes, the music. That's the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, when a Friday comes from very early, the angels to angels are standing at the doors of the massage, with books writing down who came first, who came second, who came third by name. When the Imam gets up, they close the book. And they also want to listen, Allahu Akbar. So whoever arrived after the Imam got up, they will have fulfilled the Torah, but they won't have got any prize in that competition. They have good names would not be written in that book that the
angels are writing. This is why in another narration, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam says masahisa oola Kana mokara Baba,
whoever goes immediately in the first hour to Juma and spends the time in the masjid. It is as though they have sacrificed a massive animal for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and whoever goes thereafter, it is as though they've sacrificed a smaller animal and the one who goes later sacrificed the chicken and so on. So these are these are telling us that it's important for us to go early on a Friday, many times we find ourselves rushing every Friday. Is that what July is all about? Can we not learn a lesson from the surah named after the Friday and Allah subhanho wa Taala says the best thing for you to do on that Friday, leave business completely. After you are completed
with your Juma You may now go back and continue your dealings with Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us Baraka in our deals. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the respect of that Friday, May Allah subhanho wa Taala open our doors.
The next year I saw Simona Poon, named after the hypocrites and Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of some of the qualities of the hypocrisy, the hypocrisy of those who allow their wealth and family members to distract them from Allah and from the message. So anyone who allows their wealth and their families to distract them from Allah and His message, they may have signs of hypocrisy that are becoming a parent may Allah protect us. This is why Allah says in the surah Yeah, I am I know. La to Li Kun Amano como la, la cama de la are you who believe don't ever allow your wealth, meaning your businesses and your family,
your children and so on to distract you from the call of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is also mentioned after surah to Juma which means sometimes our businesses hold us back on a Friday as well. And even with the other commands of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Sometimes we pamper our children using the name love but engaging in that which is haram or allowing them to get away with that which is ironic, especially when it comes to the dress code. May Allah protect our young girls, it's important that we don't allow them to become enslaved by the trends of today. Today, it's not a dress code. It's an undress code. May Allah protect us. That's what's happening to our young girls,
especially, every new type of fashion that is coming out is undressing them a little bit more. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala protects us and our offspring.
So it's important we realize this another quality of the hypocrites that is mentioned in Surah kimono pecan is yes, buena Kula hatena ally him any call any cry? They consider it against them. Why? Because of the guilty conscience as we say, a person with a guilty conscience whatever you utter, they will take it as though it was directed to them. Yes, it was not. It was an arm statement. I'll give you an example. If you find the Imam on a Friday speaking about adultery, or the person who has committed adultery in the morning, may Allah protect us and walked in. He's going to think the Imam is talking about me. If the Imam speaks about how haram interest is and so on, or
how interest is haram, and a person knows that he's eating infamous day and night he will think that this Imam is trying to point at me, a man who drinks alcohol when the Imam is talking of how it is prohibited. He
We'll think he is pointing it at me and so on. This is a sign of hypocrisy because when a person is not a hypocrite, they would not be engaged in all these things and they would be happy for someone to remind them where they are going wrong. So this is why never ever feel that someone who's calling you towards goodness is attacking you. Never the minute we have that feeling in our hearts, we need to start checking ourselves for hypocrisy, because this is what Soraka Muna pecan says. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us, and may He make us from those who can understand
the next door I saw it at a goblin Goblin again, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, You should know that your families, your spouses, your children, and your wealth, these are tests upon you. We would like you to pass your tests in
Docomo, Ola and Dooku fitness, definitely your wealth. And your offspring are a test from Allah subhanho wa Taala. How do you earn? How do you spend?
The children that we have? How do we bring them up? What concern do we have for them and so on. And obviously, the the previous verse speaks of even the spouse and how sometimes you have enemies from your own spouses and family members who may be leading you astray. So it's important that where the husband sees the wife going astray, he should reminder, and where the wife sees the husband going astray, it is her duty to remind him and we should not feel bad. Sometimes people say well, look, that's who I am. And that's it. No, we should not feel bad. It's our duty, really, to thank Allah when we are being corrected. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala, grant us all goodness, and Allah subhanho
wa Taala thereafter names a whole Surah Surah to Palak, the surah of divorce, where in the opening verses, he addresses the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he says, Oh messenger, this is how you should divorce if you have to divorce This is how it's done. So the ideal manner, let's listen carefully. The ideal manner of divorce is taught. But if someone decides to divorce, using a manner that is not ideal, the divorce still occurs. It does not mean it doesn't occur. Some people say well, look, there were no witnesses so that the luck is not done. No to have witnesses is ideal. But if you didn't have it, you still shot. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us.
So there is an ideal manner. And this is why anyone who wants to marry before you marry, learn about divorce. It's important, you know, we have lectures, or a little sermon at the opportunity of Nika, you won't have the mowlana whom you've invited to officiate telling you look, brothers, this is a wedding today, but let me teach you how to divorce. No one's going to say that. But by right before you have a gun, you need to have a license. You cannot have a gun without a license. You need to know what the trigger is all about. A lot of people start pulling the triggers without knowing what it's all about. You killed a few people in the process. Then you say sorry, this trigger here, but I
didn't know what it was about. I didn't know this is what happens. Well, that was foolish. It's already done. This is exactly what's happening when it comes to divorce and Palak May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us. There is an ideal way of doing it. And remember, it is the last resort, available halali illallah, which means the most detested of permissible things. It's not haram to divorce, but it's the most detested. It is the mercy of Allah to allow people to part ways when there is oppression and inability to live together. total breakdown. Allah says no problem. My Mercy dictates you can part ways.
But we should never ever threaten people with divorce. We should never ever hold the issue of talaq in such a way that we are holding people ransom to say you know what, I'm not going to issue it. Who do you think you are? No, we need to try and resolve our matters and our crises. And once we know that there is no way forward, there is a beautiful way of parting ways in such a way that you may then be allowed to get back. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us understanding this is why we say it's important for us to attend the lessons and the lectures of the allama in our midst because many of us don't know these things yet they are taught in the massagin they are taught by the various
olema and so on, we need to know this. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says whoever is conscious of Allah, He will open their doors in a manner that they never imagined. Or may tequila yalow Maharajah whoever fears Allah whoever is conscious of Allah, He will create a way out for them. Not only in divorce, but in any matter of your life. When we are conscious of Allah, He creates a way out in a manner that we would never have imagined.
Why are Rosa amin, hypo Leia, Desi, Allah grants such a person from a place that they've never, ever expected.
And these verses continue where Allah says whoever is conscious of us, we create ease for them, whoever is conscious of us, we forgive their sins and so on. So these are the beautiful verses of surah tala. Then we ended with surah to him
a very powerful surah way, I would like to make mention of what Allah subhanho wa Taala says when addressing us as believers, I'm sure we heard many verses tonight. Yeah, you have Latina O you who believe. In fact one of the verses are you who just believe the only place in the Quran where Allah says oh, you who just believe is in Surah to him.
So Allah says, Yeah, larina Amano COO, coo coo coo. Li qu.
O you who believe Save yourselves and your family members from the fire from the punishment. Look at how all these suitors tonight are speaking about ourselves, our family members and so on how it's a test how we are supposed to be dealing with them and so on. And Allah says save yourselves and your family members from the fire that fire whose fuel will be human beings and stones, save yourself from that fire. So that is our duty. It the first duty to save ourselves and our family members may Allah subhanho wa Taala assist us in fulfilling that duty. Then Allah says the address of the kuffaar how he will address the kuffaar on that day, the day of resurrection
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Are you disbelieve, do not present your excuses today. The messages came the messengers came you chose to deny you chose a path besides the path of the messengers. Now what do you expect? Don't come with your excuses. That will be the statement to the disbelievers May Allah subhanahu wa taala protect us and not make us from those.
Then obviously sometimes people now feel that you know we've committed sin. And now we have advanced in age and we don't know what will happen to us. Allah says there is a way out and he always shows us this way out. Allah says
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Are you who believe turn to Allah a sincere turning. Turn to Allah a sincere turning. That is your only hope. You have no other road besides that lo Akbar. Allah is telling us so beautifully. He says look to Allah, a beautiful turning a sincere turning. When we make dua to Allah. Let's turn to Him beautifully. Let us sincerely ask him Allah grant us a new beginning Yala. You favor us Allah grant us goodness save us from the punishment of the Fire. Yeah, Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of the DA of the wife of Freetown when she disassociated herself from Freetown and she made a dua to say yeah Allah protect me from crown she started off by saying Allah build me a house. Not
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