Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2012
An in depth lesson within the Noble Qur’an,”Life of the Last Messenger (Muhammad PBUH)” by Mufti Ismail Musa Menk
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was salam, O
Allah and Allah.
All praises due to Allah subhanho wa Taala complete blessings and salutations be upon the masterpiece Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and his entire household and all his companions May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless them all. May Allah grant him, goodness and mercy. And may Allah bless every single one of us and grant us mercy as well. Beloved brothers and sisters in Islam, do we realize that already?
Seven days have gone by, or should I say the Friday we started? This is another Friday. So Panama. Before we know it, Ramadan will come to an end. Let's make use of this month before it leaves or before we leave it may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness, it's either we see the end of Ramadan or we are ended before the end of Ramadan. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us forgiveness. And may He make us conscious of the fact that he is in absolute control yesterday I remember making mentioned the story of oats by Abner BIA, and I'm sure a lot of us went home and we looked at Surah Surah fusi that one person actually got hold of me messaged me and told me Do you know what I
realized in the English Quran that I have a page is actually missing. So I want to get back to the printers and so on. And I would not have realized it had it not been for this surah that you told us to check. So that was a good sign to say people have been checking, because it's very important for us to be plugged in for your information this evening.
The verses that we read of the sutras that we did read this evening, they were connected to Quraysh and the difficulties that were faced at the time and just post hegira and the wars that took place with la he touching verses inshallah we may mention a few of them this evening, but wrote by Edna BIA put his hand on the mouth of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam because he did not want to hear the punishment because he knew that they were nations before them who were destroyed. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not destroy us. We want to look at Abu Talib, this powerful men in Quraysh, whom they feared a lot. He was not a Muslim. He was one of the elite of courage. He had ignorance in him
to a very, very high degree, but he was a very polite man and he was very, very disciplined, cultured person, although when I say ignorance, I mean, he had some of his beliefs within him that he just would not give up. So he did not accept the message of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam but there was a statement Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made more than once some narrations say it was mentioned to Abu Talib, and some say not only Abu Talib, but even wrote by Abner BIA, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, voila, he if you were to put the sun in my right hand and the moon in my left hand, and you were telling me you were to tell me to leave what I am
doing what I am calling towards the belief in one Allah, I will not do that. I will not leave it. So Abu Talib told him Okay, proceed and carry on. Don't worry, I will look after you as best as I can. And as for autopipe naraba he heard these verses, he went back to courage. And I told you what he said. And he also did not accept which means they were people who knew what was right and wrong. As we mentioned yesterday, that Allah says aterna allama in Zulu Colonia colonna, for in whom la casa de buena
kin avani me mean Abby, Tina Hiya, Hulu. We know that it hurts you what they utter, we want to tell you they do not believe they don't deny the message. They are actually meaning in their hearts. They know what is right. But they are disagreeing with you out of arrogance. They just don't want it because they are too proud and haughty. May Allah never make our pride such that we do not come to the true path. Sometimes a person has a level in society or wealth or certain prestige that Allah has given them and because of that, they don't want to come down to what is right. They cannot be told by Allah. They want to make all the decisions and call all the shots because of who they are.
They don't want to surrender to the law of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, May Allah not make us from amongst those. That was a habit of the mushriks of Makkah. And Allah mentions this mentions this in the Quran in more than one place. So now, Abu Talib was a man who was looking after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam because of him, they couldn't touch him. They couldn't touch Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So the kuffaar got together and they decided let's have another chat with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he spoke to him and said, Okay, let's arrive at a compromise. They saw his numbers were growing. No one who accepted his message turned back
But if there was there were people from amongst them whom they were losing to Islam so to speak. So they said let's strike this deal agreement. What's the agreement? One day you worship our gods one day we worship your God. Deal. One one. Law Akbar. This is no football match Allahu Akbar, Allah protect us, grant us goodness. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam immediately was given verses by Allah.
Allah, Buddha, Buddha
say, oh disbelievers. I do not worship what you people believe in. And you do not worship what I believe in and I don't worship what you believe in and you do not worship what I believe in for you is your faith you can carry on doing what you want. And for me is my face. Let me do what I have to Allahu Akbar. What's the law? What's the law live and that live? That's the Quran? lacunae? Dino come Walia, Dean. You have your faith, you can continue you can go ahead. I have my faith Subhana Allah, let me carry on let me worship Allah. And this is why we have this policy, the Live and let live policy. May Allah Subhana Allah Allah grant us goodness, and May He give us a deep
understanding. So now we know why that sutra was revealed. Because the co founder of Quraysh wanted one day you worship one day we wish if we come together, what law he in Malawi and I visited this place a few times. There was
a place that was a church where they used to call in the Muslims have Salah in it and at the same time they would have the church services as well. And they would say, Don't worry, we worship Allah as well. And you must come and worship here as well. confusing the masses and the people so that they their Deen is left until Allahu Akbar May Allah subhanho wa Taala say if God does, people went out there and try to explain to the people remember the gift you have of a man, it is so sweet that we are taught. If the kings of the globe who are not Muslim knew the sweetness we were in, they would fight us in order to get the sweetness. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us Halawa to the man
the belief in the one maker who has made you the one whom you are going to return to that belief, the singular belief has so much sweetness in it, it is actually tasted, and thereafter there is nothing that one would like to do besides to worship His own maker, never in an act of worship for anyone, or anything besides Allah subhanho wa Taala so
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had uttered these verses to him, they were quiet once again. And now Allah subhanho wa Taala admonishes Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam literally schooled him. And these verses are so powerful we read them every other day. Our children read them Mashallah we memorize these verses What happened? The co founder of Croatia called Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to discuss a matter and he whilst he was talking with some of the seniors of Quraysh, Abdullah, even only Maktoum rhodiola one who has a companion as a hobby who had accepted Islam. He was blind, and he walked past and he being blind wouldn't have known exactly what was going on. He
says, Yeah, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam give me from the goodness tell me some of the goodness that Allah has given you. And Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was busy talking to these Kufa. So he looked back. And he found that him a little bit and carried on speaking with these people thinking that you know, these people might listen to what I have to say now. And if I'm going to speak to this man right now, then perhaps the message might be lost from these people here and immediately jabril la salatu salam came down with vs scolding Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
he found and turned away
when the blind men came to him warmer you darica Now Allah who has Zakah? And how do you know perhaps that blind men would have been purified by your words if you had turned to him and given him a few words?
such as Zika or had he been reminded he it may have benefited him the remainder would have benefited the blind men.
As for those who are not even bothered about you, they are totally independent from you. They haven't asked you you are telling them you are concentrating on them so much.
Allahu Akbar. Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling him the one who is calling you here, you didn't turn to him and the one who nothing is really going to benefit you are spending your time with them so much at the expense of these
hotels on the warmer Island.
zeca and if they do not cleanse themselves purify themselves, it's not against you. Yours is the message. Now Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam me
mmediately turned to Abdullah have not only MK tomorrow the loved one. And even though he's so happy who was blind, he was always smiled to. And after that he always used to say, yeah, Abdullah, you are the one whom Allah has admonished me about. Now one might wonder, the co founder of Quraysh knew these verses, they knew that Allah admonished Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And from this, you would know that these verses cannot be from him, because who would want to have a scolding, written in verses which they have brought love? And then we might ask, if this was a perfect example, in the messenger, what benefit is there for me and you to read that he was scolded, Allahu
Akbar? The answer is very simple. You see, we have to follow his example in everything so much. So he's example is so complete, that for us who think we are so intelligent, and so well educated, whenever we are corrected, how do we react to correction we learned from Muhammad Sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. When he was corrected, he didn't get angry. He didn't deny he didn't delete. What he did is he acknowledged immediately he surrendered, he changed himself, how many of us are ready to change ourselves whenever we are corrected, how many we feel bad? Sometimes in Salah, the Imam is corrected, and he feels so bad. He stops talking to the man who corrected him it happens. And
sometimes what happens in society and community, someone comes to us Uncle, please don't do this. Or they come to an aunt and say, You know what, my sister This is wrong. And we say Who are you? Who are you to tell me, Allahu Akbar. If you follow the perfect example, in that perfect example, part of its perfection is to have in it, how to react when you are corrected, no matter how perfect you think you are. None of us are perfect. So Panama. So this is the beautiful verse. And these are the beautiful verses of surah tubers. And we know now when we read Abba, so what we will think of that blind men whom Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was admonished about now the kuffaar of
Quraysh they came to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and told him Okay, we ready to accept your message on condition that you bring for us assign.
We want several signs from you. In fact, first they asked for one, what was the sign? They said something impossible. We want you to split the moon for us. We want you to split the moon. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala. As they looked, he pointed at the moon split it into two, the moon was split into two equal talabat is
called kamaru. He
Allah Akbar, the time has come near the hour has come near the moon has split asunder the moon has been made into two paths. They saw it and when they saw it and they saw the sign that they had asked for. They said, this is indeed magic. Nothing but magic. But you asked for the same. Here's the sign it has come and now you are telling us that the moon being split is only magic you are counting our eyes, we will notice to panela that moon came back by the word of Allah subhanho wa Taala But to this day, there is a crack in the moon crater in the moon. If you take a look at the diagrams and the various photographic evidence there is from the moon you will find it up to now May Allah
subhanho wa Taala grant us a deep understanding. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala open our doors for us. That was a miracle that definitely happened to mentioned in the Quran. And we have scientific evidence to back it up and to prove that it did occur. Subhana Allah, the co founder of Quraysh they rejected him. They said another sign we want wakanow mina laka Hata Juliana Amina
when they saw that now this one worked and we still don't want to believe they said okay, we're not going to believe in you until from the earth you make springs gush wherever we want.
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in order to find JIRA and
JIRA, all we want you to see we want to see with you gardens of dates and various other fruits and so on. And we want the routers to flow and to gush out in those gardens bring the gardens let's see what they are and then those are the signs we want. Oh we are Khun Ella
rose out on coffee.
We want to see you having a house made full of adornments and jewelry and so on. We want you to go right up into the heavens whilst we are watching. So you climb up let's see what happens. You say you're getting a revelation from the heavens go up. We want to watch it and then they say
While I mean earlier op Nick, they knew that that could happen if Allah wanted it can happen. So they said, and even if you climb up we're not going to believe that una de la la Nikita Naco until you come back to us with a book that we can read.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, cool, tell them oh Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
to a lavish
Glory be to my ob, I am only but a human being as a messenger until you stop asking me all these things. And this was a gift of Allah. Because if Quraysh had been given these miracles, they would have been destroyed. But Allah had written he man in the hearts of some of them, or should I say the bulk of them who accepted Eman and Islam. Later on a few years down the line. Allah had had mercy on them. So Allah kept them. They were just a handful of them who were destroyed before the victory of NACA, but the bulk of them victory of Mecca they all accepted Islam. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us an opening, and may He make us from amongst those who surrender. This evening we read a
verse and I want to repeat this verse because it is also one of the verses that is making mention of what the kuffaar of Quraysh had asked Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam you see how foolish if a person comes to us and tells us
I'm a messenger and so on. If we were there at the time, perhaps we would have said okay, bring for us some miracle when the miracle came, we would have asked for something good. You know what they did? The kuffaar of courage. This is what you call hula hula in Canada who will have come in
for unclean eyeliner.
bin Ernie, they said, if
this is the truth, then Oh Allah, the Allah that is being called upon, sinned down upon us, stones from heaven to punish us. Rain stones from heaven so we can be destroyed. Let's see. How foolish if they said send us gold, perhaps they would have got gold, send us some silver, some jewelry, it would have come, but they say send us stones to punish us. So Allah says, American Allah Anima julio de bajo de fi him, Allah will not punish them whilst you are in the image Subhana Allah, Allah will not punish them while you are in their midst O Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because the message is still fresh, it's carrying on, there will still be people who are going to turn we're not
going to destroy all of them. So panela and the business continues. So these are just some of the verses that had been made made mention of at that particular time, what was going on?
Then the persecution continued, and it continued more and more so much so that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gathered those who had believed and told them Do you know what I allow you now to leave Makkah if you would like go to habashi, which is a senior, you will find the men there the nagus of Abu Simeon, his name was hammer and he is a just ruler, he will not punish you he will be very just he will look after you explain to him what has happened and proceed. So because of the prosecution's a group from amongst them proceeded the first group who left Makkah because of prosecutions imagine those who left Mecca the first time. None of them were slaves. They were all
from top families. They were all people who were children of wealthy influential people in koresh. And they decided to go them and their wives A times because they were not babies, but they were adults, and at the same time, children of people who were leaders, so they were 10 men according to the most correct narrations, although some take it to 12. And for men, according to the most correct narration, some people say five, whatever it was, it's a similar figure, they had left and it is reported in initia makes mention of the fact that as men of Nima own was made their leader with a left towards the sea and Quraysh began their journey behind them. They seem Some people go and track
these people down. But courage did not manage to even go anywhere near before they could get there. These people were on their boat and they were on the way and they had arrived then in Abyssinia, and they remain there for a little period of time from amongst them was most abnormal.
And from amongst them was mine as a founder of the law when we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us goodness. So they had gone when they went here in Makkah to Makkah Rama, something very, very powerful happened. What happened?
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam one day was near the Kaaba
and when the ration
is close to suffer.
So being close to suffer which is also not too far from the Kaaba, he was worshipping Allah and Abu Jamal came to him and beat him up and swore him.
And now, as I told you, family members would always stand up. At that time, no one really noticed. But Hamza Abdulmutallab was the uncle of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He was out hunting when he got back from his journey from hunting. Someone told him Do you know what a Buddha did to your nephew gave him a good hiding. He made him bleed according to one direction. And another narration says he saw him whatever it was, he was abused. So Hamza bin Abdul muttalib went with his bow and arrow, and he struck Abu Jamal and he says, attach to mucho wanna Allah de acuerdo moroccon. That was a powerful statement. The people were shocked. They used to sit around the Kaaba waiting and listening and talking. They had little groups and cliques that they used to sit around. And they heard Hamza saying, are you abusing this nephew of mine, when I follow his
religion? And I say exactly what he says. So Panama. That was the first declaration of Hamza Abner Abdulmutallab. The Muslims became so happy. They were so happy because he was a powerful man. And this was a victory. So look, one of the victories granted by Allah subhanho wa Taala, after the occasion of the abuse of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam by Abu Jamal who was one of the enemies of Islam. This is why we always say, don't bother watching NASA. Today we read a verse, William Corona.
Allah who Makeen the plot, and Allah plans and plots and Allah is the best of planners and plotters, you will never ever be able to plot against Allah subhanho wa Taala. He always wins. So now what has happened, hands opening up the muttalib he used to start meaning he went to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and started learning the religion. Let's listen very carefully. He started learning this religion. And they used to gather in the house of an outcome if not been outcome, who was a masumi and the plan of masoom. They had a bit of a problem with these brainwashing, they had a bit of a problem with these people. And what they did is they had set the flag of war at one stage
against them. So Banu Hashim was a little bit worried whenever it came to Panama zone. And they would never ever imagine that a person from Burma Hassan who was only in his teens, who would have accepted this fate and opened his doors for them to come in. They quietly used to go to the house of an outcome even though I've been outcome very silently learn this religion. For your information to this day. There are some countries where Muslims are persecuted they cannot learn their Deen unless they do so privately that Allah Subhana Allah, Allah grant us goodness, some of these Muslims some of these countries are ruled by Muslims or so called Muslims. May Allah subhanho wa Taala safeguard
So this was happening at the time of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and the Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam realized that this is the power of Allah, we are starting to grow in number and he made the dua, he says Allah whom is an Islam a big Lama in Allah grants strings to Islam, by the acceptance of Islam of some of these powerful people one of the two aromas, one known as Omar Abdel Fattah, the other one known as Emerald blue, he Sham the enemy of Allah. Imagine he had just abused Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And now the hands are coming up to say, Oh Allah, this man is so strong. If this energy and this strength was used in the right direction, it
would come to so much good use, but because it is being used in the bad direction, look at the quality of leadership. A leader is He who looks at his enemies, and sees the power of the enemies and thinks to himself, if we can get all this power to be used on our side, we perhaps would become a force to be reckoned with Subhana Allah, this was Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he says, Oh Allah, if that men who is doing so much harm, it's so powerful, they fear him. If he can come into Islam, imagine what would happen. So many people would accept Islam. Sometimes my brothers and sisters Allah has put you in a position that if you start dressing properly, another 3040 people
start dressing properly. They watching you, you like the role model, you know, the queen of teams, Allah protect us, they were watching you, you were this they were that you were that they were this so why don't we seize this opportunity. Abuja did not and Abuja would not. But when it came to Omar Abu Dhabi, Allahu anhu, listen to what happened. He came out one morning he was fed up. Every day I'm hearing the same story, this man causing problems. He's swearing our gods. He's saying don't worship the idols. He wants to divert us from the religion of our forefathers. How can I help
allowed us to continue. I'm a strong man, I am ignored. Let me go out and finish him once and for all. He had similar thinking to that of Abu Jamal but they feared him because he was much more powerful in terms of physical strength. Omar
was a solid man. No one dare tread his path crosses path.
So as he came out with his sword, and you could see the intent when a man comes out of his home, it was not so big. It was a small area, but he walked out of his home with his sword. And he was met by one of those however the Allahu anhu Where are you going? He says, I am going to sort Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam out on to kill him off. That's it. Finished. We won't have a problem after today. inpiration the problem will be sorted. So this man thought to himself, let me give this man a piece of advice. You want to start there? Start with your family. Do you know your sister Fatima been tell her? She has accepted Islam. She is following him. Why don't you start with her. He
says good idea. And he started walking in the direction of his brother in law's place. Side by side even though he
was married to his sister, Fatima, Vinton hopped up and he knocks on the door they had in according to one narration, they were learning some pollen from a little parchment that they had had. Because as we know, there was no paper at the time. But they used to write on skins and little logs and little pieces of wood and parchments and so on. And they had a little bit of this. And they were learning it according to what Bobby was teaching them. And what happened is they were indoors. They heard this banging on the door. They immediately hit hubbub going Hi, you're not supposed to be here. What are you doing here?
And when they opened the door, they hit those pages as well. He came in and started beating them up immediately started beating them How can you accept Muhammad you must just believe in Mohammed, you must this you are that you are traitors you are tyrants you have disgraced us. You are people like this and like that my own family and he beating beating and suddenly his sister began to bleed.
When that blood came on the hands of the Allahu anhu
something clicked. This is my system and I'm supposed to be looking after her. Here's her blood. How can this have happened? He says Okay, you know what? pause for a moment, what are you people doing? I want to know. So they were trying to avoid the question and so on. And after his insistence, they said, okay, we will learning a few words from what Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam had brought.
Now there was a rumor in Makkah, to say that Muhammad has come with a religion way, so many rules and regulations. He's telling you that women need to be dressed appropriately and you should respect your women. You cannot inherit women, they must be given inheritance. You need to do this, you need to do that you are not allowed to do this not allowed to do that. So many rules and regulations. So it just makes life difficult. Islam is a religion that just makes life difficult. Up to today, there are Muslims who think that Islam has too many rules and regulations. So that's why it's difficult. It's not difficult. Listen to why Allah has done that. So Omar Abdullah Torah, the Allahu anhu was
one of those who knew that rumor, and he looks at his sister, I want to see those pages they should look, you want to see what it is. You first need to cleanse, they made him cleanse and they took out these pages. You know what, a man who came out to kill Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he saw these pages.
He read not more than four verses.
He began to cry. What were these verses? The opening verses of Surah Taha por
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Hola. Oh Ha no one knows the meaning of those two letters. Indeed, your Lord has not revealed the Quran to you for it to be a source of your distress. It is only but a reminder for those who are truthful for those who are humble for those who are fearful for those who have Kashmir in them. For those who have that sense of God consciousness in them.
It is a revelation from the one who created the skies and the earth on Mars was moved already. He's never seen verses of this. It had the answer to a question that he had at the back of his mind. And at the same time, his sister is there. These are pure verses, he senses the purity. Take me to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I want to go to.
I want to go to him. When they notice now soften the heart. Immediately they took him to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and as he walked in
He was told to follow. He followed.
And they went out to his house. Even though
one of these masoom boys
and who was in the house Hamza of napton. Talib was a senior person at the time. He was in this house as the uncle of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was the most powerful up to that time. So when this man came to the door, and the people saw that this man has come to the door of the house of an outcome, ignoble outcome, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is inside. They knew he had made the dua that Oh Allah strings in Islam and they knew there's nothing impossible here, but they were worried. So Hamza in Abdulmutallab says let him in.
In you Regina whoopee. Hi, Ron. You sleep in your Coronavirus? elica yakugaku Elena yinon this is Norma. Let him coming. If he intends goodness, if Allah intends goodness from him, he will accept Islam. And if this man intends any harm, yeah, Allah make it easy for us to overcome him. We can overcome it with his own sword. He had his sword.
And as he came in, It is reported that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam held his clothing and held it and says Yo man, what brings you here?
He says G to a shadow Allah ilaha illallah wa
rasuluh I have come to bear witness that there is none worthy of worship besides Allah and that you are indeed the Messenger of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allahu Akbar, when they heard the messenger saying Allahu Akbar, they knew that Omar Ibn Al Khattab had entered the fold of Islam, they all began to say Allahu Akbar, I have a point I want to raise here. Omar was an enemy of Islam. He read a few verses of the Quran which changed his life. We are Muslims, we read the Quran cover to cover hotma after hotma and still it has not moved us why what is the problem?
What is the problem where our hearts One, two verses moved people who are mountains in enmity, and made the mountains of love? We what has happened to us we are Muslim Come on. May Allah subhanho wa Taala move us we know and I know of kuffaar this believers who have read the Quran and turned to Islam, and we know of Muslims who read the Quran but still don't turn to the laws of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, May Allah forgive our shortcomings. May He protect us from hypocrisy. May He give us a turning point. So this was the Islam of the Allahu anhu rumors spread. Do you know what happened? One narration says Allah one who asks, Who is the person in Quraysh? Who spreads rumors the fastest?
Imagine how brave this man is. Others didn't want to know didn't want the people to know they accepted Islam. amarapura Fabiola who comes in says Who is the man in Quraysh, who has a name of spreading gossip like wildfire. They gave him a name do you want to know the name?
Jimmy ellipta. Mama Juma?
They say that man, so he went to Jimmy Lee tells him You know what? I have accepted Islam and I am a Muslim. Jamil started running, running away. He ran to the Kaaba, he stood on top right one of the Hilux is a Baba is accepted Islam he has renamed from the religion of our forefathers, and everyone was shocked. That's what I wanted. And on this side, the Allahu tells Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. According to one narration, he was the 40th person to accept Islam, according to one narration, and perhaps the 40th men Allah knows best.
He says all messenger is null and half, aren't we on the right path? He says, Yes, we are. He says, Okay, let's get up. And we will read our Salah from today in the Haram in a group, why must we duck and dive and go to someone's house and then we go to the Kaaba or singularly and we want to go to this place in the outskirts Let's go.
When the Prophet made the to Allah, Allah strengthen Islam through the acceptance of Islam of one of these two people, the men came into the fold within moments within a short space of time. It is reported few days after Hamza have now been with polypro the Allahu anhu this happened, and when he came, look at the strings, what happened, they made two lines of people 20 in this line 20 the other according to some durations, perhaps the figure might not be that accurate, but Hamza Eben Abdulmutallab was standing at the front of one of them. And Omar of Minnesota, the Allahu anhu, the front of the other, they marched on to the cabin, the cabin, they went into this harem. And remember
that time it wasn't what it is today, it was just a cabin and a little vicinity around they used to sit around for issues to sit in little groups they used to talk and they used to chat. This is why it's an insult for us to come to the house of Allah and have little groups inside or outside and chat. That's wrong. You come to the house of Allah not to check. You come in order to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. It's about time we learned that yes, if you have something to say out of respect, but the kuffaar of grace used to use
the vicinity of the Kaaba, to sit in chat and to boast and to brag about what happened this day and that day and sit and drink alcohol, we sit outside the masjid and smoke cigarettes. That's what happens. And we sit in chat up too late at night, and we were the ones who are complaining about two minutes early, the television did not finish. So that's why now we're sitting outside for 20 minutes. Allah protect us, as our brains gone sometimes. May Allah subhanho wa Taala open our doors. May He grant us a lesson from these mysteries of Makkah. And may He opened really the doors of mercy upon us and the doors of understanding. So these people were sitting, they witnessed Omar Abdul
hotcopper, the Allahu anhu walk, we're looking at each other they can't say anything. No words to the scene, Hamza, if not, the metallic, rumor began to do its rounds. Soon news got to have a shot. News got to ever senior the day the Muslims have accepted a meaning the people of Croatia are starting to accept Islam. So these people started returning from a senior, three months they had just gone in. This was the first Hydra the first migration to ever senior. Within three months, they began to come back because they heard this rumor
that they started accepting Islam. How do they hear it, they heard it because of the acceptance of some of these strong people. And they had gone because of persecution, who wants to spend time away from their families away from where they grew up, away from the way they were born, and so on Subhana Allah, so when they came back, they noticed they were not allowed to enter Makkah, except one of two conditions, either quietly hiding, they came in, no one knew.
Or someone had to come and lay a guarantee. And this was common at the time of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, even the pre Islamic era, the guarantee.
How it was is a strong men from the people of Quraysh would guarantee that look, this man, let him come in on my guarantee, no harm to you. Meaning you should not harm him. And he will not engage in X, Y and Zed. And that was like a guarantee. So some of them entered in that way. And some of them came quietly. But something else happened.
These mushriks of Quraysh, they decided we need to fix the Muslims, they starting to become so powerful. So they decided to go to the Jewish clans around some of the Jewish people and ask them, How do we deal with this man? So they said, very simple. If you want to know whether he is a prophet or not, you ask him three questions. If he can answer you, he's a prophet. If he cannot answer you, he's not a prophet. What are the three questions? They say? The first ask him about some use of a long time ago.
For a question, someone comes to you tell me about some youth have a long time ago. Second question. Ask him about a man who went who traveled from the east to the west. And he was powerful.
Men have a long time ago.
asking what type of a question the third question asked him about the soul and how it works.
So the Quraysh were excited. They thought this man is never going to come with an answer. They told Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam we have three questions for you. You answer them, we accept you don't answer them don't accept. What are the questions? So when they said the questions he said, I will give you the response tomorrow.
And he went back waiting for Revelation. Revelation did not come. They came what happens if tomorrow? Revelation did not come? Tomorrow. Revelation did not come 16 days went by. and courage came to him and told him what is it 15 days have gone by you haven't yet come? and Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was said and he was making dua to Allah Allah sent me revelation with the response. And 15 days later the revelation came down. Why did it delay? simple reason? Because Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam did not say insha Allah. So Allah says in Surah
Don't ever say you are going to do something tomorrow without adding the statement if Allah wills with it.
So if you say I'm going to do this tomorrow, see inshallah which means if Allah wills
as they say, God willing, in the English language, we say, if Allah wills May Allah subhanahu wa taala. Grant us that lesson. So when revelation came, the response of all three questions came one was surah to the whole surah named after the people of the cave. Those were the use of a long time ago.
The seven of them according to some narrations, and a lot makes mention of it in South Africa
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They were the youth who believed in the Arab, and we increase them in guidance. And Allah gives the story beautiful story. So we mentioned it last year when we spoke of the stories of the prophets, and when we spoke of the sleeper caves and so on, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us a lesson. Secondly, the man who travelled from the east to the west, the powerful man, he was lukewarm in
Armenia also in Soraka, towards the end, where Allah makes mention of her name, he traveled from here to there, this is what he did. This is what happened. He had a meeting with the judge and a judge where he entrapped them and so on. So all this was made mention of Quraysh was gobsmacked. The third question
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ilmi. In Pawnee law, they are asking you about the soul and how it operates. Tell them the soul is by the instruction of Allah and he has not given you knowledge except but a level. That is exactly what the Jewish people found in their books in terms of response when it came to the soul. So they knew this man is a messenger. Still, they did not accept and the people are courageous, they still did not accept. Look at this. They asking questions when the questions are answered. They still don't want to take it. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not make us from those who break our promises. Now the co founder of Makkah, we're left with one option. They went to Abu Talib they said Abu
Talib, now it's too much. We need your nephew. You need to stop protecting him. And this guarantee of yours. You need to withdraw it. We are making you the following offer.
We can give you Blood Money of how many people you want not just one, give him to us we executed.
He said no. I'm not interested. Imagine Blood Money is always one for one. They said we give you how many you like say you want blood money of 10 people we give you but give us one this one man. He said no.
Then they said okay, we make you another offer. Take any one of our children from the highest of families. Give us your nephew. You can keep that child and give him to us. He says are you people mad? Are you crazy? You want me to take one of your sons to look after him so he can grow nicely? And you want to take my nephew in order to kill him doesn't make sense. Not at all foolish. He says I'm not going to agree with that. So then they said okay, we're not going to have any luck with this Abu Talib. Now they gathered. They gathered around and they decided amongst the tribes let us sign a document. We must sign a document as unlimited as they were they decided to put pen on paper in the
sense. They decided to write something What did they write, they drew up a treaty to say these families have been Taliban been Ohashi, who are Muslim, we are going to
expel them from our cities, meaning from our little suburb that we are living in right now. This part of Mecca, they can go out into the outskirts, and we will not deal with them. We will not buy from them and we will not sell to them. We will not marry in them. And we will not allow them to marry in us. And we will not provide them anything and we won't accept anything from them. We will never sign treaties with them. And we don't want them to sign anything with us. We will not mix with them. And we don't want them to meet with us. We will not sit with them. And we don't want them to sit with us. We will not talk to them. And we don't want them to talk to us. We will not enter their
houses and we don't want them to enter our houses, complete sanctions. Imagine
against who, against believers, people who believed in one Allah, people who had the direct help of the Almighty. But this was all the plan of the Almighty. later on. The Muslims always speak about how these days were. They were people who hated Islam at that particular time, who accepted it later on. And they say how foolish we were at that time. How Allah blessed us to hold us a little bit had Allah punished us whilst we were still in that time, we perhaps would have never ever believed now it's us and our offspring and children and children's children. May Allah grant us steadfastness. So this thing they wrote it and what did they do? They hung it in the cupboard inside the cupboard,
they hung each and every one abided by it. So no one spoke to these people. And what happened because they used to take Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam to the outskirts in order to protect him from being killed by the people of Quraysh because had he been killed by the
People of Croatia, they would have been massive disaster then they would have been an outbreak of war. So the Muslims and Abu Talib and some of the family members of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, they used to ensure that he sleeps in a certain place where nobody would be able to reach him. So what they did, the people of Quraysh they decided, right, you're staying there, you're not coming here. The Muslims were surrounded, they weren't allowed to come out. No one was allowed to go in with food with any form of goodness. The one who was exempt from this, although he belonged to the family of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was Abu lahab because he was an enemy. He was one
of those who used to go around telling the people watch out, don't even give them food. What happened? They had their provisions, their food depleted when it depleted. One year passed. One year passed what happened, another year passed, there was no food. No one gave him food, no one dealt with him, nothing happened. While la he, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam began to eat leaves of the tree together with his companions. And together with some
who were not even Muslim, who happened to be there because it was their family, a few.
And no one better than Ireland from Croatia, they watching these people suffering, so much so that they began to cook the skins or roast the skins of the animals they had eaten up all their animals,
roasting the skins of the animals and chewing on this the inside of that skin, low awkward to try and extract whatever goodness they could have had, and sucking on the roots of some of these shrubs that were there in the desert in order to get water.
They have suffered for three years in what was known as she Abby Farley, the name of this place like a valley, just in the outskirts of where these people were, where the Muslims were now surrounded. And what had happened. Allahu Akbar, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam allowed his companions instructed them, you can now go to habashi go back to Abba senior, you can go back to Abba senior inshallah Allah will grant you a place there allow will grant you safety, there is a ruler there who is just he is an African ruler, who is a Christian man who is just, he will not oppress you, he will treat you well and he will welcome you and He will look after him.
His name is as hammer. He is the nagus of ever senior where Ethiopia is today.
So it is reported that the second batch of people silently left. And this time it was more difficult to live
from amongst them it is reported they were 83 men, if we count American Nurses 83 and if we don't count him 82 there is a difference of opinion as to whether he went or did not go
and 18 women
they had left
and the Amir or the person who was made the leader was Java
and they have gone they arrived in a senior meanwhile the Muslims are suffering in this sanction area where they were completely surrounded. Nothing goes in, nothing comes out. No one talks to them. Nothing happens.
So when Jaffer, if not we thought about the Allahu anhu Gods with his group of men and women to Najafi in Africa. This was the first place that Islam got a base besides Arabia before Medina, already Islam had arrived in Africa. So Panama.
Islam had arrived in Africa first before everywhere else.
And this was just a few years in approximately five years after the Prophet five years after the Prophet, it already arrived in Africa. And Jafar even Abu Talib wrote the Allahu anhu tells Natasha, we are people we've been oppressed we have
a Nabhi amongst us, a messenger who has come with the word of Allah. He has instructed us to do this to do that to stop worshipping idols to stop oppressing our women, to stop cheating and deceiving to look after our neighbors to honor our treaties and to fulfill our promises. And he has instructed us to pray and to to fast and to give alms to the poor and so on. And he has done this and that. And our people began to persecute us, they wanted us to go back to the religion of our forefathers, they want us we were a nation who used to bury our daughters alive. We were a nation who used to engage in so much mockery of our own women folk, we used to buy and sell and trade in human beings. And we
used to do this and that and so many different things. And we used to worship idols completely until Allah sent in our midst a messenger who came with a book and he came with Revelation, Revelation.
And he instructed us to do this and this Najafi head and he told him you're welcome in this land, and you will be protected here and you may wish
Allah subhanho wa Taala But hang on the people of Quraysh. They had already sent them in Amarillo to us. He was sent with Abdullah Nabila BIA
and some narrations make mention of
they were sent to the joshy as well, they got to know joshy. They said, Wait, these people are traitors, we are here in order to get back certain young people who have ran away. And they they are being sought after encourage, and our people have sent us here. And we come here to trade a lot. And we need these people back because they have been swearing our gods and they have turned away from the religion of our forefathers and and and, and he was so upset, so upset, very angry, because they had brought him gifts. They gave him lots of gifts. They were wealthy people. They brought him gifts and so on. And he heard from Java.
And he says, These people are correct, they will stay here and you will not be able to do anything. You need to return the following morning, these two decided, let's try and strike a chord.
So they go to Natasha in the morning. And they say, you know what they say about Jesus May peace be upon him. Peace. They know this man is a Christian. So they say these people breastfeed Jesus. So Natasha calls Jafari. He says, What do you say about Jesus? He says,
we say whatever Allah has instructed us,
whatever our messenger has instructed us, we say that he was the miracle of Allah subhanho wa Taala granted to the Virgin Mary.
And he was born without a father. And Allah subhanho wa Taala gave him life. He spoke to people when he was a baby. And he declared that he is Abdullah he was Zulu. He is none other than a messenger of Allah subhanho wa Taala and the prophet of his and that's what we say, and we stop there. So he looks and he says, read me some verses from what you have.
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Naja, she just like Omar Allahu began to cry, so much so that verses were revealed telling Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that they are people who are leaders of the Christians whom when they heard the Quran, they began to weep. What either semi Oh ma
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to banana shahidi when they heard the verses of the Quran being read, their eyes became filled with tears. The tears began to roll down because of what they knew was the truth. And they said, Oh Rob, we believe so write us from amongst those who have borne witness. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to grant us goodness, inshallah, tomorrow we will go through what happened at this particular time with Jeffery Vitali and with American law, the law one and by the word of Allah subhanho wa Taala. We will get to see the victory of the Muslims and what had happened. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness until we meet again. Also Allahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad
Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.