Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2021 Boost
Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh
Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Allah, Allah, he was happy. Here's mine, my beloved brothers and sisters, Allah subhanho wa Taala chooses for us certain things. And Allah subhanho wa Taala is the one who gives, and he is the one who can prevent someone from receiving. So everything is from Allah. When Allah gave Prophethood he chose those whom he intended to give Prophethood very carefully with the best amongst them being Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And we need to know that from among the people, Allah subhanho wa Taala had chosen them to go through test upon test if you think that you have had issues in your life, or you have
had problems or difficulty or calamity or hardship in your life, you need to simply go through the lives of those whom Allah chose, being higher than you and I in rank, and those are the prophets of Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah peace and blessings be upon them. Remember, the prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, the prophets of Allah are the ones who are tested the most. And after that, those who are closest to them, and then those who are closer and so on. So if you're having a lot of challenges, but you're a believer, trust me, it's a good sign in nulla, either a hubbub Daniella, when Allah loves his slave, he tests him, it's supposed to bring you closer to
Allah. It's supposed to bring you closer in a way that your heart is softened, you become a better person, you become more conscious of your obligations, and you become a person who knows Subhan Allah that I'm supposed to be abstaining from sin. And whenever wherever I falter, I should be seeking the forgiveness of Allah with hope in the mercy of Allah. This evening, we read verses where Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us of the Dumas of zecharia alaihe salam, he did not have male offspring, and he wanted male offspring. He was quite advanced in age, and he made the drop or be have any middle
category at all. Boniva. Now, many of us sometimes
we are married and we don't have children, and a long time passes and we start thinking to ourselves, that perhaps Allah is upset with me, I'm calling out to Allah, but he's not answering me. That type of thinking is not supposed to be coming from a believer. We should know when Allah has decreed something, it is the best for us. What's the point of having children who will be disobedient to Allah? What's the point of having children who will create a disaster for you in your life by being the biggest embarrassment? What's the point of having children who will quit the deen and who might fight you as a parent, yet you made so much to add to have those children so Allah
knows what is better for you and he knows when it is better for you. zakariyya Allah is Allah May. Allah responded it against all odds.
There was a miracle that happened. If Allah created a miracle for him, he can create a miracle for you and die. How many from amongst us have had children after eight years, 10 years, 14 years. I've known of a case even 20 years later, and they were blessed with a child that's from Allah. Don't lose hope in the mercy of Allah. So he says to Allah, Allah grant me from you, a pious offspring, a good offspring, and Allah subhanho wa Taala granted him the offspring.
But I want to speak about something else that is extremely important when it comes to his story. And the story that followed of Maria alayhis salam, the mother of Jesus May peace be upon him, Mary, may peace be upon her to when she found herself expecting this child who was Jesus rissalah is Salatu was Salam. She didn't know what to say. She didn't know what to tell the people. It's a problem. And it's a big problem. It's not a small issue. It's a major issue. My brothers and sisters, what did she do? She asked Allah guidance and what did Allah do? Allah told her, we will solve the matter for as long as you bear patients, and for as long as you are steadfast, you don't need to worry, we will
take care of this issue. We will clear your name. People began to accuse her and they said she is carrying a child out of wedlock, etc, etc. Whatever the accusations were, they enjoyed the moment but they were wrong. protect yourselves from false accusation. Don't accuse people. They might be close to Allah and you may not know how you may be punished because of an accusation. What did you gain by accusing someone? What did you gain by
spreading a false tale about someone. Allah subhanho wa Taala says to Maria Maria Salatu was Salam. Be quiet, be silent, to Allah to kalama Salah that I mean in lums your sign is that you don't speak to people for three days, except through some signs point to the child the child will speak on his own etc. Look at how silence is golden. Look at how silence has come to the rescue of a person who was innocent. Sometimes my brothers and sisters, the accusations against you might be so huge that only Allah can clear your name. Don't worry, they are patients, take it in your stride. Don't lose hope a day will come when you will be smiling all the way Allah will clear your name, La ilaha illa
Allah, the worst scenario, we will arrive on the day of judgment and see the reward of the patients that we bought. So choose which side you want to be on. Do you want to be on the side of those who accuse others or of those who are patient because of an accusation that was leveled against them? May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us steadfastness in these verses in many places, Allah shows his miracles and Allah shows how he sent the angels during the time of better wala cada uno sobre como la hoobie battle.
remember at the time of better when you were small in number, Allah helped you with the angels and Allah subhanho wa Taala says, I send you 3000 angels but if you bear sobor and taqwa I will send you another two to make it 5000 angels, which means there are two things I need in order to achieve the assistance of Allah. What are they sober, and taqwa I should bear patience, and I should be conscious of my maker, be a good person, be kind to others reach out to people, they are all the creatures of Allah. Everyone who is seated here today for example. It was designed by Allah that you were supposed to be here. So remember those sitting next to you are maybe for you coincidental but
for Allah never a coincidence. It was planned by Allah before you knew it. So it's just a test. What are you going to do? You're going to greet you're not going to greet you're going to behave yourself. You're not going to behave yourself. All of that is part of the plan of Allah horrible, isn't it? Well, then Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us after talking about Sabra and taqwa, you know, we are human beings. We make mistakes, we falter, we might commit sin, they may be a morality that we have engaged in whatever it may be, it may have been adultery, it may have been fornication, it may have been whatever else it might have been, maybe our dress code maybe the way we spoke
something immoral, maybe what we were looking at maybe what we were listening to, you know, this is a man, we stay away from food and drink throughout the day, right? Do you know you're also supposed to be watching what goes into your ear in terms of sound? Subhan Allah Subhana Allah, what goes into my mouth in terms of food, what goes into my ears in terms of sound that can also destroy the reward of the fast? Technically your fast might be valid, but you did not achieve the correct reward because you spent whole day on Tick tock, for example, but it's Ramadan. What are you doing there? May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us that doesn't make haram halal outside of Ramadan, but it
makes us more conscious of the fact that we are in a blessed sacred month. The same applies to our eyes. Do you know we're not supposed to be looking at things that are displeasing to Allah during the past? May Allah strengthen us? So Allah says you might fall into immorality, you will always have a reminder here and they turn back to Allah as soon as you remember. So listen to the hope when levina either fight over
him, or am I gonna buy in Allah while Musa
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la acaba. Allah says those who have wronged themselves committed sins of immorality, those who have transgressed against themselves or committed immorality, they wronged themselves. They remembered Allah and they sought forgiveness for their sin, and they promised not to do it again. Allah says those are the ones whom we will forgive. And for them we have prepared paradise. Who is Jenna for? There is no one perfect amongst us right now. So does that mean none of us are going to go to Jenna? No.
In fact, Jana was created for you and I, we are sinners. Yes. But we are repentance. That's the difference. We repent couldn't nobody Adama kapa haka in a boon, the all human beings, they faltered they sin, but the best of those who are sinners or those who constantly repent, a boon, not just those who repent once, but those who repent all the time, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us from the hope that he has kept And may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us genital fairytales. So I want to end off by saying my brothers, my sisters, the tranquility we find in the house of Allah, there shall be unmatched tranquility in the paradise of Allah and we will achieve it it's not too far.
Try, try hard when you falter, come back, repent. shapen does not want you to come back, come back, repent and the forgiveness of Allah and for you is Jana. Jana was prepared for sinners who repent to Allah. That's what Paradise is for. So don't lose hope in the mercy of Allah. It's the month of repentance month of forgiveness Allahumma inaka for one to hit, Bulava. One. Oh Allah, you are most forgiving. You love to forgive so forgive us all. akula coli, or sallallahu wasallam our Baraka Allah Allah Muhammad wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.