Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2011
Musa (as) and Bani Israel– Part 2
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Bismillah Ar Rahman AR Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah shawfield Halkias marine Nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa tabin woman Tabby Neela Yomi de Nueva. We begin by praising Allah subhanho wa Taala May the blessings and salutations be upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless his entire household. May He bless all his companions May he bless every single one of us may grant us all goodness, beloved brothers and sisters. As you notice, the days of Ramadan are coming to an end. And we are now in the 27th part of the Quran, you will notice shorter verses. These shorter, more complicated verses were revealed in
Mecca most of them because that stage the kuffaar of Makkah, did not want to listen to the Quran. And so Allah subhanho wa Taala chose a certain method in order for the Quran to get into their ears and to be digested by their hearts. Rama knew for him which means even though they didn't want
so what had happened is Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed very, very short verses. These people used to put their fingers into their ears. So whenever they heard the Quran, they began to put their fingers into their ears, and the Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam recited short verses what po wakita must
Each time they heard they put their fingers into their ears. They had time to digest what was being said. When they release their fingers. The next part of the verse was in, or the next verse was in short, with a very powerful piercing. These are known as the verses revealed in muckety muck or Rama they had their own speciality. May Allah subhanho wa Taala. grant us the sweetness of the Quran. We read this Quran, and it is the most powerful book this evening we heard the verses being repeated while a
decade. Indeed we have made the score and very easy to understand, is there anyone going to try and understand the score on
the word vehicle also means over and above understanding, we've made it easy to be used as a warning is anyone going to take heed.
And it also means we've made it easy to memorize is anyone going to try and do that? So this term is so powerful, if you read the surah that it is in, you will find that after the stories of each of the prophets, and Allah makes mention of the huge punishment that he
sent down to these nations immediately after that, he says,
while aka Dr. Saman, Khurana Li for decades, he says, look, we've made this plan so simple to understand. Do you see what happened to those people don't repeat that may Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us to understand. And this is why we say the biggest gift you can give yourself is to try and understand what Allah Subhana Allah has told you in his own book that he sent to us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us that gift.
It is important as we continue, we make mention of one very, very important female who was praised by Allah subhanho wa Taala, although she lived in the midst of tyranny, who was this, the wife of Iran. She was a woman who witnessed what happened. She knew Musa alayhis salam, she knew this young boy, and she had brought him up in a certain manner to a great degree. And she knew that what he added was the truth and what her husband was saying was totally wrong and false. So she made it to our ones to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And Allah speaks about that. In the Quran.
Allah subhanho wa Taala says,
ba ba ba ba
one a genie.
Genie mina lukumi volley me. Allah has given to you the example of the wife of Freetown who raised her hands and called out to Allah subhanho wa Taala saying, Oh Allah. Oh my Rob. Oh my maker, booed for me close to you, a house in general. Listen to the exact words build for me close to you a house in Jana, and say
me from Freetown and his oppression and save me from those who are oppressive. This is a she's making. Now look she said build for me close to you a house. She did not say build for me a house close to you in Jana because what is more important is the closeness with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Once you're close to Allah subhanho wa Taala you have everything. So even when we make our do us, let us try and know what is more beneficial for us and how we should be making dua that Allah subhanho wa Taala accepted from us. So this is made mention of that such a woman Allah subhanho wa Taala has praised her Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has praised her. She has been spoken
about very highly. It is reported that she stayed over in Egypt when they were all Brown, she passed away later on when she was a believing female, she believed and Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of this in the Quran. And this is why sometimes in the midst of tyranny, there is one person who sticks out and they might suffer great difficulty It reminds me of people who accept Islam, and their whole families are non Muslim. Sometimes there are people who want to accept Islam, but what is stopping them is the comfort zone they are in. And this happens also with people who are wrong, but everyone around them is wrong. You find the Muslim, he has engaged in something wrong, he's
oppressing a few people, but all his friends are oppressing the same people. So what will happen for him to now abstain or tell his friends, Look, don't do this, he will stick out like a sore thumb. He'd rather be with them and continue. We need to understand Islam teaches us Do not be like that. You make the difference. Allah will praise you with the angels. Allah subhanho wa Taala has told us through the lives of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, that he makes mention of the good worshipers of his on Earth to the angels whenever you are remembering Allah, Allah remembers you, female or in the mineral
in in some other kind that are better than us. And this is made mention of that. Allah subhanho wa Taala remembers us when it comes to the angels and he says look at my worshiper, and there is discussion between them, as we made mention of the Prophet Yunus and his Salatu was Salam a few days back. Now, they also has been brought to my notice by some of those who are sincere Al Hamdulillah. Why is it that we say the Prophet Moses, why don't we just cut out the English and say Musa alayhis salam? The reason is I've come across a lot of non Muslims who never knew that we believe in Jesus May peace be upon him, they thought Isa is referring to something else. They think that Moosa is
referring to something else, they think that Harun is referring to someone else altogether. They don't know. So because our idea and the aim is not only to uplift or to increase our knowledge, but to spread this even amongst the non Muslims. It's important. We also make mention of the names that are mentioned in the Bible to say these are the prophets. Here is the proper, authentic version of what happened to them. You want to know it come and read the Quran, may Allah subhanahu wa taala accept us. So it is not because we try to prove a wrong point. But it is because we want to use it as a means of Allah and calling towards the right path. May Allah use us at all times to call
towards the right path and may keep us on the straight and narrow, and May He grant us acceptance.
This evening, we have three beautiful stories that are mentioned in the Quran incidents that occurred during the life of musala. In Salatu, salam, we will start with the first one where there was a man, a very, very wealthy man, he passed away. And he left one son, just one son, and this one son, he inherited everything. So the cousins were quite jealous. And they made it him. When they made him there was a problem. There was a debate who made this man
who made this man. So they went to Musa alayhis salam. They said, Look, we need to know the murder of this person. It's causing a big problem. It is splitting people splitting communities. This is what is happening. It's causing a rift in the family and what have you. So Musa alayhis salam made to Allah to Allah subhanho wa Taala and one day he comes back, what you call mo Salah Kami in Allah morrocco.
Musa alayhis salam came back to his people and he says, Oh my people, Allah has solved your problem. He wants you to sacrifice a cow. You sacrifice a cow. And then you will see Allah will release the name of whoever was the murderer. So these people Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam says shed they do fashion that Allah Allah they didn't obey the instruction. They wanted to make life difficult so Allah made it more difficult for them. This is why when we are given instruction obeyed don't just wait and ask more questions and so on obey the instruction we will see later on inshallah. So it was very simple for them to obey the instruction and continue but no, they told me Salah is Salatu was
Salam. There are many cows out there. So many cows out there. We are confused.
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Make dua to Allah to inform us a little bit more detail what type of account does he want?
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moon, he says it should neither be old nor young, some something in between a an animal meaning a cow, neither too old nor is it too young something in between and do what you've been ordered. Follow the instruction of Allah subhanho wa Taala and your issue will be made easy. Now they seen the cows, they had a category of cows so the older were removed from their minds, and the young were also removed and they had this middle category of cows. They went back to musala is lm yamasa the middle category of cows are too many. So tell us what's the color of this cow make dua to Allah Carlota Alana,
almost Allah is Allah make dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala let him tell us, what's the color of the cow. So moose Allah is Allah made again. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Allah in
you want to know the color. It is a rich yellow color that attracts the attention of the people and is cool to the eye. It makes the people who look at it happy. So it's a rich yellow color. Something let's say more golden a golden color of a cow. So martial law, they started looking they found quite a few.
So they went to Mussolini Samia Moosa, we've got a problem. We don't know which one exactly to slaughter. So now you tell us make dua to Allah to tell us a little bit more detail, followed
by Ilana here in Al Baqarah. Tasha baja Elena, we're in
Oh Moosa, we are confused. There's too many of these and we don't know they all quite similar. So you tell us ask Allah to give us a little bit more detail and inshallah we will be guided. So Allah subhanho wa Taala response.
Allah in who Yoku in
duty, you wanna kill hausa Musa lemma to land Shia Daffy?
What happened? Allah made it very difficult for them. Allah says it must be a cow that was neither prepared to to the land nor prepared to be used for irrigation. It must be perfect without a spot on it. No mark, nothing. Now it became very hard. They started hunting for the cow. They told Musa alayhis salam, and je jabil happy now you've come with something that is understandable. Now you brought something understandable. So they went around, they started hunting for the cow. They found one cow, one cow belonging to someone.
What had happened and whose cow was this?
There was a man it is reported who passed away. And he left behind the widow and the orphan one child and an orphan meaning and oh the orphan child and his widow. And he had made a vow prior to passing away. Yeah, Allah I am dying at this age. I'm leaving my wife and child Yeah, Allah, I leave them in your care. You look after them. What did he have? He only had one calf, a little calf. So he instructed his wife before he passed away, take this calf and release it into the forest because I don't trust these people. If they know that they are weak people they will use the wealth like what happens today. You have inheritance. Wealthy people are stealing the money of their sisters and
mothers in our midst. And people don't mind no father gave you when he was alive. What are you talking about? Go to the alhama put your papers down, put your hands down surrender. Tell them what ever Allah says I will do even if I'm left without a penny I know for as long as Allah is happy with me, let them take whatever is there she This is what we should be doing.
But what law he is sadly, the law enforcers show. That show is the highest level of Boko Haram at the highest level of of stinginess man has said, the more you have, the more you want, the more greedy you become. We can't release it. We become wealthy and we think for a moment that you know what, nobody's gonna catch us. So this is a lesson we learn that remember, we need to fulfill our covenant to Allah subhanho wa Taala one of the most important laws of the Sharia is what is known as alpha almira. The inheritance the sharing of the inheritance amongst the people after the death of someone is absolutely sacred.
Allah is watching every split cent that is being divided. And if there is an error in if there is an error, complete oblivion or mistake, that's one thing. But if it is intentional, even if it is one cent Do you know what it is? In nama here Kappa to maneri failure, Buddha only Olia da ha, it is a red hot, cold from the fire of jahannam. Take it or leave it. So it's up to us what we are taking. And this is why let's resolve our disputes. Tonight. Anyone has a dispute of inheritance from them, and give the people whatever is there do today. Tell them look up, she'll be fine. You need to be given good tidings glad tidings. I am fearing my grave. And fearing Allah, I'm not going to take all
that wealth with me into my grave. If it is your view, it's yours. And even if it means it's 20 years later, it's all yours. Let's work it out and sorted out. And believe me do it now. Because the spirituality outside the masjid is different from that in the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So we make an intention here and now. So this man as he left his cow, it was a calf. Allah had protected the calf that it was grazing on its own and anyone went near it, it would make sure that it went away. It didn't allow anyone to touch it. No one. Until one day when the boy grew a little bit older. The mother said, Look, your dad has left a cow and it's in the forest somewhere go and
look for it. How am I going to look for it? Anyway, as he went, there was only one cow that came to him. And when it came to him, at that time, people were looking for exactly the same cow. So they went to him and they told the young men we want to buy this cow it fitted everything that masala Salam was told.
So he said look, I can't sell it. I need to speak to my mother. He went to the mother they were talking about the price and they were speaking and then the mother said look how can you sell it we don't want to sell it at all until the boy says Okay, finally I'll settle for the skin of this cow filled with gold Give it to me they said no problem Mashallah, what an expensive car
or an expensive car. So they slaughtered the car. They cut the cow Mashallah, after they purchased it they slaughtered the cow young man became rich Mashallah. And at the same time, Allah says further Bahama, Kaduna fire Oh, they slaughtered it. And we need to know something they did not have to go around hunting. When Allah told him cut the cow had they caught the next cow and slaughtered it. It would have still served the same purpose. But shed they do fashion the de la la. They wanted to make life difficult Allah made it more difficult upon them. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, what is
said to me
to moon, nobody boo boo bah gala Can you heal Mota when you re t Allah Allah.
Allah says, and remember when the person was murdered, and you were debating and arguing as to who murdered that particular person. We instructed you to take a chunk of the meat from this cow and strike with it The dead man and when he was struck, he came up alive after he had died. And he said the name of the person who murdered him and he died again.
This is in the Quran. Allah says catolica de la Mota. This is how Allah gives life to the day. Allah says we've done it so many times in the past. We heard of Emmanuel Israel in a number of people who are given life after they die.
This is the father of the power of Allah subhanho wa Taala and this is what had happened. And thereafter the problem was solved. Allah subhanho wa Taala opened our doors and grant us a lesson from this beautiful story that is mentioned Firstly, the poor of Allah. Secondly, the matter of justice. Thirdly, how we should not debate and argue when the truth comes to us. We surrender to it. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us a deep understanding.
Then we have the next story also mentioned at the time of Mussolini salatu wa sallam.
There was a man known as Barun Tarun was very, very wealthy. Allah says in the Quran, in ko Naka mucho Mimosa Baba,
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Allah says indeed, Harun was from amongst the people of Musa alayhis salam, but he had transgressed he had engaged in transgression against them. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, We have blessed him with so much wealth, the description Allah gives, he says, if a group of strong men had to carry they would find it difficult to carry only the keys to his treasures. That's how much we'd given him. Look at the description. Allah says, if a group of strong people had to lift only the keys to his treasures, they would find it difficult to carry those keys. Imagine today you've got one credit card locked.
one little guard and it's not your problem. And here we have Allah says, Look how much real wealth we gave this man.
And Allah says he had one problem. What was his problem? haughtiness, arrogance. He says,
D. That was his problem. He says, All this wealth I got, it's because of me, my brain, my intellect, my plan. My deal. I was the one who was witty, I was the one who did this. It was me and I am the big earner. And I am the one who succeeded and it was only my effort and i i and Me, me me, Allahu Akbar. That was him. He never related anything that he received or earned to Allah, nothing at all. Everything was me.
His call Allah whoa como la de fora in Allah Allah you have been faring when his people the people around him told him Hey, make sure that this does not result in your arrogance you becoming too happy here. This happiness which is beyond the limits of Allah subhanho wa Taala. A haughtiness Don't be haughty Allah does not like those who are haughty in this particular way, despising other people thinking that you can do what you want only because you've got the money, but no, he says it's me. I made the plan. I am the one I serve the people people are earning because of me. I am the big King, I am the boss. So Allah subhanho wa Taala decided to fix him.
But before Allah subhanho wa Taala fixed to him. Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us that there were certain people
they looked at his wealth. Yeah Allah tala Nemeth Lama Oto ko in
the now the A we wish we had what Tyrone was given. Indeed he has a great share a very big share. Look at his chair. He's got so much how we wish we had that.
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mano army lasagna, the people who had knowledge told these others who are wishing for the wealth of qarun don't do that. Indeed, the good deeds are better for you with Allah subhanho wa Taala. don't wish for what Allah has given him. Allah has given it to him, but he is a transgressor. So we cannot wish for that type of wealth. We cannot wish for that. Our eyes should not extend to that which Allah has blessed some people in a way that we want it for ourselves. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us and save us from greed. And may Allah make us content with what we have these knowledgeable people were saying, if you do good deeds for Allah subhanho wa Taala it is better for
you. And Allah says this in the Quran in more places, while back to salejaw. To
be cassava in a few places in the Quran, Allah says those extra deeds, those tests be had those acts of worship that you do, those are better in the eyes of Allah than all your wealth and your children that you have in this world.
Allah grant of steadfastness so Allah says after that for qsf nabee he will be daddy pharmacann Allah moo, moo,
moo moo dunlea Neela Womack and Amina Tasini we cause the earth to swallow him up with everything he owned, everything was swallowed. In the morning the people saw everything was gone totally our own and his cronies together with his properties together with all his wealth, everything was swallowed by the earth
And Allah says nobody could help him against Allah. He couldn't help himself and nothing could assist him at all.
He used to come out. Allah speaks about how what he used to do prior, he used to come out and show off his wealth for hora de la comida de zenity. Prior to him being swallowed up, he used to come out with all his wealth he used to show his gold and his silver and what he has one wonders how much he had. And this is a lesson for us. We should never be sure. Never May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us when Allah has given you he has the capacity to take it away. So be humble. Humble down to the ground. No matter what Allah has given you. Remember, he has the capacity to take it away from you and not only that, he is the giver. So thank him. And remember, use whatever you have
to earn the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala today in our lives, Mashallah we like to build plush homes. When you have lots of wealth, the first dream, I'll get a car, I get a home, I'll do this. I'll get married. I'll do that and have so many children. I'll do this for them. I'll do all these plans. Where are our plans to say when I get so much wealth, I will divide this wealth and one third of it. I'm going to spend it
In the path of Allah, well ideas, we want to build the app here I don't mean two and a half percent is compulsory, we don't want to talk about that we want to talk about over and above that which is compulsory. Indeed in wealth there is a right over and above that which Allah has squeezed out of you. What does that mean? That means two and a half percent is foreign. Let's talk about that which is more I want to pause for a moment, we are in no rush to complete the stories of the prophets because we will have after Ramadan apart to inshallah, because if we rush, we might not be able to do justice to the topics. So if anyone is thinking will we finish the idea is not to finish. We want
to continue the goodness inshallah, the idea is to continue learning. You see, if you look at every act of worship, let's look at Salah you have fara, which is the compulsory and then you have some nothing.
Let's look at fasting. You have fara and then you have soon and nothing. Let's look at for example, hedge, you have the hedge. And then you have the Amara, which is not compulsory. People fulfill in all those three cases, these are Pillars of Islam, we fulfill the forum, and we fulfill more soon and Nuffield and you tell me the Salah we have how much further Salah we have compared to what is sooner and nothing, the sooner nothing is much more. You tell me For example, when it comes to fasting, you have one month of compulsory fasting, if you can, if you calculate the sooner fast through the year, it's much more than a month because you have three days every month. You have two
days every week already that is far beyond the month.
And when it comes to Hajj everyone who can afford it would love to go for ombre and they continue going and they go for more than one Hajj sometimes this is why you have to have a hook a hook. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not make us from amongst those who are hooked.
But we should be May Allah make it easy for us really. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for us to fulfill our Hajj and May he accept from all those who are trying to facilitate for the adjudge the Hajj may accept that as an act of worship from them. There are many organizations that try to facilitate whether it is saho anyone else whoever else it is hit metal or Judge pigma to our whatever it is, may Allah subhanho wa Taala accept all these efforts.
So when it comes to charity, it's one of the only Pillars of Islam where we find ourselves clinging to the two and a half percent. And when it comes to the sun and nothing, we find ourselves a bit stingy. I think we need to check ourselves a little bit more on that front and improve because it is the only pillar of Islam where we find ourselves with the pharaohs alone. And the sooner enough it's actually a little bit of a distance. May Allah open our doors. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says this man used to boast and he used to brag about his wealth and he used to show it off and pretend like you people don't have I have, you know, and people wanted to copy him. We said that in the Quran
moments ago, some people said we weren't like him. So we needed something everyone else wanted when he had that type of a vehicle. few members in the community wanted it now the vehicle is the example of our life here. Why do we give it because we need to know that we have a sickness sometimes we want to follow the rich and famous everything they do. We want to do those who are above us, according to us in terms of dunya we want to do why don't we think for a moment let us try and adopt the lifestyle of those who are more religious than us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala open our doors.
So Allah says after that was by Han Latina diamond, Noma kana.
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una casa Sabina. Ye.
In the morning, the people who are wishing to have the wealth that he had when they got up they saw what had happened that he was completely non existing, swallowed up by the earth. And they said yeah, Allah you give wealth to whomsoever you wish, just as well. We didn't get this well Had we been given the wealth similar to Freetown today we would have also been sucked in or eaten up swallowed up by the earth just like he has. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us. So when you follow someone, if they receive punishment, you receive punishment. When you follow someone if they are get going to the masjid you end up in the masjid. When you follow someone if they are going to
the clubs, you go to the club, when you're following someone if they have led to themselves to destruction, you are not very far behind them. We'd rather follow someone who is on the right path so that we can be led May Allah grant us a lesson from this particular story as well. The last story the incident that we'd like to make mention of is a very
beautiful story in Surah silica,
where Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of the time when Musa alayhis salam was asked a question by someone. Yeah masa, we want to know who is the most knowledgeable person tell us who has most knowledge? He said, Well, it's me because I have. We are thinking how he must have been thinking. He has revelation. He has the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala this speaks to Allah subhanho wa Taala can they be someone more knowledgeable than him? So he says it's me. So Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed to him no yamasa nobody can know everything there is to know in knowledge, but we send down knowledge in pockets. So you might have one person who has excelled in one field, one who has
excelled in another, the other one who has excelled in a third one has excelled in spirituality. One is a top this one is a top that and Allah subhanho wa Taala blesses some with more than one but not everything. So Allah wanted to show Musa alayhis salam, there is a certain pocket of knowledge which we have granted someone besides you, Musa alayhis salam was interested to know who is this, I want to see him because if he's around he has to be from my own mind because he has to follow most alleys Allah. So Allah subhanho wa Taala gave him the instructions and he follow. Before we get to the instructions, let's remember one thing,
we need to benefit from one another's knowledge from amongst us the top doctors top dermatologists who know what they're speaking about top, maybe cardiologists they are top accountants, top, all sorts of people, they are top plumbers from amongst us Alhamdulillah they are top doctors and all sorts of people. And they are also top senior alama successful people may Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us the use of all of them. And remember the ones who we need to be closest to are those who will take us into the era. Those other Allah so in the same way, when you know you have a heart problem, what do you do? You make sure you've got a friend who's a cardiologist because you call him
at one at night. He says, no problem. I'm coming free of charge. He checks us you've got a friend. We are sometimes suffering spiritual cholesterol in our systems, where we are about to die of a spiritual heart attack. We No no. We are not in a link with any scholar of Islam. We have absolutely no spiritual doctor near us. In fact, when we look at them, we hate them. So what happens we die of spiritual heart attack and we move around like a dead person. Allah speaks about this in the Quran. Allahu Akbar.
Allah says, the one who moves with no and the one who has lived is he similar to the one who's walking around like a dead man, completely dead. This means spiritually. Some people are totally dead. They don't have even they don't even know that they have so much cholesterol. May Allah protect us today. We are so advanced when it comes to medicine, that the person has a slight pain in on his right arm and immediately he makes an appointment. A person sees slide red discoloration on his hand and the dermatologist next thing he's there, Mashallah. And believe me, Capetown has some of the best.
So, it is important for us to know that all this knowledge
it will not benefit us beyond our grades, it won't, unless we have spent it in the right direction. And unless we have learned about what will benefit us beyond the death of an individual,
and that will come with their own ama. This is why it is very important for us to know if we are to split knowledge into two pieces. To say that there is knowledge connected to the dunya and knowledge connected to the ephemera that knowledge which is connected to this world and the knowledge which is connected connected to life after death, we would come to realize that more than half of what we need is within the knowledge of the deen and religion and spirituality. Because religion you need it whilst you're alive. And it's the only thing that's going to help you after you did. You know you cannot bury a plumber with all copper pipes thinking that you know, Subhana Allah, this is what's
going to help me with all due respect to plumbers and everybody else. But if that plumber was charitable, if he was a good Muslim, if he made sure that he fulfilled his charities, he assisted people he helped out wherever he could, if the doctor for example, had good character, good conduct, and he made sure he assisted humanitarian crises wherever they were with how much he could eat within his capacity, and he had his own quota of people that he may look to for free and so on charitable, then Alhamdulillah he is aiming in the process his affair, but how will he know that he will know it when he learns the deal? And he will know it when he starts adopting what Allah has
instructed. So this is something we needed to pause upon. Because it's our life.
Many of us
have spent years on end studying a certain field. And we've succeeded. we've succeeded so well that we've built ourselves palaces and castles, Mashallah in the dunya and we driving the latest vehicles and so on. Let us also ask ourselves, how much have I done to build my IRA? May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us understanding. So Musa alayhis salam was instructed to take his lunch and to go on a certain path on the coasts. Now, the lunch was made up of some items in a basket and it had in it a little fish some narration say it was alive, it was in water in a little container. Maybe that's how they used to carry it at the time because without refrigeration and so on, they might wanted fresh
fish. So maybe, and some narrations say no, it was actually a dead fish. Let's take the one which says it was a fish that was not dead. It was in the water in a little container. So as they walked, Musa alayhis salaam got tired at a certain point. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, What is Karla musala Fatah hula?
Allah is making mention of how Musa alayhis salam got a certain young man with him and told him Let's walk and we are going to go Allah has given us a task. We want to walk on the coast here and we want to get to a certain place phylum bellava majima Albania Hema nasiha who toma de de de la fille de sarada. When they got to a certain place, Musa alayhis salam was tired, and they relaxed, they sat down, and he lied down. And as he lied down, it was a place where the two seas meet or the ocean met the sea, a place where the two had met, and that is where the fish suddenly got out and got into the sea and it was gone. Now one narration says the young boys saw this, he saw it, but
Moosa insulin was asleep. So he said, I'll wait for Musa alayhis salam to get up and then I will tell him, but when Musa alayhis salam got up, he forgot. They started walking once again. And he took the basket and he carried on walking. Now the fish was gone. their lunch was gone. After a while Allah says phylum Java poly Fatah t Nevada, Anna naka de la kina safarinow.
After a while he got tired he says to his young man, he says you know what? Give us our lunch. Now we're very tired on this road. We've gone a long long way.
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he says you know, when we were back there that rock resting, then I remember what happened to that fish that lunch of ours.
The fish found its way into the sea in the most amazing astonishing manner. And I forgot to tell you and it is only shaytan who made me forget. Look at how you blame shape on once again. We learn this again. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us understanding It is reported that when you forget something
you say Allahumma salli ala Muhammad Allah Allah Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah subhanho wa Taala opens your doors, you remember Allah Allah will remind you
so when we forget something, it is from shavon mama and Sonny who Allah shapen when you forget something good is from shapen
so this is why we should constantly try and remember that which is good, how to increase your memory. Cut out everything unnecessary from your life. We're not talking of cincin here is supposed to be out anyway. But we talking of unnecessary some people have a habit of sitting and chit chatting late at night following morning they can't remember how many records in fact that is only two
they can't remember why because your mind is rewinded all night the beautiful stories you had all night and you standing now in salah and you just you can't remember too much in your head. Take out some of that. This is why Nabi sallallahu Sallam says Memphis me Islam and Margarita kumala Jani. One of the signs of a good Muslim is that he leaves that which does not concern him. It doesn't concern me throw it out. Today we are at an age where we are bothered about everybody else's life. And this is a problem wholesale nobody can say I'm not guilty
when we hear a juicy rumor, Mashallah it's like we squeezing the lemon law kebab, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness really we need to be bothered about our own lives, cut out unnecessary riffraff and see how your memory improves. May Allah open our doors so this man he says look, that is what happened there when we were at the rock so Musashi Salam says Danny karma
that is exactly what I wanted. That is what we wanted. That is the place that I was supposed to, you know, be at where the fish comes out where something happens. So this is what happened for today.
Hema kasasa so they went back following their footsteps to the exact place where this fish had gone. Allah says for them in a bad dinner, they found a worshipper of ours. And they could see from his face this man is pious, pious man, he is known as El hidden. He was not an OB. He was not a prophet. He was only a pious men.
And he had the link with Allah subhanho wa Taala. He was from the Ummah of Musa alayhis salaam. He was following the Sharia of Musa alayhis salam, but Allah had given him some knowledge, some knowledge that was not given to Musa alayhis salam. And this was just the point that Allah subhanho wa Taala was proving to Musa alayhis salam. So Allah says, For Raja VEDA, minibar Dena
they found a worshipper of ours whom we had blessed from blessings from us and whom we are granted knowledge directly from us. Allah gave him knowledge.
Call Allah who Moosa hell tabea Musa alayhis salaam says, may I please be in your company? May I follow you please? He was walking was Ali Salaam says please May I follow you? Allah to Allah My name
so that you can teach me so that I can learn a little bit of this wisdom and guidance that Allah has given you.
All in testimonia Maria sadara, he says almost, you're not going to be able to bear patients with me, not with me. You will be very impatient, agitated by what you see when you are in my company. So musala salatu wa salam says,
No, I will definitely be patient. You will find me I won't question you in anything.
So this man says, You are not going to be able to be patient.
What can you do to help ob houbara? How are you going to be patient regarding that which you have no knowledge about? Allah Sanjay Dhoni in sha Allah who saw me da da si la cama. He says, insha Allah, you will find me to be patient, I won't question and you will find me not going against any of your instructions. So Allah says he agreed, and they started walking. As they were walking, they needed to cross the water. So they jumped into
a boat, a boat made of planks, and as they jumped into the boat, the first thing they saw is a little bird, a bird sitting on the plank, and it dipped its beak into the water. It says once or twice, it dipped its beak, and I'll hit hotels, Mussolini's lm, yamasa. Did you see this? He says, Yes, I saw it. Did you see the amount of water being displaced? When the beak of the bird went into the ocean like this? He says, Yes, I saw it. He says, the comparison of the knowledge of Allah with that that we have is similar to one little droplet and the whole ocean which Allah has. So Allah knowledge is like the whole ocean. And we only have a little droplet, whatever was displaced by that
big going in and coming out, that's all.
Now imagine what knowledge Alliance now who wants to know one description like that there are so many descriptions of the knowledge of Allah. Some of you may have heard this before. Yeah, Allah Makana Amaya kuno. Mamma mia can either Kanaka Kunal. Allah knows what has happened in the past. He knows what is happening now and what will happen in the future. And over and above that he knows what will not happen, is not going to happen. If it were to happen, how it would have happened. That's the knowledge.
Let's follow that again. He knows what is not going to happen.
If it were to happen, how it would have happened. That's the knowledge of Allah. And we will see that in this story, something that didn't happen, it was never going to happen. Meaning in reality, but Allah says had we allowed it to happen, this is how it would have happened. So Allah,
the knowledge Look how deep the knowledge of Allah is. And this is what the author is trying to tell Moosa. So anyway, as they as they saw that Moments later, Musa alayhis salam sees a hidden, take out one of the planks from the rope from the boat. And immediately he says, What are you doing?
How can you take this plank out? Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions it beautifully in the Quran.
Allah ki Barfi Safina t farakka Paula farahani.
Who salesianum said are you you want to drown these people here and it is reported that these people when they saw these Musa alayhis salam and Alfredo come, they even according to one narration, they didn't really want Recompense. They didn't want any Recompense. So masala Salaam is saying look, they
did us a favor and now this is what you want to do in return Do you want to drown them over? So he says Karna alum akula in Ocala destiny, Amaya sobre la Cala Adam apple in destiny, Amaya sobre. Didn't I tell you you will have no patience with me almost call Allah to kidney b minus c two. He says Hey, sorry, I forgot
what I told Hippo name in embryo. Surah. Musa alayhis salam is apologizing he says, look, look, look, I'm really sorry. And don't it was just forgetfulness. And now I won't ask you anything. So they carried on. Allah says, Allah
had either lochia hula sakata
they were passing by. After that they went on to the coast and they started working again, working quite quickly. They saw a few children playing al Qaeda gets a hold of one of them, kills them and carries on.
He says, a cartel Jennifer zakia
you killing an innocent child who for no reason whatsoever. Nothing at all. How can you do such a bad deed? He says, Allah Allah Allah in
Yama, Yama, didn't I tell you you will not be able to bear patience yamasa no patience. So he says
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Salah to Sahib, Mooney pada Bala tamina, Donny Rosa masala Hassan says, okay, okay. Now if I question anything, then you don't have I don't have to be in your company. You don't have to have me in your company. It's okay. This is the last. So they started walking. As they walking, they enter the town. When they entered the town. They asked those people look, we are strangers, we are a little bit hungry. We want to place we want a bit of food. The people said sorry, you're gonna have to walk here you are strangers, we are not going to entertain you at all.
So what happened? Allah subhanho wa Taala says, as they were leaving, for da da, da da da da dee, da
da da da, da da, da, da da da. As they saw a wall, they saw a wall when they were leaving, that was almost falling. So I'll hit the stops for a while and made an effort to straighten the wall and solidify it, make it strong, and then he walked away. So Musa alayhis salam says, Lucia tala, tala Hiya, Jonah. You know what these people refused. These people refuse to even any form of hospitality, no food, no accommodation, nothing. If you wanted we could have told him we'll fix your wall pass. Why did you fix a wall without any recompense? So Alfredo says has Albania Albania. Thank you very much. It's now enough. This is the splitting between me and you. You go your way and I go
my way. I know what the time is. But I think we need to spend a few moments to explain what happened.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Alfredo says, I will explain Sona Bo Kavita when MLM Tata Ilyas abona. I'm going to explain to you now what I did. The first thing he says a mess Safina sucanat Lima Sakina meluna for Eva wacana
photo kalasa fee nothing was bad. As for the boat, it belonged to to poor people who were making money by ferrying people to and fro and there was a king downstream who was usurping all the good boats. He was taking all the good boats, so they were checking the boat if there was no defect, they were taking it. So I made a defect in the boat in order to save it so that they maintain their boat. So Panama point number one, Musa alayhis salam did not know now something that was the king was never going to take that particular boat.
Are you following what I'm saying? Because Allah knew that there was gonna be a hole in it. But Allah knew that had they not been in the hole it would have probably been taking. So Panama, it would have been taken. The next one, he says, And may Allah subhanho wa Taala grounders goodness, Allah when you are earning halaal sustenance, working hard, Allah will protect your wealth when everyone else's wealth is crushing. That's a lesson we learn. They say hello sustenance will always return to you. But when you've made money with the wind, it goes with the wind as well. Allah protect us. So that's one lesson we learned, work hard strive. Allah will grant you a little bit
good with Baraka and he might even open your doors for the next lesson. He says what Amala mo sakana Ababa Khomeini Machina yahoomail poliana cofra
s with a boy who I killed
Allah subhanho wa Taala told me that had this child lived he would have been a means of great sadness to his parents and the means of oppression to his parents, and he would have been a huge burden on his parents. So we caused his death right here and right now so Allah would grant
The parents of the children who will be better, and who will be able to look after their parents and be a means of the coolness of their eyes. So this is what happened.
Now, this doesn't mean when you see unruly youngsters outside, they need to engage in this type of behavior. We are not hidden. And Musa alayhis salam is not with us here.
But what it does mean and I want to draw a lesson for all those who have ears. If Allah has taken your child away at a young age, consider it a blessing from Allah not to say the child was going to be or not going to be because we don't know anything. But it is a blessing of Allah subhanho wa Taala the child in sha Allah will be waiting in the app here for you and will by the will of Allah intercede on your behalf and plead with Allah to grant you gentlemen.
So there is a lesson do not become overly depressed when you've lost a child at young age. Look at the positives of it. Do not concentrate on negatives. When we concentrate on negatives. We become depressed when we become depressed because you're a junior on Akira, we lose this dunya and we lose the afra
the third one, the last one. Allah subhanho wa Taala says al Qaeda is explaining to Mussolini salatu salam
for Cana Nicola mania tema de Ville Medina What can I
What can I boo masala
Stephanie jacada Houma la Mata Mira Big Mama fan to one Emery LA. He says as for the wall, underneath that wall was a treasure belonging to two young orphans whose father was a pious man and had the wall fallen, the treasure would have been exposed and the people would have used safety. So Allah instructed me to strengthen the wall so that it will only collapse the day those young people become older again halaal sustenance with a pious parents. The pious parent making dua for the child. Yeah, Allah protect my children. We spoke about two of them today. We had one earlier with that man with the calf. And this is another one. Allahu Akbar. This teaches us a great lesson, when
we put our trust in the hands of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And we ourselves are pious, and we are concerned about our piety. Allah will take care of our children.
When we ourselves need Pennell beating our children might be a rite of Allah protect us. Yes.
So this is why it's important for us. In the same way if you have a car a vehicle since I said family meeting, if it needs panel beating, you will feel shy to drive it dented until you repair it. Why do we move dented spiritually? We never repay a penalty beat what we need to spiritually and then we are not shy. May Allah protect us. I hope we've understood that similarity and example.
So Alfredo tells Musa alayhis salam, you see I did not do this out of my own each item I was instructed. Why did you say that? Because according to the sharing of Musa alayhis salam, he would have been penalized for murder. The 10 commandments have come down, do not murder. Now this man is saying this was the instruction of Allah Musa alayhis salam knows it was the instruction of Allah because Allah told him wait, there is someone who has more knowledge than you. And here he had the explanation. I want to end off with one beautiful Arabic grammatical benefit from the Quran. Allah says after that, he says that he cut that we know mellitus. Allah He savara. That is the explanation
of what you could not bear patients regarding Mohammed salatu salam says, We hope that Musa alayhis salam would have had more patience. So we could have learned a bit more from that.
And I'm sure all of us feel the same. Mashallah three little three incidents we've learned, but we could have learned much more. So the grammatical benefit is, before Musa alayhis salam knew the explanation the term used was the Stata which means you find it difficult to understand.
We will explain it to you.
And when everything was explained, it was so simplified that the term used is just there. Which means this is something that you couldn't even be the simplest of patients about something which is so easily understood now. And this is why the temp test is used to go back. The difference between the two is the Stata shows you that there is greatest difficulty to understand it and this means it is so simple to understand now that he has been explaining explained. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to open our doors as I said, we are in no rush to finish the stories of the prophets and inshallah, in whatever we do not complete in Ramadan we will have a part to later on by the will of Allah
subhanho wa Taala May Allah grant us goodness until we meet again tomorrow with some more Allah Subhana Allah to Allah grant us acceptance was Allah Allahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad Subhana Allah Subhana Allah, Allah Allah Allah
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