Channel: Mufti Menk
Musa AS & Furoun, 3 June 2018
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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu lillahi wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Abdullah. He was truly Muhammad Allah Allah He was happy he, we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala we send blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his household, his companions, we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to bless them, to bless every one of us to grant us goodness, and to open the doors of His mercy for us during this beautiful month of the Quran. This is actually the month of education. And many people do not refer to it as the month of education. But the reason why we as Muslim men need to believe that it is the month of education is because the Quran is the source of
all education, all knowledge, the Quran is the source that will lead you to the Sunnah of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. If you were to believe properly in the Quran, it would lead you to the illustrious companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam as well. It would lead you to every quotation, every saying, every movement, every utterance, everything, every quality of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And this is why we refer to this beautiful month as a month of increasing the knowledge that we have by attaching ourselves to the Quran. This evening, we read the verses of surah to notice it is the surah named after the stories. This story primarily is the
detail of Musa alayhis salam, no way in the Quran is the greater detail about the story of Musa alayhis salam than in this particular place. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala says quite clearly not
have really Tommy Mino we recite for you the story of Moses and the pharaoh with the truth for those who believe. Why does he say with the truth, because there are other versions, the versions of the people of the previous scriptures, those versions as compared to the version within the Koran, we as muslimeen believe that our version is absolutely accurate. So Allah Subhana Allah, Allah says, We've revealed it with the truth for those who believe if you don't believe you won't be affected by the words of Allah. Remember my brothers, my sisters, when the word of Allah affects you, it's a sign that you have a man when the words of Allah are recited and something happens to your heart into
your hair. You need to know when your skin develops goosebumps. It's a sign that you are a more men by the will of Allah. So thank Allah, thank Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us the understanding the deeper understanding of the verses of the Quran. Now there is an interesting verse that Allah says at the beginning of the surah he says, you know, when we reveal to you the story of Moses and the Pharaoh, it is for those who are weak to achieve from it comfort that one day victory will come to them. So panela anyone who is going through a problem where someone is oppressing you, someone is doing wrong to you, you can take the story of the Pharaoh and Moses May
peace be upon Mussolini Salaam.
You can take that story, read it and put yourself in it. And remember Allah gave victory to Musa alayhis salam over a tyrant who was worse than the one who is bothering you. So Allah will help you, Allah will open your doors, Allah will grant you, Allah says, while norito
Venus to move in one.
It is true for those at the time of Musa alayhis salam. And it is also true for all those who followed later up to our time. And those who shall follow up to the day of gamma. Allah says, We want to give a gift we want to bestow our favor upon those who are weak and downtrodden on earth. And we are telling them that don't worry, victory is coming to you very, very soon. SubhanAllah.
When we go through the stories of the NBA, we need to think to ourselves, these people, those people who are more beloved unto Allah than yourself and myself,
you and I cannot compare with the prophets of Allah to Allah He they went through greater hardship, every one of them went through more difficulty than the worst from amongst us, the one who is in the biggest problem. Look at any prophet of Allah. They went through more than that, but they were patient, they bought they had a man, they had conviction. And above all, they had sub, they were patient forbearance, they didn't give up very easily with us, because of the levels of conviction being weak and the man being weak. We give up in two minutes, sometimes two minutes we get upset. May Allah forgive us. May we be from among those who are calm and Clement Amin. So Allah subhanho wa
Taala then after having mentioned this beautiful
thing, you know, a beautiful pointer to us to say, Don't worry, you're going through a problem. Don't worry, Allah will come to your help. Just remain steadfast. Just continue worshiping, continue calling. The condition is don't give up. If you give up you have lost none of the prophets gave up. Yes, they might have been thinking at the end to say when is the help of Allah going to come, but they didn't give up. So panela even Eunice la salam, when he went away, he came back thereafter, because Allah told him he has to complete his mission. And you know what they believed in his message thereafter. So Allah says to us, when someone has taken something away from you, that is
rightfully yours, we will make sure it comes back to you. So panela we will make sure it comes back to you, no matter what it is, if you don't get it in the dunya. You need to trust Allah to give you something way beyond your imagination in the hereafter.
So Allah makes mention of Musa alayhis salam right at the beginning, that the Pharaoh was killing the children. So when he was born, they were killing the boys. So Allah inspired the mother of Musa alayhis salam to put him into a box and to put him into the river. And Allah says, Don't worry. In
mina mousseline Oh Mother of Moosa, you are worried about Moosa, we need you to know we will return him to you and not only that, we are going to make him a prophet of ours, we will send him to the Pharaoh, you will see what we will do something amazing Subhan Allah.
Imagine, Allah is promising, that you know what you don't worry, we know the fear you have. We know there is uncertainty, we know the anxiety, we know the stress, we know everything you be convinced that Allah is in control, leave this child put the child here say Bismillah we have told you what to do. You know, the mother, as much as she wanted to hold that child is close to her bosom as possible, she released to the child in the box by the inspiration of Allah.
And the story continues, I want to get back to the last point where Allah tells her Didn't we return him to you love.
la isla, mi ke da, da da da. Then we returned him to his mother
in order for her eyes to be cooled by seeing her child once again. And so that she does not have to be distressed and sad. You're going through sadness, my brothers, my sisters, don't worry, continue becoming closer and closer to Allah, He will take care of that stress and that sadness, he will take care of it. If not today, tomorrow. be convinced Allah says Moosa, we returned him to his mother, because she was a pious lady, she was close to us. And therefore we made sure that we called her eyes after they were filled with tears. We brought the child back, and Allah says we did it in a miraculous way. The one who was supposed to kill him, was the one who actually brought him up. And
we decided, Allah says, Well, how romney
miraculously, Allah made it such that none of the breastfeeding mothers could actually suckle this child. He refused to suckle from anyone. They kept on looking kept on looking. Why
don't you trust Allah, my brothers, my sisters? Don't you trust Allah?
The plan of Allah no matter what you're going through, don't worry. Allah is. Allah knows. Allah will grant you an opening, but they are patients. Allah knows when the time is right. He's watching what you have, cannot be as bad as what happened here.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala then says this child grew up and he became huge, big he was brought up in the best possible way in luxuries and in goodness and in brilliant health and he was strong Mashallah powerful men, slightly dark in complexion Musa alayhis salam, but big, he was big duck in complexion. He had a big beard.
And when he went into the city, they knew this is the man who's been raised by the Pharaoh. Two people were fighting when they were fighting Musa alayhis salaam, decided, because the one called him that look, come and help me he decided, you know what, let me try and solve the problem. Brothers and sisters, we are weak, all of us, myself included. Sometimes we want to solve a problem in a way that results in a bigger problem.
We need to ask a lot help and guidance. We need to think before we do things we need to be wiser than the situation. It's a reality. It's a fact.
So this man was actually
teased, Musa alayhi salatu was Salam.
If you take a look at what happened,
the one called him to say, please come and help me.
And at that juncture
he was so powerful. He didn't even think What is he doing? He took his fist. And he served one blow
to that brother. And what happened? The brother died instantly. Imagine the power of musalla. One blow died the last time I said it to one young man. He said, I wish I could do it. I'll show you I can also do the same. I told him brother, that's not how it works. Allah is just giving us an example because immediately after that, Musa alayhis salam says Carla homina, Manisha
this is indeed the devil working. This is shape and that made me do this. in Medina movie moving, he is an enemy, he leads astray clearly.
chipin He's an enemy. Don't let him trap you. He will instigate you. He will prompt you to do things that are bad and evil. Allah says Don't let him do that. masala is Salatu was Salam immediately says while I'm doing FC Follow me to statements. I have wronged myself. So forgive me. That's it. admit your fault. And ask Allah forgiveness. Allah says for Allah so we forgive you. As simple as that when you do wrong when I do wrong, it is very simple turn to Allah. Oh Allah I did wrong. Forgive me. Allah says we forgiven you, then don't doubt the forgiveness of Allah because that is another part of the devil. Many people make Toba they cry. They asked Allah forgiveness because of sins
they've committed. And then they start doubting I don't think Allah forgive me. How can you say that? Allah says we will never reject your Toba if you are honest and genuine and sincere. So don't lose hope in the mercy of Allah vallentuna Shiva Verily, Allah, Allah, Allah says Musa alayhis salam just say two things. I wronged myself, so forgive me, Oh Allah, Allah says, We forgive you. Simple as that. Look at how the mercy of Allah works. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, when this man got into the city, and he did something that was wrong, Subhana Allah, Allah had a plan for him. Now he was worried there was fear. Why was the fear because the Pharaoh was looking for him now, because it
was made clear that this man is going to be a problem.
If you take a careful look at what happened Initially, the pharaoh he didn't want the child, but his wife couldn't bear children. So his wife says, No, no, no, let's just take this child. Let's just take this child, perhaps there'll be some goodness, they tested the child in certain ways. And the child actually passed the test, they kept the child it was because of the wife.
You know, when the wife says something, even the pharaoh has to say, okay, Subhana Allah, Allah forgive us.
And it's a reality and she said something he said, okay, as big as he was, he used to say no to everybody. When she said something, he said, Okay, that's it, it was done. And as a result of that, he regretted it to Kerala because one day came when musala is Salatu was Salam committed the sin, everyone was looking for him, a man came to him and told him you know, the people are looking for you and they're going to sought you out, you better leave you better go, we will give you safe passage we will help you to go Musa alayhis salam he, he faced towards a place called madeon. And he asked Allah to guide him Oh, Allah guide me, oh, Allah helped me on this path. I don't know where
I'm going, I don't know who I'm going to see. I don't know anyone when I get to wherever I'm going to get to, but I know you are with me.
Doesn't that happen in our lives, sometimes we don't know the step we're about to take where it's going to lead to, you have to take the step with Bismillah you have to say In the name of Allah, you you use your intellect that Allah has given you, you you ask yourself, whether what you are doing is required of you whether it is something that is held or whether you need to do it, whether it is for Dino dunia and you go ahead, you do not turn against what Allah has given you in terms of energies and become lazy.
So Allah says, This man made an effort as a result of his effort, his sincerity and his listen to how Allah says, We opened his door. I want to pause for a moment Some of us are not married here. And people are worried sometimes you know, how am I going to get married? musala is Salatu was Salam was considered a criminal. Nobody would have given them the daughter, because he was sought after by the pharaoh who's going to give the daughter the pharaoh is looking after meaning looking for this man. He's going to be killed or whatever is going to happen. And he's saying, Can I get married? Allah says, hang on, we've got to be planned for you. It's going to start in a certain way. You
don't know how it's going to end. be convinced. Trust Allah. Trust Allah. He trusted Allah he went. When he arrived there, he saw the first thing were loads of sheep. They were being
taken to the water, the dip tank as we would call it, and they were drinking flock by flock Subhanallah with with every Shepherd, he with his flock and he noticed to women right at the back with a lot of sheep.
Now he wanted to assist for the sake of Allah. So he asked them Malhotra bukhoma What is it with you? Why are you staying back? Why don't you go and why don't you get the job done? They says they said learner ski had to Rodney
Gabby, they said we are not going to quench the thirst of these sheep of ours until the rest of the shepherds go away. Because you know our father's an old man. He's supposed to have done this as a father, but because he's old, we are doing it on his behalf. And we are just waiting. We don't want to, you know, get in the mingling with all these men and so on. Who saw a salon said, Wait, I will do it. He did it. And he was a strong man as I said, and he will he knew how it was done. He did it in no time Allah gave Baraka in the time. So what happened he got back to the women they were amazed surprised. It happened in less than half the time they went home the father says you people are back
so early. They told the father the story.
That story, the whole surah is named after they set with their father they must have given every detail the Quran only speaks of some of it. The father says calling
Subhana Allah hannula kukuli is a stranger. No one knows him. He was an honest man, he did you guys a favor without asking anything from you. He was not immoral in his behavior. And so go call him so when they call him. It is reported that Musa alayhis salam when he was walking, he told those women you know what? You're going to tell me where to go. Just walk behind me and tell me left to right. So panela they notice from that, that this man doesn't even want his gaze to go up. According to one of the narrations from that they noticed greater honesty. He was hard working because he did the job. And he was very honest. And he was clean. Everyone who has daughters is worried. Worried about
what may Allah subhanaw taala protect them from the adverse environment, right? May Allah protect them from the adverse environment. In fact, we are worried about our sons to our children.
But you know, when you notice a very good person, you need to think to yourself, I've got kids they need to get married. Let me not be ashamed to actually go up and say something. So Pamela, a lot of us will be shy, we will be ashamed. A very good guy. And you'll notice him or even a sister one of the women notices some really good girl, for example, there's no harm in opening your mouth to Panama. In fact, you should because if you don't you lose out.
So what happened? They could either say yes or no. In this case, shrine Valley Salaam it happened to be a prophet of Allah lukau. Allah led him from the pharaoh to a prophet, another prophet. And Dr. La salatu wa salam, his daughters told him.
Yeah, but this gentleman in Romanies delta V. You mean? Oh, my father, our father? Why would you give him a job? The best of those whom you can employ are those who are hardworking and honest, this man has proven both now in the Arab tradition, and even in the earlier generations and the earlier people in that tradition. When a girl praises a boy a lot, the parents should understand that perhaps she's interested in this particular person.
Did you hear that? When the girl praises a boy a lot, the parents should understand that perhaps she there is an interest. That's why the Quran says as soon as they praised him, the father didn't say I'm giving you a job. He says,
I want you to get married to one of my daughters. He said Subhana Allah, imagine he didn't waste time. The daughters are saying get him a job because he's honest, he's hardworking, the father says, Okay, I want you to get married to one of these two Subhan Allah, then the father says, You know what, now there is a price to pay this man has nothing, you know, there is a dowry from the beginning, they used to be this type of a, an amount or something meaningful that happens to show that dedication to confirm that you are actually responsible, etc. The father says, look, you can just work for me for eight years. And if you want if you're a good man, you can even work for 10
Working for your father in law.
Law. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grantees, the prophets of Allah have done this Nabi sallallahu Sallam worked for a woman who he married later on Subhana Allah Subhana Allah, nothing wrong. Your father knows a good man. He's not a bad man. There's no harm if that's where your sustenance is written, it was written for Musa alayhis salam. It is reported he spent the better of the two times which means 10 hold solid years. And after that he went and Allah gave him Nobu and Allah subhanho wa Taala gave him Prophethood and Allah subhanho wa Taala
Allah speaks about the Pharaoh and Allah says we sent him back to the Pharaoh. And we destroyed the pharaoh because of one word. One word
was tech Bara, whoever.
They may have thought they were arrogant they will. They were so arrogant. Allah says, We destroy them, him and his people, we drowned them in such a belittling way. I don't have the time to go into the details. I'm sure a lot of us do know, but I want to go into a story of another man very briefly, who was a tyrant. His his crime was when Allah gave him money, he became arrogant. His name was our own. We heard the verses this evening in Surah, casas, Allah says, We gave him so much wealth, that the keys to the treasures of the wealth that he had, when they were put together, it was difficult for a group of strong men to carry just the keys. That's how much money he had. That's
how much wealth he had. And Allah says, You know what, because of his arrogance, because he was too proud because he was haughty above everyone else. He did not used to think that he was a normal human being. He thought he was really high above. Allah says, We opened the ground and we swallowed him, him and his wealth, so much so that the people who are wishing to be like him, they said just as well Allah didn't give us he gave us we would have also been dealt with in a similar way. May Allah subhanho wa Taala forgive us that's why Allah says
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Luna, Nadine Allah,
the Hereafter, the life of the Hereafter, we have prepared it for those who do not want any haughtiness or corruption on Earth. If you are free from two things, Allah says we will give you the goodness of the Hereafter, no one will emphasize you should not be haughty, arrogant, proud, on earth, and you shouldn't be corrupt, corrupt, creating chaos, be a good person. Understand that when you want to earn when you want to achieve it is through the goodness of Allah subhanho wa Taala I know it's a Sunday evening but I've got my 20 minutes. Tomorrow morning. We've got to go to work. So therefore inshallah We'll end here. Perhaps we will continue tomorrow evening, Abu Cody hada sallahu
wa salam o Baraka levina Mohammed Subhan, Allah Subhana Allah haemodynamic Allah Elantra