Nadim Bashir – O You Who Believe #05 – 2-254

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The transcript discusses the connection between Islam and spending, with Allah subhanho wa taala reciting the Bible and discussing the importance of returning to Islam and not giving up. The spiritual world is also discussed, with the use of the word "ENT" in the title. The importance of following and maintaining spiritual life is emphasized, as well as the need for caution in the face of criticism. The speaker discusses the history of the Prophet sunami's teachings and the importance of avoiding war and suffering, citing the idea that everyone will be notified of the outcome of the trial and graduates who are doing all this. The speaker also discusses giving money to someone and mentions that Islam is giving them something that is not beneficial.
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Mr. Lohana, human hamdulillah Hubbard Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah he Muhammad while early he was so happy here Jemaine I'm about so shortly we take another idea of the Quran that begins with you, Hilary Manu Are you people who believe. Now, today's idea that we're about to cover is item number 254 In Surah Al Baqarah. Item 254 Instead of Bukhara is about the importance of spending this is Allah subhanho wa Taala telling those who believe in Allah to spend for his cause? Now the question is, as I've said before, on many cases, in many cases, or in many hospitals, or lectures is, whenever read an idea of the Quran, the very first thing that we may ask ourselves is

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that what is the connection here? What exactly is Allah? Allah brings an idea about spending from nowhere, where is the connection? Because if you look at the aisle before this, the aisle before this are about the MBR about prophets. And then before this, Allah talks about the story of Thor loot, and he talks about the army of followed. And within the army of fatherhood, there was a man by the name of the wood who defeated John Giroud. And before this, Allah subhanho wa taala, he talked about divorce. So how does Allah subhana wa Tada ALLAH is talking about divorce, then he goes into our loot, and then profits and then spending and then Allah Subhana Allah that talks about then the

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ayah after this is it the corsi as it just recited in, in South Asia. So here's the connection. First of all, is that Allah subhanho wa Taala and I, in one of the is that comes before which is 244 and 245. Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions two things that are very difficult for human beings to give up. And these are two things that Allah subhanho wa Taala He wants us to give. First thing is Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to give our life for Allah subhanho wa Taala like in the case of Ibrahim Allah Islam, you remember the his very famous quote, when Allah subhanho wa Taala he even mentioned this in the Quran. He says in the Salah, T one Uzuki wama HYAH will emerge at the Nairobi

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parliament, there my salah to my sacrifice, my living my dying, everything is for Allah meaning my entire life is for Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. So Allah is demanding life. Then the second thing that is very difficult to give up which Allah is demanding from us, in order to earn his pleasure is our possession. This is why Allah says in another place in the Quran, lentinan will be raw hightide a boon you can never attain the pleasure of Allah you can never attain righteousness, till you don't give what you love. This is the pipe principle of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. So Allah mentioned two things here in INR, 244 and 245. Giving up their life and giving what they have for the sake of

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Allah subhanho wa taala. And so when Allah mentions these two things, Allah gives us two different examples. The first example of giving life out is a story of followed and one the second one which is given

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Nope your possession. Allah mentions that in item or 254. So this is the connection. The second connection that we understand that what is this idea has to do with the iron before is ALLAH SubhanA wa taala.

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He tells us about the story of followed, and he tells us that there are many I can do I mentioned to the baccarat they can first of all of changing our tabler from Jerusalem to Makkah that Allah subhanho wa Taala talked about fasting, how fasting has become mandated upon this OMA, then Allah subhana wa has talked about hij that Allah talks about the fighting in the sacred months and the time of the Prophet SAW so long while he was setting him. Allah talked about the injunction of wine in harmony and intoxicants. Allah talked about marriage, Allah talked about divorce. Now when you have all these legislations, all these all these injunctions, the question is, that is the human

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being able to maintain all this or not? For the most part, what we have seen is we are able to maintain some things in our deen and we usually we let go of some the other things in our deen Allah by talking about the prophets. He's telling us that if you want to look at a prime example, of a group of people that maintained all the outcome of Allah subhanho wa taala, it is the prophets. This is why Allah talked about the prophets in these ayat, because if you look at them, and this is why I've said this before, so many times, that a lot of times when we compare ourselves to others, when we look at others, there are people who come to images, they may cheat someone. And so what we find

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is in a lot of societies, the religious sector and the non religious sector, they're always going at a clash, and they're always at a clash with each other. And they're always complaining about each other. If there's anyone that we compare, we compare ourselves to it is only Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This is why you know, subhanAllah I mean, when I've been overseas, whenever you talk, you know, I'm sure majority of us sitting over here, we are from overseas, you know that how it is overseas, you know, the religious sector, they are criticizing and saying negative things about the non religious sector, the non religious community, they're saying negative things about

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the religious community. And I remember this was an argument or this was a discussion that came to me one time, and I said that why do we keep on comparing ourselves to other people, people are people at the end of the day, people have flaws. It does not matter how much close they may be, there's always going to be some flaws, but that's why we follow and we emulate and we look up to who Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, so we need to stop comparing ourselves. Now the next thing is Allah subhanho wa taala. Before this, he says DeLuca to wa he not Lu Ha, are they coming up? We're in Academy and more saline. This is an IRA Allah says to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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that these are the verses of Allah that we recite to you with absolute truth, and you are indeed from the prophets. Now after Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned the story of followed, once again, the Prophet SAW Selim is being assured by Allah subhanho wa taala. That look, you face a lot of criticism, no doubt, but do remember you are a prophet, these people may call you a Kahin they may call you a Sai, they may call you a liar, but you are truly a prophet of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and you know, you know, just imagine, you know, when, imagine if your boss came to you, and he says to you that you know what?

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You may have been hearing that there might be some layoffs in the company soon, but I'm gonna I'm gonna give you my assurance, nothing's gonna happen to you. We feel that we feel that we're secure. This is Allah subhanaw Without telling the public Salam, you hear a lot of things just ignore it. I'm giving you the assurance you are a prophet, and my hope is going to be with you. This is what I was mentioning here and this idea, but then go to the next ayah Allah subhanho wa Taala he says DeLuca Rusu for Bala Baba whom Allah about Allah subhanho wa Taala says that those are the messengers DeLuca Russell football about the Hamada bow that we have given preference to some over

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the others. Now, first of all, is that Allah subhanho wa Taala is not talking about Ambia. He's talking about Russell, and one of my talks before I've talked about the difference. One is a nubby and one is a Rasul Rasool in English is called messenger. A newbie in English is called a prophet, there's a difference. There were more profits than messengers. According to the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the very first Rasul to come in his dunya was not admiring Islam, it was no holiday Islam. It was no other Islam, and how many and how many messengers were there? The Prophet I think, is some said 310 and something okay.

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He said 300

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I mean mistaking here, but 310 or 300 is something and then he says that so we know that they are, there are a little more over than 300 law schools and messengers that came into this dunya whereas when it comes to the prophets that I'm BIA, there were 124,000 approximately that came into this dunya. Not only that, but even amongst the Rasul So here Allah did not talk about the prophets. He's talking about the law schools and the messengers, and even among the messengers, he said that there are some that have a higher preference over others. For example, amongst all the Gambia, we know that there are five * there are five there are the most prestigious, new Alehissalaam Ibraheem

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Alehissalaam, Musa alayhis, salam, Isa you Salam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Now, what do we do with this? See, here's what happened a long time ago, a long time ago. There were like, for example, in the case of the Prophet sallallahu, ala he was on there was a story actually, that was mentioned is that there was a Jewish man and a Muslim man talking. And this Jewish man said to the Muslim, that he says something about Musa alayhis salam, that in the name of Musa, who is the most prestigious of all the prophets, he says something along those lines. This Muslim said, How dare you say something like this? He goes, he said that there is no one who has higher status, then

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Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So they took this matter to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said in a hadith, he says, Learn to follow the loony, Gambia do not give me preference over other Gambia and above other prophets. Now, it is no, there's no doubt in the fact that we do know that the Prophet SAW Selim has the highest status amongst every amongst all the prophets that Gambia, okay. We know that there is no doubt in that. But then how can the prophets have some say something like this, what the Prophet of Islam is trying to tell them is they Yes, Allah has created, you know, the, the Gambia, or the law schools, or the

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Russell in different stages, or some have been given a higher preference over others. But this the purpose behind this is not that you use this to criticize, and you use this to compare amongst others, because when people in the past, they did this, to compare, and there's a, there's a subtle lesson in this too, and that is that we should never this is the problem I'm telling, telling them that do not use this as a means to bicker amongst yourselves. There are some who have a higher status over the others. And you just leave it at that your job is not to compare. And the second lesson that we learned in this is that even when it comes to us when it comes to ourselves, a lot of

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times we put people in different status departments are different status groups based on what they have. You see a person who's extremely rich, you see a person who's very well spoken, and people are going to run out for that person and they will show them extra respect. And the person who probably does not have enough, or the person who probably does not have enough resources as the other and no one cares about them. This is not what our Dean has taught us. One of the most beautiful things about our Sula sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is that he never, he never treated the Sahaba differently based on their status. He treated everyone alike. You and I today, we have a serious problem within

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our Muslim community, we treat some with the app, you know, so much respect. And the other person, we don't even give them the time of the day. Why? Because if there's a person who's rich, a person who's resourceful one day, I may need him I may need his help. Let me help him out. On the other hand, this person has nothing, you know, he doesn't have anything that is beneficial to me. This is not what we learn from this was Allahu alayhi wa sallam, we treat everyone with honor and dignity and respect. Now, the next thing is that because when religions came together, and there was you know, theological differences that took place, say your photo he mentioned in his sci fi, or on that

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when these differences took place, eventually this led to war and killing and so forth. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala He says, When OSHA Allahu moko tutta la la vie them embody him embody majha Tom will begin at Walla kinecta. Fu, Allah says had he wanted Allah subhanaw taala says had he wanted those generations succeeding them would have not fought with each other, after the clear proves had come to them from Allah subhanho wa Taala mean that clear proofs came to them. And these proofs are telling them this is what is right and this is what is wrong. Yet they still fought with each other and they still did.

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with each other, and because there was so much bloodshed, and if you go back, go back into history, how many battles how much bloodshed took place in the human civilization, because there were religions that are going after each other theological differences. And because of this, there was so much bloodshed. And this is why you have like agnostics, and you have atheist. And they say that the biggest problem today that we have in this dunya are religions, you hear them say these kind of things. The biggest problem is religions. The biggest problem is not the religions themselves. It's the people who are following their religion. It's the people who are following their religion,

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instead of understanding that these are differences. And so letting these differences be there, instead of respecting each other's differences. I'm not saying agreeing, I'm just saying simply saying, just accepting that this is what they believe in and letting it go. There was fight amongst each other. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says that this continued for a long time. And Allah says wala kinecta foo. And Allah says that he kept on, you know, beginning amongst themselves. And he says, for men who men Armineh woman whom MacArthur, there are some who believe in Allah. And there are some who did not believe in Allah subhanho wa taala. And then Allah says, well, OSHA, Allahu

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Makoto, if Allah wanted, they would have not killed themselves. But here's the here's the question, then why did and this is where you have again, agnostics, atheists and so forth. They say that how can there be a god when you have all this evils? This is why you have all this suffering? If all if there was a God, if there's a God, why is there so much evil on earth? Why is there so much suffering on Earth? why there's so much killing on Earth? And you know, this is all despite God's will. And that's where the problem is, is not despite God's will, is not that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants something else, and the human civilization or the human creation is dictating something

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else. It's not against God's will, or despite God's will, in fact, everything that we see around us, it is to Allah's command, it is to Allah's will. Now, the next question that you may ask is, if this is Allah's Will, how can Allah allow this then? How can Allah Allah, all this, you know, murder and so forth that we have on the face of the earth, and there is a principle in Allah's eyes, and there's a principle according to Allah subhana wa taala, that when you have Huck in bothand, when you have truth and justice, that stands up against falsehood, there's always going to be Allah subhanaw taala is always going to demand a sacrifice from those who believe in the truth. Because

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when hoppin bottom, they come face to face, some people are going to have to make a sacrifice in order to show what exactly is the truth, and what exactly is the button, just imagine, if there was I'm not, I'm not condoning the fighting, don't get me wrong. I'm just saying if there was if these battles did not take place, and if everyone just said, Okay, believe in whatever you want to believe in and so forth, we have those kinds of people today, we have people who are considered as they believe in pluralism that believe that every single religion we have people like that in our own communities. When there is a when there's a Hindu Diwali, they will go to a Hindu rally, when

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there's, when there's a Buddhists

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a celebration, they will go there, when there's a Christian celebration, they will go there, when there's a Jewish celebration, they will go there, when there's a Muslim celebration, they will go there, and they call themselves Muslims. And they call themselves a we are respectful to all the religions, and they go into all these different, you know, celebrations, and they're intending all these different gatherings and festivities. Once again, when hot and bothered clashes, when volume and oppression, clashes with Ogden injustice, there are going to be some sacrifices that are going to be required from Allah subhanho wa taala. But these sacrifices are going to be required so that

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everyone can see what is hot and what is botlane. Because if this was not to take place, we will not be able to understand what is the hook and what is the bottom? Once again, I'm not condoning that we go and of course, of course not. We don't go and fight and so forth. But this is something that has happened in the past, and people keep on bringing up if Allah is there, if there is a God, how can God allow all this and despite this, we have to understand the subtleties between these words is not despite God's will, it is Allah's Will that this is happening, because ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has a greater plan in place. And this is why Subhanallah if you look at the world that we live in, you

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know, when when, when the people who believe in justice, when they stand up against falsehood, yes, they're going to get pushed down. And we live today in a world that you get more criminalized. When you stand up for justice. When you stand up for justice, and you are praised when you are pushing those people down. This is the world that we live in. But when you start doing this, people eventually start to see who's right and who is wrong.

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I don't want to get into specifics because that is the lecture the recording. So for that I want to take the names of countries and so and so forth. But this is happening right now, when everyone, when people start standing up against the bottle, people eventually began to see people start to differentiate. Yes, this is you know, there's a serious problem over here. These people are truly in the wrong and this is what this is how Allah subhanho wa Taala he makes the heart and the Boulton you know, clear from one another so that everyone can see. Now the next idea is, is the idea that begins with a young lady that Allah says yeah, you already know unfit Omarosa cannot come spend with

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what Allah has given you. Before that day comes when there is three things Allah mentions a yet to your will be on. There is no exchange. There is no exchange. You cannot go on the hereafter and say, okay, you know what, give me your Hassanal Give me this. There's no exchanges in the hereafter. I did a favor for you in this dunya Salah give me something now. Okay, it doesn't. It doesn't work like that in the hereafter. Hola. Hola. Tone, there is no friendship. On the Day of Judgment. No one's going to be a friend forget about friends, even parents are going to run away from the children to not going to run away from the parents. This is the reality. Well, Willa shafa and there

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is no intercession. Now I want to make this very clear. When Allah subhanho wa Taala says there will be no intercession from the other Hadith we learn that the prophets of salaam will make Chifa off for the believers who will make Shiva for some of the believers. So how does this how what does this mean? Here when Allah subhanho wa taala, he means that for the most part, they will be notified from majority of the people. Yes, there'll be some Shiva for a group of people, but they are in the minority. Allah then says, well, the curfew Runa, whom a volley moon, that those who who disbelieved and those who rejected the message, those are the people who are the wrongdoers, what is the point

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of this idea after Allah talks about the Gambia, the point of this idea is that Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that there are people who are doing all this the story of followed, pay attention to that. Look at the story of the Ambia and how people went against them. There are people who tried to destroy the mission of the prophets, if you want to be saved. This is one way you can save yourself by giving your wealth for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala by giving sadaqa giving more and more for the sake of Allah, this will help you in the Hereafter. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala he mentioned this right here and before this, going back to the I said before, before the story of

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followed, Allah munches man, the lovey, you call it Allah, Corrigan, Hassan who is going to give a loan to Allah. And of course we know there is no such thing called giving a loan to Allah. Because when the you know, the idea is, and by the way, a lot of people don't understand what does it mean alone to Allah subhanho wa Taala when I give a loan to someone, I need a loan back right? Yes or No. If I give a loan to someone, I need a loan back. When we give something for Allah, then just like get a loan, you want something back, Allah will give us back but Allah will give us in the hereafter. You know, when you give something for Allah sake, Allah gives you the reward for it. And

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this dunya you give that money, you take the money back exactly. Here we're giving that money. Allah is giving us something more valuable than money. You're inside. This is why Allah calls sadaqa the greatest loan because here I give five I give you $100 $2,000 And I'm getting $2,000 back from you. It's the same thing the US dollar the US dollar, but this is why this Carlota is even a better part of that or better card because I'm giving Allah some money. I'm getting I'm giving Allah sake for Allah sake some money, but Allah in return is giving me something that is not beneficial in this dunya there's going to be benefited me in the Hereafter. This is why this is called the best.

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coddled mandala the yoke. Allah Corbyn has an N for you are you follow this why? He says Hudson and the Hudson for you law if a hula hoop, often cathedra Allah will give us in many folds and then Allah mentions this idea and he addresses the believers in this idea. So we finish on this inshallah ask Allah subhanaw taala first of all, is that Allah may Allah keep us on the hawk May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep us away from the Belkin May Allah subhanho wa Taala just like we have learned from the stories of the Gambia, may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us the ability to follow their footsteps. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us the ability as much as we can.

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To give as much as we can from our wealth, and we ask Allah subhanaw taala that everything that we have given, every penny we have given every dollar we have given anything that we have given me Allah subhanaw taala give us the reward in the hereafter in many many falls. I mean Zakum Allah Subhana Allah whoever Hambrick now should do Allah you the healer and stuff you're going to relate exactly Mala head Samadhi compatible to Katana.

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