Nadim Bashir – Tafseer of Surah Al Furqaan #16

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the confusion surrounding Islam and the importance of researching and reviewing the title to build a strong faith. They stress the power of the Quran and advise against reading too much, finding a way to reflect on it. The similarities between Islam and the media, including the lack of evidence and knowledge among people, are discussed, along with the struggles people face with their beliefs and the importance of protecting people's identities and values. The segment ends with a mention of a movie called NEMA inrows.
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Bismillah Al Rahman Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah Muhammad wa it was a hobby of mine I'm about inshallah we continue our to have seen well suited for upon we are at number 43. And in the previous verses Allah subhana, WA Tada is consoling Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. First of all, ALLAH SubhanA wa tells the Prophet sallahu wa he was setting them that these people are making a mockery of you, but they will realize in the hereafter the who was actually the one who were far away from the right path. And one thing I forgot to mention about that is that Subhanallah the Quran is so beautiful in

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His nature. And this is one thing that the Quran did not want to do. They did not want people to hear the Quran. They do not want people to listen about Islam and even Subhanallah today, what people are trying to do is that they're trying to create a bad taste in people's mouth about what Islam is, create a, a false narrative about Islam, create a very negative picture about Islam, but Subhanallah what we see today so in the world that is that it all backfires upon these kinds of people. A person who has never ever heard about Islam, they hear about Islam for the very first time in a negative sense, but this only propels them to go and learn about Islam. And then they soon

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realize that this is the deen that makes the most amount of sense. And this is the deen that I have been looking for Subhanallah in all my experiences when it comes to giving shahada the one thing that people majority of time have said is that I was looking for something and I found my answer in Islam. And this is why Allah subhanho wa Taala says that the Quran they will say they will call it Lavina Cafaro Ledesma only had the Quran when the whole fee he taglib on that do not let people hear this Quran or create false things about the Quran create a negative picture but about the Quran, perhaps they will not even listen to the Quran. But the Quran is something so amazing that When

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anyone hears it, it just captures their heart, we find in the story of Omaha, Pablo, the Aloha and that he simply just began to recite Surah Baja, and that is all that he needed and it changed his life a few I was able to change his entire life. So this is why Subhan Allah one key advice I do have is that many times I have many times I've come across many youth, I come across even many people but mostly youth who say that I'm at a point in my life that I have doubts in Allah subhana wa Tada. And I don't know if Islam is the right thing for me is if if Islam is the right path for me, is this what I want to do for the rest of my life because I never chose this religion for

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myself. I was born into a Muslim family but now I'm at this point that I have doubts and my honest advice, because based on these ideas that we have just covered, that how powerful the Quran was, I would strongly suggest that go through the entire Quran a very strong advice, especially to our youth. Go and read the Quran studied the Quran and I can almost guarantee you that when you study and you review the Quran and you just read it in general with the translation and so forth, then inshallah I can firmly say that you will have a very strong sense about your iman you will feel you will feel that you have more conviction in your iman, this is also the same advice I've given to

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people who have said that they have had doubts in the life of the prophet or some they have doubts about the CEDAW about Hadith people who say that I have some doubts about Hadith perhaps hadith is not something that I can believe in, because you're talking about so many years, and how can Hadith be preserved and so forth. And we find that there's a big fitna in the world that people who do not believe in Hadith, they're called the added Quran and so forth, that they just believe only in the Quran. And we all know that you cannot just believe only in the Quran, without believing in the Hadith, both of them go hand in hand. You have to believe in the Quran. You believe in the Sunnah of

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the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and they both complement one another. So this is why even when people have come and they said, I'm having struggles with Hadith, I've always told them to study the life of the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam And subhanAllah for that they have not had any kind of doubts. So this is why it is so important is sort of unfair, that we say that I have doubts in the Quran. And when we say I have doubts in the Quran, we're saying that we have doubts in Allah subhanho wa Taala the one who is the nurturer, the one who has sustained who has sustained us till today and he will be sustaining us forever. We are saying that we have doubts in him. But have we

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ever gone and we have we ever taken time out to read his book. Have we

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ever sat down to read the kalam of Allah subhanho wa Taala I feel like it's it's an injustice, it's unfair to Allah subhanaw taala to say that I have doubted Allah but I have not even once read the Quran so this is why a very strong advice because of what we see in the past that we must read the Quran and really reflect upon the Quran and even long time ago, the Quran even they realize that the Quran is so powerful so therefore let's try to find a way for people to even listen to the Quran being recited. So this is why I just want to just just really mention that based on our previous Tafseer session that we I was not able to mention now we come to it number 43. Allah subhanho wa

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Taala says, or a terminator cada Illa who Hawa a Antetokounmpo Allahu Akela. So it is as if Allah subhanaw taala is once again trying to explain to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the fact that these people are not able to understand common sense. Because see, what we see is that so far in the sutra, one after another, every single objection posed by the Quraysh, every single question that has been presented by them, Allah subhanaw taala has answered each one of them. And it's no different than imagine today talking to someone that who only talks I mean, think about this, today's Subhanallah in a world that we live in, especially when it comes to politics, how many times

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when it comes to politics, you're discussing, you're talking to someone else. And that person is just talking from their own heart, whatever they've heard in the media, whatever they've heard, whatever they've heard, their leader say they just, that's what they simply believe in. And they're just talking from their whims from their desires from their heart. Nothing that they're saying is based on evidence is based on facts. So when we look at that kind of person, how many times you and I, we will get frustrated that what kind of a foolish person this person is, I mean, has this person lost? The basic common sense that ALLAH SubhanA has given us that this person that are these people,

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they are just simply emotional, and they don't look at evidence, they don't ever talk, and they don't ever discuss anything with evidence is always just about emotions. And you know, you know, getting people riled up just based on emotions, and just creating fabrications, and so forth. And we see that people today, but the police were no different. The police were no different whenever they would talk, they were just talking about their desires don't just make up things from the blue, they will just create and fabricate information. On the other hand, think about a man who's trying to talk to them logically, that this is my evidence, evidence, one evidence, two evidence three

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evidence for and yet they're trying, they are negating and they are rejecting and ignoring more than anything else, they are ignoring the evidence, we will say that this person has truly lost her mind. They do not have the simple ability to understand common sense. Brothers and sisters, the Quraysh were no different. In this case, whenever they will talk about Islam, they will just create information. The evidence is there in front of them yet they will not accept the evidence. And it's it's mind boggling is as if you want to pull your hair out that how can you not understand this, but this is where Rasulullah is being consoled by Allah subhanho wa Taala that jasola these people

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they're talking from their own desires are etha old prophet of Allah. Have you seen a money to her? Ila Ha hoo, ha. Have you seen the person who has taken their desires, as their god mean that we believe in Allah, you and whoever believes in whatever God, usually you believe in it, you trust it, you follow it? That is your guiding force, Allah subhanaw saying that for them, their guiding force in life is their desire. And it's not based on evidence. It's not based on logic. It's not based on values. It's not based on anything, is just based on what they think is right and what they think is wrong. So Allah subhanho wa taala. And so the Jaffe also he says, that for these people who follow

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their desires, he says a 408 Amanita, for the ILA Ha hoo, ha. Very similar to this idea. By the way, this is why I'm sharing this idea with you too, because they both are very similar in the very beginning. But in Surah Jaffe, Allah subhanho wa Taala he continues on and he says, what a one love Allahu Allah ailment and whom Allah subhanho wa Taala allowed to go astray in the face of knowledge mean that knowledge is right there. There is right there the evidence is right there evidence is knowledge. And so Allah Subhan saying that there are rejecting that knowledge about Allahu Allahu Allah Elman wahama Allah summary he were called to be wotja Allah Allah wa salim Masha Allah. So

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Allah is saying that sealing his his ears and his heart and covering the eyes, who can guide is such a person after God or after Allah subhanaw taala has done some has done something to someone like that mean that Allah subhanaw saying that after these people cannot even see what's in front of them. They see the evidence they see what is logic they see the right values yet

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They just simply rejected. Why just because they want to. That's it just because their heart tells them to do it. They're doing that. So Allah Subhan saying that for these kinds of people is as if their minds have been sealed. Their hearts have been sealed their ears have been sealed their eyes have been sealed mean that you see the truth yet you just don't see it. You hearing the truth, you just want to ignore it. And subhanAllah we see the same thing happening today. This is why you want to study the Quran a little deeper, you will find out whatever the prophecy is some he went through today we see a very similar situation today. And so Allah subhanaw taala just like he's consoling

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them, and the Prophet Isa in one way, this is a constellation for us from Allah subhanho wa Taala that these are people that will allow you there's nothing you can do about them. Allah subhanaw has sealed their hearts, their minds, their ears, in their their ability to see and so forth. And Allah Sabha and there's nothing you can do about them. And then Allah says I'm taxable. An extra home Yes, Mona. Oh yaki don't do you really think oh prophet of Allah Azza wa sallam? Do you really think that they can listen to understand? They cannot. They don't have this ability to understand the truth and to understand what is hot, and they don't even have to understand they don't they cannot even hear

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it mean that they hear it but yet they intend to neglect it. And Allah subhanaw taala saying for these kinds of people, he has said, In whom in

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Balham of Allah Subhan Allah, Allah says that they are like cattle, they are like animals, but they are more a stray from the right path. Meaning that this is a very similar to what Allah subhanaw taala has mentioned in sort of our off in so the art of Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions that Welaka verot Nalli Jahan nama cathedral misogyny what ends the ALLAH SubhanA saying that for many of the insight and gent Allah subhanaw has created the fire Jahannam Lahoma Kulu urban life gonna be hard they have hearts, but they're not able to understand well, how are you known? Now you also don't have you have you have eyes, yet? They don't see the truth when they don't lie. Yes, I want to be

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heard you have ears, yet they cannot listen to the truth. They are not able to really understand the truth will kill an arm again. Allah there says they are like animals been home above they are worse than animals. Why are they worse than animals, because an animal understands also its MCSA its purpose of life, yet the human being being the Ashraful microcode being as Allah says, lack of the Holopainen in Santa Fe assets that point, the insan the human being is the greatest creation of Allah subhanho wa taala. Out of all the other creation He has created. Yet this human being Allah has given us human being aka an intellect. Yet this intellect is completely fried, it's gone, it

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does not even exist. They don't even understand simple things, some basic logic or basic evidence, they don't see these kinds of things. But on the other hand, an animal it understands its purpose of life, and it fulfills this, but the human being has fallen down in such a level that it becomes worse than a human being, it becomes worse than an animal and SubhanAllah. You know, this is the world that we live in today. There are so many people that are living this kind of life. And Allah subhanaw taala is consoling the problem to solve them. There's nothing you can do. Imagine when you say an animal, have you see a cow standing on the side of the road, or when you see a cow like when

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you know when people like are driving on the highways, the interstates, and you see cows and cattle and so forth. They're just completely oblivious. They have absolutely no idea what's around them. Allah subhanaw saying that they're worse than animals. They are they have reached such a level of obliviousness that even an animal like if there is any severe level of obliviousness, it's that of an animal, like an animal is completely oblivious of its surroundings, but at times, still, at times, the animal is somewhat aware, like if you see an animal and there's like a, an herbivore animal, and then you have a carnivore animal that comes right away. They're divorced, they usually

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run they have they're sort of, they're still aware of their surroundings a little bit. But on the other hand, these people, they are like worse than animals, they have absolutely no clue about what is around them. And subhanAllah it's so important that when it comes to society, we have to understand that believing Allah subhanho wa Taala is not actually yes, we are the slaves of Allah subhanho wa taala. But the way journey gets portrayed is that by being the slave of Allah, you are a slave. And when you don't worship Allah, then you actually have freedom. But what we don't realize is that is the opposite around. When you believe in Allah, that is actual freedom even though we are

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the slaves of Allah, but that's actual freedom, because to please want Allah and we know what it pleases Allah instilled, it becomes easier, but when you become a slave to society, when you become a slave to the standards and the norms of society, remember that society will always change norms will always change. Today what is considered as right tomorrow can be considered as wrong and today what is considered as wrong

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won't be considered as acceptable tomorrow. But if our society if we become a slave to society, we become a slave to other people, and I want to I want to do things in my life to please other people will lie you will never find any happiness and this is where you become a slave to your desires. And you just simply do what you ever you want to do. You have no moral compass in life, you have nothing that provides you a direction that tells you what is right and what is wrong. You're just like an animal and you're just wandering about on Earth. So ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to not make us from amongst those who become enslaved to their desires. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us in

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slave truly into slaves of Allah subhanho wa Taala We ask Allah to make our desires in such a way that it is subjected to what Allah subhana wa Taala wants May Allah subhana wa Taala protect us from becoming victims of our of the society and the norms of society. It ask Allah subhanaw taala to protect us in our upcoming generations. I mean noble Alameen is akmola hate Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

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