The True Test of Life- Loyalty to Allah SWT
Channel: Nadim Bashir
File Size: 35.89MB
Salam aleikum after I broke out too
you learn at
How are you
oh all work
Bismillah R Rahman Rahim in Alhamdulillah Muhammad who when I started you know when that stuff when I owe the biller human should already unforeseen ailments a Yeti or Marina. Me you had to Hillo for Emma Lilla when you'll do for their hair, the yellow wanted to do Allah, Allah, Allah should eCola wanted to do under Mohammed and Abdul rasuluh I'm about for the power Allah de vida with the Allah Mojito for coin Hamid brother or the lemon chiffon regime. Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem Yeah, you're not stuck Rebecca Mallory Hala Camino Cy ADA wahala common has Oh Jaha wobba Thurman hamari Jalan Cathy wrong when he says what double o 100 etc.
In a log and article not Eva. What Allah to Isla? Yeah, you're Latina. I'm gonna tabula aka Ducati. What are the Moto illa Anta Mosimane lokala Tirana? Yeah, you Hallerin Amman otaku la Pulu Conan said either yourself like Amanda come way off in LA come back home or my new trailer how Rasulullah Takada fares are frozen all the muscled up Allahu dalim for in so called Hadith the Kitab Allah wahala how do you how do you Mohammed in sallallahu alayhi wa sallam were shadow Omoni Matata to her
work will be the work will be the art in Bala work will level out in Finnair I'm about I ask Allah subhana wa Tada that just as he has gathered us here today on this day of Juma on the day of Friday May Allah subhanho wa Taala gather as with our families in general for those who are either in the companionship of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and his Sahaba mula bandha Alameen. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to make our last among our best Armel May Allah subhanho wa Taala make our best days our last days mean Yarrabah aalameen
When we go to the graveyard, we will always remind each other that now the angels are going to come and they're going to ask three questions Murghab book, Medina duck marazzo Look, who is your job? What is your deen? And who is your soul? And we always talk about that our entire life revolves around these three things. Allah subhanho wa Taala he says in the Quran, woman Yoto Allah wa Sula for the affairs of the man. There indeed those who are successful are the ones who followed the teachings of Allah subhanho wa taala. The way he was demonstrated by Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Indeed those are the people who are truly successful. Allah subhanho wa Taala brothers and
sisters have turned us into this dunya and our entire life revolves around Allah Rasool allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his Deen of Islam. As long as we stick to these three things, everything will go normal for us. We will be able to Yes, there will be challenges in life, but we will be able to stick to the right Deen we will earn the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa taala. And the minute unite we deviate from that, then that is where troubles are going to be around the corner for us. What we have to understand is that Allah subhanho wa Taala he wants to test us he wants to test us the where is our loyalty? Is our loyalty with Allah or with anything else? Is our loyalty
with the with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or anything else is our loyalty with Islam or not. And that's why we have this entire life. Yes, there will be challenges. We often ask why are there challenges? There are many reason why there are challenges. Sometimes a challenge is there to purify us. Sometimes the challenges are there, because Allah wants us that all the sins a unit we have come in this dunya Allah wants us to be free of those so that when we go into here after our slate is clean, sometimes Allah brings calamities upon us so that we can call out to Allah subhanho wa Taala imagine if there was a life where there was no calamities there were no challenges. There
were no troubles, there were no hardships. That why would we call it to Allah subhanho wa taala. So that's why Allah puts us puts us through trials and tribulations and sometimes Allah subhanho wa Taala he puts us through challenges to test our loyalty. You know, when you see a club, when you see even people who work for the law enforcement, their loyalties are tested, the whose loyalty or whose Where's your loyalty? Is it with your job or is it with your family? Sometimes people are put our through difficult tasks to test our loyalty. How many times Allah He puts us to challenges why? Because he wants to test our loyalty. See is easy. That when life is absolutely simple, when things
are going our way for us to practice our deen it becomes very simple. And we call ourselves great Muslims. We view ourselves as practicing Muslims. But the test brothers and sisters is not when life is easy. You and I we praise a lot because it's easy for us. You and I repress a lot at the masjid because we're close to the masjid. We're a mile away for the budget two miles away for the budget. It's easy. But think about the situation when we are far from the Masjid. That's where their test comes. We call ourselves great Muslims when everything is going normal and we follow the Quran we follow the Sunnah. But a true Muslim is a person that when life becomes difficult, when there are
circumstances that are difficult, they still remain connected to Allah. That is when a person shows that their true loyalty is with Allah subhana what to Allah. Allah does not really look at I'm not saying Allah does not look at completely yes you know we prayed a lot. We read our Quran we do everything. But when life becomes tough and you and I we stick to that we stick to Allah, we stick to the teachings of Allah, we stick to Rasulullah saw Salam and we stick to the deen of Islam. That is where Allah subhanho wa Taala praises those kinds of people, brothers and sisters.
We find in the Quran, we find the seed of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam many examples where people were tested and indifferent
Good times they stuck to Allah. They stuck to us wa salam and they stuck to their Deen 90 times of ease but in times of difficulty, and those are the people that are praising the Quran. Those are the people that are honored by Allah subhanho wa taala. Think about the bucket or the Allah one. When Rasulullah saw Selim goes to Insite in Mirage, and he comes back. And even at that time, the people who said La Ilaha illa Allah, they were approached by the Croatian they said that if a person said that he went one in one night, he went from here, all the way to Jerusalem. And from there he went to Allah subhanho wa taala. Would you believe that person at that time when it when it came to
travel, it will take weeks and months to travel from one place to another place? Here Ross was saying, the last night in one night, I went from Mecca to Jerusalem to Allah subhanho wa taala. And this is what I witnessed the courage they came to the other Muslims. And that is where the test came. See, it's easy to say I believe in Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
But when the test came, and the Kure said that this is what your messenger is saying, At that time, some of the Muslims at that time they said, they're really is that what he said? I have doubts. Or I have second questions. The one who was honored was obika Allah Who and why because even when it did not seem fashionable, or when it seemed unbelievable that a person can one night go from here to there to Allah subhanho wa taala. But at that time, obika The Allah on said whether it makes sense to me or not. He is Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa salam, that's called loyalty. See, that's called loyalty, no matter what the situation is, you stuck to it. When her debut took place. I'm gonna I'm
gonna talk about the Allahu ion. literally looking at the situation that the Muslims just had to sign an agreement. That was pretty much a one sided agreement. The array said that if someone comes to Medina from Makkah, you have to return them back to Mecca. But if someone from Medina comes to Makkah, we don't have to return them back to Medina. It was a one sided agreement. It was an unfair agreement. They said that this year you will not perform Umrah. You will come back next year. And many things were part of that agreement. And Rasulillah Salam he gave in he said yes, yes, yes, yes.
At that time, Omar, Allahu Allah and he's thinking to himself that how are we accepting to these terms and agreements? And he comes to a bucket of Allah wine. And once again, put yourself in that kind of situation.
That your leader just compromised with the courage.
And here he is thinking and he goes over the line says, he goes, aren't we on the Drina Huck? Why are we compromising? And that title Bacara the hola Juan he said what, even though the situation was such he said he is Rasul Allah. If he did it, that means he knows what he's doing. And on their way back to Medina, what Allah revealed in Fatahna Laka Fatah, Medina, brothers and sisters is easy to believe in Allah is easy to practice Islam when things are going good. The loyalty comes the test of loyalty comes when things become difficult. When he brought him out of his salon was told to leave his family in Makkah, leaving the leaving his family was not the difficult part. Because the Quran
says Robina he's making dua to Allah. He never says, Oh Allah, I'm leaving my family. He never said that. He says Robina in a scan to if anyone who's familiar with the Arabic language, the word scan two means I have given my place I have given my family a place to live. Second is called a means for a place to live a place to stay. He says a scan to mean Zuri. Yeti, I have given my my family a place to live. I left them in Makkah. Then he says be why didn't why the visa and this is where his challenge was. He says yeah, Allah, there's no source of life. I left them here because you told me that's called loyalty. When the time comes for Ibrahim Ali, you Sunday, he has not seen his child
for such a long time. And Allah is telling him go and sacrifice your son. He's not making a weed out of this. He's not trying to create another meaning out of this. He said that if this is what Allah wants me to do, this is exactly what I will do. That's called loyalty. When the time came to go for the book, no matter what the situation was, every time the Sahaba they went, but this time of the year in taboo, that was the prime time for them to make money. That was a time of the year where they would earn their from their harvest. And there was so dates that was the prime time of the year, but for them to go at the book that's called loyalty
When three people are trapped in the cave, the Hadith that you and I, we have heard so many times, the second person, the second person, what do you what did he do? He had the financial resources he could have come into haram was a woman. But that woman reminded him It took Allah fear Allah subhanho wa Taala he could have done whatever he wanted today we say, we often say that if Allah gave me so much money, I will do this fate. And I will do that, hey, we look at people in our community who have a million dollars and there are billionaires. And we say that look at these kinds of people they don't spend for Allah and they don't do this and that if Allah gave me this much, I
would be such a good person who knows. Who knows Allah probably knows that if you had a million dollars, you will not be a righteous save to Allah subhanho wa Taala Perhaps that's why Allah never gave you a million dollars. We all are different in that situation. So when the when Allah subhanho wa Taala said, everyone has to go into book that's called loyalty. They knew that now this is the point that we have to go and when people did stay behind in from the book, then there were severe consequences for people like cabin Malika, the Allah one, we find the story of use of Allah you Salam is very easy to remember Allah subhanho wa Taala when things are good, but when things become
difficult to remember Allah when you said that your son was being lured into a room to commit Zina and haram, he runs away. That's called loyalty no matter what the door looks like. It seems shut, it seems worked. But I have to show my loyalty to Allah subhanho wa Taala I will do whatever I can to show Allah that I'm committed to his religion and his once. So he ran towards the door, and the doors open up one after another. If we show our loyalty to Allah, Allah will make ways you and I we don't show our loyalty to Allah. And then we put the blame on Allah that Allah is the One who does not show me the way out. We have to show first on our end, that we are committed to Allah subhanho
wa Taala when you somebody whose son was stuck in prison, the Quran says not for one year two years for multiple years is very easy at that time to say that Allah knows I'm in this situation. Why would Allah leave me in this kind of situation? I told that guy to when he goes back to the king to remind him the use of a sitting in prison. The Quran says For answer who shape on the Kobe phalaborwa vistagen me the Icynene he stayed in prison even for more years. What are your thoughts on do he never lost his loyalty to Allah subhanho wa Taala he kept on giving Dawa in prison. See, the thing is, once again, we learned from all these different stories that is easy to practice
dealing with things are good, but the true test comes and our loyalties are tested. When things become difficult. When you buy us some had everything he was a worshiper, he was an object to Allah subhanaw taala he was a prophet to Allah subhanho wa Taala but the minute Allah subhanaw took everything away from him, it's very easy to go away from Allah subhanho wa taala. But he remained committed to Allah subhanho wa Taala when he was kicked and he was removed, because of the sickness that he had some some of the books, the fascinating history mentioned that he was pushed all the way to the outskirts of the city, so that his disease will not be will not affect anyone else. Because
his disease was contagious. It could affect anyone else. Even at that time. He never left Allah subhanho wa Taala these are people that we find in the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in our books of history that they showed their loyalty. On the other hand, there were times when people failed when that test came. When he when he believes was in Jannah. He was an island. He was teaching the melodica think about it a Jin is teaching the mala Iike here, but his loyalty was tested when Allah subhanho wa Taala said make sense to Adam Alehissalaam and he says no, I should not make the I will not make a decision to add tamales salaam
no matter how learned you are, no matter how educated you might think you are, but when it comes to Allah and His command, then we have to show our loyalty. He did not show his loyalty. Allah subhanho wa Taala says for Raj in Nicaragua team get out of here you are dismissed from Jana and you are rejected till the Day of Judgment. We see in the Quran Allah subhanho wa Taala talks about a certain group of people that existed in Medina. Allah says Romina NAS
Wamena Nursey menyambut Allah Allah, there are there were a group of people there were living on the edge when it came to their Islam for in a Saba who hate to implement unabIe when there were good times they used to say how great Allah subhanho wa Taala is what a great giver ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala is they used to think Allah subhanho wa Taala they were great arbites They used to worship Allah were in a saga to Pfitzner but when Allah brought calamities upon them to see their true colors, the who they are from the inside in Calabar, Allah wa je Allah says that they turn
their hearts, they became the worst of people, they began to complain, they began to say things that were completely disrespectful to Allah subhanho wa Taala what happens to these kinds of people who always live on the edge, which many of us we always live on that edge also, Allah says hustler dunya will Hera, you know, some people they might lose out in this dunya. But they might be successful in the hereafter. Some people will be successful in dunya. But there'll be there'll be a failure in the Hereafter. And there are some people who are successful here and successful in the market. But there's a group of people who are going to be losers here in this dunya. And they're gonna be losers
in the AKA, and they are those who live on that edge. Allah says, hustler duniya. Well, Hera valleca, who will Hassan who will be in this is a very clear loss. If you're always living in that state, that Allah is saying that beware that you are amongst the losers in this dunya in the hereafter. So now that we understand all this, I wanted to now take all this that we have learned and apply it to our daily teaching our daily circumstances. I'm going to give you a few examples. So you understand we all understand here, that once again, in the times of difficulty, in times of difficult circumstances, how much do we actually practice our deen? See, we call ourselves
religious. We call ourselves that we are a religious family. I'm a very religious man. But I'm gonna give you a few examples. And that is where you and each one of us we need to gauge our own loyalty to Allah subhanho wa taala. How often does it happen? That when a person a person shows their true o'clock, and that he comes to the masjid, he's part of the community shows a clock, you know, good person, you see a true person's colors when they engage in an argument.
That's where you see their true colors. That's where you start seeing that people are throwing profanity. They start using words that are completely indecent. You call yourself a loyal Muslim. You call yourself a person who's loyal to Allah subhanho wa taala, loyal to Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Do you think Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would behave in this kind of situation. I'm not saying that people will not come and say things that are upsetting to you. There was a time when Ross was salam after the battle. He's giving out he's distributed the spoils of war. A man comes and says that you This is Rasulullah saw Salam think about it for a
moment here. He's telling Rasulullah saw salaam that you do not do justice. And also some saying that if I'm not doing justice, that who else will do justice. And he began to just keep on going on and on what there was was some due, he showed us what to be done in that kind of situation. He stayed quiet, because he was extremely angry at that time. And the Sahaba they say it is mentioned in the Shama IL, that when Ross Watson will become extremely angry, there was a vein that will become apparent on his forehead. And at that time, that vein became apparent, which means that Ross Watson was in his extreme anger situation. But he never said anything at that time. Why? Because if
he says anything, whatever will come from the mouth of Roswell Salem, emotions will be mixed into that and he may take the wrong step.
But the point I'm trying to make is that you can we can say that we have the greatest o'clock, but your o'clock shows when you engage in the argument when it comes to other people, other someone who may have hurt you. At that time, no matter how much you call yourself, a religious man or a religious woman. How much are you willing to forgive that person? That is where your o'clock shows. That is where your true Deen shows is easy to say. I forgive them I forgive them. But when someone actually hurts you, it's easy to tell other people forgive each other forgive each other. But when someone does something to you, how willing are you? How much are you willing to forgive others? When
it comes to family and community conflicts? Subhanallah you have no idea brothers and sisters. It's shocking. When Allah He is shocking that when you see people who come to the masjid on a day to day basis, people who are engaged with you know, they are engaged with activism, that community they are so prominent in the community and so forth. But Subhanallah when it comes to family conflicts, Dean is gone. Dean is gone. No practice of Oslo Salem. No Dena Ross was a Salem no way to handle the situation like the way Ross wants someone to handle a situation. Where is Islam there is no Islam after that. That shows where our loyalty is. That shows our True Colors is easy. Once again, this is
where Allah subhanho wa Taala sees our true colors. When it comes to money. How often how often do we see people's true colors when it comes to money? How disrespectful they become when it comes to money. We see their emotion we see their loyalties in that situation.
When it comes to divorces, there are tons of divorces that are taking place I deal with them on a day to day basis on a day to day basis and Subhanallah What's sad is that yes when Allah when there are things that are not when things when there are differences that are eerie, they cannot be reconciled. And there is a serious level of incompatibility between husband and wife. The Quran teaches us, Allah is telling us for himself can be my roofing. Oh Tasneem Amir son, you separate with peace. But you see today what's happening is that it's mind boggling. People are going after each other, ripping each other apart. The woman wants to take every single penny that a man has, and
in some situations the man does not want to give anything to his wife. The Quran says for him sarcoma autofilter see homebirths and how often do we see in divorces? The one is saying either husband or wife is saying, let's put our children in some in school. No, I don't want to put them in assignment school. Let's make them a husband. No, I don't want to make them my husband. Why we take our anger out. When it comes to our spouses, the anger that we're supposed to direct to the spouses, we take that anger and we direct that to Allah subhanho wa taala. And then we call your you call yourself a good Muslim. You call yourself a loyal person to Allah subhanho wa taala. That is where
your loyalties are tested. That is where your true colors are shown. When it comes to calamities in general, we find so often so often, that a person they teach Quran, they teach sunnah. They encourage others, they do this, they do that. But the minute a calamity happens. Well, ladies are saying things that you're like, where's your dean? Your teaching Dean, where's your dean today? When it comes to funerals, you see what's happening? You see weddings, subhanAllah is shocking. It's shocking. You go to weddings, and the most people who are the most righteous, you see their weddings, you're like Subhanallah in the most opportune time. I remember there was a chef who said
something so beautiful. When it came to weddings, he said that this is the most important day in your life, in the most important day of your life. If you show that there is absolutely no Islam in your wedding, you are showing to Allah, that in the most important times of your life, you have absolutely no regard to Allah subhanho wa Taala This is what happens today in our weddings. I'm not going to bluff this, I'm not going to sugarcoat this, this is the reality.
This is the reality where we're living through. So when the time when the tough times comes, when the most difficult times comes when the most sensitive times come around in our life. How much are you and I willing to do what Allah wants from us what russula seller wants from us and what are the or what are the demands of us? That is where your true colors are shown to Allah subhanho wa Taala Do not fool yourself that you call yourself a great Muslim. And when those kinds of times times comes and those times come around, and you wish on that and you fail miserably on that. You have no one to blame but yourself and you have no one to fool but yourself. We have to remain committed to
Allah that is what Allah wants to see from us. I ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us amongst those who are always loyal to him who always apply his teachings and hit the Sunnah of the Prophet of Salaam and the teachings of our deen in every single aspect of our life. Amira al Amin BarakAllahu Anna Anna welcome Philip Quran Allah and when I found out what He commanded with Hakeem stuff for Allah Holly welcome when he started mustard manifesto in a hula for him
this will airhorn or Haman and hum the learner who want to start in hornsdale fiddle when old we live in surely and fusina Hamza Yeah, Medina Mejia De La Fleur medulla Domingo a little further ahead yella wants to Hola Hola. Hola. Hola. Hola. Hola Chica, when it's done, no Mohammed and I'll do what a pseudo and my dad forgot to call a Lauterbach Obatala for grandma geophone Hamid brother will be limited on agin Bismillah Rahman Rahim in Allah woman Aikido is a Lunarlon EBU Lilina mo Salah he was the steamer Allahumma Salli ala Muhammad wa ala Muhammad come on Savita, Ebrahim on early Ibrahim and accompany the module barik ala Muhammad wa ala Ali Mohammed Omar Abdullah Ibrahim
Ibrahim in the Camino Majeed finally Salam I'm going to finish on that in order to for us to remain committed to Allah subhana wa the island there are just few hours I want to share with you Inshallah, before we end, that these are some dollars that we have learned from the Quran and from the Sunnah of Rasulullah salaam to keep us steadfast upon Dean first of all, is it there's an idea from sort of early on Ron, Allah subhanho wa Taala says Robina learn to the Illumina about the it had Atana were humble anomala don't Kurama Oh Allah do not deviate us Do not let us go away or be a straight go astray after you have given us guidance and grant us Rahama from you Oh Allah subhanho
wa Taala This is a dua that we should often recite from the Quran also we find in the in the Sierra or in the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu it was sent to another dua Allah home in the US
Little Girl Jana warmer called Robert E Lee Herman golden Obama when are all becoming another marker Robert E Lee Herman golden O M N O Allah graduated Jana, and anything that will that will bring me closer to Jana. Whether it's through my actions or my sayings, and I seek refuge in from the fire Jahannam and anything that will bring me closer to the fire to hunting them through my my my words or my actions. And finally a dua that we can all memorize and recite is Allah who made us alcohol but were hurt by my new book will hurt the omelette new Carboni Illa you call the Bonnie either how big that oh Allah we ask you for your love and the love of those who love you and the love of those
actions that will bring me closer to you. Oh Allah subhanho wa Taala so we tried to memorize these two hours and we often recite them We ask Allah subhana wa Taala to continuously make us amongst those who are absolutely loyal to Allah subhanho wa Taala told us allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and to his Deen of Islam, Mirabella al Amin Allahumma So Islam when will Simeon Allah hoomans to Islam when Muslim enough equally makan Allahumma sadhana lemon holla finna Wofford Bella Donna Wellsley hola Donna wash be more Vanya will often with Alana what hum Mota and our Hubei denial Aquila hide wa tsunami coalition wife of naman colada, Aloha Moxham now I'm gonna take the whole OBE
vino vino osteopathic mentor article metabolic gonna be genetic and when you're teaching him how to how we know VI and MSI, but dunya materno vs. Marina sorry now Hasanah was a little worrisome in which I started on our island and Valentina when sadhana I learned what else we'll see within our fee. Dina, what are the dreaded dunya Aquila Hamina. While I'm a believer in Mina, Willa Nerima Sirona will have to select Alena Mala hamona Allah whom in and so look at my Nafeesa while I'm going on with the Kabbalah what is going on where's your Shiva colada? Aloha Manana, all the becoming Imola again I'm going to call Bella Yaksha I mean minutes Scylla touchbar woman Illa used to jab me
Robert Alameen in Allah here I'm gonna be loudly well so anyway either either way and Harold fascia Monica he will bow Yeah, Allah the Quran first crooning comb wash truly wetroom Aki masala Australian lines fill in the gaps
brother's in the back two rooms please make sure the rows are complete. Often there are spaces that are there are spaces in the middle of the rows please make sure they're complete
and if you're praying inside the the multipurpose hall please please please make sure the rows are complete
Aloha and welcome law luck bow a shadow
law a shadow and Mohammed was rule of law. How y'all on sauna the Highland Villa Hello Paul Nigel sauna don't bother call Nigel solder along with Vodafone law a global ILA in law more
or less straight lines from the gaps he's online please make sure so cell phones are off. Allahu Akbar.
Alhamdulillah you're robbing oil me in a rock Manuel Rafi Rahim Maliki omit the ear canal. I will do what you can isteri and insert awkward and Mustafi Soraka levena and untidy him Lionel Magoo BIA him wala Borley
Rob will follow up on me shall the man holla or woman shall Rivas happen either? Wakaba woman Charlene Nefertiti fellow call the woman shall rehire sitting either has Allahu Akbar.
Semi Allahu Nima and Hamidah.
a law who Ekbom
a lot of work when
Alhamdulillah Mirabella al Amin a Rahmani Raheem Maliki omit the ear canal do what he can to study and he did not sit off or the Mustafi set off a Latina and I'm telling him why he didn't model the will be highly him one of Bawley and
order to be Robin as a mulligan as the ILA in
Charlottesville. Worse worse Ilhan. ullery us with Sophie useful though all in mineral gin at one
semi Allahu Iman Hamidah
a law who at home
Santa Monica como Rahmatullah a Sadam on a coma Rahmatullah on stuff?