Ramadan 2016 – Surat al-Baqarah – Day 5
Channel: Nouman Ali Khan
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Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into a detailed Tafseer of some of the Ayats of Surah Al Baqarah.
In Ayat 9, the hypocrites are being discussed at great length in the fact that in the company of the believers, the hypocrites would pretend to be pious Muslims, but the moment they were asked to do something for the sake of Allah SWT such as performing an act of worship, giving charity, or going on Jihad, they would back out. This is an indication of their total ignorance. But they didn’t realize that even if they attempted to conceal their true emotions, Allah SWT knows what the hearts conceal. Through this Ayah, Allah SWT warned Muhammad ﷺ to be careful of the hypocrites or the Munafiqoon. Allah SWT punishes them in a way by taking away their ability to think and see the truth.
A hypocrite is defined as someone who ditches the long-term gains for the short term gains. He is devious and defies with his heart and deeds. He changes his mind frivolously only in that which has a benefit for him. We can easily spot a Munafiq by his self-contradictory statements and behavior and we are advised to tread carefully when dealing with him consciously. We should pray to Allah SWT to cleanse our hearts from all kinds of hypocrisy, Ameen.
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seed. And so I'll explain that to you from the very beginning. I'm actually fairly convinced that there is what is called an Arabic a tosser fill manner, which means it's an openness in the meanings. I tried to explain to you yesterday that the art of the hypocrites that we're going through can apply to two groups of people, the hypocrites and the leaders of the Jewish community, and many of the followers even of the Jewish community, that there's a duality in this text. So the most practical way to go about it is actually to go and explain how this would apply to the hypocrites of Medina to three itin and then come back and revisit and say, Well, how does the same
thing apply differently in, in a sense to the Jewish community of Medina. And it's actually the same words, but different lessons come out. When you think about different audiences. It's it's the very same as when two different groups of people are listening to the same thing. They're actually internalizing two different things. So we're going to try and make two runs through the text in Sharla huhtala. Today, the first thing I want to talk to you about that, today, inshallah is something about a manifestation, something that naturally happened as a result of the Prophet salallahu alaihe. Salam, declaring that he's a messenger by the command of Allah, there was
necessarily three kinds of reactions in Makkah. There was one group of people who no matter what they accepted what he said, and they were ready to face whatever comes. And they were not willing to take a step back. This meant that they're going to take on their families, they're going to take on the entire city, their community, they're going to lose business, they're going to lose inheritance, they're going to lose even their home, it meant a lot of middle meant a lot of loss. In some cases, it even meant losing their safety. They were even tortured, beat up, but they're not willing to step back from them. No matter what their pressure gets, they're not going to let go come You know what
they say in English come hell or high water, no matter what they're gonna stick with it. The other opposing reaction was no matter what we will not accept Islam. As a matter of fact, not only will be not accepted, they'll start off by making fun of it or justifying it as maybe he's gone insane. Maybe he's just being creative. We don't know what his real agenda is. Maybe he's a poet, maybe he just wants some political authority to eventually becoming hardline enemies of Islam. Anybody who's Muslim on anybody who accepts Islam becomes their enemy automatically. They don't want to hear a word of it, they have an absolute hatred for anything that stands for Islam. So on the one hand, you
have extreme love for the deen of Allah. And on the other hand, you have extreme hate for the deen of Allah, these are two necessary reactions that happened, there was nobody in the middle kind of neutral. Like, who cares? It was not like that. But there was a group in the middle also. And this happened even in Mecca, a group in the middle segment, we're creating an unnecessary conflict in our community. Just a couple of years ago, we were all family, everything was fine. And all of a sudden, these groups this group, or this and this group, on that end, why can't we make things normal? How about we just compromise a little bit, let's get these two parties on the same table. And let's
negotiate a little bit, let's have a little bit of mediation. And then we'll give them some things they want. And they can take some things we want. And we can compromise because you know, when two parties have a conflict, then at the end of the day, the only way you can resolve that is by some kind of mediation in between and not everybody gets everything right. So let's just get get them to give away something and accept something like offers were made like Okay, you know what, during the daytime, will worship your God, nighttime, let us do what we want, you know, let's just work out something and because, you know, we love the Kaaba, too, and we want our idols there too. And you
want the Kaaba too. So let's just, you know, negotiate in karate, even comments on that middle group, what do you know, to the hero? How do you know they want that you give a little they give a little. That's what they want. They want some compromise in the in between, right? And they're thinking that, you know, if this group, if this city of mccosh shows internal conflict and this conflict gets worse, outsiders will see that we are weak and when they are weak will become subject to attack, that we're no longer going to be custodians of the Kaaba. So we need to maintain the unity and let's get everybody on the same page. So we want these 200
hardliners the Muslims have become hardline Muslim, they're not letting go of their religion and the enemies of them, you know they're becoming hardline enemies of Islam. Let's just get them to get along in between. Now the prophet SAW several moves to Medina. And by the way, when he moved to Medina, this debate was still happening in Mecca. They were in Mecca, you can call them basically the republicans of that time. There were people in Macau who said they've escaped to Medina, we need to go after them and finish the problem. Before this virus of Islam spreads, we need to go and finish the job. I don't know how they survive because you know, there was an assassination attempt
against the prophets I send them before he leaves to Medina, right. So like we failed that we need to go after them and get it done. We need to go and do a surgical strike and be over be done with it, you know, and we're the way we'll do it is we'll get multiple tribes involved and things like that. But there were even others arguing inside Makkah. Hey, guys, wait a second. Let's take a step back. Okay, so what if he goes to Medina? So what if he becomes governor of Medina? And so what if this religion starts spreading at the end of the day, he's a mega citizen, which means maka power is spreading. So I mean, fine, we don't like him. But at the end of the day, this might be good for us.
It's not that bad. And this debate was actually happening inside of Makkah. While in the meantime, one of the caravans that was traveling from Makkah, and an attack broke out between some of the Muslims from Medina, who were observing the caravan, they were kind of keeping, you know, a scouting mission, those of you that play like RPG video games, you have to have certain missions where you're kind of covert and you hide behind a rock and you can't be seen. And you gotta you know, and if you get detected, everybody attacks in the fight breaks out, and you gotta you know, you got to get out of there completely stealth if you know what you're doing. That's kind of what they had to do to the
prophets. I seldom kept an eye on mcca, because he was actually genuinely concerned that they will be coming after us. So they had he had scouts in the vicinity of Makkah, to see what kind of movements they're doing. One of those scouts got caught, like they got spotted, and a fight broke out. And now the Muslims actually in that fight, they basically annihilated that trade caravan of the Muslims. And the news got back to Makkah, that these Muslims have engaged in a terrorist attack against one of our trade caravans. And when that news spread, then you know, the people who were saying, well, Islam is spreading to Medina, what's so bad about that he's one of one of the Quran
anyway, their voices were shut. Now we need to go to war. Now we need to go to war. And so that's when the Quraysh are ready and are up in arms. And the Battle of buds of the stage for the Battle of weather is being set. Right? That's what's happening on this side. But now let's go on the other side. The other side is Medina, the prophet is there. Now, I told you in Makkah, three kinds of reactions happen, extreme love, extreme hate and some desire for compromise in the middle. The same exact three reactions are going to happen in Medina. This is true of all missions of all prophets. This is actually these three reactions, you will find them even in Musa and Islam's life and Musa
Allison's life, interestingly enough, is also split into two. Just like our profits life, our profits life is McCann life, Medina and life. Prophet Musa alliston, his life, his life under his own life before the before the water, life after the water. Yeah. And life before the water is under the rulership of the enemy. And life after the water is them have they have to govern themselves, and they have to fix their internal problems. Do you see a parallel between the life of Masada, Islam and the life of a civilization and there's a reason his life is he himself is quoted. And he's talked about over 70 times in the Quran, over 70, passages dedicated to Masada, Instagram, and what
happened with the children of Israel, because this history is actually superimposed on one another Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has been mentioned by name four times Mohammed in the Quran, and one time by Ahmed four times Mohammed and one time, that's it. And then Ron has Akhmad sort of Mohammed mentioned him earlier. And Brian mentions him again, you know, Micah and sort of mentions in total fatigue mentions of and that's it done. But musala is all over, all over plus 70 plus times, you know, and so you have this, this necessary comparison between the two bodies, which is why you'll appreciate why the parallel is being made with the Jewish community. There's a deep
connection between the Muslims and their career, our careers and oma and what transpired and what happened with that with those people. There's a deep and profound connection, and actually the closest messenger in addition to those who the Law Center is in fact musante Center, because just like Moosa had to take on federal lawsuits, Isilon had to take on what I just like musallam had to deal with internal problems of the Israelites, but also a lot of them had to deal with
those parallels that are there and that's a that's a very serious thing. Two are very important thing to consider in our learning of the Quran. Now, what are the three reactions inside of Medina? Inside of Medina you have the answer. Well, you see Runa and foresee him but you cannot be him. kasasa
Koran says these people of Medina who welcomed the people of Mecca, which is unusual. I told you before immigrants are not welcome. But they welcomed the immigrants and they gave them their homes, and they gave them their food even if they were starving you eat first. What kind of kasasa you know, these are dharawal emanuela says they made the perfect place as a home just like they made a place for ally in their hearts. They made a place for them Mahajan in their homes. That's the expression in the Quran is so beautiful, how la talks about the people of Medina De Anza, the helpers, that's one reaction, unconditional love. As a matter of fact, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi
wa sallam was not too keen on asking the unsoldered to join the battle of butter.
He didn't command them, you have to also fight. He expected the people of Mecca who's made all these sacrifices, they're going to join in battle. But he didn't want to say anything directly to the answer. And so when the prophets I said, I'm talking about the danger looming and coming so one of the unsired got up and he said maybe you mean as like a tiny Nam Salama, maybe you mean us? Don't think we're gonna be like the followers of Musa who said in our book alpha katella in na hoona? Do you go on your master go fight, we're sitting here, we're not going to be like that were with you. They actually volunteered themselves. That's still that same reaction. The leaders of the Jewish
community were the opposite reaction. They were giving sermons against the prophets lace on them. They were opposing him. They were actually conspiring, even with the people of Makkah, even though a treaty is there. Now, a peace treaty is there within Medina. But that doesn't mean ideological conflict doesn't exist. It's kind of like a parallel in the United States. You can have, for example, churches, synagogues that have good relationships with massage. They visit us we visit them, their leaders are good friends with our leaders, our Imams, and their priests and their rabbis can have dinner together, no problem.
Then there are churches where every sermon is about how Islam is from the devil.
You know, and we're gonna have ourselves the Quran burning, right? There's those churches too. And this doesn't mean we're in a state of war. But we're certainly in the state of ideological conflict, you understand? ideological conflict. If it continues, it turns into all out war. But it never starts as a war. It starts first is what ideological conflict. The same thing happened in MCI, isn't it? It didn't start as a war. It didn't start as physical violence, it started as an ideological conflict. And if you let it grow, and you let it grow, and you let it grow, then it turns physical, then things get out of hand. And that's what happened in Makkah. But anyway, now things are still
ideological. in Medina, they're not physical yet, ideologically, the leaders of the Jewish community are some of them are vehemently opposed against Islam, because they see it as a threat to their authority. And they see some of their than the next it's not human rights, you know, Sabbath football for them, right. So they see less people in the Sabbath now observing, they see less and less people coming because they see other people becoming Muslim. So they see a problem, they're losing their congregation. And so they are vehemently opposed. But then there is a middle category, once again, that middle category belongs to two groups. Part of that middle Garrett category is from
the Muslims, people who've already accepted Islam, and part of them are the Jewish community. I'll only explain about the Muslims right now. The Muslims who accepted Islam, I told you yesterday, they weren't entirely aware of the consequences of becoming Muslim. They didn't realize what kind of background there is of the conflict with NACA and what they're getting what they're signing up for. The other problem was they were they were in business, they have family, they have friends, and some of their families are an enemy rabbi. Some of their family is like absolute hatred for Islam. Some of their cousins are in Makkah, they do business with people in Makkah, they have all these ties and
all these connections. They're like, I mean, fine, I've accepted Islam. But does that mean I have to cut all of these ties, and I can do business with them and have to get ready for maybe even a war with them. This is a lot to ask. I can't just let's let's just work something out. I mean, it seems to me that this is a religion of peace. So we should be working towards what? Peace? We should want peace. We should actually go and reason with them. I don't even know why the Muslim. They don't even see that the enemy is at fault. They saw that the prophet SAW Selim wants war. He wants war. As a matter of fact, when other preparations were happening, no Quran came yet. The Prophet size of them
told the Muslims to prepare for better prepare for battle. But no Quran had come yet. And they use as an as an excuse
to call alladhina amanu Lola Newsela cerrado. Some of those who claim to believe that How come no surah came down
on him, fine, we'll go fight. But I think he just wants to go into fight himself. Why are we Why are we going into this battle for no reason? Then Allah says Bye.
was lucky enough.
And when a soldier does come down, and it's absolutely decisive, and fighting is talked about in it
Then you look at and you'll see you know, young guru, like navall, mushy middle, notify Allah Allah, then they're gonna be staring at you like, Oh, is that really Quran?
Oh, for real now. Oh, wait a second. So there is this
for Allah, Allah, him and Kirsten.
So they want to make this kind of reconciliation with that backdrop. Now, let's try to understand these next few hours in childhood. You had the honor law and Latina armano
they do they're they attempt to deceive a law and those who believed
they they attempt to deceive two parties. What are the two parties, Allah and those who believed? Who's missing?
So Lhasa, how do you go from Allah straight to the unbelievers, but in between there is the Prophet size and the other problem is who can try to deceive a lot. Even if you have a little bit of human in Allah you know yalumba Sabatino Philip. Yamato Don Omar contacto when he knows what you saw, he show you He knows what you hide. He knows everything. How can anyone try to deceive Allah? This is actually a very beautiful expression in the Quran, the Quran, it is based on you know, this idea that was a fella tacky Dude, why don't you think? If you don't think about the Quran, you're not gonna get it. Allah forces you to think, how can anyone deceive Allah? I can understand somebody
who's trying to deceive the believers. I get that one. But trying to deceive a lot. You're gonna have to ponder upon this one. And the other question is, why is the Prophet missing? Why isn't it you had the honor Allahu wa sallahu wa Latina Amano should be three. To understand this problem, understand one thing in worship, when we do a bada.
We are completely clear that we only and only worship Allah.
We only and only worship a lot when it comes to trusting. We only and only put our reliance and our trust in Allah. When we pray, we pray only and only and only to Allah when we ask we ask only and only Allah there are some things in which Allah is absolutely exclusive. This is part of Allah. So he is part of alleged uniqueness and his oneness like no one, no one else. Fine. But when it comes to obedience, for example, when it comes to obedience, theoretically we obey Allah. But practically, we don't obey Allah we obey. The Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam actually obeying the messenger is the same as obeying Allah. So in worship, Allah is alone. In tawakkol, in reliance,
Allah is alone in Dora Allah is alone in such that Allah is alone. But when it comes to obedience, when it comes to obedience, it's not only obedience of Allah, it's obedience of Allah and His Messenger Salah lesson and you can never separate between the two of them. minute Rasulullah falcata Allah whoever has obeyed the messenger has in fact obey the law that's what Allah himself says. So you cannot separate between them now look at a few if that's not the only ayah Allah says in Allah Xena you by your own aka in nama you by your own Allah.
Those that have pledged their allegiance to you when you pledge your allegiance when you give a pledge like that, that I owe you loyalty isn't that for obedience? Allah says when they pledged their obedience to you meaning to the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam in Allah you by your own Allah. They've only actually pledged their allegiance to Allah. Allah he focused at him Allah hands above their hands Subhana Allah when it comes to obedience, there is no difference between Allah and the messenger so there are a few things in which you always have to separate the problem with the Christians was they weren't able to separate but in worship between a lion as messenger they combine
them into an ISA and a Salaam we don't make that distinction. We don't have that problem. We know we know we only worship Allah but in obedience, we're gonna we're gonna unite them like the Quran commands us to so alive and says, even in loving obedience, you know, loving allies unique you have to love a law like you love No one else. But what does the law say?
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for Toby Rooney, for who follow me, if you love Allah, He doesn't say if you love a love and love me, he didn't say that. He said, If you love Allah, then follow me. So even loving allies connected to the obedience to the prophets of Allah. Allah puts even animosity against Allah and His Messenger as the same if you're an enemy to the messenger. You're an enemy to Allah. Mancha Dawa lillahi wa rasuluh he was Rila mommycon for Enola hora de Luca.
If If anybody wants to be an enemy to Allah and His Messenger God in me calling allies and enemy back at them for in the home. Now you can see budak Allah says they're not calling you a liar. When I can not lie, it may not be it lie here. I don't. They're not there. When they call you a liar. They're not questioning your reputation. They're challenging us.
Law, his IOD. They're challenging the laws and why I'm repeating all of these concepts before you for one in one purpose alone. And that purpose is to understand that when they try to deceive, they we everybody knows they're never trying to deceive a law Who are they actually trying to deceive those holes. There's an entire sutra about how they try to deceive him. They come to him either Jacqueline una una una de la la la la la, la la, la la la la la Sulu. The entire surah is dedicated to showing how the hypocrites try to deceive not a lot but the Prophet sallallahu sallam. What the hypocrites don't realize, though, is that crime against the Prophet alayhi salatu salam, as far as
Ally's concerned is a crime against Allah. So he says in this ayah remarkably, you heard the owner Allah falada le the Creator, Surely
there's no need to mention the Messenger of Allah because it's understood that when you try to take on them even they're wondering, we didn't try to deceive Allah. We I know I tried to deceive the messenger. I didn't mess with Allah. Yeah, you did. Here you go. Here's an ayah for you. You just done you know when against Allah Himself, you hide the own Allah. And then he mentions Valentina, I want to and of course, deceiving the believers is not the same as this, you know, deceiving Allah. That's a separate category. We don't put the messenger and ourselves in the same category. So we're separated when Latina Amano, they try to deceive them as well. Now what's their deception? The
deception is to come and try to impress them that they are in fact loyal that they do in fact believe and but that's going to get elaborated. I don't even have to elaborate it. It's actually going to get elaborated into in the words of Allah Himself. Well, my own island foster home, they're not deceiving, not a soul other than their own selves. This is actually called Matthew Marcus miles the owner actually in Arabic you expect the owner I hadn't learned how
to I hadn't. Why is the word I hadn't not there. I translated it as though the word I hadn't is there. They don't deceive anyone at all except themselves. So I use the word anyone at all, which would have been the word I had in the Arabic language had telomeres go home. The zyada T was famous Shinya. Allah azza wa jal doesn't even mention anybody else. They're the only ones that are getting deceived. They're the only ones that are getting fooled when they try to impress others messenger sallallahu sallam. The question is, why are they trying to impress a bus passenger, they're trying you know, you only do so for some alternative agenda. their agenda number one is to remain like I
said, for people like Abdullahi Norby and those around him to remain politically relevant. Their second agenda was not to be called out when they don't go into battle, they want to be able to go into the easy ones where they know they can say in the back rows, the rest of the Muslims fight all the battles and win, and then say, where's our share, they want to be able to do that. And in order to take part in some of those battles, because they'll pick and choose, they'll find out, hey, there's like 300 of us, and there's like 40 of them, we can win this one. Let's go to this one. You know, make sure you go late, you know, because then you can be in the back rows, and you won't even
have to fight. But when the spoils of war are being distributed in akuna, Morocco, we used to be with you. We were we showed up for battle, and we we signed up. So let's be selective and careful about this. And if a serious battle comes up, then make sure you have really good excuses. The Epic excuses that they came up with. Some of them are just mind blowing like at the book, which is a different story altogether. But like it means a lot of tyranny among them is someone who comes in and says, Please give me permission. Don't put me in fitna, you're going to fight the Roman Empire. As you head towards Rome. We're gonna pass some villages, those villages have really beautiful
women, and I'm a player. I can't even help myself. I'm going to fall into fitna, so please don't let me join the military
you know, for the sake of those women because they might unnecessarily fall prey to my charm and therefore Please let me be excused from the military draft and the probably someone says, You know what to stay because if you're gonna come with an excuse like that you're probably a liability to the military anyway.
much help, you know, so because if you want to be that much of a pretty bio like i'd scratch you know, like, that's gonna happen to you so Allah says Allah filled with nothing Sokoto the people who come say, give me permission. Don't put me in fitness, please. Haven't they already fallen into fitness. Haven't they already fallen? So they won't come up with excuses now? Am I a star owner in learn for sound? They're not excuse they're not deceiving successfully, anyone but themselves. It's interesting that the word you had your own was used, then yes. That was used some of the access graduates here and the dream graduates No, this is more farther and farther. Right? This is Phil and
Phil. What's the difference? They're trying their best. They're, they're doing as much as they can to deceive, but they're failing. But the eventual if you if you try to deceive someone that's called
Harder. If you successfully deceive someone that's harder, it's shorter. So when by the end of the year when you read one that I wanna learn for someone they succeeded, they successfully succeeded in deceiving no one at all except their own selves. They're just fooling themselves, well minestrone. And they have no realization whatsoever. Some argue like Poseidon or me talking about this ayah he says the word ma here is used not just for rough for refuting that they don't think they're there. They realize what they're doing and lessons. No, they have no realization of the actual consequences of their words. But the other is that at the very moment that MMA is actually not as continuous as
love for Arabic students hear that even at the time that they're engaged in this, this kind of deception, they have no real realization of what they're up to. Now unless as vehicle to be him around.
in their hearts, there's a disease. Because when you say Maya Angelou and they have no sense, they have no realization, they have no feeling all of these are meanings of Sharon, to feel something to send something. And actually our machariel and our shuru includes things like fear, shame, guilt, all of those are much higher.
And those feelings are were in the heart so when Allah says they have no realization, then immediately the question arises how can do you have not any realization Don't they have hearts? And the answer comes immediately eloquently in the Quran, FICO, Lumia Murat. They have a disease in their hearts when you have a disease in your heart like you know for example, some people have a disease and their senses die out in some parts of their skin or you have some part of your you know, your some part of your teeth because of like a root canal or something, they pull out the nerves. Now you have no feeling left. You have no realization love, you can touch it feel and you're like,
you know, it's under anesthesia. There are people who have had kind of surgeries in some part of their bodies, they can touch it, poke it, I don't feel anything for fun their kids like poke it with a pencil and stuff. They're like nothing can feel it. This is my issue unless has to be more open in their hearts. There's a disease the first diseases that which keeps them from realizing anything. Others argue if you keep track of the the first disease mentioned in these ayat was urabe radical kita boo, la Riva fee. So their ultimate disease they have is they're doubtful.
They're not even sure about this Islam thing. That's the disease they allow to foster inside of themselves. The other beauty of this ayah Allah azzawajal didn't say few suuri him Robin, he said fee. Hulu be him around this big difference between sudo and Hulu. Let me explain that to you. When I think most of you know Serato NASS, I love the USB Sufi surah NAS we don't say Allah He was a Sufi peruvianus we say Allah He was a Sufi Salinas. If it said colorblindness you would have translated the one who whispers in the hearts of people. That's not what it says. It says the one who whispers in the chests of people. Now there's a difference between the heart and the chest, the chest is
actually a love, it's a place. The thing inside this place, the treasure inside this place is the heart
shape. It has access not to your heart shape and has access to your chest. Think of the heart as your home. And think of the chest as the fence around your home the front porch the backyard shavon has access to your property. But he can't walk in until you open the door. You understand the heart is your home and that's locked. You can't let him in. But he will come and knock Hey, you want to listen to something? Hey, I got something for you.
People are our job is to sense when shaytan is knocking on our hearts because he's close he's in the chest. He is in the chest and he will whisper in the chest and when someone's knocking on the outside can it be heard inside? Can it be? Yeah. And the thing is sometimes when people knock you can chew them away and sometimes people knock and what happens? You open the door if you open the door enough times.
He moves in.
He just moves in and when an outsider moves in they start redecorating the place.
You understand that right? And so what happens is if you don't let him in you have your own sense of what is beautiful. You have your own sense of what is good. And what is not which colors are nice what furniture is nice. But when you let the intruder move in you come one day and the walls are pink and the furniture is green.
You know and all the plates are purple and what has happened here. Well this is my state my taste this is what I like
you know he's turned the kitchen into a living room and the bathroom into a guest room and what is going on here.
Why am I telling you this? Because if you let shape on inside of your heart, inside of that home, then what used to be beautiful becomes ugly. And what used to be ugly, becomes beautiful and that's why Allah says was a yen Allahumma shaytani r mala shaitan beautified their deeds for them, Siobhan cannot make anything ugly beautiful to you.
Until he is where? inside of your hearts. Now if you don't let you get on in your heart What is still in your heart Even when I came in Allahu la comunidad y z Yana who fuku become he beautified the man in your hearts, you understand this imagery. Now Allah says here for eukanuba Mara dawn.
in their hearts, there's a disease. Oh, this is a problem because it's not limited outside to the chest. Now it's made its way into the heart. Now if an intruder comes into your heart, into your home, what are you supposed to do? As soon as you realize this was a bad idea, you're supposed to kick him out. So sometimes we do listen to shutdown, don't we? Sometimes we do open the door. And the moment you realization hits you, what should you do? And I live in La Habana. shaytani r rajim. You seek refuge, you kick him out, you push him away. That's what you're supposed to do. But if you allow him to stay in, and you allow him to cook his way, and you allow him to stink up the place,
then you know what, you're going to start getting sick. You're going to start getting sick. And this this by the way, this imagery is going to come full circle A few hours later, we're going to find what is the Hello Ella Sheltie name. So now there's a disease inside of their hearts. The thing is, though, Allah empowered, every single human being in a body like Seneca, Allah Himself, shaitan was told to his face, my slaves, you will have no authority over them. He cannot force his way into your heart, and you cannot force his way to stay.
The moment you say get out, he has to get out. So if you let him in, and you let him stay, that's not because he has control. It's because you've never kicked him out.
And if you refuse, I'll give you every tool possible to kick him out. Just say, Oh, the villa. Just make us too far, he'll be gone. But you refuse to do it. And when you refuse to do it, Allah says fine. Have it your way. I'll let you keep going.
Further home Allahumma Rahman. Allah let them increase in their disease. You want to listen to shaitan Go ahead, listen some more. Go ahead and let's invite his all his clergy in. Don't just get one shot. Don't get Shelton, get a party going. Let them all in, you know, and let them do so much damage inside of your heart that even in the month of Ramadan, when they're shouting what happens to them? They're chained. They've done such a redecoration inside of you that you're operating as though he's still there.
He autopilot. shaitaan is not there, but you're doing his work anyway. Because they're shelta nc? Well, Jen, you ever wonder why Allah says they're shouting? They're devils of the human beings and the jinn.
There are devil devils that are jinn obviously. But how can devils be human? You know, the human beings will latch on inside and let them stay for a long time. They become them.
They convert, they just become Sheltie. So hard Allah. Allah says about these one afternoon, that they have a serious disease inside of their hearts and their disease, by the way, that diseases and just out that disease was also cowardice. They were cowards. They weren't willing to stand up for this religion. And I told you, they're hypocrites cannot be compared to our time. But we have a similar problem, not the same problem. But certainly a similar problem. There are going to be three reactions to Islam even today, there are going to be people who say la ilaha illAllah, Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam, and they will take pride in it, and they will see it their honor
that they're Muslim, and no matter what, nothing is above a last word, nothing is a word, the words of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the obedience to them is supreme. That guidance is beyond criticism. And they believe that in their heart of hearts, even when they make mistakes, they know that mistakes are theirs. They can be flawed, they can be mistaken the deen of Allah is not mistaken. The Deen of Allah has no problems. The demon Deen of Allah has no criticism. On the other extreme, you will get people who absolutely hate Islam and the Muslims, you're gonna get those people, they're gonna be on the other extreme, and guess what you're gonna get in between,
we should have a little bit of compromise. We should I mean, we don't have to be that. I mean, stern in our belief in the Quran, I mean, we could take things lightly a little bit, after all, it is 2016 you have to just you know, go eat, go with the times a little bit. That reaction of let's just kind of work both out a little bit. Because you know, if you really truly believe you might become too extreme. So we have to balance both sides. That's actually a byproduct of that original hypocrisy that used to exist back then. Are the by definition is already balanced. Thank you very much. You don't have to come in and offer it your version of Athens. It's already got the best of this world
and the next balanced for us by Allah Himself. So when you come along, and I come along and say, You know what, let's balance let's have a balanced approach to
is there some new balance that you just came up with? Or is it your own cowardice, your fear, you don't want people to look at you funny. You're too afraid.
Have them you want to look good in terms of PR, you just want to, you know, suck up to the people around you and your own low self esteem is now being imposed on to this to this religion that will happen now too. So as we study this, we have to actually kind of look in the mirror to about you know, what kind of mentality towards this religion we carry for sada Mala Mala by the way when people have that kind of disease then maybe we should take a more balanced approach a lot allows the disease to what increase and when it increases eventually they say some things of our religion just don't make sense then it increases some more you know, Quran is okay but this hadith stuff I don't
know and then it increases some more you know, there are some students of the Quran they don't even seem relevant anymore and then the increases are more you know put on Yeah, but there's so many religions we're all they're all religions are good, then it increases some more. I don't really believe in religion. I don't believe in organized religion.
Any increases some more, and you know, I'm kind of agnostic. And maybe there's a God maybe there's not who cares i have a job to do. I have money to make is that you know, like, towards good or bad letter. caponata vaca Anto duck disease continues to grow and increase and increase and increase and you have people that used to be Muslim. And but if by the time they're done, they are preachers against Islam, or to their only job is to instill doubt about Islam to other Muslims. That's what they'll become. For sada hula, hula, hula hoop, livan B Macedonia zipline and they have painful punishment, because of the lies they've been making. Allah says, Can we have the boom This is called
Ma. St. Marie the continuous past tense. Why is that being used here? The idea here is for the monaci when they keep coming to the Prophet sizer, and they keep telling him No, no, of course, we're loyal. Of course, we believe. Of course, we're gonna pray with you. Look, if you don't believe just come out and say you don't believe
me, this is not for you just come out and say stuff for you. Let's just be clear. But no, they want to have their hands in both pots. Look, if the Muslims have victory, if things work out for them, then I don't want to cut myself off from them. I kind of like them. But if things don't work out, at least I have a backup plan. So they'll have to keep coming up with lies. And that's why Caledonia is the moon is used here. Now the word lean and lean as opposed to a lean we saw before what are the great punishment. And I didn't explain great punishment in detail to you, I'll tell you now, great torture can lead to death. Somebody's being whipped, burned, electrocuted, whatever. If you increase
the voltage too much what's going to happen? They're gonna die. So human beings are not capable of standing up to either one of them. They can't, they can't handle a double oven. But Allah is the only one capable of giving a double Allium great punishment, and not letting you die. That's the punishment of death. That's why it's actually called nothing. In this world. It's not even possible. If you try to give the punishment to great what happens? Death and then you can beat the corpse all you want, it's not suffering any pain. It's already gone. You can only torture so much, you know. But then so long as a person who is conscious, and they're being tortured, what do they feel pain?
Now Allah mentions on a limb. And the expected language here is not an M, this is not the normal Arabic usage. You don't say that when you say a double Muslim, painful punishment. alim, isn't it some sofa sofa? constantly painful punishment. The thing about pain, if you've ever had a toothache, or you've had a sore, or you've had muscle pain or something like that, the first time you feel it, it's paralyzing. Ah, but if you had it for a couple of hours, what happens? You just kind of start and it's near, it's irritating. When it's not like the first time it hit you, you start developing a tolerance for that pain. Actually, there are some people who are on pain medication, and then they
take less of it and less of it because they can handle more their threshold for pain increases, you understand. So the the degree of pain is not always the same, like the Poke of a needle. It's that first instant, it's not constantly poking you, when you get injected with something. It's that first prick that really hits you. When you say the word I mean, it's actually an Arabic an indication of something constant pain that will remain constant, there is no Ouch. And then it's better.
There's only our da da da da da da da da da da, that's just non stop.
Then the principle of the Arabic of the Quran is I'll just mention Solomon.
punishment should fit the crime.
If somebody caused constant pain, the punishment should be they should be caused constant pain. If somebody has done a great crime, then they should be punished with a great punishment. You understand? When Allah says here painful punishment, then prints according to the principle that punishments are only given according to the crime. The crime here is that they have caused the believers pain. They have caused suffering the group of hypocrites they do cause
Almost suffering. There is an attack on the oma from the enemies of Islam who make fun of our Deen, who attack our Deen, who ridicule our team. But there is a far more painful attack on Islam from where from inside the oma far more painful, that one hurts way, way more. When the Muslim is shedding the blood of another Muslim, when the Muslim is destroying the dignity of another Muslim, when the Muslim is attacking another Muslim, that is far more painful. We get upset when non Muslim nations attack Muslim nations. But where are we when the Muslims are killing each other? When they're cursing each other, when they're fighting each other, when they're spewing poison against
each other. This is actually a pain that's far longer lasting, and far more difficult to tolerate. Because you expect from the cafe to hate you.
But the people that share La ilaha illAllah with you, for them, to hate you for them to try to kill you, for them to humiliate you that's for them to you know, can you know, make plans against you contriving that's just completely unexpected, you know, and that's why it's an unusual kind of pain and a lot actually from this you extrapolate that the love Allah has for this Dean and for the followers of this Dean is so strong, that he takes revenge on our behalf. For those who cause painted the oma from within May Allah make us from them.
What is a plead Allahu Allah to see to fill color in a manner.
This is actually probably the most important I have that and then we'll go back and reread them for the Jewish community of Medina, when it's said to them, I'll translate roughly don't cause corruption in the land, when it is said to that group of people don't cause corruption in the land kalu in America, mostly, when they say we're only caught, we're only making things better. We're only reforming things. Islam and Arabic is to take something broken and fix it.
We're only making we're only fixing problems. You guys are the ones that are in conflict. Remember two sides that are in conflict. We're the ones that are saying let's fix things up. Let's have this law. Let's have reconciliation, let's make peace.
In the home, we'll see Do you have better? No, they are the ultimate causes of corruption. When I can live alone, however, they have no realization and they will never have any realization. This is a more continuous form of negation. So now let's understand first of all, what this facade is, you know, in the Quran, there is facade and there is a facade that's manifest that comes out in the world. Well, how about facade Phil Barbary? Well, Barnaby Marcus about a tennis in Soto room. Allah xojo says, corruption, facade means corruption. It came out in the land and in the sea, because of what people have done with their own hands. What is the corruption of the land and the sea? It's
called a JetBlue filbur. Well, back to Finbarr. When the land stop stops producing good when crop doesn't come out anymore. When the oceans get dried up or contaminated and they're not providing the lives that they're supposed to provide. Allah says actually, our spiritual corruption, the people corruption, corrupting and cheating in business, the people lying to each other, the people eating haram income, the people killing and stealing from one another. This is spiritual crimes, crimes against people, but a lot of punishers though the effect of those crimes is like it affects the earth the earth itself becomes sick. The Earth itself becomes like this is a principle of our Deen
you know that. When people in a society believe in Allah, and they obey Allah, then the earth starts producing more vegetation, then the rain becomes it never floods, it only produces good rain, you know, unless is Willow and the whole Nakamoto rollin de la Kalman filter him wanting to hear Julian, if they only lived by the Torah and the and the gospel, they would have eaten from above and from underneath.
You know, it's described when a silent Salaam comes back, and people are in obedience to Allah, even lions will stop eating their prey.
There is going to be crop everywhere production everywhere. Even Texas will have California weather. Can you imagine that happens when corruption goes down in the land and goodness spreads in the land. In other words, you know, you think of pollution like physical pollution, and you know, chemicals being spewed into the seas and things like that, or plastic waste, corrupting and poisoning the earth. That's also a kind of corruption and a very real kind of corruption. But actually, in this world, a lot has made a connection or wireless connection between the spiritual reality and physical reality. When spiritual goodness spreads, then physical material goodness in the world spreads,
physical material goodness in the world spreads so panela this world becomes a better place because of goodness. This is a principle of our Deen. Now, that's the first thing I wanted to share with you about facade. But I want you to understand facade from two points of view one I've already explained to you. You know, those groups that grew up in the middle that I keep talking about, don't think
That the Muslims are fighting these people that have come from Makkah, they're ready for war. And what would be far better than war? Peace. And the way to make pieces let's, you know, negotiate, let's mediate, let's not cut our ties, let's not go into war, let's not go into conflict. But if you if you cut these ties in you, you go toward that facade, that facade, so we're trying to make peace. You're the ones trying to make up from their point of view, the problem is the Sahaba. The problem is that people have the problem is the Quran. If we just learn to let go of that a little bit and compromise a little bit, then I think we can work something out. And by the way, there are people in
Makkah, that are also in the middle that are interested in compromise, aren't they? So the malefic owner saying, hey, look, I think the middle people from our side, and the middle people from their side, we could probably sit on a negotiation table and work something out. So when they're told don't cause corruption in the land, they say, No, no, we're the ones making peace. We're the ones that are fixing things. But then how do we understand that they're causing corruption from our point of view? You see, the actual definition of facade is not war or peace. The actual definition of facade is injustice.
A baby girl is buried without any cause. People are being cheated in business. Why? LuLaRoe mother*ing. Poor people are being pushed around. Nobody cares for them. Further, it can lead the door only a team you push the orphan. Allah Himself is not given his do. The House That Ibrahim Alayhi Salaam billed for the worship of Allah is surrounded by idols. Can you imagine a Masjid surrounded by idols? How disturbing a thought? Is it in your mind that this machine, there's an idol in front? How disturbing is that thought to you? Can you imagine an idol in front of the Kaaba and it's surrounded by idols? How offensive is it that the house of Allah build for his exclusive
worship is surrounded by shake? That's not facade.
That's the ultimate facade, when you don't do right, right by your Creator, and you are constantly doing injustice against the people around you. And then at the same time, the Quraysh you know what their thing was, they pushed the orphan around, they cheated people in business, they treated women like garbage. They they did all this stuff. They did all and they killed, but they used to take care of people who came for Hajj.
Sick ayatul Hodge, you know, they used to make sure that they're taken care of. They used to be very hospitable to others. And people said, well, are they really take care of us when we go? So I guess everything else is okay. You know, and by the way, there was never any fighting from the Quran. Nobody fought the polish. Why didn't they fight the Polish because there are custodians of the Kaaba. So nobody's gonna mess with them anyway. So they have a reputation of being peaceful. So now, Islam is coming along and saying, No, you cannot treat the orphan this way. You cannot treat women that way. You cannot treat baby girls this way. You cannot treat the ones who nobody speaks for
chronic speaking for Islamic speaking for no profits in the long run. So standing up for you can't treat people of different colors different ways. The only distinction between them is taqwa of Allah. And only Allah knows where that is. When Islam comes with these ideas, and says, if you don't do this, then you have facade. It doesn't matter if you have clean streets, or you people have food to eat, facade is actually moral. It's moral first, and the questions that facade. And when Islam comes to Medina, the definition of facade doesn't change. blasphemy is facade and justice is, as facade lying is facade, corruption is facade. That's why when the hypocrites come in, they want to
compromise they don't realize you want to make a deal with people who do all these in justices.
The truth is not going to compromise with injustice. You know, lies cannot compromise. truth cannot compromise with falsehood, justice and injustice cannot sit in the same place that you can't have both things in your heart Madonna Luckily, allegedly been called by individual v. They can't exist. So what looks like they're making peace on the outside, in a spiritual sense is actually them causing the ultimate corruption. And so Allah says Allah in the home, Mustafa Wanaka LaShawn there alone in the home of Sweden, they're the ultimate causes of corruption. When you try to make a compromise in the perfectly harmonious religion of Allah, then there is no one more corrupt than
you. This thing that is there, this pure thing, you can't add anything to it, and you can't take anything away from it to make it better.
This water that this demon has given us is pure, it's pure. Any addition and subtraction will take away from its purity. That is corruption. It actually came to remove corruption. It doesn't need fixing. It came to fix things. It doesn't come so it needs fixing. The problem with hypocrites says they want to fix the religion. They want to fix they want to make adjustments to it. The Dean came so you make adjustments. Not the deen of Allah moolah. La Habra tinicum you're gonna teach a liar theme
That's one of the questions. So now what now that we've seen these couple of IR in light of how the hypocrites are to be understood through them. Now let's go back and think about the Jewish community. Allah says about them you have your own allow when Latina Amano, they're trying to deceive a lion, those who believe Why? Because they come to the Muslims and say, Look, it's not necessary that we believe in your profit. We believe in, you know, Amanda Billahi min ash COVID. Do we believe in a lion the last day that's good enough? We have an afterlife concept too. We believe in God too. Why are you calling us disbelievers. We're not just believers. We're part of the faith
community just like you, we should work together. And they'd say that to their face. And they would be all chummy, chummy. But when they would go in their own companies, what would they do make schemes with the people of Makkah when you guys come in and kill these guys, man, you need to get rid of this problem on my my jaw is tired of smiling in their face, because I hate their guts. They would scheme behind the scenes but on face value, handshakes, love affection. There are among the Jewish community those were genuine friends, even in that time, but it was not commenting about the entire Jewish community. He's talking about the deceptive among them, who were two faced, who wanted
to get rid of the Muslims on the one hand, but showed this you know, commonality on the other. And so less has more miles down the line for some, they're not getting away with deceiving anybody except themselves. They have no realization how much they are actually fooling themselves. Few who became moral, don't they and this because of its sexualized me, they've always had a disease in their heart. That element of the Jewish community, they've always had a disease in their heart, they were always selective in their mind, this is not the first profit they compromised, even their own profits, you have to learn and they've been a bit ad hoc. There was not a big deal for them to even
kill their own profits. So you shouldn't be surprised that they're messing with you. You know, so they and Allah has increased them in their disease azada Hola. Hola, Robin mahoma de la Mama, can we actually wound a cause pain to profits Lima to Luna knee?
What do you cause me pain, they tried to cause pain to students who lost all of a sudden, as a matter of fact, even before the Prophet moved to Medina, the Quraysh send some people to Mecca to Medina, and said, we've got this man, he claims to be a prophet. We don't know what to ask him. We don't know how to because he keeps destroying us with his Koran. So you guys are religious people, you have books and stuff? Can you give us some hard questions we can ask him so that he doesn't have an answer. So we can finally you know, end this movement. Basically, they wanted to silence the Prophet by giving him a question that would Trump him. But the courage themselves aren't educated
like that. So they had to borrow the questions from where they had to Google them in Medina, you know, from the rabbis. And the rabbis would help them and say he asked him this, ask him this, you know, this one, he's not even gonna know. Watch. This is gonna be good. Here. Take this one. So they've been doing this all along. They've been trying to cause the the dean pain all along. So Allah says, Now what are the movie mechanics even? Where is the kilala home law to see to find out when they're told don't cause corruption in the land? When those elements of the Jewish community are told don't cause corruption? What is the corruption that they're causing? They're hiding their
revelation, their own rot, if they recited whatever was left of rot, whatever Allah allowed to leave of the Torah, even then, when they read that there was no doubt left, this is the Messenger of Allah. And now they started skipping those parts of the thought. I thought we knew I'd be babbling kitabi what are
you know, they just skip those parts alive and says qualify to literati for law? Why don't you bring Torah and recite it or an says to the Jewish community go ringtone out and recite it in quantum society, if in fact, you're truthful, they couldn't do that. Because if they did, that, it would become obvious that the Quran is the Mohammed is the final word. It's the final, you know, testament of Allah. Vilas revelation. So hiding test, hiding revelation is an ultimate form of corruption. So when they're told don't cause corruption, and they say in America, mostly when the idea here is they hid some parts of what they had. How does that apply to us as I leave you?
We have the entire Quran. And some parts of the Quran are certainly politically incorrect. There are parts of the Quran that evangelicals quote nowadays. They're Qur'an says kill them wherever you find them.
You know, who were like, Oh, can you explain that? While it's out of context? What's the context I'll get back to you. We don't want to talk about it. We have to deal with First of all, nothing in our book is something we should hide. Nothing. This book didn't just come for us, it came for all of humanity. And if this book is explained, genuinely, honestly, then it makes sense to any human being not just Muslims, even the parts that you think are politically incorrect. There is no reason to hide any part of the book of Allah. As a matter of fact, later on, Allah will teach you in the Muslim community, that if you hide any part of this book, any part of revelation that not only does
Allah curse, not only do the same
They're well I know who Laurie noon. They are angels Allah created whose only job is to curse those who hide any part of the book of Allah Subhana Allah. That is the ultimate corruption in the land. somebody gives a hug Baba the Day of Judgment gives a hug Baba certain kiama people come and say, Brother, you should have talked about Jenna. He got me so depressed.
Oh boy, that's
not a resource there to make you feel better about yourself. There's no thought in this this tip sheet. There's warning and there's good news. And it's important and some some some outcome. You know, you talk about the IRS in which Allah azza wa jal talks about the rights of a husband. sisters have a big problem, Brother, you didn't talk about our rights. What about our rights? Or I talk about the rights of women and I have before and brothers or upset men? Who? Oh, what about the About Us? Like, it's 100? But how much do you want me to go through the entire Quran with you? Let's do it. I don't mind. You're the one that's gonna be sleeping. You know.
Everybody wants the part that benefits them. And everybody wants to ignore the part that puts the mirror in front. And it's ugly picture, you know, this is their corruption now to see to fill out kalu anonymously Whoa, no, no, no, we're only trying to make things better. Let's only highlight parts of the Quran that are more politically correct, that are better for our PR, let's skip parts of the Quran. That's not the best time to talk about them.
When you do that, then the people that were supposed to eliminate facade from the face of the earth, our job this woman's job was to eliminate corruption from the face of the earth, then there is no one more corrupt on this earth than us. Because we have the word of Allah and we had it. Then there's nobody more corrupted us. The entire world was supposed to hear the word of Allah from from us. It's not enough that it's on the website. It's not enough that it's on YouTube. It's supposed to be transferred Minnesota middle kulu kulu. We were supposed to be carriers of this word. We were supposed to speak of it in every community in every nook and cranny to talk about it openly and to
share the beautiful word of Allah with humanity without fear. There's no What do you have to fear for Natasha Mazzone? Don't fear them fear me? This is what we were supposed to do. So this a number of Lumosity. Oh, no, no, we're trying to I love this one. We're trying to use hikma rather, we only talk about some parts of the Quran because we have to use hikmah what the rest of the Quran is not hikma
Did you can you highlight for me which parts are so I'll be careful next time.
This book came alive so we don't call it we'll call it
the Quran full of wisdom. Every part of it has wisdom for you for me and for all of humanity. So Allah says, Allah in the home woman mercy Dona bata community, they are the ultimately corrupt because what they hide revelation? Well, I can latch on and they don't even realize it. They think they're doing the world a favor by imposing their opinion, on top of the word of Allah that they have. We cannot do so. Well. Kenny Mottola here earlier, the word of Allah is in the supreme place, my opinion, my preferences, my fears, my thoughts about political correctness, none of that comes above the word of Allah, that is in a supreme place, the, the every member of this ummah is in
service to the word of Allah. And we are we are submissive to the word of Allah. When this is this word, Allah Quran yalu when
the Quran stands above, it is not anything that can nothing comes above it. It dominates it's not dominated. That's the mentality of the Muslim and with that mentality, we stay away from corruption. But when the more the Omar becomes distant from this book, and we start hiding parts of this book, well law has been the tragedy of our time is we don't even hide parts of this book. The problem is, we don't even know what are we going to tell somebody else?
hide when will you have to show we, we've become so distant from the Quran, that the the burden that was placed on this oma, we've even forgotten that burden, and that has to be restored. May Allah make us of those, that generation that restores it to its original place.
So I'll conclude with that inshallah. huhtala. Those were the two runs of translation one applying to the Jewish community of Medina and extrapolation from that the first of them applying to the hypocrites of Medina and extrapolating from that, and I'll continue that dual trend for the IRS of hypocrites. Notice how many are out for hypocrites. They're going to keep on going. And then there's even going to be one of the most complicated parables examples in the Koran two sets that are coming in shallow data, hopefully we'll get through them with some clarity. barakallahu li walakum corallian Hakeem whenever anyone er can be it was it was Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh