Channel: Nouman Ali Khan
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Today I'm going to share something with you about our beloved messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and our relationship with him. But when I start discussing this with you, it will feel like that is not my topic at all. But by the end I hope to see that it is in fact, what I want to share with you.
For myself personally, this is one of the most powerful lessons I ever studied in the Quran. And I'm very moved by this lesson, I pray that I'm able to communicate some of the beauty and the power of what I was honored to study and to learn from the solar this lesson belongs to Satya seen the 36th surah of the Quran. Allah azza wa jal describes in the surah a unique story of prophets. Typically you find that allows origin sends one Rasul to one town. But in this case allows origin says, If Allah Allah humans name, Allah send two messengers to them. And the nation rejected both of those messengers for as Nabil Salif, then Allah reinforced lessons, we reinforced them with a third one.
So now this nation is unique to any other nation, because three messengers are giving them the message at the same time. And then their response to all three of those messengers is and by the way, before I go on, you have to appreciate Harun Musa alayhis salam had to challenge one of the greatest villains mentioned in the Quran fit around and he asked for the help of who Harun so that's two of them. There's two of them. And when you study the Quran, you find even when they were two of them, masala Islam did all of the talking was silent Actually, it was all of the job was being done still by musante salaam hamari sama support, he was there, which would be he actually Kofi Emery
reinforced my back with him, make him a partner in my mission, but his his job became more support than anything else. In the case of these messengers, all three of them are giving Dawa. All of them are delivering the message and all of them are give given the same rejection in that Tatyana become the inlanta hula joumana calm. If we think all of you are curse, the people said, All of you are a curse on our nation. And if you don't stop this preaching of yours, we are going to stone you to death. Now did you Monaco, Ole Miss and akumina or go find some other painful way of torturing you, you better stop. And so these mess three of them were rejected. And as that's happening a lot as
well as a fourth person in the story. Three wasn't enough now a fourth person but this fourth person is not a messenger. There's not a messenger with john Medina, Medina theologians.
From the other end of the city, meaning they're in this town, in a neighboring city, somebody heard a believer heard that there are three messengers here delivering a message and nobody's listening to them, I should go help them. So as a believer, he comes from the other city. And he comes and he starts talking to the people. what's incredible about surah Yaseen in this story is that you have three messengers, and combined, they say one or two things in the Quran. But when this person comes from the other town, basically, the rest of the conversation is his speech. His speech is longer to three times longer than the speech of all of the messengers combined in the Quran
is incredible. In our capacity, it would be like, you know, you say when somebody's more knowledgeable is available, you should be quiet, right? The Arab old Arabic singers have enough sabato Anil Misbah, when the morning is there, the lamp is unnecessary, right. So the point the time to make is if somebody more knowledgeable is there, you should be quiet. Three messengers are there, three of them are there and he feels the need to speak. We will think of three of them are there I should just listen to them not totally in their presence. Why should I talk a lot harder something, messengers have their own responsibility.
The oma who believes in them have their own responsibility.
The messengers will do their job, the believer will do his job or her job, and they cannot replace each other's job. They cannot say, well, the messenger is already there, so I don't have to do it. No, you still have to do it. And he speaks and he speaks in the Quran. his speeches recorded longer than all of those messengers now
Lesson being taught here. Now we come to our messengers a lot harder. So, the lesson being taught here is that the believer cannot say, well, the messenger came, he already did what had to be done, my responsibility is over. You see, what does it lead to instability as seen after that, right after the story. A lead describes something and this is where I need your attention. Allah describes something that seems like it's not related at all. He says about them, he starts talking about the sun and the moon. He starts talking about the sun and the moon. And he says about the moon Welcome mercadona humanism hatanaka. Original Kadeem, we make the moon go through different phases, we
especially pay attention to the phases of the moon and the month of Ramadan. So he says the moon goes through phases, and he talks about the sun and then he adds one statement, he says, the shampoo yamba de la cama What are they lose
the sun, it's not a it's not appropriate for the sun to get ahead of the moon.
And the night cannot come before the day what can learn for the genius behind every one of them has their place, they are moving in their own place. Everything has its own job. The story right before was messengers have their own job. And followers have their own job. And now unless it's just like that, what has their own job? The sun has its own job and the moon has its own job. So now as we come to the city of Los Angeles, why is this so powerful?
Our messenger RNA subtle Salaam and Soto,
Allah azza wa jal was describing him, he was talking to him and telling him what role he has to play in that our son Akasha hidden, MOBA Shirin whenever the urine was Darian Illallah he believed he was urogen muneera. Allah says about the messenger on a subtle cylinder he plays multiple roles. But at the end of those roles, Allah describes our messenger with a unique word. He calls him say Raja muneera, a lamp, a lamp that gives light and illuminates other things. A lamp that shines shines light on other things and illuminates them. Now here's the thing about that the word Suraj in the Quran is used for the sun.
It's used for the sun, which is Raja Mahajan. Our messenger I think sotto Salaam is being compared to what the sun solar scene says the sun has its own job and the moon has its own job. Now when our messenger is being compared to the sun, what does that mean? When the messenger came sallallahu alayhi wasallam and you were in his presence, there is no possibility that you will not be exposed to light. There is no possibility. There's no possibility that darkness will not go away because the sun has arrived. But Allah azza wa jal decree is that the sun will not stay in the sky forever. The sun goes away. And when the sun goes away, Whose turn is it? It's the monster. Our messenger
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is no longer with us. But who's still here. We're still here. And by the way, the sun, the sun is in the commanding position, and the moon is a follower. Now we even know that scientifically, the moon is simply a follower pulled all of all of these planets and their their moons are forced into the gravitational field of the sun. And the only reason the moon has any light is because it reflects the light of the sun. So we are living in dark times. We are like the believers, we're living in dark times, and we are being compared to the moon. And the only light we have. The only light we have is the light shining on us through the darkness that actually
originates from where, from the sun from this little loss of a loved one. It was Hello, the man of every believer, every believer is actually a reflection of the original teachings of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam like the sun shines on the moon.
And now think about this. Think about this. Allah azza wa jal gave us the sun and the sun does not go through phases. The sun is perfect every time. But the moon sometimes it's a full moon and sometimes it's a very weak moon. Just like the believer we don't stay the same. Allah azza wa jal described the heart of our messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the new sub beterbiev ardoch so we can make your heart firm and permanent meaning the light of the mind the light of the faith of Allah in the messengers, hearts of the Lahore animism is permanent. It's like the sun constantly burning light. When you see the sun, it's still there. When you don't see it. It's still there. It's still
shining its light on the moon. But the moon goes through phases like a believer goes through phases. And sometimes the believers the mind is so weak, you can barely find it in the sky.
But even when your faith is so so weak, no one thinks you are
Still representing the light of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. That is the, that is the when you look at the sky The next time, when you look at the sky, when you look at the moon, you're actually looking at yourself. You're looking at yourself, you're reminding yourself that Allah azza wa jal chose this oma to be around in the darkest of times, so they can reflect the light of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. With that, it'll likely be if he was Elijah Munira. What kind of responsibility does that put on you and me? You know what that does? It helps you understand what the Allahu dadan who said, he said, famously, he said, I now also know Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi
wa sallam, I am the messenger of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he taught us something about being a member of this oma, every one of us, every one of us is a representative of our messenger Allah, his Sato Salah, every one of us, when we are obeying Him, and when we are disobeying him, when we are acting the way we should and when we are acting not the way we should.
When we speak ill of others and when we speak kindly of others, when we control our eyes, and when we don't control our eyes, that whether we like it or not, we are Rif, we are supposed to be reflecting the light of Rasulullah sallallahu, Alayhi, wasallam, we carry that responsibility. And sometimes we don't do such a good job. It's not like the full moon. Sometimes it's very weak. But you know what, just because it's weak, never does it mean it disappeared. Because the way Allah decreed the moon to be when it's at its weakest, then it's time for it to rise again. rise again, our messenger would say about the believer that their email demand will go south and facade will go
up and down. Time and time, you won't feel the same reverence and strength of faith all the time. But your connection to your messenger on a subtle Salaam will strengthen your faith over and over and over again. Your job. That's our relationship with our messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. That's what he represents to us. You know, the last thing I share with you here is what why did Allah azza wa jal you know this this wisdom? What else does it mean for you and me? It actually means that allows that which I chose us, chose us to carry on the mission of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Alon knew that when Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is no longer in
this world with us the way he was with the Sahaba. When he's no longer there, it's going to be like the sun disappeared. And night came, like night came. And when night comes, there's hopelessness. There's darkness. There's fear. There's anxiety. There's ignorance. What do I mean by ignorance? In the daytime, you can find your way in nighttime you can get easily lost in the daytime the same street is safe at nighttime the same street is dangerous. In the daytime, there is life. There at nighttime, there's death, there's stillness allows those who chose this oma to be the only source of light in the darkness. When everybody else is surrounded by darkness, he chose us to be the moon. He
chose us to for people to find light and find some hope. And when they see us, they see some glimpse some glimpse of Habib Ullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam that is what you and I are supposed to be, that is what a large religion has given us, you know, inshallah, in the next time I speak about a little less a little bit more on each of them. We'll talk about one of the most powerful Ayat of the Quran, where Allah azza wa jal himself sends a lot upon the messenger Elisa to Salaam. And it's actually related to this lesson. So we'll we'll discuss that at another time. But for now, I want you to reflect and really do think that a lot what whatever signs Allah has given us, the sun, the
moon, the wind, the trees, every one of those signs behind them is a lesson behind them as a lesson. And so we never the believer will never look at the sun the same way again. The believer will never look at the moon the same way again. Now you don't have to listen to a hotbar about the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam to be reminded to say something Allahu alayhi wa sallam, these are the lookout and the sun is coming up and you say that Salalah alayhi wa sallam the next day that just the sun is now a reminder of law, civil law. So the law there is no that is the beauty of this Quran. It never once you once you embody its view, you can never escape reminder. You can never
escape reminder, and we can never escape our connection to our beloved Habib's on the law to send them May Allah azza wa jal make us all those who carry the light of our messenger Elisa to Salaam and actually reflect that light outwards so others can find their way towards that sun. barakallahu li walakum wa Hakim when a family will accompany it with the good