When Miracles Defy Logic – Ramadan Reminder

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Omar Suleiman

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pauwela tonight, which sort of did we start with?

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sorbitol is and by the way, before I say anything, we can't talk about sort of Islam and the blessings of an oxheart without paying attention to what's happening in the Luxor right now. Where you have death squads that are going state sanction by an oppressive regime and chanting death to Arabs and continuing to oppress our brothers and sisters. There's something Allah subhanaw taala liberate Al Aqsa, may Allah subhana wa tada empower our brothers and sisters and Philistine to overcome their oppressor Allah Ameen. Now, here's what I want to talk about. It is very easy for us 1400 years later, when we hear the stories of these miracles that took place with our beloved

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Prophet sallallahu sallam, and with the prophets that came before him to say that had we been there, we would have believed that to right away we would have, without any reservation accepted what has come to us through him sallallahu wasallam. But the journey of an Israelite when we launch was different. When the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam came back from that journey, and in the midst of all of the mockery and the vulnerable position that he was already in sallallahu wasallam says that Allah took him from Mecca to Jerusalem to the heavens and back all in one night.

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A lot of people had a hard time with that. Some of the Muslims wish that the prophets lie some hadn't said that because it increased the mockery of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam and the early believers and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam stood there with full confidence and certainty and narrated what had happened to him and what he saw. And we know that Abu Bakr radi Allahu taala and who believed him without reservation while the Allahu taala and who was so deep and he is the truthful one who believes the profit side so I'm always without reservation. Now the profit side son was tested questions right? And he was able to answer all of these questions that prove that he did

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indeed go on that journey things on the way things within Jerusalem migrations and movements that were taking place he was able to describe it precisely Salalah honey who was selected as he saw it on that night, but here's the thing what the double bucket will do a lot of time who answer when they told a bucket will be a lot of time and what the profit slice I'm set actually want to hear some hands because see some hands because there were a few things that I will back at will the alarm was set. So Can anyone tell me?

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If he said it, he's telling the truth. That's one. He said something else too, by the way?

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Does anyone know?

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Yeah.

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May Allah bless you exactly lockout. A lot of people don't pay attention to the second part of Welbeck at all the last time it was said, I believe him when he says that he receives revelation from the Lord of the heavens in the earth in an instance. And that's a far greater miracle than this. Why is this one causing you such disturbance? And that's what I want to talk about today. Why was that one causing you disturbance even early Muslims that believed the Quran that believed he was a messenger of Allah? Why the idea that he was taken from Mecca to Jerusalem to the heavens and back in one night? Why does that cause you disturbance, the Quran is a much greater miracle than that the

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Lord of the heavens and the earth descends upon him in an instance. That's what I want to talk about. And Subhana Allah, throughout the next few Sutras, you have these miracles that defy logic, physical dimensions, how is it that a group of people slept in a cave for all of those years and then woke up? The human body doesn't do that, right. Were they in a coma, we have to find a way to medically explain the possibility of those hobbled calf. Oh, yeah, judging by Jewish I don't see them on Google Maps. How do we figure out a way to make this a metaphor? Oh, are you citing his setup? without a father, a virgin birth of Jesus peace be upon him? No, wait, that doesn't make

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sense. Maybe there is something else maybe there's another meaning a dimension that we have to bring up with the philosophy and rationalize How are you Saudi? Saddam was born to just a mother because otherwise it can't make sense. The sheer physical reality is Saddam was nine years old, asking Allah for a child, what nine years old, a nine year old man saying, grant me a child. How does that make sense? I can't physically come to terms with this little cognate and, and creating putting this barrier up. None of it physically makes sense. It defies my logic in terms of

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physical dimensions. And there is something very profound about what's taking place in these next few chapters. Because mostly it has said, I'm splitting the read, see all of them coming one after the other miracles, that if they were to happen in front of us, we would not know how to come to terms with it, and perhaps we would deny them. Why is that? And so Pamela, we find that a lot connects the inability to believe in miracles from him that defy our physical norms to belief in the hereafter to belief in the author. Remember the very beginning of the Quran, and levina you're gonna believe those who believe in the unseen you know what Allah says inserted? His thoughts are very

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powerful verse. It's verse 45, where Allah subhana wa tada says, when the prophets lie some reads the poor answer them, john, banging a cat, what Bane alladhina lie You mean on a bill affynity Hey, Java, mistura to powerful verse, When you read the Quran to them on messenger of Allah, a barrier is placed between you and those that don't believe in the hereafter. It's like a job is between them, because they can't come to terms with the idea of the Hereafter, either. It's not what could not to Rama, what Ivana, we're done, we become dirt and bones, and then in another zone, and then we come back to life. How does that work? Because you have to make it make sense to me, right? Make it make

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sense to me make these miracles make sense to me. Okay. And the same barrier that would be in us to cause a skepticism with the miracles is the same barrier that would cause us skepticism with the hero. And that's why Allah specified, we put a barrier between you and those who don't believe in the axiom, if they have a hard time with the Hereafter, how are they going to believe that something miraculous is happening around them in real time? Of course they can't believe it. Madame it has saddam gives birth theories it has set up these people that are scholars of the Scripture that claim to believe in God and they see money um, it has Salaam carrying a Saudi has saddam. Yeah, Maria, how

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could you do this? How could you bring this forth now called the T shirt and firrea they can't see it. It doesn't make sense. You know, we can talk about some miracles that are in around that we already don't, you know, interact with but but no, but but sleep and time and space. And these things become very difficult for us to swallow. And so Pamela, at the end of the day, what is the loss of Hannah Montana State to his equity, it is set up who just asked the loss of Hannah Montana for a child and allow responds right away and says to a nine year old man whose wife was never able to give birth. Not only do you have your child, here's his name, and here are His qualities, and

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your wife was already pregnant.

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As a kid, he already has set up the Enya Cooney without wait. Yeah, Allah, how's that going to happen? zecharia was not questioning Allah, there's a difference between his skepticism. It's not skepticism. It's shock. For us. It could be skepticism. presentity it Sam, he's not questioning his Lord. He's like, how is this going to even happen? What is the law response? chaotic? I said, so

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it's going to happen because I said so. I control time and space. I control when and how you don't worry about that part. I set so chaotic Mario Monti has set on says yeah, Allah. I'm gonna have a child. I'm not even married. I've never been touched by a man. Look how she responded to Djibouti in it his Salaam. Stay back in Quinta. Takia fear Allah and get away from me. I'm worshiping Allah, I don't talk to men. And now I have a child. How Ya Allah to that ik I said so.

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There is no such thing as easy or easier or harder, harder with Allah. It's just cadaveric Allah says, and it is Quinn, fe a coin B and it is. And when we are reading about these things, sometimes there's a disease in our email in our faith to where we can believe something that's improbable, but not impossible by our standards. And a loss of kind of what's gonna cause us to overcome the you know how that skepticism starts to creep in sometimes you read some fifth books, some pita books and you say, you know what, this doesn't make sense to me. My logic is greater than what the Quran and the Sunnah say. So I'm going to come up with some modern answer, to undermine the Scripture,

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undermine the text, undermine the Quran and the Sunnah because you know, the dimensions. It all has to fit with my dimensions with my thinking. And Allah subhanho Tada says, know your place

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Your dimensions have no relevance to Allah subhanaw taala has dominion, your perception has no relevance to lost power, know your place and call upon the Lord who worked to these miracles that seemingly defied logic.

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And understand that Allah subhana wa tada has that same power with you. Does that mean that you know you're going to see things happen in front of you that are not going to make sense to Pamela, what it does mean what we all do know is that when we put bodies into the ground, and they decay, and the bodies become nothing but a few bones

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eaten by this earth, that the people that were put in those graves are fully preserved, and that they and US will be raised back in our full beings, and that there is a hero and we believe in that hereafter. And we believe in the way that things will transpire. That is a barrier to our faith when we start trying to subject Allah and His Messenger sallallahu it was something to us. You have to overcome it. We have to overcome it. alladhina manana believe, we believe in the unseen we have no issues in our heart. When we read anything in the Quran. We believe the Prophet slicin I'm went to Jerusalem and heavens and came back and one day, we believe that Jesus peace be upon him that a

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Saudi snom was born to a virgin mother. We believe that most of it his Salaam staff, turned into a snake and consumed all of the snakes of the Sahara, the magician's of Fidel, we have no issues with that. It does not cause us any issue in our eemaan because you know what, what's more miraculous than all of that? Is this the fact that we're all here talking and intelligent beings and that we live in a world of intelligent design?

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Shouldn't that be a creator that put that all together? And that we've we have seen we've seen babies, right come from nothing and come up and rise to be beings like us? Isn't that a miracle from Allah? subhana wa tada? Why is it logical? Because it's familiar to us. Because it makes sense to us because we've already seen it happen so many times that it's no longer really that miraculous. Don't subject Allah subhanho wa Taala to that and put yourself in the place of apobec all the time. Who not for a moment, not for a moment talla even to breed Allah His Salaam on the way back when the prophets lie, Selim was on his way back and I'll end with this because you have to put yourself in

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those situations and think what would I have done? What would I have said how would I have reacted? Well, Sula Sai Salaam saw what he saw. And he's telling about Becca he's telling Djibouti right he Salaam on the weight back on the journey says he had to breathe. No one's going to believe me to breathe it his Salaam says yes to coca acidic just to coca abubaker Rojas, Abubakar will believe you,

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as if to say, Allah already knows. And Allah subhanaw taala will make something of this. And you will have people that maybe when they have some reservations, some hesitation, but then at the end of the day, they'll think about and they'll say yes, he is the Messenger of Allah. We've already seen so many miracles transpire from him. But by the way, watch how awful bucket response I will back at all the law and who did not hear from the Prophet slice on them. First, he heard the mockery first, you know, that even makes it more improbable, right? You hear what your friend is saying? You hear what he's saying? He's, he's a madman. He's claiming this. He's claiming he went to Jerusalem

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in the heavens and came back in one day, I bet could have said so.

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So what you think that shakes me? If he said it, he's telling the truth. But how could it be? I believe that comes to him. In an instance, Allah, the Lord of the heavens and the earth speaks to him in an instance. That's much harder to believe if you're trying to judge in the state of miracles. May Allah put our heart at ease with everything, everything, everything that Allah Subhana Allah has revealed to us through our beloved messenger sallallahu sallam. May Allah put no reservation, no hesitation, no doubt in our heart. When we come across what Allah and His Messenger sallallahu Sallam have revealed, may Allah subhanho wa Taala allow us to also be in that miraculous

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place. That place that though we can't see it, we believe in it of genesis for the dose and the companionship of our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and May Allah subhana wa tada liberate that blessing place of inputs from those that occupy it and from those that oppress and cause corruption within its allotment. I mean, does that mean more federal, so many more consulting accounts?