Channel: Sajid Ahmed Umar
Season 1 – Episode 8: Lessons from Hilf al Fudhool
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My dear brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh I welcome you all to episode eight of our series. A blast from the past Sierra in the 21st century Subhan Allah How time flies we already on episode eight and we are about to welcome the last 10 nights of Ramadan Friday night the last 10 nights begin. So tomorrow night is the last night and then
the last 10 nights of Ramadan begin the nights in which you and I have been asked to be diligent and search for the night of power May Allah subhanho wa Taala
bless us to witness the night of power and bless us to witness the great rewards that the night of power carries. I mean indeed only Allah subhanho wa Taala can bless us with this gift and bless us with the ability to witness this gift. I mean your Bellamy brothers and sisters yesterday we learned several lessons when all prizes belong to Allah He gives us the strength and the abilities to learn and it is Allah who increases our knowledge. We learned
about Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and the fact that he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the shepherd.
And we learned about the hero, the monk, the hero, the monk, and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam his encounter with him and we also learned
the wisdoms behind Allah subhanho wa Taala inspiring the MBR Allahumma salatu wa sallam to be shepherds. This was part of their training to be messengers. And we learned the importance of financial independence. And several other lessons one of the standout foot points from yesterday was that
the story term do I in the Quran can refer to
three things Firstly, it can refer to do our supplication. Secondly, it refers to any act of worship. And thirdly, it can refer to both both supplication and any act of worship, your Salah is
any form of goodness is
Allah subhanho wa Taala. Allah says in his book, and we discussed this is today wirkkala are buku, the only esta gibler and your ob has said,
observe Dora and I will answer your dua. Then Allah says in the levena, you're stuck Bureau in angry bear that he indeed those who are arrogant with regards to my worship, the scholars say the fact that align the second Ayah mentioned worship. This is a lesson two for us that are in the first ayah refers to both supplication as well as
everything that's considered worship, everything that's considered worship, right. So this is an important point for you to know, in many cases refers to application, when I say when somebody says, Can you make the app for me or you ask someone to make dua for you, or you actually say you're going to make dua, how does the law so the law says the fasting person has that goes unanswered, right? This is supplication. But in the Sharia can also mean all forms of worship. And we know this from the context of the if this was a standard food point, and I wanted to revise that point with you Just in case.
We didn't catch that particular lesson fully.
Today, my dear brothers and sisters, we want to discuss a lesson and this is the one incident from the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And this is the only incident that we will discuss
and that is an incident known as health alphacool. Health alpha bola I want you to remember this in the Arabic language alphabet, you'll understand what it means when we run through what it represents Shin al fool.
What is this incident
About during the early years of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam
there was a pact called health Alfredo. So now you know it's a pact. What does this pact about? We'll come to see insha Allah. The story behind this pact is that a man from zombied zombied in Yemen,
he came to Mecca for business and we've heard this time and time again. In previous episodes, people would visit mecca for business it was, it was the waterhole as we can say, right because of the caravan. And Zamzam. caravans would stop in Mecca. So he came from Yemen. And we know Yemen is a distance from Mecca. He came for trade. What happened when he came for trade, his merchandise was sold to a man by the name of allows even why
this man promised to pay for the merchandise he didn't pay immediately.
he refused to pay
and defaulted on payment. And he said he won't pay. So basically, he usurped this merchandise. He oppressed this person, especially since he's a foreigner. He's a foreigner. What's he going to do? I am with my people. I am with my tribe. Right. And this tribe comes from a clan that's well known. This person is a foreigner all the way from Yemen. What's he going to do? Right? He just go back empty handed. It's a win for me.
This was wrong. But this is what he did. So this person here, this person that came from Serbia, Yemen, what did he do? He
went up to a public or went and assumed a public platform. And this public platform was in the form of a mountain known as Jebel, a big codebase. And he started yelling out on the top of his voice to the Quran. He started shouting, I am oppressed in your land.
Are you people going to stand up for my rights? Or will you allow this operation to take place in your land? Right, and he spoke some emotional words, his focus on emotion words, he basically
yelled out a cry.
So when this happened, people inquired What's going on? And it became apparent to the seniors that his property has been usurped. His merchandise has been taken unfairly.
One of our one of ours has defaulted on payment, and has oppressed this person. So what happened was a group, a group from the clans of the parish, decided to come together Ben who Hashem Zahara, beltane, they came together, they had a meeting, they came together to meet, let's discuss, let's discuss this incident. And where did they meet, they met in the home of a person that was considered to be just, and
they came to an agreement that under our watch, we will never ever allow oppression to take place. This is what they did. Was this good or bad? This was good. This was good. They said under their watch, they will never ever allow operation to take place and they took him off. That's why it's called shelf.
to higher level they today, they took an oath, they promised each other that this is the agreement. Right? This is our agreement, we will stand together
and prevent oppression. You know, like now you have in the world the NATO's and you have different countries that come together and they put their put the the military mics together. Right. Right. So this was the same, well, this was similar. They put the the cloud that the clans had the united the cloud of these clans, that together we will not allow this oppression to take place and they together went to the house of allowance even while and they retrieved the merchandise and they returned it to its rightful owner. Right now Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a young boy at the time. And he says my uncle's took me with them to this particular meeting.
And the meeting was held in the house of Abdullah hibben jadad, who was a generous man at the time, and an advocate for human rights and advocates for the protection of other people. These people existed. And it's important that we discuss this because whenever we think of the courage, we think,
the worst we think there was this is praiseworthy.
See, this is praiseworthy and that's why I told you yesterday, this is a mighty lesson we will take today. Because even Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that if something like this happened after I became a prophet I would have gone to it la cama Allahu Akbar, right. This was mighty. And we learn about people such as Abdullah hubungi gang up the live in Japan and advocate for human rights and advocate for counter oppression.
These people existed
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam goes on to say I witness in the house of Abdullah bin Jetta and a pack made that I wouldn't have exchanged for the choices
and best herds.
You know, one of the most precious wealth was
certain types of herds, certain types of cattle, certain types of as he says, I would not have exchanged me going saramonic hora de la I wouldn't have exchanged
for the choices to type of has meaning for any amount of money. This is what he's saying. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying he said, it's so dear to me. What happened? What the Quran did before Prophethood what they did to me, I would never ever exchange it for anything else. This was amazing. This was praised with him. And I want you to take note of how Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is choosing his words. Who is he praising these isolators? Not so the isolators. But look at his words, he says I would not have exchanged what they did. For the best of hurts. The best of hearts, the most expensive of cattle, the most expensive of animals, I would not have exchanged it.
He's talking about these isolators sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. There's a reason why I'm highlighting these things. There are certain lessons here My dear brothers and sisters. Now
what are the lessons? This is simply in a nutshell what healthful food is, what are the lessons, many lessons from them? Firstly, remember we spoke about
giving your children responsibility. Remember that giving your children responsibility, these people are saying or Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying this happened. I was young and I was taken to it. This is the first lesson. He was taken to this mighty meeting that took place between mighty representatives of mighty tribes. You and I will say this is not a place for the young. Go and kick a soccer ball. Right? Go and play your PlayStation. Go do something else. No, he was taken. Allah inspired them to take him. Look at the training Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam received, look at his how mature he was he had to be look at the experiences he had Ray experiences
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So the first point is, it is beneficial brothers and sisters to take your children
to appointments that you consider appointments of responsibility, obviously, provided they've been brought up in such a way that they know when it's time to sit and remain silent. Because that's the nature of the environment. We're not saying bring them over and let them run have no, right. But you train them enough to know that this is a particular gathering. And this gathering requires silence. So please sit next to me, let them witness. It's good for the tarbiyah it's good for the upbringing. It's good for them to see what their father their hero, their guardian their hero is up to and they will remember it when they older. Like Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam did. He was just over
12 and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. But the historians it may have been just above top this is the I mean, in this day and age what we consider 12 year olds as what
right? But then No, they were considered to be becoming
they were considered to be becoming. We know that a number of the Allahu anhu.
During one of the battles he went through Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and sought permission to participate. He says I was 1414 seeking permission to participate because they were part of the fabric of society. Yes, they played in the head of childhood but at the same time, they were part of the fabric of society. They knew what the elders were up to, they knew what they what had what they had to become, they knew the future that their hands would have to hold. Right. And this is if you look at even you know the the mighty beasts of the jungle, take the lions for example. Take the predators for example. What do they do with the with the young they Allah. Allah
has inspired the young to practice fighting and so on and so forth. And sometimes you see they
Play fight right? To learn skills on Sundays you see the mother instigating, instigating this giving them responsibility from young, picking them up moving them into view of the hunt, and so on and so forth. Right? We'll probably witness these things when we watch certain documentaries, which grows our event in Allah subhanahu itallian, our belief and our offer Allah subhanho wa Taala as well. So this is the first lesson. We also learned from this particular lesson, my dear brothers and sisters, the importance of being just the importance of being just even when there is a case between us and our enemies. And even if we are in a situation where we have to bear testimony, and the testimony
goes against someone you and I love.
It will work against the people we love.
We learn from the story how to be just where do we learn this from? Firstly, the practice of the Quraysh against their own in returning the merchandise to its rightful owner. Secondly, from the fact that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as a prophet is praising the isolators for something good which they did. This is from being just, this is from being just and this is from the teachings of the Sharia, my dear brothers and sisters Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would mention the bad and also if they had good he would mention the good was he not the one who said in birth to live with him? me Mama caramel Allah, I have not been sent except to perfect, the most
noble of characters whose characters, the characters have the courage. He's acknowledging that yes, they are ideal it is. The majority is bad, but they have amazing qualities that I've been sent to complete. SubhanAllah isn't this from being just in speech? This is from being just in speech, that whenever we speak, once we recognize the bad and the negatives, we recognize the positives. And the first justice we learn is to be just even if it involves
our own people. someone we know a friend has made a mistake. He's oppressed somebody, a family member, a tribesmen,
your child, your spouse, your parents, speak the truth for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala this was the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and it's not strange, my dear brothers and sisters that this was his way Why? Because we know his character was the Quran. Actually, Allahu Allah. When she was asked about the character of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, she said, Ken Hulu Al Quran. His character was the Quran. And Allah subhanho wa Taala teaches this to us in the Quran. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah,
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In LA can be Matt meluna hobby or Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Oh you who have believed and oh you who believe be persistently standing firm in justice, a witness for Allah, even if it be against yourselves or your parents or your relatives, whether one is rich, or whether one is poor. Allah is more wealthy, have both. So far not personal inclination, less you'll not be just
and if you distort your testimony, or refuse to give it then Indeed, Allah is Ever with what you do acquainted. Allah knows everything that you
and Allah knows everything that you hide, and Allah knows everything that you edit and change.
And Allah subhanho wa Taala also says in his book, Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us by saying,
Yeah, you have levena Manu, kulu mean Allah He shuhada abakus Allah says, all you who have believed, be persistently standing firm for Allah.
weaknesses in justice. Allah says while I remain nachum Shana Andrew Coleman and Shana Andrew Coleman, Allah Allah Dino Dino who acabo de Taka, Allahu Akbar. Allah says, what the law in the law hubiera matamanoa Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Oh you who have believed, be persistently standing firm for Allah, witnesses injustice, and do not let the hatred of people prevent you from being just
take heed my dear brothers and sisters, especially when we see what's happening in the Muslim world, and certain injustice is taking place.
And how we speak Allah says, Let not the hatred of a people prevent you from being just air dealu be just who Acropolis taqwa This is nearer to righteousness. And this is the month of taqwa. This is where we strive to gain taqwa Allah says being just is from taqwa. Allah says what the law and fear the punishment of Allah, be God conscious of Allah. Indeed, Allah is acquainted with what you do, right? So this is Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his character was the Quran. And here the Quran speaks to Panama. In fact, when we look at the sooner we see once a Jew came to the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wasallam, a Jew, a net Muslim, and he tells the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam, he says that you Muslims also have Schick law, aka, a Jew is telling Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that the Muslims have Shin so Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam waited to hear what he had to say. Right? This is the character of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So the Jew says, you Muslims you say you say whatever Allah wills and you will and you also take oath by the carrabba.
So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took this on board. He took it on board and he advised the Ummah and he told the oma to say what Bill carrabba and he told the owner to say Masha Allah Suma, mash it in the first statement that you say is you you say Masha Allah will mash it. In the second statement was Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam corrected it by saying, say Masha, Allah, Masha, don't say what kickout wa and put in there.
So this Jew said that you Muslims, you take an oath by the karma This is sure.
To the prophets Allah because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam forbade us
from taking an oath by anything other than Allah men can you mean Billa What do you mean ask him for the apple Hi, Ron. Oh, Leo Smith. Right.
And and in another Hadith, folio, folio, Bella, right? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says whoever believes in Allah the last day should say a good word or remain silent. But the Hadith that I intended, another Hadith came out and hamdulillah we benefit from it. The editor I intended is that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
that if a person takes an oath, men can hanifin folios live below.
Only a Smith.
if my memory serves me right, I will revise it for you insha Allah that a person who takes an oath, he should only take an oath by Allah remain silent. And he says woman Hello februray de la cafaro Ashok, that the one who takes an oath by any other than Allah, then he has practiced disbelief.
And today, we need to correct a practice practice right we see it some of the youth I swear by my mother, I swear by my Father, we hear this you'd say
not so. Our gentlemen he has had it. This is what happens. Something happens in school. Did you take it because I swear on my mother's life on my mother's life. I swear by my grandparents grave. I didn't do it. This is wrong. We have to teach our youth. In fact we have another evil brothers and sisters that we must mention when we discuss this.
we have another evil
which is people think for example, fingers crossed. This is what people say Muslims I've heard Muslim say this touchwood touchwood and Fingers crossed. Allah He I've heard Muslims say this. They don't know what they say.
Hello, understand? He says everything okay? To say touchwood everything's okay. So let's hope it works. It says Fingers crossed.
It works. Do you know what you're saying? What is Fingers crossed means? it. Basically it's really referencing Jesus Christ being crucified on the cross. And touchwood refers to what I've been told the crosses that people would wear around their neck was made out of wood. And for to avert any difficulty people would hold the wood would hold the cross, which is made out of wood touchwood Muslims need to be aware. So Pamela, these words shouldn't come out of a Muslims life, my mouth, my dear brothers and sisters, we need to be aware. And we need to educate people when they say this, that this is wrong. This is wrong. You shouldn't say this. seek forgiveness from Allah. Yes, if
you're ignorant and you didn't know, then it's not a you're not sinful, but you you are sinful for not finding out, you are sinful for literally leaving yourself prone to accepting practices such as these, leaving your aqeedah yo yo your knowledge of Islamic belief so weak, we have a responsibility. This is from the knowledge that every Muslim needs to know this is not from the knowledge that is specific to the scholars, you must understand this. Yes, yes. When when the scholars say seeking knowledge is part of the key fire. It's a, it's a communal obligation, meaning if certain elements in society go and learn it obligation is lifted off or lifted off the rest, they
referring to a segment of knowledge, because knowledge is of two types, none of which every Muslim has to know. And that is compulsory upon every Muslim is not a community or communal obligation. It's compulsory upon everybody. And then we have
knowledge, which suffices if members of the community go in and learn it like the element whereby then the layman or the lady can go to them to the scholars or the clergy and seek clarity when they need that knowledge. That's fine. But there are certain knowledge which is compulsory on all of us. This is from that knowledge, my dear brothers and sisters, if you don't learn it, you sinful you sinful. Yes, you might say, I didn't know. So I'm forgiven. I'm excused. You're excused but insha Allah but you sinful for not making the effort seek forgiveness for that as well. And this should inspire us brothers and sisters to really really really,
you know, make it a point in our lives to go and study Islamic theology properly, at least the basics that which we need to know I'm not talking about the the the the extended matters like refutations and so on and so forth. Yes, that can remain with the scholars but that which keeps you found keeps you founded upon the straight path
and keeps your practices sound as well. You have to know this. This is a footnote for today by the way, we have to have our footnotes every day. So Allah Subhana Hua, tell, or this Jew, he went to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and say they have schilke they swear by the character. So the Prophet said don't swear by the Kaaba but say what Bill Kava I swear by the Lord of the Kaaba. Then he said that they say matter of our machines, as Allah wanted and you wanted when something goes in your favor. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam corrected them, because wow in the Arabic language
to them, there being two matches
of say, of the same presence in the sentence, what's before the law and what's after the one allies? Allah subhanho wa Taala is the Almighty. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said don't use while eustoma Masha Allah sumesh it first it was the will of Allah and then what you desired and then not and what you desired and then what you desired. Right? It drops you it drops you a level so Allah subhanho wa Taala there's no partners with Allah subhanho wa Taala if you wanted something and Allah didn't, it would have never happened.
But when you say what Allah wanted in what you wanted, it gives the impression that it happened because you wanted it. Even if Allah subhanho wa Taala did not will it so this is wrong? Does that make sense? Brothers and sisters, right? Does it make sense? So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us to say what Allah willed and then what we desired,
but what we desire means nothing if Allah subhanho wa Taala does not will it
will be bad, as we heard in the solid allies, the irresistible
allies in control of everything
subhanho wa Taala.
So we learn from these lessons to be just this is very important. Brothers and sisters, we need to benchmark ourselves against this lesson how just are we in our lives? How just are we Firstly, we have an issue when we speak. we generalize this is not from being just we generalize you know, these people there
Like this, no, not everyone is like that.
Not everyone is like that. Social media, everybody's venting this nation. Now it's not this nation. It's a group, it's a select few, be just in what you say, be just in what you say. Secondly, we see in society, people who might be jealous of somebody, or somebody who might have made a mistake. And now you've taken an issue with this person, somebody else comes and praises them mentioned some good which they have done. And in fact, it is good. But you come out negative, you try and bring that good down. Why? Because of this prejudice that you have against this person or this jealousy, it could be prejudice, or it could be an issue because they've made a mistake in the past. So you don't
want to see anybody say any good about them. You might not know it, but you have a tendency of always putting them down. Somebody praises them, and you come up with nine It's not like that. There's nothing special. There's no special you know, somebody else they did it like this. You know what he did? I could have done it with my eyes closed. Right? This is wrong. This is wrong. If the if this person has made a mistake, he's made a mistake. And now he's done something good. Acknowledge the good here Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught us a lot about idolatry and, and the evils of disbelief in the hereafter. And, and and the reality of the courage. But here we
see embracing the courage sallallahu alayhi wasallam. This was a point worth praising he praised it. This is from being just my dear brothers and sisters. So benchmark yourselves against this. Where do we live with these two scenarios that upset when people praise others? And we have an issue with them? How do we respond?
Ask yourself. And if it's not right, you have a problem. There's some you have an oppressive nature, you got to fix it. oppression is not just dropping bombs on innocent people. It's of many types. Right? Right. And charity begins at home. You want to fix oppression in the world, fix the oppression within yourself first, and become a just person first. Right? So this is what we lead. And brothers and sisters in terms of just speech and unjust speech. Then today Subhanallah we see a sickness.
In Shanghai it's a small say in Shanghai. It's it's amidst the sicknesses amidst a small group of people, but it's where they criticize the duet, and where they criticize the scholars. And where they they criticize the AMA, and they criticize the Imams. The man made a mistake is not infallible. He's a human being. What happens we start running around the community. You need to stop going to this Masjid, we need to stop going to this dance. We need to stop listening to this person. This person has this mistake and that mistake and so on and so forth. You know those people you know the Warner Brothers
everyone knows the Warner Brothers or
not that Warner Brothers that you thinking about?
Right? We need to be careful brothers and sisters. You guys caught on late You guys are slow I don't know what's going on. He didn't he didn't have if there was just a Melbourne thing
I'm sure our brother then it was the Warner Brothers.
Right We start warning running around society being unjust in our speech, the person has 99% good 1% is a mistake.
And we running around making as if this person is 100% bad Subhan Allah and then we try and justify it. And we say you see the scholars of Hadith. They had this thing called Joshua de la Akbar. Now you become a big scholar now Masha, Allah, right, Jarvis deal. They say this is from the from the science of hygiene,
where we endorse people.
And with regards to others, we mentioned their false so people know where to take the knowledge from and where not to, yeah, how in our lapworth, illa Billah. Java tidy, this is a science stop belittling the science. This was a science and it worked because of necessity to look after the message of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And even the way it was done, it was done in a scholarly way, in an academic way. With the adapt the man has the morals, the etiquettes don't take something so noble and so precious and applied to your oppression. This is even this is also oppression. When you what is justice, Justice is putting the right thing in the right place.
oppression is taking something and putting it in the wrong place. Right. So when you take something so noble and applied
to your misguidance and mistake, then this is taking something and putting it in the wrong in the wrong place. This is another oppression.
We need to look after our tongues brothers and sisters and we need to look after our hearts we need to be just I'm not saying that if somebody has an established mistake and a scholar says look so and so he's a good speaker but
He has one or two issues, these issues be very off. Right? You've heard it from a scholar, you came to a community and you educating this community, that's fine.
But what did I say you educating them you're not causing fitna the difference between educating that so and so has a mistake. Right? This is his mistake, you come with the proper etiquettes.
But you know what, in 99% of his message is good benefit from him this issue here, perhaps, don't listen to it, but take it from another teacher. He has like weakness in it, that's fine. But when you go about unjustly criticizing the person, making them public enemy number one, you got to fear Allah subhanho wa Taala. You got to fear Allah subhanho wa Taala. And so once again, don't get me wrong. I'm not saying we shouldn't highlight a mistake if there is most definitely a mistake. But understand, be fair when you do it, and look after the manners, the morals and etickets this was from the way of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Another scenario can be shared with your brothers and sisters here.
And that is sometimes we have a person who is misguided, like the kurush. And then something good comes from them. And we shoot it down. Why? Because of its origin, because of its origin. healthful food teaches us that this is wrong. healthful food teaches us that this is wrong. If the person said something that was beneficial, and they Sherry I supports it. It doesn't contradict the Sharia. And this is the most evil person around we don't shoot what he said down because he is the most evil person around. We separate between what he said and him as a human being. This is from being just as well. So take heed my dear brothers and sisters YOLO subhanho wa Taala forgive us. And we Allah
subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding me I mean, you're humble and me.
This is the month of taqwa. By the way my dear brothers and sisters and from the means of acquiring taqwa is by looking after your tongue. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you are Latina am an otaku la wa kulu Colin sadita Oh you believe? Oh, you who believe. Be God conscious of Allah be people of taqwa. How can you be a person of taqwa? wakulla, Poland sediba and say a word which is upright and has no crookedness in it. Corner spade a spade, and in Africa as we say, not a big spoon.
call a spade a spade and not a a big spoon. There should be no crookedness in your speech, be straight, be straight. waku Colin sadita this is from the means of acquiring taco May Allah make us the people of taco me. We also learned brothers and sisters, from this great event.
During the life of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the importance of being the first helpers of every proactive effort, even if the initiator of the effort is a non Muslim.
Even if pay attention to this, especially we we live in we're a Muslim minority. Right? We under the patronage of a country that that looks after us as Muslims as well. They've allowed us Mashallah, to have this masala to praise Allah and worship Allah subhanho wa Taala and have talks like like these. Not so has Australia not allowed that. Right. And that's why as Muslims we should, we should be the first people to thank not take it for granted.
This is the mercy from Allah subhanho wa Taala that we can do it and it's Allah who inspires, but we should also thank, you know, how we get together and write petitions. To combat oppression, we should also get together 100,000 200,000 thank you letters, and send it to the government. Thank them for allowing us safe passage into the country, allowing us security in our state, allowing us job opportunity, right, allowing us to play Joomla Subhan Allah the commercial full the STDs on Joomla. The first Joomla Joomla I had was last week that the crowds were going out of out of the out of the venue. Right? People come and pray and hamdulillah we can have talks such as these. Right?
You should think you should get 200,000 letters together and show the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The problem is good people don't want to show the good. And people who've gone astray May Allah guide us all. They do what they do misrepresent Islam, and what happens.
People don't know any good to refer this bad or to benchmark this bad again.
We haven't given them anything. We haven't shown them anything about Islam.
So we learn from healthful food, that when something good happens, even if a non Muslim initiates it, go forward and support it with your time, with your wealth with your energies, go and support it. How do we learn this? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself said, after he became a prophet, if this had to happen again, I would go, I would support it. Allahu Akbar, initiative of the nun was isolators. He says, I will support it, because this is good. This is good. Chi Rahim Allah in no time, I want to back up my statement in case somebody says, Who is this person speaking, we hearing something strange. Unfortunately, to some of us, it's strange that many of us think
like this. Right? Time says Rahim, Allah, this is a rough translation for you, that we should help and support the work which the Sharia is a supporter of even if it is done by isolators, even if it is done by people of visa, even if it is done by sinners, and even if it is done by people who are known to be oppressors, if they do some form of work, that the Sharia supports and considers to be sacred, you should be there to support it, not supporting their sin, not supporting their disbelief, not supporting the idolatry, not supporting the oppression, but supporting the good work that they're doing. That is being just what you separate between them.
And that which has been done.
And if we need convincing. See the books at Alma add volume three page 303. I just came to know recently that it's there. There's a
pretty full translation of sad and mad and it's sold in a bookshop in Sydney. Right four volumes been translated. They've just left out the poetry and slightly abridged, right, read it. Learn about Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Especially now My dear brothers and sisters, we're lucky we live in an age of confusion. We live in an age of confusion. This is I don't want to get into details is beyond the scope of this classroom to talk about what's happening right now in the Middle East and so on and so forth. It's beyond the scope of this classroom.
But we this is the time when we need to learn. Learn the series of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam learn what he taught us with regards to fitna with regards to fitness and what is fitna? What is fitna when you can't differentiate between right and wrong and what you should do. The books of Hadith have dedicated chapters dedicated towards towards Phaeton, trial and tribulation, and the Muslims position from this trial and tribulation, what is expected of them. This is not a time to be opening, our mouths yapping away, speaking from emotion, claiming things to be right and wrong, based on emotion and no evidence. This is not the time for that my dear brothers and sisters, this
is the time when we keep silent and let the scholars guide us.
This is what we this is the time to do so brothers and sisters. It's beyond the scope of the classroom but I don't want to go in but since we have a slight correlation towards saying
it mandates that a little bit is set. Right? It mandates that a little bit. He said this is the time to learn what does allow and of me in this time, I am a Muslim, submitted to the will of Allah not to to my emotion, not to my ego, not to society, not to peer pressure, who I am a servant of Allah Islam refer Yes, we say peace it means peace. But it also means is this lamp to submit to the will of Allah in the second that you are in. What does Allah expect of me in the second and some of us who have never stopped commenting on matters, work the matters as if our made us representatives of these matters and placed the obligation on speaking about them on our shoulders. Allahu Akbar, you
know what a mighty weight it is to speak about these matters, and how answerable you will be in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala if you said a word without knowledge, so I speak if you know the repercussion of your speech fell fully coherent, Alia Smith whoever believes in Allah in the last day mercy a good word, or remain silent? Take heed my dear brothers and sisters, this is of utmost importance. Now, when we learn how Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has taught us to stand up for those proactive efforts, those actives with those efforts, which to Sherry are considered sacred.
Even if when a Muslim does it? What about when a Muslim does it? What about my dear brothers and sisters, when a Muslim organization is doing that which the Sharia considers to be sacred? What should be your position and my position from this?
How many times do we see today
The organization has to come and beg brothers and sisters help us. brothers sisters help us.
Then we pledge we say, Okay, and then we don't follow through with the pledge. They call you up a few months later Brother, you pledge this pledge. Now I've changed my mind. You know, things are tough, and so on and so forth.
Shouldn't we be celebrating the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And going forward and asking them what help do you need before they ask for help?
For the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Right. How many times fundraisers have to happen? How many times and how many times and how many times how many times do you have to see after the Juma program after this program after that program brothers come forward assist brothers come forward assist brothers come forward assist.
Lakota Canada confused Rasulullah he was swatted hacer la. You have in your messenger, the Messenger of Allah the perfect example the perfect pattern, the perfect role model. This is who he was brothers and sisters.
You know, brothers and sisters.
life wasn't meant to be so this comfortable.
It wasn't meant to be this competition. You know, you get what I'm saying. It's not it wasn't meant to be just about you and your wife and your kids and the school fees is paid and the bills are paid. And I have a job. Like I have a nice car comfortable car, I go to work, I come home, I'm relaxed. Everything is hunky dory. Right? I'm saying hunky dory because the fish shop here in Melbourne is well known right?
Everything is well.
And comfortable. wife's comfortable.
My name is suffering doesn't bother me. In fact, I won't even try and look as long as this sphere of influence of mine is okay. So my problem, the no care attitude, the no care attitude. I went to the UK once. And I heard a statement.
I can't be asked
whether it's proper English or not, it's something else but I understood what the person was saying. You know, what somebody's saying?
Can you do this and I can't be asked
I'm saying it a bit better way I pronounce the T but you know the T is get, you know, I can't be asked you know?
This is not the speech of a Muslim. This is not the speech of him. I can't be asked Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Do you? Do you think gender is cheap? Did you not hear Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam say Allah Azza La Jolla. The merchandise of Allah is expensive. Did you not hear that? The merchandise of a lie is expensive. It requires you to come in the cold in the dark of the right to the masjid. and observe the salah
and the Quran, it requires you to put cold water on your hands, even though you dislike it. It requires you to give yourself even though you are attached to it. It requires it requires the merchandise of our life is not cheap. I can't be asked, Are you guaranteed gender that you can't be asked? Me Allah forgive us.
We are selfish brothers and sisters. We are selfish. You know the kurush isolators. But what did they show? selflessness not selfishness. They made somebody else's problem their problem? And what did they do? An entire pact an entire constitution came about because one person was oppressed La ilaha illAllah. What about you and I today? How many oppressions do we allow to happen? How many will we allow it to happen? Before we stand up and say in the 21st century, enough is enough. Enough is enough. We need to stand up against this. This is oppression with the Islamic etiquettes morals, manners, of course. But we got to stand up this is my problem. If I'm sleeping comfortably at night
and these problems exist, there's something wrong with me cry to Allah tend to Allah. Is this the way your parents brought you up? I hate to think so. If this is your case, then you've also done an injustice to the honor of the upbringing that your parents gave you. Because I don't think any parent will bring up their child to be selfless, to be selfish. Rather, they bring them up to be self selfless. They teach their values. This was the way of the MBA and he was Salatu was Salam. We love for our brother, let me know how you can learn if you truly believe none of you truly believe.
Until he loves what his brother what he loves for himself. here Allah, Allah Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam What an amazing teacher. He was.
And how deflated are we May Allah forgive us for a lie? We have been given our messenger his Huck, we have to lie even when we say his name, how many things from Allahu alayhi wa sallam even in saying sallallahu alayhi wa sallam which is a right from his rights. Allah has. Allah has made it compulsory upon us to say sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when the term Mohammed he said, How many of us practices right of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Remember the other day I said, brothers and sisters, you know what our problem is? We have data. We don't have informed knowledge. We have data, raw information is not knowledge. We say Mohammed Rasulullah Muhammad Rasulullah, Muhammad
Rasulullah You know, it is on the tongue. It hasn't crossed the collarbones. It hasn't gone into the heart. Our actions do not show Muhammad Rasul Allah, our speech does not show Muhammad Rasulullah we are not walking the talk brothers and sisters. What does Muhammad Rasulullah mean? What does it mean? It means I will be on this earth the way Allah wants me to be as taught to me by Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam This is your homework today, my dear brothers and sisters, go home and ask yourself, get a big sheet of paper and ask yourself, Am I in this world, as per the teaching of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam and thus be true to the first part of the Shahada, La ilaha illa
Allah Lam Abu Dhabi hockin illa Allah that there is no one worthy of worship besides one Allah because Allah He for you to do justice to La ilaha illa Allah, you need to give due diligence to Muhammad Rasul Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah wants us to be in this world, as he wants us to be here. He wants us to worship Him as He wants to be worshipped. And by Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala deserves to be worshipped the way he wants to be worshipped. Don't think for one minute, my dear brothers and sisters, that your sujood is going to increase the majesty of Allah and your sin is going to decrease the majesty of Allah. Absolutely not. Allahu Akbar. Allah is the Greatest and
Allah is greater than everything. Allah is perfect from ever and is perfect forever. Your sujood doesn't mean anything to Allah.
He will always be great whether you worship him or you don't, and he never needed you to worship Him. For him to be Allah. He never needed you to seek forgiveness for him to be the merciful he never needed to create you. For him to be known as alcoholic. He was the creator before he created he was the most merciful before he showered mercy, he was the most forgiving before he forgave Allah subhanho wa Taala perfect from ever and perfect forever. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding. This is the lesson, my dear brothers and sisters, inshallah, I hope to see you all tomorrow. And we'll take another lesson from the lessons that we find from the life of Rasulullah
sallallahu alayhi wasallam. I told you, we're not storytelling, we want to extract and see what matters to us here in the 21st century and I re iterate what I have left out is far more than what I have shared. We only have 45 minutes to an hour brothers and sisters, only 45 minutes to an hour. Right? And this is not the biography of any ordinary man. I love you all for the sake of Allah. Everything correct said is from Allah subhanho wa Taala and he's perfect. And any mistakes are from myself and shavon and I seek Allah subhanho wa Taala as forgiveness May Allah preserve us in his obedience and forgive our past and gather us together to learn more from the life of Rasulullah
sallallahu alayhi wasallam and gather us underneath his out from the day of pm after we pass away and get us in Jana was Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam so we can tell Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam of the fun times we had during the nights of Ramadan in the year 2014 learning about him and his life and how he benefited us. Hundreds of years later Salalah alayhi wa Sallim wa sallahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad Ali he was a big marine. So Hannah will become the subhanak Allahumma will be having the connection to Allah Allah hi land. Mr. Furukawa to blue lake wa salam o Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh