Seerah S4 E09 – Story Part 4 Lessons from the Battle of the Confederates – al Khandaq
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smilla rahmanir rahim hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa bikina styrene one recently on the salamander heitman labin Nabina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa seldom at the Sleeman kathira lamb Dean, my bad. Frobisher, actually surgery was really angry while you look at that, and believe me, you have Kahu Cody, or praise belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala and we request praises and blessings upon the final messenger, Muhammad Ali Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, to my dearest brothers and sisters in Islam. I pray you all doing phenomenally well, and I greet you with the greetings of Islam, the greetings of peace and the greetings of the people of paradise. Sara mala hear it come
off my two who are Baraka to me the Peace and blessings from Allah subhanho wa Taala be upon you all.
For those who managed to watch, take two of episode eight members panatela bless you all. And for those who didn't. Well, I do want to let you know from the outset of this discussion today that there was a take to again, I apologize for the sound issues. In our normal scheduling yesterday. With regards to episode eight, there was a problem with the streaming service, they have apologized and it has thus been rectified. And last night around 11pm maccha time 9pm UK time I retort session eight so you can find it on on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter. Okay, and welcome to the law. I am confident that the sound issues or there's no sound issues currently because Mashallah, I don't
see anything in the chat. And I do want to offer a second apology. A little secret when I started today's session, everything was fine, except that my mic was on mute. That's how you might have seen my mouth moving and me presenting without any sound coming through. But Alhamdulillah I did
pick it up early vanilla Hill Hampton. I guess it's from the jitters of what happened yesterday. So welcome brothers and sisters in Islam to episode nine season four blast from the past Syrah in the 21st century. And this is episode nine. And also, it is segment four really of our time with the Battle of the Confederate civil, it was a massive affair as you can imagine. And as promised, at the end of yesterday's session, we do want to start today's session tapping into or taking a pit stop from the story we are far from the end of the story. Even though I am summarizing, and just focusing on points that I want to extract lessons from, we do have much of the story to go. But I do want to
take this moment to create a pitstop and also tap into the lesson so that at least the you know the portions of the story are fresh in our minds as we take these lessons. So let's start with lessons today from the portions of the story we've taken thus far. And then be lucky to Allah, we will continue with the events of the Battle of the Confederate
brothers and sisters in Islam in terms of just one second here. In terms of the lessons, let's kick off with the first most obvious lesson and that is SubhanAllah. How falsehood how falsehood can actually be one entire religion? How falsehood can actually be one entire religion. Now what do I mean by that? Well, this point that I'm sharing with you is taken from how Balu navair who are from the People of the Book. They were from the followers of Moosa how they went to the idolaters
The kurush and then praised the the way of the kurush. And highlighted that vague way is better than the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Right. And we spoke about this, how they were ready to sell their dounia. And they were also well, they were even ready to sell the religion, they were ready to sell the life of this world in terms of giving up the harvest and so on and so forth. But they were also ready to sell their religion and obviously, they were upon falsehood and falsehood is one religion. falsehood is one religion. Yes, falsehood is a different levels of intensity, but at the end of the day, they share the common denominator, that they are all falsehood, right.
Those who followed Musa alayhis salam, they were upon guidance, until they denied Isa at his Salah. And had they accepted Isa Allah He salam, Allah would have rewarded them to rewards the rewards for following Mussa and the rewards of following ERISA. Because that was the rule of Allah subhanho wa Taala, that when Isa came when people accepted Risa as the Prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala, those who accepted Risa they became the guided people, and those who denied him they became misguided and upon falsehood. But when the people who follow the ISA refused to follow Muhammad, then they also fell upon falsehood and became misguided because the message of Risa was that they follow Muhammad
sallallahu alayhi wasallam, as was the message of Musa as well, that when the next messenger comes, you follow that messenger, that is the rule of Allah subhanho wa Taala. But we see the Jews denying riesa and then the Christians denying Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and along with them, the Jews and we, we know that the Jews had knowledge of the coming of a prophet, thus they settled in this region. But when they found that this prophet wasn't from them, but it was from the Arabs, they chose to renew their enmity with him, to the extent that they're willing to even sell off whatever little guidance that still remained with them, when they went to the operation said that your way is
better than the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, even though they knew that the way that their way in the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is far more closer to each other, in comparison to the isolators being compared with the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So understand this brothers and sisters in a snap, that yes, you might have a circumstance and situation where people are different, but they are united upon falsehood. And when they take the truth to be the enemy, then they can put their differences aside, and they can unite because of this common enemy. In inverted brackets, obviously brothers and sisters in inverted commas and in
brackets, because the truth is never the enemy. But when it's taken as the enemy, then everybody who shares the common denominator of falsehood, they are willing to put their differences aside and unite against what they see as the enemy. So falsehood is one religion, despite another being from the People of the Book. They were happy to say anything that would convince the courage to come on board so that they could further their agenda from this whole process. So that's the first lesson. The second lesson is a recurring lesson, Shura Shura, Shura mutual consultation. Allah subhanho wa Taala praised the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions for this concept of Sure.
And again, we've said it before. And I'll say it again, throughout the seasons of blast from the past, we've touched on Sure, I've had to obviously reduce the discussion about it as we move along, because it's just a reminder to mod a more detailed discussion that we took at the first instance of Sure. In the sphere of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The point is this consistency brothers and sisters in Islam, no one can take it away from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam from the Sahaba. And also it's in the Quran and preserved until the day of tm of Allah subhanho wa Taala said, Well, I'm sure avena Allah says that their situation, their circumstances, their norm
was that they were always people of mutual consultation. And one of the benefits that we shared previously was that and it was something that even taymiyah Rahim Allah said, he said, that this whole concept of Shura, even if the decision is in the hands of the leader, but through this process, the leader knows his position, he knows his limitations. And also in the process, he shows the people around him, how he values them, how he trusts them. And through this, you build trust, and you strengthen the Alliance, and you create a stronger allegiance. And this is how this is from the greatest forms of leadership and this is how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam kept the
strongest of minds together. Remember, the Sahaba or the Allahu anhu magic Marine, they were, they were not people of you know,
you know, suffering a, an inferiority complex they were they were not these type of individuals, you might, you know, sometimes when you see people running behind a person, you say, well, these people have
A weekend you know they have a poor a low in fuel they have an inferiority complex so you know they they run behind someone who they can develop strength from. This wasn't the case with the Sahaba and Shaq Jaffer Idris, heavy the hula was Chava May Allah subhanho wa Taala preserve him in his obedience and May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant in cure.
One of my, one of my teachers who one of my most senior teachers, he has an amazing
reflection of the verse in the Quran for Bhima Vitamina Allah healin tala whom Allah subhanho wa Taala reveals to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and Allah says, hobbema met him in Allah healin tell him that it is the mercy of Allah upon you, O Muhammad that you are lenient, you are you are soft, you are approachable with them. What Oh, couldn't have been hurry is Alby Langford demeanor like that. If you were, as you know, if you are harsh, even a little bit in some capacity, they would have left you. So sure, Jennifer says ponder over this verse. If you ponder over this verse, taking into consideration the human aspect, you understand that this habit they had, they
didn't have an inferiority complex. They were a peep. They were men. They were men. Right? When they came into Islam, they came into Islam for the cause with belief it wasn't through peer pressure. It wasn't through, you know, just trying to go with the wave, right? Or, you know, just trying to get on to a new trend because we're tired of the old trend or, you know, something has to give Let's just be radical. It wasn't about this. They made informed decisions. These weren't people suffering inferior inferiority complexes and they could be swapped so easily.
And the proof of this is in the fact that Allah said that if you were if you were harsh with them even in the basic sense, they would have left they weren't you know, the it wasn't like they had this inferiority complex and Okay, you give them the booth but they keep running to you give them the booth and they keep running to you. Why because, you know, they have no other choice. No. This is who they were brothers and sisters in Islam. Now think about this. When you think of how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam kept these strong minds, these strong attitudes, these strong demeanors together, working for each other selflessly, for the obviously to please Allah subhanho wa
Taala. And of course, think about this. So the Shura has an important aspect. And we in our capacity, we can bring the Shura into our presence depending on the sphere of influence, or Allah subhanho wa Taala has given us so a father in the home can bring this concept into the home by running Shura, with his wife running Shura with his children, depending on the matter if it's suitable for the children to be involved, you bring them in, you allow them to share their thoughts, you consider their thoughts. But yes, everybody understands that there's an Amir, there's someone who is in charge, and he makes the final decision, the final decision can be something that he
thought was right from the outset that everyone disagreed with. Or the final ruling can be something that someone said that other people didn't think was a good idea. But once the amuro chooses after Shura, then everybody becomes a team. And they surround that idea. And they work towards the success of that idea. And they make the alpha, the success of the idea. And when it's successful, they celebrate the success of the person who gave that idea as if it was them who gave that idea. And they were successful from themselves. And this is the way of the belief is that we celebrate other people's success as if it's our success, and we mourn other people's failures as if it's our own
failure, brothers and sisters in Islam. Right. So Shura has many benefits. If you had work, try and create a leadership team, right, try and identify, you know, the minds of value in your team, because everybody has something to bring to the table in their capacity. And a leader identifies who can bring the right things to the table at the right time. And then he brings those people in. So if you had worked, trying to have a leadership team, especially especially in the nonprofit sector, you want to have a leadership team that takes you through the challenges of it. And even if you're in the for profit sector, try and create a system where, you know, people feel that this company is
their company, that this effort is their effort, that your vision is their vision, right? And this is how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam worked with the Sahaba over 23 years that after he passed away, they were set upon pursuing the vision of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And that is Islam spreading to the four corners of the world. And Subhan Allah Alhamdulillah wa ala Illa Allah, Allahu Akbar, with a successful You and I are from the family of La ilaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah today because of their efforts, which goes back to the efforts of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The third benefit brothers and sisters in Islam is take benefit from wherever it
is, as long as it doesn't go against your values as long as it's not falsehood. Right? doesn't go against your religion. If it is beneficial benefit from it, don't say no, it's not gonna benefit.
From this because the person who said it is such and such a person doesn't work like that brothers and sisters in Islam, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam didn't deny the idea of digging a trench because the Persians did it the fire worshippers did it. He didn't do that. salaallah alayhi wasallam Yes, they were fire worshippers. But this was a good idea. So if something is a good idea, it makes sense. It doesn't go against your values we benefit from it doesn't matter where it came from. And that is the way of Islam. It doesn't matter who says what, what matters is what they are saying, if they are saying something that conforms to the evidence in Islam, or if they are saying
something that goes against Islam, if the most righteous, pious, knowledgeable Muslim, say something which is false, the Muslims reject it, and they don't take benefit from it. And if the worst enemy of Allah say something which is beneficial and doesn't go against the religion and values, we benefit from it, that is the balance that Islam came with. Then from the benefits brothers and sisters in Islam, and we discussed this previously this concept of leadership from the front and leadership from the back. Let me just summarize the noteworthy parts in terms of the Battle of the Confederates. Number one, we spoke about Shura, that is leadership, immediate surveillance of the
terrains that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam engaged in that executive pneus that he had, that his leadership, and then the decision to go ahead and dig the trench despite limited time, despite limited resources, because there were no other ideas, there was no other tangible idea on the table. So this wasn't just pure risk, this was calculated risk, and that is the remit of a leader, also raising the Sahaba the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his efforts in raising the Sahaba to achieve the required levels of motivation so that they ready for the task and they applied themselves with all their might, despite how impossible the task seems, that is true leadership.
Also the hands on approach of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as we discussed in the hadith of jabil, in the hadith of Bara, this is leadership, also coming up with a plan for the families of the Muslim army, so that the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam through this can ensure that the attention is focused on the task, because he is recognizing the human nature. He's recognizing that the human beings is recognizing conflicting priorities and responsibilities. sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So he's doing all of the sallallahu alayhi wasallam, to ensure that they are the best that they can be in terms of the tasks that we have to do right now. This is leadership, brothers and
sisters in Islam, also how the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam distributed the work with such effectiveness, the numbers that he chose, the measurements that were made, and how they went about it. This is leadership and also the overall supervision of the task. You can only imagine that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam is supervising him from A to Zed and how he's approachable and how he goes down when they need his help. And he strikes the rock as we discussed yesterday, all this is leadership, brothers and sisters in Islam, also brothers and sisters in Islam, the whole you know, we spoke time and time again about you know, Medina being shaken, the human being being
shaken. Right and we will see how it the you know, the test just intensifies the turbulence just intensifies. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, keeping everyone united, despite the earth shaking underneath them with the help of Allah subhanho Allah to Allah, this is phenomenal leadership and we will see this when we talk about how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam or we will further see this when we talk about how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam engaged the whole time
later on. So Pamela, and then we will also see the true with the fruits of this leadership of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when Saturday when rather than Saturday with regard to speak with regards to
the discussion that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam had with the hopper fine. If we don't have time to do today, then please do join me tomorrow. Last but not least brothers and sisters in Islam positivity. This is true leadership. And when
you know, this rock was there, and people thought, Oh no, this is going to be our nemesis, Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he is positive. He strikes the rock. When he's told that army of 10,000 people are coming. We don't see the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam you know, holding his head, holding his eyes, lowering his head. No, we see him positive. And this was the way of Gambia Adams salat wa salam, even Yusuf alayhi salam, despite what he went through, even when he was thrown into prison, we can you can only imagine how positive he was being because out of everyone that the two inmates who had the dreams could have chosen to interpret their dreams they chose use of because
clearly they saw him as a person who's positive. He's looking, you know, at the glass half full. He's looking at the tunnel as if there's light at the end of the tunnel. Let's approach him. He's probably someone out of all these people who might benefit us. This is the way of the MBR era. Hemos Salatu was Salam And let's not forget, as we discussed yesterday, how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at this time, where you would say is a time of extreme weakness. He's promising the palaces of, of Rome and Persia and and and Yemen. So
Kind of law. So these are some of the lessons brothers and sisters in Islam that we can take during this pitstop are there more to come, indeed, there is more to come. But before that, let's take some more events from the Battle of the Confederates and in particular the treachery of Banu korova. Now brothers and sisters in Islam
as is the case with life, life throws you days that are for you and days that are against you, right and even in
in periods of time
Subhanallah that you feel are for you that this you know, the days that I'm going through right now, these are days that are for me. In there you find moments that are against you such as life. This is the norm of life, right life is a test from beginning to end, a test to see whether we'll be thankful during the good times to test to see whether we will be ungrateful during the difficult times whether we will be patient during the difficult times and whether we will praise Allah during the good times. That is life life is as you can when you when you look into the Quran, and Allah tells us a lady Haleakala Mota will hire Talia Balu Akuma ucommerce and Ramallah that Allah is the
one who created life and death to test you and see which which one of you is best in deeds, which one of you is best in deeds, you understand that life is a filtering process, this life is going to shake us, it's going to throw us up, it's going to push us down. It's going to serve us right? It's going to serve us left, it's going to put us through the blender, and then through the filter. And through this, what will become manifest.
Those who have true faith will become manifest. And those who don't have faith will become manifest. And those who pretend like to have faith will become manifest. That's what life does. The Emmys Allah Javi Thurman aka hip, Allah with separate between the pure and the filthy.
Allah knows already Allah doesn't need any of this to happen for him to know. But Allah does it. So we all know, and the individuals themselves know. So when they read their books on the Day of Judgment, and they entered into the Abode that they chose to the way they lived, no one can blame Allah and say, but we didn't have a chance. No, you had the chance. The messenger came, the books were revealed, the events happened, you know your actions from the events and you know, the decisions that you made. No one put a gun to your head, you are making those decisions. Allah is knowledge is timeless. Allah is knowledge is timeless, the life that we are to live, Allah subhanho
wa Taala has already seen it. But all these things happen. So that the, the knowledge that is hidden now can become manifest. This is the reality brothers and sisters in Islam. So such is is the norm of life and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam understood this. Now I highlight this at this stage because remember the Muslims, we spoke about how they had to deal with the trench before that there was the farmer. Now there's this 10,000 ami, and now they've parked and it's intense. The second day, they missed four consecutive Sala, we spoke about this yesterday. So you can imagine they losing sleep, they hungry, they're missing their families, they can't go back to the families.
The CG is continuing. And it's continuing days are becoming weeks and weeks are moving on. So Pamela so you know, it's human nature. You can only sit back and start thinking then when is this going to end? I mean, I'm sure we see this right now with the Coronavirus and there was lockdowns last year and you know, all of a sudden you're you know, the husbands are at home or the children at home. The mother Mashallah or the wife who just had to make breakfast for her husband and maybe dinner for her husband. Now she's cooking three full blown meals a day because the children are at home. The husband's at home, it's everyday Okay, at the beginning, it's manageable. You've given up a lot, but
inshallah is temporary. But then these lockdowns are two months, three months, then a second wave comes and it comes back again and the schools are closed again, you can only imagine and this has happened we've spoken about. Well, we haven't spoken about it here. But I've been involved in other dedicated programs, whereby the concept of mental health during the COVID period and lock downs has been brought to the forefront. Marriage marital breakdown has been brought to the forefront. Why because people are struggling emotionally intellectually, because life has been turned upside down flipped upside down. So can you imagine the life of the Sahaba of the Lucha animoji Marine is being
constantly flipped they left America that was the flip nine Medina this constant attacks is being flipped in the Confederates was an attack like no other. And now you sitting back and thinking, when is this going to end? When is this going to end? When is this gonna end? So you can imagine? So panela all the difficulties that are happening here. And
on top of that, we have now the treachery of belleau korova. Remember, but no korova had a security pact with the believers that they will not allow anyone to attack Medina through them. And if anyone attack them, then the Muslims would send their army to support them and be allies to them. So they were allies, but the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was not naive. sallallahu alayhi wasallam he always
had an eye on them. He knew that you know the balloon over the president from the other two tribal Jewish tribes of Medina what they did we have to keep an eye on Balu forever. And so he did and they treachery happened or LA Halmstad. What happened? brothers and sisters in Islam? Well,
you know, things are moving from intense to more intense. The only thing that's neutralize the intensity here is this trench.
However, the guys on the other side of the trench, the guys in the desert, they are not giving up, they keep, they keep on looking for new ways. And now they might have found a way. What way is this bunu korova shouldn't have been an option for them. But somehow it became an option. And Allah subhanho wa Taala is upon or knowledgeable and upon all evil. Well, no, no, we're
the president of benu carova.
They make a visit to the head of Balu korova qab been ESET.
They visit the head of the new korova as they did with the crash, as they did with the copper fan. They went with the sweet words they went with the right discussion, they went with the right psychology. When they went with the courage. They didn't discuss money. They discussed purpose in course, and that ignite reignited the crush. When they went to the hot oven. They didn't discuss purpose and cause they discussed money. The fan couldn't be bothered about who worships an idol. And who doesn't worship an idol that they didn't care what they wanted was money. So by now they effectively went to them with the proposition of money.
When Varanasi went to buy Nicaragua with the head of the new Craver, they knew what would work and what wouldn't work. Right. And they knew that Bhanu Craver was in a vulnerable state, right? Because that's the default situation. They in a vulnerable state given what's happening on the other side. So what do you do? You go to them and you tell them that look, the Muslims time is numbered. Right is limited. And when we take over you want to be in our good books. That's what I mean, you can imagine. Right? That's what you would do. Right? So they go to
Bhanu Cordova and they pitch.
This thought, in this way, no doubt to make the leader of Cordova think, again, that hold on a second, I have a security pact with the Muslims. But yeah, you know, what, what worth is this pact? If the Muslims are no more in charge? And this army of 10,000 on the other side? What are the chances that they will be in charge? Hmm, something to think about? Right? So what happens
but none of it was successful in playing into the weakness of cap and convinced him to join the Confederates via who via bonavia join us. And when we take over, you will be you will be in a strong position. You will be an ally, you will be a friend. You won't be an enemy who wants to be an enemy to an army of 10k of 10,000. Now, as I said the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he had the Muslims, keeping an eye on bukoba and monitoring the movement of of the Confederates. And certain things happen which caused the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam to suspect that Balu paraiba they broke their security pledge. However, as we've seen, with consistency throughout the Syrah the
Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he always verifies before he acts. So what does he do in acting towards authenticating, he dispatches secretly. Again, this leadership brothers and sisters in Islam as variable one of the other one, he says, go and investigate, go and investigate this. Right? So So variable one, he goes to run the investigations and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam commanded him to be to run this process with great stuff, because if you don't, it's it's gonna fall on its head, the purpose is going to be defeated.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
his Intel from zubayr that you know what? I went, I observed and I saw NaVi, they are preparing the fortresses, which is strange, and also they are clearing paths,
which is also strange. And I think this means that they have broken the security pledge, and they are making way for the army of 10,000 to pass through them. This is what he could only mean. This is helpful, no doubt, but for the prophets of Allah, Allah he was saying this is not final. Okay? They clearing their paths, they strengthening their fortresses. But you know, this is, this is very plausible. There's no reason to doubt this Intel or to think otherwise. But for us to make a massive decision, in light of limited resources, in light of this enemy on the other side of the trench, we need to make it fine.
We need, you know, you know what they say when you when you have eyesight of the perpetrator, that you have to confirm that he's at the venue. We have Intel that he may be there most likely he will be there we confident that he will be there but don't act until you have eyesight confirmation, firsthand confirmation that he is at the bank. And this is what the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam wanted. So what does he do? He dispatches for giants? Who this leadership sadly been so adamant about the lion, raha what, even jubair rajala how much money? he advises them also towards stealth when he dispatches them,
but not just out from the Jews? Because from Bhanu Kaurava, which was the instruction given to zubayr as well. Right? No stealth from both the blue coryza and the Muslims and the Muslims Subhanallah Why does the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam do this? Let's let's keep that discussion that point that benefit of leadership, brothers and sisters in Islam, look at this, right? This is natural in good leadership. He says keep your entire process a secret from the Muslims also. Why? Why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him that if the suspicions are true that Banu Kaurava has indeed broken the Security Treaty with us. Right?
I don't want to weaken the Muslims.
They already going through a great trial. What will this do? let's recognize that they are human beings, they have great faith but the human beings, so let's not set up people for failure. Let us set them up for success. So Pamela, this is leadership set up people for success. We don't want to weaken them anymore. Right? So if you find out that what has reached us via Zubair is true. Tell me in a way that in a coded way, tell me in a coded way. So the Muslims are not weakened. And the four men go, they do what they need to do and they highly successful and they come back and they say to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, our lucara
of the moonwalk Allah Subhana Allah, this is code. Now, this was code for what for treachery? Where was he taken from? It was taken from the two tribes of the who ate that previously acted treacherously at the tragedy of arogya. We didn't cover that in blood from the past, but we spoke about it prior as something that happened between or heard and,
and, and been well Mr. Lacan, we explained that the Sahaba were tricked into being at a place and then they were ambushed. And it was a tragedy.
So basically, it was referencing a moment of treachery. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam heard these words, but he remained calm, nobody could see on his face on his body that there's a problem.
Remember, when we discussed the story of eyeshadow, viola, her and her and the early was looking at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And he, you know, the advice that Allah gave or he entertained the request for sure, or that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gave or the I'm sorry, who went to Omar and said, a great event has overcome us. Where did all this come from? They always looked at the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. They were very sensitive to his facial expressions to his bodily expressions. Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was calm, not just calm, amazingly calm. So Allah Allah he was he loves positivity. Can a believer and this habit will take
positivity from his demeanor, he had hope, not false hope, but hope. Why do I say not false hope? Because it doesn't mean that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam just heard this, but he did nothing. That's false hope. And this is leadership where you have hope, but not false hope. You run the situation whereby you mitigate harm from all angles. So through his demeanor, he kept the Muslims calm and focused on what they needed to do. But he also took the necessary steps to deal with this catastrophe. Sorry about that, to deal with this catastrophe to deal with this catastrophe that's coming. If
the Confederates managed to get through,
get through benaco River into Medina.
So what does the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam do? He sends Salah even Islam was 200 men and they they've been haritha with 300 men to God Medina go back to Medina God Medina so 500 people, right you guys take charge of guarding Medina, because this has reached us. So we act upon it, but in a way that only entails benefit and doesn't bring about how
these men they went to God Medina, saying loudly, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar. Allah is the Greatest allies the greatest ally is greater than imagine when you think Allah is the greatest ally is greater than that.
Confederate allies greater than us allies greater than our fears allies greater than our strengths, allies the greatest. They shouted this loud 500 men with voices unified. You can imagine how this would, would would would create bass in the chest of Manu. korova because they knew that Balu Korea would hear this. And when they hear this, it will cause them to rethink their strategy. They were told that the Muslims times limited, right? Their period of success is limited. But here on the other side, we sing the Muslims positive, calling up the name of Allah, like there's no worry in the world Subhan Allah. This is how war works brothers and sisters in Islam right. And through this
obviously they would instill fear into into the hearts of Bhanu Craver because we know credo would feel that the Muslims are still strong. They're not weak, like burning lava told us now once the new credo joined the Confederates, what do they do? They attempted to send camels to them with food. Because remember, the Confederates were stuck in the desert. They didn't think it's going to last this long. This trench has really surprised them. And this matter is taking far longer than we anticipated. They didn't bring enough food to manage this period. So
Balu Craver attempted to send candles to them with food, right?
And also Baloo coryza started using brazen language with the Muslims rough language. Right not the language that allies use with each other.
Right. So you can imagine this when this politicians who are working for each other and then when this politicians are not working for each other, they become opposition's and the language that they use against each other totally changes. So the local Reva started manifesting these realities and in addition to this, you can imagine Now, remember, Medina is being shaken, alive, shaking everybody, everyone's going through the mixer, what's happening, everyone's going through the mixer. And as everyone's going through the mixer, who's becoming exposed, the hypocrites are becoming exposed. The hypocrites are becoming exposed. What happens when the hypocrites see what's happening? Men are
being sent to Medina, this could mean that something's happening with Bhanu coryza. Right, this could mean that there's something else happening on the other side. They could not keep up the appearances, the reality of the weakness.
The reality of the weakness was made manifest, the reality of the weakness was made. the weakness of the faith was made manifest what happens? They returned to their homes using two ways. The first way was by just saying that you know what? We're going back. Enough is enough. We've had enough. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam was promising us the treasures of civilizations. And we're not even safe right now to relieve ourselves. So we are heading back.
Right, we are heading back.
So that's the first way. The second way was by them going to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and seeking permission, what did they use as an excuse? They said, Oh prophet of Allah, our families are not safe, allow us to go back to them, allow us to go back to them. Right? Because you know, the treachery of have been forever. This is what's happening. We need to protect our families allow us to go back.
So Subhanallah men are being lost now from the frontlines. And Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us about
these hypocrites and they wait. In surah Allah is up between Ayah number 13 and iron number 20. Right. So go and read about his brothers and sisters in Islam.
Go and read about them from the verses in sort of Allah has a verse number 13 to verse number 20. And as I said, this was the shaking of the city and the hearts that I mentioned would happen during the Battle of the Confederates of the sap of thunder. When we started
discussing this portion of the Sierra, we cannot imagine what was going on in the hearts of the believers brothers and sisters in Islam.
We can't let me tell you at this time.
I mean, think about it, even if you had the most imaginative, creative mind, right even if you had this type of mind.
You can't imagine what's going on in the hearts of the believers. People are going back these hypocrites are showing their true colors by no Caray was broken the treaty. We exhausted our having to monitor the you know this trench for days and weeks. You know, no one can describe what was being felt by those human beings at that time. But, but we have verses in the Quran that help us and I'll end today's session
With these verses in the Quran, right? Allah subhanho wa Taala he describes the situation. Allah says, If you
follow Pico amin as far lambing Kumar is what he saw. What is that? till about 400 Nebula balloon, who Natalie cabaye truly means moon was losing losing.
shady the Subhana Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Remember when they came at you from above you and from below you. And when the eyes began to shift in fear, and the heart shook so much that it reached the throats and Subhanallah you assumed about Allah various assumptions.
They were human beings, brothers and sisters in Islam.
Given the best of us, you get to a phase where you say my dinosaur Allah, enough is enough when his elbow for coming.
But you don't say it because a believer only says that which pleases Allah.
And you don't act in a way that displeases Allah. But Allah knows what is in the hearts. And Allah is describing to us what was in their hearts. Allah is saying you began to assume about Allah various assumptions. Allah says who nearly kapitolyo me known were the believers were tested and shaken with a severe shaking was Zulus in his Island shader, they were shaken, a severe shaken brothers and sisters in Islam. And this is why I leave you with for today brothers and sisters in Islam.
If you think you have problems, understand that those before us had bigger problems and then take guidance in how they dealt with
with those problems with those difficulties, how they dealt with life, they dealt with it using their faith. We'll stop here for today brothers and sisters in Islam. Everything corrected is from Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, and any mistakes are from myself and Shere Khan and I see colossal panda who were to Allah forgiveness. I love you all for the sake of Allah. May Allah forgive our past, inspire our futures, and take us to unprecedented levels of faith and demand and make us the best that we can be mean you are behind me. Until next time, Salam O Allah here alikoum or matter who or Bearcats who made the Peace and blessings and may safety from Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah
be upon you all