Seerah S4 E05 – Life Lessons from the story of the Great Lie against Aisha R.A
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via YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and the clubhouse. I greet you with the greetings of Islam Salaam, Allah here alikum warahmatu, who are Barakatuh May the peace and blessings and may safety from Allah subhanho wa Taala be upon you all. Once again, I'm grateful to Allah subhanho wa Taala for the opportunity to be speaking to you all this Saturday. And this fine day in our season of worship the month of Ramadan, as we continue season four of our series blast from the past Sierra in the 21st century yesterday hamdulillah. We summarized the event, which is famously known in the Syrah as the great slander, or the great lie or the as it is known in the Arabic language late against Ayesha
robiola, who I'm here, and today, we definitely want to go into the lessons that we can benefit from this event in the Sierra in terms of ourselves today in the 21st century. But before that, as promised yesterday, there is a sort of agenda there is a follow on to the story, and in particular with regards to miss robiola, who and now I did say before the end of yesterday's program that I shall be Allah who forgave him. And Mr. He was he faced the punishment of slander, he was lashed the lashes for the one who, in who accuses someone else of adultery without without evidence. This is a major sin in Islam and there is a penal punishment that Allah subhanho wa Taala
has revealed for with regards to the person who engages in this so we need to realize from the outset, brothers and sisters in Islam, how serious it is to lay claims of promiscuity upon other people.
Now with regards to misbehave as we said, he was the relative of Abubakar robiola, who and he was from them who had urine from the early ones be the ones who accepted Islam early on, and he was also from the impoverished he was he didn't have a great financial standing or material well being and as such, we find that Abu Bakr radi Allahu. I'm being Abubakar Abubakar already spent on him selflessly. He helped him financially and no doubt when Allah subhanho wa Taala purified the nature of the Allahu anhu as we discussed yesterday,
you know, this made things even more heavier upon the chest of Abubakar again, he was a human being just like we are human beings, and no doubt he felt that Mr. Should have should have defended Aisha radiallahu should have stood in the line of his family of him and his wife and Asia in this matter, and not succumb to the rumors. And as especially especially since Abubakar ojala, who was financially kind to Mr. Ravi, Allah who I'm so Abubakar is human nature came out and he took an oath but Allah subhanho wa Taala he saw by Allah subhanho wa Taala that he will never ever spend on Mr. Again. This is what he did. Now, no doubt the doors between the earth and the heavens are open and
Allah subhanho wa Taala is upon
manageable and Allah subhanho wa Taala
is knowledgeable of what Abu Bakar has done. And Allah subhanho wa Taala now reveals verses about Abubakar, Allah Han and about this circumstance and about this situation so Hannover again, verses that will be recited until the day of pm. And yes, once these verses highlight the human nature of Abubakar and corrects Abubakar, it also praises aboubaker and these verses revealed are also in Surah Noor and Allah subhanho wa Taala reveals while yet utterly all for believing, sir. A you to ollie.
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revealing that she's also a female of anacs. Pamela What an amazing family is the family of Abubakar robiola who and that's no one can lay claim into Abubakar no one can criticize an insult Abubakar Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah has praised aboubaker in verses that will be recited to the day of BM. Allah says it wasn't befitting for a man of honor meaning Abubakar and a man of financial standing in what material well being being meaning Abubakar to take an oath to never ever be charitable to his relative meaningless to a person who migrate who is poor and impoverished, meaningless to a person who is from the area of Muslims and migrated from Mecca to Medina, meaningless. And then
Allah subhanho wa Taala commands Abubakar, Allah says, but yeah, who will use for who, rather you will forgive him and pardon him. So Pamela, forgive and pardon. This is a next level of forgiveness, meaning, it's a forgiveness that carries no consequences. It's a forgiveness that cannot be spoken of. in the future. Like how we do today, we might forgive someone and in the future, we say, we forgave you, but we didn't forget. Right That happens. We forgive but we don't forget. We forgive but we don't forget. What is ideal with Allah subhanho wa Taala to forgive and forget for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says to Abubakar, Allah to a boon for
Allah who like him, do you not love for Allah to forgive you? And Allah is the most forgiving, the Most Merciful Subhana Allah Abubakar when these verses were revealed, this is Bella Allah, Indeed Allah for Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah to forgive me, Indeed Allah for Allah subhanho wa Taala to forgive me, and thus Abubakar complied and he forgave Mr. Han Not only did he forgive Mr. But he increased his spending on Mr. As some of the sources in the Sierra highlight Subhan Allah so this is another massive add on to this particular event the event have been one Muslim brothers and sisters in Islam, and in it Subhan Allah do we find massive lessons? Let's quickly take these lessons.
Firstly, brothers and sisters in Islam
we learn for go back to the beginning of the story of the we learn of
the modesty of software and robiola. Why?
Because it was clear so Pamela, when he realized, you know the situation at hand, he realized who she was and how he reacted, how he didn't look at her how he didn't speak to her how he lowered his gaze, how he was gentlemanly. He got off his mount, without speaking without looking at her an eye shadow and he kneels his mouth allows a shadow viola, her and her to get onto the mount. And he walks in front of it, guiding the animal to the camp of the Muslims. And this is this is a level of modesty that cannot be ignored brothers and sisters in Islam, especially when you dealing with the catastrophe of rumors which lay claims of promiscuity on the most prominent of families in Medina,
right we can't turn a blind eye to the reality of suffering. And his reality is similar to a story we find in the books of tafsir was read
As to Musa alayhis salam, when he left Egypt and he was at Meridian, and he helped the two girls with modesty, have the animals get their fair share of drink. And then these two girls go to the, to Sahib medion they go to their father and they, the father says, you know, asked, because the father can see that they've come back early. And he inquires as to why they've come back early. And he explains that, you know, there was this person who helped us and we managed to get our animals to drink
in you know, at an earlier point than normal, because before they would wait for all the male shepherds to have their animals drink, and then they would bring their shepherds and they had to bring, sorry, bring their animals, they had to bring the animals because their father soccer medion he was he was an elderly man. So when she had our sorry, when madeon he had this, he or the person of madeon, the father when he had this, he wanted an audience with Musa alayhis salam. So he sent his daughter to call Musa and in the books of tafsir, Ibn Catherine and others, they mentioned that when Musa alayhis salam was, you know, following, always going to her father. He wasn't comfortable
being behind her, and she leading the way he requested to be in front of her, and then she throw stones so she doesn't even speak to him. Three she throw stones if she needed him to turn right or she needed him to turn left to Han Allah Subhana Allah, so modesty brothers and sisters in Islam is built within the fitter have the best of us, the MBR ademas Salatu was Salam and those who resemble them, like Misbah in the story of the if so the first thing brothers and sisters in Islam is about modesty. And we are in a great need brothers and sisters in Islam of this modesty today, unfortunately, in the 21st century, if you lower your gaze, and so on and so forth, it's treated as
being backwards, it's treated as disrespecting the female, it's treated as, you know, making her you know, someone not worthy of looking at and so on and so forth. This is the paradigm of the 21st century, the century that tells us to live and let live and so on and so forth. And we see this contradicts Islam. Islam has rules about shaking the hands of a female before shaking the hands of a female it has rules when it comes to looking at her and how she dresses as well and not telling you know, we look at the story of the African how Ayesha was placed in a in a hotel in this canopy above the riding animal, after the verses of hijab are revealed. And we see that Islam didn't come to make
a female feel backwards, but rather to make her feel honored to treat her to at the level that she deserves to be treated with ultimate modesty not to be abused, and not to be taken advantage of, in any capacity, even if it is in the form of loose glances by men, where they take advantage of her by looking at her and feeling
aroused by her and so on and so forth. Islam will hold you accountable and hold those men accountable for Islam has commanded as we see in Surah Surah as well, Allah commands the believers to lower their gaze. Now if you have to look at a female it should be due to necessity. But it shouldn't be a type of staring a type of process whereby you take pleasure from and the female has also been asked to dress modestly so that she assists the process because men and female are part and parcel of society, they are interdependent beings that make up that society. And if both work together towards helping each other build paradise, then you will achieve the ultimate ideal
society. We are all here to build paradise. We're not here on the concept of me, myself and I and I will dress how I want and I will choose to feel how I want if you tell me to dress otherwise, no, it's about you recognizing that a man has been created a particular way. And these are the laws of Allah who knows this man better than he created, then this man knows himself and knows a female better than a female knows herself. And Allah has placed him together in society to be assisted to one another assistance to one another in the building of Jen because that is the ultimate goal. So we can we cannot turn a blind eye to someone and
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has taught us to use the first generation of Islam as role models for us brothers and sisters in Islam. So we need to see this for what it is. And we need to realize that Islams laws are not time bound brothers and sisters in Islam and absolute fish Sherry it moon, while absolute fishery at a low core.
These are principles in jurisprudence methodology, that from the outset, the laws of the Sherry are are in play. They're not trapped in some time vacuum or they're not abrogated if anyone wants to claim this. They need to bring evidence and also from the outset, the laws of the Sharia.
apply to everybody. It doesn't single out a person for special treatment.
Unless there's evidence to prove that that person has been singled out for special treatment, so it doesn't matter how strong your faith is how weak your faith is, irrespective, Allah has commanded you to lower your gaze, Allah has commanded the females to dress in a particular way. Allah has commanded a particular type of interaction between males and females. And we shouldn't be shy to showcase this and we shouldn't feel victimized or feel that we have this inferiority complex because society around us will look down on us if we lower our gaze, or if we choose to minimize how we interact with females or we choose to, or how we choose to speak to them and vice versa, how females
choose to do it with the males and so on and so forth. So this is a long discussion, brothers and sisters in Islam, but we need to, you know, touch on this given that it is a huge part of the study of the effects of the modesty of someone and in this modesty, he he provides us the the pedigree, the standard, the gold standard, the Platinum standard, however, you want to call it in terms of male to female interaction. Also brothers and sisters in Islam, we learn from the study the human nature of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when we discussed this time and time again Subhan Allah, the human nature, the human nature of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in that
Subhanallah You know, he felt the hurt that a human being feels he felt,
you know, the happiness that a human being feels he felt the fear that a human being feels even on the Quran was being revealed to panela
when the Quran was being revealed, brothers and sisters in Islam, as you know, at the beginning of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to repeat the words quickly, when you believe was revealing to him because he feared forgetting and Allah subhanho wa Taala guided him it's similar to what we do when we learn something of importance and we feel we're gonna forget it. someone reads us to a number we immediately try and repeat that number. Before we listen to the entire number. He was a human being salallahu alayhi wa sallam, he looked for food in the day he went out to look for his sustenance and if there was no food, he would ask his family is there anything to eat? They will say
no, he says then I'm fasting sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when his son passed away, he teared when he buried Ibrahim, he teared sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu. They asked him that oh prophet of Allah, you, you know, you're tearing and he said, Indeed, the eyes tear and the heart feels sadness, but we only say that which is pleasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So he was a human being. And we're going to see this when we go on to the next part of of the Sierra, when we talk about the Battle of the Confederates, the human nature of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, and the Sahaba. So here, throughout the story of the FVC, how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he went through the emotion, the human emotions of dealing with this rumor, it was a mighty rumor, especially given his position in
society, especially given the trust that Allah has placed on him to convey the message and what a rumor like this could do. And as I said, Even today, even though we live in a society whereby all barriers are opened for male to female interaction,
when but when leaders or people of affluence they engage in promiscuity, then society holds them accountable. Right. And it's happened to presidents in the West, and it's something that we find families even, you know, they break over you find even in non Muslim families, if there is an affair, then that family rarely survives that event, right. So irrespective of of the 21st century and the paradigms is trying to push deep down a human being has been created with the fitrah. And deep down a human being knows what is right and what is wrong. Also brothers and sisters in Islam, from the lessons here, whilst we're talking about the human nature of the prophets of Allah, Allah
was in less than forget a share of the Allahu Allah and her human nature and how she dealt with it and how she remained, how she chose to go to her parents, when she first found out to Pamela, this young girl, but this presence of mind, this presence of heart, this wisdom that she exercised, she didn't speak to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam directly, she chose to be patient and go find out from her parents what exactly is going on? Is it true? How much does the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam know? And then when she found out how much he knew that no doubt she was she was a human being she was a female. She was a co wife. She started thinking about it that for one month,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is coming here and not sitting with me. Then you know what he must believe what was being said and that's why she said what she said to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when she said that if I tell you that I haven't done it, you won't believe me. And if I tell you that, that I've done it, then it's something already settled in your hearts and then she resigned to team the verses of iacob Allah He said that with the verses that depict what the Cobra he Salam said, When his sons brought a forgery and a lie to him. Also, let's not forget the parents of eyeshadow, the Allahu aboubaker and abubakr his wife, Subhan Allah, any you and I know
brothers and sisters in Islam, especially for those who are parents how difficult it is to deal when something afflicts us
with children, a friction in life generally is always difficult. But then there's degrees of difficulty depending on where the affliction lies and when it when it hits a child and especially a girl that no doubt a parent feels extreme difficulty and this is clear in, in, you know,
if we if we go beyond the mother of Ashura the Allahu anhu and go to the mother of Misbah who cursed her own son. So if this is the mother of Mr cursing her son, imagine how the mother of Aisha robiola, who and her how she felt so brothers and sisters in Islam, whenever, you know we go through a thing and she upon whispers to us, whenever that message comes out that look, take guidance from the seer or look into the Sierra take inspiration from the Sierra, you know, the Sahaba were new Muslims, they went through the difficulties take inspiration from them, but then she upon comes to speak to you and say no, they were a different people. And they were the message what the messenger
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they were living at a time when the Quran was revealed. Well look here for for an entire month. No Quran was revealed about this matter and Allah left human beings to go through what human beings go through. And there's for wisdom known to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And as we said yesterday, Allah subhanho wa Taala said, Alexa busara, loco loco, do not think that this is bad for you, it was good for you. And like we said yesterday, if I share knew that vs would have been revealed and will be recited to the day of karma because of what she went through, then what do you think? Would she choose to be saved from the turbulence? Or would she have chosen to go
through it? No doubt the honor that she received as a result of her patients and going through it is unparalleled. Also brothers and sisters in Islam. From these lessons, we learned the status of a shadow of the Allah and we learned the status of a father Abubakar rhodiola. And we also learned the importance of protecting the honor of ourselves and our families for Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed versus in protecting one's honor. And this is a question that came to me yesterday, because of the portion that we discussed how I shadow the Allahu anhu remain silent and still the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I'm not gonna say anything and Allah subhanho wa Taala, he will purify
me. So she was refusing to announce her innocence in this matter. So is this a case whereby when things happen, we should keep quiet? The long and short of the of the answer, or the long and short of this matter, brothers and sisters in Islam, is that yes, there are times when we are permitted to keep quiet. And we learned this from the story of Yusuf alayhi salam, when he was taken as a slave or shadow who be Thurman in boxing, or when they they took him as a slave use of it. He said he was silent. And when they sold him as a slave for a cheap paltry sum in the markets of Egypt, he was silent. We don't see use of stepping up and saying, I'm innocent. I'm a free person, what are you
guys doing? He kept quiet because he weighed the pros and the cons. And it seemed in his best interest to remain silent. If he spoke, what benefit would it bring. And this is the bottom line, which always looking about at what benefit would come as a result of speaking as opposed to remaining silent. But when he was accused of trying to come on to the wife of the Minister of Egypt, when she locked him in the room was one lock it on the table actually shut the doors tightly shut. And she said Come to me, and the use of it, he said, I'm sorry, protection in a loss. And he ran away, and she pulled on T shirt. And he showed to the back when he got to the door. And he opened
the door, he found the ministers, and as soon as the minister saw what was happening, the wife said, What do you think of a person who is trying to do evil to your family, but he has SubhanAllah. For the first time do we hear the voice of use of you hardly hear the voice of use of insular use of but here you hear the voice of use of for the first time either here or without me unless he or she is the one who was who tried to come on to me. And then a wise voice of reason who witnessed the event said that look at the shirt. If it's torn from the back, then she is lying, and he is telling the truth. But if it's torn from the front, then he is lying. And she is telling the truth. So here we
see you speak up. So the point is brothers and sisters in Islam, you must defend yourself but defend yourself in a way that brings about benefit and no harm. With a shadow, viola, her and her she didn't need to defend herself. She was speaking to her husband. If this conversation happened outside of the home of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, then you can only imagine that she would speak up and announce how everything being spread about her is a lie. And she's totally innocent of what was being said. But he or she was talking to her husband in the presence of her parents, and deep down. She knew her parents didn't believe anything that was being said. And you
can only imagine that she believed that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't believe what was being said but she was upset that he didn't come up with it. That's all. And her announcement was that Allah will purify me. So in her saying that Allah will purify me This is her tacit statement, in which she is saying that I am pure, and I am innocent of the claims that are being laid to me. So here brothers and sisters in Islam, the scholars have deduced some scholars have said from the story of Yusuf and from the story of Ayesha rhodiola and her that it is compulsory to defend
Your Honor, when it comes to the honor of your lineage, because if you don't defend yourself, your children will be affected. If any children happen to come about in the future, people will lay claim on to those children. So here, you have to speak up and announce your innocence and defend yourself with all the permissible means, and also no doubt making to Allah subhanho wa Taala to aid your reputation being purified from the false rumors, this is something that a believer must engage in because if they don't, the harm is not specific to him or her the harm falls on to other people as well. So in answer to the question, yes, you must defend yourself in Asia, in effect, did defend
herself in that process.
With regards to this whole human nature that we've discussed, a verse comes to mind and we recite this verse every Friday brothers and sisters in Islam, in which Allah subhanho wa Taala said to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam call in an Uber showroom, Mr. kumuha la, let's say to them, that I am a human being just like you. The only difference is that Allah subhanho wa Taala reveals to me, it was something in my mind to share with you before we went into discussing the whole case of
defending your honor, and it slipped me but Alhamdulillah Allah made me remember it and to share it with you. Also brothers and sisters in Islam, we learn how to deal with rumors, and Subhanallah we live in a day and age where rumors You know, they're not strange, and it's it's one of those things that are recurring
occurrences sadly, and we learn from this how to deal with rumors because Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed in the Quran not just about purifying eyeshadow, the Allahu Allah, but he revealed verses about how to deal with the Subhanallah and this is from the Baraka of the blessings of Allah who and her and her family that a whole methodology a whole system of how to deal with rumors was revealed Allah subhanho wa Taala says Lola is similar to moo, moo. Mina Mina Mina to be unforeseen Hira, were called to her that if como bien Allah says why when you heard it did not the believing men and the believing women think good of one another and say this is obvious falsehood. This is the reality
brothers and sisters in Islam. And this is also principle in Islam. In Islam, as part of our epistemic methodology, we have a concept known as is this hub is this hub is you take the last known ruling, and you apply it now. Right. So for example, if you made will do for fudger and you know, you prayed fudger, but you doubt whether you, you know, broke your wuzhou between fetcher and Zohar, and now you add the dollar prayer, and you don't know should I make Voodoo, or shouldn't I make Whoo, what should I do? Then Islam says, look at the last known ruling, what is the last known thing you know, about your woowoo and obviously, the last known thing is you prayed fudger, which means
you had woowoo. So if you know you had Voodoo adventure, and you don't know that you broke Voodoo between that time and door, then pull the ruling from fetcher up to the home and apply the ruling a door which means you do have this is the same when rumors come to us when rumors come to us without evidence applied the last no ruling. Right? What was the situation before the rumor and apply that like Xena binge Josh did when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam asked her she she feared saying anything wrong? And she said I know nothing but good about Asia. This is the last thing I know. As for the rumors, the rumors and they're not proven. Allah subhanho wa Taala says low ledger or le e
br but it shuhada This is the methodology now in dealing with with with promiscuity, when you want to lay claim that a person has committed adultery. Allah says low ledger or tissue head, why did those who not who engaged in the slander not produce for witnesses. So this is Islamic, but this is the rule from the rules of the Sharia brothers and sisters in Islam, that if you want to lay claim that someone committed adultery, they were with another man other than their husband performing the act, then you have to come with four witnesses, four witnesses who qualified to be witnesses. And these witnesses have to have witnessed the actual act, not the the interactions between the male and
the female prior.
Right. So you have to witness the exact act.
Now, how possible is this? How possible is this? And in today's day and age for you information, even in the in the court of law, if it's a video recording is not enough, because the video recording can be doctored, if anything, it's secondary evidence is now once primary evidence, and primary evidence only happens in the form of a person admitting that they were promiscuous and they did the actual act or four witnesses actually witnessing the actual act and this is something impossible, and that's why no penalty for adultery has been applied to today based on four witnesses but rather based on a person
coming forward and
admitting that they engaged in the act as as we know from the time of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. So here we learn brothers and sisters in Islam, two lessons. Number one, we learn that in Islam,
even if you know something, if you speak about it, you can still be alive. The certain times the certain times that even if you know something, and let's say you saw it, and you know, you saw it. But Islam has told you not to speak unless three other people saw the same thing you saw along with you. If they didn't, then you speak about it, you rely on you will be lashed the lashes of adult.
Right? So this is the first lesson, the second lesson, and even Kathy had mentioned this in the reason of Revelation. He mentions a conversation between a bow a tube, and I'm sorry, and his wife, Robbie, Allah, Who did you mean? He? Or she asked him? She said to him, that, you know, are you aware of these rumors that are going out in Medina about a shadow of the Allahu enhance of one? And a boy? You said, Yes, I'm aware. So she said, What do you think about this? He said, I she is innocent. It's nothing else to think about it. And then he said to his wife,
would you do something like that? And his wife said, Never. So the husband said, and I show the lover and he's better than he? So if you wouldn't, she definitely wouldn't. That's how you deal with it. Brothers and sisters in Islam. That's how the pure hearts deal with these rumors. And this is the Islamic methodology that you speak what you know.
Right? You speak what you know, and you speak what you mean. And you mean what you speak. And that's what from the signs of the hypocrites when they speak they lie. When they promise they break their promise. This is from the signs of hypocrisy. It's not from the signs of the believers. Right? So this is a massive lesson that we learn from this brothers and sisters in Islam, how to deal with rumors, and that is why when you're when these WhatsApp messages come in, don't forward them. Don't forward them. The less you do, the shorter you are standing in front of Allah and the deaf AM, the more you do and the more you speak, the longer you're standing on the day of gamma, as Allah
subhanho wa Taala says, says a set of taboo Shahada to more use alone, that your actions, your testimonies, your statements will be written down and Allah will ask you about it on the day of camp. So why speak why forward? Why? Why do you want to be part of the rumor mill? Why do you want to be part and parcel of messages moving from point A to point B? Why the moment you hit that send button? You have to answer for it on the day of PM, the moment you open your mouth, you have to answer it on the day of PM, the moment you hit that Like on social media. When someone mentioned something that is a rumor you have to answer about it on the day of PM, why do you want to make your
own standing longer in front of a lawn that you have?
Right so this is another lesson, the next lesson brothers and sisters in Islam. And the scholars of the Sierra mentioned this after pondering over how Allah dealt with the situation and the reality of the verses he revealed and how Allah spoke sternly to the believers, and how Allah revealed sternly about the hypocrites, they say Subhan Allah, if you ponder over the entire Quran, you find that the verses revealed regarding the slander of eyeshadow della her and her if you ponder over these verses, you will see that there is no punishment more severe than the punishment of saying so and so has committed adultery.
So Han Allah. Now, this was interesting for me, because when, you know,
personally before I came across the statement of some of the scholars have received, I felt and this has also been said of some of the scholars have said as well, that you won't find a greater warning in the Quran greater than the warning and punishment of dealing in Riba right in in usual, interest based transactions. Because Allah says, then we'll be how to be mean Allah He was, who do you sign on the dotted line, you declare a war with a lion is Russell Salalah alayhi wa sallam, and who can win in a war with a lion is Russia. In any case, interest is a major sin. Adultery is a major sin and from the objectives of Islam is the protection of wealth and the economy. Thus interest is
forbidden because it brings great oppression and from the objectives of Islam is the protection of one's lineage. And that's why laying claim slandering people and claiming that they've committed adultery is a major sin me Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us from this. I know we live in this day and age brothers and sisters in Islam, where the tabloids are everything and we have even tabloids via social media to not be part of the tablets. Keep quiet, slow things down. What we spoke about authenticate before you act authenticate before you act and it's none of your business. So you don't even have to go about authenticating it is none of your business. When it applies to you. Yes,
authenticate before you act. But if someone sends something in passing, it's none of your business. It's not proven. Let it go in one ear and let it go out of the other year.
And like we said, Do not allow people to walk in your head with their dirty feet. Also, brothers and sisters in Islam from the lessons is
highly robiola and offering his thoughts and how it was to come the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and how the Sahaba rhodiola animoji meaning how they felt stressed when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was stressed. So we spoke about this yesterday. I don't want to take too, to speak too much about it now. But the point is brothers and sisters in Islam, we need to feel their proximity to the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam and we need to feel stressed, the further we are from his son,
we should feel that, you know, today we live in a day and age where you know Subhan Allah we tested with with people who speak on behalf of Islam and they help us follow our desires. Right and that's why people thought worship is no more about being close to the sun. It's about find the share who will give us the fatwa who helps us feel who helps us sleep better at night, despite our weaknesses, despite our failures. And this is what I say to many of the university students that I mentor, that we've reached a day and age where you need to be even more intelligent in how you question your scholars. Do not ask your scholar is music permissible? Do not ask your scholar if shaking the hand
of a female is permissible.
Ask the scholar did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam listen to music? And then let him answer you. Ask the scholar did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam shake the hands of other females? And let him answer you because this is the mandate brothers and sisters in Islam. This is the yardstick the yardstick is us and our proximity to the sooner we should try and be as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was and if we if we if we manage this then we will be closer to the Quran as well because kind of
his character brothers and sisters in Islam was the Quran
and you will never find a scholar who will tell you that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam listened to music even if it was like music, you'll never find that. So if that is the case, why do we Why do we waste time asking a scholar to try and you know help us feel good about our weakness when it comes to music or our weaknesses with with with our interactions with the opposite gender, we should feel the stress when we go further from the sooner and feel the calm and the pleasure as we get closer to the sooner for this was the way of the Sahaba or the Allahu animoji mean there's much to say brothers and sisters in Islam, but our time has sadly come to an end in fact that we've
gone over time.
inshallah, when we meet up tomorrow with Elijah Allah, may Allah preserve us in his obedience we will begin another event from the seed of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam in the second portion of the Medina and period and that is the Battle of the Confederates and Willa heed. This was a mighty battle. This was the battle that shook the believers from beneath them shook the messenger sallallahu alayhi wasallam shook Medina shook the structures that were meant to be a means of protection of Islam and the Muslims and also shook the disbelievers. It also shook the Jews of Medina, Banu pourover and all this to come in sha Allah in the upcoming episodes of Han Allah. The
Sierra definitely has tested upon test but Subhan Allah The more we go through it, we learn how to be resilient, we learn how to become resilient because again, yes, the zero presents us test upon test that's what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the Sahaba robiola who analyze your mind went through, but also, through every episode, we see a new level of resilience and you you feel this confidence that you know what, Yes, I can. Yes, I can. It doesn't matter how many people are against me. It doesn't matter how people how many people are different to me. Yes, I can. Yes, I can. Because they were a there was a nation before who and who came with something new, who were new
Muslims, they were, they were the minority, you know, for most of the year of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and despite this, they succeeded and because of their efforts, we are Muslims today. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make our efforts today, a means of people being believers and Muslims tomorrow, I mean, your brand I mean, I love you all for the sake of Allah. Until next time, we will accept our deeds and grant us better than we dream of in both worlds. See you soon. Insha Allah salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato sallallahu. ala nabina Muhammad wa ala