Why Are We The Best Of All Nations
Channel: Sajid Ahmed Umar
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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, my dear his brothers and sisters in Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala He blessed this ummah, with nothing but the best. He revealed to us the best book the Quran, via the best Angel Jibreel valleys select to the best messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in the best language, the Arabic language during the best night langeland through other, the Night of Power, the Night of Decree and the night of virtue at night, which is better than 1000 months, and in the best of all months, the month of Ramadan showhome Rama gonna love even Zelophehad Quran, the month of Ramadan is the month in which Allah revealed the Quran. And also the Prophet sallallahu
alayhi wa sallam said, Say to shahada Ramadan, that the best of all months is the month of Ramadan. And all this happened in the best of all places. muckety muck around the best book via the best angel to the best messenger in the best language during the best of lights, the best of months and in the best of all places. And in this revelation, Allah subhanho wa Taala describes the OMA that received this revelation as the best of all nations could to hire, omitting or rejecting leanness that you are the best of all nations, the Brothers and Sisters in Islam. You and I have lived long enough to understand the universal realities of the world which we live in. And from these realities
is a fact that there is no title void of responsibility. In fact, the greater the title, the greater the responsibility. There is no honorifics. And if Allah reveals that we are the best of all nations, then we have to ask ourselves an important question thereafter. And that is why why are we the best of all nations? What is the responsibility that we carry that makes us from the best of all nations? Surely, it cannot be as easy as being born after the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam because that is just too easy, because Allah decides who is born when they are born. So why are we the best of all nations? And the answer to that question is in the very same verse in which
Allah reveals that we are the best of all nations, for he highlights that Marula will Maroof was an owner and he was a biller that you are the best of all nations because you invite towards good, you are advocates against evil and you are believers in Allah subhana wa tie. These are three responsibilities which you carry that makes you from the best. And when we zoom into this verse, we see that Allah subhanahu Attallah uses the present tense of every verb in this verse in this area. He says that moon within the home was
noon. And these are verbs all in the present tense of fiddle. We'll move on to our bat after the Valhalla, Manistee Murrah the present tense in the Arabic language. This is a principle in Arabic grammar, it carries a dual responsibility, a do function, from the functions of the functions of the present tense in the Arabic language is that it carries the function of the present as well as the present continuous. And when we understand this, we realize Brothers and Sisters in Islam, that we are the best not just because we invite towards good and we forbid evil, and we believe in Allah, but we continuously do. So, we continuously invite towards good we continuously are advocates
against evil. We continuously believe in Allah subhanho wa taala. There is no weekend from this respect from these responsibilities. There's no bank holiday, from these responsibilities, we are defined by that, thus we are the best and when we think about this in this light, Brothers and Sisters in Islam, it makes absolute sense. Because the best of individuals that walked the face of this earth, they were defined by these three responsibilities that are there any humans Salatu was Salam. They were prophets because they invited towards good, they forbade evil, and they believed in Allah subhanho wa taala, day in day out with the waking of every day and the sleeping of every
night, this risk these responsibilities defined them, and thus they were prophets. But you and I also know Brothers and Sisters in Islam, that this legacy of Prophethood this legacy of inviting towards good, forbidding evil, and believing in Allah, this legacy of being a solution to humanity, this legacy of being a person who was sent to give and not to take Allah subhanahu Allah started with the advent of new Halle Sarah, for he was the first messenger after Adam was the first prophet, and then Allah shifted it from the shoulders of one man to the shoulders of another man to the shoulders of another man to the shoulders of another man, until the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu
alayhi wa sallam with his arrival, Allah declared that he would be the seal of all Prophets and the final messenger after him, there would be no one else as an individual to carry this legacy. But we also know that the battle between good and evil continues to exist. And these MBR behemoths. Salatu was Salam were sent to carry this legacy from generation to generation to maintain maintain a fair fight in this battle between good and evil. And Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the final messenger, and the seal of all prophets, and there's no prophet to come after him. What will happen to the people after him? salAllahu alayhi wasallam? What will happen to the people after him in
light of this battle between good and evil? And the answer to that question, Brothers and Sisters in Islam is you and I, the home of Mohammed, Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, for after him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah didn't transfer this legacy from the shoulders of one man to the shoulders of another man, but rather he shifted it from the shoulders of one man to the collective shoulders of an entire Ummah, the home of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam verse, they now were deemed the best of all nations, they invite towards good, they are advocates against evil, and they believe in Allah, and they never have a holiday, a break from these responsibilities, defines them,
and they are defined by it. And they are diligent with it, because they know who they are. They know where they came from. They know who their profit is, they know the book which they received, and they know the journey that they are on. And that is why they appreciate that they will be questioned diligently in the grave about who their prophet was, who the Lord was, and what the religion was. And they also know that on the day of Tina, Allah will question them as well about their standing with the legacy of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. This is the OMA of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Brothers and Sisters in Islam. This is a reality of yourself and myself, whether we
realize it or don't realize it, whether we accept that we were sent as special ambassadors of the greatest legacy that this OMA that this world has ever experienced. Whether we don't realize this is our reality. Each and every one of us needs to wake up from the inferiority complex that we experience and understand the reality of the podium that Allah has given us a podium that only needs us to assume our brothers and sisters in Islam. When we talk about this legacy of Dawa this legacy of raising leaders, this legacy of ensuring diligence in carry the legacy of Rasul
Rasul Allahu alayhi wa sallam in transferring it to the next generation. They no doubt, we're talking about us being an ummah of the hour. And then what happens 24/7 in the right way, at the right time, in the right manner, and this is wisdom, feeding Larry empathy comm I am belly here LLVM belly, camembert, if you look to level number, wisdom is doing the right thing in the right way at the right time. Which means that we have to do it upon the teachings of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And wisdom sometimes mandates that we have to remain silent and only observed that our with our heart, we hate what we see with our heart, like we find in the story of the Seven Sleepers,
the story of the people of the Caymans, so that we can have, the only day where they could do was to leave the people that they were with, and hate the acts that they were engaging in and seek assistance from Allah subhanho wa Taala for their own safety, but sometimes you can act and that act can only be through speaking up like the second story in surah. To recap the story of the man with the two gardens where Allah tells us his companion speaks to him and tells him off the role that he's doing and teaches him have a better way to speak. And sometimes Allah gives us the ability to correct matters, to observe this dour with our heart with our tongue. And with our hand, like we see
in the fourth story in Surah, we can have a story of her name, this just king who had resources available to him so he traversed the lands, correcting all oppression. The point is Brothers and Sisters in Islam, this that our has to happen from us, it cannot be that we see evil and our hearts to not even feel the teacup. It cannot be that we see that which conforms to the Sunnah and in the least our hearts don't feel happy for the sake of the sooner being observed. Subhanallah today sometimes we see ourselves in light of someone doing good feeling jealous about that. And in light of someone being bad feeling happy about them. This is not the way of the Muhammad sallallahu alayhi
wasallam if we can't speak, the minimum is we hate that matter with our heart if it goes against the Quran and Sunnah. And if it conforms to the Quran and Sunnah we love it with our heart. And if it's something which is wrong, we engage Allah into our we don't speak that day without tending to Allah and asking Allah to assist us in the situation that were able to save us from the plight that we witness and to assist us by giving us strength to be a means of this difficulty being removed and be a means of goodness replacing it coming into the space of that evil. This is the home of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. When we are asked how does this OMA roll, that's how we roll Brothers
and Sisters in Islam, we roll with step Maroondah. We'll move within holy ID mooncup What took me when we left 24/7 We believe in Allah, and we worship Allah the way he wants to be worshipped. FOLLOW the guidance of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, as we see in the verse that we open to this football with tetamu Neville Marouf with an owner and income, we support all good, and we support it becoming abundant, and we are advocates against evil. If we can't eradicate it, we do our best to mitigate it spread. And upon this, we will meet Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on the day of piano Brothers and Sisters in Islam. We know that from him, some Allah Allah He was
telling them that a group of people will run towards him on the day of paella to drink from his house, to drink from his base and only for the angels to shift them away. And he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam will cry out and say these are from my OMA and Allah promised me access to them, only for the angels to say back to him that our messenger of Allah you don't know what they did after the Amana is upon us. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant has the understanding and grant us the ability to take heed mean your umbrella mean BarakAllahu li Walakum wa Hey, whenever anyone here can be heard you say the toppling of Kakuma towards tofu and Alima jelly Larry welcome when he said it
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are servants of Allah and children of Adam. It is for this reason that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spent 23 years of prophethood, teaching his companions How to Be diligent with this responsibility, with the carrying of the legacy of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaching them to stand up and be counted, teaching them that if one person opts out from looking after this legacy, the weight of this legacy will only be heavy upon those who have opted in. And today we see from many in the community, they point fingers at the scholars at the doodads at the students have knowledge and they say where are they? What are they doing? Look at the the, the vise that's rampant
in society. Look at the state of our youth. We are the scholars and so on and so forth. But every time we point the finger Brothers and Sisters in Islam, realize that there's three fingers pointing back at you. What are you doing, is carrying this legacy only upon the scholars of Islam, only upon the students of knowledge only upon the DualCom propagators of Islam. Is his legacy only supposed to be carried by them. Aren't you part of the family of la ilaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, what are you doing to raise a son will be a model husband and father tomorrow? What are you doing to raise a daughter that will be a model mother and wife tomorrow? What are you doing to raise a child
that will be a model community tomorrow? A means for society a solution for humanity? What are you doing in your home within those who with those who are within your sphere of influence? This also is from carrying the legacy of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam? What are you doing to raise a family that will not be a burden upon the scholars tomorrow? These are questions that we have to ask ourselves, we need to step up we need to stand up we need to be counted. Because if we are not counted, understand that you are setting the legacy for failure because the earth the students of knowledge, the propagators there's only so much that they can carry this is a weighty legacy of
servants of Allah. And Allah revealed to His Messenger at the beginning from the earliest verses revealed in salute the golden subpoena. Indeed we will reveal unto you a weighty Word, a weighty responsibility, the word of la ilaha illallah, Muhammad Rasool Allah and what it entails is waiting. Allah reveals the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam very early on from the earliest of versus reciting Subhan Allah and thus we have the Quran as our guide and we should be connected to the Brothers and Sisters in Islam. Do not raise children, raise leaders, teach your children the reality of their being. Teach your children the reality the reality of la ilaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasul
Allah teach them to resign Allah Allah. When he Rasool E, what do you mean? Allah promises and reveals that this is an honor is for Allah and His Rasul and the believers and teach them that the believers are those who walk in the footsteps of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam teach them the reality of this man that Kerala confy Rasulillah, who swore to Asana in your messenger is the best example. Teach them to honor him, teach them to see him as the celebrity, he is the main celebrity, teach them that so that they look for his guidance in everything that they do, so that they're not consumed by the trends of society in the 21st century, so that they're not defined by
the waves of society, but rather, they become defining elements of society, that people start trends from them, rather than them being followers of trends. We have this as an Amal on our shoulders, Brothers and Sisters in Islam. Take this reality into your workspace. Take this reality into your community space, take this reality into your wider family, for US Senate to invite what's good, and for good, evil, and believe, you know, some kind of way. And then remember all servants of Allah and children of Adam, that these matters cannot happen except upon sincerity, that you do it solely for the pleasure of Allah subhanahu attack, that you don't carry out what you've been taught in this
short lecture for Goodwill for community recognition, because it is an act of worship in and of itself. And any act of worship in and of itself has to conform to two realities. Number one, that it is done solely for the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala know that you speak for his sake, you remain silent for his sake, you act for his sake, you refrain from acting for his sake, and you live your life in this way, building yourself up until you announce in action that your life is an endeavor.
It's a work no one has ownership of it besides your Lord, Allah subhanho wa Taala properties that he will JLL Aha, that your actions are solely for his pleasure. And when your actions are solely for his pleasure, the next pillar applies, and that is that you do it the way he wants you to do it. No matter how you want to do it. You don't worship Allah how you feel. On that day, you worship him how he wants you to worship him. Why? Because He is our Lord. He is our Creator. We want to please Him. So we need to act the way he wants us to act. And that is why the second part of the testimony of faith stipulates Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to be a Muslim. You believe that
there's only one Allah with your worship, that he is one in his worship. He is one in his lordship. He is one in the mandates of His Names and qualities. And you also stipulate Muhammad Rasool Allah, highlighting your acceptance as Muhammad as the final messenger. Why? Because Allah taught him how he wants to be our only way to learn how to go about pleasing Allah and making our lives only for his sake, is via the teachings of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah says the curriculum, not void of a teacher, the Quran was revealed as the curriculum. And he said the Quran is a kind of way to handle with the best of all teachers, Mohammed, Abdullah Salalah alayhi wa
sallam, thus we read the Quran, in light of the teachings of the soul. This is our way, Brothers and Sisters in Islam. This is not our new year. But there is a new year in terms of the society that we live in kicking in, and people are talking about New Year's resolutions, and what to do and what not to do. And how can you be a better year. Brothers and Sisters in Islam, if we are to spend a day let's not spend it for the sake of tomorrow being the new year or tonight being New Year's Eve. But let us spend it for the sake knowing that life is too short to make it shorter wasting time. Life is too short to make it shorter by not doing what we're supposed to do. danger of death is taking off
our minutes taking off our seconds, New Year or not just doesn't wait for for celebrations. It doesn't wait for milestones in calendars. It happens when Allah decrees for Elijah Janome further you're stuck.
You're stuck with the moon on my candidacy and thermometer is that be easily led he can have a more agenda. As Allah says in his book when the time arrives, it is not delayed by a second or brought forward by a second. And it wasn't for a soul to pass away except by the permission of Allah. In a record that was recorded previously 50,000 years before Allah created the heavens and the earth, our birthday, and our death the day is already recorded 50,000 years before Allah created the heavens in the earth data is not up to debate.
The question is how will we die brothers and sisters? That is the question, but a temporary lab. Allah has blessed us with life. He's blessed us with breaths to breathe in and breathe out which means we are arrive and the mercy of Allah dictates that our actions are judged by the enemies. This hookah is not to make you feel sad, this hookah is to highlight you a reality.
And for you to go home and reflect,
reflect and transform, reflect and transform.
Because actions are judged by the end. If the end of our life is strong, Allah will reward our entire life based on the strength of the ending. This is a promise and mercy from Allah and our team. So don't be sad. Let us say so.
Don't be sad about what's past. rather learn through reflection from the mistakes of your past and make a sincere effort to improve moving forward recognizing that Allah will reward your entire life based on the strength of you and Hamdulillah we are alive. Let us start this journey from now. turning to Allah subhana wa Tada seeking forgiveness, believing that He will forgive us for indeed He is the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful as Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, he says that Allah has said in a hadith pudsey, you have been Adam, no Bella boo boo, Nanny summer semester for 32% of adult if you send them sinned, if you left looking after this legacy of Muhammad
sallallahu alayhi wasallam you are diligent with it until your sins were so many that they reached the surfaces of the skies from Mr. Voluntary and then you tend to be sincere and you sought forgiveness with a president heart law firm to consider yourself forgiving. Not I will forgive you consider yourself forgiving when it doesn't even matter. You have to add them in the comfort of your own every lady one and a half while they have to do by Jimmy and first of all, let them outside of Ed you send during the day and you send during the night but Allah I ALLAH forgive all yourself
First off, you need to seek forgiveness from me out very local, and consider yourself forgive. This is our reality Brothers and Sisters in Islam. So take from the beginning of this hookah and act upon at the end of this clip, but it starts with a stuffer, recognizing that we have slipped, nobody goes to the doctor until they realize that they say, let us recognize that we're not perfect. We make mistakes. Let's take a timeout. Let's reflect so we can realize those mistakes, realize we were wasting time realize we were going wrong. Maybe we need to take a course on parenting. Maybe we need to take a course on anger management. Maybe we need to get a mentor. Maybe we need to introduce a
mentor into our child's life. You can't look at solutions. If you don't realize there's a problem. Start with with recognizing your lapses. seek forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala for your pastor recognizing that he will forgive you and make a means moving forward Brothers and Sisters in Islam, assuming your podium of excellence and success that Allah has given us, when he decreed that we will be from the family of la ilaha illa Allah rasool Allah when he chose us to be from the OMA of the best of all prophets, Muhammad Ali Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when he chose us to be from the people that will receive the best Revelation, the Quran. So cannibal was that we almost
kind of kind of give our past, inspire our futures grant us the ability to take heed and preserve us in His obedience and protect our youth and return them to the sooner a beautiful return me your enemy. May Allah make us a solution for humanity. A means for the OMA, may Allah make us a people that will be missed when we pass away for the value that we created from the lives that we live to live. I mean, you have a plan I mean, a bad Allah. Allah Amara from the Americas by the FEV NFC Wi Fi hippie Malika Tejal, Kira from Poland Karima in Oklahoma, let me catch up with you so Lunarlon NaVi you already know how to do it he was sent in with a steamer or Katana some Allah for me he was
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