Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
Series: Taimiyyah Zubair – Fahm Al-Quran
Juz’ 2: Al-Baqarah 142-252
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Come out all of a sudden Alfie Kohn Rasulullah men come, just as we have sent among you a messenger from yourselves and this messenger, what did he do? reciting to you our verses and purifying you, and teaching you the book and wisdom and teaching you that which you did not know. The messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam brought us the knowledge that we did not have that we could not have attained by ourselves. So what should we do for qurani adgar comb, wash cannoli Allah duck for rune. So remember me, remember Allah, I will remember you, a lot will remember us and be grateful to me Be grateful to Allah, and do not deny me Do not be ungrateful to Allah. What a great benefit of
remembering of law of mentioning Allah. And what is that benefit that Allah will remember us? Allah will mention us, when we remember people, we want them to remember us also, when we invite some people, we want them to invite us also, when we call someone, and that call is not taken, we want to be called back. We want that call should be returned. But think about it. Who is it that we invite? Who is it who's called we return those people whom we remember? And who is it that we remember those people whom we love those people whom we care about? Because people can think about us, they can remember us, they can care for us. But when will we care for them, when we love them, when we also
share the same feelings. Now what happens is that people do not remember us as much as we remember them. Do they know they don't, they can never, ever do justice, to the feelings of love, the feelings of care and concern that we have for them. Nobody can nobody in this world can ever do justice, to the feelings of love, of care of concern that we have for them. It is only Allah. It is only Allah who can do justice to those feelings of love and care that we have for Allah, that each time we remember Allah, He remembers us. Each time we mentioned him, he mentioned us. We love Him, He loves us. So we should busy ourselves in his remembrance, in the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa
Taala. Now, this is something that we experienced in our lives, that when we love someone, we want to be loved in return, when we remember someone, we want to be in their thoughts. Also, when we miss someone's company, what do we want, that they should also long for our company? We want to spend time with them. And if they're avoiding us, what do we want, that they should also want to spend time with us? Isn't this so this is something very natural, whether we admit this or not, this is something natural. These are the expectations that we have in our hearts of other people. But have you ever found any human being that has satisfied you in this respect? That each time you want to
talk to them and you call them? They took the time to talk to you each time you remember them? And you showed love and care and concern to them? They also reciprocated in the same way? Has it ever happened? Is there any person any human being in this world? Any friend, any child, any lover, any parent, anyone, teacher, sister, brother, anyone who has always remembered us when we have remembered them? Who has also shown love to us when we have shown love to them? Has this ever happened? No. The fact is that each person, each human being is weak. Even if they want to spend time with us, they cannot spend time with us, even if they want to remember us like we remember
them. They cannot do that. Why? Because they have limited capacity. They have so many things to do in their lives. They want to be with you but they cannot be with you because so many things are pulling them. There's so many things that they have to do. So then who is it that we should remember? Who is it that we should spend most time thinking about Allah subhanaw taala because he is the only one being the one and only from whom we can never, ever be disappointed that as soon as soon as we remember Allah, immediately what will happen he will remember us fat Cooney and could come. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that Allah the Exalted, said, All son of Adam,
when you remember me alone, then I will remember you. Likewise, when you remember me in a gathering, then I will remember you in a gathering better than the one in which you
Remember me? So whenever we miss someone, whenever we feel like someone has forgotten us, that someone doesn't want us anymore, whenever we feel these feelings of rejection of hurt, then fill the heart with Allah's remembrance and Allah will fill our heart with satisfaction and contentment. Remember, that the macom the place of victory is the heart. First curonian score calm. We remember a lot where in our hearts in our minds, yes, we do the can with our tongue. But the vicar on the tongue is a result of the vicar of Allah in the heart. So this is not correct that the town is doing Vicar of Allah but the heart is distracted from Allah know that leakages should be real liquor that
when we are saying Subhana Allah He will be hungry he we are also thinking about unless majesty we're also thinking about his greatness and His perfection. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, whatever you mentioned of Allah glory, whatever you mentioned of Allah is perfection of the speed meaning each time you say so pound a lot of the holy each time you say Allahu Akbar, after me, you say Alhamdulillah then these are, what happens, they rise up, and they revolve around the throne of Allah buzzing like bees. Just imagine these words. Whenever we say them, they rise up, and they revolve around the throne of Allah buzzing like bees, meaning there is a slight subtle sound. And
these sounds these count What are they doing up there? They're basically making mention of the one who said it, making mention of the one who said it. Wouldn't any one of you like to have or continue to have something that makes mention of him up there? Wouldn't we want that there is something very close to Allah, that is making mention of us that is making us noticeable over there. And what is that? It's the vicar of Allah. It is the words Subhan Allah and hamdu Lillah Allahu Akbar La Ilaha Illa Ma. This is why Allah says fat Cooney and Coco, remember me I want to remember you watch guru Li will be grateful to me Do not be ungrateful to me, because gratitude. What is this? gratitude is
the cure to arrogance. It is the cure to pride when other qurani Do not be ungrateful to me. Yeah, you have Latina armano or you who have believed is their enormous Sabri was Salah, seek help through patience and prayer. This hookworm is coming again. Here alternative Bukhara we learned in the first just seek help through patience and prayer. Now again, Allah tells us seek help through patience and prayer. Because what happens whenever we are in difficulty, we know we should seek help through patience and prayer. But who do we turn to instead? What is it that we resort to? We resort to impatience, we turn to people, Allah tells us when you're in trouble when you're in difficulty, you
need help, what is it that you need to do? Be patient and secondly, pray. Therefore, let's make it a habit to deal with all of life's problems in this manner, which manner sobor and Salah Saba be patient and wait. Don't be hasty. Control the negative behavior. Be firm, keep trying whatever the difficulty is small or big goal and stand on the masala go and pray to Allah first turn to Allah. And then if there's any time to spare, then share your problems with people who can actually advise people who will actually say something good in return in the law, Hamas savarin Indeed, Allah is with the patient ones.
Allah is with those who do suffer.
Unless help is with who? Those who are patient, not those who are impatient, the one who is impatient, what happens he loses the help of Allah and the one who is patient at the time of difficulty. What does he get on his side? the help of Allah? Allah Taku Lima, Yokota, roofie sobre la he Ahmad and do not say about those who are killed in the way of Allah that they are dead rather they are alive meaning even though they have left this world they are given a different life in a different place. It doesn't mean that their souls are roaming around in this world No It means they're alive in another world in a different place. But here when Aki Lata Sharon but you perceive
it not one in a blue one acoem and shortly We will definitely test you. We will definitely try you. They will most certainly be tests in life, trials problems, difficulties in every person's life. This is why any person
That you sit with any person that you have a conversation with, it is rare that they will not mention their problems. It will certainly happen you sit with anybody, even if you come across a stranger, what is it that they will complain about the weather? What is it that they will complain about? The heat, the traffic, the fatigue, the work, the children, the bills, even a casual conversation with a random stranger, what happens? These problems are brought up. Why? Because Allah says, well, hon, you wanna come? This is a lost promise that in life, there will be trials, there will be problems, there will be difficulties, there will be tests, and what kind of tests a lot will
certainly test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives also, you will lose loved ones, people will get sick, they will suffer from disease, and also loss of fruit, loss of profit, loss of income, loss of money, but give good tidings to the patient. wabasha savarin. Good news is not for those who sit and complain. Good news is not for those who keep narrating to people their sad stories. rather good news is for those who seek Allah's help through Subbu and Salah, those who seek Allah's help and remain hopeful. And they also remain grateful, because who is the one who does suffer, who when he is in some difficulty, he is patient, thinking what that
Alhamdulillah even though I have lost something, I still have a lot, he is still grateful. subber is what being grateful for what a person still has, and summer is that a person remains hopeful of the gifts that Allah will bless in the future, this summer, remaining hopeful and remaining grateful in times of difficulty. Remember these two words, any problem, be hopeful, be grateful, whether it is bad weather, rain, heat, cold, whatever it is, be hopeful. If it's rain, the rain is frightening you you're afraid to drive in the ring, don't get worried, have suburb be hopeful this rain will bring much benefit, be grateful for the blessings that ally is sending down. Now sometimes what happens is
that when we are in some difficulty, we are being tested through a trial. Our circumstances don't change. The problems don't necessarily go away. They don't disappear. But what happens with somebody is that we get inner contentment, that we get inner satisfaction. So for example, I stand here right now before you and yes, there is nothing to rest my hands on, there is nothing to rest my back on. And the body may be aching may be getting tired. But where is the comfort? Where is the coolness in the heart? Why? Because I'm getting to read the Quran. And I'm getting to read the Quran with you. I could be doing this in the comfort of my home also, on a chair on a couch lying down on my bed, I
could do that. It is very easy for you also to perhaps stay at home and just put your computer on and listen online, isn't it. But in order to come here, there was some hardship. But with this hardship, your fatigue is not going away. You're coming here does not make up for the hours of sleep that you left. No. The situation has not changed. But what has changed the state of the heart. Because sitting in a gathering where Allah is remembered sitting in a gathering where the vicar of Allah is being made where the Quran is being read, that brings what that brings Sakina that brings satisfaction that brings joy. It brings such joy, such comfort that we cannot get by even lying down
in our beds for five hours. We cannot get that we cannot experience that joy and comfort in the comfort of our homes. This comes only when a person strives in the way of Allah and he remains patient. Seeking allows reward hoping for Allah as reward. So what Bashir does slobbing give good news to those people who are patient. So what matters is the state of our heart, not just the physical situation that we are in good news for the patient ones. Why? Because they seek Allah's health through patience and prayer. Their heart is relaxed, their mind is relaxed, they're no longer worried. They are surrounded by problems, but they're no longer worried. Remember, that problems
cannot be eliminated from this world. This world is a world of problems. Only Jenna is problem free. Only Jana is trial free. In this world there will be problem after problem. But in these problems, can we be at ease? Can our heart be in a state of contentment? Can our heart relax? Yes it can when? When we have suffered when we do shook
And when we seek help through prayer, who are the sabihin? A lot describes them and levena either or Saba Tomas Eva. Those who when disaster strikes them in alila, who were in LA he Raji rune, they say indeed we belong to Allah and indeed to him We shall return. Immediately their mind goes in this direction, immediately there are thoughts going this direction, that if something has left us, we have lost something, it doesn't matter, because we too are going to leave very soon, if we have lost something, so what Allah gave it to us, he just took it back from us. And if something has departed us very soon, we are also going to depart Ola currently him solo at the middle of be hemara ma.
Those are the ones upon whom our blessings from their Lord and mercy, what will ecohome will Mata Dune and it is those who are rightly guided through the storms through the difficulties and trials of this life. In the firewall Marwa time in sha Allah, indeed Safa and Marwa are among the symbols of Allah. Here, we are reminded of had had the woman who observed extreme patience.
So much patience that Allah awarded her with a great reward in this world also, that Allah give her Zamzam in that barren Valley, that her sorry her running between Safa and Marwa is now the serie of all the her Judge of all those who visit the house of Allah. This is the reward that Allah gave to that woman who observed extreme patience. Allah says enough are well Mamata minchah illa they are from the symbols of Allah. Because what do they remind us safa and marwah. They remind us of the striving of the effort that we have to put in the way of Allah, for the sake of Allah, that how we have to bear the difficulties of this life accepting surrendering to Allah decree. in a heartbeat.
We learned that Ibrahima listen and he took his smile on his mother and went away. And they had a waterskin with them containing some water. And as Mary has a mother used to drink water from the water skin so that her milk would increase for her child. And what happened. When Ibrahim reached Makkah, he made her sit under a tree. And afterwards, he left and when he was leaving, his Mary's mother followed him hadn't followed him. And when they reached a particular place, she called him from behind that Oh, Abraham, who are you leaving us with? Why are you leaving us here? He said, I am leaving you in Alice care. She said a lovely to be.
She said then I am satisfied with a law. I am happy with Ella's decree. And she returned to her place and started drinking water from her water skin and her milk increase for her child and then eventually what happened. She ran out of her water, and her milk also dried up and her baby was hungry. Her baby was thirsty. Both were about to die and she's searching for water running between Safa and Marwa for water and she ran between them seven times and what happened? Allah gifted her with the well of Zamzam. Now, just imagine if someone were to leave us even for one night with a baby and limited supplies in the middle of a farm in the countryside. What would we do? We would
perhaps scream and yell and cry and wail and Run away, run anywhere, but not remain there. Heard of. She knew that Ibrahim was a lost friend. And he would not do something like this except for a reason. What was that reason? What was that? hikmah? hedger did not know. She did not know why that was happening in her life. But what did she say? She said it will lead to be a hero. She said I am pleased with Allah. Now no one is to do this to us today. We are not to be left in the middle of a barren belly. But many times in our lives also what happens we are left alone. There are some problems, some difficulties, some trials that only we can bear. No one can share that vein with us.
They can show sympathy to us, but they cannot share that pain with us. And sometimes people cannot even show sympathy to us because they don't even understand the torture, the pain that we are going through the hardship that we are going through. We are all alone in our suffering, all alone, such that no one even sees the pain. No one even acknowledges the pain. No one even understands the hardship. But in that time of loneliness, we can take comfort in the fact that Allah decreed this for me and I am happy with Allah as my Lord if he decreed this for me. He is teaching me something through this. If he decreed this for me, he has done this for my own good. He has done this for my
good. So this is what we
We need to see when we are alone. When we are in difficulty how do we react? Do we react like harder? Or are the two Bella has been alone or like something else in nossal firewall mahatama in sha Allah indeed Safa and Marwa are among the symbols of Allah, so whoever makes Hajj to the house or performs Urmila there is no blame upon him for walking between them and whoever volunteers good than Indeed Allah is appreciative. And he is knowing, in the Lydian, a octomore, Nima and xlm in albina, to alhuda. Indeed, those people who conceal what we have sent down of clear proofs and guidance, after we made it clear for the people in the Scripture, those are cursed by Allah and
cursed by those who curse. This curse is for who those people who hide the guidance that Allah has sent, who hide who conceal the word of Allah, those who do not put forth the reality before people, those who conceal the help then on them is the curse of Allah Illallah Dena taboo except for those who repent and correct themselves, and make evident what they concealed, those I will accept their repentance, and I am the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful, Indeed, those who disbelieve and die while they are disbelievers, upon them will be the curse of Allah, and are the angels and the people altogether. Think how many servants of Allah how many people die in this way? Who's going to tell
them? Who's going to take them out of gopher? whose responsibility is it a matter wassup, holiday nahi ha, abiding eternally there in the punishment will not be lightened for them, nor will they be reprieved. There is no second chance. What Allahu Camila who are head and your God is one God, only one God, La Ilaha Illa who there is no deity worthy of worship except Him, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful, indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth. And the alternation of the night and the day, and the great ships which sail through the sea, with that which benefits people and what Allah has sent down from the heavens of rain, given life thereby to the earth, after
its lifelessness. And dispersing there in every kind of moving creature, and his directing of the winds and the clouds controlled between the heaven and the earth are signed for people who use reason. A law tells us you have only one God, do you wish to learn about your God? Do you wish to know Him? Do you wish to recognize him? Do you want to be certain of his power? Do you want to worship your Creator with conviction? Then look at what he has created. Look at what he has spread around you. You don't see him. But certainly you see his creation. You don't see him. But certainly you see His signs everywhere. So learn from those signs, but many of us, we do not get impressed by
what Allah has created. We look at the tall mountains, we look at the icebergs, we look at the huge oceans, we look at the huge clouds, we look at the beautiful rain falling down. And we just turned a blind eye to all of this. We look at beautiful flowers blooming, but we don't pay attention. But any phone, a piece of jewelry, a jacket, a bag, immediately we question Where is this from? What's the make? What store? We're so interested in the brand In the maker? What about the real creator? Who is he? Allah? Don't you see his creation? Don't you appreciate what he has done? Any art? We wonder who's the artist? Well, this art that you see around you, in you, above you below you. Who's the
maker? Who's the artist here? Don't you think about him wamena nassima yet the human dunlea he and the and yet among the people are those who take other than Allah as equals to him how you have buena hunka Bella, they love them as they should love Allah will levena amanu I shall do her Bella. But those who believe they are stronger in love for Allah, the people who have Eman who do they love the most? Allah the Most. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, none of you can truly believe until Allah and His Messenger are more beloved to him than everyone else. How can we love a lot the most when we realize that he has benefited us the most? That he is the one who has created us,
whatever we have, we haven't because he gave it whenever we see whatever we enjoy, whatever pleasure we have anything it is from who it is from him. So how loving he is. Why don't we love
him in return when Medina amanu, Ayesha de Bella, and if only they who have wronged would consider when they see the punishment, they will be certain that all power belongs to Allah, and that Allah is severe and punishment right now. Many live their lives for getting a lot. But what will happen when they will meet Allah, they will see that all power belongs to Allah. It doesn't belong to the people of this world. It doesn't belong to the things of this world. It doesn't belong to the creation, it belongs to the Creator, and Allah is severe and punishment. And they should consider that when those who have been followed, dissociate themselves from those who followed them, and they
all see the punishment and cut off from them. All the ties of relationship. Right now, we hold on strong to the bonds of love that we have with other people. we cling to them, we are willing to compromise our service to Allah in our service to the creation, but what do we see on the Day of Judgment, all these bonds, they will be broken? And if we have been serving the creation, then what benefit will the creation bring to us that day? No, all these relationships will be cut off what the fuck part became will.
Those who followed will say, If only we had another turn at worldly life, so we could dissociate ourselves from them as they have dissociated themselves from us. Thus will Allah show them their deeds as regrets upon them hustled out in LA him, when my homie Cartagena Milan, and they are never to emerge from the fire after death, all those who loved other than Allah, the way they should have loved Allah, what will happen to them after death, they will be in eternal regret has a lot and this has, this regret will begin from the time of death onwards, from the moment of death onwards from the grave. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, none will enter Paradise but will be shown
the place he would have occupied in the Hellfire if he had rejected faith. Why, so that he may be more thankful, and none will enter Hellfire, but will be shown the place he would have occupied in paradise if he had faith. Why would he be shown that place so that it may be a cause of sorrow for him? Then there will be sorrow, upon sorrow, regret upon regret, so whenever we feel lazy to obey Allah, then think this is the time of working. This is the time of striving. I cannot work in the grave. I cannot fast in the grave. I cannot break em in the grave in the hustle in Jana? No, this is the time. This is the time when we prefer the creator over the creation. Yeah, you harness all
mankind, Coloma method of the halala yerba eat from whatever is on the earth that is lawful and good and do not follow the footsteps of chef on. Indeed he is to you a clear enemy, he only orders you to evil and immorality and teaches you to say about Allah, what you do not know who is shavon and open enemy to us? And how does he attack us through our weak points, our weaknesses, and of our greatest weaknesses is the food that we love to eat. So he makes us develop poor eating habits and sometimes a person does not even see if the food is halal or not, whether it is a source of nourishment, or it is a source of sickness. So we need to examine our eating habits, we need to check what are we
eating, because part of protecting ourselves from shavon is to watch what we eat, watch what we eat, in order to protect ourselves from shame upon
what either pinata homophobia or manzanilla. And when it is said to them follow what Allah has revealed. They say, rather, we will follow that which we have found our forefathers doing. Allah says, even though their fathers understood nothing, nor were they guided. Now, sometimes we find ourselves in these conflicts, but on tells us one thing and society tells us another here the state of the heart is different. And when we reach home, then the heart begins to long for other things here we're enjoying the Quran. And when we're at home, we want to enjoy other things. Sometimes we remain stuck in indecision, while knowing what the truth is. We know what we have to do still, we
remain conflicted. Should I do it? Should I not do it? Should I go ahead or should I not go ahead? Now what happens Allah? Allah is telling us over here, that there are some people who give preference to what following their forefathers, even if their forefathers are in the wrong.
They like to follow the traditions, the customs of their society, even if the society is upon falsehood. What are we going to do when
Allah has gifted us with this divine knowledge, when Allah is gifting us with the knowledge of the Quran, then what is it that we should prefer the knowledge of the Quran? The How is it that which we should follow? Or should we just blindly begin to follow the rest of the people wherever they are going, we also pursue them. Remember, whatever we follow, whoever we follow, that is what we are going to end up with. If we follow the Quran, then our companion will be who the Quran and if we follow the people of this world, then who will we be with on the Day of Judgment, those whom we love Allah omarama Hubba. So think and see, who is it that we like? Who is it that we follow? Who is it
that we stay with? Who is it that we serve, with methadone, Latina cafaro, the example of those people who disbelieve is like that of a shepherd who shouts at what hears nothing except calls and cries. And what is that cattle or sheep? Because cattle or sheep, when they're being called? What do they hear? Just sound just cries? So likewise, there are some people who hear the Quran but they understand nothing from the Quran. What do they understand just the sounds just the sounds of the Quran. The Quran does not enter their heart, it does not impact their heart, it does not move their heart It does not increase them in love in Russia of Allah. Allah says someone Bookman are immune,
deaf, dumb and blind, so they do not understand. Well, you will have believed, eat from the good things which we have provided for you and be grateful to Allah. Again, eat halal, eat good food, if it is indeed him that you worship. If it is indeed a love that you worship, then what is it that we have to do? Watch the food that we put in our mouth? Is it good? Is it halal? Is it a year, and after eating, Who should we be thankful to Allah Subhana muthana he has only forbidden to you dead animals blood, the flesh of swine and that which has been dedicated to other than alarming that which has been slaughtered for other than Allah. But whoever is forced by necessity, neither
desiring it nor transgressing its limit, there is no sin upon him. Indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful, Indeed, those who can see what Allah has sent down of the book and exchange it for a small price, those consumed not into their bellies except the fire. And Allah will not speak to them on the Day of Resurrection, nor will he purify them, and they will have a painful punishment. Who is it that Allah will not even speak to on the Day of Judgment, those who conceal the truth, those who conceal the Hulk, who conceal the book of Allah, the law that Allah has revealed, and there are some other people also whom Allah will not speak to, who amongst them, for example, an aged man, an old
man who commits Zina, a ruler who lies and a proud, poor person, meaning he is needy, yet he's proud. The prophets on a lot of them also said that amongst those people, whom Allah will not speak to, are a person who has extra water, and he is in a journey, and there is a person who's thirsty, and he needs the water, but he does not give it to him. He has extra water, somebody is thirsty, they need it, yet he does not give it to him such person alone will not even speak to on the Day of Judgment. Likewise, a person who gives the pledge of allegiance to an Imam accept someone as their leader, and gives it only for worldly benefits. If the man gives him what he wants, he abides by the
pledge, otherwise, he does not fulfill his pledge. And thirdly, a man who sells something to another man after the prayer and swears by Allah, that he has been offered so much for it, whereupon the buyer believes him and buys it although in fact, the seller has not been offered such a price meaning he lies just to make some sales and this is a decent body. Now, if you think about it, not speaking to someone, what is this a sign of extreme anger? So there are some people with whom alone will be so angry with that Allah will not even speak to them on the Day of Judgment, he will not even purify them, and for them as a painful punishment. Those are the ones who have exchanged
guidance for error and forgiveness for punishment, how patient they are in pursuit of the fire. Do they not see where they're headed to that is deserved by them, because Allah has sent down the book in truth, and indeed, those who differ over the book are in extreme dissension.