Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
Series: Taimiyyah Zubair – Fahm Al-Quran
Juz’ 11: At-Taubah 90-129 – Yunus 1-109
Allah has already forgiven the Prophet, and then their hygiene and the unsolved who followed him in the hour of difficulty, FISA ITIL or Swati, Allah has pardoned all of them. Why? Because despite the hardship, they said, lead back to a loss command. Despite the difficulty of what they were instructed to do, they still went ahead, and they obeyed a law. This was about the book, that the expedition to the book, it was extremely difficult, because first of all, the enemy was mighty strong, the previous confrontation with this enemy, the Muslims, they suffered a lot, many, many Muslims were killed. And we see that the army was huge. And now this confrontation that was going to
take place, the journey was very long, it was extremely hot. Like I mentioned to you earlier, it was the month of July, when the prophets of Allah said and went, and he met in July in Arabia. Just imagine how hot it is, if it's so hot here, but imagine how hot it is in the desert. It was a time of harvest. So the crop was ready, the palm trees were ready. And if they did not harvest, when would they sell? When would they make money? And how would they store food for the following year. And it meant that the food they had from the previous year stock was now coming to an end. So there was a shortage of food, there was a shortage of supplies, the journey was long, it was very, very
And this is why this army was known as j shoulder arrastra. The army of difficulty. So those are less parent artisans who went forth for this expedition. Allah has forgiven them, Allah has forgiven them. Because even though they went out, and Allah zwei, still, there were mistakes.
Because this is only natural. No matter what we do, do we not make mistakes in that? We do. Like for example, we make our intention that inshallah for thoroughly when I will go, I'm not going to fuss and complain at all. Or, for instance, everyday, I'm not going to complain about my thirst and my fatigue. And then what happens? We do say something, we make a promise, I'm going to be patient, and what happens? We forget that lesson of patience, we make mistakes. So the Sahaba were also human beings, they were not perfect. They went for this journey, the settler bake, but they still made mistakes, because they were after all human beings. Because no matter what we do, there will always
be imperfection in it. There will always be something that will be not right, that will be wrong. So Allah says that Allah has forgiven the Prophet, and the mohajir in and the unsolved who followed him in the hour of difficulty, why has a lot forgiven them? Because they went out despite the difficulty.
Even though they found a difficult, they still said, Love bake. So because it was so difficult, and they still obeyed Allah, Allah forgive them for their mistakes. So what do we learn that the more difficult something is to do, and the more mistakes we make in that, but because of our striving, because of our effort in sha Allah, Allah will pardon what the mistakes that we have made. Allah will pardon those insha Allah, because he knows the sincerity with which his servant is striving, after the hearts of a party of them had almost inclined to doubt meaning a group of them a group of the believers, they almost intended to stay behind. But what happened they went anyway and then
Allah forgave them. Allah forgive them even though initially they were reluctant, Allah forgave them. So for example, right now, we might be hesitant about fasting in Ramadan, but inshallah come tonight tomorrow, inshallah inshallah, the fast has to be kept with how, with happiness, inshallah? Yes, it will be difficult, yes, we are scared. But we will do it happily in sha Allah, and for any sense of fear, or any negative feeling that we may have hesitation. You know, we might be thinking, isn't there any excuse that applies on me? Hmm. Some excuse maybe that applies on me because of which I may be allowed to not fast this year? No. So what do we see that when a person does it
anyway? You know, he's controlling his heart, his feelings, he's controlling himself, then Allah will pardon him in the huobi him or for Rahim? Indeed, he wants to them kind and merciful. Now what about those people whose better was deferred? we learned earlier about certain individuals whose repentance was
not accepted immediately. So what about them? Allah says, where I left fella. And he also forgive the three who were left behind.
And when they were left behind, they regretted their error, to the point that the earth closed in on them, in spite of its vastness, and their souls, confine them. And there were certain that there is no refuge from Allah except in him. Then he turned to them so they could repent. Indeed, Allah is the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful, who are these three people, these were carved, even Malik Hillel been omiya and muralla. All these three companions, there'll be a lot more on home. They were noble companions. Some of them were present at birth. They have participated in the previous battles, and what happened at the book they intended to go, but they kept delaying carbon marriage,
Marco Polo and who has heard this is very long the story that he narrates about this incident, in his own words, that each day he said he would get ready in order to go he would get ready in order to go but he kept delaying. He kept delaying until what happened. The Muslims are ready and they left and he said, It's okay. I will join them tomorrow. I will join them next day. Day after day went by, and then cargo Dillard who realized that it's too late to go now. So he remained behind. And what happened, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam went to the book and he returned and what happened? The people who remain behind from the book, group after group of them they went to the Prophet
sallallahu Sallam swearing olts, presenting false excuses, apologizing, and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he kept accepting their false excuses, letting them go. And carpro the Allahu anhu. He was sitting there watching, and then he went to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam also. And he said, he also lie if I were sitting in front of anybody else, I could have lied.
I could have made up a very good story. Because after all, COVID Alomar, who was support he was very eloquent. He said, I could have deceived him, but I know that you are the Messenger of Allah, and if I lie to you, Allah who will expose my lie, and I will be sinful. So my reason is that I remain behind out of pure laziness. It was my fault. I should have gone forth with you. It was my fault. So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, As for this person, he has spoken the truth, you get up and go and wait for Allah to review concerning you. And so what happened? Gabriella, I knew him and these two other companions also, they were in complete isolation. The prophets Allah forbade the
companions from even talking to them from even speaking to them. So Karbala the Lord Who said I would go to the masjid I would greet the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and would wonder, did he even respond to my greeting?
And then he said, that I would go to the masjid and I would look at the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and he would not look at me. And then when I would be praying, I could tell that the prophets Allah Lawson was looking at me.
And whenever I would see him, he would smile, the smile of a person who is angry, the smile of a person who is angry. 40 days went by like this.
And then what happened? On the 40 of the day, the prophets Allah said, I'm instructed that the separate from their wives even the separate from their wives even. And then 50 days went by, well, one new alarm, Amina la de la la. They knew they knew they were certain that there is no refuge from Allah except with him. You cannot run away from Allah, even when you've done something wrong. What is the way the only way is the way to him seeking His forgiveness, begging him for Pardon? And that is what these three Sahaba did. 50 days went by, and they did not give up seeking forgiveness. Can you imagine if we had to seek forgiveness for 50 days, when we give up perhaps we would become very
angry? Perhaps we would give up hope. Congress will argue he did not give up hope. Why? Because he knew there is no way but to Allah. So what happened through matabele him Leah tubu. And then finally, these IRS were revealed, declaring that Allah had accepted the Toba of these three people. Until Cobra dilemma. I knew he was so happy at this when he went to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam told him to rejoice, Cabo de la Rn who said that I want to give a charity whatever that I have, that I accepted my Toba. He accepted my Toba. Can you imagine know that your Toba has been accepted. He given charity, whatever he had, in fact, the person who
came to him to give him this good news coverage below or knew immediately, whatever he had on his body, the clothes that he had, he said I'm gonna give these to you.
Whatever he had immediately in gratitude in happiness, he's giving South Africa after South Africa that my Toba has been accepted.
Now what is the lesson that we learned from this? The main lesson is that when something has been assigned to us, when we have been given a task to do, then never ever, ever be allowed, never, ever not show up, no matter what fulfill it, no matter how hard it is, how difficult it is, don't leave it in the middle. Don't leave it unfinished. Do not leave it like that, unless there is a genuine excuse, a genuine reason. And you have been granted permission. That is a different case. But once we have accepted that we're going to do something and we are expected to do it, then we better do it. Because if we're not doing it, this is a disservice not to ourselves, but to Allah soprano who
athon gabra below and who did not leave his prayers. He did not have a cantus faith in Allah. What happened over here was the mistake the crime that was committed here was that he was supposed to go on this mission and he did not go, he was required to go and he did not go, he did not show up. And this was considered a sin near Allah, something that removed him that that kept him away from Allah for 50 days. Can you imagine a gap of 50 days, you don't know if I was happy with you or angry with you 50 days and not even a single believer was talking to him. Imagine the gap the distance that we create between ourselves and Allah, when we don't fulfill our obligations, when we don't fulfill our
commitments, this is a sin. And we do not take this seriously. Leaving what is obligatory is a means of acquiring allas anger. And this incident also reveals the honesty of the Sahaba, that when they were told, do not speak to these three men, they did not speak to them so much so that on one occasion calculate the law and you have to give an oath to one of his relatives, that I swear by Allah that you must answer me. Do you not know that I love a lion is messenger? Do you not know that I am a believer, I'm not a hypocrite.
And he replied, Allah and His Messenger know best.
Allah and His Messenger know best if you're really a believer, look at the honesty of the Sahaba that they did not betray. The messenger said a lot of sudden when he had said nobody speak to these three, they did not speak to these three. And even when he had to, then He only said what was appropriate. And then this incident also shows to us that punishment is for the purpose of our purification.
punishment is not for the purpose of torture and abuse. It is for what reason for our improvement, if these three Sahaba were not corrected, then what would happen? Imagine they're living with the sin, Allah is angry with them, and they don't even know. So the fact that for 50 days, nobody spoke to them. They were punished, there was a social boycott. This was for the purpose of purifying them. So anytime we feel that something has happened in our lives, and we feel that this is a punishment from Allah because of the wrongs that we have done. Don't be angry with Allah.
Rather be grateful that we were shown our mistake, we were shown our error. Because sometimes we commit sins in our heart in our minds by thinking negative thoughts, and we don't even realize, but then what happens? we bumped somewhere we hurt our leg and we think, what did I just say to myself? What did I just think about the other person or stuff and you seek forgiveness from Allah. So punishments, they are meant for the purpose of purification. Remember, for this law, love alone is not enough. Love alone is not enough for Islam, for reformation for correction, sometimes some disciplinary measures are also helpful. A lot advises the believers. Yeah, you Hello, Dina amanu Oh,
you have believed it. Allah fear Allah will call my mouth for the pain and be with those who are truthful, because during this time in these 50 days car, blah, blah, who actually received the letter from one of the leaders of a tribe that was still disbelieving. And in that letter was an invitation that why don't you come join us? We have heard the true people have left you they have boycotted you. You don't deserve to be treated like this, leave them and come join us and cargo below and who immediately threw that letter in an oven? Fire he burnt it. Why? Because he knew that if I leave the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, no matter how much honor I get in this world.
That is not success. I am not going to be saved. So Allah advises us here you have Latina ermanno it takala wahconah Masada clean, stay with those who are truthful because when we are with the truthful people, then what happens they point out
Our mistakes, isn't it, an honest friend would point out our mistake, they will tell us honestly what they see wrong in us. And that is difficult to bear. It is difficult to listen to. But Allah tells us stay with these people. Why? For your own good, because what's the point of a friend who congratulate you on your mistakes? who helps you in doing wrong? That's not a friend, that's an enemy. So no matter how difficult this friendship is friendship with the truthful people still adhere to them, stay with them. And sometimes it happens at honest people. Sometimes they're very straightforward. And when they're so straightforward, they're very cut and dry. Hurry. And so we get
annoyed, that Come on, don't you care about my feelings, at least say it nicely, at least said with a smile, why are so rough and rude and dry? Sometimes it happens. But unless I still stay with them, why for your own good, it was not proper for the people of Medina, and those surrounding them of the Bedouins that they remain behind after the departure of the Messenger of Allah, or that they prefer themselves over his self. That is because they are not afflicted by thirst, or fatigue, or hunger in the cause of a law. Nor do they tread on any ground that enrages the disbelievers nor do they inflict upon an enemy, any infliction, but that is registered for them as a righteous as a righteous
deed. Indeed, a lot is not allowed to be lost the reward of the moistening of those who do good. Remember, a believer when he when she is in the way of Allah, than they are rewarded for everything they suffer in a loss cause, even first, even hunger, even for a step that they take in the cause of Allah.
For every little thing, they are paid by Allah, they are rewarded by Allah, for every step, a good deed is rewarded. So Allah says, Don't stay behind them. Don't stay behind, do something for the sake of Allah go forward in Allah's way. You don't like people who work on an hourly basis. I don't have some consulting businesses, then what do they do? They charge for every hour. And they also charged for, you know, stationery, sometimes, right? And the charge for the time that it took them to travel, to come and to go, they bill the hours. So they're being paid for even driving to work. And we think well, how lucky you are, or your gas is free, your gas is covered by your work, your
health, your medication, and all of that everything is covered by your work. We think such people are so fortunate. But who is truly fortunate, the one who is working for Allah's cause it's the highest highest paying job. Nobody pays you for a step that you take delay. Nobody pays you for the thirst that you suffer. Nobody, nobody can pay you for the hunger that you suffer. In fact, they want you to be hungry so that they can get more work out of you. This is why lunch break is short.
Or we're told if you take a lunch break, you won't be paid for it. But what do we see here, when a person suffers anything big or small, he is rewarded in the way of Allah in the law. Hello the original mercy Nene. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, No fatigue, nor disease, nor sorrow, nor sadness, nor hurt nor distress befalls a Muslim, even if it were the prick he receives from a thorn, but that Allah experience some of his sins for that. And they do not spend an expenditure small or large or across a valley, but that it is registered for them, that Allah May reward them for the best of what they were doing. They were rewarded for what even what they spend
in aligns with whether it is a small amount or a huge amount. And for every value their costs. Whether it takes them five minutes or 10 minutes, they cross the valley and Allah who will reward them. For the accent American we are Malone Allah accepts the deeds of his servants. He accepts the everything that a servant invests in the way of Allah is rewarded. Walmart can animate mean orderly and feudal calf. And it is not right for the believers to go forth to battle all at once or all together, meaning the book was an exceptional situation. It was a test in which every single individual was required to go now in the future after the book
What is it that the believers have to do LSS fellow Lana forum in Kolkata Minh home for Eva toliet Asakusa Dean rucola homido Roger la him, La La homea dawn, for there should separate from every division of them a group remaining to obtain understanding in their religion and warn their people when they return to them that they might be cautious. So after the book, feast, vilella, struggling, working striving in the cause of Allah was divided into two categories. One category is of those people who go and fight who go and protect the borders who go and fight the physical enemy who go to the battlefield, the actual battlefield. And then another group that is mentioned in this ayah has
to go and protect the minds of people. They have to find the mental enemy. How, by spreading knowledge of the deen, how is it that they will spread knowledge of the deen first by learning themselves? So some people have to dedicate themselves to learn the deen of Allah to study the book of Allah to study the law that Allah has revealed? And once they have learned it, then what should they do? They must spread its understanding. Leon Nero como home, Roger la him, it doesn't mean that every person has to become a scholar and author a speaker. No, it means that each person who learns, must must educate those who are around him, even if it's just the family, even if it's just the
neighbors, even if it's the people in the neighborhood, whoever but someone, someone because people need to be taught. Think about it. Allah subhanaw taala has he not made certain things and obligation on us? First of all, the fact that we worship Him, then the fact that we should fast in Ramadan, we have to pray five times a day. There are certain etiquette of obtaining behala cleanliness. Now, are people born with this knowledge? No, they're not born with this knowledge. They need to learn about these things. So who's going to teach them the prophets of Allah Islam said that parable.
seeking knowledge is an obligation on who every Muslim man and every Muslim woman. So who is going to teach them?
if everybody's in the need of learning, somebody has to get up, somebody has to go forward and learn and go back and teach the family, teach the children, teach the community spread this head, otherwise what will happen? ignorance will prevail. People will become ignorant of even who their Lord is, who their Lord Allah is. And this kind of ignorance, unfortunately, is widespread, even within Muslims.
Even with the Muslims, we see that Muslim children, their ABCs they know their verbs and their nouns and their adjectives. They know a lot of stuff, but they don't know. So how about
they don't know much of the Quran. They know songs, but they don't know Quran. Why? Because who is going to teach them? Who is going to train them who's going to educate?
If everybody is concerned about their own comfort, then who's going to teach the rest of the people generally what happens? We are always looking for teachers. If I could find somebody who will teach my children the Quran,
I will pay them this much money. Just anybody who will teach my children how to recite the Quran. Why is it that we have a shortage of Quran teachers were suffering from this, you know, literal famine? It's It's It's a drought, we don't have people who can teach who can teach how to recycle and why? Because there are so few people who have learned how to recite Quran properly, and their hands are already for how much more Can they do.
So we need more people. We need more people who will spread this awareness. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoever goes to the masjid not desiring anything except learning something good or to teach it, then he will have a reward like that of a complete hedge. Who the person who goes to the masjid with the intention of either learning something, or teaching it,
then he will have a reward like that of a complete.
What do we do generally? Oh, I know. I've done the course. We all need reminders, you know, because sometimes when there's a lecture somewhere, we think, Oh, I know already. Like for example, welcome from above. I know the Ramadan. I know what why do I need to learn? No, it's a reminder each time a person goes to benefit from some hate to learn even one good thing. He gets the reward like that.
any This is amazing how generous Our Lord is. And not just the one who goes to learn something good, but also the one who goes to teach it. Because sometimes it's easy to go and just sit and listen. But when we have to sit in front of children and make sure that they're learning, that that is something heavy on us. But this is also something that is greatly rewarded. The Prophet sallallahu sallam, he also said that, indeed, the scholars are the heirs of the prophets, the prophets Do not leave behind dinar or their home. The only legacy of the scholars is knowledge, so whoever takes from it, then he has indeed taken the most ample share, meaning he's taken really a good share, he
has really taken a good fortune. This is the best property, this is the best wealth, which wealth, the knowledge of the deen, the Medina amanu, or you have believed, find those adjacent to you of the disbelievers. And let them find a new harshness and know that Allah is with the righteous. And whenever a surah is revealed, there are among the hypocrites those who say, which of you has this increased in faith, as for those who believed it has increased them in faith. So the hypocrite says, Oh, this didn't benefit me. There was useless, there was no point in going I haven't really learned much. The believers, what happens to them every Sora increases them in faith, and they are
rejoicing, they're happy that they remembered something they had forgotten, they learned something they were ignorant off with the knowledge of every surah they become more and more happy. But as for those in whose hearts is disease, it has only increased them in evil, in addition to their evil, meaning they don't benefit at all, and they will have died while they're disbelievers. Do they not see that they're tried every year once or twice? And incident like the book happens that exposes them, yet they do not repent? Nor do they remember, they don't take any lesson.
And whenever Sora is revealed, they look at each other saying does anyone see you? Because they don't want to hear they don't want to learn? They don't want to be assigned any task. So they say Is anybody looking? nobody's looking? Okay. Then they dismiss themselves when they get up and leave quietly. Allah has dismissed their hearts because they are people who do not understand Allah has turned their hearts away. There has certainly come to you a messenger from among yourselves or believers value, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the teacher, the leader that was sent to you, he was from among yourselves, grievous to him is what you suffer, he is concerned
over you and to the believers. He is kind and merciful. Just think about how much he strove in the way of Allah. I mean, the journey to the book, when you read its details, it just melts your heart in love for sue the loss of a lot is in admiration for that man, what he went through, how much he struggled, how much he endured in the way of Allah, why to deliver this on and we are sitting with this on and we don't recite it, and we don't pass it on. The profits of the loss that have suffered financially, physically, emotionally suffered in Allah's way why to deliver this arm to us, do we not care about this gift that we have received? If he suffered so much? Why don't we take it and we
pass it on? Lakota como Soloman unfussy calm as easily Hema and if Tom Hadn't you sooner Aleikum Bill momineen or opha Rahim with all the believers he was kind and merciful. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, there is for every prophet of prayer which is granted, meaning every prophet, he could make one door which Allah would definitely accept. every prophet was given that honor, but every prophet showed haste in his prayer meeting, he made the law in this world. I have, however, reserved my prayer for the intercession of my oma on the Day of Resurrection, and it will be granted if Allah so willed in case of everyone amongst my oma provided he dies without associating anything
hadith of Muslim. This is how much the prophets of Allah sort of cared for his ummah, he could have made $1 for his own personal life for his own personal comfort, or he could have made the offer the people who are with him. He reserved this law for the Day of Judgment, so that he can benefit his entire oma, this is how much Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam loved us. So what are we doing to the legacy that he left behind?
into a low so if they turn away meaning of they don't follow your footsteps, they don't struggle in Allah's way the way you struggled for older than say has to be Allahu La Ilaha Illa. Who sufficient for me is Allah, there is no deity except Him, meaning the messenger so a lot of sudden them does not need our help. He does not need anybody's help to fulfill his mission. All he needed was the help of Allah. Allah helped him then and Allah will help his mission today also, la he tawakkol to Hua Hua Baraka, alim Allah who will help his mission with us and without us if we are part of that. It's our good if we struggle and allows our success. And if we stay behind, then the messengers have
a lot of Solomon his legacy will not suffer. Are they historical to on him, I have relied and He is the Lord of the great throne.