Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
Series: Taimiyyah Zubair – Fahm Al-Quran
Juz’ 16: Al-Kahf 75-110 – Ta-Ha
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So let's Mariam Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim In the name of Allah be Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful calve. Hi yah rain sod, the crew Rama to bigger Buddha who Zachary Yeah. This is a mention of the mercy of your Lord to his servant zekeriya when he called to his Lord of private supplication, in heart, quietly, secretly, he may draw, why? because the Lord hears all voices, he hears our heart, even when we don't utter the words or articulate our feelings. He said, My Lord, indeed my bones have become weak. Look at the way of making the law. This is how we should make the law also in the time of need in the time of weakness, pain, hardship, worry, hurt, grief, narrate
your sad story before who Allah soprano Don, now before people, because what are people going to do? Allah already knows what we're going through. He is the one who decreed it.
But when you pour out your feelings before Allah, when you talk to him about what you're going through, it lightens your heart, and it invites the mercy of Allah. It invites His mercy, he said, and my head has filled with white, and never have I been in my supplication to you, My Lord, unhappy, look at how hopeful he is. So always, no matter how difficult the situation has become, always, always remain hopeful. Why? Because every night is followed by the day. So every problem has an end to it. So look at the words of the Korean a salon de la COVID. Waikato Bishop here that I've never despaired, I've never thought that it is not possible.
I've never given up on you a lot. While I'm a computer, I got a bishop here. I haven't even gone that side. I trust you so much. I'm so confident in you. What a nice little malware Liam in World War II. And indeed, I fear the successors after me that there all of the careerism was basically for children. He wanted to have children. And why is it that he wanted to have children, he said that I fear the successors after me, which means that he did not want children for himself. Rather, he wanted children for the spiritual instruction of his people, because he was worried about his people, that when I die, who's going to teach them? Who's going to lead them? Who's going to guide
them? Who's going to inform them? And this tells us about the state of the Bani Israel. At that time that there was no one amongst them homes a career at a salon thought would be able to take this responsibility. Imagine there were so many Muslims of that time, but Zachary RSM didn't think that anyone would actually take that responsibility seriously. So he wanted a child of his own home he would teach and instruct and Allah subhanaw taala would appoint him as a leader in order to
guide people. And he said, and my wife has been barren. So give me from yourself and air. What is he saying, basically, I don't know how, but I need an air. I need a child. I don't know how, but I need you to do this for me. And look at how he's expressing his weakness, his inability. But he has so much trust so much faith in the power of of law. And when a person makes the law like this, then what happens is the law is accepted. He said, a child who will inherit me and inherit from the family of yaku, meaning you will also be a prophet from the Bani Israel and make him My Lord pleasing to you. What will hoorah be,
Oh Allah make him pleasing. You see these words which are either good or bad, or the you know, you should make this offer yourself also, order I'll need a bit of the year, that Oh my Lord, make me such that you are pleased with me. I become pleasing to you. Because the one with whom Allah is happy,
that person is fine. As a career lesson, I was told all the Korea Indeed, we give you a good tidings of a boy whose name will be a here we have not assigned to any before this name, meaning Yeah, here was a unique and beautiful name. He said, Oh, my Lord, how will I have a boy, when my wife has been Baron and I have reached extreme old age now he surprised himself. And many times it happens that you made the offer something you want something to happen. It's a wish. And then when it's fulfilled, you're like, how's it going to happen? You're surprised you're yourself amazed that it actually happened. Like, for example, you're talking to somebody about coffee, at the masjid after a
thought. And what happens? A friend of yours walks in with three coffees. You just had that desire that wish? And Allah subhanaw taala fulfilled it immediately. We experience such things. And then when it happens, we're shocked. We're surprised. Who told you how did you find out? And then we say, I wish I'd asked for something better. I wish we had thought about something better. So we see this is natural. Zachary, Allah Simon surprised that how can I have a child and angel said, thus it will be your Lord says it is easy for me, for I created you before while you were nothing. This is a lost power. Whenever something is difficult, seemingly impossible. ask Allah. Allah, I want to do this. I
don't know how I'm going to do this. You make me do it. I am so weak. I don't even know how to figure this out. You help me figure this out. You help me and pray with conviction with your pain, placing all your trust in Allah subhanaw taala.
zecharia said, My Lord, make for me a sign. He said your sign is that you will not speak to the people for three nights being sound. So he came out to his people from the prayer chamber and signal to them to exalt Allah in the morning and afternoon, when he received the good news of a child. What is he doing? He busies himself in the remembrance of Allah morning and evening. And he tells the people to do the same thing also unsub bihu book rotten mushiya What does this teach us? That when we receive a blessing from Allah, then what should we do? Should we do this better also? Yes, when morning and evening, every time you feel happy, and it happens when you've been waiting for
something and it comes, you feel happy about it. So thank and praise Allah. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, There is none more superior in the sight of Allah than a believer who is given a long life in Islam. And he spends it in Allah as the spear that could be and
he spends his long life saying what Subhana Allah? Allahu Akbar, La ilaha illAllah meaning he does a lot of the
Do you know any person who is old or retired or not as productive as they used to be before because of their health condition because of their age? Do you know anybody share this Hardee's with them, that when a person in old age also, when he engages in the vicar of Allah, then what is the status near Allah? He is like the best person in the sight of Allah, that a long life of 80 years, 90 years, 100 years. And in that time, what was that person doing? remembering Allah, glorifying Allah? Because you see glorifying the Lord when you have to do they could in the morning and in the evening, what does it mean? It's a part of your life. You're doing it all the time, basically. I
mean, there's some God that you do before sunrise and then after sunrise all day long.
Trying to complete them. And the next thing you know, you have to say your evening call, which are to be said before sunset, and then when sunset happens, then you get busy with the nighttime with God. So it's like round the clock. You're remembering a lot and for a believer, remembering the light is not just limited to Salah, but it is part of his life throughout his life until the end of his life. Yeah, here hodl kitabi co watching what atina hochma sobia Allah said, Oh yeah, here, take the Scripture with determination. And we gave him judgment while yet a boy. Your hair was a very wise boy having decision power, knowledge, understanding, the ability to establish correct opinion,
and he was like this from childhood and this was entirely a gift of who? Allah subhanaw taala were Hannah Mila Dona was aka, or Canada, Kenya and affection from us and purity and he was fearing of Allah. We're about one BYD day one, Aamir Khan, jabatan, aasaiya and beautiful to his parents and he was not a disobedient tyrant. These are the qualities of a good child. Am I like this to my parents also think these are the qualities of a good person. First of all, there's wisdom than soft heartedness kindness, affection, purity. And this purity is in a headlock in character in tongue, thoughts heart. Then taqwa also, which means that a person will be good towards his parents, and
that is what is mentioned, we're about one BYD day. You see goodness towards parents, has already been mentioned so many times in the Quran, which means that this is something that we don't have a choice about. So by the end of this Ramadan in sha Allah, our goal should be that my parents are happy with me, in sha Allah, and if they have passed away, then I should make a lot of the offer them when Aamir Khan jabatan Aasiya he was not disobedient tyrant. He was not Jabba. He was not hard hearted, rough, crude, bad luck No, not like that. And peace be upon him the day he was born and the day he dies and the day he is raised alive, and mentioned Oh prophet in the book, The story of
money, um, when she withdrew from her family to a place towards the east. This was when her mother decided to give her child for the service of Allah subhanaw taala. So what happened Monday, um, when she was born, she was taken to the Beetham office. And that is where she stayed in her private quarters, dedicating her time entirely for the worship of Allah, she was meant to stay there, and she took in seclusion from them a screen, then we sent to her Our Angel, and he represented himself to her as a well proportioned man. Why a man because this is how Allah sends angels to people to communicate with them. We learn about the story of three people from the bunnies, through whom Allah
tested and he sent angels to them in the form of people able to hear Listen, I'm Luke Addison, when the angels came to them, the guests How are they in the form of human beings, so to money, I'm also the angel came in the form of a human being, but look at her reaction. She said, Indeed, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you. So leave me if you should be fearing of Allah, meaning go from here, if you have any fear of Allah. You see, she had never been in such close contact with a man that a man enters her room. The only man that would come was the courier listener, her relative and her teacher. And seeing a man in front of her in her room was something that was frightening for her
as you can see here, that she says, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you leave me if you should be fearing of Allah.
You see money on our data center. Even though her parents were not there. Her teacher was not there. How was her reaction? The reaction of a chaste, modest, responsible girl? her statement is a testament to her chastity to her fear of Allah subhanaw taala because it is these times when people are alone, when a man and woman they're alone, and there is no third one. This is where people slip, okay, my mom is not watching. There's no window over here. Nobody can hear. But what is the reaction of money and I seek refuge in Allah against you. He said, I am only the messenger of your Lord, meaning don't fear. I'm only an angel to give you news of a pure boy, just as if he were in his
center when he saw the angels. He got scared also, Luther SNM said, I don't recognize you. He was also worried he was apprehensive. And then the angel said, don't worry. We are just messengers. So they said the same thing to him. She said, How can I have a boy while no man has touched me and I have not been unchaste he said thus it will be your Lord says it is easy for me and we will make him assigned to the people and the Mercy from Us and us.
It is a matter already to create meaning this is something that's unavoidable, it's going to happen. But you've been told before, so you are prepared for it mentally. So she conceived him. And she withdrew with him to a remote place who recently said that she conceived him. And while he was in her room, she went to a place that was even more secluded. And eventually the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree. She said, Oh, I wish I had died before this. And wasn't oblivion forgotten? why she's saying this? Because Firstly, she was worried and distressed. Because I mean, the pains of childbirth, they're understandably very hard to bear. So she is suffering from
the pain. And so she is saying this. And moreover, she was worried about facing people back home, that I'm supposed to be the chaste lone girl who lives in the temple worshipping Allah. And now if I walk back with a child, how would I face the people immediately they're going to accuse me immediately they're going to raise this candle against me, how am I going to defend myself? How am I going to establish my innocence. But he called her from below her, an angel said, Do not grieve your Lord has provided beneath you a stream and shaped towards you the trunk of the palm tree, it will drop upon your ripe fresh dates. So eat and drink and be contented. And if you see from among
humanity, anyone say indeed I have vowed to the Most Merciful abstention. So I will not speak today to any man. Meaning when people come and they ask you, they come and try to talk to you, there is no need to say anything. There is no need to say anything to anybody. And this is the best way of dealing with false accusations.
That when someone is falsely accusing you do not become defensive, immediately, calm down, stay quiet, because the person who's making noise is not in any state to listen to you. They're not going to listen to you, they're just busy making noise. They're not even going to pay attention to what you're saying, if you try to speak they will make more noise. So what's the best thing to do? Just be quiet over there, adopt silence, and wait for the time when alone will create circumstances in your defense. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, Man samata Naja, whoever is silent, he has saved, he has saved. Because imagine if she started arguing over here fighting back using the people could
become violent against her. Do you think that was a possibility? very easily. Unfortunately, this is something very common in people who are religious that as soon as they see somebody whom they think has committed a sin, immediately, they'll become violent. Instead of working towards Islam, they become angry and violent. So Maria was told, just remain silent. Then she brought him to her people carrying him they said, as she expected omarion you have certainly done a thing unprecedented. What a big same. Where did you get this child from? Notice they don't even ask her Is this your child, they immediately come to the conclusion that she has committed Zina.
They say Oh, sister of Harun, your father was not a man of evil, nor was your mother unchaste. So she pointed to him, because she was fasting. Imagine if we had to keep a fast like that No talking.
Imagine. So she pointed to the baby. They said, How can we speak to the one who is in the cradle a child, and that boy, that baby, he spoke, he said, Indeed I am the servant of Allah. He has given me the Scripture and made me a prophet. And he has made me a blessing Wherever I am, and has enjoined upon me prayer as a cat as long as I remained alive, and made me do to my mother, and he has not made me a wretched tyrant and peace is on me, the day I was born, and the day I will die and the day I am raised alive, that is reset the son of money and the word of truth about which they are in dispute. It is not befitting for Allah to take a sun Exalted is He, when he decrees an affair, he
only says to it be and it is, an Indeed, Allah is my Lord and your Lord, so worship Him. That is a straight bath. Now, these verses this entire incident, it teaches us two main lessons. First of all, we see that money and was a pure woman. She was chaste. She was modest. And Allah subhanaw taala put her in a great test that she passed. And we see the when she was put in that test. She does not complain or get upset that Oh Lord, why me? Or why like this? How come I was not asked about it? What if I don't want to know? She accepted and once she accepted, then what happened? Allah subhanaw taala also
helped her. You see, we are all servants of Allah. And Allah subhanaw taala uses his servants for various purposes. So, we remember when Allah subhanaw taala imposes some test on us some difficulty on us. Don't begin to pity yourself. Because yes, it is hard, but insha Allah through us, hopefully some goodwill come about. You see, many times it happens that a woman for example, she goes through divorce, and she wonders, why did this have to happen to me? And she is very upset about it. She is mentally exhausted, emotionally drained. She feels terrible about herself. But then eventually she accepts that yes, this is the decree of Allah. And then what happens? Other people, they come to her
for advice, and she becomes a source of strength for others. So never ever think that if something difficult is happening in your life, you need to pity yourself, no insha Allah, Allah will bring about good from the difficulty that he's put you in. So never pity yourself. Trust Allah. Trust Allah, accept his decision, and do your best. And what will happen alasa panels it will take care of your affairs, like over here in defense of Miriam who spoke, a baby spoke. Remember I showed the lower on her altar, she was falsely accused. And what happened? Allah subhanaw taala revealed I add in the Koran, proving her innocence. So leave your matter to Allah, He put you in that test, he will
make you go through it and he will take you out of it. Fine, insha Allah, but you have to do what you have to do and you have to be patient accepting of Allah has decreed. And then we see over here that even though he saw listened and spoke as a baby, did the people believe, No, they didn't. And this is amazing. They still accused Miriam of having a partner. They still accused Rhys artists and him of being the son of a father. He's not the son of a father, he does not have a father. He only had a mother because he was born from a miracle. Allah subhanaw taala can create men without mother and father like he created Adam, and he can create man from just one mother. He can do whatever he
But yet people didn't believe in him. They didn't believe in Maria. So this also happens. That the truth is evidence still people don't trust you, but take reassurance and the fact that Allah knows the reality if I am truthful before him, then that is all that matters. Then the factions different concerning Risa from among them, so woe to those who disbelieve from the scene of a tremendous day, how clearly they will hear and see the day they come to us. But the wrongdoers today are in clear error will unveil homeo mal hustla and warn them of the day of regrets What is this day? The Day of Judgment? Why? Because the people will regret about they're falling short in Allah's rights, how
they did not fulfill their duty to Allah. And here we need to think how do I pray? When I'm standing in Korea? Where is my mind? And by the time I get to the core, then where is my mind? And by the time I'm sitting in the shadow, then where is my mind? Where has it drifted off to? You see, we also fall short in our duty to Allah subhana wa Tada. And this is something that will be a source of regret on the Day of Judgment, that we did what we did, but we don't make much out of it. And this will be a source of great regret for people on the Day of Judgment. Likewise, when we're fasting, how are we fasting? Is it just that we're being hungry and thirsty? Or is it also the fast of the
tongue, the fast of the mind, that we're also observing patience, when the matter will be concluded.
Especially people will express regret when the matter will be concluded meaning when death will die, and yet they are in a state of heedlessness as they go about their lives without even remembering Allah, and they do not believe the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, no people sit in a gathering without remembering Allah except that it will be a cause of regret for them on the Day of Judgment.
And no person walks on a bath without remembering Allah, except that this will be a cause of regret for him on the Day of Judgment. And no person lies down on his bed without remembering Allah except that it will be a cause of regret for him on the Day of Judgment.
So anything if we want it to be beneficial for us? What do we need to do? remember Allah subhanaw taala while we are engaged in that act, and this is why the prophets of Lhasa encouraged us to say Bismillah on receiving a blessing Alhamdulillah and all the time we are receiving blessings. a nun una de sol alderwoman la ha ya know your own
Indeed it is We Who will inherit the earth and whoever is on it and to us they will be returned.