Seerah Moments #05

Wasim Kempson


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bla bla with hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh My dear brothers and sisters, when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam first received that revelation in the Laurel Hara in the cave of Hera, the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam immediately went to his wife Khadija or the Allahu TA.

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And he explained to her the situation what happened, and her response and how she reacted to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at this very difficult time, seeing her husband, extremely afraid, very scared of what had happened to him seeing him behave in a manner that she had never seen before. Her response was an amazing response and no doubt is a great success from Allah subhanaw taala that he gave to her. Her response enabled the Prophet sallahu it was a limb to take on and absorb what had happened to him. And immediately what she did the Radi Allahu anha was to take her take him to her cousin, who was called workato Ibnu Nofal are the Allahu Anhu. Now, the

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first person to believe in the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the first person to believe in Al Islam was the wife of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Khadija, the second person to believe in the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is somebody maybe you've never heard of, or maybe you've heard of, but you didn't know. And that was the cousin of Khadija or the Rana was name was what, aka to a balloon orphan, who at that time was known as a religious person who studied the previous Scripture, the previous revelations of Allah subhanaw taala, and was actually expecting that a prophet was going to arise from the people. And it was no as we know that the prophets lie

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Selim when he informed what aka about the revelation that he had received, immediately what have I said, that this is this the same one who came to you is the same one who came to Musa Alehissalaam previously. And as we know also, that after this incident, when the Prophet SAW Selim returned to home that what are the Allahu Anhu he passed away, I want to make mention here is that when the Prophet SAW Selim first received the revelation, that there was not the obligation to propagate Islam to all of the people of Makkah. It was only normal that the Prophet Elissa Salam informed his wife and those closest to him. So we know that Abu Bakr Siddiq rhodiola, who I knew was the closest

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friend of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam accepted Islam. And we know that Ali ibn Abi Talib, Radi Allahu Allah, who was living with the Prophet alayhi wa sallam accepted Islam straightaway who was only about 10 years old at the time, and as we know, is a taboo in Hadith or the Allahu Allah, who was the servant of the messenger. So I said look at this particular time, accepted Islam. These were the first people to embrace Islam, Khadija de la rana, Waka, Abu Bakar, olive number, toilet and zigman Hadith out of the aluminum. These were the first people to embrace Islam. And it was only natural for the prophets I send them to teach and call those people who are

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closest to him. The people of Makkah did not yet know that the Prophet aliases home had received revelation. And for a period of time for approximately three years, three years, which maybe for some of us, we think that's a long time. But for the first three years, this period is known as quote as the Dawa Assyria. It was the quiet call the hidden call. And there was a great wisdom in this that many of the elements that have mentioned, but before we mentioned some of these benefits, I want to mention what the the effect that one day one quality Islam can have. Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Allah after seeking permission from the prophets, I said Lim said that, that there were certain

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people who may be inclined to the message of Islam, if they were told it so the Prophet sallallahu Sallam gave Abu Bakr the land permission to speak to certain individuals. Those individuals were who they weren't with management or fun as debatable in Abdullah Mohammed mouth and said, I didn't have a cos. And Paul had been Obaidullah these five great companions. They accepted Islam when he learned him straight away. And you may know that these are five of the 10 who were promised the paradise and they all accepted Islam at the hand of Abu Bakr, Siddiq, Radi Allahu taala. Now this doesn't mean that when a person has Islam that they need to go and propagate it on the on a world stage. You need

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to take things slowly and you need to progress at your level and know whom that you are teaching Islam to Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Allah to those who are closest to himself or his family. And this is exactly in line with what the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam used he did with his own family. And this is in line with what our last pantalla teaches us in the Quran. Yeah, you are loving Gu and for Sakuma Alikum Nara. Oh you have believed? Save yourselves

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and your family's from the hellfire. So a person wants to save themselves from the hellfire. You start with yourself, you focus on yourself and your relationship with Allah subhanaw taala. And then after that you begin with those who are closest to you, with your wife, with your children, with your mother and your father, and your brothers and your sisters, those who are closest to you in the buns of kinship, these are the people that you are focusing on. And a common mistake is that maybe a family member will then go beyond want to speak to the world and people in different countries and forget themselves, and forget those people who are closest to them. We should remember the practice

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of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and how he taught the companions and how to progress slowly in giving that our know who the people whom you are addressing that you that they are able to understand that the message and those who are have the most right over you that they have the ability to listen to the beautiful message of Islam. We also know at the very beginning of Islam in Makkah during the time of the Prophet salallahu Salam that very few people accepted Islam, especially in the early days of Islam in the first three years. So for example, we know that obey the Aboriginal genre, Radi Allahu Anhu he embraced Islam, with Abu selama and an outcome, even the

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outcome are no small responded button but their own, and his two brothers, and also said Abraham said about the Allahu Anhu Jimmy and these were the first people to believe in the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and in the first three years, maybe no more than 30 or 40 people. I mean, some of the scholars have have different numbers on this issue. But they seemed for sure it was not more than 100 people, whether it was 40 people or 50, or 60 people. This is the final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the greatest of mankind, the greatest of the prophets. And in three years, only 50 or 60 people embraced Islam, is that to be seen as a failure,

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not at all, because it's not about quantity. But if you look at the quality of these people who embraced Islam, and what they did for Allah subhanaw taala is religion in the future, in that from them later on, you have the four great hola Rashid in you have Abu Bakr and Omar who embraced Islam about five years after, and the Earthmen an ally Radi Allahu anhu, and those other companions from them, the five who are blessed,

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or promised the Jana, these are Subhanallah individuals who are so heavy, and the scale in terms of how they benefited Islam. And so as individuals, we shouldn't be looking at, you know, spamming Islam to everybody. And just thinking that, you know, when they embrace Islam, we forget about them. When we move on to other people. What is important is that when a person embraces Islam, that they are then taught and nurtured upon Islam. So Islam becomes the most important thing in their lives, and that they are able to take to take their lives forward. As a Muslim, we don't realize sometimes that

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when a person becomes a Muslim, there's a great number of changes that they will go through, and the support that you gave to them and given that our to them, they're in need of that just as much when they embrace Islam, that they will have to face their families, they will have to go through so many trials and decisions, they will inform their closest members as of course is required upon them if it is, of course wise for them to do so sometimes you find brothers and sisters that embrace Islam, and they are unable to tell their families because of the reaction of their families. And in situations like this, of course, it is permitted, it is permitted for them to keep the Islam quiet

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to themselves, and maybe then tell their families at a later date, bearing in mind that we don't want any harm to come to people. So this is a very important point that we take and benefit from the quiet call that the Prophet sallallahu is engaged in at the very beginning of Islam. Another important benefit that I want to focus on from this particular incident is that those who claim that Islam does not honor the woman, or the Islam belittles the rights of women in general, we say as Muslims Alhamdulillah that Islam honors the woman and has raised her on the very highest of levels. In fact, in Islam, the first supporter who supported the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a

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woman, the first individual to embrace Islam was a woman. And this was Khadija Radi Allahu Tigana. That the many rights that were not given to women. At the time of the Prophet sallallahu, ala some Islam came to free the woman from all the shackles of oppression. And in fact that the woman at that time was not seen as an individual who had any rights could be quite easily sold, could be bought a oven builder, and even up into many Western countries, maybe up to 120 years or 130 years ago. They did not have the right to vote or to have an impact on their society. Well Allah, Allah, Allah in hand, Allah subhanaw taala gave these rights to a woman a woman many many centuries ago, and those

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who claim that Islam did not give anything to a woman

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We say that Allah subhanaw taala and Islam gives more to the woman than any other way of life and that these rights are protected and can be never taken away, will Illa Hill hunt. Another benefit I want to take as well as I wanted to discuss is the importance of taking our slowly and not to rush into Dawa. And not to think that as soon as you become a Muslim, and of course, at times, when you embrace Islam, you are extremely happy, and you want to tell the world about that. But be wise in how you teach people Islam, and focus on those people who are closest to you, because they have the most right to understand and receive the message of Islam. And the two most important people, if any

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individual is if they enter into Islam or one's parents, their mother and their father, that they are the ones who looked after and nurtured and spent all that time looking after you. These two individuals are the most important people that you should focus on, and teaching Islam to and how you deliver the message of Islam to them is of the utmost importance, no doubt they will see many changes within you. But be wise in your Dawa and ask Allah subhanaw taala constantly, but Allah subhanaw taala opens their hearts to understand Islam, for I am sure and Allah subhanaw taala knows best that if a person is able to see Islam in its true form, if a person is able to see Islam

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without any influence of media, and whatever the case may be people's bias against Islam. If Islam is presented to them, just as Islam was presented by the Prophet sallallahu I listen to his people. I have no doubt if Allah Panther was good for that individual, they will be guided to an Islam. If it doesn't happen immediately, then isn't it later added that they will be guided in the future. There were those people from the greatest people in Islam who heard the message of Islam, but did not embrace Islam immediately. If you look at the example of Omar Abdullah photography, Allah when he heard about Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, he heard about Islam but rejected it. Only later

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on that Allah subhanaw taala opened his heart to Islam. So the staunchest enemies of Islam, we make dua for them. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to guide them and those people who are most beloved to ourselves, we ask Allah subhanaw taala to guide them as well. We ask Allah azza wa jal to allow us to be wise call us to Islam, and that Allah subhanaw taala guides people to Islam to understand Islam and its true picture. Allahu Amin or SallAllahu wasallam Mubarak Al Anbiya Muhammad while early he was the age Marian was Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh