Seerah Moments #12
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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh My dear brothers and sisters, the Sierra of the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa Salam is full of amazing events and gems for us to benefit from. Another part of the Sierra that we will speak about in shadow Tyler is after Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam began his Dawa. And we know that for the first three years, he had a quiet down he kept it very secret between his family and his close friends. And this is what is known in Arabic is that what to Surya, which is the secret call? Then after that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam began openly calling his people after a loss to Panama to either reveal to him what do they
actually erotical Aqua Robin, and warn your close family and kindred.
After a while the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam began calling to his people, and the different cover the different tribes to an Islam. So what was the reaction of the Quraysh as a whole? Now we know that there were certain individuals like Abu Jehan, and Abu Lahab, that they as individuals, that they were openly against the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. But what was the reaction of the Quran as a whole? Now at the very beginning, if we can say, in the fourth year, so the first three years was the secret call in the first year, what was the reaction of the coronation? Well declaration at the beginning, didn't really pay too much attention to what the Prophet sallallahu
alayhi wasallam was, was calling to, because there were people who previously came before the Prophet salallahu alayhi salam with different claims, with different calls. However, they didn't really pay much attention to them because they quickly died out and they didn't last very long. However, at the beginning, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam from the first day began calling to tell hate, began calling to the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala to worship one God alone, one deity. However, the Quraysh they worshipped many deities, and they worshipped many gods. So immediately, there was a feeling of being uncomfortable. Here it is that there was a man who was
coming with a call, who has we've not seen this before. We've not we've not we don't have a precedent concerning this type of action or this type of cool. So for this reason, the Quraysh from the very beginning we're uncomfortable about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. What caused them to be in a situation where they didn't really know what to do is because they knew Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was known as a side called Amin, that he was known as the trustworthy one, the truthful one, he came from a very noble tribe, a very well known background, for him to come with this call, which was completely out of nowhere. This causes them to be quite confused, if
you like and how to deal with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to go to each tribe individually and speak to them and talk to them, and call them to the to hate the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala and a very simple call about leaving all of these false gods and what was the call of the Prophet so I said them to leave these false gods who lead to terrible will attend for they do not harm they do not bring about any good, which the coloration themselves amongst our amongst the lay people, they were taken aback, because all they knew at that time was we worship these alert and reserve and all of these false gods. However, here is a man Muhammad Sallallahu ala said that they know to be a truthful man,
saying these things which essentially would wipe out what they believed their whole lives. Here is an important workflow is important point here for us just to ponder over
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who at the time was protected by Abu Talib, who was the uncle of the messenger sigh Selim, who was the, if you like the leader, or the main chieftain of Banu Hashim, the Quraysh are those individuals that Abu Jahan and Ebola were unable to do anything direct to the Prophet salallahu Salam, because he had that protection. So the people were not able to attack him. So what could they do? They couldn't deny the integrity of this individual. So what could they do? So the correction themselves began thinking how can we distort and ruin the reputation of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we have to speak against him. We cannot
physically do anything. So they began making up words like that he is a Kozub he is a liar, but they knew him not to be a liar. They called him a Sir, they called a magician. But he SallAllahu Sallam did not bring anything which remotely resembled any form of magic that caused them occur when they called him a fortune teller, but they knew he did not enjoy his actions or his statements did not involve anything to do with a fortune teller.
So they were really confused as to how to approach the Prophet salallahu Alaihe. Salam, their own denial was based upon what Allah subhanaw taala tells us, their response was
Allah subhanaw taala says Bellcore Lu that they used to say, in Wadjet and
Isla Martin were in Iowa 31 motor Dune, Allah subhanaw taala says concerning the roof, the response of the Quraysh is that they would say in front of when they heard the message of Islam, that this is what we found our forefathers upon. And this is the path that we will follow and by them we will be guided. So the only single excuse was not what you are saying whether it's the truth or not. That's irrelevant here. This is the response. But they used to say, this is what we found our forefathers upon. And if you remember carefully, are you aware of that when Abu Talib when he was on his deathbed,
that the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam immediately went to the deathbed of his uncle, who protected him for more than 40 years, and called him to La ilaha illAllah. Oh, my uncle, just c'est la ilaha illallah, then I can I can intercede for you on the Day of Judgment, the response of Abu jehlen, Abu Lahab and the likes, what did they say? An alternative? Are you going to leave the religion of your forefathers. It wasn't an argument of any logical response or any kind of theological response to what the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam was according to the about a VEDA, or the worship of one God, but rather, are you going to leave the way of your forefathers, as if what your forefathers
were upon in terms what they lived upon, and what they died upon was everything. And which would then mean that you reject anything that you find, which may be the truth, and this is sometimes
what people confront in this worldly life and in their lives now in the 21st century, that they have been brought up in a particular religion. They've been brought up in a particular culture when they come across a salaam which may be something strange to them. And if you remember that, the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, quoting the Quraysh to Islam was something strange to them. They were hesitant, and they were afraid that by somehow, forsaking the forefathers and the religion of the of the predecessors, would be some form of disrespect to them. This is not the case at all. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam on many occasions, would state that the good things and remember the good
things that the corporation what they upheld, and there were certain issues of remember the the virtuous Alliance when the Prophet sallallahu sallam was a very young person, maybe in his teenage years, and he stood up, and he made an agreement with some of the tribes to protect the individual who's items were not paid for, which is known as a helical afford all. This is there are some characteristics of the Quraysh they were mostly recon, they were polytheists. That will correct. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam mentioned those things. If a person comes across and finds Islam or finds the truth, they shouldn't be afraid of it, that by leaving, that, they will have to leave
everything that preceded them. And that is not the case at all. Rather, certain characteristics and manners that they upheld, can be taken forward. But here the profits are erased to salon wanted to correct that Aqeedah wanted to correct their belief in Allah subhanaw taala. However, this is something that they were so willing to hold on to and to reject the truth, which caused them unfortunately, many of them to
die upon other than an s&m.
Likewise for us, sometimes we find that what we our parents brought up as upon what was upon whether it is even in the guise of Islam, or our culture, or our customs, which sometimes are mixed with Islam. Sometimes it's about this is what my mother taught me. And this is what my father taught me. This is not a disrespect to our parents or those who had
a big effort and a big part in my bringing up. However, it is important that as an individual, that you look for the truth and that you find the truth and are willing to follow the truth and not be blinded by following customs or cultures or matters which go against the deen of Allah Islam. So for those people who are looking at Islam from the outside or not yet Muslims do not be fearful about looking at the message of Islam and the some somehow, that by becoming a muslim, it is a rejection of everything that you are brought up upon. In fact, what you will find is that Islam confirms the many important values that you all stand for, like Sikh and Amana, truthfulness, trustworthiness
being kind and compassionate. All of these moral ethics, these moral codes that we all want to live up to, and all of that is directed to towards the one and only God which is Allah subhanaw taala and those are within them. We shouldn't be afraid of. If my parents get taught me certain things, I shouldn't be afraid to say that as Muslims Alhamdulillah following Allah subhanaw taala, obeying Allah subhanaw taala and following His Messenger
uh sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is paramount. And that supersedes everything. Because sometimes we ask questions, if I've inherited these practices or statements or how do I speak to my close family members and they will become very upset. The premise upon which we all agree, is that we all love Allah subhanaw taala and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that worshipping Allah subhanaw taala. And following the Prophet sallallahu is an intern is worshiping Allah subhanaw taala. They know best. And we are people who are in need of their guidance, we are in need of them teaching us. So whenever we hear something, whenever we read something, and we know it is authentic, and that is
truth, we should have the courage. And we should have the strength of a man to follow that, and not allow that what came before us, to blind us, or to cause us to divert away from that what is known to be the HAC to be the truth. So these are very important points that we take from the incidence in how the Quraysh would face the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But nonetheless, the prophet Elissa salaam showed a great amount of sobor of patience and determination to ensure that the message of Islam was always made clear to them, not to refute individuals or personalities, but the overall belief about what they stood upon, or what they believed in, and what they supported. And
what the other option was. And this is how Allah subhanaw taala mentioned things in so many places in the Quran about the dangers of polytheism and shook and the beauty of Tawheed and the beauty of a following Allah subhanaw taala This is a common theme and a very important theme that we do find in the Quran. So we ask Allah subhanaw taala to open our hearts and to soften our hearts that we are able to follow the heart to follow the truth whenever we follow it, and not to allow preconceived ideas and customs and practices that we may have inherited, stopping us from from the truth may Allah protect us from that Allahumma Amin Bata Koloff, ukmo SallAllahu wasallam robotic identity and
Mohammed while early he also was Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh