Channel: Wisam Sharieff
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Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Hiro Bella alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Rasool e Nabeel Carrie. All praise and thanks are due to Allah subhanho wa Taala, who gave us life energy, who woke us up this morning to find the gift of Islam. But most importantly, all praise and thanks are due to Allah subhanho wa Taala, who gathered us here for how many weeks when we started sitting here it was, I don't know if we're going to be able to get through. I don't know when we're going to start and as advanced the conversation that we had. So when is prophetic dynasty starting? What are you doing this class, we're already at our first break. So praise Allah subhanho wa Taala and say,
Alhamdulillah for the time that has passed in between, I won't ask you and hamdulillah I won't ask you to raise your hands, but be real with yourself. How many of you came here a first week saying, I'm gonna try it? Let's see how it is. Right? You're like, well, let's see what he's all about. And then after a point, you're like, you didn't care about the speaker you hurt you cared about who was being spoken of. And as that increased, Allah subhanho wa Taala opened a door of hedaya. And we didn't just walk through it, but Allah subhanaw taala locked us inside that room and said, Look, you're happy stay there. So we say to the situation that Allah subhana wa Taala gave us not the
first or second week, the third or fourth week, when our heart settled and said, Look, I'm gonna get through this. I want to know these people. They were strong, they were dedicated, and they were real. The Companions spoke about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as if he was a real person, which he was but we elevate to a prophetic state. And when that happens, you disconnect from the human being, you can disconnect you don't accept a lot of times people will say, Is it true? The Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam cried, he wept actual tears when his son passed away. And what's the answer to that question? Yes, he did. And when the companions asked him when the
companions asked, Did Why did you cry? What did he say?
The eye tears, the heart grieves. But the mouth only says what what the what the belief what the creator what pleases the Creator, my mouth will only other even when I'm crying, I will complain to Allah. I won't be like, Oh man, I can't believe this happened to me. I'm a prophet. He said no, he said the why the eyes tear the heart cries but the lips only utter what pleases the Creator. Let me tell you some of the tough times in life that this sentence has gotten me through because you're crying you're hurt. Your life has been affected and you're not sure what to do. Did Allah forsake me so you allow the tears you allow the pain but to Allah you say and we start today's class or banner
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video two and three, creation of men. If you don't remember something Allah subhanaw taala has placed it there to you unto you I say what the angels will undoubtably say to you, because I have been making the offer about nine weeks now. Right? Allahumma inni Luca hubback all I want your love what how many you have booked but I stopped making that door now. Because I have the people who Allah loves in front of me. And that is a sense of contentment, that there has been some reach. So we say and we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala and I say unto you, as the angels will say, As salam o aleikum wa rahmatullah wa
ala penalty Allah has brought us thus far to the story of Ibrahim we won't do the recap because yes, last week was so heavy we will jump directly into what Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says in Surah, slaw, fat 37 is the surah right after surah Yaseen in Ayah number 83. a loss of control
Mata Allah says we're in Shiva de la, la he and barely amongst those who follow the new holiday Sam was the people who followed Ibrahim arisa. Why jump from New to Ibrahim? Can anyone connected to the profits in between were of great status, but the Prophet knew and the Prophet Abraham what was so significant about them? their machines came for who universe knew how they Salam came for everyone shift began, Ibrahim Ali Salam came at the latter years. Were here cat blossomed, and they were, they were versions of shirak. Now, it wasn't just your two idols. What else were they worshipping at the time of Ibrahima desana.
Fire? What else were we worshiping? Sun Moon stars. What about
New Moon? What about the king? There was a king at the time who said I am God. And we will see that passage today be isn't Allahu taala at the tail end. So let's organize three parts. The fact that a Lost Planet Allah mentions new holiday salam, and that he mentioned Ibrahim, it's giving us a snapshot of the to his journey.
Budden views, Sally, and this phrase has not been used frequently in the Koran. So if you're going to make a notation be Unbeknown serene, the heart that is serene. How can we put this into the best of phrases, we will do this the heart that is content with a law whether times are good or times are bad. Now how many times was Ibrahim it said I'm tested, you should be able to rattle this off as a child as a seven year old tested with his father. And then as the young man who broke the idols and he wasn't fashionably accepted into society. He was banished then after that he went to a people who worshipped celestial bodies was disregarded from there was almost killed by the root. Then after
that was given a beautiful wife. What happened with the first wife was she able to have children? No, was not able to have children. So he had a wonderful wife but then he longed for a child. Then Allah subhana wa Taala gave in the form of a maid who later on became the wife of Ibrahim Isola her job, she gave a son and then after giving the son What happened with the son
after he reached a mature age unless found something else that Ibrahima a Saddam's heart was attached to and we know this sentence we have been studying that Allah subhanho wa Taala only tests those whom he loves. Indeed, Allah subhanho wa Taala test those he loves to see which of them a you can send Ramallah and we find this in a sound Hadith that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala test those herbal, those slaves who he loves the most. So we have to take aside moments here at any point, Ibrahim could have said, Look, Allah, I did everything you said, like us in our life. He could have said I prayed. I told the people to do good, I dressed
a certain way I took care of my wife. But at every turn in life, what did he do? He constantly turned the good to a law. And this is one small reflection if you can take away the ideology or the thought process of Ibrahim on his sudden, remembering last week, he was debating with his people. And he said, Allah is the one who created me in the first place. When I'm thirsty. Allah does what?
When I'm thirsty, Allah does work. He quenches the thirst when I'm hungry. He does. He feeds me. And then he said a different phrase. He goes and when I get sick, did he say when Allah makes me sick? No, the mentality here is all that is good come from Allah. And when the road gets bumpy, and my wife's not happy with me, or something's not going well in my friend, circle, or life is tough and boss is angry at me. Guess what? That's my problem. I'm only going to attribute the negative things in life to this world because nothing negative is attributed to Allah. This concept even before religion comes into play. This concept that only good comes from Allah will help you read a lot of
discomforting thoughts. I was sitting in the gym and ambulance worker came inside. He goes, you're hairy. You must be religious. I was like, okay, works for me. He goes, I don't believe in a god. I said why not? And most physicians or medical personnel will be able to relate. He said, I don't believe in a God because what do ambulance workers See? First? They see the ugliness right. They see the 19 year old male who was playing on a motorcycle, little those little motorcycles. He got hit by a truck. It's several his femoral artery and he died in 19 minutes. They don't see us packing him up in the hospital. They see the complete other side where
They see the gore the blood. And he said, no God could create this. And I was left to think for a little while, because what he was attributing was the difficulty of this dunya. Allah made it happen. And when we think as Ibrahim Ali said, I mean, why is it so important to bring this up because Ibrahim RD is Salaam laid the foundation for Judaism, Christianity and the religion of Islam that we have he laid the foundation of Deen hanifa, the oneness of Allah subhanaw taala. So keep that in play as we read through the rest of the ayah. And now we know the famous story after because I've been studying with this close relationship to a lot Did you find someone who wasn't tested? I'm
telling you, I read go on and make a god I teach classes for what purpose? I'll tell you so that my life can stable out. So I don't get any surprises in life. So life is not tough. That's not the right intention, though. Ibrahim Ali Salam lived life and said Allah, Allah lead to Villa hear about what Bill is dammy Dino wa be Mohammed in Abuja. This is our slogan, this is our statement. So we get now not into the story of Ibrahim, we get into his heart, we get into his thought process. Now imagine breaking the idols as he talks to Allah subhanaw taala. Now imagine sitting in the fire saying, really Allah, I get to see a miracle in my life. This is amazing. It's not a man sitting in
a bar saying oh no, what's going to happen? It is that one who the wick of his heart as Allah. Allah says in Surah Noor, I am number 42, about 48 where he talks about kemiska Timothy Haram is that he allowed this area in his heart to truly be illuminated with the belief in Allah and with this, take the mentality when he says to his father and to his nation is all Ernie Avi he welcome me he ma da da boo, they should put you back in that desert, they should put you back in that place where his dad's warehouses full of idols. And all he sees is people worshiping something that was created. That will lead to one metal loop as a last parallel to Allah says in Surah Hodge on the last page
that week is the one who is worshipped and the one who worships Him, He sees this weakness. And he realizes he says, What are you guys worshiping? It doesn't make any sense. And he tries to bring them rational proofs. He tries to bring them discussions. And we all know what happened from that point. But now all the youngsters in the room, the adults get this point, I need you to click with something, you know that one friend you have, when you hang out with him, and maybe you say you maybe a dirty joke comes up or something comes on the TV and everyone kind of laughs But that one friend, that one friend, she kind of does one of these. Or he's he he doesn't outright say a stop
for a while we're going to help. It just pulls away, right? I'm not very comfortable with this. I'm not 100% with this, that friend is all been studying, they're still gonna hang out with you because they love you. They're your friend. They're not gonna come up with you because you said you know, something inappropriate. But they are the one that their heart works. And now I want you to walk through this process if you want to be that friend, if you want to be that person in the Gema who if you're you're at a dinner party, if you're at a basketball game, how is it that you can enter into your friend's heart and change the situation? And this is in my opinion, the most profound
conversation even we see Mohammed Rasulullah we actually don't see any other prophet able to go through this process. So we start be even Allahu taala in Ayah number 74 I asked you to read Surah anom is 69 where Allah subhanho wa Taala says what gorilla vena cava do the inner home law
leave those who take their religion their way of life as a game as a plate as a time pass? Yeah, Islam we work Goofy's jobs we pray on Friday. Don't get drunk while these don't get smashed, you know, be good. Stay in within a general vicinity right? These days the kids come to me not saying don't get drunk. They come to me saying well, how Haram is haram? Right? That's where I'm usually that's where I'm usually answering these days. It's not whether I'm going to do it or not. It's well how bad I can still pray. This is what I love. When young people come to me they're like, well, if I do this, I can still pray. Trust me, you can still do anything and you'll think it's normal. But we
lose this concept very quickly. So in this time, we realized that Ibrahim arisa was not taking his religion as a game and as a play. Well, what what who will hire to do Nia and those who take their religion as a game as a time pass leave them alone, and they have been hypnotized by this world. So big
Because of this hypnosis was that key Ruby he Tova sadhana su Bhima casaba. Take this on and remind them with it. You read the next few is Allah subhanaw taala says that we showed Ibrahim the east and the west. We showed Ibrahim every situation. Does anyone know? So I can move through this part of the story quickly. What did Ibrahim is and I'm asked a lot to do for birds. Anyone remember this story? So what did he do? Ibrahim and I'm incorrect here he took four birds and Allah. Allah told him to do one. Cut the heads, put them on one mountain, cut the wings, put them on another the tail. So now you had four parts. He said, Oh, love show me Tell me about how you bring life. I want to see
if it will increase my Eman and be real. Again. If you had sat in fire, you'd be pretty like Yo, Bro, I want to see that again. I want to see something unbelievable. moves your mind in such an amazing way. A lot asked him so you don't believe he said no. I want something to increase my belief, something to strengthen and solidify. So he put the four parts of the birds respectfully on different mountaintops and a loss of Hanawon to Allah said call to them and they will come to you. So he called to them and the last panel Allah join these parts together. So when you read this ayah Allah subhanaw taala didn't just show him right and left up and down a Lost Planet. Allah showed him
the functions of what goes on in between the functions of what happens when you lose life and only he alloc and put it back together. When fires molecular structure, its carbon and oxygen lack and imbalance causes it to burn. I will make it feel like rose petals a lot reminds me. So with this yaqeen Ibrahim ra Sam gets out of the fire and now he moves over to a new town. This town in Surah anom we find is not worshipping idols. This town is very similar to Southern California, in the essence that the people are settled. finances are not overwhelming. Things are actually settled enough where people are not worried about hear their stomach and their mouth. So what happens when a
nation begins to loosen, they start to look to venerate things to basically to praise things. In the same way. When you live in a very fashionable area. People tend to look up to other people. So what happens here? What is Paula Eva? Oh, he Mooney Abby he
does he do else? Nah, man.
Now we know the name of the father or the person in charge was up and his people worship sleeves. In me Allah kawakubo McAfee blah, movie he stated to them. I see you in manifest area. And I see that you have definitely fallen into a mistake. And Allah reminds us what Khazali can UI bottle Evo Hema mallacoota Sam, our D one. And Allah showed Ibrahim everything in the heavens and the earth, the physical nature of it. And he also gave him depth. I'm sure you've seen a cartoon right where you the current character looks off into the distance that can see far distances. What do you call nominal moodini. And he did this so he could increase the yaqeen the certainty of Abraham it Sonam.
Now I really need your help on this. It wouldn't be a last class if I just lectured. I need you to use your analytical brains, because it is he a law who is narrating a story unto us, which is a minimum of 12,000 years old. There's got to be something for us today. So Ibrahim RSR walks into his community. He's not famous. He's not accepted any social circle, no one follows him on Facebook. He doesn't have any friends on Twitter. He doesn't know anyone there. So he walks into a community and he starts to try to fit in. So he walks in and the people say
he walks into a community and that evening he finds the community worshipping the stars. You write down the stars, what two stars do sisters helped me out here? What do they do naturally? They sparkle, they shine. They're glittering. They're like the bling bling of this world they catch your attention. Fair enough. What else do stars do eventually though, they burn out. So at some point, I could be looking at a star. Remember we did this a few weeks ago, we could be looking at a star and that star is already dead. We could be receiving the reflective bling bling light of that creature star person and that star would be dead. What's another thing though? When do stars shine?
At night when there is no more light when there is no one to compare with them. It's not data
When they have to stand up to the sun, who is actually benefiting the people, but it's night when people are resting, and then you look out and you're like, wow, I wish I could do that. You know why they shine so much though, because everything around them is dark. So all of a sudden that character becomes exemplary. So his people are worshipping these stars. But I'm Jana Hill, a la Cava. And the people looked at this write down the word stars and underneath the word rock, or in English Lord would be very weak. They said,
God has to be this is my Creator. sustainer this thing is greater than me. That's the key factor. They didn't say stars created me. No, but stars are better than me. And upon this, they said
they were praising their, their stars, their lumps. And then Ibrahim Ali Salaam responded to himself. He's coming under a conclusion, a rational conclusion. He says, but I'm
He goes, You know what? He doesn't use a derogatory phrase because you know, I don't really like I don't really love him will fit in the one who sets. I don't love the one who sets I don't love the one who's number one in the box office for a year, and then all of a sudden gets into some type of scandal. I don't get when I look at a star I venerated I praise it, I dress like it, I act like it. I have swag like my star. And then all of a sudden my stars changes. My charge star changes the way they dress, the way they act. They change everything. So Ibrahim Ali Salam says, I don't like following stars that set. So this is number one, and I'm going to make a direct parallel for you to
take we whether our stars are from the Twilight, where they're sitting there and they're painted in powder, and they look like they're gonna die every 10 minutes and they look anemic. They need to drink milk. What will we do? We won't say, oh, wow, she looks anemic. She should get some vitamin D or some iron in her. We say wow, God, this is amazing. I want to do this because my stars do this. So the next day did Ibrahim alayhis salam debate with them and scream at them and say how long? How long Hollywood? How long? How can that? No, he was like, this doesn't jive with me. How can we follow something that one day does this? One day has the has morals that say this act between two
men is how long? It's not good. And then as the times change? Your star says no, no, no, it's all okay. How is that possible? Then in the second situation, but I'm
Robbie, the next night. Or the next few days that past Ibrahima de Synopsys his people they stopped worshipping the stars. Now what are they worshiping? The moon? What is the remote? Where? Where does the moon get its light from sun, something that originally has a personality, something that has the ability, but we are only following something that reflects light. And sisters. We've heard this example 20 times but can you imagine Ibrahim Alayhi Salam looking at the New Moon sitting in the twilight? Right? His people were obsessed with this concept. And at the same time, I could tell people read the Quran and they'll tell me I'm too busy. Harry Potter's 1900 page 1900 pages. I would
tell people think about the stories that are in the Quran. They be like, you know what Twilight's still not done yet? You know, I might miss fudger. But I won't miss the new dawn. Don't worry about it. Um, they're 100%. Right? It's it's amazing that the words are so similar. I can bring it into a discussion of Quran. But beyond the smile that it brings to you. Ask yourself whether Allah subhanaw taala is bringing some type of attention. If every single situation that the people of Ibrahim went through and what was it, they were worshiping something that reflected light. And my brothers and sisters, I want you to think about every one who is popular. What do popular people do? They take
something that's taboo. They take something that someone who's bold, right? They take everything that is questionable in society, and they bring it into themselves. And that makes you popular, right? If 15 years ago, I told you I'm going to drive my car here and the rims are going to be so large that you can't my gas mileage is going to be affected like a 24 inch rim. You'd be like, That's ridiculous. Nobody would do it. Then five or six monkeys decided to make a song about it. And then we're like, oh my god. This is the greatest thing in the world. reflected light is the weakest light that you can see. You can look into the sun and you can close your eyes and get vitamin D but
when you see this reflected light from someone who is stealing someone else's light
You will find as Ibrahim Adi saddam said to his people, some famous person, it could be in your life not a superstar. Someone who tells you the friend in the group that is famous who says, You don't need a job. It's your wedding day. What's the big deal? You don't need you look, Bro, I won't tell anyone just listen to this. I won't tell anyone just try this. That friend, Ibrahim Addison, I've looked at the moon. And he said that
he lamea De Niro biela coonan, Amina, Laconia, or need. And this is the first time we are seeing a profit use this word, what a bargain we've discussed on several occasions. It's not misguidance it's true north. If I turn to millimeters or one millimeter off of true north, where will I end up a tuner? If I if I'm going dead straight between here and I take the 57 straight down and that hits and hits and hits and eventually 55 I end up at Newport Beach. If I took a slight dip one exit what I end up at my destination No. So he says that I do not follow I will not give my right my choice up to who he says I will not follow that who guides me for a little while, right? The Moon says Wow,
this is amazing. I'm going to follow this I'm going to dress like it act like it. I see my other friends. They're buying houses, they're doing things for their kids, I want to do the same Brother, you have to take a loan to do this. It's gonna be a life harder. No, but everyone else is doing it. It's not everyone else. It's thought and manner. It's the rich, it's the chiefs of the town, who are reflecting the light of the sun to show you they're pretty things. And he says minako millboard lien if I follow people who are running behind the moon, who run behind every new fad that comes out, I will end up bored. And we've discussed this so I'll repeat it once. But Allah when you stretch it
out over time doesn't feel like you're doing anything wrong. If I added one together, and I said everyone should say Subhana Allah will be handy after salata, there is rock 30 times in the beginning, you'd feel great, because like this is this is wonderful. I'm making bigger every day. And then at some point, I start adding small things I said, You know what, if you did this on one foot, it would be so much more blessing. And if you did this on one foot while touching your nose even more blessing. And if you did this with one foot touching your nose while you go and prostrate to this grave over here, this grave will help you, we'll help you I'd be I haven't misguide you.
Right, I wouldn't tell you to do the wrong thing. So when we follow something that doesn't have its own light, will end up off of truenorth. And I will say that he came to the final conclusion. When he saw that the stars the actors and actresses, whether they were famous or they were fake, because their parents owned the hotel chain no matter what. They were going to be the ones we followed a lot. Darla reminded Ibrahim, I'm not going to follow people who said then the people who followed reflected light he said I'm not going to follow up people who reflect and think about every rapper. What do rappers rap about? Money. And what else right here to your wrist the wrist diamonds, right?
When I smile, it's a cold front, right? Don't make me put it up here. Right? I know y'all don't know. So I will help you. All they talk about is the money and what is available with that money reflected light. It's called bling bling for a reason. Because it takes a light and it shines it at you when you feel overwhelmed. But there was one thing that was truly great. So for the third scenario, he says,
But then the next day, all of the arguments he placed in front of the people they didn't work because the stars they were gone the moon it reflected Okay, it's gone. But now, there's this great sun. So Ibrahim comes in artists around and he plays a logical game with them. Young people learn to do this. He actually gives it he goes on to have a Ruby. This is probably God I can see where you're coming from. This is Lord has Arabi has Akbar. And these are this is not something that fades away in the night. This is something that's actually bright in the middle of the day, like a basketball player. They actually have a talent. You're not just looking at someone pretending to be someone
else. They have the ability to put a ball in a hoop. It says look, you give them whatever talent they have. But what happens is he looked at the people and said yes, I can understand this thing is hot. It's grand jury. It's amazing. It's hot and you're not. So you want to be like it so we start to dress like them. We wear rubber bands on our hands. We start to end up at the mustard looking like we're about to shoot hoops for three hours. basketball shorts, like the brother has a sweater
ban on his arm to create bots. That's a law. That is the law when you have to wear a sweat bed. No, no, and a sweat ban on the ankle. It's like, okay, that's fair enough. So you start to realize that these people are these this son it actually is great. But he then realizes one main concept that these things that they're putting their affinity into they were created by a law, whether it's in a Sports Authority, whether it's a congressman whether it's someone who has actual authority over you, he says thought has to be had about and finally Phelim
Allah, Kamini bury me, Medusa de goon. He couldn't wait to play the game any longer. He couldn't keep trotting along and telling them you know what, I'm going to worship the sun and maybe we'll talk about it. He said, No, he said at the end of the day, I've given you plenty of proof. Yes, this seems overwhelming. Yes, this seems as if it is amazing, but it sets and oh my people, I cannot be a part of that which you associate with Allah subhana wa Tada. Finally, after getting rejected from his community, giving up everything you would think someone would come right, I moved from one city to the next, you would think that guy would sit still for about a month, two months, two people got
to know him. But after a point, Ibrahima Edison on what did he pick fame to be accepted into his social circle for people to like him. Or the commandment of Allah subhana wa dawn. And it's so easy to say commandment of Allah, right? But imagine going into a new city and making imagine when you start a new school, or you go to school one day, and people are doing things that are hot, I'm in front of you. They're cursing, they're talking about what was done this weekend. This includes my elders, dads, when you go to work, and someone mentions what happened this weekend? How do you react? How do you communicate with them? You banish? Do you hear? Do you think about your wife when
they're telling you those things? Ask yourself those questions. Because then you realize where Ibrahim alayhi salatu was Saddam was and how he found himself able to say you know what, I choose the last kind of Madonna. And then the statement that we most of us mentioned in our prayers, after the celestial bodies were defeated. And the Knicks and the Lakers and the heat and the suns were all put in their place. I want you to walk away from this discussion not thinking stars of how long not thinking that reflected light from the moon is hot on nor is Twilight. How long? That's debatable. It drives me crazy. I asked answer more Twilight questions than that we'd question sometimes the
colors she really is it that haraam? I don't know werewolves Dracula and some pale girl. Sounds pretty around to me.
So after this, I want you to walk away knowing that these things including sports are not held on at all. But where we put them in which shelf of our life Do we place these priorities? In which shelf of our life? Does entertainment go do video games go? In which shelf? Do we place these priorities? And for us adults? It's mainly one thing it's not hot, I'm Xena alcohol, it's our sustenance, right? Because in the name of our kids, we will do a lot of things that may not please the last part of Madonna. So it is not how long to attain these things. But at the end, where do we balance and the balance is perfectly structured in this one sentence in niwot just to add here the lezzy felco
somehow Do you want
to go la hanifa wama and Amina mushrikeen when I say indeed my face What is this face mean? Any acrobats in here anyone who studied any gymnastics? How do you tumble How do you flip what your body always follows one body part your head? If you put your head down the rest of your body will go this is they teach you this when they teach you to flip and jump. Guess we're not very flexible in here. That's fair. Everyone had a blank look they're like gymnastics. How wrong
Yeah, there you go. There you go. Suhana law will become the Suhana line. If I could just for a moment if there's any religion that encouraged flexibility
with I mean there is no that we're supposed to do this every day. You're supposed to balance your entire body weight on the front four digits right so your four toes the baby till usually doesn't hold that much. That's pretty amazing. Learn to flip you'll be okay that's your homework. Before next year, learn to flip just follow your head somewhere it'll go when Allah subhana wa tada says in the Quran in New York to watch he Landy.
Indeed, I Ibrahim have turned my face my direction. My frontal lobe. As Sheikh Hamza Yusuf explains when you're in such the your phone
To log this part of your head, by the way, just to give you a quick touch, when your head touches the ground, the most blood flows to that area fair. And the most blood flowing to a specific area allows for cell regeneration allows for fresh thought. When you go into such that and touch your head and say some horrible things about them, and you come up, have you actually allowed the blood to flow into that area? How many of the elders and ask the dads how many of the greatest ideas in your life have come while you're in such that how many of the most peaceful moments in your life have come when you're in such the Why? Because the blood rushes to this place and Muhammad
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says the sleeve is closest to Allah when he is in such that in need what just to what he had in Lady for karasuma what he went out, as I was saying, she comes up points out that when our head is in such the what is closer to the ground, our head or our heart,
our head. So essentially, when you're in such that your head, your intellect is lower, what is greater your heart and your heart If I could rationally prove to you that alcohol was wrong, that it was okay, I took something haram and I gave you logic until you're blue in the face and you said okay, you got an argument. What is the one thing that would catch you?
It doesn't feel right. It doesn't feel I get it so it's hard to tell how to do this right? We can hang out we can do this. It's how long it's only an image on a screen. This much is okay. It's not that bad. She did worse any of these excuses. When that clicks this part of the body says you know what, it just doesn't feel right. It's not allowed. You might want to go and do it bro. I'm not about it. And this is what what Jeff to what she had in the the the face the direction the intention, the talking to the heart and accepting what you're doing. And he says wama Anna Nina must be healed. I am not from amongst those who associate partners with Allah. If I may, just for a
minute. I think this is the most unbelievable teenage 20 year old that I've ever met someone who can walk in and say you know what, I'm not going to go with status quo. I am going to be called a mummy when I go outside. I am going to be called splinter from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or bin Laden's cousin I am you know why? Because I love Allah. And you know why this fashion today and I remember actually hearing Brad Pitt say this. He said eventually the icy fashion going towards people having long untrimmed beards. And I thought to myself era BM and grow it now before before it becomes fashionable for Brad Pitt when I don't know he grew it for some reason, then everyone Mashallah,
right. So an atheist grows a beard, we're all happy with it. But I asked you this much. Why not come up to Allah subhanho wa Taala get up to the plate before it's fashionable. And then when you're up at the plate, you won't be known as a poser. You'll be known as the one who loves to love before it was fashionable. So in this he turns his direction, and now when you make this decision, to go forward in life to pray more to make more of God to say Subhana Allah even when you're fighting with your spouse to say the door that we covered when you're fighting with your spouse, can anyone remind me Allahumma al him nee Rushdie. What are the knee mean shall the NFC and just from the sound in the
room I can tell the sisters are making this a little bit more than you guys. So I guess the guys don't really fight right from the law. Oh, the lot. You don't fight. So fellas, you don't need to have this to our sisters. shaman.
They're the only ones who I could hear. Make Dubois Allahumma le himI roosh D What are Edney men shchedrin FC, make this law and as you are know that just like Ibrahim was brave Ali salatu salam, his people stuck to their guns. So in this conversation that we will conclude on they say Haha, Joe boo, boo and his people argued with him. What are you talking about Abraham? We've been worshipping these things. We've watched every single series we've watched every Batman we follow this actress or actor What are you talking about? So Ibrahim Ali Sam doesn't come back head to head. This was a key that I hope you keep seeing. He never answers the question. He never gets into the argument.
Brothers learn this characteristic. When they're coming in asking you about something and you feel agitated. Your wife isn't asking about what you want for dinner. She's agitated because she can't go to her mom's house. So when that happens, answer or get close to the purpose. So when they argued and debated with him, he turned to them and said, Paula, to
might not have understood the Arabic but what did I do for long periods of time? stretch you stretched and the word hard is a argument. So you
saying wait a minute, we did this whole practice this. These the stars don't guide us the moon it loses it's like the sun it sets and it's not great. Are you really going to have this long stretched out argument with me about Allah wakad hada when I'm the one who is claiming Prophethood when I'm the one who is guided so once you've made your point, don't go back to previous arguments of the star, the moon the sun, the person accepted that. You remember when Abraham it said I walked out of the fire? What did everyone do for a moment? They believed for a moment after that his entire town said, Whoa, bro, that's amazing. And then all the arguments came back so for a moment his people
said yeah, the sun the moon the stars, they don't work next time you turn on ESPN and you're watching it for the fourth hour on ESPN 19 you've
all had our ob ha Dr. Fallon masala and then you be like, you know what, this is not there. But at some point shavon will get you to make it an excuse. So after that he doesn't return back to the original argument. Then he says what are for funakoshi una de la. Aisha B Shea what happens when you put a hijab on for the first time? I can tell you right when my sisters did what my family did. First time putting up the family members said no one's gonna marry you. What are you gonna do? No one's gonna No one's going to see you who's going to marry you. Right? And that kind of gives you a warped sense of what do you mean? Like What is that supposed to be? Or no one's going to be friends
with you or how are you going to wear a rag at school? When you start praying at school? The first people that might like you up or something Guantanamo's next, they will bring hope in you. And he says before they attack him. What did he say? Why law? Haku I am not scared. martucci de una de haish illa Ania sha Allah visa. You're claiming girls won't like me? Right? If I pray in public if I don't answer their requests? No, I say I'm not he started out preemptively. proactively. He said, I don't care. I'm not afraid. And Allah subhanho wa Taala knows all that's going to happen to me all together. So then when you stand up, firm, you know what your friends are going to do? They're going
to poke a little bit more. And they're going to say but bro, you don't know what's around the corner. So he says was yalom de PUE lashay in Burma, he says was he was Yeah, how can I explain its vast open without parallels without borders? You tell your friend. Yeah, I don't know what a lot what God is gonna say. I don't know what people are gonna say to me. But guess what God knows. And I'm going to take this trust basket that I have taken away from the people on Facebook who judged me and consumed my ego. And I'm going to keep that I'm going to give this all to Allah subhana wa Tada. This is a different person. This is a different level. But now the conversation gets a little bit
more complex. He goes once you're out of the cache Illa Allah knows everything. flr karoun? Only if you would remember what could they be remembering? What is he asking them to? To remember? Why Allah knows everything? Can anyone tell me why does he Why is he asking them as Allah the Quran? Why don't you remember what should they remember?
The sun the moon does not allow Satan May Allah subhanaw taala give ease in his happiness in his home in sha Allah, when they just had the conversation about the sun, the moon, the stars, and now they're saying, you know what the Sun God might come get you. If you don't care. If you don't clap for this star, someone will think you're rude. So now he says he turns the tables on them. And this is the ayah we conclude with today. He turns the tables on them. This huge conversation is taking place taking place. He said I'm not worried. We're not going to do this whole argument. choice of belief is in your hands. If you're going to watch these things. If you're going to make a choice to
not follow us commandment. I'm still your friend. But I can't be associated with that. So then he says, Okay, first of all fumar Ouma Schrott to malata for funa naku Wanaka, Hakuna and Neptune Ashok tune villa. So instead of waiting for them to say something more that people won't accept you you won't be popular, you won't be famous. He turns the tables and he goes working for a hospital. Wait a minute. I as a Muslim at first to be afraid of not being fitting in. Have you ever seen someone who marks Islam say, Man What if these Muslims are right? That's gonna be pretty rough. What if you know? rush limbaugh Ah, what not what if when he does meet Allah subhanaw taala. Right. And he
stands there and every moment of his radio show is played back to him. At some point. He's like, yo, we don't
See them saying? What if I don't wear a job? What if I don't cover myself? What if I don't keep good distance between the man woman relationship? Do we see them afraid of our culture? No.
You could argue that they are doing everything to destroy our culture. So Ibrahim Ali Sonam. As he goes, how could I be afraid of an idol? Who doesn't do anything? And how can I be afraid of the sun? The moon, the stars, they don't do anything. What are the for hoonah and nakoma Sebastien de la Hema munising v? La couronne suparna. And then you flip the tables if I said why aren't you afraid of a lot afraid of a law? Forget about that Madam unizin de la Khun Susana, you haven't been given any authority, you don't have any knowledge of this, of the relationship of God. So he asked a question and I wish to ask this to the TSA one day for you will bury me I have been
for a very tiny help COVID. So of the two groups, the fashionable group and the group that will wear green silks with golden cups and the Day of Judgment between these two groups, the au 30 which of the two groups is more hoc of
elders? Can you help me with?
Security, but it's like mom's security. Like when your mom gives you a hug, nobody can touch you. Right the world. Aliens could be surrounding your house be like, mom's in mom's house. Everything's perfect for a unified tiny house to be where you are protected, surrounded and perimeters are around you. And that he says the words which one of you is more right of this security in tune Donna moon on, if only you understood, If only you knew. So we closed on this day. I asked you to make a commitment. We have gotten this many weeks into the story of Ibrahima de Sena we've taken heavy topics on headfirst, we talked about music, we talked about the fact that it is the one soul thing
you can take the most serious person in the world just playing the beat a beat in the background what will naturally happen to the body after a little while. I've been sitting next to mush if we were on the train, on the plane in different areas, what happens after a little while
tapping the foot and I'm going to simplify this the body loses some control in volunteer you know when you work out in your muscles kind of you know involuntary spasm kind of thing. You can blame it on that guy. It's not my fault involuntary spasm. But at that point, what do we need to control the most is our enough's. So before we deem something, how long? In the next three weeks, I asked my youngsters? Why don't we limit or control when we listen? And as my teachers have always instructed, if you're going to wean yourself off of the control of a difficult topic, find out who you are doing this activity with? Do you do it alone? Do you do it with people? How frequently are you doing it?
And when you do that activity, you could be looking at inappropriate things you have to ask yourself, What are you looking at? What level of art are you going through? Is the music or what you're looking at or what you're talking about? And we're talking about is it something as audio the Allahu tada on mentioned, and this is a statement of a companion, not ahaadeeth. He said that thing, which you don't want people to see you doing.
It's a sacred chain. It's something that's evil. It's something that you can rationalize till you're blue in the face. I can help you because of some rational friends. Make almost anything you want in life. Hello, trust me, almost things they'll find loopholes and you're like, bro, this is twisting beans. This is you know, rah, rah nakulan Guna. This is twisting the tongue like Yeah, we do it for fun. The point is, after you exhaust this, I want you to realize how much you do it. Who do you do with and how you take care of it. So from the beginning to now we talked about music, we talked about dress we talked about man woman relationship, we talked about [???]. We talked about the fact
that no one in this room or at home actually worships idols. But on the other hand, paper idols we will do anything for people's gratification we will do anything for I'm trusting you. I'm informing you to be aware. And finally I say in these next few weeks, start toning it down a bit. If you listen to something in the car for an extended period, split it in half, I got a 45 minute commute. I'm either going to listen to a lecture someone put on and then have a third option to don't listen to anything. Wait, think look around for a uniform.
Everything Allah subhanho wa Taala said was wrong is become easy now. And everything Allah subhanaw taala said was right is distant. Forget about marriage. Marriage is such a far distant topic.
But what is easier to men to join together? And I bring this topic up at the end because if you if we we don't start tying up our loose ends now, homosexuality and the likes, which is the next profit are going to take over. If you want some far off homework.
Ibrahim ra Sam's cousin, relative nephew, nephew.
His name was loot. After all of this happens, Ibraheem alehissalaam beats the people rationally we did not finish the ayah where he talks to him rude but basically when he talks to the king, just take a quick side note, and he says, I'm going to kill you. I'm God. Does Ibrahim say no, no, you're not God. Because you must be right. Could you guys do me a favor? Could you bring the sun from the opposite direction? And what is the last Parramatta say? What's the word?
buoy for buoy Dan levy cafa. It's the second page of the third juice. The idea is about half a page long. And he was humiliated. He was like the I don't know what to do. Right? No idea what to do. But we passed this now to the people of loot. I'm telling you if we as an oma don't tie up our loose ends now. What was very hated how long uncomfortable for an a speaker, a teacher to mention this in the masjid is now become mandatory. Because the people of loot weren't in love with each other. And I'm sorry to make this uncomfortable for a moment. Were they in love with each other? How did they practice this act?
in a club publicly open. Their problem wasn't Hey, loot, were just in love, stop being a hater. Their problem was this should be allowed. And we're gonna make it aloud. And guess what? They started their job then. And they haven't stopped till now. So if we don't tie up our own loose ends of whatever sins we have in the evening, what we listen to what we hear about sisters when someone says that when a singer says I did this action, and I liked it. Right, Jerry chopstick and it sounds cute. And you're like, Oh, it's not that bad. It is the input, am I right? It's the introduction. It's the slipping of the seeds because she's a nice person. Right? Her dad was a religious
Christian. When these thoughts are slipped in us, it'll take a generation and when we grow up, our kids will wonder what's the big deal? man, woman, woman man, same thing. And we lose a unit for the Ukrainian woman. Which of the groups is more able to have security. So in these next three weeks, I asked you to tie up your loose ends, tie up the concepts that are leaving around you those scenes that you know are going to affect you in the long run. With that we close this discussion of Ibrahim Ali Salaam only to open this discussion of Lutheranism. With that I asked Allah subhanaw taala for his forgiveness for his mercy. Think of this as part one. What we've covered in this part is the
fact that every prophet had an attitude and the attitude of Ibrahim Ali Salaam was a less perfect Suba Hannah law how perfect and glorious is Allah subhanaw taala I close with a few very important parts very important concepts. Subhan Allah, Allah is that they are merciful no sadananda more than 100 luckily
for us now not necessarily for everyone at home. I have to apologize not for the class. It slipped my mind that last week was a meaningful prayer. One of the my in my lifetime, something that changed my life. It's a class where Maulana Nasser takes you through the archive of salah and the fact that there are four types of childhood Why do we say Allahu Akbar? Why do we say Subhanallah Allah, it brings a lot to life. I went forgot to tell you guys, so my apologies on that if you do get a chance to go, he is my teacher. He has taught me I've learned from him and continue to do so. He teaches a weekend course called meaningful prayer. We missed that but inshallah he's coming next weekend to
the Civic Masjid for surah. Yaseen, if you could just out of respect if I have done anything to you, or have benefited you, if you could show up to that you will benefit and you'll thank me for going but at least my teacher would see that some of the people who learn with me not from me with me, they were able to go there so that civic
for what I would like to tell you though, January 4, January 4, so right after New Year's and shot la maybe even before this class starts, I will be at the Granada mustard. Y'all know that? I know. It's it's a it's a truckload far from here. So y'all know receita Masjid. Talk about a bubble. Know your friends people you know it's received is pretty far. There's a mustard called Red Cedar about a mile down the road. There's a machine called Granada or the Granada center. You can go online and see it. I will be teaching a weekend course Friday seven to 10
Saturday and Sunday on the Unreal site how to recite How to Pronounce letters Maha adage that we read all the rules of flying. It's hard. Why do I push this class? I don't like pushing my own stuff. Because if you don't know how to read and you don't know how to pronounce Koran, you could take a six month course at the masjid or you can knock it out in a weekend. And 20,000 students have taken it and 20,000 people said, Man, I wish I did this five years ago. So hamdulillah it works that January 4. Next, we will not be having class for the next three consecutive weeks. I will only tell you my heart's inclination. Charlene are partying outside there waiting. We've been here every
Wednesday. So every Wednesday NBC has ratings have dropped. Why? Because we're here. So I'm afraid I'm afraid for us for our knifes because trust me any weekend that I get off or any weeknight, I'm like, Yo, I'm free. We can do something. And after that, it's usually downhill. It involves WreckIt Ralph or something like that. So instead of Yes, I'm glad you enjoyed it. So
instead of losing ourselves in that, can we make intention to follow up with the links that I send you at the area of the car, and maybe 20 minutes of a lecture, there is an Imam who I can't mention his name. He has like a 14 CD set on stories of the prophets that's free on YouTube. Mostly is Marian mank. Has it's a little bit heavier. There's also be Daya one Nehemiah even cathedrals great book of history. Worst case scenario, you can listen to one story of a prophet, listen to a war hero Mahmoud, a great speaker about the prophets Sulayman mula. Mufti is Marian mink, there are so many versions that I can tell you, but 20 minutes a week, at least you'll get used to this, but what's
going to happen January 9, you all how do we sit this long, I'm not used to it, we've conditioned, so be isn't Allahu taala please use these these weeks in between and please try to sign up. Last but not least,
my journeys here in Southern California have taken me many places, many massages. But there is one place, which has been consistent since I got here come to LA. And that's here at Ioh. k. I okay is given me a place to whether I was sick, whether I was walking when I was a available in town out of town, it's always been a place where I could say, shaping the mind I want to do this can Is it possible. And as a new building, you wouldn't take on so many new projects because you want to work on administration, but he gave us this platform because of that he has never ever mentioned and there was never a plan to do 15 weeks or nine weeks of prophetic dynasty and then talk to everyone.
But he did mention something to me. And when an elder, a teacher, a scholar share something, it's one it's really important. So according to shape snowman, and the the board here, there's approximately 150 k in outstanding debt, which is part of the hazard, right? Unfortunately, or fortunately, as Allah wills, some of those brothers and this is their right, some of those brothers called and said, I need I need we need the money back. So with that, if you have benefited something from this, and I only can say this and it's not a ploy, it's a way for us to share. If we not once we told Jake demand, we wanted lights, he installed two on each side, we wanted cable for this, we
wanted an overhead projector we everything we asked for it never he never, he never blinked. So with that some of the young brothers in Sharla, some of the young brothers are going to be handing this out, I will ask you to do your best to fulfill the right of what you can do. It would be great for us to make a goal of like 10 K, here in our in this room and we can help. I can help we can all work together. And if we can close that gap, I think something would be amazing. I tell you right now make intention, Allah subhanaw taala will fulfill your need, and the cameras still rolling. So all of those who have benefited at home, who have enjoyed who have smiled who have cried who have made
laws who have learned new things who have gotten out of situations I promised through the week, sin was in my path, I was headed toward sin and you know what i would end up happening? Yo, I got prophetic dynasty on Wednesday, this is not worth it. It would it would come right out automatically. I'd be like this is not worth it. I don't want to do this. it'll affect the lecture on Wednesday. It's not worth these 45 minutes to do this action. It's not worth watching this. So be even in law. If you have the opportunity please take one of these home and if more importantly you can make a commitment now it'd be greatly appreciated and I will make dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala
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so Hannah Baker Aveda tmic Fiona Sara monada morsani Welcome to La datamine it however generic it sounds I will say this much you all have affected my life for the last two and a half months. We all are going through different things in life and I have something every Wednesday to look forward to. May Allah bring that happiness in your life in sha Allah And may Allah subhanaw taala give you the same Baraka that you all have given me that shoulder to share an ear with weekly Allah. I don't know whose shoulder has an ear, but call us May Allah subhanaw taala keep you all as happy as you have made me was Santa Monica warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Please enjoy your vacation.