Channel: Yahya Ibrahim
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your slack lacunae? anala Kumar Wolfie lacunae? dunu vacuum, one minute Allah wa Sula who oppose an EMA and my bad. Always we begin with the praise of Allah we send our prayers of peace upon our Navy Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we testify that none is worthy of worship, but Allah azza wa jal and that the nebia sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is is worshipping slave and final messenger. I always remind myself a new of taqwa Allah azza wa jal, and I pray that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah inherits in you and i a heart that is loving of him, fearing of him, and having great hope in his mercy subhanho wa Taala.
Earlier this morning, I was flicking through the news channels as I was getting ready to come to school, and I noticed that there was a large reference to the para Olympics. In some Pamela a few weeks back, all of us were plastered, I guess, with constant updates of the achievements of both Australian athletes and athletes from all around the world, pushing the limits of the human body doing as best as being and jumping and throwing in swimming and riding in shooting. And all of these were things that you know, were celebrated and Japan a lot today and in days, the Paralympics is another important competition that had me thinking about people from our history and tradition as
Muslims who were impaired in their ability but exceeded those who were unimpaired in that ability. Some of the famous Sahaba even some of you that are seated here are given the names of some of these great men and women who lived in the time of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. Some were unable to see some had deafness that was profound and they used to have to enunciate and be very careful in their speech. Some had speech impediments, where they used to stammer or stutter, including the grand son of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Others were unable to move in the way that others around them had that ability. And those very same people that I described to you became
some of the elite amongst the prophets why Selim Sahaba
in a beautiful Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, if you're going to study the Quran, I want you to think about this. You're going to learn the Quran and I'm not here to teach you
that you want somebody who will teach it to you the way I received it from Allah the way I taught it to them. If you want to have the Quran in the same way as it was revealed hotel Quran, I mean, our bar, take it from one of these four people.
The first of them, each one of those four had a disability.
The first of them is Abdullah hipness, rude or the Allahu anhu Abdullah Hackney, Massoud was a small statured, short, slim man, that if a wind blew that was strong, it would blow him up into a tree. He was so small and thin that his feet when the wind blew him as he was climbing up a tree. The wind kind of exposed his his SAP his leg and the Sahaba seeing a map on the tree. They nudge each other in the sort of own guru Isla Daugherty certified, local small his feet are Look how tiny The man is.
The prophets I send them smiled. And he said attack Jamuna mean Ducati sockeye for inhale malkia Mati Miss Lou hood. You are shocked at how small he is how skinny how seemingly weak he is physically. On the day of judgment, one of his feet will have the size of hood in reward. The mountain of overhead is 18 kilometers in its diameter.
That same evening Massoud is also the person who brought an end to the life of the most despicable man
who was an enemy of the Prophet Mohammed fly, sell them in the fame of Abu jaton in the Battle of bed, the one who stood and faced Abu Jahan, who was described as a mountain of a man what this small, skinny short battle with his faith,
not his body. And in fact, in the final words of Abu JAL, he said iltacon you've stood upon a mountain Yep, Nomad, you are nothing more than the son of a woman who gave birth to slaves. He was still insulting him.
But the name of Abdullah His name is rude remains because it's attached to faith and to the word of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. The second is Salim medulla Abbey who they prefer that word in Arabic mela because it means the freed slave of who they prefer Abby who they prefer, Allah The Allah who and whom
he will what to wear, what to eat, when to sleep, even when to go to the bathroom or not.
His ability to choose what's taken and he was born into enslavement and bondage.
And yet even with that,
he became an elite.
From the Sahaba of the prophets Allah Allah Why do you listen?
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ma ibni jabel was a young man from the unsolved from the tribe of the HUD's Raj. He accepted Islam at the young age of 1516, maybe 17 years old. In fact, he believed in the prophets I send them before even seeing him and he journey from yesterday, which then be was known as yesterday but became an Medina traveled to Mecca to meet the prophets I sell them and give by Atul alpha promised to believe in the messengers I send them if he comes to Medina, Morandini jabel was crippled, he used to walk aidid, he wasn't able to move in the same way that other people are able to move. He was a person who had an impaired ability in his mobility.
And yet the prophet SAW I sell them says, when you take the photo and take it from his likes, from somebody who's willing to travel the desert,
although he is not in the full function of others, just to meet me and believe in me, so Allah, how do you sell them? In fact, when the Prophet came to choose his ambassador, see, usually ambassadors they're supposed to be the face of the president or the king. In this case, somebody more important in the, in this case, it's more handmade, the last messenger of Allah, you would think that who's handsome, who's intelligent, who's wealthy who's able bodied, I want to choose somebody that no one will have any fault with, so that when they say, I'll be a Muslim, because this person looks the part
but in the final months of the Prophet's life, sallAllahu wasallam
he chooses more adequately jabin who was a young man
and he says, tomorrow I'm sending you to the people of Yemen, a whole country.
Whatever you call them to begin with the word of La ilaha illa Allah let them understand what we believe in who I am. Muhammad Rasulullah and if they accept it, teach them prayer. If they accepted, teach them Zakah if they accepted, teach them fasting, teach them Hajj, he was the ambassador of the messenger Muhammad Sallallahu Allah he was.
One of the stories I was studying with my year eight students
is the story
of Abdullah Maktoum
and all of them they will remember that this is the story of the blind man
Allah speaks about in Alberta with
a person who was unable to see. And because he was asking to hear more about faith, people will continually lead him away from where the Messenger of Allah was sallallahu wasallam. And because he man was so important to him in his heart, he would wander the streets of Mecca, raising his voice. Yeah, Mohammed Yeah, Mohammed fbme. And Robic, Mohammed, Mohammed, tell me about your Lord, I want to come into it. And when the chiefs of Mecca were sitting with the prophets, I sell them and they were disgusted, because a person who they considered lowly simply because of an impediment in his life that he could not see from birth. They said, Sal, ye tebay Nana arabinose enter a faith, like
this blind man wants to enter it, we are above him and better than him. And those were the same people
who remained in the punishment and in the curse of Allah today. While the name of Abdullah ibni Maktoum remains celebrated.
There is a chapter of the Quran revealed about his story that you and I seek to learn and memorize and take lessons from.
The wrestling lesson that I share with you today
is that in your mind, and in your heart, are the only limitations that exist.
There is nothing that you cannot do that somebody else has done Subhanallah sometimes you'll see something on the news. And you say, wow, I could never do that. And that's the reason you could never do that. It's not because your body isn't built to do it, or your mind does not have the capacity to think in that way or to design in that way. It's not that you're unable to do it, it's that you believe you can't achieve.
And if you look at your test scores, or if you see anything in your life that you want to improve in, whether it's your physical shape, whether it's your studies, whether it's your ability to read the Quran properly, with Tajweed, whether it's to make more friends or to move away from those who are not nice and toxic in their relationship with you, whether it's to help those who are near you or far, whether it's to become a millionaire or not. It rests with what you believe you can achieve.
And everything has a mindset.
Everything has a thought. And it's for that reason, the prophets I sell them tells us that Allah said and they're in the one nap dB, I am as my servant thinks of me Subhan Allah, Allah will be for you what you believe Allah will be. If you think about Allah as the one who's gonna punish you, the one who is unkind to you, the one who's not answering You're the one who isn't giving you what you want. If you think of Allah as not being generous to you, then this is what has resulted in your life, not because that is Allah.
And if you believe Allah to be forgiving,
if you believe Allah to be generous, that Allah is answering to your door. What you will see in your life is what you believe about Allah.
Allah Subhana Allah reinforces this regularly to us in the Quran. He says to us yeah, a Johann ladina. Manu, me No. Oh ye who believe. Believe. It's an amazing verse. Oh ye who have already accepted faith, believe again, restart your Eman, recommit in your Salah, re calibrate your mindset about who I am, and how I will deal with you in life. After this I will leave you with a short Hadith of the prophets. I send them in the next hotbar May Allah Subhana Allah allow us to use our abilities that we have with us to the fullest of their purpose to save us from using them in haraam and to make us from those who are successful in the dunya. And after a Hulu call we had there was
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Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah salam O Allah who I knew he was sending them were bad what you think
is really important, and what you cause other people to think is just as important. And I end with this authentic hadith about two men who were like brothers, they loved each other the way brothers love each other. They were the best friends to each other. One of them was a righteous person. He used to pray and fast and give charity. He was always doing everything that Allah asked when Allah asked if everything was done, his best friend, a handler who his best friend, like his own brother, he treated felt that he was like in his own brother cannot move, Sir, he was always a little bit behind. There was prayers that he would be late for. There was charity that he wouldn't give. There
were moments that he wouldn't concentrate as much as he should, in his actions as a believer and his friend who did everything right would look at him and say up sir, in the law when a young Pharaoh laka Abba, stop, Allah will never forgive you. If you don't stop this now you clinical Ghana, you have no hope of ever going to paradise. be a better person, get your act together, stop Allah who will not show you mercy you won't enter Jenna this way.
His friend who misses some of the good deeds would turn to him and say honey baney ravine Arabi lead me to the mercy of Allah I believe Allah will be forgiven. I'm trying my best. Lead me to Allah's mercy magia Allah, Allah YAHWAH kill, he didn't make you the policemen over me.
And eventually they die and on the Day of Judgment, the prophets I send them said for batha home Allah, Allah will bring them and they will stand in front of him on the Day of Judgment. And Allah will say to the one who was praying and was fasting and was doing all the good deeds, and duffle tele Who did you use to say to your friend of Sir stop for in Nila of fear who left that I will never forgive him well, with the healer hooligan that I will not give him Jenna, a hot Malacca, Emery. Did I give my power to you that you decide who's right and wrong for Jenna? I will deter illman Mini Andy, did you see the names of the people of Jenna, what gave you the power that you
could put hate and put weakness into the heart of my of my abs of my servant who felt that I would be merciful to them who hoped for my mercy.
Fetch had an offer to let I show you today that I forgive him everything. When tele can now but you enter Hellfire, the one who pray. The one who fasted The one who did good deeds, the one who thought of himself is better than others. You enter Hellfire because you put in the heart of my servant to close door to my mercy until that's cleansed from your record.
What you think is important, and what you make other people think is important. How you think of Allah, how you think of Allah's mercy and justice and love and hope in his mercy is a powerful way for you to become a better person. It's not an excuse to miss your prayer and say, Allah will be forgiving, but it gives you hope to know that Allah is Forgiving as long as we turn to Him seeking Him.
May Allah Subhana Allah to Allah open our hearts to Him. May Allah forgive us our sins, aid us in our quest for success and happiness in this life. May Allah Subhana Allah make us supports to each other. May Allah Subhana Allah protect our staff and our students, our parents and our teachers. May Allah Subhana Allah assist you to all that which is good. lead our principal and board to that which is pleasing to Him and turn us away and then from haraam. Allahumma amin Allahu Allah is Al Islam all Muslim in watsonville adakah Deen Allah him and you know where him your hammer raha mean Allah hum that I know Allah Nikica where Shaka rica was nearby that had I was on the island Habibi,
Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the law. How am Allah he can tell who you saw Luna Allah NaVi. Yeah, you hallerin Sadhguru sogou Allah He was certainly muitas Lima Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik ala Sayidina Wahhabi Wynonna Vina Mohammed