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Prophet Abraham Pbuh

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Yahya Ibrahim

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I begin with the greetings of peace, the greetings that have been echoed by all of the profits from the beginning of time.

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In Arabic, it's a setup modicum for most of you would be familiar with it for our guests who may not be acquainted with the Arabic language as much as we are peace beyond to you. These are the greetings that have been spoken

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by all of the prophets and all of the messengers in their various dialects in their various languages. And it's a central focus that we have for our mission today. Just for about 30 or 40 minutes, we are going to speak about a person who a lot which is the Arabic word for God, or that God, our Christian friends in Egypt, for example, the Coptic Christians, when you know, my friend would open the Bible, instead of you know, God or a different word or in Latin, it would be a lot in Arabic, right? Simple.

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A lot says to us in the Koran that Ibrahim,

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Abraham

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is a nation unto himself by himself. And his life manifested many different lessons and examples for the final prophet and final messenger that as Muslims, we come to believe, to be Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him and all of the preceding prophets and messengers who came before him, including Ibrahim alayhis, salam, peace be upon him.

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We find that a lot says in the Quran, and this is going to narrow our scope what it is that we're looking at, he says to the Prophet, in particular, and to those who believe in Him in general that come thereafter.

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What money Hello, Hello, I'm miletti, Ibrahima, lm and Sophie Hannah.

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None shall stray from the path of Abraham.

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None shall follow a different path at different systems, a different surrender unto God a different way than that of Abraham in them and certainly an upset except someone who's fooling themselves. And it's actually quite

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profound in the Arabic language to use the word Sufi.

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To say that a person is foolish isn't just that a person has knowledge and doesn't follow it. But it's a person who has knowledge and ability to follow it and chooses a different course. In other words, for you know, our brothers who escorted us from Birmingham today, if we're driving, and there's a notice on the Billboard that says, look, police officers have radar cameras, two kilometers down the road, it's not maybe they're they're

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lower your speed to 60 miles an hour, you have knowledge and you're the one driving you're able to control your speed. And you say to yourself, okay, I've read that I've understood it, but I ignore it, your SFP. That's the type of example that Allah gives us in the Koran, for the one who knows about the path of Abraham, and follows other than it profound. He also says to the Prophet Muhammad in particular, and to the rest of us in general,

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that the way of Ibrahim hanifa it is a pure, unadulterated way of the worship and self surrender to Allah Islam.

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The word Islam, it's used in the Koran, not just submission, but it's self submission. You're not just subjugated, you actually make a conscious choice to follow the order and the instruction and self surrender unto Allah, your Lord, the maker of all that exists.

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So the Prophet is instructed to follow this Hanif this pure, unadulterated, unadulterated way of self surrendering oneself unto the will and the instruction of God of Allah subhanaw taala.

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We're going to take just four examples from the life of Ibrahim, because the life of Ibrahim is expensive. There's many examples. When you look at the main chapters in the Quran, when you look at sort of Bizarro Surah Al Emraan Surah Nisa,

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Surat, Al anon Surah telara. All of them will have indications about the the great examples that Abraham has shown Ibrahim, we're just going to limit ourselves to four or five maybe five inshallah, according to our timing of moments in his life where he showed his surrender to Allah. He showed his way of coming to a wholehearted belief in his maker and in His creation. The first example

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I want to give is Ibrahim using logic and reason. And for us as Muslims, it's very important for us to have command of knowledge and understanding, not just to know things verbatim and read them off or memorize them, but to understand the rationale behind them. And that's why within Islamic law and within the studies of Islamic jurisprudence, you find that there's a huge difference between fifth and ninth. And you know, something, but part of it is the study of the application. It's not just what a verse says, or what a statement from the Prophet says. It's in an action, knowledge, and its ability to use it in your day to day life, in the proper way. And in the proper context.

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One of the great moments in the life of Ibrahim, is when he tries to show the people who have no faith in God, or who have taken graven images that they've created with their own hands, their own tools.

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At the time of Abraham, when they wanted to create a new deity, they just go take out a carving of a rock, molded into a fashion of a God that they would prostrate and worship. And to him, without having been led by Allah not having yet received the message, there was a detesting

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factor in his life to that concept and to that way of life. So he wanted to impress that upon the people who lived with him. And instead of attacking their gods directly, which later on in his life he did, which will be a second example that we will use, he tries to show them the fallacy the misunderstanding of their devotion to things that really have no control in their life. So as a lot of quotes to us in chapter five, sort of till Anam, Allah tells you that Ibrahim, we showed him mallacoota somehow it will, God opened up his chest opened up his eyes opened up his insight, to see the dominions of the heavens and the earth. And he wanted to share this with his people. So he came

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to them on a day of their celebration. And he looked up to the sky and he said, Look, it's nighttime, look at these stars, look at these planets. They're majestic. They're a distant from us, we use them to navigate. They're a profound help to let's have our upbeat, this is my Lord. Now, Ibrahim surely didn't believe that a star or a planet is is God. But he used it to explain to his people through reason, through a systematic step that leads him out of Shin taking partners in worship with the true God abandoning

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the toe hate being monotheistic, worshipping the One God into the graven images that they have been worshipping points to the stars, and he said, this is God. dilemma fly when dawn was coming, and when the earth was moving, the stars began to disappear one by one. So he turns to them and he said, No, no, no, I made a mistake, but I'm not gonna call in or Hey, good afternoon. I can't worship something that departs from me. That leaves me

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the next day he comes in he says Ron Kamara, there's isn't a full moon was high in the sky. So he gathers the people he said, No, no, don't worry about the stars. The real God is this moon.

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He doesn't believe in that. But it's to lead them to that understanding that none of these enemy created

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beings.

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Objects are worthy of worship, fella effort when the sun was about to rise planted out or how it would fit in, I don't worship something that departs. The sun came back as if I'm it's full of brilliance. It's the source of life and vegetation on this earth that Allah has put for us to bring about the

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the cycles that nourishes whether it's water, whether it's plants, and vegetations, everything derives this energy from the sun, he points to and he says that has to be God, to his people.

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And when it departed,

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it was his silent affirmation to them a lot doesn't tell us what he said after when he departed. He said, I'm not going to worship this meaning logically, you as I've shown you, the star, the moon and now the sun, they're not worthy of worship.

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And that systematic way of leading people from one point to another is an important lesson. It is a lesson for you and I too, have a humbled knowledge

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based approach in our sensor and our discussion with people, that the morals and the values that we share amongst humanity in general, are a profound conglomeration. They all come together to help us come together with those similarities. And that the disputes that we have one another, are to be solved with articulation with words with debate with intelligence, with logic.

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A second moving example from the life of Ibrahim is his internal struggle, is his faith. Now, a prophet of God is someone of Allah is someone who's chosen and Allah says in Surah, Chapter Two in Allah has stuff that

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a lot of chose Ibrahim was stuff I

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mean, we chose him from amongst many in mankind. So if Abraham was chosen to be a nation builder, a leader of people on a consider

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yet you find in the second chapter of the Quran in surah, Baqarah a dialogue between Ibrahim and Allah.

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He says to Allah,

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Eleni Cain, fetcher here, melter My Lord. Show me how you bring life back to that which is cease to exist.

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You and I.

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It's hard to imagine

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that a person who is a prophet, a messenger of a lot, someone who was commanded to lead people and to teach him about the instructions and the dictates of a lot would then request such a request from Allah would say, oh, Allah.

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Show me how are you going to do it? What's this? You know, process? And Allah answers Ibrahim with a question and he says sapana went to Allah to Ibrahim. Our them took me Is it because you don't possess faith? Is it because you don't believe that you have question?

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color? Bella? No, I believe when that can be applied in country? No, I question but it's only to quell and to bring peace to my heart. That's profound. Now each and every one of us here. I don't care how scholarly you are.

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Doesn't matter how much Koran you've memorized? Or how devout or how much you pray or how much you fast or how many books you read? Or how religious you your family was or your upbringing at each and every moment

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in our life for each and every one of us, excuse me, there comes a moment in their life where there are things about our faith, our Eman that we question, not because we don't believe but because we want reassurance of heart. And Allah gives you that example, in the greatest individual from the greatest of the prophets.

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of the greatest of the prophets, Ibrahim, he asked a lot this question long answers is that you don't believe no show me and Allah actually shows him.

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So Pamela, I love doesn't say to him, Look, I'm going to put more faith in your heart you believe more. It's not just a matter of faith, alone, just open his chest up to more faith and belief. Allah says to him, take birds that are of different colors, different shapes, different sizes, what sort of hoonah he like, slaughter them and mix all their parts of their body into different pieces so you don't know which is which.

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One, I'll actually jblm in hoonah juice and climb to that mountain, put some that mountain put some that mountain put some some Mega rahoon then call them and they will come flocking back to life flying to you evading your call.

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a profound lesson that Allah Subhana Allah does not just intend for you to have blind faith. It's not just I've heard this, I do it. The Mufti said it must be done that the man said the ship said, Brother Yeah, he said

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in Saudi Arabia, it said in Jordan, it said in Pakistan, the moolah said no. In Islam, your faith driven

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but it is compulsory upon you to search

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to ferret out the truth to solidify your faith FMA Atlanta Barona. hunka Santa to Allah says to you and I'm a foreign How can they sit idly don't they sit in pondering over the creation of the heavens of the earth? What's the level of insanity what led him and the mystery

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They're different tongues and their languages and the skin colors that they have the differences amongst them. Don't they look at this as being a great profound sign from Allah.

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Your intent in life is to absorb

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things that lead you to follow and surrender to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in surrender to a lot.

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So you find in your studies, and we're in an institution of higher learning, and I wish to thank the administration of Goldsmith University in the Student Union, here, we are guests with you for allowing us this opportunity to come to talk about matters of faith and common values and universal beliefs. It's important for us to come and share our ideals and what our common denominator are, and especially in institutions of higher learning, censure, and not giving a platform to individuals or to people based on you know, conjecture, or hearsay or things that are unfair, unfounded, is

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an important element that all of us seek to to, to find restitution and resolving, but our mission is to learn,

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to practice, to teach to show in our examples in our ideal, and that is taken from this great example who brought him it wasn't just enough for him to say and be quiet within himself. I know God created everything I know Allah has given life to everything. I know a law at a moment, I will die and he will resurrect me, I want to see it.

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And he has the ability to ask. So it is a lesson for you and I to ask the question. I don't ever want anyone to sit whether my audiences or any other audiences or in any of the lectures you have at university in your undergraduate or postgraduate, whatever studies that you have, that you have a question that is unresolved, and you are shy from seeking its answer. Why do you think the prophet of Islam he would say some lohani or sell them? tuba? How good how happy I am to receive, particularly the one who's come to learn, asking the question is an important factor in leading ourselves to Allah. So Ibrahim asked the question, and the answer wasn't just face to face. It

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wasn't just No, you have to believe more. Or this is what it is. Why do you wear a job? You know, I have two sisters right? Now money. I'm 15 years old, and beloved, been wearing Hijab for maybe two years or so. But I remember when they were growing up, I was. I was wondering, and I would say to my father,

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you know, I think they're going to put put it on because it's not a matter of you walk in the room, put the hijab on the bed and say, put it on don't come out of the room. That's not how a Muslim is. That's not our faith, right? Based on reason. Why, why do you wear hijab? Why do Muslims pray? Why do you face Mecca?

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Why do you follow how what's the Cheviot? What does the word mean? Where Where does it come from? Why do you hate Jews?

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These are all things that are put on us as Muslims that we are free from. It's not. It's not a matter of our faith. It's not anything to do with faith. Many of things are political, or things that have nothing to do. They're not faith based issues. And it's important for you to find answers to be able to support yourself, hold on a second, I don't hate Jews, I know I hate every Jew. I'm a reasonable individual, a human being who would say something like that. That's as Muslims, you have to understand what our faith calls to what was the message of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him?

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So ask questions. Why are these people doing these atrocities? Some of the brothers I was talking with a little bit earlier yesterday and today. Why? Why is why is there a prevalence in terrorism? Why are your Muslims doing these horrendous criminal things? You have to answer you have to know the answer to these questions as a Muslim, reconcile it within yourself. Because sometimes you'll see something and you'll say this is not Islam. And you know, it's not Islam, but you don't have the ability to answer others when questioned about it. And you must find those answers. So ask questions and people who are knowledgeable in these matters. But one of the most important things we also

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extract as a lesson from this dialogue between Ibrahim and Allah,

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is that Ibrahim went to the source who can answer him?

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Sometimes we have a question, but we don't go to the person who can answer our question.

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We don't choose the right person to answer our question. That's a big problem. So you have to link yourself with people have knowledge with people of understanding with people of wisdom, with people who are specialists in particular areas. If I have a chest infection, I don't go see a podiatrist who's an expert in feet. Right? It has to go to the right person for the right solution that you will receive. inshallah, the third example we take from the life of Ibrahim is as a father. Now, in the Quran, Allah has given us Donnelly Nassif, he has called for an even cooler method, we've given to humanity in the poor on an example in every matter of their life. So for example,

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if we look at family structure, just as an example, since we're talking about Abraham as a father, if you want to see an example of a righteous father with a righteous son, and a righteous wife, a good nuclear family upon faith, you can look to the example of Ibrahim, his son, his smile, his son, his heart, and his wives. If you want to see the example of an adopted son, who's righteous, and a father who was a tyrant and an unbeliever, ungrateful to his Lord, you can look at the example of Pharaoh and Moses. Right? If you want to see the example of a righteous woman who's under the companionship of a horrible husband, you could look at the wife of Pharaoh and her husband. If you

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want to see the example of evil, an evil woman with a righteous man, look at the example of law blue. Or look at the example of Noah, Noah. If you want to see the example of a disobedient son and a good father, look at new Hannah's son. He says to his son, come ride on the ship, his son runs off No, I'm gonna climb a mountain. So are we eligible Yasukuni minima. The ship wasn't just safety, it was salvation through faith in God through faith in Allah.

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Every example in the Quran of everything that you can ever imagine, in terms of family structure, just as an example, can be found.

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Ibrahim and his son is mine.

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It's a moving story. In biblical sources, it's between Abraham and Isaac. In Islam, it seemed between Ibrahim and Ismail that

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Ibrahim sees in a dream, as it's found in sort of a soft, a soft, a soft

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in me,

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and me and my son, I've seen in a dream. And as Muslims, we believe from the statement of the prophets, I send them that the inspiration that used to come Ibrahim wasn't while he was awake, the why he would come to LA he was he was asleep, he would see dreams of what was to happen or what the instructions from God or Allah or to be. He says to his son a smile, I see in a dream that I am to slaughter you. Now, it's my It was a young man who had just attained the age of maturity, strength within himself. His father abandoned him. I have to look at it in that context. His father took her job.

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And it's my into the desert into the wilderness.

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Where there's no water, no food, no inhabitants, beware, the higher the zoning and the basic and Muharram in a place that is desolate, desolate, but near a house of your worship. That is sacred to you. Oh, Allah is the description, Ibrahim says.

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And when he leaves his

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wife there, and her son, he turns and walks away doesn't say son I'm Anakin doesn't greet them. He just turns and runs. And how Joe asks him

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how that umbrella? Is this an order for you like a lot.

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And he just indicates to her with his head, yes, and continues back into the land of Canaan into present day Palestine

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and leaves them there.

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And he would come back every so often to check on them.

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But for the most part for the young age for the young years of Islam is for his times of growing up and for the moments that he would receive

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input from his father were limited to the point that as the prophet of Islam tells us that when his male wept when he got married to his first wife, Abraham came to visit. He asks, where's my son?

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His wife says he's out hunting and she'd

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They invite you to Maine. She didn't give him any water. She wasn't hospitable. So he told her when your husband returns, tell him to change his doorstep. Tell them to change the doorstep that he has.

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And when his mind returned from his hunting trip, he said anyone came to visit us. Yes, no, sorry. I thought you were giving me notice.

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Anyone coming to visit? And she said, Yes, an old man. He came, he stayed just a few minutes. And he said, he told me to tell you change your doorstep. So he told her, your divorce, go back to your families. The doorstep was the initial greeting that you gave him. She wasn't a generous person. So it shows you the limited contact that Ibrahim had with his marrying.

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And out of the blue he comes in he says to his son, my son,

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a loss told me to slaughter you, to kill you.

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From the mother Tara, what do you think I should do?

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It's my Lancers. Yeah, Betty, if I met my father, do as you have been commanded. In the Hadith in the traditions the prophet SAW, Selim says that when Ibrahim came to take his son,

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Ibrahim says to him, yeah, Abby, take off my shirt. We'll do many we'll do many we have and tie me up with it.

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And cover my face with my shirt. Because you might weaken at the moment of coming to finish me off to kill me.

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It's graphic. This is how the four iron and the prophets I sell them Chronicles this moment in history that is sacred to both Jews, Christians and Muslims, even though the individual who was to be slaughtered is different than the message in it is important. A law says to you in have one Bella movie, that is the most manifest test that was given to Abraham. That was the greatest difficulty that Abraham Ibrahim was to have faced.

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It is important for you and I to take our family responsibilities seriously the message that we take from it is

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being good parents being good sons being good doctors, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he would always encourage the Muslim community, the Muslim Ummah,

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to be extra dutiful to the parents, and I don't want to remind any of us. In fact, it's a reminder more to myself than you at the moment to have extra duty and extra concern and extra care for our families, especially for those of you who are students and you know, you have reading week and you have exams and you have studies, you begin to neglect certain things that are a part of your life, that are actually of the most important that set a right everything in your life.

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EMTALA magically a big the prophets I send them says you and whatever you own are the property of your father. Ibrahim comes to a son, I'm ordered to slaughter you What should I do? Do it.

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That family that extended family is an important part of our faith, the obedience to your father, the obedience to your mother, even in things that you and I might not agree on with our parents. Because for many of us who grow up in western, democratic, pluralist societies, we live a schizophrenic life. What do I mean by that? You're sitting here and you know the multifaith room, the Muslim God, place of prayer. You're with Muslim brothers. So you act a certain way. You use certain words, you use a certain language salaam aleikum. You pray, but when you're outside, it's not consistent. It's not. And I don't, I don't mean to be rude. But it's impossible to be consistent

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to act in the same manner with the same words because you live in a different culture than what you may have at home. So some of us who are Somali, some of us who are Egyptian, some of us who are Pakistani, the moment you set

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foot into your home, you're Somali, you're Egyptian.

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The moment you go out, you're British. You're Canadian, you're Australian. You have two distinct personalities. And unless as a Muslim, you come to reconcile how they merge together and have that balance.

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That's where you find a lot of the trouble. That's where extremism comes in. That's where marginalization and segmenting

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In the society and that tear in the fabric, where you don't know how to adjust yourself, how to be that one person where you're living two lives. And Ibrahim, he says to you, in this example, that the Father has a dominance over his family over his over his governess, that the prophet of Islam he says to you, when he was asked, Who is the most important person in my life? The Prophet answers your mother, your mother, your mother, then your father.

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profound.

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What am I to do slaughter me, do as you're instructed.

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And a person of faith recognizes from this story of Ibrahim, that as Muslims, our close knit communities, our family structure, our extended families are an important cultural facet of Islam. Fourth, and finally, as an important lesson from the life of Ibrahim is his debate with his father here, I'm telling you, Ibrahim was a great father, although he wasn't always around his son, his son still listen to his command.

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Yet you find the example that his father gave him, was completely different.

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He comes to his father and he says, Yeah, but he in need Khadija and emunah, Larry mallamma Tikka for me, as deca sent us,

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I will lead you to the straight path. My father, I've received more knowledge than you in this matter of faith. I invite you to follow my course to follow this way of surrendering unto God.

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His father rejects

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his father says, Are you inviting me to leave what I've learned from my father's back?

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Are you straying away from our culture from our people? Because we were just talking about Pakistani Indian Somali Muslim culture,

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you have that pool. And that same thing is very important. It works both ways. There's the positives, and there's the negatives within our communities. And it's important for you as people who are now beginning to develop your knowledge base interest, you're, you're in a place of higher learning and study, it's important for you to begin to deal with the things because they will begin to face you in life.

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The racial tensions that we have within our communities as Muslims, if, and I don't mean to pick on a particular culture. If, for example, a person from cultural culture x,

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sees a Muslim sister from culture, why?

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He's studying, she's studying and he says, Listen, I'm gonna go ask your father if I can get to know their family. x&y. They're not the same. No, he's too tall. No, he's too dark. No, he doesn't speak our language. No, they don't eat our food.

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Culture. There's this clash? No, no. How can we accept it? What would the people in our community say about me? If I gave my daughter to someone from culture x, that's unacceptable melt. There's no way you're marrying him. He's a good man. He's a good earner. And he's got income, he's got integrity. He's a person of righteous conduct. He's a person of faith. All of that is thrown aside even amongst people who go to the mosque and pray and who are outwardly devout in their conduct, but their culture holds him away. His father says to him, Are you telling me to leave off everything I've learned from my father's from what they've taught me.

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Ibrahim pauses. And he says to him, let that ever shake on my father. Don't be misguided by the influence of the devil shaitan in Arabic in that particular moment, it's to mean extreme shock. The word trade thought in Arabic means sharp, it's gone out of its boundary, something that goes out of its extreme. His father didn't just say to Ibrahim, don't talk to me about it and you do what you like. His father said, Stop talking to me about it and you stop believing. You have to stop this faith of yours. Leave everything throw everything out of your heart and mind or I'm going to punish you.

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And after Ibrahim debates them with the sun in the moon and the stars, the only way to bring to them

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the ideal that the inanimate objects that they are worshipping are just stone halia smell

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wouldn't come into their own. He stands in front of them on the day of their celebration and says, do they hear you when you worship

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album for the room? Do they give you something or harm you in any way?

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When they went out to their celebration, he took a hammer broke every one of their idols in lack of your home except the largest one, and hung the hammer around that idol. When they came back to seminar, nothing you'll find out who he brought him. We know that there's a young man fat that

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a young man who used to talk bad ill of our gods, and they brought him on COVID Jain throw him in the fire. They dug a pit, filled it with flammable material lit it couldn't bring him in. So they had to swing them on it, throw him in it. The person who actually through him was his own father. Couldn't I know who knew

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him, Ibrahim lands in the midst of the fire? Nothing but the ropes that were binding him burned. And he sat in it in comfort.

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The profits on the long haul to sell him he tells us that when his mother saw this,

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she said to him, Ibrahim, I wished him to be sure that it's you. Because they said no, no, this is just magic. He's been consumed by the fire. Hello, Jim. This is you know, a shake on it's not even him.

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So he walks out of the fire, hugs his mother and walks back in.

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells you

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what's the message

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his father threw in the fire. Ibrahim continues to make dua for his father, that that you and I make in our solar at the end of our prayers, but bill fairly when he when he died, my Lord, grant me forgiveness for my errors and to that of my parents.

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So Pamela, wow. Could you imagine your father picks you up because of your faith.

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I'm not saying throws you in the fire, but keeps you out of your home.

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doesn't pay for your tuition doesn't allow you to have, you know what, what you want, restricts your access to this or to that the hatred you have in your heart that emotion you'll have in your heart, multiply that many, many fold. Ibrahim is thrown in the fire. And then he says throughout the

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day, my Lord, give me forgiveness from my heirs, and grant the same forgiveness that you give me to my parents.

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And in that you see why his son later in life is obedient to Him. Because my dear brothers and sisters, those of you who are not married yet, and those of you who have not entered into families, I know many of you are students, you're going to come to a point in your life where you make that jump into the real world. No longer Goldsmith University, you're in the real world, you're walking up and down Westminster trying to find a job, you know, you're trying to climb the corporate ladder, you're doing this or that and you got a family. What will lead you right? In that life, and what will help you and guide you to choose a righteous wife, someone who will be good and compatible to

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you. You know who will be beautiful, who will be wealthy, who will be intelligent, who will be assisting to you who will be kind in or treatment for you. The thing that will help you choose a Muslim brother who's going to protect you and honor you and won't cheat on you won't look to Lisa or Joanna or Aisha or others who's going to guard his faith and gardens chastity, who's going to be a good earner who's going to be honest, the one who's gonna do all that is as the law says in the Quran, after a boon Allah.

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The good and the righteous Allah will give them good and righteous people to be in companionship with one Saudi Luna, Lil sabetha, the evil ones will be joined with evil ones. So ebrahimian is righteous conduct with his father, earned many years later that his son will be righteous and conduct to him. How you treat your family, how you treat your elders, how you treat your professors, how you treat yourself, how you treat your wife, your sister, your mother, your aunt's your neighbors, that all brings in your future,

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ease and comfort based on what you have offered to others. And as such, you see the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. He says ladies I mean, he's not a he's not a believer, not one of us. Men like you Walker Kabira who have severe on the one who does not honor his elder and show mercy

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To those who are younger and lower than him in class and society. So those are just quick moral value based lessons from the life of Ibrahim. It's not really the story of Abraham, but it's extracts from the life and the times of Ibrahim, hopefully that we can benefit from them. With that will leave the floor for some questions or comments or suggestions in chat law for the future. Tomorrow. I'm back at the University of Birmingham and then Thursday, we're at Queen Mary's, I believe. Back in London. The brothers have us going up and down. I said all right. That's okay. And the following Friday, we'll be at the green lane messages. inshallah for the Juma and for our talk.

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