Channel: Yahya Ibrahim
Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
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otaku la Hawa Kulu colons study that you select from Anna Lacan while philippou become woman neuter Illa how Rasulullah who has 1000 Halima? That? Always in forever? We begin with the praise of Allah subhanho wa taala. We send our prayers of peace upon our never you Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we testify with firmness and conviction that none is worthy of worship but Allah that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is is worshipping slave and final messenger. I continue to always remind myself and you have Allah azza wa jal and I pray that Allah subhanho wa Taala inherited me and you tuck WA and awakening and a consciousness, that of a love of Allah, a fear of
Allah azza wa jal, a hope in the mercy of our Maker, the Almighty, that is of a greater worth and capacity in our life in our privacy than what we seek to each show. And to portray to each other publicly. Allahumma Amin I ask Allah subhana wa Taala in beginning to give a steadfastness, to open our hearts, and to give us a guidance that is sent from him. I prayed that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah makes the best of days, the days that we returned to him Subhana Allah to Allah, that Allah subhana wa Taala makes us from those who are fat, even in this worldly life, in the next life, and from the highest of people fear in the same way that whenever you Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam in genital holy Allahumma Amin. It is always a distinct honor and a privilege to be invited and to be amongst my dear brothers and sisters. I'd msgid of the people of sooner here in Birmingham. The Green Bay Masjid is Alhamdulillah a home for those who have a love of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and I pray that Allah Subhana Allah Allah continues to shine his light, and his hedaya upon all of those who gather and assemble in it, seeking His mercy, and asking for His forgiveness, and intending the path of sin and tradition of His Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and those who lived amongst him from the self Allahumma Amin. It is one
of the great opportunities
for a believer to meet with other believers. And subhanAllah the people of righteousness, know each other, not by name, but they know each other by conduct and this is something that's very important. And I want to begin in sha Allah our time today. And we're speaking about one of the great occasions of Allah's mercy to our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we're going to speak about LSR and we're going to speak about an MT. Aaj which is the ascension of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but really my aim in it is to speak about how you and I can use it in our contemporary lifestyle.
What connection do you and I have to that moment of calling of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada to the prophets of Allah who it will send them to the highest heavens, what lessons and what relevance is it to a person like me who lives in Australia, to a person like you who's in the United Kingdom in Birmingham in this 21st century. And I think it's important for us to always contemporize the practice of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, to that which fulfills the aims of our lifestyle and that which gives life to Eman in our heart, in any condition, and under any ism that we find ourselves in. What you will see is when you look back throughout the era,
You will find that Muslims have thrived. under all conditions, you will find millions and millions and millions of brothers and sisters who resemble you who say the words you and I say in our prayers who face the same Qibla will have the same concern
who have the same concern?
Who have the same concern that you and I have for our children, for our communities, in communist China, you will find that there will be people who have the exact same outlook that you and I have in the hallmarks of capitalism, you will find people who have the same needs and the same drama and wants that they ask of Allah subhanho wa Taala under socialist regimes, Islam has been something that has thrived because of its school, its principles and connecting a person to Allah subhanho wa taala, not just history. And I want in sha Allah that this story night, this moment where we stay, sit together, and Charlo have a little bit of time until salata method and Inshallah, we will have a
little bit of a break for yourself and myself where we can just step up and move around a little bit in between the two sessions, but you lie to Allah. But I want this to be the aim that you and I have. And I want it to be a beginning, where you recognize that what you and I want is the same even if we live literally 10s of 1000s of kilometers away. The worry I have for my daughter and my sons.
The hopes and the goals that I have as targets for them are the same ones you have for your children. But they're also the same ones that your brothers and sisters have in Kenya. They're the same ones that your brothers and sisters have in South Africa. They're the same that your brothers and sisters have in Indonesia. They're the same that your brothers and sisters have in Siberia.
Islam has that framework that you and I all unite upon that Kalama of la ilaha illa Allah, Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but seek its conditions and its outcomes to be vibrant in our life. And therefore I want it to be something that in your perspective, as you're sitting with me today, I want everything that you and I hear and share with each other is something that you look as a segue and as a alleyway as a road to implement into your life. I can take this, my daughter needs this. This pain that the Prophet felt at that moment is something similar to what I have. And what Allah gave him in relief is something that I can aspire to receive from Allah subhanho wa
taala. And perhaps if I model myself more in the likelihood of the prophets, I send him his modality and His love and His character, that I could take something from that light that Allah had sent to him and have a reflection of it in my home, in my substance in my place of work, and that it can be something that leads me Alright, the Quran, my dear brother and sister in Islam is a compass. And it always leads you towards Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. And anytime you have any confusion in your life, the first place that you begin has to be the book of Allah azza wa jal. It's not the stories that are in the Quran. But it's what's built within the stories that are meant to be significant to
you and I, and therefore when Allah Subhana Allah to Allah admonishes the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam through the Quran, and Allah sometimes you know, would be forceful, Subhan Allah, Allah, you know, Allah from above the seven heavens Allah says to the prophets, I said lemmya Johan Nebby you tequila Han Allah Magian Imam stands on your Member It says it tequila, you're like Subhanallah is that brother talking to me? Does he know something about me? He was looking at me when he was in Juma. Did he mean me in particular? No, this is Allah speaking directly to the prophets. I said to him, yeah, you're gonna be your tequila
Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam receives that admonition
the words of the Quran were meant to be
a light to the prophets of Allah what He was sending in the joyful and in their stressful moments. And as we begin to talk about Islam when Mirage we don't begin on the day. We actually have to look a few years before and a few months before and a few weeks before and
the days leading up to it.
Your inner beam Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
was burdened, and was trialed and tested in a way that I pray to ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala that you and I never see one of the hundreds of trials he faced simultaneously.
In his life sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as evidence of Allah's love for him, you find the burden upon him, was severe.
Before his birth, he lost his father chamalla What he was,
within the first three, four or five years of his life, he lost his mother.
And everyone who cared for him, would depart from his life.
and uncles, his spouse, Hadiya God Allah, who and how are BA, those who devoted themselves in belief in him those from the Sahaba who held on to him some Allah what He was selling them would be persecuted for no other reason than because they said 100 100 And Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Imagine the pain of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as he walks by so many Yeah, but the Allah Juana and her husband, Yasser, and their son, Amar, and he sees them in a place that he can't help them.
He acknowledges them and stands above them. And as they're being tortured by Albert Hekmati, he sham who we know as Abu Jacques, Lana, hola.
And as those first martyrs in Islam are nearing the last breath of their life, the prophets I send them simply says to them Subhan Allah Yes.
In our area, common agenda, remain per patient and persevering as you are a family of Yasir my next time to see you will be in Jana sallallahu alayhi wa said Now,
imagine the pain of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, where he sees someone like Billa Raja Allahu anhu, for no other reason, than choosing to liberate his soul even though his body is owned. And I want you to understand this concept of enslavement and slavery is a humiliating and degrading word. When you say to someone, you're a slave and died, when someone is owned, it is there is no humiliation on the face of the earth that is experienced like it because it is a usurpation of your power. Everything that you want to decide for yourself is not yours. You don't choose when you eat when you sleep when you bathe when you go to the bathroom. You can't choose who you marry, how many
children you have, what your children will do and where they will go and who will there be their master. The power the concept of enslavement is all power is taken from you.
And then Allah subhanho wa Taala uses that word to describe the prophets I tell them on this most glorious days of hand the lovey Srbiji He glorified, exalted without blemish. Is he the Almighty Allah subhana wa Taala who took on a night journey, his slave.
And there's no sugarcoating that word. You know, you read in translations, his servant, his bondsmen, it's his slave, Abdullah he Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But see, there's a very technical reason we say I
see when you refer yourself to Allah, you don't lose your rights, you gain Allah's power. I want you to understand this concept,
as a slave to anything in the dunya to your wealth, to your job, to your wife, to your husband, to a person who owns you to the debt that has broken you,
to the Riba that subjugates you, you become, you become humiliated and denigrated. But when you become an app to ALLAH SubhanA, Allah to Allah, The Power of Allah becomes at your service. As the prophets I seldom says in the Hadith in Sahih, that Allah becomes the eye you see with the hand you strike with the feet, you walk with, the ears, you hear with, that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, His power becomes at your service, by you being a slave to Allah, you are carried by Allah subhanho wa taala.
While being a slave to the dunya and anything in it, it buries you in it. You're humiliated by it. And therefore the prophets of Allah, Who are you ascend them in those moments of difficulty
of seeing those who he loved, targeted because of their love for him.
murdered for saying La Isla
illAllah Muhammad Rasool Allah,
it would paint him an a grievous heart
at seeing people who raised him knew of his honesty and trustworthiness, for no reason, claiming him. Unstable, dishonest, fraudulent. Lala kabocha Neff. Sakala athyrium in the movement will be heard that hadith Asafa it hurts you in your heart. Yeah, Mohammed it aggrieved you it's a surah we recite it today in Surah Al Kahf. That you see these people, their foot marks all over you, they're in every part of your life. They know you like they know the back of their hand. In no Humla you can be Boonah it's not that they deny that you have come with truth when I came the Levina kuffaar will be a yachtie law here. But it's that they have a distaste
and a distrust to the word of Allah subhana wa to Allah hatred for what is right.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't bury one son.
He didn't just bury one child, or two,
or four, five children, Abdullah
with his own hand he would place them in the ground, even on the days of his greatest victory. The Battle of bed through the prophets I seldom returning to Medina triumphant, honored by Allah sending the angels from the heavens to defend the people of faith. He spent the night invoking Allah, if Allah we are destroyed, who will be there to raise your name and honor you, oh Allah deliver us
and as he returns to Al Madina, Munawwara as he enters it, he finds his son or his son in law of man if you're a fan of Yamaha know
politically assume that his daughter has passed away
not even a day where just ease and comfort, no difficulty for him?
Not even a moment.
Now Allah Subhana Allah Allah with test the prophets of Allah, Who are you asserting them and he would say in a moment, just imagine
that the heights of reward
are tied to the heights of tribulation and difficulty.
You've teller miroir, there has to be Dini, that an individual is tested on account of their faith, that Allah will check its veracity and truthfulness.
And in the final moments of life of the prophets, I said let me even in the last breath of his life, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
the brother of each other the Allahu Anhu would say in Nicoletta rasool Allah messenger of Allah I've never seen anyone who suffered in his moments of passing like this or messenger of Allah, in their in their illness like this or messenger of Allah. Is this because your reward is much higher than us. He said, edgeley Attila. Yes.
The Prophet didn't just bury children, but he buried the most beloved in his life at that time, said he, God, Allah, Juana and others.
He buried grandchildren Salallahu it you said
Emma would enter upon Him in His Masjid
as he was sleeping on a straw mat
that had bruised
his blessing skins sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
And Omar was a tough man.
As soon as he entered upon the prophets, I send them
and he saw the back of the prophets I send them scratched and bruised and discolored
by the harshness of the dunya
when the world could be at his feet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
I don't know wept. He said, O Messenger of Allah, the kings of Persia, the Romans,
they have this name or unto Rasulullah sallallahu ala you will send them
the pepper would say, well, Maddie wanted to Nia What do I need from the dunya?
We're just like travelers who come and sit and leave Salah bah what he was saying.
He faced as an individual what an ummah faces in its collection SallAllahu it was
and therefore you would see
In the early days in Mecca,
the prophets Allah What do you send them would be targeted with insult and ridicule.
And Abdullah Riza
ignore a blog the Muttalib his uncle, who's famously described by Allah in the Quran as what you would today describe as the mayor of Jahannam, the president of Jahannam Abu Lahab.
Whenever a son of the prophets I seldom would pass away your misfortune would befall him he would ridicule the prophets I send in NACA after you're cut off, you have no success. Curse is follow you in every aspect of your life. You will never have any ascendancy yeah Mohamed or as they used to say, your modem instead of your Muhammad the honored they used to call him your modem and you Dishonored Sobol, Allahu Allah.
And Allah would respond inna alto, Knakal co author, Maria Muhammad with all this you've been given an abundance of higher an abundance of good sobre la he was saying.
refused to accept
even words from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Allah revealed to him and their own Malcorra woman hold her
give this broadcast in this message to the people of Mecca, but also that which surrounds it. The prophets lie Selim determined to head out to the people of life.
And as he arrived into if the people of Quraysh their intelligence services had already arrived before him,
they polluted the environment. The media had broadcast a shameful discussion of dishonesty about the blessing persona and personality of your Nabis license.
And they waited for him. And as he entered upon them hoping to have a moment of an audience to speak in truthfulness and honesty about faith, not about himself, but about Almighty Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, they released upon him the imbeciles of their society, and the young children of their society, who they had given boulders and rocks and they said when you see him pellet him, the prophets I send them was so injured by it.
That the blood that began to see from his blessed head
was of such amount that it trickled down his body until His shoes were full of it.
And he had to walk that mile of condemnation to lead himself out of
being pelleted and abused and hurled
until a Christian
invited into a place of refuge
and sat him in a place under the shade of some trees and gave him something to eat and some water to bathe and to cleanse himself with.
And in some of the reports of the zero
the Prophet made it to our
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almost gracious of those who shall graciousness and favor.
Oh, the Merciful of those who show mercy Illa man tacky, loony to who have you left me in I do we utter joy harmony to an enemy who seeks to obliterate me. amela Caribbean Melaka who Emery Have you given me over to relatives of mine who you've subjugated me to? Oh Allah.
My uncle abuses me.
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Lamia. Qubic una Allah yella Fela rubelli never less Oh Allah.
If no anger
is the cause of this, I am willing to withstand it. Oh Allah. La you're not metric Elsa Ali.
Although I petition You for Your Mercy, which is more comprehensive and expensive for me
to be naughty word, he can lay the a DA of the hill, similar to what I seek my protection and in the light of your face that gives radiance to everything in the heavens in the earth.
That you don't bring down any of your anger upon me or any of your salt upon me. Oh Allah
It's at that moment.
It is as if ALLAH SubhanA Horta, Allah looked into the hearts of the people of the earth.
And it's as if the response to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was that if no one on earth wants you
come up to the heavens and see what your honor and places
and I want insha Allah to take three important lessons from what we've discussed up until this moment.
know that whatever pain you shoulder, whatever difficulty that is visited upon you, whatever hardship, my dear sister that you have internally or externally, whatever affliction or punishment, whatever illness
unwellness unsteadiness you face,
know that Allah subhana wa Taala is always with you when I can or brokenness iya and your Lord will never forget you know, in your happiest and most soulful moments, Allah is always with you.
Know that everything is in the power and in the hand of Allah subhanho wa taala. And know that whatever Allah takes, it is by his wisdom, and through his love. And whatever Allah gives it out of his compassion and his test. Know that ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada who loved Muhammad Sallallahu ala you will sell the more than you are loved by Allah. That Allah gave him difficult tests that you and I are unable to withstand. So be patient, as you saw, in the example of your Nebia Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the spill
is brutal wasabi wasabi to
learn this lesson from those who lived it with their own eyes. See, it's very easy for us to narrate these Hadith of the prophets I send them where we say in Messiah here has been reported that the Prophet I said Lim said you cannot complete your faith until I meaning he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is more beloved to you
than your father than your mother than your children than your spouse than even you love your own self. You must love him more than you love what you would love for yourself And subhanAllah for you and I to be able to prove that it's very difficult.
Love is that word today? That doesn't mean what it should mean.
And if I was to ask myself, honestly, and if you were to ask yourself, honestly, do you love Do I love Mohamed Salah longwater You will sell them perhaps my tongue will sail Yes, but my actions will be liat.
Do you love Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. You tongue might say yes. And a hippo rasool Allah. I love the messenger of Allah. But the prophets I send them had people who looked him in the face and said this, and he challenged them on it. In the authentic hadith narrated by the man Muslim,
one of the Sahaba he came running back to the masjid.
inconsolable and he came to the Prophet I sell them and he just sat and looked at the prophets why Selim The Prophet said to him Malbec, what's wrong with you, man?
Pakala in Boca rasool Allah, I'm love, I'm in love with you a messenger of Allah.
Prophets I said Lim said, could matter cool.
Be careful with what you say. Be sure of what you claim. And he said, O Messenger of Allah. In new book, I love your messenger of Allah.
The prophets I seldom said that even for Spirit. Therefore then be patient. For what will be Pharaoh you will be a torrential rain of hardship, like water that pours down the side of a mountain in a heavy deluge.
Be careful as to what you say.
And he said a third time Allah He by my Lord by Allah in knee or hip book. I love your messenger of Allah
when I came the ASHA, but I'm afraid
that when I die,
I won't reach the level that you've ascended.
to engender, you're going to meet my inner beam. Where will I be your messenger of Allah if I make it
and at that moment Allah revealed to the Quran in the Quran, a verse that those are hard to describe as being the one that had the greatest Elijah that gave him the greatest hope in Allah subhana wa Tada. And Allah revealed to the prophets like Selim, woman, uter Illa, Howard Rasool, the one who is obedient with their love to Allah and their messenger for Allah. They reward will be not levena and Nam Allahu Allah him they will be given the reward of those whom Allah has favored Meenan Ebina was so deep in our shahada, he was solid when they will be elevated to the level of the prophets in the shahada, and the solidity in and masala he will have sooner Allah ecoffee And how lofty and amazing
will that company be in Jannah and the Sahaba when they heard the Prophet recite that verse, when that man heard it from the lips of the prophets, I seldom kept baru, they all exclaimed Allah Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, that although I fail in my tahajud and my sadaqa is not sufficient, and my giving of my heart and my time and my ability is not enough. That on account of my love for the prophets, I send them I can be with him in Jannah.
But do you love him?
Kebab Radi Allahu Anhu alga as is narrated in Muslim and others. He was captured by the people of koi fish. And they condemned him to death.
And as his sentence was about to be carried out, he implemented the first of people this sooner
where he said, allow me to make will do and to raka before you take my life unjustly, they said, Do your prayer, we'll let you have your prayer. And after he finished the Salah, he said, Allah He if it wasn't that I figured you would think me a coward and that I feared returning to Allah, I would have made my prayer longer. I enjoy lengthen my prayer, but I shortened it so that you don't think of me he was worried about what they would think of him in terms of what his heart had inside. I have no fear of returning to Allah. I have the love of Allah and His Prophet internally within me.
And they said to him, taunting him before they sentenced him before they executed him or her dad.
Wouldn't you have preferred Allah to hit Bella and wouldn't you have loved now an akuna Mohan madam McKenna, the Muhammad would be where you are, and that you would be with your family and your wife and your children.
He said Now Allah,
no by Allah, I would rather be where I am and face what I face. And Mohamed be where he is, and not a thorn
pricks his skins Allah what He was saying.
They had a way you're proving their love.
And I want you to understand as a second lesson that you have a way to prove your love for the prophets of Allah what He was saying.
That as we proceed today, and you hear of what the prophet faced, and how we overcame it, and how Allah's love showered upon him, I want you to know that you're responsible for your love for the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. You will be asked about your love for the prophets of Allah what He will seldom, it is an action of a bada, not just the feeling in your heart.
There's actions that stem from that claim of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu ala usnm. There is an expectation and conditions that we will discover as we proceed tonight, that hopefully will join you and I in the highest level. Not never, you know will sit directly in our Shahada. He was salam ala homage Amiata Belle Alameen.
I want you to know that perhaps the difficulties visited upon you
are not just transient.
Perhaps they remain and linger.
And you might see that other people transition out of difficulty and difficulty remains with you.
And you might look at your life as being hard and other people finding it easy. And you might look at those same people and see them as being unworthy of the Mercy of Allah
Do you see yourself Subhan Allah as being upright and following the tradition and following the Sunnah and leading your family arrived, but nothing good seems to come your way that it just seems you go further and further into difficulty when others who are lesser than you as you proceed between you and Allah, that they make their way out of it and whatever they ask and whatever they want is given to them and it's always at arm's reach.
And the prophets I send them would say to the Sahaba,
as is narrated by the Mammon party, either a Allah your Atilla deny you
if you witness Allah giving a person everything they want, everything is within arm's reach. Everything they pray for and seek and hope for is given to them. Well, hello McLean when Allah Marcia, and that same person is firmly established, consistent regularly in sin. A sin you don't practice and ever you are free from
but you see in their life, everything is there that they want. But you see that it's tied to sins in their life. And you're amazed that Allah would give to the sinners wherever they desire. For them, they are now hosted Rajinder hoomin Allah know that this is Allah giving them respite and time before Allah takes them suddenly into punishment, that they've had no purification like you've had, that although there's difficulty regularly in your life, that difficulty does not submerge you does not remove you from the Mercy of Allah. It doesn't overwhelm you that you have no more substance and hope with Allah. Your head is always above water. Your Eman is always with Allah. You always escape.
You always have enough to see through. It's not plentiful, but it suffices. And you're as as if the prophet is making dua with for you. When he would make dua for himself. And he would say, Allah Subhana Allah can haram ik Allah suffices with enough halaal that we turn away from the Haram welcome Nina become ncwa And suffice us with hoping you that we don't need to ask other than you. Life is difficult but Subhan Allah it goes on. While others life is easy.
And then it drops.
And then they're cut off for either ahava Hola, hola, me Afleet the person who you think everything is given to them, nothing seems to go wrong. The drive is always answered and they're sinners. You see that happening until a terminal point and when Allah takes them the prophets I said Lim said they will not be let go. Now Allah protect us from His punishment.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had a constant cycle of hardship and difficulty.
And in that do I have tarrif
and in that moment,
it is as if ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada looked down upon the people of the earth and invited the best of them to the heavens
in the year
of an Islamic one Mirage, which is unknown definitively to the roadmap.
There is major disagreement amongst the scholars as to which year not even which day but which year was a sloth one notch. Some of the automat said it was three years before the hedgerow. Others said it was six months before the Hegira. Others said it was a year before the hedgerow. Some of the earlier Matt said it was on the 27th of Raja, which happens to be either today or yesterday. Coincidentally, this is in the reason for our discussion.
And the majority said, No, it could have been shahrul and it could be in Ramadan, and it could be in other days in our calendar. And we don't know which day it is because it was never a practice of the prophets. I seldom to celebrate it or to think of it or to make mention of it regularly except in the context of lessons and the recitation of the Quran which we will perform in the beginning of Surah Al Islam.
You find that ALLAH SubhanA wa ala from his life now upon us that there were certain events that were never cataloged by the sahaba. They didn't have this ceremony or processes that many of us do, where they always revisited. Oh, it's on this day. It's on this day. It's on this day. We look forward to that day coming, and we wait until it comes and then we're going to do something big. That's the day I'm going to do my charity. That's it.
I'm going to give you know Subhan Allah have the greatest Swapna our Dharma teachers is that we don't know when les little cutter is such a mercy from Allah. The Prophet IS LM was told when it is, was exiting upon the sahaba. As it Narita them, say Muslim he's about to tell them and there were some other companions having an argument with each other in the blessing Masjid of the prophets isolation. And as the prophets I seldom was engaged with them and solving the call. Answer hula Allah took it from his heart when Laylatul Qadr is
the prophets I said Lim said because of your coil I was made to forget. And the automat say that this is from Nirach novela you don't mind community back home in Perth? A couple of Ramadan's ago we were doing as I'm sure all of the masajid we do charity drives and we inspire people to give and to be generous in the month of Ramadan, because it is a month that is tied to the Quran and charitable mists.
And, you know, it was in the last 10 nights and it was maybe the second night or third night of the last 10 nights of Ramadan. And we're inviting people to share from the bottle cap that they've been given and the rules that Allah has blessed them with. And you know, one of our normally very generous brothers comes up to me after and he goes, Chef, don't worry, I got you. But I'll see you on the 27th
I said Which one is
he goes in a couple of days in shall but I'm saving it, saving it for the big for the big night. Some insha Allah Allahu Akbar, the mentality behind this a practicing brother, the mentality we have, you know, we wanna we want to, you know, add value we want to upsell, we want to get the best, but we can't guarantee we're going to get to that night I said, uncle, whatever you have in your heart, give yaki and may Allah subhanho wa Taala as witness of you giving him this night give you the witness of Laylatul Qadr.
It's not by you saying which day which night which event law, it's by your generosity that Allah will give you the night that you want in the baraka that you seek in any other time.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
Allah opened for him a gateway out of this worldly life,
into the upper heavens. And I wish in sha Allah to lead you in this process, that the prophets like Selim has experienced all this difficulty, the people of Quraysh have turned the people around him, even into even surrounding cities. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has lost his uncle has lost his wife Khadija Rhodiola who and how our Baha has been ridiculed and abused and the Sahaba being persecuted, he's been annexed into the shadow of Abu Talib. He's been put away nobody is allowed to buy or sell or trade or marry or divorce from them. And that's it.
And it's as if the world is surrounding him. salAllahu alayhi wasallam and before we look at Surah Al Islam, we look at the last verses of Surah
Soldotna is the surah the precede Surah Al Islam, and in the final three or four verses, Allah speaks directly to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Allah says, Udo Isla sebelah Rebecca. Bill Hekmati will never, ever tell Hassan, what you're dealing with. bility here Hassan, Mohamed,
when you invite them, call to the way of Allah not to yourself. Call to the way of Allah with hikma with wisdom. And when you debate them, do it with a better debate than what you receive of them. Don't use the word that they use with you don't ridicule the one who ridicules you. And then Allah says why not up to the nifty Mary cotton? And if you are going to respond to them harshly then don't do it as harsh as they were harsh to you. Yeah, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa said, and this was something that the Prophet taught to Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu and it's a lesson we're going to take. As the Prophet sighs eliminate boubakeur seated in the Hadith in Sahih Muslim, a man from from
the the people of Courage comes and begins to abuse Abu Bakr in the prophets I send them via words, hand picked words of hate,
and abuses the Prophet number record the Allahu Anhu to their face. Prophets I said, Let me sedate and quiet and silent and patient and Abu Bakr takes this example and holds his anger hold his tongue, the man leaves and it's as if nothing happened, the man returns and gives it to Abu Bakr and the prophets I send them again and on the second occasion Abubaker could not contain himself for Abdallah, he will be missed the mark on
AbuBakr return the same words that he said you said I'm this No You're that he didn't add to it. So the profits dude
up enough to Albuquerque Allahu Anhu artha
and Ovako got scared
and ran after the prophets of Allah who it was. And he said, Yeah rasool Allah. I couldn't hold in my heart that this man would be vital to you to your face. I don't mind what he says about me but you Yasuda allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. The Prophet said, the first time when you were quiet the angels defended me in you. Rock that Allah Hill melodica Allahu Akbar.
But the second time when you misspoke when you heard that abuse back when you use the same words he used to us at a shape on we're in the law Jimmy Sophie McCann in the hulufish shaitan. When you spoke, the shaitan arrived and I don't sit in a place the shaitan has entered. Salah Lahari was
the captain for our taboo. If you respond yes respond but don't make it as as similar to what you've been given. It viability here action Allah says in surah, four Silla, reject and rebirth, an insult with favor.
That what has come to you don't use in light capacity.
Even when they would be vital to him with words he would respond in a way that was diplomatic sallallahu alayhi wa sallam but gave it back to them.
In the hadith of God, Allahu Allahu Allah wa some people when they greeted the prophets, I send them they said a Cemani instead of a Salah morning, a summer and I destroyed beat to death beat you poisoned be upon you. For Colin W sallallahu alayhi wa Salam o alaikum and upon you. I share with you Alanna she said y'all rasool Allah, LM test mama Kalu. Did you not hear what they said? They said Assam not a Salam. He said LM test my motto the lamb. Didn't you hear how I was I said rally. Whatever you said it's illegal, but he doesn't tell you why leak on a sump. And that's from the nobility of the people of faith that we always mitigate. Why the heart of a human Jahi Luna Kalu
It's not out of weakness. It's out of strength.
The greatest strength isn't that you're able to come back and pin down and hold others under laser Shadi to be sola. The one who's Mighty is not the one who's shot tongue powerfully built, able to subdue others with their wealth with their body with their words with the writing.
Well, Akina Shetty, Olivia Temen lacuna Phsar, who's
the one who is ennobled with mind? Is the one who's confident enough to hold themselves at a moment of anger when others lose it. SallAllahu How do you send them?
The prophets of Allah How do you sell them with that example?
That Allah subhana wa Taala with defending
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam returned from tarrif bloodied and bruised
to a people who were waiting to ridicule him, what did they say to you? How many accepted you? What came of it? Yeah, Mohamed, how good was that trip you went on? You came back with your with nothing.
You have no success.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam returns
Allah subhanho wa Taala in the days and weeks that would come begins to reveal verses to solidify his heart. And of the more these verses in Surah
were in her capital. And if you will return it return it but less in the final area we're in southern.
But if you remain patient, and Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
then know that the level of patience that is given to you and the reward for it will exceed whatever you would get if you weren't sub Allahu alayhi wa sallam. And then you say Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim. So the Han lead the SRB.
Glorify, is Allah exalted is Allah supreme without blemishes Allah in full control is Allah
who has transported in a night journey? And Allah says SRB Abdi Leyland, not Lima, Laila me
They took the whole night Leyland meaning it's a section of the night. The prophets I send them in the hadith of Ns. He says that when I returned from Mecca to Jerusalem, Jerusalem to the heavens above, from the heavens to Jerusalem and Jerusalem to Mecca, I returned and my bed was still warm. Some Allah hottie was
and Islam isn't a new word.
And Al Islam has been the habit of all of the prophets of Allah.
Islam sloth is the necessity of fleeing
summoned by Allah
to escape for faith, to experience a journey where you are unable to share your destination with those who you're leaving with at the time of departure. And one of the most famous who's been given that nickname is yaku. Bala Salaam. His nickname is is sobre el which comes from Al Assad.
The word Islam he is the nickname of yaku. Bala salaam, they are now who Assad Linda.
L is one of the three words in the Semitic languages that refers to Allah. There's el ELO Han Allah, though three words they have the same origin. En ILAHA, Allah
is saw him the one who traveled by night by a laws instruction,
his smile, the one who Semia
Allah is the one who hears the orders of God obedient to what Allah has ordered Gibreel Jabiru mean Allah, given strength by Allah, the Quwata in India, the LAO Roshi McKean, Naka and Amin Gibreel, has been given an empowerment of strength by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada
Subhan Allah, the SRB RT.
And in the days and in the weeks after these experiences, the prophet is given the foreshadowing, the foretelling the prophecy, that's something great will happen. Relief will arrive.
And I want to take two important lessons before we proceed forward from my life and your life tip.
Always remember in the last three years,
that whenever you have been given difficulty in that difficulty, there is your salvation and happiness. And there is peace in it that even if you don't see it, it is there
in your illness is lessons for others may be lessons for your future children in your passing in your death. There was a lot more for those who come after you.
And I want you to see this in the narrative of the Quran in surah Alkaff, which we recite it today. Allah describes the story of a hug and Musa alayhis salam.
And in the third and final incident, I'll say the release Musa to a city where its people are so dark hearted, that when they're asked for food and water and shelter, they refuse it to Musa Anil Setra.
And your natural response will be forget these people, let's go somewhere else. They can't even give us a drop of water. We'll go somewhere else. But I'll say drew says build this falling wall and building erected backup. We're gonna give free labor. Musa says Lola gnarly I draw maybe if we take a reward.
Maybe we could have borrowed, bartered they wouldn't even give us food or drink maybe we said we'll do this work for you and you give us some food and drink. Paula Sirocco Dania Halas that's it, but I'll tell you after why.
And after they build the building, finally I'll hit the resistor Musa that ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala sent you and I sent a prophet of Allah a messenger of Allah made him wander the earth to come to that city of closed hearted people to erect a dilapidated falling building. Because under that structure, there is a treasure Doctor Who can zoom. It has a treasure in it that has been saved by a father who has now passed away for his two orphan children,
two sons, two children who are left in the world with no one to care for them and in a city where they will
don't even give water to a traveller.
Imagine if they discover this treasure you think these orphans will get any of it?
Allah sent the messenger of Allah Kaleem Allah the one who speaks to Allah Musa to build a building
to shelter to orphans. What's the reason can a boo hoo Masada. The father was a good man Subhan Allah.
You being a good man, yes, he Allah will send the Alia of Allah to help your children.
Allah will send people better than you. That man could never be better than Musa alayhis salam. Yet Musa is in his service in the service of his children.
Because of his righteousness, his sincerity to Allah subhana wa Tada
in His death, His children would mourn, and they will see it as a tragedy and a loss. But in his death was their salvation
was what would be discovered by them years later, the great Ohana of Allah for them and their mother and their future children.
And sometimes you and I, we think ourselves as the peak of our community, the peak of our masjid, the peak of our school, the peak of our home, nothing will run without us and Allah He Subhan Allah with your loss with the loss that is suffered. Perhaps there is greater good than what you and I can give
in tragedy in those various use, even if you don't experience it,
even if it is not for you, but for those who you love
Allah Hebrew fecal
the second lesson that I want you to take my dear brother, my dear sister in Islam
is that with Allah's mercy, it is always double for every hardship, and therefore Allah repeats in Mr. Ahlers use and with that difficulty, the same one before is another level of peace.
And I want you always my dear brother, my dear sister to have that optimism in your heart. To know that Allah subhanho wa Taala will not forget you and will not overlook you. And although the prophets I said lemon thought if he said Yeah, or Hamra, he mean he never once Terri's or falls behind in his love for Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. And it motivates him to go further and further towards that which will lead him to Allah's happiness and contentment in this life and in the next life for us, and him sal Allahu Allah, he was
the prophet returns to Mecca. And these verses continued to be revealed to him so Allah what He was sending, and on a fateful night, that we can't identify which one it is, it could be the 27th or Rajib or other than it
Jabril descends to the prophets of Allah what He was saying.
And in one rewire the Prophet was in the house of Omaha me,
and in another rewire the prophets, I seldom was sleeping in the hedgerow of Izmail
and Jibreel summons the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
and operates on him.
Gibreel opens his chest and washes his heart with the water of zamzam. And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is cleansed of anger and hatred and Eman and hikma is added to his heart.
And in this hadith of the prophets, I said limb which is narrated by NSA and others in the Sahara and Buhari and others.
You hear that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam understands that he was made ready for the journey.
And I want you to take this as a lesson for you and I know that not everything, you can just walk into it in life, that even for the prophets, I seldom to be able to be given a slot when Mirage, something dramatic had to happen to him some cleansing internally. And this you know, you can look at it from a figurative perspective that your heart must be made pure if you want to experience the things that will give you the greatest success in life. I want to share to you news
about one of our dear brothers from Australia, and I'm sure you watch it. It'll hit your facebook if it hasn't already. Or your Twitter or your whatsapp groups in the next little while.
There's a brother from Sydney
who took his whole family to Umbra
and three days ago, in the medina of the prophets I seldom after having done Umrah after having prayed his phage after having prayed vegetarian or older immediately in the line behind the Imam
he felt a little bit of pain.
Young Brother under 30
He has six children mashallah
his youngest is two years old, right youngest is two years old.
He laid back
surrounded by his family and his children, and began to make the Shahada.
And as the event for Salah for the next sada arrived, while he says de ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah with the more than Allah took his soul.
And in the next sada he was buried in the body of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu ala was sent them Sahaba
now, this brother was a brother,
who attended a masjid like your masjid,
who was a fixture in the masjid.
He was a brother,
wanted the akhira
he was someone who began to memorize the Quran
was very difficult for him. Subhanallah there were some times a whole week where he would only memorize it and it was difficult for the brother. He never quit,
to the point that he took time off his job for a one year program and went to South Africa to finish him.
Look at the dedication of this brother
transported himself to a different country because he valued the word of Allah he was sincere for the word of Allah
by account of the people of the masjid, that he was more regular for Salah than you would say the Imam
you know when you say that Imam Ali the praise always there, this brother was more regular than the Imam.
And Allah takes whom he chooses, and Allah takes you in accordance to the way you live.
And therefore I want this to be a lesson for you, my dear brother, my dear sister in Islam, that when ALLAH SubhanA, Allah summons you to him, it will be determined by how you lived your life. And everything leading to a sloth. One Mirage is actually the miracle that causes that it's a mirage to arrive to the prophets Lysander.
It's not about Al Brock, it's not about going to Jerusalem. It's not about ascending to the heavens. It's what leads to the higher that is the importance. It's what steps you forward. And I want this to be something regular in your mind in every day of your life. Ask yourself, how have I fulfilled my obligation to Allah today? How have I been to my spouse, my husband, my wife today? What have my children taken from me today? What have I given in my workplace today? Have I been paid more than I've given an effort? Or have I given effort more than I've been compensated and paid? Have my words been truthful? Has my patience been intact? Has my victory been in my heart before then my lips and
on my lips before in my body in action?
Have I been a person who has visited the Masjid? Have I learned an idea from the book of Allah? Have I even intended to learn an idea from the word of Allah
in nama Allah's use, with difficulty meaning not just difficulty that Allah sends to you, but with the difficulty of you seeking Allah, Allah will give you contentment and happiness in life. And Allah will give you over ending success in what it is that you seek from him subhanho wa Taala
Gibreel arrives to the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
and cleanses him
and that purging of the heart and that cleanliness of the heart is something that we can never do.
In an operation like Jabril did for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But it's something that we do regularly through our actions of worship with Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, and therefore to Skia to nefs atoss
tarbiyah cleansing and removing and replenishing with what is better has always been the methodology of at least sooner. You have to find what are the things I need to remove? And what are the things that I need to put in their place? What are the things that will bring me closer to Allah? And what are the things that are taking me away from Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, what more can I add of and what can I lesson in my life
and your heart becomes the key to linking you to Allah, Allah Allah to the highest heavens above.
I'm going to take in sha Allah, a five minute break just so that you can stand up and then we're going to continue with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam being invited to mount al Barak Subhana Allah Mohammed ik Chateau La ilaha illa and as the required to blue lake so by 715 in sha Allah according to my watch we can rejoin again be it Nila hater Allah, stand up, stretch your back a little bit greet your brothers who have maybe just come that you haven't seen them in a while. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala connect our hearts Allah Homa me
Salam Alaikum we'll start again in the next minute or so in sha Allah does Allah hair
what you need
How do you
Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah has
Allahu Allahu Allah early he was suffering he was selling more than
we've come to know what the success of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam being built on a cornerstone of adversity and hardship. And one of the things that I think is important for us to to keep in mind is that I want to be here sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
was commanded by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada not just to fulfill his duties to Allah azza wa jal, but to be a witness unto humanity. And because I want to be your sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was burdened with the final RUSADA, and the final message sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that also meant that the prophets I send them would have to experience all of the different adversities that you and I would experience in our different capacities in life. It also meant that the life of the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would have to remain relevant, and as a standard, from that moment into the future, and therefore when you and I look into the life of our prophets of Allah, who it was
seldom you can see glimpses of the difficulties he faced the successes that he enjoyed the hardships that he endured, the pathways that led to his success, the draw of the prophets, I seldom is relevant to you and I today, never win the prophets I seldom raises his hands up to Allah and he says, Allahumma barik Lin Fe Esma, in our absorbed in our Adelina, or Allah put Baraka in my hearing, and in my sight, and in my body, it's the same drama that you and I are in need of each and every morning. Alhamdulillah he led the Ohana Bioderma Matana Oh Allah, I am thankful and in praise of you for having given me yet another day, to prove my worth to you to be worshiping and obedient
to you, and that you've returned my soul to give me that one more opportunity. All of these draw out the profits I sell them that we take as being Asuna is meant to be in the life standard of you and I as being entirely relevant, and this is going to become clear in this journey of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
after being cleansed. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is summoned by Gibreel to Al Barak. And the way that Barak is a very significant word in Arabi, it means one of two things. It either refers to light, or it refers to lightning bottle. Your card will borrow faster for Uppsala home, Allah says in the Quran, and Baroque is a multiplicity of that lightning, right? That's what that the origin of the word would would mean. And that is something that's really significant did and when you hear the description of the prophets, I send them of how the Buraq traveled with him, that the Prophet would say that it will take it's one step to the extent of the horizon. So where it sees
in the horizon, that's one step. Next step, third step. And in between mechanika Rama and Baitul noc, this is nearly 900 miles of distance, and the plan that's straight line of sight, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he travels that distance in what is the flash of lightning, and the prophets description of well, Brock is not what we dwell on. Although the prophets I seldom mentioned that it wasn't the size of a horse or the size of a mule, it's in between. What's important to decipher is as the prophets I seldom comes to mount it, it refuses
and Subhan Allah,
the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as he comes to ride and Bharat, it begins to cause a stir and Gibreel settles it down. And the commentators from an Imam and nowhere in Niger they say that in this is evidence of the weight of the Quran.
You know, the Quran used to descend Allah says to us in in the end of sorbitol hash low and Xena Hodel Khurana alegebra. If this Quran was to be revealed upon a mountain, you would see that mountain shaking and shuttering and and convulsing to destruction.
A mountain could not withstand what the heart of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam could contain.
And this shows you the lofty status of your Nabina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that and Barak was scared of being in the presence of the prophets I sell them of having the a manner of transporting the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that the Prophet SAW Selim was so valuable, it wasn't something that anything and anyone wanted to take that responsibility and Gibreel is the one who
settles it down and says, mountain Oh Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
What I want you to learn from that as well is that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah makes means for success.
What does this mean?
You want to finish university
but you want to do it without studying, it doesn't work.
Studying is your Buraq it's your tool. You want to get rich, you want to do it from halaal but you want to find a quick get rich scheme. I just want just you know, I'm waiting Allah sent me something. You don't want to do any hard work. You forget the Hadith of the prophets I said lamb where he said that a man with a horrible
hadith is in a tell me the answer here. That for a man to have a row. Why a Hoge il l Bertha and goes out into the darkness of the of the of the desert, that he ties up branches with that rope where Camilla who Alaba hurry and hold bricks and holds our branches that he carries back to the city from the hinterland so that he could sell it higher. It is more a blessing for him that arose than to ask someone for something rather than work for it themselves. This is our OMA our OMA is the OMA Wahoos Zhi Li ke the inocula Your Meriam shake that tree, she just gave birth. Allah used to send your food when she was in the Merab praying can't Allah just send her food now? Why does she
have to shake the tree? Because you're an owner of doing you're an owner of mounting the Buraq you are an owner of having to take the means to success cannot the prophets I seldom just be transported from Mecca to Jerusalem of course. But he has to ride he has to get on something. He has to tie it up when he gets there Subhan Allah when the prophets I send them arrives in beta and muck this Jibreel old is the prophets I send them to tie his bra
to the hill to the ring that the prophets used to always tie their animals in.
And that makes you think of the Hadith where the prophets I send them says to the sahabi who gets off his camel and walks in the masjid and doesn't touch it doesn't tie up his camel. And the prophet says what what are you doing? Why why'd you leave your camel untied? It's gonna run in the desert. He goes no, I have to walk along Allah.
Yeah, I'm gonna go I'm doing something good. Yes, yes. Yeah rasool Allah I'm in the masjid praying. Why would anything bad happen?
The Prophet says
no, tie it up and then show your tower could
get on the Buraq. Tie your Buddha is the Baroque gonna go somewhere else. Yeah, I want you to think of this. The prophets I seldom arrived in Badal macness. The Baroque that was brought by Gibreel. Is it going to run away? Is it going to say oh, let me go wander. I don't want to hypnotize them anymore.
Why does it profits I sell them is instructed by Jabril to tie it because you are the owner of tying things up.
You're the owner of not leaving any loose end. You're the owner of getting up and doing something.
You're the owner of action. You're the owner of sacrifice. And ironically, we're speaking about this at a time where we're speaking about Baitul Noctus. May Allah subhanho wa Taala granted its freedom
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
you Shaku there will come a time soon.
Let in your rah
rah Julian Baitul, knock this mean out of the name teleca. There will come a time for a man to stand in land that he owns and be able to see from where he's standing by it'll knock this that that land, that square foot where he standing will be more precious than a dunya mafia sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
There will come a time to stand in land you own as a believer, where you can see beta knock this from it. You would rather sell the world and not give up that square of square meter of land
was Rasulullah sallallahu ala USA
beta naught this must be in your heart My dear brother, my dear sister in Islam
It is not a racial issue. It is not an issue of Arab nationalism. It is not a Palestinian issue.
It is a Muslim issue. You and I must in our heart, have an allegiance and an attachment and the love to the land that was dwelled in by the prophets of Allah.
You must have a love for the first tribler of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you must have a love for the second Masjid ever instituted on this face of this earth. When the Sahaba they asked the prophets I said, Are you Miss Judy? No they are. Willis, which is the first Masjid that was consecrated on Earth First Collavate Allah Hill haram, this Masjid here in Mecca and mocha Rama is the first that was established from my era rasool Allah, what came next Allah bait Allah, I'll knock this, I'll buy it. And God does. That sacred house that holy site Baitul knock this is the second site and masjid and Akasaka
is the second site.
The second place that humanity from the very early days began to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala know in your heart, that you have no right, no permission, no authority to travel to any Masjid on the earth except three for the dedication solely of worship, except Makkah, the prophets masjid and Baitul Noctus and anything else, you don't travel just to worship there, you can travel for business, you can travel to attend the lecture, but you don't say I'm going to go to that measure. I want to visit that Masjid in India so I can pray to aka in at law
vital knock this
is the place where your prayer is elevated.
500 times the reward as is in one Hadith
by Tanakh This is the place of ascension of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
as holy as Mecca and mocha Rama is and as beautiful as yes rebel Medina Nabawi yell Munawwara
of him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is that there is an honor that is given to that land and levy bow rock now
that Allah says that I placed my Baraka around it. And I know you're going to say sure, yeah, it doesn't seem like there's Baraka there now.
And it's because you misunderstand what is baraka? The life of the prophets, I seldom was full of Baraka, meaning it was full of hardship. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that the angel's wings extend over a sham. It doesn't mean that it's going to rain down milk and honey. It means that there will be difficulty and that there will be souls that will be lost that will be comforted by the angels, that the angels coming there with the Rama of Allah is in the difficulties that will be visited upon the aroma of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,
every place that has the word Baraka attached to it in the Quran, every place locality. It is a place of desolation, isolation and hardship. When Ibrahim Ali Salam comes to McCann Maka, Roma, he says this land how you read his aura, there's nothing goes in it. There's no water, there's no life. But it is the most blessed land we're in Nikola.
Out of the in Allah. The Prophet says you are the most loved place on the face of the earth to Allah. Even until now when you go to Mecca don't look at all the glamour of the marble and the structures that have been built.
Mecca is a is a place that is difficult. Water trucks have to come to bring it you can't just put piping in Mecca.
It it's a place of of harshness, even its people have a harshness and a rigidity to them. You experience it in Mecca and then you find relief in Medina.
Medina wa salam ala Hadi will seldom
any place that has the word Baraka attached to it, it means that there's scarcity, harshness and difficulty and Baitul macness Is that one city that has been destroyed and rebuilt and destroyed and rebuilt and destroyed and rebuilt and won and lost and lost and won over and over again.
Because of the baraka
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that the people of that land May Allah Subhana Allah to Allah give them sub and strength and attach them to the book of Allah rather than any of the other books. May Allah Subhana Allah to Allah accept their shahada, and may Allah subhana wa ALLAH forgive them for their mistakes and sins.
Know that Baitul muck This is a part of you. It is a part of your Nebby Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. It was something that was so prized, that even though it was under siege, by our Ummah, in the Philippines over a matter of minutes on top, they refuse to give in unless earner came and they saw Him with their own eyes, that he's fit to take his keys in his hand.
Mr. Raja Lavanya to come from an Medina to come tbaytel Noctus we're not going to give up even if we die to The Last of Us. And if you want to say bloodshed, you ask your Halifa to come if we see him as being fit to be given the keys of the city, then we will give it to him.
And when the Allahu Anhu came,
he came while walking. His camel and his servant was sitting on it.
For the Allahu Anhu Alba.
He came and his fellow had 17 Stitched patches of honor.
Radi Allahu Anhu
he came that when they serve them, dishes of different flavors and types he wept and said Just bring me bread and oil
that was Irma, about the Allahu Anhu Allah who was given the keys in his hand.
And in that is a lesson to you on i My dear brother and sister. Today our OMA
has forgotten its roots
and our roots are not one of always looking for the easiest way of making the easiest profit.
It has never been an owner of just finding the shortest cut.
It has never been the owner of luxury. And therefore the prophets Allah whoever you send them he said in the ahava Ahafo Allah Almighty from the things I fear the most from my OMA
and tube SATA Allah Eucommia dunya that the world will be displayed for you fatter never sue her, and you will compete with each other in it, who builds the taller building?
Who has the most in assets? Who's been given the greatest prestige? Who has the largest military
10 Alpha Suha photo Holika comb camera like at home, but that vying with one another in frivolity will lead to your destruction as it led to the destruction of those who came before you was Sadaqa Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
in Allah transporting the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tbaytel not this. It is a stem from Allah Subhana Allah to Allah upon the heart of each and every believer,
that if you have to heed in your heart, and if you have a care for the Nabina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that you have a care in your heart, for SHA Illa woman you have them sha Allah for Enam in Tuckwell Kuru, the one who honors the sanctities of Allah, it is because of the piety that they have in their heart. We ask Allah subhana wa Allah to increase our love for Mecca, mocha Rama for Al Madina, Munawwara and for beta knock this Allahumma Amin, the prophets Allah who it was seldom a sense
and as he ascends
after having led the prophets of Allah in prayer
the heavens gates are closed. Pamela,
the angels of the first heaven, they say men and to who are you? To Gibreel
Allah Allahu Akbar,
to Muhammad Sallallahu Are you? He says no. Gibreel He identifies Himself when I am Muhammad. Our cut the voice, have you been sent to bring him up? Or is he allowed to ascend?
Yes, he's been asked for by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada.
And it's only after that that the angels open the first heaven and greet the prophets of Allah How do you assess them with Salaam and when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is greeted with salaam, by the angels, each and every one of them smiles at him, and each and every one of them precedes him with Salaam.
Until the prophets I seldom sees the angel Malik. He doesn't know what it's the guardian of Jahannam and the prophet sees him an angel who has a sternness and an
comfortable persona. The prophet is taken aback and as you breathe, who is this?
And Jabril says, this is Malik the governor the maintainer of Jahannam accord who Salam ye Mohammed proceed him with salah.
And in that is a warning to you and I
Allah Subhana Allah Allah says, in the middle of Surah, Karim, Allah He has muda ICA to Nabila whom she dad,
the guardians of Jahannam are angels who are severe and stern, even to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
Lai Osuna la Hannah Amara, they do not disobey Allah in what He has commanded them. Why if Aluna yo maroon and they will carry out the punishment instructed of them by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada
and every consecutive heaven the prophet is asked who are you and he informs them until he ascends to the seventh heaven. In the first heaven, he meets Adam Alayhis Salam in the second heaven, ERISA while you're here, in the third heaven, he meets Harun in the next Idris in the next Musa in the next Ibrahim Ali Salam at the final heaven.
And the prophets I send them remarks that he saw no man who looked closer to him in likeness than Ibrahim.
And Ibrahim was sitting with his back leaning against Al Badal Marmore the Kaaba of the heavens,
which is visited every day by 70,000 Angels meaning an in countable amount of angels
who never get a chance to come back because there's always another 70,000 waiting their turn.
And Subhan Allah, I remember in studying this hadith May Allah subhanaw taala have mercy on a Sheikh Mohammed so forth know the deen? He said yeah, here even the angels have to wait their turn for Hajj Subhana wa,
not everyone can go whenever they want.
They're had their own row their visit to unveil mamoun Everyone has to wait a turn. And everyone has a color. And everyone has a time. And not everyone can proceed in the time that they want. And they have to wait. And notice the prophets I send them says that they can't return to it even though they want to.
Even though they want to they can't because there's somebody else who's waiting. And in that it shows you that Allah subhanahu wa to Allah has those who will worship him even if you are unwilling to.
When Levina in the who you said the Hoonah who when I have thrown Allah says that those with ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala will continue to proclaim his supremacy his exalted pneus and they have no tiredness in this SubhanaHu wa Tada
and then the prophets I seldom is invited to sit Rotel moonta her in the her genital maca it Yaksha Siddhartha Maya maca double for Dumas. The prophets I send them was brought to the lot tree, said the rotten moonta which is the furthest extent the Gibreel can go to, and no one before him or after him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has transcended that barrier. And the prophets I seldom is brought towards Allah and communed with Allah and speaks with Allah. And here there was an issue of love amongst the Imams of our al Qaeda, even after love amongst the shahada did the Prophet see Allah or not.
And in one of the Hadith the Prophet SAW Selim said when he is asked, Did you see Allah He said, I saw the light, the light of Allah azza wa jal
and therefore you find it Shabbat Allah
Hello Anna saying that the one who says the Prophet SAW Allah has lied meaning Allah as Allah.
But the one who says that the prophets Allah as light is accepted from them as in every way of passing him Yama and others. And this shows you an important important distinction of your Nabina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in an honor. And in that occasion, there are two things mentioned in his sunnah that are significant. The first is that the prophets I said limb is given by Allah directly the last two verses of Surah Al Baqarah.
And I want you to think about this for a second. In the Hadith narrated by Al Imam and Nasai. It's an authentic hadith, the prophet I said, Lim said all three two min, min kins Alloush. I've been given from the treasure of the autoshop. Man, two verses, that the one who recites them Kaffir to it's enough. Suffice is the minimum everything, and that was given to the Prophets of Allah who it was salam, according to many of the people of Tafseer on that moment, in in his arrival towards Allah subhanho wa taala. And the second was the writing down of salah upon our OMA 50 prayers a day. Do you know what that means? 50 prayers a day. It means in the daylight hours, you would be praying
every 20 minutes.
In this two hours that we spent together, you would have prayed three, four or five times.
and the Prophet accepted its Allah who it was.
And when he descended,
Musa asked him, What have you been given? He said 50 Sala, he said irida Illa robic sallallahu alayhi wa said Go back.
Go back to Allah azza wa jal taka Gerardo Berryessa Ely been tested with Benny Islam in way Nicole McCullough ut Hoon Omega LA to to your alma will not be able to do 50 salam ala Rasulillah, Salah licen and here's an important lesson
that the one who is younger than you, the one who is lesser than you, is capable of giving you advice.
And you should, and I should have the humility to accept advice that is correct for anyone.
The Prophet doesn't say the Musa, I've been to a place you haven't been. I received from Allah what you haven't been given.
I know of Allah what you don't know.
He returns to Allah, not once or twice or three, from 50, to 40, to 30 to 20 to 10.
Go back here Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I will go back
to five, go back here, Muhammad No. And this becomes another lesson that even if someone has given you good advice in the past, it doesn't mean all their advice is acceptable.
And not because I accept your advice today. It means I have to accept your advice tomorrow. And not because I accept your advice now.
That That means that all of your advice will be accepted.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam says no. I have a shyness between myself and Allah.
And I want you to understand my dear brother that when you miss a soda
you're missing 10
It's not one
I want you to understand the gravity of your Ibadah Allah hasn't changed his mind not well as the Willa
Jelani shabby, Allah hasn't changed his instruction. As you and I as human beings, we change your mind. Allah subhanaw taala will Jalali will Iran Billa Tish be there's nothing that associates us with him Subhana Allah. Allah has instruction has always been 50 but his generosity he is man Oh him. He's made your one equal to 10.
But when you throw that back,
and when you say I reject your rathna then you're accountable for what you for what Allah has ordered.
Allah has ordered upon us hum soon 50 prayers, but he has given us a dispensation from his look and his Rama and his mercy upon us.
That the one day actually I'm 30
and therefore be thankful to Allah subhana wa Tada for the Rama that he has shown us through his love for the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
To end in the last three minutes in sha Allah by just giving final words of admonition.
First, my dear brother, my dear sister in Islam,
know that every Hadith
and moment in Sierra of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is not just a historical fact, or a narration or something of the past. It is meant to awaken in your heart and senses, that which is beneath your feet, and so on. Mirage is about the issues that relate to your day to day life.
What you believe of the prophets, Allah who it was Sunday, would you have believed if he came that next morning and said, and there were Sahaba who recanted faith? There were people who accepted faith and on account of this test, they lost it.
And this is where men were made like Abu Bakr Radi Allahu Anhu became most of the work. Are you in your day and age today, willing to hear something that maybe you don't understand clearly, but you know, is the truth, you know, is from the Quran? You know, it is from the word of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, are you willing to put the narration before your intellect?
Are you willing to be like Abu Bakar and say, I believe he brings news from the heavens? How can I not believe that Allah in the heavens would arrive with him? We take him to him. I believe in much greater than this.
If I can believe that Gibreel descends Why can't I believe that God Gibreel can escort him up? If I can believe in hopper is sama the news from the heavens? I can believe in what he has said. In Carl Faqad sada if he said it its truth. I don't even have to hear it from him. SallAllahu it was said, there were times when the Prophet would say a hadith and Abu Bakr and Irma were not there. And the Prophet would say, I believe in this, what Abu Bakr and Omar believe in this and they're not there.
Because he knows their heart.
And it's a lot when Mirage is about your Eman?
Do you have that belief in the prophets of Allah? Who are you a citizen? Do you have that love for beta Noctus?
Do you have that diligence in your Salah? That willingness to honor Allah Subhana Allah to Allah?
Do you have that desire to make up what you have missed in the past May Allah forgive us for them and give us the energy to re reconnect with him and make up in our heart and in our intention what we have lost the previous prayers in our life Allahumma Amin.
do you my dear brother and sister have the desire to connect with the Quran on a greater level than just the surface
and to look into the Word of Allah and to extract from it the lessons that will operate and adjust my life in your life. And ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to make this Masjid in the programs it offers in the visitors who come in the Imams who are local to it, sources of guidance and sources of reflection upon the book of Allah. Now pray that Allah subhana wa Taala sends upon us His angels and makes us from those who are mentioned by the prophets. I send them that no people gather to mention Allah and deliberate on his word, except that the angels descend upon them with the Sakeena of ALLAH SubhanA wa taala. And I pray that Allah subhanaw taala forgives our sins, hides our shame, and cures
our hearts from all evil and neglect. I pray that Allah subhana wa Taala gives us an insight into his book makes it a source of relief from our distress and solo, not Allah subhanho wa Taala allows us to learn it and that for our children. May Allah subhanaw taala bless you and I with the Tilawat of the Quran when others sleep. May Allah subhana wa Taala raise us and our children amongst the Imams of our OMA May Allah subhanho wa Taala continue to use you an eye for good and to help us get rid of evil in this world. Allahumma Alameen wa sallahu wa sallim wa barik ala Sayidina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I've been asked to mention that there's a number of courses in sha
Allah that I'm holding. And I'm sure that there are other activities in the masjid that you're accustomed to. There's the Muslim intimacy course tomorrow be in the LA heeta Allah. Also on Monday, there's an esta hora workshop which is always an important important discussion. And on Thursday, I'm going to Manchester and other places on Thursday in sha Allah. I'm doing a parents and teachers event. Head to head. May Allah subhana wa Taala make it something that is
have value and blessing for this community Alma Amin will SallAllahu wasallam Osito barik ala Sayidina whenever you know Muhammad Subhana Allah Maugham dica Shadwell, La ilaha illa into South Africa to like Akoto Holyhead, our suffer Allah Halabi Willie, welcome for sofiero in the wholeness of who Rahim was Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Just a few quick announcements. Number one JazakAllah Hey to SHA here, Brahim for delivering this amazing lecture. It's part of our wider campaign in Title conversations with Allah subhanho wa taala, which is a grassroots prayer campaign and stray after the Muslim salah.