The Evils of Division

Yasir Qadhi


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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Alhamdulillah we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala the majestic and the most high in him we put our trust and in Him do we rely. He revealed to us his speech whose recitation with our voices we beautify and he gave to us a shoddy that we strive to live by. We ask Allah to forgive our sins on the last day and our good deeds amplify may Sadat and Salah and be upon the one the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to whose prophethood we all testify. Dear Muslims Allah subhanho wa Taala reminds us to be conscious of him when he says in the Quran. Yeah, you hola Dina. I'm an otaku. Aloha cultural Tati wala to Mottola Illa, one to Muslim moon. In a hadith reported in the

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Sahih Muslim, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, in a shaitan yes and yeah, Abu Musa Luna features either 10 out of one can fit to Hedy she Bina whom shaytaan has given up hope of being worshipped by those who prey in the Arabian Peninsula. shaytaan has given up hope of being worshipped by those who prey in the Arabian Peninsula. what is meant here by the Arabian Peninsula is the Muslims because the Muslims of Arabia used to be pagans. So when he is saying the Arabian Peninsula, it means the Muslims Shavon has given up hope of ever being worshipped again. Idolatry will not come back to the OMA

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Once a person has believed in Allah once the person prays, so then what is the goal of shaytaan? If the Muslim ummah is not going to revert to idolatry, what's going to happen? What can fit to Hareesh? You may know him, but instead shaytaan is aiming to incite divisions between them. The goal of shaytaan is no longer idolatry he has given up that hope, as a majority Ummah, the mainstream Muslims shall never revert to idolatry. This is a prediction as Mr. Minogue and others have said, it is a prediction that has borne true throughout all Islamic lands, never has any religion spread so fast, so quickly. So permanently, like Islam has never have masses of people embraced a new faith,

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and then remained firm on that faith from Kazakhstan all the way to Andalus from the lands of Indian Afghanistan, all the way down south to Africa throughout these regions, wherever Islam spread, it's remained up until this day, accepted politics kicked it out like unnoticed otherwise, wherever Islam spread, it remained and our Prophet says and predicted this shaitan is not going to now target you with idolatry with paganism that is gone. That's not going to happen as the mainstream. So then what is Plan B of shaytaan? If he cannot get you to worship idols, he has decided that the next biggest thing that he can succeed in is to disunite is to cause divisions is to incite of hatred. Well, I

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can fit daddy Shiva you know him. And this shows us dear Muslims, the evils of division, because one shaytaan cannot get you to worship an idol. What is the next thing he falls down to? Subhanallah look at what is number two on the list. Worse than many of the major sins is one the Ummah is divided, because a major sin between me and Allah when the Ummah is divided, all of us suffer when the OMA is disunited that we collectively become weak. And so the second tactic of shaitan what can fit daddy she been at home. So this shows us so many things. First and foremost, it shows us that shaytaan is an active enemy. He's not a passive enemy. Shaitan is assessing shaytaan is like a

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military general who is looking at the troops looking at the enemy's tactics, looking at what is happening and re evaluating the next strategy. shaytaan tried to get the early Muslims to go back to idolatry in the reign of Abu Bakr Siddiq, there was the movement of read the and it seemed as if it might be successful, but the Sahaba grouped up together and Allah preserved eemaan through the wisdom of obika Sadiq and the Sahaba and idolatry was permanently wiped out as predicted by the Prophet salAllahu alayhi wasallam. So what did that evil that cunning military general donorship on do? What did that conniving entity do? He decided that if I cannot have them worship idols, I will

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make sure every group is bickering with another. Every person has problems with another, every society, every community is going to be at odds with another and I am satisfied if I can get to that level. So our Prophet being the loving Prophet that he is sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he is warning us or Muslims, be careful that shaytaan does not succeed in this plot. Here are some of the ways that shaytaan will do this, first and foremost, and the worst of them, and the most disgusting of them. And the most vile of them, is by causing division based upon imaginary differences, not even real differences of skin color differences of caste, differences of tribalism, differences of ethnic

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origin, differences of nation state, all of these differences are man made and superficial. All of these differences mean nothing in the eyes of Allah subhanho wa taala. Who cares where you were born, who cares where your parents were from? Who cares what nationality you have in a Croma commend Allah He taught them but shaitan comes along, and shaytaan causes us to raise our children that we are so and so be careful of that group. Be careful of that ethnicity. Be careful of that person. We are this group, they are that group. We are this nation, they are that nation, we are this tribe. They are that tribe, and shaytaan causes us to feel an element of superiority. There's nothing wrong

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with liking your culture. The problem comes when you think your culture your land, your language is inherently better than others. That is the problem. There's nothing wrong with being happy about you speak multiple languages, about your cuisine about your different ethnicities, no problem, but the minute you think

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think that your race your nation state is inherently better and you start categorizing all of those people of that land all Pakistanis like this all Bengalis like this all Egyptians like that, or all skin colors like this, know that shaytaan has succeeded in this issue called tarnish that which means inciting one group or next against another stereotypes caricatures. This is the tactic of shape on Be careful, do your Muslims. Remember the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to Abu Bakr Al Rifai, when he said something that he should not have said to be learned. He said to him that oh Buddha, you still have some Jaya Helia in your heart, you still have some jaw Helia you

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should not have said this about a person of a different race and boy that immediately apologized and asked for forgiveness. Remember what our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, about tribalism leave it for it is rotting it is infested Leave it leave this tribalism my tribe better than your tribe, it is of the tactics of shaytaan. The second way that shaitan comes in is that if he cannot succeed at the tribal level, if he cannot succeed at the community level, he will go down to the individual level and he will cause brother to not speak to brother cousin to break off from cousin friends to have suspicions amongst themselves. If he cannot succeed at the community level. He will

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take it down to the individual level. Anytime dear Muslim, anytime you had a friendship or the bonds of kinship with another person and you no longer have that bond realize shaytaan has succeeded realize shaytaan has won one more in his battle to cause division amongst us realize, dear Muslims of the most vicious tactics of shaytaan is rumor mongering, slandering, spreading evil about another as libre, now Mima, somebody's going to come and say so and so said this about you. And all of a sudden that friendship you had is broken. And that's why the one who does Riba and the one who spreads it, there are both doing things that should not be done because it breaks the bonds of

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society. When the Prophet Yusuf alayhi salam had issues with his brother and his brothers did whatever they did at the end of the story, when He reconciled with them, what did he say? Remember the Anessa che upon obeying you were being haughty che upon was the one who caused those evils between me and my brother he blamed shape on even though his brothers did certain things. But shaytaan was the one who whispered shaitan was the one who caused it all to happen because the brothers felt to their jealousy. And so realize shaytaan wants you to not be friends with that Muslim Brother You were friends with he wants you to have problems with your family. He wants you to

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break off the ties, and therefore you have to be the better of the two. The last point we'll mention here, and perhaps the most evil of all daddies of all incitement. Perhaps the worst of all, is that which takes place between the spouses between the husband and wife in the authentic hadith in Sahih. Muslim shaitan sits on his throne every day, and he assesses his minions. I told you he's a general I told you he has his troops. I told you he sends them out. The hadith tells us this every day or every night shaytaan welcomes the military generals back to his to his palace to his entourage and he asked them What did you do? And everyone says I did this I did this and he trivializes. Then the

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Schwann shaitan comes and he said and he says to Iblees the big bliss he says to him, I continued giving what's wasa to a person until he broke off with his wife. Notice the phrasing Mizzou I continued, I continued pestering, continued making something small, bigger, continue telling the husband or the wife this and this was was up until finally he ended up divorce. According to the Hadith, shaytaan stands up and embraces this devil and he says you have accomplished something today. This is the essence of the adage of breaking up the bonds for something that might be trivial, of causing a marriage to come to an end for a reason that was not legitimate and who was

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behind it all. All of this is coming from the tactics of shaytaan. So these are three mechanisms or three areas we need to be careful that brothers and sisters number one at the community level at the level of a tribe or a nation number two at the individual level our relatives or friends, our families. And number three at the spousal level, realize Satan is attacking all of these bonds he has given up that we're going to worship idols, but he has not given up breaking the ties of kinship and the ties of brotherhood and the ties of husband and wife. So we have to be extra vigilant and make sure we do not fall prey to the tactics of shaytaan May Allah subhanho wa Taala blessed me and

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you with and through the Quran and may make us of those who is versus they understand and implementers halal and haram throughout our lifespan. I ask Allah's forgiveness you as well ask him for his liver for and the ramen.

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hamdulillah Anwar hadn't had a summit Ulladulla mula mula Mala Mia Kula who found ahead, what do what are some of the ways we can counter the tactics of shaytaan. Three things, number one, number one, what we say and what we hear. The main source of tension between any two people is the tongue, and then the ear for what it hears from the tongue. So we have to be very vigilant about what we say, and ignore as much as we can what we hear somebody else comes and tells us so and so said, to shut your ear ignore it, ignore it, don't make attention to it. You as well be careful what you say about other people. In fact, Allah subhanho wa Taala explicitly links breaking of the bonds with

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what the tongue says in the Quran will call Larry buddy Your call will call everybody your Coletti here I sent in a che Aparna Yen's that will be in the home, tell my servants they should speak always good speech because Shavon causes enmity between them via this speech. Tell my servants their speech should be noble. Their speech should not be riba slandering, bickering, backbiting, putting people down making fun of others keep your speech noble because when you go down Shavon takes your slip and causes that slip to become much bigger than it needs to be. But you're the one who slipped up all everybody kulula To hear us and in the Shavon Ian's that will be known say the essence

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speech. Otherwise shaytaan will come and cause problems between people. So you need to monitor your tongue and you need to ignore much of what you hear about others through your ears. Number two, the second thing that we need to do is to make dua to Allah subhana wa Taala to have what is in Arabic called ULb Saleem, a pure heart. We don't want a heart that is full of jealousy, a heart that is full of anger, a heart that is always trying to find faults of other people's know, Allah says in the Quran, that the people who will enter Jannah or those who come to Allah, Allah will be in Saleem they come to Allah with a pure heart. And Ibrahim alayhis salam is praised in the Quran is Jarrah

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who has been Selim, he came to Allah with a pure heart, so we need to make dua to Allah make dua O Allah give me upset him. Don't give me a heart that has jealousy and enmity, animosity. Don't give me a heart that wants to put other people down. I want to have a pure heart to Allah. So you don't get involved in the killer call in the He Said, She Said in the proliferation of Libra and remember, your heart is pure. And the last point Dear brothers and sisters, and of course much more can be said but time is always limited. The last point if our ability here I said for either lady Boehner Kobe, no, no, well, you and him, when something bad comes to you some news that is negative,

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somebody mistreats you, you be the better of the two for the sake of Allah. In any situation, you strive to be the better of the two. Allah says in the Quran, Repel evil with good, Repel evil with good, and you will find that the one that was an enemy to you will become your closest ally. And friend, if you stand up for the sake of Allah and you forgive for the sake of Allah and you return that negative comment with the positive somebody says something bad and you give him a gift, somebody puts you down in one gathering, you go to another gathering and you praise him behind his back, you do it not for his ego, you do it not to make something for him but for the sake of Allah

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subhanho wa Taala so that you have the higher reward so that you attain the pleasure of Allah, guess what, if you do this, you will attain the pleasure of Allah and you will gain the friendship of the one that was your enemy. So these are the three simple tactics point number one is to monitor what we say and hear point number two have a clean heart and point number three, Repel evil with good and that will insha Allah Who to Allah make us the better of the two may Allah subhana wa Allah make us of those who have the relevant surname and have the pure tongue and have nothing but good thoughts for other people. I'm making DuraCeramic dry with me. Oh Allah, we ask that you do not allow for any

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sin of ours to remain except that you have erased them. Oh Allah we ask that every worry of ours is converted and dispersed from Oh ALLAH convert every sick of ours to someone who is cured Oh Allah, Oh Allah every deceased amongst us forgive them. Oh Allah. Oh Allah our loved ones Oh Allah protect them. Oh Allah our debts repay them. Oh Allah our difficulties ease them with your mercy r Rahmani r Rahim. O Allah bring glory to Islam and its people and the OMA make it blessed and peaceful and protected from those who desire for it evil and protect our lands from any civil wars and upheaval with your power Jaco will ya as these servants of Allah, Allah Subhana Allah to Allah has commanded

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