Channel: Yassir Fazaga
Khutbah by Yassir Fazaga on Jan. 11, 2013 at IIOC titled: “Please Show More Humanity”.
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shaytani r rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam, ala MV mursaleen Shafi elmas Nabi no habla hubiera Bilal amin, Mohammed in Salalah Toby was Allahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa even upon hearing in Al Hamdulillah Muhammad who want to study you know when to stop Pharaoh who want to study when we learn human shallowly and fusina was a tr Molina via de la hufa model Ella mama Yulin Fela de la y shadow Allah Allah Allahu la sharika one na Mohammedan sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu hora solo
in US Nepal howdy Futaba LA, viral Howdy, howdy Mohammed in Salalah Hua alayhi wa sallam, In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, The Most Merciful. All praise is due to Allah. And then his peace and blessings be upon our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we bear witness that no one is worthy of worship but Allah and we bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is indeed his final messenger. The best of speech is a book of a law. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. May Allah Subhana Allah make us of those who listen to the best of speech, that is the book of Allah adhere to its commands. On May Allah Subhana
Allah goes over those who come to know the best of ways the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and make us amongst those who embark on such a mission.
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Brothers and sisters the Quran speaks about the Day of Judgment.
And the Quran has this style of presenting the day of judgment in very vivid imagery.
And one thing that the Quran tells us about the Day of Judgment is that the world is going to see ease the way that we know it.
The way we know the world today, that will no longer be the world where everybody else is resurrected.
To give you just an imagery of this Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in the urn is a shampoo weird when the sun is folded up and loses its light. What is a new German carrot and when they start to fall down and they lose the luster, or even g Belushi era and when the mountains vanished like a mirage was either literature or when the sea camels are abandoned. And this is in reference that people will no longer care for their wealth. Because the she camel to the Arabs she camel that was pregnant was so cared for, because this means more money. But at this point, he said that people are going to abandon what they think is valuable to them or what they thought was valuable to them, even
when the wild beasts are herded together. Some say that now that we live we live in two habitations. There is the habitation for the wild beast and a habitation for man. But on that day, no one will be afraid of
The other meaning that there are bigger concerns at that point, what even new foods was a widget last month, Allah said, when the souls are sorted out the like, placed with the like.
And so far the Quran is telling us about changes in the Cosmo, the sun, the stars, the mountains, the wild beast, the habitations what people care for. And then all of a sudden, Japan and LA, they say that this is referred to in the studies of Islamic and organic sciences.
And the way that the Quran gives images to people, it's upon Allah and then immediately the Quran says, What evil mo? Ooh, that was a that
isn't being quoted. When that small girl that infant was buried alive, when she is questioned for what crime was she killed? So how am I just imagine the way that the Quran gives us the story here is that the Quran gives you a lot of big image. And then what we say is that the Quran zooms in
people who like the idea of cinematography, they like to take photographs, you know, they say that people are very skilled, when they are able to give you a big image initially, and then they immediately zoomed in. So let's talk about the stars, and it's talking about the sun, and it's talking about the wild bees, and these are all big imagery, and then all of this all of the sudden, and zooms in, and it focuses these, what even more ooda to the edges and being autopilot. In reference to an era practice, the days before Islam. It said that a man would have a baby girl delivered born a gift from Allah Subhana Allah, but in that society, they thought that it was okay
to bury the girl alive, and they would just bury the girl alive, having done absolutely no crime.
So the Quran is telling us because in this role, the crime was concealed since she was buried, and the victim never uttered a word. The victim never spoke. So the Quran said, we are going to unravel what was concealed. And now it is the chance of the victim to speak. And we will be asking the victim, and of course, this is a rhetorical question be isn't being quoted, for what crime were you killed?
Say this Japan alone. You know, to many of us this week was the first week that our children went back to school.
And before people went to school, there was the Sandy Hook massacre that took place with 20, young, innocent souls we lost 28 in total, but 20 of them were young children, ranging anywhere between six and seven or five, six and seven and eight.
And the shock that everybody had who learned about the story is why
as if we are all echoing what the Quran is telling us Big Bill Atilla this small soul, this young, innocent soul be even Bill hotellit What crime was that all guilty off.
and Japan as a parent, you know, there are two safe places for us, home or school.
And we like the idea of taking our children to school. And the last thing that we really worry about is that I would not want to receive a phone call that your son or your daughter got into a fight or somebody got sent to the principal's office this morning. And you know, these are the things that we are concerned about, but never in our wildest thoughts. We would think that I will receive a phone call from the school and say that your son is just being killed.
Father was telling me this morning he said now every morning I go to drop my daughter to school. Is it that there is a police car waiting? It's an elementary school.
Can you imagine Subhanallah a police called to garden elementary school.
And as if it's becoming very fashionable. What happens is that yesterday, similar stories took place. The day before in Arizona, somebody has made threats on Facebook, and now schools are no longer becoming a safe place for our children. May Allah subhanaw taala protect all of our children.
But in the midst of this, I like to point out to three things please.
the way we invoke God when such a tragedy takes place
So some people are giving their explanation as to what happens. So somebody who was running for the presidency of the US, he actually spoke out. And he said, the reason why there is so much violence in our schools is because we have taken God out of school.
And with all due respect, and we love our Creator, Allah subhanho wa Taala. But to say that violence is taking place, simply because the name of God is not mentioned in the place where the violence took place. That is very problematic.
Because Few days back 115 people were killed in Pakistan, because they were Shia, and supposedly they were uttering the name of God. Here, they weren't saying the name of God, how come they got killed?
If we think that we explained violence, because of the absence of dimensioning of the name of God or Allah, then how do you explain the number of Sudanese who are killed in the masjid? Or the number of years who are killed in the masjid? How do you explain this?
Or people who would look into such a tragedy and say, they deserve it? Do you know what these people did to the Arab pickets? Allah is punishing them Suppan, aka Europe.
Allah is punishing them through killing children, are you serious? You have to be morally sick to think this way. What law you have to be morally sick to think this way.
And there is nothing religious about this. To actually say, this is known as blame the victim theology.
The victim is dead, but they're dead because of their own fault. It was punishing unless punishing them through killing children. Is this really the kind of God that we worship, or altavilla will lie If it pleases God that children are, are to be killed this way. This is not a God that is worthy of worship. What has Lila for beat from Allah subhanho wa Taala that these are the kind of thoughts that Allah subhanaw taala want us to have about him. So Panama,
that God would actually take pleasure in seeing something like this. Also, Panama has similar story was told a mammal generates the story. That one time a better one came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam aliados Allah Allah in the near future, he yet
he said, O Messenger of Allah before my Islam, I just made this big sin said What happened? He said, I was made to this woman, and she was pregnant, said Welcome to have
nothing. So then I was very concerned, I did not want a baby girl. And my wife knew that I didn't want a baby girl simply because they thought that baby girls were a source of shame.
So he said, for that had been done. And my wife did deliver a baby girl. But then she said to me, like in the hammock that he said, but the baby girl died, you know, was a stillbirth. He said.
He said I was so overjoyed that That girl is dead. And he said, what a shocker to Elliott Alec. Then I praised the nightstand Gods for doing for taking care of business for me.
He said, Well, murottal am seven days went by. And then he said, Well, can it lead Yanina?
He said our neighbors had this young, beautiful girl scout for
a budget she used to come over and I would play with her and said that I just enjoyed my time with her. But what happened to her husband? She did. And I loved her tremendously. And my wife would see this. And one day she said to me, you know, had our daughter lived, she would have been as old as this girl. And I said yes, indeed. And she said, wouldn't you want with Do you not love this girl? Would you not wish that this was your daughter? And he said, Of course I would have loved for this girl to be my daughter. She looked at him and she said, Well, guess what? This is your daughter. She is still alive. Seven years ago, I couldn't tell you, but this is your daughter. He said for a Ba ba
So despite all the love that I had for her, he said but from this point on, he said that I hated the girl.
Because now she is his to Pamela. Sometimes the values that are within a certain society are just sick values. So she said and based went bison and I just hated the girl more and more. And I decided that I have to cover my shame, he said
so he went to the doctor to the wife and he said in New Orleans and as Heather Wiley I said, I would like for this girl to you know, go and meet her
her, her uncle's to put nice cloth on her shed I did. And I as, as I was taking the daughter away, the wife held my hand and she said, in a manner
I am trusting you with this girl that I took her and then on the way said I saw a bit of a well, and I decided this would be it.
He said, I took the girl
and drowned her in the well. And every now and then he said then he would scream and she would make noise and he said I just kept persisting until she was no longer moving. And I killed the girl. And as she's dying, she would remind the OB in America to law dad, remember. I am Amina you. I am the trust my mother's trusted me with said I would not have any of it
until she died.
Now listen, and just the reaction of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Now remember, this is a so called non Muslim girl. Both her parents are Catholic parents. But Mohammed Salah was a human being
looked into him and he said one line and said the process started crying uncontrollably. He said one more little Mr. Ronnie Robbie, and I hadn't been as never who Ville je de la quinta.
Is it by Allah? If a lot permits me or gives me the command to punish somebody for the sin that they have done in their pre stomach, they said that he would be the first in my court.
He would be the first in my court. Because brothers and sisters and Muslim insane
a believer is one that feels for all Can you imagine going to a doctor and the very first question the doctor asks you before they start treating you What's your religion?
And then determine whether you are worthy of help or not.
said that's not it. But what happens is that we feel for all those who around us Muslims, that doesn't matter, especially when the victims are innocent like that. And people will start talking and saying that Allah is punishing them yeah, this is such a terrible image to give others about a law that's why say number used to tell people yeah yohannes la boca de la isla hoppy, Allah, Allah, Allah Allah Do not be the cause for people to hate and despise a law and be hated and despised by Allah. Can you imagine somebody says young people were killed because Allah wanted them dead? Yes. Why would Allah take pleasure in the death of innocent people like that.
So as we try to explain these types of tragedies, please be careful about the way that we invoke Allah subhanho wa Taala in the process. That's the first point. The second point is that some of these people are mentally disturbed.
And you know, people who are mentally sick Subhanallah in our society, they have it bad already.
That we tend to see mental mentally challenged people are mentally disturbed people. Number one, they are dangerous. Number two, they are an attractive keep away from them they are may be punished by Allah. And so when tragedies like this again take place. And the perpetrator of that tragedy is somebody that was mentally disturbed our image and perception and impressions of these people who are mentally challenged, or even reinforced despite the fact that these are negative notions that we have,
especially something like this happened. Supposedly, the the perpetrator in Sandy Hook was an autistic child. And Subhanallah inshallah, one day we will have a hope about autism in sha Allah. Allah, Allah mean, did you know that there is one child diagnosed with autism? Every 15 minutes.
There is a child diagnosed with autism every 15 minutes.
A good number of our community members, they have children who are autistic.
And we don't know how to handle on what causes it. It's complex chromosome disturbance with the chromosome. We don't know what it is. But these are kids who are socially and sometimes physically and sometimes mentally, are really not rare. And they can be old and young. And they can be some of them can be very common. Somebody can be very hyper but SubhanAllah. I remember one day, a brother who had an autistic child came to you and he said, I am so happy. He said. So what happened? His four year old son, he said he's talking
and as a father, he said what is so brilliant about
All children talk, especially therefore you expect them to talk. And he said you don't understand. He made a sentence. I said, What did he say? And he said, he said, Good job.
The father was taking pleasure in his son being able to say, good job. said because my son is so used to just say one word, he said, but now, he made a sentence. And the sentence was made up of towards.
And this father is just absolutely happy.
So when we eat about these things, sometimes you come to the masjid and we see children and Subhanallah you know, children belong in the masjid. And why is that kid acting so weird? What's wrong with you? Here, be careful next time.
Be careful, didn't you it's one child every 15 minutes, be careful. That child might be the one. But the idea is show more humanity online. Johann Willa Hill Muslim insane. He said that the Quran makes a better human being out of you
will instantly allotted ages and the humanity of a person cannot be cut into pieces. I only feel for my people. I only feel for this. As believers, we cannot be like that. The loss of handle increases in understanding our parliament.
wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah. Mustafa, while I'm in a hurry up.
So the point number one was Be careful about the way that we invoke the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala when we use his name to explain such types of tragedies, because otherwise we might end up giving one terrible image about our Creator subhanho wa Taala. Second one has to do with our understanding of mental illness. and Japan law. They say that it was the Muslims that introduced the idea that people who are mentalistic are still human beings. And that's why in the Tafseer of the ayah, verse number four in Surah, Nisa, Allah Subhan. Allah says, Allah to Allah, Allah to Allah, Allah La compagnia.
over the marovo. He said that yes, those who are insane or mentally challenged may not be fit to run financial transactions. But Allah subhanaw taala said, so they're not fit for that. Yes, we understand that part of it. Not every transaction they are capable of. But then Allah subhanho wa Taala said to do three things to them. He said take care of them physically.
close them. And the idea of kiswa is not just about giving them something to wear, but the idea is that beautify them The idea is that protect them. And then Allah Subhana Allah so beautifully said, Oh, no Allah, moreover, speak to them with a splendid words, even though they may not understanding what Allah said, speak to them with the splendid words, because this way, publicly, we are all emphasizing their humanity.
So sad, sometimes you see people who are mentally not doing them, and just people just dismiss them. And we will just disregard them. Drop them, not what I said, No, no, no, you cannot do that. Brad up to the very contrary, Allah Subhana Allah said, Allahu Allah marovo. speak to them with his splendid words. Thus, are the teachings of the urn, and the teachings of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
So in sha Allah, it is very important that we help out organizations and institutions that actually care for the people who are challenged within our community. The good yesterday in Taft High School
in California, supposedly he was bullied by children. And that is why he took a shot gun to school, and he just wanted revenge. Bullying is a serious problem in our community. When I say our community, I'm not talking about the Muslim community, I'm talking about the schools where our children go, I'm talking about where we live, I'm talking about all these issues. But if you cannot just look at these issues and say, these are issues that belong to the campus. These are issues that only belong to white people, or the blacks or the Latinos that is just silly. That is silly. If it is happening here, it is happening to us as well. And our job is when we see these issues we
actually fix not curse them. Isn't that the whole idea of an odd sledgehammer stopper
And all I cared for is rectifying, mending and beautifying and fixing. So inshallah, that's what we're after. And that's what we're here for. And one of the organizations that are really doing a marvelous job in our area that is worthy of all the help and the support that we can extend his Access California and I know that every now and then we come and we remind you about all the services, that access extends to the community. Number one is pleased number one is make sure that you make use of the services that are provided, be it in the form of counseling, beat in the form of immigration beat in the form of extending hand, a helping hand or whatever the case is, please do
call insha Allah and you will find this place to be very resourceful. Also, inshallah, at the end of this month, the last Sunday of January is going to be our annual gala, where we appeal to our community insha Allah for their help to insha Allah, we do want you to attend the gala. We do want you to participate, to donate to buy a ticket, and make sure that you are going to show up and our keynote speaker is going to be the second congressman Muslim congressman Andre Carson is going to be the keynote speaker in sha Allah in the Galasso police insha Allah do do participate in that and also inshallah do remember that the College of Islamic Studies, the first quarter inshallah will be
taking place on the February 15. And finally, it is getting very cold nowadays. And may Allah subhanaw taala help the people who are going through some of them just difficult whether Allah subhanaw taala helped them out of balance, I mean, be the local or BVA abroad so inshallah locally iirc as well as uplift they are collecting blankets. If you have blankets that you're not using, please do bring it to the message insha Allah before the 25th of January because it will be distributed in sha Allah on the 26th. along we are in the cafeteria to HIPAA law for safwan. Along Masada jumble mean when a fiscal Obama Robin Walker the Dana and l medini. Alexander Hamilton, wushu
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