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You welcome to the deen show, which is a way of life, where we're trying to educate you, the audience about Islam and Muslims directly from the source. Today's topic will be Islam in the Bible, where I am going to try to present to you the audience, that what Islam says now, is the same thing that has always been said, throughout the Bible, throughout all the prophets of God throughout God from the beginning of time until now. And the question I put out to you the audience is, no matter what your beliefs may want to ask you, where do you stand in those beliefs? Do you stand in a position in your beliefs where you can firmly say that I know what I believe in, I know its sources,
I know they're authentic, and I can verify everything that I do within my own beliefs directly from the sources this I asked you today. And I am going to show you and prove to you that I as a Muslim, and Islam can verify as sources not only from our books from but from the books of that God is always revealed. So God willing, we're going to take a journey through the Bible, and I'm going to show you Islam is in the Bible, it is the same message that has been taught by all the prophets of God.
I began by a statement of Jesus Christ, peace beyond pure opinion, where he said, a very concise statement, and this is life eternal, that they may know you, the only true God and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. And this is in john chapter 17, verse three, this is what he's saying, and this is the way to eternal life, you would think that this would have been a very good chance hadn't been the Son of God come to earth to die for our sins, this would have been a very good chance for him to say, the way to eternal life is for you to accept me as your Savior, that I am going to die for your sins, and then my blood is your means to salvation. But he did not say this. What he said was that
they may know you, the only one true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent, and I was sent me and sent as a messenger. So this was the segment of Jesus about how to attain eternal salvation.
Now, if we look at some of the descendants of Abraham, which is where all of the three major religions of the world can trace their lineage back to Islam traces its lineage back to Abraham, is Christianity can trace its lineage back to Abraham, Islam good chases lineage back to Abraham, coming from the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ishmael, we know that Isaac, Moses descended from Isaac and so came the children of Israel, the Jews, and through them came Jesus Christ. Now we know Abraham also had a son named Ishmael, and we're going to discuss Ishmael and a little more. A little more in detail in just a few minutes God wills from Ishmael descended the atoms and from the Arabs
directly came from a direct line from Ishmael came the last prophet of God, Muhammad peace be upon him.
Now as we look today in the world, we look at the world population, the world population based on religion and based on Creed's now we know that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. It is growing at an annual rate of 235%.
And it is said that by the year 2015, according to statistics that Muslims who are now one fourth of the world's population will become half or over half of the world's population, Islam will be the largest world religion. So I asked you, the audience, that a religion that is now the fastest growing religion in the world, one fourth of one out of every four people in the world is Muslim. Why is it that the majority and the masses of people do not know the truth about Islam? They do not know what Muslims and that what they do know is derogatory given to them by various media outlets and various sources that give derogatory information. And then why is it not that people are
searching to try to find out the truth of Islam for themselves, based on the fact that this way of life this way of living will be the dominant way of living within the next eight years, God willing?
If you were to go to school, they will teach you about everything they teach you about how people migrated from Africa through the the continental shelf through the Antarctic shelf, to how the Native Americans got you from Africa, all these small minute things, they will teach you, but this way of life, which will be the most dominant way of life, God willing in the near future. You know, nothing about
About You taught nothing about in the society. And I want to know in question people ask me why why don't we know about Islam and Muslims? Why are not more people speaking out on about Islam? And what really Islam says and what Muslims are really about? And I have the question that you should ask the same thing you should ask, why are you not being given this information? Why do you not know about Islam? And why are the only things that are given to you about Islam? are negative? This is a question you yourself, the audience must ask those people around you.
Now, one of the biggest misconceptions about Islam is that it is an Arabic religion, founded by Arabs in practice by Arabs, which this is no way even close to being the truth.
According to the statistics, only 15 to 18% of the world Muslim population are Arabs, the other 82% are non Arabs. So how can this be an Arab religion when the Arabs are the minority within the way of life, within what is called the religion, the religion of Islam, which is Islam as a way of life, not just a religion, but for the use of the common terminology, we'll use the word religion, the religion of Islam, not Arabs make up the majority of the population 20% of African 10% come from Russia and China. 17% come from Southeast Asia 30% in the Indian subcontinent, 13% other places in the world like Europe, America, South America, places like this 10% Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, US
population is a 4% of those people who confess that their religion is Christianity 3.7% Muslims, which is about 10 million, which today is about 10, about 1210 to 12 million people in this country who are Muslims, a very big minority in this country, Muslim 2.1% Jews 10.2% who say that there are other also, a little known fact is that Islam is the second largest religion percentile in many countries in the US is the second largest religion. The UK is the second largest religion with 4%. and Canada is the second largest religion, France, the second largest religion, Germany, the second largest religion, and it is continuing to grow by a percentile of 235%. I would not say that is
growing, but Islam is exploding around the world by large leave.
Now, as I said before, Islam is the world's fastest growing religion, every fourth person in the world is Muslim. Now, if we take into account that also every fourth person in the world is Christian, so every fourth person in the world is Christian, and every fourth person in the world is Muslim. This means that half the world is either Christian or Muslim. Many people know about his Christianity. Why does no one know about Islam? I'm here today God willing to try to give you some information about that?
One third of the countries of the world, one third of the countries of the world 58 out of 189 have over a 50% population of Muslims, one third of the countries of the world 50% Muslim population.
Today, there are over 10 million Muslims in the USA and there are over 4000 mosques in the US and Canada alone. 4000 mosques within the US and Canada alone in their new mosque being built all the time.
In in the year 2015 2016. As I stated before, Muslims in the world will be a majority, God willing, we will become a majority into the world. So I'm asking you, why don't you find out about the religion of Islam now for yourself before this, become a part of this growing and exploding way of life that is one of the most beautiful ways of life God has ever revealed for mankind, on the face of the earth, from the beginning of time to the end of time, which we will discuss in detail God willing.
Now, some of the common views that are held between Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, using text from the Bible, these texts from the Bible can also be correlated with text from the Quran, as we will see God willing, monotheism which is something that is professed by Jews, Christians, Muslims, but we're going to get into it a little more in detail in the Torah, or in the Old Testament, that says over and over again, uses the same wordings but I'm going to use Isaiah 41
verse six, I am the first and I am the last, and besides me there is no other God. I am the first I have the beginning. I am the end, and besides me there is no other God, I am the only God.
Using the New Testament, Mark, chapter 12, verse 29, the Bible said the Lord our God is One Lord. This is coming from the mouth of Jesus Christ Himself. The Lord of God is one
In the Quran, we have the exact same phrase, he is God The one and only, which in Arabic is cool who Allah had. They say he is God, the one the only. We are not saying anything different. We are saying the same things that have always been said, from the old testament to the new testament to the Quran, the message has not changed. Only people have changed the message, God's message as one, God does not change. Therefore his message could not change. his religion could not change his ways of life that he given, has given to humanity could not change, they must be the same. And as we see here, monotheism is a underlying fact that has been from the old testament to the new testament to
the Quran. We are not saying anything different.
prophets, Muslims believe and accept all the prophets mentioned in the Torah, the Bible and the Quran, we accept them we accept all the prophets without taking or adding any of them.
Also with the miraculous birth of Jesus, besides Christianity, Islam is the only religion on earth that accepts the miraculous birth of Jesus. We wanted the only religious that verify and use our books to verify that Jesus was born of a virgin Mary, this is something even the Jews themselves they deny. But we as Muslims attest to this, and defend not only Jesus but his mother married peace be upon them on this issue. Jesus is mentioned 25 times in the Quran 25 times he is mentioned by name in the Quran is
the highest honor of women in Islam, the highest woman in Islam, that title is given only to one woman and that is married the mother of Jesus. And it is given to her in verse and chapter 19 of the Quran which is actually entitled after her it is pseudo Marian, or pseudo Mary or chapter Mary of the Holy Quran. There is a whole chapter in the Quran devoted just to the mother of Jesus Christ Mary and she has given the highest status that can be given to a woman she's known as the highest woman in the world in history was given to the status of married the mother of Jesus, by Islam.
all the time you hear you hear Muslims, they'll say to each other when they greet each other Assalamu alaikum which means peace be unto you, or Peace be with you, or may you have peace. This is nothing new. This is not something we invented. This is not something that Muhammad peace be upon him invented. All the prophets had this same greeting that they used Peace be with you. And I'm going to give you some evidences God willing.
is in many times when Jesus would greet the people, he would say to them, peace be unto you. There's many evidences over and over again in the New Testament, when Jesus would greet someone, he would read them, peace be unto you, peace be unto peace be unto you. This was a statement he always used. This was a statement that was used by all the prophets. It only meant May I you have peace. Now another topic, taking off of shoes, which is something a Muslim does. Not only in the mosque, he goes in, he takes off his shoes because it is a sacred place. But even in his home, in his home where he brings, he takes off his shoes. Why does he take off his shoes? God ordered Moses to take
off his shoes and Exodus three and five. When he saw the burning bush, the first command God gave him was Take off your shoes because you were standing on sacred ground.
Put off shoes from your feet. Again we see in Joshua five and 15. Muslims take off the shoes whenever they enter the mosque or ever whenever they enter into their homes. Whenever they enter into a place where they are going to worship God. They take off their shoes.
purification before prayer, which in Islam is known as Voodoo or evolution which we make this ritual purification with water before we pray, is this something new? Let's see. In Exodus 4030, and 31 and 32, Moses washed his feet. We see an ax 21 verse 26, St. Paul purified himself and then he went into the temple. This is something that has been practiced by the Jews for centuries. before they enter into the synagogues, they they will wash themselves purify themselves before they enter. So we have not invented anything new. We are just continuing the path. In the example of the prophets. We are just continuing to follow the example of all the prophets that we are doing the same thing we have
not invented anything.
Fasting Muslims fast for 30 days during the month of Ramadan for one month, we fast during the daylight hours in order to purify ourselves before God Is this something new. Let's see. In Matthew 14 two It is said that Jesus fasted for 40 days. He fasted for 40 days. This was something he was known to do too fast. He said some things can only be come through fasting and prayer. So fasting was a tradition of Jesus was a tradition of the prophets. So we have not invented anything new. Ramadan is nothing new roman
is something that has been practiced by all the parties taking time to purify themselves to free themselves from the needs of this world in order to draw near this unto God. This is something that has always been practice.
Now, this topic is one of the things that helped bring me to Islam. The issue of humbling and how Muslims pray, you see it all the time, whenever they mentioned, Muslims talk about Islam, they will show Muslims in prayer, most of the time going into the prostration. And everyone wonders why, why do you have to bump your head on the floor? What is it necessary? I can't just talk to God, why do I need to bump and bow my head on the floor? Is this something new? Let's see.
Humbly while praying by bowing heads to the ground. We see in Genesis chapter 17, verse three, Moses bowed his head, Abraham fell on his face. Jesus fell on his face and prayed in Matthew 26 and 39. This is nothing new. This is something Abraham, Moses, Jesus, all the prophets did. They prostrated their face, on the ground in a semblance of supreme submission to God, the lowest point you can reach on the earth is with your face on the ground. And in that position, you are praising God who is the Most High, it is the most supreme form of worship. Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said that a slave is closest to his Lord, when he is in that position of frustration, because he has
lowered himself to the lowest position he can come to in this earth, in order to praise the supreme creator, who is the most Hi, we are not inventing anything new. This is one thing that I saw. I used to pray like this as a Christian, even though I didn't know what I was doing a traditional Muslim prayer. And when I first encountered Muslims and saw them pray, this was one of the things that led me to see that they are not doing anything new. This is something that I've always read about in the Bible.
Not bowing to statues and images, not giving, serenity, not giving worship, not giving adoration to any type of images.
In an exodus, it says, Thou shall not make any graven images. This is the second commandment. Number one, thou shall have no other gods before me. First commandments are no other God with me, or no other gods beside me. And number two, you should not worship any graven images, nothing that you create with your hands, should you give adoration or worship to Muslims, do not bow to statues, images, or anything except God, we do not give that which is reserved for God. We do not give any of the worship or adoration that is reserved to God alone to anything except God.
decoration of trees, this is a big thing during Christmas time you go you cut down the tree, you bring it in your house, and you decorate it. It is forbidden in the Bible. In Jeremiah, chapter 10. Verses two through five it says cursed are those who ventured into the wilderness and cut down a tree and bring it into their homes and decorated with tinsel and silver. This was something that was practiced by the paintings. As coming at the wintertime, everything would die. Everything was dying around them all the leaves were falling off the trees, everything was dying in nature, except for this one tree, this one evergreen tree was staying alive. So they would imagine in themselves that
it had some type of mystical power, it had some semblance towards life, it had some God within it that kept it alive. So for this reason, they would cut it down and bring it into their homes during the the winter solstice Solstice are the shortest days of the year, which coincide with the day of December 22, through the 25th. These are the shortest days of the year. So they would bring this tree into the home, decorated and given worship. And now we
and I used to do is Christian will do the same thing. We did not know where it comes from pagan worship forbidden in the Bible. Muslims do not do this
everlasting covenant, God made a covenant with Abraham and his descendants. This covenant was symbolized by circumcision, the males were circumcised at birth. This was a covenant made with God to Abraham and his progeny as a semblance to their surrender, it's to him. Muslims still keep this covenant, we must it is an obligation upon a Muslim to circumcise their sons at birth, or at what is known as a kikah, or the eighth day of their their life where they are given the circumcision and given their name. This is not something practicing Christianity, why it's in the Bible, why is it not practiced? You have to ask yourself that question but we as Muslims are continuing in the
tradition of the prophets, we are not inventing anything new. We're just following that which has always been there.
Abraham son Ishmael, the name for Ishmael was given to Abraham son by God Himself in Genesis 16 and 11. So those who tried to say and try to disprove the the the prophethood of Muhammad peace be upon him by saying that Ishmael was an illegitimate son, from Abraham, because it was his second wife. Then ask them, let them say
Ask them, you ask them. Why did God named Ishmael himself if he was not legitimate if he was not given the covenant along with Isaac, and he was given a covenant that Isaac would have a great kingship, and Ishmael would become a great nation. If this covenant was made with both, and God named Ishmael himself, then how could he be illegitimate? I'm here to say that the Bible disproves that
Muslims respect Ishmael like Isaac as a son of Abraham.
Wine drinking prohibited. This is something that is throughout the entire Bible, throughout the entire Bible, in the Old Testament is forbidden. And in the New Testament is forbidden in Luke, one 115. Drink neither wine nor strong drink, drink neither wine, nor strong drink. Muslims do not drink wine or alcohol ever. It is forbidden in Islam. This is nothing new. This is nothing new. It is something that Islam has always always preached. And it's something that God has always taught that the wind is strong or weak or forbidden. They bring about eels in society. And we know this, even with this country know that it brings eels to society, they even prohibited it back in the 1920s.
Alcohol was prohibited in this country, but people were bringing it in so illegally, they decided, well, we need to get in on this money. So they made it legal so that they can profit off of it. But they know the use of it. It has been forbidden by God, all throughout time.
Pork, pork is forbidden in the Bible. God ordered Moses, and the swine is unclean to you in Leviticus 11 seven. So why?
If Jesus was a follower of Moses, if he came to redefine the law of Moses, he never commanded anyone to eat pork, the E book. No, he did not eat pork. Did he command anyone to eat pork? No. Did he give anyone permission to eat the pork? No. So why do you eat it? Why is it even Jesus never ate pork in his life. And Muslims are forbidden to eat pork, or have any dealings with pork
usury interest, interest is forbidden in the Bible. In the Bible. In Leviticus, one of the commandments given to Moses was taken out no usury. And then in Psalms 15, and five, it says he has put not out his money to usury, usury or interest scambling and, and and scheming the people out of their wealth through deception through high interest rate through taking their money loaning the money and taking back three and four amount, the time times the amount has been forbidden in the Bible. And it is one of the deals that keeps society in the position where the rich stay rich, the poor stay poor, it makes a huge separation in classes. And this is forbidden by God in the Bible.
And actually in the Islam. There's an establishment because that's where everyone is supposed to give away, they have to give away a certain percentage of their money to the poor in order to put everyone in an equal standing. So this is why it was forbidden in the Bible. And this is why Muslims still carry on this tradition. And we do not allow usury, we do not allow interest. We do not take it nor do we give interest.
disapproval of homosexuality. We know for sure. The story of Sodom and Gomorrah in the Bible where it says, The Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah, he overthrew those cities in Genesis, he overthrew and destroyed a city completely just for the practice of homosexuality. Now it is something that is rapid, it's something that the world is accepted. You even have churches that are homosexual and lesbian churches, you have homosexual priests, homosexual pastors, ask yourself why, why is this? Why can this be allowed? This is something that God has always said, and this is something that is forbidden in Islam. Islam forbids homosexuality, we're just continuing on in the tradition of the
prophets in the traditions of what God has always said,
No Original Sin, here's the big one.
The Son shall not bear the iniquity of the father is equal 18 and 20. That verse goes on to say that no man can bear the sins or the burdens of another. Muslims believe that sin cannot be transferred, or inherited from person to person. We cannot inherit the sins of our fathers, our fathers could not inherit the sins of their fathers, nor can we inherit the sins of Adam.
God forgave Adam, just as he can forgive us. We are born pure without sin. This is something that has been taught throughout the Bible. There was no mention of original sin throughout the whole entire Bible. So if you take this away, if you take this concept of original sin away, then you take away the need for Jesus Christ, peace be upon him to sacrifice himself on a cross for the forgiveness of our sins, because it is only God who can forgive sins. No one can take on everyone else's sins and be punished for them. This would be injustice, and not only would God not give injustice to a single individual, but surely he would not do injustice to one of his prophets.
Accountability every man shall receive his own reward to his own label. This is in First Corinthians three and eight.
Every man is accountable for his own action before God, what he does what he says how he acts, he will be accountable for God Himself. Muslims believe that every person is accountable for his or her deeds, and they will be rewarded or punished accordingly to them. This is the Islamic belief.
Muslims are observing and maintaining, not only are you observing, we are maintaining and preserving the instructions that are given in the Torah, in the New Testament, in the Bible, we preserve them and continue to practice them up into this day.
Now, let's get into the question about Mohammed peace be upon him. Mohammed, how much do you know about Mohammed? Is he in the Bible? Can the Bible verify his message? Let's find out.
He is the last messenger of God, to the Day of Judgment, and his prophethood is for the entire world. He was the only prophet sent to the entire world. Even Jesus himself was only sent to the Jews by his own mouth. When he was asked to preach into a Gentile. He said, Why do I cast my pearls to swine? He was only sent to the Jews. This was his only mission, but Muhammad peace be upon him was sent to all the world.
He is God's Messenger, he is not God in any way. Therefore, Muslims do not worship Him. We do not prefer to be referred to and we do not like to be called Muhammad ins or,
or we do not like Islam to be referred to as Mohammed ism, which is what is put in some text, some college text, some dictionaries, some encyclopedias, you will see Islam referred to Mohammed ism, or Mohammed and we will not Mohammed ins, we are not worshipers of Mohammed, we are worshipers of the one true God who was taught to us how to worship Him by Mohammed who was only a man and a messenger of God.
He received the first message from God through the angel Gabriel at the age of 40. He spent 10 years in Mecca and 13 years in Medina to preach Islam and he died as a regular human being at the age of 63 years old.
During these 23 years, the Quran was revealed piece by piece, according to the time and necessity for humanity. Mohammed was an ordinary person with a family and a children. He was the leader of a nation and a teacher.
Now let's get into some of the prophecies. Is he in the Bible? Yes, he's in the Bible. Where is he in the Bible, I've never read that Mohammed is in the Bible. I'm going to show you God willing, open your heart, open your mind, you will see.
God bless Abraham. Mohammed came from the progeny of Abraham through Ishmael promised by God, where he promised by God, that I will put one who will raise up I will raise up one from your brethren, from your nation from your brethren who I will put my words into his mouth, and He will speak that which I revealed to him and he will not say anything of his own accord, but only that which I revealed to him when he speak. And we know that this is how the Quran was revealed. The Quran was revealed by God directly to Mohammed in his mouth, and he quoted it for the people. It was never any of his own words mixed in it was God revealed directly to him, through him. And also in this verse,
it says, He will be like you. People refer this verse to Jesus. But if I had the time, I would break down to you that this could not meet Jesus, Jesus and Mohammed, Moses and Jesus have almost no similarities other than a being prophets of God to the Jews. But as far as them being as Moses, being the leader of a nation, and some having a family, having wives having children, things like this cannot be Jesus because He said, He will be like you. The only person who this can refer to from the brethren, who was given the word in his mouth is Mohammed, who had these things. He was the leader of a nation. He did have a family he did wise, he did have children. God did reveal things in
his mouth, he spoke them directly to the people. This verse was revealing directly to him. Also, in Genesis, it says, The rejected stone, Jesus spoke of the kingdom of God being taken away, and given to the rejected stone, who is referred to the rejected stone is referred to in Genesis 2113 through 18. The rejected stone is known as the nation of Ishmael. This is the rejected stone because though that he wouldn't be rejected, his nation would be rejected by those who say that he is not legitimate. So this rejected stone is the nation of Ishmael or the nations of Muhammad, peace be upon him.
The first Revelation, this is one of the most interesting prophecies in the Bible about Muhammad.
Read this, he said, I am not learned replied, this is an Isaiah 2912. The story goes that the book was revealed until one saying, read your book, I pray, the person replied, saying I cannot read.
historical facts Angel Gabriel delivered the first revelation of Quran in this first revelation of the Quran was economists mirabito ad hoc read in the name of your Lord who created man and then Mohammed replied to him. I have not learned I cannot read, he replied in Arabic and in Makati, which
I am not learned, which are the exact words of the Bible. Then it is also said, which is a very interesting point in the Bible, at the end of this verse, the next verse down, it says the verse was revealed, first to one saying, read your book, I pray, he said, I cannot fully sealed. The first person who was given the book said, I cannot open it, because it is sealed.
Now, and then it was given to the next one, he said, I cannot read if I'm not learned, we already stated that this is a prophecy directly related to the Prophet Mohammed. Now this book, which is sealed, is referred to again in Revelation. In Revelation it says that the book was brought had seven seals, and it was said only the chosen one of God can open it. This book had seven seals, and only the chosen one can open it.
Open the first page of the first chapter, the title of this chapter is 30, high 30. High means that which opens something that which releases or open something. Count how many verses in Surah Fatiha seven, seven verses? Is this a coincidence? You asked you yourself, the audience have to ask that for yourself. To me, it's too big of a coincidence. The book was delivered to one thing and it was delivered to Jesus. Or I mean no, excuse me, it was delivered to john the baptist and asked him to open he said I can't open it for sealed in Revelation. This was a direct prophecy that was prophesied in Isaiah. It was delivered to him saying read it. He said I can't first seal with seven
seals and only the chosen one of God can open it. Then it was delivered to Mohammed said read and he said I can't because I can't read. That was his direct essence. This is a direct prophecy in the Bible about Mohammed cannot refer to anyone else.
Prophet from Arabia, Arabia, the prince of Qatar, is known in Ezekiel 27 and 21. historical facts many converts migrated to Medina, Mohammed migrated in 622. The next year 1000 Mexicans marched against Muslims. All the princes of Canada This is Canada was known as the area of Mecca Mecca was known also as Kevin,
a prophet like Moses, God said to Moses, I will raise up a prophet like unto thee and I will put my words in his mouth, and he should speak them all. We just refer to this how this cannot refer to Jesus but Muhammad peace be upon him.
historical fact Angel Gabriel used to bring these revelations from God to Mohammed and he put these words in his mouth. He does not speak of his own desire what says the Quran the Quran Chapter 5353 three and four says he does not speak of his own desire. He only says that which is revealed to him, which is exactly the same wording used in the Bible. In this prophecy in Deuteronomy 18 and 18.
Prophet gave laws, he will not fall or be discouraged to he establishes justice on the earth. Mohammed came with a complete code of laws in spite of persecution and physical assaults. He was never discouraged nor Express despair and his mission, profit with 10,000 Saints This is a very clear prophecy. He came with 10,000 saints and on his right hand went a fiery law. This is in Deuteronomy 33 verse two.
historical fact Mohammed returned to Mecca after he was banished from Mecca to Medina. When he came back to overtake Mecca, he came back with 10,000 Muslims. He established the rule of law they're in Mecca, which is known as sherea. sherea means a prescribed law or a firing law. He came with 10,000 Saints to Mecca and established the law or the Sharia over Mecca until silo combs, Jacob told his children until silo comes silo is in Genesis 49 verse 10. And silo means peace in Hebrew. So what is he Jacob told his children until peace comes until the peace comes which we know Islam is the peace
to commit a back of the back of Valley they go through the Valley of Baca. There it has a place of springs in early rain also covers it with pools. So at four, five through six Mecca is referred to in the Quran as Becca and sort of 396 is referred to as Baca in the Quran. Back in the Bible, the famous Zamzam spring is located there the will of Zamzam that has been there since the time of Abraham, the most famous spring in the world is there in Mecca prophecy from the Bible. Also Mecca gets flooded before they build the the dams in the in the times of old Mecca used to always get flooded in the springtime when the rains come in, but always flood. This is a direct prophecy in the
Bible clear and cut, clear and simple and to the point cannot be put and and and explain the way in any other way I challenge you explain it away in another way is very clear and very simple.
revealed little by little he teaches knowledge line upon line here a little there a little Isaiah 28 nine and 11 we know the Quran was revealed piece by piece here a little there with him depending on the need and the time
This is directly in the Bible, prophecy by name. In the Hebrew text, Mohammed was quoted by name, Chico mentor Hakeem veterano Muhammad M. This is in the Hebrew text the name Muhammad M. And it is translated his language is most sweet and he is Muhammad. But it is translated to English as the praised one, or the one full of praise, which we know Mohammed means he who is praised on this earth, directly in the Hebrew text, Mohammed and there is a tradition or a saying of Mohammed, a story with some Jews came to him and asked him questions and eventually they accepted Islam. One of the Jews said to him, that I have read your name in the tour, I have seen your name for the past 25
years and have tried to erase it. And every day it would be there back when I would wake up in the morning, it would be back he was referring to this verse in the Old Testament.
Prophet comes to pass when a prophet speaks if his word does not come to pass or come true, the word which the Lord has not spoken, we know God and for Mohammed have many different prophecies he he directly prophesied the fall of the Romans, that the Romans will be defeated with the feet, the Persians, this is in the Quran, the chapter Romans and the Quran was revealed during that time in support of the Christians. The Romans won the battle in 627. So a prophet has to be verified the things he says has to be verified that they do come to pass and we know the many prophecies or Prophet Muhammad have come to pass. Go read his prophecies for yourself, see if they have not come
to pass, see if one is alive, and I surely assure you that you will not find one.
Mohammed predicted many future events. All of these things happen, for sure. There are some I'm going to mention very quick references about Mohammed also in Hindu scriptures, and some of the Hindu scriptures you read that his name will be Mohammed Mohammed era, Oh ye the pride of mankind the dweller of Arabia. Also it says x men acquired religious law from his Lord. The law of religion is full of wisdom. He is not only in the Bible, but other religious texts, Mohammed is directly directly referred to we're not saying anything. There's not been said to all of the nations, all of the people brought to them by the prophet Muhammad is expressly stated many, many times, his name
will be Muhammad.
Jesus foretold Mohammed, he should give you another comforter. This word comforter is known as a porcelain, or a comforter. Mohammed is given the title in the Quran by God Himself as rough metal Leela al amin, meaning a mercy or a comfort to the world. He was given by God as a comfort to this world. And he was that comfortable with Jesus Himself spoke about Jesus said, I have many things to say unto you, but you cannot bear them now. But he when he comes the spirit of truth, the Spirit of truth comes, he will show you things to come john 1614, the message of Jesus was incomplete. It was incomplete if he was the last prophet, then why did he say I have many things to say to you, but I
can tell you my message is incomplete. But another one is going to come and complete my mission. And another prophet was needed and this prophet was Mohammed who came, peace be upon him 610 years after the death of Jesus, or after the so called death, but as we as Muslims know that he did not die, he was removed from this world by God. During that time, 600 years later was Muhammad peace be upon him came to this world. Gospel of Barnabas, which we would have to get into into some detail about the validity Gospel of Barnabas, it says Mohammed is his blessing name in the Gospel of Barnabas, which we know Barnabas was a verified disciple of Jesus Christ. He had a gospel just like Matthew, Mark,
Luke and john, why was it not added to the Bible? You go read it for yourself and ask yourself that same question.
All holy books lead to believe in Mohammed in the Quran, they all lead to the same thing. They are all leading in the same direction and they will all lead you to Islam, if you look at them with an open mind and an open heart.
The Quran the Quran is the collection of all revealed messages from God to Muhammad it is memorized by millions of people even today. Original copies of this Quran still exists one in a test Putin when it was Becca, Stan and the other in Istanbul, Turkey.
So Willie Moore, who is a well known oriental orientalist writer wrote, there is probably in the world no other book, which has remained 14 centuries was so pure a text no other book that has remained with such a pure text that is corrupted unadulterated over the 14 centuries 1400 centuries that is, has been census revealed. Dr. Maurice lusail, a French Christian physician compared scientific facts of the Bible in the Quran, he found many scientific verses in the Quran. Each of them is correct. And he wrote, he wrote a Christian physician scientists wrote, I cannot find a single area in the Quran. This guy eventually became Muslim. He wrote a book called The Quran in
by Maurice boosah, where he went through these prophecies and the scientific facts in the Quran that were not known to anyone until the present day, they were known by Muhammad peace be upon them. They were revealed in the Quran.
The Quran has many scientific facts are known to man 1400 years ago, they were reviewed in the Quran, each of them is proven to be scientifically true. For instance, The Big Bang Theory of creation of the universe, the planets and odo patterns of the cosmos, the conception in stages of the embryo logical growth, the development of the human, these things revealed in the Bible, I mean, revealed in the Quran excuse me revealed in the Quran, reference to fingerprints, how everyone has a unique fingerprint. This is not known into the 19th century, revealing the Quran 1400 years ago.
How is it possible for an unlimited person Mohammed could not read or write he had no formal educational training? How is it that he an ordinary human being an educated man knew the scientific mirrors mysteries 1400 years ago, when no man on the earth had knowledge of them, you ask yourself that, ask yourself if he is not from God, how did he know these things?
The Gospel of Barnabas as I said, I'm going to spend a brief amount of time on it the Gospel of Barnabas, Barnabas was a very close companion of Jesus. The Bible referred to him as an apostle in Acts 14 and 14 he was an apostle of Jesus, a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and a faith and acts 11 says he was a good man full of the Holy Spirit and faith. In 325 ad, the followers of St. Paul gained control at the Council of Nicea and made the following changes it canonize the four gospels that are read today. It said that these only these four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and john, these are the only ones that we can use, you're not going to use any of the other all of the rest of
them were ordered to be destroyed, including Gospel of Barnabas, they said we're going to use these for because they agree with what we teach. They agree with what we believe everything else, we're going to throw it away. Even Luke himself in his own Testament says that the reason why I wrote this testament the way I wrote it, is because it's what seemed good to me. It's what seemed like would fit with the people with me now because I knew it would be true, but because I knew it would fit with the people. And these are the ones that are the followers of St. Paul at this council decided they were going to keep the rest they did away with Why ask yourself. The only gospel written in
Aramaic, there was one gospel, written in Aramaic, which they did discover pieces of it when they revealed the Dead Sea Scrolls, that were just sayings of Jesus. They had nothing to do with the the old the the the the salvation of mankind through the death of Christ, they were only his sayings. The one one, the one that was revealed in his language was also destroyed.
since I have clearly showed that Islam can be found in the Bible, what Muslims teach can be found in the Bible. We are not saying anything new, we have not revealed Mohammed was not given anything new peace be upon him, he was given that which was given to Adam, which was given to Moses, which was given to Noah, which was given to Abraham, which was given to Jesus peace be upon them all is exactly the same. So now if what we have is exactly the same, if Islam is exactly the same, what is Islam? What is Islam? If it's the same thing been practiced by all the prophets, then what is it? It is not what I'm practicing personally, then what is it and this we must spend some time on? Since
I've showed you how the verification can be proven in the Bible? Let's find a little bit about what is this Islam.
Islam has two meanings a linguistic meaning, the linguistic meaning of Islam, is surrender, purity and peace, basically, that I gained peace through continual submission to the will of God alone.
It also has an Islamic meaning a meaning by given to it by Islam.
If a person fully surrendered himself to Almighty God alone, worshipping Him purely he will live in peace and harmony in this life and in life hereafter. This was the message of Jesus to surrender yourself the greatest commandment, surrender yourself to the Lord your God with all your mind, with all your heart with all your strength, and then Love your neighbor as you love yourself. These are the greatest commandments, and we're not saying anything new. We're quoting and repeating Mohammed, message peace be upon him that was given to all the prophets.
Muslim means a person who submits himself to the will of God. That is it. A Muslim is someone who submits his entire self, to the will of God.
Islam is also based upon six beliefs, six beliefs, five actions or five pillars or five actions, six inward beliefs that are proven by five outward actions. These six beliefs are number one belief, belief in the Almighty God alone, that he is one he has no partners. He does not share his dominion ship with anyone, as the Bible says, that I am the Lord your God, and I am a jealous God says God in Deuteronomy. I am a jealous God. I do not like for you to
Share my Dominion ship with anyone in the Bible. Islam says the same thing. Muhammad peace be upon him taught the same thing. Second is that we believe in the angels, we believe in the angels of God, and we believe in all of them. Also, we believe in all the books, we believe in all the books of God, we believe in the Torah, we believe in the Bible in the original form, which we also believe that they are not now in their original form, they have been corrupted by mankind's hands, and did not contain the original message pieces are still there, as I just showed you. We believe that all the messengers, all the profits, from Adam, to the time of Muhammad, peace be upon him, we believe
in all the messengers, we believe in the Day of Resurrection, that everyone will have to stand before God on the Day of Judgment, and give account for what he's done. And he will be rewarded or punished accordingly. And we also believe in the divine destiny.
We also believe every human being is born pre formatted, to submit to God, this is something that is imprinted into our soul, our soul created by God, out of nothing has within it, that small impression that we know who is God, we have that yearning in our soul that always will lead us towards God, whether we like it or not. For that reason, we cannot go to God on the judgment and say we did not know because for sure, he's gonna say we know you know, because I created yourself. I created your soul, and I know it. No human beings have a freewill. We're able to choose between right and wrong. This is according to Islam. There is no compulsion in religion, I cannot force you
to become Muslim. We cannot force Islam on anyone. Islam was that spread by the sword, because then it would be illegal to do so. Islam was spread by the character and the teachings of Muhammad peace be upon him and the early Muslims. People are born without inherited sin. We did not inherit the sin of Adam. We were responsible as I showed you for our own actions, we cannot bear the sins and the burdens of another. There are no supremacy. All people stand as equals before God in their relation to him. They're all equal, we all will be judged according to the same thing.
We are judged only. We only elevated the levels according to piety, not according to race, creed, creed, tribe, language, nothing, just by our piety before God. That's how we are raised and elevated in level.
belief in Allah. We must believe that there is no deity of worship except Allah worship is for Allah or God alone.
Allah is the proper name for God. Every Christian and Jew is called the deity Allah as well. 15 times the word Allah is in the the Christian Bible on the first page, as we will see, Allah has many attributes and names, which describe him. We see here in the Bible, we see we see the word the first page of the Bible, we see Allah here, we see Allah here, we see a law here we see a lawyer. This is Phil yomim, calepa sembawang. On the first day, Allah created the heavens and earth, the first of the page of the Old Testament, Allah 15 times on this page, we're not doing anything new. We're not saying anything new. This is just a name that is given a title in respect as a proper name for God.
We believe Allah is unique. He has no partners, you cannot imagine him in your head, you cannot picture him on a wall, you cannot picture him in your mind. He alone is the creator of everything that exists. No one helped him create anything, he did it alone without help. He does not have any progeny. He is not born from anyone nor can anything be born from him and there is nothing quite like him. He is neither male nor female. He has no gender. He has no race. He has no creed.
His angels, we believe that they are created from lights, they do not have a free wheel, they can not disobey God. They carry specific tasks such as carrying messages like the angel Gabriel, they protect human beings, and they record our needs. We each have an angel to angels when they record our good deeds. When the record our bad deeds, everything we do say or think is being recorded by these angels. This is the Islamic belief that is the same belief that has been passed on through the ages, his books, we believe in all of them, the scrolls of Abraham, the Torah, the the songs of David, which is known as as the war, the gospel, which is the New Testament, the gospel of Jesus
Christ and His original form. The con Gabriel carried them to the messengers in their original form, they were all 100% correct. The only one that exists now in its original form is Quran revealed in this original language Arabic has not been changed, and 1400 years has not been changed. It is the only one that can still be said to be a solidified source of how I should live my life in front of God. What is the Quran?
The Quran is the last revelation to humankind. It is the principal source of every Muslim faith and practice. It deals with all subjects that concern human beings including wisdom, doctrines, worship and law. Its basic themes are that the relationship between God and His creatures and between people and one another. The Quran provides guidelines for a just society, proper human conduct and equitable
economic principles, all of this in the crime, how to live your life in every aspect is in the Quran, and was exemplified by the life example of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
His messengers, we believe that there was one message for all the messengers, they worship god alone, and do not associate partners with him. This was a single unifying message of all the prophets, worship god alone and do not associate partners with him. All messengers were the best human beings. They did not commit major sins, as the Bible attributes to the prophets of being drunkards and murderers and thieves and scandal mongers, these are not our profits. This is not how the profits were, this is what men have put their hands to, to lower the profits to the level so they could justify their own actions. They brought the profits down because they could not reach
their level. So they would bring them down the people who had the right to change these things, so that they could justify their actions, how I could be any better than this person. Look, he was a adultery. He was a killer, how you expect more from me, he was a prophet, I'm a human being. This was the reason for this justification. None of them are divine. They're all normal human beings, chosen by God to deliver the message.
Jesus Christ peace be upon him was a messenger just like all of the other messengers.
Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, was not the founder of Islam. He did not found this. Prophet Muhammad is the last messenger of Allah. Islam was founded by God himself, his traditions, which are known as his Sunnah. His ways are considered the second source of Islamic knowledge and legislation, after the Quran, before becoming a prophet.
The Arabs used to call him the trustworthy and the truthful al amin, he was known as the trustworthy and the truthful, his message was well accepted by everyone until he started trying to call the people to the worship of one God from paganism, then he became a liar, but he was always known as a truthful person. for Muslims. He is the most beloved person and the example to be followed, we follow Mohammed who was a follower of all of the prophets. Jesus was a follower of all the prophets, they all follow the same way which was revealed to them by God. We are following the last prophet Mohammed because his example his message is still delivered to us in a clear way that has not been
Here's a sample of some of his tradition. So you can see what the teachings of Mohammed were himself were they were they harsh tradition, the push people to slam No, he said, none of you truly believes until he wishes for his brother when he wishes for himself. He eats his field while his neighbor goes without food, he is not a believer. Powerful is not the one who knocks the other one down. But indeed, the powerful one is who can control himself when he's angry. God does not judge you according to your bodies or appearance, but he scans your heart and looks at your deeds. The most harmful container I personally feel is his stomach. A few bites are enough for him or else one third
for his food, one third for his drink, and one third for his breath. These are some of the examples of the wisdom of Mohammed was given to him by God alone. He was not a learned man. All of his knowledge, everything he learned, and the wisdom behind him not being learned was that everything he learned was directly from God alone could not be attributed to anyone else, because his only source was God.
Let's see what other people said about Muhammad peace be upon him.
The more time a famous historian, a famous French historian in Turkey, who spoke French from Turkey, he said in his book, if greatness of purpose, smallness of means, and outstanding results are the three criterias of human genius, who could dare compare any great man in modern history with Muhammad peace be upon him. No one dares to compare with him in the way that his example was in the way his purpose was delivered in review, Bernard Shaw, a very well known name, in western journalism, and in western book writing. He wrote in a book called the genuine Islam, he was not Muslim, by the way.
I believe that if a man like him were to assume the leadership of the modern world, he was succeed in solving its problems in a way that would bring to this world much needed peace and happiness. He also said that if he were a leader of the world today, where he could put be put in charge of the world today, he would solve the world's problems while having an afternoon cup of tea. This is how simple it would be for him. Because why? Because his knowledge was revealed directly by God, he would be able to solve the world's problems with just his answers, and we know that the solution to the world's problems today is nothing else other than Islam. Islam will breed and bring the world
the peace that it is searching for. But people know this. This is the reason why Islam has been given a bad face because we want to avoid this from people. We don't want the people to know this, that Islam is what is going to bring you peace, not terror. We are the ones who bring peace to the world. Muhammad was a mercy into mankind, not something to be afraid of.
Also, Michael Hart, a famous person
Christian, he wrote in his book, ranking the 100 Most Influential People in history. He wrote my choice and he chose as a Christian Mohammed as number one he chose Muhammad is number one. He said, My choice of Mohammed to leave the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers, and may be questioned by others. But he was the only man in history who was surprisingly successful on both religious and secular levels. It is this unparalleled combination of secular and religious influence, which I feel entitled Muhammad to be considered the most influential single figure in human history of humble origin. Mohammed founded and formulated one of the world's
greatest religions, and he became an immensely effective political leader. Today, 13 centuries after his death, his influence is still powerful and persuasive upon the people.
The fifth pillar we have or the fifth belief is in the Day of Judgment, we believe that we will be resurrected after our death.
We also believe that our book of these will be read in front of the people, everything we done will be exposed of that which God has concealed through his forgiveness, we will be accountable for everything that we have done, we will receive a fair judgment in front of God, we will be judged equitably, and with justice in front of God. And then according to our what we have done, we will be either given eternal paradise, or will be sent to hellfire.
Six, divine destiny. This means in Arabic is not as popular, because it means that nothing happens without the knowledge of God, he sits outside of time, he does not see things as we see them through progression of time, He is the creator of time and he sits outside of it, he sees the beginning of time, and the end of time, all at the same time. All of that is encompassed by his knowledge. So he already knows what you're going to do. It's not as if he's gonna make it, you do it, he does not make you do anything you do with your own freewill. But he already knows he already knows what choice you make, he already knows what choice you will not make.
God knows what happens, what is going to happen, and what will happen. He knows the fourth, the fourth means that he knows what will not happen. And if it happened, how it could happen. He knows what choices you will make, what you will not make and what choices that if you were to make them how you would make them and how they would be enacted. This is how encompassing his knowledge is, he knows what will happen, what is happening, what will happen, and he knows what would not happen. And if it did happen, he knows how what would happen. This is how great the knowledge of God is.
Now, the five deeds or the five pillars, number one is the inseparable testimony and we're bringing this thing to a close God willing. The inseparable testimony is layline La MaMa Rasulullah. There is no deity but Allah. There is no god but God is the One True God Allah alone. And Muhammad is His Messenger. This is the number one deed of Islam, that if you believe it in your heart, you must permit it professing with your mouth in order to be saved, which this is in the Bible, that the in the hearts, you believe in the mouth is confessed unto salvation. This is a book of Romans chapter 10. Same thing that Islam is saying.
Establishing the prayer is the second need and the second pillar of Islam, establishing regular prayer for the remembrance of God. This was something that was known in the Bible. David used to pray three times a day facing Jerusalem. Jesus used to pray on a regular basis, Moses prayed on a regular basis, we're not doing anything new. This is in order to keep us in our remembrance of God. In the morning, afternoon, mid afternoon, evening night you cannot forget about God. Well, God is giving us a a method, a system to always have human are remembered to, as they say, pray without ceasing in the Bible, to always have him in his remembrance, three, paying the financial obligation
which is known as a car, you pay a certain percent of your savings to give
for fasting the month of Ramadan, and five making the pilgrimage to Mecca. These are the five deeds of Islam. These are the five things which make someone a Muslim when he does these five things. It was a little more detailed the testimony, the ancestral testimony, this is the key to enter into Islam, to say that there is no DVD of worship except Allah. And that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.
Whoever says this with sincerity in his heart is to be considered a Muslim. This is how you enter into Islam.
Whoever dies on this belief will enter Paradise. Whoever dies on this belief will enter Paradise if your sins are forgiven by God. This is the first key to performing praise.
forming the daily obligations of Salah the five daily prayers. They must be prayed on time. There are certain times of the day the prayers morning, before the sunrise, afternoon, mid afternoon after the sunset evening time. They can be performed on any pure spot in the earth. This was a blessing given to the nation of Muhammad and the Muslims peace be upon him. This was given to the Muslims before the Jews they had to go to temples you cannot pray anyway. You
Have to pray the temple, even in Jerusalem to pray, you have to go to the west of the wall to pray. You have to pray to certain spots. But Mohammed was given peace be upon him. The blessing that the whole world is is a place for prayer for you as long as this appears spot on the earth, one discretion that you must pray towards Mecca. This is the one discretion that you must pay towards Mecca in order to give us a sense of unity. Even Jesus used to pray facing Jerusalem, David prayed facing Jerusalem, the Muslims, early Muslims, the first directional prayer for Muslims was met with Jerusalem. Then it was turned to Mecca, Mecca, a house the Kaaba, built by Abraham himself. This
house was built by Abraham, and by his son Ishmael, so we are and it was the first house on this earth built for the worship of the one God, we're turning ourselves to that remembers that we're worshiping the one God and a sense of unity.
All biblical prophets like Abraham, Moses, Aaron and Jesus film their faces in the praise. His name is reviving the prophetic traditions that people have forgotten. We reviving these traditions we're bringing back into existence that was the people have forgotten.
Three, the financial education or or the cat is 2.5% of any cash savings that are held over for one year five to 10% of agricultural 20% of any extractive resources and minerals, anything that's pulled out of the ground 20% is supposed to be given to the poor and the needy, the right is the right that the poor have upon the rich, it is the right that the poor have upon the rich to keep them from being so poor, it is what evens out in the balance of society. So we have so many different classes of people who do not have the poorest staying poor and the rich thing rich, the poor feeding and author riches wealth, we have the the wealth of the rich, being given to the poor
as the right
Zakah means growth and purification of your wealth, fasting and Ramadan. During the month of Ramadan. during the daylight hours, we do not eat, drink or have any sexual activities from dawn to sunset. It has been described in other nations all nations have fasted it is a ritual of worship which enhances patience and perseverance through discipline. Nothing Jesus fasted as I showed you before all the prophets fasted.
Now, and of course fifth is the the the highest or the pilgrimage one must make to Mecca if he has the opportunity to do so. He goes to Mecca, he endures the trip to meet and have a annual gathering of Muslims to show their unity, to show their solidity to worship God and in the first house ever been worship for God. This is something that all nations made pilgrimage to one place or another. Now let's discuss it in breaking down the last three very important issues that I would like to discuss which are contemporary issues, hijab, or the covering for women, the status of women in Islam and jihad.
Let's look at this picture here. We have a picture here, we have three women, we have Mary, the mother of Jesus in a Christian church, we have a Christian nun. And then we have a Muslim woman. Do we see any any any similarities here, covered, covered, covered, you cannot tell the difference between these three women we're not doing she's not doing anything different than this woman is doing. Following the example of this, who is married the mother of Jesus peace be upon him, nothing new here.
This is a verse from the Quran telling about the reason why women cover but this verse was not revealed just to the women, it was first given to the men. The men also have the hijab, they also have a means of modesty, and say to the believing men, that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty, and that is pure for them. And Allah is aware of what they do. Then it says, and say to the believing women, that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty and that they should not display their beauty, except that which is appearing their face and hands, and to draw their veils or the hijab over all of their bosoms, and not to reveal their beauty except to their
husbands, their fathers, their husbands, fathers, their sons, their husbands sons, their brothers are their brothers, sons or their sisters, sons, all of the relatives that are they cannot marry, they can show these things to them. But this is not for to be shown to the world. This is not something to broadcast to the world. This is something that is a beauty that she alone owns. And she only can display that beauty to someone who is able to have it not just to broadcast it to the world. We treasure women in Islam. We don't just throw them to the world. We protect them. If you had a huge diamond, would you walk around with it in your hand, leave it on top of your car, set it
outside on the street, would you do that? No You wouldn't. You would want to keep it in guarded because it is something precious. This is what we the status that Islam gives to women, that they have something precious, they have something to be protected. They have something to be cherished something that is not just for everyone. It is only for those who are allowed to have them. And the same for men. I don't walk in the streets showing all of them exposing everything. I don't walk in the streets exposing my my private parts in my areas I explain I hide this. I keep this only for someone who is allowed to have which is my wife.
Status of Women
Women in Islam, right men have the right to gain an education. They have the right to be educated, they have the right to engage in business. And when they engage in business, their profits are theirs alone. We don't even as men don't have any right to them. They don't have to give it to their husband, they can keep it. They have the right to engage in professions that keep them in line with Islamic traditions. Somebody who does not take them out of their Islamic way of life. They have the right to engage in public life. They have the right to keep their family name and identity when a sister comes into our system, it gets married, she does not have to take the the name of her
husband, she keeps her own name, her own identity, she is who she is and keeps that identity and her possessions. Everything she owns is hers that her husband does not have a right to take any of it.
If any society and I want this to be very clear, if any society or individual oppresses women discriminates against them, it is against Islam and not because of it. It is not because of Islam. If a man or a society or a nation oppresses women, unjustly, it is against Islam, not because of the teachings of Islam, and it is because of their own shortcomings. Please do not associate this with Islam.
The last topic jihad,
jihad, what is Jihad? You hear Jihad used many different ways you had Islamic fundamentalist terrorism this that no what is Jihad? Jihad has a linguistic meaning also, just like the linguistic meaning needs to strike or struggle to struggle to do something. In Arabic, if they build a huge billing, they will be sent to them. They made a joke on this building joke coming from the word you had no meaning they struggled, they they struggled to make this building. It also has an Islamic meaning. Number one Islamic meaning it is there is a non violent struggle within oneself for a life of peace. This is the number one meaning Islam gives to Jad, a nun nonviolent struggle within
oneself for a life of virtue. And also it has a meaning to fight to establish justice, which is a supreme goal, fight to establish justice and eradicate evil on the earth.
Jihad orders in the tradition of Prophet Mohammed he is some of the rules and regulations that Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him put down as rules for jihad.
You are never to kill innocent people never for no circumstance whatsoever. Can you kill innocent people? The Quran says if you kill one innocent person, it says have you slaughtered all of humanity. And if you say one innocent person is the same as you've saved all humanity, never injured prisoners of war. Do not beat them, you're not capturing them and then killed them cut their heads off. This is against this land, never kill animals, never destroy crops, never destroy infrastructures, not to destroy their whales, not to destroy their their means of communications, as we see is not the same rules that are used against Muslims. You're not to destroy their
infrastructures, you only to fight those who fight you.
You never mutilate the bodies of the enemy's dead or alive. All prisoners of war are given a fair treatment. Even in the times that Mohammed peace be upon him prisoners of war were told, if you can teach 10 Muslim children to read you can go free. You can go free. This was the virtue of Islam. Women and children are protected from harm. You cannot touch women. You cannot touch children, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. During one of the wars that Islam fought. He saw a dead woman laying in the road and he was very upset about this and he pushed the people around him. Why is this woman dead then she was not involved in the battle. This is against Islam. Always bury the dead with
respect, they would always be the dead. Even if they were non Muslim with respect, put them in the ground, give them proper burial treat them with respect. Note, this is 1400 years, these rules these regulations 1400 years before the Geneva Convention, 14 years before Geneva Convention Islam had these laws. This is not something new, same thing.
Muslims are neither allowed to accept slavery or occupation. We're not allowed to be subjugated. We're not allowed to sit by and allow people to put us into slavery to occupy us and allow and oppress us against our religion. This is something we do not accept. We are ordered to fight against this to try to establish justice on the earth. Islam advocates moderation in this aspect. To take whatever means if they can be done diplomatically, do them diplomatically, you first want to try to change it in the most wise manner. Islam abhors extremism. We do not like extremism, extremism to one side or the other. We are moderate. We're in the middle. what God has chosen for us a middle
nation, a middle nation.
Islam abhors terrorism, the word Islamic terrorists, Islamic fundamentalist Islamic extremists, these words are an oxymoron, they cannot fit together. Islam and terrorism do not fit in the same sentence. Because Islam is against terrorism. Terrorism is against Islam. The word War on Terrorism is an oxymoron. You cannot fight a war on terrorism because war itself means the killing of innocent people. The killing of innocent people is terrorism in its definition. So War on Terrorism is an oxymoron cannot happen. You cannot fight a war and terrorism because terrorism is war.
oppression. oppression is a board by Islam, we are not allowed to be the oppressor or be oppressed. Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said to help your brother if he's an oppressor or if he's oppressed. They said, We know how to help him if he's oppressed, but how can we help him if he's an oppressor? He says, stop him from oppressing.
So I finished with this, God willing, you reconcile the proofs with yourself that I have given you, reconcile them with your own hearts, and arrive at the same conclusions that I have arrived at that the true original message of the Bible, and of Jesus Christ Himself, and of Adam, Moses, knowing Jesus, Mohammed is all the same, that the gun they're all their message was that the oneness of God. In the truest sense, their message was the same that God has won in the truest sense of the word, and that they all submitted themselves to God as Muslims, meaning one who submits himself to the will of God. In sha Allah, God willing, through this information, you arrive at the same conclusion
that I arrived, and because it is for the safety of your soul, it is for the salvation of your own soul. The only way to make it to Paradise is to accept God alone as one alone and accept all the prophets, including Mohammed, the last one. This is our message of Islam, that is in the Bible, in the Torah. In the New Testament, we are not doing anything new except reviving or decrease the traditions of the prophets of old. So may God guide you. Ask for his guidance. Go back look with an open heart at the evidences. Ask God to guide you, and God willing, you will arrive at the same conclusions I have right then. Thank you for your time, and I hope that I have been of some
benefits. Thank you for watching the deen show. I said on what am peace be unto you