Channel: Yusuf Estes
Sheikh Yusuf Estes, American Muslim Preacher & Teacher giving public lecture on the topic ‘A Way of Life: Evidence for a Creator’
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When I was in the process of trying to convert
Muslim from Egypt, to become a Christian,
I discovered a lot of things that I didn't know I had assumed, wrongly, that all Muslims were terrorists hijackers kidnappers, that they didn't believe in God, they didn't love Jesus, they worship a black box in the desert, they kiss the ground five times a day, this is pretty much what we had been told, these were the things that the kind of rhetoric that was pumped into our heads. And when we were out here doing, quote, missionary work, these were some of the misconceptions that we suffered on in those days. The person that I had targeted for conversion,
was named Mohammed, a black man from Egypt. And he was very sweet, kind man. And we wound up working together traveling together, and we go long distances in Texas where I lived at the time. And all the way I would be doing these dialogues with him, which were basically me trying to convert him
at one point, and you observe, there's a world around you. And of course, you'd say yes. So how did he get there? Well, for the atheist, of course, there was this big bang took place, and everything just jumped out of nothing, you know, and just all of a sudden, and then there was, you know, this world that was covered with water had blue green algae all over, these bacteria studied at
the beginning that those
things came from,
even in one of their books, as
one of the books is showing how birds were created or evolved involved, there is that word.
It was fish, you know, jumping out of the water, trying to, you know, for millions of years, they were jumping out of the water to eat those flying things that were coming over like bugs and things are flying over. And after so many millions of years of doing that.
This is no logic in this
wizard, even. This is somebody who didn't even take the time they think you can catch somebody real fast with human beings come from monkeys.
Stop and think you've been told that every one of us has been told that this is what the book says.
Think about unlimited human beings. And we live with monkeys, US interesting methods. You can look at human beings, and you can look at monkeys.
If there's such a thing, as humans evolved from monkeys, how come we're still monkeys.
ever was really, like these guys were saying this survival of the fittest is, you know, that's kind of another Buddhist thing. Then all of those things that we
will be there. In fact, you know, one of the oldest things on earth is
cockroaches are one of the oldest things on earth.
And they're the most fragile you can look at a cockroach is the eyes
And there is new evidence anywhere where any species ever evolve to another species relations within species.
Anybody heard of somebody who Charles Darwin?
Was he an expert in this field? Or an amateur,
which was he was an amateur. In fact, it was a hobby for him. He didn't really want to do so many. The reason became popular is because there's some people who liked what he was saying and they were promoting it because it served a purpose.
Whereas the thing that really
grabbed into a lot of his conclusions one thing was it that he discovered so called discovered that made him sure that it was evolution him I know.
pinches where he was born.
Biggest islands off the coast of Ecuador.
Now, these islands,
all have different ecological systems.
In other words, you have a heavy rocks on one side and on another trees on another. So the same exact build
is leaving all these different places. But in each place, the bird has a different bill, the shape of a bill is different, to be able to eat what's available on that island. And when you go from island to island, you observe that evolution
never stopped to think that they're all alive at the same time.
He didn't take into consideration that they had adjusted to the environment. He didn't take in consideration that each and every one of them is alive.
He just said this evolution, trying to prove some points that he had believed to be read from other people who were more or less scientist in areas that they only had theories.
But in October of 1998,
there was a special on PBS talking about the effects of them. We know anybody heard about it? Yes, it never showed again.
That were the phenomenon that was going across that part of the room that was
at the wrong time of the year code at the wrong time do and we had it going on for a couple of years. It was a strange phenomenon.
And how it affected the Galapagos Islands is same place. And so here they're showing what happened.
When it changed in those islands November had the same produce on it, they didn't have the same foliage is this.
And I remember, I remember the announcer on the show, he said that guy would be surprised to find that it didn't take six years for evolution to change the beaks of these finches, that within six months, when the eggs hatched, the beaks have changed to adapt to the environment.
was it doesn't fit the purpose.
How many of you heard
his real name is Ed nanog. Car. And he lives in Turkey in Istanbul. I went to his house last year and we sat together. And through a translator we talked about some of the subjects. Now his websites are very clear on this. The proof is there. If you want to see about the explosion, this whole evolution thing with clear proof. We're talking about scientific and genetic and DNA, chromosomes. All the subjects that are real popular talk about though and read and see for yourself that the biggest and what are not only the biggest frauds it's ever been perpetrated on human beings is this nonsense, that we came out of monkeys.
Now I will say that after considering some of the things in our recent political realm that maybe there could be a few that slip back a few notches.
Besides income taxes, I gotta be careful.
He can elect him again.
And then come back to this poof. Now what I was doing here is just using the rational argument to show you that something is not right. So what is right is where we want to know what is right. Well, what's right is that as far back as we find human beings on the earth, they really aren't that different.
Not to Fatima Jackson, who is one of the professors in American University and she holds a chair for
anthropology was on on television show head on to programs.
Have you heard of CRO Magnon man
Have you heard of Neanderthal man or the Austrian look?
So he assumed because you probably seen the books like I have when I was a kid growing up where it shows this man goes to this man and this one goes to this and so on. So she said that is not true at all. She said we know all of us. She said we know for sure
We're all of them coexisted. At the same time, all these so called men or Homo sapiens were existing at the same time. The reason we get a particular time period a name is because we found more of the remains of those particular homosapiens. Then we did the others. So we knew that they couldn't have progressed, because in each time period, they all existed, but they were more of this than there were that and that's the reason he got the name.
See, it's not common knowledge, but it is, for a fact.
So it's very popular thing to just let people become without faith. And this is what I'm very much opposed to.
I do not want anybody to lose their faith. This is why we're very careful in our work in our project, not to attack other people's beliefs, because I don't need them to become atheists.
This is not a this is not a good way, this is not progressive at all. If we want to talk about, for instance, the Bible, if you want to talk about the Bible, it's very easy to disprove that the English Bible ever came from Jesus. I mean, that's like so easy.
As soon as you realize that the English didn't exist,
even 1000 years ago,
English Bible Jesus
that begin that conversation immediately.
Let's before we even talk about textual criticism, before we talk about the history of the translations and interpolations, etc, etc. But we need to go there. That's not where we want to start. We're not here to disprove, what we want to do is, and this is what a lot has to do to
discuss or argue these points in a way that's better. And the better way is to do what
he's told us. I'm talking to the Muslims right now, where the left has told us is that we believe in what was originally sent down. Yes. So we don't have any doubt about the fact that the Bible originally came from
me know if there is an intervention,
because that's what it says in the call.
So why bother to talk about the
lady again, what's the beginning?
Let us look at this. How many of you know about use value translation?
Is that considered revelation?
Is that revelation that the English use? came down in the middle of the night as a dairy queen?
No, that's crazy stuff. Yeah. So
originally came in the Arabic language to Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam.
Today, yes. So why bother to go through all this role, we can just go to what we have. And talk about that. Isn't that more positive? And
talk about where we had, where when going around telling people what they didn't have.
If a person's smart or not, they can figure Hey, this guy has I learned that
I was in manufacturing, sales marketing for many years. And one of the rules that we always had is, so what you have, okay, so you have to worry about your competition. If you talk about competition, they love to go there and buy anyway.
The competition must be pretty good the way you can talk about it.
And it's much better. You learn about your competition, of course, decided, if it turns out there is is better, maybe we will talk about it.
But then here is
the subject tonight is about salvation. But before we can talk about salvation, it needs to be that we will talk about is there really a god?
Because if there's no need to worry about salvation,
and if there's no next life, who cares?
And this is a real serious problem. Because if people if the vast majority of human beings didn't believe in anything, what would cause them to act with any responsibility?
If we don't have a belief in something, for instance, this take this for an example, somebody goes into the courtroom,
an atheist, okay? And you're asking him to swear in the Bible, he's leaving it up in the ground. He said, on the internet, there's even a swimmer. We want you to swear on what you hold, dear, so that you want to tell the truth?
Was the atheist believe? He said, I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. So help me nothing.
Yes or no? Think about it.
And if he has no anchor, if he has no
four cardinal criteria, he doesn't have any basis, he can do anything he wants to because he would be a No.
He will use the excuse that, hey, you know what's good, you might be bad to somebody else. You know, people talk like that. So
whether it's doesn't make
the face good, just don't hurt anybody else. What do you consider?
So you have to have some kind of basis? Or Where will your society be?
Now, up until the last 50 years?
The number of people on the earth who are atheists has always been in very low percentage from three to 5% and has grown
It's reaching somewhere close to eight 9%. Now, you might think that's not a big deal. I consider that very serious. Very serious, because it means they have no belief in anything. Nothing.
Does anybody know what I'm talking about? You ever met an atheist ever talk to him? Ever wonder where they're coming from?
What do they have? What can they look forward to?
I saw today, they had something on the internet. Anybody know that YouTube?
Works. For YouTube, Islam, that dunk calm.
we're talking about someone who had killed
a number of people.
He killed a number of people.
Now once he knows it, they didn't get it. Once he knows that the maximum he can get is like a 99 year seconds. He's already killed a bunch of people.
what's to stop him from killing Miller now.
He has no conscience. If he doesn't care, he doesn't believe in anything. And he already knows the maximum they can do to me is this.
Show will stop this guy. Nothing.
And that's only one person going around killing people. Stop and think if you get 20 or 30,000 people running around the same way. This is a serious dinner
Okay. All right.
You know what I'm talking about.
When I went to Sweden, they told me that one of the things that we're happy with is the fact that we are a society based on socialism, that the government itself takes care of you, you don't have to worry about it.
From the time you're born until the time you die, from the time you wake up in the morning until the time you go to sleep at night, the government is taking care of you. If you get hurt or injured, they have hospitalization. They have, you know, clinics that are many things for you. If you need education for a job, they have colleges, they have, you know, programs that you can learn at home correspondents anything like this. And if you need a job, they will give you this web and if you can't get a job, they still take care of you if you lose your job or pay your rent.
Stop and think is it willing to really take care of you sounds pretty good. And they
were also the last ones to accept Christianity and the first to kick it out. He said
I wish they kept that with him personally as a Muslim. I didn't like it at all.
It's gone. They said, and we're number one in the world for atheism, no belief.
And number one in the world for suicide,
And the way they said it, it was like, No, that's another thing for us. Right
now, it's Stockholm is in Sweden city is similar to New York in that it's made up of a lot of islands with a lot of bridges. I like that. So I'm taking pictures going along. And my guide is telling me, you know what this bridge we're standing on right now is famous for. And I'm looking at the bridge, you know, and has these big fences going up on it? I said, No, he said people jumping off and killing themselves.
so I can't help myself get down. You can look up the wires.
There's no water down there.
He said, Yeah, because it didn't get your truck roll.
Okay, fascinating hobbies, you people have
leather city coat.
And when we were there, it was this big mountain look kind of like a toasted marshmallow only huge, you know. And I was amazed that I was living talking about that mountain. They said, you know, it's famous for us. I don't know, if people jumping off and killing themselves.
And I'm thinking, you know,
religion Gameboy or something.
Really sad. When I went to Denmark,
will never run for suicide. I met one from Norway. And he said the same thing.
What are we talking about here?
When the guy loses his job to take care of him, but what happens if he loses his wife? What happens if he loses his girlfriend?
What happens if he gets into drugs, so they kill themselves.
This is really an amazing thing, especially if it is an atheist should never want to kill themselves, because they don't have any belief of anything afterwards, they just basically in in it all, giving no possibility at all for a nice day tomorrow.
Just over. So this is really a sad thing.
Again, what I'm saying is, it's very important for those of us who have faith to consider the dangers of leaving faith altogether. Whether you're a Jew or a Christian, or Hindu or Muslim, you need faith in something,
hang on to something, and then to something better comes along, but don't give up. Because there are too many evidences that there is something. Now,
some of the proofs.
First of all, there's a number of atheists who are famous and well known, have actually now come to the idea that there is a God, only they call it intelligent design. How many of you heard that?
Yeah, that's good news. That's very good news. We have them on our website, a vast majority of them have been influenced, believe it or not, that Islam, by the scholars of Islam have taken the time to set up meetings and bring them together and sit with them and show them with scientific evidences from the Quran, from the teachings of Muhammad. And many of the things that many scholars 1000 years ago came up with in Spain, my room and mess or Egypt. And these are actually topics from another
what I want to feature now is some common sense, common sense.
If there is a creator is intelligent design, then this would fit with a couple of common sense points. For instance, if you said to somebody, hey, we had a big storm the other day and a tornado came through.
And then that big came through the junkyard. It picked all the metal up old refrigerators and stoves and automobiles and you know, various and sundry things, pick them out all of these things rolled around and around faster and faster and faster, slamming together banging together high velocity winds, you can't believe how fast and smashing and drop down it was a brand new Rolls Royce with a motor running full of gas
could it happen? Is it possible?
Well, actually, according to logical logic, it's possible. Because you Yes, because you can say, if we did it enough times, let's do the billion times this year 50 billion times, eventually, according to that illogical logic. One time finally this Rolls Royce will drop down motor running for the gas.
But you and I both know, that's absolutely bizarre, that stupid. How did you get this and this is one of the ways that they play with probabilities. The Junior realize that this is this is a waste of time, even if a little kid can shut up.
And later on government spend a lot of money to find out about things like that.
Remember, wasting money digressing from now as a kid, there was a few in the news. And they were really harping on the fact that I've done it wasted a lot of money to study the mating habits of the North American bullfrog.
But to come back to this subject of proof, now, we realize that the random chance doesn't really produce anything. Because if you took all of the elements in the universe, and randomly slammed them together billions and billions of times, they still would never form one molecule, a protein, a protein that is the basis of life itself, okay? And you will never get a molecule of protein by accident. By slamming all the elements together, it just doesn't happen. So how did life begin? Now according to the latest latest science, life starts with water? How many of you know that life starts with water? Yes. Well guess what it said in the Quran 1400 years ago, now I'm introducing the
They said that Allah said he brought all life out of water.
1400 years ago. Another thing that they're coming up with now is saying, well, that's not really just a random chance, Big Bang. But there was something that took place a long time ago. And there was a solid, and it separated out. Well, this is exactly what was said in the crime as well. But who created that solid in the beginning? Where did it come from? You can't just say there was a big rock floating and then it blew up. It doesn't work like that you have to prove what did the walk come from? How did it get to me? What caused it to blow up?
Or another random chance? Then there's the philosophy of theory that all of a sudden it became so dense that why?
because gravity was pulling from the inside How?
three things that they will use, that you and I are not really able to disprove. One is time, we use a 4 billion years ago.
But you don't have a clue. And then they talk about distance 800 million light years from Earth.
So what are we talking about now is, if there's some proof at all, if there's any evidence at all have something concrete that you can look at? Shouldn't you consider that over these nonsense theories? Yes or no? Yes or no? Okay.
You can look at yourself as a human being you don't have to go very far you can look at yourself, and realize that we today cannot produce a robot that will do all the things a human being will do. Can we
ever thought about would it be cool if you had a robot, you can push buttons and tell it to do stuff? This is a fantasy, you know that they've had a lot of science fiction stuff for years, especially in some of the more recent movies talking about iRobot I don't know if you know that one is so real, you know? Well, in case you didn't know that really was a real person.
A real person to speak. And it was a lot of stuff that they put in there with the with the graphics and so on, but it's not really you know,
listen to this. We can't even come up with something equal to the human eye.
Never mind the whole body. We can't match one hour we can we
because the eye automatically focuses. When you look close. Do this, look at your hand.
Look at it. Now quickly look up to the distance in your eyes and the focuses
of the light
I can't see it up close anymore, my hands.
still, your eye refocuses this quick.
And we got cameras over here some real high tech stuff, they still isn't gonna recover that quick. And if a light hits the camera lens, and throws it off, it takes time for it to recover.
And if it gets too cold, these camera lenses get this moisture on them, and it messes them up. And I know because we work with that all the time. And these are very expensive optics. And we can't even match one eyeball. Oh, yeah. And one other thing, if you don't bring enough batteries,
picking on somebody mentioned who
So we really start to think about it, we cannot produce even one molecule of protein. We can't even get close to copying what one I can do.
And in How about this one?
fingerprints, we use fingerprints for identification. Is that true or false? Because they're always different.
Have you ever wanted that? That?
You never thought about it? Because it's this there? Consider it.
But also you will notice this?
How many trees are in the world? Anybody know?
Anyone go there? Do you? Consider how many trees there are? How many kinds of trees there are? How many leaves are on all the trees. And there are no two leaves exactly alike.
Vision Wait a minute, I'm sure we could find to like, Try it. Try it. Because even if you found two that were the exact same color, they wouldn't be the same shape, same shape, they wouldn't be the same weight. The moisture content wouldn't be the same. It is impossible. And yet we look at each one and they have a design. Each one is utterly fascinating to look at. Look at those leaves. And how did they come out that snowflakes is another one they cover that no two snowflakes are like that one, I can't put it because very time to get it into the lab that melts. But for sure, these designs, why hell. Now here's something for you to think about. Again, just using your logic, your
Human beings cannot really see the planets with our naked eyes. We see stuff out there, but we don't know what we're looking at is this shiny balls at night. That's what it is. is shiny stuff. It really, we would guess. And that's what they used to do. The Greeks and Romans made all kinds of guesses that what was out there
and gave it all kind of names.
And how about molecules and molecules until we had microscopes. So interior with telescopes and microscopes, we really didn't know what was out there. Not really. And even now, we're not sure we still have theories about the atoms natural. But with both of these two optic assist
that of the macro and that of the micro.
What do we observe?
When the spheres Yes, around spheres, no triangles, no rectangles, all of them are spheres. And all of them are in some form of orbits true.
rotating in in orbits, and then those orbits and things are all moving within everything. Is it true or false? Is that? Have you seen some of the pictures? How many of you
men and black men in black men how it ended when it did that shot where it comes up off the earth and then you can see the galaxy, the solar system, you see the Milky Way and all of this and then suddenly, all of it was really in this sphere? And it was some big thing came marbles.
Yeah. How can they know the grilling Blackfish for the Muslim sisters with? Nevermind
is a topic for your ad next time Do women in Blackpool and your movies? So
having said this, I want you to think about this. How could it be 1400 years ago, a man living in the desert who couldn't read couldn't write would come up with a very beautiful piece of
not poetry, something far beyond poetry, a recitation that clearly states
about these herbs, swimming training in the earth and it uses the word
it's Kara is that winding? Like when a man puts a turban on his head? This is
doing this How? How would anybody know? And mentioning about the sun in an orbit? Now that's not something that we knew until the last century.
The sun also is in orbit.
And when to look to the human being itself? And how are we, when we first are created inside of the mother, what takes place first, and some of you maybe you've seen some of the examples, some of the pictures under the microscopes when they show what happens at the point of conception, when the egg is fertilized.
When a sperm catches that little egg, and is fertilized, that you can see that under a microscope, what happens? It attaches itself to the wall, the lining of the uterus.
And then when it does that, it finds a clot of blood.
And when it does that, it begins to pull its life from the mother from the host pulling it's like,
yeah, it was me
14 years ago, did anybody know that? And I promise you they didn't.
In the European circles of knowledge, they thought even as recently as a few 100 years ago, that a human being had the full shape of a human being instead of the mother on it was this little, small guy, little tiny guy, and he just got bigger, bigger, bigger, bigger, bigger, better, that's what they thought
they had no clue. But yet 1400 years ago, the very first words that came in the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon or something like this.
This means the haka.
Simon, in our
recite in the name of your verb who created human beings,
from Allah, Allah in Arabic, and Allah can you go to the now read or Arabic dictionary, and you find an Alec is the leech you know the leech, that he was swimming in the water, and then this leech thing that's on
steroids. It's blood,
blood sucking leech, kind of like a lawyer.
And it was okay.
And it says also, that this is a cleaning object, something clean, that attaches itself, and then also another name for his blood plot.
And that is what a human being is, when he starts out, and it doesn't start out as a human being in shape, it starts out is this little looks like a tube lump. And that is described in the Quran, with the
needs of children if you have a piece of chewing gum
down, that's a motorcar in Arabic.
The words that are used in the Koran to describe the beginning of the human being and the fetus inside of the Mother,
are exactly describing things that can only be seen under microscopes. And so much so that some of the embryologist today who have learned this, have opted to use these words rather than make up new words. They said you already got words for let's use that.
The proof of this I want you to see the videos, I don't want you to take my word for it. I've already told you about my credibility. I'm from Texas. That means
so go ahead and check it out for yourself. Go to the website sciences lam.com. And look for the videos on there and watch nine different scientists of different disciplines.
embryology, being one of those and see what they said. They never had any idea about this until they learn what the Quran is actually teaching and saying 1400 years ago, and every one of them is amazed. And every one of them is saying the same thing is cannot be from a human being. It cannot be the time. It's not possible. And it must be from a god or a higher being or some kind of intelligence or God and once went so far as to say or law. And while he was speaking like I'm speaking here tonight, he said I guess it's time for me to say a shadow.
A shadow Mohammed Ursula, you can see it on the video for yourself.
The good news is that once you realize there is a God there is a hereafter
There is some purpose for your life. You don't have to throw your life away. Just because you're having bad times. There is good news. Before we talk about salvation on the Day of Judgment, I want everybody to realize that there's a reason for us to keep going here. Because if you kill yourself, you have no hope at all, on the day of judgment, there are atheists, according to his own belief doesn't have any hope for anything.
Nor was the Christian, the Jew or the Muslim. And so when I address, especially the youth, I want you to be sure to tell others the same thing. This is a very critical thing, we have too many people committing suicide today, too many people run around killing each other, and then killing themselves. This is this is not funny. And there's nothing good about this. And until the people come to grips with a faith that they can hold on to, it's going to continue like that. So we need to promote faith, as don't destroy each other's faith, let's work together to build and for sure, we'll be the one who will sorted out in the end. But at least we'll work together along the way, learn
from each other, share with each other. And then ultimately, it's going to be him because he's the judge. That for us as Muslims, this is our salvation, you know, in our program with this in the next few minutes.
For us what we don't do, we don't tell people if you come to Islam, you automatically have separation. That's not true. We don't tell you if you just say the magic words, Shadow, a lemon law, then everything's clean, smooth for you after that, as a matter of fact, the opposite is true. In fact, if you come to Islam, the only thing we can promise you for sure as hell fire.
ways to do that. But if you want to get salvations, then you have to believe correctly, and you have to work toward it. This is this goes hand in hand. Where is faith and works together. If you have faith without works, it's dead is nothing. That sound familiar. That's in the Bible. Faith without works is dead. But at the same time, your works. Your actions and deeds before the Lord are nothing.
Nothing if you don't have proper faith. And again, that sounds like the Bible. A quote from Paul this time. The other one is from James, but from ball, you find the same thing that your good works are filthy rags before the Lord. So your actions are not going to save you. Your faith will save you, but your faith and your actions together.
Still not save you. And it's not just now you saying oh man is a tough religion? Well, look how tough it really is.
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Every joint in your body you owe an act of charity every day for each joint.
Is it possible to do that?
You're in trouble.
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Good. I'm Kevin for today.
So this is meaning already you had a problem, right?
That's not the end of it. There's no
problem, Mohammed, peace be upon us.
When it comes to the idea of salvation to be forgiven, to enter into the agenda, or paradise, he told us that this is a long, hard road. He told us this is not going to be easy. And in fact, those who want to get the closest to be tested the most.
in chapter 29, it's called
Maybe human beings are going to be left alone because they said we believe and they will be put into a great test. A great tribulation.
Just as the people that fail through this kind of tribulation, and he will do it again to us to show who are telling the truth and who are the liars.
A lot of faiths will tell you
Come join us. It's automatic. Just say the magic words and you're saved.
understand the opposite
effect, the first thing is gonna happen, you're gonna get smacked with a test.
You can get it hard.
Why would anybody want to do that?
Nothing in our face. I've heard many times, with the leaders of the faith, your bishops, your priests, rabbis, and so on. These were holding in either the holding in these, the best place located for them in a paradise right? After all the guys.
Islam tells us wrong. God Almighty is gonna start the fire of hell with the scholars of Islam, who preached but didn't follow the teachings
do understand that he's gonna start fire up, the fire of hell will be started with Muslims
who preached that will live up to it? That's scary in it.
Makes you wonder why Islam is still the fastest growing religion in
America who comes into STEM the very amongst women.
And yet the media tells you women are very abused, put down.
Are you abused? No.
Are you communist?
Think about what I just said.
There's no encouragement there. I mean, there's no free ride is it? But here's one thing. Here's one thing I want you to think about this. When Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he led the prayers and he turned to his companions. One day, he said to them, know that is going to enter Paradise.
Except that God's mercy, only
know that he will enter Paradise except by God's mercy. They said even he said, Even me
want to talk about this. But listen to this one. He gave an example. He said, there will be somebody who will come on the Day of Judgment, he will have a mountain of good deeds, and no bad deeds is just an example because everybody will have bad knees. But he said this was an example, somebody coming with a noun of the dates, no bad deeds, and will be asked, Would you like to enter paradise on your good deeds, or on the mercy of God?
These are my babies. And so they will be out,
which is a balanced
design. And on one side, they will put all this good deeds over here. And on the other side,
the mercy of the law, for one eye, one eye, the value of one eye, and it totally outweighs all the deeds.
They will be asked again now, he said, I think I wrote in on the mercy of God.
Because we take for granted every day, the mercy that he's given us. You can see, Where is that coming from? You can smell Where is this coming from? You have taste buds, you have a brain.
You have love in your heart, you have compassion, you have the ability to figure things out. You have things that happen to you everyday you say, Well, how could that be? How did this happen? This is a coincidence. Things happen to you. And where did this come from? Who is making these things happen for you? And you don't even want to stay? Thank you.
You don't want to stop long enough just to say thank you, and you want to take time to obey Him. You don't want to do what he wants you to do.
Now for the Jews, for the Christian.
And for the Muslim, there are some commandments.
The first and foremost that the commandments for the Muslim is Thou shalt not
have any other gods beside God. That's for Muslims. The Christians have something like that.
Do they? Well check out Exodus chapter 22.
Chapter five, check out Mark chapter 12, verse 29, and see if it doesn't say that exactly.
In fact, in Mark 1229, according to this English it says that Jesus is telling them, peace be upon him. To know Israel, the Lord your God is One Lord.
And we love how much love we have for God. How much everything
is a good expression here with all
your might, mind and strength. All
that's what it says in the Bible. How much do we have to have is Muslim? How about if I only have 99? Point 99% for Allah, but I also worship something else over here.
Can I stay with us? Nope.
So we see again, it's all 100% first commandment.
So if you look down the list of the 10 commandments, you'd find that wow, same thing almost exactly in the same order.
Now, again, I'm going to ask that like I did in the beginning of the program for a wrap it up? How many are not Muslim? Again, put your hands up if you're not Muslim, because I need to ask you a question. Okay. Are you familiar with the 10 commandments? Do you know all of them?
You think if there was a first one I gave you the first one. What's the second one?
Do not. Maybe there is no commandment that says murder?
No, he should call the free.
As well as says, Thou shalt not kill.
But actually, what you said would be better since it's a bad translation that says Thou shalt not kill. Because if you take what I just said, Thou shalt not kill, then you die. You know why? Because we can't eat unless we kill something. You have to kill rice you have to kill kill plants so you can eat vegetarian. So yes, murder is more appropriate. That's exactly what we have in Islam. That's our commandment you're trying to borrow here.
But it's not unlimited two. Who knows what number two is? Somebody raise your hand for me number two. It's okay if you get your Bible when you cheat, I don't care.
Anyway, number two
love your neighbor?
there was no commandment Love your neighbor.
Okay, not in the 10 commandments. This is something that's mentioned by Jesus in the New Testament. When he says that I give you a commandment life that you love your brother as yourself. Okay? Love Your brother as yourself. He's describing a kind of love to have to suddenly get the wrong idea which is supposed to do with your neighbor. Okay.
Ask the audience on that one, I think No,
no, that's not number two. Yes.
What did he say?
That's not number two.
What about string games?
You don't want
to that is a commandment, but no, no, we do.
Establish the path
shall not make on to me any graven image of anything that walks upon the earth like a man swims in the sea beneath like a fish
bed like a bird. And I was sitting in the congregation one time looking right up at the pastor watching this and I suddenly it hit me, I get the book in my hand, and I'm reading it and I'm looking right at him, behind him as a man and I said, Oh, man, an image of a man in the church. And then I thought there was a podium right there had a big fish, fishers of men, you know, and then behind him is a stained glass window.
That was two what's number three? Anybody know? number three?
Yes, that's right.
Number three is don't take the Lord by God's name in vain.
you're disqualified. You cannot answer the next question.
googling over there
is better than ogling.
So you not Muslim? I didn't know about this. That it is not right for men to stay.
We are told in the Quran to lower our gaze. Yes. So one of our values came from the Middle East and he got over here and he's like this girl's gone.
be allowed one glance. Anyhow.
Number four. Number four says
to Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy Sabbath. Which means of course, which
Friday, Saturday, Sunday?
Hebrew word it's a number. It's a number. And in Arabic, we had a very similar to sabath.
Okay, very good. Now, that means the same thing. I will start counting on Sunday. That'll be one Monday to Tuesday, three Wednesday for Thursday, five Friday.
Seven is Saturday, isn't it? Isn't it? The seventh day of the week? This
is Saturday. How did you find that being Sunday? Anybody know?
It's on the Catholic website.
The whole entire day?
When did this happen?
Not according to Catholic website Catholic website says that this happened in 325 ad in August, that the Nicene council will change
officially, we also changed officially the day of Jesus birth to be the 25th of December at the same time, and that's when they canonize the Bible. And on and on and on.
Age and stuff like that. I didn't change a word is exactly like it is from
this show, you know,
for us, they continue to use in seventh day
On Saturday, but it might like to know also that the Council of Nicea was convened by Constantine and Constantine was a sun worshiper. He was in a cult called Sol Invictus. And for him that worked out really good to change it to Sunday, because far as he's concerned, the Lord was the son. And he was the son of the Son, or Son of God Himself. But that's another story. I'm just letting you understand that. Seven is the commandment here. Saturday was the next one.
Almost wrap up the next one. Number five. Anybody want to take a guess at this? Number Five?
All the answers here. How can you guys know more about these commandments than the Christian? What's up with this? This is embarrassing.
your father and your mother.
Yeah, that's where it comes in. How important is it to honor your mother, your father and his
brother Muhammad peace be upon him said that alone will not look at a person human day and judgment. Who dishonored the parents, if he didn't take care of them, and give them service. He's not in the look at them on the Day of Judgment. So this is how important it is, regardless of their religion. So even if they're not Muslim, you still have to give them proper service and take care of them. In the Quran. Allah says very clearly, when they grow old, and they're in farming, you're taking care of them to lay the ring of mercy to them, because they raised you up when you were little. And he continues by telling you not be able to say, by taking care of them. He's very clear about the
subject. That's number six.
Thou shalt not kill is what it says.
That makes better sense. It does say Thou shalt not kill again, I'll repeat. Imagine if you can't kill anything, what would you eat?
can even kill a tree kills kill can't kill anything, I guess you could wait to get well, you know, you could find something that was already dead, maybe
not really murdering animals. We're taking the life so that you can feed people. And that's what you raise him up for? Does?
Anybody know? The next one? number seven.
right off the bat.
What does it say? Isn't this you got a you got a phrase in the Bible. You got a good part of a whole chapter in the Quran about this. Read about it. It's insertion point for chapter 24. So on, you're talking all about adultery. It's a big subject there. But that's not the only place it deals with other places in the Quran as well. making it clear, not only then, but what happens when people do and then what are the ramifications afterwards? What are punishments? What is forgiveness, etc, etc, etc. And it be very amazed, and how much it makes sense, a logic that goes along with it. What's the next one? Yeah, anybody know? Number eight?
steel. That's right. And we have a lot about that in the Quran as well about taking things that don't belong to you. That's not good. And then next,
get the numbers yet Hold on.
bearing witness, in other words, Don't lie. Now this is a place of finding the commandments here that we know that this expression occurs in the Quran over and over and over and over. And the word is covered, covered. It's throughout the Quran, and it's saying people who deny God
they're liars. Those who are liars will not enter Paradise. A Muslim cannot lie and still be a Muslim. They came the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. And they asked him could a coward somebody runs away in a war called Jawbone in the Arabic language? Could he be a believer? He said yes, somebody could still be a blu ray. So we read about one who's tight with is really very tight with his knee.
And he said he could still be
a liar is not a believer.
Okay, we're at the very last commandment and this was about me coveting. don't envy your neighbor's wife, nor his ass is what it says. Referring to the rule, of course.
It's what it says,
me in so silly is so serious, that it is a dangerous thing, it hurts you. And it hurts the people that you do it to. So much so that we have in the Quran, a way to seek protection against envy. And the ones who do envy, the ones who do it and it's in the next to the last sort of look on, and it's called acid. acid is NB ns forbidding it. And it's telling you to seek refuge in the law, from doing or being around those who did or the effects of the public good, or bad thing. So all of the things that we just talked about, in the Bible, we found not only did you find, found clarification details in the Koran.
Now, that's the end of our program. What I want to do now is give you a way to follow up. Many of you have questions you'd like to get clarification, maybe expand on it a little bit more. I've already told you some of the websites that some of the things about the Bible you might like to know I wrote a book
about the Bible, called Bible a closer look.
But I decided not to sell the book, I wanted it to be free for everybody, so I didn't have it published. Instead, I put it on the internet and you can have it free and you can edit it you can print it out in PDF format, you can simply go to Islam code.com. And you'll find it over there. You can also go to 911 Bible, and in that's where you'll find it in the PDF format. This is the same book. I mentioned when I started reach to faith and I want to wrap it up by mentioning one more time with being show you're watching the deen show. And you need to tune in right here regularly and see more of the deen show. So until next time, peace be upon you for Santa Monica mom Tila