Channel: Yusuf Estes
In this Talk Yusuf Estes discusses some of the events that will lead up to the return of Jesus, and major events that will take place after his return.
A must listen talk.
Has anybody here? Ever been here?
If you're not here, raise your hand.
Okay, one from Egypt, two from you.
They're still coming in the door.
The tickets are free right?
Any Muslims with us today? Muslim? Raise your hand if
anybody has not Muslim yet Raise your hand.
123 I've been I've been surrounded by all these terrorists.
I've been reading the newspaper too much.
What he tried to tell me
with a burner use it is for the burden. So what
is useless? Can you say users?
right the first time all these years my wife still says useless.
We have a very special and beautiful subject tonight. And I feel very happy, very honored. That Allah subhanaw taala. God Almighty, will let me be the one to talk about this favorite topic of mine. And this stuffing his face in the Mario.
Now for the Muslims. We know exactly what that means. But somebody who doesn't know the Arabic language, they might say, what did he say was that
we translate that to say, Jesus, the son of Mary, peace be upon.
I want to dimension before we got started a couple of things in the etymology of words, thing, and what do we mean by these words? And the first word that we want to talk about tonight is ERISA.
And how can you say ERISA what who is Isa?
Why don't you just say Jesus like normal people.
Actually, if you read
from the Old Testament, the book or the Torah of the yahoodi, the Jewish you'll find that the person that's mentioned there,
his name, they have one, they say he saw his saw, and this person is not the Jesus that we know today. But we find that this word was used long, long, long ago, one of the descendants from Abraham. And by the way, while we're on the subject of names, we don't say Abraham, his name was Ebrahim. And you should know that because Jewish they don't eat him. So they like
I told him, they laugh at anything.
We have a very good crowd with us tonight, martial law. And this subject of Jesus era, salaam peace be upon him, is a very special one to me, because for many years, almost 50 years, I was a Christian,
and Christians, they love Jesus. After all, that's what Christian means. This is somebody who follows Christ.
But guess what? That's another word that we have to understand. Where does it mean where did it come from? Christ comes from Christos. Christos is not Arabic. It's not Hebrew. It's not Aramaic. It's Greek is a Greek word Christos.
And it got short in the grist and then it became pronounced Christ. So, basically what we're learning is when we take things to English, we mispronounced them pretty bad. So it's nice to know how to go back to the original language and get a feel of what it was like 2000 years ago for Jesus and even all the way back five 610 1000 years ago for Moosa, who's looser
Can you guess musei? Must be? Bow roses? Yeah.
How about this one? No? Who's No?
No. Wha? Yeah. How about yaku?
Jacob as good How about
You can't guess I could never have guessed that if somebody didn't tell me I wouldn't know
that Jacob also No, no job,
Joe, whose job it needs to have an Eon and are two O's must be job. And we all need a job, you know,
especially these days.
Job, where are you?
Actually, he was a very, very special
message messenger of Allah upon Teller, a prophet of God, because he had a character about him that if you know any Buddhists and you'd like to help them know about Islam, they'd say so many good things about Buddha. One of the things they told me is the Buddha gave his own arm. So the Elian goodies it
said, The lion has to have something to eat too. So just give him an arm, you know, we don't know if it's a true story because obviously they don't authenticate what they do, like we do with Hades. But what we do know is for sure, the prophet Mohammed Aslam told us about this person.
And what he said about you that he was so really humble in front of Allah. in many, many ways, we didn't ever even meet somebody like this, it was very, very humble. And when he was afflicted with his disease and everything, so suffering so much,
he had what we call magnet in his, on his arm, you know, some disease, and this life form called mega living there, it fell off onto the ground.
And he picked it up, and he put it back and they said, What is this? He said, all the creatures and even this thing, have their response. Their
daily bread, is what's written for them. And he put him back so he could live.
I think that
the more we know about all of the prophets, it helps us to understand something in Islam.
Outside, when you come in to this door, you noticed just over here to my left, as you go out, there are stories of some of the prophets just a little taste to let you understand, you might start out saying, Okay, I know who is Noah and I know who's Abraham and word Minh, why you call him the second father of humanity. And why Abraham, you're saying is the front of Allah? Why Moses, you said his the common law, what what is, okay? Take some time and understand that these are great people to us.
I noticed that somebody put on there. They are ordinary people. I know, they were trying to say that they weren't gods, and that's fine, but they're not ordinary people. Because ordinary people like us.
We make a lot of bad mistakes, our prophets, our prophets didn't make these major mistakes. They didn't do what some people say they did. Because all the profits to us as Muslims, they're very high. They're very, very, very high. We put them above our own head, because we not just because we love them, we honor them, we revere them, and we follow them, and how could we follow somebody who's doing bad things? So a prophet, somebody who's coming to give us a message from Almighty God, he has to have outstanding character, his character has to be above reproach, so that the people following him would not make the same kinds of mistakes. Now, you might say, well, the Bible says this, the
Bible says that, as soon as you do, I'm going to ask you which Bible? There are many. And one of them may say something I don't know. Maybe it doesn't say that. Because not all of them are the same. For us. We don't have two different opinions. Any question you have about Islam, especially when you're here at this center?
You need to know these two things. In Islam, we have to tell the truth, or else we can go to hell forever. Muslims will never knowingly lie about anything to do with Islam.
And the second thing is the proof. Even if we made a mistake, and it could happen, you can verify it because everything in Islam is clear. It's
Right in front of you, what do you want to know about Islam? It's there. We have only one Quran not two versions, not three, not four not but it's gone and it's only Quran in Arabic In the Arabic language.
The same holds true for the headies. We know the prophets Allah salami said in this essay Buhari chapter one called tablet in mind in the Sahai of his collection, and it says on the authority of Omar radi Allahu anhu, in Yuma from Albania, that every single action will be according to the intention. No, there's not two versions of this. And if you ask any Muslim was the first day they can tell you this. And if you ask him, even you start the Hadees he can finish it for you.
The same is true of the Quran, somebody start to recite something, and he stops. Maybe the man forgets something or he's hesitating. There'll be somebody in the crowd in the gym, who will help him. If he was to say for instance, I'll blame initiate onresume Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Allahu
Ahad Oh, who's? Summer? lamb?
lamb? Well, lamb?
No. See, All I said was lamb, Walla Mala. But they know the rest of it. Because this is how it works in Islam. So for those who don't know, and you never had a chance to be around Muslims to find out, there is not two versions. It's one. And you can check it out. To us, these prophets, all of them are far above us. But they're not God. They are human beings just like us. They're born. They eat food.
They drink, not alcohol. And they go to the bathroom.
And they get home. And they die.
For us as Muslims with our description of Almighty Allah, they couldn't be alone. None of them could be alone. Abraham could not be alone.
And anybody who's Jewish would say yeah, that's right.
And Moses couldn't be a law. And it would say, Yeah, that makes sense. How could Moses be alone? And if you said,
Well, what about Jesus? No, no, he could be God. What?
What would you say that? Because he's the Christ. Now we came back to the word that I was talking about. He's the Christ, don't you believe is the Christ? Yes, we do.
Well, there you are. There's your proof.
Why? Do you think Christ means God?
If it did, then Christians would all be gods.
We can say name must be God school. No.
Likewise, it just think for a minute. When you say this word, you didn't know what it is. Maybe somebody will tell you it's Messiah. Oh, you believe is the Messiah? The Messiah is predicted in the Old Testament.
Did you know that the word Christos is the translation of the word Messiah is the same word. Just another language. If I said bait
from Arabic bait, I'm not talking about the English word, you know, to catch fish. Talking about a house.
In English, it's house. You didn't change any new talking about the words.
So somebody, one of the preachers that I used to know that they used to say a lot of stuff. One of them, he said,
Jesus is the logos. And the people were like, really? Yours it says in the Bible, use the logos. Wow, that sounds pretty powerful than it logos. Anybody know what's logos? Huh? He didn't know. Okay, you know, the image on the outside of the building? That blue thing? That's called the logo. You got one up here?
That's a logo. This is the blue image of this building that we're in, isn't it? Or is that a person making salad? Maybe? I don't know. I just looking at. This is called a logo. Why do you know it's called the logo from the same word from Greek.
It means word itself means So this represents a word when something an image or picture represents a word. You call it a logo, like Coca Cola.
As a logo, and by the way, if you turn Coca Cola upside down and backwards and move some letters around, it kind of looks like la Mecca, la Mohammed. But you have to twist it a lot. But the good news you can flip it back over after that twisted around this way it said Muslim waste their time on the computer. Anyone?
You got that one, right?
Muslims, I love you, but you waste your time.
So anyway, the word, the word logo literally means word. That's all. But it was a new way to capture his audience, logos and he became famous. Suddenly, everybody was said, logos, logos, logos, and people were amazed. Oh, he's the logos. It means word. Exactly what it means word. And if you said Jesus is the Word
we would say it's in the Quran.
Kalamata Allah, the word of Allah, but how that works, and it's out there on the wall, you can read it for yourself. How that works, is what Allah said in the Quran, Chapter 19 called surah. Miriam. And by the way, before going any further, how important is married to us? Who very important, Allah says she's the best woman he created.
And when we say, even the Merriam, Miriam, the son of Mary, this is a very special title. And she's a very special lady.
In fact, a lot. Look how Allah give her so much distinction. He has a chapter chapter four, called the women. That's for all women, doesn't have to even be Muslim. He talks about woman, but the only one mentioned by clear name and everything in the Koran. And she has not only her name mentioned throughout the parent, she has her own chapter, chapter Miriam. That's chapter 19. So this how much Allah is bragging about her and saying how good she is.
Now, when the angel came to Miriam, she was a young girl, and she was in the temple. And the angel came to her and told her that she was going to have a baby.
And how is this?
Since no man has touched me, and by the way, she's still an angel, and you keep your distance too
He says, Take it easy, no, big give me a Texas translation. So
he says, Your Lord says he's turning to what Allah says. Your Lord says, it is easy. It's easy for Allah. Whenever he wants anything done. He just says, Kuhn, fire Kuhn,
how is it going?
Fire Khun B, and it is, and this is what we find, really, the monotheistic religions before Islam saying the same thing, any commandment of Allah, He says Be and it is just like that. No hesitation. Not a nanosecond, then. And so this was the creation of Jesus in the first place. So he is the word overlord spoken, and the word becomes alive, becomes flesh. And what is that? That's the miracle.
Now we find, I'm comparing a horse to the Bible, and backgrounds in the Bible can't help it. We find in the book of john, a story like this, in the beginning was the Word the Word was God and God's Word, the Word became flesh. And like that, we know that this is not true for us.
And somebody in the translation said the word was God.
But in the corny Greek, it didn't say that. It just said the word God.
Meaning this like an Arabic word. There's a lot of things that we don't have all these little connectors in Arabic, but you know what it means? Clear here. And so
Kelvin to law,
Kalamata law, there's only two words their word and a law. But it doesn't mean a law is the word of the word is the law or any of that? Because how would you speak and make yourself exist? That's kind of strange.
But anyway, we'll come back to our subject and our subject is about Jesus in particular than last days, he has returned to the earth.
In order to do this, I'm naturally have to skip over a lot of the stuff I love to talk about, but just let me take a second or two, couple minutes maybe to talk about Jesus or his son and his mission. He's born as we now know, a miracle birth in a way no
The person who was ever born
he was born with no father. Is that a miracle? Yes. Is that the biggest miracle that ever happened? No, of course not. The universe is a bigger miracle. I'm sorry. You know, one person is important, but the universe, that's pretty big.
But okay, just human being is that the biggest miracle in ever having a human being? No, not exactly.
Was there ever a woman?
A woman, however? who is born
with no mother?
A mother? No mother, here a mother, children come out of the mother.
But how could a woman be born? And no mother?
So where did Eve come from?
Oh, is that a bigger miracle? Yes or no? Yes or no? Bigger? No.
So wait a minute. What about Adam? Did you have a mother? No, father? No.
In fact, wasn't he created from dirt?
Yes or no?
If you can believe that. And all the Bible we're talking about or Quran that we're talking about? They say the same thing. If you believe that, why would you put a bigger thing on Eve? Haha, then Adam, you don't get excited about Adam. Okay, this is normal. We see people have been coming up out of the dirt every day.
But a lady coming from a bone This is amazing.
But hold on. Now later, one of the descendants 1000s of years later, a girl has a baby.
But no husband, No, father, just a miracle birth. So we have miracle birth one way. But we also had a miracle birth another way, a woman born with no mother. And wait, the biggest miracle of obviously has to be Adam, coming from dirt. No mother, no father. And by the way, would never worship Adam or Eve, would we? No, of course not. So
already, you start to see a different perspective that the Muslims have about Jesus. At the same time, we will tell you that he did many miracles.
Not only he was a miracle in his birth, something out of the ordinary something out of doesn't fit the science, but it happened. He also did miracles, curing the leper, one who has skin disease journey.
Somebody is sick, they get well, somebody is blind, born blind. And now they can see. That's a big miracle. But how about this? Somebody's dead.
No heartbeat, no pulse, dead, turning to you know, not smelling so good anymore. And then bring them back to life.
This is what we believe Jesus did this. By the permission of Allah. How? By the permission of Allah. This is what we find in the Bible. It doesn't say any difference. He said everything I do by what? By Allah.
So, for sure, this is amazing. A miracle. But these are signs so that we know he is the Prophet. We know he is the one who is the messenger giving us the message. I don't trust the messenger who comes to me. knock the door who is His messenger? Okay, what? Give me all your money. The king said hand over all your money to me.
Do you have any ID? No, I left it in my other bicycle.
But really, really? I'm not joking. I mean, you know, like, just give me 50% of what you got this Okay. Well,
do you believe this guy? Course not. What are you gonna give him a hard time? That's what you've given? Me. I'm gonna call the police 911
I want to get rid of this guy because I don't believe in. But if somebody came in, he said, No, I really really am. I work for the cane. He told me to come and talk to you.
And I asked for ID he brings me some proof has ID with him?
Okay, it says his name. Has his picture. Looks like him.
Okay, could be but do you have any other sign? Do you have Id do you have a business card? Something to show me.
And he said Oh yeah. I have this
emblems from the king. That is the king's emblem, the official emblem royal seal. Yeah, that's probably from the king, I better get my act together do what he said to do. This makes sense. So in the same way, Allah made sure that the people didn't have any option. He sent His prophets with miracles and signs, every prophet who came came with miracles and signs. So the people had no doubt they knew. I'll give you only one other example. Because we really do have to move forward with our subject. But there was one of the prophets of Almighty Allah who came to his people, and he was telling them the message, the message is, and they said, We don't listen to you. But the message
right now we don't listen to you. You're no messenger, you're just one of us, a common person, even though they saw as good character they saw as nice way he's humble. He's kind he's so but at the same time, they don't want to believe him. Because the message is a big message.
They said, Why don't you see this big rock? Why don't you make a camel come out of this rock, and she's pregnant
with the baby camel, won't you do that? Then we'll believe.
So Allah made the rock open up like a you know what I'm saying?
There is a camel and she's pregnant. Exactly. Like they said.
What was the name of the Prophet? Southern? Did that happen? Yes. And then Allah gave him a test. Now this is another thing when Allah gives you a big sign, he then gives you a big test. Imagine this. So Allah made it so the camel drinks all the water out of there well,
and then the next day, they can have the water. But then the next day, the camel drinks all the water, and the next day later again, but now the problem someone they said, Why do we have to wait for water? Man, this is a big pain. This Campbell is drinking all this water, you know, and we need water. We're in the desert, you know, so one of them. He said of killing, and he killed become.
And for this, Allah destroy them. But it's not just because he killed camp is just because of their disbelief even after the proof comes to them.
We'll use the LSM came he gave many signs the Pharaoh and Pharaoh would say, Yeah, okay, but then he would change his mind
every time even when the Red Sea open up.
And here when the children of Israel behind Musa Moses Ellison.
And when he got to the other side, here's fellow Jason them. And the children visual saying, Oh, we knew we shouldn't have done this man. They're gonna get us over in big trouble. They were worried. But then a lot of close the water in on Pharaoh and his people. And look what our law says.
What he says, because you refuse to believe, because the guy nobody's saying first he said, Okay, I believe in the God the Lord of the children of Israel and Moses, I believe in him now. And I'm almost he said it when the water was coming in on him.
And now, now,
no way to accept it now.
And then he said it will preserve you in your body as a sign.
And guess what?
That's one of the reasons why some of the scientists today have become Muslims, because they saw this sign when they found hey, here's one of the ancient Pharaohs preserved with no embalming fluid, preserved without the regular embalming technique. How did they say when he drowned? It's evident that he drowned that and they say, well, maybe this is Moses, not Moses himself. But the Pharaoh of Moses could be the you know, this guy.
They brought in Dr. Maurice Buckeye, he examined it and he found to his surprise, oh my god. This could easily be the one mentioned the Bible that could be a true story.
And when the Muslims there in Egypt said, so said no, this could be they said joy, it's in the Quran. It says allow preserving in the body as a sign there is so we believe it.
Dr. Morris Buckeye wrote two books very famous was the origin of man and the other one he wrote the Bible, Quran and science. And by the way, he said, A Chateau de la la la. So
that brings us now to the message what was the message of these prophets? What did they bring? It was such a hard thing for the people to accept what was it was being said it was so tough on them that they would reject even with these miracles.
In front of them, what is it that Jesus Allah Salam was telling his people?
La ilaha illa Allah.
Allah, Allah, Allah, what does that mean? Well, if you've been around the Arabs around their family, and they get children, you know this word law all the time.
Now you know what it means? I don't have to tell you though. No, no, no, no, I soba Ilaha.
Illa is the word in English God. Allah has no equivalent in English. There is no equivalent for the word Allah in English. So we substituted the word God with a big G, the same way that translators did when they translated the Hebrew and put a God with a big G or a God with a little G. And please, I'm sorry, but can't you be more creative than that? Because when people are talking, they don't have any way to show you the big g little G, you know, be like I was talking about that guys, little God doesn't
make any sense. And when you start a sentence, you have to start with a big g anyway. So how do you make a distinction? The word of law comes from the root. But it's unique because you can say, our ILA, that means the God. So Allah does not mean that God, Allah means the God.
That's the gods,
the gods. But the word
coming from the root means about worship. There's one part of the understanding in Islam called takahito. Here, which is the monitor this deep understanding of worship. And that's from this word, Allah.
Allah cannot be made plural, the word cannot have two or three or four. And the word Allah cannot have gender, male or female. Can't do that. Now, right away, somebody could say, oh, man, please. I got a translation of Quran right here. And it says, He is a law, a law he is this him he is it's all over the place. masculine, and this is only out of respect. It's only out of respect because the Lord does not have gender. Not he, not she.
Not like anything in the creation. Lisa committed in wakulla. Semyon Bashir means there isn't anything like
nothing. There isn't anything like a lot, but he is all hearing and all see. And that's not like us isn't.
You see? Can you see everything? Of course not. I can't even see everything in the room. I mean, I've had turn around. Oh, now. Oh, but now I can't see you. Oh, well, you know, and as far as hearing?
Well, dogs can hear more than we hear. Don't think.
So for sure. We realize that a lawyer is not like creation, but no, the other one might say, Hey, I found in the Quran he said we our us What about that? What kind of blurs that along? And his cabinet members? Is that a lawn is a parliament? Is that a line is? Is that a law in the angels? What is this about?
Well, the fortunate thing for us is English has the same thing. And that's the respect you give to someone because of their high status like a king or queen. When they make any decree, they never say I they say we we declare the following decree on this date on this place
So they use we, our and us and they help you with the English degress for a moment to show you something. When we speak to people and talk to them directly. We don't treat them the same as we talk about something else. As I said,
these chairs over here, these chairs, those bottles over there.
They are nice. Those chairs are lovely. I use the word art because it's plural. But it does have something by itself this camera is a nice camera rather small.
aimed at my stomach.
But it is
and those are always it's that way in English Yes or no?
No, it's not. Because when I speak to you or about myself, I change it.
I speak to you and you're one person you're single and you brothers single will make one for you.
That's a joke you're supposed to laugh.
That's better, much nicer. Okay, here we go. But seriously, a person by themselves. You just now caught it. Okay? A person by themselves over here and you're saying to them, you is my friend?
Well from Egypt,
Or you say you are my friend.
Oh, and when I speak about myself, do I say I is in some parts of New York? Yes, we do. But, but we say I am. And this is that royal status that we're using. Okay. So I said this, because this is the message is the message you have to know who is the law. This is his lien. And it's an amazing name. It's talking about the center of worship. He's the center of worship, not plural, and not having any partners whatsoever. perfect name for the perfect God. Yes or no? That's, of course. And by the way, it's the name used by the Jews and Christians.
what do you say? No, no, no, no, no, no. Yes, yes, yes, yes.
Well, I'll prove it to you. When you go into a hotel, check in the hotel, put your bags down, go to the bed, there's a little table with a lamp and you pull out the drawer What's in there?
Not the Yellow Pages. Somebody already beat you to that. But the Bible is still sitting there in it. Open it up is faced by the Gideons in Mexico like this. 1234567. Look right there.
translation into 27 different languages will do. Spanish, Mandarin Chinese. But in alphabetical order. The first one is Afrikaans language, which is similar to German. Number two, rb. Oh, let's see what it says. It says it right there. Because they took the verse from john 316. For God so loved the world. Look what it says in Arabic for Allah. So love the world. Whoa.
When it says Allah, hmm.
Because that's an Arabic word. for Christians. God is the Arabic word for the Jewish the same way.
And if you know what I said, talk to the people in the Gideon department about their translator. And if you have a chance, has any of you ever seen the Bible in Arabic? temple mosque? Does anybody have you seen it?
page one, Genesis 17 times Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Allah. So this is his name.
And now the Messenger of Allah we're talking about tonight, he said, his name wasn't Jesus. That's an English word that didn't exist even 1000 years ago. The word God did not exist. 1000 years ago, the word Jesus did not exist 1000 years ago.
The word Muhammad did
the word Allah did.
Those existed. But anyway, to come back to our main subject, what about Jesus? What was his message he was telling the people, you have to worship God on the whole without partners. And I am his messenger to you. And they didn't have a big problem with that because they wanted the Messiah, because the Messiah did come to them at that time, was going to lead them to victory, defeat their enemy, and they were imagining they were going to overthrow the Romans and take over the world, which they said is rightfully theirs, because they are the chosen ones. They were very ready for that. And by the way, that's true. The name itself yahood means guided. Allah chose them and gave
them guidance. He did.
Not all of them accepted it. But he gave them this great favor.
Everything was rocking along pretty good.
Nice, was nice. They were happy with him so much. So you read in the Bible, it says anyway, that they were putting down those palm leaves on Sunday on the first day of the week, putting down these bombs, and they were saying Hosanna Hosanna they're happy come riding in on the donkey
coming in, and then
what happened? How come three or four days later they want to kill him? What happened? Read it in the Quran Chapter 61
Verse six, verse five, first of all talks about Moses, you say Salaam to my cow, my people, my kalmykia his people and he said to them, I am the messenger of Allah to you
telling them what?
And the next verse, Jesus Isa at a salami said, and I'm the messenger of Yo, from a lot of telling you the same thing and, and he said something new, a prophet to come after me. Whoo hoo.
Know You were the guy you have to do. You're the Messiah. You have to give us a big request. Go kill some people.
You think I'm lying? when
some people talk about Islam spread with the sword. If you ever heard this
Islam spread would show your dad. We learned today when we were over at Carnegie Mellon University. As a matter of fact, the word Islam would not allow that. The word Islam one of the meanings in there is this sincerity. And how do you force somebody to be sincere?
You can't. So Islam can't spread by any kind of force or coercion any any type. It won't work wouldn't be Islam. It would be his slam.
Got it? So it couldn't. Nevermind.
It does say in the New Testament that Jesus told him now's the time to sell your coat and buy a sword. Sword.
And I did not come with peace. I came with a sword or what? sword sold. Now you know what our preacher told me was a kid. I said, Why did he he didn't come with peace. You always tell him but Jesus came up he said. He said no, no, no, no, no, you don't understand. When the people used to copy those manuscripts. It was late at night and their candles are burning and they can hardly see and somebody was eating spaghetti and oats in Italy and they dropped. Spaghetti fell it looked like a s and that's where they got sorted. used to say word. I came with a word.
Hey, that's pretty good for shooting from the hip or on the spot I thought he did.
I mean, this guy could sell you scars like crazy.
I forgot to tell you.
There wasn't English, any word that they don't have any, any word sword anywhere in the Arabic or Hebrew or Aramaic. This is not. This is not the word they have saved. They have
many words but not that word. So I look to the Bible. I want to see I have a concordance for the Bible. And I look through there Oh, the word sword is more than 200 times oh my god in the Bible how many more than 200
sword sword sword take the sword and kill them the sword and the sword a lot
even on the day when they're having this big altercation it gets so many when Jesus had been praying and oh let this cup pass for me even for your will be done. And then what happens? You got the swords out there fighting
and one of the Chiefs slaves gets his ear cut off.
And then Jesus don't put your swords away.
Let's make a comparison. You want to go get the Quran?
What page was the first time you find the word Quran? is in which chapter?
Wait a minute.
Oh, guess what? Now which word though? One who? Sam?
well on any of those words.
There is no word even though there are many words in Arabic for so not once anywhere in Quran.
Which religion spread by the sword. Nevermind that let's come back to our subject.
I'm not I'm not gonna bring up the crusades, oops, sorry. Or the Inquisition of darn.
Just let it go. I want to talk about Jesus Christ among
some people when I came into Islam, they said, you turned your back on Jesus. You left Jesus you left the religion of Jesus. And after I had read the Quran, I said, Let me explain to you. I'm closer to Jesus now than I ever was before. Because I know who he really is. And I know he really is coming back. There is no
doubt in my mind, and since I was a small boy and I heard in the book of revelations, Jesus will come back. I said, I wish I would be with those people who see him when he comes back.
And there's no doubt in my mind because our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam peace be upon him. Mohammed Elisa Salaam, he said, clear.
Jesus peace be upon him did not die. It's in the Quran as well did not die, but rather a low balled him up.
He's with the law, something else was made apparent to them. You remember when we were in Mumbai, and you fix that one for us?
It wasn't somebody else on the cross. It didn't say that. It just says something was made apparent. And they've been arguing about it ever since.
But what we do know, Allah is merciful. And he answered the prayers of Jesus and Jesus asking that is passed for me. So Allah lifted him up, brought him not in a sense like elevate or something. I don't know. Who cares what we're talking about in the last day, how will he come back? angels will be with him and you come back. Not only we believe it, we know where
will it come to Mecca
is gonna go to bladder Shem. better food.
Like the food the blender show?
But by the way, I eat food too.
But seriously, when Jesus comes back, he will be coming back to Syria, Syria. And when it comes back, it will be a time of great turmoil. We know this because he will be leading the believers against great battles that are going on.
Do you think that's possible these days? Could it be that in a Muslim country there could be battles and fighting? That's possible.
Anyhow, when it comes, look what's going to happen? It's going to be time for which Salah
morning Salah. Right? Pleasure. When it comes, they're gonna say, oh, lead the Salah for us lead the prayer force. You say no, I'm not coming with anything new. You know, I'm just gonna pray behind your email, pray.
See how beautiful
and then he will lead the believers against bad opposition, but they will win they'll be very successful. And at that time, that will be the appearance of the one eyed faults God called in Arabic Missy had the job or the false Christ we see. Remember Missy? Did we did we didn't talk about Missy, we need to talk about that. Christ comes from missy. Messiah. We've mentioned that part. But what does Messiah mean? The you know,
Messiah means wipe.
No. windshield wipers wipe,
wipe, wipe. Because no, this is real. This is messy. It is what Muslims make when we have
what to what wipe over the top of our socks. And when we make although we wipe them mess, is it and the latest can this go over the top of her head job. Or the mommy can go over the top of his mama or I don't know. But the point we're trying to get is this word is a simple word. And it comes from Hebrew, not just Arabic, Hebrew in Arabic are almost alike in many places. And the custom was that when they anointed a king, for the Jewish tribe, they would bring him in front of all the people and they would bring as a tool. This is the olive oil from the olive. Never take this olive oil, and they would anoint his head and they would say this is our King we accept Him as our king. And when
they would do this, this is called what
and no one is having it done to him. Miss Messiah, he was the Messiah. So they had all of their kings or messiahs. The special one here is anointed by a law to be the king, the King of the Jews. And that's what he was. And that's what he will be when he returns and he will be leading all believers there will be Jews who will recognize him. Good news. Christians also will recognize him and Muslims to recognize
And they will follow him. And the one who is the one eyed devil or the the jaw, or they call him also the
a day job, that's another name for him
is mentioned in the Bible. He's gonna die. And how strange is mentioned in the Hadith, that he will dissolve from Jesus coming back.
It's amazing. You should read the stories about this. And when it comes back, after this takes place, there's going to be such peace, it's going to be almost like, like paradise on earth. Not really, but nice. It's going to be peace, calm, people following him have it easy. And you've heard the expression maybe from the Christian talking about when the lamb lays down with the lion because it would be so peaceful that there won't be these kinds of violence and things. Now, that's some all of us would look forward to Wouldn't it be lovely. And this is the teaching in Islam. And then finally, finally, finally, Jesus and all of his followers, there will be a vapor that comes across
and they'll fall asleep, and then they'll die. Now some have offered that this is some kind of time when they'll be like picked up by a flying saucer or something go floating away, and they won't really die in that but everybody walked by.
And this is a good way for us to end the program tonight is to mention about this
last set in the course on coolness in the echo mode, every single soul will taste death.
Brothers, sisters, were going to die.
All of us were born. But nobody chose to be born on a certain day at a certain time a certain place. We had nothing to do with it. Our mother knows more about that than we do. She knows a lot about it.
But we really do have one thing to be responsible for how do we die?
The message that came with Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, David Suliman, Jesus and Mohammed, peace and blessings be upon them out was a beautiful and simple message
that ilaha illAllah doesn't endorse except the law. And the law sums it up in a very lovely way in chapter three verse 132.
When he says Yang Medina amanu, Akaka la haka toccata, he will not move to number one.
All you who are the believers, who have come to faith, have Taqwa for Allah, respect, fear of Allah. It's his right. And don't die.
Except in a state of full surrender, submission, obedience, sincerity and peace to him. I had to translate the word as Lama to be in this state with him. So we see that Jesus fulfilled really all of the Scripture. He fulfilled the Old Testament as coming
and leading to victory. He came,
then he went on a
hiatus, they call it when he left, he is coming back. And when he comes back, he will have that victory. He predicted one would come after him, and he came that was Muhammad. So we find that this is exactly right.
And the New Testament, obviously, if you read john chapters 1416, you find that surely he's saying something, I have to leave so that the Comforter, they translated burritos from the Kony Greek to English as comforter, some places counselor, some places as different things. The main thing was, he said somebody is coming after me. And he came the spirit of truth, the Comforter, the counselor, advocate, and Mohammed Salaam Alaikum. Salaam was all of this and much more as well. We know without doubt, he was speaking about Mormons as well.
In any case for us as Muslims,
were saying congratulations to the Jews. What you thought is gonna happen, no problem. Your Messiah will come. He's already been here you know, recognizing the first time but I hope you recognize the second time.
For the Christians we say to you Congratulations as well. Because your book still has even though you lost the original, you still have some truth in it. And we can verify it for you as well.
And for the Muslims. I hope and pray
To stay awake, because this is a very important subject. When Jesus returns, we have to be on that state of a tough one. We must be in this state of attack when it comes back. So for all of those who follow the monotheistic faith, congratulations. This is a greatest thing. believe in one God and follow messenger and believe, believe in Jesus peace and blessings be upon him is coming and returning back.
That's my prayer for all of us. I mean, someone would like to come up and accept Islam
Good news. I remember when I made Shahada, I cried. And every time I give Shahada to people, I cry. I love giving Shahada Come on up. No, come with him. Come with it.
Come on, first of all, tell everybody your name.
Jojo. Okay. And where are you from? From Philippines. The Philippines. What's your city?
There's no city. It's only a rabbit, you know? So you're a country boy. Yeah, yeah. Okay. Now, do you know about Allah? Yeah. Which one is the only what is the only one? Okay, you know about Mohammed.
Muhammad is the Prophet.
last prophet? Well, Mohammed is the last prophet. He says coming back to finish the job.
Have you heard our program and I'm sure
Do you want to be a Muslim?
Do you know how to make bombs?
It doesn't matter.
You know, there are a lot of people they will say a lot of things about you because you accept that Islam. But who cares? I only want to know what Allah is going to say about me on the day of judgment that my lord accepts me. That's all I care. I accept Islam just let you 17 years ago, but when you accept Islam, you become just like when you came from your mother brand new brand new, no sins no scratches, no dense low mileage good shape. Mashallah. Mashallah. And yeah, I have a little bit of fun. So the other thing is you get to keep all your good deeds and no bad deeds, allow wipes it clean
and a person starts over completely like a brand new person. Oh, and there's something else you get a special connection with your Lord and you can pray and ask him for anything and He will answer your prayers that good Okay, now what we do a formal you already believe it so inshallah in your heart your audio Muslim, don't worry. But what we do is a formal introduction for you and for all of your brothers and sisters. We're just going to say it out loud. And is English okay?
And then we'll do Arabic Okay, so we'll say English and if you if any part of what I say you don't agree with you stop me but if you agree then you say okay all right.
you know we are experts in this we're highly trained in this must be watching you
Okay, that's good because I know the English you
know, English first.
He doesn't know Do you know Arabic? So it has to be in language he knows
right or wrong? See, nobody's getting into Yeah, where's your proof?
about this place.
I swear, I swear. There is no god to worship. There's no God to worship except the law except Allah. And I swear, and I swear, Muhammad, Muhammad is His Messenger. He says messenger Allah.
Allah Muhammad Muhammad Rasulullah
now wait a minute wait a minute before everybody starts hugging this guy Take it easy on him Don't break his ribs
but but remember now he's been forgiven for everything standing here on this place on this day and this time everything's brand new for you and you have a DA that you can make his first
let's help him with it. I'll show you what to do you just repeat after me Allahumma Allah give me Daya give me time to use the Festus US
what Jimmy ah
I said Oh our Lord give guidance to us the fastest and all of us say army including you say I mean I mean army.
Mashallah, you okay? You have anything you'd like to say? Nothing more. You're more I just want to thank you know,
this what I want since 2002 I want to be a Muslim, you know, Allahu Akbar.
Seven years. Yeah. Masha, Allah and Allah let you do it tonight. While we were here. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank Allah. Hum. de la Shakur, Allah, this is great. We were very, very happy for you. Anything else? I am very much happy to be one of the Muslim. Yes. This is your brother. And these are your brothers. Look at your brothers. You have a lot of brothers, a lot of sisters, Marcella. Now, we have a ceremony afterwards. Everybody likes to hug you. But you don't get to hug the sisters.
And now that we've really experienced in front of right in front of our eyes,
what it is for the transition for someone who's been waiting seven years for this. But you don't have to wait seven years. If there's anybody here in the audience now, who has not had this opportunity or would like to do it? Now's a beautiful time. For the ladies. You don't have to come up on stage. But if somebody would like to accept Islam to make the public Shahada, you just put up your hand like this, and we can help you with it. Even if you're maybe you know, you got a Muslim name grew up with the Muslim passport but didn't really follow Islam. You'd like to get all of that behind you. You can do that too. Because when you do the Shahada with sincerity Allah He forgives
all the mistakes you start fresh just like our friend who's now gonna be a Muslim is a Muslim and you have a name no I don't have yet chosen but
what is it?
This is use of a bit new Cipolla adaptive
Mashallah, that was fast. You know, I was
about 10 o'clock in the morning this morning. In the morning, did you know I was going to be here I don't know. You don't even know who I am. I don't have any idea. I don't even know who I am.
Mashallah, that's pretty wild. I like this every time I come to this place for an hour something amazing happens something that I take home and see my heart a memory and then you know what, when when I'm away from you guys, I miss you. And I want to come back here again and again and again. So Mashallah, we thank you so much for this.