Channel: Zaid Shakir
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Dr. Lola and had no ball and hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen Alhamdulillah let the sarabi abdomen Elena men and masculine harami that masculine Oxford lady Barbara holder and hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen All praise is due to Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala has blessed us immensely
has blessed us tremendously has blessed us abundantly
in providing us with guidance during a time so many people are lost literally lost a lot of time to reminds us in the core No one asked in the inserter that you host lol Edina mn Wham o solid hot water well soap and hot water was so bizarre by I swear when also by the US many
explanations as to what that was might be some say that it is the declining day
so the latter part of the day
Some say that it is
the Prophet himself some little law while he was sent him as he comes at when humanity is starting its decline towards is in and no one knows when that will be as a lot Tyler reminds us when the profits of a low it was send them himself as as met Tessa.
When is the doomsday when is the end of it all. They'll call us on the love line. It was
madness, Oulu, unhappy Island and Mina said the one being asked is no more knowledgeable concerning it than the one who's asked. So when you find these publications or films or DVDs or whatever, YouTube clips where the ship is breaking down how all the signs indicate that the end is now it's going to be in 2015 or 16 or 17. Don't give it much heat. No that is closer than it was yesterday. But we don't know when
and I guarantee you anyone who says I know when they're going to be as embarrassed as the Jehovah Witnesses were twice.
Right. Some of you used to be Jehovah Witnesses.
1914 That's it.
1914 came in when? Oh no 1976 we forgot to factor in the square root of the number of horsemen and revelations divided by pi.
And when we factor that in it ended up being 1976 and I know Jehovah Witness selling the houses taking the coolest kids out of school. Unfortunately
1976 came in when
so we know is kosher that it was and we know the most important thing concerning it. When the profit again is so low and he was sent a message Hassan, when is the end?
He then say when you see this or that or the other, and there are signs for sure, greater signs, lesser signs. But he said in his wisdom that I debt,
what have you done to prepare for it? When it does? does come? Are you ready?
That's what's important. Are you ready? When it does come? If it comes tomorrow, if it comes today, are you ready? If it comes tomorrow, are you what are you ready? If it comes next week, will you be ready? If it comes next month? Will you be ready? If it comes next year? Will you be ready?
Will you be ready?
Now, the ISIS dash
and a lot of people swayed, there's gonna be the defining Battle of dabiq there's not you're not gonna meet the Crusader army
at dabiq I guarantee so that's swaying you you just get just write that out of your mind. I'm talking to some young people out there might be swayed they read and go in and log on and get led down the
path to the rabbit hole.
You're gonna meet the Crusaders bombs
and robots. And your other your fellow Muslim who's fighting the proxy war for the Crusaders. That's how the world works now.
And we need to as Archie Bunker used to say some of you are old enough to remember archie bunker. I'm in big trouble now.
Let's see I told you start filling up. Brother quoting archie bunker.
Archie Bunker used to say dummy up meathead.
behead was his son in law. So wasn't a fictitious character. Well, I'll give us Kofi mela mela kind of bless us. But what we want to talk about today is his brotherhood. And then some say is the answer. They will get stuck in surasak. That is the the various arrows, the paths that people have witnessed on this earth because every error, every period of time, has amazing events that point people towards the reality of land law law, there's no God but Allah,
every period of time that passes over this earth, points out and indicates to people there is no God, but Allah
and we need to try to be heed for and mindful of the science.
But and then he says in that insurnace I swear by the US, verily humanity, his loss is lost in nhlanhla Dena Amman, except those who believe were under the silent hand and do righteous deeds. What her well, soap and Huck and they cancel each other with truth. What is over suck, and they cancel each other with patients, those other people are saved. People are lost. People don't even know who they are. They don't even know what they're doing in this world. They don't even and so it becomes easy when you lost for someone to give you fake guidance. If you're lost. And you want to go to downtown Oakley, and you're in the corner of 42nd Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard in
other words, right outside the masjid and you're going towards downtown which you don't know it is easy for someone to and so you think your loss or well you know your loss.
And you said how do I get downtown, it's easy for someone to say you need to turn around and go back the other way. And you know you're close. When you see this big Children's Hospital on your right hand side, you're getting close, right your lungs, so it's easy for someone to misguide you, when you lost
And that's why it's so important for us to learn the basics of our religion. So it's not easy for people to misguide us
and send us down an unproductive path.
And the foundation and this is what the laws are telling us, in that instead of that the host in the Medina Avenue except those who believe those who know the foundation the fundamentals of belief,
what Angela Siler had and then translate those beliefs into action.
Because we believe in action.
Islam is called a a Virgo. Now,
this is not just a noun, the noun deals with something that static keytab is a noun in Arabic Kitab ism is static. The book can't move. It can jump, like book jump, book looking at you like you're stupid. But the book can't even look at you like you're stupid. That will be an action, the book just sitting there.
And people passing by or looking at you like is too bad. Then do we just hold the book.
The book can jump, it's anonymous. And so he thought the wall
is innocent, and has no action is lamb is a must doc
implies action says the property of a noun. Unlike a verb, which doesn't indicate something tangible,
that had that he went, there's no tangibility is an action described is something tangible within action
is something tangible with an action as the Prophet mentioned someone Lavalle was send them they said Dean Timothy when I can walk out of the
oven, that the meaning of faith isn't a fancy something you just wish or imagine or fantasize about is what takes root in the heart we're lacking Milwaukee caught up in what's up Dr. Hill Allen and then is testified to by the action. And so our laws telling us that
in landlady in an animal who's not lost those who believe what Allah sila had and they do righteous deeds, they translate that belief into action. they translate that belief into action. What a while solvent
and they counsel each other with truth.
And they constantly each other with patience to be patient.
Yo folks Be patient.
Change is going to come the nature of creation is changed. The nature of the Create tour is unchanged, lack of change.
Lack of change camel law, when I say ama there was a law and nothing was with a law. Well when an island man he can and he is now as he was then a law doesn't change but the creation changes.
Creation changes, societies change, this society will change.
It will evolve.
And so as opposed to being impatient and engaging in actions that encourage it not to change.
Right when when these are these fools in Texas, go and shoot up
these fools in Texas
is like the ship of fools All aboard on the ship of fools.
You know some of you seen that woodcarving.
The fools are fighting that the storm the seas are stormy. The ship is battered, the cells are ripped to shreds let the food yet the foes are fighting. No one knows just why. Only the captain keeps his cool and grins for he knows who wins.
Only the captain keeps his cool and grins for he knows who wins. And then in the war carving this embodiment of shaytaan is the captain holding the will. While the fools are fighting all around him.
The Pamela Geller fools are fighting the ISIS fools
and the ISIS fools ISIS wanna be on
Whatever you call them are fighting the Pamela Geller fools. And then only the captain keeps his cool and grins because he knows who wins.
And so the those who don't want to change those who want to continue to see America be a militarized, bullied trampling on the rights of people all over the world usurping their resources, making billions of dollars on bombs and tanks and planes. They're the winners.
They're the winners and the system perpetuates itself.
The system perpetuates itself. And that's how you strike a blow at America will pay you a paycheck if you were still alive.
Man, we couldn't have done that better ourselves. We could not turn so many people against this land, make them hate your religion. Make them feel insecure. Now we got to deal with these homegrown lunatics. And we can't even trust the Sophie's anymore. Because one of your username Sophie, we couldn't have made this up in Hollywood. Matter of fact, I would give your corpse a check. I'm so happy of the services you've rendered to the Empire.
Got me up meathead.
dummy up the head and realize the game that's being played.
Muslims are fools. The Muslim doesn't get bit in the same hole twice.
We need to wake up. And we need to assume our prophetic responsibilities.
We need to be guiding people who are lost.
You don't need the drugs you don't need the alcohol to drown out the pain of not knowing who you are to drown out the pain of the the tortured childhood
to drown out the pain
of the abuses to drown out the pain of the inadequate education to drown out the pain of the institutionalized forces that took your water your your control of your life away from you.
You need prophetic guidance.
You need prophetic guidance. That's what you need. And I'm here to offer it to you.
And not to become exclude an excuse for those who are enemies of the prophets.
Because of their love for prophets, if you follow
to continue to use you and abuse you and to take your your money to take your life to take your meaning your purpose.
That's who we are.
We're the people are supposed to be offering guidance where the people were supposed to be offering direction where the people were supposed to who are supposed to be offering the counsel of truth to people in this world.
And not the people who become the excuse for the perpetuation of the rule of falsehood,
who become an excuse for the perpetuation of the rule of injustice, who become an excuse or rationalization for the perpetuation of a world where we see these gross inequalities.
We should be the ones advocating for an equitable distribution of the world's resources, and not these these inequalities that are rendered entire nation's powers.
That's our job. A lot of time that tells us beautiful to two verses with this, quote the relevant part in the interest of time.
Kurokawa men and the land he should have that ability.
Be upright for a law, stand up for a law.
Stand up for a law.
Don't stand up for materialism. Don't stand up for racism.
Don't stand up for all of these false gods that are put out there stand up for a lot. Sure had that been the case and be a witness for justice and equity.
And then a lot of times says cuckoo
Hawaiian Amina Bill shuhada and the lead stand up for justice and the witnesses for law
turns it around the
First one stand up for a law be witnesses for justice and equity. This is equitable justice, distributive justice. That's the technical term.
And then a lot Tyler says kumoko Amina, because she had that and The Last Stand up for a law and be witnesses for justice. And once the relationship
a person who's going to be a marathon runner in this struggle, who's not going to panic and despair, not going to jump ship, at the first sign of adversity isn't gonna turn around and fleet is a person whose consciousness who's been has been shaped by standing up for a law and giving themselves to a law and worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala. And calling on the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
That person is going to have the strength to stand up for justice, and equity, and to wage a long struggle and to understand If I don't win, my children will win inshallah. Because it's not at the end of the day.
At the end of the day,
what some of you involved in athletic, every single coach who was worth his cleats
will tell every young aspiring athlete, right, it doesn't matter. If you win or lose, it's how you play the game.
And then saw the last telling us
less alike I mean, in every shape, you don't have anything to do with who determining who wins or loses.
You don't have anything to determine the outcome. You just worry about how you play the game. Play the game, right? Be fair, be just in your struggles be just,
and your struggles be fair. If you're if you're tested with conflict, stay within the limits set by law, don't murder innocent people. That's, that's violating the rules of the game.
If you're Muslim, don't kill women and children don't burn crops and cattle and fields.
that violates the rules of the game.
And when Muslims accept those rules, we're gonna kill innocent people.
It makes for great recruiting videos, we're gonna burn fields, we're gonna destroy crops and cattle. They're playing by another set of rules
that Muslims then introduce.
Introduced by the people that brought us the firebombing of Hamburg, and Berlin, and Dresden, and Tokyo, by the people that bought brought us the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, by the people that brought us all of these extermination programs in the Vietnam War. They introduced those rules.
And if we don't play by a higher set of rules, we're no better than them. In fact, we're worse because we're claiming to represent and to embody the prophetic ideals of ethics and morality of virtue,
and fairness and piety and humility.
About we're displaying an entire different set of behaviors.
There's the name for that in psychiatry,
but I forgot
to give us tofik melawati. Allah bless us to play by our rules. May Allah bless us to introduce those to humanity. May Allah bless us to stand up for him to stand up in the middle of the night and pray when people are sleeping, to raise our hands in prayer, invoking the help invoking the strength of Allah, invoking the help of Allah invoking the the assistance of a law to help us to keep going on to keep on keeping on to keep on moving down the road to pro keep the world in its proper perspective. And understand we do the best we can but we don't get desperate because at the end of the day, it's Bye bye. We're all leaving it.
This isn't a win, lose. And that's it. No, you're if we lose, we win if we play by the rules.
If we lose we win if we play by the rules, because rather we lose or whether we
When as long as we played by the rules, gentlemen, and that's the real victory, coolness in that note, when that what phone would work on your mouth.
As women hire to do a limited guru, or everyone will experience death, we're all going to die. And you will be given your recompense in full on the Day of Resurrection. And that is based on how we play the game. It's not based on winning and lose, if we violate the rules that we win, we've lost.
And if we stay within the rules, and we lose, we win.
And we'll be given the recompense and for not in this world, your middle, Ayana, whoever is pulled back from hell and entered into paradise, that is the true Victor
from a man's
That's the two Victor women hyah teutonia in a battle war, and what is the life of this world except the deceptive enjoyment? We enjoy it, but it deceives us, it deceives us into thinking it will last forever. It deceives us into thinking this is all there is there's nothing else and deceives us into thinking that if we give all of our energies and priorities and efforts towards it, it will give us something in return.
It deceives us it will give us nothing in return. that's meaningful and significant.
But if we give ourselves to a law, a law will give us what he has decided we need from the world.
vida, he was sending me
a lot more. So he was saving hamdulillah and he was making Kiera and hamdulillah This is a great time to be alive.
So people like you must not watch the news. Matter of fact that
maybe that's why I'm saying it's a great time to be alive.
Because this is our time. This is our time. And there's no better time for us than this time. Because there's no other time for us besides this time.
And it has challenges. Abigail Adams, one of the founding mothers of the country. They never even talked about them, always the founding fathers. But she wrote a letter to 12 year old john quincy adams I've mentioned this before in other venues.
And she said amongst other things in that letter, these are time these are times in which a genius would wish to live
what Cicero had shown so brilliant, an orator were he not roused and flamed in Kindle by the tyranny of various Mark Anthony and there was a third one was escapes me right now and it's just so she says that great challenges forge great character paraphrasing now is not in the Pacific column nor still station of life that life that great characters for great characters formed by dealing with adversities
right you know, as soon as you meet a spoiled rich brat, you know what
a spoiled rich brat
is born with the silver spoon in his mouth, no substance, no character, no grit.
But you meet someone who's overcome and dealt with adversity and maintain their dignity didn't succumb to what catches up a lot of people who are working in those circumstances and they rise up above that, say Masha, Allah, that person that brother that sister has character they have substance
There's something there is it's in contending with difficulties. That's the stuff that forms great character.
That's the stuff that forms great character and the challenges of our times if we rise to those challenges, and we maintain our dignity, and we don't succumb to all those traps that are out there.
So you have to go to an extreme camp. You know, it's so bad now so we just have to be more bad. We have to fight bad with bad I thought it was said in the Quran. infallibility here acid. fight evil with that, which is better. But no, that was then this is now it's so bad. Now. How bad is it? We saw the Italians the other night. How bad is it for Muslims in America?
We saw that the soldiers surrounding the Italians were bandits on their rifles.
We saw I got so bad that out of the 4 million Italians, and 1.2 million half of the Italian population packed up and went back to Italy. That's how bad guy isn't that bad Muslims outstanding on packing. As the people planning this day, I'm going to get another degree you must be planning to stay cuz you're not going to use it in Pakistan. You must be planning for promotion. Yeah, I'm getting ready to buy a new house you must be planning to stay. can't be that bad. Everybody making plans the state must be of the words my friend who is a great Godot philosopher.
He pulled me aside one day said
he said everybody wants to go to heaven but don't nobody want to die.
It's so bad in America but everyone planning the state and our Deen allows.
So it must not be that bad. It got so bad half the Italians left 2 million Italians packed up and went back to Italy so it must not be that bad. So if it's not that bad we need to stop crying Stop acting so desperate. Get up Stand up and get to work.
Get to work
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