Presentation on theme: "Lesson #15 Ayahs 92 – 103. Ayah 92 And Moses had certainly brought you clear proofs. Then you took the calf [in worship] after that, while you were wrongdoers."— Presentation transcript:
Ayah 93 And [recall] when We took your covenant and raised over you the mount, [saying], "Take what We have given you with determination and listen." They said [instead], "We hear and disobey." And their hearts absorbed [the worship of] the calf because of their disbelief. Say, "How wretched is that which your faith enjoins upon you, if you should be believers."
Might and Power of Allah The one who sides with a Dhawlim is a dhawlim himself, even if he does not commit the wrong. Listening is the first step towards Amal Every person has a false god - that prevents a person from the obedience of Allah.
Ayah 94 Say, [O Muhammad], "If the home of the Hereafter with Allah is for you alone and not the [other] people, then wish for death, if you should be truthful.
"We are the children of Allāh and His beloved.“ [Al Maida:18] "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a Christian." [Al Baqarah:111] ً "Never will the Fire touch us, except for a few days.“ [Al Baqarah:80]
If you are truthful in your claims, then why are you afraid of Death? & Why don’t you wish to die?
Ayah 95 But they will never wish for it, ever, because of what their hands have put forth. And Allah is Knowing of the wrongdoers.
They didn’t want to die because of their wrong actions. IngratitudeDisobedienceZulmDenialShirk
Why do we fear death? Is it because of our Amal? If it is, then why don’t we change our Amal?
RECAP Last week, we talked about… The oath taken by the Bani Israel Importance of listening and obeying Love of the calf in their hearts What is the “CALF” in our life? Thoughts on dying and death – how confident are we in meeting Allah SWT?
Ayah 96 And you will surely find them the most greedy of people for life - [even] more than those who associate others with Allah. One of them wishes that he could be granted life a thousand years, but it would not remove him in the least from the [coming] punishment that he should be granted life. And Allah is Seeing of what they do.
Ayah 96 - Roots Noon Shaddah: most definitely Haa Raaw Saawd: strongly desire something; its difficult to fulfill it so have to put in some effort Structure: Af ‘ al: superlative degree; MOST greedy Greedy for life
Ayah 96 - Roots Sheen Raaw Kaaf: to associate partners with Allah, i.e. giving the share of Allah to others Waaw Daal Daal: intense love Aain Meem Raaw: 1. he is given the age of 1000 years 2. he is given a long life Zaa Haa Zaa Haa (4 ROOTS!) – to move away; no matter how long a life we have, we can’t delay death or the Hereafter
Context These people want 1000 more years of life; the more aged they become, the longer life they want Even more than the Quraish because they were warriors, they’d rather go to the battlefield and fight to the death
Why do we want to live longer? If we are granted a last wish before we die, what will that be?
Even if we get to live a long life, this can not prevent the punishment Every Soul will Taste Death Everyone of us will face Allah on the Day of Judgement Use Dunya to Earn Akhira!
Ayah 97 Say, "Whoever is an enemy to Gabriel - it is [none but] he who has brought the Qur'an down upon your heart, [O Muhammad], by permission of Allah, confirming that which was before it and as guidance and good tidings for the believers."
Brought Punishment Exposed Deeds Final Messenger
Jibreel A.S. The person who is the enemy of Jibreel A.S., he should know, he should leave his enmity because Jibreel A.S. is only obeying the command of Allah His enmity is not going to change anything
Ayah 97 - Roots Baa Sheen Raaw – such good news that makes the receiver happy; you can see it in a person’s attitude The Qu’ran should enter the hearts; not just knowledge heart is the place where feelings and emotions are
Qur’an Jibrael brought it Upon Heart of Rasool Allah (s.a.w) Confirming Previous Scriptures Means of Guidance Good Tidings for Believers
Qur’an is the Source of Guidance & Happiness Quran is for the hearts, its not just the information Heart is a faculty of understanding and retaining memory
and have hearts by which to reason [al-Hajj: 46]
Paul Pearsall, MD, a psychoneuroimmunologist and author of The Heart's Code, has researched the transference of memories through organ transplantation
Check your hearts? After reading the Qur’an, listening to it, do I feel happy? If I do, then this is a sign of a Eman. & If I don’t then its Alarming!
Ayah 98 Whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and His messengers and Gabriel and Michael - then indeed, Allah is an enemy to the disbelievers.
Context Bani Israel used to say: Mikael is our friend, but this is not complete imaan, because whoever is an enemy to one angel, is an enemy to all Revelation brings life to our souls while rain brings life to the earth Angels are beloved to Allah; they’re all friends of Allah
Jibreel Wahy Changes the condition of the heart Mikaeel Rain Changes the condition of the land
then indeed Allah is an enemy to the disbelievers Whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and His messengers and Gabriel and Michael
Enmity with Allah is to leave, hate or go against His commands He who hates Messenger, Angels or Allah is a Disbeliever Loving the loved ones of Allah, is a means of attaining Allah’s pleasure.
O Allah! I ask of You Your love, the love of whoever loves You and the love of those deeds which would draw me to attaining Your love.
Ayah 99 And We have certainly revealed to you verses [which are] clear proofs, and no one would deny them except the defiantly disobedient.
Fisq Minor Fisq A believer disobeys some commands, but this does not make him a disbeliever Major Fisq The person crosses the limits and becomes a disbeliever (knows about the commands) He knows the limits, still goes out of bounds
Ayah 100 Is it not [true] that every time they took a covenant a party of them threw it away? But, [in fact], most of them do not believe.
Covenants with Allah Agreement with Rasool Allah (s.a.w)
Ayah 100 - Roots Noon Baa Dhaal – to throw/reject something; to discard something because a person finds it useless in terms of its value; also to turn away from something Context: every time the Bani Israel made a promise with Allah, they threw it (a small group did this)
Treaty of Madinah One with Allah - the covenants that we read about and that they would believe in Allah and His messengers and support them. They denied the Prophet (s.a.w.). Agreements made with the Prophet (saw) - when the Prophet (s.a.w.) went to Madina. A covenant was signed between three groups: 1. Muslims 2. Jews 3. Mushrikeen of Madina. This covenant was known as the Treaty of Madina; had many clauses, but one of main clauses was: That if someone attacks Madina from outside, then the three groups would combat the enemy together. However, the Bani Israel did not support the Muslims in this
Ayah 101 And when a messenger from Allah came to them confirming that which was with them, a party of those who had been given the Scripture threw the Scripture of Allah behind their backs as if they did not know [what it contained].
Ayah 101 - Roots Waaw Raaw Yaa – something that is beyond; 1. as if they didn’t know this Book was from Allah 2. as if they didn’t know the commands of the Torah
Context The Prophet met the description of the final prophet in their book They threw away the Book: 1. The Qu’ran; they did not believe in it; ignored it 2. The commands of Allah, that the people of the Book believe in the teachings of their own book
What is our state? How do we deal with the Book? How many of our children know who the Messenger (saw) is? How many of us know what is in the Qur’an?
Ayah 102 And they followed [instead] what the devils had recited during the reign of Solomon. It was not Solomon who disbelieved, but the devils disbelieved, teaching people magic and that which was revealed to the two angels at Babylon, Harut and Marut. But the two angels do not teach anyone unless they say, "We are a trial, so do not disbelieve [by practicing magic]." And [yet] they learn from them that by which they cause separation between a man and his wife. But they do not harm anyone through it except by permission of Allah. And the people learn what harms them and does not benefit them. But the Children of Israel certainly knew that whoever purchased the magic would not have in the Hereafter any share. And wretched is that for which they sold themselves, if they only knew.
Context Suleiman A.S. was the son of Dawud A.S. both were kings of Bani Israel He had birds, jinns and the wind under his control (with the permission of Allah) The shaitaan put in the hearts of people that Suleiman A.S. had all these things because of magic to get the Bani Israel interested in this However, practicing magic is forbidden, and Suleiman A.S. was not an unbeliever (got everything from the fadl of Allah SWT)
Context They thought he was a magician, but he was a messenger Haarut and Maarut: 2 angels who knew magic, were sent to the Bani Israel as a test Before teaching magic to anyone, they would say “we are a test” but the people still wouldn’t listen They learned magic that would create fights between a husband and wife
Ayah 102 - Roots Taa Laam Waaw – 1. what the devils recited; 2. what the devils followed (over here shaitan refers to the evil jinns) Faa Taa Noon – to heat gold in fire; a situation that is very difficult; a temptation Faa Raaw Qaaf – to divide Daawd Raaw Raaw – even if they practised magic it would not take any effect until Allah allows it
Ayah 102 – Roots Khaaw Laam Qaaf – a share of goodness; they knew that by practicing magic, they would have not good in the hereafter Selling your soul to the devil; If only they knew the consequences of practicing magic The people purchased magic with their imaan
An effect whose cause is unknown is Magic Real Magic = Black Magic There is no such thing as innocent magic
Lessons The Bani Israel were impressed with magic (what is OUR state)? They continued to practice magic even after the time of Suleiman A.S. (Labid bin Asam performed magic on the Prophet SAW) Magic can destroy families An action may be forbidden but if Allah commands it, then going against it is forbidden (ex. Sajdah to Adam A.S.) If you are affected by magic, turn to Allah because magicians can’t cure you
Allah is absolving Sulaiman(a.s) of shirk Teaching & Practising Magic is Forbidden & is Disbelief Magic doesn’t harm a person without Allah’s Permission Magic used to separate a husband and wife is a worst form of magic
Instead of going to some scholar of deen, they went to a magician Loosing deen, dunya and akhira by magic Benefit is very less in comparison with loss The price they paid was their iman If only they were they equally interested in the Book of Allah
Ayah 103 And if they had believed and feared Allah, then the reward from Allah would have been [far] better, if they only knew.
Ayah 103 - Roots Thaa Waaw Baa – reward; something that is returned; if only they knew about the better gain in the hereafter Mathooba – return for their taqwa and iman (if only they knew – reward of Hereafter is much better)
Lessons You have to have taqwa yourself; can’t blame society for the wrong They had the knowledge but didn’t act upon it; so this is not true knowledge Actions show what kind of ilm we have
The reward that is with Allah is better than everything else.
REFLECTIONS Homework: Review translation of ayahs 96-103 Implement Reflect Share Next week: Lesson 16 (Ayahs 104-112)