Tuesday, June 28, 2011

-104- The 6 Gifts from Allah SWT to Muhammad SAW


"The 6 Gifts from Allah to Muhammad"
by Shaikh Abdullah Faisal

(evening dars: 6.28.11)





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Some Hadith says 5 things were given to Rasulallah (saws) but we will look at the one that contains

6 gifts to Rasulallah (saws) from Allah subhan’watala

1) Amazing ability to express himself

-- short sentences that were comprehensive
--they had great meanings
--Rasulallah didn’t like long speeches not did Umar ra
--long khutbah are not liked because after prayers,
--people need to go about their businesses
--Prophet who came close to his ability in
--expression to Muhammad saws was Dawud as
--Some speeches are as magic
--A person might be preaching,
--and because of his eloquence, the kufr sounds as haqq

On that Allah's Apostle said. ‘Some eloquent speech is as effective as magic.' (Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 7, Book 71, Number 662)

Shaikh-Faisal: erudite

--at times Sahabah would come to Rasulallah with a dispute
--and the one who is more eloquent in speech (some are erudite)
--might take away the right of his brother because of it

Muslim Book 018, Number 4247: Umm Salama reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: You bring to me, for (judgment) your disputes, some of you perhaps being more eloquent in their plea than others, so I give judgment on their behalf according to what I hear from them. (Bear in mind, in my judgment) if I slice off anything for him from the right of his brother, he should not accept that, for I sliced off for him a portion from the Hell.

--when you take away the right of your brother in dunya,
--you shall pay it back to him in
--Yawm al Qiyamah with your good deeds
--for every right must be returned that Day
--it is a great gift to be eloquent in speech
--eloquence can be used for dawah or you might
--as well use it for evil
--we have that phrase here too: the gift of the gab
--person who is eloquent and erudite should be
--used to bring people to Quran wa Sunnah
--people are attracted to an eloquent speaker
--especially at Jumu'ah during Khutbah
--at times, a woman is happy with a poor man who is "fun"

2) Blessed with fear
--1 month before he reached the battlefield to meet the kuffar
--suicide is rife amongst the kuffar
--this blessing is not limited to Rasulallah and Sahabah
--but his Ummah have also inherited this blessing
--kuffar are terrified of the Mujahideen
--the kuffar used to tremble with fear when
--the news reached them of his march to the battlefield
--every generation that came after Rasulallah(saws)
--were inheritors of this blessing
--State of the Art Weaponry--they have the
--most sophisticated weapons in the world
--yet the kuffar still seek political asylum
--and commit suicide due to fear

And make ready against them all you can of power, including steeds of war (tanks, planes, missiles, artillery) to threaten the enemy of Allâh and your enemy, and others besides whom, you may not know but whom Allâh does know. And whatever you shall spend in the Cause of Allâh shall be repaid unto you, and you shall not be treated unjustly. (Al-Anfal 8:60)

--we are ordered to prepare against the kuffar to the best of our abilities
--to terrorize them, they are ALLAH's enemy and ours

Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies of Allah and your enemies and others besides whom ye may not know but whom Allah doth know. Whatever ye shall spend in the cause of Allah, shall be repaid unto you, and ye shall not be treated unjustly. (Al-Anfal 8:60)

YUSUF ALI translation:

Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies of Allah and your enemies and others besides whom ye may not know but whom Allah doth know. Whatever ye shall spend in the cause of Allah, shall be repaid unto you, and ye shall not be treated unjustly. (Al-Anfal 8:60)

YUSUF ALI's translation is the accurate one

ALLAH knows the secret enemies
--undercover; but we do not know them
--for they are hypocrites,
--so we believe what ALLAH has told us in Quran

Turhiboona >>> TO strike terror
using the word "threaten" is wrong


--8:60, Turhiboona - to strike terror, not threatened
--when people translate Quran, they tend to lie on many occasions
--Allah created Adam of black mud:

Verily We created man of potter's clay of black mud altered, (Al-Hijr 15:26)

Shaikh-Faisal: hama=black mud altered
Jamila Johns (Dr. Bilal Philips wife), learned Quran on her own
--because she didn’t want to be at the mercy of other
-not all translators accurately translate what ALLAH has revealed

YUSUF ALI TRANSLATION: We created man from sounding clay,
--from mud moulded into shape; (Al- Hijr 15:26)

DR MOHSIN'S TRANSLATION: And indeed, We created man from dried (sounding) clay of altered mud. (15:26)

And indeed, We created man from sounding clay of altered black smooth mud. (Al-Hijr 15:26)


--if you do not know Arabic,
--you might be getting the wrong translation
--of the meaning of the Quran

MUHAMMAD AND CHESS
-- he didn't say chess is haraam
-- backgammon is haraam
-- Author who translated Sahih Muslim, said chess was haraam
-- Rasulallah never said so
-- shatranj=chess
-- Hadith was mistranslated
-- nard=backgammon
-- shatranj is chess
-- many mistranslations in Quran, we have been aware of them

Sayyiduna Burayda (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace) said: Whosoever plays with backgammon is as though he dipped his hands in the flesh and blood of a swine?. (Sahih Muslim, No. 2260).

--chess is not haraam - Rasulallah saws never said so, you are lying on him
--even if kuffar have better weapons, they are petrified of us

1. Amazing ability to speak
2. Fear (those weapons are of no avail)


The unbelievers spend their wealth to hinder (men) from the path of Allah and so will they continue to spend; but in the end they will have (only) regrets and sighs; at length they will be overcome: and the Unbelievers will be gathered together to Hell.? (8:36)

--the wealth they spend will not avail them in anything
--it will be a source of anguish and
--they shall be humiliated at the hands of the mujahideen,
--and then enter the fire
--ALLAH promised the Mujahideen victory

3) The whole world was a masjid and purification
--you may pray all over the world except in 6 places

The 6 places you’re forbidden to pray:
1) toilet (magicians pray in toilet) (don’t answer salaams in toilet)
2) graveyard
3) where garbage is dumped
4) where animals are tied up
5) in the middle of busy streets
6) on top of Ka'ba


-- Maliki madhab doesn’t allow us to pray janaza after burial
-- scholars differ about praying janaza
-- over someone who has already been buried
-- Maliki do not allow
-- but the Hanbalis allow, because of this Hadith
-- Hanbali madhab allow it because of the Hadith of Rasulallah
-- praying over the woman who used to clean the masjid
-- shaikh asked his shaikhs,
-- they preferred the Maliki opinion on this
-- the prophet prayed over the black woman who used to
-- sweep the masjid even after she was committed to the grave
-- Maliki doesn’t allow it because people might commit shirk

STORY OF MUHAMMAD saws praying over the dead woman is here Sahih Muslim, Book 1, Number 0220

--if they belong to ASWJ, and they didn’t commit shirk,
--they can pray for that person not to that person
--till today, the Hanbalis carry this type of janaza

He (PBUH) said, "Why did you not inform me?'' (It seemed as if) they (Companions) considered the matter insignificant. Then he (PBUH) said, "Show me her (or his) grave.'' When it was shown to him, he offered (Janaza-funeral) prayer over it and said, ""These graves cover those in them with darkness, and Allah illumines them for the inmates as a result of my supplication for them". [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

--Imam Ahmed memorized 1 million Hadiths with Isnaad
--he used that Hadith to support his claim
--if such a janaza is prayed (provided the person was pious),
--it is allowed for us to do so
--if a brother is pious and he offers a lift (ride by car)
--then she can accept this offer, but if he is evil person,
--then she must not accept the offer
--the prophet offered a lift to asma on the back of his camel,
--but she refused, because her husband was harsh with her..
--she knew it would upset him
--the Rasulallah offered to give Asma bint Abu Bakr a ride
--she refused because of his jealousy

Regardless, this Hadith makes me feel so “envious” of Asma Bint Abi Bakr because she had the honor of having none other than the Prophet of Allah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) stop what he was doing out of concern for her and offer her a ride home on his camel. Let us not forget another key point here that Asma was the daughter of the Prophet’s best friend and close companion, Abu Bakr and the older sister of his wife, Aisha [Agreed]

--if you see in a dream that you are praying on top of the kaaba,
--this is a bad dream.
--if you see yourself praying on top of kaba,
--its a bad dream

Regardless, this Hadith makes me feel so “envious” of Asma Bint Abi Bakr because she had the honor of having none other than the Prophet of Allah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) stop what he was doing out of concern for her and offer her a ride home on his camel. AGREED UPON

--the world was made purification for the Muslims
--means: you are allowed to make Tayammum
--world is purification so you may perform Tayammum
--Tayammum is used to replace wudu and even ghusl:
--striking your hands on the earth and wiping over body
--some Sahabahs were on a journey, the man had a wet dream
--he had a cut in his skull
--Sahabah were on journey, a man had a crack on skull,
--he asked if he could make Tayammum : they told him NO
--he must make ghusl with water..
--the water went into his skull and he died
--Rasulallah was furious and said
--"You have killed him, may ALLAH kill you."

4) Ghaminah (booty of war) was made halaal
--the fourth special gift:
--the booty was made halal for the ummah of Muhammad
--precious nations were not allowed to take it after victory

Sulaiman as had 1000 wives and he impregnated them and had the intention to send his sons to Jihaad but he didn’t say "InshaAllah" and his children were born with deformities Nor say of anything, "I shall be sure to do so and so tomorrow"? (23) Without adding, "So please Allah!" And call thy Lord to mind when thou forgettest, and say "I hope that my Lord will guide me ever closer (even) than this to the right road." (24) (Al-Kahf 18-23-24)

And never say of anything, "I shall do such and such thing tomorrow." (23) Except (with the saying), "If Allâh will!" And remember your Lord when you forget and say: "It may be that my Lord guides me unto a nearer way of truth than this." (24) (Al-Kahf 18-23-24)


--we must say inshaAllah before we decide to undertake a matter

The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam) said: “All the earth is a Masjid (place of worship) except graveyards and toilets.” [Sunan Abu Dawood (Eng. Trans.) vol.1, p.125, no.492. “Pray in your houses, and do not make them graveyards.” [Saheeh al-Bukhari (Eng. trans.) vol.2, p.156, no.280, Saheeh Muslim (Eng. trans.) vol.1, p.376, no.1704]

The Prophet) Solomon son of (the Prophet) David said, “Tonight I will go round (i.e. have sexual relations with) one hundred women (my wives) everyone of whom will deliver a male child who will fight in Allah’s Cause.” On that an Angel said to him, “Say: ‘If Allah will.’ ” But Solomon did not say it and forgot to say it. Then he had sexual relations with them but none of them delivered any child except one who delivered a half person. The Prophet said, “If Solomon had said: ‘If Allah will,’ Allah would have fulfilled his (above) desire and that saying would have made him more hopeful.” Bukhari Volume 7, Book 62, Number 169


Sulaiman and his 100 wives

--if she said INSHALLAH, ALLAH would have fulfilled his desire
--all previous prophets performed Jihaad Fi Sabilillah
--we are allowed to keep the booty and they were not
--this is relevant : to prove that all the prophets did jihad,
--to the extent that Sulaiman said
--he would impregnate 100 women for boys for jihad
--Rasulallah saws was sent with the sword till Yawm al Qiyamah
--the provision of Rasulallah saws was under his spear

Narrates by Ibn Omar: "the Prophet said: "I was sent by the sword proceeding the judgment day and my livelihood is in the shadow of my spear and humiliation and submission are on those who disobey me" [Musnad Imam Ahmed (Vol.2, p.50)]

--Rasulallah had nine wives,
--he provided for them through the ghaminah
--Sahabah were enriched through the ghaminah,
--so do the Khilafah that came after them
--the Khilafah didn’t like farming,
--farming is left to Jews and Christians,
--we conquer and take everything
--Muslim men are soldiers not farmers
--Haroon ar-Rasheed had such a vast kingdom
--he used to do Jihaad one year
--Hajj the following and so forth
--vast was his kingdom,
--he would tell the rain to fall wherever it wanted
--for all these territories belonged to him
--at night, the Sahabah were worshippers,
--at daytime, they were soldiers
--they were eager to take the message of Islam
--because the Rasul said so
--in Farewell Pilgrimage,
--they went to the four corners of the world
--they took his command literally
--Sahabah believed with yaqeen that
--whatever Rasulallah
--promised them would come to pass
--Suraaqa ibn Malik was chasing Rasulallah because he wanted
--the promised reward by Quraish
--he fell off from his horse 3 times,
--and he then took Shahadah
--for he knew this incident was from ALLAH

"By Him in Whose Hand my soul is, the following was his will (Prophet's will) to his followers: It is incumbent upon those who are present to convey this information to those who are absent Beware don't renegade (as) disbelievers (turn into infidels) after me, STRIKING THE NECKS (cutting the throats) of one another.'" Bukhari, Vol 2, book 26, No.795

--tell your kaafir neighbour about Islam
--if there is any potential
--if you have a kaafir neighbour
--and he wants to know about Islam
--then it is compulsory upon you to tell him about Islam .
--but do not do so if he doesn’t show any interest

Therefore remind (men) in case the reminder profits (them) (Al-Ala 87:9)

--we must give admonition if it might bring benefit
--some kuffar do not deserve Dawah, some have sealed hearts
--and kufr will not come out and Imaan will not enter

Allah hath set a seal on their hearts and on their hearing And on their eyes is a veil great is the penalty they (incur). (Baqarah 2:7)

Allah has sealed their hearts and hearings

-- and over their eyes is a covering
-- they will be in great torment in the hereafter
-- the preferred method is not dawah,
-- it is jihad fi sabeelillah .
-- the manhaj of spreading Islam is Jihaad Fi Sabbilillah
-- because Allah said: Al Anfal 8:39

And fight them on until there is no more tumult or oppression and there prevail justice and faith in Allah altogether and everywhere; but if they cease, verily Allah doth see all that they do. (8:39)
--fitnah in this ayah means SHIRK
--we must fight them until fitna (in 8:39 means shirk)
--is eradicated and it abrogates Lakum di kunum wal ya deen
--this ayah abrogates: Al Kafirun 109:6

To you be your Way, and to me mine.
(Al-Kafiroon 109:6)


Al Kafirun 109:6 was for when the Muslims had no army
--jihad was not yet ordained

Sahih Muslim (1:33) The Messenger of Allah said: "I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah..."

Abdullah bin Omar narrated that the messenger of Allah said: "I have been ordered to fight against people until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammed is the messenger of Allah and until they perform the prayers and pay the zakat, and if they do so they will have gained protection from me for their lives and property, unless [they do acts that are punishable] in accordance with Islam, and their reckoning will be with Allah the Almighty." Related by Bukhari and Muslim.

--Rasulallah made dawah in Makkah 13 years
--and only 70 accepted Islam
--but after Jihaad was performed, 2000 took Shahadah
--might is right

Sahih Muslim (1:33) The Messenger of Allah said: "I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah..."

--booty is a blessing to Ummah as a whole
--many of us have financial difficulties
--because we have abandoned Jihaad
--many people want to open a business, marry two women
--your mother needs an operation you don’t have any money
--why?
--because you have abandoned jihad : you have no booty to collect
--livelihood is under the shadow of the sword, spear

Narrated Ibn 'Umar that the Prophet (SA) said, "My livelihood is under the shade of my spear,(1) and he who disobeys my orders will be humiliated by paying Jizya" Bukhari

The Prophet (saw) "Whoever dies and he does not fight nor does he ever intend to fight (prepares for it) then he dies on a branch of hypocrisy" (Muslim)


-- if you don’t prepare to fight nor have the intention for it
-- you will die on a branch of nifaaq
-- if you do not want to eradicate kufr, you agree with it
-- British became rich because they stole diamonds
-- and / or riches from India and Africa
-- how do you think the British became rich?
-- they went all over the world and fought and colonized.
-- the British, French, Dutch, Portuguese
-- and Spanish all had their colonies
-- and Europeans went around the world
-- and took all they could and enriched themselves
-- and before they give you independence they give you
-- such problems with neighboring countries,
-- so you will fight with them forever
-- they also make you fight you neighbour until Yawm al Qiyamah

5) Shafa'ah (the great intercession)
--Adam cannot because he ate from haraam tree
--Nuh asked a question he shouldn’t have-about his son
--Ibrahim cannot because he told 3 "lies"
--Musa cannot because he killed a man
--Isa cannot because he claims not to be worthy
--but Rasulallah will intercede for us,
--and he didn’t not use his du'a
--for any other thing but saved it to intercede for us
--on Yawm al Qiyamah
--every question has its answer in Quran

And make ready against them all you can of power, including steeds of war (tanks, planes, missiles, artillery, etc.) to threaten the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others besides whom, you may not know but whom Allah does know. And whatever you shall spend in the Cause of Allah shall be repaid unto you, and you shall not be treated unjustly. 8:60

So they will come to me and say, ‘O Muhammad! You are Allah’s Apostle and the last of the prophets, and Allah forgave your early and late sins. (Please) intercede for us with your Lord. Don’t you see in what state we are?”

--Hitler, Firawn, Qarun were disasters, they had no insight
--might with no insight is not right

…your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, ... and so is the (Hell) Fire Sahih Bukhari Hadith # 6488


--ALLAH is al Hakim al-Aziz***
--ALLAH is al-Aziz al-Hakim***

6) Every prophet was sent to a single nation but Rasulallah was sent to mankind and jinn (al Alamin)

Each Messenger was sent to his own nation. I was sent to all mankind (Sahih al-Bukhari, 'Jihad,' 122)

In part …Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: The Prophet said, "I have been given five things which were not given to any one else before me. 1. Allah made me victorious by awe, (by His frightening my enemies) for a distance of one month's journey. 2. The earth has been made for me (and for my followers) a place for praying and a thing to perform Tayammum, therefore anyone of my followers can pray wherever the time of a prayer is due. 3. The Booty has been made Halal (lawful) for me yet it was not lawful for anyone else before me. 4. I have been given the right of intercession (on the Day of Resurrection). 5. Every Prophet used to be sent to his nation only but I have been sent to all mankind. Bukhari, book 7, No 331

Entire Hadith:
http://www.saheefah.org/2007/03/06/intercession-shafaah/