Monday, July 11, 2011

-129- The 7 Worst Sins

by Shaikh Abdullah Faisal

(evening dars: 7.11.11)

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The Prophet said there are 7 greatest sins:
1. Shirk
2. Magic
3. Murder
4. Riba
5. Rob the orphan
6. Run from battlefield
7. Slander pious Muslimahs

Narrated Abu-Huraira (may Allah be pleased with him); ‘The Prophet (SAWS) said: “Avoid the seven great destructive sins.” The people enquired; ‘O Allah’s Messenger! What are they?’ The Prophet (SAWS) said: To join others in worship along with Allah, to practise sorcery, to kill the life that Allah has forbidden except for a just cause (according to Islamic law), to eat up usury, to eat up the orphan’s wealth, to show one’s back to the enemy and fleeing from the battlefield at the time of fighting, and to accuse the chaste women, who never even think of anything touching chastity and are good believers.” (Bukhari).


-shirk means ascribing partners to Allah tala
-this sin will never be forgiven

Verily, Allâh forgives not that partners should be set up with Him (in worship), but He forgives except that (anything else) to whom He wills; and whoever sets up partners with Allâh in worship, he has indeed invented a tremendous sin. (An-Nisa 4:48)

-Allah tala forgives MINOR shirk (doing good w/ ulterior motives)
-they will be taken out of the hellfire
-The prophet was told not to pray for those who died committing major shirk
-see 9:113 for the hujjah (evidence)

It is not (proper) for the Prophet and those who believe to ask Allâh's Forgiveness for the Mushrikûn (polytheists, idolaters, pagans, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allâh) even though they be of kin, after it has become clear to them that they are the dwellers of the Fire (because they died in a state of disbelief). ( Al-Tawba 9:113)

-no need to beg Allah tala because it compromises on his stance w/ the mushrikeen
-your pagan (mushrikeen) family is not special
-see 4:48

You’re not allowed to pray to ALLAH and beg ALLAH to forgive those
- who died on shirk because
- you’re asking ALLAH to compromise on His stance >> 4:48

Abu Talib was the biggest sympathizer to Islam
-but he died as a mushrik (pagan)
-but his other uncle, Abass became a Muslim
-The prophet (saws) said he begged for Allah tala
-to give Abu Talib something special
-so he asked for the lightest punishment in the hellfire
-see 3:85

Abu Sa'id al-Khudri reported: Verily, the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) said: The least tormented of the inhabitants of the Fire would be he who would wear two shoes of Fire and his brain would boil on account of the heat of the shoes. Sahih Muslim 0412

And whoever seeks a religion other than Islâm, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers. (Al-E-Imran 3:85)

-Abu Talib didn't give Shahadah on his death bed
-on the religion of Abu Talib, I die
-Allah tala revealed 28:56 to comfort the Prophet (saws)

Verily! You (O Muhammad SAW) guide not whom you like, but Allâh guides whom He wills. And He knows best those who are the guided
(Al-Qasas 28:56)

-only Allah tala can guide people to Islam

Ibn 'Abbas reported: The Prophet (may peace be upon him) said: Among the inhabitants of the Fire Abu Talib would have the least suffering, and he would be wearing two shoes (of Fire) which would boil his brain. Sahih Muslim 0413

-The prophet had emotional love so this is ok for us
-but we're not to have spiritual love for our kaafir family members
-always give Shahadah to your family before they die

HOW DO CHRISTIANS and JEWS commit shirk?
-legislation and obedience:
-they took their priests and rabbis instead of Allah tala

They (Jews and Christians) took their rabbis and their monks to be their lords besides Allâh (by obeying them in things which they made lawful or unlawful according to their own desires without being ordered by Allâh), [Al-Tawba 9:31]

Christians say:

-we don't worship them but the Prophet said they make haraam halal
-some people think worship is only when you make sadjah but it's not true
-the Prophet taught him worship is not only bowing down to idols
-if someone says to you: I will make pork halal for you to eat
-that is the shirk of legislation
-obeying that man practices the shirk of obedience

'Adi Ibn Hatim said that he came to the Prophet (sallalahu alaihi wa sallam)wearing a gold cross around his neck. The Prophet (sallalahu alaihi wa sallam) said: "O 'Adi! Throw away this idol from yourself." Then the Prophet sallalahu alaihi wa sallam recited the verse: They (Jews and Christians) took their rabbis and their monks to be their lords besides Allah" (9:31) "It was not that they worshipped these people, but rather whatever they made permissible for them, they believed it to be permissible and whatever they forbade, they believed to be unlawful. " (Tirmidhi)

The shirk of obedience and legislation = all sins have brothers and sisters

He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have children when He has no wife? He created all things and He is the All-Knower of everything[] ( Al-Anaam 6:101)

And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. Gen 6:6

CHRISTIANS believe ...

-Allah made a son from a woman's womb
-they think Jacob defeated God in a wrestling match
-they think Allah tala made taubah for making mankind
--They say ALLAH rested on the 7th day; they also say ALLAH fathered a son

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. Gen 32:28


-they didn't want him to tour so it would remain mostly Christian
-he quotes the Bible verses that refute each other
-Shaikh even uses different Bible verses not always quoting the same ones
-so use these to refute Christianity
-they describe Allah tala w/ human qualities but we use His 99 names & attributes

-you are the best ummah
-see 3:110

1. Enjoin the right
2. Forbid the wrong
3. Believe in Allah tala so we believe in Allah tala properly

You [true believers in Islâmic Monotheism, and real followers of Prophet Muhammad SAW and his Sunnah] are the best of peoples ever raised up for mankind; you enjoin Al-Ma'rûf (i.e. Islâmic Monotheism and all that Islâm has ordained) and forbid Al-Munkar (polytheism, disbelief and all that Islâm has forbidden), and you believe in Allâh... ( Al-E-Imran 3:110)


-the Jews say Allah 'tala's hands are tied
-they say Allah ‘tala is poor (faqeer)

Indeed, Allâh has heard the statement of those (Jews) who say: "Truly, Allâh is poor and we are rich!" (Al-E-Imran 3:181)

SHIITES aqeeda says Allah tala is a liar

Allah often lies and does mistakes. (Usool-e-Kaafi, page #328, Yaqoob Kulaini, Vol 1).

-the Muslim is the only person in the world who does spew venom at Allah tala
-not even Allah tala is spared from their lies
-if they slander us, we need to run to Alaska
-in Bukhari, you'll never find a SHIA in the chain of transmitters
-their aqeeda is identical to the Jews
-Muslims do not blaspheme Allah 'tala

Glorified is your Lord, the Lord of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they attribute unto Him! (180) And peace be on the Messengers! (181) And all the praises and thanks are to Allâh, Lord of the 'Alamîn (mankind, jinn and all that exists). (182) [As-Saaffat 37:180-182]



a) anything that happens in front of you and you can't explain it
-we can't accept that definition

b) to subdue the jinn who spread mischief on earth

-we are not permitted to use a jinn
-punishment for magician is 1 strike of the sword
-it makes you a kaafir to practice it

And follow that which the devils falsely related against the kingdom of Solomon. Solomon disbelieved not; but the devils disbelieved, teaching mankind magic and that which was revealed to the two angels in Babel, Harut and Marut. Nor did they (the two angels) teach it to anyone till they had said: We are only a temptation, therefore disbelieve not (in the guidance of Allah). And from these two (angles) people learn that by which they cause division between man and wife; but they injure thereby no-one save by Allah's leave. And they learn that which harmeth them and profiteth them not. And surely they do know that he who trafficketh therein will have no (happy) portion in the Hereafter; and surely evil is the price for which they sell their souls, if they but knew. (Al-Baqarah 2:102)

And those who invoke not any other ilâh (god) along with Allâh, nor kill such person as Allâh has forbidden, except for just cause, nor commit illegal sexual intercourse - and whoever does this shall receive the punishment (Al-Furqan 25:68)


-see 25:68
-Muslims don't kill people w/o a right or do zina
-because when zina is rife then murder becomes rife, too
-example: if you seduce a man's wife, he will kill you!

”None of you will truly believe until you love for your brother what you love for yourself”. (Al-Bukhari)

Murder is a serious matter

Because of that We ordained for the Children of Israel that if anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land - it would be as if he killed all mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind. 5:32

-the blood money is 200 cows (100 for a woman )
-the family might refuse blood money and rather you be killed
-blood money is called “dia”

Because of that We ordained for the Children of Israel that if anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land - it would be as if he killed all mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind.... (Al-Maeda 5:32)


-man killed a man who had a son and when the toddler grew up
-he said I don't want blood money; I want him dead
-so they had to kill the man
-if you kill a Muslim because he slept w/ your wife: you're still a Muslim
-if you kill a Muslim because of the Islam in him, you're a kaafir
-some murderers are faasiq and some are kaafir

“Not one of you is a believer until you wish for others what you wish for yourself.” (Fourth Hadith of an-Nawawi 13)

4) RIBA (interest ... lending them $1000 and asking for $1,500 - the extra is the riba)

And if you do not do it, then take a notice of war from Allâh and His Messenger[] but if you repent, you shall have your capital sums. Deal not unjustly (by asking more than your capital sums), and you shall not be dealt with unjustly (by receiving less than your capital sums). (Al-Baqara 2:279)

-when you take riba .. see 2:279 you declare war on Allah tala and Muhammad (saws)
-taking riba is like a man having s-x w/ his mother in the belly of the kaba
-should we leave riba in the bank? no!
-give it away in charity - and don't expect any barakah

"Riba has seventy segments, the least serious being equivalent to a man committing adultery with his own mother." (Ibn Majah)


-if SH swapped a Toyota for a Mercedes cars, that is riba in re: quality
-or swapping silver for gold
-loaning $1,000 and asking for $1,500 as return payment is riba in re: quantity
-riba ul fadl ?
-riba is a satanic system and kuffaar use to bankrupt countries
-even the kuffaar know riba is satanic

-see An-Nisa 4:10
-it's like swallowing hellfire in our bellies

Verily, those who unjustly eat up the property of orphans, they eat up only a fire into their bellies, and they will be burnt in the blazing Fire! (An-Nisa 4:10)

-let's interject that not all murder makes you a kaafir
-because if you kill your wife while she commits adultery,
-you did nothing wrong because you were only protecting your honor

Abu Huraira (Allah be pleased with him) reported that Sa'd b. Ubada (Allah be pleased with him) said: Messenger of Allah, if I were to find with my wife a man, should I not touch him before bringing four witnesses? Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: Yes. He said: By no means. By Him Who has sent you with the Truth, I would hasten with my sword to him before that. Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: Listen to what your chief says. He is jealous of his honour, I am more jealous than he and God is more jealous than I. Sahih Muslim Book 9 , 3571

-robbing the orphan makes you a faasiq not a kaafir

Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "The best house among the Muslims is the house in which orphans are well treated. The worst house among the Muslims is the house in which orphans are ill treated. I and the guardian of the orphan will be in the Garden like that," indicating his two fingers. [Bukhari]

-the Khawarijj like to believe we'd become a kaafir when we commit minor sins

-when we go for jihad, we're not permitted to run from the battlefield
-see 8:65 for hujjah

O Prophet (Muhammad SAW)! Urge the believers to fight. If there are twenty steadfast persons amongst you, they will overcome two hundred, and if there be a hundred steadfast persons they will overcome a thousand of those who disbelieve, because they (the disbelievers) are people who do not understand. (Al-Anfal 8:65)

-RATIO: 20:200 -- 100:1000 =
-the ratio Allah tala outlined for how many we need to defeat the kuffaar


The Sahabahs complained the ratio was too wide .. so Allah tala revealed 6:66
-to lighten our burden
-the Sahabahs complained of this ratio >>
-therefore ALLAH revealed 8:66, canceling 8:65
-if there is 3 against 1, you can run
-it's a matter of Ijtihad

Now Allâh has lightened your (task), for He knows that there is weakness in you. So if there are of you a hundred steadfast persons, they shall overcome two hundreds, and if there are a thousand of you, they shall overcome two thousand with the Leave of Allâh. And Allâh is with As-Sâbirûn (the patient). (Al-Anfal 8:66)

Narrated Ibn Abbas: When the Verse:-- "If there are twenty steadfast amongst you, they will overcome two hundred." (8.65) was revealed, then it became obligatory for the Muslims that one (Muslim) should not flee from ten (non-Muslims). Sufyan (the sub-narrator) once said, "Twenty (Muslims) should not flee before two hundred (non Muslims)." Then there was revealed: 'But now Allah has lightened your (task)..' (8.66) So it became obligatory that one-hundred (Muslims) should not flee before two hundred (non-Muslims). (Once Sufyan said extra, "The Verse: 'Urge the believers to the fight.

If there are twenty steadfast amongst you (Muslims) ..' was revealed.) Sufyan said, "Ibn Shabrama said, "I see that this order is applicable to the obligation of enjoining good and forbidding evil." (Bukhari, Book #60, Hadith #175)

3 stalwarts were killed at the BATTLE OF MUTA
-the women of Madinah wanted to know why the men ran back but this was correct
-because the ratio was MORE than 2:1
-the other exception is when GOG and MAGOG come,
-then we can run (their #'s will be too great for us)
-it won't be held against us on the DAY OF JUDGMENT
-it's Jesus job to kill them, not ours, so there will come acid rain upon them

-to accuse them of being lesbians is so bad
-see 24:23

Verily, those who accuse chaste women, who never even think of anything touching their chastity and are good believers,— are cursed in this life and in the Hereafter, and for them will be a great torment, (Al-Noor 24:23)

-when Aisha was slandered, her body became numb and she could not even do NATURE
-the slander nearly killed her
-to accuse her, your destiny is in the hellfire: unless she forgives you
-control your tongue or you're at her mercy

SHAIKH FAISAL encourages us to forgive
-if a true Muslim slanders you, please forgive them
-no benefit, tho in forgiving a munafiqh because he's going to the hellfire anyway
-see An-Nisa 4:145

Verily, the hypocrites will be in the lowest depths (grade) of the Fire; no helper will you find for them. (An-Nisa 4:145)