Monday, January 2, 2012

Eeman in the Last Day: By Abu Nusaybah

EEMAN IN THE LAST DAY: MINOR SIGNS OF THE LAST NIGHT
By Abu Nusaybah
[30.12.11]



Alhamdulillah, the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said when the people come to seek knowledge,
-tell them Marhaban
-walking to seek knowledge does not mean going out actually
-the ulama say reading a book is also going out to seek knowledge
In a hadith, a man was passing by a gathering and decided to sit and listen
-and as a result the barakah covered him
We continue with the topic of Tauheed
-we talked about the pillars of eeman which are 6
-we say that the aqeeda is the foundation of good actions
-verily the heart is the piece of flesh which affects our body's status
If you have a deviant aqeeda you will have deviant actions
-a man may involve in giving charity all the time but if he denies Allah's names he will be in the hellfire
-you should not fall into actions that negate your aqeeda
A brother said to me that he is not sure whether he believes in the Angels or not
-and this person has been in Islam for 9 years
-and this belief makes him a kaafir
Al-Imaan Bil Yawml Aakhirah
Eeman in the last day is from a hadith of Rasul when Jibril came to ask him questions
-he asked him what eeman is
-and the Rasul said they are 6 which includes the Day of Judgment
-so as ASWJ we believe in the last day and everything narrated about it
-from the Quran, Sunnah and books of the Salafus salih
-the pious predecessors
-like the 4 great Imams etc
WHY IS IT CALLED THE LAST DAY?
-it’s the last day on earth
-and after it is Paradise or Hellfire
-there is no more on earth after it
Ummar al-Khattab said, the Prophet (pbuh) said: He said: "You have spoken the truth," and we were surprised that he should ask and then confirm the answer. Then he said: "Tell me about true faith (iman)," and the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) answered: "It is to believe in Allah, His angels, His inspired Books, His messengers, the Last Day, and in destiny, it’s good and evil."
Think about it
-sometimes you burn yourself in fire for few seconds
-and imagine the pain and torment you feel
-so think about that pain for eternity
-never coming out of it
-burning, burning and burning
-even if all your bowels are coming out
The people will wish they were never there
-and the thing they hated the most- death, is what they will be begging for
Allah always says those who believe in Allah and the last day
And of mankind, there are some (hypocrites) who say: "We believe in Allah and the Last Day" while in fact they believe not. (Al-Baqarah 2:8)
You (O Muhammad SAW) will not find any people who believe in Allah and the Last Day, making friendship with those who oppose Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAWS), even though they were their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers, or their kindred (people). For such He has written Faith in their hearts, and strengthened them with Rûh (proofs, light and true guidance) from Himself for such He has written Faith in their hearts, and strengthened them with Rûh (proofs, light and true guidance) from Himself and We will admit them to Gardens (Paradise) under which rivers flow, to dwell therein (forever). Allah is pleased with them, and they with Him. They are the Party of Allah. Verily, it is the Party of Allah that will be the successful. (Al-Mujadilah 58:22)
Allah mentioned in these ayats believe in Allah and the last day
-believe in Allah is what will bring you into the deen
-and believe in the last day is what will save you in aakhirah
THERE ARE 2 REQUIREMENTS IN BELIEVING IN THE LAST DAY
1. THE GENERAL BELIEF ABOUT IT
-in general terms
-even those that you don’t know
-you believe them in general terms
2. THE COMPLETE BELIEVE
-to believe in everything the Qur’an and sunnah tells us
-some of them are the ghaib
-this is knowledge now
So know (O Muhammad SAW) that La ilaha ill-Allah (none has the right to be worshipped but Allah), and ask forgiveness for your sin, and also for (the sin of) believing men and believing women. And Allah knows well you’re moving about and your place of rest (in your homes). (Muhammad 47:19)
Allah asked us to seek knowledge first
-it precedes actions
-and whosoever believes but not based upon the truth will not be accepted from him
So we believe…
1. the signs of the last day
2. death
3. the Barzah
4. the resurrection
5. the gathering
6. the records\
7. the weighing
8. the fountain
9. the bridge
10. the intercession
11. Jannah and knar
All these things we will talk about insha Allah
-enough to make a person understand the topic
You need to understand that the last day has 3 stages
1. this life and its signs including death
2. stage in the grave
3. the hereafter
1. THE SIGNS BEFORE THE LAST DAY
-no one knows the last day
-the specific date
-we know when Jibril asked the Rasul about it he said
-the one asked knows not more than the questioner
BUT WE KNOW ITS SIGNS
-split in 2 categories
1. THE MINOR SIGNS
2. THE MAJOR SIGNS
THE MINOR SIGNS ARE MANY AND PEOPLE MAY NOT SEE THEM
BUT THE MAJOR SIGNS WILL BE NOTICED BY ALL
These signs are also split into 3
1. these that have already happened
2. those that are happening now
3. those that have not happened yet
WE HAVE 67 MINOR SIGNS
-each with evidences
-this is why we cannot talk about all of them
-some ulama gave more some gave less
-but we will talk about 67 insha Allah
-you can look for them from books or from sites from ibn Kathir, ibn Taymiyyah etc
Then the man said, "Tell me about the Hour" The Prophet replied, "About that he who is questioned knows no more than the questioner." The man said, “Then tells me about its marks. [Imam Nawawi]
1. THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ILM AND APPEARANCE OF JAHL
-this can be found in the hadith books
Anas ibn Malik said, ”I shall tell you a hadith which I heard from the Messenger of Allah (May Allah shower peace and blessings upon him), and which no-one will tell you after me. I heard him say “Among the signs of the Hour will be disappearance of knowledge and the appearance of ignorance. Adultery will be prevalent and the drinking of wine will be common. The number of men will decrease and the number of women will increase until there will be fifty women to be looked after by one man.”"
2. BOOKS WILL BE WIDESPREAD BUT THE ILM WILL BE LOW
-this is in the Musnad
3. FORNICATION WILL BE EVERYWHERE
-diseases will appear that were not known by the ancestors
-diseases like HIV, syphilis were not present before
4. THE FORNICATION WILL BE WIDESPREAD AMONG THE RULERS
-because people will stop commanding good and forbidding evil
-found in Sunnah of ibn Maja
The Prophet (salalahu alahi wasalam), according to the hadith, prophesized many things to come such are examples (excluding the minor signs such as fornication, widespread, much killing etc) that were fulfilled: [IBN MAJA]
5. ZINA WILL BE IN THE OPEN
-this is present in wide screens
-kids, adults all seeing it
-in shops and everywhere
6. THE CONSUMPTION OF INTOXICANTS WILL BE WIDESPREAD
-whether it be alcohol, weed, drugs
-there was a man crying in the middle of the road with a bottle of wine
-even the youths are involved
-this is in the 2 Sahih
7. WOMEN WILL OUTNUMBER THE MEN
-50 women to 1 man
-found in 2 Sahih and Musnad
‘Abu Huraira used this Hadith as a proof to maintain that women will outnumber men in Jannah (paradise) … and this is much clear.’ (Fath Al-Bari 10/30)
8. THE KILLING, KILLING AND KILLING
-we see that in the news everyday
-America killed one million children in Iraq and people did not see it as a problem
-in Palestine, Yemen, people are killed
-found in 2 Sahih, Musnad and Sunan ibn Maja
In a hadith, the Prophet (saws) described the End Times in this way: Allah’s Messenger (saws) said: “The Harj (will increase).” They asked, “What is the Harj?” He replied,“(It is) killing (murdering),(it is) murdering (killing).” (Bukhari)
9. PEOPLE WILL GATHER TO DISCUSS ISLAM LIKE PEOPLE GATHER TO FEAST AND MUSLIMS WILL BE MANY BUT WILL BE LIKE THE FOAM
10. THE PEOPLE WILL BEAT OTHERS WITH WHIPS LIKE THE TAILS OF THE COWS
11. THE CHILDREN WILL BE FILLED WITH RAGE
-in At- Tabarani and al Haakim
12. THE CHILDREN WILL BE FILLED WITH FOWL
13. THE WOMEN WILL CONSPIRE A LOT
14. THE RAIN WILL BE ACIDIC AND BURNING
-in At- Tabarani and Al Haakim
15. the children of zina will be widespread
-also in At- Tabarani
-and this is happening
16. THE TRUST BECOMES A MEANS OF MAKING PROFIT
-in Tirmidhi
17. THE GAINS WILL ONLY BE SHARED OUT BY THE RICH
-and the poor will not have
-and we know this is the reality
-in Tirmidhi
18. ZAKAT WILL NOT BE PAID
19. STINGINESS WILL BE WIDESPREAD
20. EPISODES OF SUDDEN DEATH WILL BE COMMON
-no death bed
21. THERE WILL BE PEOPLE WHO WILL BE BROTHERS IN PUBLIC BUT ENEMIES IN SECRET
-this will be because they have ulterior motives together but they will fear one another
-in Tirmidhi
22. MAN WILL OBEY HIS WIFE AND DISOBEY HIS MOTHER, AND TREATS HIS FRIEND KINDLY BUT SHUNS HIS FATHER
-in Tirmidhi
A trust is used to make a profit. [Tirmidhi]
23. WHEN THE VOICES WILL BE RAISED INSIDE THE MASJIDS NOT FOR THE SAKE OF ALLAH
When voices are raised in the mosques. [Tirmidhi]
24. PEOPLE WILL WALK IN MARKET PLACES WITH THEIR THIGHS EXPOSED
People will walk in the marketplace with their thighs exposed.
25. GREAT DISTANCES WILL BE COVERED IN A SHORT SPAN OF TIME
Great distances will be traversed in short spans of time - reference to vehicles, airplanes.
The people of Iraq will receive no food and no money due to oppression by the Romans (Europeans). [Muslim]
26. THE PEOPLE OF IRAQ WILL RECEIVE NO FOOD AND MONEY DUE TO THE OPPRESSION OF THE ROMAN
-in Sahih Muslim
27. THE PEOPLE WILL HOP BTW THE CLOUDS AND THE EARTH
HADITH SHARIF: 53 People will hop between the clouds and the earth.
Please ask yourself how many of these signs have you seen yourself
-this shows how close we are to meeting Allah
28. a tribulation will enter in every home
-mothers have problems with daughters etc
-so many broken homes
-found in Musnad
29. the leader will be the worst of the people
-in Tirmidhi
“when voices are raised in the mosques; when the leader of a people is the worst of them” TIRMIDHI
30. the leaders will be oppressors
-found in Al Haithami
31. the people will treat a man with respect out of some fear he may do them
-how many gangsters are treated with respect because of this
HADITH SHARIF: 30. People will treat a man with respect out of fear for some evil he might do. [Tirmidhi]
32. the men will begin to wear silk
hadith Sharif: 31. Men will begin to wear silk. [Tirmidhi]
33. female singers and musical instruments will become widespread
HADITH SHARIF 32. Female singers and musical instruments will become popular. [Tirmidhi]
34. singers will become common in general
-in Al Haithami
35. people will begin to dance late in the night
HADITH SHARIF (55. People will dance late into the night)
-this was never present in the time of the Rasul and the Romans
-the issue of night clubs
36. the last ones of this ummah curse the first ones of the ummah
-in Tirmidhi
HADITH SHARIF (33. When the last ones of the Ummah begin to curse the first ones. [Tirmidhi])
37. people will claim to follow the Quran but they will reject the hadith
-and this is true because we have the Parvezi
38. people will believe the stars
39. people will reject qadr
-this started during the time of Abdullah Ibn Omar
HADITH SHARIF (58. People will reject al-Qadr (the Divine Decree of Destiny). [Al-Haythami])
40. time will pass rapidly
-days are so short
-the barakah in the day is gone so rapidly
-in 2 Sahih
-and before finishing doing few things its Maghrib
HADITH SHARIF (1. Time will pass rapidly. [Bukhari, Muslim, & Ahmad])
41. the good deeds will decrease
HADITH SHARIF: (2. Good deeds will decrease. [Bukhari])
42. smog will appear in cities because of people’s handiwork
Hazrat Abu Huraira narrates that the Holy Prophet said, "Time will pass rapidly, good deeds will decrease, miserliness will be thrown (in the hearts of the people), afflictions will appear and there will be much 'Al-Harj.'" They said, "O Allah's Messenger! What is 'Al-Harj?' He said, "Killing! Killing!" [Sahih Bukhari, Hadith no. 183]
43. people will carry on with trade but with only few trustworthy people
44. wealth will increase so much that a man will not be content with 2000 dirhams
HADITH SHARIF: (60. People will be carrying on with their trade, but there will only be a few trustworthy persons.)
-a man stole 2million from the banks but he still wanted to steal
Wealth will be in abundance, to the extent that it will be difficult to find someone in need of Zakat. [Bukhari]
-A man has the latest Bentley and the next day he drives the latest BMW
-and this man is saying he still needs to save more for hijra
-SubhanAllah how much more money does he want
The mutual rivalry for piling up of worldly things diverts you, (At-Takathur 102:1)
Until you visit the graves (i.e. till you die). (At-Takathur 102:2)
45. a man will pass by a grave and will wish he was in their place
A man will pass by a grave and wish that he was in their place. [Bukhari]
-there are some brothers who say I wish I was just a stone
-because they are so scared about the day of judgment
-this deen is a test and life is a great responsibility
-if you get it right then you are ok
-but if you get it wrong, audhubillah
46. earthquakes will increase
-in 2 Sahih
47. there will be attempts to make the deserts green
-look at the casinos in Las Vegas
48. the appearance of the false messengers
Narrated Hazrat Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger said, "The Hour will not be established (1) till two big groups fight each other whereupon there will be a great number of casualties on both sides and they will be following one and the same religious doctrine, (2) till about thirty Dajjaal [liars] appear, and each one of them will claim that he is Allah's Messenger,(3) till religious knowledge is taken away [by the death of religious scholars] (4) earthquakes will increase in number (5) time will pass quickly, afflictions will appear,
-look at Ghadaffi, Baser Assad they believe they are God
-this man is evil
-look at the Syria's torture machine
-they stepped on an Imam and said to him
The appearance of 30 false messengers. [Bukhari]
-how dare you say Allahu Akbar
-they asked him to say Bashar Assad Akbar
-SubhanAllah, the man had no choice
-he said it and they told him to say it loud enough
-these people are so evil
-these hearts find hatred in the truth
-and Allah spoke about this
-they find saqeen in the mention of their Gods
Recent news came to me although I wanna verify it
-an Arab brother told me when Ghadaffi was caught, he was sodomized with a knife
-it does not mean I am happy about it but I want to verify
49. women will walk dressed although they are naked
-they will be lead astray and will lead others astray
-in Sahih Muslim
50. the conquest of Constantinople
51. the conquest of India by the Muslims
-prior to return of Isa ibn Miriam
52. competition in construction of taller building and a special greeting will be given to those of higher status
The conquest of India by the Muslims, just prior to the return of Prophet Jesus, son of Mary. [Ahmad, an-Nisa'i, Tabarani, al-Hakim]
53. the Euphrates will disclose its own treasures
-the Rasul said whoever is present should not take from it
When people begin to compete with others in the construction of taller buildings. [Bukhari]
54. 2 large groups from the same deen will fight each other
-with large casualties from both sides
55. Animals will speak to people
Narrated Hazrat Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger said, "The Hour will not be established (1) till two big groups fight each other whereupon there will be a great number of casualties on both sides and they will be following one and the same religious doctrine
Wild animals will be able to talk to humans. [Ahmad]
A man will leave his home and his thigh or hip will tell him what is happening back at his home. [Ahmad]
56. a man will leave his home and his thigh will tell him what is happening in his home
Years of deceit in which the truthful person will not be believed and the liar will be believed. [Ahmad]
57. years of deceit in which the truthful will be disbelieved and the liars will be believed
-e.g a shaikh like Al Maqdisi want to give a talk and only few people will be there
-but Tahir Qadiri gets 10, 000 people
58. the bearing of false witness will become widespread
Years of deceit in which the truthful person will not be believed and the liar will be believed. [Ahmad]
Bearing false witness will become widespread. [Al-Haythami & Ahmad]
59. WHEN MEN LAY IN BED LIKE HOMOSEXUALITY
-this was never known off in the past
-but it’s so widespread in the internet now
60. trade will become widespread that a woman will be forced to help her husband in it
-in Musnad
61. a woman will enter into the work force out of love of the dunya
-this is not criticism for the one that has to work out of necessity
Trade will become so widespread that a woman will be forced to help her husband in business. [Ahmad]
62. ARROGANCE WILL BE COMMON ON EARTH
-I saw a guy with the walk of a gangster but from his face he looks like somebody fresh from the boats
-from Muslim areas you see children with the gangster talks, dresses, walk
-I was in YouTube and saw Somali brothers acting exactly like the kuffaar
In prison I started talking to the brothers and when I came out I was advised to talk to the people
63. family ties will be cut
Family ties will be cut. [Ahmad]
-the mother bans the children from speaking to the aunts
Arrogance will increase in the earth. [Tabarani, al-Hakim]
-the aunt bans the children from seeing the uncle
64. there will be many women at the age of childbearing but will no longer be able to give birth
65. abundance of food but with no barakah in it
There will be many women of child-bearing age who will no longer give birth.
66. people will refused when they are offered food
There will be an abundance of food, much of which has no blessing in it. People will refuse when offered food.
-the sunnah is to go when invited to a Muslim family for food
-we know about the story of prophet Ibrahim and the Angels who were his guests
67. MEN WILL BEGIN TO LOOK LIKE WOMEN AND WOMEN WILL BEGIN TO LOOK LIKE MEN.
-I was walking in a public area and I saw a crowd of school children in a corner
-I thought it was kuffaar fighting
-but when I get there a girl was battering a boy
-who was much taller and bigger than her
-these were 13 year old children
-but they were fighting over the boy spreading rumors about the girl
-how dare he speaks evil of me on something I did with another guy
-Muslim sisters talking with gangster words
-as if they are men
-a Muslim sister raised in a Muslim home
Q & A SESSION:
Q 1. how do we cry at the signs of Allah in order to make are heart soft?
Answer 1: Remember death
go to the grave yard contemplate over the deaths of the people.
contemplate over the ayat of Allah
contemplate over the creation of ALLAH how Great Allah is
think about how the signs of ALLAH are everywhere
The Wisdom of ALLAH is so great so how can you submit to anyone other than ALLAH.
For none can humiliate or elevate like ALLAH.
Q 2. What books do you recommend where these signs are described in details? Be with the people who remind you of aakhirah
Answer 2: Sulayman Aska. Kitaab ul Imaan by Sheikh ul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah Imam Anwar Al Awlaki (rh) 'Al Akhira' series. Al Bidaya an Nihaya.
Q 3. I would like to write books are we allowed to write fiction books and are we allowed writing things such as Guantanamo bay as a fiction book to get the message across to people?
Answer 3: Al Jibani on aqeeda series. jibali?
Q 4. Regarding about not caring if no one loves you, what about the hadith that states that if Allah loves you then He causes the Angels and the people to love you.
Q 5. Are we allowed to receive government pension such as in UK
Answer 5: I do not know. We will ask Shaikh Faisal