Below are the the notes tweeted by Mpubs for the lecture today titled Paradise is surrounded by Hardship and Hellfire is Surrounded by Ease By Shaykh Muhammad Awaji Muhjari Al Madkhali حفظه الله
 The title of this lecture is taken from a ḥadīth, which shows us a number of lessons
 The path to Jannah is filled with unpleasant things and things that are very difficult upon the soul.
 This is something the Muslim is always exposed to, and Allāh has commanded His servants with certain commandments
 and laid down certain prohibitions
 Just as the soul has been created to like certain pleasures and it has certain desires,
 know that the path to Jannah is filled with a lot of temptations along the way and lots of things that people naturally dislike
 Whereas the path to the Hellfire is filled with amusement and play and giving the soul what it desires
 And to extent a person gives his soul everything it desires and follows lowly temptations,
 he should know that he is on the path to the Hellfire
 It is only the believers who will have the reward of Paradise, because in this life they remained patient upon abstaining
 from the prohibitions of Allāh, implementing His commandments & the hardships in this life brought about by the Devine Decree of Allāh
 And no one can remain patient upon these three except those souls filled with īmān
 and those who are pleased with Allāh as their Lord, Islām as their Dīn and Muḥammad ﷺ as their Prophet
 The souls differ in their levels of īmān and likewise they will differ in the reward they will be given on the Day of Resurrection
 Regarding the disbelievers:
“They are like cattle, nay even more astray; those! They are the heedless ones.” [Sūrah al-A’rāf 7:179]
 “…while those who disbelieve enjoy themselves and eat as cattle eat, and the Fire will be their abode.” [Sūrah Muḥammad 47:12]
 Those who are simply enjoying life and following their lowly desires and temptations and giving in to their evil inclinations
 without following the commands of Allāh, this shall be their outcome; their reward will be the Hellfire
The Muslim sees women & he may want them; in fact he may sometimes have temptations to commit zinā,but he fears the punishment of Allāh
 and hopes for eternal gardens of bliss, so he does not give his soul those things it desires
 Whereas the disbeliever, if a woman invites him he might spend the night with her and do what is ḥarām
 or give in to his temptations to drink alcohol or eat pork or gamble.
 The believer distances himself from his desires while the disbeliever indulges in his desires
 The disbeliever is only concerned with fulfilling his desires and is not worried about the commandments of Allāh
 The Muslim knows that these desires are a test from Allāh
 and if he obeys Allāh in resisting those temptations then Allāh will aid him in abstaining from them
 You will find that the Muslim who obeys the commands of Allāh hates those things that Allāh hates;
 he hates sins and disobedience to Allāh because of his īmān.
 Allāh has helped him so he flees from these things even though he desires them
 “…but Allāh has endeared the Faith to you and has beautified it in your hearts,
 and has made disbelief, wickedness and disobedience (to Allāh and His Messenger) hateful to you.” [Sūrah al-Ḥujurāt 49:7]
 In defying his lowly desires the Muslim receives the Devine Aid of Allāh such that even though his soul hopes to commit these acts
 of disobedience, he begins to turn away from them because his īmān finds them distasteful
 It is upon the Muslim to seek the Help of Allāh in leaving disobedience and implementing His commands
 The Muslim should know that any sins he commits in this life brings him closer to the Hellfire in the afterlife
 If a Muslim happens to fall into some sin he should turn to his Lord in repentance, for indeed Allāh has opened the door of repentance
 The disbeliever lives a life similar to that of an animal; his life has no meaning
 “But whosoever turns away from My Reminder (i.e. neither believes in this Qur’ān nor acts on its orders, etc.)
 verily, for him is a life of hardship, and We shall raise him up blind on the Day of Resurrection.
 He will say: ‘O my Lord! Why have you raised me up blind, while I had sight (before).’
 (Allāh) will say: ‘Like this, Our āyāt came unto you, but you disregarded them,
 and so this Day, you will be neglected (in the Hell-fire, away from Allāh’s Mercy).’” (Sūrah Ṭā-Hā 20: 124-126]
 I ask Allāh by His Most Beautiful Names and Lofty Attributes to make the means of obeying Him
 and following the path seeking Jannah easy for us all & that He distances us from the path that leads to the Hellfire & His punishment
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Marriage After Zinaa
Q. May Allah bestow goodness upon you, O Noble Shaykh. There’s a man who committed illegal sexual intercourse with a woman, and she became pregnant. Afterwards he married her. What is the ruling of this marriage?
Shaykh Usaamah al-‘Utaybi (may Allah preserve him) answered:
If he married her during her pregnancy or before her repentance from the act of illegal sexual intercourse, then the marriage is invalid and it’s a must that they be separated until she has one menstrual cycle, becomes clean, and repents with a sincere repentance from the act of illegal sexual intercourse. After that, it is permissible for the man to marry her by way of her guardian. As for the case of his marriage to her taking place after she gave birth and after she repented with a truthful repentance and he married her by way of her guardian and two witnesses, the marriage is valid.
Translated by Abu Yusuf Khaleefah
2nd of Dhul Qi’dah, 1437AH (6th August, 2016)
Masjid Nur Allah, Queens, NY
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Ibn Umar said; I was married to a woman that I loved, however Umar hated her, so he said to me “divorce her!” But I refused. Consequently he went to the Prophet -sallahu alayhi wa salaam- and mentioned this to him. As a result the Prophet -sallahu alayhi wa salaam- said (to me) “Divorce her!” Collected by Abu Dawud and Tirmidhi.
Abud-Dardaa said that a man came to him and said; indeed I have a woman that my mother commands me to divorce. So Abud-Dardaa said, I heard Allah’s Messenger say: “The parent is the middle door to paradise, so whoever wills may neglect that door or protect it.” Collected by Tirmidhi.
Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al Uthaymin stated while commenting on these two narrations; then he (Imaam An-Nawawi) mentions the narration of Abdullah Ibn Umar where he had a woman that he loved, yet his father order him to divorce her, but he refused to do such because he loved her. So Umar mentioned that to the Prophet -sallahu alayhi wa salaam- and he subsequently commanded Ibn Umar to divorce her.
Also another narration wherein a woman commands her son to divorce his wife, therein the Prophet -sallahu alayhi wa salaam- makes clear that maintaining family ties or dutifulness to the parents is a means to enter Paradise. This is by signifying that, if he obeys his mother by divorcing his wife, that is a cause for him to enter Paradise.
However it’s not obligatory to obey every father that orders his son to divorce his wife. A man said to Imaam Ahmad; my father told me to divorce my wife, but I love her. He replied; then do not divorce her. The man said in response; did not the Prophet -sallahu alayhi wa salaam- command Ibn Umar to divorce his wife on account of Umar ordering him (his son) with such? Imaam Ahmad said; is your father Umar? As Umar, as we know with certain knowledge, that he would never order Abdullah to divorce his wife unless it was due to an Islamic legislative motive, and perhaps Ibn Umar is unaware of such motive.
This is because it is impossible for Umar to have commanded his son with divorcing his wife in order to cause a separation between him and her without a legislative reason, this is very unlikely. On account of this, if your father or mother orders you to divorce your spouse and you love her, and do not find a legislative reference for such, then do not divorce her. As this is from the particular needs in which no one can interfere in as it relates to a man and his wife.
Translated by Najeeb Al Anjelesi