Ibn ‘Abbas reported that the (pronouncement) of three divorces during the lifetime of Allah’s Messenger and that of Abu Bakr and two years of the caliphate of Umar (was treated) as one. But Umar b. Khattab said: “Verily the people have begun to hasten in the matter in which they are required to observe respite. So if we had imposed this upon them, and he imposed it upon them. “
Lecture outlines the rules for a man divorcing a woman and for a woman initiating a divorce from the man. Also how many times can reconciliation be done or considered.
“It may be that you hate something when it is good for you and it may be that you love something when it is bad for you. Allah (swt) knows and you know not.”
Lecture speaks of how Allah does not hate anything that he made lawful. He only hates the things he made unlawful. Divorce is good and clean but it comes with guidelines to prevent it from being abused.
“The Believers who show the most perfect faith are those who have the best disposition, and the best of you are those who are best to their wives and families”
Lecture speaks of how divorce is something lawful and everything allah made lawful is good and clean and he does not hate anything he made lawful. Divorce occurs when two people realize they can not live together harmoniously; and no one should ever say it is something allah hates.
A man came to the Prophet saying, “I have a slave girl. I desire what men desire, but I do not want her to become pregnant, so I practice coitus interruptus with her. The Jews say that this is a minor form of burying your children alive”. The Prophet said, “The Jews are wrong. If Allah wishes to create a child, you cannot prevent it,” ( Abu Daoud, Ibn Majah; al-Nisai, and al-Tirmidhi.)
Lecture speaks of the permissibility of Birth control and its conditions. Also the Impermissibility of Abortion unless the woman’s life is in danger
“From the front or the back, but avoid the anus and intercourse during menstruation.”
Lecture details what is forbidden for the spouses to do sexually with one another.
“Vile women are for vile men, and vile men are for vile women; virtuous women are for virtuous men and virtuous men are for virtuous women.” (24:26)
Lecture speaks of how fornicators are not lawful to marry. Nor is is lawful to enter into a marriage just for sex. Nor lawful is temporary marriage. However islam allows a man to have up to four wives on the condition that he can provide for them and be just with his time.
“What is haram by reason of genealogy is haram by reason of fosterage.”
Lecture speaks of the men and women who are unlawful to marry.