“Say: That which my Lord has forbidden is none other that despicable acts – both apparent nd hidden – sin, transgression with no justification, to associate as partners with Allah that for which He has sent no authority, and to say about Allah that which you do not know.” (Qur’an 7:33)
Lecture speaks of the ways in which shaytan aids his allies through music, the jinn and dreams.
“When Allah decrees (Iraada, decree) for a people evil, there is no way to turn it back, and they have no protector other than Him.” (Qur’an 13:11)
Lecture speaks of how we will make bad choices but after repenting we have to let go and move on. Nothing can change the decree of Allah for you but the key is to move on and let go.
“Verily your Lord is the one who created the heavens and the earth in six days and then sat on the throne. He covers the day with the night which seeks it persistently (is never late in its succession). The sun, the moon and the stars are subjugated to His command. Verily, His is the creation and the command, blessed is Allah, Lord of the worlds.” (Qur’an 7:54)
Allah is the creator and we must live our lives following his commands and accepting that he is the authority. However being human we may sometimes make bad choices. The key is to never lose hope of the mercy of Allah and turn back to him in repentance.
“Beware of the look of the believer, for verily, he sees with the light of Allah.”
Lecture speaks of how the allies of Allah are able to discern if a miracle is from Allah or shaytaan. Environment plays a big role in determining this.
“The knowledge of ours is defined by the Qur’an and the Sunnah. Whoever has not studied the Qur’an and the written hadith is not qualified to speak about this knowledge of ours”… and should not be taken as an example.”
Lecture speaks of how the allies of Allah are not perfect and make mistakes. But they are quick to repent. Also the allies live their lives and base their choices and decisions on the Quran and Hadith and not their opinions.
“The strong believer is superior and more loved by Allah than the weak believer, and in each there is good.”
Lecture speaks of how just because another Muslim does not know the details of the deen as you do, you can not refer to he or she as being a kafr. We are all in different levels in regards to our knowledge. The key is to put to practice the knowledge you gain to the best of your ability.
“Faith (imaan) is some seventy-odd components…”
Lecture speaks of how one can be close to Allah and still harbor some bad qualities. As long as that person works to correct the qualities he can still be an ally.