“Indeed, there is no fear upon the awliyaa’ of Allah, nor shall they grieve, those who believe and are ever pious in their actions. To them are glad tidings in this life and in the hereafter. There is no changing the words of Allah. That, then, is the great success.” (Qur’an Yunus 10:62-64)
Lecture speaks of how Allah defines his allies and the allies of Shaytan to be. Also warnings against aligning oneself with Shaytan over Allah and this happens and a person may not even know it.
Say what you have to say, or part of what you have to say, and do not let the Satan get you carried away…”
Lecture speaks of how as Muslim we are not to exaggerate in our love for the Prophet to the point of equating him with Allah.
“And protect your oaths.” (5:89)
Lecture speaks of how we have to be careful swearing by Allah. This is one of the signs of a horrible nation – to use Allah’s name so easily when bearing witness and making covenants.
“They thought wrongly of Allah -the thought of ignorance. They said, ‘Have we any part in the affair?’ Say you (O Muhammad (May the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) ): ‘Indeed the affair belongs wholly to Allah.’ They hide within themselves what they dare not reveal to you, saying: ‘If we had anything to do with the affair, none of us would have been killed here.’ Say: ‘Even if you had remained in your homes, those for whom death was decreed would certainly have gone forth to the place of their death,’ but that Allah might test what is in your breasts; and that which was in your hearts (sins), and Allah is All-Knower of what is in (your) breasts.” (3:154)
Lecture speaks of how even if one can not understand it – accepting that everything that happens good and bad was already written to be and nothing can change it is a component of faith
“And truly, if We give him a taste of mercy from us, after some adversity (severe poverty or disease, etc.) has touched him, he is sure to say: ‘This is for me (due to my merit), I think not that the Hour will be established. But if I am brought back to my Lord, surely, there will be for me the best (wealth, etc.) with Him’. Then, We verily, will show to the disbelievers what they have done and We shall make them taste a severe torment. ” (41:50)
Lecture speaks of how when times are good after hardship we should thank allah for the blessing not ourselves
“If you ask them (about this), they declare: ‘We were only talking idly and joking.’ Say: ‘Was it at Allah (May Allah be pleased with him) and His Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) and His Messenger (May the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) that you were mocking? ‘ ” (9:65)
Lecture speaks of how Islam forbids one from taking on the names of Allah upon oneself and also making fun of Allah or his religion or Prophet.
“Do not say ‘With the will of Allah and with the will of that person’ but rather say ‘With the will of Allah and then with -the will of that person.’ ”
Lecture speaks of how we have to be careful with our tongue to not equate Allah to his creation. Say Allah first and then the creation.