Shaykh Abdal Hakim :- 2019/Jan

Background

It is about time I post something from one of my favorite teachers, Shaykh Abdal Hakim.

As I made my way home ran into my home girl.

As we spoke she fessed to me that some of what I am saying might not make sense to her; as she is Muslim by marriage.

Paul

Paul bails me out yet again…

  1. Use of Freedom [ 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 ] ( Link )
    • NIV
      • I am all things to all people so that I can save a few
      • I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings
    • KJV
      • I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
        And this I do for the gospel’s sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
  2. Spiritual Wisdom ( 1 Corinthians 2:11-12 ) [ Link ]
    • No one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.
      We have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.…
  3. Wives [ 1 Peter 3:1-4 ] ( Link )
    • Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, when they see the purity and reverence of your lives.  Your beauty should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.
  4. The Council at Jerusalem ( Galatians 2:7-9 ) [ Link ]
    • On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted to preach the gospel to the Gentiles, just as Peter had been to the Jews. For God, who was at work in Peter’s apostleship to the Jews, was also at work in my apostleship to the Gentiles. And recognizing the grace that I had been given, James, Cephas, and John—those reputed to be pillarsgave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the Jews.…

 

Videos

  1. Heart Surgeon: Reconnecting the Heart
    • Profile
      • Our hearts are often distracted by the artificial and superficial all around us in the modern world. In this talk, Shaykh Abdal Hakim discusses some of the fundamental ayat (signs) in Allah’s creation that He in His Mercy has laid out as a means to revive the heart and purify ourselves from distraction.
    •  Videos

In depth

Heart Surgeon: Reconnecting the Heart

  1. Allah is always drawing our attention to his signs
  2. Contradictions
    • In most places the busyness of modern life does not allow one to enjoy nature
      • Does not enjoy deep breath
      • Revival in the soul
    • That is not so in some spaces
      • Mountains of Spain
        • A feeling that one is living life in concert with Nature
  3. Why
    • Koran is giving to us when those signs are being pulled back
  4. Life in concert with motion
  5. Most of use are urban dwellers
  6. Rather than feeling
  7. Life judges on how we can make money and how we spend it
  8. People of Calm
    • Allah wants us to be people of Calm
    • When we think of him, he wants to bring us to calmness
  9.  Re-connection
    • Reading the book and allowing our mind to bring us closer
    • Allowing Allah to reach us through Nature
  10. Modern World
    • The modern world can not make money out of our calmness & contentment
    • And, so it buries it
  11. Before time, but place in time
    • To effect our natural life
    • To awaken the spirit within us
    • Allah Creation can not be overthrown
    • Human beings have a natural tendency for destruction
    • Bear witness
    • Not see through the surface of the
    • Perceive senses
    • Not to be strange, but new

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