All god's prophet muhammad muhammad
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All god's prophet muhammad muhammad: This is the piece in praise of the prophet muhammad peace be upon him and his son arabic but i'll tell you what i'm saying so you don't have to guess it just says all god's prophet muhammad and his.
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- Welcome to sunday sermons another recording from unitarian universalist church of davis california www.dav.org for further information. Welcome to the unitarian universalist church of davis i'm danny lindstrom the intern and campus minister we are so glad you're here with us this morning. Good morning i'm tamara range today's worship associate. Unitarian universalist we believe that all people are inherently worthy and dignified. You are welcome here no matter how you identify or who you love no matter the color of your skin or your personal circumstance. No matter if the right no matter your understanding of god or life's big questions this community. Acknowledge all that is being held by the people in this room. We like one pillar candle. Sorrows of the world. For the moments that weigh heavy on our hearts. We like one pillar candle for the joys of this world for the moments of hope. And celebration. Now let us enter ourselves. Worship music. Good morning. Salaam alaikum. Peace and blessings of god be with all of you. This is the piece in praise of the prophet muhammad peace be upon him and his son arabic but i'll tell you what i'm saying so you don't have to guess it just says all god's prophet muhammad and his. Unitarian universalist chalice is a symbol of light and hope. If we bring light and hope into the sanctuary. Are childless today is louis hightower. We're very honored to receive her gifts of music today. Are opening words this morning come from marjorie bowen's wheatley. Our first task in approaching another people. Another culture. Is to take off our shoes. For the place we are approaching is holy. Else we'd find ourselves treading on another's dream. More serious still. We may forget the god was there before our arrival. Lemon pepper with me to share their devotion to the message of islam. And trade with me many stories of the prophet muhammad peace be upon him life. Today we are honoring the holiday moffitt. Which is the observance of the day of the prophet's birth. Movie exact day of the birth is still debated. The majority believes that he was born on the 12th day. Of the islamic month of rabi awal. Golden state will change on a 12-month gregorian calendar this year malibu begin sundown on thursday november. 20th. And the evening friday december. Service this morning will be honoring his birth in the way recommended by the muslim tradition telling stories of his life. Of his life both as a man and as a prophet. We also recognize that this is a chance to learn from two of our sources of unitarian universalism. First of the words and deeds of prophetic people switch challenges to confront powers and structures of evil with justice compassion and the transforming power of love also learning wisdom from one of the world religions. A few things that you might hear during the service first allah and allah is god in arabic. We'll speak of the quran. And the quran is essential religious texts for the muslim people and is a revelation from god to muhammad peace be upon him after the prom the prophet's name is said you will hear a salutation. For example muhammad. Peace be upon him. The peace be upon him is the salutation and is recited out of respect. For the prophet. Given our time today the stories have been shortened from what. If you're interested in learning more please email me after the service and i am so happy to provide you with resources to continue learning. We come into this space to learn a bit more about the prophet muhammad peace be upon him and about the man we will hear stories from his life. We will care lessons he has learned and we. Can learn from him. Maybe remember to take off our shoes because the place we are in is holy. The celebration. And the life that we are learning about. Is coley. There is a building in the center of islam's most sacred site. It's called the kabob. Damaged in a flash flood in about 600 ce. Everyone in the neighboring clans agreed that the building needed to be rebuilt at that point. It was very time-consuming and labor-intensive but all the clans participated together in the hard work. Muhammad peace be upon him was part of the construction. The new kabob. When the work was about half completed mclambs decided that it was time to return the fabled. Blackstone. Traditional position on the eastern wall. This stone is very precious because. Around it it was a white meteorite that fell from the heavens. And it turn to black because of the sins of man. Blackstone was the one physical reminder of the deep ancestry of the makin's. So the clans off bot. Over who would have the honor of putting that blackstone. And its rightful place. It was a violent argument. With some of the clans promising blood war if another clan was to move that stone. One grave elders avoided civil war. Through the gate. Be the person that would help decide. Who would have the privilege of moving the stone place. It was muhammad peace be upon him. Kate. Clans versus co happy because muhammad peace be upon him. Was also known as alla i mean. Which means trustworthy. Muhammad peace be upon him. In his wise assessment of the situation. Decided to lay this play his robe on the ground. Benny picked up a stone and he said the stone. And then he said. Will the elders and each clan. Please come and grab a corner. Myro. Elder picked up a corner of the roach and they move the stone to the position. This way all plans can say that they. Had a part of moving the sacred blackstone. This particular story of muhammad peace be upon him wisdom. Solidified further his moral and to his followers. Author explains that there is a saying in the arabic language that means reward is proportionate to action. Not everything in his life had been so simple. His first wife often called the first believer believe him to be a prophet before he believed it himself. He had journeyed to tiny's to meet with the chiefs of the city. But none of the chiefs would listen to him. Only rejected his message. Animated show. 3 miles. They threw rocks. He was considered an outcast in his own city and abused at every turn. It was during this time that allah chose to reward him with what is known as i listened and my ha. The miraculous journey to jerusalem and ascension to the heavens. It started with a cleansing of the prophet heart to ready him for the journey. The angel gabriel the same messenger who spoke to abraham of his son isaac. The same messenger who spoke to mary of jesus. Jesus came to muhammad. The creature that was somewhere between a mule and a donkey and together the three traveled to jerusalem in one. When they arrived on the temple mount. He found himself face-to-face with the prophets of old. Abraham jesus and many others who have been on earth were there to greet him. Muhammad peace be upon him lead them in prayer. And then he remounted the barak. And ascended into heaven. A journey only a few before him had taken. Jesus. The prophet and the prophet elijah. He passed through each of the seven layers of paradise and again he saw the process. From adam to jesus greeted him and called him brother. When he was alone and all of the peasants 50 units. Five daily prayer for his for his nation people to pray 60 times per day. And the prophets descend from the heavens he passed by moses who was eager to hear what i like i told him. Requested 50 prayers a day. Moses asked muhammad peace be upon him to go back to allah and ask for fewer prayers. Moses's experience with the israelite that 50 prayers was too much to ask of any followers. He recommended that muhammad peace be upon him go back and ask allah for less. Discontinued this back-and-forth muhammad peace be upon him. 5 prayers every. The reward is proportionate to the action the prophet had suffered greatly for the message that he believed for the message that he was chairing and it was greatly rewarded. In their book the life and work of muhammad peace be upon him explained that it was this gift from allah this gift of seeing the next world that would give the prophet the spiritual stamina and conviction to carry his message forward. On earth in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. All the gifts of the ascension renewed muhammad peace be upon him spirit and his conviction. The muslim people were still facing persecution in mecca. Under his suggestion the muslim people begin to move to medina. Within the first year a pact of religious tolerance was agreed upon by the people of medina between the christians the jews and the muslims. According to author it was through this congress. Which occurred during the first year in medina that their views on god jesus and mohammed were discussed intensely. It was through these intense debate debate of muhammad it was through these discussions that the christians and muslims specifically entered into an agreement which would allow for their peaceful coexistence. Describe the medina charter. Which states that as soon as muhammad peace be upon him entered madina. Duties of muslims as well as jewish people as christians and pagans and proclaimed freedom of religion for everyone. They were united under one nation one houma. What you may recall from the second-story is how all of the scribe definition of. The medinatura firm to the following rights for all in medina. Specifically for non-muslims the security of god was equal for all groups. Non-muslim members had the same political and cultural rights. As muslims and freedom of religion. Non-muslims would take up arms against the enemy of the nation and the cost of war. Against the enemy of the nation. But they were not obliged to take part in any religious wars. Medina was just a city-states this party lasted until the beginning of the umayyad dynasty in 1661. Admittedly destroys curare simplification of the events of the congress of the three religions and the bendena charter but it is important to recognize that info freedom of dialogue freedom of religious belief and relief from persecution was what was important for each of these three groups. Leader in medina muhammad freedom. Together in one city in one. Each story has represented a time in the life of the prophet. The great wisdom he showed when he was young when rebuilding. Need for him to be reassured that being a profit isn't easy but that reward is appropriate. To the action. Finally that with new conviction and spiritual stamina he was able to continue to spread his message a message that included religious freedom. Maybe learn from the words and deeds of prophetic people who challenges to confront powers and structures of evil with justice. Compassion and the transforming power of love. Please join me in the spirit prayer and reflection. Spirits. Spirits of love. Heartache and celebration. Remind us that we need each other. The victim of sexual harassment and assault their stories choose whose stories are still painful to share. Egypt on friday in love their family and their community. In love. And sorrows. A today. And love situation and celebrations that we have brought with us. Space. Maybe remember to lean on others when we meet you. Remember to hold up when they meet us to. May we have the courage to do both. We are together this interconnected web of all existence. Together by love. And by hope. Spirit of life as we look to the flame of the challenge help us find what we need. I'm blessed. Please connect with one another in a way that feels comfortable. Are benediction comes from leslie takahashi morris. And that we have ever been stands with us on the brink of all that we aspire to create. A piece. Amore embracing home. Greater generosity of spirit. A deeper joy in this life we share. What does congress congregation say amen.