Islam = Justice
One of the things that people misunderstand is when they say that 'Islam is the religion of equality'. What they should say is that Islam is the religion of justice.
Can one who judges by something other than that which Allaah has revealed be regarded as just, if he does not wrong people?
From it we derive the very methodology by which we live our lives and view this blessed religion of ours.
We sin openly and secretly, inwardly and outwardly, major and minor, to the Creator and the creation. And whilst it is unavoidable to do at least some sins, it is important that we seek forgiveness from Allah daily.
In this tour we will be in the company of the second man in Islam, after the Messenger of Allah, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, and after Abu Bakr As-Siddîq. This is the man whose name is paired with justice and truth, strength and courage, and asceticism and godliness. His name is linked to piety, observing and fearing Allah, and crying out of fearing Him. This man is known for his intuition and intelligence, his accuracy of vision and insight, of being conscientious, and of conquering the desires of the self.
The speech today will be about a new page among the pages of the Guided Caliphs. The owner of this page is the just Imam, the scholar, the God-fearing worshipper, the magnificent master and the Prince of the Believers. He is Abû Hafs ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ibn Marawân the Qurashi (from the tribe of Quraish)...