The rule regarding one’s parents is explicitly set out in the Qur’an. “Whether one or both of them (your parents) reach old age with you, do not say ‘Ugh!’ to them out of irritation and do not be harsh with them but speak to them with gentleness and generosity.” it says. “But if they try to make you associate something with Me about which you have no knowledge,” meaning to make you revolt against Allah, the Qur’an and Islam, “do not obey them”, Almighty Allah tells us. What does not obeying mean? If they encourage rebellion against Allah. They must not tell you not to meet with Muslims, not to read the Qur’an or not to pray. That is wrong. But paternal and maternal rights are very important.
We are people who live for Allah. We become completely different if our country or flag are attacked. Has the nation not proved that time and time again? They saw that at Gallipoli. And at Antep. They have seen it everywhere. This country and religion are ours. We will establish Turkish-Islamic Union. Look, we do not call these places Maraş, but Kahramanmaraş (Brave Maraş). Not Antep, but Gaziantep (Victorious Antep). We are the children of the same father. They imagine we desperately want to live. We live for Allah. But we will become something different again if they try to take our country, nation or flag away from us, if they try to deprive us of our religion and faith. They will regret it terribly. They must come to their senses.
(The economic crisis in Europe persisting at serious levels)
Life has no meaning if people are irreligious, atheist, materialist and Darwinist. People regard themselves as no different to worms. They have no belief in the hereafter. They imagine the world cease to exist or they can die at any moment. Life is meaningless for them. Why work? They ask. Other people also become meaningless for them. They feel a terrible sloth, a suffering, a defeatism. That is why they want everything to be ready-made. They expect the State to provide food and money. So they can eat and drink and sleep in comfort. They are also frightened of the future and keen to cling onto money. They lock their money and assets away, so the economy is paralyzed. The economy literally goes into a coma. And it cannot wake out of that coma. They can attach the electrodes to it all they like. It will do no good. It is Hazrat Mahdi (as) who will resuscitate it. And Jesus the Messiah (as). Apart from that, the system does not currently look like one that can be sorted out by any foresight or precautions.
Criticism alone is no good. One must speak pleasantly of the good aspects of things. Love is very important. Complements and winning people over lead to love. People know their own good points, but they still like to hear them from other people. That helps to reinforce them. It has a positive effect. It makes them even better, insha’Allah.
Allah creates everything people say. People cannot speak. Humans are helpless entities of flesh and bone. Allah makes that speech and body in destiny His instrument, insha’Allah. Allah manifests it in people.
They do not want to learn or talk. As if they can obstruct Hazrat Mahdi (as) by covering him up. They imagine they can obstruct Hazrat Mahdi (as) by not telling people about the sings revealed by our Prophet (saas). The way of the Mahdi will not stop. It will grow even faster. Because Muslims will see something untoward is happening. Even though people who go on about the most appalling nonsense can clearly see that the hadiths related by our Prophet (saas) are all coming true, that they are scientifically perfectly accurate, they are still reluctant to say a word about them. It troubles them. Because their own sheikh failed to spot it; second, because their own sheikh cannot be the Mahdi; third, because their pleasant situations will come to an end; fourth, because they find obedience difficult; fifth, because they will no longer be able to spread their nonsense; sixth, because the positions of power they enjoy will collapse… and so on, and so forth. They do not want the way of the Mahdi to be brought up in any form. But the more they cover it all up, the more I raise it, and the more I will continue to do so.