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Pure hearts...


Interfaith meeting, Battersea 1998

We are happy and honoured that your Holiness has invited us once more to be here. It is undoubtably the Will of the Lord Almighty. He always wants His Servants to have good understanding amongst themselves. He wants them to be friendly with each other, not to be fighting or hating, harming, hurting or killing each other. I think this is true. I do not think that anyone can claim that the Creator wants us to quarrel, fight, kick, harm or to kill each other. I don't think so. Do you think that if a father, the head of a family, who has 10 sons and 12 daughters, wants his family to be peaceful, fighting and cursing each other?

What about the Lord of Heavens Who created man to be His Representatives on earth? Do you think that He wants them instead of serving Him, to be fighting against each other. What foolishness is this? Which Holy Books tells them to do this? Which religion tells them to? Judaism? If they do, it is wrong! Christianity? If they do, it is wrong! Islam? If they do, it is wrong! It cannot be.    He, Who created man and honoured them, wants them to be friendly, helping each other, supporting each other, loving each other, keeping justice and rights of each other. Even an ant has rights. The smallest creatures has rights. Every creature has been created by Allah, the Lord of Heavens, Allah. If He did not like the creature, He would not have created it. You must believe that if Allah the Almighty did not give His Permission, nothing can harm you or hurt you. But if you leave His Divine Service and start hurting others, He will let them hurt you. They may even kill you with the smallest bacteria. A two meter tall person, a very tall person, can be killed by a small bacteria. One can enter his body and develop into an army of bacteriae killing that person. But if you go on the right path and give the rights to the Creator, He will keep you and protect you. Everything will help you, and never harm you.

We are now in the 20th century. It is coming to an end and we are entering into the 2nd millennium.

What are we doing, these 6 or 7 billion people on earth? Are they living for their Lord, or working for satan? Are they living for the service of the Lord or for satanic trips and traps harming each other and trying to kill masses of people? They are trying to kill millions with one go, destroying everything which mankind has built since thousands of years. Is that your civilisation of which you are so proud? This cannot be considered to be civilisation, because people have become slaves of technology. They are not on their knees in front of their Lord, but in front of technology. This handmade technology!

This is a very, very, very small group of people who have come together here in this huge city. They have come together in friendliness. Do you think that you can find 15, or even 5 meetings of this sort? Something is approaching. The second millennium is coming closer, and something else too: if we do not change our attributes, a curse will come. No power on earth can stop it. Everyday we see such terrible weapons on TV which have been made by us, mankind, to kill each other. We are cursed because of that. Allah will not punish His People like He did in the past with people who did not follow Heavenly Rules. Some were punished by a flood, some by earthquakes, some by winds, some by fire... Different kinds of punishment befell the people, and they were taken away. But this nation will not be punished from above, but from between themselves. People are in different groups, in different camps, becoming enemies of each other and killing each other. That is the punishment this time. This is why all governments use every possibility and their full financial support to have even more dangerous and horrible weapons to destroy, and other nations do the same. This brings a curse on every nation.

There is a traditional rule: the one who kills will go to hell and so will the one who is killed. Because the one who is killed was intending to kill, but the other one was quicker. People with bad intentions must be punished.

Every nation which gets more weapons, not only for defence, but for attacking, are urged by satan to be the boss of the world. Every nation wants this. Satan says that the English can't be the boss, maybe the Americans can. The Germans say the Russians can't. The Russians say it can't be the Germans. The French say the Germans can't. The Italians say it can't the be Greeks. The Turks say not the Arabs, the Arabs say... This is how satan teaches us to think bad of others. We have not been ordered to think bad about others or to have bad intentions against others.

Pure hearts never carry bad intentions. Pure hearts never carry jealousy. Pure hearts never carry enmity. Pure hearts never carry hatred. Pure hearts never carry harm against others. Pure hearts cannot be against other people.  Pure hearted people live only for their Lord. Bad people do not live for their Lord. They live for the sake of this world.

His Holiness, my brother, just said, "We are going to hear from Sheikh Nazim what our Lord is making him to speak." That is the truth. I am not someone who prepares something official, and that is artificial.  That is like plastic. If you put plastic fruits here, it will look like fruit, but it gives you no benefit. It takes away sincerity from people and makes them like plastic figures. No! Come to your Lord and try to become His sincere servant, not official servants. No! No official titles. Our real title, which cannot be taken away from us, is servanthood. You can be a king or a queen, emperor or pope, but your real title  is still that you are a servant of the Lord. Jesus* is a servant! Muhammad* is a servant, saints are servants. This is their real title which cannot be taken away. Don't think just because you have been dressed in golden clothes and with a golden crown, that you will be anyone else. If you put a golden crown on the head of a horse and dress it completely in gold, do you think that it will consider itself to be different, thinking it is not a horse anymore? You cannot be anyone else.  Lordship only belongs to one, to the Creator. Everybody else only has one real title written on their foreheads, 'Servant of the Lord'. This is why I am humbly asking, and when I am speaking to people anger sometimes come to me. Don't be hurt, but accept the reality. What I am saying is real. If you accept it will be the reason of your happiness here and in the hereafter. It will be the reason that blessings will come to you.

All of us have different forms, different races, different colours. As I was praying I had a vision of a meadow. Do you think that a meadow consisting only of green grass would be better than one with different kinds of flowers in it? No doubt the flowered one! Have you seen different kinds of flowers living side by side? Have you ever seen the yellow flower fighting the red flower? There are so many different flowers living friendly side by side in the meadow. But you, mankind, are unable to see the reality of different races and sexes and nations. Why can't you see the harmony, peace and enjoyment?  Why aren't you trying to make a peaceful world?   We must try to come back to ourselves.

The second millennium is a new chance after the first millennium ended in the worst conditions. Nations are fed up with wars and killings and devils and evil. They also hope that the second millennium will bring a good understanding amongst every nation and religion to come together and to be the servants of their Lord. As my brother invited me to come to this  Interfaith meeting I came running, hoping that our Lord will make me to say something which is acceptable for them. If a handful of people accept it, it can grow amongst millions. So many prophets only gathered a handful of people, like Jesus Christ*, only 12 people. And Sayyidina Muhammad* also only had a handful of companions in the desert. They reached out and millions of people are now following them. We must try to follow their ways seriously and carefully. May Allah bless you and forgive me.

There is only one Lord, all others are servants. The highest honour anyone can reach, the most praised honour for mankind, is servanthood for the Divine Service. Keep that and your Lord will protect you, even if it rains fire from the sky, it will not touch you. Like the flood at the time of Noah*, people in his ark were saved.

Battersea, 15.2.1998, All Saints Church


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